McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


Charles Donathan Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1932); Page 151; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Donathan; age 31; born in ____: living at Itmann, WV; son of _______; married on 11 Apr
1932 at Pineville; Alice Halsey; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of
D.M. Halsey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Charles Donathan; born on 18 Jan 1901; died on 26 Sep 1952; buried in Cook
Cemetery, Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV.


Charles Donathan Jr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1945); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Donathan, Jr; age 23; born in Maybeury, WV; divorced; living at New Richmond, WV; son of
Charles and Hattie May Donathan; married on 13 Apr 1945 at Mullens, WV; Grace Lumbo; age 19;
born in Cabin Creek, WV; single; living at New Richmond, WV; daughter of Joe and Stella Lumbo.


Grace Lumbo

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1945); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Donathan, Jr; age 23; born in Maybeury, WV; divorced; living at New Richmond, WV; son of
Charles and Hattie May Donathan; married on 13 Apr 1945 at Mullens, WV; Grace Lumbo; age 19;
born in Cabin Creek, WV; single; living at New Richmond, WV; daughter of Joe and Stella Lumbo.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Grace Donathan, 83, of Itmann, WV, passed away peacefully at home, Saturday, June 13, 2009. She was known and loved by many as MawMaw Gracie or Granny Grace.

"Born November 25, 1925, at Lynch, KY, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Stella Porter Lumbo.

"Mrs. Donathan was a widow and homemaker and made her home in Itmann for many years. Grace was affiliated with the Baptist faith but had many friends of all denominations. She lived a long, prosperous life, full of good times and laughter.

"Grace will be remembered as a kind-hearted, loving, caring mom, sister, grandma and friend. She loved to go green picking, polk hunting, collecting angels, spending time with family and listening to gospel music. She also enjoyed telling stories about her childhood while living in Cabin Creek.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Donathan, Jr.; a niece, Jackie Lumbo; sisters, Mabel Adkins and Liz Adkins; and brothers, Fred Lumbo and Jimmy Lumbo.

"Surviving family members include her oldest daughter and family, Stella Jo Stacy and her husband, Grant of Itmann, granddaughter, Samantha Jo Stacy of Itmann, grandson, Chuck Stacy and wife, Lisa of Amigo and their children, (Grace’s great-grandchildren) C. J., Olivia and Brayden who was born June 14, 2009 at 3:57 a.m.; her youngest daughter and family, Charlotte Faye Echols and fiancé Brian Nichols of Itmann, granddaughter, Andrea Moorehead and husband, Jerry of Anawalt, grandson, Michael Echols and wife, Veronica and Dakota (Grace’s great-grandson) of Itmann; a step-son, Jack Donathan and his wife, Glenda of Strawberry Plains, TN and great-step-son, Rick Donathan and family; two sisters, Shirley McNulty and her husband, John, and family of New Richmond and Rene Francis and family of Glen Fork; and a brother, Bud Lumbo and wife, Etta of Itmann.

"She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews..."


Okey Oscar Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", CD #5, LDS, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92646.
Okey O. Lester was born on 13 Jan 1902; died bef 1995; married first,
Romanza Justice, children; Mary, Clarence and Agnes; second Glayds Cottle.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184B, Family #26.
Listed as Okey O. Lester, age 7, born in WV, in household of father,
George T. Lester.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Lester; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; son of George and Mary
Lester; married on 27 Sep 1923; Romanza Justice; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; of McDowell
Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; daughter of Marque and Emily Justice.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Oscar Lester; age 34; born 16 Jan 1903 at Fanrock, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
George T. and Mary lester; married on 12 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Gladys Cottle; age 34; born
3 Jul 1903 at Beckley, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Ellen Wood.


Louise Romanza Justice

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Lester; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; son of George and Mary Lester;
married on 27 Sep 1923; Romanza Justice; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; of McDowell Co, WV;
living at Herhy?, WV; daughter of Marque and Emily Justice.


Okey Oscar Lester

1. "Pedigree Resource File", CD #5, LDS, submitted 15 Sep 1999 by Glenn Allen
Lester, 21211 Cupar Lane, Huntington Beach, CA, 92646.
Okey O. Lester was born on 13 Jan 1902; died bef 1995; married first,
Romanza Justice, children; Mary, Clarence and Agnes; second Glayds Cottle.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 184B, Family #26.
Listed as Okey O. Lester, age 7, born in WV, in household of father,
George T. Lester.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1923); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Lester; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; son of George and Mary
Lester; married on 27 Sep 1923; Romanza Justice; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; of McDowell
Co, WV; living at Herhy?, WV; daughter of Marque and Emily Justice.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Oscar Lester; age 34; born 16 Jan 1903 at Fanrock, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
George T. and Mary lester; married on 12 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Gladys Cottle; age 34; born
3 Jul 1903 at Beckley, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Ellen Wood.


Norma Gladys Wood

1. Summers Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1925); Page 7; Line #67; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer E. Cottle; age 19; born and living at Forest Hill, WV; single; married on 27 Jun 1925 in
Summers Co, WV; Norma G. Wood; age 21; born in Raleigh Co, WV; single; living in Summers Co,
WV.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site.
Okey Oscar Lester; age 34; born 16 Jan 1903 at Fanrock, WV; living at Beckley, WV; son of
George T. and Mary lester; married on 12 Jul 1937 at Beckley, WV; Gladys Cottle; age 34; born
3 Jul 1903 at Beckley, WV; living at Beckley, WV; daughter of Ellen Wood.


Lacy Franklin Morgan Sr

1. "Wyoming County Heritage" WGS, Morgan Family Tree Article, submitted by
Mary Morgan (grandchild of William Harrison and Mary Ellis Morgan), page 145.
William and Mary Ellis Morgan's children: Alton, born 24 Jun 1905; Ray, born
26 Oct 1908; Pearl, born 19 Mar 1910; Josephine, born 23 Feb 1923, married
(______) Lester;Woodrow, born 13 Mar 1914; Thomas, born 9 Nov 1916; Lacy,
born 3 Apr 1918; Foley, born 17 Mar 1921; Elsie, born 6 Feb 1923; Howard,
born 2 Nov 1925; and Oley, born 7 Dec 1927.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Bailysville District, taken on 21 Jan 1920,
Page 141B, Family #111.
Listed as Thomas Morgan, age 3(?) months, born in WV, in household of
father, William H. Morgan.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; Mill Creek Road; taken on 16 Apr 1930;
Page 83B; Image 24 of 25; Family #201/112.
Listed as Lacy Morgan; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, William H.H. Morgan.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1946); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Lacy Morgan; age 27; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Harrison and
Mary Morgan; married on 8 Sep 1946 at Baileysville, WV; Mary Lester; age 22; born at Asco, WV;
single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Okey and Romanzo Lester.


Mary Magaline Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1946); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Lacy Morgan; age 27; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Harrison and
Mary Morgan; married on 8 Sep 1946 at Baileysville, WV; Mary Lester; age 22; born at Asco, WV;
single; living at Baileysville, WV; daughter of Okey and Romanzo Lester.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mary Magaline Morgan, 83, of Baileysville, died Monday, June 8, 2009, following a long illness.

"Born Oct. 27, 1925, at Indian Creek, she was the daughter of the late Okey and Louisa Romanzie Lester.

"Mary was a member of Baileysville Baptist Church and a retired custodian for the Wyoming County Board of Education having worked at Baileysville Elementary and Junior High School. She was a past employee of C.E. Richner, the late Dr. E.M. Wilkerson and Attorney James Lyons. Throughout her life she enjoyed spending time with all of her family. Mary never met a stranger and loved everyone she met. Mary touched so many people’s lives and they will deeply miss her.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Lester and a special nephew, Wesley Gordon Lester.

"Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Lacy Franklin Morgan; two sons, Lacy Morgan Jr. and his wife, Lula “Marty”, of Culloden and Billy Ray Morgan and his wife, Nancy, of Bryantown, Md.; three daughters, Sheronda Shields and her husband, Edward, of Baileysville, Wilma Rowe and her husband, Kenneth, of Wallingford, Conn. And Shirley Hatfield and her husband, Ronnie, of Marianna; a sister, Agnes Beevers of Grasonville, Md.; nine grandchildren, Sherry, April, Kenneth Jr., Melissa, Marshall, Benjamin, Robbie, Wendy and Theresa; 11 great-grandchildren, Jared, Kailyn, Kimberly, Christopher, Aaron, Robert, Michael, Tanna, Taylor, Alexis and Logan; one great-great-grandchild, Cierra; and a host of wonderful nieces and nephews..."


Marvin "Shorty" Brooks

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 12/13 Feb 1920, Page 273A, Family #115.
Listed as Marvin Brooks, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Johnson D. Brooks
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1939); Page 570; WV Archives Web Site.
Marvin Brooks; age 24; born at Maben, WV; single; living at McGraws, WV; son of Johnson and
Millie Brooks; married on 14 Feb 1939 at Basin, WV; Earcle McKinney; age 24; born at Herndon, WV;
single; living at Basin, WV; daughter of Robert and Carmen McKinney.


