Travis Uzzell

Published 12:00 am Monday, September 28, 2009

Travis S. Uzzell, 81, of Scotland Neck died Saturday, September 26, 2009 at Our Community Hospital in Scotland Neck.
A native of Halifax County, he worked for Merck Pharmaceuticals and the farming business.
Uzzell was a member of First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck where he served as deacon, chairman of deacons, chairman of finance and was a member of the Pittman Bible Class.
He also served as Register of Deeds for Halifax County. He served as a Halifax County Commissioner from 1960-1974, was a member of the Halifax County Board of Social Services and taught Notary Law for eight years at Halifax Community College. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club in Scotland Neck.
Survivors include his wife Sarah B. Uzzell of the home; a son, Steve Uzzell of Scotland Neck; a sister, Sylvia Lois Uzzell Menard of Hampstead; and two grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at the First Baptist Church in Scotland Neck with Dr. James Drake and Rev. Reese Jones officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Maintenance Fund, 1015 Church Street, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Sykes Funeral Service, Scotland Neck, is handling the arrangements.
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