McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Betty Jane Rookard

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 29; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Helmandollar; age 19; born at Bear Wallow, VA; single; living at Asco, WV; married on 15
Oct 1951 at Davy, WV; Betty Rookar; age 19; born and living at Asco, WV; single; with consent of
Mason and Flora Helmandollar, parents of Walter Helmandollar, and Francis and Mamie Rookar,
parents of Betty Rookar.
2. The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011; Newspaper Obit. "Betty Jane Helmandollar Rose Sams, 78, of Ghent, formerly of Cyclone and Pineville, died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, following a long illness. "Born May 27, 1932, in Asco, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Mamie Mitchell Rookard. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Walter Helmandollar and her second husband, Cecil Rose. "Survivors include her husband, Joseph Sams; her children, Russell Helmandollar and his wife, Jackie, of Cyclone, Larry Helmandollar and his wife, Martha, of Ghent, Ricky Helmandollar and his wife, Susan, of Oceana, Teresa Helmandollar Phillips and Wayne Sage of Chilhowie, Va., Dale Helmandollar and his wife, Tina, of Oceana, Lisa Smith and her husband, Joseph, of Ghent and Timothy Simpson of Shady Spring; two sisters, Kathleen Coy and Wilma Lee; stepchildren, Debbie and Bobby Boweman, Debbie and Joe Thacker and Kenny and Mary Sams; 14 grandchildren, Kevin and Dana Helmandollar, Chad Helmandollar, Wally and Jonathan Helmandollar, Stephen, Benjamin and Wesley Helmandollar, Michael and Aaron Phillips, Tabitha and Aaron Wood, Zackery Helmandollar, and Timothy, Cody and Syndel Simpson; three great-grandchildren, Haven and Elijah Helmandollar and Baby Wood; five step-grandchildren; and nine step-great-grandchildren. "Graveside service will be 1 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2011, at Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny, with the Rev. Danny Windows officiating. "Burial will immediately follow..."


Carroll Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
Carroll Lusk; age 22; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Arlie and Vernie Lusk; married on
12 Apr 1958 at Hatcher, WV; Ella Jean Lusk; age 16; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Kester and Ettie Lusk.


Ella Jean Pearl Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 288; WV Archives Web Site.
Carroll Lusk; age 22; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Arlie and Vernie Lusk; married
on 12 Apr 1958 at Hatcher, WV; Ella Jean Lusk; age 16; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Kester and Ettie Lusk.
2. "Logan Banner"; Logan, WV; Wednesday, 17 Dec 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"CYCLONE, WV - Ella Jean Lusk Shields, 66, of Cyclone, departed this life Saturday, December 13, 2008, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. "Born June 18, 1942, in Cyclone, she was a daughter of the late Kester and Ettie Pearl Osborne Lusk. Also preceding her in death was her first husband, Carroll Lusk; her second husband, Carlton Shields, and a sister, Shirley Lusk. "Ella was a homemaker and a member of the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening camping, canning food and feeding the birds. But most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. "Those left to cherish her memory include three sons, Carroll Gene (Ruby) Lusk and Rodney (Anita) Lusk, both of Cyclone, and Wendy (Debbie) Lusk of North Carolina; two brothers, Lanta (Donna) Lusk of Cyclone and Wendall Lusk of Daniels; a sister, Jackie (Russell) Helmandollar of Cyclone; five grandchildren, Leslee Lusk, Rebecca Lusk, Zack Lusk, April Whitlock and Kortni Lusk; two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jasmyn Day; several nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends.
"A celebration of Ella's life will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 18, at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church at Cyclone with Rev. Jackie Lusk officiating. Ella will be laid to rest by her husband, Carlton, in the Brown Cemetery at Cyclone..."
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ellajean P. Shields; born 18 Jun 1942; died 13 Dec 2008; last residence, Cyclone, Wyoming Co,
WV; card issued in WV in 1967.


Kathleen Rookard

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 73B; Image 18
of 48; Family #162/167.
Listed as Katheline Rookard; age 2 yrs, 4 mons; Born in WV; in household of father, Francis M.
Rookard.


Mason Helmadollar

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1938); Page 228; WV Archives Web Site.
Mason Helmondollar; born on 7 Dec 1910 in Tazewell Co, VA; living at Asco, WV; son of W.J. and
Pearl Vandell; married on 9 Jul 1938 in McDowell Co, WV; Flora Mae Bishop; born on _____1917?;
at Asco, WV; living at Asco, WV; daughter of Jesse Bishop.


Arlie L. Lusk

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Huff Creek Road, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page
267A, Family #125.
Listed as Arlie Lusk, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, William Lusk.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Jan 1920, Page 238A, Family #236.
Listed as Arlie L. Lusk, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, William Lusk.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 190B, Famiy #82.
Listed as Arlie Lusk, age 21, born in WV, in household of father, William E. Lusk.
4. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1932); Page __; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Arley Lusk; age 22; born in WV; single; miner; living at Cyclone, WV; son of William and Ida (Bailey)
Lusk; married on 23 Jan 1932 at Mallory, WV; Vernie Bailey; age 16; born in WV; single; living at
Cyclone, WV; daughter of M.F. and Aurilla (Brown) Bailey.


Verna Bailey

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Jan 1920, Page 239A, Family #249.
Listed as Verna Bailey, age 2 yrs, 5 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Millard F. Bailey.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Ocena District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 191B, Family #93.
Listed as Verna Bailey, age 12, born in WV, in household of father, Millard F. Bailey.
3. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1932); Page __; Line 21; WV Archives Web Site.
Arley Lusk; age 22; born in WV; single; miner; living at Cyclone, WV; son of William and Ida (Bailey)
Lusk; married on 23 Jan 1932 at Mallory, WV; Vernie Bailey; age 16; born in WV; single; living at
Cyclone, WV; daughter of M.F. and Aurilla (Brown) Bailey.