McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ira Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Lester; age 23; born and living in Buchanan Co, VA; single; married on 25 Oct 1952 at
Panther, WV; Emma Lou Matney; age 18; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with
consent of Dewey Matney, step-father, and Ettie Matney, mother of Emma Lou Matney.


Emma Lou Matney

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); WV Archives Web Site.
Ira Lester; age 23; born and living in Buchanan Co, VA; single; married on 25 Oct 1952 at
Panther, WV; Emma Lou Matney; age 18; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with
consent of Dewey Matney, step-father, and Ettie Matney, mother of Emma Lou Matney.


Freda Lester

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Freda Lester
Event Date 01 Jan 1993-15 Nov 2007
Event Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 09 Dec 1953
Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 Jan 1993-15 Nov 2007
Affiliate Identifier 171347606"
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Freda Lester, 65, of Panther, WV passed away on Monday, November 1st, 2019 in CAMC Women and Children's Hospital, Charleston, WV.

"Freda was born December 9th, 1953 in Panther, WV. She was the daughter of the late Ira and Emilou Lester. She was a devoted member of the Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church, as well as a devoted sister and aunt. She had a great love for the church, its members, and her family.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Crystal Lynn Lester, as well as one younger sister, Juanita Hicks, and one younger brother, Thomas Lester.

"Survivors include her younger sister, Janice Workman of Panther. As well as her sister-in-law, Nora Lester of Panther. Four nieces, Tammy Lester of the home, Jessica Lester and significant other, Jason Sparks of Paynesville, W.V., Rhonda Ferrell and husband, Reco of Stopover, KY, and Kaitlin Ferrell of Stopover, KY. Four nephews, Scott Hicks and Thomas Hicks, both of Paynesville, WV, Austin Lester and wife, Samantha Adkins Lester of Stamping Ground, KY and Brady Ferrell of Stopover, KY, and one grandnephew, Jackson Thomas Lester of Stamping Ground, KY.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. at the Little Zion Old Regular

"Baptist Church at Panther, WV. Elders called are Fred Bailey, Zeb Justice, Danny Hurley, Danny McCoy, David Lester, Ivan Blankenship, and Dallas Dotson will officiate. Burial will follow to in the Dewey Matney Cemetery at Trace Fork near Panther, WV.

"Friends may call at the Little Zion Old Regular Baptist Church after 5:00 P.M., Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 and all day Monday, November 4th, 2019 where an evening service will be held both days at 7:00 P.M.

"Pallbearers will be friends of the family.

"Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, WV is in charge of the arrangements."


Williard Eugene Hicks

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; McDowell Co Historical Society", 1999.
"Clarence R. and Lissie M. Bailey" Article; Page 164; submitted by Joyce Reed, Maiden, NC.
2. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name: W Hicks
Also Known As: Willard Eugene Hicks
Residence Date: 01 Jun 2004-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place: Paynesville, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date: 28 Feb 1952
Phone Number: (304) 967-7586
Phone Number Recorded Date: 01 Jan 2009
Address: 274 PO Box
Address Continued: Paynesville, West Virginia 24873
Address Date: 01 Jun 2004-01 Jan 2009
2nd Address: Elizabeth
2nd Address Continued: Jolo, West Virginia 24850
2nd Address Date: 01 Oct 1998
3rd Address: 395 PO Box
3rd Address Continued: Jolo, West Virginia 24850
3rd Address Date: 01 Dec 1993-20 Oct 2006.."


Juanita Lester

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
" Juanita Hicks, 58, of Paynesville, WV, passed away Wednesday, March 11 , 2015 at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA.

"Juanita was born September 13, 1956 in Iaeger, WV, a daughter of the Ira and Emilou Matney Lester. She was a homemaker and a member of the Littler Flock Old Regular Baptist Church which she loved.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dewey and Edie Matney.

"Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Willard Hicks of the home; two sons, Scott and Thomas Hicks both of the home; one brother, Tommy Lester and wife Nora of Panther, WV; two sisters, Freda Lester of Panther, and Janice Workman also of Panther, WV; and a host of nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 16, 2015 , at 11 o'clock with Elder James Slone, Brother Randy Looney, Elder David O'Quinn, Elder Danny Yates, Elder Steven Hagerman, Elder Michael Hagerman, and Elder Arnold Bailey officiating at the Little Flock Old Regular Baptist Church on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV. Burial will follow in the John R Hicks Cemetery on Rockridge near Paynesville, WV..."


Jake Milton Thomas

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 77B;
Family #106/106.
Listed as Jake Thomas; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, William C. Thomas.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Milton Thomas; age 21; born at Ox, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of William Curtis and
Jessie (Rose) Thomas; married on 2 Aug 1947 at Baileysville, WV; Nona M. Altizer; age 17; born and
living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of John C. and Virginia (Christian) Altizer.


