McDowell and Wyoming Co WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Betty Williams

1. Facebook Posting; April 2021; Betty Anderson.
"I was born at Grace Hospital on December 23, 1941. Lived on Tennessee Avenue in Caretta . Would love to hear from any friends who lived on same street from 1941 thru 1952. Moved to Virginia around that time. Still had family there for many years. My name is Betty Williams Anderson. Parents were Hobert and Merle Williams. Brothers: Bill, Ivan, James, and Clarence."


Alice Olena Lester

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 374B; Image
22 of 24; Household #160.
Listed as Olena Lester; age 5; born in WV; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of
father, Arthur E. Lester
2, Pulaski Co, VA; Marriage License #73-014829; Ancestry.com Website.
Melvin Monroe McNew; age 46; orn 18 Sep 1926 in VA; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; 6th grade
education; living at 84 Gregg Dr, Pulaski, VA; son of Richard and Mona (Chapman) McNew; married
on 15 Apr 1973 in Radford, VA; Alice Olena Lester; age 38; born 9 Sep 1934 in WV; divorced; this is
her 2nd marriage; 4 yrs HS education; living at 84 Gregg St, Pulaski, VA; daughter of Arthur and
Zettie (Wall) Lester.
3. US Public Records Index, Vol 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Alice O. McNew; born 9 Sep 1934; living at 5192 New Dublin Church Road, Dublin, VA 24084.
4. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Anonymous; 1 Feb 2017.
" Alice Olena Lester McNew
Birth 9 Sep 1934
West Virginia, USA
Death 31 Jan 2017 (aged 82)
Pulaski, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Highland Memory Gardens
Dublin, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 175929213"

Additional Information Posted:
"Alice Olena Lester McNew, age 82 of Dublin went to be with her Lord & Savior, Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

"Born September 9, 1934 in West Virginia she was the daughter of the late Arthur Edward Lester & Zetta Virginia Walls Lester. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, John Johnson, Jr., 2nd husband, Melvin McNew, infant daughter, Ginger Johnson, infant twins, Terry & Jerry Johnson, son, Steve Edward Johnson (71437913) and sister, Roxie Trent.

"She was retired from Volvo Trucks North America with 20 years of service.

"She is survived by her children, Stephanie Jordan & Jack Booth, Kathryn & Jeffrey Sammons, Nancy & Chris Bishop, Carolyn & Darian Durham, Johnny & Michelle Johnson; sisters Delores Tanski, Winnie Dingess, Wanda Noe, Dimple Hatfield.
Brothers Joseph Lester, Clyde Lester, Mack Lester.

"Funeral services will be held Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski. Entombment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens-Mausoleum, Dublin."


Steve Edward Johnson

1. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by SWVA Genealogy Searcher; 15 Jun 2011.
" Steve Edward Johnson
Birth 27 Jul 1955
Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 12 Jun 2011 (aged 55)
Dublin, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Highland Memory Gardens
Dublin, Pulaski County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 71437913"

Additional Information Posted:
"Steve Edward Johnson, age 55, of Dublin passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011 at his home.

"Born July 27, 1955 in Welch, W.Va., he is the son of Alice Olena McNew.

"He was employed by Goodwill Industries of Radford.

"Surviving are his mother, Alice Olena McNew of Dublin; sisters, Kathryn Sammons and husband, Jeff, of Princeton, W.Va., Nancy Bishop and husband, Chris, of Cornelius, N,C., Carolyn Strock and Tim Robertson of Dublin, and Stephanie Jordan and Jack Booth of Hillsville; brother, Johnny Johnson and wife, Michelle, of Danville; four nieces and five nephews; and half brothers and half sisters, Eugene Adkins, Roger Bradford, Charlotte Smith and Joyce Ward.

"Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Randall Jones officiating. Entombment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Dublin.

"The family will receive friends Wednesday from noon until the 1 p.m. service hour at the funeral home.
To send messages to the family, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com.
Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling arrangements for the family."


Arthur Edward Lester

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 374B; Image
22 of 24; Household #160.
Listed as Arthur Lester; age 31; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; bone picker in coal mine; head of household.


