Luther Marshall Brizendine1,2

M, b. June 5, 1919, d. November 19, 1944
FatherNewton Marshall Brizendine3,4,5 b. October 15, 1876, d. 1953
MotherMinevra Craft1,3,4,5 b. November 12, 1895, d. 1956
     Luther Marshall Brizendine was buried at Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Netherlands.6,2 He was born on June 5, 1919 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,2 He died on November 19, 1944 at Netherlands at age 25; Died while serving his country in WWII. Awarded Purple Heart Medal and Bronze Star Medal.1,7,6,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 138, District 91, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 33, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 165, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940Farm laborer5

Citations

  1. [S672] New River Notes - Virginia World War II Deaths, online http://www.ls.net/~newriver/va/wwii.htm
  2. [S4454] Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1942] Danny Dohmen, "Private Clyde B. Brizendine and Private First Class Luther M. Brizendine," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jul 15, 2009.
  7. [S685] National Archives and Records Administration, Register, World War II Dead Interred in American Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil and World War II and Korea Missing or Lost or Buried at Sea.

Mary Jane Champ1

F, b. December 22, 1891, d. March 8, 1955
     Mary Jane Champ was buried at Drummond Family Cemetery, Route 617 at the foot of Nutter's Mountain, Craig Co., Virginia.2,1 She was born on December 22, 1891 at Virginia.2,3,1 As of circa 1911,her married name was Elmore.4 She married Walter Mason Elmore, son of Adam Chester "Jeff" Elmore and Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond, circa 1911.4,1 Mary Jane Champ died on March 8, 1955 at Craig Co., Virginia, at age 63.2,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 141, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 72, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 86, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

Walter Mason Elmore b. January 1, 1888, d. February 13, 1971
Marriage*Mary Jane Champ married Walter Mason Elmore, son of Adam Chester "Jeff" Elmore and Virginia Peneta "Jennie" Drummond, circa 1911.4,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4448] Drummond Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S368] Ruth G. Hale, Drummond - Elmore Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Phyllis Dare Eden obituary in the Jun 4, 2006 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Dewey Elmore obituary in the Jun 6, 1991 edition.

Cecil Dewey Elmore1

M, b. December 28, 1913, d. June 4, 1991
FatherWalter Mason Elmore2,3 b. January 1, 1888, d. February 13, 1971
MotherMary Jane Champ2,3 b. December 22, 1891, d. March 8, 1955
     Cecil Dewey Elmore was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4 He married Hazel Unknown.5 Cecil Dewey Elmore was born on December 28, 1913 at Virginia.2 He died on June 4, 1991 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia, at age 77.1 He Cecil Dewey Elmore, age 77, died at the home of Douglas and Linda J. Elmore Bullard in New Castle. He is survived by one daughter, Linda J. Elmore Bullard, New Castle; one son, Sgt. Andrew L. Elmore, Colorado Springs, Colo; a stepdaughter, Betty Jane Laudermilk, Florida; two brothers, M. S. Elmore, New Castle; Junior Elmore, Washington; five sisters, Dare Eden, Ohley, W.Va; Ruth Knick, Hampton, Va; Juanita Toth, Newport News; Dorothy Hudson, Lynchburg; Lucille Elmore, Roanoke; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Boitnott Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Huffman Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Boitnott Funeral Home. on June 6, 1991.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 141, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 72, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 74, District 20-21, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1940Coal miner5

Family

Hazel Unknown b. circa 1912
Marriage*Cecil Dewey Elmore married Hazel Unknown.5 
Children
  • Linda J. Elmore4
  • Andrew L. Elmore4

Citations

  1. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  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 Cecil Dewey Elmore obituary in the Jun 6, 1991 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Albert Conner1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 30, 1888, d. March 31, 1947
FatherSamuel Joseph "Sam Joe" Conner3,2,5,6 b. April 17, 1854, d. March 17, 1928
MotherSarah Jane Smith2,3,6 b. September 20, 1853, d. December 1, 1896
     Albert Conner was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.6 He was born on August 30, 1888 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3,4,7,6 He married Ora Adaline "Orrie" Conner, daughter of Charles Otey Conner and Sarah Amanda "Mandy" Conner, on April 13, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,6 Albert Conner died on March 31, 1947 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 58.6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1900Dwelling 162, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 93, District 53, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia9
1920Dwelling 100, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 165, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia11
1940Dwelling 29, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia12

Occupation

1910Farmer9
1920Farmer10
1930Farmer11
1940Farmer12

Family

Ora Adaline "Orrie" Conner b. November 4, 1892, d. March 20, 1957
Marriage*Albert Conner married Ora Adaline "Orrie" Conner, daughter of Charles Otey Conner and Sarah Amanda "Mandy" Conner, on April 13, 1910 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  8. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Veda Blye Conner Bowles obituary in the Jun 21, 2004 edition.
  14. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  15. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.

Ralph Jackson "Little Jack" Elmore1,2

M, b. February 20, 1916, d. 1956
FatherWalter Mason Elmore3,4,2 b. January 1, 1888, d. February 13, 1971
MotherMary Jane Champ3,4,2 b. December 22, 1891, d. March 8, 1955
     Ralph Jackson "Little Jack" Elmore was buried at Drummond Family Cemetery, Route 617 at the foot of Nutter's Mountain, Craig Co., Virginia.1,5 He was born on February 20, 1916 at Virginia.1,3,5 He died in 1956.1,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 141, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 72, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 74, District 20-21, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 86, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1940Salesman2

Citations

  1. [S368] Ruth G. Hale, Drummond - Elmore Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S4448] Drummond Family Cemetery, Craig Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Lucille Elmore1,2,3

F, b. June 7, 1918, d. December 28, 1997
FatherWalter Mason Elmore2,4,3,5 b. January 1, 1888, d. February 13, 1971
MotherMary Jane Champ2,4,3,5 b. December 22, 1891, d. March 8, 1955
     Her Social Security Number was 224-24-4969.6 Lucille Elmore was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She was born on June 7, 1918 at Craig Co., Virginia.6,3 She married Ira Francis Helms, son of Thomas B. Helms and Virginia P. Craft, on May 5, 1939 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 As of May 5, 1939,her married name was Helms. Lucille Elmore and Ira Francis Helms were divorced before April 16, 1940.5 Lucille Elmore died on December 28, 1997 at Virginia at age 79.1 She ELMORE, Lucille, 79, of Salem, died Sunday, December 28, 1997. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Shirley Helms, Salem; two brothers; three sisters; four step-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, December 31, 1997 at 12 o'clock noon at Sherwood Memorial Park with Rev. Bill Atkins officiating. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Lotz Salem Chapel. on December 30, 1997.1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 141, District 81, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 72, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 86, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

Ira Francis Helms b. March 26, 1910, d. October 22, 1955
Marriage*Lucille Elmore married Ira Francis Helms, son of Thomas B. Helms and Virginia P. Craft, on May 5, 1939 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Divorce* Lucille Elmore and Ira Francis Helms were divorced before April 16, 1940.5 
Child
  • Ronnie Helms1,5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucille Elmore obituary in the Dec 30, 1997 edition.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Ethel M. Britts1

F, b. March 3, 1917, d. April 9, 1978
FatherEdward Jennings Britts1,2 b. May 25, 1865, d. 1943
MotherMartha Ellen "Mattie" Craft1,2 b. April 23, 1874, d. August 6, 1937
     Ethel M. Britts was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.3 Her married name was Underwood.3 She married Emmett Laton Underwood.3 Ethel M. Britts was born on March 3, 1917 at Virginia.1,3 She died on April 9, 1978 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 61.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 7, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 120, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 207, District 81-16, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Family

Emmett Laton Underwood b. July 19, 1902, d. October 22, 1987
Marriage*Ethel M. Britts married Emmett Laton Underwood.3 
Child
  • Shirley Underwood4

