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Mary Wallace Eagan

Mrs. Mary Wallace Eagan, age 78, a resident of 2010-A Quail Ridge Road, Greenville, NC and a former resident of Washington, NC and Virginia Beach, VA, died Sunday August 24, 2008 at Spring Arbor of Greenville.  A funeral mass will be held 11:00 AM Thursday August 28, 2008 at Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Washington officiated by Rev. Bill Quigley. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  Mrs. Eagan was born in Beaufort County on October 30, 1929 daughter of the late Charlie Baines Wallace and the late Nettie Mae Boyd Wallace. She married William “Bill” Thomas Eagan on April 19, 1980. Mrs. Eagan was a 1947 graduate of Bath High School and continued her education by taking accounting classes. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church of Greenville and a past member of Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Washington and Church of the Ascension Catholic Church in Virginia Beach. Mrs. Eagan was a homemaker.  Surviving along with Mrs. Eagan’s husband: Bill of the home is a daughter: Pam Floyd of Ormond Beach, FL; three sons: Charles Genn Campbell of Fort Walton Beach, FL, Hugh Eldon Campbell of Fredericksburg, TX and Clay Wallace Campbell of Bear Grass; a step-son: Fredrick Patrick Eagan of Greenville; a step- daughter: Deborah Anne Eagan of Virginia Beach; a brother: James Clay “Jimmy” Wallace of Skippers, VA; a sister: Joan Carol Blanchard of Roanoke Rapids; three grandchildren and one great grandchild.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday August 27, 2008 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Eagan family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Wednesday, August 27, 2008)

Doris Grace Wallace Eakes

Mrs. Doris Grace Wallace Eakes, age 74, a resident of 445 N. Fort Fisher Blvd. Kure Beach, NC died Thursday December 27, 2012 at her home.  A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM on Saturday December 29, 2012 at Rosemary Church of Christ officiated by Mike Caton. Burial will follow in the Carmer Wallace Cemetery. Greg Pratt, Guy Pierce, Danny Wright, Mark Rutledge, Randy Joyce and Ryan Crummie will serve as pallbearers.  Mrs. Eakes was born in Beaufort County on June 13, 1938, daughter of the late Carmer Hassell Wallace and Necy Ilene Woolard Wallace. She was a graduate of the 1956 Class of Bath High School. On December 16, 1956, she married Joe Donald Eakes who preceded her in death on July 7, 1992. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Wilmington.  Mrs. Eakes was a businesswoman and also founded Trinity Children Foundation.  She is survived by her daughter Carmen Eakes and husband Todd Glasser of Hot Springs, NC; her brother: C.H. Wallace and wife Delores of Virginia Beach, VA; and her sister: Betty Harrison of Washington. In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her sister: Barbara Godwin.  The family will receive friends 6:30-8:00 PM on Friday December 28, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Eakes family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Saundra Lee Robinson Earl

Mrs. Saundra Lee Robinson Earl, 65, of 300 Minuteman Lane, Washington, died Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at her home.  A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, November 24, 2007 at Grace Lutheran Church with Rev. Carter Askren officiating.  Mrs. Earl was born October 12, 1942 in Philadelphia County, PA.  She was the daughter of the late Otis Robinson and Isla Winnefred Boston Robinson.  She had been a resident of Washington for two years. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Washington, NC.  She is survived by one son, Colin E. Earl of Philadelphia, PA; 2 daughters, Ebony Earl and Diamond Earl, both of Washington, NC; one brother, Kevin Peters of Philadelphia, PA and three sisters, Paulette Peters, Wendy Peters, and Dori Peters, all of Philadelphia, PA.  (Hillside Funeral Home obituary posted Wednesday, November 21, 2007)

Edna Everett Eborn

Mrs. Edna Everett Eborn, age 90, a resident of 8918 Hwy 264 East, Washington died on Monday September 24, 2007 at her home.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday September 27, 2007 at the Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ conducted by minister Jim Reid. Burial will follow at Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Luke Cutler, Chad Woolard, Kendall Walker, Jason Eborn, Alex Cutler and Tyler Woolard.  Mrs. Eborn was born in Beaufort County on June 18, 1917 to the late Leslie J. and Laura Bright Everett. On December 5, 1934 Mrs. Eborn married Bonnie Lee Eborn who preceded her in death. Mrs. Eborn retired from Hamilton Beach and was a long time member of Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ. She was a former Sunday school teacher and sang in the choir and a member of the Ladies Aid.  Survivors include two sons: Larry (Margaret) Eborn of Washington, B.L. (Emily) Eborn of Washington, four daughters: Peggy Carawan of Washington, Iva (Kenny) Walker of Mocksville, Alta Clayton of Washington, Vickie Eborn of Greenville, two brothers: Earl Everett of Pinetown, Eldridge Everett of Jacksonville, one sister: Vera Oland of Pinetown, nine grandchildren: Karen M. Melton, Kim M. Beacham, Carissa W. Jefferson, Luke Cutler, Chad Woolard, Chad Clayton, Kendall Walker, Jason Eborn, Jenny E. McNeill, six great-grandchildren: Ashlee B. Cahoon, Staci D. Jefferson, Alex Cutler, Tyler Woolard, Michael L. Clayton and Chelsy Clayton. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers: Irvin Everett, McOctis (Odis) Everett, Mayhew Everett, Glenn Everett and Loris Everett.  The Eborn family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ and at other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Eborn family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Wednesday, September 26, 2007)

Hattie Gibbs Eborn

Mrs. Hattie Gibbs Ebron, 85, of 411 Keyesville Road, Washington, died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at the home of her daughter, 106 Frederick Road, Chocowinity.  A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Howard Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Washington, with Elder James A. Cobb officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Washington.  Mrs. Ebron was born in Beaufort County on Aug. 22, 1922. She was the daughter of the late Sam and Sarah Wilkins Gibbs. She attended the Beaufort County Schools. She was married to John Henry Ebron, who preceded her in death. She had been employed with Hamilton Beach Co., Washington. She was a lifelong member of Howard Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Washington, where she served as superintendent of the Sunday school, president of senior choir, member of home mission and Mother of the church.  Survivors include three daughters, Carrie Ebron Brown of Norfolk, Va., Virginia Ebron of Williamston and Edna Ebron Reddick of Chocowinity; four sons, John Ebron Jr. of Norfolk, Va., Lonnie Ebron of Philadelphia, Pa., and James Ebron and Cecil Ebron, both of Washington; one sister, Annie Cobbs of Washington; 24 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Ann Wilson and three sons, Pearlie Ebron, Jesse Earl Ebron and Moses Ebron.  The family will receive friends today from 7-8 p.m. at Howard Hill Free Will Baptist Church, Washington, and other times at the home.  Arrangements are by Randolph Funeral Home, 219 N. Bonner St., Washington.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Thursday, July 3, 2008)

Lillian Leggett Edelen

Lillian Leggett Edelen, age 96, of Dacula, GA and formerly of Washington, NC passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Mrs. Edelen was a member of Mother of Mercy Catholic Church and the North Carolina Mayflower Society. She is survived by her 2 sons, Philip Neale Edelen and wife Myrna of Dacula, GA, and Ernest Franklin Edelen and wife Sandy of Canon City, CO; 1 daughter, Virginia Barrow-Williams and husband Phil of Atlantic Beach, FL; 8 grandchildren, Robin E. Jungbluth, Tracy E. Stowe, Joe Edelen, Erica E. Attard, Chris Edelen, Robert Edelen, John Barrow and Margaret B. Lyle; 10 great-grandchildren, Shelby, Allison, Hazel, Asher, Norah, Mazy, Lauren, Colin, Logan and Evan; 2 sisters, Elanor L. Clark of Grimesland, NC and Maggie L. Davenport of Washington, NC; 3 brothers, Allen Leggett, Robbie Leggett and Rickie Leggett all of Washington, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Franklin Edelen; 2 brothers, John Leggett and Kemp Leggett.  Funeral Services will be held 10:30 am Friday, June 13, 2014 at Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, 112 W. 9th Street, Washington, NC 27889. Father Brendan J. Buckler will be officiating. Interment will be held at Pamlico Memorial Gardens, 161 Avon Ave., Washington, NC 27889. The family will receive friends 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Hillside Funeral Service and Cremations.  (Hillside Funeral Home)

Annette Noble Edmondson

MANTEO - Annette Noble Edmondson, 60, died July 23, 2003 at her residence. Mrs. Edmondson, born in Belhaven, N.C. was employed with Dare County as a receptionist. She had 29 years of service with Dare County having also served with the School Board, the Health Department and Animal Control. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Roanoke Island Order of Eastern Star No. 79 and was a Sunday School teacher. She was the daughter of Nellie Douglas Noble of Manteo and the late Arleigh Baxter Noble.  Mrs. Edmondson is survived by her husband, Maurice Phelps ''Phelpie'' Edmondson of the residence; two daughters, Donna E. Elliott and husband Mike of Kill Devil Hills, N.C. and Carol Edmondson of Manteo; three brothers, Billy Noble of Manteo, Richmond Noble of Belhaven, N.C. and Wade Noble of Yorktown, Va.; and two grandchildren, Brooke and Michael Elliott.  A Service of Remembrance will be held at Manteo Baptist Church on Sunday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Ronnie Midgett officiating.  Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo, is assisting the family with arrangements.  (The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA) – July 24, 2003)

Audrey Windley Edmondson

Audrey Windley Edmondson, age 96, a resident of Kill Devil Hills, NC, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014. A celebration of her life will be at 11 am, Thursday, June 12 at Bath Christian Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall. Burial will be private.  (Hillside Funeral Home)

Addie Mae Edwards

Mrs. Addie Mae Edwards, age 74, a former resident of Washington, died Sunday, February 04, 2007 at Britthaven Nursing Home of Washington.  A funeral service will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington officiated by George Daniels. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. Lonnie Woolard, Tyler Harding, Rodney Harris, Lee Edwards, Will Harris, Craig Harding, Larry Edwards and Derick Edwards will serve as pallbearers.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Craven County on May 28, 1932 daughter of the late Wilbur Raines and the late Lala Raines. She attended Craven County schools and continued her education at Beaufort Technical College and received her Nursing Assistant degree. She married Raphuel Edwards on April 2, 1949 who preceded her in death on June 26, 1999. Mrs. Edwards was a member of West End Baptist Church.  Survivors include three sons: Ray E. Edwards and wife Gail of Washington, Larry Edwards and wife Delore of Chocowinity and Alfred Edwards and wife Elaine of Washington; four daughters: Gloria Lucas and husband Phil of Dunn, Carolyn Woolard McCutcheon and husband Alan of Washington, Linda Spivey and husband Lee of Chocowinity and Beverly Clark and husband Bobby of Chocowinity; a daughter-in-law Grace Edwards Mills of Grimesland; 22 grandchildren: Dawn Davis, Camille Norris, Larry Edwards Jr., Fynetta Garcia, Derick Edwards, Robbie Mason, Kathy Bauer, Will Harris, Rodney Harris, Lonnie Woolard Jr., Tina Alligood, Heather Wallace, Kevin McCutcheon, Amy McCutcheon, Kelly Hewitt, Stacy McConville, Tyler Harding, Craig Harding Shyanne Harding, Michael Spivey and Ashley Clark; 26 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by a son; Danny Edwards, two grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.  The family will receive friends on Monday February 5, 2007 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Edwards family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Monday, February 5, 2007)

Alma Clark Woolard Edwards

Mrs. Alma Clark Woolard Edwards, age 93, a resident of 185 Archibald Road, Washington and formerly of 5834 US Hwy. 264 East, died Wednesday December 1, 2010 at her home.  A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday December 4, 2010 at Oakdale Cemetery officiated by Rev. Sam Grist. William “Ack” Woolard, Jr., Lloyd Woolard, Jr., Jerry Woolard, Clifton Fulford, Sr., Stuart Ricks and Hunter Sutton will serve as pallbearers. Clifton Fulford, Jr. will serve as honorary pallbearer.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on August 18, 1917, daughter of the late Wilson Clark and Nancy Alligood Clark Hollis. On December 6, 1933, she married Lloyd “Buddy” F. Woolard who preceded her in death in 1952. Later, she married Jake Edwards who preceded her in death in 1975. Mrs. Edwards was a member of the Alligood Church of God where she was a former member of the choir and a Sunday School teacher. She was an avid gardener, loved yard work, enjoyed sewing, quilting and cooking.  Mrs. Edwards is survived by her son: William “Ack” Woolard, Sr. of the home and his wife, Ann; her stepdaughter: Evelyn E. Edwards formerly of Blounts Creek; her brothers: Fred Hollis of Blounts Creek and “Tucker” Hollis of Washington; her sisters: Nancy Hollis and Peggy H. Woolard both of Washington; seven grandchildren including three special granddaughters: Alma Kay W. Mizell, Monica Fulford and Bobbie Jo Ricks; 15 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren. In addition to her spouses and parents, she is preceded in death by an infant daughter; son, Lloyd “Wobble” Woolard, Sr. and his wife, Mildred; her step father, Harmon J. Hollis, four brothers, four sisters, a grandson, John C. Woolard and a great granddaughter, Tiffany Rubado.  Mrs. Edwards was a caregiver to her loved ones that have since passed on. She lovingly gave of herself to those less fortunate and instilled her Christian values in her children and grandchildren.  The family will receive friends at the home located at 185 Archibald Road, Washington.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to be serving the Edwards Family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Alvin McCoy Edwards

Mr. Alvin McCoy Edwards, 90, a former resident of Washington died Friday May 8, 2009 in Greenwood, South Carolina.  A graveside funeral service will be held 2:00PM Monday May 11, 2009 at Oakdale Cemetery.  Mr. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on April 6, 1919 son of the late William John Edwards and Eugenia Gertrude Mallison Edwards. On June 28, 1970, Mr. Edwards married Connie Bateman Edwards, who preceded him in death on May 18, 2006. Mr. Edwards worked in Sales. He was a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church of Bear Grass and was one of the original members of the First Church of Christ of Washington, where Mr. Edwards served as Secretary/Treasurer and as a Sunday school teacher.  Mr. Edwards is survived by four daughters: Emma J. Gresham of Greenwood, SC, Frances Jackson of Washington, Catherine L. Boyd of Pinetown and Freida Ann Edwards of Chocowinity, a son: Charles M. Edwards of Washington, a sister: Helen Whitley, eleven grandchildren, twenty one great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.  In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by two brothers; Carl M. Edwards and William J. Edwards Jr. and two sisters; Ola Louise Toler and Calalilly Mixon.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Edwards family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Sunday, May 10, 2009)

Amanda Jones Edwards

Mrs. Amanda Jones Edwards, age 89, a resident of 485 Bragaw Lane, Chocowinity, died Monday November 27, 2006 at Beaufort County Hospital.  A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday November 30, 2006 at the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home of Washington officiated by D.J. Maxey. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  Todd Boyd, Jeff Brame, Shawn Harding, Don Hill, Jamie Stokes and Jimmy Stokes will serve as pallbearers.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on October 9, 1917, daughter of the late Azriah Jones and Lucinda Clark Jones. On March 6, 1933, she married Elmer Lacy Edwards who preceded her in death on December 25, 1990. Mrs. Edwards was a member of Haw Branch Church of Christ. She was a homemaker and her hobby was gardening.  She is survived by her daughter: Frankie Edwards of Chocowinity; her son: O’Brien Edwards and his wife, Jill of Durham; her grandchildren: Bryan Edwards and his wife, Rosemary; Roslyn Foreman and her husband, Ben; Barbara Lyn Rozenboom and her husband, Doug; her great grandchildren: Thomas Edwards, Sarah Edwards, Bill Foreman, Hank Foreman, Carter Rozenboom and Hollie Rozenboom and a long time special friend, Audrey Jones.  In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her brother: Jack Lester Clark and her sister: Gladys Jones Gurkin.  The family will receive friends 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Thursday at Paul Funeral Home in Washington.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Edwards Family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Wednesday, November 29, 2006)

Annie Dixon Edwards

Annie “Jean” Dixon Edwards, age 77, a resident of 3303 NC 92 East, Bath, died Sunday, February 14, 2010 at University Health Systems Inpatient Hospice.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, February 17, 2010 in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service with Dennis R. Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Donald Cutler, Julian Cutler, Ernie Everett, Kevin Everett, Earl Jordan and Horace Waters will serve as pallbearers. Members of the Pinetown Rescue Squad and EMS will serve as honorary pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington, NC.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on October 5, 1932 to William Jasper and Elizabeth Godley Dixon. She was married to Robert Mills “Red” Edwards who preceded her in death on May 18, 1999. Jean was a homemaker and formerly owned and operated the Midway Grocery and Trade Post. She was known as “The Cake Lady”. Jean was a member of Everett’s Church of Christ where she had been the organist, sang in the choir, was a member of the Everett’s Ladies Aid and the Bath Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.   She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Gail Jefferson of the home, and three grandchildren, Robert Mobley, Bradley Baker and Buster Elks Baker, Jr. and her devoted friend, Virginia Everett.  In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, William Mobley and Beverly Baker.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Tuesday, February 16, 2010)

Annie Helen Zelinsky Edwards

Mrs. Annie Helen Zelinsky Edwards, age 89, a resident of 1031 C.B.H. Lodge Road, Washington, died Sunday, February 6, 2011 at Beaufort County Medical Center in Washington.  Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, conducted by Pastor Chris Leak.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Grassville, Va. on June 2, 1921. She was the daughter of the late John Sabastian Zelinsky and Mary Vdjovack Zelinsky. At age 44, Mrs. Edwards graduated from Beaufort County Community College under Mrs. Katie Paul as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked at Beaufort County Hospital from 1965 to 1995 as an L.P.N. Mrs. Edwards and her husband once owned County Rulane Gas Company.  On June 3, 1940, she married Earl O. Edwards, who preceded her in death, May 30, 1956. Mrs. Edwards’ friend, J. Calvin Norman, preceded her in death in 1971.  Survivors include her daughter, Marie E. Boyd of the home; her grandson, Chris K. Boyd and wife Ann of Washington; her granddaughter, Cheryl B. Thompson and husband, Devin of Grimesland; and her four great grandchildren, Christopher and Rebecca Boyd of Tarboro, Morgan and Kendall Thompson of Grimesland.  In addition to her parents, husband, and friend, Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by four brothers, John, Joe, Tony and Andy Zelinsky; her sister, Mary Z. Walker and two siblings at birth.  The family will receive friends after the service at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Audrey G. Edwards

Audrey G. Edwards, a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, went to be with the Lord March 24, 2008. She was born in Washington, NC on August 5, 1923 and was the widow of William J. Edwards, Jr. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and touched many lives through her Christian love that exemplified the God she served.  She is survived by a son, Stephen Edwards and wife, Debra; daughter, Cheryl Kenefick; three grandchildren, Tammy Bowen and husband, Adam; Melissa Kenefick and Kyle Edwards; great grandson, Jonathan Gilbert; brother, James Roberson, Jr. and two sisters, Muriel Gurganus and Glenis Andreoli.  The funeral will be held 11:00 AM Friday March 28, 2008 in Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach. The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 27, 2008 from 7:00-9:00 PM.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Friday, March 28, 2008)

Barbara Taylor Edwards

Mrs. Barbara Taylor Edwards, age 69, a resident of 756 NC Hwy 33 West, Chocowinity, NC died Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.  A funeral service will be held 2:00p.m. Friday, September 14, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington officiated by Rev. George Jones.  Mrs. Edwards was born on December 18, 1942 in Beaufort County to the late Ralph Taylor and Magalene Sutton Taylor. She was a graduate of Chocowinity High School. On February 18, 1961, she married Clarence R. Edwards, who survives. Mrs. Edwards worked for the past fifteen years at Unique Gifts and Framing in Washington. She was an active member of Chocowinity United Methodist Church where she was also a member of the church choir and the United Methodist Women.  In addition to her husband of the home, Mrs. Edwards is survived by a son, Timothy Edwards of San Francisco, California.  The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.  The Edwards family wishes to offer special thanks to the ICU staff at Vidant Beaufort Hospital for the care and concern they received.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Charles C. Edwards, Sr.

