Virginia Wharton Morrisette, 96, formerly of Camden, NC died Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in New Bern, NC. She was born in Culpepper, VA, the daughter of the late John Lafayette “Fred” Wharton and Alice Sacre Wharton and the widow of Noah Stevens Morrisette. She loved listening to music with her companion Tolar Simons, singing and dancing. She was a homemaker and attended New Song Church in New Bern.
She is survived by a daughter, Penny Hyde of New Bern, NC a son, Steve Morrisette and wife Mary of Kitty Hawk, NC; a sister, Barbara Conrad and husband Tommy; three grandchildren, Justin Hyde and wife Laura, Will Morrisette, and Richard Morrisette; and one great grandchild Lyla Grace Hyde. She was pre-deceased by two sisters, Joyce Fearing and Pearl Speakman and a brother, Lewis Wharton.
A graveside funeral service will be Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in New Hollywood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that you take a parent or loved one out to eat. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Morrisette family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences