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Andy RAFALEOWSKI

GRANDY
Andy RAFALEOWSKI, 78, of Grandy, died Friday, October 6 in Glen Falls, N.Y. He was a native of Wyandotte, Michigan and the husband of Betty RAFALEOWSKI. He was a dredge boat captain and a superintendent for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Chicago, Illinois. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #393 of Waddington, N.Y. and a Shriner, member of the Merchant Marines, American Legion Post #0288 of Coinjock, Ruritan Club of Grandy, and past president of Beavers Ambassador Club. Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Beverly SULLIVAN of Greenville; a son, Michael John RAFALEOWSKI of Tampa, Fla.; 5 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial services were to be conducted at Mr. Zion Methodist Church in Grandy at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 by the Rev. Lindy JONES. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, October 15, 1995; pg. 2B)

Stephen Paul RAINWATER

JARVISBURG - Steven Paul RAINWATER, 42, of Jarvisburg, NC, died Tuesday, December 28, 2004, in the Pitt Memorial Hospital. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and was a self-employed roofer. Mr. RAINWATER was the son of Paul Lee RAINWATER of Scottsville, Kentucky and the late Glenda Kaye Burton RAINWATER. He was a member of the Jarvisburg Church of Christ. Besides his father, Mr. RAINWATER is survived by four sons, Christopher Lee RAINWATER, Daniel Paul RAINWATER, Steven Ryan RAINWATER, and Shawn James RAINWATER all of Jarvisburg, NC; two sisters, Paige Denise EVANS and Michelle Lea STONE both of Jarvisburg, NC. He is also survived by his fiancé, Victoria Louise GRAY of Jarvisburg, NC.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, December 30, 2004, at 11:00am in the Jarvisburg Church of Christ by Minister Dennis CREHAN. There will be another funeral service in Somerset, Kentucky on January 2, 2005 with burial to follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery in Nancy, Kentucky. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Rainwater family.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, December 30, 2004; pg. 14A)

Alice Frances Tully RAMSEY

BARCO Alice Frances Tully RAMSEY, 91, of Barco, died August 22 in Albemarle Hospital. She was formally of Kill Devil Hills. She was a resident of Sentara Nursing Home since 1987. She was a native of the Back Bay area of Boston, Mass and a retired hotel manager. She was a member of St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Boston, Mass. Mrs. RAMSEY was the daughter of the late Thomas and Annie Brady TULLY and the widow of Willard Hilston RAMSEY. Survivors include one daughter, Dorothy L. WELCH of Elkton, Va.; one son, Harold Francis RAMSEY of Sebring, Fla.; one sister, Mary MORROW of Barco; and one brother, John TULLY [rest of obit cut off] (The Coastland Times – Thursday, August 26, 1993; pg. 8A)

Noah Matthew RANDALL

POWELLS POINT - Infant boy, Noah Matthew RANDALL, of 7934 Caratoke Hwy., Powells Point, NC, died Friday, October 13, 2006 at The Outer Banks Hospital. He was born in Norfolk, VA, on September 5, 2006.  Noah is survived by his parents, Memory A. BERRY and LaMont M. RANDALL of Powells Point, NC; a brother, Isaiah RANDALL of Powells Point, NC; maternal grandparents, Ray and Cindy BERRY of Grandy, NC; paternal grandparents, James and Joyce LEARY of Rocky Mount, NC; and several aunts and uncles.  A graveside service will be held Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 2:00 at Laurel Memorial Gardens with Minister Dennis CREHAN officiating. The family will be at the residence of the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray BERRY, 121 Barefoot Lane, Grandy, NC. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of funeral arrangements.  (Twiford's Funeral Home obituaries posted Monday, October 16, 2006)

Bonnie Sue RANK
 
GRANDY - Bonnie Sue RANK, 42, died Wednesday, February 19 at her residence. Miss RANK, a native of Bethesda, Md., was the daughter of William RANK of the residence and the late Flora Quick RANK. A graduate of East Carolina University, she was formerly a social worker in Delaware and Currituck and presently was a secretary for the maintenance department of the Dare County Board of Education in Manteo. She was involved, enjoyed and active in many sports and a member of Goose Creek Golf Club. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church By-the-Sea in Nags Head. Besides her father, she is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Ann RANK of Raleigh; three brothers: William C. RANK and wife Chris of Hopatcong, N.J., Robert P. RANK of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Bradley J. RANK and wife Sharon of Rhoadesville, Va. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 at Grace Lutheran Church By-the-Sea with the Rev. James P. LAUER officiating. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, February 23, 2003; pg. 15A)
 
Roy Gearhart RAST

POPLAR BRANCH - Roy Gearhart RAST, 67, died Saturday, January 4, in the Brian Center. He was born in Yacolt, Washington. Mr. RAST was retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service and formerly worked at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a sheet metal worker. He was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Ledbetter RAST of the home; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 3 p.m. in the Twiford Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City. Following the chapel services the family will greet friends in the lobby of the funeral home. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, January 7, 2003; pg. 10A)

Sarah Ledbetter RAST

Sarah Ledbetter RAST, 91, of Poplar Branch, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 at her residence. Born in Edgecombe County, she was the daughter of the late John H. LEDBETTER and the late Annie Ballance Parker LEDBETTER and was the wife of the late Roy G. RAST. Ms. RAST was a member of Poplar Branch Baptist Church. Ms. Rast is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth A. REECE and husband, Fred, of Hudson, and Annie M. FOX of Wilmington; a sister, Daisy L. LADER of Chesapeake, Va.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will take place on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Poplar Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Tom OLIVER officiating. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, is serving the RAST family.  (The Daily Advance - Wednesday, December 7, 2011)

Alton W. RAWLINGS

POWELLS POINT - Alton W. ``Buck'' RAWLINGS, 87, of the 100 block of N. River Beach Lane, died May 6, 2002. A funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Grandy Assembly of God. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – May 8, 2002)

Marie Barrett RAY

Marie Barrett RAY, a native of Moyock, died Jan. 26, 1991, in her home.  Mrs. RAY retired as a nurse from the Veterans Administration Hospital after 20 years and was formerly employed with Norfolk Community Hospital. She was the widow of Lawrence RAY.  Survivors include two daughters, Jean WORD of Capitol Heights and Ester FULTON of Fort Washington; a son, Maurice RAY of Suitland; a step-son, Tommy BAKER of Fort Washington; two sisters, Lillian BENNETT and Hattie WILLIAMS, both of Norfolk; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at noon Saturday in Evergreen Baptist Church. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery in Landover. Henry Washington & Son Funeral Home, Washington, D.C., is handling arrangements. Information was provided by Metropolitan Funeral Home, Norfolk.  (The Virginian-Pilot – January 30, 1991; pg. D4)

Edward Carneal REESE, JR.

MOYOCK - Edward Carneal REESE, JR., 50, of 149 Richard Shaw Road, Moyock, died Monday, May 22, at his residence. Funeral service will be in Christian Home Missionary Baptist Church, Moyock, Saturday, May 27, at 11 a.m. A.C. Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Friday, Mary 26, 2006)

Wilhelmina REGAN

KNOTTS ISLAND - Wilhelmina "Wilma" REGAN, 80, passed away Jan. 19, 2011 in her home. She was born in Philadelphia and was preceded in death by her husband, Harry REGAN. She was a retired telephone operator. She was a member of Charity United Methodist Church and Order of Sons of Italy, Roma Lodge No. 254 She is survived by four daughters, Patti MONTES and Holly, Laura BELTZ and husband Jim, Rose ADAMS, Susan THOMAS and Richard; nine grandchildren, Crystal, Wayne, Katy, Misty, Dan, Tricia, Carey, Christopher and Amber; five great-grandchildren, Clayton, Tori, Cayla, Abigail and Madison; seven brothers and sisters; and a host of nieces and nephews. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, with the Rev. Robert ROBERTSON officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday.  (The Virginian-Pilot – Friday, January 21. 2011)

Lemuel REID

KNOTTS ISLAND - Lemuel REID, 96, of the 100 block of W. Gibbs Road, died March 13, 2006. Born in Gibbs, N.C., he was the widow of Mary C. REID. He retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 39 years of service and was a member of New Oak Grove Baptist Church where he was a deacon emeritus. Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl BINGHAM of Norfolk; three sisters, Leliah HOLLOMAN, Esther HINES and Ruth FOREMAN, all of Virginia Beach; two grandchildren, DeSean BINGHAM and Bria BINGHAM; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by four brothers, two sisters, three sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law. A funeral will be held Friday at noon in New Oak Grove Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, with the Rev. Tyrone JOHNSON and the Rev. Samuel K. SHAW, eulogist. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. Community Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Wednesday, March 15, 2006)

Pearl Lindsey REID

Pearl Lindsey REID, 65, of Fisher Landing Road, died July 29, 1992, in her home.  Mrs. REID was born in Jarvisburg. She was a member of Macedonia Disciples Church of Christ, Poplar Branch, and Order of Eastern Star 150. She was president of Loving Charity Lodge.  Survivors include two nieces and a nephew.  The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday in Macedonia Disciples Church of Christ by Bishop O.T. NIXON. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  (The Virginian-Pilot – August 1, 1992; pg. D4)

Willie Alphonso REID

CHESAPEAKE, VA. Willie Alphonso REID, died Tuesday, January 15, 1991 in his home. A native of Currituck County, North Carolina and retired from Texaco, he was a member of New Oak Grove Baptist Church in Virginia Beach. Survivors include his wife, Henrietta REID; a son, John T. REID of Chesapeake; four sisters: Esther HINES, Lillian HOLLOMAN, Ruth FOREMAN and Miriah GREGORY, all of Virginia Beach; two brothers: Elijah REID and Lemuel REID, both of Norfolk; 10 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 1991 in New Oak Grove Baptist Church by the Rev. O.L. CROMWELL, II. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Fritchett Funeral Home is handling arrangement. (The Virginian Pilot – Friday, January 18, 1991)

Bryan W. REPASS

Bryan W. REPASS, 51, died Oct. 17, 1996. A funeral service will be conducted today in Moyock Memorial Park Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – October 18, 1996; pg. B4)

Shirley Ann Lewis RETHFORD

IN MAPLE - Mrs. Shirley Ann Lewis RETHFORD, age 45, died Saturday night [Sept. 17, 1983] at 8:00 p.m. in Norfolk General Hospital after a two year illness.  She was a native of Princess Ann County, Va. and had lived in Currituck County for 16 years.  She was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church.  Funeral services were Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel by Rev. Douglas ALLEN.  Burial followed in the Snowden Cemetery in Maple.  She was the daughter of Mrs. Bernice Nash DILLION of Chesapeake, Va. and Delbert H. LEWIS of Accomack County, Va., and the wife of George L. RETHFORD of the home.  Besides her parents and husband, she is survived by two daughters: Theresa and Lisa RETHFORD of the home; one son, Albert WARD of Chesapeake, Va.; one step-son, Michael RETHFORD of Maple.  (The Southern Post - September 21, 1983; pg. 11)

Mary Frances REYNOLDS

JARVISBURG - Mary Frances REYNOLDS, 70, of Michael Street, died Wednesday, September 20 at her residence.  Mrs. REYNOLDS was born in Parkersburg, W. Va., the daughter of the late Orville Blair and Lillian Parsons STATTS.  She was a nurse and attended Powells Point Baptist Church.  Mrs. REYNOLDS is survived by one daughter, Patti Ann REYNOLDS-MORRISETTE of Point Harbor; two sons: Gary Matthew REYNOLDS of Miami, Fla. and Mark Gregory REYNOLDS of Kill Devil Hills; one sister, Betty HUTCHINSON of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by a son, David Terrance REYNOLDS.  A graveside service was held Friday, Sept. 22 in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery by the Revs. Eugene McLAWHORN and Herbert HEMINGWAY.  Twiford's Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, was in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, September 24, 2000; pg. 12A)

Obie Daniel REYNOLDS, Jr.

