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Elijah Marion Humphreys

Death 1 Apr 2004 (aged 73)
Burial Buena Vista, Buena Vista City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 86860265 · View Source
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Army Veteran Was Member Of Stone Church Of The Brethren

Elijah Marion Humphreys, 73, of Forest City, NC, died Thursday, April 1, 2004 in the Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC.

He was born February 7, 1931 in Buena Vista, son of the late Clarence Daniel and Lelia Smith Humphreys.

Mr. Humphreys was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from Crescent Woolen Mills in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. He was a member of the Stone Church of the Brethren, Buena Vista, and the American Federation of Textile Workers.

He is survived by his children: Teresa Walker and husband Steve of Ellenboro, NC; Elijah Clay Humphreys and wife Cynthia of Waynesboro, VA; and Debbie Tomlinson of Charlotte, NC; six grandchilden and two great grandchildren; sisters: Beatrice Whiteside and husband Clyde of Buena Vista and Virginia Henson of Newport News, Va; brother, Leonard Humphries and wife Shirley of Fairfield.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2004 at the Lomax Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Robert McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery, Buena Vista. The family received friends on Sunday at the Lomax Funeral Home and will at any time at the home of Beatrice Whiteside, 2248 Spruce Avenue, Buena Vista.

Arrangements are being handled by the Lomax Funeral Home, Buena Vista.




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  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86860265
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah Marion Humphreys (7 Feb 1931–1 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86860265, citing Green Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Buena Vista, Buena Vista City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by JLR (contributor 47250013) .