McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Alcana W. Chambers

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records"; Vol #__(1905); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
A.W. Chambers; age 23; born and living in Summers Co, WV; married on 23 Aug 1905 at
Atkinsville, WV; Rosa Howard; age 21; born in Floyd Co, KY; living in Raleigh Co, WV.


Rosa Lee Howard

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records"; Vol #__(1905); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
A.W. Chambers; age 23; born and living in Summers Co, WV; married on 23 Aug 1905 at
Atkinsville, WV; Rosa Howard; age 21; born in Floyd Co, KY; living in Raleigh Co, WV.


Buford W. Chambers Sr

1. "Independent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 28 Jul 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"Buford W. Chambers Sr., 92, of New Richmond, died Tuesday, July 20, at the residence of his son in Asheville, Ohio, near Columbus, after a long illness.
"Born February 7, 1912, he was the son of the late Alcana and Rosalee Howard Chambers.
"Services were held Monday, July 26, at the Pineville Church of God with the Rev. Norman Gray and his son, Buford W. Chambers Jr., officiating..."


Nellie Mae Prater

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records"; Vol #__(1949); Page 35; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Stafford; age 40; born and living at Baileysville, WV; single; son ofJulius and Martha Stafford;
married on 28 Mar 1949 at Baileysville, WV; Nellie Prater; age 26; born in KY; single; living at
Baileysville, WV; daughter of James and Ida Prater.
2. "Independent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 28 Jul 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"Nellie Mae Mullins, 81, of Pineville, formerly of Baileysville, died Monday, July 19, in a Beckley
hospital following a long illness.
"Born March 13, 1923, at Willard, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late James and Ida Mae
Stevens Prater.
"A celebration of Nellie's life was held Friday, July 23, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with
the Revs. Darrell Prater and Mervin Sizemore officiating. Burial followed in Lester Family Cemetery, Fanrock...."


Teddy Russell Trump

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 180; WV Archives web Site.
Teddy Trump; age 24; born and living at McGraws, WV; single; son of Aden and Gillie Trump;
married on 26 Oct 1959 at Ravencliff, WV; Frances Coleman; age 19; born at Sabine, WV; divorced;
living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Kelly and Hessie (Bowers) Owens.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Teddy Trump 84, of McGraws passed away Saturday February 29, 2020, at the Bowers Hospice House.

"Born June 22, 1935 in McGraws he was the son of the late Aden and Gillie McMillion Trump.

"Mr. Tump worked as a superintendent for J.C. Lively and Cherokee Construction for many years.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife Francis Trump, his son Carlos Trump, his two brothers Harold, and Jerry, three sisters Georgie, Pat, and Ocie.

"He is survived by his two brothers Ernie Trump and his wife Drema, and Thomas Terry Trump and his wife Debbie. both of McGraws, and a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends.

"Services will be the Thursday March 5, 2020 at noon in the chapel of Evans-Calfee with Pastor Justin Farley, and Pastor J.C. Finley officiating. Following the service he will be laid to rest with his wife and his son in Bowers Family Cemetery in Twin Falls.

"Friends may gather with the family from 11:00am until service time Thursday at the funeral home."


Frances Marie Owens

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 180; WV Archives web Site.
Teddy Trump; age 24; born and living at McGraws, WV; single; son of Aden and Gillie Trump;
married on 26 Oct 1959 at Ravencliff, WV; Frances Coleman; age 19; born at Sabine, WV; divorced;
living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Kelly and Hessie (Bowers) Owens.
2. "Independent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 28 Jul 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"Frances Marie Owens Trump. 64, of McGraws, died Friday, July 23, in a Beckley
hospital following a long illness.
"Born May 30, 1940, she was the daughter of Hessie Tilley Owens Bower of Ravencliff and the late Kelly Owens.
"Graveside services were held Monday, July 26, at Bower Cemetery, Twin Falls State Park, with the Rev. J.C. Finley officiating. Burial immediately followed..."


Carl T. Mills

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 220; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Mills; age 26; born on Barkers Ridge (Wyoming Co, WV); single; living at Stephenson, WV;
son of Ballard and Martha Mills; married on 13 Oct 1961 at Basin, WV; Wanda Treadway; age 16;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Stephenson, WV; daughter of Amos and Esti Treadway.
2. "Independent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 28 Jul 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"Carl T. Mills, 69, of Mullens, died Saturday, July 24, at a Princeton hospital following a long illness.
"Born June 16, 1935, he was the son of the late Ballard T. and Martha Maynard Mills.
"Service was Tuesday at the Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with the Rev. Mickey Mitchell officiating. Burial followed in the Milam Cemetery at Barkers Ridge..."


Wanda Treadway

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 220; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Mills; age 26; born on Barkers Ridge (Wyoming Co, WV); single; living at Stephenson, WV;
son of Ballard and Martha Mills; married on 13 Oct 1961 at Basin, WV; Wanda Treadway; age 16;
born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living at Stephenson, WV; daughter of Amos and Esti Treadway.


William Edgar Shrewsbury

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 30 Apr 1930, Page 135A, Family #269.
Listed as Edgar Shrewsbury, age 2 yrs, 2? months, born in WV, in household of father, William M.
Shrewsbury.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 396; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edgar Shrewsbury; age 18; born and living at Bud, WV; single; son of William McKinley and
Evie L. (Rhinehart) Shrewsbury; married on 14 Jul 1944 at Basin, WV; Virginia Eileen Mills; age 16;
born and living at Stephenson, WV; single; daughter of Ballard and Martha (Maynard) Mills.


Virginia Eileen Mills

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page131B Image 41
of 56; Family #423/423.
Listed as Virginia J. Mills; age 1 yr, 9 mons; in household of father, Ballard T. Mills.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 396; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edgar Shrewsbury; age 18; born and living at Bud, WV; single; son of William McKinley and
Evie L. (Rhinehart) Shrewsbury; married on 14 Jul 1944 at Basin, WV; Virginia Eileen Mills; age 16;
born and living at Stephenson, WV; single; daughter of Ballard and Martha (Maynard) Mills.
3. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Virginia E. Shrewsbury; born on 13 Jul 1928; died on 28 Apr 1993; living at Colombus, Franklin Co,
OH at death; SS #299-34-2781; card issued in OH in 1956/57.


Kennis Matney

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Kennes Matney; age 19; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 18 May 1959
at Cub Creek, WV; Okie Mae Meadows; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent
of Lila Jane Matney, mother, father deceased of Kennes Matney; and Ruby and Oscar Meadows,
parents of Okie May Meadows.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Kennes Matney
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 May 1939
Birth Place: Panther, West Virginia
Death Date: 14 Nov 1992
Father: John Matney
Mother: Lihah Justice
SSN: 236606009
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Mar 1956: Name listed as KENNES MATNEY"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Patty Greene; 12 Dec 2016; maintained by Goldie.
" Kennis Matney
Birth 20 May 1939
Panther, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Nov 1992 (aged 53)
West Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 173799700"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Johnny Matney (1889-1957) & Lila Jane Justice-Matney (1900-1983).

"Brother of Julius Matney (1915-1971), Melda Matney-Bailey-Ferrell (1921-1997), Mae Matney-Vincell (1923-1987), Jacob Matney (1925-1925), Melvin Matney (B. 1927), Ruby Matney-Ferrell (1928-1998), Everett Matney, Winford Matney (B. 1930), Wayne Matney, William Mack Matney, & Mollie Matney-Riffe.

"Married to Reba Mae "Okie" Meadows-Matney (B. 1942) on May 18, 1959 in Cub Creek, McDowell County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, McDowell County, WV, 1959, Page 140, Application Date: May 11, 1959).

"Father of Jackie Lee Matney (1958-2015), Ruth "Ruthie" Ann Matney-Roberts (Deceased), Debra "Debbie" Faye Matney-Davis (1963-Deceased), James Edward Matney Sr. (1964-2016) & David Lee Matney (1972-2016)."


Reba Mae "Okie" Meadows

1. E-mail Message from Kim Muncy; 25 Mar 2011.
"...Vanover: "Ruby married Osker Meadows. Children: Reba “Okie” married Kenis Matney Noah “Junior” married Sharon Rippeth Richard married Rhonda Irene married Teddy Roberts Dora Melinda “Linda” married Dean Roberts Maggie married Cecil Roberts "Ruby’s mother’s name is Lovice not Loveless..."
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Kennes Matney; age 19; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 18 May 1959 at
Cub Creek, WV; Okie Mae Meadows; age 17; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of
Lila Jane Matney, mother, father deceased of Kennes Matney; and Ruby and Oscar Meadows,
parents of Okie May meadows.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Okie Mae Matney, 78, of Gary, West Virginia passed away September 18, 2021 at McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation. Okie was born February 18, 1943 in Iaeger, West Virginia, the daughter of Oscar Meadows and Ruby Vanover Meadows. Okie was the wife of Kennis Matney and a devoted Homemaker. Okie was preceded in death by her parents, her late husband and five children: Jackie, James and David Matney, Debbie Davis, Ruthie Roberts, as well as one grandson, James William Matney. Surviving family includes: three sisters: Linda Roberts and her husband, Dean of Welch, WV, Maggie Roberts and her husband, Cecil of Kimball, WV, Irene Roberts and husband, Teddy of Iaeger, WV; two brothers: Noah Meadows and wife, Sharon of Bradshaw, WV and Richard Meadows and wife, Pam of Princeton, WV; three grandchildren: James Akers II of Princeton, WV, Heather Morgan and husband, Josh of Pineville, WV and Kenny Oyler and wife, Jennie of Hemphill, WV; seven great grandchildren: Austin, Michael and Braiden Morgan of Pineville, WV, James Clark Akers III of Welch, WV and Alex, Shawn and Drake Oyler of Hemphill, WV as well as a host of family and friends. Graveside Services will be conducted Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, WV with Reverend Martin West officiating. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Fanning Funeral Home of Iaeger will be serving the family. Online Condolences may be made at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


