William Alexander Segraves Family


William Alexander Segraves Family

Husband: William Alexander Segraves

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Wife: Antoinette Jones

Born: 15 Sep 1940at: , Chambers Co, Al
Died: 18 Aug 2008at: Auburn, Lee Co, AL
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Father: Walter Brooks Jones
Mother: Antoinette Penick

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Birth: 1941, Chambers County, Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 2008, Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, USA

Opelika-Auburn News, August 19, 2008

Antoinette J. Segraves of Auburn died Monday, August 18, 2008 at Bethany House. Visitation is Tuesday, August 19, 2008 from 6-8 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Opelika-Auburn News, September 16, 2008

Antoinette "Nettie" Lou Jones Segraves, 67, beloved wife for 36 years of William Alexander Segraves, passed away 18 August 2008 at Bethany House, in Auburn, Alabama.

Visitation and viewing was at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home in Opelika, Alabama, on 19 August 2007, followed by private graveside services on 20 August 2008 at Town Creek Cemetery, Auburn, Alabama. The Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, 16 September 2008, at Auburn United Methodist Church. Celebrant: Dr. George Mathison, Senior Minister, last rites and all other services.

Memorials may be made to "Alabama Children's Fund" at Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, Grant, Alabama," or to the "Alabama Room, USD1812".

Mrs. Segraves was born in Langdale, Chambers County, Alabama, the daughter of Walter Brooks and Antoinette Penick Jones, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her husband, William Alexander Segraves, stepson William Alexander Segraves, Jr. (Carol), son David Alexander Segraves (Kellie); 3 grandsons, Logan Alexander Segraves (15), Andrew Elton Segraves (14), and Connor David Segraves (13); a younger sister, Marie Brooks Westrope (Jerry); and a younger brother, Walter Elliott Jones.

Antoinette attended Auburn University, where she was a member of Chi Omega Fraternity, and graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Archaeology.

Mrs. Segraves was a member of numerous genealogical, historical and lineage societies, serving as an officer and/or chairman on the local, state and national levels.

She was particularly involved in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, having served as Regent of the Jacksonville, Philadelphia, and Light Horse Harry Lee (Auburn, AL, 2 terms) Chapters, State Chairman of several National Committees, Alabama State Recording Secretary, First Vice Regent and State Regent. She was an Alabama Society DAR Honorary State Regent, NSDAR Past Vice President General, Past President of the NSDAR Vice President Generals Club, and National Chairman of Lineage Research. Mrs. Segraves served as National Vice Chairman - Lineage Research, under three Presidents General.

At the time of her death, Mrs. Segraves was Immediate Past-President, Captain Thomas Yale Chapter, Alabama Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century; Regent, Horseshoe Bend Chapter, Alabama Society Daughters of American Colonists; President, Alabama Society, Dames of the Court of Honor; First Vice President, National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama; Recording Secretary, National Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America; Governor, Alabama Branch National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims; and President, Alabama Society USD 1812. In addition to her service in many capacities to the lineage societies to which she belonged, she verified membership applications for Society of the Cincinnati, Sons of the Revolution, General Society of the War of 1812, NSDAR and NSSAR.

Antoinette served as a Councilor of the National Genealogical Society for 9 years; as Chairman of the (Founding) Board of Trustees of the National Institute on Genealogical Research; as a member of the Boards of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania and the Genealogical Society of East Alabama; and as Executive Director of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania. She had been a professional genealogist for over 30 years.

On the faculty of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research since 1980, Mrs. Segraves had taught courses for the University of Pennsylvania, Auburn University, Samford University, Main Line School Night, Elderhostel, and many other organizations. She presented lectures at a number of NGS and other conferences, and conducted workshops throughout the country. For many years, she led genealogical research tours to England, Salt Lake City and Washington, DC.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home Directing.

Revised: 16-Aug-16  05:40 PM