The Ancestors and Cousins of Tracy Lynn DeVault

Person Page 542

James Vance1

M, #13526, b. 25 February 1925, d. 18 February 2004
Pedigree Link

Family: Pauline Mamie Reeves (b. 21 January 1922, d. 14 February 1998)

SonRonnie Vance+

BASIC FACTS

James Vance was born on 25 February 1925.2 He died on 18 February 2004, at age 78.2 He was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles Co., California (Lakeview Mausoleum, Section 3, Lot B, Crypt 107.)2
James Vance had reference number 13794.

GRAVE MARKER

TOGETHER FOREVER
JAMES VANCE
FEB. 25, 1925 + FEB 18, 2004.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book

Ronnie Vance1

M, #13527

Parents

FatherJames Vance (b. 25 February 1925, d. 18 February 2004)
MotherPauline Mamie Reeves (b. 21 January 1922, d. 14 February 1998)
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Unknown Unknown1

F, #13528
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Child #1 Vance1

U, #13529

Parents

Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Child #2 Vance1

U, #13530

Parents

Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

John J. Reeves1,2

M, #13531, b. 4 June 1925, d. 16 June 1999

Parents

FatherJohn DeVault Reeves, Jr. (b. 7 January 1893, d. 2 April 1972)
MotherAnn "Annie" Hatcher (b. 15 September 1890, d. 30 December 1961)
Pedigree Link

Family: Elese "Peggy" Clouse (b. 1 October 1928, d. 5 December 2007)

DaughterPeggy Jane Reeves+
SonJim "Jimmy" Reeves
SonTeddy J. Reeves+ (b. 10 February 1949, d. 23 February 2000)

BASIC FACTS

John J. Reeves was born on 4 June 1925 in Tennessee.3,4 He died on 16 June 1999, at age 74, in Washington Co., Tennessee.3,1 He was buried in Monte Vista Burial Park, Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.5
John J. Reeves was also known as John DeVault Reeves, Jr.3,4 He had reference number 13799. His Social Security Number was 408-32-0775, issued Tennessee.6 He resided in Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.6 He was enumerated on the census in Washington County, Tennessee (1940.)

In June 1991, John survived a record number of bee stings. Papers in many states reported the incident.

The Tulsa World, June 10, 1991 - Dateline: Johnson City, Tennessee (AP)

A diabetic man was attacked by about 1,000 honeybees after he had an insulin attack and kicked a beehive, his wife said Sunday. The 66-year-old beekeeper, John Reeves, was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday. His condition was upgraded to satisfactory by Sunday ...
Reeves keeps the Italian honeybees as a hobby ... The insulin-dependent diabetic was attacked after he had an insulin reaction (his wife) said. "He started kicking, throwing his arms around and he kicked the bee hive, stirred up the bees. Naturally they're going to attack, any time you stir up bees," Mrs. Reeves said.
The ferocity of the attack in the Reeves' yard held off paramedics for 30 minutes. "They ... were aggressive," said assistant city fire chief, ... "When the paramedics tried to get near him, they would attack them."
The paramedics were the first to arrive and found Reeves on the ground near the hive. They donned protective clothing in an attempt to get to him, but the bees attacked. The paramedics called ... other fire fighters, who put on reflective aluminum suits and pulled Reeves to safety.
"His face was white with stingers. He was covered from head to toe. I've never seen that many bee stings on anybody. They were still flying around the ambulance and trying to get on us while we were loading him up."
... Three people worked for more than three hours pulling out stingers and still didn't get them all. Reeves was conscious when he was rescued. ... Virtually every part of Reeves' body was stung, including the inside of his mouth and throat, his eyes, ears, nose and extremities.
(The nurse) said, "I don't know how bad he was stung internally, but he vomited up quite a few bees, and one came out of his ear when they brought him in."
"Honeybees have been Reeves' hobby for 15 years and he has no plans to give them up," Mrs. Reeves said.

Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins wrote:

His cousins, May Joe and Rhoda Frances Craig, updated us often on his progress. He was on dialysis for awhile, and it was feared his kidneys would never function again, but he finally made a good recovery. I think this was the worst bee attack from which anyone had ever recovered.
The Craigs wrote in Dec 1991 that he was in the hospital for almost two months, but he had now completely recovered. "We call him, 'The Miracle Man.'"
In their 1996 Christmas Newsletter, the Craigs wrote: "This summer when we visited him one afternoon, he told us that he had been having trouble hearing, and finally when he became completely deaf, he went to the doctor. When the doctor washed his ears out, what would come out but 4 bees - after 5 years! - and he has them in a jar as proof!"
His diabetes is a common problem in his branch of the Reeves family. He is my second cousin; so for as I know, diabetes has not been inherited by any descendents of James Miller Reeves.
He died of kidney cancer 16 June 1999.

