Lake Elton Robertson1,2,3

M, b. August 18, 1924, d. February 13, 2008
FatherRobert Grady Robertson4,5,6,7,8,9 b. October 8, 1898, d. May 11, 1979
MotherBeatrice Alva Craghead4,5,6,7,8,9 b. July 30, 1903, d. May 5, 1975
     His Social Security Number was 233-34-7845.10 Lake Elton Robertson was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.5,3 He was born on August 18, 1924 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.10,5,2,3 He married Margaret Ann Gillispie on November 27, 1943 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,5 Lake Elton Robertson died on February 13, 2008 at Dearborn, Wayne Co., Michigan, at age 83.10,5,3 He LINCOLN PARK, Mich. — Mr. Lake Robertson, 83, of Lincoln Park, formerly of Athens, died Wednesday, February 13, 2008 at the Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Mich. Born August 18, 1924 in Athens, he was the son of the late Robert and Beatrice Robertson. Lake worked most of his life in the construction business. Survivors: Wife: Margaret Gillespie Robertson; daughter: Cheryll Robertson Owens and husband Larry of Lincoln Park, Mich; son, Richard Robertson and wife Anita of Lincoln Park, Mich; granddaughter: April Robertson; grandson: Ethan Robertson; brother: Harold Robertson and wife Kathleen of Chelsea, Mich. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2008 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with the Rev. Mike McGraw officiating. Burial will follow in the Athens Cemetery in Athens. Friends may visit with the family Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Family and friends may share online condolences via www.memorialfd.com. The honor of serving the Robertson family has been given to the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton. on February 19, 2008.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 72, District 24, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia4
1940Dwelling 17, District 28-39, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia8

Family

Margaret Ann Gillispie b. January 13, 1926, d. December 1, 2009
Marriage*Lake Elton Robertson married Margaret Ann Gillispie on November 27, 1943 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,5 
Children
  • Cheryll Robertson5
  • Richard Robertson5

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Robertson-Gillespie 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. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, from the Lake Robertson obituary in the Feb 19, 2008 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Beatrice Alva Robertson obituary in the May 7, 1975 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Robert J. Robertson obituary in the Feb 9, 2002 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Robert G. Robertson obituary in the May 13, 1979 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Margaret Ann Gillispie1,2

F, b. January 13, 1926, d. December 1, 2009
     Her Social Security Number was 224-32-4721.3 Margaret Ann Gillispie was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on January 13, 1926 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,3,4 She married Lake Elton Robertson, son of Robert Grady Robertson and Beatrice Alva Craghead, on November 27, 1943 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2 As of November 27, 1943,her married name was Robertson.1 Margaret Ann Gillispie died on December 1, 2009 at Lincoln Park, Wayne Co., Michigan, at age 83.3,4

Family

Lake Elton Robertson b. August 18, 1924, d. February 13, 2008
Marriage*She married Lake Elton Robertson, son of Robert Grady Robertson and Beatrice Alva Craghead, on November 27, 1943 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Cheryll Robertson2
  • Richard Robertson2

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Robertson-Gillespie marriage record.
  2. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, from the Lake Robertson obituary in the Feb 19, 2008 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com

Twila Vada Craghead1,2,3,4

F, b. September 16, 1907, d. May 3, 1993
FatherJohn Robert Craghead1,2 b. April 16, 1879, d. September 27, 1939
MotherOllie Burke Pettrey1,2,5 b. March 15, 1886, d. August, 1981
     Twila Vada Craghead was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 236-84-3558.6 She and Delbert D. Roberts were divorced.7 Twila Vada Craghead was born on September 16, 1907 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.6,7 As of July 6, 1925,her married name was Roberts.3 She married Delbert D. Roberts on July 6, 1925 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3 As of June 30, 1966,her married name was Brogan.7 Twila Vada Craghead married Jake Clifford Brogan on June 30, 1966 at Mecklenburg Co., Virginia.7 Twila Vada Craghead died on May 3, 1993 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 85.6,4 She Mrs. Twila Vada Brogan, 85, of Beckley, died May 3, 1993, at Hilltop Health Care Center, after a long illness. She was a homemaker and a member of Memorial Baptist Church. Surviving: son, Bill Roberts of Glen Morgan; sisters, Mary Roberts of Mount Tabor, Wilda Meadows of Beckley; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, with the Rev. Lester Hall and the Rev. Cleve Allen officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. on May 4, 1993.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 139, District 134, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 71, District 93, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia2
1930Dwelling 67, District 26, Town, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8

