Death Notices in the Bristol Herald-Courier - 1957

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Death Notices in the Bristol Herald-Courier - 1957

From microfilm held by the King College Library, Bristol, TN

Abstracted by: Kim Hagy, Saltville, Virginia

1957- Washington and Smyth County, VA, obituaries and funeral notices from the Bristol Herald-Courier, Bristol, VA-TN.

ADAMS, Reba R.

Abingdon - Former Abingdon resident Mrs. Reba Roark Adams, 23, died 28 October 1957 at a Lynchburg, VA, hospital. Survivors: husband, Thomas C. Adams of Lynchburg; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Akers Roark of Abingdon; 5 sisters, Mrs. J. E. Singleton and Vivian Roark, Barbara Roark, and Geraldine Roark of Abingdon, and Mrs. J. C. Adams of Wilmington, DE; 2 brothers, James D. Roark and Eugene Roark of Abingdon; her grandmother, Mrs. Amanda Neal of Bristol, TN. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Bethel Cemetery.

ADDISON, Charles A.

Meadowview - Charles Allen Addison, 87, died 3 February 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 4 sons, C. E. Addison of Meadowview, G. C. Addison and W. S. Addison of Bristol, TN, and Dave Addison of Grundy; daughter, Mrs. Cecil Thompson of Abingdon; brother, Ed Addison of Meadowview; 9 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Wolfe Cemetery.

AKER, A. J. Bowen

Marion - A. J. Bowen Aker, 86, died 13 January 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: son, D. Aker of Marion; 7 daughters, Mrs. Alice Holman of Fairfax, PA, Mrs. Gertrude Wolfe of Roanoke, Mrs. Clatie Call of Federalsburg, MD, Mrs. Margaret Ansell of Baltimore, MD, and Mrs. Maude Flanagan and the Misses Lenora Aker and Josephine Aker of Marion. Services at Marion Baptist Church with burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

AKERS, George W.

Saltville - George W. Akers, 69, died 4 March 1957 in Abingdon. Survivors: niece, Mrs. Ottis Johnson of Saltville; 2 uncles, King Akers and Jimmy Akers of Abingdon. Services at Hayter's Gap Church with burial in Little Cemetery.

ALLISON, Caney

Saltville - Caney Allison, 39, died 3 July 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Odelene Barbrow Allison; 5 sons, Robert Allison, Charles Allison, Roger Allison, Benny Allison and Ronnie Allison of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs. Gertie Henderson of Portsmouth, VA, and Mrs. Ethel Catron, Mrs. Hannah Workman and Miss Esther Allison of Saltville; 5 brothers, James Allison, Steve Allison, Floyd Allison, John Allison and Aaron Allison of Saltville. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery.

[L. Caney Allison (19 Oct 1917-3 Jul 1957), s/o Benjamin Franklin Allison & Nancy Clementine Taylor]

ALLISON, Edward R.

Saltville - Edward Roby Allison, 73, died 5 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: foster daughter, Mrs. Guy Clear of Broadford; 4 brothers, Charles Allison, Brad Allison, Harlan Allison and Dan Allison of Saltville; sister, Lula Buskill of Saltville. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[Edward Roby Allison (30 Oct 1883-5 Apr 1957), s/o James Polk Allison & Mary Frances "Fannie" Rumbley. Edward never married]

ALLISON, Henry C.

Saltville - Henry Clay Allison, 56, died 14 January 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Clay Allison; daughter, Mrs. Ed Roark of Saltville; son, SFC William C. Allison with the US Army at Fort Jackson, SC; his father, William H. Allison of Saltville; 3 sisters, Mrs. L. N. Everhart, Mrs. Joe King, and Miss Cleo Allison of Saltville; 3 brothers, Fitzhugh Allison, Clarence Allison and William S. Allison of Saltville; 5 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[Henry Clay "Cat" Allison (24 Mar 1900-14 Jan 1957), s/o William Henry Allison & Rachel Montgomery; m. Lockie Virginia Allison (19 Oct 1909-8 Sep 1973),d/o Vincent Thomas "Vint" Allison & Martha J. "Mattie" Smith.]

ALLISON, Jennie

Glade Spring - Miss Jennie Allison, 84, died 7 March 1957 at a Meadowview nursing home. Survivor: brother, Dr. Fred Allison of Auburn, AL. Graveside services at Glade Spring Cemetery.

ALLISON, Raleigh C.

Saltville - Raleigh C. Allison, 40, died 2 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Irene Harmon Allison; 3 sons, Bradley Allison, Jimmie Allison and Ralph Allison of Saltville; 4 daughters, Carol Allison, Frances Allison, Glenda Allison and Polly Allison of Saltville; his mother, Mattie Allison of Saltville; brother, Worley Allison of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs Alice Chandler of Wytheville, Mrs. Lockie Allison, Mrs. Margaret Call and Mrs. Stella DeBord of Saltville. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

[Raleigh Cecil "Candy" Allison (24 Mar 1917-2 Dec 1957), s/o Vincent Thomas "Vint" Allison & Martha J. "Mattie" Smith; m. 2 Sep 1942, SCV, Irene Harmon (c1928-12 Jan 1999), d/o Albert Harmon & Elizabeth Guy]

ANDERSON, Belle

Abingdon - Mrs. Belle C. Anderson, 77, died 6 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Aurelia Baker and Mrs. Adelle Anderson of Abingdon, and Mrs. Willie Brown of Birmingham, MI; 2 sons, Elbert T. Anderson and Arthur D. Anderson of Abingdon; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

ANDERSON, Charlie

Chatham Hill - Charlie Anderson, 74, died 7 August 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Dollie Gillespie Anderson; 4 sons, Ray Anderson and George Anderson of Saltville, James Anderson and John Anderson of Chatham Hill; 3 daughters, Mrs. Arthur Totten of Saltville, Mrs. Atwell Hearn of Maryland, and Miss Cosby Anderson of Chatham Hill; 3 brothers, Kelly Anderson and John Anderson of Chatham Hill, and Will Anderson of Marion; sister, Mrs. Laura Harris of Chatham Hill; 30 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Services at Ridgedale Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

ANDERSON, Glenn

Marion - Glenn Preston Anderson, 66, died 4 November 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Alice Lincoln Anderson of Marion; son, Glenn P. Anderson Jr. of Coral Gables, FL; 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles O. Gordon of Johnson City, TN, and Mrs. Lucien Lindsey Jr. of Bristol; his mother, Mrs. R. A. Anderson of Marion; brother, Marvin J. Anderson of Marion; 4 sisters, Mrs. Porter Rhudy of Penn Yan, NY, Mrs. Fred Heuser of Wytheville, Mrs. Chester Hyland of Washington, DC, and Mrs. Fred Johnston of Marion; 10 grandchildren. Services at Seaver Chapel in Marion with burial in Roundtree Cemetery.

ANDERSON, James H.

Abingdon - James Henry Anderson, 49, died 6 May 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Lorraine Anderson; 2 sons, William D. Anderson of Florida and Cecil Spears Anderson of Abingdon; 3 sisters, Mrs. Elwood Hawkins and Mrs. Mae Kennedy of Abingdon, and Mrs. Lillian Holt of Pasadena, CA; 2 brothers, Clarence Anderson of Abingdon and Garland Anderson of Columbus, OH. Arrangements by Gillespie and Robinson Funeral Home of Bristol.

ANDERSON, Mary

Abingdon - Mrs. Mary Watson Anderson died 25 May 1957 at the home of a son. Survivors: 2 sons, James Anderson and John Anderson Sr. of Abingdon; daughter, Mrs. Delia C. Banks of Cleveland, OH; 3 sisters, Mrs. Sarah Anderson and Mrs. Maggie Hardy of Cleveland, and Mrs. Lillian Duncan of Kansas City, MO; 2 brothers, Robert Watson and Charles C. Watson of Cleveland; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

ANDERSON, Sallie G.

Damascus - Mrs. Sallie Grubb Anderson, 97, died 2 July 1957 at her home. Survivors: son, Emmett Anderson of Damascus; daughter, Miss Donna Anderson of Damascus; 23 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren. Services at Wright Funeral Home in Damascus with burial in Zion Cemetery.

ANDREWS, Matilda

Abingdon - Mrs. Matilda Scott Andrews, 86, died 28 November 1957 at her home on Walden Road. Survivors: husband, R. L. Andrews; 2 sons, James M. Pack of Galax, VA, and Christopher Pack of Pulaski; 4 daughters, Mrs. John Fortner and Mrs. Allen Bratten of Pulaski, Mrs. C. C. White of Kingsport, TN, and Mrs. Basil Southern of Winston-Salem, NC; step-son, Bill Andrews of Abingdon; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. T. E. McCall and Mrs. Robert Garrett of Abingdon; 2 sisters, Mrs. Bessie Trammell and Mrs. Willie Trammel of Forman, AR; brother, Absalam Scott of Forman; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ARMSTRONG, Sandra Kay

Chilhowie - Sandra Kay Armstrong, infant, died 18 June 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry E. Armstrong of Chilhowie; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. . L. Armstrong of Big Island, and Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Doss of Chilhowie. Graveside services at Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon.

ATKINS, Addie

Mendota - Mrs. Addie Atkins, 77, died 24 July 1957 in Mendota. Survivors: husband, W. D. Atkins of Mendota; 3 brothers, Holly Sproles, Clint Sproles and Erbie Sproles of Mendota; 4 sisters, Mrs. Cora Moore of Blountville, TN, and Mrs. Rebecca Canada, Mrs. Mattie F. Smith and Mrs. Ruby Smith of Mendota; step-mother, Mrs. Hurley Sproles. Services at the residence of Clint Sproles with burial in Hendricks Cemetery.

AUSTIN, Mary E.

Abingdon - Miss Mary E. Austin, 66, died 29 November 1957 at her home. Survivors: 2 sisters, Miss Amy Austin of Abingdon and Mrs. Bessie Dyle of Wytheville. Services at Abingdon Zion Church with burial in Taylor's Hill Cemetery.

BALL, Delta

Damascus - Mrs. Delta Ball, 64, died 18 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Kenneth Ball and Edgar Ball of Taylor's Valley, and Russell Ball with the US Air Force in Korea; 5 daughters, Mrs. James Galliher and Miss Betty Ball of Taylor's Valley, Mrs. Edward Blevins, Miss Estelle Ball and Miss Fay Ball of Richmond; 8 grandchildren; 4 brothers, Raymond Thompson, Howard Thompson and Everett Thompson of Taylor's Valley, and Roby Thompson of Shadaroy, WV. Services at Taylor's Valley Church of the Brethren with burial in Lewis Cemetery.

BARKER, Vernon Crumley

Mendota - Vernon Crumley Barker died 2 January 1957. Services at Mendota Baptist Church with burial in the family cemetery at Mendota.

BARR, Henry Glen

Damascus - Henry Glen Barr, age 4 months, died 23 January 1957 at his home. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgie Barr; brother, Darryl Barr of Damascus; sister, Miss Candace Barr of Damascus; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Barr and Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Phibbs of Glade Spring. Services at Pleasant Valley Church in Widener's Valley.

BARR, Luther

Damascus - Luther Barr, 69, died 1 August 1957 at his home in Green Cove. Survivors: wife, Emoline Barr; 3 sons, Ray Barr of Arlington, VA, Fred Barr of Taylor's Valley, and Jess Barr of Manassas; 3 daughters, Mrs. Lena Profitt and Mrs. Eula Profitt of Midway, WV, and Mrs. Ruby Blevins of Green Cove; brother, Millard Barr of Green Cove; 2 sisters, Mrs. Kathryn Phillips of Green Cove and Mrs. Celia Hart of White Top. Services at Green Cove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

BARRETT, Bertie

Meadowview - Mrs. Bertie Ball Barrett, 70, died 19 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: husband, Sam C. Barrett; 2 sons, Elbert Barrett of Quarry and Claude Barrett of Charleston, WV; 7 daughters, Mrs. Francis Harless and Miss Genevieve Barrett of Abingdon, Mrs. George Sheppard of Bristol, Mrs. Pauline Walker of Charleston, WV, Mrs. Emma Lee Ruthord of Detroit, MI, Mrs. Olivene Treadgill of Richmond and Mrs. Viola Arthur of Oak Hill, WV; sister, Mrs. Pearl Cooper of Beckley, WV; half-sister, Mrs. Eliza Blevins of Logan, WV; 3 brothers, Lester Ball of Cleveland, OH, Jake Ball of Huntington, WV, and Virgie Ball of Fairmount, WV. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

BARRETT, Kathleen [SHORTT]

Meadowview - Mrs. Kathleen Shortt Barrett, 43, died 24 February 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Joseph D. Barrett; her mother, Mrs. Margaret Shortt of Abingdon; 4 daughters, Mrs. Edward Ball of Abingdon, and the Misses Ida Barrett, Christine Barrett and Regina Barrett of Meadowview; 4 sons, Joe D. Barrett Jr. of Abingdon, Franklin Barrett, Garland Barrett and Roy Barrett of Meadowview; 3 brothers, Garland Shortt of Greendale, John Shortt of Abingdon, and Shelby Shortt of Bristol, VA; 4 sisters, Mrs. Maynard Davis and Mrs. Emory Powers of Abingdon, Mrs. Richard Jones of Bristol, VA, and Mrs. Oman Mutter of McCarr, KY; half-brother, George Shortt of Meadowview; 1 grandson. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[Kathleen Shortt, d/o Perry Shortt & Margaret "Maggie" Musick]

BEATTIE, Elnora [WALTON]

Chilhowie - Mrs. Elnora Walton Beattie, 87, died 24 January 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. James E. McSpadden of Chilhowie; 3 sons, William Beattie, Robert Beattie and Walter Beattie of Chilhowie; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Puckett of Bristol, VA, and Mrs. J. Frank Wood of Richmond, VA; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Services at the residence.

[Elnora Walton, b. Prince Edward Co., VA to Mr. & Mrs. Lucius Walton; m. A. C. Beattie]

BERRY, Okie E. [COOK]

Chilhowie - Mrs. Okie Emaline Cook Berry, 50, died 10 May 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, George W. Berry; 3 sons, Marvin G. Berry, Franklin D. Berry and Paul R. Berry of Chilhowie; 2 daughters, the Misses Frances Marie Berry and Sarah Margaret Berry o Chilhowie; her father, William Roby Cook of Chilhowie; 2 brothers, Walter M. Cook of Joppa, MD, and Henry Vance Cook of Chilhowie; 2 sisters, Mrs. Claude Reeves of Grinnell, IA, and Mrs. Ernest Hodge of Bridgeton, PA; 2 grandchildren. Services at Mountain View Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

BERRY, William F.

Chilhowie - William Forest Berry, infant, died 15 June 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Berry of Chilhowie; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Berry of Chilhowie and Howard Smith of Knoxville, TN. Graveside services at Mountain View Cemetery.

BILLINGS, Mattie A.

Chilhowie - Mrs. Mattie A. Billings, 76, died 15 December 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 6 daughters, Mrs. Ray Wyatt of West Chester, PA, Mrs. Claude Halbrook of Oxford, PA, Mrs. Sherman Perry of Saltville, Mrs. Tom Terry and Mrs. George Greenhawk of Chilhowie, and Mrs. Earl Robinson of Marion; 3 sons, Walter Billings of Marion, Arthur Billings of Chilhowie, and Coy Porter of Rock Falls, IL; brother, J. B. Porter of Chilhowie; 45 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren. Services at First Church of God in Chilhowie with burial in Sulphur Springs Cemetery.

BIRCKHEAD, Gladys [FOX]

Abingdon - Mrs. Gladys Fox Birckhead, died 20 June 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Kendall P. Birckhead; son, Thomas F. Birckhead of Hopewell, VA; 3 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Charles Fox of Chester, VA, and Thurston Fox of Tryon, NC; 3 sisters, Mrs. Campbell Chrisman of Roanoke, Mrs. Dollie Stevens of Lincoln, NE, and Mrs. Fritz Morehead of West Chester, PA. Services at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[d/o Charles & Dora Fox of Roanoke]

BISHOP, A. M.

Damascus - A. M. Bishop died 11 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Alice Dolinger Bishop; 5 sons, Carl M. Bishop of Phoenixville, PA, Russell H. Bishop and Fred M. Bishop of Lancaster, PA, Emory G. Bishop of Damascus, and John A. Bishop of Glade Spring; 3 daughters, Mrs. Jesse Overbay of Glade Spring, Mrs. M. L. Bowman of Rocky Mount, VA, and Mrs. Jake Lefever of Smoketown, PA; brother, Dr. S. M. Bishop of Lakewood, MO; 3 sisters, Mrs. I. B. Rouse of Glade Spring, Mrs. J. F. Giles of Athens, TN, and Mrs. L. L. Mink of Weaver, IA; 22 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Services at Pleasant View Church in Widener's Valley with burial in Rush Creek Cemetery.

BISE, Osie N.

Saltville - Mrs. Osie Neale Bise, 63, died 30 March 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: husband, J. W. Bise of Saltville; 5 daughters, Mrs. George Snow, Mrs. Virginia Mason and Miss Dorothy Bise of Saltville, Mrs. Reece Kinder of Bluefield, VA, and Mrs. Carl Holmes of Bluefield, WV; 6 sons, Robert Bise of Roanoke, Jimmy Bise of Stewart Town, PA, Tommy Bise of Bel Air, MD, Raymond Bise of McIntosh, AL, and Roy Bise and Billy Bise of Saltville; 15 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

BLACKWELL, Annie

Meadowview - Mrs. Annie Blackwell, 84, died 15 July 1957 at an Abingdon nursing home. Survivors: 3 sons, Roy Blackwell and Jim Blackwell of Bluefield, WV, and Howard Blackwell of Charleston, WV; daughter, Mrs. Delphia Lawrence of Peterstown, VA; 3 sisters, Mrs. Senah Herndon of Meadowview, Mrs. Maggie Helton of Saltville, and Mrs. Orpha Duncan of Bluefield, WV; brother, George Blackwell of Meadowview; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[d/o Elbert S. Blackwell & Isabella McNew]

BLEVINS, A. A. (Rev.)

Chilhowie - Rev. A. A. Blevins, 84, died 8 February 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Doshie Pennington Blevins; son, Basil Blevins of Chilhowie; 2 daughters, Mrs. Charmie Mann of Chilhowie and Mrs. Inez Gwin of Marion; 6 grandchildren. Services at Grosses Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

BLEVINS, Arthur A.

Accokeek, MD - Former Damascus resident Arthur A. Blevins died 17 October 1957 at Accokeek, MD. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Clara Farmer of Green Cove, VA; 2 grandchildren; brother, Luther Blevins of Charlotte, NC. Services at Green Cove Christian Church with burial in Green Cove Cemetery.

BLEVINS, George W.

Chilhowie - George W. Blevins, 85, died 24 September 1957 at a Marion hospital. No immediate survivors. Services at White Top Baptist Church with burial in Mud Creek Cemetery in North Carolina.

BLEVINS, Green B.

Meadowview - Green B. Blevins, 81, died 20 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: 5 sons, Garfield Blevins, Jake Blevins and Tom Blevins of Meadowview, Cicero Blevins of Pennsylvania, and Walter Blevins of Bristol; 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles Warden of Abingdon and Miss Bessie Blevins of Meadowview; brother, Eugene Blevins; 24 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren. Services at First Baptist Church in Damascus.

BLEVINS, Hannah E.

Damascus - Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Blevins, 81, died 5 March 1957 at her home in the Rock Springs Community. Survivors: husband, Green B. Blevins; 5 sons, Garfield Blevins, Thomas Blevins and Jake Blevins of Meadowview, Cicero Blevins of Corry, PA, and Walter Blevins of Bristol, VA; 2 daughters, Miss Bessie Blevins of Meadowview and Mrs. Charlie Warden of Abingdon; brother, Luther Testerman of Glade Spring; 2 half-brothers, Lee Testerman and Walter Testerman of West Jefferson, NC; half-sister, Miss Maggie Testerman of West Jefferson; 24 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren. Services at Wright Funeral Home in Damascus with burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

BLEVINS, Harvey J.

Chilhowie - Harvey John Blevins, 85, died 14 November 1957 at his home. Survivors: son, Camie Blevins of Chilhowie; 6 daughters, Mrs. Jake Eller, Mrs. Frank Barr and Mrs. Drewry Brooks of Chilhowie, Mrs. Richard Mosier of Darwin, CA, Mrs. Harvey Blevins of Oak Hill, WV, and Mrs. James Dolinger of Hill Top, WV; 3 brothers, Johnny Blevins of Chilhowie, and Ike Blevins and Greenie Blevins of Glade Spring; 2 sisters, Mrs. Bud Jackson and Mrs. Roe Sheets of Chilhowie; 48 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren. Services at Cleghorn Valley Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

BLEVINS, John A.

Filbert, WV - Former Abingdon resident John A. Blevins, 61, died 25 December 1957 at a Welch, WV, hospital. Survivors: wife, Ida Williams Blevins of Filbert; 3 sons, Earl Blevins, Elden Blevins and Raymond Blevins of Filbert; daughter, Mrs. Basil Bowie of North Carolina; 3 brothers, J. C. Blevins and W. T. Blevins of Abingdon, and L. C. Blevins of Reene, WV; 7 sisters, Mrs. J. W. Schartz of Filbert, Mrs. Vandor McCray of Elbert, WV, Mrs. Frank Long of Greenville, SC, Mrs. R. T. Crigger of Emory, VA, Miss Virginia Blevins of Petersburg, VA, and Mrs. Sam Andrews and Mrs. C. C. Neal of Abingdon. Services at Filbert Methodist Church with burial in Princeton, WV.

BLEVINS, M. H.

Damascus - Former Damascus resident M. H. Blevins, 57, died 18 July 1957 at his home in Bonsack, VA. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Lannie Blevins of Bonsack; 3 sons, Everett Blevins of Winterpot, VA, Harvie Blevins of Glade Spring, and Cecil Blevins of Bonsack; 6 daughters, Mrs. Agnes Callahan, Mrs. Helen Coe and Mrs. Betty Burnett of Richmond, VA, Mrs. Irene Porter of Winterpot, and Barbara Blevins and Phyllis Blevins of Bonsack; 3 brothers, M. A. Blevins of Abingdon, Luther Blevins of Cockesville, MD, and Jacob H. Blevins of Dublin, VA; 4 sisters, Mrs. Etta Trivett of Fairfax, VA, Mrs. E. C. Rogers of Richmond, VA, Mrs. Mary Montgomery of Alvarado, VA, and Mrs. Linnie Hayes of Damascus; 13 grandchildren. Services at Azon Church in Konnarock with burial in the church cemetery.

BLEVINS, Roscoe L.

Saltville - Roscoe L. Blevins, 53, died 28 December 1957 at a Norton, VA, hospital. Survivors: wife, Nellie H. Blevins; son, Jack Blevins of Saltville; 5 daughters, Mrs. William Frye of Superior, WV, Mrs. Melvin Poston of Cleveland, VA, and Mary Blevins, Peggy Blevins and Connie Blevins of Saltville; 2 brothers, Oscar Blevins of West Jefferson, NC, and Coot Blevins of West Grove, PA; 4 sisters, Mrs. Vandy Hogston and Mrs. Alice Caywood of Saltville, and Mrs. Aubrey Barker and Mrs. Arthur Massey of West Jefferson; 11 grandchildren. Services at Dowell's Chapel with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[Roscoe L. Blevins m. Nellie Hogston. Daughter, Irene Blevins (13 Dec 1933-2 Jan 2000) m. Melvin A. Poston, s/o Grover Cleveland Poston & Martha Mae DeBord]

BLEVINS, William

Saltville - Former Marion resident William Blevins, 72, died 11 January 1957 in Oxford, PA. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Calvin Hester and Mrs. Albert Fortner of Fort Myers, FL, and Mrs. Lawrence Foster of Oxford; son, Conley Blevins of Oxford; 2 brothers, R. H. Blevins of Seven Mile Ford and Barney Blevins of North Carolina; sister, Mrs. Smith Pennington of Saltville. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville with burial in Glade Spring Baptist Cemetery.

BOOTH, Ollie F.

Saltville - Mrs. Ollie Farris Booth, 70, died 8 May 1957 at the home of a daughter in Glade Spring. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Roy Arnold of Saltville, Mrs. Kenneth French of Roanoke, and Mrs. Norval Sanders of Glade Spring; 5 sons, Haskell Booth of Rocky Mount, VA, Malcolm Booth and Eugene Booth of Saltville, Sylvester Booth of Portsmouth, and L. B. Booth of Narrows; 2 brothers, Sanders Farris of Meadowview and Robert Farris of Salem; 27 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

BOOTHE, Alice

Saltville - Mrs. Alice Smith Boothe, 95, died 28 December 1957 at the home of a son in Saltville. Survivors: 2 sons, J. J. Boothe of Saltville and Charles R. Boothe of Roanoke; 2 daughters, Mrs. R. E. Smith and Mrs. Walter Hayden of Saltville; several grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[Alice W. Smith, d/o Abraham Smith & Louisa McNew; m. 9 Oct 1879, WCV, Worley McKinley Booth, s/o William E. Booth & Margaret S. "Sadie" Musselwhite]

BOWER, Dewey L.

Gettysburg, PA - Former Abingdon resident Dewey L. Bower, 59, died 9 November 1957 in Gettysburg. Survivors: wife, Clara Stevens Bower of Gettysburg; daughter, Mrs. Arthur Williams of Wilkes Barre, PA; 6 sons, Donald Bower of Gettysburg, James E. Bower of Chambersburg, PA, Marvin Bower of Baltimore, MD, D. L. Bower Jr. of Hampton, VA, Harold Rhea Bower of Bristol and J. Thomas Bower of Bigierville, PA; 3 brothers, Mack Bower and Tillman Bower of Abingdon, and Claude Bower of Johnson City, TN. Services at Bender Funeral Home in Gettysburg with burial in Adams Co., PA.

[s/o J. E. & Emma Jane Bower]

BOWERS, Wiley E.

Glade Spring - Wiley E. Bowers, 77, died 9 February 1957 at his home. Survivors: 5 sons, James Bowers, Paul Bowers and Thomas Bowers of Glade Spring, Bill Bowers of New Orleans, LA, and Spencer Bowers of Meadowview; 4 daughters, Miss Clemmie Bowers of Glade Spring, Mrs. F. G. Cullip of Abingdon, Mrs. W. M. Brown of Plant City, FL, and Mrs. Lester Johnson of Bristol, TN; brother, George Bowers of West Jefferson, NC. Services at the Old Glade Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

BOWMAN, Harrison

Marion - Harrison Benjamin Bowman, 69, died 17 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife Grace Wolfe Bowman; 7 sons, Charles H. Bowman, Ray Bowman, Leroy Bowman, James Bowman and Kenneth Bowman of Marion, Harrison Bowman Jr. of Chilhowie, and Ralph Bowman with the US Navy in Norfolk, VA; 4 daughters, Mrs. Edward Doane, Mrs. Bruce Price and Miss Ruth Bowman of Marion, and Mrs. Robert Pierce of Los Alamos, NM; brother, John Bowman of Hemphill, WV; 3 sisters, Mrs. Laura Dyson of Bluewell, WV, Mrs. Nannie Byrd of Bluefield, WV, and Mrs. Artie Holsclaw of Keystone, WV; 17 grandchildren. Services at the residence on Madison Drive, with burial in Roselawn Cemetery.

BRANCH, Mattie

Glade Spring - Mrs. Mattie Branch, 74, died 4 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Logan of New York City, NY, and Mrs. Nevada Johnson of Petersburg, VA; 2 sons, W. J. Branch of Glade Spring and Willie James Branch of Buffalo, NY; 7 grandchildren. Services at Fairview Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

BRANSON, James F.

Abingdon - James Floyd Branson, 78, died 28 April 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Marineal Moore Branson; 5 daughters, Mrs. R. E. Francisco of Abingdon, Mrs. Harry Hunnycutt of Oak Ridge, TN, Mrs. Winfield Saddler of Castlewood, Mrs. Gene Roberts of Crewe, and Mrs. Howard Loving of Bristol; son, Kyle Branson with the US Navy at Annaheim, CA; brother, Walter Branson of White Plains, NY; 16 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.

BRANSON, Rosa L.

Abingdon - Mrs. Rosa L. Branson, 69, died 21 December 1957. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. Cassie Crusenberry of Bristol, VA, Mrs. Lee Branson of Abingdon, Mrs. Edmond Hayes of Holston and Mrs. George Razos of Pontiac, MI; 2 sons, Charlie Branson of Pontiac and Jake A. Branson of Abingdon; brother, Charles McGuire of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Pruda Lambert of Bristol; 23 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Services at Poor Valley Church near Holston with burial in the Branson family cemetery.

