McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Rudolpn "Rudy" Hicks

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.


Elvia Mitchell

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.


Ray Hicks

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.


Rudolph Hicks Jr

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.


Lon Hicks

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.


Gail Hicks

1."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.


Jozef "Joe" Otvos

1. Hungary Reformed Church Christenings, 1624-1895: LDS Web Site.
"Name József Ötvös
Event Type Baptism
Event Date 29 Jan 1889
Event Place Balajt, Borsod, Hungary
Gender Male
Father's Name József Ötvös
Mother's Name Lidia Marsalkó
2. West Virginia Naturalization Records; Logan Co, WV; Petition For Citizenship; #535; LDS Web Site.
Joe Otovos; born 28 Jan 1889 in Salgotarjan, Czechoslovakia; miner; living at Box 72, Whitmans,
Logan Co, WV; made initial declaration to become a US citizens on 7 Jul 1927 in Circuit Court,
Vermillion Co, Newport, IN; married on 2 Apr 1912 in Clinton, IN; husband of Julia; born in Mar 1897
in Salgotarjan, Czechslovakia; she entered US at Port of NY in 1899; and now resides in Balajt, Hungary;
three children; Louis, born in Dec 1915 in Clinton, IN; now in Whitmans, WV; Alex, born in Feb 1916 in
Clinton, IN; now lives in Hungary; and Julia; born in Jul 1917 in Clinton, IN; now lives in Hungary; Joe's
previous address was in Balajt, Hungary; he entered US at Port of NY on 9 Dec 1907 from Fiume, Italy
aboard the SS Slavonia; signed by Joe Otvos.
3, McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-233; 27 Apr 1942; LDS Web Site.
Joe Otvos; age 52; born 28 Jan 1889 in Hungary; living at Gary, WV; employed by US Coal and Coke Co;
person who will always know address, Louis Otvos, 174 East 102st Street, NY City;
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'70 019842; WV Archives Web Site.
Joe Otvos; age 81; born 26 (sic, 28) Jan 1889 in Hungary (sic, Czechoslovakia); married; coal liner;
SS#232-14-7408; living at Hemphill, WV; son of unknown parents; died 27 Dec 1970 at Hemphill,
WV; due to acute coronary thrombosis; buried 2 Jan 1971 in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
informant, Louis Otvos, Flushing, NY; 5'8" tall; 170 lbs; gray eyes; brown hair; ruddy complexion;
scar on left side of forehead.
4. FindAGrave.com; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 11 Apr 2014.
Joe Otvos; born 9 (sic, 28) Jan 1889; died 27 Dec 1970; buried here; grave marker photo shown.


Wilma Lea Hicks

1. Douglas Mortuary; Welch, WV; Posted Obit.
"Wilma Lea Adams, 68 of Berwind, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at her residence. Born March 24, 1952 in War, WV, she was the daughter of the late Cloie Hale Hicks and Ruben Hicks Jr.

"Wilma attended Big Creek High School and she was member of the Canebrake Freewill Baptist Church. She was also a cook for the McDowell County Board of Education for 17 years.

"In addition to her parents Wilma was preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Lee Hicks and Charles Edward Hicks; three sisters, Fronie Graham, Shelby Jean Hicks and Wanda Ford.
Those left to cherish her memories are her husband Billy Wayne Adams Sr. of the home, one son, Billy Wayne Adams Jr. and wife Lori of Bonaire, GA; one daughter, Linda Adams Brigham and husband Damon of Berwind; one brother, Rudolph Hicks and wife Elvia of Newhall; four sisters, Gail Rutherford and husband Tommy of War, Kaylene Adams of St. Albans, Jackie Mitchell and husband Howard of Newhall and Mary Wessinger of Columbia, SC; one brother-in-law, James Adams and wife Connie of Tazewell, VA; two sisters-in-law, Betty Dougaree of Chester, MD and Joyce Adams of War; three grandchildren, Shelby Nicole Adams, Haley Sierra Adams and Paige Makenzie Adams; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

"A Memorial Service will be conducted Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8:00 PM from the Canebrake Freewill Baptist Church in Canebrake with the Reverend Darrell Long officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the church from 6 to 8 PM.

"In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
Following the wishes of the deceased the body has been cremated.

"The Douglas Mortuary in Welch is assisting the Adams family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.douglasmortuary.com"
2."The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1995"; 1995; Edited by Dr, Thomas C.
Hatcher; Geneva Steele; Sandra Long and Christine Carr McGuire; "Howard Edison and Jackie
Hicks Mitchell"; Article; Page 206; submitted by Angela Mitchell, Newhall, WV 24866.