McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Bobby Marvin Harris

1. Roanoke Co, VA; Marriage License #71-051419; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bobby Marvin Harris; age 23; born 23 Apr 1948 in VA; single; this was his first marriage; 3 yrs
HS education; living at Box 32, Rt #7, Roanoke, VA; son ofHorace M. and Lillian Estelle (Wheeler)
Harris; married on 24 Dec 1971 in Roanoke Co, VA; Margenna Hagerman; age 19; born 28 Mar
1952 in WV; single; this was her first marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 321, Rt #2, Salem,
VA; daughter of A.J. and Hattie (Wagner) Hagerman.


Margenna Hagerman

1. Roanoke Co, VA; Marriage License #71-051419; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bobby Marvin Harris; age 23; born 23 Apr 1948 in VA; single; this was his first marriage; 3 yrs
HS education; living at Box 32, Rt #7, Roanoke, VA; son ofHorace M. and Lillian Estelle (Wheeler)
Harris; married on 24 Dec 1971 in Roanoke Co, VA; Margenna Hagerman; age 19; born 28 Mar
1952 in WV; single; this was her first marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 321, Rt #2, Salem,
VA; daughter of A.J. and Hattie (Wagner) Hagerman.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Margie H Rash
Also Known As Margenna Harris Rash
2nd Also Known As Name M Rash
Residence Date 01 Nov 1984-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Birth Date 15 Mar 1952
Address Roanoke, Virginia 24018
Address Date 01 Nov 1984-01 Jan 2009
Possible Relatives Nadine P Rash, Randall Lance Rash, Ricky Rash, Suzanne M Rash
Record Number 168190906"


Lidford Julius Dollaeye

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 202; WV Archives Web Site.
Lidford Dollaeye; age 23; born n Wise Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Welch, WV; son of Dave and
Cyntha; married on 6 Aug 1920 at Wilcoe, WV; Ida E. Lane; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of A.M. and Eliza; information given by A.M. Lane, father.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Junior Mining Village; taken 2 Apr 1930;
Page 231A; Family #7/7.
Listed as Lidford J. Dollaeye; age 34; born in VA; married at 22; weigh? boss in coal mine; head of
household.


Ida E. Lane

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 202; WV Archives Web Site.
Lidford Dollaeye; age 23; born n Wise Co, VA; single; laborer; living at Welch, WV; son of Dave and
Cyntha; married on 6 Aug 1920 at Wilcoe, WV; Ida E. Lane; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
daughter of A.M. and Eliza; information given by A.M. Lane, father.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Junior Mining Village; taken 2 Apr 1930;
Page 231A; Family #7/7.
Listed as Ida E. Dollaeye; age 27; born in WV; married at 17; in household of husband, Lidford J.
Dollaeye.


Maxie H. Dollaeye

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Junior Mining Village; taken 2 Apr 1930;
Page 231A; Family #7/7.
Listed as Maxie H. Dollaeye; age 6; born in WV; in household of father, Lidford J. Dollaeye.


Erwin J. Dollaeye

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Junior Mining Village; taken 2 Apr 1930;
Page 231A; Family #7/7.
Listed as Erwin J. Dollaeye; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Lidford J. Dollaeye.


Charles Lee Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Cammie Atkins

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Lawrence Sherman Prater

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #2041; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Lawrence Prater; age 20; born in Caretta, WV; single; student; living at Warriormine, WV; son of Ballard
and Lou R. (Click) Prater; married on 25 Jan 1962 in Russell Co, VA; Mary Katherine Post; age 17; born
in Buffalo, NY; single; living at Warriormine, WV; daughter of Gerald and Mary (Rice) Post.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Ballard and Raine Prater,
Miner"; Article; Page 224; submitted by Mary Ann Prater Justice, PO Box 458, War, WV 24892.


Mary Katherine Post

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #2041; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Lawrence Prater; age 20; born in Caretta, WV; single; student; living at Warriormine, WV; son of Ballard
and Lou R. (Click) Prater; married on 25 Jan 1962 in Russell Co, VA; Mary Katherine Post; age 17; born
in Buffalo, NY; single; living at Warriormine, WV; daughter of Gerald and Mary (Rice) Post.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Kathrene Post
[Mary Kathrene Prater]
[Mary Whitaker]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 May 1944
Birth Place: Buffalo Erie, New York
Death Date: Apr 1979
SSN: 093347593
Notes: Jan 1960: Name listed as MARY KATHRENE POST;
Jul 1966: Name listed as MARY KATHRENE PRATER;
18 Aug 1978: Name listed as MARY K WHITAKER;
04 Jan 1988: Name listed as MARY WHITAKER"


Jarrell C. Alford

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 153; WV Archives Web Site.
Jarrell C. Alford; age 21; born in Gary, WV; single; living at Elbert, WV; married on 27 Aug 1948 in
Gary, WV; Juanita Jean Myers; age 18; born and living in Elbert, WV; single; with consent of Mrs.
Geneva Myers; mother of Juanita Jean Myers.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Pamela Thompson; 15 Jun 2014.
" Jarrell C. Alford
Birth 3 Jun 1928
Gary, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 13 Dec 2009 (aged 81)
Lashmeet, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Chapel of the Wildwood Mausoleum"

Additional Information Posted:
"DAILY TELEGRAPH
Bluefield, Mercer Co., WV
Wednesday, 16 December 2009

"PRINCETON [Mercer Co.]—Jarrell C. Alford, 81, of Ashley Lane, Princeton, formerly of Gary, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2009 at the Home Sweet Home Personal Care of Lashmeet.

"Born June 3, 1928, at Gary [McDowell Co.], he was the son of the late Heath and Dora Jennings Alford. Jarrell was a graduate of Gary High School, Class of 1947. He worked for U.S. Steel in Gary, retiring after 36 years of service as a Supply Clerk in the warehouse. Jarrell was a former member of the Gary Lions Club and Gary Oddfellows Lodge.

