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Obituary for Retha Kilby Furlough
Retha Kilby Furlough, 70, of Roper died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Duke University Hospital in Durham.
Born December 6, 1946 in Norfolk, Virginia she was the daughter of the late Rufus William Kilby, Sr. and Ruth Albertson Kilby and was preceded in death by her son, Frankie Warren Furlough and sister, Ruth Ann Gurly. Retha was on the maintenance staff at Chowan Hospital and a member of Holly Neck Church of Christ.
Her family includes her husband, Charlie Warren Furlough, Jr. of Roper, N.C.; son, Charles Wayne Furlough of Blounts Creek, N.C.; daughters, Kimberly Furlough Jackson and husband Richard of Edenton, N.C., Pattie Wallace Melson and Kathy Wallace McNair and husband Danny both of Creswell, N.C. and Teresa Furlough Mumford of Bath, N.C.; brothers, Rufus Kilby, Jr. and Ronald Kilby both of Bath, N.C.; fourteen grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren.
Graveside service will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Hillside Memorial Gardens, Plymouth. Family will receive friends on Friday March 17, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth and following the graveside service on Saturday, family will receive friends at Holly Neck Church of Christ, Roper.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.