Donna Jean Hope1

F, b. circa 1946, d. April 5, 1991
     Donna Jean Hope married Michael Wayne Sink, son of Clement J. P. Sink and Barbara Jean Underwood.1 Donna Jean Hope was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 Her married name was Sink. She was born circa 1946.1 She died on April 5, 1991.1 She Mrs. Donna Jean Sink, age 45, of Roanoke, died Friday, April 5, 1991. She was a devoted wife and mother and a member of Our Lady of Nazareth Catholic Church. Surviving are her husband, Michael Wayne Sink; two sons, John David Calhoun, Roanoke; Michael Wayne Sink Jr., Roanoke; one daughter, Angela Calhoun Justice, Roanoke; grandchildren MaDonna Regina Justice and Faith Elizabeth Justice; parents, Dave and Elizabeth Hope, Roanoke; her brother, David Hope Jr., Roanoke; and an aunt, Verna Mae Mitchell, Roanoke. A Vigil Service will be held at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel 7:00 p.m. Sunday with the Funeral Liturgy being held at Our Lady of Nazareth Catholic Church at 10:00 a.m. Monday with the Rev. Kenneth G. Stofft officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel. on April 7, 1991.1

Family

Michael Wayne Sink
Marriage*She married Michael Wayne Sink, son of Clement J. P. Sink and Barbara Jean Underwood.1 
Child
  • Michael Wayne Sink Jr.1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Donna Jean Sink obituary in the Apr 7, 1991 edition.
  2. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."

Abraham J. "Abe" Knoppow1,2,3,4

M, b. October 16, 1906, d. May 10, 1970
FatherSimon "Shimon" Knoppow5,2,4 b. June 14, 1876, d. April 3, 1955
MotherChernia "Jennie" Suknow5,2,4 b. February 15, 1881, d. September 6, 1945
     His Social Security Number was 382-20-4084.6 Abraham J. "Abe" Knoppow was buried at Congregation Beth Tefilo Cemetery, 21905 Woodward Avenue, Ferndale, Oakland Co., Michigan.3 He was born on October 16, 1906 at Kozeletz, Russia.7,6,4 He married Lillian Rae Shapiro on January 1, 1933.1 Abraham J. "Abe" Knoppow died on May 10, 1970 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, at age 63.1,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 21, District 216, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan5
1940Dwelling 93, District 84-363, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan2

Occupation

1930Tailor5
1940Paint shop assistant2

Family

Lillian Rae Shapiro b. July 16, 1907, d. December 23, 1996
Marriage*Abraham J. "Abe" Knoppow married Lillian Rae Shapiro on January 1, 1933.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S6434] Congregation Beth Tefilo Cemetery, Oakland Co., MI, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S6433] Chicago, Illinois National Archives at Chicago, Michigan, Federal Naturalization Records, 1887-1931.
  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. [S1759] Unknown compiler, U.S. Naturalization Records Indexes, 1794-1995.
  8. [S10055] Hebrew Memorial Chapel, online www.hebrewmemorial.org, From the Karen Knoppow obituary.

Lillian Rae Shapiro1,2

F, b. July 16, 1907, d. December 23, 1996
     Her Social Security Number was 383-48-6789.3 Lillian Rae Shapiro was born on July 16, 1907 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.3,4,2 She married Abraham J. "Abe" Knoppow, son of Simon "Shimon" Knoppow and Chernia "Jennie" Suknow, on January 1, 1933.1 As of January 1, 1933,her married name was Knoppow. Lillian Rae Shapiro died on December 23, 1996 at Oak Park, Oakland Co., Michigan, at age 89.3,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 93, District 84-363, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan5

Family

Abraham J. "Abe" Knoppow b. October 16, 1906, d. May 10, 1970
Marriage*Lillian Rae Shapiro married Abraham J. "Abe" Knoppow, son of Simon "Shimon" Knoppow and Chernia "Jennie" Suknow, on January 1, 1933.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S560] Joan Glanz Rimmon, "Knoppow Family Researcher Joan Glanz Rimmon," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 17, 2004.
  2. [S5437] Springfield Illinois Department of Public Health. Division of Vital Records, Cook County, Illinois, Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S918] Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records, Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S10055] Hebrew Memorial Chapel, online www.hebrewmemorial.org, From the Karen Knoppow obituary.

