West Virginia Pioneers

Wanda Vada Casto

Female 1921 - 2013  (92 years)


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  • Name Wanda Vada Casto 
    Born 9 Mar 1921  Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Jun 2013  [1
    Buried Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Wanda Vada Casto Smith
      BIRTH 9 Mar 1921
      DEATH 7 Jun 2013 (aged 92)
      BURIAL
      Grandview Cemetery
      Red House, Putnam County, West Virginia, USA Add to Map
      MEMORIAL ID 112094308
      Wanda Vada Casto Smith, 92, of Grandview Ridge, went to her heavenly home on Friday, June 7, 2013. She was born March 9, 1921, the last of seven siblings to the late Sam and Dora Bailes Casto.

      Her favorite past-times were quilting, cooking for family on Sundays, and gardening. She was known for her homemade raisin pies and chicken n' dumplings that she was always eager to share at church functions. She was a retiree of Putnam County Schools with many years of service as a cook. She was a long-time member of the Grandview Baptist Church, and a member of the Buffalo Eastern Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 150.

      She was also preceded in death by
      her husband, Jasper Smith;
      two grandsons, Mike Smith and Danny Smith.

      Survivors include her
      sons, Paul (Alice Mae) Smith of Buffalo and David (Brenda) Smith of Red House;
      daughter, Connie (Gary) Deweese of Buffalo;
      grandchildren, Debbie (Johnny Ray) Casto, Alan (Peggy) Deweese, Chris (Lori) Deweese;
      great grandchildren, Shonna Randolph, Nicole (Ryan) Alt, Heather (Greg) Bowles, Ryan (Kristina) Grandbouche, Shawn (Amanda) Smith, and Bailey Deweese;
      5th generation great-great grandchildren, Evan Randolph, Noah Randolph, Brooklyn Alt, Alisha Grandbouche and Caroline Smith;
      a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and family.

      Funeral service at Raynes Funeral Home Eleanor Chapel with Pastor Woody Willard and Pastor Jake Eldridge officiating. Burial in Grandview Cemetery, Buffalo.
    Person ID I118236  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel R Casto,   b. 15 Aug 1878,   d. 23 Jul 1942  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Dora Bell Warner,   b. 1887, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971  (Age 84 years) 
    Married CA 1901 
    Notes 

    • 1910 Union, Putnam, WV 118-124 all WVWVWV
      Casto, Samuel 30 m1- 8y
      Dora 22 m1- 8y 4-4 children
      Golda da 7
      Ollie da 5
      Asbury son 3
      Lucy da 3/12

      1920 Union, Putnam, WV 118-120 all WVWVVW
      Casto, Samuel 49 [Walker Chapel]
      Dora 33 [Walker Chapel]
      Golda da 16 [Walker Chapel]
      Ollie da 14 [married C Null]
      Asberry son 12
      Lucy da 10 [married J Blake]
      Gay da 5
      Delbert son 4 5/12 [Walker Chapel]
      Farris da 1 9/12 [Walker Chapel]

      1930 Shady Spring, Raleigh, WV # 83-85
      Blake, James F 27 md age 21
      Lucy B 22 md age 18
      Dinile son 3 2/12
      Junior M son 1 5/12?
      Goldie sister 22
      Casto, Asbury bil 24

      Birth Record
      Name: Golden Casto
      Birth Date: 8/1/1901
      Birth Place: Bee, Putnam, West Virginia, United States
      Sex: Male
      Mother: Dora Casto
      Father: Samuel Casto
      [Is this birth record for Golda or did they have a son named Golden???]

      Birth Record
      Name: Casto
      Birth Date: 6/1/1911
      Birth Place: Paradise, Putnam, West Virginia, United States
      Sex: Female
      Mother: Dora Casto
      Father: Saml Casto

      http://www.wvcpaweb.org/cemeteryregister/Putnam/PutnamWalker_A-F.htm

      Walker Chapel Cemetery, Putnam Co, WV
      CASTO Denver Lee b 1924 d 1969 (WW II)
      CASTO Helen Christine b 1929 d 1973
      CASTO Sam (Father) b 1878 d 1942
      CASTO Dora (Mother) b 1887 d 1971

      CASTO Goldie (No dates)
      CASTO Delbert (No dates)
      CASTO Farris (No dates)
    Family ID F9533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jasper Newton Smith,   b. 9 Mar 1921, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2013  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1937  Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 16 Sept 1937 at Sam Casto Residence
      Place: Putnam, West Virginia, United States
      Jasper Newten Smith, 22; Jackson Co, WV; Buffalo, WV; Martin & Estella (Ice) Smith
      Wanda Vada Casto, 16; Putnam Co, WV; Buffalo, WV; Sam & Dora (Warner) Casto
    Family ID F30332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Mar 1921 - Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1937 - Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Putnam County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    2. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.