Obituaries

Mr. Emerson Sylvester Liscum, 79, of Chincoteague Island, passed away Feb. 27, 2020, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Salisbury, Md., Oct. 22, 1940, to the late Emerson and Mabel Tarr Liscum. He was a member of Gideons International and Chincoteague Church of God where...

Dianne Shaw

Ms. Dianne Shaw, 71, of Temperanceville, passed away Feb. 25, 2020, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was born in Bayshore, N.Y., Jan. 18, 1949, to the late George and Lois Wilson Striffler. She devoted all of her love and time to her family and friends. Her door was...
Mr. William Charles “Chuck” Parks Jr., loving son, brother, and uncle, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at the age of 43. Born May 7, 1976, in Nassawadox, he was the son of William Charles Parks Sr. and Brenda Allen Parks of Onancock. Though Chuck was often a man of...
Mr. Erving Mitchell Hinman, 71, of Hallwood, passed away Feb. 26, 2020, at his residence. Born Dec. 26, 1948, in Nassawadox, he was the son of the late Mitchell Erving Hinman and Marian Taylor Hinman. Mr. Hinmon was a mechanic and loved fishing and NASCAR. Mr. Hinmon is survived by...
Mr. Daniel “Brooke” Layton, 78, of Onancock, husband of Ethel Vermilye Layton, passed away Feb. 25, 2020, at his residence. Born Sept. 30, 1941, in Wilmington, Del., he was the son of the late Honorable Judge Caleb Rodney Layton III and Mamie Brooke Layton. Brooke served our country in the...

Vera Bruton

Mrs. Vera Calistia Taylor Bruton, 82, beloved wife of Dempsey B. Bruton Jr., of Onancock, passed away at her home surrounded by family in the arms of her husband Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Born Feb. 23, 1938, in Mappsville, and reared on Point Breeze Farm near Mappsville, she was the...

Lanny Ross Mason

Mr. Lanny Ross Mason, 74, husband of Linda Laird Mason and a resident of Onancock, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Born Jan. 12, 1946, in Nassawadox, he was the only child of the late Melvin and Virginia Ross Mason. Following college, Mr. Mason worked a few jobs before finding...

Alice Mason Perdue

Mrs. Alice Mason Perdue, 88, wife of the late Marion Jasper “M.J.” Perdue Sr. and a resident of Parksley, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Born March 21, 1931, in Craddockville, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Peter Mason and Nannie Jewel Doughty Mason. Mrs. Perdue was...

Betty Ames Ewell

Mrs. Betty Ames Ewell, 92, wife of the late Oscar Lee Ewell Jr. and a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Nassawadox. A native of Cape Charles, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Sheppard Kellam Ames and the...
Mrs. Mary “Louise” Wingfield, 89, wife of the late Dr. Richard Wayne Wingfield and a resident of Keller, passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, with her family by her side. Born Nov. 23, 1930, in Smithtown, W.V., she was a daughter of the late Harry Moon and Martha Kramer...