Nancy Jane Poole1,2,3

F, b. April 30, 1904, d. January 16, 1953
     Nancy Jane Poole was buried at Thornspring Methodist Church Cemetery, Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia.1,2,3 She was born on April 30, 1904 at Carroll Co., Virginia.2 She married Charles Lee Richards, son of William J. Richards and Melvina Catherine Epperly, on May 8, 1944.1,2,3,4 As of May 8, 1944,her married name was Richards. Nancy Jane Poole died on January 16, 1953 at Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia, at age 48.2 She Mrs. Nancy Jane Richards, 48, died Friday morning at her home, 671 east Main street, after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband, Charles Lee Richards; one son, Charles Lee Richards, jr; four brothers, Sam Poole, of Austinville, Paul Poole, Tom Poole and Jim Poole, all of Pulaski; four sisters, Mrs. Mag Lambert, and Mrs. Bell Bonds, both of Friev, Mrs. Walt Gallimore, Austinville, and Mrs. Charles L. Henley, Pulaski. Funeral services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. from the Church of God with the Rev. J. L. Summers and the Rev. C. J. Peyton oficiating. Interment will follow in the Thornsprings cemetery. The body will remain at Thomas M. Seagle & Sons funeral home until one hour before services when it will be taken to the church to lie in state. Flowerbearers will be Mrs. Glen Carmany, Mrs. Clarence Henley, Mrs. Carl. Gallimore, Mrs. Morris Burton, Mrs. Calvin Hall, Mrs. Levi Jones, Mrs. Hassell Beverely, Mrs. Vernon Thornton, Mrs. C. R. Crouse, Mrs. Henry Clark, Mrs. Preston Jones and Miss Beulah Hawkins. Active pallbearers will include Preston Jones, James A. Jones, Robert S. Jones, Carl Gallimore, Johnnie Caramany and James Slusher. on January 18, 1953.3

Family

Charles Lee Richards b. January 23, 1891, d. February 21, 1959
Marriage*She married Charles Lee Richards, son of William J. Richards and Melvina Catherine Epperly, on May 8, 1944.1,2,3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S2394] Pulaski Southwest Times, From the Nancy Jane Richards obituary in the Jan 18, 1953 edition.
  4. [S2394] Pulaski Southwest Times, From the Charles Lee Richards, Jr. obituary in the Nov 12, 2011 edition.

Charles Lee Richards Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 13, 1947, d. November 10, 2011
FatherCharles Lee Richards1,2,3 b. January 23, 1891, d. February 21, 1959
MotherNancy Jane Poole1,2,3 b. April 30, 1904, d. January 16, 1953
     Charles Lee Richards Jr. Charles Lee Richards Jr. age 64, of Pulaski, passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at his home. Born March 13, 1947 in Pulaski he was the son of the late Charles Lee Richards Sr. and Nancy Poole Richards and was raised by the late Charles and Lou Henley. One brother, C.L. Henley, also preceded him in death. Charlie served in the U.S. Air Force and in the Vietnam War. He proudly served his country. He was involved with the Recreation Department for little league football and men's softball for many years. Surviving are his wife of 22 years, Kathy L. Richards of Pulaski; children, Steven Mark Richards, Matthew Scott Richards, Melissa Sue Richards, Michael Charles Richards, Angela Kathleen Richards and Kristin Renee' Richards; step-children, David Wayne Lawson and Michael Jackson Lawson; 17 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and two special friends, Trey & Alana Crowder. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Pastor Kenny Wyatt officiating. Interment will follow at Thornspring Cemetery, Pulaski, with military honors conducted by Pulaski V.F.W. Post 1184. The family will receive friends from Sunday, 5-7 p.m., at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski. The family would like to thank Dr. John Boone and Dr. Tina Smusz, and nurses, Teresa, Sherri, Tammi and Vanessa Coake, with Carilion Hospice.3 He was buried at Thornspring Methodist Church Cemetery, Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia.6 He was born on March 13, 1947 at Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia.7,3,4,5 He married Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Bogardus on December 4, 1966 at Sparta, Alleghany Co., North Carolina.1,5 Charles Lee Richards Jr. and Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Bogardus were divorced on March 31, 1987 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.5 Charles Lee Richards Jr. married Kathy Louise Lawson on April 13, 1989 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.8 Charles Lee Richards Jr. died on November 10, 2011 at Pulaski, Pulaski Co., Virginia, at age 64.3,7

