McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Asa Pettit

1. West Virginia, Births Index, 1804-1938; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Asa Pettit
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Sep 1906
Birth Place: Pendergrast, Mingo, West Virginia
Birth County: Mingo
Father: John Pettit
Mother: Nichety Grant" (sic, Trent)
2. 1910 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Hardee District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 79A; Image 17 of 38;
Family #142/143.
Listed as Acy Petitt: age 3; born in WV; in houshold of father, John P. Pettit.
3. 1920 Census, Buchanan Co, VA; Rock Lick District; taken on 6 Jan 1920; Page 133 A; Image 9 of 60;
Family #71/79.
Listed as Acie Pittie; age 10; born in KY (sic, WV); single; in household of father, John Pettit.
4. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Precinct #4; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 22B; Image 28
of 45; Family #247/251.
Listed as Asa Pettit; age 23; born in WV; married at 23; machinist for coal mine; head of household.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Asa Pettit
SSN: 236-07-5492
BORN: 25 Sep 1906
Died: Apr 1966
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)
6. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 14 Aug 2014.
Asa Pettit; born in 1906; died in 1966; buried here; headstone photo shown; "BELOVED FATHER OF
JUNE & DON".


Hazel Lawhorn

1. 1930 Census, Boone Co, WV; Crook District; Precinct #4; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 22B; Image 28
of 45; Family #247/251.
Listed as Hazel Pettit; age 15; born in KY; married at 15; in household of husband, Asa Petit.
2. Summit County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1840-1980; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hazel Black
[Hazel Lawhorn]
Gender: Female
Marriage Age: 44
Birth Date: 6 May 1917
Birth Place: Gatliff, Kentucky
Marriage Date: 26 Aug 1961
Marriage Place: Summit, Ohio, USA
Father: Frank Lawhorn
Mother: Eliza B Black
Spouse: Edward George Ripplinger "
Additional Information Given: She was previously married 4 times; last time to Lester C. Black; divorced
25 Nov 1960.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hazel Lawhorn Pettit
[Hazel Odell]
[Hazel Black]
[Hazel Ripplinger]
[Hazel Lawhorn Lawhorn]
SSN: 292208374
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 May 1914
Birth Place: Gatliff Whit, Kentucky
[Gatliff, Kentucky]
Death Date: 16 Aug 1990
Father: Frank Lawhorn
Mother: Eliza B Black
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Sep 1942: Name listed as HAZEL LAWHORN PETTIT; Feb 1947: Name listed as
HAZEL ODELL;
Oct 1957: Name listed as HAZEL BLACK; Sep 1963: Name listed as HAZEL RIPPLINGER
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Hillside Memorial Park, Akron, Summit Co, OH; submitted by SKJerome;
20 Sep 2916.
Hazel Lawhorn Ripplinger; born in 1914; died 16 Aug 1990; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; obit posted.
"Born in Harlan (sic, Gatliff, Whitley Co), Kentucky, Hazel Lawhorn Ripplinger, 76, passed away August 16, 1990 in Akron City Hospital. She had been a resident of Akron for the last 45 years and was a member of the Church of God in Kenmore.

"Survivers include her daughter, June Riley, son, Donald Pettit, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. One sister, Gladys Guenther, of Akron also survives her.

"Burial in Hillside Memorial Park."


Donald Jay Pettit

1. Summit Co, OH; Marriage License 150,485; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donald Jay Pettit; age 21; born in Wharton, WV; cargo handler; living at 851 Inman St, Akron, OH;
son of Asa and Hazel (Lawhorn) Pettit; married on 22 Oct 1955 at Akron, OH; Eva Joyce Garman;
age 19; born 6 Mar 1941 at Akron, OH; title ckerk; living at 1000 Indian Trail, Akron, OH; daughter
of Raymond and Wilda (Spikerman) Garman; with consent of parents of Eva Joyce Garman.


Eva Joyce Garman

1. Summit Co, OH; Marriage License 150,485; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Donald Jay Pettit; age 21; born in Wharton, WV; cargo handler; living at 851 Inman St, Akron, OH;
son of Asa and Hazel (Lawhorn) Pettit; married on 22 Oct 1955 at Akron, OH; Eva Joyce Garman;
age 19; born 6 Mar 1941 at Akron, OH; title ckerk; living at 1000 Indian Trail, Akron, OH; daughter
of Raymond and Wilda (Spikerman) Garman; with consent of parents of Eva Joyce Garman.


David Lee Brown Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 467; WV Archives Web Site.
David Lee Brown, Sr; age 8 Sep 1938 in Mullens, WV; divorced; living at PO Box 61, Princeton, WV;
son of Roy Leach and Mable (Pendleton) Brown; was issued a license to marry on 5 Sep 1969 in
McDowell Co, WV; Martha Carl Beamer; age 19; born 8 Oct 1949 in Welch, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living on Franklin Street, Welch, WV; daughter of Jackson Mayberry and Martha Frances
(Mattox) Beamer.


Martha Carol Beamer

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 467; WV Archives Web Site.
David Lee Brown, Sr; age 8 Sep 1938 in Mullens, WV; divorced; living at PO Box 61, Princeton, WV;
son of Roy Leach and Mable (Pendleton) Brown; was issued a license to marry on 5 Sep 1969 in
McDowell Co, WV; Martha Carl Beamer; age 19; born 8 Oct 1949 in Welch, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living on Franklin Street, Welch, WV; daughter of Jackson Mayberry and Martha Frances
(Mattox) Beamer.


