Photos for Crossroads Church Cemetery

New Castle, Virginia

Photos by Stephen A Taylor & Rena Worthen

Obits and notes by Stephen A. Taylor

Cross Roads Church sign located on Route 615 in Craig County, Virginia

 

Another view of Cross Roads Church sign

 

Cross Roads Church

 

Different view of Cross Roads Church

 

Camper, Eva B. 20 Jul 1919 -                                  (funeral home marker)

 

OBIT - CAMPER, RUTH EVA

Roanoke Times the (VA) - Sunday, July 20, 2008

Ruth Eva Camper, 88, of Roanoke, departed peacefully on Thursday, July 17, 2008, in Smithfield, Va. after a brief illness. Born July 26, 1919 to the late Harve M. and Mary Bower Blankenship in Princeton, W.Va., Eva leaves two sons, Donnie Camper , of Smithfield and Mike Camper, of Newport News; and six grandchildren, Amy Camper , Angela Bowman, Andrew Camper, of Smithfield and Eric, Justin and Nicole Camper , of Newport News. Eva was also blessed with six great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Macy and Charles Camper, of Carrolton and Kaitlyn, Kristen and Matthew Bowman, of Smithfield. She is also survived by her loving sister, Ruby Dudley, of Roanoke and her three children, Delores Neighbors, Curtis Dudley and Connie Vaughn. Eva was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Charles E. Camper, in 1989. Three brothers, Charlie, Andrew and Paul and two sisters, Thelma and Ellen, also went before her. The family wishes to thank the caring staff of Smithfield's Riverside Convalescent Center for comforts they provided to "Miss Eva ". Expressions of sympathy can be made in Mrs. Camper's name to The Salvation Army Roanoke VA Corps, P.O. Box 12088, Roanoke, VA 24022. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2008, at Oakey's North Chapel. Salvation Army Captain Richard White will officiate. Interment will be in the Cross Roads Church Cemetery, Craig County. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Sunday at Oakey's North Chapel, 540-362-1237.

Camper, Ruth Eva – 1919 – 2008 (funeral home marker)

Camper, Charles E. 1915 – 1989 (funeral home marker)

Camper, Charles E. 31 Jan 1915 – 8 Jul 1989 &

                       Camper, Eva B. – 26 Jul 1919 –

 

Camper, Charles E. 31 Jan 1915 – 8 Jul 1989 (footstone)

 

Camper, Hadie G. 1 Sep 1888 – 4 Sep 1971 &

                       Camper, Elbert L. – 18 Nov 1889 – 1 Jan 1956

 

Lutz, D. Roxie 1908 – 1996 (funeral home marker)

                  

 

 Cross4925A -LUTZ, Roxie Drummond, 87, of Eagle Rock, died Wednesday, January 10, 1996, in a Fincastle nursing home. She was the widow of William J. Lutz, and is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Hazel and Aubrey Kern, and a brother and sister-in-law, B. O. and Annie Drummond, all of Eagle Rock; a sister-in-law, Irene Drummond of Covington; grandchildren, Rodney and Elaine Linkenhoker, David and Jane Linthicum, Wayne Lutz and Sandra Harlow; five great-grandchildren; five step grandchildren, and 10 step great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 14, 1996, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel, conducted by the Rev. Rob Hoskins. Burial will be later due to inclement weather. Memorial donations to Eagle Rock Rescue Squad will be appreciated. Arrangements by Eagle Rock Funeral Home.

Funeral home marker with everything gone –

                      [Possible grave for Lutz, William J. – 1881 – 1967 husband of Roxie Drummond

 

Grave site of Lutz, Roxie Drummond & possible grave of her husband

 

Drummond, Ernest L. [Lamar] 1 Jul 1895 – 13 Feb 1965 (Military Marker)

                      Virginia – Pvt. CO K – 168 Infantry – World War I

                   

                      [Ernest Drummond was a son of John Thomas Drummond & Lucy Veronica

                        Starks and a sister of Roxie Drummond Lutz]

 

Drummond, Lottie Lee (Peery) 23 Jan 1899 – 31 May 1977

                       Wife of Ernest Lamar Drummond

 

Switzer, Raymond M. 26 Apr 1925 – 24 Dec 1954 – “Son”

 

Switzer, Marion Caleb 14 Oct 1877 – 7 Nov 1946 (one side of double stone)

 

Switzer, Della Kelley 8 Jan 1892 – 26 Nov 1974 – (other side of double stone)

 

Switzer, Marion Caleb Father –

                       Switzer, Della Kelley – Mother

 

Switzer, Della K. 1892 – 1974 – Funeral home marker

 

Switzer, Caleb Marion 14 Oct 1876 – 7 Nov 1946 – (Military Marker)

                       Virginia – Pvt. II R ECT Infantry

 

Switzer, Raymond M. 26 Apr 1925 – 24 Dec 1954 – (Military Marker)

                       Virginia – Pfc. Co M 363 Inf. Rect. – World War II BSM & OLC

 

Switzer, Orin H. 12 May 1914 – 26 May 1957

 

McGee, Christopher Travis 5 Sep 1970 – 7 Sep 1970

 

Hart, Robert Dennis & Gertrude Switzer

 

Hart, Robert Dennis 28 Feb 1916 – 12 Dec 1979 – (half of double marker)

 

Hart, Gertrude Switzer 25 Apr 1917 – 2 Nov 1993

                      OBIT - HART, GERTRUDE SWITZER

                      Roanoke Times, the (VA) - Thursday, November 4, 1993  

                      HART, Gertrude Switzer, 76, of Blacksburg, died Tuesday, November 2, 1993. Funeral                    

                      Friday, 2 p. m. at Boitnott Chapel, New Castle.

Brizendine, Newton M. 1874 – 1953 &

                       Brizendine, Minerva C. – 1895 – 1956

 

                        [Brizendine, Newton Marshall “Newt” – 10 Oct 1874 – 16 Apr 1953

                          A son of William B. Brizendine & Martha Ann Craft]

                        [Brizendine, Minerva Craft – 12 Nov 1895 – 22 Apr 1956

                         A daughter of Erastus Byron Craft & Frances Crawford]

 

Brizendine, Newton M. 1874 – 1953 (one half of a double marker)

 

Brizendine, Minerva C. 1895 - 1956

 

Switzer, James Mack 1879 – 1960 – (Funeral Home Marker)

 

Switzer, James Mack 13 Sep 1870 – 6 Jun 1960 &

                       Switzer, Maggie (Brizendine) – 17 Jun 1887 – 30 Nov 1948

 

Rogers, Baby [no other information]

 

Switzer, Robert Lee 1914 – 1971 – (Funeral Home Marker)

                       {Son of James Mack Switzer & Maggie Brizendine}

 

  Frango, Antonio S. 1910 – 1999 – (Eagle Rock Funeral Home Marker)

                   OBIT - FRANGO, ANTONIO Roanoke Times, the (VA) - Tuesday, December 28, 1999

                      FRANGO, Antonio, 82, of Oriskany, died Monday, December 27, 1999. Arrangements by

                      The Eagle Rock Funeral Home.

 

Frango, Tony S. 1910 – 1999 &

                       Frango, Pearl S. – 1916 – 2004

                       Married 3 Dec 1937

 

Frango, Pearl S. 1916 – 2004

                        Roanoke Times the (VA) - Friday November 5, 2004

                          Pearl Switzer Frango, 88, of New Castle, formerly of Oriskany, entered eternity with her     Heavenly Father, Tuesday, November 2, 2004 at Lewis-Gale Hospital. She was born in Craig County, Virginia on June 29, 1916 and was the daughter of the late Mack and Maggie Switzer. She was preceded in death by her husband, A. S. (Tony) Frango, Sr. She is survived by her beloved sons and daughters-in-law, Louie and Norma Frango, A. S. (Tony) and Bonnie Frango, Jr., all of New Castle; daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Stephen Jarrell of Vinton; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday, November 5, 2004 at Crossroads Church with Jim Morris officiating. Interment will follow in the Crossroads Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle. Today is a day that is sad in our hearts. The reason is that we are now far apart. But we all know we will see you again one day. Because our Lord died for us, that's the Price that was paid. We all love and miss you deeply, Your Family.

