McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Roger Pettry

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Roger Pettry, 74, of Ravencliff, WV went home to be with Jesus on Friday November 9, 2018 at his home.
He was born on June 17, 1944 in Charleston, WV a son of the late James and Pansy Crank Pettry. Mr. Pettry
was of the Baptist faith and worked for the DOH. He loved fishing, hunting, and working on cars. He will be
sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving
wife of 55 years Jewell Maxine "Judy" Pettry; a daughter Patricia Kay Tilley; a granddaughter Mary
Wesley; and three great grandchildren Kimberly Wesley, Jordan Sizemore and Alexis Sizemore. Those left
to mourn his loss are his daughters Sheryl Wesley (Timmy Tilley) of Jesse, Rosina Faye Workman (Randy
Adkins) of Stokesdale, NC, Geraldine Pettry who resided at home, Cathy (Bernard) Brooks of Sabine,
Thelma (Jackie) Sizemore, Pansy Pettry (Greg Fortner), Linda (Jimmy) McMillion and Melissa (Chris) Greer
all of Ravencliff; 24 grandchildren Sandy (Glenn) Pulliam, Randy (Ashley) Tilley, Michele (Morris) Hulgan,
Errt Tilley, Valeria SHumate, Dan Wesley, Drema (Jerry) Wilkey, Stephanie (Justin) Ferguson, Adam Pettry,
Romona Pettry, Preston (Breanna) Brooks, Jennifer Brooks (Jeff), Christopher Brooks (Mindy), Jackie
Ryan (Amber) Sizemore, Justin (Joni) Sizemore, Jacob (Caitlin) Sizemore, Tiffany (Justin) Mullins, Lesley
(Jared) Fullam, Kendra McMillion, Dashaun McMillion, Elijah McMillion, Chelsea Greer, Isabella Greer and
Logan Greer; a special nephew who he raised as his own, Roy Carrington; and a many great grandchildren
and great great grandchildren; a special brother who helped take care of him Posey Pettry; two other
brothers Arthur Pettry and James Pettry; a sister Opal (David) Brown; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Monday November 12th at the Pine Grove Missionary
Baptist Church, Ravencliff, WV with Rev. DeWayne Hurd and Rev. Bernard Brooks officiating. He will be
laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family from Noon until
time of services on Monday November 12th at the church. Pallbearers will be Dallas Stacy, Steven Tilley,
Jared Fullam, Chris Tilley, J.R. Tilley and grandsons. Special thanks to Hospice of Southern WV and J.D.
Shorter. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV"


Harvey Estep

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1901); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Estep; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living in Panther, WV; son of William
and Elizabeth; married on 6 Jun 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; Siller Lester; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Nancy.


Priscilla "Siller" Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1901); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Estep; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living in Panther, WV; son of William
and Elizabeth; married on 6 Jun 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; Siller Lester; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Nancy.
2.1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 7 May 1910; Page 75B;
Image 22 of 28; Family #171/172.
Listed a Priscillar Estep; age 26; born in WV; widow (sic?); 3 children; all living; farmer; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken 11 Feb 1920; Page 231A;
Image 9 of 16; Family #305/307.
Listed as Siller Estep; age 32; born in WV; widow; farmer; head of household.
4. 1930 Census. McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw-Paynesville Road; taken 25 Apr
1930; Page 216B; Image 31 of 42; Family #254/255.
Listed as Siller Estep; age 47; born in WV; widow; farmer; head of household.


Ira Estep

1.1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 7 May 1910; Page 75B;
Image 22 of 28; Family #171/172.
Listed a Ira Estep; age 4; born in WV; in household of mother, Priscilla Estep.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken 11 Feb 1920; Page 231A;
Image 9 of 16; Family #305/307.
Listed as Ira Estep; age 14; born in WV; in household of mother, Priscilla Estep.


Benny Marvin Lester

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #88-037865; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Benny Marvin Lester; age 29; born 15 Mar 1959 in WV; divorced; this was his 2ns marriage; first
marriage ended in Jun 1978; 6th grade education; living at PO Box 103, Hensley, WV; son of Loris
Junior and Lodema (Jones0 Lester; married on 1 Jul 1988 in Tazewell, VA; Betty Jean Roberts,
maiden name Lockley; age 30; born 26 Nov 1957 in FL; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 14 Jun 1984; 11th grade education; living at PO Box 103, Hensley, WV; daughter
of John Henry and Mary Agnes (Glisson) Lockley.


Betty Jean Lockley

1. Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License #88-037865; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Benny Marvin Lester; age 29; born 15 Mar 1959 in WV; divorced; this was his 2ns marriage; first
marriage ended in Jun 1978; 6th grade education; living at PO Box 103, Hensley, WV; son of Loris
Junior and Lodema (Jones0 Lester; married on 1 Jul 1988 in Tazewell, VA; Betty Jean Roberts,
maiden name Lockley; age 30; born 26 Nov 1957 in FL; divorced; this was her 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 14 Jun 1984; 11th grade education; living at PO Box 103, Hensley, WV; daughter
of John Henry and Mary Agnes (Glisson) Lockley.


Frank A. Altizer

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Big Creek District, Susanna, taken in May 1910, Page 184A,
Family #154.
Listed as Frank A. Altizer, age 1 yr, 2 months, born in WV, in household of father, Henry Lee Altizer.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1934); Page 33; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Altizer; age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Warriormine, WV; son of
Lee and Patty; was issued a licence to marry on 22 Sep 1934 in McDowell Co, WV; Hazel Barnett;
age 21; born in Tazewell Co, VA; single; living at Warriormine, WV; daugher of Harvie and Myrtie;
no return by a minister. (Dought marriage took place).
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Alitzer; age 24; boen in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Warriormine, WV; son of
Lee and Pattie; married on 25 Nov 1935 at War, WV; Okey White; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at War, WV; daughter of Ella and Dan.


Okey Mae White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1935); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
Frank Alitzer; age 24; boen in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Warriormine, WV; son of
Lee and Pattie; married on 25 Nov 1935 at War, WV; Okey White; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; living at War, WV; daughter of Ella and Dan.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Okey Mae Wallace
Birth 12 Mar 1923
Death 1 Mar 1957 (aged 33)
Burial
Noah Stewart Cemetery
Buchanan County, Virginia"


William Mullins

1. 1880 Census, Buchanan Co, VA, Grundy District, taken on 5 Jun 1880, page 352A, Family #23.
Listed as William Mullins, age 12, born in VA,in household of father, Preston Mullins.
2. "Marriage Records of McDowell Co, WV", page 23.
Marriage Record, Book 1, 1865-1896, page 114.
William Mullins, age 21, born in Buchanan Co, VA, son of William (written in
Preston) and Rebecca Mullins, married on 29 Jul 1885 Almeda Blankenship, age
21, born in Buchanan Co, VA, daughter of Daniel and Louisa Blankenship.
3. 1930 Census. McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw-Paynesville Road; taken 25 Apr
1930; Page 216B; Image 31 of 42; Family #254/255.
Listed as William Mullins; age 65; born in WV; single; roomer; farm laborer; in household of spouse,
Priscilla Lester.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #16128; WV Archives Web Site.
William Mullins; age 85; born 5 Mar 1864 in Paynesville, WV (sic, Buchanan Co, VA); married; farmer;
living at Paynesville, WV; son of Preston and Beckie (Blankenship) Mullins; died 5 Jul 1949 at
Paynesville, WV; due to heart disease; coronary thrombosis; diabetes mellitus; buried 8 Jul 1949 at
Paynesville, WV; informant, Mrs. Patty Payne.


Priscilla "Siller" Lester

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1901); Page 481; WV Archives Web Site.
Harvey Estep; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living in Panther, WV; son of William
and Elizabeth; married on 6 Jun 1901 in McDowell Co, WV; Siller Lester; age 22; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Thomas and Nancy.
2.1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 7 May 1910; Page 75B;
Image 22 of 28; Family #171/172.
Listed a Priscillar Estep; age 26; born in WV; widow (sic?); 3 children; all living; farmer; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken 11 Feb 1920; Page 231A;
Image 9 of 16; Family #305/307.
Listed as Siller Estep; age 32; born in WV; widow; farmer; head of household.
4. 1930 Census. McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw-Paynesville Road; taken 25 Apr
1930; Page 216B; Image 31 of 42; Family #254/255.
Listed as Siller Estep; age 47; born in WV; widow; farmer; head of household.


