McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Riley Hawks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page198B;
Image 12 of 76; Family #118/129.
Listed as Riley Hawks; age 33; born in VA; married at 21; drill man in coal mine; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Berows Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 757A; Image 3 of 31; Household #21.
Listed as Riley Hawks; age 44; born in VA; married; 5th grade education; lived in same house on
i Apr 1935; machine operator in coal mine; head of household.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
James Brady; 24 Sep 2015.
Riley William Hawks; born 28 Apr 1896; died 9 Aug 1955; buried here; no grave marker photo
shown.


Susan R. Lowe

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page198B;
Image 12 of 76; Family #118/129.
Listed as Susan Hawks; age 33; born in VA; married at 21; in household of husband, William
Riley Hawks.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Berows Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 757A; Image 3 of 31; Household #21.
Listed as Susie Hawks; age 43; born in VA; married; 4th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, William Riley Hawks.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6258; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Riley Hawks; Susan Millender written in; age 56; born in Apr 1986 in Carroll Co, VA; married;
housewife; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter of William Thomas and Margaret Frances (Shelton)
Lowe; died 18 May 1952 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to cerbro-vascular accident; buried
21 May 1952 in Iaeger Memorial.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
KJ Hall; 6 Oct 2015.
Susan Milliander Lowe Hawks; born in Apr 1896; died 17 Apr 1952; buried here; no grave marker
photo shown; death certificate shown.


Icy B. Hawks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page198B;
Image 12 of 76; Family #118/129.
Listed as Icy B. Hawks; age 8; born in VA; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Berows Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 757A; Image 3 of 31; Household #21.
Listed as Icey Hawks; age 18; born in VA; single; 7th grade education; lived in same house on
i Apr 1935; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.


Clarence L. Hawks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page198B;
Image 12 of 76; Family #118/129.
Listed as Clarence L. Hawks; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Berows Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 757A; Image 3 of 31; Household #21.
Listed as Clarence Hawks; age 16; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived
in same house on i Apr 1935; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.


Velvia Hawks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page198B;
Image 12 of 76; Family #118/129.
Listed as Velvia Hawks; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Berows Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 757A; Image 3 of 31; Household #21.
Listed as Velvie Hawks; age 14; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived
in same house on i Apr 1935; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.


Madge Hawks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page198B;
Image 12 of 76; Family #118/129.
Listed as Madgie Hawks; age 1 yr, 11 mons; born in WV; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Berows Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24-39; taken on 10 May
1940; Page 757A; Image 3 of 31; Household #21.
Listed as Madgie Hawks; age 12; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived
in same house on i Apr 1935; in household of father, William Riley Hawks.


Charles Raymond Blankenship

1. "Heritage of Wyoming County, WV", WGS, 1995, "Jane Blankenship (Cook)" article, page 100,
submitted by Jane Blankenship Cook.
Drewrey Jess Blankenship; born on 8 Jan 1907; died on 4 Nov 1980; son of Gideon and Rebecca
Pendry Blankenship; married Mary Elizabeth Shrewsbury, daughter of Jack and Rebecca Lester
Shrewsbury. Son, Charles Raymond Blankenship; born on 9 Jun 1931; died on 20 Jul 1988.


Shelve Jean "Shelby" Shrewsbury

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Thursday 2 Jun 2005, newspaper Obit.
"MULLENS -- James Simeon "Pim" Lane, 73, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 31,
2005, at a Beckley hospital following a long illness..." "Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Shelby Shrewsbury Lane..."
2. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Shelva Jean “Shelby” “Granny” Blankenship Lane, 80, of Mullens passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at her residence.

"Born November 24, 1939 at Barkers Ridge, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Bessie Mae (Hatcher) Shrewsbury.

"Granny was a former cook at the Pizza Mart and retired as a caregiver from Mullens Manor. She was a member of the Sand Gap Old Regular Baptist Church. Granny was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother and she will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

"In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Raymond Blankenship; her second husband, James Lane; one infant son, Kenneth Ray Blankenship; sister, Dorothy Trail; and one brother, Carl Shrewsbury.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Karen Hicks and her husband, Randy of Mullens; two sons, Charles Dewayne Blankenship and his wife, Della of Mullens and Michael Blankenship of Mullens; five grandchildren, Christy Mills and her husband, David, Kenneth Blankenship, Michael Aaron Blankenship, Christopher Harris and his wife, Rebecca, and Alicia Capone; 14 great grandchildren; one sister, Lena Alltop and her husband, David of Ghent; two brothers, Glen Shrewsbury and his wife, Polly of Ghent and Pat Shrewsbury of Danville, VA; special friend, Amber Simmons; and two fur babies, Baby and Peanut.

"Services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 4, 2020 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Elder Russell McCoy and Elder Freddie Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow in the Milam Cemetery, Barkers Ridge.

"Friends may call one hour prior to service Friday at the funeral home.

"Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"For those wishing to attend the services, CDC guidelines will be followed, social distancing is required, and masks are mandatory.

"Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com.

"The family of Granny Blankenship is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens."


Earmel Addair

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 10 Apr 1930, Page 253B, Family #216.
Listed as Erma Addair, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Benjamin H. Addair.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV 1858-1995", Vol I, "Esley Couch"; article; Page 127; submitted
by Esley Couch, Box 642, Bradshaw, WV 24817.


Bruce Bailey

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 1; WV Archives Website.
Bruce Bailey; age 24; born in Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 3 Jan 1946 at
Iaeger, WV; Violet Virginia Crouse; age 21; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single;
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 6 Jun 2010.
" Bruce Bailey
Birth 30 Jan 1921
Panther, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 29 Jan 2005 (aged 83)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 53328577"


Violet Virginia Crouse

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 1; WV Archives Website.
Bruce Bailey; age 24; born in Panther, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 3 Jan 1946 at
Iaeger, WV; Violet Virginia Crouse; age 21; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single;
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 6 Jun 2010.
" Violet Virginia Crouse Bailey
Birth 2 Dec 1925
Iaeger, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Sep 2005 (aged 79)
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 53328681"


Velt Baker

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 338; WV Archives Website.
Velt Baker; age 22; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; living at Horsepen, WV; married on 11 Apr 1945
in Welch, WV; Lillie Asbury; age 21; born in Bishop, VA; single; living at Horsepen, WV.


Lillie Margaret Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Lillie Asbury; age 9; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same place,
Tazewell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 338; WV Archives Website.
Velt Baker; age 22; born in Grayson Co, VA; single; living at Horsepen, WV; married on 11 Apr 1945
in Welch, WV; Lillie Asbury; age 21; born in Bishop, VA; single; living at Horsepen, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Vernon Miller; 8 Jul 2012.
" Lily Margaret Asbury Baker
Birth 9 Nov 1930
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 7 Jul 2012 (aged 81)
Floyd, Floyd County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Maplewood Cemetery
Tazewell, Tazewell County, Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Lily Margaret Asbury Baker, age 81, of North Tazewell, Va., died, Saturday, July 7, 2012 at Skyline Nursing Home in Floyd, Va. Born Nov. 9, 1930 in McDowell County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late William Roy Asbury and Lakie Altizer Asbury.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Velt Baker; one daughter, Brenda Sue Bogle; two sons, Daryl Wayne Baker and James (Buck) Baker; two brothers, Hubert Asbury and Ray Asbury; and one sister, Penny Rotenberry.

"She is survived by two sons, Randy Baker and wife, Pat of Bell Spring, Va., and Jerry Baker and wife, Ann of Tazewell, Va.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Earl Asbury and Jimmy Asbury, both of North Tazewell, Va.; five sisters, Rose Day of Hopewell, Va., Shirley Bailey of Martinsville, Va., Trula Newsome of Columbus, Ohio, Wilma Tolley of Horsepen, Va., and Allenne Hicks of North Tazewell, Va.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with Pastor Arnold Marrs officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, Va...."


William David Lindsey Sr

1. Gregory-Page Funeral Home, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"William David Lindsey Sr., age 84, a life long resident of Hemphill, WV, who departed this life early on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV. He was born September 17, 1935 in Hemphill and the son of the late John D. Sr. and Elnora (Brooks) Lindsey. After completing his education at Kimball High School, he began working at Doctors' Memorial Hospital in Welch, WV. After many years of employment, he retired as a Supervisor in June of 1997 from the Department of Highways. He was of the Baptist faith, a "people person," and his most favorite pastimes were spent sitting on his porch and watching wrestling on television. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Pamela; five siblings: Archie Hansbury, John D. Lindsey Jr., Charlene Evans, Demetrius Hardman and Geraldine Saunders. He will be lovingly remembered as a devoted husband, family man and a loyal friend. He leaves treasured memories to his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Lindsey; their children: William D. (Pam) Lindsey Jr. of Baltimore, MD, Charles D. Lindsey of Bedford , OH, Patricia (Michael Sr.) Lindsey-Vaughn of Hemphill and Curtis D. Lindsey of the home; one brother, Joseph Lindsey and four sisters: Rena Logan, Linda Cameron, Parthenia Harrell and Gracie (Quentin) White all of Columbus, OH; 20 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; 22 nephews and nieces; one sister-in-law, Pamela Lindsey of Bluefield, WV and a host of other relatives and friends, which includes; special friends and neighbors, Kim Culbertson and Rosa Smith. Mr. Lindsey's Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church 315 Court Street, Welch, WV, with the Reverend George Masterson officiant, assisted by the Reverend Larry Hairston. Entombment will follow in Restlawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, 6605 New Hope Road, Bluewell, WV. His Family will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m., until the time of Service. (Social distancing and wearing masks will be observed). Services entrusted to Gregory-Page Funeral Home in Welch. (to leave online condolences: gregory-pagefh.com) "


Imogene Mounts

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #81-021306; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Perry Blackburn, Jr; age 42; born 12 Jan 1939 in Iaeger, WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 3 Apr 1981; 11th grade education; living at General Delivery; Baisden, Mingo Co,
WV; son of Perry and Virginia (Bledsoe) Blackburn, Sr; married on 14 May 1981; in Lebanon, VA;
Imogene Evans; maiden name Mounts; age 47; born 11 Feb 1934 in Delbarton, WV; divorced; this is
her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 31 Dec 1980; 12th grade education; living at General Delivery,
Baisden, WV; daughter of Greenway and Antha (Rowe) Mounts.