Brillhart, Susan 23 May 1884 – 29 Mar 1949

Brillhart, Eleazer E. 20 Jan 1881 – 19 Dec 1960

                       [Eleazer Edward Brillhart – married 26 Dec 1909 to Stella Susan Brizendine]

 

Parker, Clifton S. 3 Nov 1915 – 12 Oct 1975 &

                       Parker, Gussie S. – 24 Feb 1921 – 13 Aug 2003

 

                        OBIT - PARKER, GUSSIE JUANITA SWITZER

                        Roanoke Times, the (VA) - Friday, August 15, 2003

                          PARKER, Gussie Juanita Switzer, 82, of New Castle, passed away Wednesday, August 13,     2003. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clifton S. Parker; daughters, Patricia A. Parker and Shirley Parker Zysk. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Cheryl Parker , Covington, Jackie and Mary Parker , Sierra Vista, Ariz., Richard and Rosa Parker , Kermit, Texas, Joseph and Paula Parker , New Castle; daughter, Deborah Parker , New Castle; grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Dean and Lisa Parker , Roanoke, Shane and Nickie Parker , Beaumont, Texas, Jeremy and Maribel Rivera, San Antonio, Texas, Scott Zysk, New Castle, Shawn Zysk, Radford, J.L. (Corky) Rivera, Kermit, Texas, Travis Parker , New Castle, Clifton Parker , New Castle; granddaughters and grandson-in-law, Maegen P. and Jeff Summers, Winona, Miss., Heather Parker , WSMR, N.M.; great-grandsons, Caleb Parker , Justin and B.J. Summers, Winona, Miss., Lukas Rivera, San Antonio, Texas; great-granddaughters, Lindsey, Kelsey and Bailey Parker , Roanoke, Tessa and Tierrney Zysk, New Castle, Megan Paxton, Stacey and Sarah Zysk, New Castle; sister and brother-in-law, Christine and Ed Blankenship, Boones Mill; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Carl (June), Jr. and Lois Blankenship, New Castle; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. The family would like to thank Richfield Nursing Center, especially 3E for caring for our Mother. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 16, 2003, at Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel, New Castle, with Rev. Danny Kesler officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Parker, Clifton 1915 – 1975

                       {Clifton Shirley Parker was a son of T. G. Parker & Ada Craft)

 

Parker, Clifton Shirley 3 Nov 1915 – 12 Oct 1975 – (Military Marker)

                       Sgt. U. S. Army – World War II

 

 

Parker, Patricia Ann 9 Jun 1955 – 28 Oct 1956

                       Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Clifton Parker

                      “A little bud of love – To bloom with God above”

 

Closer look at Patricia Ann Parker’s stone

 

Beard, R. H. 30 Jul 1867 – 19 Mar 1954 &

                       Beard, Lena M. – 14 May 1891 – 10 Jun 1941

 

                       {Robert Hamilton Beard & Lena Mae Scott}

 

Scott, Frank 2 Jul 1887 – 13 May 1946

 

                       [Frank J. Scott – son of Andrew Jackson Scott & Josephine Wright – husband of Annie Eliza

                         Elmore – Brother to Lena Mae Scott Beard]

 

Blevins, Curtis W. 3 Oct 1957 – 6 Oct 1960

                       [Curtis Warren Blevins – son of Paul Blevins & Roxie Hutchison}

 

Blevins, Curtis Warren 1957 – 1960 – (Lotz Funeral Home Marker)

 

Lam, Goldie Bell 1933 – 1998 – [Paitsel Funeral Home marker]

 

Lam, Goldie Bell 2 Aug 1933 – 7 Jul 1998

                         LAM, Goldie Bell, 64, of New Castle, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 1998. She was preceded       in death by her husband, Howard T. Lam; parents, Cecil and Sadie Hutchinson. She is survived by a stepson, Paul Lam of Bedford; sister and brother-in-law, Roxie and Paul Blevins of Riner; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herman and Geneva Hutchinson of Troutville, Henry and Barbara Hutchinson, Jerry and Linda Hutchinson, all of New Castle; also a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at Crossroads Church with interment at Crossroads Church Cemetery. Jack Ford will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle.

Hutchison, Cecil Preston 12 Apr 1904 – 22 Jan 1984 &

                       Hutchison, Sadie S. Holden – 8 Nov 1905 – 13 Apr 1949

 

Hutchison, Sadie 1905 – 1949 – (Funeral Home Marker)

 

Hutchison, Sadie Concrete box around her grave

 

Hutchison, Clarence 1925 – 1994 (Funeral home marker in concrete)

 

Blankenship, Allen Windll born & died 2 Nov 1950

                       Son of Mr. & L. E. Blankenship

 

Hart, Robert Baxter 1936 – 1939 – “Sonny”

 

Blankenship, Michael & Marion born & died 1951

                       Sons of Mr. & Mrs. E. E. Blankenship

 

Blankenship, Michael & Marion 27 June 1951

                       Infant sons of Mr. & Mrs. E. E. Blankenship – “our Darlings”

 

Blankenship, Donald P. 1921 – 1975 – (Military Marker)

                       Pfc. U. S. Army – World War II

 

Craft, Ada Parker Blankenship 14 May 1898 – 12 Oct 1954

                       {Married twice 1st: Carl Winston Blankenship - 2nd to: Seaton Everett Craft}

 

  Hutchison, Beauford 1910 – 1994

                         H/o Annie Holden - {homemade marker}

                        {Son of Hiram Palton Hutchison & Bertie Catherine Bradley}

 

Hutchison, C. Curtis 1937 – 1938

                       {Homemade marker}

                       {Possible son of Beauford & Annie}

 

Hutchison, Annie (Holden) 1920 – 1995

                       {Married on 14 Dec 1935 to Beauford L. Hutchison}

 

Horn, Baby Boy 1969 – 1969

 

Horn, Kin 16 Oct 1921 – 7 Mar 1998 &

                       Horn, Verna – 29 Dec 1931 –

 

                      HORN, William McKinly, (`` Kin "), 76, of New Castle, passed away Saturday, March 7, 1998.    He was born October 16, 1921, at Keen Mountain, son of the late Aaron and Martha Horn. He also was preceded in death by a son, David Aaron Horn, in 1982, an infant son in 1969, and a granddaughter, April Jean Horn, in 1997. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Verna Davis Horn; two daughters, Sue Whitt and Geneva Pomatto; three sons, Jerry Horn, Don Horn and Ernie Horn; 13 grandchildren, including special granddaughter Ginger Williams; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruby Gibson, Ruth Lawson and Stella Hudgins; one brother, Mose Horn; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Mose Short, and many friends, including a special friend, Gene Cantrell. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 1998, at Lighthouse Baptist Church in New Castle, with the Rev. Alvin B. Radford and Mose Short officiating. Interment will follow in Crossroads Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at their home from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday. Friends also may call after 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lighthouse Baptist Church. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home.

 

Horn, David Aaron 4 Jan 1960 – 3 Dec 1982

         “His toils are past - His work is done – He fought the fight – The victory won”

 

Adams, Charles W. 27 Feb 1934 – 13 Dec 1935

 

Adams, Ruth C. 1907 – 1987 (Boitnott Funeral Home Marker)

Adams, Cline 9 Apr 1898 – 11 Dec 1991 &

                       Adams, Ruth C. – 30 Jan 1907 – 4 Jan 1987

Married 24 Dec 1924

 

                      OBIT - Adams, Cline

                      Roanoke Times, the (VA) - Friday, December 13, 1991

                      NEW CASTLE - Cline Adams, age 93, died Wednesday at a Salem nursing home. He is                    preceded in death by his wife, Ruth C. Adams and a son, Lawrence Adams. Survived by three sons, Aubrey Adams , Salem; Gerald Adams , Wellsburg, W. Va.; Harold Adams , Salem; two daughters, Edith Caldwell, New Castle; Shirley Harnesburger, Roanoke; a daughter-in-law, Hattie Adams , Wellsburg, W. Va.; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday 2:00 p.m. at Boitnott Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Crossroads Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home and requests contributions be made to the rescue squad in lieu of flowers.

 

Crawford, Charles H. 8 Sep 1893 – 26 Jan 1983 &

                       Crawford, Emma Adams – 11 Apr 1896 – 30 Mar 1986

                       Married – 18 Nov 1914

          

                       [Charles Harrison Crawford – son of James Edward Crawford & Mary Ann Crowder]

                       [Emma Lewis Adams – daughter of Gustavus Wingfield Adams & Susan Jeanie Crawford]

 

Crawford, Maynard E. 30 Mar 1924 – 2 May 1942

                       [Maynard Elton Crawford – son of Charles & Emma]

 

Crawford, Roy Wingfield 1917 – 1935 [17 Sep 1917 – 20 Jun 1935]

                       [Son of Charles & Emma]

 

SEE Crawford, C. E. & Eliza T.

 

Crawford, C. E. (Creed) 1871 -                                 &

                       Crawford, Eliza T. “Tomy” Craft – 1867 – 3 Apr 1940

                       [Creed, son of Charles Frederick Crawford & Martha Ann]

                       [Eliza T., a daughter of Jacob Craft & Phoebe Persinger]

                      {Stone is in very bad condition}

 

Huffman, Maggie B. 1904 – 19 Jun 1959

                       [Daughter of Alfred Nelson Huffman & Lena May Crawford]

                       [Wife of Walter Lee Hunter & Lee Greenway]

                       Homemade marker

 

Huffman, Alfred Nelson died 9 Mar 1937 &

                       Huffman, Lena May Crawford – 12 Apr 1888 – 28 Mar 1930

                       [Alfred Nelson – son of Alfred & Harriet Huffman]

                       [Lena May Crawford, daughter of Creed & Eliza T. Craft Crawford]

                       {Stone is in very terrible shape}

 

Hayslett, James G. 1941 – 2002 (Paitsel Funeral Home Marker)

                       [Hayslett, James G. – 19 Aug 1941 – 3 Nov 2002]

 

                      Roanoke Times, the (VA) - Tuesday, November 5, 2002

                      HAYSLETT, James Garland, 61, of Covington, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2002.             Graveside services 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at the Crossroads Church cemetery, Craig co. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle.

Caldwell, Edith A. 2 Aug 1936 – 14 Jun 2000 - “Mother” &

                       Caldwell, Hubert F. – 21 Aug 1930 – 7 Jan 1995 - “Father”

                       [Hubert Franklin Caldwell & Edith Muriel Adams]

                      OBIT - CALDWELL, EDITH ADAMS

                      Roanoke Times, the (VA) - Thursday, June 15, 2000

                     CALDWELL, Edith Adams, 63, of New Castle, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2000. She was an employee of Medico Security Locks, Inc., Salem. Edith was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Hubert (Dough) F. Caldwell; her parents, Cline and Ruth Adams; and two brothers. Survivors are her daughters, Joyce C. Porter, and Mary C. Cook; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Porter, and Jennifer Cook, all of Salem. Her four girls were the joy of her life. She is also survived by three brothers and spouses, Aubrey and Martha Adams, Harold and Nancy Adams, all of Salem, Gerald and Esther Adams of Winter haven, Fla.; sister and husband, Shirley and Bruce Harnsberger of Roanoke; sister-in-law, Hattie Adams of Follansbee, W.Va.; special friends, Jeanette Young, Tiny Hannah, James Porter, and Tom Cook. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel, New Castle. Interment will follow at Cross Roads Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and at all other times at the home of Mary Cook, 524 Frey Street, Salem. (387-2375). In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

                     CALDWELL, Hubert F., (``Dough""), 64, of New Castle, died Saturday, January 7, 1995, at his                      home. He was the owner and operator of Caldwell Oil Company for 43 years. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Howard and Lizzie Caldwell; a brother, Edd Caldwell. He and is survived by his wife, Edith Adams Caldwell ; two daughters, Joyce Porter, Salem, Mary Cook, Richmond; two sons-in-law, James H. Porter, Thomas H. Cook; his pride and joy, two granddaughters, Elizabeth Rene' Porter, Jennifer Blake Cook; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Bob) Caldwell , Mr. and Mrs. William (Bill) Caldwell , all of New Castle, Mr. and Mrs. Roy (Peanut) Caldwell , Salem; two sisters, Ms. Rachel Ponton, Roanoke, Mrs. Catherine Bush, Roanoke; a sister-in-law, Nedra Caldwell , Roanoke; special caretakers, Jeanette Young, Tiny Hannah, Linda Elmore. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, January 10, 2 p.m. at Boitnott Funeral Home Chapel, with interment in Crossroads Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home. The family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Craig County Fire Dept., the Rescue Squad or the Cancer Society.

 

Frango, Sr., David O., 23 Feb 1897 – 6 Dec 1977 &

                       Frango, Hattie D. – 2 Dec 1901 – 22 Oct 1979

 

 

Unmarked grave

 

Unmarked grave

 

Biggs, Ora Ethel 1907 – 1958 – (Funeral home marker)

 

Biggs, Charlie T. 1898 - 1961

 

Biggs, Charlie Thomas 1898 – died 1961 – (Military Marker)

                       [Bush growing over stone and can’t see dates)

 

Wright, Lawrence M. 1932 – 1932 {Lawrence Mitchell Wright – 3 Jan 1932 – 27 Jan 1932}

                       Son of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Wright  {Elbert “Cary” Wright & Lillie Gray Helms}

 

Wright, Virginia B. 1880 – 1959 &

                       Wright, Chapman J. – 1872 – 1936

 

                      {Chapman Johnson 'Johnst' Wright – 12 Jan 1872 – 21 Sep 1936 &

                      {Martha Virginia 'Jennie' Brizendine – 22 Aug 1880 – 25 Jun 1959}

                        [Married on – 11 Feb 1897]

 

Hall, Infant William H. 23 Sep 1944

 

Bush, Leslie W. 14 Nov 1909 – 19 Jul 1994

                       BUSH, Leslie Wright, 84, of New Castle, died Tuesday, July 19, 1994. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday,

                       Craig Valley Baptist Church. Arrangements by Boitnott Funeral Home.

 

Smith plot with short wall around it

Reynolds, Vergie Smith 1903 – 1964

                      {Reynolds, Virgie A. (Reynolds) Smith – 25 Aug 1903 – 24 Jun 1964

                       {Wife of Charlie Floyd Smith & Laney Calvin Reynolds}

 

Large SMITH stone

 

Smith, Charles F. 1903 – 1958

 

Smith, Lottie Lee 22 Nov 1888 – 4 May 1955

                       [Smith, Lottie Lee Phillips]

 

Smith, P. L. 1878 – 1931

                       [Peter Lazarus Smith]

 

Footstone F. C. C.

 

Smith, Lawrence Mullen 14 Jan 1901 – 26 Nov 1974

                       Son of Peter Lazarus Smith & Lottie Lee Phillips, husband of Louise M. Crawford

 

Elmore, Cynthia 26 Aug 1870 – 15 Jan 1859

                       Daughter of Jacob Elmore & Julia Ann Britts, wife of Monroe Hall

 

Crawford, Thomas Benton 1877 – 1940 &

                       Crawford, Fannie Craig – 1866 – 1932

                       [Thomas Benton Crawford - 11 May 1877 - 20 Apr 1940

                        Son of James Edward Crawford & Mary Ann Crowder]

 

                    [Fannie Craig (Elmore) Rogers – 7 Mar 1866 – 22 Apr 1932

                     Daughter of Jacob Elmore & Julia Ann Britts – wife of James R. Rogers & Thomas Benton

                     Crawford]

 

Smith, Jesse T. (Thomas) 26 Jun 1942 – 14 Nov 2003

                       [Son of Jesse Monroe Smith & Beulah Frances Merritt]

                       Husband of Violet Marie Fisher

 

Blank stone on what appears to be a grave

 

Fisher, Barbara Ann Smith 1944 - 1975

 

All, Norma Jean Sep 1946 – Aug 1986

 

Smith, Jesse Monroe 11 Jul 1922 – 11 Jul 1978

                       Beloved Husband and Father

                       Husband of Beulah Frances Merritt

 

Huffman, Maude C. 1895 – 1969 &

                       Huffman, Dorsey G. – 1894 – 1964

 

                      {Huffman, Maude Dealia Craft – 7 Feb 1895 – 9 Dec 1969 – daughter of Benjamin Franklin

                        Craft and Julia Ann Broughman – wife of Dorsey Gilbert Huffman and Luther Frederick

                        Switzer}

 

                      {Dorsey Gilbert Huffman – 28 Feb 1894 – 26 Mar 1964 – son of James Anderson Huffman

                       and Nazie Dean Paxton}  

 

Grave marked with flowers only

 

Huffman, J. A. (James Anderson) 1866 – 1931 &

                       Huffman, Nazie D. (Nazie Dean Paxton) – 1871 – 1956

 

Hill, James H. {Hubert} – 13 Sep 1905 – 8 Apr 1930

                       [First husband of Esterleen Miller Hill Crawford]

 

Close up view of James H. Hill marker

 

Miller, Robert Eugene 2 Sep 1933 – 28 Jun 1973 – (Military Marker)

                       Virginia – Pvt. U. S. Marine Corps – Korea

 

Miller, Jesse W. 1 Sep 1930 – 15 Sep 1967 – (Military Marker)

                       Virginia – Cpl. Corps of Engineers

Miller, Virgie Mae 24 Jun 1906 – 14 Nov 1945 &

                       {Virginia May “Virgie” Brizendine – daughter of Elisha Brown Brizendine and Mattie                                            Virginia Welch – second wife of Frank C. Miller – his first wife was Nora C. Huffman}

 

View of Virgie Mae Miller stone

 

Miller, Frank C. 23 Jun 1887 – 19 Sep 1949

                       [Son of John Jefferson Miller & Mary Elizabeth Wallace]

 

Miller, Nora C. 1890 – 1926 – Wife of F. C. Miller

                      {Nora C. Huffman Miller – daughter of James A. & Nazie Dean Paxton Huffman}

 

Miller, Nora C. 1890 – 14 May 1926

                       Wife of Frank C. Miller

 

Grave marked with flowers

 

Campbell, Lee Houston 4 Jul 1894 – 3 Mar 1965 – (Military Marker)

                      Virginia – Pvt. CO F 305 Engineers – World War I

 

                      [Lee Houston Campbell, son of Bud Deaton Campbell & Wilsonia Belle “Sonia” Crawford]

                       Husband of Tincie Amanda Huffman

 

Campbell, Lee H. &

                       Campbell, Tincie A.

 

Campbell, Tincie A. 1899 – 1972 (Funeral Home Marker)

                       [Campbell, Tincie Amanda Huffman – 20 Mar 1899 – 29 Mar 1972]

                       {Daughter of James Anderson Huffman & Nazie Dean Paxton}

                      Widow of Lee Houston Campbell

 

Campbell, Delcie Bell 3 Aug 1922 – 6 Aug 1922

                       Daughter of L. H. & T. M. Campbell

                      

 

Brisentine, James R. 23 Oct 1902 – 12 Feb 1970 – (Military Marker)

                      Virginia – T/Sgt. U. S. Army – World War II

 

Grave marked with a cement stone with a cross on it

 

Grave marked with blue & white flowers

 

Grave marked with white flowers

 

Grave marked with cement stone with a cross & lavender & white flowers

 

 

 

Paitsel, Marion C. 1895 – 1975

                       (Homemade marker)

                       [Paitsel, Marion Clinton – 3 Jul 1895 – 27 Dec 1975]

                       [Son of Oliver Wright Paitsel & Adelaide 'Addie' Lee Paitzel]

                       [Husband of Annie Laura Greenway – 10 Oct 1875 – 16 Jun 1921 &

                        Maggie Snow Huffman]

 

Grave beside Marion C. Paitsel marked only with Red Roses

 

Paitsel, Maggie Snow (Huffman) 1903 – 1939 or 1989

                       {2nd wife of Marion Clinton Paitsel – daughter of William Pendleton Huffman &

                        Maryland 'Mary' Diamond Greenway}

 

Greenway, James M. 1888 – 1934 – (Funeral home marker) also cement stone

 

                       Greenway, James M.

                       Greenway, James Monroe was born June 8, 1883, and died at his home on Barbours

                       Creek, February 11, 1934, in the fifty – first year of his age.

                       He is survived by his widow, who before her marriage was Miss Martha Jane Tetter;

                       Two daughters; Mrs. Manda Greenway and Mrs. Rena Greenway; and three brothers;

                       William Greenway, New Castle; George Greenway, Barbours Creek; and Lewis

                       Greenway, Abbott.

                       Funeral services were conducted at the Cross Roads Church Monday, February 12th

                       By Minister John E. Grasty. Burial in the church cemetery.

 

  Grave marked with a rock and faded purple flowers

 

Huffman, Maryland D. 1872 – 1926 (one side of a double stone)

 

Huffman, William P. 1866 – 1957

 

Huffman, Maryland D. 1872 – 1926 &

                       Huffman, William P. – 1866 – 1957

 

Duncan, Frankie James 18 Jun 1924 – 21 Feb 1995 – (Military Marker)

                      PFC – U. S. Army – World War II

 

Duncan, Frankie James 18 Jun 1924 – 21 Feb 1995 &

                       Duncan, Ruth Frango – 2 Sep 1926 –

 

Duncan, Frankie & Ruth Frango married 18 Jul 1945

 

Hoback, Marlin J. 1935 – 2004 - [6 Jul 1935 – 23 Dec 2004]

 

                      

                         Marlin James Hoback, 69, of New Castle, beloved and cherished husband, father, and          grandfather went to be with his Lord on Thursday, December 23, 2004 after a long struggle with Parkinsons. He was a veteran of the Navy and was employed by N & W Railroad for 32 years. Marlin was an active member of Mt. View Christian Church and loved his church family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon Hoback and LaVeta Phelps. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Lee; devoted mother-in-law, Ruth F. Duncan; one devoted daughter, Roberta "Lynn" and husband, James Gregory "Greg" Christian, Sr.; two sons, Steve P. and wife, Carliss and James V. Hoback ; one brother and sister-in-law Jacob D. and Eloise Hoback ; four grandchildren, Danielle N. "Nikki" and James G. "Greg, Jr." Christian, Jr., and Abby and Allison Hoback; and numerous nieces, nephews and family members. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Sunday, December 26, 2004 at Mt. View Christian Church with Jim Morris officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. prior to service at church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. View Christian Church, HC-34 Box 267, New Castle, Va. 24127. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle.

 

Hoback, Marlin J. 1935 – 2004 &

                       Hoback, Mary D. – 1949 –

 

Ostrander, David F.1934 – 2003

 

                      OSTRANDER, David Floyd, 68, of Roanoke, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2003. He is preceded in death by his son, Daniel Eldred Ostrander. He is survived by lifelong companion, Marie Ragsdale; daughters, Patricia Joan Ostrander and Dorothy Irene Tooley; sons, Jody Johon Ostrander, Anthony James Ostrander, David Floyd Ostrander, Jr., Douglas Erwin Ostrander and Travis Edison Ragsdale; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2003, at Crossroads Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 8, 2003, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel, New Castle.

 

 

  Full view of David Floyd Ostrander’s grave

 

Blevins, Paul 11 Jan 1922 – 7 Oct 2001 – (Military Marker)

                       U. S. Navy – World War II

 

BLEVINS, PAUL, 79, of Riner, died Sunday, October 7, 2001 in Montgomery Regional Hospital. Mr. Blevins was a United States Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, Roxie Hutchison Blevins; four children and their spouses, James W. Blevins of Riner, Michael W. and Reba Blevins of Riner, Robert C. and Ok Chu Blevins of Bloomfield, Ind., Danny H. and Carolyn Blevins of Salem; brother, Rex Blevins of Bridgewater, Va.; sisters, June Perrin of Roanoke, Mary Waugh of Virginia, Eula Griffith of North Carolina. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Sandra Blevins , Scott Blevins , Jennifer Mengelkamp, Kevin Blevins and Chris Blevins; one great-grandchild, Sarah Mengelkamp. Friends may call anytime after 12 noon Monday, October 8, 2001 at Horne Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2001 at the Crossroads Church in New Castle, Va., with the Rev. Jimmy Davis and Dr. Glenn Griffin officiating. Interment will follow in Crossroads Cemetery, New Castle. The family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Riner Volunteer Fire Department, Box 11, Riner, Va. 24149. Arrangements are being handled by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg.

 

Blevins, Paul 11 Jan 1922 – 7 Oct 2001 &

                       Blevins, Roxie (Hutchison) – 29 Sep 1926 –

 

 

Yopp, James M., Jr. 1936 – 1998 – (Funeral Home Marker)

 

                      YOPP, James Madison Jr., 62, of Eagle Rock, died Wednesday, November 25, 1998. Funeral 11 a.m., Saturday, Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Horn, Audney 28 Feb 1934 – 14 Feb 1998 – (Military Marker)

                       SP4 – U. S. Army

 

Horn, Opal Welch 13 Apr 1942 -                    &

                       Horn, Audney – 28 Feb 1934 – 14 Feb 1998

 

Caldwell, Edith A. 2 Aug 1936 – 14 Jun 2000 – “Mother” &

                       Caldwell, Hubert E. – 24 Aug 1930 – 7 Jan 1995 – “Father”

 

Hayslett, James G. 1941 – 2002 – (Funeral home marker)

 

Devinney, Mary H. 1925 – 1997 – (Funeral home marker)

 

                        DEVINNEY, Mary H., 72, of New Castle, died Sunday, September 28, 1997. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richter Wright; two grandchildren; two brothers; and several sisters. She is survived by her husband, Gilbert DeVinney ; four sons, Joe Allen Wright, Nils Emmett Wright, Daniel Lee Wright, Ernie Ray Wright; a daughter, Fran Looney; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grand children; 4 sisters, Elizabeth Looney, Louise Wright, Nellie Linkous, Melissa Dove; 2 brothers, Daniel Beckner, Walter Beckner. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, at 2 p.m. from the Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Cross Roads Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home or at other times at Ernie Wright's home on Rt. 611.

 

Devinney, Gilbert D. 5 Apr 1934 – 21 May 1999 &

                       Devinney, Mary H. – 8 Jun 1925 – 28 Sep 1997

 

                       DEVINNEY, Gilbert Delee, 65, of New Castle, passed away Friday, May 21, 1999. He retired from Rainbow Bakery after 38 years. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary B. Devinney, his parents, and three brothers. He is survived by six stepchildren, Jonathan Abbott, Fran Looney, Joe Allen Wright, Nils Emmett Wright, Daniel Lee Wright, Ernie Ray Wright; sister, Adeline Mayo; brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Grace Devinney, and numerous grandchildren including several special ones. Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. Monday at the Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel, New Castle, with Jack Ford officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

 

Bostic, Julian Ward 17 Jul 1921 – 27 Dec 1996 – (Military Marker)

                       TEC 5 – U. S. Army – World War II

 

Wright, Daniel Lee 20 Oct 1947 – 3 Feb 2001 – (Military Marker)

                       PFC – U. S. Army

 

                    WRIGHT, Daniel Lee, 53, of Covington, died Saturday, February 3, 2001. Funeral 2 p.m. Tuesday at Arritt Funeral Home Chapel.

 

Kendall, Isaac D. 23 Dec 1988 – 28 Sep 2000

 

KENDALL, Isaac D., 11, of New Castle, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2000. He is survived by his mother, Donna Kendall; grandparents, Bob and Phyllis Kendall; aunts and uncles, Carol and Barry Owens, Frances Kendall and Gary Abbott, Debbie Kendall , Janice and Robert Fridley, David and Tiny Fridley, Bo and Brenda Kendall , Kenny Kendall; also numerous cousins and a host of dear friends. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2000 at Crossroads Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Hughes officiating. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2000 at the Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle. Memorials may be made to the Children's Miracle Network.

 

Full view of Isaac D. Kendall’s grave

 

Schultz, Daniel F. 1910 – 2004

 

                         Daniel Frederick Schultz, 94, of New Castle, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2004. He was a member of and Past Master of the Warwick Masonic Lodge # 336, Newport News. He was preceded in death by his parents August and Ernestine Schultz; three brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Thelma "Ducky" P. Schultz; daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Don R. Pegram and Janet and Bill MacIntosh; five granddaughters, Rena Emerson, Terri Rawlings, Tammy Todd, Nicki Campbell and Jody Harden; three great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter; also numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members. Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 2004 at Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Breeden and Rev. Lowell Stovall officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Craig Co. EMS, P.O. Box 81, New Castle, Va. 24127 or Gentle Shepherd Hospice, 4005 Electric Rd. SW, Suite 202, Roanoke, Va. 24014. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle.

 

Gillingham, Roger D. 1945 – 1998 – (Funeral home marker)

 

                         GILLINGHAM, Roger D., 51, of New Castle, died Thursday, April 11, 1996, a decorated Vietnam veteran. He was a supervisor for Valley Rich Dairy, a former police officer for Newport News and Smithfield, Va., a Deputy for Isle of Wright County, a member of the V.F.W. Post #4491, and a member of Colony Friends Church. Mr. Gillingham is survived by his wife, Joyce D. Gillingham ; a daughter, Jennifer Gillingham ; a son, Luke Gillingham , all of New Castle; mother, Dorothy Gillingham ; brothers, Larry Gillingham, David Gillingham; sister, Janet Gressley; a favorite aunt, Velma Gray, all of New Haven, Indiana; and mother-in-law, Dorothy Dame, New Castle; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 1996, at Oakey's North Chapel, with Dr. William Lockwood officiating, with burial to follow in New Castle. Friends may call at Oakey's North Chapel Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m.

