McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Carlos "Pip" Bailey Sr

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page 301A; ED 55-12;
Household #2.
Listed as Charles Bailey; age 4; born in WV; no education; in household of father, Wilson
Bailey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 440; WV Archives Web Site.
Carlos Bailey; age 23; born in Ravencliff, WV; single; living at McGraws, WV; son of Wilson and
Sylvia Bailey; married on 25 Oct 1958 at Sabine, WV; Dora Ann Greer; age 17; born at Saxton, WV;
single; living at Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Oren and Mamous Greer.
3. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
Carlos Bailey; born on 11 Jul 1935; died on 28 Aug 1993; living at Glen Fork, Wyoming Co, WV at
death.


Dora Ann Greer

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 440; WV Archives Web Site.
Carlos Bailey; age 23; born in Ravencliff, WV; single; living at McGraws, WV; son of Wilson and
Sylvia Bailey; married on 25 Oct 1958 at Sabine, WV; Dora Ann Greer; age 17; born at Saxton, WV;
single; living at Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Oren and Mamous Greer.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Dora Ann Greer Bailey, 78, of Ravencliff, WV gained her angel wings on February 1, 2020 at her home. She was
born on March 13, 1941 in Saxton, WV a daughter of the late Oren and Lorena Elswick Greer. Dora was a loving
mother and grandmother to all. and the last surviving member of her family. In addition to her parents she is
preceded in death by her husband Carlos Pip Bailey; two daughters Betty and Teresa; four sons Carlos Jr., Mike,
Anthony and Frankie; six sisters Delores, Fredia, Viller, Wrene, Rose and Martha; two brothers Phillip and Billy.
Those left to cherish her are two daughters Tammy Sizemore of Ravencliff and Betsy Sizemore of Glen Rogers;
two sons Timmy (Donna) Bailey and Kevin (Cathy) all of Ravencliff; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren;
and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Friday February 7th at the
Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Rev. Ernest Francis, III officiating. She will be laid to
rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 pm until time of services
on Friday at the church. Pallbearers will be Terry Kevin, Matt, Scott, Jake, Greg, Chris and David. The family is
being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Michael J. "Mike" Bailey

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Michael J. Bailey, 49, of Ravencliff, WV, lost his battle to cancer on April 28, 2015 in Ruby Memorial
Hospital, Morgantown, WV. He was born on January 23, 1966 a son of Dora Bailey of Ravencliff and the
late Carlos "Pip" Bailey. Mike enjoyed gardening, watching football and wrestling, talking on his CB and
taking care of his chickens. He also loved spending time with family and friends. In addition to his father
he is preceded in death by two sisters Betty Bailey and Tearsa Bailey; two brothers Frankie Bailey and
Anthony Bailey; both his maternal and paternal grandparents; and a niece Tabitha Bailey Gwyn.
Pallbearers will be family and friends. In addition to his mother those left to cherish his memory are two
sisters Tammy Sizemore and Betsy Sizemore and her husband Pete; three brothers Carlos Bailey and his
wife Diana and Timmy Bailey and his fiance Donna and Kevin "Boo" Bailey and his wife Cathy all of
Ravencliff; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends. A celebration of
Mikes life will be at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 4, 2015 at the Pine Grove Church, Ravencliff, WV, with Rev.
Charlie Brown and Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. He will be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery,
Ravencliff, WV..."


Rosco Herbert Thomas

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1936; Page 218A; Image
51 of 75; Family #449/466.
Listed as Rosco Thomas; age 30; born in KY; married at 23; contractor for coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 61; WV Archives Web Site.
Rosco Thomas; age 23; born in KY; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of John and Martha;
married on 17 Feb 1923 at Big Sandy, WV; Laura Lyle; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughterof Joe and Mary.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #19226; WV Archives Web Site.
Roscoe Herbert Thomas; age 36 yrs, 2 mons; born 31 Mar 1900 at Stinson, KY; married; husband
of Anna Laura Thomas; coal miner; son of John and Martha (Kelly) Thomas; died 27 Jan 1937 at
English, WV; from myocarditis, heart attack, sudden death; buried; 29 Jan 1937 at Big Sandy, WV;
informant, Anna Laura Thomas, Big Sandy, WV.


Anna Laura Lyle

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #359/371.
Listed as Laura Lyle; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, Joe Lyle.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920;
Page 214B; Image 4 of 17; Family #79/82.
Listed as Laura Lyle; age 18; born in VA; in household of father, Joe Lyle.
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1936; Page 218A; Image
51 of 75; Family #449/466.
Listed as LauraThomas; age 28; born in VA; married at 21; in household of husband, Rosco H. Thomas.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 61; WV Archives Web Site.
Rosco Thomas; age 23; born in KY; single; miner; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of John and Martha;
married on 17 Feb 1923 at Big Sandy, WV; Laura Lyle; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughterof Joe and Mary.


Donald Thomas

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1936; Page 218A; Image
51 of 75; Family #449/466.
Listed as Donald Thomas; age 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Rosco H. Thomas.


Adam Grygiel

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Grygiel; age 37; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at Box 805, Gary, WV; married on 1 Sep
1962 at War, WV; Opal Maxine Thomas; age 34; born at Big Sandy, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV.


Opal Maxine Thomas

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1936; Page 218A; Image
51 of 75; Family #449/466.
Listed as Opal Thomas; age 1 yrs 9 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Rosco H. Thomas.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 110; WV Archives Web Site.
Adam Grygiel; age 37; born at Hemphill, WV; single; living at Box 805, Gary, WV; married on 1 Sep
1962 at War, WV; Opal Maxine Thomas; age 34; born at Big Sandy, WV; single; living at Bartley, WV.


Herbert O'Dell Thomas

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 24 Apr 1936; Page 218A; Image
51 of 75; Family #449/466.
Listed as OdellThomas; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Rosco H. Thomas.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Herbert O'dell Thomas, 91, of Oceana, WV, passed away on April 29, 2015 in Bowers Hospice House,
Beckley, WV. He was born on February 17, 1924 in Big Sandy, WV a son of the late Roscoe and Laura Lyle
Thomas. O'dell grew up and lived in Bartley, WV for most of his life, the last 52 years in Oceana. He was a
US Navy WWII veteran, a member of the American Legion, retired from Island Creek Coal Co. in 1986, a
member of UMWA and a member of the Rockcastle Baptist Church since 1972. In addition to his parents he
is preceded in death by two brothers Joe Bill and Todd; and a sister Opal Thomas Grygiel. Those left to
cherish his memory are his loving wife of 68 years Vera Lee Sheets Thomas; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Rockcastle Baptist Church,
Pineville, WV, with Pastor Donald "Doc" Adkins, Evan Arkell and Silas Mullins, Jr. officiating. He will be
laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM
until time of service on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the church. Military Rites will be conducted by the
Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard...."


Joe Lyle

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #359/371.
Listed as Joe Lyle; age 42; born in VA; married once for 17 yrs; coal miner; head of household.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920;
Page 214B; Image 4 of 17; Family #79/82.
Listed as Joe Lyle; age 51; born in VA; married; driver for coal company; head of household.


Mary

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #359/371.
Listed as Mary Lyle; age 35; born in VA; married once for 17 yrs; 6 children, 5 living; in
household of husband, Joe Lyle.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920;
Page 214B; Image 4 of 17; Family #79/82.
Listed as Mary Lyle; age 42; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Joe Lyle.


Nannie Lyle

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #359/371.
Listed as Nannie Lyle; age 15; born in VA; in household of father, Joe Lyle.


Henry Clay Lyle

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #359/371.
Listed as Henry Clay Lyle; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Joe Lyle.


Claude Lyle

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 30 Apr 1910; Page 203B;
Image 20 of 33; Family #359/371.
Listed as Claudy Lyle; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Joe Lyle.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920;
Page 214B; Image 4 of 17; Family #79/82.
Listed as Claude Lyle; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Joe Lyle.


Willard Lyle

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920;
Page 214B; Image 4 of 17; Family #79/82.
Listed as Willard Lyle; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, Joe Lyle.


Rola Lyle

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920;
Page 215A; Image 5 of 17; Family #79/82.
Listed as Rola (sp?) Lyle; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Joe Lyle.


Ervin Lyle

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Big Sandy; taken on 9/10 Jan 1920;
Page 215A; Image 5 of 17; Family #79/82.
Listed as Ervin Lyle; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Joe Lyle.


Billy Gene Cline

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 49; WV Archives Web Site.
Billie Cline; age 26; born 27 May 1940 in Simon, WV; single; living at Simon, WV; son of
_____ and Atheleen Cline; married on 19 Nov 1966 at Simon, WV; Sharon Ann Chambers;
age 19; born 3 Aug 1948 at Guyan, WV; single; living at Guyan, WV; daughter of Walter and
Sadie (Harper) Chambers.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Billy Gene Cline, 74, of Coal Mountain, WV, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 at his home. He was born
on May 27, 1940 in Simon, WV, a son of the late Athelene Cline and Tennis Kennedy. Billy attended the Coal
Mountain Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by five half brothers; a
half sister; a granddaughter; and a grandson. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 48
years Shirley Chambers Cline of Coal Mountain; two daughters Tina (David) Walls of Coal Mountain and
Anna (Bobby) Blankenship of Simon; two sons Billy (Angel) Cline of Oceana and Matthew (Candi)
Daugherty of Kopperston; four sisters Linda Kennedy, Arletta Shrewsbury, Grace Porter all of Princeton,
and Estern Osborne of Simon; three half sisters Helen Cline of Simon, Maylee Maynard and Mina Elkins all
of High Point, NC; five brothers Doug Cline, William Cline, Lloyd Cline and Kenny Cline all of Simon, and
Bob Cline of Brenton; four half brothers Thomas Morgan of Simon, Jackie Morgan of Cedar Creek, William
Morgan of Lilly Haven and Randall Morgan of New Richmond; grandchildren Ashley (Pat) Walter and their
daughter Sophie, Bobby (Tiffany) Blankenship and their son Braylen, Hunter Blankenship, Tiffany (Todd)
Walls and their children Alexandria, Christina, Dakota, J.J., and Joey, David (Kandase) Walls, Becky (nick)
Hatfield and their children William and Keeley, Tim (Donna) Wallsand their children Destiney, Angel, Faith,
Timothy and Nathaniel, Kevin (Samantha) Walls and their children Kayla, Shawn, Keith, Justin, Jackie,
Hunter and Katie; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Coal Mountain Freewill Baptist Church, Coal
Mountain, WV, with Rev. Roger Browning and Rev. Jay Blankenship officiating. He will be laid to rest in
Cline Cemetery, Reedy Creek, WV. ..."


Sharon Ann Chambers

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 49; WV Archives Web Site.
Billie Cline; age 26; born 27 May 1940 in Simon, WV; single; living at Simon, WV; son of
_____ and Atheleen Cline; married on 19 Nov 1966 at Simon, WV; Sharon Ann Chambers;
age 19; born 3 Aug 1948 at Guyan, WV; single; living at Guyan, WV; daughter of Walter and
Sadie (Harper) Chambers.