McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


Linda Louise Cook

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Linda Louise Collins 69, of Brenton went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday February 20, 2018 at her residence following a sudden illness.

"Born September 30, 1948 in Cook County Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Louise Cook.

"Linda loved the Lord, and was a very proud mother and grandmother, she was a friend to all who knew her.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Harold Collins.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her two sons Michael Collins and wife Carrie, and Jason Collins and his companion Rosemary Haines, her three grand daughters Amber Cook Collins, Emily Collins, and Lydia Collins, a step grandson Harley Cline and a host of many family and dear friends.

"In keeping with Linda's wishes she will be cremated and there will be no service "


Ebb Keister Whitley Jr

1. "Charleston Gazette"; Charles, WV; Saturday, 19 March 19 2005; Newspaper Obit.
"Dr. Ebb Keister "Doc" Whitley Jr., a long-time physician of Iaeger, passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2005, at his residence in Iaeger.

"Born Nov. 17, 1934, Dr. Whitley was the son of the late E.K. Whitley Sr. and Pearl Long Whitley. As a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Va., "Doc" began his medical career in his hometown in 1964 and continued to serve his community until his passing. He was known as a trusted physician who offered advice to those he served in a caring manner. He served his country as an Air Force veteran from the years of 1954 through his honorable discharge in 1958. In addition to his medical profession, he served his area through his various involvements with a love for the betterment of the community as a public servant. Having been elected as a member of the House of Delegates, he was always sought as an advisor to other political aspirants. He also served on the McDowell County Board of Education, the McDowell County Commission, the McDowell County Democratic Executive Committee, and a member of the American Legion Post 175. His interest included being an avid reader and he enjoyed raising a variety of animals.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Rachel Althoff.

"Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Sue Hamilton Whitley, three sons, and a daughter. His sons are E.K. "Keis" Whitley III of Richmond, Va., Jack W. Whitley of Charleston, and Jeff Whitley and wife, Debbie, of Asheville, N.C.; his daughter, Jennifer Whitley McReynolds and husband, Jon, of Kingsport, Tenn.; a stepson, Scott Lowe of Asheboro, N.C.; and his sister, Phyllis Whaley of Cedar Buff, Va.

"Additionally, seven grandchildren, Raven Whitley of Burnsville, N.C., Alexis Whitely of Charleston, Maggie and Dylan Whitley, both of Asheville, N.C. and Lucas, Jacob, and Jessica McRey-nolds, all of Kingsport, Tenn.; and two step grandchildren, Patrick and Corey Lowe, both of Asheboro, N.C.

"Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19 from the chapel of Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, with Reverend Don Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in the family section of Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield. ..."


Ebb Keister Whitley Sr

1. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Ebb Keister Whitley
Gender: Male
Race: White
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: North Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1901
Residence: Iaeger, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Feb 1942
Occupation: Self Employed
Weight: 172
Complexion: Dark
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 5 10
Next of Kin: E K Whitley
Relationship to Draftee: Wife
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Ebb Keister Whitley Self (Head)
E K (sic) Whitley Wife"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Ebb Keister Whitley; born 16 Apr 1901; died 24 Aug 1978; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with wife Pearl Long Whitley.


Pearl Gertrude Long

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Pearl Long Whitley
[Pearl L Whitley]
[Pearl Long Long]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 14 Jun 1899
Birth Place: Near Iaeger, West Virginia
Death Date: 22 Feb 1989
Father: John M Long
Mother: Roxie A Chaffim
SSN: 234966080
Notes: 02 Nov 1972: Name listed as PEARL LONG WHITLEY; 14 Mar 1989: Name listed as PEARL L WHITLEY"
1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 29 Dec 2013.
Pearl Long Whitley; born 14 Jun 1899; died 22 Feb 1989; buried here; double headstone photo shown
with husband, Ebb K, Whitley.


Robert Samuel McGuire Sr

1, Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 284; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert McGuire; age 23; born in Omar, WV; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; son of Waldon and
Lizzie McGuire; married on 29 Jul 1948 at Oceana, WV; Ruth Francis; age 20; born and living in
Oceana, WV; single; daughter of Ernest and Cora Francis.
2. U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2018; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Robert Samuel McGuire
Gender: Male
Death Age: 84
Birth Date: 29 Apr 1925
Birth Place: Virginia, USA
Residence Place: Jesse, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: 6 Feb 2010
Obituary Date: 12 Feb 2010
Newspaper Title: The Register Herald
Newspaper Place: Beckley, West Virginia, USA
Spouse: Epp
Parents: Walter and Lizzie Barnette McGuire
Children: Gloria Cline and husband Epp of Oceana, W.VA; Jack McGuire and wife Patricia of Glen Fork, W.VA, and Bobby McGuire and wife Virginia of Montcalm, W.VA"
3. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"JESSE — Robert Samuel McGuire, 84, of Jesse, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday,
February 6, 2010, in Raleigh General Hospital.

