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1. Floyd Douglas Russell

Goldwyn Beeker Smith 1 2 3

  • Born: 15 Jun 1923, Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA 1 4
  • Marriage (1): Floyd Douglas Russell
  • Died: 7 Nov 2018, Salisbury Township, Rowan, NC, USA at age 95 3
  • Buried: 10 Nov 2018, Albemarle: Fairview Memorial Park, Stanly, NC, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LYYN-Y2S.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA. 5 The 1930 census recorded owning a $3500 home on Main Street: T. I. Smith, furniture salesman, 32, living with wife Pearl, 24; and daughters Kathryn, 8; Goldwyn, 6; and Mary L., 1 year 10 months when the census was recorded on 10 Apr 1930. When they were married, T. I. was 23 and Pearl 15 years old. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Census in 1940 in North Albemarle Township, Stanly, NC, USA. 6 The 1940 census recorded Lanie Russell, painter in factory, 52, living with wife Zora, 47; son Floyd, boarder in textile factory, 20; and daughter-in-law Goldwyn, 16. Everyone was born in North Carolina.

3. Residence: 1233 E. Cannon Ave., Albemarle, NC on 25 May 1975 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA. 7

4. Residence: on 1 Oct 1997 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA. 4

5. Residence: on 10 Jun 2009 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA. 2

6. Obituary: Stanly News & Press: obituary of Goldwyn Smith Russell on 7 Nov 2018 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA. 3 Goldwyn Smith Russell, 95, of Salisbury, NC, passed away Wednesday November 7, 2018 at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, Salisbury, NC.
Her graveside service will be 11 am Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Fairview Memorial Park with Rev. Brantley Moore officiating.
Goldwyn was born June 16, 1923 in Stanly County, NC and was the daughter of the late Thomas Irvin Smith and Pearl Bell Beeker Smith.
Mrs. Russell was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. She was a former volunteer at the Lutheran Home and Stanly Memorial Hospital Pink Lady.
Goldwyn attended the Rose Garden at Forrest Oaks where she was an avid gardener.
Mrs. Russell was preceded in death by her husband Floyd Douglas Russell on May 25, 1975.
She is survived by two sons James William Russell of Gastonia, NC and Douglas Bryan Russell (Stephanie) of Oak Island, NC; two daughters Sandy Russell Swaringen (Don) of Richfield, NC and Susie Russell Griffin of Albemarle, NC; sister Merrie Lou Smith Shelley of Baltimore, MD; fifteen grandchildren; twenty one great-grandchildren and twelve great-great- grandchildren. Goldwyn was also preceded in death by two grandchildren Donnie B. Swaringen and Judy L. Swaringen, son in law Hoyle C. Griffin and a sister Katherine Smith Hatley.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Russell Family.

Goldwyn married Floyd Douglas Russell. (Floyd Douglas Russell was born on 22 Aug 1919 in , Stanly, NC, USA,7 died on 25 May 1975 in Albemarle, Stanly, NC, USA 3 7 and was buried on 27 May 1975 in Albemarle: Fairview Memorial Park, Stanly, NC, USA 7.)


1 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VC9K-5VQ Goldwyn Becher Smith, 1923 citing vol. 10, p. 39, Stanly, North Carolina.

2 Sun Journal (New Bern, NC), 11 Jun 2009, obituary of Katherine S. Hadley.

3 "Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)," https://www.thesnaponline.com/2018/11/07/goldwyn-smith-russell/ 7 Nov 2018, obituary of Goldwyn Smith Russell.

4 FamilySearch.org, United States Public Records, 1970-2009, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KYGL-8ZR Goldwyn S Russell, b. 15 Jun 1923 Residence, Albemarle, North Carolina in 2008.

5 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X37W-2ZZ T I Smith, Albemarle, Stanly, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 20, sheet 12B, line 51, family 237.

6 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWQW-RCH Goldwyn Russell in household of Lanie Russell, North Albemarle Township, Stanly, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 84-20, sheet 18B, line 52, family 339.

7 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Death Certificates, 1909-1976 (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Certificate 19117, Floyd Douglas Russell, father Lonnie F. Russell, mother Zora Honeycutt, spouse Goldwyn Beeker Smith Russell.

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