Name of Deceased: Joseph Abraham Queen
Newspaper: The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA, July 5, 1928
Submitters Name: Bea. Adams King

Obit: Joseph Abraham Queen Dies At Ripe Age of 73
The death of Joseph Abraham Queen, age 73 years and 8 months, was a shock to the community June 26, 1928. Death was caused by heart trouble. He was confined to his room only 5 days. Mr. Queen was born in Wilkes County, N.C., in 1854, and in 1876 was married to Miss Climentine Queen, of Alexander County, N.C. To this union was born four sons and three daughters. He was a farmer all his life. He came to Keysville in 1911 and continued farming. He was a loving husband, a kind father, and a good neighbor.
Mr. Queen was a member of the Baptist Church, and rejoiced in the Savior's love and was ready to meet his maker.
Surviving him is his wife, Mr. J. A. Queen, seven children, ; B.F. and W.A. Queen, Keysville, R.K. Queen, Hiddenite, N.C., J.V. Queen, Hendersonville, N.C.; Mrs. W.H. Gladden, Rock Hill, S.C.; one sister, Mrs. W.E. Bowles, Hiddenite, N.C.; 19 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Interment was at Keysville Baptist Church, Wednesday, June 27, at 4 p.m.


Name of Deceased:  Dema Jane Queensberry
Newspaper: Richmond Times Dispatch, 2001
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

Dema Jane Queensberry, 47, of Chase City, died Friday, October 12, 2001. She is survived by her husband John Wayne "Pedro" Queensberry; son and daughter-in-law, Samuel Thomas "Bobo" Woodson Jr. and Diane; sisters and brothers-in-law, John W. Newcomb, Jr., Leroy and Sandi Newcomb, Donnie Newcomb, William Newcomb, all of Chase City, Dale and Salley Newcomb of Baskerville; grandchildren, Cynthia, Sambo and Vanessa Woodson, Samantha and Stacy Queensberry, Adam Roark, and Christopher Ashworth; numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Newcomb Allgood Davis Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. Reverend David Blakely officiating. Interment Crestview Memorial Park, South Hill, Va.