Monday, October 26, 2009

John Angus McVEIGH and Nellie Sue (GRIMSLEY) MCVEIGH Obituaries

John Angus McVEIGH and his wife Nellie Sue GRIMSLEY McVEIGH were my great aunt and uncle. They were great favorites and we loved when they came to visit. They were killed in a car accident in Williamsburg County, SC.




Florence Morning News, Sunday, 25 May 1975, page 2, Column 1, transcribed by Teresa McVeigh, 25 Oct. 2009:
DEATHS AND FUNERALS

Mrs. Nellie McVEIGH

Mrs. Nellie Sue Grimsley Childers McVeigh, 63, of 310 S. Covington, died Friday in Georgetown County from a car-truck accident.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at First Southern Methodist Church, with burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery, directed by Waters Funeral Home.

Mrs. McVeigh was born in Florence, the daughter of Mrs. Leila David Grimsley and the late John W. Grimsley. She was a member of the First Southern Methodist Church, the Marie Dennis Missionary Circle, and a teacher of the Nettie Ellison Sunday School Class, WWI Barracks, Daughters of the American Revolution, V.F.W. Auxillary, Kings Daughters DAR, U.T.U. Auxillary.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Thomas L. Howle, Jr. of Roxboro, N.C.; one son, Franklin Edward Childers of Brunswick, Ga.; her mother, of Florence; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Fogle, Newport News, Va., Mrs. Marion A. Brown and Mrs. Leila Jean Smith, both of Charleston, S.C.; five brothers, Ernest E. Grimsley of Portsmouth, Va., George T. Grimsley and John E. Grimsley, both of Newport News, Va., Richard J. Grimsley of Charleston, and Allen E. Grimsley of Atlanta, Ga.; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

John A. L. McVeigh

John Angus Lawrence McVeigh, 76, of 310 S. Covington, died Friday in Williamsburg County as a result of a car accident.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at First Southern Methodist Church, with burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery, directed by Waters Funeral Home.

Mr. McVeigh was born in Waynesville, Ga., the son of the late James L. McVeigh and Rebecca Wright McVeigh. He was a retired trainman and a member of the First Southern Methodist Church. He was a veteran of World War I. He was a member of World War I Barracks, U.T.U. V.F.W. and the Willard Bible Sunday School Class.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Thomas L. Howle, Jr. of Roxboro, N.C.; one son, Franklin Edward Childers of Brunswick, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. O. L. Johnson of Florence, Mrs. Julia Gibson of Waynesville, Ga.; two brothers, Mr. Norman McVeigh of Waynesville, Ga., Mr. Leland McVeigh of Rincon, Ga.; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

2 comments:

  1. Rosemarie Howle Holt EllisJuly 31, 2010 at 4:24 PM

    Nellie Sue was my great-grandmother. Thanks for posting this information. I learned so much about my family by reading this. I also got to see and read about my grandmother, Betsy Childers Howle's wedding day in the article you found. If you were to come across the article detailing the accident that took Nellie Sue and John, please post it and let me know. I was very young then, and don't remember much. I know that on the way home from the funeral, my mom and dad were in a bad car accident as well. Thanks again.
    Rosemarie Howle ELlis

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  2. Rosemarie, I would love to chat with you about the family. You can contact me at soheyrazar@comcast.net. Teresa McVeigh

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