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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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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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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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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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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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Rufus “Tank” Hewitt

Rufus “Tank” Hewitt

EC HEWITT Elizabeth City, NC Rufus F ‘Tank’ Hewitt, died Tuesday, November 8, 2005. Mr. Hewitt was born June 6, 1920 in Pasquotank County, NC. He was an active member of Ramoth Gilead Baptist Church, a member of the South Mills Masonic Lodge, a retired farmer, and an Army Veteran of WWII. He is survived a daughter, Suzette Owens and her husband Edward, a son Michael Hewitt and his wife Sharon, a grandson Steven Berke of Black Hawk, SD, a sister, Katherine Brown of Portsmouth, VA, and a very dear friend, Florine Weeks. He was preceded in death by his wife,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Myrna Kay Sapone

Myrna Kay Sapone

Wanchese, NC Myrna Kay Owens Sapone, 59, died Monday, November 7, 2005 at her residence. Mrs. Sapone was born in Norfolk, VA and retired with the Dare County Public Schools. She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church and attended Wanchese Assembly of God and was ‘Mom to many and sister to all.’ She was the daughter of the late William Anderson Owens and the late Iva ‘Bill’ Tillett Owens and the wife of Nick F. Sapone of the home. Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters; Lorie Fitzgerald and Jill Sapone, both of Wanchese; one son, Nicholas O. Sapone... (Read complete obituary here)

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Walter Daniels

Walter Daniels

Walter Edward Daniels, 73, of 2003 Johnson Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Monday, November 7, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. He was born in Parrott, GA, the son of the late Hoke Smith and Ophi Brightwell Daniels and was the husband of Connie Toler Daniels of the residence. Mr. Daniels served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 20 years and retired as a 1st class store keeper, he also, retired from A.R.S.C. of civil service after 20 years, and served on the Board of Directors for the E.C.C.G. Credit Union. Mr. Daniels was a devoted member of the Pasquotank County Ruritan Club, and was Ruritan of the year... (Read complete obituary here)

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Melvin M. McClure

Melvin M. McClure

Manteo, NC Melvin Maury McClure, 74, of Manteo, NC died Monday, November 7, 2005 at the Outer Banks Hospital. Mr. McClure, born in Memphis, TN, was a retired Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy with 30 years of service. He was the commanding officer of Combat Camera Group, Atlantic in Norfolk, VA in the early 1970′s. He went on to a second career with Projection, Inc. in Alexandria, VA. Mr. McClure was the son of the late Paul Jones McClure and the late Mabel Powers McClure. He is survived by his wife, June Rittenhouse McClure of the residence; a daughter, Pamela McClure of Manteo, NC; a granddaughter,... (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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Linda Stacy

Linda Stacy

MANTEO, NC LINDA KATHRYN STACY, 54, of Manteo, NC died Sunday, November 6, 2005 in a Chesapeake, VA hospital. Ms. Stacy was born in Luzerne County, PA, the daughter of the late Albert and Elinore Stanavich Stacy. She was a volunteer at Feline Hope. Ms Stacy is survived by her significant other, Robert Louis Earls of the residence; a son, Peter Stacy and wife, Monica of Bozeman, Montana; a step- daughter, Rhonda Wheeler and husband, Mike of Swan Quarter, NC; a sister-in-law, Cathy Stacy and her son, Zachariah of Charlottesville, VA; a brother, Scott Stacy and wife, Ann of Charlottesville, VA;... (Read complete obituary here)

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E. Curtis Daniels

E. Curtis Daniels

WANCHESE, NC Elliott Curtis Daniels, 37, of Wanchese, NC died Saturday, November 5, 2005 in Wanchese. Mr. Daniels was born in Elizabeth City, NC and operated Daniel’s Construction. He was the son of Malcolm Spencer ‘Apple’ Daniels, Jr. of Argentina and the late Lizzette Dough Daniels. Besides his father, Mr. Daniels is survived by his wife, Amy Creef Daniels of the home; two daughters, Blaize Tolson of Manteo, NC and Cassie Leigh Daniels of Wanchese, NC; a step-daughter, Hannah Simon of Wanchese, NC; a sister, Paulette Daniels of Wanchese, NC; a brother, Shane Daniels of Kill... (Read complete obituary here)

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Clara Tillet

Clara Tillet

Mrs. Clara Sumner Tillett, age 85, formerly of East Williams Circle, Elizabeth City, NC, died Friday, November 4, 2005, at the Albemarle Hospital. Mrs. Tillett, a native of Perquimans County, NC, was the daughter of the late Charles Ford Sumner, Jr., and Pickett Anthony Sumner and the widow of Harry Marshall Tillett, Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church. Mrs. Tillett is survived by two daughters, Carol Day, and husband Steve, and Peggy Smith, and husband Greg, all of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Harry Marshall Tillett, Jr., of Elizabeth City, NC; four grandchildren;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Hubert Driskill

Hubert Driskill

Hubert Morton ‘Mort’ Driskill, 76, of Grandy, NC, died Sunday November 6, 2005 at the Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA. Mr. Driskill was born April 10, 1929 in Charlotte County, Phoenix, VA and was the son of the late Asa Henry Driskill and Tabitha Sue Hall Driskill. He was a retired glazier with Walker-Laberge Glass Company in Norfolk, VA a former member of the Coleman Place Presbyterian Church, and member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and Windsor Hunting Club. Survivors include: his wife Marjorie Perry Driskill; a daughter Mary Kathryn Warburton and her husband Bill... (Read complete obituary here)

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Coston Sawyer

Coston Sawyer

Mr. ‘C. L.’ Coston Larry Sawyer, age 89, of 1609 Caddy Drive, Elizabeth City, NC, died Sunday, November 6, 2005 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. Sawyer, a native of Camden County, NC, was the son of the late Coston Staples Sawyer and Emily Staples Sawyer and the husband of Dorothy Mae Williams Sawyer of the residence. Mr. Sawyer was the founder of Sawyer’s House of Furniture. He was a member of Berea Baptist Church, a US Navy Veteran of WW II, the founder and a member of the Fleet Reserve Association Branch 295, Hall Masonic Lodge # 53 AF & AM and a member of the Sudan Shriners. Besides... (Read complete obituary here)

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Michael Aydlett

Michael Aydlett

Michael J. Aydlett, Sr. 46 of Houston, Texas died October 10′ 2005. He was the son of Anna Aydlett and the late John Aydlett, Sr. He was a graduate of Currituck County High School and received his undergraduate degree from San Jacento College in Texas. He served 12 years in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife Orianna King and children daughter Christina, daughter Ashlie, daughter Kimberly, son Michael Jr. and son Shawn. He is also survived by brothers John Aydlett, Jr. and Mark G. Aydlett and sisters Patricia L. Aydlett and Barbara A. Pipkin. The funeral and burial will be held... (Read complete obituary here)

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Paul Rebel, Jr.

Paul Rebel, Jr.

Manteo, NC Paul Vernon Rebel, Jr., 80, died Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at Norfolk General Hospital. Mr. Rebel was born in Conneaut, Ohio and was Regional Sales Manager of Turco Division of Purex. He was a graduate of Hiram College in Hiram, OH earning Chemical Engineering & Mathematics Degrees and was a member of the Rocky River Methodist Church in Rocky River, OH. He was a 32nd Degree Mason of the Golden Gate Lodge #245 AF & AM, a life member of the Lodge Council Chapter Consistory, Scottish Rite, and Al Koran Shriner, Ohio. He was a life member of the Saint Charles Country Club in Saint... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jacquelyn Anderson

Jacquelyn Anderson

EC ANDERSON Cary, NC Jacque Anderson, age 56, of 1250 Jamestown Court, Cary, NC, died Thursday, November 3, 2005, at 103 Ocean Crest Way, Duck, NC. She was born in Pasquotank County, NC, daughter of the James Anderson and Dorcas ‘Dot’ Jennette Anderson of Elizabeth City, NC. She worked as a Legal Assistant for Manning Fulton and Skinner Law Firm. She is survived by a brother, Jim Anderson and wife Debbie of Elizabeth City, NC, two nieces, Erin and Heather Anderson of Elizabeth City, NC, and many cousins and friends. A memorial service will be Sunday, November 6,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Allen Ferrell

