Grover Henry Austin1,2,3

M, b. January 29, 1928, d. April 2, 2006
     His Social Security Number was 225-22-0190.4 Grover Henry Austin was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on January 29, 1928 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,3 He married Evelyn Ruth Byrd, daughter of Lenzy Howard Byrd and Mamie Gaynell Grant, on December 12, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,5,3 Grover Henry Austin died on April 2, 2006 at Virginia at age 78.2,4 He Grover H. Austin, 78, of Roanoke, died Sunday, April 2, 2006. Mr. Austin was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Air Force in the Pacific Theatre. He was a longtime member of Windsor Hills Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and still currently serving on the finance board as chairman. Mr. Austin retired from Southeastern Railroad Association Bureau, was a member of Virginia Heights Masonic Lodge #324 A.F. & A.M. now Lakeland Masonic Lodge #190 A.F. & A.M. Mr. Austin was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James Doyle Austin and O.C. Austin, Jr; and one sister, Lucille A. Minter. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Evelyn B. Austin; his beloved Maltese, Missy; one sister, Iris A. Lloyd; two special nephews, who were just like sons, Roger N. Austin and his wife, Belinda and D. Wayne Austin and his wife, Nancy of Atlanta, Ga; a special cousin who was like a daughter, Debby G. Beck and her husband, John Beck of Cincinnati; a sister-in-law, Mary Austin, Orange Park, Fla; a special friend, Chester T. Lyle; also many other special, loving relatives and friends and his church family survive. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2006 at Oakeys South Chapel with the Rev. C. Lawrence Dodson and the Rev. Earl L. Dodson officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Windsor Hills Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 4, 2006 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakeys South Chapel, Brambleton Avenue, 989-3131. on April 4, 2006.2

Family

Evelyn Ruth Byrd b. September 26, 1925, d. April 2, 2010
Marriage*He married Evelyn Ruth Byrd, daughter of Lenzy Howard Byrd and Mamie Gaynell Grant, on December 12, 1947 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,5,3 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Helen Byrd Austin obituary in the Dec 10, 1996 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Grover H. Austin obituary in the Apr 4, 2006 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Evelyn Byrd Austin obituary in the Apr 4, 2010 edition.

Willie I. Sampson Teel1

M, b. circa 1869
FatherTerry Teel1 b. April, 1835
MotherLydia Margaret Wilson1 b. circa 1843, d. before June 26, 1900
     Willie I. Sampson Teel was born circa 1869 at Virginia.1 He Not enumerated with his family in the 1880 Census on June 6, 1880.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 207, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Joe Peter Isham Teel1

M, b. circa August, 1870
FatherTerry Teel1 b. April, 1835
MotherLydia Margaret Wilson1 b. circa 1843, d. before June 26, 1900
     Joe Peter Isham Teel was born circa August, 1870 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Census Records

1870Dwelling 207, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1880Not enumerated with his family in the 1880 Census2

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Ida Vinna Wimmer1,2,3,4,5

F, b. January 23, 1896, d. March 5, 1987
FatherJohn Morgan Wimmer1,2,3,4 b. June 28, 1874, d. October 11, 1939
MotherElsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel1,2,3,4 b. May 15, 1875, d. April 27, 1953
     Ida Vinna Wimmer was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.6,4 She was born on January 23, 1896 at Floyd Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1897.1,3,6,4 As of April 18, 1917,her married name was Mills.7 She married Archer Taylor "Archie" Mills, son of James Taylor Mills and Tabitha Jane Mills, on April 18, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,4 Ida Vinna Wimmer died on March 5, 1987 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 91.6,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 186, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 127, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 51, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia8
1930Dwelling 98, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia9
1940Dwelling 124, District 119-29, Roanoke, Virginia10

Family

Archer Taylor "Archie" Mills b. November 29, 1891, d. October 26, 1966
Marriage*Ida Vinna Wimmer married Archer Taylor "Archie" Mills, son of James Taylor Mills and Tabitha Jane Mills, on April 18, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.7,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  7. [S341] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Mills Families of Floyd and Franklin Counties, VA.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wendell W. Mills obituary in the Jul 22, 2002 edition.