"Survivors: His loving and caring wife of 61 years, Juanita Myers Alford; one daughter, Sue Widener and her husband Dick; one granddaughter, Amy Harrison and her husband Shane; two great-grandchildren, Abby Kinzer and Noah Harrison, all of Princeton; an aunt, Opal Alford of Galax Va.; sisters-in-law, Margie Dula of Elkton Md., Doris Hermes of Carlsbad, Calif., Anna Myers of Panama City, Fla.; brothers-in-law, Donald Myers and wife Betty of Milton, Fla., Ralph Myers and wife Judy of Welch; several cousins also survive.

"Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2009 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastors Orville Harvey and Rob Buchanan officiating. Entombment will follow in the Chapel of the Wildwood Mausoleum, Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.

"Friends may visit with the family today (Tuesday) from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Family and friends may share online messages of love and concerns via www.memorialfd.comJarrell's family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Princeton Advent Church, Building Fund, 706 Prince St., Princeton, WV 24740.The honor of serving the Alford family has been given to the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton."


Juanita Jean Myers

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 96B; Image 54
of 78; Family #479/484.
Listed as Juanita Myers; age 5 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Charles N. Myers.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken on 6 May 1940; Page 139B;
Image 2 of 28; Household #10.
Listed as Juanita Myers; age 10; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles N. Myers.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 153; WV Archives Web Site.
Jarrell C. Alford; age 21; born in Gary, WV; single; living at Elbert, WV; married on 27 Aug 1948 in
Gary, WV; Juanita Jean Myers; age 18; born and living in Elbert, WV; single; with consent of Mrs.
Geneva Myers; mother of Juanita Jean Myers.
4. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Juanita M Alford
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1929
Phone Number: 448-3568
Address: PO Box 367, Gary, WV, 24836-0367 (1993)"
5. Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center, Princeton, WV; Posted Obit.
"

Juanita Myers Alford, 90, of Princeton formerly of Elbert, died suddenly Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center. Born November 25, 1929 at Elbert, she was the daughter of the late Charles N. Myers and Nannie Geneva Wooldridge Myers. Juanita was a graduate of Gary High School, Class of 1947. Years later when her daughter became a Coaldigger, she was a booster mom offering hot dogs and hot chocolate at every home football game (even to the Maroon Waves fans at the Gary/Welch games, Dickie). She retired from the West Virginia Department of Veterans Affairs in Welch with 25 years of service treating every veteran she assisted like one of her eight brothers who served in the military. Juanita was a member of the Gary American Legion Auxiliary Unit #38. As a lifetime member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, she made lifelong friends such as Carol Riggins, Helen Elswick, Betty Heizer, Gertie Stone, Josephine Cavallo, Alice Nofsinger, and many more. She was a faithful attendee at Princeton Advent Christian Church. Juanita will long be remembered for her love and generosity towards her family, her meticulous organizational skills, and her ability to go into “Juanita” mode whenever there was a crisis. For instance, she left a detailed list for Sue Ellen and Amy to follow to make sure everything was done. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Jarrell C. Alford along with 9 siblings; Margie Dula, Lois Childress, Howard, Orville, Fremont, Wade, Bill, Roger and Donald Myers. Also, her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Dora and Heath Alford. Those left to cherish her memory, her loving and devoted daughter & son in law, Sue Ellen & Dick Widener, a caring granddaughter and her husband, Amy & Shane Harrison, and her two beautiful great grandchildren Abby Kinzer and Noah Harrison all of Princeton. Two siblings, Ralph & Judy Myers of Welch, Doris Hermes of Carlsbad, CA and a host of nieces and nephews. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Juanita Alford will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 27, 2020 in the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Samuel Walsh officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Garden Mausoleum. Friends may visit with the family Monday from 10:00 A.M. until the service hour at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Princeton Advent Christian Church at 706 Prince Street, Princeton, WV 24740. Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com. Friends and family are invited to a dinner immediately following inurnment at Princeton Advent Christian Church. The Alford family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton."


Frank Beamer Hughes Sr

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, McDowell Co, WV; Posted Obit.
" Frank Beamer Hughes, 74 of Big Sandy passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Welch Community Hospital in Welch. Born July 20, 1945 in Welch, he was the son of the late Mary Church Hughes and Walter Reuben Hughes.

"Frank was a coalminer for 26 years. He enjoyed going to the Pentecostal Holiness Church and praising the Lord. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons Frank Hughes Jr. and Rex Allen Hughes; four brothers, Harold Junior Hughes, Roy Hughes, Billy Hughes and Jack Hughes; two sisters, Della May Hughes and Shirley Hughes.

"Let to cherish his memory are three sons, Thomas, Vince and Walter Hughes all of Big Sandy; two daughters, Katessa Stevens and husband Virgil of Iaeger and Angela Allen of Princeton; two brothers, Harry Truman Hughes and wife Naomi of Big Sandy and Herman Ray Hughes of Beckley; six sisters, Betty Mullins of Gilbert, Bonnie Lewis and husband Oliver of Princeton, Sally Rotenberry of Welch, Ruby Coleman of Hinton, Nancy Patterson and husband William of Tazewell, VA, and Maggie Lester and husband Michael of Hanover; thirteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 1 PM from the Big Sandy Lighthouse Church in Big Sandy with Pastor Marie Bolden and Evangelist Billy Ward, officiating. Burial will follow in the England Cemetery in Hensley Hollow.

" Friends may call at the church Sunday from 11 AM until 1 PM. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The Douglas Mortuary in Welch is assisting the Hughes family."


Douglas Broom Jr

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.


Shirley 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.