The Ancestors and Cousins of Tracy Lynn DeVault

Person Page 102

Antonio Rubio1

M, #2526
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S8437] Letter from Heather (Vergilio) Juarez, dated August 1999, Source Medium: Book

Olga Juarez1

F, #2527
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S8437] Letter from Heather (Vergilio) Juarez, dated August 1999, Source Medium: Book

Martin Lee Nicholas Baatz1

M, #2528
Pedigree Link

Family: Betty Jane Mack

DaughterLiving Baatz+

Citations

  1. [S8454] Letter from Joseph Vergilio, dated September 1999, Source Medium: Book

Betty Jane Mack1

F, #2529
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S8454] Letter from Joseph Vergilio, dated September 1999, Source Medium: Book

Billie Ray Moore1

M, #2530
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S8454] Letter from Joseph Vergilio, dated September 1999, Source Medium: Book

Sheryll Anne Rewoldt1

F, #2531
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S8454] Letter from Joseph Vergilio, dated September 1999, Source Medium: Book

David Daniel Bixler1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #2532, b. 22 May 1831, d. 6 July 1910

Parents

FatherDavid Bixler (b. 10 November 1797, d. 1 February 1873)
MotherSusannah "Susan" Long (b. 18 May 1798, d. 28 June 1888)
Pedigree Link

Family: Almira B. Wilson (b. 31 October 1833, d. 18 February 1896)

SonA.M. B.D James Wilson Bixler+ (b. 28 February 1861, d. 22 August 1943)
SonSamuel Lincoln Bixler+ (b. March 1865)
SonCharles Saxton Bixler+ (b. March 1869)
SonDavid Herbert Bixler (b. 11 November 1874)

BASIC FACTS

David Daniel Bixler was born on 22 May 1831 in Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania.1 He died on 6 July 1910, at age 79.1 He was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania (V.)2
David Daniel Bixler had reference number 2538. He was a Tinsmith (1850, 1870, 1900), retail merchant - stoves (1910); worked in his father's store and later took it over. The store, in Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania became known as D. D. Bixler and Sons.7,3,4,5,6,8 He was enumerated on the census in York County, Pennsylvania (1850, 1880, 1900, 1910.)

GRAVE STONE

DAVID D. BIXLER
MAY 22, 1831 -- July 6, 1910

ALMIRA B. WILSON
Wife of
DAVID D. BIXLER
OCT. 31, 1833 -- FEB. 18, 1896
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BIXLER.
He was christened on 16 July 1831 in Saint Matthew Lutheran Church, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S7599] Grave Marker - David D. Bixler, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania
  3. [S52] 1850 Census, Pennsylvania, York County
  4. [S348] 1880 Census, Pennsylvania, York County
  5. [S643] 1900 Census, Pennsylvania, York County
  6. [S989] 1910 Census, Pennsylvania, York County
  7. [S2745] Book: New London County, Connecticut Biographical Review - 1898, Pages 329-330
  8. [S200] 1870 Census, Pennsylvania, York County

Almira B. Wilson1,2,3,4,5

F, #2533, b. 31 October 1833, d. 18 February 1896

Parents

Pedigree Link

Family: David Daniel Bixler (b. 22 May 1831, d. 6 July 1910)

SonA.M. B.D James Wilson Bixler+ (b. 28 February 1861, d. 22 August 1943)
SonSamuel Lincoln Bixler+ (b. March 1865)
SonCharles Saxton Bixler+ (b. March 1869)
SonDavid Herbert Bixler (b. 11 November 1874)

BASIC FACTS

Almira B. Wilson was born on 31 October 1833 in Pennsylvania.1,3 She died on 18 February 1896, at age 62.1 She was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania (V.)2
Almira B. Wilson had reference number 2539. She resided in York Co., Pennsylvania.6 She was enumerated on the census in York County, Pennsylvania (1870, 1880.)

GRAVE STONE

DAVID D. BIXLER
MAY 22, 1831 -- July 6, 1910

ALMIRA B. WILSON
Wife of
DAVID D. BIXLER
OCT. 31, 1833 -- FEB. 18, 1896
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord

BIXLER.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S7486] Grave Marker - Almira B. (Wilson) Bixler, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania
  3. [S348] 1880 Census, Pennsylvania, York County
  4. [S7339] Genealogy prepared by Vanessa Stern (email address)
  5. [S200] 1870 Census, Pennsylvania, York County
  6. [S2745] Book: New London County, Connecticut Biographical Review - 1898, Pages 329-330

Samuel Lincoln Bixler1,2

M, #2534, b. 15 September 1836, d. 21 April 1864

Parents

FatherDavid Bixler (b. 10 November 1797, d. 1 February 1873)
MotherSusannah "Susan" Long (b. 18 May 1798, d. 28 June 1888)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Samuel Lincoln Bixler was born on 15 September 1836 in Pennsylvania.1,2 He died on 21 April 1864, at age 27.1 He was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania.3
Samuel Lincoln Bixler had reference number 2540. He was enumerated on the census in York County, Pennsylvania (1850); Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (1860.) He was a Salesman (1860.)4

GRAVE STONE

SAMUEL L.
youngest son of
David & Susan Bixler
born Sept. 15, 1836
died April 21, 1864
aged 27 years 7
Mo. 6 days.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S7339] Genealogy prepared by Vanessa Stern (email address)
  3. [S8131] Grave Marker - Samuel L. Bixler, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Hanover, York Co., Pennsylvania
  4. [S115] 1860 Census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County

John Larimore1

M, #2535
Pedigree Link

Family: Deborah Temple

SonJames "Yankee Jim" Larimore+ (b. 21 October 1800, d. 20 April 1874)

BASIC FACTS

John Larimore was buried in Three Churches, Hampshire Co., West Virginia.2
John Larimore had reference number 2541.

Citations

  1. [S5662] Genealogy prepared by Donald L. Boyd
  2. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book

Child #1 DeWald1

M, #2536, b. about 1786

Parents

FatherPhilip DeWald (b. 6 November 1764, d. 8 February 1844)
MotherCatherine Long (b. 25 July 1767, d. 6 September 1844)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Child #1 DeWald was born about 1786.1
Child #1 DeWald had reference number 2542.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book

Child #2 DeWald1

M, #2537, b. about 1788

Parents

FatherPhilip DeWald (b. 6 November 1764, d. 8 February 1844)
MotherCatherine Long (b. 25 July 1767, d. 6 September 1844)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Child #2 DeWald was born about 1788.1
Child #2 DeWald had reference number 2543.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book

Oreste Giovanni Battista1

M, #2538, b. 28 March 1894, d. 8 August 1948
Pedigree Link

Family: Angelina Marino

DaughterVilma Felicita Battista+ (b. 26 August 1927, d. 30 April 2011)

BASIC FACTS

Oreste Giovanni Battista was born on 28 March 1894 in Italy. He died on 8 August 1948, at age 54, in Los Angeles Co., California.
Oreste Giovanni Battista had reference number 2544.

Citations

  1. [S8385] Letter from Arthur Vergilio, dated September, 1999, Source Medium: Book

Angelina Marino1

F, #2539
Pedigree Link

Family: Oreste Giovanni Battista (b. 28 March 1894, d. 8 August 1948)

DaughterVilma Felicita Battista+ (b. 26 August 1927, d. 30 April 2011)

Citations

  1. [S8385] Letter from Arthur Vergilio, dated September, 1999, Source Medium: Book

Living Downey

F, #2540

Parents

FatherReginald Rivers Downey (b. 15 September 1904, d. 26 February 1989)
MotherJessie Bynum "Jess" Massengill (b. 15 August 1903, d. 25 July 1977)
Pedigree Link

Michael Dallas Massengill, Jr.1,2

M, #2541, b. 29 May 1906, d. 31 October 1970

Parents

FatherMichael Dallas "Mike" Massengill (b. 23 December 1862, d. 22 March 1942)
MotherGlenna "Glenn" DeVault (b. 11 April 1867, d. 17 September 1912)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Michael Dallas Massengill, Jr., was born on 29 May 1906 in Piney Flats, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,3 He and Mary Linda Rector were married on 8 October 1939.4 Michael Dallas Massengill, Jr., died on 31 October 1970, at age 64, in Kingsport, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.5,3
Michael Dallas Massengill, Jr., had reference number 2547. He held the title Dr. His Social Security Number was 410-74-3888, issued Tennessee.5 He was educated Graduate of the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis.3 World War II, Captain.3,4 He resided in Piney Flats, Sullivan Co., Tennessee (1920); Kingsport, Sullivan Co., Tennessee (1939, 1942, 1970.)6,4 He was an Obstetrician.7,4 He was enumerated on the census in Sullivan County, Tennessee (1910 - 1930.)4

Dr. Michael Dallas Massengill, Jr. delivered Michael Anthony Arrants and Bobbie Ann Arrants.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE - The Kingsport Times (Kingsport, Tennessee); 2 January 1920; page 6 column 2; (Ancestry.com):

Society News
Misses Blanch and Jesse and M. D. Massengill, Jr., of Piney Flats, are visiting their sister, Mrs. Robert Arrants.

FROM MEDICINE AND THE WAR, J Am Med Assoc.1946; 130: 792-795. -

Massengill, Michael D. Jr., Capt, 422 Shelby St, Kingsport ...
Michael D. Massengill Jr. to Miss Mary Linda Rector, ...

OBITUARY - Kingsport Times News (Kingsport, Tennessee); November 1, 1970; page 1 column 1; (Ancestry.com)

Pioneer Kingsport Doctor Dies At 64
Dr. Michael Dallas Massengill, Jr., an obstetrician who had been on the staff of Holston Valley Community Hospital since February, 1935, died at the hospital at 2:15 a.m. Saturday. His home was at 1352 Belmeade Drive.
Born May 29, 1906, at Piney Flats, the only son of the late M. D. and Glen DeVault Massengill, Dr. Massengill was a graduate of the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis and interned for two years at Charity Hospital in New Orleans before coming here.
He was a veteran of World War II and was a communicant of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Linda Rector Massengill; and sisters, Mrs. C. P. (Flo) Edwards, Jr., Mrs. Bryant C. (Blanche) Long and Mrs. Fred (Jess) Strang, all of Kingsport.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He and Mary Linda Rector had children in No Children.4

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S3924] Death Records - Tennessee "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914 - 1955" (LDS)
  3. [S11052] Obituary - Michael D. Massengill, Jr
  4. [S5359] Genealogy prepared by Cathy (Crabtree) Cook (Michael Dallas Massengill File)
  5. [S12037] Social Security Death Index, Source Medium: Book
  6. [S11053] Obituary - Michael Dallas Massengill
  7. [S11902] Phone conversation with Anne (Cole) Arrants, July 28, 2010

Cleta Mae Staples1,2,3,4,5,6

F, #2542, b. 13 July 1894, d. 30 June 1982

Parents

FatherRobert Clarence Staples (b. 9 March 1873, d. 30 March 1950)
MotherLola Mary Hodges (b. 27 August 1867, d. 4 February 1909)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Cleta Mae Staples was born in June 1894 in Tennessee.2 She was born on 13 July 1894 in Boones Creek, Washington Co., Tennessee.7,6 She died on 30 June 1982, at age 87, in Avery Co., North Carolina.7 She was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.7
Cleta Mae Staples had reference number 2548. She was enumerated on the census in Lynchburg City County, Virginia (1900); Pulaski County, Arkansas (1910); Sebastian County, Arkansas (1930, 1940.) She resided in Roan Mountain, Carter Co., Tennessee (1950.)8

Cleta was probably married prior to her marriage to Charles Roy Vance. In the 1930 Census she says she was first married when she was 16, that would be about 1910. In 1920 Charles Roy Vance was married to someone named Mary.

GRAVE MARKER

CLETA S. VANCE
JULY 13, 1894
JUNE 30, 1982.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S688] 1900 Census, Virginia, Lynchburg City County
  3. [S722] 1910 Census, Arkansas, Pulaske County
  4. [S1539] 1930 Census, Arkansas, Sebastian County
  5. [S2014] 1940 Census, Arkansas, Sebastian County
  6. [S2644] Birth Record - Cleta Mae (Staples) Vance
  7. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  8. [S3702] Death Certificate - Robert Clarence Staples

Mary Lynn Staples1,2,3,4,5

F, #2543, b. 1 June 1898, d. 18 July 1935

Parents

FatherRobert Clarence Staples (b. 9 March 1873, d. 30 March 1950)
MotherLola Mary Hodges (b. 27 August 1867, d. 4 February 1909)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Mary Lynn Staples was born in June 1897 in Tennessee.2 She was born on 1 June 1898 in Tennessee.5 She died on 18 July 1934, at age 36, in Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona.5 She died on 18 July 1935, at age 37, in Phoenix, Maricopa Co., Arizona.6 She was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.5
Mary Lynn Staples had reference number 2549. She was enumerated on the census in Lynchburg City County, Virginia (1900); Pulaski County, Arkansas (1910); Sebastian County, Arkansas (1920.)

