Floyd County Obits-O
 

OAKLEY,  Peggy J., Age 65, of Sidney, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Monday, September 1, 1997, at her residence. Born November 21, 1921 at Hellier, d/o Lonnie Cook Bowling and the late Ory L. Bowling. w/o  Weldon W. Oakley; one daughter, Kathryn R. Swallow of Arlington, Virginia; three brothers, Chester Bowling of Indianapolis, Indiana, Robert E. Bowling of Stone Mountain. Georgia, and Harold Bowling of Vandallia, Ohio; and three sisters, Veda Thornsberry of Lewisburg, Ohio, and Pina B. Click and Patricia Tackett, both of Martin. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

O'BRIEN, Lackie Steele  Obit  Photo  (HFH)

O'BRIEN, Vlarie Tackett ,Age 72, of Richmond, formerly of Floyd County, died , October 27, 1997, at her residence in Richmond. Born April 6, '1925 in Floyd County, d/o Jim and Lillie Mae Newsome Tackett. Survivors include her husband, Joseph Francis O'Brien; one son, Melvin Holt Jr. of Foyil, Oklahoma; two daughters, Lillie Mae Browning of Richmond and Prett Marie Hayes of Reeds Springs, Missouri; five brothers, Cbarlie Tackett and Grant Tackeu, both of Stanford, Harold Tackett of Pataskala, Ohio, Jim Tackett of Danville and John Tackett of Columbus, Ohio; . Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel

O'BRYAN, James Edward, 50. Prestonsburg, d. April 30, 1999, in Martin. b. June 20, 1948, McDowell, s/o Katherine Wright Newman, Martin, and the late Fred O'Bryan. A member of the Church Of God in Michigan, two sons: James Edward II, and Johnathan, one daugh: Tanya siblings: Bobby, Brenda, and Cathy bur: Davidson Mem Gardens, Ivel

O'BRYAN Jesse J. Age 73, of Martin, d, September 12, 1997, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington from injuries he received in a motorcycle accident near Martin. He was born September 16, 1923, in Glo s/o  Fred O'Bryan and Ruth McPeek O'Bryan. He had served two terms in the Navy during World War II  Surviving  sisters, Thelma Osborne  and Elsie Reynolds

O'BRYAN, Loraine  Age 54, of Cookeville, TN, formerly of Floyd County, died September 27, 1997. Born Octobers 26, 1942 in Floyd Co., daughter of the late Willard L. and Lucy Martin Lykens. She was preceded in death by husband, FredO'Bryan Jr. Survivors include one son, Jeff Blackmon; three daughters, Vicki Jennings, Leda Housewright, Teresa O'Bryan. Burial is in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel, Ky.  (FCT'S)

O'CONNORS, Joyce Wells Age 65, of Marysville, Ohio, died Monday, March 27, 2000, at Memorial Hospital of Union County, Marysville. She was retired after 30 years as a control tester for AT&T in Columbus, Ohio. She attended Marysville Freewill Baptist Church, and was a member of Delaware, Ohio, Eagles Lodge Auxiliary. She was born January 24, 1935, in Paintsville, the daughter of the late Eugene and Alma Welles Wells. She is survived by one daughter, Nikki O'Connors; two sons, Brian Theresa O'Connors of Sunbury, Chris O'Connors of Marysville; three sisters, Gwen Alexander of Prestonsburg, Evelyn "Susie" Wells of Lexington, Elaine Andrusia of Charlotte, North Carolina; a brother, Ralph Wells of Prestonsburg-, and seven grandchildren.  Burial  in the Sunset Cemetery, in Galloway, Ohio

OAKLEY, Peggy J.   Age 65, of Sidney, Ohio, formerly of Pike County, died Monday, September 1, 1997, at her residence. Born November 21, 1921 at Hellier, she was the daughter of · Lonnie Cook Bowling of Martin and the late Ory L. Bowling. She was a retired school teacher. She taught six years in Kentucky and 25 years in the Faidawn School District in Ohio. She was a graduate of Alice Lloyd College and Morehead State University. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Weldon W. Oakley; one daughter, Kathryn R. Swallow of Arlington, Virginia; three brothers, Chester Bowling of Indianapolis, Indiana, Robert E. Bowling of Stone Mountain. Georgia, and Harold Bowling of Vandallia, Ohio; and three sisters, Veda Thornsberry of Lewisburg, Ohio, and Pina B. Click and Patricia Tackett, both of Martin. Funeral services will be Thursday, September 4, at 10 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, with the clergyman Gary Allen officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel  (FCT'S)

OLAH, Joan  Age, 49, of Akron, Ohio, formerly of Drift, died Monday, February 5, 2001. She was a member of the Victory Chapel. She is survived by her husband, James Olah.
She was the daughter of the late Curtis Carroll and Mollie Arnold. Other survivors include one son, Johnny Martin of Pikeville; four sisters, Shirley Parsons, Pearlie Jackson, Ruby Wells and Rosetta Hale; two grandchildren, four stepchildren and five step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, February 9, 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Pastor Robert Webb officiating. Burial will be in the Drift Cemetery. (FCT'S)

OLIN, Walter John  Age 80, died November 3, 2005, at his home in Charlottesville, Virginia, following a battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by one daughter, from his first marriage, Virginia Margaret Olin; his father, Vallintine Peter Olin; his mother, Nora K. Snelling Olin; and one sister, Alice Olin Brenner. He was retired from the Navy, after 30 years of service. He is survived by his wife, of 40 years, Margaret McCary Olin; his two sisters: Margaret Olin Christenson of Otis, Oregon, and Helen Olin Devour of Florence, Oregon. He is also survived by four children from his first marriage: Walter John Olin Jr., of Louisville, Rosalyn Olin Frost of Somerset, Robin Olin Branham of Prestonsburg, and Bruce William Olin of Crestwood; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held at Meadows Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, on November 6, 2005. Burial will be December 16, 2005, at 11 a.m., in Arlington National Cemetery, in Washington, D.C.  (FCT'S)

ONEY, Lillie Campbell Age 91, of Garrett, d. October 2, 1997, at her residence. Born August 29, 1906 in Mousie, d/o John and Liza Wicker Campbell. She was a member of the Bald Branch Old, Regular Baptist Church. w/o, Herbert Oney. Survivors include one son, Harold Dwight Oney ; one daughter, Gwen Francis t; two sisters, Alpha Sturgill , Rosie Oney ; . Burial will be in the Turner Campbell Cemetery at Mousie.

ONEY, Rosa Campbell Age 86, of Grethel, d. May 1, 1999, in Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. She was born December 13, 1912, in Mousie, d/o Copper John Campbell and Eliza Wicker Campbell. She was a member of the Ball Branch Regular Baptist Church at Mousie, .w/o, Reece Oney. Survivors include five sons, Billy Ray Oney of Sumter, South Carolina, Donald Doyle Oney of Auburn, Washington, Jerry Trenton Oney of Manassas, Virginia, James Elmo Oney of Louisville, Larry Edward Oney of Shepherdsville; two daughters, Ethel Beth Doyle of Westerville, Ohio, RitaAnn Greiser of Hendersonville, North Carolina; one sister, Alpha Sturgill of Larkslane, . Burial was in the Turner Campbell Cemetery at Mousie

Bruce Ray Orsborn    Photo  Age 52, of Ivel, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at his residence. He was born March 4, 1954, in Prestonsburg, the son of Madie Ratliff Orsborn, of Ivel, and the late James Orsborn. He was a former C&O Railroad employee. Survivors include his mother, Madie; two sons: Jason Craig Orsborn, of Pikeville, and Derek Ray Orsborn, of Harold; three brothers: James “Bud” Orsborn, of Auxier, and Billy Gene Orsborn and Douglas Orsborn, both of Allen; a sister, Maggie Conn, of Dana; and two grandchildren: Dustin Jace Orsborn and Alexandria Grace Orsborn. Funeral services for Bruce Ray Orsborn will be conducted Friday, July 14, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Clergyman Tim McClannahan officiating. Burial will follow in the Ivel Community Cemetery, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. (Paid obituary)    (FCT'S)

