Obituaries

Shirley E. Mable

Mrs. Shirley E. Mable departed this life Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at VCU Health in Richmond. Born in Nassawadox, Shirley was the beloved daughter of Geneva Turner Murray and the late William M. Jubilee. She met and married the love of her life in New York. Shirley was employed at...

Edward L. Harmon

Mr. Edward L. Harmon, 75, departed this life Monday, May 3, 2021, at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro, N.C. Born in Accomack County, Edward was the son of the late Clarence Harmon and the late Viola Bunting. He was affectionately known as “Fly Wright,” “James Brown,” and “Godfather,” by...
Mr. Harry “Jimmy” Walker Jr., passed away peacefully at his home on Chincoteague May 11, 2021, at the age of 82, surrounded by his family. Jimmy Walker was born June 22, 1938, in Washington, D.C.; he was raised in Parksley, and considered Chincoteague his home. He enlisted in the U.S....

Sue Boggs Mason

Mrs. Sue Boggs Mason, 97, beloved wife of the late Norman Fletcher Mason, Jr. for nearly 75 years and a native of Finney’s Wharf in Onancock, passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock. Born May 14, 1923, at the family home in Finney’s Wharf,...
Mrs. Gloria Ann Larson (nee Peno), formerly of Cape Charles and Eastville, passed away in Bethesda, Md., Feb. 12, 2021. Gloria was born May 21, 1931, in St. Albans, Vt., to William and Helena (Mayo) Peno. After graduating from Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans, she moved to Washington, D.C.,...
Mrs. Yvonne Marshall Widgeon, 84, a resident of Willis Wharf, went to be with the Lord May 11, 2021, peacefully at her home. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Randolph Widgeon. Yvonne was born on Hog Island on May 11, 1937. She was the last girl...
Mrs. Eleanor Phillips Shannonhouse, 98, wife of the late Winfred Crippen “Crip” Phillips and the late William R. Shannonhouse and a resident of Eastville, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Hacksneck, she was the daughter of the late Major...
Mrs. Laurie Doughty Collins, 30, wife of David D. Collins Jr. and a resident of Exmore, passed away Monday, May 10, 2021, at her residence. A native of Birdsnest, she is the daughter of Connie Prutsman Doughty, of Birdsnest, and the late William Frederick Doughty Jr. She was a...
Mr. Stephen J. Hearne, 78, of Painter, drew his last earthly breath and was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on May 6, 2021. He passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his adoring family and beloved animals. He was born in Salisbury, Md., Sept. 1, 1942, to William...
Mr. Michael A. Taylor, 62, of New Church, transitioned Tuesday, May 4, 2021, from Earth to Glory at his residence, after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Salisbury, Md., Michael was the son of the late Willie Armstrong and the late Willie Marie Taylor. He was affectionately known as...