McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Russel Delano New

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Russell Delano New, 83, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at his residence.

"Russell was born May 6, 1935 in Baisden, WV, a son of the late Johnse and Lena Patrick New. He was a coal miner, a member of the UMWA and of the Church of God Faith.

"In addition to his parents Russell was preceded in death by his wife Maretta New sons, Timothy Russell New and Micah Jeremy New, daughter, Sandra K. New; brothers, Hershel New, Charles “Peanut” New, Landola New, sister Marie New McCoy

"Survivors include wife of 20 years, Shelina “Sherry” Murphy New of the home; son, Burton Patrick New and Natasha of Wharncliffe, WV step daughter, April Birchfield Hatfield and Jamie of Gilbert, WV; sister Cathy New Cline of Pounding Mill, VA; and six grandchildren.


"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 18, 2019, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Jeremy Compton officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Brushy Fork Cemetery at Isaban, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Jamie Hatfield, Dawson Hatfield, Rilee Hatfield, Jerry Hallam and Jeremy Johnson. ..."


Russel Delano New

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Russell Delano New, 83, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at his residence.

"Russell was born May 6, 1935 in Baisden, WV, a son of the late Johnse and Lena Patrick New. He was a coal miner, a member of the UMWA and of the Church of God Faith.

"In addition to his parents Russell was preceded in death by his wife Maretta New sons, Timothy Russell New and Micah Jeremy New, daughter, Sandra K. New; brothers, Hershel New, Charles “Peanut” New, Landola New, sister Marie New McCoy

"Survivors include wife of 20 years, Shelina “Sherry” Murphy New of the home; son, Burton Patrick New and Natasha of Wharncliffe, WV step daughter, April Birchfield Hatfield and Jamie of Gilbert, WV; sister Cathy New Cline of Pounding Mill, VA; and six grandchildren.


"Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 18, 2019, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Jeremy Compton officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Brushy Fork Cemetery at Isaban, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Jamie Hatfield, Dawson Hatfield, Rilee Hatfield, Jerry Hallam and Jeremy Johnson. ..."


Johnson "Johnse" New

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 181; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnson New; age 22; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of Pent and
Martha New; married on 26 Apr 1923; Lena Patrick; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; living at
Wharncliffe, WV; daughter of Alex and Rosa Patrick.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shelina New 30 Nov 2002.
" Johnson New
Birth 29 Feb 1900
Death 19 Feb 1979
Burial
New Family Cemetery
Mingo County, West Virginia, USA"


Lena Patrick

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1923); Page 181; WV Archives Web Site.
Johnson New; age 22; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of Pent and
Martha New; married on 26 Apr 1923; Lena Patrick; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; living at
Wharncliffe, WV; daughter of Alex and Rosa Patrick.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shelina New; 20 Nov 2002.
" Lena Patrick New
Birth 10 Jul 1902
Death 18 Oct 1982 (aged 80)
Burial
New Family Cemetery
Mingo County, West Virginia, USA "


Charles "Peanut" New

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Valerie Neal; 30 May 2015.
" Charles “Peanut” New
Birth 29 Apr 1929
Death 6 Dec 1981 (aged 52)
Burial
New Family Cemetery
Mingo County, West Virginia, USA "


Joseph Jezreel Thompson

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: J. J. Thompson
Gender: Male
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: 1889
Birth Place: , Wythe, VA
Marriage Date: 28 Dec 1910
Marriage Place: Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia
Father: A. M. Thompson
Mother: M. J. Six
Spouse: Susan M. Martin
FHL Film Number: 34255
Reference ID: P127 L125"
2. Richard Thompson Family; posted by weedmancoweta; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Joseph Jezreel Thompson
1890–1954
Birth 15 SEP 1890 • Wythe, Virginia, USA
Death 25 MAY 1954 • Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA"
3. North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joseph Jezrell Thomason
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 63
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1890
Birth Place: , Virginia, United States
Residence Place: Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina
Death Date: 25 May 1954
Death Place: Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA
Father: A M Thompson
Mother: Margaret Jane Six "
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by C. Frost; 24 Feb 2011.
" Joseph Jezreel Thompson
Birth 15 Sep 1890
Death 25 May 1954 (aged 63)
Burial
East End Cemetery
Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA "


Susan Nannie Martin

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Susan M. Martin
Gender: Female
Marital status: Single
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: 1889
Birth Place: , Wythe, VA
Marriage Date: 28 Dec 1910
Marriage Place: Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia
Father: Fred Martin
Mother: Lora Ann Sage
Spouse: J. J. Thompson
FHL Film Number: 34255
Reference ID: P127 L125"
2. Richard Thompson Family; posted by weedmancoweta; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Susan Nannie Martin
1890–1974
Birth 13 JUNE 1890 • Virginia
Death 7 JULY 1974"
3. North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Susan Nannie Martin Thompson
[Susan Nannie Martin Martin]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 84
Birth Date: 13 Jun 1890
Birth Place: , Virginia, United States
Residence Place: Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina
Death Date: 7 Jul 1974
Death Place: Kernersville, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA
Father: Freel Martin
Mother: Laura Ann Sage "
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by C. Frost; 24 Feb 2011.
" Susan Nannie Martin Thompson
Birth 13 Jun 1890
Death 7 Jul 1974 (aged 84)
Burial
East End Cemetery
Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA"


