David Andrew "Dave" Likens1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 8, 1854, d. March 26, 1912
FatherJohn Likens2,5 b. circa 1827
MotherSarah Amanda Conner2,5 b. April, 1834
     David Andrew "Dave" Likens was born on September 8, 1854 at Floyd Co., Virginia.5 He married Nancy Perry on January 23, 1878 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,6 David Andrew "Dave" Likens died on March 26, 1912 at West Virginia at age 57.4

Census Records

1870Dwelling 107, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia2
1880Dwelling 384, District 48, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia7
1910Dwelling 282, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1880Farmer7
1910Sawmill laborer8

Family

Nancy Perry b. circa 1849, d. October, 1911
Marriage*David Andrew "Dave" Likens married Nancy Perry on January 23, 1878 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18, From the WWI draft registration card of his son Sylvester.
  2. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  4. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  5. [S325] Beth Fridley, Floyd Co., Virginia, Birth Records, 1853-1873.
  6. [S1597] Ronald Ray Turner, Raleigh County West Virginia Marriages 1850-1911.
  7. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  10. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  11. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles Lykens death certificate.

Nancy Perry1,2

F, b. circa 1849, d. October, 1911
     Nancy Perry was born circa 1849 at Kanawha Co., Virginia (now West Virginia).3,2 As of circa 1877,her married name was Likens.3,4 She married David Andrew "Dave" Likens, son of John Likens and Sarah Amanda Conner, on January 23, 1878 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2 Nancy Perry died in October, 1911 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Died from being "accidently shot."5

Census Records

1880Dwelling 384, District 48, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia3
1910Dwelling 282, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia4

Family

David Andrew "Dave" Likens b. September 8, 1854, d. March 26, 1912
Marriage*Nancy Perry married David Andrew "Dave" Likens, son of John Likens and Sarah Amanda Conner, on January 23, 1878 at Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1054] See Extended Description for original data sources listed by county, West Virginia Marriages, 1863-1900.
  2. [S1597] Ronald Ray Turner, Raleigh County West Virginia Marriages 1850-1911.
  3. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Nancy Lykins death record.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles Lykens death certificate.
  8. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.

Roman Christopher Columbus D. "Lum" Lycans1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. October 22, 1879, d. January 28, 1948
FatherDavid Andrew "Dave" Likens1,5 b. September 8, 1854, d. March 26, 1912
MotherNancy Perry1,5 b. circa 1849, d. October, 1911
     His Social Security Number was 236-38-3496.5 Roman Christopher Columbus D. "Lum" Lycans was buried at Perry Family Cemetery (also known as Decota Cemetery), Decota, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.8 He was born on October 22, 1879 at Decota, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; His WWII Draft Registration card has a birth year of 1876.1,2,6 He married Lucretia Webb circa 1899.9,10 Roman Christopher Columbus D. "Lum" Lycans married Ruby Vanetta on March 7, 1946 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Ruby and Lum were both widows at the time of this marriage.4 Roman Christopher Columbus D. "Lum" Lycans died on January 28, 1948 at Dunbar, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 68.7 He Charleston, W Va., Jan. 28 — Christopher Columbus Lycans, 68, of Slip Hill, was killed and another man injured today when a Ney York Central passenger train struck the truck in which they were riding at the Lock Six crossing, near Dunbar. The injured man, described by police as the owner and driver of the truck, was identified as Lorenzo Dooley, 38, of Charleston, a Negro hauling contractor. Dooley was taken to a Charleston hospital where attendants say he suffered possible fractures of the hip, shoulder, pelvis and ribs. on January 29, 1948.7 He LYCANS, Christopher Columbus — Service will be held at 1 p.m. today at the home of a son, Albert Lycans, Sugar creek. Rev. Hobson D. Fisher will officiate. Burial will be in the Lycans cemetery at Decota. The body is at the Bartlett and Welch mortuary at Dunbar. on January 31, 1948.8

Census Records

1880Dwelling 384, District 48, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1
1910Dwelling 273, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia3
1920Dwelling 16, District 77, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia11
1930Dwelling 9, District 17, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia12
1940Dwelling 424, District 20-21, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia13

Occupation

1910Coal company weigh boss3
1920Coal miner11
1930Launderer12
1940State road worker13

Family 1

Lucretia Webb b. December 3, 1879, d. December 18, 1945
Marriage*Roman Christopher Columbus D. "Lum" Lycans married Lucretia Webb circa 1899.9,10 
Children

Family 2

Ruby Vanetta b. circa 1913
Marriage*Roman Christopher Columbus D. "Lum" Lycans married Ruby Vanetta on March 7, 1946 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Ruby and Lum were both widows at the time of this marriage.4 

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lykens-Vanetta marriage record.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  7. [S345] Bluefield Daily Telegraph, From the Jan 29, 1948 edition.
  8. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Christopher Columbus Lycans obituary in the Jan 31, 1948 edition.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lucretia Lykens death certificate.
  10. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Robert H. Lycans death certificate.
  15. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Melvina Frances Lykens death certificate.
  16. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Vinnie Lykens obituary in the Jun 22, 1950 edition.

Sylvester Lykins1,2,3

M, b. October 14, 1886, d. July 11, 1940
FatherDavid Andrew "Dave" Likens1,4 b. September 8, 1854, d. March 26, 1912
MotherNancy Perry1 b. circa 1849, d. October, 1911
     Sylvester Lykins was buried at Hall Cemetery, Big Chimney, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on October 14, 1886 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.4,2 He married Lula Mae Powers on March 2, 1926 at Van, Boone Co., West Virginia; Lula was a widow and Sylvester was divorced at the time of their marriage.2 Sylvester Lykins died on July 11, 1940 at Big Chimney, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 53.5,3 He Lykins Funeral — Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday for Sylvester Lykins, 68, who died at his Big Chimney home Thursday. The body will remain at the Albert Myers funeral home until service time. Rites will be at the Big Chimney Baptist church, and burial will follow in Hall cemetery. on July 12, 1940.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 282, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West VirginiaEnumerated as divorced and living with his parents1
1930Dwelling 117, District 24, Kanawha, Fayette Co., West Virginia6
1940Dwelling 519, District 20-85, Elk, Kanawha Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1910Coal tipple laborer1
1930Coal miner6

Family

Lula Mae Powers b. October 3, 1881, d. February 8, 1973
Marriage*Sylvester Lykins married Lula Mae Powers on March 2, 1926 at Van, Boone Co., West Virginia; Lula was a widow and Sylvester was divorced at the time of their marriage.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Likens-Burton marriage record.
  3. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Sylvester Lykins obituary in the Jul 12, 1940 edition.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Charles L. Lykens1,2

M, b. March 2, 1889, d. November 10, 1931
FatherDavid Andrew "Dave" Likens1,3 b. September 8, 1854, d. March 26, 1912
MotherNancy Perry1,3 b. circa 1849, d. October, 1911
     Charles L. Lykens was buried at Perry Family Cemetery (also known as Decota Cemetery), Decota, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3 He was born on March 2, 1889 at West Virginia.1,4 He died on November 10, 1931 at Montgomery, Fayette Co., West Virginia, at age 42.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 282, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 117, District 24, Kanawha, Fayette Co., West VirginiaEnumerated as a widower in the household of his brother Sylvester5

Occupation

1910Coal tipple laborer1
1930Coal miner5

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles Likens death certificate.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles Lykens death certificate.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Lula Mae Powers1

F, b. October 3, 1881, d. February 8, 1973
     Her Social Security Number was 236-78-4350.2 Lula Mae Powers was buried at Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3 She was born on October 3, 1881 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.4,2 As of March 2, 1926,her married name was Lykins.4 She married Sylvester Lykins, son of David Andrew "Dave" Likens and Nancy Perry, on March 2, 1926 at Van, Boone Co., West Virginia; Lula was a widow and Sylvester was divorced at the time of their marriage.4 Lula Mae Powers died on February 8, 1973 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 91.5,1 She Mrs. Lula Mae Lykins, 91, of 29 Watts St., died Thursday in Charleston Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Ward Baptist Church. Surviving: daughters, Mrs. Mary Arthur and Mrs. Virgie Goins, both of Charleston; son Grover of Charleston; brother Willie Powers of Oak Hill; 16 grandchildren; seven greatrandchildren. Friends may call at Bartletturdette Funeral Home. on February 10, 1973.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 117, District 24, Kanawha, Fayette Co., West Virginia6
1940Dwelling 519, District 20-85, Elk, Kanawha Co., West Virginia7

