Ethel A. Clower1,2,3

F, b. February 20, 1888, d. August 14, 1959
FatherJoseph A. Clower1,3 b. August, 1852, d. May 5, 1921
MotherLetitia "Tishie" Hale1,3 b. August 5, 1861, d. December 13, 1917
     Ethel A. Clower was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2 She was born on February 20, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,3 She married Samuel Lee Moran, son of George Moran and Elizabeth Hancock, on October 10, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 As of October 10, 1906,her married name was Moran. Ethel A. Clower died on August 14, 1959 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia, at age 71.1,4,2 She Floyd, Aug 14 - Mrs. Ethel Clower Moran, 71, of Check died today at a Marion Hospital. Surviving are her husband, Elder Samuel L. Moran; a daughter, Mrs. V. T. Sowers, Check; a sister, Mrs. Jasper Eans, Check; a brother Archie Clower, Pilot; four grandchildren and 14 grandchildren. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Head of the River Church with burial in the church cemetery. The body will be taken from Wood Funeral Home to the residence at 2 p.m. tomorrow and to the church one hour before the service. on August 15, 1959.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Samuel Lee Moran b. February 22, 1877, d. February 28, 1960
Marriage*Ethel A. Clower married Samuel Lee Moran, son of George Moran and Elizabeth Hancock, on October 10, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2 

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Ethel Clower Moran.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ethel Clower Moran obitutary in the Aug 15, 1959 edition.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.

Vada Epperly1,2

F, b. January 25, 1909, d. March 1, 1974
     Her Social Security Number was 226-50-9298.3 Vada Epperly was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 She was born on January 25, 1909 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She married Okey Raymond Conner, son of Erasmus Eller "Ras" Conner and Callie Lee Epperly, circa 1928.4,2 As of circa 1928,her married name was Conner.4 Vada Epperly died on March 1, 1974 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.3,1,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 129, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 123, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Okey Raymond Conner b. September 22, 1906, d. August 24, 1969
Marriage*Vada Epperly married Okey Raymond Conner, son of Erasmus Eller "Ras" Conner and Callie Lee Epperly, circa 1928.4,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Ivan Poff1,2,3

M, b. December 27, 1915, d. August 13, 1952
FatherNoah Flemon Poff1,4,5,3 b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
MotherCarrie Etta McNeil1,4,5,3 b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
     William Ivan Poff married Velvia "Velvie" McNeil, daughter of Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil and Mellie C. Epperly.6,2 William Ivan Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on December 27, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He died on August 13, 1952 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 36.1,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 237, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 158, District 61-17, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farmer7

Family

Velvia "Velvie" McNeil b. February 17, 1916, d. May 29, 2001
Marriage*William Ivan Poff married Velvia "Velvie" McNeil, daughter of Thomas Jefferson "Bead" "Bebe" McNeil and Mellie C. Epperly.6,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1703] W. W. Likens and Fred M. Craig, Records of Death - Book 24, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Jan 1949 - Jul 1953.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velvia Williams Graham obitutary in the May 31, 2001 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irvin Lee Poff obituary in the Jun 10, 2012 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S1698] Unknown compiler, Records of Death - Book 19, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Dec 5, 1936 - Oct 21, 1944.

Aubrey Dale Poff1,2,3

M, b. August 21, 1916, d. March 20, 1941
FatherNoah Flemon Poff4,5,3 b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
MotherCarrie Etta McNeil4,5,3 b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
     Aubrey Dale Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He married Merle Marie Jennings.2 Aubrey Dale Poff was born on August 21, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He died on March 20, 1941 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 24.1,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 237, District 104, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Merle Marie Jennings
Marriage*Aubrey Dale Poff married Merle Marie Jennings.2 

Citations

  1. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Martin Flemon "Flem" Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. April 16, 1920, d. June 21, 1978
FatherNoah Flemon Poff1,5,4 b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
MotherCarrie Etta McNeil1,5,4 b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
     His Social Security Number was 223-22-8218.6 Martin Flemon "Flem" Poff was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,4 He was born on April 16, 1920 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,4 He married Pauline Hattie Pratt, daughter of Mullins Pratt and Nora Alma Pratt, on October 14, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 Martin Flemon "Flem" Poff died on June 21, 1978 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 58.7,2,3,4 He FLOYD -- Martin Flemon (Flem) Poff, age 58, of Pilot died Wednesday, June 21, 1978, in a Roanoke hospital. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Pauline Pratt Poff, Pilot; three daughters, Mrs. Esker Lee Akers, Mrs. Melvin Shaver, both of Riner, Mrs. Calvin Dove, Blacksburg; one son Edsil Poff, Pilot; two sisters, Mrs. Ben Alley, Salem, Mrs. George Nichols, Pilot; two brothers, Rev. Roy Poff, Christiansburg, Wilmer Poff, Check; 6 grandchildren. Funeral was held Friday, June 23, 1978, at 2:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, with interment in Rest Vale Cemetery. on June 29, 1978.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 130, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1940Farmer8

Family

Pauline Hattie Pratt
Marriage*Martin Flemon "Flem" Poff married Pauline Hattie Pratt, daughter of Mullins Pratt and Nora Alma Pratt, on October 14, 1942 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  3. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Martin Flemon Poff obituary in the Jun 29, 1978 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S306] Ora Belle Mayberry McColman and Others, Emera Altizer of Montgomery Co., VA and Some of his Descendants 1736-1997.
  10. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Edsil McCoy Poff obituary in an undated edition.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Marjory Ketchens "Margie" Poff1,2,3

