McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Helen Louise Akers

1. 1940 Census, Greenup Co, KY; Russell District; Flatwoods; E.D. 45-19; taken on 29 Apr 1940;
Page 284A; Image 19 of 34; Household #167.
Listed as Helen L. Akers; age 20; born in WV; single; 4 yrs HS education; lived in same place
on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John B. Akers.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Helen Louise Akers
[Helen Walker]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 27 Mar 1920
Birth Place: Wilcoe, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Nov 2006
Father: John B Akers
Mother: Agnes M Linkons
SSN: 403205652
Notes: May 1941: Name listed as HELEN LOUISE AKERS;
20 Sep 1984: Name listed as HELEN WALKER;
15 Dec 2006: Name listed as HELEN L WALKER"
3. Ohio, Death Records, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Helen Louisse Akers Walker
Birth Date: 27 Mar 1920
Gender: Female
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Dublin, Franklin, Ohio, United States
Residence Zip Code: 43016
Death Date: 27 Nov 2006
Death Time: 07:30 AM
Hospital of Death: Nursing Home
Death Place: Ohio, USA
Certificate: 95035
Age at Death: 86
Registrar's Certificate Number: 009945
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition: Burial
Filing Date: 12 Dec 2006
Hospital Status: Other/Nursing home
Injury at Work: Unclassifiable
Father's Surname: Akers
Mother's Maiden Name: Linkous
Marital Status: Widowed
Education: 1 year college
Armed Forces Indicator: No
Industry of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Occupation of Decedent: Occupation Not Classifiable
Census Tract: 9999
Primary Registration District: 2512"
4. "Lexington Herald-Leader"; Lexington, KY; Wednesday, 29 Nov 2006; Newspaper Obit.
"ASHLAND - Helen Louise Akers Walker; 86, died Mon. Graveside services 1pm, Thurs, Bellefonte Memorial Gardens. No visitation. Caniff Funeral Home."
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Helen L. Walker
Birth Date: 27 Mar 1920
Death Date: 27 Nov 2006
Cemetery: Bellefonte Memorial Gardens
Burial or Cremation Place: Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: James J. Walker
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Howard Joe Wilson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 453; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Joe Wilson; age 26; born 1 Sep 1939 in Rockingham, NC; single; no previous marriage;
Negro; living at Gary, WV; son of Bert and Lora (Manns) Wilson; married on 31 Oct 1965 at Welch,
WV; Gloria Ann Finney; age 29; born 26 jul 1936 in Thorpe, WV; single; no previous marriagel Negro;
living at General Delivery, Welch, WV; daughter of Floyd and Verna (Trent) Finney.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Howard J Wilson
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1 Sep 1939
Death Date: 16 Jan 1993
Claim Date: 28 Oct 1968
SSN: 235629791"


Gloria Ann Finney

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 453; WV Archives Web Site.
Howard Joe Wilson; age 26; born 1 Sep 1939 in Rockingham, NC; single; no previous marriage;
Negro; living at Gary, WV; son of Bert and Lora (Manns) Wilson; married on 31 Oct 1965 at Welch,
WV; Gloria Ann Finney; age 29; born 26 jul 1936 in Thorpe, WV; single; no previous marriagel Negro;
living at General Delivery, Welch, WV; daughter of Floyd and Verna (Trent) Finney.


