Eunice Elvia Furrow1

F, b. June 11, 1892, d. June 13, 1993
FatherElijah Henry Furrow1,2,3 b. August 4, 1853, d. May 11, 1930
MotherNancy Darthula Conner1,2,3 b. April 2, 1855, d. April 25, 1921
     Her Social Security Number was 228-92-0911.4 Eunice Elvia Furrow was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 She was born on June 11, 1892 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5,1 She married James Strickler DeWitt, son of Thomas Keen DeWitt and Sarah Rosabelle Strickler, on April 7, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 As of April 7, 1912,her married name was DeWitt. Eunice Elvia Furrow died on June 13, 1993 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 101.4,5 She DeWITT, Eunice Furrow, 101, of Copper Hill, died Sunday, June 13, 1993, in Skyline Nursing Home, Floyd. She was born June 11, 1893. She was the widow of James S. DeWitt. Surviving are her daughter, Neta Gray; one grandson, Gary Gray and wife, Jean Gray; two great-grandchildren, Katie Sue Gray and Zac Gray. Funeral is Tuesday 11 a.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd with Elder Lane Carter officiating, with interment in Salem Church (head of the River) Cemetery, Copper Hill. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Floyd Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on June 14, 1993.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 36, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 115, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 84, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 75, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 94, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

James Strickler DeWitt b. October 9, 1886, d. February 22, 1966
Marriage*Eunice Elvia Furrow married James Strickler DeWitt, son of Thomas Keen DeWitt and Sarah Rosabelle Strickler, on April 7, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eunice Furrow DeWitt obituary in the Jun 14, 1993 edition.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Reva May Walker1,2,3,4

F, b. May 3, 1935, d. January 17, 2021
     Reva May Walker was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 She was born on May 3, 1935 at Bedford Co., Virginia.4 She married Thomas Lewis Stanley, son of Edward Daniel Stanley and Vergie May Conner, on March 17, 1955.1 As of March 17, 1955,her married name was Stanley. Reva May Walker died on January 17, 2021 at Virginia at age 85.3 She Reva Walker Stanley, 85, wife of Thomas Stanley, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at her home. She was the daughter of the late Linwood Walker and the late Minnie Mitchell Walker. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Lewis Walker, C.D. Walker, Rufus Walker; sisters, Irene Walker and Sue Ferguson. Reva worked as a school cafeteria manager and was a member of Hollins Road Baptist Church. She was a charter member of two plants, Lynn Haven Baptist Church and Apple Grove Baptist Church in Mineral, Va. She taught children's Sunday School most of her adult life. She taught from her life and her words. In addition to her loving husband of 65 years, Thomas Stanley she will be missed and remembered by her son, Edward Stanley (John Angle); daughter, Jeanette Brewer; brother, Leroy Walker; two grandchildren, Erin Tigges (Shawn), Nathan Brewer (Laura) and two great-grandchildren, Jared and Sophia. A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in the Hollins Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Washington officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 until 1:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service. A private burial for the family will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Vinton, Va. on January 19, 2021.3

Family

Thomas Lewis Stanley
Marriage*She married Thomas Lewis Stanley, son of Edward Daniel Stanley and Vergie May Conner, on March 17, 1955.1 
Children
  • Edward Lynn Stanley3
  • Jeanette Faye Stanley3

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Janet Thompson obituary in the Apr 21, 2010 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Reva Walker Stanley obituary in the Jan 19, 2021 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Dudley Leonard Thompson1,2,3,4

M, b. November 17, 1940, d. November 8, 2019
     Dudley Leonard Thompson was born on November 17, 1940 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,4 He married Iva Janet Stanley, daughter of Edward Daniel Stanley and Vergie May Conner, on December 9, 1961 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 Dudley Leonard Thompson died on November 8, 2019 at Virginia at age 78.3 He Dudley L. Thompson, 79, of Roanoke, Va., passed away, Friday November 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by his brother, Buddy Thompson. He is survived by his wife, Belle Thompson; children, Michael Thompson and wife Sophie, Jennifer Ryals and husband Justin, Julie Cook, and James McGue; grandchildren, Morgan Thompson, Carera Bowen, Addison Ryals, Everleigh Ryals, Emmerson Ryals; siblings, Doris Hollingsworth, Joyce Martin, Harold Thompson, and Paul Thompson; special friend, Woody Shell. Dudley was a loving generous man who served his nation proudly in the United States Navy, was an avid golfer, bird and animal lover, and country music fan. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Good Samaritan Hospice or Ridgeview Brethren in Christ Church in Dudley's name. Services will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home Chapel. on November 14, 2019.3

Family

Iva Janet Stanley b. May 27, 1940, d. April 20, 2010
Marriage*He married Iva Janet Stanley, daughter of Edward Daniel Stanley and Vergie May Conner, on December 9, 1961 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Michael M. Thompson5,3
  • Jennifer L. Thompson5,3

Citations

  1. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dudley L. Thompson obituary in the Nov 14, 2019 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vergie C. Stanley Jamison obituary in the Aug 15, 1998 edition.

