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Hazel Jennings

Hazel Jennings

Hazel Mae Wimmer Jennings, 86, a resident of Christiansburg, VA., died Friday July 22, 2005 surrounded by her family at the Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC. Mrs. Jennings was born February 24, 1919, in Floyd County, Virginia and was the daughter of the late Ezra Parlee and Launah Rose Wimmer. She was a devoted wife and mother, and her joy in life came from caring for her home and family. Mrs. Jennings was preceded in death by her husband Estel Clinton Jennings, and her son Dennis Clinton Jennings. Survivors include her daughter; Nora Lee Jennings Saunders and her husband William A. Saunders... (Read complete obituary here)

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Robert “Bob” Daughety

Robert “Bob” Daughety

EC DAUGHETY Grandy, NC Robert ‘Bob’ Daughety, age 66, of 100 Pleasant Point Drive, Grandy, NC, died Thursday, July 21, 2005, at his residence of multiple myeloma cancer. He was a native of Kinston, NC, son of the late Sam L. Daughety and Addie Mae Jones Daughety. He was husband and soul mate of 40 years to Elizabeth Bagby Daughety of the residence. Mr. Daughety was a veteran of the US Navy. He is survived by two sons, Robby and Gary, one daughter, Christine, one step daughter, Tamra, two step sons, Bobby and Sam, six sisters, Betty, Diane, Evon, Glenda, Dusty, and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Louise Slaga

Louise Slaga

KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC LOUISE D. KUBICK SLAGA, 85, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005 at Britthaven Nursing Home, Nags Head, NC. Before becoming a resident of Britthaven, Mrs. Slaga resided in Kill Devil Hills with her daughter, Tina and husband, Rex, and their son, Zac. Mrs. Slaga was born in Herrick, OH and was a homemaker. She was a former member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hopedale, OH, and presently a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. She was the daughter of the late Adam and Teresa Holubeck Kubick. She is survived by her husband, Anthony Nicholas Slaga; two daughters, JoAnn T. Russell... (Read complete obituary here)

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Garland “Tommie” Beacham

Garland “Tommie” Beacham

Kitty Hawk, NC Garland Thomas Beacham, Jr. ‘Tommie’, 53, of 3857 Moore Shore Road, Kitty Hawk, NC, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. Tommie was born October 21, 1951 to the late Garland and Jean Perry Beacham. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Beacham; his grandparents, Walter and Ruby Perry; a daughter, Fritzie Beacham; and a son, Conley Thomas Beacham. He is survived by one brother, Ronnie Beacham and wife Cherie of Kill Devil Hills, NC; a son, Ashley Beacham and wife Ashley of Elizabeth City, NC; three daughters, Amber Romm... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ruth Fodrey

Ruth Fodrey

Ruth Marie Weston Fodrey, 86, a former resident of Cedar Street, Elizabeth City, NC and a resident of 405 McBride Street, South Mills, NC died Tuesday July 19, 2005, at her residence in South Mills. Mrs. Fodrey was the daughter of the late Cagie Thomas Weston and Nancy Carolyn Riggs Weston. She was preceded in death by her husband Alonzo Bill Fodrey. Mrs Fodrey was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include her nieces; Theresa Rustay of Vinton, VA, Jodie Field of Roanoke, VA, Carolyn Cicatto of Long Island, NY and Judy W. Moore of South Mills, NC. A graveside funeral service... (Read complete obituary here)

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Mary (Maggie) Berry Lee

Mary (Maggie) Berry Lee

LEE MANTEO, NC MARY MAGDALENE (MAGGIE) BERRY LEE, 91, of Manteo, died, Saturday, July 16, 2005, in Nags Head. Mrs. Lee was born in Englehard and was a former waitress and a member of Roanoke Island Church of Christ. She was the daughter of the late Matthew Ransom and Nancy Harris Berry and the wife of the late Maywood J. Lee, Sr. Surviving are her son: Maywood J. Lee, Jr and wife Margaret, grandchildren: Charles Daniel Lee and Mary Elizabeth Lee all of Manteo and several nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. in Twiford’s Colony Chapel... (Read complete obituary here)

