McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Waitman S. Brown

1. Stafford Funeral Hone; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Waitman S. Brown, 71, of Cyclone, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Friday May 11, 2018 in Bowers
Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born on March 23, 1947 in Cyclone, WV, a son of the late Shelby and
Alma Elkins Brown. Waitman enlisted in the Army in 1968 and served two tours in Vietnam. He was a
member of the honor guard and participated in many events including parades and funerals. He loved his
family and friends. He was a member of the choir at Campus Church of God. He loved to sing and play his
harmonicas in church. He was part of the gospel singing group "The Brown Family". He enjoyed fishing,
eating, camping and spending time outdoors. He was very talented at playing many different instruments.
Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years Shelia Marie Smith Brown; a son Eric (Linda) Brown; a
daughter Shannon (Arron) Fry; grandchildren Nicholas Grimsley, Kristopher and Katelynn Brown, Ezra and
Ella Fry and Zane, Kage, Chailee Jo Reed and Jarrett; His goddaughter Cailey "Sunshine" Lusk; two brothers
Shirley (Zettie) Brown and Bob (Martha) Brown; three sisters Charlotte (Raymond) Curry, Kathy (James
"Bo") Griffin, and Teresa (Bradley) Browning; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral
services will be held at 1PM on Tuesday May 15th at the Campus Church of God, Cyclone, WV with Rev.
Chelsey Noel and Bro. Jimmy Frazier officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny,
WV. Friends may gather with the family from 5-8PM on Monday May 14th at the church. The Wyoming
County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to
Bowers Hospice House. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Ollie Susan Woodward

1. FindAGrave,com Web Site; Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Luray, Page Co, VA; submitted by
JAC; 22 Feb 2019; maintained by Shock.
Ollie Susan Woodward Alger; born 4 Jul 1900; died 30 Jul 1937; buried here; grave marker
photo shown; obit posted;
"Mrs. Henry Alger, aged about 35 years, died in a State sanitorium, near Richmond on Saturday.

"She had been an inmate at the institution for some time and had been ill for a year or more with tuberculosis.

"Her body was brought here on Sunday. Before her marriage she was a Miss. Woodward, and was born in the Blue ridge, above Ida.

"She is survived by her husband, her parents, and the following children, James, Early, Jessie, Bessie, Ellis, John, Samuel, David, Paul, and one child quite young.

"Her burial took place Sunday in Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. P.E. Shultz, of the Episcopal church in charge of the services."


John Allen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 382; WV Archives Web Site.
John Allen; age 26; born in Monroe Co, WV; widowed; black; driver; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Will and Lizzie; married on 31 Jan 1916 at Keystone, WV; Viola Coles; age 33; born in Monroe Co,
WV; single; black; daughter of _____ and Louisa.


Viola Coles

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 382; WV Archives Web Site.
John Allen; age 26; born in Monroe Co, WV; widowed; black; driver; living at Eckman, WV; son of
Will and Lizzie; married on 31 Jan 1916 at Keystone, WV; Viola Coles; age 33; born in Monroe Co,
WV; single; black; daughter of _____ and Louisa.


Donna Marie

1. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert Payne Junior
Marriage Date: 15 Apr 2009
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Donna Marie Horne


Robert Lee Payne Sr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 260A;
Family #335/339.
Listed as Robert Payne; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Alexander C. Payne.


Hazel Keaton

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Hazel K Payne
Also Known As Hazel Payne Payne
2nd Also Known As Name Hazel R Payne
Residence Date 25 Feb 2004-15 Nov 2007
Residence Place War, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 08 Aug 1927
Address War, West Virginia 24892
Address Date 25 Feb 2004-15 Nov 2007
2nd Address Caretta, West Virginia 24892
2nd Address Date 01 Dec 1999-01 Jan 2009
3rd Address English, West Virginia 24892
3rd Address Date 01 Jun 1993-01 Jan 2004
Possible Relatives Kenneth Payne, L-E Robert Payne, Polly Payne, Robert L Payne, Robert T Payne Jr
Record Number 171308731"
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.;
"Hazel Keaton Payne, 91, of English, WV, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 in Princeton Community Hospital in Princeton, WV, with her family by her side.

"Hazel was born August 8, 1927 in War, WV, a daughter of the late Burns and Polly Dunford Keaton and granddaughter of the late Lizzie Dunford Toton. She loved her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed gospel and bluegrass music, little children, animals, baby dolls and gardening. Hazel was a member of the Yukon Pentecostal Holiness Church and loved the Lord. Over the years she enjoyed going to other churches and enjoyed their services.

"In addition to her parents and grandmother Hazel was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Payne; one son, Robert Payne Jr.; a daughter-in-law, Rosia Payne; and several sisters and brothers.

"Survivors include three daughters, Goldie Griffith and husband, Reverend Lacy Griffith of English, WV, Lucy Blakley and husband Curtis of Smyra, DE, Brenda Adams and companion Eddie Blakley of English, WV; three sons, Kenneth Payne, Danny Payne and Charlie Payne Sr. all of English, WV; a grandson, whom she helped raise, Charlie Payne, Jr of Tazewell, VA; two daughters-in-law, Polly Payne and Donna Payne; 23 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren; one brother, Steve Keaton of St. Pauls, NC; and one sister, Lill Payne of Delaware.

"The celebration of the life of Hazel Payne will be held from 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Thursday evening, February 21, 2019 at the Yukon Pentecostal Holiness Church at Yukon, WV. and Friday, February 22, 2019 from 12 p.m. till 1 p.m. Following this celebration of life Hazel will be buried in the Payne Cemetery at Bandy, VA beside her husband, Robert Lee Payne and son Robert Payne Jr. Officiating these services will be Reverend Lacy Griffith and Reverend Pete Woods. Hazel’s grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. ..."


Desmond Morris Walters

1.1910 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Alleghany District; taken on 23 Apr 1910; Page 7A; Image 13 of
40; Family #120/120.
Listed as Desmond Walters; age 3; born in VA; in household of father, Kyle E. Walters.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 168; WV Archives Web Site.
Desmond M. Walters; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of
Kyle and Clara; married on 24 Dec 1925 at Premier, WV; Ruth Thompson; age 17; born in Carroll Co,
VA; single; daughter of Posey and Mollie.
3. FindAgrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 17 Dec 2013.
Desmond M. Walters; born 30 Sep 1907; died 3 Jun 1946; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Ruth Thompson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1925); Page 168; WV Archives Web Site.
Desmond M. Walters; age 19; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; miner; living at Premier, WV; son of
Kyle and Clara; married on 24 Dec 1925 at Premier, WV; Ruth Thompson; age 17; born in Carroll Co,
VA; single; daughter of Posey and Mollie.