McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


George Franklin "Frank" Asbury Jr

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; Susannah; taken on 15 Apr 1930; Page 98B;
Family #200/202.
Listed as Frank Beavers; age 8; born in WV; in household of step-father, George Beavers.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Asbury Jr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1921
Birth Place: Avondale Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 15 Jan 1997
Father: Frank Asbury
Mother: Rosa E Muncy
SSN: 232440754
Notes: Nov 1945: Name listed as FRANK ASBURY JR;
22 Mar 1997: Name listed as FRANK ASBURY"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Frank Asbury
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 22 Mar 1921
Death Date: 15 Jan 1997
SSN: 232440754
Branch 1: AF
Enlistment Date 1: 5 Feb 1940
Release Date 1: 31 May 1965"
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Buddy; 17 Feb 2012.
" Frank Asbury, Jr
Birth 22 Mar 1922
USA
Death 15 Jan 1997 (aged 74)
Burial
Wagener Cemetery
Wagener, Aiken County, South Carolina"

Additional Information Posted: "S.Sgt., U.S. Air Force, WW II, Korea, Vietnam.

"Husband of Lieselotte "Lisa" Wagenbach."


Lieselotta "Lisa" Wagenbach

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Victrianna; 17 Jun 2011.
" Lieselotte “Lisa” Wagenbach Asbury
Birth 27 Oct 1923
Wiesbaden, Stadtkreis Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
Death 30 Apr 2010 (aged 86)
Aiken County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Wagener Cemetery
Wagener, Aiken County, South Carolina"

Additional Information posted:
"Wagener- Mrs. Lieselotte Wagenbach Asbury, 86, entered into rest Friday, April 30, 2010.

"Mrs. Asbury was born in Wiesbaden, Germany to the late Hohann and Amalie Kohn Wagenbach. She was preceded by her husband Frank Asbury. Jr. and sister, Boby Henrich. She is survived by niece Gaby Henrich of Germany, nephew Ray Blankenship of Maryland, and a sister-in-law Ann L. Beavers of Pelion.

"Visitation will be Monday from 6 to 8 pm in the Wagener Chapel of Blizzard Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be in the Wagener United Methodist Church, Tuesday at 4:00 pm with Rev. Hope Avins and Rev. David Bauknight officiating. Burial will be in the Wagener Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Wagener United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 265 Wagener, SC 29164."


Manuel Antunes

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Manuel Antunes; born 16 Mar 1900 in Portugal; single; living in Welch, WV; son of Joe and Rose;
was issued a license to marry on 20 Jul 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Virginia Mounts; born 3 Mar
1915 in Grundy, VA; single; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Charlie and Margie; no return by a
minister.


Virginia Mounts

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1939); Page 210; WV Archives Web Site.
Manuel Antunes; born 16 Mar 1900 in Portugal; single; living in Welch, WV; son of Joe and Rose;
was issued a license to marry on 20 Jul 1939 in McDowell Co, WV; Virginia Mounts; born 3 Mar
1915 in Grundy, VA; single; living in Welch, WV; daughter of Charlie and Margie; no return by a
minister.


Richard Elbert Taylor Crotts

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Drema White; 7 Nov 2004; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Richard Elbert Taylor “Taylor” Crotts
Birth 19 Oct 1900
Carroll County, Virginia, USA
Death 1 Jul 1967 (aged 66)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Winfrey Cemetery
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Father of:
Betty Louise Crotts Brock
Billy Richard Crotts
Brenda Crotts Danner
Mamie Elizabeth Frazier(1931 to 2009)
John Raymond Crotts Sr
Donna Sue Crotts (1946 to 1947)

"Brother of:
Nancie Lew Emma Crotts Tate (1912 to 1944)
Jonah Crotts (1903 to 1969)
Rufus McDonald Crotts (1908 to 1988)
Shadrick Rector Crotts (1915 to 1973)
Rosa Belle Crotts Allen (1917 to 1983)"


Glayds Rosebelle Lane

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Drema White; 7 Nov 2004; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Gladys Rosebelle Lane Crotts
Birth 10 Jun 1915
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 31 Jul 1972 (aged 57)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Winfrey Cemetery
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Alexander Mose Lane (1876 to 1961) and Eliza Jane Harris Lane (1878 to 1945).

