McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles Vinton Hamilton

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #81-053910; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Vinton Hamilton; age 38; born 18 Oct 1943 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 5 Dec 1980; 12th grade education; living at Box 2-A, Pineville, WV; son of Hubert
Baker and Argie Dare (Clark) Hamilton; married on 6 Nov 1981 in Buchanan Co, VA; Donna Drusilla
Brooks; maiden name Hughes; born 8 dec 1955 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended in Jul 1978; 12th grade education; living at Box 311, Gilbert, WV; daughter of Bruce
Manuel and Lovis June (Cline) Hughes.
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Charles Vinton Hamilton 76, of Pineville passed away March 15, 2020.

"Born October 18, 1943 in Mullens he was the son of the late Hubert and Argie Hamilton.

"Charlie was a veteran of the United States Army, was a retired coal miner, and a devoted member of Eagle Sanctuary. He was loved and respected by so many.

"He loved woodworking and crafted many beautiful pieces. He loved his family and friends and especially playing a good game of domino, where he attempted to beat his granddaughters.

"In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 38 years Donna, his brothers George, Vance, Malcom, Ronald, and his sister Linda.

"Those left to cherish his memory include his children Charles (Shana) Hamilton of Coal Mountain, Wendi (Leslie) Skinner of Tarpon Springs Fl; and Michael (Lisa) Hamilton of St Albans. Granddaughters Makayla Jordan, and Baylee Elise. He survived by his brothers Clinton(Linda), Rodney(Drema), his sisters Darisue, Maxine, Deloris, Debbie(Bill) and Darlenc(Bobby)

"Due to the current environment and out of an abundance of concern for the families we serve, Evans -Calfee Funeral Service will be following the recommendations set forth by the CDC (Center for Disease Control) and the US Surgeon General’s Office. We are implementing a temporary policy of limiting visitations and funerals at our facilities to immediate family members only."
(COVID-19 Pandemic)


Donna Drusilla Hughes

1. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #81-053910; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Charles Vinton Hamilton; age 38; born 18 Oct 1943 in WV; divorced; this is his 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended 5 Dec 1980; 12th grade education; living at Box 2-A, Pineville, WV; son of Hubert
Baker and Argie Dare (Clark) Hamilton; married on 6 Nov 1981 in Buchanan Co, VA; Donna Drusilla
Brooks; maiden name Hughes; born 8 dec 1955 in WV; divorced; this is her 2nd marriage; first
marriage ended in Jul 1978; 12th grade education; living at Box 311, Gilbert, WV; daughter of Bruce
Manuel and Lovis June (Cline) Hughes.


Colonel John Peter Woody

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 004221; WV Archives Web Site.
Colonel Pete Woody; age 84; born 15 May 1878 in Henry Co, VA; widowed; miner; SS#236-09-6952;
living at Princeton, WV; son of John and Mary Jane (Helms) Woody; died 23 Feb 1963 in Stevens
Clinic, Welch, WV; due to thrombosis intrinsic cerebral vessel, left with right hemiplegia; buried
25 Feb 1963 in Shady rest Cemetery, Bassett, VA; informant, Clyde Pauley, Iaeger, WV.


Anna Jane Short

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #12167; WV Archives Web Site.
Annie Jane Woody; age 72; born 26 Jun 1882 in Patrick Co, VA; widow; living in Princeton, WV;
daughter of Abe and Betty (Ross) Short; died 7 Sep 1954 in Stevens Clinic, Welch, WV; due to
cardiac insufficiency; arteriosclorotis heart disease; buried 9 Sep 1954 in Woody Cemetery,
Bassett, VA; informant, Mrs. Edwin Pauley.


Joseph C. "Joe" McCoy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 263A; Image
45 of 51; Family #390/396.
Listed as Joe C. McCoy; age 39; born in TN; married at 18; loader in coal mine; head of household.
2. McDowell Co, WV; WW II Draft Registration Card #U-832; 27 Apr 1942; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe C. McCoy (he stated there is no middle name, just an initial); age 51; born 25 May 1891 in
Rogersville, TN; unemployed; living at Avondale, WV; person who will always know address, Mrs.
Retia McCoy, wife, Avondale, WV; 5'11" tall; 160 lbs; brown eyes; brown hair; dark complexion.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Joe C McCoy
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Mar 1890
Claim Date: 30 Nov 1961
Type of Claim: Life Claim
Notes: 28 Nov 1961: Name listed as JOE C MCCOY"
4. U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Joe C. McCoy; born 25 Mar 1890; died 14 Nov 1961; enlisted 4 Apr 1917; discharged 29 May 1919;
Service #A.S.No 1, 560054; pension or VA claim # C-179 60 16; West Virginia; no medals; Cook,
Company K, 150th Infantry, 38th Division, US Army; buried in Iaeger Memorial, Roderfield, WV;
application signed by Margaret E. Ferrell, daughter; 8106 Martha Street, Wash., 28; 27 Nov 1961.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Jul 2014.
Joe C. McCoy; born 25 Mar 1890; died 15 Nov 1961; buried here; headstone photo shown; "WEST
VIRGINIA * COOK * CO K * 150 INFANTRY * WORLD WAR I".
6. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Curtis Hammonds"; Article; Page 194; submitted by Retta Sue Hammonds
Swaim, Rt 1, Box 2094, Berryville, VA 22611.


Maurice McCoy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 263A; Image
45 of 51; Family #390/396.
Listed as Morris McCoy; age 17; born in VA; in household of father, Joseph C. McCoy.
2. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; Geneva Steel, Sandra Long,
and Tom Hatcher; "Curtis Hammonds"; Article; Page 194; submitted by Retta Sue Hammonds
Swaim, Rt 1, Box 2094, Berryville, VA 22611.


Grover C. Thacker I

1, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Grover C. Thacker
Social Security Number: 407-22-4060
Birth Date: 24 Jan 1927
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: Kentucky
Last Residence: 24874, Pineville, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
Death Date: 25 May 1993"


Arretta Leedy

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Arretta Leedy Thacker, 85, of Mullensville, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017, following a long illness.

"Born April 19, 1931 in Belfrey KY, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Polly Runyon Leedy.

"Arretta loved the Lord and was of the Baptist faith. She loved cats, gardening, crocheting, and auctions. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her family.

"She was preceded in death by her husband, Grover; daughter, Sandra Stewart; son, Grover Thacker Jr.; grandson, Johnathon Lester; great grandson, John John Lester; sisters, Evelyn Runyon, Alice Ball and Kathleen Bowman.

"Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Gladys Cox of Mullensville, Judy Elswick and her husband James of Twin Harbor NC, Gloria Lester of Mullensville, Perry Thacker of Mullensville, Teresa Thacker of Beckley, Richard Thacker and his wife Jennifer of Oak Hill, , and Brian Thacker and his wife Carol of Pineville; brother, Fred Leedy and his wife Freda of KY; 14 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and a special “Daughter” Debra McConnell.

"Funeral services will be held Wednesday January25, 2017 at Evans-Calfee Funeral Service 614 Appalachian Highway Pineville, with the Rev. Bill Goode officiating. Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny...."


Sarah Jean Trent

1. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jean T Houpe
Birth Date: 14 Aug 1918
Address: 209 Burke Dr, Morganton, NC, 28655-5305 (1987)"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Forest Hill Cemetery, Morganton, Burke Co, NC; submitted by
Armantia.
Sarah Jean Trent Houpe; born in 1918; died 9 Sep 2013; buried here; Houpe headstne and
grave marker photos shown; obit posted.
"Sarah Jean Trent Houpe, 95 of 151 Camden Causeway, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Albemarle Hospital.

"A native of Iaeger, WV, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Trent and Sarah Cline Trent and the widow of E. V Houpe.

"She was the former owner of Three Way Grocery and retired as a cottage parent from the West Carolina Center and was a member of North Morganton United Methodist Church.

"She is survived by a daughter, Sandra H. Ward of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, Michael Houpe, Indian Land, SC; grandchildren Michael T. Ward and wife Ann, Becky Ward Pittman and husband Bruce, Jamie McDaniel Ward and wife Brandee, Michael Houpe, Jr., and wife Robin, Jason Houpe and wife Rebecca; great grandchildren, Avi Houpe, Aaran Houpe, Pierce Houpe, Mac Ward, Baker Ward, Phillip Pittman, Elizabeth Pittman, Bruce Pittman, Sarah Kelly and Savannah Ward. She was pre-deceased by nine siblings, Nona Alma Trent, Donald Everett Trent, Maxine Trent, Madeline Barbara Trent, Raymond Harvey Trent, James Tasker Trent, Jo Ann Elizabeth Trent, and Faye Trent.

"A graveside funeral service will be Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Neill Shaw officiating.

"Memorial donations may be made to North Morganton UMC or Cann Memorial Presbyterian Church, Fund for Christ, PO Box 2818, Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2818.

"Sossoman Funeral Home, 1011 South Sterling Street, Morganton, NC will be handling the funeral."


Willie Dovel Perdieu

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 204; WV Archives Web Site.
Willia D. Perdieu; age 35; born and living at Wilmore, WV; single; married on 30 Aug
1952 at Davy, WV; Shirley Ann Shannon; age 16; born in Hemphill, WV; single; living
at Wilmore, WV; with constent of Annie Shannon, father deceased, mother of Shirley
Ann Shannon.
2. Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 8 Sep 1990; Newspaper Obit.
"Willie D. "Perdieu"
"Iaeger - Willie D. Perdieu, 73 , of Iaeger, died Thursday at a Welch hospital.

