Barry Lynn Booker1,2,3

M, b. July 19, 1946, d. March 17, 1998
FatherJames G. Booker1,2,3 b. August 16, 1909, d. October 2, 2002
MotherOneida E. Lucas1,2,3 b. January 2, 1913, d. June 18, 1997
     Barry Lynn Booker was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 230-66-1591.4 He married Tamre "Tammy" Chambers.1,3 Barry Lynn Booker was born on July 19, 1946.4 He died on March 17, 1998 at Goodview, Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 51.4,3 He BOOKER, Barry L., 51, of Goodview, died Tuesday, March 17, 1998 at his home. He was a very active member of the Bedford Baptist Church and was employed with the Roanoke City Police Department for 24 years. He was predeceased by his mother, Oneida L. Booker. He is sadly missed by his wife, Tamre Booker; stepson, Wystan Chrismond; his father, James G. Booker, Vinton; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Mary Booker, Salem, Charles and Mary Ann Booker, Vinton; nephew, Jason Booker, Roanoke; niece, Wanda Kaye Wray, Roanoke; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Harry and Dolores Chambers, Roanoke; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Jenny Chambers, Salem; a host of special aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted from the Lynn Haven Baptist Church 10 a.m. Friday, March 20 with Dr. David Henderson and the Rev. Edward P. Creel officiating. Burial will be in Sherwood Burial Park. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel after 2 p.m. Thursday, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on March 19, 1998.3

Family

Tamre "Tammy" Chambers
Marriage*He married Tamre "Tammy" Chambers.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Oneida Lucas Booker obituary in the Jun 19, 1997 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James G. Booker obituary in the Oct 4, 2002 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Barry L. Booker obituary in the Mar 19, 1998 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Leo Davis Williams1,2

M, b. November 22, 1913, d. November 6, 2001
     His Social Security Number was 226-01-8439.3 Leo Davis Williams was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on November 22, 1913 at Virginia.3 He married Mary Adeline Lucas, daughter of Charles Matthew Lucas and Adeline Flora Wimmer, circa 1936.1,2 Leo Davis Williams died on November 6, 2001 at Virginia at age 87.3,2 He WILLIAMS, Leo Davis, 88, of Salem, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2001. He was the owner of Williams Auto Alignment, Roanoke. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Lucas Williams. Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, David and Sue Williams; two daughters and sons-in-law, Suanne Reynolds Mullins and Sherman Mullins, Peggy and Tom Stack. He has six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was a longtime member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and a life member of Edgewood Lions Club, with 48 years membership. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2001 at 11 a.m. at the Lotz Salem Chapel, with the Rev. Billy White officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, November 8, 2001 at the funeral home. Those wishing to make contributions, please consider Tabernacle Baptist Church or Ft. Lewis Rescue Squad. The family wishes to thank the Virginia Veterans Care Center for their care and kindness. Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. on November 8, 2001.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 104, District 28-26, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia4

Occupation

1940Convoy company driver4

Family

Mary Adeline Lucas b. circa 1920, d. March 5, 2014
Marriage*Leo Davis Williams married Mary Adeline Lucas, daughter of Charles Matthew Lucas and Adeline Flora Wimmer, circa 1936.1,2 
Children
  • David Williams1,2
  • Peggy Williams1,2
  • Suanne Williams1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mary Adeline Lucas Williams obituary in the Mar 7, 2014 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leo Davis Williams obituary in the Nov 8, 2001 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Berry Eanes1,2

M, b. November 20, 1880, d. November 20, 1880
FatherJoseph William Graves "Joe" Eanes1,2 b. September 10, 1855, d. April 14, 1919
MotherElizabeth Jane "Eliza" "Jennie" Craghead1,2 b. October 11, 1858, d. January 25, 1947
     Berry Eanes was born on November 20, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He died on November 20, 1880 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S96] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia Death Records, 1853-1882.
  2. [S567] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1880-1884.

