Edgar Lawrence Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. June 10, 1930, d. March 30, 1973
FatherGeorge Horace Conner1,3,5,6,4 b. August 22, 1906, d. August 12, 1969
MotherLucy Annie Elizabeth Conner1,3,5,6,4 b. May 30, 1902, d. November 20, 1965
     Edgar Lawrence Conner was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Pfc. U.S. Army Korea."7,4 He was born on June 10, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1,3 He married Virginia Nancy Mae Hall, daughter of Silas Hall and Mae Frances Smith, on December 20, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Edgar Lawrence Conner died on March 30, 1973 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 42.7,3,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 27, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Virginia Nancy Mae Hall b. January 16, 1937, d. August 30, 1997
Marriage*Edgar Lawrence Conner married Virginia Nancy Mae Hall, daughter of Silas Hall and Mae Frances Smith, on December 20, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nancy Mae Hall Conner obituary in the Aug 31, 1997 edition.
  3. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred Lauraine Craighead obituary in the Jun 11, 2006 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Orville Henry Conner1,2,3

M, b. September 3, 1938, d. November 7, 2002
FatherGeorge Horace Conner2,4,5 b. August 22, 1906, d. August 12, 1969
MotherLucy Annie Elizabeth Conner2,4,5 b. May 30, 1902, d. November 20, 1965
     Orville Henry Conner was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 229-46-4437.6 He was born on September 3, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2 He married Polly Ann Young on July 28, 1960.1,2 Orville Henry Conner died on November 7, 2002 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 64.6,1 He CONNER, Orville Henry, 64, of Roanoke County, passed away in his sleep at home on Thursday, November 7, 2002. He retired from Roanoke City Mills with over 40 years of service, and was a member of Poages Mill Church of the Brethren. He enjoyed his retirement with farming, gardening, and flea market produce sales. He was preceded in death by a son, Andrew Hank Conner. Surviving is his wife of 42 years, Polly Young Conner; children and spouses, Basil and Stephanie Conner, Lola and David Bush, Helen and Charles Lamb; four special grandchildren that he loved very much, Matthew and John Henry Bush, Emily and Hank Conner; special neighbors considered as adopted family, Haleigh, Jackie, and Jennifer Wolfe; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mildred and Cecil Craighead, Margaret and Shelton Beckner, Alice and Kenny Stevens. Services will be at Oakey's South Chapel, 10 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2002. The Rev. Maurice Wright will officiate. Interment will follow in Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Oakey's South Chapel from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel . on November 8, 2002.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 27, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Polly Ann Young
Marriage*Orville Henry Conner married Polly Ann Young on July 28, 1960.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Orville Henry Conner obituary in the Nov 8, 2002 edition.
  2. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Conner-Rilee wedding announcement in the Jul 26, 1992 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred Lauraine Craighead obituary in the Jun 11, 2006 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Andrew Conner obituary in the Oct 20, 1997 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Virginia Nancy Mae Hall1,2

F, b. January 16, 1937, d. August 30, 1997
FatherSilas Hall1,3
MotherMae Frances Smith3
     Virginia Nancy Mae Hall was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 16, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Edgar Lawrence Conner, son of George Horace Conner and Lucy Annie Elizabeth Conner, on December 20, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 As of December 20, 1952,her married name was Conner. Virginia Nancy Mae Hall died on August 30, 1997 at Virginia at age 60.2 She CONNER, Nancy Mae Hall, 60, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, August 30, 1997. She was preceded in death by her son, Edgar Lynn Conner, and was the widow of Edgar Lawrence Conner. Surviving are her sons, David Allen Conner and Bentley Ray Conner, both of Roanoke; her daughters, Janice Elaine Conner of Roanoke and Keran Sue Cofer of Montvale; five brothers, and four sisters. A graveside service will be held in Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery Tuesday, September 2, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Frank W. Feather officiating. Friends may call at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel after 9 a.m. Monday on August 31, 1997.2

