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 Violet Iona <I>Williams</I> Schoonover

Violet Iona Williams Schoonover

Birth
Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 16 Jan 1995 (aged 72)
Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 66367417 · View Source
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~ 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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  • Maintained by: Hatcher Williams
  • Originally Created by: Glenn Ellis
  • Added: 2 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66367417
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Violet Iona Williams Schoonover (27 Jun 1922–16 Jan 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66367417, citing Friendship United Methodist Church, Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Hatcher Williams (contributor 48121731) .