John E. Rackley Jr.
John was born on October 25, 1944 in Monroe, N.C., to the late John E. Rackley and Mary Eubanks Rackley. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Elaine H. Berry of Urbanna. A 1970 graduate of the University of Kentucky, John excelled on the gridiron proudly wearing number 54. After graduation, John had a short career in the NFL playing for the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints.
posted 12.09.2011Amy C. Jessie
Amy Collins Jessie, 77, of Warner passed away quietly with her family by her side on December 4, 2011 at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Md., after a brief battle with leukemia. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank Jessie Sr., and the mother of Richard Jessie, the late Frank Jessie Jr., Sheila Jessie Jackson and Wayne Jessie Sr.
posted 12.09.2011Sally Fitzpatrick Libbey
Surrounded by family in her McLean home, Sally Fitzpatrick Libbey passed away on November 23, 2011 after fighting over five years against breast cancer and its implications. Sally was born December 1946 in Yonkers, N.Y., and graduated from the University of Maryland. She spent most of her adult life in the Washington, D.C., area until retiring in Urbanna.
posted 12.02.2011Elisabeth A. N. Schatz
Elisabeth Anna Norton Schatz, 84, passed away on October 6, 2011 at Randallstown Center (Genesis Eldercare Center) in Randallstown, Md., from complications from pneumonia. She was born in Richmond on December 4, 1926 to J. Herbert Norton and Annie Roane Norton.
posted 11.30.2011Sarah Ethel Gormus
Sarah Ethel Gormus, 99, of Deltaville passed away Sunday, November 20, 2011. She was born Sarah Ethel Cook in 1912 in Southampton as one of 11 children, all of whom have preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her husband, J.P. Gormus. and her daughter. Janet G. Murray.
posted 11.21.2011Velma E.C. Lassiter
Velma Edith Candia Lassiter was born October 1, 1944. She departed this life Thursday, November 17, 2011. She was a native of King and Queen County and a resident of Newark, N.J. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Thomas Candia Sr. and Virginia Robinson Candia and her husband, Herbert Lassiter.