McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


George Smith Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken 4 May 1940;
Page 317B; Image 16 of 64; Household #125.
Listed as George Smith; age 38; born in GA; Negro; married; no education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.


Alberta H. Lambright

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken 4 May 1940;
Page 317B; Image 16 of 64; Household #125.
Listed as Alberta Smith; age 31; born in SC; Negro; married; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same house
on1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, George Smith.


Florence Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken 4 May 1940;
Page 317B; Image 16 of 64; Household #125.
Listed as Florence Smith; age 10; born in WV; Negro; 3rd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George Smith.


George Smith Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken 4 May 1940;
Page 317B; Image 16 of 64; Household #125.
Listed as George Smith, Jr; age 6; born in WV; Negro; no education; attending school; lived in
same house on1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George Smith.


Thelma Jean Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood-Six; E.D. 24-17; taken 4 May 1940;
Page 317B; Image 16 of 64; Household #125.
Listed as Thelma Jean Smith; age 4; born in WV; Negro; in household of father, George Smith.


Frank William Mitchem

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #81-034389; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank William Mitchem; age 19; born 26 Aug 1961 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; living at Box 573, Welch, WV; son of William Frank and Montry Leona (Fowler) Mitchem;
married on 10 Apr 1981 in Abingdon, VA; Beverly Lynn Bishop; age 18; born 16 May 1962 in WV; this
is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; livina at 829 Stewart St, Welch, WV; daughter of Harless
Eugene and Noka Kay (Morgan) Bishop.


Beverly Lynn Bishop

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #81-034389; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Frank William Mitchem; age 19; born 26 Aug 1961 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; living at Box 573, Welch, WV; son of William Frank and Montry Leona (Fowler) Mitchem;
married on 10 Apr 1981 in Abingdon, VA; Beverly Lynn Bishop; age 18; born 16 May 1962 in WV; this
is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; livina at 829 Stewart St, Welch, WV; daughter of Harless
Eugene and Noka Kay (Morgan) Bishop.


Karen Lynn Ratliff

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Karen Ratliff,55 , of Premier WV, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at her residence. Born December 2, 1964, in Welch WV, she was the daughter of the late William “Bill” and Melda Justice Ratliff.She was a loving mother.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by, two sisters, Patricia Ann Mullins, and Millie Jean Ratliff.Those left to cherish her memory include, one son, Brian Ratliff (Kiona), her fiancée Harold Fred Mullins, four nieces and nephews, whom she helped raise, Kaelyn, Rayanna, Ian, and Emalee Ratliff; she loved them as her own, one sister Sandra Coleman, five brothers, Jerry (Melinda) Ratliff, Keith (Geri) Ratliff, Dana (Tina) Ratliff, and Jason Ratliff, a host of Nieces and Nephews, Family, and Friends. She will be sadly missed.Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 12 noon from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with Pastor Randall Dority officiating; burial will follow at the Ratliff Family Cemetery in Shabby Run. Family and Friends will serve as Pallbearers. Friends may call Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 11 A.M. to 12 Noon at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch WV.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.comFanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Ratliff Family."