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Stoneman, Roni

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1938-

Biography

Veronica Loretta Stoneman, born May 5, 1938, is the fourteenth surviving child of Ernest and Hattie Stoneman. She and her first husband, Eugene Cox, had four children: Eugene, Jr., Rebecca, Barbara, and Robert. She and her second husband, George Hemrick, had one daughter, Hattie Georgia. She had no children by her subsequent husbands, Richard Adams, William Zimmerman, or Larry Corya. Roni was an accomplished banjo player. In addition to her musical contributions to various Stoneman groups, she appeared as " Ida Lee Nagger" on the television show "Hee-Haw" from 1973 to 1985.

Citation:
"The Stonemans: An Appalachian Family and the Music that Shaped Their Lives" by Ivan M. Tribe (1993).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Stoneman Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0697
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business and personal records of Ernest V. "Pop" Stoneman; his wife, Hattie Frost Stoneman; and children, Eddie, Grace, John, Patsy, Billy, Jack, Gene, Dean, Scotty, Donna, Jimmy, Roni, and Van, whose music careers spanned eight decades. The collection includes audiocassettes, autobiographical sketches, awards, business records, CDs and DVDs, contracts, correspondence, discographies, documentary material for and final draft of "The Stonemans: An Appalachian...
Dates: 1924-2008