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Eva Sawyer

Eva Sawyer

Eva Bell Garrenton Sawyer, 94, of Jarvisburg, NC, died on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. She was born in Jarvisburg, NC on January 18, 1920, to the late John Quincy Adams Garrenton and Linda Mae Morrisette Garrenton. On August 27, 1938 she married Roy Edward Sawyer. She is survived by one son, Roy E. Sawyer, Jr., of Powells Point, NC; two granddaughters, Melissa Avery of Virginia Beach, VA and Lovey Ellen Sawyer of Gatesville, NC; one great grandson, James Hunter Gergen of Point Harbor, NC. She was predeceased by one brother, John Harley Garrenton, two sisters,... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Sawyer

William Sawyer

William “Bill” Sawyer, 78, of 489 Poplar Branch Road, Poplar Branch, NC went home to be with the Lord and join his beloved wife Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of Camden County, he was the son of the late Wannie Sawyer and Elva Atkins Sawyer and the widower of Elizabeth Grandy Sawyer.  He was retired from Exxon Shipping Company where he was Chief Pump Man and Representative of “The Exxon Gettysburg” until retirement, a member of Powell’s Point Christian Church, and a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by three daughters,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Horace Midgett, Jr.

Horace Midgett, Jr.

Horace Waymac Midgett Jr., 70, of Raleigh, NC, died Sunday, September 28, 2014. He was born to the late Horace W. Midgett and Ollie McCleary Midgett in Manteo, NC, and was husband to Viola O’Neal Midgett. Horace was a member of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church and the Roanoke Island Fire Department. Including his wife, he is survived by his sons, Horace Midgett III, of Raleigh NC and Billy Midgett and his wife, Nichole of Etowah NC; his uncle, Leonard M. McCleary of Raleigh; his brother in-law, Randy O’Neal and his wife, Shirley of Wanchese, NC; sister in law, Mickey Parker and her husband,... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Saunders

John Saunders

John Parker Saunders, 73, of Manteo, NC died on September 24, 2014 at Cross Creek Health Care Center. Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Benjamin and Ruth Englesby Saunders. John worked as the morning dock master for the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. Mr. Saunders is survived by his wife, Sarah Cobb Saunders. No services are planned at this time. Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Tommy Ballance

Tommy Ballance

Walter Thomas Ballance, 75, of 589 E.R. Daniels Road, Wanchese, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 27, 2014 while surrounded by family and loved ones. “Tommy” was born in Hatteras but lived most of his life in Wanchese. He was the son of the late Walter and Juanita Tillett Ballance. He retired as supervisor of the Dare County Building and Grounds Department and attended Manteo First Assembly. He was a lifelong carpenter, loving husband, and amazing father. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Natalie Cologgi; a sister, Anna Utley; and a brother, Wayne... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charles Smith

Charles Smith

Charles Thomas Smith, 71, of 328 Middle Swamp Road, Gates, NC died Saturday, September 27, 2014 at his home. Born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, he was the son of the late Thomas Charles Smith and Corrine McWilliams Roberts and was the companion of Marion Jones Davis.  Mr. Smith was retired from the United States Army and had built, owned and operated Corrine’s Apartments. In addition to his companion, he is survived by a daughter, Paula Ann Smith of Walsconburg, NC; two sons, Vernon Thomas Smith of Norfolk, VA and Glenn Ray Smith of Gates, NC; a stepfather, Roy Roberts of Chesapeake, VA; two stepbrothers,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Alethia Spry

Alethia Spry

Alethia Mae Norman Spry, 93, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2014. She was born in Washington County, NC on August 13, 1921 to James Thomas Norman and Annie Pritchett Davenport. She graduated from Creswell High School in 1938 and Hardbarger’s Business College (Raleigh, NC) in 1939. She worked for the US Department of Agriculture in Currituck, NC for 11 years. On October 8, 1944 she married Paul Wilson Spry.  Following the birth of their children, she became a homemaker.  Alethia was an active life-long member of Coinjock Baptist Church and served as church clerk and treasurer for many... (Read complete obituary here)

