Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Jacob "Jake" Keene

1. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #6049; WV Archives Web Site.
Jake Keen; age 96 yrs, 11 mons, 19 days; born 30 Mar 1846 in Buchanan Co, VA; married; husband of
Rhoda Keen; age 65; retired timberman; living at Big Sandy, WV; son of Bill Keen and unknown mother;
died 19 Mar 1943 in Welch, WV; due to senility with hip injury; buried 21 Mar 1943 in Toms Mtn Cemetery,
Welch, WV; informant, Londan Keen, Big Sandy, WV.


Rhoda Jane Rose

1. 1880 Census, McDowell Co, WV, compiled by William A. Marsh, Vol 9, page 799.
Big Creek District, page 017.
Listed as Rhody Rose, age 1, in household of father, John Rose.
2. McDowell Co, WV Marriage Registry Book _____(1900); Page 90; WV Archives Web Site.
C.J. Allburty; age 22; born in Pulaski Co, VA; farmer; living at Horsepen; son of J.J. and Joanna;
married on 16 Apr 1900; Rhoda J. Rose; age 22; single; born in McDowell Co, WV; daughter of John
and Mary.
3. 1900 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Big Creek District; taken on 18 Jun 1900; Page 82A;
Family #165/165.
Listed as Roda Alberty: age 20; born in WV in Aug 1879; married less than 1 yr; no children; in
household of husband, Columbus, J. Alberty.
4. McDowell Co, WV; Death Certificate #'63 007654; WV Archives Web Site.
Rhoda Jane Keen; age 81; born 1 Aug 1880 (sic, 1879); widow; housewife; living at Maybeury, WV;
daughter of John and Mary Rose; died 26 Apr 1963 in Maybeury, WV; due to acute cononary thrombosis;
buried 26 Apr 1963 in family cemetery, Tom's Mtn, Welch, WV; informant, Ella Mae Martin; Maybeury, WV.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Toms Mountain Cemetery, Welch, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
Valerie Neal; 2 Aug 2013.
Rhoda jane Rose Keen; born 2 Aug 1879; died 26 Apr 1963; buried here; no grave marker photo shown;
death certificate posted.


Delbert J. Lockhart

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Panther; taken on 6/7 Jan 1920; Page 258A;
Family #125/127.
Listed as Delbert Lockhart; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, Fred Lockhart.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 344; WV Archives Web Site.
Delbert J. Lockhart; age 27; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Isaban, WV; married on 15 Mar 1947
at Iaeger, WV; Lois Lorain Taylor; age 17; born at Tamcliff, WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; with consent
of William H. Taylor, father of Lorain Lois Taylor.
3. FindAGrave.com Web Site; iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
Delbert J. Lockhart; born 19 May 1919 in McDowell Co, WV; died 6 Feb 1980 in Welch, WV; buried here;
double headstone photo shown with wife, Lorain Lois Taylor Lockhart.


Lorain Lois Taylor

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1947); Page 344; WV Archives Web Site.
Delbert J. Lockhart; age 27; born at Panther, WV; single; living at Isaban, WV; married on 15 Mar 1947
at Iaeger, WV; Lois Lorain Taylor; age 17; born at Tamcliff, WV; single; living at Mohawk, WV; with consent
of William H. Taylor, father of Lorain Lois Taylor.
2. FindAGrave.com Web Site; iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 25 Dec 2013.
Lorain Lois Taylor Lockhart; born 1 Jan 1930 in WV; died 24 Nov 1990 in Franklin Co, IN; buried here;
double headstone photo shown with husband, Delbert J. Lockhart.


Robert Kenneth Crouse

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Kenneth Crouse; age 24; born 1 Sep 1942 in Logan Co, WV; never married; living at
Clear Fork, WV; son of Jesse W. and Annie Ruth (Gibson) Crouse; married on 15 Nov 1966
at Madison, WV; Joan Edith Gibson; age 18; born 5 Feb 1948 (sic, 1952); born in Grundy, VA;
never married; living at Bald Knob, WV; daughter of Hillard and Lessie (Osborne) Gibson; with
consent of Hillard and Lessie Gibson, parents of Joan Edith Gibson, age 18, minor.
2.. Stafford Funeral Home, Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Robert Kenneth "Rabbit" Crouse, 75, of Oceana, WV, passed away on Thursday May 3, 2018 in Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley, WV. He was born on September 1, 1942 in Man, WV a son of the late Jesse and Anna Ruth Gibson Crouse. Rabbit was a member of the UMWA. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife JoAnn Edith Gibson Crouse; a daughter Melissa Sue "Missy" Crouse; two brothers Norman "Toby" Crouse and Arthur Lee Crouse; a sister Kay Belcher; and an infant brother and sister Cletis and Joyce Crouse and a son-in-law Wayne Acord. Survivors include a daughter Elaine Victoria Acord of Mullens; a son James Adam (Cindy) Crouse of Silo Hollow; three brothers Emory Dale (Tabby) Crouse of Oceana, Stevie (Penny) Crouse of Kimball and Tommy (Barbara) Crouse of Kopperston; a brother-in-law Michael Belcher of Sun Hill; companion Ann Marcum and her daughter Meranda; five grandchildren Jennifer (Brandon) Wallace, Austin Forrest, Brianna Forrest, Robert Crouse, II and Luke Crouse; and four nephews and nieces he considered as grandchildren Josh Crouse, Dee Dee Crouse, Nehemiah Crouse and Elizabeth Crouse, and Damon Smith; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at Noon on Thursday May 10th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV,,,"


JoAnn Edith Gibson

1. Boone Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1966); Page 134; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Kenneth Crouse; age 24; born 1 Sep 1942 in Logan Co, WV; never married; living at
Clear Fork, WV; son of Jesse W. and Annie Ruth (Gibson) Crouse; married on 15 Nov 1966
at Madison, WV; Joan Edith Gibson; age 18; born 5 Feb 1948 (sic, 1952); born in Grundy, VA;
never married; living at Bald Knob, WV; daughter of Hillard and Lessie (Osborne) Gibson; with
consent of Hillard and Lessie Gibson, parents of Joan Edith Gibson, age 18, minor.
2. "The Register-Herald; Beckley, WV; Friday, 5 Jun 2009; Newspaper Obit.

"OCEANA -- Joann Edith Gibson Crouse, 57, of Oceana, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, following a long illness.
Joann was born on February 5, 1952, at Lorado, W.Va., a daughter of the late Hillard Lee and Lessie Osborne Gibson.


"She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Six siblings, Freeman, Delma, Dewey, Roger, Lacy and Ullie Gibson, also preceded her in death. She was a member of the Way To The Cross Ladies Ministry and the Lynco Pentecostal House of Prayer.


"Survivors include her loving husband of 44 years, Robert Kenneth Crouse; two daughters, Elaine Victoria Acord and husband Wayne of Mullens and Melissa Sue Crouse of Lillydale; a son, James Adam Crouse and wife Cindy of Silo Hollow, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Jennifer Acord, Austin and Brianna Forrest and Robert Crouse Jr.; two brothers, David (Ann) Gibson and Calvin (Mitch) Gibson, all of Lorado, W.Va.; five sisters, Nellie Cook of Kopperston, W.Va., Dovie (Bill) Lycan of Lorado, Annabell Crouse of Silo Hollow, Wilma Lee Isom of Lorado, and Judy (Delbart) Nichols of Greenwood, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving family and friends.


"Funeral services were held at noon on Friday, June 5, 2009, at the Lynco Pentecostal House of Prayer with Ministers Debbie Price and Scotty Elswick officiating. Joann was laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, W.Va.

"Friends gathered with the family from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Pallbearers were Brandon Wallace, Keith Cline, Roman, Greg, Stevie and Emory Crouse.
E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www. staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com."
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, W.Va.


William Layne Lewis

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 505; WV Archives Web Site.
William Layne Lewis; age 26; born 15 May 1938 in Welch, WV; no previous marriage; living at
Pineville, WV; son of Hobert and Edith May (Armontrout) Lewis; married on 19 Sep 1964 at Pineville,
WV; Theresa Rose Workman; age 19; born 13 May 1945 in Glover, WV; no previous marriage;
living at Keyrock, WV; daughter of Floyd W. and Ruby A. (Alvis) Workman.


Theresa Rose Workman

1. Wyoming Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1964); Page 505; WV Archives Web Site.
William Layne Lewis; age 26; born 15 May 1938 in Welch, WV; no previous marriage; living at
Pineville, WV; son of Hobert and Edith May (Armontrout) Lewis; married on 19 Sep 1964 at Pineville,
WV; Theresa Rose Workman; age 19; born 13 May 1945 in Glover, WV; no previous marriage;
living at Keyrock, WV; daughter of Floyd W. and Ruby A. (Alvis) Workman.