Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Riley Stevenson

1. 1870 Census, McDowell Co, WV, page 9, taken 21 July 1870.
Big Creek Township, Tug River P.O. Family #61.
Listed as Riley Stephenson, age 10, in household of father, James
Stephenson.
2. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 803.
Big Creek District, page 014.
Listed as Riley Stevenson, age 18, in household of father, James
Stevenson.
3. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Riley Stephenson
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 23
Birth Date: 1863
Birth Place: Tazewell Co., VA
Marriage Date: 21 Oct 1886
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia
Father: Jas. Stephenson
Mother: Susan Stephenson
Spouse: Laura L. Rose
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: Page 75 line 113"
4. 1900 Census, Tazewell Co, VA, Maiden Spring District, taken on 5 Jun 1900, Page 176A,
Family #59.
Listed as Riley Stephenson, age 39, born in Jul 1860, in WV, married 13 yrs, 6 children, 5 living,
farmer, head of household. Wife, Laura L., age 31, born in Jan 1869 in VA, and 5 children also listed
here.
5. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Riley Stevenson
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Age: 89
Birth Date: 22 Jul 1860
Death Date: 12 Dec 1949
Death Place: Jewell Ridge, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 6 Feb 1950
Father: James Stevenson
Mother: Susan Stevenson
Spouse: Laura Rose Stevenson "


Laura L. Rose

1. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Laura L. Rose
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Age: 19
Birth Date: 1867
Birth Place: Tazewell Co., VA
Marriage Date: 21 Oct 1886
Marriage Place: Tazewell, Virginia
Father: Temple Rose
Mother: Jane Rose
Spouse: Riley Stephenson
FHL Film Number: 34214
Reference ID: Page 75 line 113"
2. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Laura Stevenson
[Laura Rose]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Death Age: 89
Birth Date: 15 Feb 1869
Death Date: 1 Mar 1958
Death Place: Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 10 Mar 1958
Father: Temp Rose
Mother: Jane Dykes
Spouse: Riley Stevenson "


Arlen Erskin Altizer

1. Bland Co, VA; Marriage License #19433; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Earskin Arlen Altizer; age 28; born in Bluefield, VA' single; miner; living at Bishop, VA; son of
William J. and Louise (Stevenson) Altizer; married on 26 Sep 1936 at Bland, VA; Elsie Margaret
Lambert; age 21; born in Bluefield, VA; single; living in Bluefield, WV; daughter of Garrett L. and
Magdalena (Scarberry) Lambert.
2. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Earskin Arlen Altizer
Race: White
Age: 33
Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
Birth Place: Bluefield, West Virginia, USA
Birth Date: 3 May 1907
Residence Place: Bishop, Tazewell, Virginia, USA
Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940
Employer: Poca Fuel Company
Weight: 165
Complexion: Light
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Height: 6
Next of Kin: Love Williams
Household Members:
Name Relationship
Earskin Arlen Altizer Self (Head)"
3. Florida, Divorce Index, 1927-2001; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arlen Earskin Altizer
Gender: Male
Spouse's Name: Elsie M Altizer
Divorce Date: 1943
Divorce Place: Polk, Florida, USA
Certificate Number: 5896"
4. U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arlen Earskin Altizer
Ship, Station or Activity: Lyon
Ship Number or Designation: AP-71
Muster Date: 30 Sep 1944"
5. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014;
"Name: Earskin Arlen Altizer
Marriage Date: 24 Apr 1992
Marriage Place: Bland, Virginia, USA
Spouse: Doris Stevenson "
6. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Earskin A Altizer
Also Known As Arlen E Altizer
Residence Date 01 Apr 1998-01 Apr 2001
Residence Place Squire, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 03 May 1908
Address Squire, West Virginia 24884
Address Date 01 Apr 1998-01 Apr 2001
2nd Address Squire, West Virginia 24884
2nd Address Date 01 Jan 1998-25 Mar 2008
Record Number 369534586"
7. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arlen E. Altizer
SSN: 223-10-6523
Last Residence:
24884 Squire, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 3 May 1907
Died: 18 Mar 1995
State (Year) SSN issued: Virginia (Before 1951)"
8. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Arlen Erskins Altizer
Birth 3 May 1907
Death 18 Mar 1995 (aged 87)
Burial
Grandview Memory Gardens
Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia"
Additional Information Posted.
"son of William Jasper Altizer & Louise Cress Stevenson
Gravesite Details h/o Lurena Love & Doris Stevenson"


Mary Lillian Overstreet

1. Mercer Co, WV; Marriage Registry; Vol #__(1947); Page 81; Line #2, WV Archives Web Site.
Earl Dewey Thompson; age 41; born in Comfort, VA; widowed; living at Red Jacket, WV; married
on 1 Sep 1947 at princeton, WV; Lillian Harris; age 33; born at Twin Branch, WV; widow; living at
Princeton, WV.


Arlene Elizabeth Altizer

1. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arlene Elizabeth Altizer
[Arlene Elizabeth Mayfield]
[Arlene Russom]
[Arlene Mayfield]
[Arlene Elizabeth Alitizer]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 11 Sep 1932
Birth Place: Squire McDow, West Virginia
[Squire, West Virginia]
Death Date: 25 Jul 2006
Father: Arlene E Alitizer
Mother: Mary L Overstreet
SSN: 233488523
Notes: Feb 1949: Name listed as ARLENE ELIZABETH ALTIZER;
Jun 1969: Name listed as ARLENE ELIZABETH MAYFIELD;
May 1973: Name listed as ARLENE ELIZABETH RUSSOM;
May 1973: Name listed as ARLENE ELI RUSSOM; :
Name listed as ARLENE E MAYFIELD;
04 Aug 2006: Name listed as ARLENE E RUSSOM"


Corlis Gene Milam

1. Tankersley Funeral Home; Mullens, WV; Posted Obit.
"Corlis Gene Milam Colbird passed away Saturday, May 26 at the Bowers Hospice House after a lengthy illness.

"Born July 14, 1949 she was the daughter of the late Ishmale “Curly” & Madeline Davis Milam of Beartown, WV. She was also preceded in death by her son Joseph “Joey” Colbird., her in-laws James & Matilda O’Neal Colbird, brothers Paul & Roger Milam.

"Corlis is survived by her husband of 50 years, Joseph “Joe” Leonard Colbird, grandson James (Amber) & great-granddaughter Phoenix Colbird of Oak Hill, sister Geraldine Milam Smith of Paris, TN, & Wesley (Doris) Milam of Covel, WV.

"Corlis was of the Catholic faith. She worked briefly in the coal mines. She began her nursing career in 1987 working for Princeton Community Hospital, Mullens Hospital, & Southern Highlands. Corlis enjoyed spending time with her loved ones including her fur babies, reading, and relaxing outdoors. She will be remembered for her compassion & kindness to others and her willingness to help anyone in need.

"Per Corlis’s wishes of cremation, a Graveside service will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Wiles, Bell, Colbird Cemetery on Bud Mountain with Rev. Lewis Arnold and Randall Sesco officiating. Family & Friends will gather at the New Hope Baptist Church on Bud Mountain for a reception immediately following the graveside service.

"In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy can be sent in memory of Corlis to the Bowers Hospice House, 455 Cranberry Dr. Beckley, WV 25801.

"Tankersley Funeral Home in Mullens, WV is serving the Colbird Family. "


Bobby Gene Caldwell

1, Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Bobby Gene Caldwell, Sr. , 72, of Cyclone, WV passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Dignity Hospice
House, Chapmanville, WV. He was born on January 3, 1946 in Cyclone, WV a son of the late Walter Thomas
and Virgie Ratliff Caldwell. Bobby attended the Campus Church of God. In addition to his parents he is
preceded in death by a granddaughter Adrianna Caldwell; a sister Jackie Gilbert; two infant brothers; and
an infant sister. Survivors include his wife of 10 years Norma Jean Cox Caldwell; a daughter Tina Louise
(Thomas) Wiley of Cyclone; a son Bobby Gene (Elizabeth) Caldwell, Jr. of Davin; a step daughter Stacy
Perez of TN; two step sons Joshua (Felicia) Harvey and Brandon (Kristy) Muncy all of TN; six sisters
Geraldine Horton of OH, Carol Stewart of Cyclone, Charlene O'Neal of OH, Mary Staggs of MI, Bonnie
Moore of FL and Margie (Bill) Hoosier of VA; four brothers Archie Caldwell of Cyclone, J.C. (Linda)
Caldwell of Davin, Darrell Caldwell of Davin and Kenny (Lisa) Caldwell of VA; five grandchildren Beth (Jon)
Browning, Thomas (Megan) Wiley, Jr., Christina (Nathaniel) Estep, Meranda Caldwell and Harleigh
Caldwell; nine step grandchildren Juan, Jose, and Pedro Perez, Mason and Anthony Muncey, Joseph,
Alexis, Kaylee and Chloe Harvey; seventeen great grandchildren; and a host of other loving family and
friends. Funeral services will be held at 1PM on Saturday June 2nd at the Campus Church of God, Campus,
WV with Pastor Chelsey Noel and Rev. Tommy Cline officiating. He will be laid to rest in Highland Memory
Gardens, Logan, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 6-9PM on Friday June 1st at the church. The
family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."


