Rev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb1,2,3

M, b. March 16, 1911, d. April 20, 1986
     His Social Security Number was 227-03-3371.4 Rev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb was born on March 16, 1911 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4,2,3 He married Lucy Perdine Aldridge, daughter of John Henry Anderson Aldridge and Mahala Ann "Sis" Conner, on November 1, 1928 at Martinsville, Virginia.5,2,6,3 Rev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb died on April 20, 1986 at Virginia at age 75.4,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 246, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 142, District 34-18A, Snow Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1930Farm laborer7
1940Furniture factory bed maker8

Family

Lucy Perdine Aldridge b. February 16, 1913, d. May 19, 2004
Marriage*Rev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb married Lucy Perdine Aldridge, daughter of John Henry Anderson Aldridge and Mahala Ann "Sis" Conner, on November 1, 1928 at Martinsville, Virginia.5,2,6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Melvin Holcomb obituary in the Jul 3, 1994 edition.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S3752] Roselawn Burial Park , Martinsville, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, Fom the Lucy Aldridge Holcomb obituary in the May 21, 2004 edition.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glennis E. Holcomb, Sr. obituary in the Nov 24, 2007 edition.

John Melvin Holcomb1,2,3

M, b. September 11, 1932, d. July 2, 1994
FatherRev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb4,1,2,3,5 b. March 16, 1911, d. April 20, 1986
MotherLucy Perdine Aldridge4,1,2,3,5 b. February 16, 1913, d. May 19, 2004
     His Social Security Number was 228-38-7737.6 John Melvin Holcomb was buried at Henry Memorial Park, Bassett, Henry Co., Virginia.1 He married Nancy Unknown.1 John Melvin Holcomb was born on September 11, 1932 at Virginia.6,2 He died on July 2, 1994 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 61.6,1 He HOLCOMB, John Melvin, 61, of Route 3, Bassett, died Saturday, July 2, 1994, in a Roanoke Hospital. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, serving from 1953 to 1955. Mr. Holcomb trained at Remington Rand in Washington, D.C. and was self-employed in office equipment repairs for 32 years, having owned and operated Holcombs Typewriters Service, H & H. Market. He was a member of the Fork Mountain Vol. Fire Department, the Fork Mountain Vol. Rescue Squad and the Martinsville-Henry Co. Music Association. Mr. Holcomb was preceded in death by his father, Reverend M. K. Holcomb and is survived by his wife, Nancy K. Holcomb; one daughter, Katherine Holcomb of Fork Mountain; his mother, Lucy A. Holcomb, Bassett; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Freeda and Randolph Brown, Carmel and Jim Powell all of Rocky Mount; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Glennis and Shirley Holcomb, Bassett, Wayne and Sherry Holcomb, Bassett, D. L. and Bobbie Holcomb, Rocky Mount; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted at Flora Funeral Chapel 2 p.m Monday. Interment will follow in Henry Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest that donations be made to the Fork Mountain Vol. Fire Department, Route 2, Rocky Mount, Va. 24151 or Fork Mountain Vol. Rescue Squad, Route 3, Box 433, Bassett, Va. 24055. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service, 342 S. Main St., Rocky Mount. on July 3, 2004.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 142, District 34-18A, Snow Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia5

Family

Nancy Unknown
Marriage*John Melvin Holcomb married Nancy Unknown.1 
Child
  • Katherine Holcomb1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Melvin Holcomb obituary in the Jul 3, 1994 edition.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glennis E. Holcomb, Sr. obituary in the Nov 24, 2007 edition.
  4. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, Fom the Lucy Aldridge Holcomb obituary in the May 21, 2004 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Glennis Elmer Holcomb Sr.1,2

