Harry Edward "Strike" Thomas1

M, b. August 21, 1922, d. June 4, 1944
FatherSidney Harry Thomas2,3 b. August 7, 1889, d. October 23, 1947
MotherAlice Virginia Williams2,3 b. March 8, 1898, d. August 21, 1950
     Harry Edward "Strike" Thomas was born on August 21, 1922 at Nelson Co., Virginia.1 He died on June 4, 1944 at age 21.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 348, District 3, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 143, Enumeration District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5421] Sheflett Family Tree, online http://person.ancestry.com/tree/59062038/person/46044458614/facts

Eula Beatrice Cumbie1,2

F, b. September 27, 1909, d. October 29, 1994
     Eula Beatrice Cumbie married Ernest Raymond "Jack" Williams, son of John Morgan Williams and Emma Jane Smoot.1 Eula Beatrice Cumbie was buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia. Her Social Security Number was 228-22-5280.3 Her married name was Williams.1 She was born on September 27, 1909 at Appomattox Co., Virginia.3,4 She died on October 29, 1994 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 85.3,4,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 130, District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia5

Family

Ernest Raymond "Jack" Williams b. June 1, 1902, d. November 21, 1990
Marriage*Eula Beatrice Cumbie married Ernest Raymond "Jack" Williams, son of John Morgan Williams and Emma Jane Smoot.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Ernest Raymond Williams obituary in the Nov 22, 1990 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S1071] Carol Harrison, "Williams Family Researcher Carol Harrison," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Clarence Edward Williams obituary in the Jul 4, 2018 edition.

Joseph Sumpter1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. August 25, 1839, d. December 1, 1931
FatherRichard Sumpter1,2 b. December 19, 1801, d. December 1, 1882
MotherCatherine "Caty" Sowder1,2 b. December 15, 1800, d. July 15, 1879
     Joseph Sumpter was buried at Sumpter Cemetery, off Rt. 8, at the end of Rt. 698, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,8 He was born on August 25, 1839 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Matilda Poff, daughter of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on September 21, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Joseph Sumpter died on December 1, 1931 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 92.3,8

Census Records

1870Dwelling 118, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 347, District 28, Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1890Jacksonville, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1900Dwelling 89, District 13, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1910Dwelling 89, District 45, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1920Dwelling 40, District 91, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia10

Occupation

1870Farmer4
1880Farmer5
1900Farmer6
1910Farmer7
1920Farmer10

Family

Matilda Poff b. June 1, 1845, d. August 17, 1904
Marriage*Joseph Sumpter married Matilda Poff, daughter of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on September 21, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S197] Linda Hackney, George Sumpter's Will in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Dec 12, 2003.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  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. [S3622] Sumpter Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Clarence Edward Williams1,2,3,4

M, b. September 11, 1944, d. June 29, 2018
FatherErnest Raymond "Jack" Williams1,2,4 b. June 1, 1902, d. November 21, 1990
MotherEula Beatrice Cumbie1,2,4 b. September 27, 1909, d. October 29, 1994
     Clarence Edward Williams was buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.4 He was born on September 11, 1944 at Lynchburg, Virginia.2,3,4 He married Wanda Dianne Hunt on October 10, 1969 at Madison Heights, Amherst Co., Virginia.2,4 Clarence Edward Williams died on June 29, 2018 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 73.4 He Clarence Edward Williams, 73, of Madison Heights, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the loving husband of Dianne Hunt Williams for 48 years. Born on September 11, 1944, in Lynchburg, Va., he was the son of the late Ernest "Jack" Williams and the late Eula Cumbie Williams. Clarence proudly served his country from 1962 to 1966 in the United States Air Force. He completed his undergraduate degree in Business and his Master's degree in Administration from Lynchburg College. He retired as the Plant Controller from Archer Creek Foundry with over 35 years of service. Clarence was a member of Union Christian Church in Madison Heights, Va. Clarence enjoyed meeting with and talking to his friends over breakfast and lunch. Clarence was a collector, especially of World War II memorabilia. His greatest joys in life were his family and watching his grandchildren in their many activities. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Calvin Lynwood Williams. In addition to his wife, Dianne Williams, he is survived by his sons, Eddie Williams and wife, Annie, and Billy Williams and wife, Lisa; four grandchildren, Parker, Owen, Walker and Cora Williams; sister, Gaynell "Sally" Schalk; in-laws, Billy and Edna Hunt; and numerous other family members and friends. The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Whitten Monelison Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2018, at Whitten Monelison Chapel with Pastor Jim Freeman and Pastor Todd Blake officiating. Interment will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be presented by the American Legion Post 16. For those wishing to make memorial contributions, the family requests that you to consider the Amherst County Humane Society or Union Christian Church. Whitten Monelison Chapel is assisting the Williams famiy. on July 4, 2018.4

