Gerrard James Jones

M, b. August 31, 1901, d. January 16, 1986
     His Social Security Number was 229-03-7149.1 Gerrard James Jones was buried at Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rt. 606, Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.2 He Enumerated in dwelling 151, District 3, Craig Co., Virginia in the 1930 Census. He was born on August 31, 1901 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Kathleen Lake Paitsel on April 23, 1924 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3,4 Gerrard James Jones died on January 16, 1986 at age 84.2

Occupation

Wood laborer

Family

Kathleen Lake Paitsel b. May 10, 1909, d. October 19, 2006
Marriage*Gerrard James Jones married Kathleen Lake Paitsel on April 23, 1924 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S370] Ruth G. Hale, Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  3. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kathleen Lake Paitsel Jones obituary in the Oct 20, 2006 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred J. Switzer obituary in the Mar 29, 1994 edition.
  6. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vivian Jones Switzer obituary in the Apr 30, 2013 edition.

Kathleen Lake Paitsel1

F, b. May 10, 1909, d. October 19, 2006
     Kathleen Lake Paitsel was buried at Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rt. 606, Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 She was born on May 10, 1909 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 She married Gerrard James Jones on April 23, 1924 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 As of April 23, 1924,her married name was Jones. Kathleen Lake Paitsel died on October 19, 2006 at age 97.1 She Kathleen Lake Paitsel Jones, 97, of Salem, originally of New Castle, was lifted up in the arms of Jesus Thursday, October 19, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerrard Jones; daughter, Mildred Jones Switzer; sons-in-law, Leonard Switzer and Robert Switzer; mother, Willie Paitsel Saunders; sister, Alma Buckland; brother, J.C. Saunders; and a grandson, Eric Jones. She is survived by daughters, Vivian Jones Switzer, New Castle, Va., Gaynell Jones Persinger and husband Rink, New Castle, Va; sons, J.T. Jones, Salem, Va., Fredrick Raynell Jones and wife Noline, Catawba, Va., Dillard Jones and wife Wanda, New Castle, Va. The legacy of her long and happy life are her 14 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 24 great-great-grandchildren. Also a sister and brother-in-law, Marie Saunders Linton and husband Glen, Paintbank, Va; and a special friend, Edith Slone. Mrs. Jones was a native of Craig County and a longtime resident of Salem, Va. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, October 22, 2006 at the New Castle Christian Church with the Rev. Loraine Taylor and Pastor John D. Abbott officiating. Interment will follow at Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle. The family wishes to thank the staff of Richfield Nursing Center for the loving care provided to Mrs. Jones. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home. on October 20, 2006.1

Family

Gerrard James Jones b. August 31, 1901, d. January 16, 1986
Marriage*She married Gerrard James Jones on April 23, 1924 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kathleen Lake Paitsel Jones obituary in the Oct 20, 2006 edition.
  2. [S370] Ruth G. Hale, Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  3. [S26] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1911-1938.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred J. Switzer obituary in the Mar 29, 1994 edition.
  5. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vivian Jones Switzer obituary in the Apr 30, 2013 edition.

Mildred Virginia Jones1

F, b. February 7, 1925, d. March 27, 1994
FatherGerrard James Jones2,1,3,4 b. August 31, 1901, d. January 16, 1986
MotherKathleen Lake Paitsel2,1,3,4 b. May 10, 1909, d. October 19, 2006
     Her Social Security Number was 231-24-6636.5 Mildred Virginia Jones was buried at Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rt. 606, Barbours Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.6,2 She was born on February 7, 1925 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,6,1 She married Leonard Odell "Frosty" Switzer, son of John Steel Switzer and Naomi Clyde "Neoma" Crawford, on January 30, 1946 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,6,2,7 As of January 30, 1946,her married name was Switzer. Mildred Virginia Jones died on March 27, 1994 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 69.5,6,2,7 She SWITZER, Mildred J., 69, of New Castle, died Sunday, March 27, 1994, at her home. She was a member of New Castle Christian Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard (Frosty) Switzer; and her father, Gerrard Jones. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Douglas Proffit, Shawsville; a daughter, Sheila Switzer, New Castle; her mother, Kathleen Jones, Salem; a sister, Vivian Switzer, New Castle; a sister and brother-in-law, Gaynelle and Alfred Persinger, New Castle; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frederick and Noline Jones, Edward and Wanda Jones, both of Catawba; a brother, James T. Jones, Salem; a grandson, Wayne Proffit, Blacksburg; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Steven and Vickie Proffit, Salem; a granddaughter, Whitney Kaye Proffit, a student at Kentucky Christian College; many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, 2 p.m. at New Castle Christian Church. The Rev. Steve Putney and Dr. Ernie Johnson will officiate. Interment will be in the Hebron Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Boitnott Funeral Home Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 29, 1994.2

Family

Leonard Odell "Frosty" Switzer b. June 13, 1918, d. November 18, 1981
Marriage*She married Leonard Odell "Frosty" Switzer, son of John Steel Switzer and Naomi Clyde "Neoma" Crawford, on January 30, 1946 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,6,2,7 
Children
  • Dianne Switzer2
  • Sheila Gay Switzer2

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mildred J. Switzer obituary in the Mar 29, 1994 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kathleen Lake Paitsel Jones obituary in the Oct 20, 2006 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vivian Jones Switzer obituary in the Apr 30, 2013 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S370] Ruth G. Hale, Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Perry Bayne Yates1,2,3,4

M, b. March 24, 1919, d. March 1, 1999
FatherWilliam Henry "Will" Yates2,5,6,7,8,9 b. August 25, 1892, d. August 15, 1980
MotherLula M. Vest2,5,6,7,10,8,9 b. March 31, 1896, d. December 7, 1963
     His Social Security Number was 227-12-3422.11 Perry Bayne Yates was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,12,3 He was born on March 24, 1919 at Floyd Co., Virginia.11,1,6,7,12,8 He married Ora Conner, daughter of Waller Cleveland Conner and Arminda Ellen "Minnie" Poff, on March 24, 1943 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,13,8 Perry Bayne Yates died on March 1, 1999 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 79.11,3,12 He YATES, Perry B., 79, of Check, died Monday, March 1, 1999, in the V.A. Medical Center, Salem. He was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Cletis Thomas of Floyd, Elizabeth and Roger McCloud of Check; three sons and two daughters-in-law, G.W. and Elizabeth Yates, Harry Kenneth Yates, and Earl Bayne and Diane Yates, all of Check; ten grandchildren, Steve McCloud, Dale McCloud, Leigh Ann McCloud, Calvin Yates, Angie Muncey, Donna Wood, William Yates, Kenneth Yates, Stephanie Yates, and Travis Yates. Also six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Link, Laura Jean and Frank Link, all of Check. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday at Salem Church (Head of the River) with Elder W.T. Conner and Rev. Donnie Marshall officiating with interment in the Wilson Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Wood Funeral Home. on March 2, 1999.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 128, District 102, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 9, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 147, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Odd job laborer9

Family

Ora Conner b. November 17, 1918, d. December 4, 1989
Marriage*Perry Bayne Yates married Ora Conner, daughter of Waller Cleveland Conner and Arminda Ellen "Minnie" Poff, on March 24, 1943 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,13,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perry B. Yates obituary in the Mar 2, 1999 edition.
  4. [S36] Clerk of Courts, Computerized Marriage Records of Floyd Co., Virginia, Ref # 98-17.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  7. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From an unidentified funeral home pamphlet for Lula Vest Yates.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ora Conner Yates obituary in the Dec 5, 1989 edition.
  14. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Madeline Craft1,2,3

F, b. December 6, 1913, d. December 18, 1993
FatherJube Byron Craft1,4,3,5,6 b. July 7, 1885, d. December 8, 1961
MotherBertha Cornelia Thomas4,1,3,5,6 b. October 2, 1892, d. August 27, 1978
     Her Social Security Number was 226-40-1597.7 Mary Madeline Craft was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2 She was born on December 6, 1913 at Virginia.7,4 She died on December 18, 1993 at Virginia at age 80.7,2 She CRAFT, Mary Madeline, 80, of Boones Mill, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 1993. Graveside service Tuesday at 2 p.m., Alleghany Memorial Park, Covington. Arrangements by Arritt Funeral Home. on December 20, 1993.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 240, District 60, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 106, District 9, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 7, District 12-12, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Maid6

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Berlin J. Craft obituary in the Jan 27, 2002 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Madeline Craft obituary in the Dec 20, 1993 edition.
  3. [S1276] Virginian Review, From the Harry Coolidge Craft obituary in the Apr 23, 2006 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Berlin J. Craft1

M, b. July 9, 1922, d. January 25, 2002
FatherJube Byron Craft1,2,3,4 b. July 7, 1885, d. December 8, 1961
MotherBertha Cornelia Thomas1,2,3,4 b. October 2, 1892, d. August 27, 1978
     His Social Security Number was 230-16-7034.5 Berlin J. Craft was born on July 9, 1922 at Virginia.5,3 He died on January 25, 2002 at Virginia at age 79.5,1 He CRAFT, Berlin J., 79, of Oriskany, passed away Friday, January 25, 2002. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jube and Bertha Craft, sisters, Mary Madeline Craft, Phyllis Craft Paxton, brother-in-law, Wilford Divers. He is survived by brother and sister-in-law, Harry and Eunice Craft; sister, Opal C. Divers; several nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, January 27, 2002, at the Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel in New Castle, with Rev. David Cox officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your favorite charity. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
on January 27, 2002.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 106, District 9, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 7, District 12-12, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Berlin J. Craft obituary in the Jan 27, 2002 edition.
  2. [S1276] Virginian Review, From the Harry Coolidge Craft obituary in the Apr 23, 2006 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Harry Coolidge Craft1

M, b. November 11, 1925, d. April 21, 2006
FatherJube Byron Craft2,1,3,4 b. July 7, 1885, d. December 8, 1961
MotherBertha Cornelia Thomas2,1,3,4 b. October 2, 1892, d. August 27, 1978
     Harry Coolidge Craft was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 1521 South Carpenter Drive, Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 223-36-2034.5 He was born on November 11, 1925 at Oriskany, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,5 He married Eunice Johnson circa 1949.1 Harry Coolidge Craft died on April 21, 2006 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 80.1,5 He Harry Coolidge Craft, 80, of 728 N. Augusta Ave., passed away Friday night, April 21, 2006, at his home. Mr. Craft was born November 11, 1925, at Oriskany in Botetourt County, a son of the late Jube and Bertha Thomas Craft. He had retired in 1988 from the Carbon Plant at MeadWestvaco after over 40 years of service to the company. He was a lifelong member of Calvary Christian Church where he served as a deacon. He was an active volunteer with the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs in the area for most of his life. Harry was an avid gardener, hunter, fisherman and a faithful fan of the Covington Lumberjacks baseball team. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend who enjoyed being with people. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Tyler Gene Lodge, two sisters, Mary Madeline Craft and Phyllis Paxton, one brother, Berlin Craft and a brother-in-law, Wilfred Divers. Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Eunice Johnson Craft of Covington; his son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Ruthie Craft of Covington; his daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Gene Lodge of Covington; four grandchildren, Jonathan Craft, Benjamin Craft, Matthew Lodge and Holly Lodge, all of Covington; one sister, Opal Divers of Boones Mill; a brother-in-law, Arthur Paxton of Grottoes and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. A funeral service will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Warren officiating. Interment will be made in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be John Helmintoller, W.B. Divers, Gary Lodge, Richard Varner, Jim Birchfield, Dennie Bell, Jakie Kinsey and Clyde Selman. Alternates will be Jake Crawford, Darrell Crawford, Jim Simpson, Frank Williamson and J.D. Jones. Friends may pay their respects at any time at Arritt Funeral Home. The family will receive their friends Sunday evening from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that donations in Mr. Craft's name be made to Calvary Christian Church, 1303 S. Pond Ave., Covington, Va., 24426; or to Mountain Regional Hospice, 537 Main St., Clifton Forge, Va., 24422. on April 23, 2006.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 106, District 9, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 7, District 12-12, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia4

Family

Eunice Johnson
Marriage*Harry Coolidge Craft married Eunice Johnson circa 1949.1 
Children
  • Larry Craft1
  • Bonnie Craft1

Citations

  1. [S1276] Virginian Review, From the Harry Coolidge Craft obituary in the Apr 23, 2006 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Berlin J. Craft obituary in the Jan 27, 2002 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Irene Frances Craft1

F, b. February 1, 1914, d. July 3, 1995
FatherEdward Blaine Craft1,2,3,4 b. August 19, 1884, d. November 10, 1967
MotherSusie Frances Davis1,2,3 b. June 18, 1885, d. April 19, 1954
     Irene Frances Craft was buried at Crawford Memorial Cemetery, Rt. 605 at Paxton Chapel, Red Brush, Craig Co., Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 223-12-1858.6 She was born on February 1, 1914 at Craig Co., Virginia.6,1 She married Walter Watson Huffman, son of Samuel Watson Huffman and Blanche M. Myers, on August 5, 1939 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1 As of August 5, 1939,her married name was Huffman. Irene Frances Craft died on July 3, 1995 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 81.6,5 She HUFFMAN, Irene Craft, 81, of New Castle died Monday, July 3, 1995, in a Roanoke nursing home. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Camelia and Steve Crowder, and one grandson, Steven Crowder. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, July 6, 1995, Crawford Memorial Cemetery, Craig Co. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Boitnott Funeral Home. on July 5, 1995.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 282, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia2
1930Dwelling 419, District 35, Roanoke, Virginia3
1940Dwelling 257, District 119-36, Roanoke, Virginia7

Family

Walter Watson Huffman b. November 25, 1914, d. June 16, 1979
Marriage*Irene Frances Craft married Walter Watson Huffman, son of Samuel Watson Huffman and Blanche M. Myers, on August 5, 1939 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1 
Child
  • Camellia Ann Huffman5

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Edward Blaine Craft obituary in the Nov 11, 1967 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene Craft Huffman obituary in the Jul 5, 1995 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Jack Andrew Morris1,2

M, b. April 7, 1924, d. October 19, 1997
FatherFrank M. Morris3 b. January 10, 1895, d. September 12, 1967
MotherHester Harman4 b. December 10, 1899, d. February 21, 1991
     Jack Andrew Morris married Edna Mae Willis, daughter of Wilford Archie Willis and Lake Evelyn Wood.1,5 Jack Andrew Morris was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 His Social Security Number was 223-22-9438.7 He was born on April 7, 1924.7 He died on October 19, 1997 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 73.7,1 He MORRIS, Jack Andrew, 73, of Copper Hill, passed away Sunday, October 19, 1997, in a Salem hospital. He is survived by his wife, Edna Willis Morris of Copper Hill; sons and daughters-in-law, Jack M. and Terri Morris of Floyd, Samuel and Linda Morris of Copper Hill and Jeffery Morris of Copper Hill; one daughter, Pamela Bland of Floyd; sisters and brothers-in-law, Frances and Ward Teel of Christiansburg, Margaret Howery of Floyd, Dorothy Epperly of Christiansburg, Betty Joyner of Richmond and Jeannie and Douglas Altizer of Radford, and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel in Floyd, with Roscoe Price officiating. Burial will be in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Maberry Funeral Home. on October 21, 1997.1

Family

Edna Mae Willis
Marriage*He married Edna Mae Willis, daughter of Wilford Archie Willis and Lake Evelyn Wood.1,5 
Children
  • Pamela Ann Morris2,1,6
  • Jack Monroe Morris2,1
  • Samuel Dean Morris2,1
  • Jeffrey Allen Morris2,1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jack Andrew Morris obitutary in the Oct 21, 1997 edition.
  2. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hester H. Morris obituary in the Feb 23, 1991 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lake Wood Willis obituary in the Mar 20, 1991 edition.
  6. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Anna Rhea Rider1,2,3,4

F, b. July 28, 1912, d. September 27, 1973
FatherGeorge Sidney Baxter Rider1,4 b. January 31, 1884, d. December 13, 1954
MotherEdna Belle Britts1,4 b. November 20, 1882, d. January 8, 1943
     Anna Rhea Rider was buried at Glade Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Old), Glade Spring, Washington Co., Virginia.2,4 Her Social Security Number was 229-07-4503.5 Her married name was Ryburn.2 She married Charles Arthur Ryburn Jr.2,4 Anna Rhea Rider was born on July 28, 1912 at Smyth Co., Virginia.5,2,3,4 She died on September 27, 1973 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 61.5,2,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 690, District 114, Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 315, District 3, Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 147, District 115-30, Petersburg, Virginia6

Family

Charles Arthur Ryburn Jr. b. March 17, 1912, d. May 17, 1973
Marriage*Anna Rhea Rider married Charles Arthur Ryburn Jr.2,4 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4586] Glade Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Old), Washington Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Julia Martha Rider1,2

F, b. December 8, 1913, d. November 5, 2001
FatherGeorge Sidney Baxter Rider1,2 b. January 31, 1884, d. December 13, 1954
MotherEdna Belle Britts1,2 b. November 20, 1882, d. January 8, 1943
     Her Social Security Number was 240-40-9305.3 Her married name was Gray.3 Julia Martha Rider married William Webb Gray.4 Julia Martha Rider was born on December 8, 1913 at Smyth Co., Virginia.3,2 She died on November 5, 2001 at North Carolina at age 87.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 690, District 114, Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 315, District 3, Marion, Smyth Co., Virginia1

Family

William Webb Gray b. August 14, 1908, d. July 12, 1968
Marriage*Julia Martha Rider married William Webb Gray.4 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S4587] Gray/Hennessee Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/19762664/person/848458407

Richard Eugene Johnson1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 3, 1927, d. October 13, 1982
FatherRoy Lee Johnson1,7,2,3 b. September 14, 1905, d. April 3, 1979
MotherEdith May Lawler1,7,2,3 b. September 2, 1906, d. May 1, 1982
     His Social Security Number was 226-28-4347.8 Richard Eugene Johnson was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4 He married Anna Crawford.3 Richard Eugene Johnson was born on October 3, 1927 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.8,2,3,4,5 He married Priscilla Maxine Downey on January 28, 1949 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.2 Richard Eugene Johnson and Priscilla Maxine Downey were divorced on February 16, 1951 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.6 Richard Eugene Johnson married Georgia Bell Crowder on July 20, 1951 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,3 Richard Eugene Johnson died on October 13, 1982 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 55.8,3,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 349, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 235, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7

Family 1

Anna Crawford
Marriage*Richard Eugene Johnson married Anna Crawford.3 

Family 2

Priscilla Maxine Downey b. November 4, 1930, d. May 9, 1995
Marriage*Richard Eugene Johnson married Priscilla Maxine Downey on January 28, 1949 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.2 
Divorce* Richard Eugene Johnson and Priscilla Maxine Downey were divorced on February 16, 1951 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.6 

Family 3

Georgia Bell Crowder b. June 5, 1930, d. June 15, 1961
Marriage*Richard Eugene Johnson married Georgia Bell Crowder on July 20, 1951 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,3 
Child
  • Donna Jeneane Johnson2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2540] Alleghany Memorial Park, Alleghany Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=vint&GSby=1903&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=8178370&CRid=49217&df=all&
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Jasper Conner1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

M, b. October 20, 1879, d. October 11, 1957
FatherSamuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner4,3,6,7,10 b. April 17, 1854, d. March 17, 1928
MotherSarah Jane Smith4,3,6,10 b. September 20, 1853, d. December 1, 1896
     Jasper Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,10 He was born on October 20, 1879 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5,10 He married Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles, daughter of Jacob Henry Bowles and Sarah Christina Wilson, on November 19, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3,9,10 Jasper Conner died on October 11, 1957 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 77.10

Census Records

1880Dwelling 351, District 30, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1900Dwelling 162, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 38, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 171, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12
1930Dwelling 169, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia13
1940Dwelling 36, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia14

Occupation

1900Farm laborer7
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer12
1930Farmer13
1940Farmer14

Family

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles b. March 17, 1883, d. March 31, 1981
Marriage*Jasper Conner married Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Bowles, daughter of Jacob Henry Bowles and Sarah Christina Wilson, on November 19, 1903 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3,9,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Elizabeth A. Bowles Conner obituary in the Apr 9, 1981 edition.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  15. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel C. Ferris obituary in the Sep 6, 2001 edition.
  17. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Iva Lillian Morgan obituary in the Aug 14, 2004 edition.
  18. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  19. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  20. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Velva Carmen Davis obituary in the Sep 18, 2008 edition.
  21. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dexter Marie Conner Sowers obituary in the Jan 17, 2011 edition.
  22. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  23. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Georgianna Bell Conner Link obituary in the Aug 27, 2015 edition.

George William "G.W." Yates1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 25, 1946, d. December 19, 2010
FatherPerry Bayne Yates1,6,3,7,4 b. March 24, 1919, d. March 1, 1999
MotherOra Conner1,3,7,4 b. November 17, 1918, d. December 4, 1989
     George William "G.W." Yates was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on March 25, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3,4 He married Edith Elizabeth "Liz" Steele, daughter of Kelly Calvin Steele and Edith M. Jones, on May 26, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5 George William "G.W." Yates died on December 19, 2010 at Virginia at age 64.5 He George William (G.W.) Yates, 64, of Check, Va., passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Steele Yates; five children, Calvin Yates, Angie and Josh Muncy, William and Jennifer Yates, all of Check, Donna and Dexter Wood, of Copper Hill, and Kenny and Stephanie Yates, of Floyd; 10 grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley and Cletis Thomas, of Floyd, and Elizabeth and Roger McCloud, of Check; and two brothers, Earl Yates and Harry Yates, both of Check. Funeral Service will be held 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, at Little White Church with the Rev. Chuck Thomas officiating. Interment in the Wilson Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, December 20, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home in Floyd, Va., 540-745-4100. on December 20, 2010.5

Family

Edith Elizabeth "Liz" Steele
Marriage*He married Edith Elizabeth "Liz" Steele, daughter of Kelly Calvin Steele and Edith M. Jones, on May 26, 1967 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S32] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 8, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  4. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the George William Yates obituary in the Dec 20, 2010 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Perry B. Yates obituary in the Mar 2, 1999 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ora Conner Yates obituary in the Dec 5, 1989 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Calvin Lee Yates obituary in the Apr 3, 2018 edition.

Philip Walker Beamer1,2,3,4

M, b. March 1, 1917, d. January 15, 1989
FatherAndrew Cerrell/Correll Beamer1,5 b. April 3, 1886, d. February 7, 1929
MotherLena Josephine "Lennie" Elmore1,6,5 b. April 20, 1888, d. August 11, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 578-16-4213.7 Philip Walker Beamer was born on March 1, 1917 at Blue Ridge Springs, Bedford Co., Virginia.7,3,4 He died on January 15, 1989 at Maryland at age 71.7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 287, District 10, Arlington, Virginia1
1930Industrial Home School, District 167, Washington, D.C.2
1940Dwelling 74, District 1-124, Washington, D.C.6

Occupation

1940Dairy hand6

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [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.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S8080] Brinsfield Funeral Homes and Crematory, online www.brinsfieldfuneral.com, From the Wallace Randolph Beamer obituary.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Jesse Monroe Smith1

M, b. July 11, 1922, d. July 11, 1978
FatherLawrence Miller "Mullin" Smith2,3 b. January 14, 1901, d. November 26, 1974
MotherLouise Marion Crawford2,3 b. September 14, 1902, d. October 18, 1950
     Jesse Monroe Smith was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "Pvt U.S. Army WWII."1 He was born on July 11, 1922 at Virginia.1 He died on July 11, 1978 at age 56.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 29, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 155, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S365] Ruth G. Hale, Crossroads Church Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Alice Marie Looney1

F, b. November 29, 1919, d. January 27, 1972
FatherCecil Dewey Looney2,1 b. June 10, 1899, d. October 10, 1974
MotherVirginia Ann Reynolds2,1 b. November 21, 1897, d. May 19, 1936
     Alice Marie Looney was born on November 29, 1919 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.2,3 As of June 11, 1938,her married name was Brown.3 She married Nathan David "Hap" Brown on June 11, 1938.3,4 Alice Marie Looney died on January 27, 1972 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 52.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 25, District 89, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 22, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1

Family

Nathan David "Hap" Brown b. October 6, 1915, d. March 26, 1997
Marriage*Alice Marie Looney married Nathan David "Hap" Brown on June 11, 1938.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4451] Cooper Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10562995/person/1116120107
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nathan David Brown obituary in the Mar 27, 1997 edition.

Alva McCoy "Coy" Looney1,2

F, b. November 17, 1924, d. March 16, 2012
FatherCecil Dewey Looney1,3 b. June 10, 1899, d. October 10, 1974
MotherVirginia Ann Reynolds1,3 b. November 21, 1897, d. May 19, 1936
     Alva McCoy "Coy" Looney was buried at Crossroads Church Cemetery, at intersection of Rt. 615 and Rt. 611, Craig Co., Virginia.2 She was born on November 17, 1924 at Virginia.1,4 As of circa 1948,her married name was Wright.5 She married Ashby Eugene Wright circa 1948.2,5 Alva McCoy "Coy" Looney died on March 16, 2012 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 87.4,2,6 She Alva McCoy (Coy) Wright, 87, of New Castle, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 16, 2012. She worked at McCleary Elementary School Cafeteria for many years. She was a lifetime member of Crossroads Christian Church and also a member of the New Castle Garden Club. She was preceded in death by her husband Ashby Wright. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Jane Wright; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and J.R. McCroskey and Lisa and Steve Minnix; one granddaughter, Tory Minnix; one stepgrandson, Sean McCroskey; brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Jane Looney; half brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Judy Looney; half sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and B.J. Dunbar; sisters-in-law and spouse, Inas Loan, Dorothy Tingler, Emma Donahue, Geneva and Jack Abbott, and Joy Slaydon; special friend Jennifer Crawford; and many nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Crossroads Church Cemetery, with Pastor Jack Ford and Pastor Russell Hall officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Paitsel Funeral Home. A special thanks to the Nursing Staff of Friendship Manor and also the 6th Floor Nursing Staff at Lewis-Gale Medical Center. on March 17, 2012.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 22, District 2, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 188, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3

Family

Ashby Eugene Wright b. November 13, 1926, d. January 10, 1999
Marriage*Alva McCoy "Coy" Looney married Ashby Eugene Wright circa 1948.2,5 
Children
  • Gary Wright2,5
  • Linda Wright2,5
  • Lisa Wright2,5

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alva McCoy Wright obituary in the Mar 17, 2012 edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ashby Eugene Wright obituary in the Jan 12, 1999 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Wayne Moore Hypes1,2,3

M, b. November 29, 1920, d. June 9, 2005
FatherJames Watson Hypes Jr.4,5,1,6,7,2 b. August 19, 1893, d. July 15, 1957
MotherLaura Beatrice "Trixie" Trenor4,5,1,6,7,2 b. February 1, 1899, d. May 30, 1993
     His Social Security Number was 224-24-9620.8 Wayne Moore Hypes was buried at Thornrose Cemetery, 1041 West Beverley Street, Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.1,3 He was born on November 29, 1920 at Sinking Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.4,1,8,3 He married Carolyn Audrey Shackelford on November 16, 1946 at Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina.1,2,9 Wayne Moore Hypes died on June 9, 2005 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 84.1,8,3 He Wayne Moore Hypes, 84, of Staunton, died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at his residence. He was born November 29. 1920 in Sinking Creek Valley in Craig County, Va., the son of James Watson Hypes and Laura Beatrice Trenor (Trixie) Hypes. Mr. Hypes grew up on a farm in Craig Co., where he graduated from Maywood High School. He was a 1941 graduate of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. degree in Agriculture Engineering. He served four years in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II, and then served in the U.S. Army Reserve, retiring as a Lt. Colonel in 1980. He was employed as a Soil and Water Conservationist with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in N.C. and Virginia for 40 years. He believed in conserving our soil, water, forests, wildlife, and protecting our environment for future generations. He was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Staunton where he taught Sunday School, was a Superintendent of the Sunday School and served as an Elder. He was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader for 21 years and received the Silver Beaver Award in Scouting. He married Carolyn Audrey Shackelford of Statesville, N.C. on November 16, 1946 at the First Presbyterian Church in Statesville, N.C. They were married for 59 years and had two children. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Audrey Shackelford Hypes; two sons, Dayton Wayne Hypes and his wife, Karen Palmer Hypes, of London Ontario, Canada, and Trenor Lee Hypes and his wife, Margaret May Hypes of N. Charleston, S.C; four grandchildren, Adrienne Grier Hypes of Grafton, W.Va., Jordan Dayton Hypes and Courtney Leigh Hypes of London Ontario, Canada, and Alexander Trenor Hypes of N. Charleston, S.C; two brothers, John William Hypes and his wife, Nancy Midyette Hypes of Harrisonburg, Va. and C.D. Hypes and his wife, Harriett Farrier Hypes, of New Castle, Va; and one sister, Jean Price Hypes Bane and her husband, William Bane, of Pearisburg, Va. A memorial service will be held 12:15 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2005 at First Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Frederick St., Staunton, conducted by Dr. Richard S. Dietrich. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Coffee Club of Kathy's Restaurant. Following the memorial service, the family will receive friends in the church Fellowship Hall. Interment will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2005 at Thornrose Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Watt Hypes, Webb Hypes, Roger Burleson, Bobby Dayton, Doak Bane, Rodney Williams, Alexander Hypes and Jordan Hypes. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church or charity of choice. Arrangements by Hamrick Funeral Home.
on June 11, 2005.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 70, District 4, Simmonsville, Craig Co., Virginia6

