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Beulah Ruth Shafer

Female 1922 - 2011  (89 years)


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  • Name Beulah Ruth Shafer 
    Nickname Boots 
    Born 2 Feb 1922  West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Feb 2011  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • Beulah Ruth "Boots" Shaffer Hicks
      Birth: Feb. 2, 1922, USA
      Death: Feb. 22, 2011
      Charleston
      Kanawha County
      West Virginia, USA

      Beulah Ruth Boots Hicks, 89, died Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at Dunbar Care and Rehabilitation Center.
      She was a homemaker, but also had worked for and retired from the Holiday Inn Corporation.
      She was preceded in death by her husband, James P. Buddy Hicks; parents, W.S. Shaffer and Lucy Eden Shaffer; and several brothers and sisters. Surviving: sister, Faye Cantrell of Richwood; sisters-in-law, Frances Shaffer and Phyllis Hicks; and a host of nieces and nephews.
      Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 24, at Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston, with Stanley Shaffer officiating. Burial will be in Samuels Cemetery, Charleston.
      Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the mortuary.
      Family links:
      Parents:
      William Sheldon Shaffer (1889 - 1961)
      Spouse:
      James Perry Hicks (1922 - 1975)
      Burial:
      Samuels
      Kanawha County
      West Virginia, USA
      Created by: Melissa Edwards
      Record added: Apr 19, 2013
      Find A Grave Memorial# 108753609
    Person ID I104463  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 

    Father William Sheldon Shafer,   b. 4 Jul 1890, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1961, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Lucy E Shafer,   b. Jan 1897, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 10 Jun 1914  Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 


    • Marriage Record
      Date: 6/10/1914
      Place: Kanawha, WV
      W S Shaffer,23, wid, Roane Co, Kanawha Co
      Lucy Shaffer, 17, Kanawha Co, Kanawha Co

      1920 Charleston Ward 1, Kanawha, West Virginia
      Shaffer, W S 29
      Lucy 23
      Audra V 4
      Archie Carl 2

      1930 Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia all born WV WV WV
      Shaffer, William S 37 md age 23 fireman - axe factory
      Lucy E 33 md age 17
      Audrey V da 14
      Archie C son 12
      Violet F da 10
      Beulah E da 8
      Charles E son 6
      Forest C son 3 9/12

      1940 Charleston, Kanawha, WV
      all born WV, 1935: all lived same place
      Shafer, Lucy 43 m
      Beaulah da 18
      Barbara da 9
    Family ID F26626  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1922 - West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Cen.

    2. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

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