McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Roger Lee Massey

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 323; WV Archives Web Site.
Roger Lee Massey; age 18; born 20 Apr 1947 in Wyoming Co, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; son
of Hicks and Nellie (Cline) Massey, Jr.; married on 25 Dec 1965 in Simon, WV; Emmey Jean
Morgan; age 16; born 16 Jun 1949 in Simon, WV; single; living in Simon, WV; daughter of Lark and
Tressie (Kennedy) Morgan.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #78 047390; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roger Lee Massey; age 31; born 20 Apr 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended 2 Oct 1978; 10th grade education; living at Box 911, Oceana, WV; son of Hicks and Nellie Gray
(Cline) Massey, Jr; married on 10 Oct 1978 in Rich Creek, VA; Diana Lynn Vance; maiden name Tilley;
divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 20 Dec 1973; 10th gade education; living at
General Delivery, Oceana, WV; daughter of Harvey Leonard and Grethel (Parsley) Tilley, Jr.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-005853; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roger Lee Massey; age 33; born 20 Apr 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last marriage
ended 16 Jul 1979; 10th grade education; living at Box 911, Oceana, WV; son of Hick and Nellie Gray
(Cline) Massey; married on 5 Feb 1981 in Pearisburg, VA; Diana Lynn Massey; maiden name Tilley;
age 30; born 1 Jan 1951 in WV; 10th grade education; divorced; this is her 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended 16 Jul 1979; living at Box 1125, Oceana, WV; daughter of Harvey Leonard and
Grethel (Parsley) Tilley.


Diana Lynn Tilley

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #67 039657; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Gary R. Vance; age 20; born in Madison, WV; single; student; living at Bim, WV; son of Donald and
Maxine (White) Vance; married on 18 Oct 1967 in Russell Co, VA; Diana L. Tilley; age 16; born in
Kopperston, WV; single; student; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Harvey L. and Grethel (Parsley)
Tilley, Jr.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #78 047390; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roger Lee Massey; age 31; born 20 Apr 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first marriage
ended 2 Oct 1978; 10th grade education; living at Box 911, Oceana, WV; son of Hicks and Nellie Gray
(Cline) Massey, Jr; married on 10 Oct 1978 in Rich Creek, VA; Diana Lynn Vance; maiden name Tilley;
divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 20 Dec 1973; 10th gade education; living at
General Delivery, Oceana, WV; daughter of Harvey Leonard and Grethel (Parsley) Tilley, Jr.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-005853; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Roger Lee Massey; age 33; born 20 Apr 1947 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last marriage
ended 16 Jul 1979; 10th grade education; living at Box 911, Oceana, WV; son of Hick and Nellie Gray
(Cline) Massey; married on 5 Feb 1981 in Pearisburg, VA; Diana Lynn Massey; maiden name Tilley;
age 30; born 1 Jan 1951 in WV; 10th grade education; divorced; this is her 3rd marriage; last
marriage ended 16 Jul 1979; living at Box 1125, Oceana, WV; daughter of Harvey Leonard and
Grethel (Parsley) Tilley.
4. Stafford Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Diana Lynn Fox, 69, of Welch, WV, formerly of Kopperston passed away on Friday April 3, 2020 at McDowell
Nursing and Rehabilitation, Gary, WV. She was born on January 1, 1951 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late
Harvey "Preach" Tilley and Grethel Dixie Parsley Brown. Diana was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to her
parents she is preceded in death by a daughter Sandra Kay Vance; and two granddaughters Ashley Nicole Vance
and Sharon Leann Vance. Survivors include two sons John Timothy Vance and Charles Leonard Vance both of
Pineville; two grandchildren Samantha Vance and Brian Vance; two brothers Donnie L. (Peggy) Tilley of KY and
Mike (Vicky) Tilley of TN; and a host of other loving family and friends. A private funeral services will be held on
Thursday April 9th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Jeff Green officiating.
She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. The family is being served by the Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco"


Thomas Dewey "Tommy" Matney

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-008926; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Dewey Matney; age 24; born 31 Oct 1948 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr HS
education; living at Box 3, Panther, WV; son of Kennis and Lou Jane (Ashby) Matney; married on 31
Mar 1973 in Buchanan Co, VA; Dinah Lynn Bailey; age 17; born 22 Nov 1955 in WV; single; this is
her 1st marriage; 8th grade education; living at Rt 3, Box 30, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Burl Dow and
Stella Hester (Roberts) Bailey.


