McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George William "Bill" Stepp

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Friday Evening, 27 Dec 2019; Page 8; Newspaper Obit.


David Henry "Dave" Hammond

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: David Henry Hammond
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 31 Jan 1929
Birth Place: Franklin, Kentucky, USA
Residence Place: Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 31 Mar 1947
Registration Place: Raysal, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Pond Creek Coal Co
Weight: 160
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6 1
Next of Kin: Robert D Hammond
Household Members:
Name Relationship
David Henry Hammond Self (Head)
Robert D Hammond Father"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 215; WV Archives Web Site.
David Henry Hammond; age 25; born in Franklin, KY; single; living at Raysal, WV; married on 2 Mar
1954 in English, WV; Peggy Joyce Smallwood; age 16; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; with
consent of parents; O.R. and Gladys Smallwood.
3. Evans-Calfee Funeranl Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"David (Dave) Henry Hammond 91, of Pineville went to be with his Lord, on February 18, 2020.

"Born January 31, 1929 in McDowell County he was the son of the late Robert Douglas and Edna Davis Hammond.

"Dave was a former Coalfield League Baseball player, he was veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War. He was an active member of Rock Castle Baptist Church in Pineville, for over 45 years. He was an active member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Welch for 15 years. Dave was also an active Gideon for over 20 years. Gideon's International is an association of christian business and professional men banded together in 200 countries for fellowship and service. The purpose of the Association is to promote the gospel to all people to the end that they may come to the Lord Jesus as the personal Savior. Dave was also the owner and operator of Hammond Specialty Company (a wholesale candy company) for 47 years. The one thing that Dave would leave us with, is for all of us to honor the passion that he had for his Lord and Savior, by continuing his ministry to spread the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his two brothers Sam Hammond, and Robert Hammond, one sister June Justice, and a special grandson Jeffery Michael Boggs.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his three daughters Deborah Swayne of Porter Texas, Mary Boggs and her husband Mike of Charlotte North Carolina, and Donna Hammond of Conroe Texas, 1 brother Jim Hammond of Richlands Va, his sister Shirley Scott of Princeton, 3 grandsons, and 8 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren, his two special friends Gary and Mary Ford.

"In lieu of flowers the family is asking the donations be made in Dave's memory to the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

"Services will be Thursday February 20, 2020 at 11am in the chapel of Evans-Calfee Funeral Service with his Pastor Rev. Silas Mullins Jr. officiating.

"Following the service he will be laid to rest in the Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield Va.

"Family will greet friends from 10am until service time Thursday at the funeral home. "


Peggy Joyce Smallwood

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 215; WV Archives Web Site.
David Henry Hammond; age 25; born in Franklin, KY; single; living at Raysal, WV; married on 2 Mar
1954 in English, WV; Peggy Joyce Smallwood; age 16; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; with
consent of parents; O.R. and Gladys Smallwood.


William Vernon Asbury

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #81-015506; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Vernon Asbury; age 29; born 6 Sep 1951 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade
education; living at General Delivery, Squire, WV; son of Elbert Lee and Leora Frances (Graham)
Asbury; married on 9 Oct 2003 in Tazewell Co, VA; Monika Horn; maiden name, Fehn; age 36; born
21 Mar 1945 in Germany; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriege ended 20 Dec 1976; 11
yrs education; living at General Delivery, Bandy, VA; daughter of George and Margarette (Detsch)
Fehn.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Vernon Asbury
[William V Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1951
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia
[Mc Dowell, West Virginia]
Death Date: 24 Oct 2003
SSN: 233863080
Notes: May 1968: Name listed as WILLIAM VERNON ASBURY;
02 Dec 2003: Name listed as WILLIAM V ASBURY"
3. U.S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2006; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Vernon Asbury
Service Info.: SP4 US ARMY
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1951
Death Date: 24 Oct 2003
Cemetery: Brewsterdale Church Cemetery
Cemetery Address: Brewsterdale, WV Squire, WV 24884"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Asbury
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 6 Sep 1951
Death Date: 24 Oct 2003
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 28 Jan 1971
Release Date 1: 12 Feb 1973"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by David A. Swiger; 16 Feb 2012.
" William Vernon Asbury
Birth 6 Sep 1951
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Oct 2003 (aged 52)
Squire, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Brewsterdale Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"SP4 US ARMY" "SQUIRE - William Vernon Asbury, 52, of Squire, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003 at Squire.

"Born Sept. 6, 1951, in McDowell County, he was a son of the late Elbert Lee and Leora Frances Graham Asbury. He was a veteran of the United States Army and attended the Church of Jesus Christ at Brewsterdale.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ronnie Lee Asbury and one sister, Dolly Sue Asbury.

"Survivors include his wife, Monika Asbury; one son, Ronnie Horn and wife, Doris of Bartley; two daughters, Tammy Stumbo and husband, Sherman of Bishop, Va. and Elaine Diane Mitchell of Hanover; two brothers, Burley Asbury and wife, Audrey of Brewsterdale and Ricky Asbury and wife, Teresa of Canebrake; six sisters, Shirley Nunley of Springville, Va., Virginia Marrs and husband, Arnold of Brewsterdale, Irene Baker and husband, Earl, Carolyn Baker and husband, Larry, Linda Ward and husband, Eugene all of Horsepen, Va., and Peggy Deskins and husband, Jimmy of Yadkinville, N.C.; six grandchildren; special friend, Herb Billings of Squire; several nieces, nephews, and friends.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Church of Jesus Christ at Brewsterdale with the Rev. Arnold Marrs and the Rev. Don Cruey officiating. Burial will follow at the Brewsterdale Church Cemetery. Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers."
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "The Berley Asbury Family" Article; Page 92; submitted by Crystal Asbury; PO Box 157,
Cucumber, WV 24826.


