Ercie Eva DeWeese1,2,3,4

F, b. May 2, 1899, d. May 19, 1932
FatherWilliam Ellec DeWease5,1,6,4 b. July 5, 1866
MotherAnnice Jurusiam Mountcastle5,1,6,4 b. December 10, 1871, d. May 25, 1939
     Ercie Eva DeWeese was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3,4 She was born on May 2, 1899 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,4 As of April 20, 1910, Ercie Eva DeWeese lived at Dwelling 39, District 130, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 As of circa 1915,her married name was Maxey.2 She married Marcellus Denton "Sell" Maxey circa 1915.2,7,3 Ercie Eva DeWeese died on May 19, 1932 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 33.3,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 176, District 14, Court House District, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1920Dwelling 228, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1930Farmer7

Family

Marcellus Denton "Sell" Maxey b. February 5, 1887, d. September 10, 1967
Marriage*Ercie Eva DeWeese married Marcellus Denton "Sell" Maxey circa 1915.2,7,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle DeWease Sites obituary in the Mar 22, 2003 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Curtis Duvall DeWease1

F, b. June 30, 1900, d. November 22, 1975
FatherWilliam Ellec DeWease2,3,4,5,1 b. July 5, 1866
MotherAnnice Jurusiam Mountcastle2,3,4,5,1 b. December 10, 1871, d. May 25, 1939
     Her Social Security Number was 229-24-4747.6 Curtis Duvall DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.5 She was born on June 30, 1900 at Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4,5 She married James Van Buren Muncy, son of James Boling Muncy and Julia DeWeese, circa 1917.7,8,9 As of circa 1917,her married name was Muncy.8 As of June 26, 1975,her married name was Martin.1 Curtis Duvall DeWease married Jaha Woodie "Jay" Martin on June 26, 1975 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1 Curtis Duvall DeWease died on November 22, 1975 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 75.6,5

Census Records

1910Dwelling 39, District 130, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 278, District 124, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia10
1930Dwelling 100, District 14, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1940Dwelling 45, District 81-25, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia11

Family 1

James Van Buren Muncy b. April 24, 1869, d. February 11, 1968
Marriage*Curtis Duvall DeWease married James Van Buren Muncy, son of James Boling Muncy and Julia DeWeese, circa 1917.7,8,9 
Children

Family 2

Jaha Woodie "Jay" Martin b. January 29, 1901, d. June 16, 1976
Marriage*Curtis Duvall DeWease married Jaha Woodie "Jay" Martin on June 26, 1975 at Elliston, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,1 

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle DeWease Sites obituary in the Mar 22, 2003 edition.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Doris Muncy Collins obituary in the Jun 25, 2007 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  10. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Odry Curtis DeWease1,2,3,4

M, b. May 4, 1902, d. March 6, 1964
FatherWilliam Ellec DeWease1,5 b. July 5, 1866
MotherAnnice Jurusiam Mountcastle1,5 b. December 10, 1871, d. May 25, 1939
     His Social Security Number was 229-14-5375.3 Odry Curtis DeWease was buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery, 1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, San Mateo Co., California.4 He was born on May 4, 1902 at Virginia.3,4 He married Lucy Lee Unknown circa 1921.2 Odry Curtis DeWease died on March 6, 1964 at Santa Clara Co., California, at age 61.3,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 39, District 130, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 325, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1930Farm laborer2
1940Dwelling 88, District 61-2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Lumber yard stacker6

Family

Lucy Lee Unknown
Marriage*Odry Curtis DeWease married Lucy Lee Unknown circa 1921.2 
Children
  • Mary Lee DeWease2,6
  • Virginia L./E. DeWease2,6

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  4. [S4176] Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Mateo Co., CA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle DeWease Sites obituary in the Mar 22, 2003 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Frank Hendrick DeWease1,2,3

M, b. April 10, 1905, d. April 18, 1946
FatherWilliam Ellec DeWease1,4 b. July 5, 1866
MotherAnnice Jurusiam Mountcastle1,5,4 b. December 10, 1871, d. May 25, 1939
     Frank Hendrick DeWease was buried at Centennial Christian Church Cemetery, McCoy, Montgomery Co., Virginia.3 He was born on April 10, 1905 at Virginia.1,3 He married Macie Unknown circa 1929.6 Frank Hendrick DeWease died on April 18, 1946 at McCoy, Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 41; Died in a coal mine accident along with 11 other miners.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 39, District 130, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 46, District 120, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 63, District 7, Blacksburg, Virginia6

