Julia Victoria Thomas1,2

F, b. July 21, 1927, d. November 1, 2011
     Julia Victoria Thomas was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 She was born on July 21, 1927 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 She married James Warren Conner, son of Willard Austin Conner and Roxie Ann Evelyn Conner, on June 5, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4,1,2 As of June 5, 1946,her married name was Conner. Julia Victoria Thomas died on November 1, 2011 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 84.1 She Julia T. Conner, 84, of Roanoke, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, after a long illness, at Snyder Nursing Home. She was born on July 21, 1927, to the late James B. and Emma Wright Thomas. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Conner; brothers, James Irwin Thomas, Lewis E. Thomas, Raymond C. Thomas, Herbert A. Thomas, Emett J. Thomas and Roy M. Thomas; sister, Ella Mae Ribble; brothers- in-law, Perry Conner and Ralph Richardson; and sister-in-law, Beulah Mae Richardson. Julia is survived by sons, Robert W. Conner and wife, Brenda, and James W. Conner and wife, Susie; brother-in-law, G.W. Conner and wife, Mary Ann; brother- in-law, Jim Ribble; and sisters- in-law, Betty Thomas, and Clara Mae Conner. Julia was a lifelong member of Peters Creek Church of the Brethren. She enjoyed receiving visits from family members and she especially looked forward to visits from her relatives in Tennessee. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 4, 2011, at Lotz Salem Chapel with the Reverend Lewis Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 3, 2011, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lotz Funeral Home Salem. on November 3, 2011.1

Family

James Warren Conner b. December 8, 1924, d. October 10, 2002
Marriage*She married James Warren Conner, son of Willard Austin Conner and Roxie Ann Evelyn Conner, on June 5, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4,1,2 
Children
  • Robert Willard Conner3,1,2
  • James Warren "Jim" Conner Jr.3,1,2
  • Lynn Conner3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Julia T. Conner obituary in the Nov 3, 2011 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Warren Conner obituary in the Oct 12, 2002 edition.
  4. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Charles Herbert "Charlie" Altice1,2,3,4

M, b. July 26, 1906, d. April 12, 1984
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" Altice1,2,4 b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
MotherPearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart1,2,4 b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
     His Social Security Number was 227-05-3945.5 Charles Herbert "Charlie" Altice was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He was born on July 26, 1906 at Virginia.1,5,4 He married Alta Witt circa 1925.3,6,4 Charles Herbert "Charlie" Altice died on April 12, 1984 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 77.5,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 82, District 30, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 155, District 126, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 8, District 9, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 217, District 81-23, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1930Tannery watchman6
1940Tannery watchman7

Family

Alta Witt b. October 18, 1908, d. August 3, 1992
Marriage*Charles Herbert "Charlie" Altice married Alta Witt circa 1925.3,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alta Witt Altice obituary in the Aug 5, 1992 edition.
  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. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mabel C. Altice1

F, b. circa 1907
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" Altice1,2 b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
MotherPearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart1,2 b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
     Mabel C. Altice was born circa 1907 at Virginia.1

Census Records

1910Dwelling 82, District 30, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 155, District 126, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Leonard William Altice

M, b. May 21, 1910, d. August 15, 1962
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" Altice1 b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
MotherPearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart1,2 b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
     His Social Security Number was 227-07-0366.3 Leonard William Altice married Pauline Gladys Setliff.4 Leonard William Altice was born on May 21, 1910 at Virginia.3 He married Claudine Evelyn Thurman on October 24, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 Leonard William Altice and Claudine Evelyn Thurman were divorced on December 21, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.5 Leonard William Altice died on August 15, 1962 at age 52.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 155, District 126, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 44, District 9, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 51, District 81-19, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1930Tannery leather worker2
1940Tannery leather roller7

Family 1

Pauline Gladys Setliff b. May 5, 1910, d. January 24, 2011
Marriage*Leonard William Altice married Pauline Gladys Setliff.4 

Family 2

Claudine Evelyn Thurman b. February 26, 1914, d. June 19, 1976
Marriage*Leonard William Altice married Claudine Evelyn Thurman on October 24, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 
Divorce* Leonard William Altice and Claudine Evelyn Thurman were divorced on December 21, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.5 
Children
  • Norman Lee Altice7
  • Peggy Joyce Altice7
  • Jean Runella Altice7

