McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Harold Lloyd Maynard

1. 1930 Census, Johnson Co, KY; District #5; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 180B; Image 10 of 34;
Family #82/82.
Listed as Lloyd Maynard; age 6; born in KY; in household of father, Harrison Maynard.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 434; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Maynard; age 22; born in KY; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Harrison and Ida (Cornett)
Maynard; married on 3 Jul 1947 at Oceanna, WV; Melda Massie; age 25; born in Raleigh Co, WV;
single; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter of Ray and _____Massie.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #13677; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Lloyd Maynard; age 21 yrs, 8 mons, 9 days; born on 30 Jan 1927 at Paintsville, KY; married;
miner; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Harrison and Ida (Cornett) Maynard, both born in Floyd Co, KY;
died on 9 Oct 1947 at Kopperston, Wyoming Co, WV from badly severed above waist, run over by
motor; buried on 12 Oct 1947 iun Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, WV; informant, Vadis Maynard,
Hatcher, WV.


Melda Belle Massey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 434; WV Archives Web Site.
Harold Maynard; age 22; born in KY; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Harrison and Ida (Cornett)
Maynard; married on 3 Jul 1947 at Oceanna, WV; Melda Massie; age 25; born in Raleigh Co, WV;
single; living at Hatcher, WV; daughter of Ray and _____Massie.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 245; WV Archives Web Site.
Woodrow Wilson Pettry; age 27; born on 29 Mar 1924 at Edwright, WV; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Hinton and Matilda Pettry; married on 12 Aug 1950 at MacArthur, WV; Malda Belle Maynard; age 28;
born on 4 Jun 1922 at Lego, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; daughter of J.R. and Mary A. Massie.
3. "Ohio Deaths, 1908-2007"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Melda Pettry; age 82; born on 4 Jun 1933 ; married; living at Westlake, Cuyahoga Co, OH; died on 27
Jan 2005 in the Southwest General Hospital; buried; mother's maiden name, Lilly


Harrison Maynard

1. 1930 Census, Johnson Co, KY; District #5; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 180A; Image 9 of 34;
Family #82/82.
Listed as Harrison Maynard; age 40; born in KY; married at 24; miner; head of household.


Ida Cornett

1. 1930 Census, Johnson Co, KY; District #5; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 180A; Image 9 of 34;
Family #82/82.
Listed as Ida Maynard; age 36; born in KY; married at 20; in household of husband, Harrison
Maynard.


Fayette Maynard

1. 1930 Census, Johnson Co, KY; District #5; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 180A; Image 9 of 34;
Family #82/82.
Listed as Fayette Maynard; age 13; born in KY; in household of father, Harrison Maynard.


Vadas Maynard

1. 1930 Census, Johnson Co, KY; District #5; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 180B; Image 10 of 34;
Family #82/82.
Listed as Vadas Maynard; age 11; born in KY; in household of father, Harrison Maynard.


Howard Maynard

1. 1930 Census, Johnson Co, KY; District #5; taken on 9 Apr 1930; Page 180B; Image 10 of 34;
Family #82/82.
Listed as Howard Maynard; age 9; born in KY; in household of father, Harrison Maynard.


John Scott Nearhood

1. Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John S. Nearhood; born in 1955; married twice; living in Clyde, Sandusky Co, OH; granted mutual
divorce in Cuyahoga Co, OH on 20 Jan (no yr listed) ; from Linda D. Nearhood; born in 1959; living
at Bay Village, Cuyahoga Co, OH; 4 minor children.


Linda D. Pettry

1. Ohio Divorce Index, 1962-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John S. Nearhood; born in 1955; married twice; living in Clyde, Sandusky Co, OH; granted mutual
divorce in Cuyahoga Co, OH; from Linda D. Nearhood; born in 1959; living at Bay Village, Cuyahoga
Co, OH; 4 minor children.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Linda D. Nearhood; born 22 Apr 1959; living at 26734 Henry Rd, Bay Village, OH 44140.


Stollie Pettry

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 169B; Image 34 of
55; Family #315/329.
Listed as Stollie Pettry; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Hinton Pettry.


