McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Kermit Franklin Vance

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Kermit Franklin Vance
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 21
Birth Date: 20 Apr 1947
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 28 Sep 1968
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: David D Vance
Mother: Martha Jane Horn
Spouse: Valedia Kellene Cline
Certificate Number: 1968037152"


Valedia Kellene Cline

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Valedia Kellene Cline
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 16
Birth Date: 29 Jul 1952
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 28 Sep 1968
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Kelly Cline
Mother: Mary Elizabeth Christian
Spouse: Kermit Franklin Vance
Certificate Number: 1968037152"


Glen Albert Day

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Memory Treasurer; 26 Oct 2018.
" Glen Albert Day
Birth 20 Feb 1909
West Virginia, USA
Death 8 Jan 1976 (aged 66)
Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 194286666"

Additional Information Posted:
"Parents: George Washington & Gertrude Mick Day

"Wife: Bessie Presley Day

"Children:
Agnes Day
Glen Ray Day (1930 - 1993)
Arnold 'Clayton' Day (1934 - 1953)
Harold Clinton Day (1935- 1997)
George Edward Day
Ronald Phillip Day ( - 2014)
Anna Gertrude Day
Jean Day
Bonnie Day"


Bessie Marie Presley

1. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Adkin District, taken on 17 May 1910, Page 85A, Family #148.
Listed as Biddie Presley, age 7 months, born in WV, in household of father, John Presley.
2 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; taken 29 Jan 1920; Page 275A; Image 34 of 34;
Family #364/367.
Listed as Bessie Presley; age 11; born in WV; single; in household of father, John L. Presley.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by kenneth bowen; 19 May 2010; maintained by wvguy.
" Bessie Marie Presley Day
Birth 22 Nov 1909
Duhring, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Death 9 Feb 1993 (aged 83)
Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Woodlawn Memorial Park
Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 52570435"

Additional Information Posted:
"She was the daughter of John and Maggie Freeman Presley. Her husband was Glen Albert Day. She was a former resident of Jenkinjones, West Virginia."


Dexter Roy Reynolds

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #70 049508; Ancestry.com Website.
Dexter Roy Reynolds; age 23; born 17 Sep 1947 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Rt #3, Box 448, Mohawk, WV; son of Moran James and Gracie (Bailey) Reynolds;
married on 19 Dec 1970 in Grundy, VA; Cathy Jean Nipper; age 17; born 16 Jul 1953 in WV; single;
this is her 1st marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Robert James and
Mollie (Justice) Nipper.


Cathy Jean Nipper

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #70 049508; Ancestry.com Website.
Dexter Roy Reynolds; age 23; born 17 Sep 1947 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Rt #3, Box 448, Mohawk, WV; son of Moran James and Gracie (Bailey) Reynolds;
married on 19 Dec 1970 in Grundy, VA; Cathy Jean Nipper; age 17; born 16 Jul 1953 in WV; single;
this is her 1st marriage; 2 yrs HS education; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Robert James and
Mollie (Justice) Nipper.


Clara Hall

1. 1920 Census, Martin Co, KY; Lick Branch District; Precinct #2; taken on 29 Jan 1920; Page 180A;
Image 12 of 16; Family #98/98.
Listed as Clara Hall; age 3; born in KY; in household of father, A.J.. Hall.
2. 1930 Census, Martin Co, KY; Lick Branch District #2; taken on 11 Apr 1930; Page 195A;
Image 15 of 21; Family #104/114.
Listed as Clara Hall; age 14; born in KY; in household of father, Andrew J. Hall.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Clara Gullett
[Clara Duncan]
[Clara Hall]
SSN: 236520110
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 17 Jul 1916
Birth Place: Jobe KY Martin, Kentucky
[Jobe Martin, West Virginia]
Death Date: 5 Apr 2001
Father: Andy Hall
Mother: Betty Muncy
Type of Claim: Original SSN.
Notes: Jul 1951: Name listed as CLARA GULLETT; Jun 1963: Name listed as CLARA DUNCAN
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Tazewell Co, VA; submitted by
Tom Gullett; 30 Sep 2010.
Clara Hall Duncan; born 16 (differs from SS record) Jul 1916 in Inez, Martin Co, KY; died 5 Apr 2001
in Bear, New Castle Co, DE; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.


Jimmy Carl Boothe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 476; WV Archives Website.
Jimmy Carl Boothe; age 21; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Bishop, VA; married on 28 Jun 1955
in War, WV; Helen Frances Lough; age 19; born in War, WV; single; living in Warriormine, WV; with
consent of W.H. and Pearl Lough, parents of Helen Frances Lough.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Orval Hodges; 13 Apr 2017.
" Jimmy Carl Boothe
Birth 24 Jun 1936
Caretta, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 12 Apr 2017 (aged 80)
Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 178362734 "

Additional Information Posted:
"William Jasper Boothe and Rebecca Brown Boothe
h/o 1st wife, Helen Frances Lowe Boothe
h/o 2nd wife, Arlene Glover Boothe

"Jimmy Carl Boothe
(Born 24 Jun 1936 - Died April 12, 2017)

"Jimmy Carl Boothe, age 80 of the Baptist Valley community of North Tazewell, VA died Wednesday April 12, 2017 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA, following a long illness. Born June 24, 1936 at Caretta, WV, he was a son of the late William Jasper Boothe and Rebecca Brown Boothe. He was a retired coal miner and member of the UMWA, working 25 years at Bishop and retired from Olga Coal Company of Caretta and Coalwood, WV. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Boothe; brothers, William “Bill” Jasper Boothe, Jr., Garson Boothe, Teddy Boothe, and an infant brother, Joseph Patton Boothe; one sister, Sadie Boothe Phillips.

"He is survived by his wife, Arlene Glover Boothe; sons, Thomas Boothe and wife, Kala and Jerry Boothe and wife, Sharon; daughter, Debbie Boothe; brother, Donald Boothe and wife, Mary; sister, Bessie Boothe Holmes; grandchildren, Mason Boothe, Damon Boothe, Melissa Quesenberry Ramey and husband, Robert, Chad Quesenberry and wife, Erin, and Katrina Boothe; great grandchildren, Tyler Ramey, Shayla Ramey, Shawn Quesenberry, and Kasey Quesenberry; sister in law and brother in law, Imogene and Harry Summers; sister in law, Becky Boothe; a host of nieces and nephews.

"The family will receive friends from 11AM -1 PM Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM with the Reverend Kenny Fields officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. "


Helen Frances Lowe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1955); Page 476; WV Archives Website.
Jimmy Carl Boothe; age 21; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Bishop, VA; married on 28 Jun 1955
in War, WV; Helen Frances Lough; age 19; born in War, WV; single; living in Warriormine, WV; with
consent of W.H. and Pearl Lough, parents of Helen Frances Lough.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Vernon Miller; 10 Mar 2012.
" Helen Frances Lowe Boothe
Birth 13 Apr 1936
War, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 8 Mar 2012 (aged 75)
Baptist Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 86526618 "

Additinal Information Posted:
"NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Helen Frances Lowe Boothe, 76 of the Baptist Valley community in North Tazewell, Va. died Thursday, March 8, 2012 at her home. Born April 13, 1936 at War, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Wade Lowe Sr. and Pearl Musick Lowe. She was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Lowe.

"She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Carl Boothe; son, Jerry Wayne Boothe and wife, Sharon of Gratton, Va.; stepson, Thomas Carl Boothe and wife, Kala of Baptist Valley, Va.; one daughter, Debra Jean Boothe of Baptist Valley, Va.; two brothers, Frank Lowe of Berwind, W.Va., and Wade Lowe Jr. of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Mary Verbeck and husband, John of Baltimore, Md., and Imogene Summers and husband, Harry of Lancaster, Pa.; two grandchildren, Missie Ramey and husband, Rob, and Chad Quesenberry and wife, Erin; four great-grandchildren, Tyler Ramey, Shayla Ramey, Shawn Walter Quesenberry, and Mason Douglas Boothe.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012 at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with the Reverend Kenny Fields officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, Va. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2012.

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


Joe Harrison Smith

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by James Archer; 31 Jul 2011.
" Joe H Smith
Birth 30 Oct 1922
Death 4 Jun 1987 (aged 64)
Burial
Mount Zion Church Cemetery
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, USA "


