Carl Malcolm "June" Hawks Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. March 13, 1933, d. September 20, 2002
     His Social Security Number was 230-36-4143.5 Carl Malcolm "June" Hawks Jr. was born on March 13, 1933 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 He married Bonnie Sue Graham, daughter of Edwin Elmore "Ed" Graham and Martha Violet Poff, on June 26, 1965 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Carl Malcolm "June" Hawks Jr. and Bonnie Sue Graham were divorced on March 17, 1988 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 Carl Malcolm "June" Hawks Jr. died on September 20, 2002 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 69.5,2,3 He HAWKS, CARL MALCOMB JR., (June), 69, of Christiansburg, Virginia, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2002. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl Hawks, Sr. and Lena Woolwine Hawks; two sons, Randy Wayne Hawks and Phillips E. Hawks; and brothers and sisters, Roy Hawks, Roscoe Hawks, Elizabeth Hinkley and Virginia Hall. He is survived by a daughter, Dawn Ramsey; and granddaughter, Keeland Griffith, both of Christiansburg. Also by two sisters, Shirley Linkous and Mary Duncan; three brothers, Billy Hawks, Fred Hawks, and Bobby Hawks, all of Christiansburg. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2002, at 7 p.m. at the New River Holiness Church on Peppers Ferry Road, Christiansburg. The family is being served by Horne Funeral & Cremation Service. on September 24, 2002.2

Occupation

1965Construction worker1

Family

Bonnie Sue Graham
Marriage*Carl Malcolm "June" Hawks Jr. married Bonnie Sue Graham, daughter of Edwin Elmore "Ed" Graham and Martha Violet Poff, on June 26, 1965 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* Carl Malcolm "June" Hawks Jr. and Bonnie Sue Graham were divorced on March 17, 1988 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl Malcolm Hawks, Jr. obituary in the Sep 24, 2002 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S38] Ronnie Neal Graham, "Descendants of William J. Poff," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 13, 2003.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Fred Burleigh Jennings1,2,3,4

M, b. September 1, 1943, d. August 16, 2002
FatherRobert Watkins "Bob" Jennings Jr.5,1,3 b. October 31, 1913, d. January 14, 2004
MotherDora Atherstone Poff5,1,2,3 b. April 6, 1912, d. December 21, 2000
     His Social Security Number was 224-56-0888.6 Fred Burleigh Jennings married Janette Craft.2 Fred Burleigh Jennings was born on September 1, 1943 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,3,4 He married Carol Ann Hancock, daughter of Jesse Minter Hancock and Gail Christella Steber, on July 31, 1964 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Fred Burleigh Jennings and Carol Ann Hancock were divorced on November 11, 1973 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 Fred Burleigh Jennings died on August 16, 2002 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 58.6,2,7 He JENNINGS, Fred B., 58, of Troutville, passed away Friday, August 16, 2002. He was a self-employed salesman. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dora Poff Jennings. Surviving are his sons, Thomas R. Jennings, Troutville, Timothy A. Jennings and wife, Janette Craft Jennings, Fincastle; grandson, Austin Robert Jennings; father, Robert W. Jennings, Jr., Roanoke; brother, Logan R. Jennings and wife, Cheryl, Hertford, N.C; nephew, Scott W. Jennings, Honolulu, Hawaii; niece, Kelly Ann Jennings, Olney, Md. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 801 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1905. Funeral services were private. The family will receive friends at Mr. Jennings residence on Saturday, August 24, 2002 after 6 p.m. Arrangements by Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home and Cremation Center. 366-0707 on August 18, 2002.2

Family 1

Janette Craft
Marriage*He married Janette Craft.2 

Family 2

Carol Ann Hancock
MarriageFred Burleigh Jennings married Carol Ann Hancock, daughter of Jesse Minter Hancock and Gail Christella Steber, on July 31, 1964 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Fred Burleigh Jennings and Carol Ann Hancock were divorced on November 11, 1973 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 
Children
  • Thomas Redd "Tommy" Jennings2
  • Timothy Allen Jennings2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dora P. Jennings obituary in the Dec 22, 2000 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Fred B. Jennings obituary in the Aug 18, 2002 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Watkins Jennings, Jr. obituary in the Jan 16, 1994 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."

