Edith Mae Bailey Mitchell, 98, Cape Charles Matriarch

Edith Mae Bailey MitchellApril 12, 2013

Edith Mae Bailey Mitchell, 98, wife of the late Willis E. Mitchell, passed away peacefully in her home in Cape Charles Tuesday, April 9.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at St. Stephen’s AME Church, 511 Jefferson Avenue, Cape Charles.

Mrs. Mitchell was born April 2,1915, in Bayview, and was the daughter of the late Albert Terry and Emma Terry.

She was a resident of Cape Charles, and in her earlier years was a domestic worker, but spent most  her life as a homemaker, raising seven children. [Read more…]


Memorial Service Monday for William ‘Pat’ Dunton, 60

April 12, 2013

William Patrick Dunton, better known as Pat, 60,  passed away Thursday, April 11, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles with the Rev. Elizabeth Lutz officiating. A private interment will be held in Cape Charles Cemetery.

Mr. Dunton was a Richmond resident formerly of Seaview. He was the son of the late William Richard Dunton and the late Virginia Travis Dunton and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Survivors include an aunt, Betty L. Travis of Painter; an uncle, George N. Doughty of Cape Charles; and numerous cousins.

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TUESDAY 4/16: Northampton 4-H Shooting Education Club

Northampton 4-H will hold an interest meeting for a Shooting Education Club 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Northampton County Cooperative Extension Office (Old Middle School). [Read more…]

SATURDAY 5/4: 2nd Annual Crabby Blues Festival at Central Park

The Cape Charles Christian School’s Crabby Blues Festival is 3-8 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Central Park. [Read more…]