Tag: Tangier Island

Mr. John “Hanson” Thomas, 89, husband of the late Jessie Lynn Thomas, passed away Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at Alice B. Tawes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Crisfield, Md. A lifelong resident of Tangier Island, Hanson was born June 3, 1932, a son to the late Barney Crockett Thomas...
By Gary L. Morgan — I was intrigued to read the published letter to the editor, “More Needs To Be Done for Tangier” (Oct. 10, https://www.easternshorepost.com/2021/10/10/more-needs-to-be-done-for-tangier/) More than 80% of known land subsidence (sinking) in the U.S. is a result of groundwater pumping. Deep artesian wells drilled through rock to intersect...
Mr. Gene H. Crockett, 84, died Nov. 7, 2021. Mr. Crockett was born on Tangier Island, and was the son of the late Mr. William Harrison Crockett and the late Mrs. Ina V. Crockett. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Turlington Crockett. Other than his parents, Mr. Crockett was...
Mr. Jackie Burton McCready, 70, husband of Barbara Gail McCready, passed away Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at home surrounded by loved ones. A lifelong resident of Tangier Island, Jackie was born Aug. 25, 1951, a son to the late Jack Wilson McCready and the late Linda Ann Parks McCready. As a teenager,...
Mrs. Hettie Dolores Bowden, 74, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and devoted friend and servant to the Lord, passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Tangier Island, Hettie was born Feb. 5, 1947, a daughter to the late Fred Colson Crockett and the...
Mrs. Allene Lucille Gordy, wife of the late James Edgar Gordy, a resident of Tangier Island, passed away Sept. 8, 2021, at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News. A faithful servant to the Lord, Allene was a devoted member of Swain Memorial United Methodist Church. She is survived by...

Emma Dise

Mrs. Emma Dise, 74, wife of the late Carlton E. Dise Sr. and a resident of Tangier Island, passed away Aug. 30, 2021, at Alice B. Tawes Nursing Home in Crisfield, Md. Born June 29, 1947, on Tangier, she was the daughter of the late Jack W. McCready and...
Mrs. Jean Autry, 92, wife of the late Colbourne Henry Autry and a resident of Tangier Island, passed away Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at her home with her daughter and grandson at her side. Born Dec. 7, 1928, on Tangier, she was the daughter of the late Charles Wesley...
Mrs. Carolyn Jane Charnock, 80, wife of the late Charles Frederick “Puge” Charnock and a resident of Tangier Island, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Signature HealthCare at Mallard Bay in Cambridge, Md. Born November 21, 1940, on Tangier Island, she was the daughter of the late Walter...
Robert Roland Shores, 55, of Tangier Island, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021, at his home. Born September 16, 1965, on Tangier, he was the only son of seven children born to Kathleen “Joyce” Shores of Tangier and the late Robert Lee Shores. A lifelong Tangier waterman, Robert loved spending...