John W. and James T. McCreery Memorial Fund
This unrestricted fund honors two brothers, John W. McCreery (1845-1917) and James T. McCreery (1844-1925). They were the sons of William McCreery, who settled at Raleigh Courthouse. They both served in the Confederate Army. Subsequently, James moved to Hinton and was President of Piney Coking Coal Land Co., National Bank of Summers and the McCreery Hotel. John lived in Beckley, was an attorney, a state senator for two terms, and president of the Bank of Raleigh.