Mrs. Olive T. Custis, 94 of Onancock, passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at Catered Living Assisted Care in Ocean Pines, Md., with her twin daughters at her side. She joins her predeceased husband, John Q. Custis, and close relatives of the Custis and Michell families.
She leaves behind a sister, Rose Michell, and her children, Chuck and Debbie. She also leaves her four children, Jack Custis (Marie), Glenda McIntyre, Joyce Spivey (Wil), and Jennifer Austin (Lawrence); eight grandchildren, Eric, Haley, Mac, Bryan, Michael, Jonathan, Bruce, and Shellie; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She spent the first 20 years of her marriage as a Sunday school teacher, PTA president, football team sponsor, and guided her four children into rewarding careers. She then pursued a successful career as a beautician. Upon retirement, she joined the Coast Guard Auxiliary and was a valued member between 1996 and 2012.
Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Russell Fail officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairview Lawn Cemetery. There will be a visitation at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements are by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.