Family

Edgar Lawrence Conner b. June 10, 1930, d. March 30, 1973
Marriage*She married Edgar Lawrence Conner, son of George Horace Conner and Lucy Annie Elizabeth Conner, on December 20, 1952 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nancy Mae Hall Conner obituary in the Aug 31, 1997 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Landon Langford Hall obituary in the Feb 23, 2010 edition.
  4. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Edgar Lynn Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. November 22, 1955, d. November 14, 1981
FatherEdgar Lawrence Conner2,3,4 b. June 10, 1930, d. March 30, 1973
MotherVirginia Nancy Mae Hall2,3,4 b. January 16, 1937, d. August 30, 1997
     Edgar Lynn Conner was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 He was born on November 22, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 He died on November 14, 1981 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 25.1,3,4

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nancy Mae Hall Conner obituary in the Aug 31, 1997 edition.
  3. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Edith May Lawler1,2

F, b. September 2, 1906, d. May 1, 1982
FatherJohn Jackson Lawler3,4,5,2 b. June 9, 1880, d. September 6, 1952
MotherEffie Logan Elmore1,4,5,2 b. November 14, 1884, d. January 7, 1926
     Edith May Lawler was buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.6,2 Her Social Security Number was 229-36-8692.7 She was born on September 2, 1906 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,7 As of circa 1925,her married name was Johnson.3 She married Roy Lee Johnson circa 1925.3,2 Edith May Lawler died on May 1, 1982 at Selma, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 75.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 7, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 59, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 349, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 235, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia8

Family

Roy Lee Johnson b. September 14, 1905, d. April 3, 1979
Marriage*Edith May Lawler married Roy Lee Johnson circa 1925.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2824] Crown Hill Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=goings&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=77648271&CRid=49946&df=all&
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Bentley Ray Conner1,2,3

M, b. November 12, 1958, d. September 25, 2005
FatherEdgar Lawrence Conner1,3 b. June 10, 1930, d. March 30, 1973
MotherVirginia Nancy Mae Hall1,3 b. January 16, 1937, d. August 30, 1997
     Bentley Ray Conner was buried at Coyner Springs Cemetery, Botetourt Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 230-90-0855.4 He was born on November 12, 1958 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 He died on September 25, 2005 at Virginia at age 46.2,4 He Bentley Ray Conner, 46, of Roanoke, died Sunday, September 25, 2005. Graveside services, 10 a.m. Friday, Coyner Springs Cemetery. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.
on September 28, 2005.2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nancy Mae Hall Conner obituary in the Aug 31, 1997 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bentley Ray Conner obituary in the Sep 28, 2005 edition.
  3. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Shelton Carlton Beckner1,2,3

M, b. August 12, 1931, d. November 11, 2009
FatherNoah Isaac Beckner1,2,3 b. 1902, d. 1948
MotherMamie Lee Grant1,2 b. April 11, 1902, d. June, 1986
     Shelton Carlton Beckner was born on August 12, 1931.2,3 He married Margaret Ramona Conner, daughter of George Horace Conner and Lucy Annie Elizabeth Conner, on March 24, 1951 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 Shelton Carlton Beckner died on November 11, 2009 at age 78.3 He Shelton Carlton Beckner, of Roanoke, Va., went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, November 11, 2009. He died suddenly at his home in the arms of his loving wife of 58 years, Margaret Ramona Beckner. Shelton was born on August 12, 1931, the fourth of eight children of the late Noah and Mamie Beckner. He will be remembered with much love by his wife, Margaret; his two sons and daughters-inlaw, Carlton Wayne Beckner and Gerry, and Michael (Pete) Lane Beckner and Karen; brothers, Allen (Joe) Beckner and wife, Mary, and Gary Wayne Beckner and wife, Gladys; sister, Florence Beckner Carr; five grandchildren, Christopher Wayne Beckner and wife, Erin, Kelly Dawn Beckner, Joshua Aaron Beckner, Melissa Anne Beckner, and Kacey Nicole McCreary and husband, Jonathan; three greatgrandchildren, Hayley Madison Beckner, Carter Gage Beckner, and Shilo Jaxon Beckner; uncle, Lewis Grant; sister-in-law and brother-inlaw, Alice and Kendrick Stevens; and several very special nieces and nephews that he held dear. Shelton was known by all that knew him by his love for his Lord, his wife and his family. He was a long time member of Poages Mill Church of the Brethren in Roanoke where he served as deacon, sang in the choir and the "Jolliettes," and had many dear friends. He retired from Mennell Milling after 46 years of service. He loved spending time with his "weekly bowling buddies," singing and patting his foot to old time bluegrass and southern gospel music, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. His boisterous laugh and always smiling face will be missed by many. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southwest Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank, 1025 Electric Road, Salem, Va. 24153. A "Going Home Celebration" will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2009, at Poages Mill Church of the Brethren with the Rev. E.B. Shoemaker officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 13, 2009, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131. on November 12, 2009.3

Family

Margaret Ramona Conner
Marriage*He married Margaret Ramona Conner, daughter of George Horace Conner and Lucy Annie Elizabeth Conner, on March 24, 1951 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Children
  • Carlton Wayne Beckner2,3
  • Michael Lane "Pete" Beckner2,3,5

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Shelton Carlton Beckner obituary in the Nov 12, 2009 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred Lauraine Craighead obituary in the Jun 11, 2006 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Olive May Chatham1,2

F, b. October 29, 1875, d. June 28, 1877
FatherWilliam Gast Chatham1,2 b. December 21, 1849, d. June 10, 1925
MotherMargaret Jane Trask1,2 b. January 6, 1852, d. August 18, 1945
     Olive May Chatham was born on October 29, 1875 at Sunbury, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania.1,2 She died on June 28, 1877 at Sunbury, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, at age 1.1,2

Citations

  1. [S274] Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner, "Personal Papers of Robert & Juanita Elmore Conner."
  2. [S746] Chatham Family Bible.

Andrew Hank Conner1,2,3

M, b. October 17, 1966, d. October 19, 1997
FatherOrville Henry Conner1,2,3 b. September 3, 1938, d. November 7, 2002
MotherPolly Ann Young1,2,3
     His Social Security Number was 229-04-4277.4 Andrew Hank Conner was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on October 17, 1966 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 He married Elizabeth Anne Rilee on June 6, 1992 at Virginia.3 Andrew Hank Conner died on October 19, 1997 at Virginia at age 31.4 He CONNER, Andrew (Hank) 31, of Roanoke went to be with the Lord on Sunday October 19, 1997. He graduated from Cave Spring High School in 1984 and graduated from James Madison University in 1988. He was employed by the HCMF Corporation as a CPA. He was an active member of the Roanoke Valley Volley Ball Association and a member of Poages Mill Church of the Brethren. Surviving are his parents Orville and Polly Conner of Roanoke, brother and sister-in-law, Basil and Stephanie Conner of Salem, sisters and brothers-in-law, Lola and David Bush of Copper Hill, Va, Helen and Charles Lamb of Vinton, girlfriend, Joanna Pegram and her children Josh and Jordan Pegram all of Roanoke, niece, Emily Conner and nephews Matthew and John Bush . Funeral services will be held at Poages Mill Church of the Brethren at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Maurice Wright and the Rev. James Steele officiating. Interment will follow in Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Oakey's South Chapel. on October 20, 1997.1

Family

Elizabeth Anne Rilee
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Anne Rilee on June 6, 1992 at Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Andrew Conner obituary in the Oct 20, 1997 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Orville Henry Conner obituary in the Nov 8, 2002 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Conner-Rilee wedding announcement in the Jul 26, 1992 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.