Rodney Sterling Moore

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
Rodney Sterling Moore; age 26; born in Mullens, WV; single; living in McGraws, WV; son of Claude
and Christie Ann (Belcher) Moore; married on 7 Apr 1962 at Pineville, WV; Alice Faye Owens; age
17; born at Sabine, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Kelly and Hessie (Tilley) Owens.


Alice Faye Owens

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
Rodney Sterling Moore; age 26; born in Mullens, WV; single; living in McGraws, WV; son of Claude
and Christie Ann (Belcher) Moore; married on 7 Apr 1962 at Pineville, WV; Alice Faye Owens; age
17; born at Sabine, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Kelly and Hessie (Tilley) Owens.
2, Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Alice Faye Owens Trump, 73, of McGraws, WV passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at her home. She was
born on July 13, 1944 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Kelly Owens and Hessie Tilley Bower. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Virgil Trump; step father Rev. Carl Bower;
two brothers Earl and Estil Owens; a sister Frances Trump; and brother-in-law Ted Trump. Survivors include
two sons Kelly Moore of McGraws and Jeff Moore of Fayette County; three brothers Carlos, Ronnie and
David Bower; a sister Karla Bower and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with her wishes
she will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Alice Faye Owens Trump
Birth 13 Jul 1944
Mullens, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 May 2018 (aged 73)
McGraws, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated. "
Additional Information Posted.
"Alice Faye Owens-Trump, 73, of McGraws, WV passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at her home.

"She was born on July 13, 1944 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Kelly McKinney Owens (1913-1946) and Hessie Tilley-Owens-Bower (1921-2011). In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Trump (Deceased); stepfather Rev. Carlos "Carl" V. Bower (1928-1992); two brothers, Earl Owens (Deceased) and Estil O. Owens (1942-2005); a sister, Frances Marie Owens-Trump (1940-2004); and brother-in-law, Ted Trump (Deceased).

"Survivors include two sons, Kelly Moore of McGraws and Jeff Moore of Fayette County, whose father is Rodney Sterling Moore (B. 1936) who was married to Alice on April 7, 1962 in Pineville, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1962, Page 331, Application Date: April 3, 1962); three brothers, Carlos Bower, Ronnie Bower and David Bower; and a host of other loving family and friends.

"In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated."


Virgil Gene Trump

1. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Virgil G. Trump
Last Residence:
25875 Mc Graws, Wyoming, West Virginia
BORN: 7 Jul 1937
Died: 30 Jul 2008
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1953)"


Alice Faye Owens

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 331; WV Archives Web Site.
Rodney Sterling Moore; age 26; born in Mullens, WV; single; living in McGraws, WV; son of Claude
and Christie Ann (Belcher) Moore; married on 7 Apr 1962 at Pineville, WV; Alice Faye Owens; age
17; born at Sabine, WV; single; living at Ravencliff, WV; daughter of Kelly and Hessie (Tilley) Owens.
2, Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Alice Faye Owens Trump, 73, of McGraws, WV passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at her home. She was
born on July 13, 1944 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Kelly Owens and Hessie Tilley Bower. In
addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Virgil Trump; step father Rev. Carl Bower;
two brothers Earl and Estil Owens; a sister Frances Trump; and brother-in-law Ted Trump. Survivors include
two sons Kelly Moore of McGraws and Jeff Moore of Fayette County; three brothers Carlos, Ronnie and
David Bower; a sister Karla Bower and a host of other loving family and friends. In keeping with her wishes
she will be cremated. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site.
" Alice Faye Owens Trump
Birth 13 Jul 1944
Mullens, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 May 2018 (aged 73)
McGraws, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated. "
Additional Information Posted.
"Alice Faye Owens-Trump, 73, of McGraws, WV passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at her home.

