Obituaries

Feb 23


Annie Mariah Daniels of Manteo, Feb. 22

Miss Annie was lifelong member and trustee of Free Grace Disciples of Christ Church in Manteo, where she held numerous offices and performed many duties. She also sang and played the piano in the in the church choir.

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Frances Curles Davis of Manteo, Feb. 22

Frances Curles Davis, 75, of Manteo, NC died Thursday, February 22, 2018, at her home. Born in Roxboro, NC on October 12, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Lillie Mae Hassell Curles and Woodrow Wilson Curles.

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Paul Edwin Conning of Nags Head, Feb. 21

A Vietnam War veteran, Paul served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He received his master’s degree from Long Island University and was a special education and music teacher, retiring from the Hampton School System.

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Shirley Venente of Southern Shores, Feb. 19

When she retired, she moved to the Outer Banks and loved her life here. Shirley loved volunteering her time to the island. She helped many people navigate the complexities of Medicare.

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Mike Stamatis Theodorakis of Kill Devil Hills, Feb. 21

Mike Stamatis Theodorakis, 88, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died February 21, 2018, at his home. A Korean War veteran, Mike served his country honorably with the United States Air Force. He was a good-hearted man who loved to fish and hunt.

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Nancy A. Faircloth of Frisco, Feb. 19

Nancy A. Faircloth, 73, passed peacefully in her home in Frisco, NC on February 19, 2018. She is survived by a husband, John B. Faircloth. Nancy was a retired teacher from the Virginia Beach Public School system.

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Lawrence William “Sonny” Holcomb of Kill Devil Hills, Feb. 17

In the 1980s and 1990s, Sonny served as director of marketing for Villages at Ocean Hill, continuing to Atlantic Realty, Coastal Chevrolet and owning Sunman Auto Brokers after which he became sales director for Midgette Auto.

Feb 19


Kevin Lee Sharpe of Southern Shores, Feb. 16

After retiring to Southern Shores in 2008, Kevin became a millwork specialist and department head at Home Depot in Kitty Hawk, NC and also worked for Bluewater Restorations in Jarvisburg.

Feb 18


Nannette Blanche Slovenski of Nags Head, Feb. 17

Nan almost single-handedly raised her three sons and worked at numerous jobs including MTD of Cleveland where she was a long-time assembly line worker. After retiring, Nan relocated to the Outer Banks to join her family members and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation. She especially loved fishing and camping trips.

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Candace L. Phillips of Elizabeth City, Feb. 17

Candace L. Phillips or “Candy” as she was best known, passed away Saturday February 17, 2018 in Virginia Beach. She was 72 years old. Born in Franklin County, Ohio, Candy worked as a bookkeeper for many years before retiring.

Feb 20


Justin A. “Jaybox” Martin of Coinjock, Feb. 15

He was air conditioning technician and a member of Jarvisburg Church of Christ. A loving son, he will be dearly missed by his family and many friends. In addition to his parents, he is survived by three sisters

Feb 19


Tanya Dawn Tillett Crow of Kitty Hawk, Feb. 13

Tanya attended Kitty Hawk High School and graduated valedictorian with the class of 1954. Several days after graduation, she enrolled in the Duke School of Nursing and graduated in 1958 with a BSN.

Feb 18


Gloria Lavern Cella Platt of Frisco, Feb. 13

A registered nurse, Gloria retired from Barberton Citizens Hospital in Ohio. Full of determination and feistiness, she lived life on her terms. She will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Feb 13


Alvin Irvin Porter of Hatteras, Jan. 21

Alvin was a decorated Vietnam War Veteran and a retired truck driver with Reliable Contracting. In recent years, he could be found at Ballance Oil Company where he would delight in helping and talking with everyone.

Feb 16


Horace Wright Bell Jr. of Maple, Feb. 12

He was a Staff Sergeant in the N.C. National Guard, retired from Ford Motor Co., Norfolk Assembly Plant as a final inspector, and a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church.

Feb 16


Josephine Marie Fessler of Nags Head, Feb. 3

Jo was one of the charter members of the "Show Stoppers" surf fishing team. She served as chief judge with the board of elections for Nags Head for over 20 years. She was also a trustee for the Nags Head Fire Dept. Relief Fund.

Feb 11


John Roger Cantwell Jr. of Frisco, Feb. 9

Roger was retired from the U.S. Navy and served aboard the minesweeper U.S.S. Guardian MCM-5 in the Gulf War. Roger became one of the first independent duty corpsman to qualify to stand as Officer of the Deck.

Feb 13


Wilson Van Tatem of Tyner, Feb. 6

A native of Virginia, he was born in Norfolk on August 14, 1945 to the late Wilson Pryke Tatem and Vera Stone Tatem. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy and was a retired rigger from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

Feb 13


Louise V. Rossiter of Buxton, Feb. 11

She moved to Buxton in 1984 and became a pillar of the community there. She served on the Fessenden Board of Directors, volunteered at Hotline, started the Prayer Shawl Ministry, and served as the treasurer of the Buxton UMC for over 25 years

Feb 13


Robert Lyle Payne of Wanchese, Feb. 12

Robert Lyle Payne, 80, of Wanchese, NC died at the home of his daughter in Wanchese, NC on Monday, February 12, 2018, after losing his battle with cancer. Lyle was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Joan Barnett Payne

Feb 13


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