Louise Aurelia Lawler1,2,3,4

F, b. March 8, 1915, d. November 14, 1998
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler1,2,5,6,4,7 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock1,2,5,6,4,7 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     Her Social Security Number was 225-42-8832.8 Louise Aurelia Lawler was born on March 8, 1915 at Selma, Alleghany Co., Virginia.8,3,4 As of October 20, 1936,her married name was Kirby.3 She married Robert James "Buck" Kirby, son of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock, on October 20, 1936 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,3 Louise Aurelia Lawler died on November 14, 1998 at Chesterfield Co., Virginia, at age 83.8,9

Census Records

1920Dwelling 60, District 77, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 257, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 139, District 75-2, Bland, Prince George Co., Virginia10

Family

Robert James "Buck" Kirby b. August 21, 1914, d. April 1, 1965
Marriage*Louise Aurelia Lawler married Robert James "Buck" Kirby, son of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock, on October 20, 1936 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,3 
Child
  • Ann Louise Kirby10

Citations

  1. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Lawler obituary in Feb 5, 1995 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Magdalene Lawler1,2,3,4,5

F, b. May 1, 1917, d. October 16, 1989
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler6,1,2,7,8,4 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock6,1,2,7,8,4 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     Mary Magdalene Lawler was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,4 Her Social Security Number was 227-36-3879.9 She was born on May 1, 1917 at Selma, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,3,8,4 As of August 28, 1935,her married name was Hayth.7 She married William Barnett "Barney" Hayth Jr. on August 28, 1935.10,4 Mary Magdalene Lawler died on October 16, 1989 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 72.9,3,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 60, District 77, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1930Dwelling 257, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 166, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia11

Family

William Barnett "Barney" Hayth Jr. b. August 7, 1914, d. December 9, 1993
Marriage*Mary Magdalene Lawler married William Barnett "Barney" Hayth Jr. on August 28, 1935.10,4 
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. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Dolores June Van Buren obituary.
  6. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  7. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  8. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3304] Ellton Lacey's Family File, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=belacey1&id=I71043
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Lillian Estelle Lawler1,2,3,4

F, b. September 10, 1919, d. July 22, 1985
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler1,2,5,6,7,8 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock1,2,5,6,7,8 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     Her Social Security Number was 230-16-8519.9 Lillian Estelle Lawler was born on September 10, 1919 at Alleghany Co., Virginia.3,9,10,4 As of December 16, 1946,her married name was Martin.8 She married Russell Earl Martin on December 16, 1946 at Hopewell, Virginia.11,8 Lillian Estelle Lawler and Russell Earl Martin were divorced on January 30, 1979 at Fresno Co., California.12 Lillian Estelle Lawler died on July 22, 1985 at Fresno Co., California, at age 65.3,10

Census Records

1920Dwelling 60, District 77, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 257, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 8, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Stenographer7

Family

Russell Earl Martin b. May 8, 1922, d. June 17, 2005
Marriage*Lillian Estelle Lawler married Russell Earl Martin on December 16, 1946 at Hopewell, Virginia.11,8 
Divorce* Lillian Estelle Lawler and Russell Earl Martin were divorced on January 30, 1979 at Fresno Co., California.12 

Citations

  1. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  11. [S3304] Ellton Lacey's Family File, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=belacey1&id=I71043
  12. [S1493] California Center for Health Statistics, California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.

Eugene Dennis Lawler1,2,3,4

M, b. January 4, 1921, d. June 2, 1934
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler1,2,5,4 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock1,2,5,4 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     Eugene Dennis Lawler was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.6,3 He was born on January 4, 1921 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4 He died on June 2, 1934 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 13; Died from a diving accident.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 257, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S3411] Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  6. [S3304] Ellton Lacey's Family File, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=belacey1&id=I71043

Ruth Eleanor Lawler1,2,3,4,5

F, b. October 18, 1923, d. May 1, 2004
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler1,2,6,7,8,5 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock1,2,6,7,8,5 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     Her Social Security Number was 225-22-1515.9 Ruth Eleanor Lawler was born on October 18, 1923 at Selma, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,10,5 As of 1948,her married name was McLeod.4 She married Golden Edward McLeod in 1948 at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.11,3,4 Ruth Eleanor Lawler died on May 1, 2004 at Hopewell, Virginia, at age 80.9,3,10,12 She McLeod, Mrs. Ruth Lawler, 80, a homemaker, wife of Golden McLeod. on May 3, 2004.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 257, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 8, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7