"She was born on July 13, 1944 in Mullens, WV a daughter of the late Kelly McKinney Owens (1913-1946) and Hessie Tilley-Owens-Bower (1921-2011). In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Trump (Deceased); stepfather Rev. Carlos "Carl" V. Bower (1928-1992); two brothers, Earl Owens (Deceased) and Estil O. Owens (1942-2005); a sister, Frances Marie Owens-Trump (1940-2004); and brother-in-law, Ted Trump (Deceased).

"Survivors include two sons, Kelly Moore of McGraws and Jeff Moore of Fayette County, whose father is Rodney Sterling Moore (B. 1936) who was married to Alice on April 7, 1962 in Pineville, Wyoming County, WV (per WV Marriage License Register, Wyoming County, WV, 1962, Page 331, Application Date: April 3, 1962); three brothers, Carlos Bower, Ronnie Bower and David Bower; and a host of other loving family and friends.

"In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated."


Jocie Cline

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, Clear Fork District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 170B; Family #114.
Listed as Josie Cline, age 10, born in WV, in household of father, Powell Cline.
2. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1962); Page 487; WV Archives Web Site.
Orie Virgil Blankenship; age 54; born and living at at Simon, WV; divorced; WV; son of Allen and
Dolly Blankenship; married on 27 Oct 1962 at Pineville, WV; Josie Cline; age 42; born and living at
Simon, WV; single; daughter of Powell and Nancy Cline.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jocie Blankenship
[Jocie Cline]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Dec 1919
Birth Place: Simon Wyomin, West Virginia
Death Date: 25 Apr 2003
Father: Powell P Cline
Mother: Nancy McAlster
SSN: 234986263
Notes: 08 Jun 1973: Name listed as JOCIE BLANKENSHIP"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Jocie Blankenship
SSN: 234-98-6263
Last Residence:
24882 Simon, Wyoming, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 16 Dec 1919
Died: 25 Apr 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1973)"


Eddie Charles Morgan

1, Stafford Funeral Home; Oceana, WV; Posted Obit.
"Eddie Charles Morgan, 67, of Long Branch, WV entered into his new heavenly home on Thursday, May 31,
2018 at Appalachian Regional Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on May 7, 1951 in Simon, WV a son of
the late Jocie Blankenship. In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by three sisters Joyce Toler,
Nancy Lee Morgan, Barbara Toler; and several nieces and nephews. Those left to cherish his memories are
five sisters Lougetta Blankenship, Jone (Joe) Morgan, Anett Lester, Maretta "Donna" (Monroe) Cole and
Lana Graley; two brothers Chuck (Glenda) Blankenship and Gregory "Reco" (Tiffany) Blankenship; two
aunts Barbara Imogene Morgan and Frankie Cline; nieces and nephews Donita Lester, Maretta Higley,
Delmas Toler, Arland Toler, Eric Toler, Lovetta Toler, Tiffany Cook, Lorie Mounts, Michael Paul Morgan,
Adam Toler, Brian Toler, Clayton Shane Toler, LeAnna Toler, Summer Hatfield, Stephanie Acord, Becky Jo
Atwell, Billy Gean Blankenship, Ashley Toler, Christopher J. Huff, Makaleigh Chyene Blankenship, Terry
Lee Graley, Tracy Joanna Hillard and Tammy Michelle Stephens; a very special friend Paul Cox; and a host
of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2PM on Tuesday June 5th at the Long
Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Simon, WV with Pastor Lonnie Blankenship and Rev. Barry Brooks
officiating. He will be laid to rest in Morgan Cemetery, Long Branch Mountain. Friends may gather with
the family after 6PM on Monday June 4th at the church. The family is being served by the Stafford Family
Funeral Home, Lynco, WV."