Heber Alligood

Published 12:36 am Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Heber Alligood, 90, a resident of Creswell, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at Washington County Hospital in Plymouth.

Born Jan. 10, 1922, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Ira Joyner Alligood, and Mary Spruill Alligood and was preceded in death by his first wife, Milver Davis Alligood; stepson, Wade Cutler Jr., and brother, Orval Alligood. Heber was a retired farmer and member of Scuppernong Church of Christ. He loved the outdoors, working with his pigs and riding around the community in his pickup as long as his health permitted.

His family includes his wife, Erma Tetterton Cutler Alligood of Creswell; stepdaughter, Carol Cutler of Washington; brothers, Ira J. Alligood Jr. of York, Pa., Lewis Alligood of Chattanooga, Tenn., Horace Alligood of Greensboro; nephew, Jerry Orval Alligood of Washington; two step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Scuppernong Church of Christ, Creswell, with Cleve Edwards officiating.  Family will receive friends on Thursday following the service. Honorary pallbearers are Harry Thomas Phelps, Jerry Alligood, Kevin Alligood, Doug Clifton, Horace Lee Ambrose, Todd Phelps, Derl Spruill, Michael Spruill and Mike Martin. Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Scuppernong Church of Christ, 3510 Davenport Forks Road, Creswell, NC 27928. Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.  Condolences may be made to the family at www.maitlandfuneralhome.com.