Tracy Nevin Peters Sr.1,2

M, b. February 14, 1911, d. February 11, 1969
FatherCharles Willis Peters1 b. February 23, 1880, d. July 11, 1969
MotherEmma Olive Jones1 b. November 14, 1883, d. June 23, 1949
     Tracy Nevin Peters Sr. married Roberta Virginia "Ginny" Williams.3 Tracy Nevin Peters Sr. was born on February 14, 1911 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He died on February 11, 1969 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 57.2

Family

Roberta Virginia "Ginny" Williams
Marriage*He married Roberta Virginia "Ginny" Williams.3 
Child
  • Roberta Lee "Becky" Peters

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Benford Leeson Peters obituary in the Oct 26, 2004 edition.
  2. [S2274] Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Roanoke, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=49961910&CRid=49750&
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Roberta Virginia Williams Peters obituary in the Oct 9, 2016 edition.

Elizabeth Hancock1

F, b. 1848, d. October 25, 1913
     Elizabeth Hancock married George Moran. Elizabeth Hancock was buried at Hancock Cemetery, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Her married name was Moran. She was born in 1848 at Virginia.1 She died on October 25, 1913 at Burks Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Family

George Moran
Marriage*She married George Moran
Child

Citations

  1. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Elizabeth Moran death certificate.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Marvin Lee Sowers1,2,3

M, b. April 14, 1921, d. October 18, 1992
FatherValentine T. "Vollie" Sowers1,2,4,5,6,7,8 b. June 11, 1899, d. February 15, 1987
MotherGrace Olla "Gracie" Moran1,2,4,6,7,8 b. November 8, 1901, d. December 1, 1977
     Marvin Lee Sowers was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.9,3 His Social Security Number was 231-16-7055.10 He was born on April 14, 1921 at Floyd Co., Virginia.10,1,2,9 He married Sylvia Ann Woolwine, daughter of Robert Milburn Woolwine and Ida May Poff, on November 1, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,11,12 Marvin Lee Sowers married Margie Magdalene Epperly, daughter of Hiley Lee Epperly and Blanche Woodruff Sumner, on August 29, 1980 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Marvin Lee Sowers died on October 18, 1992 at Radford, Virginia, at age 71.10,9,3 He Marvin Lee Sowers, age 71, died Sunday in a Radford hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia W. Sowers, a son, Ronnie Sowers, a sister, Lucille Coates, and a granddaughter, Lisa Gail Turpin. Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin H. and Joan Sowers, Roanoke; Larry E. and Rhonda Sowers, Christiansburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Wendell Turpin, Judy and Tommy Scott, all of Christiansburg; twelve grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Arnold Sowers, Copper Hill; Norman Sowers, Check; and a dear friend, Kay Rushon, Willis. The funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 20, 1:00 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Shepherd officiating and interment in the Huffville Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday at Wood Funeral Home. on October 19, 1992.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 295, District 4, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 85, District 32-15, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1940Farm laborer8
1941Farmer1

Family 1

Sylvia Ann Woolwine b. March 11, 1923, d. March 5, 1980
Marriage*Marvin Lee Sowers married Sylvia Ann Woolwine, daughter of Robert Milburn Woolwine and Ida May Poff, on November 1, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,11,12 
Children

Family 2

Margie Magdalene Epperly
Marriage*Marvin Lee Sowers married Margie Magdalene Epperly, daughter of Hiley Lee Epperly and Blanche Woodruff Sumner, on August 29, 1980 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Lee Sowers obituary in the Oct 19, 1992 edition.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Grace Moran Sowers obituary in an undated edition.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Vollie T. Sowers obituary in an undated edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Norman Sowers obituary in the Jun 6, 2007 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. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Sylvia Woolwine Sowers obituary in the Mar 13, 1980 edition.
  12. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  13. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Howard Sowers obituary in the Jul 30, 2012 edition.
  14. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.
  15. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Earl Sowers obituary in the Apr 25, 2008 edition.
  16. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mark Allen Turpin obituary in the Nov 8, 2008 edition.

