McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Freelen D. Shepherd

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
Freelen Shepherd; age 19; born in Hanover, WV; single; living at Steeles, WV; son of Frank and
Merba Shepherd; married on 12 Mar 1956 at Hanover, WV; Joan Walker; age 17; born and living
at Steeles, WV; daughter of Joe and Della Walker.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Pads Fork Cemetery, McDowell (sic?, Wyoning?) Co, WV; submitted by
Sherry Hodges; 8 Feb 2013.
Freelen D. Shepherd; born 5 May 1936; died 19 Mov 2009; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
"Freelen D. Shepherd, 73, of Steeles, W.Va., died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at his residence, following a long illness.
Freelen was born May 5, 1936, in Hanover, W.Va., a son of the late Frank and Merva Lester Shepherd. He was a precious, loving husband, father, pops, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. He was one that would offer you anything he had. Mr. Shepherd was a disabled coal miner and a member of the Pads Fork Freewill Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Joan Walker Shepherd, a daughter, Debbie Lynn Shepherd, his only sis, Inez Lawrence, two brothers, and a special nephew, Timmy Woolum.
Survivors include one daughter, Diane Lane of Steeles; three grandsons, Bruce, Jeffery, and Danny Lane all of Steeles; son-in-law, Donnie Lane of Hanover; three brothers, Earl (Kat) Shepherd of Hanover, Ray Shepherd of Sun Hill and Roy Shepherd of Jacksonville, Fla.; one special "Pumpkin," Brianna Woolum; one special "Little Buddy," Logan Neace; numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at 1 o'clock with Rev. Dennis Lester and Rev. Earl Brewer officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger.
Freelen will be laid to rest beside the love of his life at the Pads Fork Church Cemetery at Pads Fork near Steeles, W.Va. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Allen Sprouse.
Friends may visit with the family at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, this evening, Nov. 22, 2009, from 6 to 9 p.m., where evening services will be conducted at 7 p.m.
Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, W.Va., is assisting the Shepherd Family.
The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia
November 22, 2009 ..."


Jo Ann Walker

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 159; WV Archives Web Site.
Freelen Shepherd; age 19; born in Hanover, WV; single; living at Steeles, WV; son of Frank and
Merba Shepherd; married on 12 Mar 1956 at Hanover, WV; Joan Walker; age 17; born and living
at Steeles, WV; daughter of Joe and Della Walker.


Bill Dennis Massey

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Bill D Massey
Also Known As Billy Dennis Massey
Event Date 01 Sep 1998
Event Place Lynco, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 22 Aug 1952
Address Lynco, West Virginia 24857
Address Date 01 Sep 1998
2nd Address Lynco, West Virginia 24857
2nd Address Date 01 Aug 1993-25 Mar 2008
Affiliate Identifier 171331864"


Ugonda Toler

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Ugonda "Dood" Toler Massey, 66, of Lynco, WV went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday December 4,
2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. She was born on October 28, 1952 in Uno, WV a
daughter of the late Naman H. and Lenora "Nora" Trent Toler. Dood is a member of the Lynco Community
Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters Freddie Gene Toler,
Delores Harvey, Cordie Toler, Othial Blankenship, Charlotte Allen and Patricia Raleigh. Survivors include her
loving husband of 45 years Bill Dennis Massey; two daughters Nora Mullins and companion Jason Sizemore
and Amanda "Mandy" (Rocky) Lusk all of Lynco; three sisters Dianna Ellis of Oceana, Alice Hanshaw of
Fisher Bottom and Porsha Scoglietti of Brunswick, OH; three brothers Larry (Sandra) Toler of Olmsted Falls
Township, OH, Benny (Linda) Toler of Baileysville and Benjamin "Buddy" (Julie) Toler of Bedford, VA; four
grandchildren Natausha Mullins, Alyssa Mullins, Kyra Mullins and Keyerra Massey; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Wednesday December 12th at the Lynco
Community Church with Rev. Gary Toler officiating. She will be laid to rest in Cook Cemetery, Lynco, WV.
Friends may gather with the family after 6PM on Tuesday December 11th at the church. Pallbearers will be
family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. "


Dennis E. French

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 275; WV Archives Web Site.
Dennis E. French; age 22; born in Thorpe, WV; single; living at Pageton, WV; married on 1 Oct 1943
at Welch, WV; Edith Huddler; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of Judge
of Circuit Court and Mary Bridgeman, mother of Edith Huddler.


