Henry Perry “H.P.” Newbold, 82, of Elizabeth City, NC, died Monday, June 27, 2011 at Carolina House. Born in Sanford, NC, he was the son of the late Henry Clay Newbold and Callie Perry Newbold and was the husband of the late Betty Taft Newbold. Mr. Newbold was a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church where he had been a former choir member, and a deacon. He was also a member of the Kiwanis Club and was a veteran of the United States Army.
Mr. Newbold is survived by his daughter, Ellen N. Ferebee and husband Jim of Shawboro, NC and their children, Harrison and Garland Ferebee; sons, Stephen E. Newbold and wife Sabine of Woodbridge, VA and their children, Ben and Nick Newbold and Henry Perry Newbold, Jr. and wife Martha of Elizabeth City, NC and their children, Stephanie and Sam Newbold; and a sister, Jennie N. Lee of Wilson, NC. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Clay and Sue Newbold. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Carolina House of Elizabeth City for the special care given to our father and to Herbert Small for his generosity and attentiveness to our father during the course of his illness.
A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Corey Miller and the Rev. Charles Stevens officiating. Burial will be in Old Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the church and at other times at the residence of Ellen and Jim Ferebee, 178 N. Indiantown Road, Shawboro, NC. Memorial donations may be made to Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church, 700 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Newbold family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences