Obituaries

Linda Tweedie obit

Linda D. Tweedie

Mrs. Linda D. Tweedie, 70, beloved wife of William “Bill” Tweedie and a resident of Onancock since 2006, formerly of Massapequa, N.Y., passed away at home, with her loving husband by her side, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Born Nov. 27, 1948, in Rockville Centre, N.Y., and raised in Massapequa, she...

John P. Downing

Mr. John Paul Downing, 79, of Interlochen, Fla., passed away July 18, 2019, at the Haven Hospice facility in Palatka, Fla.  He was born April 29, 1940, at 548 Madison Ave., Cape Charles, the home of his maternal grandmother. He was the second son of the late Clarence Earl...
Gerald Wheatley Obit
Dr. Thomas Gerald Wheatley was the first of three sons born to Sidney and Amanda Wheatley on Oct. 12, 1930, on Tangier Island. When he was 16, the family moved to north side Chesconnessex, where he graduated from Onancock High School. Shortly afterward, he attended Prairie Bible Institute in Alberta,...
john oliver taylor obit

John Oliver Taylor

Mr. John Oliver Taylor, 80, of Richmond, and previously of Parksley, husband of the late Donna Rae Beasley Taylor, passed away Aug. 2, 2019, in Richmond. Born Sept. 7, 1938, in Parksley, he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin Taylor and Mabel Lewis Taylor. Mr. Taylor was in...
Bertha Burton

Bertha Burton

Mrs. Bertha Lee Nordstrom Burton, 97, wife of the late Samuel James Burton Sr. and a resident of Eastville, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019, at Spring Arbor of Salisbury in Midlothian, Va. A native of Eastville, she was the daughter of the late Charles Nordstrom and the late...
Joyce Burns
Mrs. Joyce Carpenter Burns, 84, wife of the late Rev. Ottis P. Burns and a resident of Parksley, formerly of Birdsnest, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Shore Health and Rehab Center in Parksley. A native of Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Anson R. Carpenter...
Margaret Birch

Margaret E. Birch

Mrs. Margaret E. Birch, 94, of Wallops Island, wife of the late Irving Bloxom, passed away July 31, 2019, at Hartley Hall Nursing Home in Pocomoke City, Md. Born Aug. 31, 1924, in Statesville, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Edward Siceloff and Jettie McHargue Siceloff. She was...
Anne Nock

Anne Bryant Nock

Mrs. Anne Bryant Nock, wife of the late L. Floyd Nock III and a resident of Onancock, passed away Aug. 1, 2019. Mrs. Nock was born March 3, 1934, in Richmond, Va., to Richard Orman Bryant and Nell Brooks Johnson Bryant. She graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 1956...

Marie C. Scott

Mrs. Marie C. Scott, 95, wife of the late J. Lynwood Scott, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Onancock, she was born March 5, 1924, to the late James and Winnie Chambers. Mrs. Scott retired from the former C&P Telephone Company, where she...
Taylor, Debbie

Debrah Kay Taylor

Ms. Debrah Kay Taylor, 56, of Sanford, passed away July 4, 2019, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 1, 1963, in Pound, Va., she was the daughter of the late Melvin and Clara Bell Perry. Ms. Taylor worked for Shore Seafood in Saxis. Ms. Taylor is survived by her significant...