McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


David K. Mayberry

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 398; WV Archives Web Site.
David Mayberry; age 23; born in Rosemore, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Kirk and
Zola (Pittman) Mayberry; married on 30 Jun 1950 in Hatcher, WV; Joy Reed; age 16; born in
Lamar, WV; single; living in Hatcher, WV; daughter of Herman and Besse Reed.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"David K. Mayberry, 90, exchanged his earthly home in Kopperston, WV to his Heavenly home on Thursday
February 1, 2018. He was the son of the late Christopher K. and Zola Matney Mayberry. David had
suffered a heart-attack followed by a stroke from which he could not recover. He was lovingly attended
by his wife Joy Reed Mayberry and his elder daughter Marina. Survivors also include a daughter Denise
(Scott) Spills of Titusville, FL; a granddaughter; three great grandchildren; and two great great
grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. David was a multi faceted person who
worked in jobs from mining at Kopperston to the Space Industry in Florida, where he worked on the
Apollo and shuttle programs until his retirement. He then returned to West Virginia the state he dearly
loved. A celebration of David's life will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday February 11, 2018 at the Delilah
United Methodist Church, Oceana, WV. with Rev. Ron Acord and Rev. Jerry Cook officiating. Friends may
gather with the family from 1:00 PM until time of services on Sunday...."


Joy Reed

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 398; WV Archives Web Site.
David Mayberry; age 23; born in Rosemore, WV; single; living at Hatcher, WV; son of Kirk and
Zola (Pittman) Mayberry; married on 30 Jun 1950 in Hatcher, WV; Joy Reed; age 16; born in
Lamar, WV; single; living in Hatcher, WV; daughter of Herman and Besse Reed.


Gayle Randall Spears

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Gayle Randall Spears; age 18; born in KY; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Virgil R. and Hannah
Spears; married on 24 Apr 1959 at Mullens, WV; Olivia Lavonn Tilley; age 16; born at Pineville, WV;
single; living at Glover, WV; daughter of Paul D. and Eileen Tilley.


Olivia Lavonne Tilley

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1959); Page 18; WV Archives Web Site.
Gayle Randall Spears; age 18; born in KY; single; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Virgil R. and
Hannah Spears; married on 24 Apr 1959 at Mullens, WV; Olivia Lavonn Tilley; age 16; born at
Pineville, WV; single; living at Glover, WV; daughter of Paul D. and Eileen Tilley.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #72 043921; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Lonnie Morris West; age 34; born 14 Oct 1938 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; 1 yrs HS
education; living at Baileysville, WV; son of Morris and Nora (Lester) West; married on 26 oct 1972
at Grundy, VA; Olivia Lavonn Spears; maiden name, Tilley; age 29; born 13 Jan 1943 in WV;
divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Pineville, WV; daughter of Paul
Dewey and Eileen (Cook) Tilley.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Olivia Lavonne Tilley Allen, 75, of Beckley, WV passed away on Thursday September 6, 2018 at Cedar Ridge
Center, Sissonville, WV. She was born on January 13, 1943 in Pineville, WV a daughter of the late Paul and
Eileen Cook Tilley. Olivia cherished all children. She is a member of the UMWA and after working 24 years
she retired from the coal mines. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sons Brian and
Darren Spears. Survivors include four daughters Lawana (Jesse) Meade of Bolt, Leisa (Eddie) Lester of
Chapmanville, Libby (Terrance) Allison of Bolt and Connie West of Lakin; two sons Randy Spears and
companion Alma of Bolt and Shawn (Margie) Spears of Pineville; a sister Sandra (Richard) Hatfield of
Beckley; two brothers Doug (Peggy) Tilley of CA and Robert (Carolin) Tilley of Beckley; her long time
companion Rhul Barken of Ashford; twenty grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren; and a host of
other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 3PM on Sunday September 9th at the
Breckenridge Missionary Baptist Church, Bolt, WV with Pastor Corey Brooks officiating. ..."


Green Sheridan Ledford

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 254; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Sheridan Ledford; age 28; born in Lee Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Matoaka, WV; son of
Clayburn and Josephine; married on 7 Aug 1930 at Bluefield, WV; Bettie Mae Frances Brown; age
19; born in Franklin Co, VA; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Fletcher and Ina (sp?).


Bettie Mae Frances Brown

1. Floyd Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #6852; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bettie Mae Francis Brown; born 8 Feb 1912 in Copper Hill, Floyd Co, VA; father, Emmett Flether
Brown; farmer; age 28 at her birth; born in Roanoke, VA; mother, Nannie Arabell Garlick; age 19 at
her birth; born in Montgomery Co, VA; parents married 25 Dec 1907 in Shawsville, VA; Bettie was
their 3rd child.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1930); Page 254; WV Archives Web Site.
Green Sheridan Ledford; age 28; born in Lee Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Matoaka, WV; son of
Clayburn and Josephine; married on 7 Aug 1930 at Bluefield, WV; Bettie Mae Frances Brown; age
19; born in Franklin Co, VA; single; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Fletcher and Ina (sp?)
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bettie Mae Ledford
[Bettie M Ledford]
[Bettie Mae Brown]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 8 Feb 1912
Birth Place: Floyd County, Virginia
Death Date: 5 Oct 2003
Father: Emmett F Brown
Mother: Nannie A Garlic
SSN: 236887639
Notes: Mar 1970: Name listed as BETTIE MAE LEDFORD;
09 Oct 2003: Name listed as BETTIE M LEDFORD"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Bettie M. Ledford
SSN: 236-88-7639
Last Residence:
24899 Yukon, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 8 Feb 1912
Died: 5 Oct 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1969)"


Paul Sheridan Ledford

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Paul Sheridon Ledford
[Paul S Ledford]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Jul 1931
Birth Place: Davy McDowel, West Virginia
Death Date: 30 Aug 1994
Father: Green S Ledford
Mother: Betty M Brown
SSN: 233447953
Notes: Mar 1946: Name listed as PAUL SHERIDON LEDFORD;
22 Sep 1994: Name listed as PAUL S LEDFORD"


Carl Edward Ledford

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Carl Edward Ledford, 71, of Bluefield, formerly of Yukon, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018 at his residence.
"Born December 9, 1947 in Yukon he was the son of the late Green Sheridan Ledford and Bettie Mae Brown Ledford. He was an Army veteran and served in Vietnam. He was a graduate of Big Creek High School, and was a former mechanic.
"Funeral service will be conducted Friday, December 21, at 11 a.m. in Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton with Reverend David Dash officiating. Burial will follow in the cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 1144 of Iaeger...."


Samuel Ace Agnew

1. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Samuel Ace Agnew
Birth Date: 8 Feb 1880
Birth Place: Floyd County, Virginia
Death Date: 8 Feb 1960
Death Place: Northfork, McDowell, West Virginia
Burial Date: 10 Feb 1960
Burial Place: Bluefield, West Virginia
Cemetery Name: Woodlawn
Death Age: 80
Occupation: Janitor
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Residence: Northfork, McDowell, West Virginia
Father Name: John William Agnew
Mother Name: Mollie Bennett
FHL Film Number: 800214"


Clara Virginia Asper

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 009317; WV Archives Web Site.
Clara Virginia Agnew; age 74; born 23 Aug 1889 in Pulaski, VA; widow; housewife; living at
Northfork, WV; daughter of Adam J. and Martha (Starver) Asper; died 12 Jun 1963 in Northfork,
WV; due to hypertensive cardio-vascular disease with arteriosclerosis of kidneys, chronic
nephritis; buried 14 Jun 1963 in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV; informanr,
Sybil Cornett, Northfork, WV.


James Thompson

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"James Thompson 74 of Glen Fork passed away Tuesday October 2, 2018.

"Born January 26, 1944 in Wyoming county he was the son of the late Arthur and Lilly Bailey Thompson.

"James was a retired coal miner with over 36 years of working in the mines. He was member of the UMWA. James was an avid outdoors man and loved being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his 2 brothers Roger Thompson, and David Thompson. His Great Granddaughter Katelyn Rocchi.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife Dollie Thompson, his 2 sons Brain Thompson and Charles Thompson. 4 grand children: Heather Rocchi, Cody Thompson, Stephanie Richardson, and Samantha Mitchell. 9 great grandchildren, 2 brothers Leroy Thompson, and Leon Thompson. 5 sisters: Betty Bailey, Bethal Gannon, Clesty Kinney, Eleanor Hardister, and Suzie Tilley, and a host of nieces, nephews, and countless friends and extended family.


Dollie V.

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Dollie Y Thompson
Event Date 01 Jan 1998
Event Place Matheny, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 19 Aug 1944
Address Matheny, West Virginia 24860
Address Date 01 Jan 1998
2nd Address Glen Fork, West Virginia 25845
2nd Address Date 01 Apr 1993-01 Jan 2009
Affiliate Identifier 173285845"


Pheoba

1. 1900 Census, Surry Co, NC; Bryan Township; taken on 9 Jun 1900; Page 8B; Image 16 of 45;
Family #115/116.
Listed as Pheoba Wright; age 68; born in Feb 1832 in NC; widow; 7 children, 4 living; farmer;
head of household.