Zetta Virginia Walls

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 374B; Image
22 of 24; Household #160.
Listed as Zetta Lester; age 27; born in WV; married; 8th grade education; lived in same house on
1 Apr 1935; in household of husband, Arthur E. Lester


Roxie Lester

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 374B; Image
22 of 24; Household #160.
Listed as Roxie Lester; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, Arthur E. Lester


Joey Lester

1. 1940 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Stafford District; E.D. 30-18; taken 26 Apr 1940; Page 374B; Image
22 of 24; Household #160.
Listed as Joey Lester; age 1; born in WV; in household of father, Arthur E. Lester


Thomas Albert "Tommy" Reed

1. "The Heritage of McDowell Co, WV, 1858-1995"; McDowell Co, WV Historical Society; 1995;
"Jim and Fannie Reed, Miner"; Page 228; article submitted by Kenny Reed, Paynesville, WV.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Burl and Linda Mullins"; Article; Page 214; submitted by Joyce Reed, 1581
Maiden Woods Circle. Maiden, NC 28650.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Douglas and Pamela Mullins"; Article; Page 215; submitted by Joyce Reed,
1581 Maiden Woods Circle. Maiden, NC 28650.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Glen Allen Reed"; Article; Page 225; submitted by, Amanda, Pamela and Arlene
Reed, 178 Courthouse Blvd, East Lake, OH 44095.
5. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Thomas Albert Reed
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 18
Birth Date: 13 Feb 1950
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 25 Nov 1968
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: James Reed
Mother: Fannie Evelyn Dawson
Spouse: Joyce Ann Mullins
Certificate Number: 1968045322"
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Cathy Ann Reed"; Article; Page 225; submitted by Joyce Reed, HC-61, Box 27-B,
Paynesville, WV 24873.
7. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joyce Ann Mullins Reed"; Article; Page 226; submitted by,Geneva Steele; HC-61,
Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
8. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Kevin D. and Monica Reed"; Article; Page 226; submitted by Joyce Reed, 1581
Maiden Woods Circle, Maiden, NC 28650.
9. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Robert Edward and Shirley Reed"; Article; Page 226; submitted by Geneva
Steele; HC-61; Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
10. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Thomas Albert Reed"; Article; Page 227; submitted by Geneva Steele; HC-61;
Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Joyce Ann Mullins

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Burl and Linda Mullins"; Article; Page 214; submitted by Joyce Reed, 1581
Maiden Woods Circle. Maiden, NC 28650.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Douglas and Pamela Mullins"; Article; Page 215; submitted by Joyce Reed,
1581 Maiden Woods Circle. Maiden, NC 28650.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Mose Mullins"; Article; Page 216; submitted by Joyce Reed, HC-61; Box 27-B,
Paynesville, WV 24873.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Nancy Mae Keene Mullins"; Article; Page 217; submitted by Joyce Reed, HC-61;
Box 27-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
5. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
Name: Joyce Ann Mullins
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 16
Birth Date: 25 Nov 1952
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 25 Nov 1968
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Mose Mullins
Mother: Nancy Mae Keen
Spouse: Thomas Albert Reed
Certificate Number: 1968045322"
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Cathy Ann Reed"; Article; Page 225; submitted by Joyce Reed, HC-61, Box 27-B,
Paynesville, WV 24873.
7. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joyce Ann Mullins Reed"; Article; Page 226; submitted by,Geneva Steele; HC-61,
Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
8. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Kevin D. and Monica Reed"; Article; Page 226; submitted by Joyce Reed, 1581
Maiden Woods Circle, Maiden, NC 28650.
9. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Thomas Albert Reed"; Article; Page 227; submitted by Geneva Steele; HC-61;
Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.


Thomas Allen Reed

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Cathy Ann Reed"; Article; Page 225; submitted by Joyce Reed, HC-61, Box 27-B,
Paynesville, WV 24873.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Dwayne Allen Reed"; Article; Page 225; submitted by, Joyce Reed, HC-61;
Box 27-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joyce Ann Mullins Reed"; Article; Page 226; submitted by,Geneva Steele; HC-61,
Box 37-B, Paynesville, WV 24873.
4. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Kevin D. and Monica Reed"; Article; Page 226; submitted by Joyce Reed, 1581
Maiden Woods Circle, Maiden, NC 28650.
5. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Thomas Allen Reed"; Article; Page 227; submitted by Joyce Reed, 1581
Maiden Woods Circle, Maiden, NC 28650.


Joseph Emmett Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Garnet Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.
"...killed 21 Jan 1945 (kamikaze attack) while serving on th USS Ticoderoga, near Formosa."


Cecil Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Glen Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.
"...died young..."


Joseph Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Fred Harvey Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Belle Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Peggy Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Wendell Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.
"...died young..."


Billy Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Janice Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Paul Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Arthur Porter

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Joseph and Golda Porter"; Article; Page 223; submitted by Billy Porter, PO Box
1901, Coeburn, VA 24230.


Mike Edwards

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Jim and Gaynell Dawson Nash"; Article; Page 220; submitted by Gaynell Dawson,
199 Skyline Drive, Scott Depot, WV 25560.


Victoria Gaye "Vickie" Estep

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Jim and Gaynell Dawson Nash"; Article; Page 220; submitted by Gaynell Dawson,
199 Skyline Drive, Scott Depot, WV 25560.


Michelle Edwards

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Jim and Gaynell Dawson Nash"; Article; Page 220; submitted by Gaynell Dawson,
199 Skyline Drive, Scott Depot, WV 25560.