Vera Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7

F, b. January 10, 1919, d. April 18, 1971
FatherJames Alfred Conner3,4,6,8,7 b. August 21, 1884, d. May 27, 1940
MotherNannie Maude "Mandy" Lawrence3,4,6,8,7 b. January 15, 1887, d. June 30, 1924
     Vera Conner FLOYD - Vera Conner Shank, 52, of Floyd, formerly of Servern, Md., died Sunday in a Shawsville nursing home. She was the wife of Alvin Shank. Also surviving are two sons, James E. Shank, Crownsville, Md; Thomas M. Shank, Laurel, Md; three sisters, Mrs. Carson Light, Roanoke; Mrs. Doy Light, Pilot; Mrs. Garland Aldridge, Check; a brother, Arvel Conner, Shawsville. The funeral will be Tuesday a 2 p.m. at the Piedmont Holiness Church, near Shawsville, with burial in the church cemetery.5 She was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,5,6,7 She was born on January 10, 1919 at Otey, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,2,3 She married William Alvin Shanks, son of Doctor McKinley "Dock" Shanks Sr. and Ethel E. Atkinson, on May 24, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7 As of May 24, 1939,her married name was Shank. Vera Conner died on April 18, 1971 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 52.1,2,5,7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 41, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 121, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her grandmother Emma Zetta Hall10

Family

William Alvin Shanks b. April 10, 1910, d. April 8, 2003
Marriage*Vera Conner married William Alvin Shanks, son of Doctor McKinley "Dock" Shanks Sr. and Ethel E. Atkinson, on May 24, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4,5,6,7 
Children
  • James E. Shanks1,5,6
  • Thomas M. Shanks1,5,6

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Vera Conner Shanks.
  2. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery 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. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Vera Conner Shank obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Vera Conner Shank.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Nettie May Williams1,2

F, b. July 14, 1913, d. July 2, 1962
FatherCornelius Washington "Cam" "C. W." Williams3,1,2 b. November 10, 1868, d. March 18, 1950
MotherMary Jane Huffman3,1,2 b. September 5, 1875, d. June 23, 1950
     Nettie May Williams was buried at Moore Cemetery, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri.4 She was born on July 14, 1913 at Missouri.5 She married Jack Carl Davis on March 16, 1935. As of March 16, 1935,her married name was Davis. Nettie May Williams married Alva Porter Toms on December 12, 1939.2 As of December 12, 1939,her married name was Toms. Nettie May Williams married William Jennings Bryan Overton on July 17, 1950.4 As of July 17, 1950,her married name was Overton. Nettie May Williams died on July 2, 1962 at age 48.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 253, District 165, Ward 5, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri3
1930Dwelling 25, District 12, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri1
1940Dwelling 347, District 109-11, Nevada, Vernon Co., Missouri2

Family 1

Jack Carl Davis
Marriage*Nettie May Williams married Jack Carl Davis on March 16, 1935. 

Family 2

Alva Porter Toms b. October 16, 1892, d. January 26, 1947
Marriage*Nettie May Williams married Alva Porter Toms on December 12, 1939.2 

Family 3

William Jennings Bryan Overton b. March 8, 1897, d. April, 1973
Marriage*Nettie May Williams married William Jennings Bryan Overton on July 17, 1950.4 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3454] Moore Cemetery, Vernon Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S1071] Carol Harrison, "Williams Family Researcher Carol Harrison," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.

Richard Allen Light1,2,3

M, b. circa 1958, d. November 16, 2009
FatherJames Wiley Light1,2,3
MotherLoretta Kesler1,2,3
     Richard Allen Light was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 He married Soraya Unknown.3 Richard Allen Light was born circa 1958.3 He died on November 16, 2009 at North Carolina.3 He Richard Allen Light, 51, of Denver, N.C., and formerly of Salem, Va., passed away suddenly on Monday, November 16, 2009. He loved boating, skiing, and picnicking on Lake Norman and anything else having to do with the water. His surviving family includes his grandmother, Allie Kesler; parents, James Wiley and Loretta Ann Light; wife, Soraya Light; daughters, Amy Virginia Light and Meaghann Fort; brothers, Randy Light and wife, Susie, and Roger Light; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 19, 2009, from both 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2009, in the funeral home's chapel. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem. The Rev. Roger Counts will officiate. Online condolences to the family may be made at johnmoakey.com. The Light family is being served by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem, Va., 540-389-5441. on November 18, 2009.3

Family

Soraya Unknown
Marriage*He married Soraya Unknown.3 
Children
  • Amy Virginia Light3
  • Meaghann Light3

Citations

  1. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Allen Light obituary in the Nov 18, 2009 edition.

