Daisy Stowe O’Neal

In Memorial

Daisy Stowe O’Neal, 89, of Hatteras, NC went to her heavenly home, July 8, 2013. She was born in Hatteras, NC on March 16, 1924 to Walter and Nora Stowe. She is survived by Ephraim O’Neal her husband of 69 years. She was a faithful wife, mother and Granny. Called Mrs. Daisy by the many people that knew her, she was well known for her sweet smile and quiet ways. Her kitchen was a place that was always open, and the quote is that “there is always plenty in the pot”. Many visitors have been blessed to eat her cooking.

She was survived by her three children: Wayne O’Neal and Judy, of Piedmont, AL; Peggy Braddock and Samuel, of Bonifay, FL;  Alethia Joy Willis and Durwood, of Hatteras, NC. She is also survived by six grandchildren: Wayne O’Neal, Jr. and Kelly, Lori O’Neal, Kenny McArthur, Brian McArthur and Olga, Woody Willis and Karla, Natasha Farrow and Lester.  She was also a very proud Granny to six great grandchildren: Cody McArthur, Aleah McArthur, Ezekiel Willis, Adalyn Willis, Lester Farrow V (Quin), Cameron O’Neal.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, July 10th, 2013, 6-7:30pm, at Hatteras Assembly of God.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 11th, 2013, 2pm at Hatteras Assembly of God with Pastor Jeyakumar officiating.

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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  1. Jennifer Stowe

    Today your mother heard our Lord call her home and she completed this earthly journey. Mrs. Daisy’s life was a wonderful testimony of her faith and sweet nature. I have so many fond memories of your mother from my childhood and have always called her my “second” mother. I weep with you today but also can rejoice knowing this separation is only temporary and then we will be reunited for eternity. We love you all and pray that you will feel God’s comforting presence and strength during the days ahead.

    Jennifer & Bill Stowe

  2. Lynne Foster

    Ernie and I will miss her so much. She was a constant presence throughout Ernie’s life and my first friend here in Hatteras. Miss Daisy was, to us, the epitome of kindness and sweetness and the village has lost a special goodness. We are holding you all close to our hearts. Love, Ernie & Lynne

  3. Crystal Blackmon

    We are so sorry. Our condolences to everyone in this loving family. Sincerely, Dave Blackmon and family

  4. Dr.Burroughs & Winona

    So very sorry for you loss! We are praying for all the family. She was such a sweet person & will certainly be missed in this community!

  5. Rosa Alice Mayo

    Miss Daisy will be missed, she was such a sweet, caring person and today she is with Jesus, whom she loved and worshiped…I know your hearts are heavy and I pray that knowing so many care for you all that in some small way it brings you comfort…love you all…

  6. Michelle Pehrson

    Thoughts and prayers for peace and healing being sent to you and your family!!!I am so sorry for your loss..Miss Daisy was one of the sweetest kindest people I have ever had
    the pleasure to know.There is a hole in the cloth that is Hatteras Village.

  7. Lorraine Burrus

    My thoughts and prayers to each of you in losing such a sweet, kind and loving Christian woman. It has been an honor and pleasure these past 47 years to have known such a wonderful lady and to have shared life here in Hatteras Village with her and with all of you. My love and sympathy. Lorraine

  8. Carl and Nancy Agee

    We are so sorry to hear of your lost. We were greatly blessed to know Miss Daisy, she was sweet, loving woman of God. She will be greatly missed by all. You will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time of lost. God Bless Miss Daisy’s family. Love to all Carl and Nancy Agee

  9. Sybil Austin Skakle

    I remember Daisy with affection and I share your loss. May your hearts be comforted by Him whom she knew well.
    Love and prayers,
    Sybil A. Skakle

  10. Sherry & Johnny Willis

    This Island has lost one amazing woman, Daisy was truly an amazing Christian woman, wife, mother, and grandmother. There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it. This is what Daisy truly was. Daisy was a rose that has stood true to the storms of life, and today she has her greatest reward, she’s safe in the arms of Jesus. Love and prayers to all the family!

  11. Charles and Vivian Gray

    We are so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express the emotions I am feeling at this time. Since I was a young child, Miss Daisy was such a positive influence in my life. Her calm, peaceful spirit was such an inspiration. What a Godly example she was to those around her. Her family and Hatteras community is experiencing a tremendous loss. May we all follow her Christ-like example. Love and prayers to you all.

  12. Amos W O'Neal Jr & Family

    May the LORD bless you all. She was a special auntie an she will be missed, but what joy to meet Jesus face to face.. love you all Wade & Pat.

  13. Tom and Cynthia Harper

    We’re very sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  14. florida boys

    we were grateful to have known granny Daisy, to us she was a true angel on earth and when we did get to sit in here kitchen I honestly felt like I had won the lottery, she was such a sweet and kind person and am blessed to have known a person with such grace and style. Our hearts go out to the family and friends, we love you Mrs. Peggy

  15. George H. & Ruby J. Good

    Sorry for your loss and we pray that God will be with you in this time of need.

  16. Sue Styron

    Ephraim and family, I am sorry to be so late in expressing my sympathy for your loss. I am sorry I didn’t get to know “Miss Daisy”, but she must have been special-your wife of 69 years. Please accept my late, but heartfelt condolences. With love Sue Styron and Cliff Shepherd

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