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Martha Jean Fulton Harvey




AAFA #0710

1923 VA – 2013 VA


Photo from AAFA files




Roanoke, VA—Wednesday, 29 May 2013


            Martha Jean Fulton Harvey, 89, of Roanoke, passed away on Memorial Day, May 27, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, John Eldridge Harvey; son, John Davis Harvey; four sisters; and a brother.

            Jean left a legacy as a devout Christian who believed in works and a loving mother who believed in patriotism. She was a lifelong member of Calvary Baptist Church where she filled many roles including deacon and Sunday School superintendent. She was active in the Daughters of the American Revolution, serving as regent and State Chaplain. Jean retired from the Social Security Administration following over 20 years service at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

            She is survived by her daughter, Jaye Harvey Wellons (Hugh); daughter-in-law, Alisa Harvey Dick (Tom); five grandchildren, Lauren Harvey Andrews (Tim), Meredith Paige Dick, Aaron Andrew Dick, Hannah Ruth Harvey Wellons, Rebekah Davis Harvey Wellons; and five great-grandchildren.

            The family will receive friends on Thursday May 30, 2013, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Oakey's South Chapel at 4257 Brambleton Ave S.W. in Roanoke. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday May 31, 2013, at Calvary Baptist Church located at 608 Campbell Avenue S.W. in Roanoke.

            In lieu of flowers, Jean would welcome gifts to the Calvary Baptist Church Foundation.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records show that Jean F. Harvey (SS# issued in VA) was born 6 Aug 1923, last residence not listed.

            Her sister Mary Elizabeth Fulton Price is AAFA #0705. They both attended the 1994 AAFA meeting in Richmond, VA.

            Her Alford lineage, starting with her mother: Hattie Florence 1883 VA2, Isaac Anderson 1856 VA3, James Stephen 1831 VA4, John 1795 VA5, John 1768 VA6, Thomas 1736 VA7.