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Ellen Russell

Ellen Russell

Ellen Holmes Russell, 62, of 106 Scotland Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died as a result of an automobile accident on Friday, December 19, 2014.  She was born in Elizabeth City, NC on December 17, 1952 to Mrs. Lora Fay Norfleet Holmes and the late Doug Holmes.  Ellen was a retired public school teacher with over 37 years of service.  She retired from Buckland Elementary School in Gates County, NC in 2005 after 30 years of service and 7 years from Pasquotank Elementary School.  She was a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church and a graduate of Appalachian State University. Besides her mother,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Lester Ward

Lester Ward

Lester Marvin Ward, 88, of North Swains Lane, Barco, NC died Friday, December 19, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Brooks, WV, he was the son of the late Robert Roscoe and Estella Carolina Ward and was the husband of the late Mary B. Ward. Mr. Ward is survived by six children, Nancy C. Jones and husband Morris of Barco, NC, Anita G. Gregory and husband Jerry of Virginia Beach, VA, Bonnie R. Ingold of Crystal Hill, VA, Jack R. Ward and wife Connie of Shawboro, NC, Dennis L. Ward of Chesapeake, VA and Charles W. Ward and wife Wanda of Chesapeake, VA; eighteen grandchildren, twenty-eight... (Read complete obituary here)

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Melvin Armstrong

Melvin Armstrong

Melvin Robert Armstrong, 75, of 892 Berea Church Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, December 19, 2014 at his home.  A native of Gates County, NC he was the son of the late Robert Roland and Nellie Mae Morgan Armstrong and was the husband of the late Janice Price Armstrong.  Mr. Armstrong was avid NASCAR fan and loved his grand and great-grandchildren. He is survived by a daughter, Kathy Meads and husband Alan of Elizabeth City, NC; three sons, Melvin Robert Armstrong, Jr. and wife Jackie of Fountain, NC, Vic Armstrong and wife Cheryl of Elizabeth City, NC and Michael Armstrong of Elizabeth... (Read complete obituary here)

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Richard Morris

Richard Morris

Richard Frederic Morris, 81, of Rivershore Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Detroit, MI, he was the son of the late Raymond Morris and the late Gladys Rule Kelly and was the husband of Maggie Smith Morris.  Mr. Morris was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church where he had been an usher, lector, chalicer and greeter and had attended Bible Study every Wednesday morning.  Mr. Morris and his wife enjoyed dining out and were especially devoted to Erp’s Truck Stop.  He was a veteran of the United States Army. In addition... (Read complete obituary here)

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Nancy Burns

Nancy Burns

Nancy B. Burns, 80, of Kill Devils Hills, NC, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, December 14, 2014. Born in Baltimore, MD on January 19, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charles Benner and Doris Benner. Ms. Burns retired in 1995 as manager of the Maryland Wholesale Seafood Market and moved to the Outer Banks to be near the ocean that she loved and her son, Tod. She was an avid gourmet cook. Her lifelong passion and greatest joy came from her faithful canine companions, Maxwell, Murphy, Sam, Tricks and Ben, all of whom she has reunited with in Heaven. Ms. Burns is survived by two sons,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Nancy Carter

Nancy Carter

Nancy Earley Carter, 87, of 6401 Auburn Drive, Virginia Beach, VA died Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Beth Sholom Home of Eastern Virginia. A native of Ahoskie, NC, she was the daughter of the late James Hayward Earley and Bessie Mae Adkins Earley and the widow of William Ross Carter. She was the owner and operator of Nancy’s Cruise Center. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Bullock and husband Dwight and Donna Ivins  both of Virginia Beach, VA; a son Douglas Carter of Chesapeake, VA;  grandchildren Audra Bullock and Ross Ivins; sisters Lorene Odom, Peggy Amato and Diane Miller and brothers... (Read complete obituary here)

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James Preston

James Preston

James Albert Preston, 86, formerly of Harrisonburg, Virginia, died Thursday, December 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judith Jones Preston, a son, Michael, of Lynchburg, Virginia, a daughter, Michelle, and son-in-law, J. Christopher Wiltshire, of Richmond, Virginia, and two grandchildren, James Preston Wiltshire, of New York City, and Katherine Brett Wiltshire, of Charlottesville, Virginia. He was the son of the late Roy Clermont Preston and Catherine Price Preston of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and was preceded in death by his sister Elsie P. Harnish, and brother John C.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Elizabeth Halsey

Elizabeth Halsey

Elizabeth Sawyer Halsey, 88, of 811 W. Elizabeth Street, Elizabeth City, NC passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Mrs. Halsey was the daughter of the late George Washington Sawyer and Gracie Scaff Sawyer. Her husband, Clarence Halsey, Sr., of nearly sixty-one years, preceded her in death August 6, 2003. Mrs. Halsey was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse at Albemarle Hospital. She was a member of Fountain of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church since 1946 and a member of the Ladies Bible Class. Mrs. Halsey is survived by one son, Clarence Halsey, Jr. and wife... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charles Seymour

Charles Seymour

Charles “Charlie” Bernard Seymour, age 73, of the 100 block of US 158 West, Camden, NC died Friday, December 12, 2014 at W.R. Winslow Memorial Home. Born in Staten Island, NY, he was the son of the late James Boyd Seymour, Sr. and Winifred Monahan Seymour. He attended Camden County High School and graduated from East Carolina University with a BS degree in Biology. After graduation, he taught biology for several years. He then went to work for the White House in Washington, DC as a Secret Service Agent overseeing President Richard Nixon. He retired as an operating clerk from Norfolk Southern... (Read complete obituary here)

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Durward Medlin

Durward Medlin

Durward P. Medlin, Jr., 79, of South Mills, NC died Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of South Mills, he was the son of the late Durward P. Medlin, Sr. and Helen Williams Medlin and was the husband of Joyce Sawyer Medlin of the residence. He is survived by a daughter, Vickie Stafford and husband William and a son, Durward P. Medlin, III and wife Lynn all of South Mills, NC; two grandchildren, Abigail Ellis and husband Chris of Elizabeth City, NC and Seth Medlin of South Mills, NC; and one great-grandchild, Aiden of Elizabeth City, NC. A memorial service... (Read complete obituary here)

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Mary Lou Frye

Mary Lou Frye

Mary Lou Frye, 55 of 107 Travis Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, December 12, 2014 at her residence. A native of Olean, NY, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Robert Borden and Helen Frances Hand Borden and the wife of Peter Albert Frye of the residence. She was an Item Manager for the U.S. Coast Guard. Besides her husband she is survived by a daughter, Heather Nicole Bray and husband Billy of Elizabeth City, NC; a son Christopher Ryan Frye of Elizabeth City, NC; five sisters, Patricia Brown, Barbara Borden, Darlene Petti, Sandra Lockwood, and Tammy Thompson; two brothers, Clarence... (Read complete obituary here)

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Dallas Ambrose

Dallas Ambrose

Dallas Rueben Ambrose, 67, of 114 Little River Run Road Hertford, NC died Thursday, December 11, 2014 at his residence. Born in Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late Tom Ambrose and Ruth Bundy Ambrose. He was a sales supervisor for Pepsi Cola, attended Country Chapel and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He is survived by three stepdaughters, Tammy White of Elizabeth City, NC, Beth Colson of Hertford, NC, Gloria Baum of MI; and a brother Hubert Ambrose of Elizabeth City, NC. He was pre-deceased by three sisters, Margaret Halsey, Marian Ambrose and Faye Garrett and a brother, Tom Ambrose, Jr. A... (Read complete obituary here)

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Gene Singletary

Gene Singletary

Gene Page Singletary, age 82, of 129 Marlas Way, Camden, NC died Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born in Robeson County, NC he was the son of the late Rev. Garland Mazie Singletary and Jessie Bell Blackmon Singletary and the husband of the late Gabriella McDowell Singletary. He managed cold storage and peanut processing plants in Elizabethtown, NC, Wakefield, VA, Ahoskie, NC, Cordele, GA, and Aulander, NC for Columbian Peanut Company. Mr. Singletary served in the US Coast Guard, was a member of Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church, a member of the Lions Club of Camden,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Small Olds