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. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Paul Miller Craft1,2

M, b. October 9, 1911, d. October 14, 1994
MotherLottie May Craft2,3,4,5,6 b. March 28, 1890, d. July 30, 1940
     His Social Security Number was 229-05-3270.7 Paul Miller Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on October 9, 1911 at Craig Co., Virginia.7,5 He married Ruby Florence Bowles, daughter of John Henry Bowles and Elsie Lula Stump, on December 23, 1939 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,2,8 Paul Miller Craft died on October 14, 1994 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 83.7,1,2 He CRAFT, Paul Miller, 83, of New Castle, died Friday, October 14, 1994 in a Roanoke hospital. He was preceded in death by a son, Paul Miller Craft Jr., his mother, Lottie Craft, two brothers, Frank Craft and Claude Craft, a sister, Viola Hancock. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Bowles Craft; a daughter, Linda Camden of Roanoke; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Wayne and Susie Craft of New Castle, Don and Rita Craft of Roanoke; daughter and son-in-law, Elsie and Howard Matheny of Mobile, Ala; daughter-in-law, Mary Lee Alley of Salem; two brothers, Marvin Craft of New Castle, Dave Craft of Burks Burdette, Texas; sister, Mary Craft of New Castle; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; his faithful companion, Peanuts. A graveside service will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Huffman Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Boitnott Funeral Home. on October 16, 1994.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 86, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 116, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 38, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1930Farm laborer4
1940Farm laborer6

Family

Ruby Florence Bowles b. June 14, 1923, d. March 8, 2004
Marriage*Paul Miller Craft married Ruby Florence Bowles, daughter of John Henry Bowles and Elsie Lula Stump, on December 23, 1939 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.5,2,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  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.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Florence Craft obituary in the Mar 10, 2004 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wayne Craft obituary in the Mar 8, 2008 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft, Jr. obituary in the May 30, 1986 edition.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Frank Byron Craft

M, b. July 10, 1918, d. October 26, 1992
MotherLottie May Craft1,2,3,4,5,6 b. March 28, 1890, d. July 30, 1940
     His Social Security Number was 229-07-1048.7 Frank Byron Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Claudine Anderson. Frank Byron Craft was born on July 10, 1918 at Craig Co., Virginia.7 He died on October 26, 1992 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 74.7,1,2 He NEW CASTLE - Frank Craft, age 74, died Monday in a Roanoke hospital. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lottie Craft; a sister, Viola Hancock. Surviving are a sister, Mary Craft, New Castle; three brothers, Paul M. Craft, Marvin Craft, both of New Castle; David Craft, Burkburnett, Texas; a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Boitnott Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Huffman Memorial Park. on October 27, 1992.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 86, District 82, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1930Dwelling 116, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 38, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Farm laborer6

Family

Claudine Anderson
Marriage*Frank Byron Craft married Claudine Anderson

Citations

  1. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Craft obituary in the Oct 27, 1992 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 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.

Paul Miller Craft Jr.1,2,3

M, b. September 23, 1940, d. May 28, 1986
FatherPaul Miller Craft1,4,5,2,3 b. October 9, 1911, d. October 14, 1994
MotherRuby Florence Bowles1,4,5,2,3 b. June 14, 1923, d. March 8, 2004
     Paul Miller Craft Jr. was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.6,3 He was born on September 23, 1940 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.6,3 He married Mary Lee Conner on July 7, 1961 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,7,3 Paul Miller Craft Jr. died on May 28, 1986 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 45.6,2,3 He Paul Miller Craft, Jr., age 45, of 451 Hemlock Road, Salem, died Wednesday. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee Craft; a daughter, Kathy Renee Craft; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Paul M. Craft, Sr., New Castle; two brothers, Wayne Craft, New Castle, Don Craft, Roanoke; two sisters, Linda Camden, Roanoke, Elsie Matheny, New Castle; Sonny Conner, a very special brother-in-law; Barbara Neece, a very special sister-in-law; Helen L. Conner, his mother-in-law; Charles Campbell, whom Paul considers a son. Memorials may be made to The Salem Rescue Squad or the American Cancer Society. Friends may call at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem. on May 30, 1986.2

