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Thomas Commander, Jr.

Thomas Commander, Jr.

Thomas Newton Commander, Jr., 93, of 504 W. Fearing Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, August 15, 2014, at Heritage Care.  Mr. Commander was born in Pasquotank County, NC, the son of the late Thomas Newton Commander, Sr. and Geneva Bundy Commander. Mr. Commander is survived by a sister, Mary Commander Brothers, of Elizabeth City, NC and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Monday, August 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to a charity of one’s... (Read complete obituary here)

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Karen Lambert

Karen Lambert

Karen Joyce Swiger Lambert, 70, of 1279 Newland Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, August 15, 2014 at Kindred Care.  Born in Fairmont, WV, she was the daughter of the late Jaba Swiger and Dorothy Swiger Black.  Ms. Lambert had worked as a stock clerk at Walmart. She is survived by a son, Chris Lambert and wife Donna of Elizabeth City, NC; a grandson, Chase Lambert and wife Janna; and a great-granddaughter, Karman Lambert. A private memorial service is planned for a later time.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Lambert family.  Condolences... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jeffrey Snead

Jeffrey Snead

Jeffrey C. Snead, 43, of 928 Waterlily Road, Coinjock, NC died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at his home.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC, he was the son of Linda Melson Snead of Coinjock, NC and the late Kermit Snead. In addition to his mother, Jeff is survived by a son, Brice Snead of Coinjock, NC; a stepdaughter, Madison Snead of Moyock, NC; two half-sisters, Alice Ballance of Maple, NC and Nancy Snead of Coinjock, NC; a half-brother, Bryan Snead; and his second mother, Gloria Poyner of Coinjock, NC.  Along with his father, he was preceded in death by a half-brother, Lou Snead. A memorial service will... (Read complete obituary here)

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Calvin Powers

Calvin Powers

Calvin Holden Powers, 75, a lifelong resident of Moyock, NC, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Chesapeake General Hospital.  He was the son of the late William Andrew and Thelma Stephenson Powers and the husband for over forty years of Yvonne Powers.  He farmed his own land since childhood retiring only recently due to ill health.  He was a member of the Northwest Baptist Church in Chesapeake, VA and he loved fly fishing and hunting.  He served honorably in the United States Coast Guard Reserves for eight years as a Third Class Petty Officer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in... (Read complete obituary here)

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Johnny Powers

Johnny Powers

Johnny Tracy “J.T.” Powers, Sr., 73, of Barco, NC died Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Chesapeake Regional Hospital.  A native of Latta, SC, he was the son of Tracy Franklin and Vera Mae Berry Powers and the widower of Barbara Ann Haselden Powers.  He was a retired law enforcement officer having served with the Chesapeake City Police for thirty-two years and the Currituck Sheriff Department for five years.  He was a Mason and a Ruritan, having most recently served as President of the Coinjock Ruritan Club. He is survived by a daughter, Ellen Amos and husband, Michael of Easley, SC and a son Johnny... (Read complete obituary here)

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B. J. Kelly

B. J. Kelly

Bernard John Kelly (B.J.), 86, of 115 Pine St., Camden, NC passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his home.  He was born July 27, 1928 in Frackville, Pa. to the late Michael J. and Ellen P. Kelly.  He shared 65 wonderful years of marriage to Millie W. Kelly of the home.  Mr. Kelly was a proud veteran and retiree of the US Navy.  He later served as a Deputy Sheriff in Pasquotank Co. and retired as a firefighter from Craney Island in Portsmouth, Va.  B. J. loved to travel with his wife and was an avid baseball fan.  He was a simple man of principles who loved his family and cherished his long... (Read complete obituary here)

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Betty Gollahon May

Betty Gollahon May

Betty Gollahon May, 78, of Frisco passed away August 9th in her residence. Betty was a loving wife of Robert C. May for 56 years until his death in 2011. Betty was born in St. Louis Missouri. After graduating from High School in Rolla, Missouri she married Bob. Their years together were filled with fond memories of each place they lived which included Aiken, SC, Fairfield, CT, Chadds Ford, PA and Frisco, NC. Betty worked as a realtor in Fairfield Connecticut for several years but devoted most of her life to the love of her husband and children. In 1993 Bob and Betty moved to Frisco, discovering... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ralph Aydlett

