April N. Stuart

Published 12:00 am Monday, August 25, 2003

April Nelanne Stuart, 25, of 179 Bell’s Island Rd., Currituck, N.C., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003, in UNC Chapel Hill Hospital. April was born in Norfolk, and was a recent graduate of Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Ga. She received a BS in biology at Wake Forrest University where she majored in biology and minored in chemistry. She was Valedictorian of Currituck County High School, Class of 1996. She was a member of Future Farmers of America, Beta Club, Ducks Unlimited and other organizations. She also held many awards for her quilting talents.

April is survived by both parents, Watson Stuart of Bell’s Island, N.C., and Kathy Chilton of Chesapeake, and a close friend, Harold E. (Chick) Gerard of Virginia Beach.

April is also survived by her brother, Hunter T. Stuart of Bell’s Island, N.C.; two sisters, Amber Stuart and Katelyn Stuart, both of Suffolk; maternal grandparents, Martha and Samuel Chilton of Suffolk; paternal grandparents, Harrell and Nell Stuart of Bell’s Island; and by many other family and friends who loved her dearly.

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April enjoyed life to the fullest including travels and study in Europe.

She had a passion for life and accomplished and conquered many adventures in her short lifetime.

The memorial gathering celebrating April’s life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the residence of Nell and Harrell Stuart, 771 Bell’s Island Rd.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Future Farmers of America or Duck’s Unlimited.

Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church St., Elizabeth City, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.

You may sign the online register at www.twifordfh.com.