McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Burgess Reed

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Burgess Reed; age 19; born and living in Panther, WV; single; married on 13 Feb 1953 in Panther,
WV; Fannie Lester; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA; divorced; living at Panther, WV; with consent of
Willie Tarliff, cousin and guardian of Burgess Reed; and Willie Ratliff, step-father of Fannie Lester.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Johnny Marrs; 15 May 2015.
" Burgess Reed
Birth 3 Apr 1933
Death 28 Dec 1972 (aged 39)
Burial
Rife Cemetery Laurel Fork on Guesses Fork
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 129845946"


Dicey Fannie Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1953); Page 52; WV Archives Web Site.
Burgess Reed; age 19; born and living in Panther, WV; single; married on 13 Feb 1953 in Panther,
WV; Fannie Lester; age 18; born in Buchanan Co, VA; divorced; living at Panther, WV; with consent of
Willie Tarliff, cousin and guardian of Burgess Reed; and Willie Ratliff, step-father of Fannie Lester.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Johnny Marrs; 15 May 2015.
" Fannie Lester Reed
Birth 18 Nov 1934
Death unknown
Burial
Rife Cemetery Laurel Fork on Guesses Fork
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 129845698"

Additional Information Posted:
"DAUGHTER OF DORA [JUSTICE] WALKER & CURTIS LESTER, WIFE OF BURGESS REED"


Oscar Clifford Brewster

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage Locense #19595; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oscar Brewster; age 47; born in Caretta, WV; widowed; miner; married once before; living at War, WV; son of Tom
and Minnie (Graham) Brewster; married on 13 Jun 1964 at Lebanon, VA; Georgie Opal Muncy; maiden name,
Georgie Christine (sic, Christian); age 26; born in Wolford, VA; divorced; married twice before; living at Lebanon,
VA; daughter of Thomas H. and Mary E. (Stacy) Christian.


Georgia Opal Christian

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #31449; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alfred Muncy; age 38; born in Bradshaw, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; miner; living at
Warriormine, WV; son of Riley and Patsy (Hagerman) Muncy; married on 31 Oct 1953 in Russell Co,
VA; Georgia Opal Christian; age 25; born in Blackey, VA; single; living at War, WV; daughter of Harvey
and Merry E. (Stacy) Christian.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage Locense #19595; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Oscar Brewster; age 47; born in Caretta, WV; widowed; miner; married once before; living at War,
WV; son of Tom and Minnie (Graham) Brewster; married on 13 Jun 1964 at Lebanon, VA; Georgie
Opal Muncy; maiden name, Georgie Christine (sic, Christian); age 26; born in Wolford, VA; divorced;
married twice before; living at Lebanon, VA; daughter of Thomas H. and Mary E. (Stacy) Christian.
3. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Georgia Opal Brewster was called from this life by her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. She was eighty eight years old.
"Georgia was the tenth and youngest child of Thomas Christian and Mary Stacy Christian. She was born on February 11, 1928. She was the loving wife of Oscar C. Brewster who preceded her in death in 1999. She was also preceded in death by four of her seven natural born children: Thomas Sampson Harmon, Thelma Darlene Campbell, Junior Lee Brewster, and Karen Denise Johnson. Also by two grandchildren, Crystal Black and Jackie Johnson, and one great grandchild Sydney Black.
"She leaves behind three natural born children, James Harmon, Palma Baker, and Carolyn Kirk; as well as one grandson that she raised as a son, Rockwell Seay, ESQ. Also are six other grandchildren, Jimmy Harmon, Brian Earls, Curtis Kirk, Cody Brewster, Brandon Brewster, and Dr. Sabrina Ray, Pharm.D. Georgia also leaves behind great grandchildren, Jacob Harmon, Jared Harmon, Tyler Harmon, Jordan Harmon, Lia Patterson, Conner Kirk, Amelya Ray, Sarah Earls, Joshua Earls, Eleanor Seay, Beau Seay, and Philippa Seay. And great great grandchildren, Damian Harmon, Salem Harmon, Oliver Harmon, Braelyn Harmon, and Kingston Harmon.
"Services will be held to celebrate her life at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in War, WV on Monday, September 12. Viewing will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. with the funeral to immediately follow. She will be laid to rest thereafter at Grandview Memory Gardens..."
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 15 Apr 2017.
"Georgia Opal Christian Brewster
Birth 11 Feb 1928
Death 8 Sep 2016 (aged 88)
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA "


Steve Milburn Hamro Jr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Steve Milburn Hamro, Jr; age 22; born 26 Sep 1945 in Welch, WV; single; no previous marriage;
living at Box 8, Berwind, WV; son of Steve M. and Helen (Gal) Hamro; married on 9 Deb 1967 in
Bartley, WV; Regina Dianne Hale; age 19; born 17 Mar 1948 in Bartley, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Bartley, WV; daughter of William Edward and Iris Wilma (Perkins) Hale; with
consent of William E. and Iris W. Hale, parents of Regina Dianne Hale.
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-015217; Ancestry.com Website.
Steve Milburn Hamro, Jr; age 34; born 26 Sep 1945 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage, 1st
marriage ended in Mar 1976; 12th grade education; living at Box 785, Vansant, VA; son of Steve
Milburn and Ellen Agnes (Gal) Hamro, Sr; married on 28 Apr 1980 in Richlands, VA; Rhonda Ella
Perry; age 26; born 6 Jan 1954 in VA; this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 72,
Richlands, VA; daughter of William Henry and Betty Jo (Simmons) Perry.


Rhonda Ella Perry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.
2. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-015217; Ancestry.com Website.
Steve Milburn Hamro, Jr; age 34; born 26 Sep 1945 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage, 1st
marriage ended in Mar 1976; 12th grade education; living at Box 785, Vansant, VA; son of Steve
Milburn and Ellen Agnes (Gal) Hamro, Sr; married on 28 Apr 1980 in Richlands, VA; Rhonda Ella
Perry; age 26; born 6 Jan 1954 in VA; this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 72,
Richlands, VA; daughter of William Henry and Betty Jo (Simmons) Perry.


Steve Hamro III

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.


Chance Hamro

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher, Christine C. McGuire and Sandra Long; "The William East Family"; Article; Page 141;
submitted by Angela East, Coalwood, WV 24824.


Orville Lowry

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Bert Blizzard, Miner"; Article; Pages 103-104; submitted by Wilberta Mosser, 1113 Kingston
Rd, Perry, GA 31069.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Orville Lowry; age 22; born and living at Pen Brooke (sic, Pembroke), NC; single; married on 1 Mar
1962 at Welch, WV; Verneda Blizzard; age 23; born and living at Panther, WV; single;


Verneda Blizzard

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Bert Blizzard, Miner"; Article; Pages 103-104; submitted by Wilberta Mosser, 1113 Kingston
Rd, Perry, GA 31069.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 315; WV Archives Web Site.
Orville Lowry; age 22; born and living at Pen Brooke (sic, Pembroke), NC; single; married on 1 Mar
1962 at Welch, WV; Verneda Blizzard; age 23; born and living at Panther, WV; single;


Jack Edward Cline

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 179; WV Archives Website.
Jack Cline; age 21; born in Earling, WV; single; living at Simon, WV; son of A.A. and Sadie Cline;
married on 8 Apr 1956 at Simon, WV; Barbara Gene Rowe; age 18; born in Breahorn
(sic, Braeholm), WV; single; living at Simon, WV; daughter of James and Marie Rowe.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jack Edward Cline, 84, of Clear Fork, WV, passed away on Wednesday August 12, 2020 due to injuries sustained
in an ATV accident. He was born on July 1, 1936 in Earling, WV a son of the late Alan P. and Sadie Morgan Cline.
He is a member of the NRA. Jack was known as a good man and was loved and respected. He was a hard
working man who looked out for his family. He was always on the go and there was no holding him back. He
loved fishing, hunting ginseng and just being out in nature. Jack was a man with a green thumb, he loved his
garden. He supplied his family and neighbors with a feast of home grown delight. He was a very giving soul,
always willing to lend a hand or a hand out- he never hesitated. If you needed a job, everyone knew to come see
Jack. He will always be loved, respected and remembered by all. In addition to his parents he is preceded in
death by two daughters Patsy Maynard and Phyllis Lee; three brothers Berlin Cline, Russell Wren and Daniel
Cline; and a sister Marie Toler. Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years Barbara Rowe Cline; two daughters
Jacqueline (George) McCurry and Tiffiny Powers; a son Jimmy (Tali) Cline; a son-in-law Keith Powers; two
sisters Betty Hughes and Dixie Blizzard; two brothers Cecil Cline and Larry D. (Kathy) Cline; seven grandchildren
B. J. (Natashia) Cline, Michael (Maryann) Cline, Jeremy (Samara) DeLong, Stella (Jake) Webb, Marvin (Lydia)
Esekielu, Harley Stewart, Jr. and Denora (Bucky) Stewart; twelve great grandchildren Hunter, Cole, Dawn,
Jacob, Cruz, Easton, Karter, Mia, Aria, Kayden, Camyden and Lilly; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 3 pm on Sunday August 16th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home,
Lynco, WV with Pastor Seth Cline officiating. He will be laid to rest in Cline Cemetery, Sunhill, WV. Friends may
gather with the family from 1 pm until time of services on Sunday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be
grandsons. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Barbara Jean Rowe

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 179; WV Archives Website.
Jack Cline; age 21; born in Earling, WV; single; living at Simon, WV; son of A.A. and Sadie Cline;
married on 8 Apr 1956 at Simon, WV; Barbara Gene Rowe; age 18; born in Breahorn
(sic, Braeholm), WV; single; living at Simon, WV; daughter of James and Marie Rowe.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Barbara Jean Rowe Cline, 79, of Clear Fork, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Monday September 21,
2020 in CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, WV. She was born on August 3, 1941 in Logan, WV a
daughter of the late James and Marie Morgan Rowe. Barbara was one of the most, caring, loving, generous
people on this earth. Her smile was like a glimmer of light and her laughter warmed the heart. She lived for
her family. They were her everything, and she was loved and adored by them all. Although she suffered
from illness most of her life, she always found a positive, she never let it wear her down. A mighty fighter
with strong spiritual convictions. She looked to the Heavenly Father her strength. I know she's singing
God's praises as she reunites with her love and life partner in Heaven, surrounded by the angels and the
good Lord above. She is at Peace. We will miss her and daddy, but they are together. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband Jack E. Cline; two daughters Patsy J. Cline and
Phyllis Lee; two sisters Donnie Marie Miller and Rosalee Cyzick; and a brother Okey Con Rowe. Survivors
include two daughters Jacqueline C. (George) McCurry of Sanford, NC and Tiffiny LaCole Powers of Oceana;
a son Jimmy (Tali) Cline of Sun Hill; a son-in-law Keith Powers of Crouch's Farm; grandchildren B. J.
(Natasha) Cline, Michael (Mary Ann) Cline, Jeremy (Samara) Delong, Stella (Jake) Webb, Denora (Bucky)
Stewart, Harley G. Stewart and Marvin (Lydia) Esekielu; great grandchildren Mia, Aria, Easton, Karter,
Hunter, Cole, Caydence, Kandyn, Lilly, Dawn, Jacob and Cruz; a sister Geneva Sue Browning; a brother Gene
Dingess; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Friday
September 25th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Seth Cline
officiating. She will be laid to rest in Cline Cemetery, Sunhill, WV. Friends may gather with the family from
1pm until time of services on Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Hunter Powers, Cole Powers,
B. J. Cline, Michael Cline, Jeremy Delong and Keith Powers. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco."


Paul Moses Duncan

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1952); Page 498; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Duncan; age 22; born in Milam, WV; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; son of Ken and Rebecca
Duncan; married on 22 Mar 1952 at Ravencliff, WV; Dorothy Shumate; age 17; born at McGraws, WV;
single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; daughter of Hurley and Delphia Shumate.


Dorothy Hattie Elizabeth Shumate

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1952); Page 498; WV Archives Web Site.
Paul Duncan; age 22; born in Milam, WV; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; son of Ken and Rebecca
Duncan; married on 22 Mar 1952 at Ravencliff, WV; Dorothy Shumate; age 17; born at McGraws,
WV; single; living at Ravencliffe, WV; daughter of Hurley and Delphia Shumate.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__ (1967); Page 241; WV Archives Web Site.
John Lewis Lafferty; age 23; born 14 Feb 1944 at Ravencliff, WV; no previous marriage; living at
Ravencliff, WV; son of Lacy D. and Agnes (Trump) Lafferty; married on 4 Aug 1967 at Ravencliff, WV;
Dorothy Hattie Elizabeth Duncan; age 32; born 28 Dec 1934 at McGraws, WV; one previous
marriage; ended in death (of spouse); living at Ravencliff; daughter of Hurley and Delphia Etta
(Short) Shumate.
3. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Dorothy Hattie Elizabeth Lafferty, 85, of McGraws, WV passed away peacefully on Sunday February 23, 2020 at
her home. She was born on December 28, 1934 in Ravencliff, WV a daughter of the late Hurley and Delphia Short
Shumate. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband's Paul Moses Duncan and John Lewis
Lafferty; a daughter Dvon Duncan; a brother Daniel Shumate; and sisters Delores Edwards and Doris Tolliver; and
son-in-law Kevin Stambaugh. Survivors include her daughters Donna Lafferty, Evelyn Stambaugh; three sons Ken
(Gail) Duncan, Brett (Shannan) Duncan and John (Linda) Lafferty; she was blessed with thirteen grandchildren
Beth Duncan, Roy Duncan, Tiffany Duncan, Joshua Fullam, Amanda Fulk, Jordan Fullam, Destiny Massey, Blayne
Hill, Jared Fullam, Chelsea Duncan, Hannah Stambaugh, Andrew Stambaugh and Julia Lafferty; twelve great
grandchildren; two sisters Evelyn Wills and Mae Nolley; a brother David Shumate; and a host of nieces, nephews
and other loving family and friends. A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held at 1 pm on Friday February 28th at
the Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Ann Hill and David Shumate officiating. She will
be laid to rest in Lafferty Family Cemetery, McGraws, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 pm until
time of services on Friday at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco."


Randy Dixon

1. U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Randy Dixon
Gender: Male
Residence Years: 1994-2002
Residence Place: Matheny, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 24860
Phone Number: 304-682-8162"


Carol Browning

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Carol Dixon
Birth Date: 19 Apr 1962
Residence Date: 1995
Address: PO Box 205
Residence: Matheny, WV
Postal Code: 24860-0205"