Family

Golden Edward McLeod b. May 24, 1922, d. September 2, 2000
Marriage*Ruth Eleanor Lawler married Golden Edward McLeod in 1948 at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina.11,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Ruth Lawler Mcleod obituary in the May 3, 2004 edition.
  4. [S999] Unknown compiler, North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Lawler obituary in Feb 5, 1995 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  11. [S784] Progress-Index, The, From the Lawrence E. McLeod obituary in the May 29, 2011 edition.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Robert Lee Lawler1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 7, 1927, d. February 3, 1995
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler1,6,7,8,2,5 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock1,6,7,8,2,5 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     His Social Security Number was 226-28-1152.9 Robert Lee Lawler was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on September 7, 1927 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,2,5 He married Rosamond Anne "Rosa" Wade on February 17, 1950 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2,5 Robert Lee Lawler died on February 3, 1995 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 67.9,2,4 He LAWLER, Robert Lee, 67, of 203 Ridgewood Circle, Covington, died Friday, February 3, 1995, at the Alleghany Regional Hospital. He was born in Alleghany County on September 7, 1927, son of the late Dennis Nathan and Stella Hancock Lawler. He was a retired machinist foreman for CSX Transportation, member of Epworth United Methodist Church and former Sunday School teacher, a member of the Gideons, and was very active in Boy Scouts of America having formed Selma Troop 92 and served as Scout Master. Mr. Lawler served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. He is survived by his wife, Anne Wade Lawler, Covington; two daughters, Annaleigh L. Barrett, Durham, N.C., Jane L. McManeus, Charlotte, N.C; three sons, Lt. Colonel Dennis R. Lawler, USMC, Wash., Kevin Lawler, Creedmore, N.C., Kelly Lawler, Durham, N.C; three sisters, Martha VanBuren, Clifton Forge, Ruth McLeod, Hopewell, Louise Kirby, Chester; two brothers and sister-in-law, Harry Joe Lawler, Atlanta, Jimmy and Georgia Lawler, Gainesville, Ga; five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, February 6, at Alleghany Memorial Park with the Rev. Jack Davis officiating, interment to follow. on February 5, 1995.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 257, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 8, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia8

Family

Rosamond Anne "Rosa" Wade
Marriage*Robert Lee Lawler married Rosamond Anne "Rosa" Wade on February 17, 1950 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.1,2,5 
Children
  • Anna Leigh Lawler1,2,5
  • Dennis Robert Lawler1,2
  • Jane Watt Lawler2
  • James Kevin Lawler2
  • Joseph Kelley Lawler2,5

Citations

  1. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Lawler obituary in Feb 5, 1995 edition.
  3. [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&
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Martha Elizabeth Lawler1,2,3,4

F, b. December 26, 1928, d. January 16, 2007
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler5,1,2,6,7 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock5,1,2,6,7 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     Martha Elizabeth Lawler was buried at Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia.2,8 She Martha Lawler Van Buren, age 78, of 620 Roxbury Street, Clifton Forge, Virginia, formerly of Selma, died Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at Alleghany Regional Hospital, Low Moor. She was born December 26, 1928 in Selma, Virginia, a daughter of the late Dennis Nathan and Stella Hancock Lawler. She was a retired circulation manager for the former Clifton Forge newspaper “The Daily Review”, and a waitress at various restaurants. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and The Women of the Moose, Chapter 22. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Van Buren, five sisters; Lillian L. Martin, Louise L. Kirby, Magdalene L. Hayth, Ruth L. McLeod, and Phyllis L. Armentrout, three brothers; Robert Lawler, James Lawler, and Eugene Lawler, a son-in-law, Bernard “Pete” Nicely, and two grandchildren; Joseph Wayne Van Buren and Amanda Marie Van Buren, who died at birth. She is survived by two daughters; Eugenia “Genie” Nicely of Iron Gate and Anita V. Boone and husband Rob of Covington, a son, Michael R. Van Buren, Sr. of Williamsburg, a brother, Harry J. Lawler of Atlanta, GA, five grandchildren; Michael R. Van Buren, Jr., Israel T. Boone, Joshua L. Van Buren, Travis L. Nicely, and Megan N. Boone, devoted companion and caregiver, William E. “Pete” Dodd of Clifton Forge, and a number of nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 19, 2007 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge with Reverend Michael Fleenor and Reverend Mike Warren officiating. Interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor. Pallbearers will be Casey Gibson, Harvey Van Buren, Tony Martin, Clyde Martin, William Evans, Jr., Joe Peters, Donnie Carter, Gary Nicely, and Jerry Nicely. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM at Nicely Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 620 Roxbury Street, Clifton Forge.2 Her Social Security Number was 223-30-4009.9 Her married name was Van Buren.2 Her married name was Dodd.10 She married Robert Lee Longo Van Buren.9 Martha Elizabeth Lawler married William Edward "Pete" Dodd Jr.10 Martha Elizabeth Lawler was born on December 26, 1928 at Selma, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,2,8,3,4 She died on January 16, 2007 at Low Moor, Alleghany Co., Virginia, at age 78.9,2,8,3,11

Census Records

1930Dwelling 257, District 4, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 8, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Robert Lee Longo Van Buren b. December 10, 1922, d. May 19, 1957
Marriage*Martha Elizabeth Lawler married Robert Lee Longo Van Buren.9 
Children

Family 2

William Edward "Pete" Dodd Jr. b. April 12, 1936, d. August 4, 2012
Marriage*Martha Elizabeth Lawler married William Edward "Pete" Dodd Jr.10 
Child

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Lawler obituary in Feb 5, 1995 edition.
  8. [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&
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Eugenia Lee Van Buren obituary.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

James Franklin "Jimmie" Lawler1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 13, 1934, d. April 6, 2001
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler1,2,3,6,5 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock1,2,3,6,5 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     His Social Security Number was 223-36-2408.5 James Franklin "Jimmie" Lawler married Unknown Kesee.7 James Franklin "Jimmie" Lawler was born on April 13, 1934 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.4,5 He died on April 6, 2001 at Georgia at age 66.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 8, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia3

Family

Unknown Kesee
Marriage*James Franklin "Jimmie" Lawler married Unknown Kesee.7 

Citations

  1. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  2. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Lawler obituary in Feb 5, 1995 edition.
  7. [S3304] Ellton Lacey's Family File, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=belacey1&id=I71043

Harry Joseph Lawler1,2,3

M, b. February 19, 1938, d. September 8, 2009
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler4,1,2,5,6 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock4,1,2,5,6 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     His Social Security Number was 223-44-8206.7 Harry Joseph Lawler was born on February 19, 1938 at Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia.7,3 He married Diane Barber circa 1967.2,8 Harry Joseph Lawler died on September 8, 2009 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, at age 71.7,2 He Mr. Harry Joseph Lawler, of Atlanta died September 8, 2009. Joe is the son of the late Stella Hancock Lawler and Dennis Nathan Lawler, Clifton Forge, Virginia. Joe was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Diane Barber Lawler. He is survived by his son, Matthew Lawler and his wife, Kelley Lawler and their children Avery and Caroline Lawler of Cumming, Georgia and his daughter, Barbara Lawler Driscoll and her husband Kent Driscoll and their daughter Mary Kent of Memphis, Tennessee. Joe was a graduate of Virginia Tech University and an avid Hokie fan. A memorial service will be held Friday, September 11, 2009 at 4:00 PM at St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, 3110 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, Georgia. In lieu of Flowers, contributions may be made to the Emory ILD Center-Pulmonary Division, Whitehead Biomedical Building, 615 Michael Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30322. on September 10, 2009.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 8, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia5

Family

Diane Barber b. July 3, 1941, d. July 28, 2008
Marriage*Harry Joseph Lawler married Diane Barber circa 1967.2,8 
Children
  • Barbara H. Lawler2,8
  • Matthew R. Lawler2,8

Citations

  1. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  2. [S1573] Atlanta Journal-Constitution, From the Harry Joseph Lawler obituary in the Sep 10, 2009 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert Lee Lawler obituary in Feb 5, 1995 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1573] Atlanta Journal-Constitution, From the Diane Barber Lawler obituary in the Jul 30, 2008 edition.

Phyllis Rhea Lawler1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. October 5, 1931, d. January 25, 1994
FatherDennis Nathan Lawler1,2,7,5,6 b. June 26, 1882, d. April 21, 1949
MotherStella Watt Hancock1,2,7,5,6 b. April 13, 1897, d. June 23, 1983
     Her Social Security Number was 231-32-6001.8 Phyllis Rhea Lawler was buried at Augusta Memorial Park, 1775 Goose Creek Road, Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia.9 She was born on October 5, 1931 at Selma, Alleghany Co., Virginia.8,9,3,4,5 As of June 19, 1948,her married name was Armentrout.6 She married Raymond Ewell "Buck" Armentrout on June 19, 1948 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,6 Phyllis Rhea Lawler died on January 25, 1994 at Durham, Durham Co., North Carolina, at age 62.8,9,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 8, District 3-5, Clifton Forge, Alleghany Co., Virginia7

Family

Raymond Ewell "Buck" Armentrout b. August 3, 1925, d. July 11, 1989
Marriage*Phyllis Rhea Lawler married Raymond Ewell "Buck" Armentrout on June 19, 1948 at Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia.9,6 