Family

Sylvester Lykins b. October 14, 1886, d. July 11, 1940
Marriage*Lula Mae Powers married Sylvester Lykins, son of David Andrew "Dave" Likens and Nancy Perry, on March 2, 1926 at Van, Boone Co., West Virginia; Lula was a widow and Sylvester was divorced at the time of their marriage.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Lula Mae Lykins obituary in the Feb 10, 1973 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S2879] Graceland Memorial Park, Kanawha Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=rabel&GSfn=harold&GSiman=1&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=52&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=69465549&CRid=78482&df=all&
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Likens-Burton marriage record.
  5. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Virgie May/Mae Lykins1,2,3

F, b. May 8, 1927
FatherSylvester Lykins1,4 b. October 14, 1886, d. July 11, 1940
MotherLula Mae Powers1,4,5 b. October 3, 1881, d. February 8, 1973
     Virgie May/Mae Lykins was born on May 8, 1927 at Eskdale, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,6 As of March 20, 1964,her married name was Goins.2 She married Joseph Franklin "Joe" Goins on March 20, 1964 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.5,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 117, District 24, Kanawha, Fayette Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 519, District 20-85, Elk, Kanawha Co., West Virginia4

Family

Joseph Franklin "Joe" Goins b. May 8, 1925, d. March 15, 2010
Marriage*Virgie May/Mae Lykins married Joseph Franklin "Joe" Goins on March 20, 1964 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.5,2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Goins-Lykins marriage record.
  3. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Grover Lee Cleveland Lykins obituary in the Jan 16, 1990 edition.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Lula Mae Lykins obituary in the Feb 10, 1973 edition.
  6. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.

Everett Tracy Likens1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 16, 1916, d. November 25, 1978
FatherJames Daniel Likens1,2,6,3,7 b. March 6, 1889, d. July 22, 1946
MotherIda Mae Romine1,2,6,3,7,8 b. August 27, 1898, d. September 13, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 236-07-2604.9 Everett Tracy Likens was buried at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5250 Robert Centre Byrd Drive, Prosperity, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on April 16, 1916 at Dry Branch, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.9,3,5 He married Barbarine Juanita Williams on August 17, 1940 at Packsville, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,4,10 Everett Tracy Likens died on November 25, 1978 at West Virginia at age 62.9

Census Records

1920Dwelling 89, District 78, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 45C, District 4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia2
1940Dwelling 59, District 41-4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Occupation

1940Coal miner7

Family

Barbarine Juanita Williams b. November 23, 1921, d. May 29, 1986
Marriage*Everett Tracy Likens married Barbarine Juanita Williams on August 17, 1940 at Packsville, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.3,4,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Likens-Williams marriage record.
  4. [S2424] Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Raleigh Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=collins&GSfn=billy&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSst=52&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=17767566&CRid=77796&df=all&
  5. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Frederick Earl Lykens obituary in the Jun 26, 2005 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2022] Portsmouth Daily Times, From the Goldie M. Yates obituary in the Sep 14, 1974 edition.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Barberine Juanita Likens obituary in the Jun 1, 1986 edition.
  11. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Odessa M. Lykens obituary in the May 13, 1961 edition.
  12. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Sandra Likens death certificate.
  13. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Odessia Marie Likens death certificate.
  14. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Stacey Kenneth Lykens obituary in the May 4, 1964 edition.

Goldie M. Likens1,2

F, b. circa August, 1918, d. September 13, 1974
FatherJames Daniel Likens3,4,5 b. March 6, 1889, d. July 22, 1946
MotherIda Mae Romine3,4,5,2 b. August 27, 1898, d. September 13, 1990
     Goldie M. Likens was buried at C M Cemetery, E. Main Street and Moriah Road, Oak Hill, Jackson Co., Ohio.2 Her married name was Yates.2 She married Earl Yates.1,2 Goldie M. Likens was born circa August, 1918 at West Virginia.3 She died on September 13, 1974 at Gallipolis, Gallia Co., Ohio.6,2 She OAK HILL, Ohio - Goldie M. Yates, 56, of Oak Hill Rt. 4. died at 11:30 p.m. Friday at a Gallipolis hospital following an extended illness. She was a native of United W. Va. Survivors include her husband, Earl Yates; her mother, Mrs. Ida Romane Likens of West Virginia; three brothers, Fred Likens of Eunice. W. Va., Everett Likens of Glen Daniels, W. Va., and Vencil Likens of Terre Haute, Ind., and three sisters, Mrs. Beulah Tincker and Mrs. Younne Goodgassoll, both of Colorado, and Mrs. Milderd Norris of Oak Hill. Rev. Gerald Brown is to conduct services at 1 p.m. Monday at Kuhner-Lewis Funeral Home here. Burial is to be in CM Cemtery. on September 14, 1974.2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 89, District 78, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia3
1930Dwelling 45C, District 4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia4
1940Dwelling 51, District 41-4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Family

Earl Yates b. June 25, 1917, d. May 17, 1981
Marriage*Goldie M. Likens married Earl Yates.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1576] VA, USA: National Publishing Co., 1946 Young American Patriots. Richmond, U. S., World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945.
  2. [S2022] Portsmouth Daily Times, From the Goldie M. Yates obituary in the Sep 14, 1974 edition.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Frederick Earl Lykens obituary in the Jun 26, 2005 edition.
  6. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Frederick Earl "Fred" Lykens1,2,3,4

M, b. December 27, 1921, d. June 24, 2005
FatherJames Daniel Likens1,2,5,4 b. March 6, 1889, d. July 22, 1946
MotherIda Mae Romine1,2,5,6,7,4 b. August 27, 1898, d. September 13, 1990
     Frederick Earl "Fred" Lykens was buried at Adkins Cemetery, Naoma, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 235-26-0899.8 He was born on December 27, 1921 at Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,8,3,4 He married Kate Pauline Massey on December 24, 1945 at Colcord, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,9,4 Frederick Earl "Fred" Lykens died on June 24, 2005 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 83.2,8,9 He Frederick "Fred" Earl Lykens of Eunice, W.Va., went to rest with Christ on Friday, June 24, 2005, at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, following a long illness. He was born Dec. 27, 1921, at Cabin Creek, a son of the late James D. and Ida Romine Lykens. He was a long-time employee of Bethlehem Mining. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gospel music, and being with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Wandal Lykens and Goldie Yates; two brothers, Everett and Vincent Lykens; and a brother-in-law, Robert Norris. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Kate Massey Lykens; twin sons, Patrick Lykens and wife, Lee Ann of Beckley, W.Va., and Michael Lykens of Whitesville, W.Va; sisters, Beulah Tincher and husband, Delbert, and Mildred Norris, all of Denver, Colo., Yvonne Goodgassel and husband, Ed, of Las Vegas, Nev; three grandchildren, PFC Amanda McPherson and husband, FC David McPherson, serving with the U.S. Army at Fort Richardson, Alaska, and James and Jason Lykens of Beckley, W.Va; several nieces, nephews; and numerous friends. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, June 27, at the Whitesville Presbyterian Church, Whitesville, W.Va., with CLP David Pettry, CLP Michael Lykens, and CLP Patrick Lykens officiating. Interment will be in the Pettry section of the Adkins Cemetery, Naoma, W.Va. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, W.Va., and one hour before the service at the church. on June 26, 2005.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45C, District 4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 59, District 41-4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia5

Occupation

1940Coal miner5

Family

Kate Pauline Massey b. May 20, 1926, d. January 11, 2013
Marriage*Frederick Earl "Fred" Lykens married Kate Pauline Massey on December 24, 1945 at Colcord, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,9,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Frederick Earl Lykens obituary in the Jun 26, 2005 edition.
  3. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lykens-Massey marriage record.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Ida M. Likens obituary in the Sep 14, 1990 edition.
  7. [S2022] Portsmouth Daily Times, From the Goldie M. Yates obituary in the Sep 14, 1974 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S798] Register Herald, From the Kate Pauline Massey Lykens obituary in the Jan 18, 2013 edition.
  10. [S5184] Montgomery Herald, From the Michael Lee Lykens obituary in the Oct 7, 2016 edition.

