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Robert Nowland

Robert Nowland

Robert H. Nowland, 81, of Nags Head, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at his residence. Born in Allentown, PA on June 18, 1933, he was the son of the late Harold R. and Carrie Hahn Nowland. He was a member of Outer Banks Presbyterian Church, American Legion Post 26, and served his country honorably in the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict. He was proud of his service in Korea as a medic in a MASH hospital. After leaving the service he served as a sales representative for Bell Telephone Company of PA and AT&T. After retirement from the phone company, he began driving charter buses... (Read complete obituary here)

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Myron Butzlaff

Myron Butzlaff

Myron W. “Al” Butzlaff, 83, of Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Kindred Care.  Born in Memphis, TN, he was the son of the late Allen Henry Alfred Butzlaff and Elva Mae Gorst Butzlaff.  Mr. Butzlaff was a veteran of the United States Navy and a sign painter. He is survived by a daughter, Patricia Ann B. Hill of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Michael Alan Butzlaff of Elizabeth City, NC; two grandsons, Christopher Hill of Elizabeth City, NC and Johnathan Travis Hill of FL; a great-grandson Adam Hill and a great-granddaughter Lilly Hill. A graveside service will take place Wednesday,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Fred Tanner

Fred Tanner

Master Chief Fred Tanner, 73 of River Drive, Hertford, NC died Friday, July 18, 2014 in the Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  He was born in the mountains of North Carolina in Hayesville, in Clay County.  He was the son of Charlie and Lula Bell (Ledford) Tanner and the husband of Wanda Tillett Tanner for thirty-six years.  He was raised in the Methodist Children’s Home in Winston-Salem, NC after his parents died when he was one year old.  He kept his membership at Centenary Methodist Church where he grew up, and most recently was an active member of the Hertford Baptist Church.  After graduating... (Read complete obituary here)

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Annette Moss

Annette Moss

Annette Wright Moss, 80, of 2013 Shady Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC, she was the daughter of the late Willis Squire Wright, Sr. and Annie Forbes Wright and was the wife of the late William R. “Reggie” Moss, Sr.  Mrs. Moss was a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church. She was a school teacher for thirty-nine years having taught at J.C. Sawyer Elementary School and was a charter member and past President of the Alpha Delta Kappa Gamma Iota Chapter. Mrs. Moss is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Annette... (Read complete obituary here)

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Levert Adams

Levert Adams

Levert Jones Adams, 98, of 146 Pudding Ridge Road, Moyock, NC died Friday, June 18, 2014 at Chesapeake General Hospital.  Born in Pasquotank County, NC, she was the daughter of Willie and Alberta Stallings Jones and the widow of Samuel Elwood Adams. Mrs. Adams was retired twenty-five years ago as a manager at Drug Barn.  She was an active and dedicated lifetime member of Moyock Baptist Church. Mrs. Adams is survived by a son Ervin C. Adams and wife, Janis of Moyock, NC; four grandchildren, Steven Adams of Farmington, NM, E. Carlton Adams, Marvin L. Adams, II and Terry Reitz all of Chesapeake,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Annie Finck

Annie Finck

The Lord came peacefully for Annie Finck, 90, of Elizabeth City, NC on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at her daughter’s home.  She was born in Perquimans County to the late Dempsey Samuel and Sarah Elizabeth Thompson Gray.  She owned Cartwright’s Bakery with her late husband, Alton Cartwright.  She owned Fancy Feathers and specialized in raising large birds. Mrs. Finck is survived by a daughter Alene Cartwright of Elizabeth City; two sister, Frannie Cowell and Maude Singletary, both of Elizabeth City; two brothers, Wilbert Gray of Hertford and David Paul Gray of Camden; two grandchildren, Kelly... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Haynes

John Haynes

Dr. John Elliott Haynes, 75, of 1209 Preyer Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at W.R. Winslow Memorial Home.  Born in Greenville, SC, he was the son of the late Jasper Victor and Helen Gosnel Haynes and was the husband of Jane Sanders Haynes of the home.  Dr. Haynes was a member of First United Methodist Church.  He was also a former member of the Elizabeth City Rotary Club, the Pasquotank Camden Library Board, the Northeastern High School Booster Club, and the Elizabeth City Jaycees and was Chairman of the Elizabeth City Tree Committee.  Dr. Haynes coached baseball and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Edmond Earl Brickhouse