Jackie Lee Matney

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jackie Lee Matney, 57,of Indian Creek , WV, passed away Tuesday, November 10,2015, in Raleigh General Hospital at Beckley, WV.

"Jackie was born May 11, 1958 in Welch, WV, a son of Okie Matney and the late Kennis Matney. He was a coal miner.

"In addition to his father he was preceded in death by one sister, Ruthie Roberts.

"Survivors include one daughter, Heather Morgan and husband Joshua of Pigeon Forge, TN; three grandchildren, Austin, Michael, and Braiden Morgan all of Pigeon Forge, TN; his mother, Okie Matney of Welch, WV; two brothers, James and David Matney both of Welch, WV; and one sister, Debbie Davis of Roderfield, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 11 o'clock with Reverend Irvin Lee officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park at Bluewell, WV...."


James Edward Matney

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"James Edward Matney, 52, of Welch, WV, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016.
James was born June 1, 1964, in Welch, WV, a son of Okie Meadows Matney and the late Kennis Matney; he was a retired coal miner.
In addition to his father he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jackie Lee Matney and David Lee Matney; two sisters, Ruth Ann Roberts and Debbie Davis; one son, James Matney Jr. "J.W."
Survivors include his mother, Okie Matney of Welch, WV.
Funeral services will be conducted, Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at 1 o'clock with Reverend Martin West officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Meadows Cemetery at Orchard Branch near Litwar, WV. ..."


David Lee Matney

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"David Lee Matney, 43, of Welch, WV, died Sunday, October 2, 2016. David was born November 26, 1972, in Welch, WV, a son of Okie Meadows Matney and the late Kennis Matney; he was a retired coal miner. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by one brother, Jackie Lee Matney and one sister, Ruth Ann Roberts. Survivors include his mother, Okie Matney of Welch, WV; one sister, Debbie Davis and husband Dennis of Roderfield, WV; and one brother, James Matney of Welch, WV. Funeral services will be conducted, Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 1 o'clock with Reverend Russell King officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Meadows Cemetery at Orchard Branch near Litwar, WV. ..."


Noah "Junior" Meadows

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #66 018196; Ancestry.com Website.
Noah Junior Meadows; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; coal miner;
living at Iaeger, WV; son of Osker and Ruby (Vanover) Meadows; married on 18 Jun 1966 in Grundy,
VA; Sharon Sue Rippeth; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
unemployed; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Ernest and Mildred Mae (Whaley) Rippeth.
2. E-mail Message from Kim Muncy; 25 Mar 2011.
"...Vanover: "Ruby married Osker Meadows. Children: Reba “Okie” married Kenis Matney Noah “Junior” married Sharon Rippeth Richard married Rhonda Irene married Teddy Roberts Dora Melinda “Linda” married Dean Roberts Maggie married Cecil Roberts "Ruby’s mother’s name is Lovice not Loveless..."


Sharon Sue Rippeth

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #66 018196; Ancestry.com Website.
Noah Junior Meadows; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; coal miner;
living at Iaeger, WV; son of Osker and Ruby (Vanover) Meadows; married on 18 Jun 1966 in Grundy,
VA; Sharon Sue Rippeth; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
unemployed; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Ernest and Mildred Mae (Whaley) Rippeth.


Richard Meadows

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #67 021364; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Meadows; age 20; born in Welch, WV; single; coal miner; living at Welch, WV; son of Oscar
and Ruby (Vanover) Meadows; married on 26 Jun 1967 in Russell Co, VA; Francine Reed; age 16;
born and living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Sampy and Martha (Blevins) Reed.
2. E-mail Message from Kim Muncy; 25 Mar 2011.
"...Vanover: "Ruby married Osker Meadows. Children: Reba “Okie” married Kenis Matney Noah “Junior” married Sharon Rippeth Richard married Rhonda Irene married Teddy Roberts Dora Melinda “Linda” married Dean Roberts Maggie married Cecil Roberts "Ruby’s mother’s name is Lovice not Loveless..."