Clara Lee Hinchey

                                                     ┌── Thomas Jefferson Hincher
                                                     │    1846-1926 
                     ┌── James Calvin Hinchey ───────┤
                     │    1878-1953                  │
                     │                               └── Martha Shoemate
                     │                                   c1851-?    
Clara Lee Hinchey ───┤
B: 1919              │                               ┌── William B. Elledge
D: 2008              │                               │
No Issue             └── Tippy Victoria J. Elledge ──┤
                          1876-1967                  │
                                                     └── Mary Jane (Elledge)
M: Arthur C. Harless

Clara Lee Hinchey     [ID 14039] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 14 1919, Ashe County, North Carolina.1,2,3,4  

She married Arthur C. Harless.5  Arthur was born Sep 4 1918.6  

No children.7  

Arthur died May - 1986.6  

In 2003 Clara was living in Abingdon, Virginia.7  

Clara Lee Hinchey died Aug 25 2008, Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia; age 88.3,4,8  

Clara's obituary was published in the "Bristol Herald Courier" (Bristol, Virginia) on Tuesday, August 26 2008:4,9

Clara Harless

ABINGDON, Va. -- Clara Hinchey Harless, 88, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Johnston Memorial Hospital.  

She was born in Ashe County, N.C., and was the daughter of the late James Calvin and Tippy Elledge Hinchey.  She had spent almost all her life in the Abingdon area and was of the Baptist faith.  She had attended Pilgrim Baptist Church in Abingdon for many years and was a lifetime member of Palestine Baptist Church.  She was always faithful.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur C. Harless.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  

She was a very special aunt to all of her nieces and nephews, who survive her.  She is also survived by numerous wonderful and caring friends and neighbors.  

Funeral services for Clara Hinchey Harless will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Abingdon, with Pastor Doug Findley officiating.  Friends may call at the church after 6 p.m. until the time of the service Tuesday.  A committal service will be held at Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon Wednesday at 11 a.m.  

Those wishing to send memories or messages of sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com.  

The Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, (276) 623-2700, is serving the family of Clara Harless.

Clara's death was again noted in the "Bristol Herald Courier" (Bristol, Virginia) on Wednesday, August 27 2008:8

Clara Harless ABINGDON, Va. -- A committal service for Clara Hinchey Harless will be held at Knollkreg Memorial Park in Abingdon Wednesday at 11 a.m.  

Those wishing to send memories or messages of sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com.  

Clara Hinchey Harless, 88, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, in Johnston Memorial Hospital.  

The Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, (276) 623-2700, is serving the family of Clara Harless.

Social Security information for Arthur C. Harless: 230-05-1432


Sources

  1. 1920 census, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina; roll T625-1329, ED 179, page 2A, line #1, dwelling #23, family #24.
  2. 1930 census, Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia; roll T626-2463, ED 3, page 9A, line #23, dwelling #153, family #164.
  3. http://www.lifetributes.com/ClaraHincheyHarless.
  4. Obituary of Clara Harless; "Bristol Herald Courier", Aug 26 2008:
    http://www.legacy.com/TriCities/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=116423217.
  5. Contribution from Linda Hinchey.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  7. Contribution from Linda Hinchey citing:
    information from Clara Hinchey.
  8. Death of Clara Harless; "Bristol Herald Courier", Aug 27 2008:
    http://www.legacy.com/TriCities/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory&PersonId=116483047.
  9. http://www.farrisfuneralservice.com/august08obits.htm#Clara_Hinchey_Harless.


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