William Steele Winesett

Born 14-Feb-1926
Son of Eli Winesett and Della Mae Withheld

Married 4-Apr-1952 to Eva Withheld
Born 12-May-1930
Died 10-May-2004 in Swansboro, NC
Social Security 242-32-4027 (North Carolina)
Daughter of Marcus Withheld and Ruth Unknown

Second Married 24-Apr-1998 to Iola Hofler
Born 28-Sep-1927 to Present
Daughter of LeRoy Hofler and Ethel C. Carter

Uncle Bill and Aunt Iola - Thanksgiving Day 2001

Bill was born in Whiteville, NC. He graduated from Plymouth High School and served as a machine gunner for the Marine Corps in the Pacific during WWII. He was at Imo Jimo. After the war, he attended East Carolina University where he met and married Eva. Thereafter, he was an insurance adjustor for General Motors Corporation. Since retirement, he has played with bees, traveled, and remarried. Bill and Iola live in Rowland, NC. They like to take trips to the old home area around Hillsville, Galax and Woodlawn, VA.

Eva was born in Deletier, NC. I believe Eva graduated from East Carolina University and that is where she and Bill met. She taught mathematics for many years at Plymouth High School.

Bill and Eva's children are:
1. Debra Carole (15-Mar-1953 in Plymouth, NC, to 5-Oct-2005 in Swansboro, Onslow County, NC, Social Security 237-06-8732 (North Carolina),
2. Linda Denice (8-Sep-1956), and
3. William Norris (1-May-1959 to present).

Debra was born deaf and attended schools for the deaf. She was a computer operator. She died of cancer. the webmaster remembers Debra as a very cute and pretty little todler.

Iola was born in Gates County, NC. She is a graduate of Gatesville High School and East Carolin University. She retired as a librarian with Roberson County Schools. Her first husband was Benjamin O. Burns a banker who died. Iola and Bill do not have any children of their marriage.

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