Billie Joann Parsons

1. GenealogyBuff.com; 28 Jan 2018; Posted Obit.
"Billie Joann Parsons Harless, 79, of Cyclone, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday September 28, 2014 at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley, WV. She was born November 6, 1934 in Sun Dial, WV, a daughter of the late Earl and Stollie Pettrey Parsons. Joann worked in the gospel music ministry since she was six years old. She and her husband, Oral Harless, raised their children in the way of the gospel and formed the southern gospel group, The Harless Family. Joann was involved in television and radio work for many years where she touched many lives through song. Joann has written numerous songs and has sang in many churches in WV and surrounding states. She never sought credit for herself and she always put the needs of others before her own. Joann's happiness was rooted in her love of God and her family. She looked forward to holidays when the family gathered and sang around the piano. She loved to watch the grandchildren laugh and play together. She especially enjoyed listening to her children and grandchildren sing the songs of Zion. Joann had great appreciation to all the churches and pastors who invited the Harless Family to take part in their services. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years Oral M. Harless and a sister Betty Blankenship. Those left to cherish her memory are her children David and Joyce Harless of Cyclone, Danny and Sandra Harless of Bolt, Timmy and Cathy Harless of Cyclone, and Ruta and Earl Prichard, Jr. of Bolt; grandchildren Aaron and Crystal Harless of Bolt, Tara Harless Toler of Oceana, Caleb and Melissa Prichard of Bolt, Jared and Sara Harless of Oceana, Brent and Kristy Prichard of Otsego, WV, and Andrew Damron of Cyclone; great grandchildren McKenzie and Brayden Harless, Karsey, Natalee, and Mylee Prichard, Brooklynn and Jacob Toler, and Chloe and Jenna Harless; a brother James E. and June Parsons of Macedonia, OH; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday October 2, 2014 at the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church, Oceana, WV, with the Rev. Roger Stewart, Pastor Jackie Grimmett, Rev. Michael Dent, and Rev. Timmy Brewster officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband, Oral, in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 5-9:00 PM on Wednesday October 1, 2014 at the church Pallbearers will be grandsons and other family members. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. "


Roscoe Peters

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Pine Knob; E.D.41-6; taken on 20 Apr 1940;
Page 164B; Image 20 of 25; Household #161.
Listed as Roscoe Peters; age 19; born in WV; 8th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; farmer; in household of father, Andrew Peters.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 162; WV Archives Web Site.
Roscoe Peters; age 23; born 4 Mar 1921 at Pine Knob, WV; living at Pine Knob, WV; son of
Andrew and Icy Peters; married on 15 Ape 1944 at Pine Knob, WV; Bradie Pettry; age 19;
born 10 Jul 1925 at Sundial, WV; living at Sundial, WV; daughter of Hinton and Matilda Pettry.


Bradie Alice Pettry

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 169B; Image 34 of
55; Family #315/329.
Listed as Bradie Pettry; age 3 yrs, ; born in WV; in household of father, Hinton Pettry.
2. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Edwight; E.D. 41-3A; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 89B; Image 46 of 52; Household #343.
Listed as Bradie Pettry; age 13; born in WV; 4th grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Hinton H. Pettry.
3. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 162; WV Archives Web Site.
Roscoe Peters; age 23; born 4 Mar 1921 at Pine Knob, WV; living at Pine Knob, WV; son of Andrew
and Icy Peters; married on 15 Ape 1944 at Pine Knob, WV; Bradie Pettry; age 19; born 10 Jul 1925
at Sundial, WV; living at Sundial, WV; daughter of Hinton and Matilda Pettry.
4. Waite & Sons Funeral Homes; Medina, OH; Posted Obit.
"Bradie Alice Peters, 84, of Litchfield, passed away Friday, January 14, 2011 in Sheffield Lake, OH. She was born July 10, 1926 in Edwight, WV to the late Hinton and Matildia Pettry. Bradie was proud that she was the first female school bus driver for the Medina City School System beginning in the late 1960’s. She loved her family and was loved everywhere she went. Beloved mother of Jesse (Deloris) Peters, Linda (Larry) Dickens, Bonnie (Jeff) Short, Teddy (Janet) Peters, Lois (Fred) Aliff, Shelby (Nancy) Peters, Bill (Kathy) Peters and Kenneth (Linda) Peters; dear grandmother of 22, dear great-grandmother of 47, dear great-great-grandmother of 9, loving sister of Woodrow Pettry, Bonnie Lowe, and Rev. Stollie Parsons. She was preceded in death by husband Roscoe, sisters, Tollie Bonds and Dollie Dilly, and brothers Denver, Mont, Vincent and Howard Pettry. Services will be held at the Christian Unity Church, 36353 Capel Road, Grafton, OH, Tuesday, January 18 at 11:00 A.M. Rev. Denver Daniel will officiate. Burial will take place at Litchfield Cemetery..."


Tollie Pettry

1. 1930 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 169B; Image 34 of
55; Family #315/329.
Listed as Tollie Pettry; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, Hinton Pettry.