OBITUARY - Johnson City Press (TN) June 18, 1999:

JOHN J. REEVES
John J. Reeves, 74, 2949 Indian Ridge Road, died Wednesday, June 16, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain home.
Mr. Reeves was a lifelong Washington County resident and son of the late John D. and Annie Hatcher Reeves.
He was a World War II Army veteran, having served in the 143rd Infantry MDO-ETD.
Mr. Reeves retired from Burlington Industries after 44 years of service.
He attended 11-E Church of Christ.
Mr. Reeves was a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association.
He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elese "Peggy" Clouse Reeves; two sons, Ted Reeves, Johnson City, and Jim Reeves, Asheville, N.C.; one daughter, Peggy Stevens-Caven, Johnson City; one brother, Jack Reeves, Johnson City; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Morris-Baker (282-1521)

FUNERAL NOTICE - Johnson City Press (TN); June 18, 1999:

MORRIS-BAKER FUNERAL HOME
John J. Reeves
Funeral services for John J. Reeves, 74, of 2949 Indian Ridge Road, who died Wednesday, June 18, 1999 will be conducted 8:00 PM Friday, June 18, 1999 in the Morris-Baker North Chapel. Mr. Fred Smith and Mr. Jim Zachary will officiate. Graveside services will be 11 AM Saturday in the Monte Vista Burial Park. Those attending this service are asked to meet at the funeral home by `10:40 to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jason Stevens, Mark Reeves, Donny Collins, Darrin Calvin, Beryl Calvin and George Morelock. Honorary pallbearers are Jack Higgins, Jack Reeves, Ron Kent, Ronnie Ledford, Bud Kent, Horance Holtsinger, Bill Phillips, Junior Collins and Jim Jenkins. Mr. Reeves is survived by his wife, Elese "Peggy" Clouse Reeves; two sons, Ted Reeves, Johnson City and Jim Reeves, Asheville; daughter, Peggy Stevens-Cavin, Johnson City; brother, Jack Reeves, Johnson City; two grandsons, Mark Reeves and Jason Stevens, both of Johnson City; a grand-daughter, Tina Stevens-Collins, Johnson City; two great-grandchildren, twins Jeremy and Jonathan Collins. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 PM Friday and other times at the residence. Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue.

GRAVE MARKER

JOHN J Reeves
PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
JUN 4 1925 JUN 16 1999.

Citations

  1. [S3926] Death Records - Tennessee, Tennessee State Archives (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  2. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  3. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  4. [S2301] 1940 Census, Tennessee, Washington County
  5. [S4911] Funeral Notice - John DeVault Reeves, Jr
  6. [S12037] Social Security Death Index, Source Medium: Book

Elese "Peggy" Clouse1,2

F, #13532, b. 1 October 1928, d. 5 December 2007

Parents

Pedigree Link

Family: John J. Reeves (b. 4 June 1925, d. 16 June 1999)

DaughterPeggy Jane Reeves+
SonJim "Jimmy" Reeves
SonTeddy J. Reeves+ (b. 10 February 1949, d. 23 February 2000)

BASIC FACTS

Elese "Peggy" Clouse was born on 1 October 1928 in Tennessee.3 She died on 5 December 2007, at age 79, in Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.3
Elese "Peggy" Clouse had reference number 13800. She was a Dietary Administrator Assistant from North Side Hospital.4

