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Rusty Hoffman

Rusty Hoffman

Rusty Lee Hoffman, 48, of 1065 Florida Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Thursday, December 2, 2010 at his residence.  A native of Timblin, PA, he was the son of the late Russell Wilson Hoffman, Jr., and Doris Mae Orf Hoffman.  Rusty was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a cable technician with Time-Warner.  He is survived by a daughter, Renee’ Lea Hoffman of Boston, MA; a sister, Robin Vae Biggs and a brother, Rodney Douglas Hoffman both of Stoneville, NC.  A memorial service will be Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel.  The family will receive friends at the... (Read complete obituary here)

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Bernard “Tom” Sturm

Bernard “Tom” Sturm

Bernard “Tom” Sturm, 90, of 107 Arnold Drive, Powells Point, NC died Wednesday, December 1, 2010 in the Sentara Barco Nursing Facility.  He was born July 25, 1920 in Millstone, West Virginia to the late Mallie and Florence Elliott Sturm.  Mr. Sturm retired after 35 years as a well-tender for Consolidated Gas Company and was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Mt. Zion, WV.  He was an US Army veteran having served in World War II in the 94th Signal Battalion at the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Sturm is survived by his wife of 53 years, Janet Stump Sturm; two daughters, Scarlett... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jill Adams Morris

Jill Adams Morris

  KITTY HAWK, NC Jill Adams Morris,  51, passed away at her home in Kitty Hawk on December 1, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.  She was a longtime Outer Banks English teacher, a former journalist and photographer, an avid muscian and gardener, and a cherished wife and mother. Jill was a native of Bertie County and the daughter of Jessie Adams and the late Max G. Adams.  She received both her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree at East Carolina University in English Education.  She had a passion for literature and a love of language that saw her through twenty years of teaching... (Read complete obituary here)

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William Smith

William Smith

SMITH Manteo, NC William Douglas (Sweet William) Smith, 65, of Manteo, NC passed away at his residence on November 30, 2010.  Born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, he was the son of Coial and Nellie Smith.  He was also preceded in death bye; two brothers, Frederick and Cecil Smith; one sister, Virginia Norres.  His most recent job was a delivery driver for Car Quest. He is survived by his wife, Linda of the home; two sons, Michael Smith of Manteo, NC and Mark Smith of Raleigh, NC; one daughter, Alison Smith and fiancé Jose Lopez of Manteo, NC; two sisters, Shirley Mosley of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Joyce... (Read complete obituary here)

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Brian Leary

Brian Leary

Brian Joseph Leary, 40, of 155 Perkins Road, Camden, NC, died unexpectedly Saturday, November 27, 2010 at Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Hampton, VA, he was the son of Calvin Preston Leary, Sr. and Raymonde M. B. Leary of Camden, NC.  Mr. Leary was a self-employed HVAC technician and an avid fisherman.  He was a member of Camden United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Leary is survived by his daughter, Alicen Raymonde Leary; Alicen’s half-sister, Victoria Keaton and her daughter, Bryonna Sadler; and their mother, Katrina Ann Bogue Leary of Camden, NC; sisters, Theresa L. Murphy... (Read complete obituary here)

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Marjorie Freeman

Marjorie Freeman

Mrs. Marjorie Bateman Scott Freeman, 80, of 121 Mallard Street, Grandy, NC, died Monday, November 29, 2010 at her residence.  A native of Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late Burfoot Bateman and Margaret Corbett Bateman and the widow of Johnnie Duke Scott, Jr. and Earl Freeman.  She was a cashier at Wal-Mart and a member of Riverside Baptist Church.  Mrs. Freeman is survived by three daughters, Corrie Edwards and husband Cleve of Creswell, NC, Phyllis Ange and husband Al of Plymouth, NC, and Lynn Pinner and husband Johnny of Grandy, NC; two sons, Duke Scott and wife Sylvia of... (Read complete obituary here)

