McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Kenneth Berlin Thomas

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1963); Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth B. Thomas; age 33; born 2 Jul 1930 in Comfort, WV; living at Seth, WV; son of
William and Ethel Thomas; married on 13 Jul 1963 at Comfort, WV; Monzella Price;
age 29; born 3 Mar 1934 at Bald Knob, WV; single; living at Seth, WV; daughter of
Pete and Myrtle Price.


Monzella Price

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1963); Page 226; WV Archives Web Site.
Kenneth B. Thomas; age 33; born 2 Jul 1930 in Comfort, WV; living at Seth, WV; son of
William and Ethel Thomas; married on 13 Jul 1963 at Comfort, WV; Monzella Price;
age 29; born 3 Mar 1934 at Bald Knob, WV; single; living at Seth, WV; daughter of
Pete and Myrtle Price.


Lisa Robin Thomas

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lisa Robin Thomas Massey, 52, of Bald Knob, WV passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday,
June 29, 2017. She was born on March 3, 1965 in Charleston, WV a daughter of and Kennith "Berlin"
Thomas of Bald Knob the late Monzella Price Thomas. She will always be a Bright Shining Memory in all of
the Hearts of countless Family & Friends who will never forget her and carry her memory on for a lifetime.
"Mom, you will most certainly leave a large irreplaceable void in all of our hearts and lives that you sadly
leave behind"... until the day we, "See You Again!" Lisa was preceded in death by her Mother, Monzella
Price Thomas on October 24, 2001; her Grandson, Brayden Kenneth James Fraley on May 3, 2010; her
Nephew, Herbert Ray "Herby' Price on April 24, 2012; and her Sister, April Dawn Thomas Pickreign on
August 15, 2013. Lisa now follows to "Go Rest High On That Mountain" with these loved ones as well as
many other Family & Friends who will greet her with open arms... Those left behind to carry on her Memory
are her Father, Kennith "Berlin" Thomas of Bald Knob, WV; two sons, Thomas "Anthony" and Stephanie
Lynn Jones of Shady Spring, WV & Harley "JR" Fraley of Beckley, WV; two brothers, Marlon Thomas of
Drawdy, WV and Herb and Debbie Price of Bald Knob, WV; two sister, Gale and Kenneth Gibson of Bald
Knob, WV and Pamela and Jackie Hartman of Madison, WV; as well as 6 Grandchildren, four Nieces, and
three Nephews. Lisa also leaves behind her Partner and Companion of five years, Steve Massey of
Greenwood, WV whom she spent the large majority of her time and most recent years with whom she also
loved dearly. Lisa will be greatly missed by all of her family, friends, & all that ever knew her... By
"Amazing Grace, Her Chains Are Gone, She's Been Set Free!" Funeral Services will be held at 2PM on
Monday, July 3, 2017 at the Bald Knob United Methodist Church, Bald Knob, WV with Rev. Debbie Price
officiating. Burial will follow the services in the Jasper Workman Cemetery, Bald Knob, WV. ..."


Mary Joan Whyte

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Tuesday, May 7, 2013; Newspaper Obit.
"ATHENS — Mary Joan Blackburn, age 80, of Athens, W.Va., formerly of Welch, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 5, 2013 following a long illness at Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, W.Va. Born May 23, 1932, in Welch, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late William Watson and Mary Clark Whyte.

"She was an X-ray Technician at Stevens Clinic Hospital in Welch for over 20 years. She had an unwavering faith in God, was active in her church and a loving mother and wife. She had a tender heart for animals, especially her faithful pet, Mocha.

"Joan is preceded in death by her husband of 42 happy years, Douglas Blackburn, her daughter, Barbara Blackburn Church and son, John David Arkell.

"Joan will be sadly missed by her children, William Doug Blackburn II and wife Sharon, Robert Blackburn and wife Susie, William R. Arkell and wife Tonya, Carol Gray and husband Larry, Andrew Arkell and wife Kailen and Mary Goebel and husband Herb, as well as her sixteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted today (Tuesday), May 7, 2013 at 12 noon from the Woodlawn Memorial Park, Mausoleum Chapel in Bluewell, W.Va. with Father Paul Manickathan and the Reverend Diane Hall, officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell. ..."


Randall J. Osborne

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Randall Osborne
Titles and Terms (Original) JR
Also Known As Randell Osborne
2nd Also Known As Name Randall J Osborne
3rd Also Known As Name Randall Sr Osborne
Residence Date 21 Jul 2005-05 Dec 2008
Residence Place Beckley, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 17 Dec 1956
Address Beckley, West Virginia 25802
Address Date 21 Jul 2005-05 Dec 2008
2nd Address Cyclone, West Virginia 24827
2nd Address Date 01 Jan 1998
3rd Address Oceana, West Virginia 24870
3rd Address Date 01 Jun 1989
Record Number 171345129"


Deloris Duffy

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"ame Deloris Duffy Osborne
Also Known As Delores Osbourne
Residence Date 16 Feb 2003
Residence Place Beckley, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 11 Aug 1958
Address Beckley, West Virginia 25801
Address Date 16 Feb 2003
2nd Address Oceana, West Virginia 24870
2nd Address Date 01 Aug 1993-01 Apr 2004
3rd Address Cyclone, West Virginia 24827
3rd Address Date 01 Jan 1985-13 Nov 2000
Record Number 171305734"


Rodney Steven Osborne

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Rodney Steven Osborne, 32, of Artie, WV formerly of Cyclone, WV passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017
after a fatal coal mining accident. He was born on January 16, 1985 in Logan, WV a son of Randall and
Deloris Duffy Osborne of Glen Morgan. Rodney was a member of the UMWA. He is preceded in death by a
son Jacob Allen Koone, grandparents Elsie and Owen Duffy and Christine and Sester Osborne; two uncles
John Duffy and Ross Osborne; two aunts Peggy Osborne and Betty Gibson; three cousins Michael Duffy,
Jeremy Gibson and Keith Duffy. In addition to his parents survivors include his loving wife Julie May Lasley
Osborne; a son Evan Franklin Koone; two brothers Little Randall Osborne, Jr. and Toby Osborne both of Glen
Morgan; three uncles Owen (Betty) Duffy, David (Coretta) Osborne and Harvey Osborne of Cyclone all of
Cyclone; three aunts Frankie (Gene) Blankenship, Ethel (Bo) Watts, Delmma (Gary) Paynter all of Cyclone;
three special cousins Pooh Bear, P Joe, Eva Duffy and Mary Jean Adkins; and a host of other loving family
and friends. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the White Oak Advent
Christian Church, Artie, WV with Bro. Roger Toney officiating. He will be laid to rest in Lasley Family
Cemetery, Artie, WV.


Sharon Ann Switch

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Sharon Ann Blackburn, of Richmond, VA died on June 24, 2017 at her residence. Born November 22, 1950, she was the daughter of Harry and Anna Hornick Switch of Welch, WV and the sister of Cathy Cook, Barbara Baker, and Judy Inscore, “the Sisterhood”.Sharon was a graduate of the Class of 1968 at Welch High School where she met her future husband as they began the ninth grade. Shortly after graduation she married her childhood sweet heart and “only love”, Doug Blackburn. Easter 2017 marked 53 years since they first went to see a Walt Disney Movie, held hands, and committed to spend their life together.Sharon was a great Mother to a son, Doug III and daughter Kelly Charles. She was a proud and doting Grand Mother to Keisha Charles Jones, Tori Charles, and Brittany Charles. She was a beaming Great Grand Mother to Lilly Jones. She was so happy to spend a week with the “Peaches” cruising to Atlantis in the Bahamas in early June.After marriage Sharon and Doug moved to Morgantown, WV for college. As the President of the Dames Club, spouses of students, she earned her PhT degree for “putting hubby through”. After college, they moved to Beckley, WV to raise their family. After Kelly began grade school, Sharon completed her Nursing degree. In 1986, Sharon and family moved to Belmont, MA where Sharon trained as an RN at Mt. Auburn Hospital, a Harvard Teaching Hospital and at Mc Lean, Harvard’s world class Psychiatric Hospital. In January 1990, Sharon, Doug, and Kelly moved to Lexington, KY where Sharon became the Director of Admissions of the Claremont, Kentucky’s first assisted living community.In July 1999, Sharon and Doug moved to Richmond, VA with their fourth Australian Terrier, Ridge. Sharon loved to read and travel. She visited most of the US States, as well as the Eastern Caribbean, Australia, and Bali.Sharon leaves Doug, “her dear companion”, her fifth Australian Terrier, Mattie, her son Doug, daughter Kelly, Son-in-Law Mitchell Charles, three granddaughters, Keisha and husband Tyler Jones, Tori, Brittany, and a great grand-daughter Lilly to love and laugh at the memory of their “Memaw”. Sharon reunites with her four Austalian Terriers: Brandy, Meg, Kylie, and Ridge at the “Rainbow Bridge” for a wonderful reunion.Friends may call, Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 6 P.M. TO 8 P.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch, WV, and one hour prior to the service at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Gary, WV.A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Gary, WV Friday, June 30, 2017 at 12 Noon, with Father Tony Lacson Celebrant. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, WV..."


William Miller

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 491; WV Archives Web Site.
William Willer; age 20; born and living at Roderfield, WV; single; married on 30 Apr 1943 at
Welch, WV; Venia Sutphin; age 18; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of
Judge of Circuit Court, Beulah Mirabile, guardian of William Miller and Z.T. Sutphin, father of
Venia Sutphin.


Venia E. Sutphin

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 164A;
Image 5 of 22; Family #42/45.
Listed as Venie E. Sutphin; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Zack Sutphin.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 491; WV Archives Web Site.
William Willer; age 20; born and living at Roderfield, WV; single; married on 30 Apr 1943 at
Welch, WV; Venia Sutphin; age 18; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single; with consent of
Judge of Circuit Court, Beulah Mirabile, guardian of William Miller and Z.T. Sutphin, father of
Venia Sutphin.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Venia Miller, 92, of Gary, WV, formerly of Iaeger, WV, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in the McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gary, WV. Venia was born January 8, 1925, in Iaeger, WV, a daughter of the late Zack and Effie Beavers Sutphin. She was a store clerk and the last surviving member of her original family. In addition to her parents, Zack and Effie Sutphin, Venia was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Miller; three sons, Randall Miller, William “Mike” Miller, and James Miller; five brothers, Woodrow “Woody”, Elmo, Jack, Richard “Buddy” and Curtis “Pete” Sutphin; and one sister, Della McGlothen. Survivors include four grandchildren, Bryan Miller and wife Lisha of Bluefield, VA, Heather Scipio and husband Andrew of Charleston, WV; Scott Miller and wife Heidi and Kristy Miller all of Charlotte, NC; and six great grandchildren, Zeke, Nicholas, Emma, Aidan, Jacob, and Emily. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 1 o’clock with Pastor John G. Pennington officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield, WV. ..."


Carol Ann Gillespie

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Carol A Arrant
Residence Date 01 Oct 1998
Residence Place Big Sandy, West Virginia, United States
Address Big Sandy, West Virginia 24816
Record Number 557202942"
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Carol A Arrant
Residence Date 01 Oct 1998
Residence Place Hensley, West Virginia, United States
Address Hensley, West Virginia 24843
Record Number 557219846"
3. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Carol A Arrant
Address: 2183 Laurel Branch Rd NW, Floyd, VA, 24091-3206 (1995)"
4. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Carol A Arrant
Also Known As Carol G Arrant
2nd Also Known As Name Carol A Arrnat
Residence Date 14 Oct 2004
Residence Place Christiansburg, Virginia, United States
Birth Date 20 Dec 1945
Address Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
Address Date 14 Oct 2004
2nd Address Hensley, West Virginia 24843
2nd Address Date 31 Dec 1996
3rd Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
3rd Address Date 01 May 1995
Record Number 303668075"