McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Onnie Junior Hatfield

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Onnie Junior Hatfield, 55, of Fanrock, WV, passed away on Wednesday December 15, 2010 at his home. He was born January 20, 1955 in Pineville, WV a son of the late Raymond and Octavia Hanshaw Hatfield. He was a retired saw mill worker. Survivors include his wife Lois Hatfield; ex-wife Sharon Hatfield of Logan; a daughter Laura Hatfield of Logan; a step son Jamie Lester of Mullens; five brothers Eddie Hatfield and Richard Hatfield both of Fanrock, Robert Hatfield and wife Brenda of Pineville, Earl Hatfield and wife Sue of Grantsville and Larry Hatfield of Michigan; four sisters Shirley Browning and husband Bernie of Fanrock, Peggy Sharp and husband Robert and Linda Gail and husband Creston all of Braxton and Betty Brown of Fayetteville. 24 nieces and nephews; 17 great nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with his wishes he will be cremated. Burial of the cremains between his mother and father will be in the Hatfield Cemetery on Road Branch hollow near Coal Mountain, WV, will be at a later date..."


Lois Ann Lester

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lois Ann Lester Hatfield, 72, of Brenton, WV went to be with the Lord on Monday July 16, 2018 at St.
Francis Hospital, Charleston, WV. She was born on May 16, 1946 in Panther, WV a daughter of the late
Maston and Rushie Hurley Lester. Lois was a loving Mother, Grandmother and sister, she loved her family
and friends. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Junior O. Hatfield; a
daughter Roxanne Lester; four brothers Roger Lester, Densel Steve Lester, Darel Lester, and Finis Bryant
Lester. Those left to cherish her loving memories are her son Jamie (Christina) Lester of Pineville; a sister
Sue (Nick) Adams of Brenton; a grandchild Jamie Jr. Lester of Pineville; a special nephew Jeffery Adams; a
special great niece Josephina Stewart; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will
be held at 1PM on Thursday July 19th at the Mill Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Brenton, WV with Pastor
Gary Hatfield and Bro. Wayne Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in the Thornbury Cemetery, Litwar. WV"


Mary Evelyn Graham

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mary Evelyn Graham Cook, 53, of Henry, VA, formerly of Matheny, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015,
at Franklin Memorial Hospital, Rocky Mount, VA, after a long illness. She was born on March 18, 1962 in
Pineville, WV, a daughter of the late Calvin Brewster and Mabel Smith Graham. She is preceded in death by
her parents. Those left to cherish her memory are her companion of 23 years Bill Wood of Henry, VA; two
sons Ryan Wood, Army Sgt. E5 of Fort Cambel, KY and Mark Cook of Minnesota; a daughter Crystal Rose
and husband Steven of Villarica , GA; two grandchildren Nickalous and Destiny Rose; a brother Rev. Jerry
Graham and wife Sherry of Matheny; two sisters Peggy Tilley and husband Donnie of Moyock, NC and Judy
Hagerman and husband Emmerson of Sparta, TN; several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving family
and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Jerry Graham officiating. She will be laid to rest in
Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. ..."


Oma Wilburn Walls

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 19/20 Jan 1920, Page 209B, Family #93.
Listed as Oma W. Walls, age 18, born in WV, in household of father, David S. Walls.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 482; WV Archives Web Site.
Oma Walls; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV; married on 21 Nov 1926 at residence
of minister, W.A. Taylor; Mary Blankenship; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan. WV.


Macie Maude Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 482; WV Archives Web Site.
Oma Walls; age 23; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan, WV; married on 21 Nov 1926 at residence
of minister, W.A. Taylor; Mary Blankenship; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Guyan. WV.