ORSBORNE, Randy Michael Age, 48, of McDowell, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Health-care. Born December 4, 1956, in Martin, he was the son of Velva Osborne of McDowell, and the late Pink Osborne Jr. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Connie Bentley Osborne. Other survivors include four sons: Austin Osborne and Orville Bentley, both of McDowell, Lloyd Bentley of New Boston, Ohio, and Kurt Smith of Beaver, Ohio; four daughters: Amanda Osborne Jenkins of Otway, Ohio, Keisha Bentley of Garrison, Leah Smith of New Boston, Ohio, and Connie Lovely of West Portsmouth, Ohio; a brother, Jerry Osborne of Teaberry; a sister, Janice Gayheart of Beaver; and 11 grandchildren: Brandon, Cory, Jerry, Bree, Silver, Michael, Tiffany, Terri, Jessica, James, and Joshua. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 5, at 1 p.m., at the Little Rosa Regular Baptist Church, in McDowell, with Deaner Moore, Jimmy Hall, and Alan Osborne officiating. Burial will be in the Elliott Cemetery, on Frasures Creek, in McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is at the church-where nightly services were conducted.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Albert Ralph (Monroe)   Age, 56, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, July 10, 2006, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. Born April 2, 1950, in Pike County, he was the son of Douglas Osborne of Hunter, and the late Hazel Skeens Osborne. He was a disabled communications worker.  He is survived by his wife, Diana Crisp Osborne. Other survivors include two Sons: Anthony Todd Osborne of Prestonsburg, and Mikele Andrew Osborne (Iva) of Hager Hill; three brothers: Frank, Paul, and Melvin; and four sisters: Liza, Ruby, Verda, and Alpha; four step-grandchildren, and nine step-great-grandchildren Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 13, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Mabry Holbrook officiating. Burial will be in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, in McDowell, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Alex   Age 76, of Honaker, died at the Prestonsburg General Hospital, Monday night September 15 after a few days illness. He was a retired miner and had resided at Honaker for the past five years. He worked for several years at Red Jacket, WV. After his retirement from the mines Mr. Osborne resided on Mare Creek for awhile but bought a farm on Little Mud creek and moved there, engaging in farming. He was married to Margaret Collins of Johnson County. Surviving besides his wife are the following children: Steve Osborne, Detroit; Orville Osborne, Glendale, Ariz; Lester Osborne, Honaker; Emery Osborne, Red Jacket, WV; Melvin Osborne, Detroit; and Mrs. Anna Stratton of Mare Creek. One brother, Arrie Osborne, of Auxier survives. Funeral rites were conducted by the Church of Christ of which he was a member, Wednesday, at 10 a.m. Burial was in the Tram cemetery, under the direction of Arnold Funeral Home. Submitted by R. Mullins

OSBORNE, Alice Francis  60  b-Feb.24 1938-Allen,Floyd Co. Ky.  d-Sep.18 1998-Pikeville,Ky  d/o  George Lee & Florence Salyers Woods w/o-John D. Osborne Bur: Davidson Mem. Cem. Ivel, Floyd Co. Ky.

OSBORNE, Anthony Paul    Age, 19, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, November 10, 2006, following an auto accident, on Ky. Route 114, in Prestonsburg. Born February 19, 1987, in Martin, he was the son of Stewart L. and Evelena Johnson Osborne, of Prestonsburg. He was an employee of the circulation department for the Floyd County Times; and a 2004 graduate of Prestonsburg High School. He is survived by his wife, Samantha Allen Osborne. Other survivors include a soon-to-be born daughter: Courtney Nicole Osborne; his maternal grandparents: Paul W. Johnson of Miamisburg, Ohio; and Mary Sue Hall Triplett of Bevinsville; and several aunts, uncles, great-aunts, great-uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Rush & Leda Samons Osborne. Funeral services, Tuesday, November 14, at 11 a.m., at the Bonanza Freewill Baptist Church, at Abbott, in Prestonsburg, with Jimmy Brown, Chuck Hall, Bobby Joe Spencer, and Louis Ferrari officiating. Burial, in the Newman Cemetery in Hi Hat, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation, at the church. ( FCT'S  11-15-2006)

OSBORNE, Carmel Clinton ,Age 72, of Prestonsburg, d, October 30, 1997, at the Veterans Hospital in Lexington. Bom June 4, 1925 in Floyd County, s/o  Billie Lou Osborne and Christina Martin Osborne. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 128 at Martin. Survivors include three sons, Carmel Clinton "Peanut" Osborne of Florida, Steven Barnette of Martin and Van Osborne of Hillsboro, Ohio; three brothers, Ernest Osborne of Prestonsburg, James Osborne of Garrett and Adam Barnabas Osborne of Michigan; one sister, Sadie Ratliff of Allen; Burial was in the Osborne Cemetery at Martin

OSBORNE, Clyde  Age, 79, of Grethel, died Friday, September 29, 2000, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Born on April 21, 1921, in Pike County, he was the son of the late Bryan and Dinah Hall Osborne. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Marie Bentley Osborne. Other survivors include three sons, Phillip Osborne of Paintsville, Jimmy Osborne of Elkhorn City, Gilford Osborne of Grethel; two daughters, Peggy Newsome of Teaberry, Glenda Tackett of Grethel; one brother, Bryan Osborne Jr. of Michigan; two sisters, Lexie Jessie of Greenup, Myrtle Tackett of Beaver, 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 2, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, at Teaberry, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Joe Reynolds Cemetery, at Beaver, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Cora Edna   Age 76 of Harold, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2004 in the Pikeville Methodist Hospital after a long illness. She was born March 20, 1927 at Harold, Kentucky, being the daughter of the late Lee Roy and Ella Mae Dempsey Cecil. She was a homemaker and a charter member of the Boldman Freewill Baptist Church at Harold, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Osborne and Two Brothers: Ottis and Ballard Cecil. She is survived by: Two Sons, Kenneth Ray and wife Betty Osborne of Winchester, Ky. and Larry Joe and Wife Rita Osborne of Hueysville, Ky. Two Daughters, Kaye and husband Nick Pugh of Harold, Ky. and Linda and husband Jack Ward of Ashland, Ky. Two Brothers, Ed Cecil of Mt. Sterling, Ky. and Homer Cecil of Harold, Ky. Two Sisters, Bertha Ratliff of Harold, Ky. and Lora Williams of Banner, Ky. 10 Grandchildren: Kenneth Ray Osborne, Jr., Kevin Ray Osborne, Kyle Richard Osborne, Cristal Peters, Joey Ward, Renee Prater, Tonya Scroggins, Brian Pugh, Kyra Michele Osborne and Kortney Rae Osborne. 18 Great Grandchildren: Brandon Wengert, Chassity Wengert, Zack Osborne, Ali Osborne, Joseph Osborne, Brittany Osborne, Kori Peters, Lindsey Peters, Jessica Peters, Morgan Elyse Ward, Kayela Spurlock, Tanner Roope, Austin Charles, Cody Charles, Blake Charles, Blake Scroggins, Zack Scroggins and Morgan Blake Pugh.  Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 7, 2004 at the Boldman Freewill Baptist Church, Harold, Ky. with Belmont Johnson officiating. Interment: Ferguson Cemetery, Harold, Ky. (Hall Funeral Home)

OSBORNE, Darkie Alley  Obituary, The Floyd County Times, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Thursday, 9 November 1950, front page. Mother of 17 Victim At 45 of Paralysis; Rites Held Tuesday A paralytic stroke suffered the preceding night resulted in the death Monday morning at her home at Dony of Mrs. Darkie Alley Osborne, 45 years old, wife of John B. Osborne. Daughter of the late Tom and Martha Alley, she was a native of the community in which she died. She was a devout member of the Primitive Baptist Church. She was the mother of 17 children, 13 of whom survive. These are: Mount B. and Olen J. Osborne, Columbus, O., Mrs. Verlie Alley, Mrs. Gracie Alley, Mrs. Tamara Debord and Owen Osborne, all of Lucasville, O., Maisel, Parisie, Vernis, Revis, George, Ulis and Jeff all of Dony. Two sisters, Mrs. Belle Gayheart and Mrs. Virgie Jackson, both of Dony, also survive. Funeral rites were conducted Tuesday, the Revs. Pink Osborne and J.S. Reynolds officiating, and burial in the Osborne cemetery was under direction of the Hall Brothers funeral Home.

