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's Cemetery, Rt. 677 near intersection with Rt. 617, Laurel Ridge, 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's Cemetery, Rt. 677 near intersection with Rt. 617, Laurel Ridge, 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.

Betty Jane Hedrick1

F, b. April 5, 1932, d. January 24, 2017
     Betty Jane Hedrick was buried at McKee Cemetery, Gravel Hill Road, Bedford Co., Virginia.1 She was born on April 5, 1932.2 She married Harry Lloyd Wimmer, son of Rev. Frank H. Wimmer and Hassie Nester, on December 16, 1951 at South Carolina.3,1 As of December 16, 1951,her married name was Wimmer. Betty Jane Hedrick died on January 24, 2017 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 84.1 She Betty Jane Hedrick Wimmer, 84, of Salem, Va., died on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, after a brave battle with cancer. She passed away at her home with family and friends present. Betty is survived by her son, Gary Wimmer and his wife, Kim, and grandson, Carson; and her son, Kevin and his wife, Robin; four sisters; two brothers; and numerous family members and close friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Wimmer; her daughter, Jill Wimmer; and several beloved family members. We would like to offer our heartfelt gratitude to Gentle Shepherd Hospice for caring for Mom during her battle. A special thanks to her friend, Sharon, for her constant dedication throughout... we are eternally grateful. Thanks also to Kevin and Robin for their love and support. Betty was known to all as an admirable, humble woman who always had a beautiful smile and a giving and loving nature. She was exceptional in her devotion and love for friends and family. The light of her life was her attachment, affection, and shared experiences with her grandson, Carson. They had an emotional bond filled with happiness and joy in every moment they shared together. Betty's beliefs in Jesus Christ and his teachings were steadfast and the way she lived her life set an example for others. While Betty was treasured on earth, she is now one of God's truly special angels in Heaven. We will miss her but will cherish our sweet memories and forever keep her alive in our hearts. Rest in glorious peace our dearly beloved Betty. Visitation hours will be from 2 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Oakey's North Chapel on Peters Creek Road. A Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Oakey's North Chapel with Pastor Hilton Jeffreys officiating. Interment will follow in the McKee Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel Baptist Church or to Gentle Shepherd Hospice. on January 27, 2017.1

Family

Harry Lloyd Wimmer b. May 11, 1933, d. August 11, 2004
Marriage*She married Harry Lloyd Wimmer, son of Rev. Frank H. Wimmer and Hassie Nester, on December 16, 1951 at South Carolina.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Betty Jane Hedrick Wimmer obituary in the Jan 27, 2017 edition.
  2. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harry Lloyd Wimmer obituary in the Aug 15, 2004 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jill Annette Wimmer obituary in the Dec 25, 1994 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Dennis Earl Wimmer1,2,3

M, b. May 2, 1929, d. December 12, 2000
FatherDennis Omer Wimmer1,4,2,5,3 b. December 19, 1908, d. October 30, 1979
MotherRachel Anne Beckner1,4,2,5,3 b. November 30, 1905, d. October 30, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 229-32-0312.6 Dennis Earl Wimmer was born on May 2, 1929 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,3 He married Shirley Jean Cockran on March 7, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Dennis Earl Wimmer and Shirley Jean Cockran were divorced on September 2, 1976 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 Dennis Earl Wimmer married Drema Colleen Smith on July 8, 1985 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Dennis Earl Wimmer died on December 12, 2000 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 71.1,6 He WIMMER, Dennis Earl, 71, of Woodlawn, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2000 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis O. and Rachel Beckner Wimmer, and a brother, Paul Wimmer. Surviving are four daughters, Denise Jones, Sandra Royal, Rebecca Smith, Stephanie Hancock; three sons, Wendell Wimmer, Jerry Wimmer, Daniel Wimmer; one brother, Lane Wimmer; two sisters, Lera Sue Kidd, Linda Clarkson; thirteen grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11:30... on December 14, 2000.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 137, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 48, District 32-6, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Shirley Jean Cockran
Marriage*Dennis Earl Wimmer married Shirley Jean Cockran on March 7, 1954 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Dennis Earl Wimmer and Shirley Jean Cockran were divorced on September 2, 1976 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7 
Children
  • Stephanie Wimmer1
  • Denise Gay Wimmer1
  • Wendell Wimmer1
  • Sandra Lou Wimmer8,1
  • Rebecca "Berdy" Wimmer1
  • Jerry Lane Wimmer1
  • Daniel Eric Wimmer9,1

Family 2

Drema Colleen Smith
Marriage*Dennis Earl Wimmer married Drema Colleen Smith on July 8, 1985 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dennis Earl Wimmer obituary in the Dec 14, 2000 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sue Kidd obituary in the Jul 29, 2011 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Paul Ennis Wimmer1

M, b. November 11, 1927, d. July 19, 1994
FatherDennis Omer Wimmer2,3,4,5 b. December 19, 1908, d. October 30, 1979
MotherRachel Anne Beckner2,3,4,5 b. November 30, 1905, d. October 30, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 228-30-5203.6 Paul Ennis Wimmer was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.7 He was born on November 11, 1927 at Virginia.6 He married Barbara Ann Sink before 1955.7,8 Paul Ennis Wimmer died on July 19, 1994 at Virginia at age 66.7,6 He WIMMER, Paul E., 66, of Roanoke Co. died Tuesday, July 19, 1994. Surviving is his wife, Barbara Ann Wimmer; a son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Debbie Wimmer; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Troy Wilson; grandsons, Christopher Eugene Wilson, Jeffrey Dale Wimmer, Travis Gene Wimmer; granddaughters, Annette Susan Wilson, Danessa Mae Wimmer; brothers and sisters-in-law, Earl and Drema Wimmer, Lane and Linda Wimmer; sisters, Lera Sue Kidd and Linda Thomas. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 1994, in Sherwood Memorial Park. Friends may call at Oakey's South Chapel after 1 p.m. Wednesday. on July 20, 1994.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 137, District 12, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 48, District 32-6, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Barbara Ann Sink b. circa 1932, d. August 10, 2010
Marriage*Paul Ennis Wimmer married Barbara Ann Sink before 1955.7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dennis Earl Wimmer obituary in the Dec 14, 2000 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sue Kidd obituary in the Jul 29, 2011 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.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul E. Wimmer obituary in the Jul 20, 1994 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Barbara Ann Wimmer obituary in the Aug 12, 2010 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.

Lera Sue Wimmer1,2,3

F, b. circa 1932, d. July 27, 2011
FatherDennis Omer Wimmer4,1,3,5 b. December 19, 1908, d. October 30, 1979
MotherRachel Anne Beckner4,1,3,5 b. November 30, 1905, d. October 30, 1980
     Lera Sue Wimmer married Rubin Kidd.6 Her married name was Kidd. Lera Sue Wimmer was born circa 1932 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of June 11, 1949,her married name was Kelley.1 She married Alvis Sharon Kelley on June 11, 1949 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Lera Sue Wimmer died on July 27, 2011 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She Sue Kidd, 78, passed away July 27, 2011, at her home in Shawsville. She was the former Lera Sue Wimmer, daughter of Dennis O. and Rachel Beckner Wimmer, of Floyd. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul E. Wimmer and Dennis Earl Wimmer. She is survived by her daughter, Grace Kelley (James Wimmer) and son, Michael E. Kelley (Johnnie), stepdaughter, Kathy Brooks (Hawley) and stepson, Kerry Kidd (Diane). She is survived by six grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren, Randy Burdette, Travis Kelley, Robin Burdette DeIulio, Sandy Burdette Troy, Beth Burdette, Amanda Kelley, Kerri Kidd and Kevin Kidd; nine greatgrandchildren; her sister, Linda Clarkson (Wayne); and brother, Lane Wimmer (Lynda). At her request there will be no visitation nor funeral. She will be cremated and ashes scattered over a special place. At Sue's request, in lieu of flowers, please consider buying a coat or other type of clothing for a person in need, take a lonely person out to eat, or some other charitable act. Friends and family can join us at the Red Palace Chinese Restaurant, Valley View, at 6 p.m. on Friday or honor her memory at the Wimmer reunion on Saturday in Copper Hill. on July 29, 2011.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 48, District 32-6, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Rubin Kidd
Marriage*Lera Sue Wimmer married Rubin Kidd.6 

Family 2

Alvis Sharon Kelley
Marriage*Lera Sue Wimmer married Alvis Sharon Kelley on June 11, 1949 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children
  • Michael E. Kelley3
  • Grace Kelley2,3

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S937] VA Montgomery Co., Register 11, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sue Kidd obituary in the Jul 29, 2011 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dennis Earl Wimmer obituary in the Dec 14, 2000 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.

Lee Roy Spangler1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 9, 1911, d. February 2, 2001
FatherJohn Harvey Spangler1,6,2,7,8,9,3,4,5 b. October 10, 1874, d. March 23, 1947
MotherMinnie Minerva Wimmer1,6,2,7,8,9,3,4,5 b. August 17, 1884, d. April 14, 1978
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-3002.10 Lee Roy Spangler was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on March 9, 1911 at Virginia.10 He married Marguerite Warren on August 20, 1962 at Reidsville, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.9 Lee Roy Spangler died on February 2, 2001 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 89.1,10,2 He SPANGLER, Lee Roy, 89, of Roanoke County, passed away Friday morning, February 2, 2001, following an extended illness. He was a member of Grandin Court Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Cridlin Men's Bible Class. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Harvey Spangler and Minnie Wimmer Spangler. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Marguerite W. Spangler of Roanoke; step children, Linda Gibbons and her husband, Rodney of Ocean Pines, Berlin, Md; step son, Gary Grammer of Florida; step grandchildren, Shannon Grammer and his wife, Amy of Roanoke, Lorelei Holt and her husband, Randall of Callaway, Mrs. Tammy Crockett and her husband, Edward of Seaford, Del; one great-granddaughter, Kyndal Grammer of Roanoke; three sisters, Mrs. Beulah Spangler Claflin of Christiansburg, Mrs. Virginia Spangler Mills of Roanoke, Mrs. Mary Spangler Jamison and her husband, R. C. (Bob) Jamison of Boones Mill; a niece, Sandra Elaine Mills of Christiansburg; a nephew, Dennis Marco Mills of Catawba; and a first cousin, Mrs. Mabel Epperley. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2001, at Oakey's South Chapel with the Rev. Carol Johnston and the Rev. Kevin Meadows officiating. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3825 Electric Rd., Roanoke, Va. 24018. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. on February 4, 2001.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 240, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7
1930Dwelling 129, District 11, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia8

Family

Marguerite Warren
Marriage*Lee Roy Spangler married Marguerite Warren on August 20, 1962 at Reidsville, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.9 

Citations

  1. [S181] Spangler Genealogy, online http://www.spanglers.info/span.html
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lee Roy Spangler obituary in the Feb 4, 2001 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia S. Mills obituary in the Dec 1, 2011 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Beulah S. Thompson Claflin obituary in the Jun 1, 2009 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Spangler Jamison obituary in the Nov 3, 2012 edition.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Minnie Wimmer Spangler obituary in the Apr 20, 1978 edition.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Spangler-Grammer wedding announcement in an unidentified newspaper.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings1,2

F, b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
FatherHenry Iddings1 b. December 25, 1762, d. June 24, 1854
MotherAbigail Olive Richardson1 b. circa 1770, d. 1845
     Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on November 1, 1817 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Samuel Littleberry Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on September 12, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 As of September 12, 1833,her married name was Vest. Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings died on June 27, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 72.1,2

Census Records

1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Samuel Littleberry Vest b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
Marriage*Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings married Samuel Littleberry Vest, son of Littleberry "Berry" Vest and Mary "Polly" Moore, on September 12, 1833 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [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&
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Hannah Vest Hall obituary in the Jun 23. 1932 edition.
  7. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Isaac Hall Vest death certificate.
  10. [S1694] W. W. Gardner, Records of Death - Book 15, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1, 1930 - Oct 18, 1935.

John Aaron Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. November 18, 1845, d. July 6, 1910
FatherAaron M. Conner1,2,3,5,6 b. November, 1811, d. September 1, 1867
MotherKesiah "Cuzzie" Cole2,1,3,5,6,7 b. October 6, 1814, d. September 15, 1900
     John Aaron Conner was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.8 He was born on November 18, 1845 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest, daughter of Samuel Littleberry Vest and Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings, on January 3, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3 John Aaron Conner died on July 6, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 64.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 84, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1860Dwelling 373, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1870Dwelling 235, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 68, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 173, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 34, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1870Farmer7
1880Farmer4
1900Farmer10
1910Farmer11

Family

Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest b. March 23, 1850, d. December 18, 1930
Marriage*John Aaron Conner married Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest, daughter of Samuel Littleberry Vest and Sarah H. "Sally" Iddings, on January 3, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  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. [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&
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  15. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest1,2

F, b. March 23, 1850, d. December 18, 1930
FatherSamuel Littleberry Vest2,1,3 b. June 8, 1813, d. September 22, 1890
MotherSarah H. "Sally" Iddings1,2,3 b. November 1, 1817, d. June 27, 1890
     Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest was buried at Samuel L. Vest Cemetery, Vest Tannery Road, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 She was born on March 23, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,3 She married John Aaron Conner, son of Aaron M. Conner and Kesiah "Cuzzie" Cole, on January 3, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5 As of January 3, 1867,her married name was Conner. Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest died on December 18, 1930 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80.2,6,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 235, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1880Dwelling 68, District 29, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1890Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 173, District 17, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1910Dwelling 34, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1920Dwelling 105, District 98, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Alfred12
1930Dwelling 23, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son Josepn Nathan Conner13

Family

John Aaron Conner b. November 18, 1845, d. July 6, 1910
Marriage*Mary Ellen "Polly" Vest married John Aaron Conner, son of Aaron M. Conner and Kesiah "Cuzzie" Cole, on January 3, 1867 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [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&
  5. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  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. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  16. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.

Daniel Peter "Dan" Conner1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 28, 1828, d. November 13, 1912
FatherWilliam P. Conner Sr.4 b. September, 1768, d. September 10, 1853
MotherCatherine "Katy" Poff4 b. circa 1793, d. June 12, 1878
     Daniel Peter "Dan" Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 He Was a Confederate soldier, as a Private in 54th Virginia Infantry Volunteers. #18, page 99 of the Confederate Records in Virginia State Library, Richmond, Virginia. He was born on April 28, 1828 at Montgomery Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Apr 4, 1827.6,4,5 He Deed Between William and Catherine Conner and sons William and Daniel
This indenture made this 30th day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine between William Conner Sr. And Catherine his wife of the one part and William P. Conner and Daniel P. Conner, his sons of the other part. Witness that said William Conner Sr. and Catherine his wife for and consideration of the love and respect for my two sons William and Daniel Conner and also for the further consideration of the sum of two dollars in hand paid by the above named William Conner Sr. And his wife Catherine the receipt whereof acknowledge by the above named William Conner Sr. And his wife Catherine hath bargained and sold unto the above named William and Daniel P. Conner one half of all my land including the dwelling house the above named parcel of land is to be the _______ and together with all and single the appurttenances hereto belonging into William and Daniel P. Conner and their heirs and assigns forever from the said William Conner Sr. And Catherine his wife or their heirs from the claims or claimed of any and every person whatever_____ _____ ______the above mentioned William. William Conner Sr. reserves to himself entire possessions and profits from said land and premises during his natural life clear of any claims whatever and after my decease the said William P. Conner shall take the land and profit to them sealer their heirs and assigns forever. In witness whereof we have hereunto affixed our hands and seals this day and year first above written. Wm. (X) Conner Catherine (X) Conner This deed of gift from William Conner Sr. And his wife to William P. Conner and Daniel P. Conner was received and with the artifices thereon endorsed was ordered to be recorded. on November 30, 1849.7 He married Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson, daughter of Elijah Wilson and Hannah Light, on April 10, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 Daniel Peter "Dan" 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 died on November 13, 1912 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 84.6,4,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 85, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 233, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1870Dwelling 373, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1880Dwelling 215, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 281, District 19, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1910Dwelling 174, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1851Floyd Co., VirginiaAppointed postmaster at Simpsons Post Office. Served until Mar 10, 1852.14
1860Farmer2
1870Farmer9
1880Farmer10
1900Farmer12

Family

Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson b. January 9, 1832, d. August 21, 1902
Marriage*Daniel Peter "Dan" Conner married Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson, daughter of Elijah Wilson and Hannah Light, on April 10, 1850 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Daniel P. Conner death certificate.
  5. [S6393] Logan Reed Jennings, "The Poffs of Floyd County, Virginia."
  6. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  7. [S411] B. J. Conner, The Conner Family 1736-1997.
  8. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S116] Floyd Press, From an article about the appointments of Simpsons Postmasters in the Aug 16, 1979 edtion.
  15. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  16. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  17. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Rasmus Alvin Conner death certificate.
  18. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  19. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  20. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Eshie Elzarra King1

F, b. August 22, 1911, d. August 9, 1989
FatherJohn Henry King2,3,4 b. November 8, 1872, d. February 11, 1948
MotherLavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner2,3,4 b. March 5, 1879, d. December 25, 1965
     Her Social Security Number was 223-30-2749.5 Eshie Elzarra King was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on August 22, 1911 at Virginia.2,5 She died on August 9, 1989 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 77.5,1 She FLOYD -- Eshie Elzarra King, age 77, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 16, 1989 at Skyline Manor Nursing Home. She is survived by: two sisters, Virgie Akers, Roanoke, Inez Foster, Shawsville; one brother, Irvin King, Roanoke; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Salem Church, with Elder Hale Terry and Elder W. T. Conner officiating. Interment in the Restvale Cemetery. Gardner Funeral Home handled arrangements. on August 24, 1989.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 165, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 21, District 28, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her brother-in-law Charlie Gwaltney6
1940Dwelling 59, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1930Laundry ironer6

Citations

  1. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Eshie Elzarra King obituary in the Aug 24, 1989 edition.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Pinie View "Phiney" King1,2,3,4

F, b. January 21, 1913, d. November 12, 1935
FatherJohn Henry King1,5,4 b. November 8, 1872, d. February 11, 1948
MotherLavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner1,5,4 b. March 5, 1879, d. December 25, 1965
     Pinie View "Phiney" King was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 21, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 She died on November 12, 1935 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 22.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 165, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 21, District 28, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her brother-in-law Charlie Gwaltney3

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Inez Effie King1,2,3

F, b. August 10, 1916, d. May 5, 2010
FatherJohn Henry King4,5,6,7,3 b. November 8, 1872, d. February 11, 1948
MotherLavinia Ann "Visa" "Annie" Conner4,5,6,7,3 b. March 5, 1879, d. December 25, 1965
     Inez Effie King married Homer Edward Foster, son of Elmer Cleveland Foster and Maude Hilda Jewell.4,8,9,1,2,10 Inez Effie King was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,11 Her married name was Foster. She was born on August 10, 1916 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,8,3,11 She died on May 5, 2010 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 93.2,11,3 She Inez Effie King Foster, 93, of Shawsville, Va., went to her Heavenly Home on Wednesday, May 5, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Edward Foster. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Lyndel and Joyce Foster; two daughters and son-in-law, Shirley and E.G. Conner, and Connie Hall; four grandchildren and spouses, Brian and Traci Foster, Angela and James Epperly, Wayne and Angela Conner, and Kevin and Tonya Hall; six greatgrandchildren, Joe Foster, Matthew Epperly, Brooke Conner, Jonathan Conner, Cedric Hall and Breanna Hall; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2010, at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Thomas McCracken officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday, May 6, 2010, at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on May 6, 2010.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 165, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 243, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 124, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Family

Homer Edward Foster b. October 1, 1912, d. June 30, 1988
Marriage*Inez Effie King married Homer Edward Foster, son of Elmer Cleveland Foster and Maude Hilda Jewell.4,8,9,1,2,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Homer Edward Foster.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Inez Effie King Foster obituary in the May 6, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgie K. Gwaltney Akers obitutary in the Sep 14, 1996 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. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  9. [S43] Lois A. Henson, The Family Jewells.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S4955] Restvale Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Lyndel Seth Foster obituary.
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  15. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  16. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.