Descendants of Unconnected Christmas Families


658. William George Christmas-13731

Pennsylvania, WWI Veterans Service and Compensation Files, 1917-1919, 1934-1948:
Name: William George Christmas; Birth Date: 15 Nov 1923; Birth Place: Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA; Gender: Male; Residence Date: 29 Apr 1950; Residence Place: Camp Hill, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA.

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014:
Name: William G. Christmas; SSN: 184-12-2125; BORN: 15 Nov 1923; Died: Jul 1989; State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951).

Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999:
Name: William G Christmas; Birth Date: 15 Nov 1923; Death Date: 29 Jul 1989; Place: York, PA; Age: 65; Veteran of Which War: World War II; Cemetery Name: Rolling Green Memorial Gardens; Cemetery Location: Camp Hill; Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

660. Virginia Winston Timberlake-13809

North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000:
Name: Virginia Winston Timberlake; Gender: Female; Race: White; Event Type: Delayed Birth; Birth Date: 17 Nov 1912; Birth County: Gaston; Parent1 Name: Joseph Winston Timberlake; Parent2 Name: Lillian Earle Christmas; Roll number: NCVR_B_C040_68001; Volume: 13, Page: 855.

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014:
Name: Virginia T. Whisnant; SSN: 244-62-6842; Last Residence: 28054 Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, USA; BORN: 17 Nov 1912; Died: 14 Aug 1989; State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (1957).

Howard Preston Whisnant-13813

U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
Name: Howard Preston Whisnant; Gender: Male; Race: White; Relationship: Self (Head); Birth Date: 20 Jan 1910; Birth Place: York, South Carolina; Residence: Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, USA; Registration Year: 1940; Household Members Name: Howard Preston Whisnant; Virginia Timberlake Whisnant.

Charlotte Observer, The (NC) - Feb. 1, 2003 -
GASTONIA -- Mr. Howard Preston Whisnant, 93, of 1350 Robinwood Road, died on Thursday, January 30, 2003 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. A native of York County, SC, he was the son of the late William Preston and Mary Brown Castles Whisnant. He was a member of the 1931 Graduating Class from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was the owner of Howard Whisnant Furniture Company and co-owner of Whisnant-Williams Furniture Company. Following retirement, he was a dispatcher for Gaston County Transportation and most recently enjoyed working with his grandson at Carolina Garden and Farm. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Gastonia, where he was a deacon, Sunday school teacher, and the longest attending member of the Henderlite Men's Bible Class. He was a 60-year Member of the Holland Memorial Masonic Lodge #668 A.F. & A.M. He was a member of the Gastonia Jaycees; Kiwanis Club; Golden Kiwanis Club; Elk's Club; and Toastmaster's Club. He promoted the Lake Montonia Club in Kings Mountain where he was a past president. He has done much volunteer work - Boy Scout Master and Committee Man; worked with Meals on Wheels; entertained at Nursing Homes and Churches with his music. He was a mentor to teenage boys, first at Piedmont Chapel Church as well as in his neighborhood. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Timberlake Whisnant and by a granddaughter, Sara W. Roberts.

Mr. Whisnant is survived by a daughter, Ann Whisnant Roberts and husband, Bill, of Gastonia; by a son, William Preston "Bill' Whisnant and his wife, Joan, of Winterville, NC; by a brother, Charles Day Whisnant and his wife, Virginia, of Charlotte; by a sister, Athleen W. Farris of Winston-Salem, NC; by grandsons, Stuart Roberts of Gastonia, Preston Roberts of Rural Hall, NC and David Whisnant of Avondale Estates, GA; six great granddaughters; nephews, John W. Parks of Gastonia, David Parks of Clermont, FL, and John Ward Whisnant; nieces, Joy W. Sparrow, Jean W. Gaston, Mary Alice Thomas, Mary Camille Suttle, Nancy Whisnant, Susie Whisnant, and Lynn Whisnant. He is also survived by numerous great nieces and nephews. In addition to his family, he is survived by many friends, including his doctors, nurses and caregivers at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Covenant Village, especially Melanie in CVICU at Gaston Memorial and Petra at Covenant Village.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, February 2, 2003 at 2:00 PM at Oakwood Cemetery in Gastonia with the Reverend Dr. David Stoker and the Reverend Patrick Perryman officiating. Masonic Rites will be observed. A Service of Celebration of Life will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Gastonia, at 3:00 PM in the Main Sanctuary. The family will receive friends at Covenant Village on Sunday, February 1, 2003 from 2:00 until 4:00 PM and also immediately following the service on Sunday. Active pallbearers will be Stuart Roberts, Preston Roberts, David Whisnant, Glenn Sparrow, and Daniel Sparrow. Honorary pallbearers will be the Henderlite Men's Bible Class. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice. McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia are serving the family of Mr. Whisnant.

North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1908-2004:
Name: Howard Preston Whisnant; Gender: Male; Race: White; Hispanic Origin: Non-Hispanic; Marital Status: Widowed; Father's Last Name: Whisnant; Age: 93 Years; Date of Birth: 20 Jan 1910; Residence City: Gastonia; Residence County: Gaston; Residence State: North Carolina; Education: 4 years of college; Date of Death: 30 Jan 2003; Death City: Gastonia; Death County: Gaston; Death State: North Carolina; Institution: Hospital Inpatient; Hospital Name: GASTON MEM HOSP INC; Burial Location: Burial in-state; Recorded Date: 4 Feb 2003; Source Vendor: North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics.

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Howard P. Whisnant; SSN: 243-05-2343; Last Residence: 28054 Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, USA; BORN: 20 Jan 1910; Died: 30 Jan 2003; State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina (Before 1951).

712. Douglas Alan Walker-13753

Waxahachie Daily Light, The (TX) - August 15, 2014 -
Douglas Alan Walker, 62, was born April 20, 1952 in Springfield, Mo. to Oza Mae (Christmas) and William Franklin Walker. He passed away Aug. 14, 2014 in Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Oza Mae Walker, and brother, Greg Walker. He is survived by his wife, Brenda; son, Corry; daughter, Kara and her fiancé, Travis; and sisters-in-law, Gail Walker and Karen Anderson. Doug is also survived by his precious aunt and uncle, Zelpha and Wayne Thomason; niece, Robin; nephews, Jon, Chad, Matt, and their families; and his dearly loved cousins, friends and coworkers.

Doug was a member at Creekside Church of Christ, where he actively served the Lord and congregation. His love for the Lord and others was evident to all. His beautiful spirit and loving heart will be greatly missed.

Visitation services will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 at Midlothian Funeral Home in Midlothian. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 with Dalvin Hampton officiating at Creekside Church of Christ in Midlothian.

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