McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Patricia Sue Witten

1. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Patricia Sue Bean, 80, formerly of Iaeger passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Golden Harvest Long Term in Welch.
"Born April 20, 1935 in Caretta, she was the daughter of the late W. “Brown” Witten and Hazel Falke Witten. She was a graduate of Big Creek High School in War. She worked as assistant editor for the Industrial News in Iaeger.
"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Bean; two sons, Rick and Scott; and her brother, Jack Witten.
"Survivors include two sisters, Marta Ann Ramey of Glendale, AZ, and Phoebe Jo Pocrnich of Iaeger.
"Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 13, 2015 in the Douglas Mortuary chapel in Welch with the Rev. Don Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery, Princeton..."


Otis Dale Horn

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Otis Dale Horn
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 20
Birth Date: 11 Jul 1964
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 15 Mar 1985
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Otis Sam Horn
Mother: Phyllis Ann Yates
Spouse: Rachel Ann Runyon
Certificate Number: 1985008964"


Rachel Ann Runyon

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Rachel Ann Runyon
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 18
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1966
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 15 Mar 1985
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: James Ledford Runyon
Mother: Rosa Lee Steele
Spouse: Otis Dale Horn
Certificate Number: 1985008964"


Dale Blankenship

1 "The Independent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 3 Feb 2022; On-Line Edition.
"Dale Blankenship Cline, 65, of Glen Fork, WV went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan, WV. She was born on April 13, 1956 in Iaeger, WV a daughter of the late Bernie Charles and Elvira Hatfield Blankenship. Dale attended the Upper Room Jesus Name Church.

"In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by four sisters Beatrice Cline, Nermal Daughtery, May Jones, and Sylvia Morgan her mother-in-law Frankie D. Cline a daughter-in-law Farah Blankenship and her grandchildren, Emma, Braylee, and two others.

"Survivors include her loving husband of 29 years Dexter Darrell Cline four sons Terry Allen Blankenship of Sabine, Eddie Carl (Melissa Cline) Blankenship of Glen Fork, Derick Keaton (Kelsey) Cline of Sabine, and Anthony Darrell (Deserea Roberts) Blankenship of Sabine two sisters Mag Cline and Joyce Blair two brothers Matthew Blankenship, and Howard Blankenship ten grandchildren Eddie, Jr. and wife Angela, Angel, Brantley, Kiersten, Braxton, Brooklyn, Layla, Miranda, Little Allen, and Kent great grandchildren Jennifer, Jordan, Khole, and several others and a host of other loving family and friends.

"Funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Monday, January 31st in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Tommy White officiating. She will be laid to rest in Toler Cemetery, Simon, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1 pm until time of service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

"The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco."


Donald Lee "Don" Russell

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 486; WV Archives Website.
Donald Lee Russell; age 20; born 11 Sep 1966 in Huntington, WV; no previous marriage; living in
Cleveland, OH; son of Alfred and Deania (King) Russell; married on 5 Oct 1966 at Crown, WV; Sharon
Louvenia Fox; age 17; born 23 Mar 1949 in Man, WV; no previous marriage; living at Man, WV;
daughter of James and Tressie (Nelson) Fox.


Sharon Louvenia Fox

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 486; WV Archives Website.
Donald Lee Russell; age 20; born 11 Sep 1966 in Huntington, WV; no previous marriage; living in
Cleveland, OH; son of Alfred and Deania (King) Russell; married on 5 Oct 1966 at Crown, WV; Sharon
Louvenia Fox; age 17; born 23 Mar 1949 in Man, WV; no previous marriage; living at Man, WV;
daughter of James and Tressie (Nelson) Fox.


Anna June Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Carl Brombacher, Jr; age 26; born in Scratton (sic, Scranton), PA; single; living in War, WV;
married on 15 May 1951 in War, WV; Anna June Johnson; age 20; born and living in War, WV; single;
with consent of Mrs. Myrtle Johnson, mother of Anna June Johnson.


Fred Carl Brombacher Jr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 132; WV Archives Web Site.
Fred Carl Brombacher, Jr; age 26; born in Scratton (sic, Scranton), PA; single; living in War, WV;
married on 15 May 1951 in War, WV; Anna June Johnson; age 20; born and living in War, WV; single;
with consent of Mrs. Myrtle Johnson, mother of Anna June Johnson.


Columbus Landon "Yocko" Serra

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #4934; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Serra; age 20; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; water works attendent; living at Bradshaw,
WV; son of Angelo and Cora (Hunt) Serra; married on 27 Feb 1957 in Lebanon, VA; Willa Netotea;
age 19; born in Whitman, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of John and Ruth (Baldwin)
Netotea.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-015976; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Landon Serra; age 39; born 1 Mar 1936 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
HS education; living at Bradshaw, WV; son of Angelo and Cora (Hunt) Serra; married on 3 May 1975
in Grundy, VA; Peggy Ann Mullins; age 18; born 6 Jun 1956 in WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 4
yrs HS education; living at Jolo, WV; daughter of Raymond and Betty (Graham) Mullins.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-009083; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Landon Serra; age 50; born 1 Mar 1936 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended 26 Aug 1986; 12th grade education; living at Box 189, Bradshaw, WV; son of
Alexander and Cora Lee (Hunt) Serra; married on 14 Mar 1987 in Buchanan Co, VA; Juanita
Christian; maiden name Sparks; born 15 Jan 1949 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; last
marriage ended 14 Ag 1984; 12th grade education; living at Box 844, Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
William J. and Offie Mae (Pruitt) Sparks.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Columbus Landon Serra
[Columbus L Serra]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1936
Birth Place: Bradshaw Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: Feb 1992
Father: Angelo Serra
Mother: Cora Hunt
SSN: 236487045
Notes: Apr 1950: Name listed as COLUMBUS LANDON SERRA; 12 Sep 1992: Name listed as COLUMBUS L SERRA"
5. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Columbus Serra
Birth Date: 1 Mar 1936
Death Date: 22 Feb 1992
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 236487045
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 10 Jan 1962
Release Date 1: 11 Nov 1969"
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 19 Jul 2018.
"Columbus L. “Yocko” Serra
Birth 1 ??? 1936
Death 22 Feb 1992 (aged 55–56)
Burial
Tom Sparks Cemetery
Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"

Inscription: SSGT, US Army, Vietnam
7. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Alexandra and Cora Serra,
Miner"; Article; Page 237; submitted by Sis Serra, PO Box 189, Bradshaw, WV 24817.


Willa Netotea

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #4934; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Columbus Serra; age 20; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; water works attendent; living at Bradshaw,
WV; son of Angelo and Cora (Hunt) Serra; married on 27 Feb 1957 in Lebanon, VA; Willa Netotea;
age 19; born in Whitman, WV; single; living at Raysal, WV; daughter of John and Ruth (Baldwin)
Netotea.


Mike Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.
"...Susie married Mike Shoda and they lived at Widemouth, WV until his retirement....they moved
to Cleveland, OH..."


Susie Palco

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.
"...Susie married Mike Shoda and they lived at Widemouth, WV until his retirement....they moved
to Cleveland, OH..."


Agnes Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Johnny Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Paul Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


George Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Mathew Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Albert Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Betty Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Barbara Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


James Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Timothy Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


William Shoda

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "George and Anna Palco"; Article;
Page 215; submitted by _____.


Connie Sue Short

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Connie Sue Addair, 63, of Atwell, WV went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family Monday, January 23, 2023, at Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, VA.

"Connie was born May 13, 1959 in Iaeger, WV, a daughter of the late Noah Crockett and Nora Underwood Short. She was a member of the Mt. Carmel Church of Christ for 40 plus years. Connie was a former Department Head at Magic Mart in Welch, WV. She was a homemaker, a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and watching the Golden Girls.

"In addition to her parents Connie was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Lowe and a very special and precious aunt and uncle, J and Velvie Deskins.

"Survivors include her husband of 29 years, Donald Addair of the home; one daughter Angela Stevens of Pigeon Forge, TN; one son, Freddie Lowe II and wife Angela Jo of Weston, WV; three grandchildren, Hannah Stevens of Pigeon Forge, TN, Ariella Lowe and Jackson Lowe both of Weston, WV; one sister, Brenda Baker and special brother Jerry Baker of Atwell, WV; one brother-in-law, Doug Lowe of Atwell, WV; a sister of the heart, Linda Jones of War, WV; two special nephews Doug Lowe and wife Sandy of Lexington, NC and Jimmy Baker and wife Dakota of Hendersonville, TN; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 30, 2023 at 11 o’clock with Reverend Douglas Lowe, Reverend Merle Pruitt, and Elder Fred Bailey officiating at Mt. Carmel Church of Christ at Atwell, WV. Burial will follow in the Atwell/Edgell Cemetery at Atwell, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family Sunday evening January 29, 2023 after 6 o’clock at the Mt. Carmel Church of Christ where evening services will be held at 7 o’clock.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger is assisting the family.

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at fanningfuneralhomes.com"


Leonard Paul Stewart

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #71 011895; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonad Paul Stewart; age 24; born 3 Jul 1946 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Box 137, Matheny, WV; son of Ira Paris and Mabel L. (Walker) Stewart; married
on 13 Apr 1971 in Pearisburg, VA; Thresa Lou Smith, maiden name Bryant; age 22; born 26 Sep
1948 in KY; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 389, Oceana, WV;
daughter of Joseph and Gladys Lorene (Stevens) Bryant.


Thresa Lou Bryant

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #66-033594; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Paul Smith; age 21; born in Mullens, WV; single; living in Pineville, WV; son of Claude
Swanson and Lillian Randolph (Knight) Smith; married on 12 Sep 1966 in Pearisburg, VA; Theresa
Lou Bryant; age 21; born in Ages, KY; single; living in Hatcher, WV; daughter of Joe and Gladys Lorene
(Stevens) Bryant.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #71 011895; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leonad Paul Stewart; age 24; born 3 Jul 1946 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Box 137, Matheny, WV; son of Ira Paris and Mabel L. (Walker) Stewart; married
on 13 Apr 1971 in Pearisburg, VA; Thresa Lou Smith, maiden name Bryant; age 22; born 26 Sep
1948 in KY; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at Box 389, Oceana, WV;
daughter of Joseph and Gladys Lorene (Stevens) Bryant.