McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


William Mathew "Bill" Lester Sr

1. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"U.S. Veteran

"William Mathew “Bill” Lester, Sr., 91, of Mullens passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at his home following a short illness.

"Born October 8, 1927 at Bud, he was the son of the late Jesse James and Julia (Titta) Lester.

"Bill was the Owner and Operator of Mullens Salvage and Supply Company since 1959, first working for Norfolk Western Railway at the Elmore Yard from 1943- 1955 and last worked in Bluefield, WV as a Machinist from 1955-1959. He was a member of the Bud Baptist Church and was always so proud to be a lifelong resident of Mullens, WV.

"Bill was a life member of the Mullens Lion’s Club, American Legion Post 106, Southgate CB Club, Mullens Area Chamber of Commerce, and a crusade chairman of the American Red Cross for 15 years. He was a proud U. S. Army Veteran serving in the World War II 1986 Division of Military Police and was a proud charter member of World War II Memorial.

"In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Betty June Green Lester; two brothers, Terry M. Lester and Harry E. Lester.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his son, William M. Lester, Jr.; three grandchildren, Rachel Ellen Lester of Greenville, SC, Matthew L. Lester, and Jay S. Lester; one sister, Ellen J. Lusk; several nieces and nephews; a special niece, Carolyn, and special friends, James Gibson and his wife, Karen and Tresa McGraw.

"Committal services and entombment will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley Mausoleum B with Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating.

"Those wishing to attend the committal are asked to meet at the mausoleum.

"Military graveside rites are being conducted by the Wyoming County Honor Guard.

"There will be no visitation prior to services...."


Charles Gray Rhodes Sr

1. 1940 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Mulberry Township; E.D. 97-14; taken 2 May 1940; Page 201B; Image
36 of 46; Household #297.
Listed as Charles G. Rhodes; age 7; born in NC; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, James Mack Rhodes.
2. Montana, Divorce Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes Sr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 50
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1951
Marriage Place: Jeffersonville, Indiana
Divorce Date: 22 Sep 1982
Divorce Place: Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Spouse: Dorothy Frances Rhodes
Certificate Number: 82 3411"
3. Montana, Marriage Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes Sr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 50
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Birth Place: Winston Salem, No. Carolina
Marriage Date: 8 Oct 1982
Marriage Place: Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Father: James Mack Rhodes
Mother: Hettie Ruth Rhodes
Spouse: Mary Jane Dauenhauer
Certificate Number: 82 06918"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes
[Charles G Rhodes]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Birth Place: Winston Sale, North Carolina
Death Date: 14 Mar 2002
Father: James M Rhodes
Mother: Hettie R Elledge
SSN: 242402312
Notes: Nov 1946: Name listed as CHARLES GRAY RHODES;
16 Apr 2002: Name listed as CHARLES G RHODES"


Dorothy Frances Wafford

1. Montana, Divorce Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dorothy Frances Rhodes
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 49
Birth Date: 25 Mar 1933
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1951
Marriage Place: Jeffersonville, Indiana
Divorce Date: 22 Sep 1982
Divorce Place: Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Spouse: Charles Gray Rhodes
Certificate Number: 82 3411"


Charles Gray Rhodes Sr

1. 1940 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Mulberry Township; E.D. 97-14; taken 2 May 1940; Page 201B; Image
36 of 46; Household #297.
Listed as Charles G. Rhodes; age 7; born in NC; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, James Mack Rhodes.
2. Montana, Divorce Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes Sr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 50
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1951
Marriage Place: Jeffersonville, Indiana
Divorce Date: 22 Sep 1982
Divorce Place: Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Spouse: Dorothy Frances Rhodes
Certificate Number: 82 3411"
3. Montana, Marriage Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes Sr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 50
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Birth Place: Winston Salem, No. Carolina
Marriage Date: 8 Oct 1982
Marriage Place: Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Father: James Mack Rhodes
Mother: Hettie Ruth Rhodes
Spouse: Mary Jane Dauenhauer
Certificate Number: 82 06918"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes
[Charles G Rhodes]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Birth Place: Winston Sale, North Carolina
Death Date: 14 Mar 2002
Father: James M Rhodes
Mother: Hettie R Elledge
SSN: 242402312
Notes: Nov 1946: Name listed as CHARLES GRAY RHODES;
16 Apr 2002: Name listed as CHARLES G RHODES"


Mary Jane Dauenhauer

1. Montana, Marriage Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Jane Dauenhauer
Maiden Name: Rogers
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 35
Birth Date: 1 Feb 1947
Birth Place: Billings, Montana
Marriage Date: 8 Oct 1982
Marriage Place: Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Father: Floyd Rogers
Mother: Margaret Rogers
Spouse: Charles Gray Rhodes "


