Viola O’Neal Midgett

Viola O’Neal Midgett, 75, of Wanchese, NC died Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

A native of Buxton, she was born September 8, 1944, to the late Sally Rainy O’Neal and Randolph G. O’Neal, Sr.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Horace W. Midgett, Jr.; a brother, David O’Neal, Sr; and a son, Leonard Earl Midgett who died at birth.

Viola is survived by two sons, Horace W. Midgett III and William “Billy” Midgett (Nichole); two grandsons, Jonathan and Jackob; a sister, Margaret “Micky” Gibbs Parker; and a brother, Randolph “Randy” O’Neal, Jr.

A private graveside service will be held at Manteo Cemetery.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at