Occupation

1930Coal miner6

Family

Macie Unknown b. January 24, 1896, d. August 6, 1982
Marriage*Frank Hendrick DeWease married Macie Unknown circa 1929.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S4729] Centennial Christian Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle DeWease Sites obituary in the Mar 22, 2003 edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Myrtle M. DeWease1

F, b. August 31, 1907, d. March 22, 2003
FatherWilliam Ellec DeWease1,2 b. July 5, 1866
MotherAnnice Jurusiam Mountcastle1,3,2 b. December 10, 1871, d. May 25, 1939
     Myrtle M. DeWease was buried at West View Cemetery, Blacksburg, Virginia.4,2 Her Social Security Number was 227-62-0349.5 She was born on August 31, 1907 at Montgomery Co., Virginia.4,2,5 As of April 16, 1927,her married name was Sites.4 She married Carlile Sites on April 16, 1927 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.4,2 Myrtle M. DeWease died on March 22, 2003 at Montgomery Co., Virginia, at age 95.4,2,5 She SITES, Myrtle Dewease, 95, of Christiansburg, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, March 22, 2003, at Montgomery Regional Hospital. She was born in Montgomery County, Virginia on August 31, 1907 to the late Ellec and Annis Montcastle Dewease. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlile Sites; a son, Leslie Sites; brothers, Alfred Dewease, Monzie Dewease, Odrey Dewease, Frank Dewease and Maynard Dewease; sisters, Ersie Dewease Maxie, Gerdie Dewease Bogus, Curtis Dewease Muncie and Perma Dewease Dove. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Rushie Sites Moore and Thomas C. Moore, Jr., of York Co., Va; sons and daughters-in-law, Hubert Ezekiel and Rosemarie Sites, of Floyd Co., Va. and Kyle Creed and Julia Sites, of Blacksburg; grandchildren, Joan Sites Dutton, Leslie Elaine Sites, Virginia Sites Bowers, Janice Sites Farmer, Tanya Sites Souther, Barbara Sites Lineweaver, Brenda Moore Begley, C.T. Moore, III and Kyle Creed Sites, Jr; twelve great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at 11 a.m. in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Davis and Rev. Keith Paff officiating. Interment will follow in the Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Christiansburg Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 176, Christiansburg, Va. 24073. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, S.W., Blacksburg, Va. on March 24, 2003.6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 39, District 130, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1920Dwelling 46, District 120, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 241, District 61-8, Blacksburg, Virginia7

Family

Carlile Sites b. June 6, 1904, d. March 29, 1987
Marriage*Myrtle M. DeWease married Carlile Sites on April 16, 1927 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle DeWease Sites obituary in the Mar 22, 2003 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Myrtle DeWease Sites obituary in the Mar 24, 2003 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Minnie Nora Flowers1,2,3

F, b. November 6, 1898, d. June 30, 1953
     Minnie Nora Flowers was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 She was born on November 6, 1898 at Virginia.4,1 As of December 14, 1914,her married name was DeWease.1 She married Maynard Elliott DeWease, son of William Ellec DeWease and Annice Jurusiam Mountcastle, on December 14, 1914 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,3 Minnie Nora Flowers died on June 30, 1953 at age 54.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 229, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia4
1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia5

Family

Maynard Elliott DeWease b. April 22, 1891, d. December 25, 1968
Marriage*Minnie Nora Flowers married Maynard Elliott DeWease, son of William Ellec DeWease and Annice Jurusiam Mountcastle, on December 14, 1914 at Bristol, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S2722] Roanoke City VA Archives - Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nora Frances Dewease Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 2012 edition.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ogretta Dewease Bayer obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel Dewease Turner obituary in the Oct 30, 2011 edition.

Cardon Elby DeWease1,2,3,4

M, b. July 8, 1916, d. July 28, 1967
FatherMaynard Elliott DeWease1,2,5,6,7 b. April 22, 1891, d. December 25, 1968
MotherMinnie Nora Flowers1,2,5,6,7 b. November 6, 1898, d. June 30, 1953
     Cardon Elby DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.4 He married Rosa Nell Kessler.3 Cardon Elby DeWease was born on July 8, 1916 at Virginia.1,3,4 He died on July 28, 1967 at age 51.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 229, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia1
1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Family

Rosa Nell Kessler d. January 24, 1995
Marriage*Cardon Elby DeWease married Rosa Nell Kessler.3 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  4. [S2722] Roanoke City VA Archives - Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ogretta Dewease Bayer obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel Dewease Turner obituary in the Oct 30, 2011 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nora Frances Dewease Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 2012 edition.

