Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart1,2

F, b. March 5, 1902, d. May 11, 1986
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart1,2 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff1,2 b. circa 1879
     Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on March 5, 1902 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of circa 1920,her married name was Richards.3 She married Millard Robert Richards circa 1920.3,2 Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart died on May 11, 1986 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 84.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 192, District 30, Browns Creek, McDowell Co., West Virginia3
1940Dwelling 376, District 119-47, Roanoke, Virginia4

Family

Millard Robert Richards b. September 19, 1901, d. July 13, 1964
Marriage*Eliza Gilley "Lizzie" Gearheart married Millard Robert Richards circa 1920.3,2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

William Robert "Bob" Gearheart1,2,3,4

M, b. January 30, 1913, d. June 11, 1977
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart5,2,3 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff5,2,3 b. circa 1879
     His Social Security Number was 236-10-8629.6 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on January 30, 1913 at Franklin Co., Virginia.6,1,2 He married Lena Beatrice Maxey, daughter of Charles Henry Maxey and Okie Deporie Shilling, on July 18, 1934 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.4 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart and Lena Beatrice Maxey were divorced on February 28, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart married Lena Mae Cundiff on August 12, 1961 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 William Robert "Bob" Gearheart died on June 11, 1977 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 64.6,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia5

Family 1

Lena Beatrice Maxey b. March 21, 1917, d. November 29, 1985
Marriage*William Robert "Bob" Gearheart married Lena Beatrice Maxey, daughter of Charles Henry Maxey and Okie Deporie Shilling, on July 18, 1934 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.4 
Divorce* William Robert "Bob" Gearheart and Lena Beatrice Maxey were divorced on February 28, 1961 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 
Children

Family 2

Lena Mae Cundiff
Marriage*William Robert "Bob" Gearheart married Lena Mae Cundiff on August 12, 1961 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Okey G. Cochran obituary in the Jul 26, 1999 edition.

Susie J. Gearheart1,2,3

F, b. April 29, 1906, d. September 28, 1974
FatherCharles Robert Gearheart1,2,3 b. May 9, 1875, d. September 28, 1948
MotherMary Elizabeth Poff1,2,3 b. circa 1879
     Susie J. Gearheart was buried at Natural Bridge Baptist Cemetery, Natural Bridge, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.3 She married Joseph Richard "Joe" Flint.4,3 Her married name was Flint. Susie J. Gearheart was born on April 29, 1906 at Franklin Co., Virginia.3 She died on September 28, 1974 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia, at age 68.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 259, District 132, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 633, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia2

Family

Joseph Richard "Joe" Flint
Marriage*Susie J. Gearheart married Joseph Richard "Joe" Flint.4,3 
Child
  • Robert C. Flint3

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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Coy Otis Shilling1

M, b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
FatherWilliam George Peter "Billy K" Shilling1,2 b. November, 1851, d. 1931
MotherMelvina America Gearheart1,2 b. June, 1853, d. 1906
     Coy Otis Shilling was born on July 29, 1896 at Franklin Co., Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Feb 25, 1898.1,2 He married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on November 26, 1919 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3 Coy Otis Shilling died on October 4, 1929 at Kingston, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 33; Died in a coal mining accident.1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 634, District 23, Jefferson Ward 2, Roanoke, Virginia4

Occupation

1920Street laborer4

Family

Bessie Ann Gearheart b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
Marriage*Coy Otis Shilling married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on November 26, 1919 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the C. O. Shilling death certificate.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Jane Manning obituary in the Feb 26, 1990 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling1,2,3,4

M, b. November, 1851, d. 1931
FatherJohn K. "King" Shilling1,2 b. March, 1819
MotherMargaret Smith1,2
     William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling was born in November, 1851 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 He married Melvina America Gearheart, daughter of Andrew Gearheart and Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling died in 1931.5

Family

Melvina America Gearheart b. June, 1853, d. 1906
Marriage*He married Melvina America Gearheart, daughter of Andrew Gearheart and Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  6. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the C. O. Shilling death certificate.

Melvina America Gearheart1,2,3,4,5

F, b. June, 1853, d. 1906
FatherAndrew Gearheart1,2 b. circa 1828, d. April 4, 1907
MotherElizabeth "Betsy" Smith1,2
     Melvina America Gearheart was born in June, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She married William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling, son of John K. "King" Shilling and Margaret Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 As of February 18, 1875,her married name was Shilling. Melvina America Gearheart died in 1906.2,5

Family

William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling b. November, 1851, d. 1931
Marriage*She married William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling, son of John K. "King" Shilling and Margaret Smith, on February 18, 1875 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S44] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, The Christopher and Nancy Moore Richards Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S85] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Holt Family of Floyd & Franklin Counties, Virginia.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  6. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the C. O. Shilling death certificate.

Charles Henry Maxey1,2,3,4

M, b. March 25, 1879, d. October 30, 1956
     Charles Henry Maxey was buried at Wimmer, Bohan, Maxie, Shilling Cemetery, Adney Gap, corner of Franklin Co., Floyd Co., and Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,1,2 He was born on March 25, 1879 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,1,2,3,4 He married Okie Deporie Shilling, daughter of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on January 14, 1903 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 Charles Henry Maxey married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on April 18, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,6,4 Charles Henry Maxey died on October 30, 1956 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia, at age 77.5,1,2,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farmer7

Family 1

Okie Deporie Shilling b. June 20, 1883, d. May 12, 1932
Marriage*Charles Henry Maxey married Okie Deporie Shilling, daughter of William George Peter "Billy K" Shilling and Melvina America Gearheart, on January 14, 1903 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Family 2

Bessie Ann Gearheart b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
Marriage*Charles Henry Maxey married Bessie Ann Gearheart, daughter of Charles Robert Gearheart and Mary Elizabeth Poff, on April 18, 1933 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,6,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S294] Franklin County Historical Society, Franklin County, VA Cemeteries.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S203] Kathie Trent Kingery, Wimmer, Bohan, Maxie, Shilling Cemetery.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Walter Lee Dale Jr.1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. January 9, 1923
     Walter Lee Dale Jr. was born on January 9, 1923 at Lexington, Rockbridge Co., Virginia.5,6 He married Garnette C. Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on July 1, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4,5

Family

Garnette C. Shilling
Marriage*Walter Lee Dale Jr. married Garnette C. Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on July 1, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4,5 
Children
  • Patrick Wayne Dale5
  • Ronald Stephen Dale5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl James Shilling obituary in the Mar 29, 2004 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vanola Hurley Williamson obituary in the Jun 5, 2000 edition.
  4. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Carl James Shilling1,2,3

M, b. September 29, 1920, d. March 27, 2004
FatherCoy Otis Shilling4,5 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart4,5,6,7 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Carl James Shilling was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 223-24-1998.8 He was born on September 29, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia.4,8,3 He married Bessie Mae Mills on August 27, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 Carl James Shilling died on March 27, 2004 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 83.1,8,2 He Carl James Shilling, 83, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 27, 2004. He served in the U.S. Army where he was a prisoner of war during World War II. He was retired from Singer Furniture with 42 years of service. He was a faithful member of The Church of Christ until his illness. He was a loving father who will be greatly missed by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie M. Shilling; sisters, Vanola Williamson, Madeline Hall; a brother, Thomas Maxey. He is survived by sons, Coy James Shilling, Philip D. Shilling, Danny W. Shilling and fiance Linda Crouch; daughter, Clara D. O'Brien and husband Bob; granddaughter, Kellie O'Brien; brothers, Wesley Shilling and wife Viris, Charles Maxey and wife Shirley, Kenneth Maxey; sisters, Gladys Cronise, Garnet Dale and husband Walter, Faye Craighead and husband Johnny and Mary Mills. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at Oakey's North Chapel with Roy Miller officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Oakey's North Chapel, 362-1237. on March 28, 2004.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 177, District 81-12, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Occupation

1940Farm laborer9

Family

Bessie Mae Mills b. August 15, 1916, d. September 9, 1977
Marriage*Carl James Shilling married Bessie Mae Mills on August 27, 1938 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Carl James Shilling obituary in the Mar 28, 2004 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Danny Wayne Shilling obituary in the Feb 19, 2019 edition.

