Annie Lee Conner1,2,3,4

F, b. July 18, 1922, d. May 13, 1999
FatherRalph Edward Conner1,2,3,5,6 b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
MotherAlpha Carnegia King1,3,5,6 b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
     Annie Lee Conner was buried at Green Hill Cemetery, West 10th Street, Buena Vista, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.3 Her Social Security Number was 231-16-1967.7 She was born on July 18, 1922 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.7,1,3 As of September 25, 1943,her married name was Huffman.4 She married Paul Timothy Huffman on September 25, 1943 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,8,9,4,10 Annie Lee Conner died on May 13, 1999 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, at age 76.7,3 She HUFFFMAN, Annie Lee Conner, 76, of Buena Vista, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 13, 1999 in the Stonewall Jackson Hospital. Annie was born in Montgomery County on July 18, 1922, the eldest of eight children born to the late Ralph E. Conner and Alpha King Conner. She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 52 years, Paul T. Huffman; four brothers, Roy Conner, Raymond Conner, Wilmer Conner and James Conner. She was a member of the Grace Trinity Church, Buena Vista and held several public jobs in Roanoke County and also in Buena Vista. After her marriage to Paul she moved from Roanoke County to Buena Vista and worked while Paul was serving in World War II. Her last place of employment was Bernson Silk Mills. Left to cherish her memories are two daughters and sons-in-laws, Barbara and Paul Majors Sr., and Darlene and Robert Sloan all of Buena Vista; four beloved grandchildren and their spouses, James and Marlene Shafer, Amy and Chad Huffman, Tammy Shafer and Paul and Dawn Majors Jr. She was to be the great-grandmother of two precious children to be born in September and December. Also surviving are a sister, Ruby Gibson of Roanoke; and two brothers, Howard Conner of Montvale, and Douglas Conner of Clarksville, Tenn; a special friend and companion Dottie Lynn; and a devoted nephew, Richard Garrett, and many nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 1999 from the Grace Trinity Church with Pastors Jim Reynolds and Bruce Clark officiating with burial to follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, May 14, 1999 from 7 to 8p.m at the Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Service, Buena Vista. on May 14, 1999.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 287, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Paul Timothy Huffman b. May 30, 1924, d. June 23, 1995
Marriage*Annie Lee Conner married Paul Timothy Huffman on September 25, 1943 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,8,9,4,10 
Children
  • Barbara Ann Huffman8,3,4,10
  • Darlene Gail Huffman8,3,4,10

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ralph Edward Conner obituary in the Oct 27, 1991 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie Lee Conner Huffman obituary in the May 14, 1999 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Huffman 50th wedding anniversary announcement in the Oct 24, 1993 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  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.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Timothy Huffman obituary in the Jun 25, 1995 edition.
  9. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Wilmer Andrew "Tailpipe" Conner1,2,3,4

M, b. February 8, 1924, d. August 10, 1994
FatherRalph Edward Conner1,5,6,7,8,4 b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
MotherAlpha Carnegia King1,7,8,4 b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 231-16-1980.5 Wilmer Andrew "Tailpipe" Conner was buried at Piedmont Cemetery, Rt. 11 to Shawsville, turn at nursing home, Rt. 637, about 8 miles on the left, Montgomery Co., Virginia.9,3 He was born on February 8, 1924 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,4 He married Christine Lewis Tinsley on February 7, 1948 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,10,11,2,4 Wilmer Andrew "Tailpipe" Conner died on August 10, 1994 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 70.5,3 He CONNER, Wilmer Andrew, (Tailpipe), 70, of 2018 Willis Hollow Rd., Shawsville, died Wednesday, August 10, 1994 in the Salem Veterans Hospital. He had retired from Kroger where he worked as a diesel mechanic for 40 years. He was a faithful member of Gospel Baptist Church for over 30 years where he was a deacon and a trustee. He was actively involved in the New Convert Discipleship Ministry at the church. He also was an Army Veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Christine T. Conner; two sons and daughter-in-law, Elmer A. and Roberta L. Conner, Franklin Co., John Edward "Eddie" Conner, Blacksburg; two daughters and son-in-law, Ruth E. and Mike E. Hawkins, Roanoke, Nancy C. Linkous, Lynchburg; four grandchildren, Susan L. Bell, David Linkous, Dallas Richards, and Andrew Conner; two great- granddaughters, Elizabeth and Sarah Bell; three brothers, Howard Conner, James Conner both of Roanoke, Douglas Conner, Clarksville, Tenn; two sisters, Annie Huffman, Buena Vista, Ruby Gibson, Roanoke. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 13, at the Gospel Baptist Church, near Dixie Caverns with the Rev. Samuel J. Huntley officiating. Burial will follow in the Piedmont Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday at the John M. Oakey and Son Funeral Home, Salem Friday, 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on August 12, 1994.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 287, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia8

Family

Christine Lewis Tinsley b. October 2, 1924, d. March 10, 2012
Marriage*Wilmer Andrew "Tailpipe" Conner married Christine Lewis Tinsley on February 7, 1948 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,10,11,2,4 
Children
  • Elmer Alfred Conner3,2,4
  • Ruth Elaine Conner3,2,4
  • Nancy Elizabeth Conner3,2
  • John Edward "Eddie" Conner3,2

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Christine Lewis Tinsley Conner obituary in the Mar 11, 2012 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilmer Andrew Conner obituary in the Aug 12, 1994 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ralph Edward Conner obituary in the Oct 27, 1991 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S240] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Piedmont Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  10. [S195] Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage License.
  11. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.

