James Granville Vannoy
(1909-1996)
Sarah Annie Miller
(1909-1931)
JoAnna Vannoy
(1931-2013)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Walter Boyden Beeker Sr.

JoAnna Vannoy 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 30 Aug 1931, , Ashe, NC, USA 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Walter Boyden Beeker Sr. on 18 Aug 1957 in West Jefferson, Ashe, NC, USA 1 2
  • Died: 8 Dec 2013, Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA at age 82 4 6
  • Buried: Welcome: Center United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 4

   FamilySearch ID: LN21-HL2.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Charlotte Observer: Beeker - Vannoy Wedding, 20 Aug 1957, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC. 2 Bride Carries Lace Fan
JEFFERSON -- Carrying a white orchid and tuberoses on a Brussels lace fan brought from Belgium by the bridegroom, Miss Jo Anna Vannoy became the bride of Walter Boyd Beeker Sunday at 5 p.m. The Rev. M. D. Hart officiated in the First Baptist Church of West Jefferson. She is the daughter of James Granville Vannoy and the late Mrs. Annie Miller Vannoy. She has made her home with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Miller. Her grandfather gave her in marriage. The bride wore a waltz-length gown of silk taffeta and Alencon lace and a tiara of orange blossoms with a shoulder-length illusion veil. Mrs. Richard Speas of Tobaccoville was matron of honor. Other attendants were Mrs. Ralph Little of West Jefferson and the bridegroom's sister, Cynthia of Welcome. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Pierce Beeker of Welcome. His father was best man. Ushers were his brother, Bill, Jack Koontz of Greensboro, Dr. Bob Snider of Mocksville and Fred Hauser. Mrs. Beeker is a graduate of Jefferson High School and Appalachian State Teachers College. For two years she taught at Walnut Cove and will teach in Lexington this fall. Mr. Beeker, a graduate of Welcome High School and Wake Forest College, did graduate work at ASTC.

2. Obituary: Jefferson Post; obituary of JoAnna Beeker on 9 Dec 2013 in West Jefferson, Ashe, NC, USA. 6 JoAnna Beeker | Visit Guest Book

Mrs. JoAnna Vannoy Beeker of Lexington passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at her home. She was 82.
Mrs. Beeker was born Aug. 30, 1931, to James and Annie Vannoy of Ashe County.
She grew up with her maternal grandparents, William and Dora Miller, of the Orion Community. Mrs. Beeker was a 1952 graduate of Appalachian State University. She was a school teacher and retired from Davidson County Social Services. Mrs. Beeker was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Lexington.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Boyden Beeker Sr.; and her son, Dermont Issac "Ike" Beeker.
Mrs. Beeker is survived by her sons, Walter Beeker Jr. of Welcome, William Beeker (Debbie) of Lexington, Vann Beeker (Jennifer) of Lexington; her daughter, Adelaide Beeker of Winston-Salem; grandchildren, Clark Beeker, Cole Beeker, Preston Beeker, Olivia Beeker and Emerson Beeker.
A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery with Reverend Dr. Tom King and Reverend Dr. Stephen Pillsbury officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 p.m., prior to the service at Center United Methodist Church and other times at the home.
A memorial donation may be made to an educational charity of the donor's choice .

3. Obituary: Winston-Salem Journal: obituary of JoAnna Vannoy Beeker on 10 Dec 2013 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, USA. 7 JoAnna Vannoy Beeker Aug. 30, 1931 - Dec. 8, 2013

Mrs. JoAnna Vannoy Beeker, 82, of Lexington passed away Sunday, December 8, 2013 at her home. Mrs. Beeker was born August 30, 1931 to James and Annie Vannoy of Ashe County, NC. She grew up with her maternal grandparents, William and Dora Miller, of the Orion Community. Mrs. Beeker was a 1952 graduate of Appalachian State University. She was a school teacher and retired from Davidson County Social Services. Mrs. Beeker was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Lexington. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Boyden Beeker, Sr. and her son, Dermont Issac "Ike" Beeker. Mrs. Beeker is survived by her sons, Walter Beeker, Jr. of Welcome, William Beeker (Debbie) of Lexington, Vann Beeker (Jennifer) of Lexington;her daughter, Adelaide Beeker of Winston-Salem;grandchildren, Clark Beeker, Cole Beeker, Preston Beeker, Olivia Beeker and Emerson Beeker. A graveside service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Center United Methodist Church Cemetery with Reverend Dr. Tom King and Reverend Dr. Stephen Pillsbury officiating. The family will receive friends from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., prior to the service at Center United Methodist Church and other times at the home. A memorial donation may be made to an educational charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.


JoAnna married Walter Boyden Beeker Sr., son of Harvey Pierce Beeker and Eva Mae Greene, on 18 Aug 1957 in West Jefferson, Ashe, NC, USA.1 2 (Walter Boyden Beeker Sr. was born on 28 Apr 1929 in , Rowan, NC,3 8 9 died on 20 Jan 2010 in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, NC, USA 3 8 and was buried on 22 Jan 2010 in Welcome: Center United Methodist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 3 8.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Records, 1741-2011 (Original data: North Carolina County Registers of Deeds. Microfilm. Record Group 048. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.), Walter Boyd Beeker and JoAnn Vannoy m. 18 Aug 1957 in West Jefferson, NC.

2 The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC) (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 20 Aug 1957, page 11. Beeker-Vannoy Wedding.

3 Davidson Funeral Home (301 North Main Street, Lexington, North Carolina 27292. http://www.davidsonfuneralhome.net/), Obituary of Boyd Beeker, http://www.davidsonfuneralhome.net/home/index.cfm?action=public%3Aobituaries.view&id=498520&fh_id=10540.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=145685941.

5 The Heritage of Davidson County 1982 (Lexington, North Carolina : Genealogical Society of Davidson County, c1982, 794 p. ISBN 0894591827), Albert Erastus and Jennie Lou Beeker 154.

6 Jefferson Post (W. Jefferson, NC) (West Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina.), http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/jeffersonpost/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=168439708 9 Dec 2013, obituary of Mrs. JoAnna Vannoy Beeker.

7 Winston Salem Journal (Winston Salem, NC), 10 Dec 2013, obituary of JoAnna Vannoy Beeker.

8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46941746.

9 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC35-6D2 Walter Boyden Beeker, 28 Apr 1929 citing vol. 17, p. 1380, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.



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