Marian Hope Dough of Manteo, August 4

By on August 5, 2022

January 13, 1936 – August 4, 2022

Marian Hope Dough, 86, of Manteo, NC went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at home surrounded by family.

Hope leaves behind her devoted husband of 51 years, Walter Allen Dough; sister and best friend, Kathy Spencer (Sissy); a loving granddaughter, Tabitha Collins (Darius); grandson, Mikey Sawyer; great-grandson, Dawson Rowland; great-granddaughter, Mallory Sawyer; daughter, Johnna Bonet; and many nieces and nephews that loved her dearly.

Hope was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Blake and Jenny Barrington; sisters, Nell Cox, Selma Watson, and Carolyn Cutrell; brother, Vernon Barrington; sons, Ronnie Sawyer, Mike Sawyer, Timmy Wright, Johnny Wright, Jr., and Danny Wright; granddaughter, Melissa Sawyer; and grandson, Bryan Sawyer.

Hope was a devoted wife and mother. She was beautiful, caring, and resilient. She loved going to the beach and enjoyed spending time with family, especially her Sissy. She was a longtime member of the Roanoke Island Presbyterian Church.

A very special thank you to Kathy Spencer and Pat Poplin for the endless love, care, and devotion provided to Hope.

He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge. His faithfulness will be your shield and protection. Psalm 91:4

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at Twiford Colony Chapel in Manteo with a graveside committal service to follow at Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hosea House, Manteo NC (

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at




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