Sarah Wilma Kelley1,2

F, b. 1894, d. May, 1965
     Sarah Wilma Kelley was born in 1894 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She married Thomas Willard Moran on July 30, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 As of July 30, 1912,her married name was Moran.2 Sarah Wilma Kelley died in May, 1965 at Roanoke, Virginia.1

Family

Thomas Willard Moran b. April 8, 1890, d. May, 1971
Marriage*She married Thomas Willard Moran on July 30, 1912 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1007] Paula Kelley Ward, "O'Kelley - Seven Generations of Descendants," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 17, 2003.
  2. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Dollie Emaline Moran Finney obituary in the Jul 24, 2004 edition.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Joel Bradley Elmore1

M, b. October 24, 1847, d. August 13, 1930
FatherWilliam York "Yorkie" Elmore2,3,4 b. December, 1818
MotherHannah Scott2 b. circa 1827, d. October 25, 1853
     Joel Bradley Elmore was buried at Talbott Cemetery, Barbour Co., West Virginia.1,5 He Served in Company K, 22nd Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army. He was born on October 24, 1847 at Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia.1,5 He married Sarah Catherine Shaver on April 21, 1867 at Giles Co., Virginia.5,6 Joel Bradley Elmore died on August 13, 1930 at Bemis, Randolph Co., West Virginia, at age 82.1,5

Census Records

1850Dwelling 21, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia2
1860Dwelling 397, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia3
1870Dwelling 360, Blacksburg, Virginia7
1880Dwelling 182, District 51, Blacksburg, VirginiaJoel and his family were enumerated in the household of his father William4
1900Dwelling 137, District 121, New Interest, Randolph Co., West Virginia8
1910Dwelling 44, District 5, Glade, Barbour Co., West Virginia9
1930Dwelling 246, District 18, Leadsville, Randolph Co., West VirginiaEnumerated in the household of his grandchild William Snodgrass10

Occupation

1870Day laborer7
1880Laborer4
1900Farmer8
1910Farmer9

Family

Sarah Catherine Shaver b. March 18, 1838, d. April 13, 1915
Marriage*Joel Bradley Elmore married Sarah Catherine Shaver on April 21, 1867 at Giles Co., Virginia.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1264] Eugene Elmore, "James Elmore and Camilla Gant."
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S2201] Kitt Slusser, "Modified Register for Andrew H. Shaver."
  6. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the William Andrew Elmore death certificate.

Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore1,2,3

M, b. April, 1850, d. July 26, 1927
FatherWilliam York "Yorkie" Elmore4,5,2 b. December, 1818
MotherHannah Scott4,2 b. circa 1827, d. October 25, 1853
     Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore was buried at Tariff Cemetery, Tariff, Roane Co., West Virginia.1 He was born in April, 1850 at Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia.2,3 He married Sarah Frances "Sallie" Snodgrass, daughter of Caleb Anderson Snodgrass and Mary C. Huffman, on January 30, 1873 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,6,7 Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore died on July 26, 1927 at Summit Co., Ohio, at age 77.8

Census Records

1850Dwelling 21, District 8, Botetourt Co. (now Craig Co.), Virginia4
1860Dwelling 397, Valley of Johns Creek, Craig Co., Virginia5
1880Dwelling 201, District 123, Smithfield, Roane Co., West Virginia9
1900Dwelling 69, District 101, Smithfield, Roane Co., West Virginia3
1910Dwelling 48, District 106, Beaver, Nicholas Co., West Virginia10
1920Dwelling 219, District 124, Smithfield, Roane Co., West Virginia11

Occupation

1880Farmer9
1900Farmer3
1910Odd job laborer10
1920Farmer11

Family 1

Amaula Virginia Unknown
Child

Family 2

Sarah Frances "Sallie" Snodgrass b. August 12, 1851, d. May 26, 1930
Marriage*Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore married Sarah Frances "Sallie" Snodgrass, daughter of Caleb Anderson Snodgrass and Mary C. Huffman, on January 30, 1873 at Craig Co., Virginia.2,6,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1264] Eugene Elmore, "James Elmore and Camilla Gant."
  2. [S30] Ruth G. Hale, Craig County, Virginia Marriages 1851-1881.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sarah Frances Elmore death certificate.
  7. [S2086] Roane County Reporter, From the Sarah F. Elmore obituary in the May 9, 1930 edition.
  8. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  9. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S25] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1896.
  13. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Anah J. Elmore obituary in an unknown edition.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the J. O. Elmore death record.
  15. [S29] Richmond, VA Library of Virginia, Craig Co., Virginia, Death Records, 1853-1896.
  16. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Anah J. Elmore death certificate.
  17. [S1868] Sondra Reger, "Elmore family," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Feb 9, 2009 and Sep, Oct & Nov, 2011.

Adam Furrow1,2,3

M, b. September 27, 1815, d. September 22, 1865
FatherMathias Furrow4 b. June 18, 1775, d. September 24, 1860
MotherBarbara Weaver
     Adam Furrow was buried at Head of the River Cemetery (also known as Salem Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery), Rt. 221, Check, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 He was born on September 27, 1815 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 He married Eliza Elizabeth Poff, daughter of Henry Adam Poff Sr. and Sarah Prillaman "Sally" Sowder, on December 17, 1835 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Adam Furrow left a will on September 9, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia; In the name of God Amen. I Adam Furrow of the county of Floyd and the state of Virginia being of sound mind do make this my last will and testament that is to say. I desire in the first place that all my just debts is to be paid as soon after my decease as may be --- out of my estate. In the second place I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth Furrow all my real and personal estate of which she is to have and to make use of so long as she remains my widow, but if she marries , she is only to receive one third of said estate and after her death it is my will that my daughter Mary A Conner wife of Andrew I Conner have the following property which she has already received from me to wit. One cow, one heifer, two sheep, one bed and stead, one side saddle, one chest, one table, one large and small pot, one oven, one skillet, one set of plates, one set of knives & forks, one dish, one set cups and saucers and one flax wheel. It is my will that my said daughter Mary A Conner have these articles for the personal benefit of her and her children. In case she should become needy I desire that my friend William Conner shall let her have such things that she may need, and that he keep a -- record of the same to be deducted out of her part of my estate at her mothers death. It is also my will that my other daughter to wit. Eleanore I Conner wife of William P Conner, Amanda P Furrow and Sarah B Furrow have equal with my said daughter Mary A Conner which they have received with the exception of Amanda who has not received her cow and heifer, neither her pots, plates, knives and forks nor sheep. Also my daughter Sarah B who has not received her saddle , bed stead, cow, sheep, pots, plates, knives and forks. It is also my will that my son James M Furrow have my gray mare which he has now in possession with a saddle & bridle with eighteen dollars, one cow two sheep and also one tract of land containing one hundred and one acres which land lies adjoining the land of William Aldridge and Joseph Leight. Provided it be his choice when he is twenty one years of age. which shall be all the land that he is to receive of my land. It is also my will that said other sons to wit. William H, Elijah H and Joseph A Furrow have an equal portion of my land with James M. I also will that my said sons be educated so as to read write and decipher to the -- of these out of my estate, and it is my will that at the death of my wife, that what may remain of my estate be equally divided between all of my children both sons and daughters. It is my will that William P Conner be my executor of this my last will and testament is witness whereof I the said Adam Furrow have to this my last will and testament, affixed my hand and seal this ninth day of September one thousand eight hundred and sixty five. Signed and delivered in the presence of Adam Furrow seal Robert W Kropff Peter Conner Albert Conner Virginia As the November time of Floyd County Court 1865 the written will of Adam Furrow was proven by the oths of Robert W Kropff , Peter Conner, and Albert Conner, and submited to record. Tste. J Godbey Cl.6 He died on September 22, 1865 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 49; Died of typhoid fever.1

Census Records

18401 male under 5, 1 male 20-29, 2 females under 5, and 1 female 20-297
1850Dwelling 225, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia3
1860Dwelling 455, Floyd Co., Virginia8

