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Annie Mae Egan Tarkington

Annie Mae Egan Tarkington, 94, of Camden, died May 18, 2020 at Brookdale Nursing Center in Elizabeth City. She was born November 9, 1925 to the late Patrick Henry Egan and Myrtle McCoy Egan and was the wife of the late Tully R. Tarkington Sr. She was a lifelong member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughter Lorelle Tarkington Staples and husband Carl of Shawboro; son Tully R. “Robbie” Tarkington Jr. of Camden; and grandchildren Zachary Staples and Shannon Staples. She was preceded in death by siblings Mary Ricks, Catherine Benthal, Margaret McPherson and Charlie Egan.

A private family graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on May 22 at the Tarkington Family Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Darryl Stallings. Memorial donations may be made to the Ebenezer Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 219, South Mills, NC 27976. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the Tarkington family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.

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