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Laura Mae Crockett Mullis Key SADLER

MATHEWS - Laura Mae Crockett SADLER, 87, passed away on April 21, 2013, surrounded by loving family and close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Lewis and Annie Mae CROCKETT; her beloved brothers, Al and Lewis CROCKETT, and her sister-in-law, Shirley CROCKETT. She was born in a little schoolhouse in Waterview, Middlesex County, VA, on March 31, 1926, to Annie Mae and Gilbert Lewis CROCKETT. They moved to North Carolina when she was 10 years old. She finished Griggs High School in Currituck Co., NC, in 3 years maintaining a B+ average. She won a full scholarship to attend North Carolina State Teacher's College. She instead went to work at the Naval Base in Norfolk and attended Kee's Business College. She went to all the USO dances. She was an avid dancer, who said most of her partners had two left feet. She got married in New Orleans, La, in 1948 to Harry MULLIS, her prince charming. They had three children, Eddie, Debbie and Billy. During this time they lived in New Orleans, LA; St. Louis, MO; Davenport, IA; Minneapolis, MN; Palo Alto, CA; Austin, TX and Tulsa, OK. During these 13 years she became an avid bridge player. In Austin, TX, she took flying lessons at an aviation school and got her pilot's license. Harry was in the ladies shoe business and was the buyer for Macy's Department Stores. In 1966, she came home to Gwynn's Island to live with her mother, Annie Mae CROCKETT who played a big part in raising her children. She worked at Fort Eustis for 32 years and retired in May 1988. She was a government computer specialist. She was a member of the Moose, Gwynn's Island Civic League, Gwynn's Island Baptist Church and a lady Shriner. She loved going to Curves with her sister-in-law, Barbara CROCKETT. From 1960 until 2005, she had many great times on motorcycle trips with her four brothers and sister-in-law, Barbara. She was usually a riding partner with her brother, Lewis CROCKETT. She had some great travel experiences, including trips to England, France, Greece, Hawaii, Cancun, Bahamas, Canada, Nova Scotia, all of the Caribbean Islands, and all of the United States (except 3 states). She enjoyed years of family vacations in the Outer Banks with her family, especially her daughter, Debbie, and granddaughters, Amy and Ashley, where she spent many days on the beach. She loved to tell stories of working and living at the Whalehead Club in Corolla, NC, and her secret best friend was the famous boxer, Jack DEMPSEY, who came to Corolla for hunting frequently. Her family maintains a home in Kill Devil Hills today. She was quite a public speaker and was known to take the floor at family functions. She married James Allen KEY in 1975. He passed away in 1993. She married George Freeman SADLER in December of 1995. He passed away on July 4, 2008. She was an amazing woman who had an impact on every single person that was privileged to meet her. She enriched the lives of every one of all that knew her, and was an example for all of us. She will be greatly missed by family and friends and memories of her will be cherished forever. Laura Mae was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She is survived by her children, Ed MULLIS and his wife Lisa of Newport News, VA, Debbie MARTIN and her husband Bob of Yorktown, VA, and Bill MULLIS and his wife Kendra of Gloucester, VA, her brother David CROCKETT and wife, Faye, of Mathews, VA, her sister-in-law Kitty CROCKETT of Hampton, VA, her brother, Morris CROCKETT and his wife Barbara of Mathews, VA, her grandchildren Amy Michelle HALL and her husband James Lee HALL, Ryan DUNKLE and his wife Ritsa DUNKLE, Ashley Gail MULLIS and her finance Ryan WADDELL, and Adam and Anna O'KELLEY, her great grandchildren, Dustyn, Zackary and Arabella HALL, and Vasili DUNKLE as well as nieces and nephews, Alvin and Davey CROCKETT, Sabrina ARRINGTON, Debbie ROGERS, David CROCKETT, Darrell CROCKETT, Walt CROCKETT, Lisa MAYER, and Dana STRIGLE and her special friend and "yardwork partner", David GRAY. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Gwynn's Island Baptist Church, Gwynn, VA. Funeral services will be held in the church on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. with interment in Gwynn's Island Cemetery, Grimstead.   Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  (Daily Press [Newport News, VA] - April 24, 2013)

Ethel Flora SALE

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Ethel Flora SALE, 77, of Walnut Island, died Friday, Sept. 13. She was a native of Richmond, Va. and was retired from Phillip Morris Tobacco Company where she worked in the laboratory. She was the daughter of the late Ben and Fannie FLORA and the wife of Paul LaRoque SALE of the home. Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter, Mary Ley JONES of Woodbridge, Va.; four sisters: Myrtle WALLS, Corrine TYLER and Adelle LUCAS, all of Richmond, and Mildred ALOY of Pennsylvania; 2 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond, Va. Bliley Funeral Home in Richmond is in charge of arrangements. Local information furnished by Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, September 17, 1996; pg. 6A)

Paul Laroque SALE

GRANDY - Mr. Paul Laroque SALE, age 88, of Grandy, NC, died Monday, December 5, 2005, at North Beach Medical Center, Kitty Hawk, NC. He was the son of the late Spisbie SALE and Mary Elizabeth Baker SALE and the widower of Ethel Flora SALE. He was a US Navy Veteran of WW II, a retired mechanic with Phillip-Morris Tobacco, and a Baptist. Mr. SALE was a native of Caroline, Virginia and is survived by a special friend, David ROARK of Grandy, NC. Services will be at a later date. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Wednesday, December 7, 2005)

Betty Joe Lewis SALMON

Betty Joe Lewis SALMON, 71, of 107 Dog Wood Drive, Moyock, NC died Friday, November 29, 2013 in the Sentara Nursing Facility in Barco, NC.  She was born in Macon, Georgia on July 22, 1942 to the late Amos and Marie Harden LEWIS.  She was a veteran of the US Navy and was a Baptist.  Mrs. SALMON was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was so proud of her marriage to Kenneth Dale SALMON as they recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in April, 2013.  Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter; Kenya Dale TRANQUILLO of Jarvisburg, NC, a son; Kevin Douglas SALMON and wife, Carol of Chesapeake, VA; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Marie HURST.  Graveside services will be held Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Popular Branch, NC by the Rev. F. Joe GRIFFITH.  The family will receive family and friends at their residence, 107 Dog Wood Drive, Moyock, NC.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Salmon family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Doris Harcum SALMONS

VIRGINIA BEACH - Doris Harcum SALMONS, 76, passed away Monday, May 30, 2011.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2011, at Moyock Memorial Cemetery, 230 Caratoke Hwy., Moyock, N.C.  (Daily Press - June 1, 2011)

Macon N. SALTER

Macon N. SALTER, 72, died in his residence.  Mr. SALTER was born in Grandy, N.C., and was the son of the late Walton B. and Ruth Hart SALTER. He had retired as a sheet metal mechanic from Shop 17 of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He had also retired from the U.S. Navy as a builders chief. Mr. SALTER was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 2; Fleet Reserve, Branch 99; a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4809; American Legion Post 110; a life member of the National Rifle Association, the Virginia Beach Rifle and Pistol Club and the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association.  A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Oman Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach. Visitation will be held this evening from 7 to 9 p.m., with a Fleet Reserve ceremony being held at 7:30 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot – March 23, 1995; pg. B6)

Ruth Hart SALTER

Ruth Hart SALTER, 90, of the 6000 block of Shelby Lane, died Tuesday, March 16, in a Virginia Beach hospital.  Mrs. SALTER was born in Currituck County, N.C., and was the widow of Walton B. SALTER. She was a member of the Friendship Club, Senior Citizens S.E.V.A.M.P. A life member of the Disabled American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary chapter No. 2 Lester S. Gordon chapter, National Order of the Alley Cats, Rat Trap 185. A life member of the Fleet Reserve Association Ladies Auxiliary Branch 99, Virginia Beach and a member of the Gold Star Mothers of America.  She is survived by a son, Macon N. SALTER of Virginia Beach; a sister, Mrs. Hilda M. MIHAVCH of Nags Head.  The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Oman Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel, by the Rev. Danny L. MORRIS. Burial with D.A.V. Auxiliary honors will be in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - March 18, 1993; pg. D4)

Lillie Mae SAMPSON

IN SLIGO - Mrs. Lillie Mae SAMPSON, 72, died at 11 a.m. Satuday in her home near here.  A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Weeping Mary Disciples Church in Currituck by the Rev. Floyd PARKER.  Burial will be in Sampson Cemetery with A.C. Robinson and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  (The Southern Post - January 20, 1982)

Robert Etheridge SAMPSON

Robert Etheridge SAMPSON, 77, died Aug. 31, 1994. A funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Good Hope AME Zion Church, Sligo. Stallings Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – September 2, 1994; pg. B2)

Elizabeth Kight SANDERLIN

SHAWBORO - Mrs. Elizabeth Kight SANDERLIN, age 94, of Shawboro, NC, died Tuesday, October 26, 2004, at Guardian Care Nursing Home. Mrs. SANDERLIN, a native of Pasquotank County, NC, was the widow of James Earl “Dick” SANDERLIN, SR., and the daughter of the late Josiah “Joe” Saris Willie Swade KIGHT and Alethia Ann Virginia Ballance KIGHT. She was a homemaker and a member of Perkins United United Methodist Church. Mrs. SANDERLIN is survived by four daughters, Doris V. BERRY and husband James G. of Camden, NC, Ruth L. LEE of Shawboro, NC, Peggy A. and husband William OUTLAW of Grandy, NC, and Emily F. NORFLEET and husband Herman of Kill Devils Hill, NC; a son, James E. SANDERLIN, JR., and wife Teresa of Shawboro, NC; two sisters, Mary MITCHLER of Elizabeth City, NC, and Alberta FOREHAND, of Virginia Beach, VA; a son-in-law, Luther BATEMAN of Shawboro, NC; 30 grandchildren; 58 great grandchildren; and 6 great- great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two daughters, Wilma M. SCHMITZ and Ethel E. BATEMAN; 3 grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren.  A funeral service will be at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, Friday, October 29, 2004, at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Charles WELLONS officiating. Burial will follow in the Sanderlin Family Cemetery, Shawboro, NC. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, October 28, 2004; pg. 17A)

Elizabeth Poyner Waters SANDERLIN

Elizabeth Poyner SANDERLIN, age 102, of 494 Shawboro Road, Shawboro, NC, died Wednesday, December 20, 2006 at her residence. She was born in Moyock, NC, the daughter of the late Jette and Amanda Reese POYNER and was the widow of Dr. Zack WATERS and Sam L. SANDERLIN. She was a member of Moyock United Methodist Church, a graduate by Louisburg College, a teacher, and home extension agent. Mrs. SANDERLIN was among the founders and a charter member of the Albemarle Craftsman’s Fair, and was instrumental in promoting the idea of opening roadside produce markets in Currituck County.  Mrs. SANDERLIN is survived by a sister, Margaret PAINTER; three nieces, Clara Reese WHITEHURST and husband Jack, Alice FAIRCLOTH and husband Harry, and Lois COLLINS and husband Charles; two nephews, Martin POYNER and wife Marilyn, and Jim HALL and wife Becky. She is also survived by her loving and devoted caregivers. Mrs. SANDERLIN was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy WATERS, two sisters, Alice STEPHENS and Frances HALL, and a brother, Walter POYNER.  A funeral service will be held Saturday, December 23, 2006 at 10:00 am at Moyock United Methodist Church with Pastor Vic CULBERSON officiating. Burial will follow in Moyock Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends, Friday evening from 6:00 until 7:30 at the church and at other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Currituck County Public Library or the Elizabeth P. Sanderlin Auditorium presently being constructed. Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of funeral arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home obituary posted on December 23, 2006)

Gertie Etheridge SANDERLIN

SHAWBORO
Gertie Etheridge SANDERLIN, 87, died Saturday morning in Sentara Barco Nursing Home. She was a native of Currituck County, the daughter of the late Mark and Mary Sivills ETHERIDGE and the widow of the late Johnnie Wilson SANDERLIN. She was a member of Perkins United Methodist Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mary KIGHT of Camden; two sons: Sam SANDERLIN of Shawboro and Elwood SANDERLIN of Portsmouth, Va.; a brother, Johnnie ETHERIDGE of Shawboro; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel by Mrs. Margaret SAUNDERS and the Rev. C.H. WELLONS. Burial followed in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, May 25, 1993)

Johnny Elwood SANDERLIN

PORTSMOUTH, VA. - Johnny Elwood SANDERLIN, 85, of the 300 block of Saunders Drive died April 27, 2007, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Mr. SANDERLIN was born in Currituck County, North Carolina, and was the son of the late Johnny Wilson SANDERLIN and Gertie Etheridge SANDERLIN. He was a retired ship fitter with the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and retired from the City of Chesapeake as a public works inspector. He was a member of Jolliff United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, a 50-year member and past master of Hall Masonic Lodge No. 53 AF&AM in Shawboro, N.C., member of the Scottish Rite Bodies, Khedive Temple, Knights of Mecca of Khedive Temple and the Chesapeake Shrine Club. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary S. KIGHT; brother, Sam Willie SANDERLIN; and a nephew, John Henry KIGHT. Survivors include his wife, Minnie Mae Cutrell SANDERLIN of Portsmouth; his nieces, Wanda S. FORBES and husband Joe of Camden, N.C., and Debra WILLIAMS and husband Bob of Currituck, N.C., and Sam SANDERLIN and wife Debbie of Currituck; and several great-nieces and -nephews. A funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Twiford Funeral Home, Northside Chapel, 1115 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, with the Rev. Waverly SMITH officiating. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery with Masonic rites rendered by Hall Masonic Lodge. The family will receive friends today from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, April 29, 2007)

Larry Pierce SANDERLIN

CAMDEN - Larry Pierce SANDERLIN, 67, of 105 Sunset Ave, Camden, NC, died Sunday April 8, 2012 at his home after several years of declining health.  Larry was born in Currituck County and was the son of the late George and Zelma Smithson SANDERLIN. He is survived by his wife, Clara Parisher SANDERLIN of the home; a daughter Joy SANDERLIN and her companion Wayne ATKINS of Danville, VA; a son Brant SANDERLIN and his wife, Carol, of Smyrna, GA; two grandchildren Julie and Emily SANDERLIN of Smyrna, GA; a sister Janet Sanderlin INGE and her husband Beale of South Mills.  A veteran of the Army Reserves, Larry attended Carolina College of Commerce in Elizabeth City and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. He worked several years for CPA firms and as comptroller for a real estate management firm in Norfolk, VA until returning to the family farm in 1975. He co-owned and operated Sanderlin Reality in Camden with his wife Clara until retiring in 1994 due to poor health.  An avid hunter and fisherman Larry shared his passion for the outdoors with a weekly sportsman's column in The Daily Advance during the late 80's and early 90's.  A devoted husband, loving father and grandfather, Larry loved being "Poppy" to granddaughters Julie and Emily.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. today, April 10, at Twiford Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church St., Elizabeth City with the Rev. Boyce PORTER officiating. The family will receive friends in the lobby after the service.  Twiford Funeral Homes is assisting the SANDERLIN family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, April 10, 2012)

Lucille Burgess SANDERLIN

IN SHAWBORO - Mrs. Lucille Burgess SANDERLIN, 61, of Shawboro, died August 3, 1983 at 8:10 a.m. in the Albemarle Hospital after a long illness.  Funeral services were conducted August 5, 1983 at 2:00 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel.  Burial followed in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  She was the daughter of the late Howard and Mrs. Mollie Forbes BURGESS and wife of the late Edward L. SANDERLIN.  Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Finley (Brenda) NEWBERN of Powells Point; one son, Eddie SANDERLIN of Shawboro; two sisters: Mrs. Doris KIGHT of Riddle, N.C. and Mrs. Dixie HILL of Elizabeth City; and four grandchildren.  (The Southern Post - August 10, 1983; pg. 12)

Lucy Beasley SANDERLIN

VIRGINIA BEACH - Lucy Beasley SANDERLIN, 82, of the 4300 block of Bonney Road, passed away Oct. 23, 2010 in her home. A native of Wash Woods, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Usef and Lucy BEASLEY. She was a 30-year member of Trinity Baptist Church, Norfolk. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Paul W. SANDERLIN; her daughter, Jo Ellen PRICE and husband John; two sons, Terry SANDERLIN and wife Karen and Chris SANDERLIN; three grandchildren, John PRICE, Bryan PRICE, and Jesse SANDERLIN; three great-grandchildren; three sisters and a brother. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, is handling the arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Mack SANDERLIN

(Unknown newspaper - circa March 4, 1966)  [Mack Sanderlin was born April 2, 1914 and died March 2, 1966.  He is buried in Shawboro in a cemetery on the John Sanderlin estate.]  Obituary clipping kindly submitted by Judy Merrell Brickhouse.

