Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Ethel Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 207; WV Archives Web Site.
Fortunato Grogo; born 17 May 1918 in Kimball, WV; single; living in Kimball, WV; son of John and
Rose; married on 22 Jul 1939 in Kimball, WV; Ethel Brown; born 31 Jan 1917 in _____; single; living
in Kimball, WV; daughter of Emory and Eulah.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry Hagerman; 2 May 2015.
" Ethel Brown Alger
Birth 31 Jan 1920
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 30 Apr 2015 (aged 95)
High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA"

Additional Information Posted:
"Ethel Brown Grego Alger,95, of High Point, NC, died peacefully in her sleep, Thursday, April 30, 2015, at her residence. Born January 31, 1920 in West Jefferson, NC. Ethel was the daughter of the late Emory and Eula Brown.

"She was preceded in death by husbands, Fortunato Grego and William “Al” Alger. six brothers; Edward, Gwin, Willard, Robert, Burman and Gale Brown, sons in law; Buford Muncy, Wayne P Lockhart, Bill Lyons, Rex Dykes, and Ron Compton. One step-son, Harold “Andy” Alger.

"She is survived by her two daughters, Mary Virginia Muncy Little, (David), and Joan Lockhart Compton, both of High Point, step daughter Billie Alger Dykes of Chesterfield, VA. eight grandchildren; Greg Muncy, (Patty) of Carson, VA, Patrick Muncy, (Laura) of Midlothian, VA, John Muncy, (Pam) of High Point, Billy Muncy of Cincinnati, OH, Melissa Touchstone, (James) of Newport News, VA, Cecil Muncy, (Marianne) of High Point, Rose Carter, (Paul, Sr) of Lenoir City, TN, Amy Lockhart Scott of Bluefield, VA. step grandson Kevin Dykes of Richmond, VA, 23 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers; Jack Brown, (Billie) of Milford, DE and Jerry Brown, (Gail) of High Point, sisters; Jean Shell (Bill) , Catherine Gilbert and Mary Leppo all of Maryland, sisters-in-law Betty Brown of Bluefield, WV and Mary Lou Brown of Maryland

"Mrs. Alger worked at several ladies fine specialty shops and always appreciated fine apparel.
She was a member of Covenant Church United Methodist in High Point where she served on the Stephens Ministry team and worked in the kitchen and was a member of the Morningstar Circle. She was a volunteer at High Point Regional Hospital. Mrs. Alger was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Bluefield, WV. She took up bowling at 65 and won many awards. Ethel’s most recent days were spent enjoying solitaire on her iPad.

"Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30 pm in the chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point. The family will greet friends at the funeral home two hours prior to the service (5:30 until 7:30 pm). Mrs. Alger will be taken to Craven-Shires Funeral Home in Bluefield, WV where the family will greet friends Sunday from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm followed by funeral services in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 pm. Entombment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

"Memorials by be given to Covenant Church United Methodist, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point, NC 27265."


Charles Randolph Lane

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Friday Evening; 25 Oct 2019; Page 8; Newspaper Obit.
Tessa Danyel Lane Obit.


Iva Darlene Mitchem

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Friday Evening; 25 Oct 2019; Page 8; Newspaper Obit.
Tessa Danyel Lane Obit.


Martha Ann Lane

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Monday Evening, 17 Aug 2020; Page 8; Newspaper Obit.
"MARTHA ANN LANE
"Martha Ann Lane, 58 of Vivian,
WV departed this life Sunday, Au—
gust 9,2020 at Welch Communi—
ty Hospital after a sudden illness.
Born November 24, 1961 at Grace
Hospital in Welch, WV, she was the
daughter of the late Charles B. Lane
and Iva Darlene Mitchern Lane.
"Martha devoted her life to being
a caretaker for her sister Bonnie.
She enjoyed spending time with her
family and brought a smile to all that
knew her. She was a loving sister,
aunt, great aunt and will be sadly
missed. -
"Other than her parents, Martha
was preceded in death by one broth-
er Jimmy Lane. Two infant sisters,
two nieces, Tessa and Brittney Lane
and one nephew, Michael Lane.
"She is survived by her loving sis-
ter, Bonnie Lane and companion
Gene Byrd. Loving brother, Charles
Lane and special sister—in-law, Con—
nie Lane, all of Vivian, WV, Nieces,
Marlena Thompson and Teresa Lane
of Bradshaw, WV. Jennifer (Thom-
as) Church of Vivian, WV, Kayla
(Amillio)Blevins of Avondale, WV.
Nephew, Adam (Alice) Lane as well
as a host of great nieces, nephews
and extended family and friends.
"Services will be held Tuesday,
August 18, 2020 at 12: Noon in
the Widener Funeral Home Chap—
el, Northfork, [WV with Rev. Ang—
ie Gillespie officiating. Burial will
follow at Jarrett Cemetery, Eckman,
WV
"(Social Distancing is Enforced).
A walk-through visitation will occur
from 11: AM until the hour of ser-
vice. (Masks Are Required). Serving
as pallbearers will be family and
friends."


John S. Callebs

1. Monongalia Co, WV, Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 280; WV Archives Web Site.
John S. Callebs; age 24; born 13 May 1933 in Welch, WV; single; living at English, WV; son of Estel H.
and Goldie M. (Barnette) Callebs; married on 14 Jun 1957 in Morgantown, WV; Nora Blanche Flynn;
age 22; born 1 Aug 1934 in Tucson, AZ; single; living at 108 McLane Ave, Morgantown, WV; daughter
of William and Ella E. (Kuhlman) Flynn.