Occupation

1850Farmer3
1860Farmer8

Family

Eliza Elizabeth Poff b. January 11, 1819, d. November 18, 1883
Marriage*Adam Furrow married Eliza Elizabeth Poff, daughter of Henry Adam Poff Sr. and Sarah Prillaman "Sally" Sowder, on December 17, 1835 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S352] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book C, From the will of Mathias Furrow.
  5. [S3] Mary Conner Williams, "Conner Family Researcher Mary Conner Williams," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, 2001-2005.
  6. [S1412] Virginia County Clerk of Floyd Co., Floyd Co., Virginia Will Book D.
  7. [S414] National Archives and Records Administration, 1840 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  12. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  13. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  14. [S1033] Unknown name of person, Virginia Department of Health Death Certificate, From the Elijah Henry Furrow death certificate.

Helen Christine Wickham1,2,3,4,5

F, b. August 13, 1924, d. December 16, 2016
FatherChristian Hezekiah Wickham Sr.1,2,6,7,8,3,4 b. July 13, 1903, d. November 23, 1973
MotherLouise Ella Conner1,2,6,7,8,3,4 b. September 15, 1906, d. December 6, 1991
     Helen Christine Wickham was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.4 She was born on August 13, 1924 at Roanoke, Virginia.5 As of February 15, 1942,her married name was Martin.3 She married Mearis Massie "Mac" Martin on February 15, 1942 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,4 Helen Christine Wickham died on December 16, 2016 at Virginia at age 92.4 She Helen Christine Wickham Martin, 92, of Roanoke, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 16, 2016. She was a life-long member of Hollins Road Church of the Brethren and was also a life deacon. Christine was predeceased by the love of her life, M. Massie Martin. She was the daughter of the late Christian and Louise Wickham. In addition, she was also predeceased by her sisters, Marie and Betty; and her brothers, Chris and James. Christine held various jobs during her lifetime including the Viscose plant during World War II and at various sewing factories. She was an excellent seamstress and a wonderful homemaker. She opened her heart and home to many children over the years and some adults as well. Christine is survived by her children, Mearis (Kay) Martin, Mary "Linda" (Robert) Brown and Amy (Emmett) Marsico. She is also survived by five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Alice Smith, Nellie Mullins and Anne Clark; and a great number of nieces, nephews and in-laws. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at Oakey's North Chapel with Pastor Horace Light officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, December 19, 2016, at the funeral home. on December 18, 2016.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 23, District 4, Roanoke, Virginia2

Family

Mearis Massie "Mac" Martin b. December 4, 1915, d. September 24, 1993
Marriage*Helen Christine Wickham married Mearis Massie "Mac" Martin on February 15, 1942 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children
  • Amy Martin4,9
  • Mearis Massie Martin Jr.4,3,9
  • Mary Malinda "Linda" Martin4,3,9

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Ella Conner Wickham obituary in the Dec 7, 1991 edition.
  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 Helen Christine Wickham Martin obituary in the Dec 18, 2016 edition.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James W. Wickham obituary in the Oct 29, 2002 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Marie Wickham Martin obuituary in the Sep 8, 2009 edition.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Betty Wickham Pratt Stanley obituary in the Mar 8, 2014 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the M. Massie Martin obituary in the Sep 27, 1993 edition.

Mearis Massie "Mac" Martin1,2,3,4,5

M, b. December 4, 1915, d. September 24, 1993
     Mearis Massie "Mac" Martin was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.5 His Social Security Number was 226-12-1731.4 He was born on December 4, 1915 at Franklin Co., Virginia.4 He married Helen Christine Wickham, daughter of Christian Hezekiah Wickham Sr. and Louise Ella Conner, on February 15, 1942 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,6 Mearis Massie "Mac" Martin died on September 24, 1993 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 77.3,4,5 He MARTIN, M. Massie ("Mac"), 77, of Roanoke, died Friday, September 24, 1993, in a local hospital. He was a life Deacon of Hollins Road Church of the Brethren and served with the Eighth Army Air Corps in World War II. Surviving are his wife, Helen Christine Martin; son and daughter-in-law, Mearis M. Martin Jr. and wife, Kay of Roanoke; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda M. Brown and husband, Robert and Amy M. Marsico and husband, Emmett Jr., all of Roanoke; five grandchildren; brothers, Arther E. Martin and James O. Martin, both of Roanoke; sisters, Virginia Perdue and Lois Rexrode, both of Roanoke; a number of nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law. Services will be conducted from Oakey's Roanoke Chapel 1:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Bruce Noffsinger officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel. on September 27, 1993.5

Family

Helen Christine Wickham b. August 13, 1924, d. December 16, 2016
Marriage*He married Helen Christine Wickham, daughter of Christian Hezekiah Wickham Sr. and Louise Ella Conner, on February 15, 1942 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2,6 
Children
  • Amy Martin6,5
  • Mearis Massie Martin Jr.6,2,5
  • Mary Malinda "Linda" Martin6,2,5

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Ella Conner Wickham obituary in the Dec 7, 1991 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the M. Massie Martin obituary in the Sep 27, 1993 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Christine Wickham Martin obituary in the Dec 18, 2016 edition.

Betty Jane Wickham1,2,3,4,5

F, b. April 13, 1931, d. March 6, 2014
FatherChristian Hezekiah Wickham Sr.1,2,3,4,5,6 b. July 13, 1903, d. November 23, 1973
MotherLouise Ella Conner1,2,3,4,5,6 b. September 15, 1906, d. December 6, 1991
     Betty Jane Wickham was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.4 She married Coy Stanley.7,3,4 Her married name was Stanley. Betty Jane Wickham was born on April 13, 1931 at Roanoke, Virginia.4 As of February 20, 1948,her married name was Pratt.5 She married Lonnie McCoy Pratt on February 20, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,5 Betty Jane Wickham died on March 6, 2014 at Virginia at age 82.4 She Betty Wickham Pratt Stanley, 82, of Roanoke passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014. She was born April 13, 1931, in Roanoke, Va. to the late Rev. Christian and Louise Wickham. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Marie Martin and brothers, J. W. Wickham and Christian Wickham Jr. She will be remembered for her never ending love of family. "Granny", as she was known by her grandchildren, was gifted in many areas of her life. Among her many talents, she had a love for bridge, piano, sewing, fishing, ceramics and baking. Everything she did, she shared with her family, friends and church community. Her kind generosity made a lasting impact on all who knew her. She is survived by her husband and best friend, Coy Stanley; companion, Fifi; two daughters, Renee Pratt Garman and Dianne Pratt Thornton and husband, Mark. Mrs. Stanley is also survived by four grandchildren, Jennifer Teachey, Todd Crosswhite and wife, Christie, Kristie Sturgill, Brian Crosswhite and wife, Shannan; ten great-grandchildren, Jordan Teachey, Michael Sturgill, Megan Sturgill, Cody Childress, Kacie Crosswhite, Tiffany Crosswhite, Emily Crosswhite, Jesse Crosswhite, Olivia Crosswhite and Kaylee Crosswhite; one great-great granddaughter, Ava Madison Sturgill. Her surviving sisters are Anne Clark and husband, Carlton, Nellie Mullins and husband, Eddie, Christine Martin and Mary Alice Smith; numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Oakey's South Chapel on Brambleton Ave. at noon Monday, March 10, 2014. The Rev. Jo Ellen Heatherington will officiate. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at Oakey's South Chapel from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014. on March 8, 2014.4

Family 1

Coy Stanley b. May 20, 1930, d. February 18, 2015
Marriage*She married Coy Stanley.7,3,4 

Family 2

Lonnie McCoy Pratt b. March 22, 1928, d. May 6, 2013
Marriage*Betty Jane Wickham married Lonnie McCoy Pratt on February 20, 1948 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,5 
Children
  • Renee Pratt4
  • Dianne Pratt4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Louise Ella Conner Wickham obituary in the Dec 7, 1991 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James W. Wickham obituary in the Oct 29, 2002 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Marie Wickham Martin obuituary in the Sep 8, 2009 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Betty Wickham Pratt Stanley obituary in the Mar 8, 2014 edition.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Christine Wickham Martin obituary in the Dec 18, 2016 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Giles Gilmer Childress obituary in the May 14, 2004 edition.

