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Alton Paul Best

April 25, 1952 ~ January 9, 2022 (age 69)

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Alton Paul Best, 69, of Harkers Island, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, at home surrounded by family.

His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, January 15, 2022, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Harkers Island. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to the service at the Church. Interment will follow at Vergie Mae Cemetery.     (See link below for the Service Bulletin including the Order of Service.)

To view the livestream service please visit:    https://zoom.us/j/92460407381?pwd=S1BJSGZnS3llRGZsd0plRkFKenF5UT09   (If prompted, the meeting number is 924 6040 7381 and passcode is 546125.)    

Alton was the second son born to Billy and Dawn Best on April 25, 1952.  Alton always put the Lord first in everything he did and was blessed throughout his life. Alton was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  He served in various callings including a two-year mission to New Zealand as a young adult.  

He married the love of his life, Glenda Hill, on April 6, 1976, in the Washington DC Temple.  Alton loved the water and all things related to it. From building boats and fishing, to just sitting along the shore, saltwater ran deep through Alton’s blood.  In his professional life, Alton was one of the top real estate agents in Carteret County his entire career and won many awards including being named the first Centurion of Carteret County.

Alton is survived by his wife, Glenda, of Harkers Island; daughters, Tia Best and wife Elizabeth of Broad Creek, Tanya Talley and husband Mason with granddaughters, Emerson and Eden of Virginia; brothers, Billy Best Jr., Rocky Best and wife Brenda, all of Harkers Island; aunt, Teresa Freeman of Goldsboro; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Alton is preceded in death by his loving parents, Dawn and Billy Best, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint - Missionary Fund, 306 Joan Ct., Beaufort, NC 28516.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC. 

To send flowers to Alton's family, please visit our floral store.

 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 15, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Harkers Island
1007 Island Road
Harkers Island, NC 28531

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

2:00 PM
Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Harkers Island
1007 Island Road
Harkers Island, NC 28531

Interment Following Funeral Service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

Vergie Mae Cemetery
603 Cape Lookout Dr
Harkers Island, NC 28531

Donations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint - Missionary Fund
306 Joan Court, Beaufort NC 28516

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