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William Henry Vanover
and Virgie Matilda Potter

William Henry Vanover b 28 Dec 1892 KY d 18 May 1977 Letcher Co KY; buried Reynolds Cemetery, Seco, Letcher Co KY; s/o David J Vanover b 1840 KY and Sarah J Bentley. William Henry Vanover m. Virgie Matilda Potter b 3 Feb 1897 d Dec 1977; buried Reynolds Cemetery, Seco, Letcher Co KY; d/o Joel Martin Potter and Eliza Frances Reynolds. Children of William Henry Vanover and Virgie Matilda Potter;

1. John Ray Vanover b 12 Apr 1915 KY d 23 Apr 1942 Cactus, AZ of pulmonary tuberculosis; age 27 years 11 days; buried Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa Co AZ, Section 43; findagrave memorial id 65391482; occupation, coal miner; m. Beulah Mullins b abt 1918.

2. George Henry Vanover b 6 Aug 1917 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d 27 Feb 1997 Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Fayette Co KY; buried Heaven of Rest Cemetery, Mayking, KY; m. Clara Bentley b 27 Jul 1918 d 5 Feb 2002; age 83; buried Haven of Rest Cemetery, Mayking, Letcher Co KY; d/o John Bentley Jr. and Anna Cook.

3. Joel Martin Vanover b 22 Aug 1919 KY d 5 Nov 1956; tuberculosis; age 37 years, 2 months, 13 days; buried Reynolds Cemetery, Seco, Letcher Co KY


1920 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY Census
210 210 Vanover Henry Head M W 23 M KY KY KY
210 210 Vanover Virgie Wife F W 22 M KY KY KY
210 210 Vanover John Son M W 4 S KY KY KY
210 210 Vanover Joel Son M W 6/12 S KY KY KY
210 210 Meade Sarah Boarder F W 18 S KY KY KY
210 210 May Henry Boarder M W 22 S KY KY KY
210 210 Vanover David Father M W 80 Widowed KY KY KY


1930 Letcher Co KY Census Fleming District 0022
214 219 Vanover William H Head M W 35 M 18 VA VA KY Laborer Coal Mines
214 219 Vanover Vergie M Wife F W 33 M 16 KY KY KY
214 219 Vanover Ray Son M W 14 S KY VA KY
214 219 Vanover George H Son M W 12 S KY VA KY
214 219 Vanover Joel M Son M W 10 S KY VA KY


1940 Fleming, Letcher Co KY Census
214 191 Vanover Henry Head M W 42 M KY Miner
214 191 Vanover Virgie Wife F W 42 M KY
214 191 Vanover George Son M W 20 S KY Miner
214 191 Vanover Joel Son M W 18 S KY Miner


Obituary: George Henry Vanover
17 Aug 1917 - 27 Feb 1997

George Henry Vanover. Funeral services for George Henry Vanover were conducted from the Chapel of Polly & Craft Funeral Home, Jenkins, Kentucky on Sunday, March 2, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Officiating minister was Rev. Winston McCarty and pallbearers were relatives and friends.

Internment was in the Haven of Rest Cemetery, Mayking, Kentucky and Polly and Craft Funeral Home of Jenkins, Kentucky was in charge of arrangements.

George Henry Vanover, 70, of Cromona, Ky., retired maintenance employee of Appalachian Regional Hospitals, Husband of Clara Bentley Vanover, died Thursday, February 27, 1997, at the Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky.

He was the son of the late Henry Vanover and Virgie Potter Vanover, born August 6, 1917 at McRoberts, Kentucky.

Henry was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Vanover; two brothers; Ray and Joel Vanover.

Survivors are seven children; Georgia V. Newman, Hi Hat; Kermit Vanover, Lexington; Bobbie V. Stewart, Cromona; Carol V. Lewis, Neon; Sharon V. Slone, Cromona; Buddy Vanover, Cromona; Rhonda V. Boggs, Prestonsburg; sons-in-law; Harold Newman, Roy Boggs, Paul Stewart, Bill Lewis, James Slone; nine grandchildren; Bryan Lewis, Sonya Stewart; Tyra Lynn Newman; Sharie Lea Lewis; John Slone; Jody Lewis; Ashley Slone; Kristina Boggs; Camie Boggs; one great grandson; Cayden Lee Fugate.


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