Otis Lee Clevenger

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "S. Daniel Clevengie, Sr"; article; Page 120; submitted by Danny Clevenger, Jr,
Iaeger, WV; 24844.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Otis Lee Clevenger, 80, of Iaeger, WV, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, April 1, 2021 in CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston, WV.

"Otis was born March 27, 1941 a son of the late Elmer and Margie Keaton Clevenger. He was a retired coal miner and a faithful member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger, where he served as Trustee.

"In addition to his parents, Elmer and Margie Clevenger, Otis was preceded in death by two infant children, Robin Mashell Clevenger and Johnny Otis Clevenger; three brothers, Sherman (Danny) Clevenger, Tommy Clevenger and Jerry Clevenger; and two sisters, Judy Clevenger Meadows and Sharon Clevenger Mullins; and an infant sister Phyllis Clevenger.

"Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Barbara Brown Clevenger of the home; children Rickey Clevenger, Renee (Calvin) Jones, Angela (Bobby) Branham and grandson, Aaron (Charmie) Clevenger whom he raised, all of Iaeger; a sister-in-law, who was like a daughter to him, Cathy (Gene) Poplin of Mocksville, NC; one brother, Barry (Scarlet) Clevenger of East Bend, NC; grandchildren Cody (Kimberly) Clevenger of Lexington, NC, Katie (Eric) Lester and Amanda MacMenamin all of Iaeger; great grandchildren, who were his pride and joy, Erin Elizabeth (Princess) Clevenger, Emma Clevenger, Leah Lester, Gabriel Kennedy and Lukas Tuell all of Iaeger.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Daniel Dean and Brother Arble Morgan officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Reed Cemetery on Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family Wednesday evening, April 7, 2021 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger.

"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.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.

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


Barbara Brown

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "S. Daniel Clevengie, Sr"; article; Page 120; submitted by Danny Clevenger, Jr,
Iaeger, WV; 24844.


Adrian Leon Lester

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-056016; Ancestry.com Website.
Adrian Leon Lester; age 26; born 9 Mar 1961 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 7th grade education;
living at HCR 60, Box 2709, Iaeger, WV; son of Clark Cline and Mary Alice Lester; married on 14 Nov
1987 at Grundy, VA; Elizabeth Ann Trent; age 23; born 14 Dec 1963 in WV; this is her 1st marriage;
12th grade education; living at same address; daughter of Herbert M. and Linda (Bailey) Trent.
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Adrian Leon Lester, age 60 of Long Pole Road near Iaeger, West Virginia went to his Heavenly Home on Saturday, the fourth day of September 2021. Adrian was born March 9, 1961 in Welch, West Virginia. Preceded in death by his nephew whom he loved dearly, Zachary Hatfield. Survivors include his twin sister Angela (Dexter) Bailey of Long Pole Road near Panther, West Virginia; a very special niece Amanda (James) Phyllips and children Scotlann and Aiden Phyllips whom he loved dearly; several close cousins who he loved like brothers: Jeff (Dreama) Lester, Elliot (Heather) Lester, Greg (Nikki) Lester; best friends: Glen Trent and his son, C. J. Trent; Brother-in-Law, Ron Trent; special friend, Linda Trent; a very special friend Anita Hyatt and a host of additional family and friends. Adrian loved his family and friends so much. He loved riding his four-wheeler, hunting and fishing, and being around his family. He always made you laugh and smile when he was with you. He will be sadly missed by everyone who knew him; but our loss is Heaven’s gain. Funeral Services will be conducted at The Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM with Reverend Homer Blankenship officiating. Friends may visit with the family Saturday evening at The Chapel in Iaeger, September 11, 2021, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Burial will follow at Bailey Cemetery, Lower Long Pole near Panther. Covid-19 Protocols remain in place with mask to be worn by all persons attending and proper social distancing to be maintained. Fanning Funeral Home of Iaeger is serving the family. Online Condolences may be made at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


Elizabeth Ann Trent

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #87-056016; Ancestry.com Website.
Adrian Leon Lester; age 26; born 9 Mar 1961 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 7th grade education;
living at HCR 60, Box 2709, Iaeger, WV; son of Clark Cline and Mary Alice Lester; married on 14 Nov
1987 at Grundy, VA; Elizabeth Ann Trent; age 23; born 14 Dec 1963 in WV; this is her 1st marriage;
12th grade education; living at same address; daughter of Herbert M. and Linda (Bailey) Trent.


Howard Lynn Dalton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 326; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Lynn Dalton; age 20; born 10 Apr 1969 (sic, 1949) in Jenkinjones, WV; single; living at Box
70, Jenkinjones, WV; son of Howard Monroe, deceased, and Ruth (McCormick) Dalton; married on
5 Apr 1969 in Jenkinjones, WV; Glenda Fern hanks; age 19; born 26 Nov 1949 in Havaco, WV; single;
living at Box 894, Gary, WV; daughter of William Linnie and Lretta (Ward) Hanks.


Glenda Fern Hanks

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1969); Page 326; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Lynn Dalton; age 20; born 10 Apr 1969 (sic, 1949) in Jenkinjones, WV; single; living at Box
70, Jenkinjones, WV; son of Howard Monroe, deceased, and Ruth (McCormick) Dalton; married on
5 Apr 1969 in Jenkinjones, WV; Glenda Fern hanks; age 19; born 26 Nov 1949 in Havaco, WV; single;
living at Box 894, Gary, WV; daughter of William Linnie and Lretta (Ward) Hanks.