McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Waltham Earl "Buck" Jones Sr

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Walthan Earl Jones
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Coaldan, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 25 Aug 1923
Residence Place: Bradshaw, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Occupation: Southern Coal Co
Weight: 143
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: R C Jones
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Walthan Earl Jones "
2. "World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 721; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walthan Earl "Buck" Jones; born 25 Aug 1923; CM 3rd Class; US Navy; entered service 9 Oct 1942;
served at Norfolk, VA and South Pacific; attended Iaeger HS; Methodist; son of M/M R.C. Jones, Roderfield, WV.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'64 017727; WV Archives Web Site.
Walthem Earl Jones; age 41; born 25 Aug 1923; married; deputy sheriff; served in WW II; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Ruben and Bertha (Sizemore) Jones; died 5 Dec 1964 at Bradshaw, WV;
due to coronary thrombosis with chronic cardio-vascular disease; buried 8 Dec 1964 in Iaeger
Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, WV; informant, Virginia Jones, Bradshaw, WV.
4.. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Walthem E. "Buck" Jones; born 25 Aug 1923; died 5 Dec 1964; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife, Virginia M. Jones; grave marker photo shown; "WEST VIRGINIA * CMG USNR * WORLD WAR II";
"MARRIED JULY 1, 1946".


Virginia Elizabeth Messineo

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Virginia Elizabeth Messineo
[Virginia Messineo Jones]
[Virginia Jones]
[Virginia Elizabeth Messiner]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1926
Birth Place: McComas Murp, West Virginia
[McComas, West Virginia]
Death Date: 15 Apr 1992
Father: Mike Messiner
Mother: Rosie
SSN: 235309831
Notes: Apr 1942: Name listed as VIRGINIA ELIZABETH MESSINEO; May 1956: Name listed as VIRGINIA MESSINEO JONES; Jun 1964: Name listed as VIRGINIA ELIZABETH JONES; 03 Jun 1993: Name listed as VIRGINIA JONES"
2.. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 3 Dec 2013.
Virginia M. Jones; born in 1926; died in 1994; buried here; double headstone photo shown with husband,
Walthem Earl Jones; "MARRIED JULY 1, 1946".


Jasper Lofton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #18204; WV Archives Web Site.
Jasper Lofton; age 65 yrs, 3 mons. 20 gays; born 1 Dec 1895 in MS; widowed; Negro; coal miner;
SS# 233-12-8305; living at Havaco, WV; son of Andrew Jackson and Sally Ann (______) Lofton;
died 20 Mar 1961 in Havaco, WV; due to coronary thrombosis; buried 27 Mar 1961 in Oak Grove
Cemetery, Bluewell, Mercer Co, WB; informant, Bettye Lofton, Havaco, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by B. Walls; 29 Jan 2018.
" Jasper Lofton
Birth 1 Dec 1895
Mississippi, USA
Death 20 Mar 1961 (aged 65)
Havaco, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Oak Grove Cemetery
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Plot G 274"


Hallie Marks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #17095; WV Archives Web Site.
Hallie Lofton; age 54; born 1 Mar 1902 in Marion, VA; married; colored; domestic; living at Havaco,
WV; daughter of Charlie and Mary (Locks) Marks; died 22 Nov 1956 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to cerebrovasculos, accident thrombosis; previous stroke; hypertension; buried 26 Nov 1956
in Oak Grove Cemetery (Bluewell, Mercer Co, WV).
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by B. Walls; 5 Jan 2016.
"Hallie Lofton
Birth 4 Mar 1904
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, USA
Death 23 Nov 1956 (aged 52)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Oak Grove Cemetery
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Section G"


Ralph Kellis Canterbury Sr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 169; submitted by Evelyn Canterbury, 313 Hillcrest Drive, Bluefeild,
VA.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ralph Kellis Canterbury
[Ralph K Canterbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 5 Dec 1913
Birth Place: Gates, West Virginia
Death Date: 16 Jan 1995
Father: Walter P Canterbury
Mother: Mamie E Hogan
SSN: 233126746
Notes: Apr 1937: Name listed as RALPH KELLIS CANTERBURY; 21 Jan 1995: Name listed as RALPH K CANTERBURY"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton, 5 Mar 2011; maintained by Stephanie Nichols.
" Ralph Kollis Canterbury
Birth 5 Dec 1913
Gates, Monroe County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1995 (aged 81–82)
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA "


Evelyn Virgnia Bird

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 169; submitted by Evelyn Canterbury, 313 Hillcrest Drive, Bluefeild,
VA.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Stephanie Nichols; 21 Aug 2007.
" Evelyn Virginia Bird Canterbury
Birth 4 Dec 1919
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 May 2006 (aged 86)
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Evelyn Virginia Bird Canterbury

"Evelyn Virginia Bird Canterbury, 86, of Bluefield, Va., was dead on arrival at Bluefield Regional Medical Center on Sunday, May 21, 2006.
She was born in West Virginia and was a daughter of the late James Oswald and Ella Wheeler Bird.
She was a former resident of the Berwind Briquet Camp section in Berwind. She was a lifelong Christian, was a former member of the Berwind United Methodist Church and a member of the Virginia Avenue United Methodist Church in Bluefield, Va. She was also a past member of the Order of Eastern Star.

"She was the wife of the late Ralph Kellis Canterbury Sr., and sister of the late Paul Kenton Bird.

"Survivors include two sons, Ralph Kellis Canterbury Jr. of Damascus, Ark. and Richard Norris Canterbury of the residence, 313 Hillcrest Dr., Bluefield, VA 24605-1601; two daughters, Linda Kay Canterbury Cox of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Rena Haynes Gibson of Chincoteague Island, Va.; two sisters, Clarice Mildred Bird Cook of Martinsville, Va. and Eula Faye Branson of Beckley; eight grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

"A Christian funeral service will be held Friday, May 26, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at the Virginia Avenue United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry Goodman officiating. Mrs. Canterbury will be interred at the Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va.

"Pallbearers will be close neighbors, Don Darlington, Joe Johnson, Dave Bowles and grandsons, David Canterbury, Robert Haynes and Gary Haynes.

"An opportunity to say good-bye to Mrs. Canterbury and share memories of her and offer condolences to the family may be between 7 and 9 p.m. Thursday night at the Dudley Memorial Mortuary.

"Flowers are accepted or memorial gifts may be given to the Virginia Avenue United Methodist Church or to any worthy cause.

"Dudley Memorial Mortuary in Bluefield, Va. is in charge of arrangements."


Ralph Kellis Canterbury Jr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 169; submitted by Evelyn Canterbury, 313 Hillcrest Drive, Bluefeild,
VA.


Richard Norris Canterbury

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 169; submitted by Evelyn Canterbury, 313 Hillcrest Drive, Bluefeild,
VA.


Donald Ray Barton

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 166-167; "Evans and Alice Robinette Barton" article; submitted by
Brenda Barton, RT 1, Box 185, Vallscreek, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Vernon Miller; 29 Jan 2017.
" Donald Ray Barton
Birth 15 Jul 1957
Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 19 Jan 2017 (aged 59)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Donald Ray Barton, age 59 of Princeton, WV died Thursday, January 19, 2017 at his home. He was born July 15, 1957 at Richlands, VA and was a son of the late Evans and Alice Robinette Barton. He was a 1975 Graduate of Big Creek High School and had worked for several years as a Coalminer with CONSOL; he was a member of the UMWA Local #2322 at Amonate, VA. Mr. Barton attended Conerstone Family Church in Princeton, WV. He was a man who loved to ride his Harley and play the guitar.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Anthony Ray Barton.

"Those who survive to cherish his memory include his wife, Mary Lou Barton; his daughter, Tara Alicia Barton Adkins and husband, Matthew of Charleston, WV; daughter-in-law, Jessica Williams Barton of Barboursville, WV; three sisters, Betty L. Mullins and husband, Carl of Grundy, VA, Dee-Dee and husband, Ken of Wytheville, VA and Debbie Tramel and husband, Darrell of Draper, VA; four grandchildren, Michael Anthony Adkins and Andrew Reid Adkins, both of Charleston, WV, James Tanner Beckett and Jared Ray Barton, both of Barboursville, WV; a host of other family members and friends also survive.

"Funeral Services for Donald Ray Barton will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with Chaplain R.J. Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens and Bluefield, VA. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 12:00 P.M. (noon) on Sunday, January 22, 2017.

"In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society: 230 Charwood Drive, Abingdon, VA 24210 or to the National Autism Association: One Park Ave. Suite 1, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

"Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA is serving the family of Mr. Barton and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com. "