Alfred Marlin Smith

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District, near Roderfield; E.D. 24-57; taken on 3 May 1940;
Page 1116B; image 72 of 74; Household #602.
Listed as Alfred Smith; age 9; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in McDowell Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Raleigh W. Smith.
(Age conflicts with other records)
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 283; WV Archives Web Site.
Alfred Smith; age 19; born at Roderfield, WV; single; living at War, WV; married on 23 Apr 1948
at War, WV; Eloise Turner; age 17; born at Warriormines, WV; single; living at War, WV; with
consent of Hattie Smith, mother of Alfred Smith, and Clara Turner; mother of Eloise Turner.
3. Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alfred M Smith
Age: 63
Birth Year: abt 1928
Residence County: Out of State
Times Married: 1
Spouse's Name: Helene B Peak
Spouse's Age: 54
Spouse's Birth Year: abt 1937
Spouse's Residence County: Lorain
Spouse - Times Married: 1
Marriage Date: 20 Jul 1991
Marriage License County: Lorain
Certificate Number: 42294
Volume Number: 15034"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alfred Marlin Smith
[Alfred M Smith]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 18 Feb 1928
Birth Place: Roderfield M, West Virginia
[Caretta, West Virginia]
Death Date: 22 Oct 2002
Father: Raliegh W Smith
Mother: Hattie Hicks
SSN: 234427991
Notes: Jul 1944: Name listed as ALFRED MARLIN SMITH; 31 Oct 2002: Name listed as ALFRED M SMITH"
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Alfred M. Smith; born 18 Feb 1930; died 22 Oct 2002; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
Helene B. Smith; born 15 oct 1936; no death date.


Helene B. Peake

1. Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Alfred M Smith
Age: 63
Birth Year: abt 1928
Residence County: Out of State
Times Married: 1
Spouse's Name: Helene B Peak
Spouse's Age: 54
Spouse's Birth Year: abt 1937
Spouse's Residence County: Lorain
Spouse - Times Married: 1
Marriage Date: 20 Jul 1991
Marriage License County: Lorain
Certificate Number: 42294
Volume Number: 15034"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Dec 2013.
Alfred M. Smith; born 18 Feb 1930; died 22 Oct 2002; buried here; double headstone photo shown with
Helene B. Smith; born 15 Oct 1936; no death date.


William Hobert"Bill" Honaker

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Antioch Cemetery, Keen Mountain, Buchanan Co, VA; submitted by
Johnny Marrs; 28 Jun 2012.
Bill Hobert Honaker; born 26 Feb 1924 in McDowell Co, WV; died 17 Dec 2001, Charlottesville, VA; buried
here; no grave marker photo shown.
"Bill Hobert Honaker

"PILGRIMS KNOBB, Va.-Mr. Bill Hobert Honaker, 77, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2001, in a Charlottesville hospital following a long illness. Born in McDowell, W.Va., he was the son of the late Hobert G. and Sarah Mullins Honaker. He was a U.S. World War II Army veteran, serving as a combat engineer, having worked on the Burma Road. He was pastor of Pilgrims Knob Church of God and a retired coal miner.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Stover Honaker; one son, Billy Wayne Honaker; three brothers, Sherman, Marion and Herman Honaker; and two sisters, Lorene Honaker and Hannah Hawkins.

"He is survived by his wife, Elletha Vandyke Honaker; two sons, Kenneth Honaker and Sandra and Allan Honaker and wife, Belinda, all of Pilgrims Knob; three daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Carol) Wimmer of Jewell Ridge, Va., Mrs. Steven (Helen) Keene of Pilgrims Knob and Mrs. Bobby (Barbara) Horton of Richlands; two stepdaughters, Mrs. James (Wanda) Mitchell of Oakwood, Va., and Mrs. Bonnie Clifton of Pilgrims Knob; four stepsons, Larry Stanford and wife, Donna, of Pounding Mill, Kenny Stanford and wife, Jeninfer, of Big Stone Gap, Terry Stanford and wife, Drema, of Oakwood and Tim Stanford and wife, Pam, of Pea Patch, Va.; two brothers, George Honaker of Hurley, Va., and Leslie Honaker of Tazewell; four sisters, Ellen Johnson of Pilgrims Knob. Thelma Murphy of Oakwood, Marie Mullins of Grundy and Mildred Hess of Tazewell; 12 grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

"Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, in the Buchanan Funeral Service Chapel at Keen Mountain, Va., with Rev. Rife officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery at Keen Mountain. Military graveside rites will be conducted by John Ratliff Post 164 of the American Legion at Grundy. Pallbearers will be: Tim Mullins, Brad Mullins, Billy Keene, Stevie Keene, Ken Honaker and Joseph Honaker. Honorary pallbearers will be: Otis Street, Charles Hubbard, Dr. Clint Merritt, Dr. Mario Stefanini, Dr. Charles Hess and Fred Rife Jr. The family will receive friends at the Buchanan Funeral Service at Keen Mountain from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday with a service at 7 p.m. with Rev. Troy Lester and Rev. Charles Hubbard. Buchanan Funeral Service at Keen Mountain is serving the Honaker family.

"Family links:
Parents:
Hobert G. Honaker (1896 - 1997)
Elizabeth Mullins Honaker (1897 - 1965)

" Spouse:
Edna Mae Stover Honaker (1928 - 1986)

" Siblings:
Marion Honaker (1917 - 1937)*
Hannah Honaker Hawkins (1920 - 1972)*
Henry H. Honaker (1922 - 1945)*
Bill Hobert Honaker (1924 - 2001)
Helen Lorene Honaker (1930 - 1985)*
Leslie Clayton Honaker (1939 - 2014)*

*Calculated relationship..."


Edna Mae Stover

1. 1930 Census, Mingo Co, WV; Lee District; Rawl; taken on 5 Apr 1930; Page 7B; Image 13 of 45;
Family #122/128.
Listed as Mae Stover; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, William Franklin Stover.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Reb Bird, near N&W Railroad; E.D; taken on
29 Apr 1940; Page 1112A; Household #499.
Listed as Mace Stover; age 12; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in same place on 1
Apr 1940; in household of father, William Frankin Stover.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Antioch Cemetery, Keen Mountain, Buchanan Co, VA; submitted by
Johnny Marrs; 28 Jun 2015.
Edna Mae Stover Honaker; born 15 Mar 1928 in McDowell Co, WV; died 31 May 1986 in Richlands, Tazewell
Co, VA; buried here; no grave marker photo shown.
"Daughter of Frank Stover and Willa Cox.

"Family links: Spouse: Bill Hobert Honaker (1924 - 2001)"


Billy Wayne Honaker

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Registry; Vol #__(1946); Browns Creek District; Page 173; WV Archives Web Site.
Baby Honaker; male; age 2 (sic?, 5?) days; died 10 Jul 1946 in Welch, WV; parents, Bill and May (Stover)
Honaker; due to prematurity; informant, Frank Stover.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Dec 2013.
Billy Wayne Honaker; born 5 Jul 1946; died 10 Jul 1946; buried here; headstone photo shown;
"GONE TO BE AN ANGEL".


Ray R. Baker

1. Gregory-Page Funeral Home, Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Funeral Service will be held for Ray R. Baker age 79, who resided at 83 Virginia Avenue in Welch, WV and departed this life on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in the comforts of his home. He was born September 19, 1940 in Welch and the son of the late Ettrabell Baker and James Toller. He was a graduate of Tazewell,High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Army.. He had lived in Kimball before moving to Welch, over 30 years ago. His was last employed as a Counselor at the Boys' Home in Leckie, WV. Ray was a member of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Welch and the F.&A.M. Lodge in Kimball. Ray enjoyed attending Church and his pastimes were spent watching football games and the westerns on television. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosie Baker; brother, James Baker and sisters: Ethel Saunders, Wasella Baker and Maxine Stanton. He is survived by his wife, Kellie Dawson Baker of Welch; his children: Andre' Baker of Beckley, WV, Celestine Smith of Winston-Salem, NC, Shaun Baker of Fort Worth, TX, Sonya Baker of the home and Maddox Baker of Welch; his nine siblings: Raymond (Iris) of Greensboro, NC, Ralph of San Diego, CA, Robert of Oceanside, CA, Reginald (Sabrina) Pasadena, CA, Richard of the home; Benny (Ethel) and Todd Nemore both of Oceanside, CA, Eva Dickerson of the home and Sandra (Michael) Ingram of Oceanside, CA;12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and three generations of nephews and nieces; other relatives and friends. Service will be held for Ray R. Baker at 11:00 a.m., on Friday November 8, 2019 at Miracle Mt. Carmel Church of God in Kimball, with the Reverend George Masterson officiating and Pastor Georgia Smith, presiding. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., until the time of Service at the Church. Interment at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery 5550 Bagging Plant Road in Dublin, VA, where burial rites will be conducted. Serving as pallbearers are his nephews. Services entrusted to Gregory-Page Funeral Home in Welch. (to leave online condolences: gregory-pagefh.com)"