Family

Carolyn Audrey Shackelford b. July 16, 1920, d. February 13, 2015
Marriage*Wayne Moore Hypes married Carolyn Audrey Shackelford on November 16, 1946 at Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina.1,2,9 
Children
  • Dayton Wayne Hypes1,9
  • Trenor Lee Hypes1,9,10

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Moore Hypes obituary in the Jun 11, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jean Price Hypes Bane obituary in the Mar 26, 2019 edition.
  3. [S3937] Thornrose Cemetery, Augusta Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S82] Robert Trenor, "Trenor Family Line," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 25, 2001.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Laura Trenor Hypes obituary in the May 31, 1993 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Carlysle D. Hypes obituary.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Carolyn Audrey Shackelford Hypes obituary in the Feb 15, 2015 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John William Hypes1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 10, 1924, d. November 6, 2015
FatherJames Watson Hypes Jr.7,8,1,9,10,2,4,6 b. August 19, 1893, d. July 15, 1957
MotherLaura Beatrice "Trixie" Trenor7,8,1,9,10,2,4,6 b. February 1, 1899, d. May 30, 1993
     John William Hypes was buried at Port Republic Cemetery, Port Republic, Rockingham Co., Virginia.6 He was born on March 10, 1924 at Sinking Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.7,3,4,5,6 He married Nancy Cushing Midyette on April 19, 1952 at Ashland, Hanover Co., Virginia.1,2,4,6,11 John William Hypes died on November 6, 2015 at Bridgewater, Rockingham Co., Virginia, at age 91.6 He John William Hypes, 91, of Bridgewater, died Nov. 6, 2015 at the home of his son in Bridgewater. He was born March 10, 1924, in Sinking Creek, Va., and was a son of the late James Watson and Laura Trenor Hypes. John graduated from VPI after serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. John worked for the USDA, and was in beef sales at Shen-Valley Meat Packers Inc., Mick or Mack in Harrisonburg, and A.W. Whitmore and Sons in Broadway during his career. John not only took pride in his business, but truly relished the friends he made during his time in business. He was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity and the Block and Bridle Club during his university years. John was a member of Elks Lodge No. 450 for the past 56 years. He was also an active member of Asbury United Methodist Church and the Francis Asbury Sunday School class. John and Nancy were member of the "Valley Street community" in Harrisonburg for over 50 years where they raised their sons and established their lifelong friendships. He and Nancy were avid bridge players for many years. John was preceded in death by his brothers; Wayne M. Hypes and C.D. Hypes. On April 19, 1952 he married the former Nancy Midyette, who survives. Also surviving besides his wife of 63 years are two sons; J. Watson Hypes and his wife, Jann, of Culpeper, J. Webb Hypes and his wife, Carol, of Bridgewater; two grandchildren, Matthew D. Hypes, Ashley Hypes Poe and her husband, Ryan; two great-grandchildren, Mason and Everett Poe; sister, Jean Bane and husband, Bill; sister-in-law, Harriett F. Hypes; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. The Rev. Steve Hay will conduct a memorial service at 2 p.m. Monday at Asbury United Methodist Church in Harrisonburg. Burial in Port Republic Mutual Cemetery will be private. on November 6, 2015.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 70, District 4, Simmonsville, Craig Co., Virginia9

Family

Nancy Cushing Midyette b. July 3, 1927, d. April 16, 2016
Marriage*John William Hypes married Nancy Cushing Midyette on April 19, 1952 at Ashland, Hanover Co., Virginia.1,2,4,6,11 
Children
  • J. Watson Hypes6,11
  • James Webb Hypes6,11,4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Moore Hypes obituary in the Jun 11, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jean Price Hypes Bane obituary in the Mar 26, 2019 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [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.
  6. [S934] Daily News Record, From the John William Hypes obituary in the Nov 6, 2015 edition.
  7. [S82] Robert Trenor, "Trenor Family Line," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 25, 2001.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Laura Trenor Hypes obituary in the May 31, 1993 edition.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Carlysle D. Hypes obituary.
  11. [S934] Daily News Record, From the Nancy Midyette Hypes obituary in the Apr 18, 2016 edition.

