Dollie Mae Deem

b. 23 August 1924, d. 7 March 2004

Father*George Washington Deem b. 1 Nov 1884, d. Jan 1973
Mother*Verna Jenkins b. 22 Apr 1897, d. 20 Dec 1945
Dollie Mae Deem|b. 23 Aug 1924\nd. 7 Mar 2004|p6176.htm|George Washington Deem|b. 1 Nov 1884\nd. Jan 1973|p5063.htm|Verna Jenkins|b. 22 Apr 1897\nd. 20 Dec 1945|p5066.htm|Isaac M. A. Deem|b. 24 Jun 1857\nd. unknown|p1115.htm|Virginia T. Easton|b. c 1867\nd. ?|p5059.htm|Benjamin F. Jenkins|b. Aug 1862\nd. unknown|p3688.htm|Martha J. Nutter|b. unknown\nd. unknown|p3689.htm|

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Marriage*Dollie Mae Deem married Orval P Echard in ? 
Birth*Dollie Mae Deem was born on 23 August 1924 at Ritchie County, WV. 
(Living With Parents) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of her parents George Washington Deem and Verna Jenkins at McFarlan Creek, McFarlan, Ritchie County, WV; George W Deem 45 Farmer, Vernie Deem 33, Mary B Deem 12, Henry B Deem 9, Blanchie D Deem 7, Dallie M Deem 5, Madge M Deem 8/12, Merie P Deem 8/12.1
Marriage*Dollie Mae Deem married Russell Marvin Swisher on 13 March 1941 at Harrisville, Ritchie County, WV; Rev H V Layhew.2
Death*Dollie Mae Deem died on 7 March 2004 at Harrisville, Ritchie County, WV, at age 79.3 
Obituary*Her obituary published on 9 March 2004 at Parkersburg News, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; HARRISVILLE - Dollie Mae Echard, 79, of Harrisville died March 7, 2004, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 23, 1924, in Ritchie County, a daughter of the late George and Verna Jenkins Deem.
Dollie is survived by four sons, Larry Echard and wife, Betty, of Newark, N.Y., Denver Echard and wife, Beulah, of Parkersburg, Terry Echard of Harrisville and Randy Echard and wife, Shirley, of Macfarlan; one daughter, Shirley Ayers and husband, Jon, of Harrisville; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Bell Lemon of Barberton, Ohio, and Marie Morris of Parkersburg; and three brothers, Eugene Deem of Albuquerque, N.M., Ed Deem of San Diego, Calif., and Raymond Deem of Lakeland, Fla.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Orval P. Echard; two infant children; two sisters, Blanche Turner and Madge Pinnex; and two brothers, Donald Deem and Benton Deem.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, with the Revs. Clyde Border and George Mackey officiating. Burial will be in the Nutter Cemetery, Macfarlan. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.3 
Burial*She was buried on 10 March 2004 at Nutter Cemetery, McFarlan, Ritchie County, WV.3 

Family 1

Orval P Echard b. ?, d. ?

Family 2

Burkie Robert Echard b. 12 August 1911, d. 2 November 1988

Family 3

Russell Marvin Swisher b. circa 1917, d. ?

Last Edited18 Oct 2010


  1. [S210] 1930 Census Ritchie County WV Murphy District.
  2. [S58] Ritchie County WV Marriage Record.
  3. [S7] Obituary.