Geraldine Saunders

In Memorial

Geraldine Moore Saunders, 81 of 1130 N. Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, September 2, 2013 in Albemarle Hospital. She was born on July 10, 1932 in Charlotte County, VA to the late Freeman L. Moore, Sr. and Jenny Clark Moore. Mrs. Saunders was the wife of Allen Goodman Saunders. She was retired having worked at Winslow Oil Company and Crossroads Oil Company, Hertford. She was active in the Eastern Star, Chapter 44, a volunteer at Albemarle Hospital and a member of Corinth Baptist Church and the Golden Circle Sunday School Class.

She is survived by daughter, Diane I. Manning and husband William; son, William T. Icenhour and wife Ella; daughter, Tammie I. Lewis and husband Karl all of Elizabeth City; two sisters, Phyllis M. Clements and husband Carl of Saxe, VA and Nadine M. VanHorn and husband Bucky of Battleboro, NC; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Freeman L. Moore, Jr. and Nathan “Buck” Moore.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Dr. David Turner. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p. m. at Twiford Funeral Home, Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC; on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until the service time; and at other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Saunders family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at

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  1. Kathy Peterson

    Tammie, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family now. We know what your Mother meant to you and how deeply you loved her. Know part of her is in you and will live on. Please accept our deepest condolences at this time, and we love you very much.

    Kathy & Fay

  2. Bill and Deborah Williams

    Allen and family, our prayers and thoughts are with you all.. Our condolence is with you all.

  3. Bess Ward

    So sorry to read this about Gerry, as we lost contact some year’s back..

    We traveled a many a mile together with Eastern Star…

    Tammy,Diane & William, I am so sorry and know my thought’s and prayer’s are with all of you now..


    Bess Ward

  4. Mary Ann Aydlett

    My deepest condolences to all of you during this difficult time. Gerri was a sweet wonderful lady who touched the lives of so many people. My prayers are with you.

  5. Cathy Austin Buchanan

    Diane and family,
    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Roger 7 Ursula Tolson

    Diane, Tammy and family. We were so sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. We know how much you all loved her. We are thinking of you and love you.Roger and Ursula.

  7. Judy Rogerson Cox

    At times like this, I wish I was still in Elizabeth City. I am so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. I have many fond memories. God bless you and your family. Love and prayers, Judy

  8. Rochelle Girls

    Diane, Tammy and Family We are so sorry for your lost.Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.She will be greatly missed.

  9. Darlene Clark

    Tammie, Diane and family. My heart is heavy for you during this time. Your mother was a very sweet and special person.
    Love and prayers,
    Al & Darlene Clark

  10. Betty Fairchild,Carl Fairchild

    Rest in Peace our Eastern Star Sister.
    To the family- you are in our thoughts and Prayers.

  11. Kathryn Ravelo


    Please accept my deepest condolences to you and your family. Sending thoughts and prayers your way for strength and healing.

  12. Jim and Patricia Britt

    We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your family are in our prayers.
    Patricia and Jim

  13. kim cerveny

    I am sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.
    Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.
    Kim and Ernie Cerveny

  14. Terry & Donna Gilbird

    We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Ms. Gerry. Our thoughts are with all of you.

  15. Mack & Faye Sawyer

    Please accept our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts. May the memories you hold in your heart bring healing and peace to your soul. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Mack & Faye

  16. Rebekah Hendricks

    Thoughts of sympathy are offered to all those mourning Mrs. Geraldine Saunders passing. May Faith in God’s Word console your, as you “comfort one another” throughout this time of personal sorrow. (1 Thess 4:18)

  17. Roman Gabriel

    Our condolences to the whole family. We will miss her antics. More miss her laughter. Reach us 361.238.0639

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