Martin L. Rodes1

M, #41924, b. 13 Jun 1915, d. 6 Dec 1990
Father*Ira Jay Rodes1 b. 30 Apr 1893, d. 2 Mar 1957
Mother*Lula McClung1 b. 14 Jan 1896, d. 6 Jan 1981
Birth*13 Jun 1915 Martin was born at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV, on 13 Jun 1915.2,1 
 He was the son of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 
Birth12 Jul 1915 Martin was born on 12 Jul 1915.3 
(Witness) Census28 Jan 1920 He appeared on the census of 28 Jan 1920 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1930 Martin L. Rodes appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1930 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Residence*1 Apr 1935 Martin L. Rodes resided at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV, on 1 Apr 1935.1 
Marriage* He married Mary (?)1 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: salesman in May 1940 at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV. Traveling salesman, wholesale groceries.1 
(informant) Death2 Mar 1957 Martin was informant for the death of Ira Jay Rodes at Rt 1, Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Mar 1957.4 
Residence2 Mar 1957 Martin L. Rodes resided at 1010 Wheeler Dr, Aiken, Aiken Co, SC, on 2 Mar 1957.5,6 
Death*6 Dec 1990 Martin died on 6 Dec 1990 at age 75. Last residence: Aiken, Aiken Co, SC.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
28 Jan 1920Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Martin L. Rodes and Earl D. Rodes1
19 Apr 1930Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Martin L. Rodes, Earl D. Rodes, Madora A. Rodes and Pete Rodes1

Partners and Children

Marriage* Martin L. Rodes married Mary (?)1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Ira Jay Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 3 March 1957.
  6. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, Ira Jay Rodes.

Earl D. Rodes1

M, #41925, b. 30 Oct 1919, d. 8 May 2006
Father*Ira Jay Rodes1 b. 30 Apr 1893, d. 2 Mar 1957
Mother*Lula McClung1 b. 14 Jan 1896, d. 6 Jan 1981
Birth*30 Oct 1919 Earl was born at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV, on 30 Oct 1919.2,1 
 He was the son of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 
(Witness) Census28 Jan 1920 Earl D. Rodes appeared on the census of 28 Jan 1920 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1930 Earl D. Rodes appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1930 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: truck driver in May 1940 at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV. Timber.1 
(Witness) Census1 May 1940 Earl D. Rodes appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Residence*2 Mar 1957 Earl D. Rodes resided at Rt 1, Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Mar 1957.3 
Death*8 May 2006 Earl died on 8 May 2006 at VA Hospital, Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 86.
OAK HILL — Earl “Ram” Rodes, 86, died Monday, May 8, 2006, at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Beckley.

Born Oct. 30, 1919, at Gatewood, he was the son of the late Ira and Lula McClung Rodes.

Mr. Rodes was the retired owner of Rodes Wrecking and also retired from Merchants and Miners National Bank in Oak Hill.

He was a World War II U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in the Pacific Theater.

Ram was a member of Oak Hill Lodge No. 120 AF and AM, Sewell Chapter No. 24, RAM, Mount Hope Commandery No. 22 K.T. and the Beni Kedem Temple AAONMS.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pearl Hall Rodes, and his second wife, Pat Wheeler Rodes.

Survivors include a son, Tom Rodes and wife, Judy, of Fayetteville; four stepsons, Tom Wheeler of Germany, David Wheeler and Steve Wheeler, both of Fayetteville, and John Wheeler of Lochgelly; two stepdaughters, Sandy Bias of Oak Hill and Tammy Brown of Lochgelly; a brother, Pete Rodes of Gatewood; two sisters, Madora Ballard of Gauley Bridge and Tasty Etchinson of Galion, Ohio; a granddaughter, Leigh Ann Wolfe and husband, Shawn, of Oak Hill; two great-grandchildren, Thomas Seth Wolfe and Shawna Wolfe of Oak Hill; and nine stepgrandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with the Rev. David White officiating. Burial will follow in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, with military graveside rites by VFW Post No. 3110 of Oak Hill.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Robert Begley, Tim Richardson, Tom Stafford, Rick Pannell Jr., Shawn Wolfe and James Fox and Jerry Turley as honorary pallbearer.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.4,5 
Burial*11 May 2006 His body was interred on 11 May 2006 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at High Lawn Memorial Park.4 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
28 Jan 1920Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Martin L. Rodes and Earl D. Rodes1
19 Apr 1930Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Martin L. Rodes, Earl D. Rodes, Madora A. Rodes and Pete Rodes1
1 May 1940Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Earl D. Rodes, Madora A. Rodes and Pete Rodes1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Ira Jay Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 3 March 1957.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Earl 'Ram' Rodes, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Wednesday, 10 May 2013, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x519062981/…, accessed August 2013.
  5. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.

Madora A. Rodes1

F, #41926, b. 15 Oct 1921
Father*Ira Jay Rodes1 b. 30 Apr 1893, d. 2 Mar 1957
Mother*Lula McClung1 b. 14 Jan 1896, d. 6 Jan 1981
Birth*15 Oct 1921 Madora was born at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV, on 15 Oct 1921.2,1,3 
 She was the daughter of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1930 Madora A. Rodes appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1930 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Employment*May 1940 Occupation: waitress in May 1940 at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV. Restaurant.1 
(Witness) Census1 May 1940 Madora A. Rodes appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*23 Apr 1942 She married James Otis Ballard at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Apr 1942. James Otis Ballard, age 29, single, b. Glen Ferris, res. Mt Hope, par. J.V. & Lottie, painter; Madora Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Mt Hope, par. Ira & Lula; md by Clarence Figgatt at Mt Hope.3 
Residence2 Mar 1957 Madora A. Rodes resided at Gauley Bridge, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Mar 1957.4 
Residence8 May 2006 She resided at Gauley Bridge, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 May 2006.5 
Residence*3 Jun 2013 She resided at Hershey, Dauphin Co, PA, on 3 Jun 2013.6 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1930Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Martin L. Rodes, Earl D. Rodes, Madora A. Rodes and Pete Rodes1
1 May 1940Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Earl D. Rodes, Madora A. Rodes and Pete Rodes1

Partners and Children

Marriage*23 Apr 1942 She married James Otis Ballard at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Apr 1942. James Otis Ballard, age 29, single, b. Glen Ferris, res. Mt Hope, par. J.V. & Lottie, painter; Madora Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Mt Hope, par. Ira & Lula; md by Clarence Figgatt at Mt Hope.3 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Ira Jay Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 3 March 1957.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Earl 'Ram' Rodes, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Wednesday, 10 May 2013, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x519062981/…, accessed August 2013.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Pete Rodes, Dodd-Payne Funeral Home, online at http://dodd.tributes.com/our_obituaries/Pete-Rodes-95933734, accessed August 2013.

Pete Rodes1

M, #41927, b. 29 Mar 1924, d. 3 Jun 2013
Father*Ira Jay Rodes1 b. 30 Apr 1893, d. 2 Mar 1957
Mother*Lula McClung1 b. 14 Jan 1896, d. 6 Jan 1981
Birth*29 Mar 1924 Pete was born at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV, on 29 Mar 1924.2,3,1 
 He was the son of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1930 Pete Rodes appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1930 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census1 May 1940 Pete Rodes appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 in the household of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*18 Jun 1949 He married Joann Jones at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1949. Pete Rodes, age 25, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville Rt 1, par. Ira & Lula, merchant; Jo Ann Jones, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville, par. Carl & n/a; md by B.L. Jones at Beckley.4 
Residence2 Mar 1957 Pete Rodes resided at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, on 2 Mar 1957.5 
Residence*8 May 2006 He resided at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV, on 8 May 2006.6 
Death*3 Jun 2013 Pete died on 3 Jun 2013 at Pleasant Valley Hosp, Point Pleasant, Mason Co, WV, at age 89.
FAYETTEVILLE – Pete Rodes, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013 at Pleasant Valley Hospital at Point Pleasant. Born on March 29, 1924 at Gatewood, he was the son of the late Ira Jay and Lula McClung Rodes.
Pete was a lifelong member of Gatewood Baptist Church where he served as Deacon and Sunday school teacher. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. Pete and his late wife, Joann, owned and operated grocery stores in Fayette County. He belonged to Gideons International.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joann Jones Rodes on January 27, 1996; and brothers, Martin Rodes, Earl Rodes, and Bill Rodes.
Left to cherish his memory include his sons, Larry (Liz) Rodes and Jim (Leslie) Rodes, all of Huntington; daughters, Mary (Gary) Higgs of Harrisonburg, VA and Jeanne (Wayne) Sayre of Point Pleasant; grandchildren, Megan (Brett) Doeffinger, Nathan Sayre, Johanna (Adam) Stiltner, David Rodes, and Christina Rodes; great-granddaughter, Gwen Stiltner; and sisters, Madora Ballard of Hershey, PA and Jo Ella Etchison of Galion, Ohio.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Friday, June 7, 2013 at Gatewood Baptist Church with Pastor Harry Fuller officiating. Burial will follow with military honors by American Legion Post 149 at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 PM Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 West Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV 25840.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Gideons International, PO Box 429, Oak Hill, WV 25901.
For those wishing to express their condolences to the Rodes family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com.
Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
19 Apr 1930Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Martin L. Rodes, Earl D. Rodes, Madora A. Rodes and Pete Rodes1
1 May 1940Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVIra Jay Rodes, Lula McClung, Earl D. Rodes, Madora A. Rodes and Pete Rodes1

Partners and Children

Marriage*18 Jun 1949 He married Joann Jones at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1949. Pete Rodes, age 25, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville Rt 1, par. Ira & Lula, merchant; Jo Ann Jones, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville, par. Carl & n/a; md by B.L. Jones at Beckley.4 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Pete Rodes, Dodd-Payne Funeral Home, online at http://dodd.tributes.com/our_obituaries/Pete-Rodes-95933734, accessed August 2013.
  4. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  5. [S237] Obituary, Ira Jay Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 3 March 1957.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Earl 'Ram' Rodes, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Wednesday, 10 May 2013, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x519062981/…, accessed August 2013.

Bill Rodes1,2

M, #41928
Father*Ira Jay Rodes1 b. 30 Apr 1893, d. 2 Mar 1957
Mother*Lula McClung1 b. 14 Jan 1896, d. 6 Jan 1981
 Bill Rodes is the son of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Ira Jay Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald & Register, Sunday, 3 March 1957.

Joann Jones1

F, #41930
Marriage*18 Jun 1949 She married Pete Rodes at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1949. Pete Rodes, age 25, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville Rt 1, par. Ira & Lula, merchant; Jo Ann Jones, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville, par. Carl & n/a; md by B.L. Jones at Beckley.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*18 Jun 1949 She married Pete Rodes at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1949. Pete Rodes, age 25, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville Rt 1, par. Ira & Lula, merchant; Jo Ann Jones, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Fayetteville, par. Carl & n/a; md by B.L. Jones at Beckley.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

James Otis Ballard1

M, #41931, b. circa 1913
Birth*circa 1913 James Otis Ballard was born circa 1913 at Glen Ferris, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage*23 Apr 1942 He married Madora A. Rodes at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Apr 1942. James Otis Ballard, age 29, single, b. Glen Ferris, res. Mt Hope, par. J.V. & Lottie, painter; Madora Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Mt Hope, par. Ira & Lula; md by Clarence Figgatt at Mt Hope.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*23 Apr 1942 He married Madora A. Rodes at Mt Hope, Fayette Co, WV, on 23 Apr 1942. James Otis Ballard, age 29, single, b. Glen Ferris, res. Mt Hope, par. J.V. & Lottie, painter; Madora Rhodes, age 21, single, b. Gatewood, res. Mt Hope, par. Ira & Lula; md by Clarence Figgatt at Mt Hope.1 

Citations

  1. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.

Mary (?)1

F, #41932
Marriage* Mary (?) married Martin L. Rodes, son of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage* Mary (?) married Martin L. Rodes, son of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

John Martin Rodes1

M, #41933
Father*Martin L. Rodes1 b. 13 Jun 1915, d. 6 Dec 1990
Mother*Mary (?)1
 John Martin Rodes is the son of Martin L. Rodes and Mary (?)1 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.

(?) Etchison1

M, #41934
Marriage* (?) Etchison married Jo Ella Rodes, daughter of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage* (?) Etchison married Jo Ella Rodes, daughter of Ira Jay Rodes and Lula McClung.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Pete Rodes, Dodd-Payne Funeral Home, online at http://dodd.tributes.com/our_obituaries/Pete-Rodes-95933734, accessed August 2013.

