Drury E. Fleenor was born in Washington County, VA on Jan 28 1813. He married Latitia B. Hampton who was a native of NC on October 31, 1833 at the age of 20. They had 10 children. It is not known at what age in his life that Drury began practicing medicine or if he had any formal training, but he became well known as a doctor and practiced in Lee County until his death. Letitia followed him nearly 20 years later. She died on July 5, 1896 at the age of 79. She is in a field stone marked grave beside him. Her marker has only her initials.