Small Olds

Small Ross Olds, age 90, of Bass Lake Road, South Mills, NC died Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of South Mills, NC he was the son of the late Joe Frank Olds and Lena Small Olds and was the husband of Elsie Olexa Olds. Mr. Olds was an Iron worker and a member of the Knights of Columbus and the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post 6060 and served in the United Stated Coast Guard. He is survived by one daughter, Nancy Carey and husband Glenn of South Mills, NC; a son, David Olds and wife Pam of South Mills, NC; a sister, Faye Swain Woods of Elizabeth City, NC;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Barry Brown

Barry Brown

Barry Joseph Brown, born on April 29, 1949 in Hampton, VA died peacefully in the hands of the Lord on December 8, 2014 at Clare Bridge of Virginia Beach Estates. Barry graduated from Hampton High in 1968 where wrestling was his sport. Barry graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology Kodak School of Graphic Design in 1972. He then worked as the manager for a graphics shop on the Outer Banks, managed Builders Square in Hampton, VA, Home Depot of Virginia Beach and Kellogg Supply of Manteo. In his younger days, Barry was an avid fisherman, runner and more recently a bicycle rider on the Outer... (Read complete obituary here)

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Lawrence Crain

Lawrence Crain

Lawrence Eugene Crain, age 74, died Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Down East Health Care in Gatesville, NC.  He was son of Eddie and Bessie Twiddy Crain and the husband of Mildred Joyce Crain. A memorial service will be held Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Down East Health Care, 38 Carter Rd., Gatesville.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Crain family.   ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Edward Gray

Edward Gray

Edward Allen Gray, 76, died Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Beacon Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Born in Weeksville, NC, he was the son of the late Edward and Alice Gray and the widow of Mary Threadgill Gray.  After graduating from Weeksville High School, he joined the U. S. Air Force.  Ed was employed by Colonial Pipeline before his retirement. He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Gray McIntosh; a grandson, Tyler Robertson; two grandaughters, Cathy and Sami Cartwright, all of Chesapeake, VA; three sisters, Beverly Gray Knauss (William), of Camden NC,... (Read complete obituary here)

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James Bradley Sr.

James Bradley Sr.

James Madison Bradley, Sr., 94, of Kill Devil Hills, NC passed away December 5, 2014 in Chesapeake, VA. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 73 years, Margaret White Bradley. She was heard saying many times “Jim was her first and only true love”. Mr. Bradley was born in Norfolk, VA on January 10, 1920 to the late Edward H. Bradley and Virginia Bradley Fox.  Others that have predeceased Mr. Bradley include his four brothers, Edward, Robert, Tobin, George and his five sisters, Elizabeth Harrison, Mary Snyder, Virginia Brown, Mildred Smith and Florence Burton. In addition to his wife, survivors... (Read complete obituary here)

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Marvin Sawyer

Marvin Sawyer

Marvin Lee Sawyer, 85, of 1213 Riverside Avenue #108, Elizabeth City, NC was promoted to his new life in Heaven on Saturday, December 6, 2014.  Born in Camden, NC, he was the son of the late James Fred and Bernice Cartwright Sawyer and was the husband of Sara Ferrell Sawyer.  Mr. Sawyer was a man of great faith.  He taught Sunday school for many years and filled the pulpit at Evangelical Methodist Church and Bagley Swamp Wesleyan Church from time to time.  Mr. Sawyer was a very hardworking man and put in many hours as a dragline operator for over fifty years.  He was an avid flounder fisherman,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Teresa Emminizer

Teresa Emminizer

Teresa Ann Brumfield Emminizer, 45, of Kitty Hawk, died Sunday, November 30, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Hampton, VA and was the owner/operator of a pool and spa business. Teresa is survived by her husband, Jason W. Emminizer; son, Hunter James Emminizer; parents, Larry Brumfield, Sr. and Katherine Geagley Brumfield; sister, Lynn Sorto; and brothers, Larry Brumfield, Jr. and David Brumfield. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Liberty Christian Fellowship (244 Williams Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948) with the Rev. Scott Hobbs officiating. Burial... (Read complete obituary here)

