Bertie Hazel West

Female, #19441, (1 Dec 1910 - 15 Aug 1981)
Father*Arcadian Filmore West (17 Apr 1879 - 24 May 1964)
Mother*Idora Ray (14 Oct 1884 - 19 Jun 1978)
Birth*1 Dec 1910 Bertie was born at Jud, Haskell Co., Texas, on 1 Dec 1910.1 
Marriage*29 Dec 1928 She married Willie Polk Anderson at Rochester, Haskell Co., Texas, on 29 Dec 1928 at age 18.1 
Married Name29 Dec 1928  As of 29 Dec 1928, her married name was Anderson. 
Birth of Son17 Jul 1932 Her son Billy Don Anderson was born on 17 Jul 1932 at Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas.1 
Death of Father24 May 1964 Her father Arcadian Filmore West died on 24 May 1964 at Haskell Co., Texas
Death of Mother19 Jun 1978 Her mother Idora Ray died on 19 Jun 1978 at Haskell Co., Texas
Death*15 Aug 1981 She died at Brownfield, Terry Co., Texas, on 15 Aug 1981 at age 70.1 
Burial*17 Aug 1981 Her body was interred on 17 Aug 1981 at Brownfield City Cemetery, Brownfield, Terry Co., Texas.1 
Biography* Bertie's hands were malformed at birth but she never allowed her hands to be a handicap to her. There was nothing she was unable to do, except crochet. Bertie died of a massive coronary. In 1979, Bertie and Bill lived at 1006 E. Buckley, Brownfield, TX 79316. \Mrs. Nan Overton West The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines p. 91\. 

Family

Willie Polk Anderson (10 Oct 1908 - 14 Oct 1987)
Marriage*29 Dec 1928 She married Willie Polk Anderson at Rochester, Haskell Co., Texas, on 29 Dec 1928 at age 18.1 
Child
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Jan 2005

Citations

  1. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 91.

Willie Polk Anderson

Male, #19442, (10 Oct 1908 - 14 Oct 1987)
Birth*10 Oct 1908 Willie was born at O'Brien, Haskell Co., Texas, on 10 Oct 1908.1 
Employment* Willie's occupation: electrical shop. 
Marriage*29 Dec 1928 He married Bertie Hazel West at Rochester, Haskell Co., Texas, on 29 Dec 1928 at age 20.1 
Birth of Son17 Jul 1932 His son Billy Don Anderson was born on 17 Jul 1932 at Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas.1 
Death of Spouse15 Aug 1981 His wife Bertie Hazel West died on 15 Aug 1981 at Brownfield, Terry Co., Texas.1 
Death*14 Oct 1987 He died at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, on 14 Oct 1987 at age 79.1 
Burial* His body was interred at Brownfield City Cemetery, Brownfield, Terry Co., Texas.1 
Biography*  Willie Polk was known as "Bill." He started out as a farmer. In 1944 Bill and Bertie returned to Brownfield where they had lived in 1937 and he operated an electrical shop until his retirement. He died of cardio-vascular failure. \Mrs. Nan Overton West The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines p. 91\. 

Family

Bertie Hazel West (1 Dec 1910 - 15 Aug 1981)
Marriage*29 Dec 1928 He married Bertie Hazel West at Rochester, Haskell Co., Texas, on 29 Dec 1928 at age 20.1 
Child
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Citations

  1. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 91.

William Thomas West

Male, #19443, (14 Nov 1916 - 13 Feb 2000)
Father*Arcadian Filmore West (17 Apr 1879 - 24 May 1964)
Mother*Idora Ray (14 Oct 1884 - 19 Jun 1978)
Birth*14 Nov 1916 William was born at Jud, Haskell Co., Texas, on 14 Nov 1916.1 
Employment* William's occupation: printer. 
Marriage*14 Nov 1942 He married Nannie Margaret Overton at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, on 14 Nov 1942 at age 26.2 
Death of Father24 May 1964 His father Arcadian Filmore West died on 24 May 1964 at Haskell Co., Texas
Death of Mother19 Jun 1978 His mother Idora Ray died on 19 Jun 1978 at Haskell Co., Texas
Death*13 Feb 2000 He died at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, on 13 Feb 2000 at age 83.3 
Biography*  (an unknown value.) 

Family

Nannie Margaret Overton (15 Sep 1919 - )
Marriage*14 Nov 1942 He married Nannie Margaret Overton at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, on 14 Nov 1942 at age 26.2 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited16 Feb 2002

Citations

  1. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 93.
  2. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 273.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm

Nannie Margaret Overton

Female, #19444, (15 Sep 1919 - )
Birth*15 Sep 1919 Nannie was born at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, on 15 Sep 1919.1 
Marriage*14 Nov 1942 She married William Thomas West at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, on 14 Nov 1942 at age 23.2 
Married Name14 Nov 1942  As of 14 Nov 1942, her married name was West. 
Biography*  (an unknown value.) 
ResidenceDec 2011 Nannie resided at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, in Dec 2011.3 

Family

William Thomas West (14 Nov 1916 - 13 Feb 2000)
Children
Last Edited18 Dec 2011

Citations

  1. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 93.
  2. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 273.
  3. E-mail written Dec 2011 to Lew Griffin from Nan Overton West & Barbara West Smith, 1717B Norfolk Ave, Apt 2110, e-mail address & e-mail address.

Wanda Joyce West

Female, #19445
Father*Alpha Young West (24 Sep 1902 - 5 Aug 1993)
Mother*Eunice Juanita York (31 Dec 1909 - 18 Dec 2004)

Family 1

Richard Terrell Selmon
Children

Family 2

Patrick Harrison
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Richard Terrell Selmon

Male, #19446

Family

Wanda Joyce West
Children
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Patrick Harrison

Male, #19447

Family

Wanda Joyce West
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Norma Jean West

Female, #19448
Father*Alpha Young West (24 Sep 1902 - 5 Aug 1993)
Mother*Eunice Juanita York (31 Dec 1909 - 18 Dec 2004)

Family

Estel Gene Reimer
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Estel Gene Reimer

Male, #19449

Family

Norma Jean West
Children
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Zelma Yvetta Swinney1

Female, #19450, (3 Dec 1926 - 9 Sep 1993)
Father*Cecil Swinney (20 Jul 1907 - Aug 1972)
Mother*Ruby Marie West (12 Oct 1906 - )
Name Variation She was also known as Zelma Yvette Swinney. 
Nickname  Zelma Yvetta Swinney also went by the name of Scarlett Swinney.1 
Birth*3 Dec 1926 Zelma was born at Memphis, Hall Co., Texas, on 3 Dec 1926.2 
Marriage*20 Feb 1944 She married Robert Kenneth Halsey at Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas, on 20 Feb 1944 at age 17.2 
Married Name20 Feb 1944  As of 20 Feb 1944, her married name was Halsey. 
Divorce*1968 She and Robert Kenneth Halsey were divorced in 1968.2 
Marriage*13 Mar 1970 She married Edwin R. Rorvik on 13 Mar 1970 at age 43.2 
Married Name13 Mar 1970  As of 13 Mar 1970, her married name was Rorvik. 
Death of FatherAug 1972 Her father Cecil Swinney died in Aug 1972 at Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas
Residence*1991 Zelma resided at Othello, Adams Co., Washington, in 1991.2 
Death*9 Sep 1993 She died at Longview, Cowlitz Co., Washington, on 9 Sep 1993 at age 66.1,3 

Family 1

Robert Kenneth Halsey (20 May 1925 - Oct 2000)
Marriage*20 Feb 1944 She married Robert Kenneth Halsey at Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas, on 20 Feb 1944 at age 17.2 
Divorce*1968 She and Robert Kenneth Halsey were divorced in 1968.2 
Children

