McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Charles J. Cornwell

1. Russell co, VA; Marriage License #78 031846; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles J. Cornwell; age 21; born 19 Oct 1956 in Welch, WV; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; living in Davy, WV; son of William and Virginia (Grant) Cornwell; married on 17 Jul 1978
in Lebanon, VA; Patricia Ann Watts; age 19; born 30 Jan 1959 in Welch, WV; this is her 1st marriage;
11th grade education; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Shirley and Ruth Blanch (Johnson) Watts.


Patricia Ann Watts

1. Russell co, VA; Marriage License #78 031846; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles J. Cornwell; age 21; born 19 Oct 1956 in Welch, WV; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; living in Davy, WV; son of William and Virginia (Grant) Cornwell; married on 17 Jul 1978
in Lebanon, VA; Patricia Ann Watts; age 19; born 30 Jan 1959 in Welch, WV; this is her 1st marriage;
11th grade education; living at Davy, WV; daughter of Shirley and Ruth Blanch (Johnson) Watts.


Deanna "Dee" Watts

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Deanna (Dee) Collins, 70, of Davy, left for her heavenly home on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Raleigh General Hospital, in Beckley. Born May 2, 1949 in Welch she was the daughter of the late Shirley and Ruth Williams Watts.

"Deanna was of the Pentecostal faith. She was a former employee of Magic Mart, Dollar General Store and K-Mart. She enjoyed life around her family.

"In addition to her parents Dee was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Roger Watts and one sister, Patricia Cornwell and one son Brian Reed.

"Those left to cherish her memories are two daughters, Tammy Reed of Bluefield and Selena Collins of Matoaka; one son, Jerry (Bub) Collins of Buchanan; two sisters, Brenda Hall and husband Keith of Davy and Lorena McCoy of Gloucester, VA; and seven grandchildren, Kim Dudleson of Martins Ferry, WV, Jonathan McCall of Bluefield, WV, Jared Roush of Texas, Megan McCoy of Princeton, Savannah Cantrell and Alexia Cantrell both of Martinsburg, WV, Jeramy Bennett of Davy; four great grandchildren, Lillian and Henry Dudleson, Brantley McCoy, Morgana Cantrell; several nieces and nephews.

"In honor of her wishes she will be cremated and the family will have a celebration of her life at a later time.

"The Douglas Mortuary in Welch is assisting the Collins family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.douglasmortuary.com."


Jack Wolstencroft

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Roy Jack (Johnny) Allen and Ruth "Cookie" Willey Allen" article; Pages 90 and 91; submitted
by Johnny Allen, War, WV 24892.


Emily Bailey

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Roy Jack (Johnny) Allen and Ruth "Cookie" Willey Allen" article; Pages 90 and 91; submitted
by Johnny Allen, War, WV 24892.


James Lester Bartley

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Dave Adkins; 4 Apr 2016.
James Lester Bartley; born in 1922; died in 1977; buried here; grave marker photo shown; PFC US ARMY *
WORLD WAR II"


Elaine Stiltner

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 22 Sep 2008.
Elaine Stiltner Bartley Matney; born 27 Jul in Elk Horn, Taylor Co, KY; died 18 May 2000 in Charleston,
Kanawha Co, WV; buried here; no grave marker photo shown; obit posted.
"Elaine Matney, 73, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, in a Heartland of Charleston following a long illness.

Born July 27, 1926, in Elkhorn City, KY, she was the daughter of the late James Harvey "Harve" Stiltner (1895-1979) and Delphia Slone-Stiltner (1904-1982).

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James "Lester" Bartley (1922-1977); her second husband, James S. Matney (1931-1994); a grandson, James "Bucky" Bartley (Deceased); and a sister, Eva Stiltner (1935-1935).

Survivors include a daughter, Debra Lynn Bartley-Griggs (1954-2017) of Matheny; two sons, Lester "Pete" Bartley (Deceased) and James "Buck" Bartley (Deceased), both of Matheny; two sisters, Joyce Stiltner-Belcher of Elkhorn City, KY, and Imogene Stiltner-Coleman (1930-2016) of Kenosha, WI; a brother, James E. Stiltner of Elkhorn City, KY; four grandchildren, Dianna Lynn Griggs, Crystal Gail Griggs, Christina Michelle and Jamie Allen Bartley; and one great-granddaughter.

Family links:
Parents:
James Harvey Stiltner (1895 - 1979)
Delphia Slone Stiltner (1904 - 1982)

Spouses:
James Lester Bartley (1922 - 1977)
James S. Matney (1931 - 1994)

Children:
Deborah Lynn Bartley Griggs (1954 - 2017)*

Siblings:
Elaine Stiltner-Bartley Matney (1926 - 2000)
Imogene Stiltner Coleman (1930 - 2016)*
Eva Stiltner (1935 - 1935)*..."


Thomas Ramsey

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1902); Page 154; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Ramsey; age 22 born in GA; single; laborer; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
______________married on 2 Apr 1902 in Mercer Co, WV; Georgianna Robinson; age
19; born in Giles Co, VA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of Charles and Anna.


Georgianna Robinson

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1902); Page 154; WV Archives Web Site.
Thomas Ramsey; age 22 born in GA; single; laborer; living in Mercer Co, WV; son of
______________married on 2 Apr 1902 in Mercer Co, WV; Georgianna Robinson; age
19; born in Giles Co, VA; single; living in Mercer Co, WV; daughter of Charles and Anna.


Hansel Russell Ramsey

1, McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9434; WV Archives Web Site.
Hansel Russell Ramsey; age 28 yrs, 9 mons; born 8 Sep 1912 at Glen Alum, WV; single;'
coal loader; SS# 233-14-6691; living in WV; son of Thomas and Georgia (Robinson) Ramsey;
died 26 Jun 1941 at Panther, WV; crushed by slate fall in Red Ash Mine; buried 28 Jun 1941
in Iaeger Cemeter, Roderfield, WV; informant, Tom Ramsey, Red Jacket, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorail Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 28 Jun 2014.
Hansel Russell Ramsey; born 8 Sep 1912; died 26 Jun 1941; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Leon Steffey

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #26537; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leon Steffey; age 21; born in Cold Run, KY; single; unemployed; living at Harold, KY; son of
Leonard and Anna (Fife) Steffey; married on 5 Sep 1961 in Clintwood, VA; Nancy Barber; age
21; born and living at Oceana, WV; single; housewife; daughter of Chilton and Ora Sue (Hinkle)
Barber.


Nancy May Barber

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #26537; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Leon Steffey; age 21; born in Cold Run, KY; single; unemployed; living at Harold, KY; son of
Leonard and Anna (Fife) Steffey; married on 5 Sep 1961 in Clintwood, VA; Nancy Barber; age
21; born and living at Oceana, WV; single; housewife; daughter of Chilton and Ora Sue (Hinkle)
Barber.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Nancy May Barber Steffey, 73, of Oceana, WV passed away in Beckley on Friday, March 24, 2017 after a
long illness. She was born on May 14, 1943 in Oceana, she was a daughter of the late Chilton Barber and
Sue Barber Browning. A lifelong resident of Oceana, Nancy was a 1961 graduate of Oceana High School and
was instrumental in planning several reunions for her classmates. A former employee of First Community
Bank in Oceana, she worked several years as a census data collector and also served as a poll clerk for city
and county elections. She was a member of Oceana Church of God. Survivors include her beloved son Barry
(Angie) of Oceana; two precious grandchildren Austin (Hannah) of Oceana and Cassie of Charleston; a
cherished great-granddaughter Brinn; a sister Judy (John) Blackwell of Beckley; two half sisters Pam
(Doug) Shelton of Jumping Branch and Shelia Dancy of Fredericksburg, VA; a special nephew and niece
Scott (Melissa) and Brooke Blackwell of Middletown, OH and Susan Blackwell Gregory with Chad, Abby
and John Paul of Daniels; a dearly loved and devoted person in her life for many years Colonel E. Hash of
Kopperston; and many special cousins, nieces, nephews and friends whom she loved dearly. Funeral
services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Oceana Church of God, Oceana, WV with
Pastor Randall Bowles and Rev. Jerry Cook officiating. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Gardens,
Matheny, WV...."


Chilton Barber

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 156; WV Archives Web Site.
Chilton Barber; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Benton and
Bertha (Maynor) Rose; married on 21 Jun 1941 at Oceana, WV; Ora Sue Hinkle; age 21; born in
Greenbrier Co, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of W.L. and Grace Hinkle.


Ora Sue Hinkle

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 156; WV Archives Web Site.
Chilton Barber; age 22; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son of Benton and
Bertha (Maynor) Rose; married on 21 Jun 1941 at Oceana, WV; Ora Sue Hinkle; age 21; born in
Greenbrier Co, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of W.L. and Grace Hinkle.


John Wiley Gillespie

1. Franklin Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #7300; Issued 16 Jul 1958; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Wiley Gillespie; born 18 Nov 1902 in Endicott, Franklin Co, VA; son of Thomas J., age 29; and
Gracie A. (Brogan); age 30; Gillespie; both parents born in Endicott, VA; married 29 Dec 1892 in
Endicott, VA; Thomas J, was a farmer; John Wiley was 6th child of his parents.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitied by laelliott; 23 May 2009.
" John W Gillispie
Birth 18 Nov 1902
Death 4 Mar 1993 (aged 90)
Burial
Jessops United Methodist Church Cemetery
Sparks, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA "


Lillie Alma Emma May Jones

1. Franklin Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #27157; Issued 11 Sep 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site
Lillie Alma Emma May (Jones) Gillespie; born 8 Jun 1906 in Endicott, Franklin Co, VA; parents,
James Robert, age 26, and Sarah Hannah, age 22, (Atkins) Jones; both parents born in Endicott,
VA.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitied by laelliott; 23 May 2009.
" Alma Emma Jones Gillispie
Birth 8 Jun 1906
Death 28 Mar 1998 (aged 91)
Burial
Jessops United Methodist Church Cemetery
Sparks, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA "