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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Colie G. HATCH (71) & Reverend Oliver DAMERON

163. Fay DAMERON. Born on 18 Jan 1905. At the age of 69, Fay died on 23 Jun 1974. Buried in Jun 1974 in Farmville Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Fay married Alvin Gecovie BREWER. Born on 6 Oct 1903. At the age of 89, Alvin Gecovie died on 1 Nov 1992. Buried in Nov 1992 in Farmville Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Covie".

They had the following children:
257 i. Ray Lavoin (1934-)
258 ii. Oliver (1931-)
259 iii. Lawton Gecovie (1927-1995)

164. Dorsey Ray DAMERON. Born on 21 Jan 1908 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, Dorsey Ray died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 6 Apr 1999. Buried in Apr 1999 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Dorsey Ray Dameron, 91, passed away on April 6, 1999, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon, of a massive stroke. A memorial service was held at Independent Missionary Baptist Church on Lexington Street in Huntingdon at 3 p.m. on April 8, with Pastor Lynn Stapleton officiating. His three grandsons and the Deacons of Independent acted as pallbearers. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery near Yuma. Dorsey was born to Oliver "Ollie" Dameron and Colie Hatch DAMERON on January 21, 1908, in Wildersville, Henderson County. He was married to Liddie Hedge and they had one son, Charles Ray Dameron. His parents, Liddie, and Charles preceded him in death. He was married to Opal Robinson Kirksey, on June 23, 1967, and they were living at 218 Spring Street in Huntingdon at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Opal; two grandsons, Steven Ray and David Ray Dameron of Huntingdon; a stepdaughter, Sara Ann Ridings, and a step-grandson, Mark Ridings, both of Nashville; a daughter-in-law, Jennie Dameron Forrest; a brother, Onnie Dameron of Yuma; and host of relatives and friends. Dorsey was a Deacon and a respected member of Independent Missionary Baptist Church, a former member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, and a Sunday School teacher for many years. He was a carpenter by trade and a member of the Carroll County School Board for 23 years.

Dorsey Ray first married Liddie HEDGE, daughter of Ulis Gray HEDGE (1881-1929) & Maggie Maud QUILLEN (1885-1950). Born on 24 Oct 1914 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 50, Liddie died on 14 Jan 1965. Buried in Jan 1965 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
260 i. Charles Ray

On 23 Jun 1967 when Dorsey Ray was 59, he second married Opal ROBINSON.

165. Onnie DAMERON. Born in Nov 1911.

about 1929 when Onnie was 17, he married Velma CODY, daughter of Sidney L. CODY (1875-1921) & Liddie Estel PENIX (1883-1940). Born on 7 Mar 1910. At the age of 85, Velma died on 17 May 1995. Buried in May 1995 in Farmville Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
261 i. Virginia Mae ( 1930-)

166. Myrtle DAMERON. Born on 5 Jun 1914.

On 24 Jan 1928 when Myrtle was 13, she married Esco HEDGE, son of Ulis Gray HEDGE (1881-1929) & Maggie Maud QUILLEN (1885-1950).

They had the following children:
i. Infant. Born on 17 Jul 1932.

ii. Infant. Born on 1 Mar 1934.

iii. Infant. Born on 15 Jul 1935.

iv. Infant.

v. Dwight. Resided in Dyersburg, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Dwight married Susan SHARPE.


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