Gracie May Vest1,2,3

F, b. October 11, 1907, d. March 15, 2001
FatherJames Noah Vest2,1,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
MotherLottie Ellen Light1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
     Gracie May Vest was buried at Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 223-92-4420.9 Her married name was Jewell.10 She married Ted Jewell Vest. Gracie May Vest was born on October 11, 1907 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,11,8 As of June 17, 1942,her married name was Amos.2 She married James Montie "Jake" Amos on June 17, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,11,12,13 Gracie May Vest died on March 15, 2001 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 93.3,9,13 She AMOS, Gracie May Vest, 93, of Shawsville, glided through the Pearly Gates of Heaven into her Savior's arms on Thursday, March 15, 2001. Waiting there to meet her was her husband, James M. (Jake) Amos, her mother and dad, James Noah Vest and Lottie Ellen Light Vest, sisters, Bertie, Calma, Alma, Mary and Lois, and a brother, Willie, and a great-granddaughter, Breann Burchett. She leaves behind to mourn their loss and cherish her memory a son and daughter-in-law, Teddy J. (T.R.) and Jo Vest of Shawsville; daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia Burchett and Florence Amos, both of Roanoke, Edna and Melvin Lutz of Salem, Nancy and Martin Gale Gallimore of Ironto; a sister and brother-in-law, Naomi and John Akers of Elliston; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dayton and Ann Vest of Shawsville, Edgar and Nina Vest of Dublin. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Services will be at Oakey's South Chapel 10 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2001. The Rev. Jeff Wilson and the Rev. David Tanner will officiate. Interment will follow in Congregational Holiness Cemetery in Shawsville. The family will receive friends at Oakey's South Chapel from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. on March 18, 2001.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 143, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 29, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 176, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 61, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family 1

Ted Jewell Vest
Marriage*Gracie May Vest married Ted Jewell Vest
Child

Family 2

James Montie "Jake" Amos b. June 2, 1881, d. May 30, 1973
Marriage*Gracie May Vest married James Montie "Jake" Amos on June 17, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,11,12,13 
Children
  • Eliza Ellen Virginia Amos1,3,11
  • Nora Florence Jean Amos1,3,11
  • Edna Marie Amos1,3,11,14
  • Nancy Lee Amos1,3,11,14

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 edition.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Teddy Jewell Vest obituary in the Aug 27, 2006 edition.
  11. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  12. [S390] Ruth G. Hale, Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

James Montie "Jake" Amos1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 2, 1881, d. May 30, 1973
     James Montie "Jake" Amos was buried at Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 224-24-2114.6 He was born on June 2, 1881; On his WWI Draft Registration card he listed his birth date as Jun 2, 1879.6,1,3,7,4,5 He married Gracie May Vest, daughter of James Noah Vest and Lottie Ellen Light, on June 17, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,3,4,5 James Montie "Jake" Amos died on May 30, 1973 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 91.1,3,4,5

Family

Gracie May Vest b. October 11, 1907, d. March 15, 2001
Marriage*He married Gracie May Vest, daughter of James Noah Vest and Lottie Ellen Light, on June 17, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,3,4,5 
Children
  • Eliza Ellen Virginia Amos1,8,3
  • Nora Florence Jean Amos1,8,3
  • Edna Marie Amos1,8,3,9
  • Nancy Lee Amos1,8,3,9

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  4. [S390] Ruth G. Hale, Shawsville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Celesta Alma Vest1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. January 31, 1901, d. May 26, 1984
FatherJames Noah Vest2,3,4,7,8 b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
MotherLottie Ellen Light2,3,4,7,8 b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
     Celesta Alma Vest was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,9,5 She was born on January 31, 1901 at Virginia.1,9,5 As of August 15, 1924,her married name was Main.6 She married Walter L. Main on August 15, 1924 at Montcalm, Mercer Co., West Virginia.9,3,4,5,6 Celesta Alma Vest died on May 26, 1984 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 83.1,9,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 143, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 29, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 14, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia10

