Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly1,2,3,4

F, b. June 1, 1928, d. September 28, 1993
FatherClarence McKinley Epperly1,2,5,6,7,3,4 b. October 25, 1896, d. June 25, 1976
MotherIrene Maude Settle1,2,5,7,3,4 b. August 5, 1900, d. July 31, 1974
     Her Social Security Number was 232-46-6327.8 Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly was buried at Fort Lauderdale Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida.9 She was born on June 1, 1928 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8,10,3,4 As of February 21, 1953,her married name was Hager.2 She married Harold Ernest Hager on February 21, 1953 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly and Harold Ernest Hager were divorced in January, 1967 at Broward Co., Florida.11 As of January 9, 1971,her married name was Schwerdt.12 Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly married William E. Schwerdt Sr. on January 9, 1971 at Broward Co., Florida.12,13 Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly died on September 28, 1993 at Fort Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida, at age 65.10,13,9 She SCHWERDT, Hilda, 65, of Ft. Lauderdale passed away Tuesday, September 28, 1993. She had resided here many years and was formerly of Oak Hill, WV. She was the beloved wife of her husband of 22 years, William E; dear mother of, Kathy Viotto of Coral Springs; grandmother of, Nichole, Mike and Joey; fond step-mother of, William E. Schwerdt, Jr. of Tampa and Jill Ryll of Washington, GA; loving sister of Gladys Yon, Clarence Epperly, Freida Buckland and Nira Flint, and sister-in-law of Irene Hanna gan. Funeral service will be 11 AM, Friday, October 1, 1993 at the Kraeer Fort Lauderdale Funeral Home, 4061 N. Federal Hwy, interment will follow. on September 30, 1993.13

Census Records

1930Dwelling 514, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 106, District 10-16, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia7

Family 1

Harold Ernest Hager b. February 24, 1931, d. November 27, 1976
Marriage*Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly married Harold Ernest Hager on February 21, 1953 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 
Divorce* Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly and Harold Ernest Hager were divorced in January, 1967 at Broward Co., Florida.11 
Child
  • Katherine Louise "Kathy" Hager13

Family 2

William E. Schwerdt Sr. b. May 26, 1917, d. June 20, 2004
Marriage*Hilda Pauline Jane Epperly married William E. Schwerdt Sr. on January 9, 1971 at Broward Co., Florida.12,13 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hager-Epperly marriage record.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Irene Maude Epperly obituary in the Aug 2, 1974 edition.
  6. [S2040] Gazette-Mail, From the Clarence McKinley Epperly obituary in the Jun 27, 1976 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S2021] Miami Herald, The, From the Hilda Schwerdt obituary in the Sep 30, 1993 edition.
  10. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  11. [S1238] Florida Department of Health, Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001.
  12. [S1369] Florida Department of Health, Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 & 1927-2001.
  13. [S4354] South Florida Sun-Sentinel, From the Hilda Schwerdt obituary in the Sep 30, 1993 edition.

Clarence J. "Dick" Epperly1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 25, 1931, d. September 13, 2012
FatherClarence McKinley Epperly6,1,3,4,5,7 b. October 25, 1896, d. June 25, 1976
MotherIrene Maude Settle6,1,3,5,7 b. August 5, 1900, d. July 31, 1974
     Clarence J. "Dick" Epperly was buried at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.5 He was born on October 25, 1931 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,8,5 He married Nancy Lea Warren, daughter of Walter Madison Warren and Minta Medora "Mintie" Gray, on October 14, 1955 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,5 Clarence J. "Dick" Epperly died on September 13, 2012 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 80.8,5 He OAK HILL — Clarence J. “Dick” Epperly, 80, of Oak Hill, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012, at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley. Born on October 25, 1931, at Fayetteville, he was the son of the late Clarence McKinley Epperly and Irene Maude Settle Epperly. Mr. Epperly was a former member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a retired business owner. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Nancy Warren Epperly, on April 4, 2000; one brother; and four sisters. Left to cherish his memory include his children, Wayne Epperly and wife, Diane, of Oak Hill, Jan Brown of King George, Va., and David Epperly and wife, Tammy, of Winfield; two sisters, Gladys Yon of Ashville, N.C., and Nira Flint of Roanoke, Va; six grandchildren, Becky Epperly, Drew Epperly, Lisa Epperly, Ricky Epperly, Madison Brown, and Riley Brown; dear friend, Janet Sutphin; and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 16, 2012, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Pete Lokant officiating. Burial with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 149, Fayetteville, will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Epperly’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3678 (www.stjude.org), or Fellowship Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 317, Oak Hill, WV 25901. on September 15, 2012.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 106, District 10-16, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia7

Family

Nancy Lea Warren b. May 18, 1931, d. April 4, 2000
Marriage*Clarence J. "Dick" Epperly married Nancy Lea Warren, daughter of Walter Madison Warren and Minta Medora "Mintie" Gray, on October 14, 1955 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,5 
Children
  • Janet C. "Jan" Epperly2,5
  • Clarence Wayne Epperly2,9,5
  • David Warren Epperly2,9,5

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Epperly-Warren marriage record.
  2. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Nancy Lea Warren Epperly obituary in the Apr 5, 2000 edition.
  3. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Irene Maude Epperly obituary in the Aug 2, 1974 edition.
  4. [S2040] Gazette-Mail, From the Clarence McKinley Epperly obituary in the Jun 27, 1976 edition.
  5. [S798] Register Herald, From the Clarence J. Epperly obituary in the Sep 15, 2012 edition.
  6. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Frances Warren Kincaid James obituary in the Jul 8, 2003 edition.