Obie Daniel REYNOLDS, JR., 88, of 663 Sandy Hook Road, Shawboro, NC died after a long illness Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at the Albemarle Hospital.  Mr. REYNOLDS, a native of Roanoke, VA was the son of the late Obie Daniel REYNOLDS, SR. and Ivor Bray REYNOLDS. He is survived by his wife of sixty-three years, Evelyn Smithson REYNOLDS of the residence.  He was a retired truck driver from Texaco Oil Company. He was a US Coast Guard Veteran of WW II and saw action in the North and South Pacific.  He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and Hall Masonic Lodge # 53.  Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Ivor Christine Reynolds GABLER and husband Ron of Grandpas Ridge, TN; two sons, Obie D. REYNOLDS and wife Darlene of Warner Robins, GA and Gary W. REYNOLDS and wife Elaine of Brunswick, GA; five grandchildren, Rod DENNY, Khristen Reynolds CAPPELLI, Daniel REYNOLDS, Danielle REYNOLDS, and David REYNOLDS; and two great-granddaughters, Reagan DENNY and Hailey DENNY.  He was predeceased by a sister, Jean STOCKWELL and a brother, Bruce REYNOLDS.  A graveside funeral service will be Friday, March 4, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Bray Family Cemetery with the Rev. Rod DENNY officiating followed by Masonic Rites.  The family will receive friends at the residence. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Reynolds family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

James Earl RHINE

MOYOCK - James Earl "PopPop" RHINE, 77, of the 100 block of Camellia Drive, died Oct. 20, 2007, in his residence. A native of Blair, Pa., he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin RHINE and Margaret Sarah Hoffman RHINE and the widower of Olive Grace Zielinger RHINE. He was a diesel mechanic with the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, with his wife the proud owners of "Nannie and PopPop’s Attic" for 27 years and retired from the U.S. Navy having served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was a member of the Chesapeake Hunt Club, the Moyock Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion Post 288 and Moyock United Methodist Church. Mr. RHINE is survived by a daughter, Connie Rhine HOLDER of Moyock; two sons, Donald James "Butch" RHINE and Richard Lee RHINE, both of Moyock; two sisters, Ellen Elizabeth REIGH of Altoona, Pa., and Margie Louise SPENCER of Rochester, N.Y.; three brothers, Joseph Leroy RHINE of North Carolina, George Robert RHINE of Moyock and Benjamin Paul RHINE of Altoona; five grandchildren, Ralph Henry HOLDER, III, Jeanette Louise HOLDER, Cindy Ann SAWYER, Julie Ann RHINE and Donald James RHINE, II; and six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Judy Ann RHINE and a son, Robert Allen RHINE. The family will receive friends at the residence. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, October 23, 2007)

Robert Allen RHINE

IN MOYOCK - Robert Allen RHINE, 34, of Moyock, died January 14 in Virginia Beach, Va. of a heart attack.  he was the husband of Mrs. Lou Stephens RHINE and lived in Moyock for several years.  RHINE was a native of Altoona, Pennsylvania.  A funeral was held at 3 p.m. on January 17 in Twiford Colonial Chapel in Chesapeake, Va. by the Rev. Steve EASON.  Burial followed in Moyock Memorial Cemetery.  A crane operator, RHINE was a member of Local Union 147 and Moyock United Methodist Church where he served on the board of trustees.  He was also a member of the United Methodist Men's Organization.  RHINE served in the U.S. Navy.  Other survivors include James E. and Oliver Zerlinger RHINE of Moyock; three daughters: Miss Julie RHINE of Moyock [rest of obit cut off]  (The Southern Post - January 20, 1982)

Stanley John RICE

IN VIRGINIA BEACH - CPO Stanley John RICE, USN ret., 61, died Saturday in the Portsmouth Naval Hospital following a long illness.  He was a native of Colorado and had lived in Virginia Beach for the past 22 years.  Funeral services were conducted in the Twiford's Colonial Chapel in Chesapeake, Va.  Burial was in the Hampton Cemetery in Waterlily, N.C.  Mr. RICE was the son of Mrs. Bessie Root RICE of Orville, California and the late Dan RICE.  He was the widower of Lillie Erleen Waterfield, RICE.  Mr. RICE retired in 1961 as a Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service.  He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, a member of the N.A.S., Oceana C.P.O. Initiation Committee for the past 5 years.  Besides his mother, Mr. RICE is survived by two step-sons: Jack Lee ADAY and Jerry Edward ADAY, both of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters: Mrs. Portia WALTERS of Olathe, Colorado and Mrs. Delphna CHEATUM of Buck Eye, Arizona; 5 grandchildren.  (The Southern Post - September 1, 1982; pg. 8)

Bertha Seylaz RICH

BARCO Bertha Seylaz RICH, 96, of Barco, died Friday, July 8 in an Elizabeth City hospital. She was a native of Newark, N.J. and was a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Julius and Emma Ronner SEYLAZ and the widow of Chester RICH. She is survived by one sister, Helen PRYCE of Southern Shores. A memorial service will be scheduled at a late date. Twiford's Colony Chapel in Manteo is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, July 10, 1994; pg. 14A & Tuesday, July 12; pg. 5A)

Ethel Raley RICHARDS

Ethel Raley RICHARDS, 69, of Land O'Lakes, died Friday (Nov. 29, 1991) at Brian Center Nursing Care. She was born in Tell City, Ind., and came here in 1990 from Moyock, N.C. She was a punch press operator for Anderson Bolling and General Electric. She was a member of the Christian Church of Goshen (Ind.), the National Campers and Hikers Association and the Lunch Bunch in Land O'Lakes. Survivors include two sons, Owen E., Land O'Lakes, and James C., Goshen; two brothers, Albert RALEY, Pontiac, Mich., and Robert RALEY, Cannelton, Ind.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Duval Funeral Home, Northside Chapel, Tampa.  (St. Petersburg Times - Dec. 3, 1991; pg. 5)

David Keith RICHARDSON

COINJOCK - Mr. David Keith RICHARDSON, age 57, of 935 Waterlily Road, Coinjock, N.C., died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at his residence. Mr. RICHARDSON, born in Annapolis, Md., was the son of the late Frank RICHARDSON and Mildred Wolford RICHARDSON. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of Vietnam and a carpenter. Mr. RICHARDSON is survived by his beloved companion, Cathy HALL; a son, Philip RICHARDSON of Mechanicsville, Md.; a sister, Sandy PAYNE of Owings, Md.; three half-sisters, Serada BARTHOLMY, Marcia PEAKE, and Leila TRACY; and a half-brother, Chester TURNER. The family will receive friends at the residence at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 4, 2006.  Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church St., Elizabeth City, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Wednesday, March 1, 2006)

Eloise Aydlett RICKETSON

NASHVILLE, TN. Eloise Aydlett RICKETSON, 83, of Nashville, Tennessee, died Jan. 27 in her home. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Westlawn Memorial Park by the Rev. Walter HARRELSON. Twiford's Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. The family will be at the home of Mrs. Naomi CHESSON at 1115 Camden Ave. Mrs. RICKETSON was a native of Currituck, the daughter of the late N.T. TAYLOR and Lydia Duncan AYDLETT. She was the widow of Foster RICKETSON and she was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Belmont Baptist Church. Survivors include two sisters, Naomi CHESSON of Elizabeth City and Idella A. HARRELSON of Nashville, Tn.; and four brothers: Cyrus C. AYDLETT, Journey D. AYDLETT, Sanford D. AYDLETT, and W. Gaither AYDLETT, all of Elizabeth City. (The Coastland Times – January 30, 1990)

Julia Rae Hamilton RIDDICK

Julia Rae Hamilton RIDDICK, 88, of 405 N. Light Street, Columbia, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Chowan Hospital, Edenton.  Born in Moyock, N. C., December 26, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Joseph W. and Ada Davenport HAMILTON.  She was married to Rowland G. RIDDICK, SR. who preceded her in death and spent many of her working years with the former Texaco Oil Company in  Columbia. She was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.  Pastor James KOO and Rev. Frank ALEXANDER will officiate.  Interment will be in Azalea Memorial Gardens.  Surviving are a daughter, Alice Ann R. COHOON and her husband, Mike of Roper; a brother, Sterling HAMILTON and wife, Frances of Conway; granddaughters, Kim C. TYSON, Amy C. CRADDOCK and Lisa C. STEPTOE; three great-grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death  by a son, Rowland G. RIDDICK, JR. and four brothers, Joseph W. HAMILTON, JR., Thomas HAMILTON,, Albin HAMILTON and Edward HAMILTON.  Friends may visit with the family at Bryan Funeral Service, Columbia Chapel on Tuesday evening, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  (Bryan Funeral Service)

Mary E. RIDDICK

CHESAPEAKE, VA. Mary E. RIDDICK, 56, died June 18 in a Norfolk, Va. hospital. She was born in Perquimans County and was a member of Eastern Star Church of God in Christ in Elizabeth City. Survivors include two daughters: Doris DADE of Chesapeake and Martha RIDDICK of Hackensack, N.J.; two sons: Roy RIDDICK of Chesapeake and Michael RIDDICK of Powells Point; and 6 grandchildren. Funeral services were Monday in Eastern Star Church of God in Christ by Elder Andrew V. JOHNSON. Burial was in Macedonia Church of Christ Cemetery in Poplar Branch. Stallings Funeral Home in Elizabeth City handled arrangements. (The Coastland Times – June 23, 1992)