William Edward Finney Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 493; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edward Finney; age 26; born in Bluefield, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of W.A. and
Ilma Lucille (Price) Finney; married on 10 Sep 1947 in Bluefield, WV; Myrtle Ida Whitlow; age 20;
born in Fireco, WV; single; living in Stephenson, WV; daughter of Clarence Charles and Myrtle Ida
(Witlow) Whitlow.


Myrtle Ida Whitlow

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 493; WV Archives Web Site.
William Edward Finney; age 26; born in Bluefield, WV; single; living at Mullens, WV; son of W.A. and
Ilma Lucille (Price) Finney; married on 10 Sep 1947 in Bluefield, WV; Myrtle Ida Whitlow; age 20;
born in Fireco, WV; single; living in Stephenson, WV; daughter of Clarence Charles and Myrtle Ida
Whitlow.
2. Tankersley Funeral & Cremation Services; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Myrtle Ida Finney, 92, of Mullens, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab Center following a long illness.

"Born April 23, 1927 at Fireco, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Charles and Myrtle Ida (McKinney) Whitlow.

"Myrtle Ida was a member of the Highland Avenue Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. She along with her late husband, W.E. Finney were Part-Owners of Wyoming Auto of Mullens where she served as Secretary for many years. She was the last survivor of her immediate family.

"In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, W.E. Finney; her son, W.E. Finney, Jr.; her daughter, Beth F. Smith; her granddaughter, Jessica Brooke Finney; and her two brothers, Clarence Glen Whitlow and Charles Thomas Whitlow.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her son, J.G. Finney and his wife, Theresa of Mullens; seven grandchildren, William Bret Finney and his wife, Wendy of Bluff City, TN, Priscilla Finney of Sydney, Australia, Jacquie L. Gaefke of Sulfolk, VA, Jodi Lennox and her husband, Rob of Clarkston, Michigan, Kari Smith of Milford, Michigan, Ashley Roberts and her husband, Matt of Glen Daniel, and Andrew Finney of Beckley; and nine great grandchildren.

"Graveside service and burial will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, October 21, 2019 at Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Princeton with Rev. Lewis Arnold officiating.

"Those that are attending the service are asked to meet at the cemetery.

"Family and friends will serve as pallbearers."


John Edward Robinette

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 45; WV Archives Web Site.
John E. Robinette; age 26; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; married on 12 Jan 1946 at
Iaeger, WV; Betty Brown; age 19; born in Elkhorn, WV; single; living in Iaeger, WV; with
consent of Nina Brown. mother of Betty Brown.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 62; WV Archives Web Site.
John E. Robinette; age 32; born and living in Iaeger, WV; divorced; married on 3 Mar 1951 at
Iaeger, WV; Mary Vida Bailey; age 20; born and living at Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of
George Bailey, father of Mary Vida Bailey.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 402; WV Archives Web Site.
John Edward Robinette; age 42; born and living in Iaeger, WV; divorced; married on 16 Dec
1961 at Beartown, WV; Peggy Jo Addair; age 28; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
4. US Public Records Index, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name J Robinette
Also Known As Name John Ed Robinette
2nd Also Known As Name John Robinett
Residence Date 01 Feb 2002
Residence Place Iaeger, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 02 Feb 1919..."

"...Address Mile (Branch)
Address Continued Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
2nd Address Henderson
2nd Address Continued Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
2nd Address Date 01 Oct 1998
3rd Address 652 PO Box
3rd Address Continued Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
3rd Address Date 01 Oct 1992-05 Dec 2008..."