Family 1

Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Bogardus
Marriage*He married Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Bogardus on December 4, 1966 at Sparta, Alleghany Co., North Carolina.1,5 
Divorce* Charles Lee Richards Jr. and Kathleen Ann "Kathy" Bogardus were divorced on March 31, 1987 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.5 
Children
  • Steven Mark Richards1,3,8
  • Matthew Scott Richards1,8,3
  • Melissa Sue Richards1,8,3
  • Michael Charles Richards3
  • Angela Kathleen Richards1
  • Kristin Renee' Richards3

Family 2

Kathy Louise Lawson
Marriage*Charles Lee Richards Jr. married Kathy Louise Lawson on April 13, 1989 at Pulaski Co., Virginia.8 

Citations

  1. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  2. [S2394] Pulaski Southwest Times, From the Nancy Jane Richards obituary in the Jan 18, 1953 edition.
  3. [S2394] Pulaski Southwest Times, From the Charles Lee Richards, Jr. obituary in the Nov 12, 2011 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S3746] Thornspring Methodist Church Cemetery, Pulaski Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ralph Edward Conner1,2

M, b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
FatherOmar Eldridge "Homer" Conner3,4,5,6,7,8 b. April 22, 1880, d. February 15, 1961
MotherEttie Gay Conner3,4,5,6,8 b. December 18, 1881, d. April 7, 1950
     His Social Security Number was 719-07-5930.9 Ralph Edward Conner was buried at Otey, Hall, and Conner Cemetery, (also known as Barnett Cemetery), Rt. 637, on Sisson Farm in the middle of the dairy farm, Montgomery Co., Virginia.10,1 He was born on July 15, 1901 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,10,9,11 He married Alpha Carnegia King, daughter of John Reuben King and Leititia Jane Wright, on April 8, 1921 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,11,2 Ralph Edward Conner died on October 25, 1991 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 90.10,1,9,2 He Ralph Edward Conner, age 90, of Roanoke died Friday. He was retired from the N & W Railroad East End Shops with 45 years service. He is survived by his sons, Wilmer Conner, Shawsville; James and Howard Conner, both of Roanoke; Douglas R. Conner, Tennessee; daughters, Annie Lee Huffman, Buena Vista; Ruby May Gibson, Roanoke; brother, Ivan Conner, and sister, Gladys King, both of Shawsville; thirteen grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and one great-great-stepgrandchild. Graveside funeral ceremonies will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Barnett Cemetery in Shawsville by the Rev. Jeff Gardner. The family will receive friends Sunday and Monday at the Lotz Funeral Home, Roanoke. on October 27, 1991.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 9, District 1, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 70, District 105, Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia6
1930Dwelling 287, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia12
1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia13

Occupation

1920Farm laborer6
1930Railroad shop riveter12
1940Railroad shop riveteer13

Family

Alpha Carnegia King b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
Marriage*Ralph Edward Conner married Alpha Carnegia King, daughter of John Reuben King and Leititia Jane Wright, on April 8, 1921 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3,11,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ralph Edward Conner obituary in the Oct 27, 1991 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William B. Conner obituary in the Feb 27, 1991 edition.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Omar E. Conner obituary in the Feb 17, 1961 edition.
  8. [S732] Montgomery News Messenger, From the Ettie G. Conner obituary in the Apr 13, 1950 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S577] Margaret Tynan, and Stephen Taylor Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume II.
  11. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie Lee Conner Huffman obituary in the May 14, 1999 edition.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  16. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard R. Conner obituary in the Dec 11, 2004 edition.
  18. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Smith Gibson obituary in the Aug 29, 2010 edition.