Walter RIDDICK

Walter RIDDICK (Rosh), 89, of 810 S. Bayview Road, Powells Point, died at Sentara Nursing Home, Barco, Monday, March 22, 2010. Funeral services will be held at Pleasant Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Powells Point, Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. James McCOY officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held at the funeral home, today from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The body will lie in state Saturday from 1:30 until the time of service. The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements. Mr. RIDDICK was the son of the late James E. RIDDICK, SR. (Jimbo) and the late Martha Boyd RIDDICK. Survivors include his wife, Naomi Winslow RIDDICK; one step-daughter, Beverly SAMPSON; one son, John James RIDDICK and wife, Cordelia; one step-son, Arthur WINSLOW, JR.; and one brother, James E. RIDDICK.  (Daily Advance - Friday, March 26, 2010)

Harry P. RITTER

Harry P. RITTER, son of Fred and Laura RITTER, died at Moyock, N.C. on Friday last, aged 12 years. (The Economist-Falcon – Friday, September 13, 1895; pg. 3)

Mary Condon RIVERS

MOYOCK - Mary Condon RIVERS, 93, formerly of Moyock, NC died November 10, 2005. She was born in Pascoag, Rhode Island to the late Thomas and Mary McGuiness CONDON and was the widow of the late Edward RIVERS.  She is survived by four grandchildren.  A memorial service will be held Thursday morning, November 17, 2005, at 11:00am in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC. Burial will be in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Poplar Brach, NC. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is handling the arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home Records online)

Kenneth Armistead ROACH. SR.

MAPLE - Kenneth Armistead ROACH, SR., 86, of Maple, died Oct. 4, 2011. He was born in Victoria, Va. on April 5, 1925, son of the late William Blackstone ROACH and Lottie Armistead ROACH; brother of the late William Jr., Raymond and Warren ROACH. He graduated from Victoria High School in 1943, worked at Camp Pickett drafted into the Army on July 5, 1943. Served in Gened, Manila during WWII, discharged s/sgt July 21, 1946, joined National guard in Jan. 1950, retired CW04 in April 1974 and then ran K&M Market in Currituck for a number of years. Mr. ROACH was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church in Maple, where he was honored to serve as Church Clerk and administrator and was a member of the American Legion and Sons of the Confederacy. He is survived by his wife, Marguerite Billmyer ROACH; his daughter, Joanne ROACH of Virginia Beach; and his son, Kenneth A. ROACH, JR. (Charline) of Chesapeake; three grandchildren, Jane Marie MOORE (Allen), Mary Ellen BRINSON (Stevie) and John Kenneth ROACH (Jennifer); eight great-grandchildren, Stephanie BERSCH (Michael), James MOORE (Blair), Dannyell, Anthonee, Ashleigh, Kenny G., Timmy and Josh; one great-great grandson, Allen MOORE, III. Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria, Va.   Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, Va. in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Thursday, October 6, 2011)

Nancy Lou O'Neil ROARK

GRANDY - Nancy Lou O’Neil ROARK, age 64, of Grandy, NC, died Friday, February 28, 2003 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mrs. ROARK, a native of Logan County, WV, was the wife of Carson Jack ROARK of the residence and the daughter of the late Harry O’NEIL and Bradie Bailey O’Neil ROARK. She was preceded in death by her step-father, William ROARK. Mrs. ROARK was a homemaker.  Survivors include two daughters, Linda Carol BROWN of Ottawa, WV and Cheryl ANDERSON of Grandy, NC; one son, David ROARK of Grandy, NC; two sisters, Linda Kay COPLEY and Doris BROWNING both of Man, WV; three brothers, Danny O’NEIL of Garfield Heights, OH, Donny O’NEIL of PA, and Sammy O’NEIL of Logan, WV; six grand children; and five great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Monday, March 3, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. at Poplar Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry BENSON officiating. Burial followed in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, March 4, 2003; pg. 5A)

Herbert Alan ROBBINS

COROLLA - Herbert Alan ROBBINS, 74, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte, Fla. Herb was born Oct. 20, 1936 in Brooklyn, N.Y. and spent most of his childhood in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin. He served in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant before completing his law degree from Northwestern University. Herb spent his career in service to state and federal government, retiring from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in 2002. Since then he and his wife, Bren lived in Corolla, where he took an active role in his community through volunteer service to many organizations such as the Currituck County Library, Corolla Fire & Rescue and other civic organizations. He was committed to furthering the ideals of the Democratic Party on the national, state and local levels. He loved to read, write, golf, play Scrabble and spend time with his family and friends. He was a generous and kind husband, father, grandfather, and friend who made a positive impact on the many lives he touched. He will be forever loved and admired by his family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife, Bren ROBBINS; his sons, Guy COPELAND, his wife Debbie and children Robbie, Sarah and Lauren; Ian COPELAND, his wife Kathy and their children, Dakota and Kassidy; his daughters, Gambol BOSMANS, her husband Kyle and their children Madeline and Alaina; and Anne COUNOUPAS, her husband Jim and their children Christopher, Alex and Daniel; his brother, Ted ROBBINS and his wife Phyllis and their family of Santa Rosa, Calif. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Corolla. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, May 1, 2001)

William Tyson ROBBINS

GRANDY - William "Bill" Tyson ROBBINS, 65, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2006. Mr. ROBBINS was born in Washington, D.C. to the late Floyd and Rosalind Tyson ROBBINS. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army, a Shriner and a Mason. Mr. ROBBINS enjoyed hunting, fishing and piloting. He was an active member of Poplar Branch Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon. Mr.. ROBBINS was predeceased by two daughters, Leighann and Malisa ROBBINS. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 19 years, Betsy Perry ROBBINS and children, Ty ROBBINS and wife, Pam, and Danny ROBBINS and wife, Karen, all of Snow Hill, N.C., Michael ROBBINS and wife, Heather, of Grandy, Jeremy PETERS and wife, Nicole and Katy PETERS, all of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; brother, Floyd ROBINSON of Raleigh; and eight grandchildren. A Masonic memorial service will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Sharon UMC in Poplar Branch. Burial and reception will follow at Poplar Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill THORN officiating.  (The Daily Advance - Wednesday, January 11, 2006)

Fannie Lee Muse ROBERSON

Fannie Lee Muse ROBERSON, 70, a homemaker, died July 31, 1993, in Portsmouth.  Mrs. ROBERSON was born in Currituck County, N.C. She was the widow of Alton L. ROBERSON, SR.  Survivors include two daughters, Joan D. STOKESBURY of Pamlico Beach, N.C., and Judy R. HEWITT of Chesapeake; two sons, Alton L. ROBERSON, JR. of Snug Harbor, N.C., and John I. ROBERSON of Chesapeake; four brothers, John MUSE of Chesapeake and Major MUSE, Fred MUSE and Robert MUSE, all of Elizabeth City; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.  She was pre-deceased by a daughter, Joyce HONEYCUTT and a son, Teddy L. ROBERSONThe graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Philip J. PARKER. The family will be at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, George Washington Highway Chapel, from 7 to 9 p.m. today.  (The Virginian-Pilot – August 2, 1993; pg. D2)

Charlie Sanderlin ROBERTS

SHAWBORO, NC - Charlie Sanderlin ROBERTS, age 91, of Shawboro, NC, died at his residence Thursday, January 9, 2003. He was born in Currituck County son of the late Thomas Marcellus and Lenora Sanderlin ROBERTS and was the husband of Mary Ellen Stevenson ROBERTS of the home. Mr. ROBERTS was a retired Farmer and attended Camden Baptist Church. He was a 60 year member of Hall Masonic Lodge #53 AF&AM.  Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Nora Florence ROBERTS, and Linda Roberts WOOD both of Shawboro, NC; four sons: Charles Fred ROBERTS of Elizabeth City, NC, Benjamin G. ROBERTS, SR. of Hertford, NC, Joe A. and A. Norman ROBERTS, SR. both of Shawboro, NC; one sister, Annie R. FLETCHER of Richmond, KY; ten grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Mr. ROBERTS was predeceased by one brother, Charlie ROBERTS, JR.  Graveside services will be Saturday, January 11, 2003 at 3:00 pm in the Roberts Family Cemetery with the Rev. Bob MADDEN and Rev. Charles WELLONS officiating.  Twiford’s Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements. .  (The Virginian-Pilot – January 10, 2003; pg. B7)

Captain Christopher Columbus ROBERTS

ROBERTS RITES TODAY - Funeral Services Will Be Held This Afternoon -  Funeral services for Captain Christopher Columbus ROBERTS, who died Sunday afternoon at the Marine Hospital in Savannah, will be held this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at Stuhr's Funeral Home, with the Rev. Sumner GUERRY, minister in charge of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd and St. Peters-by-the-Sea, officiating. Burial will be in Bethany Cemetery.  Captain ROBERTS, who resided at Station 6 1/2 Meeting Street Road, was a native of Coinjock, N.C. and was fifty-seven years old. For twelve years he was in command of one of the tugs of the Tuxbury Lumber Company.  Surviving are four daughters, Miss Mildred ROBERTS, Miss Ethel ROBERTS, Miss Nellie ROBERTS, and Mrs. L.B. RAINWATER; a son, Lesley ROBERTS; and a sister, Mrs. Helen MERCER.  Pallbearers will be J.C. SUYDAM, C.A. REICHLIE, G.A. CARPENTER, J.J. KORNEGAY, W.C. REEVES and C.W. COKER.  (The News & Courier [Charleston, S.C.] -  September 26, 1933, page 3)

George Frank ROBERTS, SR.

