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Justin Keith Yopp

AVON - Justin Keith Yopp, 18, died on Wednesday, March 3 in Salvo.  Justin was born in Elizabeth City, attended St. John's United Methodist Church and was a 2003 graduate at Cape Hatteras High School.  He was the son of Donald Keith Yopp of Avon and Teresa Miller Midgett and husband Barry, also of Avon.  Besides his father and mother and step-father, survivors include one step-sister, Amanda Midgett, also of Avon.  A Celebration of Life was at the St. John's United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 6 at 2 p.m. with burial in the Miller Family Cemetery.  Twiford's Island Chapel, Hatteras is assisting the family with these arrangements.  (The Coastland Times [Manteo, NC] - Sunday, March 7, 2004; pg. 14A)

James Dillard York

James Dillard York of Kill Devil Hills died Friday, Aug. 30, at a Dare County medical facility.  He was 71.  Born in Greensboro, Mr. York retired from the construction industry.  He was the son of the late John Luther York and the late Naomi Catherine Maness York.  He is survived by two sisters: Clady Vincent of Greensboro and Virginia Smith of Kill Devil Hills; and one brother, Ben York of Yuba City, Calif.  A graveside service was held Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Austin Cemetery with Eugene McLawhorn and the Rev. Richard Lamphere officiating.  Twiford's Funeral Home, Manteo, was in charge of the arrangements.  (Outer Banks Sentinel [Nags Head, NC] - Thursday, September 5, 1996; pg. 7B)

Margie Beasley Youmans

WAYCROSS, GA. - Mrs. Margie Beasley Youmans, 72, died Monday, November 1 at Satilla Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. Mrs. Youmans was a native of Colington, having lived most of her life in Waycross, Ga. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Charlie and Inda Perry Beasley. She was a homemaker and member of Second Baptist Church for the past 40 years, and was also a member of the Ethel Sunday School class and the Sunshine Group. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Johnnie Lee Youmans of Waycross; three sons: John Charles Youmans and wife Carol of Waycross, Terry Youmans, and Ricky Youmans, both of Waycross; five grandchildren: Mark Youmans and wife Krista, Terrell Youmans, Donavan Youmans, all of Waycross, Holley Milligan of Jacksonville, Fla. and Brandi Youmans of Waycross; two sisters: Mickey Daniels and husband Orville of Wanchese and Marilyn Whittenton and husband Kenny of Manteo; two brothers: Dwight Beasley and wife Carol of New York and Robby Beasley and wife Jane of Southern Shores; three sisters-in-law: Susie Carter of Waycross, Mary McClain and husband Jay, and Ada Weed and husband Jim, all of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; and a brother -in-law, Carlton Smith of Kitty Hawk. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church with burial following in Oakland Cemetery. Miles-Odum Funeral Home in Waycross, Ga. has charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times [Manteo, NC] - Thursday, November 4, 1999; pg. 12A)

Lori A. Scarborough Younce
February 29, 1964- March 4, 2013

Lori A Younce passed away to her heavenly home on Monday, March 4 in Washington NC.  A native of Dare County she is survived by her best friend, confidant and husband Earl S. Younce, Jr., her heart and soul, daughter Amber L. Younce and son Earl S. Younce III, (Trey). She is also survived by her parents, Maxton and Rose Scarborough, her sisters Karen Midgette of Buxton, Marilyn Bernauer of Beaufort, Amy Scarborough of Avon, and Candice Quidley of Buxton.  She also leaves a number of nieces, nephews, friends and family.  Lori will be forever missed by the many who loved her. Her laugh, smile, beauty and compassion is surpassed only by the everlasting love and care she had for her husband and children. She will always remain an indispensable and powerful part of everyone she loved and everyone who loved her.  The family will receive friends and family at the Avon Worship Center, 40082 Harbor Rd. Avon, on March 7, 2013 from 6-8.  A memorial service will be held Friday, March 8 2013 at the Avon Worship Center, officiated by Bryan Gray at 2:00. All are welcome.  Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

Harvey Young

HATTERAS - Harvey Young, 76, died Jan. 5 at his residence following a long illness.  A native of Spring Lake, N.J., he was the son of the late John Harvey and Mary Ann Hartramph Young and the husband of Rose Ballance Young of the home.  He was a Methodist and a retired accountant.  Besides his wife, surviving are three daughters: Wealthy Ann Colleti of Cairo, W. Va., Barbara Gray of Hatteras, and Wylie Williams of Villas, N.J.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Memorial services were held Wednesday in the Hatteras United Methodist Church by the Rev. Carl Eller, pastor.  Twiford's Island Chapel, Hatteras was in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times [Manteo, NC] - January 1987)

Rose Ballance Young

HATTERAS - Rose Ballance Young, 88, died Thursday, July 25 in an Elizabeth City hospital. Mrs. Young was a native of Hatteras and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Hatteras United Methodist Church, the Roanoke Island Chapter of Eastern Star #79 and the Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary. She was the daughter of the late David Loran and Isobelle Odin Ballance and the widow of Harold Lester Gray and the late Harvey Young. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Yancey B. Foster. Mrs. Young is survived by two daughters: Barbara G. Gray of Hatteras and Wylie G. Williams of Villas, NJ; a brother, Reece Kermit Ballance of Hatteras; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held at Hatteras United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Holt Clark officiating. Burial will follow in the family cemetery in Hatteras. Twiford's Island Chapel in Hatteras is handling arrangements.  (The Coastland Times [Manteo, NC] - Sunday, July 28, 2002; pg. 10A)

Catherine Hooper Zachary
May 2, 1926 - Dec. 4, 1981
John Elden Zachary, Sr.
June 17, 1929 - July 15, 1998
John Elden Zachary, Jr.
June 26, 1955 - Nov. 8, 1990

All 3 obits submitted by Pat T. Vestal

Elizabeth O'Neal Zeigler

Elizabeth Zeigler, 77, of Kitty Hawk, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 at her home. She was born to the late Herbert O'Neal and Lydia Midgett in Hyde County, NC, and was the wife of Donald Edward Zeigler. Elizabeth had a big heart that she filled with many hobbies. She enjoyed working in her yard and flower garden. She was also very artistic and loved to paint. She gave a home to many four legged and winged family members who were treated like her own children.  Including her husband Donald, she is survived by her three sons, Kevin (Cathy) Ambrose of Hertford, NC, Sid Ambrose of Roper, NC, and Joe (Athena) Ambrose of Camden, NC; two sisters, Katie Griffin of Williamston, NC and Ruby Oneal of Kitty Hawk; her grandchildren, Adam Ambrose, Chase Ambrose, Joseph Ambrose, Jessica Ambrose, Heather Ambrose and Anna Shenault; and 5 great-grandchildren.  A graveside service will be held on Sunday, October 19th at Austin Cemetery in Kitty Hawk at 3:00 PM, with Pastor Mike Duffer officiating.  Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

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