McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


David Theodore Williams

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; E.D. 55-1; taken on 10 May 1940; Page 20B;
Image 40 of 45; Household #304.
Listed as David Williams; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Glen R. Williams.
2. Alleghany Co, NC; Marriage License #4522; Ancestry.com Website.
David Williams; age 22; of Wyoming Co, WV; son of Glenn Roy and Leola Louise Williams; married
on 26 Apr 1958 at the office of Dr. Choate in Civil Gap Township, Alleghany Co, NC; Gail Dalton; age
18 of Brenton, WV; daughter of Marvin and Velma Louise Dalton.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #79-024659; Ancestry.com Website.
David Theodore Williams; age 43; born 16 Jul 1935 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended 4 Dec 1978; 10th grade education; living at Box 225, Itmann, WV; son of Glen Roy
and Leola Louise (Lusk) Williams; married on 11 Jun 1979 at Pearisburg, VA; Edith Goldie Williams;
maiden name Dominick; age 40; born 12 Apr 1939 in WV; divorced; this is her 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended 4 Dec 1978; 11th grade education; living at Box 225, Itmann, WV; daughter of Tony
and Rosie (Georgia) Dominick.
4. U.S., Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: David T Williams
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1935
Address: PO Box 225
Residence Place: Itmann, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 24847-0225 "
5. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"David Theadore Williams, 88, of Itmann, joined his loved ones and the Lord in his heavenly home on Friday, August 18, 2023, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, following a courageous battle with cancer.

"He was born July 16, 1935, in Brier Creek, WV to the late Glen R. Williams Sr. and Leola Williams.

"David proudly served in the U S Marines, spending three and a half years in Korea and was stationed at Camp Lejune, NC for fourteen months. He retired from U S Steel after thirty-five years of employment.

"He was a member of the Charity Baptist Church in Mullens, WV, where he loved talking about the Bible and became a wonderful man of God.

"David was a man of many talents, including being a mechanic and an electrician. There wasn’t much he couldn’t do.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters, Teresa Macomber and Julia Kay Williams Blankenship; his son, David Glen Williams; sisters, Wilda “Sammie” Lambert, Patsy Williams and Brenda “Susie” Aliff; brother, Charles “Charlie” Williams; and granddaughter, Amber Joy Macomber.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of fifty-one years, Edith Williams; a son, Michael David Macomber of Castine, ME; daughters, Lana Macomber of Castine , ME and Elaine Bailey and husband, Stanley of Indian Creek; sister, Diane Acord and husband, Steve of Pineville; brother, Glen Roy “Pud” Williams and wife, Millie of Oceana; sister-in-law, Brenda Williams of Brier Creek; daughter-in-law, Dana Williams of Indian Creek; along with a large sweet family of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a host of extended family members including nephews, nieces, neighbors and friends special friends, Dennis Large and Lawrence and Sharon Woods.

"In lieu of flowers, the family suggests charitable donations be made to Bowers Hospice House in Beckley."


Lynn S. Murphy

1. U.S., Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Lynn S Murphy
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1967
Address: General Delivery
Residence Place: Kimball, West Virginia, USA
Zip Code: 24853-9999"


Vennie Mae Elaine Mills

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Vennie Mae Elaine Murphy, 40, of Vivian Bottom, West Virginia went to be with Jesus Friday, March 18, 2022. Vennie was a loving mother, wife, grandmother and sister who never knew a stranger. She loved many as much as she was loved. Vennie was preceded in death by her parents: mother, Janice Mills and father, Dillard Mills. Survivors include her husband, Lynn Murphy; daughters: Mildred and Chelsea Murphy of the home; very cherished daughters, Serenity and Mia Epperly of the home; Lisa Mitchem of Bluefield, WV, Latosha Murphy of Vivian Bottom, WV, Billy and Kayla Murphy of Vivian Bottom, WV; grandchildren: Thomas and Tanner Mitchem of Bluefield, WV, Skylar Murphy of Vivian, WV; brother, Timothy Mills and wife, Rita Hall of Bluefield, WV; sister, Lisa and Eric Marcum of Eckman, WV. Vennie was Assistant Manager at McDonald's in Welch, WV for 16 years and loved her coworkers as they loved her. Graveside Service will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Rock House Number Two Cemetery in Carswell Hollow near Kimball, West Virginia. Service will be officiated by Pastor Debbie Cyphers. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the family. Online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


Marion Crockett Waddell

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Anna 26 May 2013.
" Marion Crockett Waddell
Birth 18 Oct 1890
Death 30 Aug 1977 (aged 86)
Burial
Mountain View Memory Gardens
Huddy, Pike County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 111204771"


Martha Jane Paynter

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, transcribed by Pauline Haga.
Oceana District, Town of Oceana, Family #5.
Listed as Martha J. Paynter, age 2, in household of father, Sherman Painter.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Jim and Elizabeth; 27 Jul 2012.
" Martha Jane Paynter Waddell
Birth Sep 1897
Death 29 Jan 1928 (aged 30)
Burial
Leon Cemetery
Leon, Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 94285274"


Roger Lee Banks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #3308; WV Archives Web Site.
Roger Lee Banks; age 30 mins, born and died at Maitland, WV on 1 Mar 1942; due to lack of
development; parents, John H. and Pasley (McCoy) Banks, buried 3 Mar 1942 in Belcher Mtn
Cemetery, Kimball, WV; informant, Mrs. John H. Banks, Maitland, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 2 Jan 2012.
" Roger Lee Banks
Birth 1 Mar 1942
Maitland, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 1 Mar 1942
Maitland, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Harriett Erma Bowman

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 247; WV Archives Web Site.
Charlie Christian; age 28; born and living in Roderfield, WV; widowed; married on 18 Sep 1943 in
Roderfield, WV; Erma Bowman; age 21; born and living in Roderfield, single.
2. 1950 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Premier; taken 4 Apr 1950; Sheet Number 10; Dwelling #68.
Listed as Harriet Christian; age 28; born in WV; married; in household of husband, Charles F.
Christian..
3. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #9705; Ancestry.com Website.
Garland Fredrick Hunt; age 36; born in Tazewell Co, VA; divorced; on previous marriage; truck driver;
living at Shortts Gap, VA; son of Cavie and Verlie (Copley) Hunt; married on 15 Apr 1961 in Tazewell
Co, VA; Harriett Erma Bowman Christian; maiden name, Bowman; age 38; born at Henphill, WV;
divorced; one previous marriage; living at Shortts Gap, VA; daughter of Milton Taylor and Vida (Trent)
Bowman.
4. Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Harriet Erma Bowman Christian
Gender: Female
Race: White
Divorce Age: 45
Birth Date: Apr
[abt 1924]
Marriage Date: 15 Apr 1961
Divorce Date: 27 Feb 1969
Divorce Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Garland F Hunt
Certificate Number: 1969001579
Number of Children: 0"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Liz Olmstead; 30 Nov 2010.
" Harriet E. Christian
Birth 17 Apr 1922
Death 7 May 1998 (aged 76)
Burial
Addison Christian Cemetery
Roderfield, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 62382774"


Lathel Roberts

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #83-058838; Ancestry.com Website.
Lathel Roberts; age 31; born 9 Mar 1953 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1st marriage
ended 6 Dec 1978; 7th grade education; living at General Delivery, Avondale, WV; son of Lawrence
and Barbara Ellen (Mullins) Roberts; married on 1 Dec 1893 in Buchanan Co, VA; Kathy Debra
Roberts; age 24; born 22 Mar 1959 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 1st marriage ended
6 Dec 1978; 12th grade education; living at Box 66, Avondale, WV; daughter of Earnest Aaron and
Mary Francis (Hankins) Roberts.


