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Mary Lena Shreaves(1928 - 2013)

Shreaves, Mary Lena

Melfa, VA—Mrs. Mary Lena Shreaves, 84, wife of Sherwood Shreaves and a resident of Melfa, VA, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at her residence. Born March 2, 1928 in Hunting Creek, VA, and reared in Salisbury, MD, she was the daughter of the late Shelly Milliner and Hattie Barnes Milliner. Mrs. Shreaves was a homemaker; member of the Melfa United Methodist Church; and member of the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club, where until recently, played in the ladies '9 Hole Group'. She greatly enjoyed quilting and sewing, and was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan. In addition to her loving husband of sixty-six years, survivors include two children, the Reverend Gregory Shreaves of Reading, PA, and Cynthia Shreaves of Cockeysville, MD; a cousin, JoAnne M. (Robert) Coniglio of Parksley, VA; and several nieces and nephews, Patricia (Stacey) Redican, Suzanne (Kenneth) Henderson, Otto B. (Laura) Shreaves, and Betsy (Kenneth) Cousins. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a nephew, Alwood L. Shreaves, Jr. A celebration of her life will be held at the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 2:00 PM with the Reverends Robert Coniglio and Glenda Turlington officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA 23418 or to the Melfa United Methodist Church, C/O Mr. Phil Lewis, P.O. Box 298, Melfa, VA 23410. Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.


Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 9, 2013
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