McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

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Isaac Mitchell

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Jenkinjones; E.D. 24-9; taken 17 Apr 1940; Page
172A; Image 35 of 50; Household #284.
Listed as Isaac Mitchell; age 22; born in WV; single; Negro; 1 yr HS education; lived in McDowell
Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; contractor laborer; in household of brother-in-law, Charles Fitts.


Harvey Deskin Webb

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Harvey Deskins Webb
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 73
Birth Date: abt 1883
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 25 Oct 1956
Marriage Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Father: C D Webb
Mother: Dettie Cox
Spouse: Lillie Grosse Sweeney
Certificate Number: 1956031948"


Augustine John Signaigo

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Augustine John Signaigo, age 91 of Welch, passed away on December 18, 2018. Born September 18, 1927, in Welch, West Virginia, he was the son of Leo James Signaigo Sr. and Mollie Ellen Trent Signaigo. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sonia Sue Snodgrass Signaigo, and his brother, Leo James Signaigo, Jr.
Survivors include his son, John Augustine Signaigo, of Welch, and his daughter, Sue Ellen Akers, son-in-law, Anthony Akers, and his grandson, Tyler Anthony Akers of Pearl, Mississippi.
He was a graduate of Welch High School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.
He started his banking career with the First National Bank of Narrows, in Narrows Virginia. He worked for the Comptroller of the Currency as an Assistant National Bank Examiner. He was the President of the Bank of Iaeger when he retired.
Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2 P.M. from the Mausoleum at Roselawn Memorial Park in Princeton, WV, with Pastor Scott Long officiating. Entombment will follow the Services. Friends may visit with the family Friday, December 21, 2018, from 1 P.M. to 2 P.M. at the Mausoleum in Roselawn Memorial Park, Princeton, WV...."


Sonia Sue Snodgrass

1. "Bluefield Daily Telegraph" Bluefield, WV; Thursday, 12 Aug 2010; Newspaper Obit.
"WELCH — Sonia Sue Signaigo, age 74, of Welch, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at Charleston Area Medical Center, General Division, in Charleston, W.Va. Born September 22, 1935, in Calvin, Lee County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson and Ruth Willis Snodgrass.
She was a graduate of Welch High School. She was a Registered Nurse graduate of Lewis Gale Hospital in Roanoke, Va. She was an Assistant Superintendent of Nurses at Grace Hospital in Welch, W.Va.
Survivors include her husband, Augustine Signaigo; her son, John A. Signaigo of Welch; one daughter, Sue Ellen Signaigo and her husband Anthony Akers and their son Tyler Anthony Akers of Pearl, Miss.; and one sister, Theresa Ann Branch of Parkersburg, W.Va.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 13, 2010 at 1 p.m. from the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Welch with the Reverend Diane Hall officiating. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton."


Billy Gene Milam

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
Billy Gene Milam; age 25; born 9 Sep 1937 in Crumpler, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
3136 Parkway, Terrace Drive, Suitland, MD; son of Oswald and Margaret (Pugliee) Milam; married
on 18 Apr 1965 in Beartown, WV; Nancy Lee White; age 21; born 4 Mar 1944 in Ronceverte, WV;
single; no previous marriage; living at Northfork, WV; daughter of Leo (deceased) and Hallie
(Christian) White.
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire;"William V. and Gertrude B.
Milam"; Article; Pag3 203; submitted by Venellia Miller Perry, Rt 1, Box 508, Bluefield, WV 24701.


Nancy Lee White

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 312; WV Archives Web Site.
Billy Gene Milam; age 25; born 9 Sep 1937 in Crumpler, WV; single; no previous marriage; living at
3136 Parkway, Terrace Drive, Suitland, MD; son of Oswald and Margaret (Pugliee) Milam; married
on 18 Apr 1965 in Beartown, WV; Nancy Lee White; age 21; born 4 Mar 1944 in Ronceverte, WV;
single; no previous marriage; living at Northfork, WV; daughter of Leo (deceased) and Hallie
(Christian) White.


Charles Junior Butcher

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1951); Page 118; WV Archives Website.
Charles Junior Butcher; age 21; born in Webster Springs, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV; married
on 2 Apr 1951 at Big Four, WV; Hazel Kathleen England; age 18; born in Superior, WV; single; living
at Kimball, WV; with consent of Ethel Fay England, mother of Hazel Kathleen England.


Hazel Kathleen England

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1951); Page 118; WV Archives Website.
Charles Junior Butcher; age 21; born in Webster Springs, WV; single; living at Kimball, WV; married
on 2 Apr 1951 at Big Four, WV; Hazel Kathleen England; age 18; born in Superior, WV; single; living
at Kimball, WV; with consent of Ethel Fay England, mother of Hazel Kathleen England.


Charles E. Butcher

1. "The Welch News"; Welch, WV; Newspaper Obit; 27 Aug 2021; On-Line Edition.
"Charles Butcher, 63, of Vivian passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Born April 30, 1958 in Welch. He was the son of the late Charles and Hazel England Butcher.

