McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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Walter Silas Lafferty

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Walter Silas Lafferty,71, of Cedar Creek, WV passed away on Monday, March 14, 2016 at his home with his
wife by his side. He was born November 6, 1944 in Matheny, WV a son of the late Benny and Ida Belcher
Lafferty. He had previously worked as a coal miner for 21 years in WV as well as King Trucking repair in VA.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son Walter Christopher Lafferty and a brother
William “Bill” Lafferty. He is survived by his wife Glenna Cline Lafferty of the home; a daughter Rebecca
Peek and husband Willie of Salisbury, NC; two step-daughters Teresa Fromsness of Mt. Juliet, TN; Glenna
Blankenship of Taylorsville, NC; two step-sons Jon Conn and wife Michelle, Jessie Dunford and wife Alice
of Taylorsville, NC; a sister Margaret Osborne and husband Landy of Matheny, Dixie Cook and husband
David of Jesse; a brother Benny Lafferty and wife Virginia of Matheny; as well as a “special” nephew Jackie
“Darnell” Belcher and wife Angie of Nobesville, VA; Walter left 15 grandchildren to cherish his memories
Summer and Stephanie Lafferty, Brandon, Courtney, and Mason Greenwood, Waylan Peek, Sierra and
Savanna Fromsness, Madisyn and Braxtyn Conn, Jamie, Jessica, Jason, and Jaylynn Dunford, and Corey
Blankenship; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on
Thursday, March 17, 2016 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Jerry McCoy
and Pastor Seth Cline officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. ..."


Bennie Lafferty

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 10 Jan 1920, Page 229B, Family #92.
Listed as Bennie Lafferty, age 3 yrs, 1 mon, born in WV, in household of father, Henderson Lafferty.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 19 Apr 1930, Page 198B, Family #228.
Listed as Bennie Lafferty, age 13, born in WV, in household of father, Henderson Lafferty.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1940); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Benny Lafferty; age 28; born and living in Oceana, WV; single; son of Henderson and Kate Lafferty;
married on 26 Mar 1940 at Minster J.K. Lambert's home in Wyoming Co, WV; Ida Belcher; age 27; born
and living at Clearfork, WV; single; daughter of John and Liza Belcher.


Ida Belcher

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Clear Fork District, taken on 10/12 Jan 1920, Page 206B, Family #50.
Listed as Ida Belcher, age 6, born in WV, in household of father, John H. Belcher.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, Page 195A, Family #158.
Listed as Ida Belcher, age 18, born in WV, servant, in household of, Frank Barbour.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1940); Page 56; WV Archives Web Site.
Benny Lafferty; age 28; born and living in Oceana, WV; single; son of Henderson and Kate Lafferty;
married on 26 Mar 1940 at Minster J.K. Lambert's home in Wyoming Co, WV; Ida Belcher; age 27; born
and living at Clearfork, WV; single; daughter of John and Liza Belcher.


Joanna Faye Kennedy

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1965); Page 212; WV Archives Web Site.
Richard Leon Justice; age 22; born 2 Jun 1943 in Kopperston, WV; divorced; living at Hatcher, WV; son of
Noah Lee and Eula Mildred (Saunders) Justice; married on 20 Jul 1965 at Kopperston, WV; Joanna
Faye Mettille; age 29; born and living at Oceana, WV; divorced; daughter of Ken and Virginia (Richardson)
Kennedy.


Clarence Terry Rose

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District, Davy; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 233B;
Family #109/112.
Listed as Clarence Rose; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, Phillip R. Rose.


Doris Mae Kennedy

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 14 Jan 1920, Page 231B, Family #128.
Listed as Dora Kenneda, age 2 mons, born in WV, in household of father, William W. Kennedy.
2. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV, Oceana District, taken on 16 Apr 1930, Page 196B, Family #188.
Listed as Doris Kenneda, age 11, born in WV, in household of father, William W. Kennedy.


Richard Eugene Prater

1. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Richard E Prater
Residence Date 01 Sep 2003-06 May 2004
Residence Place Oceana, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 18 May 1939
Phone Number..."
"...Phone Number Recorded Date 06 May 2004
Address 1296 PO Box
Address Continued Oceana, West Virginia 24870
Address Date 01 Sep 2003-06 May 2004
2nd Address 7 PO Box
2nd Address Continued Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554
2nd Address Date 01 Dec 1993
3rd Address 813 Victoria Dr Apt A
3rd Address Continued Montgomery, Illinois 60538
3rd Address Date 01 Nov 1986
Possible Relatives Bettyl Lou Prater"
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, Wyoming Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 22 Mar 2014.
Richard Prater; born in 1939; died in 2005; buried here; no garve marker photo shown.


