March 15, 1947 – March 31, 2019
WANCHESE — Verna Jean Terwilliger Montague, 72, of Wanchese, NC died Sunday, March 31, 2019, at her home. A longtime resident of Wanchese, she was born March 15, 1947, to the late Lethal and Earl Terwilliger.
A member of Nags Head Church, Verna was active in her church by teaching Sunday School classes and playing the piano. She was a loving, kind, funny, spiritual woman whose family was most important to her. Verna enjoyed crossword puzzles, caring for animals, and tending to rose bushes.
Verna is survived by a daughter, Becky Montague; five grandchildren, Joseph Montague (Audrey), Kenneth Carawan, Allen Brinn, Kristan Midgett, and Brittany Brinn; four great-grandchildren, Braden, Ida, Willow, and Sparrow; and two brothers, Dan and Dave Terwilliger.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Montague; two daughters, Debbie and Wanda Montague; and three brothers, Emery, Paul and Jimmy Terwilliger.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.