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LAMBERT, Susan Fisher

SWAN QUARTER - Susan Fisher LAMBERT, 51, of Swan Quarter died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Born in Cabarrus County, N.C., Nov. 9, 1953, she was the youngest daughter of James Crowell and Minnie Ruth Barringer Fisher. She graduated from Mount Pleasant High School and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her working years began with Coltrane Life Center in Concord. She later worked with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and then worked with the state of North Carolina in geriatric services inspecting and coordinating programming with the senior centers located in all counties across the state. Her health began to fail and she moved to Hyde County in 1996 and spent most of her time in volunteer efforts for elementary school children, seeking to strengthen their ability to read, and also worked in many community activities trying to make a difference for all. A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Soule United Methodist Church located in front of Mattamuskeet School. Pastor Ken Davenport and Steve Bryan will officiate. She is survived by a son, Jerry Van Lambert and his wife, Jennifer, of Rockwell; three bothers, Walter D. Fisher of Pendleton, S.C., Archie Joe Fisher Sr. and Charles Reid Fisher, both of Mt. Pleasant, N.C.; three sisters, Jessie Fisher Blackwelder, Janet Fisher Byrd and Betty Fisher Honeycutt, all of Mt. Pleasant, N.C., and a granddaughter, Jeslyn Little of Rockwell. Mrs. Lambert was preceded in death by a brother, James Crowell Fisher Sr. on July 4, 2003.  The family is at the home of Nell Haynes, 20860 U.S. 264, Swan Quarter, and will also greet friends at the church following the memorial service Tuesday.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, January 11, 2005; pg. 14A)

LANCASTER, Annie Payne

VANCEBORO - Mrs. Annie Payne Lancaster, 93, died Sunday, March 7, 2010.  The funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Vanceboro. Burial will follow in the Vanceboro Cemetery.  Mrs. Lancaster was born on Nov. 2, 1916, in Hyde County and was the daughter of Annie Weston Payne and Bill Payne. She married Robert S. "Bob" Lancaster of Vanceboro, who preceded her in death in 1994.  She is survived by her son, William M. "Bill" Lancaster and wife, Joanne, of Tacoma, Wash.; daughter, Bobbi Lancaster of Raleigh; grandchildren, Will Lancaster and wife Michelle, and Alison Lancaster Moran and husband Sean; and great-grandchildren, Shayla Lancaster and Gavin Moran, all of Tacoma, Wash.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Wilkerson Funeral Home in Vanceboro. Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home, Vanceboro.  (Sun Journal - Saturday, March 13, 2010)

LANE, Lillian Gibbs

KITTY HAWK - Lillian Gibbs Lane, 84, passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 in Centreville, Va. She was born Sept. 12, 1927 in New Holland, N.C., to the late Watt S. Gibbs and Maude Pugh Gibbs. Lillian was a registered nurse at Portsmouth General Hospital, where she retired after 20 years of service. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Lane Jr. and her five siblings, Ronald Gibbs, Alton Gibbs, Edna Baldasare and Delores Mason. Those left to cherish her memory are three sons, Michael Lane and his wife Joy, Robert Lane and his wife Sandra and Carlton Lane and his wife Robin; six grandchildren, Matthew, Michelle, Andrew, Christopher, Kathleen and Rachel; and four great-grandchildren, Taylor, Connor, Caleb and Madison. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and also one hour prior to the service Thursday.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, October 18, 2011)

LANE, Willa Simmons

COINJOCK - Willa LANE, 64, died January 20. She was born October 9, 1935 in Hyde County, the youngest of four children born to Lee Graham Simmons and his wife, Mary Jane Dunbar Simmons. When a child she and her family moved to Rocky Mount. In 1967 Willa and her family moved to Coinjock, where she started W&S Bait and Tackle Shop, now known as Currituck Sports. This shop would become one of the most popular stops for fisherman heading to the Outer Banks. Willa received her associate degree at the age of 61 from the College of the Albemarle. She continued her education in philosophy through independent home studies from the University of North Carolina. Learning and education were among the happiest days of her life. Willa is survived by her husband of 46 years, Ralph Lane of Coinjock; three daughters: Cynthia Joy Spain and her husband Kevin of Poplar Branch, Melody Ann Harris and her husband Mike of Harbinger, and Sybil Hope O'Neal and her husband Edgar Jr. of Coinjock; seven grandchildren: Amber Beacham of Greenville, Ashley Beacham and Dustin Spain, both of Poplar Branch, Michael Harris, Zachary Harris, and Joshua Harris, all of Harbinger, and Smantha Sanderlin of Coinjock; one sister, Sybil Summerlin of Coinjock; and one brother, Russell Keaton Simmons and his wife Minnie Bell of Rocky Mount. Funeral services were Saturday, January 22 at 11 a.m. in Twiford's Memorial Chapel on E. Church St. in Elizabeth City. Burial was in Westlawn Memorial Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, January 23, 2000; pg. 12A)

LASSITER, Clement H.

DIED - The murder of Mr. LASSITER in Hyde County by Washington Carawan. Lassiter was a young man and a teacher. Carawan was a preacher in the Kehukey Baptist persuasion. Carawan is about 50 years old. [Note: This is a long, detailed article] (North State Whig - Wednesday, December 8, 1852; pg. 2; column 2) [Posted here with kind permission from John H. Oden, III]

Clement H. LASSITER was murdered in Hyde County on December 6, 1852 by Elder George Washington Carawan.  (Tarboro Press - December 11, 1852 from the book Deaths & Marriages from Tarboro, NC Newspapers 1824-1865 by Hugh Buckner Johnston; Wilson, NC; copyright 1983)

LATHAM, Henry S.

Masonic Funeral of Bro. Henry S. LATHAM, dec., will be solomnized at the plantation of Bro. B.M. Selby, Sr., near Woodstock on Sunday, 30th October.  (The North State Whig - Wednesday, September 28, 1853; pg. 3, col. 1)  [Posted here with kind permission of John H. Oden, III]

LATHAM, Jesse

HYDE COUNTY - Jesse LATHAM died in January 1820 in Hyde County. (Raleigh Register - January 14, 1820) [Excerpt taken from "Marriage and Death Notices from the Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1799-1825" complied by Carrie L. Broughton; pg. 159]

LATHAM, Rev. Josephus

The body of the late Rev. Josephus LATHAM, who died in May 1889, was removed last week to Mount Pleasant and interred just in the rear of the church. (The Washington Gazette - Thursday, February 19, 1891; pg. 3; column 3) [Posted here with kind permission from John H. Oden, III]

LAUX, Alfred Eugene

Alfred Eugene Laux, 88, of 1179 White Plains Road, Engelhard died Monday, December 15, 2008, at the home of his daughter surrounded by his family.  Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, July 11, 1920, he was the son of the late Frederick and Elizabeth Sabol Laux. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and saw duty in England, France and Germany as a surgical technician. He spent his working years with General Motors in assembly retiring after 33 years of service and never missed a day of work. He was married to Irene Russett Laux who preceded him in death. He was a member of Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Washington.  A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the family plot in Fulford Cemetery in Engelhard. Father Miguel Arturo Cabra will officiate assisted by Pastor David Caldwell.  Surviving are a daughter, Denise L. Gibbs and her husband, Marco of Engelhard; three grandsons, Jeremy Gibbs of Orlando, Florida, Joseph Gibbs and Johnny Gibbs both of Engelhard; three great-grandchildren, A. J. Gibbs, Dustin Gibbs and Bethany Gibbs.  In addition to his wife, Mr. Laux was preceded in death by brothers, Frederick Laux and William Laux; sisters, Kay Lupo and Margaret Luscey.  The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter on Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and other times at the home of Marco and Denise Gibbs, 36676 U. S. Highway 264, Engelhard.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Wednesday, December 17, 2008)

LAVENDER, Helen M.

ENGELHARD - Miss Helen M. LAVENDER, 63, died Tuesday in Raleigh.  Funeral services will be held at St. George's Episcopal Church near Engelhard at 2 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. Wesley Lucas.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  She was a member of St. George's Church.  Surviving are one sister, Mrs. W.E. Haynes of Raleigh; and one brother, B.A. Lavender of Engelhard.  (The News & Observer - Wednesday, March 20, 1963) [Obituary kindly submitted by Pat Richard]

LAWRENCE, Hilda Spencer

CHESAPEAKE - Hilda Lawrence, 86, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Hyde County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Eura and Carrie Gibbs Spencer.  Hilda will be remembered for her love she showed her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, she was known for her unique bar-b-que sauce recipe.  She was predeceased by her children, Jane, John Jr., and Joan; her son-in-law, Danny and grandson, Chuckie.  She is survived by John Sr., her two daughters, Gloria and Joyce; her son, Jimmy; her 15 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.  The viewing will begin on Thursday, April 18, 2013 with the family receiving friends from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake, 23322.  At her family's request, there will be no services.  (Oman Funeral Home)

LAWSON, Isabella
(Dare County Times - Friday, January 28, 1944; pg. 4)

LEARY, Delilah Carawan

NEW BERN - Mrs. Delilah Carawan LEARY, 76, of Hobucken died Wednesday in New Bern's St. Luke Hospital. She was the widow of Joseph S. Leary. Survivors include three daughters: Ola Leary of the home, Mrs. D. W. Cannon of Palatka, Fla., and Mrs. Thomas E. Judd of New Bern; five sons: Lathiel Leary of Hobucken, Thomas Leary of Alliance, Joseph S. Leary of Washington, Leslie Leary of High Point, and Elbert Leary of Saugs, Mass.; two sisters: Mrs. Julius Wynn (Gertrude) of Goldsboro and Mrs. Harry Guinn (Effie) of Norfolk, Va.; two brothers: Ira Carawan of Hobucken and Daniel Carawan of Fentress, Va. Funeral services will be held in the Wardens Grove Free Will Baptist Church at Lowland, Friday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Linwood Edwards will officiate, with interment in Sand Hill Cemetery.

[Kindly submitted by Kathryn B. "Kitty" Humphries who stated she did not have the date of the newspaper but the obituary was found among loose papers in the Bible of her aunt, Ora Carawan Spencer. The Bible is now in possession of Ora's daughter, Rosetta Mayo of Greenville, NC. Mrs. Humphries states that Pamlico Cemetery Book 2, pg. 140 states Delilah Carawan Leary was born January 29, 1880 and died September 12, 1956. Delilah was the daughter of Marcus Carawan and his 2nd wife, Marietta Alcock.]

LEE, Mary Magdalene Berry

MANTEO - Mary Magdalene "Maggie" BERRY Lee, 91, died July 16, 2005, in Nags Head. Mrs. Lee was born in Engelhard and was a former waitress and a member of Roanoke Island Church of Christ. She was the daughter of the late Matthew Ransom and Nancy Harris Berry and the wife of the late Maywood J. Lee Sr. Surviving are her son, Maywood J. Lee Jr. and wife Margaret; grandchildren, Charles Daniel Lee and Mary Elizabeth Lee, all of Manteo; and several nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Twiford’s Colony Chapel by the Rev. Stafford Berry and the Rev. Ron Denham. Burial will be in Fulford Cemetery Engelhard.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, July 19, 2005)

LEE, Ollie Harris

SWAN QUARTER - Ollie Harris LEE, 82, of Swan Quarter, died Sunday, July 27, at Cross Creek Health Care Center where she had been a patient for the past five years. Born in Hyde County on March 28, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Seth and Lillian Pedrick Harris. She previously worked in the Register of Deeds office where her husband, the late Bonner R. Lee, served as Register of Deeds and Tax Collector for Hyde County. He died in June 1984. She was a member of Soule United Methodist Church where she was active in the United Methodist Women and Ladies Aide. Surviving are two daughters: Lila L. Carawan of Ahoskie and Betty L. Swindell of Swan Quarter; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Soule United Methodist Church. The Rev. Chris Humphreys will officiate. Burial will be in Soule Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter on Tuesday evening and at other times at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Roger Swindell of Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, July 29, 1997)

LEE, Thomas W.

Thomas W. LEE, 69, native of Hyde County, died February 14 after being ill for nine years.  He leaves one daughter, Wilhemina Lee of Norfolk; one son, John Thomas Lee of Portsmouth, Va.; two brothers: John A. Lee of Swan Quarter and George F. Lee of Norfolk; 3 grandchildren.  Funeral services were conducted at the home of his brother, John A. Lee, at 2 o'clock Friday by his pastor, Rev. D.M. Lewis, Methodist minister.  Burial was in Soule Cemetery.  (The Coastland Times - Friday, February 23, 1951; pg. 6)

LEWARK, William Gary

ENGELHARD - Mr. William Gary LEWARK, 61, of Engelhard, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at his home. A private burial service will be held at a date to be announced.  Mr. Lewark was born July 9, 1944, in Albany, N.Y. He was the son of the late William Dan and Beatrice Doucet Lewark. He was a veteran of the Navy, serving in the Vietnam War. He worked as a commercial fisherman. Survivors include a daughter, Dawn Fisher of London, England; two brothers, Vernon D. Lewark of Mims, Fla., and Fred E. Lewark of Sharpes, Fla.; and a sister, Rita Lewark-Pledger of Manteo. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service of Swan Quarter.  (Washington Daily News - Monday, August 8, 2005)

LEWIS, Alice Virginia Dunbar

ENGELHARD - Alice Virginia Dunbar LEWIS, 89, died Oct. 29, 2003 at Cross Creek Health Care Center. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the graveside in Fulford Cemetery, Engelhard. She was the mother of Reginald R. Lewis of Norfolk. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter, N.C.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Friday, October 31, 2003)

ENGELHARD - Alice Virginia Dunbar LEWIS, 89, a resident of Cross Creek Health Care Center and formerly of North Lake Road, died Wednesday, October 29 at Cross creek.  Born in Hyde County on October 28, 1914, she was the daughter of the late John Roland and Caddie Owens Dunbar.  She was married to John Leslie Lewis who survives and resides at Cross Creek.  She was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ.  Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Reginald R. Lewis of Norfolk, Va.; a brother, Edward Dunbar of Marietta, Ga.; two sisters: Caddie D. Burney of Tallahassee, Fla. and Mary Brickhouse of Aurora; 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the family plot in Fulford Cemetery with James Scheffler officiating.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, November 2, 2003; pg. 14A)

LEWIS, Alma Williams

Alma Williams Lewis, 95, formerly of the 300 block of Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at South Haven Manor in Hertford, NC.  A native of Hyde County, she was the daughter of the late Calvin B. Williams and Dessie McKinney Williams and the widow of Erdis Leon Lewis.  She was a member of Forest Park Church of God and a homemaker.  She is survived by two sons, Dusty Lewis and wife Phyllis of Fleming Island, FL, and Rusty Lewis and wife Linda of Wake forest, NC; one sister, Rena Belle Gibbs of Engelhard, NC; one brother, Melvin Williams of Elizabeth City, NC; four grandchildren, Brittany, Daniel, Michelle, and David; and four great grandchildren, Heather, Renae, Kade, and Kortny.  Funeral services will be Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Scott Neal officiating.  Burial will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the church following the services.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Lewis family.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

LEWIS, Cecil Lamar

Cecil Lamar LEWIS left his worldly home on April 15, 2004 at 8:25 p.m. while in the Pitt Co. Memorial Hospital Stem Cell Unit with his family surrounding him. He was born April 19, 1946 to Wilbur Leigh Lewis Sr. and Edna Marie Williams Lewis in Tyrrell County.  He is survived by his parents, a son Jody Lee Lewis, daughter-in-law Dawn Ciccotti Lewis, grandson Joseph Ciccotti, a granddaughter Cailin Elizabeth, five beloved brothers and sister-in-laws who are Dean & Faye, Hubert & Ann, Ronnie & Nancy, Wilbur Jr. (W.L.) & Janet, Austin & Tracy, sister Merita & husband David Spencer.Thirteen nieces & nephews being; Kim, Susan, Denise Hubert Jr., Jason, Rhonda, Dawn, Corey, Brandon, Ray, Jacob, Alex, Taylor, Emily and Travis and much cherished care giver, Mary Robinson.  In 1964, he graduated from East Hyde High School, Engelhard, August 12, 1966 he was drafted in the United States Army. He took basic training at Ft. Bragg, AIF at Ft. Benning. On January 10, 1967, he was shipped to Vietnam assigned 199th LIB he was then transferred to 2-27-25th Infantry Division "The Wolfhounds" where he earned his CIB. His tour of duty ended in January of 1968. His awards included: CIB. Expert (M60), Sharpshooter (M-14), ARCOM, NOSM, VSM with 2 Bronze Stars, RVSM with 60's device, VCG with palm, VCA with palm, and 2 Overseas bars. He was a member of Mattamuskeet Lodge #328 AF & AM of which he was proud to have been involved in with his father and son. He was also a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 272 of Greenville, N.C. He was a Charter member of VVA chapter 561 Hyde County serving as President and Vice President. He was also instrumental in bringing awareness to Hyde County in the plight of our POW/MIA's, a subject not popular with politicians, but helped make it the humanitarian issue that it is. He was also a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ and also attended New Life Assembly of God. In the past 5 years, he became active in Hyde County politics, locally and state wide. His love for his country and fellow Veterans reflects his character.  He was employed at the Air Force Bombing Range from 1975 to 2003. On August 6, 2003 the control tower was dedicated in his honor of 26 years of service.  Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday at Bryan Funeral Services in Swan Quarter and the family will receive guests at his home at 7579 North Lake Road, Fairfield. Services will be at Fulford Cemetery at 3:00 Sunday afternoon.  (The Sun Journal (New Bern, NC) - Saturday, April 17, 2004)

LEWIS, Edna Marie Williams

Edna Marie Williams Lewis left her worldly home October 28, 2011 at Cross Creek Health Care facility. She was born to Miranda John Brinn and Cecil Norwood Williams on October 30, 1920 at the Williams home place on North Lake Road. She married Wilbur Leigh Lewis, Sr. on February 25, 1944 of whom survives at home.  She was a lifetime active member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, the Ladies Aide group as long as her health allowed. Her life was her family and her church family.  She was preceded in death by her son, Cecil Lamar on April 15, 2004 and an infant brother, Hubert, Cecil Orville and Ashley Duane "Shorty" Williams, her sisters, Beulah Mae W. Mooney, Margaret Estelle W. Gibbs, Hazel Louise W. Sawyer, Amelia "Sugar" Milligan W. Pledger.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law, Dean and Faye, Hubert Sr. and Ann, Ronnie and Nancy , Wilbur Leigh "W.L." Lewis, Jr. and Janet, Austin and Tracy and one daughter and son-in-law, Edna Merita Lewis-Spencer and David.  She has thirteen grandchildren: Kim Hicks, Susan Williams, Jody Lewis, Denise Cox, Hubert Lewis, Jr., Rhonda Topping, Dawn Lewis, Corey Spencer, Brandon Lewis, Ray Lewis, Jr., Jacob, Alex and Taylor Lewis.  She has twelve great-grandchildren: Tiernan Grace Hicks, Scarlet Miranda and Holden Reese Williams, twins, Cailin Elizabeth and Joseph Cicotti Lewis, Travis and Emily Cox, Kyleigh Danielle, Ethan Cole, Adam Tyler Lewis, Cloey Elaine and Ronnie Malachi Topping.  Special thanks to her home health care givers, Jessica, Lola, Daria, the Hyde County Hospice Staff, the chore workers, Cross Creek staff while Mother was in your care. Each in your own ways were indeed God sent blessings an you know who you are. God, Our Father placed each of you in our lives in His right timing. THANK YOU!  Services will be held Sunday, October 30th at Pleasant Grove Church of Christ at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at the Lewis Family Plot at Fulford Cemetery. Fellowship at the home will follow the cemetery service. All are welcome.  Proverbs 31:10-12: "Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life".  Proverbs 31:28: "Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her".  The family will receive friends on Saturday, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter.  (Bryan Funeral Service)

LEWIS, Elijah Wayne

OCRACOKE - Elijah "Eli" Wayne LEWIS, 54, died Aug. 22, 2004, at his residence. Mr. Lewis was born in Eastville, Va., and was the son of the late Steve Davis Lewis and the late Helen Styron Lewis. He is survived by one sister, Suzanne Lewis Durivage and husband Jay of Exton, Pa.; two brothers, William Lewis of Ocracoke and Sammy Lewis of West Hollywood, Calif.; two nieces, Katie and Lori Lewis; three nephews, Jacob Davis Durivage and Kenneth and Tony Lewis. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Steve Davis Lewis Jr. and a nephew, Ryan Durivage. A memorial service will be held at the Ocracoke United Methodist Church on Wednesday at 11 a.m.  The family will receive friends at the "Gaskins Cottage," 45 Mary Anns Drive, Ocracoke. Twiford's Island Chapel, Hatteras, is assisting the family with the arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, August 24, 2004)

LEWIS, Erdis Leon

Erdis Leon LEWIS, age 85, of Elizabeth City, NC, died Friday, February 14, 2003, at the Albemarle Hospital. Mr. Lewis, a native of Hyde County, was the husband of Alma Williams Lewis of the residence and the son of the late William Earnest Lewis and Lydia Midgett Lewis. He was a US Army Veteran of WW II, a retired mechanic from the Naval Air Station, an honorary member of the Masons, and a member of Forest Park Church of God.  Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Dusty Lewis of Jacksonville, FL, and Rusty Lewis of Wake Forest, NC; two sisters, Alma L. Williams and Erma Dell Spencer both of Fairfield, NC; two brothers, Leslie Lewis and Wilbur Lewis both of Fairfield, NC; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.  A funeral service will be Monday, February 17, 2003, at 2:00 PM at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Scott Neal officiating.  Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements.  (Twiford Funeral Home)

LEWIS, John Leslie

John Leslie LEWIS, formerly of Lake Road, Fairfield, and recently of Cross Creek Health Care Center in Swan Quarter, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, at Cross Creek.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (Washington Daily News - Sunday, September 19, 2004)

FAIRFIELD - John Leslie LEWIS, 90, and more recently of Cross Creek Health Care Center in Swan Quarter, died Saturday, Sept. 18, at Cross Creek.  Born in Hyde County on March 19, 1914, he was the son of the late William Ernest and Lydia Midgette Lewis.  He was married to the former Alice Dunbar who preceded him in death.  He spent his working years farming with the late Closs Gibbs in Engelhard.  He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the graveside in Fulford Cemetery in Engelhard with Phil Emmert officiating.  Surviving are a son, Reginald Lewis of Norfolk, Va.; a brother, Wilbur Lee Lewis, Sr. of Fairfield; a sister, Alma Marie Lewis Williams of Fairfield; 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two brothers: William Preston Lewis and Erdis Leon Lewis; and by a sister, Erma Dell W. Spencer.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, September 21, 2004; pg. 6A)

LEWIS, Mae Willis Spencer

Mrs. Mae Willis Spencer Lewis, 98, formerly of Route 1, Fairfield, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, at Cross Creek Health Care Center in Swan Quarter.  A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the family plot in Fulford Cemetery, Engelhard, with Steve Bryan and Phil Emmert officiating.  Mrs. Lewis was born in Fairfield on April 17, 1910. She was the daughter of the late Edward Alonzo and Martha Emma Williams Spencer. She was married to William Preston Lewis, who preceded her in death Sept. 28, 1997. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ.  Surviving are six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by two daughters, Elgie Lewis Midyette and Diana L. Keyzer and two brothers, Ralph Spencer and Ray Spencer.  The family will receive friends today from 7-9 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Thursday, September 11, 2008)

LEWIS, William Preston

FAIRFIELD - William Preston LEWIS, 89, of Route 1, and more recently a resident of Cross Creek Health Care Center, died Sunday, September 28, at Pungo District Hospital in Belhaven. Born in Hyde County on December 26, 1907, he was the son of the late William Ernest and Lydia Midgette Lewis. He was the retired proprietor of the former Preston-Lewis Store on the Fairfield-Engelhard Road. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Mae Spencer Lewis; a daughter, Elgie Lewis Midyette; three brothers: Leslie Lewis and Wilbur L. Lewis, both of Fairfield, and Erdis Lewis of Elizabeth City; two sisters: Alma L. Williams and Erma Dell L. Spencer, both of Fairfield; 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grand- children. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Keyzer, who died April 25, 1982. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the family plot in Fulford cemetery. Steve Bryan and Phil Emmert will officiate. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, September 30, 1997; pg. 5A)

LILLEY, Dorothy Grey

CHESAPEAKE - Dorothy Grey Lilley, 87, formerly of the 2600 block of Hemple St., went to be with the Lord Nov. 20, 2010. A native of Hyde County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm Vaughn and Nancy Rascoe Cox and wife of the late George H. Lilley. Surviving are two daughters, Joanne L. Adcock and Georgie L. Williams and her husband Roy; five grandchildren, Connie Lassiter, Cindy Bryant, Ralph Boan Jr., Roy Williams Jr., and Jennifer Collins; 21 great grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a stepbrother, the Rev. Millard Cox; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two granddaughters, Robin Padgett and Belinda Crist. A funeral will be held Tuesday at noon in Grace Baptist Temple, 1101 Burns St., Chesapeake with Pastor Matt Nettesheim. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in Graham Funeral Home, Chesapeake, Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  (The Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, November 21. 2010)

LINCOLN, Lizzie

HYDE COUNTY - Miss Lizzie LINCOLN, age 22, died suddenly last week at her grandmother's, Mrs. Frances Weston. (The Economist Weekly (Elizabeth City) - Tuesday, March 22, 1892)

LINTON, Gladys Clark

BELHAVEN - Gladys Clark LINTON, 78, of Rt. 2, Pungoview, died Jan. 20 in her home. Mrs. Linton was a native of Hyde County, daughter of the late Samuel and Cottie Llewellyn Clark. Mrs. Linton worked as a cosmotologist and also worked with Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co. for a number of years. She was the widow of George W. Clark, who died in 1958, and Eugene Sprugeon Linton, who died in 1986. She was president of the Belhaven Lioness Club, past president of the Matcha Pungo Garden Club. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Belhaven. Surviving are a daughter, Linda C. Heekin of Goldsboro; two step-daughters: Nina C. Powell of Pantego and Iris C. Coker of Pensacola, Fla.; two step-sons: G. Curtis Clark of Pantego and Charles G. Clark of Belhaven; two grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren and eight step-great-grand- children. Funeral services were held Monday in the First Christian Church in Belhaven, with Marshall L. Parvin, Jr. and the Rev. Bill Harrelson officiating. Burial was in Oakdale Cemetery in Washington. Paul Funeral Home, Belhaven, handled arrangements. (The Coastland Times - Thursday, January 23, 1992)

LIPPS, S. Montelle Majure

SWAN QUARTER - S. Montelle Majure LIPPS, 82, of Swan Quarter, died April 14 at Cross Creek Health Care Center. Born in Dixon, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Sidney A. and Sarah L. Stribling Majure. She was the widow of John Price Lipps. Mrs. Lipps lived in Anthony, N.M. and Texas for 46 years prior to moving to Swan Quarter in 1984 where she made her home with her daughter and son-in-law. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Margie E. Brooks of Swan Quarter; one granddaughter and one great- grandson. The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter on Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. A graveside service is set for Monday, April 18 in Restlawn Cemetery, El Paso,Texas. Memorials may be made in her memory to Alzheimer's Research Center, 725 Broad Street, Durham. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, April 17, 1994)

LITCHFIELD, Arthur A.

NORFOLK - Arthur A. LITCHFIELD, 80, of the 200 block of Rainbow Lane, died Feb. 1, 1991, in a nursing home. Mr. Litchfield, a native of Engelhard, N.C., retired from Iron Workers Local 79. He was the widower of Julia E. Litchfield. Survivors include two stepdaughters, Gerry Zirkle of Winchester and Glema Donald of Mechanicsville; three stepsons, Randall B. Owens of Winchester, Rodney F. Owens of Charlotte and Gregory L. Takacs of Chesapeake; a sister, Rosa L. Baker of Fort Smith, Ark.; a brother, Walter C. Litchfield of Elizabeth City; and 12 grandchildren. The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Willis Switzer. Friends may join the family from 4 to 5 p.m. today at Francis A. Gay Funeral Home, South Norfolk. (Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, February 3, 1991; pg. 2B)

LITCHFIELD, Claude Davis

SWAN QUARTER - Claude Davis LITCHFIELD, 71, died Wednesday, February 26, at Pungo District Hospital in Belhaven. Born in Stumpy Point on January 16, 1926, he was the son of the late George Walter and Bell Cleo Osborne Litchfield. He was a graduate of the former Engelhard High School, served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WW II and was wounded by mortar on the beaches of Iwo Jima. He was returned to a Norfolk, Va. hospital and was later discharged on May 6, 1946 as a Disabled American Veteran. He spent many years in California where he owned and operated Goodyear Tire and Automotive Corp. until his retirement and return to Hyde County in 1993. He was a member of Soule United Methodist Church where he was a soloist and was active in the United Methodist men's Fellowship. Surviving are his wife, Janet C. Litchfield; two sons: George C. Litchfield of Yucaipa, California and Randolph Litchfield of Greenville; four daughters: Debra L. Ortega and Lou Ann L. Gibbs, both of Engelhard, Melissa A. Piazza of Whittier, California and Katrina M. Ingman of Fontana, California; two step-sons: Jeffery C. Landon of Pasadena, California and Joel R. Landon of South Pasadena, California; two step-daughters: Julie R. Sloan of Martinez, California and Jill C. Stearns of Temple City, California; two sisters: Lois Spaniard of San Diego, California and Jane Moran of West Lake Village, California; 12 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter and 6 step-grandchildren. Funeral services were set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Soule United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Humphries to officiate and burial following in Soule Cemetery. Arrangements by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, March 2, 1997)

LITES, JR., Philip Albert

Philip Albert LITES, JR. of Ocracoke died Thursday, July 17, at an Elizabeth City hospital.  He was 66.  A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Mr. Lites was the retired owner/operator of a service station, a member of the Ocracoke United Methodist Church, and a member of the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department.  He was the son of the late Philip Albert Lites, Sr. and the late Ruth Cappers Lites and the husband of Clara Anne Holmes Lites of the home.  Besides his wife, Mr. Lites is survived by three daughters, Sheila Becker of Tully, N.Y., Sherry McGrady and Clara Biase, both of Cortland, N.Y.; one son, Philip A. Lites, III of Bunnell, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one son, Theodore Richard Lites.  A funeral service was held on Monday, July 21, at the Ocracoke United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Huskins officiating.  Burial followed in the Ocracoke Community Cemetery.  Twiford's Island Chapel, Hatteras, was in charge of these arrangements.  (Outer Banks Sentinel [Nags Head. NC] - Thursday, July 24, 1997; pg. 8B)

LITTRELL, Mary Parker

WOODLAND - Mary Parker LITTRELL, 79, of the 300 block of S. Main St., a retired English and French teacher, died April 29, 1993 of cancer, in Roanoke-Chowan Hospital. Mrs. Littrell was born in Woodland and was the widow of Ira Robert Littrell. She taught in the Murfreesboro, N.C., Lexington, Va., and Hyde County, N.C., school systems and retired in 1978 after 43 years. She was a member of the Religious Society of Friends, Rich Square Monthly Meeting in Woodland and was assistant clerk of Rich Square Monthly Meeting, clerk of the Quarterly Meeting of Ministers, Elders and Overseers, clerk of the Representative Body of the N.C. Yearly Meeting (Conservative), and representative to the Friends World Committee for Consultation. She was a member of International Society of Secondary School Teachers, National Education Association, N.C. English Teachers Association and the N.C. and American associations of Teachers of Foreign Languages. She was area president of Delta Kappa Gamma. Survivors include one daughter, Ruth Ennes Littrell and one son, the Rev. James H. Littrell, both of Philadelphia; two sisters, Ruth Parker Linville of Oak Ridge and Esther Parker Wethington of Woodland; two brothers, George C. Parker of George and James E. Parker of Roanoke Rapids; and two grandchildren. A funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Grove Friends Meeting House, Woodland. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Woodland. The family will be at Garrett Funeral Home, Murfreesboro, from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Memorial donations may be made to Roanoke-Chowan Hospice, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC or to a favorite charity. (Virginian-Pilot - Saturday, May 1, 1993; pg. 2D)

LIVERMAN, SR., Henry Joseph

Henry Joseph LIVERMAN, SR., M.D., 78, of Engelhard, died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 30, 2003, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  Born March 8, 1925 in Tyrrell County, he was the son of the late Henry Turner and Florence Captolia Liverman. He graduated from Columbia High School and furthered his education at Elon College, Newberry College, Notre Dame University, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and University of Louisville Medical School. He served his residency in the United States Navy at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. He began his medical practice at the former Columbia Hospital and moved to Hyde County in 1951 where he began the practice in family medicine that he would retire from in June of 2003. He enjoyed aviation, was a pilot for many years, was active in Experimental Aircraft Association and, with his family's help, built two airplanes. He was a long time senior FAA examiner.  Dr. Liverman was a Mason and member of the Mattamuskeet Lodge AF & AM and received his 50 year in 2003. He was an accomplished author and had published two books, "High Days and Holidays," and the first of a trilogy entitled "Taking Stock." He was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church, where he was a past senior warden. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during World War II and the Korean conflict. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. George's Episcopal Church at Lake Landing. The Rev. James Lupton and the Rev. Josh Mackenzie will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers will be Clark Liverman, Hays Liverman, Matt Liverman, Mike Casper, Dr. Rick Potts and Wade Selby. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Johnston, Tom Davis, Randy Watson, Roy Underhill, Michael Casper and Joe Potts.  Surviving are his wife, Kathryn "June" Long Liverman; two sons, Henry Joseph Liverman Jr. and wife Maureen Clark Liverman and Walter Long Liverman and wife Jill Kimberlin Liverman, all of Kill Devil Hills; a daughter, Kathy L. Anderson and husband Forrest W. Anderson of Engelhard; and eight grandchildren, Joseph Clark Liverman, Spencer Hays Liverman, Matthew Gray Liverman, Kristen Renee Liverman, Jacob Turner Liverman, Abby Wrenn Anderson, Margaret Caroline Anderson and Kathryn Hallie Anderson.  Because of post hurricane conditions at the funeral home, the family will receive friends at the home on Saturday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Bryan Funeral Service of Swan Quarter is serving the Liverman family.  (Washington Daily News - Saturday, November 1, 2003)

LIVERMAN, Ethel Florence Cutrell

COLUMBIA - Ethel Florence Cutrell LIVERMAN, died November 8 at her residence.  Mrs. Liverman was born October 18, 1905 in Hyde County to the late George and Molly Cutrell.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Milton Cahoon and Ben Liverman.  She was a charter member of Eastern Star #281, Columbia Chapter, and a member of the Gum Neck Free Will Baptist Church.  Survivors include a son, Vernon Cahoon of Creswell; daughters: Naomi C. Fulcher of Washington and Alma C. Cooper of Columbia; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  A funeral service was held Nov. 10 at Walker Funeral Home Chapel in Columbia with the Rev. Frank Alexander and the Rev. John Howle officiating.  Burial was in Gum Neck Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.  Arrangements by Walker Funeral Home in Columbia.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, November 12, 2002; pg. 7A)

LIVERMAN, Kathryn Long

Kathryn Long (June) LIVERMAN, 76, of 28754 U. S. Highway 264, Lake Landing Historic Distict, Engelhard, died Thursday, October 12, 2006, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.  Born in Hyde County, June 29, 1930, she was the daughter of the late James Mendall and Ruby Hopkins Long. She graduated from the former East Hyde School, attended Louisburg College and East Carolina College and worked in Raleigh with Union Carbide as a chemist. She was married to the late Dr. Henry J. Liverman on July 19, 1952 and worked with her husband in his medical practice, The Liverman Clinic in Engelhard until his retirement in 2002. She was a pilot and a member of “Petticoat Pilots” and “The 99er’s”, both flying clubs. She was a member of the Hyde Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star, was an avid bridge player and active in several Hyde County bridge clubs, enjoyed boating and fishing, was a loving wife and mother and adored her grandchildren. An active Episcopal Lay Reader, she was a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church at Lake Landing, served as organist, and was a member of the vestry. She was also active in the Pamlico Deanery of the Episcopal Church.  Due to construction renovations in the St. George’s Church, her funeral will be held next door at the Amity United Methodist Church on Sunday at 4 p.m. Father James Lupton, Rector of St. George’s, will officiate. Burial will follow in St. George’s Episcopal Church Cemetery on the family plot. Serving as pallbearers will be Dale Miller, Mike Casper, Joe Potts, Clark Liverman, Hays Liverman and Matt Liverman.  Surviving are two sons, Henry Joseph Liverman, Jr. and wife, Maureen, and Walter Long Liverman and his wife, Jill all of Kill Devil Hills; a daughter, Kathryn Nena L. Anderson of Engelhard; a brother, Mendall Long of Cary; a sister, Dorothy Long Quinn of Bartow, FL; eight grandchildren, Clark Liverman, Hays Liverman, Matt Liverman, Kristen Liverman, Jake Liverman, Abby Anderson, Maggie Anderson and Kate Anderson.  Mrs. Liverman was preceded in death by two brothers, George Long and Jack Long; two sisters, Nena L. Barrett and Elizabeth (Pud) L. Potts.  The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter on Saturday evening, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and other times at the home.  (The News & Observer - Saturday, October 14, 2006)

LIVERMAN, Margaret Ann

COLUMBIA - Margaret Ann LIVERMAN, 84, died October 25 at Chowan Hospital in Edenton.  Mrs. Liverman was born September 25, 1918 in Hyde County to the late Edward and Janie Midgett.  She was a widow and a member of St. John Baptist Church in Columbia.  Surviving are sons: Quentin Liverman of Columbia and David E. Liverman of Delaware; daughters: Robona Liverman of Manteo, Janie Sykes of Columbia and Betty Savage of New Jersey; 26 grandchildren and 56 great-grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at St. John Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Powell officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Arrangements by Rowsom Funeral Home in Columbia.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, October 29, 2002; pg. 12A)

LLOYD, Earl William

Mr. Earl William Lloyd, 88, of 13 Robin Lane, Riverside Campground, Belhaven, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at Pungo District Hospital in Belhaven.  A graveside service will be conducted today at 3:30 p.m. in Soule Cemetery, Swan Quarter, with Steve Bryan officiating.  Mr. Lloyd was born in New Brunswick, Canada, on Nov. 27, 1920. He was the son of the late Lawrence and Lillian Drake Lloyd. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a retired real estate salesman and in later years owned and operated a restaurant in Lexington, N.Y. He was married to Lois Estelle Lloyd, who survives. He and his wife retired and moved to North Carolina from Lexington, N.Y., in 1998. He was a member of Ansantawae Lodge No. 89 AF&AM.  Survivors include two daughters, Leslie L. Maginniss of Guilford, Conn., and Laura L. Marshall of Pennellville, N.Y.; one brother, Franklin Lloyd of Milford, Conn.; two sisters, Emma Gilbert and Flora Main, both of Milford, Conn.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, George Lloyd and Glenn Lloyd.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Saturday, January 24, 2009)

LOCKLEY, Danny Louis

Danny Louis Lockley, 52, of 8030 Sladesville-Credle Road, Scranton, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Pungo District Hospital, Belhaven.  Born in Truman, Arkansas, June 20, 1958, he was the son of Allen J. Lockley and the late Wanda Lee Wise Lockley.  He served for 19 years in the U. S. Navy and during those years saw service in Albania and also was involved in support service in the Gulf War.  He was a member of the Swan Quarter Pentecostal Holiness Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time with his family and enjoyed the beach.  Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Swan Quarter Pentecostal Holiness Church.  Pastor Mike Wheeler will officiate. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Soule Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers will be Clint Berry, David Berry, Joey Scrape, Danny Thomas, Jason Sadler and Josh Marsh.    In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Linda Lou Brickhouse Lockley; two daughters, Ashley Lockley Sadler and husband, Jason of Southport and Heather Lynnette Nixon of Newport; a brother, David Lockley and wife, Janet A. of Walnut Cove; three sisters, Sue Kelley and husband, John of Lutz, Florida, Lucille Lockley Berry and husband, Lester of Scranton and Madeline Kay L. Ambrose and husband, Michael of Creswell; a grandson, Ethan Edward Sadler.  Danny was also preceded in death by brothers, Vernon Edward Thomas and Edward Wayne Lockley; sisters, Brenda Jean Pigg and Linda Lockley Hope.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p. m. at Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (Bryan Funeral Service)

LOCKLEY, Edward Wayne

CRESWELL - Edward Wayne LOCKLEY, 43, died Tuesday, July 18 at the home of his brother in Scranton. Born in Poinsett County, Arkansas, June 3, 1957, he was the son of Allen John Lockley and the late Wanda Lee Wise Lockley. He worked in carpentry and home repairs for many years. Surviving besides his father are his step-mother, Minnie Massey Lockley of Scranton; two brothers: David Lockley of Walnut Cove and Danny Lockley of the U.S. Navy stationed in St. Mawgans, England; five sisters: Wanda Sue Kelly and Brenda G. Pigg, both of Tampa, Fla., Linda L. Hope of Creswell, Lucille L. Berry of Scranton and Kay Ambrose of Creswell. Mr. Lockley was preceded in death by his mother, Wanda Lee Wise Lockley and a brother, Vernon Edward "Barney" Thomas. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 24 at the family plot in Soule cemetery in Swan Quarter. Phil Emmert will officiate. The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter on Sunday evening from 7-8:30 and at other times at the home of Lester and Lucille Berry. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, July 23, 2000; pg. 14A)

LOCKYER, Mary Broadus Perkins

ENGELHARD - Mary Broadus Perkins LOCKYER, 83, a long time resident of Route 1, died April 29 in Cross Creek Health Care Center, Swan Quarter. Born in Albany, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Roscoe and Minnie Bell Dalton Perkins. She was the widow of Wallace E. Lockyer, Sr. She moved to the area from Parma, Ohio. Mrs. Lockyer was a member of Engelhard Baptist Church. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Wallace E. Lockyer of Engelhard; a daughter, Sheila Faye Lockyer of Kinston; a sister, Myra P. McWhorter of Annandale, Va.; one grandson and one great-granddaughter. A funeral service has been set for May 2 at 2 p.m. at the gravesite in Granger Fairview Cemetery, Granger, Ohio. The Rev. Mark Cowell, her former pastor, will officiate. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Malichok Funeral Home, Parma. Memorials are suggested to Engelhard Baptist Church, Engelhard. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter. (Coastland Times - Sunday, May 1, 1994)

LONG, Harry Ray

HAMPTON - Mr. Harry Ray Long, 82, died Thursday, August 21, 1997, at his home. A native of Sladesville, N.C., he had been a Peninsula resident since 1942.  Mr. Long retired from Newport News Shipbuilding as a machinist in 1979 after 37 years of service.  Survivors include his wife, M. Catherine Long; his daughter, Mary Lou Kite of Houston, Texas; his son, Ronald R. Long, and his wife, Joyce, of Hampton; his sister, Mildred Kraberg of Newport News; his half-brother, Charles R. Long of Orange, Texas; and his grandson, Ronald R. Long Jr., and his wife, Kathy, of Hampton.  At Mr. Long's request, his body has been cremated. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Riverside Hospice, 500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, Va. 23601, or Ivy Farms Church of the Brethren, 681 Dresden Drive, Newport News, Va. 23601.  The family extends a special thank you to Linda Morrison, Valerie Heller and Ed Sedwick of Riverside Hospice and the staff at the James River Clinic.  (Daily Press [Newport News, VA.] - August 23, 1997)

Jack Milton

SAVANNAH, GA. - Jack Milton LONG, 69, died Sunday, August 1, at his residence in Savannah. Mr. Long was a native of Engelhard, a former resident of Barrow, Fla., and a resident of Savannah for the past six years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a contractor and retired as the director of Public Works for the city of Barrow. He was a Master Mason for 48 years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Savannah. He was a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club, a member of the Southern Building Code Congress International, the Zoning Board of Adjustments, the Building Officials Association of Florida, and was a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. Survivors include his wife, Alice Dorman Long of Savannah; three sons: James Milton Long of Lisle, Illinois, Bradley Thomas Dorman and John Clay Dorman, both of Durham; three daughters: Emily Long Oldham of Macon, Ga., Catherine Long Warren of Bartow, and Martha Alice Dorman of Chapel Hill; three sisters: Kathryn Long Liverman and Elizabeth Long Potts, both of Engelhard, and Dorothy Long Quinn of Bartow; one brother, Mendall Homer Long of Cary; 10 grandchildren and several neices and nephews. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the First Presbyterian Church in Savannah. Internment will take place at a later date in St. George's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Engelhard. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, August 3, 1999; pg. 5A)

Same as above except this added:

A graveside internment service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 30 at the St. George's Episcopal Church Cemetery at Lake Landing. The Rev. James Lupton will officiate. The family will receive friends in the St. George's Parish House following the service. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Thursday, October 28, 1999; pg. 6A)

LONG, Louise May

FAIRFIELD - Louise May LONG, 74, died October 29 at her residence. Mrs. Long, a widow, was born in Hyde County April 30, 1927. She was a daughter of Leonia Sanders Harris and the late Arthur R. Harris. She was a member of the Star of Zion Church of Christ and did farm work. In addition to her mother, surviving are two sisters: Alice Harris of New Jersey and Mary Carter of Delaware; one brother, John W. Harris of Newport News, Va. Funeral services were at noon Saturday, November 3 at Star of Zion Church of Christ. Burial was in the Harris Family Cemetery in Fairfield. Arrangements by Rowsom Funeral Home in Columbia. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, November 4, 2001; pg. 11A)

LOVE, Pearl Cahoon

ENGELHARD - Pearl Cahoon LOVE, 72, died Sunday, October 8 at Albemarle Hospital in Elizabeth City. Born in Washington County on February 6, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Jabin S. and Mary Belle Swindell Cahoon. She worked for many years as a teacher's aide with the Hyde County schools and retired in 1989 at O.A. Peay School in Swan Quarter. She also served as a volunteer E.M.T. with Hyde County Rescue before her retirement, and worked at the election site in Engelhard with the Hyde County Board of Elections for several years. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Swindell Family Cemetery in Engelhard. Scott Sukeforth and Steve Bryan will officiate. Surviving are two daughters: Carolyn L. Morris of Point Harbor and Barbara L. Smithwick of Greenville; two sisters: Edna C. Gibbs and Lila C. Hall, both residents of Cross Creek Health Care Center in Swan Quarter; and 3 grandchildren. Mrs. Love was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters. [Not named] Arrangements by Maitland Funeral Home in Creswell. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, October 10, 2000; pg. 10B)

LOVICK, Burnell

Mr. Burnell LOVICK, 79, of 801 Old U.S. Highway 264, Scranton, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at Pungo District Hospital in Belhaven.  A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Mt. Pilgrim Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ), Scranton, with Vice-Bishop Charlie Butler officiating. Burial will follow in Lovick family cemetery, Scranton.  Mr. Lovick was born in Hyde County on July 29, 1928. He was the son of the late Georgia Burrus and Elijah Lovick. He attended the Hyde County Schools. He had been employed as a truck driver with various companies. On Oct. 3, 1950, he married Lula Credle Lovick, who survives. He was a member of Mt. Pilgrim Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ), Scranton, where he served on the trustee board.  Survivors include two daughters, Denise Weston of Scranton and Marie Clark of Baltimore, Md.; four sons, Monty Lovick of Williamston, Stevie Lovick and Calvin Lovick, both of Scranton, and Jimmy Lovick of Durham; one sister, Barbara Bonner of Jamaica, Queens, N.Y.; one brother, Zachariah Spencer of Grimesland; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Clark and Jennie Burrus and two brothers, Artis Spencer and Leland Howard.  The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service. The family will receive friends at the home.  Arrangements are by Randolph Funeral Home, 219 N. Bonner St., Washington.  (Washington Daily News - Wednesday, November 21, 2007)

LOVICK, Lula Credle

Mrs. Lula Credle Lovick, 77, of 801 Old Hwy 264, Scranton, died, Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Mount Pilgrim Church of Christ, Disciples, Sladesville Credle Road, Scranton. Bishop Charlie Butler officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of the daughter, 974 Old Hwy 264, Scranton. Arrangements by Randolph Funeral Home, 219 N. Bonner St., Washington.   (Washington Daily News - Thursday, February 24, 2011)

LOWE, Edison Bryan

BELHAVEN - Edison Bryan LOWE, 74, died at his home on November 15. Born in Hyde County on August 5, 1926, he was the son of the late Eugene and Lena Rhem Lowe. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Air Force. He attended the former East Carolina Teacher's College and graduated from UCLA at Berkley, California. Surviving are three nephews: Russell, Bryan and Eugene Lowe, all of Nags Head; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Angie Lowe of Nags Head; a grand-nephew, Ethan Lowe; and a grand-niece, Tori Lowe. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey Lowe and Eugene Lowe. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 at the gravesite in the family cemetery. Arrangements by Bryan Funeral Home in Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, November 19, 2000; pg. 16A)

LOWE, Herman Reid

SCRANTON - Herman Reid LOWE, 79, died Tuesday, February 10 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.  Born in Hyde County on Feb. 6, 1925, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Mary Bell Lowe.  He was a retired heavy equipment contractor.  he was preceded in death by his wife, Roxie L. Sawyer Brooks Lowe.  Surviving are two sons: William Lee Lowe and James Herman Lowe, both of Scranton; two ste-daughters: Sallie Brooks Keech of Pinetown and Edna Brooks Harrell of Bath; two sisters: Mable L. Sawyer of Pantego and Louise L. Howard of Wilmington; and three step-grandchildren.  Mr. Lower was also preceded in death by a step-son, Harry S. "Buddy" Brooks.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the gravesite in the Lowe Family Cemetery just off Highway 45 on Shallops Creek Road in Hyde County.  Phil Emmert will officiate.  Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter is in charge of arrangements.  (The Coastland Times - Thursday, February 12, 2004; pg. 10A)

LOWE, Roxie Sawyer

SCRANTON - Roxie Sawyer LOWE, 72, of Route 1, Scranton, died April 2 in Pungo District Hospital in Belhaven. Mrs. Lowe was a Hyde County native, the daughter of the late Chancey J. and Lydia May Tyson Sawyer. She was the widow of Harry S. Brooks and the wife of Herman Reid Lowe of the home. She was a member of the Mt. Olive Church of Christ. In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons: Harry S. "Buddy" Brooks, Jr., James Herman Lowe and William Lee Lowe, all of Scranton; two daughters: Sally Helen Keech of Pinetown and Edna Ruth Harrell of Washington; a brother, C.J. Sawyer, Jr. of Scranton; a sister, Joyce S. Koonts of High Point; 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the family plot in Mt. Olive Church of Christ Cemetery in the Ponzer community of Hyde County. Floyd Manning will officiate. Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter, is in charge of arrangements. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, April 6, 1993; pg. 5B)

LOWRY, Annie Brown

ELIZABETH CITY - Annie Brown LOWRY, 86, of the 1500 block of Soundneck Road, a retired schoolteacher, died March 20, 1991, in a nursing home. Mrs. Lowry, a native of Swan Quarter, taught at Weeksville School and retired after 37 years. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church and a former member of the M.O.A. Guild and the N.C. Association of Retired Teachers. In 1985, she was honored in Washington, D.C., by President Ronald Reagan on the 50th anniversary of the Rural Electric Association for her work on behalf of the association. She was the widow of Walter R. Lowry Sr. Survivors include a brother, Walton R. Brown of Elizabeth City, and 4 grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Salem Baptist Church by the Rev. Jesse R. Mansfield and the Rev. L.E. Stike. Burial will be in Old Hollywood Cemetery. Twiford's Memorial Chapel, Elizabeth City, is handling arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the church's building fund or to the M.O.A. Building Fund. (Virginian-Pilot - Friday, March 22, 1991; pg. 2D)

LUCAS, Florida Benston

SWAN QUARTER - Florida Benston LUCAS, 104, died January 8 in Cross Creek Nursing facility. Mrs. Lucas was born September 8, 1896 in Hyde County, daughter of the late Thaddus Benston. She was a member of St. Lydia Baptist Church in Swan Quarter. Surviving are one brother, Hertford Benston of Belhaven; and one sister, Hannah Farrow of Engelhard. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at St. Lydia Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Arrangements by Rowsom Funeral Home in Columbia.

LUCAS, James

SWAN QUARTER -  Mr. James Gilbert LUCAS, 82, of Swan Quarter died Saturday, March 5, 2005 at Pungo District Hospital, Belhaven.  A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday in Saint Mary Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) Church with Bishop Charlie Butler officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hill Cemetery, Swan Quarter.  Mr. Lucas was born in Hyde County on April 16, 1922. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Oredia Blount Lucas. He attended the Hyde County schools. He was employed with N.C. Department of Transportation until his retirement. He was married to Beatrice Sadler Lucas, who preceded him in death. He was a member of Saint Mary Church of Christ (Disciples of Christ) Church, where he served as a trustee.  Survivors include one son, Willie L. Lucas of Henrico, Va.; one daughter, Elizabeth K. Lucas Ashford of Greensboro; one brother, Benjamin Lucas of Norfolk, Va.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the home.  Arrangements are by Whitfield & Whitley Funeral Home, Washington.  (Washington Daily News - Tuesday, March 8, 2005)

LUCAS, Phrocine Phelps

Mrs. Phrocine Phelps LUCAS, 78, of Swan Quarter died Saturday, July 31, 2004 at Pungo District Hospital, Belhaven.  A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Randolph Murry officiating. Burial will follow in Brown Memorial Cemetery, Engelhard.  Mrs. Lucas was born in Hyde County on Jan. 25, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Nathaniel and Alethia P. Blount. She was married to Ben Lucas, who survives. She had been employed as a domestic.  Survivors include three sons, Curtis Lucas of Engelhard, Benjamin Phelps of New Jersey and Nathaniel Lucas of Raleigh; two daughters, Hattie Gibbs of Norfolk, Va. and Rosa Lucas of Swan Quarter; four brothers, James Blount and Lemmie Blount, both of Engelhard, Early Blount of Norfolk, Va. and George Phelps of Virginia; six sisters, Rosa Bell Simmons of Brooklyn, N.Y., Mahlana Blount of New York, Mary Jones of Swan Quarter, Ludie Shelton and Dorothy M. Simmons, both of Engelhard, and Maggie Rasberry of Wilson; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.  Arrangements are by Rowsom Funeral Home, Columbia.  (Washington Daily News - Thursday, August 5, 2004)

LUCAS, Robena

Ms. Robena Lucas, 83, a resident of 614 Juniper Bay Road, Swan Quarter, died Thursday, May 17, 2012. A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements are by Whitfield & Whitley Funeral Home.   (Washington Daily News - Sunday, May 20, 2012)

LUCAS, Col. Wilson Hodges

Col. Wilson H. LUCAS of Hyde County, one of the most prominent citizens of the Albemarle section, died at his home in Hyde County a few days ago. The news of his death comes to us as a surprise. We hope some friend in Hyde or elsewhere will furnish us a suitable tribute to his memory. (The Economist Weekly - February 5, 1904; pg. 4)

LUMSDEN, Heather Dianne

SCRANTON - Heather Dianne LUMSDEN, 13, died Saturday, June 23, at Pungo District Hospital as a result of an automobile accident. Born in Richmond, Va. on June 4, 1988, she was the daughter of Roy Wilson and Audrey Sadler Lumsden. She was a student at Terra Ceia Christian School, having recently completed the seventh grade. Surviving are her parents; maternal grandparents, Gaston and Essie Lee Equils Sadler of Scranton; a brother, Roy Wilson Lumsden, Jr. and wife Molly of Richmond; her niece, Pauline Elizabeth Lumsden; her aunts and uncles: Lois and Mike Guzzo of Cape Coral, Fla., Ellen and Cyrus Walker Field, Jr., Naomi and Buck Shinault, Janet and Robert Lee, all of Richmond. Heather was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Stuart W. Lumsden, and an uncle, Thomas Drew Sadler. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Scranton Christian Church. David W. Mason and Michael Swindell will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Church of Christ Cemetery at Ponzer. Serving as pallbearers will be Mark Carawan, Joe Carawan, Dexter Carawan, Ronnie Swindell, Barry Swindell, and Chad Arthur. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, June 26, 2001; pg. 13A)

LUMSDEN, SR., Roy Wilson

SCRANTON - Roy Wilson LUMSDEN, SR., 55, died unexpectedly on Friday, December 31, while at work.  Born in Richmond, Va. on June 23, 1949, he was the son of the late Stuart W. and Geneva Childress Lumsden.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter #561 in Hyde County.  He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge #1714 in Richmond and was a long-time employee of Food Lion Stores and was presently cashier at the Belhaven store.  Surviving are his wife, Audrey Sadler Lumsden; a son, PFC Roy W. Lumsden, Jr. stationed at Fort Detroit, Md., and his wife Molly; three sisters: Ellen Field and her husband Cyrus Walker Field, Naomi Shinault and her husband Buck, and Janet Lee and her husband Robert, all of Richmond, Va.; granddaughter, Elizabeth Pauline Lumsden; two grandsons: Roy W. Lumsden, III and Dawson Lumsden; an aunt, Edna Taylor; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Heather Dianne Lumsden who died on June 23, 2001.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, at Scranton Christian Church.  David W, Mason and Michael T. Swindell will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Mount Olive Church of Christ Cemetery in the Ponzer community.  Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter is in charge.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, January 4, 2005; pg. 11A)

LUPTON, Beatrice Goldie Watson

CHESAPEAKE - Beatrice Goldie Lupton, 101, of Coinjock, NC, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 22, 2014.  Born in Hyde County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Romulus and Mamie Watson and she was also predeceased by her loving husband, Walter Elmo Lupton; a son, Edward Windell; two grandsons, Roger Suter, C.W. Sawyer; and two great-granddaughters. Survivors include her children, Loretta Lupton Suter, Milton Lupton, Velna Gail Twiddy, and Peggy Lupton Whitlow; a sister, Virginia Garcia; twelve grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and seventeen great-great-grandchildren, as well as many other extended family members. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home & Crematory, 653 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake.  The viewing will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.  The interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 3890 Airline Blvd, Chesapeake 23321.  (Oman Funeral Home)

LUPTON, Cecil Rhodes (D.D.S.)

ENGELHARD - Dr. Cecil Rhodes LUPTON, 78 of the Middletown community in Engelhard, died Wednesday, July 24 in Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.  Born in Portsmouth, Va. on April 23, 1924, he was the son of the late Charlie Rouse and Millicent Berry Harris Lupton.  He served in the U.S. Navy from April 26, 1943 until March 4, 1946 and was Quartermaster 1st Class at discharge.  He graduated in the first class at UNC Dental School in 1954 and served in private practice in Swan Quarter and Belhaven until joining the faculty at UNC School of Dentistry on March 1, 1958.  He retired from the university on June 30, 1988.  Following retirement he and his wife returned to Hyde County where he lived until his death.  Surviving are his wife, Norma Shearer Spencer Lupton whom he married on August 29, 1948; his children: Susan Lupton Dudley of Greensboro and Donald Rhodes Lupton of Chapel Hill; his grandchildren: Steven Rhodes Dudley, John Swindell Dudley and Laura Elizabeth Dudley.  Dr. Lupton was preceded in death by two grandchildren: Rachel Ann Dudley and Aaron Spencer Dudley.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 28 [should be 27?] at Providence United Methodist Church in Swan Quarter with the Rev. Kenneth Davenport and Steve Bryan officiating.  Private burial was in the family plot at the Middletown Christian Church Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter.  (The Coastland Times - Sunday, July 28, 2002; pg. 10A)

LUPTON, JR., Sgt. Charlie R.

REBURIAL RITES SET FOR SOLDIER IN HYDE - Swan Quarter, July 23 - The remains of Sgt. Charlie R. LUPTON, JR. will arrive in Swan Quarter Saturday. Sgt. Lupton was killed August 6, 1944, while serving as a turret gunner on a B-24 in England when returning from a mission over enemy territory. His plane and another collided in mid-air. The body was removed from the U.S. Military Cemetery in Cambridge, England. Sgt. Lupton was born January 31, 1921 in Norfolk, Va., son of Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Lupton. He came to Swan Quarter while a small child and was reared in the county, attending Swan Quarter High School and Presbyterian Junior College. He entered the Army in June 1943 and trained at Keesler Field in Mississippi, Scott Field in Illinois, Gunnery School at Harlingen, Texas, and Davis-Monthan Field in Tucson, Arizona, before being shipped overseas in July 1944. Funeral services will be held from Providence Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock conducted by the Rev. T.H. House, pastor, and assisted by the Rev. C.W. Guthrie of Wanchese, a former pastor. Interment will follow in Soule Cemetery. Surviving are his parents; one brother, Cecil Rhodes Lupton and his grandmother, Mrs. Eula Harris, all of Swan Quarter. (Unknown newspaper - July 1948) [Submitted by Merlin S. Berry of Gambrills, Md.]

LUPTON, Dora Sawyer

CHOCOWINITY - Dora Sawyer LUPTON, 81, formerly of Swan Quarter and a resident of Port North Villa Nursing Home, Chocowinity, died August 1 at Beaufort County Hospital in Washington. A Hyde County native, she was the daughter of the late Griffin and Florida Green Sawyer. She was the widow of John Fred Lupton who died in 1991. Mrs. Lupton was a member of the United Methodist Women for many years, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, served as librarian at the George Library in Swan Quarter and later worked as secretary in the school bus maintenance office in Swan Quarter. She was a long time member of the Calvary Episcopal Church. Surviving are two brothers: Oswald Sawyer and Hansel Sawyer, both of New Bern; two sisters: Louise S. Waters of Belhaven, and Marie S. Lawson of Easley, S.C. No funeral service is planned. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, August 3, 1993; pg. 12A)

LUPTON, Edward Windell

AHOSKIE - Edward Windell LUPTON, 61, of the 400 block of Newland Road, died Aug. 16, 1997, in Duke University Medical Center, Durham. An estimator for Blair Brothers Construction Inc., he was a Hyde County native and a member and deacon of Ahoskie First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Ahoskie. Survivors include his wife, Loretta Barnes Lupton; four daughters, Michele Vanwagner of Virginia Beach, Lisa Storms of Kentucky, Kim Journell of Roanoke and Angela Lupton of Roanoke; son, Edward Windell Lupton Jr. of Roanoke; mother, Beatrice Watson Lupton of Coinjock; three sisters, Loretta Suter of Eure, Gail Twiddy of Coinjock and Peggy Whitlow of Chesapeake; brother, Milton Lupton of Suffolk; 15 grandchildren and a great-grandchild; two step-daughters: Danita Davis of Roper and Drema Wiggins of Colerain, N.C.; four step-sons: Dale Sing of Roper and Gary Snead, Jessie Snead and Sammy Snead, all of Suffolk. A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Ahoskie First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Ahoskie, by the Revs. Lester Jarrett and Danny Harris. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today. Memorial donations may be made to the church, Ahoskie, N.C. (Virginian-Pilot - Sunday, August 17, 1997; pg. 6B)

LUPTON, Frostie Thompson

SCRANTON - Frostie T. LUPTON, 76, July 11. Graveside 2 p.m., Wednesday, Lupton Family Plot, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Sladesville. Arrangements by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (The News Observer - Tuesday, July 13, 2004)

SCRANTON - Frostie Thompson LUPTON, 76, died Sunday, July 11 at Pitt Memorial Hospital in Greenville.  Born in Cerro Gordo, Columbus County on September 22, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Henry Berry and Lannie Mae Nobles Thompson.  She graduated from the former Eat Carolina Teacher's College, taught school following her graduation in Weldon, Halifax County, Bath High School and later in Hyde County schools until 1965 when she retired.  She served for many years as pianist and organist at Epworth United Methodist Church in Sladesville.  She also served for many years as Sladesville Precinct Registrar for the Hyde County Board of Elections.  Surviving are her husband, Leewood A. Lupton; her grandson, Stephen Lee Warner, Jr. of the home; her brother, H. Glen Thompson and wife Grey of Cerro Gordo; four sisters: Mary T. Meares of Cerro Gordo, Doris T. Herring of Morehead City, Dorcas T. Hammond and husband Owen of Fair Bluff and Amelita T. Hawkins of Raleigh; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Mrs. Lupton was preceded in death by her daughter, LeAnn L. Cowell in 2002, a brother, Berry D. Thompson and a sister, Alice T. Green.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lupton family plot at St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery at Sladesville.  The Rev. James H. Lupton and Steve Bryan will officiate.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter.  (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, July 13, 2004; pg. 11A)

SCRANTON - Funeral services for Frostie Thompson LUPTON, 76, of Sladesville Road, Scranton, who died Sunday, July 11, 2004 will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lupton family plot in St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery at Sladesville. The Rev. James H. Lupton and Steve Bryan will officiate.  Serving as pallbearers will be Ray Tooley, Charles Tooley, Richard Credle, Brad Lawrence, Roland Tooley, Mark Carawan, Jeff Credle and Joe Carawan.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (Washington Daily News - Thursday, July 15, 2004)

LUPTON, Gladys Fisher

Mrs. Gladys F. LUPTON, 82, of Washington, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003 at Beaufort County Hospital in Washington.  A graveside service will be held at 2 today at Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington with the Rev. Roger Lee officiating.  Mrs. Lupton was born Oct. 1, 1920 in Hyde County. She was the daughter of the late Daniel T. Fisher and the late Elizabeth Ball Fisher. On Nov. 6, 1938 she married Philip Dalton Lupton, who preceded her in death in 1979. She lived in Beaufort County for the past 60 years.  Survivors include two sons, Daniel E. Lupton of Washington and Ronald T. Lupton of Chocowinity; two daughters, Nancy L. Brame of Chocowinity and Elaine L. Harris of Hickory; a brother, Lloyd Fisher of Elizabeth City; and two sisters, Audrey Simmons of Fairfield and Mary McKinney of Roanoke Rapids.  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilbur Fisher and Lattie Fisher.  Arrangements are by Paul Funeral Home of Washington.  (Washington Daily News - Monday, September 29, 2003)

LUPTON, Green

Mr. Green LUPTON of near Makelyville, died recently. (The Washington Gazette - Thursday, October 20, 1892; pg. 3; column 4) [Posted here with kind permission from John H. Oden, III]

LUPTON, Leonoa Berry

We have learned of the death of Lenora [sic] Berry Lupton in Havelock.  Mrs. Lupton was the sister of Richard Berry who lived here for many years. Her death occurred last week and her funeral was held on Sunday in Havelock.  (Soule Methodist Church newsletter dated Monday, February 14, 2011)

HAVELOCK - Leonoa Berry Lupton, 94, died February 10, 2011, at Carolina East Medical Center.  She was born March 4, 1916 to the late Carlos Randolph and Helen Jarvis Berry.  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, at Munden Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Park.  She is survived by two daughters, Yvonne Denton of the home and Betsy Olkowski and husband, Stephen Olkowski Jr., of New Bern; six grandchildren, Suzanne Sanderson, whom she raised of Havelock, Stacy Hall of Havelock, Robert Denton of Illinois, Stephen Olkowski III of Weaverville, NC, Patricia Heerwig of Springfield, VA and Lynn Roland of Honolulu, HI; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Stacy Lupton, and son, Myron Timothy Lupton.  The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.  Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City.   (Sun Journal [New Bern, NC] - Monday, February 14, 2011)

