• 66°

Norman Clinton Byrum

Norman Clinton Byrum, 89, of Shallotte, died August 9, 2020 at his home.  Born on January 27, 1931 in Perquimans County to the late Norman E. Byrum and Annie Stallings Byrum, he was the husband of Caroline Lee Byrum for almost seventy years. After serving his country honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps, he worked as a maintenance supervisor in the Norfolk Public School System until his retirement. Norman was a member of Providence Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter Debbie Sanders (John) of Fla.; sons Herbert “Lee” Byrum (Sandra) of Supply and Terry W. Byrum of Mich.; sisters Ann Stone of Ga. and Artie Byrne, of Calif.; brother Marvin Byrum (Faye) of Ga.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren, with another one on the way. He was predeceased by granddaughter Carley Petre and a brother and sister.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on August 13 at Moyock Memorial Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Charles Stevens. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers North Carolina, 1305 Navaho Drive Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27609. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to www.TwifordFH.com.

READ MORE OBITUARIES HERE.

News

North Carolina’s unemployment rate falls to nearly half of lockdown’s peak

Crime

Arrest made in Saturday shooting on Knotts Island

News

NC 12 on Hatteras Island to reopen at 5 p.m., NCDOT advises ‘extreme caution’

News

NC 12 on Ocracoke back open, ferry service resumes

News

Overwash causes closure of parts of NC 12 on Hatteras and Ocracoke

News

Running out of storm names, Atlantic season goes Greek

News

Regional COVID-19 case count update

News

Permit for water treatment system issued for Chemours site

News

Duck Town Council reviews promotions and contracts

News

Mascot name change presentation brought to Dare Board of Education

News

Dare County warns about coastal flooding and NC 12 impact

News

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative linemen travel to Alabama to assist with Hurricane Sally damage

Crime

UPDATED: Body found in Virginia believed to be missing North Carolina man, suspect charged

Hyde

NCDOT: Bigfoot Slough dredging tentatively scheduled for next week

News

Cooper: North Carolina can elementary schools move to Plan A in October

News

ARHS reports additional COVID-19 related death in Bertie County

News

Unsettled weather visits Outer Banks

News

Four positive COVID-19 cases reported at Peak Resources

News

Additional COVID-19 related death reported in Pasquotank County

News

NC lieutenant governor: Reopen schools without mask mandate

News

Some North Carolina voters mistakenly get two absentee ballots

Currituck

Currituck County Board of Education names Lutz as superintendent

Lifestyles

Constitution Week begins Thursday

News

Demolition starts for new College of The Albemarle building