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Carol Ann O’Neal

Carol Ann Wentzell O’Neal, 79, of Smyrna, died February 14, 2021 at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City. She was born August 8, 1941 in Gloucester County, NJ to the late William Russell Wentzel and Jeanette Elder Wentzel and was the widow of Harry Franklin O’Neal Sr.

She is survived by daughter Jeanette May Willis (Paul); son Harry Franklin O’Neal Jr. (Pat) of Camden; sisters Janice Swafford and Mary Sparacio; brother William Russell Wentzell Jr.; grandsons Travis Russell Willis and Morris J. Gray; two great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews; She was predeceased by grandson Kurtis Scott Lutz Jr.

A funeral service will be held February 20, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Ocracoke Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Dr. Susie Fitch-Slater and the Rev. Ivey Belch officiating. Burial will be in the Ocracoke Community Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at 50 Middle Road, Ocracoke. Memorial donations for Kurtis Scott Lutz III may be sent to Jeanette May Willis, 139 Highway 70, Williston, Smyrna, NC 28579. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family.  www.TwifordFH.com.

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