Nira Jean Epperly1,2,3,4,5

F, b. August 10, 1933, d. July 31, 2019
FatherClarence McKinley Epperly6,1,2,7,8,3,5 b. October 25, 1896, d. June 25, 1976
MotherIrene Maude Settle6,1,2,8,3,5 b. August 5, 1900, d. July 31, 1974
     Nira Jean Epperly was born on August 10, 1933 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,9 As of April 11, 1953,her married name was Flint.2 She married Curtis Patrick Flint on April 11, 1953 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 Nira Jean Epperly and Curtis Patrick Flint were divorced on April 12, 1993 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 Nira Jean Epperly died on July 31, 2019 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 85.3 She Nira Epperly Flint, 85, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Roanoke and retired as a financial secretary from First Baptist Church. She enjoyed her church, volunteering at the Rescue Mission, visiting homebound church members and gardening. Nira was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence McKinley Epperly and Irene Maude Settle Epperly. Surviving to cherish her memory is her son, Rick Flint of Roanoke; sister, Gladys Yon of Ashville, N.C; grandchildren, Kevin Flint of Broadway, Va., Adam Flint and Brooke Flint, both of Roanoke, Va; and great-grandchild, Charlotte Flint of Broadway, Va. A Memorial Service will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel with Dr. Bryan Smith officiating. The family requests memorials be made to the First Baptist Church Mission Fund or to the Roanoke Rescue Mission. on August 6, 2019.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 106, District 10-16, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia5

Family

Curtis Patrick Flint
Marriage*Nira Jean Epperly married Curtis Patrick Flint on April 11, 1953 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 
Divorce* Nira Jean Epperly and Curtis Patrick Flint were divorced on April 12, 1993 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 
Child
  • Richard Allen "Rick" Flint3,10

Citations

  1. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Irene Maude Epperly obituary in the Aug 2, 1974 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Flint-Epperly marriage record.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nira Epperly Flint obituary in the Aug 6, 2019 edition.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  7. [S2040] Gazette-Mail, From the Clarence McKinley Epperly obituary in the Jun 27, 1976 edition.
  8. [S798] Register Herald, From the Clarence J. Epperly obituary in the Sep 15, 2012 edition.
  9. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Frieda Victoria Epperly1,2,3,4

F, b. November 4, 1935, d. February 12, 1994
FatherClarence McKinley Epperly1,5,6,7,2,3 b. October 25, 1896, d. June 25, 1976
MotherIrene Maude Settle1,5,7,2,3 b. August 5, 1900, d. July 31, 1974
     Her Social Security Number was 233-52-9401.8 Frieda Victoria Epperly was buried at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on November 4, 1935 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia; The SSDI has a birth date of Nov 2, 1935.8,2 As of August 19, 1954,her married name was Buckland.3 She married Richard William Buckland on August 19, 1954 at Arlington, Virginia.3,9 Frieda Victoria Epperly died on February 12, 1994 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 58.8,4 She Frieda Epperly Buckland, 58, of Fayetteville died Saturday, Feb. 12, 1994, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, after a long illness. She was born at Oak Hill. She was a homemaker and a volunteer for the Red Cross with 13 years of service. She was a Baptist. Surviving: sons, Richard W. Jr. of Fayetteville, Joseph C. of Oak Hill; daughters, Debbie Robosky of White Oak, Vicky Bandy of Oak Hill, Judy Buckland Lavarnway of Fleetville, Pa; brother, Dick Epperly of Oak Hill; sisters, Nira Flint of Roanoke, Va., Gladys Yon of Melbourne, Fla; six grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Bill Menefee officiating. Burial will be in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. on February 14, 1994.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 106, District 10-16, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia7

Family

Richard William Buckland b. April 2, 1929, d. May 15, 1990
Marriage*Frieda Victoria Epperly married Richard William Buckland on August 19, 1954 at Arlington, Virginia.3,9 
Children
  • Richard William Buckland Jr.9,4
  • Joseph C. Buckland9,4
  • Debbie Buckland9,4
  • Vicky Buckland9,4
  • Judy Buckland9,4

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  2. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Frieda Epperly Buckland obituary in the Feb 14, 1994 edition.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Irene Maude Epperly obituary in the Aug 2, 1974 edition.
  6. [S2040] Gazette-Mail, From the Clarence McKinley Epperly obituary in the Jun 27, 1976 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Richard William Buckland obituary in the May 16, 1990 edition.

Clyde Raymond Summerfield1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 26, 1894, d. May 4, 1974
     Clyde Raymond Summerfield was buried at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.6 His Social Security Number was 234-14-1632.7 He and Hallie A. Epperly were divorced.6 Clyde Raymond Summerfield was born on March 26, 1894 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,7,6 He married Hallie A. Epperly, daughter of William Asa Epperly and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on May 1, 1919 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,3,4 Clyde Raymond Summerfield died on May 4, 1974 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 80.7,6 He Clyde Summerfield, 80, Oak Hill, died Saturday in an Oak Hill hospital. Born March 26, 1894 at Gatewood, he was a son of the late James Martin and Mary Virginia Bibb Summerfield. He was a veteran of World War I. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Mildred Light, Alexandria, Va., Mrs. Frances M. Crouch, Mount Morris, Mich., Mrs. Orval Howell, Clearwater, Fla., and Mrs. Joyce J. Kisyka, Grants, N. M; two brothers, James O. Summerfield, Gatewood, and Carl, Roanoke, Va; two sisters, Mrs. Nellie Cecil, Westland, Mich., and Mrs. Winnie Rombeau, Beckley; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Dodd-Payne Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Burial will be in Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. on May 5, 1974.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 523, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia8
1940Dwelling 144, Enumeration District 10-6, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1930Farm laborer8

Family

Hallie A. Epperly b. March 10, 1903, d. December 9, 1977
Divorce*Clyde Raymond Summerfield and Hallie A. Epperly were divorced.6 
Marriage* Clyde Raymond Summerfield married Hallie A. Epperly, daughter of William Asa Epperly and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on May 1, 1919 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S902] Epperly, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jewellfamily/
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Summerfield-Epperly marriage record.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1980] Post Herald and Register, From the Clyde Summerfield obituary in the May 5, 1974 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3418] Cibola County Beacon, From the Joyce Jean Kiszka obituary in the Mar 6, 2009 edition.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Summerfield marriage record.
  11. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  12. [S2056] Flint Journal, The, Flint, MI, From the Frances Mae Crouch obituary in the Jul 28, 2005 edition.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Howell-Summerfield marriage record.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Kiszka-Summerfield marriage record.

