Emma Susie Shrieves


Mrs. Emma Susie Shrieves, 99, of Onancock, wife of the late Carson Shrieves, passed away Sept. 23, 2021, at her residence in Onancock.

Born Sept. 10, 1922, in Nassawadox, she was the daughter of the late George Tatum and the late Catherine Thompson Tatum. Emma was a homemaker and enjoyed looking after and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed crafts and gardening. Above all, Emma loved reading the Bible and spending time with her Lord and Savior. She was a sweet, caring, and devout Christian who wanted to share that love with everyone she knew.

Emma is survived by her caregiver and friend, Douglas Wilkerson; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Other than her parents and husband, Emma was preceded in death by two sons, Bobby Shrieves and Daniel Shrieves; a daughter, Nancy Crowell; a grandson, Dean Crowell; and a great-granddaughter, Brittany Shrieves.

Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m., from the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley with the Rev. Jonathan Carpenter officiating. Interment was in the Onancock Cemetery.

Arrangements were by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

To sign the guest book online, visit www.thorntonfuneralhome.net
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