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Mrs. Cleo E. McIntosh, of Accomac, departed this life Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at her residence. Born in Wardtown, Cleo was the daughter of the late Alfred and Oakley Sample. She was affectionately known as “Fox” by her family and friends. She joined the workforce at an early age in...
Mrs. Teresa M. White, of Accomac, departed this life peacefully Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loved ones. Born in Accomac, Teresa was the beloved daughter of Julia Beckett and the late Vincent Beckett Sr. She was affectionately known as “Sissy” or “Short Duck” by her...
Mrs. Evelyn L. Strand, of Accomac, departed this life peacefully Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at her residence. Born in Vineland, N.J., Evelyn was the beloved daughter of Ivory W Carter Sr. and Beatrice W. Carter. She fell in love with and married her soul mate, Louis Strand, on Oct. 29,...
Mr. Shelton L. Watson, 59, of Accomac, departed this life Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born in Mappsville, Shelton was the son of the late Mary Grace Banks and the late Diree Watson. He was affectionately known as “Tony” by his family and friends....
Mr. Floyd Earl Johnston, 57, of Accomac, passed away peacefully Aug. 6, 2021, at his home. Born Feb. 19, 1964, in Great Falls, Mont., he was the son of Annie Ellen Johnston and the late Harold Leroy Johnston. Floyd was a graduate of Onancock High School, Thomas Nelson Community College,...
Mr. Ronnie Preston Watkinson, 78, passed away July 13, 2021. Born in Accomac, he moved to Newport News and was employed in the pipe department at Newport News Shipbuilding. After several years, he began working for Independent Life Insurance Company (later American General) as salesman, staff manager, and district manager....
Mrs. Evelyn Henderson Nock, 83, wife of the late Samuel Ames Nock and a resident of Accomac, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Born Dec. 6, 1937, in Richmond, she was the daughter of the late William and Dorothy Henderson. Evelyn was raised in Richmond,...
Mrs. Mary Atkinson Hutto, 93, a resident of Accomac from 2003 to 2017, passed away April 27, 2021, following a battle with cancer. She is survived by three daughters, Rebecca Hutto (David Gottlieb), of Yardley, Pa., Virginia Christine Bruening (Kevin), of Huntsville, Ala., and Carol Vincent (Gordo), of Onley....
The town of Accomac held its traditional Independence Day parade Saturday, July 3.
Dear Editor: On May 26, my wife, son, and I went to the Star East Cemetery on Church Road in Accomac to cut the grass. This is something that we have done for approximately 55 years, mostly every other week during grass cutting season. We normally cut more than just our...