Eugene Hyman Lastar1,2,3,4

M, b. March 7, 1898, d. December 3, 1973
     Eugene Hyman Lastar was buried at Beth El Memorial Park Cemetery, 28120 6 Mile Road, Livonia, Wayne Co., Michigan.4 His Social Security Number was 381-12-4190.5 He was born on March 7, 1898 at Germany; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Mar 7, 1899.6,5,2,4 He married Bess "Bessie" Knoppow, daughter of Osher Zelig "Selig" Knoppow and Sophia "Sophie" Salutushkin/Zolotushkin, on December 21, 1924 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.3,7 Eugene Hyman Lastar died on December 3, 1973 at Royal Oak, Oakland Co., Michigan, at age 75.8,3,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 38, District 838, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan9

Occupation

1930Electrical engine contractor9

Family

Bess "Bessie" Knoppow b. October 24, 1902, d. September 11, 1995
Marriage*Eugene Hyman Lastar married Bess "Bessie" Knoppow, daughter of Osher Zelig "Selig" Knoppow and Sophia "Sophie" Salutushkin/Zolotushkin, on December 21, 1924 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.3,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1758] Washington, D.C. National Archives, Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1957.
  2. [S1759] Unknown compiler, U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes, 1794-1995.
  3. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  4. [S6435] Beth El Memorial Park Cemetery, Wayne Co., MI, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  7. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  8. [S918] Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records, Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Frances Mae Summerfield1,2

F, b. May 1, 1924, d. July 27, 2005
FatherClyde Raymond Summerfield1,3,4,5,6,7 b. March 26, 1894, d. May 4, 1974
MotherHallie A. Epperly1,3,4,5,6 b. March 10, 1903, d. December 9, 1977
     Frances Mae Summerfield was buried at Flint Memorial Park, 9506 N. Dort Highway, Mount Morris, Genesee Co., Michigan.8,6 Her Social Security Number was 349-20-5775.2 Her married name was Ward.2 Her married name was Crouch.6 She married Carl D. Crouch.6 Frances Mae Summerfield married Unknown Ward.2 Frances Mae Summerfield was born on May 1, 1924 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,5,6 She died on July 27, 2005 at Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan, at age 81.2,8,6 She CROUCH, Frances M. - Of Mt. Morris, age 81, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at Avalon Hospice. Services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2005 at the Brown Funeral Home, 1480 E. Hill Rd., Grand Blanc., Rev. Roger VanDonkelaar officiating. Interment at Flint Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Mrs. Crouch was born May 1, 1924 in Gatewood, WV to Clyde and Hallie Summerfield. Surviving are: 2 daughters, Anita (Dale) Prior of Burton, Charlene (Ralph) Stadler of Clio; 1 son, John (Toni) Crouch of Flint; 3 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; 3 sisters. Mrs. Crouch was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Crouch; and her parents. on July 28, 2005.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 523, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 13, District 10-9B, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 144, Enumeration District 10-6, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia3

Family 1

Unknown Ward
Marriage*Frances Mae Summerfield married Unknown Ward.2 

Family 2

Carl D. Crouch b. August 29, 1921, d. January 20, 2002
Marriage*Frances Mae Summerfield married Carl D. Crouch.6 
Children
  • Anita Crouch6,9
  • Charlene Crouch6,9
  • John Crouch6,9

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3418] Cibola County Beacon, From the Joyce Jean Kiszka obituary in the Mar 6, 2009 edition.
  5. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  6. [S2056] Flint Journal, The, Flint, MI, From the Frances Mae Crouch obituary in the Jul 28, 2005 edition.
  7. [S1980] Post Herald and Register, From the Clyde Summerfield obituary in the May 5, 1974 edition.
  8. [S8246] Flint Memorial Park, Genesee Co., MI, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S2056] Flint Journal, The, Flint, MI, From the Carl D. Crouch obituary in the Jan 21, 2002 edition.

Joyce Jean Summerfield1,2

F, b. April 27, 1931, d. March 4, 2009
FatherClyde Raymond Summerfield1,2,3,4,5 b. March 26, 1894, d. May 4, 1974
MotherHallie A. Epperly1,2,3,4 b. March 10, 1903, d. December 9, 1977
     Her Social Security Number was 233-46-3733.6 Joyce Jean Summerfield was buried at Grants Memorial Park, Grants, Cibola Co., New Mexico.4 She was born on April 27, 1931 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,6,4 As of August 1, 1947,her married name was Kiszka.2 She married Louis Lawrence Kiszka on August 1, 1947 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,4,7 Joyce Jean Summerfield died on March 4, 2009 at Grants, Cibola Co., New Mexico, at age 77.6,4 She A memorial Funeral Mass for Joyce Jean Kiszka, 77, of Grants, will be held on March 7, 2009, at 11 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Grants Memorial Park. The Very Rev. Alberto Avella will be the celebrant. A rosary will be held on March 6, 2009, at 7 p.m. at the church. She was born on April 27, 1931, in Gatewood, W.Va., and passed away on March 4, 2009, in Grants. She is survived by her children: Lillian Gallegos and husband Albino of Grants, Nina Pratz and husband Gary of Albuquerque, Teresa Sumner and husband Jim of Odessa, Texas and Norma Smart and husband John of Kennedy, Texas; sister: Orva Howell of Clearwater, Fla; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband: Louis Kiszka; parents: Clyde Summerfield and Hallie Summerfield; grandson: Jeremy Worthen and sisters: Mildred Light and Frances Crouch. Compassion Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. on March 6, 2009.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 144, Enumeration District 10-6, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia3

Family

Louis Lawrence Kiszka b. July 11, 1928, d. February 8, 2005
Marriage*Joyce Jean Summerfield married Louis Lawrence Kiszka on August 1, 1947 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,4,7 
Children
  • Teresa Kiszka4,7
  • Lillian J. Kiszka4,7
  • Nina J. Kiszka4,7
  • Norma C. Kiszka4,7

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Kiszka-Summerfield marriage record.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3418] Cibola County Beacon, From the Joyce Jean Kiszka obituary in the Mar 6, 2009 edition.
  5. [S1980] Post Herald and Register, From the Clyde Summerfield obituary in the May 5, 1974 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3418] Cibola County Beacon, From the Louis L. Kiszka obituary in the Feb 11, 2005 edition.

Mildred Blanche Summerfield1,2

F, b. May 26, 1920, d. May 24, 2007
FatherClyde Raymond Summerfield1,3,4,5 b. March 26, 1894, d. May 4, 1974
MotherHallie A. Epperly1,3,4 b. March 10, 1903, d. December 9, 1977
     Her Social Security Number was 235-42-7440.2 Mildred Blanche Summerfield was buried at Lutheran Cemetery, 4566 Pearl Road, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.6 She was born on May 26, 1920 at Cunard, Fayette Co., West Virginia.7,4,2 As of June 2, 1934,her married name was Light.4 She married John Hubbard Light on June 2, 1934 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4 Mildred Blanche Summerfield died on May 24, 2007 at New York at age 86.7,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 523, District 13, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 141, Enumeration District 10-6, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia8

Family

John Hubbard Light b. December 6, 1913, d. November 26, 2003
Marriage*Mildred Blanche Summerfield married John Hubbard Light on June 2, 1934 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  3. [S3418] Cibola County Beacon, From the Joyce Jean Kiszka obituary in the Mar 6, 2009 edition.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Summerfield marriage record.
  5. [S1980] Post Herald and Register, From the Clyde Summerfield obituary in the May 5, 1974 edition.
  6. [S6780] Lutheran Cemetery, Cuyahoga Co., OH, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  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. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Clawson marriage record.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Light-Wilson marriage record.

