McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

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Auda Lester Blevins

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 9 Sep 2011.
" Lester Blevins
Birth 21 Aug 1923
Odd, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Death 28 Jun 2003 (aged 79)
USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Byram Blevins (1888-1975) & Lela Day-Blevins (1894-1973).

"Brother of David Blevins, Cecil Blevins, Oakley Blevins, Everette L. Blevins (1919-1998), Elsie Blevins-Hurley, and Edith Blevins-Bartell.

"Married to Genevieve Larue-Blevins (B. 1925) on March 30, 1946 in Glen Fork, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1946, Page 394, Application Date: March 20, 1946).

"Father of Karen Blevins-Brooks and Duane Blevins.


Byram Crane Blevins Sr

1. Grayson Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #5999; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Byram Blevins; born 3 Jun 1888 In Park(?), Grayson Co, VA; son of Andrew Jackson Blevins, age 24;
farmer; born in Grayson Co, VA; and Mary Chambers; age 23; born in Ashe Co, NC
2.1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilsons District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 159A; Image 29 of 59;
Family #269/269.
Listed as Byram Blevins; age 11; born in Sep 1888 in VA; in household of father, Andrew J. Blevins.
3. 1910 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilsons Creek District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 195A; Image 15
of 52; Family #132/134.
Listed as Byrum Blevins; age 21; born in VA; in household of father, Andrew J. Blevins.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 4 Dec 2008.
" Byram Blevins
Birth 3 Jun 1888
Whitetop, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 1975 (aged 86–87)
USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Byram Blevins died at his home Saturday night after a long illness. Burial will be in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny.

"Born at White Top, VA., June 3, 1888, he was a son of the late Jackson Blevins (Deceased) and Mary Blevins (Blevins).

"He was a charter member of the Glen Fork Baptist Temple and senior deacon of the church. Blevins was also a member of the United Mine Workers, Local 7604.

"His first wife Lela Day-Blevins (1894-1973), preceded him in death.

"Survivors include his wife, Goldie Blevins; five sons, Everette L. Blevins (1919-1998) and Lester Blevins (1923-2003), both of Glen Fork, Oakley Blevins of Mullens, Cecil Blevins of Northfield, Ohio and David Blevins of Middlesburg, Fla., two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Blevins-Hurley of Glen Fork and Mrs. Edith Blevins-Bartell of Butler, Pa., one brother, Hezekiah W. Blevins of Beckley; one sister, Mrs. Mahala Blevins-Cook of Maple Meadow; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren."


Byram Crane Blevins Sr

1. Grayson Co, VA; Delayed Birth Certificate #5999; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Byram Blevins; born 3 Jun 1888 In Park(?), Grayson Co, VA; son of Andrew Jackson Blevins, age 24;
farmer; born in Grayson Co, VA; and Mary Chambers; age 23; born in Ashe Co, NC
2.1900 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilsons District; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 159A; Image 29 of 59;
Family #269/269.
Listed as Byram Blevins; age 11; born in Sep 1888 in VA; in household of father, Andrew J. Blevins.
3. 1910 Census, Grayson Co, VA; Wilsons Creek District; taken on 26 Apr 1910; Page 195A; Image 15
of 52; Family #132/134.
Listed as Byrum Blevins; age 21; born in VA; in household of father, Andrew J. Blevins.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 4 Dec 2008.
" Byram Blevins
Birth 3 Jun 1888
Whitetop, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 1975 (aged 86–87)
USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Byram Blevins died at his home Saturday night after a long illness. Burial will be in Palm Memorial Gardens at Matheny.

"Born at White Top, VA., June 3, 1888, he was a son of the late Jackson Blevins (Deceased) and Mary Blevins (Blevins).

"He was a charter member of the Glen Fork Baptist Temple and senior deacon of the church. Blevins was also a member of the United Mine Workers, Local 7604.

"His first wife Lela Day-Blevins (1894-1973), preceded him in death.

"Survivors include his wife, Goldie Blevins; five sons, Everette L. Blevins (1919-1998) and Lester Blevins (1923-2003), both of Glen Fork, Oakley Blevins of Mullens, Cecil Blevins of Northfield, Ohio and David Blevins of Middlesburg, Fla., two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Blevins-Hurley of Glen Fork and Mrs. Edith Blevins-Bartell of Butler, Pa., one brother, Hezekiah W. Blevins of Beckley; one sister, Mrs. Mahala Blevins-Cook of Maple Meadow; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren."


Lela V. Day

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC, Clifton Township; taken on 15 Jun 1900; Page 18A; Family #157/158.
Listed as Leler Day, age 6, born in NC in Jul 1894; in household of father, Thomas J. Day.
2. 1910 Census, Ashe Co, NC, Clifton Township; taken on 22/25 Apr 1910; Page 112A; Family #82/82.
Listed as Lula Day, age 16, born in NC; in household of father, Thomas J. Day.


Hunter Gene Paynter

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Hunter Gene Paynter, 13, of North Spring, WV passed away on Sunday December 31, 2017 at his home. He
was born on January 17, 2004 in Logan, WV a son of Virgil Gene and Rachael Elizabeth Gibson Paynter of
North Spring. Hunter attended Huff Consolidated School where he played basketball. He loved hunting,
fishing, airsoft wars and dirt bikes. He is preceded in death by his great grandparents Robert and Shirley
Blankenship and Dexter and Nellie Paynter; two great aunts Geneva Blankenship and Freda Blankenship;
great uncle Bruce "Sam" Blankenship; and grandmother Gladys Browning. In addition to his parents
survivors include two brothers Jacob and Levi Paynter; grandparents Virgil and Sherry Paynter of Lynco,
Anita Leon Kennedy of Hanover and Charlie Gibson of North Spring; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Thursday January 11, 2018 at the Justice Freewill Baptist
Church, Justice, WV with Rev. Jonas Trent officiating. He will be laid to rest in Browning-Gibson Cemetery,
North Spring, WV...."


Arlene Green

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 236; WV Archives Web Site.
Arlen Green; age 28; born 7 Aug 1923 in Boone Co, WV; living in Bim, WV; son of Grover and Alice
Green; married on 6 Jan 1951 in Uneeda, WV; Fay Gibson; age 17; born 27 Jan 1933 in Wyoming
Co, WV; ; living at Bim, WV; daughter of Albert and Lettie (Maynor) Gibson.


Violet Fay Gibson

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 236; WV Archives Web Site.
Arlen Green; age 28; born 7 Aug 1923 in Boone Co, WV; living in Bim, WV; son of Grover and Alice
Green; married on 6 Jan 1951 in Uneeda, WV; Fay Gibson; age 17; born 27 Jan 1933 in Wyoming
Co, WV; ; living at Bim, WV; daughter of Albert and Lettie (Maynor) Gibson; with consent of Lettie
Maynor, the parent of Fay Gibson.


Lester Darrell Green

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lester Darrell Green, 54, of Lynco, WV passed away on Sunday January 13, 2019 in CAMC Memorial,
Charleston, WV. He was born on October 18, 1964 in Bim, WV a son of the late Arlene and Violet Gibson
Green McClanahan. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his step-father Charles
McClanahan; three brothers Kenneth Green, Sr., Bobby Green and Randall Green; and two sisters Truby
Carper and Janice Graham. Survivors include three brothers Jimmy Green, Duke McClanahan and David
(Donna) McClanahan; three sisters Alice Toler, Barbara (Joe) Dempsey and Kim Green; and a host nieces,
nephews and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Friday January 18th
at the Clear Fork Independent Church of God, Clear Fork, WV with Pastor Hannibal Blankenship, Jr.
officiating. He will be laid to rest in Green Cemetery, Bim, WV. Friends may gather with the family from
6-9 PM on Thursday January 17th at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. "


Violet Fay Gibson

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 236; WV Archives Web Site.
Arlen Green; age 28; born 7 Aug 1923 in Boone Co, WV; living in Bim, WV; son of Grover and Alice
Green; married on 6 Jan 1951 in Uneeda, WV; Fay Gibson; age 17; born 27 Jan 1933 in Wyoming
Co, WV; ; living at Bim, WV; daughter of Albert and Lettie (Maynor) Gibson; with consent of Lettie
Maynor, the parent of Fay Gibson.


Howard Musser

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Musser; age 24; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; motornman; living in Hemphill, WV; son of
William and Effie; married on 17 Nov 1920 at Deegens, WV; Effie Sanders; age 18; born in Alagomia
(sic, Alleghany) Co, NC; single; daughter of F.M. and ______.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 15 Mar 2014.
Howard Musser; born 6 Apr 1897; died 19 Feb 1957; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"WEST VIRGINIA * PVT 456 * MTR TRK CO OMC * WORLD WAR I".


Effie Mae Sanders

1. 1910 Census, Alleghany Co, NC; Cherry Lane Township; taken on 28/29 Apr 1910; Page 6A; Image
11 of 20; Family #97/99.
Listed as Effie Sanders; age 6; born in NC; in household of father, Fielden M. Sanders.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1920); Page 70; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Musser; age 24; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; motornman; living in Hemphill, WV; son of
William and Effie; married on 17 Nov 1920 at Deegens, WV; Effie Sanders; age 18; born in Alagomia
(sic, Alleghany) Co, NC; single; daughter of F.M. and ______.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 15 Mar 2014.
Effie Mae Musser; born 3 Jul 1903; died 10 Jun 200; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD".


William Monroe Musser

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #13600; WV Archives Web Site.
William Musser, Jr.; age 13 yrs, 1 mon, 13 days; born 25 Aug 1925 at Hemphill, WV; school boy; living
at Hemphill, WV; son of Howard and Effie May (Sanders) Musser; died 8 Oct 1938 in Grace Hospital,
Welch, WV; due to 3rd and 4th degree burns over entire right side of body from electric burn in public
place; buried 10 Oct 1938 in Roderfield, WV; informant, Howard Musser, Hemphill.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 15 Mar 2014.
William Monroe Musser; born 25 Aug 1925; died 8 Oct 1936; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"SON OF MR.& MRS. HOWARD MUSSER".