McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Edward A. Church

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 149A; Image 63 of 63;
Family #618/624.
Listed as Ed A. Church; age 54; born in NC; married at 19; timber contractor for coal mine; head of
household.


Etta D. McDonald

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 149A; Image 63 of 63;
Family #618/624.
Listed as Ettie Church; age 53; born in NC; married at 18; in household of husband, Edward A.
Church.


Charlie Church

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 149A; Image 63 of 63;
Family #618/624.
Listed as Charlie Church; age 31; born in NC; single; motorman in coal mine; in household of father,
Edward A. Church.


Harve Church

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 149A; Image 63 of 63;
Family #618/624.
Listed as Harve Church; age 20; born in WV; single; loborer, general work; in household of father,
Edward A. Church.


Bowie Church

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 149A; Image 63 of 63;
Family #618/624.
Listed as Bowie Church; age 15; born in WV; in household of father, Edward A. Church.


Violet Church

1. 1930 Census, Mercer Co, WV; Rock District; taken 17 Apr 1930; Page 149A; Image 63 of 63;
Family #618/624.
Listed as Violet Church; age 9 ; born in WV; in household of father, Edward A. Church.


Elmer Samuel Blankenship

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 314; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer S. Blankenship; age 21; born in Montcalm, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 29
Feb 1952 in Roderfield, WV; Hazel Mae Carter; age 21; born and living at Havaco, WV; single.
2. Mercer Co WV; Death Certificate #10284; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer Samuel Blankenship; age 20; born 10 Feb 1933 at Montcalm, WV; member
of US Marine Corps; SS#233-44-8462; living at Roderfield, WV; son of Sol and Rosie
(Lambert) Blankenship; died 16 Aug 1953 at Ingleside, WV, near Oakvale, Mercer Co,
WV on Highway 12; from injuries suffered in auto accident; buried 19 Aug 1953 in Iaeger
Memorial; informant, Sol Blankenship.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 9 mar 2014.
Elmer Samuel Blankenship; born 9 Feb 1931; died 16 Aug 1953; buried here; headstone with personal
(damaged) photo shown; "SGT WORLD WAR II".


Hazel Mae Carter

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1952); Page 314; WV Archives Web Site.
Elmer S. Blankenship; age 21; born in Montcalm, WV; single; living at Roderfield, WV; married on 29
Feb 1952 in Roderfield, WV; Hazel Mae Carter; age 21; born and living at Havaco, WV; single.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #68 034498; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Roberts; age 45; born 8 Mar 1923 in AL; divorced; this is his 2nd Marriage; first marriage
ended in 1966; 5th grade education; living at General Delivery, Mullens, WV; son of Andrew and
Susan (Brand) WV; married on 23 Aug 1968 in Russell Co, VA; Hazel M. Blamkenship; maiden
name Carter; age 34; born 19 Jan 1934 in WV; widow; this is her 2nd marriage; 8th grade education;
living at Box 190, Beckley, WV; daughter of Allen and Rhoda (Lambert) Carter.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Hazel Mae Carter
[Hazel Mae Blankenship]
[Hazel Roberts]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 19 Jan 1934
Birth Place: Havaco McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 29 Nov 1994
Father: Allen N Carter
Mother: Rhoda J Lamberts
SSN: 236486795
Notes: Mar 1950: Name listed as HAZEL MAE CARTER;
Jan 1954: Name listed as HAZEL MAE BLANKENSHIP;
Aug 1968: Name listed as HAZEL MAE ROBERTS;
13 Dec 1994: Name listed as HAZEL M ROBERTS"


Timothy Mark Halsey

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-059649; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Timothy Mark Halsey; age 23; born 15 Dec 1958 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; living at Box 13, Glen Fork, WV; son of Clifford Oscar and Naomi Lee (Powers) Halsey;
married on 31 Dec 1981 at Rich Creek, VA; Andrea LaVern Cook; age 21; born 18 May 1960 in WV;
this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 64; Matheny, Wv; daughter of Ira Winfred
and Ettie Jane (Shumate) Cook.


