McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Roger Lee Cook

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; posted Obit.
"Roger Lee Cook, 67, of Cyclone, WV passed away on January 18, 2020 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in
Huntington, WV, following a short illness. He was born May 13, 1952 in Celina, OH, a son of the late Billy Reed
Cook and Deloris Jean Smith. Roger was a disabled veteran of the United States Air Force. In addition to his
father, he is preceded in death by his mom and dad who raised him, Anthony R Cook and Susie P Cook; his loving
wife Karen Faye Cook; companion Goldie Evans; a granddaughter Nevaeh Marie Hypes; an uncle he considered as
a brother Russell Cook. Survivors include three children, Tina McNeely of Branchland, WV, Maranda Cook (Petie
Hypes) of Cyclone, WV and Mitchell (Heather) Cook of Hardy, VA; Six grandchildren, Karlee Cook, Lucas Cook,
Tre’ Hypes, Lucy Cook, Tegan Hypes and Kinzley Hypes; his mother Deloris Smith and sister Cynthia Smith of
Greensboro, NC; brother Russell (Sherry) Brown of Davin, WV; brother Tony (Tammy) Cook of Clintonville, WV; a
special friend Diana Crabtree Stearns of Ormond Beach, Fl and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
service will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday January 24th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, with
Pastor Johnny Hatfield officiating. In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated following the service. Friends
may gather with the family from 5:00-7:00 on Friday at the funeral home. The Wyoming County Veterans Honor
Guard will conduct Military Rites. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home in Lynco, WV."


J. C. Blair

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "J.C. Blair, Miner"; Article; Page 100; submitted by Harold Blair.
2, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 355; WV Archives Web Site.
J.C. Blair; age 27; born in Galax, VA; single; colored; living at Gary, WV; married on 28 Sep 1947 at
Thorpe, WV; Clara Anthony; age 24; born in Winston-Salem, NC; single; colored; living at Gary, WV.


Clara Anthony

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "J.C. Blair, Miner"; Article; Page 100; submitted by Harold Blair.
2, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 355; WV Archives Web Site.
J.C. Blair; age 27; born in Galax, VA; single; colored; living at Gary, WV; married on 28 Sep 1947 at
Thorpe, WV; Clara Anthony; age 24; born in Winston-Salem, NC; single; colored; living at Gary, WV.


Joycine Blair

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "J.C. Blair, Miner"; Article; Page 100; submitted by Harold Blair.


James Blair

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "J.C. Blair, Miner"; Article; Page 100; submitted by Harold Blair.


Harold Blair

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "J.C. Blair, Miner"; Article; Page 100; submitted by Harold Blair.


Robert Blair

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "J.C. Blair, Miner"; Article; Page 100; submitted by Harold Blair.


Roy I. Hall

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District, Havaco, taken on 4 Feb 1920, Page 171B,
Family #466.
Listed as Roy Hall, age 2 yrs, 3 mons, born in WV, in household of father, James H. Hall.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District, Havaco, taken on 7 Apr 1930, Page 10B, Family #179.
Listed as Roy Hall, age 12, born in WV, in household of mother, Marie Lou Emma (_____) Hall.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 304; WV Archives Website.
Roy Hall; age 26; born in Welch, WV; single; living at Jim, WV; son of Jim and Marriah (sic?) Hall;
married on 5 Feb 1944 in Bartley, Wyoming Co, WV (sic, McDowell Co, WV); Sarah Helen Lyons; age
17; born in Grayson, KY; single; living at Jim, WV; daughter of Hiram and Plurie Lyons.


Sarah Helen Lyons

1. 1930 Census, Floyd Co, KY; District 7; taken on 16 Apr 1920; Page 233B; Image 16 of 71;
Family #146/147.
Listed as Sarah E. Lyons; age 3 yrs, 9 mons; born in KY; in household of father, Hiram D. Lyons.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 304; WV Archives Website.
Roy Hall; age 26; born in Welch, WV; single; living at Jim, WV; son of Jim and Marriah (sic?) Hall;
married on 5 Feb 1944 in Bartley, Wyoming Co, WV (sic, McDowell Co, WV); Sarah Helen Lyons; age
17; born in Grayson, KY; single; living at Jim, WV; daughter of Hiram and Plurie Lyons.


Walter David Shreve

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 227; WV Archives Web Site.
W.D. Shreve; age 44; born in Tazewell Co, VA; widowed; miner; living at Krolitz, WV; son of
John and Elizabeth; married on 21 Aug 1925 at Avondale, WV; Sarah Smith; age 44; born
in McDowell Co, WV; widow; daughter of Crockett and Jeanette.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-318; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Walter David Shreve; age 58; born 25 Oct 1883 in Tazewell Co, VA; merchant; self employed;
living at Avondale, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs. Sarah Shreve, wife, Avondale,
WV; 6'1" tall; 140 lbs; gray eyes; brown hair; light complexion.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Sandy River District; Page 472; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter David Shreve; age 59; born in Tazewell Co, VA; married; retired merchant; son of John and
Lizzie (_______) Shreve; died 8 Nov 1942 due to kidney disease.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 26 Feb 2014.
Walter David Shreve; born in 1883; died in 1942; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Marvin Willard Finley

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Marvin Willard Finley
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: 24 Oct 1948
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 8 Oct 1970
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Marvin James Finley
Mother: Ruby Helen Fleenor
Spouse: Wilma Lea Payne Phillips
Certificate Number: 1970041189"


Wilma Lea Payne

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Wilma Lea Payne Phillips
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 26
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1944
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 8 Oct 1970
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Clarence Edward Payne
Mother: Virgie Ellen Wagner
Spouse: Marvin Willard Finley
Certificate Number: 1970041189"
2. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Wilma Lea Finley
Gender: Female
Death Age: 60
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1944
Birth Place: Jolo
Residence Place: Bluefield
Death Date: 8 Nov 2004
Death Place: Route 1, Box 142 ( Tabor Road ), Bluefield
Burial Date: 9 Nov 2004
Burial Place: Bluewell
Obituary Date: 12 Nov 2004
Obituary Place: Princeton, Miami-Dade, Florida, USA
Spouse:
Marvin W. Finley
Child:
Tony Finley
Marla Phelps
Tara Addair
Hank Finley
Diane Irwin
Terri Dawson
Teresa Williams
Sharon Turner
Siblings:
Burl Payne
Roland Payne
Hubert Payne
Freda Smith
Chester Payne
Philip Payne
Wanda Muncy
Theodocia Hoover
Fern Akers"


James Clarence Tilley Sr

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Tommies Creek Pricinct; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 169A; Image 9
of 13; Family #66/66.
Listed as James Tilley; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, John W. Tilley.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 169; WV Archives Web Site.
James Clair Tilley; age 22; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of ______; married
on 19 Nov 1927 in Saulsville, WV; Lottie Lee Bowers; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in
Saulsville, WV; daughter of J.D. and Peggy J. Bowers.


Lottie Lee Bowers

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 169; WV Archives Web Site.
James Clair Tilley; age 22; born in Raleigh Co, WV; living at Saulsville, WV; son of ______; married
on 19 Nov 1927 in Saulsville, WV; Lottie Lee Bowers; age 20; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living in
Saulsville, WV; daughter of J.D. and Peggy J. Bowers.