Roy Melvin Conner1

M, b. October 27, 1925, d. November 19, 1946
FatherRalph Edward Conner2,3,4,1 b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
MotherAlpha Carnegia King2,3,4,1 b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
     Roy Melvin Conner was buried at Otey, Hall, and Conner Cemetery, (also known as Barnett Cemetery), Rt. 637, on Sisson Farm in the middle of the dairy farm, Montgomery Co., Virginia; His tombstone reads "VA Tec 4 Med Depot WWII."5,6 He was born on October 27, 1925 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,5,1 He died on November 19, 1946 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 21.2,5,6,1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 287, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  2. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S244] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Barnett Cemetery (also known as Otey, Hall, Conner Cemetery).
  6. [S577] Margaret Tynan, and Stephen Taylor Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume II.

James Robert Conner1,2,3

M, b. March 25, 1930, d. September 25, 1997
FatherRalph Edward Conner1,4,5,2,6,3 b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
MotherAlpha Carnegia King1,5,2,6,3 b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 228-30-8111.7 James Robert Conner was buried at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, 7271 Cloverdale Road, Cloverdale, Botetourt Co., Virginia.8 He was born on March 25, 1930 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,7,2,3 He married Margaret Lois Argabright, daughter of Alonzo Kiley "Lonzy" Argabright and Luella/Louella May Palmer, on December 25, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,9,10,11,3,12 James Robert Conner married Elizabeth L. "Betty" Morris on June 18, 1973 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,9,10,13,3 James Robert Conner died on September 25, 1997 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 67.7,8 He CONNER, James R., 67, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, September 25, 1997, in a local hospital. He was U.S. Army veteran, a member of American Legion Post #3 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter #3. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth ("Betty") Conner; sons, Larry J. Conner of Salem, Mark G. Conner of Mystic, Conn., Jeffrey W. Conner of Wichita, Kan., and Gregory B. Conner of Salem; six grandchildren; sisters, Annie Lee Huffman of Buena Vista and Ruby Gibson of Roanoke, and brothers, Douglas Conner of Tennessee and Howard Conner of Montvale. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Old Dominion Memorial Gardens by Chaplain Cecil Irwin. Military honors will be by VFW Post #1264. The family will receive friends after 4 p.m. Saturday at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road. (366-0707). on September 27, 1997.8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 287, District 3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Margaret Lois Argabright b. May 15, 1932, d. August 30, 1972
Marriage*James Robert Conner married Margaret Lois Argabright, daughter of Alonzo Kiley "Lonzy" Argabright and Luella/Louella May Palmer, on December 25, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,9,10,11,3,12 
Children
  • Larry James Conner8,2,13,3
  • Mark Gordon Conner8,2,13
  • Jeffrey Wayne Conner8,2,13
  • Gregory Blair "Greg" Conner8,2,13

Family 2

Elizabeth L. "Betty" Morris b. November 15, 1923, d. January 9, 2012
Marriage*James Robert Conner married Elizabeth L. "Betty" Morris on June 18, 1973 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.8,9,10,13,3 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ralph Edward Conner obituary in the Oct 27, 1991 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  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.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James R. Conner obituary in the Sep 27, 1997 edition.
  9. [S195] Roanoke County, Virginia Marriage License.
  10. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lynwood Argabright obituary in the Mar 1, 2013 edition.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elizabeth L. Conner obituary in the Jan 11, 2012 edition.

Howard Royal Conner1,2

M, b. February 17, 1932, d. December 10, 2004
FatherRalph Edward Conner1,3,4,5,6 b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
MotherAlpha Carnegia King1,4,5,6 b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 228-30-8110.7 Howard Royal Conner was born on February 17, 1932 at Virginia.1,7 He married Deborah Elaine Mutispaw on April 15, 1993 at Bedford Co., Virginia.2 Howard Royal Conner died on December 10, 2004 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 72.4,7 He Howard R. Conner, 72, of Montvale, passed away Friday December 10, 2004 in a local hospital. He was a retired plumber and a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Alpha Conner, one sister and four brothers. Surviving are his wife of 11 years, Deborah M. Conner; stepson, Richard A. Willson of Roanoke; sister, Ruby Gibson of Roanoke; brother, Douglas Conner of Clarksville, Tenn; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are by Oakey's East Chapel (Bonsack) 977-3909
on December 11, 2004.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Deborah Elaine Mutispaw
Marriage*Howard Royal Conner married Deborah Elaine Mutispaw on April 15, 1993 at Bedford Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ralph Edward Conner obituary in the Oct 27, 1991 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard R. Conner obituary in the Dec 11, 2004 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie Lee Conner Huffman obituary in the May 14, 1999 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.

Raymond Paul Conner1,2,3

M, b. January 28, 1934, d. August 18, 1987
FatherRalph Edward Conner1,4,2 b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
MotherAlpha Carnegia King1,4 b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
     His Social Security Number was 230-40-8780.5 Raymond Paul Conner was buried at Serinity Cemetery, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on January 28, 1934 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,1,2,3 He died on August 18, 1987 at Pilot, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 53.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Ruby Mae Conner1,2,3

F, b. March 3, 1937, d. August 27, 2010
FatherRalph Edward Conner1,2,4,5,6,7,3 b. July 15, 1901, d. October 25, 1991
MotherAlpha Carnegia King1,4,5,6,7,3 b. September 1, 1901, d. November 22, 1977
     Ruby Mae Conner was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.6 She and Charles Stuart Smith were divorced.3 Ruby Mae Conner was born on March 3, 1937 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 As of February 12, 1954,her married name was Smith.3 She married Charles Stuart Smith on February 12, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 As of July 12, 1986,her married name was Gibson.3 Ruby Mae Conner married Sam William Gibson on July 12, 1986 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 Ruby Mae Conner died on August 27, 2010 at Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 73.6,8 She Ruby Smith Gibson, 73, of Vinton, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010. She was a loving, hard working, super mom who provided for and was dedicated to her family. She was predeceased by her parents, Ralph and Alpha Conner, six brothers and one sister. Surviving family include a daughter, Brenda Cagle and husband, David, of Fincastle; son, Michael C. Smith and wife, Tina, of Roanoke; loving daughter and caregiver, Molly C. Hicks and husband, Jerry, of Bedford; brother and sister-in-law, Douglas R. and Jean Conner, of Clarksville, Tenn; special niece, Barbara Majors and husband, Paul; special friend, Calvin Clemmons; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three other nieces and six nephews. Graveside services will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Roanoke, with Pastor Joe Peters officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday, August 30, 2010 from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Lotz Funeral Home in Roanoke. on August 29, 2010.6

Census Records

1940Dwelling 206, District 81-3, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia7

Family 1

Charles Stuart Smith b. March 12, 1935, d. December 13, 2000
Divorce*Ruby Mae Conner and Charles Stuart Smith were divorced.3 
Marriage* Ruby Mae Conner married Charles Stuart Smith on February 12, 1954 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 
Children
  • Brenda Lee Smith6,3
  • Michael Charles Smith6,3
  • Molly Kay Smith6,3

Family 2

Sam William Gibson b. November 21, 1926
Marriage*Ruby Mae Conner married Sam William Gibson on July 12, 1986 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ralph Edward Conner obituary in the Oct 27, 1991 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Howard R. Conner obituary in the Dec 11, 2004 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie Lee Conner Huffman obituary in the May 14, 1999 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby Smith Gibson obituary in the Aug 29, 2010 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

John Terry Yates1,2

M, b. 1842, d. July 3, 1863
FatherWilliam Riceville/Rice Yates3,4 b. circa 1807, d. October 4, 1889
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin4 b. circa 1807, d. before 1862
     John Terry Yates was born in 1842 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.2 He began military service on March 17, 1862 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Rn;isted as a Private on at the age of 20 in Company I, 18th Infantry Regiment, Virginia.5 He died on July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Adams Co., Pennsylvania.5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1001, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1860Dwelling 1696, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1860Farm hand3

Citations

  1. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  2. [S3530] Hardy Cemetery, Pittsylvania Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1422] Historical Data Systems, American Civil War Soldiers.

Paul Timothy Huffman1

M, b. May 30, 1924, d. June 23, 1995
     Paul Timothy Huffman was buried at Green Hill Cemetery, West 10th Street, Buena Vista, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 226-26-8217.2 He was born on May 30, 1924 at Rockbridge Co., Virginia.2,1 He married Annie Lee Conner, daughter of Ralph Edward Conner and Alpha Carnegia King, on September 25, 1943 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4,1,5,6,7 Paul Timothy Huffman died on June 23, 1995 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 71.2,1 He HUFFMAN, Paul Timothy, 71, went to be with the Lord, Friday, June 23, 1995 at the V.A. Medical Center in Salem. He was born May 30, 1924 in Rockbridge County, son of the late William Huffman and Regina Green Huffman. He had been a member of the Mountain View Assembly of God Church for several years where he served as an Elder. He was a veteran of WW II and received the Purple Heart. Mr. Huffman was retired from the Bernson Silk Mill. Surviving are his wife of over 50 years, Annie Conner Huffman; two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Paul Majors, Darlene and Robert Sloan all of Buena Vista; four grandchildren, James Shafer, Amy Shafer, Tammy Shafer and Paul Majors Jr; four sisters, Estelle Secrist, Gladys Bates, Mary Humphries, and Ruth Evans all of Buena Vista. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Mondm ay at the Mountain View Assemble of God Church with the Rev. Jim Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery. Tha family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Service in Buena Vista. on June 25, 1995.1

Family

Annie Lee Conner b. July 18, 1922, d. May 13, 1999
Marriage*He married Annie Lee Conner, daughter of Ralph Edward Conner and Alpha Carnegia King, on September 25, 1943 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4,1,5,6,7 
Children
  • Barbara Ann Huffman1,4,6,7
  • Darlene Gail Huffman1,4,6,7

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Paul Timothy Huffman obituary in the Jun 25, 1995 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Annie Lee Conner Huffman obituary in the May 14, 1999 edition.
  5. [S582] John Winfield Spangler, John Winfield Spangler Research Papers.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Huffman 50th wedding anniversary announcement in the Oct 24, 1993 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

John Reuben King1,2,3

M, b. September 15, 1858, d. January 17, 1931
FatherRobert Woods King1,4,3,2,5 b. October 2, 1830, d. November 17, 1872
MotherMargaret Jane "Peggy" King1,4,2,3 b. December 21, 1834, d. February 3, 1917
     John Reuben King was buried at Otey, Hall, and Conner Cemetery, (also known as Barnett Cemetery), Rt. 637, on Sisson Farm in the middle of the dairy farm, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,3 He Enumerated in Montgomery Co. Virginia in the 1920 Census. He was born on September 15, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia; The funeral home records have a birth date of Sep 5, 1858.1,4,3,2,5 He married Leititia Jane Wright, daughter of James Augusta Wright and Martha Jane Aldridge, on October 9, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4,3 John Reuben King died on January 17, 1931 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 72.1,6,3,5

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

Farmer

Family

Leititia Jane Wright b. September 16, 1865, d. October 6, 1945
Marriage*John Reuben King married Leititia Jane Wright, daughter of James Augusta Wright and Martha Jane Aldridge, on October 9, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1,4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  5. [S1693] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 13, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Oct 16, 1925 - Jan 31, 1933.
  6. [S577] Margaret Tynan, and Stephen Taylor Rena Worthen, Montgomery Co., Virginia Cemeteries, Volume II.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  12. [S1605] Jackie Webb, "Aldridge Family Register Report."

Leititia Jane Wright1,2,3,4,5

F, b. September 16, 1865, d. October 6, 1945
FatherJames Augusta Wright1,4,3 b. circa 1811
MotherMartha Jane Aldridge1,3,4 b. April 24, 1831
     Leititia Jane Wright was buried at Otey, Hall, and Conner Cemetery, (also known as Barnett Cemetery), Rt. 637, on Sisson Farm in the middle of the dairy farm, Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,6 She was born on September 16, 1865 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,3,5 She married John Reuben King, son of Robert Woods King and Margaret Jane "Peggy" King, on October 9, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2,4 As of October 9, 1884,her married name was King. Leititia Jane Wright died on October 6, 1945 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 80.1,4,6

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Family

John Reuben King b. September 15, 1858, d. January 17, 1931
Marriage*Leititia Jane Wright married John Reuben King, son of Robert Woods King and Margaret Jane "Peggy" King, on October 9, 1884 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,1,2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S33] Surnames of Families of Floyd Co., Virginia, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~barbr/zz_main_contents.htm
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  5. [S1605] Jackie Webb, "Aldridge Family Register Report."
  6. [S1700] W. W. Likens, Records of Death - Book 21, Grant Bryant Funeral Home Records Nov 17, 1944 - Oct 2, 1948.
  7. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S55] Montgomery Co., Virginia Court House, Register 2, Montgomery Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Bertha Lee King1,2,3

F, b. February 10, 1926, d. May 4, 1995
FatherThomas Elbert King1,4,5,6,7,8,2,3 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner1,4,9,5,6,7,8,2,3 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     Bertha Lee King was buried at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Danville, Virginia.5 She was born on February 10, 1926 at Alleghany Springs, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,5 As of September 4, 1948,her married name was Dodson.3 She married Roger Clements Dodson on September 4, 1948 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,5,10,3 Bertha Lee King died on May 4, 1995 at Danville, Virginia, at age 69.5 She DODSON, Bertha King, of Route 2, Ringgold, died Thursday night, May 4, 1995, in the Danville Regional Medical Center. She was born on February 10, 1926, in the Alleghany Springs Community of Montgomery County, Va., a daughter of the late Thomas Elbert King and Joyce Louise Conner King. Mrs. Dodson had been a resident of Ringgold since 1977, and was a member of the Ringgold Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Roger C. Dodson of the home; a daughter, Marie Dodson Henry, Fort Washington, Md; three sons, David Roger Dodson, Richmond, Va; Thomas Alvin Dodson, Winston-Salem, N.C. and Joseph Alan Dodson, Ringgold, Va; two sisters, Inus King Hudson, Collinsville and Martha Mary King, Martinsville; five brothers, Ervine E. King and Melvin L. King, both of Bedford, Thomas A. King, Troutville, Kenneth N. King, Fincastle and Norman B. King, Salem; also six grandchildren. Funeral service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Ringgold Baptist Church by the Rev. Carl Burger. Interment will be in the Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at Townes Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. on May 6, 1995.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 193, District 4, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia2

Family

Roger Clements Dodson b. December 21, 1927, d. October 15, 2010
Marriage*Bertha Lee King married Roger Clements Dodson on September 4, 1948 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,5,10,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  7. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.
  10. [S1738] Danville Register & Bee, From the Roger Clements Dodson obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.

Edward John "Johnny" King1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 23, 1927, d. September 11, 1988
FatherThomas Elbert King1,6,7,2,8,9,4,5 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner1,6,10,7,2,8,9,4,5 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 229-32-2235.11 Edward John "Johnny" King was buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, 11475 U.S. Highway 11, Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.5 He was born on December 23, 1927 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,11,4,5 He married Margaret Lucille Eubank on September 2, 1950 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,4 Edward John "Johnny" King died on September 11, 1988 at Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 60.1,11,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 193, District 4, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia6
1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia9

Family

Margaret Lucille Eubank b. January 1, 1933, d. April 15, 2009
Marriage*Edward John "Johnny" King married Margaret Lucille Eubank on September 2, 1950 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Child
  • Dianne Ellen King1,3,12

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Lucille Eubank King obituary in the Apr 19, 2009 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.
  11. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  12. [S1884] Times-News, The, From the Bregan Michael Webb obituary in the Nov 30, 2008 edition.

Evine Elbert "Shorty" King1,2,3

M, b. August 7, 1931, d. January 4, 2007
FatherThomas Elbert King4,5,1,2,6,7,3 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner4,8,5,1,2,6,7,3 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     Evine Elbert "Shorty" King was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.1 He was born on August 7, 1931 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,1 He married Betty Frances Eubank on July 11, 1951 at Bedford Co., Virginia.4,1,3 Evine Elbert "Shorty" King died on January 4, 2007 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 75.1 He Evine (Shorty) Elbert King, 75, of Bedford, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2007, in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born August 7, 1931 in Roanoke, Va., he was a son of the late Thomas Elbert King and Joyce Conner King. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and a retiree of Rubatex Corp. with over 40 years of service. Shorty was a loving husband, father and wonderful grandfather. He loved gospel and blue grass music. In addition to his parents, Shorty was preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny King and Joe King and a sister, Bertha Dodson. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty Frances Eubank King; a son, Michael James King and wife, Ilene of Bedford; three daughters, Vicky Smedley and her husband, Thomas of Durham, N.C., Barbara Lipford and her husband, Jody, Patricia East and her husband, Jeffrey, both of Bedford; ten grandchildren, Julie King, Gregory, Beth and Laura Smedley, Dori Coblintz, Jonathan, Justin and Jimmy Lipford, Sara and John East; four brothers, Melvin King and his wife, Doris Marie of Bedford, Tommy King of Troutville, Kenneth King and wife, Betty of Fincastle and Norman King and his wife, Sandra of Salem; two sisters, Inus Hudson of Collinsville and Martha King of Ringgold. A celebration of Shorty's life will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 6, 2007 in the Tharp Funeral Chapel, Bedford, with Pastor Mark Wilkerson and the Rev. Mike Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, January 5, 2007 at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, 586-3443. To send condolences, please visit www.tharpfuneralhome.com. on January 5, 2007.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia7

Family

Betty Frances Eubank
Marriage*Evine Elbert "Shorty" King married Betty Frances Eubank on July 11, 1951 at Bedford Co., Virginia.4,1,3 
Children
  • Michael James King4,1,3
  • Vicky Frances King4,1,3
  • Barbara Louise King4,1,3
  • Patricia Lynn King4,1,3

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.

Melvin Louis King1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 3, 1933, d. September 4, 2020
FatherThomas Elbert King6,7,8,1,9,10,2,5 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner6,11,7,8,1,9,10,2,5 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     Melvin Louis King was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford Co., Virginia.5 He was born on June 3, 1933 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6,2,3,5 He married Doris Marie Eubank on February 9, 1957 at Bedford Co., Virginia.6,2,4,5 Melvin Louis King Melvin Louis King, 87, of Bedford, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020. His wife of 62 years, Doris Eubank King, preceded him in death on January 29, 2020. Born on June 3, 1933, to the late Thomas Elbert and Joyce Conner King, he was preceded in death by his nine brothers and sisters, Inus King Hudson, Bertha King Dodson, E. John King, Evine E. King, Thomas A. King, Kenneth N. King, Mary Martha King, Arthur W. (Joe) King, and Norman B. King. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Mike Hodges; his son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Marla King; his grandchildren and their spouses, Brian and Lauren Hodges, Amanda and Seth Houser, Jared King, Mark and Heather Hodges; his great-grandson, Daniel Hodges; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Melvin was devoted to his family whom he considered to be his legacy. He worked hard to give his children opportunities for success in life. He loved his grandchildren and joined in enthusiastically to help celebrate birthdays and holidays. He took great pleasure in such things as giving four-wheeler rides, hiding Easter eggs, and jumping up to dance at family music sessions. As they grew older, he was proud of their accomplishments. As a young man, Melvin served in the United States Army for two years. He was a carpenter by trade and worked on several construction sites before taking a job in the maintenance department of Owens-Illinois, Inc. at their mill in Big Island, Virginia. Later, he retired from the same mill, which was then owned by Georgia-Pacific Corporation. He continued to use his carpentry skills throughout his life by remodeling the family home and working with numerous friends and neighbors to build their homes. He also helped to build the fellowship hall wing at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. A love for farming began for Melvin at a young age when he worked alongside his father and brothers on the family farm. He achieved the F.F.A. State Farmer Award in high school and worked on several farms in the Buchanan area of Botetourt County. Later, he owned a farm, raising beef cattle, in Bedford. After retirement, he continued to farm with his son, Rick, which fulfilled a lifelong dream for both of them. Melvin was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. He also knew that a mountain ridge, the bank of a creek, the seat of a tractor, or the shade of the front porch were excellent places for worship. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 1 p.m. in Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Wilkerson officiating. The family would like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice and Home Instead Caregivers, Gail Robertson and Funmbi Ogunseye for the care given to Melvin. on September 6, 2000.5 He died on September 4, 2020 at Virginia at age 87.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia10

Family

Doris Marie Eubank b. May 10, 1930, d. January 29, 2020
Marriage*Melvin Louis King married Doris Marie Eubank on February 9, 1957 at Bedford Co., Virginia.6,2,4,5 
Children
  • Brenda Gail King6,2,4,5
  • Richard Thomas King6,2,4,5

Citations

  1. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Marie Eubank King obituary in the Jan 31, 2020 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Melvin Louis King obituary in the Sep 6, 2020 edition.
  6. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.

Thomas Abram "Tommy" King1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 23, 1934, d. March 24, 2008
FatherThomas Elbert King1,7,2,3,8,9,10 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner1,11,7,2,3,8,9,10 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 231-42-2694.12 Thomas Abram "Tommy" King was buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, 11475 U.S. Highway 11, Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.13 He was born on October 23, 1934 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.12,5 He married Evelyn Jean Davis on April 9, 1954 at Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,6,10 Thomas Abram "Tommy" King and Evelyn Jean Davis were divorced on August 9, 1976 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6 Thomas Abram "Tommy" King died on March 24, 2008 at Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 73.13,12,4 He Thomas A. King, 73, of Cloverdale, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2008. He retired from Miller Container Corporation and afterward retired from Cloverdale Elementary School where he considered the faculty and students his extended family. He is survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Evelyn J. King, of Cloverdale; four sons, Dan E. King, of Cloverdale, Darrell G. King, of Roanoke, Mark A. King, of North Carolina, Paul A. King and his wife, Robbin, of Florida; two grandchildren, Tiffany Lord and Jeremy King; two greatgrandchildren; two sisters; and three brothers. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2008, at Oakey's East Chapel. Interment will follow in Mill Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 27, 2008, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Those wishing to make a memorial contribution, please consider the Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 6045 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, Va. 24019. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel, Bonsack, 540-977-3909. on March 26, 2008.13

Census Records

1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia9

Family

Evelyn Jean Davis
Marriage*Thomas Abram "Tommy" King married Evelyn Jean Davis on April 9, 1954 at Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,6,10 
Divorce* Thomas Abram "Tommy" King and Evelyn Jean Davis were divorced on August 9, 1976 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  3. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.
  12. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas A. King obituary in the Mar 26, 2008 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dan Edward King obituary in the Apr 28, 2014 edition.

Kenneth Nathan King1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. June 20, 1936, d. December 26, 2014
FatherThomas Elbert King1,7,8,2,3,9,4 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner1,10,7,8,2,3,9,4 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     Kenneth Nathan King was buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, 11475 U.S. Highway 11, Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 He was born on June 20, 1936 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,4,5 He married Betty Lou Booze on August 25, 1957 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,4,6 Kenneth Nathan King died on December 26, 2014 at age 78.3 He Kenneth Nathan King, 78, of Fincastle, passed away Friday, December 26, 2014. Mr. King was a member of the Mill Creek Baptist Church, had worked for Burlington Industries, and retired from the Botetourt County School System with over thirty years service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas E. and Joyce Conner King; sisters, Bertha Dodson and Inus Hudson; brothers, Joe, Arthur, Evine, Johnny, and Thomas King.Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty Booze King; sons and daughters-in-law, Garry and Rochelle King of Buchanan, Jeffrey and Tina King of Vinton, Christopher and Deborah King of Roanoke; grandchildren, Kenny (Brittney) and Bryan King, Lindsay and Heather King, Robert and Emilie King, Kelsey and Melissa Sauve; great-grandchildren, Chance and Cheyenne King; sister, Martha King of Ringgold; brothers and sisters-in-law, Melvin and Doris King of Bedford, Norman and Sandra King of Salem.Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, December 29, 2014 in the Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home with Pastor J R Graybill officiating. Interement will follow in Mill Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Sunday, December 28, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Botetourt Funeral Home, 14920 Lee Highway, Buchanan, 540-254-3000. on December 28, 2014.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia9

Family

Betty Lou Booze b. January 31, 1935, d. January 27, 2020
Marriage*Kenneth Nathan King married Betty Lou Booze on August 25, 1957 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,4,6 
Children
  • Garry Nathan King1,3,4,6
  • Jeffrey Scott King1,3,4,6
  • Christopher Allen "Chris" King1,11,3,6

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Betty Lou Booze King obituary in the Jan 29, 2020 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Emilie Faith King birth announcement in the Sep 24, 1995 edition.

Samuel Edward Yates1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. July, 1846, d. February 4, 1903
FatherWilliam Riceville/Rice Yates1,8,9,3 b. circa 1807, d. October 4, 1889
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin1,9,3 b. circa 1807, d. before 1862
     Samuel Edward Yates was buried at Burns Cemetery, Springfield District, Monroe Co., West Virginia.6 He He was hospitalized for typhoid fever from July to August, 1863, captured March 31, 1865 at White Oak Road and paroled from Point Lookout Prison on June 22, 1865. He was born in July, 1846 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,6 He began military service on January 15, 1863 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Enlisted as a Private in Company I, 18th Infantry Regiment, Virginia. When he enlisted Samuel was described as 5'9", hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion.10 He married Sarah W. "Sallie" Hardy, daughter of Solomon Hardy and Martha Wood, on September 13, 1865 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3 Samuel Edward Yates married Victoria Light, daughter of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on October 30, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Samuel Edward Yates died on February 4, 1903 at Monroe Co., West Virginia, at age 56.6

Census Records

1850Dwelling 1001, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia9
1860Dwelling 1696, Southern District, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia8
1870Dwelling 2137, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 265, District 168, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5
1900Dwelling 200, District 93, Red Sulphur, Monroe Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1870Farmer4
1880Farmer5
1892Wagon maker1
1900Farm laborer11

Family 1

Sarah W. "Sallie" Hardy b. circa 1840, d. before October 30, 1892
Marriage*Samuel Edward Yates married Sarah W. "Sallie" Hardy, daughter of Solomon Hardy and Martha Wood, on September 13, 1865 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Family 2

Victoria Light b. June 8, 1851, d. November 7, 1927
Marriage*Samuel Edward Yates married Victoria Light, daughter of John Jackson Light and Mary Sandra "Polly" Conner, on October 30, 1892 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1529] Descendants of William Terry, Jr., online http://66.116.201.218/Terry/index.htm
  3. [S1737] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County Virginia 1862-75.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3533] Burns Cemetery, Monroe Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1422] Historical Data Systems, American Civil War Soldiers.
  11. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Yates-Underwood marriage record.
  14. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Martha Mary King1,2

F, b. May 18, 1938, d. July 6, 2019
FatherThomas Elbert King3,4,5,6,7,8,2 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner3,9,4,5,6,7,8,2 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     Martha Mary King Martha Mary King went to be with our Lord on July 6, 2019. She was a resident of Countryside Drive, Ringgold, Virginia for over 22 years, and a resident at Stratford Rehabilitation Center in Danville, Virginia, since March 2018. Martha was born on May 18, 1938 in Buchanan, Virginia, a daughter of the late Thomas Elbert King and the late Joyce Conner King. She was the eighth child of ten children. Martha retired from nursing after more than 30 years of service at the Martinsville Health and Rehabilitation Center and the Martinsville Memorial Hospital. She was a devoted daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. She is survived by one brother, Melvin Louis King, and his wife, Doris Marie, of Bedford, Virginia; and five other sister-in-laws. Martha had numerous nieces and nephews as well as many great-nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Martha was predeceased by six brothers, Edward John King, Evine Elbert (Shorty) King, Thomas Abram King, Kenneth Nathan King, Arthur Wilbur (Joe) King, and Norman Bennett King. In addition, Martha was predeceased by two sisters, Inus Gay Hudson and Bertha Lee Dodson. A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Fincastle, Virginia.2 She was buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, 11475 U.S. Highway 11, Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.2 She was born on May 18, 1938 at Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia.3,10,2 She died on July 6, 2019 at Danville, Virginia, at age 81.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia8

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Melvin Louis King obituary in the Sep 6, 2020 edition.
  2. [S6378] Wrenn-Yeatts Memorial Funeral Home, online http://www.wrenn-yeatts.com/, From the Martha Mary King obituary.
  3. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  6. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.
  10. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. November 20, 1939, d. May 29, 1980
FatherThomas Elbert King1,2,7,8,3,4 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner1,9,2,7,8,3,4 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 226-50-6272.10 Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr. was buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, 11475 U.S. Highway 11, Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.11,4 He married Janice Elaine Walter.1,4 Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr. was born on November 20, 1939 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,10,3,4,5 He married Katherine Lois Gunter on March 17, 1962 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,12,3 Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr. and Katherine Lois Gunter were divorced on April 3, 1973 at Bedford Co., Virginia.5 Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr. died on May 29, 1980 at Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 40; Died in an auto accident.1,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 136, District 12-9, Buchanan, Botetourt Co., Virginia8

Family 1

Katherine Lois Gunter b. September 1, 1941, d. October 10, 2000
Marriage*Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr. married Katherine Lois Gunter on March 17, 1962 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,12,3 
Divorce* Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr. and Katherine Lois Gunter were divorced on April 3, 1973 at Bedford Co., Virginia.5 
Children

Family 2

Janice Elaine Walter
Marriage*Arthur Wilbur "Joe" King Sr. married Janice Elaine Walter.1,4 
Child
  • James Sean King1

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Melvin Louis King obituary in the Sep 6, 2020 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S3280] Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Botetourt Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Katherine Gunter King obituary in the Oct 11, 2000 edition.

Norman Bennett King1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 18, 1941, d. February 20, 2017
FatherThomas Elbert King1,6,7,2,8,3,4 b. October 28, 1893, d. May 7, 1965
MotherJoyce Louise Conner1,9,6,7,2,8,3,4 b. September 8, 1904, d. October 14, 1990
     Norman Bennett King Norman Bennett King, 75, of Botetourt County, VA went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Lewis Gale Hospital in Salem, VA. He had recently started attending CommUNITY Church in Salem. He retired from Kroger after 23 years of service. He was an avid animal lover and enjoyed going to dog trials, showing off his Jack Russell Terriers, and bird watching from his porch. He is preceded in death by parents Thomas Elbert King, and Joyce Conner King; Son, Tony Andrew King; sisters, Bertha King Dodson, Inus Kathryn Hudson; brothers, Arthur Wilbur King, Evine Elbert King, Edward John King, Thomas Abram King, and Kenneth Nathan King. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Sandra Dillon King; Brothers, Melvin Lewis King, of Bedford, VA, and sister Martha Marie King of Ringgold, VA; daughters Lori Ann King, of Salem, VA, Lisa Marie Dillon (King) of Annawalt, WV; Amanda Lane King, of Roanoke, VA and son, Kevin Lee King of Roanoke, VA; Grandchildren, Kimberley and Christopher King, Logan Thomas King, Megan Renee Sparks, Devon Bennett Cundiff, and Brittney Nicole Moses; also 2 great-grandchildren. The Family will receive friends on Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm. Funeral service will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel with Pastor Michael J. Palmer and Rev. Dan Carawan, officiating. Arrangements by Oakey's North Chapel, 6732 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA.4 He was born on December 18, 1941 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,5 He married Joyce Ann Woolwine, daughter of Frank Newell Woolwine and Evie Jane Trump, on November 9, 1963 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 Norman Bennett King and Joyce Ann Woolwine were divorced on December 26, 1972 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 Norman Bennett King married Sandra Lou Dillon on December 17, 1976 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3,4 Norman Bennett King died on February 20, 2017 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 75.4

Family 1

Joyce Ann Woolwine b. March 11, 1944, d. October 11, 2002
Marriage*He married Joyce Ann Woolwine, daughter of Frank Newell Woolwine and Evie Jane Trump, on November 9, 1963 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3 
Divorce* Norman Bennett King and Joyce Ann Woolwine were divorced on December 26, 1972 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5 
Children

Family 2

Sandra Lou Dillon
Marriage*Norman Bennett King married Sandra Lou Dillon on December 17, 1976 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3,4 
Children
  • Kevin Lee King1,10,4
  • Amanda Laine King1,10,4

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Norman Bennett King obituary.
  5. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evine Elbert King obituary in the Jan 5, 2007 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kenneth Nathan King obituary in the Dec 28, 2014 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joyce Conner King obit in the Oct 16, 1990 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Tony Andrew King obituary in the Jan 1, 1994 edition.

Joseph Landern Hudson1,2,3,4

M, b. March 20, 1924, d. September 12, 1973
     His Social Security Number was 225-26-5691.5 Joseph Landern Hudson was buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery, 11475 U.S. Highway 11, Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.4 He was born on March 20, 1924 at Patrick Co., Virginia.5,1,3,4 He married Inus Gay King, daughter of Thomas Elbert King and Joyce Louise Conner, on August 6, 1947 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,2,3 Joseph Landern Hudson died on September 12, 1973 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 49.1,4

Family

Inus Gay King b. June 7, 1924, d. November 29, 2009
Marriage*He married Inus Gay King, daughter of Thomas Elbert King and Joyce Louise Conner, on August 6, 1947 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,2,3 
Children
  • Kathryn Joyce Hudson1,2,3
  • Rosemary Gay Hudson1,2,3

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S184] Martinsville Bulletin, From the Inus K. Hudson obituary in the Dec 1, 2009 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Timothy Lee Roberts1,2,3,4

M, b. July 1, 1953, d. November 18, 1982
     Timothy Lee Roberts was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Ridgeway, Henry Co., Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 229-74-8978.5 He was born on July 1, 1953 at Martinsville, Virginia.5,1,2,3,4 He married Rosemary Gay Hudson, daughter of Joseph Landern Hudson and Inus Gay King, on December 23, 1972 at Collinsville, Henry Co., Virginia.1 Timothy Lee Roberts died on November 18, 1982 at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 29.2,4

Family

Rosemary Gay Hudson
Marriage*He married Rosemary Gay Hudson, daughter of Joseph Landern Hudson and Inus Gay King, on December 23, 1972 at Collinsville, Henry Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5864] Mountain View Cemetery, Henry Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Roger Clements Dodson1,2,3

M, b. December 21, 1927, d. October 15, 2010
     His Social Security Number was 228-28-2646.4 Roger Clements Dodson was buried at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Danville, Virginia.2 He married Anna Evans.2 Roger Clements Dodson was born on December 21, 1927 at Ringgold, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,4,2 He married Bertha Lee King, daughter of Thomas Elbert King and Joyce Louise Conner, on September 4, 1948 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,5,2,3 Roger Clements Dodson died on October 15, 2010 at Danville, Virginia, at age 82.4,2 He Roger Clements Dodson, 82, of 1308 Countryside Drive, Ringgold, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 21, 1927, in Ringgold, the son of the late Alvin Bernice and Irene Clements Dodson. Mr. Dodson worked as an electrical engineer for the Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C., while residing in Oxon Hill, Md. He was a veteran serving in the U. S. Air Force and a member of Ringgold Baptist Church, an honorary life member of the Virginia North Carolina Piedmont Genealogical Society, the Dan River Ruritan Club, and a researcher and author of local history and surveying information in Pittsylvania and Halifax County. He had a lifelong love of music. He was married to his first wife of 48 years, Bertha King Dodson, who died on May 4, 1995, and later married Anna Evans Dodson, who survives. Survivors include a daughter, Marie D. Henry, and husband, James, of Danville; two sons, David Roger Dodson and wife, Sharon, of Ringgold, and Thomas Alvin Dodson, of Palm Beach, Fla; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and first wife, he was predeceased by a son, Joseph Alan Dodson, two brothers, Thomas Ryland Dodson and Alvin Bruce Dodson, and a sister, Cornelia Kesler Foulkes. Funeral services for Mr. Dodson will he held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at Ringgold Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Steven Ellis and Rev. Carl E. Burger. Interment will follow the service in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, Oct. 18, 2010, at the church, and at other times at the residence. The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Ringgold Baptist Church, or to Ringgold Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 10, Ringgold, VA 24586. Wrenn-Yeatts, North Main Chapel, is serving the Dodson family.
on October 17, 2010.2

Family 1

Anna Evans
Marriage*He married Anna Evans.2 

Family 2

Bertha Lee King b. February 10, 1926, d. May 4, 1995
Marriage*Roger Clements Dodson married Bertha Lee King, daughter of Thomas Elbert King and Joyce Louise Conner, on September 4, 1948 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S11] Effie King Brown, Descendants of John King 1759-1843.
  2. [S1738] Danville Register & Bee, From the Roger Clements Dodson obituary in the Oct 17, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bertha King Dodson obituary in the May 6, 1995 edition.

Sarah W. "Sallie" Hardy1,2

F, b. circa 1840, d. before October 30, 1892
FatherSolomon Hardy1,2 b. circa 1814, d. before May 15, 1848
MotherMartha Wood1,2 b. 1815, d. before May 15, 1848
     Sarah W. "Sallie" Hardy was born circa 1840 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1,2 She married Samuel Edward Yates, son of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on September 13, 1865 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 As of September 13, 1865,her married name was Yates. Sarah W. "Sallie" Hardy died before October 30, 1892 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; Her husband remarried on this date.3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 2137, Subdivision North of Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia4
1880Dwelling 265, District 168, Dan River, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia5

Family

Samuel Edward Yates b. July, 1846, d. February 4, 1903
Marriage*Sarah W. "Sallie" Hardy married Samuel Edward Yates, son of William Riceville/Rice Yates and Elizabeth "Betsy" McLaughlin, on September 13, 1865 at Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1737] Mike K. Williams, Marriages of Pittsylvania County Virginia 1862-75.
  2. [S3556] Hope Davis, "Descendants of Solomon Hardy."
  3. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698