Roy Morris Light1,2

M, b. March 2, 1913, d. October 15, 1996
FatherPage Morris Light3,4,5,6 b. March 25, 1886, d. June 10, 1954
MotherIda Ethel Shank3,4,5,6 b. December 25, 1893, d. January 12, 1960
     His Social Security Number was 227-16-0874.7 Roy Morris Light was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,8 He was born on March 2, 1913 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.7,3 He married Mamie Odell Graham, daughter of Doctor Coy "Dock" Graham and Mirriam Alice Conner, on April 29, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,1 Roy Morris Light died on October 15, 1996 at Virginia at age 83.7,2 He LIGHT, Roy Morris, of Christiansburg, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 1996. Survivors are his wife, Mamie Graham Light, Christiansburg; three sons and two daughters-in-law, James E. Light, Blacksburg, Marshall and Edith V. Light, Shawsville, David and Carol Light, Shawsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Bobby Bratton, Dublin; one brother, Cecil Light, Roanoke; one sister, Mildred Johnson, Roanoke; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel, Floyd, with Rev. Wallace Yopp officiating. Interment will follow in Piedmont Cemetery, Shawsville. Friends may call at the Maberry Funeral Home after 4 p.m. Thursday, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m on October 17, 1996.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 8, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 406, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia6
1940Dwelling 69, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1931Farmer3
1940Farmer9

Family

Mamie Odell Graham b. August 29, 1913, d. September 29, 2010
Marriage*Roy Morris Light married Mamie Odell Graham, daughter of Doctor Coy "Dock" Graham and Mirriam Alice Conner, on April 29, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mamie Graham Light obituary in the Oct 1, 2010 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roy Morris Light obituary in the Oct 17, 1996 edition.
  3. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Correll Light obituary in the Mar 20, 2006 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  13. [S878] VA Montgomery Co., Register 4, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.

Dorothy Mildred Light1,2,3,4

F, b. April 18, 1915
FatherPage Morris Light1,2,3,5 b. March 25, 1886, d. June 10, 1954
MotherIda Ethel Shank1,2,3,5 b. December 25, 1893, d. January 12, 1960
     Dorothy Mildred Light married Elmer Randolph Johnson.4 Her married name was Johnson. Dorothy Mildred Light was born on April 18, 1915 at Virginia.2 As of 1931,her married name was King.6 She married Arvil King in 1931.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 8, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 406, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia5

Family 1

Arvil King
Marriage*Dorothy Mildred Light married Arvil King in 1931.6 

Family 2

Elmer Randolph Johnson
Marriage*Dorothy Mildred Light married Elmer Randolph Johnson.4 
Child
  • Carolyn Sue Johnson4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Correll Light obituary in the Mar 20, 2006 edition.
  2. [S1228] Allison Galt-Hall, "Norman Poff Family Bible," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, May 18, 2006.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."

Cecil Correll Light1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 14, 1917, d. March 18, 2006
FatherPage Morris Light1,6,7,8,5 b. March 25, 1886, d. June 10, 1954
MotherIda Ethel Shank1,6,7,8,5 b. December 25, 1893, d. January 12, 1960
     Cecil Correll Light was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,4 His Social Security Number was 227-12-3257.5 He was born on October 14, 1917 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia; His obituary has a birth date of Jan 16, 1917.1,9,10,4,5 He married Elsie Mildred McAbee on October 20, 1945 at Greenville, Greenville Co., South Carolina.3 Cecil Correll Light and Elsie Mildred McAbee were divorced on October 30, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Cecil Correll Light died on March 18, 2006 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 88.1,2,4,10 He Cecil Correll Light, 88, of Roanoke, went to meet our Lord on Saturday, March 18, 2006 at 1 a.m. He was born on January 16, 1917 on a farm in Floyd County where he grew up. His parents were the late Page Morris and Ida Shank Light of Locust Grove. He worked in West, Va. and later in Baltimore with the shipyard. He served in the U.S. Army in the 41st Division of the 162nd in WWII as a Staff Sergeant and was a member of VA VFW Post 1264. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Alma "Sunny" Ethel Light, brothers, Roy Marvin and James "Jimmy" Wilber Light, and stepfather, T. S. McNeil. He was a loving father, grandfather and brother. He leaves behind to cherish his memory a daughter, Priscilla L. Burgess; grandson, Jonathan Burgess; granddaughter, Jessica Burgess; sister, Mildred L. Johnson; nieces, Carolyn Sue Underwood, Linda Kay Smith, Elizabeth Anne Harris; nephews David Light, Rifton Light, Edward Light; sister-in-law Odell Light; and numerous neighbors and friends. The family would like to express a special thanks to care-givers Linda Earles, Kathy Cruff, Julie Klemm and Frances "Franky" Riggle, and to the wonderful and caring nursing staff of the Veterans Care Center in Salem. He will be long remembered by those who loved him as a faithful Christian, a caring neighbor and an honorable patriot who loved God, family, and country. Graveside funeral services will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.
on March 20, 2006.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 8, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 406, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia7

Family

Elsie Mildred McAbee
Marriage*Cecil Correll Light married Elsie Mildred McAbee on October 20, 1945 at Greenville, Greenville Co., South Carolina.3 
Divorce* Cecil Correll Light and Elsie Mildred McAbee were divorced on October 30, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Child
  • Priscilla Omega Light1,11

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Correll Light obituary in the Mar 20, 2006 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  4. [S2251] Sherwood Burial Park, Roanoke Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=40016666&CRid=728583&df=all&
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  9. [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.
  10. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

James Wilbur "Jim" "Jimmy" Light1

M, b. December 22, 1919, d. July 22, 1988
FatherPage Morris Light1,2,3,4,5 b. March 25, 1886, d. June 10, 1954
MotherIda Ethel Shank1,2,3,4,5 b. December 25, 1893, d. January 12, 1960
     His Social Security Number was 224-24-6342.6 James Wilbur "Jim" "Jimmy" Light was born on December 22, 1919 at Virginia.6 He died on July 22, 1988 at age 68.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 8, District 101, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 406, District 30, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 49, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Correll Light obituary in the Mar 20, 2006 edition.
  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. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Calvin Ray Conner1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 16, 1952, d. February 24, 2015
FatherElbert C. Conner1,2,3,4,5,7,6 b. October 15, 1921, d. October 9, 1996
MotherClara Annabelle Lawrence1,2,3,4,5,7,6 b. January 20, 1921, d. April 18, 2010
     Calvin Ray Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on June 16, 1952 at Virginia.3,4,5 He married Patricia Ann Poff, daughter of Lewin Maurice Poff and Mary Agnes Carr, on June 17, 1977 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,3,4,5,6 Calvin Ray Conner died on February 24, 2015 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 62.6 He Calvin Ray Conner, 62, of Pilot, Va., tragically passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert and Clara Conner. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Poff Conner; daughter and a very special son-in-law, Cynthia and Adam Walker; son and daughter-in-law, Chad and Eden Conner. "Paw Paw" is also survived by three special grandchildren, Brayden Walker, Kaylee Conner, and Hunter C-wack. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Larry Howell; his brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Sharla Conner; niece, Amanda Witt and husband, Matt; and great-niece, Cheyenne Witt; aunt, Erma Jean Vest and husband, Wilford; aunt, Glenna Nichols and husband, Clyde; and many other cousins and family. We also what to say a special thanks to Floyd Station #3 Fire Department especially Chief Rickie Thompson and Bobby Haynes. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Floyd County Station #3 Fire Department in memory of Calvin, 1710 Kings Store Road, Check, VA 24072. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Gardner Funeral Home with Pastors Cecil Brown and Leon Alley officiating. Graveside service to follow at Wilson's Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, February 27, 2015. on February 27, 2015.6

Family

Patricia Ann Poff
Marriage*He married Patricia Ann Poff, daughter of Lewin Maurice Poff and Mary Agnes Carr, on June 17, 1977 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,3,4,5,6 
Children
  • Cynthia Dawn Conner3,4,6
  • Chad Ray Conner9,4,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elbert C. Conner obituary in the Oct 11, 1996 edition.
  2. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S877] VA Montgomery Co., Register 7, Montgomery Co., VA Marriage Records.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Calvin Ray Conner obituary in the Feb 27, 2015 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clara Annabel Conner obituary in the Apr 20, 2010 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lewin Maurice Poff, obituary in the May 29, 1992 edition.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From an article about the Floyd County High School graduates of 2002.