William Henry "Will" Yates1,2,3

M, b. August 25, 1892, d. August 15, 1980
FatherFlurnoy Gustavus Yates4,5,1,6,7,8,3 b. December 19, 1864, d. June 26, 1949
MotherLaura Greene Bower4,5,1,6,7,3 b. October 16, 1866, d. June 27, 1948
     William Henry "Will" Yates was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,10,7,3 He was born on August 25, 1892 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,1,10,2,3 He married Lula M. Vest, daughter of Samuel Aaron Vest and Helen Bond Whitenack, on October 22, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,3 William Henry "Will" Yates died on August 15, 1980 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 87.9,1,10,7,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 268, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 47, District 19, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 128, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 9, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 147, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1910Sawmill fiireman5
1920Farmer11
1930Farmer12
1940Farmer8

Family

Lula M. Vest b. March 31, 1896, d. December 7, 1963
Marriage*William Henry "Will" Yates married Lula M. Vest, daughter of Samuel Aaron Vest and Helen Bond Whitenack, on October 22, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  10. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Weldon Brenton Hall1

M, b. May 21, 1905, d. March 21, 1971
FatherJoseph Haden Hall2,1,3 b. January 30, 1879, d. January 2, 1947
MotherNellie Alice Boone2,1,3 b. July 25, 1882, d. February 11, 1947
     Weldon Brenton Hall was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,5 His Social Security Number was 719-07-9680.6 He CHRISTIANSBURG - Weldon B. Hall, 65, of Christiansburg, died Sunday in a Roanoke hospital. He was a Montgomery County justice of the peace. Surviving are his wife Dana Sisson Hall; a daughter, Mrs. Jean Young, Christiansburg; three sons, Wesley B. Hall, Salem; Cline S. Hall, Kenneth C. Hall, Christiansburg; two sisters, Mrs. John Kirk, Christiansburg; Mrs. Dennis R. Whitlock, Shawsville; three brothers, Paul J. Hall, Christiansburg; Ollie A. Hall, Shawsville; D. Wallace Hall, Elliston. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Piedmont United Methodist Church with burial in Piedmont Cemetery, Shawsville.5 He was born on May 21, 1905 at Virginia.6,4,1 He married Dana Osceola Sisson, daughter of Robert Madison Sisson and Ora Gaines Jewell, on August 30, 1934.7,1,5 Weldon Brenton Hall died on March 21, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.4,1,5

Family

Dana Osceola Sisson b. December 2, 1914, d. July 6, 2000
Marriage*He married Dana Osceola Sisson, daughter of Robert Madison Sisson and Ora Gaines Jewell, on August 30, 1934.7,1,5 
Children
  • Wesley Boone Hall7,1,5,8
  • Cline Stanley Hall1,7,5
  • Kenneth Colen "Ken" Hall1,7,5

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Joseph Hall obituary in the Jul 24, 2002 edition.
  4. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Weldon B. Hall obituary in an undated edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dana Sisson Hall Maxey obitutary in the Jul 6, 2000 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Dana Osceola Sisson1