Family

Mary Lee Conner
Marriage*He married Mary Lee Conner on July 7, 1961 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,7,3 
Child
  • Kathy Renee Craft2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft, Jr. obituary in the May 30, 1986 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Florence Craft obituary in the Mar 10, 2004 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wayne Craft obituary in the Mar 8, 2008 edition.
  6. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  7. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Claude Swanson Craft1

M, b. May 14, 1915, d. May 7, 1917
MotherLottie May Craft2,1 b. March 28, 1890, d. July 30, 1940
     Claude Swanson Craft was buried at Waugh Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1 He was born on May 14, 1915.1 He died on May 7, 1917 at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S1225] Ruth G. Hale, Waugh Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.

Ruby Florence Bowles1

F, b. June 14, 1923, d. March 8, 2004
FatherJohn Henry Bowles1
MotherElsie Lula Stump1
     Ruby Florence Bowles was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.2 Her Social Security Number was 225-98-4701.3 She was born on June 14, 1923 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 She married Paul Miller Craft, son of Lottie May Craft, on December 23, 1939 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4,2 As of December 23, 1939,her married name was Craft. Ruby Florence Bowles died on March 8, 2004 at Virginia at age 80.2,3 She Ruby Florence Craft, 80, of New Castle, passed away Monday, March 8, 2004. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul M. Craft, Sr; and son, Paul M. Craft, Jr. She is survived by daughters, Linda Camden and Elsie Faye Matheny and husband, Howard; sons, Don Craft and wife, Rita, Frank W. Craft and wife, Susie; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law. Mary Lee Alley. Also special thanks to the Staff and Friends of Our Lady of The Valley. Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 2004 at Paitsel Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Moser officiating. Interment will follow at Huffman Memorial Park. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. on March 10, 2004.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 38, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family

Paul Miller Craft b. October 9, 1911, d. October 14, 1994
Marriage*Ruby Florence Bowles married Paul Miller Craft, son of Lottie May Craft, on December 23, 1939 at New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Stephen A. Taylor & Rena B. Worthen, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1939-1962.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Florence Craft obituary in the Mar 10, 2004 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wayne Craft obituary in the Mar 8, 2008 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft, Jr. obituary in the May 30, 1986 edition.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Lillian Nadine Reed1,2,3

F, b. October 28, 1925, d. January 6, 2018
FatherEdward Moyer Reed1 b. April 22, 1900, d. May 23, 1984
MotherNellie Kate Link1 b. July 24, 1899
     Lillian Nadine Reed was buried at Restvale Cemetery, Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Her married name was Archer.3 She married Warren Archer.3 Lillian Nadine Reed was born on October 28, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,1,2 She married George Edgar Conner, son of Guy Ezra Conner and Nellie Frances Poff, on February 23, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 As of February 23, 1946,her married name was Conner.2 Lillian Nadine Reed died on January 6, 2018 at Virginia at age 92.3 She Lillian Nadine Conner Archer, 92, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, after several years of bravely battling dementia. She was preceded in death by her first husband, George Conner; her second husband, Warren Archer; a very special friend, Bob Tarter; and one brother, Robert "Bobby" Reed. Nadine was a longtime resident of the Mt. Pleasant community in Roanoke County where she enjoyed walking with her friends and participating in activities at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Nelson) Wakefield; son, David (Vickie) Conner; daughter, Janet (Greg) Ratliff; and one brother, Charles "Butch" (Caroline) Reed. Nadine also is survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren who she adored and loved spending many happy times with. The family would like to thank the Salem Terrace Dogwood Memory Care nurses and staff as well as Good Samaritan Hospice for all the loving care they provided our Mom. Nadine's family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, 627 Hardy Road, Vinton, where a service celebrating her life and memories will be held at 2 p.m. following the visitation. The Rev. Eric Spano will officiate. Interment will follow at Rest Vale Cemetery in Copperhill, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. on January 9, 2018.3

