Verna Dean Ellis Sheets

Published 3:54 am Thursday, April 4, 2019

Verna Dean Ellis Sheets, 91, of Kill Devil Hills, died March 25, 2019.

Born in Glenville, West Virginia on June 28, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Vera B. Coberly Ellis and Clark Ellis.  She attended Glenville Elementary and High School and graduated from Glenville State College.

Dean worked as a travel consultant assisting many to experience vacations of their dreams. She was a gracious hostess and enjoyed traveling with her husband Norman. Dean and Norman lived for many years in Timonium, Maryland and enjoyed the company of numerous friends. They moved to Southern Shores in 2011.

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Dean is survived by her husband of 69 years, Norman L. Sheets; daughters Deana Kay Hastings and husband Michael and Stephanie Jan Eanes and husband Sandy Eanes; grandchildren Zachary, Clark, Abigail, Rex and Hannah and two great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church, May 25 at 11 a.m.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at