Andrea LaVern Cook

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #81-059649; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Timothy Mark Halsey; age 23; born 15 Dec 1958 in WV; this is his 1st marriage; 12th grade
education; living at Box 13, Glen Fork, WV; son of Clifford Oscar and Naomi Lee (Powers) Halsey;
married on 31 Dec 1981 at Rich Creek, VA; Andrea LaVern Cook; age 21; born 18 May 1960 in WV;
this is her 1st marriage; 12th grade education; living at Box 64; Matheny, Wv; daughter of Ira Winfred
and Ettie Jane (Shumate) Cook.


Sylvia Geraldine Powers

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; taken on 23 Apr 1930; Page 266B; Image 41 of 44;
Family #402/408.
Listed as Sylvia Powers; age 4 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Howard L. Powers.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by Patty Greene; 8 Jul 2013.
" Sylvia Geraldine Powers Price
Birth 29 Dec 1929
Sabine, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 5 Jul 2013 (aged 83)
Ravencliff, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 113497916"

Additional Information Posted:
"RAVENCLIFF — Sylvia "Geraldine" Price, 83, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 5, 2013. Mrs. Price was a retired Wyoming County school teacher having taught at Glen Rogers Grade School, and a member of Glen Fork Baptist Temple.

"Born December 29, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Howard Lee Powers (1904-1944) and Viola Lonie Brown-Powers-Sigmon (1909-1993). In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Burton Price (1926-1988) whom she married on December 22, 1946 in Sabine, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marrige License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1946, Page 230, Application Date: December 17, 1946); and stepfather, Peter Talmage "Tal" Sigmon (1907-1984).

"Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Drucilla Price-Perry & husband John Perry of Ravencliff and Anita Price-Swor & husband Lee Swor of Elkview; a son, Howard Price & wife, Sherrie Price of Fyffe, AL; three sisters, Naomi Lee Powers-Halsey (1931-2020) and Marjorie Powers-Shumate (B. 1938) & husband Claude Shumate (B. 1935) of Glen Fork, and Pasty Powers-Hartenstein of Bradley; a brother, Joseph "Elwood" Powers (1933-2020) & wife Glenna Laura Acord-Powers (B. 1934) of Glen Fork; two stepbrothers, James Sigmon & wife Betty Sigmon of Glen Fork and Talmage "Buddy" Sigmon & wife Dixie Sigmon of Bristol, TN; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

"A celebration of Mrs. Price's life will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Glen Fork Baptist Temple with Rev. Lee Swor and Pastor Larry Halsey officiating. Mrs. Perry will be laid to rest by her husband in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny."


Clifford Oscar Halsey

1. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Slab Fork District; Glen Morrison; E.D. 55-12; taken on 8 Apr 1940;
Page 310A; Image 19 of 82; Household #143.
Listed as Clifford Halsey; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; lived in same house on 1
Apr 1935; in household of father, James T. Halsey.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Halsey; age 18; born in Glen Morrison, WV; single; living in Jesse, WV; son of Troy and Lola
Halsey; married on 28 May 1949 in Jesse, WV; Naomi Powers; age 17; born and living in Glen Fork,
WV; single; daughter of Howard and Viola Powers.
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Patty Greene; 19 Aug 2012.
" Clifford Oscar Halsey
Birth 6 Jul 1931
Sabine, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 18 Aug 2012 (aged 81)
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 95643196"

Additional Information Posted:
"GLEN FORK — Clifford Oscar Halsey, 81, departed this life Saturday, August 18, 2012, in Raleigh General Hospital following a long illness. Mr. Halsey was a retired coal miner having worked 44 years for Eastern Associated Coal Co., and a member of Glen Fork Baptist Temple. He enjoyed fishing but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family especially his granddaughters and great-granddaughters.

"Born July 6, 1931, in Sabine, he was the son of the late James Troy Halsey (1910-1984) and Mary "Lola" Stewart-Halsey (1912-1994). Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy Dell Halsey (1933-1934).

"Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Naomi Lee Powers-Halsey (1931-2020) of Glen Fork whom he married on May 28, 1949 in Jesse, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1949, Page 80, Application Date: May 10, 1949); three sons, Dr. Clifford "Larry" Halsey & wife Mary Halsey of Beckley, Timothy Mark Halsey & wife Andrea Halsey of York, SC, and James "Aaron" Halsey & wife, Donna Halsey of Morresville, NC; one daughter, Viola "Lynne" Halsey-Dobosz & husband Brian Dobosz of Clover, SC; a sister, Shelby Jean Halsey-Shumate (B. 1937) & husband Clyde Shumate of Huntington; five granddaughters, Autumn Davis, Summer Halsey, Abigail Halsey, Sarah Halsey and Hannah Halsey; three great-granddaughters, Addison Davis, Noelle Davis and Kaelan Baynes; and a host of family and friends.

