Aviation Park will be closing to the public for recreational use, with the exception of the dog park, at 3 p.m. on Thursday while a memorial service is held in honor of longtime Town Clerk Mary Quidley.
In addition, Kill Devil Hills Town Hall offices will be closing at 4:15 p.m. so that employees may attend the service.
Quidley served as the first full-time employee for the Town of Kitty Hawk when it incorporated in 1981.
In 1984, she joined the Town of Kill Devil Hills as Tax Collector and was later sworn in as Town Clerk. She happily and loyally served in this position for 37 years until the time of her death.