McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Melvin Arlen Lane I

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Lane; age 26; born in Big Four, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV; son of James and Minnie
Lane; married on 22 Jul 1961 in Antioch, WV; Pearl Phillips; age 21; born in Maben, WV; single;
living in Saulsville, WV; daughter of Posey and Ethel Phillips.
2. "Wyoming County Heritage, Wyoming County, WV"; 1995; Wyoming Co Genealoical Society;
Pineville, WV; "Melvin A. Lane" Article; Page 130 ; submitted by Melvin Lane.
3. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Melvin A. Lane, 85, of Bud Mountain, passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2020 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, following a long illness.

"He was the son of James and Minnie (Copeland) Lane of Belcher Mountain, who preceded him in death.

"He was Valedictorian of the 1953 class at Welch High School. He served his country in the United States Army. Additionally, he worked several jobs, with the last being at Mullens Grocery. He was ordained into the Gospel Ministry in 1966. He served as Pastor of the Guyandotte Baptist Church for over 30 years, where he was still a member. He loved his friends, his church, his family, his Bible, and most of all, his Lord.

"Those left to mourn his loss include his wife of 58 years, Pearl Elizabeth (Phillips) Lane; two sons, Melvin Arlen Lane, II and Nathan R. Lane all of Bud Mountain; three brothers, Claude (Janice) of Rural Retreat, VA, Robert (Janet) of Abingdon, VA, and Joel (Wanda) of Bluefield; two sisters, Gloria (Gerald) Pierce of Oak Ridge, TN and Nancy (Don) of Roanoke, VA; and many nieces and nephews.

"Due to the virus pandemic, there will only be a private graveside service and burial, 2:00 P.M., Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the Belle Colbird Cemetery, Bud Mountain with his son, Pastor Nathan Lane officiating. A public service may be arranged and announced at a future date. Per his request, no flowers should be sent.

"The family extends heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the staff of the Beckley VA Medical Center and Hospice, who cared for Melvin's health in the past few years.

"Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com.

"The family of Melvin A. Lane is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens. "


Pearl Elizabeth Phillips

1. "Wyoming County Heritage, Wyoming County, WV"; 1995; Wyoming Co Genealoical Society; Pineville,
WV; "Melvin A. Lane" Article; Page 130 ; submitted by Melvin Lane.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 129; WV Archives Web Site.
Melvin Lane; age 26; born in Big Four, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV; son of James and Minnie
Lane; married on 22 Jul 1961 in Antioch, WV; Pearl Phillips; age 21; born in Maben, WV; single;
living in Saulsville, WV; daughter of Posey and Ethel Phillips.


Thomas Posey Phillips Sr

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 28 Jan 1920; Page 266A; Family #9/9.
Listed as Posey Phillips; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Phillips.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 17/18 Apr 1930; Page 262B;
Family #325/329.
Listed as Posy Phillips; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, William G. Phillips.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 2; WV Archives Web Site.
Posie Phillips; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Maben, WV; son of W.G. and N (sic,
M) J. Phillips; married on 14 Nov 1939 at Maben, WV; Ethel Goode; age 24; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; single; living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of J.E. and Rebecca Goode.
4. "The Independence Herald", Wednesday, 7 Jan 2004, Obit.
"Thomas Poise Phillips Sr., 89, of McGraws, passed away Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Raleigh General
Hospital following a long illness.
"Born July 3, 1914, at Maben, he was the son of the late William Garson Phillips and Minerva Tolliver
Phillips."
5. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Thomas Phillips; born on 3 Jul 1914; died on2 Jan 2004; last residence McGraws, Wyoming Co, WV.
6. "Wyoming County Heritage, Wyoming County, WV"; 1995; Wyoming Co Genealoical Society; Pineville,
WV; "Melvin A. Lane" Article; Page 130 ; submitted by Melvin Lane.


Ethel Mae Goode

1. Internet Website,
http://members.citynet.net/manerva2/saulsville/belcher.html,
Rebecca, born abt 1880 (sic can not be, Viney was only
10 in 1880, 1900 Census states Rebecca was born in 1889); Robert.
Rebecca died 3 Apr 1988 and is buried at Log Gap Cemetery, Saulsville, WV.
She married E. John Goode on 18 Aug 1903, son of Silas and Nancy Short
Goode; children: Elva, born 1906; Garland, born abt 1908, married Thelma
Dixon; Arlie, born 2 Mar 1912; Ethel Mae, born 27 Jul 1914, married Thomas
Posey Phillips; Gay, born 3 Mar 1917, married David Gunter; Ralph, born 17
Jan 1920, married Eula Mae Armstrong; Blanche, born 17 Jun 1923, married
Clifford Lee; and Josephine, born 13 Sep 1929, married French J. Damewood.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, taken on 7/9 Feb 1920, Page 270B, Family #77.
Listed as Ethel Goode, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, Joseph E.J. Goode.
3. "Wyoming County Heritage, Wyoming County, WV"; 1995; Wyoming Co Genealoical Society; Pineville,
WV; "Melvin A. Lane" Article; Page 130 ; submitted by Melvin Lane.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 2; WV Archives Web Site.
Posie Phillips; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Maben, WV; son of W.G. and N (sic,
M) J. Phillips; married on 14 Nov 1939 at Maben, WV; Ethel Goode; age 24; born in Wyoming Co,
WV; single; living at Saulsville, WV; daughter of J.E. and Rebecca Goode.


Joseph Rufus "Joe" Arthur

1. 1930 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Meadow Bluff District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 105A; Image
19 of 24; Family #191/193.
Listed as Joe Arthur; age 58; born in WV; married at 50; sawyer in lumber mill; head of household.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #5588; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Rufus Arthur; age 77; born on 12 Dec 1869 in Monroe Co, WV; married; husband of Mandy
Ellen Bryant; age 43; sawmill worker; living at Keyrock, WV; son of unknown parents; died on 2 Apr
1947 at Keyrock, WV from respiratory failure due to bronchial pneumonia; buried on 3 Apr 1947 in
cemetery at Keyrock, WV; informant, Mandy Ellen Arthur, Keyrock, WV.


Amanda Ellen "Manda" Bryant

1. 1930 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Meadow Bluff District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 105A; Image
19 of 24; Family #191/193.
Listed as Mandy E. Arthur; age 27; born in WV; married at 20; in household of husband, Joseph R.
Arthur.


Cleveland J. Arthur

1. 1930 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Meadow Bluff District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 105A; Image
19 of 24; Family #191/193.
Listed as Cleveland J. Arthur; age 3 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph R. Arthur.


Fannie M. Arthur

1. 1930 Census, Greenbrier Co, WV; Meadow Bluff District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 105A; Image
19 of 24; Family #191/193.
Listed as Fannie M. Arthur; age 1 yr, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph R. Arthur.


Lisa Dawn Lambert

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday; 29 Dec 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"ROCKVIEW — Lisa Dawn Laney, 27, of Rockview, passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2010. "Born Sept. 20, 1983, in Raleigh County, she was the daughter of William D. and Sara Laney Lambert of Rockview. "Lisa was a 2001 graduate of Wyoming East High School. She enjoyed playing music, reading and being outdoors. "She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Paul Lambert and Richard Laney. "In addition to her parents, survivors include her daughter, Tara Lee Mae Lambert of Rockview; a sister, Brenda Lea Gibson and her husband, Billy, of Clear Fork; her grandmothers, Verna Lee Lambert of Pineville and Lillian Adkins of Keyrock; four uncles, Stephen Lambert and his wife, Pat, of Keyrock, Jimmy Laney of Keyrock, Steven Laney and his wife, Jean, of Bryan, Ohio and Richard Laney of Hicksville, Ohio; several nieces; special cousins, Amanda and Joey Lambert of Keyrock and Rebecca and Justin Laney of Bryan, Ohio; her companion, Robert Breeding of Baileysville; and special friends, Tommy West and Tonya Green, both of Pineville. "A celebration of Lisa’s life will be 5 p.m., today, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Bill Goode officiating...."