Obituaries

Liam Matias

It is with heavy hearts that we honor and say goodbye to our perfect angel, Liam Mark Matias, who entered this world and gained his wings on Aug. 19, 2020. His memory will be forever cherished and remembered by his parents, Hannah Coulbourne and Yariel Matias. Also left to cherish...
Mr. Norris Hilton “Sonny” Linton Jr., 61, of Parksley, passed away Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at his home. Born Dec. 2, 1958, in Nassawadox, he was the eldest son of the late Norris Hilton Linton Sr. and Margaret Jean “Peggy” Linton. Following graduation from Parksley High School, Sonny worked as...
Mr. Charles Gilbert Ward Sr., 90, passed away Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, surrounded by his family. He was the son of Ernest D. Ward and Mildred M. Ward. He retired from NASA after 42 years as a Facility Management Specialist. He served 22 years...

Kathie Jo Derrickson

Mrs. Kathie Jo Brawley Derrickson, 69, of Chincoteague Island, went to be with the Lord Aug. 26, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Chincoteague Island, on Oct. 18, 1950, a daughter to the late John and Shirley Davis Brawley. She was a member of...

Geralline Reed Deuter

Mrs. Geralline Reed Deuter, 70, of Atlantic, passed away on Aug. 25, 2020, at PRMC in Salisbury, Md., surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Nassawadox on Oct. 30, 1949, a daughter to the late Elton Reed and the late Helen Pointer Reed Merritt. She worked as a hairdresser...

Paul Townsand Dodge

Mr. Paul Townsand Dodge, 73, a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at his residence. A native of Norfolk, Va., he was the son of the late Clayton Thomas Dodge and the late Audrie Catherine Mason Dodge. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, retired police...

Maurice Robert Jester

Mr. Maurice Robert Jester “Doodle,” 68, of Horsey, passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at PRMC in Salisbury, Md. Maurice was born on Chincoteague Island March 11, 1952, a son to the late Myron “Barney” Jester and the late Izola Turlington Jester Savage. Maurice dearly loved his family and friends and...
Mr. Randall Keith Franklin, 63, a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at his residence. A native of Cape Charles, he was the son of the late Samuel Lawrence Franklin and the late Elsie Louise Clark Franklin Milstead. He was a retired electrician. He is survived...

Victoria Jean Smith

Ms. Victoria Jean Smith passed away on Aug. 18, 2020, at Shore Life Care at Parksley. She was 66. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin V. Stoops Sr. and Betty Linton Stoops, of Saxis; and a sister, Deborah Green. Victoria is survived by her daughter, Amie Smith...
Mrs. Charlotte Lafferty Whitman, 81, wife of the late George Spady Whitman Sr. and a resident of Machipongo, passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital surrounded by her children. A native of Cheriton, she was the daughter of the late Grover Lee Lafferty Sr. and...