Alma Ethel "Sunny" Light1,2

F, b. April 21, 1930, d. October, 1987
FatherPage Morris Light1,2 b. March 25, 1886, d. June 10, 1954
MotherIda Ethel Shank1,2 b. December 25, 1893, d. January 12, 1960
     Her Social Security Number was 224-36-0527.3 Alma Ethel "Sunny" Light was born on April 21, 1930 at Virginia.3 She died in October, 1987 at age 57.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 49, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Correll Light obituary in the Mar 20, 2006 edition.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Minor McNeil1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. September 9, 1898, d. March 8, 1997
FatherThomas H. Benton McNeil9,2,4,10,11,7 b. May 29, 1873, d. March 30, 1959
MotherOzella Florence "Ocellie" Aldridge12,2,4,10,11,7 b. January 28, 1878, d. November 9, 1967
     Minor McNeil was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 His Social Security Number was 231-52-0872.13 He was born on September 9, 1898 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,14,3,13,15,11,7 He married Corinne Martha Light, daughter of Brownlow Light and Ardella "Della" Prillaman, on December 28, 1917 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,3,5,11,8 Minor McNeil died on March 8, 1997 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 98.1,14,13,11,8 He McNEIL, Minor, 98, of Salem, formerly of Check, passed away Saturday, March 8, 1997. He was preceded in death by his wife, Corinne Light McNeil and son, Jack McNeil. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Howard and Ruby McNeil, Dumas, Texas, Maynard (Casey) and Carol McNeil, Washington, N.J., Enola McNeil, Woodbridge, Va; daughters, Mabel Light, Salem, Lois Basham, Christiansburg, Louise Shank, Roanoke; grandchildren, Debra Tedford, Majhunta Cole, Camelia Elliott, Stephen McNeil, Karen Lacey, Corinne Atkinson, Carol Gunter, Richard Basham, Gerald Basham, Michael Shank, and Anita Talley; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers, Theodore ``Bud"" McNeil, Thaxton, John T. McNeil, Check, Va. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 1997 at 2 p.m. at Head of the River Church, Copper Hill, Va. with Elder Lane Carter officiating. Burial to follow in Restvale Cemetery, Copper Hill. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at John M. Oakey & Son, Salem. on March 10, 1997.14

Census Records

1920Dwelling 87, District 69, North Fork, McDowell Co., West Virginia6
1930Dwelling 51, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia16
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia17

Occupation

1920Carpenter6
1930Carpenter16
1940Tractor driver17

Family

Corinne Martha Light b. January 22, 1901, d. September 7, 1989
Marriage*Minor McNeil married Corinne Martha Light, daughter of Brownlow Light and Ardella "Della" Prillaman, on December 28, 1917 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,3,5,11,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary McNeil Epperly obituary in the Apr 27, 1996 edition.
  3. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Flora Aldridge McNeil obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Corinne Light McNeil.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Thomas Benton McNeil.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Thomas Benton McNeil obituary in an unknown newspaper.
  11. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  12. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Florence Aldridge McNeil.
  13. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minor McNeil obituary in the Mar 10, 1997 edition.
  15. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  16. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  17. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  18. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jack Light McNeil obituary in an unknown edition.
  19. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Howard Sumner McNeil obituary in the Aug 4, 2016 edition.
  20. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel McNeil Light obituary in the Sep 9, 2017 edition.
  21. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  22. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Howard Sumner McNeil1,2,3