Family

Wanda Dianne Hunt
Marriage*He married Wanda Dianne Hunt on October 10, 1969 at Madison Heights, Amherst Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children
  • Eddie Williams4
  • Billy Williams4

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Ernest Raymond Williams obituary in the Nov 22, 1990 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Clarence Edward Williams obituary in the Jul 4, 2018 edition.

Calvin Linwood/Lynwood Williams1,2,3

M, b. August 30, 1936, d. January 11, 1937
FatherErnest Raymond "Jack" Williams1,4,3 b. June 1, 1902, d. November 21, 1990
MotherEula Beatrice Cumbie1,4,3 b. September 27, 1909, d. October 29, 1994
     Calvin Linwood/Lynwood Williams was buried at Allens Creek Community Cemetery, Amherst Co., Virginia.4 He was born on August 30, 1936 at Amherst Co., Virginia.4,2 He died on January 11, 1937 at Allen's Creek, Amherst Co., Virginia.4

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Ernest Raymond Williams obituary in the Nov 22, 1990 edition.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Clarence Edward Williams obituary in the Jul 4, 2018 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Thelma Adele Thomas1,2,3

F, b. October 4, 1917, d. February 22, 2008
FatherSidney Harry Thomas1,4,3 b. August 7, 1889, d. October 23, 1947
MotherAlice Virginia Williams1,4,3 b. March 8, 1898, d. August 21, 1950
     Thelma Adele Thomas was buried at Dale Memorial Park, 10201 Newbys Bridge Road, Chesterfield, Chesterfield Co., Virginia.2 She was born on October 4, 1917 at Nelson Co., Virginia.5,6 As of February 15, 1941,her married name was Fowler.7 She married Ira Lee Fowler on February 15, 1941 at Richmond, Virginia.2,8,3 Thelma Adele Thomas died on February 22, 2008 at Chesterfield Co., Virginia, at age 90.5,2,9 She Thelma "Adele" Fowler, 90, of Richmond, left her earthly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in her eternal home in heaven on Friday, February 22, 2008. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Ira Lee Fowler. She is survived by three daughters, Sandra F. Taylor and her husband, J.B., Nancy F. Blankenship and her husband, Jerry, and Cathy G. York and her husband, Chris; seven grandchildren, Jeff and Brian Taylor, Wendy Carter, Mike Blankenship, Tracy, Jonathon and Jaramie York; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Charlie Thomas; two sisters, Sue Butler and Loretta Kern. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, February 24 at the Chesterfield Chapel, Bennett Funeral Home, 14301 Ashbrook Parkway, where funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, February 25. Interment Dale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. on February 24, 2008.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 54, District 102, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 348, District 3, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia4

Family

Ira Lee Fowler b. January 2, 1916, d. March 6, 1999
Marriage*Thelma Adele Thomas married Ira Lee Fowler on February 15, 1941 at Richmond, Virginia.2,8,3 
Children
  • Sandra L. Fowler2,3
  • Nancy Lee Fowler2,3
  • Catherine Gay "Cathy" Fowler2,3

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Thelma Fowler obituary in the Feb 24, 2008 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  8. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Ira Lee Fowler obituary in the Mar 7, 1999 edition.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Gladys Katherine "Gigi" Thomas1,2,3,4