F, b. August 13, 1925, d. November 7, 2017
FatherNoah Flemon Poff4,5,2,3 b. May 22, 1884, d. April 17, 1954
MotherCarrie Etta McNeil4,5,2,3 b. December 9, 1884, d. March 22, 1966
     Marjory Ketchens "Margie" Poff was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 She was born on August 13, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2 As of August 5, 1955,her married name was Nichols.2 She married George Wright Nichols on August 5, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,2,3 Marjory Ketchens "Margie" Poff died on November 7, 2017 at Virginia at age 92.3 She Marjory Poff Nichols, 92, of Pilot slipped away to her heavenly home on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Nichols; her parents, Noah and Carrie Poff; five brothers and two sisters. Left to cherish her memory are two children, Sherry (Freddie) Smith, Elton (Kathy) Nichols; four grandchildren Scott (Kimberly) Keith, Darren (Tammy) Keith, Elisha (Shannon) Hypes, David (Tiffany) Songer; seven great grandchildren, Jacob Keith, Daniel Keith, Kora Keith, Hunter Keith, Issak Keith, Joshua Keith, Charlee Songer; sister-in-law, Pauline Poff, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday November 10, 2017 at Huffville United Methodist Church with Pastor Hebron Quesenberry and Pastor Leon Alley officiating, interment will follow in Huffville Cemetery. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Thursday November 9, 2017 at Gardner Funeral Home Floyd where the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. The family would like to send special thanks to her caregivers Fran Richardson, Becky Peterson, Good Samatrian Hospice, Radford Rehab and Nursing. Dear friend and neighbor Diane Wimmer. on November 9, 2017.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 132, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 130, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

George Wright Nichols b. January 15, 1925, d. November 7, 1993
Marriage*Marjory Ketchens "Margie" Poff married George Wright Nichols on August 5, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,2,3 
Children
  • Sherry Deree Nichols8,7,3
  • Elton Willis Nichols7,9,10,3

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marjory Poff Nichols obituary in the Nov 9, 2017 edition.
  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. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Wright Nichols obituary in the Nov 8, 1993 edition.
  8. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S936] VA Montgomery Co., Register 9, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  10. [S905] VA Montgomery Co., Register 14, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.

George Wright Nichols1,2,3,4

M, b. January 15, 1925, d. November 7, 1993
     His Social Security Number was 231-30-7833.5 George Wright Nichols was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on January 15, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,3 He married Marjory Ketchens "Margie" Poff, daughter of Noah Flemon Poff and Carrie Etta McNeil, on August 5, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,4,7 George Wright Nichols died on November 7, 1993 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 68.5,2 He NICHOLS, George Wright, 68, of Pilot, died Sunday, November 7, 1993, at his home near Huffville. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Marjorie Poff Nichols of Pilot; one daughter, Sherry Keith of Radford; son and daughter-in-law, Elton W. and Kathy Nichols of Riner; three grandchildren, Elisha May Nichols of Christiansburg, Scott Lane Keith, U.S. Marine, of Paris Island, S.C., and Darren Ray Keith of Radford; one stepgrandson, David Songer of Riner; brother and sister-in-law, Thomas Cole and Aldene Nichols of Roanoke; a special friend, Roger Bain of Radford. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Huffville United Methodist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, at Wood Funeral Home, Floyd. on November 8, 1993.2

Family

Marjory Ketchens "Margie" Poff b. August 13, 1925, d. November 7, 2017
Marriage*He married Marjory Ketchens "Margie" Poff, daughter of Noah Flemon Poff and Carrie Etta McNeil, on August 5, 1955 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,2,4,7 
Children
  • Sherry Deree Nichols8,2,7
  • Elton Willis Nichols2,9,10,7

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George Wright Nichols obituary in the Nov 8, 1993 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marjory Poff Nichols obituary in the Nov 9, 2017 edition.
  8. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S936] VA Montgomery Co., Register 9, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  10. [S905] VA Montgomery Co., Register 14, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.

James Dayton Vest1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. November 27, 1922, d. August 2, 2014
FatherJames Noah Vest1,8,2,9,3,10,5 b. July 24, 1877, d. April 22, 1954
MotherLottie Ellen Light1,8,2,9,3,10,5 b. May 31, 1882, d. March 27, 1940
     James Dayton 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.4,7 He was born on November 27, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,6 He married Annie Mae Akers on December 31, 1948 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,11,12,5 James Dayton Vest died on August 2, 2014 at Virginia at age 91.4 He James Dayton Vest, 91, of Christiansburg, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 2, 2014. He was born on November 27, 1922, in Floyd. He served his country during World War II in the United States Army, was a longtime member of the Christiansburg V.F.W., was a brick mason and a member of the Christiansburg Church of the Nazarene. Dayton is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ann Vest; children, Gene Vest, Bobby (Julie) Vest, Randy (Debbie) Vest, Patti (Bob) Montgomery, and Teresa Hughes; nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and a brother Edgar Vest. The family would like to suggest that memorial contributions be made to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Boothe officiating. Interment will follow in Piedmont Cemetery, Shawsville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Horne Funeral Home. on August 4, 2014.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 176, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 61, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Family

Annie Mae Akers b. April 21, 1929, d. May 8, 2019
Marriage*James Dayton Vest married Annie Mae Akers on December 31, 1948 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,11,12,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  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 Naomi Vest Akers obituary in the Jul 20, 2008 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Dayton Vest obituary in the Aug 4, 2014 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  7. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gracie May Vest Amos obituary in the Mar 18, 2001 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vest 50th anniversary announcement in the Jan 24, 1999 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie Mae Vest obituary in the May 10, 2019 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Cameron Hughes obitutary in the Jul 20, 1992 edition.

John S. Mackey1,2,3

M, b. November 30, 1886, d. May 3, 1962
     John S. Mackey was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on November 30, 1886 at Elkhart, Elkhart Co., Indiana; His death certificate has a birth year of 1891.1,4,3 He married Asenath Frances "Dovie" Poff, daughter of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on November 10, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3 John S. Mackey died on May 3, 1962 at Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia, at age 75.1,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 31, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1920Farmer5

Family

Asenath Frances "Dovie" Poff b. July 1, 1886, d. December 11, 1961
Marriage*John S. Mackey married Asenath Frances "Dovie" Poff, daughter of John Henry Poff and Mary Magdaline "Polly" Bird, on November 10, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for John S. Mackey.
  2. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."

Mary Peradine Conner1,2,3

F, b. May 22, 1842, d. January 11, 1902
FatherNathan L. Conner1,2,3 b. October 13, 1813, d. April 11, 1880
MotherEliza "Elizabeth" Cole1,2 b. circa 1816, d. August 24, 1854
     Mary Peradine Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 She was born on May 22, 1842 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1 She married Fleming Henry Poff, son of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on August 22, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of August 22, 1865,her married name was Poff. Mary Peradine Conner died on January 11, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 59.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 87, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1860Dwelling 232, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 62, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1880Dwelling 69, District 30, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Fleming Henry Poff b. April 28, 1842, d. September 15, 1904
Marriage*Mary Peradine Conner married Fleming Henry Poff, son of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on August 22, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S711] Pupils of Check High School, Salem Church Head of the River Cemetery.
  6. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S2413] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708660
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Eva Marie MacKey1,2

F, b. January 26, 1919, d. January 23, 1992
FatherJohn S. Mackey3,1,2 b. November 30, 1886, d. May 3, 1962
MotherAsenath Frances "Dovie" Poff1,2,4 b. July 1, 1886, d. December 11, 1961
     Eva Marie MacKey was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,6 Her Social Security Number was 230-64-7011.7 She was born on January 26, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,1 As of November 12, 1935,her married name was Saunders.1 She married Warren Bobby Saunders, son of William Richardson "Wilbur" Sanders and Alice R. Smith, on November 12, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Eva Marie MacKey died on January 23, 1992 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 72.7 She Mrs. Eva Marie Saunders, age 72, of Salem died Thursday in a Salem Hospital. She is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Mrs. Frances and Larry Matz of Elliston; Mrs. JoAnn and Carson Cox; Mrs. Beatrice and Morris McNeil, both of Salem; two sons, Arnold Saunders of Roanoke; Donald Lee Saunders of Salem; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth L. and Carolyn Saunders; Cecil W. and Debbie Saunders, both of Salem; one sister, Mrs. Paul (Delores) McNeil of Floyd County; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the Lotz Salem Chapel with Rev. Warren E. Booth officiating with interment in Restvale Cemetery in Floyd County. Friends may call at Lotz Salem Chapel after 12:00 noon Saturday. on January 25, 1992.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 31, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 178, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 59, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Warren Bobby Saunders b. May 12, 1915, d. October 4, 1966
Marriage*Eva Marie MacKey married Warren Bobby Saunders, son of William Richardson "Wilbur" Sanders and Alice R. Smith, on November 12, 1935 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for John S. Mackey.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eva Marie Saunders obituary in the Jan 25, 1992 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joeanne Akers Cox obituary in the Dec 24, 2012 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Warren A. Saunders obituary in the Jan 21, 2013 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Alma Delores MacKey1,2

F, b. May 4, 1921, d. June 10, 2007
FatherJohn S. Mackey3,2,4 b. November 30, 1886, d. May 3, 1962
MotherAsenath Frances "Dovie" Poff2,5,4 b. July 1, 1886, d. December 11, 1961
     Alma Delores MacKey was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 She was born on May 4, 1921 at Virginia.7,4 She married Paul McNeil, son of Thomas H. Benton McNeil and Ozella Florence "Ocellie" Aldridge, on November 1, 1939 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,7,6 As of November 1, 1939,her married name was McNeil. Alma Delores MacKey died on June 10, 2007 at Virginia at age 86.6,4 She Alma Dolores McNeil, 86, of Check, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul McNeil. Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Shelby Jean Scott of Kernersville, N.C., Ruth Ann and Carl Lee Huff of Willis, and Patsy and Gene Weddle of Floyd; sons and daughter-in-law, John Marshall and JoAnne McNeil of Callaway and Kevin McNeil of Check; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one step grandchild; one step great-grandchild; one step great-great-grandchild; brother in-law, Johnny McNeil of Check; and sister-in-law, Ida McNeil of Hopewell. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday June 13, 2007 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd, with the Rev. Morris Fleischer officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Maberry Funeral Home. on June 12, 2007.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 178, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 53, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

Paul McNeil b. January 13, 1913, d. October 24, 1995
Marriage*Alma Delores MacKey married Paul McNeil, son of Thomas H. Benton McNeil and Ozella Florence "Ocellie" Aldridge, on November 1, 1939 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,8,7,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Reference # 01-66.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for John S. Mackey.
  4. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Dolores McNeil obituary in the Jun 12, 2007 edition.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul McNeil obituary in the Oct 25, 1995 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Ann McNeil Huff obituary in the Mar 11, 2009 edition.
  12. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Herbert Wendell Manning1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 19, 1920, d. February 2, 1987
FatherOliver Wendell Manning Sr.6,7,8,9,10,11,4,5 b. June 12, 1899, d. October 3, 1972
MotherPearl Mae Puckett6,12,9,4,5 b. December 20, 1898, d. April 29, 1971
     His Social Security Number was 230-10-5664.13 Herbert Wendell Manning was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 He was born on February 19, 1920 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.13,2,3,14,4,5 He married Glenna Doris McNeil, daughter of Samuel Eldridge "Sam" McNeil and Eugenia Clarice Whitenack, on June 18, 1941 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.15,16,1,2,3,17,18,4 Herbert Wendell Manning died on February 2, 1987 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 66.15,13,5 He Mr. Herbert W. Manning, 66, of 906 Boulevard, Salem, died Monday. He was retired from the N. & W. Railway and was preceded in death by a son Roger G. Manning. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Glena McNeil Manning, one son and daughter-in-law Donald L. & Cindy Manning; daughter-in-law Patricia Manning; four grandchildren, Tammy, Angela, Kevin, and Joe Manning; two brothers, Jim Manning, Roanoke; Melvin Manning, Salem; one sister, Bondeen Barger, Salem; stepmother Nellie Manning, Floyd; half brothers and half sisters, Oliver, Paul, Bobby, Henry, Rocky, Larry, Terry, Michael, Kathryn, and Linda. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Salem, by Rev. Henry Moody. Friends may call at the John M Oakey Funeral Home, Salem. on February 3, 1987.15

Census Records

1940Dwelling 146, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia19

Family

Glenna Doris McNeil b. June 29, 1923, d. March 6, 2005
Marriage*Herbert Wendell Manning married Glenna Doris McNeil, daughter of Samuel Eldridge "Sam" McNeil and Eugenia Clarice Whitenack, on June 18, 1941 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.15,16,1,2,3,17,18,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S911] Paul McNeil, "McNeil Genealogy."
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bondeen Manning Barger obituary in the Jun 23, 1996 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nellie Wimmer Manning obituary in the Jun 21, 2005 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bobby Harold Manning obituary in the Oct 4, 2006 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Calvin Coolidge Manning obituary in the Jul 17, 2007 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Oliver Wendell Manning, Jr. obituary in the Jul 6, 2009 edition.
  11. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Oliver Wendell Manning, Sr. obituary in the Oct 12, 1972 edition.
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Pearl Puckett Craighead.
  13. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  14. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Herbert W. Manning obituary in the Feb 3, 1987 edition.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glenna McNeil Manning obituary in the Mar 8, 2005 edition.
  17. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Eugenia Whitenack McNeil obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  18. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  19. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  20. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Donald L. Manning obituary in the Oct 25, 2017 edition.
  21. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kevin Scott Manning obituary in the Aug 11, 2015 edition.

Leroy Edward Carr1,2,3

M, b. November 15, 1927, d. July 3, 2006
FatherRoy Carr1,2,4,5,6 b. September 11, 1902, d. February 14, 1988
MotherDorothy Elzira Wilson1,2,4,5,6 b. August 25, 1904, d. July 26, 1989
     Leroy Edward Carr was buried at Vest Cemetery (also known as Radford Cemetery), on Rt 666, turn left, 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 229-32-2220.7 He was born on November 15, 1927 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,7 He married Marie Ruey Thompson, daughter of William Kaufman Thompson and Clyde Mattie Martin, on September 5, 1953 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,2,9 Leroy Edward Carr died on July 3, 2006 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 78.2,7,3 He Leroy Edward Carr, 78, of Floyd passed away Monday, July 3, 2006. He was born on November 15, 1927 to the late Roy and Dorothy Carr. He served his country during World War II in the United States Army. Leroy retired from John Hancock's/Roanoke Electric Steel. He loved his Lord and was a faithful member of the House of Prayer. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years and 10 months, Marie Thompson Carr; three children and spouses, Michael and Rosemary Carr of Floyd, Sherry and Ronald Hartsock of Bassett, Darrell Carr and Cassie of Floyd; five grandchildren, Christy Carr, Brittany Carr, Amanda Carr, all of of Floyd, Jonathan Hartsock and Sarah Hartsock of Bassett; brother, Byron Carr and wife, Lorene, of Copper Hill; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Carter and Hilda Thompson; brothers-in-law and spouses, J.C. and Arlene Thompson, Billy and Wanda Thompson; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2006 at Gardner Funeral Home with the Revs. Vinton Quesenberry, Guy Hartsock, David Stetler, and Sid Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in Vest Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Gardner Funeral Home where the family will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Flowers would be appreciated or donations may be made to Vest Cemetery, c/o David Peters, 763 Long Level Road, Floyd, VA 24091. Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd.
on July 5, 2006.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 191, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 53, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Marie Ruey Thompson b. August 10, 1934, d. June 17, 2020
Marriage*Leroy Edward Carr married Marie Ruey Thompson, daughter of William Kaufman Thompson and Clyde Mattie Martin, on September 5, 1953 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8,2,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leroy Edward Carr obituary in the Jul 5, 2006 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Byron J. Carr obituary in the Apr 12, 2008 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clyde Mattie Martin Thompson obituary in the Dec 27, 1998 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie Carr obituary in the Jun 19, 2020 edition.
  10. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Kaufman Thompson obituary in the Jun 23, 2006 edition.
  12. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Byron Joseph Carr1,2,3

