McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Fredrick "Fred" Myers

1.1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek Township, taken on 20 Jun 1900,
Page 83B, Family #187.
Listed as Fredrick Myers, age 5, born in Nov 1894, in household of father, Harvey S. Myers.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 398; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Myers; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Cucumber, WV; son of Harvey
and Eliza; married on 17 Jul 1909 in Cucumber, WV; Lucille Wise; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of _____ and Rachel.


Martha Lucille Wise

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 398; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Myers; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Cucumber, WV; son of Harvey
and Eliza; married on 17 Jul 1909 in Cucumber, WV; Lucille Wise; age 16; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of _____ and Rachel.


Randy Ray McNeely Sr

1. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Randy Ray McNeely Sr., 56, of Hensley passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at Welch Community Hospital, Welch.

"Born May 4, 1963 in Welch he was the son of the late Herman McNeely Sr. and Gladys Blankenship McNeely. He was a former Saw Mill wood trimmer, and he was of the Pentecostal Holiness Faith. He loved camping and fishing.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Loretta Justice.

"He is survived by his loving wife Alma Odom McNeely of the home; a son, Randy McNeely Jr. of Roderfield; two daughters, Angel Jeannette Short and husband Jerry of Hensley, and Emalee Chyanne Short and companion Terry Horn of Roderfield; three brothers, Herman McNeely Jr. and wife Brenda of Iaeger, Ralph McNeely and wife Brenda of Twin Branch, and Jeff McNeely and wife Melinda of Roderfield; five sisters, Barbara O’Connor of Hensley, Cathy Christian and husband Darrell of Pineville, Marie Ferrell of North Carolina, Drema Scarberry and husband Samuel of Marytown, and Phyllis Horn of Roderfield; 8 grandchildren, Kimberlee, Haylee and Jerry Short, Keith Roberts, Alex McNeely, Lexi McNeely, Zachary Mullins and Felicity McNeely; and two special great grandchildren, Noah Onzie Ray Horn and Titus Anthony Lee Horn.

"In keeping with his wishes, he has been cremated, and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
The Douglas Mortuary is assisting the McNeely family. Online condolences may be made to the family at douglasmortuary.com."


Leonard Adams

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #____(1946); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Adams; age 22; born at Yukon, WV; single; living at English, WV; married on 7 Aug
1951 at English, WV; Louise Coleman; age 23; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV.


Sadie Louise Coleman

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River Districy; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 223B;
Family #12/12.
Listed as Louise Coleman; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Daniel B. Coleman.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #____(1946); Page 392; WV Archives Web Site.
Leonard Adams; age 22; born at Yukon, WV; single; living at English, WV; married on 7 Aug
1951 at English, WV; Louise Coleman; age 23; born at Bradshaw, WV; single; living at Jolo, WV.
3. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sadie Louise Coleman Adams, 88, of English passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at her home.
"She was born August 29, 1927 in Bradshaw and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Nora Mullins Coleman. She was a 1948 graduate of Iaeger High School. She was married to Leonard Adams on August 7, 1951. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, Leonard Dean Adams and John W. Adams; a brother, Mack Coleman; sisters, Margaret Hagerman, June Rife and Patsy Johnson.
"Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Leonard Adams of English; a grandson Keith Richard Adams and wife Lindsay of Columbus, OH; a brother Patrick Coleman of Elyria, OH; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
"Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 2, at 11 a.m. in the Emmanuel Baptist Church, War, with the Rev. Spencer Oxford officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton."


John Wesley Adams

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"John Wesley Adams, 59, of English passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
"Born August 14, 1955 in Iaeger he was the son of Leonard Adams and Louise Coleman Adams of English. He was a graduate of Big Creek High School, and was a retired electrician with the McDowell County Board of Education. He was a motorcycle enthusiast, and loved music.
"He was preceded in death by his brother, Dean Adams.
"In addition to his parents he is survived by his son, Keith Adams and wife Lindsay of Columbus, Ohio.
"It was John’s wish to be cremated, and the family has honored his wish.
"A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Monday, June 8 at 1 p.m. in Emmanuel Baptist Church of War with the Rev. Spencer Oxford officiating...."


Tony Ray Matney

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #81-058512; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Tony Ray Matney; age 23; born 4 Feb 1958 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 10th grade education;
living at Box 3, Panther, WV; son of Kennis and Lou Jane (Ashby) Matney; married on 5 Dec 1981
in Grundy, VA; Stella Mae Reed; age 18; born 25 Sep 1963 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 11th
grade ducation; living at Box 231, Panther, WV; daughter of Burgess and Fannie (Lester) Reed.


Stella Mae Reed

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #81-058512; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Tony Ray Matney; age 23; born 4 Feb 1958 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 10th grade education;
living at Box 3, Panther, WV; son of Kennis and Lou Jane (Ashby) Matney; married on 5 Dec 1981
in Grundy, VA; Stella Mae Reed; age 18; born 25 Sep 1963 in WV; this is her 1st marriage; 11th
grade ducation; living at Box 231, Panther, WV; daughter of Burgess and Fannie (Lester) Reed.


George Donald Asbury Sr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; E.D. 24-59; taken 27 Apr 1940; Page 1154A;
Image 31 of 66; Household #247.
Listed as Donald Asbury; age 7 mons; born in WV; in household of father, John Asbury.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37120; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Asbury; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; mechanic; living at Grundy, VA; son of
John and Lizzie (Stanley) Asbury; married on 22 Dec 1959 at Clintwood, VA; Lauralia Webber; age
17; born in Girard, PA; single; living in East Springfield, PA; daughter of Elsworth and Ruth (Erdman)
Webber.
3. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License 80-005041; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Asbury; age 39; born 12 Mar 1940 in WV; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended 26 Dec 1975; 9th grade education; living at PO Box 9, Lynwood, Davidson Co, NC; son of
John and Lydia (Stanley) Asbury; married on 9 Feb 1980 in Clintwood, VA; Betty Lou George, maiden
name, Crouse; age 31; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 6 Feb 1980; 8th
grade education; living at Box 9, Lynwood, Davidson Co, NC; daughter of Glen and Stella
(Heathcock) Crouse.
4. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name George Asbury
Also Known As George Asbury
2nd Also Known As Name George Asbury
Residence Date 01 Jan 1997
Residence Place Lexington, North Carolina, United States
Birth Date 12 Mar 1940
Address Lexington, North Carolina 27295
Address Date 01 Jan 1997
2nd Address Lexington, North Carolina 27295
2nd Address Date 01 May 1994-29 Oct 2007
3rd Address Lexington, North Carolina 27292
3rd Address Date 01 Jun 1990-01 Jan 1996
Possible Relatives Barbara Asbury, Betty C Asbury, Betty Lou Asbury, Elizabeth L Asbury, Norman G Asbury, Sherry P Asbury
Record Number 177145775"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George Donald Asbury
[George D Asbury]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Mar 1940
Birth Place: Lex McDowell, West Virginia
Death Date: 20 Jan 2005
Father: John Asbury
Mother: Liddie Stanley
SSN: 232569090
Notes: Mar 1953: Name listed as GEORGE DONALD ASBURY;
28 Jan 2005: Name listed as GEORGE D ASBURY"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George D. Asbury
Last Residence:
27295 Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, USA
BORN: 12 Mar 1940
Died: 20 Jan 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: North Carolina or West Virginia (1952)"
7. Davidson Co, NC; Death Certificate #48; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Donald Asbury, Sr; age 64; born 12 Mar 1940 in Mohawk, WV; married; husband of Betty
Crouse; machinist; living at 1723 Greensboro Street Ext, Lexington, NC; son of John and Liddie
(Stanley) Asbury; died 20 Jan 2005 at his home; due to respiratory arrst caused by laryngeal
carcinoma; buried in Shortridge Cemetery, Garland, WV; informant, Betty Asbury; of the home.


Lauralia Webber

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #37120; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Asbury; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; mechanic; living at Grundy, VA; son of
John and Lizzie (Stanley) Asbury; married on 22 Dec 1959 at Clintwood, VA; Lauralia Webber; age
17; born in Girard, PA; single; living in East Springfield, PA; daughter of Elsworth and Ruth (Erdman)
Webber.


Alvery B. "Sonny" Potter Jr

1. Wise Co, VA; Marriage License #75-049566; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alvery Potter, Jr; age 22; born 13 Dec 1953 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade education;
living in Welch, WV; son of Alvery and Raney (Charles) Potter, Sr; married on 21 Nov 1975 in Wise, VA;
Drema Sue Donithan; age 15; born 14 Dec 1959 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 1 yr HS
education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Paul McClure and Teresa (Lobas) Donithan.


Drema Sue Donithan

1. Wise Co, VA; Marriage License #75-049566; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alvery Potter, Jr; age 22; born 13 Dec 1953 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 8th grade education;
living in Welch, WV; son of Alvery and Raney (Charles) Potter, Sr; married on 21 Nov 1975 in Wise, VA;
Drema Sue Donithan; age 15; born 14 Dec 1959 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 1 yr HS
education; living at Welch, WV; daughter of Paul McClure and Teresa (Lobas) Donithan.