|. Claude Cornelius Nester, 1923 - 1988, s/o John Claude Nester
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
E1472 Claude Cornelius Nester,8 E147 (John,7,Andrew,6,Reuben,5,Abraham,4,Jacob,3)
. b 26 Oct 1923 Carroll Co, Va; d 6 Apr 1988 (SSDI 223-28-1098 Va), bur Circle Hill Cem, Angola, Steuben Co, Ind.
. See pictures of his and Leonor's tombstone and his plaque below.
. m(1) 17 Apr 1943 York, SC to Louisa Lois Newman, b 18 Feb 1928 Carroll Co, Va, d/o Charles Edgar Newman and Lila T.
. Bolt. Claude and Lois div 12 Aug 1949 Carroll Co.
. Louisa m(2) 9 Jun 1952 Carroll Co to Gentry Wilson Semones, div, b 29 Jun 1924 Carroll Co, Va, d 4 Jan 1997 Hillsville,
. Carroll Co (SSDI 223-24-0743 Va), bur Wilkerson Cem, Hillsville, s/o Johnson Semones and Mary Susan Bolt. Louisa's
. 4 children took the Semones name after Gentry adopted them in Apr 1962. Gentry had m(1) 12 Oct 1944 Carroll Co
. to Alice May Jones, b ca 1926, d/o R. L. Jones and Mamie Pullian. Gentry and Alice div 7 Dec 1948 Carroll Co.
. m(2) 3 Nov 1951 Martinsville, Va to Rosetta Boothe, b ca 1929, d/o Clay Pinkard Boothe and Mary Young.
. This marr record states that Claude was single.
. m(3) 14 Aug 1986 Steuben Co, Ind to Leonor Patrocinia Uribe Perez, b 6 Nov 1930 Mexico City, Mex. (her name was Leonor
. Uribe Perez acc to one online source) She was naturalized 1973 Fort Wayne, Allen Co, Ind.
. Gentry Semones' LR: Hillsville, Carroll Co, Va 24343.
. Claude served in the US Marine Corps in WW II, and was wounded in action on Okinawa. Gentry Semones served in the
. Army Air Corps in WW II.
. issue: (Louisa was the mother of the 1st 4 children and Leonor was the mother of the last 4)
. (the 1st four were "Semones" in the birth rec index)
. 1. Claude Cornelius Semones (Neil), b 1944 Pulaski, Va (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m(1) 18
. Nov 1966 Chicago, Ill to Barbara Sue Phillips, b 1947 Ky. Neil and Barbara div 26 Mar 1971 Roanoke. Neil m(2) 10
. June 1972 Roanoke to Rebecca Irene Dillon Adams, b 1950 Roanoke, d/o Jack Nelson Dillon and Sarah Elizabeth Earles.
. Neil and Rebecca div 30 Apr 1987 Roanoke. Neil m(3) 1 Apr 1989 Radford to Linda Marie Hall. Neil m(4) 16 Oct 1999
. Gatlinburg, Tenn to Rita Faye Whisenant, b 1956 Ft Riley, Geary Co, Kans, d/o Robert Lee Whisenant and Lola Blanche
. Freeman. Rebecca had m(1) 10 Aug 1967 Roanoke to Thomas Wayne Adams, b ca 1949 Roanoke, s/o Thomas Caserio
. Adams and Gertrude Grace Walker.
. a. Joseph Wayne Semones, b 1970 Roanoke, Va, m 20 Jul 2001 to Cheri Ann Godferson. Joseph and Cheri div 19 Oct
. 2000 Roanoke. Joseph m(2) 20 Jul 2001 Roanoke to Wendy Gail Callahan, b 1979 Christiansburg, Va, d/o Toni Lewis
. Callahan and Brenda Joyce Smith.
. (1) Joseph Kyle Semones, b 1993 Austin, Minn.
. (2) Lea Kathleen Semones, b 1996 Hickory, NC.
. (3) (baby) Semones, b 2002.
. b. Sheri Lynn Semones, b 1975 Roanoke, m(1) 20 Nov 1993 Salem, Va to Kenneth Michael Kelley. Sheri and Kenneth
. div 25 Apr 1995 Roanoke. Sheri m(2) 24 Jun 2000 Roanoke to Kenneth Wayne Jones, b 1969 Roanoke, s/o Kenneth
. Wayne Jones and Brenda Gay Martin.
. (1) Brent Michael Kelly, b and d 24 Jun 1993 Roanoke, bur Blue Ridge Memorial Garden.
. 2. Donald Larry Semones (Larry), b 1946 Pulaski, Va (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m(1) 2 Mar
. 1970 Roanoke to Gloria Dean Horn. He m(2) 15 Nov 1972 Roanoke to Sue Ann Stinnette, b 1952, d/o Alfred Milton
. Stinnette and Edith Geraldine Lloyd. He m(3) 3 Nov 1990 Roanoke tto Sarah Dadisman Regal (Sarah D. Grubbs).
. a. Kimberly Angel Semones, b 1969 Roanoke, m(1) 30 May 1992 Roanoke to Jeffrey Sean Holly. Kimberly m(2) 17
. Jun 1996 Roanoke to Richard Andrew Swanson, b ca 1972.
. (1) Cassidy Lauren Holly, b 1995 Salem Co.
. (2) Emily Hunt Swanson, b 1996 Roanoke Co.
. (3) Abigail Lindsay Swanson, b 2000 Salem Co.
. 3. Brenda Gene Semones, b 1947 Pulaski (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m 29 Apr 1979 Carroll Co
. to Kenneth Lee Lewis, b 1938 Rhodell, WVa, s/o James Graham Lewis and Hattie Mae Caudell.
. a. Kimberley Ann Lewis, m ____ Martineau.
. (1) Brianna Elsie Martineau, b 1998 Chesapeake, Va.
. (2) Thornton Joseph Martineau, b 2000 Chesapeake.
. 4. Sandra Jo Semones, b 1949 Pulaski (name changed from Nester to Semones in Apr 1962), m 25 Nov 1967 Carroll Co
. to John Douglas Lewis, b 1947, s/o Mavan Hall Lewis and Addie Mae Marshall.
. a. Marshall Douglas Lewis, b 1972 Martinsville, Va, m 7 Aug 1999 to Sasha Andrea Campeanu, b 1978, s/o Andre
. Jacob Campeanu and Carmen Delia Fernandez.
. (1) Emily Adelaide Lewis, b 2002 Charlottesville, Va.
. b. Justin Wilson Lewis, b 1978 Radford, Va.
. 5. Linda Nester, b 1961, m 1981 to Greg Chambers.
. a. Sheena Marie Chambers, b 1997 Charleston, Kanawha Co, WVa.
. 6. Georgina Nina Nester (Gina), b 1962 Mexico, m(1) 1 Oct 1994 Steuben Co, Ind to Anthony Doyle Downing, b ca 1964
. Ohio, s/o James M. Downing and Catherine J. Ashbrook. Georgina and Anthony div 10 Jan 1996. Georgina m(lic)(2) 5
. Oct 1998 Allen Co, Ind to Joseph J. Gibson (Joe), b ca 1951 Pa, s/o Joe and Shiely Gibson. Joseph was prev marr and div
. 5 Jun 1996.
. a. Ace Wayne Nester, b and d 27 Aug 1977 Angola, Steuben Co, Ind, "s/o Georgina Nester", bur Circle Hill Cem.
. See picture of his tombstone below.
. 7. DeLois Annati Nester, b 1963 Ind, m(1) 3 Jul 1989 Steuben Co, Ind to Tyrone D. Kumler, b ca 1961 Ill, s/o Myron and
. Jane Kumler. DeLois and Tyrone div 15 Mar 1993 Wood Co, Ohio. DeLois m(2) 2002 to Jim Horan.
. 8. Nancy Patrocenia Nester, b 1973 Allen Co, Ind, m 2 Nov 2002 Allen Co, Ind to John Russell Holder, b 1973 DeKalb Co,
. Ill, s/o Larry and Barbara Holder.
. Ref: 1. Claude Cornelius (Neil) Semones' correspondence, with contributions from his children Joseph and Sheri, and his
. brother Donald.
. 2. Sandra Jo Semones Lewis' letter, dated 30 Apr 2002.
. 3. Letter from Lt Col D. Routh, USMC to Mrs Nina Nester, dated 4 Jul 1945.
. 4. www.findagrave.com, info by PLS.
|. Pictures below from www.findagrave.com
. Added by PLS