Vincent George Likens1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 11, 1924, d. October 18, 1998
FatherJames Daniel Likens1,6,7,4 b. March 6, 1889, d. July 22, 1946
MotherIda Mae Romine1,6,7,8,9,4 b. August 27, 1898, d. September 13, 1990
     His Social Security Number was 236-30-7915.10 Vincent George Likens was buried at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, Wake Co., North Carolina.5 He was born on April 11, 1924 at Packsville, Raleigh Co., West Virginia; His gravestone has an incorrect death year of 1920.10,2,3,4,5 He married Maureen Dolores Duguid on November 2, 1954 at Indiana.3,11 Vincent George Likens died on October 18, 1998 at Wilson, Wilson Co., North Carolina, at age 74.10,2,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 45C, District 4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 59, District 41-4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia7

Family

Maureen Dolores Duguid b. July 31, 1931, d. May 28, 1981
Marriage*Vincent George Likens married Maureen Dolores Duguid on November 2, 1954 at Indiana.3,11 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1028] North Carolina Archives and Records Section and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, North Carolina Death Indexes, 1908-2004.
  3. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S8807] Montlawn Memorial Park, Wake Co., NC, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Frederick Earl Lykens obituary in the Jun 26, 2005 edition.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Ida M. Likens obituary in the Sep 14, 1990 edition.
  9. [S2022] Portsmouth Daily Times, From the Goldie M. Yates obituary in the Sep 14, 1974 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

Henry Likens1

M, b. October 13, 1892
FatherDavid Andrew "Dave" Likens1 b. September 8, 1854, d. March 26, 1912
MotherNancy Perry1 b. circa 1849, d. October, 1911
     Henry Likens was born on October 13, 1892 at Wevaco, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.

Dora Belle Holstein1

F, b. circa 1885, d. August 9, 1916
     Dora Belle Holstein was born circa 1885 at West Virginia.2 As of July 14, 1899,her married name was Lykins.1 She married Tilden John Lykins, son of William J. Lykens and Elvira J. "Ella" Perry, on July 14, 1899 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1 Dora Belle Holstein died on August 9, 1916 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Killed in the flood of Aug 09, 1916.1,3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 100, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia2

Family

Tilden John Lykins b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
Marriage*Dora Belle Holstein married Tilden John Lykins, son of William J. Lykens and Elvira J. "Ella" Perry, on July 14, 1899 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1958] Kanawha County Footprints, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gregg35us&id=I35258
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the West Virginia flood article in the Aug 11, 1916 edition.

Rhoda/Ronda Lykins1,2

F, b. circa 1901, d. August 9, 1916
FatherTilden John Lykins1 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherDora Belle Holstein1 b. circa 1885, d. August 9, 1916
     Rhoda/Ronda Lykins was born circa 1901 at West Virginia.1 She died on August 9, 1916 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Killed in the flood of Aug. 09, 1916.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 100, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1958] Kanawha County Footprints, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gregg35us&id=I35258

Channaker Lykins1

M, b. circa 1902, d. August 9, 1916
FatherTilden John Lykins1 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherDora Belle Holstein1 b. circa 1885, d. August 9, 1916
     Channaker Lykins was born circa 1902 at West Virginia.1 He died on August 9, 1916 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Killed in the flood of Aug. 09, 1916.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 100, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1958] Kanawha County Footprints, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gregg35us&id=I35258

Effie Lykins1

F, b. circa 1907, d. August 9, 1916
FatherTilden John Lykins1 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherDora Belle Holstein1 b. circa 1885, d. August 9, 1916
     Effie Lykins was born circa 1907 at West Virginia.1 She died on August 9, 1916 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Killed in the flood of Aug. 09, 1916.2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 100, District 53, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1958] Kanawha County Footprints, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gregg35us&id=I35258

Ollie Perry1,2,3,4

F, b. February 2, 1884, d. December 18, 1971
     Her Social Security Number was 234-48-8102.5 Ollie Perry was buried at Red Warrior Cemetery, Red Warrior, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.4 She was born on February 2, 1884 at Decota, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1880.6,5,4 As of October 14, 1916,her married name was Lykins.2 She married Tilden John Lykins, son of William J. Lykens and Elvira J. "Ella" Perry, on October 14, 1916.1,2 Ollie Perry died on December 18, 1971 at Spencer, Roane Co., West Virginia, at age 87.5,3,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 18, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia6

Family

Tilden John Lykins b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
Marriage*Ollie Perry married Tilden John Lykins, son of William J. Lykens and Elvira J. "Ella" Perry, on October 14, 1916.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Parthenia Lykens death certificate.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Likens-Perry marriage record.
  3. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Ollie Lykins death certificate.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Tilden Lykins obituary.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lykans-Jarrell marriage record.