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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Pauline Gladys Altice obituary in the Jan 25, 2010 edition.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

May Bess "Bessie" Altice1,2

F, b. June 12, 1916, d. September 24, 1967
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" Altice3,2 b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
MotherPearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart3,4,2 b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
     May Bess "Bessie" Altice was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 Her married name was Wirt.2 She married Courtney Furman Wirt.2 May Bess "Bessie" Altice was born on June 12, 1916 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 She died on September 24, 1967 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 51.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 155, District 126, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 44, District 9, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 91, District 81-20, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

Courtney Furman Wirt b. October 2, 1910, d. January 23, 1966
Marriage*May Bess "Bessie" Altice married Courtney Furman Wirt.2 
Child
  • Sarah Louise Wirt5,6

Citations

  1. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Evelyn Louise Altice1,2,3,4

F, b. June 13, 1918, d. September 25, 1981
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" Altice1,3 b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
MotherPearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart1,2,5,3 b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
     Her Social Security Number was 225-10-9598.6 Evelyn Louise Altice was buried at Lewis Memorial Park, 415 Beaverdam Road, Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina.7 She was born on June 13, 1918 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,6,4,7 As of September 5, 1940,her married name was Hanzas.3 She married James Constantine Hanzas on September 5, 1940 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 Evelyn Louise Altice died on September 25, 1981 at Asheville, Buncombe Co., North Carolina, at age 63.6,4,7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 155, District 126, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 44, District 9, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 421, District 119-26, Roanoke, Virginia5

Occupation

1940Waitress5

Family

James Constantine Hanzas b. February 16, 1917, d. December 26, 1987
Marriage*Evelyn Louise Altice married James Constantine Hanzas on September 5, 1940 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 

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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  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.
  7. [S5202] Lewis Memorial Park, Buncombe Co., NC, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Nelda Aleine Altice1,2

F, b. April 7, 1920
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" Altice1 b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
MotherPearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart1 b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
     Nelda Aleine Altice was born on April 7, 1920 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 As of July 6, 1938,her married name was Manning.3 She married Millard Robert Manning, son of Walter Curtis Manning and Eva Lumis "Lummie" DeWeese, on July 6, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,3 Nelda Aleine Altice and Millard Robert Manning were divorced on June 30, 1949 at Roanoke, Virginia.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 44, District 9, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 277, District 119-26, Roanoke, Virginia6

Family

Millard Robert Manning b. February 12, 1919, d. March 19, 2001
Marriage*Nelda Aleine Altice married Millard Robert Manning, son of Walter Curtis Manning and Eva Lumis "Lummie" DeWeese, on July 6, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,3 
Divorce* Nelda Aleine Altice and Millard Robert Manning were divorced on June 30, 1949 at Roanoke, Virginia.5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mildred Frances Altice1,2,3

F, b. January 24, 1923
FatherCharles Lee "Charlie" Altice1,3 b. August 22, 1881, d. March 10, 1926
MotherPearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart1,4,3 b. July 25, 1886, d. May 26, 1956
     Mildred Frances Altice was born on January 24, 1923 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 As of April 7, 1940,her married name was Looney.3 She married Benjamin Franklin Looney Jr. on April 7, 1940 at Bristol, Virginia.4,3 Mildred Frances Altice and Benjamin Franklin Looney Jr. were divorced on May 1, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 44, District 9, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 421, District 119-26, Roanoke, Virginia4

Occupation

1940Beautician4

Family

Benjamin Franklin Looney Jr. b. November 29, 1917, d. December 21, 1992
Marriage*Mildred Frances Altice married Benjamin Franklin Looney Jr. on April 7, 1940 at Bristol, Virginia.4,3 
Divorce* Mildred Frances Altice and Benjamin Franklin Looney Jr. were divorced on May 1, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Claudine Evelyn Thurman

F, b. February 26, 1914, d. June 19, 1976
     Claudine Evelyn Thurman was born on February 26, 1914 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She married Leonard William Altice, son of Charles Lee "Charlie" Altice and Pearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart, on October 24, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 As of October 24, 1931,her married name was Altice. Claudine Evelyn Thurman and Leonard William Altice were divorced on December 21, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 Claudine Evelyn Thurman died on June 19, 1976 at age 62.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 51, District 81-19, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3

Family

Leonard William Altice b. May 21, 1910, d. August 15, 1962
Marriage*Claudine Evelyn Thurman married Leonard William Altice, son of Charles Lee "Charlie" Altice and Pearl Beatrice "Pearly" Gearheart, on October 24, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 
Divorce* Claudine Evelyn Thurman and Leonard William Altice were divorced on December 21, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 
Children
  • Norman Lee Altice3
  • Peggy Joyce Altice3
  • Jean Runella Altice3

Citations

  1. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  2. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Miles Matthews Nunley1,2

M, b. March 4, 1876, d. October 29, 1955
     Miles Matthews Nunley was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 He married Louisa Silvers. Miles Matthews Nunley was born on March 4, 1876.1,2 He died on October 29, 1955 at age 79.1

Family

Louisa Silvers
Marriage*He married Louisa Silvers
Child

Citations

  1. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.

Thelma Veora Cooper1,2,3

F, b. April 10, 1912, d. October 26, 1991
     Her Social Security Number was 224-24-5582.4 Thelma Veora Cooper was buried at El Toro Memorial Park, Lake Forest, Orange Co., California.5 She was born on April 10, 1912 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.4,3,5 She married Noah Irvin Wickham, son of James Wilburn Wickham and Ann Ethel "Annie" Martin, circa 1930.6,5 As of circa 1930,her married name was Wickham.6 Thelma Veora Cooper and Noah Irvin Wickham were divorced in April, 1966 at Orange Co., California.7 Thelma Veora Cooper died on October 26, 1991 at Orange Co., California, at age 79.3,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 447, District 7, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Noah Irvin Wickham b. June 15, 1905, d. December 27, 1967
Marriage*Thelma Veora Cooper married Noah Irvin Wickham, son of James Wilburn Wickham and Ann Ethel "Annie" Martin, circa 1930.6,5 
Divorce* Thelma Veora Cooper and Noah Irvin Wickham were divorced in April, 1966 at Orange Co., California.7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S4] Patricia Brewer, "Noah I. Wickham," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun 25, 2003.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5835] El Toro Memorial Park, Orange Co., CA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1493] California Center for Health Statistics, California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arlis Jacqueline Wickham Schillen obituary in the Feb 16, 2007 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Arlis Jacqueline "Tootsie" Wickham1,2,3,4

F, b. September 29, 1931, d. February 5, 2007
FatherNoah Irvin Wickham2,3,4 b. June 15, 1905, d. December 27, 1967
MotherThelma Veora Cooper2,3,4 b. April 10, 1912, d. October 26, 1991
     Arlis Jacqueline "Tootsie" Wickham was buried at El Toro Memorial Park, Lake Forest, Orange Co., California.3 She was born on September 29, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4 As of February 25, 1950,her married name was Schillen.3 She married James Cassell Schillen on February 25, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3,4 Arlis Jacqueline "Tootsie" Wickham died on February 5, 2007 at Orange Co., California, at age 75.3 She Arlis Jacqueline (Tootsie) Wickham Schillen, 75, of Lake Forest, Calif., died Monday, February 5, 2007. She was predeceased by parents, Noah and Thelma Wickham; former husband, James C. Schillen; and brother, Jack Wickham. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Walter Carpentero, Lake Forest; granddaughter and husband, Raquel and Jesse Castellon, Anaheim; and brothers, Don Wickham, Riverside, and Howard Cooper, Pauline, S.C; aunt, Elva Wickham Holt Eary, Roanoke, Va. Following a February 17, 2007 memorial service, remains will rest in El Toro Memorial Park, Lake Forest, Calif. on February 16, 2007.3

Family

James Cassell Schillen b. August 20, 1929, d. June 30, 1994
Marriage*She married James Cassell Schillen on February 25, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3,4 
Child
  • Sandra Jean Schillen2,3

Citations

  1. [S4] Patricia Brewer, "Noah I. Wickham," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun 25, 2003.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Arlis Jacqueline Wickham Schillen obituary in the Feb 16, 2007 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.