Obituaries

Ms. Anna “Frances” Simpson, 87, resident of Onley, passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Shore Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Parksley. Born June 12, 1932, in Nelsonia, she was the daughter of the late Robert S. Stroud and Katheryne Butler Stroud. As a faithful and active member of Baptist...

Lynelle Kluis

Mrs. Lynelle Kluis went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Born Dec. 7, 1942, in Paterson, N.J., she was the daughter of the late John and Cornelia Bosloper. Mrs. Kluis was raised in Paterson and relocated to Onancock, Va., in 1965, where she lived...

Leonard Sturgis

Mr. Leonard Fletcher Sturgis, 94, husband of the late Margaret Mapp Sturgis and a resident of Davis Wharf, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Davis Wharf, he was the son of the late Leonard Sturgis and the late Lella...

Angeline Marsh

Mrs. Rebecca Angeline Parramore Marsh, 93, wife of the late Earl Stevenson Marsh Jr. and a resident of Onancock, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Norfolk. Born June 9, 1926, in Cheriton, she was the daughter of the late George Fisher Parramore Jr. and Rebecca...

Helen Odessa Gillis

Bishop Helen Odessa Gillis, 92, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2,2019, at her home in Fairview. There will be a viewing Friday, Nov. 8,2019, at Mt. Sinai Gospel Tabernacle, Fairview, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. A service will follow at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Northampton High...

Margaret Ellen Amadeo

Mrs. Margaret Ellen Kellam Amadeo, 80, wife of the late Irvin T. Amadeo and a resident of Harborton, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Belle Haven, she was the daughter of the late Roland C. Kellam and the late...

David Arthur Brunk

Mr. David Arthur Brunk, 81, husband of Judith Gabbard Brunk, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Coastal Hospice in Salisbury, Md. He was born in Brooklyn, Md., Dec. 24, 1937, to Paul F. Brunk and Dorothy M. Lower Brunk. Other than his wife of 60 years, he is survived...

Madeline Parks Holland

Mrs. Madeline Parks Holland, 94, wife of the late Roley Lee Holland and a resident of Accomac, passed away Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Born Feb. 7, 1925, she was a daughter of the late Les Parks and Beulah Nock Parks. Mrs. Holland was a head teller for many years with...

Helen Jaqueline Harris

Mrs. Helen Jacqueline Harris, 89, of Atlantic, passed away Oct. 28, 2019, at her residence. She was born, in Temperanceville, March 17, 1930, to the late Clinton and Bessie (Cutler) Richardson. She was a member of Rainbow Sisters Sunday School Class of Union Baptist Church on Chincoteague Island. Mrs. Harris...

Odessa Perry Houston

Ms. Odessa Perry Houston, 87, of Conover, N.C., passed away Oct. 28, 2019, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born Aug. 24, 1932, in Bluefield, Va., she was the daughter of the late Walter Yost and Imogene Bowman. Ms. Houston was an incredible seamstress who could sew anything. She...