Tag: Obit

Mr. Arthur Woolford Raine, of Pocomoke City, Md., passed away Friday, June 5, 2020, after a long and courageous battle to overcome the effects of a severe stroke. He was born in Richmond, Va., on March 15, 1938. He was the son of Michaux and Missouri Raine and was...
Mrs. Irma Lee Birch, 91, of Chincoteague Island, passed away on June 3, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at home on Chincoteague Island. She was born on Chincoteague Island on Dec. 13, 1928, a daughter of the late Mordica and Eva (Tyndall) Andrews. She was a member of Union Baptist...
Mr. Alfred Ayres Pruitt, 78, passed away at his home in Onancock on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, with his loving wife, Mary Jeanette “Janie” Pruitt, at his side. A native of Tangier Island, he was a son of the late Alfred Stingles Pruitt and the late Nellie Ayres Crockett...
Mr. Carroll Brown Justis, son of E. Carroll Justis and Marie Brown Justis, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020. At the beginning of Carroll’s working life he was a farmer, raising broilers for Holly Farms, and later for Tyson Foods. During this time he also prepared and shipped fresh string...
Mrs. Lenora W. White, 90, a resident of Belle Haven, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Va. She was the daughter of the late Joseph J. West and the late Rosie Littleton West. She was retired from Food City in Exmore...
Mr. LeeRoy “Butch” Smith Jr., 70, husband of Sharon Adkins Smith and a resident of Melfa, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020, at his residence. A native of Exmore, he was the son of the late Lee Roy Smith Sr. and the late Isabelle Fitchett Smith. He was a...
Mr. James Wilson Bailey, 82, husband of Joan Ann Kelley Bailey and a resident of Exmore, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Saxis, he was the son of the late Herman T. Bailey and the late Ella B. Linton...
Mr. Gregory Dennis “Ducky” Taylor Sr., 69, of Bloxom, passed away on May 25, 2020, at Riverside Regional Hospital in Newport News, Va. Born on June 5, 1950, in Exmore, he was the son of the late Emory James Taylor and Ida Mae Scott Taylor. Ducky was a waterman, construction...
Mr. R. Wayne Browning Sr. died May 27, 2020, at his home in Davis Wharf. He was born Sept. 13, 1931, in Plymouth, N.C., a son of Merritt D. and Elizabeth S. Browning. He is survived by his wife, Mary Will Copes Browning; their children, Mary Margaret Browning (John Haywood),...
Mr. John David Watts Sr. passed away peacefully at Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock, on May 22, 2020, at the age of 95. Papa Jack, as he was affectionately called, was born in Onancock on April 6, 1925, where he lived until his graduation from Onancock High School. Three...