Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Mabel Lavoy Walker

1.1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 16/17 Jan 1920, Page 208B, Family #83.
Listed as Mabel L. Walker, age 2 yrs, 6 months, born in WV, in household of father, James W. Walker.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Reci=ords; Vol #__(1935; Page 1; WV Archives Web Site.
Paris Stewart; age 24; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at jesse, WV; son od Sandy L. and Addie
Stewart; married 11 Mar 1935; Mabel Walker; age 18; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Jesse, WV;
daughter of James and Almeda Walker.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Lisa Freeman; 10 Jun 2015.
"Mabel Lavoy Lavoy Stewart
Birth 11 Jun 1917
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Apr 1990 (aged 72)
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Stewart Cemetery
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted;
"Married to Ira Paris Stewart∼Daughter of James Holly Walker Sr. (1877-1948) & Sarah "Almeda" Cook-Burgess-Lambert-Walker (1875-1948).

"Sister of Warren O. Walker (1909-1982), Minnie Edna Walker-Stewart (1911-Deceased), James Holly Walker, Jr. (1913-1987), Burrell H. Walker (1915-1983), & Garnet M. Walker-Bowers (1919-1989).

"Married to Ira "Paris" Stewart (1911-1991) on March 11, 1935 in Oceana, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1935, Page 1, Application Date: March 8, 1935).

"Mother of Truman Stewart (Deceased), Naomi Glee Stewart-Dishmon (1941-2005), Ethel Delores Stewart-Profitt (1936-2019), Leonard Stewart, Anise Stewart-Cook, David Ray Stewart (1949-2013), & Bonnie Stewart-Patrick (Deceased).:"


William "Bill" Mullins

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; "Herman "Moon" Mullins";
Article; submitted by Linda Richardson, 24 Langford Ave, Westover, WV 26505.


Ersal Ray Akeman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Havaco; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 4B; Image
8 of 26; Family #76/87.
Listed as Ersal Akeman; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, Joshua S. Akeman.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #25894; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earsol Ray Akemon; age 23; born in Havaco, WV; single; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of
Josh and Bertha (Horn) Akemon; married on 18 oct 1938 at Tazewell, VA' Lillie Margaret Bowman;
age 21; born in Coalwood, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Grat and Janie Elizabeth
(Gilbert) Bowman.
3. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earsol Ray Akemon
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Havaco, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 9 Jun 1915
Residence Place: Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Carter Coal Co
Weight: 150
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Earsol Ray Akemon
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Earsol Ray Akemon Self (Head)
Earsol Ray Akemon Wife"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earsol Ray Akemon
[Earsol R Akemon]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 9 Jun 1915
Birth Place: Havaco McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 3 Sep 2001
Father: Josh Akemon
Mother: Bertha Horn
SSN: 235098989
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as EARSOL RAY AKEMON;
21 Sep 2001: Name listed as EARSOL R AKEMON"


Lillie Margaret Bowman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 31A;
Family #19.
Listed as Lillie Bowman; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Gratton H. Bowman.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #25894; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earsol Ray Akemon; age 23; born in Havaco, WV; single; miner; living at Havaco, WV; son of
Josh and Bertha (Horn) Akemon; married on 18 oct 1938 at Tazewell, VA' Lillie Margaret Bowman;
age 21; born in Coalwood, WV; single; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Grat and Janie Elizabeth
(Gilbert) Bowman.


Cloyd Asberry Bailey

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Elkhorn Township, page 3, Family #13.
Listed as Cloyd A. Bailey, age 9, in household of grandfather, Zachariah
Bailey, with father, John A. Bailey.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 759.
Elkhorn District, page 012.
Listed as Cloyd A. Bailey, age 18, in household of father, John A. Bailey.
3. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Cloyd A. Bailey
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Birth Date: 1862
Marriage Date: 30 May 1906
Marriage Place: Tazewell County, Virginia
Father: Jno.
Mother: Sallie
Spouse: Lucy R. Bailey
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: P 176 - L90"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #2168; WV Archives Web Site.
Cloyd Asberry Bailey, Sr; age 78 yrs, 10 mons, 17 days; born 18 Mar 1862 in Pocahontas, VA;
married; husband of Lucy R. Bailey; civil engineer for coal mine; living at Squire, WV; son of John A.
and Sara Virginia (Brunty) Bailey; died 4 Feb 1941 at Squire, WV; due to angina pectoria with
arteriosclerosis; buried 6 Feb 1941 in Tazewell, VA; informant, John W. Bailey, Berwind, WV.