Maynard Earnest "Jiggs" Sutphin1

M, b. January 14, 1937, d. September 10, 2018
     Maynard Earnest "Jiggs" Sutphin was buried at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia.1 He was born on January 14, 1937 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.1 He married Glenna Pearl Conner, daughter of Posey Herbert Conner and Ruby M. Whitlock, on May 17, 1957 at York, York Co., South Carolina.2,3,1 Maynard Earnest "Jiggs" Sutphin died on September 10, 2018 at Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia, at age 81.1 He Maynard (Jiggs) Ernest Sutphin, 81, of Pulaski, Va., died Monday, September 10, 2018 at Highland Ridge Rehabilitation Center. Maynard was born January 14, 1937, in Pulaski County, the son of the late Edith Sirt Sutphin and Tazwell Ellett Sutphin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Emory, Vernon, Everett, and Phillip Sutphin; and sister, Mildred Sutphin Spencer Blankenship. He is survived by his wife, Glenna Conner Sutphin; son, Steven Sutphin and daughter-in-law, Caroline of Louisville, Ky; daughter, Tamara Sutphin of Pulaski, Va; sister, Betty and brother-in-law, Willis Wagner of Kingsport, Tenn; sister-in-law, Barbara Witt of Alabama; many members of his extended family; favorite puppy, Max and Orange the Cat. The family would like to thank Bill McMillan for his many kindnesses and assistance during Maynard's long illness. Maynard served in the United States Navy. He was very proud of his service to our country and always enjoyed talking about his travels and experience in the military. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 at Seagle Funeral Home, with the Reverend Judy Yonce officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial with military honors will be scheduled at a later date at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery. The family would like to express their appreciation to the nursing staff at Highland Ridge Rehabilitation Center for their kind and excellent care. Burial will be at the Southwest Virginia Veterans' Cemetery, Dublin, Va. on September 13, 2018.1

Family

Glenna Pearl Conner
Marriage*He married Glenna Pearl Conner, daughter of Posey Herbert Conner and Ruby M. Whitlock, on May 17, 1957 at York, York Co., South Carolina.2,3,1 
Children
  • Steven Wayne Sutphin2,3,1
  • Tamara Lynn "Tammy" Sutphin2,3,1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maynard Ernest Sutphin obituary in the Sep 13, 2018 edition.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Conner Ridpath obituary in the Aug 3, 2017 edition.

Sonya Leigh/Lee Brown1,2

F, b. November 8, 1938
FatherHobert L. Brown1,2,3 b. January 30, 1910, d. October 19, 1969
MotherEmma Gladys Sisson1,2,3 b. June 11, 1911, d. December 13, 2004
     Sonya Leigh/Lee Brown was born on November 8, 1938 at Florida.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 145, District 68-24, Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Emma Gladys Sisson Brown obituary in the Dec 15, 2004 edition.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Oliver Ray Lawrence1,2,3

M, b. November 1, 1915, d. November 1, 1915
FatherAlonza L. Lawrence1,2,3 b. June 11, 1889, d. December 30, 1953
MotherMartha Jane Iddings1,2 b. September 14, 1889, d. September 18, 1979
     Oliver Ray Lawrence died on November 1, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 He was born on November 1, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Emma Zetta Hall1,2,3

F, b. December 21, 1855, d. March 14, 1944
FatherCharles Martin Hall2,1,4,3,5 b. April 13, 1830, d. February 16, 1904
MotherElizabeth "Eliza" "Liza" Cole1,2,4,3,5 b. May 14, 1831, d. February 22, 1913
     Emma Zetta Hall was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7 She was born on December 21, 1855 at Virginia.6,7 She married Darius A. Lawrence, son of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on January 26, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of January 26, 1875,her married name was Lawrence. Emma Zetta Hall died on March 14, 1944 at age 88.6,7

Census Records

1860Dwelling 287, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1870Dwelling 361, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1880Dwelling 322, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 188, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 107, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 46, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 121, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1920Farmer12
1930Farmer13

Family

Darius A. Lawrence b. October 16, 1853, d. March 21, 1918
Marriage*Emma Zetta Hall married Darius A. Lawrence, son of Jacob R. Lawrence and Nancy Rutrough, on January 26, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  17. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  18. [S1692] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 12, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Oct 20, 1922 - Apr 31, 1925.