M, b. January 7, 1937, d. November 22, 2007
FatherRev. Melvin Kermit Holcomb3,4,1,2,5 b. March 16, 1911, d. April 20, 1986
MotherLucy Perdine Aldridge3,4,1,2,5 b. February 16, 1913, d. May 19, 2004
     His Social Security Number was 223-44-9502.6 Glennis Elmer Holcomb Sr. was buried at Henry Memorial Park, Bassett, Henry Co., Virginia.2 He was born on January 7, 1937 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2,6 He married Shirley Hardy circa 1957.2 Glennis Elmer Holcomb Sr. died on November 22, 2007 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 70.2,6 He Glennis E. Holcomb, Sr., 70, of Bassett, passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 22, 2007 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke. Born on January 7, 1937 in Franklin County, the son of the late Kermit Holcomb and the late Lucy Aldridge Holcomb. Also preceded in death by brother, John Melvin Holcomb. Mr. Holcomb was a member of Fork Mountain United Methodist Church. Glennis was a semi-retired, self employed carpenter who had such unique carpentry and building skills, that many friends, neighbors, and relatives always requested his services to complete jobs. He loved to go fishing at SML and enjoyed riding his golf cart at Waterfront Park. He was an avid Nascar fan and will always be remembered as a quiet, independent man with a big heart who was very caring and giving. "Pappy" was a great carpenter who was taken too early from this life but is now the foreman for the Master Carpenter. Surviving is his loving wife and best friend of 50 years, Shirley Hardy Holcomb; one son, Glennis Holcomb, Jr. of Bassett; one daughter, Cheryl Holcomb of Roanoke; and a special "granddaughter" and loving four legged companion Abby. Also surviving are two brothers and sisters in law, Wayne and Sherry Holcomb of Rocky Mount and Douglas (D.L.) and Bobbie Holcomb of Boones Mill; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Freeda Brown and Randolph Brown of Rocky Mount and Carmel Powell and Jim Powell of Rocky Mount; and sister-inlaw, Nancy K. Holcomb of Bassett; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2007 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the South Chapel of Bassett Funeral Service. Graveside services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. at Henry Memorial Park with the Rev. Bob Sowder officiating. Bassett Funeral Service in Bassett is serving the Holcomb family. on November 24, 2007.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 142, District 34-18A, Snow Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia5

Family

Shirley Hardy
Marriage*Glennis Elmer Holcomb Sr. married Shirley Hardy circa 1957.2 
Children
  • Glennis Elmer Holcomb Jr.2
  • Cheryl Holcomb2

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glennis E. Holcomb, Sr. obituary in the Nov 24, 2007 edition.
  3. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, Fom the Lucy Aldridge Holcomb obituary in the May 21, 2004 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Melvin Holcomb obituary in the Jul 3, 1994 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Caron Aquilla Boswell1,2

F, b. December 17, 1841, d. March 25, 1920
FatherMark Malera Boswell3,1
MotherJane Forest Moore3,1
     Caron Aquilla Boswell was buried at Yeatts Family Cemetery, on a hill in a pasture, near the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mayberry, Patrick Co., Virginia.4,1,5 She was born on December 17, 1841 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3,1 She married Henry Faison Yates, son of John Yeardley Yates and Elizabeth Feline Lipford, on October 14, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,2 As of October 14, 1858,her married name was Yates. Caron Aquilla Boswell died on March 25, 1920 at Dan River, Patrick Co., Virginia, at age 78.4,1

Census Records

1860Dwelling 493, South District, Patrick Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 635, Mayo Township, Patrick Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 240, District 161, Smith River, Patrick Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 169, District 58, Dan River, Patrick Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son John9
1910Dwelling 108, District 74, Dan River, Patrick Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son John10
1920Dwelling 6, District 125, Dan River, Patrick Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son John11

Family 1

Henry Faison Yates b. November 3, 1836, d. April, 1870
Marriage*Caron Aquilla Boswell married Henry Faison Yates, son of John Yeardley Yates and Elizabeth Feline Lipford, on October 14, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4,2 
Children

Family 2

Child

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S7187] Aaron McAlexander, The Last One Leaving Mayberry, an Appalachian Anthology.
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S7188] Yeatts Cemetery, Patrick Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S529] Unknown author, Patrick County Death Records 1853-1870.
  13. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  14. [S603] Jordan R, et. al Dodd, Virginia Marriages 1851-1929.