Mr. Charles C. “Skipper” Edwards, Sr., age 67, a resident of 105 Waterside Dr., Bath, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014.  Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and will be conducted by Rev. Curtis White. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Bill Slade, Billy Bunn, Chris Bunn, Leon Wingate, Starley Stell, C.M. Cartwright, Billy Hill and Shelton Williams will serve as pallbearers. Walt Davis, Raymond Styons, John Holt, Pearson Chrismon, Vernon Godley and Harold Ormond will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Mr. Edwards was born on October 31, 1946 in Beaufort County to late Carl and Lillian Guthrie Edwards. He was a 1965 graduate of John A. Wilkinson High School and received a B.S. in applied mathematics from NC State in 1969. On July 7, 1968 he married Mary Lynn Gurganus who survives. He served in the United States Army as a captain from 1969 until 1975, was retired as the engineering maintenance manager with PCS Phosphate and was a member of Bath Christian Church.  Survivors include his wife Mary G. Edwards of the home, two daughters, Tina Edwards Clark and husband Charles of Bath, Anita Edwards Rayburn and husband Greg of Washington, one son, Chip Edwards and wife Mandy of Washington, four grandchildren, Curby Clark, Alexia Clark, Gavin Rayburn and Connor Edwards, two sisters, Carlene Styons and husband Raymond of Roper, Wanda Williams and husband Shelton of Belhaven and one sister in law, Peggy Bunn and husband Chris of Bath.  The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Mark Beamer and the staff and nurses of Rivertrace Nursing Center.  The family will receive friends at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Charlotte Faye Boyd Edwards

Mrs. Charlotte Faye Boyd Edwards, age 71 a resident of Chocowinity, died Thursday, December 24, 2009.  Funeral services will be 11:00 am Monday, December 28, 2009 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and will be conducted by Rev. Henry Horne.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on July 16, 1938 to the late Noah Eleaster Boyd and Myrtle Ruth Carrow Boyd who survives. She married I.H. Edwards, Jr. who survives. She was retired from Stanadyne and had also worked for National Spinning. Mrs. Edwards was a member of Union Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.  Survivors include her husband, I.H. Edwards, Jr. of the home; two sons, Anthony Glenn Edwards of Chocowinity, Vernon Scott Edwards and wife Marion of Chocowinity; one brother, Jerry R. Boyd of Tampa, Florida; three sisters, Brenda Purser and husband Donald of Chocowinity, Barbara Pantaleo and husband James of Chocowinity, Patricia Boyd of Chocowinity; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by three brothers, Rondell Boyd, Ted Cleve Boyd and Roger Dale Boyd.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Sunday, December 27, 2009 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.   (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Sunday, December 27, 2009)

Connie Bateman Edwards

Mrs. Connie Bateman Edwards, 95, of 345 Compaz Road, Chesapeake, Va., and formerly of Creswell and Bear Grass, died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at Maryview Hospital, Portsmouth, Va.  A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, with Dolan Baker officiating. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Onslow County on March 20, 1911. She was the daughter of the late Linwood and Lillie Ambrose Bateman. She was married to Alvin McCoy Edwards, who preceded her in death June 29, 1970. She was a homemaker and owner/operator of Connie’s Grocery and Grill in Bear Grass.  Survivors include two sons, Ronald Darrell Alexander and Rudolph Harrell Alexander, both of Suffolk, Va.; one sister, Evelyn Collins of Edenton; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by one son, Archie Coleman Alexander and three sisters, Lillie Jane Haire, Inez Davenport and Margaret Haire.  Arrangements are by Paul Funeral Home, Washington.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Friday, May 19, 2006)

Danny Dru Edwards

Mr. Danny Dru Edwards, age 59, a resident of 9720 Highway 306 South, Aurora, died Friday, March 5, 2010.  A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington, conducted by Pastor Melvin Haas.  The following will serve as pallbearers: Harold Lewis, Frankie Jones, Frankie Bright, Ken Young, Bobby Mitchell, and Britt Mitchell.  Mr. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on January 1, 1951. He was the son of Myrna Ruth Walls Edwards Cadwell and the late Hertford Harding Edwards. Mr. Edwards worked in construction as a pipefitter/welder.  On January 18, 1985, Mr. Edwards married the former Jessie Bonner, who survives.  Mr. Edwards is survived by his wife, Jessie Bonner Edwards of the home; two sons, Dru Edward Franklin of Ernul, Joshua Bryan Edwards of the home; his mother and step father, Myrna Ruth Walls Edwards Cadwell and George H. Cadwell of Gilead Shores; three sisters, Peggy Ruth Bright and her husband, Frankie of Chocowinity, Debra Gail Clark and her husband, Michael of Blounts Creek, Mona Joy Fleming and her friend, Charles Morton of Bayboro; two brothers, Michael Earl Edwards and his wife, Dale of Blounts Creek, Gregory Dale Edwards of Blounts Creek; three step brothers, George Harold Cadwell III of Hernando, FL, John Frederick Cadwell of Orange Park, FL, Charles Hardee Cadwell and his wife, Cindy of Raleigh; two step sisters, Elizabeth Ann Price of Orange Park, FL, Catherine Sarah Wills and her husband, Dr. Greg Wills of LaGrange, KY; father in law and mother in law, Bryan and Mertie Bonner of Aurora; brother in law, Bryan Bonner, Jr. and his wife, Jenny of Washington; sister in law, Sharon Bonner Tripp and her husband, Jay of Blounts Creek; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his father, Hertford Harding Edwards and his son, Daniel Earl Edwards.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Monday, March 8, 2010 at Paul Funeral Home, Washington and other times at the home, 9720 Hwy 306 South, Aurora.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Sunday, March 7, 2010)

Elbert E. Edwards

Rev. Elbert E. Edwards, 82, May 27.  Funeral 2 p.m., Saturday, Memorial Free Will Baptist Church, Chocowinity.  Arrangements by Paul Funeral Home, Washington.  (The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) – May 28, 1999)

Ernest Robert Edwards, Jr.

Mr. Ernest Robert Edwards Jr., 61, a resident of 56 Burbage Road, Bath, and formerly of Greenville, died at his home. A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Edwards cemetery in Chocowinity. Arrangements are by Pamlico Funeral and Cremation Service of Washington.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Tuesday, November 8, 2011)

Ernest Robert Edwards, Jr., age 61 a resident of 56 Burbage Road, Bath, NC died at his home after a long illness.  A graveside service will be held 3:00PM Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the Edwards Cemetery in Chocowinity.  Mr. Edwards was born in Beaufort County March 28, 1950 the son of the late Ernest Robert Edwards, Sr. and Mildred Hudson Edwards. He was a retired contractor and had owned Edwards Construction Company until his retirement. Robert as he was known by his friends and family served his country in the United States Army. He had a great love for fishing and hunting.  He is survived by two sons, Glenn "Junior" Adams of Grimesland and Robbie Edwards of Raleigh; three sisters, Irene E. Jones and husband Kenneth of Chocowinity; Nan E. Miles and husband Ralph of Belhaven; and Linda E. Keech and husband Terry of Bath; five grandchildren, four nieces and one nephew.  Pamlico Funeral and Cremation Service of Washington is serving the Edwards family.  (Pamlico Funeral & Cremation Service)

Frankie Moore Edwards

Mrs. Frankie Moore Edwards, 81, a resident of 2919 NC Hwy. 33 East, Chocowinity, NC died Sunday March 17, 2013 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, NC.  A funeral service will be held 2 PM Wednesday March 20, 2013 at Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church of Blounts Creek officiated by Pastor Melvin Haas. Burial will follow in Ecklin Cemetery. Earl Rascoe, David Maine, Mike Clark, Doug Crumpler, Doug McRoy and Curtis Avery will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends 7 pm to 8:30 pm Tuesday March 19, 2013 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and other times at the home.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on June 28, 1931 daughter of the late Alonza and Annie Clark Moore. She was a 1950 graduate of Chocowinity High School and married George Arthur Edwards on July 14, 1950 who survives. Mrs. Edwards was a member of Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church and had been very involved in many aspects of her church. She never met a stranger, loved her church and family and was devoted to them.  Surviving along with her husband Arthur of the home is a daughter: Gail Koffman and her husband Robert of Silver Spring, MD; a sister: Faye Brame of Chocowinity and two sisters-in-law: Lola Gregory of Elizabethtown, KY and Louise Edwards of Washington. Mrs. Edwards was predeceased by two brothers: James R. "Jimmy" Moore and Ronald J. Moore and a sister: Edna Chandler.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Gregory Dale Edwards

Mr. Gregory Dale “The Dude” Edwards, age 56, a resident of 4128 Gilead Shores Road, Blounts Creek, NC died Friday morning January 11, 2013 at Inpatient Hospice in Greenville.  Mr. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on August 10, 1956, son of Myrna Ruth Walls and the late, Hertford Harding Edwards.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by his step-father: George H. Cadwell, Jr.; his sisters: Peggy Ruth Bright of Chocowinity, Deborah Gail Clark of Blounts Creek and Mona Joy Fleming of Bridgeton; his brothers: Michael E. Edwards of Blounts Creek; his step-sisters: Catherine Sarah Wills of LaGrange, KY and Elizabeth Ann Cadwell of Crystal River, FL; his step-brothers: George H. Cadwell, III of Crystal River, FL, John F. Cadwell of Orange Park, FL and Charles H. Cadwell of Raleigh. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews too numerous to count. He is also preceded in death by his brother: Daniel D. Edwards.  The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM on Saturday January 12, 2013 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington. A celebration meal will be held at Ephesus FWB Church on a date to be announced.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

 Grover Allen Edwards

Mr. Grover Allen Edwards, age 77, a resident of 756 Old Bath Highway, Washington died Thursday October 2, 2008 at his home.  A graveside service was held 3:00 PM Sunday, October 5, 2008 at Oakdale Cemetery officiated by Dr. Jimmy Moore. Trevor Allen Edwards, Robert Davis Edwards, James Menke, John Robert Hill, III, Ed Cherry, Ryan Hill and Daren Hill served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Timberlake-Baraca Sunday School class.  Mr. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on August 9, 1931. He was the son of the late Clyde Robert Edwards and Alice Mixon Edwards. On March 5, 1955 he married the former Joyth Hill. Mr. Edwards served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked as a buyer with Rumley Auto Parts. Mr. Edwards was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Timberlake-Baraca Sunday School class.  Mr. Edwards is survived by his wife, Joyth of the home; two sons, Grover Allen Edwards, II and his wife Bambi Smith Edwards of New Bern and Robert Kemp Edwards and his wife Teresa S. Edwards of Creedmoor, NC; a sister, Velma E. Parvin of Washington; three grandchildren, Trevor Allen Edwards and his wife, Shannon W. Edwards, Terri Edwards Menke and her husband, James Menke, and Robert Davis Edwards; six great grandchildren, Seth G. Gartin, Jayden E. Menke, Alaina A. Menke, Madison E. Edwards, Emily B. Edwards and McKenzie G. Edwards.  The family received friends from 1:30 PM to 2:45 PM Sunday, October 5, 2008 at Paul Funeral Home and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Edwards family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Monday, October 6, 2008)

Guy Lester Edwards

WASHINGTON - Guy Lester Edwards, 73, died September 11 at Beaufort County Hospital.  Funeral services were held September 13 from the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home, Washington, conducted by Tony Krantz and Travis Boyd.  Burial was in Oakdale Cemetery with military honors.  Born in Beaufort County on November 27, 1930, he was the son of the late Ottis Mayhue Edwards and Fannie Lewis Edwards.  He was a retired first aid and safety supervisor with Brown & Root.  Later he was associated with Ada's Upholstery Shop.  In 1954 Mr. Edwards married the former Lillie Mae Alligood who survives.  Mr. Edwards served in the U.S. Army during World War II.  He was a member of the Charitable Brotherhood Lodge, the American Legion and the Beaver Dam Church of Christ.  He was an honorary member of the Washington Fire Department and Washington Rescue Squad and a former member of the Improved Order of Red Men, Tau Tribe #18.  Surviving with his wife are two sons: Lester Earl Edwards of Newport and Danny Ray Edwards and his wife Missy of Washington; five grandchildren: Brandon E. Edwards, Kyle Edwards, Justin Edwards, Melinda Edwards, and Gennifer Edwards, all of Florida; one brother, Mayhue Edwards and wife Madge of Washington; and two sisters: Margaret "Penny" Nelson and husband William "Bill" Edwards of Chocowinity, and Gladys Edwards of New Bern.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Baker.  Arrangements by Paul Funeral Home of Washington.  (The Coastland Times [Manteo, NC] - Thursday, September 16, 2004; pg. 12A)

Hazel Lilley Edwards

WASHINGTON - Mrs. Hazel Lilley Edwards, 90, of Washington, died Thursday in Britthaven.  Mrs. Edwards was a member of Memorial Free Will Baptist Church in Chocowinity.  A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Oakdale Cemetery by the Rev. Owen Arthur. Arrangements are being handled by Paul Funeral Home of Washington.  Mrs. Edwards is survived by her husband, Hubert of the home; a daughter, Gail E. Surles of Fayetteville; three sisters, Laura F. Jarvis and Josephine ''Teenie'' Haddock, both of Washington, and Jane Shauble of Ozark, Ala.; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  (The Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, NC) – January 26, 2002)

Hubert Earl Edwards

Mr. Hubert Earl Edwards, 76, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2008.  A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 15, 2008 at Oakdale Cemetery with Pastor Dennis Barber officiating.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Friday, March 14, 2008 at Hillside Funeral Service and other times at Don and Brenda Edwards, 201 East 14th St., Washington.  Hubert Earl was born September 16, 1931 to the late Louis Guy and Sallie Holland Edwards.  He was a native of Beaufort County and a lifelong resident of Washington.  For a number of years, he was employed as a motorcycle mechanic at Talley Implement Co and later as a plumber. Hubert Earl was an avid boatsman and fisherman, and had a great love of animals, especially dogs.    He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Pauline W. Edwards; two sons, Don W. Edwards and wife, Brenda of Washington, and Terry R. Edwards and wife, Nancy of Columbia; one daughter, Tracey E. Barrow and husband, Greg of Yeatesville; grandchildren, Mike Edwards, Lorie Bailey, Jessica Edwards, Clay Edwards, Misty Woolard and Joshua Barrow; step-grandchildren, Greg and Catherine Barrow, Tiffany Griffis and Chris Carpenter; and great-grandchildren, Abigail Oden,  and Kaylon Gunter.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Friday, March 14, 2008)

Ida Mary Brantley Edwards

SPARTANBURG, SC - On November 24, 2008, Ida Mary Brantley Edwards of 1065 Maryland Avenue went to be with her Lord and Savior. A native of Aurora, North Carolina, she was born July 8, 1909 to Robert and Ida Brantley. She was a member of the Methodist Church of Aurora, NC.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Wallace Edwards.  Left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Bea and Ray Dillard of Spartanburg, a grandson Ray Dillard, Jr. and wife Terri, a grandson Lee Dillard and wife Kathy, a granddaughter Brantlee Dillard Fulmer and husband Danny. Great grandchildren Ray Dillard, III, Anna Claire Dillard, Mary Katherine Dillard, Emma Grace Dillard and Zane Fulmer, all of Spartanburg.  She was the matriarch of her family and held in high esteem and affectionately called “Grandma” by many that knew her and loved her.  A ceremony of celebration and thanksgiving for the life she led and the lives she touched will be held Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Paul Funeral Home in Washington, North Carolina. Receiving of friends will begin at 10 a.m., with the service to follow at 11 a.m.  The family is at the home, 1065 Maryland Ave., Spartanburg, SC  She will be dearly missed.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Edwards family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Friday, November 28, 2008)

James Daniel Edwards, Sr.

HAMPTON - James Daniel Edwards, Sr., 63, of Hampton died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1996. Born in Beaufort County, N.C., he had been a Hampton resident for 33 years. He retired as a route salesman for Marva Maid after 30 years.  Mr. Edwards is survived by his wife, Mildred E. Edwards; his daughter, Sheila Krug, and her husband, Tony, of Newport News; his sons, James Daniel Edwards Jr., and his wife, Margaret, of Hampton and Robert Dale Edwards Sr., and his wife, Deborah K., of Hampton; his brother, Arthur Leo Edwards of Salisbury, Md.; and eight grandchildren.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel by Capt. Doug Browing. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.  (Daily Press (Newport News, VA) – November 7, 1996; pg. C4)

James Thelbert Edwards, Sr.

Mr. James Thelbert Edwards, Sr., age 67, a resident of 456 Moores Beach Road, Chocowinity, NC passed away Monday February 6, 2012 at his home.  A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Friday February 10, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington officiated by Evangelist Chris Dallas. Burial will follow in the Edwards Family Cemetery on Moores Beach Road. Donald Miller, Michael Alligood, Jesse Edwards, Kenneth Edwards, Eddie Edwards and Merritt West will serve as pallbearers.  Mr. Edwards was born in Pitt County on March 24, 1944 son of the late Thelbert Bell Edwards and the late Alice Elizabeth Mae Edwards. He attended Beaufort County Schools and continued his education at Beaufort County Community College. On May 25, 1965 he married the former Laura Frances Alligood who survives. Mr. Edwards was a designer for Singer Furniture Co. and retired in 1998. He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church of Simpson.  Surviving along with Mr. Edwards’ wife Laura of the home are six daughters: Marie Sparks and her husband Randy of Vanceboro, Lynn McKeel and her husband Donald of Grantsboro, Lisa Briley and her husband Russell of Bethel, Michelle Alligood of the home, Amanda Alligood of Washington and Ashley Alligood of Washington; three sons: James T. “J.T.” Edwards, Jr. and his wife Christy of Vanceboro, Michael Alligood and his wife Melinda of Aulander and Donald Miller and his wife Frances of Chocowinity; three sisters: Ann Edwards and Claudia Wallace both of Washington and Pat Faulk of Sanford; nine brothers: Earl Edwards of Grimesland, Eddie Edwards of Chocowinity, Bobby Edwards of Chocowinity, Johnny Edwards of Washington, Jesse Edwards of Chocowinity, Steve Hartley of Vanceboro, Karl Hartley of Chocowinity, Jay West of Vanceboro and Merritt West of Washington and eleven grandchildren. Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by a grandson: Christopher Lynn Edwards; a sister: Clarice Sullivan and two brothers: Randell Edwards and Darrell Edwards.  The family will receive friends 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday February 9, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and other times at the home located at 456 Moores Beach Road, Chocowinity.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

John Robert Edwards, Jr.