OBITUARY - Find-A-Grave

Elese Reeves - JOHNSON CITY
Mrs. Elese Clouse Reeves, age 79, Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at the Johnson City Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Reeves was a native of Sparta, TN, and daughter of the late Garfield Elijah & Mary Eliza Holmes Clouse. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Reeves was also preceded in death by her husband, John Reeves; and one son, Ted Reeves.
She was a member of 11-E Church of Christ.
Mrs. Reeves was a retired Dietary Administrator Assistant from North Side Hospital.
Survivors include one son, Jim Reeves, Johnson City; one daughter and son-in-law, Peggy & Darren Cavin, Johnson City; one granddaughter, Tina Stevens-Collins and special grandson-in-law, Danny Collins, Limestone; two grandsons and special granddaughter-in-law, Jason & Joy Stevens and Mark Reeves, all of Johnson City; great-grandchildren, Jeremy & Jonathan Collins, Limestone, and Sarah Stevens, Johnson City; special sister-in-law, Commie Reeves, Johnson City; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2007, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Frank Johnson and Dr. David Freeman officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2007, at Monte Vista Burial Park.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.
Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association P.O. Box 918, Johnson City, TN 37605; or Arthritis Foundation, 210 25th Ave. N., Suite 523, Nashville, TN 37203.
Condolences may be sent to the Reeves family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN, 753-3821.

GRAVE MARKER

ELESE C. REEVES
LOVING WIFE AND MOTHER
OCT 1 1928.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S10473] Obituary - John J. Reeves
  3. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  4. [S9716] Obituary - Elese "Peggy" (Clouse) Reeves

Teddy J. Reeves1,2,3

M, #13533, b. 10 February 1949, d. 23 February 2000

Parents

FatherJohn J. Reeves (b. 4 June 1925, d. 16 June 1999)
MotherElese "Peggy" Clouse (b. 1 October 1928, d. 5 December 2007)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Teddy J. Reeves was born on 10 February 1949.2,3 He died on 23 February 2000, at age 51.4,2,3 He was buried in Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.2
Teddy J. Reeves had reference number 13801. He resided in Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee (1999.)5

GRAVE MARKER

IN LOVING MEMORY
TEDDY J. REEVES
1949 - 20000.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book
  3. [S12037] Social Security Death Index, Source Medium: Book
  4. [S9716] Obituary - Elese "Peggy" (Clouse) Reeves
  5. [S10473] Obituary - John J. Reeves

Anne Eggers1

F, #13534
Pedigree Link

Family: Teddy J. Reeves (b. 10 February 1949, d. 23 February 2000)

SonMark Reeves

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Mark Reeves1

M, #13535

Parents

FatherTeddy J. Reeves (b. 10 February 1949, d. 23 February 2000)
MotherAnne Eggers
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Peggy Jane Reeves1

F, #13536

Parents

FatherJohn J. Reeves (b. 4 June 1925, d. 16 June 1999)
MotherElese "Peggy" Clouse (b. 1 October 1928, d. 5 December 2007)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Peggy Jane Reeves and Jerry Stevens were married before 1999.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Jerry Stevens1

M, #13537
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Jerry Stevens and Peggy Jane Reeves were married before 1999.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Tina Stevens1

F, #13538

Parents

Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Jason Stevens1

M, #13539

Parents

Pedigree Link

Family: Joy Unknown

DaughterSarah Stevens

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Jim "Jimmy" Reeves1,2

M, #13540

Parents

FatherJohn J. Reeves (b. 4 June 1925, d. 16 June 1999)
MotherElese "Peggy" Clouse (b. 1 October 1928, d. 5 December 2007)
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S9716] Obituary - Elese "Peggy" (Clouse) Reeves

Jack Reeves1,2

M, #13541, b. 3 February 1928, d. 8 June 2009

Parents

FatherJohn DeVault Reeves, Jr. (b. 7 January 1893, d. 2 April 1972)
MotherAnn "Annie" Hatcher (b. 15 September 1890, d. 30 December 1961)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Jack Reeves was born on 3 February 1928 in Tennessee.3,2 He and Comey C. Rash were married before 2009. He died on 8 June 2009, at age 81, in Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.3,4 He was buried in Mountain Home National Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.4
Jack Reeves had reference number 13809. He resided in Route 3, Box 510, Johnson City, TN 37601 (1990, 1999.)1,5 His Social Security Number was 415-36-8476, issued: Tennessee, last residence: Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.3 World War II, U.S. Army, TEC4.4,6 He was a Technician at Klopman Mills (42 years.)4 He was enumerated on the census in Washington County, Tennessee (1940.)

