Kevin T. Reiver, a native of Norfolk, VA has been with the firm since 2015. Kevin graduated from Granby High School in 1997. He has a B.S. in Youth Ministry and Preaching from Roanoke Bible College. He is an ordained minister. He has three children and enjoys the outdoors, especially the beach, and tennis.
Twiford Funeral Homes - Elizabeth City Staff
The heart of any organization is it's staff. We feel that we have the very best staff available serving the Elizabeth City area. Twiford Funeral Homes prides itself on the length of employment that our friends continue to work with us. As you browse through the photos and bios below, take notice of the number of years many of our staff has continued to work with us.
Charlotte Burgess Mitchell, a native of Camden County, has been with the firm since 2012 as a receptionist. She graduated from Camden High School in 1961 has a B.A. in History from Meredith College. She is a member of the First United Methodist Church. Charlotte has a daughter, two granddaughters and enjoys music and reading.
Amy Darling, a native of Elizabeth City, NC, joined the firm in September 2017 as the accounting administrator. A 2001 graduate of Northeastern High School, Amy enjoys crafting, baking and spending time at the beach. She has one son.
Donna Caras, a native of Reidsville, NC, made Elizabeth City her home in 1966. Graduating from Northeastern High School, she attended Duke University graduating from the School of Allied Health Sciences in 1977. A father in the United States Coast Guard and having married a Coastie, Donna was fortunate to travel around the country before returning to Elizabeth City in 1995. She retired from civilian service with the United States Coast Guard. Joining the firm in February 2018 as an administrative assistant, Donna is a member of Newbegun United Methodist Church and the Moose Lodge. She enjoys reading and traveling and has one daughter, Sara.
Heather Hoadley, Administrative Assistant, is a native of Chesapeake, VA, and made Elizabeth City home in 2007 with her family. She is married to her husband, Jimmy, and they have three children, MaKayla, Bryce, and Casey James. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, she worked for a local law firm for the past fourteen years. Heather is a member of Ramoth Gilead Baptist Church and the Pasquotank County High School Athletics Boosters Club. Heather and her family can be found cheering for Bryce and Casey James on the football field, basketball court, or baseball field most evenings and weekends. When Heather isn’t at a sporting event, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and fur babies and crafting or doing DIY projects.
Wyndee Whitaker, a native of Chesapeake, VA, joined the firm as a part-time administrative assistant in March 2018. She retired after 32 years of civil service working for the United States Coast Guard and the United States Navy. Wyndee serves as a deacon in the Presbyterian church and enjoys baking with a specialty in cheesecakes. She loves her family and her ‘fur-babies’.
Carol Gilbert, originated from the Northern Virginia/DC area and began working for the Federal Government in 1974. Her first job was with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), then the Navy Office of General Counsel, and the Under Secretary of the Navy for Aircraft and Missile Programs.
She then moved to North Carolina and began working at the U.S. Coast Guard National Strike Force Coordination Center in Elizabeth City, NC. She traveled throughout the United States with the Coast Guard for Exercises and Responses. She was deployed in the Gulf for 89 days during Deepwater Horizon.
She eventually transferred over to the Aviation Logistics Center on the Coast Guard Base where she retired after three years. She then actually was hired by a contractor as a Technical Writer for the USCG Aviation Program.
After retiring once again, she joined the Twiford Funeral Home in Elizabeth City, NC. She enjoys working with the families in need and hopes to provide them the comfort and assistance they need.
Anne Williams, ‘Ms. Anne’, joined the firm in 1968 as a part-time funeral assistant and musician. A graduate of Elizabeth City High School, Ms. Anne retired as the music director of Camden United Methodist Church after twenty years of service. She is a member of Blackwell Baptist Church and enjoys music, traveling, baseball and spending time with her family. Ms. Anne is married, has two children, four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Preston Meads, a native of Elizabeth City, joined the firm in 1972 as a part-time funeral assistant. He is a member of the Fountain of Life Church. He is married, has four children, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He enjoys gardening and spending time with his family.