• 59°

Helen Brickhouse Bess

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Helen, 74, passed away the morning of March 14. Helen was born March 30, 1943 to the late William and Vera Brickhouse. Helen and her surviving husband, Bobby Bess, resided in Elizabeth City.

Helen’s greatest joy was doing for others. Her passion for cooking and baking was constantly bestowed upon neighbors, friends and family. She loved quilting and canning. She will forever be missed as a loving wife, mom, grandmother, sister and friend.

Helen is survived by her sons, Leven Fulcher of Elizabeth City, E.W. Fulcher and partner Wade Lewis of Raleigh; brothers Thomas Brickhouse and Jimmy Brickhouse of South Mills; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved brother, Jack Brickhouse.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018 at the Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the caretakers at Elizabeth City Rehabilitation Center and to Angie and Belinda of Albemarle Home Care and Hospice for their loving support during Helen’s final months.

Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.Twiford FH.com.

News

Design for new College of The Albemarle campus up for final approval Monday

Business

North Carolina AG: Company fined $150K for price gouging PPE

News

UPDATED: Dare County Schools staffer tests positive for COVID-19, six Manteo Elementary students quarantined

Business

‘Keep the Cheer Here’ campaign encourages local shopping

Lifestyles

Don’t get tricked: Stay safe on Halloween

News

Travel trailer park rules approved for unincorporated Dare County

News

COVID-19 testing date set in Nags Head

News

NC Wildlife officers, Coast Guard come to aid of sailboat operator in Albemarle Sound

News

North Carolina, Virginia Maryland announce collaboration to advance offshore wind projects

News

Supreme Court leaves North Carolina absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

News

Lawsuit says census takers were pressured to falsify data

News

NOAA Fisheries announces changes to transit provisions for shrimp fishery

News

Flags at half-staff to honor U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett

Lifestyles

It’s a girl! Aquarium staff caring for sandbar shark pup born October 16

Lifestyles

Yes, Virginia Dare, there will be a Santa Claus – but no parade

Lifestyles

Gathering of gators at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Hyde

Fried shrimp fundraising lunch and dinner set at Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department

News

Zeta re-strengthens to a hurricane, takes aim at Gulf Coast

News

Dare commissioners push forward on essential housing

Currituck

Breakfast: The most important meal of the day

Currituck

Currituck Extension holding on-demand virtual food preservation series

News

North Carolina to get over 3 million BinaxNOW rapid coronavirus tests

News

Organizations and individuals join to support victims of Buxton fire

Crime

Second degree murder charges filed for death of Kitty Hawk woman