Mary Edith Hudler

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 275; WV Archives Web Site.
Dennis E. French; age 22; born in Thorpe, WV; single; living at Pageton, WV; married on 1 Oct 1943
at Welch, WV; Edith Huddler; age 19; born and living at Pageton, WV; single; with consent of Judge
of Circuit Court and Mary Bridgeman, mother of Edith Huddler.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary Edith Huddler
[Mary Edith French]
[Mary French]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Nov 1923
Birth Place: Pageton, West Virginia
[Pageton Mcdo??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 10 Jun 1999
Father: Earnest C Huddler
Mother: Mary G Martin
SSN: 229241357
Notes: Aug 1942: Name listed as MARY EDITH HUDDLER;
Aug 1947: Name listed as MARY EDITH FRENCH;
03 Jul 1999: Name listed as MARY E FRENCH"
3. Kentucky, Death Index, 1911-2000; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary E French
Death Date: 10 Jun 1999
Death Place: Boyd
Age: 75
Residence: Boyd
Volume: 33
Certificate: 16319"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Mary E. French
SSN: 229-24-1357
Last Residence:
41101 Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, USA
BORN: 19 Nov 1923
Died: 10 Jun 1999
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Emily Kelly; 21 Dec 2011.
" Mary Edith French
Birth 1923
Death Jun 1999 (aged 75–76)
Burial
Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens
Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Garden of Devotion"


Ernest Thomas

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #26776; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ernest Thomas; age 34; born in Abingdon, VA; widowed; one previous marriage; farmer; living in
Abingdon, VA; son of James and Dora (Hammonds) Thomas; married on 5 Jul 1946 in Washington
Co, VA; Elsie Burke; age 23; born in Adingdon, VA; (sic, Pageton, WV); single; living in Abingdon, VA;
daughter of Paul and Carrie (Sipes) Burke.


Elsie Burke

1. Washington Co, VA; Marriage License #26776; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ernest Thomas; age 34; born in Abingdon, VA; widowed; one previous marriage; farmer; living in
Abingdon, VA; son of James and Dora (Hammonds) Thomas; married on 5 Jul 1946 in Washington
Co, VA; Elsie Burke; age 23; born in Adingdon, VA; (sic, Pageton, WV); single; living in Abingdon, VA;
daughter of Paul and Carrie (Sipes) Burke.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie Burke Thomas
[Elsie Elizabeth Burke]
[Elsie Thomas]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 14 Jul 1923
Birth Place: Pageton Mcdo, West Virginia
[Abingdon Was??, Virginia]
Death Date: 27 Apr 1993
Father: Paul Burke
Mother: Carrie Sipes
SSN: 227247855
Notes: Jan 1958: Name listed as ELSIE BURKE THOMAS;
Aug: Name listed as ELSIE ELIZABETH BURKE;
01 May 1993: Name listed as ELSIE B THOMAS"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie B. Thomas
SSN: 227-24-7855
Last Residence:
24210 Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA
BORN: 14 Jul 1923
Died: 27 Apr 1993
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
4. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Elsie Burke Thomas
Death Date: 27 Apr 1993
Death Place: Washington, Virginia, USA
Spouse: E "


Harvey Sullins Poff

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by James Archer; 12 Dec 2011.
" Harvey Sullins Poff
Birth 9 Jun 1841
Virginia, USA
Death 5 Mar 1904 (aged 62)
Burial
Kings Grove UMC Cemetery
Crockett, Wythe County, Virginia, USA"


Margaret Susan Copenhaver

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by James Archer; 12 Dec 2011.
" Harvey Sullins Poff
Birth 9 Jun 1841
Virginia, USA
Death 5 Mar 1904 (aged 62)
Burial
Kings Grove UMC Cemetery
Crockett, Wythe County, Virginia, USA"