Jerry "Ron" Walls

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jerry "Ron" Walls, 77, of Simon, WV, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at his home. He was born on February 28, 1938 in Simon, WV, a son of the late Oma Wilburn and Macy Blankenship Walls. He was a retired coal miner and worked at Island Creek Coal Company and Consol Energy Inc. and he was a member of the UMWA. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by four brothers Clifford, Harold, Gene and Dale Walls. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 47 years Kathy Kennedy Walls of Simon; a son David Walls and wife Melissa of Crouch's Farm; a granddaughter Olivia Walls and a grandson Davin Walls both of Crouch's Farm; a brother Roger Walls and wife Lois of Brenton; a sister Donna Sue Chambers of Simon; two special friends Sam and David Morgan; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Bro. Wayne Bailey and Rev. Jay Blankenship officiating. Ron will be laid to rest in Walls - Christian Cemetery, Reedy Creek, WV...."


Mary Catherine Kennedy

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Clear Fork District; Guyan; E.D. 55-7; taken 11 Apr 1940; Page
150B; Image 19 of 49; Household #124.
Listed as Mary Kenneda; age 4; born in WV; household of father, Jason Kennedy.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 133; WV Archives Web Site.
Jerry Blankinship; age 21; born and living at Simon, WV; single; son of Bert and Myrtle Blankenship;
married on 14 Aug 1952 at Simon, WV; Mary Catherine Kenneda; age 18; born and living at Simon,
WV; single; daughter of Jason and Belba (sic, Velva) Kenneda.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Catherine Blankenship Walls, 83, of Oceana, WV passed away on Saturday June 15, 2019 at Golden Harvest
Nursing Care, Welch, WV. She was born on September 4, 1935 in Simon, WV a daughter of the late Jason
and Velvie Maynard Kennedy. She is a member of the Lynco Community Church. In addition to her parents
she is preceded in death by her husband Jerry Blankenship; a son Eric Blankenship; a daughter Terri
Blankenship; brothers and sisters Bertel Kennedy, Virgil Kennedy, Opal Morgan and Humphrey Kennedy.
Survivors include her children Sam (Patty) Blankenship; Liz (Don) Ragan and Delwood (Gloria)
Blankenship; brothers and sisters Debra Hurley of Pineville, Albert and Bernice Kenneda of Simon, Greg
and Juanita Kennedy, Gloria and John Hanshaw, Preston and Angie Kennedy all of Slab Fork; a
sister-in-law Lana Kennedy of Simon; ten grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren; eight great great
grandchildren; special friends Frank and Maxine Cook, Ronnie and Kay Steele and Bobby and Phyllis Acord
all of Oceana; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12PM on
Wednesday June 19th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Tommy White
and Bro. Bill Massey officiating. She will be laid to rest in Kennedy Cemetery, Foundation Fork, WV. Friends
may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Tuesday June 18th at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be
family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Norman Bruce Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1953); Page 101; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Bruce Brown; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; married
on 11 Mar 1953 at Hatcher, WV; Willie Clara Bailey; age 17; born at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Welch, WV;
with consent of Elva and Delphia Brown, parents od Norman Bruce Brown and George E. and Maryco
Bailey; parents of Willie Clara Bailey.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Norman Bruce Brown, 81, of Pineville, WV formerly of Oceana, departed this life on Sunday November 15,
2015 in Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born August 10, 1934 at Lorado, WV, a son of the late
Rev. Elva Horace and Delphia Bailey Brown. He was a retired coal miner for Eastern Associated Coal. In
addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Clara Bailey Brown; a son-in-law Donald
Daniels and a brother Shelby Brown. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of seventeen years Elisabeth
Tezas Lundy Brown; three daughters Mary Belcher of Ravenswood, Annetta Daniels of Lake and Stephanie
(Scotty) Lusk of Lynco; six grandchildren Amy, Jesse, Shane, Kelly, Katie and Ashley; five great
grandchildren Emily, Austin, Addyson, Kara and Madyson; a brother Horace (Barbara) Brown of
Kopperston; a sister Gertrude Whisenant of Lynco; a step daughter Shelia Lundy of Keyrock; a step son Tim
(Vicky) Lundy of Brenton; three step grandchildren Jennifer, Jessica and Ricky; and a host of other loving
family and friends. Special thanks to his caregiver Courtney Bailey and the wonderful staff at the Bowers
Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday November 18, 2015 in the Chapel of
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Jackie Lusk officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm
Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. ..."


