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Charles M. Sword

Charles M. Sword, 88, of Mt. Vernon died 9:31 p.m. Dec. 19, 1999, at 
St. Mary’s/Good Samaritan, Mt. Vernon. Mr. Sword was a barber at the 
Main Street Barber Shop for 32 years and was the owner of the shop for 
several years. 

He was born March 6, 1911, in Russell County, Va., to E. Harrison and 
Minnie (Poston) Sword. He married Mary Olive Norris on Dec. 21, 1945, in West 
Frankfort; she survives. 

Services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home, with the Rev. 
Robert F. Freytag officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. 
Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 141 of 
Mt. Vernon. Friends may call after 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Robert C. Sword and wife 
Jeannean of Mt. Vernon; a daughter, Sharon Lea Warmack and husband J.D. of 
Alexandria, Va.; two grandchildren, Dustin Sword of Mt. Vernon and Gabe Warmack 
of Denver, Colo.; two sisters, Thelma Bandy of Peach Bottom, Pa., and Ethel Helton 
of Honaker, Va.; two brothers, Coi Sword and wife Ruth of Cedar Bluff, Va., and 
Clinton Sword of Old Fort, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews. 

Mr. Sword attended the First Presbyterian Church. He was the oldest of 13 children 
in his family. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a lifetime member of the 
AMVETS Post No. 4 of Mt. Vernon, and member of American Legion Post 141 of 
Mt. Vernon. He was also a member of VFW Post 1376 of Mt. Vernon, a life member 
of the Mt. Vernon Moose Lodge, and a member of the Barbers local union for 
many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers, and one sister. 

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church and will be accepted at the 
funeral home. 

Submitted by: Misty Flannigan

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