McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV; Families and Individuals

Notes


Charles Kiser

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Iaeger; E.D. 24-56; taken 2 Apr 1940; Page
1069A; Image 2 of 29; Household #1.
Listed as Charles Kiser; age 8; born in WV; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in same
house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Fletcher Kiser.


Clarice Kennedy

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 1May 1930; Page 221A; Family #322.
Listed as Clarice Kennedy; age 2; born in WV; in household of father, Elijah Kennedy.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 410; WV Archives Web Site.
Roy Vanover age 18; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single; married on 2 May 1946 at Iaeger,
WV; Clarice Kennedy; age 18; born in Bradshaw, WV; single; living at iaeger, WV; with consent
of Creed and Maggie Vanover, parents of Roy Vanover; and Mary E. Kennedy, mother of Clarice
Kennedy.


Roy Daniel Vanover Jr

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Roy Daniel Vanover
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 36
Birth Date: abt 1928
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 1 Feb 1964
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Creed Vanover
Mother: Maggie Powell
Spouse: Phyllis Nadine Beckner
Certificate Number: 1964004149"
2. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Roy Daniel Vanover
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 20
Birth Date: 31 Oct 1948
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 23 Dec 1968
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Roy Daniel Vanover
Mother: Clarice Kennedy
Spouse: Linda Mae Mitchem
Certificate Number: 1968049677"
3. Fanning Funeral Home, Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Roy Daniel Vanover Jr. (Junebug) age 68 of Iaeger went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 25, 2017 following a short illness. Roy was born October 31, 1948 in Iaeger, WV, a son of the late Roy Daniel Vanover Sr. and Clarice Kennedy Kiser. Roy served his country by enlisting in the U.S. Army and he was also in the Vietnam War. He was a former coal truck driver and mechanic. He loved to work on old cars and he loved nature. Roy was preceded in death by his father, Roy Daniel Vanover Sr., his mother, Clarice Kennedy Kiser and one infant sister. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving, caring, devoted wife of 49 years, Linda M. Mitchem Vanover of the home; his one and only child, Misty (Marty) Lawrence of Hanover; grandchildren, Maranda (John) Chafin of Iaeger and Malissa Lawrence of Hanover (who were his whole life); one sister, Sharon (Freddie) Peakes of Princeton; two brothers, Dennis (Elizabeth Gay) Vanover of Iaeger and Henry J. Kiser (Jaybird) of Wolfe; very special aunt, Jeanette K. Vanover of Florida; his step father, Charles (Charlie) Kiser of Wolfe; and a host of nieces and nephews. We know Roy (my daddy) is with his Lord and it’s very comforting for us. My daddy was very special; he was not only my best friend but also a wonderful husband, poppie, brother, uncle and a wonderful friend to many others. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 6 p.m. with Reverend Russell King and Reverend Martin West officiating at the Christ Cathedral Church in Iaeger. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the church from 5 p.m. until the time of services. ..."


Linda Mae Mitchem

1. Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014; Ancestry.com Website.
"Name: Linda Mae Mitchem
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 18
Birth Date: 30 Jul 1950
Marriage Registration Place: Buchanan, Virginia, USA
Marriage Date: 23 Dec 1968
Marriage Place: Grundy, Virginia, USA
Father: Clinton William Mitchem
Mother: Essie Mae Walker
Spouse: Roy Daniel Vanover
Certificate Number: 1968049677"


Early Joy Griffith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Wiley B. Griffith"; Article; Page 155; submitted by Elizabeth G.
McClanahan; HC 61, Box 18AA, Grundy, VA 24614.


Elizabeth Griffith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Wiley B. Griffith"; Article; Page 155; submitted by Elizabeth G.
McClanahan; HC 61, Box 18AA, Grundy, VA 24614.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; submitted by rebecca belcherbecky; 2 Jan 2009.
" Elizabeth Griffith Mcclanahan
Birth unknown
McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Death 23 Mar 2008
Grundy, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Burial
Noah Stewart Cemetery
Paynesville, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 32580358 "

Additional Information Posted:
"ELIZABETH GRIFFITH McCLANAHAN, 75 years of age of Grundy, VA, went to be with our Heavenly Father Sunday, March 23, 2008 at her home following a brief illness. Born in McDowell County, WV, she was the daughter of the late Wiley B. and Christina Day Griffith. She was a resident of Buchanan County most of her life, was a member of Crossview Church of Christ and sang in the Grundy Church of Christ Choir. Mrs. McClanahan graduated from Mountain Mission School Class of 1951 and from the Chicago School of Interior Decoration and Design. She received her certificate from the Buchanan County Vocational School in Carpentry, worked at Mountain Mission School for more than 30 years as a Receptionist, taught Home Economics and Carpentry.

"Elizabeth retired as Assistant Director at the Buchanan County Department of Social Services. She designed and constructed clothing and had a patent on her necktie skirts and vests and loved refinishing antique furniture with her son. She was involved with the Boy Scouts of America for several years as an assistant den mother serving under Kathleen Penn and Mary McGlothlin. She also received the Eagle Scout Mother's Pin award.

"She is survived by 1-Son: James Ragus McClanahan Jr. and wife Yolanda Harriet, Grundy, VA, 1-Granddaughter: Della Elizabeth "Liza" McClanahan-Bell and husband Noah, Fort Polk, LA, 1-Grandson: James Ragus McClanahan III and wife Suzannie, Grundy, VA, 3-Sisters: Eva Stoyer, Winter Haven, FL, Eonia Church and husband Jim, Homosassa, FL, Earley Joy Keyon and husband Mel, Lebadon, IN

"Also, survived by 1-Great-Granddaughter on the way: Malay Kinzlei McClanahan-Bell, due on May 5, 2008, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

"She was preceded in death by 9-Sisters.

"Funeral Services for ELIZABETH GRIFFITH McCLANAHAN will be conducted Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Evg. Dennis Wimmer and Evg. Hobert Kennedy officiating with burial to follow in the Noah Stewart Cemetery, State Line Ridge No. 2, near Paynesville, WV.

"Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 5:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

"Active Pallbearers will be: Ray Collins, Curtis Ragus Mullins, Sr., James Ragus McClanahan III, Ryan Mullins, James O'Quinn, Johnny Dalton, William Dickey, Hank Blankenship, Clark Kennedy Jr., Jeff Burks, Teddy Keen, and Phillip Justice.

"Honorary Pallbearers will be: Tamara Dalton, Frannie Baxter-Minton, Agnes Mullins, T.C. Mullins, Jr., Dr. Clint Sutherland, Dennis Johnson, Terry Watts, Mel Kenyon, Jim Church, Julian Smith, Marlene Back, Elizabeth McCoy, Mickey McGlothlin, Dr. Thomas McDonald, Wanda Mullins, Zolina Elswick, David Epling, Thomas David McDonald, Jr., Thomas Dingus and Curtis Ragus Mullins, Jr. "


Eonia A. Griffith

1. "The Heritage of McDowell County, West Virginia, 1858-1999"; 1999; By Geneva Steel, Tom
Hatcher and Sandra Long; "Wiley B. Griffith"; Article; Page 155; submitted by Elizabeth G.
McClanahan; HC 61, Box 18AA, Grundy, VA 24614.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1950); Page 356; WV Archives Web Site.
Shelvin McGinnis Rowe; age 19; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; married on 24 Apr 1950
in Lex, WV; Eonia Griffith; age 20; born and living in Bradshaw, WV; single; with consent of Stella
Powell, mother of Shelvin McGinnis Rowe; and Georgia Mathis, guardian (child is orphan).