Wanda Christine Montague, 47, of Wanchese, North Carolina, died on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at her home. Born in New York on July 3, 1969, she was the daughter of Verna Montague of Wanchese and the late N. Wiley Montague.
Wanda was a manager at Fresh Catch Seafood in Wanchese and a longtime member of the commercial fishing industry. She attended Manteo High School, was a crew member on the scallop vessel Mr. Big and several long line vessels. Wanda spent several years as an employee of JAWS Seafood in Wanchese. She was an animal lover and especially compassionate to horses and dogs. She took pride in her work and was known for her bright smile, sense of humor and fearless personality.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her sister, Debra Jean M. Brinn; maternal grandparents, Earl and Letha Terwillliger; and paternal grandparents, Mac Donald and Lessie Montague. Along with her mother, Wanda is survived by a sister, Becky Montague of Wanchese; and numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Monday, June 19, 2017, at Wanchese Assembly of God. Pastor Mark Hinson, Pastor Frank Lassen and Pastor Robert Flowers will be officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives after the service in the church fellowship hall.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.TwifordFH.com.
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