Blanche Louise Burnette1

F, b. circa 1935, d. November 29, 2011
     Blanche Louise Burnette was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born circa 1935.2 As of June 6, 1953,her married name was Wimmer.1 She married Colonel Emera Wimmer, son of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on June 6, 1953.1,2 Blanche Louise Burnette died on November 29, 2011 at Virginia.2 She Blanche Louise Wimmer, 76, of Copper Hill, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday November 29, 2011. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Colonel E. Wimmer; daughters and sons-in-law, Rita and Posy Weddle, Deborah and Joseph Krawchison; and beloved grandson, Michael Krawchison, and his fiancé Ashley Poff. Louise requested a private graveside service at the Copper Hill Church of the Brethren. Funeral Services were held 2 p.m., Friday December 2, 2011, with Pastor Marty Moyer and Tim Nichols officiating. Arrangements were handled by Oakey's South Chapel. on December 3, 2011.2

Family

Colonel Emera Wimmer
Marriage*She married Colonel Emera Wimmer, son of Joseph Ezra Wimmer and Bertie Lee Wimmer, on June 6, 1953.1,2 
Children
  • Rita Wimmer2
  • Deborah Ann Wimmer3,2

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Blanche Louise Wimmer obituary in the Dec 3, 2011 edition.
  3. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

Archer Taylor "Archie" Mills1,2,3,4

M, b. November 29, 1891, d. October 26, 1966
FatherJames Taylor Mills2,1,4 b. December 22, 1847, d. March 12, 1915
MotherTabitha Jane Mills1,2,4 b. September 30, 1850, d. September 30, 1934
     Archer Taylor "Archie" Mills was born on November 29, 1891 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.4 He married Ida Vinna Wimmer, daughter of John Morgan Wimmer and Elsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel, on April 18, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 Archer Taylor "Archie" Mills died on October 26, 1966 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 74.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 51, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1930Dwelling 98, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia5
1940Dwelling 124, District 119-29, Roanoke, Virginia6

Occupation

1920Farmer3
1930Railway shop helper5
1940Railroad laborer6

Family

Ida Vinna Wimmer b. January 23, 1896, d. March 5, 1987
Marriage*Archer Taylor "Archie" Mills married Ida Vinna Wimmer, daughter of John Morgan Wimmer and Elsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel, on April 18, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2,4 
Children

Citations

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

Oscar James Mills1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. January 20, 1918, d. May 4, 1967
FatherArcher Taylor "Archie" Mills1,2,7,4 b. November 29, 1891, d. October 26, 1966
MotherIda Vinna Wimmer1,2,7,4 b. January 23, 1896, d. March 5, 1987
     Oscar James Mills was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.4,5 He was born on January 20, 1918 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia; His death certificate and gravestone and draft card have a birth date of Jan 18, 1918.3,4,5,6 He died on May 4, 1967 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 49.4,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 51, District 123, Cave Spring, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1930Dwelling 98, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 124, District 119-29, Roanoke, Virginia7

Occupation

1940Railroad laborer7

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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S1262] Glenna Garnand Garner, Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  6. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Roy Marvin Mills1,2,3,4

M, b. March 14, 1922, d. April 19, 1973
FatherArcher Taylor "Archie" Mills1,5,3 b. November 29, 1891, d. October 26, 1966
MotherIda Vinna Wimmer1,5,3 b. January 23, 1896, d. March 5, 1987
     Roy Marvin Mills was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He married Rosa Belle Ashworth.6 Roy Marvin Mills was born on March 14, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2,3,4 He died on April 19, 1973 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 51.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 98, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 124, District 119-29, Roanoke, Virginia5

Family

Rosa Belle Ashworth b. May 23, 1923, d. December 8, 1998
Marriage*Roy Marvin Mills married Rosa Belle Ashworth.6 
Child
  • Linda Sue Mills7,6

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Rosa Belle Mills obituary in the Dec 9, 1998 edition.
  7. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Wendell William Mills1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November 22, 1924, d. July 20, 2002
FatherArcher Taylor "Archie" Mills1,2,6 b. November 29, 1891, d. October 26, 1966
MotherIda Vinna Wimmer1,2,6 b. January 23, 1896, d. March 5, 1987
     His Social Security Number was 224-20-1984.7 Wendell William Mills was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5737 Airport Road NW, Roanoke, Virginia.4,5 He was born on November 22, 1924 at Roanoke, Virginia.3,7,6 He married Irene Daisy Sink on November 23, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,6,8 Wendell William Mills died on July 20, 2002 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 77.7,4 He MILLS, Wendell W., 77, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2002. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Mills. Survivors include two sisters, Lorraine Hartman and her husband Leo of Salem and Doris Duke of Roanoke; brother, Bobby Mills and his wife Iris of Roanoke; stepson, Wayne Almond and his wife Betty of Roanoke; sister-in-law, Helen Ratliff and her husband, Joe of Roanoke; also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at Oakey's Vinton Chapel, with the Rev. Thomas C. Clay officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens. on July 22, 2002.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 98, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 124, District 119-29, Roanoke, Virginia2

Family

Irene Daisy Sink b. March 8, 1917, d. May 23, 2000
Marriage*Wendell William Mills married Irene Daisy Sink on November 23, 1962 at Roanoke, Virginia.5,6,8 

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. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Wendell W. Mills obituary in the Jul 22, 2002 edition.
  5. [S2265] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=241&GRid=44634996&CRid=49500&df=all&
  6. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene D. Sink Mills obituary in the May 25, 2000 edition.

