McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Walter Howard Cline

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Cline; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of
Levi and Kate Cline; married on 20 Feb 1917 at War Eagle, WV; Bessie Simpson; age 17;
born in War Eagle, WV; single; daughter of Nakoleon and Sarah Simpson.


Bessie Simpson

1. Mingo Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1917); Page 362; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Cline; age 21; born in Mingo Co, WV; single; miner; living at War Eagle, WV; son of
Levi and Kate Cline; married on 20 Feb 1917 at War Eagle, WV; Bessie Simpson; age 17;
born in War Eagle, WV; single; daughter of Nakoleon and Sarah Simpson.


Walter Cline

1. "Cline Cemetery", www.rootsweb.com/~wvmingo/clinecem.htm/, submitted by
Roger Cline.
Walter Cline; "Son of James and Hopie Cline"; born on 13 Feb 1906; died on
21 Dec 1989; buried in Cline Cemetery, Pickens Fork of Gilbert Creek, Mingo
Co, WV; married Nancy (_________).


Olene "Zeke" Woolum

1. 1940 Census, Bell Co, KY; District #2; Left Fork of Straight Creek; E.D. 7-9; taken on 9 Apr 1940; Page
120A; Image 13 of 38; Household #78.
Listed as Olin Woolum; age less than one month; born in KY; in household of father, George Woolum.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Olene Woolum; age 24; born 30 Mar 1940 in KY; no previous marriage; living at Coal Mtn, WV; son of
George and Victoria (Warren) Woolum; married on 16 Jan 1965 at Ikes Fork, WV; Patsy Lois Walker;
age 16; born 16 Apr 1948 at Steeles, WV; no previous marriage; living at Steeles, WV; daughter of
Joe and Della (Lester) Walker.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Olene “Zeke” Woolum, 77, of Steeles, WV, passed away peacefully Friday, May 26, 2017, in the Charleston Area Medical Center, General Division, after a long illness.

"Zeke was born March 30, 1940, in Crocket, KY, a son of the late George and Victoria Warren Woolum. He was of the Baptist Faith; was an avid WV football fan and in his younger days he enjoyed playing softball.

"In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Timmy Gene “Joe” Woolum; one daughter Sonja Sue Woolum; three brothers, Russell, Earl Dean and Stacy; one sister Mildred; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.

"Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Patsy Walker Woolum of the home; one daughter Dianna Lynn Woolum of the home; one special granddaughter, Brianna Woolum also of the home; five sisters Irene Cook of Coal Mountain, WV, Sylvia (John) Smith of Jarreau, LA, Adele Hatfield of Coal Mountain, WV, Dorsal (Jack) Duty of New Carlisle, OH, and Mildred Taylor of Steeles, WV; one brother, John Woolum of Bradshaw, WV; two brothers- in-law, Bobby (Leona) Walker and Lawrence (Patsy) Walker all of Steeles and a host of nieces, nephews and friends; and a very special “Baby” Brynlee Brooke Vinson of Iaeger, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 1 o’clock with Reverend Dennis Lester officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Pads Fork Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery at Steeles, WV. ..."


Patsy Lois Walker

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Olene Woolum; age 24; born 30 Mar 1940 in KY; no previous marriage; living at Coal Mtn, WV; son of
George and Victoria (Warren) Woolum; married on 16 Jan 1965 at Ikes Fork, WV; Patsy Lois Walker;
age 16; born 16 Apr 1948 at Steeles, WV; no previous marriage; living at Steeles, WV; daughter of
Joe and Della (Lester) Walker.


Earl Dean Woolum

1. 1940 Census, Bell Co, KY; District #2; Left Fork of Straight Creek; E.D. 7-9; taken on 9 Apr 1940; Page
119B; Image 12 of 38; Household #78.
Listed as Earl Dean Woolum; age 8; born in KY; 1st grade education; not attending school; lived in Bell Co,
KY on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, George Woolum.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Coal Mountain Community Cemetery, Coal Mountain, Wyoming Co, WV;
submitted by Cassy Sommers; 26 Dec 2011.
Earl Dean Woolum; born 14 Aug 1931 in Bell Co, KY; died 7 Aug 1987 in Wyoming Co, WV (in hospital
in Pineville, WV); buried here; headstone photo shown; obit posted.


John Roy Sexton

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John Roy Sexton
Race: White
Birth Date: 6 Apr 1921
Birth Place: Iaeger, West Virginia, USA
Residence: Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Jul 1945
Occupation: Unemployed
Weight: 154
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Margaret Sexton
Relationship: Mother
Household Members:
Name
John Roy Sexton"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 388; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Sexton; age 23; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; married on 1 Dec 1945 at Welch, WV;
Violet Hughes; age 17; born in Drill, VA; single; living at Iaeger, WV; with consent of Nora Hughes Bailey,
mother of Violet Hughes.
3. "World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945"; McDowell Co, WV; Page 417; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John R. Sexton; born 6 Apr 1921; Sargent; US Army; entered service 14 Aug 1940; served at Fort Hayes,
OH; Fort Bragg, NC; Camp Croft, SC; Brookland, NY; Iceland; England; Ireland; France; Belgium; Luxembourg;
Germany; Czechoslovakia; Africa; Brazil; British Guiana; puerto Ricoand Fort Meade, MD; five Bronze Stars; CIB;
Good Conduct Medal; Am. Def Med; VM, America and EAME; attended Iaeger HS; Protestant; son of M/M Thomas
Edward Sexton, Iaeger, WV; husband of Mrs. Violet Hughes Sextob, Iaeger, WV.
4. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: John R. Sexton
SSN: 717-10-1931
Last Residence:
24844 Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 6 Apr 1921
Died: 8 Oct 1998
State (Year) SSN issued: Railroad Board (Issued Through) (Before 1951)"


Violet "Billie" Hughes

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; Highland Ave; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 165B;
Image 8 of 22; Family #64/67.
Listed as Violet Hughes; age 2 yrs, 1 mon; born in VA; in household of mother, Nora Hughes.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1945); Page 388; WV Archives Web Site.
John R. Sexton; age 23; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; married on 1 Dec 1945 at Welch, WV;
Violet Hughes; age 17; born in Drill, VA; single; living at Iaeger, WV; with consent of Nora Hughes Bailey,
mother of Violet Hughes.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Violet "Billie" Sexton, 89, of Iaeger, WV, died Sunday, May 28, 2017, at her residence in Iaeger.

"Violet was born February 18, 1928, in Drill, VA, a daughter of the late Nora Brown Bailey. She had been a Christian for 69 years and attended the Jesus Church in Sandy Huff. She was formerly employed by the McDowell County Board of Education as a Custodian at Sandy Huff and was also employed by the Council of Southern Mountains.

"In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Sexton, son, Steve Sexton, sister, Gladiola Peck, and a grandson, Bobby Hunt.

"Survivors include four children, Sandy Kelley of Mooresville, IN; Hedy Sexton of Iaeger, WV, Bonnie Hunt also of Iaeger, and J. R. Sexton and wife Sonja of Statesville, NC; grandchildren, Ken Kelley of Poland, IN, Michelle Estep of Mooresville, IN, Greg Sexton of Taylorsville, NC, Jonathan Hunt of Winston Salem, NC, Christie Sexton of Statesville, NC, Stephanie Hebert of Goldsboro, NC, Tara French of Peterstown, WV, and Justin Sexton of Statesville, NC; 12 great grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Sue Rose of Mt. Pleasant, SC.

"Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 2, 2017, at 12 o’clock with Reverend Ricky Ferrell and Reverend Johnny Stumbo officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park at Bluewell, WV. ..."