[widow of William E. Branson who d. 1953]

BREWER, Infant

Abingdon - Baby Boy Brewer, age 1 day, died 5 November 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy L. Brewer of Smith Creek; brother, Stephen Daniel Brewer; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Brewer of Glade Spring and Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Whaley of Bristol, VA. Graveside services at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

BREWER, Robert E. L.

Meadowview - Robert E. Lee Brewer, 63, died 18 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: half-sister, Mrs. Coy Denny of Widener's Valley; half-brother, Joe Brewer of Sugar Grove. Services at River Bend Church with burial in Snodgrass Cemetery.

BRITTENHAM, Frank

Abingdon - Frank Brittenham, 61, died 24 November 1957. Survivors: 2 sons, Jack Brittenham of Abingdon and Ronald Brittenham with the US Army in Germany; 3 daughters, Miss Peggy Brittenham and Mrs. Henry Urbani of Abingdon and Mrs. Thomas W. Tollie of Bristol; 3 sisters, Miss Minnie Brittenham of Abingdon, Mrs. Mary Lowe of Johnson City, TN, and Mrs. Virgie Bailey of Pomona, NC; brother, Claude Brittenham of Pomona, NC; 8 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

BROADY, Floyd

Damascus - Floyd Broady, 72, died 11 May 1957 at his home. Survivor: brother, Charley Broady of Damascus. Services at the Damascus Colored Baptist Church with burial in Mock Cemetery.

BROWN, Laury

Abingdon - Laury Brown, 71, died 7 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Martha Walker Brown; 6 daughters, Mrs. Hythen Lawson of Jamaica, NY, Mrs. Hortense Rich of Fort Royal, VA, Mrs. Mary Allen Duff of Philadelphia, PA, Mrs. Dorothy Smith of Hampton, VA, Mrs. Annie C. Love ow Williamston, DE, and Mrs. Henley Hampton of Bristol; son, Robert Brown of Williamston; 2 brothers, Oscar Brown of Abingdon and Steve Brown of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Virgie Rutherford of Asheville, NC; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

BUCHANAN, Cosby

Marion - Miss Cosby Elizabeth Buchanan died 26 September 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 3 sisters, the Misses Sue Buchanan and Amanda Buchanan of Marion, and Mrs. J. Arthur Campbell of Rich Valley; 2 brothers, John L. Buchanan of Rich Valley and Patrick G. Buchanan of Chilhowie. Services at Rich Valley Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

[d/o Mr. & Mrs. F. Grundy Buchanan of Rich Valley]

BUCHANAN, Minnie

Damascus - Mrs. Minnie Gertrude Buchanan, 78, died 17 June 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Clyde H. Buchanan, John F. Buchanan and Charles F. Buchanan of Abingdon; 4 daughters, Mrs. W. H. Hutton of Abingdon, Mrs. R. Lee Barker of Damascus, Mrs. Ellen Powell of Norfolk, and Mrs. Henry Campbell of Tulow, IL; sister, Mrs. Bettie Able of Damascus; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Services at Monk's Chapel Lutheran Church in Damascus with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.

BUCHANAN, Robert J.

Glade Spring - Robert John Buchanan, 52, died 2 June 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Martha Hunt Buchanan; 2 daughters, Florence Buchanan and Nancy Buchanan of Glade Spring; 5 sons, Robert Buchanan Jr., Frank Buchanan, Russ Buchanan and Carson Buchanan of Glade Spring, and James Buchanan of Sidney, OH; 4 brothers; 5 sisters; 1 grandchild. Services at Glade Spring Church of God with burial in Baptist Cemetery.

BUCKLES, Maggie S.

Meadowview - Mrs. Maggie Stinson Buckles, 70, died 13 May 1957 in a Beckley, WV, hospital. Survivors: 6 sons, Curtis C. Buckles, William R. Buckles and George W. Buckles of Meadowview, Claude L. Buckles of Beckley, Howard S. Buckles of Dayton, OH, and Guy F. Buckles of Albuquerque, NM; 14 grandchildren. Services at Greenfield Baptist Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

BUNTS, Edward N.

Petersburg, VA - Former Saltville resident Edward Neal Bunts, 54, died 27 July 1957 at his home in Petersburg. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Maude Jones Bunts; son, Edward Neal Bunts Jr. with the US Army in Germany; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Bunts of Saltville; sister, Mrs. Eleanor Sue Frazier of Norfolk, VA. The body will be returned to Saltville.

BURCHFIELD, William V., Jr.

Marion - William V. Burchfield Jr., 63, died 16 May 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife; 2 daughters, Mrs. William A. Clobach of Texas, and Miss Beverly Burchfield of Sweetbriar College; brother, James Burchfield of Alexandria, VA. Services at Marion Episcopal Church with burial in Roselawn Cemetery.

[Judge of Smyth County Court]

BURKETT, Dora

Saltville - Mrs. Dora Mae Burkett, 72, died 10 June 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 2 sisters, Mrs. John Coe and Mrs. Lillie Oaks of Chatham Hill. Services at Ridgedale Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

BURKETT, Sallie E.

Saltville - Mrs. Sallie E. Burkett, 83, died 15 February 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. Paul Sheets of Columbus, OH, Mrs. Earl Sheets and Mrs. Walter Sheets of West Jefferson, NC, and Mrs. Douglas Arnold of Glade Spring; 4 sons, Walter Burkett of West Jefferson, John Burkett of Warrensville, NC, Lynn Burkett of Columbus, OH, and Cris Burkett of Saltville; 4 brothers, Charley Goodman, Coy Goodman and Harve Goodman of West Jefferson, NC, and Fields Goodman of Renick, WV; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lola Dickson of Jefferson, NC, and Mrs. Deana Ray of Renick, WV; 35 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services at Glade Spring Baptist Church. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

BUSSEY, Lilburn

Abingdon - Lilburn Bussey, 71, died 26 February 1957 at the home of his son in Jonesboro, TN. Survivors: wife, Mary Ellen Cox Bussey; 4 sons, James Bussey of Jonesboro, TN, Charles Bussey and Henry Bussey of Abingdon, and Howard Bussey of Fordtown, TN; 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles T. Fleenor and Mrs. Virgil R. Fleenor of Wyndale, VA; his step-mother, Mrs. R. C. Bussey of Lebanon, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Mike Addison of Castlewood and Mrs. Harry Astrop of Indiana; 4 half-brothers, Frank Bussey of Kingsport, TN, Dewey Bussey of Lebanon, Charlie Bussey of Cleveland, OH, and Montague Bussey of South Carolina; 7 half-sisters, Mrs. Gentry Sneed of Corn Valley, VA, Mrs. Corney Sneed of Bristol, VA, Mrs. Everett Garrett, Mrs. Will Lasley and Miss Pauline Bussey of Lebanon, Mrs. Nell Plymale of Huntington, WV, and Mrs. Dee Stoots of Kingsport; 15 grandchildren. Services at Glenwood Union Church near Jonesboro with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon.

BUTTRY, Charles B.

Dayton, OH - Holston resident Charles B. Buttry, 80, died 2 October 1957 in Dayton, OH. Survivors: son, Clarence D. Buttry of Dayton; step-son, James Smart of Abingdon; brother, Nathaniel Buttry of Santa Anna, TX. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

CAMPBELL, Sanders

Glade Spring - Sanders "Double Deck" Campbell, 46, died 27 January 1957 at a Lake Charles, LA, hospital. Survivors: wife, Eula Campbell of Glade Spring; 2 daughters, Mrs. Billie Lester of Glade Spring and Mrs. Peggy McMillan of Richlands; his mother, Mrs. Alice Campbell of Glade Spring; 2 sisters, Mrs. Van Caywood of Plasterco and Mrs. C. B. Forrester of Glade Spring; 4 brothers, Lewis Campbell of Glade Spring, Scott Campbell of Bainbridge, NY, Alex Campbell of Camp Kilmer, NJ, and Jim Campbell of Lake Charles, LA; 6 grandchildren.

CAMPER, Debra

Glade Spring - Debra Darlene Camper, infant, died 17 January 1957 at her home. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Camper of Glade Spring; brother, William Camper of Glade Spring; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Page Osborne of Chilhowie and Mrs. Mamie Camper of Abingdon; great-grandmother, Mrs. E. W. Norris of Glade Spring. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Old Glade Cemetery.

CARDWELL, Roxie H.

Saltville - Mrs. Roxie H. Cardwell, 43, died 3 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: husband, Howard Cardwell; daughter, Miss Odeline Cardwell of Saltville; 2 sons, Preston Cardwell with the US Army at Fort Benning, GA, and Bobby Cardwell of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lottie Hogston of Newhall, WV, and Mrs. Georgia Allison of Saltville; 3 brothers, John Stewart, Howard Stewart and James Stewart of Saltville; her mother, Mrs. Albert Stewart of Saltville. Services at Cardwell Town Baptist Church with burial in the family cemetery.

[Roxie H. Stewart, d/o Albert Stewart & Myrtle Talbert]

CHAPMAN, Graham (Rev.)

Chilhowie - Rev. Graham Edward Chapman, 47, died 22 January 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Sarah Harris Chapman; son, Billy L. Bise of Saltville; daughter, Mrs. Thomas L. Smith of Chilhowie; his mother, Mrs. Conley Chapman of Rock Falls, IL; 2 brothers, Harry Chapman and Vint Chapman of Rock Falls; 4 sisters, Mrs. Herman Olinger and Mrs. Bill Carter of Saltville, Mrs. Wesley Frye of Portsmouth, VA, and Mrs. Leon Fisher of Rock Falls; 1 granddaughter. Services at First Church of God in Chilhowie with burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

CHAPPELL, Paul Ed

Abingdon - Paul Ed Chappell, 57, died 25 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mary Johnson Chappell; 3 sons, Paul B. Chappell with the US Army in Germany, Sam Chappell of University Park, PA, and Daniel Chappell of Abingdon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Frances Campbell of Chilhowie and Mrs. Sarah Pookrum of Abingdon. Services at the residence with burial in Taylor's Hill Cemetrey.

CLAMAN, Arthur Parris

Culpepper, VA - Former Abingdon resident Arthur Parris Claman, 75, died 29 September 1957 at his home in Culpepper. Survivors: 2 sons, William F. Claman of Culpepper and John C. Claman of Lansdowne, PA; daughter, Miss Nannie Grace Claman of Culpepper. Graveside services at Sinking Spring Cemetery in Abingdon.

CLARK, Rutha Jane

Abingdon - Mrs. Rutha Jane Clark, 71, died 5 November 1957 at the home of a daughter. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs. Glen Townsend of Smith Creek, Mrs. C. F. Reece of Rutherfordton, NC, Miss Ethel Clark and Mrs. Jammie Dill of Greenville, SC, and Mrs. L. B. Webb Jr. of Bluff City, TN; 3 sons, V. R. Clark of Hanea Path, SC, Clarence C. Clark of Spindale, NC, and Warren H. Clark of Johnson City, TN; 19 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Services at Valley View Baptist Church with burial in Valley View Cemetery.

[widow of John Griff Clark]

CLARK, Riley (Mrs.)

Abingdon - Mrs. Riley Clark, 47, died 13 February 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Rev. Riley T. Clark of Abingdon; son, Riley G. Clark with the US Air Force at Ocean City, NJ; 4 daughters, Mrs. Barbara Poe, Mrs. Thresia Warner and Miss Isabelle Clark of Abingdon, and Mrs. Ella Gillespie of Marion; 4 brothers, Paul Gillespie, Tom Gillespie, Joe Gillespie and Rex Gillespie of Marion; 2 sisters, Mrs. Katherine Blevins of Abingdon an Mrs. Josephine Wolf of Marion; 1 grandchild. Services at Friendly Chapel Church of God with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park Cemetery.

CLARK, Russell

Abingdon - Russell Clark, 69, died 13 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Hubert McDaniel of Westminster, MD; 2 brothers, J. W. Clark of Abingdon and Bob Clark of Bristol, TN; 4 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

CLARK, Scott W.

Damascus - Scott W. Clark, 80, died 23 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Dulcie Clark; son, Whitmore Clark of Damascus; 3 daughters, Mrs. Dennie Doss of Strongsville, OH, and Mrs. Wayne Burchett and Miss Pearl Clark of Damascus; 4 grandchildren. Services at Damascus Church of Christ with burial in Mock Cemetery.

CLEAR, Frankie (Mrs.)

Saltville - Mrs. Frankie Clear, 71, died 1 September 1957 at her home in Chatham Hill. Survivors: daughter, Miss Eva Clear of Chatham Hill; 2 sons, Guy W. Clear of Saltville and Rev. A. S. Clear of Bald Branch, TN; 3 brothers, R. J. Mitchell, W. E. Mitchell and Thomas Mitchell of Chatham Hill. Services at Riverside Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

[widow of R. L. Clear]

CLIFTON, Clinton Stuart

Wyndale - Clinton Stuart Clifton, 50, died 9 September 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 3 brothers, Howard Clifton, Fred Clifton and Paul Clifton of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. E. J. Long of Holston, VA; 2 half-brothers, C. G. Clifton of Greendale, and Ed Clifton of Davy, WV; half-sister, Mrs. Wiley Harless of Bristol, VA. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

CLIFTON, Robert

Abingdon - Robert Clifton, 32, died 30 March 1957 at a Charlottesville hospital. Survivors: wife, Gar Warren Clifton; 2 daughters, Doris Clifton and Peggy Clifton of Abingdon; his mother, Mrs. Pearl Clifton of Abingdon; 4 brothers, Coy Clifton of Kingsport TN, Wiley Clifton of Bristol, VA, Maynard Clifton of Lebanon, VA, and Cecil Clifton of Meadowview; 2 sisters, Mrs. Paul Wilcox of Meadowview and Miss Josie Clifton of Abingdon. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

COE, James Edward

Saltville - James Edward Coe, 59, died 7 October 1957 at a Veterans' Hospital in Oteen, NC. Survivors: wife, Rena Osborne Coe of Saltville; 4 daughters, Mrs. James Call and Miss Frances Coe of Saltville, Mrs. Wesley Hill of Blacksburg, VA, and Mrs. Clarence Call of Fort Belvoir, VA; 3 sons, James E. Coe Jr. and Billy Coe of Saltville, and Robert Eugene Coe with the US Navy in Long Island; 3 grandchildren; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Coe of Chilhowie; 2 sisters, Mrs. Bub Harris of Quarry and Mrs. Tommie Thomas of Chilhowie; 5 brothers, Fred Coe of Broadford, Albert Coe, Frank Coe, George Coe and Robert Coe of Chilhowie. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

COE, Joe Junior

Glade Spring - Joe Junior Coe, 34, died 31 December 1956 at a Roanoke Veterans' Hospital. Survivors: wife, Viola Woods Coe of Salem, VA; 2 daughters, Anne Coe and Geraldine Coe of Salem; 2 sons, Johnnie Coe and Joe Franklin Coe of Salem; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Coe of Glade Spring; 4 sisters, Mrs. James Anderson of Indianapolis, IN, Mrs. Mary Preston [sic: Poston] of Marion, Mrs. Walter Ellis and Mrs. Martha Lloyd of Alexandria; 2 brothers, William A. Coe of Glade Spring and Albert Coe of Alexandria. Services at McCalls Gap Presbyterian Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery in Saltville.

[s/o Clifford Madison Coe & Hattie Wolfe]

COLE, Daisy H.

Faysom Lake, NJ - Former Chilhowie resident Mrs. Daisy H. Cole, 81, died 5 May 1957 at Faysom Lake, NJ. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Robert A. Lightburn of Faysom Lake; one grandson. Graveside services at Roselawn Cemetery in Marion.

[Daisy Huston, d/o Rev. J. B. Huston; married Robert Lee Cole]

COLLEY, Alcy J.

Meadowview - Miss Alcy Jane Colley, 85, died 20 January 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 2 sisters, Mrs. Margaret Rainey of Washington, DC, and Mrs. Florence Harkelroad of Bristol, TN. Services at Blackwell's Chapel Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

[d/o John Calvin Colley & Agatha "Alcy" Johnson]

COLLEY, Hettie T.

Saltville - Mrs. Hettie Taylor Colley, 76, died 8 November 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Tom R. Colley; son, Marvin Colley of North Tazewell; 2 daughters, Mrs. Arvil [Annie] Poston of Saltville and Mrs. C. H. [Ethel] Poston of Blountville, TN; sister, Mrs. Nannie Webb of Eikhart, KS; brother, E[dward] P[reston] Taylor of Saltville. Services at River Bend Church in Saltville with burial in Worley Cemetery.

[Henrietta Victoria Taylor (9 Apr 1881-8 Nov 1957), d/o Andrew Jackson Taylor Sr. & (2) Rachel J. Wolfe; m. 14 Jul 1901, WCV, Thomas Robert Colley (1 Feb 1881-9 Mar 1964), s/o Daniel Wyndham Colley & Margaret E. Collins]

COLLINS, W[illiam] S.

Saltville - W. S. Collins, 89, died 23 July 1957 at a Welch, WV, hospital. Survivors: 2 sons, Albert Collins of Danville and John F. Collins of Saltville; 5 daughters, Mrs. Roy Worley of Saltville, Mrs. Dewey McNew of Superior, WV, Mrs. Charles Worley and Mrs. George Musselwhite of Lundell, WV, and Mrs. Dave Snodgrass of Abingdon; brother, Jim Collins of Bluefield, WV; 2 sisters, Mrs. Reaver Campbell of Superior, WV, and Mrs. Nannie Campbell of McDowell, WV; 30 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville with burial in Fall Hill Cemetery.

COOK, Joseph H.

Glade Spring - Joseph Harrison Cook, 43, died 25 October 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Ellen Norris Cook; 2 sons, Joseph H. Cook Jr. and Robert Cook of Glade Spring; 3 daughters, the Misses Irene Cook, Susan Cook and Betty Jane Cook of Glade Spring; his step-mother, Mrs. Kate Dickenson of Damascus; 4 brothers, Bert Cook of Baltimore, MD, Doug Cook of Tannersville, Tom Cook of Illinois and Howard Cook of San Diego, CA; sister, Miss Nina Findley of Elbert, WV. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

CORNETT, Walter M.

Damascus - Walter McKinley Cornett, 60, died 25 February 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Margaret Cornett; 5 sons, Harold Cornett, Jimmy Cornett and Roy Cornett of Damascus, Albert Cornett and Clyde Cornett of Bristol, VA; 5 daughters, the Misses Ella Mae Cornett, Betty Lou Cornett and Lillian Cornett of Damascus, Mrs. Conrad Long of Shady Valley, TN, and Mrs. James Long of Abingdon; brother, Sam Cornett of Damascus; 4 sisters, Mrs. G. C. McConnell, Mrs. Otha Minton and Mrs. Charlie Garrett of Damascus, and Mrs. H. M. Elliot of Abingdon; 5 grandchildren.

COUNTS, Margaret [ST. JOHN]

Abingdon - Former Washington County resident Mrs. Margaret St. John Counts died 29 January 1957 in Washington, DC. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Thelma Gulli and Mrs. Evelyn Pate of Washington, DC; brother, P. W. St. John of Meadowview; half-brother, W. T. Bailey of Meadowview; sister, Mrs. Claude Clifton of Greendale, VA. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[widow of William E. Counts (d. 1952)]

COX, Arthur F.

Abingdon - Arthur Franklin Cox Jr., 14, died 30 April 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cox of Abingdon. Services at Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

COX, James G.

Mendota - James G. Cox, 37, died 28 July 1957 at the Veterans' Hospital in Mountain Home, TN. Survivors: wife, Anna Cox of Mendota; son, Herman Cox of Mendota; 4 brothers, Marion Cox of Bristol, Walter Cox and Calvin Cox of Mendota, and Robert Cox of Erie, TN. Services at Mendota Methodist Church with burial in Banner Cemetery at Mendota.

COX, John

Mendota - John Cox, 74, died 11 May 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: step-mother, Mrs. Laura Cox of Big Stone Gap; 5 sons, Walter E. Cox and Calvin L .Cox of Mendota, Marion F. Cox of Bristol, James G. Cox of Mountain Home, TN, and Robert L. Cox of Erie, TN; 4 half-brothers, Robert Cox, Jack Cox, Joe Cox, and Bill Cox of Appalachia; 5 half-sisters, Mrs. R. E. Lovill of Big Stone Gap, Mrs. William Wilson of Benhams, Mrs. Pearl McGilliam and Mrs. Isaac Fultz of Appalachia, and Mrs. Della Rasnick of St. Charles. Services at Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial in Tate Cemetery.

CRABTREE, Nancy

Glade Spring - Mrs. Nancy Barrett Crabtree, 83, died 12 January 1957 at the home of a niece, Mrs. J. G. Nutter. Additional survivor: brother, P. F. Barrett of English, WV. Services at Ridgedale Church with burial in the church cemetery.

CRAFT, W. Guy

Marion - W. Guy Craft, 59, died 2 February 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Maude Parks Craft; daughter, Mrs. Madeline Outlaw of Centerville, FL; 2 sisters, Mrs. Julia Asbury and Mrs. John Kegley of Wise, VA; 3 grandchildren. Services at First Methodist Church with burial in Roselawn Cemetery.

CRAIG, Robert T. (Mrs.)

Glade Spring - Mrs. Robert T. Craig Sr. died 31 October 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles B. Snodgrass of Glade Spring and Mrs. Frank Porterfield of Grundy; 2 sons, Noel Craig and R. T. Craig Jr. of Glade Spring; brother, William J. Legard of Bristol, VA; 4 grandchildren. Services at Old Glade Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in church cemetery.

CRALLE, William M.

Saltville - William M. Cralle, age 13 months, died 21 January 1957 at the home of his grandparents in Saltville. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Cralle of Farmville; brother, Frank Cralle Jr. of Farmville; 2 sisters, Jane Cralle and Betty Cralle [his twin] of Farmville; grandparents, Mrs. A. E. Cralle of Winston-Salem, NC, and Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Kent of Saltville.

CRIGGER, Infant

Abingdon - The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Crigger died 1 May 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Additional survivors: grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. Clayborn Crigger of Abingdon and Mr. and Mrs. John P. Seymore of Bristol, VA; great-grandparents, Mrs. John G. Crigger and Mrs. Sarah Carswell of Abingdon, Mr. and Mrs. P. H. McVey and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Seymore of Meadowview. Graveside services at Knollkreg Memorial Park.

CROUCH, E. R. (Mrs.)

Abingdon - Mrs. E. R. Crouch, 85, died 8 January 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 2 sisters-in-law, Mrs. L. G. Jones and Mrs. A. C. Jones of Gastonia, NC; brother-in-law, C. P. Mathews of Spartanburg, SC; several nieces and nephews. Services at Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

CRUEY, Hamilton C.

North Holston - Hamilton C. Cruey, 83, died 30 September 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs. A. L. Hayes of Crewe, Mrs. W. F. Wyatt of North Holston, Mrs. O. A. Crowder of Round Hill, Mrs. Stewart Harris of Broadford, and Mrs. J. J. Hodge of Salem; son, Dewey B. Cruey of Boissevain, VA; brother, T. M. Cruey of Doran, VA. Services at Ridgedale Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

CRUSENBERRY, Bessie H.

Saltville - Mrs. Bessie H. Crusenberry, 68, died 2 December 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: 4 sons, Paul Crusenberry, Claude Crusenberry, Thomas Crusenberry and George Crusenberry of Saltville; 5 daughters, Mrs. Katheryn Russell of Marion, Mrs Iva Henegar, Mrs. Myrtle Osborne, Mrs. Alma Kestner and Miss Lucy Crusenberry of Saltville; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Annie Clingenpeel and Miss Lula Crusenberry of Roanoke; step-son, Arthur Crusenberry of Roanoke; sister, Mrs. Madge Chapman of Saltville; 2 half-brothers, Robert Hayden of High Point, NC, and Trigg Hayden of Saltville. Services at Quarry Methodist Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

CULLOP, Georgia [CREGAR]

Glade Spring - Mrs. Georgia Cregar Cullop, 49, died 2 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, W. L. (Bones) Cullop of Glade Spring; 4 daughters, Mrs. Ben T. Counts, Miss Sylvia LaVerne Cullop of Glade Spring, Mrs. W. O. Lee and Mrs. W. O. Helton of Saltville; 2 sons, W. L. Cullop Jr. and Roger Dwayne Cullop of Glade Spring; her mother, Mrs. Lula M. Cregar of Glade Spring. Services at Old Glade Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

CUMBOW, Beverly Jean

Saltville - Beverly Jean Cumbow, age 1, died 18 February 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cumbow of Saltville; grandfather, J. C. Cumbow of Marion. Services at Main Street Christian Church in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

CUMBOW, George S.

Abingdon - George Sherman Cumbow, 51, died 6 February 1957. Survivors: wife, Laura Lampkins Cumbow of Abingdon; 6 sons, Ford Cumbow and Selden Cumbow of Abingdon, Beecher Cumbow and Maynard Cumbow of Bristol, VA, Earl C. Cumbow of Bristol, TN, and Gifford Cumbow of Meadowview; 4 brothers, Jessie Cumbow of Danville, IL, and Joe Cumbow, Walter Cumbow and James Cumbow of Hansonville, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lucy Statzer and Mrs. Cora Kimberlin of Hansonville; 11 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

CUMBOW, Lorean [KEITH]

Saltville - Mrs. Lorean Keith Cumbow died 20 August 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: husband, Wilson Cumbow; son, Bobby Wayne Cumbow of Saltville; daughter, Mrs. Catherine Osborne of Seaside, CA, her mother, Mrs. C. W. Keith of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Charlie Poston and Mrs. Emory Offield of Clinchburg; 3 brothers, William Keith, Allen Keith and Alvin Keith of Saltville. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[d/o William M. Keith & Lula Dinsmore]

DAVENPORT, P. J. (Mrs.)

Abingdon - Mrs. Peter Johnson Davenport died 9 April 1957 at her home. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Arthur Kleinpell of Flushing, MI, and Mrs. Roy Brown of Abingdon; 2 sons, Leslie B. Davenport of Charleston, SC, and W. Forrest Davenport of Stratford, CT. Services at St. Thomas Episcopal Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[Mary Elizabeth Bryan, widow of Peter Johnson Davenport]

DAVIDSON, Mary

Chilhowie - Mrs. Mary Jane Davidson, 87, died 13 September 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 2 sons, Hyder Davidson of Broadford and Clint Davidson of Seven Mile Ford; daughter, Mrs. Bessie Harris of Saltville; brother, James Martin of Centerville; sister, Mrs. Charles Bolvan of Saltville; 2 half-brothers, Clint Martin and Joe Martin of Chilhowie; 4 half-sisters, Mrs. Jess Cullop of Nebo Mrs. T. S. Clark of Winchester, Mrs. Charles Martin of Damascus, and Mrs. Charlie Buchanan of Chatham Hill; 21 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren. Services at Mount Pleasant Church at New Quarry with burial in the church cemetery.

DAVIS, Albert (Mrs.)

Meadowview - Mrs. Albert Davis, 73, died 8 January 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Albert J. Davis; 3 daughters, Mrs. Henry Thompson of Abingdon, Mrs. Windom Nunley of Meadowview, and Mrs. John S. Henderson of Covington, VA; 3 sisters, Mrs. J. T. Litton of Abingdon, Mrs. Sam Hollingsworth of Philadelphia, PA, and Mrs. Heaton Akers of Amelia, VA; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

[Hassie Cummings Gobble (23 Aug 1883-8 Jan 1957); m. 24 Sep 1905, WCV, Albert Johnston Davis (26 Aug 1886-5 Sep 1968)]

DeBORD, Charles B.

Marion - Charles Benton DeBord, 72, died 16 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Archie Church of St. Clair Shore, MI, Mrs. J. P. Barton of Sugar Grove, and Eva Gertrude DeBoard of Marion; 2 sons, Benjamin R. DeBord of Marion and Lee A. DeBord of Quarryville, PA; sister, Mrs. Russell Elledge of Marion; 5 grandchildren; 1 great=grandchild. Services at Parkers Chapel with burial in Thomas Cemetery.

DENNISON, Martha

Abingdon - Mrs. Martha McCracken Dennison died 6 December 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, George H. Dennison; 2 sons, George T. Dennison of Meadowview and Rudolphus Dennison of Abingdon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Alice Walden of Abingdon and Mrs. Kathleen Alexander of Bristol, VA; 2 brothers, Alec Whitehead of Jewell Valley, VA, and Albert Whitehead of Barnet, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Tishie Ray of Glade Spring and Mrs. Linie Ball of Abingdon; 20 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Services at Mt. Carmel Christian Church in Meadowview with burial in Mt. View Baptist Cemetery.

DENNISON, William A.

Damascus - William Andrew Dennison, 87, died 2 February 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Maggie Dennison of Damascus; 2 sons, Roland Dennison of Welch, WV, and Mack Dennison of Gary, WV; sister, Mrs. Georgia Dennison of Damascus; 4 grandchildren. Services at Wright Funeral Home in Damascus.