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Alida Burgess

Alida Burgess

Alida Gregory Burgess, 97, of 103 Rosewood Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC, died Sunday, November 28, 2010 at her residence.  Born in Camden County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Daisey Kight Gregory and was the wife of the late Norman Burgess.  She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.   Mrs. Burgess is survived by her daughters, Rae Eley of Kill Devil Hills, NC, Portia Lee Burgess and husband Wilse of Shiloh, NC, and Phyllis Lane and Robert Sawyer of Elizabeth City, NC; eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.  In addition to... (Read complete obituary here)

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David Hughes

David Hughes

David Henry Hughes, 76, of 120 Milltown Road, Shiloh, NC died Sunday, November 28, 2010 at Sentara Barco Nursing Home in Barco, NC. Born in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of the late Mack Sawyer Hughes and the late Addie Forehand Hughes, and was the husband of the late Nelson Nixon Hughes.  Mr. Hughes was a retired jailer at Albemarle District Jail.  Following retirement, he went to work for the Perquimans County Sheriff’s Department as a Bailiff.  Mr. Hughes was a member of the National Guard from 1952 to 1964, and a charter member of South Camden Volunteer Fire department from 1956-1997. Also,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Hazel Ivey

Hazel Ivey

Hazel Penland Ivey, 84, of 106 S. McMorrine Street, Elizabeth City, NC, died on Sunday, November 28, 2010 at Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Buncombe County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Judson Enoch Penland and the late Martha Ann Elizabeth Penland and was the wife of the late James McCoy Ivey.  Mrs. Ivey belonged to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness.  She is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.  In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Ivey was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2010... (Read complete obituary here)

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Joan Bierwerth

Joan Bierwerth

Southern Shores, NC Elizabeth Joan Armstrong Bierwerth, 83, daughter of Gladys Mae and Elmer Charles Sanders (deceased) passed away on November 28, 2010 at Sentara-Barco Nursing Home in Currituck County, NC. She is predeceased by her first husband, Edwin Joseph Armstrong of twenty seven years who was the father of son, Mark L. Armstrong (wife Cindy Armstrong) living in Oregon and daughter Lauren L. Seamen (husband Mark Seaman) living in Washington. Stepchildren include Leslie Arnold (ID), Cindi Bierwerth (ID), and Wm. Bierwerth (NY). Grand children include Katelyn and Kyle Armstrong (OR), Jessica... (Read complete obituary here)

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Geraldine Tandy

Geraldine Tandy

Geraldine Meekins Tandy, 64, of Frisco NC, passed away at her residence on Friday, November 26, 2010.  Born on September 26, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Edison Willis Meekins and the late Audrey Mae Field Meekins.  Mrs. Tandy will be remembered as an active member of the Hatteras Island Community including 32 years as a Preschool Teacher at Buxton United Methodist Church, an active membership at Hatteras United Methodist Church, and by working at “Changing Tide/Locomotion” in Buxton.  Her presence in the community will be missed by many. Surviving are her daughters, Emily Tandy... (Read complete obituary here)

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Andrew Borton

Andrew Borton

Andrew James Borton, 24, of 315 West Church St., Elizabeth City NC died Wednesday, November 24, 2010 in Elizabeth City. He was born in Virginia Beach, VA to Joretta Wilson, also of Elizabeth City, and Rick Borton, of Roanoke, VA.  Due to his father’s service in the Navy, Andrew’s family moved several times during the early years of his childhood.  They spent several years in Adak, Alaska, and eventually settled in Elizabeth City, NC.  Andrew graduated from Pasquotank County High School in 2004, and he attended Elizabeth City State University.  Though he had many interests, Andrew was an... (Read complete obituary here)

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Jamie Michalski

Jamie Michalski

Jamie Beth (DeGregory) Michalski of South Mills NC, originally from Coventry, RI, died at her residence surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 26, 2010 at the age of 38, following a four-month battle against cancer.  She was born in Warwick, RI and was the beloved wife of Mark S. Michalski, and loving mother of Mark T. Michalski.  She is survived by her parents, Joan (Langevin) and Humbert DeGregory of Coventry RI, sister Tonia Wilson and husband John of Denver, CO, and brother Andrew DeGregory of Coventry, RI, her mother-in-law, Mrs. Blanche Michalski and  brother-in-law Edward... (Read complete obituary here)