Leo White

1.1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Barkers Ridge District, taken on 25 Apr 1910; Page 198A,
Family #44.
Listed as Leo White, age 3, born in WV, in household of father, Minnis R. White.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 494; WV Archives Web Site.
Leo White; age 21; born in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Crumpler, WV; son of Minnis White; married on
4 Dec 1926 at Beartown, WV; Clora Sizemore; age 16; born in Mercer Co, WV; living at Crumpler,
WV, daughter of J.M. Sizemore.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leo White
Race: White
Age: 35
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1905
Birth Place: Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Crumpler, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Crumpler, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Unitied Pocohontas Coal Co
Weight: 155
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Minnis Resin White
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Leo White Self (Head)
Minnis Resin White Father"
4. Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leo White
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 18 Apr 1943
Marriage Place: Harris, Texas, USA
Spouse: Hallie Ivanita Christian (sic, Hallie Juanita Christian)
Document Number: 75033"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 25 Oct 2010.
" Leo White
Birth 30 Sep 1905
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 7 Jan 1955 (aged 49)
Crumpler, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Bailey Cemetery
Beartown, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Beloved son of Minnis R. White and Virginia Bell White. Leo was a veteran of World War II as a PFC
U. S. Army Air Corps."


Hallie Juanita Christian

1. Texas, Select County Marriage Records, 1837-2015; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Leo White
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 18 Apr 1943
Marriage Place: Harris, Texas, USA
Spouse: Hallie Ivanita Christian (sic, Hallie Juanita Christian)
Document Number: 75033"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by kenneth bowen; 25 Oct 2010.
" Hallie J. Christian White
Birth 27 Jan 1919
Renick, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Death 22 Nov 1996 (aged 77)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Bailey Cemetery
Beartown, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted: Newspaper Obituary
" Hallie J. White
"Matoaka -- Hallie J. White. 77. of Rt. 1, Box 163, Matoaka. Beartown, died friday, November 22, 1966, at a Princeton hospital.

"Born January 27, 1919 at Renick, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Christian and Jane Blankenship Christian. She was preceded in death by one infant son, Thomas Leo White; husband, Leo White; and three brothers, Calvin Christian, Morris Christian and Norris Christian. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Beartown United Methodist Church.

"Survivors: one son, Roger White of Rt. 1, Matoaka; one daughter, Nancy Kilday of Upper Malboro, Md.; three sisters, Geraldine McMillion of Lewisburg, and Helen Dolan and Callie White, both of Renick; two grandsons, Billy Milam and his wife Katrina, and Michael Milam, all of Charlotte, N.C.

"Funeral services at 11 a.m. Monday, November 25, 1996 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Larry Bailey and Rev. Russell Stewart officiation. Burial at Bailey Cemetery at Beartown.

"Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home."


Charlie Edward aka Calloway Roberts

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 9 Apr 1930; Page 204A; Image 6 of 42;
Family #36/37.
Listed as Charles Roberts; age 2 yrs, 9 mons; born in WV; in household of William and Rebecca
Shell, with mother Virginia Calloway.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken __Aug 1940;
Page 1147B; Image 56 of 60; Household #417.
Listed as Charlie Calloway; age 11; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in rural
Buchanan Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Harvey Mullins, with his mother
Virginia.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #78 007624; Ancestry.com Website.
Charles Edward Calloway; age 50; born 26 Jun 1927 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 5 Apr 1970; 4th grade education; living at Box 202, Bradshaw, WV; son of Havel
and Virginia (Calloway) Roberts; married on 3 Mar 1978 in Grundy, VA; Maudie Gibson; maiden
name Kennedy; age 55; born 26 Nov 1922 in WV; widowed; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended 30 May 1975; 7th grade education; living at Box 202, Jolo, WV; daughter of William Henry and
Annie Rebecca (Stamper) Kennedy.


Maude Kennedy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Pucket Ridge, taken on 4 Apr 1930, Page 244A,
Family #59.
Listed as Maudie Kennedy, age 7, born in WV, in household of father, William H. Kenedy.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co Historical Society; 1995; Pages 183/184.
"George and Jeanette Kennedy" article by Sharon K. Rife, Jolo, WV.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; McDowell Co Historical Society", 1999.
"Shirley "Bill" Ball" Article; Page 164; written by Geneva Steele information by Shirley Ball, Bradshaw,
WV.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #78 007624; Ancestry.com Website.
Charles Edward Calloway; age 50; born 26 Jun 1927 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 5 Apr 1970; 4th grade education; living at Box 202, Bradshaw, WV; son of Havel
and Virginia (Calloway) Roberts; married on 3 Mar 1978 in Grundy, VA; Maudie Gibson; maiden
name Kennedy; age 55; born 26 Nov 1922 in WV; widowed; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended 30 May 1975; 7th grade education; living at Box 202, Jolo, WV; daughter of William Henry and
Annie Rebecca (Stamper) Kennedy.


Ann Thresa Andrigo

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12962; WV Archives Web Site.
AnnThresa Andrego; age 19 yrs, 9 mons, 3 days; born 5 Dec 1922 in Gary, WV; single; grocery store
clerk; living at Ream, WV; daughter of John and Thresa (Krupchick) Andrego; died 8 Sep 1922 on
highway at Ream, WV; due to fractured skull suffered in automobile accident, drove off highway;
buried 12 Sep 1942 in Thorpe, WV; informant, Charles Andrego, ream, WV.


Thurman Edward Hoback

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 111; WV Archives Website.
Thurmond E. Hoback; age 20; born in Watagva (sic, Watagua), TN; single; living at Pageton, WV;
married on 9 Dec 1946 at Wilcoe, WV; Elsie M. Wyatt; age 18; born and living at Pageton, WV;
single; with consent of Emma Hoback, mother of Thurman E. Hoback and Augusta Wyat, mother of
Elsie M. Wyatt.
2. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Thurman Edward Hoback
Gender: Male
Death Age: 83
Birth Date: 2 Jul 1926
Birth Place: Watauga, Tenn
Residence Place: Skygusty
Death Date: 13 Mar 2010
Death Place: HC 31, Box 3810 Skygusty, W. VA
Burial Date: 17 Mar 2010
Burial Place: Bluefield, VA
Obituary Date: 15 Mar 2010
Spouse: Elsie M. Hoback
Child:
Douglas Hoback
Tony Hoback
Kathryn Marrs
Darlene Belcher
Carolyn Ball
Siblings:
Ruth Feathers
Nellie Friese
Harrison Hoback
Leroy Hoback
Arlene Stagg"


Elsie M. Wyatt

1. McDowell Co, WV Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 111; WV Archives Website.
Thurmond E. Hoback; age 20; born in Watagva (sic, Watagua), TN; single; living at Pageton, WV;
married on 9 Dec 1946 at Wilcoe, WV; Elsie M. Wyatt; age 18; born and living at Pageton, WV;
single; with consent of Emma Hoback, mother of Thurman E. Hoback and Augusta Wyat, mother of
Elsie M. Wyatt.


Douglas Edward Hoback

1. U.S., Vietnam War Military Casualties, 1956-1998; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Douglas Edward Hoback
Birth Date: 12 Jan 1948
Death Date: 2 Feb 1968
Age: 20
Home City: Skygusty
Home State: West Virginia
SSN/Service #: 51713547
Death Date: 2 Feb 1968
Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Tour Start Date: 11 Oct 1967
Service Branch: Department of the Army
Component: Selective Service
Rank: Corporal
Military Grade: Corporal
Pay Grade: Private First Class (U.S. Army) or Airman First Class (U.S. Air Force) or Lance Corporal (U.S. Marine Corps) or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: A,C,D,F,H,S,Or T; Second Column: A; Third And Fourth Columns: Blank (U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard)
Company: A Co
Regiment: 47th Inf
Batallion: 4th Bn
Province: Military Region 4 - Dinh Tuong
Decoration: Not Available
CN: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
Data Source: Coffelt Database"
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Bobby; 6 Sep 2004.
"Corp Douglas E Hoback
Birth 12 Jan 1948
Death 2 Feb 1968 (aged 20)
Vietnam
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 9430572"


James Porter Perry

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 228; WV Archives Web Site.
Porter Perry; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; rail road worker; living at Mohawk, WV; son of
Jesse and Audy; married on 2 Aug 1927 at Welch, WV; Margie Cline; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of W.A. and Berry (sp? Beny?).
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 20 of 56; Family #229/229.
Listed as Porter Perry; age 22; born in WV; married at 20; railraoding; head of household.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Porter Perry
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1906
Birth Place: War Eagle, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Mohawk, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Place: Mohawk, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: McDowell County Board Of Education
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: Margie Perry
Household Members:
Name Relationship
James Porter Perry Self (Head)
Margie Perry Wife"
4. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: James Perry
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 21 Aug 1906
Death Date: 10 Jun 1973
SSN: 236099056
Branch 1: NAVY
Enlistment Date 1: 31 Mar 1944
Release Date 1: 17 Nov 1945"


Margie Cline

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1927); Page 228; WV Archives Web Site.
Porter Perry; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; rail road worker; living at Mohawk, WV; son of
Jesse and Audy; married on 2 Aug 1927 at Welch, WV; Margie Cline; age 18; born in McDowell Co,
WV; single; daughter of W.A. and Berry (sp? Beny?).
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken 10 Apr 1930; Page 182B;
Image 20 of 56; Family #229/229.
Listed as Margie Perry; age 18; born in WV; married at __; in household of husband, James P. Perry.