Raymond Richard SANDERLIN

Raymond Richard SANDERLIN, 68 of New Bern, NC died Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Carolina East Hospital in New Bern.  Mr. SANDERLIN, a native of Pasquotank County, was the son of the late Raymond Guyton SANDERLIN and Laura O’Neal SANDERLIN. He graduated from Elizabeth City High School in 1965, attended Pearl Street Pentecostal Holiness Church and worked at Tuck’s Bar-B-Q.  He is survived by a sister, Wanda S. PARKS and husband Robert of Trent Woods, NC; a niece, Robin PARKS of New Bern, NC; and two nephews Stephen PARKS and wife Becky of Maysville, NC and Robert PARKS and wife Cresta of New Bern, NC.  A funeral service will be Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Rick LOWERY officiating. Burial will be in Sanderlin Cemetery in Shawboro. The family will receive friends in the funeral home lobby immediately following the service.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sanderlin family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Ruth Owens SANDERLIN

PHOENIX, ARIZONA Ruth Owens SANDERLIN, 98, formerly of Shiloh, died at Capri Nursing Home in Phoenix, She was a native of Currituck County and was the widow of Leslie Burfoot SANDERLIN and daughter of the late Eddie Amos and Sallie Etheridge OWENS. Survivors include a son, Leslie SANDERLIN of Phoenix. Funeral services were held Friday at the Twiford Funeral Home in Elizabeth City with burial in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, May 7, 1995)

Sam Willie SANDERLIN

SHAWBORO - Sam Willie SANDERLIN, 80, of Shawboro Road, died Oct. 12, 2005 in Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. Mr. SANDERLIN was born in Currituck County and was the son of the late Johnny Wilson and Gertie Etheridge SANDERLIN. A retired quality control inspector with the Ford Motor Co. in Norfolk, he was a member of Providence Baptist Church and had formerly served on the Currituck County Board of Education. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary KIGHT. Surviving are his wife, Laura Mae SANDERLIN; two daughters, Wanda FORBES and husband Joe of Camden and Debra WILLIAMS and husband Bob of Currituck; one son, Sam Wayne SANDERLIN and wife Debbie of Currituck; one brother, Johnny Elwood SANDERLIN of Portsmouth; four granddaughters, Wendy OVERTON and husband Bryan of Elizabeth City, Samantha SANDERLIN of Coinjock, Angie WATERMAN of Ayden and Christy DOCSCH and husband Chad of Winterville; and four great-grandchildren, Will Overton and Zoe, Sari and Wyatt DOCSCH. A funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Providence Baptist Church by the Rev. Charles STEVENS. Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Elizabeth City. Friends may join the family at the residence. Miller Funeral Home, Edenton, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.m  (The Virginian-Pilot - Thursday, October 13, 2005)

William David SANDERLIN

SHAWBORO - William David SANDERLIN, 75, of Shawboro, N.C. died October 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Albemarle Hospital following a long illness.  He was a native of Currituck County.  Mr. SANDERLIN was the son of the late John Wesley and Roxie Pierce SANDERLIN and the husband of Mrs. Annie Boyce SANDERLIN.  He was a retired trucking contractor and a member of the Perkins United Methodist Church.  Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel by Rev. Jeffery ROSS, pastor of the Perkins United Methodist Church, and assisted by the Rev. Charles H. WELLONS, pastor of the Providence Baptist Church.  Burial followed in the Sanderlin Family Cemetery in Shawboro, N.C.  Beside his wife, Mr. SANDERLIN is survived by one daughter, Mrs. David L. (Nellie Maud) HEATH of Shawboro; four sisters: Mrs. Sarah BARCO of Shawboro, Mrs. Lucy GOODWIN of Chesapeake, Va., Mrs. Nellie BESS of Moyock, and Mrs. Lillie HUGHES of Shiloh; three brothers: C.C. SANDERLIN of Virginian Beach, Jeff SANDERLIN of Chesapeake and James Earl SANDERLIN of Shawboro; 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  (The Southern Post (Coinjock) - October 28, 1981; pg. 10)

William Rabon SANDERLIN

HARBINGER William Rabon SANDERLIN, 77, of Harbinger, died Wednesday, March 23, in Albemarle Hospital. He was a native of Kitty Hawk, attended Powells Point Christian Church, was a member of American Legion in Manteo, D.A.V., VFW Post #6060, a former POW for 28 months, an Army veteran in World War II, and was an auto mechanic for R.D. Sawyer Motor Co. He was the son of the late Robert Fletcher SANDERLIN and the late Hannah B. Morse Sanderlin MIDGETT and was the widower of the late Erma Crank Cahoon SANDERLIN. He is survived by one step-son, John Melvin CAHOON of Menton, Ohio; one sister, Mildred S. SPEIGHT of Winfall; a half-sister, Sadie Midgett WHITE of Virginia Beach, Va.; a half-brother, Marvin Lee MIDGETT, II of Virginia Beach; and 4 step-grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted on Sunday, March 27 at 2 p.m. in Powells Point Christian Church with Rev. Cecil STYONS officiating. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, March 27, 1994; pg. 10A)

Audrey Evans SANDERS

Audrey Evans SANDERS, 62, of the 400 block of Elcinoca Drive, former owner and operator of Betts Beauty Salon, died Feb. 4, 1992, in her home. Mrs. SANDERS was born in Currituck County. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.  Survivors include her husband, James SANDERS; a daughter, Peggy JARVIS; a son, J.D. SANDERS; and a sister, Frances SMITH, all of Elizabeth City; two brothers, Willie EVANS and Garland EVANS, both of Currituck; and three grandchildren.  The graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Westlawn Memorial Park. Friends may join the family at the residence. Twiford Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - February 5, 1992; pg. D2)

Mamie White SANDERS

Mamie White SANDERS, 77, of Kitty Hawk, died December 14, 2012 surrounded by her family.  Mrs. SANDERS was born on Knotts Island to the late Elswood R. and Essie Fentress WHITE. She was a member of Elizabeth River Baptist Church and had been attending Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church. Mrs. SANDERS was predeceased by her beloved grandson, Travis LAWSON, and brothers, Elswood Jr., Edmond, Roy, Jack, Albert and sister, Ruby DAVIS.  Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 62 years, Clyde SANDERS; children, Debra HAND (Gene) of Chesapeake, Clyde E. "Ed" SANDERS, JR. (Sandy) of Currituck, Donna HAGEE (Doug) of Chesapeake and Rhonda WALCH (Richard) of Morehead City; sisters, Mary WATERFIELD, Peggy FIELDS, Bertie Mae FLANNAGAN, Dorothy WADE, Nancy WATERFIELD, Marie WARREN, Julie WHITE, and brothers Curtis and Johnnie WHITE; six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.  The family would like to express their appreciation to her nurse, Monica BURNS, and her team for their care and compassion along with special thanks and love to Dale.  A funeral service will be held on Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. at Knotts Island United Methodist Church with internment to immediately follow at Knotts Island Cemetery.  (Outer Banks Sentinel - December 2012)

Richard Stanley SANDERS, JR.

Richard Stanley SANDERS, JR., 43, died Dec. 17, 1998. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Poplar Branch Baptist Church. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – December 18, 1998; pg. B9)

Sallie Gilden SANDERS

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Sallie Gilden SANDERS, 91, died Feb. 16 in Sentara Nursing Home in Barco. She was a native of Currituck, the daughter of the late Seals and Emma Sawyer GILDEN and the widow of Robert Floyd SANDERS, SR. Survivors include two daughters: Joyce WHITT of Poplar Branch and Vivian MAPP of Levelland, Texas; 15 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Graveside services were set for Saturday, Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. in the family cemetery at Grandy. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, February 20, 1994; pg. 10A)

Shelbie Jean Perry SANDERS

Shelbie Jean Perry SANDERS, 69, of 140 Garrenton Road, Jarvisburg, NC, died Monday, October 8, 2007, at her residence. Mrs. SANDERS was born in Dare County, NC, the daughter of the late Carl and Hilbrieth Beasley HUGHES, and was the widow of Richard Stanley SANDERS, SR. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  Mrs. SANDERS is survived by two daughters, Alice Sanders McCULLEN and Marilyn SANDERS of Jarvisburg, NC; one son, Luther Gene SANDERS of Jarvisburg, NC; four grandchildren, Angelia Marie JELINEK, Connie Bernice LEWIS and Dorothy DENNY, Jeremy Ray BROWN and Michael Allen ELLIS; two great-grandchildren, Seth David JELINEK, JR. and Mandrell Kathleen JELINEK. She was predeceased by a daughter, Cheryl Ann SANDERS; a son, Richard S. SANDERS, JR.; two sisters; and one brother.  A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, October 12th, at 10:00 A. M. at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Grandy, N. C. with Rev. David BLACKMAN officiating. The family will be at the home, 140 Garrenton Road, Jarvisburg, N.C.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Sanders family with arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, October 11, 2007; pg. 10A)

Thomas Wilson SANDERS, JR.

COINJOCK Thomas Wilson SANDERS, JR., 55, of Coinjock, died at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital on Sunday, April 14. Born in Jarvisburg, he had bee employed as a carman with Norfolk & Southern Railroad, and was a member of the Brotherhood Railway Carmen Lodge #6465. He was a Baptist. He was the husband of Helen Butler SANDERS of the residence and the son of Juanita Bright SANDERS of Coinjock and the late Thomas Wilson SANDERS, SR. Besides his wife and mother he is survived by one son, Thomas W. SANDERS, III of Coinjock and one daughter, Patricia "PJ" SANDERS of Coinjock. A memorial service was held on Wednesday evening at Twiford's Northside Chapel in Elizabeth City. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, April 18, 1996; pg. 6A)

Ida Morgan SANDERSON
Jan. 12, 1855 - June 26, 1936
[Original owned by Anne Burgess Jennings & submitted by Gayle Drury]

Marie Baxter Hughes SANDERSON

Marie Baxter Hughes SANDERSON, died Oct. 12, 1992, in a Portsmouth hospital.  Mrs. SANDERSON was born in Currituck, N.C. She was a former resident of Elizabeth City and was an Episcopalian.  Survivors include her husband, Frank Ellsworth ``Bill'' SANDERSON; and a son, Thomas S. HUGHES of Nags Head. A private graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in New Hollywood Cemetery IN Elizabeth City by the Rev. Josh MacKENZIE. Twiford's Memorial Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – October 13, 1992; pg. D2)

Lillie Ballance SANFORD

Lillie Ballance SANFORD, 97, of Dahlgren, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Westmoreland Rehabilitation and Care Facility. Born and raised in Polar Branch, (Currituck County), Lillie was the daughter of the late William Edward and Myrtle Bunch BALLANCE. She graduated from Poplar Branch High School in 1933, was crowned "Miss Currituck" in 1934. In 1935 she married Earl Alvin SANFORD and moved to Dahlgren. Lillie was a member of Oakland Baptist Church for over 75 years and sang in the adult choir until last year. She enjoyed her children, grandchildren, singing, reading, swimming, fishing and many other activities. She was a retiree of the Naval Surface Weapons Center and active in the church and community. She was a Past Matron and Past Grand Representative of Wakefield Chapter #77, Order of the Eastern Star, Colonial Beach. Lillie was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Earl Alvin SANFORD; three sisters, Elsie JACKSON, Susan Ellis BRIDGMAN and Hulda RIGGS; and two brothers, Robert BALLANCE and Ervin BALLANCE. She is survived by three children, Frederick Earl SANFORD (Mary) of Santa Barbara, Calif., Joyce Sanford BRITTINGHAM (Jim) of Beavercreek, Ohio and Thomas Ballance SANFORD (Sharon) of Dahlgren; four grandchildren, Cynthia Lynn SANFORD of Arroyo Grande, Calif., mother of her great-grandchild, Serena, Laura Brittingham NELSON (Mark) of Cincinnati, Bethany Grace SANFORD and Joshua Thomas SANFORD, both of Dahlgren; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, King George with an Eastern Star Service beginning at 7:30. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at Oakland Baptist Church with the Rev. Guy MATTOX, JR. and Rev. Cliff HEDGES officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Lillie was a caring, sweet lady with a ready smile who will be missed very much by her family and friends.  (The Daily Advance - January 30, 2014)

Madie A. SATTERFIELD

SUFFOLK - Madie A. SATTERFIELD, 78, a native of Currituck County, N.C., died Monday, May 24. Miss SATTERFIELD was a member of United Order of Tents 58 and the Ladies' Aide Lodge of Suffolk. She was a member of St. Timothy Baptist Church, where she was an usher, in the women's Bible class, a member of the senior missionary board, past church clerk and past teacher of the primary class.  Survived by a sister, Evelyn PUGH of Suffolk.  Funeral 2 p.m. Friday at St. Timothy Baptist Church by the Rev. Allen CLARK. Burial in Carver Memorial Cemetery.  Arrangements by Crocker Funeral Home. (Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - May 27, 1993; pg. C4)

Susan Vivian Witt SAUER

Susan Vivian Witt SAUER in her 77th year. Mrs. Sauer died February 8, 1995, in her home on Knotts Island, N.C., after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Noah & Lucy WITT and was born and raised in Manhelm, W.Va. During WWII, she worked in a defense plant in Baltimore, Maryland. She worked as a gourmet cook for the Navy for many years, before she & her husband became proprietors of Bayvilla Boat Harbor & Diner on Knotts Island.  Mrs. SAUER was very instrumental in organizing the first Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Dept. & was elected President of the Ladies Auxiliary for a time. She had resided in Mountain City, Tenn., for 17 years before returning to Knotts Island in November of 1994.  Survivors include her husband of 50 years, George A. SAUER; 4 sisters, Helen CATHELL, Nina KAVE, Bessie WAGER & Jesse LONG; 2 brothers, Paul WITT & Kraymer WITT; 3 sons, Noble & Donnie MESSANGER of W.Va., & Gene "Skip" SAUER of Mountain City, Tenn.; 2 daughters, Georgia S. CASON of Knotts Island & Ginger L. JOHNSON of Newfield, N.J.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews. With her & her husband's wishes, the body will be turned over to the Medical College of VA in accordance with the Anatomical Gift Act for total organ donation and/or medical science. (Mom don't have a headache!)  There will be a private family memorial service. Twiford Funeral Home provided information.  (The Virginian-Pilot – February 9, 1995; pg. B7)

Anthony Tremayne SAUNDERS

Anthony Tremayne SAUNDERS, 24, died March 18, 1995. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Jarvisburg, N.C. Stallings Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – March 20, 1995; pg. B4)

Harvey Jay SAUNDERS

COROLLA - Harvey Jay SAUNDERS, 69, of Corolla, NC died Wednesday, December 13, 2006 at his residence. Mr. SAUNDERS was born in Indianapolis, IN and grew up in Economy, IN. He retired in 1975 as Senior Chief Electrician’s Mate with 20 years of service in the U.S. Navy. He worked as Director of Utilities Operations for UNC-Greensboro until 1997 when he retired and moved to Corolla. Mr. SAUNDERS graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Technology from NC A&T State University, was a Certified Plant Engineer, in 1999, served as National President of the Association of Facilities Engineers and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.  Mr. SAUNDERS was the son of the late Harvey R. and Luella L.Icenhower SAUNDERS and was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Mark SAUNDERS.  He is survived by his wife, Geraldine SAUNDERS of the residence; two daughters, Dawn Marie TENNEFOSS of Chesapeake, VA and Deborah Kathleen HUGHES of High Point, NC; a son, Steven Jay SAUNDERS of Corolla, NC; two brothers, Gary SAUNDERS of Economy, IN and Edward SAUNDERS of Syracuse, IN; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews and his beloved golden retriever, “Rusty”.  A memorial service will be held at the Corolla Chapel on Sunday, December 17, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. Rev. John STRAUSS officiating.  Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.  (Twiford's Funeral Home obituaries online posted December 15, 2006)

Horace Blanton SAUNDERS

Horace Blanton SAUNDERS, 72, of Poplar Branch, died October 6 at two minutes after midnight in Albemarle Hospital after an illness.  His funeral was conducted last Friday at 2 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel by Reverand G.T. HANFORD, pastor of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Grandy.  He was buried in the Saunders Family Cemetery in Poplar Branch.  Mr. SAUNDERS was a native and lifelong resident of Poplar Branch.  He worked as a deputy sheriff, a hunting and fishing guide and for the North Carolina Dept. of Transportation in the Ferry Division.  He was the son of the late Ellie and Mrs. Bessie Owens SAUNDERS and widower of the late Mrs. Carrie Baum SAUNDERS.  He is survived by a step-son, Dailey WILLIAMS of Poplar Branch; three sisters: Mrs. Ralph BARCO of Grandy, Mrs. Tilman MERRELL of Aydlett and Mrs. Floyd HAWKINS of Point Harbor; two brothers: Melvin SAUNDERS of Chesapeake, Va. and Ralph SAUNDERS of Aydlett; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  (The Southern Post - October 13, 1982; pg. 2)