Ervin Lykans1,2,3,4

M, b. October 4, 1917, d. May 6, 1998
FatherTilden John Lykins5,6,3,7 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherOllie Perry5,6,3,7 b. February 2, 1884, d. December 18, 1971
     His Social Security Number was 235-26-5555.1 Ervin Lykans was born on October 4, 1917 at Laing, Kanawha Co., West Virginia; His draft card has a birth date of Jul 4, 1918.1,2,3 He married Brycie Arita Jarrell on August 28, 1943 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7 Ervin Lykans died on May 6, 1998 at Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio, at age 80.1,2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 18, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia5

Family

Brycie Arita Jarrell b. October 15, 1925, d. November 25, 1991
Marriage*Ervin Lykans married Brycie Arita Jarrell on August 28, 1943 at Beckley, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.7 
Children
  • Hilda Lykans8
  • Judy Lykans8
  • Ervin J. E. Lykans+8 b. March 9, 1948
  • William L. "Billy" Lykans8
  • Jean Ann Lykans9,8
  • Cathy A. Lykans8
  • Valerie M. "Valery" Lykans8
  • Gary C. Lykans8

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Tilden Lykins obituary.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lykans-Jarrell marriage record.
  8. [S1420] Columbus Dispatch, The, From the Ervin J. E. Lykans obituary in the May 5, 2016 edition.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Elzie Lykens1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. October 4, 1919, d. March 23, 1987
FatherTilden John Lykins1,7 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherOllie Perry1,7 b. February 2, 1884, d. December 18, 1971
     His Social Security Number was 232-24-5358.2 Elzie Lykens was buried at Nashville National Cemetery, 1420 Gallatin Pike South, Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee.3,6 He was born on October 4, 1919 at Laing, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,3,4,5,6 He died on March 23, 1987 at White Bluff, Dickson Co., Tennessee, at age 67.3,4,6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 18, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  4. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  5. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  6. [S3789] Nashville National Cemetery, Davidson Co., TN, online http://www.findagrave.com
  7. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Tilden Lykins obituary.

Thurmond Lykins1,2,3

M, b. August 8, 1924, d. March 18, 1998
FatherTilden John Lykins4,5,3 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherOllie Perry4,5,3 b. February 2, 1884, d. December 18, 1971
     His Social Security Number was 236-40-1540.6 Thurmond Lykins was buried at Ohley Cemetery, Ohley, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1,2 He was born on August 8, 1924 at Ohley, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.6,3 He died on March 18, 1998 at Ivydale, Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 73.1,6 He IVYDALE - Thurmond Lykins, 73, of Ivydale, Clay County, died March 18, 1998, at home after a long illness. He was a former laborer for a timber company. Surviving: sister, Laura Monk of Ohley; brother, Kimball Lykins of Cabin Creek. There will be no service. Burial will be in Ohley Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.
on March 24, 1998.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 18, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Thurmond Lykins obituary in the Mar 24, 1998 edition.
  2. [S4105] Ohley Cemetery, Kanawha Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Tilden Lykins obituary.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Kimball Lykins1,2,3

M, b. August 8, 1924, d. November 21, 2008
FatherTilden John Lykins1,4 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherOllie Perry1,4 b. February 2, 1884, d. December 18, 1971
     His Social Security Number was 236-40-4273.2 Kimball Lykins was born on August 8, 1924 at West Virginia.1,2 He died on November 21, 2008 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 84; The SSDI has a death date of Nov 22, 2008.2,3 He Kimball Lykins, 84, of Cabin Creek died Nov. 21, 2008. There will be no visitation. Private family service will be held at a later date. Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank, is in charge of arrangements. on November 25, 2008.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 18, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kimball Lykins obituary in the Nov 25, 2008 edition.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Tilden Lykins obituary.