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Mary Sawyer

Mary Sawyer

Mary Williams Sawyer, 96, of 100 Timmerman Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Heritage Care. Born in Beaufort County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Riley and Annie Robinson Williams and was the wife of the late John Thomas Sawyer. Mrs. Sawyer is survived by a daughter, Clara Oliver of Elizabeth City, NC; five grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Along with her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Wilma Jean Brown Hudson. A graveside funeral service will take place Monday, September 29, 2014... (Read complete obituary here)

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Paul Cecil Rose

Paul Cecil Rose

Paul Cecil Rose, 52, of 212 Poyners Road, Moyock, NC, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at his home. He was born in Moyock on December 15, 1961 to the late Ennis Edward Rose, Jr., and Nora Baker Rose.  Mr. Rose was a commercial fisherman, owner of Paul Rose Seafood, and Chairman of the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission. Mr. Rose is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Janet Williams Rose. He was the proud father of a son, Matthew Tyler Rose and a daughter, Abigail Lee Rose.   He is also survived by two brothers, William “Billy” Rose (Debi) of Currituck and Ronnie “Ron”... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charlotte June Jennette

Charlotte June Jennette

Charlotte June Jennette, 83, of Chesapeake, VA died on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Born in Avon, NC, she was the daughter of the late Calvin W. and Dorcas Farrow Meekins and the widow of Joseph Edward Jennette, Jr. Mrs. Jennette was a homemaker, a member of the St. Johns United Methodist Church in Avon and a graduate of Camp Lejeune High School. Mrs. Jennette is survived by four daughters, Charlotte Jennette Dixon and husband, John “Skip” of Manteo, NC, Ruby Jennette Weston and husband, David “Hot Rod” of Chesapeake, VA, Ramona Jennette Griffin of Manteo,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Arlene Richard

Arlene Richard

Arlene Marie James Richard of Como, NC went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the age of eighty-two years, eight months and twenty-two days.  Miss Arlene was born January 29, 1932 to the late William “Jack” and Lenore Kaltenhauser James in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Athletic and outgoing, she graduated from Wilson High School in 1949.  On August 15, 1953 she married John Albert Richard.  Together they made eighteen moves in twenty-two years and raised four children.  John and Arlene retired to Frisco, NC on Hatteras Island and enjoyed fishing and walking the beaches.   Widowed... (Read complete obituary here)

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Floyd Rhodes

Floyd Rhodes

Floyd Kendrick Rhodes 86, of 812 Beech Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  A native of Tyrrell County, he was the son of the late Alexander Rhodes and Martha Maitland Rhodes and for sixty-seven years the husband of Mary C. Rhodes of the residence.  He was a retired foreman from the Elizabeth City Cotton Mill and a member of Fountain of Life Church. Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Shelia Rhodes Judge of Elizabeth City, NC, and Gail Rhodes Presson and husband Thomas, Jr., of Suffolk, VA; a sister, Pearl Sanders of... (Read complete obituary here)

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James Ferebee, Sr.

James Ferebee, Sr.

James Harrison Ferebee, Sr., 91 of 143 N. Indiantown Road, Shawboro, NC died Saturday, September 20, 2014 at his residence. He was born on February 26, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan to the late S. Scott Ferebee, Sr. and Carrie Cheatham Ferebee. Mr. Ferebee was a retired farmer, a member and deacon of Providence Baptist Church, a founding member of Shawboro Ruitans Club, past president of Production Credit Association, and a former member of the Currituck County School Board.  He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Merchant Marines.  He loved flying and piloted his own Cessna... (Read complete obituary here)

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Bruce Hellmann

Bruce Hellmann

Bruce Payne Hellmann, 63, of Fairfax, VA, died Thursday, September 18, 2014 in Corolla, NC. Born in Westbury, NY, he was the son of the late Reinhard K. and Ruth Payne Hellmann. He was a retired physicist with the C.I.A., and was a member of American Radio Relay League and the U.S. Chess Federation. Dr. Hellmann is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Duke Hellmann, formerly of Oxford, MS; a daughter, Gwendolyn P. Hellmann; a son, Theodore D. Hellmann; and a sister, Margaret Ann Hellmann and husband, Dale Wells. No services are planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation... (Read complete obituary here)