Helen Sue Manning1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. March 11, 1928, d. June 11, 2016
FatherJasper A. Jackson Manning7,1,3,4,5,6 b. February 9, 1898, d. October 7, 1965
MotherEffie Ann Aldridge7,1,3,4,5,6 b. June 27, 1900, d. September 24, 1984
     Helen Sue Manning was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She was born on March 11, 1928 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She married Shirley R. B. Smith, son of Robert Washington "Bob" Smith and Cassie Lue Blankenship, on July 29, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,6 As of July 29, 1950,her married name was Smith. Helen Sue Manning died on June 11, 2016 at Virginia at age 88.6 She On Saturday, June 11, 2016, Helen Sue Manning Smith, 88, of Copper Hill, Va., passed on to be with her eternal Saviour after a brief battle with cancer.She was born in Copper Hill, Va., on March 11, 1928, and was predeceased by her parents, Jasper Jackson and Effie Aldridge Manning. She was also predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law, Ruby and Orel (O.B.) Hollins.Those surviving to cherish her memory are her devoted husband of 65 years, R.B. Smith; daughters, LuAnn (Gary) Smith of Roanoke, and Serena Jacobs (Donald) of Copper Hill; stepgrandsons, Devin and Derek (Angela) Jacobs; stepgreat-granddaughter, Journee Jacobs; niece, Marcia Hollins Babb (Robert) of Apex, N.C. She is also survived by brothers-in-law, Herbert (Alice) Smith of Roanoke, and Ray (Diann) Smith of Copper Hill; sisters-in-law, Myrtle Curran of Florida, and Ocie Smith of Colorado; sister-in-law, Norma Jean Smith of Roanoke; and a host of nieces and nephews.She was an amazing crafter and can well be remembered as a long time exhibitor at the Floyd County Arts and Crafts Festival. She always had that familiar smile on her face, even through her last days.Funeral Services will be conducted at noon on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Oakey's South Chapel with Pastors Doug Jones and Maurice Wright officiating. Interment will follow in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, June 13, 2016, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.Many thanks to all who kept Helen Sue in your thoughts and prayers. Also to Lewis Gale Hospital and Oncology, Heartland Hospice, and special niece, Nancy Vest, for her help during her last days at home.Flowers are welcome or in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heartland Hospice or to the American Cancer Society. on June 13, 2016.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 162, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 32, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Shirley R. B. Smith
Marriage*Helen Sue Manning married Shirley R. B. Smith, son of Robert Washington "Bob" Smith and Cassie Lue Blankenship, on July 29, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,6 
Children
  • LuAnn Smith6
  • Serena Lee Smith2,6

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Sue Manning Smith obituary in the Jun 13, 2016 edition.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Jasper Jackson Manning.

Faure Ewert Hollins1,2,3,4

M, b. October 23, 1920, d. July 2, 2003
FatherOakley Leek Hollins5,6,7,8,9,10 b. September 29, 1890, d. December 18, 1986
MotherMelissa Maye/Mae Keaton5,6,8,10 b. July 18, 1893, d. December 26, 1985
     His Social Security Number was 225-12-9889.11 Faure Ewert Hollins was buried at Lakeview Memorial Park, Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina.3,4 He was born on October 23, 1920 at Virginia.11,2,3 He married Virginia Booth circa 1943.5,8,1 Faure Ewert Hollins died on July 2, 2003 at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 82.11,2,3,4 He Mr. Faure Ewert Hollins, 82, went home to be with his Savior, July 2, 2003, after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2003, at the Lawndale Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park. Mr. Hollins was a graduate of Mars Hill College. He served in WW II in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1950. He worked for Burlington Industries as a planning manager for 35 years. After retirement, Mr. Hollins worked for Greensboro Day School for 15 years. He loved the children that rode his bus and loved all of those he had the joy and privilege of working with at the school. Mr. Hollins loved the church and all those he served with, both the ministers and the church families, at the old Asheboro Street Baptist Church and the Lawndale Baptist Church, where he was a member at his passing. The family gratefully thanks Dr. Shen and his associates and the medical staff of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Hospice of Greensboro for their kind and compassionate care. Mr. Hollins is survived by his wife, Virginia B. Hollins; his daughters, Virginia Anne Phillips and husband, Rev. N. Ray Phillips, Kathy Gregersen and husband, Dr. Jerry Gregersen; granddaughters, Whitney Morgan Phillips and Ashley Chandler Phillips; brothers, Astor Hollins and wife, Evelyn, of Goodview, Va., Orel Hollins and wife, Ruby, of Hillsborough; sisters, Malicia Shaver and husband, Clifford, of Copperhill, Va., Elta Wilson and husband, Wayne, also of Copperhill, Va; many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Lawndale Baptist Church Building Fund, 3505 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, N.C. 27408 and Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C. 27405. on July 6, 2003.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 162, District 3, Chamblissburg, Bedford Co., Virginia10

Family

Virginia Booth b. July 4, 1922, d. February 23, 2011
Marriage*Faure Ewert Hollins married Virginia Booth circa 1943.5,8,1 
Children
  • Virginia Anne Hollins5,8,1,4
  • Kathy Dale Hollins5,8,12,4,1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Booth Hollins obituary in the Mar 1, 2011 edition.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  4. [S1784] Greensboro News & Record, From the Faure Ewert Hollins obituary in the Jul 6, 2003 edition.
  5. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Melissa Mae Keaton Hollins obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Ruby Hollins Henry.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Orel B. Hollins obituary in the May 15, 2007 edition.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.

Molly Louise Ellis1,2

F, b. November 9, 1908, d. April 18, 1987
     Molly Louise Ellis was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 Her Social Security Number was 229-24-0140.4 She was born on November 9, 1908 at Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia.4,3,2 As of January 4, 1947,her married name was Aldridge.2 She married William Oscar Aldridge, son of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on January 4, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3,2 Molly Louise Ellis died on April 18, 1987 at age 78.1,3

Family

William Oscar Aldridge b. October 22, 1902, d. July 23, 1957
Marriage*She married William Oscar Aldridge, son of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on January 4, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3,2 

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Mildred Melina Guilliams1

F, b. July 1, 1906, d. May 21, 1996
FatherCharles Peter Guilliams2,3 b. November 8, 1879, d. January 1, 1936
MotherMary Della Sowder2,3 b. January 15, 1884, d. April 2, 1925
     Her Social Security Number was 226-01-5986.4 Mildred Melina Guilliams was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5,6 She was born on July 1, 1906 at Virginia.4,6 She married Howard Robert Aldridge, son of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on December 9, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,7,1,8 As of December 9, 1931,her married name was Aldridge. Mildred Melina Guilliams died on May 21, 1996 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 89.4,5,9,6 She ALDRIDGE, Mildred Guilliams, 89, of Roanoke, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 1996. She was the widow of Howard R. Aldridge. Surviving are four sisters, Eva Nichols of Roanoke, Mary Likens of Roanoke County, Lottie Flora of Rocky Mount, and Daisy Thomas of McClellanville, S.C; one brother, Albert Guilliams of San Antonio, Tex; a special great niece, Kelly Whitlock of Columbia, S.C; a special great nephew, Jonathan B. Willett of Raleigh, N.C. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted at Lotz Roanoke Chapel 10 a.m., Friday, May 24, 1996. Interment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends at Lotz Roanoke Chapel 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Thursday on May 22, 1996.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 14, District 31, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 123, District 46, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 87, District 81-4D, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Family

