McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


James Ronald Bell Sr

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"James Ronald Bell, Sr., of Gary, WV, died Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Welch Community Hospital following a long illness.

"James was born May 28, 1952, in Asco, WV, a son of the late Dave and Maxine Woods Bell. He was disabled coal miner and loved to ride four wheelers.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry and Jerry Bell.

"Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Chris Bell of the home; one daughter, Judy Bell of Gary, WV; one son, James R. Bell Jr. and wife Virginia of Gary; two granddaughters, Madison and Kelly Bell both of Gary; two brothers, Jimmy Bell and wife Janet of Quincy, OH, and Bobby Bell and wife Marlene of Twin Branch, WV; two sisters, Shelia Hinkle and husband Cork of Tennessee and Jackie Lellmond and husband Larry of Degraff, OH; and a host of nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 22, 2012, at 11 o clock, with Pastor Rick Sturgill, Reverend Brenda Blankenship, and Reverend Roger Ferrell officiating at the Gary #10Pentecostal Holiness Church in Gary, WV. Burial will follow in the Christian Cemetery near Roderfield, WV...."
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by In Remembrance; 23 Feb 2019.
" James Ronald Bell, Sr
Birth 28 May 1952
Asco, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Dec 2012 (aged 60)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Addison Christian Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 197068509"


Preston Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Preston Keen; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #66 006855; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Preston Keene; age 48; born in Tazewell Co, VA; divorced; married once before; unemployed;
living at English, WV; son of Joe and Liza (Baldwin) Keene; married on 4 Mar 1966 at Grundy, VA;
Ozella Horn; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; never married; living at English, WV; daughter
of Ernest and Linda Horn.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Preston Keene; born 28 Jun 1910; died 15 Mar 1995; last residence, Welch, WV; SS# 232-38-0865;
card issued in NC or WV before 1951.
4. Social Security Application and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Preston Keene
SSN: 232380865
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 28 Jun 1910
Birth Place: Richland, Virginia
[Richlands, Virginia]
Father Name: Joe E Keene
Mother Name: Lisa Balden
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Death Date: 15 Mar 1995
Claim Date: 11 Mar 1971
Type of Claim: Duplicate SSN - change or replacement.
Additional Information: Evidence other than birth record submitted; U.S. citizen or alien allowed to work.
Notes: 07 May 1986: Name listed as PRESTON KEENE."


Winfred "Winnie" Keene

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Winfred “Winnie” Keene, 73, of Atwell, WV, died at his residence, Monday, December 17, 2012.

"Winfred was born January 27, 1939, in English, WV, a son of the late Preston and Nora Joyce Keene. He was a coal miner; enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing. He liked helping his community, especially in their time of need.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Bessie Sweeney Keene, one sister, Margaret Scott Keene; one brother, Leston Keene, and a stepdaughter, Beulah Whited.

"Survivors include his wife Ruth Keene of the home; children Pamela Epling and husband Charles of Chapmanville, WV, Jessica Prater and husband Vernon of Vallscreedk, WV, Joseph Keene and wife Christina also
of Vallscreek, WV, Michael Vestal of Jolo, WV, Teresa Payne and companion, Walter Ball of Bradshaw, WV, Jeannie Parker and husband Billy of Newhall, WV, Julia Yates and husband Charlie of Charleston, SC, Yulonda Harvey and husband Mark of Taylorsville, NC, Mary Byrd of Pineville, WV, Joey Jackson of Huntersville, NC, Barbara Cline and husband Toby of Pineville, WV, Claudia Kennedy and husband Vernon of War, WV, Chris Ward and husband Thomas of Iron Station, NC, and Raymond Webb of Princeton, WV; brothers, Perry Keene and wife Betty of Hampton, VA, Ralph Keene and wife Kay of Olive Hill, KY, Wilburn Keene of Raysal, WV, Freddy Keene of English, WW, Samuel Keene and wife Barbara, of War WV, and Preston “Big Boy” Keene of Canebrake, WV; sister, Linda Jenks and husband Mackie of Raysal, WV; 34 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and special friends, Brooks Koboski, of Atwell, C.B. Lester of Bartley, and Marvin Horne of English, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, December 20, 2012, at 1 o clock, with Reverend Roger “Pete” Woods officiating at the Jesus Church in Bartley, WV. Burial will follow in the Riffe Cemetery on Short Ridge near Atwell, WV...."


Winfred "Winnie" Keene

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Winfred “Winnie” Keene, 73, of Atwell, WV, died at his residence, Monday, December 17, 2012.

"Winfred was born January 27, 1939, in English, WV, a son of the late Preston and Nora Joyce Keene. He was a coal miner; enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing. He liked helping his community, especially in their time of need.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Bessie Sweeney Keene, one sister, Margaret Scott Keene; one brother, Leston Keene, and a stepdaughter, Beulah Whited.

"Survivors include his wife Ruth Keene of the home; children Pamela Epling and husband Charles of Chapmanville, WV, Jessica Prater and husband Vernon of Vallscreedk, WV, Joseph Keene and wife Christina also
of Vallscreek, WV, Michael Vestal of Jolo, WV, Teresa Payne and companion, Walter Ball of Bradshaw, WV, Jeannie Parker and husband Billy of Newhall, WV, Julia Yates and husband Charlie of Charleston, SC, Yulonda Harvey and husband Mark of Taylorsville, NC, Mary Byrd of Pineville, WV, Joey Jackson of Huntersville, NC, Barbara Cline and husband Toby of Pineville, WV, Claudia Kennedy and husband Vernon of War, WV, Chris Ward and husband Thomas of Iron Station, NC, and Raymond Webb of Princeton, WV; brothers, Perry Keene and wife Betty of Hampton, VA, Ralph Keene and wife Kay of Olive Hill, KY, Wilburn Keene of Raysal, WV, Freddy Keene of English, WW, Samuel Keene and wife Barbara, of War WV, and Preston “Big Boy” Keene of Canebrake, WV; sister, Linda Jenks and husband Mackie of Raysal, WV; 34 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and special friends, Brooks Koboski, of Atwell, C.B. Lester of Bartley, and Marvin Horne of English, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, December 20, 2012, at 1 o clock, with Reverend Roger “Pete” Woods officiating at the Jesus Church in Bartley, WV. Burial will follow in the Riffe Cemetery on Short Ridge near Atwell, WV...."


Joseph E. Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Joe Keen; age 47; born in VA; married; farmer; head of household.


Eliza Jane Baldwin

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Liza Keen; age 47; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Joseph E. Keene.


Albert Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Albert Keen; age 16; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.


Jesse James Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Jess Keen; age 13; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.


Katherine Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Katherine Keen; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.


Leander Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Leander Keen; age 5; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.


Eula Mae Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as May Keen; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.


Sherman Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Sherman Keen; age 1; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.


David Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as David Keen; age 75; born in VA; married; in household of son, Joseph E. Keene.


Rinda

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Rinda Keen; age 70; born in VA; married; in household of son, Joseph E. Keene.


Preston Keene

1. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 7 Jan 1920; Page 225B;
Image 10 of 65; Family #82/84.
Listed as Preston Keen; age 12; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph E. Keene.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #66 006855; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Preston Keene; age 48; born in Tazewell Co, VA; divorced; married once before; unemployed;
living at English, WV; son of Joe and Liza (Baldwin) Keene; married on 4 Mar 1966 at Grundy, VA;
Ozella Horn; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; never married; living at English, WV; daughter
of Ernest and Linda Horn.
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Preston Keene; born 28 Jun 1910; died 15 Mar 1995; last residence, Welch, WV; SS# 232-38-0865;
card issued in NC or WV before 1951.
4. Social Security Application and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Preston Keene
SSN: 232380865
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 28 Jun 1910
Birth Place: Richland, Virginia
[Richlands, Virginia]
Father Name: Joe E Keene
Mother Name: Lisa Balden
Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen.
Death Date: 15 Mar 1995
Claim Date: 11 Mar 1971
Type of Claim: Duplicate SSN - change or replacement.
Additional Information: Evidence other than birth record submitted; U.S. citizen or alien allowed to work.
Notes: 07 May 1986: Name listed as PRESTON KEENE."


Ozella Horn

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage Certificate #66 006855; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Preston Keene; age 48; born in Tazewell Co, VA; divorced; married once before; unemployed;
living at English, WV; son of Joe and Liza (Baldwin) Keene; married on 4 Mar 1966 at Grundy, VA;
Ozella Horn; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; never married; living at English, WV; daughter
of Ernest and Linda Horn.


Edgar Riley Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Lester; age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of William
and Virginia; married on 19 Apr 1915 at Gary, WV; Ethel Adams; age 17; born in Pulaski Co, VA;
single; daughter of Charlie and Maggie.


Ethel Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1915); Page 349; WV Archives Web Site.
Edgar Lester; age 21; born in Roanoke, VA; single; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of William
and Virginia; married on 19 Apr 1915 at Gary, WV; Ethel Adams; age 17; born in Pulaski Co, VA;
single; daughter of Charlie and Maggie.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Venus; Gary-Thorpe Road; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page
19A; Image 11 of 60; Family # 90/92.
Listed as Ethel Lester; age 30; born in VA; married at 14; half-daughter (sic, step-daughter); in
household of step-father, James C. Nichols.