Willie Clara Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1953); Page 101; WV Archives Web Site.
Norman Bruce Brown; age 18; born in Logan Co, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; married
on 11 Mar 1953 at Hatcher, WV; Willie Clara Bailey; age 17; born at Iaeger, WV; single; living at Welch, WV;
with consent of Elva and Delphia Brown, parents od Norman Bruce Brown and George E. and Maryco
Bailey; parents of Willie Clara Bailey.


Roger Darrell Walls

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 508; WV Archives Web Site.
Roger Darrell Walls; age 21; born 3 Jun 1964(sic, he was married in 1964) in Simon, WV; single;
no previous marriage; living in Chicago, IL; son of Oma and Macie (Blankenship) Walls; married
on 21 Sep 1964 at Simon, WV; Lois Ann Newsome; age 19; born 30 Aug 1945 in Pikeville, WV;
single; no previous marriage; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Ed and Ollie (Tackett) Newsome.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Roger B Walls
Residence Date 27 Mar 2003-05 Dec 2008
Residence Place Brenton, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 15 Feb 1944
Phone Number..."
"Phone Number Recorded Date 05 Dec 2008
Address 186 PO Box
Address Continued Brenton, West Virginia 24818..."
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Roger Darrell Walls, 74, of Brenton, WV passed away on Thursday December 14, 2017 at Westwood Hills
Nursing, Wilkesboro, NC. He was born on June 3, 1943 in Simon, WV a son of the late Oma Wilburn and
Macy Blankenship Walls. Roger was a graduate of Baileysville High School and attended the Brenton
Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Lois Ann Newsome Walls; five
brothers Clifford, Harold, Gene, Dale and Jerry "Ron" Walls; a sister Donna Sue Chambers. Survivors
include a son Gregory Walls of Minneapolis, MN; two daughters Kim (Brian) Walsh of North Wilkesboro,
NC and Delana Walls of Pineville; five grandchildren Christopher, Kayla, Austin, Erika and Jenna; and a host
of nephews, nieces and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday
December 19th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Tommy Knotts
officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV."


Lois Ann Newsom

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 508; WV Archives Web Site.
Roger Darrell Walls; age 21; born 3 Jun 1964(sic, he was married in 1964) in Simon, WV; single;
no previous marriage; living in Chicago, IL; son of Oma and Macie (Blankenship) Walls; married
on 21 Sep 1964 at Simon, WV; Lois Ann Newsome; age 19; born 30 Aug 1945 in Pikeville, WV;
single; no previous marriage; living at Brenton, WV; daughter of Ed and Ollie (Tackett) Newsome.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Lois Walls
Residence Date 27 Mar 2003-29 Oct 2007
Residence Place Brenton, West Virginia, United States
Phone Number..."
"Phone Number Recorded Date 29 Oct 2007
Address 186 PO Box
Address Continued Brenton, West Virginia 24818..."
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lois Ann Newsome Walls, 71, of Brenton, WV passed away on Saturday October 29, 2016 at Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on August 30, 1945 in Pikeville, KY a daughter of the late
Edward and Ollie Tackett Newsome. Lois was a graduate of Baileysville High School and attended Brenton
Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a brother James Newsome. Survivors
include her loving husband Roger Walls; a son Gregory Walls of Minneapolis, MN; two daughters Kim
(Brian) Walsh of North Wilkesboro, NC and Delana Walls of Pineville; three sisters Brenda (Lawrence)
Stacy of Pineville, Sue (Nathan) Baker of Brenton and Donna (Jake) Dawson of Rockview; two brothers
Ronnie (Donna) Newsome of Ikes Fork and Bobby (Nancy) Newsome of Maben; five grandchildren
Christopher, Kayla, Austin, Erika and Jenna; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at noon on Friday, November 4, 2016 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV
with Pastor Tommy Knotts officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. ..."


Jesse James Trent

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 272; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Trent; age 29; born 22 Nov 1935 at Simon, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of
Willie and Pearlie (Belcher) Trent; married on 9 Oct 1965 at Oceana, WV; Shirley Belcher;
age 28; born 18 Dec 1937 at; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Andy and Amol (Hatfield)
Belcher.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jesse James Trent, 79, of Mount Airy, NC, formerly of Pineville, WV, went home to be with the Lord on
Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home, Dobson, NC. He was born on
November 22, 1935 in Simon, WV, a son of the late Willie C. "Bill" and Pearlie Belcher Trent. In addition
to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter Regina Lynn Trent; two brothers Willard and James
Trent; and two sisters Lola Walker and Bonnie Adams. Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years Shirley
Naomie Belcher Trent of Mount Airy, NC; three daughters Jessie Ann (Larry) Mitchell of Indian Creek,
Robin (Bobby) Bodenhamer and Michelle (Terry) Overby all of Mount Airy, NC; a son Andy (Tammy)
Trent of Pineville; two sisters Gloria Harsayni of Morgantown and Shelby Helton of Brenton; five
brothers Clarence Trent of Brenton, Alex (Faye) Trent, and Teddy (Debbie) Trent all of Sunhill, Robert
(Debbie) Trent of Coal City and Charles (Connie) Trent of Indian Creek; seven grandchildren Andrew,
Amber, Mathew, Travis, Bradley, Danielle and Chuck; two great grandchildren Bethany and Liam; and a
host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 25,
2015 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Scotty Cline officiating. He will
be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV....'


Shirley Naomie Belcher

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 272; WV Archives Web Site.
Jesse Trent; age 29; born 22 Nov 1935 at Simon, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of
Willie and Pearlie (Belcher) Trent; married on 9 Oct 1965 at Oceana, WV; Shirley Belcher;
age 28; born 18 Dec 1937 at; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Andy and Amol (Hatfield)
Belcher.


Andy Virgil Belcher

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 21/22 Apr 1910, Page 239A, Family #56.
Listed as A.V. Belcher, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, George W. Belcher.
2. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Triadelphia District; taken on 10 Apr 1930; Page 124A; Image 253
of 1075; Family #210/212.
Listed as Andy A. Belcher; age 23; born in WV; single; farm laborer; in household of father, George W.
Belcher.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 477; WV Archives Web Site.
Andy Virgil Belcher; age 28; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Christian, WV; son of George and Lily
Belcher; married on 13 Nov 1936 at Long Branch, Simon, Wyoming Co, WV; Amil Hatfield; age 16;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Simon, WV; daughter of George and Annie Hatfield.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shawna Vance Leath; 23 Nov 2014.
" Andy V Belcher
Birth 31 Jan 1908
West Virginia, USA
Death 31 Oct 1962 (aged 54)
Guyan, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Morgan Family Cemetery
Guyan, Wyoming County, West Virginia"


Amil Hatfield

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 11 Apr 1930, Page 169A, Family #84.
Listed as Amel Hatfield, age 10, born in WV, in household fo father, George W. Hatfield.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 477; WV Archives Web Site.
Andy Virgil Belcher; age 28; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Christian, WV; son of George and Lily
Belcher; married on 13 Nov 1936 at Long Branch, Simon, Wyoming Co, WV; Amil Hatfield; age 16;
born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Simon, WV; daughter of George and Annie Hatfield.


George Lee Bailey

1. Boone Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #____ (1945); Page 89; WV Archives Web Site.
George Lee Bailey; age 21; born 24 Oct 1931 at Jessie, WV; living at Jesse, WV; son of
Henry, deceased, and Laura Bailey; married on 16 Oct 1953 at the Court House, Madison, WV;
Betty Jane Chandler; age 20; born 1 Jan 1933 in Alcott (sic?, Talcott?) WV; living at Cameo, WV;
daughter of Orville Ray and Erma Chandler.


Betty Jean Chandler

1. Boone Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #____ (1945); Page 89; WV Archives Web Site.
George Lee Bailey; age 21; born 24 Oct 1931 at Jessie, WV; living at Jesse, WV; son of
Henry, deceased, and Laura Bailey; married on 16 Oct 1953 at the Court House, Madison, WV;
Betty Jane Chandler; age 20; born 1 Jan 1933 in Alcott (sic?, Talcott?) WV; living at Cameo, WV;
daughter of Orville Ray and Erma Chandler.