George Frank ROBERTS SR., 86, 74 Jeff Ave., Titusville, died Monday. Born in Shawboro, N.C., he moved to Titusville in 1987. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church, Shawboro. Survivors: wife, Estelle; son, Frank Jr., Virginia Beach, Va.; daughter, Elizabeth BURGESS, Titusville; brothers, Isaac, Kernersville, N.C., Joel, Titusville, James, Edward, Raymond, Wilbert, all of Shawboro; sisters, Ida ROBERTSON, Doris SKIBA, both of Shawboro; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Brevard Funeral Home North, Titusville.  (The Orlando Sentinel (Orlando, FL) - November 28, 1989; pg. B4)

Giffard Kenneth ROBERTS

Giffard Kenneth ROBERTS, 75, of 1396 Nixonton Road, Elizabeth City, NC, died Saturday, July 7, 2007 at Albemarle Hospital. He was born in Coinjock, NC, son of the late Oscar F. and Eva Gregory ROBERTS and was the widower of Aileen Burgess ROBERTS. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, where he retired as a Search & Rescue Senior Chief, a retired Master Captain of the Merchant Marines, and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. In previous years, Mr. ROBERTS was a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, C.P.O.A., and the Moose Lodge in Elizabeth City, NC.  Mr. ROBERTS is survived by a daughter, Janelle Roberts CARTER and husband Steve; a son, Wilson Jeffrey ROBERTS and wife Joyce; three sisters, Audrey FORBES and husband Tran, Jean HEATH and husband Bobby, and Stella McHORNEY; a brother, Oscar Wilson ROBERTS and wife Jimmie; and five grandchildren, Skyler, Alli, Matthew, Meaghan, and Henry. He was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Lorin ROBERTS and James Michael ROBERTS.  A memorial service will be held Friday, July 13, 2007 at 11:00 am in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Mark TANIS officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends following the service in the lobby of the funeral home. Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of funeral arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home obituary posted Tuesday July 10, 2007)

Helen Pritchard ROBERTS

Helen Pritchard ROBERTS, 79, died June 23, 1995. A funeral will be at 3 p.m. today in Providence Baptist Church. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – June 25, 1995; pg. B7)

James Monroe ROBERTS, JR.

James Monroe ROBERTS, JR., 81, died Nov. 16, 1994. A funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Providence Baptist Church, Shawboro. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 19, 1994; pg. B6)

Jimmie Prescott ROBERTS

Jimmie Prescott ROBERTS, 78 of 118 Bunch Road, Aydlett, NC, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Georgian Manor in Chesapeake, VA.  A native of Elberton, GA, she was the daughter of the late Wilbur PRESCOTT, SR., and Clara Belle Jones PRESCOTT and the widow of Oscar Wilson ROBERTS.  She was the former owner and operator of Colony Beach Florist in Virginia Beach, VA, Past President of Teleflora Corporation for the Tidewater Area Unit 804, and a member of Coinjock Baptist Church and Great Bridge Baptist Church.  Survivors include a daughter Teresa LEWIS and husband William Meade LEWIS of Wytheville, VA; two sons Wilson Glenn ROBERTS and wife Tempie of Chesapeake, VA, and Mark ROBERTS and wife Lauri of Elizabeth City, NC; a daughter-in-law Rose Ann ROBERTS of Virginia Beach, VA; two sisters, Dorothy Lorraine NETTLES of Jacksonville, FL and Barbara Jean WHITE of Virginia Beach, VA; ten grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  She was pre-deceased by a son Kenneth H. ROBERTS; two sisters, Kathryn Margaret SULLIVAN and Georgia Victoria WAGNER; and four brothers, Wilbur PRESCOTT, JR., Arthur Hayes PRESCOTT, Lyrie Parks PRESCOTT and Trie Clark PRESCOTT.  A funeral service will be held Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Coinjock Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles MOSLEY officiating.  Burial will follow in Snowden Cemetery in Maple, NC.  The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Great Bridge Baptist Church and immediately after the service in the church fellowship hall.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Roberts family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Kathleen Brumsey ROBERTS

Kathleen Brumsey ROBERTS, 79, died Jan. 14, 1992, in a Barco nursing home.  Mrs. ROBERTS was born in Barco and was a member of Providence Baptist Church. She was the widow of George Melvin ROBERTS.  Survivors include a daughter, JoAnn R. MORGAN of Shawboro; a sister, Amelia B. BROTHERS of Barco; a brother, Wallace A. BRUMSEY, SR. of Elizabeth City; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.  The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Providence Baptist Church.  (The Virginian-Pilot – January 15, 1992; pg. D5)

Lottie Evans ROBERTS

Lottie Evans ROBERTS, 70, of 1130 Commissary Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, January 23, 2012 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.  Born in Elizabeth City, NC, she was the daughter of Sarah Evans SPRUILL of Elizabeth City, NC and the late Arvin SAWYER and was the wife of Charles Frederick ROBERTS of the residence.  Mrs. ROBERTS was a homemaker and was the member of Providence Baptist Church.  Along with her mother and her husband of fifty-two years, Mrs. ROBERTS is survived by two sons, Roy ROBERTS and wife Angel of Chesapeake, VA, and David ROBERTS of Elizabeth City, NC; five grandchildren, Andrew ROBERTS and wife Daphne of Virginia Beach, VA, Samantha R. JENKINS and husband Chris of Virginia Beach, VA, Melissa R. COLANGELO and husband Tony of Chesapeake, VA, David ROBERTS, II and Michael ROBERTS, both of Elizabeth City, NC; and two great-grandchildren, Alexander ROBERTS and Wesley JENKINS.  A funeral service will be held Friday, January 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Barry JENKINS, SR. officiating.  Burial will follow in the Roberts Family Cemetery, Indiantown Road, Shawboro, NC.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Roberts family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Mary Ellen Stevenson ROBERTS

SHAWBORO - Mary Ellen Stevenson ROBERTS, 87, of the 200 block of Indiantown Road, died May 14, 2005 in her home. Mrs. ROBERTS was born in Pasquotank County and was the daughter of the late Thomas Isaiah and Ida Holmes STEVENSON.  A homemaker, she was a member of Camden Baptist Church and Indian Ridge Chapter #319 of the Order of the Eastern Star.  She and her husband, the late Charlie ROBERTS, were former residents of Low Gap, N.C. and while there were members of Mountain View Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Charlie ROBERTS, JR.; sisters: Mildred S. POWELL and Edna S. BURGESS, and brothers: Elwood Thomas STEVENSON, Marshall Holmes STEVENSON and Ralph Louis STEVENSON.  Surviving are two daughters: Nora Florense ROBERTS and Linda R. WOOD and husband Lowell, both of Shawboro.  Four sons: Charles Fred ROBERTS and wife Lottie of Elizabeth City, Benjamin G. ROBERTS, SR. and wife Inez of Hertford, Joseph A. ROBERTS and wife Sylvia and A. Norman ROBERTS SR. and wife Gloria, both of Shawboro; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  A graveside service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Roberts Family Cemetery near the home and will be officiated by the Rev. Rob MADDEN and the Rev. Charles WELLONS.  Eastern Star Rites will be accorded.  Miller Funeral Home, Edenton, is in charge.  (Daily Advance - Sunday, May 15, 2005)

Nora Florence ROBERTS

Nora Florence ROBERTS, 66, of the 200 block of S. Indiantown Rd., Shawboro, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Pungo District Hospital, Belhaven, N.C. Ms. ROBERTS was born in Currituck County and was the daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Ellen Stevenson ROBERTS. A former resident of Low Gap, N.C., and former member of Mountain View Baptist Church, she was a longtime page with the Eastern Star, a graduate of TOPS weight-loss program and a member of Camden Baptist Church. Surviving are a sister, Linda R. WOOD and her husband, Lowell, of Shawboro; and brothers, Charles F. ROBERTS and wife, Lottie, of Elizabeth City, Benjamin G. ROBERTS, SR. and wife, Inez, of Hertford, Joseph A. ROBERTS and wife, Sylvia, and A. Norman ROBERTS and wife, Gloria, all of Shawboro. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Providence Baptist Church by the Revs. Charles H. WELLONS and Charles M. STEVENS. Burial will be private in the family cemetery. Friends may join the family following the service in the church social hall and all other times at the home of her sister, 218 S. Indiantown Rd., Shawboro.  Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, Edenton, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Thursday, January 18, 2007)

Oscar Wilson ROBERTS

Oscar Wilson ROBERTS, 78, of 118 Bunch Road, Aydlett, N.C., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007 at Chesapeake General Hospital. Mr. ROBERTS was born in Currituck County, N.C., and was the son of the late Oscar F. ROBERTS and Eva Gregory ROBERTS. Mr. ROBERTS was retired from the Atlantic Yacht Basin as a special project manager. He began his career with Pat O'NEAL at Pat's Boat Shop in Coinjock. Throughout the years he developed skills to build and create boats and decoys which reflected his love for the water and wildlife of Currituck County. Many of his creations can be seen at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Corolla. Survivors include his wife Jimmie Prescott ROBERTS; his daughter, Teresa LEWIS and husband, William Mead LEWIS, of Wytheville, Va.; his sons, Wilson Glenn ROBERTS and wife, Tempie, of Chesapeake, Va., and Mark ROBERTS and wife, Lauri, of Elizabeth City, N.C.; his daughter-in-law, Roseanne ROBERTS of Virginia Beach, Va.; his sisters, Audrey FORBES of Kitty Hawk, N.C, Jean HEATH and Stella McHORNEY, both of Chesapeake, Va.; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth H. ROBERTS and one brother, Kenneth ROBERTS. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Coinjock Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles MOSLEY and Jeff UNDERWOOD officiating. Burial will follow in Snowden Cemetery in Maple, N.C. The family will receive friends today at Twiford Funeral Home, 929 Battlefield Blvd. South, Chesapeake, Va. from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m., and following the service at the church, and other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church St., Elizabeth City is assisting the Roberts family with arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Monday, November 26, 2007)

Raymond ROBERTS

Raymond ROBERTS, 81, of 456 South Indiantown Road, Shawboro, N.C., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007 at Albemarle Hospital. Mr. ROBERTS was born in Currituck County, N.C., and was the son of the late James Monroe and Ida Perkins ROBERTS. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church, an a former deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was a past president of the Pasquotank, Camden and Currituck Farm Bureaus. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Smithson ROBERTS; son, Randy Ray ROBERTS, SR. and wife, Wendy, of Shawboro, N.C.; brothers, Edward ROBERTS and Wilbert ROBERTS of Shawboro, N.C.; sisters, Ida ROBERTSON and Doris SKIBA of Shawboro, N.C.; two grandsons, Randy Ray ROBERTS, JR. and Ridge Harrison ROBERTS. He was predeceased by an infant son, Isaac ROBERTS. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Charles STEVENS officiating. The family will receive friends at the home, 456 South Indiantown Road, Shawboro, N.C. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church St., Elizabeth City, N.C., is assisting the ROBERTS family with arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Tuesday, October 9, 2007)

Thelma Pope ROBERTS

SHAWBORO - Thelma Pope ROBERTS, 78, of Indiantown Road, died Feb. 24, 2002. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Roberts Family Cemetery. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – February 25, 2002; pg. B7)