"Sister of:
LEONA ETHEL LANE BELCHER (1901 to 1996)
IDA ELLEN LANE DOLLAEYE (1903 TO 1987)
WILLIE EDWARD BILL LANE (1906 TO 1948)
JAMES W LANE (1908 TO 1978)
WADE DEVINE LANE (1911 TO 1962)
LATTIS LANE (1916 TO UNK)

"Mother of:
Betty Louise Crotts Brock
Billy Richard Crotts
Brenda Crotts Danner
Mamie Elizabeth Frazier(1931 to 2009)
John Raymond Crotts Sr
Donna Sue Crotts (1946 to 1947)"


Mary Elizabeth Crotts

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by John Crotts; 17 Jan 2014; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Mamie Elizabeth “Teeny” Crotts Frazier
Birth 5 May 1931
Hemphill, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 17 Nov 2009 (aged 78)
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA "


Donna Sue Crotts

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by John Crotts; 17 Jan 2014; maintained by Find A Grave.
" Donna Sue Crotts
Birth 24 Aug 1946
Marytown, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 14 Dec 1947 (aged 1)
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
New Belcher Mountain Community Cemetery
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA"


Wilmer Payne

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Algoma Road; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 20A;
Image 13 of 45; Family #126/135.
Listed as Wilmer Payne; age 21; born in VA; single; Negro; mine laborer; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; keystone; E.D. 24-25; taken 27 Apr 1940;
Page 519B; Image 67 of 77; Household #686.
Listed as Wilmer Payne; age 30; born in VA; single; Negro; 4th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader for Koppers Coal Co; in household of brother, Harris Payne.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilmer Payne
Race: Black
Age: 30
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 13 Apr 1910
Birth Place: Chatham, Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Keystone, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Keystone, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Koppers Coal Company
Weight: 178
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 6 4
Next of Kin: Harris Payne
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Wilmer Payne Self (Head)"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilmer Payne; age 40; born in Chatham, VA; single; colored; living at Algoma, WV; married on 27
May 1950 in Northfork, WV; Safara Elizabeth Smith; age 21; born and living in Gilliiam, WV; single;
colored.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 442; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilmer Payne age 48; born in Chatham, VA; widowed; colored; living in McDowell, WV; married on 5
Oct 1958 in Bluefield, WV; Lula Virginia Maben; age 31; born and living in Keystone, WV; widow;
colored.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilmer Payne
SSN: 236-10-8267
Last Residence:
24852 Keystone, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Born: 9 Apr 1910
Died: 19 May 1994
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Wilmer Payne

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Northfork District; Algoma Road; taken 7 Apr 1930; Page 20A;
Image 13 of 45; Family #126/135.
Listed as Wilmer Payne; age 21; born in VA; single; Negro; mine laborer; head of household.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; keystone; E.D. 24-25; taken 27 Apr 1940;
Page 519B; Image 67 of 77; Household #686.
Listed as Wilmer Payne; age 30; born in VA; single; Negro; 4th grade education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; coal loader for Koppers Coal Co; in household of brother, Harris Payne.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilmer Payne
Race: Black
Age: 30
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 13 Apr 1910
Birth Place: Chatham, Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Keystone, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Registration Place: Keystone, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Koppers Coal Company
Weight: 178
Complexion: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 6 4
Next of Kin: Harris Payne
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Wilmer Payne Self (Head)"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 404; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilmer Payne; age 40; born in Chatham, VA; single; colored; living at Algoma, WV; married on 27
May 1950 in Northfork, WV; Safara Elizabeth Smith; age 21; born and living in Gilliiam, WV; single;
colored.
5. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 442; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilmer Payne age 48; born in Chatham, VA; widowed; colored; living in McDowell, WV; married on 5
Oct 1958 in Bluefield, WV; Lula Virginia Maben; age 31; born and living in Keystone, WV; widow;
colored.
6. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Wilmer Payne
SSN: 236-10-8267
Last Residence:
24852 Keystone, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Born: 9 Apr 1910
Died: 19 May 1994
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"


Lula Virginia Baity

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Melton Mabin; age 45; born in Norfolk, VA; widowed; colored; living at Lamar, WV; son of Jim and
Clara Melton; married on 10 Apr 1943 in Matoaka, WV; Lula Baity; age 16; born in VA (sic, Keystone
WV); single; colored; living at Macajah, WV; daughter of Robert and Hattie (Lipscomb) Baity.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 442; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilmer Payne age 48; born in Chatham, VA; widowed; colored; living in McDowell, WV; married on 5
Oct 1958 in Bluefield, WV; Lula Virginia Maben; age 31; born and living in Keystone, WV; widow;
colored.
3. Gregory-Page Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mrs. Lula V. Payne was born on the 11th day of June 1927, to her parents,the late Evelyn Hickman Howell and Robert Baity of Keystone, WV. After completing her education, she became a wife and a homemaker. For 66 years, she was a faithful member of Mt. Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Keystone, until failing health. She loved the Lord, her Church and singing hymns of praise. Her joy was in giving generously of her time and talents to help others. She was an excellent cook, who enjoyed both shopping and traveling. Her favorite pastimes were spent watching television game shows, old movies and wrestling matches. Also, this summer she attended and sang with Toby Mac at one of his Concerts. She had a great sense of humor and remained both humble and gentle natured throughout years of illness.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Melton Maben Sr., her second husband, Wilmer Payne; two siblings, Walter Howell and Vivian Williams; one granddaughter, Renetta "Sue" Dickerson; great-grandchildren: Andrianna and Anthony Dickerson Sr., Mykell Cowans, TreVon Hatch, Jayden Payne and great-great-granddaughter, Kyleigh Hurt. Mrs. Payne was the last surviving member of her original family, as she peacefully departed this life on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Novant Health/Presbyterian in Charlotte, NC.

