Biography of

Laura Wallace Beard Weiford


Born 09 Dec 1902, Mill Point, WV
Died 30 Oct 1973, Parkersburg, Wood, WV
Married Kennie Summers Weiford, 1921, Marlinton, WV (Kennie Summers married Edith Marston before 1921)


Children (Edith) Born
Keith Gale Weiford 18 May 1915, Warwick, WV
Infant Weiford ? Warwick, WV
Children (Laura) Born
Helen May Weiford 1922, Wheeling, Ohio, WV
Jack Summers Weiford 21 Apr 1923, Marlinton, Pocahontas, WV
William L Weiford, Sr. 02 Apr 1925, Marlinton, Pocahontas, WV
Kay Lynn Weiford 26 Mar 1926, Marlinton, Pocahontas, WV


Kennie Summers Weiford aged 69 years of 1202 Quincy Street, Parkersburg, died on Friday June 27th, 1958 following a long illness.  He was born in Pendleton County, May 13 1889 a son of the late Rev. and Mrs. G. S. Weiford.  he had lived in Parkersburg since 1931, and was an employee of the American Vicose Company.  He was a member of the E. U. B. Church, a veteran of World War I, and Legion of Guardsmen.  Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Laura Beard Weiford; three sons; Keith of Huntington; Jack and William of Parkersburg, and one daughter Mrs. Helen Terrell, four brothers, John Weiford of Massilon, Ohio; Rev. Clarence Weiford of Baltimore, Maryland; Oden Weiford of Sun Valley California, and Rev. Dewey N. Weiford of Roanoke, VA; two sisters Mrs Howard Hawkins and Mrs. Lanty J. Moore of Aberdeen, Maryland; and four granddaughters and five grandsons, a great granddaughter and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral Services were held at the Leavitt Funeral Home by the Rev. T. B. Turley.  Burial in the Odd Fellows Cemetery.