Family 2

Edwin R. Rorvik (1 Aug 1908 - 3 Mar 2001)
Marriage*13 Mar 1970 She married Edwin R. Rorvik on 13 Mar 1970 at age 43.2 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited20 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2009 - 2011 to Lew Grifffin from Terri Darlene Halsey, e-mail address.
  2. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 87.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm

Lowell Dean Swinney

Male, #19451
Father*Cecil Swinney (20 Jul 1907 - Aug 1972)
Mother*Ruby Marie West (12 Oct 1906 - )

Family

Emilie Knight
Child
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 2000

Emilie Knight

Female, #19452

Family

Lowell Dean Swinney
Child
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Robert Kenneth Halsey1

Male, #19453, (20 May 1925 - Oct 2000)
Nickname  Robert Kenneth Halsey also went by the name of Skip Halsey.1 
Birth*20 May 1925 Robert was born at Kellogg, Shoshone Co., Idaho, on 20 May 1925.2 
Marriage*20 Feb 1944 He married Zelma Yvetta Swinney at Wichita Falls, Wichita Co., Texas, on 20 Feb 1944 at age 18.2 
Divorce*1968 He and Zelma Yvetta Swinney were divorced in 1968.2 
Death*Oct 2000 He died at Salem, Marion Co., Oregon, in Oct 2000 at age 75.1 

Family

Zelma Yvetta Swinney (3 Dec 1926 - 9 Sep 1993)
Children
Last Edited20 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2009 - 2011 to Lew Grifffin from Terri Darlene Halsey, e-mail address.
  2. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 87.

Sue West

Female, #19454
Father*Claude W. West (19 Oct 1908 - 7 Sep 1982)
Mother*Fannie Marie Worley (9 Apr 1913 - )

Family 1

Gene Thompson
Children

Family 2

Jimmy Roy Reddell
Child
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Jimmy Roy Reddell

Male, #19455

Family

Sue West
Child
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Kathleen West

Female, #19456
Father*Claude W. West (19 Oct 1908 - 7 Sep 1982)
Mother*Fannie Marie Worley (9 Apr 1913 - )

Family

Jimmy Joe White
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Jimmy Joe White

Male, #19457
Father*S. J. White (s 1906 - )
Mother*Josie Ruth (?) (s 1908 - )

Family

Kathleen West
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Charles Robinson

Male, #19460, (circa 1898 - )
Birth*circa 1898 Charles was born at Tennessee circa 1898.1 
Marriage*circa 1915 He married Jettie Roberta Gray circa 1915. 
Birth of Son24 May 1916 His son Elton Robinson was born on 24 May 1916. 

Family

Jettie Roberta Gray (13 Mar 1900 - 25 Oct 1982)
Child
Last Edited26 Sep 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written Jul 2008 to Lew Griffin from Dana McCarthy, e-mail address.
    The 1930 census indicates that he was born in Tennessee, since that is where Elton's
    father was born.

Martha Nan West

Female, #19463
Father*William Thomas West (14 Nov 1916 - 13 Feb 2000)
Mother*Nannie Margaret Overton (15 Sep 1919 - )

Family

Lon Keith Griffith
Child
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Lon Keith Griffith

Male, #19464

Family

Martha Nan West
Child
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Barbara Overton West

Female, #19465
Father*William Thomas West (14 Nov 1916 - 13 Feb 2000)
Mother*Nannie Margaret Overton (15 Sep 1919 - )

Family

Jerry Foster Smith
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Jerry Foster Smith

Male, #19466
Father*Foster Alvin Smith (s 1919 - )
Mother*Marie Lucile Shelton

Family

Barbara Overton West
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

William Samuel West

Male, #19467
Father*William Thomas West (14 Nov 1916 - 13 Feb 2000)
Mother*Nannie Margaret Overton (15 Sep 1919 - )

Family

Diane Frances Miller
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited9 Jul 1999