M, b. October 18, 1918, d. August 2, 2016
FatherMinor McNeil4,5,6,7,8,9,10,2,11 b. September 9, 1898, d. March 8, 1997
MotherCorinne Martha Light4,6,7,8,9,10,2,11 b. January 22, 1901, d. September 7, 1989
     Howard Sumner McNeil was buried at Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Dumas, Moore Co., Texas.2,3 He was born on October 18, 1918 at Simpsons, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,12,2,3 He married Ruby Vesta Gardenhire on May 8, 1944 at Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas.12,13,2 Howard Sumner McNeil died on August 2, 2016 at Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, at age 97.2 He DUMAS - Howard Sumner McNeil, 97, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Howe, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Morrison Funeral Directors of Dumas. Mr. McNeil was born Oct. 18, 1918, to Minor and Corinne Light McNeil. He married Ruby Gardenhire on May 8, 1944. Survivors include three daughters, Debra Tedford of Olathe, Kan., Majhaunta Edgmon of Highlandville, Mo., and Camelia Elliott of Pilot, Va; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mabel Light of Salem, Va., Lois Basham of Christiansburg, Va., and Louise Shank of Roanoke, Va; and a brother, Dr. Maynard "Casey" McNeil of Washington, N.J. on August 4, 2016.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 87, District 69, North Fork, McDowell Co., West Virginia8
1930Dwelling 51, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1940Rubber factory machine operator10

Family

Ruby Vesta Gardenhire b. August 29, 1924, d. October 24, 2009
Marriage*Howard Sumner McNeil married Ruby Vesta Gardenhire on May 8, 1944 at Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas.12,13,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S964] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  2. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Howard Sumner McNeil obituary in the Aug 4, 2016 edition.
  3. [S7308] Northlawn Memorial Gardens, Moore Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minor McNeil obituary in the Mar 10, 1997 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Corinne Light McNeil.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jack Light McNeil obituary in an unknown edition.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel McNeil Light obituary in the Sep 9, 2017 edition.
  12. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  13. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Ruby Gardenhire McNeil obituary in the Oct 26, 2009 edition.
  14. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.

Mabel McNeil1,2,3,4,5

F, b. October 10, 1921, d. September 6, 2017
FatherMinor McNeil6,7,1,2,3,4,8,9,5 b. September 9, 1898, d. March 8, 1997
MotherCorinne Martha Light6,1,2,3,4,8,9,5 b. January 22, 1901, d. September 7, 1989
     Mabel McNeil was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 She was born on October 10, 1921 at Pageton, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1,10 She married Newton Hirst Light Sr., son of Jasper Light and Lillian Livingston Evans, on December 8, 1947 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,11,5 As of December 8, 1947,her married name was Light. Mabel McNeil died on September 6, 2017 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 95.5 She Mabel "Nana" McNeil Light, 95, of Salem, passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 surrounded by family. She was born in Pageton, W.Va., a daughter of the late Minor and Corinne McNeil and grew up in the Locust Grove area of Floyd County, Va. Mabel retired from GE after 18 years of service. Her 95 years of life was spent enjoying and serving her family. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Newton Light; two brothers, Howard McNeil and his wife Ruby, and Jack McNeil and his wife Enola, and two brothers-in-law, Earl Basham and John Shank. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Corinne and Allen Atkinson; grandsons, Brad Atkinson and Denee Diluigi, and Robert Atkinson and his wife, Jenny; two great-grandchildren, Gracie and Brayden Atkinson; a brother, Maynard "Casey" McNeil and wife, Carol; two sisters, Lois Basham and Louise Shank, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Chapel of John M. Oakey & Son, Salem. Chaplain Seth McCormack will officiate. Burial will follow at Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the funeral home. on September 9, 2017.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 51, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Family

Newton Hirst Light Sr. b. January 20, 1904, d. October 9, 1951
Marriage*Mabel McNeil married Newton Hirst Light Sr., son of Jasper Light and Lillian Livingston Evans, on December 8, 1947 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,11,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Corinne Light McNeil.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jack Light McNeil obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel McNeil Light obituary in the Sep 9, 2017 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minor McNeil obituary in the Mar 10, 1997 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Howard Sumner McNeil obituary in the Aug 4, 2016 edition.
  10. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  11. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Newspaper clipping about the death of Newton H. Light.
  12. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Atkinson-Kirby wedding announcement in the Nov 13, 2005 edition.
  13. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  14. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Eva Lois McNeil1,2,3,4,5,6,7