Newland DeVault says that Mary was married to someone named Miller. I have not found any corroborating information and her grave stone suggests that she was never married. It is likely that Newland confused May Lynn Staples with Marilyn Staples (Carrier) Miller.

GRAVE MARKER

MARY LYNN STAPLES
JUNE 1, 1898
JULY 18, 1934

Note: Mary's death certificate says she died on 18 Jul 1935.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S688] 1900 Census, Virginia, Lynchburg City County
  3. [S722] 1910 Census, Arkansas, Pulaske County
  4. [S1095] 1920 Census, Arkansas, Sebastian County
  5. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  6. [S3604] Death Certificate - Mary Lynn Staples

Charles Roy Vance1,2,3,4,5

M, #2544, b. 19 March 1877, d. 23 April 1948

Parents

Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Charles Roy Vance was born on 19 March 1877 in Dalton, Whitfield Co., Georgia.1,6 He died on 23 April 1948, at age 71, in Carter Co., Tennessee.1 He was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1
Charles Roy Vance had reference number 2550. He was a Clerk (1900); traveling salesman - drug company (1920); manager - grocery company (1930); manager - ??? (1940); feature writer (death record.)6,2,3,4,5 He resided in Roan Mountain, Carter Co., Tennessee (at time of death.)6 He was enumerated on the census in Whitfield County, Georgia (1900); Sebastian County, Arkansas (1920 - 1940.)

Charles was previously married to Mary Unknown.

GRAVE MARKER

CHARLES ROY VANCE
MARCH 19, 1877
APRIL 23, 1948.

Citations

  1. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  2. [S1539] 1930 Census, Arkansas, Sebastian County
  3. [S2014] 1940 Census, Arkansas, Sebastian County
  4. [S1095] 1920 Census, Arkansas, Sebastian County
  5. [S439] 1900 Census, Georgia, Whitfield County
  6. [S3922] Death Records - Tennessee "Tennessee Deaths and Burials Index 1874 - 1955 (Ancestry.com)

Verda Louise Staples1,2,3,4,5

F, #2545, b. 4 February 1902, d. 6 September 1992

Parents

FatherRobert Clarence Staples (b. 9 March 1873, d. 30 March 1950)
MotherLola Mary Hodges (b. 27 August 1867, d. 4 February 1909)
Pedigree Link

Family: Frederick Haynes "Fred" Carrier (b. 9 July 1895, d. 22 April 1964)

SonLiving Carrier+
DaughterLiving Carrier
DaughterVirginia Lee Carrier+ (b. 2 February 1922)
DaughterJoAnn Carrier+ (b. 24 January 1924, d. 22 January 2011)

BASIC FACTS

Verda Louise Staples was born on 4 February 1902 in Lynchburg, Lynchburg Co., Virginia.6,2,4 She died on 6 September 1992, at age 90, in Carter Co., Tennessee.6,7 She was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.4
Verda Louise Staples had reference number 2551. Her Social Security Number was 413-54-5211, issued Tennessee, last residence: Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.6 She was enumerated on the census in Pulaski County, Arkansas (1910); Sebastian County, Arkansas (1920); Sullivan County, Tennessee (1930, 1940.)

GRAVE MARKER

VERDA S. CARRIER
FEB. 4, 1902
SEP. 6, 1992.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S722] 1910 Census, Arkansas, Pulaske County
  3. [S1095] 1920 Census, Arkansas, Sebastian County
  4. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  5. [S1935] 1930 Census, Tennessee, Sullivan County
  6. [S12037] Social Security Death Index, Source Medium: Book
  7. [S3926] Death Records - Tennessee, Tennessee State Archives (Internet), Source Medium: Book

Frederick Haynes "Fred" Carrier1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #2546, b. 9 July 1895, d. 22 April 1964

Parents

Pedigree Link

Family: Verda Louise Staples (b. 4 February 1902, d. 6 September 1992)

SonLiving Carrier+
DaughterLiving Carrier
DaughterVirginia Lee Carrier+ (b. 2 February 1922)
DaughterJoAnn Carrier+ (b. 24 January 1924, d. 22 January 2011)