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Angela Touchet

Angela Touchet

Angela Dawn Touchet (TSGT USAF), 40, passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Angela was born in Keflavik, Iceland on October 14, 1970.  She was a graduate of East Carolina University and was previously employed with Kindercare in Greenville and earned her Master’s Degree in Information Technology.  Angela was currently working in Intelligence for the United States Air Force. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the St. John’s Methodist Church in Avon, North Carolina with Pastor J. Roger Dill officiating.  The interment will... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charles Lyons

Charles Lyons

Charles James “Jimmy” Lyons, III, 64, of 1524 Nixonton Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Wednesday, November 24, 2010.  Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Charles James Lyons, Jr. and the late Ethel Lyons and was the husband of Calsie White Lyons of the residence.  Mr. Lyons was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy.  Along with his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Cindy... (Read complete obituary here)

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John Wayne Beck

John Wayne Beck

John Wayne Beck, 71, of Asheboro, died Wednesday, November 24, 2010 in Winton-Salem, NC. A celebration of  life will be at the graveside in Manteo Cemetery, Saturday, November 27, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Timothy “T.J.” Cary

Timothy “T.J.” Cary

Timothy John “T.J.” Cary, 49, of Rodanthe, NC, passed away at the Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head on Monday, November 22, 2010.  T.J. was born in Brooklyn, NY to George and Geraldine Loughlin Cary.  He worked in Richmond, Virginia as an electrician for Virginia Power (VEPCO) before retiring to the Outer Banks, where he became manager of the Rodanthe Pier.  T.J. was also an avid Miami Dolphins fan.  He is survived by his wife, Almedia “Dolly” Bell Cary of the residence and is predeceased by his sister, Colleen Cary. In addition to his wife, he is survived by one sister, Marjorie Feliciano,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Thomas Drake, Jr.

Thomas Drake, Jr.

Thomas C. Drake, Jr., 55, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 21, 2010.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia, he was the son of Thomas C. Drake, Sr. and the late Shirley Drake.  He was survived by his wife, Claire Drake, his daughters, Leslie Drake and Cathy Mauldin, his brother, Terry Drake, and his grandson, Kane Drake.  He was also preceded in death by his other brother, Jimmie Drake. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at Nags Head Church.  Burial will follow in the Manteo Cemetery. Tommy Drake was a joyful servant for the Lord, a loving husband,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Thomas Dreis

Thomas Dreis

  Manteo, NC Thomas Arthur (Tom) Dreis, Manteo resident and retired rural route mail carrier for many Manteo neighborhoods and Pirates Cove, died Saturday, November 20, 2010. Dreis was a graduate of Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL and earned his Juris Doctorate from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.  Following military service at Fort Hood, Texas, he earned a Masters of International Business Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ.  Dreis began his twenty-five year professional career in banking in Miami, Florida and continued as head of Credit Administration... (Read complete obituary here)

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Leberta Jenkins

Leberta Jenkins

Leberta (Lee) Lambert Jenkins of 2606 Willis Drive went to be with the Lord on November 20, 2010. She was 85 years old. Lee was the daughter of Ruth Lee and Harry W. Lambert, born May 23, 1925 in Hattiesburg, Miss. She was the wife of the late James Van Jenkins, Jr. who was an Elizabeth City city councilman before his death in 1988. She was raised in Ft Lauderdale, Fla. She met her husband who was in the Navy during World War II and moved to his family home in New Bern, N. C. in 1943. The Maola Milk, Co. transferred them to Elizabeth City in 1954. They resided on Tuscarora Ave for 45 years before... (Read complete obituary here)

