Ethel Virginia Perry

F, b. January 20, 1918, d. March 15, 1999
     Ethel Virginia Perry was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 226-26-8151.2 She was born on January 20, 1918 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Howard Lawrence "Bud" Wickham Sr., son of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on August 17, 1935 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,1 As of August 17, 1935,her married name was Wickham. Ethel Virginia Perry died on March 15, 1999 at Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 81.2,1 She WICKHAM, Ethel Perry, 81, of 105 N. Wills Avenue, Covington, died Monday, March 15, 1999, at Alleghany Regional Hospital. She was the widow of Howard Lawrence Wickham, Sr., who preceded her in death April 5, 1998. Mrs. Wickham was born January 20, 1918, in Clifton Forge, Virginia, the daughter of the late Clarence W. and Ella Rogers Perry. Mrs. Wickham worked as a clerk for the former Leggetts Department Store in Covington for fifteen years. She was a member of McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church, Circle #1 and Littlepage Bible Class. Mrs. Wickham is survived by one son, Howard Lawrence Wickham, Jr., Covington; one daughter, Carolyn Vaughan Young, Roanoke; one brother, Clarence W. Perry, Louisville, Ky; five grandchildren, Stephen Vaughan, Scott Vaughan, Andrew Vaughan; Teresa Herman, Vickie Callaghan; three great grandchildren, Jonathan Sterner, Jay Vaughan and Jessica Herman. A funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at McAllister
Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Earl A. Bland officiating. Internment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10 a.m. until time for the service at McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church. Loving Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
on March 17, 1999.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 112, District 76-3, Dumfries, Prince William Co., Virginia4

Family

Howard Lawrence "Bud" Wickham Sr. b. August 19, 1914, d. April 5, 1998
Marriage*Ethel Virginia Perry married Howard Lawrence "Bud" Wickham Sr., son of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on August 17, 1935 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children
  • Ethel Carolyn Wickham3,1,4
  • Howard Lawrence Wickham Jr.3,1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ethel Perry Wickham obituary in the Mar 17, 1999 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard Lawrence Wickham obituary in the Apr 7, 1998 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Wiley Reed1,2,3,4,5

M, b. January 11, 1834, d. October 1, 1916
FatherJohn Reed2,1 b. May 30, 1808, d. November 24, 1899
MotherElizabeth Williams1,2 b. July 3, 1810, d. February 12, 1853
     Wiley Reed was buried at Center Grove Cemetery, east of 600 E. on 400 S., Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana; His tombstone reads Wylie Reed.2,5,6 He was born on January 11, 1834 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2 He married Eliza McVicker, daughter of Samuel McVicker and Rachel Sutton, on February 17, 1855 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2,4,5,6 Wiley Reed married Alice Louise Dale on May 10, 1892 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2,4 Wiley Reed died on October 1, 1916 at Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana, at age 82.2,6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 183, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana1
1860Dwelling 369, Washington, Western District, Buchanan Co., Missouri3
1870Dwelling 93, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana7
1880Dwelling 70, District 189, Noble Township, Wabash Co., Indiana8
1900Dwelling 51, District 115, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana9
1910Dwelling 87, District 145, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana10

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1860Farm renter3
1870Farmer7
1880Farmer8
1900Farmer9
1910Farmer10

Family 1

Eliza McVicker b. May 11, 1834, d. June 4, 1888
Marriage*Wiley Reed married Eliza McVicker, daughter of Samuel McVicker and Rachel Sutton, on February 17, 1855 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2,4,5,6 
Children

Family 2

Alice Louise Dale b. March 2, 1857, d. February 12, 1928
Marriage*Wiley Reed married Alice Louise Dale on May 10, 1892 at Wabash Co., Indiana.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  5. [S434] Lonnall Clark (g-g-g-grandson), "Samuel McVicker," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr, 2002.
  6. [S439] Ronald L. Woodward, Lagro Township Cemeteries, Wabash Co., Indiana.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the John Reed obituary in an unknown edition.

William Eugene "Billy" Williams1,2,3,4

M, b. July 3, 1922, d. July 12, 2007
     His Social Security Number was 229-05-2720.5 William Eugene "Billy" Williams was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born on July 3, 1922 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,3,4 He married Ella Frances Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on May 13, 1946 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3 William Eugene "Billy" Williams died on July 12, 2007 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 85.1,5,2 He William E. (Billy) Williams, of Christiansburg, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2007. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances W. Williams. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and William L. Fornes; two nieces; two nephews; special cousin, Fred L. Williams; special friend, Sue Ellen Bryant; a host of wonderful neighbors and constant companion, his dog "Bella". There will be no visitation. Funeral graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2007 at Sunset Cemetery with the Rev. Neal Turner officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the church of your choice. Special thanks to Dr. Mike Payne and staff. Arrangements by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg.
on July 14, 2007.1

Family

Ella Frances Wickham b. March 23, 1917, d. December 21, 1999
Marriage*He married Ella Frances Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on May 13, 1946 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William E. Williams obituary in the Jul 14, 2007 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  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 Frances Wickham Williams obituary in the Dec 22, 1999 edition.

Steve Socrates Papayanis1

M, b. January 30, 1918, d. November 2, 1999
     Steve Socrates Papayanis married Mary Louise Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence.1 His Social Security Number was 086-01-4401.2 Steve Socrates Papayanis was buried at Calverton National Cemetery, 210 Princeton Boulevard Rt 25, Calverton, Suffolk Co., New York.3 He was born on January 30, 1918 at New York.2,3 He died on November 2, 1999 at New York at age 81.2,3

Family

Mary Louise Wickham b. May 12, 1919
Marriage*He married Mary Louise Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Wickham Williams obituary in the Dec 22, 1999 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  4. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/

Cynthia Anne Papayanis1

F, b. January 26, 1954, d. May 7, 2007
FatherSteve Socrates Papayanis2 b. January 30, 1918, d. November 2, 1999
MotherMary Louise Wickham2,1 b. May 12, 1919
     Cynthia Anne Papayanis was born on January 26, 1954.3 As of circa 1972,her married name was Farrell.1 She married Edward P. "Eddie" Farrell circa 1972.1 Cynthia Anne Papayanis died on May 7, 2007 at New York at age 53.3,1 She FARRELL, Cynthia Anne, of Coram, formerly of Brentwood, on May 7, 2007. Beloved wife of Edward P. Farrell for 35 years. Devoted mother of Edward S. Farrell and his wife Keri, Justin T. Farrell and his wife Toni. Proud grandmother of Kiersten Farrell. Precious daughter of Louise Papayanis. Beloved sister of Stephanie Delgado and her husband Hank. Retired Special Education Teacher in Selden Middle School. Reposing at the Michael J. Grant Funeral Homes, Inc., 571 Suffolk Ave., Brentwood, N.Y. Cremation Private. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-4 and 7-9:30 PM. on May 8, 2007.1

Family

Edward P. "Eddie" Farrell
Marriage*She married Edward P. "Eddie" Farrell circa 1972.1 
Children
  • Edward S. Farrell1
  • Justin T. Farrell1

Citations

  1. [S4135] Newsday, From the Cynthia Anne Farrell obituary in the May 8, 2007 edition.
  2. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Houston Evans Shelor Jr.1,2

M, b. December 31, 1923, d. June 13, 1984
     Houston Evans Shelor Jr. was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 224-16-1658.3 He was born on December 31, 1923.3,2 He married Ruth Ann Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on September 24, 1945.4,1,5 Houston Evans Shelor Jr. died on June 13, 1984 at age 60.2

Family

Ruth Ann Wickham b. October 5, 1922, d. March 29, 2014
Marriage*He married Ruth Ann Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on September 24, 1945.4,1,5 
Child
  • David Evans Shelor Sr.1,5

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. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Wickham Williams obituary in the Dec 22, 1999 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Wickham Shelor obituary in the Mar 31, 2014 edition.

Paul Ethan Zender1,2

M, b. March 31, 1923
     Paul Ethan Zender was born on March 31, 1923 at Donora, Washington Co., Pennsylvania.1,2,3 He married Sandra Patricia Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on February 19, 1955 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2

Family

Sandra Patricia Wickham
Marriage*Paul Ethan Zender married Sandra Patricia Wickham, daughter of Frank Radford Wickham and Clara Addie Lawrence, on February 19, 1955 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Frances Allene Zender4
  • Mary Paul Zender1,4

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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  4. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/

