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Edgar Kalvik

Edgar Kalvik

EC KALVIK Elizabeth City, NC Edgar M. Kalvik (Kal), age 78 of 1006 Kayla Court, Elizabeth City, NC, passed away on December 5, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. His wife and daughter were at his bedside. Kal was born in Audubon, MN, to John and Hulda Kalvik. A brother, Arvid and two sisters preceded him in death. Kal grew up on a farm in Hannaford, ND, until 1943, when his parents moved to Portland OR. He worked in the shipyard there until 1944 when he enlisted in the US Navy. After boot camp he was assigned to various ships and shore duty, and made chief... (Read complete obituary here)

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Caleb Ferrell

Caleb Ferrell

EC Ferrell Caleb Divers Ferrell, Jr. Resident of Camden County, NC Caleb Divers Ferrell, Jr., 80, of 916 Sandy Hook Road, Shiloh, NC, died Tuesday, December 6, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. He was born in Pasquotank County, NC, the son of the late Caleb D. Ferrell, Sr. and Daisy Bell Weston Ferrell. Mr. Ferrell was retired from the United States Navy, where he served in WWII, the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a member of Fellowship Independent Baptist Church and the Eureka Lodge #317 of the Masons. Mr. Ferrell is survived by three daughters and their... (Read complete obituary here)

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Joseph Riffle

Joseph Riffle

EC Riffle Joseph Bruce Riffle Native of Hagerstown, MD Mr. Joseph Bruce Riffle, age 87, of 133 Pendleton Lane, Elizabeth City, NC, died Sunday, December 4, 2005, at his residence. Mr. Riffle, a native of Hagerstown, MD, was the son of the late William L. Riffle and Bessie Liday Riffle and the husband of Marie Landis Riffle of the residence. He was retired from the U. S. Coast Guard, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Weeksville Lion’s Club, the Chief Petty Officers Association, America Legion Post 14 in Hanover, PA, the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post #6060,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Richard Kappler

Richard Kappler

EC KAPPLER Barco, NC Richard Joseph Kappler, age 78, of Barco, NC, died Monday, November 28, 2005, in Sentara Nursing Center Currituck. He was born in Somerville, MA, son of the late Leon Kappler and Blanche Marcinkiewicz Kappler. Richard served 24 years in the military, two years in the Navy Seabees, 10 years in the U.S. Army as a Military Police, 12 years in the Engineering Battalion and a retired Staff Sergeant E7 Class, and was a Purple Heart recipient. He also retired from his second career as a mail sorter for the U.S. Postal Service. Mr. Kappler is survived by... (Read complete obituary here)

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Melissa Kathleen Beam

Melissa Kathleen Beam

Kitty Haw, NC Melissa Kathleen Harrison Beam, 91, of Kitty Hawk, NC, died Monday, November 28, 2005 at her residence. Mrs. Beam was born in Elizabeth City, NC and was a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Walter Raleigh and Lessie Wright Harrison and was the widow of the late Everett Guy Beam. Mrs. Beam is survived by two daughters, Melissa Beam Towler of Kitty Hawk, NC and Martha Beam Loflin of Charlotte, NC; five grandchildren, David Beam Loflin and Stephen Daniel Loflin, both of Charlotte, NC, John Cotton Towler, Jr. of Kitty Hawk, NC, Grayson R. Towler of Denver, CO and Everett Blake... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Henry McDonald

John Henry McDonald

EC McDONALD Elizabeth City, NC John Henry McDonald, 78, of 883 Horseshoe Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, November 26, 2005, at his residence. Mr. McDonald was born December 8, 1926 in Pasquotank County. He was a member of the Ramoth Gilead Baptist Church, veteran of the U. S. Army, and a retired assembly line employee with Ford Motor Company. Survivors include: his wife Geneva Sawyer McDonald; sons Russell McDonald and his wife Mary Anne of Wheaton, MD and Frank McDonald and his wife Cheryl of Elizabeth City, NC; daughters Ellena M. Oglesby and her husband... (Read complete obituary here)