Citations

  1. [S771] Bernice Lawler, "Stella Hancock Lawler," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 7, 2005 and Jan 9, 2007.
  2. [S1965] Nicely Funeral Home Obituaries, online http://www.nicelyfuneralhome.com/obituary.pl, From the Martha Lawler Van Buren obituary.
  3. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  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.
  9. [S3303] Augusta Memorial Park, Augusta Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com

Frank Benjamin Shorter Sr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. February 8, 1907, d. May 12, 1980
     Frank Benjamin Shorter Sr. was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.3,6 His Social Security Number was 223-09-0570.7 He was born on February 8, 1907 at Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia; His draft card has a birth date of Jan 8, 1907.7,3,5,6 He married Virginia Ethel Kirby, daughter of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock, circa 1929.1,2,5,8 Frank Benjamin Shorter Sr. died on May 12, 1980 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.7,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 288, District 9, Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1930Freight line truck driver2

Family

Virginia Ethel Kirby b. October 24, 1909, d. May 16, 1982
Marriage*Frank Benjamin Shorter Sr. married Virginia Ethel Kirby, daughter of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock, circa 1929.1,2,5,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S778] Michele M. Brown (granddaughter of Viola Elizabeth Hancock), "Hancock Genealogy," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec13, 2001.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2274] Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Roanoke, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=49961910&CRid=49750&
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Shelby Jean Ellis obituary in the Dec 6, 2004 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [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.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S9189] David C. Brown Funeral Home, online www.davidcbrownfh.com, From the Frank Benjamin Shorter, Jr. obituary.
  9. [S5158] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Walter Lamarr Lovelady Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. August 27, 1912, d. March 12, 1965
     Walter Lamarr Lovelady Sr. was buried at Appomattox Cemetery, 703 North 21st Avenue, Hopewell, Virginia.2,5 His Social Security Number was 223-03-9455.6 He married Edna Mae Kirby, daughter of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock.2,3,5 Walter Lamarr Lovelady Sr. was born on August 27, 1912 at Cartersville, Bartow Co., Georgia.6,2,4,5 He died on March 12, 1965 at Hopewell, Virginia, at age 52.2,5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 93, District 110-4, Hopewell, Virginia1

Occupation

1940Rayon mill pipe fitter1

Family

Edna Mae Kirby b. September 24, 1911, d. December 3, 1992
Marriage*Walter Lamarr Lovelady Sr. married Edna Mae Kirby, daughter of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock.2,3,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2896] Appomattox Cemetery, Hopewell, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=johnson&GSfn=benjamin&GSby=1938&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=65278222&CRid=1492175&df=all&
  3. [S591] Richmond Times - Dispatch, From the Edna Mae Kirby Lovelady obituary in the Dec 4, 1992 edition.
  4. [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.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S605] Office of Vital Statistics and Montana State Genealogical Society State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana, State Deaths, 1907-2016.

Leonard Elton Soltau1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 6, 1920, d. August 24, 2007
     His Social Security Number was 474-20-9428.6 Leonard Elton Soltau was buried at Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, Santa Fe Co., New Mexico.1,2 He was born on October 6, 1920 at Sedan, Pope Co., Minnesota; The Minnesota birth index has a birth date of Oct 16, 1920.1,6,3,4,7,5 He married Dorothy Louise "Dot" Kirby, daughter of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock, on June 15, 1946 at Camp Lee, Prince George Co., Virginia.1,8,3 Leonard Elton Soltau died on August 24, 2007 at New Mexico at age 86.1,6,2,7 He Leonard Elton Soltau, 86, a resident of Albuquerque since 1985 and former resident of Pinecreek, MN, died Friday, August 24, 2007. He is survived by daughter, Suzanne Embree and husband Joseph of Albuquerque; son, Karl Rosazza and wife, Barbara of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Jack Rosazza and wife, Traci, Jenny Rosazza, Jessica Rosazza, F. Kersten, Kevin Kersten, Sr., Brenda Catanach and husband, Manuel; great-grandchildren, Isabella, Ryan, Kevin, Jr, Roy, LeeAnne, Tyler, and Jesse; brother, Stanley Soltau and wife, Mable of Pinecreek, MN. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Soltau, their son, Hoyt Soltau, and brothers and sisters. Mr. Soltau was a proud member of the CCC's and was grateful for the opportunity to serve. Mr. Soltau served 20 years in the U.S. Army. He served during WWII and Korea. He retired after 20 years from the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, MN as body guard to the president of the bank. He was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed by all who knew him. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary Westside Chapel with interment to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Special thank you to the wonderful people at Presbyterian Hospice. French Mortuary 9300 Golf Course Rd. NW (505) 897-0300 on August 25, 2007.2

Family

Dorothy Louise "Dot" Kirby b. July 20, 1919, d. May 15, 2001
Marriage*He married Dorothy Louise "Dot" Kirby, daughter of Luther Herbert Kirby and Viola Elizabeth Hancock, on June 15, 1946 at Camp Lee, Prince George Co., Virginia.1,8,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3300] Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe Co., NM, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S2061] Albuquerque Journal, From the Leonard Elton Soltau obituary in the Aug 25, 2007 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [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.
  5. [S1157] Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  8. [S2061] Albuquerque Journal, From the Dorothy Louise Kirby Rosazza Soltau obituary in the May 17, 2001 edition.
  9. [S2061] Albuquerque Journal, From the Hoyt Elton Soitau obituary in Sep 7, 1995 edition.

Edward Mason Mowery1,2,3

M, b. July 17, 1874, d. January 17, 1916
     Edward Mason Mowery was buried at New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., West Virginia.2 He was born on July 17, 1874 at Summers Co., West Virginia.3 He married Sarah Ethel "Sallie" Light, daughter of Henry Booker Light and Eliza Montgomery, on August 22, 1895 at Summers Co., West Virginia.4 Edward Mason Mowery died on January 17, 1916 at McKendree, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 41.5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 178, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia6

Occupation

1910Coal mine stable boss6

Family

Sarah Ethel "Sallie" Light b. December 18, 1878, d. November 14, 1942
Marriage*Edward Mason Mowery married Sarah Ethel "Sallie" Light, daughter of Henry Booker Light and Eliza Montgomery, on August 22, 1895 at Summers Co., West Virginia.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S781] Ancestors & Family of Melinda Roles Jacquier, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lindyjac&id=I8230
  2. [S2228] New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=6069601&CRid=169160&
  3. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mowery-Light marriage record.
  5. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Ray Harold Mowery1,2,3

M, b. April 21, 1897, d. July 16, 1986
FatherEdward Mason Mowery4,1 b. July 17, 1874, d. January 17, 1916
MotherSarah Ethel "Sallie" Light4,1 b. December 18, 1878, d. November 14, 1942
     His Social Security Number was 719-05-9119.5 Ray Harold Mowery was buried at Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia.1,3 He was born on April 21, 1897 at Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Apr 21, 1896.4,1,5,2 He married Gussie W. Willy/Willey on November 22, 1916 at Summers Co., West Virginia.1,6,7 Ray Harold Mowery died on July 16, 1986 at Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia, at age 89.1,3 He Ray Harold Mowery, 89, of Forest Hill, Summers County, died July 16, 1986, in Summers County Hospital, Hinton, after a long illness. He has lived most of his life in Summers County and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, Forest Hill. He was a retired employee of the Chessie System. Surviving: son, Harold E. of Forest Hill; daughter, Mrs. Orma Tolley of Glen Burnie, Md; half brothers, Richard Olzer of Huntington, Oscar Olzer of Richmond, Va., Julius Olzer of Moundsville; half sister, Mrs. Josephine Allen of Bradley; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Ronald Meadows Funeral Home, Hinton, with the Rev. Bill Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery. on July 17, 1986.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 178, District 12, Fayetteville, Fayette Co., West Virginia4
1930Dwelling 201, District 1, Forest Hill, Summers Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1930Steam railroad signalman8

Family

Gussie W. Willy/Willey b. November 22, 1900, d. January 9, 1975
Marriage*Ray Harold Mowery married Gussie W. Willy/Willey on November 22, 1916 at Summers Co., West Virginia.1,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S781] Ancestors & Family of Melinda Roles Jacquier, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lindyjac&id=I8230
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Ray Harold Mowery obituary in the Jul 17, 1986 edition.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Mowery-Willy marriage record.
  7. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Gussie Mowery obituary in the Jan 10, 1975 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Ruby Glen Mowery1

F, b. April 5, 1905, d. April 4, 1907
FatherEdward Mason Mowery1 b. July 17, 1874, d. January 17, 1916
MotherSarah Ethel "Sallie" Light1 b. December 18, 1878, d. November 14, 1942
     Ruby Glen Mowery was buried at New Hope Church Cemetery, Monroe Co., West Virginia.1 She was born on April 5, 1905 at West Virginia.1 She died on April 4, 1907 at West Virginia at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S781] Ancestors & Family of Melinda Roles Jacquier, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lindyjac&id=I8230