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Willie George Mims & Mary Ann Tilghman Mims
(one set of my maternal great grandparents)

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Willie George Mims was born in 1900 in Mississippi.  He died on December 22, 1963.  He is buried at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in West Helena, Arkansas.  He, first, married Mary Ann Tilghman, daughter of James Beauregard Tilghman and Lillie Florence Musselwhite.  She was born on March 22 1897 in Mississippi  and died on July 15, 1940 at the Helena Hospital in Helena, Arkansas.  She is buried at Taylor Cemetery in Poplar Grove, Arkansas.

Willie George Mims and Mary Ann Tilghman had the following children:
1. Lillie Mattie Mims, my grandmother, previously discussed in  
    the Mitchell Family section.

2.  Cora Lorraine Mims was born on December 30, 1920 and died
     on October 30, 1997.  She is buried at Oddfellows Cemetery in
     West Helena, Arkansas.  She married Lee Otis Brewer, who was born on October 1, 1909 and died in Des Arc, Arkansas on October 31, 1984.  He is, also, buried at Oddfellows.  They had the following children:
A.  James Odell (Otis) Brewer was born on November 12, 1939 and died on July 5, 2006. He married  
     a lady named Teddy and they had 3 children:  Theresa, Monica, and Rhonda.
B.  Charles Lee Brewer was born in 1943 and died in 1957.  He is buried at Oddfellows Cemetery in
     West Helena, Arkansas.
C.  Audrey Brewer married a man by the name of Cole and had 3 children: Lee, Vickie, and Marty.
D.  Melvin Delano Brewer was born on September 19.  He married Ruth Tyler and they had the
     following children:
     1.  Melvin Eugene Brewer was born on September 1.  He married Anna Shay Downs, who was
          born on August 7.  They are 2 sons: Lance Aaron Brewer and Jonathan Brewer.
     2.  Tina Annette Brewer, first, married Cisto Dominguez and they had one son: Jeremy David
          Dominguez on February 27.  She, then, married Ken Baily Orman, born on June 5, and they
          have one daughter:  Bailey Mckenna Orman was born on January 21.
L.O. Brewer had 2 children from a previous marriage:  Willis and Alton Brewer.

3.  Willie George Mims, Jr.  was born on February 15, 1922 in Mississippi and died on March 17, 1978  
     in Avenal, California.  He married Anna Lee, who died in 1994 inb Klamas Falls, OR.  They had the
     following children:
     A.  Mary C Mims, who married Sam Pacheco and they have several children including:  Elisia Pacheco
          Ekwell, who was born on July 19, and Sam and Nathan Pacheco.
     B.  Willie George Mims, III
     C.  William Gene Mims was born on December 23, 1954 in Memphis, TN and died on November 7,
          2007 in Helena, AR.  He married Teresa James and they had 2 sons:
          1.  Chad Everett Mims was born on October 23.
          2.  Jeremy William mims was born on November 13.
     D.  Ricky Matthew Mims was born on October 25, 1964 and died on August 23, 2009 in Avenal, CA.
     E.  Sarah Mims married Victor Conejo and they had the following children:
          1.  Georgeanna Mims was born on November 20.  She married Hugo Barrera and they have 
               three children:
               a.  Jordan Barrera was born in 1998.
               b.  Giovana Barrera was born in 2001.
               c.  Emily Barrera was born in 2006.
          2.  Sonya Annette Campo Conejo was born on August 17.  She has 5 children:
               a.  Saranna Conejo was born on April 27.
               b.  Unique Conejo was born on March 24.
               c.  Sonya Zamora was born on February 4.
               d.  Carlos Conejo
               e.  Ricky Conejo
          3.  Jessica Domonic Campo Conejo was born on February 8 and has 3 children:
               a.  Jaime Leon
               b.  Joshua Conejo was born in 2008.
               c.  Jake Conejo was born in 2010.
          4.  Victor Campos Conejo was born on April 14.  He has 2 children:
               a.  Sarah Conejo was born on February 17.
               b.  Victor Conejo was born on February 27.

4.  Rebecca Mims was born in 1926 and died as a child.

5.  Robert Horace Mims was born on December 2, 1927 and died on September 1, 1989.  He is buried
     at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in West Helena, AR.  He, First married, Ethel and they had 2 children:
     A.  Cathy Mims, who has 2 children:
          1.  Michelle was born on November 9.  She has a son named Dougals Alan-Wade Mallard.
          2.  Stephanie has 2 children: Emily and Shelby.
     B.  Robert Horace Mims, Jr. married Vickie, who was born on March 23.  They have 3 children:
          1.  Robert Horace Mims, III was born on February 15 and has 2 kids: Chance and Cassidie.
          2.  Brandi Mims was born on June 5 and has 2 daughters:  Emilee and Brittnee Severson.
          3.  Tiffany Mims was born on August 19 and married Geoff Whitney.  They have 2 sons:
               Corey and Andrew Whitney.
    Robert, next, married Helen Ruth Guenther, daughter of George August C Guenther and Nevada
    'Vada' Harrison.  She was born on March 14, 1927 in Georgia and died on January 18, 2000 in
    Helena, AR.  She is buried along side Robert Horace Mims at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in West
    Helena, AR.  They had the following children:
    A.  Marilyn Mims was born on August 3 and married Phillip McClurg, who was born on 
         August 31.  They have no children.
    B.  Myrtle Ruth Mims was born on November 16.  She, first, married Phillip Martinez and they had
         2 daughters:
         1.  Crystal Marie Martinez was born on October 9, 1981 and died on January 26, 2002.  She
              is buried at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in West Helena, AR.
         2.  Erica Candace Martinez was born on September 10 and has 2 daughters:
              a.  Anastasia Marie Cagle was born on August 28.
              b.  Alicia London Cagle was born on June 26.
        Myrtle is currently married  to Charles Copeland.
    Helen Ruth Guenther had several children from a previous marriage:
    A.  Charles Hartley was born on April 27, 1947 and died on September 14, 2009.
    B.  Donald Hartley
    C.  Rosemary Hartley
    D.  Helen Hartley

6.  Maude Ellen Mims was born on June 19, 1929 and died on July 22, 1987.  She married William Don
     Simmons on May 25,1953.  He was born on January 21, 1929 and died on November 22, 1992 in
     Starkville, MS.  They had 2 children:
     A.  William Don Simmons, Jr. was born on October 5.
     B.  Patricia Ann Simmons was born on November 7 and married Eddie Futrell.  They have 2
          children:
          1. Lauren Elizabeth Futrell, who married Joe Dunaway.
          2. Jonathan Simmons Futrell

7.  Samuel Luther Mims was born on February 3, 1932 and died on July 16, 1996.  He is buried at 
     Central Cemetery in Lexa, Arkansas.  He married Evy Josphine Goodson, who was born on
     December 21, 1939 and died April 4, 1976 in Hood River, Oregon.  They had the following
     children:
     A.  Shirley Ann Mims, who married Adan Gonazlez.  They have 5 children:
          1.  Rebecca Ann Hawkins was born on November 13 and has 2 children:
               a.  Lydia Ann Dillingham was born on August 22.
               b.  Brenden Wayne Dillingham was born on February 2.
          2.  Francisco L Gonzalaz was born on March 2 and has a child named Alyssa Marie.
          3.  Ernesto David Gonzalez was born on August 28 and has a child named Maranda Elaine.
          4.  Erica Lynn Gonzalez was born on August 1 and has the following children:
               a.  Ethan James Gonzalez was born on January 20.
               b.  Lilly Ann Gonzalez was born on December 21.
               c.  Dakota David Gonzalez was born on June 10.
          5.  Khristopher James Gonzalez was born on October 12.
     B.  Linda Mims was born on April 20 and married Lee Elwood.  They have 2 children:
          1.  Shawn Elwood was born on September 29 and has 4 children:
               a.  Nathan Elwood was born on October 2.
               b.  Gavin Elwood was born on February 27.
               c.  Jocie Elwood was born on May 23.
               d.  Brecken Elwood was born on October 26.
          2.  Sara Elwood was born on December 22.
     C.  Virginia Mims was born on March 27 and has the following children:
          1.  Joshua Ray Sendejas was born on August 19.
          2.  David James Sendejas was born on November 13.
          3.  Chance Michael Sendejas was born on August 16.
          4.  Cherish Rene Sandejas was born on August 5.
          5.  Daniel Lee Sendejas was born on August 19.
          6.  Gabrielle Laniegh Sendejas was born on September 10.
     D.  Samuel Luther Mims, Jr. was born on February 3.  He and Pamela Jean Bianchi had the
          following child:
          1.  Brandi Janett Mims, who married Dennis Thompson.  They have 2 children:
               a.  Pamela Jade Thompson
               b.  Daniel Xavier Thompson
     E.  William Paul Mims was born on September 15.  He and Margaret have 3 children:
          1.  William Paul Mims, Jr.
          2.  Samuel Mims was born on September 8.
          3.  Amanda Joann Mims was born on November 24.
     F.  James Richard Mims died in June of 2006.  He and Dora had 2 children:
          1.  April L Mims was born on April 3.
          2.  James Nicholas Mims was born on November 9.

8.  Nan L. Payne was born on July 24, 1933  and died on December 4, 2004 in Vermilion, Ohio.  She
     first married Charles Childs, who was born in Elaine, AR in 1921.  They had 2 children:
    A.  Nan Marie Childs was born on October 3 and married Raymond Lee Davis.  They have 3
         children:
         1.  Raymond Lee Davis, Jr. was born on January 7, 1967.  He married Linda Sue Toome.
              They have the following children:
              a.  Amanda Raye Davis was born on May 1 and has one child named Holden Hammonds, 
                  who was born on September 18.
              b.  Haylee Marie Davis was born on December 12 and has one child named Spencer Reid
                   Childers , who was born on April 5.
              c.  Caitlyn Nicole (Weatherly) Davis was born on November 24.
        2.  Belinda Gayle Davis was born on July 2 and married Richard Allen Sullivan.  They have
             three children:
             a.  Dustin Wade Sullivan was born on January 24.  He married Anna Marie Mounce on 
                 October 1, 2005.
             b.  Chad Wesley Sullivan was born on July 18.
             c.  Kayley Leann Sullivan was born on December 3.
        3.  Waylon Everett Davis was born on December 3 and married Vivian Villareal, who was born
             on October 9.  They have 3 children:
             a.  Kordell Everett Davis was born and died on January 26 1998.
             b.  Ethan Royal Davis was born on November 25.
             c.  Emily Madison Yvonne Davis and born on January 23.
   B.  Myrtle Lena Childs was born on December 11.  She was the following children: 
        1.  Billy Nelson married Pamela and had 2 children:
             a.  Mike Nelson was born on April 12.
             b.  Jocelyn Nelson was born on December 6.
        2.  Dennis Dale Nelson was born on March 14, married Angela and had 2 children:
             a.  Ashley Nelson was born on August 11.
             b.  Alyssa Nelson
             Dennis, then married Candace, who was born on August 24, and had 1 child:
             a.  Cole Nelson
        3.  James Houtching married Amanda Jo Branch, who was born on December 3.  They had
             three children:
            a.  Kylie Maddison Houtching
            b.  Charlotte Marie Houtching
            c.  Jackie Joann Houtching
        4.  Amy Haverner was born on July 27.  She married Kevin McGlothlin, who was born on
            March 9.  They have one son:  Clayton McGlothlin
        5.  Melissa Lenora Jane Haverner was born on February 4.  She married a Wagner, and
            they have one son:  Evan Dean Wagner.
        Myrtle Lena is currently married to James Malcom Russell, who was born on August 6.  He has
        a daughter from a previous marriage:  Jaime Cortes
   Nan, then, married Joe Lawhorne, and they had 1 child:
   A.  Mary Ann Lawhorne was born on March 15 and had 2 children:
        1.  Crystal D Scharp was born on May 22.  She married Nathan Bath on July 13, 2002.  He
             was born on November 8.  They have 3 children:
             a.  Michael Tyler Bath was born on January 14.
             b.  Ashton Bath was born on February 22.
             c.  Ayden Bath was born on December 1.
        2.  Brian Keith Scharp was born on September 2.
  Nan, then married George Hensley and they had 1 daughter:
  A.  Sandra Georgina Hensley was born on June 6 and she married Anthony John Rosa.
       They have 3 children:
       1.  Anthony John Rosa, Jr.
       2.  Brittany Rosa
       3.  Christopher Rosa
  Nan, lastly, married Jim Payne and they had 1 daughter:
  A.  Peggy Payne was born on September 15.  She married Todd Newsome and they have
       three children:
       1.  Cody Newsome was born on November 19.
       2.  Sarah Newsome was born on September 16.
       3.  Heather Newsome was born on April 4.