Lucy Rachel Bailey

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Lucy R. Bailey
Gender: Female
Age: 36
Birth Date: 1870
Marriage Date: 30 May 1906
Marriage Place: Tazewell County, Virginia
Father: Patrick
Mother: Martha
Spouse: Cloyd A. Bailey
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: P 176 - L90"


Johnnie Eugene Beavers Sr

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Johnnie Eugene Beavers, Sr., 56, of Jolo, WV, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015, at the home of his son in Grundy, VA.

"Johnnie was born August 14, 1959 in Welch, WV, a son of the late Clarence Emory and Ida Baker Beavers. He worked for Johnny Eller and Bill Salter as a mechanic at their gas station in Jolo, WV, before becoming an EMT in 1990 and later a Paramedic in 1995. He served 20 plus years in the medical field. He worked for McDowell County Ambulance Authority, Southern WV EMS and numerous other ambulance companies. His passions were his sons, motorcycles, old cars, wood working, and Nascar, Bill Elliot being his favorite driver. Johnnie also liked to fish and hunt with a bow. He was of the Pentecostal Faith and recently became saved.

"In addition to his parents Johnnie was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Preacher Andrew (Andy) Baker and Cloia Baker and step grandmother Siller Baker, paternal grandparents, James Robert Beavers and Rosa Marie McCoy Beavers, and two brothers-in-law, Vester Vance and Bill Webb.

"Survivors include three sons, Johnnie (John) Eugene Beavers, Jr. and fiancee, Andria Gibson of Grundy, VA, Joshua Emory Beavers and finacee Roxanne Kelly and step grandchild Cameron Kelly of Christansburg, VA, and Justin Eric Beavers and wife Jessi Payne Beavers, who are expecting Johnnie's first grandchild, Cheyenne Ida Marie Beavers in January of Port Royal , SC; his estranged wife, Janice Hileman Beavers; three sisters, Patsy Ann Beavers Vance and husband Glen of Beartown, WV, Maxine Beavers Webb of Martinsville, VA, and Betty Lou Beavers Christian Vance of Castlewood, VA; one brother, Noah Beavers and wife Vickie of Dunkirk, IN; one brother-in-law, Earl Christian of Virginia; one uncle, Jasper Baker and three aunts, Jean Baker, Mildred Baker, and Wanda Baker; a host of nieces and nephews that he loved dearly; and his former wife, mother of his children and EMT partner, Patty Mitchell Beavers Suthers.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 12 noon with Pastor Darrell Long officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Atwell Cemetery on Atwell Mountain. ..."
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 21 Oct 2015.
"
Johnnie Eugene Beavers, Sr
Birth 14 Aug 1959
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 19 Oct 2015 (aged 56)
Grundy, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Atwell Cemetery
Raysal, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 154042395"


Alice Keene

1. Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home; Grundy, VA; Posted Obit.
"Alice Keene Justus, gained her wings on May 3rd 2020 at her home in Jolo, WV. She was 76 years old and born September 21, 1943 in Buchanan Co. Virginia to the late Ed Keene and Nancy Thornsbury Keene.

"She married her husband Willie Justus on June 21, 1959, he preceded her in death on July 14, 1984. Also preceding her in death are brothers Huffard, Jack, Earl and Joe Keene, and one sister Audrey Keene Matney.

"Alice was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching game shows, and especially Little House On The Prairie, and frying chicken for her family. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt.

"She is survived by one daughter Ilene Justus Pruitt (Estil) of Jolo WV, three sons Ralph (Vicky) Justus of Troutman NC, Michael Justus of Cleveland NC, Kenny “Bodie” (Beronica) Justus of Cleveland NC and Larry Joe Justus of the Home; sister Kansas Cole of Pilgrims Knob, VA; brother Willie Keene of Grundy, VA; a grandson Willie (Nicole) Justus of Jolo, WV, whom she raised as her own son and a special daughter-in-law Trish Rodgers.

"She was also survived by seventeen grandchildren: Sallie (Jeff) Marshall, Estil Pruitt, Jr. (Tommi Jo), Lindsey Pruitt, Jasmin Pruitt, Alice Pruitt, Audree Pruitt, Brandon Laughlin, Alison Reeves ( David ), Wyatt Justus (Alivia) Mirandi Justus, Dillion Bailey, Willie Justus, Holly Shoe, Chris Hughes, William Justus (Ashley), Michelle Grant (Brad), Cheyanna Justus (Jason), twenty-three great grandchildren: Jordan Hagerman (Faith), Jaydan Payne, Dalton Poore, Bradley Pruitt (Allison), Brandon Pruitt, Braxton Pruitt, Seth Pruitt, Leah Pruitt, Koen Laughlin, Emily Reeves, Abby Reeves, Katherine Reeves, Noah Justus, Bentley Stacy, Waylon Stacy, Jaxton Stacy, Branson Justus, Asia Sanders, Kingsley Rife, Brooke Justus, Will Justus, Parker Justus, Demajhe Justus, a great great grandchild on the way and host of nieces and nephews.

"A private funeral service for Alice Keene Justus will be held at the Jesus Church of Bartley in Bartley, WV, Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Pete Woods officiating. Burial will follow in the Noah Stewart Cemetery on Compton Mountain in Grundy, VA.

"Active pallbearers will be Estil Pruitt Jr, Jordan Hagerman, Wyatt Justus, Willie Justus, Jason Rife , and Jeff Marshall.

"Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

"The family of Alice Keene Justus have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA."


Melissa Ray Patrick

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; 29 Jan 2021; On-Line Edition.
"Melissa Ray Workman, 47 of Carswell Hollow, Kimball, WV went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Born February 1, 1973 in Bluefield, WV., she was the daughter of the late Danny Ray Patrick Sr. and Ruby Pack.

"Melissa was a very unique and special person. Her outgoing personality took charge when she entered a room. You knew she was there. She was a kindhearted person who always greeted you with a hug or kiss on the cheek. A few of her favorite past times were watching Law and Order, Chicago P.D. and dancing. She always took time to watch wrestling with her husband. Melissa also had a love for animals having three dogs and two cats. She touched the hearts of many and will be sadly missed yet, her loving ways should bring a smile to all that knew her.

"Survivors include: Husband, Billy Joe Workman of the home who always thought of Melissa as the great love of his life and best friend. Mother-in-law, Vicki Smith. Brothers-in-law, Clarence David Workman and Steve Workman. Father-in law Hurley H. Workman. Sisters; Ann Cochran, Tammy England and Angie Patrick. Sister-in-laws, Lishia Workman, Sherri Workman, and Sherri Ann Walker. Nieces; Savannah Gilbert and Madison Johnson. Brothers; Randy England, Danny Patrick, and Earnest England. Nephews; Jordan Workman, Jacob Patrick, James Patrick , John Patrick, and numerous extended family and friends.

"In honoring the wishes of Melissa Ray “Patrick” Workman, cremation occurred upon her passing. A Graveside Memorial Service for her Inurnment will be announced at a later date.

"Assisting the Workman Family is Widener Funeral Home Northfork, WV."


Elmer M. Webb Jr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 202; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer M. Webb, Jr; age 18; born in Meade, WV; single; living at Marianna, WV; son of Elmer and
Mattie Webb; married on 24 Oct 1945 at Baileysville, WV; Anna Joy Spebce; age 17; born in Betsy
Lane, KY; single; living at Marianna, WV; daughter of Arnold and Clarie May Spence.


Anna Joy Spence

1. 1930 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 23A; Image
3 of 79; Family #21/21.
Listed as Anna J. Spence; age 1 yr, 10 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Arnold Spence.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Capels; E.D. 24/34; Page 684A; Image
19 of 36; Household #137.
Listed as Anna Joy Spence; age 11; born in KY; 4th grade education; not attending school; lived
in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Arnold Spence.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 202; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer M. Webb, Jr; age 18; born in Meade, WV; single; living at Marianna, WV; son of Elmer and
Mattie Webb; married on 24 Oct 1945 at Baileysville, WV; Anna Joy Spebce; age 17; born in Betsy
Lane, KY; single; living at Marianna, WV; daughter of Arnold and Clarie May Spence.