"A celebration of Mr. Halsey's life will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 20, 2012, at Glen Fork Baptist Temple with Pastor Lee Swor and Pastor Clifford Larry Halsey officiating. Mr. Halsey will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny."


Naomi Lee Powers

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 80; WV Archives Web Site.
Clifford Halsey; age 18; born in Glen Morrison, WV; single; living in Jesse, WV; son of Troy and Lola
Halsey; married on 28 May 1949 in Jesse, WV; Naomi Powers; age 17; born and living in Glen Fork,
WV; single; daughter of Howard and Viola Powers.
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Naomi Lee (Powers) Halsey, 88, of Clover, SC, formerly of Glen Fork, went to be with the Lord February 13,
2020. She was born September 11, 1931, at Glen Fork , WV. Mrs. Halsey was a wife, mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother and sister. She was a member of Glen Fork Baptist Temple for 60 years. She was employed
by the Wyoming County Board of Education for 14 years as a bus driver. She enjoyed serving families, students,
and camaraderie with administrators and coworkers. Mrs. Halsey was preceded in death by her parents:
Howard and Viola (Powers) Sigmon; her husband of 63 years, Clifford Halsey; and a sister, Sylvia Geraldine
Price. Her family includes four children: Dr. Larry Halsey (Mary) of Beckley; Timothy Halsey (Andrea) of Clover,
SC; Aaron Halsey (Emma) of Clover, SC; Lynne Halsey (companion Jason Lowery) of Clover, SC; five
grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; a brother, Elwood Powers of Soddy Daisy, TN; sisters Patsy
Hartenstein of Bradley and Marjorie Shumate of Glen Fork. A celebration of Mrs. Halsey's life will be held at
1:00 PM on Thursday February 20, 2020 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Dr.
Larry Halsey officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather
with the family from 12:00 until service time at the funeral home on Thursday. Pallbearers will be family and
friends. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco."
3. FindAGrave.com Website; submitted by Patty Greene; 19 Feb 2020.
" Naomi Lee Powers Halsey
Birth 11 Sep 1931
Glen Fork, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 13 Feb 2020 (aged 88)
Clover, York County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Palm Memorial Gardens
Matheny, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 207231762"

Additional Information Posted:
"Naomi Lee Powers-Halsey, 88, of Clover, SC, formerly of Glen Fork, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Mrs. Halsey was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was a member of Glen Fork Baptist Temple for 60 years. She was employed by the Wyoming County Board of Education for 14 years as a bus driver. She enjoyed serving families, students, and camaraderie with administrators and coworkers.

"She was born September 11, 1931 at Glen Fork, WV to the late Howard Lee Powers (1904-1944) and Viola Lonie Brown-Powers-Sigmon (1909-1993); her husband of 63 years, Clifford Oscar Halsey (1931-2012) whom she married on May 28, 1949 in Jesse, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1949, Page 80, Application Date: May 10, 1949); her sister, Sylvia "Geraldine" Powers-Price (1929-2013); and stepfather, Peter Talmage "Tal" Sigmon (1907-1984).

"She is survived by four children, Dr. Clifford "Larry" Halsey & wife Mary Halsey of Beckley; Timothy Mark Halsey & wife Andrea Halsey of Clover, SC; James "Aaron" Halsey & wife Emma Halsey of Clover, SC; Viola "Lynne" Halsey-Dobosz & companion Jason Lowery of Clover, SC; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph "Elwood" Powers (1933-2020) & wife Glenna Laura Acord-Powers (B. 1934) of Soddy-Daisy, TN; sisters, Patsy Powers-Hartenstein of Bradley and Marjorie "Margie" Powers-Shumate (B. 1938) of Glen Fork.

"A celebration of Mrs. Halsey's life will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday February 20, 2020 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV, with Dr. Larry Halsey officiating. She will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV."