McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Floyd Peter Anderson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1965); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Peter Anderson; age 19; born 1 Aug 1945 in Welch, WV; single; Negro; living at 126 Linden
Street, Welch, WV; son of Floyd and Savannah (Eldridge) Anderson; married on 16 Jan 1965 in
Kimball, WV; Vivian Jocklyn Maxwell; age 20; born 10 Feb 1944 in Lenoir, NC; single; Negro; living
at Box 636, Kimball, WV; daughter of Charlie and Kiter (Isbell) Maxwell; with consent of Mrs.
Savannah Anderson mother of Floyd Peter Anderson, and Mrs. Kiter Maxwell, mother of Vivian
Jocklyn Maxwell, father deceased.


Vivian Jocklyn Maxwell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1965); Page 261; WV Archives Web Site.
Floyd Peter Anderson; age 19; born 1 Aug 1945 in Welch, WV; single; Negro; living at 126 Linden
Street, Welch, WV; son of Floyd and Savannah (Eldridge) Anderson; married on 16 Jan 1965 in
Kimball, WV; Vivian Jocklyn Maxwell; age 20; born 10 Feb 1944 in Lenoir, NC; single; Negro; living
at Box 636, Kimball, WV; daughter of Charlie and Kiter (Isbell) Maxwell; with consent of Mrs.
Savannah Anderson mother of Floyd Peter Anderson, and Mrs. Kiter Maxwell, mother of Vivian
Jocklyn Maxwell, father deceased.


Ora Atwell

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Ora Atwell; age 22; born 23 Feb 1943 in Raysal, WV; single; living at English, WV; son of Isaac and
Mamie (Gross) Atwell; married on 25 Sep 1965 at English, WV; Karen Alberta Shelton; age 18; born
29 Jul 1947 in Louisville, KY; single; living at English, WV; daughter of Woodrow and Tilda Jane
(Roberts) Shelton; with consent of Woodrow and Tilda Shelton, parents of Karen Alberta Shelton.


Karen Albertha Shelton

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 439; WV Archives Web Site.
Ora Atwell; age 22; born 23 Feb 1943 in Raysal, WV; single; living at English, WV; son of Isaac and
Mamie (Gross) Atwell; married on 25 Sep 1965 at English, WV; Karen Alberta Shelton; age 18; born
29 Jul 1947 in Louisville, KY; single; living at English, WV; daughter of Woodrow and Tilda Jane
(Roberts) Shelton; with consent of Woodrow and Tilda Shelton, parents of Karen Alberta Shelton.


Larry Edward "Eddie" Stacy

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Patty Greene; 2 Oct 2014.
Larry Edward "Eddie" Stacy; born 18 jan 1953 at Iaeger, WV; died 27 Sep 2014 at panther, WV; buried here;
no grave marker photo shown; obit and personal photo posted.
"Larry Edward "Eddie" Stacy, 61, of Panther, WV, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014, at his residence.

"Eddie was born January 18, 1953, in Iaeger, WV, a son of the late Thomas Hobert Stacy (1913-1970) and Edith "Attroe" Lambert-Stacy (1915-1990). He was of the Pentecostal Faith. Eddie was also a dry wall finisher.

"Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Wanda Susie Stacy of the home; daughter, Denise Stacy-Justice of the home; granddaughter Kayla Fellenbaum of Conway, SC; and two sisters, Pam Knowles of Murfreesboro, TN and Teresa Morgan of Hanover, WV.

"A private burial will be at Iaeger Memorial Cemetery on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11 A.M."


Andy Arthur McCoy

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #71 028514; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Andy Arthur McCoy; age 19; born 22 Aug 1951 in Iaeger, WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living in Iaeger, WV; son of Oscar and Ruby (Asbury) McCoy, Jr; married on 24 Jul 1971 in
the Freewill Baptist Church, Lebanon, VA; Geneva Marie Mullins; age 16; born 9 Sep 1954 in Jolo,
WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 1 yrs HS education; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Walter and
Alice (Mullins) Mullins.


