David Charles Paxton Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. March 1, 1922, d. November 27, 1972
FatherOscar Winfield Paxton1,3,6,7 b. July 28, 1898, d. June, 1974
MotherGertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg1,3,6,7 b. February 26, 1895, d. January, 1976
     David Charles Paxton Sr. was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wallback, Clay Co., West Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 234-24-8302.8 He was born on March 1, 1922 at Ivydale, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,4,9,5,8 He married Nanny Macel Bullard on October 11, 1955 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,10,4 David Charles Paxton Sr. died on November 27, 1972 at Medina, Medina Co., Ohio, at age 50.11,4,9

Census Records

1930Dwelling 444, District 24, Lincoln, Marion Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 291, District 8-4, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia6

Family

Nanny Macel Bullard b. October 18, 1932, d. July 12, 2014
Marriage*David Charles Paxton Sr. married Nanny Macel Bullard on October 11, 1955 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,10,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1351] My West Virginia Hertiage, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2817991&id=I128
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Bullard marriage record.
  4. [S8158] Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Elma E. Butcher obituary in the Nov 17, 2009 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nanny Macel Bullard Paxton obituary.
  11. [S857] Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2018.
  12. [S1574] Huntsville Times, The, From the Paul A. Paxton obituary in the Oct 20, 2010 edition.
  13. [S1574] Huntsville Times, The, From the David Charles Paxton Jr. obituary in the Sep 23, 2007 edition.

Oscar Winfield Paxton Jr.1,2

M, b. April 28, 1924, d. March 1, 2007
FatherOscar Winfield Paxton1,3,4,5,6 b. July 28, 1898, d. June, 1974
MotherGertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg1,3,4,5,6 b. February 26, 1895, d. January, 1976
     Oscar Winfield Paxton Jr. was buried at Gray Cemetery, Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.6 He was born on April 28, 1924 at Ida May, Marion Co., West Virginia.3,2,6,7 He married Catherine Genevieve Gray in February, 1946 at Clay Co., West Virginia.8,9,10,3,11 Oscar Winfield Paxton Jr. died on March 1, 2007 at Ivydale, Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 82.7,6 He Oscar Junior Paxton, 83, of Wallback entered into rest March 1, 2007, at Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ivydale. Born on April 28, 1924, at Idamay, he was the son of the late Oscar Winfield and Gertie Jean Paxton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Lloyd Paxton. He was retired from Union Carbide Corporation, a member of Valley Ridge Church and an Air Force veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Catherine Genevieve Paxton of Wallback; son, Charles Edward "Toot" Paxton of Wallback; brothers, Orville K. "Smokey" Paxton of Wallback and Robert Ralph Paxton of Florida; sister, Elma Butcher of Clay; grandchildren, Angela M. Paxton of South Charleston, Terri R. Paxton of Fairmont, Michael Lloyd Paxton of Charleston, Kelly Jo Paxton of Ivydale and Chris Summers of Ivydale; and great-grandchildren, Ian Paxton of Clay and Seth and Asia Summers of Ivydale. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 5, at Carl Wilson Funeral Home, Clay. Burial will follow in the Gray Cemetery, Valley Fork. on March 3, 2007.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 444, District 24, Lincoln, Marion Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 291, District 8-4, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia4

Family

Catherine Genevieve Gray b. June 30, 1926, d. January 4, 2018
Marriage*Oscar Winfield Paxton Jr. married Catherine Genevieve Gray in February, 1946 at Clay Co., West Virginia.8,9,10,3,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [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.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Gray marriage record.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Elma E. Butcher obituary in the Nov 17, 2009 edition.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Oscar Junior Paxton obituary in the Mar 3, 2007 edition.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1351] My West Virginia Hertiage, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2817991&id=I128
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Beverley May Paxton death certificate.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Okey David Paxton death certificate.
  11. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Catherine Genevieve Paxton obituary in the Jan 6, 2018 edition.