Mr. John Robert Edwards, Jr., age 67, a resident of Chocowinity, NC died Monday May 6, 2013 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington, NC.  A graveside funeral service with masonic rites will be held 2 p.m. Thursday May 9, 2013 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens of Washington officiated by Rev. Owen Arthur.  The family will receive friends 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday May 8, 2013 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.  Mr. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on November 10, 1945 son of the late John Robert Edwards, Sr. and the late Mimcie Mills Edwards. He was a 1964 graduate of Chocowinity High School and earned his associate degree in engineering at Gastonia Community College. Mr. Edwards married the former Janie Llewellyn Rawls on July 16, 1971 who survives. He was a retired Assistant Resident Engineer with the North Carolina Department of Transportation in Craven County. Mr. Edwards was a member of Memorial Free Will Baptist Church of Chocowinity and Washington Masonic Lodge 675.  Surviving along with Mr. Edwards' wife Janie of the home are two daughters: Leesa Oliver Mann of Chocowinity and Belinda E. Adams and husband Kevin of Greenville; a son: John Heywood Edwards and wife Michelle of Chocowinity; three sisters: Madlyn Perry and Celia Harding both of Chocowinity and Jane Worsley of Washington and a granddaughter: Bethany "Doodles" Oliver of Chocowinity.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Johnie Jones Edwards

HAMPTON - Johnie Jones Edwards, 53, died Friday, Sept. 7, in Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News.  A native of Chocowinity, N.C., Mr. Edwards had been a Peninsula resident for nine months. He retired from the Air Force in 1975 after 20 years. After retiring he worked at Cessna Aircraft in Wichita, Kan. from 1975 until 1985.  Mr. Edwards was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Amarillo, Texas.  Survivors include his wife, Bethel Lu Edwards; three daughters, Tonya J. Baldwin of Chicago, Terri M. Edwards of Hampton and Tama J. Edwards of Phoenix, Ariz.; one son, Tim L. Edwards of Hampton; his mother, Maggie F. Edwards of Hampton; two brothers, James D. Edwards of Hampton and A. Leo Edwards of Salisbury, Md.; and three grandchildren.  A graveside service was conducted Monday in Parklawn Memorial Park by the Rev. Kenneth W. Newsome.  R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home was in charge.  (Daily Press (Newport News, VA) – September 11, 1990; pg. B2)

Larry Josh Edwards

Mr. Larry Josh Edwards, age 66, a resident of 1174 Black Oak Drive, Grimesland, died Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice.  Memorial services will be 3:00 pm Friday, January 10, 2014 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington, conducted by Pastor J. T. Edwards.  Mr. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on April 28, 1947 to the late Charlie and Julia Clark Edwards. He was a self-employed carpenter.  Survivors include one son, Chris Edwards and wife Mary Jo of Grimesland, three brothers, Michael Edwards of Grimesland, Don Edwards of High Point, Dwight Edwards of Chocowinity, two sisters, Christine Hill of Newport and Judy Edwards, a grandson, Clint Edwards and a great grandchild, Maddie Edwards.  Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by one son, Clark Edwards and one brother Louis Edwards.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Leah Windley Edwards

Mrs. Leah Pauline Windley Edwards, age 80, a resident of E. 14th St, Washington, NC, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 surrounded by her family. A graveside celebration of her life will be at 1:00 PM, Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Oakdale Cemetery officiated by Pastor Lee. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Hillside Funeral Service and Cremations, 4500 Hwy 264 E, Washington, NC.   Mrs. Edwards was born in Beaufort County on January 30, 1932 daughter of Alton Windley and Leah Braddy Windley. Leah worked as a custodian for First Baptist Church of Washington for over 20 years and her compassion for helping others lead her to become a Certified Nursing Assistant in 1989. In 1948 she married Hubert Earl Edwards who preceded her in death. She was a member of 15th St. Church of God. Leah was a loving mother, grandmother and sister who will be missed by all.  Mrs. Edwards is survived by her sons, Donald Wayne Edwards and his wife Brenda of Washington and Terry Ray Edwards and his wife Nancy of Columbia, her daughter, Tracey Edwards Barrow and her husband Greg of Bath, two brothers, six sisters, 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.  In addition to her husband Leah was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.  (Hillside Funeral Service)

Lillian Mae Bell Edwards

WASHINGTON - Mrs. Lillian Mae Bell Edwards, 80, of Washington, died at her home Saturday afternoon, May 13.  Mrs. Edwards was born in Beaufort County, daughter of the late Redden C. and Bessie Arnold Bell. She married Carl Mizzelle Edwards on December 2, 1933, who preceded her in death June 26, 1993.  Mrs. Edwards was a homemaker and farmer.  She was a member of the Unity Church of Christ, Washington.  Survivors include two sons: Melvin Edwards and Thomas Edwards, both of Manteo; four daughters: LeRee E. Jones of Cary, Sylvia E. Mish of Washington, Lynette Hales of Goldsboro and Karla Weatherly of Emerald Isle; four brothers: Roger Bell of Havelock, Jasper Bell of Morehead City, Mayhue Bell of Greenville, S.C., and Devon Bell of Washington; 12 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, one great-grandchild and five step-great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by three brothers: Cleo Bell, R.C. Bell, Jr. and Dalton Bell; and one sister, Ruth Southard.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the family plot in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington conducted by the Rev. Jerry Stephenson and the Rev. Mike Dixon.  Arrangements by Paul Funeral Home, Washington.  (The Coastland Times (Manteo, NC) - Tuesday, May 16, 1995)

Linier L. Edwards

VIRGINIA BEACH - Linier L. Edwards 83, went to be with the Lord on October 2, 2006. He was born on June 14, 1923 in Chocowinity, North Carolina to the late Isaac and Estelle Edwards. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy serving during WWII, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam Conflict, retiring after 30 years as a Lieutenant Commander. Linier’s second career was as the owner of Bay Area Realty and was a broker for more than 18 years. He enjoyed his computer and loved to read. Linier was a wonderful story teller and was in the process of writing his life’s story with the help of his granddaughter. Linier was a loving and devoted husband, father, grand and great grandfather who will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter Amy Edwards Wells. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 59 years, Eula “Jackie” Edwards of Virginia Beach and his daughters, Brenda Bodine and Cassie Allen; 2 grandchildren, Eric Shoulders and Stephanie Allen-Abreu and 2 great grandchildren, Ashley Booth- Shoulders and Liv Irie Shoulders and a host of friends. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in Rosewood Memorial Park, 601 N. Witchduck Road in Virginia Beach by Reverend Joseph Olsen. The family will receive friends in Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel from 12 - 1 p.m. prior to services.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Thursday, October 5, 2006)

Lorraine Eden Edwards

Lorraine Eden Edwards (Lorrie) died peacefully at her home at 243 Brittany Place, Washington, NC on Sunday, May 1st following a long battle with cancer. Lorrie was born in Belhaven, NC on October 5th, 1962 to the late Charles H. Edwards, Jr. and Ann Sawyer Williams who survives.  Lorrie found her greatest joy on the water, whether it was cruising off the coast of Florida, fishing the river, or simply enjoying a long weekend at Ocracoke. She loved her family, most especially her nephew Alex.  She is survived by her mother of the home, and her sisters Terry Edwards Campbell and husband Robert of Durham, NC, Noel Edwards Perkinson and husband Will of Salem, VA, nephew Alexander Troy Perkinson of Wilmington, NC, and nieces Jessie Lynn and Rachel Marie Perkinson. She is also survived by her boyfriend Michael C. Polovitch of Belhaven, NC. She was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Charles and Mattie Edwards and maternal grandparents Troy and Olieze Sawyer.  Memorial services will be held at a later date.  Paul Funeral Home and Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Mariner Bradley Edwards

Graveside services for Mariner Bradley Edwards Sr., 88, will be at 11 a.m. today at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park in Riverside. He died Sunday at Loma Linda University Medical Center. The cause of death is undetermined, pending a doctor's report.  Crestlawn Mortuary in Riverside is handling arrangements.  Mr. Edwards, who was born in Belhaven, N. C., lived in San Bernardino County 46 years, most recently in Rialto for 12 years. He was an aircraft electrician at Lockheed Aircraft for 21 years.  He was a member of Masonic Lodge 301 in Ontario.  Mr. Edwards is survived by two sons, Brad of Rancho Cucamonga and James of Ontario; a daughter, Anne Brown of Ontario; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Myra Wahab of Ocracoke, N. C.  (The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) – July 2, 1998; pg. B4)

Marion Roxie Bell Edwards

Mrs. Marion Roxie Bell Edwards, age 72, a resident of 75 Bell Ave., Chocowinity, NC died Monday October 8, 2012 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville, NC.  A graveside funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Thursday October 11, 2012 at the Edwards Cemetery in Chocowinity.  The family will receive friends 7 PM to 8:30 PM Wednesday October 10, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is serving the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Mattie Agnes Edwards

Mrs. Mattie Agnes Edwards, age 95, of 5288 Sidney Road, Belhaven, died Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at her home.  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2007, at Sidney Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery and will be conducted by Pastor David Pooser.  Mrs. Edwards was born May 24, 1912, in Andrews, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Lonnie P. Rogers and the late Alice Cleveland Rogers. On February 1, 1935, she married John Frank Edwards who preceded her in death on March 29, 1996. She was a cherished, highly esteemed member of Sidney Free Will Baptist Church and beloved resident of the Sidney community for more than 65 years.  Survivors include one son, Billy Edwards of Winterville, NC; and a daughter, Margaret Edwards B. Gill of the home. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren: Robert Batey, Debra Crum, Patricia Knight, John Batey and Jessica Gill; 4 great grandchildren: Tanya Shamburger, Michelle George, Jason Knight and Shanon Knight; 7 great great grandchildren; 3 sisters: Dot Beard of Jacksonville, FL, Vera Mae Boyde and husband Bill Clemson, SC; and Ettra Vee Moskow and husband Herb of Denmark, SC; 1 sister-in-law, Nan Rogers; 2 brothers-in-law: Jack Newton and Benjamin Blake; nieces and nephews and an Ex-Son-in-law, Bill Batey.  Along with her husband and parents, Mrs. Edwards was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Pergeous Rogers and Alton Rogers; 2 sisters, Ethel Newton and Frances Blake; and one sister-in-law, Frances Rogers.  The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2007 at Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven.  Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven is serving the Edwards family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Friday, September 28, 2007)

Phillip Eugene Edwards

Mr. Phillip Eugene Edwards, 70, of 6459 Sangi Lane, Fayetteville, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2008.  A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sharon Baptist Church with the Rev. John Jones and the Rev. Larry Wilkes officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.  Mr. Edwards was a machinist. He was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Beaufort County. He was the son of Eugene Edwards and Ella Bright Edwards.  Survivors include his wife, Ina Edwards of the home; one daughter, Penny Higgins of Clayton; one step-son, George Williams of Fayetteville; one step-daughter, Sheri Jones of Fayetteville; one sister, Linda Edwards of Timmonsville, SC; one brother, Benson Edwards of Rockford, Ill.; and four grandchildren.  Arrangements are by Butler Funeral Home in Stedman.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Wednesday, October 22, 2008)

Rebecca Briley Edwards

MANNS HARBOR - Rebecca Briley Edwards, 57, died on Thursday, June 29, 2006 at her residence. Ms. Edwards was born in Washington, NC and was a Registered Nurse. She attended the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and was a member of the Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Jackson, NC.  Ms. Edwards was the daughter of the late David Clifton Briley, Sr. and the late Mildred Taylor Briley.  She is survived by one daughter, Sandy Proctor and husband Michael of Manns Harbor; one son, Josh Edwards and wife Wendy of Ahoskie; two sisters, Peggy Stocks of Wendell and Ann Grimes of Ayden; one brother, David C. Briley, Jr. of Chocowinity; and four grandchildren, Justin Christopher Lewter, Joseph Braxton Lewter, Brantley Warren Edwards and Baylor Bryant Edwards.  A memorial service will be held at the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church on Sunday, July 2nd at 4:00 P.M. with Pastor Bettie Francis officiating.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Saturday, July 1, 2006)

Robert Kemp Edwards

Mr. Robert Kemp Edwards was born in Washington, N.C., on Nov. 11, 1964, to Joyth and Grover Edwards. Kemp was married to his sweetheart, Terri, on June 17, 1989. Together they moved to Panama City, Fla.; Jesup, Ga.; and finally, Raleigh, N.C.  Being a 1988 ECU graduate, Kemp enjoyed ECU football, as well as, fishing and the outdoors. He worked as the Supervisor of Recreation at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner, N.C. He was a lay leader and youth Sunday School teacher at Windborne UMC and involved with the HOC Emmaus Community. Even in his death, Kemp has continued to help others by becoming an organ donor.  He is survived by his wife, Terri; son, Davis; mother, Joyth Edwards; brother, Allen and wife, Bambi; and countless family and friends that will miss him dearly.  He is predeceased by his father, Grover Edwards.  Family and friends will gather on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Windborne UMC in Raleigh. The memorial service will follow at 3 p.m.   (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Saturday, January 15, 2011)

Ruth Hayes Edwards

Ruth Hayes Edwards, a resident of 1120 Cowell Farm Road, Washington, N.C., passed away February 6, 2009.  Mrs. Edwards was born on December 5, 1927, daughter of the late Allison and Lena Hayes. She was married to Clifton Edwards who preceded her in death in 1984. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Julian Hayes and Heber Hayes, and two sisters, Opal Spruill, and Billy Jean Rich.  She was employed as a secretary for 16 years with ReDisCo in Greenville, N.C. and 10 years of part time work with Brown Library in Washington, N.C. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the American Bridge League. She cherished her many friendships and was known for her love of baking and sharing.  Survivors include one son, David A. Edwards and wife, Vickie, three grandsons and two great grandsons who live in Charlotte, N.C. One brother, A.B. Hayes Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va., and two sisters; twin sister, Ruby Bell of Morehead, and Margaret Jernigan of Chapel Hill.  A memorial will be held at First United Methodist Church, 304 west 2nd street, Washington, N.C., on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 11 a.m.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Sunday, February 8, 2009)

Sarah Gray Edwards

Miss Sarah Gray Edwards, age 18, a resident of 610 Langley Road, Chocowinity, N.C., died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington officiated by Pastor Danny Barrow.  The following will serve as pallbearers: Charlie Edwards, Jr., Maverick Edwards, Thomas Carrow, Norman Thorpe, Tyler Crisp and Matthew Serrano. Robby Paramore will serve as an honorary pallbearer.  Sarah was born in Pitt County on Aug. 9, 1992. She was a senior at Southside High School. After graduation, Sarah was going to attend Guilford Community College.  Sarah is survived by her parents, Tim and Tracy O’Carroll and Timothy Edwards; two sisters, Heather Edwards and Catherine O’Carroll; and her grandparents, Lou Ellen Edwards and Ed Paul and Charlie and Faye Edwards.  The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and other times at the home of her mother, 610 Langley Road, Chocowinity, and her father, 3015 Possum Track Road, Chocowinity.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Saturday, January 8, 2011)

Wiley Edwards

Mr. Wiley “Ralph” Edwards, age 91, a resident of 738 West Main Street, Belhaven, NC died Tuesday October 30, 2007 at his home.  A graveside funeral will be held 2:00 PM Friday November 2, 2007 at Oakdale Cemetery of Washington officiated by Pastor Allen Harmon and Pastor Ron Bousquet. Pallbearers will be Greg Nixon, Bobby Nixon, Richard Pugh, Stephen Rose, David Edwards, Jr. Christopher Lewellen, Brad Nixon and Jimmy Waters.  Mr. Edwards was born in Pinetown on December 18, 1915 son of the late Charles Henry Edwards, Sr. and the late Mattie Lillian Wilkinson Edwards. He was a graduate of the former Belhaven High School and served his country in the US Army Infantry during World War II. Mr. Edwards married the former Johnnie Mae Squires on April 30, 1938 who preceded him in death on September 30, 1989. He was the retired co owner, co operator and president of Coastal Oil Company in Belhaven. He was a member of the Belhaven Free Will Baptist Church, the American Legion Post 249 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Belhaven Post 10347.  Survivors include three daughters: Betty E. Waters of Belhaven, Carol E. Hill of Murfreesboro and Marion E. Medlock of Greenville, SC; two sons: Johnny Ralph Edwards of South Hill, VA and Ricky D. Edwards of Mt. Olive; three sisters: Mattie L. Jones of Greenville, IL, Doris M. Carter of Tarboro and Mary L. McArthur of Zebulon; twelve grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren. Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by two sisters: Irene Harrell and Beatrice Quidley and three brothers: Carl C. Edwards, Edgar Lee Edwards and Charles Henry Edwards, Jr.  The family will receive friends from 12 Noon to 1:00 PM Friday November 2, 2007 at Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven and at other times at the home located at 738 West Main Street, Belhaven, NC.  Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven is serving the Edwards family.

William Albert Edwards, Jr.

