Emma Mae Winesett

Born 27-Mar-1902 and Died 21-Sep-1974
Daughter of Samuel Floyd Winesett and Permelia Edwards

Married 6-Aug-1919 Thomas Allen Grimes
Born 21-Jun-1894 and Died 22-Sep-1974
Son of Granville E. Grimes (1868-1929) and Parthena Frazier (1861-1932)

Thomas and Mae traveled to Edmonds, Alleghanty County, NC, to marry. Thomas was one of four children and Mae was one of fourteen children. They had five daughters and four sons of their own and, in addition, when Mae's sister, Fannie Lougaye, died in childbirth, they welcomed her infant daughter, Enola Gaye, into their home and raised her.

Mae had a stroke in 1972 and Tom cared for her at home. Mae suffered another stroke on Saturday, 21-Sep-1974, passing away. Thomas had a heart attack and died on Sunday. They were both buried in a double funeral and buried in Pickett's Cemetery.

Thomas and Mae's children are:
1. Almeta (Jun-1920) who married Ray Withheld,
2. Angeles D. who was still born (Dec-1921),
3. Cromer (Dec-1922) who married Evelyn,
4. Evans (Mar-1925) who married Marie,
5. Leona (Apr-1927) who married Denton D. Withheld,
6. Cleeta Aug-1929) who married James Withheld,
7. Douglas (Aug-1931),
8. Christine (Jun-1934) who married Jerry Withheld,
9. Eva (Sep-1935), and
10. Donald (Jan-1938) who married Dorothy.

Tom and Mae's descendants (1997 Reunion)

Any information on these children, their respective spouses and childrenwould be appreciated.

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