Mary Louise Whitehurst Buyrn Cheriton-Mary Louise Whitehurst Buyrn passed away peacefully at her home on Eyreville Farm in Cheriton Virginia on Tuesday January 3rd, 2017. Louise was born on October 24th, 1925 to Ida Villa Jackson Whitehurst and Marshall Harrison Whitehurst and was married to Oswald "Ottie" Stephen Buyrn in Norfolk Virginia on July 7th, 1945. During her lifetime she worked as a bookkeeper for defense contractors and at Buyrn, Old, and Eaton Hardware. She and her loving husband raised three sons, Mason, Grandy, and Roger in Princess Anne County Virginia until they retired to the Eastern Shore of Virginia in 1985. Louise has joined her husband, Ottie, who passed away on May 5, 2001. She has on her dancing shoes again. She will be dearly missed by her sons, Mason, Grandy, and Roger, her daughters in-law Diana and Cathy, her grandchildren Elizabeth, Benjamin, Connor, Riley, Dillon, and Brayden and her longtime caregiver and friend Alberta. Louise spent many hours over the years taking her boys from Princess Anne to Norfolk for swimming lessons. In support of providing programs to teach children in Northampton County to swim please make donations in lieu of flowers in honor of Louise to The Friends of Northampton County Parks and Recreation at FNCPR P.O. Box 847 Eastville VA 23347. A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk Virginia on Saturday January 14th at 2pm.
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