Family 1

Delbert D. Roberts b. January 20, 1900, d. July 15, 1953
Divorce*Twila Vada Craghead and Delbert D. Roberts were divorced.7 
Marriage* Twila Vada Craghead married Delbert D. Roberts on July 6, 1925 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3 
Children

Family 2

Jake Clifford Brogan b. September 12, 1908, d. November 28, 1978
Marriage*Twila Vada Craghead married Jake Clifford Brogan on June 30, 1966 at Mecklenburg Co., Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roberts-Craghead marriage record.
  4. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Twila Vada Brogan obituary in the May 4, 1993 edition.
  5. [S1792] Akron Beacon Journal, From the Donald L. Craighead obituary in the Oct 17, 1978 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roberts-Tate marriage record.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roberts-Lilly marriage record.
  12. [S2878] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969.
  13. [S4295] Blue Ridge Funeral Homes, online http://www.blueridgefuneralhome.com, From the Bill Lewis Roberts obituary.

Mary Jane Craghead1,2,3,4

F, b. November 18, 1909, d. October 22, 2007
FatherJohn Robert Craghead1,2,4 b. April 16, 1879, d. September 27, 1939
MotherOllie Burke Pettrey1,2,4,5 b. March 15, 1886, d. August, 1981
     Mary Jane Craghead was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5250 Robert Centre Byrd Drive, Prosperity, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 Her Social Security Number was 234-46-2464.6 She was born on November 18, 1909 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,6 As of September 28, 1927,her married name was Roberts.3 She married James Ervin Roberts on September 28, 1927 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3,4 Mary Jane Craghead died on October 22, 2007 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 97.6,4 She On Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, after a long and active life, Mary Jane Roberts, of Mount Tabor Road, Beckley, passed away peacefully at her home. She was 97 years, 11 months and four days old. Mary Jane was born at Speedway, near Athens, on Nov. 18, 1909, the daughter of the late John K. and Ollie Pettry Craighead. An independent woman, Mary Jane was able to live alone in her home until her passing on Monday. A dedicated homemaker, she was a longtime resident of Mount Tabor Road and a faithful member of the Church of God Family Worship Center since 1970, where she was well loved by her church family and will be greatly missed. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Ervin Roberts, on Aug. 13, 1988; and her only child, her beloved daughter, Shirley Anne Fridley, who died on Nov. 6, 1998. Mary Jane was the fond mother-in-law of Richard Fridley of Pensacola, Fla; the dear grandmother of Richard E. and his wife, Pamela Fridley, of Annandale, Va., and David Fridley of Pensacola; and the great-grandmother of Elizabeth, Carolyn and Paul Fridley. Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Melton Mortuary Chapel, Beckley, with Pastor Mark Schrade officiating. Entombment will follow in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Beckley. Friends may call 11 a.m. until time of service Thursday. Pallbearers will be her two grandsons and members of her church family. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at melton@wvdsl.net. Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Beckley. on October 24, 2007.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 139, District 134, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia1
1920Dwelling 71, District 93, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia2

Family

James Ervin Roberts b. July 21, 1902, d. August 13, 1988
Marriage*Mary Jane Craghead married James Ervin Roberts on September 28, 1927 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Roberts-Craghead marriage record.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, from the Mary Jane Roberts obituary in the Oct 24, 2007 edition.
  5. [S1792] Akron Beacon Journal, From the Donald L. Craighead obituary in the Oct 17, 1978 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Fridley-Roberts marriage record.
  8. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the James Ervin Roberts obituary in the Aug 14, 1988 edition.

Anna C. "Annie" Craghead1,2

F, b. 1912
FatherJohn Robert Craghead1 b. April 16, 1879, d. September 27, 1939
MotherOllie Burke Pettrey1 b. March 15, 1886, d. August, 1981
     Anna C. "Annie" Craghead was born in 1912 at Mercer Co., West Virginia.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 71, District 93, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5627] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938.

Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. April 3, 1914, d. October 15, 1978
FatherJohn Robert Craghead1,2,7 b. April 16, 1879, d. September 27, 1939
MotherOllie Burke Pettrey1,2,6,7 b. March 15, 1886, d. August, 1981
     His Social Security Number was 234-10-9144.3 Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead was buried at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Akron, Summit Co., Ohio.6 He was born on April 3, 1914 at Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3,5,7 He married Opal L. Rowe on August 5, 1950 at Jackson Co., Ohio.8 Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead and Opal L. Rowe were divorced on May 21, 1952.7 Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead married Shirley Ball on April 1, 1972 at Summit Co., Ohio.7 Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead died on October 15, 1978 at Akron, Summit Co., Ohio, at age 64.4,6 He BARBERTON - Donald L. Craighead, 64, of 190 16th St., N.W., died Oct. 15 at Akron General Medical Center. He was born in Athens, W. Va., and had lived in Barberton for the past 35 years. He was employed at the Pittsburgh Plate and Glass Company for 23 years as a miner, and had been retired the last 2 years. He was a member of the P.P.G. 20 Year Club. He is survived by wife, Shirley; daughter, Hazel of Cleveland; mother, Mrs. Ollie Craighead of Beckley, W. Va; sisters, Mary, Wilda and Veda of Beckley, W. Va; stepsons, Frank Tomor with the U.S. Army in Germany, and Tim Tomor of Akron; stepdaughter, Tina Marie Tomor of Akron. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Hahn Funeral Home, with Rev. Ralph Young officiating. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Park. on October 17, 1978.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 71, District 93, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 235, District 16, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2

Occupation

1930Grocery store salesman2

Family 1

Opal L. Rowe
Marriage*Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead married Opal L. Rowe on August 5, 1950 at Jackson Co., Ohio.8 
Divorce* Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead and Opal L. Rowe were divorced on May 21, 1952.7 
Child
  • Hazel Craighead6

Family 2

Shirley Ball
Marriage*Donald Lee "Donzie" Craighead married Shirley Ball on April 1, 1972 at Summit Co., Ohio.7 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  5. [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.
  6. [S1792] Akron Beacon Journal, From the Donald L. Craighead obituary in the Oct 17, 1978 edition.
  7. [S2883] Summit County Court of Common Pleas - Probate Division, Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980.
  8. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.

Wilda Eunice Craghead1,2,3

F, b. May 13, 1917, d. July 2, 1998
FatherJohn Robert Craghead1,4,3 b. April 16, 1879, d. September 27, 1939
MotherOllie Burke Pettrey1,4,5,3 b. March 15, 1886, d. August, 1981
     Wilda Eunice Craghead was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.6 Her Social Security Number was 235-60-7534.7 She was born on May 13, 1917 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2,7,3 As of December 26, 1931,her married name was Meadows.2 She married Earnest Ray Meadows on December 26, 1931 at Lester, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 Wilda Eunice Craghead died on July 2, 1998 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 81.7,6 She BECKLEY - Wilda E. Meadows, 81, of Beckley died July 2, 1998, in Memorial Division, CAMC, after a short illness. She was a homemaker, a 50-year resident of Beckley, and a Protestant. Surviving: daughters, Nancy Camper of Cool Ridge, Hazel Manning of Jacksonville, Fla; sister, Mary Roberts of Mount Tabor; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Private entombment was held Saturday at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum, Beckley, with Pastor Edward Garten officiating. Donations may be made to American Heart Association. Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley, is in charge of arrangements. on July 5, 1998.6

Census Records

1920Dwelling 71, District 93, Plymouth, Mercer Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 235, District 16, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4

Family

Earnest Ray Meadows b. September 22, 1906, d. May 16, 1963
Marriage*Wilda Eunice Craghead married Earnest Ray Meadows on December 26, 1931 at Lester, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 
Children
  • Nancy Meadows6
  • Hazel Meadows6,8

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Meadows-Craghead marriage record.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1792] Akron Beacon Journal, From the Donald L. Craighead obituary in the Oct 17, 1978 edition.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, from the Wilda E. Meadows obituary in the Jul 5, 1998 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Manning-Meadows marriage record.