Paul Robert White Sr.1,2,3,4

M, b. December 8, 1927, d. October 18, 2018
     Paul Robert White Sr. was buried at Boones Creek Brethren Cemetery, Jonesboro, Maury Co., Tennessee.3 He was born on December 8, 1927 at Jonesboro, Maury Co., Tennessee.1,2,3 He married Geneva Ardell Conner, daughter of Guy Banks Conner and Alabama Doris "Allie" Holland, on April 25, 1987 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,2,4 Paul Robert White Sr. died on October 18, 2018 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 90.3 He Paul Robert White Sr., 90, of Roanoke, Va., died on Thursday, October 18, 2018. He was born on December 8, 1927, in Jonesboro, Tenn., the son of the late Robert and Effie Miller White. Paul was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Lee Beam, who died in 1985; his son-in-law, Kirby Leland; and stepdaughter, Susan Childress. He is survived by his second wife of 31 years, Geneva Bell White; and his children, Carol White Leland and Paul Robert White Jr. (Judi Miller); four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and many other extended family members. Paul was baptized into the Christian faith on April 5, 1939, at the First Church of the Brethren in Johnson City, Tenn. He was licensed there on March 11, 1945 and ordained there on September 8, 1946. Brother White was advanced to the eldership by the Southern District of Virginia (now Virlina District) on September 8, 1957 at the Fraternity Church of the Brethren near Winston-Salem, N.C. Of our three remaining elders, he was the only one remaining who was advanced in this district. Paul graduated from East Tennessee State College (now ETSU) in 1949 and from Bethany Biblical Seminary (now Bethany Theological Seminary) in 1952. Full-time pastorates served included, French Broad (Southeastern District) from 1952-54, Fraternity from 1954-58, Roanoke, Ninth Street from 1958-67, Somerset (Western PA) from 1967-76, Akron Springfield (No. Ohio District) from 1976-86 and Staunton (Shenandoah District) from 1986-1992. In retirement, Paul served on a part-time basis from 1993-98 as pastor of the Trinity Church in Virlina. He also served as interim at Bethlehem, Rocky Mount-First, Saunders Grove and Vinton before concluding his active ministry in 2009. A Memorial Service will be conducted at the Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, 2138 McVitty Road, SW, Roanoke, Va., at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. There will be a time of visitation both prior to and after the service. A private interment will take place at the Boones Creek Brethren Cemetery in Johnson City, Tenn. at a later date. Memorials can be made to Camp Bethel, 328 Bethel Road, Fincastle, VA 24090. on October 21, 2018.3

Family

Geneva Ardell Conner b. October 7, 1928, d. August 21, 2019
Marriage*He married Geneva Ardell Conner, daughter of Guy Banks Conner and Alabama Doris "Allie" Holland, on April 25, 1987 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,2,4 

Citations

  1. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Robert White, Sr. obituary in the Oct 21, 2018 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Geneva Conner Bell White obituary in the Aug 23, 2019 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Almeta Thompson obituary in the Feb 17, 2010 edition.

Carley Romulus "Carl" Bell

M, b. October 21, 1898, d. January 1, 1945
FatherBenjamin Lewis Bell1 b. March 17, 1840, d. March 27, 1902
MotherMary Jane Allman/Allmond1 b. January 6, 1859, d. December 11, 1938
     Carley Romulus "Carl" Bell was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on October 21, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Lou Emma "Luemmie" Stump, daughter of James Thomas Stump and Nancy Frances Ferris, on November 17, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Carley Romulus "Carl" Bell died on January 1, 1945 at age 46.

Family

Lou Emma "Luemmie" Stump b. March 30, 1896, d. November 3, 1981
Marriage*He married Lou Emma "Luemmie" Stump, daughter of James Thomas Stump and Nancy Frances Ferris, on November 17, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lou Emma "Luemmie" Stump

F, b. March 30, 1896, d. November 3, 1981
FatherJames Thomas Stump1 b. October 10, 1863, d. May 31, 1905
MotherNancy Frances Ferris1 b. March 20, 1867, d. December 8, 1949
     Her Social Security Number was 226-50-5795.2 Lou Emma "Luemmie" Stump was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on March 30, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,1 She married Carley Romulus "Carl" Bell, son of Benjamin Lewis Bell and Mary Jane Allman/Allmond, on November 17, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of November 17, 1915,her married name was Bell. Lou Emma "Luemmie" Stump died on November 3, 1981 at age 85.

Family

Carley Romulus "Carl" Bell b. October 21, 1898, d. January 1, 1945
Marriage*She married Carley Romulus "Carl" Bell, son of Benjamin Lewis Bell and Mary Jane Allman/Allmond, on November 17, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S1164] Geneva Conner Bell White, "In Memory of the Family of Jacob Valentine Conner and Mary Elizabeth Hill Conner."
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.