McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Henry Workman

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1910, Page 266B, Family #116.
Listed as Henry Workman, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Gordon B. Workman.
2. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; taken on 17 Jan 1920; Page 234B; Image 20 of
36; Family #172/173.
Listed as Henry Workman; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, Gordon Workman.
3. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 190B, Famiy #80.
Listed as Henry Workman, age 21, born in WV, in household of father, Gordon Workman.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 330; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Workman; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; married on 27 Feb 1933
at Cyclone, WV; Esther Brown; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; daughter
of Mahulda Workman (sic, Lusk Brown).
5. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page 199A;
Image 25 of 96; Household #168.
Listed as Henry Workman; age 32; born in WV; married; 3rd grade education; lived in place on 1
Apr 1935; shoots coal in mine; head of household.


Esther Brown

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 23 Jan 1920, Page 238B, Family #244.
Listed as Esther Brown, age 5, born in WV, in household of father, James T. Brown.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 190A, Famiy #70.
Listed as Esther Brown, age 20 (sic, 15), born in WV, widow, in household of brother, Elva Brown.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 330; WV Archives Web Site.
Henry Workman; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; married on 27 Feb 1933
at Cyclone, WV; Esther Brown; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Cyclone, WV; daughter
of Mahulda Workman (sic, Lusk Brown).
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page 199A;
Image 25 of 96; Household #168.
Listed as Esther Workman; age 30; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in place on 1
Apr 1935; in household of husband, Henry Workman.
5. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Esther Workman; born 14 Aug 1914; died in Mar 1983; last residence, Cyclone, Wyoming Co, WV
24827; SS#235-96-5040; card issued in WV in 1973.


James Workman

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page 199A;
Image 25 of 96; Household #168.
Listed as James Workman; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Workman.


Joseph Seldon Workman

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #11481; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph Seldon Workman; age 3 mons, 29 days; born 15 Apr 1940 at Cyclone, WV; son of Henry
Ester (Brown) Workman; died 14 Aug 1940 at Cyclone, WV; from "probably cholera from father's
description"; bured 15 Aug 1940 in Brown Cemetery, Cyclone, WV; informant, Henry Workman,
Cyclone.


Travis Marvin Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 109; WV Archives Web Site.
Travis Lusk; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Marvin and Winnie Lusk; married
on 3 Apr 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Justine Workman; age 19; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Henry and Ester Workman.
2. "Message Boards"; Lusks of Wyoming Co, WV; Ancestry.com Web Site; posted obit; source
unknown. (Probably "The Register Herald" , Beckley, WV)
"CYCLONE - Travis Marvin Lusk, departed this life Saturday, April 14, 2007, at the age of 71 years, nine months, and 27 days, at Raleigh General Hospital, following a short illness. "Born June 18, 1935, at Huff Creek. He was the son of the late Marvin and Winnie Brown Lusk. "Mr. Lusk was a retired coal miner having worked 361?2 years at Peabody Coal Company. He joined Cyclone Church of God on July 5, 1970 and became a deacon in January 31, 1971. On July 22, 1970, Brother Travis seconded a motion to start organizing Sunday School in the church. Also, the date of church homecoming was the first Sunday in August dated also in this meeting. He loved his church and the people in the church. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on lawnmowers. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Justine Workman Lusk; and two grandchildren, Kimberly and Kevin Lusk. "Those left to cherish his memory are a son, Exel Lusk and his wife Brenda of Cyclone; a daughter, Reva Gibson and her husband Kurt of Cyclone; a granddaughter whom he raised, Pamela Smith and her husband Ricky of Cyclone; six brothers, Terry Lusk and his wife Pearl, Sebert Lusk and his wife Drema, Earless Lusk and his wife Latha, Larry Lusk and his wife Patsy, Argel Lusk and his wife Sharon, and Rev. Jackie Lusk and his wife Lessie, all of Cyclone; a sister, Wanda Bailey of Cyclone; two grandchildren, Kenneth Gibson and his wife Donna of Brandywine and Brian Lusk and his wife Tonia of Cyclone; eight great grandchildren, Kelsey Lusk, Briana Robertston, Ricky T. Smith, Emma Gibson, Timothy Maynor, Aaron Irick, Matthew Lusk, and Isaac Lusk; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. "A celebration of Travis’s life will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cyclone Church of God, with the Rev. Kennis Lusk and the Rev. Darrell Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Brown Cemetery, Cyclone..."


