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Rosa "Rosie" Ethel Lee Griffith

Rosa "Rosie" Ethel Lee Griffith

Female 1898 - 1977  (79 years)

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  • Name Rosa "Rosie" Ethel Lee Griffith  [1, 2
    Born 21 Sep 1898  Jewel Ridge, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1930 1930  Rustburg, Campbell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940 1940  Garden District, Buchanan, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 06 October 1977  Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Age 79 years 
    Buried 08 Oct 1977  Day Cem. Jewell Ridge, Pea Patch, Tazewell Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Rosa Griffits
    Person ID P965  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Father Jeff Griffits 
    Mother Rebecca Pruitt 
    Family ID F484  Group Sheet

    Husband John Thomas Burress
              b. 11 May 1889, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Oct 1958, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1910  Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 12 children 
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    John Thomas Burress and Rosa Griffits
    Family ID F184  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1898 - Jewel Ridge, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1910 - Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 06 October 1977 - Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 08 Oct 1977 - Day Cem. Jewell Ridge, Pea Patch, Tazewell Co., Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S-1275216327] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Number: 224-92-8125; Issue State: Virginia; Issue Date: 1973.
      Birth date: 21 Sep 1893 Birth place: Death date: Oct 1977 Death place: Jewell Ridge, Tazewell, Virginia, United States of America

    2. [S-897172262] Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    3. [S-1444881251] Obituary, In the Clinch Valley Newspaper Tazewell Virginia, 12 Oct 1977.
      Mrs. Rosa Ethel Lee Burress, 84, of the Pea Patch section of Jewell Ridge died Thursday, Oct. 6 in a Richlands hospital following a long illness. Born in Jewell Ridge, she was a daughter of the late Jeff and Rebecca Pruitt Griffitts. She was a lifelong resident of Jewell Ridge and attended the Community Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her husband John Burress and three sons. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Virginia Bennett of Tazewell, Mrs. Helen Vance of Princeton WV, and Mrs. Lila of Baltimore MD; seven sons, Hobert Burress and Titus Burress both of Whitewood, William Burress and Henry Burress both of Jewell Ridge, Harvey Burress of Martinsville, Frankie Burress of Tampa FL and Paul Burress of Knoxville TN; one foster son, Lee Burress of Pilot; 38 grand children, two step grand children, and six step great grand children. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Community Holiness Church in the Pea Patch section of Jewell Ridge with Rev. Walter Walter Rife and Rev. McGinnis Rife officiating. Burial followed in the Day Cemetery on Rt. 1, Jewell Ridge. Grandsons served as pallbearers. The Hurst-Scott Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.