McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Edward Lee Hamm

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 458; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Lee Hamm; age 24; born in Chilhowie, VA; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of Thomas and
Viola Hamm; married on 2 Feb 1952 at Baileysville, WV; Myrtle Adkins; age 18; born at Keyrock, WV;
single; living at Keyrock, WV; daughter of Willie and Susie Adkins.


Myrtle Adkins

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 458; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Lee Hamm; age 24; born in Chilhowie, VA; single; living at Brenton, WV; son of Thomas and
Viola Hamm; married on 2 Feb 1952 at Baileysville, WV; Myrtle Adkins; age 18; born at Keyrock, WV;
single; living at Keyrock, WV; daughter of Willie and Susie Adkins.


Okey Allen Tolliver

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Okey Allen Tolliver
Marriage Date: 2 Jul 2008
Marriage Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Helen Kay Adkins "


Helen Kay Adkins

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Okey Allen Tolliver
Marriage Date: 2 Jul 2008
Marriage Place: Giles, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Helen Kay Adkins "
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 16 Sep 2010; Newspaper Obit.
Calfee Funeral Service, Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Helen Kay Adkins Tolliver, 58, of Pineville, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at her residence following a courageous battle with cancer.
"Born Nov. 6, 1951, at Keyrock, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Susie Beverly Adkins.
"Helen enjoyed taking care of her home, fishing, gospel music and being with her family.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Jess, Ott, Cleve and Estel Adkins, and one sister, Corbie Morgan.
"Survivors include her husband, Okey A. Tolliver; four sons, Wayne Adkins and his wife, Linda, of Crany, and Brian Adkins, Steven Tolliver and Russell Tolliver, all of the residence; a daughter, Lora Compton and her husband, Roger, of Pineville; two brothers, Roger Adkins of Chicago, Ill. and Tommy Adkins of Keyrock; and three sisters, Myrtle Hamm of Keyrock, and Virgie England and Lucille Adkins, both of Gulf Fork..."
"...Interment:
Friday September 17 Fairvew Family Cemetery Pinnacle Creek Rd. Pineville, WV 24874..."


Garnet "Connie" Bailey

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday 16 Dec 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"Reverend Garner “Sonny” Bailey Jr. of Stanaford, died at home on Monday, December 14, 2009, with his family by his side. "He was born in Sabine, W.Va., on May 11, 1942, to Garner and Lilly (Payne) Bailey. His grandparents were C.S. and Nancy Payne and Cassie Bailey. Sonny was preceded in death by sisters: Ruth Whitefield of Gaithersburg, Md.; Nancy Roessler of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; Juanita Cook of Turkey Creek, W.Va.; brothers-in-law Buddy Roessler of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; Raymond Stafford of Bolt, W.Va.; two special nieces Jane Ellen Allen of Mount Tabor, W.Va.; and Christy Stafford of Orlando, Fla. "He was followed in death by his sister, Connie Browning of Salt Lake City, Utah (December 15, 2009)..."


Garner F. "Sonny" Bailey Jr

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1963); Page 46; WV Archives Web Site.
Garner Bailey, Jr; age 21; born on 11 May 1942 at Sabine, WV; previously married; living at
Ravencliff, WV; son of Garner and Lilly Bailey; married on 27 Jul 1963 at Bolt, WV; Dana Christine
Hinkle; age 19; born on 30 Sep 1943 at Lillybrook, WV; single; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of
Ernest and Lockie (Alderman) Hinkle.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday 16 Dec 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"Reverend Garner “Sonny” Bailey Jr. of Stanaford, died at home on Monday, December 14, 2009, with his family by his side. "He was born in Sabine, W.Va., on May 11, 1942, to Garner and Lilly (Payne) Bailey. His grandparents were C.S. and Nancy Payne and Cassie Bailey. Sonny was preceded in death by sisters: Ruth Whitefield of Gaithersburg, Md.; Nancy Roessler of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; Juanita Cook of Turkey Creek, W.Va.; brothers-in-law Buddy Roessler of Green Cove Springs, Fla.; Raymond Stafford of Bolt, W.Va.; two special nieces Jane Ellen Allen of Mount Tabor, W.Va.; and Christy Stafford of Orlando, Fla. "He was followed in death by his sister, Connie Browning of Salt Lake City, Utah (December 15, 2009). "He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dana Hinkle Bailey; three sons: John (Donna) of Huntington; Michael (Deanna) of Charlotte, N.C.; and Timmy (Dee) of Stanaford; nine grandchildren: Ashlie (Jeremy) Ellis of Huntington; Jennifer (Matt) White of Suffolk, Va.; Amber Bailey of Beaver; Thomas Bailey, USMC, Japan; Chase Bailey of Stanaford; Jaccob Bailey of Huntington; Devin Shehan of Charlotte, N.C.; Kayte Eplin of Huntington; and Savanah Eplin of Huntington; one great-grand daughter, Krystena White of Suffolk, Va.; two special daughters-in-law: Terrie Via Bailey of Beaver, and Tena Adkins Keith of Morganton, N.C.; brothers-in-law: Ernie (Jenny Rose) Hinkle of Beckley; Lawrence (Helen) Hinkle of Beckley; Jimmy (Linda) Hinkle of Beckley; Byron Cook of Turkey Creek; and Stanley Browning of Salt Lake City, Utah; two special pets: Belle and Mocha; and many nieces, nephews, church family, and dear friends. "Sonny attended Glen Rogers High School before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. He became a highly decorated Master Sergeant during his 20-year career. His duty stations included three tours of duty at Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Iwakuni, Japan; Yuma, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif; Honolulu, Hawaii; and two tours in Vietnam. He spent 20 years at Beckley Newspaper Inc. in the Circulation Department as a District Manager. "He served as a Teacher Parent at New River Ranch in Fayetteville, W.Va. He also served eight years as a scout leader for Pack 95 in Yuma, Ariz.; and 20 years at Pine Lodge ministering to the residents. Sonny’s most cherished role was serving the Lord. He has been pastor at Hollywood Missionary Baptist Church for the last 10 years and previously at Cunard Baptist Church in Fayetteville, W.Va. "His love for his family, friends, country, and pets will be remembered and treasured by all. This was a man of integrity — he lived his life with honesty, sincerity, love, affection and humor. Sonny had a unique talent to make each person feel special and valuable; to find their gifts. He left this world a better place. "Visitation will be held Thursday, December 17, 2009 at Hollywood Baptist Church on Luray Street in MacArthur from 6 to 9 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2009, at Hollywood with Rev. Bill Parker officiating. The graveside service will immediately follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with military honors..."


Dana Christine Hinkle

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1963); Page 46; WV Archives Web Site.
Garner Bailey, Jr; age 21; born on 11 May 1942 at Sabine, WV; previously married; living at
Ravencliff, WV; son of Garner and Lilly Bailey; married on 27 Jul 1963 at Bolt, WV; Dana Christine
Hinkle; age 19; born on 30 Sep 1943 at Lillybrook, WV; single; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of
Ernest and Lockie (Alderman) Hinkle.


Alfred James Roessler

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1953); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred James Roessler; age 22; born and living in TX; single; son fo Alfred Edwin and Bregida
Margaret Roessler; married on 21 Jan 1953 at Sabine, WV; Nancy Carol Bailey; age 17; born and
living at Sabine, WV; single; daughter of Garner and Lilly Mae Bailey.


Nancy Carol Bailey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1953); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred James Roessler; age 22; born and living in TX; single; son fo Alfred Edwin and Bregida
Margaret Roessler; married on 21 Jan 1953 at Sabine, WV; Nancy Carol Bailey; age 17; born and
living at Sabine, WV; single; daughter of Garner and Lilly Mae Bailey.


Raymond Douglas Stafford Sr

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 4 May 1940; Page 238;
Image 44 of 96; Hosehold #338.
Listed as Raymond Stafford; age 13; born in WV; 4th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, William L. Stafford.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1479); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond D. Stafford; age 19; born at Keystone, WV; single; living at Eccles, WV; son of W.L.
and Eliza (Hatcher) Stafford; married on 9 Apr 1947 at Sabine, WV; Juanita Mae Bailey; age 17;
born and living at Sabine, WV; single; daughter of Garner and Lillian (Payne) Bailey.


Juanita Mae Bailey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1479); Page 351; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond D. Stafford; age 19; born at Keystone, WV; single; living at Eccles, WV; son of W.L. and
Eliza (Hatcher) Stafford; married on 9 Apr 1947 at Sabine, WV; Juanita Mae Bailey; age 17; born and
living at Sabine, WV; single; daughter of Garner and Lillian (Payne) Bailey.