9.  Harry Joseph Mims was born on April 30, 1935 and died on April 30, 1999.  He is buried at
     Sunset Memorial Cemetery in West Helena, AR.  Harry married Martha Sterling. They had
     two children:
    A.  Donnie Mims, who had 2 children:
         1.  Melissa Mims
         2.  Jason Mims, who had 2 children:
              a.  Taylor Mims was born on May 4.
              b.  Zach Mims
    B.  Lisa Mims was born on August 6 in Avenal, California.  She, first, married Anthony Dan Bray.
         They have one daughter:
         1.  Priscilla Bray was born on September 23.  She married James Messick on August 4, 1995.
              They have 2 children:
              a.  Rebecca Messick
              b.  Joshua Messick
        Lisa, then, married John Scott.  They have three children:
        1.  Joseph Scott was born on February 14.  He has 2 children:
             a.  Tyler Scott
             b.  Olivia Scott
        2.  Heather Scott was born on Aug 31 and has one daughter:
             a.  Alissa Tyler
        3.  Johnny Scott was born on July 17 and has one son:
             a.  Lucas Scott

10.  Everett Mims was a child of Willie George and Mary that died in infancy.

After the death of Mary Ann, Willie George Mims married Myrtle Lenora Carson Davis, my grandfather Luther Floyd Mitchell's half sister.


             



         

George Washington Mims and Mattie Dora Jones
(my great greatgrand parents)

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George Washinton Mims was born on January 20, 1876 in Alabama.  He was the son of William Mims and Rebecca Connell.
He died in 1942 in Greenwood, Mississippi.  He is buried in Valley Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.  He married Mattie Dora Jones on December 29, 1898.  Mattie Dora was born on May 19, 1882, and died on December 18, 1907.  She is also buried at Valley Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.
George Washington Mims and Mattie Dora Jones had the following children:

1.  Willie George Mims, my great grandfather, who is listed above.

2.  Lloyd Luther Mims was born on October 24, 1904 and died on May 31,1973.  He married Jimmie  
     Dee Taylor, who was born on October 19, 1906 and died on November 27, 1992. 
     They had the following children:
    A.  Troye Mims, a twin, was born on March 23, 1927.
    B.  Loye Luther Mims was born on March 23, 1927 and died in February of 1981.
    C.  Gerald Crawford Mims was born on March 21, 1933 and died on April 21, 2001 in Vicksburg, MS.
         He married Betty Nosser.  They had the following children:
        1.  Gerald Crawford Mims, Jr., who  died on May 16, 2004.  He and Karen had the following
             children:
            a.  Gerald Crawford Mims, III
            b.  Judd Mims
            c.  Claire Mims
            d.  Paige Mims
            e.  Jessica Mims
        2.  Peter Mims
        3.  Johnny Mims
        4.  Paul Mims
        5.  Renee Mims
   D.  J. W. Mims was born on January 28, 1936 and died on February 18, 2007 in Greenwood, MS.
        He married Betty Henley on December 12, 1957 in Brandon, MS.  She was born on June 26, 1932.
        They had the following children:
        1.  Jeff Mims
        2.  Keith Mims
        3.  Lucinda Jean mims was born and died on February 8, 1960.
  E.  Marvin Taylor Mims was born in about 1945.

3.  Robert Anderson Mims was born on April 10, 1906 and died on March 10, 1983.  He married Ethel 
     Duggins, who was born on November 18, 1910 and died on July 29, 1995.  They are buried at Valley
     Hill Methodist Church Cemetery.  They had the following children:
     A.  Robert A Mims was born on July 9, 1927 and died on October 25, 1985 in Byhalia, MS.
     B.  Charles Edward Mims was born on April 21, 1936.
     C.  Doug Mims
     D.  Barbara Ann Mims
     E.  Kenneth Mims

4.  Sallie Mims was born on November 8, 1907 and died in September of 1908.

George Washington and Mary Elizabeth Clark Mims

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After the death of Mattie Dora, George Washington Mims, next, married Mary Elizabeth Clark.  Mary was born on November 2, 1880 and died in 1953.  She is buried along side George Washington mims in the Valley Hill Methodist Church Cemetery in Greenwood, Mississippi.
George Washington Mims and Mary Elizabeth Clark had the following children:

1.  Rena Mims was born on January 18, 1910 and died on
     October 21 1981 in Greewood, MS.  She married Lyman 
     Lackey, son of Homerand Ecilla Lackey.  He was born on
     October 15, 1895 in Russellville, IL and died in October of
     1972.  Lyman and Rena had the following children:
     A.  Gordon Lackey
     B.  Lyman Lackey

2.  Mary Ellen Mims was born on April 19, 1911 and died in 
     December of 1986 in Greenwood, MS.  She married
     Lee Duggins, son of L.A. and Sue Anna Duggins.  He was
     born on March 18, 1907 and died on April 30, 2003 in 
     Greenwood, MS.
    Mary Ellen and Lee Duggins had the following children:
    A.  Charlotte Duggins
    B.  Bessie Duggins
    C.  Harold Duggins was born on January 4, 1938 and died on April 18, 2008 in Greenwood MS.
    D.  Lomie Duggins

3.  Ruth Mims was born on January 31, 1913 and died on March 21, 1982 in Greenwood, MS.  She
     married Guy Jones on February 4, 1929.  He was born on APril 21, 1911 and died on August
     20, 1999.  They had the following children:
    A.  Guy Jones
    B.  Russell Jones
    C.  Nita Jones
    D.  Ann Jones
    E.  Rebecca Jones

4.  Minnie Lee Mims was born on April 16 1915 and died on January 31, 2002 in Burlington,
     North Carolina.  She married Homer Corn and they had the following children:
    A.  Laura Corn
    B.  Mary Ann Corn
    c.  Homer Corn

5.  George W Mims was born in about 1917 in Mississippi.  He married a lady named Margaret and
     they had 2 children:
    A.  Barbara Mims
    B.  George Wayne Mims

6.  James A Mims was born on December 21 1918 and died on November 3, 2000 in Greenwood, MS.
     He married Ruth Edna Hamilton on April 15, 1939.  She was born on March 4, 1920 and died on 
     November 17, 1999.  They had 2 children:
    A.  James A Mims was married Peggy on May 6, 1967.  She was born on October 7, 1949 and
         died on November 3, 2004.  They had the following children:
        1.  James A Mims
        2.  Shannon Mims
        3.  John F Mims
        4.  Peggy Jo Mims was born on September 11.  She married Jaime Tanksley.  They have 2
             children:
            a.  Alex Tanksley
            b.  Maggie Jo Tanksley was born on June 1.
        5.  Loralee Mims was born on January 30.  She married Lee Fletcher and they have the
            following children:
            a.  Preston Fletcher
            b.  Cole Fletcher
        6.  Kenneth Robert Mims
    After the death of Peggy, James married Debby Finley.  She was born in 1960 and died on
    January 22, 2011.

    B.  Betty Mims

7.  Myrtis Mims was born on December 18, 1920 and died on December 31, 1999 in Winona, MS.
     She married Sam Garrard, son of Levi and Alma Garrard.  He was born on September 16, 1915.
     They had the following children:
     A.  Anita Garrard
     B.  Patricia Garrard
     C.  Sam Garrard
     D.  Gennie Garrard
     E.  Gary Garrard

8.  John William Mims was born on October 16, 1922.  He died on July 30, 2005 in Dayton, Ohio.  
     He married Mildred Howard and they had a daughter:  Nancye Mims.

9.  Alfred Mims was born on August 18, 1924 and died on April 6, 1988.  He married Ruby Jones on
     October 12, 1941.  She was born on January 7, 1925 and died on February 12, 2004.
    They had the following children:
    A.  Martha Mims
    B.  Nancy Mims
    C.  George Alfred Mims.

Mary Elizabeth Clark had two children from her first marriage:
    1.  Lillian McDonald, who married Sam Harrison.  They had the following children:
         A.  Roy Harrison
         B.  Loye Harrison
    2.  Laura McDonald was born about 1906.  She married Dent Goss.  They had the
         following children:
         A.  Allon Goss was born in about 1926.  Allon Goss had the following children:
              1.  Kevin Goss
              2.  Keith Goss
         B.  Margie Goss