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Doris M. Ward

Doris M. Ward

Doris Marlene Scarborough Ward, 80, of Grandy, died Thursday, September 18, 2014 in Elizabeth City. Born in Duck, NC, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson Scarborough and Ellen Fanny Rodgers Scarborough and was the widow of Richard Littleton Ward. She retired from the U.S Postal Service with 20 years of service having started as a carrier and ending her career as Post Master in Manns Harbor. She was a working mother who kept her family together with help from her community family in Duck. Mrs. Ward is survived by five children, Diane Ward Harris and husband, Bill of Kitty Hawk, Donna... (Read complete obituary here)

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Henry Sharber

Henry Sharber

Henry G. Sharber, Jr., 88 of 100 Riverview Avenue, Camden, NC went to be with the Lord on September 17, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Hospital. Henry was a World War II veteran of the US Navy, and worked as a welder and in the insurance industry.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Elizabeth City, and had served on its Administrative Council and was a member of the Fellowship Sunday School class.  He was a sixty-year Masonic veteran, a past master of Widows Son Lodge No. 75 in Camden, NC, and a past patron of Camden Chapter No. 252 Order of the Eastern Star.  He was an avid country... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Midgett

William Midgett

William Leary Midgett, 77, of Wanchese, NC died on September 13, 2014 at his home. Born in Manteo, William was the son of the late William Jackson and Lillie Etheridge Midgett. He served in the United States Navy and retired from Dare County as the chief jailer. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his wife, Lizzie Lean Ashby Midgett; a son, Freddie Lee Midgett; and a step daughter, Christine Wilson. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Twiford Funeral Home, Colony Chapel in Manteo, with the Rev. Billy Dennis officiating. Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo... (Read complete obituary here)

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Leslie Thompson

Leslie Thompson

Leslie Kalman Thompson, 80, of 206 Interpath Parkway, Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Vidant Hospital. A native of NC he was the son of the late Arthur Nelson Thompson and Hilda Mae Saunders Thompson. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for the NC Department of Transportation. He is survived by two sisters, Shirley Turner of Charleston, SC and Doris Brickhouse of Elizabeth City, NC; nieces and nephews, Glenn Turner, Stacy Rodgers, Peggy Hussey, Georgia Potter and Alan Brickhouse; great nieces and nephews, Joshua, Lucas, Gabriel, Ryan, Lesley, Leigh Ann, Shelby, and Annaclair;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charles Williams

Charles Williams

Charles “Charlie Brown” Cornelius Williams, 76, of 1079 Northside Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born in Camden County, NC, he was the son of the late Hubert and Fannie Leary Williams and was the husband of the late Earlene Cartwright Williams. Mr. Williams is survived by a daughter, Darlene Copeland and husband Lang of Elizabeth City, NC; two sons, Ronald Williams and wife Cheri of Avon, NC and James Williams of Dallas, TX; three sisters, Diane, Sadie and Margaret; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a close... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Butts

John Butts

Mr. John Herbert Butts, 84, of 802 Jefferson Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Kindred Care. Born in Pasquotank County, NC, he was the son of the late Martin Luther and Susie Florence Overton Butts and was the husband of Margaret McPherson Butts. Mr. Butts was a lifetime member of Samuels Chapel Baptist Church where he had been a deacon. He was a millwright with Chesapeake Lumber Company for over fifty years prior to retirement. In addition to his wife of nearly sixty-one years, Mr. Butts is survived by eight children, Grace Maxwell and husband Samuel of Allentown,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Robert Romeo

Robert Romeo

Kill Devil Hills, N.C. Robert A. Romeo, 51, passed away September 9, 2014. Robert was a graduate of First Colonial High School and had been living in the Outer Banks for the past 20 years. Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Barbara Martin Romeo and his father, Pacific Romeo; sister, Deborah Kosler, brothers Mike Romeo and Steve Romeo as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Graveside services will be held Thursday September 18th at 1:00 p.m. with Father Joseph Metzger officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. H.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jack Mansfield

Jack Mansfield

Jack W. Mansfield, 78, of Camden, NC died Friday, September 12, 2014 at Kindred Care. Born in Camden County, NC, he was the son of the late Richard Mathias Mansfield, Sr. and Elizabeth Sawyer Mansfield and was the husband of Clarann Creekmore Mansfield of the home. Mr. Mansfield had been an active member of Geneva Baptist Church since professing Jesus Christ as his Savior at the age of eleven. He had been a deacon, Sunday school teacher and a member of the choir for many years. He was a veteran, having served in the United Stated Army National Guard for nine years, retired from the telephone... (Read complete obituary here)

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Daniel Willis

Daniel Willis

Daniel Carl Willis, 90, of Hatteras, N.C. entered into eternal rest on September 11, 2014.  Daniel was born September 25, 1923 to Valentine (Tine) Tolson Willis and Nancy Austin Willis. Daniel loved God, his family and his country. During World War II, he served as a tank driver in the 737th tank battalion of the Third Army. The 737th participated in the major battles, Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes-Alsace, Rhineland and Central Europe including the Battle of the Buldge.  He was awarded several medals in his effort.  Among them are: 3 Purple Hearts, 5 Bronze Stars and a Silver Star. One... (Read complete obituary here)

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Katherine King

Katherine King

Katherine E. King, 83, of Duck, NC went to be with the Lord on September 11, 2014 at Colony Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Perquimans County to the late Charles and Kate Rogerson Elliott. Mrs. King worked with the Christian Broadcasting Network for thirteen years, and was a devoted member of Still Waters Baptist Church. Katherine is survived by her husband, Dewey Carlton King; two sons, Virgil A. Stonecypher, IV of Jarvisburg, NC and Michael A. Stonecypher of Chesapeake, VA; and four grandchildren. Beside her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Margaret Byrum... (Read complete obituary here)

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Valkyrie Dibble

Valkyrie Dibble

Valkyrie Jean Dibble, 54, of Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, September 8, 2014 at her home. Born in Honolulu, HI, she was the daughter of John Dibble of Virginia Beach and the late Joan Regina Brown.  Ms. Dibble was a lifetime member of the ASPCA and a member of the Wildlife Wolf Fund.  She had been a customer service representative, a glass blower and had worked on the Wright Brothers Reconstruction Project. In addition to her father, Ms. Dibble is survived by her domestic partner, Earl Marshall, Jr. of Elizabeth City, NC; her close friend and roommate, Kathleen Steele; and her lifelong friend,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Donna Preiser

Donna Preiser

September 11, 2014 Donna went to be with her Lord. Born in 1960 in White Plains N.Y., Donna spent her childhood in Hawthorne, NY before moving to Nags Head in 1974. The Manteo HS alumni went on to work and family life between Currituck, Raleigh, and Onslow County before returning to the Outer Banks in 1998. She held a NC Substitute teaching certificate, teaching in Onslow County during the 1980s and was employed by Kelly’s Restaurant over the years. Donna was an active and spiritual member of the Wanchese Assembly of God. She was a volunteer with the Wanchese Christian Academy and the Elizabethan... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jarret King

Jarret King

Jarret Michael King, 5, of 537 NC Highway 343 N., Camden, NC passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC, he was the son of Stanley Glenn King and Heather Nichole Russell Carawan and husband William.  Jarret was a kindergartener at Grandy Primary School.  He played tee ball with the Camden Babe Ruth League and had practiced Tae Kwon Do at Oriental Sports Center. In addition to his parents, Jarret is survived by his brothers, Jordan Brown and Jayden King; a step-brother, Logan Carawan; two uncles, Jonathan Russell and wife Amanda of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Sally Storck

