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Albert Emmett WICKENS, JR.

POWELLS POINT - Albert Emmett "Al" WICKENS, JR., 72, of Pinewood Acres Drive, died Oct. 8, 2004, at his residence. Mr. WICKENS was born in Greensburg, Ind., Dec. 13, 1931, and was the son of the late Albert Emmett WICKENS, SR. and Ethel Lucille Smith WATTS. He was a retired HMCS (E-8) veteran of the U.S. Navy retiring Nov. 1, 1978. Mr. WICKENS served during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War and Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He also served on the USS Forrestal, USS Boxer, USS San Diego, USS Littlehales, USS Repose and the USS Piedmont. Survivors include his wife, Jocelyn Jean Wasson WICKENS; a daughter, Paula W. VARMETTE of Chesapeake; two sons, Jay B. WICKENS and wife Karyn of Powells Point and Jeffrey M. WICKENS of Chesapeake; six grandchildren, Jimmy LEA, Heather AUSLEY, Brian WICKENS, Daniel WICKENS, Matthew WICKENS and Nicole WICKENS; four great-grandchildren; his stepfather, Paul WATTS of Shelbyville, Ind.; and his beloved dog, Coqui. A funeral will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Twiford's Funeral Home, Northside Chapel, 1115 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, with the Rev. David CLIFT officiating. The family will join friends following the service in the funeral home visitation area. A graveside funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville, Ind., with military honors.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, October 9, 2004)

Jocelyn Jean Wasson WICKENS

POWELLS POINT - Jocelyn Jean (Wasson) WICKENS, 75, died March 6, 2006, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital of complications after a severe brain aneurism. Jocelyn was born March 6, 1931, and leaves behind a brother, Frank WASSON of Indiana; three children, Paula K. VARMETT of Virginia, Jay B. WICKENS of North Carolina and Jeff M. WICKENS of Virginia; also six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was laid to rest at her family burial site in her hometown of Shelbysville, Ind., March 10 beside her late husband Albert E. WICKENS, JR. who passed away Oct. 6, 2004. They were married for 53 years and had lived in Powells Point for the past 20 years after her husbands retirement from the U.S. Navy and her retirement from the U.S. civil service. Her family and friends will miss her dearly and thank God for all the love she gave them all through the years. A memorial service will be held at Liberty Christian Fellowship Church on Williams Drive in Collington, N.C., at 2 p.m. Saturday. Please join us as we remember our mother and give thanks to the Lord for her time with us.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Wednesday, March 15, 2006)

Nora Partridge WIDGEON

LYNNHAVEN Mrs. Nora Partridge WIDGEON, age 70, wife of Lannie WIDGEON and daughter of William H. and Mrs. Nora Parker PARTRIDGE, a native of Currituck County, NC and a resident of Princess Anne County most of her life, died Thursday, June 8, 1961 at 1:45 p.m. in her home at Lynnhaven. She was a member of Nimmo Methodist Church. Surviving besides her husband, are two daughters: Mrs. Jonathan HUNTER, JR. and Mrs. Carl BROWN of Virginia Beach; two sons: Lloyd WIDGEON of Princess Anne County and Charlie WIDGEON of Lynnhaven; two sisters: Mrs. George FLORA of Norfolk and Mrs. Welton HAMPTON of Virginia Beach; one brother, William PARTRIDGE of Virginia Beach; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted in Ewell & Williamson Funeral Home on Sunday, June 11, 1961 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. (The Virginian Pilot – Friday, June 9, 1961)

Robert August WILABY

POPLAR BRANCH - Robert August WILABY, 78, of Poplar Branch, NC, died Saturday, January 20, 2007 at his residence. He was born in Watertown, SD, the son of the late August WILABY, JR. and Sylva Carter WILABY and was the husband of Jane Phillips WILABY. He was a member of Poplar Branch Baptist Church, American Legion Hut, Coinjock Post #288, and was active for a number of years with the Currituck County Band Boosters. Mr. WILABY retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  Besides his wife, Mr. WILABY is survived by a daughter, Martha WILABY of Durham; five sons, Richard WILABY of Goose Creek, SC, Timothy WILABY and wife Terri of Pensacola, FL, Robert P. WILABY and wife Jo, and James WILABY and wife Tracey both of Grandy, NC, and John WILABY of Poplar Branch, NC; two sisters, four brothers, ten grandchildren, and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother.  A funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 11:00 am in Poplar Branch Baptist Church with Pastor Bill THORN officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Monday evening from 7:00 until 8:00 at the funeral home and at other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is assisting the WILABY family.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, January 23, 2007; pg. 12A)

John Lewis WILEY, JR.

POPLAR BRANCH - John Lewis WILEY, JR., 64, of Poplar Branch, NC died Wednesday, September 22, 2004 at Sentara Hospital, Hampton VA. He was born in Norfolk, VA to Mrs. Virginia Lee Ocheltree EVERETT of Poplar Branch, NC and the late John Lewis WILEY. Mr. WILEY retired as a commercial boat captain, and a member of Congregational Christian Church in Norfolk, VA.  Besides his mother, he is survived by three daughters, Donna MILLER of Lake Stevens, Washington, Bonnie JONES of Norfolk, VA, and Pam ADAMSON of Philadelphia, PA; one son, Richard WILEY of Suffolk, VA; a sister, Katherine ROSS of Poplar Branch, NC; three grandchildren. Also, he is survived by a very special best friend, Theresa JOHNSON of Hampton, VA. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Alfred EVERETT.  Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 27, 2004, at 2:00pm in Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, by Rev. Glen McCRAINE. Burial will be in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Poplar Branch, NC.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Wiley family.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, September 26, 2004; pg. 10A)

Ruby W. WILKERSON

Ruby W. WILKERSON, 83, a retired salesperson, died April 7, 1991, in a nursing home.  Mrs. WILKERSON, a native of Knotts Island, N.C., had retired from Smith & Welton Department Store after 17 years. She was the widow of Fred Mitchell WILKERSON and was a member of Charity United Methodist Church.  Survivors include two daughters, Patsy W. SHIPP of Virginia Beach and June W. LANE of Atlanta; a brother, Lendell J. WATERMAN of Knotts Island; four great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Charity United Methodist Church by the Rev. Thomas P. REYNOLDS. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may join the family at 1804 Pleasant Ridge Road. Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, is handling arrangements.

  (The Virginian-Pilot – April 9, 1991; pg. D2)

Richard Glenn WILKIE

GRANDY Richard Glenn WILKIE, 84, of Grandy, died June 21 in the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He was a native of Rutherford County and was a retired field engineer for the Mobile Oil Co. and Esmark Corp. He was the son of the late James B. and Zula Emma Taylor WILKIE and the widower of Evelyn Smawley WILKIE. He was a member of the Poplar Branch Baptist Church and a member of the Grandy Ruritan Club. He is survived by two sons: Ronald E. WILKIE and wife Juanita of Portsmouth, Va. and Richard G. WILKIE and wife Kathy of Chesapeake, Va.; one sister, Louise CHAPPELL of Mountain City, Tennessee; and 3 grandchildren. Funeral services were to be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City with burial to follow Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Chesapeake. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, June 25, 1995; pg. 2B)

Benjamin W. WILKINS

(Possibly the Virginian-Pilot [Norfolk, Va.] - circa April 24, 1965)  Obituary submitted by Judy Merrell Brickhouse.  [NOTE: Benjamin W. Wilkins died April 22, 1965.  His wife, Lonnie, died June 14, 1968.  Both are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, Va.]

Joshua Paul WILKINSON

MOYOCK Joshua Paul WILKINSON, 16, died Friday, Sept. 6. He was a student at Currituck High School and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. Survivors include his father, James Frederick WILKINSON; his mother, Nancy Quick WILKINSON, both of Moyock; a sister, Lori A. WILKINSON of Moyock; two brothers: James F. WILKINSON, JR. of Portsmouth, Va. and Michael E. WILKINSON of Norfolk, Va.; a paternal grandfather, Frederick J. WILKINSON of Pennsylvania. A funeral service was held Monday in Fellowship Baptist Church in Moyock by the Rev. James A. HARRINGTON with burial in Laurel Memorial Gardens. Twiford Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake, Va. was in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, September 10, 1996; pg. 12A)

Alvah Tennyson WILLIAMS

MOYOCK - Alvah Tennyson WILLIAMS, 85, died March 15, 2004, at his residence with his family at his side. Mr. WILLIAMS was born in Wanchese, N.C., to the late Arthur and Carlie WILLIAMS. He was a member of the Moyock United Methodist Church, Manteo Masonic Lodge No. 521, the Scottish Rite Bodies, a Shriner and former town councilman of Kitty Hawk, N.C. He retired from Oceana Naval Air Station as a utilities supervisor and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. WILLIAMS was predeceased by his first wife, Nancy Midgett WILLIAMS and sons Gregory (Buster) and Arthur WILLIAMS. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Foster WILLIAMS; two daughters, Annette Williams SLATER of Williamsburg and Carlie Williams BERTRAM of West Point, Va.; two sons, Jim WILLIAMS and Tenny WILLIAMS, both of Williamsburg; two sisters, Pauline HAYWOOD of Chesapeake and Myrtle TILLETT of Wanchese, N.C.; a step-daughter, Susan EVANS of Kill Devil Hills, N.C.; a step-son, Fred EVANS of Chesapeake; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Twiford's Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake, with the Rev. Susie Fitch-Slater and the Rev. Vic Culberson officiating.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Wednesday, March 17, 2004)

Arthur Hunter WILLIAMS

GRANDY Arthur Hunter WILLIAMS, 69, of Walnut Island in Grandy, died Friday, May 8 at his residence. He was born in Norfolk, Va., the son of the late Arthur Hunter WILLIAMS and Mary Elizabeth Williams DAILEY. He was the husband of Lilia Arrio WILLIAMS. He was a Baptist, a veteran having served in the U.S. Army, and retired from the Ford Motor Company. Beside his wife, he is survived by two sons: Arthur Hunter WILLIAMS, III of New York and Michael WILLIAMS of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Shirley MEAD of Norfolk, Va.; a brother, Lawrence WILLIAMS of Florida; two half-sisters: Helen GOODMAN of Norfolk and Sue EDWARDS of Manassas, Va.; 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held in Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City on Monday, May 11 by the Rev. Glen McCRANIE and the Rev. Michael JORDAN. Burial followed in the Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, May 12, 1998)

Betty Barnes WILLIAMS

KNOTTS ISLAND Betty Barnes WILLIAMS, 68, wife of the late Hope L. WILLIAMS, departed this life April 20. She was the loving mother of Richard WILLIAMS of Knotts Island, Janet ROSE and her husband Paul of Moyock, and Molly BRITE and her husband David of Elizabeth City. Betty was the proud grandmother of Kelly and Sarah WILLIAMS of Knotts Island, Clay and Casey BRITE of Elizabeth City, and Tyler ROSE of Moyock; She was predeceased by one grandson, Zachary ROSE. Betty is also survived by her mother, Frances BARNES of Knotts Island; a brother, John E. BARNES, JR. of Knotts Island and also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Betty was a native of Knotts Island and was a member of Knotts Island Methodist Church. She was retired from the Currituck County School system. She was the first coordinator of the Knotts Island Community Schools program. A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, April 12 at 2 p.m. in Knott's Island Methodist Church. Twiford Funeral Home, Great Bridge, is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, April 11, 1996; pg. 5A)

Burnley Henry WILLIAMS, SR.

Burnley Henry WILLIAMS, 64, died March 6, 1991, in a Virginia Beach hospital.  Mr. WILLIAMS, a native of Knotts Island, had retired from the Erosion Commission of the City of Virginia Beach after 13 years. He was a Protestant.  Survivors include his wife, Hazel D. WILLIAMS; three daughters, LouAnn W. HUDKINS of Berlin, Germany, Debbie W. MYERS of Virginia Beach and Linda W. PRESCOTT of Gibbs Woods, N.C.; three sons, Gary L. WILLIAMS, Marty R. WILLIAMS and Burnley WILLIAMS, JR.  (The Virginian-Pilot – March 8, 1991; pg. D2)

Burnley Henry WILLIAMS. JR

KNOTTS ISLAND - Bubba WILLIAMS passed away June 18, 2011. He lost his battle with cancer at the age of 51. Bubba was born to Hazel and the late Burnley WILLIAMS, SR. He was also predeceased by his brother, Gary "Possum" WILLIAMS and mother to his daughters, Patty WILLIAMS. Bubba loved horse shoes and duck hunting. He enjoyed being on the water and being with his family and friends. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Karen; four daughters, Tanya, Chrisy, Jamie and Barbara WILLIAMS; four step-children, Bryan, Scott, Kirbi KNOWLES and Shelbi FERBER; five grandchildren, Alexis, Kayley, Skylar, Savannah and Taylor; brother, Marty WILLIAMS; three sisters, Louann HUDKINS, Debbie TATUM, Linda PRESCOTT, and sister-in-law, Sonia WILLIAMS; and numerous family and friends. Bubba was a native of Knotts Island and will be missed by all.  Family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake Chapel, 929 Battlefield Blvd. S., Chesapeake, VA 23322, on Wednesday, June 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. A graveside service will be held at the Knotts Island United Methodist Church Cemetery on Thursday, June 23, at 11 a.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, June 21, 2011)

Coza WILLIAMS

Coza WILLIAMS, 72, of the 400 block of Gust Lane, a retired beautician, died Feb. 19, 1992, in a hospital.  Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Currituck County, N.C. She was the widow of Thomas S. WILLIAMS and was a member of New Rising Sun Baptist Church, Norfolk.  Survivors include several cousins.  The funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in New Rising Sun Baptist Church by the Rev. Zack PIPPINS. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery. The family will assemble at 2:30 p.m. in Fisher Funeral Home.  (The Virginian-Pilot - February 21, 1992; pg. D2)

Don WILLIAMS, SR.

Don WILLIAMS, 75, of 3227 Caratoke Highway, Currituck, died Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Chesapeake General Hospital. Born July 10, 1936 in Currituck County, he was the son of the late Thomas Milton WILLIAMS and Stella Skinner WILLIAMS and the widower of Marie Simpson WILLIAMS. He was retired from the Norfolk Ford Assembly Plant. He is survived by two daughters, Carlette RETHFORD and husband, Mike, of Hertford and Jeannie HAZDRA and husband, Jay, of Chicago, Ill.; a son, Donald "Skip" WILLIAMS, JR., and wife, Janet, of Camden; two brothers, Bill WILLIAMS and Gilbert WILLIAMS, both of Elizabeth City; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by two sisters, Faye HEPNER and Sally OUTLAW. A graveside funeral service will be Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Hampton Cemetery in Waterlily, with David SAWYER officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, is serving the Williams family.  (The Daily Advance - May 17, 2012)

Edmond Dailey WILLIAMS

POPLAR BRANCH - Edmond Dailey WILLIAMS, 75 of Poplar Branch NC died Wednesday in the Albemarle Hospital. He was a native of Wanchese, NC son of the late Tennyson and Carrie Baum WILLIAMS and step-son of Blanton SAUNDERS and the husband of Jean Blakenship WILLIAMS . He was a member of the Sharon United Methodist Church, Currituck Masonic Lodge # 463 AF&AM , Scottish Rite Bodies of New Bern NC, Sudan Shriners, Elizabeth City Shrine Club, Coinjock American Legion Post # 338, a veteran of the US Army and the Korean Conflict. He was retired form the Ford Motor Company in Norfolk and was an avid Sportsman.  Besides his wife Mr. WILLIAMS is survived by one daughter Donna POOLE and husband Bill of New Bern NC, one son Larry “Buck” WILLIAMS of Poplar Branch NC, 5 grandchildren Pam O’NEAL of Aydlett, NC, Megan CAMPBELL of Dare County NC, Chelsea, Shelby and William POOLE all of New Bern NC one great-grandchild Kevin CAMPBELL. Two special friends Ron LILLY and Julie STADNICHUK.  Mr. WILLIAMS was preceded in death by a daughter Sue O'NEAL.  Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock in the Sharon United Methodist Church by Rev. Steve CASTLE. Burial will follow in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel 405 East Church St. in Elizabeth City NC Saturday evening from 6:00 until 7:30 pm and other times at the residence.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Friday, September 23, 2005)

Elmer WILLIAMS, JR.

GRANDY - Elmer WILLIAMS, JR., 64, of 113 Walnut Blvd., Grandy, N.C., died Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at Albemarle Hospital. A funeral service will be held at Christian Advocate Baptist Church in Bertha, N.C., Saturday at noon with the Rev. Elwood DAVIS officiating. Burial will be in Williams Family Cemetery. A viewing will be held from noon until 8 p.m. Friday. There will be no viewing at the funeral. The family will receive friends at the home of the deceased. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, N.C., is in charge of arrangements. Mr. WILLIAMS was the son of the late Elmer A. WILLIAMS, SR. and Mary A. WILLIAMS. Survivors include his loving companion, Vivian Beatrice ETHERIDGE of the home; four daughters, Shandora DORSE of Antioch, Tenn., Toni WILLIAMS and husband, Tommy, of Virginia Beach, Va., Kimberly DOZIER of Chesapeake, Va., and Anitra WINSLOW and husband, Carlton, of Point Harbor, N.C.; two sons, Elder T.J. ETHERIDGE and wife, Tanya, of Elizabeth City, and Frederick BOWE, JR. of Corolla, N.C.; two sisters, Thelma E. CASE of Barco, N.C. and Lynn CAVE and husband, Greg, of Currituck, N.C.; and 13 grandchildren.  (Daily Advance - Thursday, March 29, 2007)

Eric Tavares WILLIAMS

MOYOCK - Eric Tavares WILLIAMS, 29, of Moyock, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 in Elizabeth City. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon A.M.E. Zion Church in Elizabeth City with the Rev. Tony HENDERSON as Pastor and the Rev. Ernest COLE as Eulogist. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Viewing will be held on Saturday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the home of his parents, Ernest and Valerie McPHERSON, 114 David Drive in Moyock. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include his parents, Ernest Lee McPHERSON, JR. and Valerie Williams McPHERSON; a daughter, Shiley WILLIAMS of Moyock; two sons, Kanelle WILLIAMS and Christopher WILLIAMS, both of Moyock; two sisters, Natoya WILLIAMS and Tasheema RIDDICK, both of Elizabeth City; a brother, Trequon McPHERSON of Currituck; his grandmother, Helen McPHERSON of Norfolk; and his grandfather, James WILLIAMS of Elizabeth City.  (Daily Advance - Friday, October 15, 2010)

Ethel V. Walker WILLIAMS

Ethel V. Walker WILLIAMS, 78, of Point Harbor in Currituck County, died Nov. 21, 1993, in her residence.  Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Norfolk and was a homemaker.  Survivors include her husband, George Brooks WILLIAMS; three daughters, Jacqueline S. WHITEHURST of Norfolk, Diane C. DONLAN of Pembroke, Mass., and Judith F. MURPHY of LaCrescent, Minn.; two stepdaughters, Linda W. EGGLESTON and Louise MERCHANT, both of Virginia Beach; three stepsons, Ralph W. CARRINGTON of Mathews, Va., Jerry A. WILLIAMS of Newport News and Larry E. WILLIAMS of Washington, D.C.; two sisters, Margaret Wilson and Frances S. CHANEY, both of Norfolk; two brothers, Howard WALKER of Norfolk and Charles WALKER of the Eastern Shore of Virginia; 31 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  A funeral will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel, by the Rev. Ernest L. TRUEBLOOD. The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today, and at 8332 Mona Ave., Norfolk, at other times.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 23, 1993; pg. D4)

Evelyn WILLIAMS

Evelyn WILLIAMS died Nov. 22, 1991, in a hospital.  Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Currituck, N.C. She was a member of Macedonia Pentecostal Holiness Church.  Survivors include her husband, George WILLIAMS; three daughters, Ezelia WILLIAMS and Daisy WILLIAMS, both of Norfolk, and Lena HOLLY of Virginia Beach; three sons, Beverly WILLIAMS of Virginia Beach and Ray WILLIAMS and George WILLIAMS, both of Norfolk; a sister, Maryland BASNIGHT of Columbia.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 24, 1991; pg. B2)

Faye L. WILLIAMS

POINT HARBOR - Faye L. WILLIAMS passed away quietly at her home on the Outer Banks November 7. Prior to retiring she worked at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna, Ohio as a director of discharge planning for Kent Visiting Nurses. She was a graduate of the Akron City (Ohio) Hospital School of Nursing with Cadet Nurse Corps. In 1989 she had a complete heart transplant and was grateful for nearly 14 additional years. Surviving are her husband of 57 years, George W. WILLIAMS; a son, David WILLIAMS and wife Ann of Pullman, Washington; a daughter, Georgia SHIFFLETTE and husband Jay of Melbourne, Fla.; a sister, Irene JUSTUS of Brimfield, Ohio. She was predeceased by her parents, Olive and Frank McCORMICK and a daughter, Camilla MOZER-TESTA. A memorial service is tentatively planned at a later date at Brimfield United Methodist Church in Ohio. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, January 12, 2003; pg. 6A)

Gloria Marie Simpson WILLIAMS

CURRITUCK Gloria Marie Simpson WILLIAMS, 57, of Currituck, died at her residence on Sunday, July 20. Born in Suffolk, Va., she was a homemaker and a member of Grandy Assembly of God Church. She was the daughter of the late Asa Tom and Margaret Wallis SIMPSON and the wife of Donald Eugene WILLIAMS, SR. of the residence. Besides her husband, survivors include two daughters: Maria Carlette MAHER of Maple and Jeannie Elizabeth HAZDRA of Barco; a son, Donald E. WILLIAMS, JR.; three sisters: Margaret COOPER of Powells Point, Sylvia SNOW and Lucy GALLOP, both of Camden; and 3 grandchildren. Graveside services will be Tuesday, July 22 at 11 a.m. at Hampton Cemetery at Waterlily with the Rev. Doug HARN officiating. Twiford's Memorial Chapel at Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, July 22, 1997)

Grace Virginia WILLIAMS

KNOTTS ISLAND Grace Virginia WILLIAMS, 89, died August 3 in her home. Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Knotts Island and was a member of Knotts Island United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Elliot W. WILLIAMS, SR. and was the former owner of Williams Hunting and Fishing Lodge. Survivors include a daughter, Mardell W. BONNEY, and two sons, Hope L. WILLIAMS of Knotts Island and Elliot WILLIAMS, JR. of Virginia Beach; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wednesday in Knotts Island United Methodist Church by the Rev. Frank JENNINGS. Burial was in Knotts Island Cemetery. Twiford Colony Chapel, Great Bridge, Chesapeake, Va. handled arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, August 6, 1992; pg. 6A)

Henry WILLIAMS

Henry WILLIAMS, 69, husband of Lydia Capps WILLIAMS, died at the residence, Knotts Island, N.C., today at 5:15 a.m. after a long illness.  Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Walter M. WATERFIELD, a son, Burnley H. WILLIAMS, all of Knotts Island, and three grandchildren.  Mr. WILLIAMS was a life long resident of Knotts Island.  The body will be taken from the Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home to the Knotts Island Methodist Church for funeral services Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  The body will be at the church an hour prior to services.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  (Unknown & undated  newspaper clipping from the private collection of Alma O. Roberts and submitted by Anne Jennings)  [NOTE:  Cemetery records indicate that Henry Williams was born in 1882 and died in 1954.]

Hope Lamont WILLIAMS

Hope Lamont WILLIAMS, 75, beloved husband of Betty Barnes WILLIAMS, departed this life on Nov. 16, 1994.  He was the loving father of Richard WILLIAMS of Knotts Island, Janet ROSE and her husband, Paul, of Moyock and Molly BRITE and her husband, David, of Elizabeth City.  Hope was the proud grandfather of Kelly and Sarah WILLIAMS of Knotts Island, Clay and Casey BRITE of Elizabeth City and Tyler ROSE of Moyock. He was predeceased by one grandson, Zachary ROSE. Hope is also survived by a sister, Mardell BONNEY, and a brother, Elliott WILLIAMS, JR., both of Virginia Beach; and many nieces, nephews and friends.  Hope was a native of Knotts Island, a member of the Knotts Island Ruritans and Knotts Island United Methodist Church. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II and retired from NAS Oceana in 1969 following 30 years of federal service.  A funeral will be held on Friday at 2 p.m. in Knotts Island United Methodist Church with the Rev. Frank JENNINGS officiating. Burial will follow in Knotts Island Cemetery. Twiford Colonial Chapel, Great Bridge, is in charge of arrangements. The family will be at the residence.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 17, 1994; pg. B7)

Inez Bowe WILLIAMS

BARCO - Inez Bowe WILLIAMS, 77, died July 26, 2003. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Pleasant Branch Missionary Baptist Church, Powells Point. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – July 29, 2003)

Jeannette Brumsey WILLIAMS

CURRITUCK  - Jeannette Brumsey WILLIAMS, 76, of Moyock, died July 7, 2005, at Chesapeake General Hospital. Mrs. WILLIAMS was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Currituck County and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Hilda Jeannette BRUMSEY. She was a member of Pilmoor United Methodist Church and a retired primary school teacher having taught in area schools for 37 years. Survivors include her husband, Woodrow WILLIAMS, JR.; daughter, Linda W. COLLINS and her husband David of Moyock; sons, Gary H. WILLIAMS of Morehead City, N.C., and Don S. WILLIAMS and his wife Cindy of Grandy, N.C.; sister, Ann B. LEARY of Elizabeth City; grandchildren, Don WILLIAMS, JR., Thomas WILLIAMS and Jennifer LYKINS and her husband Daryl; step-grandchildren, Adam COLLINS and Teresa COLLINS; and great-grandchildren, Lindsey LYKINS and Kennedy LYKINS. A graveside funeral will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Hampton Cemetery in the Waterlily community of Currituck County with the Rev. Scott WILSON-PARSONS officiating. The family will receive friends at the home, 2375 Tulls Creek Road. Twiford’s Funeral Home, 405 East Church St., Elizabeth City, is serving the Williams family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Friday, July 8, 2005)

Jessie Allen Ainsley WILLIAMS

GRANDY Jessie Allen Ainsley WILLIAMS, 16, died Tuesday, June 18 in Children's Hospital of the Kings Daughters in Norfolk, Va. He was the son of the late Roger AINSLEY and Patricia Outlaw Ainsley WILLIAMS. Survivors include his adopted father and step-mother, Linwood and Shirley WILLIAMS of Elizabeth City; a sister, Holli DENDY of Grandy; a brother, Linwood WILLIAMS, JR. of Elizabeth City; two step-sisters: Jessica HOLLIFIELD and Kimberly HALE of Elizabeth City; maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. William OUTLAW of Grandy; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Jessie H. WILLIAMS of Elizabeth City; paternal grandfather, Kelly WILLIAMS of Georgia; and maternal great-grandmothers, Mary OUTLAW of Grandy and Elizabeth K. SANDERLIN of Shawboro. Funeral services were held Friday, June 21, in Twiford's Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Michael JORDAN and M.L. BLOODWORTH officiating. Burial was in the Outlaw Family Cemetery in Jarvisburg. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, June 23, 1996; pg. 10A)

John WILLIAMS, Colonel

In Currituck County on the 7th ult., Col. John WILLIAMS, in the 85th year of his age....and ardent patriot and soldier in the Revolution.  (Raleigh Standard weekly - Thursday, December, 10, 1835)

Kenneth Lee WILLIAMS

Kenneth Lee WILLIAMS, 56, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at his residence in Grandy, NC.  He was born July 9, 1957 to the late Randolph J. WILLIAMS and Betty Busch WILLIAMS.  He was a commercial fisherman.  He is survived by one sister, Ginger WILLIAMS of California; two brothers, Michael WILLIAMS and wife, Martha of Portsmouth, Virginia and Donnie WILLIAMS of Grandy, NC.  No services are planned at this time.    Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the WILLIAMS family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Larry Author WILLIAMS

AYDLETT Larry Author WILLIAMS, 36, died June 21 in Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the son of Margaret Walker WILLIAMS of the home and the late Richard WILLIAMS. He was a self-employed stone and marble setter. Besides his mother, he is survived by two sisters: Anita WILLIAMS of Chesapeake, Va. and Rosemary DUNCAN of Virginia beach, Va.; and two brothers: Daryl WILLIAMS and Richard WILLIAMS, both of Aydlett. Graveside services were held Friday. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, June 27, 1993; pg. 10A)

Lillie C. WILLIAMS

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. - Lillie C. WILLIAMS of Old Virginia Beach Road passed away Feb. 5, 2005, in Virginia Beach Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Currituck, N.C., and was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia SIMS. She is survived by four daughters, Christine SMITH (Herbert) of Havelock, N.C., Vernice BOYCE (Vernon) of Jacksonville, Fla., Teresa COLONEL (John) of Riverdale, Ga., and Shela V. ROSS (Charles) of Virginia Beach; a son, Michael WILLIAMS of Virginia Beach; a son-in-law, Dewayne SIMS of Jacksonville, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Eram M. DAVIS of Virginia Beach; and a sister-in-law, Frances CONELL of Virginia Beach. A funeral will be held Friday at noon at Rehoboth Baptist Church, 182 S. Birdneck Road, by the Rev. Harry POOLE. Interment will follow in Roosevelt Memorial Park. Viewing will be today from 2 to 8 p.m. at Beach Funeral Service, formerly P.G. Thomasson Funeral Service, 4456 Bonney Road, Virginia Beach. Kevin A. Sanderlin, funeral director.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Thursday, February 10, 2005)

Lucille Susan Bonney WILLIAMS

Lucille Susan Bonney WILLIAMS, 81, died May 21, 1993, in Virginia Beach.  Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Knotts Island, N.C. She retired from the city of Virginia Beach planning department after 16 years and was a member of Knotts Island United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Wilton H. WILLIAMS.  Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Williams McCARTHY of Clarkson Valley, Missouri; a son, David WILLIAMS of Virginia Beach; a sister, Lucy B. CARROLL of Chesterfield County, Va.; a brother, E. Roy BONNEY of Virginia Beach; and two grandchildren. A funeral will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Knotts Island United Methodist Church by the Rev. Frank JENNINGS and the Rev. Fred GROSSE. Burial will be in Knotts Island Cemetery. The family will be at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Great Neck Road Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today.  (The Virginian-Pilot – May 22, 1993; pg. D4)

Margaret Foster Evans WILLIAMS

Margaret Foster Evans WILLIAMS, age 89 of Moyock, NC died Monday, December 23, 2013 at Sentara Barco Nursing Home. A native of Currituck County, she was the daughter of the late Orlando FOSTER and Sudie Voliva Evans FOSTER and the widow of Thomas H. EVANS and Alvah T. WILLIAMS. She was a dental assistant and a member of Moyock United Methodist Church.  She is survived by a daughter, Susan EVANS of Moyock, NC; a son, Fred EVANS and wife Kathy of Chesapeake, VA; two step-daughters, Carlie BERTRAM and Annette CONNER and two step-sons, Tenney WILLIAMS and Jimmy WILLIAMS; three grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a brother Edward FOSTER and a half-brother Leonard FOSTER.  A graveside funeral service will be Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Powell’s Point Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Susie FITCH-SLATER officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Williams family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Mary Ann Seymore WILLIAMS

BARCO - Mary Ann Seymore WILLIAMS, 77, of Barco Road, died Jan. 12 in a Chesapeake (Va.) hospital.  Mrs. WILLIAMS was a native of Maple and daughter of the late Roosevelt and Mary Trotman SEYMORE and the widow of Elmer A. WILLIAMS, SR.  She is survived by two daughters: Thelma CASE and husband Joseph of Barco, and Lynn CAVE and husband Greg of Currituck; one son, Elmer A. WILLIAMS and wife Vivian of Grandy; one sister, Emma S. BURKE and husband Clarence of Woodville; two brothers: Arthur SEYMORE and wife Daisy of Watermill, N.Y. and Philip SEYMORE of Elizabeth City; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Jan. 17 in Good Hope AME Zion Church, Sligo by pastor Randy JOHNSON.  Burial was in the William Family Cemetery on Barco Rd.  Arrangements by Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, January 22, 2002; pg. 3A)

Mary Ellen Snowden WILLIAMS

Mary Ellen Snowden WILLIAMS, 80 of 255 South Trotman Road, Camden, NC died Monday, April 16, 2012 at the Albemarle Hospital.  Mrs. WILLIAMS, a native of Currituck County, was the daughter of the late Blanton Hall SNOWDEN and Mary Caton SNOWDEN and the wife of G. T. WILLIAMS, JR., of the residence.  She was a homemaker and a member of Providence Baptist Church.  Besides her husband she is survived by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth BANKS and husband Allen of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Gaston Thomas WILLIAMS, III and wife Pat of Camden, NC; four grandchildren, Dawn Williams LOWRY and husband Ty, Tanya Williams BARCLIFT and husband Bryan, David Allen BANKS and wife Kelley, and Troy Thomas BANKS and wife Tiffany; and seven great grandchildren.  A funeral service will be Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles STEVENS.  Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends immediately after the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the WILLIAMS family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Mayo Foster WILLIAMS

CHESAPEAKE, VA - Mayo Foster WILLIAMS, 88, passed away October 6, 2006. Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Shiloh, NC to the late John Riggs FOSTER and Nannie BURGESS. She was predeceased by her husband Charlie Bray WILLIAMS. Mrs. WILLIAMS was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.  Left to cherish her memories are her brother, Johnny Burgess FOSTER of Chesapeake; also surviving are a host of nieces and nephews.  A graveside service will be held Sunday, 3:00 p.m. at Moyock Cemetery.  (Twiford Funeral Home Records online Sunday, October 8, 2006)

Mildred Louise Austin WILLIAMS

Mildred Louise Austin WILLIAMS, age 79, died February 3, 1992 in West Valley City.  Born August 15, 1912 in Currituck, North Carolina to William Edgar and Anna G. Gallop AUSTIN. Married Harry Sidney WILLIAMS February 6, 1933 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Member of Park Place Baptist Church.   Survived by one son, Leigh R. WILLIAMS, West Valley City; 10 grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Harry S. WILLIAMS, JR.  Friends may call Wednesday, February 5  from 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Golden Rule Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road.  Interment will take place later in Norfolk, Virginia.  (The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT) - February 4, 1992; pg. D8)

Nellie Marie WILLIAMS

KNOTTS ISLAND - Nellie Marie WILLIAMS, 75, died Jan. 8, 2005. Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in New Bern, N.C., to the late Nellie Mae PITTMAN and Royal Corbett HUMPHREY. She was a member of Knotts Island Baptist Church and the widow of Raymond Lee WILLIAMS, SR. Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Denise ROBBINS and husband Mickey of Plymouth, N.C.; a son, Raymond "Buzzy" WILLIAMS and wife Bonnie of Knotts Island; a brother, Chester HUMPHREY of Snowflake, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Rosewood Memorial Park with Pastor Chuck MANN officiating. The family will receive friends at Twiford's Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake, today from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Monday, January 10, 2005)

Pauline Louise WILLIAMS

NORFOLK - Pauline Louise WILLIAMS, 73, a retired nurse, died Feb. 13, 1994, in Norfolk.  Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Moyock, N.C., and was the widow of Edward Walter WILLIAMS. She retired 11 years ago from civil service after 20 years of service. She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, and was an elder and past church clerk.  Survivors include one daughter, Paula PAYTON of Virginia Beach; one son, Walter WILLIAMS of Plymouth, Mass.; one one sister, Maggie BROWN; one brother, James SAUNDERS; grandchildren, Shelton GODLEY and Stannetta WILSON of Virginia Beach; six nieces; five nephews; and many friends.  A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday in First United Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, by the Rev. Wilbur DOUGLAS. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The funeral procession will leave 1449 Eddystone Drive, Virginia Beach, for the funeral service at 12:20 p.m. E.A. Hughes Funeral Home is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – February 16, 1994; pg. D2)

Rachel WILLIAMS

JARVISBURG - Rachel WILLIAMS, 94, of Caratoke Hwy., died in Bronx, N.Y. on Thursday, April 7, 2005. A funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Jarvisburg with the Rev. Reginald SAUNDERS, the Rev. TURNER and the Rev. Walter JONES, pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in Corinth Church Cemetery.   Mrs. WILLIAMS was a member of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Mother of Church and Usher Board.  She was predeceased by both parents, Jerry NIXON and Victoria FREEMAN.  She is survived by one daughter, Velma Ernestine JOHNSON of Bronx; 13 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren.   Stallings Funeral Homes Inc. in Elizabeth City is in charge.  (Daily Advance  - Saturday, April 9, 2005)

Raymond Lee WILLIAMS, Sr.

KNOTTS ISLAND - Raymond Lee WILLIAMS, SR., 76, died Oct. 28, 2003, at Bay Point Medical Center. Mr. WILLIAMS was born in Currituck, N.C., to the late Raymond Leroy WILLIAMS and Dona White BEASLEY. He was retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, a member of the Knotts Island Baptist Church, Knotts Island Ruritan Club and the Berkley Masonic Lodge 167 AF&AM. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Nellie Marie WILLIAMS; a daughter, Denise ROBBINS and husband Mickey of Knotts Island; a son, Raymond "Buzzy" WILLIAMS, JR. and wife Bonnie of Chesapeake; two sisters, Fay ELLSWORTH of Bradenton, Fla. and Elva WATERFIELD of Knotts Island; a brother, Leroy WILLIAMS of Kitty Hawk, N.C.; four grandchildren, Raymond III, Virginia, Michelle WILLIAMS and Eric BECK; and a great-grandchild, Amber WILLIAMS. Graveside services will be held today at 3 p.m. at Rosewood Memorial Park with Pastor Gene THIEMAN and Pastor Chuck MANN officiating. Twiford's Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - October 30, 2003)

Randolph Joseph WILLIAMS

GRANDY Randolph Joseph WILLIAMS, 76, died Friday evening in the Albemarle Hospital. He was a native of Nash County and was retired from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a machinist. He was the son of the late George W. and Elizabeth Ella Cooper WILLIAMS and widower of Betty Sue Bush WILLIAMS. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Surviving are one daughter, Ginger SHANTELER of Yucaipa, California; fours sons: Michael Allen WILLIAMS of Portsmouth, Va., Kenneth Lee WILLIAMS and Don Willard WILLIAMS of Grandy, and Randolph Steven WILLIAMS of Moyock; three sisters: Mamie FARMER and Elizabeth RENFROW of Wilson, and Virginia THOMPSON of Fayetteville; and 6 grandchildren. Graveside services were conducted Monday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. in the Maplewood Cemetery in Wilson. Twiford's Funeral Home in Elizabeth City was in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, January 27, 1997; pg. 5A)

Randolph Steve WILLIAMS, SR.

MOYOCK - Randolph "Steve" WILLIAMS, SR., 50, of Ranchland Drive, died at Albemarle Hospital Jan. 1, 2005. Born in Norfolk, he was the son of the late Randolph Joseph and Betty Sue Busch WILLIAMS and husband of Vicki Andrews WILLIAMS of the residence. He was a tool and dye machinist for 20 years, a Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast, served in the U.S. Army and was a Baptist. Besides his wife, Mr. WILLIAMS is survived by two daughters, Rhonda Shay WILLIAMS of New York and Sheri Lynn Disney COLBERT of Chesapeake; three sons, Randolph Steve WILLIAMS, JR. of Grandy, Timothy Wayne DISNEY, JR. of Washington state and Danny Allen DISNEY of Currituck; a sister, Ginger WILLIAMS of California; three brothers, Don Willard WILLIAMS and Kenneth WILLIAMS, both of Grandy, and Mike WILLIAMS of Chesapeake; and three grandchildren, Travis James COOPER, William Thomas COLBERT, JR. and Joy Elise COLBERT. Mr. WILLIAMS was predeceased by a brother, David WILLIAMS. Information provided by the Cremation Society of Virginia.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Friday, January 7, 2005)

Roy Clifton WILLIAMS, SR.

CRESWELL Roy Clifton WILLIAMS, SR., 81, of Creswell, died Monday, Dec. 15 at his son's residence following a long illness. Born in Currituck County, he was the son of the late L.A. and Olive Forbes WILLIAMS and was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Leary WILLIAMS and daughter Betty Jo DAVENPORT. He was a member of Mt. Tabor Free Will Baptist Church and a retired farmer. Survivors are his son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Cheryl WILLIAMS of Creswell; one brother, Elton WILLIAMS of Raleigh; two sisters: Marguerite MILLER of Greenville and Katherine BARCO of Shawboro; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. in the Providence Baptist Church with interment in the Griffin Family Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth LITTLETON will officiate. Walker Funeral Home in Columbia has charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, December 18, 1997; pg. 5B)

Stella Skinner WILLIAMS

Stella Skinner WILLIAMS, 94, of Dozier Road, Moyock, N. C., died Wednesday July 25th, 2007, at Winslow Memorial Home. Mrs. WILLIAMS was born in Perquimans County, N. C. and was the daughter of the late William SKINNER and Sallie WHITE. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Milton SKINNER, her daughter Sally OUTLAW, four sisters and four brothers.  Surviving are her sons, William “Bill” WILLIAMS and his wife Sabra, Gilbert WILLIAMS and his wife Jean both of Elizabeth City, N. C. and Donald “Don” WILLIAMS of Currituck, N. C., her daughter Clara Faye HEPNER of Jacksonville, Fl., her thirteen grandchildren J. C. OUTLAW, Trudy OUTLAW, Melissa ROWLAND, Debra JUSTICE, Kimber TAYLOR, Willy HEPNER, Liza KLOSTERMAN, Bridgett ANDERSON, Bruce Allen HEPNER, Skip WILLIAMS, Carlette MAHER, Jeannie HAZDRA and Dawn WILLIAMS, sixteen great grandchildren and thirteen great-great grandchildren, her sisters Laura EVANS of Edenton, N. C. and Nell TURNER of Virginia Beach, VA.  A graveside funeral service will be held Sunday July 29th, at 2:00 P. M. at the Moyock Cemetery, with Rev. Vic RAMSEY officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday evening July 28th from 6:00 P. M. to 8:00 P. M. at Twiford Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son Bill WILLIAMS, 619 Pitts Chapel Road.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Williams family with arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Timmy WILLIAMS

Timmy WILLIAMS, age 28, of 109 North Mallard Court, Grandy, NC died Monday, May 5, 2008 at Virginia Commonwealth Medical Center in Richmond, VA. Timmy WILLIAMS, a native of Currituck County, NC, was the son of Larry WILLIAMS of Grandy, NC, and Celeste HOLT of Poplar Branch, NC, and the fiancé of Jennifer FOREST of Grandy, NC. He was a carpenter with Cozy Kitchens, an avid softball player, a softball coach for Cozy Kitchens, and an above average billiards player. He loved his job and family.  In addition to his parents and fiancé, he is survived by a son, Timothy Lee WILLIAMS, JR., “Deuce” of Grandy, NC; a sister, Nicole McCARTER; a step-mother, Michelle WILLIAMS; and a step-father, Roy HOLT.  Funeral services will be Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 4:00 PM at Jarvisburg Church of Christ with Minister Dennis CREHAN and Tom HUNT officiating. Burial will follow in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 2:30 to 3:30 prior to the service and at other times at the residence. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of arrangements.  (The Daily Advance – Wednesday, May 7, 2008)

Tully Baxter WILLIAMS, JR.

