McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Howard Vance Acord

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 516; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Vance Acord; age 32; born on 14 Mar 1922 at Slab Fork, WV; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of
W.F. and Phebia Acord; married on 19 Nov 1954 at Williamson, WV; Fannie Daniels; age 22; born on
22 Feb 1932 at Melvin, KY; living at Saxon, Raleigh Co, WV; daughter of William and Maggie Daniels.


Fannie McDaniel

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 516; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Vance Acord; age 32; born on 14 Mar 1922 at Slab Fork, WV; living at Ravencliff, WV;
son of W.F. and Phebia Acord; married on 19 Nov 1954 at Williamson, WV; Fannie Daniels; age
22; born on 22 Feb 1932 at Melvin, KY; living at Saxon, Raleigh Co, WV; daughter of William and
Maggie Daniels.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Sunday, 20 Feb 2011; Newspaper Obit.
" PINEVILLE — Fannie Acord, 78, of Pineville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, February 18, 2011. "Fannie was born February 22, 1932, in Melvin, KY. She was the daughter of the late Bill and Maggie Hall McDaniels. "Mrs. Acord was a member of the Jesus Way Church in Maben. She enjoyed going to church, cooking, camping and being with her children and grandchildren and always loved to cook for them. Fannie was a special aunt to many nephews and nieces and also loved her church family. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Acord; a brother, Ralph McDaniels; sisters, Betty Jo Trader, Yvonne Hulvey, Annie Faren, Connie Williams and Ola Mae Garfery; and a daughter-in-law, Mary Friend. "Survivors include her three sons, Terry Acord and his wife, Christie, of Pineville, Steve Acord and his wife, Diane, of Pineville and Bill Friend of Tennessee; her grandchildren: Jennifer Friend, Matthew Acord, Kyle Acord, Corey Acord-Fain and her husband, Brandon, and Chelsea Acord; and a great-grandson, Gabriel Acord. She is also survived by her sisters, Gladys Owens of Kentucky, Bonnie Age of Georgia, Lina Hamilton of Maben, WV, Rose Burris of Cambridge, OH, and Mary Francis McDaniels of Kentucky. "A celebration of Fannie’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 21, 2011, at the Jesus Way Church, Maben, with the Rev. James Hamilton officiating. "Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny...."


Fredrick Eugene Coburn

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 124; WV Archives Web Site.
Fredrick Eugene Coburn; age 22; born and living at Athens, WV; single; son of R.J. and Mary Ellen
Coburn; married on 6 Aug 1952 at Keyrock, WV; Helen Lester; age 16; born at Keyrock, WV;
single; living at Marianna, WV; daughter of Loy and Norma Lester.


Helen June Lester

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; taken on 2 May 1940; Page 127?B;
Image 36 of 64; Household #301.
Listed as Helen Lester; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Loy Lacy Lester.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 124; WV Archives Web Site.
Fredrick Eugene Coburn; age 22; born and living at Athens, WV; single; son of R.J. and Mary Ellen
Coburn; married on 6 Aug 1952 at Keyrock, WV; Helen Lester; age 16; born at Keyrock, WV;
single; living at Marianna, WV; daughter of Loy and Norma Lester.


Joseph E. Workman

1. US Public Records Index, Vo 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph E. Workman; born 8 Apr 1937; living at PO Box 328, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.


Mary Edith Lester

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; E.D. 55-6; taken on 2 May 1940; Page 127?B;
Image 36 of 64; Household #301.
Listed as Edith Lester; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Loy Lacy Lester.
2. US Public Records Index, Vo 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mary E. Workman; born 22 May 1938; living at PO Box 328, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.


Glenda Kay Lester

1. Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Glenda Kay Orndorff, 64 of Williamson Branch in Pineville passed away June 16, 2015 at her residence following a long illness. Born March 13, 1951 at Mullens, she was the daughter of the late Loy Lester and Norma Adkins Lester. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Judy Kinser, Linda Lester, Helen Coburn; brothers, Jackie, Wayne, Verne, Mike and Danny Lestser and a great-grandchild, Matthew Lacy Sizemore. Those left to treasure her memory are her daughters, Lora Compton and her husband, William of Skin Fork and Lisa Orndorff of Williamson Branch. Brothers, Barry Lester and his wife, Beatrice and Gene Lester all of Davy; Sisters, Norma Lester of York, SC; Edie and Joe Workman of Catawba, SC, Donna Lester of Cummings, GA and Terrie Fatony of Florida 5 grandchildren, Lonnie and Kenneth Orndorff, Samuel Compton, Candice and Brandon Hess. She will be greatly missed by a host of nieces, nephews and many friends and family. A celebration of Kay’s life will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 18, 2015 in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Privett Family Cemetery, Keyrock..."


Earl Reeves Compton

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 12; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Compton; age 21; born in Floyd Co, VA; living at Mullens, WV; son of H.T. and Dora Compton;
married on 1 Feb 1927 at Mullens, WV; Violet Green; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Mullens, WV; daughter of Calvin and Nancy Jane Green.


Rose Violet Green

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Mullens; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 253A;
Family #227.
Listed as Violet Green; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, Calvin J. Green.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 12; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Compton; age 21; born in Floyd Co, VA; living at Mullens, WV; son of H.T. and Dora Compton;
married on 1 Feb 1927 at Mullens, WV; Violet Green; age 16; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at
Mullens, WV; daughter of Calvin and Nancy Jane Green.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 26 Aug 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"MULLENS — Rose Violet Compton, 97, of Mullens, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in a Beckley Hospital, following a long illness.

"Born June 28, 1913 in McDowell County, she was the daughter of the late Calvin J. and Nancy J. (Brinegar) Greene.

"She was a homemaker, a former employee of the Wyoming County Board of Education as a cook at Mullens Elementary School, and was a member of the Mullens Pentecostal Holiness Church, Mullens.

"In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Earl R. Compton; a grandson, Milton ‘Randy’ Compton; a daughter-in-law, Patsy Ruth Compton; two sisters, Ada Jenell and Dolly Cantlon; and two brothers, Fred and Bernard Greene.

"Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Carl W. Compton; a grandson, Mike Compton and his wife, Patty of Penhook, Va.; three great granddaughters, Kim Blok and her husband, Robert of Charlotte, N.C., Nikki Gross and her husband, Harold of Vinton, VAa., and Randi Lafferty of Sophia: three great-great grandchildren, Tanna Pack, and Savanna and Zach Gross; one sister, Florence Caton of Manassas, Va.; and one brother, Robert Greene of Fort Pierce, Fla.

"Committal services will be 1 p.m. Friday, August 27, 2010, at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Oak Hill, with Rev Lewis Arnold officiating. Burial will follow...."


Garrett Noel Bolen

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Death Certificate #12082; WV Archives Web Site.
Garrett Noel Bolen; age 37 yrs, 8 mons, 12 days; born at Killarney, WV; married; husband of Inez
Adkins; age 27; retired miner; son of J.B. and Ida (Mann) Bolen; died on 16 May 1942 at Rhodell, WV
from a coronary thrombosis; buried on 18 May 1942 in Vanwood Cemetery, mead, WD; informant,
widow, Rhodell, WV.


Inez Jettie Adkins

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 12/13 Feb 1920, Page 272B,
Family #111.
Listed as Innis Adkins, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Allen Adkins.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 232B, Family #113.
Listed as Inis Adkin, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Allen J. Adkins.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1950); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Blaine Cook; age 21; born at Lashmeet, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Forrest
and Bertha (Shrewsbury) Cook; married on 6 May 1950 at Glen Fork, WV; Inez Bowlen; age 34; born
and living at Glen Fork, WV; widow; daughter of Allen and Rebecca (Brooks) Adkins.
4. Evans Funeral Home, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV; Posted Obit.
"Inez J. Cook of Matheny, departed this life on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the age of 95, at Raleigh General Hospital following a short illness.

"Born January 6, 1915 at Glen Fork, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Rebecca Brooks Adkins.

"Mrs. Cook was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and being with her family.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Garrett Bolen, the father of her children and Thomas B. Cook, husband of 55 years. She was also preceded in death by five sisters, Ethel Gamble, Ila Powers, Thelma Acord, Nola Sanders and Alta Cook; three brothers, Clark Adkins, Willis Adkins and Herman Adkins; a special daughter-in-law, Margaret Bolen and a special son-in-law, Ernest Francis, Jr.

"Those left to cherish her memories are her two sons, Noel Bolen and his wife, Barbara, of Springboro, OH
"Norvel Bolen and his wife, Darlene, of Jesse

"Daughter, Evelyn Francis of Glen Fork

"3 sisters, Audie O’Brian of Dublin, VA; Opal Francis of Glen Fork and Janet Pruitt of Sabine.

"11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren

"Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating..."

"Interment:; Saturday August 28 ;Fairview Cemetery; Lashmeet, WV.."


Thomas Blain Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1950); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Blaine Cook; age 21; born at Lashmeet, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Forrest
and Bertha (Shrewsbury) Cook; married on 6 May 1950 at Glen Fork, WV; Inez Bowlen; age 34; born
and living at Glen Fork, WV; widow; daughter of Allen and Rebecca (Brooks) Adkins.


Inez Jettie Adkins

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 12/13 Feb 1920, Page 272B,
Family #111.
Listed as Innis Adkins, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Allen Adkins.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 232B, Family #113.
Listed as Inis Adkin, age 15, born in WV, in household of father, Allen J. Adkins.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records, Vol #__(1950); Page 336; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Blaine Cook; age 21; born at Lashmeet, WV; single; living at Glen Fork, WV; son of Forrest
and Bertha (Shrewsbury) Cook; married on 6 May 1950 at Glen Fork, WV; Inez Bowlen; age 34; born
and living at Glen Fork, WV; widow; daughter of Allen and Rebecca (Brooks) Adkins.
4. Evans Funeral Home, Oceana, Wyoming Co, WV; Posted Obit.
"Inez J. Cook of Matheny, departed this life on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the age of 95, at Raleigh General Hospital following a short illness.

"Born January 6, 1915 at Glen Fork, she was the daughter of the late Allen and Rebecca Brooks Adkins.

"Mrs. Cook was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and being with her family.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Garrett Bolen, the father of her children and Thomas B. Cook, husband of 55 years. She was also preceded in death by five sisters, Ethel Gamble, Ila Powers, Thelma Acord, Nola Sanders and Alta Cook; three brothers, Clark Adkins, Willis Adkins and Herman Adkins; a special daughter-in-law, Margaret Bolen and a special son-in-law, Ernest Francis, Jr.

"Those left to cherish her memories are her two sons, Noel Bolen and his wife, Barbara, of Springboro, OH
"Norvel Bolen and his wife, Darlene, of Jesse

"Daughter, Evelyn Francis of Glen Fork

"3 sisters, Audie O’Brian of Dublin, VA; Opal Francis of Glen Fork and Janet Pruitt of Sabine.

"11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren

"Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating..."

"Interment:; Saturday August 28 ;Fairview Cemetery; Lashmeet, WV.."


Ethel M. Adkins

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Ocena District, taken on 9 May 1910, Page 277A, Family #281.
Listed as Ethel M. Adkins, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Allen Adkins.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 12/13 Feb 1920, Page 272B, Family #111.
Listed as Ethel Adkins, age 14, born in WV, in household of father, Allen Adkins