McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Ray Junior Riffe

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 046162; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ray Junior Rife; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; painter; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Joda and Amanda Jane (Wimmer) Rife; married on 9 dec 1967 in Grundy, VA;
Loretta Faye Kennedy; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
unemployed; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Randolph and Ruth Ann (McCoy) Kennedy.


Loretta Faye Kennedy

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 046162; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ray Junior Rife; age 26; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; painter; living at
Bradshaw, WV; son of Joda and Amanda Jane (Wimmer) Rife; married on 9 dec 1967 in Grundy, VA;
Loretta Faye Kennedy; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage;
unemployed; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Randolph and Ruth Ann (McCoy) Kennedy.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #80-030927; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Claude Edward Church; age 24; born 11 Jun 1956 in VA; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 29 Nov 1979; 6th grade education; living at General Delivery, Pilgrims Knob,
Buchanan Co, VA; son of Jarvey and Gladys Marie (Keen) Church; married on 10 Jul 1980 at
Grundy, VA; Loretta Faye Kennedy; age 32; born 27 Jul 1947 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd
marriage; first marriage ended 20 Apr 1978; 12th grade education; living at Box 807, Bradshaw, WV;
daughter of Randolph and Ruth Ann (McCoy) Kennedy.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Loretta Faye Church, 71, of Oozley Branch Road, Bradshaw, WV, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at her residence.

"Loretta was born July 27, 1947 in Oozley near Bradshaw, WV a daughter of the late Randolph and Ruth McCoy Kennedy. Loretta was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and her two fur babies, Molly and Treasure. She loved to play Bingo and enjoyed music.

"In addition to her parents, Randolph and Ruth Kennedy, Loretta was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Frank and Rosa Sandy who raised her as their own and whom she called Mom and Dad. Loretta is also preceded by one sister, Lady Hicks; two brothers, James and William Kennedy; one sister-in-law, Linda Jones Kennedy; one nephew, Randy; and one niece, Tabitha. Survivors include her husband of 38years, Claude Church of the home; one son, Donnie Church and wife Lisa of Tazewell, VA; two brothers, Donald Kennedy and wife Frances of Oozley and Coburn Kennedy and wife Billy of Nashville, TN; three sisters, Kathy Jewell and husband Connie of Oozley, Bonnie Vance and husband Ricky of Pineville, WV, and Arlene Davis and husband Raymond of Nashville, TN; two close cousins whom she considered to be sisters, Pauline Vance of Welch, and Shan Vance of Nashville, TN; a host of nieces and nephews whom she loved as her own, and numerous cousins.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 17, 2018, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Roger Pete Woods officiating at the Jesus Church of Bartley in Bartley, WV. Burial will follow in the Woods Cemetery at Oozley. Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

"Friends may visit with the family Sunday evening, September 16, 2018 after 6 p.m. at the Jesus Church of Bartley where an evening service will be held at y p.m. Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com ..."


Earnest L. Arnold

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 135; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Arnold; age 26; born in Henry Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Worth, WV; son of Harden
and Jennie; married on 19 Apr 1922 in Welch, WV; Dallie Clemons; age 18; born in Guilford Co, NC;
single; black; daughter of William and Lillian.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe; E. D. 24-54; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page
1032A; Image 31 of 46; Household #278.
Listed as Ernest Arnold; age 46; born in VA; married; Negro; 2nd grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader in mine; head of household.


Dallie M. Clemmons

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1922); Page 135; WV Archives Web Site.
Ernest Arnold; age 26; born in Henry Co, VA; single; black; miner; living at Worth, WV; son of Harden
and Jennie; married on 19 Apr 1922 in Welch, WV; Dallie Clemons; age 18; born in Guilford Co, NC;
single; black; daughter of William and Lillian.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Rolfe; E. D. 24-54; taken 16 Apr 1940; Page
1032A; Image 31 of 46; Household #278.
Listed as Dallie Arnold; age 34; born in NC; married; Negro; 3 yrs HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Earnest L. Arnold.


Jerry Lee Hicks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 300; WV Archives Web Site.
Jerry Lee Hicks, age 18; born 28 Feb 1949 in Jolo, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Box
222, Iaeger, WV; son of Walter and Effie (Keene) Hicks; married on 8 Apr 1967 in Iaeger, WV;
Elizabeth Horne; age 18; born 11 Dec 1948 in Rockridge, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Box 68, Paynesville, WV; daughter of John H. and Georgia (Muncy) Horne.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Jerry L and Elizabeth Hicks"; Article; Page 170; submitted by Elizabeth
Hicks, PO Box 333, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Elizabeth Horn

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 300; WV Archives Web Site.
Jerry Lee Hicks, age 18; born 28 Feb 1949 in Jolo, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at Box
222, Iaeger, WV; son of Walter and Effie (Keene) Hicks; married on 8 Apr 1967 in Iaeger, WV;
Elizabeth Horne; age 18; born 11 Dec 1948 in Rockridge, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
Box 68, Paynesville, WV; daughter of John H. and Georgia (Muncy) Horne.


Jerry Dean Hicks

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Jerry L and Elizabeth Hicks"; Article; Page 170; submitted by Elizabeth
Hicks, PO Box 333, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Gregory Scott Hicks

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Jerry L and Elizabeth Hicks"; Article; Page 170; submitted by Elizabeth
Hicks, PO Box 333, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Clinton Stacy

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Phil Holden; 2 Jul 2003.
" Clinton Stacy
Birth 14 Jan 1854
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 9 May 1939 (aged 85)
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Wolford Cemetery
Wolford, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7645711"

Additional Information Posted:
"He was age 85, son of Preston M. & Peggy Delilah Yates Stacy.
He married on Apr 18 1876 Harriett Stacy 1858-1920, daughter of Shadrick & Julia Ann Smith Stacy.
They had 9 Known Children: Cosby Stacy Rowe, Miles Ellis, Arrenda J. Stacy McClanahan, Arminda Jane Stacy Hurley, Lydia Stacy Blankenship, John Henry, Lucy Ann Stacy Matney, Ocie Myrtle Stacy Wolford, & Bertha Mary Stacy Lockhart."


Harriett Stacy

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Phil Holden; 3 Jul 2003.
" Harriett Stacy
Birth Oct 1858
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 30 Apr 1920 (aged 61)
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Wolford Cemetery
Wolford, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7652339 "

Additional Information Posted:
"She was age 61, the Daughter of Shadrick & Julia Ann Smith Stacy. She was married to Clinton Stacy,1854-1938, son of Preston M & Margaret "Peggy" Delilah Yates Stacy.
Dates found at gravesite tombstone by Phil Holden, June 22, 2003. this tombstone is broken, with no names, but it is beside Clinton Stacy, her husband..It is believed to be Harrett's resting place.. More Investigating is needed.
They had 9 Known Children: Cosby Stacy Rowe, Miles Ellis, Arrenda J. Stacy McClanahan, Arminda Jane Stacy Hurley, Lydia Stacy Blankenship, John Henry, Lucy Ann Stacy Matney, Ocie Myrtle Stacy Wolford, & Bertha Mary Stacy Lockhart."


Thomas Fox Bowen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1945); page 311; WV Archives Website.
Thomas Fox Bowen; age 29; born in Richmond, VA; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 27 Oct
1945 in Welch, WV; Jeanne Carter; age 21; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Jeanne Carter

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1945); page 311; WV Archives Website.
Thomas Fox Bowen; age 29; born in Richmond, VA; single; living at Welch, WV; married on 27 Oct
1945 in Welch, WV; Jeanne Carter; age 21; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.


Harrison McKinley Hicks

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 15 Apr 1910; Page 65A;
Image 1 of 28; Family 4/4.
Listed as Harrison M. Hix; age 7; born in WV; in household of father, John D. Hicks.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
McKinley Hicks; age 24; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Bradshaw, WV; son
of John and Jane; married on 3 Nov 1925 at Bradshaw, WV; Bettie Payne; ahe 25; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Burbridge and Rebecca.


Elfa Belle Graham

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shandra Hicks Brewer; 16 Jul 2013.
" Elfa Hicks
Birth 1913
Death 1995 (aged 81–82)
Burial
Hicks Pruitt Family Cemetery
Jolo, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 113903944 "

(Double headstone with Harrison McKinley Hicks)


Kim Mills Jr

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken 20 Apr 1940; Page
792B; Household #162.
Listed as Kim Mills, Jr; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Kim Mills, Sr.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952; Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Kim Mills, Jr; age 20; born in Wayne, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 16 Aug 1952
in Superior, WV; Norma Annis French; age 21; born and living in Superior, WV; single.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by In Remembrance; 1 Mar 2019.
" Kim Mills Jr.
Birth 2 Dec 1932
Wayne, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA
Death 5 Sep 2014 (aged 81)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 197219636"

Additional Information Posted:
"Kim Mills, Jr., age 81, of Welch, WV, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014, at Welch Community Hospital. Born December 2, 1932, in Wayne, West Virginia he was the son of the late Kim Mills, Sr. and Alice Draper Mills. Kim was a resident of McDowell County the greater part of his life. He was a retired shop foreman for the McDowell County School system. He was a retired fireman for the Welch Fire Department and he was a former employee of Fanning Funeral Home in Welch. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Welch. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Annis Mills of Welch. Two sons: Kim Mills, III of Johnson City, TN and Terry Lee Mills and wife, Audrey of Welch. One daughter: Sharon Kay Mills of the home. Two sisters: Ida Bowers of Johnson City, TN and Betty Robinson of Greenville, TN. One brother: Robert Mills of Lakeland, FL. Granddaughter by choice: Brittany Horne Huffman and Ava Huffman, great-granddaughter. Graveside services only will be conducted at 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV'


Norma Annis French

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952; Page 161; WV Archives Web Site.
Kim Mills, Jr; age 20; born in Wayne, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 16 Aug 1952
in Superior, WV; Norma Annis French; age 21; born and living in Superior, WV; single.


Sharon Mills

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sharon Mills, 62, of Gary WV, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 at Welch Community Hospital.Born, February 14, 1958 in Welch WV, she was the daughter of the late Kim Mills Jr and Annis French Mills. She was a graduate of Brigham Young University and a Nurse.She was preceded in death by her father.Survivors include, her mother, Annis Mills of Welch, Two brothers, Kim Mills, III of Johnson City, TN and Terry Lee Mills and wife, Audrey of Welch.Graveside Funeral services will be conducted, Monday, July 27, 2020 at, 12:30 P.M. at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV with Elder Edward Laxton officiating. Burial will follow the Services Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced. Group size must be held to 25 people or less. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.comFanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Mills family."