Orval Kenneth "Smokey" Paxton1,2,3,4

M, b. April 10, 1926, d. February 21, 2009
FatherOscar Winfield Paxton1,5,6,3,7 b. July 28, 1898, d. June, 1974
MotherGertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg1,5,6,3,7 b. February 26, 1895, d. January, 1976
     His Social Security Number was 236-38-4024.8 Orval Kenneth "Smokey" Paxton was buried at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.9 He was born on April 10, 1926 at Widen, Clay Co., West Virginia.8,3,4 He married Pearl Osborne circa 1949.3 Orval Kenneth "Smokey" Paxton died on February 21, 2009 at Wallback, Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 82.8,3 He Orval Kenneth "Smokey" Paxton, 82, of Wallback passed away Saturday, February 21, 2009 at home following a short illness. Smokey was born April 10, 1926 in Clay County, and was the son of the late Oscar Winfield and Gertie Jane Paxton of Wallback. He was also preceded in death by his two sons, Orval Kenneth "Joe Joe" Paxton, Jr. and Mark Allen Paxton, grandsons Michael Butcher and Ronald Glen Holcomb Jr. He was retired for Union Carbide of Alloy, WV. He served in the U.S. Army and was a WWII Veteran. He was a long standing member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Clay. Smokey is survived by his wife of 60 years Pearl Paxton of Wallback; daughters and sons-in-law Veronica and Mike Butcher of Clay, Shelly and Jimmy Stalnaker of Wallback, Denise and Timmy Brown of Wallback; sons Brian Paxton of Valley Fork, James Paxton of Wallback, son and daughter-in-lawJohn Paul and Jennifer Paxton of Wallback, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, brother Ralph Paxton of Florida, and sister Elma Butcher of Big Otter. A private family service will be held. on February 22, 2009.10,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 444, District 24, Lincoln, Marion Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 291, District 8-4, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia5

Family

Pearl Osborne
Marriage*Orval Kenneth "Smokey" Paxton married Pearl Osborne circa 1949.3 
Children
  • Orval Kenneth "Joe Joe" Paxton Jr.3
  • Mark Allen Paxton3
  • Veronica Paxton3
  • Shelly Paxton3
  • Denise Paxton3
  • Brian Paxton3
  • James Paxton3
  • John Paul Paxton3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1351] My West Virginia Hertiage, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2817991&id=I128
  3. [S8180] Pennington-Smith Funeral Home, online www.penningtonfuneral.com, From the Orval Kenneth Paxton obituary.
  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. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Elma E. Butcher obituary in the Nov 17, 2009 edition.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Oscar Junior Paxton obituary in the Mar 3, 2007 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S8179] Pine Ridge Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.
  10. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Orval Paxton obituary in the Feb 22, 2009 edition.

Elma Elizabeth Paxton1,2,3

F, b. August 15, 1928, d. November 14, 2009
FatherOscar Winfield Paxton1,3,4,5,6,7 b. July 28, 1898, d. June, 1974
MotherGertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg1,3,4,5,6,7 b. February 26, 1895, d. January, 1976
     Elma Elizabeth Paxton was buried at Butcher Family Cemetery, Maysel, Clay Co., West Virginia.5 She was born on August 15, 1928 at Ida May, Marion Co., West Virginia.3,8,5 As of February 23, 1946,her married name was Butcher.3 She married Cecil Carmel Butcher on February 23, 1946 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,5 Elma Elizabeth Paxton died on November 14, 2009 at Ivydale, Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 81.8,5 She Elma E. Butcher, 81, of Clay, and formerly of Gauley Bridge, passed away at Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday, November 14, 2009, after a long illness. Born August 15, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Gertie Paxton. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Cecil, an infant son, Terry Craig Butcher, daughter, Linda Kay Jones, brothers, David, Oscar Junior and Orval (Smokey) Paxton. She was a retired waitress and cook from Gauley Bridge Bus Station. Surviving are her son, Michael Butcher and wife Hilda of Maysel; nephew, Tommy Butcher, and wife, Dorothy, of Elkview; granddaughter, Carrie McCumbers, and husband, Joey, of Maysel; grandsons, David Jones II, of Gauley Bridge, Terry Jones and wife, Kim, of West Palm Beach, Fla; brothers, Ralph Paxton, and wife, Carol, of Clermont, Fla; son-in-law, David Jones, and wife, Connie, of Evans; and five great-grandchildren. The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation center for the excellent and loving care they gave to Elma. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister Dennis Legg officiating. Burial will be in Butcher Family Cemetery, Maysel. on November 17, 2009.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 444, District 24, Lincoln, Marion Co., West Virginia1
1940Dwelling 291, District 8-4, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia4
1940Dwelling 291, District 8-4, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia4

