Tag: Melfa

Mrs. Emma Leola Hicks, 93, of Melfa, received eternal life Monday, April 5, 2021, at her residence. Born in Norfolk, Emma was the beloved daughter of the late William Madison and the late Annie M. Williams. She was affectionately known as “Leola” by her family and friends. Emma worked in...
Mr. Arthur Ray Thornton Sr., 70, husband of Kathryn Bundick Thornton, of Melfa, passed away on April 5, 2021, at his residence. Born March 27, 1951, in Nassawadox, he was the son of the late Emory Thornton and the late Ann Marie Isdell. Arthur was an estimator and gasoline installer...

Ray F. Nock

Mr. Ray F. Nock Jr., 80, husband of Nancy Ayres Nock, of Melfa, passed away March 21, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born on Feb. 3, 1941, in Wachapreague, he was the son of the late Ray F. Nock Sr. and the late Julia Justice Waterhouse. Ray...
Mr. Donald Jester “Donnie” Ayres, 81, of Melfa, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Nelsonia, he was born July 12, 1939, in Nassawadox, a son to the late Warren Leon Ayres and the late Mary Jester Ayres. Known for his...
Mr. James Dean “Jim” Brown, 58, husband of Lisa Michelle Brown and a resident of Melfa, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury, Md. Born May 4, 1962, in Missouri, Jim was the son of the late Larry Alvin Brown and Violet Nadine Barlett. He...
Mrs. Irene Teresa Surran, 96, beloved wife of the late Richard B. Surran and a resident of Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock, formerly of Melfa and Blenheim, N.J., passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. She was raised in Blenheim and was predeceased by her parents, Joseph Dintino and Susie Dintino....
Staff Report — Two house fires within three days in Accomack County resulted in extensive damage. A fire Monday severely damaged a house at 26439 Savageville Road in Melfa. Firefighters from multiple departments responded to the blaze, reported at 12:55 p.m. Glenn Brundage, fire captain of Wachapreague Vol. Fire Company, was in command. Firefighters...
Mrs. Edna M. Suiter Markulin, 84, of Melfa, formerly of Jackson, N.J., passed away at her home Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. She was the wife of her high school sweetheart, Theodore Charles “Ted” Markulin, to whom she was married for more than 64 years when Ted died in 2018....
Mr. Richard Louis Norton Sr., 74, husband of Ruth Ann Squires Norton and a resident of Melfa, formerly of Eastport, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News. A native of Southampton, N.Y., he was the son of the late James L. Norton and...
By Carol Vaughn — Melfa residents are expressing their gratitude after receiving a care package from the small town last week. The packages included disposable face masks for adults and children, hand sanitizer, and a $100 Food Lion gift card. Residents thanked the town in numerous social media posts. Melfa resident Brianna Parkes...