Loy Norman Belcher1,2,3,4

M, b. June 3, 1943, d. January 19, 2018
FatherWarren Compton Belcher1,2,3 b. August 4, 1920, d. September 12, 2005
MotherIlene Sarah Elizabeth Weeks1,2,3 b. April 25, 1922, d. December 7, 2007
     Loy Norman Belcher was buried at Laurel Branch Cemetery (aka Goodykoontz Cemetery), Rt. 729 about one-half mile west of Laurel Branch Church of the Brethern, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He married Elizabeth Garland "Liz" Hawk.1 Loy Norman Belcher was born on June 3, 1943 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3 He and Elizabeth Garland "Liz" Hawk were divorced on May 29, 2003 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 Loy Norman Belcher died on January 19, 2018 at Virginia at age 74.3 He Loy Norman Belcher, 74, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, January 19, 2018. Loy was born in Floyd, Va. to the late Warren Compton Belcher and Ilene Weeks Belcher. He is survived by his son Justin; daughter-in-law Martha; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Loy was a kind, loyal and hardworking man who could fix just about anything and was always willing to help anyone in need. Loy was hired as one of the first employees of Ingersoll Rand Roanoke and continued there for over 25 years working in manufacturing. He loved to hike and enjoy nature around his home in Roanoke, Va. and second home in Mauldin, S.C. He was a fiercely independent man who enjoyed projects and loved tinkering with old equipment and machinery. He will be sorely missed by his family and his community. Family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, January 27th at Gardner Funeral Home in Floyd, Va. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Laurel Branch Cemetery with Pastor Angela Carr officiating. on January 25, 2018.3

Family

Elizabeth Garland "Liz" Hawk
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Garland "Liz" Hawk.1 
Divorce* Loy Norman Belcher and Elizabeth Garland "Liz" Hawk were divorced on May 29, 2003 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 
Child
  • Justin Belcher1,2,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Warren Compton Belcher obituary in the Sep 14, 2005 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ilene Sarah Elizabeth Weeks Belcher obituary in the Dec 10, 2007 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Loy Norman Belcher obituary in the Jan 25, 2018 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Althea Reed1,2

F, b. June 23, 1931, d. July 10, 2018
     Althea Reed was buried at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren Church Cemetery, Rt. 750, Alum Ridge, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on June 23, 1931 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 As of June 22, 1949,her married name was Weeks.2 She married George William Weeks Jr., son of George William Weeks and Mary Jane "Jannie" Gathercole, on June 22, 1949 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 Althea Reed died on July 10, 2018 at Virginia at age 87.1 She Althea Reed Weeks, 87 of Floyd, Va., went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. She was preceded by her husband, George Weeks, Jr. She is survived by her sons, Randy (Lois) Weeks and David Weeks; granddaughter, Megan Schumann (Michael); great-grandsons, Porter & Dawson Schumann. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 13, 2018 at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren with Pastor Roy Turpin officiating with interment to follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren. on July 12, 2018.1

Family

George William Weeks Jr.
Marriage*She married George William Weeks Jr., son of George William Weeks and Mary Jane "Jannie" Gathercole, on June 22, 1949 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • David Weeks1
  • Randy Edward Weeks1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Althea Reed Weeks obituary in the Jul 12, 2018 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Dr. Silas Terry Yeatts1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. July 16, 1888, d. April 27, 1948
FatherThomas Alfred Yeatts Sr.1,4,7,6 b. March 15, 1851, d. July 27, 1927
MotherFannie Pearl/Polk Cook1,6 b. August 31, 1871, d. July 11, 1911
     Dr. Silas Terry Yeatts was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He was born on July 16, 1888 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; His gravestone and death certificate have a birth date of Jul 16, 1887.2,3,5,6 He married Maricita Pearl Peake circa 1911.8,6 Dr. Silas Terry Yeatts died on April 27, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 59.5,6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 145, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 166, District 99, Ward 11, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee9
1920Dwelling 48, District 34, Civil District 14, Dyer Co., Tennessee10
1930Dwelling 48, District 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 118, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia11

Occupation

1910Medical college student9
1920Physician10
1930Medical doctor8
1940Medical doctor11

Family

Maricita Pearl Peake b. October 28, 1891, d. August 14, 1984
Marriage*Dr. Silas Terry Yeatts married Maricita Pearl Peake circa 1911.8,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joe Paul Yeatts obituary in the Apr 24, 2000 edition.
  5. [S3630] Jacksonville Burial Ground, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James D. Yeatts obituary in the Jun 9, 2014 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Mary Esther Yeatts1,2,3,4,5

F, b. September 14, 1893, d. November 12, 1975
FatherThomas Alfred Yeatts Sr.1,2,3,5 b. March 15, 1851, d. July 27, 1927
MotherFannie Pearl/Polk Cook1,2 b. August 31, 1871, d. July 11, 1911
     Mary Esther Yeatts was buried at Edgewater New Smyrna Cemetery, 700 South Ridgewood Avenue, Edgewater, Volusia Co., Florida.4,6 She was born on September 14, 1893 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,6 As of circa 1911,her married name was Hester.4 She married Dr. James Harvey Hester circa 1911.4 Mary Esther Yeatts died on November 12, 1975 at Volusia Co., Florida, at age 82.4,7,6 She FLORIDA -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E. Hester, 82, 831 Fairway Drive, New Smyrna Beach who died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 1975 were held Friday, Nov. 14 at the Hughey Funeral Home Chapel in New Smyrna Beach, Florida with the Rev. John C. Trois officiating. Interment followed in the Edgewater Cemetery, Edgewater, Florida. She was the widow of Dr. J. M. Hester. A native of Floyd County, Mrs. Hester had been a resident of New Smyrna Beach for 22 years coming from Miami, Florida. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of New Smyrna Beach. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. L. L. Highbaugh, Sr., Louisville, Kentucky; one son, Raymond H. Hester, New Smyrna Beach, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Smith, Floyd; one brother, Cook Yeatts of Floyd; 5 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Also surviving are 3 half brothers, Tommy Yeatts, Copper Hill; David and Paul Yeatts, Charlottesville; one half sister, Mrs. Elinos Whitlock, Floyd. on November 20, 1975.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 145, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 250, District 49, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 77, District 25, Spring Garden, Jefferson Co., Kentucky8
1930Dwelling 282, District 14, Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky9

Family

Dr. James Harvey Hester b. May 24, 1879, d. December 11, 1967
Marriage*Mary Esther Yeatts married Dr. James Harvey Hester circa 1911.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joe Paul Yeatts obituary in the Apr 24, 2000 edition.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Mary E. Hester obituary in the Nov 20, 1975 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James D. Yeatts obituary in the Jun 9, 2014 edition.
  6. [S8707] Edgewater New Smyrna Cemetery, Volusia Co., FL, online www.findagrave.com.
  7. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Maricita Pearl Peake1

F, b. October 28, 1891, d. August 14, 1984
     Her Social Security Number was 223-92-4463.2 Maricita Pearl Peake was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She was born on October 28, 1891 at Kentucky.2,1 As of circa 1911,her married name was Yeatts.3 She married Dr. Silas Terry Yeatts, son of Thomas Alfred Yeatts Sr. and Fannie Pearl/Polk Cook, circa 1911.3,1 Maricita Pearl Peake died on August 14, 1984 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 92.2,1

Census Records

1920Dwelling 48, District 34, Civil District 14, Dyer Co., Tennessee4
1930Dwelling 48, District 4, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 118, District 32-5, Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

Dr. Silas Terry Yeatts b. July 16, 1888, d. April 27, 1948
Marriage*Maricita Pearl Peake married Dr. Silas Terry Yeatts, son of Thomas Alfred Yeatts Sr. and Fannie Pearl/Polk Cook, circa 1911.3,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 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.

Raymond C. Yeatts1,2

M, b. September 20, 1918, d. November, 1981
FatherJames Cook Yeatts Sr.1,3,2 b. July 23, 1890, d. August 23, 1985
MotherShannie D. Lawrence1,3,2 b. April 6, 1890, d. April 4, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 228-16-2900.4 Raymond C. Yeatts was born on September 20, 1918 at Virginia.1,4 He died in November, 1981 at age 63.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 69, District 97, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 154, District 10, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 79, District 32-12, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Occupation

1940Farm laborer2

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Nelson Harry Yeatts1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 24, 1924, d. June 12, 1999
FatherJames Cook Yeatts Sr.1,2 b. July 23, 1890, d. August 23, 1985
MotherShannie D. Lawrence1,2 b. April 6, 1890, d. April 4, 1980
     Nelson Harry Yeatts was buried at Jacksonville Burial Ground, Rt. 8, 0.25 miles south of Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He married Hazel Bolt.6 Nelson Harry Yeatts was born on June 24, 1924 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,7 He married Zelda Inez Unknown on July 9, 1953 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.4 Nelson Harry Yeatts and Zelda Inez Unknown were divorced on December 13, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 Nelson Harry Yeatts died on June 12, 1999 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 74.3,5 He YEATTS, Nelson Harry, 74, of Floyd passed away Saturday, June 12, 1999, at Lewis-Gale Hospital. He was owner and operator of Floyd Cab for 25 years. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Hubbard Yeatts of Floyd; three step-daughters and husbands, Lois and Dale Pugh of Floyd, Barbara and Kelly Kidd of Floyd, Debbie and Jerry Huff of Christiansburg; one step-son and wife, David and Gladys Hubbard Christiansburg; six step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and two nephews, James Cook Yeatts III of Mount Airy, NC, and Larry Yeatts of Roanoke. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joseph Womack officiating. Burial will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Maberry Funeral Home. on June 13, 1999.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 154, District 10, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 79, District 32-12, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia2

Family 1

Hazel Bolt d. November 7, 2015
Marriage*Nelson Harry Yeatts married Hazel Bolt.6 

Family 2

Zelda Inez Unknown
Marriage*Nelson Harry Yeatts married Zelda Inez Unknown on July 9, 1953 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.4 
Divorce* Nelson Harry Yeatts and Zelda Inez Unknown were divorced on December 13, 1956 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nelson Harry Yeatts in the Jun 13, 1999 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Hazel Hubbard Yeatts in the Nov 9, 2015 edition.
  7. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Fannie Mildred Graham1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. December 31, 1916, d. August 28, 1971
FatherAndrew Lester Graham Sr.1,2,3,4,5,7 b. December 19, 1891, d. August 18, 1964
MotherAnnie Pearl Yeatts1,2,3,4,5,7 b. January 3, 1897, d. May 6, 1972
     Fannie Mildred Graham was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.8,7 She was born on December 31, 1916 at Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,8,7 As of September 18, 1940,her married name was Dallas.5 She married Thomas Spencer Dallas on September 18, 1940 at Martinsville, Virginia.5,6,7 Fannie Mildred Graham died on August 28, 1971 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 54.8,7

Census Records

1920Dwelling 6, District 162, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 152, District 10, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 248, District 41-22, Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina9

Occupation

1940Nurse9

Family

Thomas Spencer Dallas b. December 12, 1913, d. April 25, 1962
Marriage*Fannie Mildred Graham married Thomas Spencer Dallas on September 18, 1940 at Martinsville, Virginia.5,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Andrew Lester Graham, Jr. obituary in the Mar 7, 2002 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S3235] Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1810] Commercial Appeal, The, From the Thomas Spencer Dallas, Jr. obituary in the Aug 10, 2017 edition.