William Harvey "Billy" Craghead1,2,3,4

M, b. May 13, 1930, d. July 8, 1996
FatherHoy Graden Craghead5,6,7,8,9,4 b. June 12, 1907, d. February 23, 1991
MotherDana Mae Gore5,6,7,8,9,4 b. November 7, 1909, d. August 16, 1999
     His Social Security Number was 235-48-2182.1 William Harvey "Billy" Craghead was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.3,4,10 He married Elaine Laverne Hawley. William Harvey "Billy" Craghead was born on May 13, 1930 at Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,4,10 He died on July 8, 1996 at Kissimmee, Osceola Co., Florida, at age 66.1,2,3,4,10 He ST. CLOUD, Fla. - William Harvey Craghead, 66, of 1310 Gardenvilla Ave. West, St. Cloud, Fla., formerly of King Street, Fairport Harbor, Ohio, and Athens, died Sunday, July 8, 1996, in Kissimmee Florida Hospital. Born May 13, 1930, in Athens, he was the son of Dana Mae Gore Craghead of Athens and the late Hoy G. Craghead. He was educated in Athens and was a retired electrician for the IRC Fibers Company of Painesville, Ohio, with 20 years of service. He had moved from Fairport Harbor to Saint Cloud in 1980. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Craghead, and a sister, Alice Raine. Survivors in addttion to his mother: his wife, Elaine Craghead; two sons, Roger and Sherrill Craghead, both of Orlando, Fla; one daughter, Pamela Craghead of St. Cloud, and two brothers, Ben Craghead of Athens and Robert Craghead of Spanishburg. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 12, from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with the Rev. John Hooper and Rev. Bobby Holcomb officiating. Burial will follow in the Athens Cemetery, Athens. on July 11, 1996.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 185, District 41-21, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia9

Family

Elaine Laverne Hawley
Marriage*William Harvey "Billy" Craghead married Elaine Laverne Hawley
Children

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  3. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the William Harvey Craghead, obituary in the Jul 11, 1996 edition.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bobby J. Craghead obituary in the Oct 8, 2002 edition.
  6. [S798] Register Herald, From the Dana Mae Craghead obituary in the Aug 18, 1999 edition.
  7. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hoy G. Craghead obituary in the Feb 26, 1991 edition.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Benny L. Craghead obituary in the Jul 22, 2000 edition.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  11. [S1865] News-Herald, The, From the Roger D. Craghead obituary in the Dec 5, 2006 edition.

Benny Lee "Ben" Craghead1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. July 30, 1928, d. July 19, 2000
FatherHoy Graden Craghead8,9,4,7 b. June 12, 1907, d. February 23, 1991
MotherDana Mae Gore8,9,4,7 b. November 7, 1909, d. August 16, 1999
     His Social Security Number was 232-38-1964.10 Benny Lee "Ben" Craghead was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.2,3 He was born on July 30, 1928 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.10,2,3,4,5 He married Bobbie Jeanne Mellon circa 1956.6 Benny Lee "Ben" Craghead and Bobbie Jeanne Mellon were divorced on July 15, 1963 at Lake Co., Ohio.6 Benny Lee "Ben" Craghead died on July 19, 2000 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 71.10,2,3,4 He ATHENS - Benny L. Craghead, 71, of 103 West Concord St., Athens, died Wednesday evening, July 19, 2000, at Princeton Community Hospital. Born July 30, 1930, in Speedway, he was the son of the late Hoy G. and Dana Mae Gore Craghead. He was a graduate of Stucco High School and then entered the U.S. Army to serve during the Korean conflict. Fbr many years, he was a factory worker in Ohio and Florida, returning to the Athens area in 1980. He had served as a custodian for the Mercer County Board of Education until his retirement. He was a member of the Painters Chapel United Methodist Church in Speedway. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Craghead; and a sister, Alice Raines. Survivors include one brother, Bobby J. Craghead and wife, Nancy of Spanishburg; a nephew who lived with him, Mark A. Shrewsbury and wife, Sue; and a host of other nephews and nieces. Honoring Mr. Craghead’s request, his body has been cremated. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday from the Burns Womal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with the Revs. Bobby Holcomb and John Hooper officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from noon until time of the service. on July 22, 2000.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 185, District 41-21, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Family

Bobbie Jeanne Mellon b. February 22, 1938, d. December 15, 1998
Marriage*Benny Lee "Ben" Craghead married Bobbie Jeanne Mellon circa 1956.6 
Divorce* Benny Lee "Ben" Craghead and Bobbie Jeanne Mellon were divorced on July 15, 1963 at Lake Co., Ohio.6 

Citations

  1. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bobby J. Craghead obituary in the Oct 8, 2002 edition.
  2. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  3. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Benny L. Craghead obituary in the Jul 22, 2000 edition.
  5. [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.
  6. [S2070] Office of Vital Statistics Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-1963, 1967-1971, 1973-2007.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S798] Register Herald, From the Dana Mae Craghead obituary in the Aug 18, 1999 edition.
  9. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hoy G. Craghead obituary in the Feb 26, 1991 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Edna Alice Craghead1,2,3,4

F, b. June 16, 1935, d. April 3, 1994
FatherHoy Graden Craghead1,2,3,5,6,7,8,4 b. June 12, 1907, d. February 23, 1991
MotherDana Mae Gore1,2,3,5,6,7,8,4 b. November 7, 1909, d. August 16, 1999
     Edna Alice Craghead was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.9,4 Her Social Security Number was 233-54-8724.8 Her married name was Raine.4 She and Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury were divorced.10 Edna Alice Craghead married Johnnie Steven Raine.4,11 Edna Alice Craghead was born on June 16, 1935 at Speedway, Mercer Co., West Virginia.8,9 As of August 22, 1952,her married name was Shrewsbury.3 She married Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury on August 22, 1952 at Beaver, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 Edna Alice Craghead died on April 3, 1994 at Bluefield, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 58.8,9,4 She ATHENS - Mrs. Edna Alice Craghead Raine, 58, of South State Street, Athens, died Sunday, April 3, 1994, at a Bluefield hospital. Born at Speedway, she was a daughter of Mrs. Dana Gore Craghead of Athens and the late Hoy G. Craghead. She was a homemaker, was a graduate of the Besoco High School and was the past president of the Ladies Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 2243 at Geneva. Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie S. Raine. Additional survivors: sons, Jimmy Shrewsbury of Louisville, Ky., and Mark Shrewsbury of Princeton; daughters, Ms. Stormy Raine of Athens and Mrs. Sandra Tglbides of Lowell, Mass; brothers, Ben Craghead of Athens, Bill Craghead of St. Cloud. Fla., and Bob Craghead of Spanishburg; and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with the Rev. Carlton Wilson officiating. The body will be cremated following the services and burial will be in the Athens Cemetery at a later date. on April 5, 1994.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 185, District 41-21, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Family 1

Johnnie Steven Raine b. December 1, 1928, d. February 16, 1994
Marriage*Edna Alice Craghead married Johnnie Steven Raine.4,11 
Child
  • Stormy Gail Raine4

Family 2

Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury b. January 22, 1932, d. August 11, 2010
Divorce*Edna Alice Craghead and Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury were divorced.10 
Marriage* Edna Alice Craghead married Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury on August 22, 1952 at Beaver, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3 
Children
  • Jimmy Dale Shrewsbury4
  • Mark Shrewsbury4
  • Sandra Kay "Sandy" Shrewsbury4

Citations

  1. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bobby J. Craghead obituary in the Oct 8, 2002 edition.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Dana Mae Craghead obituary in the Aug 18, 1999 edition.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Shrewsbury-Craghead marriage record.
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Edna Alice Craghead Raine obituary in the Apr 5, 1994 edition.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hoy G. Craghead obituary in the Feb 26, 1991 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Benny L. Craghead obituary in the Jul 22, 2000 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  9. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  10. [S1865] News-Herald, The, From the Roy N. Shrewsbury obituary in the Aug 13, 2010 edition.
  11. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Johnnie S. Raine obituary in the Feb 19, 1994 edition.