F, b. December 2, 1914, d. July 6, 2000
FatherRobert Madison Sisson2,1 b. January 11, 1884, d. November 7, 1959
MotherOra Gaines Jewell2,1 b. April 6, 1888, d. July 5, 1984
     Dana Osceola Sisson was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,4 Her Social Security Number was 229-40-5112.5 She was born on December 2, 1914 at Virginia.5,3,1 She married Weldon Brenton Hall, son of Joseph Haden Hall and Nellie Alice Boone, on August 30, 1934.4,1,6 As of August 30, 1934,her married name was Hall. As of April 27, 1991,her married name was Maxey.7 Dana Osceola Sisson married James Earl Maxey Sr., son of John Lemon Maxey and Eva Cora Graham, on April 27, 1991 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,4,7 Dana Osceola Sisson died on July 6, 2000 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 85.5,4,3 She MAXEY, Dana Sisson Hall, 85, of Christiansburg, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2000, at her home. Her first husband, Weldon Hall, and also two grandchildren, Joey Young and Julia Hall DeMole preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, Earl Maxey, Sr; children, Jean Hall Rose, Wesley Boone Hall and wife, Millie, Ken Hall and wife, Dixie, all of Salem, Cline S. Hall and wife, Neoma, Oakton; a sister, Roma Williams, Salem; a brother, Robert M. Sisson, Rustburg; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; and stepchildren, Nadine and Kermit Banks, Christiansburg, Jean and Danny Hall, Benny and Betty Maxey, all of Salem, James E., Jr., and Brenda Maxey, Copper Hill, Judy Ann and Cary Cunningham, Blue Ridge. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Crockett Springs United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. M. C. Sutphin with burial to follow in Piedmont Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday evening at Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg. on July 7, 2000.4

Family 1

Weldon Brenton Hall b. May 21, 1905, d. March 21, 1971
Marriage*She married Weldon Brenton Hall, son of Joseph Haden Hall and Nellie Alice Boone, on August 30, 1934.4,1,6 
Children
  • Wesley Boone Hall4,1,6,7
  • Cline Stanley Hall1,4,6
  • Kenneth Colen "Ken" Hall1,4,6

Family 2

James Earl Maxey Sr. b. January 29, 1914, d. November 26, 2003
Marriage*Dana Osceola Sisson married James Earl Maxey Sr., son of John Lemon Maxey and Eva Cora Graham, on April 27, 1991 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,4,7 

Citations

  1. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annabelle Sisson Vaden obituary in the Aug 15, 1997 edition.
  3. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dana Sisson Hall Maxey obitutary in the Jul 6, 2000 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Weldon B. Hall obituary in an undated edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Earl Maxey obitutary in the Nov 27, 2003 edition.

James Raymond Farris1,2

M, b. October 24, 1920, d. January 19, 1997
FatherBrainard Farris2,3
MotherBetty McGuire2,3
     His Social Security Number was 226-14-3338.4 James Raymond Farris was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 He was born on October 24, 1920 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,3 He married Mary Sue Conner, daughter of Arvel Elwyn Conner and Mabel Ruth Smith, on November 13, 1965 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,6,2 James Raymond Farris died on January 19, 1997 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 76.1,4 He FARRIS, James Raymond, 71, of Shawsville, passed away Sunday, January 19, 1997 at his home. A native of Salem, he is survived by his wife, Mary Sue Farris; one son, James Anthony Farris; two daughters, Ruth Mollette and Linda Shelor; one brother, Howard Farris; two sisters, Frances McMackel and Betty Carper; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 21, 1997 from the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem with the Rev. Virgil McHone officiating. Interment will be in Sherwood Memorial Par k. The family will receive friends Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on January 20, 1997.1

Family

Mary Sue Conner
Marriage*He married Mary Sue Conner, daughter of Arvel Elwyn Conner and Mabel Ruth Smith, on November 13, 1965 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,6,2 
Child
  • James Anthony Farris7,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Raymond Farris obituary in the Jan 20, 1997 edition.
  2. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Arvel E. Conner obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel Ruth Conner obituary in the Aug 30, 2012 edition.

Cornelius Columbus Stanley1,2

M, b. March 12, 1901, d. November, 1986
     His Social Security Number was 232-18-4169.3 Cornelius Columbus Stanley was buried at Yeatts Family Cemetery, on a hill in a pasture, near the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mayberry, Patrick Co., Virginia.2 He was born on March 12, 1901 at Virginia.3 He married Vera Liberta Yeatts, daughter of John Henry "Dump" Yeatts and Edna Roena Reynolds, on September 2, 1934.1,2 Cornelius Columbus Stanley died in November, 1986 at age 85.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 145, District 71-27, Mishawaka, St. Joseph Co., Indiana4

Occupation

1940Power plant office manager4

Family

Vera Liberta Yeatts b. November 10, 1906, d. August 22, 2000
Marriage*Cornelius Columbus Stanley married Vera Liberta Yeatts, daughter of John Henry "Dump" Yeatts and Edna Roena Reynolds, on September 2, 1934.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vera Yeatts Stanley obituary in the Aug 24, 2000 edition.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S7188] Yeatts Cemetery, Patrick Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Richard Yeatts Stanley obituary in the Aug 25, 1996 edition.

