Eli T. Yon1,2,3,4

M, b. January 29, 1894, d. January 7, 1969
     Eli T. Yon was buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 236-05-1537.1 He was born on January 29, 1894 at Italy; His marriage license has a birth date of Jan 21, 1893.1,3 He married Margaret Gerushia/Jerusha "Rushia" Light, daughter of Henry Booker Light and Eliza Montgomery, on January 20, 1951 at MacArthur, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,3,5 Eli T. Yon died on January 7, 1969 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia, at age 74.4 He Funeral services for Eli T. Yon, 74, of MacArthur, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Hollywood Missionary Baptist Church at MacArthur with the Rev. Jackie Clark in charge. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. He died at 9 a.m. Tuesday in a local hospital after a short illness. He was a son of the late Giovanni and Maria Novello Yon. Survivors, other than previously announced include Mrs. Antnia Ramella of Piedicavallo, Italy. The body is at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home where friends may call after 4 p.m. today. on January 9, 1969.4

Family

Margaret Gerushia/Jerusha "Rushia" Light b. November 16, 1893, d. November 19, 1965
Marriage*He married Margaret Gerushia/Jerusha "Rushia" Light, daughter of Henry Booker Light and Eliza Montgomery, on January 20, 1951 at MacArthur, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,3,5 

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S845] John Operchuck, "Henry Booker Light," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 13, 2002.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Yon-Operchuck marriage record.
  4. [S1863] Beckley Post Herald, From the Eli T. Yon obituary in the Jan 9, 1969 edition.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Margaret Jerusha Light Yon obituary in the Nov 20, 1965 edition.

Melissa Kay Gooday1

F, b. February 2, 1973, d. February 16, 1981
FatherAlbert Edward Gooday III2,3,1,4
MotherEllen Frances Fear2,3,1,4
     Melissa Kay Gooday was born on February 2, 1973.1 She died on February 16, 1981 at age 8.1

Citations

  1. [S821] Ellen F. Gooday (daughter), "Clarence Arthur Fear," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Dec 8 and 16, 2002.
  2. [S493] Chicago Tribune, From the C. Arthur Fear obituary in the Feb 15, 2004 edition.
  3. [S491] Sigourney News Review, From the Clarence Arthur Fear obituary in the Mar 17, 2004 edition.
  4. [S493] Chicago Tribune, From the Katherine Dora Fear obituary in the Nov 21, 2004 edition.

Ralph Neal Cole1,2,3

M, b. October 28, 1920, d. September 28, 1952
FatherEldridge Alfred Cole1,2,3 b. February 25, 1895, d. July 15, 1992
MotherCleo Hanes Neal1,2,3 b. October 14, 1893, d. December 14, 1968
     Ralph Neal Cole was born on October 28, 1920 at Roanoke, Virginia.3 He married Lucille Cleo Herman on April 12, 1941 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4 Ralph Neal Cole died on September 28, 1952 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 31; Died in an auto accident.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 90, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 405, District 118-25, Richmond, Virginia5

Occupation

1940Farm machine repair clerk5

Family

Lucille Cleo Herman b. August 31, 1922, d. April 27, 2001
Marriage*Ralph Neal Cole married Lucille Cleo Herman on April 12, 1941 at Hollins, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,4 
Children
  • Sandra Cole4
  • Carolyn Cole4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lucille H. Cole obituary in the Apr 29, 2001 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Cleo Cole1,2

F, b. January 22, 1922, d. April 22, 1931
FatherEldridge Alfred Cole1,2 b. February 25, 1895, d. July 15, 1992
MotherCleo Hanes Neal1,2 b. October 14, 1893, d. December 14, 1968
     Mary Cleo Cole was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, 1300 Mountain View Road, Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 She was born on January 22, 1922 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,2 She died on April 22, 1931 at Vinton, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 9.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 90, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.

Ethel Virginia Leonard1,2,3

F, b. October 13, 1901, d. February 19, 1972
     Ethel Virginia Leonard was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.2,3 Her Social Security Number was 227-46-6519.4 She was born on October 13, 1901 at Virginia.4,5,3 She married Clinton Arthur Poff, son of George Cabbel Poff and Ella Puckett, circa 1921.1,3 As of circa 1921,her married name was Poff.1 Ethel Virginia Leonard died on February 19, 1972 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 70.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 125, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 125, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 49, Enumeration District 89-29, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia6

Family

Clinton Arthur Poff b. May 9, 1900, d. March 29, 1954
Marriage*Ethel Virginia Leonard married Clinton Arthur Poff, son of George Cabbel Poff and Ella Puckett, circa 1921.1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S1015] Rena Worthen, Roanoke Poff at Fairview Cemetery in "Floyd Co., Virginia Listserve," listserve message Oct 11, 2005.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Cecil Arthur Poff1,2,3

M, b. August 20, 1922, d. June 7, 1999
FatherClinton Arthur Poff4,5,3 b. May 9, 1900, d. March 29, 1954
MotherEthel Virginia Leonard4,5,3 b. October 13, 1901, d. February 19, 1972
     His Social Security Number was 229-18-6432.6 Cecil Arthur Poff was buried at Fair View Cemetery, 3300 Melrose Ave. N.W., Roanoke, Virginia.1,7,2 He was born on August 20, 1922 at Roanoke, Virginia.6,1,7 He married Virginia Dair Cornett on February 15, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,1,3 Cecil Arthur Poff died on June 7, 1999 at Greensboro, Guilford Co., North Carolina, at age 76.6,1,7 He POFF, Cecil Arthur, 76, of 2223 Oak Hill Drive, Greensboro, N.C., died June 7, 1999 at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Parkway Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Roanoke. A native of Roanoke, Mr. Poff was a 1939 graduate of Andrew Lewis high School, attended the Southern College of Virginia, and served in the Army Air Corps in WW II, Bomber Group 306, Squadron 367. He was an accountant for 47 years with Burlington Industries / Kaiser Roth and a charter member of Parkway Baptist Church. Mr. Poff is survived by his wife, Virginia Cornette Poff of Greensboro; daughter and son-in-law, Kerry and Lori Poff of Greensboro; sister, Aileen Woodward of Jacksonville, Florida; brother, Calvin Poff of Kingman, Arizona; and aunt, Bertha Hartman of Roanoke. He is also survived by his grandchildren, David Phillips, Ren Phillips, Sara Phillips, Jessie Phillips of Browns Summit and Katie Dryden of Greensboro. Mr. Poff was preceded in death by his son, Sherwinn Poff. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Street Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Greensboro Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1501 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro, N.C. 27405. on June 9, 1999.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 125, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 49, Enumeration District 89-29, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

Virginia Dair Cornett b. November 18, 1924, d. October 9, 2001
Marriage*Cecil Arthur Poff married Virginia Dair Cornett on February 15, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.8,1,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Cecil Arthur Poff obituary in the Jun 9, 1999 edition.
  2. [S1521] The Fair View Group, online http://www.thefairviewgroup.org/index.shtml
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Dair Cornett Poff obituary in the Oct 11, 2001 edition.
  9. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  10. [S1784] Greensboro News & Record, From the Sherwinn K. Poff obituary in the Sep 27, 1991 edition.