William Albert Edwards Jr., 80, of 1864 Beverly Drive, died Thursday at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.  He was the husband of Dorothy J. Kulp. They had been married for 58 years.  Edwards attended Citadel College and graduated in 1941 from Washington Institute of Technology. He was an engineer for the Campbell Chain Co., York, for 10 years, retiring in 1986. He was previously an engineer at Armstrong World Industries Inc. and Kerr Glass, Lancaster.  He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, where he had been an usher; the Conestoga Businessman's Club; and a poker club that met for 50 years.  Edwards was a Free & Accepted Mason, Lodge 43. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, sailing and golfing and was a former member of the Lancaster Country Club.  During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy as an engineer in the Naval Ordnance Laboratory and worked on underwater ballistics design.  Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late William Albert and Ethel Swindell Edwards.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by five daughters: Jane E., wife of Robert C. Dean, and Andrea L., wife of Andrew Rohrer, both of Lancaster; Susan V. Edwards, Havertown; Nancy E., wife of Michael Michalec, Marietta; and Laurie E., wife of Daniel Mallon, Malvern; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  (Sunday News (Lancaster, PA) – December 10, 2000; pg. B4)

William Albert Edwards, Jr., 80, who died Thursday at Lancaster General Hospital, was born in Washington, N.C. An incorrect birthplace was included in an obituary that ran in the Sunday News.  (Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA) - December 12, 2000)

Willie Stanley Edwards

Mr. Willie Stanley “Billy” Edwards, age 78, a resident of 310 Riverside Road, Washington, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday morning, November 13, 2011.  Graveside services will be 4:00 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Oakdale Cemetery and will be conducted by Father Kevin Johnson. Mr. Edwards’ nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery and other times at the home.  Billy was born in Pitt County on November 14, 1932 to the late Willie Silas Edwards and Margaret Robinson Edwards. He attended Pitt and Beaufort County Schools and Oak Ridge Military Academy. Billy was retired from the Jim Beam Corporation and was involved in the real estate business. He was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Merry Makers Supper Club, Herring Club and WYCC.  He is survived by his wife, Rosalyn, of the home, son, Bill Edwards and his wife Jennifer of Florence, South Carolina, grandchildren, Burke of Chapel Hill and Caroline of Brooklyn, New York, his sister, Nancy Bienes and husband Jerry of Washington as well as many beloved nieces and nephews. Mr. Edwards was preceded in death by his brother Lester Edwards and his sister Margaret Alligood.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Wilson McLean Edwards

CHOCOWINITY - Mr. Wilton McLean Edwards, 82, of Chocowinity, died Sunday, September 30, 2007.  The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Pinewood Memorial Park with Masonic Rites, Washington Lodge #675.  Mr. Edwards, a native of Chocowinity, N.C., served in the U. S. Army in the European Theater during World War II and also was retired from the U. S. Naval Reserves, Seabees, MCB23. He was a life member of the Seabee Veterans of America, Island X-4, the V.F.W.- Washington Memorial Post #6088, and the D.A.V.- Chapter 48, all of Washington, N.C. and a member of the American Legion, Post 15, Washington, N.C.  Mr. Edwards was a retired civil service employee and member of the A.F.L - C. I. O., Operating Engineers, and a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was a member of the Washington Masonic Lodge No. 675, A.F. & A.M., the Scottish Rite Bodies at New Bern, the York Rite Bodies of Washington, N.C., the Sudan Temple A.A.O.N.M.S. of New Bern, and the Beaufort County Shrine Club. He was also a member of Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church, where he was in the Adult Sunday School Class.  He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mildred Slaughter Edwards; children, Betty Edwards Moreno of Texas, Billy Weston Edwards and wife, Linda, of New Bern; grandchildren, Curtis Owens of Texas, Kendall Shook of Chesapeake, VA; and Jonathan Edwards and Matthew Edwards, both of New Bern; great-grandson, Ethan Shook of Chesapeake, VA; and brothers, J. D. Edwards and Charlie Edwards, Sr. both of Chocowinity. The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] - Monday, October 1, 2007)

Zeno L. Edwards, Jr.

Dr. Zeno L. Edwards, Jr., passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday morning, August 20th at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC.  A celebration of his life will be 11:00 am Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Danny Allen and Rev. Chris Leak presiding. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Mark, “Bo” Ernsberger, Jr. of Charlotte, NC, Hardy Andrews of Birmingham, AL, James Andrews, Thomas Edwards and Dan Winfield, all of Washington, NC, Ryan Morgan of Greensboro, Wes Minton of Raleigh, English DesChamps IV of Bradenton, FL, Chris Wilson of Chapel Hill, NC, Ashton James and Austin James of Greenville, NC.  Honorary pallbearers are Harvey Dixon, Edmund Buckman, Coach Mike Krzyzewski , Sen. Mark Basnight, Rep. Leo Daughtry, Brownie Futrell, Harold Robinson, Billy Mayo, Wayne (Cutie) Woolard, Al Phelps, Dr. Henry Lineberger, Fred Folger, Dr. Tom Fitzgerald, Dr. J. Hicks Corey, Rep. Walter Jones, and the doctors and nurses at the Marion Shepard Cancer Center.  Dr. Edwards was born in the “Original” Washington on September 30, 1926. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Z.L. Edwards of Black Jack in Pitt County and Lucinda Sizemore Edwards of Clarksville, VA. His wife Rosemarie Wilson Edwards of Bradenton, FL, and of the home survives.  In Washington, Dr. Edwards received his education in the public schools having lettered in football, basketball and baseball, as well being president of the student body and valedictorian of his class of 1944. He was an Eagle Scout and received the J. West Boy Scout award. Dr. Edwards attended Duke University on a football scholarship. After an 18 month tour in the US Navy, he returned to Duke to finish his requirements for dental school, in which he enrolled in 1948. In 1949, he married Rosemarie Wilson, who has been his wife for 61 years. After he finished dental school at the University of Maryland, they returned to Washington, where he practiced dentistry for many years.  During his dental practice years, he became a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, was in the Fellowship Academy of General Dentistry, member and past president and charter member of the NC Society of Dentistry for children, past vice president of the NC State Dental Society, past president of both the Yaupon Study Club and the Demeritt Study Club. He was also a past president of the local Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow of that club, a member and past president for two terms of the Washington Yacht and Country Club. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and he served 10 years on the Washington School Board, acting as chairman for 6 years. Dr. Edwards also coached Little Tar Heel baseball teams for 12 years.  After his retirement from his dental practice, Dr. Edwards served four terms in the NC General Assembly, two terms as a Republican (1993-96) and two terms as a Democrat (1999-2002). While in the General Assembly’s House of Representatives, his main service was in the health care field as a co-chair and vice chair of several health committees. Education was another major interest, particularly in low wealth counties. Twice he was elected Republican of the Year in Beaufort County. He was especially proud of the passage of his bill to have the General Assembly contribute to the World War II Memorial. North Carolina was asked to contribute one dollar for every North Carolinian that served in World War II – 396,000. Thanks to his House seatmate, Maggie Jeffries, the state contributed the whole amount. The VFW presented him with a special reward for his efforts to obtain the money. Upon his retirement, he was presented the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Gov. Mike Easley. He also was appointed to the Northeast Economic Commission by then speaker Jim Black. When he retired from the political field, he returned to Washington where he participated in Meals on Wheels, played enjoyable golf with friends and loved being with his family. He was recently honored at a Duke University football game for being a member of the winning Duke team in the 1944 Sugar Bowl against Alabama. He was also recently honored by Washington High School on his Walk of Fame.  “Dr. Zeno” or “Big Z” as he was often called, is also survived by his children; Dr. Zeno Edwards, III, his wife, Terry, of Greenville, NC and their children Casey and husband Ryan Morgan, Molly Edwards, Jennifer and Ashton James and their son, Logan, and Austin James; his daughter, Teresa Edwards of Charlotte, NC, and her children “Bo” Ernsberger of Boone, NC, and Parry Ernsberger of New York, NY; son Wilson Edwards, his wife Cindy and their children Hardy Andrews, James Andrews and Thomas Edwards; and son Seth Edwards, his wife Kim and their daughters Tatum, Tori, Sydney and great-granddaughter Livia; and special dog friend, Romeo, all of Washington. Also surviving is his sister, Lucinda Edwards Minton of Raleigh, her son Wes Minton, his wife Gina and their children Ward, Barkley and Will; sister-in-law Bette DesChamps and her husband, English, of Bradenton, FL, and children English IV and Seale DesChamps; sister-in-law Mrs. Leo H. Wilson, Jr., and sons Chris, Ed, Jeff and Tommy.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, August 22, 2011 at the home, 212 Riverside Dr. Washington.  Paul Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Edwards family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Dorothy Stanley Elkin

Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" S. Elkin, of 431 East 12th Street, Washington, died Thursday, August 31, 2006 at her home.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 5, 2006 at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Jimmy Moore officiating and Hubert Stanley assisting.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  Kevin Richards, Mike Gwynn, Tom Thompson, Buster Humphreys, Bob Piciocco and Bennett Jayroe will serve as pallbearers. Her Sunday School Class will serve as honorary pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 PM, Monday, September 4, 2006 at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington, NC and other times at her home.  Mrs. Elkin was born in Whiteville, NC.  She was the daughter of the late Henry E. Stanley and Vira Hinson Stanley.  She attended Columbus County Schools and was a graduate of William Township High School and also a graduate of Palmer College in Charlotte, NC in 1956.  She was employed with National Spinning of Whiteville, Warsaw and Washington plants for 38 years as Personnel Manager and Human Resource Manager and was presently employed as office manager for the Beaufort County Economic Development Commission.  Miss Dot was a member of the First Baptist Church of Washington and the Women of the Moose.  Survivors include her son, Bobby J. Elkin and his wife, Gulshan of Washington and Russia; two granddaughters, Bobbie Elkin of Wilmington, NC and Audrey Elkin of Washington; one great-granddaughter, Jade Elkin of Wilmington, NC; four sisters, Gladys Mills of Clarendon, NC, June Nichols Lorraine Bullock, both of Chadbourn, NC, and Lucille Cox of Guideway, NC; three brothers, Hubert Stanley of Garner, NC,  Paul Stanley and  Selmon Stanley, both of Clarendon, NC.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Sunday, September 3, 2006)

Alice Chauncey Elks

Mrs. Alice Chauncey Elks, age 89, a former resident of 873 Latham Street, Belhaven, died Sunday, November 19, 2006 at Britthaven of Washington.  A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2006 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Belhaven conducted by Rev. Mary Lou McEldray.  Mrs. Elks was born in Beaufort County on March 12, 1917. She was the daughter of the late Fred Polman Chauncey, Sr. and Marina Swanner Chauncey. Mrs. Elks was a homemaker. She served as a property tax lister in Belhaven for many years. Mrs. Elks was a longtime member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, where she loved church work and visiting people.  Mrs. Elks was married to Rufus McDonald Elks, Jr., who preceded her in death, May 16, 1986.  Survivors include her daughter, Betty E. Davis of Belhaven; two grandchildren, Michael Edwin Davis, M.D. and his wife Annette L. Davis of New Bern, Elizabeth Christi Welfley and her husband, James Michael Welfley of Fairfax Station, Va.; and five great grandchildren, Greyson Michael Davis, Avery Charlotte Davis, Ian Michael Welfley, Taylor Elizabeth Welfley; and Brooke Caroline Welfley.  In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Elks was preceded in death by two sisters, Blanche C. Jackson and Sue C. Featherstone; and four brothers, William J. Chauncey, Fred P. Chauncey, Jr., Edward S. Chauncey and Ervin Chauncey.  Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven is serving the Elks family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Tuesday, November 21, 2006)

Curtis H. Elks

Mr. Curtis H. Elks, age 43, a resident of Market Street Ext., Washington, NC passed away Monday, August 15, 2011 at Pitt Memorial Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held at Old Ford Church of Christ today, August 16, 2011 at 6:00 PM, officiated by Pastor Eddie Bowen. The family will receive friends following the service.  Mr. Elks was born on January 9, 1968 in Beaufort County, son of the late Wilber Allen Elks and Carole Hall Elks. He was a graduate of Washington High School. Curtis was an electrician for Ball Electrical Installation and Service in Washington. He was an active member of AA, loved wood working, enjoyed working as a TV Technician for the family business, Elk's TV and Appliance, and loved watching the History channel. Curtis attended Old Ford Church of Christ.  Survivors include his fiancée, Frances Thompson and her son, Christopher Eisenzimmer of the home; two brothers, Christopher Wade Elks of Washington and Wilber Allen Elks, Jr. of Kinston; and five uncles, Bob Elks of Nebraska, Tommy Elks of Grimesland, Danny Elks of Grimesland, Michael Hall of Washington, NC and Edwin Starky "Ted" Hall, III of Greenville.  Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations has been given the honor of being entrusted with serving the Elks family.   (Hillside Funeral Service)

Frances Elks

Mrs. Frances Elks, age 77, a resident of 513 North Hudnell Street in Washington died on Sunday, August 24, 2008 at Beaufort County Hospital.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 28, 2008 in the chapel of Paul Funeral Home and will be officiated by Travis Boyd.  Mrs. Elks was born in Beaufort County on February 7, 1931 to the late William Atwell Alligood and the late Vonnie Woolard Ayers. She was married to Irving Rick Elks who preceded her in death. Mrs. Elks was a homemaker.  Survivors include her daughter: Lisa Ann Elks of Trenton, Florida; her two sons: Howard Lee Norman of Washington and Michael Fay Norman; two sisters: Peggy Koonce of Washington and Mary Lee Jefferson of Arkansas.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Tuesday, August 26, 2008)

Gentry Earl Elks, Sr.

Mr. Gentry Earl Elks Sr., 86, of 1404 Horsepen Swamp Road, Washington, died Thursday, April 10, 2008, at home.  A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Paul Funeral Home, Washington, with pastor Ken Cash officiating. Entombment will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  Blount Hardy, Allen Hardy, Levie Hardy, Lee Potter, Jimmy Elliott and Grey Thomas Elliott will serve as pallbearers.  Mr. Elks was born in Pitt County on Dec. 21, 1921. He was the son of the late William Marshall Elks and Annie Gurganus Elks. He served in the Army during World War II. On Jan. 17, 1948, he married the former Reatha Hardy, who survives. He was a supervisor with National Spinning until his retirement. After his retirement, he worked at Mr. Watercare. He was a member of the Red Men’s Lodge.  Survivors include one son, Gentry Earl Elks Jr. of Simpson; one brother, Richard Elks of Columbus, Ga.; two sisters, Geneva Boyd of Greenville and Frances Potter of Chocowinity; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Elks Clark; three brothers, Robert Glen Elks, Gilbert R. “Dock” Elks and Owen C. Elks; and several half brothers and half sisters.  The family will receive friends today from 7-9 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home, Washington, and other times at the home.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Friday, April 11, 2008)

George Randolph Elks

George Randolph "Randy" Elks, 67, died Thursday, February 14, 2008.   The funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 1 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Chapel in Vanceboro. Burial will follow in Greenleaf Memorial Park in New Bern.  Mr. Elks, a native of Beaufort County, spent most of his life in Craven County.  He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Faye Elks; sons, Chris Elks and wife, Sandra, and Randy Elks and wife, Lisa; daughter, Billi Register, all of Vanceboro; brothers, Earlie Elks of Vanceboro, Virgil Elks of Chesapeake, Va., and Billy Elks of Williamston; sister, Brownie Butts of Coco Beach, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.  The family will receive friends Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home in Vanceboro.   (Sun Journal (New Bern, NC) - February 17, 2008)

Mamie Carrow Elks

Mrs. Mamie Carrow Elks, age 96, a resident of 540 Elks Road, Chocowinity, N.C. died Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at her home.  A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 24, 2006 at Paul Funeral Home officiated by Rev. Ola Forbes, Jr. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Quinn Woolard, Eugene Elks, Mickey Elks, David Elks, Todd Woolard and Daryl Bass will serve as pallbearers.  Mrs. Elks was born in Beaufort County on July 17, 1910, the daughter of the late Richard Carrow and the late Lydia Barrington Carrow. She married Henry Robert Elks, Jr. on Nov. 12, 1932 who preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 2001. Mrs. Elks was a member of Wayside Presbyterian Church and its Women’s Circle. She was a Sunday school and Bible school teacher at her church as long as her health permitted.  Survivors include a daughter: Alva Jane Elks Gladson and her husband Bobby of Chocowinity; a sister, Myrtle Ruth Boyd of Greenville; four grandchildren: Carla Elks Bass of Greenville, Kathy G. Elks of Wake Forest, Stephanie G. Woolard of Chocowinity and Hank Elks of Chocowinity; nine great-grandchildren: Quinn Woolard, Tyler Elks, Matthew Elks, Zachary Elks, Meredith Kerns, Holden Kerns, Megan Elks, Kelly Elks and Erica Bass. Mrs. Elks was preceded in death by a son, Carlton Henry Elks on July 25, 2001; two sisters: Esther Boyd and Cassie Lee Boyd and by four brothers: Arty Carrow, Earl Carrow, Lyman Carrow and Cephus Carrow.  The family will receive friends 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, August 23, 2006 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and at other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Elks family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Wednesday, August 23, 2006)

Mary McRoy Elks

GRIMESLAND, N.C. - Mrs. Mary McRoy Elks, 87, died Sunday, March 8, 1998. Her residence was 5975 Elks Road, Grimesland.  A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel, Greenville, N.C. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington.  Mrs. Elks, a native of Beaufort County, grew up near Chocowinity. She lived most of her adult life in the Grimesland community and was a member of Hodges Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church. Mr. Raymond Sherman "R.S." Elks, her husband of 65 years, died in 1991.  She is survived by her three sons, Gaston Elks of Washington, N.C., Ray Elks of Chesapeake and Darrell Elks of Ormondsville, N.C.; three daughters, Rebecca Bateman of Washington, N.C., Mary Joyce Wagoner of Hampton and Delores Little of Garner, N.C.; and 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.  (Daily Press (Newport News, VA) – March 9, 1998; pg. B4)

Mildred Harrell Elks

Mrs. Mildred Dail Harrell Elks, age 95, a resident of 40 Carrow Road, Chocowinity, died Friday March 28, 2014.  A funeral service will be held 3:00 PM on Sunday March 30, 2014 at the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington officiated by Rev. James Dixon and Rev. Ronnie Gurganus. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Tavner Dixon, Daniel Elks, Stan Sparks, Holden Dixon, Jared Dixon and Jimmy Whichard will serve as pallbearers. Buddy Harrell, Otis Clark, Eugene Elks, Daniel Mayo and Jim Beasley will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Mrs. Elks was born in Beaufort County on January 27, 1919, daughter of the late James Matthew Harrell, Sr. and Eva McRoy Harrell. She was a 1938 graduate of Chocowinity High School. On September 6, 1940, she married Arthur Lee Elks who preceded her in death on April 7, 1986. Mrs. Elks spent her life in Chocowinity helping her husband on the family farm and being a homemaker. She was a member of Hodges Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she taught Sunday School for over 40 years.  Mrs. Elks is survived by her daughter: Eva Jean Elks Dixon and husband Rev. James R. Dixon; her son: Mickey L. Elks and wife Deborah Barr Elks; her grandchildren: Tavner L. Dixon (Laurie Vernelson Dixon), Daniel L. Elks (Amanda Watson Elks); Keri Elks Sparks (Stan Sparks); her step grandchildren: Leon Woolard (Edna Woolard), Amanda Woolard and her great grandchildren: Holden Dixon, Jared Dixon, Rachael Elks, Alex Elks, Zoey Sparks and Ian Sparks all of Chocowinity. She is also survived by her sisters: Geneva Whichard and husband Warren Whichard of Chocowinity and Sally Tadlock of Elizabeth City and her brother: Frank Harrell of Lottsburg, VA.  In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters: Kathleen Haddock, Mattie Lee Sears, Altie Mills; her brothers: Matthew Harrell, Jr., Arthur Harrell and Thomas Harrell and her great grandson: Daniel Lee Elks, Jr.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday at the funeral home and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Elks family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Ralph Watson Elks, Sr.

