McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Hugh Tunnell

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Cecila Rasnick

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Harrison Tunnell

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Virgie Tunnell

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Alfa Tunnell

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


George Tunnell

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Clarence Tunnell

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Eric Duane Presley

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 27 Jun 2019; Newspaper Obit.
" Eric Duane Presley 30, of Anawalt, WV, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at CAMC General in
Charleston, WV, following injuries sustained from an automobile accident earlier in the month.

"Born March 7, 1989 in Welch, WV, he was the son of Robert Earl Presley Jr. and Brenda Lee Hicks Presley.

"Eric was affiliated with the Christian faith. He was a 2007 graduate of Mount View High School.

"He began his employment history with Southwest Sanitation. He was an officer at Stevens
Correctional Facility. He was an EMT for the Anawalt Fire Department, worked with the
McDowell Ambulance Authority, Widener's Ambulance and was currently at State Road.

"He enjoyed all types of music and you could most always hear him singing a tune. He was an outgoing and cheerful person who enjoyed spreading laughter and spending time with his family.
Eric was a loving son, husband, father, friend and will always be remembered and missed
by those who knew him. Eric was an avid West Virginia Mountaineers fan and had been a
resident of McDowell County all his life.

"Eric was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert Earl Presley Sr. and Willard Lee Hicks.

"Leaving to cherish his memory are his loving and devoted wife of 6 years, Tiffany Truhlar Presley
of Anawalt, WV. One daughter, Madison Marie Presley. Two sons, Eric Duane Presley Jr. and Landon
Carter Presley. Also, unborn daughter due in October, Paislee Elizabeth Presley. One sister, Nicole Jarvis and one brother, Brian Alan Presley. Special grandmothers, Helen Hicks and Shirley Presley. One uncle, James Edward Presley. Aunts, Margaret Hicks, Tammy Kolarich, Goldie Hicks, Ellen Claus, Rebecca Lewis, and Tammy Lynn Presley. Mother-in-law Susan Auliye, father-in-law George Truhlar Jr. Sister-in-law Kayla Truhlar. Special friends Keith Christian, Brandon Rhodes and a host of extended family and Nemours friends.

"Services will be conducted Sunday, June 30, 2019 12: Noon at Widener Funeral Home Chapel, Northfork, WV, with Pastor Mary Lambert officiating. Burial will follow at the
Hicks Family Cemetery, Big Creek Mtn.
Friends may call Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 6 until 8: PM at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.

"Serving the Presley family is Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, WV.

"Published on June 27, 2019"


Fred G. Trent

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 200A;
Family #459/465.
Listed as Fred Trent, Jr; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Dewey J. Trent.
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; "Dewey Trent, Miner"; Article;
Page 249; submitted by Brookie Trentm HCR 60, Box 305, Iaeger, WV 24844.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Fred G. Trent, Miner"; Article;
Page 249; submitted by Brookie Trentm HCR 60, Box 305, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Pauline Lockhart

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; "Fred G. Trent, Miner"; Article;
Page 249; submitted by Brookie Trentm HCR 60, Box 305, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Hope Trent

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; "Fred G. Trent, Miner"; Article;
Page 249; submitted by Brookie Trentm HCR 60, Box 305, Iaeger, WV 24844.


John Tunnell

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; "The James Buchanan Tunnell
Family"; Article; Page 249; Lillian Payne Marsdeb, 606 Shamrock Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903.


Cecil Keene

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; "Cecil Keene"; Article; Page 181;
submitted by Louise Keene, Box 38-A, Pilgrim Knob, VA24634.
2. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #17914; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cecil Keene; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; miner; living at Haysi,
VA; son of Gilbert and Rosa (King, sic, Keene) Keene; married on 1 Jul 1950 in Clintwood, VA;
Louise Green; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; living at Haysi, VA;
daughter of Frank and Marie (Compton) Green.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Cicel Keen
[Cecil Keene]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Apr 1929
Birth Place: Buchanan, Virginia
[Paynesville, West Virginia]
Death Date: 10 Oct 2005
Father: Gilbert Keene
Mother: Rosa Keene
SSN: 230329701
Signature on SSN Card: Cicil Keen
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Apr 1946: Name listed as CICEL KEEN;
Dec 1950: Name listed as CECIL KEENE"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Sue Lapp; 8 oct 2012.
" Cecil Keene
Birth 27 Apr 1929
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Oct 2005 (aged 76)
Pilgrims Knob, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Noah Stewart Cemetery
Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 98504230"


Betty Louise Green

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; "Cecil Keene"; Article; Page 181;
submitted by Louise Keene, Box 38-A, Pilgrim Knob, VA24634.
2. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #17914; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cecil Keene; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; miner; living at Haysi,
VA; son of Gilbert and Rosa (King, sic, Keene) Keene; married on 1 Jul 1950 in Clintwood, VA;
Louise Green; age 21; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; no previous marriage; living at Haysi, VA;
daughter of Frank and Marie (Compton) Green.
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Betty L Keene
Birth Date: 24 Oct 1932
Address: RR 1, Pilgrims Knob, VA, 24634 (1993)
[POB 38a, Pilgrims Knob, VA, 24634 (1993)] "


Jerry Roderick Keene

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; "Cecil Keene"; Article; Page 181;
submitted by Louise Keene, Box 38-A, Pilgrim Knob, VA24634.


Cecile Nanette Keene

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; "Cecil Keene"; Article; Page 181;
submitted by Louise Keene, Box 38-A, Pilgrim Knob, VA24634.


Randa Lou Prater

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16196; WV Archives Web Site.
Randa Lou Prater; age 1 mon, 21 days; died 10 Jun 1945 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
due to lobar pneumonia; parents, Edward and Mary (Roberts), Prater; living at Roderfield,
WV; buried 12 Jul 1945 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemtery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Shanda Hicks Brewer; 2 Aug 2013.
Randa Lou Prater; born in 1945; died 10 Jun 1945; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
death certificate posted.