Irvin Otey Wimmer1,2,3,4

M, b. January 2, 1900, d. May 3, 1960
FatherJohn Morgan Wimmer1,2,5,6,7 b. June 28, 1874, d. October 11, 1939
MotherElsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel1,2,5,6,7 b. May 15, 1875, d. April 27, 1953
     Irvin Otey Wimmer was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.4 He married Maggie Teel, daughter of George L. Teel and Ora Tyree.4,8 Irvin Otey Wimmer was born on January 2, 1900 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,7,3,4 He died on May 3, 1960 at age 60.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 186, District 20, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1910Dwelling 127, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1920Dwelling 22, District 100, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia5
1930Dwelling 252, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1920Farm laborer5
1930Farm laborer6

Family

Maggie Teel b. September 28, 1900, d. May 7, 2000
Marriage*Irvin Otey Wimmer married Maggie Teel, daughter of George L. Teel and Ora Tyree.4,8 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Maggie Teel Wimmer obituary in the May 10, 2000 edition.

Dorothy Elizabeth Wimmer1,2

F, b. November 16, 1908, d. before January 6, 1920
FatherJohn Morgan Wimmer1 b. June 28, 1874, d. October 11, 1939
MotherElsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel1 b. May 15, 1875, d. April 27, 1953
     Dorothy Elizabeth Wimmer was buried at Old Wimmer Cemetery (also known as Wimmer-Shaver Cemetery), Mac King farm, Mile Post 141, Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on November 16, 1908 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She died before January 6, 1920 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia; The Wimmer book has a death date of Jul 9, 1909, however she was enumerated in the 1910 Census but she was not enumerated with her family in the 1920 Census.2,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 127, District 51, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Wilbur Eugene Wimmer1,2

M, b. August 21, 1930, d. March 19, 2004
FatherJoseph Ezra Wimmer1,2,3 b. October 23, 1892, d. February 6, 1978
MotherBertie Lee Wimmer1,2,3 b. May 11, 1897, d. November 11, 1980
     His Social Security Number was 224-36-6134.4 Wilbur Eugene Wimmer was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 He was born on August 21, 1930 at Floyd Co., Virginia.4,2 He married Barbara Unknown circa 1955.2 Wilbur Eugene Wimmer died on March 19, 2004 at Bedford Co., Virginia, at age 73.4,2 He Wilbur Eugene Wimmer, 73, of Goodview, went to be with the Lord, Friday, March 19, 2004. He was born August 21, 1930 in Floyd County, Va., son of Joseph and Bertie Wimmer. He was a loving and caring husband, father, father-in-law and Paw Paw. Mr. Wimmer retired after 41 years of service from Roanoke Ready Mix Concrete. He was preceded in death by a son, Gary Michael Wimmer; sister, Gertrude Shilling; brothers, Joseph Wimmer, Jr. and Nova Wimmer. He left to cherish his memory a devoted and loving wife of 49 years, Barbara J. Wimmer; son and wife, Terry E. And Dana Wimmer; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Wimmer; grandsons, Michael, Joseph and Jacob Wimmer; great-granddaughter, Taylor Wimmer; sister, Atlaleen Cando, Jacksonville, N.C; brothers, Colonel Wimmer, Copper Hill, Newton Wimmer of Jacksonville, N.C; special friends, Barry and Nancy Brubaker. A graveside service will be conducted 10 a.m. Monday, March 22, 2004 in Sherwood Memorial Park by Pastor Jeff Keaton. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Simpson-Tharp Funeral Home, 5160, Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, Va., 366-0707. on March 22, 2004.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 103, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia3

