Obituaries

George David Taylor Jr.

Mr. George David Taylor Jr., 94, of Charlottesville, Va., passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge. Born March 14, 1928, in Tasley, he was the son of the late George David Taylor Sr. and the late Dora (Carter) Taylor. Mr. Taylor was a...

Lula Marie Goodman

Ms. Lula Marie Goodman, 83, was born Nov. 14, 1938, to the late Louise Goodman and Willie Goodman Sr., in Delray Beach, Fla. She transitioned from earth to heaven on July 26, 2022, at her residence. “Mickey,” as she was affectionately known to family and friends, was raised in several...

Emma Douglas

Ms. Emma Virginia Croswell Dorn Douglas was born Sept. 14, 1917, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, a daughter to the late Rev. Roger Thomas and Mary Ethel Croswell. After living for 104 years and 10 months, she entered the divine presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,...

Robert Gale Beckwith Jr.

Mr. Robert Gale Beckwith Jr., 73, husband of the Rev. Claire Morfit Hunkins and a resident of Oak Hall, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Born Feb. 22, 1949, in Vicksburg, Mich., and raised in Fairfax, Va., he was the son of the late Robert Gale Beckwith Sr. and...

Thomas Hume Dixon Jr.

Mr. Thomas Hume Dixon Jr., 86, passed away peacefully at his home in Kiptopeke, on July 28, 2022. He is survived by two sons, Thomas Hume Dixon III and Russell Reeves Dixon and his wife, Jill Dixon; brother, William Walker Dixon, and his wife, Mary Wayne Dixon; sister-in-law, Ann...

Phyllis D. Young

Mrs. Phyllis D. Young, 88, daughter of the late Everett Francis and Virgie Virginia Dix, passed from this life into eternal life on Saturday, July 23, 2022. She was a resident of Accomack Senior Village in Onancock. She was predeceased by her husband, William T. Young Jr.; a son, Wayne...

Dorietha E. Lilliston

Mrs. Dorietha E. Lilliston, 69, of Melfa, went home to be with her heavenly Father on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Nassawadox Rehab & Nursing Center in Nassawadox. Born in Melfa, she was the beloved daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Jones. Dorietha was educated in the Accomack County Public...

Tammy Nicole Baylis

Ms. Tammy Nicole Baylis, 50, daughter of the late Wayne Roger Baylis and the late Rosemary Lowrance Nelson and a resident of Guilford, died peacefully at her home with loved ones by her side, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Born Jan. 17, 1972, in Norfolk, Tammy lived with her parents...

Roriegh Virginia Thornton

Miss Roriegh Virginia Thornton gained the brightest and most colorful angel wings heaven had ever seen on Thursday, July 28, 2022. Roriegh was born June 26, 2018, and brought incredible joy and happiness to her loved ones each and every 1,493 days of her life. She was fascinated by...

Larry Carl Hill

Mr. Larry Carl Hill, 79, of Chincoteague Island, passed away July 28, 2022, at Heritage Hall in Nassawadox. He was born in Nassawadox on Oct. 7, 1942, a son to the late Carl and Clara (Savage) Birch. Larry worked as a printer for the U.S. Treasury. Larry is survived by many...