Delma G Deems

b. 26 August 1926, d. 21 July 2005

Father*Otta J Deems b. 8 Apr 1906, d. 10 Nov 1940
Mother*Opal Jane Hughes b. 7 Jun 1906, d. 23 Jul 2002
Delma G Deems|b. 26 Aug 1926\nd. 21 Jul 2005|p5234.htm|Otta J Deems|b. 8 Apr 1906\nd. 10 Nov 1940|p5213.htm|Opal Jane Hughes|b. 7 Jun 1906\nd. 23 Jul 2002|p5216.htm|Isaac S. Deems|b. 1872\nd. 30 Sep 1960|p5183.htm|Rachael S. Stalnaker|b. 10 May 1868\nd. 15 Sep 1953|p5187.htm|Oscar J. Hughes|b. ?\nd. ?|p5217.htm|Elizabeth (Lizzie) Roberts|b. ?\nd. ?|p5218.htm|

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Birth*Delma G Deems was born on 26 August 1926 at Calhoun County, WV.1 
(Living With Parents) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of her parents Otta J Deems and Opal Jane Hughes at Sheridan, Calhoun County, WV; Otta Deem 24 Oil Field Worker, Opal Deem 23, Delma Deem 3 7/12, Velma Deem 2 2/12.2
Marriage*Delma G Deems married Glen Dawson on 20 December 1946.1 
Residence*Delma G Deems lived on 23 July 2002 at Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.1 
Death*She died on 21 July 2005 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV, at age 78.1 
Obituary*Her obituary published on 23 July 2005 at Parkersburg News, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Delma G. Deems Dawson, 78, of Parkersburg passed away July 21, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 26, 1926, in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Otta J. Deems and Opal J. Deems Miller. On Dec. 20, 1946, she married Glen Dawson.
Delma worked at Rubber Fabricators in Grantsville for 11 years. She was an employee of the Calhoun County Bank, also of Grantsville, for 16 years and of The Huntington Bank of Parkersburg for 13 years. She was a life long member of Bryner Chapel United Methodist Church at Joker and taught Sunday school there for many years.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Glen Dawson; a sister, Velma Deems Dillard and husband, Warren; sisters-in-law, Edna Mason and husband, Myron, and Carolyn Elza and husband, James; a brother-in-law, John Dawson and wife, Mamie; 11 nieces and nephews, Stanley Dillard, Sherry Dillard Eugenio, Sandra Dawson Sullivan, Rick Dawson, Stephanie Mason McNeil, Diatra Mason Stewart, Brian Mason, Melissa Mason Sharrock, Jessica Elza Porter, Cara Elza Lyons and Peter Elza; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Interment will follow at the Bryner Chapel Cemetery of Joker. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.1 
Burial*She was buried on 24 July 2005 at Bryner Chapel Cemetery, Joker, Calhoun County, WV.1 


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Last Edited15 Oct 2009


  1. [S7] Obituary.
  2. [S132] 1930 Census Calhoun County WV Sheridan.