Ruby Virginia Wells1,2,3,4,5

F, b. August 28, 1898, d. August 17, 1976
FatherJesse Ward Wells4,5 d. before January 2, 1920
MotherVirginia "Jennie" Leftwich1,5 b. circa 1857
     Ruby Virginia Wells married Calvin Berkeley "Berk" Conner, son of Robert Lee "Pa Dad" Conner and Mary Byar Yates.1,3,4 Ruby Virginia Wells was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2,4 Her married name was Conner. She was born on August 28, 1898 at Bunker Hill, Bedford Co., Virginia.4,5 She died on August 17, 1976 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 77.6,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 6, District 44, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 330, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia7
1940Dwelling 127, District 119-12, Roanoke, Virginia3

Family

Calvin Berkeley "Berk" Conner b. October 26, 1894, d. September 21, 1984
Marriage*Ruby Virginia Wells married Calvin Berkeley "Berk" Conner, son of Robert Lee "Pa Dad" Conner and Mary Byar Yates.1,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S602] "Personal knowledge of Jane E. Conner,."
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Thelma Mae/May Gilmore1,2

F, b. February 24, 1903, d. February 22, 1990
     Her Social Security Number was 225-22-3664.3 Thelma Mae/May Gilmore was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 She was born on February 24, 1903 at Virginia.4,3 She married James Edward Wickham, son of William Homer Wickham and Mary A. "Ella" Epperly, on August 31, 1923 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5,2 As of August 31, 1923,her married name was Wickham.2 Thelma Mae/May Gilmore died on February 22, 1990 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 86.4,6,3 She BLACKSBURG - Thelma Gilmore Wickham, age 86, of 103 S. Trollinger, died Thursday, February 22, 1990 at her home. She is survived by two daughters, Pauline Rhoades, Ft. Pierce, Fla; Doris Sowers, Radford; three sons, Raymond Wickham, Roanoke; Frank Wickham, Collinsville; James Wickham, Jr., Fla; a sister, Gladys Gilmore, Shawsville; a brother, Russell Gilmore, Radford; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Sunday. on February 24, 1990.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 173, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 263, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family

James Edward Wickham b. August 18, 1902, d. February 13, 1985
Marriage*Thelma Mae/May Gilmore married James Edward Wickham, son of William Homer Wickham and Mary A. "Ella" Epperly, on August 31, 1923 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5,2 
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. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Wickham Sowers obituary in the Jul 31, 2007 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Gilmore Wickham obituary in the Feb 24, 1990 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Ethel Pauline "Polly" Wickham1,2,3,4

F, b. May 24, 1924, d. March 9, 2010
FatherJames Edward Wickham5,1,2,6,7 b. August 18, 1902, d. February 13, 1985
MotherThelma Mae/May Gilmore5,1,2,6,7 b. February 24, 1903, d. February 22, 1990
     Ethel Pauline "Polly" Wickham was buried at White City Cemetery, 3800 Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Pierce, St. Lucie Co., Florida.8 She was born on May 24, 1924 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,8 As of May 22, 1946,her married name was Rhoades.4 She married Ray Lester Rhoades on May 22, 1946 at St. Lucie Co., Florida.4 Ethel Pauline "Polly" Wickham and Ray Lester Rhoades were divorced on August 5, 1975 at St. Lucie Co., Florida.9 Ethel Pauline "Polly" Wickham died on March 9, 2010 at Fort Pierce, St. Lucie Co., Florida, at age 85.8 She Ethel "Polly" Rhoades, 85, died March 9, 2010, in Fort Pierce. She was born in Christiansburg, Va., and lived in Fort Pierce since 1958, coming from Point Pleasant, W.Va. Before retiring, she was manager of the Florida Turnpike's Port St. Lucie toll plaza. She was a member of the Vero Beach Church of Christ. Survivors include her daughters, Harriett Porter of Crystal River and Kandy Rhoades of Tallahassee; and brother, Frank Wickham of Collinsville, Va. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dot Sowers; and brothers, Ray and Jimmy Wickham. Memorial contributions may be made to the Macular Degeneration Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 531313, Henderson, NV 89053. Services: Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. March 15 p.m. at Haisley Funeral Home with a service to follow at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at White City Cemetery. on March 13, 2010.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 173, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 263, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Family

Ray Lester Rhoades b. February 14, 1921, d. May 6, 1977
Marriage*Ethel Pauline "Polly" Wickham married Ray Lester Rhoades on May 22, 1946 at St. Lucie Co., Florida.4 
Divorce* Ethel Pauline "Polly" Wickham and Ray Lester Rhoades were divorced on August 5, 1975 at St. Lucie Co., Florida.9 
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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Wickham Sowers obituary in the Jul 31, 2007 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S1369] Florida Department of Health, Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 & 1927-2001.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Gilmore Wickham obituary in the Feb 24, 1990 edition.
  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. [S1802] Vero Beach Press Journal, From the Ethel Rhoades obituary in the Mar 13, 2010 edition.
  9. [S1238] Florida Department of Health, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Bonnie Rae Rhoades death record.

