Agnes P. Armstrong

By on July 9, 2024

November 13, 1930 – July 8, 2024
Elizabeth City, NC

Agnes Parker Armstrong, age 93, of Elizabeth City, NC, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2024 at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Elizabeth City on November 13, 1930 to the late Ralph H. Parker and Buelah Meads Parker and was the widow of Sherwood Glenn Armstrong (her husband of 68 years).

Agnes is survived by a daughter, Patty Peterson of Hertford, NC; a son, Douglas Armstrong (Kathy) of Kernersville, NC; four grandchildren, Eric, Allen, Ryan, and David; and five great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Natalie, Evan, Ammy, and Aeden. Also left to cherish her memory are her siblings, Marjorie Basnight, Thomas Parker, and Jack Parker. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brother, Ralph Parker, Jr.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at New Hollywood Cemetery with Rev. James Spaugh officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Symons Creek Tabernacle, 463 Meadstown Road, Elizabeth City, NC  27909 or Bagley Swamp Wesleyan Church, 402 Bagley Swamp Road, Hertford, NC  27944.

Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Armstrong family. 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: Roofing

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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