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Beatrice Ownley

Beatrice Ownley

Beatrice Dail Ownley, 93, died quietly Friday, November 19, 2010.  Mrs. Ownley, a native of Perquimans County, was the daughter of the late Jack Dail and Mary Ivey Dail Harrell and the widow of David Cain Ownley.  She and her husband owned and operated Ownley’s Dairy in Pasquotank County for many years and she was a Methodist.  She is survived by a daughter, Katherine Ownley Godfrey and husband Preston of Hertford, NC; two sons, David Wesley Ownley and wife Joyce and Sam Ownley, all of Elizabeth City, NC; two sisters, Ethel Harrell, and Wilma Harrell of Hertford, NC; seventeen grandchildren;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Florence Cohoon

Florence Cohoon

Florence Sample Cohoon, 96, of 1346 Northside Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Albemarle Hospital.  She was born in Columbia, NC, the daughter of the late Robert Sample and the late Delia Roughton Sample White and was the widow of George Walton Cohoon.  She was the former owner/operator of Cohoon Boarding Home and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  Survivors include her sons, George W. Cohoon, Jr. and wife Sylvia of Elizabeth City, NC and Irving Cohoon and wife Gloria of Grandy, NC; seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and... (Read complete obituary here)

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Roy Gibbs

Roy Gibbs

Wanchese, NC Roy Gilbert Gibbs, 92, of Wanchese, NC died on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at his residence.  Mr. Gibbs was born in Engelhard, NC, the son of the late Charlie Olin Gibbs and the late Olivia Lucretia Gibbs.  He was a retired carpenter and commercial fisherman.  Besides his parents, Mr. Gibbs is preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Matilda Ann Smith Gibbs, his second wife, Eva Bell Cahoon Gibbs, and third wife, Alberta Van Zandt Gibbs.  He was also predeceased by two children, Michael Gibbs and Brenda Gibbs; three brothers, Edward, Russell and Shirrell,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Charles Ambrose

Charles Ambrose

Charles Scott “Scotty” Ambrose, 44, of 1809 Nixonton Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC.  He was a native of Pasquotank County, NC and son of Horace H. and Joyce Wilkins Ambrose of Elizabeth City, NC.  Scotty was a former member of the Jaycees and also did some coaching.  Besides his parents, he is survived by a sister, Shari Ambrose of Kings Mountain, NC and two brothers, Sherrill Ambrose of Newport News, VA, and Troy Ambrose of Bath, NC.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, November 22, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at... (Read complete obituary here)

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Hattie Glover

Hattie Glover

Hattie Sheppard Glover, 71, of 105 Whitetail Court, South Mills, NC, died Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at W.R. Winslow Memorial Home.  Born in Caruthersville, MO, she was the daughter of the late Frank Sheppard and the late Lela Jackson and the wife, lifelong friend, and companion of James R. Glover of the residence.  Mrs. Glover was a retired childcare specialist who had worked with the United Methodist Children’s Home and the Lutheran Homes in Toledo, OH.  Along with her husband of forty-seven years, she is survived by her daughter, Alicia Herring and husband Stacey of Elizabeth City, NC;... (Read complete obituary here)

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Janie Ingram

Janie Ingram

Janie Ree Taylor Ingram, 77, of 111 North Mallard Court, Grandy, NC went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 15, 2010 at Albemarle Hospital.  Mrs. Ingram, a native of Greenville, NC, was the daughter of the late Alver Ree Taylor and Maude Livingston Taylor Sutton and the widow of Thomas Henry Ingram.  She was a homemaker, loving wife and mother.  Mrs. Ingram is survived by four daughters, Shirley Ann Hannah, widow of Harvey, of Blackstone, VA, Belinda Jane Morey and husband Daniel J. of Aydlett, NC, Teresa Lynn Gentry and husband Barry of Chesapeake, VA, and Bobbi Jo Wright and husband... (Read complete obituary here)

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Eugene Preiser

Eugene Preiser

Kill Devil Hills, NC Eugene Henry Preiser “Gene”, of Bayberry Rd., Kill Devil Hills, passed away November 13, 2010 after a brief illness.  Gene was 82 years young.  He was born to Ida and Fred Preiser in Mount Kisco, NY, 1928.  He was a Scarsdale High School alumni, and a Korean War veteran, stationed with the U.S. Navy at the Pentagon in telecommunications.  After President Truman’s second involuntary re-enlistment, Gene married Pat Murphy rather than wait for the end of the war.  They returned to Westchester County and raised five daughters and two careers.  Gene served 25 years with... (Read complete obituary here)

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Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

Andrew Healon “Salt” Williams, 89, Educator and Tuskegee Airman, of 1305 Halstead Blvd., Elizabeth City, NC, died Saturday, November 13, 2010 at his residence.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC,  on May 20, 1921, he was the son of the late Lee Andrew and Grenada Martin Williams and was the husband of Rubenia Shannon Williams of the residence.  Mr. Williams was a member of Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church where he had belonged to the Senior Choir and the Deacon Board.  He was a graduate of P.W. Moore High School and Elizabeth City State University.  Mr. Williams received his B.S. and M.S.... (Read complete obituary here)

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Susan Roughton

Susan Roughton

Kitty Hawk, NC Susan Bornfriend Roughton, age 52, of 3863 O’Neal Lane, Kitty Hawk, NC, died unexpectedly Sunday, November 13, 2010, in her home.  Besides her father and step mother, Carl and Joyce Bornfriend, she is survived by a sister, Ann Bornfriend Lawlor, and brother in law, Jimmy Lawlor, of Philadelphia, Pa. The family will hold a private memorial service to commemorate her life.  Twiford Funeral Homes’ Colony Chapel, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Hudean O’Neal

Hudean O’Neal

Hudean Randolph O’Neal, 76, of Wanchese, passed away at his residence on Saturday, November 13, 2010.  A native of Manteo, he was the son of the late Warren R. O’Neal and Pearl Daniels O’Neal.  He is survived by his wife, Jennie Lee O’Neal, of the residence. Mr. O’Neal had a distinguished career in the U.S. Coast Guard, retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer (CW04).  He also sailed as a Merchant Marine Officer and also went on to become a Captain with the NCDOT Ferry Division – Hattaras Inlet, after his career in the Coast Guard.  He was a true man of faith, an avid fisherman and firearms... (Read complete obituary here)

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Dorothy McAuley

Dorothy McAuley

Dorothy Lee Mann McAuley, 86, of 103 Priddy Farm Road, Poplar Branch, NC, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her children and granddaughter on Friday, November 12, 2010.  Born in Pendleton, NC, she was the daughter of the late Arland and Velesta Martin Mann and was the wife of Terence Matthew McAuley of the residence.  Mrs. McAuley was a bookkeeper that loved her work and loved to fish.  She was an avid reader. In addition to her husband, Mrs. McAuley is survived by her daughter, Diane Morgan and husband David of Grandy, NC; sons, Donald Boone and wife Georgina of Aulander, NC, Joe... (Read complete obituary here)

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Marlene Raper

Marlene Raper

Marlene “Joan” Needham Raper, 79 of Kitty Hawk, NC went to be with the Lord, Saturday, November 13, 2010 after a tough battle. She passsed in the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital due to health complications and congestive heart failure. Joan was born in Pasquotank County, NC on April 7, 1931 to the late John and Attie Woodell Needham and was the wife of Elmer Worth Raper.  Mrs. Raper was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elizabeth City. Those left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband, Elmer Raper, her three daughters, Nancy Pardue and her husband Tim Pardue of Jacksonville,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Addie Maston

Addie Maston

Addie Markham Maston, 98, of 1604 Old Donation Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died Saturday, November 13, 2010 in Virginia Beach, VA.  Born in Pasquotank County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Julia Ann Brinson Markham and was the wife of the late George Maston.  Mrs. Maston was a active member of Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church.   Mrs. Maston is survived by her daughter, Ann Maston Salvato and husband Giacomo of Virginia Beach, VA; sisters, Marie Jackson of Suffolk, VA, Sarah Ferris of Norfolk, VA, and Martha Kittrell of Portsmouth,... (Read complete obituary here)

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Elsie Canada

Elsie Canada

Elsie Greico Canada, 88, of Grandy, NC died Friday, November 12, 2010 at Chesapeake General Hospital.  Born in Norfolk, VA, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Lillian Hays Greico and was the wife of the late Gene Edwin Canada. Mrs. Canada is survived by many friends and relatives. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Canada family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Venlo Wolfsohn

Venlo Wolfsohn

Venlo Wolfsohn, 83, a car-racing enthusiast who parlayed his passion into a career as a freelance motor sports writer for The Washington Post, died of cancer November 13, 2010 at an assisted living facility in Elizabeth City, N.C. He lived in Bethesda.  From 1960 to 1982, Mr. Wolfsohn wrote more than 600 stories for The Post, covering the Indianapolis 500, events at the Marlboro Motor Raceway in Maryland and land-speed record attempts at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.  Mr. Wolfsohn’s racing expertise was not limited to motor vehicles. He covered rowing regattas and motorboat races... (Read complete obituary here)

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Pearl DeBaun

Pearl DeBaun

Pearl Elizabeth DeBaun, 71 of Chesapeake, Virginia died Thursday, November 11, 2010 in the Chesapeake Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born on October 8, 1939 in Chesapeake, Virginia to Rolland Lee DeBaun and the late Mattie Bell Sawyer DeBaun.  Besides her father, Pearl is survived by a sister, Darlene Layne of Elizabeth City, NC.  Miss DeBaun will be cremated and no services are planned.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the DeBaun... (Read complete obituary here)

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Peggy Stewart

Peggy Stewart

Peggy Ann Mohon Stewart, 70, of Aydlett, died peacefully on November 11, 2010, at her home after a year plus battle with breast cancer.  Peggy retired after more than 30 years with the Department of Defense, most of those years serving as the legal secretary for the Chairman of the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals where she loved and was loved by over 30 judges.  Later she was a legal secretary for Donald Prentice at the Elizabeth City Firm of Hornthal, Riley, Ellis, and Maland.  Peggy was an avid reader and relished keeping the Barco library staff busy filling her online requests for... (Read complete obituary here)

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Louise Scott

Louise Scott

Louise Autry Scott,  99, of Nags Head and a former resident of Elizabeth City, died Wednesday, November 10, 2010, in Nags Head.  Mrs. Scott was born in Rome, GA and was a co-owner with her husband in Scotts Variety Store in Elizabeth City. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.  Mrs. Scott was predeceased by her parents, Thomas Clifford and Willie Sharp Autry and her husband James Franklin Scott, Sr and her sister Sarah A. Warren.  Surviving are her son, James Franklin Scott, Jr of Nags Head, four grandchildren, James Eldon, Clifford Lee, Deborah Susan, Elinda Lou and four great grandchildren. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Joseph Popperwill

Joseph Popperwill

Joseph Varion Popperwill, 85, of 103 Myrtle Drive, Moyock, NC died Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at his residence.  Born in Pamlico County, NC, he was the son of the late Robert and Etta Lupton Popperwill and was the husband of Ruby Bowling Popperwill of the residence.  Along with his wife, Mr. Popperwill is survived by his daughters, Nancy Beatty, Brenda Morein, and Carol Warburton; sons, Joe Popperwill, Jr., Larry Popperwill, Tracey Popperwill, Todd Popperwill, and David Sears; a sister, Nina Hollomon; a brother, Robert Popperwill; twenty-six grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. ... (Read complete obituary here)

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Gloria Hammond

Gloria Hammond

On Tuesday, November 9, 2010, Gloria June Kirkpatrick Hammond was called home by the Lord.  She died peacefully at the family residence at 201 Azalea Drive, Camden, NC.  Gloria was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 9, 1942, the daughter of Edna C. Kirkpatrick and Raymond  A. Kirkpatrick.  She and Roy J. Hammond of  Camden were married on December 19, 2001.  Gloria was preceded in death by her parents and by her sister Elaine K. Rast.  Survivors include her husband Roy, her brother Raymond A.D. Kirkpatrick and wife Karen of Naperville, Illinois, her brother-in-law Lawrence Rast, Sr. of Chicago,... (Read complete obituary here)

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