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Edna VanZant Rudderow MOHR

Edna Van Zant Rudderow MOHR, 63, of Powells Point, N.C., formerly of Burlington City, died Tuesday at the Sentara Nursing Home in Currituck, N.C.   Mrs. MOHR worked for Mattsons Market in Burlington City and for the North River Restaurant in Powells Point. She was a member of the Beverly Road Fire Company Auxiliary, a life member of the Independent Fire Company Auxiliary, both of Burlington Township, and a life member of the Burlington County Firemen's Ladies Auxiliary. She belonged to St. Paul's Catholic Church in Burlington City.   Survivors: her husband, Frank A.; a son, Andrew F. of Powells Point; a daughter, Rebecca E. MICHAEL of Burlington Township; eight grandchildren and a sister, Eleanor COOK of Burlington City. Services: viewing, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, McGee Funeral Home, 869 Beverly Rd., Burlington City; Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, East Union Street, Burlington City; burial, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Burlington City.  (The Philadelphia Inquirer - December 15, 1988; pg. C14)

Frank A. MOHR

Frank A. MOHR, 77, died Dec. 31, 1998. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Church Kitty Hawk School, Kitty Hawk, N.C. McGee Funeral Home, Burlington, N.J., is in charge.  (The Coastland Times – January 7, 1999)

Bill MOL

"There was a star danced" and under that Bill MOL was born Feb. 1, 1919. On Jan. 20, 2008, he left his earthly family to be with the Lord. He was the beloved husband for 65 years to Lucille (Gray) MOL. He was the dear and loving father of five children, William MOL, JR. and wife Paige, James MOL and wife Nancy, Charlotte Mol NEAL and husband Barry, Glenda Mol DEXTER and husband Tom and Patti Mol ROMA and husband David. His grandchildren are William MOL, III, James MOL, JR., Gretchen Mol WILLIAMS, Gregory and Joshua NEAL, Katie DEXTER, Heather and Nicholas ROMA. His great-grandchildren are William MOL, IV, Parker MOL, Savannah NEAL and Ptolemy WILLIAMS. He is also survived by his brother, George and wife Marge and many extended family members and friends. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Coast Guard and civil service for 40 years and retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. A longstanding member of Duck Woods United Methodist Church, he was also a 32nd Degree Mason, a former volunteer fireman III at Duck Woods Fire Department and a 30-year member at Duck Woods Country Club. He loved golfing and traveling and most recently since his move to Currituck Sound, bird watching. But, the greatest times of his life were spent planning trips and going on adventures with his dear wife and best friend, Lucille. A memorial service will be held at Duck Woods United Methodist Church with Pastor Ray WITTMAN officiating Thursday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes can be made to Duck Woods Fire Department or Duck Woods United Methodist Church. A private family burial service will be held at the family cemetery in Buxton. Twiford’s Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, January 22, 2008)

Donald Paul MONTAGUE

POWELLS POINT Donald Paul MONTAGUE, 76, retired Powells Point farmer, died Monday in his home after a heart attack. He was born in Dare County and lived in Powells Point most of his life. He was a son of Ike and Mrs. Pargan Shannon MONTAGUE and the husband of Mrs. Amelia Woodhouse MONTAGUE. He was a World War I veteran and a member of Jehovah's Witnesses in Elizabeth City. Besides his widow, surviving are two sisters: Mrs. J.W. FORBES and Mrs. Dail HUBBARD of Powells Point. A funeral service will be conducted today at 10 a.m. in Twiford Funeral Home in Elizabeth City by the Rev. T.M. STINGLEY of Jehovah's Witnesses Church. Burial will be in the family cemetery at Powells Point. (The Coastland Times – September 4, 1963)

Clifton Hines MOORE

POINT HARBOR - Clifton Hines "Moe" MOORE, 86, of Point Harbor, departed from this life at Harbor's Edge in Norfolk, VA on September 23. He devoted his life to the betterment of his family, his business, and his community.  Moe was born on December 9, 1926 to Nora Bass MOORE and Judson Tyson MOORE in Rocky Mount, NC. Five siblings predeceased Moe: Vernice LANE, Thurmond MOORE, Dorothy BLAND, Jarvis MOORE, and Jimmy MOORE. He often contributed his success as an adult to an upbringing centered on their faith, their integrity, and their contribution to the family during great hardships.  Moe graduated from East Carolina Teachers College with a business degree. He joined his father-in-law, Grady GRIGGS, and his brother-in-law, Edward GRIGGS in a corporation that prospered into the company known today as Griggs Lumber. He considered the growth of the company during those 51 years- from 1954-2005- a tremendous accomplishment.  Also, Moe had a passion for serving Currituck County and northeastern North Carolina. He had the ability to work as a leader in civic clubs and on boards that made a difference in the future of the area. Moe especially enjoyed the challenge of starting projects and seeing them come to fruition, like the first Fire Department and Rescue Squad in lower Currituck County. In addition, he was honored to join the local board and corporate board for Planter's Bank as well as a Trustee of East Carolina University.  The love of his life- his wife, Mildred Griggs MOORE, predeceased him in 2011. They lived life together and to the fullest. Also, their son, Mike MOORE, sadly preceded Moe's death in 2006.   Left to cherish his memory is a daughter, Martha MacDONALD and her husband Bruce; granddaughters, Caroline McCALL, Hilary SMITH and her husband Joel; grandsons, Grady MOORE and Ryan MOORE; daughter-in-law, Vickie MOORE.  A celebration of his life will be held at Duck United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 29 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception following at Duck Woods Country Club.  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.  (The News & Observer - September 26, 2013)

Dorothy Holden MOORE

COROLLA - Dorothy Holden MOORE, 75, of Corolla, died Wednesday March 7, 2007, in her residence. Mrs. MOORE was born in Kearney, NJ and was a retired realtor.  She was the daughter of the late Joseph Streator and Lillian Kirkman HOLDEN and the wife of the late Edward R. MOORE. Surviving are her daughter: Suzanne COTELLESSA of Corolla and Mason Neck, Va; three sons: Richard MERROW of Corolla, David MERROW of Great Falls, VA and Jake MAZULEWICZ of Richmond, VA; grandchildren: Joseph COTELLESSA, Megan PURVIS, Jason MERROW and Alexandra MAZULEWICZ, one great grandchild: Dexter PURVIS.  Services are scheduled for a later date. Twiford Colony Chapel Manteo is assisting the family.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, March 11, 2007)

Eric Lynn MOORE

AYDLETT - Eric Lynn MOORE, age 33, of Aydlett Road, died Wednesday, October 15 at his residence surrounded by family and friends. Mr. MOORE, born in Norfolk, VA, was the son of Carl Marrion MOORE and Jessie Naomi Parker MOORE of Aydlett, NC, and the husband of Miriam Nayeli Mojarro MOORE of the residence. He was a painter at Performance Chevrolet and a member of Sharon United Methodist Church.  Besides his parents and wife he is survived by a sister, Kathryn BEYERSDORF and husband Russell and their daughter Naomi of Orlando, FL; a brother, Stephen G. MOORE of Harmony, FL. His family also includes his mother-in- law, Ruth QUINTERO-MORAN of Shawboro, NC; sisters-in-law, Erendira B. MOJARRO, Swany C. DUDLEY and husband Bryan and their daughters Brianna and Ariana, Norma A. MOJARRO, Nancy MOJARRO, and brother-in-law Miguel A. MOJARRO all of the area; Aunt Janet HATFIELD and husband Warren and their children, Uncle Ray CUSIC and wife Gwen and their children, and Aunt Peggy HEBERLIN, all of the Virginia area.  Funeral services will be Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 3:00 PM at Sharon UMC with the Rev. Renee EDWARDS officiating. Burial will follow in the Parker Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of his parents, 866 Aydlett Road, Aydlett, NC.  Twiford Funeral Homes Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, October 19, 2008; pg. 10A)