Ida Lee Games SAUNDERS

Ida Lee Games SAUNDERS, 95, of Camden and Currituck, died July 16,2011 at Currituck House in  Moyock.  Ms. SAUNDERS was employed as a bookkeeper with C. G. Leary & Son. Born in Camden County, Sept. 15, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Penelope MIDYETTE and James Howard GAMES and the wife of the late Ralph Ellie SAUNDERS. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Anderson GAMES. Surviving are two daughters, Sharon Saunders TUNNELL and husband, Lee TUNNELL, of Hertford, and Penelope (Penny) LEARY-SMITH of Camden and companion,  George RAMSEY,  of Suffolk; five grandchildren, Cynthia HAMPTON and husband, Russ, Kelly LEARY, Matt TUNNELL and wife, Megan, Monte TUNNELL and wife, Megan, Amy HERLIHY and husband, John; and three great-grandchildren, Victoria HAMPTON, Isabella HAMPTON and Ayana HERLIHY. She was a member of Sharon United Methodist Church, Coinjock Eastern Star Chapter #218 and earlier was very active in the Aydlett/ Poplar Branch Homemakers Club, Currituck Wildlife Guild, a dedicated volunteer at the Whalehead Club, Albemarle Hospital and delivered MealS on Wheels. Her hobby of playing bridge gave her many hours of pleasure and sharing with her friends in the area. When Ida Lee was not playing bridge she could often be seen enjoying yard work.  A celebration of life will be held in Twiford's Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. David MOERHING and Rev Susan LINDBLADE. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery.  The family will receive friends in the lobby of the funeral home immediately following the service and at other times in the home of her daughter, Penny Leary-Smith, 289 North Hwy 343, Camden.  (The Daily Advance - Monday, July 18, 2011)

James Henry SAUNDERS

MOYOCK - James Henry SAUNDERS, 77, 508 Tulls Creek Road, Moyock, N.C., died Sunday, May 20, 2007, at Autumn Care Nursing Home, Chesapeake, Va. A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Christian Home Baptist Church, with the Rev. Barry Chris POWELL officiating. A burial will be in Christian Home Church Cemetery, Moyock. A viewing will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. SAUNDERS was formerly employed with Ford Motor Plant, Norfolk, Va., was Deacon for 25 years at Christian Homes Church and Past Master of Lodge 602. He was the son of the late Allen SAUNDERS and Priscilla GRIFFIN and the husband of Elsie B. SAUNDERS of the home. Other survivors include three daughters, Yolanda SAUNDERS of Moyock, James Ann SPELLMAN of Norfolk, Va., and Robin SAUNDERS of Maryland; two sons, Stanley SAUNDERS of Virginia and Wayne SAUNDERS of Moyock; one step-sister, Maggie M. LEE of Moyock; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two step-daughters, Marcella B. BELL and husband, Lyman, of St. Mary's, Ga., and Corliss B. SHEPHERD and husband, Larney of Fredericksburg, Va.; two step-sons, Elton BARNARD and wife, Amy Derion, of Virginia Beach, Va. and Travis BARNARD and wife, Chelly, of Raleigh, N.C.  (The Daily Advance - Thursday, May 24, 2007)

Jeanne Bickford SAUNDERS

IN MOYOCK - Mrs. Jeanne Bickford SAUNDERS, 54, died Saturday afternoon at Leigh Memorial Hospital in Norfolk, Va.  Mrs. SAUNDERS was a native of Massachusetts and lived in Moyock for 14 years.  She was a member of the Baptist Church at Moyock and was the widow of the late Carroll Melvin SAUNDERS and the daughter of the late George and Mrs. Millicent BICKFORD.  Surviving are three daughters: Mrs. jerry McCLANAHAN, Mrs. Jake BANKS and Mrs. Tommy POWERS, all of Moyock; two sons: Thomas Nathan SAUNDERS of Moyock and William Gordon SAUNDERS of the U.S. Army in Honolulu; one brother, William BICKFORD of Tulls Bay, Moyock; one step-brother, Eric COULBURKE of Washington, D.C.; and 8 grandchildren.  (The Southern Post (Coinjock) - December 30, 1981; pg. 8)

Lemuel M. SAUNDERS

ELIZABETH CITY - Lemuel "L.M." SAUNDERS, 83, of 1407 Penny Drive, Elizabeth City, N.C., and formerly of Waterlily, N.C., died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, in Albemarle Hospital. He was born in Currituck County, N.C., the son of the late Lemuel M. and Clarissia Midgett SAUNDERS, and was the widower of Anita Midgett SAUNDERS. Mr. SAUNDERS was a retired welder for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in World War II, and also was a retired fisherman. Mr. SAUNDERS is survived by a daughter, Sandra Saunders RUSSELL and husband, Richard, of Elizabeth City, NC..; a son, John W. SAUNDERS and wife, Cindy, of Edenton, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at 11 a.m. in Hampton Cemetery in Waterlily, N.C., with Minister Michael DUFFER officiating. Military Honors will be performed by the William Clarence Jackson VFW Post 6060. The family will receive family and friends at the residence. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, N.C., is in charge of funeral arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Monday, January 2, 2006)

Orion S. SAUNDERS

HEART ATTACK CLAIMS NORFOLK MAN MONDAY - Orion S. SAUNDERS, 63, died at Nags Head of a heart attack Monday morning.  He was a native of Poplar Branch, had lived in Norfolk for 40 years, and resided at 1006 Watson St.  He was a World War I veteran and a member of the South Norfolk Order of the Moose, Woodmen of the World and Elizabeth Cap. 3.  He was a member of Poplar Branch Methodist Church.  The son of the late Daniel W. and Mrs. Jane Beasley SAUNDERS, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Roxey Gregory SAUNDERS; a daughter, Mrs. Robert W. OSIER of Norfolk; a sister, Mrs. Addie DOXEY; two brothers: E.W. SAUNDERS and Lorraine SAUNDERS, all of Poplar Branch; and a grandson, Robert E. OSIER of Norfolk.  Funeral services were conducted Thursday.  Burial was in Riverside Memorial Park in Norfolk.  (The Coastland Times - Friday, August 29, 1958; pg. 1)

Tyler Kirk SAUNDERS

AYDLETT - Tyler Kirk SAUNDERS was stillborn at Albemarle Hospital Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007. Tyler is survived by his parents, Casey Rhea MOSHER and Kirk Alexander SAUNDERS, both of Aydlett, N.C.; maternal grandparents, Robert and Kelly SHERER of Aydlett, N.C.; paternal grandparents, Ben and Nellie SCARBOROUGH of Moyock, N.C.; maternal great-grandparents, Stonewall B. and Shirley PITTMAN of Aydlett, N.C.; and paternal great-grandparents, Caleb STOWE and Yvonne LILLY of Elizabeth City, N.C. and Jenette SCARBOROUGH of Virginia Beach, Va. A graveside funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007, at Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Chaplain Doug SIMONS officiating. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Friday, January 5, 2007)

Thomas Leary SAUNDERS

GRANDY - Thomas Leary SAUNDERS, 44, of the 100 block of Nathan Drive, died April 10, 2007. A funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Macedonia Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, Poplar Branch. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, April 14, 2007)

Willie Leon SAUNDERS, SR.

Willie Leon SAUNDERS, SR., 63, died July 13, 1991, in a Chesapeake hospital.  Mr. SAUNDERS was born in Currituck County. He had retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation as a bridge attendant and had served in the merchant marine. He was a member and deacon of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Sandy Ridge Masonic Lodge 230 and the Order of Eastern Star 150. Survivors include his wife, Minnie Lee SAUNDERS; a daughter, Barbara Jean GRIFFIN of Jarvisburg; four sons, Willie SAUNDERS Jr. of Jarvisburg, William E. SAUNDERS and Wilford R. SAUNDERS, both of Fayetteville, and Carlton L. SAUNDERS of Los Gatos, Calif.; his mother, Rachel S. WILLIAMS of Jarvisburg; his father, J.D. TAYLOR of Harbinger; three sisters, Marie THOMAS and Ernestine JOHNSON, both of New York City, and Gladys JAMISON; two brothers, Louis TAYLOR of New York City and Johnnie TAYLOR of Amarillo, Texas; 15 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. today in Corinth Missionary Baptist Church by the Rev. Walter L. JONES. Burial with Masonic rites will be in the church cemetery. Viewing will be from noon to 1 p.m. today. Friends may join the family at the residence. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 16, 1991; pg. D2)

Ann Bartlett SAUVAGER

AYDLETT - Ann Bartlett SAUVAGER, 85, of Mechanicsville, Va. and Aydlett, died Sunday, Nov. 27, at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City.  She was born in Norfolk, Va. to the late Laban Wellons and Patsey Butler BARTLETT and was the widow of Floyd SAUVAGER.  Mrs. SAUVAGER was a former member of South Norfolk Congregational Christian Church and was a member of Trinity Christian Church in Mechanicsville.  Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Howard W. and Conni EVANS of Mechanicsville; her daughter and son-in-law, Deane E. and Larry BROTHERS of Aydlett; her grandsons, Howard T. BROTHERS and wife Jennifer, Timothy S. EVANS and Matthew Bartlett EVANS; her granddaughters, Dr. Tamara J. BROTHERS and Mary E. KULP and husband Mike.  Mrs. SAUVAGER is also survived by five great-grandchildren: Stephen and Stacy BROTHERS, Evan KULP, Amanda and Bryan COMBS.  She was predeceased by her husbands, Howard D. EVANS and Daniel R. LEARY.  A service will be held at Twiford's Colonial Chapel on Thursday at 1 p.m.  Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Norfolk.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, December 1, 2005; pg. 10A)

Alice V. SAWYER
Carolina Deaths
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. , Dec. 31 –
Mrs. Alice V. SAWYER, 53, died unexpectedly Saturday morning at her home in Barco at 11:20 o'clock. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Annie Smith SAWYER. She was a native of Washington County and had been living in Barco for the past 25 years. She was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church of Elizabeth City. She is survived by her husband, Jerry SAWYER; two daughters: Mrs. Alvin O'NEAL of Camden and Mrs. Herbert Lee WHITE of Barco; two sons: Jack D. SAWYER of Elizabeth City and Henry C. SAWYER of the US Navy stationed at Key West, Fla.; a step-mother, Mrs. Henry SAWYER of Elizabeth City; three sisters: Mrs. Calia BIGGS of Powells Point, Mrs. Frank PHELPS of Berkley, Va. and Mrs. Richard BUCK of Elizabeth City; two brothers: Tom SAWYER and Eddie SAWYER of Elizabeth City; two half-sisters: Mrs. Z.D. MIDGETT of Kitty Hawk and Mrs. Cassie MORRISETTE of Raleigh; two half-brothers: Vernon SAWYER of Elizabeth City and Henry W. SAWYER of Alabama; and 14 grandchildren. The body was taken to the Twiford Funeral Home pending completion of arrangements. (The Virginian Pilot – December 1950)

Ambrose Augustus SAWYER, Sr.

SHAWBORO - Mr. Ambrose Augustus SAWYER, SR., age 76, of Shawboro, NC, died Monday, May 9, 2005, at Winslow Memorial Nursing Home in Elizabeth City. Mr. SAWYER, a native of Perquimans County, was the son of the late Ambrose Levi SAWYER and Bessie Goodwin SAWYER and the husband of Octavia Jones SAWYER of the residence. He was a retired mechanic and a member of The First Baptist Church.  Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Ambrose A. SAWYER, JR., of the residence; and a sister, Marie S. JONES of Shawboro, NC.  A memorial service will be Saturday, May 14, 2005 at 3:00 PM at The First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim McGEE and the Rev. Charles WELLONS officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence and immediately after the service in the church parlor.  Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 Church Street, Ellizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Wednesday, May 11, 2005)

Ambrose Levi SAWYER

Ambrose Levi SAWYER, 82, died Oct. 15, 1992, in an Elizabeth City hospital.  Mr. SAWYER was born in Currituck County. He retired as owner and operator of A.L. Sawyer's Garage and was a member of Providence Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife, Bessie Goodwin SAWYER; a daughter, Marie S. JONES, and a son, Ambrose A. SAWYER, SR., both of Gregory; a sister, Rena S. JONES of Moyock; a brother, Charlie SAWYER of Elizabeth City; and a grandchild.  The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Providence Baptist Church by the Rev. Robert PHIPPS and the Rev. C.H. WELLONS. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park. Friends may join the family at the residence. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Church Street, Elizabeth City, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – October 17, 1992; pg. D2)

Anna Mack SAWYER

GRANDY - Anna "Ann" SAWYER, 89, of 115 Holly Crescent, Walnut Island, Grandy, NC 27939, died December 17, 2007 at the Albemarle Hospital. Mrs. SAWYER, born in Summerville, Massachusetts, was the daughter of the late Richard MACK and Eleanor MACK and the widow of Robert Wilson SAWYER. Mrs. SAWYER was the Assistant Coordinator at the Currituck Senior Center and received the 2003 Outstanding Oldest Worker of North Carolina Experience Works Prime Time Award.  Mrs. SAWYER is survived by several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Tracy SIMPSON, and Currituck Senior Center Friends.   A graveside service will be Saturday, December 22, 2007 at 1:00 PM in Laurel Memorial Gardens. A visitation will be Friday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Twiford’s Northside Chapel, 1115 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, December 23, 2007; pg. 10A)

Barbara Tatem SAWYER

BARCO - Barbara Tatem SAWYER, 79, of 128 Ed Sawyer Lane, Barco, NC died Tuesday, October 13, 2009, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA. Born in Currituck County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Peter A. and Ruth Hazel Stewart TATEM and was the wife of Mr. Robert Glenn SAWYER, SR. of the residence. She was a member of Coinjock Baptist Church.  Along with her husband, Mrs. SAWYER is survived by her sons, Robert Glenn SAWYER, JR. and wife Julie of Kill Devil Hills, NC, and Donald Wayne SAWYER and wife Heidi of Waterlily, NC; grandchildren, Robert Glenn SAWYER, III, Mary Elizabeth CHARLISH, Jesse SAWYER, and Katie SAWYER; and great grandchildren, Robert Glenn SAWYER, IV, and Jack Douglas CHARLISH  A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. at Coinjock Baptist Church, 193 Worth Guard Road, Coinjock, NC with Rev. Charles WELLONS and Mr. Wayne TWIFORD officiating. Burial will be in the Sawyer Family Cemetery, Barco, NC. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church and at other times at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 404 Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Sawyer family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Bernie Evelyn Parker SAWYER

ELIZABETH CITY Bernie Evelyn Parker SAWYER, 98, of Elizabeth City (a former resident of Spot), died at Guardian Care Nursing Home on Sunday, July 28. She was born in Aydlett and was former owner/operator of Sawyer's Hunting and Fishing Lodge in Spot. She was a member of the Coinjock Lodge Chapter #218 Order of the Eastern Star, the Powells Point Christian Church, the Ladies Aid Society, a charter member of the Powells Point Home Demonstration Club, and a charter member of the Whale Head Hunting Club Currituck Wildlife Museum in Corolla. She was the widow of Grover Cleveland SAWYER, SR. and the daughter of the late Hillary and Ada Harrison PARKER. She is survived by a daughter, Marguerite S. FOSTER of Elizabeth City; a son, G.C. SAWYER, JR. of Spot; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Graveside services were held Tuesday in Powells Point Christian Church Cemetery in Harbinger with the Rev. Roger COPE officiating. Eastern Star rites were conducted. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City was in charge. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, August 1, 1996; pg. 6A)

Bessie G. SAWYER

Bessie G. SAWYER, 84, died Oct. 30, 1994. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in Providence Baptist Church, Shawboro. Twiford Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 2, 1994; pg. B6)

Betty Powell SAWYER

Betty Powell SAWYER, 71, died April 26, 1994. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today in Samuel Chapel Holiness Church in Moyock. Robinson and Son Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – April 30, 1994; pg. D2)

Billy Ferebee SAWYER

MOYOCK - Billy Ferebee SAWYER, 72, died Feb. 26, 2001, at his residence. Mr. SAWYER was born in Shawboro, N.C., to the late Thelma Margaret and Lawrence Linwood SAWYER. Mr. SAWYER was a veteran, having retired as a senior master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force after serving for 27 years. He later worked as a barber in Moyock. Mr. SAWYER was a member of the VFW Post 10949 and Great Bridge Baptist Church. He was predeceased by his wife, Geneva M. SAWYER.  He is survived by two daughters, Marsha STONECYPHER and husband, Daniel, and Kathie ZIMBRO and husband, Donald, both of Moyock; two sons, David SAWYER and William L. "Bill" SAWYER and wife, Teresa, both of Moyock; four grandchildren, Michael WEATHERLY, JR., Christopher ZIMBRO, Genevieve SAWYER and Mark STONECYPHER, all of Moyock.  A funeral with military honors will be held Friday at 7 p.m. at Twiford's Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake, with pastors Charles MOSELEY and Vic RAMSEY officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - February 28, 2001; pg. B9) [Obituary kindly submitted by George D. Waterfield]

