McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familes and Individuals

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James Henry Sizemore

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 101; WV Archives Web Site.
James Henry Sziemore; age 18; born in Christian, WV; single; living at Marianna, WV; son of Elba and
Edith Sizemore; married on 6 Aug 1957 at Wyoming WV; Helen Palmer; age 23; born in Pageton, WV;
single; livin at Oceana, WV; daughter of John and India Palmer.


Helen Louise Palmer

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 101; WV Archives Web Site.
James Henry Sziemore; age 18; born in Christian, WV; single; living at Marianna, WV; son of Elba and
Edith Sizemore; married on 6 Aug 1957 at Wyoming WV; Helen Palmer; age 23; born in Pageton, WV;
single; livin at Oceana, WV; daughter of John and India Palmer.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco WV; Posted Obit.
"Hellen Louise Palmer Sizemore, 83, of Wyoming, WV went home to be with the Lord on Saturday,
September 16, 2017 at her home. She was born on January 10, 1934 in Eckman, WV a daughter of the late
John and India Palmer. Hellen was a member of the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle. In addition to her parents
she is preceded in death by her loving husband James Henry Sizemore; brothers Charlie, Clark, Carl, Larence
and James Palmer; sons Jimmy and Damen Sizemore; granddaughter Carol Sue Olmos; sisters Rosie Cole,
Victoria Palmer, Bertha Parks and Lucile Combs; close friends James and Ellen Tiller and a host of others.
Survivors include her sons John Sizemore, Herman (Susan) Woods, Lawrence (Monica) Sizemore and
Raymond Sizemore; daughters Carol Barefield and Elizabeth Sizemore; daughter-in-law Donna Sizemore;
sisters Millie (Dave) Stafford and Leona Crowder; twenty-two grandchildren; twenty-two great
grandchildren; one great great grandchild; a close friend Becky Blackburn; many nieces, nephews and a host
of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, September 19, 2017
at the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle, Lillydale, WV with Rev. David Stafford officiating. She will be laid to rest
in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. ..."


James Conley "Pete" Rash

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"James Conley “Pete” Rash, 80, of Litwar, WV, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019, at his residence. Pete was born November 29, 1938 in Litwar, WV a son of the late Conley and Agnus Sisk Rash. He was a timber mill foreman. He was a devoted Christian and loved going to church, spending time with his family and working in his garden.

"In addition to his parents Pete was preceded in death by his wife, Verbal Rash; one sister, Ruby Fanning; one brother, Johnnie Rash and his special companion, Bell Bell.

"Survivors include three sons, Dereck Rash and wife Drema of Litwar, WV, Darin Rash of the home, and Davin Rash and wife Tonya of Harmony, NC; special granddaughter, Lakyen Rash of Litwar, WV; step grandchildren, Jessica Justice of Long Pole, WV, Summer Justice and Zachary Justice both of Harmony, NC; one sister, Margie McNew and husband Glen of Morgantown, WV; and one brother, Donnie Rash and wife Brenda of Morgantown, WV.

"Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday morning, October 9, 2019 at 11 o’clock with Pastor Ricky Ferrell officiating at the Lockhart Cemetery on Short Pole near Panther, WV, with burial to follow. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

" Friends may visit with the family Tuesday evening, October 8, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.

" Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the Rash family."


Sonny Lee Shamblin

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10292; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sonny Lee Shamblin; age 19; born in War, WV; single; carpenter; living in Tampa, FL; son of R.K. and
Clara (Cruey) Shamblin; married on 13 Apr 1959 in Lebanon, VA; Georgia Janet Christian; age 16;
born in Jolo, WV; single; living in Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Virgil and Ethel (Davis) Christian.


Georgia Janet Christian

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10292; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Sonny Lee Shamblin; age 19; born in War, WV; single; carpenter; living in Tampa, FL; son of R.K. and
Clara (Cruey) Shamblin; married on 13 Apr 1959 in Lebanon, VA; Georgia Janet Christian; age 16;
born in Jolo, WV; single; living in Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Virgil and Ethel (Davis) Christian.
2. Grundy Funeral Home, Grundy, VA; Posted Obit.
"JANET “GEORGIE” (CHRISTIAN) SHAMBLIN, 76 years of age of Bradshaw, WV, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the Welch Community Hospital. Born in Jolo, WV, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Ethel (Davis) Christian. She was a resident of Bradshaw, WV, and was of the Pentecostal Faith. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, teacher and a wonderful homemaker. She loved God, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Sonny Lee Shamblin in 1990; 1-Brother: James Christian; 2-Infant Brothers: Joseph and Ben; 3-Sisters: Gay Shamblin, Barbara Jenks and Reneda Crigger; 2-Infant Sisters: Elizabeth Cheyenne and Alli Marie.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her Daughter: Lexie Morgan Laconis (William “Ronnie” Sellers) Greensboro, GA; 4-Sons: Remly Lee Shamblin (Vicki Muncy) Tampa, FL, Bill Grayson Shamblin, Tampa, FL, Allan Grayson Shamblin (Andrea Shamblin), Springfield, MO, Jonathan Douglas Hollingsworth, Augusta, Ga; Grandchildren: Michael Shamblin, Nichole Shamblin, Sonny Tipton, Skylar Tatem (Chelsea Tatem), Cheyenne Tatem, Natalie Hollingsworth, Tiffany Muncy, E.J. Muncy; Great-Grandchildren: Hunter Shamblin, Alyssa Shamblin, Katherine Shamblin, Dustin DeMarco, Jason DeMarco; 1-Brother: Oral Virgil “Buddy” Christian, Bradshaw, WV.

"Also, survived by many nieces and nephews.

"Visitation for JANET “GEORGIE” (CHRISTIAN) SHAMBLIN will be conducted Sunday, September 22, 2019 at the Jesus Church of Bartley with Pete Woods officiating. Janet will be joining her husband Sonny Shamblin in Lakeland, FL.

"Friends may call at the Jesus Church of Bartley Sunday evening at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

"Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of JANET “GEORGIE” (CHRISTIAN) SHAMBLIN. "


James Donald Christian

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #72 048200; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Donald Christian; age 26; born 13 Feb 13 1946 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at General Delivery, Bradshaw, WV; son of Virgil and Ethel Marie (Davis) Christian;
married on 15 Nov 1972 in Buchanan Co, VA; Linda Carol Hatfield; age 18; born 14 Sep 1954 in WV;
single; this is her 1st marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Box 124, Avondale, WV; daughter of
Andrew Toler and Sylvia (Addair) Hatfield.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #76-034606; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Donald Christian; age 30; born 13 Feb 13 1946 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
HS education; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Virgil and Ethel Marie (Davis) Christian; married on 11
Aug1976 in Grundy, VA; Linda Carol Christian; maiden name Hatfield; age 21; born 14 Sep 1954 in
WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at General Delivery, Bradshaw, WV;
daughter of Andrew Toler and Sylvia (Addair) Hatfield.


Linda Carol Hatfield

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #72 048200; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Donald Christian; age 26; born 13 Feb 13 1946 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Virgil and Ethel Marie (Davis) Christian; married on 15 Nov
1972 in Buchanan Co, VA; Linda Carol Hatfield; age 18; born 14 Sep 1954 in WV; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Box 124, Avondale, WV; daughter of Andrew Toler and Sylvia
(Addair) Hatfield.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #76-034606; Ancestry.com Web Site.
James Donald Christian; age 30; born 13 Feb 13 1946 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 4 yrs
HS education; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Virgil and Ethel Marie (Davis) Christian; married on 11
Aug1976 in Grundy, VA; Linda Carol Christian; maiden name Hatfield; age 21; born 14 Sep 1954 in
WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at General Delivery, Bradshaw, WV;
daughter of Andrew Toler and Sylvia (Addair) Hatfield.


Cecil "Pete" Crigger

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #24340; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cecil Crigger; age 23; born and living in Avondale, WV; single; miner; son of Willie and Bessie
(Pennington) Crigger; married on 6 Aug 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Reneda Christian; age 22; born in
Rockridge, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Vergil and Ethel (Davis) Christian.


Reneda Christian

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #24340; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cecil Crigger; age 23; born and living in Avondale, WV; single; miner; son of Willie and Bessie
(Pennington) Crigger; married on 6 Aug 1958 in Lebanon, VA; Reneda Christian; age 22; born in
Rockridge, WV; single; living at Bradshaw, WV; daughter of Vergil and Ethel (Davis) Christian.


Junior Matt May

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10128; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior Matt May; age 25; born in Belfra (sic, Belfry), KY; divorced; one previous marriage; miner;living
at Bradshaw, WV; son of Bexel and Pricy (Ball) May; married on 12 Apr 1954 in Russell Co, VA;
Gaynell Wilda Christian; age 17; born in Grundy, VA; single; living in Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
Virgie (sic, Virgil) and Ethel (Davis) Christian.


Gaynell Wilda Christian

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10128; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Junior Matt May; age 25; born in Belfra (sic, Belfry), KY; divorced; one previous marriage; miner;living
at Bradshaw, WV; son of Bexel and Pricy (Ball) May; married on 12 Apr 1954 in Russell Co, VA;
Gaynell Wilda Christian; age 17; born in Grundy, VA; single; living in Bradshaw, WV; daughter of
Virgie (sic, Virgil) and Ethel (Davis) Christian.