McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


John Henry Atwell

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-046361; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Henry Atwell; age 19; born 14 May 1954 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Miles Herbert and Rosetta (Blair) Atwell; married on 18 Oct
1973 in the United Methodist Church, Grundy, VA; Geneva Marie McCoy; maiden name Mullins; age
19; born 2 Sep 1954 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 1 yr HS education; living in
Paynesville, WV; daughter of Robert Bob and Alice (Mullins) Mullins.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #79-041283; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Henry Atwell; age 25; born 14 May 1954 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last marriage
ended 8 Aug 1979; 4 yrs HS education; living in General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; son of Miles Herbert
and Rozetta (Blair) Atwell; married on 28 Sep 1979 in Grundy, VA; Geneva Marie Atwell; maiden
name Mullins; age 25; born 2 Sep 1954 in WV; divorced; this is her 4th marriage; 1 yr HS education;
living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Robert Bob and Alice Mae (Mullins) Mullins.
3. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Henry Atwell
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1992
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Geneva Marie Atwell"


Geneva Marie Mullins

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #71 028514; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Andy Arthur McCoy; age 19; born 22 Aug 1951 in Iaeger, WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living in Iaeger, WV; son of Oscar and Ruby (Asbury) McCoy, Jr; married on 24 Jul 1971 in
the Freewill Baptist Church, Lebanon, VA; Geneva Marie Mullins; age 16; born 9 Sep 1954 in Jolo,
WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 1 yrs HS education; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Walter and
Alice (Mullins) Mullins.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-046361; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Henry Atwell; age 19; born 14 May 1954 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Miles Herbert and Rosetta (Blair) Atwell; married on 18 Oct
1973 in the United Methodist Church, Grundy, VA; Geneva Marie McCoy; maiden name Mullins; age
19; born 2 Sep 1954 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 1 yr HS education; living in
Paynesville, WV; daughter of Robert Bob and Alice (Mullins) Mullins.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #79-041283; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Henry Atwell; age 25; born 14 May 1954 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last marriage
ended 8 Aug 1979; 4 yrs HS education; living in General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; son of Miles Herbert
and Rozetta (Blair) Atwell; married on 28 Sep 1979 in Grundy, VA; Geneva Marie Atwell; maiden
name Mullins; age 25; born 2 Sep 1954 in WV; divorced; this is her 4th marriage; 1 yr HS education;
living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Robert Bob and Alice Mae (Mullins) Mullins.
4. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Geneva Marie Atwell
Gender: Female
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1992
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Spouse: John Henry Atwell"
5. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Geneva Marie Atwell, 65, of Union, WV, formerly of Ritter, WV, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in CAMC Memorial in Charleston, WV.

"Geneva was born September 2, 1954 in Avondale, WV, a daughter of the late Robert and Alice Mullins.

"In addition to her parents Geneva was preceded in death by a sister, Mervel Lester, and infant brother and two brothers, Elmer and Leonard Mullins.

"Survivors include her husband of 49 years, John Atwell of the home; one daughter, Davina Galford and husband Shannon of Gap Mills, WV; one son, Patrick Atwell and wife, Jennifer of Sophia, NC; four grandchildren, TJ Galford of Gap Mills, WV, Patrick Galford and wife Tessa of Cashmere, WV, Abigail Atwell and Emma Atwell both of Sophia, NC; great granddaughter, Everleigh Galford of Cashmere, WV; one sister, Ruby Powell of Bradshaw, WV; and one brother, Virgil Mullins and wife, Helen of Bluefield, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11 o’clock with Pastor Clayton Ripley and Reverend Roy Barber officiating at the Pickaway Church of God in Pickaway, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family from after 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 10, 2020 at the Pickaway Church of God in Pickaway, WV,

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


Joseph Blair Atwell

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph B Atwell
Birth Date: 23 Jun 1957
Address: Hc 60 PO Box 5, Iaeger, WV, 24844-9402"
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Joseph Blair Atwell, 61, of Harmony, NC, passed away, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital.