"She leaves a life time of cherished memories to her devoted children: Melton W. (Donna) Maben Jr., of Winston-Salem, NC, Dennis W. (Sheila) Payne of Columbus, OH, Lula "Virginia" (George) Dickerson of Keystone, WV, Evelyn (Hugh) Maben-Hall of Weddington, NC, Hattie M. (Alphonso D.) Avery of Keystone, WV, Holly A. Maben of Charlotte, NC, and Ruth (Pastor Kenneth) Payne-Brown of Northfork, WV; grandchildren: Georgetta Dickerson, Tony Dickerson, Patricia Dickerson, Donald (Mildred) Dickerson, Inez (Isaah) Dodson, Myesha (Robbie) Cowans, Vanessa Kilpatrick, Nicolette Brown, Michelle "Tiffany Blu" Cromwell, Damon Cromwell, Denisha Payne, Dennis "Denberg" Payne, Devon Payne, Kenneth J. Brown and Marla Brown; her 54 additional great, and great-great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces; other relatives and Carlotta Young, her sister-in-law of Keystone, WV and friends.

"A Service in honor of her well lived life will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Mt. Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Keystone, with her son-in-law, Pastor Kenneth Brown, eulogist and Dr. Robert E. Rogers presiding. Interment will follow in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 6605 New Hope Road in Bluewell, WV. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., until the time of Service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and granddaughters as flower bearers."


Renetta Suzanne "Sue" Dickerson

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Renetta S Dickerson
Birth Date: 9 Nov 1966
Address: PO Box 564, Keystone, WV, 24868-0564 (1993)"
2. Gregory-Page Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Renetta Suzanne "Sue" Dickerson, a resident of Princeton, WV; formerly of Charlotte, NC and Keystone, WV, who peacefully departed this life on Wednesday, at CAMC Memorial in Charleston, WV. Sue as she was affectionately known to many and Nette by others, was the daughter of George and Virginia Dickerson of Keystone. She attended McDowell County Public Schools and the Little French Beauty Academy, where she mastered the trade of becoming one of the best hair designers in the City. As some would say, "the girl was fierce when it came to braiding hair." At an early age, she was baptized and became a member of Mt. Chapel Baptist Church in Keystone, where she participated in various youth activities. She was employed for a number of years as a cashier for Exxon in Charlotte. Sue/Nette will be remembered for her daily inspirational facebook posts that uplifted the spirits of many. She will be lovingly remembered as being a caregiver, who gave her all to both Family and friends when needed. She was preceded in death by her baby girl, Adrianna Michelle and her son, Anthony "A.J." Dickerson; an infant niece, Kyleigh Jade Hurt and infant nephew, Mykell Cowans; her maternal grandfather, Wilmer Payne; maternal great-grandparents, Ranzo and Evelyn Howell and paternal grandparents, David and Madeline Martin, also her namesake Suzanne Slaughter. Those left to cherish her memory which includes; her parents, George and Virginia; her devoted daughter, Altavese and son-in-law, David Jennings, with whom she made her home and her son, Akeem Dickerson all of Princeton; her grandchildren: Jakayla Matthews, Daniel and Faye Jennings,,Anthony Dickerson Jr.; and a granddaughter (due in January 2020), Adrianna Dawn; her siblings: Georgetta Dickerson, Myesha (Robbie) Cowans and Tony Dickerson all of Keystone, Inez (Isaah) Dodson of Kimball, WV, Patricia Dickerson of Charlotte and Donald (Mildred) Dickerson of Bonham, TX; her maternal grandmother, Lula Payne of Charlotte; her aunts: Hattie (Alphonso) Avery of Keystone, Ruth (Kenneth) Brown of Northfork, WV, Evelyn (Hugh) Hall and,Holly Maben both of Charlotte; her uncles, Melton (Donna) Maben of Winston-Salem, NC and Dennis (Sheila) Payne of Columbus, OH; her long time companion, Claude Collins of Charlotte and her devoted best friend, Tamara Eubanks of Charleston; several nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends who loved her dearly. Service will be held at (noon)12:00 .p.m., on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Mt. Chapel Baptist Church in Keystone, with Pastor Kenneth Brown officiating. Entombment. will follow in Restlawn Mausoleum in Bluewell, WV...."