Justine Workman

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page 199A;
Image 25 of 96; Household #168.
Listed as Justine Workman; age 6; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Henry Workman.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 109; WV Archives Web Site.
Travis Lusk; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Marvin and Winnie Lusk; married
on 3 Apr 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Justine Workman; age 19; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Henry and Ester Workman.


Richard L. Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard L. Lusk; age 20; born at Spanishburg, WV; single; living at Covel, WV; son of Arthur and Litha
Lusk; married on 5 Feb 1955 at Pineville, WV; Madeline Johnson; age 15; born in Manchester,
England; single; living at Covel, WV; daughter of John Spencer and Eileen Johnson.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963); Page 308; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard L. Lusk; age 29; born and living at Covel, WV; divorced; son of Arthur and Litha Lusk; married
on 23 Dec 1963 at Pineville, WV; Margaret Ann Montrosse; age 16; born at ____; single; living at
Covel, WV; daughter of Samuel and Helen Montrosse.


Madeline Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard L. Lusk; age 20; born at Spanishburg, WV; single; living at Covel, WV; son of Arthur and Litha
Lusk; married on 5 Feb 1955 at Pineville, WV; Madeline Johnson; age 15; born in Manchester,
England; single; living at Covel, WV; daughter of John Spencer and Eileen Johnson.


Sherdian Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Sherdon Lusk; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Creed and Merlie Lusk; married
on 10 Dec 1955 at Hatcher, WV; Tinie Rose Osborne; age 16; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Willie and Cora Osborne.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 293; WV Archives Web Site.
Sherdian Lusk; age 23; born and living at Cyclone, WV; divorced; son of Creed and Merlie Lusk;
married on 19 Jan 1962 at Cyclone, WV; Oma Brown; age 25; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Lacy and Minnie Brown.


Tinie Rose Osborne

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Sherdon Lusk; age 18; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Creed and Merlie Lusk; married
on 10 Dec 1955 at Hatcher, WV; Tinie Rose Osborne; age 16; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Willie and Cora Osborne.


Monterville Lusk

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barkers Ridge District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 129A,
Family #377.
Listed as Monterville Lusk, age 9 mons, born in WV, in household of father, Walter L. Lusk.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 379; WV Archives Web Site.
Monterville Lusk; age 25; born and living at Herndon, WV; single; son of Walter and Polly Jane Lusk;
married on 19 Mar 1955 at Mtoaka, WV; Marie Snyder; age 16; born at Corinne, WV; single; living at
Bud, WV; daughter of Ire W. and Mary Snyder.


Alice Marie Snyder

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 379; WV Archives Web Site.
Monterville Lusk; age 25; born and living at Herndon, WV; single; son of Walter and Polly Jane Lusk;
married on 19 Mar 1955 at Mtoaka, WV; Marie Snyder; age 16; born at Corinne, WV; single; living at
Bud, WV; daughter of Ire W. and Mary Snyder.


Raymond L. Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 103; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond L. Lusk; age 23; born at Lorado, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Virgil Blaine
and Alpha Mae Lusk; married on 1 Jan 1956 at Oceana, WV; Jewell Whitten; age 18; born at Genoa,
WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Frank and Rachel (Webb) Whitten.


Jewell Whitten

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 103; WV Archives Web Site.
Raymond L. Lusk; age 23; born at Lorado, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Virgil Blaine
and Alpha Mae Lusk; married on 1 Jan 1956 at Oceana, WV; Jewell Whitten; age 18; born at Genoa,
WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Frank and Rachel (Webb) Whitten.


Exel Terry Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Terry Lusk; age 17; born and living at Cyclone WV; single; son of Marvin and Winnie Lusk; married on
18 Apr 1955 at Hatcher, WV; Pearl Workman; age 19; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; daughter
of Henry and Ester Workman.


Pearl M. Workman

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 26 Apr 1940; Page 199A;
Image 25 of 96; Household #168.
Listed as Pearl Workman; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Henry Workman.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Terry Lusk; age 17; born and living at Cyclone WV; single; son of Marvin and Winnie Lusk; married
on 18 Apr 1955 at Hatcher, WV; Pearl Workman; age 19; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single;
daughter of Henry and Ester Workman.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 4 Mar 2008; Newspaper Obit; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"CYCLONE - Pearl M. Lusk, 72, of Cyclone went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 2, 2008, from Logan Regional Medical Center following a long illness. She was born Feb. 3, 1936, at Cyclone, a daughter of the late Henry and Esther Brown Workman. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Worley Workman and Joseph Seldon Workman; one sister, Justine Lusk; one granddaughter, Anna Paynter; two sons-in-law, Forrest Sams and Richard Paynter. "Mrs. Lusk was a school bus driver for 18 years who retired from the Wyoming County Board of Education. She was also a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. Pearl?s favorite hobbies were hunting, fishing, and gardening. She was a member of the Cyclone Church of God and also attended the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. Pearl was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. "Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 52 years, Terry Lusk of Cyclone; seven children, Terri Sams at home, Mickey Lusk and his wife, Patsy, Margie Boothe and her husband, Lonnie, Kathleen Tilley and her husband, Robert, Rodney Lusk and his wife, Wanda, and Kathy Sams, all of Cyclone, and Anna Lusk and her husband, Jerry, of Princeton; two brothers, Charles Workman and Joe Workman, both of Cyclone; 12 grandchildren, Aaron, Tina, Henry, Ronnie, Ben, Lane, Eric, Rocky, Marshella, Rolo, Kyleisha, Cheyanna; six great-grandchildren, Blake, Katelynn, Jerid, Bre?andon, Shayla, and Jaiden; along with a host of other family and friends. "Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church at Main Huff with Rev. Ricky Lusk and Rev. Jackie Lusk officiating. Burial will follow in Brown?s Cemetery at Cyclone..."


Carlos Earl Lusk

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 194; WV Archives Web Site.
Carles Earl Lusk; age 21; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Drewry and Lunda Lusk;
married on 12 May 1956 at Hatcher, WV; Delore Jean Belcher; age 16; born at Cyclone, WV; single;
living at Hatcher, WV; daughter of Albert and Elsie Belcher.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 27 Feb 2000; Newspaper Obit.
"Carless E. Lusk "OCEANA - Carless E. Lusk, 65, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, at his residence following a short illness. "Born May 9, 1934, in Cyclone, he was a son of the late Drewey and Lundy Cook Lusk. "Mr. Lusk was a lifelong resident of Wyoming County. He worked 32 years for Eastern Associated Coal at Kopperston, where he was a member of Local Union 7604. He was a member of Oceana United Methodist Church, where he served on the finance committee and sang in the church choir. "He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lewis and Cornelius Lusk and Oakey and Helen Cook, and a brother, Larry Lusk. "Survivors include his wife, Easter Cook Lusk; a son, Randy Lusk of Charlotte, N.C.; two daughters, Debby Brunty and her husband, Guy, of Kopperston and Nancy Rust and her husband, Richard, of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; five grandchildren, Tiffany, Trey and Paige Brunty, all of Kopperston, and Amy and Abby Rust of Port St. Lucie; a brother, James Lusk and his wife, Beulah, of Cyclone; two sisters, Charlotte Osborne and her husband, Minnis, and Joyce Bailey and her husband, Darrell, all of Cyclone; two half sisters, Lena Osborne of Seth and Alice Murphy of Greenwood, Del.; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. "Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Oceana United Methodist Church with the Revs. Chalmer Abrams and Charles Garvey officiating. Entombment will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny..."