Family 1

Warren Archer
Marriage*She married Warren Archer.3 

Family 2

George Edgar Conner b. June 8, 1922, d. March 31, 1971
Marriage*Lillian Nadine Reed married George Edgar Conner, son of Guy Ezra Conner and Nellie Frances Poff, on February 23, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 
Children
  • Linda Sue Conner5,2,3
  • David Reed Conner1,5,2,3
  • Janet Lynell Conner1,5,2,3

Citations

  1. [S992] The REED and COLE families of Floyd Co, Va., online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/e/James-R-Reed/index.html
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lillian Nadine Conner Archer obituary in the Jan 9, 2018 edition.
  4. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.

Frank Wayne "Big Daddy" Craft1,2,3

M, b. May 7, 1943, d. March 6, 2008
FatherPaul Miller Craft1,2,3,4 b. October 9, 1911, d. October 14, 1994
MotherRuby Florence Bowles1,2,3,4 b. June 14, 1923, d. March 8, 2004
     Frank Wayne "Big Daddy" Craft was buried at Huffman Cemetery, on a small hill near intersection of Rt. 42 and Rt. 622 at Sinking Creek Mountain, Craig Co., Virginia.3 He was born on May 7, 1943.5 He married Susan Elaine "Susie" Brookman on December 20, 1974 at Craig Co., Virginia.5 Frank Wayne "Big Daddy" Craft died on March 6, 2008 at Virginia at age 64.3 He Frank Wayne (Big Daddy) Craft, 64, of New Castle, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2008. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Ruby Craft; brother, Paul Miller. He is survived by his wife, Susie Craft, New Castle, Va; daughters and sons-in-law, Marcy and Robert Elsner, New Albany, In., Rogenia and Steve Quesenberry, New Castle, Va.: two grandsons, Micheal and Jeffery Quesenberry; special father-in-law, Roy Brookman, Salem, Va; sister, Linda Camden, Roanoke, Va; brother and sister-in-law, Don Craft and wife, Rita, Roanoke, Va; sister and brother-in-law, Elsie and Howard Matheny, Mobile, Ala; brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Cindy Brookman, Catawba, Va; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10, 2008, at Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle, with the Rev. Raymond Christian and Pastor Don Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Huffman Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2008. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital, Greenville, S.C. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle, www.paitselfh.com. on March 8, 2008.3

Family

Susan Elaine "Susie" Brookman
Marriage*He married Susan Elaine "Susie" Brookman on December 20, 1974 at Craig Co., Virginia.5 
Children
  • Roegenia Craft5,3
  • Marcy Dawn Craft5,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Florence Craft obituary in the Mar 10, 2004 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Wayne Craft obituary in the Mar 8, 2008 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft, Jr. obituary in the May 30, 1986 edition.
  5. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."

Marvin Craft1,2,3,4

M, b. August 2, 1927, d. September 7, 2004
MotherLottie May Craft1,2,4,5 b. March 28, 1890, d. July 30, 1940
     Marvin Craft married Oneta Cleora Lee, daughter of Oliver Chess Lee and Glendora Dove "Dora" Damewood.6,7 His Social Security Number was 228-30-5551.8 Marvin Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.3 He married Ellen Bowles.6 Marvin Craft was born on August 2, 1927 at Virginia.4,8 He died on September 7, 2004 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 77.3,8,7 He Marvin Craft, 77, of New Castle, after a long fight with cancer and alzheimers went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, September 7, 2004. A retired linesman from Craig-Botetourt Electric Company, he is survived by his wife of 31 years Ellen Craft; son and daughter-in-law, Mac A. Craft and Rebekah A. Craft; daughter, Deanna K. Combs; granddaughter, Tiffany Ann Combs; brother and sister-in-law, David and Saeko Craft of Texas; several nieces, nephews and cousins; special friends, Raymond and Elaine Christian and their boys Brandon, Bradley and Brenton. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2004 at Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel, New Castle, with Raymond Christian officiating. Interment will follow at Huffman Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. on September 9, 2004.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 116, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 38, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia5

Family 1

Ellen Bowles
Marriage*Marvin Craft married Ellen Bowles.6 

Family 2

Oneta Cleora Lee b. November 23, 1922, d. October 11, 1972
Marriage*Marvin Craft married Oneta Cleora Lee, daughter of Oliver Chess Lee and Glendora Dove "Dora" Damewood.6,7 

Family 3

Children
  • Mac A. Craft3
  • Deanna K. Craft3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Craft obituary in the Oct 27, 1992 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Craft obituary in the Sep 9, 2004 edition.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

David "Dave" Craft1,2,3,4

M, b. May 28, 1933
MotherLottie May Craft1,2,3 b. March 28, 1890, d. July 30, 1940
     David "Dave" Craft was buried at Burkburnett Memorial Cemetery, Burkburnett, Wichita Co., Texas.4 He married Saeko Unknown.5,4 David "Dave" Craft was born on May 28, 1933 at Craig Co., Virginia.3,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 38, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia3

Family

Saeko Unknown
Marriage*David "Dave" Craft married Saeko Unknown.5,4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Craft obituary in the Oct 27, 1992 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4453] Burkburnett Memorial Cemetery, Wichita Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Craft obituary in the Sep 9, 2004 edition.

Mary Rachel Craft1,2,3

F, b. August 2, 1927, d. June 5, 2002
MotherLottie May Craft4,5,1,6 b. March 28, 1890, d. July 30, 1940
     Mary Rachel Craft was buried at Huffman Memorial Park (also known as Chestnut Grove Church Cemetery), above the fish hatchery, Rt. 42, Craig Co., Virginia.7,3 Her married name was Sacko.2 She married David Sacko.2 Mary Rachel Craft was born on August 2, 1927 at Virginia.1,7 She died on June 5, 2002 at Virginia at age 74.7,3 She CRAFT, Mary Rachel, 74, of New Castle, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2002. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Pat Craft; brothers, Marvin Craft and David Craft; also many loving nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by sister, Viola Hancock and brothers, Paul Craft and Frank Craft. Funeral services will be held at Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel, 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2002. Interment will follow at Huffman Memorial Park with Rev. Paul St.Clair officiating. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2002, at the Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle. on June 7, 2002.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 116, District 3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 38, District 23-3, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia6

Family 1

David Sacko
Marriage*Mary Rachel Craft married David Sacko.2 

Family 2

Child
  • Kevin Craft3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1320] Steve Taylor, "Descendants of George M. Craft."
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Rachel Craft obituary in the Jun 7, 2002 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Frank Craft obituary in the Oct 27, 1992 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Miller Craft obituary in the Oct 16, 1994 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S261] Ruth G. Hale, Huffman Memorial Park, Craig Co., VA.

Renice Leonard Reed1,2

M, b. October 10, 1922
FatherAube Aster Reed1,3,4 b. January 8, 1900, d. November 1, 1996
MotherClara Naomi Toms1,3,4 b. December 24, 1900, d. June 10, 1983
     Renice Leonard Reed was born on October 10, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 He married Margaret Ahalt on January 27, 1946 at Burkittsville, Frederick Co., Maryland.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 116, District 20, Roanoke, Virginia3
1940Dwelling 20, District 11-22, Middletown, Frederick Co., Maryland4

Family

Margaret Ahalt b. July 8, 1924
Marriage*Renice Leonard Reed married Margaret Ahalt on January 27, 1946 at Burkittsville, Frederick Co., Maryland.1 
Children
  • Ray Allen Reed1
  • Max Eugene Reed1
  • Jan Marlene Reed1
  • Kay Ellen Reed1

Citations

  1. [S17] Sherrie M. Holmes Rudy, Reed, Aube Aster Tree.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.