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Seventh Generation (Continued)

Family of Taft ALTOM (59) & Ollie GOOCH

100. William ALTOM. Born in 1930.

On 18 May 1956 when William was 26, he married Ivy KELLY, daughter of Clyde Bryan KELLEY (17 Nov 1896-27 Jun 1983) & Mable Elizabeth WILES (5 Apr 1898-1955). Resided in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee in Apr 2004.

They had the following children:
i. Sondra.

189 ii. Elizabeth
190 iii. William Langdon

101. Brooksie Nell ALTOM. Born on 24 Dec 1932. At the age of 63, Brooksie Nell died on 8 Apr 1996. Buried in Apr 1996 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Brooksie Nell married Doctor Lonnie Edward MANESS, son of Lonnie Edward MANESS (6 May 1905-17 Aug 1967) & Ruby Jewell FOWLKES (25 Feb 1911-29 Oct 1999). Born on 30 Jul 1929.

Served as Professor of History at the University of Tennessee at Martin for many years.

They had the following children:
i. Barbara Nell.

Barbara Nell married Ken Allen STAFFORD.

ii. David Lonnie. Born on 27 Nov 1953.

David Lonnie married Rose Marie ?.


102. Virginia Bell ALTOM. Born on 1 Aug 1935 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 64, Virginia Bell died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 28 Dec 1999. Buried on 30 Dec 1999 in Roans Creek Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Religion: Roans Creek Church of Christ.

Obituary: Virginia Altom Miller, 64, of Huntingdon, died Tuesday, December 28, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Services were held on Thursday, December 30, at the Roans Creek Church of Christ. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Brother Billy Ringold officiated the services. Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Miller was born August 1, 1935, in Henderson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Roans Creek Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Norman Miller; a son, Billy Lee Altom of Yuma; a brother, William Lee Altom of Nashville; and two grandchildren, Kristen Lee Altom and Brett Jacob Altom.

She first met James Edgar MANESS, son of Lonnie Edward MANESS (6 May 1905-17 Aug 1967) & Ruby Jewell FOWLKES (25 Feb 1911-29 Oct 1999). Born on 30 Sep 1930. At the age of 72, James Edgar died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 14 Oct 2002. Buried on 17 Oct 2002 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Services for Mr. James Edgar Maness will be Thursday, October 17 at 2 p.m. at Wildersville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Jones Cemetery. Mr. Maness, age 72, died Monday, October 14 at Lexington Methodist Hospital. He was an United Auto Worker. He leaves one son; Bill Altom of Yuma, one brother, Edward Maness of Martin, two sisters; Patricia Gerhardt of Lexington and Louise Gerleve of Wildersville and two grandchildren. Pafford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

They had one child:
191 i. Billy Lee

Virginia Bell second married Robert JACKSON.

Virginia Bell third married Troy Lee McCLURE, son of James McCLURE (29 Aug 1892-22 Dec 1974) & Dessie M. ANDERSON (26 Feb 1902-22 Mar 1966). Born in 1938. At the age of 45, Troy Lee died in 1983. Buried in 1983 in Clarksburg Cemetery, Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Virginia Bell fourth married James Norman MILLER, son of James C. MILLER (14 Sep 1925-19 Aug 2002) & Gracie Vonnell LOVELL (16 Nov 1923-21 Jan 1985). Alias/AKA: "Norman".

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