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Elizabeth “Tinker” Pearl Twiford Midgett

Elizabeth “Tinker” Pearl Twiford Midgett, 88, of Stumpy Point, died December 2, 2020 at home.

A native of Stumpy Point, Tinker was born August 26, 1932, to the late Ruby Berry Twiford and Murl Twiford.

Elizabeth is survived by companion Matthew Long Jr.; son Thurston “Randy” Midgett Jr. (Janet); grandchildren Michael Midgett (Sandy), Dori Midgett and Cristi Midgett;  five great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Thurston Midgett Sr.; son Andrew Midgett; and siblings Earlene Jordan, Essie Boyd and Grady Twiford.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on December 9 at Shiloh United Methodist Church. Private burial will take place in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives prior to the service beginning at 11 a.m.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family. www.TwifordFH.com.

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