Ethel Perkins MOORE

CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Ethel Perkins MOORE, 91, of Charlotte, died Friday, November 15, 1996 at Sharon Towers Health Care Center. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 19, in the Harry and Bryant Chapel, 500 Providence Road, Charlotte, with the Reverend Paul RADEMACHER of Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, officiating.  The family will receive friends following the memorial service at Harry and Bryant. Entombment will be private in the Mausoleum in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte.  Mrs. MOORE was born in Currituck County, NC, on November 2, 1905, the only child of the late Charles Alonzo PERKINS and Surlie Newbern PERKINS.  She lived her early years in the Elizabeth City area, graduated from Elizabeth City High School in 1923 and from NC College for Women in Greensboro (now UNCG) in 1927 with a BA degree, and was a long time member of Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church. She was the widow of the late William Marshall MOORE and the mother of the late James Marshall ''Jim'' MOORE. Survivors include a son, William Marion ''Bill'' MOORE of Charlotte; three grandchildren Jayne-Marie HASSEL of Charlotte, James Marshall MOORE, JR. of Matthews and Mary Allison AUSTIN of Cayce, SC; 2 grandchildren (by W.M. MOORE), William Marion MOORE, JR. of Charlotte and Robert Brian MOORE of Charlotte; and one great-grandchild, Jahn-Marie HASSEL. Her sons could not have asked for a better mother. She was greatly loved and will be sorely missed.  Harry and Bryant Company is serving the family of Mrs. MOORE.  (The Charlotte Observer - Nov 17, 1996; pg. 9B)

Frances M. MOORE

CHESAPEAKE - Frances M. MOORE, 88, passed away at home Nov. 10, 2010. Frances was born April 5, 1922 in Grandy, N.C. She was the daughter of the late Gettis HARRIS and Ruth Mercer HARRIS, and her loving step-mother Myra S. HARRIS. She was the widow of Thomas H. WILSON who died in 1957 and Jarrell R. MOORE in 1969. Frances was a lifelong Christian and a 30-year member of Thalia Lynn Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, where she loved her sister members of her Sunday school class taught by Dottie FOSTER. She was a recent member of Clifton Park Center Baptist Church, Clifton Park, N.Y., and had missed her church family there after returning to Virginia. She was retired from Albert M. DICKSON, M.D., Family Practice in Virginia Beach. Frances is survived by her daughter, Cecelia R. HANCOCK and husband John of Littleton, Colo.; her son, G. Wayne WILSON and wife Donna of Chesapeake; sister Gloria H. POYNER and husband Louis of Water Lilly, N.C. She is also survived by grandson, Wesley HANCOCK and wife Maria of Seattle; granddaughters, Becky H. REED and husband Elliot and Lara H. CENTER and husband Ken of Littleton, Colo., Sara D. DIENEMANN and husband Dan of Bountiful, Utah, Katie E. ARNOLD and husband Ryan of Virginia Beach; five great-grandchildren; and many special nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were sisters, Elma H. GEORGE, Ruby H. PIERCE, Hazel H. DALE; and brother, Gettis HARRIS, JR. The family is ever grateful for the care, comfort and love given to Frances by her aid and companion, Linda MITCHELL. The medical care given by Howard R. FELDMAN, M.D. and the comfort given by Odyssey Hospice Care. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Haygood United Methodist Chapel, 4713 Haygood Road, Virginia Beach by Pastor Kyle WALL of Atlantic Shores Baptist Church.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Friday, November 12, 2010)

Johnnie Edward MOORE

Johnnie Edward MOORE, 88, a retired farmer, died Dec. 21, 1991, in a hospital.  Mr. MOORE was born in Currituck County. He was a member of Berea Baptist Church and was the widower of Etta Rebecca Winslow MOORE.  Survivors include two daughters, Della J. MONTGOMERY of Henderson and Effie Mae M. SHINAULT of Kentucky; a son, Dewey SIMPSON of Virginia Beach; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Twiford's Northside Chapel.  (The Virginian-Pilot – December 22, 1991; pg. B2)

Lenore Talbott MOORE

WATERLILY - On April 13, 2004, Lenore Talbott MOORE was able to let go of the beautiful life she has lived on earth. Born in Norfolk on Dec. 4, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Florence Gould TALBOTT and Francis Herbert TALBOTT. A lifelong Tidewater resident, she lived in the Great Bridge area for more than 40 years. Lenore's love of children, the water and all things that grow from the earth will be dearly missed by her family and friends, as well as her laughter and indomitable spirit. Mrs. MOORE is survived by her husband, Whitfield S. MOORE; five children, Hugh M. POWELL, M.D., John T. POWELL, Stephen F. POWELL, Kevin E. POWELL and Ann Moore MILLER; seven grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and one sister, Frances Talbott NAYLOR. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The viewing will begin today with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, Great Bridge Chapel, 653 Cedar Road, Chesapeake.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Wednesday, April 14, 2004)

Mary Alice MOORE

HARBINGER  - Mary Alice MOORE, 85, passed away at her residence on Harbinger Ridge Road on Thursday, September 8, 2011. Born in Pitt County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Robert NEAL and Thelma Norville NEAL. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters, Delma WOOLARD and Joyce PARKER. Mary will be remembered for her love of fishing, quilting, and putting puzzles together. She will be deeply missed.  Ms. MOORE is survived by her two sons, Larry Wayne SHERROD, SR. and wife Debra of Harbinger, NC, Tommy Ray SHERROD and wife Lynn of Stantonsburg, NC, her sister Zelphia POWELL and husband Pete of Tarboro, NC, three grandchildren, Larry SHERROD and wife Christina of Wanchese, Melinda FORBES and husband Christopher of Harbinger, Scott SHERROD and wife Paige of Elkin, and three nephews, Roland, Thomas, and Robert Dale. Also left to cherish her memory are her three great-grandchildren, Bryson, Raegan, and Delilah.   In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated. The family will hold a gathering and Memorial Service at 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the residence of Tommy Sherrod, 6513 Holdens Crossroads, Stantonsburg, NC.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Michael Grady MOORE

POINT HARBOR - Michael Grady MOORE, 54, of Point Harbor, passed away at his residence, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006 after a valiant, five-month battle with cancer. During this difficult time, Mike was continually embraced with love by his family and friends. Mike was born in Hampton, Va. in 1952, and was raised in Point Harbor by his parents, Clifton H. "Moe" MOORE and Mildred Griggs MOORE. As a child, Mike explored the woods and enjoyed the Currituck Sound. He enjoyed the "simple" things about life from the beginning and until the end. Mike graduated from Joseph P. Knapp High School in 1970 and from East Carolina University in 1975 with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. He dedicated his entire "working" life to the family business, Griggs Lumber Co., founded by his beloved grandfather, Grady GRIGGS. Friends, co-workers and family will remember Mike for his generous and easy-going nature, love of the water and boating, love of his family and dry sense of humor even in the face of adversity, and above all his kindness. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 32 years, Vickie Smith MOORE; two adored sons, Grady and Ryan MOORE; his loving parents, Mildred and Moe MOORE; his dedicated sister, Martha Ann McCALL; devoted mother-in-law, Betty SMITH of Franklin, Va.; and a host of family and friends. A service will be held at his parents' residence overlooking the sound on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m. Visitation will follow the service. Officiating will be the Rev. David CLIFT of Duck United Methodist Church and Eddie GRIGGS, a cousin and lifelong friend and co-worker. Casual attire is acceptable. The family requests no food or flowers.  (The Daily Advance - Tuesday, September 12, 2006)

Mildred Griggs MOORE

POINT HARBOR - Mildred Griggs MOORE, 84, departed from this life at her home overlooking the sound on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. She was a native and lifelong resident of Currituck County. She often spoke of her love and loyalty to her heritage in Currituck. She was born on November 14, 1927 to Bertie Walker GRIGGS and Thomas "Grady" GRIGGS. She was predeceased by an older brother, Edward GRIGGS; and she is survived by a younger brother, Tommy GRIGGS. Mildred graduated from East Carolina Teachers College and taught elementary school for 20 years. She had intense love and compassion for children, for the elderly, for the underprivileged, and for her friends and family. Her zest for the welfare of these people in her life was immeasurable and unconditional. She is survived by her best friend and loving husband, Clifton (Moe) MOORE. Their marriage of almost 63 years was the foundation of her blessed life. They lived life to the fullest and enjoyed many trips and social gatherings with dear friends and family. Left to cherish her memory along with her husband is a daughter, Martha MacDONALD and her husband, Bruce; granddaughters, Caroline McCALL, Hilary SMITH and her husband, Joel; grandsons, Grady MOORE and Ryan MOORE; and a daughter-in-law, Vickie MOORE. Sadly, their dear son, Mike MOORE, predeceased her death in 2006. A celebration of her life will be held at Duck United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at 3 p.m. A reception with the family will follow at Duck Woods Country Club.  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Tuesday, December 27, 2011)

Sarah L. MOORE

BARCO - Sarah L. MOORE, 77, of Barco, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005 at her daughter's residence in Elizabeth City. A funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Second Chance Ministries, Elizabeth City with William K. MOORE officiating. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  Burial will be in New Oak Grove Cemetery.  A native of Perquimans County, Mrs. MOORE was the wife of William Frank MOORE and the daughter of the late Charlie Hurdle and Ethel Mae OVERTON.  Other survivors include two daughters, Carolyn L. LEWIS of Springfield, Mo. and Belinda M. COOPER of Elizabeth City; two sons, Pastor William K. MOORE and his wife Valerie, and Marcello MOORE, all of Barco; two brothers, Deacon Lenwood OVERTON and his wife Mable, and Melvin OVERTON and his wife Estelle, all of Chesapeake, Va.; 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  (Daily Advance - Wednesday, August 10, 2005)

William F. MOORE

MOYOCK - William F. MOORE, age 80, of 2088 Caratoke Highway, died on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City, N.C. Funeral services for Mr. MOORE will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2008 at noon at Love Fellowship Church on Highway 17 South with the Rev. Gerald GREGORY officiating. Viewing will take place at the funeral home on Friday, May 2, 2008 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The family will receive friends at 2088 Caratoke Highway, Moyock, N.C., the residence of his granddaughter, Barbara WILLIAMS. Walson Funeral Home, 723 Parsonage St., Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance – Friday, May 2, 2008)

Mary Catherine Bancroft MORAN

MOYOCK - Mrs. Mary Catherine Bancroft MORAN, age 46, of 116 Wedgewood Drive, Moyock, NC, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at the Albemarle Hospital. Mrs. MORAN, a native of Norfolk, VA, was the daughter of Betty Ann Beck POWELL of Moyock, NC, and Phillip Eugene BANCROFT, SR., of Norfolk, VA. She was a Baptist and a homemaker.  Besides her parents she is survived by a daughter, April PARISH of OH; a son Frank L. MORAN, III, of OH; two sisters, Melissa TALBOT and Patricia FALZARANO; five brothers, Phillip BANCROFT, JR., Mark BANCROFT, Donald John BANCROFT, Kenneth BANCROFT, and Timothy BANCROFT.  A memorial service will be Sunday, July 23, 2006 at 2:00 PM at Fellowship Baptist Church.  Twifords Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is assisting the Moran family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, July 22, 2006)

Michael Richard MORAN

Michael Richard MORAN, 83, died Jan. 9, 1999. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Twiford's Funeral Home, Manteo, is in charge.  (The Coastland Times – January 12, 1999)

Wilma Garrington MOREL

SUMTER, SC - Wilma G. MOREL, age, 91, wife of the late Stephen A. MOREL, died on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at her residence. Born in Shiloh Township, NC, she was a daughter of the late Seth N. GARRINGTON and Martha L. SPRY. She was strong willed, feisty, independent and served as a wonderful mother figure to her younger siblings after the death of their mother. She was a very compassionate woman that handled adversity with grace and was known for her great sense of humor. She was a member of the Eastern Star and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Surviving are: one son, Stephen MOREL and his wife Joanne of Lamar; one daughter, Reta M. WHITTEN and her husband Elmer of Columbia; one brother, Seth GARRINGTON, JR. and his wife Ruby of TN; two sisters, Mildred HARRIS of NC and Reta Faye APOSTOLIS of VA; one grandchild, Vicki FISHER-MOORE and her husband Robbie of NC and two great grandchildren; George Cody MOORE and Kaitlyn Wray MOORE. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two children, Beverly Jean FISHER and Robert F. MOREL. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Seth GARRINGTON, JR., officiating.  Burial will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be, Cody MOORE, Robert Lee MOORE, Phil RICHARDSON, Baker MOREL and Buddy BARNES. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 25, 2013 one hour prior to the service from 2-3 pm at Bullock Funeral Home. The family would like to thank Jonnie EDWARDS for all her love and support of Momma over all these many years. Memorials may be made to the Outer Bank Lighthouse Society, P.O. Box 2141, Winterville, NC 28590.  The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.  (Kindly provided by Reta Morel Whitten)

Lori Colleen MOREY

POPLAR BRANCH Lori Colleen MOREY, 32, of Poplar Branch, died July 17 at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. Mrs. MOREY was a native of Annapolis, Md. And was the Asst. Manager of 7-11 Store in Kitty Hawk. She was the daughter of Raymond Donald CHRONISTER and Mrs. Margaret C. MARTIN of Poplar Branch and was the wife of Daniel Joseph MOREY of Poplar Branch. Besides her husband and parents she is survived by her step-father, Ray Kenneth MARTIN; two daughters: Kimberly Michelle MOREY and Adele Marie MOREY, both of the home; a son, Daniel J. MOREY, II of the home; two sisters: Carol Ann CLAPPER and Glenda Kathleen MARTIN, both of Walnut Island; two brothers: Rex. M. MARTIN and Andrew W. MARTIN, both of Poplar Branch. A memorial service will be held at her home on Tuesday evening, July 21 at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Les WILKERSON officiating. Twiford's Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is in charge. (The Coastland Times – July 21, 1992)

Donald Craig MORGAN

POINT HARBOR Donald Craig "Donnie" MORGAN, 34, died Saturday, Sept. 12 at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Norfolk, Va. and was a Protestant. He was the son of Donald and Diane Matthias MORGAN of Point Harbor. Beside his parents, he is survived by one sister, Kim M. MARTAN of Nags Head; a niece and nephew, Nina JOHNSON and Jeffery CESSNA, both of Nags Head. Funeral services will be held at Twiford's Colony Chapel in Manteo on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Eugene McLAWHORN officiating. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, September 15, 1998; pg. 5A)

Edwin Ferebee MORGAN, SR.

Edwin Ferebee MORGAN, SR., 81, of 1415 Mill Pond Road, Elizabeth City, N.C., died Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007, at his residence on. Born in Currituck County, N.C., he was the son of the late Joe and Thelma Baxter MORGAN. He worked with Coca Cola Bottling, was a member of Providence Baptist Church, and a member of the Ruritan Club. Mr. MORGAN served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. Mr. MORGAN is survived by one daughter, Janet "Jan" MAILLET and husband, Willard, of Ripley, Ohio; one son, Edwin F. MORGAN, JR., "Eddie" and wife, Sherry, of Shawboro, N.C.; three sisters, Betty TURNER of Elizabeth City, N.C., Patsy SHARPE of Spencer, N.C. and Virginia WHITAKER of Richmond, Va.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at Providence Baptist Church in Shawboro, N.C., officiated by the Rev. Charles STEVENS and the Rev. Charles WELLONS. Burial will follow in New Hollywood Cemetery in Elizabeth City, N.C. The family will receive friends following the service at the church, and at other times at the son's and daughter-in-law's residence, 209 Alan Sawyer Road, Shawboro, N.C. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church, Elizabeth City, N.C., is assisting the MORGAN family.  (The Daily Advance - Tuesday, February 13, 2007)

Joseph Patrick MORGAN

ELIZABETH CITY Joseph Patrick MORGAN, age 61, of Shawboro, was found dead Wednesday, December 17, 1952 at 5:30 p.m. in his home as the result of a heart attack. He was a native and lifelong resident of Shawboro, the son of the late Patrick H. and Mrs. Betty Ferebee MORGAN and husband of Thelma Baxter MORGAN. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church, the American Legion, a veteran of WWI and a member of the Shawboro Ruritan Club. Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Lloyd S. TURNER of Elizabeth City, Mrs. Carroll WHITAKER of Richmond, Va. and Mrs. Jim SHARPE of Spencer; three sons: Joseph P. MORGAN, JR. and William Baxter MORGAN, both of Shawboro, and Edwin F. MORGAN of Richmond; a sister, Mrs. D.Y. COOPER of Henderson; a brother, Edwin F. MORGAN of Shawboro; and 3 grandchildren. The body was taken to the Roxey Berry & Lynch Funeral Home pending funeral arrangements. (The Virginian Pilot – Thursday, December 18, 1952)

Mary Irene Shelton MORGAN

Mary Irene Shelton MORGAN, 81, of 150 Baxter Estates Road, Moyock, NC, died Monday, June 16, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. MORGAN was the daughter of the late Dillard SHELTON and Myrtle McGee SHELTON and the widow of Patrick Henry MORGAN, SR. She was a member of Pilmoor Memorial United Methodist Church.  Mrs. MORGAN is survived by a daughter, Kathy FREDERICKS and husband, Douglas, of Yorktown, VA; two sons, Dr. Pat MORGAN, JR. and wife, Sharon, of Currituck, NC and Dr. Mike MORGAN and wife, Robin, of Southern Shores, NC; and seven grandchildren, Patrick MORGAN, III, Kristen MORGAN, David MORGAN, Doug FREDERICKS, Dana FREDERICKS, Katie KIKOLSKI, and Stephanie MORGAN. She was predeceased by a sister, Beulah DODD and a brother, Raymond SHELTON.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 19, 2008, at 11:00 AM in Pilmoor Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Scott WILSON- PARSONS officiating. Burial will follow in Moyock Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Wednesday evening 7:00 until 8:00 P.M. and at other times at the residence of the son, Pat Morgan, 119 Carotauk Drive, Currituck, NC. Twiford Funeral Homes’ Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.  (Daily Advance – Wednesday, June 18, 2008)

Patrick Henry MORGAN
[Submitted by Gayle Drury]

Patrick Henry MORGAN, a New-Market V.M.I. cadet and a prominent citizen of North Carolina, died Aug. 27, aged sixty-three years.  (The Cadet [Lexington, VA.] - Monday, Sept. 24, 1917)  [see his cemetery]

Patrick Henry MORGAN, SR.