Eric M. Haas1

M, #41935
Marriage*5 Mar 1977 Eric M. Haas married Anita Susan Bibb, daughter of Howard S. Bibb and Jo Ella Rodes, on 5 Mar 1977 at Richland Co, OH.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage*5 Mar 1977 Eric M. Haas married Anita Susan Bibb, daughter of Howard S. Bibb and Jo Ella Rodes, on 5 Mar 1977 at Richland Co, OH.1 

Citations

  1. [S230] Marriages, Civil Records Ancestry.com. Ohio Marriage Index, 1970, 1972-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.

Hazel M. Rodes1

F, #41936, b. 3 May 1913, d. 4 Apr 2006
Father*Homer Martin Rodes1 b. 17 Sep 1886, d. 18 Jun 1968
Mother*Nona McClung1 b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 3 Nov 1975
Birth*3 May 1913 Hazel was born at WV on 3 May 1913.2,1 
 She was the daughter of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung.1 
(Witness) Census28 Jan 1920 Hazel M. Rodes appeared on the census of 28 Jan 1920 in the household of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung at Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1930 Hazel M. Rodes appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1930 in the household of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage* Hazel M. Rodes married Clifford Hall.3 
Residence*18 Jun 1968 Hazel M. Rodes resided at Eau Gallie, Brevard Co, FL, on 18 Jun 1968.3 
Residence3 Nov 1975 She resided at Satellite Beach, Brevard Co, FL, on 3 Nov 1975.4 
Death*4 Apr 2006 Hazel died on 4 Apr 2006 at Melbourne, Brevard Co, FL, at age 92.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
28 Jan 1920Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVHomer Martin Rodes, Nona McClung, Hazel M. Rodes, Florence Ann Rodes, Ethel Louise Rodes and Mary L. "Mollie" Moses1
19 Apr 1930Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVHomer Martin Rodes, Nona McClung, Hazel M. Rodes, Florence Ann Rodes and Ethel Louise Rodes1

Partners and Children

Marriage* Hazel M. Rodes married Clifford Hall.3 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Homer Martin Rodes, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Wednesday, 19 June 1968.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Nona McClung Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 4 November 1975.

Florence Ann Rodes1,2

F, #41937, b. 10 Oct 1914, d. 11 Aug 1992
Father*Homer Martin Rodes1 b. 17 Sep 1886, d. 18 Jun 1968
Mother*Nona McClung1 b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 3 Nov 1975
Birth*10 Oct 1914 Florence was born at WV on 10 Oct 1914.3,1 
 She was the daughter of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung.1 
(Witness) Census28 Jan 1920 Florence Ann Rodes appeared on the census of 28 Jan 1920 in the household of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung at Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1930 Florence Ann Rodes appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1930 in the household of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Residence*18 Jun 1968 Florence Ann Rodes resided at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1968.2 
Residence3 Nov 1975 She resided at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, on 3 Nov 1975.4 
Death*11 Aug 1992 Florence died on 11 Aug 1992 at Beckley, Raleigh Co, WV, at age 77.3 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
28 Jan 1920Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVHomer Martin Rodes, Nona McClung, Hazel M. Rodes, Florence Ann Rodes, Ethel Louise Rodes and Mary L. "Mollie" Moses1
19 Apr 1930Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVHomer Martin Rodes, Nona McClung, Hazel M. Rodes, Florence Ann Rodes and Ethel Louise Rodes1

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Homer Martin Rodes, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Wednesday, 19 June 1968.
  3. [S1] Social Security Administration., Social Security Death Index (Online at www.ancestry.com),.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Nona McClung Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 4 November 1975.