Nona Melanie "Tiny" Altizer

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 78B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Malene Altizer; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Altizer.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as Melane Altizer; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Milton Thomas; age 21; born at Ox, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of William Curtis and
Jessie (Rose) Thomas; married on 2 Aug 1947 at Baileysville, WV; Nona M. Altizer; age 17; born and
living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of John C. and Virginia (Christian) Altizer.


Opal Altizer

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as Opal Altizer; age 24; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.


David Altizer

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as David Altizer; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.


Nona Melanie "Tiny" Altizer

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 78B; Family #131/132.
Listed as Malene Altizer; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Altizer.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 8 May 1940; Page 13A;
Image 39 of 49; Household #273.
Listed as Melane Altizer; age 10; born in WV; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John C. Altizer.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 459; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Milton Thomas; age 21; born at Ox, WV; single; living at Fanrock, WV; son of William Curtis and
Jessie (Rose) Thomas; married on 2 Aug 1947 at Baileysville, WV; Nona M. Altizer; age 17; born and
living at Fanrock, WV; single; daughter of John C. and Virginia (Christian) Altizer.


Frank Edgar Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Edgar Cline; age 22; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on
29 Aug 1946 at Iaeger, WV; Ola Mae Ball; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at
Bartley, WV; with consent of Nelva Ball Stone, mother of Ola May Ball.


Ola Mae Ball

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 329; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Edgar Cline; age 22; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Bartley, WV; married on
29 Aug 1946 at Iaeger, WV; Ola Mae Ball; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at
Bartley, WV; with consent of Nelva Ball Stone, mother of Ola May Ball.


Arthur Allen Ball

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #71 004533; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arthur Allen Ball; age 23; born 7 May 1947 in WV; single; 7th grade education; living at Box 182,
Panther, WV; son of William and Caroline (Blankenship) Ball; married on 8 Feb 1971 in Grundy,
VA; Bertha Ellen Cline; age 22; born 22 Apr 1948 in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; living at Box
73; Panther, WV; daughter of Frank Edgar and Ola Mae (Ball) Cline.


Bertha Ellen Cline

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #71 004533; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arthur Allen Ball; age 23; born 7 May 1947 in WV; single; 7th grade education; living at Box 182,
Panther, WV; son of William and Caroline (Blankenship) Ball; married on 8 Feb 1971 in Grundy,
VA; Bertha Ellen Cline; age 22; born 22 Apr 1948 in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; living at Box
73; Panther, WV; daughter of Frank Edgar and Ola Mae (Ball) Cline.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Bertha Ellen Ball, 66, of Panther, WV, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy, VA.

"Bertha was born April 22, 1948, a daughter of the late Frank Edgar and Ola Mae Ball Cline. She was a homemaker and affiliated with the Church of God.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one son, Jeremiah Lee Ball.

"Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Allen Ball of the home; four children, Edgar Ball and wife Robin of Premier, WV, Eric Ball of Wytheville, VA, Daniel Ball and wife Amy of Panther, WV, and Tonya Stiltner and husband J.D. of Grundy, VA; six loving grandchildren, Jasmine Jones, Lashelle Stiltner, Destiny Ball, Brandon Ball, Cody Ball and Nathan Estep; and two brothers, Tommy Cline of Mt. Airy, NC, and Edgar Lee Cline and wife Diane of Panther, WV.

"Graveside services will be conducted Friday, March 6, 2015, at 12 noon with Reverend Roger Pete Woods officiating at the Ball Cemetery in Oozley Hollow near Bradshaw, WV, where burial will follow...."


Sarita Jo Jobe

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sarita Jo Puckett, 61, of Mt. Nebo, WV, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, in the Charleston Area Medical Center, General Division, in Charleston, WV.

"Sarita was born August 21, 1953, in Welch , WV, a daughter of the late Arthur and Margie White Jobe. She was a homemaker and was a affiliated with the Church of Christ. She loved to cook, play Bingo, and spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, William Jobe, and two sisters, Shelby Asbury and Nina Mullins.

"Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Robert Puckett of the home; one daughter, Tina Cutlip of Clendenin, WV; one son, Robert Joe Puckett of Bristol, VA; three granddaughters, Stephanie Cutlip of Texas, Courtney Cutlip of Clendenin, WV, and Miranda Puckett of Summersville, WV; one grandson, B.J. Puckett of Beckley, WV; three great grandchildren; one sister, Frances Hagerman of Raysal, WV; and two brothers, Earl Jobe and wife Cathy of Memphis, TN, and Freddie Jobe and wife Carol of Unionville, VA.

"Funeral services will be conducted at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 11 o'clock with Reverend Charlie Cooper and Reverend Roger Pete Woods officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery on White Mountain near Jewell Ridge, VA..."