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Karen EAGLE Moman

You are great. Thank you.
I have had no correspondence with the Tony Spinella Site but somedays I do not care to take a chance.

Regards and Appreciation

Karen EAGLE Moman
Tucson AZ
Added by Karen EAGLE Moman on Apr 28, 2017 4:34 PM
Karen EAGLE Moman
Hi Beverly,

No I am not going to ask. If you wish to send the data to them it is OK with me. I have found that all people are not as pleasant as you.

Beverly, YOU are a great person......,Thank you for always being so old ladies appreciate manners as nice as yours
Karen EAGLE Moman
Added by Karen EAGLE Moman on Apr 28, 2017 11:31 AM
Karen EAGLE Moman
Hi, Beverly
I am sorry about sending the wrong obituary. No I thought you might want the typed version go Rev Tony Spinella's obituary as you had placed the picture version on Tony' site:

Regards, Karen EAGLE Moman

REV. TONY SPINELLA PRINCETON- Rev. Tony Spinella, S.r, 74, of 201 Springdale Ave., Princeton, died Tuesday, July 26 1994 at a Bluefield hospital.

Born in Vico, he was a son of the late Joe and Mary Martin Spinella.

He had been a a resident of Princeton for 15 years and a graduate of Elkhorn High School and attended Bluefield College and Duke University. He was a retired United Methodist minister and a former employee of peoples Life Insurance Company. He served in the ministry for 27-1/2 years where he ministered at Gary 9 United Methodist Church, Bramwell United Methodist Church, Pisgah United Methodist Church, Spanishburg United Methodist Church, Bethel United Methodist Church, Liberty United Methodist Church and Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church. He was currently a member of Kee Street United Methodist Church and a member of the United Methodist Church Conference. He was a member of Mercer lodge 85 A. F. & A. M. and the Beni Kedem Shrine in Charleston. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U. S. Army and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Spinella and Joe Spinerlla.

Survivors: wife, Alma Shrader Spinella, ; sons, Tony Spinella Jr., of Princeton and Donald ray Spinella of ft. Walton Beach, Fla; daughters, Mrs. David (Darlene) Fuqua of Bedford, Va., and Mrs. Larry (Louise) Williamson of Lynchburg, Va., brothers, Curtis Spinella of Keystone, James Spinella of Bluefield, Va., and Charles Spinella of Virginia Beach, Va.; sisters, Lucy Spinella and Kathleen Spinella , both of Switchback, Mrs. James Rosa) Osborne of Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Harry (Josephine) Bell of Norfolk, Va., Mrs. Billy (Jeanette) Boyd of Bluefield, and Mrs. Larry (Marie) Acord of Elkhorn; 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 1 p. m. Friday and the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with the Rev. Raymond M. Rowe, and Dr. William Wilson and the rev. David Jasper officiating. Entombment will be at the Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell.
Graveside rites will be conducted by the Mercer Masonic Lodge 85 A. F. & A. M.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p. m. today at the funeral home.

Typed by Karen EAGLE Moman (With added information) from a picture of the Obituary placed on find-a-grave by Beverly Aker 23 Oct 2014
A.F. & A. M. =Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
Rev Spinella was born: Vicco Wise Co VA.There is a Vico WV ,…however, his SS Applications & Claims record listed his place of birth as Vicco Wise C. Virginia (c=County). His WWII enlistments information listed his place of birth as Virginia.
Alma= Alma Sylvester Shrader 1923-2009 A daughter of Raphae/Ralph Hale “Rafe” Shrader 1888-1965 & Florence Vicie Tabor 1895-1963.
(In 1942 Alma married Jack Montgomery in McDowell Co WV- Alma married Tony Spinella
3 May 1947 in McDowell Co WV)
Rev Spinella was first married to Catherine Elizabeth Tabor 1924-1998 a daughter of
Robert Lee Tabor, Jr 1890-1934 & Sarah Minnie Bowling 1895-1974
When Tony Spinella P.F.C.’s WWII U S Army picture was listed in “The Young American Patriots” of McDowell Co WV his wife is listed as Catherine Elizabeth Tabor Spinella of Switchback. His mother, Maria Martino/Martin 1893-1972, was also still living at Switchback. His father , Joseph “Joe” Spinella, 1877- died 11 Dec 1943, was deceased.
Tony Spinella served in: England; France; Luxembourg; and Germany while in the US Army.

27 April 2017: I sent Baverly Aker the typed obituary
Added by Karen EAGLE Moman on Apr 28, 2017 9:34 AM
Karen EAGLE Moman
Beverly, your work is wonderful.

This is the typed obituary of Rev Tony Spinella (He married my cousin):
Karen EAGLE Moman
BEDFORD, Va. — Alma Shrader Spinella, of Bedford, Va., and formerly of 201 Springdale Avenue, Princeton, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at the Bedford County Nursing Home in Bedford, Va.She was born August 24, 1923 in McComas and was a daughter of the late Ralph and Florence Tabor Shrader. She had been a resident of Princeton for 28 years and was a graduate of Elkhorn High School. She was a member of the Kee Street United Methodist Church and was a member of the AARP in Princeton. She enjoyed walking and being at Mercer Mall and had a love for being in West Virginia. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Tony Spinella, Sr.; a son, Tony Spinella, Jr.; five sisters, Evelyn Stamper, Beulah Shrader, Zelma Hopkins, Essie Farley and Isabelle Duncan; and two brothers, Harrison Shrader and Ellwood Shrader. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.Survivors include: Daughters, Mrs. David (Darlene) Fuqua of Bedford, Va. and Mrs. Larry (Louise) Williamson of Lynchburg, Va.; son, Donald Ray Spinella of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.; ten grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with the Rev. D. Homer Stewart officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell.Friends may call on Wednesday from 1:00- 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.comCravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the family. Published in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph on 8/25/2009
- Beverly Aker
Added: Aug. 23, 2014
Added by Karen EAGLE Moman on Apr 27, 2017 11:02 AM
Eve Welch
RE: Hattie White Murray
Beverly please e-mail me

Added by Eve Welch on Mar 07, 2017 9:49 AM
Eve Welch
RE: Hattie White Murray
Beverly, may I ask who you are looking for and related to. Would you share with me the owners name and number for the cemetery I may know them and would like to talk to them. Church of God was my families church ofr many yrs.

thanks eve
Added by Eve Welch on Mar 06, 2017 5:26 PM
Memorial #28269522
In looking at this memorial , I am thinking this is not the cemetery he is in. Obitatury is saying different cemetery? Also, this is a very old cemetery and I was raised in the area and in talking to a cousin who still lives there, she is telling me she doesn't think anyone has been buried ther since 1971.
Added by Anonymous on Feb 11, 2017 7:58 AM
Orval Hodges
Louisa Virena Sutphin Bowen
Hi Beverly, thanks for the Obit for Louisa, I see it gave us a cemetery to put her and her husband in.

I'd like to say you also do an outstanding job with your memorials.

Always, Orval
Added by Orval Hodges on Jan 15, 2017 7:21 AM
Nick Vesper
Mothers Last name
I have found records that have her mother named Annie Laura Woolwine, Annie Laura Allen, and here it is Annie West. What is the explanation for this.
Added by Nick Vesper on Jan 01, 2017 3:47 PM
John William Anderson have a memorial for the above # 95885080
in Kell Cemetery, Smyth Cty,Va.. There is also a
memorial for him # 63413128 in the Cleghorn Baptist Cem, in Smyth Cty. Are these 2 cemeteries one and the same or are they 2 different cemeteries?
Added by D on Sep 06, 2016 1:52 PM
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