Cheri Lynn Long

Cheri Lynn Long, 62, of Fruitland, Md. passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at home surrounded by her family.

Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Larry T. Townsend, Jr. and Betty Jane Miles Townsend.

Cheri loved her job as a bookkeeper, liked to read and loved traveling to Pennsylvania.

She [...]

Virgil T. Leath, Sr.

Virgil Thomas “ Tommy” Leath, Sr. 79, of Princess Anne, passed away on Saturday, September 30,  2017 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake.

Born in Tennessee on March 7, 1938, he was the son of the late William Leath and Dorothy Perry.  He moved to Somerset County in the late 60’s. Tommy was a mechanic [...]

Shawn Marie Beauchamp

Shawn Marie Beauchamp, 50, of Princess Anne, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born August 31, 1967 in Salisbury, she was the daughter of Barbara Jean Carey of Princess Anne and the late Leroy D. Lamer. Shawn was a secretary for Hertrich Ford in Pocomoke.


Patricia Gale Shockley

Patricia Gale Shockley, 61, a lifelong resident of Oriole, Md., passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her home.

Born in Salisbury on May 1, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Eva Ryle Shockley. Always known as Gale, she had worked in Food Service for Meatland. She loved participating in [...]

Barry Mason Wallace

Barry Mason Wallace, 63, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.

Born April 20, 1954, in Beaufort, South Carolina, he was the son of Mary Anna Wallace of Salisbury and the late Irving Wallace. Barry worked as a salesman for R.D. Grier and Motion Industries in Delmar. [...]

Daniel Mahan

Daniel Mahan, 94, of Princess Anne, transitioned to his Heavenly home on Friday, September 29, 2017, after a lengthy illness.   Born in Somerset County on May 31, 1923, the second of eleven children born to Rev. Walter K. and Chloa Kreider Mahan, he was raised on the family farm on the Pocomoke River in Rehobeth.


Michael Thomas Ake

Michael T. Ake, 70 of here died on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.

Born in Salisbury on January 14, 1947, he was the son of the late Melvin T. Ake and Elsie Taylor Ake. Mike served in the Army National Guard and had been employed as a forklift [...]

Allen Leon Armstrong

Allen Leon Armstrong of Marion Station, Maryland was called home on September 9th, 2017. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on December 19th, 1950, to the late John Armstrong and Doris Johnson Armstrong Meredith.  He is survived by his wife Deborah Price Armstrong and the following. Two daughters, Natasha Price Greene and husband Clarence, of [...]

Benjamin J. Walston, Jr.

Benjamin “Ben”  James Walston, Jr., 73, of here passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at his residence.

Born on January 4, 1944 in Fairmount, he was the son of the late Benjamin J. Walston, Sr. and Hilda (Shelton) Walston.  Ben loved to fish and go crabbing. He enjoyed gardening and riding his bicycle everywhere.


Kenneth J. Swift Sr.

Princess Anne – Kenneth James “Jamie” Swift, Sr., 41, of here passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Born in Crisfield on April 14, 1976, he was the son of Melvin G. Swift of Painter, Va. and Beverly Ann (Lawrence) Custis of Pocomoke, Md.

Jamie worked as a welder for Westwood Forms, Inc. in Milford, [...]