Mr. Ralph Watson Elks, age 90, a resident of 756 Elks Road, Chocowinity, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at his home.  Graveside services with military honors will be held 12:00 Noon on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, conducted by Pastor Henry Horne.  Mr. Elks’ grandsons will serve as pallbearers: Stephen Elks, James Elks, Vann Elks, Timothy Elks, Darrell Ange and Jason Sheppard.  Mr. Elks was born in Beaufort County on June 1, 1924. He was the son of the late James Stanley Elks and Ollie Elks. Mr. Elks was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church where he taught Sunday school and delivered the message of God to the incarcerated.  Mr. Elks was a loving, devoted son, father, husband and friend. He took pride in his farming and carpentry work.  On May 11, 1947, Mr. Elks married “the love of his life”, the former Vivian Buck, who preceded him in death, May 17, 2014.  Mr. Elks is survived by his children, Ralph “Watson” Elks, Jr. and wife, Gloria, Diana E. Watson and husband, Lawrence, Darrell Van Elks and wife, Janet all of Chocowinity; eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.  In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Elks was preceded in death by six brothers, Dalton Elks, Fate Elks, Robert Elks, Ervin Elks, Medford Elks and Hubert Elks; and six sisters, Florence Hudson, Idell Andersen, Altie Mayo, Nellie Hudson, Roxie Ball and Mavis Woolard.  The family will receive friends 11:00-11:45 AM prior to the service on Saturday at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington and other times at the home of his daughter and son in law, Diana and Lawrence Watson, 966 Elks Road, Chocowinity.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Elks family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Raymond Brooks Elks

Mr. Raymond “BoPete” Brooks Elks, age 80, a resident of 303 Cowan St., Washington, died Saturday September 1, 2012 at his home.  Funeral services will be 10:00 am Tuesday September 4, 2012 at Peace Chapel Free Will Baptist Church and will be conducted by Rev. David Thompson and Rev. Edwin Hill. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens.  Mr. Elks was born in Pitt County on September 5, 1931 to the late Henry and Carrie Moore Elks. On July 28, 1958 he married Dorothy Eakes who survives. He attended Maury School in Greene County and received his GED from Beaufort County Community College. He was employed with Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock in Virginia for one year, the American Oil Company for seven and a half years and with TGS/PCS in Aurora, NC where he retired with twenty-eight years of service. He served in the United States Army and was a member of Peace Chapel Free Will Baptist Church of Washington.  Survivors include his wife of the home, Dorothy Eakes Elks, two sons, Steven Elks and wife Teresa of Washington and Mike Elks and wife Neva of Grimesland, grandchildren, Brooks Elks and wife Kelly, Samantha Elks Baldree, Jeffrey Elks, Nikki Barrow Weber and husband Byron and Curt Elks, great grandchildren, Kaylee, Ryleigh, Hunter, Trenton and Summer, one sister, Ann Baker and husband David of Kinston and two brothers, Gennis Elks of Stonington, Connecticut and Henry Elks and wife Nita of Pineville, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by one brother, Carlton Elks and one sister, Doris Young.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday September 3, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Elks family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Robert Fredrick Elks

Mr. Robert Fredrick “Tommy” Elks, age 78, a resident of Chocowinity, NC died Friday August 22, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville.  A funeral service will be held 3:00 PM Tuesday August 26, 2014 at Wayside Presbyterian Church in Chocowinity officiated by Ola Forbes, Jr. Minister. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens in Washington. Pallbearers will be Bill Libergood, Louis Earl Toler, Lloyd Edwards, Tom Forbes, Norm Collins and Jack Morris. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerome Whitehurst and Lloyd Taylor.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until the funeral hour at Wayside Presbyterian Church and other times at the home of his daughter, Terrie Marsh located at 100 North Teach’s Point, Bath, NC.  Mr. Elks was born in Pitt County on July 9, 1936 son of the late Robert Guy Elks and the late Lillian Irene Sheppard Elks. He was a graduate of Chocowinity before serving his country in the U.S. Army. Mr. Elks was the parts manager with Tidewater Equipment Co. in Chocowinity and following his retirement he worked at Sawyer’s Auto Parts Store. He was an avid antique car fan/owner and was past president of Coastal Plains Antique Auto Club for many years. As a talented musician he enjoyed singing and playing the guitar and banjo at area nursing homes. Mr. Elks was a member of First Baptist Church of Chocowinity attended Wayside Presbyterian Church.  Survivors include his daughter: Terrie E. Marsh and her husband Ben of Bath; a son: Loren Robert Elks of Noblesville, IN and five grandchildren: Case Marsh, B.J. Marsh, Tristyn Elks, Taylor Elks and Nathan Elks.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Elks family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Tan Dalton Elks

Mr. Tan “Dalton” Elks, age 80, a resident of Hodges Road, Chocowinity, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at River Trace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Thursday, June 12, 2014 from the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, conducted by Rev. Wiley Clark, Rev. Sonny Browne and Rev. James Dixon. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  The following will serve as pallbearers: Watson Elks, Hank Elks, Eugene Elks, Phil Elks, Terry Gillikin and Chris Kiricoples. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Elks, Lloyd Taylor, Bill Sampson, Zeno Wright, Ricks Elks, Medford Elks and Wade Allen.  Mr. Elks was born in Beaufort County on August 31, 1933. He was the son of the late James Stanley Elks and Ollie Mollis Elks. Mr. Elks graduated from Chocowinity High School and served as State President of Future Farmers of America. He was a retired partner in Gillko Inc. with his treasured friend Terry Gillikin. Mr. Elks was a founder of the Beaufort County Developmental Center and an honorary lifetime board member of BCDC. He attended Hodges Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church and later Trinity Episcopal Church.  Mr. Elks loved his family and was especially devoted to his son, Phil. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Mr. Elks loved woodworking, gardening and sharing the vegetables he raised with his neighbors. He was known for his joke telling. It made his day if one of his jokes made someone smile. On November 8, 1952, Mr. Elks married the former Shirley Dixon, who survives.  Surviving with his wife are his children, James Phillip Elks (affectionately known as #1 Son) of the home, Sharon Elks Housley and husband, Douglas of Chocowinity, Gerald Dalton Elks and wife, Lori of Chocowinity and Donna Elks Pittman and husband, Allen of Washington; five grandchildren, Wayne Harris and Tania Harris both of Chocowinity, Emily Toler and Jacob Pittman both of Washington, Michael Goldberg of Chocowinity; one great grandchild, Katie Harris of Chocowinity; and one brother, Ralph Elks of Chocowinity.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Elks was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew Goldberg; a granddaughter, Kati Harris and 11 brothers and sisters.  The family will receive friends from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington and other times at the home, 1330 Hodges Road, Chocowinity.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Elks family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Vivian Bucks Elks

Mrs. Vivian Buck Elks, age 87, a resident of 756 Elks Road, Chocowinity, NC died Thursday, May 15, 2014.  Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Oakdale Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Saturday prior to the service from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is serving the Elks family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

William Edward Elks, Sr.

Mr. William Edward “Billie” Elks, Sr., age 66, a resident of 3372 Possum Track Road, Chocowinity, NC died Sunday, July 9, 2006 at the Beaufort County Hospital in Washington.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mr. Billie was born in Beaufort County on June 26, 1940 son of the late William Isaac Elks and the late Marjorie Mae Clark Elks. He married the former Virginia Lane Ireland on June 9, 1961 who survives. Mr. Billie was a self employed carpenter and owner of Elks Fish Farm.  Surviving along with his wife Virginia of the home are two sons: Shannon Elks and wife Missy and William Edward “Bill” Elks, Jr. and wife Wendy both of Blounts Creek; a daughter: Kimberly Davenport and husband Michael of Washington; six grandchildren: Courtney Elks Leffelman, Ashley Elaine Elks, Christopher Shannon Elks, Jr., Zoe Faith Davenport, William Mason Elks and Holly Michelle Davenport; three brothers: Freddie Lee Elks of Washington, Alvin Leroy Elks of Chocowinity and David Dale Elks of Wake Forest and five sisters: Eva E. Davis, Joanne E. Hodges and Betty Lou Cutler all of Washington, Linda E. Tetterton of Blounts Creek and Marlene E. Ingalls of Canton, GA.  The family will receive friends at the home.  Paul Funeral Home is serving the Elks family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Tuesday, July 11, 2006)

Anthony Bryce Elliott

Mr. Anthony Bryce Elliott, age 30, a resident of Roper, died Saturday Nov. 5, 2011, while he was preparing to do what he loved dearly, hunting, in Chowan County. A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Davis Cemetery of Pantego, officiated by Eric Allen and Roland Bell.  Bryce was born in Chowan County on Feb. 4, 1981, the son of Wade Martin Elliott and Phyllis Ann Allen Elliott. He was a 1999 graduate of Northside High School and was a farmer. Bryce was a member of Union Grove Church of Christ.  Along with his love for hunting, God’s beautiful nature and farming, he had an even greater love for his children and family.  Surviving along with Bryce’s parents Wade and Phyllis of Roper are his children: Brent Elliott and Haley Elliott, both of Roper; a brother, Chad Elliott and his wife Jennifer of Pantego; the mother of Bryce’s children, the former Cameron Crystal Rose of Pantego; a maternal grandmother, Faye C. Allen of Pantego; a paternal grandmother, Natalie Elliott of Roper; nephews, Kain Elliott, Wade Thomas Elliott and Marshall Chase; and a niece, Taylor Chase. Bryce was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Billy Elliott, and his maternal grandfather, Felton Allen Sr.  The family will receive friends at the home of Bryce’s aunt and uncle, Karen and Roland Bell, Highway 99 North, Pantego.  Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven is honored to serve Bryce’s family.   (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Tuesday, November 8, 2011)

Beulah Daniels Elliott

Mrs. Beulah Daniels Elliott, 90, formerly of 1008 East 6th Street, Washington, died Sunday, February 26, 2006 at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home.  A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 28, 2006 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens with Tony Krantz officiating.  Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens.  Mrs. Elliott’s nephews will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM, Tuesday, February 28, 2006 until the funeral hour at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington, NC.  Mrs. Elliott was born March 2, 1915 in Beaufort County.  She was the daughter of the late James Claude and Sallie Sparrow Daniels.  She was married to Leonard Manley Elliott, who preceded her in death on April 14, 1975.  She was a member of Beaver Dam Church of Christ, active in the Bible Sunday School Class and the Ladies Circle.  She is survived by her brother, Walter Daniels of Victoria, Texas.  She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Beatrice D. Alligood and Ola Rae Daniels and four brothers, Albert Daniels, Morris Daniels, Elmer Daniels, and Curtis Swindell Daniels.  Hillside Funeral Service of Washington is serving the Elliott family.  (Hillside Funeral Home)

David Horace Elliott, Sr.

Mr. David Horace Elliott, Sr., 82, a resident of 1390 Creek Road, Bath, NC, passed peacefully into glory Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington.  Friends and family are invited to attend graveside services which will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Elliott Family Cemetery, Creek Road, Bath, conducted by Pastor Phillip Jethro.  Mr. Elliott's sons-in-law and grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Mr. Elliott was born in Beaufort County on June 1, 1930. He was the son of the late George Delma Elliott, Sr. and Grace Lloyd Elliott. Mr. Elliott graduated from Bath High School. He was a retired farmer. Mr. Elliott was a member of the Bath Ruritan Club for over 50 years. He attended the Alligood Church of God.  On April 2, 1961, he married the former Betty Gurganus, who survives.  Survivors include his wife, Betty Gurganus Elliott of the home; daughter, Grace Elliott Whitley and her husband, Robert Whitley III and sons, Will, Lewis, and John Elliott all of Washington; daughter, Eve Elliott Parker and her husband, Rodney Parker and sons, Brett and Adam all of Birmingham, AL; daughter, Robin Elliott Boyd and her husband, Dalmon Boyd, Jr. and their children, Elizabeth, Isaiah and Caroline all of Bath; son, David Horace Elliott II and wife, Amie Robinson Elliott and their children, Mary Catherine, David III, and Daniel all of Bath; sister, Ethel Elliott Hickman of Rockville, MD; brother, Myron Elliott of Belhaven and numerous special nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Elliott was preceded in death by a brother, G.D. Elliott, Jr. and three sisters, Evelyn Elliott, Marie Mason, and Christine Tarr.  The family will receive friends at the home any time prior to the service and following the service. Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Elliott family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Elizabeth Oden Elliott

Mrs. Elizabeth Oden Elliott, 97, of 14762 US Highway 264 East, Pinetown, died Sunday, March 23, 2008 at her home.  A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:30 PM, Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at Oakdale Cemetery with Mike Huppmann officiating.  Dale Oden, Mark Boxer, Stephen Oden, John David Oden, Bill Elliott and Jimmy Latham will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until the funeral hour at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington.  Mrs. Elliott, affectionately known as “Aunt Betsy,” was born November 14, 1910 in Beaufort County.  She was the daughter of the late John Henry Oden, Sr. and Mary Hobson Oden.  On June 9, 1934, she married Marvin J. Elliott, who preceded her in death on January 30, 1972.  Mrs. Elliott was a graduate of Washington Collegiate Institute and Atlantic Christian College.  She began her teaching career at Pinetown Elementary School.  She was a former member of the Eastern Star in Hopewell, VA.  She and her husband built Rivercrest Golf Course, now known as Jordan Point Country Club, and she taught at Dupont Elementary from 1946 – 1966.  Upon returning to Beaufort County, Mrs. Elliott taught in Belhaven and Pantego in the late 60’s and early 70’s.  Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn E. Holden and husband, O. Allen Holden, Jr. of Newport News, VA; one granddaughter, Suzanna H. Pangilinan and husband, Anthony of Ashburn, VA; and two great-grandchildren, Tristan John Pangilinan and Corbin Holden Pangilinan.  She is also survived by Friends and Family of the Heart, Francis Alligood, Marie Boyd, LaVerne Bailey, Margaret Harris, Sherry Modlin, Linda Squires, June Stell and Thelma Waters.  In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Elliott was also preceded in death by her brother, John H. "Jack" Oden, Jr. and her nephew, John H. Oden, III.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Tuesday, March 25, 2008)

George Delma Elliott, Jr.

Mr. G.D. Elliott, Jr., of Bath, North Carolina passed away at his home on Veteran’s Day November 11, 2010.  A funeral service will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, November 13, 2010 from the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home of Washington with Kent Gurganus and Brian Oliver officiating. Burial with Masonic rites will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. His grandsons, grandsons-in-law and his nephews George D. Elliott, IV, Mark Elliott, Benjamin Bohrer, Nathan Burns, Casey George, James McGee, David H. Elliott, III and George Howard Elliott will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Bath Ruritan Club.  Mr. Elliott was born in Bath, North Carolina on June 12, 1924 to the late George Delma Elliott, Sr. and Grace Lloyd Elliott. He was a 1940 graduate of Bath High School. On January 19, 1947, Mr. Elliott married the former Hilma Cordon, who survives. Mr. Elliott served his country in World War II in the U.S. Navy serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of the South Pacific as a machinist aboard Landing Craft Flotilla Flagship #571. He was a farmer and for 25 years served as the Bath Postmaster retiring in 1992. Mr. Elliott was an active member of the Bath Ruritan Club for over 50 years, having served two terms as club president. He was also a member of the Belhaven Masonic Lodge # 509 and the Beaufort County American Legion Post #15. Mr. Elliott was a lifelong member of Athens Chapel Church of Christ where he served as an Elder, Deacon and was a past Chairman of the Church Board. Mr. Elliott was a recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine given by the Governor of North Carolina. Mr. Elliott was a lifelong “yellow dog” Democrat and had served as Chairman of the Beaufort County Board of Elections for 20 years.  In addition to his wife, Hilma, of the home, Mr. Elliott is survived by three children: George Elliott, III and wife Peggy, Ilene Elliott McClain and husband Pat and Teresa Elliott Bohrer and husband Tom all of Bath, NC, eight grandchildren: George Elliott, IV and wife Cassandra, Mark Elliott and wife Khansas, Olivia McClain Burns and Husband Nathan and Hope Bohrer all of Bath, NC, Amanda McClain George and husband Casey of Wilmington, NC, Andrea McClain McGee and husband James of Washington, NC, Benjamin Bohrer and wife Christy of Oxford, NC and Hannah Bohrer Oliver and husband Brian of Raleigh, NC, four great grandchildren: Emily & Elaine Waters, Tyson George, Hendrix Elliott and Baby Girl George and Baby Girl Bohrer, who are both expected soon, two brothers: Horace Elliott and wife Betty of Bath, NC and Myron Elliott and wife Elizabeth of Belhaven, NC, a sister: Ethel Hickman and husband John of Rockville, MD and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Elliott is preceded in death by his step-mother, Nora Bowen Elliott and three sisters Evelyn Elliott, Christine Tarr and Marie Mason.  The family will receive friends Friday, November 12, 2010 from 6:00 PM-7:30 PM at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and other times at the home located at 1656 Creek Road, Bath, NC 27808.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Elliott family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

 Mary Elizabeth Guirkins Elliott

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Guirkins Elliott, age 90, a former resident of Belhaven, died Thursday, June 3, 2010 at Autumnfield of Belhaven.  Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens, Washington, conducted by Rev. Lee Hendricks.  Mrs. Elliott was born in Bath, N.C. on June 7, 1919. She was the daughter of the late Jesse Hollon Guirkins and Rosa Newberry Guirkins. Mrs. Elliott graduated from Bath High School. She was married to Joseph Elliott, who preceded her in death. She operated White Post Grocery after her husband died. Later, Mrs. Elliott worked for Beaufort County Schools and the Bath Historical Society. She was a member of Athens Chapel Church of Christ and later Woodard’s Pond Church of Christ.  Mrs. Elliott is survived by her daughter, Barbara Batchler and her husband, Paul Batchler, Sr. of Belhaven; three grandsons, Paul Batchler, Jr., Joseph Andrew Batchler, and Claude Alan Batchler; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Rudolph Guirkins of Washington, John Guirkins of Norfolk, Va.; two sisters, Dorothy Morris of Hiawassee, Ga., Kay Bray of Springfield, Va. and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Elliott was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Scott and a brother, Edwin Guirkins.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Saturday, June 5, 2010 at Paul Funeral Home, Washington.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Elliott family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Mildred Elliott

KEMP - Mildred "Jackie" Elliott, a retired Southwestern Bell telephone operator, died of cancer Tuesday at a Corsicana hospital. She was 75.  Funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Moore Funeral Home in Arlington. Burial will be in Shannon Rose Hill Memorial Park.  The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.  Mrs. Elliott was born in Pantego.  She had also lived in Arlington.  She retired from Southwestern Bell in 1970 and moved to Cedar Creek Lake.  The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.  Survivors: Daughter, Julie Rapp of Yorba Linda, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Freda "Jean" Burris of Hurst and Linda Jo Edwards of Winston-Salem, N.C.; five step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild.  (Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, TX) – May 4, 1994; pg. 31)

Vera Cratch Faux Elliott

Mrs. Vera Cratch Faux Elliott, 88, a former resident of Wilson Street, Washington, died Sunday, May 7, 2006, at Britthaven of Washington.  A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, conducted by pastor Sherwood O’Neal.  Thomas Bland Sr., Thomas Bland Jr., Bobby Ayers, Robert Moore, Kenneth Bland and Dave Kaminski will serve as pallbearers.  Mrs. Elliott was born in Beaufort County on Sept. 26, 1917. She was the daughter of the late Richard Alexander Cratch Sr. and Carrie Padgett Cratch. She worked as a cafeteria worker for more than 20 years and later operated a day care center. She was married to Ira Robert Faux, who preceded her in death, Jan. 15, 1968. She later married Wade C. Elliott, who preceded her in death on April 8, 1993.  Survivors include two daughters, Mary Faux Jarvis of Washington and Lou Faux Singleton of Grimesland; two sisters, Elsie Braswell of Rocky Mount and Virginia Thierjung of Philadelphia, Pa.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by four brothers, Lloyd Durwood Cratch, Elmer Earl Cratch, Richard A. Cratch Jr. and Murray D. Cratch; one sister, Verna Griffin; and one stepbrother, Robert Guldin.  The family will receive friends today from 7-8:30 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home, Washington, and other times at the home of her granddaughter, Clara Bland, 407 Wilson St., Washington.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) – Tuesday, May 9, 2006)