Sally Storck

Sally Irene McReynolds Storck, 67, of Moyock, NC died Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Sentara Barco Nursing.  Born in Norfolk, VA, she was the daughter of the late George Edward McReynolds and Virginia Del Ashley McReynolds.  She was a merchandiser for Wal-Mart. She is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Storck Morgan of Chesterfield, Missouri; a son, Kenneth w. Storck and wife Wendy of Currituck, NC; a sister, Glenda Irving and husband Lee of Chesapeake, VA; a brother, Daniel McReynolds, of Amarillo, TX; and five grandchildren, Skyler Crawford, Meagan Storck, Marina Storck, Brandon Morgan and Ethan... (Read complete obituary here)

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Douglas Remaley

Douglas Remaley

Douglas Ayers Remaley, 67, of Nags Head, NC died on September 6, 2014 at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mildred Atherton Remaley. Mr. Remaley served his country with the Air National Guard. He started his public safety career as a police officer with the Anne Arundel County Police Department before joining the ranks of the Annapolis Fire Department where he served as a Lieutenant and past president of the Annapolis Professional Firefighters Local 1926. He moved to the Outer Banks of North Carolina where he served as Fire Marshal and the... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charlie Forbes

Charlie Forbes

Charlie Robbyn Forbes, 84, died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at W. R. Winslow Memorial Home. A native of Camden County, he was the son of the late Clayton and Veronica Williams Forbes and the husband of Flora Wicker Forbes. He retired as a water operator with the City of Elizabeth City. He was a member of the New Lebanon Masonic Lodge 314 AF & AM and McBride United Methodist Church. In addition to his wife of sixty-four years, he is survived by a daughter Veronica Wilson and husband, Stephen of Los Angeles, CA; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Michael Wakelin

Michael Wakelin

Michael Luke Wakelin, 54, of 3017 Crystal Lake Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 in Kill Devil Hills, NC.  Born in Toledo, OH, he was the son of the late John Wakelin and Ruth Muenz Wakelin and the husband of Maria Palacios Wakelin. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Yvanna Wakelin of Alexandria, VA; three sons, Jonas Wakelin of Baltimore, MD, Joshua Wakelin of Lorton, VA, and Marco Wakelin of Elizabeth City, NC; three sisters, Pamelia Wakelin Daoust of Maui, HI, Katherine Wakelin Bennett of Toledo, OH, and Carol Wakelin of Swanton, OH; and three brothers,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Naomi Simons

Naomi Simons

Naomi Springle Simons, age 87, died Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Currituck House.  Mrs. Simons was born in Hyde County, NC, the daughter of the late Denard D. Springle, Sr. and Eula Sutton Springle and was the widow of Joe Ray Simons, Sr.   She was a beautician, having attended Hicks Beauty Academy in Norfolk, VA; a member of the Word of Life in South Mills, NC and attended Sharon Methodist Church in Poplar Branch, NC. Mrs. Simons is survived by a son, Joe Ray Simons, Jr. and wife, Gayle of Chesapeake, VA; a sister, Joyce Rabat of Southern Shores, NC; three grandchildren, Brian, Becky and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Patricia Eller

Patricia Eller

Patricia A. Eller, 74 of 116 White Oak Drive, Moyock, NC died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Norfolk Sentara Hospital.  Born in Oconee County, SC, she was the daughter of the Paul Felix LeCroy and Joyce Deal LeCroy Harrell and the wife of James O. Eller of the residence.  She was a reservation manager, a homemaker and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Deborah Dorsey and husband Craig of Newport News, VA and Diana Beachum and husband Billy of Hampton, VA; three grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.  She... (Read complete obituary here)

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Florence Bagley

Florence Bagley

Florence Mesta Bagley, 87, of 111 Ratcliffe, Moyock, NC died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  Born in New York, she was the daughter of the late Joe Mesta and Margaret Faid Mesta and the widow of Joseph George Bagley.  She was a Catholic and a member of the Moyock American Legion Auxiliary Unit 531. She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen S. Pallette and husband Richard of Moyock, NC; a son, William J. Kroner, Jr., and wife Trish of Moyock, NC three grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was predeceased by two grandchildren. A... (Read complete obituary here)

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Phil Sawyer

Phil Sawyer

Phil G. Sawyer, Jr., a World War II Veteran of the Normandy Invasion, died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at home.  He was born in Elizabeth City on Christmas Day, 1921 to the late Phil G. Sawyer, Sr. and Evelyn Aydlett Sawyer. Mr. Sawyer said that life really began on April 10, 1947, the day he married the love of his life, Isabelle Whaley Sawyer and they continued to enjoy over sixty seven years of happiness together.   Mr. Sawyer was a graduate of Wake Forest University and later completed graduate studies at Northern State University, University of Nebraska, UNC Chapel Hill and the Sorbonne... (Read complete obituary here)

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James Clark

James Clark

James Henry “Buddy” Clark, III, 55 of 264-A Ivy Neck Road, Camden, NC died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Sentara Norfolk Hospital.  Born at Ft. Benning, GA, he was the son of Shirley Cartwright Clark of Camden, NC and the late James Henry Clark, Jr.  He worked in the delivery and set-up of mobile homes. Besides his mother he is survived by three daughters, Jamie H. Clark, Leslie Clark Hinojosa and husband Jeremias all of San Antonio, TX and Carolyn Jean Clark of Dallas, TX; a son, Nathaniel James Clark and wife Mandy of Dallas, TX; a sister, Debbie Freer and husband James of San Antonio,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Darlene Langley

Darlene Langley

Sylvia Darlene Snow Langley, 59, of 396-A North Highway 343, Camden, NC died Sunday, August 31, 2014 at her residence.  Born in Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of Sylvia Simpson Snow of Camden, NC and the late John Albert Snow.  She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and had worked at Tiny Tots. Besides her mother she is survived by two daughters, “Shelly” Angela Michelle Jakups-Phelps of Currituck, NC and Tiffany Langley Gray and husband Ryan of Elizabeth City, NC; two sons, Nic Langley and wife Amy of Elizabeth City, NC, Chris Langley and wife Kristen of Winston-Salem, NC;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Gaston Williams

Gaston Williams

Gaston Thomas “G.T.” Williams, Jr., 88, of 255 South Trotman Road, Camden, NC, died Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Camden County, NC, he was the son of the late Gaston Thomas and Cloah Forehand Williams and was the husband of the late Mary Ellen Snowden Williams.  Mr. Williams was a retired farmer and a member of Providence Baptist Church. Mr. Williams is survived by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Banks and husband Allen of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Gaston Thomas Williams, III and wife Pat of Camden, NC; a sister, Sarah W. Roberts of Cary, NC; four grandchildren,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Martha Gaskins

Martha Gaskins

Martha Long Gaskins, 100, of Elizabeth City, NC, died Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Waterbrooke.  Born in Pasquotank County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Richard Fred and Maggie Ranhorn Long and was the wife of the late John James Gaskins.  Mrs. Gaskins was a member of First United Methodist Church where she had belonged to the Women’s Bible Class and the Missionary Society.  She was also a member the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 44. Mrs. Gaskins is survived by a daughter, Delores Ann Gaskins of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Jim Gaskins of Shiloh, NC; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Barbara Huffman

Barbara Huffman

Barbara Medlock Huffman, 89, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 29, 2014.  She last resided at Georgian Manor Assisted Living Facility. Born in Charlotte, NC, she was the daughter of the late Frank Harold Medlock, Sr. and Annie Lou Medlock.  Being married for over 65 years, she was the widow of Farrell Edward Huffman “Buck”.  She was a member of Eastern Star and South Mills Church of Christ. She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Greene of Chesapeake, VA and Deborah Ann Garilli of Cooper City, FL; two sons, Richard Harold Huffman of Montana and Farrell Edward Huffman,... (Read complete obituary here)

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