|. William Harless Reece, 1906 - 1982, s/o John McNealy Reece
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
8319 William Harless Reece,5 831 (John,4,James,3,Thomas,2,Abraham,1)
. b 7 Nov 1906 Carroll Co, Va; d 24 Oct 1982 Galax, Carroll Co (SSDI 232-14-6587 Va), "s/o John Reece and Cordelia Quesen-
. berry", bur Quesenberry Cem, Indian Valley, Floyd Co, Va.
. m(1) Hetty Glician Phillips (Glician), b 31 Oct 1907 Carroll Co, d 20 Dec 1962, bur Quesenberry Cem, d/o Ballard Preston
. Phillips (#42121213) and William's 2nd cousin Tryphena Reece (Phena,Phoenie) (d/o Jefferson Reece (#852)).
. m(2) 7 May 1965 Floyd Co, Va to Notie Lee Smith, b 27 Oct 1909 Indian Valley, d 22 Dec 1990 (SSDI 223-30-4661 Va), d/o
. Robbie Elmer Smith and Virgie Vinicia Harris (Vinie). Notie had m(1) Oscar Wilson Quesenberry, and m(2) Jennings Burl
. William's and Notie's LR and LB: Indian Valley, Floyd Co, Va 24105.
. 1930 Carroll Co census, Pine Creek, ED 18-10, sheet 4B, #83/83, Harlis W. Reece,22 Va (marr age 19), laborer, farm, Gleason,
. 21 Va (marr age 18), Junior,1 2/12 Va.
. 1940 McDowell Co, WVa census, Big Creek Dist, Coretta Susanna, ED 24-19, sheet 4B, #59, Harlase Riece,32 Va, coal loader,
. coal mines, Gleson,31 Va, Harlas Jr,11 WVa, Irene,9 WVa, Diana,1 WVa.
83191 1. Clifton Junior Reece, b 19 Dec 1928 Caretta, McDowell Co, m Lois Jean Rutherford.
. 2. Helen Irene Reece (Irene), b 10 Apr 1931 Carroll Co, m 12 Feb 1953 Martinsville, Va to Elmer Arnold Edwards, b ca 1932
. Carroll Co, s/o Oscar Edwards and Beatrice Bowman.
. Living in Austinville in 1982.
. a. Sharon Rebecca Edwards, b 1956 Va, m 12 Aug 1977 Carroll Co to Joe Henry Shaffer, b 1958 Md, s/o Joe Dean Shaffer
. and Mae Florence Adams.
. 3. Deanna Lee Reece, b ca 1937-39 Caretta, WVa, m 23 Nov 1955 Tazewell Co, Va to Billy Joe Wright (Bill), b ca 1934
. Tazewell Co, s/o Charlie C. Wright and Rose Edmonds.
. a. Dennis Alan Wright, b 1956 WVa, m 14 Feb 1988 Tazewell Co to Shelia Diane Witt, b 1964 Md, d/o John Wayne Witt
. and Dorothy Helen Sparks. Sheila had prev marr and div 30 Oct 1987.
. 4. Douglas Ray Reece, b 1941 McDowell Co, WVa, m 28 Jul 1962 Floyd Co to Essie Lucille Dalton, b 1945 Floyd Co, d/o
. Foster Edwin Dalton and Belva Goad (d/o Charles Arthur Goad (Charlie,Bud) (#K211)).
. Living in Patrick Springs in 1982.
83193 5. Kenneth Edward Reece, b ca 1946 McDowell Co, WVa, m Claralyn Elizabeth Dalton.
. 6. Donald Keith Reece, b 1948.
. Living in Wellford, SC in 1982.
. Ref: 1. "Cox-Phillips Family Newsletter", Mar 1983: William "Harless" Reece, age 75, of Route 1, Indian Valley, Va, died Sun.,
. Octobert 24, 1982, in Twin County Community Hospital in Galax. He was born in Carroll County Nov. 7, 1906 to
. John Mack Reece (b. 3-2-1855; m. 10-31-1888; d. 11-21-1923) and Cordelia "Sis" Quesenberry (b. 5-24-1866; d. 4-25-
. 1949). He was a retired coal miner. Surviving are his wife Nottie Lee Smith Reece of the residence; five children by a
. previous marriage, Clifton Junior Reece, Bishop, WV; Douglas Reece, Patrick Springs; Kenneth Reece, Tazewell; Don-
. ald Keith Reece, Wellford, SC; Mrs. Helen "Irene" Edwards, Austinville; a step-daughter Mrs. James Harold (Lorie
. "Eithel") Quesenberry, Roanoke; 3 sisters, Mrs. John Oliver (Mandy Mitchell, Mrs. Glenn (Emma) Hutton, both of
. Indian Valley; a brother, Miles Reece, Dugspur; 16 grandchildren; three greast-grandchildren; one step-grandson. Fune-
. ral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 26 from Wesleyan Churh by the Rev. Joe Shockley. Interment
. was in the Quesenberry Cemetery, Marshall Hill, Indian Valley.
. 2. "Bluegraph Daily Telegraph", 26 Oct 1982, obit for William Harless Reece,82.
. 3. "Ambrose N. Cox, Sr., Descendants 1772-1972", 1973, Elza B. Cox, p 476.
. 4. "The Genealogy of William Tobias Phillips....", 1989, Elza B. Cox, p 289.
. 5. www.findagrave.com, info by Victoria Taylor-True.