McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Garry C. Browning

1. "US Public Records Index, Vol 2"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gary C. Browning; born on 15 Feb 1941; living at Elaine Dr Trlr D, Cyclone, WV 24827.
Gary C. Browning; born on 15 Feb 1941; living at 392 Hc 69 Box, Cyclone, WV, 24827


Sherlene Lusk

1. "US Public Records Index, Vol 2"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sherlene Browning; born on _____; living at 392 Hc 69 Box, Cyclone, WV, 24827


Ronald Ross Brooks

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Friday, 26 May 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"GASTON, S.C. - Ronald Ross Brooks, 61, formerly of Oak Hill, passed away Monday, May 22, 2006, at Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia, S.C., after a courageous battle with cancer. Ronald lived most of his life in Wyoming County in the Glen Rogers, Glen Fork and Sabine area. "Born Sept. 18, 1944, at Glen Fork, he was the son of the late James and Hettie Cozort Brooks. "Ronald was a disabled coal miner, having last worked at Kopperston No. 2 Mines. He became a child of God in the early '70s, was of the Baptist faith and he preached in several different churches in Wyoming County. "In addition to his parents, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bud and Stella Carter; two sisters, May Hall and Henrietta Bailey; a brother, Jennings Brooks; and five nephews, Jimmy Hash, Shawn Bailey, Timmy Brooks, Rodney Brooks and Lonnie Hash, preceded him in death. "Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 37 years, Dorothy Carter Brooks; two sons, Randall Brooks of Gaston and Phillip Brooks and his wife, Amy, of Gaston; two brothers, Frank Brooks and his wife, Viola, of Sabine and General Brooks and his wife, Merlynn, of Sabine; three sisters, Faye Hash of Glen Fork, Rosetta Cozort and her husband, Harmon, of Red Sulphur Springs and Loretta Bailey and her husband, Hollie, of Sabine; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. "Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with the Rev. Delmas Wolfe and the Rev. Benny Cozort officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Fork Community Cemetery..."


Joseph C. "Joe" Lusk Sr

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph C. Lusk; age 27; born and living at Cyclone, WV; divorced; son of Hayes and Orpha (Brown)
Lusk; married on 13 Mar 1958 at Kistler, WV; Lucille Lucas; age 20; born in Lincoln Co, WV; single;
living at Kistler, WV; daughter of Vernon and Velma (Gartin) Lucas.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph C. Lusk; born 19 Feb 1931; living at P.O. Box 454, Lynco, WV.
Nancy L Lusk, born 1 Sep 1937, and Loraine B. Lusk, born 1 Sep 1937 are also listed here.
(This is Nancy Lorene Bishop-Lusk; she is also listed as a surviving sister in obit of Lora Opal
Bishop-Cline) (Problem: Nancy's birth is listed as 1 Sep 1937; her supposed father Scott Bishop has
been listed as died in 1933 and her mother, Viola Belcher-Bishop in 1936; both can't be correct.
Believe her birth year id listed incorrectly)
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph C. Lusk; born on 19 Feb 1931; died on 16 Jun 2001; living at Lynco, Wyoming Co, WV at
death; SS #235-44-3173; card issued in WV before 1951.