Jerry Wallace Epperly1,2,3

M, b. January 21, 1933, d. September 5, 2011
FatherErvin Edgar Epperly4,1,5,6,2,3,7 b. December 13, 1909, d. November 26, 1956
MotherMaude Minnie Martin4,1,5,8,6,2,3,7 b. December 2, 1904, d. January 2, 1990
     Jerry Wallace Epperly Jerry Wallace Epperly, age 78, of Oak Hill, WV passed away on Monday, September 5, 2011 at the VAMC in Beckley, WV after a long illness. Born January 21, 1933 at Fayetteville, WV, he was the son of the late Ervin and Maude Minnie Martin Epperly. For many years Jerry was a well known, well liked salesman with Standard Coffee Company. He was former Vice President and Sales Manager at High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill with 36 years service. He was a graduate of Collins High School where he was a member of the Red Devil football team and served his country as a corporal with the US Army during the Korean War. A daughter, Karla Elaine Epperly, one brother, Ervin Epperly, and by a sister, Loretta Legg preceded him in death. Surviving are his wife, Judy Ann Quesenberry Epperly of Oak Hill, his two sons, Jerry Lee Epperly and wife, Maria of Oak Hill, Charles Ervin Epperly of Oak Hill, one step son, Lee Lafferty of Fayetteville, WV, two stepdaughters, Claudia Kania and her husband, Ted of Oak Hill and Paula Reid and husband ,Charles of Charleston, SC, and his father and mother-in-law, Claude and Sylvia Quesenberry of Oak Hill. Also surviving are his ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren in addition to his brother, Larry Epperly and wife, Sharon of Goshen, Indiana, four sisters, Polly McClung and husband, Russell of Fayetteville, Kay Allen and husband, Joe of Oak Hill, Drema McClelland and husband, Wesley of Oak Hill and Wandaleen Shyblosky and husband, Larry of Lebanon, TN, sisters-in-law, Elaine Epperly of Dearborn, MI.and Joyce Cobb and husband, Mike of Oak Hill and by several nieces and nephews. The Epperly family wishes to extend a special thanks to Erma Adams and the hospice nurses at the VA Medical Center in Beckley, to Debbie Dees of the VA and James Blair, a very special friend. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, September 8, 2011 at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill with Pastor Paul Bricker officiating. Entombment will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Oak Hill with military rites conducted by Oak Hill VFW Post #3110 Honor Guard.2 He was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 234-52-0634.9 He married Judy Ann Quesenberry.2,10 Jerry Wallace Epperly was born on January 21, 1933 at Beckwith, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,9,3 He married Shara Lee McGriff on June 5, 1954 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1 Jerry Wallace Epperly died on September 5, 2011 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 78.2,9

Census Records

1940Dwelling 13, District 10-9B, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia7

Family 1

Judy Ann Quesenberry b. July 16, 1944, d. February 28, 2015
Marriage*Jerry Wallace Epperly married Judy Ann Quesenberry.2,10 

Family 2

Shara Lee McGriff
Marriage*Jerry Wallace Epperly married Shara Lee McGriff on June 5, 1954 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Epperly-McGriff marriage record.
  2. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Jerry Wallace Epperly obituary.
  3. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Ervin Edgar Epperly, Jr., obituary in the Oct 3, 2004 edition.
  5. [S798] Register Herald, From the Loretta Ernestine Epperly Legg obituary in the Oct 30, 2007 edition.
  6. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ervin E. Epperly obituary in the Nov 28, 1956 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Maude Minnie Epperly obituary in the Jan 4, 1990 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Judy Ann Quesenberry Epperly obituary.

Loretta Ernestine Epperly1,2,3

F, b. December 30, 1931, d. October 29, 2007
FatherErvin Edgar Epperly1,2,4,5,6,7,3,8 b. December 13, 1909, d. November 26, 1956
MotherMaude Minnie Martin1,2,9,4,5,3,8 b. December 2, 1904, d. January 2, 1990
     Her Social Security Number was 234-48-5733.10 Loretta Ernestine Epperly was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2 Her married name was Legg.2 She and Edward Alton "Tony" Legg were divorced.11 Loretta Ernestine Epperly married Edward Alton "Tony" Legg.2 Loretta Ernestine Epperly was born on December 30, 1931 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,10,3 As of May 11, 1952,her married name was Jones.5 She married Jesse Bratton Jones on May 11, 1952 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,5 Loretta Ernestine Epperly died on October 29, 2007 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co., North Carolina, at age 75.2,10 She OAK HILL — Loretta Ernestine Epperly Legg, 75, of Oak Hill, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Born Dec. 30, 1931, in Beckley, she was the daughter of the late Ervin E. and Maude Martin Epperly. Mrs. Legg was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church and a longtime employee of General Nutrition Corp. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jesse Jones; second husband, Edward Alton Legg; and a brother, Ervin Epperly. Survivors include three children, Dianna Carter of Oak Hill, Penny Edwards of Winston-Salem and Edward Legg Jr. of Winston-Salem; four sisters, Polly McClung and husband, Russell, of Fayetteville, Drema Bowe of Oak Hill, Wandaleen Shyblosky and husband, Larry, of Crossville, Tenn., and Kay Allen and husband, Joe, of Clendenin; and two brothers, Jerry Epperly and wife, Judy, of Oak Hill and Larry Epperly and wife, Sharon, of Goshen, Ind. Also surviving are her six grandchildren, Shawn Carter, Jason Carter, Tiffany Carter, Michael Edwards, Jessica Edwards and Courtney Mabe; and a great-grandchild, Mia Carter. Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with the Rev. Ellen L. File officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. on October 30, 2007.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 13, District 10-9B, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia8

