|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1906|
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 1986|
THE REV. ERNEST F. Bias, 79, of Sierra Vista, formerly of Salt Rock, W.Va., died Saturday in a Sierra Vista hospital after a long illness. He was a *Baptist minister with 58 years' service and a member of Susannah Baptist Church, Culloden, W.Va. Surviving: wife Violet Vititoe Bias; sons, Ken of Sierra Vista, Ernest Jr. of Liberty, Texas, Donald of Canyon Lake, Texas; daughter, Mrs. Sarah F. Chowning
of Saudi Arabia; brother, Hubert of Parkersburg; 16 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren Service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, near Ona, W.Va., with the Rev. R.L. Black officiating.
The Charleston Gazette Wednesday, January 15, 1986
*Records show it should say, "Free Will Baptist minister..." and a member "of Susannah Free Will Baptist.."
The 8th Annual Meeting of the National Ass'n of Free Will Baptist list of ministers, show him present from W.VA.
He was active in the denomination for years.
His parents were Evermont V. BIAS and Ellender (Hoskinson) BIAS.
He married Violet Vititoe, 02 Sept. 1927, at Huntington, Cabel Co. WVA. She was the daughter of Benjamin VITITOE, and Maggie A. (McCallister) VITITOE.
In his later years, they moved to Arizona, where he died, and his body was flown back to the place of his nativity for burial.
Violet Vititoe Bias (1909 - 1998)*
Donald Franklin Bias (1929 - 2006)*
Lloyd Charles Bias (1932 - 1953)*
Benjamin Ray Bias (1935 - 1985)*
West Virginia, USA
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Originally Created by: Ernie Wright
Record added: May 08, 2011
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An ordained Free Will Baptist minister and pastor. In early records/minutes of the NAFWB.|
Added: Jun. 6, 2012
God Bless You and Continue to Watch Over You. Reverend Ernest Franklin Bias was the son of Evermont V. & Ellender Rose (Hoskinson) BIAS. He was married to Violet (Vititoe) BIAS|
Carrie Bias Hoffert
Added: Oct. 28, 2011