Family

Walter L. Main b. May 19, 1897, d. February 11, 1972
Marriage*Celesta Alma Vest married Walter L. Main on August 15, 1924 at Montcalm, Mercer Co., West Virginia.9,3,4,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S135] Richardson Funeral Home Pamphlet, From a Richardson Funeral Home pamphlet for Celeste Alma V. Main.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 edition.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Main-Vest marriage record.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alice M. Rakes obituary in the Apr 14, 1997 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Walter Armon Main obituary in the Jul 23, 2008 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lloyd J. Main obituary in the Oct 27, 2012 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Martha Jane Main Fitzwater obituary in the Aug 2, 2021 edition.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  17. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  18. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  19. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie Main Sweeney obituary in the May 18, 2021 edition.

Calma Prethie Vest1,2,3

F, b. April 2, 1904, d. December 25, 1947
FatherJames Noah Vest1,4,3,5,6,7 b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
MotherLottie Ellen Light1,4,3,5,6,7 b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
     Calma Prethie Vest was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8 She was born on April 2, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,9 She married Ollie Aires Hall, son of Joseph Haden Hall and Nellie Alice Boone, on October 21, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,4,9 As of October 21, 1925,her married name was Hall. Calma Prethie Vest died on December 25, 1947 at age 43.8,4,9

Census Records

1910Dwelling 143, District 52, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1920Dwelling 29, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 135, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1940Dwelling 153, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia11

Family

Ollie Aires Hall b. October 27, 1903, d. January 13, 1983
Marriage*Calma Prethie Vest married Ollie Aires Hall, son of Joseph Haden Hall and Nellie Alice Boone, on October 21, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,4,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 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. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  9. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S1698] Unknown compiler, Records of Death - Book 19, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Dec 5, 1936 - Oct 21, 1944.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Archie Porter Vest1,2

M, b. September 27, 1901, d. August 19, 1950
FatherElbert Vest1,2 b. October 5, 1880, d. February 5, 1972
MotherLaurinda May Vest1,2 b. July 20, 1880, d. September 7, 1966
     Archie Porter Vest was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,4 He was born on September 27, 1901 at Virginia.1,2 He married Lacie Ethel Light, daughter of Henry Jacob Light and Tempie Elizabeth Vest, on February 27, 1922 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5,6,1,2,7,8 Archie Porter Vest CHRISTIANSBURG, Aug. 19 - Archie P. Vest, 51, of Pilot died in a local hospital this morning. He is survived by two sons, Ray Vest, Japan; Nelson Vest, Pilot; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Vest, Pilot. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Perry's Fork Church with burial in Iddings Cemetery. on August 19, 1950.4 He died on August 19, 1950 at Virginia at age 48.1,2,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 27, District 102, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 302, District 25, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia10
1940Dwelling 78, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1920Coal mine track layer9
1930Coal mine laborer10
1940Farmer11

Family

Lacie Ethel Light b. June 3, 1901, d. October 22, 1947
Marriage*Archie Porter Vest married Lacie Ethel Light, daughter of Henry Jacob Light and Tempie Elizabeth Vest, on February 27, 1922 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5,6,1,2,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Archie P. Vest obituary in the Aug 19, 1950 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Fern Light obituary in the Mar 19, 1997 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clara Edith Light obituary in the Feb 17, 1997 edition.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Vest-Light marriage record.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rheba Light Link obituary in the Nov 21, 2010 edition.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Howard Calvin Vest death certificate.
  14. [S6924] Iddings Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Mary Elizabeth Vest1,2

