Obituaries

Anna Mae Tarr Ward

Mrs. Anna Mae Tarr Ward, 92, wife of the late Elmer R. “Toad” Ward and a resident of Exmore, passed away Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at The Citadel of Nassawadox. A native of Girdletree, Md., she was the daughter of the late Alfred T. Tarr and the late Janie...

Roxie Sue Volk

Mrs. Roxie Sue Volk, 85, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. Born in Blountville, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Columbus Martin and the late Annie Bowerman Martin. She is survived by her husband, James Volk; and two daughters, Esther Crawford,...

Gary T. Epps Sr.

Mr. Gary T. Epps Sr., 57, of Hampton, formerly of the Shore, gained his wings on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Sentara Hospital in Hampton. Born in Modest Town, Gary was the beloved son of Litton and Sally Epps. He was affectionately known as “Pudgy” by his family and friends....

Adair E. Harmon

Mr. Adair E. Harmon, 68, of New Church, departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born in Temperanceville, Adair was the eldest son of the late Adair “Boss Hogg” and Vivian D. Harmon. He was affectionately known as “Eddie” by his family...

Rita A. Horvath

Mrs. Rita A. Horvath, 86, passed away on Nov. 22, 2020, at the Commonwealth Senior Living Center at the Eastern Shore in Onancock. She was the daughter of the late Estelle and Irving Merlob. Rita was born in New York, N.Y., on Nov. 7, 1934. She was preceded in death...

Dorothy M. Moss

Mrs. Dorothy M. Moss, 92, of Columbus, Ohio, and formerly of Onancock, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Dorothy was born in Saxis, on Sept. 21, 1928. She is preceded in death by her parents, Gladys and Gertrude (White) McCready and Olivia (Mister) McCready; brothers,...

Virginia Clay Savage

Mrs. Virginia Clay Savage, 91, wife of George Jacob Savage Jr. and a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at their residence surrounded by her loving family. A native of Dinwiddie, Va., she was the daughter of the late Katherine Driver Clay. She was a...

Ellen H. Boyce

Mrs. Ellen H. Boyce, 90, of Parksley, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, of natural causes. Mrs. Boyce was born to Alma Shrieves Howard and Walter Stewart Howard on a farm outside Parksley, on March 17, 1930. She attended Parksley High School until she and her parents moved to Newport...

John Miles Williams

Mr. John Miles Williams, 73, husband of Jo Ann Hand Williams and a resident of Exmore, passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at his residence. A native of Cape Charles, he was the son of the late Frank Allen Williams and the late Flora Mary Miles Williams. He was...

Patricia Kappes Jacob

Mrs. Patricia Kappes Jacob passed away Nov. 18, 2020, at her home in Uvalde, Texas, surrounded by her immediate family. She was known as “Patty” by her friends and “Gran” by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Patty was born Jan. 22, 1934, in Accomack County, to Karl and Mildred Kappes. She...