Howard Robert Aldridge b. October 5, 1904, d. June 7, 1978
Marriage*Mildred Melina Guilliams married Howard Robert Aldridge, son of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on December 9, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,7,1,8 

Citations

  1. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred Guilliams Aldridge obituary in the May 22, 1996 edition.
  6. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Howard Robert Aldridge obituary in an undated edition.
  8. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Hubert Joseph Aldridge1,2

M, b. March 9, 1913, d. May 24, 1991
FatherJoseph William "Joe" Aldredge2,3,4,5 b. May 2, 1870, d. December 30, 1943
MotherMaranda Alice Conner2,3,4,5 b. June 8, 1875, d. July 30, 1935
     His Social Security Number was 231-03-6640.6 Hubert Joseph Aldridge was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on March 9, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,3 He married Virgie Ann Wimmer, daughter of Daniel Moses Wimmer and Cammie Inez DeWeese, on March 10, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,7,3 Hubert Joseph Aldridge died on May 24, 1991 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 78.6,1,3 He COPPER HILL - Hubert Joseph Aldridge, age 78, died in a Floyd nursing home Friday. Surviving are his wife, Virgie Wimmer Aldridge, Copper Hill; two sisters, Kate Bowles and Audrey Aldridge, both of Roanoke; three nieces, Helen Sue Smith, Copper Hill; Ruby Hollins, Hillsboro, N.C; Peggy Mussellman, Blue Ridge. Funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Copper Hill United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Richard Ecklund and the Rev. Burton Epperly officiating, with interment in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on May 25, 1991.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 107, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 160, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 112, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1940Farmer8

Family

Virgie Ann Wimmer b. September 22, 1912, d. November 13, 2005
Marriage*Hubert Joseph Aldridge married Virgie Ann Wimmer, daughter of Daniel Moses Wimmer and Cammie Inez DeWeese, on March 10, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,7,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hubert Joseph Aldridge obituary in the May 25, 1991 edition.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie Wimmer Aldridge obituary in the Nov 14, 2005 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Virgie Ann Wimmer1,2,3

F, b. September 22, 1912, d. November 13, 2005
FatherDaniel Moses Wimmer4,1,5,2,3,6,7,8,9 b. April 28, 1880, d. April 16, 1944
MotherCammie Inez DeWeese4,1,5,2,3,6,7,8,9 b. September 10, 1887, d. September 24, 1950
     Her Social Security Number was 228-88-0003.10 Virgie Ann Wimmer was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on September 22, 1912 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana.2,10 She married Hubert Joseph Aldridge, son of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on March 10, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,11,2,3 As of March 10, 1938,her married name was Aldridge. Virgie Ann Wimmer died on November 13, 2005 at Virginia at age 93.2,10 She Virgie Wimmer Aldridge, 93, of Copper Hill, departed this life and entered her Heavenly home on Sunday, November 13, 2005. Virgie was born September 22, 1912 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was a long time member of Copper Hill United Methodist Church, faithfully serving her Lord. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert J. Aldridge, her parents, Daniel Moses and Cammie DeWeese Wimmer, her sisters, Mamie W. Cox and Nellie Wimmer Manning, brother, Rev. Frank H. Wimmer. Surviving to cherish her memory are sisters, Hazel W. Wickham, Salem and Dorothy W. Tuck, Roanoke; her brother, Jackson L. and Evelyn Wimmer; sister-in-law, Kate Bowles, all of Roanoke; many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Virgie enjoyed quilting, gardening, and singing in the church choir. A special thank you to Snyder Nursing home staff and Dr. Nevin for all their loving care. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2005 at the Copper Hill United Methodist Church with Pastor Dan Walker officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery, Floyd. The family will receive friends Monday, November 14, 2005 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be sent to Copper Hill United Methodist Church Building Fund c/o Hubert Harman, P.O. Box 5, Check, Va., 24072. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on November 14, 2005.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 40, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 132, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 112, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Hubert Joseph Aldridge b. March 9, 1913, d. May 24, 1991
Marriage*Virgie Ann Wimmer married Hubert Joseph Aldridge, son of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on March 10, 1938 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,11,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie Wimmer Aldridge obituary in the Nov 14, 2005 edition.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Reverend Frank H. Wimmer obituary in the Apr 8, 2002 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nellie Wimmer Manning obituary in the Jun 21, 2005 edition.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Marie Wimmer Wickham obituary in the Jul 1, 2008 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Wimmer Jarrett Tuck obituary in the Jan 8, 2017 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hubert Joseph Aldridge obituary in the May 25, 1991 edition.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Daniel Moses Wimmer1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. April 28, 1880, d. April 16, 1944
FatherIsaac King Wimmer3,2 b. October 6, 1842, d. March 16, 1925
MotherAnn Elizabeth Mills2,3 b. October 12, 1845, d. November 4, 1894
     Daniel Moses Wimmer was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on April 28, 1880 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,6 He married Cammie Inez DeWeese, daughter of James Peter DeWeese and Louisa Catherine Blankenship, on August 22, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,8 Daniel Moses Wimmer died on April 16, 1944 at age 63.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1910Dwelling 186, District 97, Buffalo, Prince Edward Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 40, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 132, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 21, District 32-13, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1910Farmer10
1920Sawmill sawer11
1930Carpenter12
1940Carpenter13

Family

Cammie Inez DeWeese b. September 10, 1887, d. September 24, 1950
Marriage*Daniel Moses Wimmer married Cammie Inez DeWeese, daughter of James Peter DeWeese and Louisa Catherine Blankenship, on August 22, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie Wimmer Aldridge obituary in the Nov 14, 2005 edition.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Marie Wimmer Wickham obituary in the Jul 1, 2008 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nellie Wimmer Manning obituary in the Jun 21, 2005 edition.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Wimmer Jarrett Tuck obituary in the Jan 8, 2017 edition.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Reverend Frank H. Wimmer obituary in the Apr 8, 2002 edition.
  17. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  18. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.

Isaac King Wimmer1,2,3,4

M, b. October 6, 1842, d. March 16, 1925
FatherIsaac K. Wimmer1,2,4 b. February 20, 1809, d. March 22, 1886
MotherMahala King1,2,4 b. August 19, 1813, d. January 2, 1893
     Isaac King Wimmer was buried at Little Elk Friends Meetinghouse Cemetery, Oxford, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.1 He was born on October 6, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Ann Elizabeth Mills, daughter of Anderson Mills and Hannah Smith, on December 21, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 Isaac King Wimmer married Lydia Flora on September 20, 1896 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5 Isaac King Wimmer died on March 16, 1925 at Hickory Hill, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, at age 82.1

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Ann Elizabeth Mills b. October 12, 1845, d. November 4, 1894
Marriage*Isaac King Wimmer married Ann Elizabeth Mills, daughter of Anderson Mills and Hannah Smith, on December 21, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4 
Children

Family 2

Lydia Flora b. circa 1847
Marriage*Isaac King Wimmer married Lydia Flora on September 20, 1896 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  5. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  9. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.

Ann Elizabeth Mills1,2,3

F, b. October 12, 1845, d. November 4, 1894
FatherAnderson Mills1,3 b. July 4, 1816, d. March 15, 1888
MotherHannah Smith1,3 b. circa 1830, d. August 28, 1858
     Ann Elizabeth Mills was buried at Wimmer-Beckner Cemetery, behind Copper Hill Church of the Brethren, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She was born on October 12, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Isaac King Wimmer, son of Isaac K. Wimmer and Mahala King, on December 21, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,3 As of December 21, 1865,her married name was Wimmer. Ann Elizabeth Mills died on November 4, 1894 at Virginia at age 49.6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Isaac King Wimmer b. October 6, 1842, d. March 16, 1925
Marriage*Ann Elizabeth Mills married Isaac King Wimmer, son of Isaac K. Wimmer and Mahala King, on December 21, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  4. [S2391] Floyd County Historical Society Cemeteries of Floyd County, VA, online http://floydcountyhistoricalsociety.org/cemeteries/alpha.html
  5. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  6. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S4652] Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964.

Kate Elizabeth Aldridge1,2,3

F, b. July 16, 1916, d. November 21, 2010
FatherJoseph William "Joe" Aldredge1,2,4,5,3 b. May 2, 1870, d. December 30, 1943
MotherMaranda Alice Conner1,2,4,5,3 b. June 8, 1875, d. July 30, 1935
     Kate Elizabeth Aldridge was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 229-24-2322.6 She was born on July 16, 1916 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,6 She married Warren J. Bowles, son of George Edward Bowles and Virginia C. "Jenny" Austin, on September 21, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of September 21, 1935,her married name was Bowles. Kate Elizabeth Aldridge died on November 21, 2010 at Virginia at age 94; The SSDI has an incorrect death date of Nov 28, 2010.3,6 She Kate Aldridge Bowles, 94, of Vinton, Va., went to be with our Lord early Sunday morning, November 21, 2010. Kate was born in Copper Hill, Va., on July 16, 1916. She was the youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Aldridge. Kate spent much of her life caring for Veterans from the VA Hospital in her "Home Sweet Home." She enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and had a passion for roses. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Kate is survived by her daughter, Peggy Bowles Musselman, of Blue Ridge; granddaughters, Katherine Musselman Morck, of Goodview, and Shirl Musselman Garrett, of Salem; five great-grandchildren, Robert Morck and wife, Kelly, Billy Morck, Tommy, Stephanie and Spencer Garrett; and niece, Mrs. Helen Sue Smith and husband, R.B., of Copper Hill. She was preceded in death by her parents; and six brothers and sisters. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, November 26, 2010, at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Joey Phillips of Goodview Baptist Church and Chaplain Marvin Barbre of Good Samaritan Hospice officiating. Interment will be held 4 p.m. at Salem Church Cemetery (Head of the River) in Copper Hill, Va. The family would like to thank all of the special friends and caregivers that lovingly cared for Kate over the past two years, Candy, Cheryl, Della, Dennis, Dot and Buford, Jackie, June, Rhonda and Shirley. We would also like to thank the many wonderful friends at Good Samaritan Hospice, especially Bridgett, Mary, Mary Kay and Marvin. A special thank you to Dr. Mountcastle and his nurse, Marcia. Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 540-982-2221. on November 24, 2010.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 107, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 160, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 110, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Warren J. Bowles b. May 11, 1911, d. February 12, 1966
Marriage*Kate Elizabeth Aldridge married Warren J. Bowles, son of George Edward Bowles and Virginia C. "Jenny" Austin, on September 21, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Child
  • Peggy Ann Bowles3,7

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kate Aldridge Bowles obituary in the Nov 24, 2010 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.

Warren J. Bowles1,2,3

M, b. May 11, 1911, d. February 12, 1966
FatherGeorge Edward Bowles2,3 b. December 12, 1892, d. July 2, 1972
MotherVirginia C. "Jenny" Austin2,3 b. March 29, 1889, d. April 21, 1972
     Warren J. Bowles was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 11, 1911 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Kate Elizabeth Aldridge, daughter of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on September 21, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 Warren J. Bowles died on February 12, 1966 at age 54.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 110, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1940Farmer4

Family

Kate Elizabeth Aldridge b. July 16, 1916, d. November 21, 2010
Marriage*Warren J. Bowles married Kate Elizabeth Aldridge, daughter of Joseph William "Joe" Aldredge and Maranda Alice Conner, on September 21, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 
Child
  • Peggy Ann Bowles5,4

Citations

  1. [S249] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Hall's Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kate Aldridge Bowles obituary in the Nov 24, 2010 edition.