Calvin Lee SAWYER

MOYOCK - Calvin Lee SAWYER died at his home in Moyock on Dec. 9, 2003. A native of Tyrell County, N.C., he was the son of the late Madison and Joanne SAWYER. Calvin retired from civil service as a carpenter/locksmith. For many years he was a part-time hunting guide at Knotts Island, N.C. In his retirement Calvin loved to hunt, fish and was an avid gardener who enjoyed sharing his bounty with family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Smith SAWYER; son, David M. SAWYER and his wife Karen; granddaughter, Pamela SAWYER of Chesapeake; grandson, Gerald L. SAWYER, JR. of Prince George, Va.; adopted granddaughter, Amanda SPEDALIERE of Gloucester, Va.; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Gerald L. SAWYER, SR. and a granddaughter, Michele L. SAWYER. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Rosewood Memorial Park. Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel, is handling arrangements. Family will receive friends at his home from 6 to 8 p.m. today.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Thursday, December 11, 2003)

Catherine Cotter SAWYER

Catherine Cotter SAWYER, 96, a native of Currituck County, Moyock, N. C. died Thursday, July 19, 2007 at the Albemarle Hospital.  Mrs. SAWYER was born in Currituck County and was the daughter of the late Quint T. COTTER and Anthia West COTTER. She was preceded in death by her husband Norfleet SAWYER. She was a Baptist.  Survivors are her daughter; Minnie S. ARNOLD of Camden, N. C., her sons Fleetwood SAWYER and Vincent SAWYER both of Elizabeth City, N. C., and Eugene “Pee Wee” SAWYER of Moyock, N. C., and her nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  A graveside funeral service will be held Sunday, July 22, at 3:00 P. M. at the Moyock Cemetery, Moyock, N. C. with Rev. Don CARTER officiating. The family will receive friends at Twiford Funeral Home, Saturday evening July 21, from 7:00 P. M. to 8:00 P. M. and other times of her daughter Minnie S. Arnold 235 Sawyer’s Creek Road, Camden, N. C.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Sawyer family with arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home obituary posted Friday, July 20, 2007)

Charlie C. SAWYER

Rev. Charlie C. SAWYER, 88 formerly of  Moyock, North Carolina died on Saturday Oct. 16, 2010 in Sentera Nursing Center Hwy 168 Barco, N.C.   The son of the late Tom and Hattie Bright SAWYER was born in Pasquotank County, North Carolina and was a member of Christian Home Missionary Baptist Church. The  Rev. SAWYER was retired from NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. were he was employed in the Public Utilities Division.   He leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Betty Jean Sawyer GRIFFIN and her husband Elijah of Moyock, N.C.;  two sons, Thomas G. SAWYER, SR. and his wife, Myra, Ricky D. SAWYER and his wife, Loretta, of Moyock, N.C.;  daughter-in-law. Estela SAWYER; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.  Funeral service for Rev. Sawyer will be held on Wednesday Oct. 20, 2010 at 1 p.m. in Christian Home Missionary Baptist Church, Moyock, N.C. by the Rev. Ronnie CULLEY.  Burial will follow in the Moyock Community Cemetery.  Viewing will be Tuesday Oct. 19, 2010 in the Funeral Home from 5 until 9:00 p.m.  The family will receive friends at the home of his son and daughter in law, Mr. and Mrs. Ricky SAWYER 123 Tabby Street Moyock, N.C.   A. C. Robinson & Son Funeral Home 1100 Southern Avenue Elizabeth City, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Tuesday, October 19, 2010)

Charlie C. SAWYER, JR.

Charlie C. SAWYER, JR., affectionately known as "Sonny" or "Sonny Boy", of the 1000 Block of Elysian Place, went home to be with his Lord and Saviour on Friday, May 14, 2010 while at Chesapeake General Hospital. "Sonny" was born in Moyock, to Charlie C. SAWYER, SR. and the late Betty Sue Powell SAWYER. He was also predeceased by a sister, Patricia SAWYER and grandchild London. He retired from the Ford Plant as a Fork Lift Driver after 30 years of service and was a faithful member of Samuel Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church where he taught Sunday School and served on the Deacon Board. He leaves to cherish precious memories, a loving and devoted wife, Estele SAWYER; four daughters, Vicki, Imelda, Ester and Estele Mae; six sons, Charlie Wayne, Kenneth Lee (Stephanie), Edgar, Edmon, Israel (Kesha) and Cisco; father, Charlie C. SAWYER SR.; one sister, Betty Griffin (Elijah); two brothers, Thomas (Myra) and Ricky Darnell (Loretta); fifteen grandchildren; April, Shareece, Aesha, Donovan, Marquis, Diamond, Ashley, Timothy, Shedrick; Oliver, Javon, Ashanti, Shykera, Ayani and Harmoni; one great-grandchild, Jaden; two aunts; one uncle; one great-aunt; in-laws; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. A homegoing service will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 1 p.m. in Samuel Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church; Moyock, with Bishop Little Joe POWELL, JR. presiding. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Viewing will at the funeral home today from 3 p.m.until 7:30 p.m.  Fitchett Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.  Danielle M. Fitchett Mann-Funeral Director.  (The Daily Advance - Tuesday, May 18, 2010)

Charlie Samuel SAWYER

(Unknown newspaper - circa Oct. 19, 1966)  Obituary submitted by Judy Merrell BrickhouseCharlie S. Sawyer was born Oct. 7, 1894 & died Oct. 17, 1966 [see his death certificate]

Claud SAWYER
Sept. 14, 1949
[Obit off-site]

Clifton Ferebee SAWYER

SHAWBORO - Clifton Ferebee SAWYER, 79, of Route 1, died Sunday, July 12, 1998, in his home.  Mr. SAWYER was born in Currituck County. The son of the late Pete and Mrs. Annie Ferebee SAWYER, he had retired from the Norfolk Assembly Plant of Ford Motor Co. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Providence Baptist Church.  Surviving are his wife of 48 years, Earlene Wilson SAWYER; a daughter, Mary W. WEAVIL of Winston-Salem; a son, Calvin W. WINSLOW of Camden; three sisters: Inez HARRIS of Westminster, Calif., Onida SCHIEGI of Houston, Texas and Pauline JEWELL of Shawboro; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Providence Baptist Church by the Rev. E. Thomas HALL and the Rev. Charles H. WELLONS. Burial will follow in New Hollywood Cemetery, with Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, in charge of arrangements. The body will be placed in the church at noon Tuesday. The family is receiving friends at the residence.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 13, 1998; pg. B6)

Davis M. SAWYER, JR.

Davis M. SAWYER, JR., 82, retired Pasquotank County Sheriff, of 555 Highway 158, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, September 13, 2010 at Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Currituck County, NC, he was the son of the late Gertie M. and Davis M. SAWYER, SR. and was the husband of Ann SAWYER of the residence.  He was predeceased by his first wife Talmadge E. SAWYER.  He had been employed by Perry Motor Company, Culpepper Motor Company, the Elizabeth City Police Department, and the Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office as Deputy and Chief Deputy before being elected Sheriff of Pasquotank County in December 1970 where he served until December 1994.  His law enforcement career totaled thirty-six years.  He created the DARE Drug Program in Pasquotank County Schools.  He served as a County Commissioner, and on the Social Service Board, Human Services Board, Community Development Board, and Finance Board.  Mr. SAWYER was a member of First United Methodist Church where he was a member and past President of the Men’s Bible Class and had previously been a member and past Deacon of the Elizabeth City Church of Christ.  He was a member of Eureka Lodge 317 AF & AM, New Bern Scottish Rites Consistory 3, the Sudan Shriners, Elizabeth City Shrine Club, Elizabeth City Elks Club, Elizabeth City Moose Lodge, the Pasquotank Tribe 8 Improved Order of Red Men, the Elizabeth City Lions Club where he had served as President, Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce, past President of the Elizabeth City Girl’s Club, past Vice-President of the Salvation Army Board, Retired Police Officer’s Association, Government Employees Association, NC Sheriff’s Association, National Sheriffs Association, National Chief’s of Police Association and a  Lieutenant in NC Civil Air Patrol.  Mr. SAWYER was awarded plaques and certificates for: Babe Ruth Teener League, Muscular Dystrophy, United Way, Kiwanis Club, NC Community Watch Association, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Albemarle Hospital, One on One Elizabeth City, Elizabeth City Lion’s Club, NC Sheriff Training and Standards Department of Advance Service Award, National Commission of Professional Law Enforcement Standards, Lion of the Year, Elk’s Club Distinguished Citizenship Award, Who’s Who in American Law Enforcement, Boss of the Year, V.F.W Citizenship Award, Elizabeth City State University for Service to the Community, Best Public Official in Daily Advance, Outstanding Community Leader by Inner City Forum, Retired Service Award from NC Sheriff’s Association, Order of The Long Leaf Pine by Governor’s Office of NC.  He was front page feature in a homicide story in November 1992 in Detective Magazine along with Currituck County Sheriff Norman NEWBERN and Elizabeth City Police Chief W.C. OWENS.  Along with his wife, Mr. SAWYER is survived by his daughter, Shelby Jean MATTHEWS; a step-daughter, Earline, and husband Paul STALLINGS; step-daughter-in-law Mary TEMPLE; four grandchildren, Rebecca WYNNE, Janet and husband Dr. Ken LAMM, Darlene and husband William SANDERLIN, and Stacey and wife Peggy MATTHEWS; five step-grandchildren, Brian and wife Allison STALLINGS, Andrea TEMPLE and fiancé Walt PARKER, Christy and husband James BAILEY, Lisa and husband Kevin BAILEY, and Dean STALLINGS seventeen great grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike FRESE and the Rev. Toni WOOD officiating.  Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.; immediately following the service at the church; and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Sawyer family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Doris Wohlford SAWYER

Doris Wohlford SAWYER, 78, of 120 Ed Sawyer Lane, Barco, NC died Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Albemarle Hospital.  A native of Crockett, VA, she was the daughter of the late William Clarence “Jaybird” WOHLFORD and Beulah WOHLFORD and the widow of Isaac D. SAWYER.  She was a graduate of Rural Retreat High School and Radford College.  She was an Elementary School Teacher for fifteen years at Little Creek Elementary, Courthouse Elementary and Indian River Elementary Schools.  She was the Director of Elections for Currituck County for seventeen years and an avid supporter of Currituck 4–H Program and a long term 4-H Leader.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church and Coinjock Baptist Church.  She was predeceased by her son, William E. SAWYER; sister, Betty LOOMIS; and brother, William WOHLFORD.  A funeral service will be Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Coinjock Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky BISHOP and Mr. Rodney SAWYER officiating.  Burial will be in the Sawyer Family Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. Rodney SAWYER, 3676 Caratoke Highway, Maple, NC.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sawyer family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Dorothy Powers SAWYER

CHESAPEAKE - Dorothy (Dot) Powers SAWYER, 86, passed away on February 19, 2012 in Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  Born in Moyock, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Emmett E. and Lela Miller POWERS.  She was a Sunday School Teacher at Deep Creek Baptist Church where she was a member for 56 years. She was a member of the Dorcas Sunday School class and the WMU Circle at Deep Creek Baptist Church. Her passions were to care for her family and others. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She was just the kind of person who would give you what ever you needed. She was a kind, generous, forgiving and strong woman, emotionally and spiritually.   She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Walter Eugene SAWYER and her daughter, Dorothy Carolyn Sawyer BREWER.  She is survived by her son, Mark E. SAWYER; her brother, Ralph POWERS and sister, Lorraine GUIDRY; her four grandchildren, Charlene Brewer SMALL, Matthew Thomas BREWER, Kameron Mark SAWYER and Kylie Grace SAWYER. She is also survived by her six great- grandchildren, Mary, Salena, Cara-Lyn, Michaela, Harley and Dylon; and her one great-great-grandchild, McKenna. She is also survived by a large extended family and very close friends.  The funeral service will be conducted at 12 noon, Wednesday, February 22, at Deep Creek Baptist Church, 250 Mill Creek Pkwy, Chesapeake 23323. Reverend Larry Ryals will officiate. Interment will follow in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk.  Friends are invited to visit with the family on Tuesday, February 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Road, Chesapeake.  (The Virginian-Pilot – Tuesday, February 21, 2012)

Earlene Wilson SAWYER

SHAWBORO - Earlene Wilson SAWYER, 79, of the 600 block of Shawboro Road, died Dec. 21, 2002. A funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Providence Baptist Church. Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – December 22, 2002; pg. B7)

Effie Morissette SAWYER

Effie Morissette SAWYER, 89, passed away on Jan. 27, 2004. She was born on Bells Island, N.C., to the late Henry MORISSETTE and Lydia B. MORISSETTE. She was also predeceased by her husband, Nelson L. "Shirt" SAWYER; a son, Terry SAWYER and a sister, Angeline HAYMAN. Mrs. SAWYER is survived by two sons, A. Lou SAWYER and wife Peg of Virginia Beach and the Rev. Willard L. SAWYER and wife Nora of Colonial Heights; a daughter-in-law, Wanda SAWYER of Norfolk; six grandchildren, David, Darrell and Donald SAWYER of Norfolk and Robert, Jason and Carrie SAWYER of Colonial Heights; three great-grandchildren; and many other loving relatives and friends. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be private at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends and relatives at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the Brentwood Baptist Church Memorial Fund where she was a charter member.  (Posted on the Currituck mailing list Feb. 3, 2004 by L. Thompson)

Elizabeth Grandy  SAWYER

Elizabeth Grandy SAWYER, 75 of 489 Poplar Branch Rd., Poplar Branch, NC, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Albemarle Hospital.  She was the daughter of the late Marshall C.  and Anna Summerell GRANDY and the wife  of  William “Bill” SAWYER.  She was a homemaker and beloved mother and a member of the Powells Point Christian Church.  In addition to her husband, Elizabeth  is survived by three daughters, Cindy WILLIAMS and husband Don of Moyock, Kim ZAWISKIE and husband Andy of Poplar Branch and Debra HOMER and husband Patrick of Grandy;   her beloved  sister Mable COOPER and husband Ronnie; a brother Wiley GRANDY both of Poplar Branch; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by a sister, Rosalie GRANDY and brothers Colon GRANDY and George Allen GRANDY.  Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 2, 2013, at 2:00 p. m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Pastor Keith HAMM officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7:00 until 8:00 pm at the funeral home, in the lobby of the funeral home after the service and at other times at the residence.  Flowers are welcome.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Sawyer family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Emily Ralph  SAWYER

Currituck resident Emily Ralph SAWYER, 88, of 100 White Heron Drive, Currituck, N.C., died at her residence on Sunday, April 6, 2008. Born in Pasquotank County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Dorsey RALPH and Minnie Pritchard RALPH, and was the widow of Oscar S. SAWYER, JR.  Mrs. SAWYER was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse who worked with Dr. WEEKS, was a member of Berea Baptist Church, and attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. SAWYER is survived by two daughters, Frances CARTER and husband, Richard, and Sandra CONNER and husband, John, all of Currituck, N.C.; two sisters, Catherine JONES of Currituck, N.C., and Mary HOLDER of Elizabeth City, N.C.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by one sister and four brothers. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at 2 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel and officiated by the Rev. William ROYAL. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held today from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home, and after the service on Wednesday, and at other times the family will receive friends at the residence. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church, Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance – Tuesday, April 8, 2008)

Flora Mae SAWYER

CHESAPEAKE - Flora Mae SAWYER, 47, passed away April 30, 2004. She was born in Moyock, N.C., to Willie MOYE, SR. and Daisy Sally L. SWAIN. She was a member of Agape Community Outreach Center, Virginia Beach, and a baker with Morrison's Cafeteria and Golden Corral. She is survived by her parents; daughter, LaFrance MOYE; son, Jackie J. "Money" MOYE, both of Chesapeake; three sisters, Cinda JENKINS and Rosa MOYE, both of Norfolk and Valerie MOYE of Chesapeake; four brothers, Willie MOYE, JR. of Richmond, Maurice MOYE, Eddie MOYE, SR. and Donnell MOYE, all of Norfolk; two grandchildren, Anita Denise MOYE-SAWYER and Keishauna COPELAND. A service will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at St. Paul COGIC, 1615 Isaac St., Norfolk. The Cremation Society of Virginia, Virginia Beach, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, May 4, 2004)

Frances Ayers SAWYER

Frances Ayers SAWYER, 63, of the 100 block of Sound Shore Drive, died June 21, 1999, at her residence.  She was born in Florence, S.C., the daughter of the late Hobart and Adrienne Courtenay McCALLISTER and was the wife of John W. SAWYER, JR. of the home. She was a retired director of Social Services for Currituck after 30 years, a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church and the Sound Side Home Extension Club.  Besides her husband, Mrs. SAWYER is survived by two daughters, Diane SAWYER of Currituck and Deborah SAWYER of Manteo, N.C.; a stepson, John W. SAWYER III of Roanoke; and five grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, with the Rev. Frank THIGPEN officiating. Burial will follow in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the residence.  (The Virginian-Pilot – June 22, 1999; pg. B9)

Frances Markham SAWYER

Frances Markham SAWYER, 78, of 134 South Mills Road, Moyock, NC died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  Born in Pasquotank County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry MARKHAM and Sallie Bateman MARKHAM and the wife of Louis Eugene SAWYER of the residence.  She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Moyock Baptist Church.  Besides her husband she is survived by a son, Donald Eugene SAWYER and wife Susan of Moyock, NC; a brother, Dr. Frankie Bell MARKHAM and wife Marty of Byhalia, MS; and two granddaughters, Debby AYDLETT and husband Chris of Wilmington, NC and Michelle SAWYER of Moyock, NC.  A graveside funeral service will be Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Moyock Cemetery with the Rev. James HARRINGTON officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sawyer family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Geneva Miller SAWYER

Geneva "Marie" Miller  SAWYER, 67, of Tulls Creek Road, died Nov. 19, 1996, in her residence. She was born in Hertford, N.C., Aug. 29, 1929, the daughter of the late Eldon L. MILLER, SR.  She was a loving homemaker and a member of Great Bridge Baptist Church, past president of Moyock Ruritan Club, president of Currituck County Cancer Society, a member of Virginia Edward's Extension Homemakers Club and treasurer of the Currituck County Extension Homemakers.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 20, 1996; pg. B7)  [Obituary kindly submitted by George D. Waterfield.]