Ralph Aydlett

Ralph Earl Aydlett, Jr., 85 of 138 Hampton Road, Coinjock, NC, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather went to be with the Lord Friday, August 8, 2014. A native of Currituck County, he was the son of the late Ralph Earl Aydlett, Sr., and Sarah Melson Aydlett and for sixty-three years the husband of Leanora Holt Aydlett of the residence. He worked at Little Creek Naval Base, was a Bridge Tender, and Owner and Operator of Aydlett’s Grocery Store. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member of Grandy Community Church. Besides his wife he is survived by five... (Read complete obituary here)

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Nancy Konrad

Nancy Konrad

Nancy Kiser Konrad, 71, of Point Harbor, died Friday, August 8, 2014 at her residence. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Irvin Daniel Kiser and Irene Floyd Kiser. She was currently the owner/operator of Dare Jewelers in Nags Head and was formerly a Registered Nurse and former president of the Outer Banks Kiwanis Club. Nancy is survived by her husband, Edward C. Konrad, Jr.; two sons, Michael Konrad of Kitty Hawk and Jeffrey Konrad of Grandy; a sister, Linda Kiser Odom of Cockeysville, MD; and a brother, Robert Kiser of Paonia, CO. Funeral services and burial will be held in... (Read complete obituary here)

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Marjorie Bright

Marjorie Bright

Marjorie James Bright, 89, of 1426 Salem Church Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, August 9, 2014 at her residence.  A native of Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late Harry S. James and Vertley Trueblood James and the widow of Melvin W. Bright.  She was a homemaker, an avid Tarheel basketball fan, co-owner and Vice President of Melvin Bright Produce, Charter Member of Weeksville Lion’s Club and a member of Salem Baptist Church. She is survived bytwo sons, Roger Bright and wife Caroline of Camden, NC, and Andy Bright and wife Fran of Portsmouth, VA; two daughters, Linda Scott... (Read complete obituary here)

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Kevin Gamiel

Kevin Gamiel

Kevin Andrew Gamiel, 46, of Manteo, NC, died on August 6, 2014. Born in Newport News, VA, he was the son of the late Sandra Williams Gamiel Merrit and Robert Dewayne Gamiel. Mr. Gamiel was an independent consultant in the computer science industry. Kevin is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Cloninger Gamiel; one son, Paul Robert Gamiel; two daughters, Marcia Caroline Mode and Laura Elizabeth Mode; a brother, Mark Gamiel and wife Jennifer; and two nieces, Elizabeth Gamiel Daniels and Emily Dare Gamiel. A memorial service will take place at St. Andrews by the Sea Episcopal Church on Saturday, August... (Read complete obituary here)

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Sophia Winslow

Sophia Winslow

Sophia Jones Winslow, 86, of Elizabeth City, NC, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at her residence. Born in Pasquotank County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Samuel D. Jones and Mattie Combs Jones and the step-daughter of the late Roxie Jones and was the wife to her loving husband of 67 years Kenneth L. Winslow, Sr. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and the Faithful Workers Sunday School Class. She is survived by four daughters, Gail W. Lane and husband Winford, Patti W. Jones and husband Robert both of Elizabeth City, NC, Lynn Medlin and husband Durward of South Mills, NC and Lori... (Read complete obituary here)

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Gwendolyn Horan

Gwendolyn Horan

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Horan, 48 of Jarvisburgh, NC, passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at her residence. Gwendolyn was the daughter of the late John T. Horan and Marion Grove Horan and was the wife of Allan Schlobach of the residence. No services are planned at this time. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Horan family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Devin Boyce

Devin Boyce

Devin Carlos Boyce, 25, of 115 Windy Hill Court, Aydlett, NC died Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Hospital. Born in Pasquotank County, he was the son of Danny Ray Boyce of Hertford, NC and Charmane Brickhouse Shackelford and husband Paul of Aydlett, NC. He was a landscaper. Besides his parents he is survived by a son, Rylee Hunter Boyce and his mother, Lindsay Murphy of Ft. Monroe, VA; a brother, Danny Ray Boyce, Jr., and Mandy Norton of Camden, NC; two nephews, Tristan and Jeremy; maternal grandparents, Gloria B. and Arthur Sickle of CO and the late Jack Brickhouse; and paternal... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ruth Self