James Franklin Thompson

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Rich K.; 16 May 2012.
" James Franklin Thompson
Birth 24 Jan 1914
Wythe County, Virginia, USA
Death 21 Sep 1975 (aged 61)
Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
East End Cemetery
Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia, USA "


Margaret Lora Thompson

1, Fredericksburg, VA; Marriage License #69 006403; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Everett L. Williams; age 49; born 15 Aug 1919 in GA; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at 730 SW St. Clair Ave, Portland, OR; son of George Robert and Bessie (Briley)
Williams; married on 7 Mar 1960 in Fredericksburg, VA; Lora T. Braswell; age 51; born 1 Jan 1918;
in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 1400 Kenmore Ave,
Fredericksburg, VA; daughter of Joseph and Susan (Martin) Thompson.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Margaret Thompson Braswell
[Lora Thompson Braswell]
[Lora Williams]
[Margaret Thompson Thompson]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Jan 1916
Birth Place: Eckman McDow, West Virginia
[Eckman, West Virginia]
Death Date: 20 Feb 2001
Father: Joseph J Thompson
Mother: Susan N Martin
SSN: 238286540
Notes: Sep 1940: Name listed as MARGARET THOMPSON BRASWELL;
Oct 1966: Name listed as LORA THOMPSON BRASWELL;
Jul 1969: Name listed as LORA THOMPSON WILLIAMS;
27 Feb 2001: Name listed as LORA T WILLIAMS"


Delmer Frank Billings Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Coalwood; taken 2 Apr 1930; Page 15A; Image
1 of 29; Family #2/2.
Listed as Frank Billings; age 4 yrs 4 mons; born in VA; in household of father, Wint Billings.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 104A;
Image 49 of 70; Household #368.
Listed as Frank Billings; age 13; born in VA; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Wint Billings.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Delmer Frank Billings
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Rugby, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 22 Oct 1926
Residence Place: Elbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 23 Oct 1944
Employer: Student
Weight: 154
Complexion: Freckled
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Red
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Lessie Billings
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Delmer Frank Billings Self (Head)
Lessie Billings Mother"
4. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Delmar F Billings
Birth Year: 1926
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Virginia
State of Residence: Virginia

Enlistment Date: 22 Mar 1945
Enlistment State: West Virginia
Enlistment City: Huntington
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 2 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 00
Weight: 000"
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 428; WV Archives Web Site.
Delmar Frank Billings; age 21; born in Grant, VA (sic, Rugby, VA); age 21; single; living in Gary, WV;
married on 26 Jun 1948 in Our Lady of Victory Church, Gary, WV; Helen Victoria Hajash; age 24; born
in Elbert, WV; single; living in Gary, WV.
6. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Delmer “Frank” Billings, 92, of Welch WV, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at his residence. Born, October 22, 1926, in Rugby, VA; he was the son of the late Wint and Lessie Waddell Billings.

"He was a 1946 graduate of Gary High School. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 82nd Airborne Division. He received his industrial engineer degree while serving in the Army. He worked for U.S. Steel Mining in Gary, WV; where he was a Mine Forman for many years and then went to work for the Capels Mine. He later worked for the Government. He was a member of the Welch Kiwanis Club, Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, and St Peter Catholic Church in Welch WV. He enjoyed football and most sports. He was a religious and compassionate man.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Billings, and three Brothers.

"Survivors include, his wife Catherine, one daughter Barbara and husband Bill, three sons, Anthony, Chris, and Delmer Billings and wife Rosetta, one sister Thelma Spivey; grandchildren, Justin, Aliya and Kalee Stevenson and , Jonathan (Lindsey) and Valarie (Mark) Scofield, great grandchildren, Jace, Javlyn, Lexie, Brittany, Steven, and Samantha; great great grandchildren, Zander, and Christopher; Special friends, Jimmy and Mary Spence.

"A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 12 Noon from St Peter Catholic Church in Welch WV with Father Tony Lacson Celebrant. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell WV; where Military Graveside Rights will be conducted by the VFW Post 1144 Iaeger...."


Georgia Lee Bledsoe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 299; WV Archives Web Site.
Clarence E. Roberts; born 10 feb 1917 in panther, WV; living at iaeger, WV; son of Levi and Etta;
married on 26 Aug 1938 at Iaeger, WV; Georgia Lee Bledsoe; born 21 May 1916 in Pardz
(sic, Pardee), VA; living at iaeger, WV; daughter of K.B. and Nettie.