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Effie Gray Burress

Effie Gray Burress

Female 1888 - 1973  (84 years)

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  • Name Effie Gray Burress  [1
    Born 1 Dec 1888  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 08 Jun 1973  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Age 84 years 
    Buried Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings 9 siblings 
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    Effie Burress Thompson
    Person ID P1093  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father Joseph Anderson "Anse" Burress
              b. 25 Mar 1864, Burkes Garden, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Jan 1936, Bluestone, Tazewell, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Cordelia Victory Waddle
              b. 13 Oct 1869, Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Sep 1913, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1886  Bland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet

    Husband Andrew Jackson Thompson
              b. 13 May 1890, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 May 1890, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years) 
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F1188  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Dec 1888 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 Jun 1973 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1278084704] West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    2. [S-1444881251] Obituary, Bluefield Daily Telegraph, 9 June 1973.
      Mrs. Effie Gray Thompson, 84, of 1210 Highland Ave. Bluefield, died Friday evening in a Bluefield hospital following a long illness. Born in Tazewell County, Va., she was a daughter of the late Ants and Cardelia Waddell Burress. She was a widow of Andy J. Thompson, a former Bluefield plumbing business owner. She was a member of Grace Methodist Church of Bluefield, and had been a resident of Bluefield since 1907. Surviving are two sons, Ralph W. Thompson and Alfred A. Thompson, both of Bluefield; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield. With Rev. Bill Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery in Bluefield, Va. Friends may call at the funeral home tbday from 5 and 9 p.m.