Jazania Polly Herbert O’Neal, 85, of Rodanthe, NC died Sunday, January 1, 2023, at her home.
A native of Rodanthe, she was born November 11, 1937, to the late Nora Midgett and John E. Herbert, Sr.
Along with her husband Arval, Jazania was the owner and operator of the North Beach Campground and General Store. She was a member of Fair Haven United Methodist Church, often singing in the choir. Active in her community, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and former member of the Dare County Board of Elections and the Dare County Social Services Board. Jazania was the ship sponsor of the WMSL 757 USCGC Midgett.
In addition to her parents, Jazania was preceded in death by her husband, Arval O’Neal; son, Eddie O’Neal, Sr.; granddaughter, Jazania Joy Midgette; and sister Nora Roadcap and her husband, Charles.
Jazania is survived by a daughter, Jonna Midgette (Robert); two sons, Joey O’Neal, Sr. (Virginia) and Jerald O’Neal, Sr.; daughter-in-law, Sandra O’Neal; grandchildren, Sunshine Qualls (Cody), Eddie O’Neal II, Jerald O’Neal II, Jessica Munoz (Israel), Krissan Jenkins (Samuel), Joey O’Neal II, Tegan O’Neal, Justin O’Neal (Stephanie), Gennia Seigrist, Elijah Midgette, and Jorah Midgette; and great-grandchildren, Ian, Shae, Keegan, Benjamin, Alexia, Samuel, Brooklyn, Owen, Victoria, Catalina, Presley, Sailor, Jacob, Sophia, Elias, and Samantha Joy. Also, surviving is her brother, John Edgar Herbert, Jr.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at Fair Haven United Methodist Church with Rev. Pam Stoffel, Rev. Timothy Fitch, and Rev. Chris Noble officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives prior to the service beginning at 10:00 am. Burial will take place in the O’Neal family cemetery in Rodanthe.
Memorial donations may be made to Fair Haven United Methodist Church (PO Box 206, Rodanthe, NC 27968 or online at fairhavenrodanthe.com). To plant a tree in memory of Jazania or send flowers to the family, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.