McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

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Betty Lou Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 2; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Franklin Goode; age 20; born on 1 Oct 1945; born at Itmann, WV; single; living at Otsego,
WV; son of Leonard Levi and Hattie (Thomas) Goode; married on 3 Sep 1966 at Herndon Heights,
WV; Betty Lou Lester; age 14; born on 27 Sep 1951 at Bud, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV;
daughter of Ezra Elva and Linda Jane (Belcher) Lester.


Roy Elva "Sonny" Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 462; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Elva Lester; age 19; born and living at Bud, WV; single; son of Ezra, deceased, and Linda June
(sic, Jane) Lester; married on 15 Sep 1962 at Mullens, WV; Alice Louise Smith; age 19; born in
Cincinnati, OH; single; living at Bud, WV; daughter of Frank and Lorraine Smith, both deceased.


Alice Louise Smith

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 462; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Elva Lester; age 19; born and living at Bud, WV; single; son of Ezra, deceased, and Linda June
(sic, Jane) Lester; married on 15 Sep 1962 at Mullens, WV; Alice Louise Smith; age 19; born in
Cincinnati, OH; single; living at Bud, WV; daughter of Frank and Lorraine Smith, both deceased.


Harriett R. Goode

1. "Palatka Daily News"; Palatka, FL; 14 Feb 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"Harriet R. Main, 54, passed away Friday, May 3, 2002, at Putnam Community Medical Center.
"A devoted housewife and mother, Mrs. Main was born in Wyoming County, W.Va. She had resided in Florahome for the past 18 years.
"Mrs. Main is preceded in death by a son, Michael Goode; two brothers; two sisters.
"Survivors include her loving husband, James I. Main of Florahome; daughters, Tammy Marie Tyler of Florahome, Lisa Ann Fessler of Lake Geneva, Rebecca Geraldine Wells of South Shore, Ky.; brothers, Leonard Franklin Goode of Bud Mtn., W.Va., James Goode of Alabama, Dallas Goode of Hinton, W.Va.; sisters, Wanda Sue Lester, Sharon Dixon, and Phyllis Greene, all of Florahome, Darlene Cantley of Tralee, W.Va.; and six grandchildren.
"Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at Palatka Church of God with the Revs. Keith Hutchinson and Thelma Hensley officiating. Interment will follow at Pinelawn Cemetery in Mannville..."
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Harriet R. Main; born on 2 Oct 1947; died on 3 May 2002; last residence, Florahome, Putnam Co, FL;
SS #235-88-5514; card issued in WV in 1969.


Leonard Franklin Goode

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 2; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Franklin Goode; age 20; born on 1 Oct 1945; born at Itmann, WV; single; living at Otsego,
WV; son of Leonard Levi and Hattie (Thomas) Goode; married on 3 Sep 1966 at Herndon Heights,
WV; Betty Lou Lester; age 14; born on 27 Sep 1951 at Bud, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV;
daughter of Ezra Elva and Linda Jane (Belcher) Lester.


Betty Lou Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 2; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Franklin Goode; age 20; born on 1 Oct 1945; born at Itmann, WV; single; living at Otsego,
WV; son of Leonard Levi and Hattie (Thomas) Goode; married on 3 Sep 1966 at Herndon Heights,
WV; Betty Lou Lester; age 14; born on 27 Sep 1951 at Bud, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV;
daughter of Ezra Elva and Linda Jane (Belcher) Lester.


James Fontaine Goode

1. "Marriage Records of Wyoming Co, WV", Book 8, page 15.
James Fontaine Goode, age 26, born in Wyoming Co, WV, son of Levi and Sarah Goode
married on 19 Dec 1907 Rosa J. Green, age 17, born in Wyoming Co, WV, daughter of Leonard
T. and Mary Green.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; talen on 16 May 1910; Page 230A; Family #284/291.
Listed as James F. Goode; age 29; born in WV; married 2 yr; farmer; head of household.
3. 1920 Census, Lincoln Co, WV; Duvall District; Garrett's Bend; taken on 3 Feb 1920; Page 272B;
Family #70/71.
Listed as F. James Goode; age 39; born in WV; farmer; head of household.
4. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1929); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
James F. Goode; age 40; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Garretts bend, Lincoln Co, WV; son of
Levi Goode; married on 22 Jun 1929 on Macajah's Ridge, Wyoming Co, WV; Nellie P. Meadow;
age 28; born in Monroe Co, WV; living at Tralee, WV; daughter of Charley Meadow.
5. 1930 Census, Lincoln Co, WV; Duval District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #80/80.
Listed as James Goode; age 49; born in WV; married at 27; farmer; head of household.


