McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

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Clarence Bernard Bishop

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Bernard Bishop
[Clarence Bishop]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Dec 1916
Birth Place: Welch, West Virginia
Death Date: 3 Jul 1996
Father: George Bishop
Mother: Levunia Mitchel
SSN: 233243933
Notes: Apr 1938: Name listed as CLARENCE BERNARD BISHOP;
24 Jul 1996: Name listed as CLARENCE BISHOP"
2. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clarence Bishop
Birth Date: 29 Dec 1916
Birth Place: West Virginia, United States
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Date: 3 Jul 1996
Death Time: 07:15 AM
Hospital of Death: Riverside Meth. Hospital
Death Place: Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 054255
Age at Death: 79
Hospital Status: Hospital/Inpatient
Social Security Number: 233-24-3933
Marital Status: Widowed
Education: 12
Armed Forces Indicator: Yes
Branch of Service: Navy
Industry of Decedent: Construction
Occupation of Decedent: Electricians
Primary Registration District: 2501"


Floyd Joe Mullins

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Joseph Mullins; age 22; born 6 Jun 1942 in Pineville, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Walter and Virginia (Hall) Mullins; married on 17 Dec 1964 in Welch, WV; Patricia Chloe Rakes; age
18; born 12 Dec 1946 in Hemphill, WV; single; living in Hemphill, WV; daughter of Charles and Sarah
(Robert) Rakes; with consent of Sarah M. Rakes; father deceased; mother of Patricia Chloe Rakes.
2. Douglas Mortuary, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
" Floyd Joe Mullins, 76, of Hemphill went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
Joe was born June 6, 1942 in Pineville, WV to the late Walter and Virginia Mullins. He was a retired coal miner for Cannelton Coal Company where he worked for 29 years. He was of the Holiness faith and attended the Hemphill Holiness Church, where he enjoyed gospel music and worshipping the Lord.
He loved spending time with his family and life long friend Toby Belcher. He also enjoyed trading and working on vehicles. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister Faye Peaks of Welch, and his son-in-law David Blackburn of Hemphill.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 54 years Trish Mullins of the home; four daughters, Angela and BeboHale, Joann and Jeff Boyer, Teresa Blackburn and Tina and Sam Prevento all of Hemphill; two brothers, Winfred and Terry Mullins of Hemphill; three sisters, Brenda Lambert of Big Sandy, Laverne and Danny Allen of Edmore, and Marie and Tink Brady of NC; and 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, October 17 at 12 p.m. in the Hemphill Holiness Church with Pastors Sam Preventoand J.B. Robinette officiating. Burial will follow in WoodlawnMemorial Park, Bluewell...."


Patricia Chloe "Trish" Rakes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Joseph Mullins; age 22; born 6 Jun 1942 in Pineville, WV; single; living at Hemphill, WV; son of
Walter and Virginia (Hall) Mullins; married on 17 Dec 1964 in Welch, WV; Patricia Chloe Rakes; age
18; born 12 Dec 1946 in Hemphill, WV; single; living in Hemphill, WV; daughter of Charles and Sarah
(Robert) Rakes; with consent of Sarah M. Rakes; father deceased; mother of Patricia Chloe Rakes.


James Herman "Jimmy" Lester

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name James Herman Lester
Also Known As Helen J Lester
Residence Date 01 May 2004-05 Dec 2008
Residence Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 17 Dec 1935
Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
Address Date 01 May 2004-05 Dec 2008
2nd Address Charleston, West Virginia 25313
2nd Address Date 31 Dec 1996-01 Jan 2004
3rd Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
3rd Address Date 01 Dec 1984-25 Mar 2008
Possible Relatives Joann A Lester
Record Number 171347910"
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"James H. “Jimmy” Lester, known by Grandpa or Uncle Jimmy by both friends and family, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2018 at Heritage Hall, Grundy Virginia.
Jimmy was born December 17, 1935, a son of the late James Everett Lester and Cosby Hurley Lester. He graduated from Iaeger High School in 1954. He was in the US Army 1958-1960, he served as a military police officer in Alberqui, New Mexico. Jimmy owned/operated A&L grocery store in Panther, WV, as well as serving 40+ years as an underground coal miner, working many different positions. He married his soul mate Helen Joann Lester November 3, 1956; they shared 58 wonderful years together. Jimmy enjoyed playing solitaire, reading his bible and spending time with his family, especially his grand and great grandchildren. Any one that met him loved him and all the stories he would tell. He will truly be missed.
In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death my the great love of his life, Helen Joann Lester; his brother Luther Lester; sisters Tonnie Lockhart, Winona Vaugh, and Lucille Adams; and granddaughter Addyson Joy Doss.
Jimmy is survived by his daughters, Jill Lester of Panther, WV, and Joy Lester of Raleigh, NC; a son, Aaron James "Jimbob" and Carla Lester of Charleston, WV; and a niece Jaynee Huffman of Princeton,WV. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Ashley (Long) and Jack Wright, Kyla (Cline) and Rodney Baker, Allyson (Long) and Kevin Doss, Karissa (Cline) and Eric Hamilton, Aaron James Lester II, Corrin Elizabeth Lester and Bobbi Sue (Addair) and Scott Greer; great nieces Melissa Huffman and Jimmy Meachum, and Amanda Huffman and Chad Ellison; eleven great-grandchildren, Jaxson and Channing Wright, Trenton, Kaiden, KynLeigh, and Tyson Baker, Landon & Elly Doss and Kalli and Weston Hamilton and Chase Greer; and nephews David Ellison and Caelum Meachum. Additional survivors are one brother David Lester of Mudfork, WV.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Panther Creek Old Regular Baptist Church Saturday February 3, 2018 at 12 o’clock with Elder Kermit Lester, Elder Fred Bailey, Elder Arthur Short, Elder Austin Sammons, and Elder Richard Staton officiating. Burial will follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield, WV, where military rites will be conducted by the VFW Post 1144. Serving as pallbearers will be his nephews & grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Shortt, Richard Addair, Greg Cline, & Leonard Smith...."


Helen JoAnn Bryant

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Jo Ann Lester
Also Known As Name Jo A Lester
2nd Also Known As Name Joann A Lester
3rd Also Known As Name Helen J Lester
Residence Date 15 Nov 2007-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place Panther, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 12 Nov 1937
Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
2nd Address Charleston, West Virginia 25313
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1995-13 Nov 2000
3rd Address Panther, West Virginia 24872
3rd Address Date 01 Apr 1993-25 Mar 2008
Possible Relatives Aaron J Lester, Andrea Lester, James Herman Lester
Record Number 558284051"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Green; 21 Apr 2014.
Helen JoAnn "JoAnn" Bryant Lester; born 12 Nov 1937; died 17 Apr 2014; buried here; no grave
marker photo shown; personal photo and obit posted.
3. " Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; Sundy; 20 Apr 2014; Newspaper Obit.
"PANTHER — Helen JoAnn Lester, know to most as "Grandma", 76, of Panther, WV, passed away peacefully April 17, 2014 at her home.
JoAnn was born November 12, 1937, a daughter of the late Elder Wayne and Elsie Bryant. She graduated from Iaeger High School in 1954 and attended Marshall University, obtaining a Teacher Certificate. She taught at Trap Fork and Panther Schools. She married her soul mate James H. "Jimmy" Lester November 3, 1956; they shared 58 wonderful years together; they truly showed the world what love and forever means.
JoAnn "Grandma" enjoyed gardening, she loved yellow roses, Facebook, spoiling her grand and great grand children, shopping, church, and "collecting". Anyone that met her fell in love with her warm personality; she was generous to everyone and treated them as family. She will truly be missed by so many.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by great granddaughter, Addyson Joy Doss, sister, Eunice Dotson and brother, Sebert Bryant.
JoAnn is survived by her husband, Jimmy Lester of Panther, WV; daughters, Jill Lester of Panther, WV, and Joy Lester (Long) of Bluefield, VA; a son, Aaron James "Jimbob" and Carla Lester of Charleston, WV; and a niece Jaynee Huffman of Hutchinson Island, FL. She is also survived by seven grand children, Ashley (Long) and Jack Wright, Kyla (Cline) and Rodney Baker, Allyson (Long) and Kevin Doss, Karissa (Cline) and Charles Rocchi, Aaron James Lester II, Corrin Elizabeth Lester and Bobbi Sue Addair and Scott Greer; her great nieces Melissa Huffman and George Ide, and Amanda Huffman and Chad Ellison; six great-grandchildren, Jaxson and Channing Wright, Trenton and Kaiden Baker, Landon Doss and Kalli Brooke Rocchi; and nephew David Ellison. Additional survivors are three sisters and one brother Ruth Allen Moore of MI, Louise Hall and husband Ray of Dahlgrenn, VA, Evelyn Anderson and husband Glen of Panther, WV, and JH Bryant and wife Georgia of Hurley, VA; and many special friends including Venus Cline and Carol Lockhart who assisted with her home going.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Panther Creek Old Regular Baptist Church Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 1 o'clock with Elder Kermit Lester, Elder Fred Bailey, Elder Arthur Short, Elder Austin Sammons, Elder Richard Staten, and Elder Bernice Lester officiating. Burial will follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery at Roderfield, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Joey Morgan, Charlie Bryant, Shay Bryant, Kendall, Jordan and Jansen Morgan, Leonard Smith and Greg Cline. Honorary pallbearers are Rodney Baker, Charles (Punky) Rocchi, Jack Wright, Kevin Doss, AJ Lester, Richard Addair, and Rick Addair."