F, b. January 26, 1920, d. April 22, 1998
FatherSidney Harry Thomas1,2,5,4 b. August 7, 1889, d. October 23, 1947
MotherAlice Virginia Williams1,2,5,4 b. March 8, 1898, d. August 21, 1950
     Her Social Security Number was 579-10-6611.6 Gladys Katherine "Gigi" Thomas was buried at Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.3 She was born on January 26, 1920 at Gladstone, Nelson Co., Virginia.6,7,4 As of June 12, 1939,her married name was Bowman.5 She married Rufus Roy Bowman on June 12, 1939 at Vera, Appomattox Co., Virginia.2,5 Gladys Katherine "Gigi" Thomas and Rufus Roy Bowman were divorced on September 24, 1960 at Nottoway Co., Virginia.8 Gladys Katherine "Gigi" Thomas died on April 22, 1998 at Williamsburg, James City Co., Virginia, at age 78.6,3,9 She WILLIAMSBURG - Gladys "Gigi" T. Bowman, 78, of Williamsburg, died Wednesday, April 22, 1998, at Williamsburg Community Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Shirley B. Willett; two grandchildren, Leigh Anne Langston and Sidney Scott Willett; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Charlie B. Thomas; and three sisters, Adele Fowler, Sue Butler and Loretta Kern. A service will be held on Friday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at King's Way Church of Williamsburg, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 6:45 p.m. prior to the service. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 2 p.m. in Spring Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg. Memorials may be made to James City-Bruton Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 382, Toano, Va. 23168; or the King's Way Church of Williamsburg, 5100 John Tyler Highway, Williamsburg, Va. 23185.
Arrangements by Bucktrout of Williamsburg. on April 24, 1998.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 348, District 3, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 143, Enumeration District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia2

Family

Rufus Roy Bowman b. August 2, 1912, d. December 15, 1968
Marriage*Gladys Katherine "Gigi" Thomas married Rufus Roy Bowman on June 12, 1939 at Vera, Appomattox Co., Virginia.2,5 
Divorce* Gladys Katherine "Gigi" Thomas and Rufus Roy Bowman were divorced on September 24, 1960 at Nottoway Co., Virginia.8 
Child
  • Shirley Anne Bowman3,5

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. [S593] Daily Press, From the Gladys T. Bowman obituary in the Apr 24, 1998 edition.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  8. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Susan R. "Sue" Kefauver1,2

F, b. June 5, 1854, d. February 19, 1909
FatherGeorge Peter Kefauver1,2 b. 1821, d. 1861
MotherJulia Ann Stewart1,2 b. September 5, 1824, d. June 8, 1914
     Susan R. "Sue" Kefauver was buried at Grayson Cemetery, Grayson, Clinton Co., Missouri.3,4 She was born on June 5, 1854 at Virginia.3,4 She married William Riley Poff, son of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on December 16, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of December 16, 1869,her married name was Poff. Susan R. "Sue" Kefauver died on February 19, 1909 at Missouri at age 54.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 81, District 28, Smithville, Clay Co., Missouri5

Family

William Riley Poff b. October 1, 1851, d. February 26, 1938
Marriage*Susan R. "Sue" Kefauver married William Riley Poff, son of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on December 16, 1869 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1421] Jimmie Lou Courtney & Pauline M. Courtney, Clinton Co. MO Cemetery Inscriptions: Vol. I.
  4. [S2300] Grayson Cemetery, Clinton Co., MO, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSiman=1&GScid=29002&GRid=15947060&CRid=29002&
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S6547] Unknown compiler, Missouri, U.S., Birth Registers, 1847-1999.
  7. [S6383] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1969, online https://s1.sos.mo.gov/Records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/

Jerry Douglas Elmore1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. September 15, 1942, d. June 12, 2005
FatherCharles Shelton "Cub" Elmore1,2,8,5,6 b. November 3, 1909, d. March 15, 1993
MotherOcta Marie Jones1,2,9,8,10,5,6 b. January 12, 1917, d. May 6, 2015
     Jerry Douglas Elmore was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.2,7 His Social Security Number was 227-56-6841.11 He was born on September 15, 1942 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.11,3,5,6,7 He married Bonnie Sue Beard on April 14, 1979 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5 Jerry Douglas Elmore died on June 12, 2005 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 62.2,11,4,7 He Jerry Douglas Elmore, 62, of New Castle, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2005. Jerry was a veteran of the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles S. Elmore. He is survived by his mother, Octa Elmore Nolen of Salem; son and daughter-in-law, Charles V. and Ashley Elmore of Roanoke; granddaughter, Chelsee Elmore; sister and brother-in-law, Lynn and Lester Foutz of Salem; niece, Sherry Foutz of Salem; nephew and his wife, Lester and Deanna Foutz, Jr; a very special friend, Margaret Bostic of New Castle and several special cousins. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at the funeral home. There will be a graveside service conducted by the Rev. Don Brown held Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at 1 p.m. at Huffman Memorial Park. Arrangements by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. on June 14, 2005.2

Family

Bonnie Sue Beard
Marriage*He married Bonnie Sue Beard on April 14, 1979 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5 
Child
  • Charles Vaden Elmore1,2,10

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Shelton Elmore obituary in the Mar 17, 1993 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jerry Douglas Elmore obituary in the Jun 14, 2005 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lynn Elmore Foutz obituary in the Jul 23, 2017 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roger Elton Nolen obituary in the Sep 24, 1993 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Octa Marie Nolen obituary in the May 8, 2015 edition.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Lynn Dianne Elmore1,2,3,4

F, b. February 26, 1954, d. July 23, 2017
FatherCharles Shelton "Cub" Elmore1,5,2,3 b. November 3, 1909, d. March 15, 1993
MotherOcta Marie Jones1,5,2,3,6 b. January 12, 1917, d. May 6, 2015
     Lynn Dianne Elmore was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.3 She was born on February 26, 1954 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 As of August 29, 1970,her married name was Foutz.7 She married Lester Earl Foutz Sr. on August 29, 1970.1,5,2,7,3 Lynn Dianne Elmore died on July 23, 2017 at Virginia at age 63.3 She Lynn Elmore Foutz, 63, of Salem, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 23, 2017 with her family by her side. She is preceded in death by parents, Charles (Cub) Elmore and Octa Nolen; and brother, Jerry Elmore. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Mitchell Paul; son and daughter-in-law, Lester Jr. and Deanna Foutz; three grandchildren, Jacob Foutz and wife, Breanna, Josh Mills, and Maria Foutz; two great-grandchildren; nephew, Charlie Elmore; several special cousins; and close friend, Lester Foutz, Sr. Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Paitsel Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Huffman Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home. on July 23, 2017.3

Family

Lester Earl Foutz Sr.
Marriage*She married Lester Earl Foutz Sr. on August 29, 1970.1,5,2,7,3 
Children
  • Lester Earl Foutz Jr.1,5,7,3,6
  • Sherry Maria Foutz1,8,5,3,6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Shelton Elmore obituary in the Mar 17, 1993 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roger Elton Nolen obituary in the Sep 24, 1993 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lynn Elmore Foutz obituary in the Jul 23, 2017 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jerry Douglas Elmore obituary in the Jun 14, 2005 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Octa Marie Nolen obituary in the May 8, 2015 edition.
  7. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  8. [S646] Family Archive CD, World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #1741.

Wiley Pleasant Blankenship1,2,3,4

M, b. November 13, 1863, d. December 6, 1906
FatherGiles E. Blankenship2,1,3 b. 1826
MotherLouisa/Levicia "Lavicy" Conner1,2,3 b. circa 1837, d. before 1890
     Wiley Pleasant Blankenship was buried at Siner Cemetery, off Rt. 645, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on November 13, 1863 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,2 He married Kesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner, daughter of Andrew James "Andy" Conner and Mary Ann Furrow, on October 30, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Wiley Pleasant Blankenship died on December 6, 1906 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 43.5

Census Records

1870Dwelling 245, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Dwelling 380, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 154, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1900Farmer7

Family

Kesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner b. January 13, 1866, d. February 11, 1924
Marriage*Wiley Pleasant Blankenship married Kesiah Ann/Adeline "Cuzzie" Conner, daughter of Andrew James "Andy" Conner and Mary Ann Furrow, on October 30, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S222] Glenna G. Conner, Siner Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Ella Florence Furrow1

