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Grace Ondine Cleek

Female 1919 - 2009  (89 years)


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  • Name Grace Ondine Cleek 
    Born 31 Jul 1919  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 May 2009  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Grace O. Williams, 89, of Kenna passed away Monday, May 4, 2009, at her residence following a long illness.
      Born July 31, 1919, in Kenna, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Elizabeth Skeen Cleek. In addition to her parents, Grace was preceded in death by her first husband, Gay Anderson; grandson, Brian Sizemore; brothers, John and Corbett Cleek; and sisters, Edyth Parsons and Delcie Profitt.
      She worked as a housekeeper at Jackson General Hospital and was a member of Grasslick Baptist Church. She was also an active member of the Jackson County Senior Citizens Quilting Group.
      Surviving are her husband, Arnold Williams; son, Ronnie (Karen) Anderson of Kenna; daughters, JoAnn (Gene) Nuckles of Ripley, Vickie (Bob) Ranson of Kenna and Becky (Jack) Juniper of Kenna; brother, Carroll Cleek of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Belle Raines of Kenna and Wanita Harris of Portland, Ohio; and stepsons, Nile Williams of Virginia and David Williams of Sandyville. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
      Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at Waybright Funeral Home, 511 South Church St., Ripley, with Pastor Steve Raines officiating. Interment will follow in Casto-Anderson Cemetery, Belgrove.
      Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
    Person ID I64220  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 13 May 2015 

    Father Otis Otmer Cleek,   b. Apr 1885, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ester Skeen,   b. 30 Oct 1893, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Jan 1911  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1920 Ripley, Jackson, wV # 96
      Cleek, A C 64 wd
      O O son 34 m
      Lizzie dil 25 m
      Edith gd 7
      Melvin S sil 5
      Belle dil 3
      Gracie dil 6.12

      1930 Ripley, Jackson, WV # 49
      Cleek, Otis 44 m age 26
      Lizzie 33 m age 18
      Edith M da 17
      Melvin S son 15
      Belle da 12
      Gracie da 11
      Delcie da 9
      Netie da 6
      Cordie da 2.10
    Family ID F17173  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Oliver Gay Anderson,   b. 7 Nov 1913, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978  (Age 64 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joann Anderson
     2. Vicki Anderson
     3. Becky Anderson
     4. Ronnie Lee Anderson
    Family ID F18565  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Arnold Odell Williams,   b. 30 Apr 1920, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F18566  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Anderson, Oliver Gay & Grace
    Anderson, Oliver Gay & Grace
    Headstone
    Anderson, Oliver Gay & Grace (Cleek)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Birth Records, Jackson Co, WV.

    2. [S21] Obit.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.