F, b. February 1, 1913, d. February 26, 1992
FatherJames Noah Vest3,1,2,4,5 b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
MotherLottie Ellen Light3,1,2,4,5 b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
     Mary Elizabeth Vest was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.6,7 Her Social Security Number was 228-84-6652.8 She was born on February 1, 1913 at Virginia.6,8 As of April 9, 1935,her married name was Atkinson.9 She married Charles Morris "Charlie" Atkinson, son of Edward "Edd" Atkinson and Sallie Amos, on April 9, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,9 Mary Elizabeth Vest died on February 26, 1992 at Radford, Virginia, at age 79.6,7,10 She SHAWSVILLE - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Atkinson, age 79, died Wednesday, February 26, 1992. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Josephine Neece, Elliston; Mrs. Anita Cooper, Salem; Mrs. Glenna Fitzgerald, Roanoke; three sons, Ronnie M. Atkinson, Elliston; Elwood Atkinson and Charles L. Atkinson, Christiansburg; two sisters, Mrs. Naomi Akers and Mrs. Grace Amos, both of Elliston; two brothers, Dayton Vest, Shawsville; Edgar Vest, Dublin; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Grant E. Bryant Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Booth officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Interment in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Grant E. Bryant Funeral Home, Elliston. on February 28, 1992.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 29, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 176, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Charles Morris "Charlie" Atkinson b. June 3, 1912, d. August 28, 1980
Marriage*Mary Elizabeth Vest married Charles Morris "Charlie" Atkinson, son of Edward "Edd" Atkinson and Sallie Amos, on April 9, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,9 
Children
  • Josephine Ann Atkinson6,7,1,11
  • Anita Atkinson7,1,11
  • Charles Elwood Atkinson6,7,1,11,12
  • Glenna Mae Atkinson6,7,1,11
  • Charles Lee Atkinson6,7,1,11,12
  • Ronnie Morris Atkinson6,7,1,11,12

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Atkinson.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary E. Atkinson obituary in the Feb 28, 1992 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Charles M. Atkinson obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lois Regent Vest1,2

F, b. circa January, 1919, d. September 1, 1981
FatherJames Noah Vest3,1,2,4,5,6 b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
MotherLottie Ellen Light3,1,2,4,5,6 b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
     Lois Regent Vest married William McKinley Smith.1,2 Her married name was Smith. Lois Regent Vest was born circa January, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She died on September 1, 1981.1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 29, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 176, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 61, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

William McKinley Smith
Marriage*Lois Regent Vest married William McKinley Smith.1,2 
Child
  • Calvin Ray Vest/Smith1,2

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lewis Edman Vest1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 6, 1922, d. May 21, 1923
FatherArchie Porter Vest1,2,3,4 b. September 27, 1901, d. August 19, 1950
MotherLacie Ethel Light1,2,3 b. June 3, 1901, d. October 22, 1947
     Lewis Edman Vest was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on December 6, 1922 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,5 He died on May 21, 1923 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2,3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  5. [S6924] Iddings Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Evelyn Light1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. October 18, 1903, d. April 6, 2001
FatherBrownlow Light7,2,3,4,5,8,6 b. November 21, 1861, d. October 26, 1947
MotherArdella "Della" Prillaman7,9,2,3,4,5,8,6 b. January 14, 1878, d. January 26, 1968
     Evelyn Light was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7 Her Social Security Number was 226-74-1006.10 She was born on October 18, 1903 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,10 She married Tonsaroyoo "Tonsa" "Bill" Shank, son of John Wesley Shank and Sarah Jane Dickerson, on April 23, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,7 As of April 23, 1923,her married name was Shank. Evelyn Light died on April 6, 2001 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 97.7,10 She SHANK, Evelyn Light, 97, the widow of Tonsa Shank, died Friday, April 6, 2001, at the home of a grandson in Simpsons. She was born October 18, 1903, in Simpsons, Floyd County, a daughter of Brownlow and Ardella Prillaman Light. Her father was a teacher in the early public schools in Locust Grove District and later postmaster at Simpsons. In 1923, she married Tonsa Shank, whose home was a few miles from Simpsons. The couple lived in Columbus, Ohio, Roanoke, and Simpsons before settling in 1948 at Mr. Shank's homeplace. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1978 and by brothers Binford, Julian, and Harris Light; sister, Corinne Light McNeil; and grandson, Larry M. Kesler. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sadie L. and Charles Benn, Alexandria; son and daughter-in-law, David and Phyllis Whitlock Shank, Arlington and Check; sister, Christine Vest, Simpsons; brother, Ralph E. Light, Rochester, N.Y; four grandchildren, Rodney L. Kesler, Simpsons, Eric I. Shank, Arlington, Jennifer E. Monma, Honolulu, Hawaii, and John T. Shank, Scottsdale, Ariz; and four great-grandchildren, Matthew Kesler, Tanya Kesler, James Shank, and Daichi Monma. Graveside services will be at Sherwood Memorial Park, Salem, on Monday, April 9, 2001 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Lane Spiegener officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on April 7, 2001.7

Census Records

1910Dwelling 180, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 12, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 286, District 1, Roanoke, Virginia11
1940Dwelling 6, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Tonsaroyoo "Tonsa" "Bill" Shank b. April 9, 1896, d. July 10, 1978
Marriage*Evelyn Light married Tonsaroyoo "Tonsa" "Bill" Shank, son of John Wesley Shank and Sarah Jane Dickerson, on April 23, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,7 
Children
  • Sadie Lucille Shank1,7,13,12,14
  • David Wendell Shank1

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for "Bill" Tonsaroyoo Shank.
  2. [S297] Ellen Stanley Rogers & Norris Prillaman Miller, The Prillaman Family, Descendants of Jacob Prillaman.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S1834] Democrat and Chronicle, From the Ralph Light obituary in the Dec 5, 2006 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Christine Jeanette Light Vest obituary in the Aug 23, 2018 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evelyn Light Shank obituary in the Apr 7, 2001 edition.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Ardella Prillaman Light.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Michael Kesler obituary in the Sep 9, 1995 edition.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

George Bunion Edwards1,2

M, b. June 27, 1883, d. June 11, 1964
     George Bunion Edwards was buried at St. Matthew Cemetery, 910 Dobbins Hollow Road, Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He was born on June 27, 1883 at Floyd Co., Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration Card has a birth date of Jun 27, 1882.1,3,2 He married Cliffey B. Bishop on January 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 George Bunion Edwards died on June 11, 1964 at age 80.3

Occupation

1915Farmer1

Family

Cliffey B. Bishop b. September 11, 1894, d. October 1, 1983
Marriage*George Bunion Edwards married Cliffey B. Bishop on January 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Edwards Link obituary in the May 28, 1992 edition.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Cliffey B. Bishop1,2

F, b. September 11, 1894, d. October 1, 1983
     Cliffey B. Bishop was buried at St. Matthew Cemetery, 910 Dobbins Hollow Road, Riner, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 224-32-3989.2 She was born on September 11, 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,2 She married George Bunion Edwards on January 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of January 27, 1915,her married name was Edwards. Cliffey B. Bishop died on October 1, 1983 at age 89.3

Family

George Bunion Edwards b. June 27, 1883, d. June 11, 1964
Marriage*She married George Bunion Edwards on January 27, 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. [S576] Margaret Tynan & Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume I.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Edwards Link obituary in the May 28, 1992 edition.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Samuel Littleberry Vest1

M, b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
FatherLittleberry "Berry" Vest2 b. November 28, 1774, d. November 14, 1868
MotherMary "Polly" Moore2 b. circa 1780, d. circa 1816
     Samuel Littleberry Vest was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on June 8, 1813 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings, daughter of Henry Iddings and Abigail Olive Richardson, on September 12, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 Samuel Littleberry Vest died on September 22, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 77.1,3

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
Marriage*Samuel Littleberry Vest married Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings, daughter of Henry Iddings and Abigail Olive Richardson, on September 12, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S343] Barbara Stanley (e-mail address), Willis Vest in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Apr 18, 2004.
  3. [S2859] Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2217445&GRid=60242894&CRid=2217445&
  4. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hannah Vest Hall obituary in the Jun 23. 1932 edition.
  8. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Isaac Hall Vest death certificate.
  11. [S1694] W. W. Gardner, Records of Death - Book 15, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1930 - Oct 18, 1935.