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WHITE, Gracie, d/o James and Mary White, b: Dec 4 1921 d: Jul 23 1973, md: Cody NEWSOME, Dec 12 1939; 5 boys one girl: Ezra of Hurricane, WVa; Eugene of Lenore, WVa; Philmore, Mike and Gary all of Dunkirk, Indiana; Wanda Scott of Ocala, Fla; also leaves brothers and sisters: Johnny, Daniel and Ollie all of Lenore WVa; James A. of Virginia; Frank of Borderland, WVa; and Otellia, Norma and Mary of Lenore, WVa; deceased: one brother and two sisters: Joseph and Zella White and Edna Mae Smith. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist. Written by her sister, Otellia Lackey and her son, Eugene

WILLIAMSON, Elon O., d/o the late Rev Mont and Tempia (Francis) Williamson, b: Dec 6 1901 at Varney, Ky d: Aug 1 1973; md: Troy T. FRANCIS, Dec 25 1916 at Varney, Ky; 5 boys one girl, two sons and her husband are deceased; leaving her children: Donald Augustine of Varney, Ky; Lacy M. Francis of Turkey Creek, Ky; Richard of Williamson, WVa; and Mary Tempia Caines of Columbus, Ohio; also 2 sisters: Charity Lee and Bell Francis both of Varney, Ky; one half sister, Mary Tompson of South Williamson, Ky. Member of the Pilgrim's Home Church of Old Regular Baptist.

WILLIAMSON, Elzie, d/o the late Taulby and Mary Ann (Ray) Williamson, b: Feb 14 1919 d: at age 54 yrs, 2 mos, and 25 days; md: Twyman FRANCIS, Feb 21 1936; 4 boys 3 girls, one son, J. T. Francis deceased; leaving: Rose Mary Clark, Euglena Lea Johnson, Haskel Darrel Francis and Lewis Taulby Francis all of Chicago, IL; bonnie Sue Hinkle, Grand Forks ND; Lonnie Dale Francis and Christopher Allen Francis of Aflax, Ky; a sister and a brother, Elia Williamson and Wallace Clayton Williamson, deceased; leaving sisters: Nancy Blackburn, Maxie Clevinger, and Claudia Williamson all of Varney, Ky. Member of the Pilgrim's Church of Old Regular Baptist since Oct 1949.

ADAIR, Nancy, d/o Rebecca (Adair) Grubb and James Adair, b: Apr 25 1923 at Delbarton, WVa; d: Jan 29 1972; md: Mike ROWLANDS, 5 boys 2 girls: Mike, Jr, Paul, Jimmy, Henry and Tammy, all of West Wyoming, Penn; Rebecca of Ravenswood, WVa; and one son, Alan, deceased; also leaves brothers and sister: Tommy Adair, Oklawaha, Fla; Johnny Adair, Ocala, Fla; Henry Adair, Sacramento, Calif; George of LaMirada Calif; and Maudie Mahorn of Raveswood, WVa; 2 brothers deceased: Albert Adair and Clarance Grubb. Joined the Church of Old Regular Baptist at Delbarton, WVa on Jul 6 1952, and was baptized by Rev. Tommy Adair. Written by her mother, Rebecca Grubb

STEPP, Carrie, d/o Marion and Jane (Lowe) Stepp, b: Aug 16 1880, Pike Co., Ky; d: Dec 19 1972; 1st md: Henry MAY, deceased; one child, Lena May Bevins; 2nd md: M. B. ROMANS; 7 children, 3 deceased, leaving: Jane Hankins, Alice Stepp, HOpe Lowe, Kermit Romans. Member of the Mary Elizabeth Church of Old Regular Baptist

GIBSON, Elizabeth, d/o the late William and Rose Ann (Maynard) Gibson, b: Feb 20 1900 d: Jan 10 1973; md: the late Leonard CLEVINGER, 6 children, 2 deceased, leaving: Henry of Williamson, WVa; Andrew of Canada, Ky; Malcom of Varney, Ky; and Donald Lee of Sidney, Ky; one brohter, Roland T. Gibson; one sister, Ora Pierce and one half brother, Frank Gibson, Pikeville, Ky. Member of the Pilgrim's Home Church of Old Regular Baptist, and was baptized on Aug 29 1943 by Rev. Basil Robinette and Rudolph Sesco.