Grover Cleveland SAWYER, JR.

POWELLS POINT - Grover Cleveland SAWYER, JR., age 82 of Powells Point, NC, died Friday, April 2, 2004, in Guardian Care Nursing Home. He was a native of Currituck County, NC, and was the son of the late Grover Cleveland SAWYER, SR., and Bernie Parker SAWYER, and was the husband of Nan Forbes SAWYER of the residence.  Mr. SAWYER served in the US Navy and was a retired Postmaster at Harbinger Post Office, and was a member of Powells Point Christian Church.  Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Joy COPE of Grifton, NC, and Lisa Van CUREN of Camden, NC; one son Clevie SAWYER of Spot, NC; one sister Marguerite FOSTER of Elizabeth City, NC; six grandchildren Laura, Jamie, Rachel, Rebekah, Annah, and Krista; one great grandchild, Ahlyn.  A graveside service will be Sunday, April 4, 2004 at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Roger COPE officiating. Burial will follow in the Powells Point Christian Church Cemetery. The family will friends immediately following the service. At other times the family will be at the residence. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, April 3, 2004; pg. B7)

Grover Cleveland SAWYER, SR.

POWELLS POINT - Funeral services for Grover Cleveland SAWYER, SR., who died Wednesday morning in the Albemarle Hospital, were conducted Friday afternoon at 2:30 in Powells Point Christian Church by the Rev. Glen MORAN, pastor. Dr. C.N. WRIGHT played several organ selections during the service. The casket was draped with the American flag. The casket pall was made of red roses, white snaps, baby breath and fern. Active pallbearers were T.G. GRIGGS, T.R. MELSON, Roy SUMRELL, O.D. HAMPTON, Jarvis GRIGGS, L.L. DOWDY, Joe DZWOUSKI and Reggie OWENS. Burial followed in the church cemetery. (The Coastland Times – May 19, 1962)

POWELLS POINT - Funeral services were conducted Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Powells Point Christian Church for Grover Cleveland SAWYER of Spot, Currituck County, who died Wednesday morning in Elizabeth City hospital after a long illness. He was a popular and widely-known citizen of the county of which he was a native and lifelong resident and he lived in the community of Spot where he owned and operated the Sawyer Hunting and Fishing Lodge. He was the son of the late Samuel G. and Lydia Harrison SAWYER, a member of the Powells Point Christian Church, a veteran of WWI and a member of the Seth E. Perry Post of the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bernie P. SAWYER; one daughter, Mrs. Marguerite S. FOSTER of Elizabeth City; one son, Grover C. SAWYER, JR. of Spot; five sisters: Mrs. Julia ODEN, Mrs. Frances DOYLE and Mrs. Louise B. SMITH of Harbinger, Mrs. Beatrice S. GARRETT of Elizabeth City and Mrs. Luray PARKER of Spot; two brothers: Sam SAWYER of Spot and Walter SAWYER of Mamie; and 3 grandchildren. (The Coastland Times – May 25, 1962)

Hattie Allene Morse SAWYER

IN BARCO - Hattie Allene Morse SAWYER, 74, a native of Corolla, died Sunday in a hospital.  She was the widow of Edmond SAWYER and was a member of Coinjock Baptist Church.  Survivors include four sons: Isaac SAWYER, Milford SAWYER and William SAWYER, all of Barco, and Robert SAWYER of Norfolk, Va.; a sister, Mrs. John BARTLETT of Elizabeth City; three brothers: Ellsworth MORSE of Coinjock, Robert MORSE of Swan Quarter and Richard MORSE of Cape May, N.J.; 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  A funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Twiford Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City by the Rev. Carter MORRELL.  Burial was in Sawyer Family Cemetery in Barco.  (The Southern Post (Coinjock) - May 5, 1982; pg. 8)

Isaac D. SAWYER

BARCO - Isaac "Ikey" D. SAWYER, 71, died Tuesday, August 24 in the Albemarle Hospital.  Mr. SAWYER was a native of Currituck County, a member of the American Legion Hut Coinjock Post #388, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran of WWII, and a Baptist.  He was retired from NARF (Naval Air Rework Facility).  He was the husband of Doris Dean Wohlford SAWYER of the residence and the son of the late Edmond D. SAWYER and Hattie Alene Morse SAWYER.  Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, William Edward SAWYER of Grandy; two brothers: Robert G. SAWYER of Norfolk, Va. and William "Bill" H. SAWYER of Harrington, Del.  A funeral service will be held Friday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles WELLONS officiating.  Burial will follow in the Sawyer Family Cemetery in Barco.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. and at other times at the residence.  Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, August 26, 1999; pg. 6A)

Jan Charles SAWYER

AYDLETT - Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Norfolk, Jan Charles SAWYER, a wonderful husband, father, grandpa and great-grandfather, passed to his next journey at peace with his family by his side.  Jan was predeceased by his parents, Charles SAWYER and Patricia Dobbie SAWYER; his brother Ralph SAWYER, and his son Mark SAWYER.  Jan was the original owner of Outer Banks Glass since 1979, when he moved his family to the Outer Banks. Jan loved to hunt, bowl and travel with his family. There are so many treasured memories with friends and family. He will never be forgotten.  Surviving Jan is his loving wife of 52 years, Carol; his son Chuck SAWYER (Tammy), and his daughter, Kim SAWYER; four grandchildren Chuck SAWYER, Keshia SAWYER, Cory SAWYER, and Desi HARVEY; eight great-grandchildren, Christian, Jazmine, Destinee, Addison, Jayla, Lilly, Dalylah, and Alexis; two grandsons-in-law, Aaron FITZGERALD and Jay WILKINS; one nephew, Jeff SAWYER; one niece, Theresa VACHON; a sister-in-law, Jeanette SAWYER; and many wonderful extended family members and friends. Besides his family, Jan will be greatly missed and treasured by his two pals, Duffy and Gracie. Rest in peace sweetheart until we can be together again.   A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Powell's Point Baptist Church, 8383 Caratoke Highway in Currituck. The Reverend Eugene McLAWHORN will be the eulogist.  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, March 16, 2013)

John W. SAWYER, JR.

CURRITUCK - John W. SAWYER, JR., 91, formerly of Currituck, NC died Tuesday evening, March 23, 2004, in the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. SAWYER was born in Norfolk, Va. to the late John W. and Julia Stokley SAWYER and was the widower of the late Frances Ayers SAWYER. He was a retired ship fitter with the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and a member of the Rehoboth Baptist Church.  Mr. SAWYER is survived by three daughters, Diane C. SAWYER of Grandy, NC, Deborah A. SAWYER of Manteo, NC and Susan MEGHDAPOUR of Dallas, TX; two sons, John W. SAWYER, III of Roanoke, Va. and Hugh SAWYER of Atlanta, Ga.; one brother, William SAWYER of Virginia Beach, VA; 11 grandchildren and 1 great- grandchild. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ruth CARROLL and a brother Linwood SAWYER.  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, March 26, 2004, at 2:00 pm in the Rehoboth Baptist Church by Rev. Frank THIGPEN. Burial will follow in the Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Poplar Branch.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, March 25, 2004; pg. 12A)

Jonathan Boutton SAWYER. SR.

POWELLS POINT - Jonathan "John" Boutton SAWYER, SR., age 88, of Powells Point, N. C., died Saturday July 17, 2004 at his residence.  Mr. SAWYER was born in Beaufort County, N. C. and was the son of the late James Lloyd and Mary Ellen Wallace SAWYER. He was preceded in death by his wife Mildred Wallace SAWYER on January 21, 2000, one son Johnny SAWYER and one granddaughter Jennifer G. WOOD. Mr. SAWYER was a veteran of the U. S. Navy serving during World War II, a member of the Jarvisburg Church of Christ, and the retired owner and manager of North River Orchard.  Survivors include three daughters; Alma S. FORBES of Powells Point, N. C. , Susan S. TILLMAN and her husband Lamar of King, N. C. and Anne S. BANKS and her husband Aubrey of Winston-Salem, N. C., ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, and one brother William Lloyd SAWYER of Mt. Holly, N. C.  A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11:00 A. M. at the Jarvisburg Church of Christ with Dennis CREHAN and Lamar TILLMAN officiating. Burial will follow at the Jarvisburg Church of Christ Cemetery on Fisher’s Road. Military rites will be rendered by the V. F. W. Post # 6060 honor guard unit of Elizabeth City, N. C. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  Twiford Funeral Home 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, N. C. is serving the Sawyer Family.  (Daily Advance - Monday, July 19, 2004)

Lawrence Linwood SAWYER

IN MOYOCK - Mr. Lawrence Linwood SAWYER, 77, of Tulls Bay Colony in Moyock, died November 17 in the Chesapeake General Hospital after a short illness.  A native of Camden Co., Mr. SAWYER was retired from the stock department of the Ford Motor Co. and a member of the Providence Baptist Church.  He was the son of the late Clinton and Mrs. Effie Burgess SAWYER.  Funeral services were conducted Nov. 19 at 2:00 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Charles WELLONS.  Burial was in Memory Gardens cemetery.  Twiford's Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Thelma SAWYER of the home; a son, Billy SAWYER of Moyock; 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  (The Southern Post (Coinjock) - December 2, 1981; pg. 4)

Lillie Forbes SAWYER

BARCO - Lillie Forbes SAWYER, 84, died July 4, 2003. Services will be private. Twiford Memorial Chapel is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 5, 2003; pg. B6)

Margaret Ellen SAWYER

CHESAPEAKE - Miss Margaret Ellen SAWYER, 75, passed away Nov. 27, 2010. She was born in Currituck County, North Carolina to the late William C. SAWYER, SR. and Bessie Brown SAWYER. Left to cherish her memory are her brother, James E. SAWYER, SR. and his wife, Linda and her sister, Mary S. DUNKEL, all of Chesapeake and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, John Tully SAWYER and William C. SAWYER, JR. She was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church and her Sunday school class which she loved dearly. The family will receive friends at Graham Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A funeral will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Reggie HESTER and the Rev. Robert Earl ANGE officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. in the Sawyer Family Cemetery, Burnt Mills, N.C.  (The Virginian-Pilot – Monday, November 29, 2010)

Martha Harper SAWYER

BARCO - Martha Harper SAWYER, 85, of Sentara Nursing Home, died June 29, 1999. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Christian Home Baptist Church, Moyock. Walson Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 2, 1999; pg. B8)

Mary Ann SAWYER

POWELLS POINT Mary Ann SAWYER, 39, died Nov. 1 in Kitty Hawk. Mrs. SAWYER was a native of Gatesville. She worked as a cashier at the Food-A-Rama in Kitty Hawk. She was the daughter of Jesse SAWYER of South Mills and the late Mrs. Annie Williams SAWYER. Other survivors include one daughter, Betty Ann KEY of the US Army; and four sons: Joseph W. KEY of the US Army, Enoch Wilson KEY and Billy W. KEY, both of Belcross, and James BUCHANON of Powells Point. Funeral arrangements are pending with Twiford's Memorial Chapel of Elizabeth City. (The Coastland Times – November 6, 1990)

Mary Inez Powers SAWYER

MOYOCK - Mary Inez Powers SAWYER, 72, of 211 South Mills Road, Moyock, died Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Sentara Barco Nursing Home. Born in Currituck County, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Mildred Inez POWERS. Mrs. SAWYER is survived by three sisters, Patricia McPHERSON, Sandra KLINE, and Judy WOOTEN, all of Elizabeth City In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, James E. ROLFE and three brothers, Buddy POWERS, Tommy POWERS, and Frank POWERS. The family wishes to acknowledge special friends, Suellen SKELTON and Judy JONES for the love and care they provided Mrs. SAWYER. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 10, at 2 p.m. at Belvidere Ryland Church of Christ with Minister Oliver CARTWRIGHT officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence of a sister, Judy WOOTEN, 1513 Weeksville Road, Elizabeth City. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, is assisting the Sawyer family.  (The Daily Advance – Tuesday, July 6, 2010)

Maxine Banks SAWYER

POWELLS POINT - Maxine Banks SAWYER, 70, of the 100 block of N. Spot Road, died Feb. 12, 1999. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in Powells Point Christian Church Cemetery. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, Feb. 13, 1999)  [Obituary kindly submitted by George D. Waterfield.]

Milbrun E. SAWYER

Milbrun E. SAWYER, 78, died July 4, 1993. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. today in Powells Point Christian Church Cemetery in Harbinger. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in  Elizabeth City is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 6, 1993; pg. D2)

Milford Rodney SAWYER, SR.

BARCO Milford Rodney SAWYER, SR., 62, of Barco, died Friday, Sept. 23 in Ahoskie. He was a native of Currituck, son of the late Edmond D. and Aleene Morse SAWYER and the husband of Janet Riddick SAWYER of the home; He had retired from the ferry division of the state Dept. of Transportation. He was a member and former deacon of Coinjock Baptist Church, a member of the U.S. Trotting Association and co-owner and operator of Sawyer Bros, Harness Racing Stables. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Lynn S. TADLOCK of Herndon, Va.; two sons: Rodney SAWYER, JR. and Mike SAWYER, both of Barco; three brothers: Isaac D. SAWYER and William Henry SAWYER of Barco and Robert G. SAWYER of Norfolk, Va.; and 5 grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday in Coinjock Baptist Church with the Rev. C.H. WELLONS officiating. Burial followed in the Sawyer Family Cemetery at Barco. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City was in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, September 27, 1994; pg. 11A)

Norman R. Sawyer

WILLIAMSBURG - Norman R. SAWYER, 81, of Williamsburg, died, Saturday, June 26, 2010.  He was born in Point Harbor, N.C. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1946 and was stationed at the Naval Mine Depot where he was a Guard for the main gate. He was always chosen to be out in front because of his distinguished looks and sharp appearance. After being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, he worked for Colonial Williamsburg for 15 years as a maintenance carpenter. He left Colonial Williamsburg and went into business for himself.   He was an accomplished business man as a General Building Contractor, owned Better Buy Building Supply for more than 20 years, and Colonial Maintenance Service. He served on the James City County Board of Zoning Appeals and was a Volunteer on the James City County Red Cross Board of Directors Disaster Action Team. He was the American Red Cross Volunteer of the Year in 1989. But most of all, he was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather and enjoyed spending time on the beaches of Nags Head.  He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Edward SAWYER; mother, Ruth Alma SAWYER; sisters, Martha BEAUDOIN and Mildred WILLIAMSON.  He is survived by wife, Hazel Marie Teague SAWYER to whom he was married for 63 years; his sons, Randy SAWYER, Williamsburg, Mark SAWYER (Wanda), Spring Hill, Tenn.; his grandchildren, Matt SAWYER (Tina), Williamsburg, Ben SAWYER (Jana), Williamsburg, Daniel SAWYER (Lesley), Murfreesboro, Tenn., Carrie SAWYER, Spring Hill, Tenn.; great-grandchildren, Blake and Caden SAWYER, Williamsburg, Jackson SAWYER, Williamsburg; brother, Lewis SAWYER JR., Portsmouth, Va.; sister, Blinda TINO, (Bernie Demarco), Edenton, N.C.; brother-in-law, Vern WILLIAMSON, San Diego, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 29, 2010, in the Bucktrout Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Williamsburg Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.  (Daily Press [Newport News, VA] - June 27, 2010)

Norman Worth SAWYER

HARBINGER - Norman Worth SAWYER, 72, of 8746 Caratoke Hwy., Harbinger, NC, died Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at his residence. Born in Blackwater, VA, he was the son of the late Archie and Minnie Cartwright SAWYER. He was a retired tug boat engineer, attended Vineyard Christian Fellowship, and was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and the Merchant Marines.  Mr. SAWYER is survived by his wife, Barbara Twiford SAWYER of the residence; three sons, Thomas M. SAWYER of Kitty Hawk, NC, and Ty Allen SAWYER and wife Brenda and Chad W. SAWYER and wife Dawn all of Currituck, NC; a sister, Phyllis RICHARDS of Biscoe, NC; a brother, Phillip C. SAWYER of Manteo, NC; and a grandson, Austin SAWYER. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Norman SAWYER.  A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, February 24, 2006 at 11:00 AM at Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, Kitty Hawk, NC. The family will receive friends at the residence.  Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, NC is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, February 23, 2006; pg. 12A))

