Obituaries

Ethel Sarah Weatherly

Mrs. Ethel Sarah Weatherly was born to William and Mary Chandler on July 15, 1942, in Accomack County. She departed this life on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Ethel was affectionately known as “Granny” or “Aunt Curly.” She attended Accomack County Public Schools. Curly loved her...

Dorothy Bonney

Mrs. Dorothy Marie Hanna Bonney, 79, wife of the late Douglas Gerald Bonney Sr., passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at her home in New Church. A native of Virginia Beach, she was born Aug. 10, 1941, a daughter to the late Mark Hanna Sr. and the...

George E. Bundick Jr.

Mr. George E. Bundick Jr. passed away June 5, 2020. He was born June 14, 1946, a son to the late George E. Bundick Sr. and Mary Smith Bundick, in Accomack County. George was educated in the Accomack County school system and graduated from Mary Nottingham Smith School in...

Rose Johnson

Mrs. Rose Boole Edwards Johnson, 99, beloved wife of the late Abel Colonna “Connie” Johnson and the late William Roberts Edwards and a resident of Exmore, passed away Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at her daughter’s residence in Chesapeake. A native of Franktown, she was the daughter of the late...

Billy Page Chance Sr.

Mr. Billy Page Chance Sr., 76, of Onley, passed away at his home on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, with his loving wife, Bettie Hargis Chance, by his side. Born Nov. 20, 1943, he was the son of the late Page Chance and the late Georgie Chance Bagwell. Billy was a...

Katie J. Parks

Mrs. Katie J. Parks, 89, a lifelong resident of Tangier Island, claimed the promise of resurrection on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at her residence. Katie was preceded in death by her parents, Milbourne H. Crockett and Beatrice E. Crockett; her husband of 72 years, Robert J. Parks Sr.; grandson, William...

Lawrence John Renas Jr.

Mr. Lawrence John Renas Jr., 81, of Locustville, beloved husband of 53 years to the late Josephine Marie Renas, passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Born Aug. 5, 1939, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of the late Lawrence J. Renas Sr. and the late...

Aubrey F. Edmonds

Mr. Aubrey Francis Edmonds, 90, of Bloxom, husband of the late Lillian Edmonds, passed away Sept. 6, 2020, at his daughter’s residence in Melfa. Born July 19, 1930, in Mount Holly, N.J., he was the son of the late Aubrey H. Edmonds and the late Ethel Lennox Edmonds. Aubrey served...

Barbara Holston

Mrs. Barbara Fay Middleton Baker Holston, 89, died peacefully on Aug. 19, 2020, after a short illness. Barbara was born Feb. 16, 1931, at Salisbury Hospital, in Salisbury, Md. However, she was a true child of the Eastern Shore of Virginia all her life. As a child, Barbara lived in...

Steven L. Vanvelzor

Mr. Steven L. Vanvelzor, 66, husband of Susan Lucey Vanvelzor and a resident of Jamesville, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at his residence. A native of Newark, Ohio, he was the son of the late Leo Vanvelzor and the late Helen Carlisle Vanvelzor. He was a proud graduate...