BASIC FACTS

Frederick Haynes "Fred" Carrier was born on 9 July 1895 in Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.1,2 He died on 22 April 1964, at age 68, in Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2 He was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2
Frederick Haynes "Fred" Carrier had reference number 2552. He was enumerated on the census in Sullivan County, Tennessee (1900, 1920 - 1940.) He was a Clerk (1917); auto driver (1918); chauffeur - own car (1920); Butcher - meat shop (1930, 1940.)3,5,6,7,8 World War I, U.S. Army, inducted 27 Apr 1918, entrained to Camp Jackson, South Carolina.7

GRAVE MARKER

FRED H. CARRIER
JULY 9, 1895
APR. 22, 1964.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  3. [S1935] 1930 Census, Tennessee, Sullivan County
  4. [S664] 1900 Census, Tennessee, Sullivan County
  5. [S1443] 1920 Census, Tennessee, Sullivan County
  6. [S2299] 1940 Census, Tennessee, Sullivan County
  7. [S12078] U.S. Lists of Men Ordered to Report to Local Board for Military Duty, 1917 - 1918 (Ancestry.com)
  8. [S12338] World War I Draft Registration Cards (Ancestry.com)

Virginia Lee Carrier1,2

F, #2547, b. 2 February 1922

Parents

FatherFrederick Haynes "Fred" Carrier (b. 9 July 1895, d. 22 April 1964)
MotherVerda Louise Staples (b. 4 February 1902, d. 6 September 1992)
Pedigree Link

Family: Willard A. Meredeth (b. 30 October 1912, d. 2 February 2002)

DaughterVirginia Lynn "Lynn" Meredith+
SonWillard Frederick "Fred" Meredith+ (b. 30 October 1946, d. 15 January 2009)

BASIC FACTS

Virginia Lee Carrier was born on 2 February 1922 in Tennessee.3 She died in Still alive in 2009.4 She was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.3
Virginia Lee Carrier had reference number 2553. She was enumerated on the census in Sullivan County, Tennessee (1930, 1940.) She resided in Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee (2002, 2011.)5,6

GRAVE MARKER

MEREDITH
WILLARD A. VIRGINIA C.
OCT. 30, 1912 FEB. 2, 1922
FEB. 2, 2002.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S2299] 1940 Census, Tennessee, Sullivan County
  3. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  4. [S11758] Obituary - Willard Frederick "Fred" Meredith
  5. [S10432] Obituary - JoAnn (Carrier) Sisk-Dunlap
  6. [S11754] Obituary - Willard A. Meredith

Willard A. Meredeth1,2

M, #2548, b. 30 October 1912, d. 2 February 2002

Parents

Pedigree Link

Family: Virginia Lee Carrier (b. 2 February 1922)

DaughterVirginia Lynn "Lynn" Meredith+
SonWillard Frederick "Fred" Meredith+ (b. 30 October 1946, d. 15 January 2009)

BASIC FACTS

Willard A. Meredeth was born on 30 October 1912 in Campbell Co., Tennessee.2 He died on 2 February 2002, at age 89, in Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2 He was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2
Willard A. Meredeth had reference number 2554. He was educated Graduate of Cumberland College, Williamsburg, Kentucky., and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Knox Co., Tennessee.3 He was a Vocational agricultural teacher at Bluff City High School and Sullivan East High School.3

OBITUARY - Bristol Herald Courier; February 3, 2002

MEREDITH, WILLARD A. BLUFF CITY -- Willard A. Meredith, 89, of 310 Whitehead Road died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was a native of Campbell County, Tenn., but had lived most of his life in the Bluff City area, and was a son of the late Sampson and Sarah Reynolds Meredith. He was a graduate of Cumberland College, Williamsburg, Ky., and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he was a member of Phi Delta Kappa Honorary Academic Society. He was a former vocational agricultural teacher at Bluff City High School and Sullivan East High School. He received local, state and national recognition for outstanding work in the Future Farmers of America, of which he received a National Honorary Degree. Mr. Meredith was a member of Piney Flats Baptist Church, Piney Flats. He was also a member of Zollicoffer Lodge 444, Bluff City, and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite and Jericho Shrine Temple. Survivors include his wife, Virginia L. Meredith of the home; one son, Frederick Meredith of Piney Flats; one daughter, Lynn Bennett of Franklin, Tenn.; two brothers, John Meredith of Alabama, and R.L. Meredith of Caryville, Tenn.; five grandsons, Scott Bennett, Mark Bennett, Joel Meredith, Joshua Meredith, Justin Meredith; one granddaughter, Kristen Meredith Bishop.; and three great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, Sarah Grace and Meredith Anne Bennett. Graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, from Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, with Dr. Allen Davis and Rev. Frederick Meredith officiating. Those who wish to attend the graveside are requested to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Active pallbearers will be selected from Mr. Meredith's grandsons and grandson-in- law, Joel Bishop. The family will receive friends Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, from 6 until 8 p.m. from the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Piney Flats Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 Cherry St., Piney Flats, TN 37686.

GRAVE MARKER

MEREDITH
WILLARD A. VIRGINIA C.
OCT. 30, 1912 FEB. 2, 1922
FEB. 2, 2002.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  3. [S11754] Obituary - Willard A. Meredith

Virginia Lynn "Lynn" Meredith1,2

F, #2549

Parents

FatherWillard A. Meredeth (b. 30 October 1912, d. 2 February 2002)
MotherVirginia Lee Carrier (b. 2 February 1922)
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S11758] Obituary - Willard Frederick "Fred" Meredith

Willard Frederick "Fred" Meredith1,2

M, #2550, b. 30 October 1946, d. 15 January 2009

Parents

FatherWillard A. Meredeth (b. 30 October 1912, d. 2 February 2002)
MotherVirginia Lee Carrier (b. 2 February 1922)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Willard Frederick "Fred" Meredith was born on 30 October 1946 in Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2 He and Jeni Williams were married about 1969.3 He died on 15 January 2009, at age 62, in Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2 He was buried in Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City, Sullivan Co., Tennessee.2
Willard Frederick "Fred" Meredith had reference number 2556. He was educated Graduated from Sullivan East High School and East Tennessee State University.3 He was a Worked for Fisher Scientific Company and the American Red Cross of Charlotte, North Carolina before being called in to the ministry (see obituary.)3 He resided in Piney Flats, Sullivan Co., Tennessee (2002.)4

OBITUARY - (Find-A-Grave)

Fred Meredith went to rest in the arms of Jesus.
He was a native of Bluff City, TN. He was a faithful and loving husband for 40 years and an exceptional father and grandfather.
He graduated from Sullivan East High School and ETSU. Frederick had a varied career; he worked for Fisher Scientific Company and the American Red Cross of Charlotte, NC before being called in to the ministry. Afterwards Frederick was the Vice President of Christian Believers United of Montreat, NC in addition to working on the staff of the Inn of the Last Resort in Franklin, NC. He was the U.S. Director of Education for the International Christian Embassy in Israel. He served as the Director of Chaplain Training for Raceway Ministries overseeing campground ministries. He was also a Volunteer Leader with the Rapid Response Team of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association where he was instrumental in staging relief for hurricane Katrina. He was one of the first non-governmental individuals allowed on campus following the VA Tech Massacre. His most recent ministry was as a chaplain with Amedisys Hospice in Elizabethton, TN for 5 years. Frederick loved people and was a compassionate and caring man, always willing to serve the body of Christ where needed. He was a gifted Bible teacher, and enjoyed teaching on servant-hood and educating the church concerning our debt to Israel and the Jewish People. His presence has made a marked influence on our community and he will be missed greatly by family and friends.
Preceding him in death was his father, Willard Meredith.
Surviving are his wife, Jeni Williams Meredith; his mother Virginia Lee Meredith and children; Kristen M. Bishop and husband Joel of Little Rock AR, Joel C. Meredith of Nashville, TN, Joshua F. Meredith and wife Laura of Huntersville, NC, and Justin Meredith of Piney Flats, TN; 4 grandchildren; sister, Lynn Bennett and husband Willis of Franklin, TN; cousins, Haynes Miller, Phyllis Eldridge, Connie Sisk, and Elizabeth Carrier; and 2 nephews Mark and Scott Bennett.

GRAVE MARKER

MEREDITH
JENI W. W. FREDERICK
FEB. 21, 1948 OCT. 30, 1946
JAN. 15, 2009.

Citations

  1. [S12019] Report on Henry Dewald and Family by Newland DeVault dated 1975, Source Medium: Book
  2. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  3. [S11758] Obituary - Willard Frederick "Fred" Meredith
  4. [S11754] Obituary - Willard A. Meredith