McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Montie Warren "Sonny" Phelps Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger, E.D. 24-56; taken 8 Apr 1940;
Page 1074B; Image 13 of 29; Household #96.
Listed as Monty Pholph; age 7; born in VA; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
Abingdon, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Monty W. Phelps,Sr.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #27591; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Monty Warren Phelps, Jr; age 25; born in Abingdon, VA; single; service station attendent; living at
Iaeger, WV; son of M.W. Phelps and Pauline (Bale) Sr; married on 6 Sep 1958 at Lebanon, VA;
Lucille Cline; age 22; born and living in Baisden, WV; single; teacher; daughter of Joda and Ethel
(Layne) Cline.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Montie Warren (Sonny) Phelps, Jr., 85, of Iaeger, WV, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the Ridge Care Assistant Living Center in Princeton, WV.

"Sonny was born December 19, 1932, in Iaeger, WV, a son of the late Montie Warren and Pauline Ball Phelps Sr. He was a retired coal miner, a member of the Iaeger Masonic Lodge AF & AM 148 and was affiliated with the Iaeger Methodist Church in Iaeger, WV.

"In addition to his parents Sonny was preceded in death by his wife Lucille on April 28, 2018, and one brother, Warren Hamilton Phelps.

"Survivors include one son, Marty Phelps and wife Beverly of Iaeger, WV; three grandchildren, Chandler, Megan, and Natalie Phelps all of Iaeger, WV; two sisters, Betty Jo Woodie and husband Marvin of Bluefield, VA, and Phyllis Puckett and husband Bill of Pearisburg, VA.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 12 o’clock with Reverend Ernest Williamson officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Entombment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum at Princeton, WV, where Masonic Rites will be performed by the Iaeger Masonic Lodge AF & AM 148. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends..."


Lucille Cline

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #27591; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Monty Warren Phelps, Jr; age 25; born in Abingdon, VA; single; service station attendent; living at
Iaeger, WV; son of M.W. Phelps and Pauline (Bale) Sr; married on 6 Sep 1958 at Lebanon, VA;
Lucille Cline; age 22; born and living in Baisden, WV; single; teacher; daughter of Joda and Ethel
(Layne) Cline.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lucille Phelps, 81, of Iaeger, WV, passed away, Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, WV.

"Lucille was born June 2, 1936, in Gilbert Creek, WV, a daughter of the late Joda and Ethel Lane Cline. She was a retired McDowell County school teacher, with 31 years of service and was affiliated with the Iaeger Methodist Church in Iaeger, WV.

"In addition to her parents Lucille was preceded in death by three brothers, Doug, Colin, and Claude Cline; and two sisters, Brenda and Shirley Cline.

"Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Sonny Phelps of the home; one son, Marty Phelps and wife Beverly of Iaeger; three grandchildren, Chandler, Megan, and Natalie Phelps all of Iaeger; one sister, Glenda Jo Cline of Gilbert, WV; and four brothers, Barry Cline and Kevin Cline both of Gilbert Creek, WV, Robbie Joe Cline of Huntington, WV, and Wendall Cline of Oceana, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 12 o’clock with Pastor Ernest Williamson officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Entombment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum at Princeton, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends..."


James Munson Davis

1. Burdette/Diekmann Family Tree; posted by cmburdet; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"James Munson Davis
1894–1932
Birth 23 AUG 1894 • West Virginia, USA
Death 01 AUG 1932 • Putnam County, West Virginia, USA"
2. Putnam Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1915); Page 17; WV Archives Web Site.
James Munson Davis; age 21; born and living in Putnam Co, WV; married on 26 May 1915 at Winter,
Putnam Co, WV; Bessie Riser; age 17; born and living in Putnam Co, WV.


