COUNTY OF WISE vs SIDNEY F. EDWARDS, ET AL

February 11, 2021

VIRGINIA:
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY OF WISE

COUNTY OF WISE,

VIRGINIA, a Political

Subdivision of the

Commonwealth of

Virginia
Complainant

Case No. CL20-2102

v.

SIDNEY F. EDWARDS,

ET AL
Respondent(s)

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

The object of this suit is to enforce the lien of the Complainant, County of Wise, Virginia, for delinquent real estate taxes against certain real property located in the County of Wise, Virginia, described as follows:

Tax Map No. 042 ( ) 067

Account No. 006656

All that certain lot or parcel of land, lying and being situate on the waters of Bull Run Creek, in Wise County, Virginia and bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at a poplar, now or formerly of Ida McClelland's corner, near the county road; thence S. 59 E. 6 poles to a stake in the swamp; S. 11 45 W. 18 poles to a stake; S. 38 30 W. 13 poles and 3 links to a stake; S. 4 W 19 1/2 poles to a small dogwood and chestnut on a bank near a drain; S. 81 E. 16 poles and 19 links to a sourwood on a flat ridge; S. 89 1/2 E. 34 poles to a maple in a hollow, now or formerly of Louisa J. Kilgore's corner; N. 48 30 W. 17 poles and 20 links to a small black oak in a hollow; N. 23 45 W. 11 1/2 poles to a small white oak in a hollow; N. 5 30 W. 11 poles and 3 links to a small chestnut; N. 15 W. 9 1/2 poles to a stake in the line now or formerly of Mrs. M. L. Ringley; S. 63 W. 10 poles to a stake on a hillside; N. 31 W. 12 poles to a stake in the County Road; S. 65 30 W. 8 poles to a stake on the bank of said road; thence S. 33 W. 12 poles and 8 links to the beginning. Containing 16 acres more or less.

Less and except that 2-acre parcel of land conveyed to James G. Knight and Grace B. Knight from Nevada Edwards by Deed dated August 13, 1970 and recorded August 13, 1970 in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Wise County, Virginia in Deed Book 427 at Page 613.

And being the same property conveyed to Sidney Edwards, Fayette Edwards and Millard Edwards from Nevada Edwards, widow, subject to the life estate retained by Nevada Edwards, by Deed dated April 16, 1965 and recorded June 18, 1971 in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Wise County, Virginia in Deed Book 434 at Page 623.
This description is made subject to all easements, conditions, agreements, restrictions, and reservations of record which affect the property herein described including but not limited to those recorded in Deed Book 109 at Page 445.

IT APPEARING that an Affidavit has been made and filed stating that due diligence has been used, without effect, to ascertain the identity and location of certain parties to be served, that the last known addresses for the Respondents herein are as follows: Sidney Edwards aka Sidney F. Edwards, who is believed to be deceased and whose last known address is unknown; James Harold Edwards, who is believed to be deceased and whose last known address is unknown; William Franklin Edwards, who is believed to be deceased and whose last known address is unknown; Betty Edwards, whose last known address is unknown; Herbert Wayne Edwards, who is believed to be deceased and whose last known address is unknown; Mildred Irene Edwards Rasnick, who is believed to be deceased and whose last known address is unknown; and that any officers, heirs, devisees, and successors in title of the Respondent named herein are made parties Respondent to this action individually and/or by the general description of Parties Unknown, it is hereby

ORDERED that the parties herein and all Parties Unknown and/or whose location cannot be ascertained appear on or before March 25, 2021 in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the County of Wise, Virginia, and do what may be necessary to protect their interests in this cause.

Entered on the 28th day of January, 2021.

Jack Kennedy

Clerk of Court

I Ask For This:

John A. Rife, Esq.

(VSB No. 45805)

Jeffrey A. Scharf, Esq.

(VSB No. 30591)

Mark K. Ames, Esq.

(VSB No. 27409)

Andrew M. Neville, Esq. (VSB No. 86372)

Paul L. LaBarr, Esq.

(VSB No. 91609)

Gregory L. Haynes, Esq. (VSB No. 37158)

Taxing Authority

Consulting Services, PC

P.O. Box 31800

Henrico, Virginia 23294-1800

Phone: (804) 864-0080

Facsimile: (804) 545-2378

TACS No.: 146795
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