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Moorefield, Alice Velma

Moorefield, Alice Velma

Female 1911 - 1997  (86 years)

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  • Name Moorefield, Alice Velma 
    Born 7 Feb 1911  Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 87 
    Died 16 Mar 1997  Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I87  Caswell County
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 

    Father Moorefield, Elijah Johnson,   b. 17 Oct 1868, Bedford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1937, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother James, Ada Belle,   b. 20 Dec 1870, Orange County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1955, Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Feb 1891  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Reference Number 2200 
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Showfety, Fred Kalil,   b. 28 Apr 1911, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1979, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1932  Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 13448 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Showfety, Nancy Carol,   b. 25 Dec 1938, Guilford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1996  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F78  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1911 - Roxboro, Person County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Apr 1932 - Danville, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1997 - Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Elijah Johnson Moorefield Family
    Moorefield Sisters and Husbands 1960s

    Headstones
    Fred Kalil Showfety and Alice Velma Moorefield Showfety Grave Marker
    Fred Kalil Showfety and Alice Velma Moorefield Showfety Grave Marker

  • Notes 
    • Alice Velma Moorefield (1911-1997)

      Fred and Alice Moorefield Showfety

      Alice Velma Moorefield Showfety Gravestone

      Elijah Johnson Moorefield Family

      Moorefield Sisters and Husbands

      (for larger image, click on photograph)
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      The Elijah Johnson Moorefield Family at Purley, Caswell County, North Carolina (c.1940). Left-to-Right:

      Back Row: Alice Velma Moorefield, Lula May Moorefield, Elijah Johnson Moorefield (father), Ada Belle James Moorefield (mother), Minnie B. Moorefield, Leona Moorefield, Verna Brent Moorefield.

      Front Row: Violet Bye Moorefield, Arthur William Moorefield, Virginia Inez Moorefield, Naomi Ethel Moorefield, Esther True Moorefield.
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      Second Group Photograph (left-to-right): Fred Kalil Showfety, Alice Velma Moorefield Showfety, Roy Mebane Joyce, Minnie B. Moorefield Joyce, Naomi Ethel Moorefield Prewitt, James Willis Prewitt
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      Find A Grave Memorial #57465838 Alice Velma Moorefield Showfety

      Birth location also seen as Caswell County, North Carolina.
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      Mrs. Alice Moorefield Showfety, 86, of Greensboro, died Sunday, March 16, 1997, at Britthaven Nursing Center in Chapel Hill. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Mrs. Showfety at 12 noon on Wednesday, in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Mrs. Showfety was born Feb. 7, 1911, in Caswell County, to the late Elijah Johnson and Ada Moorefield. She was a graduate of Bartlett-Yancey High School, where she played on the basketball team. After graduation, Mrs. Showfety attended UNC-Greensboro, formerly Women's College. She was a member of the Y Matrons, a charter member of the Flora Garden Club, and a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.

      Mrs. Showfety is survived by three daughters, Barbara Cox and her husband, Jim of Greensboro, Freda Chesson and her husband, Chip, and Linda Devenny, all of Durham; and a son-in-law, David Kersey of Moore, S.C.; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Esther Lea of Purley, and Naomi Prewitt of Lexington, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Kalil Showfety, and a daughter, Nancy S. Kersey.

      A Rosary Service will be held at Forbis and Dick North Elm Chapel at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The family will receive friends following the Rosary, and other times at the residence of Jim and Barbara Cox. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Triangle Hospice, 1804 Martin Luther King Drive, Suite 112, Durham, N.C. 27707. Forbis and Dick Funeral Service, 1118 N. Elm Street, is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Showfety.

      Source: Greensboro News & Record (Greensboro, North Carolina), 18 March 1997.
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      1920 US Census
      Name: Allice Moorefielf [Allice Moorefield]
      Age: 8 years
      Estimated birth year: abt 1912
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Race: White
      Home in 1920: Dan River, Caswell, North Carolina
      Sex: Female
      Marital status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Mother's Birth Place: North Carolina
      Father's Birth Place: Virginia
      Image: 1029
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  • Sources 
    1. [S40] North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).