Troy Wells Bower1,2

M, b. September 2, 1889, d. November 20, 1928
FatherZachariah T. "Zachary" Bower1 b. December 18, 1848, d. May 26, 1934
MotherCatherine Holt1 b. July 23, 1851, d. May 26, 1924
     Troy Wells Bower was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on September 2, 1889 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 He married Julia Agnes "Aggie" Sowers, daughter of Dillard Wise Sowers and Anna Mary "Annie" Spangler, on December 28, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Troy Wells Bower died on November 20, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 39.3,4

Family

Julia Agnes "Aggie" Sowers b. October 24, 1886, d. November 24, 1968
Marriage*He married Julia Agnes "Aggie" Sowers, daughter of Dillard Wise Sowers and Anna Mary "Annie" Spangler, on December 28, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  5. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  6. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

William Nathan Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 1, 1840, d. December 19, 1920
FatherCostley Conner1,3,4,6,5 b. October 10, 1812, d. May 5, 1873
MotherLydia A. Hall1,3,4,5 b. 1816, d. April 23, 1887
     William Nathan Conner was buried at Eanes Family Cemetery (also known as Lick Ridge Graveyard), Eanes Mountain near Lick Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,5 He was born on January 1, 1840 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,6 He married Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall, daughter of Sarah "Sally" Hall, on April 29, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 William Nathan Conner died on December 19, 1920 at Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 80.6,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1069, District 41, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 276, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 271, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1880Dwelling 330, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 109, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son-in-law Isaac Vest11

Occupation

1860Farmer4
1870Farm laborer8
1880Book agent9

Family

Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall b. August 2, 1838, d. December 4, 1912
Marriage*William Nathan Conner married Rebecca Jane "Becky" Hall, daughter of Sarah "Sally" Hall, on April 29, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S1688] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 5, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1919 - Dec 31, 1920.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Rebecca J. Conner obituary in an undated edition.
  8. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  13. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Julia Agnes "Aggie" Sowers1,2

F, b. October 24, 1886, d. November 24, 1968
FatherDillard Wise Sowers1,2 b. August 16, 1858, d. June 3, 1922
MotherAnna Mary "Annie" Spangler1,2 b. January 13, 1852, d. January 3, 1925
     Julia Agnes "Aggie" Sowers was buried at James and Rebecca Martin Cemetery, Rt. 608, about one mile from Rt. 612, Floyd Co., Virginia. She was born on October 24, 1886 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Troy Wells Bower, son of Zachariah T. "Zachary" Bower and Catherine Holt, on December 28, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of December 28, 1910,her married name was Bower. Julia Agnes "Aggie" Sowers died on November 24, 1968 at age 82.2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Troy Wells Bower b. September 2, 1889, d. November 20, 1928
Marriage*Julia Agnes "Aggie" Sowers married Troy Wells Bower, son of Zachariah T. "Zachary" Bower and Catherine Holt, on December 28, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S849] Jack Spangler (e-mail address), Descendants of Daniel and Mary Spangler, Franklin County, Virginia 1773.
  3. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Andrew Jackson "Andy" Yopp1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 26, 1880, d. October 16, 1953
FatherSamuel E. Yopp1,2,3,5 b. February 10, 1850, d. October 25, 1921
MotherSarah D. Underwood1,2,3,5 b. January 10, 1843, d. June 4, 1925
     Andrew Jackson "Andy" Yopp was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,3,5 He was born on August 26, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Aug 26, 1879.6,1,7,2,4,5 He married Uwalker Roxie Zina "Zinnia" Walters, daughter of William Curtis "Billy" Walters Jr. and Sarah Jane Argabright, on September 15, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Andrew Jackson "Andy" Yopp died on October 16, 1953 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 73.6,7,3,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Uwalker Roxie Zina "Zinnia" Walters b. September 2, 1879, d. November 25, 1965
Marriage*Andrew Jackson "Andy" Yopp married Uwalker Roxie Zina "Zinnia" Walters, daughter of William Curtis "Billy" Walters Jr. and Sarah Jane Argabright, on September 15, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S684] Jack Spangler (nephew), "James Yopp," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 2, 2005.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S1705] Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 26, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Nov 27, 1954 - Jan 1, 1958.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charlie Moses Yopp, Sr. obituary in the Dec 7, 1994 edition.
  10. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Uwalker Roxie Zina "Zinnia" Walters1,2,3

F, b. September 2, 1879, d. November 25, 1965
FatherWilliam Curtis "Billy" Walters Jr.3,2 b. 1810
MotherSarah Jane Argabright2,3 b. January 5, 1842, d. April 25, 1936
     Uwalker Roxie Zina "Zinnia" Walters was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,5,3 She was born on September 2, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 She married Andrew Jackson "Andy" Yopp, son of Samuel E. Yopp and Sarah D. Underwood, on September 15, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of September 15, 1904,her married name was Yopp. Uwalker Roxie Zina "Zinnia" Walters died on November 25, 1965 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 86.4,1,5,3 She Shawsville - Mrs. Zina Walters Yopp, 86 died Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Cook, Shawsville. Also surviving are four other daughters, Mrs. Lena Simmons, Pamplin; Mrs. Vernon Palmer, Elliston; Mrs. Charlie Woods, Shawsville; Mrs. Bessie Dillon, Radford; three sons George & Ray Yopp both of Salem; Charles Yopp, Shawsville. Funeral was 2 pm Sunday at Havens Chapel, Floyd County with burial in Wilson Cemetery. on December 2, 1965.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Andrew Jackson "Andy" Yopp b. August 26, 1880, d. October 16, 1953
Marriage*Uwalker Roxie Zina "Zinnia" Walters married Andrew Jackson "Andy" Yopp, son of Samuel E. Yopp and Sarah D. Underwood, on September 15, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S732] Montgomery News Messenger, From the Zina Walters Yopp obituary in the Dec 2, 1965 edition.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  5. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charlie Moses Yopp, Sr. obituary in the Dec 7, 1994 edition.
  8. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 7, 1920, d. December 2, 1992
FatherEdgar Eldon "Ed" Hall1,7,3,4,8 b. August 6, 1884, d. June 14, 1966
MotherElizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence1,7,3,4,8 b. November 19, 1896, d. April 23, 1985
     Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall was buried at Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.5,6 He was born on June 7, 1920 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4,5,9 He married Mary Elizabeth Wells on October 22, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall married Peggy Louise Wilson on October 11, 1947.3,4,10,6 Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall and Mary Elizabeth Wells were divorced on September 12, 1950 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.11 Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall died on December 2, 1992 at Oklahoma at age 72.5 He HALL, Euray Bud, 72, of Roland, Okla., died Wednesday, December 2, 1992. Funeral 1 p.m. Friday, Edwards Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Smith, Ark. on December 4, 1992.12

Census Records

1930Dwelling 76, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 25, District 61-2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1940Truck driver13

Family 1

Mary Elizabeth Wells b. October 27, 1924
Marriage*Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall married Mary Elizabeth Wells on October 22, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 
Divorce* Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall and Mary Elizabeth Wells were divorced on September 12, 1950 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.11 
Child

Family 2

Peggy Louise Wilson b. May 12, 1932, d. July 2, 2012
Marriage*Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall married Peggy Louise Wilson on October 11, 1947.3,4,10,6 
Child
  • Margie Hall6

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Euray Hall obitutary in the Dec 4, 1992 edition.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  6. [S5960] Edwards Funeral Home, online http://www.dignitymemorial.com/edwards-funeral-home/en-us/index.page, From the Peggy Wilson Hall obituary.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Hall Garven Sides obituary in the Jun 20, 2002 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  10. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  11. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Euray Bud Hall obituary in the Dec 4, 1992 edition.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Agatha Frances Hall1,2,3

F, b. March 24, 1922, d. May 29, 1994
FatherEdgar Eldon "Ed" Hall4,1,2,5,3 b. August 6, 1884, d. June 14, 1966
MotherElizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence4,1,2,5,3 b. November 19, 1896, d. April 23, 1985
     Agatha Frances Hall was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6 Her Social Security Number was 227-16-0992.7 She was born on March 24, 1922 at Tralee, Wyoming Co., West Virginia; The Lawrence and Iddings books have a birth date of Mar 22, 1922.1,7,2,3 She married Charles Winston Goens on April 3, 1940 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 As of April 3, 1940,her married name was Goens.3 As of circa 1947,her married name was Smith.6 Agatha Frances Hall married Perry Lee "P. L." Smith Jr. circa 1947.1,6,2,8 Agatha Frances Hall and Charles Winston Goens were divorced on September 2, 1947 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 Agatha Frances Hall died on May 29, 1994 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 72.6,2 She SMITH, Agatha Frances, 72, of Roanoke, died Sunday, May 29, 1994, in a Salem hospital. She was preceded in death by her hushand of 46 years, Perry L. Smith Jr; and a brother, Euray (Bud) Hall. Mrs. Smith is survived by two sons and daughters, Perry Lee Smith III and Kathy Smith, Salem, Bill and Linda Goens, Gardners, Pa; five daughters and sons-in-law, Renee Smith, Roanoke; Betty Humphries, Forth Worth, Texas, Barbara and Billy Hall, Debbie and Forest Webster, all of Roanoke, Robin and Jim Brabham, Franklin County; three sisters, Eula Goodwin, Pauline Seale, both of Salem, Ruby Sides, Roanoke; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 1, noon at Sherwood Memorial Park with the Rev. Rick Via officiating. Friends may call at Lotz Salem Chapel. on May 31, 1994.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 76, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Charles Winston Goens
Marriage*Agatha Frances Hall married Charles Winston Goens on April 3, 1940 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 
Divorce* Agatha Frances Hall and Charles Winston Goens were divorced on September 2, 1947 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9 
Child
  • Betty Joyce Goens6,3

