McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

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Anderson "Anse" Belcher

1. Kentucky, U.S., Birth Index, 1911-1999; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Anderson Belcher
Date of Birth: 24 Feb 1944
Birth Place: Pike, Kentucky, USA
Mother's Name: Mary New
Volume Number: 024
Certificate Number: 11745
Volume Year: 1944"
2. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #82-025601; Ancestry.com Website.
Anderson Belcher; age 38; born 24 Feb 1944 in WV (sic, KY); this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at General Delivery, Matewan, WV; son of Lacy and Mary (New) Belcher; married on
25 Jun 1982 in Clintwood, VA; Shelia Diane Hall; age 30; born 21 Nov 1951 in KY; this is her 1st
marriage; 11th grade education; living at General Delivery, Matewan, WV; daughter of Leonard and
Ester (Wolford) Hall.


Shelia Diane Hall

1. Dickenson Co, VA; Marriage License #82-025601; Ancestry.com Website.
Anderson Belcher; age 38; born 24 Feb 1944 in WV (sic, KY); this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at General Delivery, Matewan, WV; son of Lacy and Mary (New) Belcher; married on
25 Jun 1982 in Clintwood, VA; Shelia Diane Hall; age 30; born 21 Nov 1951 in KY; this is her 1st
marriage; 11th grade education; living at General Delivery, Matewan, WV; daughter of Leonard and
Ester (Wolford) Hall.


Penny Sue Collins

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Newspaper Obit; 19 Apr 2021; On-Line Edition.
"Penny Sue Lester, 51, of Iaeger, WV, surrounded by her family and friends, went to be with the Lord at 1 o’clock April 16, 2021 at her home.

"Penny was born March 10, 1970 a daughter of Mary “Pinkie” Collins and the late Mathew “Mack” Collins.

"She was a 1988 graduate of Iaeger High School and a graduate of the Cosmetology School in Pineville, WV. Miss Penny, as she was lovingly called, was the owner/operator of Penny’s Kwik Stop in Iaeger. She was living a lifelong dream of having her own restaurant and been able to serve others. She was a great cook and even won a National Award for her Broaster Chicken.

"Miss Penny became an instant celebrity, if only for a couple of weeks. She was also a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Iaeger.

"Penny was preceded in death by her father, Mathew “Mack” Collins.

"Survivors include her husband of nine years, Ed Lester Jr. of the home; her mother Mary “Pinkie” Collins of Long Pole; son and daughter-in-law, Brandon and Brooke Lambert of Long Pole; two brothers, Robert Collins and Alice Mullins also of Long Pole and Mathew Collins Jr and sister-in-law, Melanie of Isaban; a sister, Larissa Crews of Hortense, GA; and two nieces, Allison and Kaitlyn Collins of Isaban. Penny will be missed greatly by all who knew her.

"Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11 o’clock with Reverend Daniel Dean officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Green Lester Cemetery on the Right Fork of Bull Creek near Mohawk, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family Monday evening, April 19, 2021 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger.

"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"


Alex M. Snyder

1. Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Alexander M Snider
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1886
Marriage Place: Johnson, Tennessee, USA
Spouse:
Julia Beber"
2. Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: A M Snyder
Gender: Male
Race: White
Divorce Age: 64
Birth Date: abt 1866
Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1885
Divorce Date: 12 Feb 1930
Divorce Place: Washington, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Julia R Snyder
Certificate Number: 1930000389
Number of Children: 0"


Julia R. Bebber

1. Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Julia Beber
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1886
Marriage Place: Johnson, Tennessee, USA
Spouse:
Alexander M Snider"
2. Virginia, U.S., Divorce Records, 1918-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Julia R Snyder
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1885
Divorce Date: 12 Feb 1930
Divorce Place: Washington, Virginia, USA
Spouse: A M Snyder
Certificate Number: 1930000389
Number of Children: 0"
3. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 98; Image
24 of 29; Family #195/197.
Listed as Julia Snyder; age 69; born in NC; married at 25; in household of son, George W. Snyder.


John Snyder

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 98; Image
24 of 29; Family #195/197.
Listed as John Snyder; age 38; born in TN; single; coal loader in coal mine; in household of brother,
George W. Snyder.


Samuel R. Snyder

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Samuel R Snyder
Birth Date: 8 May 1894
Birth Place: Ashe Co, North Carolina
Death Date: 16 Sep 1949
Claim Date: 19 Sep 1949
Father:
Alex M Snyder
Mother:
Julia Snyder
SSN: 235056376
Notes: 19 Nov 1976: Name listed as SAMUEL R SNYDER"


James "Jamie" Jones II

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; 3 Mar 2021; On-Line Edition.
"James “Jamie” Jones II departed this earth on February 23, 2021 in Huntington West Virginia.
Jamie was born on August 9, 1984 in New Jersey. He was raised in Anawalt W.V . the majority of his life. Once he moved away from Anawalt, he resided in Christianburg Va with his mot her. Jamie was 36 years old and he will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

"He was preceded in death by his mother Gwendolyn Anthony, sister Aja Jones, uncle Willie Jones, and cousin Jaumar Jones.

"He leaves behind Natasha Steward of Kimball, his son Brayson Jones of Kimball , son Brandon Jones of Ohio,daughter Chyna Rose Jones of North Carolina, his father Reggie Jones of Kentucky, paternal grandmother Darlene Jones of New York, stepfather Lonnie Anthony of Virginia, step-mother Winnifer Cardwell of North Carolina,his only brother Quam (Melissa) Jones of Virginia, sister Alphia Jones of Hunting ton, sister Jaimie Elston of North Carolina, niece Jadyn Jones, niece Aurora Rodriguez, nephew Priam John son, nephew Javier Caldwell,uncle Maurice (Stella) Jones of New York, aunt Consowella (Joe Harris) of New Jersey, aunt Maryann English of South Carolina, aunt Paulette Walker of South Carolina, aunt Teresa Barbour of South Carolina, aunt Deborah Faltz of New York, aunt Yvette Faltz of New York, aunt Petra “Patty” Stevenson of Virginia; special friend and sister Monica Craighead, his best friend Antonio “Bo” Ward of Tennessee, childhood friend and cousin Terrance Johnson of Columbus Ohio. Jamie leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends.

"“Trust in The Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding”.
“In All Thy Ways Acknowledge Him and He Shall Direct Thy Path”.

"Services will be held Friday, March 5, 2021 at Miracle Mt. Carmel in Kimball, WV with Evangelist Zanetta Stallworth officiating at 11: AM. Burial will follow at Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens Route 20 Bluefield, WV near his mother. The family will receive visitors from 10: AM until the hour of service.

"All attending are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Serving the Jones Family will be Widener Funeral Home of Northfork WV."


George White Snyder

1, McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1918); Page 79; WV Archives Website.
George W. Snyder; age 28; born in Johnson Co, TN; single; miner; living at Canebrake, WV; son of
A.M. and Julia; married on 18 Aug 1918 at Berwind, WV; Leola Marris; age 21; born in Tazewell, Co,
VA; single; daughter of William and Cynthia.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 98; Image
24 of 29; Family #195/197.
Listed as George W. Snyder; age 40; born in TN; married at 28; timber man in coal mine; head of
household.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12945; WV Archives Website.
George W. Snyder; age 57; born in Jefferson Co, VA (sic, Johnson Co, TN); married; husband of
Leola Snyder; coal miner; SS#236-07-7429; living at Bartley, WV; son of Alex and Julia (Babley?)
Snyder, both born in NC; died 19 Apr 1947 at Bartley, WV, due to cardiac failure, myocardial
insufficency; with silicosis; buried 22 Apr 1947, in Tazewell, VA; informant, Clyde Brown, Jolo, WV.
4. Facebook Posting; 20 Nov 2014; Margaret Brown Puckett.
"...my grandparents George Snyder and Leola Marrs Snyder... William Marrs and his wife Molly Burress was my grandmother's parents. These was my mother's parents her name was Helen Snyder Brown My Grandfather George died at Bartley, WV around 1943. Had a son Charles who was killed in WWII. My Grandmother was originally from Tazewell, VA"


Leola Marrs

1. Facebook Posting; 20 Nov 2014; Margaret Brown Puckett.
"...my grandparents George Snyder and Leola Marrs Snyder... William Marrs and his wife Molly Burress was my grandmother's parents. These was my mother's parents her name was Helen Snyder Brown My Grandfather George died at Bartley, WV around 1943. Had a son Charles who was killed in WWII. My Grandmother was originally from Tazewell, VA"
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 98; Image
24 of 29; Family #195/197.
Listed as Leola Snyder; age 31; born in WV (sic, VA); married at 19; in household of husband,
George W. Snyder.


Charles Snyder

1. Facebook Posting; 20 Nov 2014; Margaret Brown Puckett.
"...my grandparents George Snyder and Leola Marrs Snyder... William Marrs and his wife Molly Burress was my grandmother's parents. These was my mother's parents her name was Helen Snyder Brown My Grandfather George died at Bartley, WV around 1943. Had a son Charles who was killed in WWII. My Grandmother was originally from Tazewell, VA"
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 98; Image
24 of 29; Family #195/197.
Listed as Charles Snyder; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Snyder.


Harold Snyder

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susanna; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 98; Image
24 of 29; Family #195/197.
Listed as Harold Snyder; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Snyder.


Max Justice

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Harry and Mary E. Creech Justice"; Article; Page 203; submitted by Clarence
Justice, Jr, War, WV.
(Twin of Maxine)


Margeret Barber

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Harry and Mary E. Creech Justice"; Article; Page 203; submitted by Clarence
Justice, Jr, War, WV.


Jon Eric Justice

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Harry and Mary E. Creech Justice"; Article; Page 203; submitted by Clarence
Justice, Jr, War, WV.


Bonnie Avenell Roberts

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1960); Page 433; WV Archives Website.
Lester Compton; age 22; born in Pikeville, KY; single; living at Marianna, WV; son of King and Lorene
Compton; married on 1 Oct 1960 in Brenton, WV; Avenell Roberts; age 20; born in Hemphill, WV;
single; living at Marianna, WV; daughter of Huey and Lucille Roberts.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Patty Greene; 26 Jun 2012.
" Bonnie Avenell “Avenell” Roberts-Compton Perry
Birth 26 Jan 1940
Hemphill, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Feb 2012 (aged 72)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Compton Family Cemetery
Brenton, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 92607680"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Huey Thompson Roberts (Deceased) & Lucille England-Roberts (Deceased).

"Sister of Billy Roberts (Deceased), Danny Roberts (Deceased), Darrell Roberts, Marvin Roberts, Gary Roberts, Rabon Roberts, Marie Roberts & Arlene Roberts Shaffer.

"Married to Lester Jean Compton (1938-2003) on October 1, 1960 in Brenton, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage Certificate Register, Wyoming County, WV, Page 433, Application Date: September 26, 1960).

"Mother of Lester DeWayne Compton (Deceased), Daniel Gene Compton (1965-2000), William D. Compton, & Pamela Lucille Compton.

"Also married to Larry W. Perry (Deceased).

"Burial was Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Compton Family Cemetery, Brenton, WV."