Tully Baxter WILLIAMS, JR., 68, of the 2600 block of Caratoke Highway, died March 5, 2001, at his residence.  He was born in Pasquotank County, N.C., son of the late Tully Baxter and Frances Barringer WILLIAMS, SR., and was the husband of Katharine Woodley WILLIAMS of the home. He was a magistrate, a deacon and lifelong member of Providence Baptist Church, graduate and member of the Board of Trustees of North Carolina State University, former owner and manager of Currituck Grain, Inc. in Moyock, a member of the Currituck Board of Education for two terms, and the Chairman of Currituck County Commissioners for two terms. He was an Eagle Scout, an active member of the Democratic Party and a veteran, having served in the U.S. Coast Guard.  Besides his wife, Mr. WILLIAMS is survived by a daughter, Camilla Williams SAUNDERS of Elizabeth City, N.C.; a son, David Aydlett WILLIAMS of Chesapeake; a brother, Robert Whitfield WILLIAMS of Richmond; and two grandchildren, Claire Baxter SAUNDERS and Clinton Reid SAUNDERS A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles WELLONS and the Rev. Ray GOUDE officiating. Burial will be in Moyock Memorial Cemetery. There will be a celebration of Mr. WILLIAMS' life immediately following the burial at the Shawboro Ruritan Club and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – March 7, 2001; pg. B9)

Valton Gage WILLIAMS, II

Valton Gage WILLIAMS, II, age 55, of the 100 block of North Gregory Road, Shawboro, NC, died Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at Winslow Memorial Home. Mr. WILLIAMS, a native of Currituck County, was the son of Jenetta Midgett WILLIAMS of Elizabeth City, NC and the late Valton R. WILLIAMS. He was a graduate of J. P. Knapp High School, a commercial fisherman, and a member of Perkins United Methodist Church. He loved to hunt.  Besides his mother he is survived by a son, Rusty WILLIAMS of Moyock, NC; two brothers, Tom WILLIAMS of Elizabeth City, NC and Larry A. WILLIAMS of Grandy, NC; and two grandchildren, Grant Russell WILLIAMS and Olivia Rae WILLIAMS. He was predeceased by a sister, Cheryl BLANK and a brother, Terry Lee ROLLER.  A memorial service will be Sunday, March 2, 2008 at 3:00 PM at Perkins UMC with the Rev. Ray TAVENNER officiating. The family will receive friends at the residence of the brother, Tom WILLIAMS, 2513 Red Gate Drive, Elizabeth City, NC. Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is assisting the Williams family.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, February 21, 2008; pg. 10A)

Walter Leon WILLIAMS

Walter Leon WILLIAMS, 60, died March 27, 1993, in the V.A. Medical Center, Salisbury, N.C.  Mr. WILLIAMS was born in Wash Woods, N.C. He was a charter member of the Knotts Island Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Oak Grove Southern Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, and was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran during the Korean Conflict.  He is survived by a daughter, Lynne JENNINGS of Knotts Island; a son, Walter Lee WILLIAMS of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Elva WATERFIELD of Virginia Beach and Faye ELLSWORTH of Bradenton, Fla.; two brothers, Raymond Lee WILLIAMS of Knotts Island and Leroy WILLIAMS of Corova, N.C.; and two grandchildren.  A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, March 30, 1993, at 2 p.m. in the Knotts Island Cemetery with the Rev. Frank JENNINGS. The family will receive friends at the home of his daughter Lynne JENNINGS Monday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Twiford Colonial Chapel, Great Bridge, Chesapeake, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – March 29, 1993; pg. D2)

Wilma Austin WILLIAMS

SUFFOLK, VA. Wilma Austin WILLIAMS, 81, of Suffolk, Va. died July 15 at her residence. Mrs. WILLIAMS was a native of Corolla, resident of Ocracoke for most of her life, and a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Wesley and Mrs. Isabell Barnett AUSTIN and the widow of Pinta David WILLIAMS. She is survived by one daughter, Alice W. CLARK of Suffolk; one sister, Ruby GARRISH of Ocracoke; 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. A church service will be held Tuesday, July 17 at 1 p.m. in the Ocracoke United Methodist Church by the Rev. Clyde DENNY. Burial will follow in the Williams Family Cemetery. Twiford's Island Chapel in Hatteras is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – July 1990)

William Cordell WILLIAMS

William “Bill” Cordell WILLIAMS, 81 of 619 Pitts Chapel Road, Elizabeth City, NC passed away May 19, 2013 at Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital.  Born September 26, 1931 in Currituck County, he was the son of the late Thomas Milton WILLIAMS and Stella Skinner WILLIAMS.  Mr. WILLIAMS was a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church in Currituck County.  He served four years in the U. S. Air Force and after retiring from the Norfolk Ford Assembly Plant he became an avid dancer and member of the following clubs:  River City Shag Club, Outer Banks Shag Club, Boots-N-Bows of Chesapeake, VA, Denim and Diamonds of Camden, and the Currituck Cut-Ups.  Mr. WILLIAMS is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Sabra Banks WILLIAMS, two daughters, Debra Kay JUSTICE and husband Steve of Currituck, NC, Kimber Williams TAYLOR and finance David FARLOW of Belvidere, NC; a brother, Gilbert WILLIAMS and wife Jean of Weeksville, NC; two grandsons, William Johnathan WILLIAMS of Currituck, NC, and Christopher James TAYLOR of Weeksville, NC; one granddaughter, Brittany Taylor JORDAN and husband Wesley; and a very special great-granddaughter, Jenna Mae JORDAN of Elizabeth City, NC.  He was pre-deceased by two sisters, Sally OUTLAW and Faye HEPNER; and a brother, Donald WILLIAMS.  A memorial service will be Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with David SAWYER officiating.  The family will receive friends in the lobby of the funeral home lobby immediately after the service and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Williams family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

William Edward WILLIAMS

BUXTON William Edward WILLIAMS, 64, died Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the home of his sister, Mrs. Ida POYNER of Barco, after a long illness. A lifelong resident of Buxton, he was a son of Urias B. and Mrs. Sainty Stowe WILLIAMS. Besides Mrs. POYNER, he is survived by three sisters: Mrs. Irma WILLIS of Baltimore, and Mrs. Maria GRAY and Mrs. Pat ROLLINSON of Buxton; and two brothers: Urias B. WILLIAMS, JR. of New Bern, and Victor WILLIAMS of Washington, N.C. A funeral service was held Monday at 2:30 p.m. in Buxton Methodist Church of which he was a member. Burial was in the family cemetery in Buxton. The body was taken from Twiford Funeral home to the church at 1:30 p.m. (The Coastland Times – October 25, 1963)

Woodrow WILLIAMS, JR.

Woodrow "Willie" WILLIAMS JR., 76, of 2375 Tulls Creek Road, Moyock, N.C., died Tuesday evening Aug. 14, 2007, at his residence. He was born Sept. 6, 1930, in Sussex County, Sparta, N.J., and was the son of the late Woodrow Wilson WILLIAMS and Margaret Byrd WILLIAMS. He was predeceased by his wife, Jeannette Brumsey WILLIAMS on July 7, 2005. Mr. WILLIAMS was a retired Tech Sergeant with the U. S. Air Force, and a retired employee and former board member of the Currituck County A.B.C. Board. Survivors include his daughter, Linda W. COLLINS and her husband, David, of Moyock; his sons, Don WILLIAMS and his wife, Cindy, of Moyock, and Gary WILLIAMS of Beaufort, N.C.; his grandchildren, Don WILLIAMS, JR., Thomas WILLIAMS, Jennifer CAREY and her husband, Robert, Adam COLLINS, Teresa COLLINS; and great grandchildren, Lindsey LYKINS, Kennedy LYKINS and Brittany CAREY; and his brothers, Jay WILLIAMS of Rotonda, Fla. and Eddie WILLIAMS of Florida. A graveside service was held Thursday Aug. 16, 2007, at Hampton Cemetery, in the Waterlily community of Currituck County. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, N.C., assisted the WILLIAMS family with arrangements.  (The Daily Advance - Friday, August 17, 2007)

Joseph R. WILLIAMSON

CHESAPEAKE - Joseph R. WILLIAMSON, 79, of the 500 block of Briarfield Drive, went to be with the Lord Aug. 22, 2010, in Chesapeake. A native of Pitt County, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Clifton and Ada Teel WILLIAMSON and husband of the late Nellie WILLIAMSON. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was a retired foreman with HRT. Mr. WILLIAMSON was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Moyock and the South Norfolk Moose Lodge for more than 40 years. He is survived by three daughters, Brenda Joyce WILLIAMSON, Elizabeth Teresa WILLIAMSON and Dawn Christina Williamson SIMPSON; two sons, the Rev. James Michael WILLIAMSON and John Wyatt WILLIAMSON; a brother, James Alfred WILLIAMSON; eight grandchildren, Chad, Timmy, Briana, Erica, Hannah, Micah, Sarah and Elijah; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at Graham Funeral Home, 1112 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake. Burial will follow at Moyock Cemetery, Moyock, N.C. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Following the graveside service, the family would like to extend an invitation to join them at Fellowship Baptist Church, 870 Tulls Creek Road, Moyock.  (The Virginian-Pilot – Tuesday, August 24, 2010)

Elsie B. WILLIS

Elsie B. WILLIS, 74, a homemaker, died June 13, 1994, in Chesapeake General Hospital.  Mrs. WILLIS was born in Currituck, N.C., and was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church, Chesapeake.  Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Ward R. WILLIS; one daughter, Rosemary "Susie" PHELPS of Chesapeake; four sons, J. Richard WILLIS of Virginia Beach, George WILLIS, JR., David "Poncho" WILLIS and Thomas "Runt" WILLIS, all of Chesapeake; one sister, Evelyn MASSEY of Virginia Beach; one brother, Clarence BURGESS of Moyock, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.  A graveside service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today in Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, by the Rev. David L. LIBENGOOD. Kellum Funeral Home, Bonney Road Chapel, is handling arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – June 15, 1994; pg. B2)

Irma Williams WILLIS

BARCO Irma Williams WILLIS, 84, of Barco, died Thursday, April 23 at Albemarle Hospital. She was born in Buxton, the daughter of the late Urias Blount and Saintie Stowe WILLIAMS and was the widow of Willard WILLIS. She was a member of Buxton United Methodist Church. She is survived by a brother, Victor WILLIAMS of Washington; and nieces and nephews. The body was to be removed from Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City to Twiford's Island Chapel in Hatteras on Saturday. A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m. in the Williams Family Cemetery in Buxton. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, April 26, 1998)

Arthur Belmont WILSON

PLYMOUTH Arthur Belmont WILSON, 67, died July 21 in Washington County Hospital. A native of Currituck County, he was the son of the late Willie E. and Victoria Spence WILSON. He was a retired employee of Weyerhauser Co. of Plymouth with 25 years of service. He was a member of Plymouth Church of God where he had been an adult Sunday School teacher for 22 years. He was a member of the Watermark Association. Surviving are his wife, Irene Jethro WILSON; a son, Keith WILSON of Plymouth; a daughter, Carolyn DEES of Perry, Florida; three sisters: Shirley W. CUTHRELL of Beaufort, Willie Mae BALDWIN of Elizabeth City and Betty BERRY of Shiloh; and 5 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday in Plymouth Church of God with the Rev. Bill BRASWELL and Phillip JETHRO officiating. Burial was in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Horner-Walker Funeral Home in Plymouth was in charge. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, July 26, 1992; pg. 12A)