WILLIAMSON, Fines, b: Mar 11 1911 d: Mar 18 1973, s/o the late Jonah and Vicie (Ray) Williamson; he leaves a sister, Effie McGuire, of Varney Ky; a brother, Troy Williamson of Port Huron, Mich; and a half sister, Glays Sartin, Laura, Ky; 2 whole sisters and a half brother deceased: Elsie Burchette, Elkie Sartin and Harrison Hale. Member of the Pilgrim's Home Church of Old Regular Baptist, Sep 24 1966.

GOFF, Minnie, d/o Jim and Elizabeth (Blackburn) Goff, b: May 25 1905 d: May 29 1973, md: Talby CURRY, Jan 3 1924; 11 children; she leaves 5 daughters: Gladys Young and Alice Pinson of Sidney, Ky; Saron Justice of Canada, Ky; Eleanor Holmes and Nolice Stafford of Detroit Mich; 6 boys: Jim and Fred Curry of Hatfield, Ky; Bobby Gene of Sidney Ky; Carl and Joe Curry and Talby Curry of Detroit, Mich; also leaves 3 sisters: Myrtle Scott of Ohio; Inice Stepp of Hatfield, Ky; and Ethel Walters of Turkey Creek, Ky. Member of the Pilgrim's Church of Old Regular Baptist, 1948, and was baptized by Rev. Harrison Bevins.

MUNCY, Bud I., b: Aug 9 1891 Martin Co, Ky; d: Jul 24 1973, s/o the late Samson and Nancy (Maynard) Muncy; md: Wilda ROBINETTE, Aug 17 1916; 11 children, one deceased, leaving: Ethel Dawson, Gladys Chapman, Ida Miller, Bob Muncy, Silas Muncy, and Lloyd Muncy all of Ohio; Joe Muncy of Norfolk, Va; Gertrude Dorton and Florence Sartin of Ky; he was preceded in death by one son, Paul. Member of the Pilgrim's Home Church of Old Regular Baptist, 1951.

DESKINS, Loren, Sr. b: Oct 18 1897 Pike Co., Ky d: Sep 8 1973, s/o the late Jack and Kate (Ford) Deskins; md: America SMITH; 10 children, 2 deceased; leaving 2 boys 6 girls: Orville, Loren, Jr, Ruby Deskins, Pearl Hunt and Christine Gannon all of Meta, Ky; Jeweline Ball, Phelps, Ky; Garnet Young, Pikevile, Ky; and Opal Coleman of Huddy, Ky; 2 sisters: Dixie Pitts of Williamson, WVa; and Myrtle Carter of Mich; 2 half brothers: Ira and Rush Deskins both of California; 2 half sisters: Bessie Mosley of Maryland and Nannie Deskins, Chatteroy, WVa. Member of the Bent Branch Church of Old Regular Baptist for 37 years.

LOWE, Fred Lawton, b: Dec 15 1917 d: Jul 19 1973, s/o Rev. Lark and Ellen (Young) Lowe; md: Hazel REED, Jun 27 1936; 2 children: Peggy Webb, Chesapeake, Ohio and Lark Lowe of Elyria, Ohio; 5 brothers and 4 sisters: Frank and John of both Anthony, Fla; Willis and Avery B. both of Turkey Creek, Ky; Benn of Lenore, WVa; Bessie Allen and Sarah Hazel Reed both of Turkey Creek, Ky; Mary McClure, Columbus, Ohio, and Sally Polly of Hardy, Ky. Memeber of the Church of Old Regular Baptist at Turkey Creek, Ky.

MARCUM, Georgia Ann, d/o Levi and Nancy (Smith) Maynard, b: Dec 3 1921 d: May 12 1973 md: Joseph CHILDMER, Jun 17 1944; 11 children: Betty Swearinger of Sparr, Fla; Carl Lee of Denver, Colorado; Mae Nichols of Etta, Tenn; Romaine Sanders of Ocala, Fla; Nancy Smith of Ocala Fla; Josephine, Darbane, Edwin, Tenna and Larry all of Citra, Fla; a step daughter, Sue Hukeil of New Britain, Conn; 3 step sons: Thomas and Jay of Bonifay, Fla, and Wayne of Hartford, Conn; 2 brothers: Burley Maynard, Turkey Creek, Ky; and Rell Maynard of Hatfield, Ky; a sister, Nellie Spillman of Ocala, Fla; and her husband, Citra, Fla. Member of the Turkey Creek Church of Old Regular Baptist, Apr 1946, and was baptized by Rev. Ernest Runyon and Lewis Marcum.