Thomas Wilson ROBERTS

MANNS HARBOR - Thomas Wilson ROBERTS, 73, died Saturday, October 4 at a Barco nursing facility.  Mr. ROBERTS was born in Detroit, Michigan and worked at the Manns Harbor Marina.  He also owned and operated a computer repairs and sales store in Manteo.  He was the son of the late Charles David and Dorothy Evelyn Keating ROBERTS.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at the Church of God of Prophecy in Manteo with the Rev. Steve CREWS officiating. Twiford's Colony Chapel in Manteo is assisting family with arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, October 7, 2003; pg. 14A)

Wilbert Perkins  ROBERTS

SHAWBORO - Wilbert Perkins ROBERTS, 82, of 501 North Indiantown Road, Shawboro, N.C., died Saturday, Aug. 7, at his home. Born in Currituck County, N.C., he was the son of the late James Monroe "Jim" ROBERTS and the late Ida Perkins ROBERTS and was the husband of Frances Cartwright ROBERTS of the home. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and a retired farmer. Along with his wife, Mr. ROBERTS is survived by a son, Harvey ROBERTS and wife Elaine of Shawboro, N.C.; a daughter, Charlotte Roberts GRIER and husband Roy of Midlothian, Va.; five grandchildren, Julie ROBERTS and husband Kevin, Jackie Roberts CASEY and husband Tommy, Sara Grier JOHNSON and husband Jeff, Caroline GRIER and Catherine GRIER; six great-grandchildren, Jay ROBERTS, Claire and Allie CASEY, and Wesley, Luke and Jillian JOHNSON; a sister, Doris SKIBA of Shawboro, N.C.; and a brother, Edward ROBERTS of Shawboro, N.C. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank, Vernon, Walter, Isaac, James, Joel, Raymond and Ralph ROBERTS; and his sister, Ida ROBERTSON. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 10, at 2 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church with the Revs. Charles STEVENS and Charles WELLONS officiating. Burial will be in the Roberts Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the social hall of the church and at other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to Providence Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 140, Shawboro, N.C. 27973; or to Albemarle Hospice, P.O. Box 189, Elizabeth City, N.C. 27907. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, N.C., is assisting the Roberts family.  (The Daily Advance - Tuesday, August 10, 2010)

William Edward  ROBERTS

SHAWBORO - William Edward ROBERTS, 97, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 16, 2012. He was one of 12 children born to the late J.M. and Ida P. ROBERTS. A retired farmer, he was a former Currituck County Commissioner and a member of Providence Baptist Church where he faithfully served his Lord. Surviving are his wife of 73 years, Nellie G. ROBERTS; a son, Glenn E. ROBERTS and wife, Sandra; a granddaughter, Bonita SOHN and husband, Kenny; four great-grandchildren, Christopher, Savannah, Kenita, and Toby; and a sister, Doris SKIBA, all of Shawboro. Nine brothers and a sister preceded him in death. Graveside services will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Roberts Cemetery, 463 N. Indiantown Road, Shawboro, and will be officiated by the Revs. Charles STEVENS and Charles WELLONS. Visitation will be immediately following the graveside service. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Providence Baptist Church, P.O. Box 140, Shawboro, NC 27973. Miller & Van Essendelft, Funeral and Cremation Providers, Hertford, is assisting the family with arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Wednesday, January 18, 2012)

Delores Evans ROBERTSON

Delores Evans ROBERTSON, 60, of the 400 block of Glade St., died July 12, 1990, in a Barco nursing home. Mrs. ROBERTSON, a native of Camden, was a member of Samuel Chapel Holiness Church.  Survivors include a daughter, Sonsaray ROBERTSON, and a son, Clarence ROBERTSON, JR., both of Elizabeth City; a foster son, Raymond SEARS of Delaware; three sisters, Mary GREGORY of Hertford, Geneva WILSON of Rocky Mount and Beulah WILSON of Camden; five brothers, Preston EVANS of Currituck, Marvin EVANS and Nathaniel EVANS, both of Camden, and Clayton EVANS and John H. EVANS, both of Baltimore; and three grandchildren.  The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Samuel Chapel Holiness Church by Elder Little Joe POWELL, SR. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Walson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.  The Virginian-Pilot - July 14, 1990; pg. B2)

Ida Ophelia Roberts ROBERTSON

Ida Ophelia Roberts ROBERTSON, age 90 of 456 Indian Town Road, Shawboro, N.C., died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. ROBERTSON was born in Currituck, N.C., the daughter of the late James Monroe ROBERTS and Ida Charlotte Perkins ROBERTS and was the widow of Samuel Thompson ROBERTSON. She was a retired Home Economist, a member of Providence Baptist Church, and a lifetime member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. She was a graduate of East Carolina University. Mrs. Robertson is survived by one sister, Doris R. SKIBA of Shawboro, N.C.; and two brothers, Edward ROBERTS and Wilbert ROBERTS, both of Shawboro, N.C. She was predeceased by eight brothers. Graveside services will be conducted today, October 1, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Charles M. STEVENS officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of her sister-in-law, Marjorie ROBERTS, 456 Indian Town Road, Shawboro, N.C. Twiford's Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the ROBERTSON family.  (The Daily Advance [Elizabeth City, NC] – Wednesday, October 1, 2008)

Belle West ROBINS

NORFOLK - Belle West ROBINS, 85, passed away Oct. 21, 2011 in Harbor Pointe Medical and Rehabilitation Center. Belle was born to the late Fitzhugh and Inez WEST in Moyock, N.C., May 25, 1926. Belle was a valedictorian of her high school graduating class at Moyock High School in 1943. Later Belle relocated to Norfolk and was employed by the old Morris plan bank in Norfolk as a bookkeeper. Belle was an active member of Larchmont Baptist Church for more than 50 years. She was past president of the Mary Martha Ladies Bible Class. Belle had been a type 1 diabetic from 13 years of age. During her life, she participated in several diabetic support groups. Belle is survived by her husband, Emmett; her son, John Timothy ROBINS; sister, Birchen "Bert" ROUSH; and four nephews, Walter GROOMS and wife Kim of Moyock, N.C., Steven GROOMS and wife Laura of Chesapeake, James GROOMS and wife Dot of Kannapolis, N.C., Mike GROOMS and wife Shannon of Tampa, Fla.; and special relative and friend, Carmen GROOMS of Virginia Beach. Belle and Emmett celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary this year on Jan. 7, 2011. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at Forest Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. John DEAN officiating. The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, October 22, 2011)

Brandon Wayner ROBINSON

Brandon Wayne ROBINSON, 29, of 118 Sedgefield Road, Moyock, NC passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013.  Born in Virginia Beach, VA, he was the son of Joseph David and Stephanie Marie Cheracles ROBINSON of Moyock, NC.  Brandon was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who served two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and was a proud member of the color guard. He was a student at Elizabeth City State University where he was nearing his degree in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Mechanical Engineering.  He graduated from Kinston Aviation School and had obtained his private pilot’s license.  In addition to his parents, Brandon is survived by his fiancé, Heather PERLIN of Moyock, NC; a daughter, Bella Marie ROBINSON; a sister, Paige Marie ROBINSON and fiancée Taylor SARGENT of Moyock, NC; grandfather, Manuel CHERACLES of Virginia Beach, VA; aunts and uncles, Joy Sylene CHERACLES of Chesapeake, VA, Andrea CURRY and husband Tracy of Moyock, NC, Tony CHERACLES and wife Theresa of Virginia Beach, VA, Ray ROBINSON and wife Karen of Cookeville, TN. Todd ROBINSON of Delaware and Pamela SARGENT of Delaware; cousins, Jason CHERACLES, Tiffany CHERACLES, Nick CURRY, Alexander CURRY, Aiden CHERACLES, Trevor CHERACLES, Arelius CHERACLES, Joseph SARGENT, Lisa HAINES,Teresa GAILEY,  Alyssa CROSSAN and Tara ROBINSON; and a niece, Ava SARGENT. He will be missed by his faithful companions Deegan and Layla.  Brandon is also survived by a large, extended military family. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Barbara CHERACLES, Elizabeth ROBINSON and Joe Oliver ROBINSON; and his uncle, Wayne ROBINSON.  Brandon was a hard worker who lived life to the fullest and enjoyed fishing, motor cross, being outdoors and spending time with his family who loved him deeply. He was a honorable marine and had a great love for his country and the brothers he found along his journey. He was a dependable and responsible father and loved his daughter wholeheartedly. His beautiful spirit will live and remain in the hearts of all who knew and loved him. Brandon, we will be lost without you. We will miss you every minute of every day. Rest in peace  - until we meet again.  A memorial service with military honors will take place Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Pilmoor United Methodist Church with Pastor Brian WINGO officiating.  The family will receive friends following the service.   Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel,405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Robinson family.  Twiford Funeral Home)

Herbert Dennis ROBINSON

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Herbert Dennis ROBINSON, 71, died Saturday, April 20 at the Albemarle Hospital. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He was retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years, serving in WWII and Korea. He was retired from the Civil Service, having worked as a nuclear electronic instructor at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was also a member of the Fleet Reserve and a Catholic. He was the husband of Lorilee Hoover ROBINSON of the home and the son of the late Ralph Roland and Margaret Hennessey ROBINSON. Survivors include two daughters: Glory BOND of Arapahoe and Nancy WOOLERY of Virginia Beach, Va.; one son, Dennis R. ROBINSON of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters: Margaret Ann TJADEN of San Antonio, Texas and Frances BENESH of Houston, Texas; and 4 grandchildren: Chad POLHAMUS of Virginia Beach, Robin HORTON of Hampton, Va., Kelly and Krystle WILLIAMS of Virginia Beach. A funeral will be held in the Chapel of Twiford Colonial Chapel, Great Bridge, on Tuesday, April 23 at 1 p.m. with Father Edward L. RICHARDSON officiating. Burial will follow with full military honors at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Twiford Funeral Homes in Chesapeake, Va. is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, April 23, 1996; pg. 10A)

John Edward ROBY

HARBINGER - John Edward ROBY, 66, died Jan. 24, 2005, in Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. Mr. ROBY was born in St. Mary's, Ohio, the son of Ralph and Eleanor ROBY. After more than 30 years of service with the Defense Logistics Agency, he retired to the Outer Banks of North Carolina with his wife, Nancy in 1995. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed all the outdoor activities the area had to offer. He enjoyed boating and fishing, was an avid golfer and a computer enthusiast. He was a member of Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, where he was Knight of the Year in 1969. Mr. ROBY is survived by his wife, Nancy Lou Kinninger ROBY of the residence; a daughter, Cathy BUCK and husband Chris of Richmond, Va.; three sons, Jeff ROBY and wife Becky of Richmond, Greg ROBY and wife Carol of Ellicott City, Md., and Mark ROBY of Alexandria, Va.; a sister, Martha BOEHMER and husband Jim of St. Mary's and Donald ROBY and wife Toni of Solomon's Island, Md.; and seven grandchildren, Erin, Kyle and Laurey BUCK, Emma and Jessica ROBY and Dana and Ethan ROBY. A funeral will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church, Kitty Hawk, with Father Bill WALSH officiating. The family will receive friends at Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. with a prayer service at 8 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Wednesday, January 26, 2005)

