McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Arber McKinley Addair

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arber Mckinley Addair
Race: White
Age: 19
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Bartley, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 9 Oct 1926
Residence Place: Jolo, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 27 Jun 1946
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 120
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Gray
Hair Color: Blonde
Height: 5 6
Next of Kin: D C Addair
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Arber Mckinley Addair Self (Head)
D C Addair Father"
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10262; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arber McKinley Addair; age 32; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; truck driver; living at Jolo, WV; son of
Dewey and Ola (Sweeney) Addair; married on 2 Apr 1959 in Lebanon, VA; Dora Mae Hatfield,
maiden name, Dora Jewel; born in Bradshaw, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Jolo,
WV; daughter of John D. and Nancy (Bailey) Jewell.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Polly Fry hagerman; 13 Mar 2012.
" Arber M. Addair
Birth 8 Oct 1926
Death 10 Sep 1974 (aged 47)
Burial
W. G. Hatifield Cemetery
Jolo, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA "


Dora Mae Jewell

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #10262; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Arber McKinley Addair; age 32; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; truck driver; living at Jolo, WV; son of
Dewey and Ola (Sweeney) Addair; married on 2 Apr 1959 in Lebanon, VA; Dora Mae Hatfield,
maiden name, Dora Jewel; born in Bradshaw, WV; divorced; one previous marriage; living at Jolo,
WV; daughter of John D. and Nancy (Bailey) Jewell.
2. McDowell Co, WV Death Certificate #'69 012068; WV Archives Website.
Dora Addair; age 49; born 15 Apr 1920 in WV; married; wife of Arber Addair; housewife; living at Jolo,
WV; daughter of John and Nancy (Bailey) Jewell; died 5 Aug 1969 in Doctor's Memorial Hospital,
Welch, WV; due to acute coronary occlusion; buried 8 Aug 1969 in Hatfield Cemetery, Jolo, WV.


Walter Edward Hicks

1. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Walter Edward Hicks
Race: White
Age: 18
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 17 Dec 1926
Birth Place: War, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 18 Dec 1944
Registration Place: Caretta, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Unemployed
Weight: 130
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 8
Next of Kin: Arthur Hicks
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Walter Edward Hicks Self (Head)
Arthur Hicks Father"
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 272; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Edward Hicks; age 21; born in War, WV; single; livinh in Jolo, WV; married on 15 Apr 1948 in
Jolo, WV; Effie Jane Keene; age 22; born in Marvin, WV; single; living in Jolo, WV
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Jerry L and Elizabeth Hicks"; Article; Page 170; submitted by Elizabeth
Hicks, PO Box 333, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Effie Jane Keene

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 272; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Edward Hicks; age 21; born in War, WV; single; livinh in Jolo, WV; married on 15 Apr 1948 in
Jolo, WV; Effie Jane Keene; age 22; born in Marvin, WV; single; living in Jolo, WV
2. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Effie Jane Hicks, 94, of Iaeger, WV, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Welch Community Hospital, Welch, WV.

"Effie was born August 1, 1925, on Keene Mountain near Marvin, VA, a daughter of the late Dave and Sarah Horne Keene. She was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church for over 60 years and enjoyed attending church when she could. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crocheting, reading and watching CNN. Effie was a custodian at Iaeger Elementary School and retired in 1989. She was the last surviving member of her original family.

"In addition to her parents, Dave and Sarah Keene, Effie was preceded in death by her husband Walter Hicks, one grandson, Danny Kennedy Jr.; four sisters, Ada Wimmer, Pearlie Mullins, Gladys Mullins, and Pinkie Patton; five brothers, Ballard, Lucian, Otis, Estil and Ira Keene; two infant sisters and an infant brother.

"Survivors include two sons, Jerry Hicks and Elizabeth of Beartown and Randall Hicks and Teresa of Pineville; one daughter Geraldine Kennedy and Danny of Iaeger; seven grandchildren, Jerry Dean Hicks and Jessica, Gregory Hicks, Kimberly Pruitt and William, Kristy Crutchfield and Shawn, Derek Riffe, Justin Hicks and Jordan Clark and Beau, seven great grandchildren, Cori Jarrett and Brandon, Chloe Hicks, Brian and Kandice Pruitt, Alex and Ethan Hicks and Riley Burton; one very special niece, who was raised as her sister, Betty Shortridge of Elkins Branch, VA; and numerous additional nieces, nephews and cousins whom she loved dearly.

"Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 11o’clock with Elder Jack Horn, Elder Travis Davis, and Elder Aaron Williams officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.

"Burial will follow in Grandview Memory Gardens on Bluefield/Tazewell Road in Bluefield, VA. Serving as pallbearers will be Jerry Dean Hicks, Gregory, Alex, and Justin Hicks, Derek Riffe, Brian Pruitt, Shawn Crutchfield, Darrell Payne, Joey Osborne, and Mike Auville. Honorary pallbearers will be Von Keen, Ronnie Keen, Ed Osborne, Russ Smith, Chan Smith and Joe Ford. Flower bearers will be Ethan Hicks and Riley Burton.

" Friends may visit with the family Saturday evening, October 19, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV.

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family."
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Jerry L and Elizabeth Hicks"; Article; Page 170; submitted by Elizabeth
Hicks, PO Box 333, Iaeger, WV 24844.


Lonnie Leslie Blankenship

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1957); Page 73; WV Archives Web Site.
Leslie Blankenship; age 28; born in Stephenson, WV; single; living at Corinne, WV; son of Lonnie
and Gladys Eria Blankenship; married on 29 Jun 1957 at Corinne, WV; Jeanette Lusk; age 17; born
and living at Bud, WV; single; daughter of Powell and Edna Lusk.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Lonnie Leslie Blankenship, 91, of Cyclone, WV, passed away on Wednesday September 9, 2020 at Raleigh
General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on January 12, 1929 at Devils Fork of Barkers Ridge, WV, a son of
the late Lonnie and Gladys Erie McKinney Blankenship. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a
daughter Christy Rene Blankenship; two sons Thomas Maynor and William Leslie "Butch" Blankenship; two
brothers Marvin and Bobby Dean Blankenship; and three sisters Edith, Peggy and Joyce Ann. Survivors include
his loving wife of 48 years Hallie May Maynor Blankenship; three sons Tony Maynor of Durham, NC, Jeffrey
Allen (Melanie Harrison) Blankenship of Bim and Lonnie Leslie (Crystal) Blankenship of Cyclone; a daughter
Roberta Gail (Michael) Kitchens of Hickory, NC; a sister Mary Polk of Midway; twenty-two grandchildren;
eighteen great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held at 1 pm
on Tuesday September 15th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Billy Gibson, Sr.
officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family
from 12 pm until time of service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being
served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco."


Hallie May Maynor

1. Ohio, Marriage Abstracts, 1970, 1972-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hallie M Maynor
Age: 21
Birth Year: abt 1951
Residence County: Montgomery
Spouse's Name: Lonnie L Blankenship
Spouse's Age: 43
Spouse's Birth Year: abt 1929
Spouse's Residence County: Montgomery
Marriage Date: 4 Mar 1972
Marriage License County: Montgomery
Certificate Number: 13024
Volume Number: 6817"


Christy Rene Blankenship

1. Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1998; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Christy Rena Blankenship
Birth Date : 4 Aug 1976
Birth Place: Ohio, USA
Birth Registration Date : 13 Aug 1976
Certificate Number: 1976090915
Father: Lonnie Leslie Blankenship
Mother : Hallie Mae Blankenship "
2. "The Journal Herald"; Dayton, OH; 1 Sep 1976; Page 37; Newspaper Obit; Newspapers.com Website.
"Blankenship, Christy Rena, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Blankenship, of 207 S. Torrence
St., Monday; services 1 p.m. tomorrow (Hoyne, E. Third)."


Elmer Rose

1. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Elmer Rose Elmer Rose, 60, of Coon Branch Mountain near Iaeger, passed away at his residence early Sunday morning, October 16, 2011. Elmer was born March, 19, 1951 in Hurley, VA, a son of the late Cecil Elmer and Fannie Nipper Rose. He was a retired underground coal miner and affiliated with many churches in McDowell County. He dedicated his life to God and loved to serve him. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 21 years, Lissie Francis Lowe Rose, one brother, Ervin Rose and three sisters, Stella Nipper, Marie "Peanut" Keaton, and Linda Payne. Survivors include one daughter, Rebecca Rose and fiancee Fernando Ramirez of Spartanburg, SC; one son, Elmer Lee Rose and wife Crystal of Spartanburg; two step daughters, Miranda Mitchell and husband Keith of Maiden, NC; and Melissa Ellen Green of Hickory, NC; eight grandchildren, Brittany and Chelsea Lathem both of Spartanburg, SC, Jason Rose of Arvonia, VA, Lyndi Graham and husband John of Spartanburg, Victoria Suttles of Spartanburg, Matthew Beal and wife Cynthia "Cindy",Robbie Dawson and Michelle Mitchell all of Maiden; two sisters, Beth Everson and husband Donald of Lexington, NC, and Mary Garlic and husband Ricky of Bradshaw; two brothers, James Akers and wife Connie of War, and Graham Akers and wife Carolyn of Bradshaw; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend Sharon Mullins of Iaeger. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 12 o'clock with Reverend Roger "Pete" Woods and Reverend William Daughtery officiating at the Jesus Church at Bartley. Burial will follow in the Lowe Cemetery on Garland Mountain near Garland...."


Mike Sabo

1. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-494; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mike Sabo; age 57; born 29 Sep 1884 in Hungary; living at Filbert, WV; disabled, can not work;
person who will always know address, Dora Sabo, Filbert, WV; 5' 6" tall; 150 lbs; brown eyes; gray
hair; ruddy complexion.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #530; WV Archives Web Site.
Mike Sabo; age 57 yrs, 2 mons; 30 days; born 27 Oct 1885 in Hungary; married; husband of Dora
Weddbern; age 42; miner; living at Filbert, WV; son of unknown parents; died 26 Jan 1943 at Filbert,
WV; due to rupture of aortis anuerism; buried 28 Jan 1943 in Thorpe, WV.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mike Sabo Sr
SSN: 190109315
Birth Date: 29 Sep 1882
Claim Date: 28 Aug 1947
Type of Claim: Life Claim
Notes: 22 Oct 1976: Name listed as MIKE SABO SR"


Dora Weddbern

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Dora (Weddbern) Sabo; born in 1901; died in 1976; buried here; grave marker photo shown.