F, b. March 2, 1924
FatherMinor McNeil8,9,2,3,4,6,10,11,7 b. September 9, 1898, d. March 8, 1997
MotherCorinne Martha Light8,2,3,4,6,10,11,7 b. January 22, 1901, d. September 7, 1989
     Eva Lois McNeil was born on March 2, 1924 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.1,7 As of March 18, 1944,her married name was Basham.7 She married Earl Stewart Basham, son of Brainard Hayden Basham and Olivia B. "Ollie" Stewart, on March 18, 1944 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.12,1,2,5,7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 51, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Earl Stewart Basham b. May 12, 1921, d. February 15, 1995
Marriage*Eva Lois McNeil married Earl Stewart Basham, son of Brainard Hayden Basham and Olivia B. "Ollie" Stewart, on March 18, 1944 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.12,1,2,5,7 
Children
  • Lois Carol Basham5,7
  • Richard Earl Basham9,8,5
  • Gerald Lee Basham9,8,5,7

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Corinne Light McNeil.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jack Light McNeil obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minor McNeil obituary in the Mar 10, 1997 edition.
  10. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Howard Sumner McNeil obituary in the Aug 4, 2016 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel McNeil Light obituary in the Sep 9, 2017 edition.
  12. [S135] Richardson Funeral Home Pamphlet, Funeral pamphlet for Earl Stewart Basham.

Glenna Louise "Glennie" McNeil1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. October 30, 1926
FatherMinor McNeil7,8,2,3,4,9,10,11,6 b. September 9, 1898, d. March 8, 1997
MotherCorinne Martha Light7,2,3,4,9,10,11,6 b. January 22, 1901, d. September 7, 1989
     Glenna Louise "Glennie" McNeil was born on October 30, 1926 at Wilcoe, McDowell Co., West Virginia.5,6 As of December 22, 1951,her married name was Shank.6 She married John Bernard Shank, son of Ralph David Shank and Hazel Augusta Jewell, on December 22, 1951 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,5,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 51, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Family

John Bernard Shank b. June 19, 1917, d. July 22, 1990
Marriage*Glenna Louise "Glennie" McNeil married John Bernard Shank, son of Ralph David Shank and Hazel Augusta Jewell, on December 22, 1951 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,5,6 
Children
  • Michael Wayne Shank8,7,1,5,6
  • Anita Louise Shank8,7,1,5,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Bernard Shank obituary in the Jul 23, 1990 edition.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Corinne Light McNeil.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jack Light McNeil obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minor McNeil obituary in the Mar 10, 1997 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Howard Sumner McNeil obituary in the Aug 4, 2016 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel McNeil Light obituary in the Sep 9, 2017 edition.

Jack Light McNeil1,2,3

M, b. July 1, 1928, d. March 31, 1988
FatherMinor McNeil4,5,2,6,7,8,3 b. September 9, 1898, d. March 8, 1997
MotherCorinne Martha Light4,2,6,7,8,3 b. January 22, 1901, d. September 7, 1989
     His Social Security Number was 226-32-2744.9 Jack Light McNeil Mr. Jack Light McNeil, age 59, born July 1, 1928, in Check, died Thursday March 31, 1988, at Alexandria Hospital. He served 27 years in the U.S. Army and retired with the rank of Chief Warrent Officer-3. He was a member of the Central Christian Church, Springfield. He is survived by his wife, Enola C. McNeil, Lorton; one son, Jack Stephen McNeil, Woodbridge; two granddaughters, Renee and Lauren; his parents, Minor and Corrine McNeil, Check; two brothers, Howard McNeil, Dumas, Texas; Maynard McNeil, Washington, N.J; three sisters, Mabel Light, Salem; Lois Basham, Christiansburg; Louise Shank, Roanoke. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the John M. Oakley & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Terry Kerr and Mr. Roy Miller officiating.2 He was born on July 1, 1928 at Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,2 He married Enola Brooks Calaway on February 10, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,10,1,11,3 Jack Light McNeil died on March 31, 1988 at Alexandria, Virginia, at age 59.9,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 51, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 51, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

Enola Brooks Calaway b. February 27, 1929, d. July 31, 2004
Marriage*Jack Light McNeil married Enola Brooks Calaway on February 10, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,10,1,11,3 
Child
  • Jack Stephen McNeil1,2,11,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Enola Brooks McNeil obituary in the Aug 1, 2004 edition.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jack Light McNeil obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral pamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minor McNeil obituary in the Mar 10, 1997 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 Mabel McNeil Light obituary in the Sep 9, 2017 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral phamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  11. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."