Jack Reeves, 81, 2991 Indian Ridge Road, Johnson City, died Monday, June 8, 2009, in the Asbury Place.
Mr. Reeves was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City and was a son of the late John and Annie Hatcher Reeves.
He was an Army veteran of WW II and a retired technician at Klopman Mills with forty-two years of service.
He was a member of the East Unaka Christian Church.
Mr. Reeves took pleasure in tinkering on small engines, and especially enjoyed reading and word studies.
He was preceded in death by: his first wife Bobbie Reeves; two brothers, John Reeves and Joe Reeves; and one sister, Pauline Vance.
Survivors include: his wife, Comey C. Reeves of the home; a step-son, Gary and wife Sharon Rash of Newland, NC; two daughters, Lynette Poe and Sandra Cox, both of Johnson City; one son, Phillip Reeves of Elizabethton; ten grandchildren also survive.
The funeral service for Jack Reeves will be conducted at 7 PM Tuesday, June 9, 2009, in the Morris-Baker North Chapel. Dr. Wayne Emery will officiate.
A Private Family Service will be conducted on Tuesday afternoon at Morris-Baker.
The graveside service will be conducted at 10 AM Wednesday in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:50 AM Wednesday. Full Military Honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Boone Dam Post # 4933 V.F.W.

GRAVE MARKER

JACK
REEVES
TEC4
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
FEB 3 1929
JUN 8 2009
I WILL CHERISH
OUR MEMORIES.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S2301] 1940 Census, Tennessee, Washington County
  3. [S12037] Social Security Death Index, Source Medium: Book
  4. [S10253] Obituary - Jack Reeves
  5. [S10473] Obituary - John J. Reeves
  6. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book

Bobbie Wilson1

F, #13542, d. DECEASED
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Bobbie Wilson died DECEASED.2
Bobbie Wilson had reference number 13810.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S10253] Obituary - Jack Reeves

Comey C. Rash1

F, #13543
Pedigree Link

Family: Jack Reeves (b. 3 February 1928, d. 8 June 2009)

DaughterSandra Reeves
DaughterLynette Reeves
SonPhillip Reeves

BASIC FACTS

Comey C. Rash and Jack Reeves were married before 2009.

Citations

  1. [S10253] Obituary - Jack Reeves

Sandra Reeves1

F, #13544

Parents

FatherJack Reeves (b. 3 February 1928, d. 8 June 2009)
MotherComey C. Rash
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Lynette Reeves1

F, #13545

Parents

FatherJack Reeves (b. 3 February 1928, d. 8 June 2009)
MotherComey C. Rash
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Phillip Reeves1

M, #13546

Parents

FatherJack Reeves (b. 3 February 1928, d. 8 June 2009)
MotherComey C. Rash
Pedigree Link

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins

Joe Sensabaugh Reeves1,2

M, #13547, b. 19 February 1930, d. 6 August 1940

Parents

FatherJohn DeVault Reeves, Jr. (b. 7 January 1893, d. 2 April 1972)
MotherAnn "Annie" Hatcher (b. 15 September 1890, d. 30 December 1961)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Joe Sensabaugh Reeves was born on 19 February 1930 in Washington Co., Tennessee.1,3 He died on 6 August 1940, at age 10, in Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.1,3 He was buried in Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.4
Joe Sensabaugh Reeves had reference number 13815. He was enumerated on the census in Washington County, Tennessee (1940.)

GRAVE MARKER

IN LOVING MEMORY
JOE S. REEVES
SEPT. 19, AUG. 6,
1930 1940.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S2301] 1940 Census, Tennessee, Washington County
  3. [S3924] Death Records - Tennessee "Tennessee, Death Records, 1914 - 1955" (LDS)
  4. [S4861] Find A Grave (Internet), Source Medium: Book

Rhoda Frances Craig1,2,3

F, #13548, b. 6 March 1920, d. 9 April 1997

Parents

FatherRoland C. Craig (b. 7 October 1889, d. 30 March 1966)
MotherJulia Love "Love" Reeves (b. 28 May 1897, d. 27 February 1986)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

Rhoda Frances Craig was born on 6 March 1920 in Tennessee.1,2 She died on 9 April 1997, at age 77.1 She was buried in Sinking Spring Cemetery, Abingdon, Washington Co., Virginia.
Rhoda Frances Craig had reference number 13816. She was a Taught business.1 Her Social Security Number was 230-30-0217, issued Virginia.4 She resided in Abingdon, Washington Co., Virginia (last years.)4 She was enumerated on the census in Washington County, Virginia (1930, 1940.) Rhoda had suffered many years with rheumatoid arthritis, but continued to participate in most of their usual activities in spite of her severe physical limitations.

May Joe Craig wrote:

I used the same tape we used at Mother's funeral, with Mother on the banjo, Rhoda on the piano, and Bill McCall on the guitar and singing "Whispering Hope." ... I heard from more than 1100 persons, who either came to the funeral home, the funeral, or to the house, brought food, sent flowers, made memorial contributions or sent cards.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S1975] 1930 Census, Virginia, Washington County
  3. [S2324] 1940 Census, Virginia, Washington County
  4. [S12037] Social Security Death Index, Source Medium: Book

May Joe Craig1,2,3

F, #13549, b. 6 July 1921, d. 6 June 2014

Parents

FatherRoland C. Craig (b. 7 October 1889, d. 30 March 1966)
MotherJulia Love "Love" Reeves (b. 28 May 1897, d. 27 February 1986)
Pedigree Link

BASIC FACTS

May Joe Craig was born on 6 July 1921 in Johnson City, Washington Co., Tennessee.1,2,4 She died on 6 June 2014, at age 92, in Abingdon, Washington Co., Virginia.4 She was buried in Knollkreg Memorial Park, Abingdon, Washington Co., Virginia.4
May Joe Craig had reference number 13817. She was a Taught school; finance director and clerk of the Washington County, Virginia, School Board.1,4 She was enumerated on the census in Washington County, Virginia (1930, 1940.) She resided in Moved to Abingdon, Washington Co., Virginia in 1925.4 She was educated Graduate of King College and furthered her education at Mary Washington College.4

OBITUARY - Johnson City Press, June 13th, 2014 10:20 pm

Miss May Joe Craig, age 92, a well-known resident of Abingdon, died Friday evening, June 6, 2014, at Grace Healthcare Center, Abingdon.
She was born July 6, 1921, in Johnson City, TN, the second child of Roland C. Craig, a former mayor of Abingdon who died in 1966, and Julia Love Reeves Craig, who died in 1986. She had resided in Abingdon since moving with her family in 1925. She was a graduate of King College and furthered her education at Mary Washington College.
She was a member of Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church for more than 80 years. As a dedicated member of the church she had served as an elder multiple times, was active in the circle and also in the Presbyterian Women.
Miss Craig retired in 1983 as the Finance Director and Clerk of the Washington County, VA, School Board. She was a member of the Washington County Retired Teachers, Abingdon Business and Professional Women’s Club, Alpha Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, King College Alumni Association, board of the Abingdon Senior Center, where she had served as band director for the Rock of Ages Band. She was active in the Abingdon Rotary Club and was the former publisher of their newsletter “The Grease Gun” for many years.
Later in her life she was responsible for the relocation of the Duncanville One Room School House and also for obtaining the furnishings that are housed there today.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved sister, Rhoda Frances Craig, in 1997.
She is survived by family, Jackie Lyons and her family, several other cousins and family members in the Abingdon, Knoxville, TN, Kingsport, TN, and Johnson City, TN, areas also survive.
Funeral services will be held 11 o’clock a.m., Wednesday morning, June 18, in Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church with Pastor Tim Reynolds and the Rev. Robert Tolar, Jr. officiating.
Graveside service and burial will follow in Knollkreg Memorial Park for family and friends.
There will be no formal visitation held prior to services.
Honorary pallbearers will be elders and members of Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church, members of Abingdon Rotary Club, members and board of directors of Abingdon Senior Center, and her close friends.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church, 136 E. Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210; or Abingdon Senior Center, 300 Senior Drive, Abingdon, VA, 24210 in her name.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.frostfuneralhome.com
Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 E. Main Street, Abingdon, is honored to serve the family of Miss Craig.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S1975] 1930 Census, Virginia, Washington County
  3. [S2324] 1940 Census, Virginia, Washington County
  4. [S11034] Obituary - May Joe Craig

Elizabeth Fleming Ramsey1

F, #13550, b. 1832, d. 1864
Pedigree Link

Family: Newton Alexander Patterson (b. 28 March 1827, d. 27 April 1910)

DaughterAnna Cora "Coco" Patterson+
SonEdward Lucien Patterson (b. 28 August 1856, d. after 1867)

BASIC FACTS

Elizabeth Fleming Ramsey was born in 1832.2 She died in 1864, at age ~32.2
Elizabeth Fleming Ramsey had reference number 13818.

Citations

  1. [S2722] Book: Ancestral Sketches by LeRoy Reeves and the Family of Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin by Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins
  2. [S4754] Email from Willie Reeves Hardin Bivins dated May 2, 2001