Bessie Roberta Riser

1. Burdette/Diekmann Family Tree; posted by cmburdet; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Bessie Roberta
Bessie Roberta "Robertie" Riser
1899–1985
Birth 27 MAR 1899 • Poco, Putnam, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 JUN 1985 • Dunbar, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA"
2. Putnam Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1915); Page 17; WV Archives Web Site.
James Munson Davis; age 21; born and living in Putnam Co, WV; married on 26 May 1915 at Winter,
Putnam Co, WV; Bessie Riser; age 17; born and living in Putnam Co, WV.


Ray Raymond Artis

1, 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Kimball; taken on 17 Apr 1930;
Page 172A; Image 43 of 57; Family #350/358.
Listed as Raymond Artis; age 8; born in WV; in household of father, George Artis.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Raymond Artis
Race: White
Age: 19
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Roderfield, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 19 Sep 1922
Residence Place: Davy, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Jun 1942
Employer: Joe Perkins
Weight: 145
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Annie Lee Artis
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Raymond Artis Self (Head)"
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 014058; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ray Artis; age 52; born 22 Sep 1925 (sic, 1922) in Roderfield, WV; single; this is his 1st marriage ;
1 yr HS education; living at 2608 Medary, Columbus, OH; son of George and Annie (Collins) Artis;
married on 2 Apr 1077 in lebanon, VA; Lillian Lois England; age 43; born 12 Oct 1933 in Cambridge,
OH; single; this is her first marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at 2608 Medary, Columbus, OH;
daughter of Clarence and Sarah (Henderson) England.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ray Raymond Artis
[Raymond Artis]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Sep 1920 (sic, 1922)
Birth Place: Raderfield M, West Virginia
[Roderfield M??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 13 Aug 2006
Father: George Artis
Mother: Annie L Collins
SSN: 234282615
Notes: Dec 1939: Name listed as RAY RAYMOND ARTIS;
Aug 1954: Name listed as RAYMOND ARTIS"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Raymond Artis
Last Residence:
43202 Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
BORN: 19 Sep 1922
Last Benefit: 43202, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio
Died: 13 Aug 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Raymond Artis
Birth Date: 19 Sep 1922
Gender: Male
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Columbus (Pt), Franklin, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 43123
Death Date: 13 Aug 2006
Death Time: 02:54 PM
Hospital of Death: Private Residence
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Certificate: 63268
Age at Death: 83
Registrar's Certificate Number: 006612
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition: Cremation
Filing Date: 17 Aug 2006
Hospital Status: Other/residence
Injury at Work: Unclassifiable
Marital Status: Widowed
Education: 9
Armed Forces Indicator: No
Industry of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Occupation of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Census Tract: 9999
Primary Registration District: 2507"


Lillian Lois England

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #77 014058; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ray Artis; age 52; born 22 Sep 1925 (sic, 1922) in Roderfield, WV; single; this is his 1st marriage ;
1 yr HS education; living at 2608 Medary, Columbus, OH; son of George and Annie (Collins) Artis;
married on 2 Apr 1077 in lebanon, VA; Lillian Lois England; age 43; born 12 Oct 1933 in Cambridge,
OH; single; this is her first marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at 2608 Medary, Columbus, OH;
daughter of Clarence and Sarah (Henderson) England.


Shelvin McGinnis Rowe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin McGinnis Rowe; age 19; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 24 Apr 1950
in Lex, WV; Eonia Griffith; age 20; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of Stella
Powell, mother of Shelvin McGinnis Rowe; and Georgia Mathis, guardian (child is orphan).


Eonia Griffith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Wiley B. Griffith"; Article; Page 155; submitted by Elizabeth G.
McClanahan; HC 61, Box 18AA, Grundy, VA 24614.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin McGinnis Rowe; age 19; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 24 Apr 1950
in Lex, WV; Eonia Griffith; age 20; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of Stella
Powell, mother of Shelvin McGinnis Rowe; and Georgia Mathis, guardian (child is orphan).