Thomas Ray West

Male, #19468
Father*William Thomas West (14 Nov 1916 - 13 Feb 2000)
Mother*Nannie Margaret Overton (15 Sep 1919 - )

Family 1

Stacy Ann Glodt
Child

Family 2

Ruth Guertler Everett
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Sep 2000

Ralph Raymond Ray

Male, #19469, (14 Jan 1911 - 23 Nov 2005)
Father*Evans Lee Ray (17 Sep 1886 - 16 Aug 1975)
Mother*Mattie Caroline Lesley (24 Mar 1889 - 4 Aug 1979)
Birth*14 Jan 1911 Ralph was born at Rochester, Haskell Co., Texas, on 14 Jan 1911.1 
Employment* Ralph's occupation: farmer. 
Marriage*May 1931 He married Rose McElroy in May 1931 at age 20.1 
Death of Father16 Aug 1975 His father Evans Lee Ray died on 16 Aug 1975 at Knox City, Knox Co., Texas.2 
Residence*1979 Ralph resided at Temple, Bell Co., Texas, in 1979. 
Death of Mother4 Aug 1979 His mother Mattie Caroline Lesley died on 4 Aug 1979 at Knox City, Knox Co., Texas.2 
Death of Spouse4 Oct 1997 His wife Rose McElroy died on 4 Oct 1997 at Temple, Bell Co., Texas.3 
Death*23 Nov 2005 He died at Hale Center, Hale Co., Texas, on 23 Nov 2005 at age 94.3 
Obituary*say 24 Nov 2005 Graveside services for Ralph Ray, 94, of Hale Center will be 1 p.m. Saturday,Nov. 26, 2005, at Rochester Cemetery in Rochester, Texas under the direction of Freeman-Abell Funeral Home in Hale Center.

Mr. Ray died Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Covenant Hospital in Plainview.

He was born Jan. 14, 1911 in Haskell County to E.L. and Mattie Ray. He married Rose McElroy in Oklahoma. She died in 1997. He moved to Hale Center from Temple in 1997. He had previously lived in Abernathy. He was a member of Church of Christ in Hale Center and was a lifelong farmer until retiring in 1963.

He is survived by a son, Wayne Ray and his wife Nancy of Hale Center; a brother, Claude Ray of Hart; two grandchildren, Lisa Bartley and Roger Ray, both of Plainview; four step-grandchildren, Jeanna Barnes of Plainview, Jon Underwood of Odessa, Nicole Boring of Hallsville, and Paul Underwood of San Angelo; and 13 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his brother, Clyde Ray.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Area Community Hospice, 3109 Olton Rd. Ste. C, Plainview, TX 79072. 
Burial*say 26 Nov 2005 His body was interred say 26 Nov 2005 at Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, Haskell Co., Texas.4 

Family

Rose McElroy (22 May 1913 - 4 Oct 1997)
Marriage*May 1931 He married Rose McElroy in May 1931 at age 20.1 
Child
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited23 Jun 2014

Citations

  1. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 277.
  2. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 275.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  4. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 16537714.

Rose McElroy

Female, #19470, (22 May 1913 - 4 Oct 1997)
Birth*22 May 1913 Rose was born on 22 May 1913. 
Marriage*May 1931 She married Ralph Raymond Ray in May 1931.1 
Married NameMay 1931  As of May 1931, her married name was Ray. 
Death*4 Oct 1997 She died at Temple, Bell Co., Texas, on 4 Oct 1997 at age 84.2 
Burial*say 8 Oct 1997 Her body was interred say 8 Oct 1997 at Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, Haskell Co., Texas.3 

Family

Ralph Raymond Ray (14 Jan 1911 - 23 Nov 2005)
Child
Last Edited23 Jun 2014

Citations

  1. Nannie Margaret Overton, The Wests and The Rays and Allied Lines, Southern Families from the Colonies to Texas, 4207 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410: West Printing Company, 1991.
    p 277.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  3. Find a Grave (online database)
    http://www.findagrave.com
    Find A Grave Memorial# 41519079.