Nellie Pearl Meadows

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1929); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
James F. Goode; age 40; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Garretts bend, Lincoln Co, WV; son of
Levi Goode; married on 22 Jun 1929 on Macajah's Ridge, Wyoming Co, WV; Nellie P. Meadow;
age 28; born in Monroe Co, WV; living at Tralee, WV; daughter of Charley Meadow.
2. 1930 Census, Lincoln Co, WV; Duval District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 212B; Image 10 of 35;
Family #80/80.
Listed as Nellie Pearl Goode; age 29; born in WV; married at 27; in household of husband, James F.
Goode.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #3026; WV Archives Web Site.
Nellie Goode; age 41 yrs, 0 mons, 29 days; born on 9 Jan 1900 in Mercer (sic?) Co, WV; widow of
James Fountain Goode; living at Tralee, WV; daughter of unknown Meadows and unknown mother;
died on 7 Feb 1941 at Tralee, WV from TB; buried on 10 Feb 1941 in Family Cemetery, at Tralee;
informant, Edgar Goode, Tralee, WV.


Walter Lee Goode

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 97; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter lee Goode; age 21; born at Long Branch, WV; single; living at Bud, WV; son of Jain and Nellie
Goode; married on 1 Aug 1957 at Herndon Heights, WV; Yvonne Lester; age 20; born and living at
Bud, WV; single; daughter of Ezra and Linda Lester.
2. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Friday, 3 Oct 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"BUD MOUNTAIN - Walter Lee Goode, 72, of Bud Mountain, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, in a Beckley Hospital following a short illness.
"Born Sept. 15, 1936, on Bud Mountain, he was the son of the late James Fount Goode and Nellie Jane Meadows Goode.
"Walter was a lifelong resident of Bud Mountain, a former employee of C and A Lumber Co. where he was skidder operator with 30 plus years of service in the timber industry and was a former employee of the City of Mullens.
"In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Louise Goode; four sisters, Rosie, Sarah, Virgie, and Mary Frances; six brothers, Henderson, Leonard, Calvin, Jake, Alex and Albert Goode; a grandson, Earrie Goode Jr.
"Those left to cherish his memory include three daughters, Janie Henson and her husband Jimmy of Iroquois, Ruth Goode of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Cathy Jones and her husband Daryel of Covel; four sons, Earrie Goode and his wife Rose of Mullens, Timmy Goode and his companion, Phyllis, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ezra Goode and his wife Connie of South Carolina, and Roy Goode of Bud Mountain; one brother, Howard Goode of California; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
"Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Eskins officiating. Burial will follow in the Goode Cemetery, Bud Mountain..."


Ethel Yvonne Lester

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 97; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter lee Goode; age 21; born at Long Branch, WV; single; living at Bud, WV; son of Jain and Nellie
Goode; married on 1 Aug 1957 at Herndon Heights, WV; Yvonne Lester; age 20; born and living at
Bud, WV; single; daughter of Ezra and Linda Lester.
2. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Ethel Yvonne Lester Goode Skidmore, 80, of Bud, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab, New Richmond.

"Born August 25, 1938, at Spiders Creek, she was the daughter of the late Ezra Elva and Linda Jane (Belcher) Lester.

"Ethel was a homemaker and in her leisure she enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers, singing, yodeling, and spending time with her family. When her health permitted she attended the Solid Rock Worship Center and the Bud Alpoca Church of God.

"In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Walter Lee Goode; her second husband, Roy Skidmore; one daughter, Joyce Louise Goode; grandson, Earrie Lee Goode, Jr.; and her siblings, Alice Whitt, Roy Elva Lester, Lonnie Lester, SR., and Earl Enoch Lester.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her three daughters, Nelly Jane DeHart and her husband, Dale, Ruth Ann Goode, and Nancy Catherine Goode; four sons, Earrie Lee Goode and his wife, Rose, Timothy Ray Goode and his companion, Phyllis Whitt, Ezra James Goode and his wife, Connie, and Roy Henry Goode; five sisters, Willa Mae Lester, Mary Burks, Betty McKinney, Pauline Miller, and Charlene Hensley; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

"Services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, August 16, 2019 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Rev. Mickey Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Leonard Goode Memorial Cemetery, Bud Mtn.

"Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home.

"Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com.

"The family of Ethel Y. Lester Goode Skidmore is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens."