.    William Harless Reece, 1906 - 1982, s/o John McNealy Reece
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                 author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

8319   William Harless Reece,5                                                                   831    (John,4,James,3,Thomas,2,Abraham,1)
.
.               "Harless"
.                 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
.                          Burton.

.                 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.

.                 issue:

83191        
1.   Clifton Junior Reece, b 19 Dec 1928 Caretta, McDowell Co, m Lois Jean Rutherford.

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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.
.                       issue:
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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.

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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.
.                       issue:
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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.

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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.

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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.
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