McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Clarence Fred Shelton Sr

1. Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Clarence Fred Shelton, 90, of Pea Patch, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.

"Clarence was born March 23, 1928, at Drill, Virginia, a son of the late Fred and Bertha Dowdle Shelton. He was a retired coal miner, state road worker and was a former constable.

" In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several sisters and brothers.

"Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Josephine Cooper Shelton of the home; one daughter, Deborah Ann Shelton Anderson of Birmingham, AL; three sons, Clarence Fred Shelton and wife Jill of Hoschton, GA, Michael Cooper and wife Vickie of Tazewell, VA and Dennis Cooper and wife Amy of Bristol, TN; ten grandchildren, Jason Anderson and wife Libit, Josh Anderson and wife Emily, Sarah K. Anderson Tarter and husband Eddie and Laura Anderson all of Birmingham, AL, William Brian Shelton and wife Kim of Loganville, GA, Sarah Beth Cooper Hackney and husband Jeffery Todd of Vansant, VA, Caitlin F. Cooper of Jewell Ridge, VA and Will, Alexis and Josh of Bristol, TN; Twelve Great Grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, Maggie, Slade, Elizabeth, Louise, Ella, Pippen, Liam, Lode, Carson and Chase; two brothers, Lloyd Shelton of Bradshaw and Ted Shelton of North Carolina; two sisters, Margaret Lane of Hurley, VA and Vada Baker of Virginia Beach, VA;

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 1 o’clock with Reverend David Webb officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger. Burial will follow in the Cooper Family Cemetery at Pea Patch, VA. Serving as pallbearers will be Bradley Lawson, Keith Reed, Terry Keen, Roy Payne, Fred Stinson and Billy Stinson. Honorary pallbearers will be Glen Mullins, Bobby Thornsberry, Jerry Horne and Glen Cooper. ..."


Josephine Cooper

2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Josephine Shelton
Residence Date 01 Sep 1998
Residence Place Bradshaw, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 23 Feb 1944
Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
Address Date 01 Sep 1998
2nd Address Bradshaw, West Virginia 24817
2nd Address Date 01 Mar 1990-15 Nov 2007
Record Number 171299518"


James "Jim" Slade

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 112; WV Archives Web Site.
Jim Slade; age 24; born in NC; single; black; railroad employee; living at English, WV; son of Brown
and _____; married on 16 oct 1909 at Yukon, WV; Myrtle Thomas; age 18; born in Wise Co, VA;
single; black; daughter of Lee and ______.


Myrtle Thomas

1. 1900 Census, Wise Co, VA; Lipps District; taken on 28 Jun 1900; Page 156A; Image 72 of 74;
Family #658/681.
Listed as Myrtle Thomas; age 4; born Feb 1896 in VA; black; in household of father, Lee F. Thomas.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1909); Page 112; WV Archives Web Site.
Jim Slade; age 24; born in NC; single; black; railroad employee; living at English, WV; son of Brown
and _____; married on 16 oct 1909 at Yukon, WV; Myrtle Thomas; age 18; born in Wise Co, VA;
single; black; daughter of Lee and ______.


Charles Fremont Myers

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Elbert; taken on 18 Apr 1930; Page 96B; Image 54
of 78; Family #479/484.
Listed as Charles Myers; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, Charles N. Myers.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken on 6 May 1940; Page 139B;
Image 2 of 28; Household #10.
Listed as Fremont Myers; age 14 born in WV; single; 1 yr HS education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Charles N. Myers.
3. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Freemont Myers
Race: White
Age: 20
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Date: 13 Jul 1925
Birth Place: Elbert, West Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Elbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 13 Mar 1946
Registration Place: Elbert, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Employer: Dis Charged Navy
Weight: 138
Complexion: Ruddy
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 9
Next of Kin: Charles N Myers
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Charles Freemont Myers Self (Head)
Charles N Myers Father"
4. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles F. Myers; age 21; born and living at Elbert, WV; single; married on 28 Jun 1947 at Gary, WV;
Betty Rae Arnold; age 21; born and living at E;bert, WV; single;
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Charles Fremont Myers
[Charles F Myers]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 13 Jul 1925
Birth Place: Elbert McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 2 Jun 1991
Father: Charles N Myers
Mother: Nannie G Wooldridge
SSN: 236320910
Notes: Aug 1942: Name listed as CHARLES FREMONT MYERS;
02 Jun 1993: Name listed as CHARLES F MYERS"


Betty Rae Arnold

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken 6 May 1940; Page 141A;
Image 5 of 28; Household #31.
Listed as Betty Arnold; age 14; born in WV; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of step-father, Jess L. Warren.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 108; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles F. Myers; age 21; born and living at Elbert, WV; single; married on 28 Jun 1947 at Gary, WV;
Betty Rae Arnold; age 21; born and living at E;bert, WV; single;
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Betty Rae Arnold
[Betty Rae Myers]
[Betty Myers]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Mar 1926
Birth Place: Elbert, West Virginia
[Elbert McDow??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 13 Mar 2006
Father: Elbert R Arnold
Mother: Sarah C Spriggs
SSN: 234368455
Notes: Nov 1942: Name listed as BETTY RAE ARNOLD;
Mar 1958: Name listed as BETTY RAE MYERS;
18 Mar 2006: Name listed as BETTY R MYERS"


Jess L. Warren

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1933); Page 364; WV Archives Web Site.
J.L. Warren; age 36; born in Green Co, TN; widowed; miner; living at Elbert, WV; son of W.N. and
Mary; married on 21 Dec 1933 at Wilcoe, WV; Katherine Arnold; age 25; born in TN; divorced; living
at Elbert, WV; daughter of John and Annie.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken 6 May 1940; Page 141A;
Image 5 of 28; Household #31.
Listed as Jess Warren; age 43; born in TN; married; 6th grade education; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1935; miner; head of household.


Bernice Warren

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Filbert; E.D. 24-7; taken 6 May 1940; Page 141A;
Image 5 of 28; Household #31.
Listed as Bernice Warren; age 18; born in TN; single; 3 yrs HS education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Jess L. Warren.


Richard Alexander Smith

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #69 027494; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Alexander Smith; age 26; born in VA; Negro; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at 215 Second Street, Pulaski, VA; son of Robert Lee and Agnes Mae (Miller)
Smith, Sr; married on 12 Jul 1969 in Pearisburg, VA; Shirley Jean Hopkins; maiden name Arnold;
age 26; born in WV; Negro; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; living at General Delivery, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Thomas and Wilma Inez (Bullock) Arnold.


Shirley Jean Arnold

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #69 027494; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Alexander Smith; age 26; born in VA; Negro; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at 215 Second Street, Pulaski, VA; son of Robert Lee and Agnes Mae (Miller)
Smith, Sr; married on 12 Jul 1969 in Pearisburg, VA; Shirley Jean Hopkins; maiden name Arnold;
age 26; born in WV; Negro; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; living at General Delivery, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Thomas and Wilma Inez (Bullock) Arnold.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Shirley Jean Arnold
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Age: 35
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1945
Marriage Registration Place: Pulaski, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1980
Marriage Place: Radford, Virginia, USA
Father: Thomas Arnold
Mother: Wilma Inez Bullock
Spouse: William Henry Matthews "


Shirley Jean Arnold

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #69 027494; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Richard Alexander Smith; age 26; born in VA; Negro; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living at 215 Second Street, Pulaski, VA; son of Robert Lee and Agnes Mae (Miller)
Smith, Sr; married on 12 Jul 1969 in Pearisburg, VA; Shirley Jean Hopkins; maiden name Arnold;
age 26; born in WV; Negro; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; living at General Delivery, Princeton,
WV; daughter of Thomas and Wilma Inez (Bullock) Arnold.
2. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Shirley Jean Arnold
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Age: 35
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1945
Marriage Registration Place: Pulaski, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 22 Dec 1980
Marriage Place: Radford, Virginia, USA
Father: Thomas Arnold
Mother: Wilma Inez Bullock
Spouse: William Henry Matthews "