Robert Estep

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken 11 Feb 1920; Page 231A;
Image 9 of 16; Family #305/307.
Listed as Robert Estep; age 8; born in WV; in household of mother, Priscilla Estep.


Matthew Stacy

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken on 7 May 1910; Page 75B;
Image 22 of 28; Family #178/179.
Listed as Mathew Stacey; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Daniel Stacy.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken on 11/12___ 1920; Page
231B; Image 10 of 16; Family #312/314.
Listed as Mathew Stacy; age 13; born in VA; in household of mother, Rebecca Mullins Stacy.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shranda Hicks Brewer; 9 Aug 2013.
" Matthew Stacy
Birth 6 Apr 1906
West Virginia, USA
Death 23 Jul 1962 (aged 56)
Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Dan Stacy Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 115178283"


Alice Estep

1.1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Bradshaw; taken 7 May 1910; Page 75B;
Image 22 of 28; Family #171/172.
Listed a Alice Estep; age 5; born in WV; in household of mother, Priscilla Estep.
2. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Paynesville; taken 11 Feb 1920; Page 231A;
Image 9 of 16; Family #305/307.
Listed as Alice Estep; age 17; born in WV; in household of mother, Priscilla Estep.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'58 013474; WV Archives Web Site.
Alice Stacey; age 52; born ____; married; housewife; living in Paynesville, WV; daughter of Harve and
Siller (Lester) Estep; died 26 Sep 1958 in Grace Hospital, Welch, WV; due to acute necrotizing
pancreatitis with cholecitiasis; buried 28 Sep 1958 in Dan Stacy Cemetery, Paynesville, WV.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Shranda Hicks Brewer; 9 Aug 2013.
" Alice Estep Stacy
Birth 10 May 1902
Death 26 Sep 1958 (aged 56)
Burial
Dan Stacy Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 115178700"


Willard H. King

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; "Debroah Tincher King Family";
Article; Page 185; submitted by Eula King, Box 253, War, WV 24892.


Eula Gaye Taylor

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; "Taylor - King"; Article; Page 185;
submitted by Eula King, Box 253, War, WV 24892.
2. "Princeton Times"; Princeton, WV; Friday, 12 Jan 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"WAR -- Eula Gaye King, 83, of War passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007 at her home.
Born May 7, 1923 in Davenport, Va., she was the daughter of the late Kindrick Taylor and Bertha Grizzle Taylor. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church of War.


"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard H. King in 1980; and her greatly beloved sisters and brothers.


"Left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Kendrick King and wife Debbie of War, and Rockforde King and wife Linda of Knoxville, Tenn.; her grandchildren, Josh and Beth King of War, and Elizabeth and Ryan King of Knoxville; and a host of dearly beloved sisters, brothers, cousins, nieces and nephews from the Taylor and King extended families.

"Funeral service will be conducted today, Saturday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Douglas Funeral Home chapel, War, with the Rev. Spencer Oxford officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until time of service. Committal service will be conducted Sunday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. at Maple Wood Cemetery in Tazewell, Va. Pallbearers will be Joshua King, Buford Fleming, Swanson Beavers, Connie Moore, Jim Stutso, Tony Stutso, Keith Wagner.Honorary pallbearers will be Thurman Large, Willie Davis, Greg Mullins, Don Nicewonder, Raymond King, Darius King, and Dr. J. Brookins Taylor.

"In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 823, War, WV 24892, T.E.A.M. Center, P.O. Box 253, War, WV 24892, or a church of your choice.

"The Douglas Funeral Home of War is in charge of arrangements."


Sandra A. Lester

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Sandra A Christian
Also Known As Sandra A Lester
Residence Date 01 Jan 2002-01 Jun 2002
Residence Place Princeton, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 14 Nov 1961
Address Princeton, West Virginia 24740
Address Date 01 Jan 2002-01 Jun 2002
2nd Address Hensley, West Virginia 24843
2nd Address Date 01 Jul 1995
3rd Address Hensley, West Virginia 24843
3rd Address Date 01 Dec 1990-01 Dec 1999
Possible Relatives Benny M Lester, John M Lester, Lodema Lester, Lois Lester,
Loris J Lester Sr"