McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familys and Individuals

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Melvin Monroe McNew Sr

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Melvin M McNew; born 15 Sep 1926; living at 5192 New Dublin Church Road, Dublin, VA 24084.
2. "Roanoke Times"; Roanoke, VA; 23 Mar 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"Melvin Monroe McNew, 77 of Dublin, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2004 at the Pulaski Community Hospital. He was born September 18, 1926 in Kentucky the son of the late Novel and Mona Chapman McNew. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, a member of the Pulaski County V.F.W. Post #1184 and of the Baptist Faith. He is survived by his wife, Alice Olena McNew; five daughters and sons-in-law, Stephanie Jordan, Waynesboro, Retta Gaye and Herbie Dotson, Logan, W.Va., Kathryn and Jeff Sammons, Princeton, W.Va., Nony and Chris Bishop, Cornelius, N.C., Carolyn and Eric Strock, Bland; three sons, Steve Johnson, Dublin, Melvin, Jr., and Regina McNew, Westfield, N.C., Johnny and Michelle Johnson, Danville; ten grandchildren, Jason Harless, Jonathan Harless, Channing Hash, Timothy McNew, Shelley Caudle, Jenna Caudle, Anthony McNew, Logan Johnson, Cole Strock, Kennedy Bishop. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the A. Vest and Sons, Funeral Home, White Gate with the Rev. Joseph Lester officiating. Military graveside rites at the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Dublin.."
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Melvin M. McNew; age 78; born 18 Sep 1926; died 20 Mar 2004; last residence, Dublin, Pulaski Co,
VA; SS #235-30-9169; card issued in WV.


Alice Olena

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alice O. McNew; born 9 Sep 1934; living at 5192 New Dublin Church Road, Dublin, VA 24084.


Kenneth Lee Lyons

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 359; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth Lee Lyons; age 20; born at Beech Fork, WV; single; living at Newhall, WV; married on
15 Nov 1952 at Newhall, WV; Mary J. Vanover; age 22; born in Dixon Co, VA; single; living at Newhall,
WV; with consent of Mark Woods, step-father of Kenneth Lee Lyons.
2. McDowell Co, WV Genealogy Web Site; Cemeteries; Number 8 Mine Cemetery.
Kenneth Lee Lyons; born on 15 Aug 1931; died on 15 Dec 1979; Private, US Army, Korea; buried
here.


Mary J. Vanover

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 359; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth Lee Lyons; age 20; born at Beech Fork, WV; single; living at Newhall, WV; married on
15 Nov 1952 at Newhall, WV; Mary J. Vanover; age 22; born in Dixon Co, VA; single; living at Newhall,
WV; with consent of Mark Woods, step-father of Kenneth Lee Lyons.


Mark Woods

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1960); Big Creek District; WV Archives Web Site.
Mark Woods; age 44; born on 23 Apr 1916 at Fairwood, VA; married; miner; living at Newhall, WV;
son of William and Mollie (Fuller) Woods; died on 27 Sep 1960 at Newhall, WC from a coronary
Occlusion; buried on 30 Sep 1960 in family cemetery at Newhall, WV; information by Mrs. Nellie
Woods, Newhall, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Genealogy Web Site; Cemeteries; Number 8 Mine Cemetery.
Mark Woods; born on 23 Apr 1916; died on 27 Sep 1960; buried here.


Ellen Marie Woods

1. Richlands News-Press & Clinch Valley News"; Richands, VA; 25 May 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Ellen Marie Woods, 57, of North Tazewell, died May 20 at her home following a lengthy illness.
"Born at Newhall, WV, she was the daughter of the late Mark and Nellie Lyons Woods, natives of Newhall, WV.
"She had made her home in the Tazewell area all her life. She was a homemaker and was of the Holiness faith.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Marie Greene; three brothers, Kenneth Lyons, Morris Woods and Jimmy Woods; and two sisters, Gay Baker and Lorretta Woods.
Survivors: sisters, Muriel Vanover and husband, Leroy, Helen “Bug” Mitchell and husband, Gary, Anita Amick and husband, Jeff, and Marnell Wolfe and husband, Terry, all of North Tazewell, Carol Sue Baker of Detroit, MI, Shari McGuire of Bluefield, VA, Anna Remines and husband, Kenneth, of Tazewell; brother, Timmy Woods and wife, Claudia, of North Tazewell; granddaughters, Crystal Lee Counts and Emerald Nicole Bogle; and several nieces and nephews.
"The funeral was conducted May 23 at noon at Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Tazewell with Rev. Janice Fulkerson officiating.
"Interment followed at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA...."


Will Vanover

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1963); Browns Creek District ; WV Archives Web Site.
Will Vanover; age 60; born on 4 Aug 1903 at Shelby Gap, KY; married; retired miner; living at Newhall,
WV; son of B.H. and Sylvanie (Potter) Vanover; died on 13 Sep 1963 in Stevens Clinic, Welch,
McDowell Co, WV form a cerebral vascular accident; buried on 15 Sep 1963 in Newhall Cemetery,
Newhall, WV; informant, Sam Vanover, Newhall, WV.


Sylvania Vanover

1. Letcher Co, KY; Death Certificate #15863; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sylvania Vanover; born and died on 4 Jun 1926 at Burdine, KY; daughter of Willie and Alora (Baker)
Vanover; buried on 4 Jun 1926 at Shelby Gap, KY; informant, B.H. Vanover, Shelby Gap, KY.


Robert Vanover

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'59 006601; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Vanover; age 26; born on 8 Feb 1933 at Shelby Gap, KY; never married; son of Will and
Alorie (Baker) Vanover; died on 2 May 1959 at Newhall, McDowell Co, WV from myocarditis; buried
on 5 May 1959 in Family Cemetery, Newhall, WV; information by Will Vanover, Newhall, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Genealogy Web Site; Cemeteries; Number 8 Mine Cemetery.
Robert Vanover; born on 8 Feb 1933; died on 2 Mar 1959; buried here.