Peggy Jo Addair

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Mile Branch; E.D, 24-60; taken on 4 Apr 1940;
Page 1184A; Image 5 of 132; Household #40.
Listed as Peggy Adair; age 7; born in WV; 1st grade education; not attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Perry A. Addair.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 402; WV Archives Web Site.
John Edward Robinette; age 42; born and living in Iaeger, WV; divorced; married on 16 Dec
1961 at Beartown, WV; Peggy Jo Addair; age 28; born in Caretta, WV; single; living at Iaeger, WV.
3. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Peggy Jo Robinette
Also Known As P Robinette
Residence Date 01 Feb 2002
Residence Place Iaeger, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 27 Jan 1934..."

"...Address Mile
Address Continued Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
Address Date 01 Feb 2002
2nd Address Henderson
2nd Address Continued Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
2nd Address Date 01 Jul 1998
3rd Address 652 PO Box
3rd Address Continued Iaeger, West Virginia 24844
3rd Address Date 01 Oct 1992-15 Nov 2007..."
4. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Peggy Jo Robinette, 82, of Mile Branch, WV, passed away February 1, 2016 at her residence.

"Peggy was born January 27, 1934, in Iaeger, WV a daughter of the late Perry and Nora Collins Addair. She was a homemaker and loved the Lord.

"Peggy was preceded in death by her father, Perry Addair, her mother, Nora Collins Harris, and step father, Jonah Harris; her husband, John Ed Robinette; one daughter, Sherry Robinette; one son Gilbert Addair; one grandson, Brian Robinette; and one sister, Georgia Garland.

"Survivors include two sons, Richard Robinette and wife Beverly of Mile Branch, WV, and John Robinette Jr. and wife Linda of Maryland; five grandchildren, Ricky Robinette, Tina Greenwall, Stacy Robinette, Casey Johnson, and Ashley Addair; a great granddaughter, Lakyn Morgan and other great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren, Brewer and Travis Morgan; and cousins, Joan Blankenship, Rosetta and Dennis Proffitt, Kathy and Carl Edwards, Barbara and Dexter Trent, Bill and Mildred Collins and George and Debbie Collins.

"Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 12 o'clock with Reverend Danny Bowles officiating at the Chapel of Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Shortridge Cemetery on Garland Mountain near Garland, WV...."


Rosa Belle Lilly

1. West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Rosa B Lilly
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 20 Mar 1877
Birth Place: Raleigh Co , West Virginia
Birth County: Raleigh
Father: Wm D Lilly
Mother: Ann Lilly
FHL Film Number: 598415"
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1916); Page 498; WV Archives Website.
Ulysses L. Gorby; age 33; born in Wetzel or Marshall Co, WV; living at Crimson, WV; married on 29
Aug 1916 at Beckley, WV; Rosa Belle McKinney (marked out) Lilly (written in); age 38; born in
Raleigh Co, WV; living at Crimson, WV.
3. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Amigo Precinct, Rhodell; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 101B;
Family #399.
Listed as Rosabel Gorby; age 42; born in WV; in household of husband, Ulysses L. Gorby.
4. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries;http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Rosabell Gorbie; born in 1875; died in 1940; buried in Rube Howerton Cemetery, Basin,
Wyoming Co, WV.
5. Raleigh Co, WV Death Certificate; WV Archives Web Site; Registration #____.
Rosa Gorby; wife of U.L. Gorby; daughter of William David and Clarcy Ann (Lilly) Lilly; died on 25 Jan
1940 in Raleigh Co, WV.


Calvin Elijah McKinney

1. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Amigo Precinct, Rhodell; taken on 20 Jan 1920; Page 101B;
Family #399.
Listed as Calvin McKinney; age 10; born in WV; in household of step-father, Ulysses L. Gorby.
2. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by In Remembrance:26 Apr 2019.
" Calvin Elijah McKinney
Birth 12 Jun 1910
Basin, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 8 Feb 1968 (aged 57)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
Prosperity, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 198644595"

Additional Information Posted:
"Son of Jim and Rose Bell Lilly McKinney

"Survivors include his wife Hattie Tilley McKinney

"Burial here based on obituary
Beckley Post Herald and Raleigh Register,
Beckley, West Virginia
Sat, Feb 10, 1968 – Page 7"