Edmond Earl Brickhouse

Edmond Earl Brickhouse, 86, of 173 Chantilly Road, Camden, NC died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Tyrrell County, NC, he was the son of the late Henry Lewis and Nellie Hollis Brickhouse and was the husband of Muriel Payne Brickhouse.  Mr. Brickhouse was a member of the Elizabeth City Church of Christ which is now Journey Christian Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Barbara Brickhouse Clay and husband, Bruce of Hertford, NC; a son, David Earl Brickhouse and wife, Carrie of Camden, NC; two sisters, Virginia Sanders of Shiloh, NC... (Read complete obituary here)

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David Burkett

David Burkett

David E. Burkett, 80, of 136 River Bridge Road, South Mills, NC died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Waterbrooke of Elizabeth City.  Born in Cresson, PA, he was the son of the late David S. Burkett and Edith Strunk Clarke and was the husband of the late Betty Louise Barrett Burkett.  Mr. Burkett was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served from 1956 until 1958 and attaining the rank of Private First Class.  He later worked as a mechanic for the Department of the Navy Public Works until retirement.  Mr. Burkett had also worked for and volunteered at Washington’s Birthplace in Colonial... (Read complete obituary here)

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Robert Chappell Jr.

Robert Chappell Jr.

Robert Sanford Chappell, 91, of Lakeland, FL and formerly of Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, July 14, 2014 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.  Born in Pasquotank County, NC, he was the son of the late Robert Sanford Chappell, Sr. and Ebbie Byrum Chappell and was the husband of the late Marie Goodwin Chappell.  Mr. Chappell was a member of the Nazarene Church.  He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II and was also one of the founders and member of the Board of Directors at Albemarle Academy. Mr. Chappell is survived by a daughter, Katherine Lee Chappell of Lakeland,... (Read complete obituary here)

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James McCrary

James McCrary

James Orr McCrary, Jr., 64, of 6 Dewey Smith Rd., Wilsonville, AL died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of James Orr McCrary, Sr., and Delores Catherine Middleton McCrary.  Mr. McCrary was a Veteran having served in the US Navy. Mr. McCrary is survived by a son, James Orr McCrary III of Hueytown, AL;  two sisters, Christine Lewis of Oakman, AL and Mary Viera of Wilsonville, AL; three brothers, George McCrary of Houston, TX, Tim McCrary of Shephardstown, WVA and Thomas McCrary of Wilsonville, AL and two grandchildren, Ethan McCrary... (Read complete obituary here)

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Mary Isbell

Mary Isbell

Mary Frances Isbell, 90, of 201 Lance Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Wayne County, West Virginia, she was the daughter of Leslie Waugh and Lelia Boyd Waugh and the widow of Albert Lee Isbell. She was a member of Towne South Church of Christ. Mrs. Isbell is survived by two daughters Melissa Lewis and husband Garrett of Elizabeth City and Shauna Beth Isbell of Kinston, NC; a son Michael Lee Isbell and wife Jo Ann of Washington, NC; a brother Leslie Waugh, Jr. of Sumter, SC; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. In addition... (Read complete obituary here)

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Russell Jackson

Russell Jackson

Russell “Rusty” Ray Jackson, 58, of 1710 Lexington Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 12, 2014, following an adult/youth basketball game at church.  Born in Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late John Keaton Jackson and Elizabeth Ives Jackson and the husband of Sharon Edenfield Jackson of the residence. Rusty was a warehouse supervisor for NORANDEX, and a dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  He will be remembered for his abundant appreciation for family and friends, his willingness to lend a hand to others, and his easy laughter. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Edgar Ballance

Edgar Ballance

Edgar Maurice Ballance, 87, of Ocracoke, died Friday, July 11, 2014 at his residence. Born in Ocracoke, he was the son of the late Elisha and Emma Gaskins Ballance. He was a retired port captain with the NCDOT-Ferry Division, a commercial fisherman, a carpenter, and was a veteran having served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Ballance is survived by his wife, Maude Garrish Ballance; a daughter, Judy Ballance Lawson and husband, Michael of Ocracoke; a sister, Lorena Ballance O’Neal of Ocracoke; and two grandchildren, Michael Brandon Lawson and Marcus Andrew... (Read complete obituary here)