OSBORNE, David  Age 76, of Okeechobee, Florida, died Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Okeechobee Health Care Facility. He was a retired electrician, and a member of U.M.W.A. Local Union 5899 of Wheelwright. He was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Caleb Austin Nelson. Survivors include his beloved wife of more than 56 years, Helen Osborne of Okeechobee, Florida; one son, Larry David Osborne of West Palm Beach, Florida; Linda Diane King of St. Cloud, Florida, Lou Deborah (Chip) Branham of Okeechobee, Florida; three grandchildren, Brett David Osborne, Kim Branham Nelson, and Chris Branham; three great-grandchildren; one brother, John C. Osborne of Miamitown, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews also survive him. Funeral services were conducted at the Buxton Funeral Chapel on Friday, May 30, at 10 a.m., with the Reverend Eddie Lamb, Pastor of Bethel Assembly of God, officiating. Burial followed at the Evergreen Cemetery, Okeechobee, Florida. Pallbearers: Larry David Osborne, Brett David Osborne, Chris Branham, “Chip” Branham, Dana King, and Billy Nelson.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Daisy Hall  Age 91, of Dearborn Heights, Michigan, formerly of Price, widow of Ervin Osborne, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2003, at the Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn Heights, Michigan. She was born December 23, 1911, in Floyd County, the daughter of the late George Hall and Pricey Cole Hall. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Clarence Mitchell of Williamson, West Virginia, Glenith Osborne of Brownstown, Michigan; three daughters, Edeth Walley of Livonia, Michigan, Hester Reynolds of Nancy, Janet Howard of Dearborn Heights, Michigan; one brother, Vondall Hall of Dearing, Georgia; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Osborne; three brothers, Earnest Hall, Tommy Hall, and Charles Hall; and three sisters, Hattie Stockdale, Martha Osborne and Della McCown. Funeral services for Daisy Osborne will be conducted Friday, July 18, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is after 5 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Dallard   Age 67, of Tipp City, OH passed away on May 21, 2007 at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy, OH. Dallard was born January 9, 1940 in McDowell, KY to Azzie Osborne and Ocie (Howell) Frazure. Dallard was a member of Plumber and Pipefitters Local 162. He was preceded in death by his dad Azzie Osborne, step-dad Ted Frazure. He is survived by his loving wife Patricia; mother Ocie Frazure of Frazure Creek, KY; daughters Brenda (Tim) Preston of Marysville, OH, Bonnie (Keith) Stewart of Tipp City, OH, and Carla (John) Ross of Englewood, OH; son David Osborne of New Carlisle, OH; 4 sisters; 11 brothers; 16 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held May 25, 2007 from 11AM until time of service at Jennings Funeral Home, 11900 N. Dixie Dr., Tipp City, OH. Funeral services will be on May 25, 2007 at Noon at the funeral home. Interment will be at Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City, OH. (DAYTON (OH) DAILY NEWS 5/24/07)

OSBORN, Deward Age 82 of Eastern, Kentucky died Thursday, March 16, 2000, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital following an extended illness. He was born on July 28, 1917, in Eastern Kentucky. He was the son of the late William E. and Nebraska Smith Osborne. He was a retired factory woodworker/WWII Army Veteran, member American Legion Post 0156 in New Jersey. He is proceeded in death by wife Priscilla Kucarski Osborne, one son, Daniel Osborne of Eastern, one sister, Virgina Martin of Flatwoods, and three grandchildren. Burial  in the Osborne Cemetary at Eastern, under the direction of the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

OSBORNE, Dora Goble  Age, 85, of Prestonsburg, died Thursday, October 5, 2000, at the Hospice Care Center, Lexington, following an extended illness. Born on December 23, 1914, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late William C. Goble and Byrd Beavers Goble. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg, and was a graduate of Prestonsburg High School, and attended Eastern State College and Pikeville College. She was a former teacher and a bookkeeper at Wholesale Appliance, Prestonsburg. Her husband, Ernest B. "Red" Osborne, preceded her in death. Survivors include one daughter, Jane Bond of Prestonsburg; four sons, William Ernest Osborne of Louisville, James Clay Osborne, and Paul L. Osborne, both of Prestonsburg, and Marshall Douglas "Doug" Osborne of Lexington; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 8, at 3 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg, with Rev. George Love officiating. Burial was in the Mayo Cemetery, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg. Active pallbearers were John Osborne, Nathan Osborne, Aaron Bond, Joey Griffith, Phil Price, John Stampe, Scott Kesselmayer and Jonathan Goble. (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Doris Bird. Age 65, of Hi Hat, died Saturday, August 21, 1999, at Meade Hill, near Buckingham. She was born 'November 18, 1933, in Princeton, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Edgar Arthur "E.A." Bird and Naomi Belcher Bird.
She was a retired school teacher for the Floyd County School Systems, teaching at Wheelwright and South Floyd High Schools, for 28 years, and was a member of the Wheelwright United Methodist Church since 1955. w/o  Denver Osborne; three daughters, Deborah Hall and Donna Chafin, both of Chesapeake, Virginia, Denise Stephens of Prestonsburg; one brother, Richard Bird, of California; one sister, Francis Ball of Princeton, West Virginia Burial  in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel

OSBORNE, Elzie, B: 2-25-1923  D: 1-17-1981, s/o McKinley & Virgie Osborne h/o Ruth Tackett  5-10-1947, bro-sis: William Lee, Alvin, J.D., Velvie & Frankie

OSBORNE, Ernest Bert "Red"  Age, 88, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, September 23, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born on May 30, 1912, in Martin, he was the son of the late Billy Lou Osborne and Christina Martin Osborne. He was owner and operator of Wholesale Appliance in Prestonsburg, and was a member and deacon of the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg. He is survived by his wife, Dora Goble Osborne. Other survivors include four sons, William Ernest Osborne of Louisville, James Clay Osborne, and Paul L. Osborne, both of Prestonsburg, Marshall Douglas "Doug" Osborne of Lexington; one daughter, Jane Bond of Prestonsburg; one brother, Barney Osborne of Douglasville, Georgia; one sister, Sadie Ratliff of Allen, 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, September 26, at 11 a.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, Prestonsburg, with Rev. George Love officiating. Burial was in the Mayo Cemetery, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Tony Osborne, John Osborne, Nathan Osborne, Bill Osborne, Aaron Bond, Joey Griffith, Derek Hicks and Phil Price.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Ethel B. Smith , Age 96, of Bypro, died Wednesday, February 17, 1999, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, after a long ill-ness. She was born May 25, 1902, in Knott County, the daughter of the late William B. Smith and Tince Bowen Smith. She was a retired merchant and former owner and operator of Osborne Drug Store, Bypro, and member of the First Baptist Church, Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. W.D. Osborne. Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Jamerson of Bypro, Joan Blackburn of Brooklyn, Michigan; one brother, Oscar B. Smith of Bypro Burial will be in the Osborne Cemetery, Bypro

OSBORNE, Freeman  Age49, of Paintsville, Ky. died Tuesday, August 5, 1975 at his home following an apparent heart attack. Born October 16, 1925, he was a son of Mrs. Ida Mae Hall Osborne of Melvin, Ky. and the late William Osborne, who died this past May. He was a sales representative for Metro Products Co. and a former employee of the East Kentucky Beverage Company. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion and the Elks Club. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Imogene Robinson Osborne; three sons, William Anthony and Tracy Walter Osborne of Paintsville, Michael Osborne in Hawaii; a daughter, Tami Susanne Osborne of Paintsville; four brothers, Victor Osborne of Savannah Ga., Jim Osborne of Morehead, Douglas Osborne of Winchester, Homer Osborne of Melvin. Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at he home of his mother. Graveside Military rites were performed, by the Garrett Disabled American Veterans Chapter and burial was made in the family cemetary at Melvin under direction of Merion Funeral Chapel. Sumitted by Greg Osborne

ORSBORN, Geraldine  Age 63, of Brohard Road, Ray, Ohio, passed away, at Ohio State University Hospital, Colum-bus, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 11, 2003. She was born in Floyd County, Kentucky, on December 8, 1939, to the late George and Flora (Meade) Newman. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Larry Newman and Hobert Newman. She is survived by her husband, Rex Orsborn; four daughters, Florah Deann Tackett, Debrah Lynn McCumber, Sherry Ann Oiler, all of Jackson, Ohio; and Betty Jean Waugh of Crown City, Ohio; two sons, Mark Shawn Orsborn of Jackson, and Rex Dean Orsborn of Bevinsville, Ky.; five sisters, Aileen Franks of Haleyville, Alabama, Glenda Bucki of Southgate, Michi-gan, Georgia Quesenberry of Louisa, Ky., Pearl Booth and Linda Bradley of Catletts-burg, Ky.; three brothers, Russell Newman of McDowell, Ky., Berman Newman of Bevinsville, Ky., and Wendell Newman of Ashland, Ky.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 13, at 11 a.m., at the Mayhhew Funeral Home, Jackson, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Glo Deweyll Turner   Age, 71, of Drift, died Sunday, October 29, 2000, in Florida. She was born June 26, 1929, in Drift, the daughter of the late Raymond Turner and Tana Martin Turner. She was a retired store merchant, owner and operator of Triangle and Wayside Markets, and a member of the Allen United Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Norman Dewey Osborne. Other survivors include one son, Norman Scott Osborne of Ft. Myers, Florida. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, November 2, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman, Clinton Moore, officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Hazel Skeans 70  b-Jan.26 1928 Prestonsburg, Floyd Co.  d-Aug.19 1998  d/o  Henry & Rose Hill Skeans, w/o- Douglas Osborne Bur: Davidson Mem. Gardens. Ivel, Floyd Co. Ky.