Eva Alberta DeWease1,2

F, b. September 4, 1918, d. December 30, 1969
FatherMaynard Elliott DeWease3,1,4,5,6 b. April 22, 1891, d. December 25, 1968
MotherMinnie Nora Flowers3,1,4,5,6 b. November 6, 1898, d. June 30, 1953
     Her married name was Evans.5 Her married name was Ritchy.2 Her married name was Henderson.2 Eva Alberta DeWease married Delmas Henderson.2 Eva Alberta DeWease married Unknown Ritchy.2 Eva Alberta DeWease married Unknown Evans.5 Eva Alberta DeWease was born on September 4, 1918 at Virginia.3,2 As of 1965,her married name was Jones.2 She married Robert Earl Jones in 1965.2 Eva Alberta DeWease died on December 30, 1969 at age 51.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 229, District 43, Melrose Ward, Roanoke, Virginia3
1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Family 1

Unknown Evans
Marriage*Eva Alberta DeWease married Unknown Evans.5 

Family 2

Unknown Ritchy
Marriage*Eva Alberta DeWease married Unknown Ritchy.2 

Family 3

Delmas Henderson
Marriage*Eva Alberta DeWease married Delmas Henderson.2 

Family 4

Robert Earl Jones
Marriage*Eva Alberta DeWease married Robert Earl Jones in 1965.2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ogretta Dewease Bayer obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel Dewease Turner obituary in the Oct 30, 2011 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nora Frances Dewease Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 2012 edition.

Ruby Lucille DeWease1,2

F, b. February 9, 1921, d. February 4, 1999
FatherMaynard Elliott DeWease1,3,4,5 b. April 22, 1891, d. December 25, 1968
MotherMinnie Nora Flowers1,3,4,5 b. November 6, 1898, d. June 30, 1953
     Her Social Security Number was 223-12-2250.6 Ruby Lucille DeWease was born on February 9, 1921 at Virginia.1,2,6 As of April, 1948,her married name was Pearl.2 She married Phillip W. Pearl in April, 1948.2 Ruby Lucille DeWease died on February 4, 1999 at Virginia at age 77.2,6,7 She PEARL, Ruby Dewease, 77, of Salem, died Thursday, February 4, 1999. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem.
on February 5, 1999.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Family

Phillip W. Pearl
Marriage*Ruby Lucille DeWease married Phillip W. Pearl in April, 1948.2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ogretta Dewease Bayer obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel Dewease Turner obituary in the Oct 30, 2011 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nora Frances Dewease Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 2012 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ruby DeWease Pearl obituary in the Feb 5, 1999 edition.

Nora Frances DeWease1,2,3

F, b. May 1, 1923, d. March 22, 2012
FatherMaynard Elliott DeWease1,4,5,3 b. April 22, 1891, d. December 25, 1968
MotherMinnie Nora Flowers1,4,5,3 b. November 6, 1898, d. June 30, 1953
     Nora Frances DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 She was born on May 1, 1923 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.2,3 As of circa 1943,her married name was Epperly.2,6 She married Leon Alden Epperly Sr. circa 1943.2,6,3 Nora Frances DeWease died on March 22, 2012 at Virginia at age 88.3 She Nora Frances Dewease Epperly, 88, of Salem, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, March 22, 2012. She was born in Roanoke County, a daughter of the late Maynard E. Dewease and Minnie Flowers Dewease and had been an area resident all of her life. She was a lifetime member of Peters Creek Church of the Brethren, where she was active as a Sunday School Teacher, Bible School Teacher and member of the Quilters Circle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, Leon A. Epperly Sr., who passed away in 2007, two daughters, Nora "Sudie" Epperly and Linda Huffman, a brother, Carden Dewease, and four sisters, Eva Evans, Ruby Pearl, Muriel Turner and Ogretta Bayer. She is survived by two sons, Leon A. Epperly Jr. and his wife, Doris, Garry L. Epperly and his wife, Patricia; a daughter, Bonnie Hutchison and her husband, Howell; six grandchildren, Wesley Epperly and his wife, Teresa, Darren Epperly, Brent Turner, Daniel Hutchison, Teresa Bostic and David Barker; several great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Richardson; brother-in-law, Daniel Bayer as well as several nieces; nephews; cousins; and close friends. Our special heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the nurses and staff of Amedisys Hospice and Dr. Aldo Alamo of Lewis Gale Hospital for their kind care and concern they provided for Mom. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, March 26, 2012 at the Peters Creek Church of the Brethren. Pastor Jack Lowe will officiate. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions in her memory be made to the Peters Creek Church of the Brethren, 5333 Cove Rd. NW, Roanoke, VA 24019. on March 25, 2012.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Family