Coy Stanley1,2,3

M, b. May 20, 1930, d. February 18, 2015
     Coy Stanley married Betty Jane Wickham, daughter of Christian Hezekiah Wickham Sr. and Louise Ella Conner.1,2,3 Coy Stanley was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4 He May 20, 1930 - February 18, 2015 Coy A. Stanley, 84, of Roanoke, died Wednesday morning, February 18, 2015. Coy served in the United States Air Force for four years, with the Military Air Police, and retired as a Sergeant with the Roanoke City Police Dept. with 30 years’ service (12 years in the Homicide Division). He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Surviving are his daughters, Vickie Stanley Hopkins and husband, Eddie of Boones Mill, Sheril Stanley Whiteside of Roanoke, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 3, 2381 Roanoke Blvd., Salem, VA 24153 in Coy’s memory. A funeral service will be held at Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel, Monday, February 23, 2015 at 12 noon. Interment in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with police honors. The family will receive friends Sunday, February 22, from 3-6 pm at Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel.4 He was born on May 20, 1930.4 He died on February 18, 2015 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 84.4

Family

Betty Jane Wickham b. April 13, 1931, d. March 6, 2014
Marriage*He married Betty Jane Wickham, daughter of Christian Hezekiah Wickham Sr. and Louise Ella Conner.1,2,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Giles Gilmer Childress obituary in the May 14, 2004 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Marie Wickham Martin obuituary in the Sep 8, 2009 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Betty Wickham Pratt Stanley obituary in the Mar 8, 2014 edition.
  4. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Coy A. Stanley obituary.

Donald Ray Conner1,2,3

M, b. April 26, 1934, d. February 5, 2008
FatherDoctor Huff "Doc" Conner4,5,6,7,1,2,8,9,10,3,11 b. July 5, 1894, d. August 18, 1986
MotherGracie Ann Austin4,5,6,7,1,2,8,9,10,3,11 b. July 26, 1899, d. October 25, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 235-52-2362.12 Donald Ray Conner was buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Courthouse Road, Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia.9,13 He was born on April 26, 1934 at McComas, Mercer Co., West Virginia.1,8,9,12 He married Mildred Maxine King on December 5, 1953 at Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia.1,8,9,3 Donald Ray Conner died on February 5, 2008 at Princeton, Mercer Co., West Virginia, at age 73.9,12 He PRINCETON - Donald R. Conner, 73, of Glenwood, died peacefully Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at Princeton Community Hospital. Born April 26, 1934, at McComas, he was the son of the late Gracie Ann Austin Conner and Doc Huff Conner. Mr. Conner served his country for 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and survived the Tet Offensive while stationed at Da Navy Air Base. He retired as TSGT and had received several decorations, medals and honors during his career. Following the service, he worked for 13 1/2 years for Overnite Transfer Company in Green Valley, retiring in 1989. He loved the Atlanta Braves even when they let him down. He attended the Fairview Community Church when his health permitted. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, John Cerbert Conner, Jackie Lee Conner, Garwood Conner and Roy Conner, along with sisters, Ocie Ann Conner, Hazel Davis and Mayda Williams. Left to cherish is memory, his devoted and loving wife of 54 years, Mildred King Conner. He will be deeply missed by his daughters, Donna and husband Galen Morris of Roanoke, Va., Deborah Hubbard Hood of Princeton, and Diana and husband Courtney Fiery of Bluefield, Va. His legacy includes three grandsons, three granddaughters, one great-grandson, and four great-granddaughters. He is also survived by his sister, Jean Belcher and husband Calvin of Garwood; brother, Randolph Conner and wife Faye of Bainbridge, Ohio; and sister-in-law, Maxine Conner of Lashmeet, and many nephews and nieces. His extended family, Dr. Chambers, Dr. Gabe, Dr. Patel and the many nurses and staff of Princeton Community Hospital, and Jason Rose, Michael King and James Wells. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2008, from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Larry Dyer officiating. Burial will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens on the Courthouse Road in Princeton. Friends may visit with the family today (Thursday) from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Family and friends may share online condolences via www.memorialfd.com Serving as pallbearers will be Steven Morris, Glen Allen Hubbard Jr., Matthew Fiery, Gus Chaknes, Eric Crocker, and Jason Rose. Military graveside services will be conducted by the West Virginia Honor Guard Team. The honor of serving the Conner family has been given to the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton. on February 8, 2008.9