MOYOCK - Patrick Henry MORGAN, 83, of Baxter Estates Road, died April 13, 2004, in the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. MORGAN, a native of Shawboro, N.C., was the son of the late Edwin Ferebee MORGAN and Lucille Baxter MORGAN and was married for 54 years to Irene Shelton MORGAN of the residence. He was a graduate of Swanee Military Academy and had a degree in textile engineering from North Carolina State University and an M.A. from Marshall University. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in Japan, and had duty tours in Korea and Thailand. He retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1966 after 20 years of service. He worked as a textile engineer for Dan River Mills and was a professor of engineering and the dean of applied science at Marshall University, retiring in 1979 when he moved home to Currituck, N.C. He was a member of Pilmoor United Methodist Church. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Kathy M. FREDERICKS and husband Douglas W. of Yorktown, Va.; two sons, Dr. Patrick H. MORGAN, JR. and wife Sharon of Currituck, N.C. and Dr. Michael B. MORGAN and wife Robin of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; and seven grandchildren, Patrick H. MORGAN, III, Kristin MORGAN, David MORGAN, Doug FREDERICKS, Dana FREDERICKS, Katie MORGAN and Stephanie MORGAN. A funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Pilmoor United Methodist Church with the Rev. Scott WILSON-PARSONS officiating. Burial will follow in Moyock Memorial Cemetery with full military honors rendered by the U.S. Army.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Thursday, April 15, 2004)

Robert Vincent MORIN

Mr. Robert Vincent MORIN, age 75, of Currituck, NC, died Thursday, January 19, 2006 at his residence. Mr. MORIN, a native of Berlin, NH, was the son of the late Honore MORIN and Yvonne Nadeau MORIN and the husband of Barbara-Ann “Babs” Clauser MORIN of the residence. He was a graduate of Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C., a retired Children’s Hospital Administrator, a US Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a member of St. Katharine-Drexel Catholic Church.  Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Michele A. FOLLEY of Silver Springs, MD; two brothers, George MORIN of Waltham, MA, and Marc MORIN of Berlin NH; five grandchildren, Sarah MORIN, Carley FETTER, Kelsey FOLLEY, Vincent Edward MORIN, JR., and Holly Nicole MORIN; father-in-law, Edward J. CLAUSER of Kulpmont, PA; two sisters-in-law, Jacqueline VISINTAINER of Kulpmont, PA, and Jayne MARTIN and husband John of Jupiter, FL. He was predeceased by a son, Vincent Edward MORIN; two brothers, Dennis MORIN and Paul MORIN, and a sister, Marguerite REPUCCI.  A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Katharine-Drexel Catholic Church. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is assisting the Morin family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, January 21, 2006)

Dorothy Hansley MORRIS

Dorothy Hansley MORRIS, 84, died Nov. 2, 2000. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Coinjock Baptist Church. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Coastland Times – November 5, 2000)

Edna Boswood MORRIS

COINJOCK Edna Boswood MORRIS, 85, of Coinjock, died October 2 at the residence of her granddaughter, Mrs. Rodney SAWYER of Maple. She was a member of the Coinjock Baptist Church and a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a native of Currituck County and lived in Coinjock most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Willoughby S. BOSWOOD and Carrie McHorney BOSWOOD and the widow of Judge Chester R. MORRIS. Surviving are one son, Travis MORRIS of Maple; 4 grandchildren: Walton MORRIS, Ruth M. AMBROSE, Wayne M. SAWYER, and Rhonda Lee MORRIS, all of Currituck County; and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday in the Coinjock Baptist Church by the Rev. C.H. WELLONS. Burial was in Westlawn cemetery. Twiford's Church Street Chapel was in charge. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, October 5, 1993; pg. 14A)

Ettie L. Jones MORRIS

Mrs. Ettie L. MORRIS, age 80, wife of Charles D. MORRIS and daughter of the late John W.W. and Mrs. Adelia Barnard JONES, a native of Moyock and resident of Norfolk for 50 years, died Sunday, February 1, 1953 at 10:45 p.m. at the residence on Marshall Avenue following a long illness. She was a member of the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church and a former secretary of the G.I.A. Division of Locomotive Engineers. Besides her husband, she is survived by one sister, Miss Bessie JONES of Elizabeth City; two nieces: Mrs. Eva J. GREGORY of Norfolk and Mrs. Harry SEARS of Moyock; two nephews: W.P. JONES and W.G. JONES, both of Moyock. Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of the Derry-Twiford Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 3, 1953 at 2:00 p.m. by the Rev. A. Irvin ORNDOFF, pastor of Wesley Methodist Church, and the Rev. R.L. JEROME, pastor of the First Methodist Church in Elizabeth City. Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Park. Pallbearers: Willie JONES, Weldon JONES, Cameron GREGORY, Harry SEARS, Roy CARTWRIGHT, and L.B. CULPEPPER, JR. (The Virginian Pilot – Tuesday, February 3, 1953 & Wednesday, February 4, 1953)

Frances M. MORRIS

Frances M. MORRIS, 57, a real estate broker, died Feb. 5, 1992, in a Norfolk hospital.  Mrs. MORRIS was a co-owner of Currituck Realty. She was a former district manager for Avon Products. She was a former member of the Currituck County Board of Adjustments and served on the Currituck County Board of Education for eight years. She was a member of Pilmoor Memorial United Methodist Church.  Survivors include her husband, E. Travis MORRIS; three daughters, Ruth AMBROSE, Wayne M. SAWYER and Rhonda L. MORRIS, all of Maple; a son, C. Walton MORRIS of Barco; a sister, Dana M. REISSE of Catonsville, Md.; and three grandchildren.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Twiford Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, by the Rev. Jerry JACKSON and the Rev Charles WELLONS. Burial will be private. Friends may join the family at the residence.  (The Virginian-Pilot – February 6, 1992; pg. D2)

Garland M. MORRIS

CHESAPEAKE - Garland M. "Bud" MORRIS, 66, of Currituck County, North Carolina, passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. Born in Vanceboro, N.C., he was the son of the late Matthew and Fronie MORRIS. Bud was an equipment operator for Kent BASNIGHT of Basnight Land & Lawn. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Mary L. MORRIS; four children, Sandra L. REED and husband Scott, Brenda S. BOYER and husband Todd, Garland M. "Buddy" MORRIS, JR. and longtime companion, Ashley and Barbara J. LEARY and husband Raymond; six grandchildren and one step-grandson; two sisters, Doll TRIPP and Darlene PAXTON; a half-brother, Jesse ANDERSON and a half-sister, Maybelle MURPHY as well as a large extended family. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Road, Chesapeake. The viewing will begin Wednesday with the family receiving friends from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home.  The Virginian Pilot – Tuesday, October 19, 2010)

Illma Waterfield MORRIS

Illma Waterfield MORRIS, 79, died Jan. 30, 1996.  Mrs. MORRIS, a native of Knotts Island, North Carolina, was a member of Knotts Island United Methodist Church.  Survivors include her husband, Claude W. MORRIS; a daughter, Claudia J. SIDES of Norfolk; and two grandsons, John and Chris SIDES of Norfolk.  A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Frank T. JENNINGS.  (The Virginian-Pilot – January 31, 1996; pg. B5)