Beatrice Earcle McKinney

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, Basin, taken on 12 Jan
1920, Page 165A, Family #1.
Listed as Beatrice McKinney, age 4, born in WV, in household of father,
Robert W. McKinney.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1939); Page 570; WV Archives Web Site.
Marvin Brooks; age 24; born at Maben, WV; single; living at McGraws, WV; son of Johnson and
Millie Brooks; married on 14 Feb 1939 at Basin, WV; Earcle McKinney; age 24; born at Herndon, WV;
single; living at Basin, WV; daughter of Robert and Carmen McKinney.


Essie Lee Ramsey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1959); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.
Essie Lee Ramsey; age 19; born at Herndon, WV; single; living in Florida; son of Lloyd and Gladys
(Shuck) Ramsey; married on 3 Jun 1959 at Pineville, WV; Connie Sue Brooks; age 18; born at
Sophia, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Marvin and Earcle Brooks.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Essie Ramsey, 77, of Sarasota, Florida and Pineville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 7, 2017 following a short illness.

"Born December 25, 1939 in Herndon, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Gladys Howerton Ramsey.

"Essie was a retired lineman, a former member of the Pineville Fire Department, and a charter member of the Pineville Southern Baptist Church.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 49 years Connie Ramsey, his son Jeff Ramsey, and brother Bill Ramsey.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his son Rick Ramsey of Oak Hill, his brother Jimmie Ramsey of Christmas Florida, his two grandsons Taylor Ramsey and wife Mary of Falling Waters, and Danny Ramsey of Martinsburg, sister-in-law Margie Younce and husband Pete of Pineville, nephew Jordan Younce and wife Danah of Hardwick, special friend Jean Bowser of Sarasota and a host of many other family members and friends.

"Services celebrating the life of Essie Ramsey will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 1:00pm in the Pineville Southern Baptist Church with Pastor Dewight Stafford officiating. Following the service he will be laid to rest beside his loving wife Connie in the Alderson Cemetery in Alderson, WV...."


Connie Sue Brooks

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1959); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.
Essie Lee Ramsey; age 19; born at Herndon, WV; single; living in Florida; son of Lloyd and Gladys
(Shuck) Ramsey; married on 3 Jun 1959 at Pineville, WV; Connie Sue Brooks; age 18; born at
Sophia, WV; single; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Marvin and Earcle Brooks.
2. Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Connie Sue Brooks Ramsey, 68, of Alderson, formerly of Pineville, passed away Thursday, May, 21, 2009, in Greenbrier Valley Medical Center.

"Born Dec. 2, 1940, at Sophia, she was the daughter of the late Marvin “Shorty” and Earcle McKinney Brooks.

"Connie was a charter member of Pineville Southern Baptist Church and was a member of the choir. She was the former owner and hairstylist for the Clip and Curl Beauty Salon in Pineville. Connie loved her family and friends, her dogs Bruno and Rocky, country music and cooking for her family and friends. A special event in her life was attending the Paula Deen Cooking School in Savannah, Ga.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Jeff Ramsey and a brother-in-law, Bill Ramsey.

"Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Essie L. Ramsey of the home; a son, Rick Ramsey of Alderson; two grandchildren, Taylor Ramsey of Bluefield and Danny Ramsey of Martinsburg; a sister, Margie Younce and her husband, Pete, of Pineville; a nephew, Jordan Younce and his wife, Danah, of Hardwick, NJ; a brother-in-law, Jimmie Ramsey of Christmas, Fla.; and a special aunt, Millie McKinney of Pineville. .."


Lloyd Ramsey

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 108B;
Family #349/349.
Listed as Lloyd Ramsey; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, James Ramsey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1938); Page 448; WV Archives Web Site.
Lloyd Ramsey; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Covel, WV; son of James and Vaine
Ramsey; married on 20 Aug 1938 at Pineville, WV; Gladys Howerton; age 16; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; single; living at Covel, WV; daughter of Luther and Florence Howerton.


Gladys Howerton

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on ___: Page 97A; Family #149/149.
Listed as Gladdis Howerton; age 5 yrs, 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Luther Howerton.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1938); Page 448; WV Archives Web Site.
Lloyd Ramsey; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Covel, WV; son of James and Vaine
Ramsey; married on 20 Aug 1938 at Pineville, WV; Gladys Howerton; age 16; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; single; living at Covel, WV; daughter of Luther and Florence Howerton.