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Vincent Cropper

Vincent Cropper

Vincent D. Cropper Portsmouth ‘ SK1 Vincent Duwayne Cropper USCG, 48, went home to be with his Lord July 6, 2005. Mr. Cropper was born in Salisbury, MD to the late Randolph Stewart Cropper and Ruth White Cropper. He was attending the New Beginnings Outreach Center Church of God in Christ and was an avid motorcyclist. Mr. Cropper was predeceased by his brother, Kenneth Cropper. Left behind to cherished his memory are four daughters, Shoneek Bivens, Nicole, Stephanie, and Christine Cropper; three sisters, Joya Marshall, Annalee Cannon, and Ginger Cropper; brother, Nathaniel Cropper; four... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ethel Walker

Ethel Walker

Ethel E. Walker, 83, died Thursday, July 7, 2005 at the Outer Banks Hospital. Mrs. Walker was born in Morganton, NC and was a retired L.P.N. She was the widow of Yates Webb Walker. She is survived by two daughters; Toni K. Lanning and husband Virgil, of Southern Shores and Barbara W. Crowson and husband Revel, of Suffolk, VA; two grandchildren; Linda Crowson of Suffolk and Darrell Pritchard of Kill Devil Hills and one great-granddaughter, Amy Lanning Grandy of Southern Shores. She was preceded in death by one daughter; Linda Faye Walker and one granddaughter, Amy Lynn Pritchard. A Celebration of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jeannette Williams

Jeannette Williams

EC WILLIAMS CURRITUCK Former Primary School Teacher Jeannette Brumsey Williams, 76, of 2375 Tulls Creek Road, Moyock, NC died Thursday, July 7, 2005 at Chesapeake General Hospital. Mrs. Williams was born on August 26, 1928, in Currituck County and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Hilda Jeannette Brumsey. She was a member of Pilmoor United Methodist Church, and a retired primary school teacher having taught in area schools for 37 years. Survivors include her husband; Woodrow Williams, Jr., daughter Linda W. Collins and her husband David of Moyock, NC, and sons Gary... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Berry

John Berry

JOHN LEONARD ‘JOHNNY’ BERRY Retired from Ford Plant John Leonard ‘Johnny’ Berry’, 56, 408 Scotland Rd., Camden, NC died Tuesday, July 5, 2005. He was born in Elizabeth City, NC to the late Leonard Forbes and Bertha Wilson Berry and was the husband of Suzanne Cuthrell Berry. Mr. Berry was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church, Quail Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited, Albemarle Houndsman Association and was an U. S. Navy veteran. He was retired from the Norfolk Ford Assembly Plant and was presently farming with his brother-in-law, Mel Cuthrell. Besides his wife, Mr. Berry... (Read complete obituary here)

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Gage Everette

Gage Everette

GAGE MICHAEL EVERETTE Camden County resident Gage Michael Everette, 3, son of Jason A. Everette and Kristy Ann Harrell died Tuesday, July 5, 2005. He was born in Chesapeake, VA. Besides his parents, Gage is survived by a sister, Amber Lynn Everette of New Jersey; a brother, Damien A. Everette of the home; paternal grandparents, Jonathan and Rosalynne Fink of Virginia Beach, VA and Michael Everett of Jacksonville, FL., maternal grandparents, Elizabeth Ann Harrell and Mike Hockenberry of Shiloh, NC and his Pop-Pal Larry Harrell of Camden, NC, paternal great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Braswell... (Read complete obituary here)

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Blanche Baker

Blanche Baker

EC BAKER Elizabeth City, NC Blanche Forbes Baker, age 85, of Jarvis burg, NC, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005 in Winslow Memorial Nursing Home. She was a native of Jarvis burg, NC, daughter of the late James Woodhouse Forbes and Betty Poyner Forbes. She was wife of the late Eugene Baker, and a member of Powell’s Point Baptist Church. She is survived by one niece, Betty Bordner, of Norfolk, VA and one nephew James Kelly Bordner, of Va. Beach, VA; two-step daughters, Patricia Bryant of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Shirley Outlaw of Raleigh, NC. A funeral service will be... (Read complete obituary here)

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Donna Browning

Donna Browning

Donna M. Browning Moyock, NC ‘ Donna Marie Browning, 68, passed away on July 4, 2005 . She was born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio to Ernest and Rheda Walters. Mrs. Browning is survived by her husband, Peter Anthony Browning; daughters, Michele Boyd and husband Tommy of Elizabeth City; Jacqueline Rowe and husband Dick of Chesapeake; son Eric Anthony Browning and wife Tammy of Harrisonburg, VA; mother, Rheda Walters and six grandchildren, Jason, Daniel, and Sarah Boyd; Christina Rowe; Erika Browning and Kyle Bradfield. She is predeceased by her father, Ernest Walters and her brother Dean... (Read complete obituary here)

