Love McCotter Little, 94, died on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Little was born August 23, 1917 to the late St. Elmo McCotter and Estelle Sawyer McCotter in Bayboro, NC and was the widow of the late George R. Little, Jr. She was a retired public school teacher and a member of Christ Episcopal Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Little Wilkins and husband, Keith Graham Wilkins, of Malta, daughter-in-law, Gray Brantley Little of Elizabeth City; five grandchildren: George Roscoe Little IV and wife Bess Harrell Little, Katharine Little Farless and husband, Wood Farless, Caroline Wilkins Ritchie and husband, Eric Ritchie, George McCotter Wilkins and wife, Tara Clipperton Wilkins, and Esther Silvia Wilkins; four great grandchildren, Carmen Love Ritchie, Isabella Ritchie, Ethan Wilkins and George R. Little V; and a sister, Joyce McCotter Greeson. Also, she is survived by a special niece, Eva Carolina Bright and husband, Roger, and dear family friends, Alvin and Peggy McPherson. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her two sons, George Roscoe Little III and Lenyer McCotter Little, daughter-in-law, Betty Jean Houtz Sanders Little, and granddaughter, Lenyer Houtz Little.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at New Hollywood Cemetery. The family is receiving family and friends at the residence, 2127 Rivershore Road, Elizabeth City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mrs. Little’s name to the Albemarle Hospice, 311 Cedar Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or to the Building Fund at Christ Episcopal Church, 220 McMorrine Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Little family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences