Whitehurst Robert

Whitehurst Robert

Robert W. Whitehurst

VA Beach- Robert Wayne Whitehurst, 49, passed away March 28, 2008. Mr. Whitehurst was born in Norfolk, to P.J. and Gloria Spruill Whitehurst of VA. Beach. He worked for Southern States, was a member of Blackwater Baptist Church, the Creeds Ruritan Club and was an avid Norfolk Admirals and Tides fan and a member of the Admirals and Tides Booster Clubs.
Left to cherish his memory are, his loving wife, Suzanne Guill Whitehurst; daughter, Ashley Jackson of VA Beach; parents P.J. and Gloria Whitehurst; brother, Randolph Whitehurst of VA Beach and sister, Paula Knight of VA Beach.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 2:00pm at Blackwater Baptist Church with Pastor Gregg Hammer officiating. Burial will follow at Blackwater Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Twifords Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake on Sunday from 7:00 until 8:30 pm. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.

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Robert “Bob” Courtland Martin

Robert “Bob” Courtland Martin

MARTIN
NAGS HEAD, NC

Robert Courtland Martin, 48, of Nags Head, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2008 after a valiant struggle with lymphoma.

Bob is survived by his devoted wife Nicole Gregory Martin, his daughter Colby Quinn Martin and his son, Robert Courtland Martin,Jr He is also survived by his mother Janet Bowman Martin of Virginia Beach, VA and his father Dr. Bob Martin and wife Barbara of Henderson, NV; three sisters: Leslynn Twiddy and her husband Mike Youngblood of Williamsburg, VA, Kaytren Martin Palacios and her husband Marty of Virginia Beach, VA and Doriann Rector and her husband Andy also of Virginia Beach, VA, Nieces: Olivia Twiddy, Gabriella Palacios, Lexi Rector and Mary Katherine Youngblood. Nephews: Brian Twiddy, Augie Palacios, Isaac Palacios, Anderson Rector, Tradd Rector, Adam Jaudon, Wesley Jaudon, Michael Palacios, Michael Youngblood, Jr as well as his loving wife’s family, Diane Gregory, Barry Gregory, ‘Mike’ DeGrandcham, Paige Gregory and Michelle and Steve Jaudon.

A celebration of life will be held Sunday March 30, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Twiford’s Colony Chapel by the Rev. Teresa Holloway. Burial will follow in Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens. Friends may join the family at the funeral home Saturday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Leukemia and lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 4072 Pittsfield, MA 01202. Friends may join the family at the Martin Residence following the internment. Twiford Colony Chapel Manteo is assisting the family.

Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Mary McPherson Hendricks

Mary McPherson Hendricks

Mary McPherson Hendricks, 75, formerly of Berea Church Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, March 27, 2008 at Guardian Care. Mrs. Hendricks, a native of Pasquotank County, was the daughter of the late Roy and Gertie Mae Cahoon McPherson, and she was the widow of Robert V. Hendricks, Sr. She was a member of Berea Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Diana Merritt and husband Bobby of Moyock, NC, Valerie Dean and husband Steve of Washington State, two sons, Robert Hendricks, Jr. and Nathan Hendricks and wife Judy all of Elizabeth City, NC. Six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be Monday, March 31, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. Graveside services will at 2:00 PM at Riverside Cemetery in Norfolk, VA. The family will receive friends at Sunday from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home and other times at the home of the son, Nathan Hendricks, 851 Berea Church Road, Elizabeth City, NC. You may sign the online register at www.twifordfh.com. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of the arrangements.

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Jack William Whitehurst

Jack William Whitehurst

Jack Whitehurst, age 78, of 370 Tull’s Creek Road, Moyock, NC died Wednesday, March 26 at Chesapeake General Hospital. Born in Cape Charles, VA, he was the son of the late Patrick William Whitehurst and Ethel McCandless Whitehurst and the husband of Clara Poyner Whitehurst of the residence. Mr. Whitehurst was a retired cabinet maker for the Norfolk School System.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Nell Cagnoni and husband Kag of Napperville, IL; a son, Johnny Whitehurst, Jr. and wife Ryanee of Currituck, NC; a sister, Anna Borum and husband Charles of Burkeville, VA; a brother, Charles Whitehurst of Portsmouth, VA.

A graveside funeral service will be Friday, March 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM at Moyock Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Castle officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence. You may sign the online register at www.twifordfh.com. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of arrangements.

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Jewell Scarborough

Jewell Scarborough

Nags Head, NC

Jewell Hasty Scarborough , 86, widow of James A. Scarborough, went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2008.’ Born in Cerra Gorda, N.C., Jewell was the daughter of Franklin F. and Annie R. Hasty.’ She has lived most of her life on the Outer Banks.

Jewell and her husband, Jim, were owners and operators of Scarborough’s garage from 1950-1980. She was Nags Head Postmaster’ from 1961 to 1967.’ Jewell was a founding member and served as the first Executive Secretary of Dare County Chamber of Commerce during the late 1960’s.

In 1959, the Scarboroughs bought the old Pell Austin home located in the Corolla Village.” During the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s they used this second home as a retreat from their busy lives in Nags Head.’ These were generally considered the ‘good old days’ of the Currituck Outer Banks, with the Scarboroughs well-known for welcoming family and friends alike into their home for food, beverages and lively conversation.

Jewell’s love of her community and church were present in her daily life, evidenced by her strong and abiding Christian faith and involvement in Mount Olivet Methodist Church of Manteo and the Corolla Chapel. Her active support in the re-vitalization of the Whalehead Club in Corolla’ was indicative of her love for this small community.