Jean Price Hypes1,2,3,4

F, b. October 19, 1925, d. March 24, 2019
FatherJames Watson Hypes Jr.5,6,1,7,8,2,4 b. August 19, 1893, d. July 15, 1957
MotherLaura Beatrice "Trixie" Trenor5,6,1,7,8,2,4 b. February 1, 1899, d. May 30, 1993
     Jean Price Hypes was buried at Walker's Creek Cemetery, Giles Co., Virginia.2 She was born on October 19, 1925 at Sinking Creek, Craig Co., Virginia.5,2 She married William Doak "Bill" Bane Sr. on August 14, 1948 at Craig Co., Virginia.5,9,6,1,8,2,3,4 As of August 14, 1948,her married name was Bane. Jean Price Hypes died on March 24, 2019 at Virginia at age 93.2 She After 93 years, four months and five days, Jean Price Hypes Bane has departed this life to go to her final home with the Lord. Born October 19, 1925 in the family home in the Sinking Creek Valley of Craig County, Va., Jean was the only daughter of Laura Beatrice Trenor and James Watson Hypes. She graduated from Maywood High School and then earned a BA degree in Mathematics from Radford State Teachers College and an MEd in Counseling from Radford College. Jean began a life-long career with the school systems. She taught math at Covington High School and Pearisburg High School where the Class of 1960 captured a piece of her heart as a special group of students. She finished the last twenty-four years of her career as a guidance counselor at Giles High School in Pearisburg, Va. She married William Doak Bane, Sr. of Pearisburg, Va., on August 14, 1948; they had seventy fulfilling years of marriage. They were blessed with two children and a life-long career together of remodeling the old family home at Cedar Grove Farm. Jean had a rich and active church life beginning with her acceptance of Jesus Christ as her Savior at Old Bethel Methodist Church in Sinking Creek, Craig County. After her marriage she served in numerous roles as a member of Walkers Creek Baptist Church in White Gate, Pearisburg Baptist Church, and lastly Castle Rock Baptist Church in Pembroke. Reading her Bible and devotions were part of her daily routine. Jean was an active member of career and community organizations. Educational memberships included Alpha Lambda Charter Delta Kappa Gamma, Giles County Education Association, and New River Valley Guidance Association. She was a charter member of the Giles County Historical Society and member of Craig County Historical Society. She was a member of the George Pearis Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and the McComas Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy. Her passions included knitting, crocheting, family history, and writing poetry. She gifted many people with scarves, hats, sweaters, prayer shawls, afghans, and dish cloths from her talent with needles. Her beautiful handiwork in a Marguerite pattern bedspread is on display at the Andrew Johnson House in Pearisburg, Va. She traced her Trenor lineage back hundreds of years and compiled A History of James Trenor and Some of His Descendants. Jean was instrumental in restoring and forming committees to maintain the old Hypes Cemetery and Trenor Cemetery in Craig County, Va. She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and her brothers, Wayne Moore Hypes (and Carolyn Audrey Shackleford), John William Hypes (and Nancy Cushing Midyette), and C. D. Hypes. Left to cherish the memory of this gentle woman are her daughter, Becky Bane Howard of Lynchburg, Va; her son, William Doak Bane, Jr. (and Evelyn Mackerney Bane [Suzy]) of Huntsville, Ala; three grandsons: James Courtney Bane and Devon Davidson Bane of Huntsville, Ala, and Kendall Patrick Bane (and Jessica Laine Bane) of Pearisburg, Va; one great-grandson, William James Bane, who is soon to be born; and her sister-in-laws, Harriet Farrier Hypes of New Castle, Va. and Rosemary Bane of Murfreesboro, Tenn. Beloved nieces and nephews never forgot their aunt: Carla Williams (and Rodney) of New Castle, Va; Ann Armel (and Bryan) of Cody, Wyo., Webb Hypes (and Carol) of Bridgewater, Va., Watt Hypes (and Jann) of Culpeper, Va., Dayton Hypes (and Karen) of London, Ontario, Canada; Trenor Hypes (and Maggie) of Charleston, S.C; Eugene Miller Bane, Jr. (and Becky) of Salem, Va; Nancyanne Schultejans of St. Louis, Mo; James Bane (and Eileen) of Golden, Colo; Nancy Bane Peery Olson (and David) of Fayetteville, N.C; and Brenda Bane Fanning (and Ronnie) of Pearisburg, Va. She is remembered as a loving and caring woman devoted to her family, friends, God, and her community. Jean Bane will be deeply missed by all. The family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., March 27, 2019 pm. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on March 28, 2019 at the A. Vest Funeral Home in White Gate, Va. with the Rev. Gary Poff, pastor of Castle Rock Baptist Church presiding. Burial will follow at the Walkers Creek Cemetery. on March 26, 2019.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 70, District 4, Simmonsville, Craig Co., Virginia7

Family

William Doak "Bill" Bane Sr. b. January 19, 1923, d. September 2, 2018
Marriage*Jean Price Hypes married William Doak "Bill" Bane Sr. on August 14, 1948 at Craig Co., Virginia.5,9,6,1,8,2,3,4 
Children
  • Becky Bee Bane2,3,4
  • William Doak Bane Jr.2,3,4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Moore Hypes obituary in the Jun 11, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jean Price Hypes Bane obituary in the Mar 26, 2019 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the William Doak Bane, Sr. obituary in the Sep 4, 2018 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S82] Robert Trenor, "Trenor Family Line," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Aug 25, 2001.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Laura Trenor Hypes obituary in the May 31, 1993 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3336] Paitsel Funeral Home, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.paitselfh.com/, From the Carlysle D. Hypes obituary.
  9. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.

Carolyn Audrey Shackelford1,2,3,4

F, b. July 16, 1920, d. February 13, 2015
     Carolyn Audrey Shackelford was buried at Thornrose Cemetery, 1041 West Beverley Street, Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on July 16, 1920 at Valdosta, Lowndes Co., Georgia.3,4 She married Wayne Moore Hypes, son of James Watson Hypes Jr. and Laura Beatrice "Trixie" Trenor, on November 16, 1946 at Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina.1,2,3 As of November 16, 1946,her married name was Hypes. Carolyn Audrey Shackelford died on February 13, 2015 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 94.3,4 She STAUNTON – Carolyn Audrey Shackelford Hypes, 94, of Staunton, left this life, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at her home at Brightview at Baldwin Park. She was born July 16, 1920, in Valdosta, Georgia, to the late Young Shackelford and Nancy Midyette Shackelford. Audrey grew up in Statesville, North Carolina, and graduated from Mitchell College with a business degree. Following a career with Southern Railway in Chattanooga, Tennessee and New York City, she married Wayne M. Hypes, Nov. 16, 1946, and they later settled with their two sons in Staunton in 1957. She was a loving wife and mother, actively supporting work, school, and scouting actives with her family. She worked in the office of Dr. Charles F. Gaylord in Staunton for over 20 years. Audrey led a life of compassion. She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Staunton for over 55 years, and participated in many different roles with her church family, including serving as Elder. She received the Honorary Life Membership of the Presbyterian Women. Her steadfast concern was the welfare of the church family, where visiting was an important part of her mission. To the end, Audrey maintained her unwavering selflessness and will be lovingly remembered by family and friends whose lives she touched. She is survived by sons, Dayton W. Hypes (Karen) of London, ON and Trenor L. Hypes (Maggie) of North Charleston, South Carolina; four grandchildren, Adrienne Grier Tucker (Shawn) Buckhannon, West Virginia, Jordan D. Hypes (Chrissy) London, ON, Alexander T. Hypes Morgantown, West Virginia, and Courtney L. Robles (Brad) of Toronto, ON; brother-in-law, John W. Hypes (Nancy) of Harrisonburg; sisters-in-law, Harriett F. Hypes of New Castle and Jean H. Bane (Bill) of White Gate, Virginia; great-grandchildren, Madelyn M., Brooks D. and Molly M. Tucker; and many nieces, nephews and their families. In addition to her parents, Audrey was predeceased by her husband, Wayne M. Hypes; sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Frank Watson of Spruce Pine, North Carolina; and brother-in-law, C.D. Hypes of New Castle. Arrangements by the Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Home of Staunton. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Thornrose Cemetery, with a memorial service celebrating her life at 1:45 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 100 East Frederick St. Staunton, with the Rev. Mary H. John. on February 15, 2015.3