Vanola Belle Shilling1,2,3

F, b. January 26, 1922, d. June 3, 2000
FatherCoy Otis Shilling1,3 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart1,4,2,3 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Her Social Security Number was 234-40-6072.5 Vanola Belle Shilling was buried at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, 7271 Cloverdale Road, Cloverdale, Botetourt Co., Virginia.6 She was born on January 26, 1922 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5 She married James Richard Hurley on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 As of April 24, 1938,her married name was Hurley.3 As of May 27, 1950,her married name was Williamson.3 Vanola Belle Shilling married Harold Williamson on May 27, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,7 Vanola Belle Shilling and James Richard Hurley were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 Vanola Belle Shilling and Harold Williamson were divorced on December 4, 1980 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 Vanola Belle Shilling died on June 3, 2000 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 78.5,6,8 She WILLIAMSON, Vanola Hurley, of Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 3, 2000. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Salem. She is survived by a son, Carson Hurley of Roanoke; and a daughter, Carol Heck of Salem; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl Shilling, Wesley and Viris Shilling, all of Roanoke, Charles and Shirley Maxey, Wirtz, Kenneth and Mildred Maxey, Thomas and Gale Maxey, all of Hardy; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gladys and Cy Cronise, Roanoke, Madaline and Emory Hall of Salem, Garnett and Walter Dale of Richmond, Mary and James Mills of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Fay and Johnny Craighead of Hardy; grandchildren and spouses, Dorise and Chris Hancock, John and Page Hurley and Lee Heck, all of Roanoke; great-grandchildren, Christopher and Morgan Hancock. Graveside funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2000 in Old Dominion Memorial Gardens, Botetourt County, with Mike Flinchum, Minister of Salem Church of Christ, officiating. Friends may call at Oakey's East Chapel after 2 p.m. Monday, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday evening. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel. 977-3909 on June 5, 2000.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 177, District 81-12, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia9

Family 1

James Richard Hurley b. June 17, 1919, d. March 4, 1988
Marriage*Vanola Belle Shilling married James Richard Hurley on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,3 
Divorce* Vanola Belle Shilling and James Richard Hurley were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 
Children
  • Carson Monroe Hurley6,3,9
  • Carol Sue Hurley10,3

Family 2

Harold Williamson
Marriage*Vanola Belle Shilling married Harold Williamson on May 27, 1950 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,7 
Divorce* Vanola Belle Shilling and Harold Williamson were divorced on December 4, 1980 at Roanoke, Virginia.7 

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vanola Hurley Williamson obituary in the Jun 5, 2000 edition.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

James Richard Hurley1,2,3

M, b. June 17, 1919, d. March 4, 1988
     His Social Security Number was 236-07-1513.3 James Richard Hurley was born on June 17, 1919 at Deegans, Fayette Co., West Virginia.3 He married Vanola Belle Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 James Richard Hurley and Vanola Belle Shilling were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 James Richard Hurley died on March 4, 1988 at age 68.3

Family

Vanola Belle Shilling b. January 26, 1922, d. June 3, 2000
Marriage*He married Vanola Belle Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on April 24, 1938 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 
Divorce* James Richard Hurley and Vanola Belle Shilling were divorced on June 15, 1950 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 
Children
  • Carson Monroe Hurley2
  • Carol Sue Hurley5,2

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  5. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.

Wesley Winfred Shilling1,2

M, b. December 4, 1923
FatherCoy Otis Shilling3,4,5,1 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart3,4,5,6,7,8,1 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Wesley Winfred Shilling was born on December 4, 1923 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He married Eula Louise Mills on January 25, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,9,5,1 Wesley Winfred Shilling married Viris May Callahan on October 16, 1999 at Roanoke, Virginia.10,1 Wesley Winfred Shilling married Edna Louise Smith on August 1, 2013 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia8

Family 1

Eula Louise Mills b. April 14, 1926, d. March 13, 1999
Marriage*Wesley Winfred Shilling married Eula Louise Mills on January 25, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,9,5,1 
Children

Family 2

Viris May Callahan b. June 21, 1926, d. December 29, 2009
Marriage*Wesley Winfred Shilling married Viris May Callahan on October 16, 1999 at Roanoke, Virginia.10,1 

Family 3

Edna Louise Smith
Marriage*Wesley Winfred Shilling married Edna Louise Smith on August 1, 2013 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  5. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eula Louise Mills Shilling obituary in the Mar 15, 1999 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viris May Callahan Shilling obituary in the Dec 30, 2009 edition.
  11. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Eula Louise Mills1,2,3,4

F, b. April 14, 1926, d. March 13, 1999
     Eula Louise Mills was buried at Monte Vista Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 25 Wades Gap Road, Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 Her Social Security Number was 226-28-4974.5 She was born on April 14, 1926 at Franklin Co., Virginia.5,1,3 She married Wesley Winfred Shilling, son of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on January 25, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4 As of January 25, 1945,her married name was Shilling.1 Eula Louise Mills died on March 13, 1999 at Virginia at age 72.5,2,3 She SHILLING, Eula Louise Mills, 72, of Roanoke County, died Saturday, March 13, 1999. Eula was retired from the Dairy Department of A&P Food Store, and was a member of Red Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry W. Shilling, and is survived by her husband of 54 years, Wesley W. Shilling; her sons and daughter-in-law, Lewis S. and Lisa Shilling, Roanoke, Larry W. Shilling, Troutville; her grandchildren, Tina, Shea, Michelle, Randy, Jennifer and Beth; her sister, Sadie Adcock and her friend, William, Orange, Va; numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at Oakey's South Chapel Monday, March 15, 2 p.m., with the Rev. Gary A. Kingery officiating. Interment in Monta Vista Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Franklin County. The family will receive friends Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel. on March 15, 1999.2

Family

Wesley Winfred Shilling b. December 4, 1923
Marriage*She married Wesley Winfred Shilling, son of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on January 25, 1945 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Eula Louise Mills Shilling obituary in the Mar 15, 1999 edition.
  3. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  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. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Madeline Shilling1,2

F, b. March 29, 1926, d. December 18, 2001
FatherCoy Otis Shilling2 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart2,3,4,5,6 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Madeline Shilling was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 226-28-4920.7 She married Emory Edward Hall.1,3,8 Her married name was Hall. Madeline Shilling was born on March 29, 1926 at Tidewater, West Virginia.7,2 She married Lama Marion Stull on June 22, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 As of June 22, 1946,her married name was Stull. Madeline Shilling died on December 18, 2001 at Virginia at age 75.1,7 She HALL, Madeline Shilling, 75, of Salem, died Tuesday, December 18, 2001. She was a member of Salem Church of Christ. Surviving family include her husband, Emory Hall; sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Linda Stull, Robert and Patsy Stull, Richard and Mary Stull; brothers and sister-in-law, Carl Shilling, Wesley and Virus Shilling; sisters, Gladys Cronise and Garnett Dale; half brothers, Charles Maxey and Kenneth Maxey; half sisters, Mary Mills and Faye Craighead; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held on Friday, December 21, 2001 at 10 a.m. at Sherwood Memorial Park with Ministers Mike Flinchum and Roy Miller officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 20, 2001 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the John M. Oakey and Son Salem Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Rescue Squad or to Salem Church of Christ. on December 20, 2001.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Emory Edward Hall b. circa 1928, d. January 26, 2013
Marriage*Madeline Shilling married Emory Edward Hall.1,3,8 

Family 2

Lama Marion Stull b. February 19, 1925, d. February 2, 2009
Marriage*Madeline Shilling married Lama Marion Stull on June 22, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.2 
Children
  • Robert Stull1
  • Harold O. Stull1
  • Richard W. Stull1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Madeline Shilling Hall obituary in the Dec 20, 2001 edition.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 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 Vanola Hurley Williamson obituary in the Jun 5, 2000 edition.

Lama Marion Stull1,2

M, b. February 19, 1925, d. February 2, 2009
     Lama Marion Stull was buried at Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg, Berkeley Co., West Virginia.2 He was born on February 19, 1925 at Eagle Rock, Botetourt Co., Virginia.1,3,2 He married Madeline Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on June 22, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 Lama Marion Stull died on February 2, 2009 at Gerrardstown, Berkeley Co., West Virginia, at age 83.3,2 He Lama Marion Stull, 83, of Gerrardstown, W.Va., died on Monday, February 2, 2009, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Born on February 19, 1925, in Eagle Rock, Va., he was the son of the late Joseph and Olie Wilhelm Stull. He was of Baptist Faith. Mr. Stull was a mechanic and a truck driver. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Betty Mae Chittum Stull; four sons, Harold Stull, of Salem, Va., Robert Stull, of Christiansburg, Va., Richard Stull, of Vinton, Va., and Roy Stull, of Kearneysville; two daughters, Peggy Kisner, of Winter Haven, Fla., and Connie Trace, of Bunker Hill, W.Va; 14 grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; and a brother, Joseph Stull, of Roanoke, Va. He was preceded in death by a sister, Beulah Pullen. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 5, 2009, at the Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood with the Rev. Dr. Wyman E. Hall officiating. Military graveside services will be held at Pleasant View Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home. on February 3, 2009.2

Family

Madeline Shilling b. March 29, 1926, d. December 18, 2001
Marriage*He married Madeline Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on June 22, 1946 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 
Children
  • Robert Stull4
  • Harold O. Stull4,2
  • Richard W. Stull4

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lama Marion Stull obituary in the Feb 3, 2009 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Madeline Shilling Hall obituary in the Dec 20, 2001 edition.