Edna Earl Ellis

Ellis, Edna Earl, 87, of Odessa, died Monday (May 19, 2003) at Mease Countryside Hospital. Born in Washington, N.C., she was a lifelong resident of the Tampa area and was a homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Sheila M. Perry and Nola May Smith, both of Tampa; six sons, Dallas H. Waters and Hilton Ray Phillips, both of North Carolina, Walter Waters, James, Herman and William Ellis, all of Tampa; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Stowers Funeral Home, Brandon.  (St. Petersburg Times (St. Petersburg, FL) – May 24, 2003; pg. B7)

Billie Gregory Ellison

Mrs. Billie Gregory Ellison, age 47, a resident of 3024 Market Street Extension, Washington, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at her home.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Ware’s Chapel United Methodist Church, conducted by Pastor Joan Fischer. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  The following will serve as pallbearers: Allen Dixon, Cleveland Mayo, Eddie Ellison II, Travis Cherry, Justin Boyette and Jeremy Wallace. Tyler Edwards and Justin Hodges will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Mrs. Ellison was born at Seymour Johnson AFB hospital on April 23, 1966. She was the daughter of Bill Cooper and the late Julia Ann Jones Cooper. Mrs. Ellison received an Associate’s Degree from Beaufort County Community College, where she was a member of Gamma Beta Phi and received the 1995 Governor’s Award for her achievements. She was a child care teacher at Ware’s Chapel United Methodist Church Pre-School. Mrs. Ellison loved being a preschool teacher.  She was a member of Ware’s Chapel United Methodist Church. In her spare time, Mrs. Ellison loved doing crafts and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  On April 22, 2005, she married Perry Ellison, Jr., who survives.  Surviving with her husband are her sons, John Gregory, Jr. and wife, Kacie, Timothy Gregory and wife, Kimery, Eric Gregory and wife, Katie all of Washington; three grandchildren, Hayden Gregory, Jared Gregory and Emma Jo Gregory; sister, Georgia Scherer of Washington; two brothers, Bobby Cooper and Ray Cooper of Ayden; and two brothers in law, Eddie Ellison and wife, Carol, Cleveland Mayo and her beloved mother in law, Bonnie Ellison all of Washington.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Ellison family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Donies T. Ellison

Donies T. Ellison, 47, of Hartford, died Tuesday, (July 16, 1996) at Hartford Hospital. Born in Washington, NC, son of Verneice Ellison of Manchester and the late Raleigh Abraham Ellison. He had lived in the Hartford area most of his life. He was employed for over 25 years at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft and was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Hartford. Besides his mother he leaves a sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Joseph Bell of Manchester; a niece, Tashima V. Bell; tw o nephews, Tyrohn V. Bell and Trenton V. Bell; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Memorial services will be held Monday, (July 22), 7 p.m. at the Shiloh Baptist Church, 350 Albany Ave., Hartford with the Rev. King T. Hayes officiating. Burial will be private at Mt. Saint Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. Carmon Windsor Funeral Home has care of arrangements.  (The Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT) – July 19, 1996; pg. B8)

James Farrell Ellison, Jr.

Mr. James Farrell Ellison Jr., 61, of Green Valley, Ariz., died Aug. 16, 2006, in Tucson, Ariz.  A graveside service will be conducted today at 2 p.m. in Oakdale Cemetery with Father Charles Kettlewell officiating.  Arrangements are by Paul Funeral Home, Washington.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Thursday, November 2, 2006)

Edwin Frank Elvin

VIRGINIA BEACH - Edwin ''Eddie'' Frank Elvin, 53, of the 3600 block of Windmill Drive, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002 at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.  Born in Bath, N.C., Mr. Elvin was the son of Lenora Gurganus Elvin and the late Frank Elvin. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and had worked with Landmark Communications. Eddie was an avid golfer and New York Mets fan.  Besides his mother, Mr. Elvin is survived by his wife, Jean Elvin of Virginia Beach; his father- and mother-in-law, Donald and Anne Reisch of Chesapeake; a brother, Allen Elvin of Virginia Beach; two sisters, Joann Gaylord of Greenville, N.C., and Beth Estes of Suffolk; and 15 nieces and nephews, who knew Mr. Elvin as ''Uncle Eddie.''  The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, by Father James Gordon. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.  (The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA) – December 30, 2002; pg. B8)

William Robert Enecks

Mr. William Robert “Will” Enecks, age 62, a resident of 3568 J.C. Galloway Rd., Greenville, died Sunday April 22, 2012 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville.  Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm Wednesday April 25, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and will be conducted by Pastor Steve Smith assisted by Pastor Ola Forbes, Jr. Burial will follow at Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Malcolm Smith, Carl Hartsfield, Greg Wilson, Jake Postma, F.A. Dixon, and Skipper Dougherty will serve as pallbearers.  Mr. Enecks, who was born in Palm Beach, Florida on July 23, 1949 to the late Parnell and Elizabeth Berryman Enecks, grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a graduate of East Carolina University and was a Reserve Commissioned Officer in the United States Army. He was a retired field investigator with the N.C. State Board of Heating, Plumbing and Fire Sprinkler Contractors. Will was an avid outdoorsman, cyclist, golfer and was an accomplished woodworker.  Survivors include his wife of the home, Dell Smith Enecks, one brother, Jon Enecks and wife Pat of Hendersonville, Tennessee, two sisters, Marion Dolan of High Springs, Florida, Elizabeth Mobley of Lancaster, South Carolina, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Elaine and Tom Grubb of Fayetteville, and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mary and Delma Smith of Chocowinity.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until 2:30 pm Wednesday April 25, 2012 prior to the service at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Enecks family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Roland F. Engelhardt

Roland F. "Roli" Engelhardt, age 62, a resident of Autumnfield of Belhaven, died Friday, October 21, 2011 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.  A celebration of his life will be Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 11:30 AM at Trinity Episcopal Church, Chocowinity, NC with The Rev. Joseph "Sonny" Browne officiating. Special music will be provided by Shirley Kuhn and Vondra Joyner. A reception will be held in the parish hall immediately following the service for family and friends. The family will receive friends at other times at the home of Lisa and Bobby Clark, James Court, Chocowinity, NC. A memorial service will be held following the service at Oakdale Cemetery in the family plot.  Roli was born in Beaufort County September 18, 1949 son of the late Dr. R. F. Engelhardt and Velma Cutler Engelhardt. He was a graduate of Washington High School and Harrell's Hair Design and Institute. Roli had a very extensive career in hair design working most recently with his special friend Kathy Moore at Inner Banx Styling Team. He was owner and operator of multiple shops in Greenville, and also worked in Southern Pines and Rocky Mount. Roli was not only known for his ability as a hairstylist but also for his ability to entertain his clients. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Chocowinity. Roli is survived by his "baby sister" Lisa Engelhardt Clark and husband Bobby of Chocowinity, and his extended family Radell and Charlie Rasmussen and their children Emma and Ashlee of Washington and Walter "Walt" Clark of Washington, his "other sister" Brenda Hoehn of Chocowinity, various cousins and special caring family and staff at "Autumn Fields" of Belhaven.  Roli was a unique and beloved child of God, with a creative and stylish spirit. One would say that Roli had a very "colorful" personality and all that truly knew him grew to love him.    (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Thursday, October 27, 2011)

Velma Cutler Engelhardt

Ms. Velma Cutler Engelhardt, age 97, a resident of East Main Street, Washington, NC passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the home of her loving niece and caretaker, Gaynelle Mills and husband, Fred. A celebration of her life will be held at 11 AM Friday, September 23, 2011 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Chocowinity, NC, officiated by Rev. Joseph "Sonny" Browne. Special music will be provided by the Weatherly sisters. A reception will be held for family and friends immediately following the service in the church parish hall. A private committal service will be held at Oakdale Cemetery. Fred Mills, Albert Mills, Calvin Ellis, Walt Clark, Charlie Rasmussen and Chris Minton will serve as pallbearers. Ms. Engelhardt will lie in state at Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations from 1 PM to 6 PM on Thursday, September 22, 2011. The family will receive friends other times at the home of Bobby and Lisa Clark, 102 James Court in the Cypress Landing Community in Chocowinity.  Ms. Velma and her twin sister, Vivian, were born on October 16, 1913 in Beaufort County, daughter of the late David R. Cutler and Maude Pipkin Cutler. She received her education through Beaufort County Schools and later attended Cosmetology School. Ms. Velma attended Trinity Episcopal Church and recently attended Gold Point Church of Christ in Robersonville. She was an avid collector, who possessed a quick wit and had a great sense of humor. Her life career was just being Velma. "She was something else."  Survivors include her son, Roli Engelhardt of Belhaven, NC; daughter, Lisa E. Clark and husband, Bobby of Chocowinity, NC; several nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Callorie C. Owens, Evelyn C. Morris, twin sister, Vivian C. Weatherly and Doris C. Toler.  Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations has been given the honor of being entrusted with serving the Engelhardt family.  (Hillside Funeral Home)

Gladys Ree Engle

Gladys Ree Engle, 72, formerly of Virginia Beach, died June 8, 1993, in Houston.  Mrs. Engle was born in Beaufort County, N.C. She was a homemaker and the widow of Clarence Ward Engle.  Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Ann Owens of Houston; seven sisters, Louise J. Psalmonds of Durham, N.C., Bessie Mae Ward of Virginia, Gertrude Linn of Yorktown, Va., Lucy Mildred Stallings of Lake Gaston, N.C., Estelle J. Woolard and Mary Elizabeth Sheppard, both of North Carolina, and Ruby Faye Sloane of Newport News; two brothers, William Hayward Jones of Anchorage, Alaska and Ernest Earl Jones of Florida; and three granddaughters, Wendy Elizabeth Boroody and Jennifer Lynn Boroody, both of Houston, and Sandra Kay Boroody of Chesapeake.  A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel, by the Rev. Melvin Hughes. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday.  (The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, NC) – January 12, 1993; pg. D2)

Catherine Fulford Gill Epperson

Mrs. Catherine Fulford Gill Epperson, 86, formerly of Williamsburg, Va., died Monday, May 19, 2008, at Britthaven of Washington. A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Williamsburg, Va.  Mrs. Epperson was born in Beaufort County on Jan. 8, 1922. She was the daughter of the late J.C. Neal Fulford and Mary Frances Moore. She was married to John Fletcher Epperson, who preceded her in death.  Survivors include one half sister, Phrocine Bonney of Pamlico Beach.  She was preceded in death by one sister, Hattie Hopkins; two brothers, Isaiah Fulford and Archie Fulford and two half brothers, Robert S. Fulford Sr. and Dean Fulford Sr.  The family will receive friends Friday from 9-10 a.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home of Williamsburg, Va.  Arrangements are by Nelsen Funeral Home of Williamsburg, Va. Local arrangements are by Paul Funeral Home of Washington.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Tuesday, May 20, 2008)

Mary Elliott Epps

AIKEN - Mary Elizabeth "Mary Bess" Elliott Epps, age 60, of Aiken, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at her home.  Mary Bess was born in Washington, NC, to the late Richard Dillard and Katherine Lawrence Elliott. She was reared in Williamston, NC. A graduate of Watts Hospital School of Nursing in Durham, NC, with additional studies at USC Aiken, Mary Bess was a registered nurse and certified OR nurse and was employed with Aiken Regional Medical Center until 2001. She was a member of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, Sand River Woman's Club, Sunshine Garden Club, Aiken Mardi Gras Club, The Student Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, The Cotillion Club; served on the Vestry, the Altar Guild, in the Stephen ministry, and taught Sunday School at St. Thaddeus; served on the Tri-Development Board (former Chairperson), Aiken Area Council on Aging, the City of Aiken All-American City Team, chaired the Queen of Hearts benefit for the American Heart Association; belonged to several bridge clubs and just loved being with her family and friends; she fought colon cancer for almost four years and was an example of courage and determination for others.  She is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert F. "Sonny" Epps, III whom she met in 1962 when she was a freshman nursing student, and he was a senior in college. They have been married thirty-nine years, of which the last thirty-two were in Aiken. She is also survived by her son and daughter in law, Elliott Fleetwood and Dr. Amy Rawl Epps; grandchildren, John Elliott Epps and Thomas Rawl Epps; sisters, Roberta Elliott Wynne of Williamston, NC, and Ann Lawrence Elliott and her husband, Dr. Elton Newbern, of Enfield, NC; sister-in-law, Connie Epps and her husband, Pat Johnson, of Lake City, SC; and beloved extended family. She was preceded in death by a son, William Lawrence Epps.  Funeral services will be at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 at St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church with The Rev. Jerry DuBose officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Stevenson McClelland Building following the service.  The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Shellhouse Funeral Home, 924 Hayne Ave.  (The State (Columbia, SC) – June 7, 2005; pg. B4)

Pinear Mae Windley Epps

EDENTON, NC - Mrs. Pinear Mae “Pat” Windley Epps , 84, of 310 White Oak Drive, Edenton, died Sunday, November 23, 2008, in her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the widow of Rev. Ralph I. Epps, her husband of 60 years, who died in January of this year.  Pinear Mae Windley was born in the Yeatesville community of Beaufort County, NC, to Charles Sylvester “Wes” Windley and Ella Keech Windley. She graduated in 1940 from Bath High School and in 1945 from East Carolina Teachers’ College, now ECU. She began her teaching career at Brogden High School in Dudley, NC, and continued for more than 40 years, with time out to raise her children, to teach gifted education, social studies, and home economics in secondary schools all over Eastern North Carolina, including Weldon, Orrum, Alamance County, Rocky Mount, Zebulon, Washington, and Columbia. In the early 1970’s, she was the director of Operation OURS in Graham, a program established to assist families living in subsidized housing. Under her direction, the program offered activities for senior citizens, childcare, after-school programs, and classes in sewing, cooking, and parenting.  In 1947, she married Ralph Isaac Epps, a student pastor studying at Duke Divinity School. They served together in ministry in Stem, Maxton, Laurel Hill, Grifton, Weldon, Fairmont, Mebane, Rocky Mount, Raleigh, Washington, and Edenton, becoming known to their congregations as “Preacher & Pat”, a true team. Until her illness prevented her from continuing to serve, she taught Sunday School and played the piano for services at Bethany UMC in Belvidere, her husband’s last charge. She sang in church choirs and was active in United Methodist Women.  Mrs. Epps is survived by her children, Barbara Tuttle of Richmond, VA, Ralph Isaac, Jr., of Edenton, and Karen Owens of Raleigh; her grandchildren, Carolyn Tuttle, Debbie T. Phillips and husband Jon, David Epps, Malia Epps, and Jonathan Owens. She is also survived by her brother, Charles “C.B.” Windley and wife Jean of Yeatesville, her sister, Barbara “Bobbie” Windley of Oxford, her brother-in-law, Case Van Wyk of Terra Ceia, and a loving family of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Lucille Windley and husband James, Ethial Stell and husband Otis, and Ellene Van Wyk.  The family will receive friends in Edenton United Methodist Church on Wednesday, November 26, from noon until funeral services begin at 2 p.m. Rev. Charles Moseley and Rev. Ed Rutenkroger will officiate. Burial will follow at Beaver Hill Cemetery.  Swindell Funeral and Cremation Services of Hertford is serving the family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Tuesday, November 25, 2008)

Nellie Lee Equils

Nellie Lee Equils, 86, died Sept. 28, 2002, in a Virginia Beach hospital. She had been a resident of Norfolk since 1940 and resided at Cypress Pointe Assisted Living in Virginia Beach during the past year.  Born in Aurora, N.C., Nell was the daughter of George W. and Sarah Walker Lee. Her father, George W., was a direct descendent of Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Lees of Virginia. She was predeceased by her parents; a brother, Raleigh B. Lee; and a sister, Cora Lee Buck. She is survived by a sister, Elsie Lee Dail of Mount Olive, N.C., along with many nieces and nephews. She was a life member of White Hill Baptist Church in Aurora.  Nellie was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Radford W. Equils, in 1994. She is survived by her son, James W. Equils and wife Marcia of Laguna Hills, Calif.; and a daughter, Dr. Nancy E. Hyatt and husband William of Virginia Beach. She was the beloved grandmother of William G. Hyatt III and wife Carla of Chesapeake, Su Hyatt of Los Angeles, Shawn E. Sinclair and husband Brian of Tustin Ranch, Calif., Douglas Equils and wife Ozlem of Sherman Oaks, Calif., and Brandon Equils of Laguna Hills. Nellie was the proud great-grandmother of Amanda, Alex, Lauren and Anna, all of California.  Nellie lived her entire life lovingly caring for home and family. She was a devoted and loving ''Mom,'' ''Maw-Maw,'' and ''Mom-Mom,'' who always placed the needs of others before her own. She was deeply loved by her family and friends and will always live in the hearts of all who knew her.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel, 1485 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk.  (The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, VA) – September 30, 2002; pg. B6)

Wilma Virginia Lawrence Ernul

Mrs. Wilma Virginia Lawrence Ernul, 76, of 421 W. Ninth St., Washington, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at Britthaven of Washington. A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in The Temple of Jesus Christ United Church, Washington, with Bishop James Woolard officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Washington.  Mrs. Ernul was born in Beaufort County on Oct. 5, 1930. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Carrie Woolard Lawrence. She attended the Beaufort County Schools. She was married to Earl C. Ernul Sr., who preceded her in death. She retired from the John Small school cafeteria in Washington. She was a member of The Temple of Jesus Christ, Washington, where she served on the usher board, gospel chorus, cooking committee and women’s auxiliary.  Survivors include two sons, Earl C. Ernul Jr. and William Arthur Ernul, both of Washington; one brother, Arthur Jackson Lawrence of Washington; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by five brothers and six sisters.  The family will receive friends at the home of Wanda Harvey, 1303 Nicholson St., Washington.  Arrangements are by Randolph Funeral Home, 219 N. Bonner St., Washington.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Tuesday, August 7, 2007)

Nelson David Van Essendelft

WASHINGTON, NC - Nelson David Van Essendelft, 64, of 305 S. Wedgewood Drive, died Wednesday, November 12, 2008 in his home.  Mr. Van Essendelft was born in Suffolk County, NY and was the son of Alice Luyendyk Van Essendelft of Belhaven and the late Cornelius Adrian Van Essendelft. Retired after 25 years as a chief engineer with the Ferry Division of NCDOT, he had also worked as a commercial fisherman and tug boat engineer. A member of Covenant United Reformed Church and Gideons International, he was a past member of both the Christian Motorcycle Association and the Christian Coalition and had served in the New York National Guard from 1966 through 1971.  In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife of nearly 42 years, Jessica Kuiken Van Essendelft; three sons, Seth D. Van Essendelft and wife Barbra of Weston, FL, Stephen J. Van Essendelft and wife Kimberly of Virginia Beach and David J. Van Essendelft and wife Holly of Gatesville; a sister, Sue Slager of Pinetown; a brother, Bernard Van Essendelft of Pantego; and seven grandchildren, Hannah, Abigail, Caroline, Eliza, Phillip, Jessica, and Josie Van Essendelft.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in Covenant United Reformed Church, 24599 US Hwy 264 E., Pantego, by the Rev. Calvin J. Tuininga. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery in Washington. Friends may join the family Friday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the church and all other times at the residence.  Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, is assisting the family with arrangements.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Friday, November 14, 2008)