Ocie Ella Worrell1,2,3

F, b. October 13, 1914, d. June 24, 2009
FatherGeorge Charles Worrell2,4,3 b. April 19, 1881, d. 1965
MotherEura Minerva "Eurie" Spangler2,4,3 b. 1886, d. 1960
     Ocie Ella Worrell 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 She was born on October 13, 1914 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.2,3 She married William B. "Bill" Conner, son of Omar Eldridge "Homer" Conner and Ettie Gay Conner, on January 15, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,2,3 As of January 15, 1932,her married name was Conner. Ocie Ella Worrell died on June 24, 2009 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 94.3 She Ocie Worrell Conner, 94, of Shawsville, Va., passed away peacefully at home and went to be with the Lord on June 24, 2009. She was born in McDowell County, W.Va., on October 13, 1914, to the late Rev. George Charles Worrell and Eura Spangler Worrell. She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Conner; daughter, Sylvia J. Wyatt; and son, Joseph O. Conner. Ocie was a woman of great strength and character. She always put the needs and comfort of others above herself and was dearly loved by her family and friends. Ocie was also preceded in death by 10 siblings and survived by sisters, Ethel McPeak, Mildred Barnett, Bessie Stevens, and Willie Marie Hill; and sister-in-law, Edna Worrell, all of Virginia, and Dorothy Keating, of Pipestem, W.Va. Ocie is survived by four children, Pauline Sutphin and husband Bill, Wesley Conner, Kathleen Gravell and husband, Bob, all of Shawsville, and Audrey Dickerson, of Bedford. She is also survived by 40 grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren; and 14 greatgreat-grandchildren. We wish to express our thanks to a special nephew, the Rev. J.P Hale; and two special nieces, Bonnie Cardwell and Evelyn Vest, for all their love and assistance during this time. The viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 27, 2009, at the Horne Funeral Home. The funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday in the Horne Funeral Home Chapel officiated by the the Rev. J.P. Hale. Interment to follow at Piedmont Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, Christiansburg. The Conner family is in the care of Horne Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to www.hornefuneralservice.com. on June 26, 2009.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 131, District 61-3, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Family

William B. "Bill" Conner b. February 10, 1907, d. February 25, 1991
Marriage*Ocie Ella Worrell married William B. "Bill" Conner, son of Omar Eldridge "Homer" Conner and Ettie Gay Conner, on January 15, 1932 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S675] VA City of Radford, City of Radford, VA Marriages Book 2.
  2. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ocie Worrell Conner obituary in the Jun 26, 2009 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clara Mae Hale obituary in the Jun 21, 2003 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William B. Conner obituary in the Feb 27, 1991 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Odean Conner obituary in the Mar 27, 2003 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pauline Conner Sutphin obituary in the Dec 23, 2015 edition.
  10. [S557] VA Montgomery Co., Register 3, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sylvia C. Wyatt obituary in the Sep 4, 1996 edition.

Elizabeth May "Lizzie" Brumfield1

F, b. May 18, 1898, d. March 29, 1970
     Elizabeth May "Lizzie" Brumfield was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She was born on May 18, 1898 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Charles Lee Richards, son of William J. Richards and Melvina Catherine Epperly, on July 8, 1955 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of July 8, 1955,her married name was Richards.1 Elizabeth May "Lizzie" Brumfield died on March 29, 1970 at age 71.2

Family

Charles Lee Richards b. January 23, 1891, d. February 21, 1959
Marriage*She married Charles Lee Richards, son of William J. Richards and Melvina Catherine Epperly, on July 8, 1955 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.

