Barbara Boyce Etheridge Tillett, 82, died June 28, 2013, at the Tarboro Nursing home. She was born on February, 16th, 1931, to the late Jesse Emerson Etheridge, and Darrow Malone Tillett, in Wanchese, NC. Barbara was a loving wife and mother, who took great care of the home. She loved attending church, keeping faith and prayer a big part of her life.
She is survived by her husband, David Caswell Tillett, of 49 years; her daughters, Darlone Daniels, and husband George, of Wanchese, NC, Sally Daniels and husband Charlie, of Tulsa Oklahoma; her son, Landrey Gaskins, and wife Mary Helen, of Rocky Mount, NC; her sister, Carol Tillett, of Manteo, NC; her sisters in law, Betty Lou Henley, Sarah Etheridge, and Betty Ballance; her grandchildren, Angie Sawyer and husband Keith, Vicky Hodges and husband George, Dr. Shane Daniels, and wife Sheila, Heather Sulkowski and husband Ryan, and Rachael Rowland, and husband Jason; Great Grandchildren, Dylan Hodges, Drake Hodges, Dayne Hodges, Taylor Sawyer, Doxie Sulkowski, Hunter Rowland, Ali-Joy Rowland. Including her parents, she is predeceased by her sister, Laurette Swindell; brothers, Mac Etherdige, Darcey Etheridge, and Jessie Etheridge Jr.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 4:00 pm, at the Wanchese Assembly of God, with the Reverend Stephen Wescott, Reverend Roger Barnett, and Reverend David Daniels officiating. A visitation for family and friends will be on Tuesday, July 2nd, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, at Twiford Funeral Home, 500 Budleigh St, Manteo, NC. Burial will be in Cudworth Cemetery.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.
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