John Pocs

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "John and Elizabeth Pocs Gall"; Article; Page 147; submitted by Esther
Sebastian, Berwind, WV 24815.


Esther Farkas

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "John and Elizabeth Pocs Gall"; Article; Page 147; submitted by Esther
Sebastian, Berwind, WV 24815.


Leonard Clyde Otey

1. 1880 Census, Floyd Co, VA; 39th Enumeration District; taken 15 Jun 1880; Page 384C; Image 31
of 59; Family #261/263.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 8; born in VA; in household of father Joshua W. Otey.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leonard C. Otey
Gender: Male
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1872
Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1894
Marriage Place: Montgomery Co., Virginia
Father: Joshua Otey
Mother: Sarah Otey
Spouse: Flora Bishop
FHL Film Number: 2048462"
3. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 36; born in VA; married once for 16 yrs; general work carpenter;
head of household.
4.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 47; born in VA; married; house carpenter; head of household.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Leonard C. Otey; age 57; born in VA; married at 22; carpenter; head of household.
6. Mercer Co, WV; Death Certificate #'67 016498; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Clyde Otey; age 95; born 15 Apr 1872 in Floyd Co, VA; widowed; retired carpenter; living at
Bluewell, WV; son of Joshua W. and Sarah A. (Showalter) Otey; died 29 Oct 1967 in Bluewell, WV;
due to terminal lobar pneumonia following generalized infirmaties senile; buried 31 Oct 1967 in
Woodlawn Cemetery, Bluewell, WV; informant, Fred Otey, Bluewell, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 23 Jun 2016.
"Leonard Clyde Otey
Birth 15 Apr 1872
Floyd County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Oct 1967 (aged 95)
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Name Leonard C. Otey
Birth Date 1872
Age 22
Spouse's Name Flora Bishop
Spouse's Birth Date 1872
Spouse's Age 22
Event Date 20 Apr 1894
Event Place Montgomery Co., Virginia
Father's Name Joshua Otey
Mother's Name Sarah Otey
Spouse's Father's Name O. Bishop
Spouse's Mother's Name Cath. Bishop"

"Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, VA; 30 & 31 Oct 1967; Newspaper Obit.
"Leonard Otey
"Dies At Age 95

"Leonard Clyde Otey, 95, of Bluewell, died Sunday night at his home. He had been ill for several weeks, recentley bed-fast. His illness went into pneumonia, from which he died Sunday at 9 p.m.

"He was a native of Floyd County, Va., and was a retired carpenter.

"Survivors include four sons, Fred Otey of the home in Bluewell; Clyde Otey of Princeton, Bill Otey of
Yucca Valley, Calif., and Clifton Otey of Cucumber, and three daughters, Mrs. Helen Morrison of Sarasota, Fla., Mrs. Elsie Ritchie of princeton and Mrs. Eula Tankersley of Bluewell.

"Several Grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

"Mrs. Otey was preceded in death by Ernest G. Otey, a son who was president of the First National Bank of Bluewell.

"Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body is at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell."
______________

"Otey, Leonard Clyde, 95 of Bluewell: Today at 3:30 p.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home at Bluewell with Rev. D. Homer Stewart officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery at Bluewell. He was a son of the late Joshua W. and Sarah A. Showalten Otey."


