Ann Poulos

Published 4:47 pm Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Ann Poulos, 66, of Kill Devil Hills, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at the Outer Banks Hospital with her family and loved ones by her side.

She was born in Adel, Georgia on Oct. 20, 1951, to the late Howard E. Drawdy and Geneva Parker Drawdy.

Ann is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Jim Poulos; two daughters, Dianna Mueller and husband Dennis, Kill Devil Hills, and Kristy Poulos (Wescott), Wanchese; one son, Jimmy Poulos, Jarvisburg; grandchildren, Caitlin Liebno, Ashtyn Wescott, Keaton Wescott, and Adlyn Wescott; and great-grandson, Brantley Monroe. In addition, she is survived by a brother, Steve Drawdy, Adel, Georgia; sisters, Janet Drawdy and husband Jerry, Hahira, Georgia, Wanda Hollifield and husband Michael, Sparks, Ga, Teresa Nave and husband Roy, Adel, Georgia; aunt, Melba Daniel and husband Stanley, Lenox, Georgie; great-aunt, Sandy Hutchinson and husband Bud, Enigma, Georgia; as well as many other family and friends all of whom she loved very much.

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Ann was a devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend. She was well known for her heart and soul of providing the community with the gift of what many people know as “The Outer Banks Christmas House.” Though her love of Christmas brightly shined through, it was her love for people and life that she was ultimately known for.

For our Outer Banks family and friends, a celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at The Ark Church with Pastor David Daniels officiating. The family received friends and relatives on Tuesday, Aug. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo.

An additional service will be held in Adel, Georgia at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, at Adel First Assembly of God, officiated by Pastor Eric Gordon. She will then be laid to rest at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lenox, Georgia. Purvis Funeral Home in Adel, Georgia will assist with arrangements.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at