"He was born April 29, 1925, in Starratt, WV, a son of the late Walter McGuire (1895-1937) and Alice Young-McGuire (1897-Deceased); stepson of Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bennette-Richardson-McGuire (1898-Deceased). He was the last surviving member of his immediate family and was also preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.

"He was a United States Army Veteran, a retired coal miner, a member of the UMWA.
He attended the Turkey Ridge Baptist Church and Rhema Ministries. He enjoyed hunting, riding his four-wheeler and giving out religious tracts.

"Survivors include his loving wife of 61 and a half years, Mona "Ruth" Francis-McGuire (B. 1928) whom he married on July 29, 1948 in Oceana, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1948, Page 284, Application Date: July 12, 1948); daughter Gloria McGuire-Cline and husband Epp "Eppie" of Oceana, WV; two sons, Jack McGuire and wife Patricia "Pat" McGuire of Glen Fork, WV, and Robert "Bobby" McGuire (1950-2018) and wife Virginia McGuire of Montcalm, WV; nine grandchildren, Angela Hagendorn and husband Brian Hagendorn, Carolyn McGuire-Wilson and Bobby McGuire all of MO, Stephen Vaught and wife Jai Vaught of Elkhart, IN, Phillip Vaught and wife April Vaught of Rich Creek, VA, Sandra Morgan and husband James "Chuck" of McGraws, WV, Christina McGuire of Beckley, WV, Brandy Stafford and husband Daniel Stafford of Oceana, WV, and Hunter McGuire of Montcalm, WV; ten great-grandchildren, Travis Hagendorn, Brittney Hagendorn, Brandon Hagendorn, Taylor Wilson, Lani Wilson, Emma Wilson, Caitlyn Morgan, Madison Vaught, Aaliyah Vaught and Hannah Vaught; and a host of other loving family and friends.

"Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2010, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with the Rev. Johnny Jones and Rev. Ernest Francis officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV."


Mona Ruth Francis

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 19 Apr 1930, Page 198A, Family #221.
Listed as Ruth Francis, age 1, born in WV, in household of father, Ernest B. Francis.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Oceana District; E.D. 55-9; taken on 28 May 1940; Page 232B;
Image 92 of 96; Household #773.
Listed as Ruth Francis; age 12; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in
Wyoming Co, WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Ernest B. Francis.
3, Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 284; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert McGuire; age 23; born in Omar, WV; divorced; living at Oceana, WV; son of Waldon and
Lizzie McGuire; married on 29 Jul 1948 at Oceana, WV; Ruth Francis; age 20; born and living in
Oceana, WV; single; daughter of Ernest and Cora Francis.


Charles Lee Stewart

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Charles Lee Stewart, 76, of Lynco, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday August 18, 2020 at his home.
He was born on June 24, 1949 in Baileysville, WV a son of the late Obed Preston and Viola Allen Stewart. Charles
was a member of the UMWA, and a 1963 graduate of Baileysville High School. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by a sister Betty Graves; and a brother Wayne Stewart. Survivors include his loving wife of 38
years Retha Toler Stewart; two daughters Donna (Chuck) Childers of Oceana and Pam (Tim) Nelson of Rockview;
six grandchildren Brittney Altizer, Victoria Altizer, Bryce Nelson, Tamara Childers, Ashton Altizer and Jace
Repass; two great grandchildren Piper Gibson and Brantley Toler; three brothers Tommy Stewart of San
Antonio, TX, Roland Stewart of Berryville, VA and David Stewart of Winston-Salem, NC; and a host of other
loving family and friends. Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Friday August 21st in the Chapel of Stafford
Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. David Johnson officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial
Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 11 am until time of services on Friday at the
funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral
Home, Lynco, WV."


Retha G. Toler

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Retha G Stewart
Birth Date: 4 Aug 1950
Residence Date: 1986
Phone Number: 6826072
Address: PO Box 323
Residence: Lynco, WV
Postal Code: 24857-0323
Second Phone Number: 682-6072"