Dinah Lynn Bailey

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-008926; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Thomas Dewey Matney; age 24; born 31 Oct 1948 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 1 yr HS
education; living at Box 3, Panther, WV; son of Kennis and Lou Jane (Ashby) Matney; married on 31
Mar 1973 in Buchanan Co, VA; Dinah Lynn Bailey; age 17; born 22 Nov 1955 in WV; single; this is
her 1st marriage; 8th grade education; living at Rt 3, Box 30, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Burl Dow and
Stella Hester (Roberts) Bailey.


Adam Justice

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #71 031772; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Adam Justice; age 18; born 11 Jun 1953 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 6th grade education;
living at Panther, WV; son of Irven and Victoria (Kennedy) Justice; married on 28 Aug 1971 in
Buchanan Co, VA; Pricey Ann Matney; age 18; born 24 Apr 1953 in WV; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 1 yr HS education; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Kennis and Lou Jane (Ashby)
Matney.


Pricy Ann Matney

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #71 031772; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Adam Justice; age 18; born 11 Jun 1953 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 6th grade education;
living at Panther, WV; son of Irven and Victoria (Kennedy) Justice; married on 28 Aug 1971 in
Buchanan Co, VA; Pricey Ann Matney; age 18; born 24 Apr 1953 in WV; single; this is her 1st
marriage; 1 yr HS education; living at Panther, WV; daughter of Kennis and Lou Jane (Ashby)
Matney.


Adamantious "Tom" Balasis

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Adamantious Balasis" Article; Page 95; submitted by Markella Balasis Gianato; PO Box 205,
Kimball, WV 24853.


Mary Genadopoulos

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; McDowell County Historical Society;
1995; "Adamantious Balasis" Article; Page 95; submitted by Markella Balasis Gianato; PO Box 205,
Kimball, WV 24853.
2. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkin District; Anawalt; E.D. 24-9; taken 6 Apr 1940; Page 160A;
Listed as Mary Genadopoulos; age 19; born in WV; single; 2 yrs HS education; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, John Genadopoulos.
3. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "John Genadopoulos"; Article; Page 150; submitted by Markella Balasis
Gianato, PO Box 205, Kimball, WV 24853.


Richard C. Fields

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 410; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Fields; age 28; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of Epp
and Emma; married on 9 May 1912 at Lewis Collins; Cloie Lester; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Lewis and Polly.
2.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 207B; Image 13 of
32; Family #105/106.
Listed as Richard Fields; age 46; born in WV (sic, VA); married at 26; farm laborer; head of household.


Chloe F. Lester

1. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, taken on 14 Jul 1900, Page 268A, Family #517.
Listed as Charles F. Lester, age 7, born in WV in May 1892, in household of father, Lewis Lester.
2. 1910 Census, McDowell Co, WV, Sandy River District, Panther Precinct, taken on 18 Apr 1910, Page
96A, Family #22.
Listed as Chloe Lester, age 26, born in WV, in household of father, Lewis Lester.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1912); Page 410; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Fields; age 28; born in Buchanan Co, VA; single; farmer; living at Panther, WV; son of Epp
and Emma; married on 9 May 1912 at Lewis Collins; Cloie Lester; age 18; born in McDowell Co, WV;
single; daughter of Lewis and Polly.
4.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 207B; Image 13 of
32; Family #105/106.
Listed as Chloe Fields; age 38; born in WV; married at 18; in household of husband, Richard C. Fields.


Monroe Fields

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 207B; Image 13 of
32; Family #105/106.
Listed as Monroe Fields; age 12; born in WV; in household of father Richard C. Fields.


Woodrow Fields

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 207B; Image 13 of
32; Family #105/106.
Listed as Woodrow Fields; age 8; born in WV; in household of father Richard C. Fields.


Naomi Fields

1.1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken 15 Apr 1930; Page 207B; Image 13 of
32; Family #105/106.
Listed as Naoma Fields; age 3 yrs, 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father Richard C. Fields.
2.1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; Greenbrier Road; E.D. 24-58; taken
21 Jun 1940; Page 1121A; Image 3 of 60; Household #35.
Listed as Naomi Fields; age 13; born in WV;1st grade education; attending school; lived in Buchanan
Co, VA on 1 Apr 1935;