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Myrtice Payton

Myrtice Payton

EC Payton Myrtice Ritcherson Payton Resident of Pasquotank County, NC Myrtice Ritcherson Payton, 73, of 1040 Traci Drive, Elizabeth City, NC, died Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. She was born in Columbus, GA; daughter of the late Grady and Bessie Cook Ritcherson and the wife of 48 years to the late James Rudolph Payton. She was a proud Navy wife for 22 ‘ years, a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, and loved gardening. Mrs. Payton is survived by three daughters, Brenda Woollard and husband Robert of Surry, VA,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Edgar White

Edgar White

EC WHITE Elizabeth City, NC Edgar Milton White, Jr., 84, of #1 Ridgefield Drive, Elizabeth City, NC, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, in Winslow Memorial Nursing Home. He was a native of Edenton, NC, son of the late Edgar Milton White, Sr., and Lannie Gurganus White. He served in the US Army during WWII, and was a pipe fitter for 36 years with the Civil Service. Survivors include his wife; Phyllis Tetterton White of the residence. A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 7, 2005, at 10:00 A. M. at the Grace United Methodist Church with Rev. William C. Holmes officiating.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Loranzy Gaskins

Loranzy Gaskins

LORANZY WILLIS GASKINS, 82, of Frisco, NC died Friday, July 1, 2005 at his residence. Born at Hatteras, he served as an officer in the U. S. Navy for 22 years until he retired and returned to live at Hatteras. He visited almost every port in the world during his naval career, but he loved Hatteras best of all. He was proud to be a fisherman for the last 44 years of his life. He continued throughout his life to possess a tremendous knowledge of the world, and of all political and military affairs. He was known to everyone as ‘Ranzy’. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Elizabeth Cooper

Elizabeth Cooper

EC Cooper Elizabeth Marie Cooper Resident of Elizabeth City, NC Elizabeth Marie Cooper, 78, of Elizabeth City, NC, died Monday, July 4, 2005 at Winslow Memorial Home. She was born in Pasquotank County, NC; daughter of the late Jarvis Linwood and Queenie Mae White Cooper. Mrs. Cooper was a member of The First Baptist Church in Elizabeth City, NC. Mrs. Cooper is survived by two sisters, Miriam Russell of Elizabeth City, NC, and Veronica Anne Cooper of Richmond, VA; a brother, William A. Cooper of Elizabeth City, NC; and many nieces and nephews. Besides... (Read complete obituary here)

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Evelyn Garrett

Evelyn Garrett

EVELYN CAIN BENTON GARRETT Native of Bladen Co., NC Evelyn Cain Benton Garrett, 77, of 106 Porpoise St., Moyock, NC died Monday, July 4, 2005 in the Albemarle Hospital. She was a native of Bladen County, NC and was the daughter of the late Owen B. and Annie Coble Cain. Mrs. Garrett was the wife of Thomas L. Garrett. She was a member of Pilmoor United Methodist Church. Besides her husband, Mrs. Garrett is survived by two sons, Dale Benton and wife, Carolyn, of Goldsboro, NC and Gale Benton and wife, Lynn of Moyock, NC; five sisters, Mildred Davidson of Garland, NC, Lois Bowman of Charlotte, NC,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Richard Hepner

Richard Hepner

Richard Samuel Hepner Native of Chesterfield County, VA Richard Samuel Hepner, 69, of Virginia Dare Apts, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, July 03, 2005, at his residence. He was born in Richmond, VA to the late George D. and Violet O’Dell Wright Hepner. Mr. Hepner was a retired food service employee with the Marriott Corp. and later worked at the Whistling Pines Motel and part time at the Travelers Motel. He was a Baptist and an U. S. Army veteran. He is survived by his longtime friend and caregiver, Herbert R. Jordan of Elizabeth City, two sisters, Betty Clark and husband, Jim, of Galion,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Frank Wilson, Sr.

Frank Wilson, Sr.

EC WILSON SOUTH MILLS, NC Frank Ralph Wilson, Sr., 67, of 175 Keeter Barn Road, South Mills, NC, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at the Albemarle Hospital. Born in Cambria County, PA, he was the son of Emma Ewel Wilson of Ft. Myers, FL, and the late Clifford Wilson, and was the widower of Barbara Ann Midderhoff Wilson. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, and an iron and steel worker for over twenty years. He was a Methodist. Besides his mother, Mr. Wilson is survived by: two daughters, Marnie Roberts of South Mills, NC and Rhonda Michelle of Winter Haven, FL; two sons Thomas... (Read complete obituary here)

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Julia Hassell

Julia Hassell

EC HASSELL Elizabeth City, NC Julia Ballance Hassell, age 87, of 1204 Hassell Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Sunday, July 3, 2005. She was a native of Elizabeth City, NC, daughter of the late Cary Ballance, Sr., and Norma Ellen Bright Ballance, and was wife of the late Theodore ‘T.R.’ Thedie Hassell. She was a member of Ramoth Gilead Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Carolyn Jordan of Camden, NC, Cleo Bennett of Winston-Salem, NC, Norma Jordan of Nashville, NC, and Nettie Matkins of Columbia, SC; six sons, Caleb Hassell of Richmond, VA, Cecil... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ernestine Spencer

Ernestine Spencer

ERNESTINE LEE THRASH SPENCER, 53, of Manteo, NC died Sunday, July 3, 2005 at the Outer Banks Hospital. Mrs. Spencer, born in Manteo, worked for the Dare County School System as a Child Nutritionist at Manteo High School. She was a member of Haven Creek Missionary Baptist Church. She was the daughter of Thelma Mae Meekins Thrash of Manteo and the late Ernest Lee Thrash. Mrs. Spencer is survived by her husband, Ellis Levi Spencer of the residence; a daughter, Nichol Yvonne Thrash of Manteo, NC; a son, Cornelius Ray Thrash of Manteo, NC; step-daughters, Norvelle Howard and Karita Howard, both of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Robert Mason

Robert Mason

ROBERT DALE MASON, 57, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Sunday, July 3, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Mason was born in Norfolk, VA and was a General Contractor. He was the son of the late Irving George and Mary Lorraine Nelson Mason. Mr. Mason is survived by two daughters, Nichole Mason and Bobbi Mason, both of Kill Devil Hills, NC; four sisters, Mary Bock of Jarvisburg, NC, Nancy Minon of Jacksonville, FL, Ruth Howington of Aydlett, NC and Donna Hanasik of Virginia; and one brother, Edward Goninan of Point Harbor, NC. A Memorial Service will be held on the sound behind Jockey’s Ridge on Saturday,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Alvin Rondell Gallop,Jr

Alvin Rondell Gallop,Jr

GALLOP JARVISBURG,NC ALVIN RONDELL ‘AJ’ GALLOP, JR, infant son of Alvin Rondell and Brandi Datson Gallop, Sr, died, Tuesday, June 28, 2005, in Norfolk, Va. Besides his parents surviving are two sisters: Alli Gallop and Imani Starr Gallop, three brothers: Tyson Datson, Royden Gallop and Devyn Venning, Maternal grandmother: Casie Richardson of Jarvisburg; Maternal Grandfather: Randy Dean Datson of Princeton, Wv and Paternal Grandmother: Cordelia ‘Pat’ Harris of Camden. A celebration of life will be in Twiford’s Colony Chapel, Friday, July 1, 2005, at 2:00 p.m.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Wilburn Mikeal

Wilburn Mikeal

EC MIKEAL Elizabeth City, NC Wilburn Burl Mikeal, age 82, of 106 West Broad Street, Elizabeth City, NC, died Monday, June 27, 2005 in Albemarle Hospital. He was a native of Wilkes, NC, son of the late Ciscero C. Mikeal and Virgie Welch Mikeal, and was the husband of Margaret Alexander Mikeal of the residence. He was a retired Aircraft Mechanic with the US Coast Guard, ARSC and attended Corinth Baptist Church. Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Joyce Meads of Elizabeth City, NC, and Diane Sawyer and her husband Gary of South Mills, NC; four sisters, Fern... (Read complete obituary here)

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Larry M. Parker

Larry M. Parker

KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC LARRY McCOY PARKER, 68, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Monday, June 27, 2005 in a Norfolk, Va. hospital. Mr. Parker, born in Kitty Hawk, NC, was a retired building contractor and commercial fisherman. He was a member of the Manteo Masonic Lodge # 521 and was a veteran, having served in the U. S. Coast Guard. He was the son of the late Ronald Earl Parker, Sr. and the late Alethia Bell Perry Parker. Mr. Parker is survived by his wife, Donis Beasley Parker of the residence; a daughter, Kimberly Murray and husband, Earl of Kill Devil Hills, NC; two sons, Larry Reid Parker and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Sabra Nance

Sabra Nance

HERTFORD, NC Sabra Elizabeth Nance, 49, of 102 Longdale Court, Hertford, NC, died Saturday, June 25, 2005 at her residence. She was born in Southport, NC, on June 1, 1956. Ms.Nance was a former store manager with the Trade Mart Stores in Elizabeth City, NC and Hertford, NC. Survivors include: her daughters Renee Hines Onley and her husband Jeff of Elizabeth City, NC, Frances Hines Gieseke of Hertford, NC, and Amy Wilkins of Heathsville, VA; one son Daniel Hines, Sr. and his wife Brandy of Delco, NC; her mother Claire Potter Wilkins of Hertford, NC, one sister Marie Midgette of Creswell, NC;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Tony Shankle

Tony Shankle

Tony W. Shankle Chesapeake ‘ Tony Wayne Shankle, 41, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, June 23, 2005. Mr. Shankle was born in Galveston, TX to Ceauthary Shankle and the late Helen Shankle. He was a veteran having served in the US Navy. Mr. Shankle leaves behind, to cherish his memory, his beloved wife, Darlene Roberta Shankle; daughters, Sherrie Darcel Larkin and Chante LaToya Larkin; father Ceauthary Shankle; sisters, Evelyn Keel, Marilyn Grant, Cythnia Mills, Patricia Woodley and Carolyn Crockett; brothers, James, Stanley, and Larry Shankle; and a host of nieces, nephews, other... (Read complete obituary here)

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Thomas Brooks Sr.

Thomas Brooks Sr.

Thomas M. Brooks Sr. Virginia Beach ‘ Thomas Michael Brooks Sr., 57 died Friday, June 24 2005. Mr. Brooks was born in Newark, NJ, was a retired longshoreman and in his day was and avid fisherman and hunter. He loved working on vehicles and watching racing. He was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. Mr. Brooks is survived by his wife Sadie M. Brooks, who dearly loved him; two sons, Thomas Brooks Jr. and Arthur Rapp of VA Beach; two sisters, Lynda Neilsen of Newport News and Theresa Bryant of Manteo, NC; and granddaughter, Heather Rapp of VA Beach. The family will receive... (Read complete obituary here)

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Carol Hall

Carol Hall

Manteo, NC Carol Fay Temme Hall, 69, of Manteo, NC died Saturday, June 25, 2005 at Chesapeake General Hospital. Born in Bridgeport, CT, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Hazel Smith Temme. She was a retired public school teacher in Stafford, VA, a member of the Lion’s Club in Stafford, VA, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during the Vietnam Era as a nurse. Mrs. Hall is survived by her husband, William Arthur Hall of the residence; a son, Christopher William Hall of Richmond, VA; and a sister, Marie T. Skerritt of Albany, NY. A graveside service will be conducted on... (Read complete obituary here)

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L.C. Askew

L.C. Askew

Lawrence ‘L.C.’ Askew Resident of Pasquotank County, NC Lawrence ‘L.C.’ Askew, 76, of 1017 Kris Drive, Elizabeth City, NC, died Saturday, June 25, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. He was born in North Hampton County, NC, son of the late Elton W. Askew, Sr. and Gladys Cook Askew and was the husband of 52 years to Ethel Martin Askew of the residence. He was a retired state highway inspector of 42 years, a member of the Eureka Lodge #317 AF & AM, and was a baptist. Mr. Askew was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, and was well known and respected throughout the community,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Clyde Chesson

Clyde Chesson

ELIZABETH CITY, NC Local Youth Volunteer Clyde Jackson Chesson, Jr. ‘Chuck’, 42, of 1811 Fearing Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC, went home to be with our Lord on Friday, June 24, 2005. He was born in Elizabeth City, son of Betty Bright Chesson and the late Clyde Jackson Chesson, Sr. Chuck was the co-ordinator of Delivery Design for Dominion NC Power where he was employed for 19 years. Survivors include: his wife Tracey King Chesson, a son Drew Chesson, daughter, Sydney Chesson all the of the home; his mother Betty Bright Chesson of Elizabeth City, NC; two brothers Steve Chesson and his... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Ireland

William Ireland

J. William Ireland, died June 21, 2005. He was born in Mishawaka, Indiana on Sept. 11, 1924. Upon graduating from Mishawaka High School, he served four years in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. After receiving his honorable discharge from the Navy, he graduated from Michigan State University in 1951 with a degree in landscape architecture and urban planning. He spent most of his career in Urban Planning and Development. Before his retirement, he was Executive Director of the Re-development Authority of Clinton County, PA. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Evelyn, four children... (Read complete obituary here)

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Carol Graeme

Carol Graeme

Carol Bergstedt Graeme, Frisco, NC, died June 18, 2005 at home following a year long battle with cancer. She was 59 years old. Carol is survived by her husband, Walter A. Graeme, Jr., her son, Walter III & daughter-in-law Renee Waddington Graeme of Kill Devil Hills, her mother Jean Borkowski of Tucson, AZ, and a sister Nancy Farrell, Hatteras, NC. Mrs. Graeme was born in Elizabeth, NJ in 1946 and grew up in Clark, NJ. A 1968 graduate of Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA, she earned a BA in English and began her middle school and elementary teaching career in the South Brunswick, NJ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Frank Adams

Frank Adams

FRANCIS BLACKFORD ADAMS, Jr, 74, passed away here on Friday, June 11, 2005, after a long battle with emphysema. Known as Frank to family and friends and ‘Frere’ to his sister, he was born in Baltimore, the son of the late Annie Young and Francis Blackford Adams. He attended St. Paul’s School, where he won a choir scholarship and in the eighth grade, the prestigious choir medal, presented at St. Paul’s Church. He later attended Gilman School and was graduated from St. James School. Frank studied at the University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins University, but fading eyesight... (Read complete obituary here)

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George McIntosh

George McIntosh

George James McIntosh, ‘Mr. Mac’, 90, passed away at his home on May 4, 2005. Mr. McIntosh was born in Orange, NJ and his entire career was devoted to public education in Virginia. He earned his B.S. Degree from Randolph Macon College in Ashland and his Masters from the University of Virginia. Mr. McIntosh was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Following his retirement from Newport News Public Schools, he moved to Southern Shores where he was an active member of St. Andrew’s By-The-Sea. He was the son of the late George & Isabel Laing McIntosh and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Deanna Evans

Deanna Evans

EC Evans Deanna Evans Resident of Moyock, NC In loving memory of a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Deanna Evans (Crank), age 62, went to heaven after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Moyock and lived there all of her life where she made many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Crank of Elizabeth City, NC, and Essie Stone of Moyock, NC. She was adopted at age ten to Richard and Myrtle Evans of Moyock, NC, and became family to all the Evans on Tull’s Creek. She attended schools in Currituck and Massachusetts, and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Eva Smith

Eva Smith

EC Smith Eva Mae Cain Smith Resident of Camden County, NC Eva Mae Cain Smith, 89, of 115 Beech Tree Drive, Shiloh, NC, died Monday, June 20, 2005 at her residence. She was born in Sampson County, NC, daughter of the late John Wesley and Lizzie Ray Cain and was the widow of Luther Gorden Smith. She was a retired cashier for Roses Department Store and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Mrs. Smith is survived by a daughter, Grace Smith Gagnon of Shiloh, NC; two sisters, Alice Liverman of Murfreesboro, NC, and Lillian Jackson of White Oak, NC; three granddaughters,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Michael Derr

Michael Derr

Michael H. Derr, 61, of 142 Dowdy’s Bay Rd., Grandy, NC died Monday, June 20, 2005, in the Sentara Healthcare, Barco, NC. Mr. Derr was born in Wilmington, Delaware to the late Russell E. and Elizabeth Greiner Derr. He was a former long-distant truck driver. He is survived by a son, Mike Dodson of Pittsfield, MA.; a brother, George C. Derr of Grandy, NC. The body will be cremated and no services are planned at this time. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Derr family. To sign the online guest register, please visit www.twifordfh.com. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Robert Kelley

Robert Kelley

Kitty Hawk, NC Robert Emmett Kelley, Jr., 76, of Kitty Hawk, NC, died Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at his residence. Born in Alexandria, VA, he was the son of the late Robert Emmett Kelley, Sr. and the late Marguerite Brenner Kelley and was the husband of Betty Kelley of the residence. Mr. Kelley was a retired budget analyst for the Federal Government and was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and its Men’s Club and served as an usher. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War from 1952-1954, an avid gardener, active in the Senior Games at the Baum Center, and... (Read complete obituary here)

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