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Carolyn Long

Carolyn Long

Carolyn Virginia Pierce Long, 67, of the 192 Country Club Rd., Camden, NC died Saturday, July 12, 2014 W.R. Winslow Memorial Home.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Pierce and Katie Haskett Pierce Sample and the wife of Mercer Bailey Long, Sr. Mrs. Long is survived by four daughters, Pam Brickhouse and Jeff Newbern of Harbinger, NC, Lynn Scott and husband Chad of Weeksville, NC, Susie Long of Elizabeth City and Amy Wiggins of Sunbury, NC; two sons, Glenn “Cookie” Long of Camden, NC and Jerry Wayne Long of Woodville, NC; thirteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Earldine Jordan

Earldine Jordan

Earldine Doxey Jordan, 87 of the 700 block of East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, July 11, 2014 at Winslow Memorial Home.  A native of Currituck County, she was the daughter of the late Saint Clare Doxey and Margaret Davis Doxey and the widow of Raymond Sidney Jordan, Sr.   She was President of Jordan Company and a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Donna R. McClean and husband Paul of Wilmington, NC; four sons, Robert C. Jordan and wife Louise, Stuart L. Jordan, and Steven R. Jordan and wife Patricia all of Elizabeth City, NC and Ronald... (Read complete obituary here)

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Wanda Alianach

Wanda Alianach

Wanda Showalter Alianach, 72, of Nags Head, NC died on July 8, 2014 at Colony Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Harrisonburg, VA, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Atwood and Valley Byerly Showalter. Ms. Alianach retired as a long distance truck driver and became instrumental in organizing functions at Bay Tree Apartments in Manteo, NC. Wanda is survived by one daughter; Winona Lightner; three sons, Wilhelm Alianach II, Scherrill L. Sonifrank II, and David A. Sonifrank; and several grandchildren. A memorial service will held in Harrisonburg, VA at a later date. Twiford Funeral... (Read complete obituary here)

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Herman Sawyer

Herman Sawyer

Herman Lee Sawyer, Sr., 89 of 840 Maple Grove Church Road, Dunn, NC died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Sampson Regional Medical Center. Even though he was born in South Norfolk, VA, his heart belonged to the Elizabeth City area, specifically, Pasquotank where the bullfrogs jump from bank to bank. He was the son of the late Timothy Lloyd Sawyer and Lena Belle Copeland Sawyer Cain and the widower of Margaret Pipkin Sawyer. He was a retired Bridge Master with the U. S. Corps of Engineers, a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII with four Bronze Stars, and attended Maple Grove United Methodist Church.   He is survived... (Read complete obituary here)

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Larry Sawyer

Larry Sawyer

The Lord called Larry home July 9, 2014 at 7:15 a.m. after a long battle with heart failure.  He was born on July 12, 1947 in Columbia, NC to the late Nosh A. Sawyer and Katherine Sawyer of Dare County. He was the loving husband to Cheryl Sawyer of the home at 347 Mexico Rd. Edenton, NC.  He was the owner of Larry Sawyer Equipment, Inc. He leaves behind a daughter, Katie Sawyer; two step-daughters, Melissa Berry and Nicole Pierce and husband Keith;  two sisters, Sheila Sawyer and Nancy Cunningham and husband Henry all of Elizabeth City, NC; a brother, Frank Sawyer and wife Kimberly of Camden,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Louis Carl Smith

Louis Carl Smith

Louis Carl Smith, 78, of 1030 Davis Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, July 7, 2014 at his residence.  A native of Seneca Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Harry Smith and Elvira Swinehart Smith and the husband of Rebecca Jo Watson Smith of the residence.  He was a salesman for Zerox Corporation and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War. Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Brenda Stone and Alice Penny Benge both of New York; a son, Ronald Smith of Virginia Beach, VA; four brothers, Emerson smith, Robert T. Smith, John A Smith, and Harry L. Smith; seven grandchildren; and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ellen Larkin