Family

Cecil Carmel Butcher b. September 24, 1916, d. May 22, 2001
Marriage*Elma Elizabeth Paxton married Cecil Carmel Butcher on February 23, 1946 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,3,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1351] My West Virginia Hertiage, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2817991&id=I128
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Butcher-Paxton marriage record.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Elma E. Butcher obituary in the Nov 17, 2009 edition.
  6. [S8180] Pennington-Smith Funeral Home, online www.penningtonfuneral.com, From the Orval Kenneth Paxton obituary.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Oscar Junior Paxton obituary in the Mar 3, 2007 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Cecil C. Butcher obituary in the May 24, 2001 edition.
  10. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Linda Kay Jones obituary in the May 25, 2002 edition.
  11. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Nanny Macel Bullard1,2

F, b. October 18, 1932, d. July 12, 2014
     Nanny Macel Bullard Nanny "Macel" (Bullard) Paxton, 81, of Huntsville, Ala., passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014, at home following a lengthy illness. She was a warm and caring person whose family was the center of her world. Macel was born in Granny's Creek, W.Va., on Oct. 18, 1932, the daughter of Harley and Ona (Hunt) Bullard, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her husband, David Paxton Sr; sons, David Paxton Jr. and Paul Paxton; daughter, Glenna "Jean" Jones and husband, Jerry; grandparents; brothers, Coy Dennis Bullard and wife, Bonnie, Russell Richard Bullard and Larry Gene Bullard; sister, Rosemary Beckett and husband, Loy Richard Beckett; brother-in-law, Carl Hamrick; niece, Barbara (Bullard) Connor; and great-nephew, Joshua Hartzell. Macel is survived by two sisters, Virgie "Olive" Hamrick of Whitesville, W.Va., and Mona (Sam) Haid of Elkview, W.Va; grandchildren, Christopher Paxton, Rachel Paxton, Jerry "Jay" Jones Jr., Melissa Jones and Jesse Paxton, all of Huntsville, Ala; great-granchildren, Payton, Bryson and Alisa; sisters-in-law, Janice Bullard of Clyde, Ohio, and Diana Bullard of Norwalk, Ohio; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.2 She was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wallback, Clay Co., West Virginia.3 She was born on October 18, 1932 at Ovapa, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,2,3,4 As of before October 11, 1955,her married name was Short.1 She married Unknown Short before October 11, 1955.1 As of October 11, 1955,her married name was Paxton.1 Nanny Macel Bullard married David Charles Paxton Sr., son of Oscar Winfield Paxton and Gertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg, on October 11, 1955 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.5,1,2,3 As of May 18, 1979,her married name was Sansbury.6 Nanny Macel Bullard married Robert L. Sansbury on May 18, 1979 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.6 Nanny Macel Bullard died on July 12, 2014 at Huntsville, Madison Co., Alabama, at age 81.2,4

Family 1

Unknown Short
Marriage*She married Unknown Short before October 11, 1955.1 

Family 2

David Charles Paxton Sr. b. March 1, 1922, d. November 27, 1972
Marriage*Nanny Macel Bullard married David Charles Paxton Sr., son of Oscar Winfield Paxton and Gertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg, on October 11, 1955 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.5,1,2,3 
Children

Family 3

Robert L. Sansbury
Marriage*Nanny Macel Bullard married Robert L. Sansbury on May 18, 1979 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio.6 

Citations

  1. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Bullard marriage record.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nanny Macel Bullard Paxton obituary.
  3. [S8158] Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clay Co., WV, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S1351] My West Virginia Hertiage, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2817991&id=I128
  6. [S2071] Office of Vital Statistics Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007.
  7. [S1574] Huntsville Times, The, From the Paul A. Paxton obituary in the Oct 20, 2010 edition.
  8. [S1574] Huntsville Times, The, From the David Charles Paxton Jr. obituary in the Sep 23, 2007 edition.
  9. [S1574] Huntsville Times, The, From the Glenna Jean Jones obituary in the Jan 19, 2011 edition.

Catherine Genevieve Gray1

F, b. June 30, 1926, d. January 4, 2018
     Catherine Genevieve Gray was buried at Gray Cemetery, Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.1 She was born on June 30, 1926 at Spring Hill, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,1 As of February, 1946,her married name was Paxton.3,2 She married Oscar Winfield Paxton Jr., son of Oscar Winfield Paxton and Gertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg, in February, 1946 at Clay Co., West Virginia.3,4,5,2,1 Catherine Genevieve Gray died on January 4, 2018 at Clay Co., West Virginia, at age 91.1 She Catherine Genevieve Paxton, 91, of Wallback, entered into rest Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born June 30, 1926, in Spring Hill, she was the daughter of the late Stevenson and Lola (Osborne) Gray. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by husband, Oscar Paxton, and son, Lloyd Paxton. Genevieve is survived by her son, Charles "Toot" (Patricia "Trish") Paxton of Wallback; grandchildren, Michael Paxton, Angela (Andy) Gardner, Terri (Jason) Kelly, Chrissy Summers and Kelly Paxton; great-grandchildren, Andre Kelly, Jackson Kelly, Eli Gardner and Ian Paxton; brothers, Robert (Diana) Gray and Ronald (Marie) Gray of Wadsworth, Ohio. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, January 7, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Minister David McLaughlin officiating. Burial will be in Gray Cemetery, Valley Fork. on January 6, 2018.1

Family

Oscar Winfield Paxton Jr. b. April 28, 1924, d. March 1, 2007
Marriage*She married Oscar Winfield Paxton Jr., son of Oscar Winfield Paxton and Gertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg, in February, 1946 at Clay Co., West Virginia.3,4,5,2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Catherine Genevieve Paxton obituary in the Jan 6, 2018 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Paxton-Gray marriage record.
  3. [S1351] My West Virginia Hertiage, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2817991&id=I128
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Beverley May Paxton death certificate.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Okey David Paxton death certificate.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Oscar Junior Paxton obituary in the Mar 3, 2007 edition.

Cecil Carmel Butcher1,2,3,4

M, b. September 24, 1916, d. May 22, 2001
     His Social Security Number was 234-22-3002.5 Cecil Carmel Butcher was born on September 24, 1916 at Dille, Clay Co., West Virginia.2,5,4 He married Elma Elizabeth Paxton, daughter of Oscar Winfield Paxton and Gertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg, on February 23, 1946 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,2,6 Cecil Carmel Butcher died on May 22, 2001 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 84.5,3,7 He GAULEY BRIDGE - Cecil C. Butcher of Gauley Bridge, died May 22, 2001 at CAMC General Division. Surviving: wife, Elma Butcher; daughter, Linda Jones both of Gauley Bridge; sons, Mike Butcher of Clay and Tommy Butcher of Bloomingrose; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was a World War II veteran. There will be no services. on May 24, 2001.3

Family

Elma Elizabeth Paxton b. August 15, 1928, d. November 14, 2009
Marriage*He married Elma Elizabeth Paxton, daughter of Oscar Winfield Paxton and Gertrude Jane "Gertie" Legg, on February 23, 1946 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1351] My West Virginia Hertiage, online http://awtc.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2817991&id=I128
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Butcher-Paxton marriage record.
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Cecil C. Butcher obituary in the May 24, 2001 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Elma E. Butcher obituary in the Nov 17, 2009 edition.
  7. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Linda Kay Jones obituary in the May 25, 2002 edition.
  8. [S2877] FamilySearch, West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

Alfred Chester Gill1,2,3,4,5

M, b. September 1, 1905, d. January 9, 1986
     Alfred Chester Gill was buried at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., West Virginia.4 His Social Security Number was 235-09-4038.6 He was born on September 1, 1905 at Edmond, Fayette Co., West Virginia.6,2,3,4,5 He married Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, daughter of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on October 23, 1958 at Ansted, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,7,3,4 Alfred Chester Gill died on January 9, 1986 at Manatee Co., Florida, at age 80.2,4 He Alfred Chester Gill, 80, formerly of Ansted, died Friday at home after a short illness. Born September 1, 1905 at Edmond, he was a son of the late Mac and Amanda Wood Gill. Mr Gill was a member of the First Baptist Church of Palmetto, FL, was a former member of Knight of Pythias and was a retired coal miner. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Hamrick Gill. Survivors include a daughter, Nadine Shawver of Beckley; two stepdaughters, June Knicely and Jeanette Pitsenbarger of Ohio; two stepsons, Kenneth and Herman Hambrick, both of St Albans; two sisters, Nellie Gill and Kathleen Gill, both of Ansted; four brothers, Raymond Gill of Flint, MI, Allen Gill of Trenton, MI, Ronald Gill of South Charleston and James A. Gill of Nashville, TN; and a grandchild. Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home chapel in Ansted with the Rev. George Pauley officiating. Burial will be in High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill. on January 15, 1986.4

Family

Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton b. April 3, 1900, d. January 3, 1984
Marriage*He married Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, daughter of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on October 23, 1958 at Ansted, Fayette Co., West Virginia.1,7,3,4 

Citations

  1. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  2. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Gill-Hamrick marriage record.
  4. [S798] Register Herald, From the Alfred Chester Gill obituary in the Jan 15, 1986 edition.
  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. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."

Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick1,2,3,4

M, b. June 4, 1899, d. August 22, 1953
     Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick was buried at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.4 He was born on June 4, 1899 at Clay Co., West Virginia; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Jun 4, 1900.2,5,4 He married Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, daughter of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on September 1, 1918 at Adair, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,6,5,3 Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick died on August 22, 1953 at South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 54.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 73, District 29, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia7
1930Dwelling 65, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia8

Occupation

1920Railroad section worker7
1930Railroad car inspector8

Family

Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton b. April 3, 1900, d. January 3, 1984
Marriage*Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick married Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, daughter of Charles Abner Paxton and Bertha Cashiss "Birdie" Procious, on September 1, 1918 at Adair, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,6,5,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S117] John Thompson Family (Paxton descendant), online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thompson_family&id=I00218
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S4988] Casto Funeral Home, online http://www.castofuneralhome.com/, From the Leona June Kniseley obituary.
  4. [S4073] Cunningham Memorial Park, Kanawha Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Paxton marriage certificate.
  6. [S1331] Don Norman, "Descendants of Abner Jehu Paxton."
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kenneth Byrne Hamrick obituary in the Dec 18, 2003 edition.
  10. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Droddy marriage record.

Kenneth Byrne Hamrick1,2

M, b. July 16, 1919, d. December 12, 2003
FatherOna Byrne "Onie" Hamrick1,3,4 b. June 4, 1899, d. August 22, 1953
MotherDorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton1,3,4 b. April 3, 1900, d. January 3, 1984
     His Social Security Number was 718-14-8600.5 Kenneth Byrne Hamrick was buried at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1 He was born on July 16, 1919 at Adair, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,5 He married Evelyn Lasca Kelly on May 11, 1939 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,2,6 Kenneth Byrne Hamrick died on December 12, 2003 at St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 84.1,5 He Kenneth Byrne Hamrick, 84, of St. Albans died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at home after a short battle with Mesothelioma. He was born July 16, 1919, at Adair in Clay County, W.Va., to the late O. Byrne Hamrick and Dorothy Paxton. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Tina Norene; and brother, Stanford. He graduated from Clay High School where he played varsity basketball. Throughout his life, he continued to enjoy sports and bowled in various leagues in the Kanawha Valley. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. In the late 1930's he worked for Elk River Coal and Lumber Co. at the company store in Dundon, W.Va. He retired from Union Carbide Corporation, South Charleston Plant with 40 1/2 years of service after working as a production supervisor in the Polyethylene Unit and as a supervisor in the environmental control department. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Evelyn Lasca Kelly Hamrick; daughter and son-in-law, Sondra Lee and Larry Stephens of Buchanan Dam, Texas; son, Kenneth Wayne of St. Albans; sisters, June Kniseley of Roane County, W.Va., and Jeanette Pitsenbarger of Huron, Ohio; granddaughters, Kelly Blanscet of Cedar Park, Texas, and Randi Stephens of Bacliff, Texas; great-granddaughter, Kelsey Blanscet of Cedar Park, Texas; and great-grandson, Kristofer Blanscet of Cedar Park, Texas. Funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003, at Cunningham Memorial Park, Upper Mausoleum Chapel with Dr. Thom Chapman officiating. Entombment will follow after the funeral service. Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral service at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kanawha Hospice Care Inc., 1143 Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, WV 25064. You may email your condolences to the family at bartlettchapman@charterbn.com. Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, 409 Sixth Ave., St. Albans is in charge of arrangements.
on December 18, 2003.1

Census Records

1930Dwelling 65, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia3

Family

Evelyn Lasca Kelly b. April 18, 1921, d. December 27, 2009
Marriage*Kenneth Byrne Hamrick married Evelyn Lasca Kelly on May 11, 1939 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,2,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kenneth Byrne Hamrick obituary in the Dec 18, 2003 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Kelly marriage certificate.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S4988] Casto Funeral Home, online http://www.castofuneralhome.com/, From the Leona June Kniseley obituary.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Evelyn Lasca Hamrick obituary in the Dec 31, 2009 edition.
  7. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Tina Norene Hamrick death certificate.

