William Riley Boyd
(1875-1945)
Flora Davis
(1887-1970)
Mary Willa Boyd
(1906-1990)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Harrell Turner Beeker

2. Edward Wilson Singleton

Mary Willa Boyd 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 26 Jun 1906, Jonathan, Haywood, NC, USA 3 4 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Harrell Turner Beeker on 20 Feb 1954 in , Catawba, NC, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): Edward Wilson Singleton on 5 Feb 1938 in , Burke, NC 2
  • Died: 11 Nov 1990, Hickory, Catawba, NC, USA at age 84 3 4 6 7
  • Buried: 13 Nov 1990, Hickory: Oakwood Cemetery, Catawba, NC, USA 4 6 7

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 20 Feb 1954 in Hickory, Catawba, NC, USA. 1

2. Occupation: hosiery manufacturer pairer on 11 Nov 1990 in Hickory, Catawba, NC, USA. 4

3. Obituary: The Charlotte Observer: obituary of Willa Boyd Beeker on 12 Nov 1990 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC. 7 HICKORY -- Mrs. Willa Boyd Beeker, 84, textile worker, died Nov. 11, 1990, at Frye Regional Medical Center. Funeral is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Lutheran Church. Visitation is 7 to 8:30 tonight at Hickory Funeral Home.

Survivors are her son, Charles Beeker; daughter, Mrs. Flo Icard; sisters, Mrs. Jesse James, Mrs. Fannie Lowdermilk, Mrs. Edna Roten, all of Waynesville, Mrs. Ann Boyd of Newport News, Va.

Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 324 2nd Ave. S.E., Hickory, N.C. 28602.


Mary married Harrell Turner Beeker, son of Charles Turner Beeker and Lula Etta Miller, on 20 Feb 1954 in , Catawba, NC, USA.1 (Harrell Turner Beeker was born on 28 Dec 1907 in Salisbury, Rowan, NC, USA,8 9 10 died on 26 May 1971 8 10 and was buried in Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 8.)


Mary next married Edward Wilson Singleton on 5 Feb 1938 in , Burke, NC.2 (Edward Wilson Singleton was born on 6 May 1906 in El Paso, El Paso, TX,11 12 died on 22 Apr 1939 in Rutherfordton, Rutherford, NC, USA 11 12 and was buried on 24 Apr 1939 in Hickory: Oakwood Cemetery, Catawba, NC, USA 11 12.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011</i> (Original data: North Carolina County Registers of Deeds. Microfilm. Record Group 048. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.), Harrell T. Beeker and Willa Singleton, 20 Feb 1954.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F898-ZV9 Edward W. Singleton and Mary Willa Boyd, 05 Feb 1938; citing Burke, North Carolina, reference Burke Mar; FHL microfilm 369,544.

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J1QW-GXS SSN 240-05-2747 Willa B. Beeker.

4 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGV5-PDN Willa Boyd Beeker, 11 Nov 1990; citing Hickory, Catawba, North Carolina, v 48A cn 48085, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,991,780.

5 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHGC-DJH Mary Willa Boyd, 26 Jun 1906 citing vol. 26, p. 19, Haywood, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=173051207.

7 <i>The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC)</i> (Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina), 12 Nov 1990, obituary of Willa Boyd Beeker.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18995621.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCW6-J4W Harrell Turner Beeker, 28 Dec 1907, citing vol. 902, p. 295, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh. No image available.

10 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VM1B-BPG Harrell Beeker, May 1971.

11 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Edward Wilson Singleton. Father Mack Singleton. MOther Ella Wilson. Spouse Willa Boyd.

12 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=173052390.



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