McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individules

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Louise Imogene Blackburn

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Louise Imogene Blackburn Toler, 65, of Simon, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday November 6,
2015 at her home. She was born February 22, 1950 in Gilbert, WV a daughter of the late Perry and Virginia
Marie Bledsoe Blackburn. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Also preceding her in death
was a daughter Wendy Toler, a granddaughter Amy Lynn Toler, two brothers Larry "Pete" and James
Blackburn, a sister Lettie "Faye" Bowen and her mother and father in law Hobert and Gladys Toler.
Imogene attended the Lynco Pentecostal House of Prayer. Left to mourn her passing is her loving husband
of 37 years Ernest "Moody" Ray Toler; three daughters Georgia (Anthony) Hatfield of Matheny, Linda
(Timothy) Clay of Lynco and Cindy (Kenneth) Maynard of West Logan; four sons Charlie (Katelynn) Toler
of TN, Daniel (Peggy) Morgan and Michael Morgan of Kopperston and Darrell "DR" (Sherry) Morgan of
Cyclone; five granddaughters Cassie Toler (Daniel Garcia) of TN, Kayla Maynard (Tyler Mullins) of West
Logan, Alexis and Peyton Morgan of Cyclone and Briana Hatfield of Matheny; four grandsons Avery
(Jennifer) Toler of Matheny, Adam (Tiffany) Toler of Kopperston, Dalton Toler of TN and Anthony
Hatfield of Matheny; a great granddaughter Emily "Brooke" Toler; six great grandsons Avery "Brock"
Toler, Zachary Toler, Adam "AJ" Toler, Jr., Thomas Toler, Dylan Toler and Jaxon Garcia; a sister Una Stepp;
six brothers Gary (Barbara), Darrell (Peggy), Marvin (Lucille), Junior, Johnny (Kimberly) and Edward
Blackburn; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held
at 1:00 PM on Wednesday November 11, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home with Rev. 's
Allen and Jay Blankenship officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Toler Cemetery, Simon, WV...."


Clarence Marvin Blackburn

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence M. Blackburn; born 11 Oct 1944; living at PO Box 180, Simon, WV 24882 in 1994.


Lucille

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lucille Blackburn; born 8 Aug 1947; living at PO Box 180, Simon, WV 24882 in 1992.


Frank Junior Gillespie

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Junior Gillespie; age 18; born at Caloric, WV; single; living at Maben, WV; son of A.L. and
Nancy Gillespie; married on 22 Aug 1945 at Maben, WV; Joan Akers; age 16; born at Basin, WV;
single; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Everett and Helen Akers-Burrell.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 218; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Junior Gillespie; age 30; born on 11 Dec 1928 at Mullens, WV; living at Mabscott, WV; son of
Anse and Nancy Gillespie; married on 18 Sep 1959 at Bradley, WV; Almeda Meadows; age 18;
born on 16 Aug 1941 at Mullens, WV; living at Mabscott, WV; daughter of Carley and Pearl Meadows;
with consent of Mrs. Pearl meadows, mother; and Carley meadows, father.


Jo Ann Akers

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Junior Gillespie; age 18; born at Caloric, WV; single; living at Maben, WV; son of A.L. and
Nancy Gillespie; married on 22 Aug 1945 at Maben, WV; Joan Akers; age 16; born at Basin, WV;
single; living at Herndon, WV; daughter of Everett and Helen Akers-Burrell.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy O'Neal; age 24; born and living at Bud, WV; single; son of Ada and Olga O'Neal; married on
10 Apr 1953 in Wyoming Co, WV; Joan Gillespie; age 23; born and living at Herndon, WV; divorced;
daughter of Everett and Helen Akers Burrell.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 11 May 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"MACAJAH RIDGE — Jo Ann O’Neal, 80, of Macajah Ridge, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 9, 2010, in Princeton Community Hospital after a short fight with cancer. "Born Jan. 1, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Everett Akers and Helen Ellis Burrell. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouse Roy Leo O’Neal; a daughter, Stella Yvonne O’Neal; and grandchildren, Chesley Eugene Monk Jr. and Joyce Gillispie; and siblings, Tony Ellis, Joe Bob Ellis, Hank Burrell and Shirley Blankenship. "Those left to cherish her memory are six children, Frank and Janet Gillispie of Covel, Jack and Christol Gillispie of Princeton, Roy “Pete” and Judy O’Neal of Mullens, Shelby Graham of Princeton, Kitty and Garland Wood of Visalia, Calif., and Drema and Eugene Monk of Mullens; her grandchildren, Janice, Jeanette, Jessie and Frank Gillispie, Davina Patrick and her husband, James, Roy Lee O’Neal Jr., Shaun Graham, Darla Moye and her husband, Heath, Kellie Knotts and her husband, Michael, and Kimberly Brooks and her husband, Scott; her great-grandchildren, Justin, Isaiah, Megan and Lauren; and her siblings, Debra Stanley, Carrie and Doug Shrewsbury, Paul and Ruby Burrell, Harless and Faye Burrell and Lenford and Bobbi Burrell. She is also leaving behind a host of other loving family and friends. "A celebration of Jo Ann’s life will be noon Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Herndon Free Will Baptist Church, where she was a member, with Bro. William O. Tolliver officiating. Burial will follow in O’Neal Cemetery on Macajah Ridge..."


Anse L. Gillespie

1. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Anse Gillespie; born on 18 Nov 1900; died in Sep 1945; card issued in WV before 1951.


Frank Junior Gillespie II

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday, 11 Nov 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"Frank Gillispie Jr., 63, of Garwood, died Thursday, November 4, 2010, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

"Born November 9, 1946, at Marianna, he was the son of the late Frank Gillispie and Joann (Akers) O’Neal.

"Frank was a former electrician in the mining industry, he spent 42 years in the West Virginia coal mines, was dedicated to his job as a electrician, and was good at what he did, a member of UMWA, and was a firm believer in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

"In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Ann Gillispie; a sister, Stella O’Neal; a brother, Roger Gillispie; and a nephew, Chesley Monk.

"He was a loving husband and father of five, those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Janet Gillispie; three daughters, Janice S. Gillispie of Beckley, Jeanette L. Turpin and her husband, Edward of Macajahi Ridge, and Jessica D. Gillispie of Matoaka; one son, Frank Gillispie Jr., III of Macajahi Ridge; four grandchildren, Justin M. Gillispie of Garwood, James D. Jasper, Lucas E. Jasper, and Adrian D. Jasper; four sisters, Drema Monk and her husband, Eugene of Mullens, Shelby Graham of Princeton, Kitty Wood and her husband, Garland of Visalia, California, and Connie Strickland of Hope Mills, North Carolina; three brothers, Jack Gillispie and his wife, Christol of Princeton, Roy O’Neal and his wife, Judy of Mullens, and Dennis Gillispie of Detroit, Michigan.

"Graveside services and burial will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 12, 2010 at the Gillispie Family Cemetery, Macajahi Ridge..."