McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Roy Ned Cook

1. "The Register herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday, 31 Dec 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"BRENTON — Roy Ned Cook, 73, of Brenton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005, in Princeton Community Hospital following a long illness. "Born April 2, 1932, in Wyoming County, he was the son of the late Roy Wayne and Mollie Virginia Miller Cook. "Mr. Cook was a member of Cooper Memorial Baptist Church. He loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He also enjoyed talking on his CB radio, but most of all he enjoyed being with his family. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, James P. “Buddy” Cook and Freddie I. Cook. "Survivors include his wife, Edith Marie Bilbrey Cook; a son, Earl Cook and wife, Sherry, of Skin Fork; two daughters, Mary Dunn and husband, Roger, of Skin Fork and Sheila Francis and husband, Tim, of Glen Fork; a brother, George W. Cook and wife, Helen, of Skin Fork; 12 grandchildren, Vince Smith, Rebecca Smith Brown, Jamie Cook, Toni Cook Purdom, Bo Taylor, Cristie Cook, Amber Francis May, Ashley Francis, Amelia Francis, Caleb Francis, Lisa Cook and Zachariah Cook; and 15 great-grandchildren, Alex Smith, Allie Smith, James Curtis Cook, Justin Cuevas, Tiana Cuevas, Paige Purdom, Amanda Purdom, Brianna Purdom, Gabriel May, Brittany Cook, Daniel Justus, Sarah Justus, D.J. Justus, Randy Brown and Katelyn Taylor. "Service will be 1 p.m. today at Cooper Memorial Baptist Church, Skin Fork, with the Revs. Seldon Gibson and Lee Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in Cook Family Cemetery, Skin Fork..."


Dewey A. Mullins

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 2 Jan 1920; Page 146A;
Family #1/2.
Listed as Dewey A. Mullins; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Van Buren Mullins.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 159B;
Family #68/68.
Listed as Duey Mullins; age 17; born in WV; in household of father, Van Buren Mullins.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey Mullins; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Itmann, WV; son of Van and Mary
Mullins; married on 3 Jul 1936 at Pineville, WV; Blanche Browning; age 19; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Jasper and Mattie Browning.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 139A;
Image 47 of 64; Household #387.
Listed as Dewey Mullens age 26; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer on road project; in household of brother-in-law, Aubrey Browning.


Blanche B. Browning

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
Dewey Mullins; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Itmann, WV; son of Van and Mary
Mullins; married on 3 Jul 1936 at Pineville, WV; Blanche Browning; age 19; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Jasper and Mattie Browning.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 139A;
Image 47 of 64; Household #387.
Listed as Blanche Mullens age 23; born in WV; married; 3yrs HS education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of brother, Aubrey Browning.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Friday 16 Sep 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"HERNDON HEIGHTS — Blanche B. Mullins, 88, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, in a Princeton hospital. "Born July 8, 1917, at Pineville, she was the daughter of the late Jasper P. and Mattie Baker Browning. "Mrs. Mullins was a homemaker, a member of New Richmond Chapel and a former employee of the
Wyoming County Board of Education, retiring after 25 years of service as a cook at Herndon High
School. "In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey A. Mullins; a
grandson, David D. Mullins; three brothers, Paul, Ralph and Aubrey Browning; and two sisters, Beulah
Green and Ora Stamey. "Those left to cherish her memory include her four children, Dewey C. Mullins and his wife, Jane, of
Virginia Beach, Va., Kermit L. Mullins and his wife, Edna, of Chesapeake, Va., Jerry D. Mullins and his
wife, Jenny, of Chesapeake and Carol Graham and her husband, Bob, of Stephenson; 14
grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Iris Morgan of Beckley;
and a special nephew, Conley Mullins and his wife, Barbara, of Pineville. "Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with the Rev. Ronald
Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in Goode Family Cemetery, Pineville..."


Dewey Curtis Mullins

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 139A;
Image 47 of 64; Household #387.
Listed as Curtis Mullens age 3; born in WV; no education; in household of uncle, Aubrey Browning,
with parents.


Kermit L. Mullins

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; taken on 7 May 1940; Page 139A;
Image 47 of 64; Household #387.
Listed as Kermit Mullens age 1; born in WV; no education; in household of uncle, Aubrey Browning,
with parents.


Beulah Evelyn Browning

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 222B, Family #157.
Listed as Beulah E. Browning, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Jasper R. Browning.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 36; WV Archives Web Site.
Amos Edgar Green; age 33; born in Fayette Co, WV; living at Mt Hope, WV; married on 29 Sep 1929
at Beckley, WV; Beulah Evelyn Browning; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Bolt, WV.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 6 May 1930; Page 150A; Family #87/92.
Listed as Beulah Green; age 22; born in WV; married at 21; in household of husband, Amos E. Green.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #20038; WV Archives Web Site.
Beulah Evelyn Green; age 28; born on 10 Jul 1907 at Pineville, WV; married; daughter of Jasper R.
and Mattie (Baker) Browning; died on 10 Apr 1936 at Wolfpen, Wyoming Co, WV from pneumonia;
buried on 12 Apr 1936 in Goode Cemetery; Pineville, WV; informant, Amos E. Green, Roderfield, WV.


Ora H. Browning

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 222B, Family #157.
Listed as Ora H. Browning, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Jasper R. Browning.


Curtis "Kirt" Kenneda

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 29/30 Apr 1910, Page 247A,
Family #187.
Listed as Curt Canada, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, Arson Kenaday.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1919); Page 413; WV Archives Web Site.
C.K. Canada; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Uno, WV; son of Arson Canada; married on
13 May 1919 at the store of Toler and Toler; Sarah O Cline; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living
at Uno, WV; daughter of Margaret Cline.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Guyan; E.D. 55-7; taken 10 Apr 1940; Page 149A;
Image 16 of 49; Household #102.
Listed as Curtis Kenneda; age 39; born in WV; married; 2nd grade education; lived in same house
on1 Apr 1935; farm laborer; head of household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 78; WV Archives Web Site.
Kirt Kenneda; age 1; born and living in Simon, WV; widowed; son of Arson and Nellie Kenneda;
married on 27 Jun 1952 at Simon, WV; Frances Hatfield; age 54; born in McDowell Co, WV; widow;
living at Simon, WV; daughter of G.W. and Vicie Lawrence.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Kirt Kenneda; born on 22 Jan 1901; died in Jun 1975; living at Simon, Wyoming Co, WV at death.
6. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 17 September 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"LONG BRANCH - Millie Morgan Kenneda, 89, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at
St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. "Born Nov. 15, 1915, at Simon, she was the daughter of the late Milty and Emma Walker Morgan.
"She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Morgan and Kirt Kenneda; a son, Elbie
Morgan; seven brothers, Kelly, Azzie, Powell, Alex, George, Willie and Lee Morgan; seven
sisters,Louisa Hatfield, Lenore Belcher, Sarah, Vida, Virgie, Gladys and Betty Morgan; and a son-
in-law, Arson Kenneda.


Millie Morgan

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 205A, Family #25.
Listed as Millie Morgan, age 4 yrs, 1 month, born in WV, in household of father, Milton F. Morgan.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clearfork District, taken on 15 Apr 1930, Page 171A, Family #119.
Listed as Millie Morgan, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Milton F. Morgan.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 17 September 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"LONG BRANCH - Millie Morgan Kenneda, 89, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at
St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. "Born Nov. 15, 1915, at Simon, she was the daughter of the late Milty and Emma Walker Morgan.
"She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Morgan and Kirt Kenneda; a son, Elbie
Morgan; seven brothers, Kelly, Azzie, Powell, Alex, George, Willie and Lee Morgan; seven
sisters,Louisa Hatfield, Lenore Belcher, Sarah, Vida, Virgie, Gladys and Betty Morgan; and a son-
in-law, Arson Kenneda. "She was a founding member of Long Branch Freewill Baptist Church with a membership of 57
years. "Survivors include three sons, James Morgan and wife, Juanita, of Simon, Grady Morgan and wife,
Brenda, of Simon and Claude Morgan and wife, Annette, of Bluefield; four daughters, Susan
Kenneda of Simon, Veronda Harrison and husband, Jimmy, of Hurricane, Zola Huff and husband,
Gary, of Simon and Nola Harless and husband, Kenneth, of Bland, Va.; two stepchildren, Betty Joe
Blankenship of Simon and Melba Lawrence of Simon; a very close sister, Pansy Kennedy
of Simon; a very special person who was like a son to her, Burley Morgan and fiancé, Beatrice
Smith; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. "Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Long Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Simon, with the Revs.
Lonnie Blankenship and Barry Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Morgan Family Cemetery,
Long Branch..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Milty Morgan Cemetery, Long Branch, Simon, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene, 20 Dec 2012.
Millie Morgan Morgan Kenneda; born 15 Nov 1915; died 14 Sep 2005; buried here.
(Obit posted here).


Albert L. Hatfield

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 22/23 Apr 1910, Page 240A,
Family #79.
Listed as Albert L. Hatfield, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Gaston D.Hatfield.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 31 Jan 1920,
Page 214A, Family #162.
Listed as Albert L. Hatfield, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Gaston D. Hatfield.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; (Book#____ (1926); Page 443.
Albert Hatfield; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV; married on 14 Sep 1926
at Uno, Wyoming Co, WV; Louisa Morgan; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clear Fork District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 172A;
Family #131/132.
Listed as Albert Hatfield; age 23; born in WV; married at 19; odd job laborer; head of household.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Guyan; E.D. 55-7; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page
150A; Image 17 of 48; Household #115.
Listed as Albert Hatfield; age 33; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; laborer; timberman; head of household.
6. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancesrty.com Web Site.
Albert Hatfield; born on 13 Jan 1906; living at PO Box 43, Simon, WV 24882.
7. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Albert Hatfield; born on 13 Jan 1906; died in Jul 1983; last residence, Simon, Wyoming Co, WV.


Louisa Morgan

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 191B,
Family #154.
Listed as Louisa Morgan, age 8, born in WV, in household of father, Milton Morgan.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 205A,
Family #25.
Listed as Louisa Morgan, age 17, born in WV, in household of father, Milton F. Morgan.
3. Wyoming Co, WV Marriage Registry; (Book#____ (1926); Page 443.
Albert Hatfield; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV; married on 14 Sep 1926
at Uno, Wyoming Co, WV; Louisa Morgan; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clear Fork District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 172A;
Family #131/132.
Listed as Louisa Hatfield; age 27; born in WV; married at 23; in household of husband, Albert
Hatfield.
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Guyan; E.D. 55-7; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page
150A; Image 17 of 48; Household #115.
Listed as Louisa Hatfield; age 38; born in WV; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Albert L. Hatfield.
6. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'62 004577; WV Archives Web Site.
Louisa Hatfield; age 60; born 5 Apr 1901 at Simon, WV; married; housewife; living at Simon, WV;
daughter of Milty and Emma (Walker) Morgan; died 10 Mar 1962 at Simon, WV; from a coronary
thrombosis; buried 13 Mar 1962 in Margan Cemetery, Simon, WV; informant, Albert Hatfield,
Simon, WV.
7. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 17 September 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"LONG BRANCH - Millie Morgan Kenneda, 89, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at
St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. "Born Nov. 15, 1915, at Simon, she was the daughter of the late Milty and Emma Walker
Morgan.
"She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Morgan and Kirt Kenneda; a son, Elbie
Morgan; seven brothers, Kelly, Azzie, Powell, Alex, George, Willie and Lee Morgan; seven
sisters,Louisa Hatfield, Lenore Belcher, Sarah, Vida, Virgie, Gladys and Betty Morgan; and a son-
in-law, Arson Kenneda..."


Roston "Clarence" Hatfield

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; Guyan; E.D. 55-7; taken on 11 Apr 1940; Page
150A; Image 17 of 48; Household #115.
Listed as Roston Hatfield; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Albert L. Hatfield.
2. Mounts Funeral Home; Gilbert, WV; Posted Obit.
"Roston “Clarence” Hatfield, 72 of Simon, departed this life on Sunday, November 18th, 2012, at Long Branch of Simon.

"Born March 4, 1940 at Simon, he was the son of the late Albert and Louisa Morgan Hatfield.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers: Milton, Virgil, Hugh and Bob Hatfield and three sisters: Athalene Cline, Shirley Carver and Norma Hatfield.

"Roston was a loving brother, uncle and friend. He was a disabled school bus driver with the Wyoming County Board of Education and a carpenter. He was of the Freewill Baptist faith and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

"Those left to love and cherish the memory of “Clarence” and to mourn his passing include his brother, Gaston Hatfield of Simon; his sister, Ophelia (Clarence) Harper of Simon; many nieces and nephews and a host of other dear relatives and friends.

"Friends may gather with the family at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel in Gilbert on Friday, November 23rd from 6 pm to 9 pm.

"Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 24th at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jay Blankenship officiating.

"Burial will follow in the Milty Morgan Cemetery at Long Branch of Simon..."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Milty Morgan Cemetery, Long Branch, Simon, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene, 23 Nov 2012.
Roston Clarence Hatfield; born 4 Mar 1940; died 18 Nov 2012; buried here.
(Picture and Obit Posted here.


Gaston Hatfield

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancesrty.com Web Site.
Gaston Hatfield; born on 14 mar1945; living at PO Box 43, Simon, WV 24882.


G. Record Belcher

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 21/22 Apr 1910, Page 239A, Family #56.
Listed as G.R. Belcher, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Belcher.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 91; WV Archives Web Site.
Record Belcher; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Christian, WV; son of George Belcher;
married on 7 Sep 1929 at Milty Morgan's; Lenora Morgan; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Uno, WV; daughter of Miltie Morgan.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; taken on 7 Ap 1930; Page 167A; Family #5/51.
Listed as G. Record Belcher; age 24; born in WV; married at 24; farmer; head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Record Belcher; born on 7 Jun 1905; died in Jun 1965; card issued in WV before 1951.


Lenora "Nora" Morgan

1.1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 26 Apr 1910;
Page 191B, Family #154.
Listed as Nora Morgan, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Milton Morgan.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 205A, Family #25.
Listed as Lenora Morgan, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Milton F. Morgan.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 91; WV Archives Web Site.
Record Belcher; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Christian, WV; son of George Belcher;
married on 7 Sep 1929 at Milty Morgan's; Lenora Morgan; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living
at Uno, WV; daughter of Miltie Morgan.
4. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clearfork District; taken on 7 Ap 1930; Page 167A; Family #5/51.
Listed as Lenora Belcher; age 20; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, G. Record
Belcher.
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Lenora Belcher; born on 7 Feb 1909; died in Jan 1983; living at Wyoming, Wyoming Co, WV at
death.
6. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 17 September 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"LONG BRANCH - Millie Morgan Kenneda, 89, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at
St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. "Born Nov. 15, 1915, at Simon, she was the daughter of the late Milty and Emma Walker Morgan.
"She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Morgan and Kirt Kenneda; a son, Elbie
Morgan; seven brothers, Kelly, Azzie, Powell, Alex, George, Willie and Lee Morgan; seven
sisters,Louisa Hatfield, Lenore Belcher, Sarah, Vida, Virgie, Gladys and Betty Morgan; and a son-
in-law, Arson Kenneda.


Chester V. Morgan

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 18 Apr 1910;
Page 195B, Family #15.
Listed as Chessie V. Morgan, age 1 yr, 6 mo, born in WV, in household of
father, John Alexander Morgan.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 23/24/25 Jan 1920, Page 211A,
Family #121.
Listed as Chester Morgan, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, John Alexander Morgan.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clearfork District, taken on 15 Apr 1930, Page 171A, Family #118.
Listed as Chester Morgan, age 21, born in WV, farm laborer, in household of father, John A. Morgan.
4. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 17 September 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"LONG BRANCH - Millie Morgan Kenneda, 89, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at
St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. "Born Nov. 15, 1915, at Simon, she was the daughter of the late Milty and Emma Walker Morgan.
"She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Morgan and Kirt Kenneda..."