Family 2

Perry Lee "P. L." Smith Jr. b. December 19, 1922, d. September 25, 1992
Marriage*Agatha Frances Hall married Perry Lee "P. L." Smith Jr. circa 1947.1,6,2,8 
Children
  • William "Bill" Smith6
  • Renee Smith6,10
  • Barbara Anne Smith6,10,3
  • Perry Lee Smith III6,10,3
  • Deborah Leigh "Debbie" Smith6,10,3
  • Teresa Robin Smith6,10

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Hall Garven Sides obituary in the Jun 20, 2002 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Agatha Frances Smith obituary in the May 31, 1994 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  9. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perry Lee Smith, Jr., obituary in the Sep 27, 1992 edition.

Pauline Mae Hall1,2

F, b. November 9, 1923, d. January 6, 2007
FatherEdgar Eldon "Ed" Hall1,3,2,4,5 b. August 6, 1884, d. June 14, 1966
MotherElizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence1,3,2,4,5 b. November 19, 1896, d. April 23, 1985
     Pauline Mae Hall was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She married Unknown Seal.3,7 Her married name was Seal. Pauline Mae Hall was born on November 9, 1923 at Tralee, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.1,4,8 She married Robert Luther Howard Sr. on October 15, 1938 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,4 As of October 15, 1938,her married name was Howard. Pauline Mae Hall died on January 6, 2007 at Louisiana at age 83.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 76, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 2, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia9

Family 1

Unknown Seal
Marriage*Pauline Mae Hall married Unknown Seal.3,7 

Family 2

Robert Luther Howard Sr.
Marriage*Pauline Mae Hall married Robert Luther Howard Sr. on October 15, 1938 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Hall Garven Sides obituary in the Jun 20, 2002 edition.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Agatha Frances Smith obituary in the May 31, 1994 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Peggy Louise Wilson1,2,3

F, b. May 12, 1932, d. July 2, 2012
     Peggy Louise Wilson Born in Roland Oklahoma, May 12, 1932, died July 2, 2012 in Frisco, TX surrounded by her loving family. Peggy Wilson Hall's gusto for life was contagious during her battle with cancer. With optimism towards the future she moved to Texas to be with her daughter and son-in-law. Peggy had a zest for life that included her love for travel. She traveled much of the world with her husband Bud; her travels included a childhood dream to see Switzerland, and homes in France and Japan. During the last year of her life she fulfilled her lifelong dreams: Peggy was able to dance at her granddaughters wedding in Sonoma, California and just a few weeks prior to her death she spent her final hoorah in Las Vegas. Visitation with family and friends will be held at: Edwards Funeral Home in Ft. Smith AR on Thursday, July 5th from 3pm-7:30pm. Graveside services will be held at the National Cemetery in Ft. Smith, AR on Friday, July 6th at 10am where she will rest with her husband Bud. Arrangements are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith, AR. Peggy is survived by her daughter Margie Hill and husband Terry of Frisco, TX and her granddaughter Jessica Pierce and husband Ty of Fort Worth TX, stepdaughter Norma Burleson and husband Wayne, step grandson Brian Hopkins all of North Carolina, a brother Bob Wilson and wife Ruth of Roland, OK, sisters; Glenda Rowland, Judy Wilson and husband Joe of Roland, OK, Mary Hamilton and husband Bill of Ft. Smith, AR. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and a host loving friends. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall, parents Roland and Carrie Wilson, sister June Manchester, brothers Billy Joe Wilson and Ronald Wilson all of Roland, OK, brother Gary Wilson of Mission, TX and nephew Jason Eric Wilson of Roland, OK.3 She was buried at Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas.3 She was born on May 12, 1932 at Roland, Sequoyah Co., Oklahoma.3 She married Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall, son of Edgar Eldon "Ed" Hall and Elizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence, on October 11, 1947.1,2,4,3 As of October 11, 1947,her married name was Hall. Peggy Louise Wilson died on July 2, 2012 at Frisco, Collin Co., Texas, at age 80.3

Family

Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall b. June 7, 1920, d. December 2, 1992
Marriage*She married Euray Eldon "Bud" Hall, son of Edgar Eldon "Ed" Hall and Elizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence, on October 11, 1947.1,2,4,3 
Child
  • Margie Hall3

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5960] Edwards Funeral Home, online http://www.dignitymemorial.com/edwards-funeral-home/en-us/index.page, From the Peggy Wilson Hall obituary.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Perry Lee "P. L." Smith Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. December 19, 1922, d. September 25, 1992
     Perry Lee "P. L." Smith Jr. was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 226-14-3122.5 He was born on December 19, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,4 He married Agatha Frances Hall, daughter of Edgar Eldon "Ed" Hall and Elizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence, circa 1947.1,6,3,7 Perry Lee "P. L." Smith Jr. died on September 25, 1992 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 69.5,2 He Perry Lee Smith, Jr., age 69, of Roanoke, died Friday in a Salem hospital. He was veteran of World War II and a masonry contractor in the Roanoke Valley. He is survived by his wife, Agatha F. Smith; a son and daughter-in-law, Perry L. III and Kathy Smith of Salem; two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Billy Hall, Deborah and Forest Webster, both of Roanoke; two daughters, Renee Smith of Roanoke; and Robin Smith and her finance, Jim Brabham of Franklin County; two sisters, Inez St.Clair and Rosemary Peregoy, both of Roanoke; ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held Monday, September 28, at 12:00 noon at Sherwood Memorial Park with the Rev. Bill Atkins officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Roanoke or to the Adult Day Care Center at the VA Medical Center. Friends may call at Lotz Salem Chapel. on September 27, 1992.2

Family

Agatha Frances Hall b. March 24, 1922, d. May 29, 1994
Marriage*He married Agatha Frances Hall, daughter of Edgar Eldon "Ed" Hall and Elizabeth Elzora "Eliza" Lawrence, circa 1947.1,6,3,7 
Children
  • William "Bill" Smith6
  • Renee Smith6,2
  • Barbara Anne Smith6,2,8
  • Perry Lee Smith III6,2,8
  • Deborah Leigh "Debbie" Smith6,2,8
  • Teresa Robin Smith6,2

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perry Lee Smith, Jr., obituary in the Sep 27, 1992 edition.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Agatha Frances Smith obituary in the May 31, 1994 edition.
  7. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lila Cam Sweeney1,2

F, b. October 1, 1900, d. April 1, 1977
FatherDock Frederick/Floyd Sweeney3,1,2 b. August 13, 1876, d. May 28, 1972
MotherNancy Mary "Nannie" Strickler3,1,2 b. March 27, 1879, d. January 1, 1954
     Lila Cam Sweeney was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Her Social Security Number was 225-16-3786.4 She was born on October 1, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3,2 She married Abner Chapel Yates, son of Flurnoy Gustavus Yates and Laura Greene Bower, on March 26, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 As of March 26, 1919,her married name was Yates. Lila Cam Sweeney died on April 1, 1977 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 76.4,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 18, Division 49, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 65, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 169, District 10, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 7, District 35-2, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Shirt factory stitcher7

Family

Abner Chapel Yates b. June 6, 1895, d. March 6, 1985
Marriage*Lila Cam Sweeney married Abner Chapel Yates, son of Flurnoy Gustavus Yates and Laura Greene Bower, on March 26, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Cameron Yates obituary in the Mar 6, 2005 edition.
  9. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  10. [S1795] Pensacola News Journal, From the Nancy Yates Nelson obituary in the Jan 9, 2007 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Abner Garland Yates obituary in the Jun 29, 2011 edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Frances Vest Lawrence1,2,3,4,5

F, b. December 16, 1925, d. March 8, 2011
FatherAbraham John "Abe" Lawrence Sr.2,3,6,7,8,9 b. May 4, 1899, d. July 12, 1977
MotherEthel Mae Vest2,3,6,7,9 b. September 28, 1899, d. October 30, 1963
     Her Social Security Number was 235-34-9624.10 Frances Vest Lawrence was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She was born on December 16, 1925 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.11,2,3,4,5,10 As of September 4, 1948,her married name was Helmandollar.4 She married Curtis Ben Helmandollar on September 4, 1948 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,11,2,3,6,4 Frances Vest Lawrence died on March 8, 2011 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 85.5,12,10 She Frances Vest Helmandollar, 85, of Salem, peacefully finished this portion of her spiritual life on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. Loving mother and grandmother she will be remembered most for her constant smile, care for others, and homemade fudge. Devoted to family and faith she was a member of Goodwin Memorial United Methodist Church for 51 years and served as the treasurer, historian, and choir member. She worked at General Electric, and the Lewis Gale Psychiatric Center, and was an active member of the PTA. Born and raised in McComas, W.Va., she lived near Dixie Caverns for 47 years and spent the last four years at Jeanne's Elder Care in Roanoke. She is survived by two sons, Paul and Ben Helmandollar; a daughter, Jeanne Holzmann; two granddaughters, Chloe and Chinah Helmandollar, all in the Roanoke area; and a brother, John Lawrence, of Bluefield, W.Va. Funeral Services will be conducted 1 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2011, at Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road by the Rev. James S. Angle. Interment will follow in Wilson Family Cemetery, Floyd County. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Simpson Funeral Home, 540-366-0707. on March 9, 2011.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 380, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 123, District 28-47, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia9

Family

Curtis Ben Helmandollar b. January 8, 1924, d. October 17, 2001
Marriage*Frances Vest Lawrence married Curtis Ben Helmandollar on September 4, 1948 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,11,2,3,6,4 
Children
  • Jeanne Mae Helmandollar1,2,3,5,13
  • Curtis Ben Helmandollar Jr.1,2,3,5,13
  • Paul Xavier Helmandollar1,2,3,5

Citations

  1. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Curtis Ben Helmandollar obituary in the Oct 17, 2001 edition.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Helmandollar-Lawrence marriage record.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Vest Helmandollar obituary in the Mar 9, 2011 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Abe J. Lawrence obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Jean Lawrence Gibson obituary in the Aug 10, 1972 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Jean Elizabeth Lawrence1,2,3,4,5

F, b. February 13, 1927, d. August 5, 1972
FatherAbraham John "Abe" Lawrence Sr.2,3,6,7,8,9,5 b. May 4, 1899, d. July 12, 1977
MotherEthel Mae Vest2,3,6,7,9,5 b. September 28, 1899, d. October 30, 1963
     Jean Elizabeth Lawrence was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10,3,8 She was born on February 13, 1927 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,10,2,3,4 As of June 4, 1949,her married name was Gibson.4 She married Albert Roland Gibson on June 4, 1949 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.10,2,3,11,4,8,5 Jean Elizabeth Lawrence died on August 5, 1972 at Denver, Arapahoe Co., Colorado, at age 45.1,10,2,3,8 She DENVER COLORADO -- Jean Lawrence Gibson, 45, formerly of McComas, W. Va., died Saturday, August 5, 1972, in a Denver hospital. She was the wife of Albert Roland Gibson. Also surviving are a son, Mark Lawrence Gibson, Denver; her father, Abe John Lawrence, Bluefield, W. Va; a brother, Johnny Lawrence, Bluefield, W. Va; a sister, Mrs. Frances L. Helmandollar, Roanoke County and several relatives of Floyd County. A graveside service was held Tuesday, August 8, 1972, at 2 p.m. at Wilson Cemetery, Floyd County. on August 10, 1972.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 380, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia7
1940Dwelling 123, District 28-47, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia9

Family

Albert Roland Gibson b. March 6, 1929, d. June 5, 2016
Marriage*Jean Elizabeth Lawrence married Albert Roland Gibson on June 4, 1949 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.10,2,3,11,4,8,5 
Child
  • Mark Lawrence Gibson10,2,3,8

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gibson-Lawrence marriage record.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Albert Roland Gibson obituary in the Jun 7, 2016 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Abe J. Lawrence obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Jean Lawrence Gibson obituary in the Aug 10, 1972 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  11. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Curtis Ben Helmandollar1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. January 8, 1924, d. October 17, 2001
     Curtis Ben Helmandollar was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,7 His Social Security Number was 236-28-8885.8 He was born on January 8, 1924 at Montcalm, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,8,2,6,7 He married Frances Vest Lawrence, daughter of Abraham John "Abe" Lawrence Sr. and Ethel Mae Vest, on September 4, 1948 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,9,10,4 Curtis Ben Helmandollar died on October 17, 2001 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 77.1,8,2,5,7 He SALEM, Va. - Curtis Ben Helmandollar, 77, of Salem, formerly of McComas, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001. He was born to Roby and Maudie Helmandollar in Montcalm on Jan. 8, 1924. He was employed by the General Electric Company in Salem. He was a faithful born again Christian and served in the leadership of Goodwin Memorial United Methodist Church as a faithful member for 40 years. He was also a member of American Legion Post #3, the Masonic Lodge for 25 years, and the Ruritan Club for six years. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Garnet, William, Paul, and Franklin; and a sister, Delois. He is survived by his wife, Frances Vest Lawrence Helmandollar; daughter, Jeanne Mae Holzmann of Bel Alton, Md; sons, Curtis Ben Helmandollar Jr. of Hardy and Paul Zavier Helmandollar of Roanoke, Va; granddaughter, Chinah of Hardy; sisters, Kathleen Bowman of Bluefield, Margaret Schumaker of Bluewell, Shirley Hall of Wytheville, Va., and Judy Graham of Tulsa, Okla; brothers, Buford and Bobby of Bluefield. Curtis was blessed with many nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke. Interment will follow in Wilson Family Cemetery, Check, Va. The family will receive friends at the Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home from 6-9 p.m. today. Information submitted by Cravens-Shires Funeral Home of Bluewell. on October 19, 2001.1