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Bonnie Brickhouse

Bonnie Brickhouse

EC Brickhouse Bonnie Williams Brickhouse Native of Pasquotank County, NC Mrs. Bonnie Lynn Williams Brickhouse, age 44, of 159 Keeter Barn Road, South Mills, NC, died Saturday, November 26, 2005, at her residence. Mrs. Brickhouse, a native of Pasquotank County, NC, was the daughter of Lois Ann Harrison Williamson, and husband James, of Camden, NC, and Gaither Parker Williams, and wife Pamela, of Crawley, WV, and the wife of Jimmie Daughtry Brickhouse, Jr., of the residence. She was a purchaser with Stateline Builders. She was a Pentecostal. She is also survived by two daughters, Holly Miller,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Audrey Talmadge

Audrey Talmadge

NS TALMADGE Hertford, NC Audrey Anne Ross Talmadge, 66, of 214 Harris Landing Road, Hertford, NC, died Sunday November 27, 2005, at her residence. Mrs. Talmadge was born October 31, 1939, in Sussex County, Stockholm, NJ, and was the daughter of the late George Ross and Elizabeth Talmadge Ross. Survivors include: her daughters Laurie T. Hopler and her husband Allen and Diana T. Elkie and her husband John; her sons Gary Lee Talmadge and his wife Debra and Greg Talmadge and his wife Tina all of Hertford, NC; sisters Uldine Ross, Barbara Rinkel, Valerie Reilly and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ann Bartlett Sauvager

Ann Bartlett Sauvager

Ann Bartlett Sauvager Aydlett, NC ‘ Ann Bartlett Sauvager, 85, of Mechanicsville, VA and Aydlett, NC, died Sunday, Nov 27, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. She was born in Norfolk,VA to the late Laban Wellons and Patsey Butler Bartlett and was the widow of Floyd Sauvager. Mrs. Sauvager was a former member of South Norfolk Congregational Christian Church and was a member of Trinity Christian Church in Mechanicsville. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Howard W. and Conni Evans of Mechanicsville, Va; her daughter and son-in-law, Deane E. and Larry Brothers of Aydlett,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jean Green

Jean Green

EC GREEN Jean Beasley Green, 74, of 103 Country Club Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday November 27, 2005, at the Albemarle Hospital. Mrs. Green was born September 23, 1934, in Dare County, and was the daughter of the late Calvin Braxton Beasley and Lola Fay Mann Beasley. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Ralph Green on March 14, 1998. She was a retired medical receptionist, member of the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and the Elizabeth City Rebecca Lodge #62, and recently was awarded with a honorary membership of Rebecca Lodge, and was Treasurer... (Read complete obituary here)

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Cleo Rountree

Cleo Rountree

Cleo Rose Rountree Resident of Gandy, NC Cleo Rose Rountree, 49, of 120 Dot Sears Road, Grandy, NC, died Saturday, November 26, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. She was born in Suffolk, VA, the daughter of the late Shirley and Catherine H. Rose and was the widow of John E. Rountree, Sr. Mrs. Rountree is survived by two daughters, Alicia F. Rountree of Norfolk, VA, and Maegan R. Rountree of Winston Salem, NC; a son, John E. Rountree, Jr. of Grandy, NC; a sister, Catherine Owen of Virginia; and two brothers, Herbert Rose and Daniel Rose both of Virginia. A private memorial service will be held at a later... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jessie Welsh

Jessie Welsh

EC WELSH Jessie Kreber Welsh, 84, of 11 Trestles Court, Camden, NC died Wednesday November 23, 2005 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mrs. Welsh was born August 6, 1921 in Bexar County, San Antonio, TX and was the daughter of the late Major General Leo Myron Kreber and Jessie Steward Bannon Kreber. She was preceded in death by her husband Col. Robert James Welsh (U. S. Army) and a sister Catherine Marie Latham. She was an avid golfer. Survivors include her daughters; Pamela K. Welsh of Camden, NC and Linda M. Johnson of Phoenix, AZ, her sons Robert L. Welsh of Camden,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Anna Oseneek

Anna Oseneek

Nags Head, NC Anna Dorothy Oseneek, 97, died Thursday, November 24, 2005 at the Outer Banks Hospital. Mrs. Oseneek was born in New York City and was a retired lab technician. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Wojciechowicz and the widow of William Adam Oseneek. She is survived by one son, Robert W. Oseneek and his partner Jane Bibee, both of Kill Devil Hills; one sister, Sophie DeMartino of Long Island, NY; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Rockville, Maryland. Twiford’s Funeral Home, Manteo, is assisting the... (Read complete obituary here)

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Henry Sargent

Henry Sargent

Nags Head, NC Henry Gerald Sargent, 62, died on Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Sargent was born in Throop, PA and was a painter. He was the son of Felicia Lanieski Sargent of Throop, PA and the late Henry Sargent and the husband of the late Marlene Sargent. Besides his mother, he is survived by one daughter, Holly Sargent of Throop, PA; one son, Mark Sargent of Orlando, FL; one sister, Joyce Sargent and one brother, Bruce Sargent, both of Throop, PA; four grandchildren; Alaina and Mark Anthony of Throop, PA, Adam and Justin of San Diego and one niece, Jill Tyler of Tucson, AZ.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Roy Heath

Roy Heath

EC Heath Roy Wilse Heath Resident of Camden County, NC Roy Wilse Heath, 70, 118 One Mill Road, Shiloh, NC, died Thursday, November 24, 2005 at his residence. He was born in Old Trap, NC, the son of the late Roy Burgess and Amy Forbes Heath and was the husband of Patricia White Heath of the residence. Mr. Heath was a retired veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the 82nd Airborne and Special Forces as an electronic specialist. He attended Wesley United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Hall Lodge #53 AF & AM, Elizabeth City York Rites... (Read complete obituary here)

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Stanley Lugar

Stanley Lugar

Stanley B. Lugar Virginia Beach – Stanley B. Lugar, 61, of Princess Anne County, died unexpectedly Thanksgiving morning of a heart attack. Nicknamed Deannie Boy, he grew up hunting and fishing with his uncle Melvin in the fields and creeks of Back Bay. After graduating Princess Anne High School he went to work at Ford Motor Company, where he dedicated 42 years of his life to supporting his family, developing friendships and meeting his lovely wife Sandy. On his farm in Blackwater, he spent most of his free time in the fields he loved. An avid builder and backyard mechanic, you... (Read complete obituary here)

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Betty D. Lathinghouse

Betty D. Lathinghouse

Betty Davis Lathinghouse, age 72, of 1000 Old Denbigh Blvd., Newport News, VA, died Tuesday November 22, 2005 in the Riverside Convalescent Center. She was born in Washington County, NC, daughter of the late James Thomas Davis and Blanche Phelps Davis and was the widow of Floyd Thomas Lathinghouse. Mrs. Lathinghouse was the former owner and operator of a restaurant and was a member of the Bethlehem Church of Christ. She is survived by two daughters, Dinah P. Grant and her husband Steve of Poquoson, VA, and Wanda P. Clifton and her husband Norman of Creswell, NC; two sons, Bobby Phelps of Creswell,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Doris Conrad

Doris Conrad

Mariemont, OH Doris ‘Mickey’ Justice Conrad, 81, formerly of Kitty Hawk, died Tuesday, November 22, 2005 in Mariemont, OH. She was the daughter of the late Paul Emmett McManus and the late Gloria Dee Cain and the wife of the late Leonard W. Conrad. She is survived by one daughter, Patricia Klusman and husband, Edward of Cincinnati, OH; four grandchildren; Serenity Meece and husband Richard, Edward P. Klusman, III and wife April, Lisa and David C. Justice, Jr. and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, David C. Justice. A graveside service will be held at Laurel... (Read complete obituary here)

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Kenneth Snyder

Kenneth Snyder

EC Snyder Kenneth Wayne Snyder Native of Clarksville, IN Mr. Kenneth Wayne Snyder, age 63, of 227 Beechwood Shores Drive, Moyock, NC, died Saturday, November 19, 2005, at his residence. Mr. Snyder, a native of Clarksville, IN, was the son of Alice Stone Snyder May of Clarksville, IN, and the late Wilson Wayne Snyder and the husband of Sharon Newbern Snyder of the residence. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, a Refrigeration / Electrical Contractor and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Besides his wife and mother he is survived by a daughter, Myjestic é’“Jessie’... (Read complete obituary here)

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Horace “Bud” Cook, Jr.

Horace “Bud” Cook, Jr.

EC COOK Elizabeth City, NC Horace ‘Bud’ Cook, Jr., 56, of 1727 Uncle Buddy Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died at his residence on Sunday, November 20, 2005. Born in Spruce Pine, NC, in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Horace and Elizabeth McKinney Cook, Sr., and the husband of his beloved wife of six years Beverly ‘Bonnie’ Smock Cook of the residence. He received an Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Air Force where he was an airplane controller. He lived most of his life in Norfolk, VA. Mr. Cook was loved by many and will be missed... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Tarrao

John Tarrao

John Andrew Tarrao, 58, died Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at Chesapeake General Hospital. Mr. Tarrao was born in Brooklyn, NY and was a retired drywall installer and currently owned and operated a pottery business. He was the son of Frances Sweeney Tarrao of Patchogue, NY and the late John Albert Tarrao and the husband of Susan Lehmann Tarrao of the home. Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by two sons, David J. Tarrao of Kill Devil Hills and John E. Tarrao and wife Melissa of Philadelphia, PA; five sisters; Mary Tarrao, Sharon Tarrao, Elleene Lange, Jackie Searing, all of New York and... (Read complete obituary here)

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David Stoner, Sr.

David Stoner, Sr.

EC Stoner David Gene Stoner, Sr. Native of Pomona, CA David Gene Stoner, Sr., age 65 of 111 Wedgewood Drive, Moyock, NC, died Friday, November 18, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Stoner was a native of Pomona, CA, and the son of the late Earl Edward Stoner and Opal Viola Clark Stoner. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of Viet Nam, worked with Lantz Towing, and was a member of the Crawford Volunteer Fire Department having served for thirty-five years with the Currituck Emergency Services. Mr. Stoner is survived by a daughter, Davett Stoner of Moyock, NC; three sons, Edward Stoner of Suffolk, VA, David Stoner,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Elizabeth Harrell

Elizabeth Harrell

EC Harrell Elizabeth Parker Harrell Resident of Elizabeth City, NC Elizabeth Parker Harrell, who would have been 92 on December 6, 2005, of 1028 Perkins Lane, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at Winslow Memorial Home. She was born in Pasquotank County, NC, the daughter of the late Tom and Lina Holmes Parker and was the widow of James Alfred Harrell. Mrs. Harrell was a member of City Road United Methodist Church. Mrs. Harrell is survived by a daughter, Barbara Harrell Owney of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Jimmy A. Harrell, Jr. and wife... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charles Koyiades

Charles Koyiades

Southern Shores, NC Charles Gregory Koyiades, 61, died Saturday, November 12, 2005. Mr. Koyiades was born in Washington, D.C. and was a realtor and broker for Southern Shores Realty for 20 years. He was the son of Gregory and Alice Koyiades of Williamsburg, VA and was the husband of Cynthia Ann Koyiades of the home. Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by two daughters; Elizabeth Anne Holland and husband Bill of Winston Salem, NC and Catherine Alexandra Koyiades of Newport Beach, CA and one grandson, Will Holland. A memorial service will be held at the Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ruby Gonzales

Ruby Gonzales

EC Gonzales Ruby H. Gonzales Native of Newport, MS Ruby Earline Hutchison Gonzales, age 79, of 201 A Renaissance Circle, Elizabeth City, NC, died Thursday, November 17, 2005, at her residence. Mrs. Gonzales, a native of Newport, MS, was the daughter of the late Aaron Daniel Hutchison and Nola Womack Hutchison and the widow of Frank H. Gonzales. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. Mrs. Gonzales is survived by two daughters, Betty Ann Estrada of CA; and Elizabeth Reasoner of Camden, NC; three sons, Samuel Lee Jones of Harrison, AR, Thomas Wayne Jones of FL, and Thomas Charles... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jerry Gaster

Jerry Gaster

EC GASTER Elizabeth City, NC Jerry Lee Gaster, 57, of 808 Cedar Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday November 16, 2005 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. Gaster was born on September 3, 1948, in Lee County, Sanford, NC and was the son of the late Martin Gaster and Miriam Savage Gaster. He was former member of the U. S. Army National Guard, and former District Manager with Colonial Sales (Wise Potato Chips). Survivors include his wife; Rita Perry Gaster, daughter Morgan Leigh Gaster of the home, stepsons Danny Ashely and Kevin Ashley both of Edenton, NC and three... (Read complete obituary here)

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Henry Barbee

Henry Barbee

EC BARBEE Henry Cordell Barbee, age 81, of 1250 Lynch’s Corner Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Monday, November 15, 2005, at his residence. He was born in Rowan, NC, son of the late Henry David Barbee and Laura Ann Scott Barbee, and was the husband of Kathleen Knowles Barbee of the residence. He was a civil service worker with the Department of Defense, and was a WWII veteran having served in the US Air Force, a member of the 8th Air Force Historical Society, and a member of the Kempsville Masonic Lodge #196 Va. Beach, VA. Besides his wife Mr. Barbee is survived... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ronnie Dail