Evelyn Lasca Kelly1,2

F, b. April 18, 1921, d. December 27, 2009
     Evelyn Lasca Kelly was buried at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on April 18, 1921 at Morgantown, Monongalia Co., West Virginia.3,2 As of May 11, 1939,her married name was Hamrick.4 She married Kenneth Byrne Hamrick, son of Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick and Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, on May 11, 1939 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,4,2 Evelyn Lasca Kelly died on December 27, 2009 at St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 88.3,2 She Evelyn Lasca Hamrick, a kind, gentle, gracious, and generous spirit, went home to the Lord on Sunday, December 27, 2009, at Belle's Assisted Living, St. Albans, after suffering from dementia for more than 10 years. Lasca was born in Morgantown on April 18, 1921, and was a daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson Kelly and Nora Belle Kaufman. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Kenneth; her daughter, Tina Norene; brothers, Oren, Kess, and Rox; and sisters, Inez, Audra, Neva, Getsell, Madrid, Oma and Swaneda. She is survived by her daughter, Sondra Lee Stephens and husband, Larry, of Buchanan Dam, Texas; son, Kenneth Wayne of St. Albans; granddaughters, Kelly Blanscet of Cedar Park, Texas, and Randi Stephens of Buchanan Dam, Texas; great-granddaughter, Kelsey Blanscet of Cedar Park, Texas; and great-grandson, Kristofer Blanscet of Cedar Park, Texas. With a strong work ethic and uncompromising principles, Lasca devoted her life caring for her family. She was an excellent cook and an expert seamstress. She had a gift for home decorating and a passion for plants, especially flowers. But, most of all, she enjoyed keeping her home. After rearing her children, Lasca took up bowling at Venture Lanes, St. Albans. She bowled routinely until the age of 76 in various leagues including the Venturette Ladies (team, Peppermint Patties) and the Kilowatt Mixed (team, Jokers). Lasca loved people and many were drawn by her kind demeanor. She was loved by her family and friends and will be dearly missed by all. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 2, at Cunningham Memorial Park Upper Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Amy Wallace Parker officiating. Entombment will follow in the memorial park. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Saturday at the mausoleum chapel. A very special thank you goes to Sherri Daily and her staff for the wonderful care and love she received at Belle's Assisted Living Home. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Belle's Assisted Living, 2619 Roosevelt Ave., St. Albans, WV 25177, or the Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter, 1111 Lee St. E., Charleston, WV 25301. on December 31, 2009.2

Family

Kenneth Byrne Hamrick b. July 16, 1919, d. December 12, 2003
Marriage*She married Kenneth Byrne Hamrick, son of Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick and Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, on May 11, 1939 at Valley Fork, Clay Co., West Virginia.1,4,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kenneth Byrne Hamrick obituary in the Dec 18, 2003 edition.
  2. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Evelyn Lasca Hamrick obituary in the Dec 31, 2009 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Kelly marriage certificate.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Tina Norene Hamrick death certificate.

Tina Norene Hamrick1,2,3

F, b. August 20, 1961, d. August 20, 1961
FatherKenneth Byrne Hamrick1,2,3 b. July 16, 1919, d. December 12, 2003
MotherEvelyn Lasca Kelly1,2,3 b. April 18, 1921, d. December 27, 2009
     Tina Norene Hamrick was buried at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2 She was born on August 20, 1961 at South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2 She died on August 20, 1961 at South Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kenneth Byrne Hamrick obituary in the Dec 18, 2003 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Tina Norene Hamrick death certificate.
  3. [S993] Charleston Daily Mail, From the Evelyn Lasca Hamrick obituary in the Dec 31, 2009 edition.

Stanford Sherman Hamrick1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. December 10, 1922, d. May 23, 2001
FatherOna Byrne "Onie" Hamrick1,7,4,8 b. June 4, 1899, d. August 22, 1953
MotherDorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton1,4,8 b. April 3, 1900, d. January 3, 1984
     Stanford Sherman Hamrick was buried at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.2,3 His Social Security Number was 706-09-4125.9 He was born on December 10, 1922 at Clay Co., West Virginia.2,9,4 He married Iris Leona Boggs on February 3, 1946 at Clay, Clay Co., West Virginia.5 Stanford Sherman Hamrick married Frances Marie Droddy on June 20, 1948 at Clendenin, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3,4 Stanford Sherman Hamrick died on May 23, 2001 at Kanawha Co., West Virginia, at age 78.2,3,9 He Stanford S. Hamrick, 78, of St. Albans, died Wednesday, May 23, 2001, in Thomas Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Stan served his country in the USMC during World War II, stationed in the South Pacific. Upon his return to West Virginia he married Frances Droddy of Roane County, and they settled in Saint Albans. He worked for Union Carbide, retiring in 1984. He was devoted to his family and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Preceded in death by his wife, Frances, he is survived by his son, Rodger Hamrick, and wife, Susan, of Charleston, and their children, Tania and Ashley; daughter, Sharon Gwin, and husband, John of Las Cruc, St. Albates, N.M., and their children, Jeremy, Charity and Sarah; brother, Kenneth Hamrick of St. Albans; sisters, June Kniseley of Reedy, W.Va., and Jeanette Pitsenbarger of Huron, Ohio. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2001, at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home Chapel, St. Albans. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
on May 25, 2001.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 65, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia7

Family 1

Iris Leona Boggs b. May 8, 1925
Marriage*Stanford Sherman Hamrick married Iris Leona Boggs on February 3, 1946 at Clay, Clay Co., West Virginia.5 

Family 2

Frances Marie Droddy b. July 31, 1925, d. November 9, 1996
Marriage*Stanford Sherman Hamrick married Frances Marie Droddy on June 20, 1948 at Clendenin, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3,4 
Children
  • Rodger Bruce Hamrick3
  • Sharon Lynn Hamrick3

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kenneth Byrne Hamrick obituary in the Dec 18, 2003 edition.
  2. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  3. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Stanford S. Hamrick obituary in the May 25, 2001 edition.
  4. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Droddy marriage record.
  5. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Boggs marriage record.
  6. [S4991] Patrick Hamrick, Sr. and Margaret Ingles, online http://www.gwingenealogy.net/GENEALOGY/SURNAMES/hamrickPatrickSr.htm
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S4988] Casto Funeral Home, online http://www.castofuneralhome.com/, From the Leona June Kniseley obituary.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Leona June Hamrick1,2,3

F, b. August 1, 1925, d. April 1, 2014
FatherOna Byrne "Onie" Hamrick1,2,3 b. June 4, 1899, d. August 22, 1953
MotherDorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton1,2,3 b. April 3, 1900, d. January 3, 1984
     Leona June Hamrick Leona June Kniseley, 88, of Point Pleasant, WV, formerly of Roane County, passed away April 1, 2014, in Pleasant Valley Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born August 1, 1925, in Adair, Clay County, a daughter of the late Ona Byrne and Dorothy (Paxton) Hamrick. Her husband, Clifton Donald Kniseley, and brothers, Kenneth Hamrick and Stanford Hamrick, also preceded her in death. She was a retired registered nurse, and served as the School Health Nurse in Roane County. Survivors include her sons, Donald Kniseley of Brunswick, ME, and Richard Kim Kniseley of Roanoke, VA; daughter, Teresa Kip (Warren) DeVault of Leon; sister, Jeanette Pitsenbarger of Huron, OH, grandchildren, Aaron Kniseley, Marshall Kniseley, Rachel DeVault and Kristin DeVault. Service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans, WV, with John Gunther officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Gay, WV.3 She was buried at Mount Zion Cemetery, Gay, Jackson Co., West Virginia.3 She was born on August 1, 1925 at Adair, Clay Co., West Virginia.4,3 As of September 7, 1947,her married name was Kniseley.5 She married Clifton Donald Kniseley on September 7, 1947 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3,6,5 Leona June Hamrick died on April 1, 2014 at Point Pleasant, Mason Co., West Virginia, at age 88.4,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 65, District 5, Henry, Clay Co., West Virginia2

Family

Clifton Donald Kniseley b. July 7, 1924, d. December 28, 2003
Marriage*Leona June Hamrick married Clifton Donald Kniseley on September 7, 1947 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.3,6,5 
Children
  • Donald Lee Kniseley3,6
  • Richard Kim Kniseley3,6
  • Teresa Kip Kniseley3,6

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Kenneth Byrne Hamrick obituary in the Dec 18, 2003 edition.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S4988] Casto Funeral Home, online http://www.castofuneralhome.com/, From the Leona June Kniseley 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 Kniseley-Hamrick marriage record.
  6. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Clifton Donald Kniseley obituary in the Jan 6, 2004 edition.

Clifton Donald Kniseley1,2,3

M, b. July 7, 1924, d. December 28, 2003
     Clifton Donald Kniseley was buried at Mount Zion Cemetery, Roane Co., West Virginia.2 His Social Security Number was 236-22-6827.4 He was born on July 7, 1924 at Braxton Co., West Virginia.4,2 He married Leona June Hamrick, daughter of Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick and Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, on September 7, 1947 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 Clifton Donald Kniseley died on December 28, 2003 at Reedy, Roane Co., West Virginia, at age 79.4,2 He REEDY - Clifton Donald Kniseley, 79, of Reedy, W.Va., died Dec. 28, 2003, of injuries sustained in an accident at his farm near Reedy. He was born July 7, 1924, in Braxton County, W.Va., a son of the late James and Audra Kelly Kniseley. He was a 1943 Stonewall Jackson High School graduate and served in the Army Air Force during World War II where he served in the China/India/Burma Theatre. After the war, he enjoyed varied employment during his life including working for Union Carbide, IBM, Compact Sweeper Sales and operating a trucking business while in Kanawha County. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Malden. After moving to Roane County, W.Va., he was a self-employed timberman, dealt in real estate, and served as a Roane County sheriffs deputy. He enjoyed piloting his own plane for many years and recently served as a volunteer co-conductor for the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad's Durbin Rocket Train in Durbin, W.Va. He was a member of the Malden Methodist Church in Kanawha County and attended several other churches. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, June Kniseley; two sons, Donald Lee Kniseley of Brunswick, Maine, and Richard Kim Kniseley and his wife, Connie, of Roanoke, Va; one daughter, Teresa Kip DeVault and her husband, Warren, of Leon, W.Va; two grandsons, Aaron Kniseley of Brunswick, and Marshall Kniseley of Roanoke; two granddaughters, Rachel and Kristin DeVault, both of Leon; and one sister, Mary Elwood of Hamson, Mich. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Eula Mae Callison. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer with the Rev. Charles Davis officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. The body will be cremated with burial at a later date in the Mount Zion Cemetery. The family suggests donations to the Reedy Volunteer Fire Department or the Spencer/Roane Volunteer Fire Department. on January 6, 2004.2

Family

Leona June Hamrick b. August 1, 1925, d. April 1, 2014
Marriage*He married Leona June Hamrick, daughter of Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick and Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, on September 7, 1947 at Charleston, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1,2,3 
Children
  • Donald Lee Kniseley1,2
  • Richard Kim Kniseley1,2
  • Teresa Kip Kniseley1,2

Citations

  1. [S4988] Casto Funeral Home, online http://www.castofuneralhome.com/, From the Leona June Kniseley obituary.
  2. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Clifton Donald Kniseley obituary in the Jan 6, 2004 edition.
  3. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Kniseley-Hamrick marriage record.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Frances Marie Droddy1,2

F, b. July 31, 1925, d. November 9, 1996
     Her Social Security Number was 233-36-7620.3 Frances Marie Droddy was buried at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.4,5 She was born on July 31, 1925 at Roane Co., West Virginia.3,2 As of June 20, 1948,her married name was Hamrick.2 She married Stanford Sherman Hamrick, son of Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick and Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, on June 20, 1948 at Clendenin, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1,2 Frances Marie Droddy died on November 9, 1996 at age 71.3

Family

Stanford Sherman Hamrick b. December 10, 1922, d. May 23, 2001
Marriage*She married Stanford Sherman Hamrick, son of Ona Byrne "Onie" Hamrick and Dorthea Bell "Dorothy" Paxton, on June 20, 1948 at Clendenin, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.1,2 
Children
  • Rodger Bruce Hamrick1
  • Sharon Lynn Hamrick1

Citations

  1. [S616] Charleston Gazette, From the Stanford S. Hamrick obituary in the May 25, 2001 edition.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Hamrick-Droddy marriage record.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S4073] Cunningham Memorial Park, Kanawha Co., WV, online http://www.findagrave.com
  5. [S4991] Patrick Hamrick, Sr. and Margaret Ingles, online http://www.gwingenealogy.net/GENEALOGY/SURNAMES/hamrickPatrickSr.htm