Flora Alice Bishop

1. 1880 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; 56th Enumeration District; taken 18 Jun 1880; Page 491B;
Image 34 of 36; Family #268/278.
Listed as Flora A. Bishop; age 7; born in VA; in household of father, Obediah Bishop.
2. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Flora Bishop
Gender: Female
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1872
Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1894
Marriage Place: Montgomery Co., Virginia
Father: O. Bishop
Mother: Cath. Bishop
Spouse: Leonard C. Otey
FHL Film Number: 2048462"
3. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Flora Otey; age 36; born in VA; married once for 16 yrs; 8 children; all living; in household
of husband, Leonard C. Otey.
4.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Flora A. Otey; age 47; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Leonard C. Otey.
5. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Flora Otey; age 57; born in VA; married at 22; in household of husband, Leonard C. Otey.
6. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #14880; WV Archives Web Site.
Mrs. Flora Alice Otey; age 74 yrs, 8 mons, 14 days; born 12 Mar 1872 in Floyd Co, VA; married; wife
of L.C. Otey, age 74; housewife; living at Crumpler, WV; daughter of unlisted parents; died 28 Nov
1946 at Crumpler, WV; due to coronary thrombosis; buried 30 Nov 1946 in Woodlawn Cemetery,
Bluefield (sic, Bluewell), WV; informant, C.B. Otey, Crumpler, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by F. Hylton; 23 Jun 2016.
" Flora Alice Bishop Otey
Birth 12 Mar 1872
Floyd County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Nov 1946 (aged 74)
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 30 Nov 1956; Newspaper Obit.
"Mrs. Flora Otey, Mother of Local Banker, Succumbs
"Last Rites will be conducted Sarurday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Crumpler Methodist church for Mrs. Flora Bishop Otey, 74, who died at her home in Crumpler Thursday evening at 7 o'clock after a prolonged illnes of a heart condition.

"The Rev. N.W. Looney, pastor of the church, will be in charge, assisted by the Rev. W.S. Barbery, of Iaeger. Burial will be held in Woodlawn cemetery.

"She was born on March 12, 1872 in Floyd county, Virginia. She was married to E.(sic, L.) C. Otey, also of Floyd county, in 1893, and is survived by the following sons and daughters:

"Mrs. Everett Tankersley, Mrs. Frank Morrison and Miss Elsie Otey, all of Crumpler.

"E.G, Otey, of Bluefield, C.W. Otey, Costa Mesa, Calif.; Cosby M. Otey, Welch; Cloyde (sic, Clyde), Frank, Fred and Clifton Otey, all of Crumpler.

"She is also surviveded one sister, Mrs. Lillie Otey, of Christensburg, Va. and fifteen grandchildren."


Lura M. Otey

1. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Lura Otey; age 14; born in VA; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
2.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Laura M. Otey; age 23; born in VA; single; public school teacher; in household of father,
Leonard C. Otey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #1816; WV Archives Web Site.
Luria Otey; age 24 yrs, 3 mons, 9 days; born 29 Mar 1896 in VA; single; teacher; daughter of L.C. and
Flora (Bishop) Otey; died 15 Feb 1920 at Crumpler, WV; due to tuberculosis; buried 17 Feb 1920 at
Crumpler, WV; informant, M.H. Tabor, MD, Crumpler, WV.


Charles William Otey

1. Pulaski Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #10704; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles William Otey; born 13 Apr 1899 in Pulaski, VA; son of Leonard Clyde Otey, age 27; born in
Floyd Co, VA; and Flora Alice Bishop; age 37; born in Floyd Co, VA; certified by Flora Alice Otey,
Crumpler, WV; age 73; signed by Charles William Otey, 2807 Villa Way, Newport Beach, CA; 14 Apr
1945.
2. 1910 Census, Pulaski Co, VA; Newburn District; Newbern; taken 22 Apr 1910; Page 87B; Image 29
of 31; Family #21/21.
Listed as Willie Otey; age 10; born in VA; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
3.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Charles W. Otey; age 20; born in VA; single; house carpenter; in household of father,
Leonard C. Otey.


Helen A. Otey

1.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Helen A. Otey; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Helen Otey; age 16; born in VA; single; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.


Elsie J. Otey

1.1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 2/3 Jan 1920; Page 188B;
Image 2 of 50; Family #16/17.
Listed as Elsie J. Otey; age 3 yrs, 10 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken 21 Apr 1930; Page 55A; Image
37 of 56; Family #37/38.
Listed as Elsie Otey; age 14; born in WV; single; in household of father, Leonard C. Otey.