McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Lester Brice "Buddy" Allen Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Gary; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 71B; Image 6 of
78; Family #38/43.
Listed as Brice Allen; age 4 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Lester B. Allen..
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 471; WV Archives Web Site.
Lester Brice Allen, Jr; age 27; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Gary, WV; married on 26 Dec
1952 at Roderfield, WV; Thelma Maried Dishorne Davis; age 21; born at Elbert, WV; dvorced;
living at Welch, WV.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lester B. “Buddy” Allen Jr, 93, of Gary, WV, Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Charleston Area Medical Center Memorial Division. Born July 9, 1925, in Gary WV, he was the son of the late Lester B. Allen Sr and Blanche D. Roark Allen.

"He was a resident of Gary all of his life. He retired from U.S. Steel Gary after forty and one half years; where he worked as a carpenter. He was of the Protestant faith. He was a Veteran of World War II; serving in the Marine Corps for four years. He was an avid bowler. He and his wife traveled to many states participating in tournaments, where they won many trophies. He was a member of the U.M.W.A. and American Legion Post 38 of Gary, WV.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, his wife Thelma Marie Dishorne Allen, one daughter, Carolyn Alice Allen Lusk, one son in law Roy C. Lusk.
Survivors include, one sister, Mary Lou Reed of Gary WV, two brothers, Fred Allen of Vancebury KY, Dewey E. Allen and wife Kay of Morganton N.C., one brother-in-law, Oscar Dykes, one granddaughter, Deborah M. Lusk Bosworth, one great grandson, Evan Ray Myles, two great-granddaughters, Jennifer and Shianne Myles, one great great granddaughter.

"Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, November 9, 2018, at 1 P.M. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV, with Pastor Tim Akers officiating; burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV..."


Thelma Marie Dishorne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 163; WV Archives Web Site.
Earlie Carr; age 21; born in Wheelwright, KY; singe; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 11 Feb
1946 at Welch, WV; Thelma Myree Dishorne; age 18; born at Gary, WV; single; living at
Roderfield, WV; with consent of Beulah Mae Severt, mother of Thelma Myree Dishorne.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 471; WV Archives Web Site.
Lester Brice Allen, Jr; age 27; born at Gary, WV; single; living at Gary, WV; married on 26 Dec
1952 at Roderfield, WV; Thelma Marie Dishorne Davis; age 21; born at Elbert, WV; divorced;
living at Welch, WV.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Thelma Marie Dishorne Allen, age 80, of Gary, WV
passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Bluefield
Regional Medical Center. Born January 22, 1932, in
Gary, WV. She was the daughter of the late Authur
and Birtie Severt Dishorne.
"Thelma was an active bowler for 30 plus years at
Landmark Lanes in Welch, WV, competing in
tournaments all over the country. She was also a
volunteer at Stevens Clinic Hospital.
"Preceeded the death by in addition to her parents, her
daughter: Carolyn Alice Allen Lusk and son-in-law,
Roy C. Lusk of Alabama.
"She leaves behind to cherish her memory her
husband of 59 years, Lester B. (Bud) Allen, Jr. of
Gary, WV, one granddaughter: Deborah M. Lusk
Bosworth and husband, Christopher Bosworth of
Tennessee. One great grandson, Evan Ray Myles of
Ft. Hood, Texas, two great granddaughters: Jennifer
E. Myles and Shianne M. Myles of Tennessee. Two
step great grandchildren: Cody and Krysta Bosworth
of Utah. One brother: Oscar Dykes of Virginia and a
host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other loving
relatives and friends.
"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 23,
2012 at 12 noon from the Fanning Funeral Home
Chapel in Welch, WV with Rev. Timothy E. Akers,
officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial
Park, in Bluewell, WV..."


James Howard Stewart

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1968); Page 109; WV Archives Web Site.
James Howard Stewart; age 25; born on 29 May 1943 at Jesse, WV; divorced; living at Hemphill, WV;
son of Benton and Virginia (Scott) Stewart; married on 6 Jun 1968 at Hemphill, WV; Pamela Dru Lusk;
age 17; born on 28 Aug 1950 at Welch, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter of Estel Lee and
Kathryn (Fruia) Lusk.


Pamela Dru Lusk

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Book #__(1968); Page 109; WV Archives Web Site.
James Howard Stewart; age 25; born on 29 May 1943 at Jesse, WV; divorced; living at Hemphill, WV;
son of Benton and Virginia (Scott) Stewart; married on 6 Jun 1968 at Hemphill, WV; Pamela Dru Lusk;
age 17; born on 28 Aug 1950 at Welch, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter of Estel Lee and
Kathryn (Fruia) Lusk.


Exel Terry Lusk

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Exel Terry Lusk; born 17 Sep 1954; living at PO Box 261, Cyclone, WV
from 1 Jun 1986 to13 Nov 2000.


