McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Troy Lee Harman

1. Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Troy L Harmon
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 71
Birth Date: 19 Oct 1938
Birth Place: West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Ohio, USA
Death Date: 3 May 2010
Death Hospital: Decedent's Home
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Father:
Harmon
Inquest Questions: Autopsy Performed?: NO; Autopsy Findings Available?: Not Applicable; Manner of Death: Natural; Pregnant at Time of Death?: Not Applicable; Tobacco Use Contribute to Death?: YES; Method of Disposition: Burial;
Education: High School Graduate or GED Completed
Industry: STEEL INDUSTRY
Occupation: Shear Operator"
2. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Troy Harmon
Gender: Male
Death Age: 71
Birth Date: abt 1939
Death Date: Abt 2010
Obituary Date: 6 May 2010
Spouse: Patricia
Child:
Sherree Turner
Danny
Eric
Vicki Romantic
Siblings:
Dee
Doug
Dewey
Jerry
Larry
Sheila
Louise
Tom"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Linda C.; 30 Jun 2015.
" Troy L Harmon
Birth 1938
Death 2010 (aged 71–72)
Burial
Brooklyn Heights Cemetery
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Apostles
Memorial ID 148471553


Patricia Louise Gray

1. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Patricia Louise Harmon
Birth Date: Jul 1939
Residence Date: 1983-2020
Address: 3246 Marvin Ave
Residence: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Postal Code: 44109
Second Residence Date: 1994
Second Address: 3120 Marvin U
Second Residence:
Second Postal Code: 44109
Third Residence Date: 1983-1990
Third Address: 3408 Poe Ave
Third Residence: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Third Postal Code: 44109"
2. Ohio, U.S., Birth Index, 1908-1998; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Patricia Louise Harmon
Maiden Name: GRAY
Birth Place: Virginia, USA
Certificate Number: 1963051529
Spouse:
Troy Lee Harmon
Child:
Vicki Lynn Harmon"


Danny Wayne Harman

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
Name: Danny Wayne Harmon [Danny W Harmon]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 Sep 1958
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia [Welch, West Virginia]
Death Date: Nov 1996
SSN: 289661450
Notes: 06 Nov 1974: Name listed as DANNY WAYNE HARMON;
21 Sep 1995: Name listed as DANNY W HARMON"
2. Ohio, U.S., Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2018; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Danny Wayne Harmon
Gender: Male
Race: White, Not Hispanic (White)
Age: 38
Birth Date: 23 Sep 1958
Birth Place: West Virginia, USA
Death Date: 3 Jan 1997
Death Hospital: Other/Other
Death Place: Cleveland, Cuyahoga, USA
Inquest Hospital: Public - Other
Registrar's Certificate Number: 001180
Father: Harmon
Mother: Gray
Inquest Questions: Place of Injury: Other Unspecified Places; Injury in Ohio?: Yes; Certifier: Coroner; Time of Death: 06:20 PM
Education: 12
Military service: No
Industry: Services to dwellings and other buildings
Occupation: Personnel, training, and labor relations specialists"
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Angel Searcher; 14 Dec 2012.
" Danny Wayne Harmon
Birth 23 Sep 1958
Death 3 Jan 1996 (aged 37)
Burial
Brooklyn Heights Cemetery
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Apostles
Memorial ID 102172036"


Vickie Lynn Harman

1. Ohio, U.S., Birth Index, 1908-1998; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Vicki Lynn Harmon
Birth Date: 14 Apr 1963
Birth Place: Ohio, USA
Birth Registration Date: 23 Apr 1963
Certificate Number: 1963051529
Father:
Troy Lee Harmon
Mother:
Patricia Louise Harmon"


Ira Dean White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 169; WV Archives Website.
Ira dean White; age 23; born in Union, WV; single; living at 24430 Solon Rd, Cleveland, OH; married
on 24 Dec 1957 at Jolo, WV; Gertrude Inez Hawks; age 17; born and living at Jolo, WV; single; with
consent of Harvey and Alice Hawks, parents of Gertrude Inez Hawks.


Gertrude Inez Hawks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 169; WV Archives Website.
Ira dean White; age 23; born in Union, WV; single; living at 24430 Solon Rd, Cleveland, OH; married
on 24 Dec 1957 at Jolo, WV; Gertrude Inez Hawks; age 17; born and living at Jolo, WV; single; with
consent of Harvey and Alice Hawks, parents of Gertrude Inez Hawks.
2. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name Gertrude Inez Hawks
Gender Female
Race White
Marriage Age 24
Birth Date abt 1940
Marriage Registration Place Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date 27 Jul 1964
Marriage Place Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Father Harvey Hawks
Mother Alice Mullins
Spouse Bill Ray Foley
Certificate Number 1964022157"


Adam "Bud" Lester

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Valerie Neal; 19 Feb 2014.
" Bud Adam Lester
Birth 6 Jun 1919
Hanover, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Oct 1947 (aged 28)
Marianna, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Riffe Cemetery
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 125332677"

Additional Information Posted:
"LESTER RITES TO BE FRIDAY
"Mullens, Oct.29-- Funeral services are complete today for Adam Lester, 28-year-old Glover miner
who was killed near instantly about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday by a slate fall inside the number two mine of the Marianna Smokeless Coal company.
"A supplyman at the Pineville are operation, Lester's body was found "doubled' beneath the heavy
fall by fellow workmen who had notisted him missing as they prepared to leave the mine at the end of
the first shift.
"Section foreman, reporting the second fatilaty in nearly five years at the mine, said Lester had apparently been caught as he entered a place to retrieve a shaker pan that had been ordered brought
to the outside to be repaired. He had been dead only a few minutes when found.
"A native of Hanover, he was born June 6, 1919, the son of Maston and Lucinda Dameron Lester.
"The body was removed to the Glover homefrom the Robertson and Fogelsong Funeral Home this afternoon and will be taken to the home place near Hanover Thursday morning.
"Final rites will be conducted from the home at his parents at 2 p.m. Friday with burial to follow in the Riffe Cemetery at Hanover.
"Surviving besides his parents are his wife Audrey lee Lester; a son, Bennett, 6, and two daughters, Judith Ann, 3, and Fannie Joyce, 1-year-old.
:Also surviving are two brothers, Herbert and Ezra, and five sisters, Betty, Eva, Effie, Mabelle, and Lottie, all of Hanover."


Audrey N. Lee

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Valerie Neal; 19 Feb 2014.
" Audrey Lee Lester
Birth 30 May 1924
USA
Death 18 Apr 1986 (aged 61)
USA
Burial
Riffe Cemetery
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 125332615"


Bennett Maston "Bennie" Lester

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Bennie Maston Lester [Bennie Lester]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Aug 1941
Birth Place: Ikes Fork WY, West Virginia
Death Date: 20 Mar 1996
Father:
Adam Lester
Mother:
Audrey N Lee
SSN: 233662798
Notes: Jan 1959: Name listed as BENNIE MASTON LESTER;
26 Mar 1996: Name listed as BENNIE LESTER"


John Luther Gibson

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: John Luther Gibson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 34
Birth Date: 21 Nov 1949
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 23 Mar 1984
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: William Norman Gibson
Mother: Edith Hazel Brown
Spouse: Dorothy Louise Owens
Certificate Number: 1984008489"


Dorothy Louise Owens

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Dorothy Louise Owens
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 25
Birth Date: 13 Dec 1958
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 23 Mar 1984
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Donald Lawrence Owens
Mother: Dora Lou Horn
Spouse: John Luther Gibson
Certificate Number: 1984008489"


Reece Rife

1. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken 3 Apr 1930; Page 54B; Image 2 of 26;
Family #15/15.
Listed as Reese Rife; age 24; born in VA; married at 19; farmer; head of household.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Death Certificate #11220; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Reece Rife; age 36 yrs, 3 mons, 18 days; born in Buchanan Co, VA; married; husband of Myrtle
Mullins; logman; living at Slate, VA; son of Jordan and Luise Rife; died 30 May 1939 in Buchanan Co,
VA; due to compound multiple skull fractures with intracranial hemorrhage; struck in head by limb of
tree; buried 1 Jun 1939 in family cemetery; informant, Fred Rife, brother, Slate, VA.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Clifford Edsel Miller; 27 Aug 2011.
" Reece Rife
Birth 12 Feb 1903
Slate, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 30 May 1939 (aged 36)
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Elihue Mullins Cemetery
Pilgrims Knob, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 80944684"


Myrtle Mullins

1. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken 3 Apr 1930; Page 54B; Image 2 of 26;
Family #15/15.
Listed as Myrtle Rife; age 21; born in VA; married at 14; in household of husband Reece Riffe.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Clifford Edsel Miller; 27 Aug 2011.
" Myrtle Mullins Rife
Birth 30 Nov 1908
Death 11 Dec 1981 (aged 73)
Burial
Skyline Cemetery
Justice, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 75552250"


Clarence Rife

1. 1930 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Grundy District; taken 3 Apr 1930; Page 54B; Image 2 of 26;
Family #15/15.
Listed as Clarence Rife; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Reece Riffe.


Peggy Ann "Susie" Denton

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Peggy Ann “Susie” Denton, 55, of Welch, West Virginia passed away January 25, 2022 in Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia. Peggy was born May 06, 1966 in Martinsville, Virginia to Homer and Peggy Workman Denton. Peggy was preceded in passing by her late parents as well as two brothers: David “Nook” Denton and George “Butch” Denton.

"Surviving family members include two sisters: Myrtle Denton of Welch, WV and Shirley (James) Cochran of Martinsville, VA as well as one brother, John H. (Betty) Denton of Martinsville, VA.

"Visitation will be held, Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at the Fanning Funeral Chapel in Welch, with funeral services at 11:00 AM with the Pastor Tim Akers officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Bluewell, WV.

"Pallbearers will be family and friends.

"Covid-19 protocols remain in place with the wearing of masks in indoor areas and proper social distancing to be maintained during this time.

"Fanning Funeral Home of Welch will be serving the Denton Family at this time.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."