Family

Wayne Moore Hypes b. November 29, 1920, d. June 9, 2005
Marriage*She married Wayne Moore Hypes, son of James Watson Hypes Jr. and Laura Beatrice "Trixie" Trenor, on November 16, 1946 at Statesville, Iredell Co., North Carolina.1,2,3 
Children
  • Dayton Wayne Hypes1,3
  • Trenor Lee Hypes1,3,5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Moore Hypes obituary in the Jun 11, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jean Price Hypes Bane obituary in the Mar 26, 2019 edition.
  3. [S4706] News-Leader, From the Carolyn Audrey Shackelford Hypes obituary in the Feb 15, 2015 edition.
  4. [S3937] Thornrose Cemetery, Augusta Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Genevieve "Tootsie" Simpson1,2,3

F, b. December 27, 1912, d. June 3, 1978
FatherRalph Calvin Simpson4,5,6,2,3 b. April 27, 1888, d. May 15, 1959
MotherMabel Clara Deeds4,5,6,2,3 b. 1891, d. 1974
     Her Social Security Number was 402-05-3708.7 Genevieve "Tootsie" Simpson was buried at Pataskala Cemetery, Pataskala, Licking Co., Ohio.8 She was born on December 27, 1912 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.7,2 As of November 28, 1931,her married name was Jones.3 She married Willard E. Jones on November 28, 1931 at Lawrence Co., Ohio.3 Genevieve "Tootsie" Simpson died on June 3, 1978 at Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, at age 65.4,7,9

Census Records

1920Dwelling 79, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 43, District 30, Ashland, Boyd Co., Kentucky6
1940Dwelling 140, District 10-34, Fairview-Westwood-Millseat, Boyd Co., Kentucky10

Occupation

1940Office clerk10

Family

Willard E. Jones b. July 16, 1911, d. May 11, 1970
Marriage*Genevieve "Tootsie" Simpson married Willard E. Jones on November 28, 1931 at Lawrence Co., Ohio.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S105] Carie Dixon, "Hancock Family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 16, 2003.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.
  4. [S23] Paul Howard, unknown record type, TYPE Book.
  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. [S4580] Pataskala Cemetery, Licking Co., OH, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S1323] Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999.
  12. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Nancy Cushing Midyette1,2,3,4

F, b. July 3, 1927, d. April 16, 2016
     Nancy Cushing Midyette was buried at Port Republic Cemetery, Port Republic, Rockingham Co., Virginia.5 She was born on July 3, 1927 at Fredericksburg, Virginia.4 She married John William Hypes, son of James Watson Hypes Jr. and Laura Beatrice "Trixie" Trenor, on April 19, 1952 at Ashland, Hanover Co., Virginia.1,2,3,6,4 As of April 19, 1952,her married name was Hypes.3 Nancy Cushing Midyette died on April 16, 2016 at Bridgewater, Rockingham Co., Virginia, at age 88.4 She Nancy Midyette Hypes, 88, of Bridgewater, VA passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016. Nancy was born in Fredericksburg, VA on July 3, 1927, the daughter of the late James Webb Midyette and Eula Rollins Midyette. Nancy graduated from Randolph Macon College in Ashland in 1950. She married John W. Hypes on April 19, 1952. Nancy was an elementary school teacher in Hanover County after graduating. She and her husband made their home in Harrisonburg, VA in 1956. She was an active member of Asbury United Methodist Church and the Francis Asbury Sunday School class. Nancy was a member of the Women’s Circles of Asbury and loved working with the flowers for the church alter and with the local Garden Clubs of Harrisonburg. Nancy and John were members of the “Valley Street community” in Harrisonburg for over 50 years where they raised their sons and established their lifelong friendships. She always enjoyed and remembered all the wonderful time she spent at her family’s summer cottage “CaroDay” in Deltaville, VA. She also was an avid bridge player. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, John William Hypes; her sister, Margaret Midyette Lively Leinbach; her brother, James Webb Midyette Jr, and her parents James Webb and Eula Rollins Midyette. Nancy is survived by her two sons, J. Watson and his wife, Jann of Culpeper, VA and J. Webb and his wife, Carol of Bridgewater, VA. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Mathew D. Hypes and Ashley Hypes Poe and her husband, Ryan; two great-grandchildren, Mason and Everett Poe. Nancy is also survived by her sister-in-law, Lucille “Tudie” Midyette and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to thank the Sentara RMH Hospice Services for their wonderful care and support which they provided both Nancy and John. After a private burial, there will be a memorial service at Asbury United Methodist Church in Harrisonburg at 1pm on Thursday April 21, 2016. on April 18, 2016.4

Family

John William Hypes b. March 10, 1924, d. November 6, 2015
Marriage*She married John William Hypes, son of James Watson Hypes Jr. and Laura Beatrice "Trixie" Trenor, on April 19, 1952 at Ashland, Hanover Co., Virginia.1,2,3,6,4 
Children
  • J. Watson Hypes6,4
  • James Webb Hypes6,4,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wayne Moore Hypes obituary in the Jun 11, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jean Price Hypes Bane obituary in the Mar 26, 2019 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S934] Daily News Record, From the Nancy Midyette Hypes obituary in the Apr 18, 2016 edition.
  5. [S7924] Port Republic Cemetery, Rockingham Co., VA, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S934] Daily News Record, From the John William Hypes obituary in the Nov 6, 2015 edition.