Vinson Sam Pettry Sr

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Edwight; E.D. 41-3A; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 89B; Image 46 of 52; Household #343.
Listed as Vinson Pettry; age 7; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Hinton H. Pettry.
2. Raleigh Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 523; WV Archives Web Site.
Vinson Pettry; age 21; born 21 Jan 1921 (sic, 1933) at Edwight, WV; living at Fairdale, WV; son
of Hinton and Matilda Pettry; married on 25 May 1950 at Hatcher, WV; Zettie Fleshman; age 19;
born 24 Jul 1930 at Dameron, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; daughter of Azel and Margie
Fleshman.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Saturday, 12 September 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Vinson S. Pettry, 72, of Dameron, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, after a long illness. "Born Jan. 20, 1933, at Sundial, he was the son of the late Hinton Pettry and Matilda Peters Pettry. "Mr. Pettry was a retired coal miner. He lived in Dameron for the past 35 years. He was a musician and played gospel music over the northern and eastern United States. "He was preceded in death by a son, Vinson S. Pettry Jr.; two brothers, Mont and Denver Pettry; and two sisters, Tolley Bonds and Dollie Dilly. "Survivors include his wife, Zettie Fleshman Pettry; a son, Randy Pettry and wife, JoAnn, of Dameron; a daughter, Sherry Gosnell and husband, Mike, of Dameron; brothers, Woodrow Pettry of Bay Village, Ohio, and Howard Pettry of Cleveland, Ohio; sisters, Stollie Parsons of Cyclone, Bradie Peters of Litchfield, Ohio, and Bonnie Lowe of Easton, Md.; grandchildren, Shannon Gosnell, Michael Gosnell, Jeremy Gosnell, Randy Pettry II and Joshua Pettry; a great-grandchild, Tyler Gosnell; and his mother-in-law, Margie Fleshman. "Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Darrell Stapleton officiating. Burial will follow in Fleshman Cemetery, Dameron..."


Zettie Murle Fleshman

1. Raleigh Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 523; WV Archives Web Site.
Vinson Pettry; age 21; born 21 Jan 1921 (sic, 1933) at Edwight, WV; living at Fairdale, WV; son
of Hinton and Matilda Pettry; married on 25 May 1950 at Hatcher, WV; Zettie Fleshman; age 19;
born 24 Jul 1930 at Dameron, WV; living at Glen Daniel, WV; daughter of Azel and Margie
Fleshman.


Vinson Sam Pettry Jr

1. Kanawha Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1953); Page 94; WV Archives Web Site.
Vinson Sam Pettry, Jr; born and died 3 Feb 1953 in Charleston, WV; stillborn; cord tighly about
neck; premayurity; son of Vinson Sam and Zettie Murle (Fleshman) Pettry; no burial information;
informant, Mrs. Vinson Pettry.


Dollie E. Pettry

1. 1940 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Marsh Fork District; Edwight; E.D. 41-3A; taken on 1 May 1940;
Page 89B; Image 46 of 52; Household #343.
Listed as Dollie Pettry; age 9; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Hinton H. Pettry.
2. www.genweb.org/raleigh/dilly01.htm Web Address; Posted Obit.
"MATHENY - Dolly E. Dilly, 70, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 12, 2001, at her residence following a long illness. Born May 5, 1930, in Sundial, she was the daughter of the late Hinton and Matilda Peters Pettry. Mrs. Dilly was a homemaker, a lifelong resident of Wyoming County and attended Oceana Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Dilly; a sister, Tollie Bonds; and two brothers, Mont and Denver Pettry. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Clay of Arnett; three sisters, Stollie Parsons of Matheny, with whom she made her home, Bonnie Lowe of Easton, Md., and Bradie Peters of Linchfield, Ohio; three brothers, Woodrow Pettry and his wife, Melda, of Westlake, Ohio, Vincent Pettry and his wife, Zettie, of Glen Daniel and Howard Pettry of Cleveland; three granddaughters, Mary Helen Mamola of Dameron, Stephanie Acord of Arnett and Rachel Wells of Texas; three great-grandsons, Christopher, Brandon and Jacob Payne; and several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Evans Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with Brothers Randy Bowles, Eugene Sparks and Darrell Stapleton officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley..."


Randy Lee Pettry

1. US Public Records Index; Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Randy Lee Pettry; born 29 Apr 1957; living at RR 6, Arnett, WV 25007.


JoAnn Carol

1. US Public Records Index; Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joanne Carol Pettry; born 2 Apr 1967; living at RR 6, Arnett, WV 25007 in 1993.


Harold Michael "Mike" Gosnell

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harold M. Gosnell; born 23 Nov 1950; living at P.O. Box 118, Glen Daniel, WV 25844 in 1993.


Sherry Ann Pettry

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sherry Ann Gosnell; born 1 Apr 1951; living at P.O. Box 155, Glen Daniel, WV 25844.


Shannon M. Gosnell

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Shannon M. Gosnell; born 24 Nov 1974; living at P.O. Box 118, Glen Daniel, WV 25844 in 1996.


Jeremy B. Gosnell

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Jeremy B. Gosnell; born 8 Oct 1978; living at P.O. Box 118, Glen Daniel, WV 25844.


Michael V. Gosnell

1. US Public Records Index, Vol #2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mike V. Gosnell; born 8 Oct 1978; living at Albany Lane, Glen Daniel, WV 25844.