McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Gracie Stevens

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; Crane Creek; taken on 4 Apr 1930; Page 187B; Image
38 of 99; Family #356/375.
Listed as Gracie Stevens; age 68; born in NC; widow; married at 28; in household of son, Isaac Stevens.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #536; WV Archives Web Site.
Gracie Stevens; age 83; born 10 May 1960 in Kingston (sic, Kinston), NC; widow; colored; domestic;
living at Iaeger, WV; daughter of unknown parents; died 20 May 1943 in Iaeger, WV; due to chronic
Brights Disease with uraemic coma; buried 24 Jan 1943 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV; informant,
Henry Porter, Iaeger, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Jul 2014.
Gracie Stevens; born 20 May 1869; died 20 Jan 1943; buried here; headstone photo shown.


Donna Faye Compton

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #75-033371; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Randall Kevin Kerbawy; age 22; born 17 Aug 1953 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 4 yrs HS
education; living at Mt. Hope, Raleigh Co, WV; son of Albert and Phyllis Dalene (Vest) Kerbawy, Jr;
marrid on 29 Aug 1975 in Grundy, VA; Donna Faye Compton; age 16; born 16 May 1959 in WV;
single; this is her 1st marriage; 1 yr HS education; living at Wyoming, Wyoming Co, WV; daughter
of James Edward and Esteleen (Akers) Compton.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Donna Faye Compton Sturgill 59 of Coal City, formerly of Wyoming County, went home to be with her Savior, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday August 15, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer. Born May 16, 1959 in Mullens, she was the daughter of the late James Edward and Esteleen Akers Compton.

"Faye was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved her family, and cherished the times that she spent with them. Faye worked as a cook at many local restaurants, throughout our region. She was a born again Christian and loved the Lord with all of her heart. She spent years singing and playing her guitar for many churches. Faye loved sharing the gift that God had given to her, by ministering to people through song.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her three sisters Fayetta Compton, Judy Cook and Vicky Lambert. 5 brothers, her twin brother Donald Ray Compton, Luke Compton, Carl Compton, Mark Compton, and Hershell Compton.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband Harold Sturgill, her 5 children Phillip Kirbway, Nashayla Wilkerson, Donna Smith, Mark Sturgill, and Josh Sturgill. 7 grandchildren: Breyanna Wilkerson, Jasmine Wilkerson, Megan Smith, Hunter Smith, McKenzie Sturgill, Makyleigh Sturgill, and Finley Sturgill. 7 borthers and sisters: Glenda Compton Yeo, Lou Baker, Patricia Ramsey, Rosemary Haynes, Dean Compton, Lee Compton, and David Compton, and a host of nieces, nephews, and countless friends. "


George Edward Lyons Jr

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #85-005788; Ancestry.com Web Site.
George Edward Lyons, Jr; age 20; born 3 May 1964 in WV; single; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; ;iving at Box 115, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV; son of George Edward and Ruby Athleene
(Workman) Lyons, Sr; married on 19 Feb 1985 in Giles Co, VA; Yamera Annette Decker; age 21; born
1 Aug 1963 in WV; divorced; this is her 3rd marriage; last marriege ended in Dec 1984; 9th grade
education; living at Box 115, Jesse, Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of Ricky Joseph and Donna Page
(Rose) Decker.
2. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: George E Lyons Jr
Birth Date: 3 May 1964
Phone Number: 668-3384
Address: RR 2 POB 198, Central Square, NY, 13036 (1993)
[1004 County Route 45 # 45, Central Square, NY, 13036-2210]
[682 Knows, Jesse, WV, 24849 (1995)]
[PO Box 283, Fulton, NY, 13069-0283 (1995)] "


Roy L. Lyons

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Roy Lyons
Titles and Terms (Original) JR
Also Known As Roy Jr Lyons
2nd Also Known As Name Roy L Lyons
3rd Also Known As Name Roy L Lyons
Event Date 10 Nov 2005
Event Place Winfield, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 17 Nov 1947
Address Winfield, West Virginia 25213
Address Date 10 Nov 2005
2nd Address Winfield, West Virginia 25213
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1987-01 Jan 2009
3rd Address Charleston, West Virginia 25364
3rd Address Date 01 May 1984-13 Nov 2000
Possible Relatives Loretta G Lyons, Marquetta L Westbrook, Sherri Martinlyons
Affiliate Identifier 171842234"


Loretta G.

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Loretta G Lyons
Event Date 01 Jul 1993-25 Mar 2008
Event Place Winfield, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 31 Dec 1948
Address Winfield, West Virginia 25213
Address Date 01 Jul 1993-25 Mar 2008
Possible Relatives Marquetta L Westbrook, Roy L Rev Lyons, Sherri Martinlyons
Affiliate Identifier 171842236"


George Edward Lyons Sr

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 246; WV Archives Web Site.
George E. Lyons; age 20; born in Winding Gulf, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; son of Roy Lee and
Blanche Lyons; married on 1 Jan 1947 at Pineville, WV; Ruby Workman; age 18; born and living in
Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Walter and Maggie Workman.


Ruby Athalene Workman

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 246; WV Archives Web Site.
George E. Lyons; age 20; born in Winding Gulf, WV; single; living at Lynco, WV; son of Roy Lee and
Blanche Lyons; married on 1 Jan 1947 at Pineville, WV; Ruby Workman; age 18; born and living in
Pineville, WV; single; daughter of Walter and Maggie Workman.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Ruby A. Lyons 90, of Jesse passed away Saturday August 25, 2018 at Bowers Hospice House following a long illness. Born March 17, 1928 in Pineville she was the daughter of the late Walter and Maggie Workman. She was lifelong homemaker, and a longtime member of the Pineville Church of the Nazarene. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years George E. Lyons; step-mother Pearl Workman; Sisters Eileen Garrison, and Sandra Oneal; brother Doug Workman; grandson, Bailey Fritz III; great-grandson, Timothy Westbrook Jr; and Son-in-Law Bailey Fritz Jr.

"She is survived by 6 children: Roy Lyons and his wife Loretta of Winfield, Linda Lyons Fritz of Beckley, Larry Lyons and wife Cynthia of Jesse, James Lyons and wife Patricia of Jesse, Delores Lyons Argabright and husband Harris (Rocky) of Lynco, and George Lyons Jr and his wife Brenda of Mexico NY. Her sisters, Billie Hannan, Ruth Lane, Sue Jones, Debby Steele, and Mary Lou Oneal; brothers. Jimmy Workman and Cameron Workman;12 grandchildren; several great -grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

"Services celebrating the life of Ruby Lyons will be held Wednesday August 29, 2018 at 1:00pm in the Pineville Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Mathew Mitchell officiating. Friends may gather with the family from 11:00am until service time Wednesday at the church.

"Her Grandson's will have the honor of serving as her pallbearers. ...."


Walter Lee Workman

1. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Slab Fork District, Page 281A, Family #7/7.
Listed as Walter L. Workman, age 1, born in WV in Mar 1899; in household of father, Allen
B. Workman.
2. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Center District; taken on 9 May 1910; Page 227B; Family #239/245.
Listed as Walter L. Workman; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Allen B. Workman.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; WW I Draft Registration Card #1005; Pineville, WV Draft Board; 12 Sep 1918.
Walter Lee Workman; age 18; born on 1 Mar 1900; living at Itman, WV; track layer for Itman
Colleries; nearest relative; A.B. Workman; medium height and build; black eyes and black hair.
4. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 4/5 Feb 1920; Page 269A;
Family #51/53.
Listed as Walter L. Workman; age 19; born in WV; in household of father, Allen B. Workman.
5. Wyoming Co, WV Death Certificate #17186; WV Archives Web Site.
Walter Lee Workman; age 53; born on 1 Mar 1899 in WV; married; coal miner; son of A.B. and
Lizzie Workman; died on 24 Dec 1952 at Pineville, Wyoming Co, WV of a heart attack; buried on 27
Dec 1952 in Cooper Cemetery; informant, Pearl Workman.
6. Wyoming Co, WV Web Site, Cemeteries
http://members.aol.com/jlcooke2/cemetery.htm
Walter L. Workman; born on 1 Mar 1899; died on 24 Dec 1952; buried in
Cooper Cemetery, Skin Fork, Wyoming Co, WV.
7. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Cyndi Beane-Henry; 13 Jan 2011.
" Walter Lee. Workman
Birth 1 Mar 1899
West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Dec 1952 (aged 53)
Pineville, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Cooper Cemetery
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 64149577"


