Nathan Edward Cherry, 84, of 1813 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at his residence. A native of Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late John Franklin Cherry and Estelle Pritchard Cherry. He was the husband of Fay Liverman Cherry and they were married for sixty-two years. He was a farmer.
Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Janet Fay Cherry of Cary, NC and Carol Denise Cherry of Elizabeth City, NC; two sons, Kenneth Edward Cherry and wife Terrie of Columbia, NC and Ronald Curtis Cherry and wife Amy J. Wheelock of Arlington, VA; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by a sister, Elizabeth Seymour and two brothers, John Franklin Cherry and William Cherry.
A funeral service will be Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Betty Connette and Pastor Don Carter officiating. The family will receive friends Friday, November 1 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and immediately after the service in the funeral home lobby. A private burial will be for family. Flowers are welcome and donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Cherry family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.