Alice Altice1

F, b. August 5, 1907, d. June 19, 1999
     Alice Altice was buried at Franklin Memorial Park, Virgil Goode Highway, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 223-70-8946.2 She married Willie Hall.1 Her married name was Hall. Alice Altice was born on August 5, 1907.2 She died on June 19, 1999 at age 91.1,2 She HALL, Alice Altice, 91, of Rocky Mount, departed from her earthly home on Saturday, June 19, 1999, surrounded by her family and friends. She was known as "Grandma Hall" to many over the years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Hall; two sisters, Clara Hall and Thelma Hunter. Surviving are her loving daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Maymon Furrow with whom she made her home; her two adored grandchildren and grandson-in-law, Wes Furrow, Allison and Darren Robertson; two great-grandchildren who were the apple of her eyes, Reece and Madison Robertson, all of Rocky Mount; she is also survived by a brother, Claudie Altice, Rocky Mount; three sisters, Eva Crook, Danville, Dorothy B. Altice, and Edith Brooks, Rocky Mount; special friends include Kristi Altice, Nichole Underwood, Mark and Becky Winsett, Jeremy Trail, and many special nieces, nephews and their families. Also included are four devoted caregivers, Melissa Torres, Betty Underwood, Shirley Edwards, and Christy Johnson. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 2 p.m. Tuesday, with Rev. Hamilton Harper officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. Friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service, South Main Street, Rocky Mount. on June 21, 1999.1

Family

Willie Hall
Marriage*She married Willie Hall.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alice Altice Hall obituary in the Jun 21, 1999 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Phyllis Ann Hall Furrow obituary in the Aug 26, 2013 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maymon Wesley Furrow, Sr. obituary in the May 3, 2016 edition.

Marcella Mays "Cella" Vest1,2,3

F, b. March 7, 1891, d. February 22, 1987
FatherCharles William "Charlie Will" Vest1,4,5,6 b. January 24, 1858, d. October 19, 1954
MotherOctavia Frances Iddings1,4,5,6 b. April 5, 1858, d. June 7, 1923
     Marcella Mays "Cella" Vest was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3,7,6 Her Social Security Number was 224-09-0787.8 She Mrs. Marcella Vest Conner, age 95, of 3616 Ellen Drive, Salem, died Sunday in a Salem hospital. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ada Lynn Bohon, two sons, Estral Conner, Hancil Conner, all of Salem; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 24, 1987, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lotz Salem Chapel with Elder Lane Carter officiating. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Park. Friends may call at Lotz Salem Chapel.3 She was born on March 7, 1891 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,8,4,6 She married Robert Willis "Bob" Conner, son of Erasmus Alvin "Ras" Conner and Laura Green Smith, on December 26, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,4,6 As of December 26, 1906,her married name was Conner. Marcella Mays "Cella" Vest died on February 22, 1987 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 95.2,4,3,6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 131, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerateed in the household of her brother-in-law Brainard Conner5
1900Dwelling 235, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 124, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1920Dwelling 161, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 90, District 30, Roanoke, Virginia12
1940Dwelling 29, District 81-26, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1940Overall factory sewing machine operator13

Family

Robert Willis "Bob" Conner b. July 21, 1882, d. February 5, 1946
Marriage*Marcella Mays "Cella" Vest married Robert Willis "Bob" Conner, son of Erasmus Alvin "Ras" Conner and Laura Green Smith, on December 26, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,4,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S687] Amy Denise Conner Hughes Campbell, "Family Tree Update (Amy Denise Conner Hughes Campbell)," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Mar 18, 2002, May 30, 2002, Jan 26, 2005, and Dec 22, 2015.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Marcella Vest Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S1329] Sherwood Memorial Park, Sherwood Memorial Park (Conner Lot Inquiry List).
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S134] Granddaughter Alice V. Thomas, granddaughter-in-law Mrs. Lala Vest Rev. Peter R. Vest, Rev. Peter R. Vest Files.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Andrew C. Conner1,2,3