Gladys Marie Shilling1

F, b. February 13, 1929
FatherCoy Otis Shilling1,2,3,4 b. July 29, 1896, d. October 4, 1929
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart1,5,6,7,3,4 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Gladys Marie Shilling was born on February 13, 1929 at Crumpler, McDowell Co., West Virginia.1 She married Lawrence Junior Edwards on May 3, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4 As of May 3, 1947,her married name was Edwards.4 As of June 26, 1991,her married name was Cronise.4 Gladys Marie Shilling married Cyrus Calvin "Cy" Cronise on June 26, 1991 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,8,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45, District 12, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia3

Family 1

Lawrence Junior Edwards b. June 5, 1923, d. October 19, 1987
Marriage*Gladys Marie Shilling married Lawrence Junior Edwards on May 3, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,4 
Children
  • Douglas J. Edwards1
  • Crystal Fay Edwards1,4
  • Tommy Lee Edwards1,4
  • Barry Gene Edwards1,4

Family 2

Cyrus Calvin "Cy" Cronise b. May 24, 1926, d. June 25, 2001
Marriage*Gladys Marie Shilling married Cyrus Calvin "Cy" Cronise on June 26, 1991 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,8,4 

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Viola Jane Manning obituary in the Feb 26, 1990 edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vanola Hurley Williamson obituary in the Jun 5, 2000 edition.

Lawrence Junior Edwards1,2

M, b. June 5, 1923, d. October 19, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 228-16-2598.3 Lawrence Junior Edwards was born on June 5, 1923 at Wythe Co., Virginia.3,2 He married Gladys Marie Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on May 3, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 Lawrence Junior Edwards died on October 19, 1987 at age 64.3,1

Family

Gladys Marie Shilling b. February 13, 1929
Marriage*He married Gladys Marie Shilling, daughter of Coy Otis Shilling and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on May 3, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Douglas J. Edwards1
  • Crystal Fay Edwards1,2
  • Tommy Lee Edwards1,2
  • Barry Gene Edwards1,2

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Kenneth Wane Maxey1,2,3,4

M, b. April 15, 1938
FatherCharles Henry Maxey1,2,3,5 b. March 25, 1879, d. October 30, 1956
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart1,2,3,5 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Kenneth Wane Maxey married Mildred Unknown.2 Kenneth Wane Maxey was born on April 15, 1938 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia5

Family

Mildred Unknown
Marriage*Kenneth Wane Maxey married Mildred Unknown.2 

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey1,2,3,4

M, b. March 21, 1940, d. November 28, 2001
FatherCharles Henry Maxey1,5,6,2,7,4 b. March 25, 1879, d. October 30, 1956
MotherBessie Ann Gearheart1,5,6,2,7,4 b. April 9, 1898, d. October 24, 1993
     Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey was buried at Monte Vista Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 25 Wades Gap Road, Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 226-50-6519.8 He married Gale Hodge.1 Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey was born on March 21, 1940 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.8,3,4 He married Ruth Faye Mitchell, daughter of Jefferson Carson "Jeff" Mitchell Sr. and Lena Mae Willis, on January 16, 1960 at Danville, Virginia.2 Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey and Ruth Faye Mitchell were divorced on July 1, 1980 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9 Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey died on November 28, 2001 at Virginia at age 61.8,1 He MAXEY, Thomas Henry, (Tom), 61, of Hardy, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 28, 2001. He attended Harvest Ministries, and was a former employee of Singer Furniture for over 33 years, and more recently, Hooker Furniture. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles H. and Bessie G. Maxey, and a son, Roger Maxey. Surviving are his wife, Gail Hodge Maxey; a son, Mark Maxey of Roanoke; a daughter and son-in-law, Theresa Maxey and Troy Dickerson of Christiansburg; five grandchildren, Tim Ratcliff, Dwonna Ratcliff, Randy Hale, Ginger Hale, Jacob Maxey; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Carl Shilling, Wesley Shilling, Charles Maxey, Kenneth Maxey; sisters, Madeline Hall, Gladys Cronise, Garnett Dale, Mary Mills, Fay Craighead; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's Vinton Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2001 with Pastor Tim Coalter officiating. Burial will be in Monte Vista Cemetery, Franklin County. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on November 30, 2001.1

Census Records

1940Dwelling 172, District 34-13, Maggodee, Franklin Co., Virginia7

Family 1

Gale Hodge
Marriage*Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey married Gale Hodge.1 

Family 2

Ruth Faye Mitchell
Marriage*Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey married Ruth Faye Mitchell, daughter of Jefferson Carson "Jeff" Mitchell Sr. and Lena Mae Willis, on January 16, 1960 at Danville, Virginia.2 
Divorce* Thomas Henry "Tom" Maxey and Ruth Faye Mitchell were divorced on July 1, 1980 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9 
Children
  • Mark Maxey1
  • Theresa Ann Maxey1
  • Roger Alan Maxey1,2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Henry Maxey obituary in the Nov 30, 2001 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Starkey James Mills1,2

M, b. January 13, 1927, d. March 5, 2004
     His Social Security Number was 229-24-9302.1 Starkey James Mills was buried at Monte Vista Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 25 Wades Gap Road, Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.3,2 He was born on January 13, 1927 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.3,1,2 He married Mary Elizabeth Maxey, daughter of Charles Henry Maxey and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on December 6, 1952 at Cheraw, Chesterfield Co., South Carolina.4,5,3 Starkey James Mills died on March 5, 2004 at Okaloosa Co., Florida, at age 77; The SSDI has a death date of Mar 6, 2004.1,2 He Starkey James Mills, Senior Master Sergeant, USAF, Retired, 77, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. and formerly of Roanoke, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday morning, March 5, 2004 after a long battle with Parkinson's and Lewy Body Diseases. Starkey was born, January 13, 1927 in Franklin County a son of the late Orren James and Allie Mills. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ralph, Elmer and Herman Mills. His love for his Country lead him to enter the U.S. Navy in 1944 and transferred to the U.S. Air Force in 1947. Throughout his 22 year career, he worked mostly with munitions, but the last 6 years were spent as a First Sergeant, proudly touching many lives and making good men into great soldiers. After retiring in 1966, he took up real estate and spent time with his family. In his spare time, he wrote numerous letters to Presidents, Congress, and State Legislatures, in hopes of making a difference. He is survived by and will be greatly missed by his loving and devoted wife of 51 years, Mary E. Mills; his daughter, Reese Mills of Destin, Fla; son, Michael (Linda) Mills, of Saint Cloud, Fla; grandchildren, April (Tim) Chapel, of Crestview, Fla., Brandon Patzig of Destin, Fla., Stacey Mills of Saint Cloud, Fla; his brother, Randolph (Joyce) Mills of Fayetteville, N.C; his sisters, Blanche Foster, Hazel Naff, Nellie (Charles) Bushnell, Ellen (David) Dodson, all of Roanoke; numerous nieces and nephews. The Mills family would like to give a special thanks to the CNA, Chasity Wiseman for her loving care and devotion, and to "Little Fella" Madison Wiseman, for bringing smiles and joy in his final days. They would also like to thank Covenant Hospice of Niceville, Fla. for their assistance and loving care. A funeral service will be held at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, Wednesday, March 10, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Burrell Baker officiating. Interment with full military honors will be in Monte Vista Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Franklin County. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 710 West 168th Street, New York, New York 10032-9982. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. on March 9, 2004.2

Family

Mary Elizabeth Maxey
Marriage*He married Mary Elizabeth Maxey, daughter of Charles Henry Maxey and Bessie Ann Gearheart, on December 6, 1952 at Cheraw, Chesterfield Co., South Carolina.4,5,3 
Children
  • Patricia Darleen "Reese" Mills3,2
  • Michael James Mills3,2

Citations

  1. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Starkey James Mills obituary in the Mar 9, 2004 edition.
  3. [S1416] Sylvia Gearheart Alpert, Gerhart/Gearhart/Gearheart Family History.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Bessie Shilling Maxey obituary in the Oct 26, 1993 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Vanola Hurley Williamson obituary in the Jun 5, 2000 edition.