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Gladys Erina Walling Melvin

March 3, 2011

Nags Head- With sadness, we announce the death of Gladys Erina Walling Melvin, daughter of the late Sir Sydney and Gladys Walling, on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at her home in Nags Head, North Carolina.

Left to mourn Gladys is her husband, James; son, James Jr.; daughter, Shante; daughter-in-law, Esther; and two grandchildren; brothers; sisters; and many relatives and many very dear friends.

Calling hours will be held at Haven Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 611 Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo, North Carolina on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

The funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 300 Ananias Dare Street, Manteo, North Carolina at 1:00 pm. Haven Creek Pastor Ray Hill will officiate. The committal service and interment will follow at Haven Creek Church Cemetery on Burnside Road in Manteo.

The family suggests that any memorial donations in Gladys’ honor be forwarded to Gideons International PO Box 163 Manteo, NC 27954, Community Home Care and Hospice 1601 North Road Street Suite B Elizabeth City, NC 27909, and/or Outer Banks Hospital Cancer Resource Center 4810 South Croatan Highway Suite 220 Nags Head, NC 27959

Condolences to the Melvin family may be expressed via the on-line register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. Nags Head was entrusted with arrangements.