Family

Frances Vest Lawrence b. December 16, 1925, d. March 8, 2011
Marriage*He married Frances Vest Lawrence, daughter of Abraham John "Abe" Lawrence Sr. and Ethel Mae Vest, on September 4, 1948 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,9,10,4 
Children
  • Jeanne Mae Helmandollar1,3,9,11
  • Curtis Ben Helmandollar Jr.1,3,9,11
  • Paul Xavier Helmandollar1,3,9

Citations

  1. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Curtis Ben Helmandollar obituary in the Oct 17, 2001 edition.
  2. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Helmandollar-Lawrence marriage record.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  7. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Abe J. Lawrence obituary in an unknown edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Albert Roland Gibson1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 6, 1929, d. June 5, 2016
     Albert Roland Gibson was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on March 6, 1929 at Crumpler, McDowell Co., West Virginia.5,6 He married Jean Elizabeth Lawrence, daughter of Abraham John "Abe" Lawrence Sr. and Ethel Mae Vest, on June 4, 1949 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,7,8,3,4,6 Albert Roland Gibson died on June 5, 2016 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 87.6 He Albert Roland Gibson, 87, of Roanoke passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016. He was a man who loved Jesus and had concerns for other people. He has finished this portion of his spiritual life and is now in paradise safe in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Albert is survived by his wife, Victoria Elizabeth Owen Gibson; his son, Mark Lawrence Gibson, (Denver); his beloved sister, Ann and brother-in-law, Douglas Bailey (Roanoke); his brother, Thomas Gibson (Norfolk); Victoria's two sons and families, Todd and Rebecca Weaver, Tedd and Inger Weaver, their children, Jesse and Tori; Mark's two daughters, Tanya and Olga and their children Olivia, Maxwell and Isabella. Albert was born to Maudie Bell Cable Gibson and George Gose Gibson of Crumpler, W.Va., on March 6, 1929. Albert was the eighth of eleven children. He married Jean Elizabeth Lawrence of McComas, W.Va. on June 4, 1949, who was the daughter of Abe and Mae Lawrence of McComas. The couple resided in McComas, W.Va. moving to Littleton, Colo. in 1958. This union had one son Mark, born in Littleton Colo., where Albert called home for many years. Albert was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jean; and siblings, Gaines, Avron, Dale, George Jr., Helen, Randolph and Sara Jane. Albert graduated Northfork High School 1947, married Jean and was drafted into the Army in 1951. Albert served as a member of the Army Signal Corps attached to the 7th Army during the Korean War. Following his honorable military service, he attended Indiana Technology Collage receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics. Albert joined The Martin Company, Denver Division following graduation where he worked on design of the Titan I Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. Spending most of his working life with this company he saw it change to Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin. His assignments took him to Cape Canaveral, Vandenberg Air Force Base, and numerous other NASA and Air Force facilities. Albert retired manager of Ground Systems Electrical Checkout & Launch Control for the Peacekeeper ICBM, Small Missile and Titan four missile programs. Albert continued to live in Foxfield Colorado, a town he helped to create, becoming Foxfield's first mayor until moving to Roanoke in 1999. Albert was a faithful Christian and a member of both Arapahoe Road Baptist Church of Littleton, Colo. and Bonsack Baptist Church in Roanoke, Va. A funeral for Albert will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Bonsack Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Moore III officiating. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service with interment following the service at Wilson Cemetery in Check, VA at 2 p.m. on June 7, 2016.6

Family

Jean Elizabeth Lawrence b. February 13, 1927, d. August 5, 1972
Marriage*He married Jean Elizabeth Lawrence, daughter of Abraham John "Abe" Lawrence Sr. and Ethel Mae Vest, on June 4, 1949 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,7,8,3,4,6 
Child
  • Mark Lawrence Gibson1,2,7,4,6

Citations

  1. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gibson-Lawrence marriage record.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Jean Lawrence Gibson obituary in the Aug 10, 1972 edition.
  5. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Albert Roland Gibson obituary in the Jun 7, 2016 edition.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.