Ellen Larkin

Ellen Fay Larkin, 73, of Manteo, NC died on July 8, 2014 at Colony Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Reilly Fay. Mrs. Larkin was a bus driver for the public school system, and a member of Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church. Ellen is survived by two daughters, Ellen L. Bruanstien, and Tara Oliver; seven sons, Timothy Larkin, Patrick Larkin, Kevin Larkin, Keith Larkin, Brian Larkin, Danny Larkin, and Brenden Larkin; two sisters, Patricia Bozzone, and Mary Fay; twenty grandchildren; and three great-granddaughters. Besides... (Read complete obituary here)

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Keith Dowdy

Keith Dowdy

Keith Allan Dowdy, 48, of 217 South 343, Camden, NC died Friday, July 4, 2014 at his residence.  Born in Pasquotank County he was the son of Phyllis Harris Dowdy of Powell’s Point, NC and the late Richard Norman Dowdy.  He was an apprentice with BAE Systems and attended Jarvisburg Church of Christ. Besides his mother he is survived by a daughter, Julieann Bryce, of Elizabeth City, NC; a brother, Russell W. Dowdy of Powell’s Point, NC and the mother of his daughter, Tina H. Dowdy of Elizabeth City, NC.  He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Norris and Elsie Dowdy and maternal grandparents,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jane J. Tine

Jane J. Tine

Jane Johnson Tine, 69, of Southern Shores, died Friday, July 4, 2014 in Norfolk, VA. Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Olah Johnson and was the wife of John N. Tine of Southern Shores. She was retired from Bell Atlantic and moved to the Outer Banks in 1992.  She enjoyed being a mother and grandmother, a rescuer of animals, a traveler, and an artist. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Tine is survived by two step daughters, Lauren Tine Morningstar and Karin Tine Allen; a step son, Paul N. Tine; and five step grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by... (Read complete obituary here)

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Eleanor Hauschild

Eleanor Hauschild

Eleanor Elizabeth Crymble Martin Hauschild, 86, of Colington Harbour, died on July 6, 2014 at her home. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Samuel H. and Grace C. Crymble. Ellie attended Tusculum College and University of Kentucky with a focus on journalism. Many memories were shared with family and friends at her favorite birthday spot, Williamsburg, VA, her beach cottage,  her favorite restaurant, Mako Mike’s, and traveling the world with her late husband. Mrs. Hauschild is survived by six daughters, Wendy Wainscott of Frog Level, VA, Jamie Wood and husband, Brian... (Read complete obituary here)

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Mary Ann Morse

Mary Ann Morse

Mary Ann Morse, 70, of 195 Hemlock Street, Hertford, NC died Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Chowan Hospital.  Born in Little Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late John and Lola Cross Palcoski and was the wife of Robert C. Morse of the home.  Mrs. Morse was a retired registered nurse.  She was a member of Bethel Church of Christ and the Order of the Eastern Star in Cheneva, NY. In addition to her husband, she is survived by five sons, John Senk of Michigan, Steven Senk, George Snyder, Donald Snyder and Richard Chmitt, all of New York; seven grandchildren; and her faithful canine companion, Patche. A... (Read complete obituary here)

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Angela Harris

Angela Harris

Angela Celece Harris, 35, of 860 Simpson Ditch Rd, Elizabeth City, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the residence. She was the daughter of Jimmy Beals of Sanford, NC and the late Mary Ziegler of Hertford, NC and Ralph Dundore of Elizabeth City, NC. She is survived by her husband, Billy Harris and canine companions Tinker and Petey; a sister, Julie Keeter and family; a brother, Troy Edwards and family along with a number of extended family members. A Memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Woodville Pentecostal Church.  The family is accepting friends at the residence.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ira Spencer, Jr.

Ira Spencer, Jr.

Ira Desoto Spencer Jr., beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, after a prolonged illness. Ira was born October 25, 1927 to Ira D. Spencer Sr. and Bertha Mae Midgett Spencer of Manns Harbor, NC. He married Shirley Mae Warren of Great Bridge, VA on June 10th, 1945. They just celebrated their 69th anniversary. Ira held a Ship Masters License and was also a Captain for the North Carolina Ferry Department. Together with his wife, they owned and operated Spencer’s Restaurants in Manns Harbor and Nags Head. He also owned and operated a trawl boat, the... (Read complete obituary here)

