Myron Vance Midgett Sr ~ 2007

Daily Advance Sep 7, 2007

Myron Vance Midgett Sr., 91, of 1095 Horseshoe Road, Elizabeth City, N.C., 
died Wednesday evening at Winslow's Memorial Home. 
He was born in Dare County, N.C., to the late Graves Midgett Sr. and 
Palmyra Payne Midgett and was the husband of Beulah Helen O'Neal Midgett. 
Mr. Midgett was a retired Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, 
having served our country for 20 years. Later in life, Mr. Midgett worked 
and retired as a mechanic for the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. He was a member 
of Grace United Methodist Church and the Chief Petty Officers Association.
Besides his wife, Mr. Midgett is survived by four daughters, Freida Styron 
of Chesapeake, Va., Janet Vallee of Virginia Beach, Va., Anna DeHart of 
Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Helen Carol Shannon of Elizabeth City, N.C.; and 
a daughter-in-law, Betty Midgett of Elizabeth City, N.C.; one sister, Mae 
Fulcher of Salvo, N.C.; one brother, Melvin Midgett, of Wilmington, N.C.; 
nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Myron Vance Midgett Jr., two 
grandchildren, four brothers and two sisters. 
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at 2 p.m. in the 
Twiford Memorial Chapel, Church Street, by the Rev. William C. Holmes. 
Burial with military honors followed in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. 
The family received friends and relatives at the funeral home Friday from 
7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and at other times at their residence, 1095 
Horseshoe Road, Elizabeth City. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church St., 
Elizabeth City, is assisting the Midgett Family.

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