Obituaries

Ms. Elizabeth Dalmira Hunt, 50, of Onancock, passed away at her residence, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Born Oct. 8, 1967, in Marietta, Ga., she was the daughter of Betty Ann Payne Hunt and the late William Richard “Bill” Hunt Jr., of Cave Spring, Ga. Ms. Hunt was an artist...
Mrs. Nancy Crowell, 79, of Parksley, wife of the late Raleigh O. Crowell, passed away Sept. 26, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Born on Jan. 15, 1939, in Painter, she was the daughter of Emma Shrieves and the late Carson Shrieves. Mrs. Crowell was a homemaker and a member...
Mr. Charles Blaschke, age 77, of Arlington, Va., passed away Aug. 5, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Hurley, and a sister, Eleanor Gracey, of Albuquerque, N.M. Born in Beeville, Texas, and raised in Skidmore, Texas, Mr. Blaschke was the son of the late Raymond George and...

Ms. Dryden Barnes

Ms. Dryden Barnes passed away on Sept. 4, 2018, in Decatur, Ga. She was born in Onancock, on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, in 1935, as the oldest child of Marshall and Frances Barnes. She grew up in and lived in her beloved downtown Annapolis, Md., for much...

Louise B. Quillen

Mrs. Louise B. Quillen, widow of Newman Quillen, of Chincoteague Island, passed away at the age of 102 on Sept. 14, 2018, on Chincoteague. She was born on Chincoteague, on Aug. 27, 1916, to the late Ernest and Elsie (Quillen) Savage. She was a member of Wattsville United Methodist Church. Mrs....
Mr. Larry Thomas Peters Sr., 75, husband of Elsa Urmatam-Peters and a resident of Parksley, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at his home. Born Feb. 6, 1943, on Chincoteague Island, he was a son of the late Raymond Clayton Peters Sr. and Pansy Lee Isdell Peters. Mr. Peters proudly...

Fannie Cutler Miles

Mrs. Fannie Cutler Miles passed away Sept. 9, 2018, in Virginia Beach, Va. She was born April 15, 1924 in Nassawadox, Va., to the late Stella Cutler Simpson and Leonard C. Cutler. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Eugene Miles (Eugene) and son Bryan. She is survived by her...

Ruby Boole Bull

Mrs. Ruby Boole Bull, 100, wife of the late Capt. Ryland Ames Bull and a resident of Cheriton passed away Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at her residence. A native of Exmore, she was the daughter of the late Clarence E. Boole and the late Pearl May Kellam Boole. Mrs....
Mr. David Alan “Dave” Towles, 72, husband of the late Florence Riddle “Flossie” Towles and a resident of Onancock, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Born May 10, 1946, in Washington, District of Columbia., he was the son of the late David P. Towles and Margaret Von Seggron Towles....

Mr. Jack Pierson

Mr. Jack Pierson, 88, of Onley, loving husband of Rose, passed away on Sept. 10, 2018, in his home. Born on July 1, 1930, in New York, City, he was the son of the late Nathaniel Pierson and Margaret Raymond Pierson. Mr. Pierson served our country in the U.S. Navy...