Allen Ferrell

EC Ferrell Allen O. Ferrell Resident of Hertford, NC Allen O. Ferrell, age 48, of 1160 Chapanoke Road, Hertford, NC, died Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. Ferrell, a native of Pasquotank County, was the son of the late Harvey Ferrell and Hazel Bundy Ferrell and the husband of Pamela Sawyer Ferrell of the residence. He was the owner and operator of Ferrell’s Backhoe Service and a member of Mt. Herman United Methodist Church. Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Cara Ann Whitfield of Gates, NC; two sons, Joseph Allen Walker, and wife Jennifer Paige, of Hertford,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Benjamin Russell

Benjamin Russell

EC RUSSELL Elizabeth City, NC Benjamin Britt Russell, age 62, of 606 Forest Park Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Wednesday, November 2, 2005, in the Albemarle Hospital. He was a native of Onslow County, NC, and was the son of Percy Russell and Elizabeth Britt Russell. He was the husband of Julia Clifton Russell of the residence. Mr. Russell served in the US Coast Guard for 27 years as a Master Chief and also worked for the Norfolk School System as a Supervisor. He was a member of the CPOA and the Loyal Order of the Moose. Besides his wife he is survived by one son, Benjamin... (Read complete obituary here)

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Dean Mercier

Dean Mercier

EC MERCIER Elizabeth City, NC Dean Ivan Mercier, age 59, of Elizabeth City, NC, died Sunday, October 30, 2005, in the Albemarle Hospital. He was a native of Boothbay, ME, and was the son of Ferdinand Chester Mercier and Grace O. Reynolds Mercier. He was a member of the Boiler Makers Union. He is survived by four special friends, Clayton Twine, Scotty Long, Frankie Huggins, and Lambert Basnight. A memorial service will be Friday, November 4, 2005, at 11:00 AM in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC. Burial will be in New Hollywood... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jennie Libretto

Jennie Libretto

Southern Shores, NC Jennie Fasano Libretto, 94, died on Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mrs. Libretto was born in Brooklyn, NY, was a homemaker and a Roman Catholic. Mrs. Libretto was the daughter of the late Anthony Fasano and the late Teresa Conti Libretto and was the wife of the late Michael Libretto. She is survived by one son, Frank Libretto and his wife Diane of Southern Shores; one brother, Michael Fasano; five grandchildren, Michael Libretto, Joseph Libretto, Thomas Libretto, Ashley Libretto and Alexis Weber. No services are planned at this time. Twiford’s Funeral... (Read complete obituary here)

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Floyd Ferebee

Floyd Ferebee

EC Ferebee Floyd Ferebee Native of Currituck, NC Floyd Ferebee, 82, died Sunday, October 30, 2005 in Franklin, GA. Mr. Ferebee, a native of Currituck County, was the son of the late Mitchell Simmons Ferebee and Mamie Elizabeth Cotter Ferebee. He was a Methodist and a U.S. Army Veteran of WW II. Survivors include two sons, Billy Ferebee, and his wife Nan, of Wedowee, AL, and Johnny Ferebee of Newnan, GA; five sisters, Christine F. Davis of Elizabeth City, NC, and Belle F. Doxey of Moyock, NC, Olive Marsh of Bowers Hill, VA, Elizabeth Simpson of Knotts Island, NC, and Wilma Miller of Williamsburg,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Michael Michalowski

Michael Michalowski

MICHAEL JAMES MICHALOWSKI Native of Minnesota Michael James Michalowski, 50, of 2206 Shady Drive, Elizabeth City died Monday, October 31, 2005 at his residence. He was born in Winona, Minn. to the late Paul Michalowski and the late Alta Trimm Michalowski Meyer. He was employed with The Pines at Elizabeth City Country Club as a golf club maintenance person. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Larson of the home, a brother, Patrick Michalowski of Little Rock, Arkansas and his step-father, Milton Meyer of Houston, Minnesota. A memorial service will be held Thursday, November 3, 2005 at 8:00 pm at... (Read complete obituary here)

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Georgia Caroline Morris

Georgia Caroline Morris

Georgia Caroline Wilhoit Morris, 77, died Sunday, October 30, 2005 at her residence. Mrs. Morris was born in Florence, SC and was a clerical worker. She was the daughter of the late Clarence Ezekiel and Nannie Fiers Wilhoit. She is survived by one son, Monty Berle Morris and his wife Yoko Yamamoto of San Francisco, CA; two sisters, Amorette Turner of Pamplico, SC and Mabel McNair of Hartsville, SC; one brother, Richmond Wilhoit of Florence, SC and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by the following family members; one son, Randall Allen Morris, three sisters, Charleton Sykes, Nannie... (Read complete obituary here)

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Valerie McKenzie

Valerie McKenzie

Valerie McKenzie Chesapeake ‘ Valerie (Driskell) McKenzie, 82, lost her short battle with cancer with grace and dignity on October 31, 2005 and has gone on to be with the Lord and her husband and family. Born June 2, 1923 to the late Katherine and Peter Baczek, she was the last of nine children, four brothers and four sisters. She is survived by one son, Robert Wayne Driskell and his wife Susan of Chesapeake and one step-daughter, Marilyn Kouma of Omaha, NE; many grand and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by her husband, Lynn R. McKenzie, step-daughter Merle... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Weeks

William Weeks

William G. Weeks Chesapeake ‘ William ‘Bill’ Gary Weeks, 62, of the 2200 block of Decatur St., died Monday, October 31, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Weeks was born in Windsor, N.C. to the late Lally Harrison and William Gary Weeks. He worked as a machinist for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and was an avid fisherman. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 39 years, Barbara Ann Weeks; son, W. Allen Weeks and wife Donna of Chesapeake; sister, Kay Brown of Chesapeake; grandchildren, Jeffery, Devin and Gregory. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 2:00 pm at Moyock Cemetery,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Tom Hooper

Tom Hooper

Southern Shores, NC Tom A. Hooper, 87, of Southern Shores, NC, died Monday, October 31, 2005 in Nags Head. Born in Stumpy Point, NC, he was the son of the late Melton V. and Maude Odessa Wise Hooper. Mr. Hooper was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard having served during World War II, a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church, Manteo Lodge #521 AF&AM, and the Dare County Shrine Club. Mr. Hooper is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Jennette Hooper of the residence; three sons, Tommy and Franky Hooper both of Illinois and Ricky Hooper of Virginia Beach,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Hallie Dyer

Hallie Dyer

Hallie Silverthorne Dyer, 95, died Saturday, October 29, 2005 at W. R. Winslow Memorial Nursing Home, Elizabeth City, NC. Mrs. Dyer was a former resident of Canada, Point Harbor, NC and Riverwind. She was born May 26, 1910 and was the daughter of the late Edward L. Silverthorne and Judith Mann Swindell Silverthorne. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred Dyer who died March 28, 1988, and her sisters Ruth Hatcher, Winnie Munden, Annie Hastings, Hilda Riddick, Estelle Duncan and Hazel Pritchard. Mrs. Dyer was a graduate of Elizabeth City High School, and was a retired cosmetologist. She... (Read complete obituary here)

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Dean M. Hoyer

Dean M. Hoyer

Dean Martin Hoyer, 42, of Virginia Beach, VA. died Tuesday October 25, 2005 in Baltimore, MD. Mr. Hoyer was born in Berks County, Reading, PA. on April 8, 1963. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and owner and operator of Dean Hoyer the Stump Destoryer in Virginia Beach. Survivors included his daughter; Kelley Hoyer of Virginia Beach, VA. his mother Peggy Bray Imbriaco of Norfolk, Va., his father Paul Martin Hoyer of Virginia Beach, VA., sister Paula H. Whilden of Norfolk, Va., brothers; Michael Hoyer of Chesapeake, VA, and Craig Hoyer of Baltimore, MD., nephews Eric, Greg and Chris Whilden, Paul,... (Read complete obituary here)

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