Family

Barbara Unknown
Marriage*Wilbur Eugene Wimmer married Barbara Unknown circa 1955.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph E. Wimmer, Jr. obituary in the Jun 1, 2000 edition.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilbur Eugene Wimmer obituary in the Mar 22, 2004 edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Nova Crist "Crickett" Wimmer1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November 22, 1920, d. December 8, 1993
FatherJoseph Ezra Wimmer1,6,4,7,5 b. October 23, 1892, d. February 6, 1978
MotherBertie Lee Wimmer1,6,4,7,5 b. May 11, 1897, d. November 11, 1980
     Nova Crist "Crickett" Wimmer was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 223-28-2920.8 He was born on November 22, 1920 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.8,3,4,5 He married Virginia Vestell Milliron, daughter of William Arthur Milliron and Addie Nollie Pendleton, on February 3, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,4,10 Nova Crist "Crickett" Wimmer died on December 8, 1993 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 73.8,2,10 He WIMMER, Nova C., ("Crickett"), 73, of Roanoke, died Wednesday, December 8, 1993. He was retired from the H. C. Lewis Oil Company; and was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia M. Wimmer. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Annette and Richard Wickham, Roanoke, Carole and Roy Saunders, Va. Beach, Va; two grandchildren, Tammy Randall, Va. Beach, Christopher Wickham, Roanoke; one great-grandson, Kevin Randall, Va. Beach; four brothers, Joseph Wimmer Jr., Wilbur Wimmer, Colonel Wimmer all of Roanoke, Newton Wimmer, Jacksonville, N.C; one sister, Athlene Cando, Sneads Ferry, N.C. Funeral services will be conducted from Oakey's Vinton Chapel 1 p.m. Friday, December 10, 1993, with the Rev. Ken Butterworth officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Oakey's Vinton Chapel after noon Thursday. on December 9, 1993.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 253, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 103, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia7

Occupation

1940Farm laborer7

Family

Virginia Vestell Milliron b. April 9, 1925, d. July 5, 1990
Marriage*Nova Crist "Crickett" Wimmer married Virginia Vestell Milliron, daughter of William Arthur Milliron and Addie Nollie Pendleton, on February 3, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.9,4,10 
Children
  • Carole Elaine Wimmer2,9,11
  • Annette Kay Wimmer2,9,11

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nova C. Wimmer obituary in the Dec 9, 1993 edition.
  3. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilbur Eugene Wimmer obituary in the Mar 22, 2004 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Vestell Milliron Wimmer obituary in the Jul 5, 1990 edition.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Athaleen Maude Wimmer1,2,3,4

F, b. December 31, 1925, d. July 14, 2011
FatherJoseph Ezra Wimmer1,2,5,6,4 b. October 23, 1892, d. February 6, 1978
MotherBertie Lee Wimmer1,2,5,6,4 b. May 11, 1897, d. November 11, 1980
     Athaleen Maude Wimmer Athaleen Wimmer Cando, 85, of Wilmington and formally of Jacksonville died July 14, 2011 in Wilmington. Mrs. Cando was born in Floyd County, Va to the late Joseph and Vertie Wimmer and was also preceded in death by her husband Robert G. Cando. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday at Jones Funeral Home Chapel Jacksonville with Reverend Preston Wells officiating. Interment will follow at Onslow Memorial Park. Surviving are her four children, Roger Cando of Wilmington, Beverly Payne of Charlotte, Sharon Jones of Jacksonville and Gail Simmons of Scott Hill. Also surviving are her two brothers, Colonel Wimmer of Copper Hill, VA, Newton Wimmer of Jacksonville and her grandson, Christopher Cando of Jacksonville. The family will receive friends Monday at the Funeral Home from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Liberty Hospice, 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. On behalf of our mother, we would like to extend our love and appreciation for the compassionate care provided by Mattie McKenzie and Shirley Scott during her illness.4 She was buried at Onslow Memorial Park, Jacksonville, Onslow Co., North Carolina.4 She was born on December 31, 1925 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3,7,4 As of March 21, 1948,her married name was Cando.3 She married Robert Gabriel Cando on March 21, 1948.3,4 Athaleen Maude Wimmer died on July 14, 2011 at Wilmington, New Hanover Co., North Carolina, at age 85.7,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 253, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 103, District 32-14, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia6

Family

Robert Gabriel Cando b. November 1, 1906, d. July 15, 1983
Marriage*Athaleen Maude Wimmer married Robert Gabriel Cando on March 21, 1948.3,4 
Children
  • Sharon Cando4
  • Beverly Faye Cando3,8,4
  • Gail Deloris Cando8,4

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Joseph E. Wimmer, Jr. obituary in the Jun 1, 2000 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  4. [S4410] Jones Funeral Home, online http://www.jonesfh.org, From the Athaleen Wimmer Cando obituary.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilbur Eugene Wimmer obituary in the Mar 22, 2004 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.

Robert Gabriel Cando1,2

M, b. November 1, 1906, d. July 15, 1983
     His Social Security Number was 239-28-4421.3 Robert Gabriel Cando was born on November 1, 1906 at New York.3,4 He married Athaleen Maude Wimmer, daughter of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on March 21, 1948.1,5 Robert Gabriel Cando died on July 15, 1983 at Jacksonville, Onslow Co., North Carolina, at age 76.4

Family

Athaleen Maude Wimmer b. December 31, 1925, d. July 14, 2011
Marriage*He married Athaleen Maude Wimmer, daughter of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on March 21, 1948.1,5 
Children
  • Sharon Cando5
  • Beverly Faye Cando1,2,5
  • Gail Deloris Cando2,5

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  2. [S998] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  5. [S4410] Jones Funeral Home, online http://www.jonesfh.org, From the Athaleen Wimmer Cando obituary.

Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer1,2,3

F, b. February 1, 1923, d. June 12, 1977
FatherJoseph Ezra Wimmer1,4,2 b. October 23, 1892, d. February 6, 1978
MotherBertie Lee Wimmer1,4,2 b. May 11, 1897, d. November 11, 1980
     Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer was born on February 1, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,5 As of December 23, 1939,her married name was Shilling.2 She married Kennis Andrew Shilling, son of Andrew Cleveland "Cleve" Shilling and Nancy Ellen Richards, on December 23, 1939 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer died on June 12, 1977 at age 54.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 253, District 11, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia1

Family

Kennis Andrew Shilling b. February 21, 1919, d. March 14, 2011
Marriage*Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer married Kennis Andrew Shilling, son of Andrew Cleveland "Cleve" Shilling and Nancy Ellen Richards, on December 23, 1939 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2,3 
Children
  • Janet Marie Shilling2,3,6
  • Joyce Ann Shilling2,3
  • Don Wayne Shilling2,3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  3. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kennis Andrew Shilling obituary in the Mar 16, 2011 edition.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilbur Eugene Wimmer obituary in the Mar 22, 2004 edition.
  5. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Gary Michael Wimmer1,2

M, b. January 21, 1958, d. July, 1980
FatherWilbur Eugene Wimmer1 b. August 21, 1930, d. March 19, 2004
MotherBarbara Unknown1
     Gary Michael Wimmer was buried at Sherwood Burial Park, 1045 Lynchburg Turnpike, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 223-90-2068.3 He married Phyllis Cook.2 Gary Michael Wimmer was born on January 21, 1958.3 He died in July, 1980 at age 22.3

Family

Phyllis Cook
Marriage*He married Phyllis Cook.2 

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wilbur Eugene Wimmer obituary in the Mar 22, 2004 edition.
  2. [S2752] City of Salem VA Archives - Sherwood Memorial Park, online http://files.usgwarchives.org/va/salem/cemeteries/
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Kennis Andrew Shilling1,2

M, b. February 21, 1919, d. March 14, 2011
FatherAndrew Cleveland "Cleve" Shilling1,2 b. August 9, 1884, d. April 30, 1969
MotherNancy Ellen Richards1,2 b. November 10, 1885, d. 1971
     Kennis Andrew Shilling was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.2 He was born on February 21, 1919 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1 He married Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer, daughter of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on December 23, 1939 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 Kennis Andrew Shilling died on March 14, 2011 at Virginia at age 92.2 He Kennis Andrew Shilling, 92, of Roanoke, went to be with the Lord on Monday morning, March 14, 2011. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Kennis was a former member of First Baptist Church and most recently a member of Haran Baptist Church. He was a former choir member at First Baptist Church and enjoyed singing for many years in the Bowties Quartet. Kennis was the former owner of Shilling Produce on the city market and had retired from Norfolk-Western Railway as a foreman with 35 years of service. He enjoyed his family, gardening and yard work and listening to music and singing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Cleveland and Nancy Ellen Richards Shilling; his brothers, Wilmer and Curtis Shilling; his sisters, Lonnie Brown, Rena Vaughan, Bertha Nichols, Aliene Chocklett, Vessie Baker, Clyties St. Clair; and his loving wife, Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer Shilling. Surviving are his children, son, Don Wayne Shilling and wife, Marcy Anderson Shilling, of Forest; daughters, Janet Lancaster and husband, Bobby, of Salem, Joyce Crouch Hudson, of Roanoke; his grandchildren, Kennis Lee Chambers, Anthony Chambers, Kent Crouch, Don Robertson, Kimberly Cockey, Stephanie Shipley and Jennifer Cradlin; 14 greatgrandchildren; two greatgreat-grandchildren; his sisters, Melvie Beckner and Ardella Furrow. A graveside service will be held in Evergreen Burial Park, noon Thursday, March 17, 2011, with Pastor Irvin Sloan officiating. Military honors will be by DAV Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Ridgewood Baptist Church Building Fund or Bedford Hospice House, P.O. Box 985, Bedford, VA 24523 in Kennis' memory. There will be no public visitation. Oakey's South Chapel handling funeral arrangements, 540-989-3131. on March 16, 2011.2

Family

Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer b. February 1, 1923, d. June 12, 1977
Marriage*He married Gertrude Evelyn Wimmer, daughter of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on December 23, 1939 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Janet Marie Shilling1,2,3
  • Joyce Ann Shilling1,2
  • Don Wayne Shilling1,2

Citations

  1. [S581] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Jacob Shilling, Jr. Family of Franklin Co., VA.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Kennis Andrew Shilling obituary in the Mar 16, 2011 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Virginia Vestell Milliron1,2,3

F, b. April 9, 1925, d. July 5, 1990
FatherWilliam Arthur Milliron1,4,5,6,7,2,3 b. July 28, 1891, d. December 26, 1959
MotherAddie Nollie Pendleton1,4,5,6,7,2,3 b. June 25, 1891, d. May 13, 1961
     Her Social Security Number was 226-26-8266.8 Virginia Vestell Milliron was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.1,2 She was born on April 9, 1925 at Callaway, Franklin Co., Virginia.8,4,2,3 As of February 3, 1945,her married name was Wimmer.4 She married Nova Crist "Crickett" Wimmer, son of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on February 3, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2 Virginia Vestell Milliron died on July 5, 1990 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 65.8,2 She Mrs. Virginia Vestell Milliron Wimmer, age 65, of Roanoke, died Thursday. She is survived by her husband, Nova A. Wimmer; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carole and Roy Saunders, Annette and Richard Wickham; one brother, James Milliron; five sisters, Onie Maddox, Gladys Becktold, Rosie Ripley, Irene Poff, Margaret Stapelton; one granddaughter, Tammy Randall. Funeral services will be held 12:00 noon Saturday, July 7 at Lotz Roanoke Chapel by Rev. William Hartsfield. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday at Lotz Funeral Home, Roanoke. on July 5, 1990.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 69, District 1, Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia5

Family

Nova Crist "Crickett" Wimmer b. November 22, 1920, d. December 8, 1993
Marriage*Virginia Vestell Milliron married Nova Crist "Crickett" Wimmer, son of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on February 3, 1945 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,4,2 
Children
  • Carole Elaine Wimmer9,1,10
  • Annette Kay Wimmer9,1,10

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Virginia Vestell Milliron Wimmer obituary in the Jul 5, 1990 edition.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S13] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 6, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Onie Milliron Maddox obituary in the Apr 17, 2008 edition.
  7. [S2458] Commercial-News, From the Gladys G. Bechtold obituary in the Jun 10, 2009 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Nova C. Wimmer obituary in the Dec 9, 1993 edition.
  10. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.