Arlee Mae Conner1,2

F, b. November 20, 1914, d. November 16, 1992
FatherJames Alfred Conner1,3,2,4,5 b. August 21, 1884, d. May 27, 1940
MotherNannie Maude "Mandy" Lawrence1,3,2,4 b. January 15, 1887, d. June 30, 1924
     Arlee Mae Conner was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,7 Her Social Security Number was 228-05-8600.8 She was born on November 20, 1914 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8,7,2 She married Henry Doy Light, son of Henry Jacob Light and Tempie Elizabeth Vest, on September 17, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,9,10,2,11 As of September 17, 1938,her married name was Light. Arlee Mae Conner died on November 16, 1992 at age 77.6,7,2 She LIGHT, Arlee Conner 77, of Pilot, died Monday, November 16, 1992. She is survived by one son, Keith J. Light, Pilot; two grandsons, Keith J. Light Jr., Glen Burnie, Md., Kevin R. Light, Christiansburg; two sisters, Hazel Light, Roanoke, Lavada Aldridge, Check. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 18 at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with Elder W.T. Conner and Elder Junior Conner officiating with interment at Idding Cemetery at Terry's Fork. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd. on November 17, 1992.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 41, District 105, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 95, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Henry Doy Light b. January 2, 1912, d. June 28, 1987
Marriage*Arlee Mae Conner married Henry Doy Light, son of Henry Jacob Light and Tempie Elizabeth Vest, on September 17, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,9,10,2,11 
Child

Citations

  1. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [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 Arlee Conner Light obitutary in the Nov 17, 1992 edition.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Arlee Conner Light.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Henry Doy Light obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Henry Doy Light.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Henry Doy Light1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. January 2, 1912, d. June 28, 1987
FatherHenry Jacob Light8,9,2,10,3,11,12,13,14,7 b. June 26, 1878, d. May 22, 1961
MotherTempie Elizabeth Vest8,9,2,3,11,12,13,14,7 b. November 26, 1878, d. November 8, 1958
     Henry Doy Light was buried at Iddings Cemetery, intersection of Daniel's Run Road and Huffville Road, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5,6,7 His Social Security Number was 228-16-2202.15 He PILOT - Henry Doy Light, 75, passed away Sunday morning, June 28, 1987 in Montgomery County Hospital. He is survived by: his wife, Arlee Conner Light, Pilot; a son, Keith J. Light, Pilot; two grandsons, Keith J. Light, Jr., Kevin R. Light, both of Christiansburg; three sisters, Rheba Link, Check, Clara Light, Louise Light, both of Christiansburg. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 30 at 3:00 p.m. at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Raymond Goad officiating. Interment in the Iddings Cemetery, Terrys Fork.4 He was born on January 2, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.15,1,2,3,5,6,7 He married Arlee Mae Conner, daughter of James Alfred Conner and Nannie Maude "Mandy" Lawrence, on September 17, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,4,5,6,7 Henry Doy Light died on June 28, 1987 at Blacksburg, Virginia, at age 75.16,1,4,5,6,7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 138, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1930Dwelling 96, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1930Farm laborer12

Family

Arlee Mae Conner b. November 20, 1914, d. November 16, 1992
Marriage*Henry Doy Light married Arlee Mae Conner, daughter of James Alfred Conner and Nannie Maude "Mandy" Lawrence, on September 17, 1938 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3,4,5,6,7 
Child

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S331] William Lindsay Lawrence, Judy G. Blackwell, Erma C. Sowers, and Mabel Collins Willis Ora Belle Mayberry McColeman, Descendants of Elder John Lawrence.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Henry Doy Light obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Henry Doy Light.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Fern Light obituary in the Mar 19, 1997 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clara Edith Light obituary in the Feb 17, 1997 edition.
  10. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Henry J. Light obituary in the May 25, 1961 edition.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elizabeth Vest Light obituary in the Nov 13, 1958 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rheba Light Link obituary in the Nov 21, 2010 edition.
  15. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Henry Doy Light obitutary in the Jun 29, 1987 edition.
  17. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.