McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families

Notes


Merky R. Stiltner

1. "The Florida Times-Union" ;Jacksonville, FL; Sunday, 23 Mar 2008; Newspaper Obit.
"BARGER Merky R. Barger, 50, passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 in Jacksonville. She was born in Iager, West Virginia and had resided in Jacksonville since a young age. Merky was considered the "Worlds Greatest Mom and Nana" to her four children and nine grandchildren who loved her deeply. She was a member of the Pentecostal faith. Merky was preceded in death by her parents Alonzo and Arizona Stiltner. She is survived by her large family including her daughter, Sandy Coleman; three sons, Jody Lee Emmert, Gary Allen Barger and Michael William Barger; her fiance, Bobby Broadway; her former husband, Michael Allen Barger; five sisters, Donna Robinson, Edna Millhorn, Charlotte Smith, Melissa Reeves and Minnie Griffith; five brothers, Walter Stiltner; John Raymond Stiltner Charles T. Stiltner, Sr., John Raymond Stiltner, Jr. and Alonzo "Bubby" Stiltner; nine grandchildren and many other loving relatives and friends. Funeral services for Merky will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 in the Chapel of Corey- Kerlin Funeral Home, 940 Cesery Blvd. with Pastor John V. Morgan officiating. Interment will follow in Arlington Park Cemetery. ..."


Arizona Bishop

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Lex; E.D. 24-60; taken on 17 Apr 1940; Page
1198A; Image 25 of 132; Household #263.
Listed as Zona Bishop; age 8; born in WV; 1st grade education; attending school; lived in same
place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, Walter Lee Bishop.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arizona Stiltner
[Arizona Bishop]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 22 Apr 1932
Birth Place: Lex McDowell, West Virginia
[Lex McDowell??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 11 Mar 1999
Father: Walter Bishop
Mother: Ruth B Elswick
SSN: 236963898
Notes: 07 Mar 1973: Name listed as ARIZONA STILTNER"
3. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Arizona Stiltner
SSN: 236-96-3898
Last Residence:
37625 Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, USA
BORN: 22 Apr 1932
Died: 11 Mar 1999
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (1973)"


Juanita Lusk

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 335; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Edward Bishop; age 24; born in Glen Alum, WV; widowed; living at Capels, WV; married
on 27 Apr 1946 at Capels, WV; Juanita Lusk; age 16; born in Kimball, WV; single; living at
Capels, WV; with consent of Hersey Lusk, father of Juanita Lusk.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-002819; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Lee Dillon; age 32; born 6 Aug 1947 in Washington, DC; this was his 1st marriage;
7th grade education; living at General Delivery, Welch, WV; son of Walter and Pernie (Cooper)
Bishop; married on 31 Aug 1946 at Lebanon, VA; Juanita Bishop; maiden name Lusk; age 48;
born in Kimball, WV; widow; this was her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 27 Dec 1975; 9th
grade education; living at General Delivery, Welch, WV; daughter of Hersey and Ida (Mullins)
Lusk.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Juanita Lusk Bishop
[Juanita Bishop]
[Juanita Lusk Lusk]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Sep 1930
Birth Place: Kimball, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Apr 2005
Father: L H Lusk
Mother: Ida M Mullins
SSN: 279346824
Notes: May 1955: Name listed as JUANITA LUSK BISHOP;
04 May 2005: Name listed as JUANITA BISHOP"


Carl Edward Bishop

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 335; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Edward Bishop; age 24; born in Glen Alum, WV; widowed; living at Capels, WV; married
on 27 Apr 1946 at Capels, WV; Juanita Lusk; age 16; born in Kimball, WV; single; living at
Capels, WV; with consent of Hersey Lusk, father of Juanita Lusk.