Ronnie Dail

RONNIE EDWARD DAIL Great Sachem of NC Ronnie Edward Dail 61, of 258 Country Club Road, Camden, NC died Monday, November 14, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City, NC. He was born in Elizabeth City, NC to Ada Hassell Dail and the late Alonzie Dail and was the husband of Floyd Dean Owens Dail. Mr. Dail was retired Electric Director for the City of Elizabeth City, attended Corinth Baptist Church, and a member of Improved Order of Red Men, Tribe #8. He was currently serving as Great Sachem of North Carolina for Improved Order of Red Men. Besides his wife and mother, Mr. Dail is survived by... (Read complete obituary here)

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James “Jim Boy” Brinson

James “Jim Boy” Brinson

EC Brinson James ‘Jim Boy’ Brinson Native of Pasquotank County James ‘Jim Boy’ Brinson, Sr., age 81, of 308 Brite Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC, died Tuesday, November 15, 2005, at his residence. Mr. Brinson, a native of Pasquotank County, was the son of the late James Monroe Brinson and Margaret Forbes Brinson and the husband of Mary Roughton Brinson of the residence. He was a U.S. Army-Air Corps Veteran of WW II, a member of Fountain of Life Church and was a retired Aircraft Mechanic and had been a substitute teacher at Northeastern High School Besides his wife he is survived... (Read complete obituary here)

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Joyce Kroetsch

Joyce Kroetsch

EC KROETSCH Jarvisburg, NC Joyce Sawyer Kroetsch, 62, of 7081 Caratoke Highway, Jarvisburg, NC died Friday, November 11, 2005 at the Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC. Mrs. Kroetsch was born May 29, 1943, in Pasquotank County, Elizabeth City, NC, and was the daughter of Eva Garrenton Sawyer and the late Roy Edward Sawyer, Sr. She was a graduate of J. P. Knapp High School, class of 1961, and a former employee of Albemarle Hospital where she was an X-Ray Technician. Survivors include: her daughter Melissa Sawyer Gergen of Point Harbor, NC; her mother Eva Garrenton Sawyer... (Read complete obituary here)

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Alvin Bennett

Alvin Bennett

Buxton, NC Alvin Leroy Bennett, 80, died Sunday, November 13, 2005 at his home. Mr. Bennett proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the Pacific. He was retired from Reynolds Metal in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was predeceased by his mother, Florence Harris Bennett and his father, Wesley Bennett. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Marie Mitchell Bennett; two brothers, Paul and John Harris of Pennsylvania; three daughters, Helen Adams. Alva May Wright and Theresa Borcello, all of Pennyslvania; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren and his precious pets, Baby, Rudy and Budleigh. A... (Read complete obituary here)

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Mary Rivers

Mary Rivers

MARY CONDON RIVERS Formerly of Moyock, NC Mary Condon Rivers, 93, formerly of Moyock, NC died November 10, 2005. She was born in Pascoag, Rhode Island to the late Thomas and Mary McGuiness Condon and was the widow of the late Edward Rivers. She is survived by four grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Thursday morning, November 17, 2005, at 11:00am in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC. Burial will be in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Poplar Brach, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is handling the arrangements. To... (Read complete obituary here)

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Caroline Gray

Caroline Gray

Avon, NC Caroline Rowland Gray, 91, died at her home in Avon, Sunday, November 13, 2005. Mama Carrie was a local artist with a loyal following. She was born in Patchogue, NY on January 11, 1914 to the late Howard Betts Rowland and Elizabeth Augusta Stockem Rowland. She married the late Ellis Andrew Gray, Sr. in 1931 and moved to Avon in 1934. She was a member of The Church of the Nazarene in Patchogue. Surviving are her five children; Elizabeth Gaskins and husband, Warren of Avon, Mary Gray and husband Hal of Hatteras, Ellis Gray, Jr. and wife Mary of Florida, John Gray and wife Grace of Avon,... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Foreman, Sr.

John Foreman, Sr.

JOHN WOOD FOREMAN, SR. Resident of Elizabeth City, NC John Wood Foreman, Sr., 84, of 311 W. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC died at his residence on Sunday morning, November 13, 2005. He was born at Hayes Plantation, Edenton, NC to the late William Blades and Annie Caroline Wood Foreman. Mr. Foreman was the widower of the late Edla Walker Foreman. He was retired owner/operator of Foreman-Derrickson Veneer Company and former operator of Foreman Manufacturing Company. Mr. Foreman was devoted to his church, community and his country. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church where he served... (Read complete obituary here)

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William “Ed” Tarkington

William “Ed” Tarkington

EC TARKINGTON Elizabeth City, NC William Edward (Ed) Tarkington, 76, of 107 Inlet Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday November 13, 2005 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. Tarkington was a native of Pasquotank County, the husband of Jean Aydlett Tarkington of the residence, and the son of the late Millard and Evie Simpson Tarkington. He retired from the Norfolk and Carolina Telephone Company, which is now Sprint, after 31 years of service. Besides his wife he is survived by: two sons Steven E. Tarkington and wife Lynn of Brentwood, TN, and Jeffrey F. Tarkington and wife Jackie of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Hubert W. Ambrose

Hubert W. Ambrose

MANNS HARBOR, NC HUBERT WILSON AMBROSE, 84, of Manns Harbor, NC died Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at the Outer Banks Hospital. Mr. Ambrose born in Pasquotank County, NC, was a retired heavy equipment operator for Dare County. He was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and served with the U.S. Maritime Service during WWII. He was the son of the late Lonnie Stewart Ambrose and the late Rado Basnight Ambrose. He is also preceded in death by a sister, Lola Mae Barnett and a brother, Nolan Stewart Ambrose. Mr. Ambrose is survived by his wife, Willie Mae ‘Tish’ Crain Ambrose... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ernest Sutton

Ernest Sutton

EC Sutton Ernest Wilson Sutton Perquimans County Native Mr. Ernest Wilson Sutton, age 90, of 1871 New Hope Road, Hertford, NC, died Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at the Chowan Hospital. Mr. Sutton, a native of Perquimans County, was the son of the late Charles Edward Sutton, and Laura Small Sutton and the widower of Anna Spivey Sutton. He was a member of Berea Church of Christ, and was a retired Warrant Officer I from the U. S. Marine Corps having served in WW II and Korea. He is survived by a daughter, Carmen White, and husband David, of Kill Devil Hills, NC; two brothers, Lawrence Sutton of Orlando,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Wanda Lee Marsh Smith

Wanda Lee Marsh Smith

EC Smith Wanda Lee Marsh Smith Native of Preston, MO Mrs. Wanda Lee Marsh Smith, age 83, of 1005 Rivershore Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Wednesday, November 9, 2005, at Carolina House. She was the third of four daughters of Roy and Mona Marsh. She was born in the small community of Preston, MO. During WW II she served in the US Coast Guard where she met a naval chaplain who became her husband of 59 years. She worked as a secretary for several years, but devoted most of her life to the service of her family and church. She was a Sunday School Teacher for forty years, served as director of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Robert E. Hart

Robert E. Hart

EC HART Knightdale, NC Robert Edmond Hart, died Tuesday morning at his home in Knightdale, North Carolina, after a prolonged battle with cancer. He was the son of the late Robert P. Hart and Helen H. Foil. He is survived by his devoted wife, Sheila Scott Hart; a daughter, Melissa Hart O’Neal and her husband Teddy; a son Jeffrey Robert and his wife Dana; two granddaughters Emily and Lauren O’Neal; and a brother Jim Hart and his wife Linda. After graduating from Elizabeth City High School, Bob attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology and North Carolina... (Read complete obituary here)

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Margaret Jackson

Margaret Jackson

EC Jackson Margaret Jackson Retired EC Police Officer Mrs. Margaret Virginia Watson Jackson, age 89, of Aftonwood Retirement Coumnnity, Silver Springs, MD, died Monday, November 7, 2005, at Montgomoery Hospice Casey House, Rockville, MD. Mrs. Jackson, a native of Buncomb County, NC, was the daughter of the late Gaston Watson and Fannie Morris Watson and the widow of William Johnson Jackson. She was a member of The First Baptist Church and a retired Policewoman with the Elizabeth City Police Department. Mrs. Jackson is survived by two sons, William J. Jackson, Jr., and wife Abigail, of Laytonsville,... (Read complete obituary here)

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