McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William David Stafford

1. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; 29 Nov 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"William David Stafford, 66, of Fanrock, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 26, 2008, surrounded by his loving family, at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV.
"He was born August 12, 1942 in Fanrock, WV, a son of the late John and Ruby Reed Stafford.
"David was a retired coal miner, a member of the New Hope Church on Indian Creek, and was a member of the UMWA. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
"His brother, Paul Edgar Stafford also preceded him in death.
"Survivors include his loving wife, Virginia Faye Belcher Stafford; three children, Dickie Brown and wife Carol of Plattsburgh, NY, Jerry Brown and wife Carmie of Mooresville, NC, and Greg Brown and wife Jennifer of West Palm, FL; two sisters, Sylvia Stone and husband Ted of Brookpark, OH and Judy Morgan and husband Charles of Fanrock, WV; two brothers, Ronnie Stafford and wife Helen of Daniels, WV and Johnny Stafford and wife Gwen of Columbia Station, OH; two grandchildren, Scott and wife Anika and Nicholas and wife Nicole; four great grandchildren, Scotty, Noah, Gabe, and Alexis; and a host of other loving family and friends.
"Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, November 30, 2008, at the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with Pastor Leonard Sizemore officiating. He will be laid to rest beside his parents in the Stafford Family Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. ..."


Virginia Faye Belcher

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken 17 Apr 1940; Page 191B; Image
11 of 97; Household #67.
Listed as Virginia Belcher; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Robert L. Belcher.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 299; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie Ray Brown; age 20; born in Elkham (sic?, Elkhorn/), WV; single; living at Clearfork, WV; son of
William and Nina Brown; married on 29 Nov 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Virginia Faye Belcher; age 16;
born at Cyclone, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; daughter of Robert Lee and Roxie Belcher.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Virginia Faye Belcher Stafford, 81, of Plattsburg, NY, formerly of Fanrock, WV went home to be with the
Lord on Friday October 4, 2019 at her sons home. She was born on June 26, 1938 in Cyclone, WV, a
daughter of the late Robert Lee and Roxie Aliff Belcher. In addition to her parents she was preceded in
death by her loving husband William David Stafford and six brothers Bob, Joe, Fred, Ted, Clarence and
Clyde, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survivors include her three sons Dickie
Brown and wife Carol of New York, Greg Brown and wife Janel of Florida and Jerry Brown and wife
Carmie of North Carolina; two grandchildren Scott Clausen and wife Anika and Nick Brown and wife
Nicole; four great grandchildren Scotty Clausen, Jr., Noah Clausen, Gabe Clausen and Alexis Brown; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Friday October 11th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev Tommy Knotts officiating. She will be laid to rest in Stafford Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1 PM until time of
services on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Ronald Eugene "Ronnie" Stafford

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 219; WV Archives Web Site.
Ronald Eugene Stafford; age 20; born at Capers (sic, Caples), WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV;
son of John and Ruby Stafford; married on 20 Apr 1958 at Fanrock, WV; Helen Delores Short; age 20;
born and living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of Herbert and Delta Short.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ronald E. Stafford; born on 17 Aug 1938; living at PO Box 114, Brenton, WV 24818 in 1989.


Helen Deloris Short

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 219; WV Archives Web Site.
Ronald Eugene Stafford; age 20; born at Capers (sic, Caples), WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV;
son of John and Ruby Stafford; married on 20 Apr 1958 at Fanrock, WV; Helen Delores Short; age 20;
born and living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of Herbert and Delta Short.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Helen D.Stafford; born on 22 Mar 1938; living at PO Box 114, Brenton, WV 24818 in 1992.


John R. "Johnny" Stafford

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John R. Stafford; born on 14 Dec 1944; living at living at 18566 Royalton Rd, Strongsville, OH 44316.


Gwen C.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gwen C. Stafford; born on 1 May 1948; living at 18566 Royalton Rd, Strongsville, OH 44316.


Jessie Ray Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 299; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie Ray Brown; age 20; born in Elkham (sic?, Elkhorn/), WV; single; living at Clearfork, WV; son of
William and Nina Brown; married on 29 Nov 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Virginia Faye Belcher; age 16;
born at Cyclone, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; daughter of Robert Lee and Roxie Belcher.


Virginia Faye Belcher

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken 17 Apr 1940; Page 191B; Image
11 of 97; Household #67.
Listed as Virginia Belcher; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Robert L. Belcher.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 299; WV Archives Web Site.
Jessie Ray Brown; age 20; born in Elkham (sic?, Elkhorn/), WV; single; living at Clearfork, WV; son of
William and Nina Brown; married on 29 Nov 1954 at Hatcher, WV; Virginia Faye Belcher; age 16;
born at Cyclone, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; daughter of Robert Lee and Roxie Belcher.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Virginia Faye Belcher Stafford, 81, of Plattsburg, NY, formerly of Fanrock, WV went home to be with the
Lord on Friday October 4, 2019 at her sons home. She was born on June 26, 1938 in Cyclone, WV, a
daughter of the late Robert Lee and Roxie Aliff Belcher. In addition to her parents she was preceded in
death by her loving husband William David Stafford and six brothers Bob, Joe, Fred, Ted, Clarence and
Clyde, she was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Survivors include her three sons Dickie
Brown and wife Carol of New York, Greg Brown and wife Janel of Florida and Jerry Brown and wife
Carmie of North Carolina; two grandchildren Scott Clausen and wife Anika and Nick Brown and wife
Nicole; four great grandchildren Scotty Clausen, Jr., Noah Clausen, Gabe Clausen and Alexis Brown; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Friday October 11th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev Tommy Knotts officiating. She will be laid to rest in Stafford Cemetery, Fanrock, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1 PM until time of
services on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served
by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Charles Stafford

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; Trent;E.D. 55-1; taken on 9 May 1940; Page 19A;
Image 41 of 49; Household #290.
Listed as Charles Stafford; age 8; born in WV; attending school; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household
of father, Ottoway Stafford.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 2 Feb 2005, newspaper Obit for brother, Harry L.
Stafford, Sr.
Charles Stafford; survives brother in death.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 244; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Stafford; age 21; born at Fanrock, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Ott and
Margaret Stafford; married on 13 Dec 1952 at Oceana, WV; Shirley Ann Miller; age 16; born at
Mallory, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; daughter of Arthur and Essie Miller.


Shirley Ann Miller

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 244; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Stafford; age 21; born at Fanrock, WV; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Ott and
Margaret Stafford; married on 13 Dec 1952 at Oceana, WV; Shirley Ann Miller; age 16; born at
Mallory, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; daughter of Arthur and Essie Miller.


Robert Kenneth"Bob" Stafford Sr

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; Trent;E.D. 55-1; taken on 9 May 1940; Page 19A;
Image 41 of 49; Household #290.
Listed as Bobby Stafford; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Ottoway Stafford.
2. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV; Wednesday, 2 Feb 2005, newspaper Obit for brother, Harry L.
Stafford, Sr.
Bob Stafford; survives brother in death.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Kenneth Stafford; age 21; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Ott and
Margaret Stafford; married on 2 May 1957 at Baileysville, WV; Naomi Ruth Johnson; age 17; born
and living at Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Sam and Ida Johnson.
4. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert K. Stafford, Sr; born on 4 Dec 1935; living at PO Box 39, Fanrock, WV 24834 in 1984.


Naomi Ruth"Boots" Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Kenneth Stafford; age 21; born at Baileysville, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of Ott
and Margaret Stafford; married on 2 May 1957 at Baileysville, WV; Naomi Ruth Johnson; age 17;
born and living at Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Sam and Ida Johnson.
2. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Naomi Stafford; born on 24 Feb 1940; living at PO Box 39, Fanrock, WV 24834 in 1988.