Emerson M. RODGERS

DUCK Emerson M. RODGERS, 79, died Tuesday at 3:40 p.m. in the family home in Duck after an illness of 8 days. He was a native of Coinjock and lived in Duck 37 years. He was a son of Jim and Mrs. Harriett Walker RODGERS and was a retired carpenter. He was a member of Assembly of God Church at Poplar Branch. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lillie Meekins RODGERS; a step-son, G.W. SLADE of Norfolk, Va.; a sister, Mrs. Jennie WATERFIELD of Aydlett; a brother, Ned RODGERS of Wanchese; and 7 step-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted in his home Friday at 2 p.m. by the Rev. Woody BARNES. Burial will be in the family cemetery at Duck. The body will be taken from Twiford Funeral Home in Duck Friday morning. (The Coastland Times – January 6, 1961)

Lillie Veston Crank RODGERS

NORFOLK, VA. Mrs. Lillie Veston RODGERS, 73, widow of Emerson RODGERS and daughter of Caleb and Mrs. Martha CRANK, died in her home on Peterson Street Monday at 6:30 a.m. She was a native of Currituck County and lived in Kitty Hawk most of her life before moving to Norfolk four months ago. She was a member of Kitty Hawk Baptist Church. Surviving are a son, George Walton SLADE of Norfolk; a brother, Elmer E. CRANK of Norfolk; two step-daughters: Mrs. Lovie SAWYER of Wanchese and Mrs. Eva OUTLAW of Grandy; 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. The body was taken from Derry-Twiford Funeral Home to Twiford Funeral Home in Manteo. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Austin Cemetery in Kitty Hawk by the Rev. Horace L. McLARIN of Kitty Hawk Baptist Church. (The Coastland Times – January 21 & 24, 1964)

Doris Mae ROGERS

Doris Mae ROGERS died Dec. 6, 1996, in Chesapeake General Hospital.  Mrs. ROGERS was born in Moyock, N.C., and was the widow of Frank E. ROGERS, SR. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, Berkley, and retired 27 years ago from Jordan Home Specialties in Norfolk as a salesperson after 15 years of service.  Survivors include a daughter, Barbara DOZIER of New York City; four sons, Frank E. ROGERS, JR. and Michael E. ROGERS of Newport News, Phillip F. ROGERS of Virginia Beach and Kevin D. ROGERS Sr. of Chesapeake; three daughters-in-law, Vanessa B. ROGERS of Chesapeake, Connie P. ROGERS of Virginia Beach and Verlene D. ROGERS of Newport News; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many other surviving relatives and friends.  A funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Antioch Baptist Church, Berkley, Norfolk, by the Rev. Dr. I. Joseph WILLIAMS. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park, Chesapeake. The family will be at 2500 Burfoot St., Chesapeake. Fitchett Funeral Home is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – December 9, 1996; pg. B6)

Orville Wright ROGERS

Orville Wright ROGERS, 96, passed away on March 19, 2013. He was born in Waterlily, NC, the son of the late William “Ned” ROGERS and Caroline Scarborough ROGERS. He retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 33 years of service and was a WWII veteran, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. and also worked with the C.C. camps. Mr. ROGERS was also employed with the Dare County Airport, Buildings and Grounds, and Animal Control. He loved to fish, shrimp and crab, and always had a garden.  Mr. ROGERS is survived by two daughters, Patricia Rogers SHELL and Marcy Rogers MANN and husband, Edward Lee; two grandchildren, Tess MEEKINS and husband, Shaylor, and Dallas TWYNE; two sisters Alma R. DOUGHTY and husband, Kenneth, and Nell R. TILLETT.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Tessie Tillett ROGERS and a sister, Lessie Rogers TILLETT.  Funeral Services will be held at Bethany United Methodist Church on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:00 am with Rev. Dr. Jerome SMITH officiating. Burial will follow in Cudworth Cemetery. Friends may join the family on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:30pm at Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo and at other times at 182 Creef’s Ridge Road, Manteo.   Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Katie Mae ROLLE

NEW YORK - Katie Mae ROLLE, 78, 1909 Amsterdam Ave., New York, N.Y., died at Presbyterian Hospital, New York, Monday, Jan. 23, 2006. Funeral service will be held at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Jarvisburg, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Walter JONES as pastor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. ROLLE was a native of Currituck County and the daughter of the late Rev. Spencer BRIGHT and Bettie Goodman BRIGHT, and the wife of the late Joseph H. ROLLE. She is survived by a daughter, Bettye Rita ROLLE; three sons, Allen C. ROLLE, Donald D. ROLLE and Warren R. ROLLE; and eight grandchildren.  (Daily Advance - Saturday, January 28, 2006)

Terry Lee ROLLER

SHAWBORO - Terry Lee ROLLER, 53, of the 100 block of N. Gregory Road, died Jan. 15, 2001, at Pitt Memorial Hospital. Mr. ROLLER was born in East Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Jenetta Midgett WILLIAMS and the late Valton WILLIAMS. He was a member of Perkins United Methodist Church. Besides his mother, Mr. ROLLER is survived by a sister, Cheryl BLANK and husband, David J. BLANK, of Elizabeth City; three brothers, Larry WILLIAMS and wife, Celeste WILLIAMS, of Grandy, N.C., Tom WILLIAMS and wife, Julie WILLIAMS, of South Mills, N.C., and Gage WILLIAMS of Shawboro. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the lobby of the funeral home.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Norma Roberts ROMM

Norma Roberts ROMM, 91, of 141 Moyock Landing Road, Moyock, NC died Friday, August 9, 2013 at Sentara Barco Nursing Home.  She was born January 9, 1922 in Key West, FL, and was the daughter of the late Ernest ROBERTS and Dora M. Deyo ROBERTS and the widow of Dr. William ROMM.  She is survived by a daughter, Nancy Romm HOUCHENS and husband Butch of Charlottesville, VA; two sons, James E. ROMM, II, and companion Jo Anne HALE, William H. ROMM, JR. and wife Kathy, all of Moyock, NC; a daughter-in-law, Mary R. ROMM of Currituck, NC; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by a son, Robert Haner ROMM.  A special thanks to Geraldine MERCER, a longtime member of the family.  She graduated in 1943 from the University of Virginia School of Nursing.  She was past president of the Moyock Woman’s Club, past chairman of the Currituck County School Board, past chairman of the Currituck County Library Board, past chairman of the Currituck County Senior Center Board, past member of the Currituck County Library Foundation Board, member of the Betsy Dowdy Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, lifetime member of the Huguenot Society of New Paltz, NY, appointed by Governor Luther HODGES to membership on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Citizens for Better Schools in 1961, presented the Governor’s Award by Governor James B. HUNT for Outstanding Service to the Currituck County Library in 1997, recipient of the Grace Austin Award by the Currituck County Library in 2003, and a member of Pilmoor Untied Methodist Church.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10:30 at Moyock Baptist Church with the Rev. Vic RAMSEY and the Rev. Brian WINGO officiating.  Burial will follow in Moyock Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence of the son, William H. ROMM, 306 Pudding Ridge Rd., Moyock, NC.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the ROMM family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Hennie Younger RORER

BARCO - Hennie Younger RORER, 96, of Caratoke Hwy., died Nov. 3, 2005, at Sentara Barco Nursing Home. Mrs. RORER, a native of Halifax County, Virginia, was the daughter of the late Willie Fletcher YOUNGER and Rosa Shaphard YOUNGER and the widow of Adrien Bell RORER. She was a chief clerk for C&P Telephone for 45 years, a member of Fort Hill United Methodist Church and a life member and past president of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Mrs. RORER is survived by a son, John D. RORER and wife Deborah Cundiff Rorer of Moyock; a brother, William Lester YOUNGER of Richmond, Va.; and two grandchildren, Adrienne Kate Rorer WATSON and John Alexander RORER. A memorial service will be held at a later date at McKendree United Methodist Church. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, is assisting the Rorer family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, November 5, 2005)

Georgia M. ROSA

Georgia M. ROSA, of the 600 block of E. Princess Anne Road, died April 2, 2003. She was born in Currituck, N.C.  The widow of Phillip ROSA, she was a member of the United House of Prayer for All People No. 1, Church Street. She was the housekeeper for three bishops.  Survivors include four sisters, Ann WASHINGTON, Katie WYNN and Rosa SPELLMAN, all of Norfolk, and Elmira DARENSBOURG of New York; three brothers, Enoch WILLIAMS and Andrew WILLIAMS, both of Norfolk, and Henry WILLIAMS of Washington, D.C.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  A funeral will be held at noon Saturday at United House of Prayer For All People No. 1, Norfolk, by Apostle W.R. Scott with burial in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Community Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – April 4, 2003; pg. B8)

Ennis Edward ROSE, JR.