Charles Lee WILSON

MANTEO, NC - Charles Lee WILSON, 57, of Manteo, NC died Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at his residence. Mr. WILSON, born in Currituck County and was a commercial fisherman. He was a lifelong resident of Dare County and a member of Roanoke Acres Church of Christ. He was the son of the late Willis L. and Gladys Berry WILSON and was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy WILSON.  Mr. WILSON is survived by his wife, Susan Hall WILSON of the residence; a son, Charles L. “Chuck” WILSON, JR. of Manteo, NC; fours sisters, Betty GROCE of Manteo, NC, Ginger REBER of Wanchese, NC, Nancy POWELL of Manteo, NC and Lisa MOSELEY of Waverly, VA; three brothers, Joe WILSON of Wanchese, NC, Dave WILSON of Port St. Lucie, FL and Mikey WILSON of Manteo, NC.  A graveside service will be held at Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens, Manteo on Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 11:00 am with Rev. Ronnie MIDGETT officiating. The family will receive friends at Twiford Funeral Home on Friday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and at other times at the residence.  Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family.  (The Coastland Times Sunday, September 30, 2007; pg. 10A)

Dianna Ball WILSON

NORFOLK - Dianna WILSON passed away on February 3, 2007. Dianna was born on July 26, 1964 in Mayport, Florida. She was the daughter of Edward and Carol BALL of Camden, NC. Dianna is survived by her parents, a sister, Donna BRODRICK of Grandy, NC; a brother, Robert BALL of Virginia Beach, VA; a son, Robert WILSON, his wife Anne, and two granddaughters, Katelynne and Karen all of Kill Devil Hills, NC; nephews, Keith STANDLE, Brandon BALDWIN, Michael HOWERIN, Nicholas BALL and niece Crystal BALL.  Funeral services will be provided by Twiford Colonial Chapel, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd., in Great Bridge at 1:00 PM on February 8, 2007 in the funeral home chapel. Graveside service will be held at the Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Branch, NC. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 7, 2007, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. (Twiford Funeral Home obituary posted Wednesday, February 7, 2007)

Earl Dean WILSON

GRANDY Earl Dean WILSON, 50, of Grandy, died June 30 at his residence. Mr. WILSON was a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan and the owner/operator of E.D. Wilson Plumbing Co. He was a member of the Pipe Fitters and Steam Fitters Union Local #110 in Norfolk, Va. He was the son of Mrs. Mattie Wilson BUMGARNER of Apache Junction, Arizona and the husband of Shirley McCracken WILSON of the home. Besides his wife and mother he is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Bridgett WILSON of Georgia; one son, Earl Deal WILSON of Norfolk; two step-sons: Paul MOORE of San Diego, California and Curtis MOORE of Greeley, Colorado; three sisters: Peggy B. REITZEL of Apache Junction, Arizona, Mary B. JOHNSON and Dianne B. JOHNSON, both of Conover; three brothers: Larry M. WILSON of Claremont, Jerry L. BUMGARNER of Lenoir and Roy E. BUMGARNER of Rhodhiss. He was predeceased by his daughter, Karen Hope WILSON. A chapel service will be conducted Friday, July 3 at 2 p.m. in the Twiford Colony Chapel in Manteo by the Rev. Don DENHAM. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, July 2, 1992; pg. 8A)

Earl Lee WILSON

Earl Lee WILSON, 59, died Feb. 12, 1993. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. today in New Providence Baptist Church, Shawboro, N.C. Walson Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot – February 17, 1993; pg. D4)

Ernest Webster WILSON, SR.

Mr. Ernest Webster WILSON, SR., of 137 Little Joe's Lane, Moyock, NC., passed away Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Sentara Barco Nursing Home in Barco, N.C. He leaves to cherish his loving wife, Sarah WILSON of Barco; one son, Ernest WILSON, JR. and Katrina of Barco; two grandchildren, Durich HENRY and Samantha HUGHES; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at Weeping Mary Church of Christ in Currituck County with Elder Marcus ETHERIDGE officiating. Interment will follow at New Oak Grove Cemetery. A viewing will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Rivers Community Funeral Home. The Wilson family will receive friends at the home of the deceased. Rivers Community Funeral Home is expressing sympathy through sincere service.  (The Daily Advance – Tuesday, March 11, 2008)

Guankelita Sharvia WILSON

BARCO Guankelita Sharvia WILSON, 21, died at Albemarle Hospital Saturday, December 21. A 2000 graduate of Currituck High School, she was employed as a sales associate for Belk-Tyler in Kill Devil Hills. She was also a member of New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include her parents, Marion W. WILLIAMS and Phillips RANDALL, JR.; step-father, Robert WILLIAMS; maternal grandparents, Elner and Robert WILSON of Elizabeth City; a maternal step-grandmother, Mildred WILSON of Elizabeth City; maternal great-grandmother, Annie EVANS of Camden; paternal step-grandparents, Charlie and Inez WILLIAMS of Barco; one brother, Tyron WILSON of the home; a step-sister, Nicole PIERCE of Elizabeth City; and a step-brother, Corey WILLIAMS of Elizabeth City. A funeral service was held Friday, Dec. 27 in the Currituck High School Cafetorium. Burial was in the Williams Family Cemetery. Walson Funeral Services in Elizabeth City handled arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, December 29, 2002; pg. 16A)

John G. WILSON, Esq.

SUICIDE - The Raleigh Register says: "We regret to learn that John G. WILSON, ESQ., a wealthy planter of Currituck, committed suicide on Sunday night last near Shingle Landing by shooting a ball from a pistol through his head. He was greatly respected, wealthy and leaves a large family. Recent pecuinary losses are supposed to have caused him to commit the rash act."  (Beaufort Journal - June 10, 1857; pg. 2; column 3)

Lawrence Burgess WILSON

CURRITUCK Lawrence Burgess WILSON, 81, of Currituck, died Tuesday, Sept. 24 at his residence. A native of Norfolk, Va., he was the son of the late Harry Frank WILSON, SR. and Lillian Lassiter WILSON and the husband of Ora Eugenia Buchanan WILSON of the home. He served as chief of the Norfolk City Fire Dept. from Nov. 1969 until his retirement in Sept. 1974. He was a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church in Elizabeth City. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Joan WADDINGTON of Elizabeth City; a granddaughter, Natalie BROTHERS; a grandson, SFC Jack F. WADDINGTON; and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday, Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel by his brother-in-law, Rev. Henry LANCASTER, and the Rev. Dr. Arthur WILT. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, September 26, 1996; pg. 10A)

Leland WILSON

BARCO Leland WILSON, 79, of Moyock, died Monday in Sentara Nursing Home. He was the son of the late Ned and Addie WILSON and a member of Good Hope A.M.E. Zion Church in Moyock. He is survived by one daughter, Barbara DOZIER of New York City; four sisters: Lorna JACKSON of Moyock, Lena FULLER of Norfolk, Va., Burnie SEYMOUR of Elizabeth City and Bessie WILSON of Barco; and 4 grandchildren. Funeral services are set for Thursday at 1 p.m. in A.M.E. Zion Church to be conducted by Rev. Roger GREEN. Burial will be in New Oak Grove Cemetery in Elizabeth City. Robinson and Sons Funeral Home is handling arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, September 9, 1993; pg. 6A)

Leland Lennell WILSON

MOYOCK Leland Lennell WILSON, 31, of Moyock, died January 4 in Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Wilson DOZIER of Manhattan, N.Y. and a sister, Carla DOZIER of Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral services were set for Saturday at 2 p.m. in Good Hope A.M.E. Zion Church with burial to follow in New Oak Grove Cemetery. Robinson and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, January 10, 1993)

Michael Earl WILSON

GRANDY - Michael Earl WILSON, 37, of Grandy, NC died Saturday, August 21, 2004 as a result of a boating accident. He was born in Portsmouth, VA to Karen B. EAGLETON of Petersburg, VA and the late Earl Curt WILSON and was the husband of Rebecca Coffman WILSON. Mr. WILSON was the owner/operator of Sunrise Maintenance.  Besides his wife and mother, Mr. WILSON is survived by two sons, Christopher WILSON of Grandy, NC and Tyler WILSON of Greensboro, NC; maternal grandparents, Lewis and Carrie BURRIS. Also, he is survived by an aunt, Sylvia WILSON, an aunt Brenda BAKER, an aunt and uncle, Dennis and Navieda BURRIS, four cousins, Amber BURRIS, Karina BURRIS, Matthew BAKER, and Jayne BAKER and other extended family. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his grandfather, Houston Curt WILSON, grandmother, Lonna Mae WILSON and a sister, Jennifer EAGLETON.  A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Mike’s life will be Sunday, August 29, 2004, from 1:00 until 4:00pm at the residence in Grandy, NC. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Twiford Funeral Home, 1115 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Wilson family.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Friday, August 27, 2004)

Ora Eugenia Buchanan WILSON

CURRITUCK - February 3, 2012, Ora Eugenia WILSON left her Currituck home for her heavenly home. Born in 1918 in Norfolk, Va. she was daughter of the late Charles Eugene and Ora Jane BUCHANAN, wife of the late Lawrence B. "Byrd" WILSON and sister of the late Gladys LANCASTER.  Mrs. WILSON is survived by a daughter, Joan WADDINGTON; grandson, Jack T. WADDINGTON and his wife Reneé ; and granddaughter, Natalie C. WADDINGTON. In addition, she leaves great-grandchildren, Christopher, David, Brian, Isaac, Caroline, Karlie and Elizabeth. She is survived by nieces & nephews, Sandy & Bill WATSON, Hank & Nina LANCASTER, Barbara & Roland BATCHELDER, Randy & Marianne LANCASTER, Craig & Kate WILSON, Cabot WILSON, Frank, Diana and Ann WILSON; and brother-in-law, Henry LANCASTER. Mrs. WILSON had many friends, especially Barbara, John and Tiffany WILLIAMS, Marian RENEGAR, Kelli BOGLE, Louise BARNETT, Sandra RUST and neighbors Tommy and Joan MOORE.  Mrs. WILSON worked several years as a florist, but the joy of her life was working at Good News Christian Bookstore. Many have expressed how she touched their lives.  She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Moyock and previously enjoyed years of worship and service at Rehoboth Baptist Church, Maple.  A funeral service for Mrs. WILSON will be held Sat., Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and other times at Mrs. Wilson's residence in Currituck. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City is assisting the Wilson family.  (The Virginian-Pilot – Thursday, February 9, 2012)

Ralph C. WILSON, SR.

Ralph C. "Tim" WILSON, SR., of Dorchester, Mass., a retired store clerk, died Nov. 24, 1992, in Mattapan, Mass.  Mr. WILSON was born in Moyock.  Survivors include six daughters, Geraldine OWENS of Virginia Beach, Marva EVANS, Faith BURDEN and Robin HENDRICKS, all of Chesapeake, and Elder Alveeta COPELAND and Elder Barbara WHITAKER, both of Newport News; three sons, Ralph C. WILSON, JR. and Elder Dwight WILSON, both of Chesapeake, and Leamer WILSON.  (The Virginian-Pilot – November 26, 1992; pg. D6)

Willard Journeay WILSON

SHILOH, NC - Willard Journeay WILSON, age 85, of 1264 South 343, Shiloh, NC, died Thursday, October 2, 2003 at his residence. He was born in Currituck County, NC, son of the late Samuel and Myrtle Crain WILSON. He was the husband of Mildred Bray WILSON of the residence. Mr. WILSON was a retired machinist with Norfolk Naval Shipyard, he also served in the Merchant Marines as a Warrant Officer. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, and Hall Masonic Lodge # 53 AF & AM, Shawboro, where he was a Past Master and served as secretary for many years. He was a member of the York Rite Bodies and also a member of Order of Eastern Star Chapter #319 where he had served as Past Worthy Patron.   Besides his wife Mr. WILSON is survived by two sons, David WILSON of Alexandria, VA, and Gerald WILSON of Williamston, NC; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be Saturday, October 4, 2003 in Wesley United Methodist Church at 2:00 PM with the Rev. David MOEHRING officiating.  Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with Masonic Rites. The family will receive friends Friday evening 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel 405 East church St. Elizabeth City NC and at the residence all other times.  Twiford’s Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot – Thursday, October 3, 2003)

Wilton WILSON, JR.

