McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Arnold Branham

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnold Branham; age 18; born and living in Panther, WV; single; married on 21 Apr 1942 in Panther,
WV; Bertha Robinette; age 16; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with consent of Manuel
Branham, father of Arnold Branham; and Margaret Robinette, mother of Bertha Robinette.


Bertha Robinette

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 173A;
Family #4.
Listed as Bertha Robinet; age 4 yrs, 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Addison Robinett.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 235; WV Archives Web Site.
Arnold Branham; age 18; born and living in Panther, WV; single; married on 21 Apr 1942 in Panther,
WV; Bertha Robinette; age 16; born and living in Panther, WV; single; with consent of Manuel
Branham, father of Arnold Branham; and Margaret Robinette, mother of Bertha Robinette.


Dorothy Louise Branham

1. GenealogyBuff.com; 28 Jan 2018; Posted Obit.
"Dorothy Louise "Sparkey" Branham Stevens, 63, of Fairdale, WV, went home to be the with her Heavenly Father on Sunday September 28, 2014 after a long illness, in Bower's Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born March 8, 1951 in Kopperston, WV, a daughter of the late Arnold and Bertha Robinette Branham. Mrs. Stevens was a member of the Bolt Church of God and former member of Oceana Church of God. She worked for Raleigh General Hospital as an LPN, enjoyed sewing and crafts, and loved caring for her family and friends. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Ronald Gale Stevens and her in-laws Oscar and Ruth Stevens. Survivors include her daughter Sonia Gale Stevens of China Grove, NC; a granddaughter Sydney Gale Stevens of Athens; a brother William Branham of Austin, PA; sister-in-laws Norma Russell of Evarts, KY, Midge Goff of Daniels, Debbie and Chuck Shirley of Oceana, Sandy Stevens of Vandelia, OH and Patricia Stevens of Charles Town; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday October 1, 2014 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. Sparkey will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may call from 11:00 AM until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. "


Ott Osborne

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 20 Apr 1910, Page 263B, Family #87.
Listed as Ott Asborn, age less than 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, Charles Osborn.


Helen Grace Wilson

1. GenealogyBuff.com; 28 Jan 2018; Posted Obit.
"Helen Grace Osborne, 89, of Cool Ridge, WV, formerly of Oceana, WV went home to be with the Lord on September 17, 2014 in Bower's Hospice House, Beckley, WV. She was born on January 17, 1925 in Pineville, WV, a daughter of the late Dewey and Tina Shaw Wilson. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her two husbands Dan Barlow, and Ott Osborne; five children Ruth Ann Barlow Spears, Cora Faye Barlow Shepard, Walter Eugene Barlow, Mary Helen Barlow Lupardus, and James Madison Barlow. Helen worked for Family Health Care for many years, was a member of Eastern Star in Pineville, a member of Toneda Missionary Baptist Church, and the American Baptist Women Association. Survivors include four granddaughters Lisa Barlow, Lori Ann and Chris Pafford, and Gina and Michael Perryman and Beth Lester; four grandsons Daniel Eugene and Leah Spears, Christopher Wayne and Teresa Spears, Jeffrey Eugene and Anitra Barlow and Shannon Michael Barlow; two sisters Gloria Huesman, and Glenna; a brother Doyle and Myrtle Wilson; a daughter-in-law Connie Barlow; 15 great grandchildren Korey, Callie, Casey, Melissa, Heather, Ben, Nikki, Logan, Jacob, Jared, Jourdan, Emily, Laken, Alex, and Marissa; several great great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday September 20, 2014 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Rev. Jerry Cook officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. "


Eugene Randolph Slaughter

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #12709; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eugene Randolph Slaughter; age 19; born in Bland Co, VA; single; mechanic; living at Rocky Gap,
VA; son of Hubert Geen and Tinnia Elizabeth (Willis) Slaughter; married on 23 May 1953 at Rocky
Gap, VA; Margaret June Gills; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; sales lady; living at Rocky Gap, VA;
daughter of Haven Howe and Bessie Mae (King) Gills.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Eugene Randolph Slaughter
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 47
Birth Date: 10 Jul 1933
Marriage Date: 23 May 1953
Divorce Date: 31 Mar 1981
Divorce Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Margaret Jane Gills
Number of Children: 2" (under18, 6 total)


Margaret June Gills

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #12709; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Eugene Randolph Slaughter; age 19; born in Bland Co, VA; single; mechanic; living at Rocky Gap,
VA; son of Hubert Geen and Tinnia Elizabeth (Willis) Slaughter; married on 23 May 1953 at Rocky
Gap, VA; Margaret June Gills; age 18; born in Caretta, WV; single; sales lady; living at Rocky Gap, VA;
daughter of Haven Howe and Bessie Mae (King) Gills.
2. Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Jane Gills
Gender: Female
Race: White
Divorce Age: 46
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1934
Marriage Date: 23 May 1953
Divorce Date: 31 Mar 1981
Divorce Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Eugene Randolph Slaughter
Number of Children: 2" (under18, 6 total)
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret June Gills
[Margaret Gills Slaughter]
[Margaret Slaughter]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1934
Birth Place: Caretta Mcdo, West Virginia
Death Date: 28 Feb 1994
Father: Haven H Gills
Mother: Bessie M King
SSN: 229401303
Notes: Oct 1950: Name listed as MARGARET JUNE GILLS;
Jun 1953: Name listed as MARGARET GILLS SLAUGHTER;
09 Mar 1994: Name listed as MARGARET SLAUGHTER"


Tony Vougle

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Gordon and Nadine Ferris"; Article; Page 145; submitted by Nadine
Ferris, HC 61, Box 356, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Jeannie Ferris

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Gordon and Nadine Ferris"; Article; Page 145; submitted by Nadine
Ferris, HC 61, Box 356, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Debroah Ann Jenkins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #9607; WV Archives Web Site.
Debroah Ann Jenkins; age 4 days; born 20 Jul 1954; died 24 Jul 1954 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV;
premature; 7 1/2 mons; parents, Roy Jenkins and unlisted mother; buried 26 Jul 1954 in Iaeger Memorial.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Gathering Roots; 22 Jan 2013.
Debroah Ann Jenkins; born 20 Jul 1954; died 24 Jul 1954; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Ronald Neil Osborne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 462; WV Archives Web Site,
Ronald Neil Osborne; age 22; born 24 Nov 1944 in Capels, WV; single; living at Box 175
Hemphill, WV; son of Emory Raymond and Sarah Jane (Collier) Osborne; married on 21
Oct 1967 at Welch, WV; Judy Delene Lester; age 18; born 22 Apr 1949 at Iaeger, WV; single;
living at Box 325, Welch, WV; daughter of David, deceased, and Corenia (Trent) Lester, Jr.


Judy Delene Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1967); Page 462; WV Archives Web Site,
Ronald Neil Osborne; age 22; born 24 Nov 1944 in Capels, WV; single; living at Box 175
Hemphill, WV; son of Emory Raymond and Sarah Jane (Collier) Osborne; married on 21
Oct 1967 at Welch, WV; Judy Delene Lester; age 18; born 22 Apr 1949 at Iaeger, WV; single;
living at Box 325, Welch, WV; daughter of David, deceased, and Corenia (Trent) Lester, Jr.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #75-009429; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ralph Junior Mullins; age 31; born 9 Apr 1943 in Big Creek, WV; single; this was his 1st marriage;
6th grade education; living at Hemphill, WV; son of Shannon and Eula (King) Mullins; married on
1 Mar 1975 at Lebanon, VA; Judy Delene Osborne; maiden name Lester; divorced; this was her
2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS education; living at Hemphill, WV; daughter of David and Corina (Trent) Lester.
3. United States Public Records, 1970-2009: LDS Web Site.
"Name Judy Mullins
Residence Date 01 Jan 1998-01 Jan 2004
Residence Place Hemphill, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 22 Apr 1949
Address 23 PO Box
Address Continued Hemphill, West Virginia 24842
2nd Address Cantley
2nd Address Continued Hemphill, West Virginia 24842
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1996
4. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 5 Dec 2013.
Judy D. Mullins; born 22 Apr 1949; died 9 Oct 1996; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Thurman Bruce Tilley Sr

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Maben; E.D. 55-13; taken 17 Apr 1940; Page
346B; Image 10 of 30; Household #81.
Listed as Thurman B. Tilley; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Arnold D. Tilley.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 342; WV Archives Web Site.
Thurman Bruce Tilley; age 21; born and living in Maben, WV; single; son of Arnold Davis and
Georgia Ray Tilley; married on 20 Jun 1958 at Maben, WV; Mary Louise Brown; age 17; born in
Rhodell, WV; single; living at Herndon Heights, WV; daughter of Herbert Russell and Marion Brown.


Mary Louise Brown

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 342; WV Archives Web Site.
Thurman Bruce Tilley; age 21; born and living in Maben, WV; single; son of Arnold Davis and
Georgia Ray Tilley; married on 20 Jun 1958 at Maben, WV; Mary Louise Brown; age 17; born in
Rhodell, WV; single; living at Herndon Heights, WV; daughter of Herbert Russell and Marion Brown.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mary Louise "Peepsie" Brown Tilley, 79, of Glen Fork, passed away on Saturday November 14, 2020 at her
home. She was born on March 15, 1941 in Rhodell, WV, a daughter of the late Herbert and Marion Brown. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Thurman Bruce Tilley; her
biological mother Irene Dean McCracken; a son Ricky Tilley; and a brother Morrison Sparks. Survivors include
a daughter Tammy (Mike) Sandy of Bud; two sons Terry (Candi) Tilley of Fayetteville and Thurman (Sherri)
Tilley, Jr. of MacArthur; ten grandchildren Kyle, Kara and Jared Sandy of Bud, Christopher and Anthony Tilley
of MacArthur, Faith (Billie) Fox of Coal City, T. J. (Kelly) Tilley of Huntington, Dalton Tilley of Huntington,
April (Ryan) Derieux of Laurel Fork, VA and Sierra Tilley of Mullens; thirteen great grandchildren; a sister
Barbara (Harold) Franklin of Jonas Ridge, NC; four brothers Jackie (Glenna) McCracken of Marion, NC, Ralph
(Elaine) McCracken of Iva, SC, Paul McCracken of Banner Elk, NC and Bobby Ward of Asheville, NC; a
sister-in-law Penny Ward of Lancaster, SC; a special friend Mabel Drafton of Lester; and a host of other loving
family and friends. In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."