Verna Jean Terwilliger Montague

Published 3:57 am Thursday, April 4, 2019

Verna Jean Terwilliger Montague, 72, of Wanchese died March 31, 2019, at her home. A longtime resident of Wanchese, she was born March 15, 1947, to the late Lethal and Earl Terwilliger.

A member of Nags Head Church, Verna was active in her church by teaching Sunday School classes and playing the piano.

Verna is survived by daughter Becky Montague; grandchildren Joseph Montague (Audrey), Kenneth Carawan, Allen Brinn, Kristan Midgett and Brittany Brinn; four great-grandchildren and brothers Dan and Dave Terwilliger.

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In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Wiley Montague; daughters Debbie and Wanda Montague; and brothers Emery, Paul and Jimmy Terwilliger.

The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date.

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