DAMRON, Joel, s/o Solomon King and Julina (Coleman) Damron, b: Apr 3 1886 d: Jan 15 1971; md: Altie POTTER, Apr 21 1915; 8 children, 2 children and his wife deceased; leaving: Loraine Case, Chester, Kenneth Ray and Ross T. Damron, all of Elkhorn City, Ky; Edwin of Tampa Fla; Robert Eugene of Inglewood, Calf; 2nd md: Birtha RAMSEY, Nov 15 1949, 7 step children: Dallas Ramsey, Johnsie Potter, Juanita Bartley, Johnnie Ramsey all of Ash Camp Ky; Clayton Ramsey Bristol, Tenn; Francis Taylor of Wise Va; and Lou Verne Viers of Roseville, Mich. Member of the Sulpur Springs Church of Old Regular Baptist.

CHILDERS, Edwin, s/o Ulan and Agnes (Branham) Childers, b: Mar 15 1942 d: Sep 25 1971 at the National Institute of Health at Bethesda Maryland; leaves his wife, Pauline, 2 daughters, Edwina age 8; Sabrina age 3, and Bryan Thomas age 5, his parents, a sister, Kaye Dorton and brother, Terry Dean Childers, also his grandparents, Myara and Troy Branham, uncles and aunts, James Branham, Tivis Branham and Billie Branham, Everett Childers, Charlie Childers, Bevin Childers, Jr., and L. E. Childers; 6 aunts, Synthia Williams, Goldia Wells, Martha Stevens, Myrtle Bentley, Marie Lester, Ruby Caudill and Dolly Derry. Joined the Pine Grove Church of Old Regular Baptist at Lookout, Ky, Jun 1970.

HALL, Princess, d/o Joseph and Dora Elizabeth (Fuller) Hall, deceased; b: Sep 13 1910 d: Feb 27 1967; md: Elbert FULLER, Oct 16 1931; 4 children: Annalene Fuller, Ronald Gene Fuller and Shirley Daugherty; one daughter, Dollie Jean Fuller died in infancy; she raised two step daughters: Mrs. Erma Edith Wood and Mrs. Ollie Mae Bartley; also leaves 3 sisters: Gracie Camp, Bertha Bryant and Leanza Mullins, one brother, Esaw Hall, one brother, Mitchell d: Aug 15 1972; he was deacon of the Little Angel Church of Old Regular Baptist in Columbus, Ohio. She never joined a church.

FULLER, Elbert, b: Jul 4 1906 d: Jun 3 1971, s/o John and Martha Jane Fuller; md: Bell RASNICK, later divorced; two girls: Erma Edith Wood and Ollie Mae Bartley, 2nd md: Princess Hall, Oct 16 1931; 4 children (see above obit); he leaves one brother, Rev. Luther Fuller; one brohter and two sisters deceased: Leander Fuller and Nervie French and Rosetta Green.

TACKETT, Preston, s/o green and Ruthie (Newsome) Tackett, b: Feb 2 1883 Floyd Co., Ky; d: at age 88 yrs, 8 mos and 7 days; 1st md: Della Sturgill; 2 children; his wife and one daughter deceased; 2nd md: Nannie HALL, Feb 21 1925; 4 children: Earl of Waynedotte, Ky; Onis of Pikeville, Ky; Arnold of Hurricane Creek; Della of Beckley WVa; 4 step children: Mrs. Sarah D. Hall; Mrs. Stella D. Daniels, Mrs. Linda D. Elkins; and Cecil Damron all of Hurricane, Ky; also 2 brothers, Sheridan Tackett of Harold Ky; Ben Tackett of Stanville, Ky; one sister, Angie Damron of Hurricane Creek, Ky. Member of the Laura Church of Old Regular Baptist, Jun 7 1971, baptized by Rev. Bill and Green Hall.

MARTIN, Wiley Reuel, b: Jun 19 1882 Pike Co., Ky d: Aug 4 1971; md: Nebozie CHURCH, Jun 7 1907; leaves, 4 sons: Osell, Bernice, Marvin and Reuel; 3 girls: Miss Evealine Martin, Elnora Munn and Lavetta Coleman. He lived in Greeup County for the past 57 years.

VIERS, Fonnie Homer, b: Jul 1 1937 d: May 3 1972; md: Selve Jean OWENS, May 16 1958; 3 boys one girl: Burnis Brent Viers, Allen fayne, Fonnie Jason and Etta Jean Viers all at home; s/o David and Maxie Viers (deceased); one brother Tivis Carl Viers of Wheaton, Maryland; 2 sisters: Birtie Childress of Gaithersburg, Maryland; and Delcy Altizer of Grundy Va; also 6 half brothers. He was working for Wagman's Construction Co, in Wilmington, Delaware, when he had stuck by a Crane, it crushed his spine and broke his neck.

FARMER, Cecil, s/o Noah Farmer and Almeda Swiney; b: May 13 1906 d: Aug 16 1972; md: Julia RATLIFF, Mar 24 1927; 11 children, 6 deceased. Member fo the Church of Old Regular Baptist, Sept 10 1939, baptized by Rev. James Green.

RIFE, Louise, d/o Jimmy and Louine Rife, b: 1892 d: Jan 31 1972; md: Alex BAKER (d: Feb 15 1956; leaves 4 boys and 2 girls: Edgar, Andrew, Calvin, Stuart Baker, Martha Hilton, Lucy Lee. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist.

BEVINS, Lillian "Sis", b: Dec 26 1893 d: Apr 12 1972; md: David DANIELS; one son 3 girls, her son, Foster Daniels was killed in action in WWII. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist at Beefide.

BRANHAM, Nancy, b: Jan 14 1882 d: Jun 8 1971; d/o Bill and Eliza Branham; md: Henry HALL, Jul 27 1897; 14 children; 4 deceased; leaving 5 girls and 5 boys. Joined the Church of Old Regular Baptist 43 years ago.

OWENS, Vernon Lawrence, s/o Henry and Snoda OWENS, b: Sep 28 1945 d: Aug 18 1972; he leavces his parents, 4 sisters: Roxie Jackson, Vonda Church, Susie and Hilda at home; 2 brothers: Pillip and Burlin; 4 half brothers: John Henry Owens, Doley, Trinkle and Doc, 4 half sisters: Imel, Stella, Opal and Selve. He served two years in the U.S. Army.

BOGGS, Rev. William Albert, b: Nov 2 1892 d: Jun 21 1972; he leaves his wife, 3 sons, Dennis and Cecil of South Shore, Melvin of Girard, Ohio; one son, Cecil. Written by his wife, Zelma Boggs

KINNEY, Maxie, b: Dec 23 1910 d: age 60; d/o Bill and Edna Kinney; md: Cecil Deboard, Sep 1926; 9 children, she leaves her husband and 7 children. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist for 22 years.

HAMPTON, Floyd, b: Nov 23 1910 at Millstone, Ky; d: Mar 8 1972; s/o Leander and Sarah (McCray) Hampton; md: Anna HALL, Jun 11 1933; 9 children, one boy deceased in infancy; leaving, his oldest son, L. J. Hampton, Chicago, ILL; Danis Hampton, Stanton, Ky; Norman Eugene Hampton, and JOyce Ann Mullins, Chicago, ILL; Claude Hamapton, Waylend, Tenn; Benjamin, Darrell and Bonita Sue Hampton remain at home in Puncheon, Ky; one brother, Luther Hampton.

JUSTICE, Sylvania Layne, d/o Ples and Vicotia Justice, b: Oct 14 1891 d: Jan 30 1972; md: Alfred LAYNE, Feb 17 1914, 8 children, her husband and 2 children deceased, leaving one son, Alonzo Layne; 5 girls: Faris Slone, Ressie Hess, Lurcie Hess, Ocie Harris, and Exie Harris; 2nd md: Rufus PINION, 1941; 3 step daughters, Precilla Thacker, Bernie Slone, Alice Chapman; 3 step sons, Garland, Irland, and Johnny Pinion. Member of the Cedar Bottom Church of Old Regular Baptist, 1919.

SMALLWOOD, Sopha, d/o Harve and Maulda (Baker) Smallwood, b: Mar 3 1885 d: Mar 16 1971; 1st md: Albert MULLINS, 3 children; 2nd md: Cleveland BEVERLEY; 3 children, she leaves, Walter Mullins, Gusta Yates, Mrs. Effie Elkins, and Earsel Beverly. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist.

FLEMING, Robert Emmitt, b: Jun 17 1875 d: Apr 24 1971; md: Rose COLLEY, 1897 (deceased); 6 sons: Ireland, Earl, Curtis, Ralph, and Tim Fleming, all of Clintwood, Va; and two sons deceased, Ayers Fleming and Lawrence Fleming; 3 girls: Pearl Fleming (deceased), leaving, Clarice Rowlett of Bristol, Va; Marie Sutherland of Baltimore, Maryland; Patty Swecker of Baltimore Maryland; one sister, Mary Wallen Felts of Roanoke, Va; 2nd md: Mary Jane MULLINS, deceased; 3rd md: Ollie May Adams; 4th md: Rose Coasten who survives. Joined the Church of Old Regular Baptist, Nov 8 1947, and was baptized by Rev. Joe Jones.

DEEL, Beulah Bee, d/o Moses and Emily E. Deel, her parents and one brother deceased; b: Mar 23 1909 d: Dec 5 1971; md: Joshua P. DEEL, Oct 24 1924; 3 children, Lonza Deel, Clintwood, Va; Alta Deel and Ilene Willis both of Haysi, Va. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist, and was baptized by Rev. D. C. Church on Aug 4 1929. Written by her brother, Floyd M. Deel, her sister, Ida M. Hunt

HILL, Carsie, b: Sep 9 1918 d: at age 52 yrs, 11 mons and 13 days old; md: DEEL, Apr 22 1936; 3 girls: Shelby Jean Blankenship, Carol Hurley and Fayetta Phillips; 4 sons, Raymond, Jackie, Roger, and James Sammy Deel; 3 sisters: Rosie, Mae, and Mary; one half siter, Doris; 3 brothers: Corbett, Marvin, and Auty, 4 half brohters: Finis, Earl, Mack, and Darrell. Joined the Church of Old Regular Baptist, Oct 13 1951.

MULLINS, Basil, b: Nov 18 1900 d: Dec 5 1971, s/o Malissa Mullins who died 40 years ago; md: Julie ELSWICK, one daughter, Jean Dixon; 2nd md: Geneva MITCHELL, he served in WWI in combat duty in France in 1917-1918.

MULLINS, John A., s/o Isom and Rachel (Hamilton) Mullins, b: Jun 7 1889 d: Aug 4 1972; md: America Elizabeth CRABTREE, Mar 2 1912; 6 boys 6 girls; Esley, Otto, Edeson (deceased), Johnny F., Jewell Dempsy, Bobby S. (deceased), 6 girls: Carnegia Mullins, Irene Stanley, Vondlee Murphy, and Viva Peak; one sister, Allie Rose. Joined the Georges Fork Church of Old Regular Baptist, May 1944. Written by his son-in-law, Clyde F. Peak

HOPKINS, Angeline, d/o the late Sanford and Nancy (Adkins) Hopkins; b: Feb 5 1886 Pike Co., Ky; d: Apr 22 1972; md: the late George W. POWELL, Mar 26 1908; 9 children, one girl, Oma Nana, deceased, leaving, 6 girls: Vesta Woody, Shelby Gap, Ky; Verna Spaulding, Denver, Colorado; Hannah Newsome, Cornettesville, Ky; Maxie Chapman, Jenkins, Ky; Eva Mullins, Dorton, Ky and Alice Mullins of River View, Mich; and 2 sons: George W. Powell, Jr, River View, Mich; Sanford Allen of Shelby Gap Ky; and one step son, Emmet Powell of Greasy Creek, Ky. Member of the Old Elkhorn Church of Old Regular Baptist.

BARTLEY, Maxie, d/o Albert and Victoria (Woods) Bartley, d: Aug 28 1972 at the Jenkins Hospital, Jenkins, Ky; md: William BREEDLOVE d: Apr 30 1972; children: Thelma, Helen and Kinney. Joined the Church of Old Regular Baptist, Jan 17 1953.

HILL, James Winfield, b: May 4 1926 d: Dec 8 1971, s/o Alvin and Lillie Hill; md: the late Maxie SYKES; one girl: Lois Marie Hill. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist, Mar 1966, and was baptized by Rev. Freeling Yates.

RASNICK, Rozina, b: Oct 19 1885 at Nora, Va in Dickenson County, Va d: Jan 15 1972; d/o Elijah and Pheobe Rasnick; md: Joe NEECE, Jan 1901; 6 boys 7 girls, 6 deceased, leaving, 5 boys and 2 girls. Member of the Sandy Ridge Church of Old Regular Baptist. Written by her sister, Mrs. W. L. Counts, Coeburn, Va

DEEL, Alex H., b: Dec 13 1884 d: Oct 19 1970, s/o Alexander and Hettie (Viers) Deel, he was the youngest of 5 children; md: Margaret A. DEEL; 2 boys 6 girls, one son and one girl deceased.

HILL, Armis Kenneth, s/o John and Nannie Lee Hill; b: Sep 15 1925 at Haysi, Va d: Jan 1 1970; md: Eula BLANKENSHIP, Apr 3 1946; 6 girls: Nannie Maye Edwards, Elizabeth Sue Phillips, Patricia Ann Fields, Charlotte Jean Edwards, Jacqueline Hill, Michelle Denise Hill; 2 sons: Armis Kenneth, Jr; and Jeffrey Warren Hill; 2nd md: Lola YATES; no children; also leaves, 5 brothers and 3 sisters.

DEEL, Perry, s/o the late Clarence and Rosa Deel, b: Aug 29 1914 d: Feb 12 1972; md: Emma CHILDRESS, Jul 8 1937; 8 boys 4 girls; 3 died in infancy and one son when grown, Darrel, who was killed in an automobile accident in Maryland on Apr 1968; leaving, his wife, Emma, 5 sons: Billy Carl, Jerry Donald, Jimmy Roger, William Jackie, and Thomas Gary; 3 girls: Betty Jean, Patricial Gail and Sandra; also leaves one brother, Shermal; 3 sisters: Gertrude Osborne, and Zona Jones of Elkton, Maryland; and Ollie Looney of Vansant.

HALL, Noah, b: Nov 30 1888 d: Jan 2 1972; md: Mary Alice HAMAILTON, 5 boys 3 girls: Alex and Green Hall of Galveston, Ky; Ermel of Virgie, Ky; Claude of Michigan, Pat of Virgie, Ky; Lilly and America and Rosa Hall of Gavleston, Ky, also leaves, one brother and one sister, 3 half brohters and 3 half sisters. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist.

SLONE, Bernice, b: Apr 16 1910 d/o Willie and Nora (Meade) Slone; md: Jonas FLEMING, at Whitesburg, Ky on Dec 11 1929; Jonas b: Oct 22 1889 d: Oct 31 1970 s/o Melvin and Eveline Fleming, she leaves her mother, one son, Harry Lee Fleming; 2 girls: Nell Owens, and Janice Rowlett; 3 stepsons, Jay M., Palmer and Harold Fleming; one step daughter, Blanche Bowman, one brother, Al Stone; 3 sisters, Joan Hunneycutt, Myrtle Fleming, and Alpha Hensley.

MARTIN, Fred J., s/o the late Robert and Sarah (Ratliff) Martin, b: Apr 5 1890 at Pike Co., Ky; d: Mar 18 1972 at the Methodist Hospital in Pikeville, Ky; md: Feb 17 1943, Annie, 4 girls: Mrs. Oma Ratliff and Mrs. Agnes Martin both of Elkhorn City, Ky; Mrs. Willard Belcher of Coeburn, Va; Mrs. Arnold Estep of Knoxville, Tenn; 3 sons: Fred, Jr., and Robert Martin both of Elkhorn City, Ky; Ray of Albuqueque, NM; one step son, Lloy Edmond of Elkhorn City, Ky; one step daughter, Mrs. Von Church of St. Petersburg, Fla; one sister, Mrs. Deeley Childers, of Elkhorn City, Ky. He was a retired Merchant and Carpenter. Member of the Sulphur Springs Church of Old Regular Baptist.

GARRETT, Lilburn C., b: May 11 1883 d: Jan 16 1972, s/o James Monroe and Nannie Garrett; md: Sarah Jane COMBS, May 1908 b: Jul 29 1888 d: Jun 19 1971 d/o Riley and Margarette Combs ; 11 children, his wife and 2 daughters deceased. Buried on Dorton Creek.

LEWIS, Sallie, b: Nov 6 1880 d: Jun 17 1967 d/o William Henry and Mary Lewis; md: John Beal SANDERS, Sep 5 1896; 13 children, one deceased. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist. Written by her daughter, Gaynell Wheatley

HOPKINS, Theodore Roosevelt, s/o Soloman and Vie (Swindall) Hopkins, b: Feb 14 1902, Virgie, Ky; d: Sep 25 1967; md: the former Mattie BEVINS, 3 boys: Kermit, Glenn, and Herbert all of Wise, Va; 2 girls: Agnes Taylor, Jacksonville, Arkansas; and Gloria Jean Barret of Middletown, Ohio. He had been a merchant in Wise Co since 1945. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist since 1923.

BELCHER, John Edgar, b: Apr 1 1900 d: May 26 1972, Pikeville, Ky; s/o Amon and Lou Emma (Clevinger) Belcher; md: Emma RAMEY, Jan 25 1921; 12 children, 3 deceased, 2 infants and one son; leaving 3 sons, Edward of Jacksonville, Fla; Homer of Huntington park, Calif; 6 girls: Clara Phillips, Belcher, Ky; Mary Bartley, Peggy Davis, Madyln Johnson, Helena Johnson, Reable Gay Thompson all of Jacksonville, Fla.

SWINEY, Bessie, b: Apr 28 1901 d: May 4 1972; d/o Basil and Francis Swiney, md: George CANTRELL; 7 children, one son, James deceased; leaving Charles of Ft. Thomas, Ky; Gladys Huffman of Venters, Ky; and Nancy Sawyers and Phyllis Cure both of Elkhorn City, Ky; 2 sisters, Mrs. Frank Smith of Ashland, Ky; and Mrs. Adam Puckett of Vansant, Va. Member of the Sulphur Springs Church of Old Regular Baptist.

COLLEY, Campbell Slemp, b: Jan 28 1882 at Birchleaf, Va s/o Jasper S. and Margaret (Sutherland) Colley, b: Jan 28 1882 at Birchleaf, Va; md: Nancy Palmyra DAVIS d/o Wiley and Winnie (Kilgore) Davis, Aug 29 1901 at Norland, Va; 10 children, Lora, Edna, Imagene, Ferris and Veldon, deceased are 5 sons: Thelmer, Glenn, Donald, Shelton, and Campbell Slemp, Jr. He was a retired school teacher, also connected with Civil Service for several years and served as a lawman for the Government for a number of years, also a county deputy, he d: Apr 15 1972.

WEST, Alf, b: Apr 25 1873 d: Jul 1 1971; md: Dixie SMITH (d: 1961); he leaves 2 children, Lafie West of Huddy, Ky; and Lula Smith of Sidney, Ky. He was a member and deacon of the Lonesome Dove Church of Old Regular Baptist.

MULLINS, Russell Oscar, b: Jun 27 1905 at Wise Co., Va s/o Ira and Sarah (Cantrell) Mullins, he was the husband of M. Gene Mullins and the father of Mona Jean Tucker, Sandra Faye Bekstine, Peggy Ann, Gervis H. and William W. Mullins; stepfather to Harry, Larry and Barry Boswell; brother of Missouri Baker, Florence Lewis, Frank J. Mullins, Stewart R. and Conley Mullins. Member of the Indian Creek Church of Old Regular Baptist.

HALL, Wayne, b: Aug 3 1891 md: Margaret NEWSOME; 2 children, one deceased; 2nd md: Mary HALL, 5 boys 4 girls: Merlin Hall, Clifford, Oliva Hamilton, Annie Newsome, Henry Hall, Lilly Hall, Jay Hall of Salt Lake City, Utah, Daye Hall of Kansas City, Ellen Young and Lizzie Turner. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist, and was baptized by Harry Moore and Bill Hall, 1970. Written by his daughter, Oliva Hamilton

JUSTICE, Etta, b: Feb 23 1916 d: Sep 2 1970, 1st md: Hurley CARTT; 2 children, Jeanine Colemand and Gary Cartt; 2nd md: Bud JUSTICE; 2 children: Doris Leedy and Larry Justice. Member of the Philadelphia Church of Old Regular Baptist, 1950.

DEEL, Inis Marie, b: Nov 24 1969 stillborn.; leaving 6 sisters: Janice Deel of Haysi, Va; Betty O'Quinn of Greenbrier, Barbara, Polly, Della and Alcie Jane Deel, all at home; d/o Truley and Glenn Deel.

HALL, Jay, b: Jan 11 1908 d: Nov 14 1971; md: Rosa Hall; 4 girls: Madge Hall of Yeager, Ky; Beatrice Damron, Robinson Creek Ky; Alma Famy Younce, Virgie, Ky; Lexie Pearl Hall, at home; 3 sons: Wheelis Hall and Claude Hall of Robinson Creek, Ky; and Elster Hall of Yeager, Ky; 2 stepsons: James A. and Hayes Jones, also one step daughter, Inis Mae Hamilton of Sookeys Cree; one sister, Bertha Roberts, and one brother Green Hall, both of Robinson Creek, one half sister, Sadie Thomas of Huntington, WVa.

MULLINS, Grant, b: Jan 24 1901 d: Jan 5 1972, s/o Melissa Mullins (his mother) and Morgan Anderson; md: Virgie Mullins, no children, he leaves his wife, one sister, Victoria Mullins. Member of the Little Hope Church of Old Regular Baptist, Oct 1 1954, and was ordained as a deacon, Jun 4 1960.

LOONEY, Garfield, s/o the late Mathias and Patty (Coleman) Looney; md: Lessie SALYERS, Feb 25 1943; d: at age 46 yrs 4 mos, and 6 days; 4 children, Vonda Gay Hagy, Nina Jean Hill, Larry and Ricky Dean Looney. Member of the Little Martha Church of Old Regular Baptist, Lemaster, Va.

ROSE, Glen, b: Feb 28 1900 d: Apr 11 1966; s/o William Franklin and Sarah Emmaline (Arrington) Rose; md: Dolly Gilbert, Sep 14 1928; a coal miner for 40 years; 4 children, Mrs. Ronald (Zulla Gay) Campbell, Ferndale, Mich; Mrs. Lindbergh (Frankie) Anderson, Ferndale, Mich; Mrs. Clarnie (Sue) Lyall, Clinchco, Va; one son, William Glenn Rose, Edinburgh, Va.

BOLLING, Maggie, d/o Mack and Emily (Dotson) Bolling, b: Oct 25 1899 d: Dec 19 1971; md: Elliot CLARK Sep 8 1916, d: Jul 20 1964; 5 children, one girl, Irene (deceased), leaving, Loretta Williams, Arnold Clark, Danvill, Va; Elliot, Jr, Wise, Va; and Hadley Clark of Wise, Va, she raised 3 nephews, Lester Bolling (deceased), Marlin Bolling and Carlos Bolling of Norton, Va; one sister, Lillie Hubbard, one brother, Emerson Bolling. Member of the Church of Old Regular Baptist, 1927.

ST. CLAIR, s/o William and Elizabeth (Williams) St. Clair, b: Nov 29 1887 d: Dec 1 1971; he was forman for W. M. Ritter Lumber Co., for 34 years, he leaves, his wife, Mary Jane (Lester) St. Clair, 4 girls: Stella Farmer, Lizzie Lester, Delphia Thompson, Gladys Daniels, 2 sons: Clyde and Elsie St. Clair, one son, Floyd, deceased.

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