Ethel Louise Rodes1,2

F, #41938, b. 19 Jun 1916, d. 14 Feb 2018
Father*Homer Martin Rodes1 b. 17 Sep 1886, d. 18 Jun 1968
Mother*Nona McClung1 b. 28 Aug 1892, d. 3 Nov 1975
Birth*19 Jun 1916 Ethel was born at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV, on 19 Jun 1916.2,1 
 She was the daughter of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung.1 
(Witness) Census28 Jan 1920 Ethel Louise Rodes appeared on the census of 28 Jan 1920 in the household of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung at Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census19 Apr 1930 Ethel Louise Rodes appeared on the census of 19 Apr 1930 in the household of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Employment*Apr 1940 Occupation: salesman in Apr 1940 at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV. General store.1 
(Witness) Census16 Apr 1940 Ethel Louise Rodes appeared on the census of 16 Apr 1940 in the household of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung at Gatewood, Fayette Co, WV.1 
Marriage* Ethel Louise Rodes married Joe G. Shafer.3 
Residence*18 Jun 1968 Ethel Louise Rodes resided at Falls View, Fayette Co, WV, on 18 Jun 1968.3 
Residence3 Nov 1975 She resided at Falls View, Fayette Co, WV, on 3 Nov 1975.4 
Death*14 Feb 2018 Ethel died on 14 Feb 2018 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 101.
Ethel Louise Rodes Shafer, 101, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Born on June 19, 1916 at Gatewood, she was the daughter of the late Homer Martin and Nona McClung Rodes. Mrs. Shafer was a graduate of Fayetteville High School and Laird Memorial Hospital School of Nursing (RN) with over 40 years working in the emergency room, clinic, and recovery room. She was in the United States Cadet Corps from 1943-1945, a member of the American Red Cross Nursing Service since 1952, Laird Memorial Hospital Nurses Alumni since 1945, member of Gauley Bridge Baptist Church, and former member of Gatewood Baptist Church. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe G. Shafer; sisters, Hazel Hall and Florence Rodes. Survivors include her daughter, Robin Shafer Musick (Mark) of Charleston; granddaughter, Amy Musick Hughes (Mark) of Charleston; great-grandson, Garrett Hughes of Charleston; step-daughter, Leah Phillips (Al Watzek) of The Villages, FL; grandson, Scott Phillips (Jennifer) of Manakin Sabot, VA and sons, Jonathan, Austin, and Spencer; granddaughter, Stephanie Franckewitz (Paul Arel) of Cincinnati, Ohio and her sons, Eben and Asa; nieces, Janice Thornton of Melbourne, FL and Delores Schabowski (Jim) of Hebron, IN; and special friends and staff at Edgewood Summit. Funeral services will be 11 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Monty Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends from 10 am – 11 am on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Curtis Price Way, Charleston, WV 25311 or phone 304-926-2200. For those wishing to express condolences to the Shafer family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.2 
Burial*17 Feb 2018 Her body was interred on 17 Feb 2018 at Fayetteville, Fayette Co, WV, at Huse Memorial Park.2 

Census Record Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
28 Jan 1920Gatewood Pct, Fayetteville Dist, Fayette Co, WVHomer Martin Rodes, Nona McClung, Hazel M. Rodes, Florence Ann Rodes, Ethel Louise Rodes and Mary L. "Mollie" Moses1
19 Apr 1930Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVHomer Martin Rodes, Nona McClung, Hazel M. Rodes, Florence Ann Rodes and Ethel Louise Rodes1
16 Apr 1940Gatewood, Fayette Co, WVHomer Martin Rodes, Nona McClung and Ethel Louise Rodes1

Partners and Children

Marriage* She married Joe G. Shafer.3 

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Ethel Louise Rodes Shafer, Fayetteville (WV) Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, oniline at https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/fayetteville-wv/…, accessed August 2018.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Homer Martin Rodes, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Wednesday, 19 June 1968.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Nona McClung Rodes, Beckley (WV) Post-Herald, Tuesday, 4 November 1975.

Clifford Hall1

M, #41939
Marriage* Clifford Hall married Hazel M. Rodes, daughter of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage* Clifford Hall married Hazel M. Rodes, daughter of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Homer Martin Rodes, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Wednesday, 19 June 1968.

Joe G. Shafer1

M, #41940
Marriage* Joe G. Shafer married Ethel Louise Rodes, daughter of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung.2 

Partners and Children

Marriage* Joe G. Shafer married Ethel Louise Rodes, daughter of Homer Martin Rodes and Nona McClung.2 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Ethel Louise Rodes Shafer, Fayetteville (WV) Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, oniline at https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/fayetteville-wv/…, accessed August 2018.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Homer Martin Rodes, Beckley (WV) Raleigh Register, Wednesday, 19 June 1968.