Elmer Clarence Richards1,2

M, b. February 21, 1892, d. April 8, 1971
FatherWilliam J. Richards3,4,5,6,2 b. March 2, 1850, d. October 3, 1927
MotherMelvina Catherine Epperly3,4,5,6,2 b. June 15, 1852, d. June 29, 1915
     His Social Security Number was 236-07-0776.7 Elmer Clarence Richards was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.8,9 He was born on February 21, 1892 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,7 He married Dana Earlie Stump on July 10, 1915 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 Elmer Clarence Richards Final rites for Elmer Richards, 78, of Covel, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Covel Baptist Church with the Rev. Leonard Repass in charge. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton. Richrds, a retired coal miner, died at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday in a Mullens hospital following a long illness. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dana Stump Richards; three sons, Don of Seabrook, Md., Harry of Alexandria, Va., and William (Buck) of Jacksonville, Fla; two daughters, Mrs. Hilda Auricchio of Alexandria, Va., and Mrs. Kathryn Morgan of Princeton, and nine grandchildren. on April 8, 1971.9 He died on April 8, 1971 at Mullens, Wyoming Co., West Virginia, at age 79.8,9

Census Records

1900Dwelling 93, District 69, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1910Dwelling 277, District 98, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1920Dwelling 178, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 151, District 3, Bakers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia11
1940Dwelling 157, District 55-4, Barkers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia12

Occupation

1910Livery stable driver4
1920Delivery wagon driver10
1930Coal miner11
1940Coal miner12

Family

Dana Earlie Stump b. October 13, 1897, d. October 30, 1988
Marriage*Elmer Clarence Richards married Dana Earlie Stump on July 10, 1915 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  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. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Albert Henry Richards obituary in the Aug 17, 1956 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Nancy Jane McGhee obituary in the Mar 15, 1953 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  9. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Elmer Richards obituary in the Apr 8, 1971 edition.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Morgan-Richards marriage record.
  14. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Katherine Richards Morgan obitaury in the Jan 14, 2008 edition.
  15. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  16. [S1576] VA, USA: National Publishing Co., 1946 Young American Patriots. Richmond, U. S., World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945.
  17. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Lusk marriage record.
  18. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  19. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Meadows marriage record.
  20. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the McGuire-Richards marriage record.
  21. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Auricchio-Richards marriage record.

Dana Earlie Stump1,2

F, b. October 13, 1897, d. October 30, 1988
     Her Social Security Number was 236-62-2447.2 Dana Earlie Stump was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3 She was born on October 13, 1897 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.2 She married Elmer Clarence Richards, son of William J. Richards and Melvina Catherine Epperly, on July 10, 1915 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 As of July 10, 1915,her married name was Richards.1 Dana Earlie Stump died on October 30, 1988 at Wyoming Co., West Virginia, at age 91.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 178, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 151, District 3, Bakers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia5
1940Dwelling 157, District 55-4, Barkers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia6

Family

Elmer Clarence Richards b. February 21, 1892, d. April 8, 1971
Marriage*Dana Earlie Stump married Elmer Clarence Richards, son of William J. Richards and Melvina Catherine Epperly, on July 10, 1915 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Morgan-Richards marriage record.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Katherine Richards Morgan obitaury in the Jan 14, 2008 edition.
  9. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Elmer Richards obituary in the Apr 8, 1971 edition.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  11. [S1576] VA, USA: National Publishing Co., 1946 Young American Patriots. Richmond, U. S., World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Lusk marriage record.
  13. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Meadows marriage record.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the McGuire-Richards marriage record.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Auricchio-Richards marriage record.

Katherine Jane Richards1

F, b. November 14, 1916, d. January 12, 2008
FatherElmer Clarence Richards2,3,1,4,5,6 b. February 21, 1892, d. April 8, 1971
MotherDana Earlie Stump2,3,1,4,5,6 b. October 13, 1897, d. October 30, 1988
     Katherine Jane Richards was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 233-20-3437.7 She was born on November 14, 1916 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,4 As of February 20, 1943,her married name was Morgan.1 She married Willie Virgil Morgan on February 20, 1943 at Pineville, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.1,4,8 Katherine Jane Richards died on January 12, 2008 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 91.7,4 She PRINCETON - Katherine Richards Morgan, 91, of Glenwood Park Retirement Village, formerly of 1427 Hoge St., Princeton, died Saturday January 12, 2008 at her residence. Born November 14, 1916 in Christiansburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late Elmer C. and Dana E. Stump Richards. She was retired from Leggett's Department Store and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Princeton. Her husband of 56 years Willie Virgil Morgan; three brothers, William Richards, Donald Richards and Harry Richards; and one sister, Hilda Aurrichio, preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Howery and her husband Dan of Clinton Township, Mich., and Bonnie Lewis and her husband Bill of Princeton; four grandchildren, Michael Howery and his wife Kelly, Traci Banks, Jennifer Johnson and her husband Ron and Amy Dent; six great-grandchildren, Cody Johnson, Casey Johnson, Abigail Dent, Jenna Dent, Hannah Howery and Allyson Howery; brother-in-law, Orion Morgan of Mullens; and special friends, Tom and Juanita Workman of Princeton. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday January 15, 2008 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Tom Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at the Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour on Tuesday. Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Morgan family. on January 14, 2008.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 178, District 115, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 151, District 3, Bakers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 157, District 55-4, Barkers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1940Department store clerk5

Family

Willie Virgil Morgan b. September 16, 1916, d. March 21, 1999
Marriage*Katherine Jane Richards married Willie Virgil Morgan on February 20, 1943 at Pineville, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.1,4,8 
Children
  • Shirley Morgan4,8
  • Bonnie Morgan4,8

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Morgan-Richards marriage record.
  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. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Katherine Richards Morgan obitaury in the Jan 14, 2008 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Elmer Richards obituary in the Apr 8, 1971 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Willie Virgil Morgan obituary.

Elmer Donald Richards1,2

M, b. March 23, 1930, d. January 29, 1991
FatherElmer Clarence Richards3,2,4,5,6 b. February 21, 1892, d. April 8, 1971
MotherDana Earlie Stump3,2,4,5,6 b. October 13, 1897, d. October 30, 1988
     Elmer Donald Richards was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 He was born on March 23, 1930 at Covell, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.1,2 He married Vonna Sue Meadows on October 18, 1955 at Amigo, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 Elmer Donald Richards died on January 29, 1991 at age 60.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 151, District 3, Bakers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 157, District 55-4, Barkers Ridge, Wyoming Co., West Virginia5

Family

Vonna Sue Meadows
Marriage*Elmer Donald Richards married Vonna Sue Meadows on October 18, 1955 at Amigo, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Richards-Meadows marriage record.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Katherine Richards Morgan obitaury in the Jan 14, 2008 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2051] Raleigh Register, From the Elmer Richards obituary in the Apr 8, 1971 edition.

Lilly A. Richards1

F, b. August 15, 1895, d. September 2, 1895
FatherWilliam J. Richards1 b. March 2, 1850, d. October 3, 1927
MotherMelvina Catherine Epperly1 b. June 15, 1852, d. June 29, 1915
     Lilly A. Richards was born on August 15, 1895 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 She died on September 2, 1895.1

Citations

  1. [S1378] Betty Marie Shelor, and Troy Leon Shelor Myrtle Irene Thompson, Descendants of Simpson Richards.

Mary Isabel "Sis" Conner1

F, b. March 27, 1852, d. May 9, 1940
FatherCostley Conner1,2,3,4 b. October 10, 1812, d. May 5, 1873
MotherLydia A. Hall1,5,2,3,4 b. 1816, d. April 23, 1887
     Mary Isabel "Sis" Conner was buried at Bethel Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on March 27, 1852 at Crockett Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,2 She died on May 9, 1940 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 88.2

Census Records

1860Dwelling 276, Montgomery Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 43, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 152, District 54, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 276, District 78, Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia6
1910Dwelling 71, District 129, East River, Mercer Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law Giles Stewart7
1930Dwelling 388, District 19, East River, Mercer Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of her son-in-law William Bowen8
1940Dwelling 36, District 28-28, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia9

Occupation

1900Laundress6

Family

Thomas Unknown
Children

Citations

  1. [S705] Scotland-Stewart, online http://www.scotland-stewart.com/features.html
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mary I. Conner death certificate.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S724] Sallie Hays, Mercer Co., West Virginia Marriages 1854-1901.