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Eva Hogan

Eva Hogan

Eva Nora Hogan, 90, of Kill Devil Hills, formerly of Hawthorne, NJ and Waldwick, NJ, died on June 29, 2014 at Spring Arbor of The Outer Banks. Born in South Williamsport, PA, she was the daughter of the late Roland and Violetta Hill. Mrs. Hogan retired as a public school teacher. She was a member of the Mighty Wind United Methodist Church, past president of the Elks Auxiliary #1569 and had a passion for the traveling the world. Mrs. Hogan was the widow of George Parkinson Ackerman and Clarence Ensign Hogan. Nora is survived by two daughters, Nora Ann Lee of Elizabeth City, and Iris Jane Enberg... (Read complete obituary here)

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Dorothy Snow

Dorothy Snow

Dorothy Mae Snow, 86, of 1604 Crescent Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Waterbrooke of Elizabeth City.  Born in Steeds, NC, she was the daughter of the late John Raeford and Ina Hogan Upton and was the wife of the late Earnest Snow.  Mrs. Snow was a member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church.  She had worked at Supac and later retired from TCOM. Mrs. Snow is survived by a daughter, Dorothy S. White of Portsmouth, VA; two sons, Milton Ray Snow and wife Frances of Brunswick, GA and Earnest Bobby Snow and wife Laurie of Elizabeth City, NC; two sisters, Myrtle Mabe of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Kenneth Minor

Kenneth Minor

Kenneth Victor Minor, 75, of Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, June 27, 2014, at Kindred Care.  Mr. Minor was born in Mars, PA, the son of the late Victor B. Minor and Margaret Genevieve Rigby Minor and was the husband of Sally Henry Bush Minor.  He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy, past President of the Elizabeth City Lion’s Club and a member of the American Legion Post 84. Besides his wife, Mr. Minor is survived by five daughters, Angela Bush Gray, Deborah Bush Barnett and husband, Jerome T., Sr., Misty Minor Simoneau and husband, Greg, Brenda Bush Nettles and husband, Wayne and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Lindell Woodard

Lindell Woodard

Lindell Pauline Evans Woodard, 87, of Elizabeth City, NC died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Chesapeake, VA, she was the daughter of the late Jesse B. and Virginia Caroline Mathias Evans and was the wife of the late Walter Franklin Woodard.  Mrs. Woodard was a member of Good Hope United Methodist Church and had enjoyed spending time at the Knobbs Creek Senior Center. She is survived by a daughter, Virginia Oehrli and husband Harold of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister, Gloria Podruchny and husband Robert of Chesapeake, VA; and two grandsons, David Oehrli and Eric... (Read complete obituary here)

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Joyce Holmes

Joyce Holmes

Joyce Ward Holmes, 82 of 1008 West Williams Circle, Elizabeth City, NC died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Kindred Care.  Mrs. Holmes, a native of Pasquotank County, was the daughter of the late Josiah Elliott Ward, Sr., and Alma Mann Ward and the widow of Mervin Lindbergh “Ham” Holmes.  She was a homemaker and a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church.   She is survived by a daughter, Linda Sullivan and husband Michael of Haw River, NC; a son, John Ward Holmes and wife Mary of Elizabeth City, NC; three grandchildren, Amber Winslow of Edenton, NC, Jessica Meads of Elizabeth City, NC, and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Sterling Webster

Sterling Webster

Sterling Fountain Webster III, 72, of Kill Devil Hills passed quietly on June 28, 2014 at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Born in Winston Salem, NC on July 1, 1941, he was the son of the late Irene Bourne and Sterling Fountain Webster II. He is also predeceased by a sister, Elizabeth Irene Webster Frye. Mr. Webster is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Jane Gillespie Webster; two sons, Kevin Scott Webster, and Sterling Fountain Webster IV; one granddaughter, Madison Katherine Webster; one grandson, Sterling Jackson Webster; and one brother, Deems Bourne Webster of Key West, FL. He is also... (Read complete obituary here)

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Elizebeth Gosnell

Elizebeth Gosnell

Elizebeth Mary Gosnell, 53, of Manteo, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Frances Andrews Alford. She is survived by a daughter, Alexsandra Laizure of Spartanburg, SC; three sons, Anthony Laizure of Spartanburg, SC, Joshua Laizure of Colington and Ryan Laizure of Manteo; two grandchildren, Sean Owen of Sparanburg, SC and Adalee Laizure of Manteo; a sister, Joyce Alford of California; and a brother, Frank Alford of California. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the home of her... (Read complete obituary here)

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Morgan “Buddy” Luton, Jr.

