Fred Alwin Lewis

Fred Alwin Lewis, husband of Thomasine Lewis, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Saint Francis Nursing Home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert S. and Mildred Lewis. Mr. Lewis may be viewed at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at Shiloh Baptist Church, Yorktown. A funeral service will be held at 1 […]

Dorothy Helen Voorhis, 81, helped many students overcome dyslexia

After a long and valiant battle with cancer, Dorothy Helen Voorhis, of Williamsburg, died Dec. 29, 2013, at the age of 81. She was born April 8, 1932, in Brooklyn, N.Y., one of three children of Arthur and Charlotte Downey. She attended Cornell University’s School of Home Economics graduating with a major in child development […]

Joanne Elaine Gillikin, 43

Joanne Elaine Gillikin died Dec. 7, 2013, at the age of 43. No services are listed at this time. For updated information and to leave online condolences for the family please visit Whiting’s Funeral Home.   To view the most recent listing of WYDaily obituaries, click here.

William “Bill” Nelson Deaver, 92, well-known and respected banker

Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, William “Bill” Nelson Deaver, of The Williamsburg Landing, died peacefully Dec. 31, 2013, at the age of 92. After returning home from Europe at the end of WWII, Mr. Deaver began what would become a life-long career in banking at Security Savings and Commercial Bank in Washington. He became […]

Anthony Joseph “A.J.” Massok, Jr., 63

Anthony Joseph “A.J.” Massok, Jr., of Los Angeles and formerly of West Point, died Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 63. He was a graduate of West Point High School and Ferrum College. His parents, Anthony “Tony” and Evelyn Massok preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Ronni; daughter, Megan; brother, […]

John Henry Gross, 92

John Henry Gross died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at the age of 92. A memorial service will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Nelsen Funeral Home. Please leave online condolences for the family at Nelsen Funeral Home.   To view the most recent listing of WYDaily obituaries, click here.

Mary Alice Taylor, 88, nurse who spent her life caring for others

Mary Alice Taylor died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, to be joined with her husband, Stuart Grandville Taylor. She was 88. Mrs. Taylor was a graduate of Matthew Whaley High School, received her Baccalaureate degree from James Madison University and graduated from Nursing School at Buxton Hospital in Newport News. She spent her life caring for […]

William “Bill” Cowles, 61

William “Bill” Cowles died Dec. 27, 2013, at the home of his beloved sister, Ernestine Cowles. He was 61 years old. He leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Elnora Cowles; sister, Ernestine Cowles; brother, Kent Cowles; twin daughters, Brenda Cowles and Linda Cowles; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, […]