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Wade Hampton Powers
and Ida Shuff

Wade Hampton Powers b 7 Jan 1851 Scott Co VA d 8 Aug 1924 Wayne Co WV; s/o Jonas Powers and Sarah Reynolds. Wade Hampton Powers m. Apr 1882 Lawrence Co OH to Ida Shuff b 19 Jan 1867 Lawrence Co OH d 2 Aug 1947 Cabell Co WV; d/o Smith Shuff and Minerva Sarah Allen. Children of Wade Hampton Powers and Ida Shuff;

1. Rebecca Powers b 5 Feb 1883 Wayne Co WV d 25 Mar 1964 Wayne Co WV; m. 4 Oct 1905 Wayne Co WV to Zachary Taylor Ross b 26 Apr 1878 Wayne Co WV d 1 May 1952 Wayne Co WV; buried Mt Vernon Cemetery, Wayne Co WV; s/o James Madison Ross and Mariah Jane Osburn. Children of Zachary Taylor Ross and Rebecca Powers

i. Pearl Ross b 1907 WV

ii. Hazel Ross b 1908 WV

iii. Oma Ross 19 Mar 1910 Wayne Co WV d 26 Jul 1964 Huntington, Cabell Co WV; m. Herman Okey Sansom b 19 Jun 1907 Wayne Co WV d 13 Feb 1990 WV

iv. Elva Ross b 11 Oct 1911 Wayne Co WV d 8 Mar 2005 Wayne Co WV; m. 16 May 1930 Wayn eCo WV to John Walter Canada b 12 Jun 1907 Saulsville, Wyoming Co WV d 3 Nov 1966 Bud, Wyoming Co WV

v. Murs Ross b 1914 d 1997

vi. Ruby Ross b 1916 WV

vii. Shirley Ross b 1917 WV

viii. Ruth Ross b 13 Oct 1919 Wayne Co WV d 9 May 1965 Detroit, Wayne Co MI

ix. Rusha Ross b 1922 WV

2. Julia Powers b 1885 Wayne Co WV d 23 Apr 1913 Portsmouth Scioto Co OH; m. 1904 Wayne Co WV to Maurice Harvey Carter b 8 Mar 1880 Wayne Co WV d 31 Mar 1948; s/o Percival S Carter and Hester A Bench. Children of Maurice Harvey Carter and Julia Poewrs;

i. Ethel Carter b 1906

ii. Lenna Carter b 1910 d 1976

3. Sarah Ann Powers b 8 May 1888 Wayne Co WV d 1 Feb 1957 Cabell Co WV; m. 30 Oct 1909 Wayne Co WV to Charles Oscar Sharp b 22 Jul 1891 Wayne Co WV d 12 Aug 1978 Los Angeles CA; s/o Robert Sharp and Martha F Staley. Sarah Ann Powers m. (2) William F Gilson b 1885 d 1959

4. Eli Powers b 1890

5. Monie Powers b 1892 d 1960; m. 17 Jul 1910 Wayne Co WV to Edgar Sharp b 1889 d 1962; s/o Robert Sharp and Martha F Staley.

6. Victoria Powers b 28 Jan 1896 Wayne Co WV.

7. Nellie Powers b 1898 d 1927; m. 20 Dec 1914 Wayne Co WV to Everett MUncy b 1894 d 1929; s/o Rev Thomas Muncy and Celia A Crabtree

8. Franklin Powers b 1 Feb 1898 Wayne Co WV

9. Dorothy Powers b 29 May 1903 Huntington, Cabell Co WV d 1 Feb 1977 Huntington, Cabell Co WV; m. 15 Sept 1924 Lawrence Co OH to William Edward Corns b 30 Jul 1906 Symmes, Lawrence Co OH d 10 Oct 1963; buried Woodemere Cemetery, Cabell Co WV; s/o Harvey Corns and Myrtle Mae Workman.

10. Jessie Powers (f) b 13 Oct 1905 WV d 13 Jul 1999

11. Wade H Powers b 6 Feb 1909 Wayne Co WV d 8 Jun 1999 OH


Obituary: Rebecca Powers Ross
5 Feb 1883 - Mar 1964

Obituary of Rebecca Powers Ross, 1964 - Wayne Co. WV The Huntington Herald Dispatch - March 27, 1964 page 2. Mrs. Rebecca Powers Ross, 81 years old, of Wayne Rt. 2, died yesterday at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Spurlock Memorial Methodist Church on Wilson Creek by the Rev. Paul Mullens and the Rev. Roby Fraley and the Rev. Denvill Hamlin. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetary. Mrs. Ross was born Feb. 5, 1883 in Wayne County, a daughter of the late Wade and Ida Powers. She was the widow of Taylor Ross, who died in 1952. She was a member of Mount Vernon Methodist Church. Surviving are a son, Muss Ross, of Huntington; nine daughters, Miss Pearl and Miss Jarusha Ross, at home, Mrs. Hazel Cline, Mrs. Elva Workman and Mrs. Oma Sansom of Wayne, Mrs. Ruby Vaughn, Mrs. Ruth Booth, and Mrs. Shirley Crockett of Detroit, and Mrs. Mary Ashworth of Cleveland; 28 grandchildren; 15 great grand children; a brother, Wade Powers of Proctorville, Ohio and two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Clonce of Kingsport Tenn., and Mrs. Dorothy Corns of Huntington. The body will be taken to the residence from the Morris- Booton Funeral Home at Wayne at 10 a.m. today and will be taken to the church one hour before the service.


Obituary: Zachary Taylor Ross
26 Apr 1878 - 1 May 1952

Obituary of Zachary Taylor Ross, 1952 - Wayne Co. WV The Huntington Herald Dispatch - Saturday - May 3, 1952 Taylor Ross, 74 years old, of Wayne Route 2, died Thursday night at his home, will be buried in the Mount Vernon Cemetery following funeral services at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Spurlock Memorial Methodist Church with the Rev. James Estep and the Rev. Henry Mullens officiating. Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Rebecca Powers Ross; nine daughters, Misses Pearl and Jarusha Ross at home, Mrs. Hazel Cline, Mrs. Oma Sansom, Mrs. Elva Workman and Mrs. Mary Ashworth of Wayne, Mrs. Ruby Vaughn and Mrs. Ruth Booth of Dearborn Mich., and Mrs. Shirley Crockett of Garden City, Mich., and one son, Muss Ross of Huntington. The body has been taken to the residence from the Reger Funeral Home.


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