Bobby James "Bob" Craghead1,2

M, b. March 11, 1938, d. October 5, 2002
FatherHoy Graden Craghead1,3,4,5,6 b. June 12, 1907, d. February 23, 1991
MotherDana Mae Gore1,3,4,5,6 b. November 7, 1909, d. August 16, 1999
     Bobby James "Bob" Craghead was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,2 His Social Security Number was 297-32-9148.7 He was born on March 11, 1938 at Amigo, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,7,2 He married Nancy Carolyn Smith circa 1956.1,8 Bobby James "Bob" Craghead died on October 5, 2002 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 64.1,7,2 He SPANISHBURG - Bobby J. 'Bob' Craghead, 64, of the Beckley Road, Spanishburg, died Saturday evening, Oct. 5, 2002, at the Princeton Community Hospital. Born March 11, 1938 at Amigo, he was the son of the late Hoy G. and Dana Mae Gore Craghead. Bob had graduated from Harvey High School in Painesville, Ohio, and had worked for the Avery International Corporation for several years in Painesville. He moved to the Spanishburg area in 1981 and opened a store in the Lake Bottom community until 1984. He then worked for the Board of Education in Mercer County as the head custodian for Spanishburg School until his retirement in 2000. For a short period of time, he along with his devoted wife were caretakers at the Zion Lutheran Church in Fairport Harbor, Ohio. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Fairport Harbor. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed sports of all kinds, but especially loved the Cleveland Indians and Browns. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Ben; along with a sister, Alice Raines. Left to cherish his memory are his loving and caring wife of 46 years, Nancy Carolyn Smith Craghead; children, Robbin Walker and husband, Ronnie of Gainesville, Fla., Daniel Craghead of Fairport Harbor, Melissa Meadows of Spanishburg, and Sheila Dickerson and husband, Steven of Durham, N.C; and grandchildren, Jennifer, Rachel, Hannah, Melanie, Brandon, Ryan, and Ainsley. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Hannu Vepsalainen officiating. Burial will follow in the Athens Cemetery in Athens. Friends called from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home on October 8, 2002.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 185, District 41-21, Slab Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia6

Family

Nancy Carolyn Smith b. October 14, 1935, d. August 27, 2007
Marriage*Bobby James "Bob" Craghead married Nancy Carolyn Smith circa 1956.1,8 
Children
  • Daniel "Danny" Craghead1,8
  • Sheila Craghead1,8
  • Robbin L. Craghead1,8
  • Melissa Ann Craghead1,8,9

Citations

  1. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Bobby J. Craghead obituary in the Oct 8, 2002 edition.
  2. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S798] Register Herald, From the Dana Mae Craghead obituary in the Aug 18, 1999 edition.
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Hoy G. Craghead obituary in the Feb 26, 1991 edition.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Benny L. Craghead obituary in the Jul 22, 2000 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.
  8. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Nancy Carolyn Smith Craghead obituary in the Aug 30, 2007 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Leanora "Nora" Anglin1

F, b. November 8, 1874, d. August 13, 1915
FatherWilliam Henry Harrison "Harry" Anglin2,1 b. circa 1851, d. December, 1894
MotherLeni Leotia Via1 b. February 24, 1857, d. circa 1883
     Leanora "Nora" Anglin was buried at Yates Family Cemetery, near Stonewall Church, one-half mile off 4366 Rt. 221 N., Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She was born on November 8, 1874 at Patrick Co., Virginia.3,2,1 She married John William Anthony Yates, son of William Anthony Yeatts and Mary Henry Terry Yates, on October 23, 1895 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2,1 As of October 23, 1895,her married name was Yates. Leanora "Nora" Anglin died on August 13, 1915 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 40; The Yates book has a death date of Aug 18, 1915.3,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 269, District 18, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia4
1910Dwelling 105, District 50, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia5

Family

John William Anthony Yates b. December 8, 1872, d. August 21, 1943
Marriage*Leanora "Nora" Anglin married John William Anthony Yates, son of William Anthony Yeatts and Mary Henry Terry Yates, on October 23, 1895 at Patrick Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S603] Jordan R, et. al Dodd, Virginia Marriages 1851-1929.
  2. [S599] Sr. Robert Somerville Radford Yates, A History of John Yeardley Yates of Pittsylvania and Patrick Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S402] Mary Conner Williams, Yates Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  10. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698

Roger Dale Craghead1,2

M, b. August 5, 1955, d. December 1, 2006
FatherWilliam Harvey "Billy" Craghead3 b. May 13, 1930, d. July 8, 1996
MotherElaine Laverne Hawley3
     Roger Dale Craghead was buried at Athens Cemetery, Athens, Mercer Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on August 5, 1955 at Painesville, Lake Co., Ohio.2,5,4 He died on December 1, 2006 at Painesville, Lake Co., Ohio, at age 51.2,5,4 He Memorial services for Roger D. Craghead, 51, of Painesville, will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church, 504 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor. Mr. Craghead died Dec. 1, 2006, at Lake East Hospital in Painesville. He was born Aug. 5, 1955 in Painesville. He was an avid sports fan who followed the Cleveland browns, Cavaliers and Indians. He also loved NASCAR. Mr. Craghead was an assembler for CRES COR in Mentor for the last 4 years. Survivors are his mother, Elaine La Vern Craghead of Orlando, Fla; sister, Pamela Riddick; and brother, Sherrill Craghead, both of Orlando, Fla. He was preceded in death by his father, William Craghead and brother, Larry Craghead. Friends may call 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Rev. Hannu Vepsalainen will officiate the service. The family suggests donations be made in his name to Zion Lutheran Church in Fairport Harbor. Arrangements are being handled by Potti Funeral Home in Fairport Harbor. on December 5, 2006.2

Citations

  1. [S1972] Comp. Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2.
  2. [S1865] News-Herald, The, From the Roger D. Craghead obituary in the Dec 5, 2006 edition.
  3. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the William Harvey Craghead, obituary in the Jul 11, 1996 edition.
  4. [S2235] Athens Cemetery, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.

Larry W. Craghead1,2,3,4

M, b. May 3, 1964, d. January 18, 1973
FatherWilliam Harvey "Billy" Craghead1,5 b. May 13, 1930, d. July 8, 1996
MotherElaine Laverne Hawley1,5
     Larry W. Craghead was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Painesville, Lake Co., Ohio.4 He was born on May 3, 1964 at Ohio.3,4 He died on January 18, 1973 at Lake Co., Ohio, at age 8.2,4

Citations

  1. [S1865] News-Herald, The, From the Roger D. Craghead obituary in the Dec 5, 2006 edition.
  2. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  3. [S3463] Ohio Vital Records Office, Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1998.
  4. [S4209] Riverside Cemetery, Lake Co., OH, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the William Harvey Craghead, obituary in the Jul 11, 1996 edition.

Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury1,2

M, b. January 22, 1932, d. August 11, 2010
     His Social Security Number was 236-46-3752.3 Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury and Edna Alice Craghead were divorced.2 Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury was born on January 22, 1932 at Stephenson, Wyoming Co., West Virginia.1,3,2 He married Edna Alice Craghead, daughter of Hoy Graden Craghead and Dana Mae Gore, on August 22, 1952 at Beaver, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1 Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury died on August 11, 2010 at Willoughby, Lake Co., Ohio, at age 78.3,2 He Roy N. Shrewsbury, age 79, of Mentor-on-the-Lake for the past five years, formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. He was born Jan. 22, 1932, in Stephenson, W.Va. Mr. Shrewsbury was a tow motor operator at Ohio Rubber for many years prior to his retirement. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors are his wife of 43 years, Phyllis Shrewsbury; eight children, Jimmy (Angela) Shrewsbury of Madison, Troy (Diane) Bickel of Rhode Island, Kevin (Linda) Shrewsbury of Florida, Mary (Ken) Schaefer of Chardon, Sandy (Mike) Tgibides of Massachusetts, Mark Shrewsbury of West Virginia, Tina Sullivan of Mentor-on-the-Lake and Juilinia Shrewsbury of Mentor-on-the-Lake; many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers, sisters and other loving family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Elizabeth Shrewsbury; and three sisters and one brother. Funeral services will be 5 p.m. Saturday at Brunner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, where the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral on Saturday. on August 13, 2010.2

Family

Edna Alice Craghead b. June 16, 1935, d. April 3, 1994
Divorce*He and Edna Alice Craghead were divorced.2 
Marriage* Roy Nathaniel Shrewsbury married Edna Alice Craghead, daughter of Hoy Graden Craghead and Dana Mae Gore, on August 22, 1952 at Beaver, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1 
Children
  • Jimmy Dale Shrewsbury2
  • Mark Shrewsbury2
  • Sandra Kay "Sandy" Shrewsbury2

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Shrewsbury-Craghead marriage record.
  2. [S1865] News-Herald, The, From the Roy N. Shrewsbury obituary in the Aug 13, 2010 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.