DETTOR, Ethel J.

Bristol, VA - Washington County, VA native Miss Ethel J. Dettor, 83, died 24 July 1957 at her home in Bristol. Survivors: sister, Miss Mable Dettor of Bristol; 3 brothers, Tom Dettor and Jim Dettor of Bristol, and D. C. Dettor of Guilford College NC.

DETTOR, Warren H.

Bluff City, TN - Washington Co., VA native Warren H. Dettor, 79, died 25 January 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: 3 brothers, James H. Dettor and T. K. Dettor of Wallace, and David C. Dettor of Guilford College, NC; 2 sisters, the Misses Ethel Dettor and Mae Dettor of Wallace. Services at Akard Funeral Home with burial in Glenwood Cemetery.

[widower of Martha C. Boy (d. 1953)]

DILLARD, James L.

Abingdon - James L. Dillard, 60, died 15 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Rosa Dillard of Abingdon; 5 sons, Charlie Dillard of Abingdon, Lon Dillard and Sam Dillard of Bristol, Bert Dillard of Cincinnati, OH, and Howard Dillard of Fairfax, VA; 3 daughters, Mrs. Harry Lee Smith of Bristol, Mrs. Mabel Powers and Mrs. Dorothy Wright of Cincinnati; 27 grandchildren; 8 stepchildren; brother, Wiley Dillard of Miller Creek, NC; sister, Mrs. Bessie Jordan of Todd, NC. Services at the residence with burial in Knollkreg Cemetery.

DINSMORE, Deborah

Meadowview - Deborah Dianna Dinsmore, age 21 months, died 19 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Dinsmore; 3 sisters, Kathryn Dinsmore, Treima Dinsmore and Linda Dinsmore of Meadowview; brother, Frederick Dinsmore of Meadowview; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Price of Holston and Mr. and Mrs. Ebb Dinsmore of Abingdon. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

DIXON, Jane S.

Abingdon - Mrs. Jane Shupe Dixon, 30, died 16 December 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, James Dixon; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd C. Shupe of Abingdon; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Shupe of Abingdon. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

DIXON, W. A.

Mendota - W. A. Dixon died 23 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Purnia Dixon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Elnor Thompson of Bristol, TN, and Mrs. Laura Osborne of Mendota; 3 sons, E. H. Dixon of Mendota, C. H. Dixon of Henderson, TX, and Fred Dixon of Norris, TN; 5 stepchildren; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services at Mendota Methodist Church with burial in Mendota Cemetery.

DODD, Mamie

Abingdon - Mrs. Mamie Gary Perrow Dodd, 72, died 25 July 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Martin J. Henegar of Knoxville, TN, and Mrs. James M. Lawrence of Abingdon; 2 grandchildren. Services at Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[d/o Bascom Perrow & Mamie Gary]

DOYLE, John H.

Glade Spring - Former Saltville resident John H. Doyle, 78, died 10 June 1957 at his home in Glade Spring. Survivors: wife, Della Eastridge Doyle; 3 sons, Sam Doyle and Gene Doyle of Glade Spring, and Frank Doyle of Saltville; 4 grandchildren. Services at the residence with burial in Glade Spring Baptist Church cemetery.

DUDLEY, Joella [HAYTER]

Christiansburg, VA - Former Holston resident Mrs. Joella Dudley, 80, died 7 August 1957 at a Christiansburg, VA, hospital. Survivors: husband, C. Allen Dudley; 2 brothers, Thomas C. Hayter of Minco, OK, and Milton A. Hayter of Holston, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Martha E. Fleenor of Holston and Mrs. Lulu Woods of Dewitt, AR.

DUNCAN, Floyd W. (Rev.)

Meadowview - Rev. Floyd W. Duncan, 71, died 11 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Nellie Moore Duncan; sister, Mrs. J. F. McCray of Meadowview; brother, J. D. Duncan of Roanoke; 2 step-sons, Miles Moore of Bristol, TN and Alfred Moore of Anchorage, AK; 2 step-daughters, Mrs. Dewey Puckett of Meadowview and Mrs. Lucille Wallace of Lebanon, VA. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in the Holston Conference Cemetery at Emory.

DUNMAN, William S.

Chicago, IL - Washington County native William S. Dunman, 50, died 5 December 1957 in a Chicago Veterans' Hospital. Survivors: wife; 3 sisters, Mrs. J. L. Odum of Meadowview, Mrs. Howard Nichols of Glen Allen, WV, and Mrs. W. R. Robinson of Coalwood, WV; 3 brothers, T. E. Dunman of Bluefield, WV, A. C. Dunman of Holston, and Paul Dunman of Dayton, OH. Graveside services at Dunman Cemetery in Holston, VA.

DUNN, John Forest

John Forest Dunn, 82, died 1 January 1957. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Cuddy Cemetery.

EARLE, Mattie Kelly

Emory - Mrs. Mattie Kelly Earle, 88, died 28 June 1957 at her home. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. R. A. Grogan of Sebring, FL, Mrs. C. V. Jackson of Pulaski, Mrs. Stella Davis of Akron, OH, and Miss Cleo Earle of Canton, OH; 2 sons, Claude Earle of Emory and Hanson Earle of Meadowview; sister, Mrs. Sally Nelson of Spokane, WA; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

EASON, Elizabeth

Abingdon - Mrs. Elizabeth Bickley Eason, 54, died 23 June 1957 at a local hospital. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Wallace O. Hurt of Abingdon. Services at Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville, TN.

ELLER, Deamy L.

Chilhowie - Mrs. Deamy Lou Eller, 75, died 6 November 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, W. A. Eller; 4 step-sons, Dave Eller of Crab Orchard, WV, Isaac Eller and Lee Eller of Sophia, WV, and J. G. Eller of Chilhowie; 3 step-daughters, Mrs. Rosetta Mabe of White Top, Mrs. Pearl Martin of Lilly Brook, WV, and Mrs. Bertha Pennington of Chilhowie. Services at Union Baptist Church with burial in McClure Cemetery.

ENGLAND, Grace B.

Chilhowie - Mrs. Grace Berry England, 63, died 21 July 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, John H. England; son, William C. Berry of Chilhowie; 3 daughters, Mrs. C. R. Keesee of Roanoke, Mrs. Ray Sheets of Rockville, MD, and Ms. Glen Bonham of Chilhowie; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Arrangements by Terrace-Heights Funeral Home.

EPPERSON, Bertha R.

Gastonia, NC - Abingdon resident Mrs. Bertha Rowe Epperson died in Gastonia, NC [no date - published 19 November 1957]. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. Glen Via of Abingdon, Mrs. Wayne Cochrane of Basking Ridge, NJ, Mrs. Russell Webb of Kingston, NC, and Mrs. Ernest Gaskins of Hopewell, VA; 4 sons, Aubrey Epperson of Gastonia, NC, Glover Epperson of Denham Springs, LA, Fletcher Epperson of Roanoke and Egbert Epperson of Houston, TX; brother, Richard Rowe of Crockett. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

ESTEP, James E.

Saltville - James Edward Estep, 36, died 15 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Imogene Garrett Estep; 2 sons, Michael Estep of Saltville and Jimmy Estep of Norfolk; 3 sisters, Mrs. Ingy Hogston, Mrs. John Pennington and Mrs. Robert Davidson of Saltville. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[s/o J. H. & Naomi Estep]

ESTEP, Mary D.

Meadowview - Mrs. Mary Dotson Estep, 90, died 15 November 1957 at her home. Survivors: 3 daughters, Miss Cora Estep of Meadowview, Mrs. Bradley Millsap and Mrs. Thomas H. Jones of Abingdon; 4 sons, S. S. Estep of Istachatta, FL, Roy Estep of Peebles, OH, Dewey M. Estep of Hampton, VA, and Howard Estep of Meadowview; 25 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[widow of Elijah Estep]

FARIS, Thomas

Abingdon - Thomas Ray Faris, 71, died 20 April 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Ethel Long Faris; 6 daughters, Mrs. J. W. Stallard of Abingdon, Mrs. F. F. Brinkley of Chattanooga, TN, Mrs. F. F. Ruffner of Corry, PA, and Mrs. B. B. Piland, Mrs. C. A. Higginbotham, and Mrs. E. E. Ross of Portsmouth, VA; 4 sons, Howard Faris of Abingdon, Edward Faris of Bluff City, TN, Fred Faris of Bristol, TN, and Ray Faris of Corry, PA; sister, Mrs. Annie Earlenwein of Eubanks, KY. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

FARRIS, Rachel H.

Meadowview - Mrs. Rachel H. Farris, 79, died 24 July 1957 at her home. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Lee F. Cuddy of Glade Spring; 2 sons, Ernest Farris and Fred Farris of Meadowview; 3 sisters, Mrs. Wyndham Roberts and Miss Sally Helton of Saltville, and Mrs. John Addison of Meadowview; 2 brothers, Dan Helton of Saltville and Sam Helton of Meadowview; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Services at Blackwell Chapel Church with burial in the church cemetery.

FENNER, J. Arthur (Mrs.)

Damascus - Mrs. J. Arthur Fenner, 73, died 21 February 1957 at her home in Laurel Bloomery. Survivors: husband; 2 sons, J. D. Fenner and E. R. Fenner of Newport News, VA; 3 daughters, Mrs. J. E. Jones and Mrs. M. W. Lamb of Newport News, and Mrs. Vester Stamper of Damascus; 2 brothers, E. W. Sutton of Damascus and Thomas Sutton of Roanoke; sister, Mrs. Lizzie Buchanan of Brigham, ID; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Services at Wright Funeral Home in Damascus with burial in Bethel Cemetery.

FERGUSON, Stevie

Abingdon - Stevie Lane Ferguson, infant, died 23 May 1957 in an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Ferguson of Greendale; sister, Dolores Carole Ferguson of Greendale; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Dewey Ferguson of Abingdon, and Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Hite of Greendale. Graveside services at Knollkreg Memorial Park.

FIELDS, Mabel M.

Glade Spring - Mrs. Mabel M. Fields, 71, died 27 February 1957 at the home of a daughter near Glade Spring. Survivors: husband, Walter Fields; 4 daughters, Mrs. Kyle Lethcoe of Glade Spring, Mrs. E. P. Jones of Chilhowie, Mrs. Jack Hall of Marion and Mrs. C. L. Burke of Boones Mill; 3 sons, Walter Fields Jr. and Henry Fields of Glade Spring, and Joe Fields of Abingdon; foster daughter, Mrs. Ralph Phibbs of San Antonio, TX; sister, Mrs. R. C. Burke of Moccasin Gap; 2 brothers, Luther McFadden of Lebanon and Kemper McFadden of Hansonville; 21 grandchildren. Services at the Corner House Church in Holston, VA with burial in Dunman Cemetery.

FLEENOR, Julius H.

Holston - Julius Husten Fleenor, 86, died 9 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Martha Hayter Fleenor; 3 sons, Carl F. Fleenor and F. L. Fleenor of Abingdon, and B. D. Fleenor of Lynchburg; 2 daughters, Miss Trula Fleenor of Holston and Mrs. H. G. Musick of Bristol; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Services at the Corner House Christian Church in Holston with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon.

FORD, Ballard

Saltville - Ballard Ford, infant, died 27 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Ford of Saltville; brother, Marvin Ford Jr. of Saltville; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Oakley Harrison of Saltville and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ford of Broadford, VA. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

FRALEY, Nora

Abingdon - Mrs. Nora Long Fraley, 72, died 19 January 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, W. H. Fraley; 2 daughters, Miss Nina Fraley of Abingdon and Mrs. Blanche Anderson of Alexandria, VA; son, W. H. Fraley Jr. of Abingdon; 4 sisters, Mrs. Ethel Farris of Abingdon, Mrs. Callie Morefield of Durham, NC, Mrs. Cynthia Cole of Lynchburg, and Mrs. Viola Singleton of Bristol, VA; 6 brothers, Clifford Long and Douglas Long of Abingdon, Edgar Long of Holston, VA, J. D. Long of Bluefield, VA, Jessie Long of Danville, and McKinley Long of Bristol; 4 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

GAMBILL, Leonard

Glade Spring - Leonard H. Gambill, 70, died 30 June 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 6 sons, James Gambill, Worth Gambill and Charles Gambill of Rising Sun, MD, Dale Gambill of Marion, Chester Gambill of Acme, WV, and Dean Gambill of Savannah, GA; 3 daughters, Mrs. Nona Gambill of Northeast, MD, Mrs. Dale Gant of Klemath Falls, OR, and Mrs. Wiley Hurley of Glade Spring; brother, Lee Gambill of Seven Mile Ford; sister, Mrs. Bert Barker of West Jefferson, NC; 40 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Services at Old Glade Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

GARRETT, John L.

Abingdon - John Leonard Garrett, 44, died 2 November 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Eula Mae Garrett; 3 sons, William Garrett, Bobby Leon Garrett and Jack E. Garrett of Abingdon; 5 daughters, the Misses Betty Jo Garrett, Shirley Garrett, Emma Lee Garrett and Phyllis Ann Garrett of Abingdon, and Mrs. Peggy Barker of Holston, VA; his mother, Mrs. Amanda Williams Garrett of Abingdon; 2 brothers, Harry Garrett of Abingdon and Hobert Garrett of Greensboro, NC; 4 sisters, Mrs. Lucy Davenport, Mrs. Henry Bussey and Mrs. Burl Broyles of Abingdon, and Mrs. Luther Storns of Ciderburg, OH. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

GARRETT, Lee

Abingdon - Lee Garrett, 86, died 11 September 1957 at his home near Greendale. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Rhoda Taylor Garrett; 2 sons, Cleason Garrett and Howard Garrett of Abingdon; daughter, Mrs. C. H. Hoss of Bristol, VA; 3 brothers, Ed Garrett of Abingdon, George Garrett of Bluff City, TN, and Henry Garrett of Lynchburg, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. J. W. Marley and Mrs. T. L. Stewart of Bristol, VA; 9 grandchildren. Services at Valley View Church with burial in Valley View Cemetery.

GATES, Millard

Saltville - Millard Watson Gates, 70, died 13 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: 6 daughters, Mrs. Irvin Synan of Riverdale, MD, Mrs. Lincoln Dise of Saltville, Mrs. R. D. Teetterow of Atlanta, GA, and Mrs. Woodrow Leonard, Mrs. Paul Rouse and Mrs. W. C. Sparger of Bristol, TN; 2 brothers, Walter Gates of Glade Spring and George Gates of Plasterco; 16 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Services at Oak Grove Church in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

GENTRY, Emma R.

Wyndale - Mrs. Emma Rush Gentry, 74, died 19 August 1957 at he home. Survivors: husband, Charles B. Gentry; 4 daughters, Mrs. J. T. Ragle of Church Hill, TN, Mrs. D. L. Stokeley of Power Spring, GA, Mrs. H. E. McReynolds of Wallace, VA, and Mrs. Walter R. Smith of Saltville; sister, Mrs. R. G. Campbell of Bristol, TN; brother, William Rush of Bel Air, MD. Services at Wyndale Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

GILBERT, Tiny

Damascus - Mrs. Tiny Emma Gilbert, 75, died 27 November 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, G. C. Gilbert; 2 sons, Newton Gilbert and John Gilbert of Damascus; 4 daughters, Russie Gilbert, Virgie Gilbert, Bertha Gilbert and Mrs. Ruby Williams of Damascus; 3 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mrs. Della Dunn of Laurel Bloomery, TN, and Mrs. F. B. Hill of Coopers, WV. Services at State Line Baptist Church in Laurel Bloomery, TN.

GILLESPIE, Robert D.

Marion - Robert David Gillespie, 80, died 17 December 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 4 sons, Ellis Gillespie of Superior, WV, J. C. Gillespie of Skygusty, WV, Edward Gillespie of Riverdale, MD, and Marvin Gillespie of Silver Springs, MD; 4 daughters, Mrs. Cora Davidson of Saltville, Mrs. Nannie Goff of Cowen, WV, Mrs. Ruby Call of Daniels, NC, and Lettie Gillespie of Marion; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. Services at Ridgedale Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

GILLIAM, Edward

Chilhowie - Edward Gilliam, 58, died 19 October 1957 at a Johnson City, TN, hospital. Survivors: wife, Ollie Berry Gilliam; son, James E. Gilliam of Marion; sister, Mrs. Robert Berry of Saltville; 1 grandchild. Services at Chilhowie Baptist Church with burial in Old Glade Spring Presbyterian Cemetery.

GILPIN, Lawrence M.

Damascus - Lawrence Melvin Gilpin, 59, died 28 July 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Georgia Isabelle Gilpin; 2 sons, John L. Gilpin and Lawrence M. Gilpin Jr. of Damascus; 2 sisters, Mrs. Austin Elrod of Greeneville, TN, and Mrs. Ruth Goodman of Washington, DC. Services at Wright Funeral Home with burial in Sinking Springs Cemetery.

GLASS, Vastine T.

Abingdon - Vastine T. Glass died 8 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Lita Darnell Glass; sister, Mrs. Bessie Gilliam of Big Stone Gap, VA. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Glencoe Cemetery at Big Stone Gap.

GOODMAN, John

Chilhowie - John Goodman, 85, died 1 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 5 sons, Robert Goodman, Charles Goodman and Gene Goodman of Chilhowie, Fred Goodman of Norfolk, VA, and John Goodman of East Sparta, OH; 3 daughters, Mrs. Lola Robinson and Mrs. Bass Brockman of Marion, and Mrs. Earl Watson of Kingsport, TN; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Services at Chilhowie Baptist Church with burial in Baptist Cemetery in Glade Spring.

GOSE, Hazel

Abingdon - Mrs. Hazel Lena Gose, 44, died 7 June 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Robert H. Gose; daughter, Mrs. Barbara Ann Owens; son, Aubrey Gose of Abingdon; 3 brothers, Lawrence Pairgin of Blountville, TN, Elgin Pairgin of Bristol, TN, and Alvin Pairgin of Kingsport, TN; 2 sisters, Mrs. Pearl Rutter of Bristol, TN and Mrs. Edith Phillips of Vinton, OH. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[d/o Walter Pairgin & Ada Pippin]

GRACE, Arthur

Clarksburg, MD - Washington County VA native Arthur H. Grace, 55, died 8 February 1957 in Clarksburg, MD. Survivors: wife; daughter, Mrs. H. E. Smith of Bristol, VA; son, Wallace H. Grace of Detroit, MI; his mother, Mrs. Dora J. Grace of Bristol, TN; 2 sisters, Mrs. Nora Wise and Mrs. Newton Wise of Bristol, TN; 4 grandchildren.

GRACE, Mary H.

Meadowview - Mrs. Mary Helton Grace, 81, died 1 May 1957 at the home of a daughter. Survivors: son, Frank Grace of Clinchburg; daughter, Mrs. Ethel Farris of Meadowview; 2 brothers, Dan Helton of Saltville and Sam Helton of Meadowview; 4 sisters, Mrs John Addison and Mrs. John Farris of Meadowview, Miss Sally Helton and Mrs. Wyndham Roberts of Saltville; 4 grandsons. Services at Mahanaim Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

GRAHAM, Oliver O.

Abingdon - Oliver O. Graham, 77, died 10 September 1957 at his home in the Green Springs Community. Survivors: wife, Virginia Lowry Graham; son, John Robert Graham of Clifton Forge, VA; 6 daughters, Mrs. Woodfin Davis of Dadeville, AL, Mrs. Bruce Clark and Mrs. Hunter Humphrey of Abingdon, Mrs. Robert Hockett of Salem, VA, and Mrs. Albert King and Mrs. Clyde King of Holston Valley, TN; brother, Rev. Dan Graham of Blountville, TN; sister, Mrs. V. J. Keys of Broughton, IL; 21 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Services at Cleveland Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

GRANT, Edna

Abingdon - Mrs. Edna Fitzhugh Grant, 86, died 30 November 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. George Summerson of Abingdon; 3 sisters, Mrs. Harvey Barton of Abingdon, Mrs. Edward Ferneyhough of Alexandria, VA, and Mrs. Strother Barton of Dublin, VA. Graveside services at Spring Hill Cemetery in Lynchburg, VA.

GREER, Banie

Damascus - Mrs. Banie Greer, 64, died 27 December 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Frank Greer; 2 sons, Ray Greer of Ypsilanti, MI, and Alexander Greer of Wayne, MI; 2 daughters, Mrs. Ira Price of Pocahontas, VA, and Mrs. Fred Bowman of Yards, VA; 17 grandchildren. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home of Damascus.

GREER, John L.

Damascus - John L. Greer, 72, died 6 August 1957 at his home. Survivors: 2 sons, Garland Greer and Jessee Greer of Damascus; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Claude Greer and Emory Greer of Pennington Gap, VA, and Baxter Greer of Knoxville, TN. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home of Damascus.

GREER, Rosie

Damascus - Mrs. Rosie Ellen Greer, 81, died 13 April 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 4 sons, Letcher Greer of Laurel Bloomery, TN, Stacy Greer of Taylor's Valley, VA, Walter Greer of Glen Burnie, MD, and Rufus Greer of Grayson, NC; 2 daughters, Mrs. Cordy Greer of Chuckey, TN, and Mrs. J. D. Church of Arlington, TX; 29 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mrs. Maude Sturgill of Elizabethton, TN and Mrs. Lelia Bowers of Johnson City, TN. Services at State Line Baptist Church in Laurel Bloomery, TN.

GRIFFIN, Sergeant

Saltville - Sergeant G. Griffin, 51, died 26 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Gertrude Wilson Griffin; 2 daughters, Mrs. Joseph R. Chapman of Saltville and Miss Opal Griffin of Bristol; son, John K. Griffin of Saltville; 3 sisters, Mrs. Bill Poore, Mrs. Clayburne Shaffer and Miss Beverley Griffin of Saltville; 6 brothers, Duncan Griffin, Howard Griffin, Wesley Griffin and Lester Griffin of Saltville, Philmore Griffin of Marion and Nathaniel Griffin of North Carolina; his mother, Mrs. Laura Griffin of Saltville. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

[daughter, Opal Nealy Christeen Griffin, m. 7 Oct 1960, SCV, Easley Jake "Jiggs" Allison, s/o John William Allison & Artie Bell Brannon]

GROSECLOSE, Darell

Abingdon - Darrell Owen Groseclose, age 11 months, died 10 December 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Darell Groseclose of Abingdon; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Groseclose and Mrs. John T. Clark Sr. of Abingdon. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

HAGY, D. V. (Vick)

Abingdon - D. V. (Vick) Hagy, 84, died 14 November 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Ellie Hayter Hagy; 3 sons, Wallace Hagy of Meadowview, David Hagy of Abingdon and Don Hagy of Bristol; 3 sisters, Mrs. Wallace Clark of Baldwin, MD, Mrs. Josie Garnett of Joliet, MT, and Mrs. Harrison Minnick of Abingdon; 2 brothers, Will Hagy of Abingdon and Jake Hagy of Kingsville, MD; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Services at Washington Chapel Methodist Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[David Victor Hagy (21 Jan 1873-14 Nov 1957), s/o William Franklin Hagy & Lydia Louise Minnick; m. (1) 27 Dec 1909, WCV, Mary Ann Lavinia Colley (2 Dec 1879-19 Jun 1914), d/o Thomas Wesley Colley & Anna Eliza Ryan; m. (2) aft 1914, Ellie Hayter]

HAGY, Dorothy [NEAL]

Danville, VA - Abingdon native Mrs. Dorothy Neal Hagy, 35, died 29 November 1957 at a Danville hospital. Survivors: husband, James L. Hagy of Danville; 2 daughters, Mrs. Doyle Moore of Richmond and Miss Nancy Hagy of Danville; her mother, Mrs. Molly Blevins Neal of Abingdon; 3 sisters, Mrs. John Woodward and Mrs. Henry Henley of Abingdon, and Mrs. John East of Danville; 4 brothers, Ted Neal of Bristol, C. C. Neal Jr. of Hawaii, W. T. Neal and Bobby Neal of Abingdon. Services at Cedar Bluff Baptist Church in Rural Retreat, VA.

HAGY, Mamie M.

Meadowview - Mrs. Mamie Maiden Hagy, 69, died 7 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Thad L. Hagy; daughter, Mrs. Edith Crenshaw of Meadowview; 2 brothers, Will Maiden of Bristol and Bert Maiden of Abingdon; 2 sisters, Mrs. John Dutton of Monmouth, IL, and Mrs. Day C. Maiden of Knoxville, TN; 1 granddaughter; 1 great-grandchild. Services at Yellow Spring Methodist Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

HAGY, Robert R.

Chilhowie - Robert Roland Hagy, 46, died 10 June 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: daughter, Miss Charlotte Louise Hagy of Chilhowie; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Z. Hagy of Chilhowie; brother, W. K. Hagy of Johnson City, TN; sister, Mrs. C. L. Brown of Rural Retreat. Services at Grosses Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

HAHNER, Rudolph

Washington County - Rudolph Hahner, 76, died 21 November 1957 at his home in the Mary's Chapel area. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Bert Jett Hahner; sister, Mrs. J. G. Barbe of Tuscaloosa, AL; brother, Mike Hahner of Wichita, KS. Arrangements by Blevins Funeral Home.

HALL, Stephen T.

Abingdon - Stephen Thomas Hall, 86, died 18 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Annie Hall; 3 daughters, Mrs. Gay Winebarger, Mrs. Mary Johnson and Miss Cedella Hall of Abingdon; 2 sons, Roy B. Hall and W. H. Hall of Richmond; 25 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Services at Mountain View Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

HAMMOND, Lon B.

Saltville - Lon B. Hammond, 64, died 10 June 1957 at a Johnson City, TN, hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Florence Cuddy Hammond; sister, Mrs. W. L. Patrick of Chilhowie; 5 brothers, John Hammond of Bristol, George Hammond, J. F. Hammond, Tom Hammond and Norvel Hammond of Plasterco. Services at Mahanaim Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

HARRIS, Adaline C.

Saltville - Mrs. Adaline C. Harris, 75, died 1 June 1957 at the home of a son in Saltville. Survivors: 5 sons, Roy Harris, James Harris, Henry Harris and Charles Harris of Saltville, and Robert E. Harris of Hopewell, VA; 6 daughters, Mrs. Robey Hayden, Mrs. Earl Hayden, Mrs. Robert Hayden, Mrs. Susie Roark, Mrs. Wint Hunt and Mrs. McKinley Holmes of Saltville; brother, Tom Crusenberry of Quarry; 77 grandchildren; 107 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Services at Main Street Christian Church in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

HARRIS, Charles P.

Saltville - Charles Preston Harris, 85, died 28 February 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Adaline C. Harris; 5 sons, Henry Harris, James Harris, Roy Harris and Charles Harris of Saltville, and Robert E. Harris of Hopewell, VA; 6 daughters, Mrs. Susie Roark, Mrs. Virgie Hayden, Mrs. Earl Hayden, Mrs. Wint Hunt, Mrs. Robert Hayden and Mrs. McKinley Holmes of Saltville; brother, William Harris of Chilhowie; 2 sisters, Mrs. Minner Blevins of Chilhowie and Mrs. Henry Allison of Nebo, VA; 77 grandchildren; 107 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Services at the residence with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

HAVENS, James W.

Saltville - James Walker Havens, 75, died 5 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife; 5 daughters, Mrs. Herman Hess, Mrs. Henry C. Harris and Mrs. E. G. Jones of Saltville, Mrs. Dale Keene of Chilhowie and Mrs. Marvin Perkins of Swords Creek, VA; son, John W. Havens of Chatham Hill; 3 sisters, Mrs. Jim Stevenson of Tazewell, Mrs. Eli Campbell of Marion and Mrs. Lee Wyatt of Chilhowie; brother, Kelly Havens of Adkins. Services at Mount Pleasant Church with burial in the church cemetery.

HAYNES, David F.

Saltville - David Franklin Haynes, 58, died 25 October 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: wife, Lillie Thomas Haynes; 5 sons, Jack Haynes, Eugene Haynes and Charles Haynes of Chilhowie, A. B. Haynes of Roanoke, and Delano Haynes of Saltville; 2 daughters, Mrs. James Orr and Mrs. John E. Webb of Saltville; 4 brothers, Lawrence Haynes, Kelly Haynes, Dexter Haynes and Ralph Haynes of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs. Mont Henderson, Mrs. Roy Hill, Mrs. Joe Fields and Mrs. Carl McCready of Saltville; 6 grandchildren. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[David Franklin Haynes (22 Jul 1899-25 Oct 1957), s/o William P. Haynes & Jennie Smith; m. Lillie Elizabeth Thomas (30 Sep 1902-24 April 1988)]

HAYTER, Trula L.

Meadowview - Mrs. Trula Litton Hayter died 16 August 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Guy Hayter of Meadowview; sister, Mrs. Claude DeBusk of Saltville; 2 brothers, Leslie Litton of Holston, VA, and James Litton of Bluefield, WV; step-daughter, Mrs. Ernestine Groseclose of Meadowview. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

HAYTER, Wilmer W.

Abingdon - Wilmer W. Hayter, 42, died 25 September 1957 at the home of his mother in Abingdon. Survivors: wife, Harveline Browning Hayter; son, William Harvey Thompson Hayter; daughter, Miss Rebecca Lynn Hayter; his mother, Mrs. J. M. Hayter; 2 sisters, Miss Lucille Hayter of Abingdon and Mrs. W. M. [Margaret Cletus] Thompson of Lynch, KY; 3 brothers, Clifford Hayter, J[ohn] C[alvin] Hayter and Howard Hayter of Abingdon. Services at the residence of Mrs. J. M. Hayter with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[Wilmer Ward "Bill" Hayter (1914-25 Sep 1957), s/o John Montgomery Hayter & Margaret Ellen Johnson; m. Elizabeth Harveline Browning]

HEATH, J. W.

Chilhowie - J. W. Heath, 86, died 27 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Anna Heath; 3 sons, Buddy Heath, J. W. Heath Jr. and Garland Heath of Chilhowie; 4 daughters, Mrs. Eva Langston of Shelby, VA, Mrs. E. B. Counts of Glade Spring, Mrs. John Arthur of Radford, and Mrs. Perry Greer of Marion; 2 brothers, C. R. Heath of Glade Spring and Sam T. Heath of Chilhowie; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

HELBERT, Robert W. (Mrs.)

Abingdon - Mrs. Robert W. Helbert, 76, died 3 November 1957 at her home. Survivors: son, Charles Helbert of Holston; 2 daughters, Mrs. Lucille Cunningham of Holston and Miss Ruth Helbert of Alexandria, VA; 5 brothers, James Price of Bluefield, WV, Sam Price of Holston, Joe Price of Johnson City, TN, John B. Price of Abingdon, and W. T. Price of Holston; sister, Mrs. Nannie V. Scyphers of Bristol, VA; 1 granddaughter. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

HELTON, Lena Ellen

Meadowview - Mrs. Lena Ellen Helton, 76, died 5 December 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 4 sons, William L. Helton with the US Air Force in South Dakota, Joe Helton of Meadowview, Garnett Helton of Bristol, VA, and James W. Helton of Glade Spring; 5 daughters, Mrs. D. C. Bozell of Bristol, TN, Mrs. William Patrick of Meadowview, Mrs. Bill Atwell of New Castle, DE, Mrs. Thomas Nunn of Kennett Square, PA, and Mrs. Enoch Furgeson of Glade Spring; sister, Mrs. Isaac Sweat of Saltville; 2 brothers, Dave Cook of Glade Spring and Clinton Cook of Buchanan, VA. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville with burial in Old Glade Cemetery.

HELTON, Riley James

Glade Spring - Riley James Helton, 86, died 11 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Maggie R. Helton; 11 sons, H. G. Rector of Glade Spring, Grant Helton of Saltville, George Helton of Kingsport, TN, McKinley Helton of Jonesboro, TN, Garfield Helton of Indiana, Arch Helton of Cleveland, OH, James and Roy Helton of Columbus, OH, Abram Helton of South Boston, MA, Burt Helton of Lexington, VA, and Arthur Helton of West Virginia; daughter, Mrs. Sallie Carrier of South Bend, IN; 60 grandchildren. Services at McCall's Gap Presbyterian Church with burial in Old Glade Cemetery.

HELTON, Sally K.

Saltville - Miss Sally K. Helton, 86, died 12 November 1957 at the home of a sister. Survivors: 2 sisters, Mrs. Wyndham Roberts of Saltville and Mrs. John Addison of Bristol; 2 brothers, Dan Helton of Saltville and Sam Helton of Meadowview. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

HENDERSON, Barbara

Saltville - Barbara Henderson, 14, died 27 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Henderson of Saltville; sister, Teresa Henderson of Saltville; brother, Robert Henderson of Saltville; grandparents Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Elmore and Mrs. Henry Henderson of Saltville. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

HENDERSON, Mack C.

Saltville - Mack C. Henderson, 74, died 27 July 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: 2 sons, R. B. Henderson of Bristol and Austin Henderson of Collinsville, VA; 3 daughters, Mrs. Carl Delp, Mrs. James Feeny and Mrs. Ernest Mabe Jr. of Saltville; brother, R. B. Henderson of Plasterco; 2 sisters, Mrs. Guy Belcher and Mrs. Rosie Henderson of Saltville; 26 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in the family cemetery near Saltville.

[William Elbert McFarland "Mack" Henderson (Sep 1882-27 Jul 1957), s/o Thomas Scott Henderson & Spicy Meek Goff; m. Hannah Alice Frye (Apr 1885-15 Jun 1940), d/o Austin Haynes Frye & Mary Elizabeth Goff]

HENDERSON, Rachel

Glade Spring - Mrs. Rachel Henderson, 44, died 13 May 1957 in Roanoke. Survivors: step-daughter, Mrs. Sherman Brown of Roanoke; 2 step-sons, Roger Henderson and Edward Henderson of Roanoke; 7 sisters, Mrs. John Gray of Hampton, NY, Mrs. Oscar Moore of Fireco, WV, Ms. Monroe Bowers and Mrs. Trig Preston of Glade Spring, Mrs. David Watson of Greensboro, NC, and Mrs. Paul Johnson and Mrs. Charles Lowery of Rochester, NY; 2 brothers, Ezekiel Johnson and Sylvester Johnson of Glade Spring. Services at Glade Spring Holiness Church of God with burial in Fairview Cemetery.

HENEGAR, Frank P.

Saltville - Frank P. Henegar, 76, died 29 June 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Rebecca Cullop Henegar; daughter, Mrs. James N. Harrison of Bristol; 3 sons, Harold Henegar of San Diego, CA, Everett Henegar of Kingsport, TN, and Carl Henegar of Christiansburg; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Services at Madam Russell Memorial Methodist Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

HENSLEY, Roy P.

Chilhowie - Roy P. Hensley, 57, died 12 December 1957 at Bristol Memorial Hospital. Survivors: wife, Margaret Hensley; son, Spurgeon Hensley; daughter, Mrs. Mary Wesley of Oak Ridge; brother, Hubert Hensley of Bristol; 3 sisters, Mrs. Ruth Necessary, Mrs. Beulah Miller and Mrs. Myrtle Leonard of Bristol; 2 grandchildren. Services at Akard Funeral Home with burial in Glenwood Cemetery.

HERALD, George W.

Glade Spring - George Washington Herald, 79, died 31 August 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Lucy Sargent Herald; 2 sons, Clint Herald of Glade Spring and Harvey Herald of Akron, OH; 6 daughters, Mrs. Ben Thomas and Mrs. Ray Lester of Glade Spring, Mrs. Robert Delp of Abingdon, Mrs. Fred Wallace and Mrs. John B. Patrick of Clinchburg, and Mrs. Otha Ratcliffe of Chilhowie; 3 brothers, Bob Herald, Bill Herald and Felix Herald of Tazewell; 2 sisters, Mrs. Joe Brown of Tazewell and Mrs. Donnie Hall of Bluefield, WV; 34 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. Services at Byers-Cobb Methodist Church with burial in Old Glade Cemetery.

HESS, Glenn (Mrs.)

Marion - Mrs. Glenn Hess, 51, died 2 December 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: husband; 4 daughters, Mrs. George Buchanan, and the Misses Juanita Hess and Georgia Hess of Marion, and Mrs. Thelma Buchanan of Adkins; 3 sons, David Hess of Adkins, and Buddy Hess and Roger Hess of Marion; 2 brothers, Hop Ray of Cross Roads and Richard Ray of Glade Spring; sister, Mrs. Ernest Ray of Patterson; her mother, Mrs. Mary Ray of Marion. Services at Cedar's Church in Saltville with burial in Rosedale Cemetery.

HESS, Maggie M.

Saltville - Mrs. Maggie Miller Hess, 85, died 29 June 1957 at the home of a son. Survivors: 7 sons, Herman Hess of Saltville, Jeff Hess and Rufus Hess of Honaker, George Hess and Russell Hess of Richlands, Jud Hess of Lebanon, and Carols Hess of Cedar Bluff; 5 daughters, Mrs. Garrett Johnson of Oak Hill, OH, Mrs. Earl Honaker, Mrs. Marvin Litton and Mrs. Clarence Nash of Lebanon, and Mrs. Tom Hess of Rosedale, VA; brother, Everett Miller of Meadowview; 4 sisters, Mrs. Dewey Honaker of Glade Spring, Mrs. Roscoe Henry of Pikeville, KY, Mrs. C. C. Perry of Florida and Mrs. James Huffard of Honaker. Services at the home of Mrs. Earl Honaker in Lebanon, with burial in the family cemetery.

HOBBS, Nellie

Mendota - Mrs. Nellie Frances Hobbs, 74, died 15 October 1957. Survivors: son, Elmer Leonard of Mendota; 2 daughters, Mrs. W. T. Malcom of Knoxville, TN, and Mrs. A. E. Baird of Flint, MI; 12 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home of Bristol.

HOGSTON, Linda Joyce

Saltville - Linda Joyce Hogston, infant, died 18 February 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hogston of Saltville; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hogston and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tuggle of Saltville. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth cemetery.

HOLLOWAY, Ida Taylor

Saltville - Mrs. Ida Taylor Holloway, 75, died 30 August 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: son, Howard Taylor of Saltville; 3 sisters, Mrs. James McCready, Mrs. Melvin Ratcliff and Mrs. Nancy Stillwell of Saltville; brother, Walter rye of Saltville; 3 grandsons; 1 great-grandson. Services at Madam Russell Methodist Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

HOLLY, Virginia

Saltville - Mrs. Virginia Elizabeth Holly, 83, died 16 July 1957 at the home of a daughter in Clinchburg. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs. Clarence Crabtree, Mrs. Ellis DeBusk and Mrs. Frank Grace of Clinchburg, Mrs. Glenn McAllister of Saltville, and Miss Susie Holly of Meadowview; 2 sons, Ardell Holly and Dallas Holly of Meadowview; sister, Mrs. V. R. Blackwell of Meadowview; 14 grandchildren. Services at Blackwell Chapel Church with burial in the church cemetery.

[Virginia Elizabeth Blackwell (2 Oct 1873-16 Jul 1957), d/o Matthew Ryburn Blackwell & Susan Colley; m. William D. Holly]

HOLMES, Virginia M.

Saltville - Mrs. Virginia M. Holmes, 74, died 14 June 1957 at the home of a daughter in Saltville. Survivors: husband, Charles H. Holmes; 3 daughters, Mrs. Oscar Frye, Mrs. James Bentley and Mrs. James McKinney of Saltville; 3 sons, Donald Holmes of Saltville, Delmas Holmes of Pulaski and Preston T. Holmes with the US Army in Columbia, SC; sister, Mrs. Bill Inscore of Saltville; brother, Bob Inscore of Hansonville; 22 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.

HOUSTON, May

Saltville - Miss May Isabelle Houston, 62, died 26 October 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: sister, Mrs. Harry Jackson of Florence, KS; brother, I. F. Houston of Tazewell, VA. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

HUGHES, Phillip W.

Saltville - Phillip W. Hughes, 67, died 19 April 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Maude Grogg Hughes; foster daughter, Mrs. William E. Grogg of Flint, MI; 2 sisters, Mrs. W. B. Bulies of Hillsville, VA and Mrs. Charmie Ashe of Jacksonville, FL; 3 brothers, Scott Hughes of Berwind, WV, Gordon Hughes of Charleston, WV, and Ernest Hughes of Middleport, OH.

HUGHES, Robert

Saltville - Robert M. Hughes, 84, died 23 May 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Agnes C. Hughes; 2 daughters, Miss Ocie Hughes and Mrs. Clarence W. Prater of Saltville; brother, W. W. Hughes of Saltville; 3 sisters, Mrs. Kate Taylor, Mrs. Lizzie Frye and Mrs. Bradley Allison of Saltville; 2 grandchildren. Services at the residence with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[sister, Virginia Watson "Jennie" Hughes (6 Nov 1882-2 Dec 1963) m. Winfield Bradley Allison (24 Jan 1975-12 Aug 1963), s/o James Polk Allison & Mary Frances "Fannie" Rumbley]

HURLEY, James D.

Saltville - James David Hurley, 85, died 19 August 1957 at his home. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Daisy Caudell of Holston, VA. Services at River Bridge Church with burial in the family cemetery.

[s/o John Wesley Hurley & Nancy A. Wright]

INSCORE, Lewis W.

Abingdon - Lewis W. Inscore, 70, died 23 March 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Robert Inscore of Abingdon, James Inscore of Sidney, OH, and Marvin Inscore of York, PA; 2 daughters, Mrs. R. H. McNew of Meadowview and Mrs. George Atkins of Danville, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Emma Inscore and Mrs. Jennie Holmes of Saltville; brother, Bob Inscore of Hensonville, VA; 25 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Services at Blackwell's Chapel Church with burial in the church cemetery.

[Lewis Wilburn Inscore (13 Nov 1886-23 Mar 1957); m. 31 Jul 1903, Sullivan Co., TN, Mary Elizabeth "Liza" Poston (28 Jan 1877-20 Jan 1948), d/o Joseph S. "Josiah" Poston & Susan A. Spane]

JACKSON, Alice P.

Abingdon - Former Meadowview resident Mrs. Alice Puckett Jackson, 53, died 11 June 1957 in Columbus, OH. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Charles Roberts and Mrs. Catherine Terry of Columbus, and Mrs. Laura Puckett of Sydney, OH; brother, Thomas Turley of Winston-Salem, NC; sister, Mrs. Bess Pauley of Tiptop, VA. Graveside services at Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon.

JACKSON, James (Mrs.)

Saltville - Mrs. James Jackson, -5 [blurred], died 18 January 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. Wesley Allison and Mrs. H. P. Henderson of Saltville, Mrs. John Sullins of Kingsport, TN, and Mrs. J. J. Meltz of Philadelphia, PA; 3 sons, Joe Henderson of Princeton, WV, and Charlie Jackson and Sam Jackson of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Simon Crowey of Chilhowie and Mrs. John Howell of Saltville; 4 brothers, John Smith of Chilhowie, Walter Smith of Richmond, Lawrence Smith of Saltville, and Clarence Smith of Richmond; 22 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville with burial in the family cemetery.

[Virginia Smith m. (1) Floyd Henderson; (2) James Jackson]

JACKSON, Kathie Marie

Saltville - Kathie Marie Jackson, age 3, died 6 September 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Jackson of Saltville; 3 sisters, Margaret Jackson, Virginia Jackson and Evie Jackson of Saltville; 3 brothers, Elkanah Jackson, Wyndham Jackson and John Jackson Jr. of Saltville; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Felix Holmes of Saltville, and Mrs. George W. Jackson of Plasterco. Services at Dowell's Chapel Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

JAMES, Thomas L.

Chicago, IL - Former Abingdon resident Thomas Leslie James, 23, died 3 October 1957 in Chicago, IL. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus H. James; 5 sisters, Mrs. Margaret Houndshell of Abingdon, Mrs. Frances Leak of Brooklyn, NY, Mrs. Nina M. Williams, Mrs Lola Howard and Miss Violet C. James of Abingdon; 4 brothers, William N. James of Florence, AL, Hubert M. James and Keenwood James of Abingdon, and Charles L. James of Chicago. Arrangements by Gillespie Robinson Funeral Home.

JOHNSON, John

Chatham Hill - John A. Johnson, 70, died 7 April 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Kate Buchanan Johnson; daughter, Mrs. John Bowman of Chilhowie; 2 sons, James B. Johnson of Tannersville and George C. Johnson of Chatham Hill; brother, Thomas Johnson of Broadford. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

JOHNSON, Maude

Saltville - Mrs. Maude Leonard Johnson, 58, died 11 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: husband, Floyd Johnson of Saltville; 4 daughters, Mrs. Wayne Bowman of Roanoke, Mrs. Paul Bailey of Baltimore, MD, Mrs Cecil Weaver of Marion, and Miss Helen Johnson of Saltville; 5 sons, Fletcher Johnson, Earnest Johnson and George Johnson of Saltville, Robert Johnson of Roanoke, and Herbert Johnson of Point Pleasant, WV; brother, Frank Leonard of Glade Spring; 20 grandchildren. Services at Madam Russell Methodist Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

JOHNSON, Mollie

Abingdon - Miss Mollie Johnson, 81, died 11 January 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: sister, Mrs. J. W. Urps of Bristol, VA; brother, Charles Johnson of Norwich, CT. Services at Maple Grove Presbyterian Church with burial in Wyndale Cemetery.

JOHNSON, Walter

Glade Spring - Walter J. Johnson, 72, died 20 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Emalin Johnson; 2 sons, George Johnson and John Henry Johnson of Glade Spring; 4 daughters, Mrs. B. F. Goff of Sidney, OH, Mrs. Dallas Shelton of Chilhowie, Mrs. Montie Stallard and Mrs. Arlan O'Quinn of Glade Spring; brother, Joe Johnson of Glade Spring; sister, Mrs. Priscilla O'Quinn of Meadowview; 22 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Services at Glade Spring Church of God with burial in Glade Spring Cemetery.

JORDAN, Mary

Abingdon - Mrs. Mary Jane Jordan, 86, died 12 July 1957 at her home. Survivors: 5 sons, Walter Swartz of Saltville, Grover Swartz of Newport News, J. W. Jordan and Malcolm Jordan of Danville, VA, and George Jordan of Chatham, VA; 3 daughters, Mrs. C. C. Warren and Mrs. Ernest Warren of Abingdon, and Mrs. Ernest Lane of Durham, NC; 2 brothers, Basal Arnold and Sandary Arnold of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. Lizzie Smith of Abingdon; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services at Chinquapin Grove Baptist Church with burial in Chinquapin Grove Cemetery.

KELL, George K.

Marion - George Kirk Kell, 92, died 11 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: son, W. A. Kell of Marion; daughter, Mrs. D. R. Pickle of Groseclose; stepson, John G. Tate of Oak Ridge, TN; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren. Services at Southfork Baptist Church in Marion with burial in the church cemetery.

KELLY, William M.

Saltville - William M. Kelly, 76, died 25 March 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Clara Gilbert Kelly; 4 daughters, Mrs. R. E. Ward of McCready's Gap, Mrs Forest Johnson of Manchester, MD, Mrs. Harold Hardy of Baltimore, MD, and Mrs. Howard Emerson of Spokane, WA; sister, Mrs. F. B. Kinder of Bristol, VA; 12 grandchildren. Services at McCready Methodist Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[William M. Kelly (30 Oct 1880-25 Mar 1957); m. 27 Jun 1913, SCV, Clara J. Gilbert (16 Jan 1891-2 Aug 1964), d/o George W. Gilbert & Harriet L. Poston]

KENT, Cloyd

Marion - Cloyd Kent, 65, died 22 May 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Bessie Kate Scott Kent of Marion; daughter, Mrs. Standley Byrd of Roanoke; brother, Walter S. Kent of Grundy; sister, Miss Mattie P. Kent of Marion; 3 grandchildren. Services at Seaver Funeral Home with burial in Roselawn Cemetery.

KESTNER, George E.

Abingdon - George E. Kestner, 50, died 29 January 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Orvilla Pauley Kestner; 3 sons, William C, Kestner, Garnet F. Kestner and Ronnie E. Kestner of Abingdon; 6 daughters, Mrs. Clifford Stewart of Abingdon, Mrs. Paul Widener of Tampa, FL, and Estelle Kestner, Nancy Kestner, Christina Kestner and Shelia Kestner of Abingdon; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kestner of Saltville; 7 brothers, Jack Kestner, Claude Kestner, Howard Kestner, James Kestner, Roscoe Kestner and Bill Kestner of Saltville, and Paul Kestner of South Carolina; 4 sisters, Mrs. Tommy Coe of Saltville, Mrs. Charlie Smith of Plasterco, Mrs. Mason Whitely of Rich Valley, and Mrs. Marshall Lovelady of Knoxville, TN; 5 grandchildren. Services at Mahanaim Methodist Church in Clinchburg with burial in the church cemetery.

KESTNER, J. W.

Saltville - J. W. Kestner, 77, died 26 August 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Margaret Surber Kestner; 7 sons, Claude Kestner, Jack Kestner, Howard Kestner, Bill Kestner and Roscoe Kestner of Saltville, James Kestner of Maryville, TN, and Paul Kestner of Columbia, SC; 4 daughters, Mrs. Marshall Lovelady of Onedia, TN, Mrs. Tom W. Coe of Saltville, Mrs. Mason Whitely of Chatham Hill, and Mrs. Charles Smith of Plasterco; sister, Mrs. John Holmes of Holston; 33 grandchildren. Services at McCready Methodist Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[s/o Martin Luther Kestner & Nancy J. Poston]

KIMBERLING, Mary E.

Marion - Mrs. Mary E. Kimberling, 72, died 3 April 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: son, Raymond Kimberling of Damascus; 2 daughters, Mrs. James Flanders of Baltimore, MD, and Mrs. John Miller of Bristol, TN; 4 sisters, Mrs. F. M. White, Mrs. C. D. Oakes and Mrs. Nannie Quillen of Marion, and Mrs. Lucy Jones of Pennsylvania; 3 grandchildren. Services at Seaver Funeral Home in Marion with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

LARMER, Lula C.

Damascus - Lula Cathern Larmer, 57, died 21 November 1957 at an Abingdon nursing home. survivors: 2 brothers, Fred Larmer of Alvarado and Chester Larmer ofChilhowie; sister, Mrs.Vergie Hyler of Abingdon. Services at Barren Chapel Church in Alvarado with burial in Zion Cemetery.

LATHAM, Eustace John

Abingdon - Eustace John Latham, 77, died 14 June 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Hettie Phillips Latham; 2 sons, Worth Latham of Abingdon and William Latham of Little Rock, AR; daughter, Gladys Latham of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. Maggie Mitchell of Abingdon; 1 granddaughter; 1 great-grandchild. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

LEE, Charles J.

Saltville - Charles J. Lee, 81, died 13 February 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, India Little Lee of Saltville; 2 daughters, Mrs. Albert Clapp of Saltville and Mrs. James R. Stout of Elizabethton, TN; 2 sons, Ray Lee of Quarry and Fred Lee of Butte, MT; sister, Mrs. Susie Whittaker of Cedar Bluff, VA; 29 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville, with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

LEE, Sarah

Saltville - Mrs. Sarah Lee, 87, died 14 March 1957 at the home of a son. Survivors: 2 sons, Wyndham Lee and Joe Lee of Saltville; 4 daughters, Miss Mattie Lee of Saltville, Mrs. Lizzie Tallant of Radford, Mrs. Ethel Mutter of Mountain City, TN, and Mrs. Louise Scott of Bristol; brother, Caney Walls of Saltville. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

LEONARD, Susie

Nashville, TN - Abingdon native Miss Susie Leonard died 22 January 1957 at her home in Nashville. There are no survivors. Graveside services at Friendship Chapel near Glade Spring.

LESTER, Charles

Glade Spring - Charles Edward Lester, 68, died 30 November 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Minnie B. Lester; 4 sons, Howard Lester of Glade Spring, Joe Lester of Norfolk, VA, George M. Lester of Marion, and William M. Lester of Danville, VA; 2 daughters, Mrs. Juanita Hawthorne of Glade Spring and Miss Mary Lester of Baltimore, MD; 5 brothers, J. D. Lester and Ray Lester of Glade Spring, Tom Lester and Cloyd Lester of Bristol, TN, and Lacy Lester of Dayton, OH; 13 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Services at Fletcher McCray Chapel near Hayter's Gap with burial in Old Glade Cemetery.

LESTER, Donnie (Mrs.)

Glade Spring - Mrs. Donnie Jane Lester, 70, died 17 February 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 7 brothers, J. D. Lester, Charlie Lester and Ray Lester of Glade Spring, Tom Lester of Bristol, VA, George Lester of Waynesboro, VA, Lacy Lester of Sheffield, OH, and Cloud Lester of Bristol, TN. Services at Mahanaim Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

LETHCO, Ida Bell

Glade Spring - Mrs. Ida Bell Lethco, 62, died 29 December 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, W. J. Lethco; sister, Mrs. Hobert Greene of Glade Spring; brother, Major Vannoy of Glade Spring. Services at Fairview Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

LETHCOE, Charlie W.

Charlotte, NC - Former Damascus resident Charlie W. Lethcoe, 61, died 5 May 1957 at a Charlotte hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Caroll Lethcoe of Charlotte; 6 sons, Morris Lethcoe and Ernest Lethcoe of Mount Holly, NC, Paul Lethcoe of Damascus, Frank Lethcoe of Jefferson City, TN, Charlie Lethcoe Jr. of Lenoir, NC, and Howard Lethcoe of Baltimore, MD; 8 grandchildren; sister, Mrs. C. C. Dickerson of Damascus; brother, Jerald Lethcoe of Grayson, AL. Services at Wright Funeral Home in Damascus with burial in Sunset Memorial Park.

LEVITT, Rovie R.

Saltville - Rovie R. Levitt, 53, died 4 February 1957 in a mine explosion at Bishop, VA. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Rovie R. Levitt; 2 sons, William H. Levitt and Kermit Levitt of Chatham Hill; 3 daughters, Mrs. Mattie L. Moore and Mrs. Bessie A. Moore of Chatham Hill, and Mrs. Inez Anderson of Marion; 2 brothers, Robert Levitt of Bland and Kermit Levitt of Lebanon, VA; half-brother, Luther Gregory of Clearport, VA. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

LEWIS, Jacob F.

Damascus - Jacob Franklin Lewis, 80, died 23 December 1957 at a Nashville, TN, hospital. Survivors: wife, Josephine Parrish Lewis; 3 sons, D. K. Lewis and J. W. Lewis of Danvers, MA, and I. B. Lewis of Springfield, TN; 2 daughters, Mrs. W. O. Hudson of Springfield, TN, and Mrs. R. D. Neely of Tullahoma, TN; 15 grandchildren; brother, Dave Lewis of Glade Spring, VA; 3 sisters, Mrs. Mary Lewis of Spray, NC, Mrs. Leonard Peery of Charleston, WV, and Mrs. W. C. Parker of Taylor's Valley, VA. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home of Damascus.

LITTON, Cornelious A.

Mendota - Cornelious A. Litton, 80, died 21 July 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: wife, Mattie Wood Litton; 3 sons, Charles Litton, Stewart Litton and Ross Litton of Mendota; 2 brothers, Millard Litton of Dante, VA, and Henry Litton of California; 4 sisters, Mrs. L. B. Wood of Hiltons, VA, Mrs. Bob Hall and Mrs. R. L. Bays of Nickelsville, and Mrs. Alice Culbertson of Coeburn; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

LOVERN, Elbert L.

Glade Spring - Elbert Lanson Lovern, 65, died 20 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Odessa Reynolds Lovern; 2 daughters, Mrs. George W. Armbrister of Draper, VA, and Miss Mary Frances Lovern of Martinsville, VA; 4 sisters, Mrs. C. L. Price of Marion, Miss Easie Lovern and Mrs. Robert Henninger of Glade Spring, and Mrs. Dan Cheeks of Frederick, MD; brother, Jack Lovern of Glade Spring; 2 grandchildren.

LOWE, Belle

Glade Spring - Mrs. Belle Lowe, 75, died 2 December 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: husband, James Lowe; 2 brothers, Gus Roark and Ab Roark of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. Jess Hayden of Saltville and Mrs. Martha Aistrop of Roanoke. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

LOWE, H. C. (Mrs.)

Marion - Mrs. H. C. Lowe, 61, died 21 February 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs. Orvel Rambo, Mrs. Bertie Byrd and Mrs. A. V. Sauls of Chilhowie, Mrs. James Sexton of Marion, and Mrs. Sarah Widener of Abingdon; 2 sons, Clarence Lowe of Damascus and Stewart Lowe of Cleveland, OH; 2 sisters, Mrs. Howard Fearn of Crab Orchard, WV and Mrs. Arnold Hagy of Sophia, WV; 2 half-sisters, Mrs. Joe Henry of Knoxville, TN, and Mrs. William Lane of Mabscott, WV; 17 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

LYSELL, Edward Van

Abingdon - Edward Van Lysell, 51, died 1 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: 3 brothers, Earl J. Van Lysell of Oakland, CA, Lawrence Van Lysell of Nekossa, WI, and Sam Van Lysell of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; 3 sisters, Mrs. Frank Gaber of Portage, WI, Mrs. Roy Oleson of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and Mrs. Alice Oczachowski of Oakland, CA. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

MABE, Hugh A.

Washington County - Hugh Alexander Mabe, 85, died 12 July 1957 at his home in the High Point section. Survivors: 3 sons, Tom Mabe and Alfred Mabe of Bel Air, MD, and French Mabe of Mountain City, TN; 2 daughters, Hazel Maxwell of Bristol and Pearl Almoroad of Blountville; 24 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Blevins Funeral Home.

MAIDEN, Roy M.

Saltville - Roy M. Maiden, 75, died 22 May 1957 at his home. Survivors: 7 sons, Clarence Maiden, Roy Maiden and Edgar Maiden of Saltville, Robey Maiden of San Fernando, CA, Buford Maiden of Penns Grove, NJ, and Curtis Maiden of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. Bell Ryan of Monroe City, MO. Services at Madam Russell Methodist Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

MALLONEE, Alfred M.

Tampa, FL - Former Damascus resident Alfred M. Mallonee, 72, died 9 May 1957 in Tampa, FL. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Dosbia Hughes Mallonee; 2 daughters, Mrs. R. C. McCready of Abingdon and Mrs. N. K. Hyatt of Tampa; 2 sons, Jack L. Mallonee of Long Beach, CA, and Frank C. Mallonee of Los Angeles, CA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ola Denny and Mrs. Sally Shell of Johnson City, TN; 2 grandchildren. Services at United Bretheren Church in Johnson City, TN, with burial in Happy Valley Cemetery.

MARTIN, Ed

Seven Mile Ford - Ed Martin, 54, died 28 January 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Maggie Doss Martin; daughter, Mrs. Clyde S. Martin of Roanoke; 2 brothers, Clint Martin of Marion and Joe Martin of Chilhowie; 4 sisters, Mrs. Nannie Sparks of Winchester, Mrs. Gray Buchanan of Chatham Hill, Mrs. Jessie Cullop of Ceres and Mrs. Charlie Martin of Alexandria; 1 grandchild.

MARTIN, Elizabeth B.

Meadowview - Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell Martin, 53, died 25 July 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Homer Martin; 2 sons, Earl Martin of Bristol, TN, and Fuller Martin of Meadowview; 8 daughters, Mrs. Audrey Boyd of Pulaski, Mrs. Ora Lee Casey, Mrs. Eva Jane Minton and Mrs. Rita Mae Wyatt of Baltimore, MD, Mrs. Wanda Kestner of Holston, VA, Mrs. Ernestine Steadham of Abingdon, Mrs. Evelyn Munk of Castlewood, and Miss Elizabeth Martin of Meadowview; her mother, Mrs. Ellie Blackwell of Meadowview; sister, Mrs. Gail Findley of Meadowview; 4 brothers, Hubert Blackwell and Oscar Blackwell of Meadowview, Paul Blackwell of Saltville, and Albert Blackwell of New Brunswick, NJ; 19 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

[Annie Elizabeth Blackwell (1 Feb 1904-25 Jul 1957), d/o Victor Richard "Vick" Blackwell & Alcey Martha Blackwell (her surname); m. Homer Hess Martin (9 Feb 1903-1 Jan 1967]

MARTIN, James I.

Saltville - James Isaac Martin, 69, died 5 November 1957 at his home in Tannersville. Survivors: wife, Mae Mitchell Martin; 6 daughters, Mrs. Howard Necessary and the Misses Sylvia Martin and Janie Martin of Tannersville, and Mrs. George Glaviano, Mrs. John Richards and Mrs. William Lezzer of Trenton, NJ; 5 sons, George Martin and Calvin Martin of Tannersville, William E. Martin of Marion, Edward O. Martin of Danville, and J. Perry Martin of Damascus; 3 brothers; 3 half-sisters; 4 half-brothers; 20 grandchildren. Services at Wesley's Chapel with burial in the family cemetery.

MASON, Pauline

Abingdon - Mrs. Pauline Mason, 85, died 25 August 1957 at a Bristol hospital. No immediate survivors. Services at Sherwood Crematory Chapel in Salem, VA.

MAYS, Arthur Franklin

Abingdon - Arthur Franklin Mays, 66, died 10 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mattie Watson Mays; 4 sons, Charles I. Mays of Odenton, MD, Arthur F. Mays Jr. of Hawaii, and Homer Mays and Dan K. Mays of Abingdon; 5 daughters, Miss Hattie M. Mays and Mrs. James E. Lewis of Bristol, Mrs. Lawrence Cox of Climax, CO, Mrs. Howard Manley of Bluff City, TN, and Miss Mary J. Mays of Abingdon; 5 brothers, Clyde Mays of Murfreesboro, TN, Jessie Bentley of Indian Springs, TN, Sandy Bentley, Dewey Bentley and Jim Bentley of Bristol; 5 sisters, Mrs. Dorotha Blevins and Mrs. Fannie McQueen of Shady Valley, TN, Mrs. Sarah Azmon of Rustburg, VA, Mrs. Pearl Stevens of Indian Springs and Mrs. Tennie Brown of Benhams, VA; 13 grandchildren.

McCLANAHAN, Sarah

Abingdon - Mrs. Sarah Jannie McClanahan, 54, died 25 December 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Rachell Walton of Cleveland, OH, and Miss Julia A. McClanahan of Abingdon; 3 sons, Thomas G. McClanahan of Cleveland, James W. McClanahan of Dayton, OH, and Melvin McClanahan of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Julia Rhodes of Cleveland, OH; 3 grandchildren. Services at Valley Street Baptist Church in Abingdon with burial in High Point Cemetery.

McCRACKEN, A. C.

Meadowview - A. C. (Tobe) McCracken, 74, died 26 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Roxie Stroup of Meadowview and Mrs. Sarah Lowe of Stanton, KY; 4 sons, Harrison McCracken of Abingdon, Jack McCracken of Chilhowie, Henry McCracken and A. C. McCracken of Meadowview; 3 brothers, Mack McCracken, Bob McCracken and Dave McCracken. Services at Rosedale Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

[widower of Mary Pearl McCracken, below]

McCRACKEN, Mary

Meadowview - Mrs. Mary Pearl McCracken, 62, died 20 February 1957 at her home on Greenway Creek. Survivors: husband, Tobe McCracken; 2 daughters, Mrs. Roxie Stroup of Meadowview and Mrs. Sarah Lowe of Kentucky; 4 sons, Henry McCracken and A. C. McCracken of Meadowview, Harrison McCracken of Abingdon, and Jack McCracken of Chilhowie; 4 brothers, Harrison McCracken, George McCracken and Dave McCracken of Meadowview, and Britton McCracken of Bristol, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Frank McCormick of Bristol, TN and Miss Minnie McCracken of Meadowview; 26 grandchildren. Services at Meadowview Christian Church with burial in Rosedale Cemetery.

McCREADY, Frank

Glade Spring - Frank Leslie McCready, 66, died 23 October 1957 at the Veterans' Hospital in Mountain Home, TN. Survivors: wife, Edith McCready of Glade Spring; his mother, Mrs. F. P. McCready of Glade Spring; 6 sisters, Mrs. Mary M. Cole and Mrs. Glenn Montgomery of Glade Spring, Mrs. Carl O. Keirn of Lynchburg, VA, Mrs. W. L. Moody of Richmond, VA, Mrs. Alice M. Greenberg of Miami, FL, and Mrs. George A. Perry of Rockville, MD; 4 brothers, C. C. McCready and J. F. McCready of Glade Spring, and S. O. McCready and H. G. McCready of Portsmouth, VA. Services at Glade Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in Beattie Cemetery in Chilhowie.

McGLOTHLIN, Myrtle

Glade Spring - Mrs. Myrtle McGlothlin, 60, died 8 August 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: husband, Frank McGlothlin of Glade Spring; son, Oakley McGlothlin of Glade Spring; 3 daughters, Mrs. Maggie Sauls and Mrs. Bessie Thomas of Glade Spring, and Mrs. Pauline Shiflett of Pottstown, PA; brother, Newt Ford of Glade Spring; 14 grandchildren. Services at McCall's Gap Presbyterian Church with burial in Old Glade Baptist Cemetery.

McINTYRE, Edmond G.

Abingdon - Edmond G. McIntyre, 62, died 3 February 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Fannie Clapp McIntyre; son, William E. McIntyre of Abingdon; daughter, Mrs. Frank L. Gawryla of Frankfurt, Germany; 2 brothers, Irby W. McIntyre and Elbert R. McIntyre of Abingdon; 4 grandchildren.

McKINNEY, Floyd W.

Saltville - Floyd W. McKinney, 53, died 9 October 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Louise McKinney; 2 daughters, Mrs. Bill Mitchell of Saltville and Mrs. Bill Hammond of Plasterco; son, Sam K. McKinney with the US Air Force at Hunter, GA; his mother, Mrs. John McKinney of Bakersville, NC; 5 sisters, Mrs. Elma Bandridge of Washington, DC, Mrs. Clyde Moore of Denver, CO, Mrs. Jake Davidson of Rocky Mount, NC, Mrs. Frank McKinney of Bakersville, NC, and Mrs. E. R. McQuire of Saltville; 3 brothers, Clarence McKinney of Bristol, and Walter McKinney and Jim McKinney of Bakersville, NC; 5 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

McNEW, Cora Alice [HURLEY]

Saltville - Mrs. Cora Alice Hurley McNew, 75, died 30 April 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: husband, Tobe McNew; 3 daughters, Mrs. Hamilton Church of Yadkinville, NC, Mrs. Marvin M. Bise of Winston-Salem, NC, and Mrs. Everette Cardwell of Saltville; son, Gus McNew of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs. Della Allison of Glade Spring, Mrs. Effie Cardwell of Kingsport, Mrs. Retia Dane of Covington, VA, and Mrs. Sue Parks of Elizabethton, TN; 18 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Services at the residence with burial in Poore Cemetery.

[d/o F. M. Hurley & Joanna]

McNEW, Dale

Saltville - Dale McNew, 78, died 6 December 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: sister, Mrs. Ada Dye of Saltville; 2 brothers, Gip McNew and Tobe McNew of Saltville. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

McNEW, Margaret

Glade Spring - Miss Margaret McNew, 47, died 25 October 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. McNew of Glade Spring. Services at Mahanaim Methodist Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

MILLER, Butler R.

Abingdon - Butler R. Miller, 84, died 14 November 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: wife, Martha Jane Miller; 3 sons, Cam Miller and Adron Miller of Abingdon, and Brownlow Miller of Bristol; 2 daughters, Mrs. Gay Bailey of Abingdon and Mrs. Ada Pope of Kanatilos, NC; 2 brothers, Ham Miller of Shady Valley, TN, and John Miller of Bristol; 34 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Services at Valley View Church with burial in the church cemetery.

MILLER, Henry

Abingdon - Abingdon resident Henry Miller, 62, died 21 August 1957 at the Veterans' Hospital in Mountain Home, TN. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles Fulton and Mrs. Lola Powers of Abingdon; 4 sisters, Mrs. W. B. Clapp of Holston, and Mrs. John Bailey, Mrs. Sallie Miller and Miss Lula Miller of Abingdon; brother, Milt Miller of Saltville; 5 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Warren Cemetery.

MILLER, Mary [WEBB]

Holston - Mrs. Mary Webb Miller, 67, died 28 June 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Clarence Miller; 3 sons, Garvice Miller and Glenn Miller of Abingdon, and William Miller of Washington, DC; 5 daughters, Mrs. Viola Phelps of Holston, Mrs. Eileen Childress of Radford, Mrs. Opal Curtis of Washington, DC, Mrs. Ruth Cowan of Mullins, WV, and Mrs. Mary Helen Chafin of Hansonville; brother, Chester Webb of Roanoke; 13 grandchildren. Services at Shady Grove Methodist Church in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

MILLER, Pearl

Abingdon - Mrs. Pearl Miler, 71, died 18 March 1957 at the home of a brother. Survivors: 3 brothers, J. H. Hill of Abingdon, William H. Hill of Glade Spring, and Clarence Hill of Danville, VA; 3 grandchildren. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

MILLSAP, L. N.

Abingdon - L. N. Millsap, 64, died 2 February 1957 at his home in the Rosedale Community. Survivors: wife, Mamie Allen Millsap; 3 daughters, Mrs. James Campbell of Marion, Mrs. Hunter Wade and Mrs. Charles Fleenor of Bristol; 5 sons, Carl Millsap of Bristol, Boyd Millsap and Bob Millsap of Abingdon, Luther Millsap of Bluefield, WV, and Bruce Millsap with the US Air Force in Germany; 2 brothers, Smith Millsap of Bristol and Arthur Millsap of Abingdon; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Seaver Funeral Home in Marion.

MITCHELL, D. H.

Marion - D. H. Mitchell, 86, died 2 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: son, T. J. Mitchell of Elizabethton, TN; 2 daughters, the Misses Bess Mitchell and Louise Mitchell of Marion. Arrangements by Seaver Funeral Home of Marion.

MITCHELL, Janie Sue

New Bern, NC - Janie Sue Mitchell, age 23 months, died 17 November 1957 in New Bern, NC. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stuart L. Mitchell of New Bern; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Mitchell of Abingdon and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Murray of Greenwood, SC. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

MITCHELL, Scott

Saltville - Scott Mitchell, 56, died 11 July 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Virginia Smith Mitchell; 4 daughters, Mrs. Ernest DeBord, Mrs. J. C. Hayden and Mrs. Pete Helton of Saltville, and Mrs. Albert Olson of Winchester, KY; 5 sons, Ernest Mitchell, Jim Mitchell, and Kenny Mitchell of Saltville, Stanley Mitchell of Brooklyn, NY, and Marvin Mitchell of Roanoke, VA; 4 sisters, Mrs. D. R. Kestner and Mrs. Henry Henderson of Saltville, Mrs. George Campbell of Abingdon and Mrs. Hubert Castle of Danville, VA. Services at Buckeye Hollow Church with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

MOORE, George Lewis

Meadowview - George Lewis Moore, 47, died 3 October 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Margaret E. Moore of Meadowview; 3 daughters, Mrs. Lucille Colley of Fayetteville, NC, and the Misses Ruth and Velma Moore of Meadowview; 3 sons, G. L. Moore Jr., Ronald Moore and Bill Moore of Meadowview; 3 sisters, Mrs. George Talbert of Saltville, Mrs. Preston Morrison of Roanoke and Mrs. Baxter Bare of Holland, VA; 2 brothers, Samuel D. Moore of Abingdon and M. R. Moore of Saltville. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

MOORE, Mildred

Emory - Miss Mildred Aldean Moore, 23, died 28 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Moore of Emory; 3 sisters, Mrs. Shirley Menzie of Richmond, VA, Mrs. Virginia Davenport of Holston, VA, and Miss Nancy Moore of Emory; 4 brothers, Glen Moore of Abingdon, and Norman Moore, Sherman Moore and David Moore of Emory; her grandmother, Mrs. Hattie Moore of Marion. Services at Blackwell's Chapel Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

[d/o Campbell L. Moore & Eula Mahoney Martin]

MOORE, William B.

Seven Mile Ford - William B. Moore, 88, died 12 November 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 2 sisters, Mrs. John Thompson of Kingsport, TN, and Mrs. Sneed Farris of Chilhowie; brother, George C. Moore of Catawba, VA. Arrangements by Barnett Funeral Home of Marion.

MORGAN, John L.

Abingdon - John Lloyd (Jack) Morgan, 41, died 15 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Agnes Carrico Morgan; parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Morgan of Abingdon; 4 sisters, Mrs. John Young of Raleigh, NC, Mrs. Charles Suthers of Wytheville, Mrs. Richard Smith of Kingsport, TN, and Mrs. Fred Harris of Abingdon; 6 brothers, William E. Morgan, Fred G. Morgan, Lewis Morgan and Terrell Morgan of Abingdon, Charles Morgan of Marion, and Hugh Morgan of Greensboro, NC; grandmother, Mrs. S. V. Morgan of Abingdon. Services at St. Thomas Episcopal Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

MORGAN, Sally

Abingdon - Mrs. Sally Morgan, 95, died 11 June 1957 at her home. Survivors: son, E. L. "Ted" Morgan of Abingdon; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon with burial in Sinking Spring Cemetery.

MORGAN, William J.

Lancaster, PA - Former Abingdon resident William J. Morgan, 69, died 12 March 1957 at his home in Lancaster, PA. Survivors: wife; daughter, Mrs. Harold Trout of Lancaster; 2 sons, Mack Morgan and Edward Morgan of Lancaster; brother, E. L. Morgan of Abingdon; his mother, Mrs. S. B. Morgan of Abingdon. Services and burial in Lancaster.

MORRISON, Kathy Sue

Abingdon - Kathy Sue Morrison, infant, died 23 October 1957. Survivors: her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Morrison of Abingdon; grandparents, Mrs. Roy Morrison and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Clark. Graveside services at Johnson Cemetery.

MUMPOWER, Nannie

Bristol, VA - Washington County native Miss Nannie Mumpower, 82, died 19 August 1957 in Bristol. Survivors: 6 sisters, Mrs. John Hess of Bristol, Mrs. Charles S. Williams, Mrs. Richard Anderson and Mrs. Anna Sparks of Johnson City, Mrs. J. H. Long of Gilbert, GA, and Mrs. Gentry Brooks of Cincinnati. Services at North Bristol Baptist Church with burial in East Hill Cemetery.

[d/o James C. Mumpower & Mary Campbell]

MUSSER, Earl W.

Abingdon - Earl W. Musser, 38, died 1 May 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Mabel Gregory Musser; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Musser of Meadowview; 5 sisters, Mrs. Curtis Moore, Mrs. Joe Thomas and Mrs. Perry Orfield of Williamsburg, VA, Mrs. Lon Jackson of Bristol, VA, and Miss Beulah Musser of Meadowview; 3 brothers, Arthur Musser and Sam Musser of Meadowview, and Arville Musser of Damascus. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

MYERS, Rita

Abingdon - Mrs. Rita Swingle Myers, 85, died 4 June 1957 at her home. Survivors: son, Charles W. Myers of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. Nellie Redmond of Hammond, IN; 2 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

NECESSARY, Ada

Saltville - Mrs. Ada Necessary, 69, died 18 June 1957 at the home of a daughter in Tannersville. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. George Martin of Tannersville, Mrs. W. D. Patterson and Miss Daisy Necessary of Cambria, and Miss Dora Necessary of Piedmont, OH; 6 sons, Lee Necessary of Tannersville, C. J. Necessary of Roanoke, Pierce Necessary of Lorado, WV, Herbert Necessary of Bethlehem, PA, and Douglas Necessary and Clyde Necessary of Cambria. Services at Wesley's Chapel in Tannersville with burial in the family cemetery.

NEFF, Janie F.

Abingdon - Miss Janie Fulcher Neff, 56, died 6 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivor: sister, Miss Mary Frances Neff of Abingdon. Services at Lebanon Methodist Church on Greenway Creek with burial in the Neff family cemetery.

NICHOLAS, Rosa A.

Abingdon - Mrs. Rosa A. Nicholas died 29 June 1957 at a Roanoke hospital. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Eteea Anderson of New Jersey. Arrangements by Gillespie and Robinson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

NORRIS, Amanda Martha

Abingdon - Amanda Martha Norris, 82, died 28 October 1957 at her home near White's Mill. Survivors: 5 sons, C. C. Norris and Ed Norris of Abingdon, Robert Norris of Bristol, TN, S. S. Norris of Creston, NC, and L. F. Norris of Meadowview; 2 daughters, Mrs. Mae Dollar of Bristol, TN, and Mrs. Alice Rush of Baltimore, MD; brother, Roy Sluder of Pennsylvania; 38 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Services at Valley View Church in Abingdon with burial in the church cemetery.

NYE, Lula Virginia

Glade Spring - Miss Lula Virginia Nye, 83, died 11 March 1957 at the home of a cousin. Survivors: 2 cousins, Eugene A. Stephenson and Miss Mary Stephenson. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in the Holston Conference Cemetery at Emory.

ODUM, G. C.

Abingdon - G. C. Odum, 73, died 11 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Virgie Stark Odum; 6 sons, Virgil Odum, James Odum, Jack Odum, Ernest Odum and Fred Odum of Abingdon, and William Odum with the US Marines in California; 5 daughters, Mrs. Leslie [Blanche] Smith of Saltville, Mrs. Robert Ivey of Norfolk, VA, Mrs. Layton Miller of Bluff City, TN, and the Misses Wilma Odum and Peggy Odum of Abingdon; 5 grandchildren. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ORR, Conley Trigg

Chatham Hill - Conley Trigg Orr, 71, died 12 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Susie Osborne Orr; 2 sons, James C. Orr and Edward Lee Orr of Saltville; sister, Miss Nora B. Orr of Chatham Hill; 3 brothers, Ross Orr, Wallace Orr and Charley Orr of Chatham Hill. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

ORR, George V.

Saltville - George V. Orr, 81, died 15 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mary Price Orr; daughter, Mrs. Howard Minnick of Chilhowie; son, James Earl Orr of Saltville; sister, Mrs. George Davidson of Quarry; brother, I. W. Orr of Plasterco; 2 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

OSBORNE, Fred L.

Abingdon - Fred L. Osborne, 50, died 31 October 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Florence Roope Osborne; 2 daughters, Mrs. Wayne Henley of Wytheville, VA, and Miss Mary Lou Osborne of Abingdon; 2 sons, Ronnie Lee Osborne and Ray L. Osborne of Abingdon; 2 grandchildren. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

OSBORNE, William M.

Saltville - William M. Osborne, 86, died 19 June 1957 in Saltville. Survivors: 2 brothers, Robert L. Osborne of Van Sant, WV, and Taylor Osborne of Bristol, VA; sister, Mrs. Albert Hunt of Van Sant, WV. Services at Mt. Pleasant Church with burial in the church cemetery.

OWENS, Cam

Mendota - Cam Owens, 43, died 8 May 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mabel Wright Owens; daughter, Mrs. Betty Dye of Dayton, OH; 2 sisters, Mrs. Minnie Booher of Radford and Mrs. Mae Crusenberry of Bristol; brother, Jim Owens of Cleveland, OH; 1 granddaughter. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home of Bristol.

PARKER, Francis H.

Damascus - Francis H. Parker, 43, died 5 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Marjorie Parker; 2 daughters, Misses Lura Parker and Lorna Parker of Damascus; his father, Robert Parker of Damascus; 2 brothers, Elmer Parker of Hickory, NC, and Harold Parker of Baltimore, MD; 2 sisters, Mrs. Bill Hoffman of Rochester, NY, and Mrs. Jack Cockerham of West Jefferson, NC. Services at First Baptist Church of Damascus with burial in Mock Cemetery.

PARKS, Laura Kate

Abingdon - Mrs. Laura Kate Parks, 73, died 22 January 1957 at a local hospital. Survivor: son, Robert V. Parks of Green Spring. Services at Green Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in Green Spring Cemetery.

PATTON, Mary B.

New York City - Abingdon native Miss Mary B. Patton, 60, died 24 December 1957 at her home in New York City. Survivors: 4 sisters, Mrs. Nellie Wheeler of Abingdon, Mrs. Inez Johnson of Johnson City, TN, and Miss Myrtle Patton and Mrs. Natilie Rogers of New York; 2 brothers, G. R. Patton of New York and Will Patton of Bristol, TN. Services at Charles Wesley M. E. Church with burial in High Point Cemetery.

PATTON, William E.

Abingdon - William E. Patton, 84, died 12 October 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Sarah Rickman Patton; 2 daughters, Mrs. H. D. Standridge of Pittsburgh, PA, and Miss Mabel Patton of Abingdon; son, L. A. Patton of Short Hills, NJ; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

PAUL, Juanita [WORLEY]

Saltville - Mrs. Juanita Mae Worley Paul, 40, died 17 April 1957 at a Philadelphia, PA, hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Worley of Saltville; 2 sisters, the Misses Lillian Worley and Evelyn Worley of Danville, VA; 3 brothers, Estel Worley of Holston, VA, R. D. Worley Jr. of Chicago, IL, and Clifton Worley of Charlotte, NC. Services at Hayter's Gap Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[d/o R. D. Worley & Nora L. McNew]

PENN, Clarence B.

Abingdon - Clarence B. Penn, 77, died 14 February 1957. Survivors: wife, Kathleen White Penn of Abingdon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Charles Post of Hermosa Beach, CA, and Mrs. Elvin Henry of Falls Church, VA; 3 sisters, Mrs. B. T. Wren, Mrs. Frank Hutton and Miss Estelle Penn of Abingdon; 4 grandchildren. Services at the residence with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

PENNINGTON, James S.

Saltville - James Smith Pennington, 65, died 6 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Myrtle Blevins Pennington; son, Dwight Pennington of Saltville; daughter, Mrs. Robert Widener of Adwolfe; 3 brothers, Harve Pennington of Marion, Carl Pennington of Saltville, and Felt Pennington of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Rufus Blevins of Seven Mile Ford; 8 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

PENNIGNTON, Wells

Chilhowie - Wells Pennington, 78, died 8 February 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife; 2 sons, Leverne Pennington of Konnarock and Raymond Pennington of Fairfax, VA; 4 daughters, Mrs. Denny Cole of Crumpler, NC, Mrs. Luther Blackburn of Fairfax, Mrs. Gilbert Carter of Chilhowie and Mrs. Robert Blevins of Marion; 3 brothers, Andrew Pennington of Pottstown, PA, Rufus Pennington of Laurel Bloomery, TN, and Albert Pennington of Fairfax; 26 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Services at the residence with burial in Azen Cemetery at Konnarock.

PHELPS, Elizabeth S.

Abingdon - Mrs. Elizabeth Stickley Phelps, 88, died 2 November 1957 at the home of her son. Survivors: son, W. S. Phelps of Abingdon; 3 daughters, Mrs. Ernest Johnson of Abingdon, Mrs. W. H. Branch of Detroit, MI, and Mrs. James Crabtree of Bristol, TN; brother, H. H. Stickley of Mendota; 27 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

PHELPS, Scott P.

Abingdon - Scott Preston Phelps, 86, died 12 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Elizabeth Stickley Phelps; son, W. S. Phelps of Abingdon; 3 daughters, Mrs. Ernest Johnson of Abingdon, Mrs. W. H. Branch of Detroit, MI, and Mrs. James Crabtree of Bristol, TN; 2 brothers, Dr. E. H. Phelps of Meadowview and Smith Phelps of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Tina Counts of Bristol; 27 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Sinking Spring Cemetery.

PHILLIPPI, Elmer B.

Damascus - Elmer Bruce Phillippi, 74, died 18 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Mattie B. Phillippi; 2 daughters, Mrs. Summers Preston of Abingdon and Mrs. J. D. Edmundson of Damascus; sister, Mrs. Raymond E. Martin of Pittsfield, MA; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home of Damascus.

PLUMMER, Judy E.

Abingdon - Mrs. Judy Ellen Plummer, 69, died 25 January 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Roxie Greer and Mrs. Lillian Coffie of Abingdon, and Mrs. Ola Woodard of Troy, NC; 2 sons, Noah Plummer and Arthur Plummer of Abingdon; 3 sisters, Mrs. Annie Hall and Mrs. Mary Taylor of Abingdon, and Mrs. Lula Johnson of Bluefield, WV; brother, Walter Stroup of Marion.

POORE, Susie

Saltville - Miss Susie Poore died 22 October 1957 at the home of a brother in Saltville. Survivors: 3 brothers, Bill Poore and Sam Poore of Saltville, and Preston Poore of Plasterco; sister, Mrs. Marian Chapman of Saltville. Services at the home of Bill Poore with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

POSTON, Maude Oakley [RICKMAN]

Bristol, VA - Emory native Maude Oakley Poston, 54, died 15 August 1957 at her home in Bristol. Survivors: 4 daughters, Miss Bernice Poston of Bristol, Mrs. Edith Hall and Mrs. Dorothy Broyles of Gary, IN, and Mrs. Christine Green of Beaver Dam, KY; 4 sons, Douglas Poston and Curly Poston of Bristol, Utah Poston of Greeneville, TN, and Ray Poston of Gary; 4 sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Moore of Bristol, Mrs. Ruby Fitzgerald and Mrs. Stella Fitzgerald of Waynesboro, VA, and Mrs. Beulah Coiner of Fisherville, VA; 6 brothers, Delbert Rickman, Albert Rickman, Woodrow Rickman and Dayton Rickman of Waynesboro, James Rickman of Baltimore, MD, and Ernest Rickman of Grottoes, VA; several grandchildren. Services at Akard Funeral Home with burial in Stallard Cemetery at Emory.

