Margaret W. Garrenton

Published 6:50 am Thursday, June 11, 2020

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Margaret Virginia Wilkins Garrenton, 90, of Coinjock died June 8, 2020 at her niece’s residence. She was born May 12, 1930 in Norfolk, Va. to the late Joseph Daniel Wilkins and Neva Swain Wilkins and was the widow of William Thurlo Garrenton. She was a homemaker and a member of Coinjock Baptist Church.

She is survived by two grandsons; and five great-grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by son William “Billy” Garrenton and sisters Jeannine Merrell and Susie Wilkins.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on June 12, 2020 at Lindsey Cemetery in Barco with the Rev. Dr. Walter Black officiating. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be made at

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