Ruth Self

Ruth Winslow Self, 88, of Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Heritage Care.  Born in Hertford, NC, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Daisy King Winslow and was the wife of the late Edward Franklin Self, Jr.  Mrs. Self was a member of Ramoth Gilead Baptist Church and a past member of the WMU.  She was retired from Rose’s. Mrs. Self is survived by a son, Jeffery L. Self and wife Lee Ann of South Mills, NC; two daughters-in-law, Frankie Self of Elizabeth City, NC and Marsha Self of Columbia, SC; a brother, Lawrence Winslow of Perquimans County, NC; eight grandchildren,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Betty Pudsey

Betty Pudsey

Betty Palmer Pudsey, 82, of Manteo, died Sunday, August 3, 2014, in her residence. Mrs. Pudsey was born in Franklin, N.Y. and was a computer programmer as an accounts receivable clerk. Mrs. Pudsey served her country honorably in the U.S. Navy. She was predeceased by her parents, James John Palmer and Alice Harbor Palmer, her husband, Aubrey Amos Pudsey and her daughter, Jill Abeth Pudsey. Surviving are her daughter, Janie P. Midgett and husband Chuckie of Wanchese and her son, Joey A. Pudsey of Kill Devil Hills; four sisters, Shirley Sheppard of Newfane, N.Y., Barbara Kasprzak and Evelyn Gehl... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charlotte Siders

Charlotte Siders

Charlotte Kay (Johnson) Siders, 76, of 100 River Road, Camden, NC passed away at the Sentara Albemarle Hospital on August 1st after a long battle with heart disease and other complications. Charlotte was born in Ashland, KY, the daughter of Arnold E. and Myrtle (Rice) Johnson. She graduated Ashland Senior High School and attended Ashland Junior College in 1956. That year she also married an Ironton, OH resident, Marvyn Siders, and moved to Ironton. She was preceded in death by her father and mother and by her older sister, Barbara Jean (Johnson) Shannon and her brother, Alonzo Franklin (Buddy)... (Read complete obituary here)

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Sue “Kay” Kenneally

Sue “Kay” Kenneally

Sue Kathleen Hilton Kenneally of Elizabeth City, known as Kay to her family and friends, went to be with the Lord on July 26, 2014 on the last of many hospitalizations following years of complicated health issues. Her loving family surrounded her, prayed and held her hand as she slipped away to join her Heavenly Father and all the Saints in Heaven. Kay was born in Jacksonville, FL on January 2, 1947 to the late Sarah Elnora and Commander David Ernest Hilton, USN (Ret). Her youngest brother, Tom Hilton, predeceased her. She leaves to cherish her memory her brother, Captain Dave Hilton, USN (Ret)... (Read complete obituary here)

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Louise Raynor

Louise Raynor

Louise Warrington Raynor, 83, of Buxton, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Nags Head. Mrs. Raynor was born in South Hampton, N.Y. and was a homemaker. Mrs. Raynor was a member of Lighthouse Assembly of God and served with her husband as former pastor with the N.C. District Council of the Assemblies of God at Avon Worship Center. Mrs. Raynor loved the Lord and her life radiated His presence. She was predeceased by her parents, George W. Warrington and Esther Hofmeister Warrington, husband Rev. David A. Raynor, Sr, son David A. Raynor, Jr and her brother George Warrington. Surviving are her daughter,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ralph Doughtie, Sr.

Ralph Doughtie, Sr.

Ralph Edward Doughtie, Sr., 61, of 208 Maple Road, Maple, NC died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at his residence. A native of Currituck County, he was the son of the late William and Lucille Wright Doughtie and the husband of Dorothy Kimbro Doughtie. Mr. Doughtie was a Detention Officer with the Currituck County Sheriff Department. In addition to his wife, Mr. Doughtie is survived by a son Ralph Edward Doughtie, Jr. of Elizabeth City, NC; two daughters Darlene Meads and husband Talmadge of Elizabeth City, NC and Bambi Blondheim and husband David of Powells’s Point, NC; two sisters, Susie Palmer and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Camilla Hull

Camilla Hull

Camilla McPherson Hull, a native and life-long resident of Elizabeth City, passed away Sunday, July 27th at Sentara Heart Pavillion in Norfolk, Va, from a sudden illness. Camilla was born March 4, 1927 to James Edward “Capt. Eddie” McPherson and Louvinia Cartwright McPherson. She was the widow of Russell Maughan Hull, Sr. and mother of three children: Maughan, Dee and Mitch. She was a graduate and majorette of Elizabeth City High School, attended Louisburg College and then moved on to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She returned home to operate and manage Carolina Feed and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Howard Eugene Norville

