James Eli Ellickson1,2,3,4,5

M, b. October 16, 1923, d. December 6, 1982
     James Eli Ellickson was buried at Union Prairie Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek Co., Iowa.4,5 His Social Security Number was 481-12-5664.6 He was born on October 16, 1923 at Decorah, Winneshiek Co., Iowa.2,7,6,3,4,5 He married Edna Mae Howard, daughter of William Thomas "Willy" Howard Jr. and Bertha Blanch Epperly, on January 5, 1946 at Elizabeth City, Virginia.1,4,8 James Eli Ellickson died on December 6, 1982 at Iowa at age 59.7,4,5 He James Eli Ellickson, 59, of 5345 Harbet Ave. N.W. died Monday at Mercy Hospital following a long illness. Born Oct. 16, 1923, at Decorah, he married Edna Mae Howard on Jan. 5, 1946, at Hampton, Va. A Cedar Rapids resident for 28 years, he was employed by Penick and Ford Co. for 24 years and then by Mercy Hospital for eight months. He was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and served in the Air Force during World War II. Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Susan Sundquist of Madison, Wis., and Joan Mollenhauer of Cedar Rapids; two sons, James E. Jr. of Cedar Rapids and John T. of Walker, Minn; three granddaughters; two sisters, Mrs. Louis Funke of Cedar Rapids and Norma Arvan of Soap Lake, Wash; and a brother, Howard of Cedar Rapids. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church by the Rev. Cedric J. Lofdahl. Burial: Union Prairie Cemetery, Decorah at 1:15 p.m. on December 7, 1982.4

Family

Edna Mae Howard b. February 28, 1926, d. August 15, 2014
Marriage*He married Edna Mae Howard, daughter of William Thomas "Willy" Howard Jr. and Bertha Blanch Epperly, on January 5, 1946 at Elizabeth City, Virginia.1,4,8 
Children
  • Susan Ellickson4,8
  • Joan Ellickson4,8
  • James Eli Ellickson Jr.4,8
  • John T. Ellickson4,8

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5641] State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa, World War II Bonus Case Files, 1947-1954.
  3. [S5375] Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940.
  4. [S2163] Cedar Rapids Gazette, From the James Eli Ellickson obituary in the Dec 7, 1982 edition.
  5. [S7609] Union Prairie Cemetery, Winneshiek Co., IA, online www.findagrave.com/.
  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. [S2163] Cedar Rapids Gazette, From the Edna Mae Ellickson obituary in the Aug 17, 2014 edition.

Charles Allen Smith1

M, b. March 19, 1921, d. August 20, 1998
     His Social Security Number was 235-28-6698.2 Charles Allen Smith was born on March 19, 1921 at Huntington, Cabell Co., West Virginia.2,1 He married Geneva Jane Howard, daughter of William Thomas "Willy" Howard Jr. and Bertha Blanch Epperly, on June 14, 1943 at Dover, Kent Co., Delaware.1 Charles Allen Smith died on August 20, 1998 at California at age 77.2

Family

Geneva Jane Howard b. June 29, 1924, d. May 9, 1984
Marriage*He married Geneva Jane Howard, daughter of William Thomas "Willy" Howard Jr. and Bertha Blanch Epperly, on June 14, 1943 at Dover, Kent Co., Delaware.1 

Citations

  1. [S6275] Unknown compiler, Delaware, Marriage Records, 1750-1954.
  2. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Lorena Mae Jones1,2,3,4

F, b. October 9, 1938, d. January 12, 1999
FatherHarold Allen Jones1,2,3,4,5,6 b. October 12, 1918, d. July 18, 1971
MotherThelma Mae Jarrell1,2,4,5,6 b. October 5, 1913, d. April 8, 1967
     Lorena Mae Jones Lorena Mae Jones Lester, 70, of Arlington, Va., died Jan. 12, 2009, at Hagerstown, Md. Born Oct. 9, 1938, in West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Thelma Jarrell Jones. Also, her husband, Donald F. Lester, preceded her in death on June 19, 2000. Mrs. Lester was a retired administrative assistant for Arlington County, Va. Surviving: brother, Harold Jones; sisters, Sarah Jones, Loretta Williams, Sadie Van Gilder and Nellie Winck; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Graveside rites and committal service were Jan. 17 at High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill with Rev. Jack Barker officiating. Burial followed.4 Her Social Security Number was 232-64-4169.7 She was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on October 9, 1938 at Dorothy, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,4,7 As of January 26, 1963,her married name was Lester.2 She married Donald Fredrick Lester on January 26, 1963 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,4 Lorena Mae Jones died on January 12, 1999 at Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland, at age 60.4,7

Census Records

1940Dwelling 77, District 41-1, Clear Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia6

Family

Donald Fredrick Lester b. December 25, 1938, d. June 19, 2000
Marriage*Lorena Mae Jones married Donald Fredrick Lester on January 26, 1963 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,4 

Citations

  1. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Thelma Jones obituary in the Apr 10, 1967 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lester-Jones marriage certificate.
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Harold Allen Jones obituary in the Jul 20, 1971 edition.
  4. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Lorena Mae Jones Lester obituary.
  5. [S8971] Tribune Chronicle, From the Sadie Marie Jones Van Gilder obituary in the Nov 29, 2020 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Donald Fredrick Lester1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 25, 1938, d. June 19, 2000
     Donald Fredrick Lester was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.6,3 He was born on December 25, 1938 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.2,3,5 He married Lorena Mae Jones, daughter of Harold Allen Jones and Thelma Mae Jarrell, on January 26, 1963 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,7 Donald Fredrick Lester died on June 19, 2000 at Alexandria, Virginia, at age 61.7,3,4

Family

Lorena Mae Jones b. October 9, 1938, d. January 12, 1999
Marriage*He married Lorena Mae Jones, daughter of Harold Allen Jones and Thelma Mae Jarrell, on January 26, 1963 at Scarbro, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,2,7 

Citations

  1. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Thelma Jones obituary in the Apr 10, 1967 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lester-Jones marriage certificate.
  3. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.
  6. [S4671] High Lawn Memorial Park, Fayette Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Lorena Mae Jones Lester obituary.

Sadie Marie Jones1,2,3,4

F, b. August 22, 1953, d. November 25, 2020
FatherHarold Allen Jones1,2,5,3,4 b. October 12, 1918, d. July 18, 1971
MotherThelma Mae Jarrell1,5,3,4 b. October 5, 1913, d. April 8, 1967
     Sadie Marie Jones was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, 6265 Columbia Road, North Olmsted, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.6 She was born on August 22, 1953 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6,4 As of July 29, 1974,her married name was Van Gilder.4 She married Stanley Marvin Van Gilder on July 29, 1974 at Arlington, Virginia.3,4 Sadie Marie Jones died on November 25, 2020 at Ohio at age 67.3 She MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS —Sadie Marie Jones Van Gilder, 67, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. She was the beloved wife of 46 years to Stanley; loving mother of Melissa Bruce (Jeremy) and Laura Loomis (Nicholas); dear grandmother of Tyler, Emily, Brianna and Abigail; dearest great-grandmother of Aria and Vincent; cherished daughter of the late Harold and Thelma Jarrell Jones; caring sister of Loretta Williams and Nellie Winck and the late Lorena Lester, Jimmy Jones, Harold D. Jones and Sarah Jones; and loving aunt to many. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at 11 a.m. also at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. on November 29, 2020.3

Family

Stanley Marvin Van Gilder
Marriage*She married Stanley Marvin Van Gilder on July 29, 1974 at Arlington, Virginia.3,4 
Children
  • Melissa Ann Van Gilder3,7
  • Laura Lynn Van Gilder3,7

Citations

  1. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Thelma Jones obituary in the Apr 10, 1967 edition.
  2. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Harold Allen Jones obituary in the Jul 20, 1971 edition.
  3. [S8971] Tribune Chronicle, From the Sadie Marie Jones Van Gilder obituary in the Nov 29, 2020 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S1902] Tyree Funeral Home Inc. Obituary Archive, online http://www.tyreefuneralhome.com/, From the Lorena Mae Jones Lester obituary.
  6. [S6774] Sunset Memorial Park, Cuyahoga Co., OH, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  7. [S3463] Ohio Vital Records Office, Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1998.

William Clifton Sizemore1,2,3

M, b. March 10, 1905, d. December 22, 1994
     William Clifton Sizemore was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5250 Robert Centre Byrd Drive, Prosperity, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 His Social Security Number was 232-18-1141.4 He married Wanda Leona Lawrence, daughter of Noah Russell Lawrence and Nannie A. Richards.5,6 William Clifton Sizemore was born on March 10, 1905 at McDowell Co., West Virginia.2,4 He died on December 22, 1994 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 89.4,3 He William Clifton Sizemore, 89, of Beckley, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 1994, at his home, following a long illness. Born March 10, 1905 at Keystone, he was the son of the late Wiley L.J. and Malinda E. Foley Sizemore. Mr. Sizemore was a retired coal miner from Eastern Gas and Fuel and attended the Church of the Bible Covenant at Prosperity. He was preceded in death by a son, Jack Russell Sizemore and two brothers, Arthur G. and Mason Sizemore. Survivors include his wife, Wanda L. Lawrence Sizemore; two sons, Brian Sizemore and his wife, Talisa of Beckley and Dale E. Sizemore and his wife, Dottie of Indianapolis, Ind; four daughters, Reba Blevins of Beckley, Joyce Pender of Hollywood, Fla., Reba Grimmett and her husband, Hayward of Sandstone and Frances R. King and her husband, Louis of Indianapolis; 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Allen Ledford and Greg D. Blevins officiating. Entombment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Gerald Blevins, Greg Blevins, Randy Ward, Hayward Grimmett, Tim Blevins and Steve Graham. on December 26, 1994.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 102, District 28-41, Matoaka, Mercer Co., West Virginia1

Occupation

1940Coal miner1

Family

Wanda Leona Lawrence
Marriage*William Clifton Sizemore married Wanda Leona Lawrence, daughter of Noah Russell Lawrence and Nannie A. Richards.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [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.
  3. [S798] Register Herald, From the William Clifton Sizemore obituary in the Dec 26, 1994 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Noah Russell Lawrence obituary in the Aug 5, 1971 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Russell Noah Lawrence obituary in the Aug 22, 1991 edition.
  7. [S4295] Blue Ridge Funeral Homes, online http://www.blueridgefuneralhome.com, From the Jack Russell Sizemore obituary.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William Harvey Gillenwater Jr.1,2,3

M, b. July 11, 1921, d. November 26, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 232-24-7528.4 William Harvey Gillenwater Jr. was born on July 11, 1921 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,4,3 He married Anna Belle Lawrence, daughter of Noah Russell Lawrence and Nannie A. Richards, on November 2, 1946 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 William Harvey Gillenwater Jr. and Anna Belle Lawrence were divorced before September, 1949.5 William Harvey Gillenwater Jr. died on November 26, 1980 at Durham, Durham Co., North Carolina, at age 59.4,3

Family

Anna Belle Lawrence
Marriage*He married Anna Belle Lawrence, daughter of Noah Russell Lawrence and Nannie A. Richards, on November 2, 1946 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1 
Divorce* William Harvey Gillenwater Jr. and Anna Belle Lawrence were divorced before September, 1949.5 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gillenwater-Lawrence marriage record.
  2. [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.
  3. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Emery Darrell Young Jr.1

M, b. September 10, 1934, d. January 18, 2003
FatherEmery Darrell Young1,2 b. September 1, 1908, d. January 12, 1960
MotherGrace Elizabeth Lawrence1,2 b. September 25, 1904, d. September 21, 1991
     His Social Security Number was 233-52-7774.3 Emery Darrell Young Jr. was born on September 10, 1934.3 He died on January 18, 2003 at age 68.3

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Grace Elizabeth Lawrence Young Miller obituary in the Oct 1, 1991 edition.
  2. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Emery Darrell Young obituary in the Jan 14, 1960 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.