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Violet Iona Williams Schoonover
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1922
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1995
Statesville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA

~ VIOLET IONA WILLIAMS SCHOONOVER ~
Sister of my Uncle Ernest Williams

Religion: Methodist

Father: Byrd Owen Williams (Birth: 4 May 1886, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA - Death: 10 Jan 1978, Huntersville, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA; Obituary: Statesville Record & Landmark, page A4, 1978, January 11; Burial: Forest Lawn West Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA) s/o Melvin Talton Williams & Allie Delphia Adaline Sprinkle
Residence: In 1910, Byrd & Dora lived in New Hope, Iredell, North Carolina, USA. Dora's mother, Mary Ann Brown, age 61, lived with them.

Mother: Rhoda Van Dora Suther Williams (Birth: 8 Nov 1890, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA - Death: 21 Aug 1969, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA; Burial: Forest Lawn West Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA 2820) d/o John E. Suther (Birth: Sep 1853, North Carolina, USA) & Mary Ann Brown (Birth: Jan 1849, North Carolina, USA) -resided(1910): New Hope, Iredell, North Carolina, USA

Siblings:
1. Adopted: Cleo Pearl Williams Prevette, RN, Davison Hospital, Statesville, NC, (B: 16 Sep 1911, Iredell Co., NC - 10 Apr 1994, Taylorsville, Alexander, NC) (youngest child of M. T. & Allie Delphia Adaline Sprinkle Williams & sister of Bryd O. Williams who adopted her to raise);
2. Ernest Blain Williams (B: 25 Apr 1911, Iredell Co., NC - 25 Nov 1999, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC; Burial: Forest Lawn West Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC 2820);
3. Stella (Stell) Mae Williams Gaither (B: 02 Feb 1913, North Iredell, NC - 18 Jun 2003, NC, age 90, Greensboro, Guilford Co., NC);
4. Allie Rea "Tump" Williams Sloan (B: 07 Dec 1914, Iredell, NC - Tues 13 Feb 2007, 92, Statesville, Iredell, NC (of Olin, Iredell, NC; Burial: Feb 2007, Moss Chapel United Methodist Church, Cemetery, Olin, Iredell, NC);
5. Claude Haskel Williams (Born: 18 Nov 1916, North Iredell, NC - 17 Mar 1981, Winter Haven, Polk, Florida;
6. Ellis "Ell" Vernon Williams (B: 16 Sep 1918, Iredell Co., NC - 04 Jul 1967, Roxboro, Person, NC; Burial: 07 Jul 1967, Forest Lawn West Cemetery Freedom Drive, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, NC);
7. Coy Lee William (Born: 02 Aug 1920, Iredell, NC - 13 Nov 1999, Statesville, Iredell, NC; Nov 1999, Smith Chapel Church Cemetery, Hghway 901, Union Grove, NC);
8. Violet Iona Williams (Schoonover);
9. Owen Thomas Williams (Born: 03 Jul 1924, Iredell County, NC - Living), US Navy, first married: Juanita Drane Williams (B: 05 Jun 1923, Clemmonsville, Forsyth Co., NC - 06 Nov 1991, age 68, Mooresville, Iredell, NC; Burial: Mooresville, Iredell, NC) D/o Alfred Drane & Maria Wood -They adopted Mary Ann and Kenny. Marry Ann Uzell has several children and Kenny has found his biological family. second married: Geneva (Living) (grows & cans beets);
10. Dwight Harris Williams (Born: 29 Aug 1926, Iredell, NC - 27 Feb 2006, hospital, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida, USA);
11. John "Johnny" Lou Gehrig Williams (B: 09 Feb 1937, Union Grove, Iredell, NC - Fri 29 May 2009, Charlotte, NC; Private Memorial: Thur 04 Jun 2009; Burial: May 2009, Forest Lawn West Cemetery, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC)

Married: Sylvester Schoonover (B: 31 May 1921 - 26 Feb 2004, Statesville, Iredell, NC)

Children: Gary Kenneth Schoonover (B: 12 April 1947, MD - 27 Feb 2011, age 64, TX), John, others

Residence: Silver Springs, MD. & Statesville, NC

Obituary: Statesville Record & Landmark, page A8, 1995, January 18

Burial: Friendship Methodist Church Cemetery, Statesville, Iredell, NC

Residence: Silver Springs, MD. & Statesville, NC

Note: Along with my mother, Mary Magdalene Campbell Ellis, Grandma Campbell, Grandma Williams, and friends of Grandma Williams: Sister Peterson, & Sister Pearl, of Tampa, Florida, we went to visit relatives in the DC area. Grandma Williams, Sister Antrobus, and Sister Peterson stayed with Violet & Schoony Schoonover in Silver Springs, MD, while mother, Grandma Campbell and I went to visit Uncle Edgar and Aunt Esther at their home on Onondaga Dr., Oxen Hill, Forest Heights, MD 20745. Mother and I took Sister Pearl Antrobus and Sister Peterson to sightsee in Washington, DC.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Byrd Owen Williams (1886 - 1978)
  Rhoda Van Dora Suther Williams (1890 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Sylvester Schoonover (1921 - 2004)
 
 Children:
  Gary Kenneth Schoonover (1947 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ernest Blain Williams (1911 - 1999)*
  Stella Mae Williams Gaither (1913 - 2003)*
  Allie Rea Williams Sloan (1914 - 2007)*
  Claude Haskel Williams (1916 - 1981)*
  Ellis Vernon Williams (1918 - 1967)*
  Coy Lee Williams (1920 - 1999)*
  Violet Iona Williams Schoonover (1922 - 1995)
  Owen Thomas Williams (1924 - 2014)*
  Dwight Harris Williams (1926 - 2006)*
  John Lou Gehrig Williams (1937 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Friendship United Methodist Church
Statesville
Iredell County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Glenn Ellis
Record added: Mar 02, 2011
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Violet Iona <i>Williams</i> Schoonover
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 Added: Mar. 2, 2011
 
 
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