John William Poff1,2

M, b. March 3, 1955, d. June 22, 1955
FatherJimmy Edwin Poff1,2 b. December 31, 1930, d. October 28, 1997
MotherBarbara Ann Helms2
     John William Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on March 3, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 He died on June 22, 1955 at Roanoke, Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Jimmy Edwin Poff obituary in the Oct 30, 1997 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Minnie Chafin1,2

F, b. April 17, 1910, d. January 14, 1996
     Her Social Security Number was 227-09-3584.3 Minnie Chafin was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She was born on April 17, 1910.3 As of March 6, 1935,her married name was Poff.4 She married Reese Haywood "Reecy" Poff, son of Maurice Johnson "Marsh" Poff and Willie Mae Simmons, on March 6, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4,2,5 Minnie Chafin died on January 14, 1996 at Virginia at age 85.1,3 She POFF, Minnie Chafin, 85, of Roanoke, passed away Sunday, January 14, 1996. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and a retired cafeteria worker at Friendship Manor. She was the widow of Reecy H. Poff. She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, Charles M. Poff, Maurice H. and Elizabeth Poff; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 17, 1996, at Oakey's North Chapel, with the Rev. Emory N. Tarpley officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Oakey's North Chapel. on January 16, 1996.1

Family

Reese Haywood "Reecy" Poff b. November 9, 1909, d. August 23, 1967
Marriage*She married Reese Haywood "Reecy" Poff, son of Maurice Johnson "Marsh" Poff and Willie Mae Simmons, on March 6, 1935 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,4,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minnie Chafin Poff obituary in the Jan 16, 1996 edition.
  2. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Reecy H. Poff obituary in the Aug 24, 1967 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Milton Poff obituary in the May 8, 2007 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Courtney Leigh Poff birth announcement in the May 21, 1993 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Charles Milton "Poppy" Poff1,2,3

M, b. August 8, 1939, d. May 7, 2007
FatherReese Haywood "Reecy" Poff1,2,5,3 b. November 9, 1909, d. August 23, 1967
MotherMinnie Chafin1,2,4,5,3 b. April 17, 1910, d. January 14, 1996
     Charles Milton "Poppy" Poff was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 228-48-8810.6 He was born on August 8, 1939 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3 He married Sydnor Lee "Cindy" Lee on August 25, 1961 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,7,3 Charles Milton "Poppy" Poff died on May 7, 2007 at Virginia at age 67.2,6 He Today, May 7, 2007 our father, Charles Milton (Poppy) Poff passed away. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sydnor "Cindy" Poff and parents, Reece H. and Minnie C. Poff. He is survived by his daughter, Donna Lee Poff; and his son and wife, Steven Douglas and Pamela Poff; three grandchildren, Stephen Tyler Poff, Jessica Brooke Poff and Courtney Leigh Poff; brother and wife, Maurice H. and Betty Poff and a special friend, Mae Belle Honaker. Services will be held at Oakey's North Chapel on Thursday, May 10, 2007, at 12 noon with Pastor Jack Lowe officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel. on May 8, 2007.2

Family

Sydnor Lee "Cindy" Lee b. February 25, 1941, d. June 15, 1992
Marriage*He married Sydnor Lee "Cindy" Lee on August 25, 1961 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,7,3 
Children
  • Donna Lee Poff2,7
  • Steven Douglas Poff2,7,4,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minnie Chafin Poff obituary in the Jan 16, 1996 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Milton Poff obituary in the May 8, 2007 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Courtney Leigh Poff birth announcement in the May 21, 1993 edition.
  5. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Reecy H. Poff obituary in the Aug 24, 1967 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Sydnor Lee Poff obituary in the Jun 17, 1992 edition.

Maurice Haywood Poff1,2,3,4

M, b. April 20, 1944
FatherReese Haywood "Reecy" Poff1,2,3,4 b. November 9, 1909, d. August 23, 1967
MotherMinnie Chafin1,2,3,4 b. April 17, 1910, d. January 14, 1996
     Maurice Haywood Poff was born on April 20, 1944 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,4 He married Eleanor Joyce Catron on June 5, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 Maurice Haywood Poff and Eleanor Joyce Catron were divorced on February 16, 1971 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6 Maurice Haywood Poff married Elizabeth Clark "Betty" Summers on March 11, 1971 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4

Family 1

Eleanor Joyce Catron
Marriage*Maurice Haywood Poff married Eleanor Joyce Catron on June 5, 1964 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 
Divorce* Maurice Haywood Poff and Eleanor Joyce Catron were divorced on February 16, 1971 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6 
Child
  • James Haywood Poff4

Family 2

Elizabeth Clark "Betty" Summers
Marriage*Maurice Haywood Poff married Elizabeth Clark "Betty" Summers on March 11, 1971 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Minnie Chafin Poff obituary in the Jan 16, 1996 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Milton Poff obituary in the May 8, 2007 edition.
  3. [S3196] Radford News Journal, From the Reecy H. Poff obituary in the Aug 24, 1967 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S1972] Comp. Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Elizabeth Sue Smythe1

F, b. October 8, 1920, d. July 25, 1998
     Her Social Security Number was 228-03-5598.2 Elizabeth Sue Smythe Elizabeth L. Poff, age 77, of Damascus, Va., died Saturday, July 25, 1998 in Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tenn. She was a native of Johnson County, Tenn. and had lived in Damascus, Va. all of her adult life. She was owner and operator of Lib's Fabrics in Damascus, and was the widow of Earl Hamilton Poff. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Damascus. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Ann Poff Walsh of Mountain City, Tenn; one son, Thomas Earl Poff of Damascus, Va., four granddaughters and one great-granddaughter. Funeral services were held on Tues., July 27, 1998 in Sunset Memorial Park with Mr. Bill Reece and Mr. Jim Hutchinson, and Rev. Mahlon H. Wyatt officiating. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.3
She was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, 21674 Monroe Road, Damascus, Washington Co., Virginia.3,4 Her married name was Poff.3 She married Earl Hamilton Poff, son of Jasper "Jack" Poff and Verna "Vernie" Sexton.3 Elizabeth Sue Smythe was born on October 8, 1920 at Johnson Co., Tennessee.2,3 She died on July 25, 1998 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee, at age 77.2,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 81, District 41-74, High Point, Guilford Co., North Carolina5

Family

Earl Hamilton Poff b. January 31, 1915, d. January 23, 1996
Marriage*Elizabeth Sue Smythe married Earl Hamilton Poff, son of Jasper "Jack" Poff and Verna "Vernie" Sexton.3 
Children
  • Elizabeth Ann Poff3
  • Thomas Earl Poff3,1

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S1612] New River Notes Obituaries, online http://www.newrivernotes.com/obit/cem.htm, From the Elizabeth L. Poff obituary.
  4. [S3563] Sunset Memorial Park, Washington Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Virginia Ella Cox1,2,3

F, b. April 21, 1939, d. June 2, 1940
FatherGradon Echo Cox1,4,2 b. February 2, 1903, d. March 16, 1988
MotherHelen Elizabeth Light1,4,2 b. February 20, 1905, d. June 8, 1975
     Virginia Ella Cox was buried at Cole Cemetery, on the J. Kyle Cole farm, near junction Rts. 612 & 673, Flint/Double Springs area, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on April 21, 1939 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 She died on June 2, 1940 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 1.1,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 69, District 32-12, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S269] Edgar L. Vest, Cole Family Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.