Barbara Ellen Getchell
Hawk – Barbara Ellen Getchell passed away in Nags Head Sunday, February
25, 2018 surrounded by family and friends, at the age of 71. Barbara
will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 50 years, Terry; her
daughters, Carolyn Payton (Roger, Jr.) of Grandy, NC, and Jackie Manko
(Greg) of Kill Devil Hills, NC; her brother, George Young II (Sue) of
Saddlebrook, NJ; and two nephews, George Young III and Jonathan Young,
also of New Jersey.
Fueled by her passion for helping individuals and families, Barbara
earned advanced degrees and became a licensed therapist. On the Outer
Banks, Barbara worked with Dare and Currituck County’s school systems
in their SAFE and Teen Court Programs and in Hotline’s Domestic
A mass of the resurrection in Barbara’s memory will be held Monday,
March 12, 2018 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church located at 301 W. Kitty
Hawk Rd. in Kitty Hawk, NC at 10 am. Donations in Barbara’s name
can be made to the Outer Banks Hotline.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. of Nags Head, NC is entrusted with
arrangements for cremation. Condolences to the family may be
expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.
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