Evelyn Simms

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn Sims Smith
[Evelyn Simms]
[Evelyn Smith]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 30 Oct 1920
Birth Place: Pageton, West Virginia
[Pageton|]
Death Date: Nov 1978
Claim Date: 6 Dec 1975
Father: Steve S Simms
Mother: Pauline J Simms
SSN: 224185763
Signature on SSN Card: Evelyn Smith
Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH’s name.
Notes: Jul 1930: Name listed as EVELYN SIMS SMITH;
Sep 1938: Name listed as EVELYN SIMMS;
04 Dec 1975: Name listed as EVELYN SMITH"
2. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Evelyn Sims Smith
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 57
Birth Date: 30 Oct 1921
Death Date: 21 Nov 1978
Death Place: Marion, Smyth, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 30 Nov 1978
Father: Steve Sims
Mother: Pauline Sims Sims
Spouse: Joe H Smith
Military Status: none"
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by James Archer; 31 Jul 2011.
" Evelyn Simms Smith
Birth 10 Oct 1921
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 21 Nov 1978 (aged 57)
Burial
Mount Zion Church Cemetery
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Steve Shelton Sims ( b. 1896) and Josie Pauline Sims (b. 1906). She was the grand-daughter of brothers James Levi Simms (and Katherine Lawrence) and William Robert Sims (and Nancy Jane Ellis). She was the great-granddaughter of Nancy Mayes Simms."


Charles Thomas Akers Sr

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Charles Thomas Akers
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 20
Birth Date: 8 Apr 1948
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 31 Dec 1968
Marriage Place: Lebanon, Virginia, USA
Father: Jack C Akers
Mother: Cordie Presley
Spouse: Connie Gilley
Certificate Number: 1968051585"
2. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Charles Thomas Akers Sr [Charles T Akers Jr] [Charles T Akers Sr] [T Akers Charles Sr]
Birth Date: Apr 1948
Residence Date: 1985-2020
Address: Po Box 74
Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24874
Second Residence Date: 1985-2019
Second Address: 313 Orchard St
Second Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 24874
Third Residence Date: 2010
Third Address: 74 P O 74 52 Bowl Aly
Third Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 24874
Fourth Residence Date: 2010
Fourth Address: 74 P O 74 52 Bowling Aly
Fourth Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24874 "


Shelia Ann Hudgens

1. U.S., Index to Public Records, 1994-2019; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Shelia A Akers [Sheila A Akers] [Sheila A Hudgins] [Sheilia A Akers] [Shelia A Barnette] [Shelia A Hudgina]
Birth Date: Jul 1961
Residence Date: 1989-2020
Address: Po Box 74
Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Postal Code: 24874
Second Residence Date: 1999-2013
Second Address: 313 Orchard St
Second Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Second Postal Code: 24874
Third Residence Date: 1990-2012
Third Address: Rr 10 74
Third Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Third Postal Code: 24874
Fourth Residence Date: 1990-2012
Fourth Address: Rr 10 Box 74
Fourth Residence: Pineville, West Virginia, USA
Fourth Postal Code: 24874"
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"On February 18, 2021, Shelia Ann Hudgins Akers, 59, of Pineville, WV took her last breath on Earth and opened her eyes in the place that she called home. She fought a long journey with her Lord and Savior holding her hand during her lung transplant and AML leukemia journey.

"Shelia was born on July 27, 1961 in Baltimore, MD to parents Rev. E. M. Hudgins and Priscilla Anderson Hudgins. Shelia graduated from WV Institute of Technology with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Associate of Business Administration. She last worked at WV DHHR as Accounting Director.

"Those predeceased Shelia include father, Rev. E. M. Hudgins; brother, Rev. Daniel Hudgins; stepdaughter, Tina Cook; brother-in-laws, Jackie Akers and Jerry Compton.

"Those left to cherish memories include mother, Priscilla Hudgins; husband, love of her life, and soulmate of 25 years, Charles Akers, Sr.; Daughters, Morgan Akers & McKinlea Akers of Pineville, WV; son, Charles “Chuck” Akers, Jr. & daughter-in-law, Ronya Akers of Oceana, WV; sister, Carolyn Adams & brother-in-law, William Adams of Cary, NC; sister, Sheri Hudgins of Beckley, WV; sister-in-laws, Sandra Compton of NC and Joan Akers of NC.

"Special nieces and nephews include Jeremy Adams, Kara Adams, Melissa Clay, Chris Clay, Alan Hudgins, and Lindsay Hudgins.

"Shelia leaves behind 6 grandchildren: Megan & Dustin Crutchfield, Mollee Akers, Addi Akers, Noah Akers, and Brianna Cook; and 3 great-grandchildren: Eliza, Edyn, and Kylar.

"Special thanks to those that gave such wonderful, personal medical treatment from the Johns Hopkins Hospital especially to Drs. Alexander Ambinder & Pali Shah and their oncology & transplant pulmonology teams respectively. Shelia also leaves behind “her person”, lung transplant coordinator, Lindsay Fessler Barker."