Virgil Lee Mills1,2,3

M, b. December 4, 1926, d. June 11, 1930
FatherArcher Taylor "Archie" Mills1,3 b. November 29, 1891, d. October 26, 1966
MotherIda Vinna Wimmer1,3 b. January 23, 1896, d. March 5, 1987
     Virgil Lee Mills was born on December 4, 1926 at Roanoke, Virginia; His death certificate has a birth date of Mar 6, 1927.2,3 He died on June 11, 1930 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 3.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 98, District 2, Big Lick, Roanoke Co., Virginia1

Citations

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

Infant Wimmer1

?, b. January 8, 1904, d. January 8, 1904
FatherJohn Morgan Wimmer1 b. June 28, 1874, d. October 11, 1939
MotherElsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel1 b. May 15, 1875, d. April 27, 1953
     Infant 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.1 Infant Wimmer died on January 8, 1904 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Infant Wimmer was born on January 8, 1904 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.

Letha O. Wimmer1,2

F, b. September 27, 1911, d. July 30, 1917
FatherJohn Morgan Wimmer1,2 b. June 28, 1874, d. October 11, 1939
MotherElsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel1,2 b. May 15, 1875, d. April 27, 1953
     Letha O. 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.1,2 She was born on September 27, 1911 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 She died on July 30, 1917 at Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 5.1,2

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Infant Wimmer1

?, b. September 15, 1913, d. before 1915
FatherJohn Morgan Wimmer1 b. June 28, 1874, d. October 11, 1939
MotherElsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel1 b. May 15, 1875, d. April 27, 1953
     Infant 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.1 Infant Wimmer was born on September 15, 1913 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Infant Wimmer died before 1915 at Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.

Infant Twin Wimmer1

?, b. February 1, 1923, d. February 1, 1923
FatherJoseph Ezra Wimmer1 b. October 23, 1892, d. February 6, 1978
MotherBertie Lee Wimmer1 b. May 11, 1897, d. November 11, 1980
     Infant Twin Wimmer died on February 1, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Infant Twin Wimmer was born on February 1, 1923 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.

Weta Aileen Smith1

F, b. April 16, 1922, d. April 14, 2010
FatherDaniel Joseph Green Smith Sr.1,2,3 b. January 22, 1885, d. July 6, 1942
MotherEffie Susan Mills1,2,3 b. January 5, 1890, d. August 23, 1978
     Weta Aileen Smith was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 She was born on April 16, 1922 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,3 As of December 5, 1940,her married name was Wimmer.3 She married Cabble Madison Wimmer, son of John Morgan Wimmer and Elsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel, on December 5, 1940 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4 Weta Aileen Smith died on April 14, 2010 at Virginia at age 87.2 She Weta A. Wimmer, 87, of Check, Va., went to be with the Angels on Wednesday, April 14, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cabble M. Wimmer; son, Jerry Neil Wimmer; parents, Daniel Joseph Smith and Effie Mills Smith; granddaughter, Lisa Faye Wimmer; brother and sister-in-law, Howard A. Smith and Cornelia Smith; brother, Guy T. Smith; brother and sisterin-law, Daniel Joseph Smith Jr. and Pauline; and sister-in-law, Janie M. Smith. Mrs. Wimmer grew up in Copper Hill, Va., and retired from Kroger in 1982 after 25 years of service. Survivors include her daughter, Sue Waldron; granddaughters, Cathy Hutchinson and husband, Les, Robbin D. McCall, and Alison Hatter and husband, Sean; grandson, Timmy Waldron; greatgrandchildren, Tammy Waldron, Ezra Hatter, and Elias Hatter; great-greatgranddaughter, Allyessa Adams; brothers, Homer Smith and wife, Yvonne, and Richard Smith; sister-in-law, Eva Smith; daughter-in-law, Trena W. Minnix and husband, Jerry; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Maurice Wright officiating. Interment will follow in Copper Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2010, and on Friday, April 16, 2010, at Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131. on April 15, 2010.2

Family

Cabble Madison Wimmer b. October 28, 1906, d. April 15, 1966
Marriage*She married Cabble Madison Wimmer, son of John Morgan Wimmer and Elsie Luvenia "Sis" Teel, on December 5, 1940 at Roanoke, Virginia.1,2,3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Fred Wimmer, Wimmer Family 1695-1978.
  2. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Weta A. Wimmer obituary in the Apr 15, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S10] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 7, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S3624] Oakey's Funeral Service & Crematory, online http://www.oakeys.com/, From the Garnett Wimmer Sue Waldron obituary.

Thomas Nelson Sink1,2

M, b. March 23, 1937, d. May 9, 1955
FatherMilton Lee Sink1,3,2 b. March 26, 1915, d. September 30, 1984
MotherEthel Mae Wimmer1,3,2 b. May 26, 1915, d. August 8, 1952
     Thomas Nelson Sink was buried at Copper Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, 8838 Floyd Hwy N. US Hwy 221, Copper Hill, Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He was born on March 23, 1937 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1,2 He died on May 9, 1955 at Colony, Amherst Co., Virginia, at age 18.1,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 90, District 119-29, Roanoke, Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S104] Billy and Juanita Grice, Cemeteries in Floyd County.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.