Carolyn Hill Clougherty, 62, of Manakin Sabot, Va., passed away peacefully at the family home on November 15, 2019, after a brief illness. Born in Farmville, Va., and raised in Crewe, Va., she was the daughter of the late Bernard F. Hill and Betty R. Hill. She was also preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Thomas H. Brown. Carolyn is survived by her husband, H. Emmett Clougherty; her daughter, Erin S. Padow (Brian); granddaughters, Ashlyn L. Leadbetter and Kealey L. Leadbetter; and grandson, Ezra T. Padow, all of Richmond; sister, Ann H. Brown; nephew, Thomas H. Brown Jr.; and niece, Katie B. Borum, all of Blackstone, Va. Carolyn spent 36 years in the insurance industry, retiring from Marsh & McLennan Companies in 2012. The last several years of her life were spent realizing her dream of retiring at her beach cottage in Buxton, N.C. She enjoyed shell hunting and surf fishing along the coast of Hatteras Island, N.C. She will be truly missed by all who knew her. True to her wishes, there will be no service at this time. A memorial service will be held later at the Oceanfront in Buxton, N.C. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to your favorite charity or the grandchildren’s Virginia 529 education fund. Please contact the family for details.
John Paul Hardison, 78, of Marshall, NC passed away in his home on February 17, 2020. Born on June 3, 1941 to James Hardison and Grace Hardison. “It ain’t dying I’m talking about, it’s living. I doubt it matters where you die, but it matters where you live.” – Gus McCrae in “Lonesome Dove” John [...] Obituaries | Full Article
KILL DEVIL HILLS — Laura Minton Davies, 45, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Monday, February 24, 2020, at her home. A native of Dare County, she was born on December 11, 1974, to Elaine Wise Minton and Rodney Minton (Kim). An amazing mother, Laura was known for her positive outlook and love of animals. [...] Obituaries | Full Article
March 26, 1956 – February 18, 2020 Michael Patrick Nolan, 63, of Manteo, NC died Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at his home. Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.
KILL DEVIL HILLS — Alba Marie DiFabio DelVacchio, 97, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC. Born in Philadelphia, PA on January 7, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Cecelia Filippone and Pierino DiFabio. An avid reader, Alba enjoyed playing bridge, working on several [...] Obituaries | Full Article
March 30, 1962 – February 9, 2020 WANCHESE — Vernon James Gilbert, 57, of Wanchese, NC passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at his home. He was a successful boat builder and business owner of Blue Devil Boatworks, LLC. Born in Virginia Beach, VA on March 30, 1962, he was the son of Mary [...] Obituaries | Full Article
CPO Zeblin Vance Midgett, USN, Retired, 92, of Virginia Beach, VA, formerly of Kill Devil Hills, NC, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. Born in Manteo, NC on December 17, 1927, he was the son of the late Ruth Partridge Midgett and Mahlon Midgett. A veteran of the Korean [...] Obituaries | Full Article
KILL DEVIL HILLS — Joyce Councill “Ciccy” Price, 83, a long-time resident of Colington Harbor, Kill Devil Hills, died peacefully on Sunday, February 9, 2020 after a brief illness. Born and raised in Southampton County, VA, Joyce was the daughter of Janey Turner and Lawrence Wester Councill. While a nurse at Our Community Hospital in [...] Obituaries | Full Article
AVON — Arlene Janet Donahue Williams, 93, died Saturday, February 8, 2020, peacefully at home with family at her side. Arlene was the daughter of Errold and Hilda Donahue of Bethel, ME. She was born December 22, 1926 in Albany, ME. She graduated from Gould Academy and was the mother of eight children and homemaker. [...] Obituaries | Full Article
AVON — Terry Herzing, 57, died Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Norfolk Sentara Hospital with family and loved ones at his side. Terry was born September 9, 1962 in Norfolk, VA. He was the son of Arlene J. Donahue Williams of Avon and the late Robert Herzing. He was a 1980 graduate of Cape Hatteras [...] Obituaries | Full Article
MANTEO — Gary Bruce Crockett, 76, of Manteo, NC died Thursday, January 30, 2020, at his home. Born in Washington, DC on June 28, 1943, he was the son of the late Lillian Bentley and Earl Crockett. Having served his country honorably, Gary was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was an avid [...] Obituaries | Full Article
NAGS HEAD — Wanda Jolly Fenz, 58, of Nags Head, NC, died Sunday, February 2, 2020. Formerly of Edenton, NC, she was born November 17, 1961, to the late Judith Annie West Jolly and Joseph Mendel Jolly. Wanda attended John A. Holmes High School and was currently the manager of Nags Head’s Dolphin Motel. Strong [...] Obituaries | Full Article
Dave Hilton’s courageous journey through two years of glioblastoma grade IV brain cancer ended peacefully at home in Kitty Hawk, N.C., recently. Having enjoyed life for 80 years, he finally won the battle over this horrific disease surrounded by his wife, family, and friends to claim his place in heaven. Dave’s Celebration of Life service [...] Obituaries | Full Article