McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


William Hubert Asbury

1. 1940 Census, Tazewell Co, VA; Clear Fork District; Boissevain; Jenkinjones Road; E.D. 93-4; taken
1 May 1940; Page107B; Image 40 of 62; Household #304.
Listed as Hubert Asbury; age 8; born in VA; no education; attending school; lived in same place,
Tazewell Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Roy Asbury.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 417; WV Archives Web Site.
William Hubert Asbury; age 22; born in Bishop, VA; single; living in Horsepen, VA: McDowell Side;
married on 2 Jul 1954 in Welch, WV; Beulah Mae Marrs; age 17; born and living in Horsepen, VA;
with consent of Harvey and Lillie Marrs, parents of Beulah Mae Marrs.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: William Hubert Asbury
[William H Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Feb 1932
Birth Place: McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 12 Aug 2004
Father: Ray Asbury
Mother: Lakie E Altizer
SSN: 234467282
Death Certificate Number: 034994
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: Mar 1948: Name listed as WILLIAM HUBERT ASBURY;
23 Dec 2004: Name listed as WILLIAM H ASBURY"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Lonesome Drifter; 31 May 2016.
" William Hubert Asbury
Birth 19 Feb 1931
Bishop, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 22 Jul 2004 (aged 73)
Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia,"


Beulah Mae Marrs

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 417; WV Archives Web Site.
William Hubert Asbury; age 22; born in Bishop, VA; single; living in Horsepen, VA: McDowell Side;
married on 2 Jul 1954 in Welch, WV; Beulah Mae Marrs; age 17; born and living in Horsepen, VA;
with consent of Harvey and Lillie Marrs, parents of Beulah Mae Marrs.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 8 Feb 2006.
"Beulah Mae Asbury
Birth 1936
Death 1998 (aged 61–62)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"


Kenneth Ray Asbury

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kenneth Ray Asbury
[Kenneth R Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 20 May 1970
Birth Place: Welch McDowe, West Virginia
Death Date: 30 Jul 2000
SSN: 234084603
Type of Claim: Birth record established before age of 5.
Notes: 09 Apr 1976: Name listed as KENNETH RAY ASBURY;
09 Aug 2000: Name listed as KENNETH R ASBURY"
2. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Kenneth Ray Asbury
Death Date: 30 Jul 2000
Death Place: Tazewell, Virginia, USA"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 8 Feb 2006.
" Kenneth Ray Asbury
Birth 20 May 1970
Death 30 Jun 2000 (aged 30)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"


Dennis Jay Asbury Sr

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 2 Nov 2007.
" Dennis Jay Asbury, Sr
Birth 1970
Death 2004 (aged 33–34)
Burial
Big Creek Cemetery
Brewsterdale, McDowell County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Dennis Asbury, Sr, 33 of Horspen, died Feb, 13 at Tazewell Community Hospital.

"Born in Welch, WV, he was a son of William Hubert Asbury of Horsepen and the late Beulah Marrs Asbury.

"In addition to his mother, he was preceeded in death by one brother, Kenneth Ray Asbury.

"Additional survivors: son, Dennis J. Asbury, Jr. of Charlotte, NC; and brothers, Harvey Edward Asbury of Gastonia, NC, and William Thomas Asbury and Douglas Allen Asbury, both of Horsepen.

"The funeral was conducted at 2 p.m. Feb 18 at the Church of Jeasus Christ at Brewsterdale with Pastor Arnold Marrs officating.

"Burial followed at Brewsterdale Curch Cemetery..."


Peggy Jean Ragsdale

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Peggy J Be
Also Known As Peggy Jean Belcher
2nd Also Known As Name P Belcher
Residence Date 01 May 2000-15 Nov 2007
Residence Place Saint Albans, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 23 Oct 1939
Address Saint Albans, West Virginia 25177
Address Date 01 May 2000-15 Nov 2007
2nd Address Princeton, West Virginia 24740
2nd Address Date 01 Sep 1995-13 Nov 2000
3rd Address Saint Albans, West Virginia 25177
3rd Address Date 01 Sep 1993-01 Jan 2004
Possible Relatives Christopher A Belcher, Dora L Belcher, Dora Lynette Belcher, Judith S Koontzbelcher, Patrick Brian Belcher, Robert Greg Belcher"


Irvin Loyd Hoyt

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Crystal; 7 Apr 2013.
" Irvin Lloyd Hoyt
Birth 8 Feb 1925
Death 25 Jan 2013 (aged 87)
Burial
Sunset Memory Gardens
Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia"

Grave marker Inscription:
"SOM3 * US COASTGUARD * WORLD WAR II"

Additional Information Posted:
"Irvin Lloyd Hoyt Sr., of Williamstown, went to his heavenly reward Friday morning at Harmar Place in Marietta, following an extended illness.

"Irvin was born Feb. 8, 1925, in Proctor, W.Va., the youngest son of Jacob M. Hoyt and Violet M. Hoyt.

"After graduating from Logan High school in 1942, he enlisted in the Coast Guard, where he served as a sonar operator aboard the U.S.S Vance (DE387). After the war he worked for Lewis Furniture in Logan, and co-owned (with his father) Hoyt's Gulf Station in Ravenswood from 1954-1968. Irvin then worked for Sperry/Kardex until his retirement. He served as deacon and usher at First Baptist Church in Williamstown, and was active in the Senior Adult Ministry. He loved the Lord and his family. In his last years, he enjoyed watching his grandson, Jacob, play sports.

"Survivors include his beloved wife of 63 years, Betty Lou Hoyt; sons, Irvin Jr. and wife, Tammy, of Staunton, Va., and David and wife, Martha, of St. Marys, W.Va.; grandchildren, Chris Hoyt of Huntington, Jeremy Pope of Lynchburg, Va., and Jacob Hoyt of St. Marys; a great-granddaughter, Alaina Hoyt of Huntington; sister-in-law, Mary Hoyt, a resident of Harmar Place; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

"He was preceded in death by his parents; and his older brother, the Rev. Donald R. Hoyt.

"We rejoice in their heavenly reunion.

"Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna, W.Va., with Pastor David Easter officiating, with burial to follow at Sunset Memory Gardens, Parkersburg. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

"The family would like to thank Doctors Curt Dehmlow, Bob Erdelyi and Rich Hershey, the staff of Marietta Memorial Hospital, and Harmar Place for their excellent care and treatment of Irvin during his long illness. God bless you all.

"Parkersburg News & Sentinel
Jan. 27, 2013"


Betty Lou Ragsdale

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Betty L Hoyt
Residence Date 13 Nov 2000
Residence Place Williamstown, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 17 Dec 1929
Address Williamstown, West Virginia 26187
Address Date 13 Nov 2000
2nd Address Williamstown, West Virginia 26187
2nd Address Date 01 Dec 1993-31 Dec 1996
3rd Address Williamstown, West Virginia 26187
3rd Address Date 01 Apr 1985
Possible Relatives David Lee Hoyt, Irvin L Hoyt, Martha M Hoyt
Record Number 174095338"


George Washington Asbury Jr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 462; WV Archives Web Site.
George W. Asbury, Jr; age 23; born in canebrake, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; son of G. W.
and Lena (Bragg) Asbury, Sr; married on 1 jan 1949 at Kopperston, WV; Norma Sue Ragsdale; age
21; born in Caretta, WV; single; living in Kopperston, WV; daughter of Reuben and Elizabeth (Sophur)
Ragsdale.


Norma Sue Ragsdale

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 462; WV Archives Web Site.
George W. Asbury, Jr; age 23; born in canebrake, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; son of G. W.
and Lena (Bragg) Asbury, Sr; married on 1 jan 1949 at Kopperston, WV; Norma Sue Ragsdale; age
21; born in Caretta, WV; single; living in Kopperston, WV; daughter of Reuben and Elizabeth
(Sophur) Ragsdale.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Norma Sue Asbury
[Norma S Asbury]
[Norma Sue Ragsdale]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 3 Oct 1931
Birth Place: Caretta Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 28 Aug 2006
Father: Reuben W Ragsdale
Mother: Elizabeth Sopsher
SSN: 233740209
Notes: May 1963: Name listed as NORMA SUE ASBURY;
12 Sep 2006: Name listed as NORMA S ASBURY"
3. FindAgrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 4 Dec 2008.
" Norma Sue Ragsdale Asbury
Birth 3 Oct 1931
Bragg, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Aug 2006 (aged 74)
Caretta, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia"

Additional Information Posted:
"Norma Sue Asbury, of 150 Autumn Lane, Beckley, formerly of Kopperston, departed this life Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at the age of 74 years, 10 months and 25 days, following a long illness.

"Born October 3, 1931, at Coretta, she was the daughter of the late Reuben W. Ragsdale (1908-Deceased) and Elizabeth Sopsher-Evans-Ragsdale (1907-Deceased).

"Mrs. Asbury was a 1949 graduate of Oceana High School. She was a member of Kopperston Presbyterian Church where she played the piano and organ for many years. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her only great grandchild, Jace. She was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Asbury Jr. (1925-1977) whom she married on on January 1, 1949 in Kopperston, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1949, Page 462, Application Date: December 30, 1949)..

"Those left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Falous Asbury and his wife, Joyce of Bradley, and Dennis Asbury and his wife, Carol of Kopperston; a daughter, Susan Elizabeth "Beth" Asbury-Smith (1961-2010) of Huntington; three sisters, Betty Ragsdale-Hoyt and her husband, Irvin of Williamstown, Patty Ragsdale-Parker and her husband, Kimmel of Richlands, Va., and Peggy Ragsdale-Belcher of St. Albans; four grandchildren, Amy Jill Marden and her husband, Mike of King George, Va., LeAnn Asbury of Lewisburg, Michael Asbury of Morgantown, and Ryan Smith and his fiancé, Carrie Turley of Huntington; a special great-grandson, Jace Smith of Huntington.

"A celebration of Mrs. Asbury's life will be 2 p.m. today at Adam Toler Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Rick Chester officiating. Burial will follow in the Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny."


Sandfor McCoy

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Ramona Hitchens; 4 Jan 2014.
" Sanford McCoy
Birth 29 May 1873
Death 21 Nov 1901 (aged 28)
Burial
Murphy Cemetery
Pike County, Kentucky"


Demarse Hunt

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Ramona Hitchens; 4 Jan 2014.
" Demarse Hunt Donley
Birth 1875
Death 1 Sep 1932 (aged 56–57)
Burial
Murphy Cemetery
Pike County, Kentucky"

Additional Information Posted:
"Maiden name: Hunt
First husband: Sanford McCoy
Children: Laurence McCoy, Charlie McCoy, Landon McCoy, Vada McCoy and Sanford McCoy Jr
Second husband: James Donley
Children: Dock Cullen Donley, Margaret Maggie Donley, Clemmey Donley and Goldie Donley

"Brother: John Hunt"


Roy Ellis Roberts

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Sharp-Raintown Cemetery, Mill Point, Pocahontas Co, WV; submitted
by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs.
Roy Ellis Roberts; born 25 Apr 1906; died 29 Sep 1951; buried here; headstone phot shown;
"Roy Ellis Roberts was the son of William Harvey "Will" Roberts and Mary Jane Hankins.He was
married to Euva Grey Brown."


Euva Gray Brown

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Sharp-Raintown Cemetery, Mill Point, Pocahontas Co, WV; submitted
by Linda Bennett Nunley Burroughs; 9 Dec 2011.
Euva Grey Brown Roberts; born 19 Apr 1914 in Pocahontas Co, WV; died 11 Jan 2004 in
Pocahontas Co, WV; buried here; personal photo shown;
"Euva Grey Brown was born to James Smith Brown and Rose Nell Lyons on April 19, 1914 in Modoc, Pocahontas County,Wv. She married Roy Ellis Roberts on Aug.25,1933 at Campbelltown, Pocahontas County,Wv.They had 8 children :Henry Austin, Denver Roy, Pauline, Harvey Wayne, Iva Jane, Olive Marie, Lena Mae,Oliver Arnold. She died on Jan.11,2004 in Pocahontas County, Wv."