"Mr. Atwell was born June 23, 1957 in Welch, WV the son of the late Miles Herbert Atwell and Rosetta Blair Shelton. He attended schools in Bradshaw, WV and was married to Brenda Lea Bailey Atwell. He retired as a coalminer with Alpha Natural Resources for over 30 years. He was a member of Johnnycake Church of the Living God in Iaeger, WV and he moved to Statesville in 2013, where he and Brenda joined Anchored in Christ Ministries. He lived and preached the Gospel and was an avid paraglider. He was “one blessed man”.

"In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Jolena Addair (Eddie George) of Statesville, a son, Billy Joseph Atwell (Tonya) of Statesville, five grandchildren, Shayla, Lindsey, Casey, Joey and Gabby, three brothers, Dillard Atwell (Barbara), John Atwell (Geneva), David Atwell and four sisters, Eunice Edgell, Jane Deskins, Emily Fultz and Loretta Payne (Odell).
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard and Charles Atwell and a step-father, Woodrow Shelton.

"Funeral services were held at 2:00p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Nicholson Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Blankenship officiating. The family received friends following the service.
Local funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, with Reverend Clinton Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, WV...."


Brenda Lee Bailey

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Brenda L Atwell
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1959
Address: Hc 60 PO Box 5, Iaeger, WV, 24844-9402"


Harold Ray Fairbanks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Harold Ray Fairbanks; born 22 Jan 1944 at Asco, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Maxwell D. (deceased)
and Della Mae (Bishop) Fairbanks; married on 14 Aug 1966 at Roderfield, WV; Georgie Ann Willard; born 29 May
1948 at Welch, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; daughter of Arnold Larry and Virginia (Mitchell) Willard; with
consent of Arnold L. and Virginia A. Willard, parents of Georgia Ann Willard.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Harold Ray (Fuzz) Fairbanks, 71, of Roderfield, WV, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday July 30, 2015, at Welch Community Hospital, Welch, WV, after a long illness.

"Harold was born January 22, 1944, in Asco, WV, a son of the late Maxwell Dyson and Della Mae Bishop Fairbanks. He was the senior vice commander of the VFW Post 1144 Iaeger, WV, a member of the American Legion Post 8 Welch WV, member of the Iaeger Lions Club, and a proud veteran of the Vietnam War having served with the 173rd Airborne Brigade. He was a member of the Premier Pentecostal Holiness Church, and was retired from Alpha Natural Resources.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Dixie Lee Chavez.

"Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 48 years, Jackie Davis Fairbanks, a daughter, Joy and husband John Myers of Shady Spring, WV, a son Shannon Fairbanks and fiancee ShaLeigh Comerford of Roanoke, VA, a granddaughter, Emily Myers of Shady Spring, WV, two brothers, William Dyson and wife Nancy Fairbanks of Somerset, KY and Larry Dean Fairbanks of the Welch/Pineville Road; five sisters, Rita Joyce (Waye) Alley of the Welch/Pineville Road, Brenda Gay (Mack) Mullins of Big Sandy, WV, Deloris Jean (Len) Murdock of Arizona, Kathy Ann (Roger) Collins of Big Sandy, WV; and a host of nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 3, 2015 at 11 o'clock, with Reverend Randall Dority officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park at Bluewell, WV, where military graveside rites will be performed by the Iaeger, VFW Post 1144, who will also serve as pallbearers...."


Georgia Ann Willard

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Harold Ray Fairbanks; born 22 Jan 1944 at Asco, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Maxwell D. (deceased)
and Della Mae (Bishop) Fairbanks; married on 14 Aug 1966 at Roderfield, WV; Georgie Ann Willard; born 29 May
1948 at Welch, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; daughter of Arnold Larry and Virginia (Mitchell) Willard; with
consent of Arnold L. and Virginia A. Willard, parents of Georgia Ann Willard.


Harold Ray Fairbanks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 152; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Harold Ray Fairbanks; born 22 Jan 1944 at Asco, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Maxwell D. (deceased)
and Della Mae (Bishop) Fairbanks; married on 14 Aug 1966 at Roderfield, WV; Georgie Ann Willard; born 29 May
1948 at Welch, WV; single; living at Big Sandy, WV; daughter of Arnold Larry and Virginia (Mitchell) Willard; with
consent of Arnold L. and Virginia A. Willard, parents of Georgia Ann Willard.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Harold Ray (Fuzz) Fairbanks, 71, of Roderfield, WV, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday July 30, 2015, at Welch Community Hospital, Welch, WV, after a long illness.

"Harold was born January 22, 1944, in Asco, WV, a son of the late Maxwell Dyson and Della Mae Bishop Fairbanks. He was the senior vice commander of the VFW Post 1144 Iaeger, WV, a member of the American Legion Post 8 Welch WV, member of the Iaeger Lions Club, and a proud veteran of the Vietnam War having served with the 173rd Airborne Brigade. He was a member of the Premier Pentecostal Holiness Church, and was retired from Alpha Natural Resources.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Dixie Lee Chavez.

"Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 48 years, Jackie Davis Fairbanks, a daughter, Joy and husband John Myers of Shady Spring, WV, a son Shannon Fairbanks and fiancee ShaLeigh Comerford of Roanoke, VA, a granddaughter, Emily Myers of Shady Spring, WV, two brothers, William Dyson and wife Nancy Fairbanks of Somerset, KY and Larry Dean Fairbanks of the Welch/Pineville Road; five sisters, Rita Joyce (Waye) Alley of the Welch/Pineville Road, Brenda Gay (Mack) Mullins of Big Sandy, WV, Deloris Jean (Len) Murdock of Arizona, Kathy Ann (Roger) Collins of Big Sandy, WV; and a host of nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 3, 2015 at 11 o'clock, with Reverend Randall Dority officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park at Bluewell, WV, where military graveside rites will be performed by the Iaeger, VFW Post 1144, who will also serve as pallbearers...."


Bender Charles Lockhart

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 13/14 Jan 1920; Page 265A; Image
25 of 43; Family #253/257.
Listed as Ben Lockhart; age 5 ys, 0 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Elijah Lockhart.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bull Creek Road; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page
206B; Image 11 of 42; Family #79/80.
Listed as Bender Lockhart; age 16; born in WV; single; in household of father, Elijah Lockhart.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Bender Lockhart; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of
Elijah and ______ Lockhart; married on 18 May 1936 at Panther, WV; Frankey Matney; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Green and Lina.


Francis "Frankey" Matney

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1936); Page 377; WV Archives Web Site.
Bender Lockhart; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Panther, WV; son of
Elijah and ______ Lockhart; married on 18 May 1936 at Panther, WV; Frankey Matney; age 18; born
in McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Green and Lina.


Robert Leo "Bobby" Lockhart

1. NC Death Index, 1908-2004; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Robert Leo Lockhart
Gender Male
Race White
Hispanic Origin Non-Hispanic
Marital Status Married
Social Security Number 335408041
Father's Last Name Lockhart
Age 51 Years
Date of Birth 7 Mar 1948
Residence City Other
Residence County Beaufort (sic?)
Residence State West Virginia (sic?)
Residence Zip Code 24872
Occupation Mining machine operators
Industry Coal mining
Date of Death 18 Aug 1999
Death City Hickory
Death County Catawba
Death State North Carolina
Autopsy Autopsy Not Performed
Autopsy Findings Autopsy findings were not considered in determining cause of death
Institution Hospital Inpatient
Hospital Name CATAWBA MEM HOSP
Attendant Physician
Burial Location Burial out-of-state
Recorded Date 13 Sep 1999
Source Vendor North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics"


Shirley Rose Lockhart

1. WV Death Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name Shirley Rose Lockhart
Death Date 7 Jan 1951
Death Place McDowell, West Virginia
Father Name Bender Lockhart
Mother Name Frokie Matney
FHL Film Number 1984246"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #5192; WV Archives Web Site.
Shirley Rose Lockart; age 2 7 days; born 31 Oct 1950 at Panther, WV; living at Panther, WV; daughter of
Bender and Frankie (Matney) Lockhart; died 7 Jan 1951 at Panther, WV; due to bilateral broncho-pneumonia;
buried 9 Jan 1951 in Lockhart Cemetery; informant, Bender Lockhart.