M, b. February, 1820, d. May 12, 1903
FatherWilliam P. Conner Sr.3 b. September, 1768, d. September 10, 1853
MotherCatherine "Katy" Poff3 b. circa 1793, d. June 12, 1878
     Andrew C. Conner was born in February, 1820 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 He married Matilda Ann Walters, daughter of William Curtis Walters Sr. and Mary "Polly" Martin, on April 22, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 Andrew C. Conner Deed Between the Sons of William Conner This deed made the 17th day of Aug. 1854 between Jacob P. Conner and Louisa his wife and Nathan Conner and Eliza his wife. Isaac Conner and Caroline his wife, and Daniel P. Conner and Elizabeth his wife, and Andrew Conner and Matilda his wife heirs and representative of William Conner deceased of the one and first part all of the County of Floyd and State of Virginia and William P. Conner of the county and state aforesaid of the second part witnesses that for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and seventy five dollars in hand paid to the said Jacob P. Conner and Louisa his wife and Nathan Conner and Eliza his wife and Isaac Conner and Caroline his wife and Daniel P. Conner and Elizabeth his wife and Andrew Conner and Matilda his wife heirs and representatives as aforesaid of William Conner deceased have this day bargain and sell ______released and confirmed and by these presents do bargain and sell _________release and confirm unto the said William P. Conner all there whole sole and entire interest right and title to all the land Estate belonging to them as heirs and representatives of the aforesaid William Conner deceased and do forever warrant and free from us or any of our liens or any persons claiming under us and we Daniel P. Conner and Elizabeth his wife has for and in consideration of the above mentioned consideration also bargained and sold and do forever bargain and sell unto the said William P. Conner and do forever relinquish any claims that they may of had to the aforesaid _____ estate of William Conner deceased previous to his death and do also forever warrant and _____ the same free from us or any of our heirs in witness, whereof the parties hereto subscribed our names and as said seals this date above writing. Signed by all the above named. William H. Boyd and Bird Smith J.P. on August 17, 1854.7 He left a will on December 10, 1902; In the name of God amen. I Andrew Conner of Floyd County and the state of Virginia, farmer, being weak in body and sound of mind and memory and understanding but considering the uncertainty if this tricumsitory (transitory?) of life do make this my last will and testament in the manner and form following to wit. 1st. It is my will that all my doctor bills and burial expenses just and honest debts be paid out of my estate. Also, I give unto my daughter Julia Ann Conner all my personal property as long as she lives, also my daughter Julia Ann Conner is to have her support off of the remainder of my real estate and also a house on same place as long as Julia Ann Conner lives and at the death of my daughter Julia Ann Conner said real estate is to go to my daughter Sarah J. Ratcliff and my daughter Isabell Argabright and I also give to my son William H. Conner two dollars and fifty cents to be part out of my estate at my death and I also give unto my daughter Elizabeth Ellen Smith two dollars and fifty cents to be part out of my estate at my death and I also give to my son John H. W. Conner the sum of two dollars and fifty cents to be part out of my estate at my death. The real estate mentioned in the above will contains about fifty acres of land, said land lying in the County of Floyd and State of Virginia on waters of Flat Run adjoining the lands of H. W. Conner, John H. Sisson, Daniel S. Lucas, and Joseph H. Austin. Also I nominate John H. W. Conner to be executor of my will hereby revoking all other legacies and bequest by me heretofore made and declaring this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal on this the tenth day of December in the year one thousand nine hundred and two. Witness: William M. Vest (who probably wrote the will) Peter R. Vest Andrew (X) Conner Probated and ordered to be recorded on May 12, 1903. We, George W. Vest, Peter and H. V. Cole who were appointed at the May term of Floyd County Court 1903 to appraise the personal property of Andrew Conner, dec., met after being duly sworn proceeded as follows: 1 horse, $16.00 1 cow, $25.00 1 heifer, $10.00 1 rifle gun, $1.00 1 bond on D. S. Lucas $25.38.7 He died on May 12, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 83.8,3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 196, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Farmer9
1860Dwelling 229, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1870Dwelling 382, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1880Dwelling 262, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 133, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1870Farmer10
1880Farmer2
1900Farmer4

Family

Matilda Ann Walters b. circa 1825, d. before June 13, 1900
Marriage*Andrew C. Conner married Matilda Ann Walters, daughter of William Curtis Walters Sr. and Mary "Polly" Martin, on April 22, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S737] Floyd Co., VA Wills at USGenWeb, online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/floyd/wills/, From the will of William Walters.
  7. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  8. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  9. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the July Conner death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Haden Conner death certificate.
  14. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ellen Smith death certificate.
  16. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  17. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  18. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  19. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  20. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  21. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sarah J. Ratliff death certificate.
  22. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.

Della Florence Smith1,2

F, b. November 24, 1904, d. March 30, 1999
FatherGeorge Leonard Smith1,2,3 b. February 8, 1882, d. July 26, 1906
MotherMelhatty Bell "Hattie" Wimmer1,2,3,4,5,6 b. July 24, 1881, d. May 29, 1969
     Della Florence Smith was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,8 Her Social Security Number was 226-26-6018.9 She was born on November 24, 1904 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,1,2 She married Jackson Preston "Jackie" Conner, son of John Hiram Walters Conner and Sarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings, on April 10, 1926 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,2,3 As of April 10, 1926,her married name was Conner. Della Florence Smith married William Leonard Mabry on April 18, 1941 at Radford, Virginia.8,1 As of April 18, 1941,her married name was Mabry. Della Florence Smith died on March 30, 1999 at Virginia at age 94.9,7,8 She MABRY, Della Florence, 94, of Pilot, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999. She was preceded in death by two husbands; J. Preston Conner and W. Leonard Mabry, one son; Toy Melvin Conner. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law; George W. and Marie Conner of Manassas, Harold Ray and Colletta Mabry of Pilot, two daughters and son-in-law; Eva Mobie Barlow of Mechanicsville and Martha Jane and Perry Cole of Pilot. Also surviving are five step-children; Jessie Mabry of Radford, Early Mabry and wife; Hazel of Christiansburg, Claudine Mabry Jones of Florida, Recie Mabry Shields of Christiansburg, and Christine Mabry Bishop of Elliston, sixteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great great great grandchildren. Friends may call at the Richardson-Horne, Christiansburg. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Meadors and Rev. Mike Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in the Huffville Cemetery, Floyd County. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to Christiansburg Rescue Squad, Box 176, Christiansburg, VA 24073. Arrangements are being handled by Richardson-Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg. on April 2, 1999.8

Census Records

1910Dwelling 48, District 99, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 106, District 114, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 43, District 14, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 37, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farmer6

Family 1

Jackson Preston "Jackie" Conner b. August 10, 1902, d. October 11, 1939
Marriage*Della Florence Smith married Jackson Preston "Jackie" Conner, son of John Hiram Walters Conner and Sarah Rosabell/Rosabelle "Sally" Iddings, on April 10, 1926 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,2,3 
Children

Family 2

William Leonard Mabry b. April 9, 1888, d. December 24, 1975
Marriage*Della Florence Smith married William Leonard Mabry on April 18, 1941 at Radford, Virginia.8,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S673] VA City of Radford, City of Radford, VA Marriages Book 1.
  2. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Della Florence Mabry obituary in the Apr 2, 1999 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S39] Penny Barlow Saunders, Conner Research Papers of Penny Barlow Saunders.
  12. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Mobie Conner Barlow obituary in the Dec 23, 2009 edition.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S116] Floyd Press, From the William Leonard Mabry obituary in the Jan 1, 1976 edition.