Lillian Reid MORRIS

Lillian Reid MORRIS, 78, of 112 Poplar Haven Road, Poplar Branch, NC, died Saturday, June 13, 2009 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA. Mrs. MORRIS was born in Northampton County, NC, the daughter of the late Philip Guy and Carrie Lee Pugh REID and was the widow of Mr. Mitchell Bryan MORRIS, SR. She had worked for Currituck Public Schools as a teacher for 23 years prior to her retirement. She was a member of Sharon United Methodist Church, the Historical Society, and the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 218 in Coinjock, NC.  Mrs. MORRIS is survived by her two sons, Mitchell B. MORRIS, JR. of Los Angeles, CA, and Philip L. MORRIS and his wife Cindy of Poplar Branch, NC; a granddaughter, Carrie LATHAM and husband Jeff of Chesapeake, VA; and two great-grandchildren, Jeffrey and Alyssa LATHAM both of Chesapeake, VA.  A funeral service will be Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 10:00 am at Sharon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Renee EDWARDS officiating. The burial will take place at 2:00 pm at Cedarwood Cemetery in Weldon, NC. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm and at other times at the residence of Philip and Cindy MORRIS, 1118 Aydlett Rd., Poplar Branch, NC. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Morris family.  (Daily Advance – June 16, 2009)

Martha L. MORRISETTE

Martha L. MORRISETTE, 87, of the 2400 block of Birch St., passed away March 17, 2004, in a local hospital.  Born in Currituck County, N.C., Martha was the widow of William W. MORRISETTE, SR.  She is survived by her daughter, Inez WRIGHT and husband Sidney Lee of North Carolina; two sons, Calvin MORRISETTE of Norfolk and Ray MORRISETTE and wife Linda of Lanexa, Va.; two sisters, Hazel MATHEWS of Norfolk and Mildred RANSON and husband J.C. of Virginia Beach; brother, James M. PARKER and wife Doris of Virginia Beach; seven grandchildren, JoAnn and Kent OSLUND, Calvin and Jackie MORRISETTE, Valerie BAKER, Jeffry and Cathy MORRISETTE, Katie MORRISETTE, Diane and Pat HAMILTON and Sid WRIGHT, JR. and wife Kim; and seven great-grandchildren. Special thanks to Carol Sue.  A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hollomon Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, by the Rev. Randy CHILDRESS. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. (The Virginian-Pilot - March 18, 2004; pg. B8)

Shirley Kendrick MORRISETTE

Shirley Kendrick MORRISETTE, 81, of the 500 block of Soundside Road, died Jan. 3, 2000. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.  (The Virginian-Pilot – January 5, 2000; pg. B7)

Mary Tully MORROW

BARCO Mary Tully MORROW, 87, of Barco, died December 24 at Sentara Nursing Home. A native of Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Annie Brady TULLY and the widow of Arthur J. MORROW. She was a former resident of Kill Devil Hills and was a retired sales manager of a Massachusetts department store. Surviving are a brother, John TULLY of Boston, Mass.; several nieces and nephews including Dorothy WELCH of Elkton, Va. and Harold RAMSEY of Sebring, Fla.; and several great-nieces and nephews. The body was set from Twiford's Colony Chapel in Manteo to the McDonald Funeral Homes in Weymouth, Mass. for funeral and burial. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, December 29, 1996; pg. 2B)

William Henry MORROW

SHAWBORO - William Henry "Biggan" MORROW, 50, of the 100 block of Station Lane, died June 12, 2003. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City.  (The Virginian-Pilot – June 15, 2003; pg. B7)

A.B. MORSE

Mr. A.B. MORSE, one of Currituck's oldest citizens, departed this life on Monday of typhoid fever near the Courthouse, aged about 30 years. [As far as I could tell this did read "30 years" but is probably a misprint.] (The Economist-Falcon – Friday, August 16, 1895; pg. 3)

Angerona Lee MORSE

Mrs. Angerona Lee MORSE, 92, the widow of Zachariah Brumsey MORSE and a native of Currituck, died Sunday in the family home.  She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. W.B. DAVIS and Mrs. Robert WEATHERLY of Currituck; a son, Francis R. MORSE of Point Harbor; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.  A funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Morse Family Cemetery on Bell's Island Road with Twiford Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City in charge.  The family will be at the home of the son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W.B. DAVIS in Currituck.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, November 9, 1976)

Augustus MORSE

NORFOLK, VA. - Augustus Brumsey MORSE, 67, of 200 E Ocean View Ave., an employee of E. T. Gresham Construction Co. and a native of Currituck County, N.C., died Monday at 3:25 a.m. in a hospital.  He was a son of Mrs. Angerona Lee MORSE.  Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. W. B. DAVIS and Mrs. Robert WEATHERLY of Currituck; and a brother Francis MORSE of Point Harbor N.C.  The body was taken from Twiford Funeral Chapel, Colley Avenue, to Twiford Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, N.C. for a funeral service today at 2 p.m. in the Family Cemetery, Belle Isle, N.C., by the Rev. Charles Creech.  The family will be at the home of W. B. Davis in CurritucK.  (The Virginian-Pilot - July 29, 1975; pg. A8)

Eleanora Morris MORSE

MOYOCK - Eleanora M. MORSE, 68, died June 9,1988 in a Norfolk Hospital.  Mrs. Morse, a native of Columbus, NC, was the widow of Robert Nealy MORSE, JR.  She was a member of Church of Latter Day Saints.  Survivors include three daughters Addie PERRITT, Faith Hope BRINKLEY of Burlington, Iowa and  Anne STARLING of Chesapeake, Va.; three sons Joseph David MORSE, Junius Bradford MORSE, SR. and Steven Lamar MORSE of Chesapeake, Va.; one brother J. D. MORRIS of Richmond, Va.; 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be conducted at 2;30 pm. Sunday in Twiford Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake, Va. by Rev. Jack SAWYER.  Burial will be in John Hampton Cemetery Waterlily, NC.  Friends may join the family from 7 to 8;30 pm. Saturday in the funeral home and at the home of Joseph D. MORSE at 1100 Bethel Rd., Chesapeake, Va. at other times.  (The Virginian Pilot - June 11, 1988)   [see her tombstone here]

Elsworth MORSE

COINJOCK Elsworth MORSE, 85, died May 22 in an Elizabeth City hospital. Mr. MORSE was a native of Currituck County and was a retired Coast Guard warrant officer. He was a member of Coinjock Baptist Church, a Mason and a member of Khedive Temple and the American Legion. Survivors include a daughter, Audrey TILLETT of Tampa, Fla.; three sons: Lloyd MORSE of Vancouver, Canada, Stanford MORSE of Virginia Beach and Norman MORSE of Coinjock; a sister, Bessie BARTLETT of Elizabeth City; a brother, Richard MORSE of Cape May, N.J.; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Coinjock Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard SEYMOUR. Burial with Masonic rites will be in Hampton Cemetery, Waterlily. Friends may join the family at the home of Cecelia MORSE in Churches Island, Coinjock. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is handling arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, May 24, 1990)  [see his tombstone here]

Hattie Nelson MORSE

ELIZABETH CITY A funeral will be held Sunday, October 2, 1966 at 4 p.m. EST in Twiford Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Hattie Nelson MORSE. Burial will be in Hampton Cemetery in Waterlily. (The Virginian Pilot – Saturday, October 1, 1966)  [see her tombstone here]

John Hilary MORSE

(Unknown newspaper - circa Sept. 25, 1966)  Obituary submitted by Judy Merrell BrickhouseJohn Hilary Morse was born May 15, 1885 & died Sept. 23, 1966 [see his death certificate]

John M. MORSE, SR.

John M. "Jack" MORSE, 78, of Norfolk, died Feb. 28, 2004, in a Norfolk hospital. Mr. MORSE was born in Maple, N.C., and is the son of the late Raymond and Nellie MORSE. Jack grew up in Marshallberg, N.C., and graduated from Smyrna High School. He retired from the police department with the City of Norfolk following 40 years of service at the rank of major, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, serving as a drill instructor at Paris Island, S.C., during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Bayview United Church of Christ, Fraternal Order of Police, Commodore Lodge No. 3; FBI National Academy Associates; and Owens Masonic Lodge No. 164, A.F. & A.M. Jack was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was a member of the Southside and Burke Road Hunt Clubs. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, June Hathaway MORSE; a daughter, Anita M. NEMCOSKY and husband Michael of Chesapeake; a son, John M. MORSE, JR. and wife Ann of Chesapeake; a brother, Raymond MORSE and wife Esther of Chesapeake; four grandchildren, Michael Jr., Jason and Allison NEMCOSKY, and John M. MORSE, III, all of Chesapeake; and a nephew, David MORSE of Chesapeake. He was predeceased by a sister, Minnie DePAGTER. Jack was a loving husband, father and grandfather. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bayview United Church of Christ by the Rev. Dr. Richard E. PRINCE. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. in the Hathaway Family Cemetery, Gates County, N.C. The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Monday, March 1, 2004)