 

Gillingham, Roger Dale 7 Feb 1945 – 11 Apr 1996 – (Military Marker)

                       SP6 – U. S. Army – Vietnam – Purple Heart

 

Devinney, Earl Franklin 24 Jul 1917 – 24 Jun 2001 – (Military Marker)

                      S/Sgt. U. S. Army – World War II

 

 

 

Devinney, Earl F. 1917 – 2001 &

                       Devinney, Grace S. – 1929 –

                      Married – 5 Oct 1946

 

Zysk, Shawn Dewayne 8 Sep 1972 – 9 Jan 2007 – (Military Marker)

                       U. S. Army

 

 

                              Shawn DeWayne Zysk, born September 8, 1972, of Radford, Va., formerly of New Castle, Va. has passed away. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Shirley Zysk, grandparents, Clifton and Gussie Parker and Mr. and Mrs. Musgrave. Surviving are his daughters Megan Paxton, Stacey and Sarah Zysk of New Castle, Va.; brother and sister-in-law, Scott and Brandy Zysk of New Castle, Va.; nieces, Tessa and Tierrney Zysk of New Castle, Va.; nephews, Cayden Zysk and Noah LaPrad of New Castle, Va.; uncles and aunts-in-law, Ron and Cheryl Parker of Moneta, Va., Jack and Mary Parker of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Rick and Rosa Parker of Kermit, Texas, Joe and Paula Parker of Covington, Va., Bill and Lori Zysk of Danvers, Mass., Muzzy Musgrave of Lowell, Mass.; aunt Debbie Parker of New Castle, Va., numerous cousins and friends, and special friend Kristi Phipps of Radford, Va. Funeral services will be held 12 noon Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at Paitsel Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, www.paitselfh.com.

Zysk, Shawn DeWayne 8 Sep 1972 – 2005 – “Father”

 

 

Hutchison, Floyd P. 29 Mar 1927 – 13 Jan 2008

                       {Marker has heavy Equipment on it}

 

Deacon, Wayne Mitchell 12 Nov 1940 – 20 Jul 2005 – (Military Marker)

                       PO2 – U. S. Navy

 

                 Wayne Mitchell Deacon, 64 of New Castle, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2005. Graveside services, 11 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2005 at Crossroads Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle.

                    

McClanahan, Helen F. 31 Jan 1911 – 13 Jul 2000

 

                        McCLANAHAN, Helen Frances, 89, of Roanoke, passed from this life on Thursday, July 13, 2000. She was the daughter of the late William A. and Mary B. McClanahan. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Linwood, Bennett and Frank McClanahan; and a sister, Lillian M. Doss. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Angie Reed and husband Thad of Palm Bay, Fla.; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and many dear friends. Her career included employment at American Viscose Corp. Lab in Roanoke, and later as a board certified Cytotechnologist working with pathologists at Jefferson Hospital in Roanoke, Kings' Daughters' Hospital in Staunton, and Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem. She also did volunteer duty for the American Red Cross during WW II. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 17, 2000, at the Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel in New Castle, with Larry D. Atkin officiating. Interment will follow at the Crossroads Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, or to the Craig County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 81, New Castle, Va. 24127. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle.

 

 

Hall, Lillie W. 12 May 1913 – 10 Dec 2004

 

                        Lillie Christine Wright Hall, 91, of New Castle, went to be with her Lord on Friday, December 10, 2004. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chapman Johnson and Virginia Brizendine Wright; sons, William Howard Hall and Charles Kevin Hagie; brothers, Hezzie, Elbert, Clarence and Carl; sisters, Frennie Mayo, Leslie Bush and Virginia Morrison. She is survived by her daughters, Norma H. and husband, Elwood Elmore, Gloria H. Hutchison, all of New Castle; grandchildren, Claude, Wayne, and Carl Elmore, Wanda Romeo, Marvin and Neal Hutchison, Anita Deskins, Sonja Boyd and Scott Hagie; 11 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; a special friend, Marie Carper and many close nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 12, 2004 at Paitsel Funeral Home Chapel with interment immediately following at Crossroads Church Cemetery, New Castle. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Craig Co. EMS, P.O. Box 81, New Castle, Va. 24127. Arrangements by Paitsel Funeral Home, New Castle.

                     

Wright, Alva McCoy L. (Looney) 17 Nov 1924 -                      &

                        Wright, Ashby Eugene - 13 Nov 1926 – 10 Jan 1999

 

Wright, Ashby Eugene 13 Nov 1926 – 10 Jan 1999 (better view)

 

Wright, Alva McCoy L. (Looney) 17 Nov 1924 –

 

Hannah, Earnest Junior 11 Oct 1924 – 21 Jan 1990

 

                      Ernest Junior Hannah, age 65, died Sunday morning in a Salem hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Daisy Hannah; one daughter, Brenda F. Tolley, Pennsylvania; two sons, Randy Floyd Hannah, Roanoke; Dexter Ernest Hannah, Oriskany; three step – daughters, June Hannah, Roanoke; Nancy Cooper, Bedford; Betty Ann Jonas, Roanoke; two step – sons; Michael Bane, Bedford; Raymond Bane, Roanoke; two sisters, Agnes Lynch, Covington, Cleo Kincaid, South Hill; four brothers, Clayton Hannah, Roanoke; Lloyd Hannah, Blue Ridge; Clementh Hannah, New Castle; and John Hanna, Texas;

Six grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in the Eagle Rock Funeral Chapel with

Burial in Cross Roads cemetery, Craig County. The family will receive friends at the Eagle Rock Funeral

Home Monday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

 

Hannah, Mary Daisy 15 Nov 1924 – 29 Feb 1996 – “Mother”

 

                      HANNAH, Mary Daisy St. Clair, 71, of Chamblissburg, Va. died Thursday, February 29, 1996. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Junior Hannah; two children, Betty Ann Joanas and Raymond D. Bane. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-laws, Nancy and Roy Cooper, Chamblissburg, June and Clayton Hannah , Roanoke; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Joyce Bane, Chamblissburg; one son-in-law, Charles J. Joanas, Roanoke; two sisters, Edith Dooley, Thaxton, Ruth Ferguson, Texas; three brothers, Red St. Clair, Roanoke, Arnold St. Clair, Roanoke, Houston St. Clair, Iron Gate; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three step-children, Dexter Hannah , Randy Hannah , Brenda Tolley. Family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral will be conducted on Sunday in the Eagle Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. with the burial to follow in Crossroads Cemetery, Craig County. Arrangements by Eagle Rock Funeral Home.

 

 

Helms, Herman Thomas 1928 – 1993 – (Funeral Home Marker)

 

                       HELMS, Herman Thomas, 64, of Galax, died Monday, April 19, 1993. Graveside service 2 p.m. Thursday, Cross Roads Cemetery, New Castle. Arrangements by Boitnott Funeral Home.

 

               {Herman Thomas Helms – 3 May 1928 – 19 Apr 1993 – son of Luther Sye Helms &

                Effie Daisy Helms}

 

Funeral home marker nothing left on it

 

Brisendine, James R. (Robert) 13 Dec 1922 - 17 Nov 1974 – (Military Marker)

                      Virginia – Sgt. – U. S. Army – World War II (very bad photo)

 

White Cross w/o blue Ribbon Howard & Juanita we love you

 

Lucas, Ammie B. 1918 – 1971 – (Funeral home marker)

 

Funeral home marker most everything is gone – 1881 –

                       {Should be Minor E. Lucas – 1881 – 1921 husband of Ida E. Switzer}

 

Brizendine, John William 11 Sep 1903 – 12 Nov 1939

                       Son of Leander “Lee” A. Brizendine & Sallie Mae Welch

                       Husband of Mildred N.

 

Brizendine, Robert Lee 1 Oct 1919 – 4 Oct 1920

                       Son of Leander “Lee” Brizendine & Sallie Mae Welch

 

Switzer, Graham M. can’t read – 1937 – (Rader Funeral Home Marker)

                        {Very hard to read – Graham Monroe Switzer – 14 Oct 1914 – 28 May 1937}

                        Son of Rufus Paul Switzer & Sarah Ann Broughman

 

Via, Mildred Rock 25 Jul 1928 -                             &

                       Via, Jefferson Davis – 14 May 1922 – 23 Sep 1986

 

Via, Jefferson D., Jr. 14 May 1922 – 23 Sep 1986 – (Military Marker)

                       BMC U. S. Navy – World War II – Korea – Vietnam

 

Via, Freda Rock 19 Sep 1934 – 30 Mar 2004 – (Half of a double stone)

 

Via, Charles Eugene 17 Jan 1933 – 23 Apr 1970 – (Military Marker)

                       Virginia – BM1 – U. S. Navy – Korea – Vietnam – NCM

 

 

Campbell, William C. 08 Nov 1881 - 21 Apr 1960 &

                       Campbell, Arena P. - 24 Feb 1881 - 11 Sep 1959

                       Married on - 29 Aug 1900

 

                     {William Chapman “Chap” Campbell – a son of Alfred Lewis Campbell & Diannah Lucy Britt, a

                       Half brother to Bud Deaton Campbell – husband of Arena Paford Crawford}

 

                     {Arena Paford Crawford Campbell, daughter of James Edward Crawford and Mary Ann

                       Crowder – Sister of Wilsonia Belle “Sonia” Crawford Campbell}

 

Looking at Route 615 across the parking lot of Cross Roads Church

 

Close up of Cross Roads Church

 

Looking at Route 611 sign also Fenwick Mines sign and Route 615

 

Peaceful Valley Road sign intersection with Route 615

 

wild rose growing in cemetery

 

Switzer, Luther F. 16 Nov 1895 – 9 Aug 1974 &

                       Switzer, Lizzie S. – 27 Oct 1894 – 21 Sep 1967

 

                      [Luther Frederick Switzer – son of Cary Monroe Switzer & Mary Frances Crawford]

                      [Married twice; 1st to Lizzie Adell Switzer & 2nd to Maude Dealia Craft Huffman]

 

                       [Lizzie Adell Switzer, daughter of John F. Switzer & Viola D.]

 

Switzer, Luther F. 16 Nov 1895 – 9 Aug 1974 – (Military Marker)

                       Pfc. – U. S. Army

 

Footstone L. A. S. – (Lizzie A. Switzer)

 

Brizendine, William E. 1923 – 1980 &

                       Brizendine, Bernice S. – 1924 – 1980

 

                      [William Everette 'Bill' Brizendine – 7 Aug 1923 – 27 Apr 1980

                       A son of Walter May Brizendine & Bessie Mabel Craft]

 

                       [Bernice Estelene Switzer – 27 Oct 1894 – 21 Sep 1967 –

                        A daughter of Luther Frederick Switzer & Lizzie Adell Switzer]

 

Brizendine, Lee A. 29 Jul 1872 – 28 Mar 1962

                       [Leander “Lee” A. Brizendine – son of William B. Brizendine & Martha Ann Craft]

                       [Husband of Sallie Mae Welch]

 

Brizendine, Sally M. 6 Jun 1881 – 22 Jul 1943 – “Mother”

                       [Sallie Mae Welch]

Infant [unknown parents]

 

Infant [Unknown parents]

 

Stone in large bunch of yucca plants                    

 

Brizendine, John William see other photo

 

Stone covered with leaves

 

Brizendine, Cecil 11 Apr 1921 – 28 Apr 1978 – (Military Marker)

                       U. S. Navy – World War II

                      [Son of Leander “Lee” Brizendine & Sallie Mae Welch]

 

Craft, Fred Montrose 07 Jun 1920 - 14 Jun 1921

                       [A son of Jubal 'Jube' B. Craft & Bertha Cornelia Thomas]

 

Footstone J. W. B. (John William Brizendine}

 

Footstone L. A. B. – [Leander “Lee” A. Brizendine}

 

Brizendine, William E. 1923 – 1980 – (Military Marker)

                       U. S. Army – World War II

                      [William Everette Brizendine - 07 Aug 1923 - 27 Apr 1980]

 

Brizendine, William E. showing both markers

 

Crawford, George Howard 18 Dec 1900 – 6 Aug 1969 &

                       Crawford, Georgia C. Rachel – 2 May 1898 – 31 Jul 1989

 

                      [George H. Crawford, a son of Alexander Jackson Crawford & Louisa T. 'Louie' Caldwell]

                      [Georgia C. Rachel Crawford, a daughter of Thomas Crawford & Donie Broughman]

 

Footstone G. H. C. {George Howard Crawford}

 

Footstone G. C. R. C. {Georgia C. Rachel Crawford}

 

Thomas W. G. – {William G.) 08 Sep 1862 - 24 May 1922 &

                       Thomas, L. C. – (Lucy C. Wills) – 1 Oct 1862 – no death date

                       [Parents of Bertha Cornelia Thomas Craft]

 

Close up of W. G. Thomas dates hard to read on this kind of stone

 

Close up of the Thomas marker hard to read unless you are at the stone

 

Smithson, Jeter L. 20 Oct 1878 – 26 Jul 1940

 

 

Caldwell, Bessie Switzer 17 Nov 1898 – 13 Dec 1947

                       [Wife of  John Bradford Caldwell]

                       {Daughter of Carey Monroe Switzer & Mary Frances Crawford}

 

Switzer, Edith E. 5 Jan 1918 – 5 Jul 1945

                       {Daughter of James William Switzer & Richter Nida Smith}

 

Switzer, Anna L. 17 Mar 1887 – 15 Mar 1971

                       {Anna Lee Huffman – wife of James William Switzer}

                       {Daughter of James Anderson Huffman & Nazie Dean Paxton}

                        {Anna was also married to Robert Daniel Lipes}

 

Switzer, James W. (William)   25 Apr 1890 - 07 Apr 1983

                       [Son of Carey Monroe Switzer & Mary Frances Crawford]

                       [Husband of Richter Nida Smith & Anna Lee Huffman Lipes]

 

Switzer, Richter N. 18 Apr 1890 – 31 Jan 1928

                       [Daughter of James Alexander Smith & Jane M. Looney]

                       [1st wife of James William Switzer]

 

                       Switzer, Richter Nida, w/o William, d/o James Alex. Smith of Paint Bank, died at her home

                       At Fenwick Mines, 31 Jan 1928, age 37;; buried Cross Roads Church Cemetery.

                       Survivors: husband and six children, the youngest born two hours before mother’s death;

                       Roy, Edith, Odell, Dorothy, Calvin and infant son.

 

Biggs, John Derick 22 Sep 1870 – 16 Aug 1939 &

                       Biggs, Ida Graves – 17 Oct 1873 – 31 Aug 1954

 

 

Footstone I. G. B. (Ida Graves Biggs)

 

Switzer, Annie L. 13 Aug 1916 – 25 Aug 1918

                       {Daughter of John Steel Switzer & Naomi Clyde Crawford}

 

Grave with metal marker with nothing on it

 

Milton, Mary Virginia 17 Jun 1909 - 20 Feb 1918

                       {Daughter of Price P. Milton & Emma M. Craft}

                       Stone is very hard to read due to angle of photograph

 

Milton, Price P. 1882 – 1959 &

                       Milton, Emma C. (Craft) – 1887 – 19

                       [No death date for Emma C. Milton]

 

Footstone P. P. M. – (Price P. Milton)

 

Footstone E. C. M. – (Emma Craft Milton)

 

Crowder, Charles J. 25 Apr 1894 – 3 Aug 1964 &

                        Crowder, Cora Craft – 19 Mar 1897 – 15 Oct 1963

                        Married – 10 Jul 1915

 

                       {Charles Jackson Crowder – a son of John Lewis Crowder & Alice B. Crawford}

                       {Cora Belle Craft – daughter of Charles Lafayette Craft & Bell Elizabeth Callahan}

 

Small stone almost buried nothing on it

 

Craft, Emmett W. 1896 – 1960 &

                       Craft, Virgin M. – 1898 – 1973

 

                       {Emmett Walker Craft – son of Benjamin Franklin Craft & Julia Ann Broughman}

                       {Virgin “Virgie” Mary Craft – daughter of Hugh Nicholas Craft & Mary Jane 'Mollie' Wright}

 

Can’t read this stone due to angle of photograph

 

Switzer, Carey M. 16 Jun 1858 – 19 Jan 1929 &

                     Switzer, Mary F. – 15 Jul 1861 – 22 Nov 1945

 

                   {Carey Monroe Switzer – son of Cary Aston Switzer & Jane Crowder}

                   {Mary Frances Crawford – daughter of Charles Frederick Crawford & Martha Ann}

 

Statue of the Virgin Mary

 

Switzer, Jeter Edward 21 Sep 1938 – 21 Sep 1938

                      Son of Edward Switzer & Virgie Switzer

 

Switzer, Edward S. 7 Sep 1901 – 1 May 1985 &

                       Switzer, Virgie G. – 7 Apr 1905 – 20 Apr 1982

 

Caldwell, Bessie Switzer 17 Nov 1898 – 13 Dec 1947

                       Daughter of Carey Monroe Switzer & Mary Frances Crawford

 

Via, Duane D. 1960 – 1960

                       Son of Mr. & Mrs. Donald L. Via - {Donald Lanier Via & Mary Ann Sloss}

 

Via, Lisa Dawn 1966 – 1966

                        Daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Donald L. Via - {Donald Lanier Via & Mary Ann Sloss}

 

Radford, Mark Lee 23 Sep 1971 – 23 May 1988

                       {Son of Alvin Brown Radford, Jr. & Virginia Katherine Brizendine}

 

Via, Joyce Mitchell 15 Nov 1934 – 20 May 1958 – “Daughter”

                        Daughter of Jefferson Davis Via & Lillie Belle Switzer

 

Via Family Marker

 

Via, Lillie (Belle) Switzer 5 Aug 1899 – 15 Aug 1956

                       {Wife of Jefferson Davis Via}

 

Via, Lillie Switzer 1899 – 1956 – Funeral Home Marker

 

Simmons, Nora Dell 30 Apr 1876 – 12 Nov 1939

 

                       Simons, Nora Bell (Tucker), widow of Joseph P., born 30 Apr 1876 died at home near

                       Barbours Creek on 12 Nov 1939, age 63 years. Married 25 Jan 1895; buried at Cross Roads

                       Church Cemetery. Survivors: five children; Mrs. Eva Davis – Charleston, WV; Stanley,

                       Raymond, & Clyde – Dehue, WV; Mrs. Pauline Jones – New Castle.

 

                       {Nora Belle Tucker Simmons was a daughter of Alexander Tucker & Mariah Elizabeth Craft}

 

Jones, Pauline Simmons 26 May 1914 – 7 Mar 1986 & - “Mother”

                       Jones, James Anah – 10 Dec 1911 – 3 Dec 1978 - “Father”

 

Jones, James Anah 1911 – 1978 – (Military Marker)

                        Pvt. U. S. Army

 

Possible unmarked grave

 

Douglas, Ernest M. 14 Jan 1896 – 26 Mar 1989 &

                       Douglas, Thelma Craft – 23 Jun 1900 – 26 Oct 1981

 

Grave with only a funeral home marker with nothing on it

 

Grave marked with funeral home marker with nothing on it and a rock

 

Rock, Odell 12 Jul 1912 – 12 Jul 1912

Son of G. W. & S. E. Rock – {George W. Rock & Susan E. Doss}

Rock, Susan w/o G. W. 1782 - 1921

Rock, George W. 1870 - 1951

Rock Funeral home Marker for G. W. Rock

Dudding, Wm. Arch 1875 - 1958 & Dudding, Eula Caldwell 1877 - 1950

Dudding, Infant of Wm. & Lucille

Dudding, William Frances 1919 - 1992

Stone

Stone

Simmons, James R. 1904 - 1937 & Simmons, Maude E. 1899 - 1970

Goodman, Vera C. 1925 - 1947

Campbell, Infant Son

Campbell, Infant son

Campbell, Janie A. 1904 - 1937

Campbell, Harry J. 1900 - 1952

Drummond, Wm. McKinley 1900 - 1968

Drummond, Floyd A. 1893 - 1978

Drummond, Floyd A. another view

Drummond, Everett 1912 - 1973

Drummond, Lela 1894 - 1983

Fields, Pearl Crawford 1907 - 1987

Drummond, Viola Hazel 1906 - 1985

Drummond, John T. 1860 - 1944 & Lucy V. 1873 - 1953

Campbell, William 1881 - 1960 & Arena P. 1881 - 1959

Fuller, Shelton Dee 1894 - 1965 & Pearl B. 1901 - 1989

S. D. F.

P. D. F.

MOTHER

Blankenship, Esther A. 1864 - 1951

Lipes, Janet Joan d/o A. W. & T. I. Lipes

Brizendine, Walter N. 1875 - 1959 & Bessie M. 1886 - 1966

Brizendine, Hugh N. 1917 - 1983

Brizendine, Kathleen 1915 - 1930

Brizendine, Martha C. 1841 - 1927

Brizendine, Hugh N. another view

Baker, Howard W. 1914 - 1996 & Eunice D. 1929 - ____

Baker, Debra Lynn 1954 - 1955

Craft, Edna Paitsel 1884 - 1970

Craft, Ethel K. 1907 - 1993 & Wm. R., Sr. 1903 - 1970

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Kittinger, Annie B. 1883 - 1981

J. W. T.

Thomas, Julia W. 1850 - 1934

Doss, David A. 1888 - 1957 & Nellie G. 1888 - 1981

Towler, Oscar W. 1889 - 1961 & Renne (cant read dates)

Doss, Arthur H. 1891 - 1965

Doss, T. J. 1843 - 1919 & Nannie A. 1845 - 1921

CSA Cross for T. J. Doss

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Pendleton, Claud 1913 - 1913

Brizendine, Elisha & Mattie M.

Brizendine, Dorothy K. 1920 - 1920 & Robert S. 1920 - 1920

Brizendine, Elisha M. 1915 - 1915

Vass, Wilbert 1889 - 1915

Ponton, Donie A. 1873 - 1952

C. H. D.

Corner marker

C. O. D.

Doss, Margie L. 1872 - 1945 & Charles O. 1866 - 1932 & C. Hobert 1896 - 1920

Unreadable

Corner

Corner

Minnix, Avie Bell 1922 - 1992

Minnix, Avil Jackson 1922 - 1992

Teeney, Leo R. 1942 - 1989

Sullivan, William P. 1912 - 1998 & Dorothy R. 1913 - 2000

Harden, Melvin W. John 1915 - 1982

Harden, Melvin W. 1915 - 1982 & Margaret E. 1920 - 2000

Adams, Harold Dean 1932 - 2006

Kendell, Floyd W. 1930 - 2004

Kendell, Floyd W., Sr. 1930 - 2004 & Jane P. 1936 - 2003

Martin, Roy J. 1945 - 2008

Davis, Thomas G. 1933 - 2005

Hart, Billy L. 1938 - 2006 & Elsie C. ???? - 2005

Hart, Billy Leon 1938 - 2006

Crawford, Stanley R. 1954 - 2004

Funeral Home Marker for Stanley Crawford

Thurston, Judith H. 1959 - ____ & Elizabeth Hall 1922 - ____ & Gerald Huchins 1920 - 2004

Snider, Richard C. 1969 - 2009

Lee, William E. 1940 - 1999

Lee, Hunter 1908- 1998 & Gladys P. 1915 - 1999

Lee, Hunter 1908 - 1998

Price, Leo W. 1927 - 2003

Price, Leo Wesley 1927 - 2003

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