Leon Alden Epperly Sr. b. December 29, 1916, d. April 15, 2007
Marriage*Nora Frances DeWease married Leon Alden Epperly Sr. circa 1943.2,6,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nora Frances Dewease Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 2012 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ogretta Dewease Bayer obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel Dewease Turner obituary in the Oct 30, 2011 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, from the Leon Alden Epperly, Sr., obituary in the Apr 16, 2007 edition.
  7. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wesley Phillip Epperly obituary in the Aug 17, 2017 edition.
  8. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S2722] Roanoke City VA Archives - Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/

Muriel Evelyn DeWease1,2,3

F, b. June 1, 1925, d. October 27, 2011
FatherMaynard Elliott DeWease1,4,5 b. April 22, 1891, d. December 25, 1968
MotherMinnie Nora Flowers1,4,5 b. November 6, 1898, d. June 30, 1953
     Muriel Evelyn DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.3 Her married name was Van Fossen.2 She married Billy Van Fossen.2 Muriel Evelyn DeWease was born on June 1, 1925 at Virginia.1,2 As of 1958,her married name was Turner.2 She married Thomas Harold Turner in 1958.2,4,6,3 Muriel Evelyn DeWease died on October 27, 2011 at Virginia at age 86.3 She Muriel Dewease Turner, 86, of Salem, passed away on October 27, 2011. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Harold Turner; sisters, Eva Jones Evans, Ruby Pearl, Ogretta Bayer; and brother, Cardon Dewease. As a young woman, Muriel attended National Business College and then became a stay-at-home mother. Later, she was an Avon products saleswoman, and worked for Lotz Funeral Home, Leggett department store and Sears Telecatalog. Muriel was active in the community as a President of The Roanoke Valley Extension Homemakers Club, and a participant in both Sweet Adelines and the Senior's Kitchen Band. She eagerly anticipated her opportunity to serve as an election official at local polling venues. Many will remember Muriel as a Salem Farmer's Market vendor, selling apple butter, honey and baked goods. Other hobbies included crafting, apple butter making, canning and sewing. As a member of Peters Creek Church of the Brethren, Muriel was active in The Quilting Bee and in other projects which involved helping others. She enjoyed playing the harmonica, listening and dancing to Country and Hawaiian music, and interacting with her beloved cat, Echo. Although she had many interests, Muriel treasured her family above everything. She planned various activities, including picnics, luaus, and swimming parties, to ensure that her loved ones gathered to celebrate family unity. She is survived by four daughters, Carolyn Farris, Billie Reid, Joyce Schneider, Marie Bliss and her husband, David. Also surviving are grandchildren, Renee Wise, Jason Gwinn, Chris Gwinn, Holly Farris, Aaron Mayes, Jacob Mayes, Rachel Roberts, Hannah Widener, Levi Reed, and Will Bliss. She has 16 great-grandchidren and one great-great-granddaughter. Muriel is also survived by a sister, Nora Epperly; brother-in-law, Daniel Bayer; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at Lotz Chapel in Salem, Sunday, October 30, 2011 from 1 to 4 p.m. The funeral will take place at Lotz Chapel in Salem at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, officiated by Pastor Jack Lowe with a graveside service at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org). The family extends heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Pheasant Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for their respect and tender care of Muriel. on October 30, 2011.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Family 1

Billy Van Fossen
Marriage*Muriel Evelyn DeWease married Billy Van Fossen.2 

Family 2

Thomas Harold Turner b. November 20, 1931, d. November 4, 2007
Marriage*Muriel Evelyn DeWease married Thomas Harold Turner in 1958.2,4,6,3 
Children
  • Carolyn Turner6,3
  • Billie Turner6,3
  • Joyce Turner6,3
  • Marie Turner6,3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel Dewease Turner obituary in the Oct 30, 2011 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ogretta Dewease Bayer obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nora Frances Dewease Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 2012 edition.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Thomas Harold Turner obituary in the Nov 7, 2007 edition.