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Rena Owens

Rena Owens

Rena Bridgeman Owens, 83, of 138 Jesse Owens Drive, Harbinger, NC died Monday, December 1, 2014 at her home. Born in Tyrrell County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Hiram and Claudia Spruill Bridgeman and was the wife of Marious Percell Owens. Mrs. Owens was a very active member of Powells Point Christian Church for over sixty years. Her passions were cooking, sewing and gardening. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Owens is survived by four daughters, Donna Vance and husband Fred, Sue Owens and husband Reggie and Bonnie Speight and husband Dennis, all of Harbinger, NC, and Miranda... (Read complete obituary here)

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Andrew Redmond

Andrew Redmond

Andrew Eugene Redmond, 89 of 106 Canadian Goose Drive, Currituck, NC died Friday, November 28, 2014 at his residence. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late James W. Redmond and Agnes Cecelia Westerfield Redmond. He was a retired salesman for Campbell Auto Parts, a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII, and Baptist and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Williams Redmond of the residence; and a brother, Ernest H. Redmond of Scotland, MD. A funeral service will be Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Rehoboth Baptist Church with the Rev. Frank Thigpen, the... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Ansell

William Ansell

Reverend William “Bill” Ansell, 79, of Elizabeth City, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014. He was born in Norfolk, VA on September 7, 1935, to the late Burness Ferdinand Ansell and Jeannette Forrest Ansell. Over the years, he and his family lived in Richmond, Virginia, Janesville, Wisconsin, and Cincinnati, Ohio. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ohio at Miami University in 1958 but returned to Virginia to study for the ministry. He completed a Bachelor of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond in 1962, a Master of Arts from the Presbyterian School of Christian... (Read complete obituary here)

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Gary Mercier, Sr.

Gary Mercier, Sr.

Gary Edward Mercier, Sr., 75, of 117 Mercier Lane, Hertford, NC died peacefully in his sleep Friday, November 28, 2014 at his residence. Born in Detroit, MI, he was the son of the late Edward Mercier and Vera Stewart Roswell. He was the Founder of Lunker Fishing Lodge and Club, a member of the American Legion and the VFW and was very involved with the Boys Clubs of America. He was a retired Chief from the U. S. Navy. He is survived by his significant other, Karen Clay-Respass; a daughter, Theresa Marie Roberts; two sons, Gary Edward Mercier, Jr., and Larry Scott Mercier; four step-sons, Luke Smith,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ruth Griffin

Ruth Griffin

Ruth Medlin Griffin, age 91, of 917 Bartlett Ave, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, November 28, 2014 at her residence.  A native of Perquimans County, she was born in 1923 to the late Nathan Hiliary and Laura Etta Layden Medlin and was the widow of Raleigh W. Griffin, Jr.  She was a member of Blackwell Baptist Church and the Blackwell Joy Club.  She was a pianist for the Senior Citizens Club for fourteen years and was named Outstanding Citizen of the Year in 2003.  She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary  Post #6060 and the Pasquotank Art Council. Mrs. Griffin was known as the “Angel Lady”... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Johnson

William Johnson

William Allen Johnson, 59, of 606 Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at his residence.  Born in Scranton, PA, he was the son of the late Glenn Walker Johnson and Shirley Allen Johnson and the husband of Deborah Foxworth Johnson of the residence.  He was retired from the U. S. Navy, Superintendent of B.A.E. Systems and attended Forest Park Church. Besides his wife he is survived by three daughters, Angela Renee Harper Adams, Khrista Brook Runyen, and Rachel Ann Williams; a son, Jacob Ian Johnson; two sisters, Lynn Lesh and Cheryl Flowers; and eleven grandchildren. A... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Miller

William Miller

William “Bill” Hugh Miller, 80, of Colington, NC died on November 24, 2014 at his home. He was the son of the late Patrick H. and Odessa Crank Miller and the widower of Naomi Payne Miller. A native of Dare County, William retired as a commercial fisherman. William is survived by two sons, Lee Miller and wife, Gaby of Columbia, NC and Adam Miller of Colington, NC; a sister, Nellie Sawyer and husband, Clay of Hertford, NC; two brothers, Russell Miller and wife, Gloria of Denton, NC and Lonnie Miller and wife, Brenda of Wanchese, NC; and one grandson, Edward Lee Kendall Miller. Along with... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jeffrey Waters

