Margaret Hunt Brown of Kill Devil Hills, May 20

By on May 22, 2023

Margaret Hunt Brown, 88, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died on May 20, 2023, following a long illness. She was born on November 19, 1934, in Cordele, GA to the late Robert and Inez Hunt.

After graduating from Georgia Southwestern College with a degree in Education, Margaret pursued a teaching career later retiring as an English teacher from Dare County Schools.

Having grown up on a farm, she always loved the outdoors. She spent most of her time working in the yard and was an avid gardener. Following retirement, Margaret enjoyed traveling with her husband, Douglas, canning goods from her own garden, and bird watching. She was a longtime member of Outer Banks Presbyterian Church where she served as an elder and enjoyed singing in the choir. She enjoyed hosting family and friends in her home which was always prepared with homemade treats, outdoor games, and a warm hello.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Brown; daughter, Angela Davenport; stepson, Stephen Brown; grandson, Brian Davenport; brothers, Jimmy Hunt, Bob Hunt, and Orion Hunt; and sister, Bess Evans.

Margaret is survived by her sons, Wesley Davenport (Elizabeth), Michael Davenport (Renee), and Patrick Davenport; brothers, Monroe Hunt (Connie), and Jerry Hunt (Helen); grandchildren, Rachel Hale (Thomas), Hannah Magee (Todd), Andrew Davenport (Kayla), Connor Davenport, Dana Davenport, Jamie Davenport, Ethan Davenport, and Kylie Davenport; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews; all whom she loved dearly.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 12, 2023, at Outer Banks Presbyterian Church. To livestream Margaret’s service, visit

Memorial donations may be made to the Outer Banks Presbyterian Church Music Program (PO Box 2199, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, or online at

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


Barnhill Building Group has been selected as the Construction Manager @ Risk by the College of the Albemarle and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade contractors to submit bids for the furnishing labor, materials, equipment, and tools for the new College of The Albemarle – Allied Health Sciences Simulation Lab (COA Health Sciences) located in Elizabeth City, NC. Please note: Only subcontractors who have been prequalified by Barnhill will be able to submit a Bid.

The project consists of the new construction of a 38,000-sf, 2-story expansion to the existing Owens Health Sciences Center and will house classrooms, labs, and a simulation lab. The site is just over just over 4.5 acres and is located on an active campus. This new construction will be a steel structure with a brick and metal panel veneer, curtainwall, and storefront glazing with a PVC roof membrane.

Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages:

BP0100: General Trades

BP0105: Final Cleaning

BP0390: Turnkey Concrete

BP0400: Turnkey Masonry

BP0500: Structural Steel & Misc. Steel

BP0740: RooÔ¨Āng

BP0750: Metal Panels

BP0790: Caulking / Caulking

BP0800: Turnkey Doors/Frames/Hardware

BP0840: Glass & Glazing

BP0925: Drywall

BP0960: Resilient Flooring

BP0980: Acoustical Ceilings

BP0990: Painting & Wallcovering

BP1005: Toilet Specialties / Accessories / Division 10

BP1010: Signage

BP1098: Demountable Partitions

BP1230: Finish Carpentry and Casework

BP1250: Window Treatment

BP1400: Elevators

BP2100: Fire Protection

BP2200: Plumbing

BP2300: HVAC

BP2600: Turnkey Electrical

BP3100: Turnkey Sitework

BP3290: Landscaping

Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business firms are encouraged to complete participation submittals.

HUB/MWBE OUTREACH MEETING: Barnhill Building Group will be conducting a HUB/MWBE Informational Session. You are encouraged to attend the following session to learn more about project participation opportunities available to you. These seminars will help to: Learn about project and scope; Inform and train Minority/HUB contractors in preparation for bidding this project; Assist in registration on the State of North Carolina Vendor link; Stimulate opportunities for Networking with other firms. Location and time TBD. Please visit our planroom at for more information.

Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals, by July 22, 2024, to Meredith Terrell at or hardcopies can be mailed to Barnhill Contracting Company PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612).


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