Howard Eugene Norville

Howard Eugene Norville passed away peacefully in his home, July 28, 2014. Howard was born March 17, 1931 in Rocky Mount, NC son of the late Herbert Norville and of the late Mattie Smith Norville. He graduated from Ahoskie High School in 1949. He was drafted into the Army in 1952. After serving briefly, he then went to work with his family in the local automotive business. He later owned his own tire dealership in Rich Square, NC where he raised his family. While in Rich Square, he joined several organizations. He served terms as vice president of the Jaycee’s and president of the Rotary Club.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Aristidis Alexopoulos

Aristidis Alexopoulos

Aristidis Grigorios Alexopoulos of 100 Hunters Trail, Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at his residence. He was born in 1940 in Lamia, Greece, the son of the late Grigorios and Maria Karathanos Alexopoulos and the husband of Evangelia Delistathis Alexopoulos for over forty-seven years. He was a Sergeant in the Greek Army, serving near the Albanian border. With hopes of a better life, he moved to America in 1974 with his wife, son, mother, sister and her family. Discovering his entrepreneurial spirit, he and his brother Van started Van’s Pizza on the Outer Banks in 1975. After... (Read complete obituary here)

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Calsie Lyons

Calsie Lyons

Calsie Vivian White Lyons, 68, of 1524 Nixonton Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Waterbrooke Assisted Living. Born in Pasquotank County, NC, she was the daughter of Henry Clay and Vivian Tillet White and the widow of Charles “Jimmy” James Lyons. Mrs. Lyons was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Lyons is survived by a daughter, Cindy Harden and husband Thomas of Elizabeth City; three brothers, Donald White and wife Shirley, Avery White and wife Ruth and Roscoe White and wife Linda all of Elizabeth City; a sister in law Gloria White Fountain of Elizabeth City;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Karl Wittman

Karl Wittman

Babson Park, FL Karl James Wittman, 64, of Babson Park, FL died on July 23, 2014 while vacationing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Born in Marshfield, WI, Karl was the son of Betty Neder and her late husband Jerome Frank Wittman. Mr. Wittman worked in the flooring industry and was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Karl is survived by his wife, Lorrynne Tocci Wittman; one son, James Frederick Wittman; two grandchildren, Tyler and Tucker Wittman; four sisters, Sandra Chebaro and husband, Malek of Germany, Patricia Mathews of Ponte Vedra, FL, Janice Thorp and husband, Steve of Winter... (Read complete obituary here)

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Milton Lane

Milton Lane

Milton Lloyd Lane, Jr., 65, of 108 Oakdale Drive, Moyock, NC died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his residence.  He was the son of the late Milton Lloyd Lane, Sr. and Virginia Lee Lane. Mr. Lane served in the U.S. Army for six years, two of them in the Vietnam Conflict. Mr. Lane is survived by a daughter, Virginia Marie Lane of Moyock, NC; three sons, Richard L. Lane and wife Alicia, Bobby G. Lane, and Michael L. Lane and wife Amber all of Moyock, NC; a brother, James W. Lane of Suffolk, VA; two sisters, Carol L. Lane of Winfall, NC and Andrea K. Lane of Elizabeth City; and four grandchildren, Michael... (Read complete obituary here)

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Frank Lewis

Frank Lewis

Frank Edward Lewis, 84, of 305 Lane Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Sentara Albemarle Hospital.  Mr. Lewis, a native of Nash County, was the son of the late Kermit Frank Lewis and Ruth Bragg Lewis and the husband of Katie Cornelia Boykin Lewis of the residence.  He was a member of City Road United Methodist Church, a charter member of the Men’s Breakfast, church choir, American Legion, and the Dixie Angler’s Surf Fishing Team. Besides his wife he is survived by two sons, Quintin Dwight Lewis and wife Beverly Geary Lewis of Greenville, NC, and Willis Edward Lewis... (Read complete obituary here)

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Onwood Griffin

Onwood Griffin

Onwood Ross “Red” Griffin was born December 15, 1927, to Beulah Barber and Joshua Thomas Griffin.  He grew up in Mackeys, NC, on the shore of the Albemarle Sound, where he swam as a boy and pulled nets with his father as a teenager.  He was the devoted husband of Ideal Helms Griffin for 64 years of the residence; proud father of Deborah Branton (Michael) of Deland, Fl, and David Griffin (Tami) of Camden; ardent bleacher fan of grandchildren, Wendy Carpenter of Apex, NC, Abbie Bradley of Greenville, NC, and Joshua Griffin of Camden, NC.  He was the older brother of Janet Batton (Don) of Edenton,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Suzanne Godfrey

Suzanne Godfrey

Suzanne Haskell Godfrey, 53, of 699 Anderson St., Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Norfolk, VA, she was the daughter of the late Frank Haskell, Jr. and Shirley Crow Haskell. Suzanne is survived by two sons, Edward E. Godfrey, III of Raleigh, NC and Randall C. Godfrey of Moyock, NC; a daughter, Jennifer S. Godfrey of Moyock, NC; three brothers, Frank R. Haskell, III of Lynchburg, VA, Thomas M. Haskell and wife Stephanie of Norfolk, VA and Michael R. Haskell and wife Shelly of Knotts Island, NC; and one sister, Virginia H. Cooper and husband... (Read complete obituary here)

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Doris Blevins

Doris Blevins

Doris Edwards Blevins, 85, of 111 Quail Run, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, July 21, 2014 at her residence.  A native of Johnston County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Robert Maynard Edwards and Ruby Whitley Edwards and for fifty-eight years the wife of Dr. Billy Gene Blevins of the residence.  She was a graduate of East Carolina University.  She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and had been a dietician for the NC School for the Deaf and Mars Hill College and taught for thirty-eight years at the Clarke School for the Deaf in MA.  She was a strong supporter of the Relay for Life... (Read complete obituary here)

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Ervin Johnson

Ervin Johnson

Mr. Ervin Johnson passed away peacefully on July 20, 2014 surrounded by family and friends. At the young age of 78, Ervin lived a long and fruitful life. In his early years he spent time with his parents at the Currituck Lighthouse where they tended the light as light keepers. He later served four years in the U.S. Coast Guard. After serving he took up the net as a fisherman in and around the Outer Banks area of North Carolina eventually captaining the “Captain Pete.” Known as a loving father, amazing grandfather, and the most loyal of friends, he will be greatly missed. He is survived... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jimmy Slate

Jimmy Slate

James Thomas Slate, III, 37, of 6230 Caratoke Highway, Grandy, NC died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at his home.  Born in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of Joyce Ann Bolick Dowdy and husband Donald of Grandy, NC and the late James Thomas Slate, Jr.  After graduating high school, James attended Johnson and Wells Culinary Arts Institute and enjoyed working as a chef on the Outer Banks. In addition to his mother and stepfather, James is survived by a brother, Donald Dean Dowdy, Jr. and many aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will take place Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial... (Read complete obituary here)

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Phyllis Nyahay

Phyllis Nyahay

Phyllis Morris Nyahay, 80, of Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Currituck House.  Born in South Mills, NC, she was the daughter of the late George Morris and Lillie McCoy Bass and was the wife of the late Robert Nyahay. Mrs. Nyahay is survived by a daughter, Valorie Ann Carroll and husband Bruce of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Robert Nyahay, Jr. of Somersworth, NH; four grandchildren, Brittney Scott Carroll and husband David Gammell of Wrentham, MA, Alison Bryce Carroll of Brooklyn, NY, James Robert Nyahay and Benjamin McCoy Nyahay; one great-granddaughter, Elliott Scott Gammell;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Sheila Sawyer

Sheila Sawyer

Sheila Ann Sawyer, 60, of 1015 Macey Jo Court, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Columbia, NC, she was the daughter of the late Nosh and Katherine Wilson Sawyer.  Sheila was Director of Maternity Services at Albemarle Hospital for over thirty years and worked part-time with COA’s nursing program. She is survived by a sister, Nancy Sawyer Cuningham and husband Henry of Elizabeth City, NC; a brother, Frank S. Sawyer and wife Kimberly of Camden, NC; a sister-in-law, Cheryl S. Sawyer of Edenton, NC; nieces and nephews, Henry C. Cuningham,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Linda Edmondson

Linda Edmondson

Linda Thomas Edmondson, 73, of 101 Trotman Road, Shiloh, NC passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.  Born in Norfolk, VA, she was the daughter of the late Isaiah Thomas and Beulah White Carawan and was the wife of the late Ronald Bernard Edmondson, Sr.  Mrs. Edmondson was an avid crafter who was a member of the Artisans Guild, taught painting courses at College of the Albemarle and owned her own craft shop at the waterfront for a number of years.  In addition to being a career Navy wife, she was a licensed beautician, volunteered with the Camden 4-H and... (Read complete obituary here)

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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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