Louise B. Quillen


Mrs. Louise B. Quillen, widow of Newman Quillen, of Chincoteague Island, passed away at the age of 102 on Sept. 14, 2018, on Chincoteague.

She was born on Chincoteague, on Aug. 27, 1916, to the late Ernest and Elsie (Quillen) Savage. She was a member of Wattsville United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Quillen is survived by her two daughters, Peggy Bernstein and her husband, Daniel, of Chincoteague, and Nancy Matthews, of Wattsville; two granddaughters, Debra Parks and her husband, Jamie, of Wattsville, and Leslie Dix and her husband, Tom, of Onancock; three grandsons, Aaron Bernstein and his wife, Leeanne, of Ashburn, Va., Bryan Bernstein and his wife, Brenda, of Hebron, Md., and Kerry Bernstein and his wife, Terrie, of Salisbury, Md.; four great-granddaughters, Ashley Thornes and her husband, Paul, of Parksley, Kacey Clough and her husband, Hayden, of Virginia Beach, Va., Kehli Bernstein, of Ashburn, and Cari Parks, of Salisbury, Md.; two greatgrandsons, Kristoffer Bernstein and his wife, Sarah, of Ashburn, and Jeremy Bernstein, of Rehobeth Beach, Del.; two great-greatgranddaughters, Scarlett Thornes, of Parksley, and Harper Clough, of Virginia Beach; two brothers, Harold Savage and his wife, Ernestine, and Terry Savage and his wife, Betty Jean, all of Chincoteague; sister, Elsie Tatum, of Cheriton; two special cousins, Norma Basham and Janet Gadow, both of Chincoteague; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Savage; mother, Elsie Savage; husband, Newman Quillen; sister, Ernestine Hall; brothers, Robert Savage, William Savage and John Savage; and son-in law, Thomas Matthews. Funeral services were conducted on Sept. 19, 2018, at the Salyer Funeral Home, Inc., Chincoteague, with the Rev. Maurice Enright officiating.

Burial took place in the Downing Cemetery in Oak Hall.

Donations may be made to Wattsville United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 44, Wattsville, VA 23483. Condolences may be made online at www.salyerfh.com

Salyer Funeral Home Inc., Chincoteague.

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