Vernola Lucille Lucas

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 82; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph C. Lusk; age 27; born and living at Cyclone, WV; divorced; son of Hayes and Orpha (Brown)
Lusk; married on 13 Mar 1958 at Kistler, WV; Lucille Lucas; age 20; born in Lincoln Co, WV; single;
living at Kistler, WV; daughter of Vernon and Velma (Gartin) Lucas.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lucille Nichols; born on 21 Aug 1937; living at Jefferson Orchard Rd, Oceana, WV 24870.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 24 Mar 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"OCEANA - Vernola Lucille Nichols, 66, of Oceana, passed away Monday, March 20, 2006, at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness. "Born Aug. 21, 1939, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Vern and Velma Garten Lucas. "Mrs. Nichols was a member of Joseph Baptist Church. She enjoyed cooking and caring for others. "In addition to her parents, her first husband, Joe Lusk, and her second husband, Basil Nichols, preceded her in death. "Survivors include three sons, Donald Ray Lusk and his wife, Joni, of Fairdale, Ronnie Joe Lusk and his wife, Jennifer Lynn, of Oceana and Joseph Lusk of Port Charlotte, Fla.; a daughter, Franchiski Ann Dixon and her husband, Richard, of Oceana; three stepsons, Eugene Nichols and his wife, Sharon, of Leesburg, Va., Wayne Nichols and his wife, Brenda, of Oceana and Barry Nichols and his wife, Renee, of Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Tressie Issacs and her husband, Howard, of West Hamlin and Sybil Bogdanski of West Hamlin; eight grandchildren, Roncheska Bailey and her husband, Jason, of Oceana, Calen, Karmen and Zeb Dixon of Oceana, Jason Lusk of Fairdale, Amanda Lusk of Mabscott, Veronica Lusk of Matheny and Joey Lusk of Oceana; 14 stepgrandchildren; a great-grandchild; and 16 stepgreat-grandchildren. "Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with the Rev. Johnny Jones officiating. Entombment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny..."


Joseph C. Lusk Jr

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 31 Mar 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"JAMESTOWN, Tenn. — Joseph C. “Joe” Lusk Jr., 45, of Jamestown, formerly of Oceana, passed away Monday, March 21, 2011, of a heart attack. "Born Dec. 17, 1965, in Logan, he was the son of the late Joseph C. Lusk and Lucille Lusk Nichols. "Mr. Lusk was a 1984 graduate of Oceana High School. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was employed at the Waffle House in Crossville, Tenn. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Hayes and Orpha Lusk; his maternal grandparents, Vernon and Velma Lucas; and an uncle, Gary Lucas. "Survivors include two brothers, Donnie Lusk and his companion, Linda Derringer, of Fairdale and Ronnie Lusk of Oceana; a sister, Franchiski “Ann” Dixon and her husband, Richard, of Oceana; four nephews, Jason Lusk of Fairdale, Calen Dixon and Zeb Dixon, both of Oceana and Joey Lusk of Oceana; four nieces, Roncheski Bailey and her husband, Jason, of Crany, Amanda Lusk and her companion, David Thompson of MacArthur, Veronica Lusk of Beckley and Karmen Dixon of Oceana; three great-nieces, Ella and Olivia Bailey, both of Crany, and Bre’Aunna Thompson of MacArthur; two aunts, Tressie Isaacs and Sybil Bogdanski, both of West Hamlin; and a very special friend, Bessie Null of Port Charlotte, Fla. "A celebration of Joe’s life will be 2 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with Pastor Johnny Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Troy McKinney

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, Joseph D. McKinney Search, 9 Oct 2002, submittedby
Dan Betts, danbetts@home.com.
Joseph D. Mckinney; married Rebecca Ann Hunt, daughter of Lewis F. and
Margaret Belcher Hunt.
Rebecca Ann Hunt; born on 8 Sep 1878; died on 9 Nov 1958.
Son, Troy McKinney; born in 1908; died in 1978; married (_______)
McKinney.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 10 May 1910,
Page 206B, Family #193.
Listed as Troy McKinney, age 2 yr, 2 months, born in WV, in household of
father Joseph D. McKinney.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy McKinney; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Basin, WV; son of Joseph D. McKinney;
married on 5 Sep 1931 at Phillip Graham's, minster; Sarah McKinney; age 18; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of M. H. McKinney.


Sarah McKinney

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1931); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
Troy McKinney; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Basin, WV; son of Joseph D. McKinney;
married on 5 Sep 1931 at Phillip Graham's, minster; Sarah McKinney; age 18; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of M. H. McKinney.


Alvin Lusk

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 51; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Edward and
Ellie (Lusk) Lusk; Married on 28 Sep 1957 at Kistler, WV; Sybil Sias; age 24; born in Lincoln Co,
WV; divorced; living at Kistler, WV; daughter of George and Velma (Gartin) Sias.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Lusk; age 24; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Edward and Ellie (Lusk) Lusk;
married on 23 Jul 1951 at Oceana, WV; Charlene Wall; age 16; born at Amherstdale, WV; single;
living at Robinette, WV; daughter of Charles and Kathleen (Mitchem) Wall.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 23; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Lusk; age 31; born on 20 Mar 1933 (sic); at Cyclone, WV; divorced; living at Cyclone, WV; son
of Edward and Ella (Lusk) Lusk; married on 25 Apr 1964 at Mallory, Logan Co, WV; Geraldine
Browning; age 18; born on 26 Mar 1946 at Whiteville, WV; single; living at Mallory, WV; daughter of
Joe Edgar and Hazel (Kenny) Browning.
4. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 21 Dec 2004, newspaper obit.
"CYCLONE -- Dorothy Lusk, 74, one of God's special angels, went home to be with the Lord,
Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, following a short illness.
"Born April 28, 1930, at Lorado, she was the daughter of the late Edward Lusk and Ella Lusk.
"Dorothy enjoyed playing with blocks and her baby dolls and coloring.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Wesley Lusk, James Lusk
and Alvin Lusk; three sisters, Darline Daniels, Opal Harvey and Heaster Lusk; five brothers-in-law,
Mickey Powell, James Bailey, the Rev. Kenna Harvey, the Rev. Sester Osborne and Homer
Daniels; two sisters-in-law, Charline Lusk and Zelma Lusk.
"Those left to cherish her memory are three sisters, Lois Powell of Cyclone, with whom she made
her home, Gladys Bailey of Cyclone and Christine Osborne of Cyclone; a very special niece and
also her caregiver, Judy Powell of Cyclone; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Lusk of Auborn; several
nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
"A celebration of her life will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church
with the Rev. Jackie Lusk and Tommy Adkins officiating. Entombment will follow at the Palm
Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny...."


Alvin Lusk

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 51; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Edward and
Ellie (Lusk) Lusk; Married on 28 Sep 1957 at Kistler, WV; Sybil Sias; age 24; born in Lincoln Co,
WV; divorced; living at Kistler, WV; daughter of George and Velma (Gartin) Sias.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 57; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Lusk; age 24; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Edward and Ellie (Lusk) Lusk;
married on 23 Jul 1951 at Oceana, WV; Charlene Wall; age 16; born at Amherstdale, WV; single;
living at Robinette, WV; daughter of Charles and Kathleen (Mitchem) Wall.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 23; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Lusk; age 31; born on 20 Mar 1933 (sic); at Cyclone, WV; divorced; living at Cyclone, WV; son
of Edward and Ella (Lusk) Lusk; married on 25 Apr 1964 at Mallory, Logan Co, WV; Geraldine
Browning; age 18; born on 26 Mar 1946 at Whiteville, WV; single; living at Mallory, WV; daughter of
Joe Edgar and Hazel (Kenny) Browning.
4. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Tuesday 21 Dec 2004, newspaper obit.
"CYCLONE -- Dorothy Lusk, 74, one of God's special angels, went home to be with the Lord,
Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, following a short illness.
"Born April 28, 1930, at Lorado, she was the daughter of the late Edward Lusk and Ella Lusk.
"Dorothy enjoyed playing with blocks and her baby dolls and coloring.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Wesley Lusk, James Lusk
and Alvin Lusk; three sisters, Darline Daniels, Opal Harvey and Heaster Lusk; five brothers-in-law,
Mickey Powell, James Bailey, the Rev. Kenna Harvey, the Rev. Sester Osborne and Homer
Daniels; two sisters-in-law, Charline Lusk and Zelma Lusk.
"Those left to cherish her memory are three sisters, Lois Powell of Cyclone, with whom she made
her home, Gladys Bailey of Cyclone and Christine Osborne of Cyclone; a very special niece and
also her caregiver, Judy Powell of Cyclone; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Lusk of Auborn; several
nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
"A celebration of her life will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church
with the Rev. Jackie Lusk and Tommy Adkins officiating. Entombment will follow at the Palm
Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny...."


Sybil Sias

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 51; WV Archives Web Site.
Alvin Lusk; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; widowed; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Edward and
Ellie (Lusk) Lusk; Married on 28 Sep 1957 at Kistler, WV; Sybil Sias; age 24; born in Lincoln Co,
WV; divorced; living at Kistler, WV; daughter of George and Velma (Gartin) Sias.