Charles Curtis Gibson

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Charles Curtis Gibson; born 14 Feb 1956; living at PO Box 453, Cyclone, WV from
1 Nov 1991 to 13 Nov 2000.


Reva Sue Lusk

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Reva Sue Gibson; born 24 Aug 1959; living at PO Box 453, Cyclone, WV from
1 Nov 1991 to 13 Nov 2000.


Keith E. Workman

1. US Public Records Index; LDS Web Site.
Keith E. Workman; born 23 Sep 1960; living at PO Box 70, Cyclone, WV 24827 on 17 Jul 2001.


Thurman Jerrell Belcher

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Thermon Jerrell Belcher; age 20; born on 8 May 1944 at Kimball, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV;
son of Leonard and Virgie (Lane) Belcher; married on 6 Jun 1964 at Superior, WV; Peggy lee Lusk;
age 19; born on 17 Feb 1945 at Algoma, WV; single; living at Algoma, WV; daughter of Emmer and
Irene (Hall) Lusk; with consent of Leonard and Virgie Belcher, parents of Thermon Jerrell Belcher;
and Emmer and Irene Zelma Lusk, parents of Peggy Lee Lusk.


Peggy Lee Lusk

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 87; WV Archives Web Site.
Thermon Jerrell Belcher; age 20; born on 8 May 1944 at Kimball, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV;
son of Leonard and Virgie (Lane) Belcher; married on 6 Jun 1964 at Superior, WV; Peggy lee Lusk;
age 19; born on 17 Feb 1945 at Algoma, WV; single; living at Algoma, WV; daughter of Emmer and
Irene (Hall) Lusk; with consent of Leonard and Virgie Belcher, parents of Thermon Jerrell Belcher;
and Emmer and Irene Zelma Lusk, parents of Peggy Lee Lusk.


Orlo Burk Young

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Orlo Burk Ypung; age 54; born at Hemphill, WV; living at P.O. Box 85, Hemphill, WV; divorced;
married on 5 Oct 1962 at Roderfield, WV; Kathyrn Ella Lusk; age 41; born at Davy, WV; divorced;
living at Hemphill, WV.
2. Orlo Young; born on 2 Nov 1907 ; died in Oct 1980; last residence, Hemphill, McDowell Co, WV;
SS# 236-05-1060; card issued in WV before 1951.


Kathyrn Ella Fruia

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 78A; Image 27
of 48; Family #242/248.
Listed as Kathern Fruia; age 9; born in WV; in household of father, James V. Fruia.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 138; WV Archives Web Site.
Orlo Burk Ypung; age 54; born at Hemphill, WV; living at P.O. Box 85, Hemphill, WV; divorced;
married on 5 Oct 1962 at Roderfield, WV; Kathyrn Ella Lusk; age 41; born at Davy, WV; divorced;
living at Hemphill, WV.
3. "US Public Records Index, Vol 2"; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kathyrn Young; born on 30 Apr 1921; living at P.O. Box 85, Hemphill, WV 24842.


Joseph Thomas "Joe" Fruia

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 17 Apr 1930; Page 78A; Image 27
of 48; Family #242/248.
Listed as Joe Fruia; age 2 yrs, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James V. Fruia.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 265; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Thomas Fruia; age 22; born at Davy WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; married on 23 Aug
1947 at Hensley, WV; Kathleen Lambert; age 18; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV;
with consent of Sylvania Lambert, mother of Kathleen Lambert.
3. 1950 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Davy; taken 4 Apr 1950; Sheet number 9; Dwelling #61.
Listed as Joe T. Fruia; age 24; born in WV; married; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.
4. Kanawha Co, WV; Death Certificate; Book #20; Page 3; WV Archives, Web Site.
Joe Thomas Fruica; age 40; born on 28 Apr 1925 at Davy, WV; coal miner; living at Tams, WV; son of
Jim and Kansas (Justice) Fruia; died on 31 Aug 1966 in the Charleston General Hospital, Charleston,
Kanawha Co, WV; from cerebral contusion and laceration suffered in ar wreck on highway in Raleigh
Co, WV; buried on 2 Sep 1966 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant, Kathleen Fruia, Tams,
WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Feb 2014.
Joseph T. "Joe" Fruia; born 28 Apr 1925; died 31 Aug 1966; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Kathleen R. Lambert

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Premier; taken 15 Apr 1940; Page 788A;
E D # 24-40; Image 15 of 36; Household #93.
Listed as Kathleen Lambert; age 11; born in WV; 3rd grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Franklin Lambert.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 265; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Thomas Fruia; age 22; born at Davy WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; married on 23 Aug
1947 at Hensley, WV; Kathleen Lambert; age 18; born at Davy, WV; single; living at Twin Branch,
WV; with consent of Sylvania Lambert, mother of Kathleen Lambert.
3. 1950 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Davy; taken 4 Apr 1950; Sheet number 9; Dwelling #61.
Listed as Kathleen R. Fruia; age 21; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Joseph T. Fruia.