Mattie Cellala Davis1,2

F, b. October 6, 1916, d. March 2, 2008
     Mattie Cellala Davis was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 She was born on October 6, 1916 at Blacksburg, Virginia.1 As of November 25, 1933,her married name was Kropff.2 She married Howard Joseph Kropff, son of William Joseph Kropff and Matilda Alice Poff, on November 25, 1933 at Radford, Virginia.1,2 Mattie Cellala Davis died on March 2, 2008 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 91.1 She Mattie (Cellala) Davis Kropff, 91, of Salem, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2008, at Richfield Recovery and Care Center. She was born in Blacksburg, Va., on October 6, 1916, to the late Lucy E. Smith and James Arthur Davis. The family moved to Salem when Cellala was very young. Cellala was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Joseph Kropff. She is survived by her son, Roger Allen Kropff ;and daughter, Patricia E. Kropff Akers and her husband, David H. Akers; sisters, Ruby K. Mullins and Elizabeth Saunders and her husband, O.E. Saunders; grandchildren, Regina E. Altizer, Cellala E. Altizer, Johanna E. Kirsop and Joseph Gregory Kropff; great-grandchildren, Jonathan C. Bentley, Amanda E. Bentley and Kaehla E. Kirsop; nieces and nephews, Betty Chandler, Peggy Joann Thompson, Joyce Brown, Thomas Marshall David, and Jerry Davis; and greatnieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lotz Funeral Home, Salem Chapel. She will be laid to rest next to her husband of 61 years in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. on March 3, 2008.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 72, District 81-21, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3

Family

Howard Joseph Kropff b. May 12, 1912, d. September 18, 1994
Marriage*Mattie Cellala Davis married Howard Joseph Kropff, son of William Joseph Kropff and Matilda Alice Poff, on November 25, 1933 at Radford, Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Patricia Elaine Kropff4,1
  • Roger Allen Kropff4,1,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mattie Davis Kropff obituary in the Mar 3, 2008 edition.
  2. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard Joseph Kropff obituary in the Sep 19, 1994 edition.

Nina M. Young1

F, b. circa 1935, d. December 24, 1994
FatherBoliver B. Young1,2 b. December 12, 1897, d. December 10, 1948
MotherAlice A. Conner1,2 b. August 3, 1902, d. February 21, 1993
     Nina M. Young was buried at Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Charles.1 She married Aaron Charles.1 Nina M. Young was born circa 1935 at Hemphill, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1 She died on December 24, 1994 at Bluefield, Tazewell Co., Virginia.1 She CHARLES, Nina M., 59, of Elbert, W.Va., died Saturday, December 24, 1994, at Bluefield, W.Va. Hospital. She was born in Hemphill, W.Va. the daughter of the late Boliver B. and Alice Conner Young. She had been a resident of Elbert for the past 53 years, a member of the Advent Christian Church in Elbert. She was formerly employed by McDowell County Board of Education as a Remedial Reading Aide at Gary Elementary School. She is preceded in death by a brother, Clayton D. Young and two sisters, Marie and Zella. Survivors include her husband, Aaron Charles of Elbert, W.Va; one son, Dennis Charles of Hardy; two daughters, Mrs. Hossein (Dawn) Rezai of Lynchburg, Dana R. Charles of Blue Ridge; three grandchildren, Michael L. Charles, Daniel and Nina Rezai. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, at Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch W.Va. with the Rev. Doug Abel officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens Cemetery on the Bluefield-Tazewell, Va. Road. Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fanning Funeral Home, Welch, W.Va. on December 26, 1994.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 198, District 24-39, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia2

Family

Aaron Charles
Marriage*Nina M. Young married Aaron Charles.1 
Children
  • Dennis Charles1
  • Dawn Charles1
  • Dana R. Charles1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nina M. Charles obituary in the May 26, 1994 edition.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Clayton D. Young1,2,3

M, b. January 28, 1931, d. May 26, 1989
FatherBoliver B. Young1,2 b. December 12, 1897, d. December 10, 1948
MotherAlice A. Conner1,2 b. August 3, 1902, d. February 21, 1993
     Clayton D. Young was buried at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on January 28, 1931 at Virginia.2,3 He died on May 26, 1989 at age 58.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 198, District 24-39, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nina M. Charles obituary in the May 26, 1994 edition.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4352] Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, McDowell Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com

Zella D. Young1,2,3

F, b. November 21, 1923, d. February 18, 1929
FatherBoliver B. Young1,2,3 b. December 12, 1897, d. December 10, 1948
MotherAlice A. Conner1,2,3 b. August 3, 1902, d. February 21, 1993
     Zella D. Young was buried at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co., West Virginia.2,3 She was born on November 21, 1923 at Hemphill, McDowell Co., West Virginia.2,3 She died on February 18, 1929 at Welch, McDowell Co., West Virginia, at age 5; Died from being burned.2,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nina M. Charles obituary in the May 26, 1994 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Zella Young death certificate.
  3. [S4352] Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, McDowell Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com

Creasie Alice Dalton1

F, b. June 18, 1918, d. January 6, 1995
     Creasie Alice Dalton was born on June 18, 1918 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 As of February 7, 1973,her married name was Aldridge.1 She married Billie Andrew "Bill" Aldridge Sr., son of Charles Walker "Charlie" Aldridge and Grace Prudence "Gracie" Palmer, on February 7, 1973 at Frederick Co., Virginia.1 Creasie Alice Dalton died on January 6, 1995 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 76.2 She ALDRIDGE, C. Alice, 76, of Roanoke, died late Friday, January 6, 1995, at Lewis Gale Hospital. Born in Floyd County, she had lived in Roanoke most of her life. She had been employed with Leggett Department Stores for several years. Survivors include her husband, Billie A. Aldridge of Roanoke; stepchildren, Billie A. Aldridge Jr. of Henderson, Ken., Mike K. Aldridge of Salem, Daniel G. Aldridge of Denver, Colo., Timothy S. Aldridge, Brian G. Aldridge, both of Roanoke, Jenny S. Hall of Botetourt; 10 stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, Jessie Dalton of Daleville; a sister, Bertha Harper of Madison Heights; a special friend, Dee Johnson; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 9, 1995, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of John M. Oakey and Son in Salem with the Rev. Scott Taylor officiating. The family received friends from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Arrangements by John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home, S alem. on January 9, 1995.2

Family

Billie Andrew "Bill" Aldridge Sr. b. January 5, 1927, d. May 9, 2011
Marriage*She married Billie Andrew "Bill" Aldridge Sr., son of Charles Walker "Charlie" Aldridge and Grace Prudence "Gracie" Palmer, on February 7, 1973 at Frederick Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the C. Alice Aldridge obituary in the Jan 9, 1995 edition.