F, b. February 20, 1876, d. March 5, 1952
FatherElijah Henry Furrow1,2,3,4 b. August 4, 1853, d. May 11, 1930
MotherNancy Darthula Conner1,2,3,4 b. April 2, 1855, d. April 25, 1921
     Ella Florence Furrow was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.5,4 She was born on February 20, 1876 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5,1,4 She married William Riley Poff, son of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on June 26, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 As of June 26, 1910,her married name was Poff. Ella Florence Furrow died on March 5, 1952 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 76.5,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 471, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1900Dwelling 36, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1920Dwelling 352, District 30, Platte, Clay Co., Missouri7
1930Dwelling 82, District 24, Platte, Clay Co., Missouri8

Family

William Riley Poff b. October 1, 1851, d. February 26, 1938
Marriage*Ella Florence Furrow married William Riley Poff, son of James Isaac Poff and Mary Ann "Polly" Gray, on June 26, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  6. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Travis Shane Elmore1,2,3,4

M, b. August 14, 1971, d. May 28, 2009
FatherRev. Charles Ernest "Charlie" Elmore1,2,5 b. November 11, 1932, d. January 18, 1999
MotherIsabel/Isabelle Jean Vass1,2,5
     Travis Shane Elmore was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 1521 South Carpenter Drive, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,3 His Social Security Number was 231-39-7615.6 He was born on August 14, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3,6,4 He died on May 28, 2009 at age 37.2,3,6 He Travis Shane Elmore, 37, of 500 Bird Farm Rd., died, Thursday, May 28, 2009. He was born Aug. 14, 1971 in Roanoke , a son of Jean Vass Elmore of Covington and the late Charles Ernest Elmore. Shane was employed by S.J. Neathawk in Covington. He was an avid outdoorsman and was a devoted Mark Martin fan. In addition to his mother, Shane is survived by his daughter, Krisanna Elmore, and her mother, Susan Reed, of White Sulphur Springs, W.Va; his brother, Mark Elmore and his wife, Susan, of Clifton Forge; four aunts, Helen and Bill Mac Carter of Covington, Catherine Smith of Covington, Darlene and Gene Smith of Richmond and Betty and Reb Combs of New Castle; three uncles, Bob and Jean Elmore of New Castle, Johnnie and Diane Elmore of New Castle and Ronnie and Mary Elmore of Roanoke; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and close fishing buddies. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Price officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. An online guest book is available at arrittfuneralhome.com. on May 29, 2009.2

Family

Susan Reed
Child
  • Krisanna Elmore2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Ernest Elmore obituary in the Jan 20, 1999 edition.
  2. [S1276] Virginian Review, From the Travis Shane Elmore obituary in the May 29, 2009 edition.
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Linda Virginia Akers1,2

F, b. September 7, 1945, d. February 18, 2009
     Linda Virginia Akers was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 She was born on September 7, 1945 at Virginia.2 She married Kenneth Lee Sowder, son of Enos Valentine Blankenship "Vol" Sowder and Myrtle Ree Hall, on December 11, 1981 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 As of December 11, 1981,her married name was Sowder.2 Linda Virginia Akers died on February 18, 2009 at Virginia at age 63.1 She Linda Virginia Akers Sowder, 63, of Roanoke, Va., went home to be with her Lord on February 18, 2009. Linda was very kind and caring to everyone she met and she touched many lives. When her friends had problems, they would come to her for comfort. She loved others because she loved her Lord Jesus Christ. Linda also took great care in planting and tending to her plants and flowers. She retired from ITT after many active years of service. She was preceded in death by her father, Melvin Akers. Surviving are her husband of 27 years, Kenneth Sowder; mother, Gloria "Madeline" Akers; sons, Kenneth Dolinger, and Alan Sowder and wife, Patricia; grandson, Chris Sowder and wife, Sadonna; great-grandson, Scott Sowder, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Pastor Bob and Barbara Sowder, Wayne and Sandy Sowder, and Loretta Fields. Services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2009, at Oakey's South Chapel with Pastor Jeff Gardner, Pastor Jack Woods and Pastor Bob Sowder officiating. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 20, 2009, at Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131. on February 19, 2009.1

Family

Kenneth Lee Sowder
Marriage*She married Kenneth Lee Sowder, son of Enos Valentine Blankenship "Vol" Sowder and Myrtle Ree Hall, on December 11, 1981 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Linda Virginia Akers Sowder obituary in the Feb 19, 2009 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.