Thursday, March 04, 2021

Miriam Marie Perry Haskett, affectionately known to many as “Miss Miriam” or “Miriam ‘Keith’ Haskett”, 89, of Hertford, N.C., answered the Master’s call on February 23, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Crowder Perry and Martha Perry, and was raised in the Okisko community of Pas…

Carlton White Rountree, 93, of 593 Turnpike Road, died Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in The Gates House, Gatesville. Mr. Rountree was born in Perquimans County on October 11, 1927, and was the son of the late James Madison Rountree and Sarah Elizabeth White Rountree. A retired French teacher …

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Annis Norfleet Murphy, 82, of the Snug Harbor community of Hertford, died Sunday, February 28, 2021 in Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Murphy was born in Bertie County on March 4, 1938, and was the daughter of the late Leslie Graham Norfleet and Annie Vick Norfleet. A graduate…

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Marjorie Lelia White Blanchard, 99, of 314 Artie St., passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, February 13th, 2021 surrounded by her family. Mrs. Blanchard was born in Perquimans County on September 4, 1921 and was the last surviving of 6 children born to the late Novella and Wayland …

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Colon Philip Butler, CDR, USCG Ret., 91, of 3018 Rocky Hock Road, passed away on Sunday evening, February 7, 2021 in his home. Born in Perquimans County on July 20, 1929, he was the last surviving of 12 children born to the late George William and Lula Simpson Butler. His seven sisters were …

Sunday, February 07, 2021
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Dr. Douglas W. Perry, DDS/PA, 68, of Hertford, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021 in Vidant Chowan Hospital, Edenton. Douglas was born in Chowan County on May 28, 1952 and was the son of the late William Dewey Perry, Jr. and Clara White Perry. The owner and operator of Dr. Douglas W. Pe…

Thursday, January 28, 2021
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John Haywood “J.H.” Smith, 80, of 125 Smith Cove Road, died Saturday, January 23, 2021 in Vidant Chowan Hospital, Edenton. Mr. Smith was born in Perquimans County on February 8, 1940, and was the only son of five children born to Johnnie Martin and Hilda Byrum Smith. In addition to his paren…

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Lincoln Owen "Linc" Mott, age 96, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 24, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Tuckerton, NJ on November 23, 1924, Lincoln was the son of the late Joel Milton Mott, Sr. and Florence Virginia Quinn Mott. In addition to his parents, he was precede…

Thursday, January 21, 2021
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Carol Ann Jacobus Bean, 78, of 219 Country Club Drive, died peacefully on Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Vidant Chowan Hospital. Mrs. Bean was born in New Jersey on June 24, 1942, and was the only child of the late Arthur E. and Estelle Connors Jacobus. Her career was spent with Bell Laborato…

Jerry Wood Markham, age 66, of Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, January 11, 2021 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born in Elizabeth City on October 8, 1954 to the late Benjamin Franklin Markham, Jr. and Ruth Wood Markham Betts, he was the husband of Linda Askew Brothers Markham. Jerry was…