Geneva Marie Mullins

1. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #71 028514; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Andy Arthur McCoy; age 19; born 22 Aug 1951 in Iaeger, WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living in Iaeger, WV; son of Oscar and Ruby (Asbury) McCoy, Jr; married on 24 Jul 1971 in
the Freewill Baptist Church, Lebanon, VA; Geneva Marie Mullins; age 16; born 9 Sep 1954 in Jolo,
WV; single; this is her 1st marriage; 1 yrs HS education; living in Iaeger, WV; daughter of Walter and
Alice (Mullins) Mullins.
2. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #73-046361; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Henry Atwell; age 19; born 14 May 1954 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 3 yrs HS
education; living in Bradshaw, WV; son of Miles Herbert and Rosetta (Blair) Atwell; married on 18 Oct
1973 in the United Methodist Church, Grundy, VA; Geneva Marie McCoy; maiden name Mullins; age
19; born 2 Sep 1954 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; 1 yr HS education; living in
Paynesville, WV; daughter of Robert Bob and Alice (Mullins) Mullins.
3. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #79-041283; Ancestry.com Web Site.
John Henry Atwell; age 25; born 14 May 1954 in WV; divorced; this is his 3rd marriage; last marriage
ended 8 Aug 1979; 4 yrs HS education; living in General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; son of Miles Herbert
and Rozetta (Blair) Atwell; married on 28 Sep 1979 in Grundy, VA; Geneva Marie Atwell; maiden
name Mullins; age 25; born 2 Sep 1954 in WV; divorced; this is her 4th marriage; 1 yr HS education;
living at General Delivery, Iaeger, WV; daughter of Robert Bob and Alice Mae (Mullins) Mullins.
4. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Geneva Marie Atwell
Gender: Female
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1992
Marriage Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Spouse: John Henry Atwell"
5. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Geneva Marie Atwell, 65, of Union, WV, formerly of Ritter, WV, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in CAMC Memorial in Charleston, WV.

"Geneva was born September 2, 1954 in Avondale, WV, a daughter of the late Robert and Alice Mullins.

"In addition to her parents Geneva was preceded in death by a sister, Mervel Lester, and infant brother and two brothers, Elmer and Leonard Mullins.

"Survivors include her husband of 49 years, John Atwell of the home; one daughter, Davina Galford and husband Shannon of Gap Mills, WV; one son, Patrick Atwell and wife, Jennifer of Sophia, NC; four grandchildren, TJ Galford of Gap Mills, WV, Patrick Galford and wife Tessa of Cashmere, WV, Abigail Atwell and Emma Atwell both of Sophia, NC; great granddaughter, Everleigh Galford of Cashmere, WV; one sister, Ruby Powell of Bradshaw, WV; and one brother, Virgil Mullins and wife, Helen of Bluefield, WV.

"Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 11 o’clock with Pastor Clayton Ripley and Reverend Roy Barber officiating at the Pickaway Church of God in Pickaway, WV. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

"Friends may visit with the family from after 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 10, 2020 at the Pickaway Church of God in Pickaway, WV,

"Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com."


Melton Maben Sr

1. Fayette Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #3306; 5 Jun 1917; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Melton Maben; age 26; born 4 Jul 1891 in Norfolk, VA; Africian; living in Kingston, WV; coal miner for
Solvay Colleries Co, Kingston, WV; dependent wife, medium height and build; black eyes and black
hair.
2. 1920 Census, Raleigh Co, WV; Slab Fork District; East Gulf; taken 15 Jan 1920; Page 157A; Image
25 of 37; Family #248/260.
Listed as Melton Maben; age 27; born in VA; married; black; coal miner; head of household.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Melton Mabin; age 45; born in Norfolk, VA; widowed; colored; living at Lamar, WV; son of Jim and
Clara Melton; married on 10 Apr 1943 in Matoaka, WV; Lula Baity; age 16; born in VA (sic, Keystone
WV); single; colored; living at Macajah, WV; daughter of Robert and Hattie (Lipscomb) Baity.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #15548; WV Archives Web Site.
Milton William Maben; age 56 yrs, 5 mons, 4 days; born 4 Jul 1897 in Norfolk, VA; married; company
work for mine; SS# 235-09-1898; Negro; living in McDowell, WV; son of Jim and _____ Maben; died
28 Dec 1953 at Keystone, WV; crushing injuries to chest from crossties falling on him; buried 31 Dec
1953 in Oak Grove Cemetery, informant, Lula Maben, wife.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by slever3; 29 Dec 2017.
" Milton William Maben
Birth 4 Jul 1897
Death 28 Dec 1953 (aged 56)
Burial
Oak Grove Cemetery
Bluewell, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Section H, Lot 57
Memorial ID 186195733"


Lula Virginia Baity

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1943); Page 120; WV Archives Web Site.
Melton Mabin; age 45; born in Norfolk, VA; widowed; colored; living at Lamar, WV; son of Jim and
Clara Melton; married on 10 Apr 1943 in Matoaka, WV; Lula Baity; age 16; born in VA (sic, Keystone
WV); single; colored; living at Macajah, WV; daughter of Robert and Hattie (Lipscomb) Baity.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 442; WV Archives Web Site.
Wilmer Payne age 48; born in Chatham, VA; widowed; colored; living in McDowell, WV; married on 5
Oct 1958 in Bluefield, WV; Lula Virginia Maben; age 31; born and living in Keystone, WV; widow;
colored.
3. Gregory-Page Funeral Home; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Mrs. Lula V. Payne was born on the 11th day of June 1927, to her parents,the late Evelyn Hickman Howell and Robert Baity of Keystone, WV. After completing her education, she became a wife and a homemaker. For 66 years, she was a faithful member of Mt. Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Keystone, until failing health. She loved the Lord, her Church and singing hymns of praise. Her joy was in giving generously of her time and talents to help others. She was an excellent cook, who enjoyed both shopping and traveling. Her favorite pastimes were spent watching television game shows, old movies and wrestling matches. Also, this summer she attended and sang with Toby Mac at one of his Concerts. She had a great sense of humor and remained both humble and gentle natured throughout years of illness.

"In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Melton Maben Sr., her second husband, Wilmer Payne; two siblings, Walter Howell and Vivian Williams; one granddaughter, Renetta "Sue" Dickerson; great-grandchildren: Andrianna and Anthony Dickerson Sr., Mykell Cowans, TreVon Hatch, Jayden Payne and great-great-granddaughter, Kyleigh Hurt. Mrs. Payne was the last surviving member of her original family, as she peacefully departed this life on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Novant Health/Presbyterian in Charlotte, NC.

"She leaves a life time of cherished memories to her devoted children: Melton W. (Donna) Maben Jr., of Winston-Salem, NC, Dennis W. (Sheila) Payne of Columbus, OH, Lula "Virginia" (George) Dickerson of Keystone, WV, Evelyn (Hugh) Maben-Hall of Weddington, NC, Hattie M. (Alphonso D.) Avery of Keystone, WV, Holly A. Maben of Charlotte, NC, and Ruth (Pastor Kenneth) Payne-Brown of Northfork, WV; grandchildren: Georgetta Dickerson, Tony Dickerson, Patricia Dickerson, Donald (Mildred) Dickerson, Inez (Isaah) Dodson, Myesha (Robbie) Cowans, Vanessa Kilpatrick, Nicolette Brown, Michelle "Tiffany Blu" Cromwell, Damon Cromwell, Denisha Payne, Dennis "Denberg" Payne, Devon Payne, Kenneth J. Brown and Marla Brown; her 54 additional great, and great-great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces; other relatives and Carlotta Young, her sister-in-law of Keystone, WV and friends.

"A Service in honor of her well lived life will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Mt. Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Keystone, with her son-in-law, Pastor Kenneth Brown, eulogist and Dr. Robert E. Rogers presiding. Interment will follow in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 6605 New Hope Road in Bluewell, WV. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., until the time of Service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and granddaughters as flower bearers."


Terry Lee Mullins

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #88-041327; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Terry Lee Mullins; age 16; born 27 Jul 1972 in VA; this is his 1st marriage; 9th grade education; living
at Box 103, Paynesville, WV; son of Farley Mack and Arbutus (Blankenship) Mullins; married on 6
Aug 1988 in Grundy, VA; Davina Marie McCoy; age 16; born 16 Apr 1972 in WV; this is her 1st
marriage; 9th grade education; living at St. Rt. Box 145, Jolo, WV; daughter of Andy Arthur and
Geneva Marie (Mullins) McCoy.


Davina Marie McCoy

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #88-041327; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Terry Lee Mullins; age 16; born 27 Jul 1972 in VA; this is his 1st marriage; 9th grade education; living
at Box 103, Paynesville, WV; son of Farley Mack and Arbutus (Blankenship) Mullins; married on 6
Aug 1988 in Grundy, VA; Davina Marie McCoy; age 16; born 16 Apr 1972 in WV; this is her 1st
marriage; 9th grade education; living at St. Rt. Box 145, Jolo, WV; daughter of Andy Arthur and
Geneva Marie (Mullins) McCoy.


George Donald Dickerson

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 244; WV Archives Web Site.
George Donald Dickerson; age 22; born and living in Keystone, WV; single; colored; married on 8
May 1961 in Eckman, WV; Lula Virginia Maben; age 17; born in Lamar, WV; single; colored; living in
Keystone, WV; with consent of Lula Virginia Payne, father deceased, mother of Lula Virginia Maben.


Lula Virginia Maben

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1961); Page 244; WV Archives Web Site.
George Donald Dickerson; age 22; born and living in Keystone, WV; single; colored; married on 8
May 1961 in Eckman, WV; Lula Virginia Maben; age 17; born in Lamar, WV; single; colored; living in
Keystone, WV; with consent of Lula Virginia Payne, father deceased, mother of Lula Virginia Maben.