[Maude Oakley Rickman (6 Mar 1904-15 Aug 1957), d/o Alexander Joseph Rickman & Margaret Almeda Stallard; m. 13 Apr 1924, Sullivan Co., TN, Ray Almonte Poston (6 Dec 1900-7 Sep 1973), s/o John W. Poston & Sarah Frances "Fannie" Wimmer]

PRESTON, Blair Dabney

Irwin, VA - Former Seven Mile Ford resident Blair Dabney Preston died 21 October 1957 at his home in Irwin. Survivors: 2 sisters, Mrs. Louis Leake and Mrs. Talbert Anderson of Irwin. Arrangements by Barnett's Funeral Home in Marion.

PRESTON, John M. (Mrs.)

Seven Mile Ford - Mrs. John M. Preston died 29 September 1957 at her home. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Catherine Howze of Groseclose. Services at Seven Mile Ford Presbyterian Church with burial in Aspenvale Cemetery.

PRESTON, Willie

Glade Spring - Mrs. Willie Mae Preston, 43, died 22 April 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: husband, Lloyd Preston; 5 sisters, Mrs. Bessie Chambers of Appalachia, Mrs. Alberta Greenlee of Bristol, Mrs. Threwsa White of Glade Spring, Miss Hester Smith of Dayton, OH, and Mrs. Veria Keen of Pocahontas, VA; brother, George Mitchell of Roxbury, MA.

PRICE, Pearl D.

Abingdon - Mrs. Pearl DeBord Price, 57, died 26 January 1957 at her home in the Green Spring community. Survivors: husband, Hobert M. Price; 4 daughters, Mrs. Paul McNeil of Glade Spring, Mrs. James Mahala of Hardy, VA, Mrs. Robert Widner of Meadowview, and Mrs. Sanford Parris of Abingdon; 4 sons, Stuart Price of Hardy, George W. Price of Abingdon, Floyd M. Price with the US Army in France, and William C. Price with the US Army at Ft. George Meade, MD; brother, Newt DeBord of Glade Spring; sister, Mrs. Frank McGlocklin of Glade Spring. Services at the Holiness Church in Glade Spring with burial in Glade Spring Cemetery.

PRIDEMORE, Tivis

Damascus - Tivis Pridemore, 67, died 27 January 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Lettie Pridemore; 3 sons, Paul James Pridemore of Rural Retreat, Blaine Pridemore of Cleveland, OH, and Oscar Pridemore of Damascus; 5 daughters, Mrs. Estellena Neel of Bluefield, WV, Mrs. May Olla Usher of Augusta, GA, Mrs. Myrtle Rouse of Chilhowie, Mrs. Kate Sweet and Mrs. Annie Mains of Cleveland, OH; 21 grandchildren. Services at Wright Funeral Home in Damascus with burial in Mock Cemetery.

PROFFITT, Mary

Emory - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Proffitt, 79, died 4 June 1957 at her home. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. John Proffitt of Saltville, Mrs. Martha Hicks of Dante, and Mrs. Nancy Spencer of Emory; 4 sons, Charley Proffitt and Joe Ab Proffitt of Emory, Rice Proffitt of Meadowview, and George Proffitt of Connecticut. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

PRUNER, George A.

Abingdon - George A. Pruner died 19 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Lilly Huff Pruner; daughter, Mrs. B. E. Riggs of Dayton, OH; son, Lionel H. Pruner of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Z. M. Wolfe of Marion; brother, Carlyle Pruner of Florida; 3 grandchildren.

PUCKETT, William T.

Abingdon - William Taylor Puckett, 80, died 11 June 1957. Survivors: 2 sisters, Mrs. W. S. Patton of Abingdon and Mrs. E. L. Small of Abilene, TX; 3 brothers, James D. Puckett of Abingdon, Arthur L. Puckett of Fort Collins, CO, and Robert H. Puckett of Denver, CO. Services at Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon with burial in Puckett Cemetery.

QUERY, D. D. (Spud)

Marion - D. D. (Spud) Query, 48, died 19 March 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Elsia Query; son, Frederick Query at the University of Virginia; daughter, Joan Query at Mary Washington College; 2 brothers, H. C. Query of Knoxville, TN, and F. D. Query of Elizabethton, TN; 3 sisters, Mrs. N. S. Irwin of Seymour, TN, Mrs. Ralph Yearwood and Miss Mildred Query of Knoxville.

RAMBO, William A.

Damascus - William A. Rambo, 68, died 28 July 1957 at his home in the Friendship Community. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Theo Rambo; son, Joseph Rambo of Glade Spring; 2 grandchildren; brother, Clinton Rambo of Glade Spring.

RATLIFF, Olden

Chilhowie - Olden Ratliff, 79, died 25 March 1957 at his home. Survivor: wife, Carrie Preston Ratliff. Services at First Baptist Church in Chilhowie with burial in the Chilhowie Cemetery.

READE, Frank R. (Dr.)

Valdosta, GA - Part-time Abingdon resident Dr. Frank R. Reade, 63, died 10 April 1957 in a Valdosta, GA, hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. J Jean Cunningham Reade; 2 sisters, Mrs. William A. Copenhaver of Asheville, NC, and Mrs. Paul Johnson of New York City; his step-mother, Mrs. Willoughby Reade of Bedford, VA. Services and burial in Valdosta.

[s/o Willoughby Reade (b. Bedford Co., VA) & Mary Robertson (b. Abingdon, VA)]

RECTOR, Emory T.

Seven Mile Ford - Emory T. Rector, 70, died 13 June 1957 at a Perry Point, MD, hospital. Survivors: 4 sisters, Mrs. Mildred R. Dungan of Alexandria, Mrs. Leslie Atkins of Atkins, and Mrs. G. M. Pulliam and Mrs. R. M. McGee of Seven Mile Ford; brother, A. E. Rector of Norfolk. Arrangements by Barnett Funeral Home of Marion.

RECTOR, T. B. (Mrs.)

Alexandria, VA - Former Seven Mile Ford resident Mrs. T. B. Rector, 95, died 5 May 1957 at an Alexandria hospital. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. G. L. Adkins of Atkins, Mrs. J. J. Dungan of Alexandria, VA, Mrs. R. M. McGee and Mrs. G. M. Pulliam of Seven Mile Ford; 2 sons, E. P. Rector of Perry Point, MD, and A. E. Rector of Norfolk, VA; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

RECTOR, Thomas Walter

Abingdon - Thomas Walter Rector, 77, died 7 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Edna Keller Rector; daughter, Mrs. Virginia Harris of Bristol, VA; son, Edward Rector; his mother, Mrs. Virginia Rector of Meadowview; 6 brothers, W. E. Rector, Harvey Rector and Carl Rector of Meadowview, Frank Rector of Glade Spring, and James Rector and Floyd Rector of Chilhowie; 2 sisters, Mrs. Floyd Duncan and Mrs. Marvin Johnson of Meadowview; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Services at Baker's Chapel Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[s/o Bradley Rector & Virginia]

REEDY, William E.

Chilhowie - William Ezekial Reedy, 74, died 18 January 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Dora Hayes Reedy of Chilhowie; 3 sons, William H. Reedy of Spokane, WA, James T. Reedy of Silver Springs, MD, and Sanders Reedy of Chilhowie; 2 daughters, Mrs. W. F. Honeycutt of Johnson City, TN and Mrs. Charles D. Counts of Chilhowie; sister, Mrs. N. H. Groseclose of Chilhowie; 13 grandchildren. Services at Terrace Heights Funeral Home in Chilhowie with burial in Middle Fork Cemetery.

REPASS, Frank P.

Meadowview - Frank Payton Repass, 71, died 5 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Clara Lloyd Repass; son, Robert Repass of Norfolk, VA; 3 daughters, Miss Edith Repass, Mrs. William P. Duncan and Mrs. Ben J. Hockett of Meadowview; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Services at Mt. Carmel Christian Church with burial in Holston Conference Cemetery at Emory.

REYNOLDS, Anna J.

Abingdon - Mrs. Anna Johnson Reynolds, 67, died 22 April 1957 at the home of a daughter. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs J. A. Branson, Mrs. T. C. Henley and Mrs. Ray McVey of Abingdon, Mrs. W. F. DeFriece of Port Clinton, OH, and Mrs. Bill W. Ford of Winter Garden, FL; 4 sons, T. W. Reynolds, Bernard Reynolds and E. H. Reynolds Jr. of Abingdon, and Wiley S. Reynolds of Staunton, VA; 2 brothers, Odus C. Johnson of Crystal River, FL, and Walter L. Johnson of Lebanon, VA; 3 sisters, Mrs. Bertha S. Musick of Pulaski, Mrs. Leonard Sykes of Cleveland, VA, and Mrs. Smith W. Tignor of Lebanon; 26 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

REYNOLDS, Helen

Abingdon - Mrs. Helen Murray Reynolds, 36, died 25 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Harlen W. Reynolds; 2 sons, Charles Reynolds and Jimmy Reynolds of Abingdon; daughter, Oma Lee Reynolds of Abingdon; her mother, Miss Cora Murray of Abingdon; 3 brothers, George Murray and Aaron Murray of Abingdon, and Shady Murray of California; 3 sisters, Mrs. Ben Jones of Wilmington, DE, Mrs. Mary Morris of Hazond, KY, and Mrs. Louella Sipes of Marion. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

RICKMAN, Clara A. [BRANNON]

Saltville - Clara A. Rickman, 72, died 8 March 1957 at her home. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. David Olinger of Chatham Hill and Mrs. Charles Woodward of Saltville; son, Jonas G. Rickman of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs. Nellie Montgomery, Mrs. Johnny Allison, Mrs. Earn Allison and Mrs. Jim Henderson of Saltville; 5 brothers, Robert C. Brannon of Abingdon, John K. Brannon of Lunch, KY, Jacob L. Brannon and Charles R. Brannon of Saltville, and W. P. Brannon of Sheffield, AL. Services at the residence with burial in Chapman Cemetery.

[Clara Adeline Brannon (9 May 1884-8 Mar 1957), d/o James William Brannon & Mary Ann Thompson; m. James Thomas Rickman (10 Dec 1874-21 Sep 1953), s/o George William Rickman & Sarah Elizabeth Poston. Children: Robert L. Rickman (16 Oct 1901-7 Jul 1906); Henry Jonas Rickman (b. c1906); Charlie Rickman (1906-1909); Florida Faye Rickman (5 May 1909-7 Feb 1963) m. Charles William Woodward (3 Nov 1903-25 Mar 1970); Ellen Rickman m. David Olinger; Oaksey Wilson Rickman (c1920-9 Oct 1951) m. Nannie Harris]

RIGGLE, Walter N.

Abingdon - Wythe County native Walter N. Riggle, 76, died 14 June 1957 at the home of a daughter in Abingdon. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Claude Kirkland of Abingdon and Mrs. Paul Flora of Martinsville; sister, Mrs. C. C. Rogers of Manassas; 5 brothers, Seavers Riggle of Pulaski, Rankin Riggle and Steve Riggle of Crockett, Lewis Riggle of Manassas, and Garland Riggle of Roanoke; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Services at Mt. Ephriam Methodist Church in Crockett with burial in Mt. Ephriam Cemetery.

ROARK, Infant

Abingdon - The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William Monroe Roark died 30 April 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Additional survivors: brother, Johnny Elbert Roark of Abingdon; grandparents, Mrs. Roy M. Roark of Abingdon and Mr. and Mrs. Porter Dixon of Mosheim, TN; great-grandparents, Mrs. Nora Dixon of Greeneville, TN, John Fincher of Mosheim, and J. M. Vannoy of Glade Spring. Graveside services at Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ROARK, Robert F.

Abingdon - Robert Franklin Roark, 71, died 30 August 1957 at his home near Wyndale. Survivors: wife, Lula Jordan Roark; 4 sons, Martin Roark, James Roark and Rollen Roark of Abingdon, and Silvers F. Roark of Shouns, TN; 5 daughters, Mrs. Dewey Bailey, Mrs. Paul South and Mrs. Ernest South of Baltimore, MD, Mrs. Paul Sullins of Abingdon, and Mrs. Dean Statzer of Hansonville; 24 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ROBERTS, Hobart

Abingdon - Hobart McKinley Roberts, 59, died 2 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Nannie Dolinger Roberts; 2 daughters, Mrs. Billy Joe Leonard of Sweetwater, TX, and Mrs. Kenneth Terry of Bristol, VA; 2 sons, Leighton Roberts of Kingsport, TN, and Luther Roberts of Bristol; 2 sisters, Mrs. Tom Hamm of Chilhowie and Mrs. J. W. Edmondson of Abingdon; 4 grandchildren. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

ROBERTS, Wyndham R.

Saltville - Wyndham R. Roberts, 77, died 28 July 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Lizzie Helton Roberts; 6 daughters, Mrs. Bryan Hagy of Abingdon, Mrs. Edith Mellinger, Mrs. Beattie Lawrence, and Mrs. Turner Henegar of Saltville, Mrs. Emmett Morgan of Japan, and Miss Nell Roberts of Bluefield, VA; 3 sons, James Roberts of Lake Charles, LA, and Ted Roberts and Eugene Roberts of Saltville; sister, Mrs. S. R. Webb of Meadowview; 17 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

ROE, Cynthia

Damascus - Mrs. Cynthia Roe, 85, died 19 March 1957 at the home of a son. Survivors: 3 sons, Dave Roe of Tazewell, Gene Roe and Paul Roe of Damascus; 2 daughters, Mrs. Pearl Triplett of Fordtown, TN, and Mrs. S. R. Snyder of Pinefield, WV; 5 brothers, Calep Garland of Shulls Mill, NC, Riley Garland, Robert Garland, Jessee Garland and Mitchell Garland of Shady Valley, TN; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.

ROE, Samuel

Bristol - Samuel Roe, 79, died 4 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Pearl Roe; 4 sons, Charles Roe, Paul Roe and Herman Roe of Bristol, and Roy Roe of Lancaster, PA; 2 daughters, Mrs. Clayton Arnold and Mrs. Jack Widner of Bristol; brother, Charlie Roe of Saltville. Arrangements by Paul Cook Funeral Home of Bristol.

[s/o Sidney M. Roe & Martha]

ROLEN, William D.

Rockville, MD - Saltville native William D. Rolen, 32, died in a construction accident on 23 August 1957 in Rockville, MD. Survivors: wife and 5 children of Rockville; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grib Rolen of North Holston; 3 sisters, Mrs. Clarence Thomas of Oakland, MD, Mrs. Robert White of Lynco, WV, and Mrs. J. E. Orr of Quarry; 4 brothers, Earl Rolen of Orlando, FL, Teddy Rolen of Tampa, FL, Charles Rolen of Lynco, WV, and Robert Rolen of Baltimore. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

ROSENBAUM, Sallie B.

Glade Spring - Mrs. Sallie Barker Rosenbaum, 69, died 24 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Martin Rosenbaum; 6 sons, Fred Rosenbaum, Walter Rosenbaum, Martin Rosenbaum Jr., Clyde Rosenbaum and French Rosenbaum of Glade Spring, and D. R. Rosenbaum of Kimberly, ID; 3 daughters, Mrs. G. L. Ramsey of Roanoke, Mrs. D. A. Bowles of Vidalia, GA, and Mrs. William F. Lambert of Saltville; 4 brothers, C. S. Barker of Saltville, W. H. Barker of Staunton, J. E. Barker of Roanoke, and French W. Barker of Dayton, OH; 3 sisters, Mrs. Pearl B. Rhudy of Washington, DC, Mrs. Lacey Earles of Radford, and Mrs. John Cole of Chilhowie; 14 grandchildren. Services at Old Glade Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

ROUSE, William H.

Abingdon - William Henry Rouse, 73, died 10 August 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Pearl Pope Rouse; 2 sons, W. L. (Jack) Rouse and L. Clark Rouse of Abingdon; 2 daughters, Mrs. W. B. Carmack of Abingdon and Mrs. Charles East of Marion; brother, Frank M. Rouse of Abingdon; 2 sisters, Mrs. A. H. Musick of Abingdon and Mrs. S. M. Stonecipher of Johnson City, TN; 2 grandchildren. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ROWLETT, Foye H.

Glade Spring - Foye H. Rowlett, 65, died 24 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Georgia Aker Rowlett; daughter, Mrs. Deloss Elms of Ebensburg, PA; son, F. H. Rowlett of Clinton, PA; 4 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

RUSH, Kitty Jo

Abingdon - Kitty Jo Rush, 13, died 20 June 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence W. Rush of Wyndale; 2 sisters, Lillian Rush of Abingdon and Mrs. Ted York of Knoxville, TN; grandmothers, Mrs. W. A. Flannagan of Wyndale and Mrs. I. V. Rush of Abingdon. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

SANDEFUR, Sam M.

Saltville - Services for Sam M. Sandefur, 69, were held 5 November 1957 at the Main Street Christian Church in Saltville, with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SANDERS, James W.

Saltville - James W. "Governor" Sanders, 52, died 28 December 1957 at a local hospital. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Virginia Sechler of Miami, FL. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[James Walker "Governor" Sanders (28 Mar 1905-28 Dec 1957), s/o Thomas Gillespie Sanders & Mary Frances Walker. James never married]

SANDERS, Rufus K.

Saltville - Rufus K. Sanders Jr., 57, died 11 May 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Virginia Witten Sanders of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs. E. C. Scott of Marion, Mrs. Ralph Atkins of Argentina, South America, Mrs. Myrtle Tilman of Saltville, and Mrs. Guy Amsler of Little Rock, AR; 3 brothers, Dr. J. Barnes Sanders of Richlands, James E. Sanders of Vicksburg, MS, and Frank B. Sanders of Saltville. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

[Rufus Kincannon Sanders, Jr. (2 Mar 1900-11 May 1957); s/o Rufus Kincannon Sanders Sr. & Byrdie Barnes; m. Virginia Witten (26 Aug 1895-19 Oct 1984)]

SANDERS, William C.

Marion - William C. Sanders, 89, died 10 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. K. O. Totten of Saltville, Mrs. Annie N. Anderson of Seaford, VA, and Miss Grace Copeland of Marion; 4 sons, Graham Sanders, George Sanders and Edgar Sanders of Saltville, and Joe Sanders of Marion. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SAUNDERS, Eugene Leighton

Abingdon - Eugene Leighton Saunders, 50, died 3 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Sarah Bland Saunders; 2 sons, Robert E. Saunders of Bristol, TN, and Billy M. Saunders of Abingdon; 3 sisters, Mrs. Margaret Holt and Mrs. Elizabeth Elliott of Bristol and Mrs. W. R. Galliher of Abingdon; brother, J. E. Saunders of Bristol; 1 granddaughter. Services at Green Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in Green Spring Cemetery.

SCOTT, Bob

Glade Spring - Robert Henry "Bob" Scott died 30 January 1957 at his home in Glade Spring. Survivors: his mother, Mrs. Mamie Scott of Glade Spring; step-daughter, Mrs. Thelma Pope of Chattanooga, TN. Services at Lee Street Baptist Church in Bristol.

SCOTT, Callie [NEFF]

Chilhowie - Mrs. Callie Neff Scott, 89, died 21 May 1957 in a Wytheville nursing home. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Garland St. John of Chilhowie; son, E. A. Scott of Greensboro, NC; 38 grandchildren. Services at Mountain View Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

SCOTT, Kate

Charlotte, NC - Former Saltville resident Mrs. Kate Keller Scott died 28 September 1957 at her home in Charlotte. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. E. W. Guion of Charlotte and Miss Margaret Scott of Lake Charles, LA; son, Frank Scott of Chatham, NJ; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Services at Madam Russell Methodist Church in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SCOTT, Ross G.

Marion - Ross G. Scott, 53, died 27 August 1957 in Marion. Survivors: wife, Virginia M. Scott; his mother, Mrs. C. W. Scott of Marion; brother, Frank Scott of Marion; 2 sisters, the Misses Mabel Scott and Lettie Scott of Marion. Services at Seaver's Funeral Chapel with burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

SCYPHERS, J. H. (Hop)

Holston - J. H. (Hop) Scyphers, 90, died 14 April 1957 at the home of a daughter. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs. Stanley Scott and Mrs. Giles Kestner of Bristol, VA, Mrs. Gladys Little of Saltville, Mrs. Lonnie Patrick and Mrs. J. W. Scott of Holston; 2 sons, Dale Scyphers and Graham Scyphers of Holston; 26 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Services at Brumley Gap Methodist Church with burial in Counts Cemetery.

SCYPHERS, James F.

Brumley Gap - James F. Scyphers, 75, died 16 August 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: 8 daughters, Mrs Bessie Roe, Mrs. Violet Henry, Mrs. Hessie Baker, Mrs. Meda Peters and Birdie Scyphers of Bristol, Mrs. Lois Sergis of Brooklyn, NY, Mrs. Genevieve Gouge of Kingsport, and Mrs. Vivian Bunn of Beaufort, SC; 2 sons, Carl Scyphers and Jerry Scyphers of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Will Kestner of Riverside, CA. Services at Brumley Gap Methodist Church with burial in Counts Cemetery.

SELL, B. T.

Marion - Dr. B. T. Sells died 8 October 1957 while visiting his son in Redding, PA. Survivors: wife; son, Leonard Sell of Redding, PA; brother, Charlie Sells of Volney, VA; sister, Mrs. Cora Young of Mouth of Wilson; 1 grandchild. Arrangements by Seaver Funeral Home of Marion.

SHAFFER, Brenda

Holston, VA - Brenda Kaye Shaffer, age 4 months, died 31 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shaffer of Holston; sister, Patricia Ann Shaffer of Holston; 3 brothers, William Lee Shaffer, Dale Shaffer and Bobby Ray Shaffer of Holston; half-brother, Jerry Wayne Shaffer; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Shaffer of Blountville, TN, and Mrs. Donald Brown of Bristol. Graveside services at Mary's Chapel Cemetery.

SHAVIS, Charles N.

Abingdon - Charles N. Shavis, 68, died 23 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Grace Fulton Shavis; 2 daughters, Mrs. Milton Rosenbalm of Damascus and Mrs. Lawson Stapleton of Demarest, GA; 2 sons, Charles L. Shavis of Raleigh, NC, and John M. Shavis of Charlottesville; sister, Mrs. Ellen Jackson of Cincinnati, OH; 3 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

SHAW, Joe C.

Abingdon - Joe C. Shaw, 78, died 6 July 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 6 sons, Delmas Shaw, George Shaw and Charles Shaw of Bristol, TN, Paul Shaw of Abingdon, Chester Shaw of Detroit, MI, and Lee Shaw of Bluff City, TN; 4 daughters, Mrs. Maude Roark, Mrs. Marie Rutledge and Mrs. Teeney Sailor of Abingdon, and Mrs. Udell Taylor of Bristol, TN; brother, William Shaw of Dallas, TX; sister, Mrs. Celia Hopkins of Colorado. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

SHEPPARD, Susie

Saltville - Mrs. Susie Sheppard, 78, died 9 December 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: husband, Edward Sheppard; 4 daughters, Miss Ruby Sheppard, Mrs. John Henry Short and Mrs. Bert Sword of Saltville, and Mrs. B. A. McAllister of Broad Ford, VA; 2 sons, John D. Sheppard and Curtis Sheppard of Saltville; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

SHORTT, George W.

Meadowview - George W. Shortt, 74, died 17 April 1957 near his home. Survivors: wife, Virgie Odum Shortt; 2 daughters, Mrs. Warren Miller of Abingdon and Mrs. Elmer Nelson of Richlands; 3 sons, Sam Shortt of Richlands, Howard Shortt of Baltimore, MD, and Blythe Shortt of Bristol; 4 step-daughters, Mrs. Theodore McElyea of Abingdon, Mrs. Jack Logan, An Odum and Ruby Odum of Bristol; 2 step-sons, Roy Odum and Joe Odum of Abingdon.

[George Washington Shortt (9 Feb 1882-17 Apr 1957), s/o Perry Shortt & 1st wife, Nancy King]

SHUPE, Callie [SCOTT]

Meadowview - Mrs. Callie Scott Shupe, 83, died 21 May 1957 at the home of a daughter in Huntington, WV. Survivors: son, Edmund Shupe of Meadowview; daughter, Mrs. John J. Galligher of Huntington, WV; foster daughter, Mrs. Lewis Rigney of Pulaski; sister, Mrs. Dixie Casey of Old Lyme, CT; 4 brothers, Leonard Scott of Central Point, OR, Rev. R. D. Scott of Roanoke, B. F. Scott of Falls Mills, VA, and Jacob Scott of Duhring, WV; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.

SHUPE, Ida B.

Marion - Miss Ida B. Shupe, 69, died 1 February 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 3 sisters, Mrs. Carrie DeBord of Johnson City, TN, Mrs. J. W. Mercer of Atkins, and Mrs. R. T. Snider of Crossville, TN. Services at Seaver Funeral Home in Marion with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

SIKES, Frank

Marion - Frank Sikes, 70, died 30 November 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife; son, Richard Sikes of Marion; his mother, Mrs. J. S. Sikes of Meridian, MS; brother, C. B. Sikes of Childress, TX; sister, Mrs. Herman H. Ross of Florence, AL. Services at Terrace Heights Funeral Home with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

SLATE, Mary J.

Saltville - Mrs. Mary Jackson Slate, 72, died 5 April 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: son, Troy Slate of Saltville; 2 daughters, Mrs. Wheeler Farris of Plasterco and Mrs. Robert Fritts of Church Hill, TN; 2 grandchildren; 3 sisters, Miss Donnie Jackson and Mrs. W. E. Mutter of Belfast, VA, and Mrs. Arthur Cox of Bluefield, WV; 3 brothers, J. W. Jackson, Sam Jackson and J. L. Jackson of Belfast.

SMITH, Dewey Calvin

Abingdon - Dewey Calvin Smith, 57, died 13 October 1957. Survivors: wife, Flora Cooley Smith; daughter, Miss Rosalie Smith; brother, Delmer Smith of Newark, NJ; half-brother, D. Fleenor of Newark, NJ. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

SMITH, Emmett G. (Mrs.)

Marion - Mrs. Emmett G. Smith, 81, died 6 March 1957 at her home. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. Maude Quesinberry, Mrs. Loma Quesinbery and Miss Frances Smith of Marion, and Mrs. Julia Heath of Roanoke; son, Garland Smith of Bristol, VA; brother, Daniel Robinson of Gambrills, MD; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren.

SMITH, Fount

Saltville - Saltville resident Fount Smith, 63, died 28 September 1957 at a Sidney, OH, hospital. Survivors: his wife; 3 daughters, Mrs. Scott Mitchell of Saltville, and Mrs. James Puckett and Mrs. Ray Dinsmore of Sidney; son, Raymond E. Smith of Radford, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Carrie Galliher of Plasterco and Mrs. Jim Gregory of Beckley, WV; 7 brothers, Leonard Smith of Glade Spring, J. G. Smith of Plasterco, Ted Smith of Bristol, O. W. Smith, Alf Smith, Cal Smith, and Garnett Smith of Saltville; 5 half-sisters; 4 half-brothers. Services at Plasterco Church of God with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SMITH, Robert B.

Glade Spring - Robert Beattie Smith, 69, died 26 January 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Benona Smith; son, Robert Smith of Glade Spring.

[Robert Beattie Smith m. Benona Vannoy]

SNODGRASS, R. H. (Mrs.)

Lodi - Mrs. R. H. Snodgrass Sr., 73, died 7 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Robert H. Snodgrass; 3 sons, Robert H. Snodgrass Jr. and Charles B. Snodgrass of Glade Spring, and Dr. H. W. Snodgrass of Miami, FL; 3 brothers, Luther Brown and Hyder Brown of Meadowview, and Dr. B. B. Brown of Christiansburg; 3 sisters, Mrs. Clara Preston of Dublin, Mrs. Porter Jackson of Wytheville, and Mrs. Blanche McGraw of Washington, DC; 4 grandchildren. Services at Rock Springs Church with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

SPEECE, Josephine

Abingdon - Miss Josephine Speece died 8 November 1957 at the home of a cousin. No immediate survivors. Burial in Sinking Springs Cemetery.

[d/o Dr. Joseph M. Speece & Maria Leftwich of Bedford, VA]

SPROLES, Joseph I.

Bristol, VA - Washington County native Joseph I. Sproles, 84, died 11 January 1957 at his home. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Martha E. Barb of Bristol.

STANLEY, J. H.

Saltville - John Henry Stanley, 64, died 29 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Pishie Wishon Stanley; 4 sons, Eartie Stanley of Darlington, MD, Harley Stanley of Glade Spring, J. D. Stanley and Bill Stanley of Saltville; 5 daughters, Mrs. May Hamm of Maryland, Mrs. Dorothy Doughtery of Darlington, MD, Mrs Nellie Casey of Baltimore, MD, Mrs Fay Bond of Arlington, VA, and Mrs. Katherine McNew of Saltville; brother, Abram Stanley of Grayson, NC; 2 sisters, Mrs. John Miller and Mrs. Frank Hoosier of Warrensville, NC; 18 grandchildren. Services at River Bend Union Church with burial in Fall Hill Cemetery.