HARBINGER - Wilton WILSON, JR., 77, of 121 West Mobile Road, Harbinger, died at Guardian Care Nursing Home, Elizabeth City, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006. A funeral service will be held at Weeping Mary Disciples of Christ Church, Tulls Creek Road, Moyock, Thursday, March 2, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Marcus ETHERIDGE as eulogist and the Rev. Virgil M. WILDER presiding. Burial will be in Piney Grove Disciples of Christ Church Cemetery, Harbinger. A viewing will be today from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City. The family will receive friends at the home of Mrs. Gladys JAMESON at 123 W. Mobile Road, Harbinger, N.C. Stallings Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. WILSON was a native of Currituck County. He retired from city of Chesapeake, Va., Highway Maintenance Department. He was the son of the late Julis C. WILSON and Edna Silvers WILSON and is survived by one brother, Earnest WILSON, SR. and his wife, Sarah, of Barco; and a very special friend, Mrs. Gladys JAMESON of Harbinger, N.C.  (The Daily Advance - Wednesday, March 1, 2006)

Winnie F. WILSON

Winnie F. WILSON, a retired metalsmith, died April 28, 1992, in a hospital.  Mrs. WILSON was born in Currituck County, N.C. She had retired from the Naval Air Rework Facility after 31 years. She was a member of Mount Gilead Baptist Church and United Order of Tents.  She was the widow of Samuel H. WILSON, SR.  Survivors include two daughters, Leatha FEREBEE of Philadelphia and Shirley F. JOHNSON of Chesapeake; two sisters, Ruth ROBINSON of New York City and Martha NORMAN of Powells Point, N.C.; two brothers, Robert FEREBEE and Elder Luther FEREBEE, both of Norfolk; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in National Baptist Church by the Rev. Thomas JENNINGS, JR. Burial will be in Roosevelt Memorial Park.  (The Virginian-Pilot – May 1, 1992; pg. D2)

Henry Clayton WIMBLEY, SR.

Henry Clayton WIMBLEY, SR., 46, of 163 Wedgewood Drive, Moyock, NC died Saturday, October 24, 2009 at his residence. Born in Norfolk, VA he was the son of Sarah Marie Hoskin WIMBLEY of the home and the late Everette Lassie WIMBLEY. He was a Baptist.  Besides his mother, Mr. WIMBLEY is survived by one son Henry Clayton WIMBLEY, JR. of Elizabeth City, NC; six sisters Janice HICKS of Moyock, NC, Carol WRIGHT of Chesapeake, VA, Linda COY and Betty BROWN both of Moyock, NC, Lea WEATHERLY of Hertford, NC, and Hilda PARRISH of Portsmouth, VA; three brothers Everette C. WIMBLEY of Chesapeake, VA, Preston A. WIMBLEY of Portsmouth, VA, and Ronald G. WIMBLEY of Alabama, one grandchild, eighteen nieces and nephews, twenty one great nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday October 27, 2009 at 2:00PM in Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel 405 East Church St. in Elizabeth City, NC by Rev. James SCOTT. Burial will follow in Laurel Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Currituck County. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 7:00 until 8:80 PM and other times at the residence of his mother 163 Wedgewood Drive  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Sarah Marie Hoskin WIMBLEY

Sarah Marie Hoskin WIMBLEY, 80, of 163 Wedgewood Drive, Moyock, died Friday, March 19, 2010, at her residence.  Mrs. WIMBLEY was born in  Sampson County, daughter of the late William "Willie" and Mrs. Katie Lou Hope HOSKIN and was the widow of Everette Lassie WIMBLEY.  She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and was retired from the Currituck County School System.   Mrs. WIMBLEY is survived by six daughters, Linda COY, Janice HICKS, Betty BROWN all of Moyock, Hilda PARRISH of Portsmouth, Va., Carol WRIGHT of Chesapeake, Va. and Lea WEATHERLY of Hertford; three sons, Everette C. WIMBLEY and Preston A. WIMBLEY, both of Chesapeake, Va. , Ronnie G. WIMBLEY of Alabama; two sisters, Doris BASS of Clinton, Edna GRADY of Wayne County; eighteen grandchildren; and twenty six great -grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, Henry C. WIMBLEY; and a brother, William HOSKIN.   A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 22, 2010, at 2 p.m. in Twiford's Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, with the Rev. James CLARK officiating. Burial will follow in Laurel Memorial Gardens, Poplar Branch. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 21, 2010 in Twiford's Funeral Home 405 E. Church St. from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and other times at the residence.  (Daily Advance - March 20, 2010)

Ann Harris WINDOM

CURRITUCK Ann Harris WINDOM, 64, of Currituck, died January 5 in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. She is survived by her mother, Alma Sears HARRIS of Lawrenceville, Ga.; a daughter, Patricia Ann SACHON of Norfolk, Va.; a son, John L. WINDOM, III of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters: Margie MORAN of Lawrenceville, Ga. And Barbara MAY of Waynesboro, Va.; and 4 grandchildren. A memorial service was held Friday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, January 10, 1993)

Shirley Potter WINFREE

Shirley P. WINFREE of Grandy, North Carolina died Tuesday July 3, 2007 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. She was 64. Shirley was born November 17, 1942 in Washington, North Carolina. She was the loving daughter of the late Earl and Nina POTTER of Beaufort, North Carolina and was preceded in death by two sisters Miriam WOOLARD of Norfolk, Virginia and Edna LEHMAN of New Bern, North Carolina.  Shirley spent her life serving Currituck County as a lower Currituck County EMT. She also enjoyed many years of work in the Currituck County School system as a bus driver and a substitute teacher.  Left to cherish Shirley’s memory is her devoted husband Jerry WINFREE, SR. of Grandy, North Carolina; one daughter Terressa BEBOUT of Maryland; two sons, Gerald (Tracy) WINFREE of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina and Earl (Devin) WINFREE of Grandy; nine grandchildren Paul (Amanda) DEXTER, Melissa (Jason) CHALMERS, Ashleigh (Mark) WIETTING, Chesney, MADISON, and Coleman JONES, and Allison HAILEY, and Heather WINFREE; three great-grandchildren Timothy James WIETTING, Terressa Laney DEXTER, and Gavin William CHALMERS; three sisters Carolyn STRAHN, Sue McMULLEN, and Dawn BOYLE; many nieces, nephews and a host of loving extended family and friends.  The family will hold a memorial service to celebrate the life of Shirley WINFREE Monday July 9, 2007 at 3 o’clock in the afternoon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Nags Head, North Carolina. The Bishop Emil MOSTER will officiate.  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. is assisting the family.  (Gallop Funeral Services)

 

 Elizabeth Baum WINGO

NORFOLK - Elizabeth Baum WINGO, 94, of the 5900 block of Powhatan Ave., passed away at the home of her nephew, Wesley L. BAUM of Moyock, NC, on Dec. 29, 2000.   She was a historian and an educator.   Born in Princess Anne County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Ann Caroline Wilson BAUM and the Honorable Alison O. BAUM, and was the widow of Lt. Cmdr. William B. WINGO.  Through her extensive work in preservation of court records in Norfolk and Princess Anne counties, Mrs. WINGO leaves a legacy that is a valuable resource for researchers of historical and genealogical records.  She led various lineage societies to contribute to the restoration and preservation for over 40 volumes of 17th, 18th, and 19th century records of Norfolk and Princess Anne County.   She compiled and published more than a dozen books of information from county records dealing with marriages, wills, tax lists, guardian bonds and naturalizations.   She also authored the first edition of "The Battle of Great Bridge".  Mrs. WINGO was a past registrar of the Order of First Families of Virginia, a past regent of the Great Bridge Chapter, D.A.R., a Charter member of the Order of the First Families of North Carolina, a founding member and past Board Member of the Norfolk Historical Society, the Norfolk County Historical Society, and the Friends of Virginia State Archives, past registrar of the Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, past vice president and registrar of Daughters of Colonial Wars in Virginia, former board member of the Jamestowne Society, a former officer of the Huguenot Society of Virginia, the Pocahontas Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonist, and the Virginia Beach - Princess Anne County Historical Society.  She was very interested in historical preservation and served as directress of the Norfolk Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.  She along with her son, initiated the efforts to preserve the Lynnhaven House and Bacon's Castle through the A.P.V.A.  She developed the original Norfolk Tour, first used for field trips for the Norfolk Public Elementary Schools.  Survivors include a son, W. Bruce WINGO and wife, Lucinda, a granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth WINGO, all of Hanover County, Va., and many nieces and nephews.  The family will meet with friends in the chapel of Cox Funeral Home at 1p.m. on Tuesday followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. conducted by her nephew, Wesley.  Internment will be Thursday, Jan. 11, 2000, in Arlington National Cemetery alongside her husband.   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Norfolk Historical Society for the Preservation of Port Norfolk.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, Dec. 31, 2000)  [Kindly submitted by Roy Sawyer]

Alma Jones WINSLOW

MANTEO – Alma Jones WINSLOW, 63, died Tuesday in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, Va. after a brief illness.  Born in Currituck County, she was the daughter of the late James JONES and Laura Mae WINSLOW.  She was a retired restaurant chef and a former employee of The Coastland Times.  She was an active member of Free Grace Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ.  Mrs. WINSLOW is survived by two daughters: Janice BURTON and Loretta ADAMS, both of Manteo; a son, the Rev. Howard WINSLOW of Chesapeake, Va.; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Harris BURTON of Manteo; and a daughter-in-law, Lynn WINSLOW of Chesapeake.  A funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Free Grace Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ, with burial following in the church cemetery.  Walson Funeral Service in Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times – Sunday, July 6, 2003; pg. 15A)

Andrew Wilfred WINSLOW

ELIZABETH CITY - Andrew Wilfred "Drew" WINSLOW, 20, of Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, April 16, 2005 as a result of an auto accident in Currituck County. He was born in Elizabeth City, NC and was a student at the College of the Albemarle. Drew was the son of Reginald Spivey WINSLOW of Elizabeth City and Elizabeth Brinn WHITEHURST of Elizabeth City.  Besides his parents, he is survived by one brother, Brinn WINSLOW and wife Denny Leigh WINSLOW, of Kill Devil Hills, a nephew, Briden Brinn WINSLOW of Kill Devil Hills; his paternal grandmother, Vivian Spivey WINSLOW of Belvidere, NC. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Gary WHITEHURST; his paternal grandfather, Winfred S. "Wink" WINSLOW and his maternal grandparents, Claude and Alma Liberty BRINN.  Funeral services will be conducted Monday, April 18, 2005, at 2:00pm in the Evangelical Methodist Church by Rev. Max EDWARDS. Burial will follow in the Cedarwood Cemetery, Hertford, NC.  The family will be receiving friends and relatives at their residence, 109 Queenswood Blvd., Elizabeth City. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., Elizabeth City, NC is in charge of arrangements.  (Twiford's Funeral Home)

Brenda Faye Bailey WINSLOW

BARCO Brenda Faye Bailey WINSLOW, 35, died June 30 in Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. Mrs. WINSLOW was the wife of Arthur WINSLOW and the daughter of Bruce HOFFLER and Mrs. Lillie Mae HOFFLER of Elizabeth City. Other survivors include four daughters: Rene WINSLOW of Harbinger, Shekitta WINSLOW, Tryquita WINSLOW, and Alysia Marie WINSLOW, all of Barco; two sons: Arthur WINSLOW of Barco and Antonio WINSLOW of Harbinger; seven sisters [only 5 named]: Sharon HOFFLER of Edenton, Beverly HOFFLER, Debbie HOFFLER, Cynthia HOFFLER, and Latoya HOFFLER, all of Elizabeth City; a foster sister, Eunice SKINNER of Barco; and three brothers: Bruce HOFFLER, John HOFFLER and Quanandre HOFFLER, all of Elizabeth City. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Piney Grove Disciples of Christ Church in Harbinger. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Stallings Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is in charge of arrangements. The family will be at the home of Ada BAILEY in Moyock. (The Coastland Times – Thursday, July 4, 1991; pg. 7B)

Doris Duncan WINSLOW

Doris Duncan WINSLOW, 68 of 811 McPherson Street, Elizabeth City, NC died at her residence Friday afternoon, March 11, 2011.  Mrs. Winslow was born in Shawboro, NC on May 22, 1942 to the late Jerome and Adelia Gregory DUNCAN and was the wife of Joe W. WINSLOW.  She was retired from Southern Insurance Company as Branch Manager and Corporate Bookkeeper and was a member of the Providence Baptist Church.  Besides her husband, she is survived by a sister, Kathlene D. HURDLE of Glen Mills, PA, two nieces, Kathy DELOZIER and husband, Joe of Aston, PA and Patricia ARMAND and partner, Karen McHALE of Collingswood, NJ; a nephew, Harvey HURDLE, JR. and partner, Kevin YODER of Philadelphia, PA.  Also, several great nieces, nephews, and cousins survive Mrs. WINSLOW.  A brother, Wilbur Craig DUNCAN, preceded her in death.  A Service of Remembrance will be held Saturday, March 19, 2011, at 11:00am in the Twiford Memorial Chapel, Church St. by Revs.. Mike DUFFER and Charles WELLONS.  The family will receive friends and relatives immediately following the chapel service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times at the residence, 811 McPherson Street, Elizabeth City, NC.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the WINSLOW family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Howard Johnson, JR.

MOYOCK Howard Johnson "Jr." WINSLOW, JR., 71 of Moyock, died Sunday, August 13 in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He was a native of Chesapeake, Va. and was a retired farmer. He was the son of the late Howard J. and Josie Powers WINSLOW. He was the husband of Mollie Creekmore WINSLOW and was a member of the Moyock United Methodist Church. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters: Mollie Gail WINSLOW and Cathy W. MORRIS, both of Moyock; a son-in-law, Charles MORRIS of Moyock; and a granddaughter, Ashley Lee MORRIS of Moyock. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Moyock United Methodist Church by the Rev. Roderick MULLEN. Burial will follow in the Moyock Memorial Cemetery. Twiford's Memorial Chapel in Elizabeth City is in charge. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, August 15, 1995)

Howard Shelton WINSLOW

JARVISBURG Howard Shelton WINSLOW, 68, died Feb. 5 in Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. A native of Jarvisburg, he was the son of the late Arthur and Minnie Saunders WINSLOW. He was the husband of Edna Moore WINSLOW of the home. He was a retired truck driver from Dickerson Construction Company and was a member of Pleasant Branch Missionary Baptist Church of Powells Point. Surviving in addition to his wife are six daughters: Janice BURTON, Loretta WINSLOW and Patricia PLEDGER, all of Manteo, Lucy M. TILLETT and Lynnet WINSLOW, both of Jarvisburg, and Genevive MOORE of Upper Marlboro, Md.; three sons: Howard WINSLOW, JR. of Virginia Beach, Va., Charlie BANKS of Manteo and Carlton R. WINSLOW of Jarvisburg; three sisters: Ruth LEE and Minnie SAUNDERS of Jarvisburg and Mary DUNSTON of Poplar Branch; one step-sister, Rosa GALLOP of New York City; one brother, Joseph WINSLOW of Lakeland, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Macedonia Church of Christ in Poplar Branch. Burial will be in the Moore Family Cemetery in Jarvisburg. Robinson & Sons Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is handling arrangements. (The Coastland Times – Tuesday, February 8, 1994)

Joseph L. WINSLOW

Joseph L. WINSLOW, 70, of 345 Jarvisburg Road, Jarvisburg, N.C., died Sunday, April 8, 2007, at Atlantic City Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Piney Grove Disciple Church with Elder Naomi RIDDICK officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at the home of Mrs. Doris WINSLOW, 345 Jarvisburg Road, Jarvisburg. Walson Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. WINSLOW was the husband of Doris WINSLOW of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Benny WINSLOW and wife, Carolyn, and Ronnie WINSLOW and wife, Monica; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  (Daily Advance - Wednesday, April 11, 2007)

Kathleen Wilson WINSLOW

Kathleen Wilson WINSLOW, 78, died March 3, 1992, in a hospital.  Mrs. WINSLOW was born in Moyock, N.C., where she was a member of Weeping Mary Disciples in Christ Church. She was the widow of Luther WINSLOW.  Survivors include a sister, Lillie TAYLOR of Moyock, and a brother, Tullie WILSON of New York City.  The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Weeping Mary Disciples in Christ by the Rev. Marcus ETHERIDGE. Burial will be in the Chapman family cemetery.  (The Virginian-Pilot – March 6, 1992; pg. D4)

James Robert WINSTEAD

MOYOCK - Infant James Robert WINSTEAD of the 100 of N.W. Backwoods Road died March 15, 2006. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Moyock Memorial Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home is in charge.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, March 19, 2006)

Horace Lloyd WISE

IN POINT HARBOR - Horace Lloyd WISE, 73, died in Albemarle Hospital following a long illness. Funeral services were held Sunday in Twiford's Memorial Chapel by the Rev. H.A. HEMMINGWAY. Burial followed in New Hollywood Cemetery. Mr. WISE was a native of Pasquotank County and resided in Point Harbor. He was a former member of the Elks, Lions, and Moose Clubs of Portsmouth, Va. He attended Duke University, William & Mary College and the U.S. Coast Academy. He served on the Board of Directors of Beazley Foundation Boys Club and was Director of Parks and Recreation in Portsmouth, Va. from 1942 to 1948. He was a member of the Virginia and North Carolina Bar Association and practiced law from 1947 until 1971 in Portsmouth, Va. He was a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Elizabeth City and attended Powells Point Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Lloyd and Mrs. Lillian Lister WISE and husband of Mrs. Frances Grant WISE of the home. Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Sandra Wise HANNA of Matthews County, Va.; two sons: Larry WISE of Chesapeake, Va. and Donald WISE of Portsmouth, Va.; a half-brother, Dr. Samuel DULIN, JR. of Seminole, Florida; and 8 grandchildren.  (The Southern Post - August 4, 1982; pg. 12)

Lillian Bundy ANSELL-WITHERINGTON

CHESAPEAKE - Lillian Bundy ANSELL-WITHERINGTON, 95, went home to be with the Lord on August 22, 2009. She was born in Old Norfolk County to the late Rosser and Clara Charlton BUNDY. She was a member of Moyock Baptist Church, the Faith Bible Class , Ladies on Mission and the Great Bridge Seniors Club. She was predeceased by two husbands Cordell ANSELL and Lawrence WITHERINGTON; a daughter, Barbara JENNINGS; son-in-law Robert JENNINGS; two sisters and a brother.  Left to cherish her memory are two grandchildren, Jeff JENNINGS and Mark and wife Ann Marie JENNINGS, all of FL; two great grandchildren; faithful companion, Hobo; and a host of friends.  The family will receive friends at Twifords Colonial Chapel, Chesapeake on Thursday from 7:00 until 8:30 pm. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday at 11:00am with Rev. Vic RAMSEY officiating. Burial will follow at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

David John WITHERS

MOYOCK - David John WITHERS, 60, entered into eternal life Feb. 7, 2004. He died in his home with his family by his side after a long courageous battle with brain cancer. His loving family and devoted friends are so thankful that he is no longer suffering and that he is rejoicing in heaven. Born in Galesburg, Ill., Mr. WITHERS was the oldest son of six children of the late Donald and Judyth Sether WITHERS. He retired as a chief in the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service. He was a labor pool supervisor at General Dynamics, where he had been a very dedicated and loyal employee for seven years. Mr. WITHERS' dedication to his family was his driving force. He leaves a legacy of hard work, determination, courage and unmatched strength. He will always be in our hearts and memories. The love we had will always be forever. He will be remembered as a man of strength and character. Mr. WITHERS is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Connie Selby WITHERS; a son, Josh R. WITHERS and wife, Tamara of Virginia Beach; a step-son, Paul A. WILLIAMS and wife, Felicia of Moyock; a step-daughter, Lorie A. MOON and husband, James of Norfolk; four grandsons, Brendon, Zachary, Adam and Taylor; four sisters, Devra HANSON and husband, Dan of South Dakota, Mary Lou PLETCHER and husband, Jeff and Lynn TVEDT and husband, Les, all of Minnesota and Jan BELL and husband, Dan of New Hampshire; a brother, Al WITHERS of Minnesota; his loyal and devoted friend, Janet WITHERS, who has been with him for many years; and a host of nieces and nephews and other family members and friends. A funeral will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, Great Bridge Chapel, by the Rev. Johnny IKNER. Viewing will begin Tuesday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, mentor and friend will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, February 8, 2004)

Douglas W. WITT

Douglas W. WITT, 51, of Aydlett, NC went home to be with the Lord Thursday March 20, 2008. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother and a devoted friend to those he leaves behind. After a long struggle with kidney disease, the Lord chose to end his pain quickly and quietly at home. Doug was kind and generous to all that knew him. An avid sportsman he enjoyed hunting, fishing and his passion surfing.   He is survived by his loving wife Kathleen Maria WITT; parents Walter G. and Rebecca A. WITT, sister, Wanda F. JANZ and her husband Todd, brothers William J. WITT, Charles L. WITT and his wife Carolyn of Virginia Beach; son Adam P. WITT and his wife Winde of Victoria, Texas, daughter Sarah Marie HOLLOMAN of Virginia Beach; 3 granddaughters Liane, Joscelyn and Logan, his niece Lindsey EVANS and her husband Chris. He also leaves behind his loving mother-in-law Elizabeth M. FOLEY, who has resided in North Carolina at their home. Sam and Case “surf dogs”. He is preceded by nephew Aaron JANZ.   A Celebration of Life will be held at the family’s residence, 208 Tabernacle Lane Aydlett, NC on Sunday March 23, 2008, 1:00 pm. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the WITT family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)


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