Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sunday Obituary - Nannie Handy

Mrs. Nannie Handy died Saturday night (July 19, 1929) after a long spell of illness and was buried at the graveyard at Mt. View.  Her funeral was conducted  by Mr. Mat Conner and Mr. Sol Hylton. Published in The Enterprise newspaper on July 25, 1929.

Her name was Nancy Lannie Howell, but everyone called her "Nannie".  She was the daughter of Everet E Howell and Texas Judith Conner and born October 20, 1894 in Patrick County.  She was the first wife of Euell B Handy and they lived on a farm in Meadows of Dan, Virginia.  Together they had three children.  Their first was Luther Wayne Handy, he was born on Jan 1913 and died in April 1913.  Ruby Handy, their second child was born in 1917 and still lives today in Patrick County, Virgina.  Their third child, Stafford B Handy born on April 25, 1920 and died on December 10, 2004.

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