"Born at Wilmore, he was the son of the late Norman and Rebecca Trent Perdieu.
He was a veteran of World War II serving with the Army Air Force, a retired educator
having taught in the McDowell County School System for 29 1/4 years, a member of
the American Legion Post at Bradshaw, Royal Order of the Moose Lodge in Welch
and Sandy Valley Masonic Lodge No. 17 in Grundy, Va. and worked at the H.E.
Harman Coal Corp,, for over six years. He was preceded in death by his brothers,
Harvey Perdieu and Elmo Perdieu; sister, Lake Chaffins.

"Survivors: wife, Mattie Fletcher Perdieu; daughters, Janet L. Perdieu Egnew and
Bernadette McCoy both of Welch; son, Dominick Harman of Iaeger; sister, Grace
Coleman of Iaeger; bother Norman Perk of McGraw; three grandchildren.

"The funeral will be hels at 2 p.m. Sunday at Douglas Mortuary Chapel in Welch.

: The body will be cremated after services..."
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie Dovel Perdieu
[Willie D Perdieu]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Dec 1916
Birth Place: Wilmore Mcdo, West Virginia
[Wilmore, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States]
Death Date: 6 Sep 1990
Father: Norman T Perdieu
Mother: Rebecca Trent
SSN: 234448680
Death Certificate Number: 00000000000000000000013118
Notes: Nov 1946: Name listed as WILLIE DOVEL PERDIEU;
22 May 1998: Name listed as WILLIE D PERDIEU:


Lewis Craighead

1. 1910 Census, Montgomery Co, VA; Alleghany District; taken on 22 Apr 1910; Page 6B; Image 12 of 40;
Family #101/101.
Listed as Lewis Craighead; age 74; born in VA; married once for 50 yrs; in household of son-in-law, Fielding Garlick.


Willie Dovel Perdieu

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 204; WV Archives Web Site.
Willia D. Perdieu; age 35; born and living at Wilmore, WV; single; married on 30 Aug
1952 at Davy, WV; Shirley Ann Shannon; age 16; born in Hemphill, WV; single; living
at Wilmore, WV; with constent of Annie Shannon, father deceased, mother of Shirley
Ann Shannon.
2. Bluefield Daily Telegraph"; Bluefield, WV; 8 Sep 1990; Newspaper Obit.
"Willie D. "Perdieu"
"Iaeger - Willie D. Perdieu, 73 , of Iaeger, died Thursday at a Welch hospital.

"Born at Wilmore, he was the son of the late Norman and Rebecca Trent Perdieu.
He was a veteran of World War II serving with the Army Air Force, a retired educator
having taught in the McDowell County School System for 29 1/4 years, a member of
the American Legion Post at Bradshaw, Royal Order of the Moose Lodge in Welch
and Sandy Valley Masonic Lodge No. 17 in Grundy, Va. and worked at the H.E.
Harman Coal Corp,, for over six years. He was preceded in death by his brothers,
Harvey Perdieu and Elmo Perdieu; sister, Lake Chaffins.

"Survivors: wife, Mattie Fletcher Perdieu; daughters, Janet L. Perdieu Egnew and
Bernadette McCoy both of Welch; son, Dominick Harman of Iaeger; sister, Grace
Coleman of Iaeger; bother Norman Perk of McGraw; three grandchildren.

"The funeral will be hels at 2 p.m. Sunday at Douglas Mortuary Chapel in Welch.

: The body will be cremated after services..."
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Willie Dovel Perdieu
[Willie D Perdieu]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Dec 1916
Birth Place: Wilmore Mcdo, West Virginia
[Wilmore, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States]
Death Date: 6 Sep 1990
Father: Norman T Perdieu
Mother: Rebecca Trent
SSN: 234448680
Death Certificate Number: 00000000000000000000013118
Notes: Nov 1946: Name listed as WILLIE DOVEL PERDIEU;
22 May 1998: Name listed as WILLIE D PERDIEU:


Shirley Ann Shannon

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Brown Creek District; Hemphill; E.D. 24/39; taken on 20
May 1940; Page 775B; Image 21 of 31; Household #155.
Listed as Shirley A. Shannon; age 5; born in WV; lived in same house on 1 Apr 1935;
in household of father, Simon V. Shannon.


Daisy Lorene Wallace

1. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach, VA; submitted by
Unknown.
Daisy Lorene Wallace Trent; born 8 Mar 1934 in WV; died 9 Feb 2013; buried here; no grave
marker photo shown; obit posted;
"Daisy Lorene Trent, 78, of Hobbs Road passed away February 9, 2013. She was born in West Virginia; was the wife of the late James L. Trent and was an avid Bingo Player. She had a warm smile and was a loving mother to her four children and their spouses; eight grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.A service to celebrate her life will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 2:30pm. She will be laid to rest at Rosewood Memorial Park privately with just her family. Please visit her book of memories at www.grahamfuneralhome.com to leave a note to the family."