OSBORNE, Herbert Rex  Age, 76, of Ravenswood, West Virginia, passed away February 27, 2003, at his home in Ravenswood. Born April 22, 1926, in Martin, he was the son of the late C.H. Osborne and Goldia Gayhart Osborne. He attended Eastern Kentucky University and was a graduate of the University of Kentucky, B.A. He was a veteran of the 10th Armored Division, U.S. army, World War II, and was the owner/operator of WMOV Radio for more than 40 years. He was a member of the Ravenswood VFW Post 6669; the Masonic Fraternity, Ashton Lodge No. 12; Jackson Chapter No. 48, RAM; Dowell Commandery, 28, Knights Templar; and Nemesis Shrine in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He was a First Class Licensed Radio and Telephone Engineer. Following graduation from college, he built and operated radio stations WDOC and WPRT, in Prestonsburg. He received the Kentucky Colonel service award for his broadcasts of the 1957 Prestonsburg flood, and the 1958 school bus disaster. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Osborne of Ravenswood, West Virginia. Other survivors include one daughter, Kathy Osborne of Franklin; one sister, Hollie Wicker of Lexington; three aunts, Grace Osborne of Texas, Mildred Collins of Hindman, and Clova Collins of Lexington; one uncle, Lafayette Gayheart of Winchester; one cousin, Charlie Gearheart of Arizona; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 2, at 2 p.m., at the Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, West Virginia, with Pastors Rick Perrine and Mark McComas officiating. Burial was in the Ravenswood Cemetery. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

Osborne, Irene Hall ,  Age, 71, of Oak Hill, Ohio, died Monday, January 3, 2000, at the home of
her daughter, Diana. Born April 4, 1928, in Ivel, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Belle Endicott Hall. She was preceded in death by her husband, Euel Osborne. Survivors include three sons, Teddie Osborne and Jay Osborne, both of Oak Hill and Timmy Osborne of Jackson; one daughter, Diana
Sharp of Oak Hill; three sisters, Alma Tackett of Ivel, Bonnie Williams of Oak Hill and Totsie Howard of Columbus; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, January 5, 11 a.m., at Kuhner-Lewis Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with Rev. Rondall Walker officiating. Burial was in Hill Cemetery, Thurman, under the direction of Kuhner-Lewis Funeral Home.

OSBORNE, James Ralph, "Jay", b. 8-5-1925, Pike Co Ky., s/o Melvin and Lizzie Osborne, d. 3-19-1988, Lexington, Ky., h/o Katherine Henry Osborne, WWII Vet

OSBORNE, Jeffrey W.  Age 42, of Louisville, formerly of Floyd County, passed away Friday, April 25, 2003, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He was the son of Ann Osborne and the late Leo Osborne. He was a manager of Community Home Medical Supply, a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church, and a member of the Kentucky Humane Society. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one brother, Ken (Jennie) Osborne; his grandmother, Lucy E. Wright; two nieces, and one nephew; and a good friend, Marilyn Whisler. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Michael Leo Osborne. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, May 1, at 10 a.m., at the Buckingham Cemetery, in Bevinsville, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is from 7 p.m., till 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial gifts to the Kentucky Humane Society.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Jimmie  Age, 62, of Willard, Ohio, formerly of Dema, died Friday, March 19, 2004, at the Medical Central Health Systems in Mansfield, Ohio. Born October 10, 1941, in Dry Creek, he was the son of Socie Hall Osborne of Dema, and the late Charles Osborne. He was an inspector for Mayflower Vehicle System in Norwalk, Ohio, a member of Willard Elks, American Legion, VFW, Moose, and former Willard Eagles, Plymouth Owls, and No. 1379 U.A.W. He is survived by his wife, Jeanetta Slone Osborne. Other survivors include one son and daughter-in-law: Forrest and Michelle Osborne of Attica, Ohio; one brother, Dannie Ray Osborne of Ironton, Ohio; three sisters: Phyllis Burgette of Willard, Ohio, Nella Faye Martin of Plymouth, Ohio, and Carolyn Sue Prater of Paintsville; and five grandchildren: Forrest J. Osborne of Willard, Ohio, Kyle Osborne of Attica, Ohio, Cody Osborne of Willard, Ohio, and Mikayela Osborne and Brooke Osborne, both of Attica, Ohio. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one son, David Osborne. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, March 25, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Whit-Martin Cemetery, at Dema, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is Wednesday, March 24, 2 p.m., at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Joe, b. Nov 8, 1922, Dorton, P.C., s/o G. W. (Pete)and Ellen Mullins Osborne, d. July 31, 1988, Harold, F.C., Ky, h/o Cora Edna Cecil Osborne, WWII Vet, bor: Ferguson Cem., Harold

OSBORNE, Joseph   Age, 82, of Bevinsville, died Sunday, October 1, 2006, at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born January 14, 1924, in Buckingham, he was the son of the late Maryland and Elizabeth Cook Osborne. He was a retired coal miner; a U.S. Army World War II veteran; a member of Chapter 128 Garrett D.A.V.; and a member of the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Conley Osborne. Other survivors include: Three daughters: Janet O. Pack of Mt. Washington, Donna Jo Conway of Louisville, and Vonda Osborne of Columbus, Ohio; four grandchildren: Tim, David, Blake and Kaelyn; and three great-grandchildren: Tony, Henry Joseph, and Kylie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Everett Osborne, Elmer Osborne, and Ellis Osborne; and five sisters: Barbara Johnson, Carrie Hall, Francis Stancil, Virgilene Osborne, and Nevada Hall. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 4, at 11 a.m., at the Wheelwright Freewill Baptist Church at Bypro, with Louis Ferrari officiating. Burial will be in the Buckingham Cemetery, at Bevinsville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is at the church. Military honors will be conducted by Chapter 128 Garrett D.A.V. (FCT'S 10-04-2006)

OSBORNE, John C.  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

Osborne, John C. "Ozzie"   Photo  Born in Bevinsville, KY on May 2, 1928 to the late Anna (Hall) and Calloway Osborne. Beloved husband for 50yrs. of Joann (Johnson) Osborne. Loving father of Cathy (Bob) Hicks, Johnny (Patty) Little and Del (Evelyn) Osborne Grandpa of Jody McCrady, Jennifer Calloway, Scott Little, Justin & Roxie Hicks. Great grandpa of Christopher Kirchgassner, Allison and Colin McCrady. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Died July 14, 2006 Age 78yrs. at his residence. He was a 44 year member of Columbia Lodge F&AM #44, Scotish Rite & the Shrine. Former Whitewater Township Trustee for 8 years. Volunteer Whitewater Twp. Fireman for twenty years, six years as fire chief. Retired Surveyor and Construction Foreman for 25yrs for John R. Jurgenson and Co. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion Cheviot Post. John was also Vice President of the Ohio and Indiana Firefighters Assn. Visitation Monday July 17th 4-8pm at Neidhard-Minges Funeral Home 7043 Harrison Pk. Taylor's Creek. Services 10am Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment with military honors at Miamitown Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati Inc., PO Box 633597 Cincinnati, OH 45263.  (HFH)

OSBORNE, Katherine Virginia Henry  Age 73, of Martin, Ky., widow of James Ralph Osborne, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2001, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital, Pikeville, Ky. She was born February 11, 1928, at Drift, Ky., the daughter of the late Charlie Henry and Maggie Robinson Henry. Mrs. Osborne was a homemaker, and attended the Drift Pentecostal Church. Survivors include two sons, Grant T. Osborne of Columbus, Oh., Gary Osborne of Martin, Ky.; two brothers, Roe Henry of Waverly, Ohio, Mark Henry of Cleveland, Oh.; two sisters, Helen J. Daniels of Hudson, N.C., Ruth Rotenbury of Delanco, N.J.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, John Henry, Bill Henry and Charles Henry; and one sister, Mae Daniels. Funeral services for Katherine Virgnia Osborne will be conducted Saturday, July 21, 2001, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the clergyman, Ted Shannon, officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements. Visitation is after 5 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Lee Ester   Age, 81, of Hampton, Virginia, formerly of Buckingham, died Tuesday, September 30, at Sentara Care Plex Hospital in Hampton, Virginia. Born July 28, 1922, at Wheelwright, she was the daughter of the late Hargis and Lorraine Noble Clemons. She was a homemaker and attended Victory Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Osborne. Survivors include two sons, Danny Osborne of Hampton, Virginia, and Anthony Osborne of Edgewood; a daughter, Madelene Weinberger of Waldorf, Maryland; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Pearl Clemons and Kelly Clemons; and two sisters, Margaret Coston and Dora Lucas. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, October 4, at 11 a.m., at Buckingham Cemetery, with Lee Weinberger officiating. Burial will be in the Buckingham Cemetery at Bevinsville, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.  (FCT'S)

