James Dorn Yeattes1,2

M, b. January 27, 1962, d. September 6, 2018
FatherJudge John Frank Yeattes Jr.1,3,2 b. June 6, 1922, d. April 2, 2010
MotherDoris Dorn Jones1,2
     James Dorn Yeattes was buried at Green Hill Cemetery, 901 Wharton Street, Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina.2 He was born on January 27, 1962 at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina.1 He died on September 6, 2018 at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 56.2 He GREENSBORO Mr. James "Dorn" Yeattes, 56, of Greensboro, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Peace United Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Greensboro. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 until 2 p.m. at the church. Born in Greensboro, Dorn graduated from Smith High School and worked as a self-employed mechanic. He was a life-long member of Peace United Church of Christ, where he was an active member of the men's fellowship. In Dorn's younger days, he was a member of the Boy Scout Troop #160, worked a paper route for the Greensboro News and Record, and drove a school bus. He was what he considered himself to be an urban gardener and sold the fruits of his labor at a local farmer's market by Sticks and Stones off Elam Ave. He was loved by many and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his father, John Frank Yeattes, Jr. Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Doris Jones Yeattes of Greenboro; brother, Jeff Yeattes and his wife Karen of Greensboro; sister, Annette Yeattes Green and her husband James of Rural Hall; several cousins and other extended family. on September 9, 2018.2

Citations

  1. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  2. [S1784] Greensboro News & Record, From the James Dorn Yeattes obituary in the Sep 9, 2018 edition.
  3. [S1784] Greensboro News & Record, From the Carrie Jobe Yeattes obituary in the Feb 18, 1994 edition.

Bernice Wood "B.W." Vest1,2,3,4

M, b. August 15, 1916, d. June 25, 1997
FatherAllen David Vest5,6,7,8,3 b. July 21, 1888, d. December 4, 1944
MotherLaura Gertrude Wood5,6,7,8,3 b. September 5, 1894, d. September 17, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 238-18-3860.9 Bernice Wood "B.W." Vest was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 He married Virginia Essie Jett, daughter of Charles M. Jett and Iva E. Martin.1 Bernice Wood "B.W." Vest was born on August 15, 1916 at Virginia.9 He died on June 25, 1997 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 80.9,3,4 He VEST, Bernice Wood, ("B. W."), 80, of Salem, went to join his beloved wife, Virginia (Jennie) in Heaven Wednesday, June 25, 1997. He had been confined to bed for the last two years due to arthritis and diabetes. He was at home under the loving care of his daughter and son-in-law. He served in the Army in the Medical Corp during World War II. He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He was a member of American Legion Post #3 and a life member of the D.A.V. Post #3. He worked in the insurance and automobile businesses for over 45 years. He was nicknamed "Big Wheel" by local auto workers. He retired from Toyota of Roanoke Valley in 1982 as Vice President and General Manager. He enjoyed gardening and landscaping. He was a member of Woodbridge Neighborhood Association. He was an avid fan of professional football, specifically the Red Skins and Winston Cup Racing, especially Bill Elliott. He was a long time member of Northminster Presbyterian Church, where he served as Deacon and also Chairman of the Board of Deacons. He was the eldest son of the late Allen and Gertrude Vest. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Bob Mentel, Salem; son and daughter-in-law, Joey and Kimberly Vest, Danville; granddaughter, Samantha Vest, Danville; a loving brother and sister-in-law, David and Susie Vest, Floyd; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Sandy and Sandra Lucas, Roanoke; nephews and nieces, Allen, Ellen and Marcee Vest, Floyd, Dr. Yvonne Thayer, Atlanta, Ga; a very special friend, his Cocker Spaniel, Ginger, as well as Dixie and Mingo; also surviving are many cousins and friends. Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Friday, June 27, 1997 at Northminister Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. David Kirk officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 26 at Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3911 Greenland Avenue, Roanoke, Va. 24012. Arrangements are being handled by Lotz Funeral Home, Salem. on June 26, 1997.3