Ennis Edward ``Buddy Man'' ROSE, JR., 71, of Moyock, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1995, at Chesapeake General Hospital.  He was a native of Currituck County, a member of Moyock Baptist Church and was a retired farmer and logger. Mr. ROSE was the son of the late Ennis Edward ROSE, SR. and the late Eunice Sawyer ROSE and was the husband of Mrs. Nora Baker ROSE of the home.  Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mary Rose ROMM of Currituck; three sons, William "Billy" ROSE of Currituck, Ronnie ROSE and Paul Cecil ROSE, both of Moyock, N.C.; one son-in-law, Robert H. ROMM; three daughters-in-law, Debra Y. ROSE, Lisa P. ROSE and Janet W. ROSE. He is also survived by five sisters, Marion COTTER of Shawboro, Vivian HODGES of Chesapeake, Clara PHELPS of Gainesville, Ga., Alma ROUNDTREE of South Mills, and Juanita HARRIS of Hertford; two brothers, Louis ``Little Bud'' ROSE and Thomas L. ROSE, both of Moyock; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at Moyock Baptist Church at 3 p.m. Friday by the Rev. Vic RAMSEY. Burial will follow in Moyock Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends and relatives Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Twiford Memorial Chapel, Church Street, Elizabeth City.  (The Virginian-Pilot – January 25, 1995; pg. B6)

Kristina Eve ROSE

CURRITUCK Kristina "Kristi" Eve ROSE, 17, died April 22 in UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill. Kristi was born in Elizabeth City to Bill and Debbie Young ROSE. She was a junior at Currituck High School and a member of Pilmoor United Methodist Church. Surviving in addition to her parents are a sister, Casey ROSE; and a brother, James ROSE, all of Currituck; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis YOUNG and maternal great-grandmother, Virginia WINDLEY, all of Gates County; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. ROSE, JR. of Currituck; and paternal great-grandmother, Minnie BAKER of Bertie County. Funeral services were held Friday in Pilmoor United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jerry JACKSON. Burial was in Moyock Memorial Cemetery. Twiford Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City was in charge. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, April 26, 1992)

Nora Ellen Baker ROSE

MOYOCK - Nora Ellen Baker ROSE, 75, of Tulls Creek Road, died Tuesday, March 12 at Chesapeake General Hospital.  She was born in Bertie County on June 26, 1926 to the late William Grady and Minnie Kirl BAKER and was the widow of Ennie E. ROSE, JR.  She is survived by a daughter, Mary Rose ROMM of Currituck; three sons: William E. ROSE and wife Debi, Ronnie E. ROSE and wife Lisa and Paul C. ROSE and wife Janet, all of Currituck; a sister, Lois B. HASSELL of Roper; a brother, Elvin BAKER of Gloucester, Va.; and nine grandchildren: Jamie, Casey, Molly, Grady, Emily, Tyler and Abigail ROSE and Robert and Mary Willoughby ROMM.  She was predeceased by two brothers: Arvin BAKER and Delton BAKER and three grandchildren: David, Kristi and Zachary ROSE.  Funeral services were held Thursday in Moyock Baptist Church with the Rev. Vic RAMSEY officiating.  Burial was in Moyock Cemetery.  Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, March 17, 2002; pg. 14A)

Paul Cecil ROSE

Paul Cecil ROSE, 52, of 212 Poyners Road, Moyock, NC, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at his home. He was born in Moyock on December 15, 1961 to the late Ennis Edward ROSE, JR., and Nora Baker ROSE.  Mr. ROSE was a commercial fisherman, owner of Paul Rose Seafood, and Chairman of the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission.  Mr. ROSE is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Janet Williams ROSE. He was the proud father of a son, Matthew Tyler ROSE and a daughter, Abigail Lee ROSE.   He is also survived by two brothers, William “Billy” ROSE (Debi) of Currituck and Ronnie “Ron” ROSE (Lisa) of Currituck; a sister, Mary ROMM of Currituck and eleven nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a son, Zachary Paul ROSE and a niece, Kristi ROSE.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Moyock Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian WINGO and the Rev. Vick RAMSEY officiating. The family will receive visitors at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is serving the Rose family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Shirley Louis ROSE

MOYOCK Shirley Louis "Bud" ROSE, 75, of the 1800 block of Tulls Creek Road, died Oct. 4, 2007, in his residence. Mr. ROSE was born in Currituck County, North Carolina, the son of the late Ennis and Eunice Sawyer ROSE and was the husband of Rosalie Raper ROSE. He was a retired mail carrier, self-employed farmer and a member of Moyock Baptist Church. Besides his wife, Mr. ROSE is survived by two daughters, Sheila ROMM of Moyock and Janet ROSS and husband Carl of Poplar Branch, N.C.; one son, Eddie ROSE and wife Laurie of Kingsland, Ga.; four sisters, Alma ROUNTREE of South Mills, N.C., Vivian HODGES of Chesapeake, Juanita HARRIS of Hertford, N.C., and Clara Mae PHELPS of Gainesville, Ga.; one brother, Thomas ROSE of Moyock; four grandchildren, Jeffrey DOXEY, Chad FERRELL, Allison FERRELL and Kevin ROSE; and two step-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Moyock Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Frank THIGPEN and the Rev. Vic RAMSEY officiating.   The family will be at the residence of his daughter, Sheila ROMM, 1873 Tulls Creek Road, Moyock, NC. Twiford’s Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, is assisting the Rose family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, October 6, 2007)

Zachary Paul ROSE

MOYOCK Infant Zachary Paul ROSE, one day old, died June 10 in Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. He was the son of Paul Cecil and Janet Williams ROSE of Moyock. He is also survived by maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hope WILLIAMS of Knotts Island; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E.E. ROSE, JR. of Moyock; and three great-grandmothers of Knotts Island and Merry Hill. Graveside services will be held Thursday, June 13 at 2 p.m. in the Moyock Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry JACKSON officiating. Twiford's Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is handling arrangements. (The Coastland Times – June 11, 1991)

Audrey White  ROSS

Audrey White ROSS, 87, of Poplar Branch, NC died Monday, November 10, 2008, at Spring Arbor Assistant Living, Kill Devil Hills, NC. She was born on October 13, 1921 in Poplar Branch, NC to the late Carl and Letitia (Rudie) Beacham WHITE. Mrs. ROSS was the widow of the late Joseph Alexander ROSS, SR. She was a former English/French teacher and a homemaker, who was a keen observer of science, nature, flowers, animals, and enjoyed walking the beach at Caffey’s Inlet.  She is survived by one daughter, Phyllis Ross CHANCE, and husband, Joel, of Macon, GA; two sons, Carl Alexander ROSS and wife, Janet, of Poplar Branch, NC and J. Alex ROSS, JR. and wife, Kim, of Duck, NC; one sister, Catherine W. SPEIGHT of Duck, NC. Also, surviving are five grandchildren, Michael ROSS, Pam Ross LAAKSO, Andrea ROSS, Chad FERRELL and Allison FERRELL; one great granddaughter, Haley Ann LAAKSO.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 14, 2008 at 10:00am in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, Church St. by Rev. F. Joe GRIFFITH. Burial will be in the White Family Cemetery, Aydlett, NC. The family will receive family and friends in the lobby of the funeral home immediately following the chapel service.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Ross family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Jerrald Lewis ROSS

Jerrald Lewis ROSS, 70, of Poplar Branch, NC died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.  Born in Rawlins, WY, he was the son of the late Charles Lewis and Eleanor Walbye ROSS and was the husband of Katherine Wiley ROSS.  Mr. ROSS was, according to his family and friends, the happiest man on Earth and was one who had never met a stranger.  He was a retired pastor and former Christian school educator and principal who had a love for music.  Mr. ROSS had performed many times in churches, nursing homes, and throughout Currituck and beyond with his band, The Sonshine Gang.  He was an assistant soccer coach and had been an avid fisherman.  In addition to his wife, Mr. ROSS is survived by a son, J. Scott ROSS and wife Cathy of Casper, WY; two daughters, Diane FERGUSON of Edinburgh, Scotland and Christy ROSS of Springfield, VA; three sisters, Beverly TAYLOR of Reno, NV, and Irma ALLEN and Ellen BRADLEY and husband Mike, all of Kingman, AZ; a brother, Charles ROSS and wife Dianne of Tyler, MN; four grandchildren, Taylor Scott ROSS and wife Sarah of Asheville, NC, Tanner ROSS and Sydney ROSS of Casper, WY and Isis SAUNDERS of Currituck, NC; and one great-grandson, Kell Wiley ROSS.  Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George ROSS and a sister, Marie DICKEY.  A celebration of his life will take place Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Sharon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Renee EDWARDS and the Rev. Jim CLARK officiating.  Burial will follow in Laurel Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends following the committal service at Sharon United Methodist Church.  Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Ross family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Joan Darwent ROSS

CURRITUCK - Joan Darwent ROSS, 80, of the 260 block of Bells Island Road, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 21, 2011 at home with her family surrounding her. She was born in Schenectady, N.Y., and was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ruth BEST. She married Jonathan A. ROSS Jan. 29, 1955 and they celebrated their 57th anniversary this past January. Mrs. ROSS was an active member of Pilmoor United Methodist Church in Currituck and she loved the Lord Jesus, leaving a legacy of faith to her children and grandchildren. She was involved in the P.E.O. Club and the Red Hat Society. In addition to her husband, Mrs. ROSS is survived by her daughters, Suzanne, Kristine and Pamela; her son, Jonathan Jr.; and 11 grandchildren. Memorial services were conducted Friday, April 22, Currituck.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church St., Elizabeth City, is serving the Ross family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, April 24, 2011)

Joseph Alexander ROSS, SR.

Joseph Alexander ROSS, SR., age 92, of 3907 Caratoke Highway, Barco, NC, died Friday, September 7, 2007 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. ROSS, a native of Burke County, NC, was the son of the late Emma Hester ROSS and the husband of Audrey White ROSS. He grew up in the Baptist Children’s Home in Thomasville, NC, attended Gardner Webb College in Boiling Springs and graduated from Wake Forest University in 1937. He was a retired sales manager for a masonary manufacturing company and a former school teacher and principal at Poplar Branch High School. He was a Lt. Commander of the US Navy, a Veteran of WW II, a member of Hillendale Baptist Church and the church choir, the Beltsville, MD Lion’s Club, Elk’s Club, Moose Club, American Legion, Masonic Lodge, Shriners, Scottish Rites and York Rite Bodies. He was an avid hunter and sportsman.  Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Ross CHANCE and husband Joel of Macon, GA; two sons, Carl Alexander ROSS and wife Janet of Poplar Branch, NC, and J. Alex ROSS, JR., and wife Kim of Duck, NC; a sister, Catherine ALFORD of Asheville, NC; five grandchildren, Michael ROSS, Pam Ross LOAKSO, Andrea ROSS, Chad FERRELL, and Allison FERRELL; and one great-grandchild, Haley Ann LOAKSO.  A graveside funeral service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 11, 2007 with the Rev. Charles STEVENS and the Rev. Charles WELLONS officiating at the White Family Cemetery in Aydlett, NC. Full military honors will be rendered by the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post 6060. The family will receive friends Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the funeral home and at other times at 433 Poplar Branch Road, Poplar Branch, NC. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, September 9, 2007; pg. 10A)

Lucretia Copeland ROUNDTREE

Lucretia Copeland ROUNDTREE, 84, of the 3900 block of Caratoke Highway, died Jan. 28, 2002. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Palmyra Baptist Church, Elizabeth City, N.C. Robinson & Son Funeral Home is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – January 31, 2002; pg. B7)

Cleo Rose ROUNTREE

GRANDY - Cleo Rose ROUNTREE ,49, of Grandy, NC, died Saturday, November 26, 2005 at Albemarle Hospital. She was born in Suffolk, VA, the daughter of the late Shirley and Catherine H. ROSE and was the widow of John E. ROUNTREE, SR.  Mrs. ROUNTREE is survived by two daughters, Alicia F. ROUNTREE of Norfolk, VA, and Maegan R. ROUNTREE of Winston Salem, NC; a son, John E. ROUNTREE, JR. of Grandy, NC; a sister, Catherine OWEN of Virginia; and two brothers, Herbert ROSE and Daniel ROSE both of Virginia.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is assisting the Rountree family.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, November 29, 2005; pg. 12A)

James Clifton ROUNTREE, SR.

