.               Arthur Lee Reece, 1879 - 1976, s/o John McNealy Reece
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

8312   Arthur Lee Reece,5                                                                                831   (John,4,James,3,Thomas,2,Abraham,1)
.
.              "Lee"
.                b 7 Sep 1879 Floyd Co, Va; d 18 Jul 1976 Blacksburg, Montgomery Co, Va (SSDI 225-92-1083 Va), "s/o Max Reece and VA
.                   Phillips", bur Westview Cem, Blacksburg.
.                m 28 Mar 1899 Carroll Co to Sarah Francis Cox, b 27 Jun 1884 Floyd Co, d 8 Jan 1973 Blacksburg (SSDI 231-42-0642 Va), d/o
.                    
Hiram English (Cock) Cox (#1113) and Virginia Frances Hale (Jenny Hi).

.                Arthur's LR: Williamston, Martin Co, NC 26892.  Sarah's LR: Blacksburg, Montgomery Co, Va 24060.

.                1900 Floyd Co, Va census, Indian Valley, ED 15, sheet 4A, #63/63, Author L. Reece, Oct 1879 Va, farmer, Siroh F., 1885 Va
.                         (marr 1 yrs, 1 ch, 1 living), Dovie V.F., Mar 00 Va.
.                1910 Montgomery Co, Va census, Blacksburg Dist, ED 97, sheet 8B, #153/163, Lee A. Reece,30 Va, laborer, working out,
.                         Sarah,25 Va (marr 11 yrs, 4 ch, 4 living), Daine V.,10 Va, Nannie,7 Va, Bessie L.,6 Va, Daisy E.,3 Va.
.                1918, 12 Sep: (location not entered); WW I draft registration card: Arthur Lee Reece, b 7 Sep 1879, age 39; of RFD #1, Cambria,
.                          Montg Co, Va; occup: laborer: nearest relative: Mrs. Arthur Lee Reece; described as medium height and build, blue eyes.
.                          black hair.  See
image below.
.                1920 Montgomery Co census, Blacksburg Dist, ED 111, sheet 5B, #96/97, Arthur L. Reece,40 Va, laborer, farm, Sarah F.,35 Va,
.                         Dana T.,19 Va, Nancy M.,17 Va, Bessie L.,15 Va, Daisy E.,13 Va, Arthur L.,6 Va.
.                1930 Montgomery Co census, Blacksburg, ED 61-9, sheet 23A, #468/463, Arthur Reese,50 Va (marr age 20), laborer, farm,
.                         Sarah,47 Va (marr age 17), laundress, laundry, Day,28 Va (wid), laundress, laundry, Arthur Jr,17 Va, laborer, farm, Evelyn,
.                         9 Va, Willie (dau),6 Va.
.                1940 Botetourt Co, Va census, Amsterdam Dist, Haymakertown, ED 12-4, sheet 16B, #279, Author L. Reece,60 Va, farm man-
.                         ager, farm, Sarah F.,55 Va, Evelyn I.,19 Va.
.                1942, 27 Apr: Fincastle, Botetourt Co, Va: WW I draft registration card: Arthor Lee Reece, b 7 Sep 1879 Floyd Co, Va, age 62;
.                          of RFD No 2, Troutville, Botetourt Co; contact: Mrs. A. L. Reece; employed by Mr. W.T. Doosing, Shawsville, Va; desri-
.                          bed as 5 ft 9 in, 13, blue eyes, black hair, light complexion.  See
images below.

.                issue:

.                
1.   Dana Virginia Reece, b 17 Mar 1900 Floyd Co, d 20 Oct 1972 Blacksburg, Montgomery Co (SSDI 223-48-1270 Va), bur
.                      Westview Cem, m(1) 25 Oct 1917 Bristol, Tenn to Frank Oliver and they div Apr 1923 Montgomery Co.  Dana m(2) 6 Mar
.                      1932 Radford to Samuel Richard Linkous (Sam), b 18 Feb 1911 Montgomery Co, d 18 Sep 1971 Radford (SSDI 224-03-7192
.                      Va), bur Westview Cem, s/o Clayton Linkous and Minnie Mackons.
.                      Dana's and Sam's LR: Blacksburg, Montgomery Co 24060.
.                      1940 Montgomery Co census, Blacksburg, ED 61-12, sheet 6A, #92, Sam Linkous,29 Va, laborer, construction, Dana,40 Va,
.                               Billy,16 Va (dau), Summie,7 Va.
.                      issue:
.                  ?  
a.   Billy (?Oliver), b ca 1924 Va.  Too young to be Sam's daughter, and may be Willie, age 6 (dau), living with Arthur Lee
.                            Reece in 1930.  Poss Dana's dau from her marr to Frank Oliver, or born after their Apr 1923 divorce.
.                      
b.   Summie Marie Linkous, b 22 Oct 1932 Montgomery Co, m 14 Sep 1951 Montgomery Co to William Cecil Spencer
.                            (Jimmy), b 16 Jun 1932 McComas, WVa, d 31 May 1995 (SSDI 225-34-1778 Va), bur Roselawn Memorial Gardens,
.                            Christiansburg.
.                      
c.   Pocahontas Linkous, b 7 May 1934 Montgomery Co, d 8 May 1934 Montgomery Co.
.                      
d.   Justin Linkous, b 31 Mar 1935 Montgomery Co, d 31 Mar 1935 Montgomery Co.
.                      
e.   Daisy Ellen Linkous, b 1941 Montgomery Co, m 18 Sep 1959 Montgomery Co to Randall Ozment Carter, b ca 1935
.                            Falls of Rough, Ky, s/o Aden Josah Carter and Bessie Ventress.

.                
2.   Nancy Mae Reece (Nannie), b 25 Jul 1902 Va, d 6 Mar 1992 (SSDI 228-16-3402 Va), bur Westview Cem, m 20 Apr 1926
.                      Montgomery Co to Ellis Marshall East, b 26 May 1893 Va, d 9 Jan 1968 Montgomery Co, s/o Thomas B. East and Minnie
.                      Jane Wells.
.                      Living in Blacksburg in 1976.  Her LR: Christiansburg, Montgomery Co 24073.
.                      1930 Montgomery Co census, Blacksburg Dist, ED 61-9, sheet 11B, #236/231, Ellis M. East,36 Va (marr age 32), laborer,
.                               farm, Marshall,3 Va, Joel,2 Va, Sarah R.,6/12 Va.
.                      1940 Montgomery Co census, Blacksburg, ED 61-13, sheet 16A, 275, Nannie East,38 Va (marr), farmer, farm, Marshall,13
.                               Va, Joel,12 Va, Rebecca,10 Va, Herbert,9 Va, David,8 Va, Jonathan,6 Va, Helen,4 Va, Virginia Lee,2 Va.
.                      issue:
.                      
a.   Ellis Marshall East (Marshall), b 25 Jul 1927 Montgomery Co.  Poss m Rita Setliff.
.                      
b.   Joel Thomas East, b 19 Feb 1928 Montgomery Co, d 22 May 1952 Roanoke, bur Westview Cem, Blacksburg, m 16 Sep
.                            1950 Radford to Detromi Janie Salyer, b ca 1929 Castlwood, Va, d/o Harvey Johnson Salyer and Vina Franklin.
.                      
c.   Sarah Rebecca East (Rebecca), b 6 Oct 1929 Montgomery Co, d 1 Feb 2008, bur Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Chris-
.                            tiansburg, m 23 Nov 1950 Montgomery Co to Arvil Addie Adkins, b 8 Feb 1922 Montgomery Co, d 7 May 2011 Rad-
.                            ford, bur Roselawn Memorial Gardens, s/o Addie Ora and Nina Lou Adkins.
.                      
d.   Herbert Lee East, b 11 Jul 1931 Montgomery Co, m 4 Jul 1956 Montgomery Co to Irene Marie Cupp, b 22 Jun 1935
.                            Montgomery Co, d/o Arnold Wildon Cupp and Myrtle Mae Miles.  Of Ravenswood, WVa in 1992.
.                      
e.   David Loyd East, b 2 Jan 1933 Montgomery Co, d 3 Mar 1998 (SSDI 223-38-8393 Va), m 11 Dec 1953 Richmond to
.                            Joan June Shepherd Ortega, b 27 Jan 1933 Richmond, d May 1989 (SSDI 224-38-2249 Va), d/o John Ortega and Isabelle
.                            Foland.  Of Christiansburg in 1992.  David's and Joan's LR: Shawsville, Montgomery Co 24162.
.                      
f.    Jonathan Edward East, b 2 Jan 1934 Montgomery Co.  Of Blacksburg in 1992.  Poss John E. East, b 2 Jan 1934, d 7
.                            Apr 2004 (SSDI 223-38-8493 Va), with LR: Blacksburg, Montgomery Co 24060.
.                      
g.   Helen Frances East, b 20 Aug 1936 Montgomery Co, m 3 Mar 1961 Roanoke to Frank Delano Hemetek, b ca 1935 Hol-
.                            den, WVa, s/o Joseph Hemetek and Annie Elick.  Of Ravenswood, WVa in 1992.
.                      
h.   Virginia Lee East, b 6 Dec 1937 Montgomery Co.  Of Blacksburg in 1992.

.                
3.   Bessie Lee Reece, b 31 Oct 1904 Montgomery Co, d 4 Mar 1947 Montgomery Co, m Maury Thomas Linkous, b 3 Sep
.                      1903 Montgomery Co, d 14 Jul 1964 Montgomery Co, s/o Harvey Crockett Linkous and Carrie Jane Linkous.
.                      issue:
.                      1930 Montgomery Co census, Blacksburg Dist, ED 61-9, sheet 17B, #357/352, Myra F. Linkous,26 Va (marr age 19), engi-
.                               neer, coal yard dinkey engine, Bessie L.,25 Va (marr age 18), Helen B.,6 Va, Betty J.,3 Va, Eula B.,3/12 Va.
.                      1940 Montgomery Co census, Blacksburg, Merrimac, ED 61-12, sheet 6A, #91, Maury Linkous,36 Va, miner, mining co,
.                               Bessie,35 Va, Ruth,16 Va, Betty Jean,13 Va, Eula Belle,10 Va, Claudine,8 Va, Vernon,3 Va.
.                      issue:
.                      
a.   Helen Ruth Linkous (Ruth), b 8 Jan 1924 Montgomery Co, d 21 Sep 2010 (SSDI Va), bur Roselawn Memorial Gar-
.                            dens, Christiansburg, m 23 Jan 1946 Montgomery Co to Riley Murrel Linkous, b 7 Oct 1922, d 9 Mar 1980 Radford
.                            (SSDI 228-16-3430 Va), bur Roselawn Memorial Gardens, s/o William Preston Linkous (Preston) and Amanda Jane
.                            Linkous.  Ruth's and Riley's LR and LB: Christiansburg, Montgomery Co 24073.
.                      
b.   Betty Jean Linkous, b ca 1927 Montgomery Co, m 5 Jan 1946 Montgomery Co to Henry Ceaphus Weddle, b 2 Sep
.                            1921 Montgomery Co, d 13 Feb 1986 Radford (SSDI 228-16-1394 Va), s/o Ceaphus G. Weddle and Margaret Jarrels.
.                            Henry's LR and LB: Radford, Va 24141.
.                      
c.   Eula Belle Linkous, b ca 1930 Montgomery Co, m 27 Sep 1967 Montgomery Co to Joseph Franklin Shelor, b ca 1927
.                            Willis, Va, s/o Waitman Thomas Shelor and Demeris Keith.  Joseph was prev marr and div.
.                      
d.   Thelma Claudine Linkous, b 30 Jan 1932 Montgomery Co, d 5 Jun 1997 (SSDI 223-38-9670 Va), m ____ Owens.
.                            Her LR: Check, Floyd Co 24072 and LB: Stuart, Patrick Co 24171.
.                      
e.   Maury Vernon Linkous, b 10 Feb 1937 Montgomery Co, d 25 Oct 2010 Roanoke (SSDI Va), bur Sunset Cem, Chris-
.                            tiansburg, m 26 Nov 1959 Montgomery Co to Rita Darnell Proco, b ca 1940 Mercer Co, WVa, d/o John Earl Proco and
.                            Margaret Lula Becorest.  Maury's LR: Christiansburg, Montgomery Co 24073.

.                
4.   Daisy Ellen Reece (Ellen), b 12 Nov 1906 Va, d 15 Oct 1988 Montgomery Co (SSDI "Reed" 231-30-9183 Va), bur West-
.                      view Cem, m(1) 3 Nov 1925 McDowell Co, WVa to Furd C. Reed, b 25 Nov 1906 Pulaski Co, d 5 Nov 1957 Scott Co, Tenn,
.                      bur William Cem, Norma, Scott Co, s/o Sylvester D. Reed and Elizabeth Harris (Annie in the marr rec).  Ellen m(2) 21 Jul
.                      1973 Montgomery Co to George Essie Linkous, b 19 Sep 1903 Va, d 30 Apr 1985 Montgomery Co (SSDI 229-01-5936 Va),
.                      s/o William Burnett Linkous and Sally Ann Linkous.  George had prev marr and was wid.
.                      Living in Blacksburg in 1976.  Ellen's LR and George's LR and LB: Blacksburg, Montgomery Co 24060.
.                      1930 Mingo Co, WVa census, Lee Dist, Puritan, ED 30-9, sheet 25A, #435/435, Furd Reed,23 Va  (marr age 19), pumper,
.                               coal mine, Helen,23 Va (marr age 19), Furd Jr,3 Va, Reba,6/12 WVa.
.                      1940 Scott Co, Tenn census, 1st Dist, ED 76-1, sheet 10B, #156, Furd Reed,33 Va, miner, coal mines, Ellen,33 Va, Junior,11
.                               Va, Reba,8 WVa, Vesler,6 Tenn, Author,5 Tenn, Arvil,4 Tenn, Windel,8/12 Tenn.
.                      issue:
.                      
a.   Furd Reed (Junior), b 13 Feb 1927 Montgomery Co, d 22 Aug 1970 (SSDI 412-34-0687 Tenn), bur Black Creek Cross
.                            Roads Cem, Robbins, Scott Co, m Juanell ____, b 18 Jun 1937.
.                      
b.   Reba Reed, b ca 1932 WVa.
.                      
c.   Vesler Reed, b ca 1934 Tenn.
.                      
d.   Author Reed, b ca 1935 Tenn.
.                      
e.   Arvil Reed, b ca 1936 Tenn.
.                      
f.    Robert Reed, b 10 Dec 1937, d 3 May 1938, bur Mill Branch Cem, Norma, Scott Co.
.                      
g.   Windel Reed, b ca 1939 Tenn.

83121       
5.   Arthur Lee Reece, b 1 Apr 1913 Montgomery Co, m Hester Merle Sutphin (Merle).
.                      Moved to Fairfax, Va.

.                
6.   Evelyn Isabella Reece, b 19 Mar 1921 Montgomery Co, m 22 Sep 1941 Roanoke to Milfred Denzil McPherson, b 3 Jun
.                      1916 Marshfield, Ore, d 24 Mar 1985 Wilson Co, NC (SSDI 226-26-9348 Va), s/o Charles Clement McPherson and Mary
.                      Lydia Hoople.
.                      Living in Williamston, NC in 1976.  Milford's LR: Princeton, Johnston Co, NC 27569.
.                      issue:
.                      
a.   Beverly Anne McPherson, b 22 Jun 1942 Montgomery Co, d 10 Aug 2001 Matthews Co, Va (SSDI NC), m(1) 25 Jun
.                            1961 Onslow Co, NC to James Durwood Cowan, b ca 1939, and they div 14 Oct 1980 Newport News, Va.  Beverly
.                            m(2) 7 Mar 1981 Newport News, Va to John Patrick Kinney, b 25 Aug 1935 Pa, d 15 Feb 2011 (SSDI Pa), s/o John
.                            Edward McKinney and Viola Hyde.  John was prev marr and div 10 Nov 1977.
.                            Beverly's LR: Gwynn, Matthews Co, Va 23066.  John's LR: Tampa, Hillsborough Co, Fla 33616.

.                
7.   Pauline Reece, b 21 Jun 1923 Montgomery Co, d 31 Jun 1923 Blacksburg, Montgomery Co, "premature, d/o Lee Reece
.                      and Sarah F. Cox".

.            ?  
8.   Willie Reece (dau), b ca 1924 Va.  Not mentioned in Arthur Lee Reece's obit.  Poss Billy, age 16 (dau), living with Sam and
.                      Dana Linkous in the 1940 census.








.                 Ref:  1. "
Cox-Phillips Family Newsletter", Nov 93: Arthur "Lee" Reece, Sr, age 96, of Blacksburg, Va, passed away on Sunday,
.                                July 18, 1876 [sic], in a local hospital.  He was born in Floyd County, August 7, 1879, a son of the late John "Mack"
.                                McNeely Reece and Virginia Frances Phillips-Reece.  He was married in Carrol County, March 28, 2899 to Sarah Fran-
.                                cis Cox.  She was born in Floyd County, June 27, 1884, the daughter of Hiram English Cock and Virgina Frances "Jenny
.                                Hi" Hale-Cock.  She preceded him in death January 8, 1973;  also three daughters preceded him in death:  Pauline Reece
.                                (infant 1923); Bessie Lee Linkous (1946); and Dana Virginia Linkous (Oct. 20, 1972).  Surviving are three daughters,
.                                Mrs. Ellis Marshall (Nannie Mae) East and Mrs. Ferd (Ellen Daisy) Reed, both of Blacksburg; Mrs. Milfred D. (Eve-
.                                lyn Isabella) McPherson of Williamston, NC.; one son, Arthur Lee Reece, Jr., Reston; two half sisters, Mrs. Loyce
.                                (Ola) Marshall (died April 6, 1984); Mrs. John Oliver (Mandy) Mitchell of Copper Valley; three half brothers Amos
.                               "Payton" Reece (died June 29, 1980); Posey "Miles" Reece (died December 8, 1991); William "Harless" Reece (died
.                                October 24, 1982); also 29 grandchildren and 69 great-grandchildren.  Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 20,
.                                1976, at 2:00 p.m. at theHoy Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. JErry Sloss.  Burial followed in Westview
.                                Cemetery.
.                          2.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Willis Jensen; Rick Chitwood; Jan Miller; Cindy Akers; HokieGirl222; Brenda Dudley
.                                Eanes; Lisa Cosby.
.                          3.   Same, info by Mike:
.                                Blacksburg- Nannie Mae Reece East, age 89, died March 6, 1992 at Montgomery Regional Hospital. Mrs. East was
.                                born in Blacksburg, Va. to the late Arthur Reece, Sr. and Sarah Cox Reece.  Surviving are three daughters, Rebecca E.
.                                Adkins, Christiansburg; Helen E. Hemetek, Ravenswood, W. Va.; Virginia East, Blacksburg; three sons, Herbert East,
.                                Ravenswood, W Va.; David East, Christiansburg; Jonathan East, Blacksburg; one daughter-in-law, Rita East, Roanoke;
.                                sixteen grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, eighteen great- grandchildren.  Funeral services will be Sunday, March 8,
.                                1:00 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home Chappel. The Rev. Roy Quesenberry will officiate. Interment will follow in West-
.                                view Cemetery....
.                          4.   Same, info by SWVA Genealogy Searcher:
.                                Rebecca East Adkins, 78, of Christiansburg, passed away February 1, 2008 at Montgomery Regional Hospital.  She is
.                                the daughter of the late Ellis M. and Nannie Mae Reece East.  Mrs. Adkins is survived by her husband, Arvil Addie
.                                Adkins; sisters, Helen Hemetek and husband, Frank, and Virginia East; brother, Herbert East and wife, Irene; sister-in-
.                                law, Emma Homner and husband, Daniel.  Also surviving are her children, Wanda Ramsey and husband, Ken, Diane
.                                Nester and husband, Conrad, Michael Adkins and wife, Patricia, and Phyllis Underwood; grandchildren, Kevin Ramsey,
.                                Karen Kirkner, Benjamin Nester, Emily Bunn, Heather Adkins, Virginia Adkins, Kate Adkins, Olivia Underwood, and
.                                Zachary Underwood; and great-grandchild, Tristan Nester.  The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sun-
.                                day, February 3, 2008 at Horne Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, February 4, 2008 at the
.                                Harbor of Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Richard Kingrea officiating. Interment to follow in Rose-
.                                lawn Memorial Gardens....
.                          4.   Same, info by SWVA Genealogy Searcher:
.                                Arvil Addie Adkins, 89, of Christiansburg, passed away May 7, 2011 at Wheatland Hills Retirement Home in Radford.
.                                He was the son of the late Addie Ora and Nina Lou Adkins. Mr. Adkins was also preceded in death by his wife,
.                                Rebecca East Adkins.  He is survived by his children and their spouses; Wanda Ramsey and husband, Ken, Diane
.                                Nester and husband, Conrad, Michael Adkins and wife, Patricia, and Phyllis Underwood; grandchildren, Kevin Ramsey,
.                                Karen Kirkner, Benjamin Nester, Emily Bunn, Heather Adkins, Virginia Adkins, Kate Adkins, Olivia Underwood, and
.                                Zachary Underwood; and great-grandchildren, Tristan Nester, Rayelle Nester, Lyla Bunn and Parker Cates.  Also sur-
.                                viving is his sister, Emma Homner.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2008 at the
.                                Horne Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2011 in the Horne Funeral Home
.                                Chapel with the Rev. Richard Kingrea officiating. Interment to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens....
.                          5.   Same, info by Cindy Akers, with obit from Barbara Chittum Hutchens:
.                                W. C. Spencer, (Jimmy), 62, of Christiansburg, died Wednesday evening, May 31, 1995 in Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
.                                He is survived by his wife, Summie L. Spencer; three daughters and a son-in-law, Janet and Monte Hale, Blacksburg,
.                                Joyce S. Watts and Martha E. Spencer, both of Christiansburg; one son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Connie Spen-
.                                cer, Christiansburg; three sisters, Betty Wellman, Montcalm, W. Va., Sally Ratcliff and Annie Eller, both of Pilot; one
.                                brother, Oscar Spencer of Bluefield, W.Va.; grandchildren, Shawna, Dana, Drago, Damon, Jessica, Justin and Lee; friend,
.                                Barry Linkous. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday from the Richardson-Horne Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by
.                                the Rev. Wallace Yopp with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Masonic graveside rites conducted by
.                                McDaniel Lodge #86, A.F. & A.M....
.