McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Mary Ann Kinser

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "The Benjamin Harrison (Harris)
Spry Family"; Article; Page 242; submitted by Bobbie Jean Spry Thompson, 34 Canterbury Rd,
Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Betty Jean Barwick

1. "Tallahassee Democrat"; Tallahassee, FL; Wednesday; 17 May 1995; Page 30; Newspapers.com
Website.
"Betty Jean Barwick
"Betty Jean Barwick, 52, of Cairo, 6a., died Monday.

"The service will be at 11 a.ra Thursday at Clark Funeral Home in Cairo (912-377-1414), with burial at Long Branch Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

"A native of Grady County, Ga., she was a seamstress for Joan Arc Mills.

"She is survived by two sons, Steve Cowart and Mike Cowart, both of Tif-ton, Ga.; two daughters, Shannon Cowart and Angie Cowart, both of Tifton; her mother, Aretta M Barwick of Cairo; a brother, Robert Braxton Barwick of Cairo; and a sister, Dorothy Barwick Brinson of Cairo."


Billy Ray Mitchell

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Newspaper Obit; 27 Aug 2021; On-Line Edition.
"Billy Ray Mitchell (62) of Charlotte, NC passed away on August 23, 2021 following a short illness.

"Born on August 28, 1958 in Welch, WV he was the son of the late Fon and Helen ‘Shorty’ Mitchell of Roderfield, WV. Billy was preceded in death by his mother and father and was of the Pentecostal faith.

"Billy is survived by his loving family and children Nickolas (Monica) and Ashlee (Brandon) Biggers and grandchildren that he absolutely adored – Bain Biggers and Gatlin and Everleigh Mitchell all of Charlotte.

"In addition, he is survived by sisters Fonda Walker, Diana Hanshaw of Roderfield, WV and Frances Weaver of Coalwood, WV along with a host of nieces and nephews.

"Billy was employed at Jimmy’s Hardware in Roderfield before moving to Charlotte. He worked at Ferguson Enterprises for 35 years and retired last August.

"In keeping with Billy’s wishes, he was cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left for the family at www.McEwenFS.com."


Janice Gray

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Rev Richard L. Gray"; Article; Page 153; submitted by Richard L. Gray,
Havaco, WV .


Douglas Cline

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-051914; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Douglas Cline; age 20; born 11 Apr 1955 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade education;
living at General Delivery, Panther, WV; son of Lawrence and Ada (Lester) Cline; married on 22 Dec
1975 in Grundy, VA; Joan Roberts; age 16; born 11 Jul 1959 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage;
8th grade education; living at General Delivery, Panther, WV; daughter of Roland Olson and Sylvia
Lue (Justice) Roberts.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Douglas Cline, 65, of North Wilkesboro, NC, formerly of Panther, WV passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

"Douglas was born April 11, 1955, in Welch, WV, a son of the late Lawrence and Ada Lester Cline. He was a coal miner and the last surviving member of his original family.

"In addition to his parents Douglas was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

"Survivors include one daughter, Brittany Cline and her husband William Billings of Lansing, NC; one son, Douglas Ray Cline and his fiancé David Clayton Saunders III of Winston Salem, NC; two grandchildren, Robert and Joanna Billings of Lansing, NC; sister-in-law, Patricia Cline of North Wilkesboro, NC; a special niece, Joni Hamby also of North Wilkesboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 12, 2020 at 12 noon with Elder Fred Bailey and others officiating. Burial will follow in the Tom Lester Cemetery in Greenbrier Hollow near Panther, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family Saturday evening, October 10, 2020 after 6 p.m. and all day Sunday, October 11, 2020. Evening services will be held each evening at 7 o’clock.

"Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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


Joan Roberts

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-051914; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Douglas Cline; age 20; born 11 Apr 1955 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade education;
living at General Delivery, Panther, WV; son of Lawrence and Ada (Lester) Cline; married on 22 Dec
1975 in Grundy, VA; Joan Roberts; age 16; born 11 Jul 1959 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage;
8th grade education; living at General Delivery, Panther, WV; daughter of Roland Olson and Sylvia
Lue (Justice) Roberts.


Brenda Dotson

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Brenda Sue Lockhart, 53 of Bull Creek, West Virginia received her Heavenly Wings on September 2, 2021 at home surrounded by her children and family. Brenda was born February 26, 1968; the daughter of Edgar and Catherine Dotson. Brenda was an avid biker and longtime School Bus Driver for The McDowell County Board of Education. Brenda loved her children and grandchildren more than anything. Brenda was preceded in death by her father Edgar Dotson and two grandmothers Lena Dotson and Elsie Riley. Survivors include her mother, Catherine Dotson; one daughter, Kayla Lockhart – Price and husband Justin; two sons: Kevin Lockhart and his wife, Ashley as well as Kasey Lockhart and wife, Kelli; special friend, Tony Mosko; two brothers: Eddie Dotson and wife, Diana and Larry Dotson and wife, Crystal; six grandchildren: Skylar, Jessa, Karley, Maliyah, Garron, and River; nieces and nephews Megan Bailey, Tommy Dotson, Caylee Dotson, Ashley Mullins and Dawson Mullins. Funeral Services will be held at The Lockhart Residence on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 3:00 PM with Pastor Sandy Bryant, Reverend Melissa Taylor and Shannon Lester officiating. Burial will follow at Coleman Cemetery, John Dotson Hollow located in Mohawk, West Virginia. Pallbearers will be family and friends. At the request of the family, Immediate Family may assemble at the residence Wednesday evening for visitation and remembrance of Mrs. Lockhart and friends are invited to meet and visit with the family Thursday all day with services to be held Thursday night at 7:00PM. Fanning Funeral Home of Iaeger, West Virginia is serving the family. Online condolences may be made online at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


William Basken Dillon

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 9A; Image
21 of 50; Family #156/162.
Listed as William B. Dillon; age 30; born in VA in May 1870; married 8 yrs; farm laborer; head of
household.
2. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as William B. Dillon; age 40; born in VA; married once for 18 yrs; odd job laborer; head of
household.


Susan Ann "Susie" Bailey

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 9A; Image
21 of 50; Family #156/162.
Listed as Susan O. Dillon; age 26; born in VA in Feb 1874; married 8 yrs; 3 children, all living; in
household of husband, William B. Dillon.
2. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Susan Dillon; age 29 (sic, abt 36); born in VA; married once for 18 yrs; 8 childred, all living;
in household of husband, William B. Dillon.


Elizabeth Dillon

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 9A; Image
21 of 50; Family #156/162.
Listed as Elizabeth Dillon; age 4; born in WV in Aug 1895; in household of father, William B. Dillon.
2. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Elizabeth Dillon; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, William B. Dillon.


Bertha Dillon

1. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Pocahontas; taken 9 Jun 1900; Page 9A; Image
21 of 50; Family #156/162.
Listed as Birtie Dillon; age 1; born in WV in May 1899; in household of father, William B. Dillon.
2. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Bertha Dillon; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, William B. Dillon.


Thomas H. Dillon

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Thomas H. Dillon; age 9; born in VA; in household of father, William B. Dillon.


Hite Dillon

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Hite Dillon; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, William B. Dillon.


Julia A. Dillon

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Julia A. Dillon; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, William B. Dillon.


Sadie Dillon

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Sadie Dillon; age 4; born in VA; in household of father, William B. Dillon.


Dinah Dillon

1. 1910 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; taken 26 May 1910; Page 75B; Image 58 of 67;
Family #501/506.
Listed as Dinah Dillon; age 2; born in VA; in household of father, William B. Dillon.