Ruby Vesta Gardenhire1,2,3

F, b. August 29, 1924, d. October 24, 2009
     Ruby Vesta Gardenhire was buried at Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Dumas, Moore Co., Texas.4 She was born on August 29, 1924 at Terry Co., Texas.2,3,5,4 She married Howard Sumner McNeil, son of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on May 8, 1944 at Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas.1,2,6 As of May 8, 1944,her married name was McNeil.1 Ruby Vesta Gardenhire died on October 24, 2009 at Dumas, Moore Co., Texas, at age 85.2,5,4 She DUMAS - Ruby Gardenhire McNeil, 85, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, in Dumas. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Howe, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are by Morrison Funeral Directors. Ruby was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Wellman to Willie Lee and Mary Lee Gardenhire. She married Howard McNeil on May 8, 1944, in Amarillo. She was involved with all activities of the church and her gift was daily ministry to others. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Ruby had been a resident of Dumas since 1946 and was a member of First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her brother, Carroll Gardenhire. Survivors include her husband, Howard; three daughters, Debra Tedford and husband Larry of Olathe, Kan., Majhaunta Edgmon and husband Johnny of Dumas and Camelia Elliott and husband James of Pilot, Va; two brothers, Billy Gardenhire of Gardendale and Andy Gardenhire and wife Patricia of Memphis; five grandchildren, Micah, Elizabeth and Olivia Tedford, all of Olathe, Malachi Elliott of Midland and Faith Elliott of Amarillo; and her extended family, Theresia Johns, Maria Molina and Breann Hargrove. The family suggests memorials be to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 617, Dumas, TX 79029. The family will be at 10830 McClary Road in Dumas. on October 26, 2009.2

Family

Howard Sumner McNeil b. October 18, 1918, d. August 2, 2016
Marriage*She married Howard Sumner McNeil, son of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on May 8, 1944 at Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas.1,2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  2. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Ruby Gardenhire McNeil obituary in the Oct 26, 2009 edition.
  3. [S964] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997.
  4. [S7308] Northlawn Memorial Gardens, Moore Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S1644] Amarillo Globe-News, From the Howard Sumner McNeil obituary in the Aug 4, 2016 edition.
  7. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.

Newton Hirst Light Sr.1,2,3,4

M, b. January 20, 1904, d. October 9, 1951
FatherJasper Light1,5,2,6,4 b. circa 1873, d. 1942
MotherLillian Livingston Evans1,2,6,4 b. 1875, d. 1953
     Newton Hirst Light Sr. was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.3,4 He was born on January 20, 1904 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,6,4 He married Rosa Nellie Downey on January 11, 1930 at Fort Statsenburg, Philippines.7,8 Newton Hirst Light Sr. and Rosa Nellie Downey were divorced in May, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 Newton Hirst Light Sr. married Mabel McNeil, daughter of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on December 8, 1947 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,9,10 Newton Hirst Light Sr. died on October 9, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 47; Newton was a Bataan Death March survivor.2,3,4

Occupation

1947Farmer1

Family 1

Rosa Nellie Downey b. December 19, 1914, d. May 3, 2006
Marriage*Newton Hirst Light Sr. married Rosa Nellie Downey on January 11, 1930 at Fort Statsenburg, Philippines.7,8 
Divorce* Newton Hirst Light Sr. and Rosa Nellie Downey were divorced in May, 1947 at Floyd Co., Virginia.8 
Children
  • Newton Hirst Light Jr.7
  • Alice Coleta Light7
  • Evelyn Light7
  • Irene Light7
  • Lillian Lucy Light+7,11 b. November 12, 1930, d. September 14, 1998
  • Lawton James Light7