"Mr. Butcher has been a life long resident of McDowell county and was of the Christian faith.

"Mr. Butcher was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, 1 sister, and 3 uncles.

"Mr. Butcher is survived by his step-mother Mildred Butcher of Kimball, 1 sister Drema Butcher of Welch, 1 uncle Clinton Butcher of Welch, 2 half-brothers, Lynn Eldridge and David Eldridge of Kimball, and 1 very close friend William L Rose of Welch.

"Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 8, 2021 at 1:00pm from the Widener Funeral Home in Northfork with the Rev Randall Dority officiating. Burial will follow at the Belcher Mt. Cemetery on Belcher Mountain. Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.
We ask please follow the COVID-19 Protocol. Services entrusted to the Widener Funeral Home in Northfork, WV."


JoAnn Mae Combs

1. "The Indepentent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 24 Jun 2021; On-Line Edition.
"JoAnne Mae Combs Kirk, 66, of Itmann, WV passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. She was born on January 8, 1955 in Mullens, WV, a daughter of the late Oscar Combs and Bonnie Bowling Church.

"In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers Eddie Combs and Billy Walker. JoAnne was a very loving and caring person, she was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She loved her family and always treated everyone with kindness.

"Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter Teresa Turrisi – Belcher and a son Roger Dale Belcher, Jr. all of Itmann a grandson Carmine Turrisi of Itmann brothers and sisters Gene Combs, Frankie Combs, Deborah Combs, Sallie Harris, Trish Smith, Margie Derenthal, Johnny McMillion, Minnie Vincent, and Sue McCallman several nieces, and nephews who all loved her and called her “Aunt Joey”, and a host of other loving family and friends. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

"The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


William Mathew "Bill" Lester Sr

1. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"U.S. Veteran

"William Mathew “Bill” Lester, Sr., 91, of Mullens passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at his home following a short illness.

"Born October 8, 1927 at Bud, he was the son of the late Jesse James and Julia (Titta) Lester.

"Bill was the Owner and Operator of Mullens Salvage and Supply Company since 1959, first working for Norfolk Western Railway at the Elmore Yard from 1943- 1955 and last worked in Bluefield, WV as a Machinist from 1955-1959. He was a member of the Bud Baptist Church and was always so proud to be a lifelong resident of Mullens, WV.

"Bill was a life member of the Mullens Lion’s Club, American Legion Post 106, Southgate CB Club, Mullens Area Chamber of Commerce, and a crusade chairman of the American Red Cross for 15 years. He was a proud U. S. Army Veteran serving in the World War II 1986 Division of Military Police and was a proud charter member of World War II Memorial.

"In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Betty June Green Lester; two brothers, Terry M. Lester and Harry E. Lester.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his son, William M. Lester, Jr.; three grandchildren, Rachel Ellen Lester of Greenville, SC, Matthew L. Lester, and Jay S. Lester; one sister, Ellen J. Lusk; several nieces and nephews; a special niece, Carolyn, and special friends, James Gibson and his wife, Karen and Tresa McGraw.

"Committal services and entombment will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley Mausoleum B with Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating.

"Those wishing to attend the committal are asked to meet at the mausoleum.

"Military graveside rites are being conducted by the Wyoming County Honor Guard.

"There will be no visitation prior to services...."


Charles Gray Rhodes Sr

1. 1940 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Mulberry Township; E.D. 97-14; taken 2 May 1940; Page 201B; Image
36 of 46; Household #297.
Listed as Charles G. Rhodes; age 7; born in NC; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on 1 Apr
1935; in household of father, James Mack Rhodes.
2. Montana, Divorce Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes Sr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 50
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1951
Marriage Place: Jeffersonville, Indiana
Divorce Date: 22 Sep 1982
Divorce Place: Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Spouse: Dorothy Frances Rhodes
Certificate Number: 82 3411"
3. Montana, Marriage Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes Sr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 50
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Birth Place: Winston Salem, No. Carolina
Marriage Date: 8 Oct 1982
Marriage Place: Billings, Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Father: James Mack Rhodes
Mother: Hettie Ruth Rhodes
Spouse: Mary Jane Dauenhauer
Certificate Number: 82 06918"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Gray Rhodes
[Charles G Rhodes]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1932
Birth Place: Winston Sale, North Carolina
Death Date: 14 Mar 2002
Father: James M Rhodes
Mother: Hettie R Elledge
SSN: 242402312
Notes: Nov 1946: Name listed as CHARLES GRAY RHODES;
16 Apr 2002: Name listed as CHARLES G RHODES"


Dorothy Frances Wafford

1. Montana, Divorce Records, 1943-1986; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Dorothy Frances Rhodes
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 49
Birth Date: 25 Mar 1933
Marriage Date: 4 Jun 1951
Marriage Place: Jeffersonville, Indiana
Divorce Date: 22 Sep 1982
Divorce Place: Yellowstone, Montana, USA
Spouse: Charles Gray Rhodes
Certificate Number: 82 3411"