M, b. May 13, 1929, d. April 11, 2008
FatherRoy Carr1,4,5,6,7 b. September 11, 1902, d. February 14, 1988
MotherDorothy Elzira Wilson1,4,5,6,7 b. August 25, 1904, d. July 26, 1989
     Byron Joseph Carr was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 His Social Security Number was 229-32-2237.8 He was born on May 13, 1929 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,8 He married Dorothy Lorene Nichols, daughter of Charles Stanford Nichols and Ollie Frances Wray, on December 23, 1948 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,2,10 Byron Joseph Carr died on April 11, 2008 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 78.6,8,3 He Byron J. Carr, 78, of Copper Hill, went to be with his beloved wife, Lorene Carr, on Friday, April 11, 2008. He was also preceded in death by a son, Roger Carr; a daughter-in-law, Vicki Carr; parents, Roy and Dorothy Carr; and his brother, Leroy Carr. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Larry Romagnolo; a son, David Carr; a grandson, Shawn Strang, all of Roanoke; a granddaughter, Heather Strang, Collinsville; sisters-in-law, Marie Carr, Floyd, and Irene DeWeese, Roanoke; special friends, Ivadell Janney, Tim Marchon, Frank and Anna Murrie. Services will be at Oakey's South Chapel, 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2008. Interment will follow in the Copper Hill Cemetery, Floyd County. Friends may call at Oakey's South Chapel from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2008. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131. on April 12, 2008.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 191, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 53, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1948Mill worker1

Family

Dorothy Lorene Nichols b. September 12, 1932, d. February 24, 2007
Marriage*Byron Joseph Carr married Dorothy Lorene Nichols, daughter of Charles Stanford Nichols and Ollie Frances Wray, on December 23, 1948 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,9,2,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leroy Edward Carr obituary in the Jul 5, 2006 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Byron J. Carr obituary in the Apr 12, 2008 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Stanford Nichols obituary in the Aug 3, 1993 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dorothy Lorene Nichols Carr obituary in the Feb 26, 2007 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the David Andrew Carr obituary in the May 3, 2016 edition.
  12. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vicki Cook Carr obituary in the May 29, 2007 edition.

Everett Eldridge "Junior" Manning1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November 20, 1924, d. July 31, 2013
FatherEverett Eugene Manning1,6,3,7,8 b. July 1, 1897, d. January 2, 1961
MotherLillian Mae "Lillie" Wilson1,6,3,4,7,8 b. September 13, 1899, d. April 14, 1976
     Everett Eldridge "Junior" Manning was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.8 He was born on November 20, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,5 He married Mina Rebecca Underwood, daughter of James Otha Underwood and Della Mae Webb, on October 22, 1948 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9,2,10,11,12,13 Everett Eldridge "Junior" Manning died on July 31, 2013 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 88.8,14 He Everett Eldridge (Junior) Manning, 88, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday July 31, 2013. He was born November 20, 1924, to Everett Eugene and Lillian Wilson Manning. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Glenn Manning; and his sisters, Virginia M. Poff and Edith M. Sykes. Everett was retired from the Norfolk Southern Railway with 34 years of service. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II from 1943 to 1945 in Europe. He was a member of Poages Mill Church of the Brethren and was also a member of the American Legion. He loved gardening, fishing, hunting, yard work and NASCAR racing. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 64 years, Mina U. Manning, his brothers and sisters-in-law, Alton and Olivia Manning of Graham, N.C., Wilbert and Faye Manning, of Vinton; one sister, Gladys M. Moore, of Burlington, N.C; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Oakey's South Chapel on Brambleton Ave. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday August 1, 2013. Funeral services will be at Oakey's South Chapel at 2 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2013. The Rev. E.B. Shoemaker and the Rev. Maurice Wright will officiate. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Military honors by the U.S. Army and the D.A.V. Honor Guard. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel. on August 1, 2013.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 200, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 87, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Mina Rebecca Underwood b. January 16, 1930, d. November 24, 2014
Marriage*Everett Eldridge "Junior" Manning married Mina Rebecca Underwood, daughter of James Otha Underwood and Della Mae Webb, on October 22, 1948 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.9,2,10,11,12,13 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Manning Poff obituary in the Apr 16, 2002 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilma Gertrude Likens obituary in the Feb 2, 2003 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lillian Wilson Collins obituary in the Apr 22, 1976 edition.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edith Manning Sykes obituary in the Feb 24, 2001 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Everett Eldridge Manning obituary in the Aug 1, 2013 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Henry Melvin Underwood obituary in the Oct 29, 1997 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Manning-Underwood 60th wedding anniverasry announcement in the Oct 26, 2008 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Manning 50th anniversary announcement in the Oct 25, 1998 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mina Rebecca Underwood Manning obituary in the Nov 26, 2014 edition.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thelma Underwood Lipscomb obituary in the Jan 28, 2001 edition.
  14. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Glenn Joseph Manning1,2,3

M, b. October 11, 1926, d. July 22, 2002
FatherEverett Eugene Manning4,5,1,6,7,8,3 b. July 1, 1897, d. January 2, 1961
MotherLillian Mae "Lillie" Wilson4,5,1,6,9,7,8,3 b. September 13, 1899, d. April 14, 1976
     His Social Security Number was 229-24-8071.10 Glenn Joseph Manning was born on October 11, 1926 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.10,1,3 He married Ruth Hazel Hippert on December 3, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Glenn Joseph Manning and Ruth Hazel Hippert were divorced on June 5, 1990 at Bedford Co., Virginia.11 Glenn Joseph Manning died on July 22, 2002 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.10,1,2 He MANNING, Glenn Joseph, 75, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, July 22, 2002. He was born in Floyd County, Virginia, October 11, 1926. He was retired from Burlington Weaving Mill in Vinton after 35 years of service and was a member of Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Lillian and Everett Manning; two sisters, Virginia Poff and Edith Sykes. Surviving are three brothers, on July 24, 2002.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 200, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 87, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Ruth Hazel Hippert b. December 17, 1933, d. June 30, 2015
Marriage*Glenn Joseph Manning married Ruth Hazel Hippert on December 3, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Divorce* Glenn Joseph Manning and Ruth Hazel Hippert were divorced on June 5, 1990 at Bedford Co., Virginia.11 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glenn Joseph Manning obituary in the Jul 24, 2002 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Manning Poff obituary in the Apr 16, 2002 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edith Manning Sykes obituary in the Feb 24, 2001 edition.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Everett Eldridge Manning obituary in the Aug 1, 2013 edition.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Lillian Wilson Collins obituary in the Apr 22, 1976 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