Morgan “Buddy” Luton, Jr.

Morgan “Buddy” Hunter Luton, Jr., 74 of 108 Danielle Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Hospital. He was born on April 4, 1940 in Miami, FL. He was the son of the late Morgan Hunter Luton, Sr., and Gracie O’Gwyn Luton and the husband of Brenda Henderson Luton of the residence. He proudly served in the United States Coast Guard for twenty-two years retiring as Senior Chief. After retiring he returned to the Coast Guard base in Elizabeth City as a Civil Service employee managing weight and balance of aircrafts. He was a member of City Road United Methodist... (Read complete obituary here)

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Fay L. Cherry

Fay L. Cherry

Fay Liverman Cherry, 84, of 1813 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Sentara Norfolk Hospital.  A native of Tyrrell County, she was the daughter of the late Jack Liverman and Ernestine Ballance Liverman and the widow of Nathan Edward Cherry after sixty-two years of marriage.  She was a former sales person retired from Belks and a member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Janet Fay Cherry of Cary, NC, and Carol Denise Cherry of Elizabeth City, NC; two sons, Kenneth Edward Cherry and wife Terrie of Columbia, NC, and Ronald Curtis... (Read complete obituary here)

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Calvin Lamb

Calvin Lamb

Calvin Ray Lamb, 64, of Camden, NC, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Pasquotank County, he was the son of Lottie Wilson Lamb and the late Calvin Lamb.  Calvin Ray was an owner and operator of C&L Concrete Works, Inc. He was a member of the Albemarle Houndsman Association and the National Rifle Association. Mr. Lamb is survived by Delores M. Lamb and son, Christopher Brian Lamb of Camden, NC and predeceased by two sons, Calvin Ray Lamb, Jr. and Charles Harold Lamb; also survived by sisters, Louise Harrell of Moyock, NC and Linda Williams and husband... (Read complete obituary here)

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Joseph Tildon Whitehurst, Sr

Joseph Tildon Whitehurst, Sr

Joseph Tildon Whitehurst, Sr., 81, of 220 Woodville Rd., Hertford, NC went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 29, 2014 as he was surrounded by his wife, children and loving family members.  Mr. Whitehurst was born in Pasquotank County on June 15, 1933 and was the son of the late Davis Tildon Whitehurst and Rosalie Whitehead Whitehurst.  He was a member of Evangelical Methodist Church, a former board of Director of First Union National Bank, founding member and Board of Directors of Albemarle Academy.  He was awarded Perquimans County Farmer of the Year in 1962.  Mr. Whitehurst was a retired... (Read complete obituary here)

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Shane Setchel

Shane Setchel

Shane Leon Setchel, 75, of the 100 block of North River Lane, Jarvisburg, NC died Friday, June 27, 2014 at his residence.  Born in Spring Grove, VA, on July 6, 1938, he was the son of George I. Setchel and Annie Williams Wicker and was the husband of Joanne C. Setchel.  Mr. Setchel was an Insurance Salesman and a member of Washington Street United Methodist Church in Petersburg, VA. He also was in the Marine Corps Reserves. Mr. Setchel is survived by a Son, Stephen L. Setchel and wife Amy of Prince George, VA and their two children Tiffany S. Sacket and husband Matthew of Waynesboro, VA and Sydney... (Read complete obituary here)

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Walter Craun

Walter Craun

Walter Hampton Craun, 86, of the 100 block of Stacie Dr.,  Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, June 27, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Loudoun, VA, he was the son of the late Preston Hampton Craun and Mae Furr Craun and the beloved husband of 70 years to Audrey Moore Craun.   Mr. Craun was a construction worker for commercial pools. Mr. Craun was the beloved father to a son, Delbert Hampton Craun and wife Tamra of Stephen’s City, VA and a daughter, Barbara Scribner of Currituck, NC; he is also survived by a brother, Samuel Craun of Port Orange, FL; four grandchildren and four... (Read complete obituary here)

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