Family 2

Mabel McNeil b. October 10, 1921, d. September 6, 2017
Marriage*Newton Hirst Light Sr. married Mabel McNeil, daughter of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on December 8, 1947 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,9,10 
Child

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S3771] Irene Shank, "Descendants of James Downey."
  3. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, 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&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From an article about Newton Light surviving famed Death March of Bataan in an undated edition.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lillian Light Crowder obituary in an unknown edition.
  8. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  9. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Newspaper clipping about the death of Newton H. Light.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mabel McNeil Light obituary in the Sep 9, 2017 edition.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."

Earl Stewart Basham1,2,3,4

M, b. May 12, 1921, d. February 15, 1995
FatherBrainard Hayden Basham5,6,4 b. March 26, 1881, d. June 16, 1964
MotherOlivia B. "Ollie" Stewart5,6,4 b. October 16, 1890, d. December 7, 1959
     His Social Security Number was 229-07-7629.7 Earl Stewart Basham was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,9 He was born on May 12, 1921 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,2,7,4 He married Eva Lois McNeil, daughter of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on March 18, 1944 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,2,10,3,4 Earl Stewart Basham died on February 15, 1995 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 73.8,2,9,7 He BASHAM, Earl, 73, of Christiansburg, died suddenly Wednesday afternoon, February 15, 1995, at the Mongomery Regional Hospital. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday, February 17, 1995, from the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Sunset Cemetery. The family suggests for anyone desiring to make a memorial that they do so to the Pilot United Methodist Church, Pilot, Va. 24138. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 Thursday evening at the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home. on February 16, 1995.9

Family

Eva Lois McNeil b. March 2, 1924
Marriage*He married Eva Lois McNeil, daughter of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on March 18, 1944 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.8,2,10,3,4 
Children
  • Lois Carol Basham3,4
  • Richard Earl Basham8,3
  • Gerald Lee Basham8,3,4

Citations

  1. [S135] Richardson Funeral Home Pamphlet.
  2. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  3. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minnie Basham Light obituary in the Mar 8, 1998 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Katherine B. Link obituary in the Dec 30, 2011 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S135] Richardson Funeral Home Pamphlet, Funeral pamphlet for Earl Stewart Basham.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Earl Basham obituary in the Feb 16, 1995 edition.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Corinne Light McNeil.

John Bernard Shank1,2,3

M, b. June 19, 1917, d. July 22, 1990
FatherRalph David Shank1,2,3 b. February 18, 1886, d. August 3, 1934
MotherHazel Augusta Jewell1,2,3 b. October 18, 1892, d. March 19, 1994
     His Social Security Number was 231-16-1611.4 John Bernard Shank was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on June 19, 1917 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,2,3 He married Glenna Louise "Glennie" McNeil, daughter of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on December 22, 1951 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,6,2 John Bernard Shank died on July 22, 1990 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.4,7,3 He John Bernard Shank, age 73, of Roanoke, died Sunday, July 22, 1990. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was a retired civil engineer for the U.S. Department of Transportation with 30 years service and was an Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Louise McNeil Shank; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jack Lee Shank, Luray; Michael W. and Deborah Shank, Roanoke; one daughter and son-in-law, Anita S. and C. Randall Talley, Roanoke; mother, Mrs. Hazel J. Shank, Shawsville; three brothers, Ralph D. Shank, Marmet, W.Va; Paul J. Shank, Prince George; Donald Shank, Salem; one sister, Julia S. Skinner, Tullahoma, Tenn; five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's North Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, with the Rev. Nolan R. Crowder and the Rev. Larry Eenigenburg officiating. Burial will be in Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery County. Friends may call at Oakey's North Chapel where the family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday. on July 23, 1990.1

Family

Glenna Louise "Glennie" McNeil b. October 30, 1926
Marriage*He married Glenna Louise "Glennie" McNeil, daughter of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on December 22, 1951 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5,6,2 
Children
  • Michael Wayne Shank1,6,2
  • Anita Louise Shank1,6,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the John Bernard Shank obituary in the Jul 23, 1990 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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 an unidentified funeral home Pamphlet for Corinne Light McNeil.
  6. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  7. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.

