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Obituaries

Dr. C. Parke Scarborough III, 77, of Manakin, Va., died at Bon Secours Hospice House on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Dr. Scarborough practiced dentistry on the Eastern Shore of Virginia for many years. A funeral mass will be scheduled at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Richmond, Va.
Mr. Emory Thomas Taylor, 75, husband of Sharon Travis Taylor and a resident of New Church, passed away Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at his home with his loving family by his side. Born April 26, 1943, in Nassawadox, he was a son of the late Emory James Taylor and Ida...

Ms. Jane Goard Cooke

Ms. Jane Goard Cooke, 68 of White House, Tenn., passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, Tenn. She was born Feb. 28, 1950, in Nassawadox, Va., to William Lee and Edna Frances Howard Goard. She worked in sales until her retirement and was a...
Mr. Augustine Hicks “Terry” Lawrence III, 74, husband of Maureen Meyers Lawrence and a resident of Tidewater Farm in Machipongo for the last 10 years, formerly of Gilroy, Calif., passed away on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born May 11, 1944, in Wilmington, Del.,...
Mrs. Margaret B. Johnston, 84, wife of Donald Charles Johnston and a resident of Onancock, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Born June 29, 1934, in New York, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Edward Toman and Mary McCartan Toman. Mrs. Johnston’s pride...
Ms. Tammy McConnell Fritts departed this life on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson, Md., following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 27, 1960, and resided at Wallops Station from infancy until her graduation from Arcadia High School in 1979. Upon graduation, Ms....

Ms. Sharlene C. East

Ms. Sharlene C. East, 71, of Mears, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 15, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. She was born in Atltantic on May 4, 1947, to the late Louis and Agnes Thomas Coulbourne. She was a member of Atlantic Baptist Church. Ms. East is...
On Oct. 9, 2018, the Lord, in his infinite wisdom, called home our loved one, Mr. Benjamin Franklin Custis. He was a longtime resident of Onancock and made his home and was compassionately cared for at Heritage Hall, in Nassawadox, for the last ten years. Born Sept. 26, 1946, in...
Mr. William Tyler Colonna, 98, loving and devoted husband of the late Mabel Blackwell Colonna and a resident of Onancock, passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at his residence. A native of Birdsnest, he was the son of the late George Samuel Colonna and the late Daisy Olivia Richardson Colonna...
Mr. Lynwood Crittenden Butler, 71, a resident of Craddockville, passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Birdsnest, he was the son of the late Lewis Crittenden Butler and Mary Elizabeth Parkerson Butler. He was a retired salesman and a U.S....