Betty Lou Coleman

1. US Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Betty Prater
Also Known As Bettyl Lou Prater
2nd Also Known As Name Betty L Rife
Residence Date 15 Oct 2005
Residence Place Oceana, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date May 1939
Phone Number..."
"...Phone Number Recorded Date 15 Oct 2005
Address 1296 PO Box
Address Continued Oceana, West Virginia 24870
Address Date 15 Oct 2005
2nd Address 7 PO Box
2nd Address Continued Sugar Grove, Illinois 60554
2nd Address Date 01 Dec 1993
3rd Address 813 Victoria Dr Apt A
3rd Address Continued Montgomery, Illinois 60538
3rd Address Date 01 Nov 1986
Possible Relatives Richard E Prater..."
2. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Betty Lou Bowling Prater, 74, of Oceana, WV passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016 at Bowers Hospice
House, Beckley, WV. She was born on September 5, 1941 in Phelps, KY a daughter of the late Henry and
Goldie Anise Coleman. Betty was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by
her husband of 16 years Richard Eugene Prater; four brothers Ermal, George, Eugene and Buck Bowling; and
two sisters Magalene Bowling and Katheleen Ratliff. Survivors include a daughter Tabitha (Pete) Maynor of
Oceana; two sons Tim (Karen) Rife of South Part, NC and Kevin (Joy) Rife of Sharon, SC; two sisters Mollie
Lester of Phelps, KY and Beualah Wetizel of PA; a brother Kyris (Minnie) Bowling of KY; seven
grandchildren Wesley Rife, Joshua Maynor, Matthew Maynor, Heather Maynor, Kayla Smith, Hali Rife and
Nicholas Rife; four great grandchildren Jayden Christian, Noiah Christian, Aubree Elswick and Emma
Maynor; a special niece Rose Ann Frances; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services
will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, March 21, 2016 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco,
WV with Rev. James Walker officiating. She will be laid to rest in Lester Cemetery, Phelps, KY. ..."


Cecil Arthur Steele

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 24 Mar 1920; Page 251B; Image 33 of 35;
Family #338/342.
Listed as Cecil Steele; age 10; born in WV; in household of father, Anse Steele.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; taken on 29 Apr 1930; Page 195B; Image 46 of 56;
Family #374/386.
Listed as Cecil Steele; age 21; born in WV; farm laborer; in household of father, Anse Steele.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1932); Page 332; WV Archives Web Site.
Cecil Style (sic, Steele); age 23; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; farmer; living at Iaeger, WV; son of
Anse and Kentucky; married on 16 Apr 1932 at Iaeger, WV; Nevada Cline; age 18; born in McDowell
Co, WV; single; daughter of Adam and Armanda.
4. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District;; E.D. 55-1; taken 1 May 1940; Page 14B; Image
28 of 45; Household #207.
Listed as Cecil Steel; age 30; born in WV; single; 4th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr
1935; coal miner; head of household.
5. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #27134; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cecil Arthur Steele; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; miner; widowed; one previous marriage; living at
Panther, McDowell Co, WV; son of Ance and Kentucky (Potter) Steele; married on 14 Aug 1939 in the
Methodist Church, Grundy, VA; Corba Jane England; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Panther, WV; daughter of John and Amanda (England) England.


Corba Jane England

1. 1920 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 6/7 Jan 1920; Page 217B;
Family #29/29.
Listed as Corba J. England; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, John T. England.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 16 Apr 1930; Page 63B;
Family #480/498.
Listed as Corba England; age 16; born in WV; in household of father, John T. England.
3. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District;; E.D. 55-1; taken 1 May 1940; Page 14B; Image
28 of 45; Household #207.
Listed as Corba Steel; age 25; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; lived in McDowell Co, WV on 1 Apr
1935; in household of husband, Cecil A. Steele.
4. Buchanan Co, VA; Marriage License #27134; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Cecil Arthur Steele; age 30; born in McDowell Co, WV; miner; widowed; one previous marriage; living at
Panther, McDowell Co, WV; son of Ance and Kentucky (Potter) Steele; married on 14 Aug 1939 in the
Methodist Church, Grundy, VA; Corba Jane England; age 25; born in Wyoming Co, WV; single; no previous
marriage; living at Panther, WV; daughter of John and Amanda (England) England.
5. Wyoming Co, WV; Death Certificate #'66 014208; WV Archives Web Site via LDS Web Site.
Corba Jane Steele; age 54; born 31 May 1913 in WV; widow; housewife; living at Steeles, WV; daughter of
John and Amanda (England) England; died 20 Aug 1966 at Steeles, WV; due to cerebral hemorrhage with
previous stroke on left side and breast cancer; toxemia from multiple carcinoma; buried 23 Aug 1966 in
Steeles Cemetery, Steeles, WV; informant, Clarence Steele, Statesville, NC.


Charles Edward Mace

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 264; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles E. Mace; age 27; born in Calhoun Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of _______;
married on 2 Apr 1910 at D. D. Morris' (sp?) in Mullens, WV; Corba England; age 16; born and living
in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of William and Nacatie England.
2. Wood Co, WV; Death Certificate #'62 002783; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles Edward Nace; age 79 yrs, 9 mons, 22 Days; born 14 Apr 1992 in Calhoun Co, WV; married;
retired farmer; living at 903 Pike Street, Parkersburg, WV; son of Perry and Ellen (Nutter) Mace; died
6 Feb 1962 at his residence; due to uremia with senility; buried 9 Feb 1962 in Bellah Cemetery,
Rt #3, Elizabeth, WV; informant, Mrs. Corba Mace, 903 Pike St, Parkersburg, WV.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Beulah-Humble Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Elizabeth, Wirt Co, WV;
submitted by Marjorie; 6 Aug 2011.
Charles Edward Mace; born 14 Apr 1881; died 6 Feb 1962; buried here; double grave marker photo
shown with wife, Corba Jane England Mace.
"Charles Edward Mace, 79, died after a long illness Tuesday Feb. 6, at 9:20 p.m. at his home, 903 Pike St. Parkersburg. A retired farmer, he formerly lived in Wirt County, and attended the Beulah Presbyterian Church. He was born April 14, 1882, in Calhoun County, son of the late Perry and Ellen Nutter Mace. Surviving are the widow, Corba England Mace; five sons, Joseph Edward Mace, Lloyd Curtis Mace and Lester England Mace, all of Parkersburg, William Jack Mace and Daniel Roy Mace, both of Elizabeth; three daughters, Mrs. Lena Mildred Trippett of Glenn Burnie, Md., Mrs. Lady Ruth Scott and Mrs. Patricia Sue Fought, both of Parkersburg; 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services were held at Beulah Presbyterian Church on Friday afternoon conducted by Rev. Albert Pierson of Elizabeth, assisted by the Rev. K.T. Board of Palestine. Burial was in the church cemetery with Pomroy Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Family links:
Spouse:
Corba Jane England Mace (1893 - 1971)

Children:
Joseph Edward Mace (1912 - 1983)*
William Jack Mace (1914 - 1973)*
Infant Son Mace (1919 - 1919)*
Lloyd Curtis Mace (1921 - 2003)*
Lady Ruth Mace Scott (1926 - 1980)*
Lester England Mace (1932 - 1997)*..."


Corba Jane England

1. Ancestry.com Web Site, GEDCOM File; submitted by Dan Betts, danbetts@home.com
Corbi Jane England, daughterof William and Nacatie Lester England; was born in 1893.
2. 1900 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Huff Creek District; taken on 5 Jun 1900; Page 258B,
Family #47/50.
Listed as Corbi J. England; age 7; born in May 1893 in WV; in household of father, William England.
3. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1910); Page 264; WV Archives Web Site.
Charles E. Mace; age 27; born in Calhoune Co, WV; living in Wyoming Co, WV; son of _______;
married on 2 Apr 1910 at D. D. Morris' (sp?) in Mullens, WV; Corba England; age 16; born and living
in Wyoming Co, WV; daughter of William and Nacatie England.
4. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Beulah-Humble Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Elizabeth, Wirt Co, WV;
submitted by Marjorie; 6 Aug 2011.
Corba Jane England Mace; born 3 May 1893; died 28 Apr 1971; buried here; double grave marker
photo shown with husband, Charles Edward Mace.
"Mrs. Corba England Mace, 77, of Parkersburg, a former long-time and highly respected Wirt County resident, passed away Wednesday, April 28, at the Christian Anchorage Nursing Home, Marietta, O., following an extended illness. She was born May 3, 1893, in Wyoming County, West Virginia, a daughter of the late William and Nichati Lester England. Mrs. Mace was a member of the Athens, W.Va., Baptist Church. She had resided in the Newark area of Wirt County for many years until 1949 when she moved to Parkersburg. She and her husband, Charles Edward Mace, who preceded her in death, had partially reared and cared for approximately 30 young folks in their home during the years they resided in Wirt County, and the Mace home was a popular visiting place for a multitude of friends of their family members. She is survived by five sons, Joseph, Curtis and Lester Mace, all of Parkersburg, and Jack and Roy Mace, both of Elizabeth; three daughters, Mrs. William (Mildred) Trippett of Glen Burnie, Md., Mrs. Charles (Lady Ruth) Scott, and Mrs. Robert (Patty) Fought, both of Parkersburg; 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by 14 brothers and sisters. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, April 30, at the Beulah-Humble Memorial Presbyterian Church on Beulah Hill, with the Rev. Irvin Conner officiating. Burial was in the Beulah Cemetery. Mace Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Family links:
Spouse:
Charles Edward Mace (1882 - 1962)*

Children:
Joseph Edward Mace (1912 - 1983)*
William Jack Mace (1914 - 1973)*
Infant Son Mace (1919 - 1919)*
Lloyd Curtis Mace (1921 - 2003)*
Lady Ruth Mace Scott (1926 - 1980)*
Lester England Mace (1932 - 1997)*..."