Ophelia Mansfield Meads, age 82, of Elizabeth City, NC died on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at her home. Born in Perquimans County on June 5, 1939 to the late Curvin Cecil Mansfield and Cassie Lee Perry Mansfield, she was the widow of George Anderson Meads, Jr. She was the LPN for the medical practice of Dr. W. A. Peters and Dr. Brandon Peters. She was a member of The First Baptist Church and served as a Deacon and a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #44 for sixty-one years and served as Past Matron.
She is survived by two sons, George A. “Andy” Meads, III, and wife Susan Meads, and Timothy P. Meads; a granddaughter, Brandy Meads Wooten and husband Sheriff Tommy Wooten; two great grandsons, Brenden Wooten and Colten Wooten all of Elizabeth City, NC; five nieces, Carolyn Owens and husband Ed, Debi Asbell, Marsha Hord and husband Sam, Robin Wright and husband Joe, Elizabeth Wright; five nephews, Michael Mansfield, Sam Asbell, Walter Asbell, Perry Owens, and Emmitt Owens. She was pre-deceased by a sister Balance M. Asbell; a brother Marshall W. Mansfield; a niece, Amy Asbell; a nephew Thomas Asbell; and a brother-in-law, Gardner Cartwright; and her mother-in-law, Carrie Cartwright.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith and Lorrie Meads officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The service will be livestreamed at www.facebook.com/TwifordFuneralHome. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of her son, Andy and Susan Meads, 1323 Salem Church Road, Elizabeth City, NC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The First Baptist Church, 300 West Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or O.E.S. Chapter #44, c/o Portia Copeland, 1603 Winslow Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 designated for OES Religious ESTRAL Scholarship Fund. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the family of Mrs. Meads. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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