Melba Austin O’Neal, 90 of 138 South Mill Dam Road, Camden, NC died Monday, January 7, 2019 at Sentara Albemarle Hospital. She was born August 7, 1928 in Currituck County to the late Willie Alfred Austin, Sr. and Goldie Aydlett Austin and was the widow of Wallace O’Neal, III. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her son, Rev. Wallace O’Neal, IV and wife Brenda of Jackson, NC; a brother Willie Austin, Jr. of Moyock, NC; two grandsons, Wallace Brandan O’Neal and wife Amber and Matthew Gregory O’Neal and wife Lydia; and three grandchildren, Tanner O’Neal, Madison O’Neal, and Sadie O’Neal. She was pre-deceased by three sisters, Mary Gregory, Martha Spence, and Ruby Hubbard.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Renee Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and in the funeral home lobby immediately following the service. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the O’Neal family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting http://www.TwifordFH.com.