Census Records

1940Dwelling 248, District 28-46, Rock, Mercer Co., West Virginia11

Family

Mildred Maxine King
Marriage*Donald Ray Conner married Mildred Maxine King on December 5, 1953 at Pearisburg, Giles Co., Virginia.1,8,9,3 
Children
  • Donna Kay Conner1,8,9,3
  • Deborah Raye Conner1,8,9,3
  • Dianna Denise Conner1,8,9,3

Citations

  1. [S946] Carolyn Belcher, "Dock Huff and Gracie Ann Austin Conner."
  2. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Roy H. Conner obituary in the Jul 19, 2004 edition.
  5. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Mayda Conner Williams obituary in the Sep 5, 2003 edition.
  6. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Doc Conner obituary in the Aug 19, 1986 edition.
  7. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Gracie Ann Conner obituary in an undated edition.
  8. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  9. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Donald R. Conner obituary in the Feb 8, 2008 edition.
  10. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Jackie Lee Conner obituary in the Jan 17, 1947 edition.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  13. [S2241] Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Mercer Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=conner&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=52&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=52527626&CRid=79747&df=all&

Giles Gilmer "Chilly" Childress Jr.1,2

M, b. February 24, 1931, d. May 13, 2004
     His Social Security Number was 223-38-5349.3 Giles Gilmer "Chilly" Childress Jr. was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 He was born on February 24, 1931 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,2 He married Nellie Ruth Wickham, daughter of Christian Hezekiah Wickham Sr. and Louise Ella Conner, on March 18, 1955 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 Giles Gilmer "Chilly" Childress Jr. died on May 13, 2004 at Virginia at age 73.1,3 He Giles Gilmer (Chilly) Childress, Jr., 73, of Roanoke, died Thursday, May 13, 2004. Chilly was a long-time employee of Skyline Door and Hardware, retiring as vice president in 2002. He was a perfectionist with respect to the quality of his work and to his customers. He attended Rockingham Court United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Roanoke Moose Lodge #284. Chilly was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed ballroom dancing. He truly appreciated nature, having enjoyed the many bird houses, squirrel feeders, landscaping and working with flowers in his yard and growing vegetables in his garden at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel Agee Childress and Giles Gilmer Childress, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nellie Wickham Childress; one daughter and son-in-law, Pamela C. and Robert E. Cofer of Roanoke; one son and daughter-in-law, Giles G. (Terry) Childress, III and Katie Childress of Rock Hill, South Carolina; five grandchildren, Terri Anne Cofer, Robert C. Cofer, Justin B. Childress, Giles G. (Tad) Childress, IV, and Hayden C. Childress; one brother and sister-in-law, Charles W. and Hazel Childress of Roanoke; five sisters-in-law, Marie Martin and her husband, Robert, Christine Martin, Betty Stanley and husband, Coy, Mary Alice Smith, and Anne Clark and husband, Carlton, all of Roanoke; a special family friend, Lonnie Pratt of Roanoke; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2004 at Oakey's South Chapel with the Rev. Jo Ellen Hetherington officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel, 989-3131. on May 14, 2004.1

Family

Nellie Ruth Wickham
Marriage*He married Nellie Ruth Wickham, daughter of Christian Hezekiah Wickham Sr. and Louise Ella Conner, on March 18, 1955 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Pamela Childress1
  • Giles Gilmer "Terry" Childress III1

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Giles Gilmer Childress obituary in the May 14, 2004 edition.
  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.