OSBORN, Malinda R.  B: 7-17-1861 on Big Mud Creek  D: 12-25-1935, d/o Joseph  and Phena Elliott Akers, w/o William Harvey Osborn of Pike Co.  B: 1-24-1882  D: 2-24-1900 10 children: 5 boys and 5 girls, Eldest son George W.  D:3-19-1908, Youngest son Joseph  D: 4-11-1910, 1 daughter Catherine  D:4-8-1900

OSBORNE, Margaret   Age 90, of New London, OH. Oberlin, OH Nursing Home b. Jan 14, 1880 @ Odds, KY. Daughter of Jefferson and Sarah Powers Collins, widow of Martin Osborn. Member of Church of Christ. Survirors include four sons, Lester Osborne, of Taylor, MI; Steve Osborne of Matewan, WV; Melvin Osborne of Norwalk, OH; Orville Osborne of Glendale, AZ; one daughter, Mrs. Edward Stratton of Stanville; a brother, Martin Collins of Boones Camp, KY (this should be Marion not Martin), a sister Mrs. Liza Lostes, address unknown. Funeral by Hall Brothers Funeral Home. Burial at Tram Cemetery. Submitted by R. Mullins

OSBORNE, Margie Age, 92, of Martin, died Friday, December 24, 1999, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, in Martin, following an extended illness. Born on November 5, 1907, in Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Robert (Hat) Hall and Francis Martin Hall. She was a member of Old Beaver Regular Baptist Church, at Minnie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny M. Osborne. Survivors include two sons, Don Osborne of Middletown, Indiana, Gary Osborne of Louisville; one daughter, Noma Jean Crisp of Martin; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 27, at 2 p.m., at the Nelson-Brazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Arnold Turner Jr. and Ersel Huff officiating. Burial was in the Lucy Hall Cemetery, McDowell.

OSBORNE, Margie Sue Scott  Age, 65, of Eastern, died Monday, February 19, 2001, at her residence. She was born December 4, 1935, in Garrett, the daughter of the late Hawley Scott and Effie Hicks Scott. She was a member of the Eastern Star No. 573, at Wayland. Her husband, Billy J. Osborne, preceded her in death. Survivors include three sons, Billy Stanton Osborne, Larry Douglas Osborne, and Gary D. “Burr” Osborne, all of Eastern; two brothers, Ralph Scott of Garrett, Charles E. Scott of London; three half-brothers, Hawley David Scott of Inez, Thomas Scott and Harold L. Scott, both of Garrett; four sisters, Buretta Moore of Garrett, Betty Hopper and Shirley D. Jenkins, both of Hanging Rock, Ohio, Brenda Lawson of Eastern; one half-sister, Joanell Martin of Garrett; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 22, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman, Red Morris, officiating. Burial will be in the Osborne Cemetery, at Eastern. (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Mary Belle       Age 94, of Fort Ave., went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, at the Hospice Unit of Ashtabula County Medical Center. She was born April 19, 1913 in Beaver, Ky., the daughter of Henry and Mellie (McCown) Tackett and had been an area resident since 1955. While in Kentucky, she ran and owned Osborne’s Grocery and Osborne’s General Merchandise for over 10 years. She also ran her own ceramics shop. A member of the Pentecostal Church of God, she had served the Lord since she was a young girl and had joined the Old Regular Baptist Church 56 years ago. An extremely hard-working, wonderful and remarkable woman, she always felt if you believed it, you could do it. Mom touched many lives through her love of Jesus and raised 10 kids who never wanted for anything. Her survivors include nine children, Beatrice (Tim) Root, Tavis Osborne, and Bettie J. (Roy) Frasure, all of Ashtabula, Hazel C. (Allen) Reed of N. Kingsville, Zettie M. (Harold “Burt”) Brooks of Indianapolis, Ind., Kenny (Joanne) Osborne of Kingsville, Nora Lee (Rick) Pinney of Las Vegas, Nev., Brenda Snow of San Marcos, Calif., and Oscar (Sherri) Osborne, Jr. of Deland, Fla.; one son-in-law, Pat Lang of Ashtabula; 28 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren; and one half-sister, Pauline Fleming of Jenkins, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Osborne, Sr. on Dec. 14, 1989; one daughter, Bethel Lang; three brothers, Ernest, Curtis, and Eugene Tackett; three sisters, Nell Orsborne, Bula Coleman, and Bernice Caudill; and her parents. A Service will be held 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at the Pentecostal Church of God, 2201 Cook Road, Ashtabula. The Rev. Kenneth Roberts, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Saybrook Cemetery. Calling Hours will be held at the church from 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, until the service Monday at 9 a.m. A Prayer Service will be held Sunday night at 7 p.m. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004. Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula is in charge of arrangements.

OSBORNE, Mary Magdaline  Age 64, of Eastern, Ky., wife of Romie Gene Osborne, passed away Monday, January 7, 2002, at her residence in Eastern. She was born September 13, 1937, in Martin, Ky., the daughter of the late Denver Amburgey and Oma Melton Amburgey Mullins. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra McGarey and Debbie Steffey, both of Eastern, Ky.; one sister, Martha Combs of Raven, Ky.; and two grandchildren, Derek Kyle McGarey, and Ashley Nicole Steffey. Funeral services for Mary Osborne will be conducted Thursday, January 10, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Clergyman Gary Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Osborne Cemetery, Eastern, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Milburn B:17 December 1902; D: 20 May 1981. Parents: Jesse Osborne & Mary Sword. Married: Draxie Robinson, 1923. Children: Orville, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Orbie & Bobby of Jonancy, Ky: & Nora Horne of Robinson Crek, Ky. 9 grandchildren; 6 gr-grandchildren. Brothers: Adam & Daniel of jonancy, Ky. Sisters: Sarah Osborne of Virgie; Nancy Hackworth & Leona Jones of Dorton; & Frances Addington of Louisana. Baptized: 12 August 1951. Written by his wife Draxie Osborne

OSBORNE, Mildred “Sissy” Hall   Age 75, of Beaver, widow of Victor “Buster” Osborne, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2003, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born December 27, 1927, in Beaver, the daughter of the late Milford and Lilllie Mae Bentley Hall. Survivors include five sons, Willard (Peggy) Osborne, and Carson (Brenda) Osborne, both of Teaberry, Leonard (Lois) Osborne of Grethel, Larry (Kathy) Osborne and Glenn Dale (Angie) Osborne, both of Beaver; five daughters, Priscilla (Kermit) Newsome, Kathy (C. B.) Bentley, and Glenda (Jimmy) Newsome, all of Teaberry, Sylvia (Ronald) Martin of Dema, and Brenda (Mike) Newsome, of Beaver; five brothers, Hillard Hall of Harold, Okey Hall, Doley Hall, and Palmer Hall, all of Beaver, and Tivis Hall of Dema; three sisters, Donna Flannery, Opal Johnson and Juanita Tackett, all of Beaver; 17 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Tony Osborne; one daughter, Irene Osborne; and one brother, Oley Hall. Funeral services for Mildred Osborne were conducted Sunday, May 4, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Regular Baptist Church, at Teaberry, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in the Hall Cemetery (Tackett Fork), Beaver, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers: Jeremy Osborne, Mike Newsome, Leonard Osborne Jr., Ralph Bryant, Ricky Johnson, Jason Akers, C.B. Bentley, and Charlie Ward.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Milton (Bill), B: 2-4-1896  D: 1-11-1982, s/o James & Martha Newman Osborne h/o (1) Rosa Hatfield (2) Stella Hamilton children: Estill, Edgell, John, Martha, Edna, Delces & Kathleen, sis: Lillie

OSBORNE, Naomi, b. abt 1918, Knott Co, Ky., d/o Edd and Frankie Waddles, d. March 19, 1988, Lexington, Ky., w/o Will R. Osborne, (d. 1978), bur: Buckingham Cem.

OSBORNE, Norman Dewey  Age 84, of Ft. Myers, Florida, formerly of Drift, husband of the late Glo Osborne, passed away, Tuesday, December 30, 2003, at Hope Hospice House, Ft. Myers, Florida. He was born December 20, 1919, in Martin, the son of the late Samuel P. Osborne and Susan Ellen Osborne. He was a self-employed merchant and an U.S. Army, WW II veteran. Survivors include one son, Scott Osborne of Ft. Myers, Florida; one brother, Harold “Flint” Osborne of Martin; two sisters: Eva Stephens and Stella Smith, both of Martin; and a niece, Carol Lykens. He was preceded in death by his wife and parents; three brothers: Tom Osborne, Algie Osborne, and Denzil Osborne; and two sisters: May Wohlford and Maudie Smith. Funeral services for Norman Dewey Osborne were conducted Sunday, January 4, 2004, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with Clergyman Ted Shannon officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Harold Osborne, Jimmy Rederick, Jeremy Hall, Johnny Clyde Stephens, Mike Smith, Stevie Stephens, Jody Spriggs, Tommy Williamson, and Alan Moore.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Oak H. b. 06-01-1897 d. 10-27-1990 s/o E. B. & Jenny Patton Osborne, h/o Carrie Allen Osborne, bur: Oak Osborne Cem, Hueysville

OSBORNE, Rhoda   Age, 67, of Copperas Cove, Texas, died Thursday, September 21, 2000, at Fort Hood Hospital. Born on September 12, 1933, at Lackey, she was the daughter of the late Epp Lafferty and Polly Lafferty. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Osborne. Survivors include three sons, Donald E. Osborne of Rosharon, Texas, Robert W. Osborne of Angleton, Texas, Clifton C. Osborne of Killeen, Texas; three brothers, Thurman Lafferty of Betsy Layne, Radford A. Hall of Southpoint, Ohio, Epp Lafferty of Prestonsburg; one sister, Doris Miller of Prestonsburg and five grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 25, at 11 a.m., at the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home Chapel, Copperas Cove, with John Hallum officiating. Burial was in the Pidcoke Cemetery, Pidcoke, Texas, under the direction of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Ronald B. 66 b-Apr.19 1932-Hite, KY.  d-Sep.07 1998-San Antonio, Texas  s/o  Maryland Osborne & Allie Osborne Anderson h/o-Rhoda Lafferty Osborne  Bur: Pidcoke Cem. Copperas Cove, Texas  [Korean & VietNam Veteran]

OSBORNE, Romie Gene "Sakes"   Age 76 of Eastern, Ky. Husband of the late Mary Amburgey Osborne passed away on Friday, August 4, 2006 at his residence. He was born December 4, 1929 in Eastern, Ky., a son of the late Rhomer and Ada Bradley Osborne. He was a retired from the United States Air Force and from Foley Hydraulics in Prestonsburg. He was also a Veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and a member of the John W. Hall Masonic Lodge # 950, Martin, Kentucky. He is survived by two daughters: Sandra McGarey, Eastern, Kentucky, and Debbie Steffey Haldeman, Lexington, Kentucky. one brother: Cecil Osborne, Knoxville, Tennessee. Three sisters: Gloria Sue Holbein, Lima, Ohio, Valetta Halbert, Lexington, Kentucky, and Judy Barnett, Ky., two grandchildren: Derek Kyle McGarey and Nikki Steffey. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Bill, John Milton, Hershel, David Lee and Forrest B, Osborne. Funeral services for Romie Gene "Sakes" Osborne will be conducted Monday, August 7, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Kentucky, with Gary Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Osborne Family Cemetery, Eastern, Kentucky. Arrangements are under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is after 6:00 p.m. Saturday, August 05, 2006, here at the funeral home, with Masonic Services to be conducted Sunday, August 6, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.  (HFH)

OSBORNE, Rose M.  Rose M. Osborne, died on Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky., following an extended illness. Born on January 30, in Floyd County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Northern and Nora Hall Little. She was a homemaker and a member of the Wheelwright United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Homer Osborne. In addition to her husband, she is also survived by one son, Gerald Osborne, of Bypro, Ky.; one daughter, Sandy Daniels, of Bypro, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Wagner, of Wheelwright, Ky., and Pam Krejci, of Nicholasville, Ky.; and three grandchildren, BreAnna Rae, Allison Danielle, and Brett Aaron. She is preceded in death by two relatives, Willa Mae Little and Alpha Jean Workman. Funeral services for Rose M. Osborne were conducted on Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at the Wheelwright United Methodist Church. Minister Bobby Isaac presided. Burial was in the Osborne Family Cemetery, Melvin, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Ruie Blanton, b. 6-8-1906, Johnson Co , KY, d/o Henry and Betty Davis Blanton, d. 3-16-1988, F.C., w/o John Osborne, (d.1972) bur. Highland Mem Park, Johnson Co, KY

OSBORNE, Stefanie Leann  Stefanie Leann Osborne, 8, of Banner, died Saturday, August 19, 2000, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. Born December 22, 1991, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of Greg Osborne and Shelia Ratliff Osborne of Banner. She was a student in the third grade at Allen Elementary School. Survivors, other than her parents, include her grandmother, Bernice Ratliff of Elkhorn City, and her paternal grandfather, Ellis Osborne of Banner. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 23, at 11 a.m., at the Elkhorn City Church of Christ, with Bill Ford officiating. Burial will be in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, in East Shelbiana, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.  (FCTs)

OSBORNE, Stella, b. 1-13-1913, F.C., d/o Thomas and Mary Blankenship Hamilton, d. 3-8-1988, F.C., w/o Bill Osborne, (d.1983) bur Newman Cem , Hi Hat, KY 

OSBORNE, Susie Mae Age 84, of Bonnyman, died Thursday, October 14, 1999, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital, following a brief illness. Born on May 13, 1915, in Boyd County, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Rose Bellamy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Freel Osborne. Survivors include two sons, Danny Ray Osborne of Bonnyman, and Freel Junior Osborne of Logan, West Virginia; a step-son, Dent Osborne of Ypsilanti, Michigan; three daughters, Ruby Skeens, Thelma Bentley, both of Martin and Tommie Perkins of Whitley City; Burial  in the Drift Cemetery

OSBORNE, Trylbia Hicks  Age, 78, of Payne, Ohio, died Sunday, January 7, 2001. She was born May 30, 1922, in Pyramid, the daughter of the late William and Mary Ann Coburn Hicks. Her husband, Ezra Osborne, died in 1987. Survivors include one son, Kenneth Larry Osborne of Benton; one daughter, Challis Jean Lee of Paulding Ohio; three brothers, Bertral Hicks of Payne, Ohio, Delmer Hicks of Portsmouth; Garrett Keith Hicks of Convoy, Ohio; three sisters, Sylvia Raines of Grundy, Virginia, Katherine Onley of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Pearl Shannon Fulk of Antwerp, Ohio. Burial was Wednesday, January 10, in Lehman Cemetery, Payne, Ohio. (FCT"S)

OSBORNE, Victor Age, 45, of 204 Winchester Drive died Thursday December 11, 1975 at Memorial Medical center after a short illness. He was a native of Floyd County, Ky.,was assistant vice president and manager of the Victory Drive Branch of the C&S Bank and was a deacon at the Wilmington Island Baptist Church. He was a member of the Savannah Lions Club and a veteran of the U.S. Army. having served in the Korean Conflict. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lucy Webb Osborne of Savannah; a son Bill Mark Osborne of Savannah; his mother, Mrs Ida Mae Hall Osborne of Melvin, Ky., three brothers, Jim Osborne of Morehead, Ky., Douglas Osborne of Winchester, Ky., and Homer Osborne of Melvin, Ky.; and several Nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home with burial in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery. Sumitted by Greg Osborne

OSBORNE, Wade (Sugar) Age, 58, of McDowell, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born December 13, 1946, in Price, he was the son of the late Charlie T. and Becky Mae Lawson Osborne. He was a disabled bus driver for the Floyd County School System. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Terry and Nancy Osborne of Willis, Michigan; two grandchildren: Brandyn Osborne and Taylor Osborne, both of Michigan; three brothers: John (Blackie) Osborne, Howard Osborne, and Charles (Babe) Osborne, all of Ohio; and a sister, Vonnie June Moore of McDowell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Rush Osborne, Hugh (Hugh Baby) Osborne, and Terry Truman Osborne; and a sister, Shirley (Sis) Brown. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 5, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Louis Tolbert, Deanner Moore, and Jimmy Hall, officiating. Burial was in the Lawson Cemetery in Price, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home, where church services were held on Monday evening.  (FCT'S)