STANLEY, W. J.

Chilhowie - W. J. Stanley, 90, died 16 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Lester B. Stanley of Walled Lake, MI, T. S. Stanley of Seven Mile Ford, and A. O. Stanley of Chilhowie; brother, S. H. Stanley of Warrenville, NC; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services at Middle Fork Baptist Church with burial in Middle Fork Cemetery.

ST. JOHN, Grace

Chilhowie - Mrs. Grace Marie St. John, 53, died 18 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Garland N. St. John of Chilhowie; daughter, Mrs. Ralph Beaton of Pulaski; brother, E. A. Scott of Greensboro, NC; 1 granddaughter. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie.

ST. JOHN, Robert

Chilhowie - Robert Lee St. John, 39, died 20 January 1957 at his home. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Tan Catron; 1 grandson. Services at Mountain View Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

STUART, Henry C.

Abingdon - Former Abingdon resident Henry C. Stuart, 64, died 13 July 1957 at his home in Memphis, TN. Survivors: wife, Frances C. Stuart; 6 sons, Henry C. Stuart III of Detroit, MI, Marshall Stuart of Red Bank, NJ, and John J. Stuart, William C. Stuart, Preston C. Stuart and Greenway Stuart of Memphis; 2 brothers, William A. Stuart of Abingdon and Walter P. Stuart of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. James D. Collier of Memphis and Mrs. Berkeley Cox of Hartford, CT. Services and burial in Memphis.

STURGILL, Dora

Marion - Mrs. Dora Young Sturgill, 74, died 3 January 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: husband, W. F. Sturgill; 3 sons, Clarence R. Sturgill of Marion, Walter Sturgill of Bristol, and H. D. Sturgill of Grundy; 3 sisters, Mrs. John Jones of Pedro, OH, Mrs. Denton Hartsoe of Clifton, SC, and Mrs. W. E. Dixon of Florida; 5 brothers, J. B. Young of Rugby, Boyd F. Young of Roylston, OK, Paul Young of Glendale, CA, W. T. Young of Nebraska, and Bourbon Young of Grassy Creek, NC.

SULLIVAN, Sam

Abingdon - Sam Sullivan, 77, died 1 June 1957 at his home in Greendale. Survivors: wife, Lillie Campbell Sullivan; 4 daughters, Mrs. J. C. White, Mrs. E. J. Brown, and the Misses Lucille Sullivan and Kathleen Sullivan of Abingdon; 2 sisters, Mrs. Fannie Fields and Miss Ida Sullivan of Lebanon, VA; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

SUSONG, Garland

Abingdon - Garland Susong, 59, died 24 June 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: wife, Mabel Carson Susong; 2 foster sons, Robert Young with the US Army in Fort Gordon, GA, and Lawrence Young of Manhattan, NY; 2 brothers, William Susong of Cleveland, OH, and Edward Susong of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. Hannah Johnson of Baltimore, MD. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

TAYLOR, Julia A.

Saltville - Mrs. Julia A. Taylor, 84, died 2 November 1957 at her home near Tannersville. No immediate survivors. Services at Little Valley Christian Church with burial in Mitchell Cemetery.

TAYLOR, Robert H.

Saltville - Robert Hamel Taylor, 63, died 19 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Beulah Osborne Taylor; 3 daughters, Mrs. Albert Smith, Mrs. J. L. DeBord and Miss Catherine Taylor of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. C. A. Epperly of Holden, WV, and Mrs. W. P. Vance of Huntington, WV; brother, Luther Taylor of Huntington; 11 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

TAYLOR, Ruben K.

Damascus - Ruben K. Taylor died 20 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Howard Taylor and Clinton Taylor of Damascus and Ervin Taylor of Delta, MD; 14 grandchildren; brother, Samuel Taylor of Kentucky. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home of Damascus.

THAWLEY, William H.

Abingdon - William Henry Thawley, 68, died 16 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Maude Coldiron Thawley; step-daughter, Mrs. Cecil Shockley of Osaka, VA. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

THAYER, Marvin A.

Abingdon - Marvin Andrew Thayer, 41, died 4 October 1957 at his home. Survivors: his mother, Mrs. Bessie Wilson Thayer; brother, Ralph Thayer of Bristol. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

THOMAS, George E.

Damascus - George E. Thomas, 54, died 11 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Carrie E. Thomas; 2 sons, Clarence Thomas and Clayton Thomas of Damascus; daughter, Miss Emma Thomas of Damascus; brother, Albert Thomas of Florida.

THOMAS, Robert L.

Columbia, PA - Former Friendship resident Robert L. Thomas, 50, died 23 April 1957 at his home in Pennsylvania. Survivors: wife, Lois Thomas; 3 sons, Howard Thomas and E. Rector of Norfolk. Arrangements by Barnett Funeral Home of Marion.

RECTOR, T. B. (Mrs.)

Alexandria, VA - Former Seven Mile Ford resident Mrs. T. B. Rector, 95, died 5 May 1957 at an Alexandria hospital. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. G. L. Adkins of Atkins, Mrs. J. J. Dungan of Alexandria, VA, Mrs. R. M. McGee and Mrs. G. M. Pulliam of Seven Mile Ford; 2 sons, E. P. Rector of Perry Point, MD, and A. E. Rector of Norfolk, VA; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

RECTOR, Thomas Walter

Abingdon - Thomas Walter Rector, 77, died 7 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Edna Keller Rector; daughter, Mrs. Virginia Harris of Bristol, VA; son, Edward Rector; his mother, Mrs. Virginia Rector of Meadowview; 6 brothers, W. E. Rector, Harvey Rector and Carl Rector of Meadowview, Frank Rector of Glade Spring, and James Rector and Floyd Rector of Chilhowie; 2 sisters, Mrs. Floyd Duncan and Mrs. Marvin Johnson of Meadowview; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Services at Baker's Chapel Church with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

[s/o Bradley Rector & Virginia]

REEDY, William E.

Chilhowie - William Ezekial Reedy, 74, died 18 January 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Dora Hayes Reedy of Chilhowie; 3 sons, William H. Reedy of Spokane, WA, James T. Reedy of Silver Springs, MD, and Sanders Reedy of Chilhowie; 2 daughters, Mrs. W. F. Honeycutt of Johnson City, TN and Mrs. Charles D. Counts of Chilhowie; sister, Mrs. N. H. Groseclose of Chilhowie; 13 grandchildren. Services at Terrace Heights Funeral Home in Chilhowie with burial in Middle Fork Cemetery.

REPASS, Frank P.

Meadowview - Frank Payton Repass, 71, died 5 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Clara Lloyd Repass; son, Robert Repass of Norfolk, VA; 3 daughters, Miss Edith Repass, Mrs. William P. Duncan and Mrs. Ben J. Hockett of Meadowview; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Services at Mt. Carmel Christian Church with burial in Holston Conference Cemetery at Emory.

REYNOLDS, Anna J.

Abingdon - Mrs. Anna Johnson Reynolds, 67, died 22 April 1957 at the home of a daughter. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs J. A. Branson, Mrs. T. C. Henley and Mrs. Ray McVey of Abingdon, Mrs. W. F. DeFriece of Port Clinton, OH, and Mrs. Bill W. Ford of Winter Garden, FL; 4 sons, T. W. Reynolds, Bernard Reynolds and E. H. Reynolds Jr. of Abingdon, and Wiley S. Reynolds of Staunton, VA; 2 brothers, Odus C. Johnson of Crystal River, FL, and Walter L. Johnson of Lebanon, VA; 3 sisters, Mrs. Bertha S. Musick of Pulaski, Mrs. Leonard Sykes of Cleveland, VA, and Mrs. Smith W. Tignor of Lebanon; 26 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

REYNOLDS, Helen

Abingdon - Mrs. Helen Murray Reynolds, 36, died 25 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Harlen W. Reynolds; 2 sons, Charles Reynolds and Jimmy Reynolds of Abingdon; daughter, Oma Lee Reynolds of Abingdon; her mother, Miss Cora Murray of Abingdon; 3 brothers, George Murray and Aaron Murray of Abingdon, and Shady Murray of California; 3 sisters, Mrs. Ben Jones of Wilmington, DE, Mrs. Mary Morris of Hazond, KY, and Mrs. Louella Sipes of Marion. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

RICKMAN, Clara A. [BRANNON]

Saltville - Clara A. Rickman, 72, died 8 March 1957 at her home. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. David Olinger of Chatham Hill and Mrs. Charles Woodward of Saltville; son, Jonas G. Rickman of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs. Nellie Montgomery, Mrs. Johnny Allison, Mrs. Earn Allison and Mrs. Jim Henderson of Saltville; 5 brothers, Robert C. Brannon of Abingdon, John K. Brannon of Lunch, KY, Jacob L. Brannon and Charles R. Brannon of Saltville, and W. P. Brannon of Sheffield, AL. Services at the residence with burial in Chapman Cemetery.

[Clara Adeline Brannon (9 May 1884-8 Mar 1957), d/o James William Brannon & Mary Ann Thompson; m. James Thomas Rickman (10 Dec 1874-21 Sep 1953), s/o George William Rickman & Sarah Elizabeth Poston. Children: Robert L. Rickman (16 Oct 1901-7 Jul 1906); Henry Jonas Rickman (b. c1906); Charlie Rickman (1906-1909); Florida Faye Rickman (5 May 1909-7 Feb 1963) m. Charles William Woodward (3 Nov 1903-25 Mar 1970); Ellen Rickman m. David Olinger; Oaksey Wilson Rickman (c1920-9 Oct 1951) m. Nannie Harris]

RIGGLE, Walter N.

Abingdon - Wythe County native Walter N. Riggle, 76, died 14 June 1957 at the home of a daughter in Abingdon. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. Claude Kirkland of Abingdon and Mrs. Paul Flora of Martinsville; sister, Mrs. C. C. Rogers of Manassas; 5 brothers, Seavers Riggle of Pulaski, Rankin Riggle and Steve Riggle of Crockett, Lewis Riggle of Manassas, and Garland Riggle of Roanoke; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Services at Mt. Ephriam Methodist Church in Crockett with burial in Mt. Ephriam Cemetery.

ROARK, Infant

Abingdon - The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William Monroe Roark died 30 April 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Additional survivors: brother, Johnny Elbert Roark of Abingdon; grandparents, Mrs. Roy M. Roark of Abingdon and Mr. and Mrs. Porter Dixon of Mosheim, TN; great-grandparents, Mrs. Nora Dixon of Greeneville, TN, John Fincher of Mosheim, and J. M. Vannoy of Glade Spring. Graveside services at Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ROARK, Robert F.

Abingdon - Robert Franklin Roark, 71, died 30 August 1957 at his home near Wyndale. Survivors: wife, Lula Jordan Roark; 4 sons, Martin Roark, James Roark and Rollen Roark of Abingdon, and Silvers F. Roark of Shouns, TN; 5 daughters, Mrs. Dewey Bailey, Mrs. Paul South and Mrs. Ernest South of Baltimore, MD, Mrs. Paul Sullins of Abingdon, and Mrs. Dean Statzer of Hansonville; 24 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ROBERTS, Hobart

Abingdon - Hobart McKinley Roberts, 59, died 2 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Nannie Dolinger Roberts; 2 daughters, Mrs. Billy Joe Leonard of Sweetwater, TX, and Mrs. Kenneth Terry of Bristol, VA; 2 sons, Leighton Roberts of Kingsport, TN, and Luther Roberts of Bristol; 2 sisters, Mrs. Tom Hamm of Chilhowie and Mrs. J. W. Edmondson of Abingdon; 4 grandchildren. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

ROBERTS, Wyndham R.

Saltville - Wyndham R. Roberts, 77, died 28 July 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Lizzie Helton Roberts; 6 daughters, Mrs. Bryan Hagy of Abingdon, Mrs. Edith Mellinger, Mrs. Beattie Lawrence, and Mrs. Turner Henegar of Saltville, Mrs. Emmett Morgan of Japan, and Miss Nell Roberts of Bluefield, VA; 3 sons, James Roberts of Lake Charles, LA, and Ted Roberts and Eugene Roberts of Saltville; sister, Mrs. S. R. Webb of Meadowview; 17 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

ROE, Cynthia

Damascus - Mrs. Cynthia Roe, 85, died 19 March 1957 at the home of a son. Survivors: 3 sons, Dave Roe of Tazewell, Gene Roe and Paul Roe of Damascus; 2 daughters, Mrs. Pearl Triplett of Fordtown, TN, and Mrs. S. R. Snyder of Pinefield, WV; 5 brothers, Calep Garland of Shulls Mill, NC, Riley Garland, Robert Garland, Jessee Garland and Mitchell Garland of Shady Valley, TN; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.

ROE, Samuel

Bristol - Samuel Roe, 79, died 4 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Pearl Roe; 4 sons, Charles Roe, Paul Roe and Herman Roe of Bristol, and Roy Roe of Lancaster, PA; 2 daughters, Mrs. Clayton Arnold and Mrs. Jack Widner of Bristol; brother, Charlie Roe of Saltville. Arrangements by Paul Cook Funeral Home of Bristol.

[s/o Sidney M. Roe & Martha]

ROLEN, William D.

Rockville, MD - Saltville native William D. Rolen, 32, died in a construction accident on 23 August 1957 in Rockville, MD. Survivors: wife and 5 children of Rockville; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grib Rolen of North Holston; 3 sisters, Mrs. Clarence Thomas of Oakland, MD, Mrs. Robert White of Lynco, WV, and Mrs. J. E. Orr of Quarry; 4 brothers, Earl Rolen of Orlando, FL, Teddy Rolen of Tampa, FL, Charles Rolen of Lynco, WV, and Robert Rolen of Baltimore. Services at First Church of God in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

ROSENBAUM, Sallie B.

Glade Spring - Mrs. Sallie Barker Rosenbaum, 69, died 24 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Martin Rosenbaum; 6 sons, Fred Rosenbaum, Walter Rosenbaum, Martin Rosenbaum Jr., Clyde Rosenbaum and French Rosenbaum of Glade Spring, and D. R. Rosenbaum of Kimberly, ID; 3 daughters, Mrs. G. L. Ramsey of Roanoke, Mrs. D. A. Bowles of Vidalia, GA, and Mrs. William F. Lambert of Saltville; 4 brothers, C. S. Barker of Saltville, W. H. Barker of Staunton, J. E. Barker of Roanoke, and French W. Barker of Dayton, OH; 3 sisters, Mrs. Pearl B. Rhudy of Washington, DC, Mrs. Lacey Earles of Radford, and Mrs. John Cole of Chilhowie; 14 grandchildren. Services at Old Glade Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

ROUSE, William H.

Abingdon - William Henry Rouse, 73, died 10 August 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Pearl Pope Rouse; 2 sons, W. L. (Jack) Rouse and L. Clark Rouse of Abingdon; 2 daughters, Mrs. W. B. Carmack of Abingdon and Mrs. Charles East of Marion; brother, Frank M. Rouse of Abingdon; 2 sisters, Mrs. A. H. Musick of Abingdon and Mrs. S. M. Stonecipher of Johnson City, TN; 2 grandchildren. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

ROWLETT, Foye H.

Glade Spring - Foye H. Rowlett, 65, died 24 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Georgia Aker Rowlett; daughter, Mrs. Deloss Elms of Ebensburg, PA; son, F. H. Rowlett of Clinton, PA; 4 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

RUSH, Kitty Jo

Abingdon - Kitty Jo Rush, 13, died 20 June 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence W. Rush of Wyndale; 2 sisters, Lillian Rush of Abingdon and Mrs. Ted York of Knoxville, TN; grandmothers, Mrs. W. A. Flannagan of Wyndale and Mrs. I. V. Rush of Abingdon. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

SANDEFUR, Sam M.

Saltville - Services for Sam M. Sandefur, 69, were held 5 November 1957 at the Main Street Christian Church in Saltville, with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SANDERS, James W.

Saltville - James W. "Governor" Sanders, 52, died 28 December 1957 at a local hospital. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Virginia Sechler of Miami, FL. Services at Henderson Funeral Home with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[James Walker "Governor" Sanders (28 Mar 1905-28 Dec 1957), s/o Thomas Gillespie Sanders & Mary Frances Walker. James never married]

SANDERS, Rufus K.

Saltville - Rufus K. Sanders Jr., 57, died 11 May 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Virginia Witten Sanders of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mrs. E. C. Scott of Marion, Mrs. Ralph Atkins of Argentina, South America, Mrs. Myrtle Tilman of Saltville, and Mrs. Guy Amsler of Little Rock, AR; 3 brothers, Dr. J. Barnes Sanders of Richlands, James E. Sanders of Vicksburg, MS, and Frank B. Sanders of Saltville. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

[Rufus Kincannon Sanders, Jr. (2 Mar 1900-11 May 1957); s/o Rufus Kincannon Sanders Sr. & Byrdie Barnes; m. Virginia Witten (26 Aug 1895-19 Oct 1984)]

SANDERS, William C.

Marion - William C. Sanders, 89, died 10 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. K. O. Totten of Saltville, Mrs. Annie N. Anderson of Seaford, VA, and Miss Grace Copeland of Marion; 4 sons, Graham Sanders, George Sanders and Edgar Sanders of Saltville, and Joe Sanders of Marion. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SAUNDERS, Eugene Leighton

Abingdon - Eugene Leighton Saunders, 50, died 3 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Sarah Bland Saunders; 2 sons, Robert E. Saunders of Bristol, TN, and Billy M. Saunders of Abingdon; 3 sisters, Mrs. Margaret Holt and Mrs. Elizabeth Elliott of Bristol and Mrs. W. R. Galliher of Abingdon; brother, J. E. Saunders of Bristol; 1 granddaughter. Services at Green Spring Presbyterian Church with burial in Green Spring Cemetery.

SCOTT, Bob

Glade Spring - Robert Henry "Bob" Scott died 30 January 1957 at his home in Glade Spring. Survivors: his mother, Mrs. Mamie Scott of Glade Spring; step-daughter, Mrs. Thelma Pope of Chattanooga, TN. Services at Lee Street Baptist Church in Bristol.

SCOTT, Callie [NEFF]

Chilhowie - Mrs. Callie Neff Scott, 89, died 21 May 1957 in a Wytheville nursing home. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Garland St. John of Chilhowie; son, E. A. Scott of Greensboro, NC; 38 grandchildren. Services at Mountain View Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

SCOTT, Kate

Charlotte, NC - Former Saltville resident Mrs. Kate Keller Scott died 28 September 1957 at her home in Charlotte. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. E. W. Guion of Charlotte and Miss Margaret Scott of Lake Charles, LA; son, Frank Scott of Chatham, NJ; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Services at Madam Russell Methodist Church in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SCOTT, Ross G.

Marion - Ross G. Scott, 53, died 27 August 1957 in Marion. Survivors: wife, Virginia M. Scott; his mother, Mrs. C. W. Scott of Marion; brother, Frank Scott of Marion; 2 sisters, the Misses Mabel Scott and Lettie Scott of Marion. Services at Seaver's Funeral Chapel with burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

SCYPHERS, J. H. (Hop)

Holston - J. H. (Hop) Scyphers, 90, died 14 April 1957 at the home of a daughter. Survivors: 5 daughters, Mrs. Stanley Scott and Mrs. Giles Kestner of Bristol, VA, Mrs. Gladys Little of Saltville, Mrs. Lonnie Patrick and Mrs. J. W. Scott of Holston; 2 sons, Dale Scyphers and Graham Scyphers of Holston; 26 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren. Services at Brumley Gap Methodist Church with burial in Counts Cemetery.

SCYPHERS, James F.

Brumley Gap - James F. Scyphers, 75, died 16 August 1957 at a Bristol hospital. Survivors: 8 daughters, Mrs Bessie Roe, Mrs. Violet Henry, Mrs. Hessie Baker, Mrs. Meda Peters and Birdie Scyphers of Bristol, Mrs. Lois Sergis of Brooklyn, NY, Mrs. Genevieve Gouge of Kingsport, and Mrs. Vivian Bunn of Beaufort, SC; 2 sons, Carl Scyphers and Jerry Scyphers of Bristol; sister, Mrs. Will Kestner of Riverside, CA. Services at Brumley Gap Methodist Church with burial in Counts Cemetery.

SELL, B. T.

Marion - Dr. B. T. Sells died 8 October 1957 while visiting his son in Redding, PA. Survivors: wife; son, Leonard Sell of Redding, PA; brother, Charlie Sells of Volney, VA; sister, Mrs. Cora Young of Mouth of Wilson; 1 grandchild. Arrangements by Seaver Funeral Home of Marion.

SHAFFER, Brenda

Holston, VA - Brenda Kaye Shaffer, age 4 months, died 31 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shaffer of Holston; sister, Patricia Ann Shaffer of Holston; 3 brothers, William Lee Shaffer, Dale Shaffer and Bobby Ray Shaffer of Holston; half-brother, Jerry Wayne Shaffer; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Shaffer of Blountville, TN, and Mrs. Donald Brown of Bristol. Graveside services at Mary's Chapel Cemetery.

SHAVIS, Charles N.

Abingdon - Charles N. Shavis, 68, died 23 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Grace Fulton Shavis; 2 daughters, Mrs. Milton Rosenbalm of Damascus and Mrs. Lawson Stapleton of Demarest, GA; 2 sons, Charles L. Shavis of Raleigh, NC, and John M. Shavis of Charlottesville; sister, Mrs. Ellen Jackson of Cincinnati, OH; 3 grandchildren. Services at Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

SHAW, Joe C.

Abingdon - Joe C. Shaw, 78, died 6 July 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 6 sons, Delmas Shaw, George Shaw and Charles Shaw of Bristol, TN, Paul Shaw of Abingdon, Chester Shaw of Detroit, MI, and Lee Shaw of Bluff City, TN; 4 daughters, Mrs. Maude Roark, Mrs. Marie Rutledge and Mrs. Teeney Sailor of Abingdon, and Mrs. Udell Taylor of Bristol, TN; brother, William Shaw of Dallas, TX; sister, Mrs. Celia Hopkins of Colorado. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

SHEPPARD, Susie

Saltville - Mrs. Susie Sheppard, 78, died 9 December 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: husband, Edward Sheppard; 4 daughters, Miss Ruby Sheppard, Mrs. John Henry Short and Mrs. Bert Sword of Saltville, and Mrs. B. A. McAllister of Broad Ford, VA; 2 sons, John D. Sheppard and Curtis Sheppard of Saltville; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

SHORTT, George W.

Meadowview - George W. Shortt, 74, died 17 April 1957 near his home. Survivors: wife, Virgie Odum Shortt; 2 daughters, Mrs. Warren Miller of Abingdon and Mrs. Elmer Nelson of Richlands; 3 sons, Sam Shortt of Richlands, Howard Shortt of Baltimore, MD, and Blythe Shortt of Bristol; 4 step-daughters, Mrs. Theodore McElyea of Abingdon, Mrs. Jack Logan, An Odum and Ruby Odum of Bristol; 2 step-sons, Roy Odum and Joe Odum of Abingdon.

[George Washington Shortt (9 Feb 1882-17 Apr 1957), s/o Perry Shortt & 1st wife, Nancy King]

SHUPE, Callie [SCOTT]

Meadowview - Mrs. Callie Scott Shupe, 83, died 21 May 1957 at the home of a daughter in Huntington, WV. Survivors: son, Edmund Shupe of Meadowview; daughter, Mrs. John J. Galligher of Huntington, WV; foster daughter, Mrs. Lewis Rigney of Pulaski; sister, Mrs. Dixie Casey of Old Lyme, CT; 4 brothers, Leonard Scott of Central Point, OR, Rev. R. D. Scott of Roanoke, B. F. Scott of Falls Mills, VA, and Jacob Scott of Duhring, WV; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.

SHUPE, Ida B.

Marion - Miss Ida B. Shupe, 69, died 1 February 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: 3 sisters, Mrs. Carrie DeBord of Johnson City, TN, Mrs. J. W. Mercer of Atkins, and Mrs. R. T. Snider of Crossville, TN. Services at Seaver Funeral Home in Marion with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

SIKES, Frank

Marion - Frank Sikes, 70, died 30 November 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife; son, Richard Sikes of Marion; his mother, Mrs. J. S. Sikes of Meridian, MS; brother, C. B. Sikes of Childress, TX; sister, Mrs. Herman H. Ross of Florence, AL. Services at Terrace Heights Funeral Home with burial in Mountain View Cemetery.

SLATE, Mary J.

Saltville - Mrs. Mary Jackson Slate, 72, died 5 April 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: son, Troy Slate of Saltville; 2 daughters, Mrs. Wheeler Farris of Plasterco and Mrs. Robert Fritts of Church Hill, TN; 2 grandchildren; 3 sisters, Miss Donnie Jackson and Mrs. W. E. Mutter of Belfast, VA, and Mrs. Arthur Cox of Bluefield, WV; 3 brothers, J. W. Jackson, Sam Jackson and J. L. Jackson of Belfast.

SMITH, Dewey Calvin

Abingdon - Dewey Calvin Smith, 57, died 13 October 1957. Survivors: wife, Flora Cooley Smith; daughter, Miss Rosalie Smith; brother, Delmer Smith of Newark, NJ; half-brother, D. Fleenor of Newark, NJ. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

SMITH, Emmett G. (Mrs.)

Marion - Mrs. Emmett G. Smith, 81, died 6 March 1957 at her home. Survivors: 4 daughters, Mrs. Maude Quesinberry, Mrs. Loma Quesinbery and Miss Frances Smith of Marion, and Mrs. Julia Heath of Roanoke; son, Garland Smith of Bristol, VA; brother, Daniel Robinson of Gambrills, MD; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren.

SMITH, Fount

Saltville - Saltville resident Fount Smith, 63, died 28 September 1957 at a Sidney, OH, hospital. Survivors: his wife; 3 daughters, Mrs. Scott Mitchell of Saltville, and Mrs. James Puckett and Mrs. Ray Dinsmore of Sidney; son, Raymond E. Smith of Radford, VA; 2 sisters, Mrs. Carrie Galliher of Plasterco and Mrs. Jim Gregory of Beckley, WV; 7 brothers, Leonard Smith of Glade Spring, J. G. Smith of Plasterco, Ted Smith of Bristol, O. W. Smith, Alf Smith, Cal Smith, and Garnett Smith of Saltville; 5 half-sisters; 4 half-brothers. Services at Plasterco Church of God with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

SMITH, Robert B.

Glade Spring - Robert Beattie Smith, 69, died 26 January 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Benona Smith; son, Robert Smith of Glade Spring.

[Robert Beattie Smith m. Benona Vannoy]

SNODGRASS, R. H. (Mrs.)

Lodi - Mrs. R. H. Snodgrass Sr., 73, died 7 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Robert H. Snodgrass; 3 sons, Robert H. Snodgrass Jr. and Charles B. Snodgrass of Glade Spring, and Dr. H. W. Snodgrass of Miami, FL; 3 brothers, Luther Brown and Hyder Brown of Meadowview, and Dr. B. B. Brown of Christiansburg; 3 sisters, Mrs. Clara Preston of Dublin, Mrs. Porter Jackson of Wytheville, and Mrs. Blanche McGraw of Washington, DC; 4 grandchildren. Services at Rock Springs Church with burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

SPEECE, Josephine

Abingdon - Miss Josephine Speece died 8 November 1957 at the home of a cousin. No immediate survivors. Burial in Sinking Springs Cemetery.

[d/o Dr. Joseph M. Speece & Maria Leftwich of Bedford, VA]

SPROLES, Joseph I.

Bristol, VA - Washington County native Joseph I. Sproles, 84, died 11 January 1957 at his home. Survivor: sister, Mrs. Martha E. Barb of Bristol.

STANLEY, J. H.

Saltville - John Henry Stanley, 64, died 29 July 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Pishie Wishon Stanley; 4 sons, Eartie Stanley of Darlington, MD, Harley Stanley of Glade Spring, J. D. Stanley and Bill Stanley of Saltville; 5 daughters, Mrs. May Hamm of Maryland, Mrs. Dorothy Doughtery of Darlington, MD, Mrs Nellie Casey of Baltimore, MD, Mrs Fay Bond of Arlington, VA, and Mrs. Katherine McNew of Saltville; brother, Abram Stanley of Grayson, NC; 2 sisters, Mrs. John Miller and Mrs. Frank Hoosier of Warrensville, NC; 18 grandchildren. Services at River Bend Union Church with burial in Fall Hill Cemetery.

STANLEY, W. J.

Chilhowie - W. J. Stanley, 90, died 16 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Lester B. Stanley of Walled Lake, MI, T. S. Stanley of Seven Mile Ford, and A. O. Stanley of Chilhowie; brother, S. H. Stanley of Warrenville, NC; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Services at Middle Fork Baptist Church with burial in Middle Fork Cemetery.

