McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Earl Stewart Cox

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 83; WV Archives Website.
Earl Cox; age 26; born in Spring Hill, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; son of Arnet and Elsie
Cox; married on 28 May 1949 at Harcher, WV; Bonnie Elkins; age 20; born and living in Ocena, WV;
single; daughter of Luther and Allie Elkins.


Bonnie Jean Elkins

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 8 Apr 1930, Page 192B, Family #111.
Listed as Bonnie Elkins, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Luther Elkins.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 29 Apr 1940; Page 230?B;
Image 28 of 97; Household #191.
Listed as Bonnie Elkins; age 11; born in WV; single; 4th grade education; lived in same house
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Luther L. Elkins.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 83; WV Archives Website.
Earl Cox; age 26; born in Spring Hill, WV; single; living at Kopperston, WV; son of Arnet and Elsie
Cox; married on 28 May 1949 at Harcher, WV; Bonnie Elkins; age 20; born and living in Ocena, WV;
single; daughter of Luther and Allie Elkins.
4. "The Independent Herald"; Pineville, WV; 26 Aug 2021; On-Line Edition.
"Bonnie Jean Elkins Cox, 92, of Lillydale, WV entered into eternal life on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at her residence following a long illness. She was born on November 10, 1928 in Lynco, WV a daughter of the late Luther L. and Alverta Toler Elkins. Bonnie is a lifelong resident of Wyoming County, a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She loved her flowers and working in the garden. Bonnie was the last member of her immediate family.

"In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Stewart Cox brothers James Kenner, Ulvert O. and Rev. Roy N. Elkins sisters Hallie Ocheletree and Athleen Miller and a grandson Jason Daniel Simpson.

"Survivors include four sons Steven Earl (Ruby) Cox of Lynco, Danny Joe Cox of Lillydale, Luther “Corky” (Lisa) Cox of Clear Fork, and Tracy Leroy Cox of Lillydale two daughters Sherry Irene Bradford of Summerville, SC, and Peggy Sue Carter of Clear Fork five grandchildren Stephanie Lynn (James) Tilley of Oceana, Steven Earl Cox, II of Lynco, Adam Shane (Angela) Bradford of Crouch’s Farm, Nathan Bradford of Orlando, FL, and Zachary Shane Cox of Clear Fork six great grandchildren Jade Lynn Cox, Steven Earl Cox, III, Natalie Renee Bradford, Lindsay Danielle (Dalton) Toler, Heaven Wilson, and Isabella Wilson two step great grandchildren Chris Gravley, and Jon Gravley a great great grandchild Alaina Jo Toler a step great great grandchild Tanner Gravley and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.

"Graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm on Thursday, August 26th at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV with Rev. William Cook officiating. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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


Lula Adams

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1935); Page __; Line #10; WV Archives Website.
Columbus Hensley; age 27; born in WV; single; farmer; living at Whilwind, WV; son of Dave and Mint
(Collins) Hensley; married on 6 Apr 1935 at Whirlwind, WV; Lulie Preast; age 37; born in WV; widow;
living at Whirlwind, WV; daughter of Willie and Martha (Tomblin) Adams.


Clinton Alexander Tanner

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 170; WV Archives Website.
Clinton A. Tanner; born 12 Jan 1906 in Bluefield, WV; living at Berwind, WV; son of John W. and Tine;
married on 6 Jun 1938 at Iaeger, WV; Ina K. Gentry; born 7 Jan 1910 at Suel (sic? Sewell?), WV;
living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Fredrick and Gertrude.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'72 002409; WV Archives Website.
Clinton A. Tanner; age 66; born 12 Jan 1906 in WV; married; husband of Ina Gentry; railroad
conductor; SS# 719-05-6628; living at Iaeger, WV; son of J. W. and Tina (Moor) Tanner; died 28 Jan
1972 in Doctors Memorial Hospital, Welch, WV; due to pancreatic cancer; buried 31 Jan 1972 in
Restlawn Memoral Park, Princeton (sic, Bluefield), WV.


Ina Kathrine Gentry

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; taken on 6 Feb 1920; Page 239A;
Family #93/97.
Listed as Inna Gentry; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Frederick J. Gentry.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Sandy District; Iaeger; taken on 2 Apr 1930; Page 162B;
Family #16/18.
Listed as Ina K. Gentry; age 20; born in WV; in household of father, Frederick J. Gentry.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1938); Page 170; WV Archives Website.
Clinton A. Tanner; born 12 Jan 1906 in Bluefield, WV; living at Berwind, WV; son of John W. and Tine;
married on 6 Jun 1938 at Iaeger, WV; Ina K. Gentry; born 7 Jan 1910 at Suel (sic? Sewell?), WV;
living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of Fredrick and Gertrude.


Worden R. Counts

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Worden R Counts
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 24
Birth Date: abt 1913
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 17 Apr 1937
Marriage Place: Lebanon, Virginia, USA
Father: J A Counts
Mother: Quillen Tetter
Spouse: Bonnie Ellen Couch
Certificate Number: 1937008196"


Bonnie Ellen Couch

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Bonnie Ellen Couch
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 22
Birth Date: abt 1915
Marriage Registration Place: Russell, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 17 Apr 1937
Marriage Place: Lebanon, Virginia, USA
Father: A E Couch
Mother: Ellen Mcreynolds
Spouse: Worden R Counts
Certificate Number: 1937008196"