Doris I. Wickham1,2,3

F, b. July 26, 1931, d. July 29, 2007
FatherJames Edward Wickham4,5,1,3 b. August 18, 1902, d. February 13, 1985
MotherThelma Mae/May Gilmore4,5,1,3 b. February 24, 1903, d. February 22, 1990
     Doris I. Wickham was buried at West View Cemetery, 5th Street and Carter Street, Radford, Virginia.1 She was born on July 26, 1931 at Virginia.6 As of circa 1956,her married name was Sowers.1 She married Clarence Edward Sowers circa 1956.1,2 Doris I. Wickham died on July 29, 2007 at Virginia at age 76.1,6 She Doris Wickham Sowers, 76, of Radford, passed away on Sunday July 29, 2007. She was a retired Laboratory Technician a Radford Army Ammunition Plant. She was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church in Radford. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Edward and Thelma Gilmore Wickham, Sr; and two brothers, James Edward Wickham, Jr. and Ray Wickham. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Clarence Edwin Sowers of Radford; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Marie Sowers of Radford; daughter, Rita S. Quesenberry of Radford; brother, Frank Daniel Wickham of Collinsville, Va; one sister, Ethel Pauline Rhodes of Ft. Pierce, Fla; and four grandchildren and spouses, Charlie Quesenberry, Jessie and Donald Norris, Katie and James Hinkley, and Daniel Sower Jr; one great granddaughter, Elizabeth Mae Norris; four sisters-in-law and spouses, Norma Jean and Freddie Bishop of Radford; Gertrude and Walton Buckland of Indianapolis, Idaho; Lilly Mae and Tommy Trigg of Dearborn, Mich., and Mary Ann and Lakie Linkous of Radford; and two brothers-in-law and spouse, Billy Ray and Barbara Sowers of Radford and Tommy and Jo Sowers of Roanoke. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at Calvary Baptist Church in Radford with Pastor O.D. Morgan officiating. Interment will follow in West View Cemetery in Radford. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mullins Funeral Home. The Sowers family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com on July 31, 2007.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 263, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3

Family

Clarence Edward Sowers b. April 15, 1931, d. March 23, 2013
Marriage*Doris I. Wickham married Clarence Edward Sowers circa 1956.1,2 
Children
  • Daniel "Danny" Sowers1,2
  • Rita Sowers1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Wickham Sowers obituary in the Jul 31, 2007 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clarence Edwin Sowers obituary in the Mar 25, 2013 edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Gilmore Wickham obituary in the Feb 24, 1990 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 27, 1925, d. December 27, 1996
FatherJames Edward Wickham7,1,2,8,9,4 b. August 18, 1902, d. February 13, 1985
MotherThelma Mae/May Gilmore7,1,2,8,9,4 b. February 24, 1903, d. February 22, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 223-24-0423.10 Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.11 He married Christeen Rebecca Hunley.11,12 Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham was born on November 27, 1925 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.10,3 He married Shirley Jean Martin on February 22, 1947 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham and Shirley Jean Martin were divorced on February 11, 1953 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham died on December 27, 1996 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 71.10,11,6 He WICKHAM, Raymond L., 71, of Roanoke, passed away Friday , December 27, 1996. He was a member of Rockingham Court United Methodist Church, and a lifetime member of William Byrd P.T.A. Mr. Wickham was a U.S. Air Corps and U.S. Air Force veteran for 27 years. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, and was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Ray Wickham; a grandson, David A. Wickham, and a great-grandson, Zachary D. Short. Surviving are his wife, Christeen Hunley Wickham; children and their spouses, Reginald D. and Teresa Wickham, Regina W. and Randy Short, Royce D. and Kathy Wickham, Roger D. and Ronda Wickham, Roy D. and Michele Wickham, Rebecca W. and Bob Milliner, and Ronald D. and Theresa Wickham, all of Roanoke; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, James Wickham of Mary Ester, Fla., and Frank Wickham of Collinsville, and two sisters, Dorothy Sowers of Radford and Pauline Rhoades of Ft. Pierce, Fla. Funeral services will be at Rockingham Court United Methodist Church at 2:30 p.m. Monday, December 30, 1996, with the Rev. Jo Ellen Hetherington, the Rev. Ben Chidester and the Rev. Leslie Trail officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, with military honors by VFW Post #1264. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rockingham Court United Methodist Church or a rescue squad of your choice. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on December 29, 1996.11

Census Records

1930Dwelling 173, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 263, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 321, Enumeration District 81-16, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his uncle Thomas Powell9

Family 1

Shirley Jean Martin
Marriage*Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham married Shirley Jean Martin on February 22, 1947 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham and Shirley Jean Martin were divorced on February 11, 1953 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 

Family 2

Christeen Rebecca Hunley b. February 22, 1928, d. July 17, 2020
Marriage*Raymond Lawrence "Ray" Wickham married Christeen Rebecca Hunley.11,12 
Children
  • Jimmy Ray Wickham11
  • Reginald Dean Wickham11,12,4
  • Regina Dawn Wickham11,12,4
  • Royce D. Wickham11,12,4
  • Roger Duane Wickham11,12,4
  • Roy Dale Wickham11,12,4
  • Rebecca Dea "Becky" Wickham11,13,12,4
  • Ronald Dana Wickham11,12,4

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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Wickham Sowers obituary in the Jul 31, 2007 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Gilmore Wickham obituary in the Feb 24, 1990 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Raymond L. Wickham obituary in the Dec 29, 1996 edition.
  12. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Christeen H. Wickham obituary.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Catherine Marie Milliner birth announcement in the Aug 18, 1996 edition.

James Edward Wickham Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 12, 1928, d. February 13, 2004
FatherJames Edward Wickham6,1,2,7,8,4 b. August 18, 1902, d. February 13, 1985
MotherThelma Mae/May Gilmore6,1,2,7,8,4 b. February 24, 1903, d. February 22, 1990
     James Edward Wickham Jr. was buried at Barrancas National Cemetery, Naval Air Station, 80 Hovey Road, Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida.5 His Social Security Number was 265-34-8017.4 He was born on September 12, 1928 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,4,5,9 He died on February 13, 2004 at Florida at age 75.4,5,9

Census Records

1930Dwelling 173, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 263, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

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 Doris Wickham Sowers obituary in the Jul 31, 2007 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S5938] Barrancas National Cemetery, Escambia Co., FL, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Gilmore Wickham obituary in the Feb 24, 1990 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.

Delbert Wayne "Big Daddy" Pacetti1,2,3,4

M, b. February 26, 1968, d. February 13, 1999
FatherFred Joseph Pacetti5,1,2,3 b. August 30, 1931, d. July 21, 1997
MotherAlice Lee Hancock5,1,2,3
     Delbert Wayne "Big Daddy" Pacetti was buried at Craighead Cemetery, Bottom Creek, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 228-04-4950.6 He was born on February 26, 1968 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,2,4 He died on February 13, 1999 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 30.6,1 He DELBERT WAYNE "BIG DADDY" PACETTI, 30, of Roanoke, died Saturday, February 13, 1999 in a Roanoke hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Joseph Pacetti and is survived by his mother, Alice Hancock Pacetti of Roanoke; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Curtis A. and Sherry Pacetti of Salem, Carlos R. Pacetti; a sister-in-law, Terri Pacetti, all of Roanoke; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn J. and Alan Argabright, Connie and Jerry King, all of Roanoke, Frances and Carmen Bayne of Craig County, Debbie and Danny Farris of Roanoke; a very special friend, Mary Nordone of Roanoke; a very close cousin, Howie Crowe, Jr; a special nephew, David (Spunk) Stiff of Roanoke; a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. at the Lotz Roanoke Chapel with the Rev. Terry Shaw officiating. Interment will be in the Craighead Cemetery, Roanoke County. on February 14, 1999.1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Delbert Wayne Pacetti obituary in the Feb 14, 1999 edition.
  2. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances Pacetti Bayne obituary in the Dec 11, 1999 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fred Joseph Pacetti obituary in the Jul 22, 1997 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lena Wilson1

F, b. April 5, 1867, d. April 20, 1867
FatherLaban D. Wilson2,1 b. June 4, 1844, d. circa April, 1919
MotherElzira C. "Eliza" Conner2,1 b. February 15, 1850, d. November 3, 1934
     Lena Wilson was born on April 5, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She died on April 20, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  2. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.