Obituaries

Mary Ann Connelly

On Sept. 2, 2021, Mrs. Mary Ann Connelly (nee Mudd), an artist who established the Red Queen Gallery in Onancock, died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, Md., at the age of 70. Mary Ann, the oldest of seven children, grew up in Towson, Md., and was the daughter of John Edward...
Johnson’s United Methodist Church will hold a Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Anne and John Floyd. Due to the COVID-19 virus, we were not able to honor them in April and May of 2020. The service will be Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Johnson’s U.M.C....

David T. Walker

Mr. David T. Walker, of Parksley, departed this life peacefully Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Shore Health and Rehab Center in Parksley, with his niece, Lauketta Reid, by his side. Born in Burgaw, N.C., David was the beloved son of the late James and Odessa Walker. He was affectionately known...

Gloria M. Justice

Mrs. Gloria M. Justice, of Parksley, departed this life peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born in Parksley, Gloria was the beloved daughter of George and Diane Fisher Justice. She was affectionately known as “Baby Mae” by her family and friends. She held various...

Vernice Davis Holden

Mrs. Vernice C. Davis Holden, of Nelsonia, departed this life peacefully Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at her residence. Born in Mappsville, Vernice was the beloved daughter of the late Lawrence “Bud” Davis and the late Margaret B. Davis. She attended the public schools of Accomack County. Vernice was a faithful...

Sharon L. Grant-Reid

Mrs. Sharon L. Grant-Reid, of Melfa, departed this life peacefully Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born in Accomac, Sharon was the beloved daughter of the late Albert Grant and the late Jean “Jean Baby” Grant-Hargis. She worked for Parks and Recreation and other odd...

Robert Dean Budd

Mr. Robert Dean Budd, 88, of Cambridge, Md., passed away Sept. 8, 2021, at his residence. Born Feb. 26, 1933, in Justisville, he was the son of the late Manning Thomas Budd and the late Ella Taylor Budd. Robert worked for Colonial Store as a produce manager for over 20...

John Edward Kellam

Mr. John Edward Kellam, 86, husband of Florence Taylor Kellam and a resident of Belle Haven, passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at his residence. A native of Belle Haven, he was the son of the late Edgar G. Kellam and the late Mary George Kellam. He was a...
Mr. Ronald Nottingham West, 73, husband of Emily Faye West and a resident of Machipongo, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at his residence. A native of Birdsnest, he was the son of the late Robert Burns West and the late Charlotte Nottingham West. He was a retired educator,...
Mr. Allie Jackson “AJ” Kellam went to be with the Lord Aug. 26, 2021. The son of the late Allie James Kellam and the late Mamie L. Richardson, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Franklin D. and Ray Twilley Kellam; niece, Rosemarie Martyn (Tom); and nephew, Mark...