Nora Blanche Flynn

1. Monongalia Co, WV, Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 280; WV Archives Web Site.
John S. Callebs; age 24; born 13 May 1933 in Welch, WV; single; living at English, WV; son of Estel H.
and Goldie M. (Barnette) Callebs; married on 14 Jun 1957 in Morgantown, WV; Nora Blanche Flynn;
age 22; born 1 Aug 1934 in Tucson, AZ; single; living at 108 McLane Ave, Morgantown, WV; daughter
of William and Ella E. (Kuhlman) Flynn.


Lorena Ann Shirley

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lorena Ann Shirley, 66, of Pineville, WV, passed away on Friday August 30, 2019. She was born on
February 11, 1953 in Welch, WV a daughter of the late Tamery Duty Shirley and John Dwain Shirley of
Princeton, WV. In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her former husband Roger Dale
Thomas. Survivors include her loving son Roger Dale Thomas, II and wife Jessica of Fairmont, WV; two
sisters June Kemp of Bluefield and Connie Stafford of Canton, GA; a brother Chuck Shirley of Oceana; two
grandchildren Brooklynn and Tucker Thomas; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 12:30PM on Wednesday September 4, 2019 in the Chapel of Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Scotty Cline officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial
Gardens, Beckley, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:30 AM until service time at the funeral
home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV"


Harlan Stillwell Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Facebook Page; posted by Sheila Smith 8 Sep 2019.
"Harlan Stilwell, Sr.
"March13, 1942 - Aug. 25, 2019
"Harlan Stilwell, Sr., started out in this world in March of 1942 in War, WV, the 3rd to last of 11 siblings born to Sadie and Tuscoe Stilwell. He grew up there, went to Big Creek High School, was a paper boy, graduated in 1960 and moved to the DC metro area to work for the federal goverment.

"He met his first wife, Rusty Boothe, in th DC metro area and got married in November 1961. They had two children, Harlan, Jr., born in 1963, and Cherie Dawn, born in 1966.

"Harlan worked for the Dept. of Justice, went to Southeastern University in DC, and worked as a butcher at a local grocery store. Later he went to Fairfax County to develop the first computer system in the Massey building which was being built at the time, He was a computer programmer and systems analyst during his career and in the 1970's, started a Bible study at the ICC agency in DC. The Bible study morphed into a church later on as it grew, while Halan studied many hours during the 70's and 80's and was ordained as a Pentecostal minister.

"Harlan retired from the Federal Government and went into full time ministry in 1984. He married Doris Ann Gray in September 1985 and they continued for 34 years, ministering and building Missionary churches in Africa and in the Philippines whie growing their church and accounting and Computer repair bussinesses. They have 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Harlan Atilwell, Sr., was a worker for sure and, except for vacation, was always involved in helping people, working, or studying God's Word. He will be missed by many."


Melissa Dawn Dalton

1. E-mail; Melissa Carlson; 26 Jun 2018.
"... I am from Wyoming county and am the granddaughter of Ralph Dalton and Myrtle Conley. You only have my aunt Dorothy M Cook listed as their child but there are more. My dad, Roger Lee Dalton was born 10/23/51 and there are more brothers and sisters. He married my mother, Patricia Ann Bailey, daughter of Tommy Leander Bailey Jr. and Leona Mae Bellew...."


Clarence Henry McCarthy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 355; WV Archives Web Site.
Clatrnce McCarthy; age 21; born in WV; single; shipping clerk; living in Northfork, WV; son of W.C.
Pitman and Frances; married on 26 oct 1935 in Vivian, WV; Velma Iddings; age 21; born in Crumpler,
WV; single; daughter of W.L. Iddings.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Henry McCarthy
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 26
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Northfork, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1914
Residence Place: Northfork, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Upland Coal And Coke Company
Weight: 165
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Thelma Louise Mccarthy
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Clarence Henry McCarthy Self (Head)
Thelma Louise Mccarthy Wife"
3. Arlington Co, VA; Death Certificate #84-028344; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Clarence H. McCarthy; age 70; born 1 Mar 1914 in WV; married; husband of Thelma L. McCarty;
mechanic for US Postal Service; living at 6059 N. 22nd Road, Arlington, VA; son of Henry and
Frances (Necomb) McCarthy; died 29 Aug 1984 in Arlington Hospital, Arlington, VA; due to
cardio-respiratory arrest, coronary insufficency with COPD; buried in National Memorial Park, Falls
Chruch, VA; informant, Thelma L. McCarthy.


Thelma Louise Iddings

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 355; WV Archives Web Site.
Clatrnce McCarthy; age 21; born in WV; single; shipping clerk; living in Northfork, WV; son of W.C.
Pitman and Frances; married on 26 oct 1935 in Vivian, WV; Velma Iddings; age 21; born in Crumpler,
WV; single; daughter of W.L. Iddings.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Thelma Iddings McCarthy
[Thelma Louise McCarthy]
[Thelma McCarthy]
[Thelma Iddings Iddings]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Mar 1915
Birth Place: Crumpler, West Virginia
Death Date: 25 Dec 2003
Father: Wilmer L Iddings
Mother: Lucy J Dangerfield
SSN: 235105943
Notes: Dec 1936: Name listed as THELMA IDDINGS MCCARTHY;
30 Sep 1987: Name listed as THELMA LOUISE MCCARTHY;
10 Jan 2004: Name listed as THELMA I MCCARTHY"