ELLIOT MARION WESTBERRY
(JARED W.3, RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1) was born May 08, 1875 in Wayne Co, Georgia, and died November 10, 1935 in Wayne Co, Georgia. He married ELIZABETH GRIFFIS June 08, 1899 in Wayne Co, Georgia, daughter of SILAS GRIFFIS and MARY STRICKLAND. She was born 1886 in Georgia.
Notes for ELLIOT MARION WESTBERRY:
1920 Census, Chatham Co, Georgia.
Elliot M. Westberry, 44; Lizzie, 34; Vernon, 15; Virgil, 14; Willie, 11; Ruby, 8; Woodrow, 5; Cleo, 3-9/12;
Elliot is buried at the “Old Westberry” section of the Pendarvis Cemetery in Gardi, Georgia. The section is on private property.
Children of ELLIOT WESTBERRY and ELIZABETH GRIFFIS are:
2. i. ELSIE LENA WESTBERRY, b. March 24, 1900; d. March 11, 1937, Wayne Co, Georgia.
ii. BURL WESTBERRY, b. November 26, 1901.
iii. VERNON WESTBERRY, b. April 27, 1904, Georgia; d. August 28, 1958, Georgia.
3. iv. VIRGIL WESTBERRY, b. May 06, 1906, Georgia; d. August 1976, Tenneessee.
v. WILLIE WESTBERRY, b. March 23, 1909, Georgia; d. December 1992, Florida.
vi. RUTH WESTBERRY, b. 1912.
vii. WOODROW WILSON WESTBERRY, b. February 19, 1914, Georgia; d. July 01, 1986, Duval Co, Florida; m. GLADYS E. MCKENZIE; b. February 15, 1914, Florida; d. January 07, 1984, Duval Co, Florida.
Notes for WOODROW WILSON WESTBERRY:
Served in US Army, WWII.
Florida Times Union (Jacksonville) Thursday, July 3, 1986
WESTBERRY- Mr. Woodrow W. Westberry, 72, of 5911 Pearl St., died July 1, 1986, following a lengthy illness. A native of Savannah, Ga., he had lived in Jacksonville for over 50 years, and was a retired Carpenter. He was a member of Local 627 Carpenters Union. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Marion I. Westberry; stepson, David L. Powell; 3 sisters, Ruby, Elizabeth, and Alma; 2 brothers, Bill and Elliott Westberry; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Hardage-Giddens Guardian Chapel, 4315 Main St., with the Rev. Robert W. Milby officiating. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.
Notes for GLADYS E. MCKENZIE:
*Florida Times Union, Monday, January 9, 1984.
WESTBERRY- Funeral services for Gladys E. Westberry will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Hardage-Krauss Northside Funeral Home, 4315 Main St. with Rev. Jack A. Connell, officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Mrs. Westberry, who died Saturday is survived by her husband, Woodrow W. Westberry; 1 sister, Cleo Bennett and 2 brothers, F.O. and Dewey McKenzie.
viii. CLEO WESTBERRY, b. 1916.
ix. ELIZABETH WESTBERRY, b. 1918.
x. ELLIOT MARION WESTBERRY, b. April 08, 1924, Georgia; d. October 21, 1986, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Generation No. 2
2. ELSIE LENA5 WESTBERRY (ELLIOT MARION4, JARED W.3, RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1) was born March 24, 1900, and died March 11, 1937 in Wayne Co, Georgia. She married WILLIAM P. HIRES. He died May 24, 1945 in Albany, Georgia.
Notes for ELSIE LENA WESTBERRY:
*The Jesup Sentinel, Jesup, Wayne County, Georgia, Thursday, March 11, 1937.
Mrs. Elsie Westberry Hires, wife of William P. Hires, died at her home here late Saturday night after an illness of several days. She was a daughter of Mrs. E. M. Westberry and the late E. M. Westberry of Savannah, and was at the time of her death 37 years old. She and her husband had for several years made their home in Wayne County. She was a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Savannah. Funeral services were held from Red Hill Baptist Church Monday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock with Rev. R. L. Whipple, pastor of the Jesup Baptist Church in charge of the services. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. Hires is survived by her husband and four children, Julian, Thomas, Bill and Colvin Hires; four sisters, Misses Alma and Elizabeth Westberry, Mrs. Cleo Cohen, all of Savannah, and Mrs. Ruby Mobley, of Brunswick; five brothers, J. V., V. M. and Elliott Westberry, of Savannah and W. I. Westberry, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and W. W. Westberry of Jacksonville, Fla.; and her mother, Mrs. E. M. Westberry of Savannah.
Notes for WILLIAM P. HIRES:
*The Jesup Sentinel, Thursday, May 24, 1945.
Willie F. Hires Dies In Albany. Willie F. Hires, a native of Wayne County, but a resident of Arlington for the past two years died last Thursday in an Albany hospital after a short illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at 11 o’clock at Red Hill Baptist Church near Jesup, by Rev. Robinson of Odum. Burial was in the church cemetery with Harrison Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Hires is survived by his wife, Mrs. Doris R. Hires of Arlington; four sons, Julian C. Hires, with the United States Navy; T. W. Hires of Brunswick and Colvin Hires and Billy Hires, both of Arlington; his mother, Mrs. Daniel Hires of Odum; four sisters, Mrs. B. D. Purcell of East Point, Mrs. R. T. Piland of Suffolk, Va., Mrs. R. A. Burkes, Odum and Miss Rosa Hires of Jesup; three brothers, F. J. Hires and E. W. Hires, both of Odum, and L. V. Hires of Jesup and one granddaughter. Active pallbearers were L. H. Riggins, A. M. Showalter, Gordon Hires, Adolph Hires, Eugene Hires and Kenneth Brannen. Honorary pallbearers were E. F. Dean, J. P. Shedd, Robert Warren, Winslow Jones, Don Pierce, Herbert Strickland, C. A. Ashley, A. E. Knight, Robert Harris and Ottis Nunn.
Children of ELSIE WESTBERRY and WILLIAM HIRES are:
i. JULIAN C.6 HIRES.
Notes for JULIAN C. HIRES:
ii. THOMAS HIRES.
iii. WILLIAM HIRES.
iv. COLVIN HIRES.
3. VIRGIL WESTBERRY (ELLIOT MARION4, JARED W.3, RICHARD FURMAN2, MOSES1) was born May 06, 1906 in Georgia, and died August 1976 in Tenneessee. He married <UNNAMED>.
Child of VIRGIL WESTBERRY and <UNNAMED> is:
i. MARY CATHERINE6 WESTBERRY.