Kathy Debra "Debbie" Roberts

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #83-058838; Ancestry.com Website.
Lathel Roberts; age 31; born 9 Mar 1953 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 1st marriage
ended 6 Dec 1978; 7th grade education; living at General Delivery, Avondale, WV; son of Lawrence
and Barbara Ellen (Mullins) Roberts; married on 1 Dec 1893 in Buchanan Co, VA; Kathy Debra
Roberts; age 24; born 22 Mar 1959 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 1st marriage ended
6 Dec 1978; 12th grade education; living at Box 66, Avondale, WV; daughter of Earnest Aaron and
Mary Francis (Hankins) Roberts.
2. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Kathy Debra Roberts
Gender: Female
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 12 Jul 1993
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Howard Ball
Certificate Number: 1993034423"
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Kathy Debra Roberts, 62, of Peterstown, WV, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. Debra was born March 22, 1959, in Welch, WV, a daughter of Aaron and Mary Hankins Roberts. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She was preceded in death by one grandson, Shawn Burnside Jr; grandparents, Matt and Melvina Hankins and Treavor and Laura Roberts; nephew, little Aaron Roberts. Survivors include her children, (J.R.) James and Jessica Roberts and Mary (Becky) and Paul Pitzer all of Peterstown, WV; sisters, Lorraine and Don Jones of Avondale, WV, Marie and Ronnie Bowles of North Carolina and Ellen and Junior Stinson of Grapevine, WV; brother, Ernie Roberts of Avondale, WV; grandkids, Katelyn Roberts and Jamison Hamm, James Roberts II, Kaleb Burnside, Haleah Burnside, P.J. Pitzer, Ciera Roberts, Jamie Roberts, Randall Roberts, Jordan Roberts, and Michael Roberts. A host of surviving nieces, nephews remain to cherish her memory. Also, two special friends, Nicole Whitlow and Hazel Hagerman. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, December 3, 2021 at 1 P.M. with Reverend Danny Bowles, Reverend John Wheeler, Reverend Ronnie Bowles, and Reverend Freddie Dawson officiating at the Independent Church of God at Avondale, WV. Burial will follow in the Mullins Cemetery on Crane Ridge near Avondale, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Jason Steele, Paul Pitzer, James Roberts II and Ernie Roberts. Friends may visit with the family Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the Independent Church of God in Avondale after 6 P.M. Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV is assisting the Roberts family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


Nancy C.

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Beaver Creek Township; taken 15 ___, 1910; Page 226A; Image 1 of
13; Family #7/7.
Listed as Nancy Jenkins; age 37; born in NC; married twice; last time for 5 yrs; 8 children, 4 living;
in household of husband, John F. Jenkins.


Rosetta Johnson

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Beaver Creek Township; taken 15 ___, 1910; Page 226A; Image 1 of
13; Family #7/7.
Listed as Rosetta Johnson; age 13; born in NC; in household of step-father, John F. Jenkins.


Pearl Johnson

1. 1910 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Beaver Creek Township; taken 15 ___, 1910; Page 226A; Image 1 of
13; Family #7/7.
Listed as Pearl Johnson; age 11; born in NC; in household of step-father, John F. Jenkins.


Richard Lee Mabry

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1953); Page 133; Line #21; WV Archives Website.
Richard Lee Mabry; age 22; born and living in Princeton, WV; single; married on 5 Sep 1953 at
Princeton, WV; Betty Rae French; age 19; born and living in Priceton, WV; single.


Betty Rae French

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1953); Page 133; Line #21; WV Archives Website.
Richard Lee Mabry; age 22; born and living in Princeton, WV; single; married on 5 Sep 1953 at
Princeton, WV; Betty Rae French; age 19; born and living in Priceton, WV; single.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 130; WV Archives Website.
Jesse Bowman Hughes, Jr; age 24; born in Welch, WV; single; living at Box 761, Keystone, WV;
married on 23 Nov 1957 in the Bluewell Methodist Church, Bluefield, WV; Betty French Mabry; age
23; born in Princeton, WV; divorced; living in Keystone, WV.