Oscar Samuel SAWYER

Oscar Samuel SAWYER, 71, died May 22, 1991, in his home.  Mr. SAWYER, a native of Shawboro, had retired from the North Carolina Department of Corrections in Maple. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and a charter member of the Loyal Order of Moose and Odd Fellows lodges.  Survivors include his wife, Emily Ralph SAWYER; two daughters, Sandra S. CONNER of Currituck and Frances S. CARTER of Dale City, Va.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  (The Virginian-Pilot – May 23, 1991; pg. D2)

Robert SAWYER

Robert Sawyer, 86, of 103 Rosewood Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC died Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at his residence.  He was born on October 18, 1925, in Currituck County, NC to the late Talmon and Adelia Sanderlin Sawyer.  Mr. Sawyer was the owner/operator of Robert Sawyer’s, and U.S. Marine veteran of World War II serving in Okinawa in the bomb disposal unit.  He was a member of the Eureka Lodge #317 AF & AM, Elizabeth City Shrine Club, Loyal Order of the Moose and VFW Post #6060.  He attended the Wesley United Methodist Church.  Mr. Sawyer was the widow of the late Doris Branch Sawyer.  He is survived by his fiancée, Phyllis Lane of Elizabeth City, NC; two daughters, Becky Sawyer Smithson of Camden, NC and Robin Sawyer Williams and her fiancé, Roger Gillies, of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Randy Lane and wife, Michelle, of Elizabeth City, NC.  Also, he is survived by six grandchildren, Derek Smithson, Neil Smithson, Carrie Smithson, Robby Williams, Mandy Edwards, and Darlene Lane; seven great grandchildren, Hayden, Makayla, Emily, Gavin, Hannah, Jacob, and Blake.  Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Boots Bundy and Etta McPherson and two brothers, Talmon Sawyer and Leslie Sawyer.  Funeral services with military honors by the VFW Post #6060 will be conducted Friday, October 12, 2012, at 11:00am in the Twiford Memorial Chapel with Rev. Wayne Wood officiating.  Burial will be in the West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends and relatives Thursday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 at the funeral home, also immediately following the chapel service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times at his residence, 103 Rosewood Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC.  The family suggests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory be directed to the Albemarle Hospice, P.O. Box 189, Elizabeth City, NC 27909-0189 or to the American Cancer Society, 404 Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sawyer family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Robert Cecil SAWYER

BARCO Robert Cecil SAWYER, 79, died Aug. 16 in a nursing home. He was born in Boardman. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker #1340. He was a Navy veteran and an Episcopalian. Survivors include three daughters: Sylvia MORRIS of Newport, Mary JOHNSON of Tampa, Fla. And Janet SAWYER of Elizabeth City; a son, John G. SAWYER, II of Hampton; a sister, Juanita FAIRCLOTH of Baltimore; a brother, Thomas R. SAWYER of Newport News; and 7 grandchildren. Graveside services were held Monday in Parklawn Memorial Park in Hampton by the Rev. Joe GRIFFITH. Twiford's Northside Chapel was in charge. (The Coastland Times – August 20, 1991)

Robert Glenn SAWYER, SR

Robert Glenn "Bob" SAWYER, SR., 79, husband, father, pop, salesman, and sportsman, of 128 Ed Sawyer Lane, Barco, NC, died Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at Sentara Leigh Hospital. Mr. SAWYER was born in Currituck County, NC, the son of the late Edmond D. SAWYER and Hattie Morse SAWYER, and the widower of Barbara Tatem SAWYER. He was a member of Coinjock Baptist Church, Norview Masonic Lodge, Norfolk, VA for over 50 years, Scottish Rite, and a Khedive Shriner.  Mr. SAWYER is survived by two sons, Robert Glenn SAWYER, JR. and wife, Julie, of Kill Devil Hills, NC and Donald Wayne SAWYER and wife, Heidi, of Waterlily, NC; four grandchildren, Robert Glenn SAWYER, III and wife, Ashlynn, Mary Elizabeth CHARLISH and husband, Steve, Jesse SAWYER, and Katie SAWYER; and two great-grandchildren, Robert Glenn SAWYER, IV and Jack Douglas CHARLISH.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 3, 2010, at 3:00 p.m. at the Coinjock Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles WELLONS and Wayne TWIFORD officiating. Burial will be in the Sawyer Family Cemetery, Barco, NC. The family will receive friends Friday, April 2, 2010, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel is assisting the family.  (Daily Advance - Friday, April 2, 2010)

Robert Gray SAWYER

SHAWBORO - Robert Gray SAWYER, 82, of Four Forks Road, Shawboro, NC died Thursday, November 01, 2007, in the Albemarle Hospital. He was born in Shawboro, Currituck County, NC to the late Hillery Robert and Affie Sivills SAWYER. Mr. SAWYER was a retired farmer and a member of the Perkins United Methodist Church.  He is survived by several cousins.  Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 3, 2007, at 11:00am in the Sivills Family Cemetery in Shawboro, NC by Rev. F. Joe GRIFFITH. The family will greet friends and relatives immediately following the service at the graveside. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the SAWYER family.  (Twiford Funeral Home obituary posted November 1, 2007)

Wilbert L. SAWYER. SR

A funeral for Wilbert L. SAWYER, SR., retired director of housing operations for the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 11020 W. Broad St.  Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4000 Alma Ave.  Mr. SAWYER, who lived at 1204 Southall Court in Henrico County, died yesterday. He was 73.  He was employed by the Richmond housing authority for 30 years, until he retired in 1977.  A native of Spot, N.C., he was educated in Currituck County, N.C. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and served as a bomber pilot during World War II.  After the war, he transferred from the corps to the Army National Guard and in 1952 was a founding member of its 107th Artillery unit in Richmond. He retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1977.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary W. SAWYER; two sons, Wilbert Lee SAWYER, JR., of Richmond, J. Thomas SAWYER, of Greensboro, N.C.; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Lou KELLY of Richmond; three sisters, Mrs. Norma WULF of Norfolk, Mrs. Doris POTTS of Waverly, and Mrs. Grace TELLER of Harbinger, N.C.  (Richmond-Times Dispatch (Richmond, VA) - Jan. 16, 1991; pg. 15)

William Edmond SAWYER

BARCO - William Edmond SAWYER, 29, of the 100 block of Ed Sawyer Lane, died Oct. 24, 1999, in Saskatchewan, Canada.  He was born in Virginia Beach and was the son of Doris Jean Wohlford SAWYER and the late Isaac D. "Ikey" SAWYER. He worked for Ford Motor Co. and was a member of Coinjock Baptist Church.  Besides his mother, Mr. SAWYER is survived by his maternal grandmother, Beulah WOHLFORD of Barco.  A funeral will be held at 2 p.m today at Coinjock Baptist Church by the Rev. C.H. WELLONS. Burial will follow in the Sawyer Family Cemetery at Barco. The family will receive friends at the residence.  Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – October 29, 1999; pg. B8)

William H. SAWYER

William H. “Bill” SAWYER, 75, of Barco, NC died Sunday, May 24, 2009 at Sentara Barco Nursing Center in Barco, NC. Born in Barco, NC he was the son of the late Edmond D. and Aleene Morse SAWYER. He was retired from Ford Motor Company, a retired horse trainer and was a member of Coinjock Baptist Church.  Mr. SAWYER is survived by: one daughter Debra ORTELL and husband Danny of Chesapeake, VA; two step-daughters Shannon NEWBERN and husband Leslie NEWBERN, JR., and Robyn SAWYER and husband Mike SAWYER, SR. all of Barco, NC; one son William R. “Skeeter” SAWYER of Dare County, NC; one brother Robert G. SAWYER and wife Barbara of Barco, NC; two sisters-in-law Janet SAWYER and Doris SAWYER; and six grandchildren. He was predeceased by one sister Barbara Ann SAWYER, and two brothers Milford R. SAWYER, SR. and Isaac D. SAWYER.  A memorial service will be conducted on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 3:00 PM at Coinjock Baptist Church and will be officiated by Rev. Charles WELLONS. The family will receive friends at the church following the service.  Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is assisting the Sawyer family.  (Daily Advance [Elizabeth City, NC] - Wednesday, May 27, 2009)

William Munden SAWYER

ELIZABETH CITY - William Munden SAWYER, age 71, of Lot 1 Tanglewood Drive, Elizabeth City, NC, died Thursday, February 5, 2004, at his residence. He was born in Pasquotank County, NC, son of the late A. Ray SAWYER, SR. and Bessie Munden SAWYER, and was husband of Juanita Smithson SAWYER of the residence. Mr. SAWYER taught in the Currituck County School System, the Camden School System and had served as assistant Principle. He also taught the bus driver certification program for the five county regions. The drivers he trained were very special. He also served in the National Guard.  Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Anita Lynn GREGORY and her husband Mike, of Elizabeth City, NC; and one granddaughter, Rebecca Lynn GREGORY. He was predeceased by one sister, Elizabeth S. SAWYER; and two brothers, Norman Ray SAWYER, and A. Ray SAWYER, JR.  Funeral service will be Sunday, February 8, 2004, at 3:00 PM in Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Bob CRISP officiating. Entombment will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home records)

David Gill SCAFF

David Gill SCAFF, 53, of 663 Aydlett Road, Aydlett, NC died Monday, February 7, 2011 at his residence.  Born in Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late Irene Owens SCAFF and Clyde Curing SCAFF, SR., of Aydlett, NC, and the husband of Barbara Corbell SCAFF of the residence.  He was a carpenter.  Besides his father and wife, he is survived by a son, Logan SCAFF of Aydlett, NC; a step-son, Chase Edward BRINKLEY of Grandy, NC; a sister, Yvonne ROUGHTON of Elizabeth City, NC; two brothers, Michael SCAFF of Grandy, NC and Clyde SCAFF, JR., of Summerville, SC; and two grandchildren.  A memorial service was held Wednesday, February 9, 2011 in Aydlett, NC.  The family will receive friends at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Scaff family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Herman Charlton SCAFF

Herman Charlton SCAFF, 78, of Moyock, died Monday night in Chesapeake General Hospital. He was a native of Currituck County and retired from Ford Motor Co. as a scheduling adviser. He was a member of Moyock Baptist Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was the son of the late William Frederick and Alice Charlton SCAFF and the husband of Florence Basnight SCAFF of the home.  Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Frederick T. SCAFF of Columbus, Miss.; two brothers, Marvin L. SCAFF and Walter Howard SCAFF, both of Moyock; and three granddaughters.  Funeral services will be Thursday at 3 p.m. in Moyock Baptist Church by the Rev. Vic RAMSEY. Burial will follow in Moyock Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Twiford's Memorial Chapel on Church Street, Elizabeth City.  (The Virginian-Pilot – December 14, 1994; pg. B7)

Norma Jean SCANLON

MOYOCK - Norma Jean SCANLON, 72, passed away June 5, 2013. She is the daughter of the late Earlene and Clearance AMES. Norma was a member of Moyock Baptist church.  She is survived by her loving husband, Daniel SCANLON; children, Steven LaSHOMB and his wife, Deborah, Gary LaSHOMB and his wife, Susan, Randy LaSHOMB, Kathy ALBRIGHT and her husband, Andy, Daniel SCANLON, II and his wife, Tina; sister, Helen BRAUN; 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Sunday at 4pm at Moyock Baptist Church, 123 Oak St., Moyock, NC with Rev. Vic RAMSEY officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 3-4pm at the church.  Burial will follow services at Moyock Cemetery.  (The Virginian-Pilot – Friday, June 7, 2013

Christinia Midgette SCARBOROUGH

BARCO Christinia Midgette SCARBOROUGH, 94, of Barco, died Tuesday, March 2 in a Barco nursing home. A native of Buxton, she was the daughter of the late William B. and Alvania MIDGETTE. She was a homemaker and member of the Calvary Assembly of God in Virginia Beach, Va. She is survived by two daughters: Myra NEUMAN of Frisco and Dolly WHITFORD of Greenville; 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Mary 4 at 2 p.m. in the Lighthouse Assembly of God by the Rev. Larry STITT and the Rev. James C. HUSKINS. Burial will follow in the Midgette Family Cemetery. Twiford Island Chapel in Hatteras is handling arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, March 4, 1993; pg. 6A)

Ethel Mae Kight SCARBOROUGH

DUCK - Ethel Mae Kight SCARBOROUGH, 92, died Aug. 12, 2004, at her residence. Mrs. SCARBOROUGH was born in Coinjock, N.C. She was a homemaker and a Protestant. She was the daughter of the late William KIGHT and the late Betty KIGHT and the widow of Levin SCARBOROUGH. She is survived by two daughters, Elsie SCARBOROUGH of Duck and Betty S. CHASON of Southern Shores; three sons, Fred SCARBOROUGH, Bobby SCARBOROUGH, both of Spot and Gerry SCARBOROUGH of Duck; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Ben SCARBOROUGH and Lenwood SCARBOROUGH. A graveside service will be held at Austin Cemetery Sunday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Robert PITSCH officiating. Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, is assisting the family with these arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, August 14, 2004)

Grace Shannon SCARBOROUGH

POWELLS POINT - Grace Shannon SCARBOROUGH, 55, died Sunday, June 30.  She was born in Elizabeth City, the daughter of Shirley Beacham SHANNON of Elizabeth City and the late Dalton SHANNON, SR.  She was the wife of Robert B. SCARBOROUGH, SR.of the home and was a homemaker.  Beside her husband and mother, Mrs. SCARBOROUGH is survived by one daughter, Robin Louise PAYNE of Colington; one son, Robert B. SCARBOROUGH, JR. of Powells Point; three sisters: Renee TRIBBLE of Suffolk, Va., Janet SCARBOROUGH of Corapeake, and Angela BRIGHT of Elizabeth City; four brothers: Dalton SHANNON, JR. and Caleb SHANNON, both of Elizabeth City and William and Jimmy SHANNON, both of South Mills; and 5 grandchildren.  A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2 at the Austin cemetery in Kitty Hawk with the Rev. Eugene McLAWHORN officiating.  Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times  (Issued Tuesday, July 2, 2002; pg. 5A)

James Hobbs SCARBOROUGH

James Hobbs SCARBOROUGH, 74, died Tuesday at 6:20 a.m. in a Raleigh hospital after a long illness.  He was a native of Kitty Hawk and resided at 305 Pearl St. for the past 45 years.  He was the son of the late Andrew and Mrs. Jane Sanders SCARBOROUGH and husband of Mrs. Fannie Barnard SCARBOROUGH.  He was employed by the Sanders Company as a salesman in the supply room.  He was a member of the Blackwell Memorial Baptist Church.  Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons: Elmer SCARBOROUGH of Elizabeth City and Carl SCARBOROUGH of Virginia Beach, Va.; two sisters: Mrs. T.M. MELSON of Elizabeth City and Mrs. A.C. BUNCH of Norfolk, Va.  (The Coastland Times - Friday, November 21, 1958; pg. 6)

Joseph Ivanhoe SCARBOROUGH

GRANDY Joseph Ivanhoe SCARBOROUGH, 75, of Walnut Island in Grandy, died at Albemarle Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 9. Born in Duck, he was a retired caretaker of hunting lodges and was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was the son of the late Joseph Dunton and Alpeen Toler SCARBOROUGH and the husband of Mary Woodhouse SCARBOROUGH of the home. Besides his wife he is survived by a step-daughter, Sheila GRANDY of Grandy; a step-son, Robert KIRK of Aydlett; a sister, Flora WASH of Florida; and 3 grandchildren. Twiford's Northside Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, September 12, 1995; pg. 11A)

Mary M. Woodhouse Ashley Kirk SCARBOROUGH

Mary M. Woodhouse Ashley Kirk SCARBOROUGH of Grandy, NC, age 82, born February 10, 1929, passed surrounded by loved ones March 7, 2011 at Albemarle Hospital.  Mrs. SCARBOROUGH was a retired caretaker for several area hunting lodges.  She was the daughter of the late Avery & Lovie WOODHOUSE.  Mrs. SCARBOROUGH is survived by a son, Robert H. KIRK & wife Sylvia of Aydlett, NC and a daughter, Sheila K. GRANDY & husband, Tommy of Grandy, NC; three grandchildren:  T. Ashley GRANDY & wife Lesli of Greenville, NC; R. Mager KIRK, and Sydney A. KIRK both of Aydlett, NC; two great-grandchildren Caleb & Karis GRANDY plus a great- granddaughter soon-to-be born; one sister:  Betty Jean DERR of Virginia Beach, VA; plus numerous and much loved nieces, nephews, and friends.  Graveside services will be held at Hampton Cemetery in Waterlily, NC on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. by Rev. J. Scott FINICUM.  The family will receive friends and relatives at Twiford Funeral Home, Church St., Elizabeth City Thursday evening from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. and at other times at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy GRANDY, 706 Poplar Branch Road, Grandy, NC.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Scarborough family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Terri Whitehead SCHAEFER

KILL DEVIL HILLS - Terri Whitehead SCHAEFER, 60, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, died Saturday, January 21, 2006 in a Barco, NC nursing home. Mrs. SCHAEFER was born in Newport, RI, and was a legal secretary for a law firm in Washington, DC. She was the daughter of Paul WHITEHEAD of Connecticut and the late Shirley Beers WHITEHEAD.  Besides her father, Mrs. SCHAEFER is survived by her husband, William J. FISHER of the residence; a sister, Janice FLETCHER and husband, Gilbert of North Kingstown, RI; and two nieces.  No services are planned at this time.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, January 24, 2006; pg. 10A)

George Christopher SCHLETER

George Christopher SCHLETER, 96, died July 25, 1992, in a Currituck County nursing home.  Mr. SCHLETER was born in Seymour, Ind. He was a retired electrical engineer for the U.S. government and was a member of Bigelow Masonic Lodge 52 AF & AM, Adanorum Council 2, Almas Shrine Temple and the Scottish Rite. He was past high priest of Potomac Chapter 8 and was a 33rd-degree Mason. He served in the Navy and the National Guard and was a veteran of World War I. He was the widower of Effie Irene Schreiber SCHLETER.  Survivors include a son, John C. SCHLETER of Kitty Hawk; and a grandchild.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - July 6, 1992; pg. B2)

Phillip Alan SCHOENTHALER

GRANDY Phillip Alan SCHOENTHALER, 7, of Grandy, died Tuesday afternoon. He was a native of Hays, Kansas and a second grade student at Griggs Elementary School. He was Catholic. Phillip was the of Rick SCHOENTHALER of Williamsburg, Va. and Laura Berland WEATHERLY of Grandy. Besides his parents, he is survived by two sisters: Melanie and Kathryn SCHOENTHALER of Grandy; a brother, Jerod SCHOENTHALER of Grandy; maternal grandmother, Mary BERLAND of Daman, Kansas; paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Darrell SCHOENTHALER of Colorado Springs, Colorado. A Christian Wake service will be held on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Twiford's Northside Chapel in Elizabeth City. Mass will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kill Devil Hills with Father Terence COLLINS officiating. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, February 25, 1993; pg. 6A)

James Gilbert SCHRAUDNER

GRANDY - James Gilbert SCHRAUDNER, 76, of Grandy, NC died Thursday, April 28, 2005 in a Barco, NC nursing home. Mr. SCHRAUDNER, born in Baltimore, MD, was a retired Inspector with Lever Brothers Company and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was the son of the late Fredrick Gilbert and Anna Linhart SCHRAUDNER and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Elizabeth SCHRAUDNER.  Mr. SCHRAUDNER is survived by his wife, Mary Regina Walz SCHRAUDNER of the residence; a son, Glen Bruce SCHRAUDNER of Baltimore, MD; a sister, Lillian CALLENDER of Baltimore, MD; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo on Saturday, April 30, 2005 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and on Sunday, May 1, 2005 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, May 1, 2005; pg. 12A)

John E. SCHROTE

COROLLA - John E. SCHROTE, 70, died March 14, 2007 from complications of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was born in Findlay, Ohio to Millard and Alberta SCHROTE. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Rachel; a son, Jim and wife Carolyn, a daughter Gretchen and four grandchildren; two sisters, Jill PFEIFER and her husband Gene of Alexandria, Virginia; Jane RAGAZINO of Middletown, Ohio; one brother, Joseph and his wife Debra also of Middletown, Ohio and a sister in law Julie MORRIS of Kitty Hawk.  John received his BS in Agriculture in 1958 from The Ohio State University and his MBA from Xavier University of Cincinnati in 1964.   Career record 1958-59 McGraw Construction Company, 1959-66, buyer, Armco Steel Corp, 1967-71, Administrative Assistant to Associate Director, Office of Economic Opportunity, 1973-77, Special Assistant to the Secretary, Department of Agriculture, 1977-79, staff National Republican Congressional Committee, 1979-81, Administrative Assistant to Representative F. James SENSENBRENNER, JR., WI, 1981-82, Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration, Department of Agriculture, 1982-83, Deputy Director of Presidential Personnel Office, 1983-84, Executive Vice President, Bishop, Bryant & Associates, 1984—89, Administrative Assistant to Representative SENSENBRENNER, 1989, Director of Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs and 1989-91 until retirement in 1993, all with the Department of the Interior. He also worked the re election efforts for Presidents REAGAN, FORD and BUSH and was a member of the Episcopal Church.  After moving to Corolla in 1993, he became active in local activities. He ran unsuccessfully, for the North Carolina House of Delegates. He was currently a Commissioner on the Northeastern North Carolina Regional Economic Development Commission, a member of the Executive Committee of the Currituck County Republican Party, a former member of the Currituck County Economic Development Board, the North Carolina Industrial Seafood Park Authority and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Board. He served many years as an officer for the Ocean Hills Property Owners Association and active in many local issues in Corolla.  A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 19, 2007, at 2:00 p.m. at the Corolla Chapel with the Rev. John STRAUSS and Father Joseph KLAUS officiating. Burial will be at a later date.  Twiford Colony Chapel Manteo is assisting the family.  (Twiford Funeral Home record posted Friday, March 16, 2007)
 

Esther Adella SCHUCK

BARCO - Esther Adella "Donna" SCHUCK, 84, of Barco and formerly of Milroy, Minnesota, died Wednesday, September 1, in a Barco nursing home.  Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, September 9, 2004; pg. 12A)

David Nolan SCOTT, JR.

MOYOCK - David Nolan SCOTT, JR., 26, died February 6.  David and his family moved to Bells island in 1993 where he attended Currituck County High School.  He was most recently employed as a woodcrafter with State Line Builders.  He loved playing the guitar and surfing.  He is survived by his mother, Lunda M. BOWERS and her husband Butch of Bealeton, Va..; his father, David N. SCOTT, SR. of Chesapeake, Va.; three sisters: Kristina Scott TATEM and daughter Laycee of Currituck; Danielle SCOTT of Moyock; and Kierra SCOTT of Stafford. VA; maternal grandparents, Phyllis and Don RICKABAUGH of Virginia Beach, Va.; paternal grandparents, Robert and Faye SCOTT of Chesapeake, Va.; and his girlfriend, Renea COCHRAN.  A funeral will be held Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach with the Rev. Robert HOBSON officiating.  Burial will follow at Rosewood Memorial Park Cemetery in Virginia Beach.  The family will receive friends at Graham Funeral Home in Chesapeake.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, February 10, 2005; pg. 12A)

Johnnie W. SCOTT

ELIZABETH CITY - Johnnie W. SCOTT, 82, of 1306 West Church Street, Elizabeth City, died Friday, December 12, 2003, in the Barco Sentara Nursing Home. Mr. SCOTT was born in Pasquotank County to the late Charlie and Sue Bray SCOTT and was the widower of the late Kathryn Gray SCOTT. He was a retired maintenance officer for the U. S. Navy, a Pearl Harbor veteran having served aboard the USS California, a member of the Berea Baptist Church, former owner/operator of Kay Jay Foods and a member of the VFW Post #6060.   Mr. SCOTT is survived by one son, Robert “Sam” SCOTT and wife, Mary of Janesville, Wisconsin, four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles “Chuck” SCOTT and a brother, William E. SCOTT.  Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, December 17, 2003, at 11:00am in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel by Rev. Roger STANLEY. Burial will be in the West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will greet friends and relatives in the lobby of the funeral immediately following the service.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC.  (Twiford Funeral Home records)

Amelia Wilson SEALEY

GRANDY Amelia Wilson SEALEY, 77, died August 30 in a Norfolk, Va. hospital. She was born in Portsmouth, Va. and was a life member of the Women of the Moose Chapter #966 and Friendship Degree Chapter #66. She was a Catholic. Survivors include her husband, Forrest L. SEALEY; a daughter, Gayle P. BENSON of Portsmouth; a step-daughter, Donna DANIELS of Rochester, Minnesota; two sons: Sherwood H. WOODARD of Pittsville and Paul W. WOODARD of Orinda, California; a step-son, Forrest L. SEALEY, JR. of Houston, Texas; a brother, Frank H. WILSON of Portsmouth; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Sturtevant Funeral Home in Portsmouth by the Rev. James C. GRIFFIN. Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, September 1, 1992; pg. 10B)

Cecil SEARS

MANTEO Cecil SEARS, 68, of Manteo, died Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. in Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City after and illness of a week. A native of Jarvisburg, he lived in Manteo 35 years. He was a retired commercial fisherman and was the son of William J. and Mrs. Sallie Lee SEARS and the husband of Mrs. Ella Jones SEARS. Besides his widow, he is survived by three sisters: Mrs. Henry HODGES and Mrs. Maude WILSON of Chesapeake and Mrs. Julian OUTLAW of Grandy; and three brothers: W.E. SEARS of Virginia Beach, Herman SEARS of Grandy and Lonnie SEARS of Manteo. A funeral service will be held at two o'clock Thursday afternoon in the Manteo Baptist Church conducted by Herbert A. HEMMINGWAY of Elizabeth City. Burial will be in Manteo Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, January 14, 1971)

Harry Mann SEARS

Harry Mann SEARS, 91, died Friday, Nov. 3, 1995 in Chesapeake General Hospital.  He was a native of Currituck County and retired after 40 years with the Ford Assembly Plant as an inspector. He was a member of the Local 919 United Auto Workers Union and was a member of the Moyock United Methodist Church. Mr. SEARS was the son of the late Caleb Mercer and Luna Cotter SEARS, and the husband of Elizabeth Jones SEARS of the home, to whom he had been married for 57 years.  Besides his wife, he is survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Moyock United Methodist Church with Roderic MULLEN, pastor. Burial will be in the Moyock Memorial Cemetery. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is in charge of the arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 4, 1995; pg. B5)

Helen Goodson SEARS

Helen Goodson SEARS, 85, of 541 Woodstock Road, Virginia Beach, VA died Monday, October 17, 2011 at her residence. A native of Currituck County, she was the daughter of the late John Cathee GOODSON, SR., and Grace Evans GOODSON and the widow of Thurman Russell SEARS. She was a former cook at Griggs Elementary School and a member of Bryson City Baptist Church.  She is survived by a daughter, Karen Janell DAVENPORT and husband Donald of Virginia Beach, VA; a sister, Garner ROBINSON of Bryson City, NC; three grandchildren, Gary BRICKHOUSE, JR., Steven BRICKHOUSE, and Ashley BRICKHOUSE; and one great grandson, Nathan Ryan BRICKHOUSE. She was predeceased by a daughter, Helen Darlene SEARS and a son, Thurman Lee SEARS.  Funeral services will be Friday, October 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Poplar Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Tom OLIVER officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and at other times at the residence of a niece, Brenda HORTON, 612 Grandy Road, Grandy, NC. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sears family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Howard Millard SEARS

Howard Millard SEARS, 86, formerly of the 1200 block of Edgewood Ave., Chesapeake, Va. died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. He was born in Currituck County, N.C. and was preceded in death by his wife of more than 60 years, Doris Marie SEARS. He was a cabinet maker and a member of South Norfolk Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World Ward II and was the recipient of several awards. He is survived by two sons, Larry M. SEARS and wife, Lucille, of Chesapeake, Va. and David E. SEARS and wife, Kim, of North Carolina; a sister, Ann Sears MEADS of Shawboro, N.C.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter, Constance GORE. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, in Old Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, N.C. The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Bridge Chapel, Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  (The Daily Advance - Thursday, November 2, 2006)

Lonnie Paul SEARS

MANTEO Lonnie Paul SEARS, 77, of Manteo, died October 31 in an Elizabeth City hospital. A native of Jarvisburg, he was the son of the late William and Sally Lee SEARS. He was a commercial fisherman and a carpenter. He was a member and former deacon of the Manteo Baptist Church. Mr. SEARS is survived by his wife, Glennon Jones SEARS of the home; one son, Preston L. SEARS, SR. of Elizabeth City; and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Twiford's Colony Chapel in Manteo on Friday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Herbert HEMMINGWAY. Burial will follow in the Manteo Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – November 1, 1990)

Luna Doxey SEARS

PORTSMOUTH - Mrs. Luna Doxey SEARS, 68, wife of William Thomas SEARS of 29 Arlington Ave., died Sunday about 2:20 p.m. after a long illness.  A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Haywood D. DOXEY, she was a native of Currituck County, N.C. and had resided in Portsmouth 55 years.  She was a member of Highland Baptist Church.  Besides her husband, she is survived by three daughters: Mrs. R.D. GEABHART and Mrs. Virginia HANES of Portsmouth and Mrs. C.B. HALL of Seabrook, Md.; three sons: Charles H. SEARS, Edwin SEARS, and W.E. SEARS of Portsmouth; and two sisters, Mrs. Roame LEE and Mrs. Wibb PAYNE of Currituck, N.C.  A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in Snellings Funeral Homes.  Place of burial will be announced.  (The Virginian-Pilot - April 1, 1960)  [Obituary kindly submitted by Anne Jennings]

Milton Barnard SEARS

HAMPTON - Milton Barnard SEARS, 82, died Sunday, April 29, in Valdosta, Ga.  A native of Currituck, N.C., Mr. SEARS was a Peninsula resident for 65 years and was a member of Memorial Baptist Church. He was past master of St. Tamany Masonic Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M.  Mr. SEARS retired as maintenance supervisor of Le-Mac Nurseries in 1972 after 28 years.  Survivors include one son, James R. SEARS of Valdosta; three sisters, Pearl MEIGGS of Currituck and Clara LEARY and Ann MEADES of Shawboro, N.C.; one brother, Howard SEARS of South Norfolk; and three grandchildren.  A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in Parklawn Memorial Park by Dr. Aubrey J. ROSSER.  Lawrence B. Wood Funeral Home is in charge.  (Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - May 2, 1990; pg. B2)

George Michael SEMION

MOYOCK - George Michael SEMION, 74, died Sunday July 24, 2005. Mr. SEMION was a loving and caring father who always thought of his family first. He was born in Taylor, PA to the late Michael and Julia Hronick SEMION. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves as a Gunnery Master Sergeant and later retired from the Norfolk Naval Air Station Rework Facility. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Beauton SEMION.  Mr. SEMION is survived by five step-children, Richard CHILDERS, Marsha WELSH and husband Jim, Randy CHILDERS and wife Wendy, Robert CHILDERS, and Teresa CUSSON; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. The family will receive friends at Twiford’s Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake on Saturday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am with memorial services with military honors immediately following.  (Twiford's Funeral Homes records)

Francis Eugene SEPER

Francis Eugene SEPER, 69 of 184 Bull Yard Road, Moyock, NC died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in the Currituck House, Moyock.  Mr. SEPER was born November 7, 1944 in Uniontown, PA to the late Joseph John SEPER and the late Edna Cecelia Higgins SEPER and was the widower of the late Judith Payne SEPER. Mr. SEPER retired from the US Navy as a Master Chief after 22 years of service.  He was a decorated veteran of the Viet Nam War where he was awarded numerous medals of which included the Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Vietnam Service Medal with Device, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Sea Service Medal and the Air Medal.  He was a member of the VFW.  He is survived by a daughter, Margie S. HUNTER and husband, Daniel of Leesburg, VA, a son, Frank E. SEPER and wife, Lisa of Moyock, NC; three sisters, Ann GODINSKY, Dorothy PARKER both of Florida and Evelyn SHAFT of Ohio.  Also, surviving are two grandchildren, Bryan SEPER of Moyock, NC and Danielle HUNTER of Leesburg, VA.  There will be a visitation for family and friends Friday evening, November 15, 2013 from 7:00 until 8:00 in Twiford Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, NC.  A funeral service and burial will be later in the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Ohio.   Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the SEPER family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Jessie Owens SETZER

CHESAPEAKE, VA. Jessie Owens SETZER, 77, died Dec. 4 in a Norfolk, Va. hospital. Mrs. SETZER, a native of Currituck County, was a member of Lindale Church of Christ. Survivors include her husband, Woodrow B. SETZER; three sons: Alexander A. SETZER, and James H. SETZER of Chesapeake and Richard W. SETZER of Virginia Beach; two sisters: Lucy TWIFORD of Point Harbor and Lillian FORBES of Coinjock; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lindale Church of Christ by the Rev. David VAUGHN. Burial will be in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Graham Funeral Home, South Norfolk Chapel is handling arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, December 7, 1989; pg. 4B)

Alice SEYMORE

Alice SEYMORE, 93, of 1898 Caratoke Highway, Moyock, N.C., died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Barco Sentara Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Providence Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Oscar BUTTS officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. A viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at 1898 Caratoke Highway, Moyock. Walson Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Monday, December 11, 2006)

James Edward SEYMORE

James Edward SEYMORE of the 7000 block of Auburn Ave., a retired plumber, died May 19, 1994, in Norfolk.  Mr. SEYMORE was born in Currituck County, N.C. He retired from J.T. Harper after 35 years and was a member of Queen Street Baptist Church.  Survivors include his wife, Anne SEYMORE; a daughter, Brenda SEYMORE of Portsmouth; six sons, James E. SEYMORE, JR., Mark J. SEYMORE, Randolph MOSES, Nathaniel MOSES, David MOSES, Norfolk, Rev. Anthony MOSES of Portsmouth; a brother, Noah SEYMORE of South Hampton, N.Y.; 23 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends. A funeral will be conducted at noon Tuesday at Good News Family Worship Center, Norfolk, by the Rev. Levi WILLIS, II. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing at E.A. Hughes Funeral Home will be from 12 to 8 p.m. Monday.  (The Virgnian-Pilot - May 22, 1994; pg. B2)