Leslie M. "Pete" Eary Sr.1,2

M, b. June 28, 1920, d. May 10, 2002
     Leslie M. "Pete" Eary Sr. married Elva Ethel Wickham, daughter of James Wilburn Wickham and Ann Ethel "Annie" Martin.2 Leslie M. "Pete" Eary Sr. was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 231-05-5428.3 He was born on June 28, 1920.3 He died on May 10, 2002 at Virginia at age 81.1,3 He EARY, Leslie M. Sr., (Pete), 81, of Roanoke, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, May 10, 2002. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Helen Radford Eary; parents, George Leslie and Maude Dean Eary; a sister, Lorraine Huff; and a brother, Gary Eary. Mr. Eary was a member of the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. Surviving are his wife, Elva W. Eary; sons, Leslie M. "Les" Eary, Jr. and wife, Dianne, David L. Eary and wife, Martha, all of Salem; grandchildren, Melissa Raines, Cherie Eary, Drew Eary, Adam Eary, Lauren Eary; great-grandchildren, Jonathan Eary and Sarah Raines; brother, Bill Eary and wife, Lois of Troutville; extended family, Tim Holt and wife, BeBe of Manassas, Gerald Holt and wife, Linda of Salem, Carol Perdue and husband Kerry of Roanoke; and many friends. For those preferring to make memorials, the family suggests Copper Hill Church of the Brethren, PO Box 67, Copper Hill, Va. 24079 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 554, Roanoke , Va. 24003. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2002 at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road, by the Rev. James R. Worline. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 366-0707.
on May 12, 2002.1

Family

Elva Ethel Wickham b. March 12, 1921, d. July 19, 2012
Marriage*He married Elva Ethel Wickham, daughter of James Wilburn Wickham and Ann Ethel "Annie" Martin.2 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Leslie M. Eary, Sr. obituary in the May 12, 2002 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Elva Wickham Holt Eary obituary in the Jul 20, 2012 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Melvin Edward Wilson1,2,3

M, b. March 24, 1942, d. April 24, 1942
FatherCharles Edward "Charlie" Wilson1,2,4,3 b. April 21, 1915, d. October 28, 2002
MotherEvie M. Board1,2,4,3 b. October 29, 1921, d. February 9, 2016
     Melvin Edward Wilson was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He was born on March 24, 1942.2 He died on April 24, 1942.2

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Edward Wilson obituary in the Oct 29, 2002 edition.
  2. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Charles Linwood Wilson obituary in the Jan 23, 2017 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evie Board Wilson obituary in the Feb 11, 2016 edition.

Sandra Kay Franklin1,2,3

F, b. December 17, 1946, d. August 30, 1975
FatherGlendon Travis "Bud" "Glen" Franklin1,4,2 b. January 9, 1912, d. March 22, 1998
MotherAlma Ernestine Poff1,4,2 b. November 5, 1916, d. April 5, 1995
     Sandra Kay Franklin was buried at Henry Memorial Park, Bassett, Henry Co., Virginia.2 Her Social Security Number was 227-66-9921.5 She was born on December 17, 1946 at Martinsville, Virginia.1,5,2 She married Ronald Curtis "Ronnie" Graham on June 9, 1967 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1,2,3 As of June 9, 1967,her married name was Graham. Sandra Kay Franklin died on August 30, 1975 at Martinsville, Virginia, at age 28.1,2

Family

Ronald Curtis "Ronnie" Graham
Marriage*She married Ronald Curtis "Ronnie" Graham on June 9, 1967 at Patrick Co., Virginia.1,2,3 
Children
  • Jeffrey Franklin Graham1
  • Ronald Bradley Graham1

Citations

  1. [S18] James R. & Sebert L. Sisson, Descendants of the Ludlow B. Sisson Family, Third Edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ernestine Poff Franklin obituary in the Apr 6, 1995 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.