Notes for Nancy G. Fortner: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF NANCY G. ROSEBERRY I, Nancy G. Roseberry, of Pulaski, Virginia, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking all wills, or codicils to wills by me at anytime heretofore made.
FIRST: I direct that all my just debts be paid as soon as possible after my death.
SECOND: I give, devise and bequeath all of my property, both real and person, and howsoever evidenced or wheresoever situate, to my husband, George M. Roseberry, during his lifetime, and at his death, the real estate and so much of the personal property as has not been expended by my husband, George M. Roseberry, during his lifetime, shall pass and descend equally and jointly in fee simple to my two (2) stepchildren, Annabelle Roseberry Bane and Charlie M. Roseberry, or to the survivor, if either of them should predecease me; that is to say, should either of my said two (2) stepchildren die before I do, then the entire remainder of my estate shall pass to the surviving stepchild, after the death of my husband, George M. Roseberry.
THIRD: In the event my husband, George M. Roseberry, should predecease me, then my entire estate, both real and personal, and howsoever evidenced or wheresoever situate, I give, devise and bequeath absolutely and in fee simple equally and jointly to my two (2) stepchildren, Annabelle Roseberry Bane and Charlie M. Roseberry, or to the survivor, if either of them should predecease me, that is to say, should either of my said two (2) stepchildren die before I do, my entire estate shall pass to the surviving stepchild.
FOURTH: I nominate and appoint Charlie M. Roseberry as executor of this, my last will and testament. Given under my hand and seal this 29th day of July, 1952. Her S/ Nancy X G. Roseberry (SEAL) Witnesses by: Mark S/ John W. B. Deeds S/ Sara G. Slaydon S/ Eugene L. Nuckols
The above signature of the testatrix was made and the foregoing consisting of two pages was acknowledged to be her last will and testament by said testatrix in the presence of us, three competent witnesses, present at the same time; and we, the said witnesses, do hereunto subscribe the said will on the date last above witten in the presence of the said testatrix and of each other at the request of the said testatrix who was then of sound mind and over the age of twenty-one years. S/ John W. B. Deeds Address: Pulaski, Va. S/ Sara G. Slaydon Address: Pulaski, Virginia S/ Eugene L. Nuckols Address: Pulaski, Virginia
VIRGINIA: IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF PULASKI COUNTY, AUGUST 18th, 1966 It appearing that Nancy G. Roseberry died on May 14, 1964, and at the time thereof, she was a resident of Pulaski County, Virginia, and a paper writing signed by the said Nancy G. Roseberry, dated July 29, 1952, and purporting to be her true last will and testament, having this day been produced before the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Pulaski County, Virginia, and proved according to law by the oath of Eugene L. Nuckols, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, who was sworn and testified that the said Nancy G. Roseberry signed and acknowledged said paper writing as and for her true last will and testament in his presence and in the presence of John W. B. Deeds and Sarah G. Slaydon, the other subscribing witnesses being present at the same time and in the presence of each other, where upon it is ORDERED that the said paper writing be, and the same hereby is, established, probated and admitted to record as and for the true last will and testament of the said Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased.
On motion of Annabelle Roseberry Bain, the beneficiary under said will, the Executor named therein having died, the Clerk doth appoint Alan D. Groseclose, Administrator, c. t. a. of the estate of the said Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased, whereupon, the said Alan D. Groseclose, who made oath as the law directs and together with A. Dow Owens, as his surety, entered into and acknowledged a bond of the penalty of One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars, conditioned and payable according to law, and certificate is granted the said Alan D. Groseclose for obtaining probate of said will in due form and letters of administration are granted unto him as Administrator, c. t. a. of the estate of the said Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased. Teste: Marvin G. Graham Clerk
VIRGINIA: IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY OF PULASKI ESTATE OF NANCY G. ROSEBERRY, deceased I, the undersigned, who this day qualified before the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the County of Pulaski as Administrator, c. t. a. of the estate of Nancy G. Roseberry, deceased, late of the County of Pulaski, Virginia, on my oath do say that I have made diligent inquiry and that I believe the following to be a true and correct list together with the ages and the addresses of the heirs of the decedent Nancy G. Roseberry who died testate on May 14, 1964.
LIST OF HEIRS NAME APP. AGE RELATIONSHIP ADDRESS Annie Fortner Lefler 70 Sister Pulaski, Virginia Charles Fortner 48 Nephew Pulaski County, Virginia Terry F. Fortner 42 Nephew Pulaski County, Virginia Clyde Haga Nephew Charlie Haga Nephew Pulaski County, Virginia Frell Haga Nephew Pulaski, Virginia Alan Haga 18 Grandnephew Pulaski, Virginia Daniel Haga 16 Grandnephew Pulaski, Virginia Annabelle Roseberry Bain 62 Beneficiary 4401 Harvard Avenue Greensboro, North Carolina
More About Nancy G. Fortner and George M. Roseberry: Marriage: 19 October 1915, Wythe Co, VA.