Ogretta DeWease1,2,3,4

F, b. November 8, 1927, d. December 30, 2009
FatherMaynard Elliott DeWease1,2,4,5 b. April 22, 1891, d. December 25, 1968
MotherMinnie Nora Flowers1,2,4,5 b. November 6, 1898, d. June 30, 1953
     Ogretta DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.2 She was born on November 8, 1927 at Virginia.6,2 As of April 17, 1948,her married name was Bayer.6 She married Daniel Max Bayer on April 17, 1948 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,2,3 Ogretta DeWease died on December 30, 2009 at Virginia at age 82.2 She Ogretta Dewease Bayer, of Roanoke, Va., passed to her heavenly home on Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Cancer took her life, but not her spirit. Born on November 8, 1927, she was the youngest child born to Minnie and Maynard Dewease. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Cardon Dewease; sisters, Eva Jones and Ruby Pearl; and a beloved brother-in-law, Thomas Harold Turner. Left to cherish her memory are her beloved husband of 61 years, Daniel; sons, Elliott and daughter-in-law, Kenna, and Ralph and daughter-in-law, Cathy; and daughter, Minnie. Also surviving are sisters, Nora Epperly, of Salem, and Muriel Turner, of Roanoke; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews, all very special to her. Ogretta was a life-long member of Peters Creek Church of the Brethren, enjoying numerous activities within the church family as her health permitted. After retirement from General Electric, she worked for many years at Stritesky's Flower Shop. She enjoyed working with flowers and the people she met there. She was also very skilled at baking and decorating wedding cakes, as well as organizing and directing many weddings and receptions. She did volunteer work with Roanoke County and organizations such as Valley Beautiful, Roanoke Garden Clubs and the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, judging exhibits at the Salem Fair. She was a member of the Women of the Moose and a member of the College of Regents. The family suggests that memorials be made to Peters Creek Church of the Brethren, 5333 Cove Road, Roanoke, Va. 24019. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road by Dr. Jack Lowe, and the Rev. Richard Gottshall. Interment will follow in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, January 4, 2010, at Simpson Funeral Home, 540-366-0707. on January 1, 2010.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 92, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Family

Daniel Max Bayer
Marriage*Ogretta DeWease married Daniel Max Bayer on April 17, 1948 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,2,3 
Children
  • Elliott Bayer2
  • Ralph Bayer2
  • Minnie Bayer2

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Ogretta Dewease Bayer obituary in the Jan 1, 2010 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the DeWease 50th wedding anniversary announcement in the Apr 19, 1998 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Muriel Dewease Turner obituary in the Oct 30, 2011 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nora Frances Dewease Epperly obituary in the Mar 25, 2012 edition.
  6. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572

Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams1,2,3,4

F, b. June 10, 1904, d. September 28, 1987
     Her Social Security Number was 224-92-8012.5 Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia.6,4 She was born on June 10, 1904 at Virginia.5,6,4 As of February 13, 1927,her married name was DeWease.1 She married Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr., son of William Ellec DeWease and Annice Jurusiam Mountcastle, on February 13, 1927 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,4 Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams died on September 28, 1987 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 83.6,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 155, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia7
1940Dwelling 34, District 81-10, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Family

Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr. b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
Marriage*Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams married Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr., son of William Ellec DeWease and Annice Jurusiam Mountcastle, on February 13, 1927 at Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gail DeWease Bogaz obituary in the Feb 7, 2004 edition.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S249] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Hall's Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aleene DeWease Ronk obituary in the Aug 9, 1999 edition.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lowell D. DeWease, Sr., obituary in the Aug 14, 2006 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Marvin Elwin DeWease obituary in the Nov 16, 2017 edition.
  12. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Alfred Jacob Dewease, Jr. obituary in the Nov 3, 2016 edition.

Warren Eugene DeWease1,2,3

M, b. April 22, 1921, d. May 5, 1969
FatherAlfred Jacob DeWease Sr.1,4,3 b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
MotherGlenna Kate Garman1,3 b. March 25, 1899, d. December 9, 1922
     Warren Eugene DeWease was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia.2,3 He was born on April 22, 1921 at Virginia.2,3 He died on May 5, 1969 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 48.2,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 155, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 34, District 81-10, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S249] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Hall's Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Walter "Willie" DeWease1,2,3

M, b. April 13, 1922, d. May 6, 1979
FatherAlfred Jacob DeWease Sr.1,4 b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
MotherGlenna Kate Garman1 b. March 25, 1899, d. December 9, 1922
     His Social Security Number was 224-20-0996.5 William Walter "Willie" DeWease was born on April 13, 1922 at Virginia.2,3 He died on May 6, 1979 at Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 57.2,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 155, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 34, District 81-10, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Ruth Inez DeWease1

F, b. September 26, 1927, d. February 14, 1994
FatherAlfred Jacob DeWease Sr.1,2,3 b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
MotherGenevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams1,2,3 b. June 10, 1904, d. September 28, 1987
     Her Social Security Number was 231-24-6641.4 Her married name was Lyon.5 Ruth Inez DeWease married Charles Thomas Lyon Jr.5,6 Ruth Inez DeWease was born on September 26, 1927 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.5,4 She died on February 14, 1994 at Los Angeles Co., California, at age 66.5,6,7,4 She LYON, Inez Dewease, 66, of Laverne, Calif., formerly of Salem, died Monday, February 14, 1994. She is survived by three sons, Charles Thomas Lyon III, Los Alamitos, Calif., Kenneth Allen Lyon, Chino Hills, Calif., Scott Earl Lyon, Las Vegas, Nev; one daughter, Debra Ann Gatz, Riverside, Calif; three sisters, Aleene Ronk, Roanoke, Arleigh Boyd, Roanoke, Gail Bogaz, Chesterfield; five brothers, Lowell D. Dewease, Marvin E. Dewease, R. Dale Dewease, all of Salem, Alton ("Bud") Dewease, Dublin, Ga., Alfred J. ("P.D.") Dewease, Craig Co; seven grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 19, 1994, 3 p.m. at the Edgewood Christian Church, Roanoke. Arrangements are being handled by Oakdale Funeral Home, Glendora, Calif.
on February 17, 1994.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 155, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 34, District 81-10, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Family

Charles Thomas Lyon Jr.
Marriage*Ruth Inez DeWease married Charles Thomas Lyon Jr.5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gail DeWease Bogaz obituary in the Feb 7, 2004 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Inez DeWease Lyon obituary in the Feb 17, 1994 edition.
  7. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.

Alfred Jacob DeWease1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. July 29, 1929, d. July 31, 1960
FatherAlfred Jacob DeWease Sr.1,2,9,10,4,7,8 b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
MotherGenevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams1,2,9,10,4,7,8 b. June 10, 1904, d. September 28, 1987
     Alfred Jacob DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.5 He was born on July 29, 1929 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.11,3,5,6,8 He married Dora Alice Hodges on October 26, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,7 Alfred Jacob DeWease and Dora Alice Hodges were divorced on July 17, 1957 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.12 Alfred Jacob DeWease died on July 31, 1960 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 31.3,5,8

Census Records

1930Dwelling 155, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 34, District 81-10, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia10

Family

Dora Alice Hodges
Marriage*Alfred Jacob DeWease married Dora Alice Hodges on October 26, 1951 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,7 
Divorce* Alfred Jacob DeWease and Dora Alice Hodges were divorced on July 17, 1957 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.12 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aleene DeWease Ronk obituary in the Aug 9, 1999 edition.
  3. [S2724] Roanoke City VA Archives - Peters Creek Cemetery, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/roanokecity/cemeteries/
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gail DeWease Bogaz obituary in the Feb 7, 2004 edition.
  5. [S2274] Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Roanoke, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=49961910&CRid=49750&
  6. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Lowell D. DeWease, Sr., obituary in the Aug 14, 2006 edition.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  12. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Glenna Kate Garman1,2

F, b. March 25, 1899, d. December 9, 1922
     Glenna Kate Garman was buried at Hall's Church Cemetery, Rt. 603, Ironto, Montgomery Co., Virginia.1 She was born on March 25, 1899 at Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,2 As of April 18, 1920,her married name was DeWease.1,2 She married Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr., son of William Ellec DeWease and Annice Jurusiam Mountcastle, on April 18, 1920.1,2 Glenna Kate Garman died on December 9, 1922 at age 23; Died of diptheria.1,2

Family

Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr. b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
Marriage*She married Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr., son of William Ellec DeWease and Annice Jurusiam Mountcastle, on April 18, 1920.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S249] Ruth G. Hale & Glenna G. Garner, Hall's Church Cemetery, Montgomery Co., VA.
  2. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Debra Ann Lyon1,2

F, b. July 15, 1954, d. May 5, 2000
FatherCharles Thomas Lyon Jr.1,2
MotherRuth Inez DeWease1,2 b. September 26, 1927, d. February 14, 1994
     Her Social Security Number was 573-02-4428.3 Her married name was Gatz.1 Debra Ann Lyon married Unknown Gatz.1,2 Debra Ann Lyon was born on July 15, 1954 at Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.1,3 She died on May 5, 2000 at Riverside, Riverside Co., California, at age 45.1,3

Family

Unknown Gatz
Marriage*She married Unknown Gatz.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Inez DeWease Lyon obituary in the Feb 17, 1994 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Kenneth Allen Lyon1,2

M, b. September 12, 1959, d. August 1, 1998
FatherCharles Thomas Lyon Jr.1,2
MotherRuth Inez DeWease1,2 b. September 26, 1927, d. February 14, 1994
     His Social Security Number was 554-15-7326.3 Kenneth Allen Lyon was born on September 12, 1959.3 He died on August 1, 1998 at age 38.1,3

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Inez DeWease Lyon obituary in the Feb 17, 1994 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Aleene Martha DeWease1

F, b. October 31, 1931, d. August 6, 1999
FatherAlfred Jacob DeWease Sr.1,2,3,4 b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
MotherGenevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams1,2,3,4 b. June 10, 1904, d. September 28, 1987
     Aleene Martha DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 She was born on October 31, 1931 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1 As of April 30, 1949,her married name was Ronk.1 She married Emory Elias Ronk on April 30, 1949 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 Aleene Martha DeWease and Emory Elias Ronk were divorced in 1990.1 Aleene Martha DeWease died on August 6, 1999 at Roanoke Co., Virginia, at age 67.1,2 She RONK, Aleene DeWease, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, August 6, 1999. She was a daughter of the late Alfred DeWease and Geneva Williams DeWease. Aleene was a member of Peter's Creek Church of the Brethren. She was employed by both Roanoke County Schools and Kroger. Surviving are her daughters, Martha Lynn Ronk Walters, Roanoke, Judy Ronk LaPrad and her husband Robert (Sonny) LaPrad of Bent Mountain; two grandchildren, Jason Niles Walters, and Ashley Nicole Walters; brothers Lowell DeWease and wife Virginia, Marvin DeWease and wife Nancy, Dale DeWease and wife Pam, all of Salem, Arlton (Bud) DeWease and wife Connie of Dublin, Ga., Alfred Jacob (P.D.) DeWease of Salem; sisters Gail Bogaz of Richmond, Arleigh Boyd and husband Lonnie of Roanoke, numerous nieces and nephews, a sister-in-law Ruth Sink and her husband David of Roanoke and a brother-in-law, William Ronk and wife Helen of Fincastle. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 10, 1999 from Peter's Creek Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Paris Bain and Rev. Richard Ronk will officiate. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Oakey's North Chapel. on August 9, 1999.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 34, District 81-10, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia3

Family

Emory Elias Ronk
Marriage*Aleene Martha DeWease married Emory Elias Ronk on April 30, 1949 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 
Divorce* Aleene Martha DeWease and Emory Elias Ronk were divorced in 1990.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aleene DeWease Ronk obituary in the Aug 9, 1999 edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gail DeWease Bogaz obituary in the Feb 7, 2004 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Judy Lee Ronk LaPrad obituary in the Dec 5, 2012 edition.

Arvil Carlton DeWease1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 1, 1934, d. June 12, 1973
FatherAlfred Jacob DeWease Sr.1,2,3,5 b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
MotherGenevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams1,2,3,5 b. June 10, 1904, d. September 28, 1987
     Arvil Carlton DeWease was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.5 He married Joyce A. Francisco.1,4,5 Arvil Carlton DeWease was born on July 1, 1934 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,5 He died on June 12, 1973 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 38.5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 34, District 81-10, Catawba, Roanoke Co., Virginia2

Family

Joyce A. Francisco b. November 18, 1937, d. January 25, 1989
Marriage*Arvil Carlton DeWease married Joyce A. Francisco.1,4,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gail DeWease Bogaz obituary in the Feb 7, 2004 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glenn Jeffrey DeWease obituary in the Jan 12, 2015 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S4722] Memorial Networks Partner Provider, online http://www.memorialsolutions.com, From the Wiley Edward Eagle obituary.

Joyce A. Francisco1

F, b. November 18, 1937, d. January 25, 1989
     Her Social Security Number was 224-46-5801.2 Joyce A. Francisco was buried at Fort Hill Memorial Park, 5196 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.3 Her married name was DeWease.1 Her married name was Eagle.2 She married Arvil Carlton DeWease, son of Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr. and Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams.1,4,5 Joyce A. Francisco married Wiley Edward Eagle.2 Joyce A. Francisco was born on November 18, 1937.2 She died on January 25, 1989 at age 51.2

Family 1

Wiley Edward Eagle b. November 21, 1935, d. February 4, 2009
Marriage*She married Wiley Edward Eagle.2 

Family 2

Arvil Carlton DeWease b. July 1, 1934, d. June 12, 1973
Marriage*Joyce A. Francisco married Arvil Carlton DeWease, son of Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr. and Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams.1,4,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S4721] Fort Hill Memorial Park, Lynchburg, VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Glenn Jeffrey DeWease obituary in the Jan 12, 2015 edition.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S4722] Memorial Networks Partner Provider, online http://www.memorialsolutions.com, From the Wiley Edward Eagle obituary.

Roberta Gail DeWease1,2

F, b. February 5, 1944, d. February 4, 2004
FatherAlfred Jacob DeWease Sr.1,3,2 b. May 29, 1893, d. October 6, 1970
MotherGenevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams1,3,2 b. June 10, 1904, d. September 28, 1987
     Roberta Gail DeWease was buried at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 5070 Cove Road N. W., Roanoke, Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 229-58-3085.4 Her married name was Bogaz.1 She married Unknown Bogaz.1,3 Roberta Gail DeWease was born on February 5, 1944 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.1,4 As of 1962,her married name was Snead.1 She married Leonard Wesley Snead in 1962.1 Roberta Gail DeWease died on February 4, 2004 at Chesterfield, Virginia, at age 59.2,4 She Gail DeWease Bogaz, 59, of Chesterfield, Va., formerly of Salem, Va., passed away in her home. She was a member of Shiloh Pentecostal Church. She is survived by her son, Sheldon Bogaz and his wife, Kathy; daughter, Kerrie Sparks and her husband, Roger; and grandsons, Jacob Bogaz, William Bogaz, Cole Sparks, and Chase Sparks; sister, Arleigh Boyd and husband, Lonnie of Roanoke; brothers, Dale DeWease and wife, Pam, Lowell Dewease and wife, Virginia, Marvin Dewease and wife, Nancy, and P.D. Dewease, all of Salem; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of the late Alfred and Geneva Williams DeWease, and was also preceded in death by her siblings, Inez Lyon, Jacob DeWease, Arvil DeWease, Aleene Ronk, and Bud DeWease. A memorial service will be conducted 3 p.m. Monday, February 9, at The Parham Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1771 Parham Road. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to SPCA, 2519 Hermitage Road, Richmond, Va. 23220. on February 7, 2004.2

Family 1

Leonard Wesley Snead b. circa 1941, d. March 4, 2003
Marriage*She married Leonard Wesley Snead in 1962.1 

Family 2

Unknown Bogaz
Marriage*Roberta Gail DeWease married Unknown Bogaz.1,3 
Children
  • Kerrie Bogaz2
  • Sheldon L. Bogaz2

Citations

  1. [S1100] Many Relatives - 7, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3157044&id=I13572
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Gail DeWease Bogaz obituary in the Feb 7, 2004 edition.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Aleene DeWease Ronk obituary in the Aug 9, 1999 edition.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Leonard Wesley Snead1

M, b. circa 1941, d. March 4, 2003
     Leonard Wesley Snead was born circa 1941.1 He married Roberta Gail DeWease, daughter of Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr. and Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams, in 1962.1 Leonard Wesley Snead died on March 4, 2003 at Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., Virginia.1

Family

Roberta Gail DeWease b. February 5, 1944, d. February 4, 2004
Marriage*He married Roberta Gail DeWease, daughter of Alfred Jacob DeWease Sr. and Genevieve Martha "Geneva" Williams, in 1962.1