Delores Jean Belcher

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 194; WV Archives Web Site.
Carles Earl Lusk; age 21; born and living at Cyclone, WV; single; son of Drewry and Lunda Lusk;
married on 12 May 1956 at Hatcher, WV; Delore Jean Belcher; age 16; born at Cyclone, WV; single;
living at Hatcher, WV; daughter of Albert and Elsie Belcher.
2. Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Facebook Posted Obit.
"KOPPERSTON - Delores "Jean" Smith 74, departed this life Sunday, May 4, 2014, following a long illness.

"Born June 20, 1939, in Cyclone she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Elsie Pearl Belcher.

"Jean was a homemaker, a member of Sunrise Baptist Church, enjoyed crocheting and loved working puzzles. But most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Norma Bryant.

"Those left to cherish her memory are two sons, Randy Lusk of Charlotte, NC., and Roman Smith of Welch; two daughters, Debbie Hall and husband, Ron of Crouches Farm and Ronica Cockrell and husband, Tim of Welch; two sisters, Phyllis Hendricks of Maryland and Carolyn Gillespie of Foster; five grandchildren, Tiffany Cook, Trey Brunty, Paige Walker, Dalton Price and Malachi Cockrell; four great-grandchildren, Alex Brunty, Gavin Cook, Rylee Walker and Karlee Walker; and a host of family and friends.

"A memorial service will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, Adam Toler Memorial Chapel with Rev. Oza Mullens, Jr. officiating.

"In keeping with Jean’s wishes her body was cremated..."


Peggy Lou Cook

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Thursday 26 May 2005, newspaper Obit of father, James Otis
Cooke.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Larry M. Plaster; age 18; born at Oceana, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Millard P. (sic F.)
and Anna L. Plaster; married on 20 Aug 1961 at Cyclone, WV; Peggy Lou Cook; age 16; born and
living at Kopperston, WV; single; daughter of James Otis and Lucille Cook.
3. Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Facebook Posted Obit.
"OCEANA-Peggy Lou Cook Blackburn 68, walked through Heaven's gate meeting family members awaiting her arrival on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Bowers Hospice House.

"Born October 13, 1945 in Kopperston, she was the daughter of the late James Otis and Lucille Goddard Cook.

"Peggy was administrative assistant for Otis Cook Motor Sales, member and former president of A.B.W., member of Oceana Women's Club, a member of Toneda Missionary Baptist Church where she served as pianist and piano teacher and was an interior decorator. She also enjoyed gardening and animals. Peggy was a loving and nurturing mother and "Mimi".

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Blackburn; and an infant daughter, Angela Dawn Blackburn.

"Those left to cherish her memory are a son, Vernon Blackburn and wife, Trisha of Hendersonville, TN.; a daughter, Toni Stewart and husband, Ralph of Oceana; a brother, Donnie Cook and wife, Patricia of Radford, VA.; a sister-in-law, Sharon Blankenship of Oceana; three grandchildren, Marina and Cody Lee Stewart and Shania Blackburn; three nephews, Jim Cook and wife, Dawn of Oceana, Rodney Cook and wife, Lisa of Flatwoods, and Donald Cook, II and wife, Tara of Bristol, TN.; three nieces, Shane Cook Hawk and husband, Darrin of Greenville, SC., Melissa Stump of Dublin, VA., and Melissa Childress and husband, Rod of Holden Beach, NC.; and a host of family and friends.

"A celebration of Peggy's life will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Toneda Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. James Hamrick and Rev. Jerry Cook officiating. Peggy will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV...".