OSBORNE, Willard   Age 59, of Teaberry, died Saturday, December 9, 2006, at Pikeville Medical Center. Born September 5, 1947, in Beaver, he was the son of the late Victor (Buster) and Mildred Hall Osborne. He was a disabled coal miner. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Blankenship Osborne. Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Willard (Bud) Jr., and Stephanie Osborne of Teaberry; four brothers: Leonard Osborne of Grethel, Larry Osborne of Beaver, Carson Osborne of Teaberry, and Glenn Dale Osborne of Beaver; five sisters: Priscilla Newsome, Kathy Bentley, and Glenda Newsome, all of Teaberry, Sylvia Martin of Knott County, and Brenda Newsome of Beaver; and a grandson: Nicholas Chase Osborne. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Larry Douglas Osborne. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 12, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church in Teaberry, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial was in Osborne-Blankenship Cemetery in Teaberry, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church, with nightly services at 6:30 p.m. (FCT'S 12-13-2006)

OUSLEY,"Ada" Ruth Age, age 70, of Martin, Ky., widow of Estill Ousley, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2000, in the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky. She was born September 12, 1929, in Risner, Ky., the daughter of the late Steve Hamilton and Sarah Thornsberry Hamilton. She was a member of the Drift Pentecostal Church, Drift, Ky. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Judith. Ann Johnson; one brother, Ira Hamilton. Survivors include four sons, Steve Ousley and Michael Ousley, both of Prestonsburg, Ky., Jack Ousley of Inez, Ky., Ricky D. Ousley of Martin, Ky; one sister, Ocie Hamilton Ousley of Martin Ky.; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  ,. Burial will follow in the Hamilton Branch Cemetery, Martin, Ky.Serving as pallbearers: Steve Ousley, .Jack Ousley, Ricky Ousley, Michael Ousley Ronnie Johnson, Ronnie Wayne Johnson II, Steve Little, Brad Pack and Otis Ousley Jr.

OUSLEY, Alonzo Age 84, of Prestonsburg, d, June 5, 1999, in the H R M C, Prestonsburg. He was born February 8, 1915, in Dock, s/o Joseph Ousley and Mollie Jones Ousley. He was a member of the Spurlock Regular Baptist Church, Spufiock Fork of Middle Creek, Prestonsburg, and member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local No. 6713 of David. h/o, Goldie Frasure Ousley; one son, Larry James Ousley of Richmond; two brothers, Richard Ousley of I Prestonsburg, Raymond Ousley of Albion, Michigan; one sister, Julie Kilgore of Albion, Michigan;Burial was in the Richmond Cemetery, in Prestonsburg.

OUSLEY, Anna Mae Age 66, of Martin, passed from this life on Sunday, May 22, 2005, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, in Prestonsburg. She was born July 30, 1937, in Goodloe, the daughter of the late Henry and Sally Shepherd Arnett. She was a homemaker. Surviving are: her husband, Vernon Ousley; one son, Lawrence Ousley of David; three daughters: Eva Gearheart of Lynchburg, Virginia, Barbara Moore of Prestonsburg, and Dianna Moore of Huntington, West Virginia; brothers: Adam Arnett and Henry Arnett Jr., both of Silver Lake, Indiana; sisters: Goldia Griffith, Opal Bates and Janice Prater, all of David, and Barbara Ousley of Noblesville, Indiana; grandchildren: Brianna Moore, Jessica Moore, Justin Moore, and Grant Gearheart. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Brothers, Rubin Arnett, Thomas Arnett, and Johnny Arnett; and a sister, Ocie Pitts. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 24, at 11 a.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Rev. Raymond E. Snider Jr., officiating. Burial was in the Ousley Cemetery, at Alum Lick, near Martin, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Joey Griffith, Symed Guoar, Danny Thorns-bury, David Thornsbury, Randy Griffith, David Bates, and Hasadore Ousley.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Bernos Age, 62, of Etna Green, Indiana, died Friday, June 16, 2000, in Valparaiso Care & Rehabitation Center. Born on July 30, 1937, in Floyd County, he was the son of Alvin and Melvinia Pitts Ousley. He was a resident of Kosciusko County for 47 years, and worked at Da-Lite Screen Company Inc., Warsaw. He was a member of Pentecostal Lighthouse Church and Outreach Center, Warsaw, and the Quarter Century Club at Da-Lite Screen Co. Survivors include three sisters, Nan Robinson of Prestonsburg, Magdalene Howard of Claypool, Indiana; and Berniece Coon of Decatur, Indiana; and four brothers, Homer Ousley of Pierceton, Indiana, Carson Ousley of Silver Lake, Indiana, Charles Ousley of Claypool, Indiana, and Carlos W. Ousley of Warsaw, Indiana. Burial was in Center Cemetery, Silver Lake, Indiana, under the direction of Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw, Indiana.

OUSLEY, Bertha   Age, 92, of Springboro, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at her residence. She was born on June 9, 1911, in Dock, [Floyd County] Ky., the daughter of Alex and Alice (Gray) Sizemore. Mrs. Ousley was a member of the House of Prayer Regular Baptist in Beavercreek and resided in Florida at her winter home for six months. Preceding in her death were her parents; her husband, Monroe Ousley in 1987; and a son, Rufus J. Ousley. She is survived by her sons, Thomas R. Ousley, and wife, Marylou, of Springboro, and James D. Ousley, and wife, Donna J., of Carlisle; daughters Eva L. Lovely, and husband, Dudley, of Camden, and Sarah A. Hale, and husband, Charles, of Wilmington; a sister, Josie Owsley of Springboro; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the House of Prayer Regular Baptist Church, Beavercreek, Ohio. Visitation will be Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Eaton-Anderson & Unglesby Funeral Home, 1357 E. Second St., Franklin. Burial will be in the Springboro Cemetery. (August 27, 2003 Wednesday Middletown Jouranl, Middletown, Ohio)

OUSLEY, Bertha Stephens  Age, 84, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, November 16, 2003. Born January 3, 1919, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Alex and Emma Johnson Stephens. She was a homemaker, and a member of the West Prestonsburg United Baptist Church for 55 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Ousley, to whom she was married for 63 years. Survivors include three sons, Robert Alec Ousley and Russell Ousley, both of Prestonsburg, and William Ousley of Indianapolis, Indiana; two daughters, Ruby Shepherd of Prestonsburg, and Lula Belle Morrison of Popular Bluff, Missouri; two sisters, Dora Bradley of Stockbridge, Michigan, and Nola Stumbo of Prestonsburg; 16 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Edna Grace Ousley; three brothers, Henry Stephens, William Stephens and Joe Stephens; three sisters, Betty Hunter, Julie Hunter, and Mary Bradley; two grandsons, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 19, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Don Neeley, and other United Baptist ministers, officiating. Burial will be in the Ousley Cemetery, Spurlock, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Bryan R.  Age, 33, of Prestonsburg, died Sunday, September 28, 2003, at his residence, following a brief illness. Born June 22, 1970, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, he was the son of Russell and Wanda Jo Lafferty Ousley of Prestonsburg. He was a parts salesman for Advance Auto Parts in Salyersville. Survivors include one son, Bryan Lee Ousley of Prestonsburg; one step-daughter, Lisa Setser of Auxier; one brother, Russell Randy Ousley (wife, Diana), of Atlanta, Georgia; and a sister, Melissa Joe Patton (husband, Steve) of Richmond; his paternal grandmother, Bertha Ousley of Prestonsburg; two nieces, Miranda Ousley and Courtney Patton; and a nephew, Robert Sexton. He was preceded in death by a brother, William Marcus Ousley. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 1, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Robert Ousley officiating. Burial will be in the Ousley Cemetery, at Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Burnis (Bud), B: 6-7-1931  David, Ky.  D: ?, s/o Dockie & Thelma Hale Ousley h/o Josephine Reffeitt  9-22-1954, children: Geneva, Regina, Burnis Jr., Oneda & Ronald G. bro-sis: Jean, Paul J., Edward, Lillie, Cassie, Wilie, Curtis & Ruth

OUSLEY, Carvel    Age, 83, of Prestonsburg, died Wednes-day, May 28, 2008, at Riverview Health Care, Prestonsburg, Born March 23, 1925, in Dock, he was the son of the late Elzie and Tillie Pitts Ousley. He was a retired coal miner; a member of U.M.W.A.; a member of John W. Hall Masonic Lodge No. 950; and a member of the Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elva Campbell Ousley. Survivors include two daughters: Janavee Hoffman of Walton; and Maggie Tackett of Prestonsburg; a brother, Hermal Ousley of Lancer; a sister, Betty Combs of Prestonsburg; three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Levi Ousley; a sister, Geneva O’Dell Spears; and a daughter, Wanda Ousley Justice. Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 1, at 11 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel. Visitation, at the funeral home, with Masonic services on Saturday evening, at 7 p.m.  (FCT'S Published:  Monday, June 2, 2008)

OUSLEY, Cathy Susan Obit  (HFH) photo

OUSLEY, Cephus of Martin b. 02-27-1913 d. 11-22-1990 s/o Ned & Martha Howard Ousley, h/o Rhoda Risner, Burial is in the Family Cemetery at Risner.

OUSLEY, Columbus Age 52, of Elizabethrown, died Thursday, Oct. 25, at Ireland Army Hospital in Fort Knox. He was a native of Risner, Floyd Co  and retired'from the U.S. Army in 1978. Vietnam War Veteran  He was a member of the Berean Baptist Church in Elizabethtown,  h/o Brenda loyce Moore Ousley; one son, Docky Keith Ousley of Vine Grove; two daughters, Alma Joyce Lark, and Lisa Miche!le Ousley, both of Elizabethrown; threebrothers, Jimmy Ousley of Langley, and Dennis Ousley of Martin; two sisters, Aivie Elliott of Warsaw, Ind., and Renis Ousley of Martin. Burial was made in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens

OUSLEY, Cornealis   Age, 67, of Martin, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center at Prestonsburg. Born August 4, 1935, in Risner, he was the son of Rosie Campbell Ousley of Martin, and the late Oscar Ousley. He was a retired coal miner; and a member of U.M.W.A. Local Union 1741 at Wayland. He is survived by his wife, Mary Emma Johnson Ousley. Other survivors include three sons, Donnie Ousley and David Randell Ousley, both of Prestonsburg, and Danny Ousley of Martin; one daughter, Phyllis Gamel of Prestonsburg; four brothers, Miley Ousley of Warsaw, Indiana, and Delano Ousley, Beecher Ousley, and Dormal Ousley, all of Martin; three sisters, Mavis Hicks of Eastern, Alma Jean Kost of Cleveland, Ohio, and Bonnie Condors of Winchester; five grandchildren, Rachael, LaDonna, David Lee, Shawn and Danielle; and four great-grandchildren, Austin, Savannah, Chase and Abigail. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 4, at 1 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Rev. Jerry Manns and others officiating. Burial will be in the Johnson-Hubbard Cemetery, Spurlock Road, Prestonsburg, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. Active pallbearers: David Lee Ousley, Shawn Ousley, John Blackburn, Clyde Shepherd, Oscar Wallenm, Harmon Johnson and Matt Floyd.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Effie Amburgy, b. 2-27-1913, Va, d/o Rubin and Minnie Adams Amburgy, d. 3-7-1988, F.C., w/o Obie Ousley, bur Davison Mem Gardens

OUSLEY, Ellen  Age 81, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, died on Monday, July 1, 2002, at the Annapolis Hospital, Wayne, Michigan. Born on November 22, 1920, in Risner, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Rebecca Allen Ousley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cold Springs Regular Baptist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Brenda Sue Music, Ypsilanti, MI.; two sisters, Rosie Reffitt, Martin, Ky., and Eva Prater, Vinton, OH.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The widow of Theo Ousley, she was also preceded in death by one son, Gene Randel Ousley; one brother, Andrew Jackson Ousley; and one sister, Sally Brown. Funeral services for Ellen Ousley will be conducted on Friday, July 5, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Ellis Reffitt Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Ellis, b,. 12-25-1921, Prestonsburg, F.C., d. 9-18-1988, UK Med Center, Lexington, Ky, bur: Ousley Fam Cem, Prestonsburg

OUSLEY , Elva Fay Campbell Age, 78, of Spurlock Creek, Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, February 1, 2'000, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, following an extended illness. Born on June 30, 1922, in Lancer, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Thelma -Goble Campbell. She is survived by her husband, Carvel Ousley; two .daughters, Janavee Hoffman of Covington, Maggie Tackett of Prestonsburg; one brother, Arnold Campbell of Lancer; two sisters, Edna Harris and Amy Spears of Prestonsburg; 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral services will be. con- ducted Saturday, February 5, at 10 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral -Home; ministers of the old Regular Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens, under the direction of the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.

OUSLEY, Emma Frasure, B: 7-30-1893  D: 9-5-1976, d/o Reece and Susan Wright Frasure, married James Ousley , 10-2-1910, children: Ina, Dewey, Willard, Orville, Mae, Sanford, Susie and Grace, They reared 2 foster children and niece Emma and nephew Lonzo Emma's bro-sis: Malcolm, Robert, Poppie and Lenda

OUSLEY, Estill   Age, 70, of Bull Creek, Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, April 3, 2001, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, following a brief illness. Born on August 25, 1930, in Floyd County, he was the son of Mary Shepherd Adams of Prestonsburg, and the late Pearl Ousley. He was a retired coal miner; a member of the Free United Baptist Church; West Prestonsburg; and a member of the U.M.W.A. He is survived by his wife, Lucy Frazier Ousley. Other survivors include one son, Roy Ousley of Prestonsburg; four daughters, Mary Jane Goble, Ada Combs and Kay Ousley, all of Prestonsburg, Joann Reynolds of Martin; one brother, Curtis Ousley of Claypool, Indiana; two sisters, Kathleen Robinson of Ashland, Ada Lou Hall of Emma; one half-sister, Georgia Ethel Porter of Tennessee, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 7, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, with Jim Smith, Ernie Blevins and Robert Ousley officiating. Burial will be in the Goble-Ousley Cemetery, on Bull Creek, in Prestonsburg. (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Goldie Frasure Age 86, of Prestonsburg, Ky., widow of Alonzo Ousley, passed away Friday, September 29, 2006, at her residence. She was born February 11, 1920, in Martin, Ky., the daughter of the late William Frasure and Julie Ousley Frasure. Mrs. was a homemaker and a member of the Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include a brother, Larry James Ousley, Richmond, Ky., a sister, Alice Robinson, Martin, Ky., and a grandchild, Jonathan Brannon. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, Melvin Frasure and Luther Frasure and a sisters, Mable Barton. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 01, 2006, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is from 1:00 till 5:00 p.m., Saturday here at Hall Funeral Home. (HFH)
 

OUSLEY, Grover  Age, 92, of Hippo, died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at his residence. He was born January 16, 1910, in Caney Creek, the son of the late Tommy Ousley and Lucy Allen Ousley. He worked for Columbia Gas Company and United Fuel for 26 years, and 16 years for S & H Manufacturing, and was a member of the Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include four sons, Gene Ousley of Branford, Florida, Carlos Ousley of Bellevue, Ohio, Jerry Ousley of Hippo, Clarence Ousley of Charlotte, North Carolina; one daughter, Anna Lou Kahnweiler of Los Angeles, California; one sister, Darcus Key of Allen, 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 10, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, at Martin, with the Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Hicks Cemetery, at Hippo. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Henry Age 80, of Prestonsburg, d, August 22, 1997, at his residence, . Born November 23, 1916 in Prestonsburg, s/o Allen and Martha Derossett Ousley. . h/o, Bertha Stephens Ousley; three sons, Robert Alex Ousley and William Joe Ousley, both of' Noblesville0 Indiana, and Russell Ousley of Prestonsburg; two daughters, Ruby Shepherd of Prestonsburg and Lula Belle Morris of Popular Bluff, Missouri; one brother, Jobie Ousley of Walbridge, Ohio; two sisters, Nannie Hunter of Martin and Lula Belle Holbrook of Prestonsburg.Burial was in the Ousley Family Cemetery at Spurlock, Prestonsburg

OUSLEY, Hiram Age, 89, of Knoxville. Indiana, formerly of Rochester, Indiana, died Tuesday, December 14, 1999, at the Countryside Place Nursing Home in Knox, Indiana, following an extended illness. Born February 8, 1910, in Floyd County, the son of the late Ben and Betty Shepherd Ousley. He was retired from Safeway Steel Corp., Rochester, Indiana, after 16 years of service and was a member of the Little Alvie Baptist Church, Knox, Indiana, where he was the minister for several years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Inez Adkins. Survivors include one daughter, Bonnie Martel of Houston Texas; five sons, Aaron Ousley of Kewanna, