Mitchell Gregory Hall1,2

M, b. December 28, 1990, d. January 10, 2009
FatherSherman Lee Hall Sr.1,2
MotherNancy Bumbaugh1,2
     Mitchell Gregory Hall was born on December 28, 1990 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He died on January 10, 2009 at Virginia at age 18.2 He Mitchell Gregory Hall, 18, left this world on January 10, 2009 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born December 28, 1990 at home in Floyd. Va. Mitchell was a senior at Floyd County High School and was planning to attend Nashville Auto Diesel College. He loved his Ford trucks, hunting, and working on the farm. He was employed by John Blackwell and Junior Custer of Sunnyridge Farms, in Check. A memorial service will be held Monday, January 12, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Floyd Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Hall and the Rev. Robert Blackwell officiating. All who wish to celebrate Mitchell's life are invited to come. He leaves behind his brokenhearted parents, Sherman Lee Hall Sr. and Nancy Baumbach Hall; and brothers, Sherman Lee Hall Jr. and Colton Adam Basham Hall, all of Floyd; grandparents, Thomas Lee and Catherine Louise Blackwell Hall of Christiansburg; greatgrandmother, Eula Belle Williams Blackwell Quesenberry Martin of Floyd; and special friend, Hanna Mae Holt. He was blessed with a large family. Surviving uncles and aunts are Steve and Arlene Hall of Christiansburg, Timothy and Dana Hall of Knoxville, Tenn., William and Becky Baumbach of Wylie, Tex., George and Judy Baumbach of Knightdale, N.C., Gregory and Karen Baumbach of San Velijo, Calif., and Margie and Greg Oden of Leonard, Texas. Cousins are Craig and Krystine Hall; Sidney, Sierra and Ryan Hall; Grant Baumbach, Bethany and Charles Russell, John Gregory, Chelsey and Cassie Oden; Dalton Baumbach, Jared, Alex and Rachel Custer, Tabitha Sowers, Harley Hall, and Ashley, Ryan, Arianna and Caden Russell; and other cousins too numerous to list. Great uncles and aunts are Robert and Pat Blackwell of Floyd, Kenneth and Kathy Blackwell of Floyd, Fred Quesenberry of Floyd, Roscoe Hall of Floyd, Jack and Ruth Hall of Riner, Jane Shank of Floyd, "Aunt Pete" Ileda Shelor of Floyd, Mary and W.B. Nolen of Forrest, and Lyndall and Billy Cole of Pilot. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Nancy Baumbach of Leonard, Texas, formerly of Blacksburg, Va; and cousins, Toby Baumbach of Wylie, Texas, and Chris Hall of Floyd, He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on January 12, 2009.2

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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mitchell Gregory Hall obituary in the Jan 12, 2009 edition.

Rev. James Robert Blackwell1,2,3

M, b. November 9, 1939, d. October 13, 2011
FatherRobert Sherman Blackwell2,1,3,4 b. November 29, 1909, d. October 17, 1951
MotherEula Belle Williams1,2,3,4
     Rev. James Robert Blackwell was buried at Lee Cemetery, Rt. 8, Tuggles Gap, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on November 9, 1939 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Patricia Ann Page on October 7, 1960 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 Rev. James Robert Blackwell died on October 13, 2011 at Virginia at age 71.3 He The Reverend James Robert Blackwell, 71, of Floyd, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Robert was saved by God's grace at 28 years old, went to Piedmont Bible College, and was blessed to serve as the Pastor of Tuggles Gap Baptist Church for 31 years. He was born on November 9, 1939 to Robert Sherman and Eula Belle Williams Blackwell. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Patricia Page Blackwell; his mother, Eula Belle Martin; children and spouses, Joe and Lisa Blackwell, and Kim and Paul Shively; one granddaughter, Casey Blackwell; sisters and spouses, Nancy Jane Shank, Ileda Shelor, Catherine Louise and Thomas Hall, and Mary and W.B. Nolen; brother and spouse, Kenneth and Kathy Blackwell. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2011 at New Haven Baptist Church with Professor Dr. Hoyle Bowman, the Reverend Mike Vest and the Reverend Brian Cockram officiating. Interment will follow at the Lee Cemetery at Tuggles Gap. Visitation with the family will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at Gardner Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to Tuggles Gap Baptist Church will be preferred. Condolences to the family may be made at www.gardnerfuneralhomefloyd.com. Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd. on October 16, 2011.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 131, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Patricia Ann Page
Marriage*Rev. James Robert Blackwell married Patricia Ann Page on October 7, 1960 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children
  • Robert Joseph "Joe" Blackwell2,3
  • Kimberly Devone "Kim" Blackwell2,3