Jewell unselfishly attended to those in need through many acts of kindness, generosity and love for all. Her door was always open. To many who knew her, she was ‘like a second mother’.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters and their spouses, Karen S. Whitfield and husband, John , of Corolla, and Lynn Scarborough and husband, Jim Kleinert, of Nags’ Head.’ Very precious to her were her two loving grandsons, Drew and Kyle Whitfield.’ She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, March 29th at 3:00 p.m. at Mount Olivet Methodist Church in Manteo, N.C. The family will receive family and friends in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service. ‘A private burial will be in the Austin Cemetery in Kitty Hawk.

In lieu of flowers, Jewell has requested that donations be made to Mount Olivet Methodist Church or to a charity of your choice.

Twiford’s Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Almeda Paul

Almeda Paul

Wanchese, NC

Almeda Barnett Paul, 75, of Wanchese, NC died Wednesday, March 26, 2008 in Elizabeth City, NC. Born in Wanchese, she was the daughter of the late William and Ina Midgett Barnett and was the widow of Sterling G. Paul.

Mrs. Paul is survived by a daughter, Hazel P. Chabin of Bonita Springs, FL; five sons, Jerry D. Paul of San Mateo, CA, William E. Paul of Marathon, FL, Sterling G. Paul, Jr. of Tavernier, FL, Bobby G. Paul of Jupiter, FL, and Ellis L. Paul of Marathon, FL; her companion, Ernest Rogers of Wanchese, NC; her life long friend, Jean Ballance of Sunbury, NC; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Wanchese Assembly of God by the Rev. Roger Barnett. A committal service will be held at the Mason Cemetery in Bath, NC on Saturday at 3:00 PM. The family will receive friends and relatives at Twiford’s Colony Chapel, Manteo on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Twiford’s Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Richard William Albury

Richard William Albury

Richard William Albury, 45, of Ocean Highway North, Hertford, N. C. died Sunday, March 23, 2008 at the McGuire Veterans Hospital in Richmond, VA. He was born in Miami-Dade County, Hialeah, Florida and was the son of the late Robert Frederick Albury and Ruth Short Albury. Mr. Albury was a graduate of Perquimans High School, a veteran of the U. S. Army where he was stationed in Alaska, and was licensed as a Real Estate Broker with the Albemarle Association of Realtors.

Survivors included his wife, Sheila Smith Albury, three step-daughters Sherri L. Watkins and husband Chris, Krystal P. Smith and husband Glen and Laura M. Rollinson and husband Brian all of Elizabeth City, N. C. one step-son, Daniel Leroy Plowe and wife Cheryl of Elizabeth City, N. C. his half-brother, Bob Albury and wife Brenda of Camden, N. C. seven step-grandchildren, Christopher Bray, Timothy Watkins, Jordan Watkins, Eric Smith, Alex Smith, Brandon Rollinson and Dillan Rollinson.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 5:00 P. M. at the Forest Park Church of God. The family will join friends immediately following the memorial service.

Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Albury family with arrangements. You may sign the on line register at www.twifordfh.com 252-335-4395

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Charles Hardy Allen

Charles Hardy Allen

Charles Hardy Allen, age 54, of 270 A Trafton Road, Camden, NC died Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. Allen, a native of Camden County, was the son of the late Charlie Allen and Dorothy Brickhouse Allen.

He is survived by five sisters, Irene Ward and husband Glenn of Camden, NC, Gloria Allen of Hertford, NC, Edna Trueblood and husband Rodger of Elizabeth City, NC, Nancy Murphy and husband Joey of Lillington, NC, and Dorothy Brinson of Grisland, NC; and a brother, Rocky Lee Allen of Virginia; and a nephew Eric Ward.

Mr. Allen is being cremated and a service will be held at a later date. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Allen family. You may sign the online register at www.twifordfh.com.

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Timothy Blane Watson

Timothy Blane Watson

Timothy Blane Watson, 43, of 900 NC Highway 343 North, Camden, NC, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at Albemarle Hospital after a long illness with Huntington’s Disease. Timothy was born in Norfolk, VA, the son of Patricia Watson and the late Wayne Watson.

Besides his mother, Timothy is survived by a sister, Jennifer Watson of Richmond, VA; three brothers, Jamie Watson and Kevin Watson both of South Mills, NC, and Neal Watson of Barco, NC; and six nieces and nephews.

A private graveside memorial service will be held in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA, where Timothy will be buried beside his beloved MeMa. The family will receive friends at the residence, 900 NC Highway 343 North, Camden, NC. Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Watson family. To sign the online register, visit www.twifordfh.com.

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George Voss

George Voss

Nags Head, NC

George Grier Voss, 63, of Nags Head, NC died Saturday, March 22, 2008 in Nags Head. Born in Hopewell, VA, he was the son of the late Edward and Francis Grier Voss and was employed with Ambrose Furniture.

George is survived by his wife of forty years, Pat F. Voss; two daughters, Tracy V. Shearer and husband Eric of Raleigh, NC and Cindy V. Moore and husband Trae of Atlanta, GA; and five grandchildren, Taylor, Alex, Abby, Kennon, and Karson.

A memorial service will be conducted on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 2:00 PM at Twiford’s Colony Chapel, Manteo. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy V. Foundation, 106 Towerview Ct., Cary , NC 27513.

Twiford’s Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.

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