Kimberly Pishnock Etchison

Kimberly Pishnock Etchison, age 47, of 4812 Brookside Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC died Saturday, April 11, 2009 as the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.   A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at St. Clair’s Church of Christ, Bath with Craig Hagan officiating.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington, NC.  Kimberly was born December 11, 1961 in Beaufort County to Jack and Ann Pishnock. She graduated from Bath High School in 1980 and was employed in the tourist trade in Myrtle Beach. Kimberly was a member of St. Clair’s Church of Christ, Bath.  In addition to her parents survivors include two sons, Ryan P. Burbage of Newport, NC and Jayson Etchison of Conway, SC; two brothers, Mike Pishnock and Reid “Buddy” Pishnock, both of Bath, NC; and one sister, Ronda Pishnock Brooks and husband Ray Ray of Bath, NC; and two granddaughters, Haley and Peyton Burbage of Newport, NC.  She was preceded in death by one sister, Beverly D. Pishnock.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] - Tuesday, April 14, 2009)

Estelle Curle Etheridge

Mrs. Estelle C. Etheridge, age 82, a resident of Arbor Drive, Washington, NC died Saturday, June 16, 2007 at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home in Washington, NC.  A memorial service will beld at 3:00 PM, Saturday, June 23, 2007 in Brown Chapel at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church officiated by the Reverend Kevin Johnson and the Reverend A. Donald Wiesner.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the Rena B. Harding room at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.  Mrs. Etheridge was born in Hertford County, NC on October 4, 1924, daughter of the late Ernest Curle and the late Eva Parker Curle.  She married George A. Etheridge, Jr. on June 16, 1946, who preceded her in death in November 1982.  Mrs. Etheridge was a homemaker.  She was a member and Sunday School teacher at Trinity Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, VA.  She was an active member of civic organizations that fostered the welfare of children for forty years.  She was more recently a member of Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Washington, NC.  Mrs. Etheridge is survived by her children; son, George Ernest Etheridge of Bethel, NC and grandson, Johnathan Sinclaire Etheridge of Chesapeake, VA; daughter, Anna Etheridge Sizemore and granddaughters, Susan Gayle Sizemore and Catherine Parker Sizemore, all of Washington, NC; daughter, Frances Etheridge Nance and husband, Clifton Nance of Newport, NC and grandson, Paul Alan Richardson of Winston Salem, NC; daughter, Sarah Christine Cargill and husband, Christopher R. Cargill and grandson, Kristopher Robin Cargill of Sharpsburh, MD; a brother, “Bo” Curle and wife, Sylvia Curle of Whaleyville, VA; and a sister, Gayle Futrell and husband, Sidney Futrell of Plano, TX.  She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Raye C. Umphlett and Frances C. Alexander and three brothers, Woodrow Curle, “JP” Curle and Franklin Curle.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Saturday, June 23, 2007)

Paul Collins Etheridge, Jr.

Paul Collins Etheridge, Jr. age 25, a resident of 522 Betsy Elbow Road, Washington, died Sunday April 9, 2006 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.  A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday April 13, 2006 at the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home in Washington officiated by Pastor Ron Bousquet. Burial will follow in the Woolard Family Cemetery.  Jonathan Bell, Keith Bousquet, Michael Harper, Kenny Kirkland, Derek Elks and Wayne Elks will serve as pallbearers.  Collins was born in Beaufort County on February 16, 1981, son of Linda Elks Woolard and the late Paul Collins Etheridge, Sr. He was employed as a cabinet door specialist with Sutton Cabinets.  In addition to his parents, Bill and Linda Woolard of Washington, he is survived by his son: Devin Paul Etheridge of Goldsboro; his employer, Mr. Lindsey Sutton, whom he dearly loved and thought of as a grandfather; also, his dog, Charlie, whom he loved very much.  He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Chester and Mary Susie Elks and Lillie Bell Woolard and Christine Etheridge.  The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Paul Funeral Home in Washington and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Etheridge Family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Wednesday, April 12, 2006)

Agnes Frye Barber Etters

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” - 2 Timothy 4:7   Agnes Frye Barber Etters, 82, of 9065 Old Sand Hill Rd., Aurora, NC passed away at Wilson Medical Center in Wilson NC on Thursday, December 17, 2009 after a valiant battle with complications from a catastrophic fall injury.  Mrs. Etters was preceded in death by her parents Daniel and Minnie Frye; sons, Billy Etters, Wally Etters, Carlton Ray Barber and John A. Barber; daughters, Sandra B. Parker and Jeanette B. Woodard; brothers, Martin Frye and Joe Tyson; and sister, Winnie Neeley.  She is survived by sons, Daryl L. Barber of Wilson, Roger Barber and Jerry Barber, both of Aurora; daughters, Pamela Stahl of Rocky Mount and Sylvia Jones of Wilson; sisters, Gladys Pittman and Laura West of Lumberton, NC; brother, Bill Frye of Clarksville, TN; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her beloved dog “Trixie” who was such a comforting and loving companion in her later declining years.  Mrs. Etters was a beloved resident of the Small community near Aurora, NC. She was a long time member of White Hill FWB Church where she sang in the choir for many years until failing health and eyesight limited her participation. She was as Godly a woman as you would find on the face of the Earth and was known for, and frequently requested, to lead prayer for the church services. Boy could she pray some beautiful and powerful prayers. She prided herself in the fact that for 27 straight years she read the Bible from “in the beginning” in Genesis to “amen” in Revelation, and even in her later years could recite almost any verse in the Bible, verbatim.  A celebration of her life services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009 at White Hill FWB Church in the Small community near Aurora with Pastor Wesley Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  A visitation and viewing will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday night, Dec. 19, at the church. To honor the celebration of her life, Mrs. Etters beloved nephew, Lacy Pittman, and his gospel group, the Glorymen, will perform some of her favorite Gospel songs.  Arrangements are by Bryant Funeral Home & Cremations, Alliance, NC.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Sunday, December 20, 2009)

Gisela Villwock Eubanks

Mrs. Gisela V. Eubanks, age 83, a resident of McNair St., Washington, NC, died Monday, July 30, 2012 at home with her family. A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service officiated by Rev. Bob Paciocco. Marvin L. Eubanks, Ted W. Eubanks, Keith Douglas, Jonathan Eubanks, Stuart Eubanks and Tyler Douglas will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will follow the visitation at Pamlico Memorial Gardens, Washington, NC.   Gisela was born in Jeseritz, Germany on February 24, 1929 daughter of Franz and Hedwig Rohde Villwock. She was a homemaker and married to Marvin Wells Eubanks of the home who survives.   In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Marvin Leonard Eubanks and wife Denise, Rosie Eubanks Douglas and husband Keith all of Washington and Ted William Eubanks and wife Robbie of Raleigh, her brother Guenter Villwock and wife Dene of New Bern, her sister, Ursula Hendrich of Bremerhaven, Germany, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.   Gisela was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter.   The Eubanks family would like to extend their deepest appreciation for the love and care that was provided by AseraCare Hospice of Greenville, NC and Care Partners of Ayden, NC.  (Hillside Funeral Home)

 

Mr. Archie “Jay” Edmond Evans, Jr., age 73, a resident of 1639 South Asbury Church Road, Washington, NC died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Vidant Medical Center of Greenville.  A funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, August 7, 2014 at First Church of Christ in Washington officiated by Steve Hill and Eddie Lowen. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Cory Jones, Cameron Jones, Evan Lowen, Josh Evans, Troy Cutler and Kent Vaughn will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Cutler, Rodney Evans, Stephen Cutler and Mark Evans.  The family will receive friends 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday August 6, 2014 at First Church of Christ Family Life Center in Washington and other times at the home.  Mr. Evans was born in Beaufort County on August 11, 1940 son of the late Archie E. Evans, Sr. and the late Beulah Mae Lewis Evans. He was a 1960 graduate of Washington High School. On July 7, 1961 he married the former Sandra Gaye Cox who survives. Mr. Evans was the owner/operator of Archie Evans, Jr. Construction until his retirement and had worked with Sears of Washington. He was a former member of Bunyan Ruritan Club and a charter member and past president of Bunyan Volunteer Fire Department. He was a former president of the Beaufort County Home Builders Association and a member of First Church of Christ in Washington.  Surviving along with Mr. Evans’ wife Sandi of the home are two daughters: Chenoa Evans Jones of Washington and Sharon Evans Lowen and her husband Eddie of Springfield, IL; a son: David J. Evans and his wife Paige of Washington; a sister: Yvonne Evans Cutler and her husband William of Washington; three brothers: Edmond Lewis Evans and his wife Joyce of Washington, Edward McCoy “Coy” Evans and his wife Gail of Washington and Isaac Malcolm “Ike” Evans and his wife Rita of Washington and six grandchildren: Cory Jones, Cameron Jones, Josh Evans, and Emma Evans all of Washington and Evan Lowen and Kristina Lowen both of Springfield, IL.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Evans family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

  Arline Rozelle Evans

Mrs. Arline Rozelle Evans, age 82, a resident of 655 Keysville Road, Washington, died Saturday, February 21, 2009 at her home.  A memorial service will be held 10.00 am Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at the Bath United Methodist Church, conducted by Pastor Kelli Sorg and Carol Richardson.  Mrs. Evans was born in Luzerne County, Pa. on September 15, 1926. She was the daughter of the late William Stanley Rozelle and Edith May Belles Rozelle. On June 15, 1947, Mrs. Evans married George Franklin Evans, who preceded her in death, January 25, 1995. She lived in Roslyn, Pa. before moving here in 1987. Mrs. Evans was a homemaker. She was a member of the Bath United Methodist Church, president of the Bath UMC Women, and member of the Prayer Shawl committee.  Survivors include her son, Gerald Franklin Evans and his wife, Sarah of Raleigh; her daughter, Eloise E. Wood of Washington; two granddaughters, Jennifer Wood of Washington, Krystal Turner of Yanceyville; one grandson, Christopher Chandler of Raleigh; two sisters, Wanda Vopleus and husband, Cecil of Athol, NY, Thais Gries and her husband, Carl of Harrisburg, PA; and sister in law, Glenna Rozelle of Orange, PA. In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond C. Rozelle.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 pm to 8: 30 pm Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at Paul Funeral Home, Washington and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Evans family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Clay Hansen Evans

Clay Hansen Evans, 31, of 434 Creekside Drive, Swan Quarter died Saturday July 9, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville.  Born in Beaufort County, December 8, 1979, he was the son of Martin and Carol Wolfe Evans.  Precious and beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, Clay never knew a stranger, his heart was as big as the world, he believed in living life to the fullest and he will be missed more than words can say.  A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday July 13, 2011 at Providence United Methodist Church, with Steve Bryan officiating.  Surviving in addition to his parents are two brothers William Martin "Marty" Evans, Jr. and wife Kristin of Ayden, and Dane Evans of Swan Quarter; a nephew Jackson W. Evans; and a niece Lainy M. Evans; paternal grandmother Mrs. Lucille Evans of Belhaven.  He was preceded in death by a brother Ryan Wolfe Evans; maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Wolfe and paternal grandfather Mr. Thurman Evans.   The family will receive friends at Bryan Funeral Service on Tuesday evening, 6 to 8 p.m. and other times at the home.  Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter.  (Bryan Funeral Service)

OUR SPECIAL PRAYERS AND SYMPATHY are extended to Martin and Carol Evans, Marty and Dane in the death of their middle son, Clay on Saturday as a result of an accident on Ocracoke recently.  This loss is so difficult for parents and family members and our prayers are so very important as we lift them up to God' special care.  Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday morning at Providence Church in Swan Quarter.  (Soule Church Newsletter - July 13, 2011)

Oliver Creech Evans

Mr. Oliver Creech Evans, age 79, a resident of Washington, died Thursday August 5, 2010.  Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Sunday August 8, 2010 at Oakdale Cemetery and will be conducted by Derik Davis.  Mr. Evans was born in Nash County on July 30, 1931 to the late Herman and Oradell Mary Rose Evans. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Evans continued his career in law enforcement serving as Sergeant with the Washington Police Department where he was the first motorcycle patrol officer and also at the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department and as a security officer for many local businesses.  Survivors include his daughter, Pat Tyson and husband Jerome of Washington; one granddaughter, Heather L. Cherry of Washington; one grandson, Jacob Tyson of Washington and two great grandchildren, Emaleigh Grace Cherry and Trey Cherry. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Frances Rose Evans Padgette.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Saturday August 7, 2010 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and other times at the home of Jerome and Pat Tyson, 112 Hillingdale Dr., Washington.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Evans family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Peggy Ann Williams Evans

Mrs. Peggy Ann Williams Evans went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday February 27, 2009. She was at home surrounded by her family and friends at the time.  A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday March 1, 2009 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens officiated by Pastor Melvin Haas. Mrs. Evans was born in Beaufort County on October 8, 1937, daughter of the late Clive Tyndall Williams and the late Myrtle Rogers Williams. She attended Chocowinity High School and on March 31, 1981 married J.T. Evans who survives. Mrs. Evans was a homemaker and an inactive member of Haw Branch Church of Christ but in her heart she felt the embrace of the out pouring of love from Ephesus Free Will Baptist Church. She loved God and Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior first and foremost. Mrs. Evans was a loving, giving and compassionate person who touched many people. She made an impact on many peoples’ lives, some of which never knew where the generosity came from. Mrs. Evans had a love for animals which is reflected by the many she rescued and found good homes for. She was a loving wife, mother and mama who will be truly missed but never forgotten. Mrs. Evans is survived by her husband: J.T. Evans of the home; two daughters: Regina Apple and her husband Joe of Blounts Creek and Angela Quick and her husband Richard of Wilson; a granddaughter: Paige Apple of Blounts Creek; a brother: Jack Williams and his wife Kay of Vanceboro; many nephews, nieces and special friends. Mrs. Evans was preceded in death by her parents; one sister: Shirley Ann Williams and two brothers: George and Terry Williams. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday February 28, 2009 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington and at other times at the home located at 104 S. Dimock Road, the Smallwood community of Washington. Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Evans family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Saturday, February 28, 2009)

David Caldwell Everett, Sr.

Mr. David Caldwell (Red) Everett, Sr., 89, of 4802 Jackson Swamp Rd, Bath, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Britthaven of Washington.  Funeral services will be held Monday, Sept. 1, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Bath Christian Church, conducted by the Reverend Curtis White, pastor of the Bath Christian Church. Burial, with Masonic Rites, will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Members of the Bath Ruritan and Lions Clubs will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Mr. Everett was born at home in Beaufort County at Pinetown, June 12, 1919, son of the late Robert Thomas and Lillian Ruth Webster Everett, Sr.  In 1969, he married Eleanor Dixon, who survives. In 1968, he married Adrienne Mae ‘Peggy’ Johnson, who survives. After attending Bath High School, he was married on May 26, 1943 to Elsie Bowen, who preceded him in death on June 12, 2005. Also surviving are two sons, David C. Everett, Jr. and Surry Parker Everett, Lt. Col., US Army, Ret. and wife Dorothy Olson Everett, Lt. Col., US Army, Ret. of Bath, daughter-in-law Jacquelyn Everett of Bayview and son-in-law James Hall of Pinnacl; four grandchildren, Bridget Bowen Needham Howard of Greensboro, Patricia Lindsay Everett Meekins and Jennifer Jo Everett, both of Manteo, and David C. Everett, III and his wife Amy of Northern Virginia; five great grandchildren, Zachery Everett, Sarah, Hannah, and Rebecca Meekins, and Joshua Howard; three step grandchildren, Christopher Womack and wife Sarah Parker Womack of Washington, and Tracy Stallings of Wilson, and Mark Stallings, US Air Force; and many nieces and nephews. Also surviving is one brother, William Blount Everett and his wife, Maletha, of Florida. Mr. Everett was preceded in death by a daughter, Valerie Bowen Everett Hall, one grandchild, Surry Diane Pace, two brothers, Robert T. Everett, Jr, who died June 15, 1999, Warren Nicholson Everett and two sisters, Lalla Ruth Everett Davis and Mildred Inez Everett Brooks.  Mr. Everett, a US Navy veteran of WWII, was a Pearl Harbor Survivor aboard the USS New Orleans. He served in the Pacific throughout WWII, including the Battles of Coral Sea, Midway, and Wake Island, operations off Guadalcanal and Solomon Islands, the bombardment and occupation of Makin and Gilbert Islands and the task force raid on Kwajalein and Wotje Islands. Returning home after WWII, he became a storekeeper for Bowen Supply Company at Surry near Bath. Becoming the rural letter carrier for the Bath Post Office in 1951, he retired from the US Postal Service in 1967. Active in Beaufort County and state politics, he once ran for sheriff of Beaufort County. He was a long-serving Democratic chairman of Surry precinct, and later of Surry-Bath precinct. He served two terms as the county chair of the Beaufort County Democratic Party. In the early 1960s, he and his wife Elsie owned and operated a convenience store and boat dock in Bath. In his early years, he played baseball in the Beaufort County league, playing for the White Post and Bath teams. Later he coached the Bath pony and little league baseball teams for several years. Mr. Everett was a member of the Bath Christian Church, American Legion Post 15, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Masonic Lodge of Belhaven, the Bath Lions Club, the Bath Ruritan Club (charter member) and a recovering alcoholic for over 40 years.  The family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home.   Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Everett family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Sunday, August 31, 2008)

Dorothy Williams Everett

Mrs. Dorothy Williams Everett, age 92, a resident of 464 Firetower Lane, Bath, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at her home.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, January 7, 2013 at Everett’s Church of Christ, 48 S. White Post Road, Pinetown, conducted by Dennis R. Davis. Burial will follow in the Everett Family Cemetery.  The following will serve as pallbearers: Larry Mobley, Jr., Randy Woolard, Keenan Woolard, Gilbert Rumley Everett II, William Thomas Everett and Matt Respass.  Mrs. Everett was born in Belhaven, N.C. on August 8, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Tilton Williams and Mattie Paul Williams. Mrs. Everett worked in the cotton mills in Roanoke Rapids until her family moved to the area in 1952. After the move, she was a homemaker, farmer’s wife and nurse’s aide. Mrs. Everett was a member of the Everett’s Church of Christ and the Ladies’ Aide of the Church. She loved sewing, quilting, knitting and gardening as long as her health permitted. Mrs. Everett was “an excellent baby sitter and enjoyed helping raise her grandchildren”.  In February of 1941, she married Irvin Rumley Everett, who preceded her in death, October 28, 1979.  Survivors include her three sons, Reuben Everett of Chesapeake, Va., Mitchell Everett and wife, Denise Everett of Pinetown, Gilbert Everett and wife, Lila Everett of Bath; a sister, Barbara W. Woolard and husband, Cedric of Washington; seven grandchildren; two step grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.  In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Everett was preceded in death by a daughter in law, Linda Everett; two brothers, J. Tilton Williams and Napoleon B. Williams; and a grandchild, Sharon Everett.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Monday, January 7, 2013 at Everett’s Church of Christ and other times at the home, 464 Firetower Lane, Bath.  Paul Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Everett family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Ellen Louvadia Ambrose Everett

