McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Howard James Shannon

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard James Shannon
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Twin Branch, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 1 Apr 1913
Residence: Roderfield, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Occupation: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 134
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: Christal May Shannon
Relationship to Draftee: Wife
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Howard James Shannon Self (Head)
Christal May Shannon Wife"
2. "World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945", McDowell Co, WV; Page 417; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Howard James Shannon; Corporal US Army; born 28 Apr 1913; entered service in 1943; served at Ft. Thomas,
KY; Camp Atterbury, IN; Ft. Knox, KY; camps Polk, LA and Kilmer, NJ; England, France; Germany, Belgium;
Holland, Luxembourg and Czechoslovakia; awarded three Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Vm, America;
EAME; attended Roderfield school; Protestant; son of the late M/M Maston Shannon; husband of Mrs. Criatal M.
Cline Shannon, Roderfield, WV.
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Howard Shannon
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 28 Apr 1913
Death Date: 21 Dec 1997
SSN: 233160046
Branch 1: A
Enlistment Date 1: 16 Nov 1943
Release Date 1: 30 Mar 1946"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014; maintained by Kevin Shannon.
Howard James Shannon; born 28 Apr 1913 in McDowell Co, WV; died 21 Dec 1997 at Roderfield,
McDowell Co, WV; buried here; double headstone photo shown with wife Crystal Clien Shannon;
50th wedding announcement and "Young American Patriots", McDowell Co, WV; Page 417; posted.


Crystal May "Cricket" Cline

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 3/6 Jan 1920, Page 205A, Family #21.
Listed as Crystal Cline, age 8 months, born in WV, in household of father, Albert P. Cline.
2. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefirld, WV; 14 Jan 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"Christal Cline Shannon, age 90, of Coaldale Mtn. Rd., Bramwell, formerly of Roderfield, W.Va., died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. Born April 13, 1919 in Wyoming County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Albert Cline and Judah Blankenship Cline. She was a resident of Bluefield since September 1998, residing the greater part of her life in Roderfield. She was a member of the Big Sandy Church of God. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard Shannon in 1997; one son, Wendell Shannon; two brothers, Connie Cline and James Wannie Cline; one half brother, Rhannis Cline; four sisters, Mary Cline Spratt, Janice Cline Toler, Athleen and Kathleen Cline; and two half sisters, Helen Cline Moore and Corrine Cline. Survivors include three half brothers, Tommy Cline of Verner, W.Va., Albert Cline, Jr. of Robinette, W.Va., and Larry David Cline of Bramwell, W.Va.; two half sisters, Josephine Blankenship of Statesville, N.C. and Zelda Justice of Justice, W.Va.; one granddaughter, Heather Shannon of Columbus, Ohio.Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 12:00 noon January 15, 2010 from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch. Burial will follow at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield, W.Va..."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 23 Nov 2016
Christal Cline Shannon; born 13 Apr 1919; died 12 Jan 2010; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
husband, Howard J. Shannon; 50th anniversary announcement posted.


Opal Walls

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 145A; Image 13
of 18; Family #102/102.
Listed as Opal Walls; age 1 yr 2 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Leander Walls.


Keevin H. Walls

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Keevin H. Walls; born 19 Nov 1954; living at PO Box 262, Gilbert, WV 25621 in 1993.


Joann R.

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joann R. Walls; born 18 Jan 1952; living at PO Box 262, Gilbert, WV 25621 in 1993.


Howard W. Cooper

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Howard W. Cooper; born 9 Dec 1952; living at PO Box 148, Varney, WV 25696 in 1993.


Marcella K. Walls

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Marcella K. Cooper; born 12 Dec 1956; living at PO Box 148, Varney, WV 25696 in 1993.


Roger Dale Fitch

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roger Dale Fitch; born 26 Feb 1958; living at 1951 25th, Gilbert, WV 25621.


Pamela F. Walls

1. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Pamela F. Fitch; born 26 Jun 1960; living at RR 80, POB 721, Gilbert, WV 25621.


Gussie Morgan

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 25 Apr 1910, Page 242A, Family #103.
Listed as Gussie Morgan, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, William D. Morgan.
2. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 123; WV Archives Web Site.
Gussie Morgan; age 28; born at Guyan, WV; single; living at Landville, WV; son of W.D. and Margie
(Hatfield) Morgan; married on 16 Sep 1937 at Verner, WV; Hazel Carter, age 22; born and living at
Verner, WV; single; daughter of Lee Walls and Addie Carter.


Hazel Marie Carter

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 123; WV Archives Web Site.
Gussie Morgan; age 28; born at Guyan, WV; single; living at Landville, WV; son of W.D. and Margie
(Hatfield) Morgan; married on 16 Sep 1937 at Verner, WV; Hazel Carter, age 22; born and living at
Verner, WV; single; daughter of Lee Walls and Addie Carter.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuseday, 28 Apr 2009; Newspaper Obit.
"COAL MOUNTAIN — Hazel Marie Morgan, 86, died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 2:22 p.m. at her home. "Born Aug. 11, 1922, at Verner, W.Va., a daughter of the late Addie Carter Browning and Lee Walls. "Mrs. Morgan was a homemaker and had lived at Coal Mountain for 33 years. Hazel was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great- and great-great-grandmother; sister, aunt, and friend. "She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Gussie Morgan. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Spicie and Pern Carter; Joseph and Lovinne Walls; stepfather, Joe Browning; three brothers, Donald and Rondel “Ripple” Browning, and Ardell Walls; two sisters, Betty Woolum and Opal Lester; two sons-in-law, Berthal Kenneda and Roy C. West; and her son’s fiance, Joanne McEneany. "Hazel worked in Elkton, Md., in 1944, as a factory worker rubbing ammunition bullets. She was a member of “The Fun Bunch” bowling league starting in 1989; Senior Citizens; Board of Directors Council; helped pass the Lemon Law, Grandparents Rights and Work Release Programs into law while serving as a Senator for the Silver Haired Legislature. "She was a member of the Coal Mountain Freewill Baptist Church. "Survivors include her three sons, Roger D. Morgan of Coal Mountain, Rodney “Smokie” Morgan of Rochester, N.Y., and Robert D. (Christine) Morgan of Coal Mountain; her two daughters, Deanna C. West of Locust Grove, Va., and Lana C. Kenneda of Coal Mountain; two stepsons, Gussie Gene “Buddy” Morgan of Logan, and Donzal L. (Joyce) Morgan of Vineland, N.J.; three sisters, Wanda Brooks of Brenton, W.Va., Linda (Paul) Estrella of Las Vegas, Nev., and Florence Cline of Charleston, W.Va.; her seven brothers, Wandle “Buzz” (Ruth) Browning of Central, S.C., Danny (Nila) Browning of Venton, Ohio, Rev. Lowell Walls of Verner, W.Va., Arley Walls of Oceana, W.Va., Jimmy Walls of Prosperity, Danny Walls of Cyclone, W.Va., Darrell Walls of Lynco, W.Va.; her daughter-in-law, Janice Morgan of Man, W.Va.; three sisters-in-law, Veatrice Staton of Matheny, Freda Steiner of Verner and Ruby Morgan of Cleveland, Ohio; 25 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren. "Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Coal Mountain Freewill Baptist Church, Coal Mountain, with the Revs. Louis Collings, Ravin Kenneda and James Ellis officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny..."


Rodney Dale "Smoky" Morgan

1. Mounts Funeral Home; Gilbert, WV; Posted Obit.
"Rodney Dale “Smokie” Morgan 65, of Wayland, NY, formerly of Coal Mountain, went to be with his heavenly father on Monday, May 5, 2014 from his residence.

"Born June 3, 1948 at Coal Mountain, he was the son of the late Gussie & Hazel Marie Morgan.

"In addition to his parents, Rodney was preceded in death by his fanceé Joanna McEmory; his grandparents: William Douglas & Margie Morgan, Joe & Addie Browning and Lee Walls; and his brother: Gussie Gene “Buddy” Morgan.

"Those left to love and cherish the memory of Rodney include his 2 sons: Rodney Dale (Jacqueline) Morgan Jr. and Michael (Kathy) Morgan of Wayland, NY; his daughter: Pattie Lynn Morgan of Waterloo, NY; his 3 brothers: Donzal (Joyce) Morgan of New Jersey, Robert (Christine) Morgan and Roger D. Morgan of Coal Mountain; his 2 sisters: Deanna West of Locust Grove, VA and Lana Kenneda of Coal Mountain; his sister-in-law: Janice Morgan of Man; his grandchildren: Alan Morgan, Britteny Morgan, Paige Morgan, Joshua Morgan, Katlia Morgan, Kali Morgan; his 2 great grandchildren; his 22 nieces and nephews; his caregiver: Karen Barone; and a host of other dear family and friends.

"Friends may gather with the family at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel in Gilbert on Friday, May 9th from 10 am to 12 pm, funeral services will commence at 12 pm on Friday with the Rev. Gary Toler and Rev. Ravin Kenneda officiating.

"Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny...."


Leander "Lee" Walls

1. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 209A;
Family #145/145.
Listed as Leander Walls; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Joseph W. Walls.
2. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Lee Walls; age 22; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Verner, WV; son of J.W. and
Launa Walls; married on 20 Aug 1920 at Verner, WV; Orpha Browning; age 21; born in Mingo Co,
WV; single; daughter of Russell and Harriett Browning.
3. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; Gilbert; taken on 12 Apr 1930; Page 145A; Image 13
of 18; Family #102/102.
Listed as Lee Walls; age 24; born in WV; married at 15; farmer; head of household.
4. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lee Walls; born on 30 Aug 1905; died in Mar 1980; last residence and benefit, Hinton, Summers Co,
WV; SS # 234-24-2946; card issued in WV before 1951.


Ada Carter

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 495; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Browning; age 17; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Verner, WV; son of Tilden and
Drucilla Browning; married on 22 Nov 1924 at the home of the bride; Addie Carter; age 19; born in
Mingo Co, WV; single; living at Verner, WV; daughter of Paren and Spicey Carter.


Joseph "Joe" Browning

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 495; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Browning; age 17; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Verner, WV; son of Tilden and
Drucilla Browning; married on 22 Nov 1924 at the home of the bride; Addie Carter; age 19; born in
Mingo Co, WV; single; living at Verner, WV; daughter of Paren and Spicey Carter.


Ada Carter

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1924); Page 495; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Browning; age 17; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Verner, WV; son of Tilden and
Drucilla Browning; married on 22 Nov 1924 at the home of the bride; Addie Carter; age 19; born in
Mingo Co, WV; single; living at Verner, WV; daughter of Paren and Spicey Carter.


Tilden J. Browning

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1903); Page 29; WV Archives Web Site.
T.J. Browning; age 24; born and living in Boone Co, WV; married on 12 Jun 1903 at the residence of
A.J. Workman, minister; Drucilla Kenedy; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Boone Co, WV.


Drucilla Kennedy

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1903); Page 29; WV Archives Web Site.
T.J. Browning; age 24; born and living in Boone Co, WV; married on 12 Jun 1903 at the residence of
A.J. Workman, minister; Drucilla Kenedy; age 19; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in Boone Co, WV.