Juanita Lusk

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1946); Page 335; WV Archives Web Site.
Carl Edward Bishop; age 24; born in Glen Alum, WV; widowed; living at Capels, WV; married
on 27 Apr 1946 at Capels, WV; Juanita Lusk; age 16; born in Kimball, WV; single; living at
Capels, WV; with consent of Hersey Lusk, father of Juanita Lusk.
2. Russell Co, VA; Marriage License #80-002819; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Robert Lee Dillon; age 32; born 6 Aug 1947 in Washington, DC; this was his 1st marriage;
7th grade education; living at General Delivery, Welch, WV; son of Walter and Pernie (Cooper)
Bishop; married on 31 Aug 1946 at Lebanon, VA; Juanita Bishop; maiden name Lusk; age 48;
born in Kimball, WV; widow; this was her 2nd marriage; first marriage ended 27 Dec 1975; 9th
grade education; living at General Delivery, Welch, WV; daughter of Hersey and Ida (Mullins)
Lusk.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Juanita Lusk Bishop
[Juanita Bishop]
[Juanita Lusk Lusk]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 1 Sep 1930
Birth Place: Kimball, West Virginia
Death Date: 27 Apr 2005
Father: L H Lusk
Mother: Ida M Mullins
SSN: 279346824
Notes: May 1955: Name listed as JUANITA LUSK BISHOP;
04 May 2005: Name listed as JUANITA BISHOP"


Phyllis Joan Rose

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Elkhorn District; Maybuery; E.D. 24-49; taken on 9 Apr 1940;
Page 949A; Image 13 of 22; Household #107.
Listed as Unnamed female Rose; age 1 mon; born in WV; in household of father, Cecil M. Rose.


Jimmy Arland Bishop

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 136B;
Family #348.
Listed as Orland Bishop; age 4; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Bishop.
2. United States Public Records, 1970-2009: LDS Web Site.
"Name Jimmy A Bishop
Also Known As Joyce Ann Bishop
2nd Also Known As Name Jimmie Arland Bishop
Residence Date 20 Oct 2006-29 Oct 2007
Residence Place Peterstown, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 14 Mar 1926
Address Peterstown, West Virginia 24963
Address Date 20 Oct 2006-29 Oct 2007
2nd Address Peterstown, West Virginia 24963
2nd Address Date 01 Jun 1996
3rd Address Peterstown, West Virginia 24963
3rd Address Date 01 Nov 1984-15 Nov 2007
Possible Relatives Joyce A Bishop
Record Number 171428858"


Ray Daniel Coffman

1. Bath Co, WV; Marriage License #30667; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ray Daniel Coffman; age 75; born in Lewisburg, WV; widowed; carpenter; one previous
marriage; living at 610 Roncervete Ave, Roncervete, WV; son of Jacob Samuel and Emma
Lucreica (Jones0 Coffman; married on 11 Sep 1964 at Clifton Forge, VA; Vivian Bishop
Lester, maiden name, Vivian Miners Bishop; age 45; born in Vivian, WV; divorced; one previous
marriage; living at Ballard, WV; daughter of George Washington and Sarah Eveline (Luster)
Bishop.


Vivian Miners Bishop

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Carswell, Houston Coal Co; taken on 26
Jan 1920; Page 163A; Family #370.
Listed as Vivian Bishop; age 8 mons; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Bishop.
2. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 136B;
Family #348.
Listed as Vivian Bishop; age 11; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Bishop.
3. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #14370; Ancestry.com Web Site.
William Leftwich Lester; age 20; born in Giles Co, VA; single; timber work; living at Red
Sulphur Springs, WV; son of Tom and Minnie (Jones) Lester; married on 22 May 1939
at Pearisburg, VA; Vivian N. Bishop; age 20; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; ;iving at
Red Sulphur Springs, WV; daughter of George and Sarah (Lester) Bishop.
4. Bath Co, WV; Marriage License #30667; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Ray Daniel Coffman; age 75; born in Lewisburg, WV; widowed; carpenter; one previous
marriage; living at 610 Roncervete Ave, Roncervete, WV; son of Jacob Samuel and Emma
Lucreica (Jones0 Coffman; married on 11 Sep 1964 at Clifton Forge, VA; Vivian Bishop
Lester, maiden name, Vivian Miners Bishop; age 45; born in Vivian, WV; divorced; one previous
marriage; living at Ballard, WV; daughter of George Washington and Sarah Eveline (Luster)
Bishop.
5. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Vivian Bishop Lester
[Vivian Bishop Coffman]
[Vivian Coffman]
[Vivian Bishop Bishop]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 21 Mar 1919
Birth Place: Bottom Creek, West Virginia
[Vivian McDow??, West Virginia]
Death Date: 13 Oct 2007
Father: George W Bishop
Mother: Sarah Luster
SSN: 235280253
Notes: Apr 1940: Name listed as VIVIAN BISHOP LESTER;
Jan 1966: Name listed as VIVIAN BISHOP COFFMAN;
01 Nov 2007: Name listed as VIVIAN B COFFMAN"
6. Social Security Death Index; LDS Web Site.
"Age 88
Given Name Vivian
Middle Name B
Surname Coffman
Birth Date 21 Mar 1919
State West virginia
Last Place of Residence Greenbrier, West virginia
Previous Residence Postal Code 24970
Event Date 13 Oct 2007"
7. "The Register-Herald"; Beckley, WV; Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007; Newspaper Obit.
"RONCEVERTE -- Vivian B. Coffman, 88, of Ronceverte, passed away Saturday night, Oct. 13, 2007.
A "Celebration of Her Life" will be 3 p.m., today, Oct. 17, 2007, at the Ronceverte Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends 1 p.m. until funeral time at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Chapter Headquarters, West Virginia, 1111 Lee Street, East, Charleston, WV 25301, phone: 343-2717...."


Rosa Sue Browning

1. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Rosa Sue Kennedy 55, of Brenton went home to be with her Lord on Monday January 29, 2018 following many years of declining health.

Born August 4, 1962 in Columbus Ohio, she was the daughter of the late James Willie and Ruby Kennedy Browning.

Rosa loved the Lord, and served him for many years. She loved her children and her grandchildren. She said of how she wanted to be remembered, “That I Loved with everything in me until I could give no more.”

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband Mike Kennedy, her step son Michael Junior Kennedy, 3 brothers John Browning, Lloyd Browning, and James Browning.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children Nichole Kennedy and her companion David, Alicia Mullins and her husband James, Jared Kennedy, Candace Kennedy, her step-children Mary Jane Davis, Carl Kennedy, Brian Keith Kennedy and his wife Kim, 18 grandchildren, 5, great grandchildren, 2 brother and 3 sisters, and a very special friend that Rosa called “A living Angel” Millie Cantrell, and a host of nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Services will be Friday February 2, 2018 at Noon in the chapel of Evans-Calfee Funeral Service in Pineville. Burial will follow in the Cline Cemetery in Long Branch WV."


Melvin Bishop

1. 1930 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; taken on 14 Apr 1930; Page 136B;
Family #348.
Listed as Melvin Bishop; age 5; born in WV; in household of father, George W. Bishop.
2. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #33424; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Melvin Bishop; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; Celanese employee; living at Red
Sulphur Springs, WV; son of G.W. and Sarah (Lester) Bishop; married on 14 Sep 1946 in
Pearisburg, VA; Pauline Mildred Doyle; age 28; born in Bluefield, WV; single; Calanese employee;
living at Glen Lynn, VA; daughter of Everett E. and Stella (Hager) Doyle.
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Melvin Bishop
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1924
Death Date: 1 Jul 2003
Cause of Death: Natural
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 8 Apr 1943
Release Date 1: 2 Nov 1945"
4. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Melvin Bishop
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1924
Birth Place: Maitland Mcd, West Virginia
Death Date: 1 Jul 2003
Father: George W Bishop
Mother: Sarah Luster
SSN: 235261961
Notes: Mar : Name listed as MELVIN BISHOP"
5. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Melvin Bishop
SSN: 235-26-1961
Last Residence:
24963 Peterstown, Monroe, West Virginia, USA
BORN: 23 Mar 1924
Died: 1 Jul 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
6. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Melvin Bishop
Birth Date: 23 Mar 1924
Birth Place: Maitland, McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Death Date: 1 Jul 2003
Death Place: Lindside, Monroe County, West Virginia, United States of America
Cemetery: Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Pauline Bishop
URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-..."
(Obit Posted)
"Melvin Bishop, 79, of Peterstown, WV. went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at Springfield Center, Lindside, following a short illness. Born , march 23, 1924 at Maitland, WV. he was the seventh son of the late George Washington and Sarah Lester Bishop. Melvin was a WWII U.S. Army Veteran and served with the 83rd. Mortar Battalion. He was a retiree of the Celanses Corporation with 44 years of service and a member of John Dove Lodge #87 AF & AM. One of his greastest enjoyments in later years was riding his Motorcycle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded indeath by one grandson, eight brothers and six sisters. Survivors include his wife of 56 years. Pauline Doyle Bishop, of Peterstown; one daughte , Mary Gallagher and husband Tom. of Scott Depot; one son, David Bishop,and wife, Susie, of Peterstown, WV.; grandchildren, David Gallagher and wife, Beverly, of Covington, KY. Amy VanVerth and husband, John, of Middletown, Ohio ; Jason Bishop and wife, Courtnee, of Roanoke; two sisters, Ethelyn Butler and husband, Freddie, of Greenville, and Vivian Coffman, of Floyd, VA.; and one brother, Jimmy Bishop and ife, Joyce, of Lindside, WV. Graveside Services were held Thursday, July 3, 2003 at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery, Princeton, WV. with Rev. Scott Sears officiating. Graveside Rites were performed by John Dove Lodge #78. rrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury."


Pauline Mildred Doyle

1. Giles Co, VA; Marriage License #33424; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Melvin Bishop; age 22; born in McDowell Co, WV; single; Celanese employee; living at Red
Sulphur Springs, WV; son of G.W. and Sarah (Lester) Bishop; married on 14 Sep 1946 in
Pearisburg, VA; Pauline Mildred Doyle; age 28; born in Bluefield, WV; single; Calanese employee;
living at Glen Lynn, VA; daughter of Everett E. and Stella (Hager) Doyle.


Thomas Edward Asbury

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Thomas Edward Asbury
Also Known As T Asbury
2nd Also Known As Name Thomas Brown
Residence Date 01 Jan 1998-01 Jun 1999
Residence Place Brenton, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 16 Dec 1958
Address Brenton, West Virginia 24818
Address Date 01 Jan 1998-01 Jun 1999
2nd Address Brenton, West Virginia 24818
2nd Address Date 01 Feb 1996-19 Jun 2008
Record Number 304447132"


Janet Quinn Brown

1. United States Public Records, 1970-2009; LDS Web Site.
"Name Janet C Brown
Also Known As Janet Q Brown
2nd Also Known As Name Janet Quinn Asbury
3rd Also Known As Name J Brown
Residence Date 01 Jun 1999-19 Jun 2008
Residence Place Brenton, West Virginia, United States
Birth Date 24 Nov 1956
Address Brenton, West Virginia 24818
Address Date 01 Jun 1999-19 Jun 2008
2nd Address Brenton, West Virginia 24818
2nd Address Date 01 Jan 1998
Record Number 369496877"
2. Evans-Calfee Funeral Service; Pineville, WV; Posted Obit.
"Janet Quinn Brown Asbury 61, of Brenton went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday January 30, 2018 following several years of declining health.

Born November 24, 1956 in High Point N.C. she was the daughter of the late French and Imogene West Brown

Janet was a longtime resident of Brenton, where she worked at her families store, Brown’s Packette. She was a member of the Brenton Baptist Church, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her siblings Sandra, Gary, and Ritchie.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband who she has been with for over 30years Thomas Asbury, her daughters Christine Rollins and her husband Kevin of Glover, and Tonya Johnston and her husband Chad of Mill Creek. 6 grandchildren Brooke, Kierstin, Alexis, Baxley, Jaxson Rollins, and Sarah Brown, her sister LaDonna Stafford, and host of nieces, nephews, and many friends."