Mrs. Ellen Louvadia Ambrose Everett, age 85, a resident of 111 Everett Community Road, Pinetown, NC died Tuesday, December 04, 2007 at Britthaven of Washington.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, December 7, 2007 at Everett’s Church of Christ with Dennis Davis officiating.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, December 6, 2007 at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Hwy 264 East, Washington, N. C.  Mrs. Everett was born in Beaufort County on March 29, 1922, daughter of the late David Franklin Ambrose and Annie Ella Silverthorne Ambrose.  She married the late Golden Miles Everett on February 3, 1939.  Mrs. Everett was an employee of the Sampson Shirt Factory for 17 years and a nurses assistant at the Beaufort County Hospital for 17 years.  She was an active member of the Everett’s Crossroads Church of Christ where she sang in the choir and was a piano accompanist.  Mrs. Everett was preceded in death by her husband Golden Miles Everett in 1998, a son Danny Lee Everett in 1973, a brother Ernest E. Ambrose in 1980, a sister Annie Christine Ambrose in 1935 and a granddaughter Kimberly Michele Everett in 1994.  Survivors include two daughters, Ellen E. Schwartz of Pinetown, and Jeanette E. Ryan of Washington; two sons, Golden Mitchell Everett of Washington and Nelson Taylor Everett of Tarboro; four sisters, Elva A. Bowen of Plymouth, Mavis A. Mohorn of Bath, Pauline A.Windley of Pinetown, and Jackie A. Boyd of Chocowinity; one brother, J. Franklin “Frankie” Ambrose of Washington; 6 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  Pallbearers will be the grandchildren, Steven Boyd of Roanoke, VA,  Andy Everett of Washington, Jason Everett of Washington, Karen Harrell of Waxhaw, NC, Paul Ryan of Tallahoma, TN and Resha Ryan of Washington.  (Paul Funeral Home obituary posted Thursday, December 6, 2007)

George Everett

Mr. George “Shelton” Everett, age 64, a resident of 102 Landon Drive and owner and operator of Slatestone Grocery and Grill, died Saturday, November 18, 2006 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, November 20, 2006 at the First Church of Christ Washington, conducted by Mark Lilley and Bobby Wallace. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  The following will serve as active pallbearers: William McCoy Woolard, Tony L. Manning, Matt Everett, Joe Simpson, Wayne N. Boyd, Jr., Tim. G. Little, Lee Everett, and Bill Vanderford. John Branch and Ken Mooring will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Mr. Everett was born in Martin County on January 28, 1942. He was the son of the late Richard Franklin Everett and Sally Louise Matthews Everett. Mr. Everett was a graduate of Robersonville High School, where he was a star pitcher on the baseball team. He signed with the San Francisco Giants out of high school. Later, Mr. Everett worked at Texasgulf for 10 years. He owned and operated Whitakers Grocery for seven years. In 1981, Mr. Everett established Slatestone Grocery and Grill.  Mr. Everett enjoyed golf and the outdoors. He was a member of the Washington Yacht and Country Club, Cypress Landing Golf Club, the Ayden Golf and Country Club and the Southern Dismal Hunting Club. Mr. Everett was a member of the Gold Point Christian Church.  On March 4, 1962, Mr. Everett married the former Sharon Leggett, who survives.  Surviving with his wife are his son, George Shelton Everett, Jr. and his wife, Deborah of Washington; his daughter, Tiffany Everett of Washington; his two grandchildren, Richard Shelton Everett and Erin Elizabeth Everett both of Washington and his brother, Richard G. Everett and his wife, Sandra of Greenville.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Sunday, November 19, 2006 at Paul Funeral Home, Washington and other times at his home, 102 Landon Drive, Washington.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington serving the Everett family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Monday, November 20, 2006)

Joseph Edward Everett

Joseph Edward "JE" Everett, age 39, a resident of 4753 Core Point Road, Blounts Creek, NC died Sunday, July 15, 2012.   A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM Friday, July 20, 2012 at 15th Street Church of God in Washington officiated by Pastor Johnny Jones. The family will receive friends from 1:00PM until the funeral hour at the church and other times at the homes of his father Ed Everett located at 61 Deerfield Lane, Pinetown, NC and his mother Brenda O'Carroll located at 4753 Core Point Road, Blounts Creek, NC.  Mr. Everett was born in Beaufort County November 1, 1972 the son of Edward Earl "Ed" Everett and Brenda Pinkham O'Carroll. JE as he was known by his family and friends attended D.H. Conley High School and Beaufort Community College. He also attended Flour Daniels Trade School where he studied for his trade in construction. Mr. Everett spent the last 20 years working construction as a pipefitter.  JE was known for his love of fishing and the many fishing stories that went along with his adventures.  He is survived by his father Ed Everett of Pinetown, NC; his mother, Brenda O'Carroll of Blounts Creek, NC; a sister, Melissa Everett and four nieces. Pamlico Funeral and Cremation Service of Washington is serving the Everett family.  (Pamlico Funeral & Cremation Service)

Mariette Smith Everett

Mrs. Mariette Smith Everett, a former resident of Everett Community Road, Pinetown, died Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at Ridgewood Manor in Washington.  Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2007 from the Chapel of Paul Funeral Home, Washington, conducted by Danny Robertson. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington.  The following will serve as pallbearers: Peyton Clark, Forrest Smith, Joseph Bowen, Randy Moore, Robert Whitley and Mike Swanner.  Mrs. Everett was born in Johnston County on February 10, 1910. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Percy Smith and Ione Elizabeth Britt Smith. Mrs. Everett attended and graduated from Four Oaks High School. She attended East Carolina Teachers’ College and graduated from Western Carolina Teachers’ College. During World War II, Mrs. Everett taught school at Portsmouth and worked in the Navy yard. On September 29, 1945, she married Gertha Bryant Everett, who preceded her in death, November 22, 1984. After she was married, Mrs. Everett served as a substitute teacher for many years.  Mrs. Everett was a member of the Athens Chapel Church of Christ, Ladies Aide #2 of the church, and the Pamlico Senior Citizens Club. She was a member of the Beaufort County Home Demonstration Club.  Survivors include a son, Wayne Bryant Everett of Pinetown; a daughter, Julia Dale Everett Panaro of Greenville and three grandchildren.  Mrs. Everett was preceded in death by three brothers, Edwin Sanders Smith, Rufus Dallas Smith, and Joseph Percy Smith, Jr. and a sister, Julia Wilmouth Smith.  The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2007 at Paul Funeral Home, Washington and other times at the home of her son, Wayne Everett, 647 Everett Community Road, Pinetown.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Everett family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Friday, February 23, 2007)

Pamela Sue Weldon Everett

Mrs. Pamela Sue Weldon Everett, age 52, a resident of 203 Meredith Road, Washington, died Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at Beaufort County Medical Center.  A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 15th Street Church of God with Pastor Thomas Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery. A.C. Davidson, Gordon Henry, Sr., Gordon Henry, Jr., Mike Myers, Chuck Samons, Pat Weldon and Kyle Wood will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Friday, December 11, 2009 at 15th Street Church of God Fellowship Hall.  Mrs. Everett was born in Olathe, KS on June 1, 1957 to John and Shirley Radel Weldon. Pamela worked for 30 years as a teacher in the childcare profession. On February 14, 1990 she married Johnny “Roy” Everett who survives. She was a member of 15th Street Church of God.  In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Dana Marie Rivet and husband Chip of Iowa; two brothers, Jon Larry Weldon of South Carolina and Patrick Joseph Weldon of Virginia; two sisters, Patricia Renick and Teresa Myers both of North Carolina; and three grandchildren, Taylor, Christopher and Scott Rivet.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Friday, December 11, 2009)

Terry Kay Everett

Ms. Terry Kay Everett, age 52, a resident of 585 Everett Road, Washington, died Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at her home.  A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, October 27, 2007 in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service with Cleve Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Preston Cutler, Jr., Charlie Vernon Cutler, Jerry Everett, Jr., Jonathan Brooks, Jason Brooks, Scotty Rose, Kevin Medlock and Derrick Gibbs will serve as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. this evening at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East and other times at the home of her mother, Betty Everett, 573 Everett Road, Washington.  Terry was born October 12, 1955 in Beaufort County. She was the daughter of Betty Brooks Everett and the late Vernon C. Everett. She was a graduate of Bath High School and received her Associate’s Degree from Beaufort County Community College. Terry was a residential counselor for the Beaufort County Developmental Center. She was a member of Athens Chapel Church of Christ.  She is survived by her children, Terri Cutler Brodnick and her husband, Tyler of Wake Forest, NC, Preston G. Cutler, Jr. and his wife, Stacy of Bath, NC, Sandy Kay Gant and her husband, Ryan of Jacksonville, NC, and Charlie Vernon Everett of Bath, NC; her mother, Betty Brooks Everett of Washington, NC; her twin brother, Jerry G. Everett of Pinetown, NC; and three grandchildren, MacKenzie Seiler, Payton Cutler and Addison Gant.  In addition to her father, Terry was preceded in death by one daughter Priscilla Cutler and one brother, Mike Everett.  Hillside Funeral Service of Washington is serving the Everett family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Friday, October 26, 2007)

Thelma Boyd Everett

Mrs. Thelma Boyd Everett, age 87, a resident of 665 N. White Post Rd., Pinetown, died Friday, June 22, 2012 at her home.  Funeral services will be 3:00 pm Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and will be conducted by Dennis Davis. Burial will follow in the Everett Community Cemetery. Mrs. Everett’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Vanessa Everett Perry and Natalie Everett will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Mrs. Everett was born in Beaufort County on June 15, 1925 to the late James Rufus Boyd and Edith Iowa Waters Boyd. On October 3, 1946 she married Daniel Mayhew Everett who preceded her in death on January 1, 1980. She received her Nurses Aid Degree and worked as a nurse’s aide with the Beaufort County Nursing Home for 14 years. Mrs. Everett was member of Everett’s Church of Christ and was a charter member of the Church’s Ladies Aid.  Survivors include one daughter. Argie Waters and husband Marlin of Washington, three sons, James Everett and wife Brenda, Danny Everett and wife Dale, Ernie Everett and wife Tracey all of Pinetown, nine grandchildren, Leslie Everett, Jeffery Everett, Nathan Everett, Thomas Everett, Heath Everett, Marlin Waters, Jr., Hilton Waters, Vanessa Everett Perry, Natalie Everett, eleven great grandchildren and one sister, Lillian B. Cox of Bath. She was preceded in death by one grandson, James Everett, Jr., two sisters, Marcie B. Baynor, Viola B. Braddy and two brothers, Chapman Boyd and Oscar Boyd. She had two wonderful caregivers, Betty Reddick, Thelma Booth and many others.  The family received friends from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and other times at the home.  Paul Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Everett family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Warren Nicholson Everett

Mr. Warren “Red” Nicholson Everett, 78, of Woodlawn, Tenn., died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at Northcrest Hospital, Springfield, Tenn.  A funeral will be conducted today at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Neal-Tarpley Funeral Home, Clarksville, Tenn., with the Rev. Paul Gardner and the Rev. Dr. Larry Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers will be Montgomery D. Davie III, Ed Swaffer, Larry Byrd, Andy Fleming, David Fleming, Elmer Fleming Jr., Jim Lavery and Matthew Egbert. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Moss’s Round Table.  Mr. Everett was born in Bath on May 26, 1928. He was the son of the late Robert Thomas Everett and Sallie Lillian Webster Everett. He was a Navy veteran. He was married to Dorothy Davie Everett, who preceded him in death. He later married Mary Jane Parsons Everett, who also preceded him in death. He then married Bettye Brown Everett, who survives. He was the retired owner of Cumberland Auto Salvage. He was a Little League coach for many years. He attended Hilldale Baptist Church.  Survivors include one son, Warren N. Everett Jr. of Woodlawn, Tenn.; one daughter, J. Kimberly Everett-Buffo of Walnut Creek, Calif.; two stepchildren, Mark L. Spears of Clarksville, Tenn., and Bunnie S. Peterson of Raleigh; two brothers, David Caldwell Everett of Bath, and William Blount Everett of Brandon, Fla.; one sister, Mildred Everett Brooks of Bath and three grandchildren.  Arrangements are by Neal-Tarpley Funeral Home, Clarksville, Tenn.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Sunday, May 13, 2007)

William Ray Everett

Born: November 14, 1960, Died: December 19, 2013  - Mr. William Ray Everett, age 53, a resident of 697 Camp Hardee Rd., Blounts Creek died Thursday, December 19, 2013.   Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Sunday December 22, 2013 at Oakdale Cemetery and will be conducted by Eddie Bowen.   Paul Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Everett family.  (Paul Funeral Home)

Lillian Cratch Eversole

Mrs. Lillian Cratch Eversole, age 89, a resident of Washington, died Thursday, March 24, 2011.  Graveside services will be 11:00 am Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens and will be conducted by Steve Hill and Ray West.  Mrs. Eversole was born in Beaufort County on November 7, 1921 to the late Lawrence O’Bryan Cratch and Lillian Adams Cratch. On June 6, 1952 she married John Cannady Eversole who preceded her in death on December 31, 2005. She retired as a bookkeeper and office manager of the College Court Apartments in Wilson, NC, also serving as a member of the board of directors. Mrs. Eversole was a member of First Church of Christ in Washington.  Survivors include three sons, D.L. “Butch” Adams of Apex, Benny Eversole and wife Brenda of Wytheville, Virginia, Denny Eversole and wife Jeannie of Max Meadows, Virginia; one daughter, JoAnn Eversole Sexton and husband Harold of Wytheville, Virginia; one sister, Mary Cratch Woolard; two sisters-in-law, Hilda Cratch Bass and Verona Clark Cratch both of Washington and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Dempsey L. Adams, Sr.; three brothers, Cyril Cratch, L.O. Cratch and Red L. Cratch.  The family will receive friends from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday, March 25, 2011 at Paul Funeral Home and Crematory of Washington and other times at the home of her sister, Mary C. Woolard, 1776 John Small Ave., Washington, NC.  Paul Funeral Home and Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Eversole family.   (Paul Funeral Home)

Alton Clemins Everson

Alton ”Al” Clemins Everson was born Dec. 4, 1933 in Washington, N.C., and married Marlene Anton his loving wife of nearly 50 years. He was a masonry contractor in the Puget Sound area for over 45 years and owned United Masonry. Al is survived by his wife Marlene, daughter Charlene and son Marc who he raised in Bothell; grandchildren William & Edward Feetham and Lauren & Michael Everson. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters, Thomas, Albert, James, Joyce and Faye Carol; preceded in death by sisters, Jackie & Alice and brother Don.  He died peacefully on March 5 while surrounded by his family. Al was a devoted husband and father. He had a passion for his work and work done well, he was a tenacious perfectionist. He loved creating with his hands. He had a love and appreciation for nature’s beauty.  Services March 10 at Marlatt Funeral Home, Kent. Military honors at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Friday, March 13, 2009)

Danny Lane Everson

Mr. Danny Lane Everson, 52, River Road, Southport, died Thursday, June 8, 2006, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  Funeral services were private.  Mr. Everson was born in Beaufort County on Feb. 17, 1954. He was the son of Dorothy Everson of Washington and the late Hilton G. Everson.  Survivors include two children, Christi Cobble of Boiling Spring Lakes and Desiray Everson of Bolivia; two brothers, Hilton G. Everson of Washington and Jeffrey Everson of Chesapeake, Va.; two sisters, Viki Congleton and Dottie Hebden, both of Washington, and three grandchildren.  Arrangements were by Peacock-Newman & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Wednesday, June 14, 2006)

James Leslie Everson

Mr. James “Jimmy” Leslie Everson, Jr., age 71, a resident of 3514 Terrapin Track Road, Washington, NC died Wednesday April 14, 2010 at his home.  A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday April 16, 2010 at Paul Funeral Home of Washington officiated by Fred Wilson and Mike Caton. Burial will follow in Pamlico Memorial Gardens. Alger Gray Woolard, Horace Waters, Sam Evett, Jr., Michael Boswell, Wayne Jackson and Allen Peele will serve as pallbearers.  Mr. Everson was born in Beaufort County on July 26, 1938 son of the late James L. Everson and the late Marshall Waters Everson. He attended Beaufort County Schools and married the former Juanita Cahoon on October 30, 1960 who survives. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Everson was a retired maintenance supervisor with the Washington City Schools. He was a member of Rosemary Church of Christ.  Surviving along with Mr. Everson’s wife Juanita of the home are two sisters: Virginia Evett and Helen Wolfe both of Wilson. He was preceded in death by a son: James L. Everson, III on September 25, 2000 and a brother: John Henry Everson.  The family will receive friends at the home located at 3514 Terrapin Track Road, Washington, NC.  Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Everson Family.  (Washington Daily News (Washington, NC) - Thursday, April 15, 2010)

Thad Thomas Everson

Thad Thomas “Tommy” Everson, 67, of Wilmington, NC, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 15, 2008 at his residence.  He was born in Washington, NC, the son of the late Leon E. and Margaret Woolard Everson.  Mr. Everson was an active charter member of Peace Baptist Church. He served his country as a member of the US Army. He was an electrician specializing in industrial controls and recently had retired from EWE Electrical Contractors. Tommy was a very talented man who designed and built custom wood furniture and had been a teacher at Cape Fear Technical Institute. He also was a songwriter, author of children’s books, and founded Everhope Publishing.  Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Velma Haddock Everson; two children, Tammy Allen and husband Drew of Hampstead, NC, Greg Everson and wife Kristine of Rocky Point, NC; six grandchildren, Dustin Allen, Brandy Allen, Mason Allen, Taylor Everson, Talon Allen, and Hailey Everson; three sisters, Peggy E. Black, Diana E. Woolard (Frayle), and Susie Everson, all of Washington, NC; one brother, David Wayne Everson (Debbie) of Castle Hayne, NC; several nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law, Feddie Haddock of Chocowinity, NC. He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren as “Poppy.”  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 pm Monday, March 17, 2008 at Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel.  A funeral service will be held 2:30 pm Tuesday at Peace Baptist Church by Rev. Rudy Shepard. Interment will follow in Sea Lawn Memorial Park in Hampstead.  Pallbearers will be Edgar Allen, Mark Black, Jeffrey Woolard, David Dixon, Bryan Dixon, Matthew McCoy.  Honorary pallbearers will be Wilbur Alligood, Michael Roncone, Phillip Hughes, Billy Eason Jr. and Bill Eason, Sr.  Andrews Mortuary Hampstead Chapel of Hampstead is serving the Everson family.  (Washington Daily News [Washington, NC] – Monday, March 17, 2008)

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