Erma Jean Underwood1,2,3

F, b. April 21, 1932, d. August 30, 2002
FatherGeorge Leonard Underwood1,2,3
MotherFanny Atkinson1,2,3
     Erma Jean Underwood was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 223-38-8354.4 She was born on April 21, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 As of November 18, 1949,her married name was Willis.3 She married William Howard Willis, son of Roscoe William Willis and Bonnie Vest, on November 18, 1949 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1,2,6,3 Erma Jean Underwood died on August 30, 2002 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.4,1,7 She WILLIS, Erma Jean Underwood, 70, of Shawsville, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 30, 2002. Howard Willis, her husband of fifty-three years preceded her in death by ten months. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Fannie Underwood, a sister, Mary Rose and three brothers, Garnett, Dennis and Tom Underwood. She is survived by her three children and their spouses, Randy and Brenda Willis, Cheryll and Scott Seitz and Debbie and David Watson, nine grandchildren, Courtney and husband, Tony Williams, Chip Garland, Nic, Lindsay, Ashley and Michael Watson, John, Josh and Jacob Willis and one great-grandson, Jameson Howard Williams. Also surviving are two sisters, Helen Perdue and Blanche Yates and many nieces, nephews and caring neighbors and friends. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, September 2, 2002 at the Sowders Chapel Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Ben Whitaker and Rev. Jim Sutpin with burial to follow in Piedmont Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Sowders Chapel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 Sunday evening at the Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg. on September 2, 2002.1

Family

William Howard Willis b. February 7, 1927, d. October 23, 2001
Marriage*She married William Howard Willis, son of Roscoe William Willis and Bonnie Vest, on November 18, 1949 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1,2,6,3 
Children
  • Randall Duane "Randy" Willis5,1,2,3
  • Melinda Cheryl Willis5,1,2
  • Debra Elaine "Debbie" Willis5,1,2,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Erma Jean Underwood Willis obituary in the Sep 2, 2002 edition.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Howard Willis obituary in the Oct 25, 2001 edition.
  6. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Franklin Webb "Frank" Anders1,2,3

M, b. March 30, 1921, d. January 24, 1994
FatherHenry Harlow Anders1,2
MotherPeggy Rachel McCoy1,2,3
     His Social Security Number was 224-16-1659.4 Franklin Webb "Frank" Anders was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 2880 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He was born on March 30, 1921 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4 He married Betty Jean Willis, daughter of Roscoe William Willis and Bonnie Vest, on December 21, 1948 at Blacksburg, Virginia.1,2,5,6 Franklin Webb "Frank" Anders died on January 24, 1994 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 72.2,4,5 He ANDERS, Franklin W., 72, of Christiansburg, died Monday, January 24, 1994 in Montgomery Regional Hospital. He was a retired employee of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. Surviving are his wife, Betty Willis Anders; two daughters and a son-in-law, Donna Anders, Roanoke, Charlotte and Donnie Reed, Christiansburg; a beloved granddaughter, Amber Reed; one brother, Randall Anders; one sister, Doris Anders, both of McCoy; a special friend, Jack Kipps, Christiansburg. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 27 at the Merrimac Pentecostal Holiness Church conducted by the Rev. Jerry Sloss and the Rev. Douglas Kanney with entombment in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to either the American Cancer Society, 118B N. Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073 or the Christiansburg Fire Department, P.O. Box 833, Christiansburg, Va. 24073. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 Wednesday evening at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg. on January 26, 1994.5

Family

Betty Jean Willis
Marriage*He married Betty Jean Willis, daughter of Roscoe William Willis and Bonnie Vest, on December 21, 1948 at Blacksburg, Virginia.1,2,5,6 
Children
  • Charlotte Lynn Anders5,2
  • Donna Kay Anders5,2

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Peggy Rachel McCoy Anders obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Franklin W. Anders obituary in the Jan 26, 1994 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Roscoe William Willis obituary in an undated edition.