Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Arlet Zetie Griffith

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Delbert Roy McKinney; age 24; born in Herndon, WV; living at Basin, WV; married on 1 May 1937
at Basin, WV; Arlet Zetie Griffith; age 21; born in Daniels, WV; living at Beckley, WV.
2. Tankersley Funeral & Cremation Services, Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Arlet Zetie McKinney Smith, 101, of Corinne, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab Center.

"Born May 14, 1917, at Ghent, she was the daughter of the late Frank Griffith and Mary Zetie Griffith.

"Arlet was a homemaker, the last surviving member of her immediate family, member of the Highland Avenue Baptist Church, and resided 44 years in Corinne.

"In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Delbert Roy McKinney; her second husband, Bill Smith; one daughter, Judith Ann Felton; two granddaughters, Kim McMullen and Holly McKinney; brothers, Loye Griffith and Zane Griffith; and sisters, Georgia Meadows, Pansy Ransom, Ivory Maddy, Virginia Harless, and Lucille Griffith.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her two daughters, Mary Taylor of Gaithersburg, MD and Kathy Garrett and her husband, Rob, of Upper Marlboro, MD; her three sons, Don McKinney and his wife, Lisa, of Hume, VA, Jerry McKinney of Syracuse, NY, and David McKinney and his wife, Sherry, of Corinne; son-in-law, Ray Felton, of Columbus, GA; fourteen grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and 17 great-great grandchildren.

"Services will be 12 Noon, Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with her sons, Don McKinney and Jerry McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley...."


Delbert Roy McKinney

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Barker's Ridge District, Basin, taken on 12 Jan
1920, Page 165A, Family #1.
Listed as Delbert R. McKinney, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, Robert W. McKinney.
2. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Delbert Roy McKinney; age 24; born in Herndon, WV; living at Basin, WV; married on 1 May 1937
at Basin, WV; Arlet Zetie Griffith; age 21; born in Daniels, WV; living at Beckley, WV.


Arlet Zetie Griffith

1. Raleigh Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1937); Page 41; WV Archives Web Site.
Delbert Roy McKinney; age 24; born in Herndon, WV; living at Basin, WV; married on 1 May 1937
at Basin, WV; Arlet Zetie Griffith; age 21; born in Daniels, WV; living at Beckley, WV.
2. Tankersley Funeral & Cremation Services, Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Arlet Zetie McKinney Smith, 101, of Corinne, passed away on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Wyoming Nursing and Rehab Center.

"Born May 14, 1917, at Ghent, she was the daughter of the late Frank Griffith and Mary Zetie Griffith.

"Arlet was a homemaker, the last surviving member of her immediate family, member of the Highland Avenue Baptist Church, and resided 44 years in Corinne.

"In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her first husband, Delbert Roy McKinney; her second husband, Bill Smith; one daughter, Judith Ann Felton; two granddaughters, Kim McMullen and Holly McKinney; brothers, Loye Griffith and Zane Griffith; and sisters, Georgia Meadows, Pansy Ransom, Ivory Maddy, Virginia Harless, and Lucille Griffith.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her two daughters, Mary Taylor of Gaithersburg, MD and Kathy Garrett and her husband, Rob, of Upper Marlboro, MD; her three sons, Don McKinney and his wife, Lisa, of Hume, VA, Jerry McKinney of Syracuse, NY, and David McKinney and his wife, Sherry, of Corinne; son-in-law, Ray Felton, of Columbus, GA; fourteen grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and 17 great-great grandchildren.

"Services will be 12 Noon, Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with her sons, Don McKinney and Jerry McKinney officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley...."


Edward Elwyn "Jack" Adams

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 485; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Elwyn Adams; age 27; born in Holden, WV; single; living at Dehue, WV; son of Floyd and
Maggie (Gordon) Adams; married on 2 Oct 1948 in Holden WV; Doris Evelyn Lee; age 20; born and
living in Holden, WV; single; daughter of Clyde Leslie and May (Butcher) Lee.


Doris Evelyn Lee

1. Logan Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1948); Page 485; WV Archives Web Site.
Edward Elwyn Adams; age 27; born in Holden, WV; single; living at Dehue, WV; son of Floyd and
Maggie (Gordon) Adams; married on 2 Oct 1948 in Holden WV; Doris Evelyn Lee; age 20; born and
living in Holden, WV; single; daughter of Clyde Leslie and May (Butcher) Lee.
2. Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Evelyn Lee Adams 90, of Oak Hill, formerly of Pineville passed away on Tuesday May 22, 2018 in Bowers Hospice House.

"Born May 15, 1928 in Holden, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Mae Butcher Lee.

"Evelyn was a member of the Pineville First United Methodist Church, she was a member of the Bridge Club, Garden club, Woman’s Club Circle.

"In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Jack Adams, Great-granddaughter Rebecca Hope, Sister Betty Mallory, and her brother David Lee.

"Those left to cherish her memory include her four children, Ed Adams and his wife Jo of Beckley, Bob Adams and his wife Teresa of Pineville, Sharon Adams of Watertown MA, and Sandy Shaw of Beaver, 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. ..."


William "Bill" Cook

1. "The Register Herald", Beckley, WV, Friday 21 Jan 2005, newspaper Obit for sister, Ella Geneva
Cooke Mason.


Milton Thomas Borders

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Milton Thomas Borders; age 19; born in Mullensville, WV; single; living at Key Rock, WV; son of
John G. and Carman Borders; married on 22 Sep 1956 at Key Rock, WV; Shiley Jean Cook; age
19; born in Itmann, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Elmo and Minnie Cook.


Shirley Jean Cook

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1956); Page 316; WV Archives Web Site.
Milton Thomas Borders; age 19; born in Mullensville, WV; single; living at Key Rock, WV; son of
John G. and Carman Borders; married on 22 Sep 1956 at Key Rock, WV; Shiley Jean Cook; age
19; born in Itmann, WV; single; living at Oceana, WV; daughter of Elmo and Minnie Cook.


Virginia Maynard

1. Calfee Funeral Home; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Virginia Borders, 71, of Kopperston, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 11, 2018 following a long battle with cancer.

"She was born December 9, 1946 in Pilgrim, KY to the late Joe Maynard and Wilda Staton Maynard.

"Virginia worked various retails jobs throughout her life but her favorite job by far, was that of a nurse. She absolutely loved helping others and wasn’t content until she knew that everyone was taken care of.

"In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly (Kim) Dawn Borders; mother and father in-law, John and Carmen Borders; brothers, Truman and John Maynard; sister, Edith Rose Blankenship; brothers-in-law, Harold Rose and Tom Borders; and sisters-in-law, Beulah Borders and Karen Borders.

"She is survived by her loving husband, John Borders, Jr of Kopperston; brothers, Ellis and wife Vivian Maynard of Cleveland, OH, Wallace Maynard and wife, Marlene of Fairdale, Adrian Maynard and wife, Sheila of Clear Fork, Tommy Maynard and wife, Deanna of Kopperston; sisters-in-law, Opal Maynard of Beauty, Ky, Margie Maynard of OH, Daisy Peters and husband, Elmer of Charleston, Roxie Vada and husband, Jay of OH; brothers-in-law, Linsey Borders and wife, Vicki of VA, Art Borders of Beckley; and several nieces and nephews"


Lessie Walker

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; Baileysville; E.D. 55-1; taken 20 Apr 1940;
Page 6A; Image 14 of 48; Household #65.
Listed as Lessie Walker; age 8; born in WV; single; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived
in same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Vida M. Walker.