Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Willis A. Acord

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 263A;
Family #432/465.
Listed as Willis Alfred; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Acord.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 252A;
Family #106/109.
Listed as Willis Acord; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Acord.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancesrty.com Web Site.
Willis Acord; born on 30 Sep 1914; died in May 1986; living at Beaver, Raleigh Co, WV at death.
4. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Monday, 13 Dec 2004, Newspaper Obit.
"ROCKVIEW -- Thelma B. Acord Cook, 92, formerly of Itmann, passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at
a Beckley hospital following a long illness.
"Born Feb. 4, 1912, at Milam, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Nellie Cook Acord.
"Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of the Primative Baptist Church, Pierpoint.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roma Cook; three
grandchildren, James Keith Acord, Michael Acord and Kathy Acord; and three brothers, Jack, Bill and
Willis A Acord.
"Those left to cherish his memory are a son, Jimmy D. Acord and his wife, Nancy, of Rockview; a
sister, Violet Harless of Clarksburg; a brother, Vernon Acord of Sylvester, Ga.; a grandson, Jeffery
Acord and his wife, Mylinda, of Jess; two great grandchildren, Andrea Acord and Shanon Acord; a very
special friend, Randy Morgan of Itman; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
"Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Entombment will follow
in Palm Memorial Gardens, Mausoleum...."


Mabel Elizabeth "Babe" Carte

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday 20 May 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"Mabel Elizabeth “Babe” Acord, 86, of Beaver, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Raleigh Care Center. "Born Dec. 25, 1921, at Lansing, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Clowney and Ruby Puckett Carte. "Throughout her life, Babe was a school cook at Oceana Grade School, waitress at Peoples Drug Store in Woodbridge, Va., and devoted wife and mother. She was a faithful member of Bethel Freewill Baptist Church, Crab Orchard, W.Va., and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending her time with her family, cooking, and visiting shut-ins with the church. "She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Acord; her grandson, James “Jim” Bench Jr.; her brothers, Harold and Adam Carte; and three sisters, Lucille Thompson, Freda Gillespie and Delma Wooten. "Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Larry Acord and wife, Linda, of Tawas City, Mich.; her daughter, Sharon Bench and husband, James, of St. Petersburg, Fla.; her son, Michael “Mike” Acord and wife, Sue, of Crab Orchard, and her son, William “Bill” Acord and wife, Sandy, of Beaver; her grandchildren, Carla Fernandez of Tampa, Fla., Michelle Novak and husband, Russell, of Kenneth City, Fla., Christopher Acord and wife, Danielle, of Madison, N.C., Jamie Lawrence and husband, Sean, of Madison, N.C., Mindy Smith and husband, David, of Beaver, and Shannon Morris and husband, James; her great-grandchildren, Kent Smith and Deven Fernandez of Tampa, Fla., Amber and Elizabeth Bench of St. Petersburg, Fla., Jimmy and Rianna Novak of Kenneth City, Fla., Taylor and Tylor Lawrence of Madison, N.C., Cooper Acord of Madison, N.C., Ellanore Smith of Beaver and Kristian Morris; her dear sister, Mildred Hicks of Crab Orchard; her many nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors. "Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Freewill Baptist Church, Crab Orchard, with the Rev. Bill Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley..."


Clowney Huston Carte

1. Fayette Co, WV; WW II Draft registartion Card #37; 27 April 1942
Clowney Huston Carte; age 54; born on 11 Jul 1887 at Leanders, Fayette Co, WV; living at Coal City,
WV; person who will always know address, Miss Freda Carte, daughter; employed by Lillybrook
Coal Co, Killarney, WV; 5'9" tall.


Delma Jane Carte

1. "Charleston Gazette"; Charleston, WV; 4 Mar 1999; Newspaper Obit; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"CRAB ORCHARD - Delma Jane Wooten, 71, of Crab Orchard, Raleigh County, died Feb, 27, 1999, in a Beckley hospital after a short illness.

