Saturday, March 25, 2023

Joyce Eure Ward, 86, of 1169 Acorn Hill Road, died Sunday, March 19, 2023. Mrs. Ward was born in Perquimans County on September 22, 1936, and was the daughter of the late John Benton "J.B." and Evelyn Caddy Eure. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her favorite uncle, He…

Thursday, March 16, 2023
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Shirley Ann Ries, age 86 of Hertford, NC, joined the Church Triumphant on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at Chowan River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Edenton, NC. Born in Akron, OH on November 25, 1936, to Mary Carnahan Myers and Russell Walter Myers, she was the wife of Kenneth Lee Ries. Sh…

Saturday, March 11, 2023

John Edward "Eddie" Stallings, 70, longtime resident of Belvidere, NC, and more recently of Washington, NC, died Monday, February 20, 2023 in ECU Health Beaufort Hospital. Mr. Stallings was born in Perquimans County on October 29, 1952, and was the son of the late Asa Elias and Mary Sue Stal…

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Leslie Colley McMellon, Jr., 86, of Hertford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. Mr. McMellon was born in Fall River, MA on March 28, 1936 to the late Leslie C. and Margaret Myles McMellon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Kellie Tallen…

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Anne Oakey Read Janey died 1/26/2023 after an extended illness. Born in Lawton, Oklahoma on 11/21/1954, she was 68 years old. She is survived by her mother, Dorothy O. Read, a brother, Brooke F. Read of Maryland, 2 local sisters, Elizabeth R.Leary & Molly R. Potter, an aunt, Marjory O. B…

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Frances Tynch Baker, 87, of 391 Great Hope Church Road, died Friday, January 27, 2023 in her home where she was cared for by her family. Mrs. Baker was born in Perquimans County on October 2, 1935, and was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin Tynch and Annie Mae Riddick Tynch. In additi…

Thursday, January 26, 2023

“A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.” Proverbs 22:1 Heaven welcomed another saint on January 21, 2023 when Lois E. Turner Baccus, 83, of Hertford, NC went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was the widow of Gilbert Wray Baccus, Sr. with whom she shared s…

James Daniel Baker, 87, of Turnpike Road, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023 in his home peacefully with his family by his side, following a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). Affectionately called Jimmy by many and Jim by others, he was born in Perquimans County, NC to t…

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Janice Mae Yagel Boyce, 88, of 128 Nixon Street, died Saturday, December 31, 2022 in ECU Bertie Hospital, Windsor. Mrs. Boyce was born in Staunton, Virginia on December 13, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Ivan Cleon and Reba Garber Yagel. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in…

Ellawyne Joyce Goolsby Hill, 94, of Hertford, NC, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023 in Brookdale of Elizabeth City. Mrs. Hill was born in Fulton County, GA on August 8, 1928, and was the daughter of the late Willie Lee Goolsby and Ella Philips Goolsby. In addition to her parents, she was…

Saturday, March 04, 2023

HERTFORD - Martin Thaddeus "Bush" Hassell, 59, died on Saturday, February 25, 2023. Funeral Saturday, March 4, at 3 p.m., at the funeral home. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Miller & Van Essendelft.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

HERTFORD - Evelyn Long Layden, 99, died on Thursday, February 9, 2023. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m., February 12, 2023 in the funeral home. Arrangements by Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral and Cremation Providers, Hertford.

ELIZABETH CITY - Harold Robert "Bobby" Jones, 86, died on Sunday, February 12, 2023. Funeral was Friday, February 17, at 11 a.m., at New Hope Church, Hetford. Visitation was Thursday, February 16, 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Arrangements by Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Home.

Thursday, January 12, 2023

HERTFORD NC - Kenneth Bruce Avery, 78, died on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. at No services are planned. Arrangements by Twiford Funeral Home.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

HERTFORD - Mary Lee Chappell Barclift, 90, died on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Graveside services were held on Tuesday at 2 p.m., at Cedarwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Home.

Thursday, August 18, 2022

BELVIDERE - Yvonne Turner McCotter, 81, died on December 31, 2021. Memorial Service Sunday, August 21, 2022 at 3 pm, at Belviere-Ryland Church of Christ, Tyner. Arrangements by Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Home, Hertford.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

HERTFORD - Thomas J. Thurlow, 80, died on Friday, February 25, 2022. Funeral Saturday at 11:00 a.m., at Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Home.

Saturday, June 11, 2022
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HERTFORD - Timothy Olen Smith, 67, died on Saturday, May 21, 2022. A celebraton of life will be held Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 2-5 p.m., at Holiday Island Clubhouse, Hertford. Arrangements by Cremation Society of VA.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

AYDLETT - Alice Fay Hourmouzis, 69, died on August 12, 2021. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gallop Funeral Services, Inc..

Thursday, March 11, 2021

HERTFORD - Louise Currin Todd, 98, died on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Funeral was held Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11 a.m., at Cedarwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral and Cremations, Hertford.