James Clifton “JC” ROUNTREE, SR., 81, of 127 Cartwright Road, South Mills, NC, died Monday, March 21, 2011 at Albemarle Hospital.  He was born in Gates County, NC, the son of the late Edith Rountree CARTWRIGHT, and the husband of Alma Rose ROUNTREE of the home for fifty five years.  Mr. ROUNTREE was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church where he was a former Sunday School teacher and Deacon. He was a farmer and served on various associations, the NC Soybean Board and the US Soybean Board.  “JC” was community spirited; he served as a Camden County commissioner for twenty four years receiving the Long Leaf Pine Award, served on the Dismal Swamp Park Commission and 4H foundation, worked on the Joy Creek Drainage District, served on the Albemarle Resource Conservation and Development Board.  He had formerly served on the College of the Albemarle Board of Trustees, the Albemarle Commission, the South Mills Fire Department and Emergency Management System.  Mr. ROUNTREE was a member of the New Lebanon Masonic Lodge # 314 AF & AM, the Sudan Shriners, the South Mills Ruitans and served in Korea with the US Army.  Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Cliff ROUNTREE of South Mills, NC; a step-grandson, Chris WHITE and wife Julie of Elizabeth City NC; a step-great-grandson, Hunter WHITE; and extended family Kenny and Lisa WALSH, Brett and Megan WALSH all of South Mills, NC.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel with Rev. Hugh MIZELLE and Rev. Frank THIGPEN officiating. Burial will be in Moyock Memorial Cemetery.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the lobby of the funeral home and other times at the residence.  The family would like to thank the doctors offices of Dr. SINGH, Dr. WHITE, Kim CHALOT of the Albemarle Heart Clinic and the entire third floor staff of Albemarle Hospital.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the ROUNTREE family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

John E. ROUNTREE

GRANDY - John E. ROUNTREE, 48, passed away Aug. 1, 2003 in his home.  He was a native of Portsmouth and the son of the late Nurney L. ROUNTREE, SR. and the late Edna W. ROUNTREE. He was the husband of Cleo R. ROUNTREE of the residence. He was a member of the Seafarer's International Union and served his country as a merchant seaman for more than 15 years.  Besides his wife, Mr. ROUNTREE is survived by two daughters, Alicia F. ROUNTREE of Norfolk and Maegan R. ROUNTREE of Wilmington, N.C.; a son, John E. ROUNTREE, JR. of Grandy; two sisters, Linda A. ROUNTREE of Portsmouth and Rita R. BRETT and husband Ronnie of Suffolk; and a brother, Nurney L. ROUNTREE, JR. and wife Karen of Virginia Beach. He was predeceased by a sister, Virginia R. BARBER.  A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Bob and Sylvia KIRK, 161 Tabernacle Lane, Aydlett, N.C.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Thursday, August 7, 2003)

Thelma Jean Cox ROUNTREE

Thelma Jean Cox ROUNTREE, 61, died Feb. 7, 1991, in an Elizabeth City hospital.  Mrs. ROUNTREE, a native of Currituck County, was a member of Coinjock Baptist Church.  Survivors include her husband, Barrok Windell "B.K." ROUNTREE; a daughter, Linda HOLLOWELL of Coinjock; two step-daughters, Katherine L. WILLIAMS of Suffolk and Janet E. ROUNTREE of Chesapeake; two sisters, Leola WALKER of Barco and Maggie SWAIN of Coinjock; a brother, Irvin COX of Barco; and four grandchildren.  The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Coinjock Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard SEYMORE. Burial will be in Snowden Cemetery in Maple. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – February 8, 1991; pg. D2)

James Warren ROWE, JR.

James ``Jimmy'' Warren ROWE, JR., 35, died Nov. 21, 1996, in Currituck County.  Mr. ROWE, a native of Memphis, Tenn., was a diesel mechanic. He was a deputy chief with the Kitty Hawk Volunteer Fire Dept. and a member of the Outer Banks Baptist Church. Mr. Rowe was the son of Mrs. Ann Cox ROWE of Virginia Beach and the late James Warren ROWE, SR.  Besides his mother, Mr. ROWE is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Snead ROWE of the home; a daughter, Alison Whitley ROWE, and a son, James "Jamey" Charles ROWE, both of the home; and a sister, Jan BAILEY of Virginia Beach.  A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. in Outer Banks Baptist Church by the Rev. Sonny Diggs. The family will receive friends in Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 23, 1996; pg. B5)

Daniel Niel RUDISILL, JR.

Daniel Niel RUDISILL, JR., 45, of the 400 block of Goodspeed Road, a system technician and an Army Reserve major, died April 1, 1993, in Currituck County, N.C.  Mr. RUDISILL, a native of Newberry, S.C., was employed with C & P Telephone Co. for 26 years and served in the Army Reserve for 17 years. He was a member of Calvary Presbyterian Church of Norfolk. He was active in several hunting clubs in the area and was past president of the Virginia Beach Bee Keepers Association. He was a scuba instructor and a boat captain in the Hampton Roads area.  Survivors include his wife, Lora W. RUDISILL; two daughters, Molly Jean and Rebecca Lynn RUDISILL; one son, Daniel Niel RUDISILL, III; his mother, Peggy RUDISILL; his father, Daniel Niel RUDISILL, SR.; two sisters, Patricia Jean and Debra Rudisill MALLON; one brother, James W. RUDISILL; and one grandchild, Trevor Scott RUDISILL, all of Virginia Beach. A funeral will be at noon Monday in Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, by the Rev. Mark J. BENDER. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.  (The Virginian-Pilot - April 4, 1993; pg. B2)

William David RUE

HARBINGER - William David RUE, infant son of David RUE and Amanda PUGH of Harbinger, NC died Sunday, August 17, 2008 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Besides his parents he is survived by his maternal grand mother, Arleen PUGH of Harbinger, NC; paternal grandparents, Diane RUE of Norfolk, VA and Robert FERDON of Virginia Beach, VA; his great grandparents and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, William PUGH.  You will always be loved, missed, but forever kept in our hearts.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the RUE family with arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, August 21, 2008; pg. 10A)

Esther Baum Rogers RUSSELL

KILL DEVIL HILLS - Easter Baum RUSSELL, 90, formerly of Dare County, NC, died Monday, November 15, 2004 in Elizabeth City. Mrs. RUSSELL, born in Jarvisburg, NC, was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Viola Rogers BAUM and was the widow of Irving Elwood ROGERS and Horace Carlisle RUSSELL. She was a member of Duck United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.  Mrs. RUSSELL is survived by a daughter, Edith Rogers BEASLEY of Colington; four grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren.   A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 at 2:00 PM at Hilltop Cemetery by the Rev. Eugene McLAWHORN.  (Tiwford Funeral Home)

James David RUSSELL

BARCO James David RUSSELL, 73, died Wednesday, March 10 in his residence. He was born in Moore County but resided in Currituck County most of his life. He was the son of the late Alex James and Emma Stuts RUSSELL and the husband of Gertrude Coggins Holden RUSSELL of the home. He retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a tank tester. He was a member of the Providence Baptist Church, Commander of the DAV #64, Past District Commander of the DAV, having held ever office, a member of the Coinjock American Legion Post #338. He helped start the VFW in Moyock. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II where he received two Purple Hearts, three Bronze Stars, the Iron Cross and the World War II Victory Medal. Mr. RUSSELL was a charter member of the Westlawn Memorial Park and the N.C. Sheriff's Association. Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons: Charles HOLDEN of Greenville, S.C., Lloyd HOLDEN of Shawboro and Edwain HOLDEN of Barco; a sister, Ruth SHEFFIELD of Pinehurst; and 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were set for 2 p.m. Saturday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City by the Rev. C.H. WELLONS. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, March 14, 1993)

Jeannette Giovengo RUTAN

Jeannette Giovengo RUTAN, 61, of 7594 Caratoke Highway, Powells Point, NC died February 14, 2009 at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC. Born in Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas GIOVENGO and the late Jean Brickhouse GIOVENGO, and was the wife of Larry L. RUTAN of the residence. Mrs. RUTAN was a homemaker and a member of the Jarvisburg Church of Christ.  Besides her husband, Mrs. RUTAN is survived by one son, William Lee “Bill” HOIT and wife Jennifer and their daughter Emma Grace of Powells Point, NC; one step-son John HOIT of Chester, West Virginia; three step-daughters Arlenea ACKERMAN, Carolyn SPRINGER, and Bobbi BOYCE all of Alliance, Ohio; one sister Terry TRIBBETT of West Virginia; three brothers John Thomas GIOVENGO, III, Dominic GIOVENGO and David GIOVENGO all of West Virginia; several grandchildren; and several great grandchildren. She was predeceased by one daughter Eva Lee RUTAN.  A graveside funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 11:00 AM in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Minister Dennis CREHAN officiating, The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909, is assisting the RUTAN family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Helen Barnard RYCKWALD

Mrs. Helen Barnard RYCKWALD, 70, died Saturday at 6:20 p.m. in Merritt Nursing Home after a five month illness. A native of Camden County, she had lived in Coinjock for the past 14 years. She was a daughter of Enoch and Mrs. Flora Dowdy BARNARD and widow of John G. RYCKWALD. She was a Baptist. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Floyd NEEDHAM of South Mills; a son, Arthur GARRINGTON of Old Trap; three sisters: Mrs. C.P. DOWE and Mrs. Kirby SMITH of Norfolk, Va. and Mrs. Frank BURGESS of Snowden; three brothers: Louis BARNARD of Norfolk, Marshal BARNARD and Alonzo BARNARD of Shiloh; 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Twiford Funeral Home. Burial was in Forbes Cemetery at Riddle. Mrs. RYCKWALD had many relatives in Dare County. (The Coastland Times – October 19, 1962)

Robert Gray RYDER, JR.

Robert Gray "Bobby" RYDER, JR. died Monday, February 26 at his home on Rhodes Road in Columbia.  Mr. RYDER was born on October 8, 1954 in Jarvisburg.  He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, having served during the Vietnam Era.  He had lived in Dare County prior to his move to Tyrrell County.  Funeral arrangements are pending.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, March 4, 2007; pg. 12A)


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