McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Dorcas Dayton Dodson Jr

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 111; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorcas Dodson, Jr; age 26; born 2 Nov 1927 at True, WV; living at White Oak, WV; son of D.D.
and Sybil Dodson; married on 24 May 1955 at Beckley, WV; Mary Ann Farmer; age 25; born Jul 20
at Blue Jay, WV; living at East Beckley, WV; daughter of Edgar and Minnie Farmer.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 4 Jul 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"Dorcas Dayton Dodson Jr., 78, of Prosperity, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2006, of a short-term illness.

"Born on Nov. 2, 1927, at Hinton, he was the son of the late Dorcas Dodson Sr. and Sybil Dodson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Dodson; son, Allen Dodson; and brother, Johnny Dodson.

"He was a former employee of the Board of Education and retired from the Department of Natural Resources. He enjoyed spending time with his family and special sister-in-law, Lillian Lane.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his children; Marie Thornquest and husband, Rusty, of Maple Fork; Doris Dodson of Prosperity; Dorcas Dodson and wife, Teresa, of Sandbranch; Edgar Dodson and Darlene Short of Prosperity; Randy Dodson and wife, B.J., of Maple Fork; Gary Dodson and wife, Jill, of Beckley; Sharon Holdren and husband, David, of Shady Spring, Carla Jarrell and husband, Greg, of Mt. Airy, NC; Ricky Dodson and Norma Massey of Bradley; Phyllis Dodson and Timmy Cook of Beckley; Robert Dodson and fiancee, Renee Allen, of Beckley; 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Also survived by four brothers, Norman Dodson of Beckley, James Dodson of Cool Ridge, Marvin Dodson of Cambellton, FL, and Ronald Dodson of Chestertown, MD; two sisters; Helen Bennett of Dobson, NC, and Evelyn Hatcher of Smithfield, VA.

"Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2006, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home with the Rev. Buzzie Keller officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens...."


Mary Ann Farmer

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 111; WV Archives Web Site.
Dorcas Dodson, Jr; age 26; born 2 Nov 1927 at True, WV; living at White Oak, WV; son of D.D.
and Sybil Dodson; married on 24 May 1955 at Beckley, WV; Mary Ann Farmer; age 25; born Jul 20
at Blue Jay, WV; living at East Beckley, WV; daughter of Edgar and Minnie Farmer.


Thomas D. Billings

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas D. Billings; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of James
Arthur and Ella Billings; married on 5 Aug 1961 at Pierpoint, WV; Nancy Lee Radford; age 16; born
in WV; single; living at Harmco, WV; daughter of Byrd James and Margaret Ellen Radford.


Nancy Lee Radford

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 158; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas D. Billings; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of James
Arthur and Ella Billings; married on 5 Aug 1961 at Pierpoint, WV; Nancy Lee Radford; age 16; born
in WV; single; living at Harmco, WV; daughter of Byrd James and Margaret Ellen Radford.


Arthur Billings

1. "The Register herald"; Beckley, WV; Monday, 16 May 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"MULLENS — Arthur Billings, 48, of Mullens went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness.

"Born November 16, 1962, in Mullens, he was the son of Thomas D. Billings, Sr., and the late Nancy Lee Radford Billings.

"Arthur was a mechanic, a lifetime member of the Primitive Baptist faith, a member of the Camp Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Camp Creek, a lifelong resident of Mullens, and was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

"In addition to his mother he is also preceded in death by his brother, Lige Billings; and a brother-in-law, Richard Wayne Craigo.

"In addition to his father, those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Kim Yvonne Billings; two sons, Jaromy Allen Billings and Eric Arthur Billings and his fiancée, Tabitha Whitt, all of Mullens; one daughter, Tiffany Nicole Chaffin and her husband, Michael Craigo, of Fort Campbell, KY; four grandchildren, Hannah Nicole Cable, Justin Michael Chaffin, Arianna Marie Chaffin, and Aiden Weslee Craigo; one brother, Thomas D. Billings, Jr., and his wife, Sherry, of Mullens; three sisters, Cynthia Caroline Adkins and her husband, Glen, of Herndon, Donna Marie Craigo of Mullens, and Juanita Elizabeth Billings of Alpoca; two special sisters-in-law, Rhonda Sue Billings of Mullens and Ramona Brown of Alpoca; 11 nieces and nephews, Roger, Beth, Mikel Luke, Sherry, T.J., Ashley, Coty, Brian, Michael, Adam, and Petey; and a host of family and friends ever near.

"Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Jerry McGrady and Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in Pierpoint Cemetery, Pierpoint...."


Christine Harrington

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 591; WV Archives Web Site.
Seldon Cook; age 27; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living in Oceana, WV; son of George and
Dora Cook; married on 15 Feb 1939 at Oceana, WV; Christine Harrington, age 18; born at Island, KY;
single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of B.N. and Bessie Harrington.


Arch Jesse Fuller Sr

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Fuller and Gracie Estep began a license application on 15 Feb 1924 which only had their
names, date and signature of the County Clerk, Riley Varney, completed. There is no other information
on their application.
2. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arch Fuller; born on 17 Sep 1902; died in Mar 1982; last residence, Marianna, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 235-07-6465; card issued in WV before 1951.


Grace Estep

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 140; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Fuller and Gracie Estep began a license application on 15 Feb 1924 which only had their
names, date and signature of the County Clerk, Riley Varney, completed. There is no other information
on their application.
2. Social Security death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Grace Fuller; born on 10 Jan 1904; died in Aug 1974; last residence, Marianna, Wyoming Co, WV;
SS # 233-96-6217; card issued in WV in 1973.


Robert Andrew "Bob" Hosch Sr

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Hosch; born on 19 Jan 1924; living at General Delivery, Pineville, WV 24859
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert A. Hosch; born on 19 Jan 1924; died on 26 Apr 1989; last residence Pineville, Wyoming Co,
WV; SS # 257-30-7980; card issued in GA before 1951.


Thelma Virginia Fuller

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thelma V. Hosch; born on ______; living at Des Moines Ave, Pineville, WV 24874
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 11 May 2011; Newspaper Obit.
"PINEVILLE — Thelma Virginia Hosch, 86, of Pineville, died Monday, May 9, 2011, at home following a short illness. "Born Nov. 23, 1924, at Crum, she was the daughter of the late Arch Jess and Grace Estep Fuller. "A 50-year resident of Pineville, she was a homemaker and attended the Pineville Church of the Nazarene. Prior to her marriage in 1944, she worked on an assembly line in a war-time plant near Washington, D.C., when she met her soon-to-be husband, Bob "Thelma was the caring, oldest sibling to nine brothers and sisters. A loving mother to five children and was affectionately known as “Granny Hosch” by 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. She thoughtfully recognized each of her 32 “children” at Christmas, on their birthdays and wedding anniversaries. "In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Andrew “Bob” Hosch Sr. on April 26, 1989; three brothers, Archie Jess “Buddy” Fuller, Jimmy Fuller and Jerry Ray Fuller; a sister, Eunice Dalton; and two grandchildren, Keith and Tabitha Hosch. "Survivors include four sons, Robert A. “Andy” Hosch and his wife, Linda, of Bolt, Ronald Steven Hosch and his wife, Sheena, of Marion, Ky., Richard Dana Hosch and his wife, India, of Beckley and Russell Kevin Hosch and his wife, Susan, of Rio Rancho, New Mexico; a daughter, Theresa Lynn Green and her husband, Steve, of Pineville; her grandchildren, Andrea, Dawn, John, Shelly, James, Joel, Joey and Melisa; great-grandchildren, A.J., Eric, Izzy, Isabela, Brett, Katelyn, Addison, Gavin, Wesley, Amaya, Bobby, Mattie, Lizzie, Noah, Hunter, Molly and Parker; and her siblings, Iva Morris and her husband, Tom, of Clendenin, Pat Staab and her husband, Ken, of Merry Hill, N.C., Evonne Hill and her husband, Lewis, of San Antonio, Texas, Grace Roberts and her husband, Charles, of Huntington and Harry Fuller and his wife, Barbara, of Lost Creek. "A celebration of Thelma’s life will be 1 p. m., Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with Rev. Matthew Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Joseph Steve Green Sr

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Steve J. Green; born on 17 Mar 1954; living at PO Box 1195, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.


Theresa Lynn Hosch

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Theresa L. Green; born on 11 Jan 1956; living at PO Box 1195, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.


Joseph Steve "Joey" Green Jr

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joseph Steve Green; born on 9 Jun 1977; living at PO Box 1195, Pineville, WV 24874 in 1993.


Robert A. "Andy" Hosch Jr

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert A. Hosch; born on 30 Jun 1945; living at PO Box Beallair, Mathney, WV 24860.


Linda Rose

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Linda Hosch; born on 20 Sep 1952; living at PO Box Beallair, Mathney, WV 24860.


Angela Hosch

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Angela Hosch; born on 21 Jan 1976; living at PO Box Beallair, Mathney, WV 24860.


Ronald Steven Hosch

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ronald Steven Hosch; born on 13 Mar 1947; living at 911 N. Grant St, Sturgis, KY 42459 in 1993


Sheena M.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sheena M. Hosch; born on 8 dec 1946; living at 911 N. Grant St, Sturgis, KY 42459 in 1993