Henrietta Josephine Myers Thorpe of Jarvisburg, February 22

By on February 25, 2024

January 28, 1938 – February 22, 2024

Henrietta (Etta) Josephine Myers Thorpe, aged 86, passed away on February 22, 2024, in Jarvisburg, NC, after a brief illness. She was born on January 28, 1938, to Margaret A. (Barthold) Myers and Henry Joseph Myers. Etta’s husband, Ernest E. Thorpe, and sister, Joan Helen Bozaki, preceded her in death.

Etta worked as a beautician for over 50 years. She was an avid football fan and loved cheering on the Washington Redskins.  She was a devoted member of Powell’s Point Baptist Church.

Etta is survived by her daughters, Linda Romano (Jim) of Birmingham, AL, Judy White of Leesburg, VA, and her son, Dale Thorpe (Betty) of Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, she is survived by her grandchildren: Nicole Saia, Dina Sambrook, Anthony Romano, Elizabeth White, Gregory White, Jeremy Thorpe, Paul Thorpe, Jennifer Hunter, and Stephanie Smith. Etta is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren.

A graveside ceremony will be held at Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon, VA, on March 4, 2024.

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

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