Margaret Ethel "Maggie" Cook

1. 1910 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Center District, taken on 29 Apr 1910, Page 222B, Family #154.
Listed as Magie? E. Cook, age 2, born in WV, in household of father, Daniel W. Cooke.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Pattie Green; 28 Aug 2018.
" Margaret Ethel “Maggie” Cook Workman
Birth 10 May 1907
Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 4 Aug 1936 (aged 29)
Pineville, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 19263846"

Additional Information Posted:
"Daughter of Daniel "Dan" Whitten Stewart Cook (1866-1947) and Sarah Elizabeth Sizemore-Cook (1866-1943).

"Sister of Mary Jane Cook-Perdue (1887-Deceased), Ida Mae Cook-Cook-Dalton (1889-Deceased), Charles Walter Cook Sr. (1890-1969), Early Lee Cook (1892-1922), Ira Ernest Cook (1894-Deceased), Calvin "Estel" Cook (1896-1930), Ada Z. "Addie" Cook-Cline (1898-1988), India V. Cook-Cooper (1900-Deceased), Cora Belle Cook (1902-1907), and Lydia Gay Cook (1905-1905).

"Half sister of Lewis Shelton Cook (1899-1948).

"Married to Walter Lee Workman (1899-1952).

"Mother of Ruby Athalene Workman-Lyons (1928-2018) and Billie L. Workman-Hannan (B. 1930).

"Maggie Workman died at age 29 from pulmonary tuberculosis (per WV Certificate of Death #12623 Dist #5531 Serial #14, Wyoming County, WV, 1936)."


Alice Smith

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Delilah Alicia Marie "Pooh" Smith Ellis 44, of Pineville passed away Wednesday August 29, 2018 at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 7, 1974 in Mullens she was the daughter of Stephen Darrel Smith of Pineville, and the late Delilah Johnston Smith.

"For 7 years she was employed by Stat Ambulance Service, but being a mother was here favorite, she was devoted to her children and whatever activities they were involved in. She volunteered for several years for the Pineville Little League, where they honored her this past spring by having her open up the season by throwing out the first pitch. When she was able she loved going camping and fishing with her family. Her infectious laugh and smile will be missed by all the knew her.

"In addition to her mother she was preceded in death by grandparents.

"Along with her father, those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband Greg Ellis, her 3 children Preston Mark Lee Breeden, John Stephen Ellis, and Delilah Emily Lou Ellis; her brother Jack Lee Smith, and his wife Tara, her niece and nephew Cody Smith and his wife Melissa and their 3 children, and Belle Smith, and a host of Uncles, Aunts, and countless extended family. ..."


Lonnie Stacy

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
Lonnie Stacy; age 28; born in Blackie, VA; single; living at Hanover, WV; married on 23 Sep 1946
at Steeles, WV; Hattie Riffe; age 22; born and living at Iaeger, WV. single;.


Hattie Riffe

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage records; Vol #__(1946); Page 412; WV Archives Web Site.
Lonnie Stacy; age 28; born in Blackie, VA; single; living at Hanover, WV; married on 23 Sep 1946
at Steeles, WV; Hattie Riffe; age 22; born and living at Iaeger, WV. single;.