Obituaries

Mr. Carlton Thomas Leonard, 69, of Chincoteague Island, passed away March 15, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onanock. He was kind, loving, generous, father, grandfather, friend, captain and so much more. He was an accomplished local business owner born and raised on Chincoteague. His deepest love was...
Mr. Calvin Thomas Strand, 74, of Onley, received eternal life Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Shore Health and Rehabilitation, Parksley. Born in Accomac, Calvin was the beloved son of the late Herman L. and Margaret E. Strand. On June 26, 1976, he married the love of his life, Jo Ann...

Gloria Ann Knox

Ms. Gloria Ann Knox, 70, of Wachapreague, gained her wings Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at her residence. Born in Mappsburg, Gloria was the beloved daughter of the late Isarel L. Finney and the late Margaret S. Finney. She was employed at Perdue Farms in Accomac  for over 35 years. Private funeral...

Emma Leola Hicks

Mrs. Emma Leola Hicks, 93, of Melfa, received eternal life Monday, April 5, 2021, at her residence. Born in Norfolk, Emma was the beloved daughter of the late William Madison and the late Annie M. Williams. She was affectionately known as “Leola” by her family and friends. Emma worked in...
Ms. Josephine Rosetta Bagwell, 88, of Onancock, peacefully transitioned into the arms of God Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Onancock. Born in Daugherty, Josephine was the beloved daughter of the late Burley and Hortense Bagwell. She was affectionately known as “Jo” by her family and friends. Josephine worked over 20...

Mary Ellen Allen

Mrs. Mary Ellen Allen, 80, of Onancock, received eternal life Friday, April 2, 2021, at her residence with family by her side. Born in Daugherty, Mary Ellen was the beloved daughter of the late Leroy Savage and the late Susie Conquest, and the late Lee Conquest. Mary Ellen worked in...
Mr. Bryan Eugene Sterner, 63, husband of Tammie Johnson Sterner, of Mappsville, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2021, at his residence. Born July 11, 1957, in Hanover, Pa., he was the son of the late Richard Eugene Sterner and the late Carolyn Ruth Keagy. Bryan was a crane operator...

Linda Dale Bailey

Mrs. Linda Dale Bailey, 79, of Saxis, wife of the late Lodie Bailey, passed away April 5, 2021, in Onancock. Born April 24, 1941, in Crisfield, Md., she was the daughter of the late Lincoln Ward and the late Frances Cox Ward. Linda was a homemaker and loved to take...
Dr. Jane Timberlake Helwig, 73, of Charlotte, N.C., died Monday, March 29, 2021, of pancreatic cancer in Charlotte. She was born Aug. 27, 1947, in Charlottesville, Va., daughter of the late Margaret Mish Timberlake and Stephen Davis Timberlake IV, of Staunton, Va. She is survived by her cherished family:...
Mr. Arthur Ray Thornton Sr., 70, husband of Kathryn Bundick Thornton, of Melfa, passed away on April 5, 2021, at his residence. Born March 27, 1951, in Nassawadox, he was the son of the late Emory Thornton and the late Ann Marie Isdell. Arthur was an estimator and gasoline installer...