ST. JOHN, Grace

Chilhowie - Mrs. Grace Marie St. John, 53, died 18 September 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, Garland N. St. John of Chilhowie; daughter, Mrs. Ralph Beaton of Pulaski; brother, E. A. Scott of Greensboro, NC; 1 granddaughter. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie.

ST. JOHN, Robert

Chilhowie - Robert Lee St. John, 39, died 20 January 1957 at his home. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Tan Catron; 1 grandson. Services at Mountain View Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

STUART, Henry C.

Abingdon - Former Abingdon resident Henry C. Stuart, 64, died 13 July 1957 at his home in Memphis, TN. Survivors: wife, Frances C. Stuart; 6 sons, Henry C. Stuart III of Detroit, MI, Marshall Stuart of Red Bank, NJ, and John J. Stuart, William C. Stuart, Preston C. Stuart and Greenway Stuart of Memphis; 2 brothers, William A. Stuart of Abingdon and Walter P. Stuart of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. James D. Collier of Memphis and Mrs. Berkeley Cox of Hartford, CT. Services and burial in Memphis.

STURGILL, Dora

Marion - Mrs. Dora Young Sturgill, 74, died 3 January 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: husband, W. F. Sturgill; 3 sons, Clarence R. Sturgill of Marion, Walter Sturgill of Bristol, and H. D. Sturgill of Grundy; 3 sisters, Mrs. John Jones of Pedro, OH, Mrs. Denton Hartsoe of Clifton, SC, and Mrs. W. E. Dixon of Florida; 5 brothers, J. B. Young of Rugby, Boyd F. Young of Roylston, OK, Paul Young of Glendale, CA, W. T. Young of Nebraska, and Bourbon Young of Grassy Creek, NC.

SULLIVAN, Sam

Abingdon - Sam Sullivan, 77, died 1 June 1957 at his home in Greendale. Survivors: wife, Lillie Campbell Sullivan; 4 daughters, Mrs. J. C. White, Mrs. E. J. Brown, and the Misses Lucille Sullivan and Kathleen Sullivan of Abingdon; 2 sisters, Mrs. Fannie Fields and Miss Ida Sullivan of Lebanon, VA; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

SUSONG, Garland

Abingdon - Garland Susong, 59, died 24 June 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: wife, Mabel Carson Susong; 2 foster sons, Robert Young with the US Army in Fort Gordon, GA, and Lawrence Young of Manhattan, NY; 2 brothers, William Susong of Cleveland, OH, and Edward Susong of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. Hannah Johnson of Baltimore, MD. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

TAYLOR, Julia A.

Saltville - Mrs. Julia A. Taylor, 84, died 2 November 1957 at her home near Tannersville. No immediate survivors. Services at Little Valley Christian Church with burial in Mitchell Cemetery.

TAYLOR, Robert H.

Saltville - Robert Hamel Taylor, 63, died 19 November 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Beulah Osborne Taylor; 3 daughters, Mrs. Albert Smith, Mrs. J. L. DeBord and Miss Catherine Taylor of Saltville; 2 sisters, Mrs. C. A. Epperly of Holden, WV, and Mrs. W. P. Vance of Huntington, WV; brother, Luther Taylor of Huntington; 11 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

TAYLOR, Ruben K.

Damascus - Ruben K. Taylor died 20 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Howard Taylor and Clinton Taylor of Damascus and Ervin Taylor of Delta, MD; 14 grandchildren; brother, Samuel Taylor of Kentucky. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home of Damascus.

THAWLEY, William H.

Abingdon - William Henry Thawley, 68, died 16 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Maude Coldiron Thawley; step-daughter, Mrs. Cecil Shockley of Osaka, VA. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

THAYER, Marvin A.

Abingdon - Marvin Andrew Thayer, 41, died 4 October 1957 at his home. Survivors: his mother, Mrs. Bessie Wilson Thayer; brother, Ralph Thayer of Bristol. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

THOMAS, George E.

Damascus - George E. Thomas, 54, died 11 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Carrie E. Thomas; 2 sons, Clarence Thomas and Clayton Thomas of Damascus; daughter, Miss Emma Thomas of Damascus; brother, Albert Thomas of Florida.

THOMAS, Robert L.

Columbia, PA - Former Friendship resident Robert L. Thomas, 50, died 23 April 1957 at his home in Pennsylvania. Survivors: wife, Lois Thomas; 3 sons, Howard Thomas and Bobby Thomas of Columbia, PA, and Billy Thomas with the US Army in Germany; 5 daughters, Hazel Thomas, Lois Thomas, Loraine Thomas, Gay Thomas and Mae Thomas of Columbia; his father, R. M. Thomas of Friendship, VA; 8 brothers, S. D. Thomas, Howard Thomas, Ted Thomas and Frank Thomas of Friendship, Charlie Thomas, Shafter Thomas, Jay Thomas and Graham Thomas of Columbia; 2 sisters, Mrs. Lucy Singleton and Mrs. Susie Hurr of Pennsylvania. Services at Little Rock Church in Friendship with burial in Brush Creek Cemetery.

THOMAS, Samuel R.

Damascus - Samuel R. Thomas died 13 September 1957 at his home in the Friendship Community. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Betty Cole Thomas; 2 sons, Hobart B. Thomas of Monkton, MD, and Charlie Thomas of Glade Spring; 5 daughters, Mrs. John Harris of Parkton, MD, Mrs. Dewey Widner of Timonium, MD, Mrs. Bill Hamby of Bristol, TN, and Mrs. Connelly Owens and Mrs. Columbus Osborne of Glade Spring; brother, R. M. Thomas of Chilhowie; sister, Mrs. J. C. Cullop of Damascus; 50 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home of Damascus.

THOMAS, Susie L.

Saltville - Miss Susie Lee Thomas, 57, died 7 August 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: sister, Mrs. G. W. Jackson of Plasterco; 3 brothers, J. D. Thomas of Saltville, Jake Thomas of Plasterco, and Arthur Johnson of Glade Spring. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

THOMPSON, Harrison F.

Abingdon - Harrison F. Thompson, 69, died 20 June 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Alice Doris Thompson; son, Harold Thompson of Abingdon; 2 daughters, Mrs. Carl V. Sheets of Sandstone, VA, and Mrs. Paul Lethcoe of Damascus; 2 brothers, Blair Thompson of Omaha, NE, and Joe Thompson of Hendersonville, NC; 14 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Services at Campbell Funeral Home with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

THOMPSON, Mary L.

Glade Spring - Mrs. Mary Lena Thompson, 58, died 16 April 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Fullen A. Thompson; 2 daughters, Mrs. Jacob Blevins and Miss Ruth Thompson of Glade Spring; 3 sons, Clark Thompson and Doser Thompson of Perryman, MD, and Albert Thompson of Spokane, WA; her father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Blevins of Bristol; 5 sisters, Mrs. Daisey Lawrence of Chilhowie, Mrs. Eliza Neal and Mrs. Louisa Surber of Saltville, Mrs. Elizabeth Gorley and Mrs. Ollie Joiner of Bristol; 9 grandchildren. Services at Glade Spring Methodist Church with burial in the Glade Spring Cemetery.

TOE, Charlie

Chilhowie - Charlie Toe, 51, died 13 December 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife; 7 sons, Michael Toe of Texas, Robert Lee Toe with the US Navy; and Ralph Toe, Dean Toe, Larry Toe, Carl Toe and Gerald Toe of Chilhowie; 7 daughters, Mrs. Junior West, and the Misses Opal Toe, Jean Toe, Linda Toe and Maxine Toe of Chilhowie, Mrs. Dorce Goodman of Marion, and Mrs. E. E. Eldridge of Norfolk; 2 brothers, Arthur Toe of Darlington, WA, and Wilson Toe of Chilhowie; 3 sisters, Mrs. James Hagy and Mrs. Charles Hopkins of Chilhowie, and Mrs. Buck Blevins of Sugar Grove; 8 grandchildren. Arrangements by Terrace Heights Funeral Home.

TOLBERT, William F.

McCready's Gap - William F. Tolbert, 68, was killed 6 October 1957 near his home. The death has been ruled a homicide. Mr. Tolbert is survived by a wife and several children.

TOTTEN, Mary A.

Abingdon - Mrs. Mary A. Totten, 79, died 1 October 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Scott L. Smith of Abingdon; 2 sons, John A. Totten Jr. and Walter B. Totten of Abingdon; 2 sisters, Mrs. Alex Roberts Sr. of Abingdon and Mrs. F. R. Denton of Baltimore, MD; brother, Glen P. James of Akron, OH; 5 grandchildren. Services at Abingdon Baptist Church with burial in Sinking Spring Cemetery.

TOWNSEND, Claude R.

Abingdon - Former Greendale resident Claude R. Townsend, 44, died 5 September 1957 near Athens, GA. Survivors: wife, Mildred Roberts Townsend of Athens, GA; 3 children, Ronnie Townsend, Billie Townsend and Judy Townsend of Athens; 3 brothers, Glenn Townsend and Charles Townsend of Abingdon, and William Townsend of Kingsport, TN; 5 sisters, Mrs. W. T. Rowe of Johnson City, TN, Mrs. Tracy L. Church and Mrs. John Williams of Atlanta, GA, and Mrs. C. R. Canter and Mrs. Will Worley of Abingdon. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

TRIGG, Blair Rawlings (Mrs.)

Abingdon - Former Abingdon resident Mrs. Blair Rawlings Trigg died 9 September 1957 at her home in Petersburg, VA. Survivors: husband; son, Dr. William Trigg of Reidsville, NC; 2 grandchildren. Graveside services at Sinking Springs Cemetery in Abingdon.

TUGGLE, Irma [DUTY]

Abingdon - Mrs. Irma Tuggle, 33, died 2 February 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: husband, Dan Tuggle of Glade Spring; 2 sons, Danny Tuggle and Cecil Tuggle of Glade Spring; 2 daughters, Hazel Tuggle and Carolyn Tuggle of Glade Spring; 5 sisters, Mrs. Margie Looney, Mrs. Edna Smith, and the Misses Pearl Duty and Ruby Duty of Kelsa, VA, and Mrs. Georgia Baker of Hurley, VA; 4 brothers, Arney Duty of Kelso, Lonnie Duty of Hurley, Jonah Duty Jr. and Luther Duty of Fort Lauderdale, FL; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jonah Duty of Kelso. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

TUGGLE, James E.

Fort Worth, TX - Washington County native James Edwin Tuggle, 28, died 24 February 1957 in a truck-train collision in Fort Worth. Survivors: wife, Frances Stewart Tuggle of Mansfield, TX; 2 sons, Jimmy Tuggle and Douglas Tuggle of Mansfield; daughter, Valerie Tuggle of Mansfield; his mother, Mrs. Dixie Henderson Tuggle of Saltville; 4 sisters, Mr. Lloyd Blair, Mrs. Carl Warren and Miss Charlotte Tuggle of Abingdon, and Mrs. Silas Kestner of Broadford; 3 brothers, Lewis Henry Tuggle and Robert Tuggle of Saltville, and John Milton Tuggle with the US Air Force in Del Rio, TX; his grandmother, Mrs. J. Sanders Henderson Sr. of Saltville. Services and burial will be in Fort Worth.

[s/o Lewis Henry Tuggle Sr. & Dixie D. Henderson]

TUGGLE, Mary Sue [MONTGOMERY]

Saltville - Mrs. Mary Sue Tuggle, 33, died 22 October 1957 at a Charlottesville hospital. Survivors: husband, Huey Tuggle of Saltville; son, Charles Tuggle of Saltville; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Montgomery of Saltville; 5 sisters, Mrs. Charles Jackson, Mrs. Opal Johnson, Mrs. Jackie Nutter and Mrs. Louise Montgomery of Saltville, and Mrs. M. L. King of Bel Air, MD; 3 brothers, Ed Montgomery, Bill Montgomery and Jimmy Montgomery of Saltville. Services at First Christian Church in Saltville with burial in Elizabeth Cemetery.

[Mary Sue Montgomery (5 Jun 1924-22 Oct 1957), d/o Augustus D. "Gus" Montgomery & Minnie Whitley; m. Huey P. Tuggle (6 Feb 1914-11 Sep 1985).]

URBANI, Romus L.

Abingdon - Romus Lee Urbani Jr., 26, died 14 January 1957 at a local hospital. Survivors: mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Basil Wallace of Abingdon; brother, Ronald Urbani of Washington, DC; 3 sisters, Mrs. Betty Kennedy and Mrs. Margaret DeBord of Washington, DC, and Miss Dorothy Urbani of Abingdon; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roma Urbani of Abingdon.

URPS, Mary H.

Chilhowie - Mrs. Mary Haynes Urps, 80 [90?- blurred] died 23 March 1957 at her home. Survivors: son, Charles W. Urps of Baltimore, MD; 3 daughters, Mrs. C. F. McCormick and Mrs. Maggie Wheeler of Chilhowie, and Mrs. Earl Anderson of Saltville; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

VANNOY, Rufus

Glade Spring - Rufus "Dock" Vannoy, 63 [83?... blurred], died 18 January 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: sister, Mrs. Benona Smith of Glade Spring; brother, John Vannoy of Roanoke. Services at Plum Creek Baptist Church with burial in Plum Creek Cemetery.

VECHNAK, Evelyn [WHITE]

Abingdon - Mrs. Evelyn White Vechnak, 49, died 23 October 1957 at the home of a brother in Abingdon. Survivors: her mother, Mrs. Kate White of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. W. P. Farley of Hollins, VA; 3 brothers, Graham L. White, James C. White and B. Clark White of Abingdon. Services at the home of Graham L. White with burial in Sinking Spring Cemetery.

VESTAL, Henry B.

Damascus - Henry B. (Saul) Vestal, 65, died 31 October 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Mary E. Vestal; 2 sons, Harry Vestal of Damascus and William Vestal of Cleveland, OH; daughter, Mrs. Corine Moorefield of Strongville, OH; 6 brothers, Wade Vestal of Cincinnati, OH, Albert Vestal of English, WV, David Vestal and John Vestal of Bristol, and Lacy Vestal and Preston Vestal of Bluff City, TN; 3 sisters, Mrs. Pearl Coldiron of Fontana, CA, and Mrs. John Fleenor and Mrs. Allen Widner of Bristol; 5 half-brothers, James Vestal, Joe Vestal, Earl Vestal, Don Vestal and Charlie Vestal of Bristol; half-sister, Mrs. Katherine Hammrick of Elizabethton, TN. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.

WARREN, Charles M.

Abingdon - Charles M. Warren, 72, died in Wichita, KS. [No date given - published 25 June 1957]. Survivors: wife, of Wichita; 3 brothers, Dave Warren of Wichita, Ed Warren of Hedrick, IA, and A. G. Warren of Abingdon. Services and burial in Wichita.

WARREN, Frankie

Abingdon - Frankie Warren, 36, died 25 April 1957 at the home of his brother. Survivors: 4 brothers, Milford Warren and Albert Warren of Abingdon, Fred Warren of Detroit, MI, and Curtis Warren Jr. of Greendale; 2 sisters, Mrs. Maxie Gay Clifton and Mrs. Kyle (Thelma) Holmes of Abingdon. Services at Greendale Methodist Church with burial in Warren Cemetery.

[s/o Curtis Warren & Geanie Wright]

WARREN, Minerva

Chilhowie - Mrs. Minerva Irena Warren, 67, died 29 March 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Walter Warren; 5 sons, Harmon Warren, Marvin Warren, Fields Warren and Kenneth Warren of Chilhowie, and Bill Warren of Detroit, MI; daughter, Miss Viola Warren of Chilhowie; brother, Jessie Stesse of Kewanee, IL; 4 sisters, Mrs. W. I. Martin of Chilhowie, Mrs. Bill Dobie of Mission City, Canada, Mrs. Joseph Lamb of Kewanee, and Mrs. Ollie Peters of Coal City, WV; 8 grandchildren.

WARREN, Thomas J.

Abingdon - Thomas J. Warren, 83, died 12 March 1957 at an Abingdon nursing home. Survivors: wife, Minnie Counts Warren; sister, Mrs. W. T. Counts of Abingdon; brother, W. T. Warren of Holston; 4 half-sisters, Mrs. J. C. Scott and Mrs. Maude Hayter of Holston, Mrs. Margaret Harris of Abingdon, and Mrs. Ethel Scott of Blountville, TN; 2 half-brothers, Arthur Mitchell of Packwood, IA, and James Warren of Holston. Services at Brumley Gap Methodist Church with burial in Counts Cemetery.

[Thomas J. Warren (1874-12 Mar 1957), s/o William T. Warren & Margaret Warren (her surname); m. 16 Dec 1899, Minnie S. Counts, d/o L. H. Counts & Margaret]

WAYLAND, Robert R. (Mrs.)

Knoxville, TN - Former Damascus resident Mrs. Robert R. Wayland, 37, died 25 September 1957 at a Knoxville, TN, hospital. Survivors: her husband; daughter, Bobbie Ann Wayland of Mountain City, TN; her father, Ben D. McConnell of Damascus; 2 brothers, Robert McConnell and Walter McConnell of Damascus; 2 sisters, Mrs. Helen Cornett of Damascus and Mrs. Ruth Cook of Baltimore, MD. Services will be in Knoxville.

WEATHERLY, Charlie L.

Glade Spring - Charlie Lee Weatherly, 57, died 28 April 1957 at a Saltville hospital. Survivors: wife, Trula Hill Weatherly; son, Charles R. Weatherly of Baltimore, MD; daughter, Mrs. Doris Counts of Tucson, AZ; his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Weatherly of Abingdon; sister, Mrs. Tom Dunn of Meadowview; 3 grandchildren.

WEAVER, Gwyn

Emory - Mr. Gwyn Weaver, 50, died 22 January 1957 at the Veterans' Hospital in Mountain Home, TN. Survivors: 2 sisters, Miss Alice Weaver and Mrs. J. H. Skeens of Emory; 5 brothers, R. L. Weaver of Oakridge, NC, C. W. Weaver and Lester Weaver of Emory, E. C. Weaver of Roanoke, VA, and Wade Weaver of Tallahassee, FL. Services at Henderson Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Holston Conference Cemetery at Emory.

WECHSLER, Morris

Marion - Dr. Morris Wechsler, 52, died 20 July 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Emma Copenhaver Wechsler; daughter, Janice Wechsler of Marion; son, Donald Wechsler of Marion; his mother, Mrs. Rose Wechsler of Brooklyn, NY; brother, Walter W. Wechsler of Nutley, NJ; sister, Mrs. H. L. Baskin of Brooklyn.

WHITAKER, Belvia L.

Damascus - Mrs. Belvia L. Whitaker, 66, died 4 October 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: husband, B. C. Whitaker; 2 sons, Vance Whitaker of Alvarado, VA, and Dewey Whitaker of Kutz Town, PA; 2 daughters, Mrs. Mamie Perkins and Mrs. Juanita Emmert of Damascus; 6 grandchildren; 3 brothers, Bert Grant of Saltville, and Pete Grant and John Grant of Damascus; 2 sisters, Mrs. James Sexton and Miss Ida Grant of Damascus. Services at Zion Church with burial in Zion Cemetery.

WHITAKER, Danny Ray

Abingdon - Danny Ray Whitaker, age 14 months, died 15 October 1957 at his home in Annapolis, MD. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Whitaker of Annapolis; brother, Michael Whitaker of Annapolis; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ike Whitaker of Annapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Greer of Abingdon. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

WHITAKER, Michael James

Annapolis, MD - Michael James Whitaker, age 5 months, died 20 December 1957 at his home in Annapolis. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Whitaker of Annapolis; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ike Whitaker of Annapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Greer of Abingdon. Services at Campbell Funeral Home in Abingdon with burial in Knollkreg Memorial Park.

WHITT, R. L. (Mrs.)

Abingdon - Mrs. R. L. Whitt, 82, died 11 June 1957 at the home of a daughter. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Earl Gobble of Abingdon, Mrs. A. W. Fleenor of Wyndale, and Mrs. R. L. Bishop of Roanoke; 2 sons, Marvin P. Whitt of Wyndale and Clarence Whitt of Oklahoma City, OK; brother, Alex Galliher of Rhonda, NC; 16 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

WIDENER, Hugh H.

Abingdon - Hugh Henderson Widener, 70, died in a local hospital. [No date of death given - published 24 May 1957]. Survivors: wife, Lillian Widener; 2 sons, Homer Widener of Christiansburg and Cecil B. Widener of Birmingham, AL; 2 daughters, Mrs. Wayne Powers and Mrs. Eleanor Honaker of Abingdon; 3 brothers, Edgar Widener of Bristol, VA, and Fred Widener and Luther Widener of Glade Spring; 9 grandchildren.

WIDNER, Charles W. (Mrs.)

Chilhowie - Mrs. Charles W. Widner, 87, died 4 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: 3 sons, Robert Widner and J. Walter Widner of Chilhowie, and William Widner of Eau Galle, FL; 4 daughters, the Misses Edna Widner and Fannie Widner, and Mrs. Mary Martin of Chilhowie, and Mrs. Blanche Dixon of Galax; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Services at Chilhowie Christian Church with burial in Sulphur Springs Cemetery.

WILKINSON, Sam L.

Chilhowie - Sam L. Wilkinson, 48, died 12 August 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Katherine Shuler Wilkinson; daughter, Mrs. Richard A. Pruszynaki of Baldwin Park, CA; son, Dr. James C. Wilkinson of Chilhowie; 1 grandchild; 2 sisters, Mrs. Victor Parks of Chilhowie and Mrs. Ryburn Tomlinson of Marion; brother, John T. Wilkinson of Chilhowie. Services at Mt. View Methodist Church in Chilhowie with burial in the church cemetery.

WILLIAMS, Amanda E.

Meadowview - Mrs. Amanda Edmondson Williams, 66, died 24 December 1957 at her home. Survivors: husband, Bill Williams; daughter, Mrs. Marie Mitchell of Manassas, VA; 2 brothers, W. I. Edmondson of Glade Spring and John R. Edmondson of Roanoke; 4 sisters, Mrs. Sarah Wimmer and the Misses Florence Edmondson and Worthy Edmondson of Meadowview, and Mrs. Alberta McKee of Glade Spring; 2 grandsons. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral home of Abingdon.

WILLIAMS, Susie

Damascus - Mrs. Susie Williams, 82, died 10 November 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: son, B. B. Williams of Damascus; daughter, Mrs. Barbara Lane of Bluff City, TN. Services at Laurel Community Church with burial in Zion Cemetery.

WILLIAMS, W. A. (Mrs.)

Nebo - Mrs. W. A. Williams, 79, died 3 October 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 2 daughters, Mrs. T. J. Kegley of Nebo and Mrs. Owen R. Hubble of Richmond; son, Dr. J. J. Williams of Tampa, FL; 2 sisters, Mrs. O. M. Williams of Chilhowie and Mrs. Lee Atwell of Nebo; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Services at Zion Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

WOLFE, John Newton

Chilhowie - John Newton Wolfe, 76, died 2 December 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: wife, Nannie Gollihon Wolfe; 3 sons, W. Harold Wolfe of Orlando, FL, Gerald S. Wolfe of Chilhowie, and Basil N. Wolfe of Mountain City, TN; 3 sisters, Mrs. Cordie Carter and Mrs. Grace Tucker of Chilhowie, and Mrs. Josie Copenhaver of Jarrettsville, MD; 3 brothers, Will F. Wolfe and Arthur R. Wolfe of Spokane, WA, and Samuel J. Wolfe of Roanoke; 8 grandchildren. Services at Riverside Baptist Church in Chilhowie with burial in Riverside Cemetery.

WOLFE, William Dale

Lindell - William Dale Wolfe, 55, died 5 May 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: wife, Gertrude King Wolfe; 5 sons, Garnett Wolfe of Street, MD, Eugene Wolfe, Earl Wolfe, Ralph Wolfe and Troy Wolfe of Lindell; 6 daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Tate and Mrs. Martha Jane Wise of Greendale, and the Misses Pauline Wolfe, Margaret Wolfe, Mildred Wolfe and Eula Mae Wolfe of Lindell; 3 brothers, Ezra Wolfe of Bristol, Oca Wolfe of Holston, and Irvin Wolfe of Meadowview; 3 sisters, Mrs. Mary Caudill of Meadowview, Mrs. Lula Bellamy of Abingdon, and Mrs. Hattie Coe of Glade Spring; 6 grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

WOODROW, Ethel

Damascus - Mrs. Ethel Lee Woodrow, 46, died 30 March 1957 at a Marion hospital. Survivors: 2 sons, Charlie Woodrow and Bobby Rollins Woodrow with the US Navy; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Wood of Damascus; 2 sisters, Mrs. James McGlamory of Damascus and Mrs. Thomas Rowley of Laanta, PA.

WOODWARD, Jacob Grant

Meadowview - Jacob Grant Woodward, 87, died 4 September 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Mary F. Woodward; son, Dewey Woodward of Meadowview; daughter, Mrs. Homer Boyd of Caretta, WV; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Abingdon.

WORLEY, Fannie

Saltville - Miss Fannie Worley, 66, died 19 January 1957 at her home in Chatham Hill. Survivors: brother, W. T. Worley of Chatham Hill; sister, Mrs. Mary Comer of Aurora, CO. Services at Rich Valley Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery.

WORLEY, King

Bristol, VA - Washington County native King Worley, 76, died 27 September 1957 at his home in Bristol. Survivors: wife, Della Mae Worley; 3 sons, Willie Worley, James Worley and Calvin Worley of Bristol; 4 daughters, Mrs. Annis Terry of Saltville, Mrs .Ethel Syphers of Ohio, and the Misses Leona Worley and Evaline Worley of Bristol; 2 brothers, Roverly Worley of Abingdon and Charles Worley of Bristol; several grandchildren. Services at Pine Hill Union Church with burial in the church cemetery.

WRENN, Janie P.

Abingdon - Mrs. Janie P. Wrenn died 15 October 1957 at her home. Survivors: 2 sisters, Miss Estelle Penn and Mrs. F. B. Hutton of Abingdon; 5 step-children. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon.

WRIGHT, Mack B.

Saltville - Mack B. Wright, 43, died 4 February 1957 in a mine explosion in Bishop, VA. Survivors: wife, Myrtle Wright; 2 daughters, Freda Wright and Lois Wright of Clinchburg; 3 sons, Dennis Wright, Bobby Wright and Gary Wright of Clinchburg; his mother, Mrs. Cora Wright of Clinchburg; 3 sisters, Mrs. J. F. Sexton of Grassy Creek, NC, Mrs. Garnett Athey of Clinchburg, and Mrs. Maggie Haga of Plasterco; 4 brothers, Tivis Wright, Burton Wright, Brack Wright and Lee Wright of Clinchburg. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

WYATT, Mary Jane

Atkins - Mrs. Mary Jane Wyatt, 75, died 12 September 1957 at the home of a daughter in Atkins. Survivors: 3 daughters, Mrs. Kelly Havens of Atkins, Mrs. Lula Griffey of North Holston, and Mrs. James Smith of Chatham Hill; 2 sons, Robert Wyatt of North Holston and Ira Wyatt of Chilhowie; sister, Mrs. Kate Call of Saltville; brother, Dave Doane of Saltville; 51 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville.

WYATT, Robert P.

Roanoke, VA - Former Abingdon resident Robert P. Wyatt, 57, died 14 November 1957 at his home in Roanoke. Survivors: wife, Edith Wirt Wyatt; brother, Ellis Wyatt of Abingdon; 5 sisters, Mrs. Earl Henninger of Bristol, and Mrs. Carl Thompson, Mrs. Nannie Wyatt, Mrs. Bud Belisle, and Mrs. Tuck Gregory of Abingdon. Services in Roanoke.

YARBER, Ed

Glade Spring - Ed Yarber, 74, died 21 January 1957 at his home. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Lula Mae Osborne of Glade Spring; 9 sons, Stanley Yarber, James Yarber, Jessee Yarber, Blaine Yarber, Bon Yarber and Ott Yarber of Glade Spring, Ted Yarber and Warren Yarber of Bristol, and Lonnie Yarber of Baltimore, MD; 65 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.

YEATTS, W. A.

Meadowview - William Alderson Yeatts, 66, died 14 April 1957 at his home. Survivors: wife, Vivian Clemons Yeatts; son, Frank Yeatts of Meadowview; brother, M. L. Yeatts of Meadowview. Services at Meadowview Methodist Church with burial in Old Glade Cemetery.

YONCE, J. G. (Mrs.)

Abingdon - Mrs. J. G. Yonce, 95, died 8 March 1957 at an Abingdon hospital. Survivors: sister, Mrs. C. E. Gillenwater of Abingdon; foster daughter, Mrs. Lucille Richards of Columbus, OH.