Monika Fehn

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #81-015506; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Vernon Asbury; age 29; born 6 Sep 1951 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade
education; living at General Delivery, Squire, WV; son of Elbert Lee and Leora Frances (Graham)
Asbury; married on 9 Oct 2003 in Tazewell Co, VA; Monika Horn; maiden name, Fehn; age 36; born
21 Mar 1945 in Germany; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriege ended 20 Dec 1976; 11
yrs education; living at General Delivery, Bandy, VA; daughter of George and Margarette (Detsch)
Fehn.


Martha Wilhite

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 9 May 1910; Page 205B;
Family # 327/340.
Listed as Martha Willhite; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, William A. Wilhite.
2. 1920 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Maiden Spring District; taken 16/17 Jan 1920; Page 263B; Image 18
of 38; Family #155/158.
Listed as Martha Wilhite; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, William A. Wilhite.


Buford Loid England

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Buford B England
Also Known As Buford Loid England
2nd Also Known As Name Buford S England
Residence Date 30 Aug 2001-15 Nov 2007
Residence Place Morristown, Tennessee, United States
Birth Date 01 Jul 1943
Address Morristown, Tennessee 37814
Address Date 30 Aug 2001-15 Nov 2007
2nd Address Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1996-19 Jul 2001
3rd Address Clarkston, Michigan 48346
3rd Address Date 14 Apr 1972-01 Jul 2005
Possible Relatives Buford Stacey England, Barbara England, Jeffrey A England, Loid A England, Lois Ardell England, Margaret Ellen Manning
Record Number 168862245"


Lois Arnell

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Lois England
Also Known As Name Lois A Engiand
Residence Date 01 Mar 2002-25 Mar 2008
Residence Place Morristown, Tennessee, United States
Birth Date 15 Jun 1944
Address Morristown, Tennessee 37814
2nd Address Clarkston, Michigan 48346
2nd Address Date 01 Jul 2000-30 Dec 2000
Record Number 490705866"


Luther Kyle Holley Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
Kyle Holley, Jr; age 21; born in St. Paul, VA; single; living at Amonate, VA; married on 8 feb 1953 in
War, WV; Minnie R. Falgiani; age 21; born and living at War, WV; single.


Minnie R. Falgiani

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 34; WV Archives Web Site.
Kyle Holley, Jr; age 21; born in St. Paul, VA; single; living at Amonate, VA; married on 8 feb 1953 in
War, WV; Minnie R. Falgiani; age 21; born and living at War, WV; single.


Ethel Rebecca Sonkin

1. Norfolk, VA; Marriage License #87-044273; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Larry Douglas Arrington; age 41; born 12 May 1946 in WV; divorced in Feb 1976; this is his 2nd
marriage; 12 yrs HS education; living at 1321 Sheppard Ave, Norfolk, VA; son of Harold Earsel and
Helena Pearl (Ring) Arrington; married on 5 Sep 1987 in Norfolk, VA; Ethel Rebecca Weinstein;
maiden name Sonkin; age 37; born in VA; divorced in Jun 1986; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
college education; living at 406 E. Gilpin St, Norfolk, VA; daughter of Hyman and Anita Faye (Berman)
Sonkin.


Robert Dale "Bobby" Fisher

1. 1930 Census, Logan Co, WV; Logan District, Logan; taken on 7 Apr 1930; Page 48A; Family #95.
Listed as Bobby Fisher; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Virgil A. Fisher.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 338; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert D. Fisher; age 29; born in Wanda WV; single; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Virgie and Dixie
Mae Fisher; married on 15 Jun 1958 at Lacoma, WV; Freda Toler; age 32; born and living at
Cyclone, WV; single; daughter of Ezra and Jennie Toler.
3. "The Register Herald"; Beckley, WV; Thursday 16 Feb 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"CYCLONE — Robert Dale Fisher departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, to join his devoted wife, at the age of 80 years, six months and 25 days, at his residence following a short illness. "Born July 20, 1929, in Logan County, he was the son of the late V.A. Fisher Sr. and Dixie Brown Fisher. "Mr. Fisher was a retired carpenter, served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War and served in U.S. Air Force in Alaska. He was a member of Lacoma Baptist Church and will be dearly missed. "In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Freda Fisher; and a brother, V.A. Fisher Jr. "Those left to cherish his memory are his sister, Susan Clark and her husband, Sam, of Oceana; nieces and nephews, Becky Blankenship and her husband, Dave, of Oceana, Barry Clark of Oceana, Martha Fisher of Raleigh, N.C., Donna Ann Fisher of Florida and Terry Ann Fisher of Virginia; several great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. "A celebration of Mr. Fisher’s life will be 1 p.m. Friday at Adam Toler Memorial Chapel, Oceana, with the Rev. Brent Franco officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, with full military honors by the Wyoming County Honor Guards..."


Freda Toler

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 3 Apr 1930, Page 187A, Family #19.
Listed as Freda Toler, age 4, born in WV, in household of father, Ezra Toler.
2. Toler Family Tree; Posted by Fred E. Smith, Jr; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Freida Fisher
1926–2005
Birth 10 MAR 1926 • Lacoma, West Virginia, USA
Death 2005"
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 338; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert D. Fisher; age 29; born in Wanda WV; single; living at Cyclone, WV; son of Virgie and Dixie
Mae Fisher; married on 15 Jun 1958 at Lacoma, WV; Freda Toler; age 32; born and living at
Cyclone, WV; single; daughter of Ezra and Jennie Toler.