McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Harvey Sewell Rice

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1960); Page 423; WV Archives Website.
Harvey Sewell Rice; age 26; born in Iaeger, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 1 Apr 1960;
at Iaeger, WV; Phyllis Ann Fields; age 18; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; with
consent of Clyde and MIldred Fields, parents of Phyllis Ann Fields.


Phyllis Ann Fields

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1960); Page 423; WV Archives Website.
Harvey Sewell Rice; age 26; born in Iaeger, WV; divorced; living at Iaeger, WV; married on 1 Apr 1960;
at Iaeger, WV; Phyllis Ann Fields; age 18; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; with
consent of Clyde and MIldred Fields, parents of Phyllis Ann Fields.


Roy Milton Lafferty Sr

1.1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Tipple; E.D. 55-12' taken on 2 Apr 1940; Page
302A; Image 3 of 82; Household #21.
Listed as Roy Lafferty; age 13; born in WV; 6th grade education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Lacy D. Lafferty.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'72 005259; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Roy M. Laferty; age 44; born 20 Apr 1927 in WV; married; husband of Laura M. Adkins; grocery
merchant; living at Ravencliff, WV; son of Lacey D. and Agnes (Trump) Laferty; died 10 Feb 1972 at
Ravencliff; due to acute dilation of the heart; caused by exposure to cold; fell in snow at home;
buried 13 Feb 1972 in Laferty Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV; informant, Laura Laferty, Ravencliff, WV.


Laura Marie Adkins

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Laura Marie Adkins Lafferty Tolliver 91, of Ravencliff went home to be with the Lord on Monday January 7, 2019.

"Born March 8, 1927 in Terry, she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Estie Martin Adkins.

"Laura was a longtime member of the Ravencliff Church of God of Prophecy. She owned and operated Laura's Grocery in Ravencliff. She worked and operated her store until she had reached the age of 85.

"In additon to her parents she was preceded in death by her 1st husband Roy M. Lafferty Sr. Her 2nd husband Posey Tolliver, her daughter Mary Evans, and 2 sisters and 1 brother she was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her Four sons Roy Lafferty Jr and his wife Lora of Ravencliff, David Lafferty and his wife Rebecca L. of Huntsville Al, Timmy Lafferty and his wife Rebecca R. of Ravencliff, and Troy Lafferty of West Palm Beach Florida. 14 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. She also leaves behind a host of step children, nieces, nephews, and many friends."


Timothy Paul "Timmy" Lafferty

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #78 042551; Ancestry.com Website.
Timothy Paul Lafferty; age 18; born 6 Sep 1960 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade education;
living at Box 38, Ravencliff, WV; son of Roy Milton and Laura Marie (Atkins) Lafferty; married on 12
Sep 1978 at Rich Creek, VA; Rebecca Renee Redden; age 18; born 9 Sep 1960 in WV; this is her
1st marriage; 12 th grade education; living at Box 135, Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Fred Coral and
Janice Louise (Williams) Redden.


Rebecca Renee Redden

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #78 042551; Ancestry.com Website.
Timothy Paul Lafferty; age 18; born 6 Sep 1960 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade education;
living at Box 38, Ravencliff, WV; son of Roy Milton and Laura Marie (Atkins) Lafferty; married on 12
Sep 1978 at Rich Creek, VA; Rebecca Renee Redden; age 18; born 9 Sep 1960 in WV; this is her
1st marriage; 12 th grade education; living at Box 135, Glen Fork, WV; daughter of Fred Coral and
Janice Louise (Williams) Redden.


Luther Peyton King Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 102; WV Archives Website.
Luther King; age 24; born in Wyco, WV; single; living at Itmann, WV; son of Lacy Payton King and
Emma King Flynn; married on 4 Mar 1943 at Itmann, WV; Verna Mae Johnson; age 16; born in
Princeton, WV; single; living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Robert E. Lee and Louise Foby Johnson.


Verna Mae Johnson

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 102; WV Archives Website.
Luther King; age 24; born in Wyco, WV; single; living at Itmann, WV; son of Lacy Payton King and
Emma King Flynn; married on 4 Mar 1943 at Itmann, WV; Verna Mae Johnson; age 16; born in
Princeton, WV; single; living at Itmann, WV; daughter of Robert E. Lee and Louise Foby Johnson.


Michael Peyton King I

1. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Michael Peyton King, of Mullens passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020.

"Born August 17, 1968 in Beckley, he was the son of Luther Peyton King, Jr. and Evelyn Kay King.

"He was a 1988 graduate of Mullens High School, where he was a WV State Champion wrestler his junior and senior years. Mike attended West Virginia University and Concord College where he earned his Board of Regents degree. Mike was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Mullens.

"Mike was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Luther and Verna King and his maternal grandparents, Andy and Edna Wallen.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his parents and his children, Hillary King and her husband, Caleb Redington of Salt Lake City, UT, Michael King, II, Makayla King of Mullens, and Priscilla Raines of Beckley.

"Memorial service will be 12 Noon, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens with Pastor Tracy French officiating.

"Friends may call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.

"If wishing to attend the memorial service, we ask that you please follow CDC guidelines.

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

The family of Michael King is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.


Charles Billy Adam Roberts

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Monday, 15 Feb 2010; newspaper Obit.
"BEARTOWN — Charles Adam (Billy) Roberts, 58, of Beartown, W.Va., went to Heaven February 14, 2010 at his home with his family by his side, after a courageous battle with Leukemia.
Billy was born July 25, 1951 at Panther, W.Va., a son of the late Halsey Sr. and Marie Crouse Roberts. He was a resident of Beartown, a disabled coal miner, and was of the Pentecostal faith. He gave his heart to the Lord May 2, 2009. He had both courage and faith. He was a wonderful loving husband, father, pop paw and brother. He loved his horses and spending time with his wife, children and grandson. Before he gave his heart to the Lord, he loved fighting game cocks.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Henry Jr. and Eunice Proffitt; a nephew, Shea Maxwell; and his best friend, Terry Lester.
Survivors include his loving wife of 33 years, Verna Proffitt Roberts of the home; two loving daughters, Erica Roberts of the home, and Billye Renée Roberts-Rowe of Rockridge; one precious son, Zachary Adam Roberts of the home; precious grandson, Coltin Alan Roberts-Rowe of Rockridge; son-in-law, Jason Rowe who he loved like a son; two brothers, Halsey Roberts Jr. and wife Alice of Keen Ridge Road near Paynesville, W.Va., and Jackie Roberts and wife Shannon of Beartown; seven sisters, Betty Tucker and husband Neil of Sarasota, Fla., Barbara Maxwell and husband Kenny of Johnny Cake, Kathy Hamilton of Union, Pam Bumgardner of Huntington, Carmellia Roberts of Johnny Cake, Brenda Cline and husband Buck of Litwar, and Carla Terry and husband Gary of Abington, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 11 o'clock with Pastors Michael Brooks, Danny Bowles, and Roger Ferrell officiating at the Mile Branch Church of the Living God at Mile Branch, W.Va. Burial will follow in the Billy and Verna Roberts Cemetery at Beartown. Serving as pallbearers will be Jackie Roberts, Halsey Roberts, Jr., Jason Rowe, Jimmy Lambert, Jabo Hall, Jessie Roberts, and Donald Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be James Bowles, Steve Lambert, Carl Wayne Hagerman, Buddy Shirley, Buck Cline, and Allen Morrison...."


Donald Raymond Blackburn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 434; WV Archives Website.
Donald Raymond Blackburn; age 21; born in Brayhome (sic, Braeholm), WV; single; living at
Panther, WV; married on 19 Dec 1945 at Panther, WV; Ethel Burks; age 21; born and living in
Panther, WV; single;.


Ethel Burks

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 8 Apr 1930; Page 203A; Image
4 of 42; Family #28/29.
Listed as Ethel Burks; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, John Y. Burks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 434; WV Archives Website.
Donald Raymond Blackburn; age 21; born in Brayhome (sic, Braeholm), WV; single; living at
Panther, WV; married on 19 Dec 1945 at Panther, WV; Ethel Burks; age 21; born and living in
Panther, WV; single;.