Family 1

Edward Alton "Tony" Legg b. May 6, 1936, d. October 8, 1986
Divorce*Loretta Ernestine Epperly and Edward Alton "Tony" Legg were divorced.11 
Marriage* Loretta Ernestine Epperly married Edward Alton "Tony" Legg.2 
Child
  • Edward Alton Legg Jr.2

Family 2

Jesse Bratton Jones b. March 16, 1921, d. June 11, 1961
Marriage*Loretta Ernestine Epperly married Jesse Bratton Jones on May 11, 1952 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S798] Register Herald, From the Ervin Edgar Epperly, Jr., obituary in the Oct 3, 2004 edition.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Loretta Ernestine Epperly Legg obituary in the Oct 30, 2007 edition.
  3. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ervin E. Epperly obituary in the Nov 28, 1956 edition.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Jones-Epperly marriage record.
  6. [S798] Register Herald, From the Polly Jo Epperly McClung obituary in the May 3, 2019 edition.
  7. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Jerry Wallace Epperly obituary.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Maude Minnie Epperly obituary in the Jan 4, 1990 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Edward Alton Legg obituary in the Oct 10, 1986 edition.
  12. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Dianna Lynn Jones Carter obituary.

Larry Douglas Epperly1,2

M, b. February 17, 1935, d. April 17, 2012
FatherErvin Edgar Epperly3,4,5,6,7,8,2,9 b. December 13, 1909, d. November 26, 1956
MotherMaude Minnie Martin3,4,10,5,7,6,8,2,9 b. December 2, 1904, d. January 2, 1990
     Larry Douglas Epperly Larry Epperly, 77, of Elkhart, died at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Riverside Village. Larry was born February 17, 1935 in Oak Hill, West Virginia to Ervin Edgar and Maude Minnie (Martin) Epperly. Larry married Sharon Dunbar on Dec. 1, 1956. She survives along with a daughter, Dianne (Richard) Pierce of Wayne, MI; a son, Michael (Betty) Epperly of Ada, MI; four siblings, Polly (Russell) McClung of Fayetteville, WV, Wandalene (Larry) Shyblosky of Lebanon, TN, Drema (Wesley) McClanahan of Oak Hill, WV, Kay (Joe) Allen of Fayettville, WV; four grandchildren, Doug Pierce, Joshua, Jacob, Rachel Epperly; and one great-grandchild, Maya Pierce. Larry was preceded in death by two brothers, Ervin Jr. and Jerry Epperly and a sister, Loretta Legg. Larry was a Material Supervisor for Ford, Dearborn, MI for 43 years. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service Friday, April 20, 2012 at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home. There will also be a service at Highlawn Cemetery, Oak Hill, West Virginia at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012.8 He was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8 He was born on February 17, 1935 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.8,2 He married Sharon Dunbar on December 1, 1956.8 Larry Douglas Epperly died on April 17, 2012 at Elkhart, Elkhart Co., Indiana, at age 77.8

Census Records

1940Dwelling 13, District 10-9B, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia9

Family

Sharon Dunbar
Marriage*Larry Douglas Epperly married Sharon Dunbar on December 1, 1956.8 
Children
  • Dianne Epperly8
  • Michael Epperly8

Citations

  1. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  2. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  3. [S798] Register Herald, From the Ervin Edgar Epperly, Jr., obituary in the Oct 3, 2004 edition.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Loretta Ernestine Epperly Legg obituary in the Oct 30, 2007 edition.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ervin E. Epperly obituary in the Nov 28, 1956 edition.
  6. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Jerry Wallace Epperly obituary.
  7. [S798] Register Herald, From the Polly Jo Epperly McClung obituary in the May 3, 2019 edition.
  8. [S8868] Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home, online www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com, From the Larry Epperley death certificate.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Maude Minnie Epperly obituary in the Jan 4, 1990 edition.

Ervin Edgar Epperly Jr.1,2

M, b. May 1, 1936, d. September 24, 2004
FatherErvin Edgar Epperly1,3,4,5,6,2,7 b. December 13, 1909, d. November 26, 1956
MotherMaude Minnie Martin1,3,8,4,5,6,2,7 b. December 2, 1904, d. January 2, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 375-38-7173.9 Ervin Edgar Epperly Jr. was buried at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West, Westland, Wayne Co., Michigan.1 He married Rubye Elaine Markin.10 Ervin Edgar Epperly Jr. was born on May 1, 1936 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia.9,1,2 He died on September 24, 2004 at Michigan at age 68.1,9 He DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. - Ervin Edgar Epperly Jr., 68, passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, after a long illness. Born May 1, 1936, in Fayetteville, he was the son of the late Ervin E. Epperly Sr. and Maude Martin Epperly. Ervin was a graduate of Collins High School, Class of 1956, was retired from Ford Motor Co. of Michigan after 40 years and was a member of the Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Elaine Epperly; three children, Teresea Stanfill and her husband, Dave, of Dearborn Heights, Tim Epperly and his wife, Molly, and Curtis Epperly and his wife, Tonya; two grandchildren, Rachel and Donnie Stanfill; brothers, Jerry W. Epperly and his wife, Judy, of Oak Hill and Larry D. Epperly and his wife, Sharon, of Goshen, Ind; sisters, Polly Jo McClung and her husband, Russell, of Rock Creek, Ohio, Loretta E. Legg of Oak Hill, Drema Bowe and her husband, Harold, of Oak Hill, Wandalene Shyblosky and her husband, Larry, of Crossville, Tenn., and Kay Allen and her husband, Joe, of Clendenin. Service was 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, at Voran Funeral Home, Dearborn, Mich. Burial followed in Cadillac Memorial Gardens, Westland, Mich., with the Rev. Steve Van Fossen officiating. Submitted by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.
on October 3, 2004.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 13, District 10-9B, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia7

Family

Rubye Elaine Markin
Marriage*Ervin Edgar Epperly Jr. married Rubye Elaine Markin.10 
Children
  • Teresea Epperly1
  • Tim Epperly1
  • Curtis Epperly1

Citations

  1. [S798] Register Herald, From the Ervin Edgar Epperly, Jr., obituary in the Oct 3, 2004 edition.
  2. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  3. [S798] Register Herald, From the Loretta Ernestine Epperly Legg obituary in the Oct 30, 2007 edition.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Ervin E. Epperly obituary in the Nov 28, 1956 edition.
  5. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Jerry Wallace Epperly obituary.
  6. [S798] Register Herald, From the Polly Jo Epperly McClung obituary in the May 3, 2019 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Maude Minnie Epperly obituary in the Jan 4, 1990 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/

Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
FatherSamuel A. McNeil2,1,4,5,6 b. September, 1832, d. 1915
MotherSarah E. Poff2,1,4,5,6 b. circa April, 1850, d. 1900
     Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,6 He married Jennie Yates.3 Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil was born on December 10, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,2,5,6 He married Mellie C. Epperly, daughter of William Daniel Epperly and Rosa Jane Jennings, on December 18, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil died on December 21, 1949 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 73.7,5,6

Census Records

1880Dwelling 414, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 277, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 152, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 126, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 25, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1900Day laborer9
1910Coal miner10
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Farm laborer13

Family 1

Mellie C. Epperly b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
Marriage*Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil married Mellie C. Epperly, daughter of William Daniel Epperly and Rosa Jane Jennings, on December 18, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children

Family 2

Jennie Yates b. March 28, 1907, d. March 25, 1995
Marriage*Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil married Jennie Yates.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jennie Yates McNeil obituary in the Mar 26, 1995 edition.
  4. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  5. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S1703] W. W. Likens and Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 24, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1949 - Jul 1953.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roenie Alderman obituary in the Feb 10, 2001 edition.
  16. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Samuel A. McNeil1,2,3

M, b. September, 1832, d. 1915
FatherJacob McNeil Jr.1,2,3 b. July 4, 1797, d. July 4, 1872
MotherElizabeth "Betty" Auldridge1,2,3 b. circa 1800
     Samuel A. McNeil was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Griffith Creek Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born in September, 1832 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 He married Sarah E. Poff, daughter of William Poff and Nancy Ann Underwood, on December 23, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Samuel A. McNeil died in 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 340, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 414, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1900Dwelling 277, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his son Thomas4

Occupation

1870Farm laborer5
1880Farmer6
1890Farmer7
1900Day laborer4

Family

Sarah E. Poff b. circa April, 1850, d. 1900
Marriage*Samuel A. McNeil married Sarah E. Poff, daughter of William Poff and Nancy Ann Underwood, on December 23, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1733] McNeil Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafloyd/McNeilCemetery.html
  3. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1702] Virginia Butt, Records of Death - Book 23, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1949 - Nov 4, 1951.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Johnson-McNeil marriage record.
  13. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Nancy Elizabeth Johnson obituary in the Dec 27, 1976 edition.

Sarah E. Poff1,2

F, b. circa April, 1850, d. 1900
FatherWilliam Poff1,3,2,4 b. circa 1815, d. November 3, 1870
MotherNancy Ann Underwood1,3,2,4 b. circa 1813, d. December 9, 1882
     Sarah E. Poff was buried at McNeil Cemetery, Griffith Creek Road, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born circa April, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Samuel A. McNeil, son of Jacob McNeil Jr. and Elizabeth "Betty" Auldridge, on December 23, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 As of December 23, 1869,her married name was McNeil. Sarah E. Poff died in 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1075, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 356, South Western District, Franklin Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 340, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 414, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Samuel A. McNeil b. September, 1832, d. 1915
Marriage*Sarah E. Poff married Samuel A. McNeil, son of Jacob McNeil Jr. and Elizabeth "Betty" Auldridge, on December 23, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1733] McNeil Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vafloyd/McNeilCemetery.html
  5. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1702] Virginia Butt, Records of Death - Book 23, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1949 - Nov 4, 1951.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  13. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Nancy Elizabeth Johnson obituary in the Dec 27, 1976 edition.

Roxie Elizabeth McNeil1,2,3

F, b. December 24, 1899, d. December 24, 1958
FatherThomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil2,1,4,5 b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
MotherMellie C. Epperly1,2,4,5 b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
     Roxie Elizabeth McNeil was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She was born on December 24, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The Floyd Co. Cemetery book has a birth date of Dec 24, 1900, however in the 1900 Census Roxie was enumerated as being born in Dec, 1899.6,2,1 She married Swanson Thomas Jones, son of Jacob B. Lawrence and Alice Jones, on May 11, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 As of May 11, 1920,her married name was Jones. Roxie Elizabeth McNeil died on December 24, 1958 at age 59.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 277, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 152, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia4
1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 28, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 26, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Swanson Thomas Jones b. February 3, 1895, d. August 28, 1975
Marriage*Roxie Elizabeth McNeil married Swanson Thomas Jones, son of Jacob B. Lawrence and Alice Jones, on May 11, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1692] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 12, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Oct 20, 1922 - Apr 31, 1925.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Delano Jones obituary in the Apr 16, 2013 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ivan Leslie Jones obituary in the Jan 20, 1997 edition.
  11. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  12. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Arnold Lee Jones death certificate.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Swanson T. Jones obituary in the Sep 4, 1975 edition.
  16. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Elsie Sarah McNeil1

F, b. November 11, 1906, d. March 29, 1980
FatherThomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil2,3,1 b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
MotherMellie C. Epperly2,3,1 b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
     Her Social Security Number was 225-22-3203.4 Elsie Sarah McNeil was buried at Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 She married Samuel Quinton Akers.6,1 Her married name was Akers. Elsie Sarah McNeil was born on November 11, 1906 at Hines, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia.4,1 She died on March 29, 1980 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.4,1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 152, District 15, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia2
1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 139, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Family

Samuel Quinton Akers b. April 30, 1898, d. June 29, 1975
Marriage*Elsie Sarah McNeil married Samuel Quinton Akers.6,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S390] Ruth G. Hale, Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  6. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S1696] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 17, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Feb 11, 1933 - Oct 26, 1936.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Gordon J. Alderman1,2,3

M, b. April 9, 1916, d. June 15, 1981
FatherTom Alderman2,4
MotherViola Flinchum2,4
     Gordon J. Alderman was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 226-16-5813.5 He was born on April 9, 1916 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,5 He married Roenie McNeil, daughter of Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil and Mellie C. Epperly, on May 29, 1937 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 Gordon J. Alderman died on June 15, 1981 at age 65.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 45, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1940Farm laborer4

Family

Roenie McNeil b. June 22, 1918, d. February 9, 2001
Marriage*Gordon J. Alderman married Roenie McNeil, daughter of Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil and Mellie C. Epperly, on May 29, 1937 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roenie Alderman obituary in the Feb 10, 2001 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Mathia McNeil1,2

F, b. March 4, 1911, d. September 27, 2000
FatherThomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil2,3,4 b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
MotherMellie C. Epperly4,3 b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
     Mathia McNeil was buried at Den Hill Road Cemetery, Mount Calvery Baptist Church, Rt. 641 west of Shawsville, about 3/4 mile from Rt. 11, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 She was born on March 4, 1911 at Gatewood, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1 As of circa 1928,her married name was Thomas.4 She married Ezra C. Thomas circa 1928.5,1,4 Mathia McNeil died on September 27, 2000 at Virginia at age 89.1 She THOMAS, Mathia McNeil, 89, of Shawsville, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2000. She was the beloved wife of the late, Ezra C. Thomas. She was born March 4, 1911 in Gatewood, W.Va. Mrs. Thomas was predeceased by one son, Calvin F. Thomas, sisters, Stella Dove, Roxie Jones, Edith Argabright and Elsie Akers and brother, Lynn McNeil. She is survived by a daughter, Loretta Eisenbeiss of Hyattsville, Md; sons, Jabe Thomas and wife, Betty of Christiansburg, Va., Arcel Thomas, now of the home; precious grandchildren, Ronnie Thomas, Keith Thomas, Dawn and Gary Eisenbeiss; beloved sisters, Velvie Williams, Roenie Alderman; and brother, James McNeil. Special thank you to her daughter-in-law, Betty who helped to care for her during her illness. Friends may call after 2 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2000 at the Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church on Alleghany Springs Road. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the church on Saturday, September 30, 2000 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Richard Kingrea and Rev. Johnny Smith officiating. Guest speaker will be Rev. Wesley K. Russ of Maranatha Fellowship in College Park, Maryland. Interment to follow in Den Hill Cemetery. Arrangements by Grant E. Bryant Funeral Home, Elliston. on September 29, 2000.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 126, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 33, District 61-4, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Family

Ezra C. Thomas b. April 15, 1909, d. December 6, 1956
Marriage*Mathia McNeil married Ezra C. Thomas circa 1928.5,1,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mathia McNeil Thomas obituary in the Sep 29, 2000 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jennie Yates McNeil obituary in the Mar 26, 1995 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S228] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Den Hill Road Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Albert S. Finn1,2

M, b. August 22, 1920, d. April 30, 1972
     Albert S. Finn was buried at Beth El Memorial Park Cemetery, 28120 6 Mile Road, Livonia, Wayne Co., Michigan.2 His Social Security Number was 498-09-0101.3 He was born on August 22, 1920 at St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri.3,1,2 He married Shirley Ruth Lastar, daughter of Eugene Hyman Lastar and Bess "Bessie" Knoppow, on October 20, 1945 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1 Albert S. Finn died on April 30, 1972 at Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, at age 51.4,2 He Curt Mitchell and Albert Finn of Detroit were killed Sunday as their light plane crashed at Amarillo shortly after takeoff, disintegrating on impact. on May 1, 1972.4

Family

Shirley Ruth Lastar
Marriage*He married Shirley Ruth Lastar, daughter of Eugene Hyman Lastar and Bess "Bessie" Knoppow, on October 20, 1945 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan.1 
Children
  • Robert Bernard Finn1
  • Patricia Sue Finn1
  • Steven Michael Finn1

Citations

  1. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  2. [S6435] Beth El Memorial Park Cemetery, Wayne Co., MI, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S2176] Mexia Daily News, The, From the Albert Finn death article in the May 1, 1972 edition.

Stella May McNeil1

F, b. February 17, 1913, d. February 9, 1951
FatherThomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil2,3,1 b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
MotherMellie C. Epperly2,3,1 b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
     Stella May McNeil was buried at Den Hill Road Cemetery, Mount Calvery Baptist Church, Rt. 641 west of Shawsville, about 3/4 mile from Rt. 11, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She was born on February 17, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of circa 1929,her married name was Dove.3 She married Emmett Ellett "Emitt" Dove on November 11, 1929 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,5 Stella May McNeil and Emmett Ellett "Emitt" Dove were divorced on April 15, 1949 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 Stella May McNeil died on February 9, 1951 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 37.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 126, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 157, District 61-2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Family

Emmett Ellett "Emitt" Dove b. February 26, 1912, d. February 26, 1988
Marriage*Stella May McNeil married Emmett Ellett "Emitt" Dove on November 11, 1929 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,5 
Divorce* Stella May McNeil and Emmett Ellett "Emitt" Dove were divorced on April 15, 1949 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1703] W. W. Likens and Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 24, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1949 - Jul 1953.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  5. [S228] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Den Hill Road Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S4514] McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg, VA, online http://www.mccoyfuneralhome.com, From the Harley Quentin Dove, Sr. obituary.

Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil1,2,3

F, b. February 17, 1916, d. May 29, 2001
FatherThomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil4,1,5,6,3 b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
MotherMellie C. Epperly4,5,6,3 b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
     Her Social Security Number was 230-16-7524.7 Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil was buried at Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,8 She married William Ivor Poff, son of Noah Flemon Poff and Carrie Etta McNeil.2,9 Her married name was Poff. Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil was born on February 17, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3 As of November 30, 1954,her married name was Williams.3 She married Nathan Monroe Williams on November 30, 1954 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 As of May 10, 1987,her married name was Graham.3 Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil married Henry John Graham on May 10, 1987 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil died on May 29, 2001 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 85.7,10 She GRAHAM, Velvia Williams, 85, of Christiansburg, passed away and has gone home to be with her Jesus. Mrs. Graham was a faithful member of the Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church for over 60 years. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ivan Poff, second husband, Nathan Williams and one daughter, Josephine Poff. She is survived by her husband, Henry John Graham; children, Hazel and Bob Wickline of Christiansburg, Irvin and Martha Poff of Salem, Lynwood and Norma Poff of Atlanta, Ga., Paul and Kathy Poff of Blacksburg, Juanita "Dot" and Billy Shepherd of Salem; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-nine great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, James McNeil of Floyd; brother and sisters-in-law, Albert and Roxie Williams and Margaret Williams. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2001 at the Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2001 at the church, with the Rev. Mike Spence, the Rev. Rick Collins and the Rev. Garry Shepherd officiating. Interment will follow in Congregational Holiness Cemetery in Shawsville. The family would like to express their appreciation to the New River Valley Medical Center for the care given Mrs. Graham and also to the many kind prayers, thoughts and concerns given during her illness. The family would also like to request in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to Shawsville Rescue Squad, Box 14, Shawsville, Va. 24162 or to the Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service. on May 31, 2001.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 126, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 158, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia11

Family 1

William Ivor Poff b. December 27, 1914, d. August 13, 1952
Marriage*Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil married William Ivor Poff, son of Noah Flemon Poff and Carrie Etta McNeil.2,9 
Children

Family 2

Nathan Monroe Williams b. March 29, 1908, d. August 4, 1976
Marriage*Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil married Nathan Monroe Williams on November 30, 1954 at Cambria, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 

Family 3

Henry John Graham b. October 3, 1912, d. March 13, 2003
Marriage*Velvia Reby "Velvie" McNeil married Henry John Graham on May 10, 1987 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jennie Yates McNeil obituary in the Mar 26, 1995 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velvia Williams Graham obitutary in the May 31, 2001 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roenie Alderman obituary in the Feb 10, 2001 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S390] Ruth G. Hale, Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  9. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irvin Lee Poff obituary in the Jun 10, 2012 edition.
  13. [S1698] Unknown compiler, Records of Death - Book 19, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Dec 5, 1936 - Oct 21, 1944.

Roenie McNeil1,2,3

F, b. June 22, 1918, d. February 9, 2001
FatherThomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil1,2,3,4,5 b. December 10, 1876, d. December 21, 1949
MotherMellie C. Epperly1,2,4,5 b. September 16, 1879, d. February 11, 1933
     Roenie McNeil was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Her Social Security Number was 231-32-5072.6 She was born on June 22, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She married Gordon J. Alderman, son of Tom Alderman and Viola Flinchum, on May 29, 1937 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 As of May 29, 1937,her married name was Alderman. Roenie McNeil died on February 9, 2001 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 82.2,6 She ALDERMAN, Roenie M., 82, of Pilot, passed away Friday, February 9, 2001, in Montgomery Regional Hospital. The daughter of the late Bebe and Nellie McNeil, she was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Jeanie McNeil; her husband, Gordon J. Alderman; a daughter, Marilynn Marie Alderman; and grandchildren, Larry and Belinda Edwards. She is survived by children, Doris Doyle, Roanoke, Clayton Alderman and wife, Goldie, Rachel Hale, Barbara Altizer and husband, Guy, Helen O'Dell and husband, Charles, Herman Alderman and wife, Alfadean, all of Pilot, Christine Linkous and husband, Junior, Blacksburg, Darlene Worrell and husband, Mike, Christiansburg, Daniel Alderman and wife, Kathy, David Alderman and wife, Teresa, all of Pilot; a sister, Velva Graham, Christiansburg; a brother, James McNeil, Floyd; 23 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2001, at the Abundant Life Fellowship in Pilot, conducted by the Rev. Leon Alley, the Rev. Larry Meadows, the Rev. Mike Spence, and the Rev. Steve Brown. Interment will follow in the Huffville Cemetery. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Arthritis Foundation-Virginia Chapter, P.O. Box 4593, Roanoke, VA 24015. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Horne Funeral Service in Christiansburg. on February 10, 2001.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 109, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 126, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 45, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Family

Gordon J. Alderman b. April 9, 1916, d. June 15, 1981
Marriage*Roenie McNeil married Gordon J. Alderman, son of Tom Alderman and Viola Flinchum, on May 29, 1937 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roenie Alderman obituary in the Feb 10, 2001 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jennie Yates McNeil obituary in the Mar 26, 1995 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Nellie Mae Wimmer1

F, b. February 28, 1896, d. August 23, 1998
FatherHosea Allen Wimmer1,2,3 b. September, 1863, d. June 15, 1916
MotherMartha Agnes Weaver1,2,3 b. April 25, 1862, d. March 17, 1951
     Nellie Mae Wimmer was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 231-24-8148.5 She was born on February 28, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 She married John Brainard Epperly, son of William Daniel Epperly and Rosa Jane Jennings, circa 1914 at Virginia.4,6,7 As of circa 1914,her married name was Epperly. Nellie Mae Wimmer married William Brethard Vest Sr., son of Andrew Pierce "Andy" Vest and Octavia Ellen Vest, on August 24, 1963 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4,8 As of August 24, 1963,her married name was Vest. Nellie Mae Wimmer died on August 23, 1998 at Virginia at age 102.4,5 She VEST, Nellie W. Epperly, 102, of Pilot, died Sunday, August 23, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Brainard Epperly and Bretherd Vest. She is survived by her daughter, Mabel Wimmer of Pilot; two grandchildren, Nancy and husband, Junior Conner, Danny and wife, Betsy Wimmer, all of Salem; four great-grandchildren, Teresa and husband, Jeffery Gallagher of Salem, Crystal and husband, Nathaniel Gravely of Roanoke, Angel and Jake Wimmer of Salem; four great-great-grandchildren, Blake and Bradley Gallagher, Justin and Makala Gravely. Also surviving are stepchildren, Warren and wife, Blondine Vest of Pilot, Wilford and wife, Erma Jean Vest of Check, Clinton and wife, Catherine Vest of Floyd, Alvin and wife, Mae Vest of Copper Hill, Evelyn and husband, Raymond King of Christiansburg; two stepdaughters-in-law, Olean Vest and Dolly Vest, both of Pilot; 17 step-grandchildren and 23 stepgreat-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Havens Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Lane Spigener, Pastor Russ Wimmer and Elder Junior Conner officiating, with interment in Huffville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Huffville Cemetery, c/o Ray Wimmer, 313 Circle Dr., Christiansburg, Va. 24079. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on August 25, 1998.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 152, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1910Dwelling 35, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 105, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1930Dwelling 2, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family 1

John Brainard Epperly b. December, 1887, d. 1960
Marriage*Nellie Mae Wimmer married John Brainard Epperly, son of William Daniel Epperly and Rosa Jane Jennings, circa 1914 at Virginia.4,6,7 
Children

Family 2

William Brethard Vest Sr. b. September 22, 1897, d. November 20, 1971
Marriage*Nellie Mae Wimmer married William Brethard Vest Sr., son of Andrew Pierce "Andy" Vest and Octavia Ellen Vest, on August 24, 1963 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4,8 

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nellie W. Epperly Vest obituary in the Aug 25, 1998 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S293] Descendants of (Hans) Jacob (Eberle) Epperly, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/j/e/n/Charles-K-Jennings/
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel Epperly Wimmer obituary in the Sep 13, 2014 edition.