James Wilbert Wilson1,2,3

M, b. circa June, 1925
FatherJames Edward "Ned" Wilson2,3 b. August 10, 1881, d. December 4, 1948
MotherNancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton1,2,3 b. December 13, 1880, d. June 6, 1953
     James Wilbert Wilson died; Died serving his country in WWII.1 He was born circa June, 1925 at Virginia.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 203, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 105, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S672] New River Notes - Virginia World War II Deaths, online http://www.ls.net/~newriver/va/wwii.htm
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Eliza Myrtle Carr1

F, b. January 5, 1895, d. March 30, 1934
FatherJoseph Samuel Carr2,3,4,5,1 b. May 12, 1861, d. March 5, 1928
MotherMargaret Catherine "Maggie" Spangler2,3,4,5,1 b. June 4, 1869, d. April 17, 1945
     Eliza Myrtle Carr was buried at Siner Cemetery, off Rt. 645, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on January 5, 1895 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1 She married Posie Jessie Ferris, son of Valentine T. Ferris and Lucinda Ann Elizabeth "Cindy" Aldridge, on September 8, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 As of September 8, 1928,her married name was Ferris. Eliza Myrtle Carr died on March 30, 1934 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 39.1

Census Records

1900Dwelling 107, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 27, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 129, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 126, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Posie Jessie Ferris b. December 28, 1894, d. December 19, 1958
Marriage*Eliza Myrtle Carr married Posie Jessie Ferris, son of Valentine T. Ferris and Lucinda Ann Elizabeth "Cindy" Aldridge, on September 8, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  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. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Fordsel Ferris obituary in the May 1, 2007 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Lee Ferris obitutary in the Dec 13, 2015 edition.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the P. Jesse Ferris obituary in an unknown newspaper.

Wilton Charles "Ballard" Perdue1,2,3,4

M, b. April 15, 1912, d. September 12, 1982
FatherJames McDaniel "Jim" Perdue5,1,3 b. July 26, 1887, d. April 29, 1975
MotherMary Elmer Poff5,1,3 b. April 20, 1892, d. November 16, 1922
     His Social Security Number was 251-09-8479.6 Wilton Charles "Ballard" Perdue was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3 He was born on April 15, 1912 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,3,8,4 He married Annie Belle Wilson, daughter of James Edward "Ned" Wilson and Nancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton, on March 5, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3,8 Wilton Charles "Ballard" Perdue died on September 12, 1982 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.7,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 176, District 127, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 212, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 153, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1930Mill laborer1
1940Truck driver9

Family

Annie Belle Wilson b. February 23, 1918, d. January 3, 1987
Marriage*Wilton Charles "Ballard" Perdue married Annie Belle Wilson, daughter of James Edward "Ned" Wilson and Nancy Elvira Gaines "Elva" Walton, on March 5, 1936 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nelson Thomas Perdue obituary in the Nov 12, 2013 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Stanley Brooks Perdue obituary in the Oct 27, 2020 edition.
  11. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Kermit Mike Perdue1

M, b. November 10, 1916, d. August 10, 1987
FatherJames McDaniel "Jim" Perdue2,3,1 b. July 26, 1887, d. April 29, 1975
MotherMary Elmer Poff2,3,1 b. April 20, 1892, d. November 16, 1922
     His Social Security Number was 224-16-0750.4 Kermit Mike Perdue was buried at Siner Cemetery, off Rt. 645, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on November 10, 1916 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,1,5 He married Virginia Marie Hill, daughter of Asa Castle Hill and Bertha Jevina Hollins, on December 23, 1937 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,5 Kermit Mike Perdue died on August 10, 1987 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.4,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 176, District 127, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 212, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 147, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farm laborer7

Family

Virginia Marie Hill b. May 24, 1918, d. August 11, 2001
Marriage*Kermit Mike Perdue married Virginia Marie Hill, daughter of Asa Castle Hill and Bertha Jevina Hollins, on December 23, 1937 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Perdue obituary in the Aug 12, 2001 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Elva Ethel Wickham1,2,3,4

F, b. March 12, 1921, d. July 19, 2012
FatherJames Wilburn Wickham5,1,2,3,6,7 b. September 17, 1875, d. November 13, 1965
MotherAnn Ethel "Annie" Martin1,2,3,6 b. May 6, 1881, d. March 10, 1940
     Elva Ethel Wickham was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 She married Leslie M. "Pete" Eary Sr.4 Her married name was Eary. Elva Ethel Wickham was born on March 12, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 She married Sidney Edward Holt, son of Haden Peter Holt and Ada Mestra Shilling, on December 17, 1938 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,2,3,4,7 As of December 17, 1938,her married name was Holt. Elva Ethel Wickham died on July 19, 2012 at Virginia at age 91.4 She Elva Wickham Holt Eary, 91, of Roanoke, joined her Heavenly Father on Thursday July 19, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Sidney Holt and Leslie (Pete) Eary. She is survived by her sons, Horace (Tim) Holt and wife, BeBe, Gerald Holt and wife, Linda; daughter, Carol Holt Perdue and husband, Kerry; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; many beloved nieces, nephews and special friends; extended family members, David Eary and family, Leslie Eary and family. "Mom" was a life time member of Copper Hill Church of the Brethren, Cave Spring Baptist Church and enjoyed attending Clearbrook Baptist Church. She was known as the family historian for the Holt and Wickham families, and enjoyed sharing her information with all. She also loved fishing, hunting and fun times with family and friends. Friends may call at Oakey's South Chapel on Brambleton Ave. from 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 20, 2012. Graveside services will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2012. Pastor Bryan Ratliff will officiate. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel. on July 20, 2012.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 218, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 56, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family 1

Leslie M. "Pete" Eary Sr. b. June 28, 1920, d. May 10, 2002
Marriage*Elva Ethel Wickham married Leslie M. "Pete" Eary Sr.4 

Family 2

Sidney Edward Holt b. April 28, 1916, d. April 25, 1985
Marriage*Elva Ethel Wickham married Sidney Edward Holt, son of Haden Peter Holt and Ada Mestra Shilling, on December 17, 1938 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,2,3,4,7 
Children
  • Horace Alvin "Tim" Holt2,3,4,7
  • Gerald Sydney Holt2,3,4
  • Carol Etheleen Holt2,3,4

Citations

  1. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elva Wickham Holt Eary obituary in the Jul 20, 2012 edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for James Wilburn Wickham.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Woodrow Clynton DeWeese1

M, b. May 8, 1916, d. April 30, 1996
FatherTrigg Preston DeWeese1,2,3 b. March 16, 1896, d. July 4, 1970
MotherLaura E. Bowles1,2,3 b. August 22, 1895, d. December 10, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 227-09-0890.4 Woodrow Clynton DeWeese was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 He married Mary Maebelle Brown.6 Woodrow Clynton DeWeese was born on May 8, 1916 at Virginia.4 He died on April 30, 1996 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 79.4,1 He DeWEESE, Woodrow Clynton, 79, of Bent Mountain passed away Tuesday April 30, 1996 in a local hospital. He was retired from VDOT and a member of Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. He is survived by his wife, Mary Maebelle DeWeese, Bent Mountain; daughter and son-in-law, Robert L. and Phyllis D. Johnson, Beckley, W.Va; four brothers, Layman H., Virgil T., Arving H., and John H. DeWeese; three sisters, Violet D. Craighead, Lois D. Rock and Josephine Barksdale; special niece, Maria Faye Nichols. Mr. DeWeese was preceded in death by his parents, Trigg Preston and Laura B. DeWeese. Funeral services will be held at Oakey's South Chapel 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dale Bowman officiating. Interment will follow in the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oakey's South Chapel, 4257 Brambleton Avenue. on May 1, 1996.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 79, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 228, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Mary Maebelle Brown b. October 27, 1921, d. August 14, 2012
Marriage*Woodrow Clynton DeWeese married Mary Maebelle Brown.6 
Child
  • Phyllis DeWeese1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Woodrow Clynton DeWeese obituary in the May 1, 1996edition.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Everett A. Brown obituary in the May 26, 1995 edition.

Willard Preston DeWeese1,2,3,4

M, b. September 18, 1918, d. September 26, 1970
FatherTrigg Preston DeWeese5,1,6,2,3 b. March 16, 1896, d. July 4, 1970
MotherLaura E. Bowles5,1,6,2,3 b. August 22, 1895, d. December 10, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 227-09-0889.7 Willard Preston DeWeese was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.3 He was born on September 18, 1918 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,4 He married Frances Earline Terry, daughter of Charles Henry Terry and Laura Lee Shively, on June 4, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 Willard Preston DeWeese died on September 26, 1970 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 52.7,3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 79, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 228, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 78, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farm laborer6

Family

Frances Earline Terry b. July 3, 1924, d. March 15, 1995
Marriage*Willard Preston DeWeese married Frances Earline Terry, daughter of Charles Henry Terry and Laura Lee Shively, on June 4, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 
Children
  • Sharon Laura DeWeese8,2
  • Shirley Gale DeWeese
  • Nancy Shirlene DeWeese8
  • Joyce Colleen DeWeese2
  • Rita Sue DeWeese8,2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frances DeWeese Edwards obituary in the Mar 17, 1995 edition.

Harvey Jacob DeWeese1,2

M, b. August 5, 1920, d. May 16, 1994
FatherTrigg Preston DeWeese3 b. March 16, 1896, d. July 4, 1970
MotherLaura E. Bowles3 b. August 22, 1895, d. December 10, 1973
     Harvey Jacob DeWeese married Gladys O. Craighead, daughter of Frank Ervin Craighead and Mae Virginia Lena Dexter Hall.4 His Social Security Number was 227-09-0892.5 Harvey Jacob DeWeese married Garnet L. St. Clair.2,1 Harvey Jacob DeWeese was born on August 5, 1920 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 He died on May 16, 1994 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.2 He DeWEESE, Harvey Jacob, 73, of Roanoke, died Monday, May 16, 1994, at his home. He was a retired employee of Brugh's Body Shop. Surviving are his wife, Garnet DeWeese, Roanoke; four children and their spouses, Gladys and Marvin Belcher, North Carolina, Harvey Blair and Susie DeWeese, Margaret DeWeese, Marcia and David McGee, all of Roanoke; four granddaughters, Melissa Hammond, Gloria Stevens, Crystal DeWeese, Samantha McGee; one great-grandson, Stephen Jacob Hammond; five brothers, Hubert DeWeese, Copper Hill, Thurman DeWeese, Woodrow DeWeese, both of Bent Mountain, John DeWeese, Roanoke, Layman DeWeese, Ironto; three sisters, Violet Craighead, Roanoke, Lois Rock, Salem, Josephine Barksdale, Rocky Mount. A private memorial service will be held in Oakey's Roanoke Chapel 3 p.m. Tuesday with Dr. Gregory Adkins officiating. on May 17, 1994.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 228, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 127, District 81-13, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farm laborer6

Family 1

Garnet L. St. Clair b. March 19, 1933, d. July 13, 1996
Marriage*Harvey Jacob DeWeese married Garnet L. St. Clair.2,1 

Family 2

Gladys O. Craighead b. July 17, 1924, d. January 18, 1952
Marriage*Harvey Jacob DeWeese married Gladys O. Craighead, daughter of Frank Ervin Craighead and Mae Virginia Lena Dexter Hall.4 
Children
  • Gladys DeWeese2
  • Margaret DeWeese2
  • Marcia DeWeese2,7
  • Juanita DeWeese1
  • Harvey Blair DeWeese2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Garnet St.Clair DeWeese obituary in the Jul 15, 1996 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Harvey Jacob DeWeese obituary in the May 17, 1994 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4108] Craighead Cemetery, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Samanth Morgan McGee birth announcement in the Jan 19, 1992 edition.

Charles Valentine DeWeese1

M, b. August 28, 1922, d. September 27, 1993
FatherTrigg Preston DeWeese2,3 b. March 16, 1896, d. July 4, 1970
MotherLaura E. Bowles2,3 b. August 22, 1895, d. December 10, 1973
     Charles Valentine DeWeese was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 226-28-4187.4 He married Marie Anabelle Hylton.1,5 Charles Valentine DeWeese was born on August 28, 1922 at Virginia.4 He died on September 27, 1993 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 71.1,4 He DeWeese, Charles Valentine, 71, of Floyd, passed away Monday, September 27, 1993 at his home. He was retired from Old Virginia Brick Company after 34 years of service. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Gary DeWeese. Survivors include his wife, Marie Hylton DeWeese; one son and daughter-in-law, Guy and Mary DeWeese, Leckie, W.Va; one daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Jerry Long, Floyd; one grandson, Steven DeWeese, Leckie, W.Va; six brothers, Woodrow DeWeese, Thurman DeWeese, Hubert DeWeese, Copper Hill, Harvey DeWeese, John DeWeese, Roanoke, Laymond DeWeese, Shawsville; three sisters, Violet Craighead, Lois Rock, Josephine Barksdale, Roanoke; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 29 at the Mayberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Murray Agee officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. on September 28, 1993.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 228, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 78, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Marie Anabelle Hylton b. circa 1923, d. June 8, 2013
Marriage*Charles Valentine DeWeese married Marie Anabelle Hylton.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Valentine DeWeese obituary in the Sep 28, 1993 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marie Anabelle Hylton Deweese obituary in the Jun 10, 2013 edition.

Virgil Thurman DeWeese1

M, b. April 12, 1926, d. December 20, 2003
FatherTrigg Preston DeWeese2,3,4,5 b. March 16, 1896, d. July 4, 1970
MotherLaura E. Bowles2,3,4,5 b. August 22, 1895, d. December 10, 1973
     Virgil Thurman DeWeese was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on April 12, 1926 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 He married Virginia Irene Nichols, daughter of Charles Stanford Nichols and Ollie Frances Wray, on August 2, 1947 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,6,3,7 Virgil Thurman DeWeese died on December 20, 2003 at Virginia at age 77.1 He Virgil Thurman DeWeese, 77, of Copper Hill, Va., was called home on Saturday, December 20, 2003. He was born April 12, 1926. He fought for his country in World War II. He retired from Seaboard Farms. He loved to fish and taught his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren how to fish at his pond. A son, Steven Leon DeWeese, precedes him in death. Left to mourn his passing are his loving wife of 56 years, Virginia Irene DeWeese; daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Jay Turner and Dian and Charlie Hunt; grandchildren, Lisa Williams and husband, Randy and Steven Hunt and Kimberly Hunt; great-grandchildren, Travis Williams and B. J. Hand; brothers, Layman and Mavis DeWeese and Hubert and Ocelia DeWeese; sisters, Violet Graighead, Josephine and Bill Barksdale and Lois and Lewis Rock; sister-in-law and husband, Lorene and Byron Carr; nieces; nephews and friends. Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery with the Reg. Greg Mills officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. A very special thank you to sister, Violet Graighead, for all the love and support throughout the years. Thank you to Hospice Gentle Shepherd for their care. Arrangements by Wood Funeral Home in Floyd. on December 21, 2003.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 228, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 78, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Virginia Irene Nichols b. June 14, 1930, d. May 30, 2008
Marriage*Virgil Thurman DeWeese married Virginia Irene Nichols, daughter of Charles Stanford Nichols and Ollie Frances Wray, on August 2, 1947 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,6,3,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virgil Thurman DeWeese obituary in the Dec 21, 2003 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Woodrow Clynton DeWeese obituary in the May 1, 1996edition.
  3. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Stanford Nichols obituary in the Aug 3, 1993 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Irene DeWeese obituary in the May 31, 2008 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Turner-DeWeese wedding announcement in the Aug 10, 1997 edition.

Trigg Hess DeWeese1

M, b. May 29, 1928, d. June 20, 1979
FatherTrigg Preston DeWeese2,3,4 b. March 16, 1896, d. July 4, 1970
MotherLaura E. Bowles2,3,4 b. August 22, 1895, d. December 10, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 231-32-5263.5 Trigg Hess DeWeese was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on May 29, 1928 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 He married Ellen Irene Hurst on November 5, 1949 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,1 Trigg Hess DeWeese died on June 20, 1979 at age 51.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 228, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 78, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Ellen Irene Hurst b. March 25, 1927, d. January 13, 2006
Marriage*Trigg Hess DeWeese married Ellen Irene Hurst on November 5, 1949 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,1 
Children
  • Jerry DeWeese1
  • Larry DeWeese1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ellen Irene DeWeese obituary in the Jan 15, 2006 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.