Rev. Ray Ernest Furrow1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 19, 1932, d. October 5, 1994
FatherRev. Jessie Louis Furrow1,2,4,6,7,5 b. August 23, 1895, d. November 24, 1990
MotherStella Irene Wiggins2,4,6,7,5 b. October 3, 1903, d. February 17, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 234-46-5918.8 Rev. Ray Ernest Furrow was born on June 19, 1932 at Gary, McDowell Co., West Virginia.8,4 He married Norma June Miller on September 15, 1951 at Gary, McDowell Co., West Virginia.3,4 Rev. Ray Ernest Furrow died on October 5, 1994 at age 62.8

Census Records

1940Dwelling 284, District 24-3, Adkin, McDowell Co., West Virginia5

Family

Norma June Miller b. November 16, 1932, d. January 20, 2011
Marriage*Rev. Ray Ernest Furrow married Norma June Miller on September 15, 1951 at Gary, McDowell Co., West Virginia.3,4 
Children
  • Randall E. Furrow3
  • Gregory R. "Greg" Furrow3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jessie Louis Furrow obituary in the Nov 26, 1990 edition.
  2. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Marjorie Elizabeth Hawks obituary in the Dec 2, 2004 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norma June Furrow obituary in the Jan 22, 2011 edition.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Furrow-Miller marriage record.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Agnes Sophronia Furrow Huff obituary in the Aug 11, 2013 edition.
  7. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Dorothy Marie Sparks obituary in the Apr 10, 2012 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Agnes Sophronia Furrow1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. circa 1921, d. August 8, 2013
FatherRev. Jessie Louis Furrow1,2,3,6,7,8 b. August 23, 1895, d. November 24, 1990
MotherStella Irene Wiggins2,3,6,7,8 b. October 3, 1903, d. February 17, 1977
     Agnes Sophronia Furrow was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, 2880 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6 She was born circa 1921 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.4,2 As of January 17, 1943,her married name was Huff.4 She married Rev. Roy Steward Huff on January 17, 1943 at Squire, McDowell Co., West Virginia.3,4,5,6 Agnes Sophronia Furrow died on August 8, 2013 at Barboursville, Orange Co., Virginia.6 She Agnes Sophronia Furrow Huff, 91, of Barboursville, VA, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2013. She was born to the late the Rev. Jesse and Stella Wiggins Furrow. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Roy S. Huff; and siblings, Margie Hawks, Dorothy Sparks, Junior Furrow, and the Rev. Ray Furrow.She is survived by her sons, the Rev. Kenneth Huff, Malvin Huff, and the Rev. Garry Huff; three grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; one expected great-grandson; and siblings, Toby Furrow, Malcolm Furrow, Larry Furrow, Clifton Furrow, Paul Furrow, Ruth Atkinson, and Velma Gilliam.Agnes not only took great care of her family, but was a great minister's helper to her husband, and sacrificed much to allow her husband do what he loved, being a dedicated minister. Her ministry and love will be greatly missed by all that knew her.The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 11, 2013, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dale Huff officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. on August 11, 2013.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 522, District 2, Adkin, McDowell Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 284, District 24-3, Adkin, McDowell Co., West Virginia8

Family

Rev. Roy Steward Huff b. October 26, 1920, d. February 9, 2005
Marriage*Agnes Sophronia Furrow married Rev. Roy Steward Huff on January 17, 1943 at Squire, McDowell Co., West Virginia.3,4,5,6 
Children
  • Rev. Kenneth Huff5,6
  • Malvin Huff5,6
  • Rev. Garry Huff5,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jessie Louis Furrow obituary in the Nov 26, 1990 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Marjorie Elizabeth Hawks obituary in the Dec 2, 2004 edition.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Huff-Furrow marriage record.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roy Steward Huff obituary in the Feb 11, 2005 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Agnes Sophronia Furrow Huff obituary in the Aug 11, 2013 edition.
  7. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Dorothy Marie Sparks obituary in the Apr 10, 2012 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.