Jeffrey Waters

Jeffrey Calvin Waters, age 54, of Burlington Dr., Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Pasquotank County, he was the son of Anne Sawyer Waters and the late John Calvin Waters. Mr. Waters was retired from Lowes Home Improvements having worked in delivery service. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Cheryl Simpson and husband Paul of Elizabeth City, NC and Joan Calhoun and husband Mark of Seneca, SC; two nieces, three nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. A private memorial service will be held at a later... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ray Hopkins

Ray Hopkins

Melvin Ray Hopkins, 67, of Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at his home.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC, he was the son of the late Leonas and Sue Edwards Hopkins and was the husband of Michelle Robinson Hopkins.  Mr. Hopkins was retired from Winn-Dixie as an assistant manager where he had worked for twenty-six years.  He later had gone to work at Lowes. In addition to his wife, Mr. Hopkins is survived by a daughter, Hayley Beth Hopkins; a sister, Dianne McPherson and husband Joe, all of Elizabeth City, NC; and three nieces, Kim McKinniss of Gibsonia, PA, Gina Johnson and Nancy... (Read complete obituary here)

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Dot Anderson

Dot Anderson

Dorcas “Dot” Jennette Anderson, 87, of 2018 West Main St., Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at her residence. Born in Dare County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Jennie Scarborough Jennette and Unaka Benjamin Jennette, who was the last lighthouse keeper on Hatteras Island where she spent her childhood. Mrs. Anderson was the wife of James Anderson of the home. She was a member of First Christian Church and was retired from Carolina Telephone as a supervisor. Mrs. Anderson was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Robert Barrett

Robert Barrett

Robert Wayne Barrett, Sr., age 66, of Moyock, NC died Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at his residence.  A native of Virginia Beach, VA, he was born in 1947 to the late Joseph Alfred Barrett, Jr. and Catherine Barnes Barrett Stebbins.  He was the husband of Donna Cremeens Barrett.  He was a Veteran having served in the Air Force and had retired as a heavy mobile equipment mechanic from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Robert Wayne Barrett, Jr. and wife, Jessica of Chesapeake, VA, four daughters, Kimberly Leon and husband, David of Chesapeake, VA, Nakita... (Read complete obituary here)

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Billie Barnett

Billie Barnett

Billie Foote Barnett, 67, of Buxton passed away unexpectedly on November 18, 2014 at her home. Born in Covington, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late William Foote and Beulah Holt Foote, and the widow of Thomas Hetzer. Billie retired with the NCDOT Ferry Division where she proudly served in multiple capacities. Billie is survived by a son, Jonathan Hetzer and wife, Connie; a brother, Bryan Foote and wife, Erica; and two grandchildren, Payton and Gage. A visitation will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 1:00pm at Twiford Funeral Home, Island Chapel in Hatteras. A funeral service will... (Read complete obituary here)

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Harry Umphlett

Harry Umphlett

Harry Bassett Umphlett, Jr., 81, of 1300 Fairfax Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Franklin, VA, he was the son of the late Harry Bassett Umphlett, Sr. and Mildred Whitfield Umphlett and was the husband of Jane Sanders Umphlett.  Mr. Umphlett was a member of Christ Episcopal Church and a former President of the Elizabeth City Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow.  He had attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and graduated from Medical College of South Carolina.  Mr. Umphlett had worked as a pharmacist prior... (Read complete obituary here)

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Donnie Farrow Sr

Donnie Farrow Sr

Donnie Lewis Farrow, Sr., 74, of Buxton died on November 17, 2014 at his home. A native of Buxton, he was the son of the late Perley Farrow and Ellen Midgette Farrow. Donnie was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and worked as a commercial fisherman. Mr. Farrow is survived by his wife, Shirley Bass Farrow; a daughter, Donna Jean Penfield of Buxton; a son, Donnie Lewis Farrow, Jr. of Buxton; two sisters, Minnie Williams of Buxton and Annette Noble of Wilmington; two brothers, Everette Farrow of Avon and Norman Farrow of Wilmington; and two grandchildren, Donnie Lee Farrow and Jesse Lewis... (Read complete obituary here)