George Miller

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
George Miller; age 25; born in Mercer Co, WV; living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 10
Dec 1912; Mrs. Pearl Alderman; age 23; born in Giles Co, VA; living in Raleigh Co, WV.


Pearl Alderman

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Pearl Alderman
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 16
Birth Date: 1891
Birth Place: Giles Co., VA.
Marriage Date: 28 Jul 1907
Marriage Place: Giles Co., Virginia
Father: Geo. W. Alderman
Mother: C. Alderman
Spouse: Elmer Ferrell
FHL Film Number: 31740
Reference ID: Line 17"
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 143; WV Archives Web Site.
George Miller; age 25; born in Mercer Co, WV; living in Raleigh Co, WV; married on 10
Dec 1912; Mrs. Pearl Alderman; age 23; born in Giles Co, VA; living in Raleigh Co, WV.


Andrew Roscoe Bishop

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Crumpler; taken on 12 Jan 1920; Page 195B;
Family #149/116.
Listed as Andrew R. Bishop; age 4 yrs, 3 mons; born in WV; in household of father, James R. Bishop.
2. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; East River District; Princeton, taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 73A;
Family #300/317.
Listed as Andrew R. Bishop; age 14; born in WV; in household of father, James R. Bishop.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #24333; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Andrew Roscoe Bishop; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; railroad worker; living in
Princeton, WV; son of James Roscoe and Lucy Loretta (Bailey) Bishop; married on 23 Oct
1937 in Pearisburg, VA; Lois May Miller; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living in
Princeton, WV; daughter of George and Pearl (Alderman) Miller.
4. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Andrew Roscoe Bishop
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 25
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Crumpler, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1915
Residence Place: Princeton, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Occupation: Kyle McCormick
Weight: 165
Complexion: Sallow
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Lois Mae Bishop
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Andrew Roscoe Bishop Self (Head)
Lois Mae Bishop Wife"
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Andrew Roscoe Bishop
[Andrew R Bishop]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1915
Birth Place: Crumpler Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 2 Dec 1992
Father: James R Bishop
Mother: Lucy L Bailey
SSN: 719188247
Notes: Oct 1937: Name listed as ANDREW ROSCOE BISHOP;
10 Dec 1992: Name listed as ANDREW R BISHOP"
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Andrew R. Bishop
SSN: 719-18-8247
Last Residence:
33838 Dundee, Polk, Florida, USA
BORN: 16 Apr 1915
Died: 2 Dec 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: Railroad Board (Issued Through) (1951-1963)"
7. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Andrew R Bishop
Race: White
Age at Death: 77
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1915
Death Date: 2 Dec 1992
Death Place: Polk, Florida, United States"


Lois May Miller

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #24333; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Andrew Roscoe Bishop; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; railroad worker; living in
Princeton, WV; son of James Roscoe and Lucy Loretta (Bailey) Bishop; married on 23 Oct
1937 in Pearisburg, VA; Lois May Miller; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; living in
Princeton, WV; daughter of George and Pearl (Alderman) Miller.


Howard Bishop

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 26/27 Jan 1920; Page 223B;
Family #122.
Listed as Howard Bishop; age 3 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Alfred J. Bishop.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 25 Apr 1930; Page 183B; Family #158.
Listed as Hopward Bishop; age 13; born in WV; in household of father, Alfred J. Bishop.
3. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #35428; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Howard bishop; age 46; born in Hanover, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; living at Hanover,
WV; son of Alfred and Judy (Blankenship) Bishop; married on 10 Nov 1962 in Lebanon, VA;
Irene Auville Shannon; maiden name Auville; age 39; born in Iaeger, WV; widow, marrie twice
before; living at Hanover, WV; daughter of S.H. and Nancy (Kennedy) Auville.


Irene Lucille Auvil

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 450; WV Archives Web Site.
Joseph W. Johnson; age 27; born in Marytown, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV; married on
23 Dec 1943 at Welch, WV; Irene Lucille Auville; age 21; born and living at Iaeger, WV; single;
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #35428; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Howard bishop; age 46; born in Hanover, WV; widowed; one previous marriage; living at Hanover,
WV; son of Alfred and Judy (Blankenship) Bishop; married on 10 Nov 1962 in Lebanon, VA;
Irene Auville Shannon; maiden name Auville; age 39; born in Iaeger, WV; widow, marrie twice
before; living at Hanover, WV; daughter of S.H. and Nancy (Kennedy) Auville.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Irene Lucille Auville
[Irene Bishop]
[Irene Shannon]
[Irene Lucille Anville]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1922
Birth Place: Iaeger McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: May 1980
Father: Simeon H Anville
Mother: Nancy J Kennedy
SSN: 236220019
Notes: Oct 1940: Name listed as IRENE LUCILLE AUVILLE;
11 Aug 1975: Name listed as IRENE BISHOP; :
Name listed as IRENE LUCILLE SHANNON"