John W. MORSE

IN WATERLILY - John W. MORSE, 70, a Corolla native, died November 27 at 11:14 p.m. in Norfolk General Hospital from severe burns he received in an accidental fire that ignited shortly before midnight on November 25 in Albemarle Hospital.  MORSE, a retired commercial fisherman and former resident of Waterlily, was recuperating from a heart attack when nurses found him out of bed with his bedclothes on fire.  After wrapping MORSE in blankets and smothering the fire, hospital staff brought the blaze in MORSE's fifth floor room under control with fire extinguishers, said Glen WASHINGTON, assistant administrator at the hospital.  Six Elizabeth City fire units were on the scene for about two hours.  "We probably will never know whether a burning cigarette or lit match caused the fire", WASHINGTON said.  Smoke and water damage was confined to MORSE's room; insurance adjustors had yet to determine a dollar estimate of the damage.  MORSE died from third degree burns over 50 percent of his body.  A patient in the same room, Edward Quinton CAHOON of Elizabeth City, suffered third degree burns on his left hand but was in satisfactory condition.  Graveside services for MORSE were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Hampton Cemetery in Waterlily.  Rev. Thomas HOLMES conducted the ceremony.  For the past five years MORSE had lived at Lambs Trailer Court in Camden.  He was the son of the late Robert Neeley and Mrs. Hattie Melson MORSE and widower of the late Mrs. Alice Mae Stallings MORSE.  He is survived by a daughter, Linda Ann MORSE of Portsmouth, Va.; a son, Bobby James MORSE of Cape May, N.J.; two sisters: Mrs. Aleene SAWYER of Barco and Mrs. Bessie BARTLETT of Elizabeth City; three brothers: Elsworth MORSE of Coinjock, Richard MORSE of Cape May, N.J. and Robert MORSE of Belhaven.  (The Southern Post (Coinjock) - December 2, 1981; pg. 8)  [see his tombstone here]

Marjorie Griggs MORSE

Marjorie Griggs MORSE, 78, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1998, at Sentara Nursing Center at Barco, N.C.  She was a native of Currituck County, N.C., and the daughter of the late Albert S. and Minnie Newbern GRIGGS and was the wife of Francis R. MORSE of Point Harbor. She was a retired postmaster of the Point Harbor Post Office with 25 years of service.  Besides her husband, Mrs. MORSE is survived by two daughters, Linda GORDON of Concord, N.C., and Nancy JENNETTE of Elizabeth City, N.C.; a sister, Erma G. SINGLETARY of Norfolk; three grandchildren, Sara Jane JENNETTE and Hannah JENNETTE, both of Elizabeth City, and Amy G. SCANLAN of Concord; and one great-grandchild, Heather G. NORSWORTHY of Concord.  A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Powells Point Christian Church with the Rev. Jerry OWENS officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Church St., Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times – December 31, 1998)

Norene A. MORSE

NEWPORT Norene A. MORSE, 82, died June 21 in her home. Mrs. MORSE was born in Avon and was a former resident of Chesapeake, Va. for several years and was a member of Oaklette United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Christopher C. MORSE. Survivors include three sons: Elton R. MORSE of Newport, Gene O. MORSE of Pungoteague, Va. and Columbus E. MORSE of Machipongo, Va.; 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. (The Coastland Times – June 23, 1992)  [see her tombstone here]

T.J. MORSE

After a brief illness, Mr. T.J. MORSE, died at the home of his sister, Mrs. T.B. JONES at Moyock, North Carolina on Sunday, October 14, 1906. He was of Hickory, Virginia and was a native of Moyock where he had lived the greater portion of his life and was a son of J.J. MORSE, SR. and was widely known in that community. The funeral took place on Monday, October 15, 1906 at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, T.B. JONES, at Moyock and the interment was in the family burial ground of that place. A large number of friends were present. The services were conducted by Rev. B.H. BLACK, pastor of Moyock Church. Pallbearers: H.L. DAVIS, Will HOLT, Hillary CREEKMAN, N. GETTLE, John WEST, Mercer MORSE, J.F. JENNINGS and Dennis WEST. (The Virginian Pilot – Tuesday, October 16, 1906)

Zachariah Brumsey MORSE

ELIZABETH CITY - Zachariah Brumsey MORSE, 78, a native of Currituck County and of the Bells Island section, died in the Albemarle Hospital Friday night after an illness of one day.  He was the son of the late Zachariah MORSE and the husband of Mrs. Angerona Lee MORSE, of Bells Island. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Gus MORSE, of Currituck and Francis MORSE of Ocean View, Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Julia Morse DAVIS of Currituck, and Mrs. Robert WEATHERLY of Columbia; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Twiford Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the family plot at Maple.  (The Virginian-Pilot - October 23, 1949)

Jack Eugene MOSEMAN

MOYOCK Jack Eugene MOSEMAN, 70, died Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Chesapeake General Hospital. Born in Portsmouth, Ohio, he was the son of the late Roscoe E. and Weltha Louis MOSEMAN. He was a member of the Apostle Lutheran Church and was a retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was also retired from the Naval Air Station as a quality assurance inspector. Survivors include his wife, Alice Thomas MOSEMAN; a daughter, Jackie Moseman ROSS of Chesapeake; a step-daughter, Marie TALBOT of Chesapeake; two step-sons: Joseph D. BYRD of Chesapeake and James L. BYRD, JR. of Currituck; and one grandson, Jeremy ROSS of Chesapeake. The funeral will be conducted in the chapel of Twiford Funeral Home Thursday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Craig GRANDSTAFF officiating. Burial will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens with military honors accorded at the grave. Twiford Colonial Chapel in Chesapeake handled arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, February 15, 1996; pg. 6A)

Robert Leonard MOSLEY

KITTY HAWK - Robert Leonard MOSLEY, 55, died April 7, 2005, at Outer Banks Hospital. Mr. MOSLEY was born in Portsmouth and was a carpenter. He was the son of the late Robert Albert and Hattie Louise Brown MOSLEY. Mr. MOSLEY is survived by a daughter, Angela MOSLEY of Nashville, Tenn.; and a sister, Bessie LACERNA of Windsor, Va. A graveside service will be held in Laurel Memorial Gardens, Poplar Branch, Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Eugene McLAWHORN officiating. The family will receive friends at Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, April 9, 2005)

Sara Agnes Newbern MOSS

HIGH POINT - Graveside service for Mrs. Sara Agnes Newbern MOSS, 91, of the Wesleyan Arms, who died Tuesday, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Floral Garden Park Cemetery.  A native of Currituck County, she was a retired teacher at Ragsdale High School in Jamestown. She was educated at Louisburg College and Duke University, a member of Alpha Delta Kappa teachers' sorority and a member of the High Point chapter of the Eastern Star.  Surviving are son, the Rev. Paul Elliott MOSS, JR. of Richmond; sister, Mrs. Mary Newbern FORBES of Jarvisburg; two grandchildren.  The family will be at Sechrest Funeral Home 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday.  (Greensboro News & Record - April 20, 1991; pg. B4)

Gary Eugene MROZ

Gary Eugene MROZ, 59, of 125 North Ferebee Lane, Powells Point, NC died Monday, October 29, 2012 at his residence.  Born in Ilion, NY he was the son of the late Stanley MROZ and Lois Goodou MROZ and the husband of Justina PATTERSON.  He was a long distance truck driver most of his life and for the past ten years worked for TNT Services.  He worked hard and was a faithful employee.  Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Necole FRY and husband Joseph of Roebling, NJ and Christine MROZ of Manteo, NC; three sons, Michael MROZ of Powells Point, NC, Isaiah MROZ and Elijah MROZ of Fort Plain, NY; a step-daughter, Sarah PATTERSON of NY;  two sisters, Marsha DONOHAUE and Debbie SMITH of NY; three brothers, Stanley MROZ of CA, John MROZ of NY, and Martin MROZ of Indianapolis, IN; two grandchildren, Michael LOWRIMORO of Burlington, NJ and Joseph FRY of Roebling, NJ.  A memorial service will be Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Grandy with Pastor Steven KING and Howard DAVIS officiating.  The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service and at other times at the residence.  Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the MROZ family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Anna MULLEN

Anna MULLEN, 77, died March 27, 1996. A funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in Pilgrim Journey A.M.E. Zion Church. Robinson and Son Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – March 29, 1996; pg. B7)

Calvin Alexander MULLEN

On Monday Jan. 5, 2009 Calvin Alexander MULLEN took the journey home to be with the Lord. Calvin "Buddy" MULLEN was born on Jan. 9, 1926 in Moyock, N.C. to the late Harrison Martin MULLEN and Otelia Jones MULLEN.  He was the youngest of 9 children all preceded him in death. Calvin attended school in Moyock, N.C.  He served in the United States Navy a veteran of World War ll and worked at the Naval Base for 37 years where he retired. He leaves to cherish one sister Geraldine P. MERCER of Moyock, N.C.  One sister in law Ruth MULLEN of Chester, Pa.  One brother in law Josephus JONES of  Moyock, N. C. and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. MULLEN will be held on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009 at 1 p.m. in Pilgrim Journey AME Zion Church by the Rev. Edmond HOSKINS. Burial with military honors will follow in the Moyock Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence 113 Newtown Road, Moyock, N.C.  Viewing will be Friday Jan. 9, 2009 from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.  A. C. Robinson and Son Funeral Home, 1100 Southern Avenue, Elizabeth City, N.C., is assisting the Mullen family.  (Daily Advance – Friday, January 9, 2009)

Mack MULLEN

MOYOCK Mack MULLEN, 76, died May 11 in Chesapeake General Hospital. He was a native of Moyock and a member of the North Star Lodge #602, past worshipful master and past treasurer. He was a past member of J.W. Hood Consistory #155, a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army's 4408 Quarter Master Service Company. He was the husband of Myrle Martin MULLEN and the son of the late Harrison and Otelia MULLEN. Surviving are his wife and one son, Mack Eugene MULLEN of Moyock; a foster daughter, Ana POWELL of Boston, Mass.; two sisters: Anna HOLMAN of Moyock and Helena SPENCE of Moyock; two brothers: John Thomas MULLEN of Chester, Pa. and Calvin MULLEN of Moyock; and a grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Pilgrim Journey A.M.E. Zion Church with the Rev. Horace McPHERSON officiating. Burial will follow in Moyock Community Cemetery with military honors. Robinson and Son Funeral Home is in charge. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, May 13, 1993; pg. 8A)

Reginald Eugene MULLEN

Reginald Eugene MULLEN, 53, died on July 4, 1995, in a boating accident in Currituck, N.C., while on vacation. He was a senior estimator for the W.F. Magann Corp. of Portsmouth for over 15 years. He was born in Norfolk and was the son of the late Mildred Williams and Herbert Eugene MULLEN. Mr. MULLEN was a graduate of Oak Ridge Military Academy, attended East Carolina University and was a graduate of Old Dominion University.  He attended Kings Grant Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife, Linda Fay MULLEN; two daughters, Shannon Lynette MULLEN of Waynesboro, Va., and Jennifer Fay MULLEN of Virginia Beach; two aunts, Margaret MASTON and Edna MATHIAS, and an uncle, Thomas MASTON, all of Franklin, Va.  A memorial funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Kings Grant Baptist Church by the Rev. W. Jerry HOLCOMB.  Cox Funeral Home is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 7, 1995; pg. B4)

Virginia S. MULLING

Virginia S. MULLING, 71, 56326 Acorn Road, Astor, died Friday, Oct. 22. Mrs. MULLING was a homemaker. Born in Currituck, N.C., she moved to Astor in 1988. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Orlando. Survivors: husband, Al; son, Mark W. SNOW, Orlando; daughters, Karen M. STONE, Orlando, Sharon S. TAYLOR, Orlando; four grandchildren. Beyers Funeral Home, Astor.  (The Orlando Sentinel - October 24, 1993; pg. B6)

Emma Eula Springle MUNDEN

POPLAR BRANCH, NC - Emma Eula Springle MUNDEN, 84, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, went home to be with the Lord on November 10, 2002. She died at her residence under the care of special friends and family. She was born in Berkley, VA; daughter of the late Denard Davis SPRINGLE, SR. and Eula Sutton SPRINGLE. Emma was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ernest A. MUNDEN, SR.  Emma served the Lord faithfully as an active member of Sharon United Methodist Church, as a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was known as “Sister” by the SPRINGLE family. She graduated from Poplar Branch High School and was involved in community service her entire life and always took care of shut-ins and the less fortunate.  Emma is survived by a daughter, Brenda RUSSELL of Richmond, VA; a son, Ernest A MUNDEN, JR. of Frisco, NC; two brothers, Richard D. SPRINGLE of Virginia Beach, VA and William Earl SPRINGLE of Chesapeake, VA; two sisters, Naomi S. SIMONS of Camden, NC and Joyce S. RABAT of Kitty Hawk, NC; four grandchildren, David RUSSELL, Kathy DOYLE, Gilliad MUNDEN and Micah MUNDEN; one great-grandchild, Megan DOYLE and numerous nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at 2:00 PM in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC with Rev. Gene GOLDFINCH officiating. Burial will be at New Hollywood Cemetery. Brenda and Ernest want to thank the caregivers for their faithfulness and loving care of our mother and father.  Twiford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home records)

Ernest Alvin MUNDEN, SR.

POPLAR BRANCH - Ernest Alvin MUNDEN, SR., 89, died July 10, 2002, at his residence. He was born in Currituck County, N.C., son of the late Ernest Linwood and Ruby Gallop MUNDEN and was the husband of Emma Springle MUNDEN of the residence. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Korea and retired as a captain. He was a member of the Retired Officer's Association. Mr. MUNDEN also worked with the Department of Corrections, Maple, N.C. Besides his wife, Mr. MUNDEN is survived by a daughter, Brenda RUSSELL of Richmond, Va.; a son, Ernest A. MUNDEN, JR. of Frisco, N.C.; two half sisters, Helen BICKETT of Oldham, S.D., and Ruby CASTEL of League City, Texas; two half brothers, Ray WRIGHT of Aydlett, N.C., and Kirby WRIGHT of Coinjock, N.C.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A graveside service will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. in New Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, is handling arrangements   (The Virginian-Pilot - July 12, 2002; pg. 4B)  [Obituary kindly submitted by George D. Waterfield.]

Gordon Ward MUNDEN, SR.

NAGS HEAD - Gordon Ward MUNDEN, SR. passed away at home Sept. 12, 2011. He was born May 23, 1923 in Knott's Island, Va., the son of Ferdinand Elias and Linda Ward MUNDEN. At an early age he moved with his family to Norfolk, where later he became the owner of Hampton Roads Distributing Company and subsequently became a commercial real estate broker. He was a "Guiding Light and Officer" of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. When he moved to Nags Head, he developed Nags Head Self Storage. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; his sister, Jeanette Munden TINKHAM; his son, Gordon (Connie) MUNDEN; his step-children, Lynn (James) JOHNSON, Douglas TUTWILER, Jan (Daniel) HAMMETT, Jill (Robert) HAMER, Gregory (Bibi) REBER, and Darcey (Peter) PICKARD-KOOREY. Also surviving in his wonderfully combined family are his grandchildren, Matthew, Michael, Joshua, Amy, Dillon, Kyle, Mackenzie, Allison, Lin, Holden Beck, Alana and Wyatt; four great-grandchildren and five nieces and nephews. Services will be held at St. Andrews-By-the-Sea-Episcopal Church (chapel) in Nags Head at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.  "Death slue not him, but he made death a ladder to the skies." - Edmund Spencer. Twiford Funeral Homes, Colony Chapel, Manteo, is assisting the family with arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Thursday, September 15, 2011)

Myron Everton MUNDEN

Myron Everton ``Casey'' MUNDEN, 84, of Route 5, a retired merchant and farmer, died June 30, 1991, in his home.  Mr. MUNDEN was born on Knotts Island. He was a member of Knotts Island United Methodist Church. He served as a community and county ASCS committeeman and as a tax lister for Currituck County. He was a charter member of Knotts Island Ruritan Club and was a member of Redman Lodge 8. Survivors include his wife, Thelma Hampton MUNDEN; two daughters, Patricia M. HALSTEAD of Virginia Beach and Brenda E. KEEL of Knotts Island; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Knotts Island United Methodist Church by the Revs. Frank JENNINGS and Jack SAULS. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may join the family at the residence. Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 1, 1991; pg. D2)

Elizabeth Gibbs MURDEN

Elizabeth Gibbs MURDEN, 89, of Barco, NC died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, in the Albemarle Hospital. She was born in Currituck County to the late Thomas B. and Annie Sermon GIBBS and was the widow of the late William J. MURDEN. Mrs. MURDEN was a member of the Rehoboth Baptist Church, WMU and was devoted to her church and its members.  Mrs. MURDEN is survived by several nieces, nephews and numerous friends.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 11, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. in the Twiford’s Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in the New Hollywood Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - July 10, 2003; pg. B7)

Ricky Lynn MURDEN

Ricky Lynn MURDEN, 58, of 110 Cherry Drive, Moyock, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at his residence. A native of Waterlily, he was the son of the late Joseph B. DENBY and Virginia PARKER and the husband of Susan MURDEN of the residence. He was a Yacht Driver. He is survived by a son, Joseph TEVEPAUGH of Currituck; two sisters, Tammy KIGHT of Currituck and Dorothy PARKER of Ellensburg, Wash.; a brother, Wayne and wife, Debbie POYNER, of Currituck; nephew, David POYNER and wife, April; two nieces, Alaina KIGHT and Megan KIGHT; and a grand-nephew, Colton GREENE. A memorial service will be Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Coinjock Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky D. BISHOP officiating. Following the service the family will receive friends at residence of Virginia Parker, 1149 Waterlily Road. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street is serving the Murden family.  (The Daily Advance - Thursday, January 5, 2012)

Beverly Newsome MURPHY

Beverly MURPHY, 58, of Powell’s Point, NC died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  Born in Roanoke Rapids, NC, she was the daughter of Herman NEWSOME and Ruby Davis NEWSOME and the wife of Joseph Wayne MURPHY. Ms. MURPHY was a Networking Switching Technician.  She is survived by two daughters; Sue Ann MAUGHMER and husband, Major and Crystal WARD and husband, Bill, both of Chillicothe, OH; four sisters; Ruby Ann HUDGINS and husband, Bradford of Concord, NC, Alice GRAY and husband Morris of Harbinger, NC, Joy HARRINGTON and husband, Mike of Dinwiddie, VA, and Margaret PINNEY of Wake Forest, NC and a Brother;  “HD” NEWSOME of Littleton, NC, and nine grandchildren.  A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10:00am at Grandy Assembly of God with the Rev. Steven KING officiating. Burial will take place in the Newsome Family Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Murphy family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Mary O'Neal MURPHY

CHESAPEAKE - Mary O'Neal MURPHY, 87, died Aug. 5, 2003 at her residence. She was a native of Poplar Branch, N.C. and retired from General Electric. She was predeceased by her husband, Maurice M. MURPHY and a son, Mark O. MURPHY.  Mrs. MURPHY is survived by seven children, Sherry M. TROUT and husband Harold of Chesapeake, John P. MURPHY and wife Saudi of Kennett Square, Pa., Maurice O. MURPHY and wife Kitt of Williamsburg, Gerry M. ARBIOS and husband Bob of Hohenburg, Germany, Carol METCALFE and husband Archie of Henderson, Nev., Anne D. MURPHY of Venice, Calif. and Mary M. GRIFFIN and husband Brian of Henderson; 15 grandchildren, Robin Owens SHAFFER, Jennifer Owens DION, Timothy MURPHY, Christopher MURPHY, Jeremy MURPHY, Kim ARBIOS, David ARBIOS, Shea METCALFE, Leigh METCALFE, Wendy METCALFE, Kathryn MURPHY, MacKenzie MURPHY, Caroline MURPHY, Tania WILLIFORD and Zachary MURPHY; and 10 great-grandchildren, Jessica SHAFFER, Christina SHAFFER, Zoe DION, Christopher MURPHY, Alexander MURPHY, Liam MURPHY, Kayla METCALFE, Chloe EAMES, Sydney MURPHY and Riley MURPHY.  The family members would like to extend this special thanks to the personnel at Colonial Home and to Bon Secours Hospice Nursing Staff for their kindness and care during Mary's illness.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Twiford's Funeral Home, 929 Battlefield Blvd. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Meadowbrook Cemetery.  (The Virginian - Pilot - Thursday, August 7, 2003)

John Pierce MURRAY

John Pierce MURRAY, 77, a retired chemist, died Oct. 27, 1992, in an Elizabeth City hospital.   Mr. MURRAY was born in Rutledge, Tenn. He had retired from the Norfolk Naval Air Station. He was a member of Moyock United Methodist Church; Currituck Masonic Lodge 463, A.F. & A.M.; Scottish Rite and York Rite bodies; Sudan Shrine Temple, New Bern; and Order of Eastern Star 218. He was a Navy veteran and was the widower of Mabel Townsend MURRAY.  Survivors include a son, James P. MURRAY of Miami; a brother, James K. MURRAY of Fairview Heights, Ill.; and two grandchildren.   The graveside service with Masonic rites will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Moyock Memorial Cemetery by the Rev. John WOODARD. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - October 29, 1992; pg. D5)

Maude Smith MURRAY

MOYOCK Mrs. Maude Smith MURRAY, age 77, died Saturday, October 1, 1966 at 8:30 a.m. in Albemarle Hospital. A native of Lee County, Va., she had lived in Moyock for several years where she was the agent for the Norfolk & Southern Railroad. She is survived by two sons: John Piece MURRAY of Moyock and James Kermith MURRAY of East St. Louis, Missouri; a sister, Mrs. Minnie Smith STEWART of Morristown, Tennessee; and 5 grandchildren. The body was taken to Twiford's Funeral Home in Elizabeth City. Funeral services will be conducted in Moyock Memorial Cemetery on Tuesday, October 4, 1966 at 3 p.m. EST by the Rev. Horace Lee McLAURIN of Moyock Methodist Church. The body will be taken from Twiford's Funeral Home in Elizabeth City to the cemetery. (The Virginian Pilot – Sunday, October 2, 1966)

William Henry MURROW

William Henry “Biggan” MURROW, 50, of Shawboro, NC, died Thursday, June 12, 2003 at Albemarle Hospital. He was born in Gainesville, FL to the late William and Martha Shimp STANLEY and was a well known self employed plumber in the Albemarle area.  Mr. MURROW is survived by his live-in companion for over four years, Carol A. Hogan PLICHTA; four sisters, Mary Ellen BURNHAM of Orlando, FL, Luella Rose SNOW of Jacksonville, FL, Floydeane Marie GOODWIN of Tampa, FL and Barbara Rose RILEY of Orlando, FL; and one brother, Wayne Thomas RUSHWORTH of Rome, GA.  The family will receive friends and relatives at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, Church St. on Monday, June 16, 2003 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. At other times the family will be at the residence.  (Twiford Funeral Home records)

Fred Claude MUSE

CURRITUCK - Fred Claude MUSE, 73, died in Chesapeake General Hospital on Friday, Aug. 26. He was a retired iron worker and bulkheader and a member of IAIW Local #79. Born in Currituck, he was the son of the late John and Minnie Hooker MUSE and widower of Nellie Dunford MUSE. Survivors include a daughter, Marie M. LAYDEN of Elizabeth City; a son, Bobby MUSE of Currituck; three brothers: Johnny MUSE of Chesapeake, Va., Major MUSE of Elizabeth City and Robert MUSE of Tennessee; and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 29 in Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City with burial in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, August 30, 1994; pg. 9A)

David Jackson MUSTIN, II

David Jackson MUSTIN II, 57, of Grandy, NC died Friday, April 12, 2013 at his home.  Born in Norfolk, VA, he was the son of the late Rufus David MUSTIN and Shirley Wilder Mustin FLORA.  Mr. MUSTIN is survived by his sister, Rebecca MORRISSETT and husband Leslie of Moneta, VA as well as many extended family members and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Walnut Island Community Center, 109 Faris Drive, Grandy, NC, 27930.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Mustin family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

William Joseph MYERS

BARCO - William Joseph MYERS, age 82, of Barco, NC, died Sunday, December 21, 2003 at Sentara Nursing Center, Barco, NC. He was born June 17, 1921 in Baltimore, MD, but lived most of his life in Fort Meade, FL, and had recently moved to North Carolina. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army. He was the son of the late William J. MYERS and Lillian Kirby MYERS, and the husband of Marian Baggett MYERS of the residence.  Besides his wife he is survived by one daughter, Lillian M. HURDLE and her husband Doug, Shawboro, NC; one granddaughter, Cindy OVERMAN and her husband, Mark; one grandson, Lance BECKETT; two great grandchildren, Sanders and Alyson OVERMAN; two sisters, Ann KIRKWALD and Irma SAMARGO. Mr. MYERS was predeceased by his son, William J. MYERS, JR. and a brother John MYERS.  An informal memorial service will be held Sunday, December 28, 2003 at 2:00 PM at Perkins Methodist Church, Shawboro, NC. The family will receive friends at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Doug HURDLE after the memorial service.  Twiford’s Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Wednesday, December 24, 2003)


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