Sylvia Ann Woolwine1

F, b. March 11, 1923, d. March 5, 1980
FatherRobert Milburn Woolwine1,2 b. April 4, 1886, d. March 14, 1931
MotherIda May Poff1,2 b. October 10, 1879, d. January 6, 1924
     Sylvia Ann Woolwine was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She was born on March 11, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,2 She married Marvin Lee Sowers, son of Valentine T. "Vollie" Sowers and Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran, on November 1, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2 As of November 1, 1941,her married name was Sowers. Sylvia Ann Woolwine died on March 5, 1980 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 56.3,4,2 She Floyd - Sylvia Woolwine Sowers (Mrs. Marvin L.) 56, died Wednesday. Arrangements by Woods Funeral Home. on March 13, 1980.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 60, District 9, Little River, Floyd Co., VirginiaEnumerated as an adopted daughter in the household of John and Ola Price5
1940Dwelling 58, District 32-11, Little River, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Marvin Lee Sowers b. April 14, 1921, d. October 18, 1992
Marriage*Sylvia Ann Woolwine married Marvin Lee Sowers, son of Valentine T. "Vollie" Sowers and Grace Olla "Gracie" Moran, on November 1, 1941 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  4. [S116] Floyd Press, From the Sylvia Woolwine Sowers obituary in the Mar 13, 1980 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. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Lee Sowers obituary in the Oct 19, 1992 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Howard Sowers obituary in the Jul 30, 2012 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.
  10. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Earl Sowers obituary in the Apr 25, 2008 edition.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mark Allen Turpin obituary in the Nov 8, 2008 edition.
  12. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Sowers1,2

M, b. November 23, 1942, d. March 17, 1944
FatherMarvin Lee Sowers3,4,2 b. April 14, 1921, d. October 18, 1992
MotherSylvia Ann Woolwine3,4,2 b. March 11, 1923, d. March 5, 1980
     Ronald Lee "Ronnie" Sowers was buried at Huffville Union Church Cemetery, Terrys Fork, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on November 23, 1942.1 He died on March 17, 1944 at age 1.1

Citations

  1. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Lee Sowers obituary in the Oct 19, 1992 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Howard Sowers obituary in the Jul 30, 2012 edition.

Marvin Howard Sowers1

M, b. August 17, 1944, d. July 27, 2012
FatherMarvin Lee Sowers2,3,1,4 b. April 14, 1921, d. October 18, 1992
MotherSylvia Ann Woolwine2,3,1,4 b. March 11, 1923, d. March 5, 1980
     Marvin Howard Sowers was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 He was born on August 17, 1944.1 He married Linda Faye Goff, daughter of Howard Lee Goff and Elizabeth "Lizabell" Link, on October 24, 1964. Marvin Howard Sowers married Joan Unknown circa 1982.1 Marvin Howard Sowers died on July 27, 2012 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 67.1 He Marvin Howard (Trail Blazer) Sowers, 67, of Roanoke, died Friday, July 27, 2012, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born August 17, 1944, he the son of the late, Marvin L. and Sylvia Sowers. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald and Larry Sowers. Marvin was a member of the Taylor Masonic Lodge 23. Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Joan D. Sowers, of the home; two sons and daughter-in-law, Rodney Sowers and friend, Melissa Early, of Christiansburg, and Ricky Sowers (Vicky), of Blacksburg; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret Turpin (Wendell) and Judy Scott (Tommy), both of Christiansburg; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Red Adams (Carol), of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Hope Bradbury (Brian), Ricky Sowers and Tori Sowers, all of Blacksburg; one great-grandchild, Grayson Bradbury; numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Lotz Funeral Chapel-Vinton with Pastor David McNeill officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn. The family will receive friends Monday, July 30, 2012 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Lotz Funeral Home-Vinton. on July 30, 2012.1

Family 1

Linda Faye Goff
Marriage*He married Linda Faye Goff, daughter of Howard Lee Goff and Elizabeth "Lizabell" Link, on October 24, 1964. 
Children
  • Rodney Howard Sowers1
  • Richard Lynn "Ricky" Sowers1

Family 2

Joan Unknown
Marriage*Marvin Howard Sowers married Joan Unknown circa 1982.1 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Howard Sowers obituary in the Jul 30, 2012 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Lee Sowers obituary in the Oct 19, 1992 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Earl Sowers obituary in the Apr 25, 2008 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.

Margaret Ann Sowers1,2

F, b. December 24, 1946, d. February 26, 2013
FatherMarvin Lee Sowers1,3,4,5,6,2 b. April 14, 1921, d. October 18, 1992
MotherSylvia Ann Woolwine1,3,4,5,6,2 b. March 11, 1923, d. March 5, 1980
     Margaret Ann Sowers was buried at Appalachian Conference Cemetery (also know as Virginia Conference Pentecostal Holiness Cemetery), Ruebush Road, Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia.2 She was born on December 24, 1946 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 She married Wendell William Turpin on August 13, 1966 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,4,6,2 As of August 13, 1966,her married name was Turpin. Margaret Ann Sowers died on February 26, 2013 at Virginia at age 66.2 She Margaret Sowers Turpin, 66, of Christiansburg, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013. She was a member of Cornersview Pentecostal Holiness Church and a LPN. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Sylvia Sowers, son, Mark Allen Turpin, daughter, Lisa Gale Turpin, and brothers, Ronald Lee, Howard and Larry Sowers. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Wendell W. Turpin; sons, Anthony William Turpin, of Christiansburg, and Timothy Andrew Turpin and friend, Kim Shelor, of Floyd; grandchildren, Matthew William Turpin and Taylor Renee Turpin; and sister, Judy Scott and her husband, Tommy, of Christiansburg. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with the Rev. Frankie Graham officiating. Interment will follow in the Pentecostal Conference Cemetery in Dublin. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad, 190 Depot Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073. The Turpin family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. on February 28, 2013.2

Family

Wendell William Turpin
Marriage*She married Wendell William Turpin on August 13, 1966 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,4,6,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Lee Sowers obituary in the Oct 19, 1992 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Earl Sowers obituary in the Apr 25, 2008 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mark Allen Turpin obituary in the Nov 8, 2008 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Howard Sowers obituary in the Jul 30, 2012 edition.

