McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles "Charlie" Blankenship

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Charles (Charlie) Blankenship, 68, of Panther, WV, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at his residence following a short battle with cancer.

"Charlie was born June 15, 1952, a son of the late James Henry Blankenship and Helen Lester Blankenship Matney. He was a member of the Panther Missionary Baptist Church and enjoyed farming, camping, hunting and carpentry.

"In addition to his parents Charlie was preceded in death by, his stepfather, Wayne Matney; and two sisters, Ocie and Charlotte Roberts.

"Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Truley Blankenship of the home; five children, Telenia Cline, and Charlie Cline both of Mudfork, near Panther, WV, Charles Andrew and Alisha Mounts of Princeton, WV, Amy and Joshua Mullins of Panther, WV, and Eric Blankenship and Catherine also of Panther; an adopted son, Eugene Mounts of Panther; three brothers, James Blankenship of Panther, Johnny and Lenora Matney of Panther, and Ronnie and Sylvia Matney of Panther; six sisters, Mary Keene Lyons of North Carolina, Susan Roberts of Kentucky, Phyllis and James Collins of Isaban, Dianne and Virgel Stevens of Roderfiled, Kimberly and James Mills of Princeton, and Michelle and Ronald Dunn of South Carolina; two grandsons, Devon and Chase Mounts of Princeton; a granddaughter, Chayann Cline; special nieces, Carylan Mills and April Justice; special brother -in-law who is the same as a brother, Kenneth Mounts; and special friends, Jerry Justice, Cavon Baiey, Harold Lyons, and Elmer Steele.

"Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1 o’clock with Reverend John Hunt officiating at the Panther Missionary Baptist Church in Panther. Burial will follow in the Blankenship Cemetery at Panther, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

" Friends may visit with the family Tuesday evening September 29, 2020 after 5 p.m. and all day Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at the Panther Missionary Baptist Church in Panther, WV. An evening service will be held each evening at 7 p.m.

"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."


Julian Fredrick Swetram

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; "Poppy Swetnam"; Article; Page
247; submitted by Carol Cassidy, 78 Mountain Pass Trail, Lilburn, GA 30247.


Hazel Ester Chambers

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; "Poppy Swetnam"; Article; Page
247; submitted by Carol Cassidy, 78 Mountain Pass Trail, Lilburn, GA 30247.


Bruce A. Swetram

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; "Poppy Swetnam"; Article; Page
247; submitted by Carol Cassidy, 78 Mountain Pass Trail, Lilburn, GA 30247.


James E. Swetram

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; "Poppy Swetnam"; Article; Page
247; submitted by Carol Cassidy, 78 Mountain Pass Trail, Lilburn, GA 30247.


Quinton Dale Vance

1. "Heritage of McDowell Co, WV...", "Edmond Vance" article, page 253.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Quinton Dale Vance"; Article;
Page 255; submitted by Amy Vance, 203 Mt. View Ave, Bluefield, VA 24605.


Margaret Yates

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; "Quinton Dale Vance"; Article;
Page 255; submitted by Amy Vance, 203 Mt. View Ave, Bluefield, VA 24605.


Amy Vance

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; "Quinton Dale Vance"; Article;
Page 255; submitted by Amy Vance, 203 Mt. View Ave, Bluefield, VA 24605.


Jason Vance

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; "Quinton Dale Vance"; Article;
Page 255; submitted by Amy Vance, 203 Mt. View Ave, Bluefield, VA 24605.


William Cody Estep

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; "Virgil and Orpha Vance, Miner";
Article; Page 255; submitted by Jessica Estep, Star Rt 1, Marlinton, WV 24954.


Joann Vance

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; "Virgil and Orpha Vance, Miner";
Article; Page 255; submitted by Jessica Estep, Star Rt 1, Marlinton, WV 24954.
"...now lives in Marlinton, VA..."


Jessica Ellen Estep

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; "Virgil and Orpha Vance, Miner";
Article; Page 255; submitted by Jessica Estep, Star Rt 1, Marlinton, WV 24954.


Kim Mills Sr

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 213; WV Archives Web Site.
Kim Mills; age 29; born in Wayne Co, WV; single; contruction worker; living at Wayne, WV; son of
Lambert and Prudence; married on 4 Feb 1932 in Roderfield, WV; Alice Draper; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Jesse and Ida.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken 20 Apr 1940; Page
792B; Household #162.
Listed as Kim Mills; age 37; born in WV; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1 Apr
1935; coal loader in coal mine; head of household.


Alice Elizabeth Draper

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Davy-Pocahontas; taken on 16 Feb 1920;
Page 207B; Image 10 of 16; Family #262/262.
Listed as Alice E. Draper; age 6; born in VA; in household of father, Jesse R. Draper.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Princess; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 246B;
Image 32 of 36; Family #149/149.
Listed as Alice E. Draper; age 17; born in VA; in household of father, Jesse R. Draper.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 213; WV Archives Web Site.
Kim Mills; age 29; born in Wayne Co, WV; single; contruction worker; living at Wayne, WV; son of
Lambert and Prudence; married on 4 Feb 1932 in Roderfield, WV; Alice Draper; age 19; born in
McDowell Co, WV; single; daughter of Jesse and Ida.


Ida Louise Mills

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken 20 Apr 1940; Page
792B; Household #162.
Listed as Ida Louise Mills; age 5; born in WV; no education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Kim Mills, Sr.


Betty Lou Mills

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken 20 Apr 1940; Page
792B; Household #162.
Listed as Betty Lou Mills; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Kim Mills, Sr.


Robert Lee Mills

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District Erin; E.D. 24-40; taken 20 Apr 1940; Page
792B; Household #162.
Listed as Robert Lee Mills; age 6 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Kim Mills, Sr.


Elmer Stewart

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 22 Apr 1930, Page 200A, Family #261.
Listed as Elmer Stewart, age 9, born in WV, in household of father, Roy C. Stewart.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 273; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Stewart; age 21; born and living in Jesse, WV; single; son of Roy and Lula Stewart; married on
15 Nov 1941 at Pineville, WV; June Shepherd; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; living at
Oceana, WV; daughter of George and Lora Shepherd.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 26 Jun 2008.
" Elmer Stewart
Birth 13 Jun 1920
Jesse, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 29 Nov 1989 (aged 69)
USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 2783172"

Additional information Posted:
"Son of Roy Clayton Stewart (1886-1952) & Lula Jane Brown-Stewart (1895-1974).

"Brother of William "Buster" Amos Stewart (1912-Deceased), Isaac Clayton Stewart (1913-1982), Asa B. Stewart (B. 1917), Bessie Marie Stewart-Wesley (1919-1999), Mary Stewart (B. 1923), Beatrice Stewart (B. 1925), Viola Stewart (B. 1927), and Susie Stewart-Cook (1931–1999).

"Married to June Shepherd-Stewart (1920-1991) on November 15, 1941 in Pineville, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1941, Page 273, Application Date: October 25, 1941).

"Father of Dollie Mae "Dolly" Stewart-Wyatt (1942-2019).

"Elmer Stewart was a Sgt. in the US Army during World War II."


June Shepherd

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1941); Page 273; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Stewart; age 21; born and living in Jesse, WV; single; son of Roy and Lula Stewart; married on
15 Nov 1941 at Pineville, WV; June Shepherd; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; living at
Oceana, WV; daughter of George and Lora Shepherd.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 26 Jun 2008.
" June Shepherd Stewart
Birth 20 Nov 1920
USA
Death 23 Mar 1991 (aged 70)
USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 27831737 '

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of George Shepherd (Deceased) & Lora Shepherd (Deceased).

"Married to Elmer Stewart (1920-1989) on November 15, 1941 in Pineville, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1941, Page 273, Application Date: October 25, 1941).

"Mother of Dollie Mae "Dolly" Stewart-Wyatt (1942-2019)."


Mike Bennett

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; "Virgil and Orpha Vance, Miner";
Article; Page 255; submitted by Jessica Estep, Star Rt 1, Marlinton, WV 24954.
"...from Monroe, Louisiana..."
",,,currently live in Bel Aire, Maryland."


Mona Dee Vance

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; "Virgil and Orpha Vance, Miner";
Article; Page 255; submitted by Jessica Estep, Star Rt 1, Marlinton, WV 24954.
",,,currently live in Bel Aire, Maryland."