Person:Vena Westfall (1)

Watchers
m. 2 Feb 1908
  1. Eucle Knotts1909 - 2011
  2. Ruby KnottsAbt 1911 - Bef 1990
  3. Opal KnottsAbt 1912 - Bef 2011
  4. Raymond Knotts1915 - 1916
  5. Victor Arlington Knotts1918 - Bef 2011
  6. Walter KnottsAbt 1921 - Bef 2011
  7. Berdine KnottsAbt 1926 -
  8. Charles Howard KnottsAbt 1928 - Bef 2011
Facts and Events
Name Vena Westfall
Alt Name Venia
Gender Female
Birth[1][2] 24 Sep 1889 Washington District, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States
Marriage 2 Feb 1908 Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United Statesto Howard C. Knotts
Death? 13 May 1990 Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States
Burial[3] Minnora Cemetery, Minnora, Calhoun Co., West Virginia, United States

Verna's birth record gives her parents as Thomas H. Westfall and Laura V. Hoskins. Her marriage record gives her father as Warren Westfall which agrees with the following obit. That early birth record was probably a transcription of poor handwriting!

From the obituary collection of the Roane County Historical Society, compiled by David L. Boggs, transcribed with permission.

"The Times Record", Spencer, WV, 1990

Vena M. Knotts, 100, of Orma died Sunday, May 13, 1990, in Calhoun General Hospital, Grantsville, after a long illness.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Warren and Laura Hoskins Westfall. She was a member of Minnora United Methodist Church.

She is survived by four sons, Eucle C. of Millstone, Victor of Sunbury, Pa., Walter of Florida and Charles H. of Charleston; two daughters, Berdine Wayne of Orma and Opal Queen Woodruff of Clairmont, Calif; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Knotts, in 1974; one son, Raymond; and one daughter, Ruby Alexander.

Services were held Wednesday at Minnora United Methodist Church, with Rev. Jimmy Hickman and Rev. Phyllis Dye officiating. Burial was in the Minnora Cemetery.

The Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg was in charge of arrangements.

References
  1. West Virginia, United States. Vital Research Records Search Selection. (West Virginia, United States: West Virginia Archives and History).

    marriage record

  2. West Virginia, United States. Vital Research Records Search Selection. (West Virginia, United States: West Virginia Archives and History)
    Calhoun County Birth Records.
  3. Obituary.

    Obituary found in Calhoun, Roane & Clay Co., WV MyFamily site. From the obituary collection of the Roane Co., WV Historical Society, published in "The Times Record", Spencer, WV, 1990.