Joan M. O’Neal

Published 10:06pm Monday, June 9, 2014

Joan M. O’Neal

June 8, 2014

Joan Rosaline Meadows O’Neal, 76, of Edenton, N.C., died Sunday, June 8, 2014 in Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, N.C.

Mrs. O’Neal was born in Suffolk and was the daughter of the late Claude V., Sr. and Edna Greene Meadows. A homemaker, she was a member of Bandon Chapel Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William C. O’Neal Sr.

Survivors include her daughter, Barbara “B.J.” O’Neal (Robert Carter) of Edenton; two sons, William C. O’Neal, Jr. of Edenton and James Allen O’Neal of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Claude V. Meadows, Jr. of Newport News; two grandchildren, Sarah Dawn Gibbs (Josh) of Shiloh, N.C., and Christopher William Radke (Melissa Anne Lohning) of Edenton; and two great-grandchildren, Emma Rose Gibbs and Joshua Lee Gibbs, Jr.

A funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in Bandon Chapel Church. Burial will follow in Beaver Hill Cemetery. Friends may join the family Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Miller Funeral Home & Crematory, 735 Virginia Road, Edenton, and all other times at the residence.

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