Obituaries

Jan 19


Robin Caroline Hubbard Roderer of Nags Head, Jan. 14

She volunteered to help with every school party, field trip, play, recital, softball game and any other project that needed parental help. People probably thought she was part of the school staff.

21 hrs


Robert Norman Pokelwaldt of Southern Shores, Jan. 14

A Christian funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk, NC, with Deacon Al Hallatt officiating.

21 hrs


Ina Faye Reid of Avon, Jan 8

A private ceremony will be held at a later date with interment in the Clara Ann Williams Family Cemetery, North End Road, Avon, North Carolina. Death is not the end, nor does it destroy bonds that you forge in your life.

21 hrs


Gary Matthew Reynolds of Kitty Hawk, Jan. 12

A lifelong surfer and faithful supporter of the Eastern Surfing Association, as well as an avid fisherman, Gary was known for spinning great fishing tales. Gary spent his career working in the music industry

Jan 15


Claudette (Rose) Gatlin of Jarvisburg, Jan. 11

She will be greatly missed and never forgotten. We would also like to thank Community Home Care and Hospice. We will always be grateful for the extended care and support they gave to our family.

Jan 13


June Nickerson “Oma” Linton, Jan. 8

To honor June's wishes, a Celebration of Life will be held at 1pm, Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at the home of Lynn and Billy Diggs in Kitty Hawk, NC. All are welcome. There will be an outdoor heated tent.

Jan 15


Linda Kay Tewers of Kill Devil Hills, Jan. 8

In 1997 she sold her business and fulfilled a longtime dream of moving to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where her family often vacationed. She retired from cosmetology and became the Deli Manager of Food Lion in KDH.

Jan 10


Irvin D. Rowe of Kill Devil Hills, Jan. 8

Irvin D. Rowe, 66, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, formerly of Richmond, passed away January 8, 2019. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org.

Jan 10


Thomas Andrew Oldham of Kitty Hawk, Jan. 4

Thomas loved God, Jesus Christ, and the University of North Carolina Tarheels in addition to his family and friends. Thomas will be remembered for his thoughtfulness, humor, athleticism, musicality, and extraordinarily big heart.

Jan 8


Celebration of Sharon Elizabeth Ryan’s life is Saturday

A celebration of Sharon Elizabeth Ryan life will be held Saturday January 12 at 11:30 AM at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. Please join family and friends at that time to tell stories, share memories, and celebrate the life of this very special lady.

Jan 8


Lucinda Gallop Baum of Manns Harbor, Jan. 6

She raised her own five children and received and fed many more at her open table and welcoming home. She taught herself guitar and loved to play and sing with her family.

Jan 7


George Studwell Mead of Salvo, Jan. 4

George loved to fly the ultralight airplanes he built and train other aviation enthusiasts to fly them. He will be remembered for his warmt, his appreciation of puns and limericks and his ability to find humor in any circumstance.

Jan 7

Lynda Grey Gallop of Wanchese, Jan. 4

Lynda Grey Gallop, 73, of Wanchese died Friday, Jan. 4 at her home. Born in Troy, NC on June 16, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Margie Miller Gallop and Captain Warren Gallop.

Jan 7


Kenneth Wayne Pledger, Dec. 27

He grew up in the Ocean View/Norfolk, VA area and moved to Manteo, NC and then to New Bern, NC. He still has lots of friends and family in the OBX and Rocky Mount area as well as SC.

Jan 9


Rodney Dale Ballance Sr. of Manns Harbor, Dec. 30

A retired sales manager of Sears in Manteo, Rodney devoted over fifteen years to the Manns Harbor Volunteer Fire Department as Deputy Chief. He was a past president of the Manteo Lions Club and attended Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.

Jan 2


Thomas Lee Harley of Buxton, Dec. 21

His love of the sea and surf fishing led him to retire in Buxton, NC. He quickly became involved in the community as a member of the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club (CHAC), a judge of the annual fishing tournament and was recently voted to the CHAC Board.

Jan 4


Joseph B. Coulson Jr. of Moyock, Dec. 31

Joseph was the son of Joseph B. Coulson Sr. and Francene Darling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he met and married his wife of 32 years. Joe was an avid Baltimore Orioles and Jacksonville Jaguars fan.

Jan 2


Analynn Janovetz of Nags Head, Dec. 30

The happiness of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren brought her joy. It was her dying wish that her love of family live on in each of us. The family will have a private memorial service at the home of Jeff and Cheryl Oetjen at a later date.

Jan 1


Audrey Mae Charity of Manteo, Dec. 22

Audrey was a devoted member of Haven Creek Missionary Baptist Church, where she was part of the Usher Board, Choir, and a leader of the Praise Dance Team. Audrey was employed with K-Mart and Peppercorns Restaurant, Kill Devil Hills.

Dec 28


Linda Smith of Wanchese, Dec. 23

A longtime resident of Manteo, NC, she worked in the hospitality industry as a cook and cleaner. She was also very interested in genealogy. Her loving and caring nature made her the cornerstone of her family.

Dec 28