"She was a member of Bethel Free Will Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary. She was the former owner and operator of Raleigh Janitorial Services.

"Surviving: daughters, Karen L. Morris of Anchorage, Alaska, Deborah L. Hilton Redden and Kathy M. Wooten, both of Crab Orchard; son, Randall C. Wooten of Beckley; sisters, Elizabeth Acord of Beaver, Mildred L. Hicks of Crab Orchard; several grandchildren; several nephews and nieces.

"Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Calhoun and the Rev. Cecil Combs officiating. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity...."


Randall C. "Randy" Wooten

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Randall C. Wooten; born 10 Jan 1950; living at PO Box 672, Crab Orchard, WV 25827.


Mildred Louise Carte

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 466; WV Archives Web Site.
James Vernon Dunn, Jr; age 21; born 20 Jun 1928 at Besoco, WV; living at Crab Orchard, WV;
son of J.V. and Elsie Lena (Lilly) Dunn, Sr; married on 11 Aug 1949 at Crab Orchard, WV; Mildred
Louise Carte; age 18; born 18 May 1931 at Gamoco, WV; living at Crab Orchard, WV; daughter of
Clownie and Ruby Carte.
2. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Mildred Louise Hicks; born 18 May 1931; living at Golden Heights, Crab Orchard, WV 25827 on
1 Oct 1998.


Violet Acord

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 27 Jan 1920; Page 263A;
Family #432/465.
Listed as Violet Alfred; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Acord.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 252A;
Family #106/109.
Listed as Violet Acord; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Acord.
3. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Monday, 13 Dec 2004, Newspaper Obit.
"ROCKVIEW -- Thelma B. Acord Cook, 92, formerly of Itmann, passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at
a Beckley hospital following a long illness.
"Born Feb. 4, 1912, at Milam, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Nellie Cook Acord.
"Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of the Primative Baptist Church, Pierpoint.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roma Cook; three
grandchildren, James Keith Acord, Michael Acord and Kathy Acord; and three brothers, Jack, Bill and
Willis A Acord.
"Those left to cherish his memory are a son, Jimmy D. Acord and his wife, Nancy, of Rockview; a
sister, Violet Harless of Clarksburg; a brother, Vernon Acord of Sylvester, Ga.; a grandson, Jeffery
Acord and his wife, Mylinda, of Jess; two great grandchildren, Andrea Acord and Shanon Acord; a very
special friend, Randy Morgan of Itman; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
"Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Entombment will follow
in Palm Memorial Gardens, Mausoleum...."


William "Bill" Acord

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 252A;
Family #106/109.
Listed as Billy Acord; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, James L. Acord.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Monday, 13 Dec 2004, Newspaper Obit.
"ROCKVIEW -- Thelma B. Acord Cook, 92, formerly of Itmann, passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, at
a Beckley hospital following a long illness.
"Born Feb. 4, 1912, at Milam, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Nellie Cook Acord.
"Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of the Primative Baptist Church, Pierpoint.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roma Cook; three
grandchildren, James Keith Acord, Michael Acord and Kathy Acord; and three brothers, Jack, Bill and
Willis A Acord.
"Those left to cherish his memory are a son, Jimmy D. Acord and his wife, Nancy, of Rockview; a
sister, Violet Harless of Clarksburg; a brother, Vernon Acord of Sylvester, Ga.; a grandson, Jeffery
Acord and his wife, Mylinda, of Jess; two great grandchildren, Andrea Acord and Shanon Acord; a very
special friend, Randy Morgan of Itman; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
"Graveside service will be 1 p.m. today at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Entombment will follow
in Palm Memorial Gardens, Mausoleum...."


Athalene Walker

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 5 Jan 1920, Page 226A, Family #28.
Listed as Atheline Walker, age 4 yrs, 8 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Turley M. Walker.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Apr 1930, Page 196B, Family #195.
Listed as Athalene Walker, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Turley M. Walker.