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 Laura Blanche Howard

 Laura Blanche Howard
Jolliff
Dec. 8, 1919
April 26, 2018
OCRACOKE, NC
Laura
Blanche Howard Jolliff, 98,
of
Ocracoke,
NC
died
Thursday, April 26. A native
of Ocracoke Island, she was
born December 8, 1919, to
the late Elizabeth Ballance
Howard and Stac
y Howard.
A
lifelong
member
of
Ocracoke United Methodist
Church, Blanche worked as a
clerk for the United States
Postal Service.
Blanche is survived by three
nephews, Frankie Garrish,
Wilson Garrish, and Perry
Wahab; and numerous great
and great
great
nieces and
nephews. Along with parents,
she was preceded in death by
her husband, Guthrie Jolliff;
sisters, Lela Grafton Howard,
Lois Ann Howard Wahab,
and
Etta
Mae
Howard
Garrish; a brother, Kenneth
Lawrence Howard; a niece,
Virginia Wahab Daulton; and
a
nephew, Roy Wahab.
A funeral will be held at 2:00
pm on Wednesday, May 2,
2018, at Ocracoke United
Methodist
Church
with
Pastor
Richard
Bryant
officiating. Burial will follow
at
the
Howard
Family
Cemetery.
Twiford
Funeral
Home,
Manteo is assisting the family
with
arrangements.
Condolences
may
be
expressed
at
www.TwifordFH.com

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