Obituaries

Cleo Hodges Linvill

Mrs. Cleo Hodges Linvill, 82, of Hallwood, wife of George Barnes Linvill, passed away Dec. 21, 2021, in Salisbury, Md. Born Oct. 19, 1939, in Peterstown, W.V., she was the daughter of the late James E. Hodges Sr. and the late Ruth Elizabeth Morgan. Cleo owned and operated Thornton Fashion...

Olive T. Custis

Mrs. Olive T. Custis, 94 of Onancock, passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, at Catered Living Assisted Care in Ocean Pines, Md., with her twin daughters at her side. She joins her predeceased husband, John Q. Custis, and close relatives of the Custis and Michell families. She leaves behind a...

Nancy Bonniwell

Mrs. Nancy Bonniwell, 88, wife of the late Edwin Marshall and the late Thomas Sidney Bonniwell Sr. and a resident of Onancock, formerly of Exmore, passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at her residence. A native of Willis Wharf, she was the daughter of the late Milford Thomas Smith...
Anne Michelle Starr Thomas, 60, passed away at her residence Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, in Marionville. Anne received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and was a special education teacher. She was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church in Marionville. She is survived by her husband,...

Frances Pastuhov

Family and friends grieve the death of their dear friend, Frances Pastuhov, who passed Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at age 82. She was predeceased by her soulmate, Vladimir “Vov” Pastuhov. Frances leaves behind her brother and his spouse, Frank and Kitty Hall; nephews, Jake, John, and Brian Hall, and Christopher...

Rudolph J. Spratley

Mr. Rudolph J. Spratley, of Smithfield, Va., formerly of the Shore, was called from labor to reward on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at Riverside Healthy Living Community in Smithfield. Born in Eastville, Rudolph was the son of the late Charles B. and Etta P. Spratley. He was affectionately known as...

Barbara Ann Grimes

Ms. Barbara Ann Grimes, of North Chesterfield, Va., formerly of the Shore, peacefully passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, at Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born in Accomac, Barbara was the beloved daughter of Mary F. Blake-Turner and Charles Holly. During her early years of her career, she secured a...

Marlene Joan Savage

Mrs. Marlene Joan Savage, 88, of Chincoteague, passed away Dec. 16, 2021, at her residence. She was born on Chincoteague Island on July 16, 1933, a daughter to the late Harry and Margaret (Maginnis) Taylor. She was a member of Union Baptist Church, Daughters of Ruth Sunday School Class, and...

Jo Savage West

Mrs. Jo Savage West, 95, wife of Charles E. West and a resident of Birdsnest, passed away Dec. 14, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onley. She was born in Painter and was the daughter of the late Joseph Leonard Savage and the late Mattie Berry Savage. She...
Mr. Edward Bruce “E.B.” Mears Jr., 62, a resident of New Church, passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at his home. A native of New Church, he was the son of the late Edward Bruce Mears and the late Jolena Hopkins Mears. E.B. was a carpenter for Cartwright Construction...