McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Familie and Individuals

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Starling Michelle Bryson

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Starling Michelle Keith, 55, of Thorpe, WV, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 at McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation in Gary WV. Born May 27, 1965 in Welch WV, she was the daughter of the late Doug and Betty Jo Molnar Bryson.She was a resident of Thorpe for the last 6 years. She was of the Baptist faith.She was preceded in death by her Parents.Survivors include, two daughters, Maria Manning of Thorpe WV, Destiny Manning of Hollywood, FL, three sons, Rodney Ramsey of McLeansville, N.C. , Christopher Ramsey of Thorpe, WV, Ryan Ally of China Grove, N.C., one aunt Judy Chapman and husband Bill of Thorpe, WV, one uncle Joe Molnar and wife Donna of S.C., nine Grandchildren.In keeping with her wishes, the body has been cremated; there will be no services.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.comFanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Keith family."


Earl Murphy

1. Virginia, Birth Records, 1912-2014, Delayed Birth Records, 1854-1911; Haysi, Dickenson Co, VA;
Record #4994; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earl Murphy; born 14 Jan 1911 in Buchanan Co, VA; 5th child of Boyd and Victoria McGlothlin)
Murphy who were maiired 2 Jan 1900 in Buchanan Co, VA.
2. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
Race: White
Age: 29
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1911
Residence Place: Splashdam, Dickenson, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 1940
Employer: Splashdam Coal Corporation
Weight: 150
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 11
Next of Kin: Boyd Murphy
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Earl Murphy Self (Head)
Boyd Murphy Father"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 31; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Fort Bragg, NC; was issued a license to
marry on 5 Aug1942; Juanita Miller; age 21 (sic, 17); born at Capels, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
(No return by minister. Apparently they did not marry because she was under age)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; single; living in VA; married on 16 mar 1943 at Welch, WV;
Juanita Miller; age 18; born at Caples, WV; single; living at Junior Poca, WV; with consent of Lillie
Murphy; mother of Juanita Miller; application signed by Pvt. Earl Murphy.
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
SSN: 236-10-4557
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Jan 1911
Last Benefit: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: May 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
Gender: Male
Death Date: 21 May 1977
SSN: 236104557
Enlistment Date 1: 19 Jan 1942
Release Date 1: 26 Nov 1945"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earl Murphy
SSN: 236-10-4557
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Jan 1911
Last Benefit: 24801, Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia, United States of America
Died: May 1977
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Margaret Juanita Miller

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Caretta; State Highway 66; taken on 15 Apr 1930;
Page 50A; Image 41 of 91; Family #181/182.
Listed as Juanita Miller; age 5; born in WV; in household of mother, Lilly Miller.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Jr Poca; E.D. 24-40; taken on 24 Apr 1940;
Page 795A; Image 29 of 36; Household #182.
Listed as Juanita Miller; age 15; born in WV; 7th grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co, WV
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Estle Murphy, with mother.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1942); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 31; born in Grundy, VA; single; living at Fort Bragg, NC; was issued a license to marry on 5 Aug
1942; Juanita Miller; age 21 (sic, 17); born at Capels, WV; single; living at Welch, WV.
(No return by minister. Apparently they did not marry because she was under age)
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 395; WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Murphy; age 32; born in Grundy, VA; single; living in VA; married on 16 mar 1943 at Welch, WV; Juanita
Miller; age 18; born at Caples, WV; single; living at Junior Poca, WV; with consent of Lillie Murphy; mother of
Juanita Miller; application signed by Pvt. Earl Murphy.
5. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Juanita Murphy
Also Known As Margaret J Murphy
Residence Date 01 Oct 1998
Residence Place Welch, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 12 Oct 1924
Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
Address Date 01 Oct 1998
2nd Address Welch, West Virginia 24801
2nd Address Date 01 Jul 1992-05 Dec 2008
Record Number 171289741"


Evans Barton

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 166-167; "Evans and Alice Robinette Barton" article; submitted by
Brenda Barton, RT 1, Box 185, Vallscreek, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Evans Barton; age 28; born in Davenport, VA; single; living at Newhall, WV; married on 18 Nov 1950
in Welch, WV; Alice Robinette; age 19; born in Panther, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; with consent
of Lawrence Robinette; father of Alice Robinette.


Alice Robinette

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Vitginia, 1858-1999"; Volume II; by Geneva Steele, Sandra
Long and Tom Hatcher; Page 166-167; "Evans and Alice Robinette Barton" article; submitted by
Brenda Barton, RT 1, Box 185, Vallscreek, WV.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 367; WV Archives Web Site.
Evans Barton; age 28; born in Davenport, VA; single; living at Newhall, WV; married on 18 Nov 1950
in Welch, WV; Alice Robinette; age 19; born in Panther, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; with consent
of Lawrence Robinette; father of Alice Robinette.


Edward Kelly Addison Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt; taken 5 Apr 1930; Page 152A; Image 5 of
36; Family #61/72.
Listed as Junior Addison; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Edward K. Addison.
2. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edward Kelly Addison
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1923
Birth Place: Jenkinjones, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Jonesville, Union, South Carolina, USA
Registration Date: 27 Mar 1944
Registration Place: Jonesville, Jonesville, South Carolina, USA
Weight: 152
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: Estella Addison
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Edward Kelly Addison Self (Head)"
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 292; WV Archives Website.
Edward K. Addison, Jr; age 22; born in Jenkinjones, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; was issued a
license to marry on 9 Jun 1944 in McDowell Co, WV; Glora Talmage Hamm; age 21; born in
Eckman, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; no return by a minister. (Written across page "Voided, Girl
is 17").
4. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #29879; Ancestry.com Website.
Edward Kelley Addison, Jr; age 27; born in Jenkinjones, WV; single; no previous marriage; coal
miner; living at Falls Mills, VA; son of Edward Kelley and Viola Estelle (Robertson) Addison, Sr;
married on 4 Oct 1950 in Tazewell, VA; Larraine Harrott Wimmer; age 24; born and living in Falls
Mills, VA; single; nurse; no previous marriage; daughter of Robert Johnson and Sally Elizabeth
(Davidson) Wimmer.
4. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edward K Addison Jr
Race: White
Marital status: Single, without dependents (Single)
Rank: Private
Birth Year: 1923
Nativity State or Country: West Virginia
Citizenship: Citizen
Education: Grammar school
Enlistment Date: 31 Oct 1941
Enlistment Place: Fort Thomas Newport, Kentucky
Service Number: 15068420
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Height: 68
Weight: 137"
5. World War II Hospital Admission Card Files, 1942-1954; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edward K Addison
Gender: Male
Race: White/Mexican (White)
Rank: Enlisted Man
Admission Age: 18
Birth Date: abt 1924
Birth Place: West Virginia
Admission Date: Aug 1942
Admission Place: Brookley Fld., Mobile, Alabama
Discharge Date: Aug 1942
Military Branch: Artillery
Military Unit: 106
Diagnosis: Diagnosis: Otitis media, chronic; QualifyingTerm: Chronic supperative or purulent; Location: Right; Diagnosis: Relaxed ligament of joint
Injured in Line of Duty: Not in Line of Duty, existed prior to entry into service
Type of Discharge: Duty (returned to)
Length of service: 11
Service Number: 15068420"
6. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Edward Addison
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1923
Death Date: 18 Sep 1979
SSN: 234326402
Enlistment Date 1: 31 Oct 1941
Release Date 1: 23 Mar 1944"


Glora Talmage Hamm

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1944); Page 292; WV Archives Website.
Edward K. Addison, Jr; age 22; born in Jenkinjones, WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; was issued a
license to marry on 9 Jun 1944 in McDowell Co, WV; Glora Talmage Hamm; age 21; born in Eckman,
WV; single; living at Anawalt, WV; no return by a minister. (Written across page "Voided, Girl is 17").


Bilton Lee Kennedy

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; "Bilton Lee Kennedy" Article;
Page 182; submitted by Sandra Kennedy, PO Box 146, Avondale, WV; 24811.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 046201; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Bilton Lee Kennedy; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; machinist for
Westingouse; living at Beartown, WV; son of Daniel Boone and Ella Mae (Kelly) Kennedy; married
on 23 Dec 1967 in Buchanan Co, VA; Janice Peggy Walker; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
no previous marriage; waitress for Palace Cafe; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Jerry and Pauline
Marie (Murphy) Walker.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-006183; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bilton L. Kennedy; age 29; born 12 Feb 1947 in Wharncliff, WV; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage;
2 yrs HS education; living in Beartown, WV; son of Boone and Ella M. (Kelly) Kennedy; married on
23 Dec 1967 in Lebanon, VA; Sandra Kaye Blizzard; age 18; born 25 Apr 1957 in Welch, WV; single;
this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs high school education; living in Anawalt, WV; daughter of Floyd and
Betty L. (Presley) Blizzard.


Janice Peggy Walker

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #67 046201; Ancestry,com Web Site.
Bilton Lee Kennedy; age 21; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; no previous marriage; machinist for
Westingouse; living at Beartown, WV; son of Daniel Boone and Ella Mae (Kelly) Kennedy; married
on 23 Dec 1967 in Buchanan Co, VA; Janice Peggy Walker; age 17; born in McDowell Co, WV; single;
no previous marriage; waitress for Palace Cafe; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Jerry and Pauline
Marie (Murphy) Walker.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #76-006183; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Bilton L. Kennedy; age 29; born 12 Feb 1947 in Wharncliff, WV; widowed; this is his 2nd marriage;
2 yrs HS education; living in beartown, WV; son of Boone and Ella M. (Kelly) Kennedy; married on
23 Dec 1967 in Lebanon, VA; Sandra Kaye Blizzard; age 18; born 25 Apr 1957 in Welch, WV; single;
this is her 1st marriage; 4 yrs high school education; living in Anawalt, WV; daughter of Floyd and
Betty L. (Presley) Blizzard.


John Ray Lester

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Barbara and John Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Barbara Hawks
Lester, Box 251, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: John R Lester [Jonathan R Lester]
Birth Date: Aug 1965
Residence Date: 2005-2020
Address: 920 J Frank Taylor Rd
Residence: Cedar Bluff, Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24609
Second Residence Date: 2002-2004
Second Address: 9431 Chelshea Ln
Second Residence:
Second Postal Code: 24202
Third Residence Date: 1999-2016
Third Address: Po Box 151
Third Residence: Paynesville, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 24873
Fourth Residence Date: 2004-2005
Fourth Address: Po Box 573
Fourth Residence: Pounding Mill, Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24637 "
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Homer and Macie Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Barbara Hawks
Lester, Box 251, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Barbara Jean Hawks

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom Hatcher
and Sandra Long; "Edward George and Maggie E. Caudill"; article; Page 117; submitted by Joyce
Hawks, HC 61, Box 24, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Barbara and John Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Barbara Hawks
Lester, Box 251, Paynesville, WV 24873.
3. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Barbara J Lester
Birth Date: Mar 1969
Residence Date: 2005-2020
Address: 920 J Frank Taylor Rd
Residence: Cedar Bluff, Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24609
Second Residence Date: 2002-2007
Second Address: 9431 Chelshea Ln
Second Residence:
Second Postal Code: 24202
Third Residence Date: 2004-2005
Third Address: Po Box 573
Third Residence: Pounding Mill, Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 24637
Fourth Residence Date: 1997-2002
Fourth Address: Po Box 151
Fourth Residence: Paynesville, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24873"
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Homer and Macie Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Barbara Hawks
Lester, Box 251, Paynesville, WV 24873.


William Homer Lester Jr

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Barbara and John Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Barbara Hawks Lester,
Box 251, Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Homer and Macie Lester"; Article; Page 209; submitted by Barbara Hawks
Lester, Box 251, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Jonathan Ray Lester

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Jonathan Ray Lester of Tazewell, VA, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

"Jonathan was born May 13, 1999 in Richlands, VA, a son of John R Lester and Barbara Hawks Lester. He was an EMT and loved his job.

"Jonathan was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Homer and Macie Lester and his maternal grandfather, William Hawks.

"Survivors include his father, John R. Lester of Cedar Bluff, VA; his mother, Barbara Hawks Lester of Cedar Bluff, VA; one brother, William Lester of Cedar Bluff and one sister Brittney Nicole Lester also of Cedar Bluff; his girlfriend Corenna Asbury of Tazewell, VA; maternal grandmother, Joyce Hawks of Paynesville, WV; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

" Funeral services will be conducted Monday, September 21, 2020 at 12 o’clock with Elder Jerry Stacy and Elder Freddy Vance officiating at the Followers of Christ Church in Paynesville, WV. Burial will follow in the Preston Mullins Cemetery on Baker Fork near Paynesville, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

" Friends may visit with the family Sunday evening, September 20, 2020 after 6 p.m. at the Followers of Christ church at Paynesville, WV, with evening services at 7 p.m.

"Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced.

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

"Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com"