.     James Everett Reece, 1881 - 1970, s/o John McNealy Reece
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

8313   James Everett Reece,5                                                                         831   (John,4,James,3,Thomas,2,Abraham,1)
.
.              "Jim"
.                b 14 Aug 1881 Floyd Co, Va; d 14 Apr 1970 Christiansburg, Montgomery Co (SSDI 230-40-8953 Va), "s/o John Reece and Bes-
.                   sie Phillips", bur Snowville Cem, Snowville, Pulaski Co, Va.
.                m(1) 7 Dec 1899 Floyd Co to Lucretia Phillips (Crissie), b 8 Sep 1881 Floyd Co, d 22 Oct 1921, bur Snowville Cem, d/o
Noah
.                         Phillips (#421228) and Elizabeth (Betsy) Quesenberry.
.                m(2) 4 Mar 1922 Floyd Co to Lavla Bessie Phillips Cox (Bessie), b 1 Dec 1882 Floyd Co, d 16 Jul 1986 Pulaski Co, bur Appa-
.                         lachian Conference Cem, Dublin, Pulaski Co, d/o
Bryant Pleasant Phillips (#421712) and Cleora Lee Williams.  Bessie
.                         had m(1) 18 Dec 1909 Floyd Co to
James Marion Cox (Jim) (#11133), b 7 Jun 1888 Carroll Co, d 17 Aug 1982 Floyd
.                         Co, s/o Hiram English Cox (Cock) and Virginia Francis Hale (Jennie Hi).
.                         She was Bessie Lou Phillips acc to son Melvin's marr rec, and Bessie Lula Phillips in dau Helen's death rec.

.                James' LR: Pulaski, Pulaski Co, Va 24301.

.                1910 Floyd Co census, Indian Valley, ED 48, sheet 10B, #184/184, James E. Reece,28 Va, blacksmith, own shop, Lucrecia,28
.                         Va (marr 10 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Sherman R.,8 Va, Liddie M.,2 Va.
.                1918, 12 Sep: Pulaski, Pulaski Co, Va: WW I draft registration card: James Evrret Reece, b 14 Aug 1881, age 37; of Snowville,
.                          Pulaski Co; occup: blacksmith; nearest relative: Lucretia Reece; described as medium height and build, blue eyes, dark
.                          hair.  See
image below.
.                1920 Pulaski Co, Va census, Hiwassee Dist, ED 60, sheet 10A, #183/183, James E. Reece,38 Va, blacksmith, house shop, Lucre-
.                         cia,38 Va, Sherman,18 Va, Lotter,12 Va, Fosler,7 Va.
.                1930 Pulaski Co census, Hiwassee Dist, ED 78-4, sheet 4A, #68/68, James E. Reece,48 Va (marr age 19), merchant, retail store,
.                         own, $2000, Bessie L.,39 Va (marr age 19), C. Farta,17 Va, Melvin N.,4 8/12 Va, Vernia Cox,19 Va (stepdau).
.                1940 Pulaski Co census, Hiawassee Dist, Snowville, ED 78-6, sheet 23B, #385, James E. Reece,58 Va, merchant, retail grocery,
.                         Bessie,48 Va, Melvin,13 Va.
.                1942, 27 Apr: Pulaski, Pulaski Co, Va: WW II draft registration card: James Everett Reece, b 14 Aug 1881 Floyd Co, Va; age 60;
.                          of Snowville, Pulaski Co; occup: general merchendise; contact: Mrs. Bessie Reece; described as 5' 6", 155 lbs, gray eyes,
.                          brown hair; light complexion.  See
images below.

.                 issue:

83131        
1.   Sherman Roscoe Reece, b 17 May 1901 Indian Valley, m Jane Mellie Huff (Mellie).

.                 
2.   Lottie Mae Reece, b 3 Sep 1907 Indian Valley, Floyd Co, d 5 Oct 1928 Pulaski Co, bur Snowville Cem, m 29 Feb 1924
.                       Tenn to Drayton Clifton Carroll, b 8 Apr 1903 Snowville, Pulaski Co, d 6 Sep 1982 Buchanan Co, Va (SSDI b "1904" 224-
.                       03-5910 Va), s/o Andrew Jackson Carroll and Sylvira Phillips (d/o
Noah Phillips (#4321228)).
.                       Drayton's LR: Grundy, Buchanan Co, Va 24614.
.                       1930 Pulaski Co census, Hiwassee Dist, ED 78-4, sheet 3B, #60/60, H. Andrew Carroll,53 Va (marr age 19), (no occup),
.                                Sylvira,52 Va (marr age 16), Drayton,26 Va (wid), laborer, pipe shop, Allene R.,18 Va, servant, private family, Ran-
.                                dolph,16 Va, laborer, farm, Robert L.,12 Va, Ervia,10 Va, Frances,4 8/12 Va (gd).
.                       1940 Montgomery Co census, Radford, ED 117-2, sheet 1A, Grove Ave, #3, Drayton R. Carroll,36 Va, driller, road, con-
.                                struction, Katharine,35 Va, Robert,5 Va, Sybil,2 Va, Leggeta,3/12 Va., James H. Andrews,15 Va (stepson).
.                       issue:
.                       
a.   Frances Lucille Carroll, b 27 Jul 1925 Pulaski Co, d 30 Mar 2008 Montgomery Co, m 6 Nov 1944 Pulaski Co to
.                             George Truman Simpkins (Rev), b 10 Jan 1925 Pulaski Co, d 1 May 2000 Pulaski Co, bur Appalachian Conference Cem,
.                             Dublin, Pulaski Co, s/o Hobart and Gracie Simpkins.
.                       
b.   Helen Delois Carroll, b 14 Jul 1927 Pulaski Co, d 24 Oct 1928 Pulaski Co, bur Snowville Cem.

83132        
3.   Cornelius Foster Reece, b 9 Dec 1912 Floyd Co, m Emma Elizabeth White.
.                       Moved to Chesapeake, Va.

83133        
4.   Melvin Eugene Reece, b 6 Jul 1925 Pulaski Co, m Cleo Geneva Moore.

.                 
5.   Helen Dorris Reece, b 12 Mar 1927 Pulaski Co, d 21 Mar 1927 Pulaski Co, bur Snowville Cem.






.                 Ref:  1. "
The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips...", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 90-92, 202-03, 219, 245, 374
.                          2. "
Ambrose N. Cox, Sr., Descendants 1772-1972", 1973, Elza B. Cox, p 350, 544.
.                          3. "
Cox-Phillips Family Neewsletter", Nov 2000, obit for Melvin Eugene Reece.
.                          4.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Anonymous; Lisa Caldwell Garrett.
.                          5.   Same, info by SWVA Genealogy Searcher, orig in "
The News Journal", 17 Jul 1986.
.                                Bessie Phillips Reece, 95, died Wednesday in a Pulaski nursing home.  She was the widow of James Everett Reece.
.                                Surviving are two sons, Melvin Reece of Hiwassee and Foster Reece of Chesapeake; one daughter, Mrs. Ray (Verna)
.                                Lancaster of Hiwassee; two brothers, Columbus Phillips of Vicker and Charley Phillips of Radford; six grand­children
.                                and ten great grandchildren.  The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev.
.                                Roy Quesenberry and the Rev. Eddie Wood officiating. Interment will follow in the Pentecostal Holiness Headquarters
.                                Cemetery in Dublin....
.