Tag: Bloxom

Mr. John C. Bennett, 65, of Bloxom, passed away June 7, 2021, at his residence. Just like he dealt with all experiences in life, John managed his illness with strength and grace, and wanted to spend as much time with his loved ones as possible. On his final day,...
Ms. Linda Mae Rivera, 72, of Bloxom, passed away Friday, April 30, 2021, at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk. Born May 2, 1948, in Nassawadox, Linda was the daughter of the late James Taylor and the late Cynthia Rowley Taylor. She had worked for the R&G Shirt Factory in Parksley,...
Mrs. Viola Handy Williams, 59, of Bloxom, received eternal life Friday, April 16, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial in Onancock. Born in Nassawadox, Viola was the beloved daughter of the late John Henry Ayres and the late Ann Handy. Viola worked at Arcadia Nursing Center until their closing. She was...
Mr. James Bridges, 58, husband of the late Virginia “Ginger” Louise Hammock Bridges, of Bloxom, passed away April 20, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born May 9, 1962, in Portsmouth, he was the son of the late Robert Dell Bridges Sr. and the late Mary Jo Marley...
Mrs. Mary Lou Chew, 65, of Bloxom, was reunited with her beloved husband, David Raymond Chew, and son, David Raymond Chew Jr., on Saturday, March 6, 2021. Born Sept. 16, 1955, in Nassawadox, she was the daughter of Betty Pruitt Taylor, of Bloxom, and the late Henry Lee Pruitt. Following...
Mr. Samuel Keyhia Dennis, 34, of Bloxom, departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Riverside Memorial Hospital in Onancock. “Yammie” as he was known by family and friends, was born in Nassawadox. He is the beloved son of Samuel J. Dennis and Vana L. Handy Dennis. He was educated...
Mr. Jemel Lydell Toppin, 34, of Bloxom, departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Riverside Memorial Hospital in Onancock. “Mel” as he was known by family and friends, was born in Nassawadox to Bruce Bagwell and Shirley Toppin. He was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. He...
Dear Editor: This is to add another accolade for Bob Bloxom on the event of his passing. I knew Bob through his work in the General Assembly in my ten years as Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System. I saw Bob in many legislative circumstances. He was always kind, concerned,...