McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

Notes


George Grayson Randolph

1. "Harry's Tree"; posted by Jane Lawson; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"George Grayson Randolph
1880–1949
Birth 24 DEC 1880 • Bee Log, Yancey, North Carolina, USA
Death 22 JAN 1949 • Egypt, Yancey, North Carolina


Emeline Eva Cooper

1. "Harry's Tree"; posted by Jane Lawson; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Emeline Eva Cooper Tipton
Birth 12 AUG 1897 • Mitchell County, North Carolina, United States of America
Death 11 DEC 1986 • Burnsville, Yancey County, North Carolina, United States of America"


Ezra Landon "Don" Collins

1. "McDowell County, WV Heritage...", Louis and Cleo Kennedy Collins article,
page 124.
Cleo Kennedy was born on Oozley Branch, near Bradshaw, WV. She married Louis
Hassel Collins on 3 Jul 1836. They had three children: Joetta Collins
(married ______Hooker), Landon (married Waima Coleman, daughter of J.R. and
Lucille Coleman), and Norma (married ______Harrison).
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Landon Collins"; article; submitted by Landon Collins; 108 Peach Orchard Lane,
Winchester, VA 22602.
Louis Hassel Collins married Cleo Kennedy, daughter of Ferrell Hatfield
Kennedy and his wife Lady Payne. Louis was son of Henry and Emma Louise Rowe
Collins. Henry H. Collins, son of William and Mary Asbury Collins, married
Emma Louise Rowe. Emma's parents were Stephen and Vicey (Lou) Mullins Rowe.
Stephen was son of Jacob Rowe.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Monte Harding; 13 Feb 2019.
" Ezra Landon “Don” Collins
Birth 30 Oct 1939
Rockridge, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 10 Feb 2019 (aged 79)
Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Ezra Landon (Don) Collins, aged 79, passed away surrounded by his family’s love on Sunday, February 10, 2019, in Winchester, Virginia.

"Landon was born on October 30, 1939 in Rockridge, West Virginia, the son of Louis Hassel and Cleo Kennedy Collins.

"He graduated from Big Creek High School in War, West Virginia in 1958. Landon was the beloved husband of Waima Coleman for 59 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his three children: Robert Landon Collins with wife Sue, Richard Louis Collins with wife Linda, and Kelly Collins Ashby with husband Chuck, all of Winchester, Virginia; sister Norma Jean Harrison of Sterling, Virginia; and seven beautiful grandchildren (Victoria, Matt, Samantha, Amy, Jennifer, Isabelle, and Ethan).

"He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joetta Hooker.

"He earned his Associates degree at Concord University and his Master’s Degree from American Institute of Banking. He started his banking career in June 1960 as a teller at Arlington Trust Co. in Arlington, Virginia. He was the coach of the company’s men softball team and won numerous championships. In the early 70s, he also coached a little league baseball team in Sterling. He was a member of the Arlington Host Lions Club and the Loudon County Sanitation Authority. He was transferred to Winchester in 1985 to become the Regional President of First American Bank. He retired from First American Bank in 1992 and became a finance teacher and a baseball and basketball coach at Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy. He later returned to banking, joining First Bank of Strasburg until his retirement. He was a member of Shenandoah Valley Baptist Church and had served on the Finance Committee and Choir.

"The family will receive friends Friday, February 15, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home in Winchester from 6:00-8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday February 16, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home with Pastor David Barton officiating.

"Interment will follow at Mount Hebron Cemetery. Reception for family and friends will follow the graveside service (weather permitting) at the Hilton Garden Inn in Winchester.

"Pallbearers will be Rick Collins, Don Collins, Matt Collins, Chuck Ashby, Chuck Hooker, and Ivan Hooker. Honorary pallbearers will be Rich Reedy, Ed Hooker, Charles Hooker, Andy Christian, Ron Copley, and Kenny Fields."


Waima Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Landon Collins"; article; submitted by Landon Collins; 108 Peach Orchard Lane,
Winchester, VA 22602.


Dewey Edmond Hooker

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #17750; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dewey Edmond Hooker; age 19; born in Bartley, WV; single; student; living at Raysal, WV; son of
John H. and Della Agnes (Blankenship) Hooker; married on 2 Jun 1956 in Russell Co, VA; Joetta
Collins; age 18; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living in Raysal, WV; daughter of Louis H. and Cleo
(Kennedy) Collins.


Joetta Collins

1. "McDowell County, WV Heritage...", Louis and Cleo Kennedy Collins article,
page 124.
Cleo Kennedy was born on Oozley Branch, near Bradshaw, WV. She married Louis
Hassel Collins on 3 Jul 1836. They had three children: Joetta Collins
(married ______Hooker), Landon (married Waima Coleman, daughter of J.R. and
Lucille Coleman), and Norma (married ______Harrison).
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Landon Collins"; article; submitted by Landon Collins; 108 Peach Orchard Lane,
Winchester, VA 22602.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #17750; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Dewey Edmond Hooker; age 19; born in Bartley, WV; single; student; living at Raysal, WV; son of
John H. and Della Agnes (Blankenship) Hooker; married on 2 Jun 1956 in Russell Co, VA; Joetta
Collins; age 18; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living in Raysal, WV; daughter of Louis H. and Cleo
(Kennedy) Collins.
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joetta Collins
[Joetta Collins Hooker]
[Joetta Hooker]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 25 Jun 1937
Birth Place: Bradshaw Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 11 Jun 2007
Father: Louis H Collins
Mother: Cleo Kennedy
SSN: 236605810
Notes: Feb 1956: Name listed as JOETTA COLLINS;
Oct 1956: Name listed as JOETTA COLLINS HOOKER;
15 Jun 2007: Name listed as JOETTA C HOOKER"


J.R. Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Landon Collins"; article; submitted by Landon Collins; 108 Paech Orchard Lane,
Winchester, VA 22602.


Lucille

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Landon Collins"; article; submitted by Landon Collins; 108 Paech Orchard Lane,
Winchester, VA 22602.


Virgil Collins

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; E.D. 24-58; taken on 12 Aug
1940; Page 1145A; Image 51 of 60; Household #382.
Listed as Virgil Collins; age 8; born in WV; no education; attending school; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Riley Collins.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Betty and Virgil Collins"; article; submitted by Betty Collins, HC-61, Box 28,
Paynesville, WV 24873.


Betty June Evans

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Betty and Virgil Collins"; article; submitted by Betty Collins, HC-61, Box 28,
Paynesville, WV 24873.


Kelly Collins

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Brown's Creek District, page 87B, Family #13.
Listed as Kelly Collins, age 19, born in Apr 1881 in WV, in household of mother, Arminta Walker
Collins.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 93; WV Archives Web Site.
Kelley Collins; age 22; born in WV; widowed; farmer; living in Hallsville, WV; son of ______; married
on 9 Nov 1904 at Johnson's in McDowell Co, WV; Millie Johnson; age 17; born in Lee Co, VA; single;
daughter of H.K. and Sarah.
3. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysvelle District, taken on 16 Apr 1910;
Page 186A, Family #53.
Listed as Kelly Collins, age 28, born in WV, married twice, last time for 5 yrs, farmer, head of
household.
4. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-744; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Kelley Collins; age 62; born 11 Apr 1881 in Wyoming Co, WV; living at Garland, WV; employed by
George Mullins Lumber Co, Avondale, WV; person who will always know address. Jenny Collins,
Davy, WV; 5'9" tall; 185 lbs; black eyes; black hair; dark complexion.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'67 005349; WV Archives Web Site.
Kelly Collins; age 87; born 11 Apr 1880 in WV; married; timber worker; living at Avondale, WV; son of
unknown father and Minnie Walker; died 14 Apr 1967 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to
bronchopneumonia; buried 17 Apr 1967 in Shortridge Cemetery, Garland, WV.
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Kenny Collins"; article; Page 123; submitted by Marie Collins, wife, 4708 Teresa
Drive, Orlando, FL 32808.


Millie Johnson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1904); Page 93; WV Archives Web Site.
Kelley Collins; age 22; born in WV; widowed; farmer; living in Hallsville, WV; son of ______; married
on 9 Nov 1904 at Johnson's in McDowell Co, WV; Millie Johnson; age 17; born in Lee Co, VA; single;
daughter of H.K. and Sarah.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Gen; 25 Jun 2015.
" Millie Johnson Collins
Birth unknown
Virginia, USA
Death 1930
Davy, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Hemphill Cemetery
Hemphill, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Kenny Collins"; article; Page 123; submitted by Marie Collins, wife, 4708 Teresa
Drive, Orlando, FL 32808.


Charles Graham Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Daisy Ruth Fine

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Charles Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Paul Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


David Lee Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Raymond Elwood Coleman

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long "Albert Eugene (Gene) Damron"; Article; Page 130; submitted by Gene and Jo
Damron, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


David Milton Fine

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Daisy Grubb

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Arthur Fine

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Shirley Fine

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


David Somers Fine

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.


Norman Elsworth Fine

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Charles Graham and Daisy Ruth Coleman" article; Page 122; submitted by Gene
and Jo Damon, 39 Bland St, Welch, WV 24801.