Census Records

1920Dwelling 28, District 98, Matoaka, Mercer Co., West Virginia5
1930Dwelling 40, District 10, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 88, District 32-12, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Highway laborer7

Family

Virginia Essie Jett b. February 16, 1923, d. March 14, 1990
Marriage*Bernice Wood "B.W." Vest married Virginia Essie Jett, daughter of Charles M. Jett and Iva E. Martin.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Jett Vest obituary in the Mar 15, 1990 edition.
  2. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bernice Wood Vest obituary in the Jun 26, 1997 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Allen David Vest, Jr. obituary in the Mar 6, 2001 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Allen Vest obituary in the Feb 17, 2011 edition.

Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. January 27, 1956, d. February 14, 2011
FatherBernice Wood "B.W." Vest1,2,4,6 b. August 15, 1916, d. June 25, 1997
MotherVirginia Essie Jett1,2,4,6 b. February 16, 1923, d. March 14, 1990
     Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest was born on January 27, 1956 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4 He married Judy Gail Bush on December 23, 1988 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest and Judy Gail Bush were divorced on January 13, 1992 at Danville, Virginia.7 Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest married Kimberly Kay Turner on September 18, 1992 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest and Kimberly Kay Turner were divorced on October 25, 2005 at Danville, Virginia.7 Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest married Dawn Renea Burk on December 6, 2007 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest died on February 14, 2011 at Virginia at age 55.5 He Joseph Allen (Joey) Vest, 55, of Danville, Va., went to join his parents, B.W. and Jennie Vest; and his beloved dog, Dargo, in heaven on Monday, February 14, 2011. He had suffered with kidney disease for many years. He served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam Era War. He worked in the automobile business for more than 30 years with Toyota of Roanoke Valley and Toyota of Danville. Joey received several awards for excellence in care he provided. He enjoyed cooking, spending time with family and friends as well as his puppy, Peyton. He was an avid fan of profession football specifically the Indianapolis Colts and the NASCAR racing, especially Kyle Busch (#18). He also enjoyed deer hunting and other outdoor activities. He was a devout fan of the "Rolling Stones." He was the son of the late B.W. and Jennie Vest. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife, Dawn Vest. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Bob Mentel, of Salem; aunt, Susie Vest, of Floyd; uncle and aunt, Sandy and Sandra Lucas, of Roanoke; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, George and Angie Roos, of Danville; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Niles and Jean Burk, of Danville; nephews and niece, Zac, George and Katie of Danville; cousins, Allen, Ellen, and Dr. Marcee Vest, of Floyd, and Dr. Yvonne Thayer, of Atlanta, Ga. Also surviving are numerous childhood friends and a very special friend, his blue Doberman, Peyton. A Memorial Service will be conducted 1 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2011, at New Hope Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Cameron Smith officiating. on February 17, 2011.6

Family 1

Judy Gail Bush
Marriage*He married Judy Gail Bush on December 23, 1988 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest and Judy Gail Bush were divorced on January 13, 1992 at Danville, Virginia.7 

Family 2

Kimberly Kay Turner
Marriage*Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest married Kimberly Kay Turner on September 18, 1992 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest and Kimberly Kay Turner were divorced on October 25, 2005 at Danville, Virginia.7 
Child
  • Samantha Vest2

Family 3

Dawn Renea Burk
Marriage*Joseph Allen "Joey" Vest married Dawn Renea Burk on December 6, 2007 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Jett Vest obituary in the Mar 15, 1990 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bernice Wood Vest obituary in the Jun 26, 1997 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph Allen Vest obituary in the Feb 17, 2011 edition.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Elizabeth Linthicum1

F, d. before October 22, 1816
FatherThomas Linthicum IV1 b. June 1, 1725, d. before September 19, 1796
MotherSarah Bennett1 d. after September 19, 1796
     As of November 4, 1795,her married name was Rigney.1 Elizabeth Linthicum married Jesse Rigney on November 4, 1795 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 Elizabeth Linthicum died before October 22, 1816; Her husband remarried on this date.1

Family

Jesse Rigney b. circa 1765, d. circa 1830
Marriage*She married Jesse Rigney on November 4, 1795 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1526] Charles Rigney Family, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/e/William-L-Creel/GENE1-0002.html
  2. [S1522] VA Pittsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, VA, Will Book, Volume 1, Page 434. will of Thomas Linthicum.

Jesse Rigney1

M, b. circa 1765, d. circa 1830
     Jesse Rigney was born circa 1765 at Virginia.1 He married Elizabeth Linthicum, daughter of Thomas Linthicum IV and Sarah Bennett, on November 4, 1795 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 Jesse Rigney died circa 1830 at Greensburg, Green Co., Kentucky.1

Family

Elizabeth Linthicum d. before October 22, 1816
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Linthicum, daughter of Thomas Linthicum IV and Sarah Bennett, on November 4, 1795 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1526] Charles Rigney Family, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/e/William-L-Creel/GENE1-0002.html
  2. [S1522] VA Pittsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, VA, Will Book, Volume 1, Page 434. will of Thomas Linthicum.

Jane Rigney1

F, b. before April 4, 1796
FatherJesse Rigney1 b. circa 1765, d. circa 1830
MotherElizabeth Linthicum1 d. before October 22, 1816
     Jane Rigney was born before April 4, 1796 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; She is mentioned in her grandfather Thomas Linthicum's will written on this date.1 As of June 17, 1817,her married name was Cunningham. She married Thomas Cunningham on June 17, 1817 at Casey Co., Kentucky.

Family

Thomas Cunningham
Marriage*Jane Rigney married Thomas Cunningham on June 17, 1817 at Casey Co., Kentucky. 

Citations

  1. [S1522] VA Pittsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, VA, Will Book, Volume 1, Page 434. will of Thomas Linthicum.

Mary "Polly" Rigney1

F, b. circa 1796
FatherJesse Rigney1 b. circa 1765, d. circa 1830
MotherElizabeth Linthicum1 d. before October 22, 1816
     Mary "Polly" Rigney was born circa 1796 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 As of November 12, 1816,her married name was Blount.2 She married Miles Blount on November 12, 1816 at Liberty, Case Co., Kentucky.2

Family

Miles Blount
Marriage*Mary "Polly" Rigney married Miles Blount on November 12, 1816 at Liberty, Case Co., Kentucky.2 

Citations

  1. [S1522] VA Pittsylvania County, Pittsylvania County, VA, Will Book, Volume 1, Page 434. will of Thomas Linthicum.
  2. [S1526] Charles Rigney Family, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/e/William-L-Creel/GENE1-0002.html

Sally Rigney1

F, b. circa 1797, d. July 15, 1861
FatherJesse Rigney2 b. circa 1765, d. circa 1830
MotherElizabeth Linthicum2 d. before October 22, 1816
     Sally Rigney was buried at Wickerville Cemetery, Hart Co., Kentucky.1 She was born circa 1797 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 As of June 17, 1817,her married name was Cunningham.1 She married Thomas Cunningham on June 17, 1817 at Casey Co., Kentucky.1 Sally Rigney died on July 15, 1861 at Kentucky.1

Family

Thomas Cunningham
Marriage*She married Thomas Cunningham on June 17, 1817 at Casey Co., Kentucky.1 

Citations

  1. [S2033] John Grady, "Sally Rigney," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun 8, 2010.
  2. [S1526] Charles Rigney Family, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/e/William-L-Creel/GENE1-0002.html

Anderson Rigney1

M, b. April 12, 1800, d. March 7, 1871
FatherJesse Rigney1 b. circa 1765, d. circa 1830
MotherElizabeth Linthicum1 d. before October 22, 1816
     Anderson Rigney married Rachel Unknown.2 Anderson Rigney was born on April 12, 1800 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 He died on March 7, 1871 at Green Co., Kentucky, at age 70.1

Census Records

1850Dwelling 524, District 2, Casey Co., Kentucky2

Occupation

1850Blacksmith2

Family

Rachel Unknown b. circa 1800
Marriage*Anderson Rigney married Rachel Unknown.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1526] Charles Rigney Family, online http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/c/r/e/William-L-Creel/GENE1-0002.html
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.

Alsey Yates1

F
FatherStephen Yates Sr.1 b. circa 1748/49, d. 1836
MotherLydia Parsons1 b. 1747/48, d. 1805
     As of May 9, 1808,her married name was Hardy.1 Alsey Yates married Banister Hardy on May 9, 1808 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1

Family

Banister Hardy b. 1785, d. January, 1865
Marriage*Alsey Yates married Banister Hardy on May 9, 1808 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S1527] Kathleen Booth Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania Co., VA 1806-1830.

Banister Hardy1,2

M, b. 1785, d. January, 1865
     Banister Hardy was born in 1785 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He married Alsey Yates, daughter of Stephen Yates Sr. and Lydia Parsons, on May 9, 1808 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 Banister Hardy died in January, 1865 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2

Family

Alsey Yates
Marriage*He married Alsey Yates, daughter of Stephen Yates Sr. and Lydia Parsons, on May 9, 1808 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S1527] Kathleen Booth Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania Co., VA 1806-1830.
  2. [S2414] Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1917, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708697

Letitia "Lettie" Yates1,2

F, b. November 15, 1821
FatherSamuel Yates1 b. January 22, 1776, d. May 22, 1836
MotherMary "Polly" Davis1 b. October 5, 1774, d. April 19, 1858
     Letitia "Lettie" Yates was born on November 15, 1821 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 As of November 14, 1842,her married name was Parsons.1 She married William R. Parsons on November 14, 1842 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; Her Confederate Pension application has a marriage date of Nov 15, 1842.1,2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 629, Northern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 38, District 72, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 99, District 90, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5

Family

William R. Parsons b. circa 1823, d. November 7, 1910
Marriage*Letitia "Lettie" Yates married William R. Parsons on November 14, 1842 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; Her Confederate Pension application has a marriage date of Nov 15, 1842.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1515] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County VA 1831-1861.
  2. [S4547] Unknown compiler, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

William R. Parsons1,2,3,4

M, b. circa 1823, d. November 7, 1910
     William R. Parsons was born circa 1823 at Virginia.1,3 He married Letitia "Lettie" Yates, daughter of Samuel Yates and Mary "Polly" Davis, on November 14, 1842 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; Her Confederate Pension application has a marriage date of Nov 15, 1842.1,2 William R. Parsons died on November 7, 1910 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 629, Northern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3
1900Dwelling 38, District 72, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1910Dwelling 99, District 90, Callands, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1850Overseer3

Family

Letitia "Lettie" Yates b. November 15, 1821
Marriage*William R. Parsons married Letitia "Lettie" Yates, daughter of Samuel Yates and Mary "Polly" Davis, on November 14, 1842 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; Her Confederate Pension application has a marriage date of Nov 15, 1842.1,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1515] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County VA 1831-1861.
  2. [S4547] Unknown compiler, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Sarah F. Yates1,2

F, b. circa 1829
FatherJoseph M. Yates1 b. circa 1783, d. before August 20, 1883
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" Johnson1
     Sarah F. Yates was born circa 1829 at Virginia.1,3 As of January 17, 1842,her married name was Newby.1 She married Albert Newby on January 17, 1842 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 995, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 1735, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1870Dwelling 2445, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 280, District 168, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia6

Family

Albert Newby b. circa 1815
Marriage*Sarah F. Yates married Albert Newby on January 17, 1842 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1515] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County VA 1831-1861.
  2. [S437] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.