Marilyn A. SEYMORE

MOYOCK - Marilyn A. SEYMORE, age 48, of 2091 Caratoke Highway, Moyock, N.C., died on Saturday, May 3, 2008 at Sentara Nursing Home, Currituck, N.C. A graveside service for Mrs. SEYMORE will be held on Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Seymore Cemetery in Maple, N.C. A viewing will take place at the funeral home today from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. The family will receive friends at 2091 Caratoke Highway, Moyock, N.C., the residence of her mother, Mrs. Minnie SEYMORE. Walson Funeral Home, 723 Parsonage Street, Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance – Thursday, May 8, 2008)

Mary Trotman SEYMORE

Mary Trotman SEYMORE, 90, died May 19, 1996. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Good Hope AME Zion Church, Moyock, N.C. Robinson and Son Funeral Home is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – May 22, 1996; pg. B5)

Rudolph SEYMORE

Rudolph SEYMORE, 70, died Nov. 19, 1991, in a Dover, Del. hospital.  Mr. SEYMORE was born in Currituck County. He had retired from the Norfolk Naval Base as a motor vehicle operator. He was a member of Good Hope A.M.E. Zion Church and was the widower of Willie Taylor SEYMORE.  Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn F. FORBES of Chicago and Donna S. BANKS of Alexandria; three sons, Rudolph C. SEYMORE of Currituck, Ronald L. SEYMORE of Dover and Barry K. SEYMORE.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 23, 1991; pg. D5)

Sadie Blankenship SEYMOUR

Sadie Blankenship SEYMOUR, age 80, formerly of Barco, NC died Sunday, August 24, 2003 at Guardian Care Nursing Home. She was born in Matewan, West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Penny and Bertha Justice BLANKENSHIP and the widow of Marvin SEYMOUR.  Mrs. SEYMOUR is survived by two sons, Ralph MARTIN of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Walter MARTIN of Big Sandy, Tennessee; a sister, Jean WILLIAMS of Poplar Branch, NC; a nephew, Calvin FORBES of Barco, NC, and several grand children.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – August 28, 2003; pg. B9)

Mary Susan SHAFFER

GRANDY - On Thursday May 28, 2009, Mary Susan SHAFFER died peacefully at home, with her husband and children by her side, after a lengthy and very courageous battle with ovarian cancer.  Mary Susan SHAFFER (nee LUNDY) was born August 15, 1950 in Olean, New York.  She was the daughter of the late Robert J. LUNDY and the late Maryanne F. LUNDY.  Mary and her husband, Paul were married August 11, 1984. After moving to the Outer Banks, Mary was employed as a medical records clerk at Beach Medical Center in Kitty Hawk. Besides her devoted husband Paul SHAFFER, Mary leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter Marianne E. WALDMAN  and husband Louis of Brooklin, Ontario Canada; one son, Joel D. PASQUARELLI and wife Angela of Chesapeake; 4 grandchildren, Philip A. GLOVER, Sean W. GLOVER, Amanda K. GLOVER, and David C. WALDMAN, and a host of extended family members, and dear friends.  The family extends special thanks to all of Mary’s friends at Beach Medical Center for their strength, love and compassion for Mary and her family. They also wish to thank Albemarle Hospice, for their compassion and care. Plans for a memorial service are pending at this time.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, May 31, 2009; pg. 8a)

James Blanchard SHANNON

James Blanchard SHANNON, 68, who was born on Roanoke Island and had lived 55 years at Point Harbor, died Friday night at Albemarle Hospital after an illness of 5 weeks. He was the son of the late Nat and Elizabeth SHANNON and the husband of Mrs. Nettie S. SHANNON. He was a retired fisherman and member of the Powells Point Christian Church. He is survived by three sons: Lionel J. SHANNON of Kitty Hawk and Sherman J. SHANNON and Dalton E. SHANNON of Powells Point. Funeral and burial took place at Powells Point. (The Coastland Times – Friday, June 12, 1959)

Lionel James SHANNON, SR.

KITTY HAWK Lionel James SHANNON, SR., 79, died Monday, July 22 at a Virginia Beach hospital. Born in Point Harbor, he was the son of the late James and Nettie Sowers SHANNON and the husband of Melba Beacham SHANNON of the home. He was a member of the Powells Point Christian Church. He was a retired owner/operator of the Sea Kove Motel and Shannon & Beacham Grocery Store and retired from the Dare County ABC Store. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons: Lionel James SHANNON, JR. of Manteo and Dr. Barry SHANNON of Pittsburg, Pa.; one brother, Shirley SHANNON of Pittsburg, Pa.; 3 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one brother, Dalton Earl SHANNON. A graveside service is scheduled for Thursday, July 25 at 10 a.m. at the Austin Cemetery in Kitty Hawk with the Rev. Brad BRADSHAW and the Rev. Spottswood GRAVES officiating. Twiford's Colony Chapel in Manteo is in charge. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, July 23, 1996; pg. 10A)

Mary Elizabeth BRYANT-SHANNON

Mary Elizabeth BRYANT-SHANNON, 82, of Ponderosa Drive, Currituck, died on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at Sentara Nursing Home, Barco. Funeral services for Mrs. BRYANT-SHANNON will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Christian Advocate Baptist Church, Berth, with Rev. Elwood DAVIS, Pastor delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in the Simmons family cemetery. Viewing will take place at the funeral home on Friday, April 15, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Mrs. BRYANT-SHANNON leaves to cherish her memories, one son, Joseph CASE of Elizabeth City; one God son, Kirby SAUNDERS of Poplar Branch; one sister, Vera BRIGHT of Virginia; one brother, Joseph OWENS of Currituck; one sister-in-law, Lucy FORBES of Connecticut; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins and friends. Walson Funeral Home, 723 Parsonage St., is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Thursday, April 14, 2011)

Edna Marie Williams SHARBER

BARCO - Edna Marie Williams SHARBER, 92, died Dec. 3, 2000. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City.  (The Virginian-Pilot – December 5, 2000; pg. B9)

Josephine Ann Clark SHARMAN

POPLAR BRANCH, NC - Josephine Ann Clark SHARMAN, 70, of Poplar Branch, NC, died Thursday, October 23, 2003 at Albemarle Hospital. She was born in Lamar, MO to the late Stephen and Bessie Hamner CLARK and was the widow of Ronald Dean SHARMAN. She was a homemaker.  Mrs. SHARMAN is survived by two sons, Steven SHARMAN of Grandy, NC and Michael SHARMAN of Davenport, FL; a granddaughter, Lisa BAXTER of Atlanta, GA; and a niece, Barbara DENNIS of Lamar, MO.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church, Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of arrangements (The Coastland Times - Sunday, October 26, 2003; pg. 14A)

James Brandon SHAW

POWELLS POINT - James Brandon SHAW, 20,  died suddenly in Harbinger Saturday November 29, 2008. He was born February 22, 1988 in Edenton. He served his country in the United States Army and worked as a landscaper for area real estate companies. Survivors include his parents, David and Lisa POWELL of the residence, his brother Paul Kevin WARNER, JR., his maternal and paternal grandparents, and a host of extended family members and dear friends.   The family will hold a memorial service Wednesday December 3 at 11 a.m. at Powell’s Point Baptist Church, Caratoke Highway.  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted to assist the family.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, December 2, 2008; pg. 6A)

John A. SHAW

In Currituck County, Mr. John A. SHAW, aged about 50 years, a native of Newport, R.I. but for mamy years a resident of this State.  (Raleigh Star - Wednesday, March 8, 1837)

R.M. SHAW

It pains us to announce that R.M. SHAW, the 19 year old son of Dr. Henry M. SHAW of Shawboro, was drowned at Oxford on Thursday at one o'clock where he was a cadet at Horner's School. (The Economist-Falcon – Friday, May 10, 1892; pg. 3)

Richard Allen SHAW

MOYOCK – Richard Allen “Pop-Pop” SHAW, SR., 63, died June 23, 2007.  Mr. SHAW was born in San Francisco, CA to Elmer Perry SHAW and Erma Anna Liberta GAGLIARDO. He was an initiated Chief Petty Officer in the US Navy, a member of the Moyock Ruritan Club, the Fleet Reserve, a Cub Scout Leader / Den Leader, but most of all, a devoted husband of 32 years, father, grandfather, best friend, best man, mentor, shipmate and pillar of the family. “He was our heart.”   Left to cherish his memory are his wife Yvonne SHAW; daughters, Kimberly Ann SHAW of Wichita Falls, TX and Julie Ann OLSEN of VA; son Richard Allen SHAW, JR. of Moyock; grandchildren Lauren Ashley, Richard Allen III and Alexis Faith.  Memorial services will be held on Thursday at 7:00pm at Moyock Baptist Church with Reverend Vic RAMSEY officiating.  (Twiford Funeral Home obituary posted Monday, June 25, 2007)

Willie-Love Morgan SHAW

EDENTON RESIDENT - Willie-Love Morgan SHAW of Edenton, died Tuesday, March 23, 2004 in her home.  A native of Jarvisburg, Currituck County, N.C., Mrs. SHAW was the daughter of the later William M. and Pauline Wright MORGAN.  She was a graduate of Peace College, Raleigh, N.C. and a member of the Pi Theta Nu Sorority.  She was a member of the Edenton United Methodist Church and a member of Edenton Chapter #302, Order of the Eastern Star.  Mrs. SHAW was formerly employed by the U.S. government and during her career she worked with the Dept. of Agriculture, Office of Price Administration, U.S. Navy, and the Veterans Administration.  Mrs. SHAW was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Henry SHAW, JR. and by her brother, Walter Leslie MORGAN.  Survivors include nieces, nephews, cousins and many devoted friends.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Edenton United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jim HUSKINS and the Rev. Ralph EPPS.  Interment will follow in Beaver Hill Cemetery.  Miller Funeral Home, Edenton, is handling arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Wednesday, March 24, 2004)

Joyce Virginia O'Neal SHERWOOD

NOTE: E-mail received from Laurie Galle, daughter-in-law of Joyce V. Sherwood, says Joyce was born in Corolla, Currituck County to Leroy and Nancy V. (Beasley) O'Neal.  Joyce was married 3 times: 1st to Leo Howard Galle; 2nd to Buddy Huffer of West Virginia; and 3rd to Vincent "Red" Sherwood.

Marjorie SHIELDS

NEW YORK - Marjorie SHIELDS, 82, of West 139th Street, New York, died on February 13 at her residence.  A native of Barco, she was born to the late Rev. Christopher SHIELDS and Mrs. Maude Dozier SHIELDS.  Ms. SHIELDS is survived by three sisters: Julia SHIELDS of Barco, Virginia RAWLINS and husband Ladrick of Elizabeth City, and Claudette BARBOUR and husband James of Westchester, N.Y.  A funeral will be held on Saturday, February 25 at 1 p.m. at the Center Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Coinjock.  Dr. Clinton BRICKHOUSE and the Rev. William BONNER will be officiating.  Burial will follow at the New Oak Grove Cemetery in Elizabeth City.  Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge of the arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, February 26, 2006; pg. 14A)

Bettie Flora SHIPP

Bettie Flora SHIPP, 90, formerly of Norfolk, died Oct. 30, 1991.  Mrs. SHIPP was born in Moyock, N.C. She was the widow of William Edward SHIPP.  She was a member of College Park United Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jo Ann BUSCHMAN of Orlando.  The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, by the Rev. George B. NEAS. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 2, 1991; pg. D2)

Bettie Flora SHIPP, 90, 1024 W. Yale St., Orlando, died Wednesday, Oct. 30. Born in Moyock, N.C., she moved to Orlando from Norfolk, Va., in 1968. She was a homemaker. She was a member of College Park Methodist Church. Survivor: daughter, Jo Ann BUSCHMAN, Orlando. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Orlando.  (The Orlando Sentinel - November 1, 1991; pg. D8)

Ora D. SHIPP
CHESAPEAKE, VA. Ora D. SHIPP, 86, died September 20 in her home. She was born in Currituck and was the widow of Onie W. SHIPP and was a member of London Bridge Baptist Church in Virginia Beach, Va. Survivors include two daughters: Elaine BROOKS of Chesapeake and Elsie GAHAN of Michigan; and 2 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home in Chesapeake by the Rev. Kyle WALL. Burial followed in the church cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, September 24, 1992; pg. 7A)

Sarah Eula Stallings SHIPP

CHESAPEAKE, VA - Sarah Eula SHIPP, 92, passed away December 24, 2013, surrounded by her family at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  Born in Gibbs Woods, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Martie STALLINGS. She was also predeceased by her husband, Morris J. SHIPP; sisters, Bessie S. DAVENPORT and Katherine V. POPE.  Survivors include her two nephews, John M. POPE (Norma Jean) and Robin D. DAVENPORT, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 pm, Sunday, December 29, 2013 in Rosewood Memorial Park, 631 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach.  The viewing will be begin on Saturday with the family receiving friends from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake.  (Oman Funeral Home)

Colin Murray SHOLAR

Colin Murray Sholar, 79, of 1125 Waterlily Road, Coinjock, NC died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Rocky Mount, NC, he was the son of Katie Parsons and Hebert Lester Sholar  and the husband of Dawn Brooks Sholar.  He was a graduate of Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, NC, a United States Merchant Mariner, a United States Army veteran and a long time member of the Morman Church.  He is survived by his wife, Dawn Brooks Sholar; and a sister Ruth Medley of Durham, NC.  Graveside services will be Monday, July 30, 2012 at 12:00 noon at Hampton Cemetery with James Marcus Sholar officiating.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sholar family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Dawn Brooks Edwards SHOLAR

Dawn Brooks Edwards SHOLAR, 69, Coinjock, NC died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Albemarle Hospital after a period of declining health.  Born in Tarboro, NC, she was preceded in death by her parents Mary Louise and Lafayette Rooks EDWARDS of Edgecombe County, and husband, Colin Murray SHOLAR.  She was a member of the Currituck Red Hat Mamas.  She was an avid animal lover and recused many injured and abandon animals over the years.  Graveside services will be Friday, November 2, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Hampton Cemetery with James Marcus SHOLAR officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Animal Lovers Assistance League, P.O.Box 266, Currituck, NC 27929.   Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Sholar family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Walter John SHOLTZ

BARCO - Walter John SHOLTZ, 84, died May 31, 2000, at Sentara Nursing Home, Barco, N.C.  A native of Detroit, Mich., he was a World War II veteran and served as a master sergeant in the U.S. Army in Trinidad. After the service, he attended Walsh College of Accounting, Detroit, and began a career as an accountant. He retired from the Detroit firm of Shaw & Slavsky as a corporate officer and treasurer. He was a member of Duck United Methodist Church and Duck Woods Country Club for the past 22 years.  A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Duck United Methodist Church. Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – June 3, 2000; pg. B5)

J. Gregory SHUK

COROLLA, NC - J. Gregory SHUK, 59, of Corolla, NC died in his sleep at his residence on Thursday, November 29, 2007. Born in Bridgeport, CT, he was the son of the late Raymond SHUK and Barbara KICK. He was a member of Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk, NC. Greg was a devoted member of the Annunciata Council and Outer Banks Assembly of the Knights of Columbus, where he was past Grand Knight from 2006-2007. He also currently served as Vice Chair of the Currituck Chamber of Commerce.  Whether you knew Greg as a dedicated officer in the U.S. Navy, as an innovative senior executive at Apple Computer, Honeywell International or Red Leaf Group, or as a respected civic leader, loving friend, husband, brother, father, or grandfather, it is clear to all who knew him that he was an exceptional man. Starting with his roots in Connecticut through his recent adventure as the owner/operator of a Geeks On Call franchise on the Outer Banks, he was admired and respected by everyone he touched. Commitment, integrity and respect represent Greg's core values by which he lived his life.  Greg is survived by his wife of 39 years, Tessa SHUK (nee ROSSELLI); two daughters, Elyse SHUK of Brooklyn, NY, and Christie WISOTZKI and husband Gordon of Falls Church, VA; a son, Paul Gregory SHUK of Richmond, VA; two grandsons, Jack Gregory STALLARD and Colston Robert WISOTZKI, both of Falls Church, VA; a sister, Karen KOLLMANN and husband David of Monroe, CT; a brother, Gary SHUK and wife Iris of Corolla, NC; and a step father, Jack KICK of Bridgeport, CT.  The Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated by Rev. Dr. William F. WALSH, and Father Joseph KLAUS at Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at 11:30 AM. A visitation will be held at Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, NC on Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. A Memorial Mass of Remembrance will be held on Monday, December 10, 2007 at 11:00 AM at St. Pius X Church, Fairfield, CT followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Trumbull, CT.  Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, December 4, 2007; pg. 10A)

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