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Vernon Dockery

Vernon Dockery

Vernon Clifton Dockery, 95 of 125 Caratock Road, Currituck, NC, died Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at his residence.  Born in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of the late Frank DeWhit Dockery and Annie Mae Dozier Dockery and the husband of Doris Dockery of the residence.  He was a member of Oak Cliff United Methodist Church in Dallas, TX, Nags Head Surf Fishing Club, Currituck Lodge 463 AF & AM, N.C. Beach Buggy Association, Scottish Rite, Sudan Temple, and the Elizabeth City Shrine Club. Besides his wife he is survived by a sister, Ethel Terrell of Rockwell, TX; three brothers, Leland Dockery of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Imogene Kramer

Imogene Kramer

Imogene Denbo Kramer (Gene), 84, of Raleigh, NC, died suddenly on November 12, 2014.  Born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Admiral Edward Murtone and Dorothy Garrett Denbo, she lived in many different cities while her father served his country during World War II. One especially memorable time for her was when the family lived in Bermuda where Admiral Denbo was responsible for building the Naval Air Base there.  After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill, Gene’s first teaching position was at Elizabeth City High School, where she taught English at the age of 21 to high school seniors almost her own... (Read complete obituary here)

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Nelson Davidson

Nelson Davidson

Nelson Charles Davidson, 91, of Moyock, NC died Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Sentara Nursing Home.  He was born in Brookneal, VA on April 26, 1923 to the late Charlie C. Davidson and Ida Mae Elder and was the husband of Libby Onieta Davidson. Mr. Nelson was in the United States Navy where he served in World War II from February 1942 to December 1945. He was formerly a Virginia State Trooper and later retired in 1974 from Harnell Building Company. Besides his wife, he is survived by a son Darryl Davidson of Moyock, NC and a grandson, Clay Nelson Davidson of Monroe, WA. He was predeceased by a son,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Peter Jaquiery

Peter Jaquiery

Peter Michael Jaquiery, 59, of Kitty Hawk passed away peacefully on November 16, 2014.  He was born on March 23, 1955 in Bryn Mawr, PA.  Peter moved to the Outer Banks after being invited to a party in Nags Head back in 1976 when he fell in love with the area and relocated here from Puerto Rico. He began scallop fishing on trawlers out of Wanchese and progressed to carpentry and was known as “Salt Treat Pete” until he was finally able to fulfill his creative passion as a landscaper.  He also worked with his family at Wright Property Management in Kitty Hawk. Peter is survived by his wife... (Read complete obituary here)

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David Martin

David Martin

David Arlo Martin, 70 of 106 Walnut Drive, Moyock, NC died Saturday, November 15, 2014 at his residence.  A native of Charleston, WV, he was the son of the late Hugh French Martin and Bernice May Price Martin and the husband of Patricia L. Martin of the residence.  He was a brick mason and a U.S. Navy Veteran. Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Sandra Beickert and husband Mark of Maple, NC, Cynthia Ramsey and husband Lloyd of Camden, NC, and Dee Martin and husband Shaun O’Leary of Suffolk, VA; five grandchildren, Megan Frazier, Mary Munoz, Katie Reed, Julie Reed and Christopher... (Read complete obituary here)

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Shirley Spencer

Shirley Spencer

Shirley Mae Spencer, 84, cherished wife, mother, grandmother, and friend passed away at home on Sunday, November 16th, 2014 in Kill Devil Hills, NC after a prolonged battle with cancer. Shirley was born on June 09, 1930 to Jesse and Bertha Warren of Great Bridge, Virginia. She married Ira D. Spencer, Jr. on June 10, 1945 in Norfolk, Virginia. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple in 1964. They moved to Dare County, where Ira was born and raised, to rear their family. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Ira, on July 02, 2014. They had recently celebrated their... (Read complete obituary here)

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