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Robert Blackwell obitutary in the Oct 16, 2011 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Harry Christain Deisher1,2,3,4

M, b. February 14, 1892, d. April 2, 1962
     Harry Christain Deisher was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 233-38-0921.3 He was born on February 14, 1892 at Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Lorene Evelyn Williams, daughter of Thomas Albert "Tom" Williams and Martha Ellen "Mattie" "Mama Williams" Goings, on September 2, 1913 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6,7 Harry Christain Deisher died on April 2, 1962 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 70.3,5 He Harry C. Deisher, former chief of the utility tax division in the state auditor's office and whose state-government career spanned 47 years, died in a Charleston hospital today after a long illness, he was 70. A resident of 3311 Virginia Ave., SE, Mr. Deisher first came to the state government in 1913 as a bookkeeper for the old Board of Control and moved to the auditor's office in 1933. He held his post with the tax division for 28 years, retiring in 1960. Born in Botetourt County, Va, Mr. Deisher received his early education in public schools there and attended Daleville College in Daleville, Va., and the National Business College at Roanoke. He was a member of St. Marks Methodist Church here for 48 years, and held membership in Charleston Lodge 153 AF & AM and Scottish Rite Bodies. Survivors are his wife, Lorene Williams Deisher; a daughter, Mrs. B. D. Prescott of Denver, Colo; two sisters, Miss Clyde Deisher and Mrs. S. W. Simmons of Eagle Rock, Va; and two grandchildren. The body is at Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home. on April 2, 1962.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 88, District 89, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 292, District 29, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia9
1940Dwelling 121, District 20-70, Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia10

Occupation

1920Board of Control bookkeeper8
1930Insurance agent9
1940State accountant10

Family

Lorene Evelyn Williams b. September 24, 1892, d. October 18, 1967
Marriage*Harry Christain Deisher married Lorene Evelyn Williams, daughter of Thomas Albert "Tom" Williams and Martha Ellen "Mattie" "Mama Williams" Goings, on September 2, 1913 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.5,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Harry Christain Deisher death certificate.
  4. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Smith-Deisher wedding announcement in the Nov 29, 1936 edition.
  5. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Harry C. Deisher obituary in the Apr 2, 1962 edition.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Lorene Williams Deisher obituary in the Oct 19, 1967 edition.
  7. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Harry Christian Deisher, Jr. obituary in the Jul 13, 1938 edition.
  12. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Prescott-Smith wedding announcement in the Aug 23, 1946 edition.

Doshia/Docia Wilson1,2

F, b. January 31, 1810, d. March 20, 1890
     Doshia/Docia Wilson was born on January 31, 1810 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 She married John R. Conner, son of Jonathan Conner and Sarah "Sally" Reed, circa 1830 at Virginia.1,2 As of 1830,her married name was Conner. Doshia/Docia Wilson died on March 20, 1890 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 80; Died of flux.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 231, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 448, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 180, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 371, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

John R. Conner b. circa 1805
Marriage*Doshia/Docia Wilson married John R. Conner, son of Jonathan Conner and Sarah "Sally" Reed, circa 1830 at Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate.

Hazel Marie Hylton1,2,3,4

F, b. March 23, 1944, d. March 25, 2004
FatherUnice C. Hylton5,3,6 b. September 25, 1907, d. August 13, 2006
MotherVada E. Vaughn5,3,6
     Her Social Security Number was 229-58-1295.7 Hazel Marie Hylton was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 She was born on March 23, 1944 at Radford, Virginia.3,7 She married Kenneth Williams Blackwell, son of Robert Sherman Blackwell and Eula Belle Williams, on June 17, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5 As of June 17, 1967,her married name was Blackwell. Hazel Marie Hylton died on March 25, 2004 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 60.5,7 She Hazel Hylton Blackwell, 60, of Floyd, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2004, at her home after a battle with cancer. She graduated from Floyd High School and Radford College, becoming an elementary school teacher in 1966. Having taught in Roanoke, Pulaski, and Floyd County, Hazel retired in 2002. After retirement she enjoyed arts and crafts, nature, photography, working with the Farm Bureau ladies and trips to Florida with her sisters. Hazel is survived by her husband, Kenneth W. Blackwell; sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Janice Blackwell, Matthew and Kelly Blackwell; grandsons, Dusten and C. J. Flinchum; father and mother, Unice and Vada Hylton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Louise and Curtis Nester, Donna and Jack Simmons; mother-in-law, Eula W. Martin; sisters-in-law and husbands, Nancy Jane and Richard Shank, Ileda and Frank Shelor, Louise and Tommy Hall, Mary and W. B. Nolen; brother-in-law and wife, Robert and Patricia Blackwell; special friend and niece, Kimberly B. Shively; an uncle and several aunts; numerous nieces, and nephews; many special school related and other friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 28, 2004 at Gardner Funeral Home with Rev. Lawrence Nuckolls officiating. Interment will follow in Red Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after 8:30 a.m. on Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Flowers will be appreciated but donations may be made to Floyd County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 257, Floyd Va. 24091 or Falling Branch United Methodist Church, 109 Falling Branch Road, Floyd Va. 24091. Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd is in charge of the arrangements. on March 27, 2004.5

Family

Kenneth Williams Blackwell
Marriage*She married Kenneth Williams Blackwell, son of Robert Sherman Blackwell and Eula Belle Williams, on June 17, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,5 
Children
  • Charles Arthur Blackwell5,1,4,6
  • Matthew Sherman Blackwell5,2,4,6

Citations

  1. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Record # 00-87.
  2. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Ref # 01-106.
  3. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Hylton Blackwell obituary in the Mar 27, 2004 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Unice C. Hylton obituary in the Aug 14, 2006 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Ileda Arlene Williams1,2,3,4

F, b. June 14, 1913, d. March 26, 2016
FatherCharles Emmettt "Charlie" Williams2,1,3,4 b. March 27, 1870, d. August 7, 1965
MotherOlive Jane Bower1,2,3,4 b. November 1, 1871, d. September 8, 1942
     Ileda Arlene Williams was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on June 14, 1913 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2,4 She married Luther Ramon Blackwell, son of James Arthur Blackwell and Nancy Maude Spangler, on December 19, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,3 As of December 19, 1936,her married name was Blackwell. Ileda Arlene Williams died on March 26, 2016 at Virginia at age 102.3 She Ileda Arlene Williams Blackwell (Granny to most who knew her), 102, of Check, Va., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 26, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Ramon Blackwell; her daughter, Mildred Blackwell, and her parents, Charles and Olive Williams. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Henry Williams, Kate Whitlock, Dave Williams, Abe Williams, Ike Williams, Alverta Martin, Elzada Boothe, and Eula Martin.Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, John L. and Betty R. Blackwell of Check; her daughter, Linda B. Barlow of Check and Donald McBlane (Mac) Whitlock of Floyd; grandchildren, Sandra B. Settles and Nate Settles of Salem, Carol Blackwell of Check, Kathy Barlow and Michael Aftandilian of Roanoke and Dianna Blackwell-Hale and Paul Hale of Check. Also surviving are great-grandchildren, Alexandra C. Turpin and Austin Turpin, Rachel Custer and Cameron Elkins, Nicholas Conner, Christoper Conner, Jared Custer, Trey Hale, Emma Hale and Caroline Hale; great-great grandchildren, Madison Worrell and Harper Worrell. She is also survived by a multitude of dearly loved nieces and nephews. Granny was a member of Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren. She was a retired farmer and an avid gardener until just a few years ago. She loved the Lord and enjoyed reading her Bible, singing hymns and watching preaching on TV. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren with Bro. Hebron Quesenberry and Bro. Elbert Lee Naff officiating. Interment in the Red Oak Grove Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made in Granny's honor to Red Oak Grove Cemetery or Floyd County Station 3 Fire Department, as Granny was very proud of Jared's service there. on March 29, 2016.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 101, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Luther Ramon Blackwell b. May 1, 1911, d. January 2, 1975
Marriage*Ileda Arlene Williams married Luther Ramon Blackwell, son of James Arthur Blackwell and Nancy Maude Spangler, on December 19, 1936 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ileda Arlene Williams Blackwell obituary in the Mar 29, 2016 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Mildred Thelma Blackwell1,2

F, b. October 10, 1937, d. October 20, 1940
FatherLuther Ramon Blackwell1,2,3,4 b. May 1, 1911, d. January 2, 1975
MotherIleda Arlene Williams1,2,3,4 b. June 14, 1913, d. March 26, 2016
     Mildred Thelma Blackwell was buried at Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Rt. 221 east from Floyd, left on Bethlehem Church Road NE, left at next fork (Red Oak Grove Road north), on a hill across from Red Oak Grove Church of the Brethren, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She was born on October 10, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She died on October 20, 1940 at Virginia at age 3.1,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 101, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S221] Barb Reininger, Red Oak Grove Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ileda Arlene Williams Blackwell obituary in the Mar 29, 2016 edition.