Robert Flynn Yow
Annie Louise Scoggin
Myra Louise Yow


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1. Roger Walton Beeker

Myra Louise Yow 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 14 Jun 1946, Greensboro, Guilford, NC 2
  • Marriage (1): Roger Walton Beeker on 13 Jul 1968 in Gibsonville, Guilford, NC, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: L5VT-7GD.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Washington Township, Guilford, NC, USA. 5 The 1950 census recorded Robert F. Yow, fall fashion knitter at hosiery mill, 35, living with wife Annie L., 31; daughter Lethe A. 8; and daughter Myra L., 3. All were born in North Carolina.

2. Newspaper: The Daily Times-News: Miss Myra Louise Yow Becomes Bride of Mr. Beeker On Saturday Afternoon, 15 Jul 1968, Burlington, Alamance, NC, USA. 1 Miss Myra Louise Yow Becomes Bride of Mr. Beeker On Saturday Afternoon
(Photo of Mrs. Roger Walton Beeker by Westbrook)
The wedding of Miss Myra Louise Yow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Flynn Yow of Dick Street, and Roger Walton Beeker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Beeker of Lexington, was solemnized Saturday evening at 7 o'clock in the First Baptist Church here.
The Rev. Jack Chellew, minister of the church, officiated at the ceremony, and music was by Mrs. Donald Overman, vocalist, and Monty Busick, organist.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a gown of white crepe made along simple lines with short sleeves and a modified A-line skirt. Her headpiece was a mantilla of Brussels lace ending in a chapel train, and she carried a bouquet of white roses.
Mrs. Randolph C. McLeod of Silver Springs, Md., was matron of honor for her sister, and Mrs. Paul Hepler of Wilkesboro was bridesmaid. Their gowns of Dutch iris lavender crepe were styled the same as the bride's, and they carried white fans with asters and contrasting ribbon streamers.
Mr. Beeker's father was his best man, and ushers were Charles Ronald Yow of Gibsonville, Randolph C. McLeon of Silver Springs, Md., Wesley Max Walser of Fayetteville, David Homer Craver of Lexington.
Mrs. W. Cauzell Yow directed the wedding.
Following a wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. Beeker will be at home at 1117 Sandusky Drive. Lynchburg, Va., after August 5.
The bride is a graduate of Gibsonville High School and attended Gardner Webb Junior College. She was graduated form Appalachian State University in June with a B. A. degree in sociology.
Mr. Beeker is a graduate of Reeds High School, Lees-McRae Junior College Appalachian State Teacher's College. He taught at Smith High School in Greensboro for one year, served in Alaska with the U.S. Army, and returned to Appalachian State University and received his Master's degree in industrial arts. For the past year he has taught at Appalachian, and on August 5 will join the faculty of Central Virginia Community College at Lynchburg.

3. Residence: 1117 Sandusky Dr., Lynchburg, VA on 5 Aug 1968 in Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA. 1

4. Residence: on 4 Aug 2001 in Lynchburg, Highland, OH. 6

5. Residence: on 18 Jun 2006 in Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA. 4

Myra married Roger Walton Beeker, son of Harold Walton Beeker and Sarah Louise Foster, on 13 Jul 1968 in Gibsonville, Guilford, NC, USA.1 (Roger Walton Beeker was born on 23 Nov 1939 in Fork, Davie, NC, USA 7.)


1 The Daily Times-News (Burlington, North Carolina) (Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina), 15 Jul 1968, page 9. Marriage of Myra Louis Yow and Roger Walton Beeker.

2, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Myra Louise Yow, 14 Jun 1946 citing vol. 103, p. 939, Guilford, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

3 Find A Grave,

4 "Lowe Funeral Home (Burlington, NC),"

5 "1950 United States Census," Robert F. Yow Washington Township, Guilford Co NC.

6 Richmond Times-Dispatch (Richmond, VA) (Richmond, Henrico, Virginia), 9 Sep 2001, page F9. Marriage Beeker - Fields.

7, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Roger Waltom [sic] Beeker, 23 Nov 1939. citing vol. 25, p. 251, Davie, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

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