Enola Brooks Calaway1

F, b. February 27, 1929, d. July 31, 2004
     Her Social Security Number was 229-32-1446.2 Enola Brooks Calaway was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 She was born on February 27, 1929 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Jack Light McNeil, son of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on February 10, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5,3,6,1 As of February 10, 1950,her married name was McNeil.1 Enola Brooks Calaway died on July 31, 2004 at Virginia at age 75.3,2 She Enola Brooks McNeil, 75, of Salem, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2004. She was a lifetime member of Salem Church of Christ and was predeceased by her husband, Jack Light McNeil and her parents, Frank and Muriel Calaway. Surviving family include a loving and devoted son, Jack Stephen McNeil; precious granddaughters, Renee Porter and husband, Aaron and great-grandson, Mason and Lauren McNeil and fiance, Mike; brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Cynthia Calaway; brothers-in-law, Howard and Casey McNeil; sisters-in-law, Mabel Light, Lois Basham and Louise Shank; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2004 at 2 p.m. at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Salem with Mr. Mike Flinchum and Mr. Roy Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday, August 2, 2004 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Church of Christ. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem, 389-5441 on August 1, 2004.3

Family

Jack Light McNeil b. July 1, 1928, d. March 31, 1988
Marriage*She married Jack Light McNeil, son of Minor McNeil and Corinne Martha Light, on February 10, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5,3,6,1 
Child
  • Jack Stephen McNeil3,7,6,1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Enola Brooks McNeil obituary in the Aug 1, 2004 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minor McNeil obituary in the Mar 10, 1997 edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, Funeral phamphlet for Minor McNeil.
  6. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Jack Light McNeil obituary in an unknown edition.

Ruth Ann McNeil1,2,3,4

F, b. May 7, 1947, d. March 10, 2009
FatherPaul McNeil5,1,2,3,4 b. January 13, 1913, d. October 24, 1995
MotherAlma Delores MacKey1,2,3,4 b. May 4, 1921, d. June 10, 2007
     Ruth Ann McNeil was buried at Cox Cemetery, Route 221, Dugspur, Carroll Co., Virginia.3 She was born on May 7, 1947 at Virginia.1 As of July 28, 2001,her married name was Huff.1 She married Carl Lee Huff on July 28, 2001 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 Ruth Ann McNeil died on March 10, 2009 at Virginia at age 61.3 She Ruth Ann McNeil Huff, 61, of Willis, Va., passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Dolores Mackey McNeil. Survivors include her husband, Carl Lee Huff; stepdaughter, Ruth Ann Riffey; stepgrandson, Lee Riffey and wife, Kim; stepgreatgranddaughter, Ahliyah Riffey; sisters, Jean Scott and Patsy Weddle and husband, Gene; brothers, Marshall McNeil and wife, Joanne, and Kevin McNeil; brothers-in-law, Eugene Huff and wife, Brenda, and Elwood Huff and wife, Elizabeth; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2009, at Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Goad officiating. Interment to follow in the Cox Cemetery, Dugspur. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the funeral. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.maberryfuneralhome.com on March 11, 2009.3

Family

Carl Lee Huff
Marriage*She married Carl Lee Huff on July 28, 2001 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 

Citations

  1. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Reference # 01-66.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alma Dolores McNeil obituary in the Jun 12, 2007 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruth Ann McNeil Huff obituary in the Mar 11, 2009 edition.
  4. [S1859] Eleanor Stuart Mcneil Mullins and Maynard McNeil, "Some Descendants of Jacob Ireson McNeil."
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul McNeil obituary in the Oct 25, 1995 edition.

Infant Conner

F, b. March 5, 1950, d. March 5, 1950
FatherElbert C. Conner1,2,3,4 b. October 15, 1921, d. October 9, 1996
MotherClara Annabelle Lawrence1,2,3,4 b. January 20, 1921, d. April 18, 2010
     Infant Conner was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,5 She died on March 5, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4 She was born on March 5, 1950 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3,4

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  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. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.