LUPTON, Lydia McKinney

SCRANTON - Lydia McKinney LUPTON, 90, of Route 1, Scranton, died October 22 at Pungo District Hospital in Belhaven. Mrs. Lupton was the daughter of the late Robert and Mary Jane Robinson McKinney and the widow of John Allen Lupton. She was a long time member of Sladesville Home Demonstration Club and worked for many years in the area as a practical nurse. Surviving are a son, Leewood A. Lupton of Route 1, Scranton; 1 grandchild, 1 great-grandchild, 8 step-grandchildren, 19 step-great-grandchildren and 17 step-great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services are to be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the family plot at St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery in the Sladesville Community of Hyde County. The Rev. George Able, Episcopal Rector, will officiate. The family suggests that memorials may be sent to the memorial fund of Pungo District Hospital, Belhaven, N.C. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Home, Swan Quarter. (The Coastland Times - Sunday, October 25, 1992)

LUPTON, Norma Spencer

Norma Spencer Lupton, 83, long time resident of Middletown in Hyde County and more recently a resident of Greensboro, died Friday, October 5, 2012, at Moses Cone Hospital Palliative Care in Greensboro.  Born August 14, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Earl Spencer and Lucille Cox Spencer Osborne.  She was married to Dr. C. Rhodes Lupton who preceded her in death.  She was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.  The family will receive friends during a chocolate cake reception on Sunday between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Nell Cox in the Village of Middletown.  Burial will be private.  Surviving are a daughter, Sue L. Dudley and husband, Bill of Climax; a son, Don Lupton of Chapel Hill; three grandchildren, Steve Dudley and wife, Becca of Greensboro, John Dudley  and wife, Amy of Durham, and Laura Dudley of Climax; a great-grandchild, Greylyn  Sauro.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Rachel Dudley and Aaron Dudley.  (Bryan Funeral Service)

LUPTON, Rena Watson Bridgman
From the Anne B. Lupton Collection & submitted by Mary E. Baxter
Apr. 28, 1883 - July 5, 1977

LUPTON, Robert R.

SWAN QUARTER - Robert R. LUPTON, 92, May 30.  Funeral 11 a.m., Wednesday, Soule United Methodist Church.  Burial, Soule Cemetery. Arrangements by Bryan Funeral Service.  (The News Observer - Tuesday, June 1, 2004)

LUPTON, Roberta Rosier

SWAN QUARTER - Roberta Rosier LUPTON, 92, of Courthouse Square, Swan Quarter, died Sunday night, May 30, 2004, in Pungo District Hospital.  Born in Parkton, Md. on September 5, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Emanuel and Mary Belle Cummings Rosier.  She was the widow of Jack A. Lupton and was a member of the Providence United Methodist Church.  Surviving are a son, Russell Lupton of the home; and one sister, Phyllis R. Jacobson of Towson, Md.  Mrs. Lupton was preceded in death by sisters: Pearl, Anna and Ruth, and brothers: Emanuel, Jr., Russell, Walter and Leonard.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Soule United Methodist Church.  Steve Bryan will officiate.  Burial will follow in Soule Cemetery.  Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter is handling arrangements.  The Coastland Times - Tuesday, June 1, 2004; pg. 14A)

SWAN QUARTER - Mrs. Roberta Rosier LUPTON, 92, of Courthouse Square, Swan Quarter, died Sunday night, May 30, 2004, in Pungo District Hospital.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Soule United Methodist Church. Steve Bryan and Raffael Farrow Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow in Soule Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers will be Hiatt Cahoon, Charles Cahoon, Garry Sadler, Phillip Sawyer, Binnin Hodges and Pat Spencer.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (Washington Daily News - Thursday, June 3, 2004)

LUPTON, Russell Rosier

We sadly announce the death of Russell R. Lupton last evening in Greensboro.  In the interest of time and communication, I am pasting the obituary below so that you may have time to make your plans to visit with the family at the Lupton Home adjacent to the Courthouse in Swan Quarter on Sunday afternoon.  Russell was such a part of our community, our county and the church family thru the years and I know that you harbor many warm thoughts of Russell as he was a friend to so many.  He died unexpectedly in his doctor's office and his caregiver/cousin Sue Lupton Dudley was with him at the time.  Blessings, Steve [Bryan]

Russell Rosier Lupton, 62, long time resident of Swan Quarter, and more recently residing in High Point, died Friday, February 11, 2011 in Greensboro.  Born December 26, 1948 to Jackson Augustus and Mary Roberta Rosier Lupton, he was a special needs son and was an integral part of the Hyde County Community throughout his life.  He attended school in Swan Quarter and Belhaven and was presently taking classes at Guilford County Technical Community College.   Russell moved to the High Point area following his mother’s death so that he could live near his caregivers, Sue Lupton and Bill Dudley.  He was a member of  Providence United Methodist Church and was a helper to many in Swan Quarter.  Instead of a traditional funeral service, there will be a celebration and remembrance of Russell at the Lupton Home on Second Street in Swan Quarter on Sunday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and friends and relatives are invited to come and share in fellowship and refreshments.  Burial will be alongside his parents in Soule Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday.  (Soule Methodist Church newsletter dated Saturday, February 12, 2011)

OUR SYMPATHY and LOVE is extended to the Family of Russell R. Lupton who died Friday in Greensboro.  Russell was a member of Providence Church from childhood and had moved to the Greensboro area to be close to his guardian/cousin Sue L. Dudley.  She was with him when he died in his doctor’s office.  A celebration of Russell’s life was held on Sunday in the Family home in Swan Quarter.  Burial followed in Soule Cemetery.  Those wishing to send a card may address same to Sue L. and Bill Dudley, 4500 Gary Drive, Climax, N.C.  (Soule Methodist Church newsletter dated Monday, February 14, 2011)

LUPTON, Walter Jones "Dick"

SWAN QUARTER - Walter Jones "Dick" LUPTON, 91, of Swan Quarter, died Sunday morning April 20 in Beaufort County Hospital in Washington. Born in the Sladesville community of Hyde County, January 9, 1906, he was the son of the late Silas Swain and Georgia Ann Robinson Lupton. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1924-28, served as a trustee for several years and was a former board member of the Morehead Foundation. He served for 6 years, 1961-66, as Representative from Hyde County in the N.C. General Assembly. He was active in community affairs serving as civil preparedness director for Hyde County for many years, served on the board of the Albemarle Commission, was a member of Southern Albemarle Association and was active in regional health care. He also served several years as a member of the Mid-East Housing Authority. He was a long time member of Providence United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Providence United Methodist Church. Rev. Chris Humphreys will officiate. Burial will follow in Soule Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Fisher Lupton; a son, Richard B. Lupton of Worthington, Ohio; and 2 grandchildren. Bryan Funeral Service is handling arrangements. (The Coastland Times - Tuesday, April 22, 1997; pg. 5A)

LUTHER, Annie Boyd Wahab Barkley

Annie Boyd Wahab Barkley LUTHER died February 23, 2012.  Born in Sladesville, N.C., on September 22, 1916, to Charles Edmundson Wahab and Alberta Silverthorne Wahab, Annie Boyd grew up as one of seven children, twin to her brother Charlie, and then spent her young adulthood in Rocky Mount, NC.  A lifetime Episcopalian, she was married to her first husband, James William Barkley, the father of her three children, for 25 years. Jim passed away in 1961.  She was later married to Joe E. Luther until his death in 1991. She lived her later years in Virginia Beach, Va., which also became home to her two younger daughters and their families.  She is predeceased by her brothers and sisters: Dorothy Topping, Job Wahab, Mildred Cahoon, Charlie Wahab, and Lucy Tunnell.  She is survived by her brother Thomas Wahab as well as her three daughters Glenda Faye Barkley Fussell and her husband, Kenneth; Gloria Ellen Barkley Hallaman Blair and her husband, Garry; and Jennifer Lane Barkley Coleman and her husband, George. She is also survived by her five grandchildren; Elizabeth Ellen Fussell Policastro and her husband, John; Fred Barkley Hallaman and his wife, Hope; Sherry LeAnn Hallaman Liberatore and her husband, Bill, Lt. James Chase Coleman, and Andrew Hunter Coleman. She is also survived by her step grandchildren Garry Blair III and his wife, Becky; Richard Blair; and step great-grandchildren: Jordan, Meighan, and Jimmy Blair, and Bailey Collier.  She was Salutatorian of her high-school class in Sladesville, NC. She "could have been Valedictorian," as she said, had she not been "too shy to give the required speech."  She was employed by Belk Tyler's department store in Rocky Mount, NC, and was also employed as a bookkeeper for her husband's repair service, Barkley and Jordan, in Rocky Mount, NC.  Annie Boyd enjoyed playing ukulele, guitar, and banjo and was always so kind to animals, who loved her as well. She was a wonderful cook, especially with her tradition of Sunday pork roast, greens, and fried okra. She loved cake and good chocolates, a trait she always said she inherited from her Papa. She loved to write stories about her life, and she especially looked forward to a day of music, oysters, and fun times each year at the outdoor Thanksgiving celebration at her beloved home place in Hyde County.  She enjoyed family trips to Pamlico River and sitting on the porch with her sister Dorothy and the rest of her family.  Her entire family treasured and benefited from her sage advice on life, relationships, and fashion. Annie Boyd always wanted to look her best; and her friends appreciated her dignified and tasteful fashion sense.  She was highly respected and deeply loved by her friends and growing family, and she will be missed by everyone whose life she touched.  A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, February 27, 2012, at Pineview Cemetery, 761 North Raleigh Street, Rocky Mount, NC.  Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funerals and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount NC.

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