Lorraine Lykins1

F, b. May 9, 1927, d. March 17, 1999
FatherTilden John Lykins2,3 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherOllie Perry2,3 b. February 2, 1884, d. December 18, 1971
     Lorraine Lykins was buried at Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 303-58-4455.4 She was born on May 9, 1927 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.5,4 As of March 14, 1952,her married name was Monk.5 She married Woodrow Monk on March 14, 1952 at Eskdale, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.5,1 Lorraine Lykins died on March 17, 1999 at Glasgow, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 71.1,4 She Lorraine Monk, 71, of Ohley died March 17, 1999, in Beverly Health Care, Glasgow, after a long illness. She was a homemaker and attended Church of Christ, Ohley. Surviving: daughters, Goldie Irene Jarrell of Eskdale, Nancy Jean Woodrum of Quarrier, Susie Jeffery of Ohley; sons, Woodrow Jr. of Dawes, John Lee of Eskdale; brother, Kimball Lykins of Chelyan; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens Chapel, Glasgow, with the Rev. Brenda Gray officiating. Burial will be in the memorial gardens. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the chapel. Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank, is in charge of arrangements.
on March 19, 1999.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 18, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia2

Family

Woodrow Monk b. March 9, 1922, d. October, 1983
Marriage*Lorraine Lykins married Woodrow Monk on March 14, 1952 at Eskdale, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.5,1 
Children
  • Goldie Irene Monk1
  • Nancy Jean Monk1
  • Susie Monk1
  • Woodrow Monk Jr.1
  • John Lee Monk1

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Lorraine Monk obituary in the Mar 19, 1999 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Tilden Lykins obituary.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Monk-Lykens marriage record.

Edith Marie Lykins1,2,3,4

F, b. March 21, 1929, d. April 20, 1994
FatherTilden John Lykins1,3,4 b. circa March, 1880, d. November 17, 1947
MotherOllie Perry1,3,4 b. February 2, 1884, d. December 18, 1971
     Edith Marie Lykins was buried at Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish, Oswego Co., New York.5,6 Her Social Security Number was 233-46-3646.7 She was born on March 21, 1929 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,7 As of March 13, 1954,her married name was Rice.2 She married Wesley Edward Rice on March 13, 1954 at Chelyan, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,6 Edith Marie Lykins died on April 20, 1994 at Parish, Oswego Co., New York, at age 65.7,6 She Edith M. Rice, 65, of Route 104 East died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital after a long illness. A native of West Virginia, Mrs. Rice resided most of her life in Mexico. Surviving are her husband, Wesley; a daughter, Charlotte Lallier of Mexico; two sons, Edward and Wesley Jr., both of Mexico; and three grandchildren. There will be no services or calling hours. Burial will be in Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish. on April 21, 1994.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 1, District 18, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Co., West Virginia1

Family

Wesley Edward Rice b. June 24, 1924, d. February 8, 1998
Marriage*Edith Marie Lykins married Wesley Edward Rice on March 13, 1954 at Chelyan, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,6 
Children
  • Charlotte M. Rice6,8
  • Edward Rice6,8
  • Wesley Edward Rice Jr.6,8

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Rice-Lykens marriage record.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Tilden Lykins obituary.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S8805] Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Oswego Co., NY, online www.findagrave.com.
  6. [S2083] Syracuse Herald-Journal, From the Edith M. Rice obituary in the Apr 21, 1994 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S2083] Syracuse Herald-Journal, From the Wesley E. Rice obituary in the Feb 9, 1998 edition.

Wandal "Wanda" Lykens1,2

F, b. circa 1930, d. June 3, 1934
FatherJames Daniel Likens1,2 b. March 6, 1889, d. July 22, 1946
MotherIda Mae Romine1,2 b. August 27, 1898, d. September 13, 1990
     Wandal "Wanda" Lykens was born circa 1930 at West Virginia.2 She died on June 3, 1934 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Frederick Earl Lykens obituary in the Jun 26, 2005 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Wanda Likens death certificate.

Earl Yates1,2,3,4

M, b. June 25, 1917, d. May 17, 1981
     His Social Security Number was 232-28-7223.5 Earl Yates married Goldie M. Likens, daughter of James Daniel Likens and Ida Mae Romine.2,4 Earl Yates was born on June 25, 1917 at Hitchins, Carter Co., Kentucky.5,1,2,3,6 He died on May 17, 1981 at Oak Hill, Jackson Co., Ohio, at age 63.7,6

Census Records

1940Dwelling 51, District 41-4, Marsh Fork, Raleigh Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1940Coal miner8

Family

Goldie M. Likens b. circa August, 1918, d. September 13, 1974
Marriage*Earl Yates married Goldie M. Likens, daughter of James Daniel Likens and Ida Mae Romine.2,4 

Citations

  1. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  2. [S1576] VA, USA: National Publishing Co., 1946 Young American Patriots. Richmond, U. S., World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945.
  3. [S1323] Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999.
  4. [S2022] Portsmouth Daily Times, From the Goldie M. Yates obituary in the Sep 14, 1974 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  7. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Kate Pauline Massey1,2,3

F, b. May 20, 1926, d. January 11, 2013
     Kate Pauline Massey was buried at Adkins Cemetery, Naoma, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on May 20, 1926 at Edwight, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.2,4,3 As of December 24, 1945,her married name was Lykens.3 She married Frederick Earl "Fred" Lykens, son of James Daniel Likens and Ida Mae Romine, on December 24, 1945 at Colcord, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 Kate Pauline Massey died on January 11, 2013 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 86.4,2 She Kate Pauline Massey Lykens, 86, of Eunice, reached her Heavenly home on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston following an extended illness. Born May 20, 1926, at Edwight, she was the daughter of Wood Lee Massey and Carrie Thelma Dodson Massey Richards. Kate attended Marsh Fork High School. She had been employed at the Edwight Company Store, American Hardware in Whitesville, and served as Head Teller for many years at the main branch of Whitesville State Bank. She most recently volunteered at the Good Samaritan Thrift Store in Whitesville, where she enjoyed visiting with members of the community. She was a member of Whitesville Presbyterian Church, where she enjoyed taking part in Sunday school. Kate loved to dance, cook, camp, hunt and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Kate married Fred Lykens on Dec. 24, 1945. Fred preceded her in death on June 24, 2005. Kate was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Billie Virginia Massey, and a sister, Ella Richards Hamrick. She is survived by her twin sons, Michael of Whitesville, and Patrick of Logan; daughter-in-law Lee Ann Stover Lykens of Ceredo; three grandchildren, Amanda Ciochetty and her companion, Matt Shamblin, of Crab Orchard; James Patrick (Jimmy) Lykens and his wife, Chelsie, of Nashville, Tenn; and Jason Lee Lykens of Ceredo; four great-grandchildren, Kamryn Jeanette McPherson and Gavin Matthew McPherson of Crab Orchard, Evangeline Kate Lykens, due to arrive at any time in Nashville, Tenn., and Mary Brianna Shamblin, due in April; three sisters, Betty Massey Sheppard and her husband, Michael, of Phoenix, Ariz., Patsy Richards Persinger and her husband, Donnie, of Richwood, and Frannie Richards Conrad and her husband, Wayne, of Virginia; a special cousin, George Cantley of Whitesville; special friends, Bonnie and Gary Jarrell and Regina Jarrell, all of Eunice; Judith Davis of Beaver, Barbara Dickens and Dorothy Coffey of Whitesville. The family would like to thank Dr. Aziz, the wonderful nurses and staff of 7 South at CAMC General, and the staff at Hubbard Hospice House for taking care of our precious Kate. Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Whitesville Presbyterian Church with ALP Michael Lykens officiating. Burial will follow at Adkins Cemetery, Naoma. Pallbearers will be Jason Lykens, Jimmy Lykens, Randy Lipford, Bob Milam, Lee Milam, and Terry Lee Jarrell. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests monetary donations in Kate's memory to Whitesville Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville. on January 18, 2013.2

Family

Frederick Earl "Fred" Lykens b. December 27, 1921, d. June 24, 2005
Marriage*She married Frederick Earl "Fred" Lykens, son of James Daniel Likens and Ida Mae Romine, on December 24, 1945 at Colcord, Raleigh Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Frederick Earl Lykens obituary in the Jun 26, 2005 edition.
  2. [S798] Register Herald, From the Kate Pauline Massey Lykens obituary in the Jan 18, 2013 edition.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Lykens-Massey marriage record.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S5184] Montgomery Herald, From the Michael Lee Lykens obituary in the Oct 7, 2016 edition.