Larry Earl Sowers1,2,3,4

M, b. February 8, 1956, d. April 23, 2008
FatherMarvin Lee Sowers1,5,2,6,7 b. April 14, 1921, d. October 18, 1992
MotherSylvia Ann Woolwine1,5,2,6,7 b. March 11, 1923, d. March 5, 1980
     Larry Earl Sowers was born on February 8, 1956 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,3 He married Carolyn Dawn Shortt, daughter of Jack Lee Shortt Sr. and Madeline Dawn Sweeney, on September 4, 1976 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Larry Earl Sowers and Carolyn Dawn Shortt were divorced on October 26, 1982 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Larry Earl Sowers married Rhonda Leigh Loan on January 15, 1983 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.8 Larry Earl Sowers died on April 23, 2008 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 52.2,4 He Larry Earl Sowers, 52, of Floyd/Christiansburg, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvia and Marvin Sowers. He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Sowers; daughters, Ashley and Brittney Sowers; son, Travis Sowers; granddaughter, Alexis Sowers-Grissom; brother and sister-in-law, Howard and Joan Sowers; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret and Wendall Turpin, and Judy and Tommy Scott. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 25, 2008, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Service. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at Open Door Baptist Church, Christiansburg, Va., with Pastor Michael Johnston officiating. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com. The Sowers family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, Va., 540-382-2612. on April 25, 2008.2

Family 1

Carolyn Dawn Shortt
Marriage*He married Carolyn Dawn Shortt, daughter of Jack Lee Shortt Sr. and Madeline Dawn Sweeney, on September 4, 1976 at Floyd, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Divorce* Larry Earl Sowers and Carolyn Dawn Shortt were divorced on October 26, 1982 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 

Family 2

Rhonda Leigh Loan
Marriage*Larry Earl Sowers married Rhonda Leigh Loan on January 15, 1983 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.8 
Children
  • Ashley Sowers2
  • Brittney Sowers2
  • Travis Sowers2

Citations

  1. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Larry Earl Sowers obituary in the Apr 25, 2008 edition.
  3. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Lee Sowers obituary in the Oct 19, 1992 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Howard Sowers obituary in the Jul 30, 2012 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lisa Gale Turpin1,2,3

F, b. June 28, 1969, d. March 14, 1970
FatherWendell William Turpin1,2,3
MotherMargaret Ann Sowers1,2,3 b. December 24, 1946, d. February 26, 2013
     Lisa Gale Turpin was born on June 28, 1969. She died on March 14, 1970.

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Lee Sowers obituary in the Oct 19, 1992 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mark Allen Turpin obituary in the Nov 8, 2008 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.

Mark Allen Turpin1,2

M, b. March 12, 1976, d. November 6, 2008
FatherWendell William Turpin1,2
MotherMargaret Ann Sowers1,2 b. December 24, 1946, d. February 26, 2013
     Mark Allen Turpin was buried at Appalachian Conference Cemetery (also know as Virginia Conference Pentecostal Holiness Cemetery), Ruebush Road, Dublin, Pulaski Co., Virginia.1 He was born on March 12, 1976. He died on November 6, 2008 at Virginia at age 32.1 He Mark Allen Turpin, 32, of Christiansburg, passed away Thursday, November 6, 2008. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Roy and Alice Turpin and Marvin and Sylvia Sowers; sister, Lisa Gale Turpin; uncle, Larry Sowers. He is survived by his parents, Wendell William and Margaret Sowers Turpin, of Christiansburg; two brothers, Anthony William Turpin and his wife, Leslie, of Christiansburg, and Timothy Andrew Turpin and his friend, Kim Shelor, of Floyd; and a nephew, Matthew William Turpin; and a niece, Taylor Renee Turpin. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 10, 2008 at 2 p.m., at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with the Rev. Frankie Graham officiating. Interment will follow at the Pentecostal Conference Cemetery in Dublin. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christiansburg Rescue Squad, 190 Depot Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home. The Turpin family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com on November 8, 2008.1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Mark Allen Turpin obituary in the Nov 8, 2008 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Margaret Sowers Turpin obituary in the Feb 28, 2013 edition.