Millie Morgan

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 6/7 Jan 1920, Page 205A, Family #25.
Listed as Millie Morgan, age 4 yrs, 1 month, born in WV, in household of father, Milton F. Morgan.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clearfork District, taken on 15 Apr 1930, Page 171A, Family #119.
Listed as Millie Morgan, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Milton F. Morgan.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 17 September 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"LONG BRANCH - Millie Morgan Kenneda, 89, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at
St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. "Born Nov. 15, 1915, at Simon, she was the daughter of the late Milty and Emma Walker Morgan.
"She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Morgan and Kirt Kenneda; a son, Elbie
Morgan; seven brothers, Kelly, Azzie, Powell, Alex, George, Willie and Lee Morgan; seven
sisters,Louisa Hatfield, Lenore Belcher, Sarah, Vida, Virgie, Gladys and Betty Morgan; and a son-
in-law, Arson Kenneda. "She was a founding member of Long Branch Freewill Baptist Church with a membership of 57
years. "Survivors include three sons, James Morgan and wife, Juanita, of Simon, Grady Morgan and wife,
Brenda, of Simon and Claude Morgan and wife, Annette, of Bluefield; four daughters, Susan
Kenneda of Simon, Veronda Harrison and husband, Jimmy, of Hurricane, Zola Huff and husband,
Gary, of Simon and Nola Harless and husband, Kenneth, of Bland, Va.; two stepchildren, Betty Joe
Blankenship of Simon and Melba Lawrence of Simon; a very close sister, Pansy Kennedy
of Simon; a very special person who was like a son to her, Burley Morgan and fiancé, Beatrice
Smith; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. "Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Long Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Simon, with the Revs.
Lonnie Blankenship and Barry Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Morgan Family Cemetery,
Long Branch..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Milty Morgan Cemetery, Long Branch, Simon, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene, 20 Dec 2012.
Millie Morgan Morgan Kenneda; born 15 Nov 1915; died 14 Sep 2005; buried here.
(Obit posted here).


Elbie Earl Morgan

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1827; WV Archives Web Site.
Elbie Earl Morgan; age 18; born on 3 May 1935 at Simon, WV; single; school teacher; living at Simon,
WV; son of Chester and Mille (Morgan) Morgan; died on 15 Jan 1954 in Stevens Clinic, Welch;
McDowell Co, WV from spontaneous sub-arachniod hemorrhage; buired on 18 Jan 1954 in Family
Cemetery; informant, Chester Morgan.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Saturday 17 September 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"LONG BRANCH - Millie Morgan Kenneda, 89, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at
St. Francis Hospital, Charleston. "Born Nov. 15, 1915, at Simon, she was the daughter of the late Milty and Emma Walker Morgan.
"She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Morgan and Kirt Kenneda; a son, Elbie
Morgan..."


Lebern E. "Till" Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 23 Apr 1930, Page 129B,
Family #380.
Listed as Lebern E. Lusk, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, John W. Lusk.
2. "The Register herald", Beckley, WV, Monday 19 Sep 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"Lebern E. “Till” Lusk passed away at her home, on Sept. 17, 2005, after a long illness. "She was born on Oct. 28, 1918 at Herndon, one of 14 children born to John and Georgia Monk Lusk.
"After graduating from Herndon High School, she spent many years assisting her brothers, Amos
“Buzz” and Burless, at Lusk Brothers Grocery in Allen Junction. She retired in 1979 to the family farm
near Herndon. In July 1922, she and her sister Hester moved to Beckley. Ms. Lusk was a member of
the Bud Baptist Church for many years. "She was preceded in death by her sisters, Hester Mannine and Nola Brooks; and brothers, Aven
Lusk, Harold Lusk, Burless Lusk, and Amos “Buzz” Lusk. "She is survived by a son, Bobby Acord and his wife Anna of Marshall, Va.; two grandchildren, Kenny
Acord of Flagstaff, Ariz., and granddaughter, Leigh Anna Willard of Wilmington, N.C. Survivors also
include sisters, Garnet Lusk of Beckley, Melda Bridges of Houma, La., Ilma Murray of Davison, Mich.,
and Geva Byrd of San Jose, Calif.; and brothers, Mason Lusk of Centerville, Va., Morris Lusk of
Itmann, and Harry Lusk of Flint, Mich. "Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Melton Mortuary Chapel, with the Rev.
Harry Pilkington officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley..."
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Lebern Lusk; born on 28 Oct 1918; died on 17 Sep 2005; living at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV at death.


James "Jimmy" Roberts

1. Social Security Death Index: LDS Web Site.
James Roberts; born on 20 Apr 1911; died on 14 Feb 2001; living at Kimball, McDowell Co, WV at
death.


Myrtle Margaret Belcher

1. "Hertiage of McDowell Co, WV...", McDowell Co Historical Society, "Floyd and
Annie Scarberry" article, page 97.
Annie Scarberry, daughter of Jubal Jehu and Rhoda Lambert Scarberry, married
Floyd Belcher. Their children were: Ethel Rosetta (2 Apr 1970-23 Jul 1895,
married in 1919 Warren Eugene Suiter); Jesse Mae (10 Apr 1903, married on 15
Nov 1923 George Walter McArdle); Hazel Belle (29 Jul 1905- 4 Nov 1993,
married on 5 Apr 1931 James Russell Miles); George Herman (1908-1909);
Howard Blackburn (31 oct 1912-31 Mar 1979, married Lucille Thomas); Myrtle
Margaret (2 Nov 1915, married 4 Jan 1936 James Roberts); Mary Marie (2 Nov
1915, married 4 Jan 1839 John Edward Stafford); Joseph Warren (7 May 1918-24
Sep 1976, married Sadie Reynolds 10 Apr 1919-21 Sep 1980) and Floyd, Jr. (18
Oct 1920-18 May 1965, married first Mary Panis, second Beradeen Wheeler.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Four; taken on 9 Jan 1920; Page 16B;
Family #284/299.
Listed as Myrtle Belcher; age 4 yrs, 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Floys D. Belcher.
3. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph", Saturday 17 Sep 2005, Newspaper Obit.
"KIMBALL - Myrtle Belcher "Honey" Roberts, 89, of Kimball (Norwood Addition), went to be with the
Lord Thursday evening, Sept. 15, 2005 at McDowell Continuous Care Center, Gary. "Born Nov. 2, 1915 in Big Four, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Belcher Sr. and Annie
Scarberry Belcher. She was an active member of the Houston United Methodist Church, Kimball
where she held several offices, she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Kimball and
Bramwell. She was a Mother Adviser of the Northfork Assembly of Rainbows. She was a Girl Scout
leader in Kimball for several years, and was a member of the Black Diamond Girl Scout Council,
and a member of the McDowell Womans Club. She was a Red Cross First Aid Instructor during
World War II. She was a member of the Gideon Auxiliary. She was a secretary at Welch Elementary
School for 20 years and a former clerk at the Beryl Shop in Welch for several years. She was a
resident of Kimball most of her life. "She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
"Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, James "Jimmy"
Roberts on Feb. 14, 2001; one son, Donald H. Roberts; one great grandson, Jacob Christian
Vandevander; four brothers, Howard Belcher, Warren Belcher, Floyd Belcher Jr., and Herman
Belcher; four sisters, Ethel Suiter, Jessie McArdle, Hazel Miles, and her twin sister, Marie Stafford.
"Survivors include: One daughter, Elizabeth "Libby" Vandevander and husband Gene of Kimball;
one son, James Edward "Jim" Roberts and wife Virginia of Martinsville, Va.; a daughter-in-law,
Patricia Roberts of Charleston; 10 grandchildren, Randy Roberts and wife Sandy, Curry Roberts
and wife Lisa, Cheryl Ranson, Lisa Vandevander, Rick Roberts and wife Tamera, David
Vandevander and wife Teresa, Robby Roberts and wife Lynnette, Karen Vandevander, Sherri St.
Pierre and husband Rick, Jamey Roberts and wife Crystal; 16 great grandchildren. "Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005 at the Houston United
Methodist Church, Kimball, with the Rev. Brad Blanchard officiating. Entombment will follow at the
Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bluewell..."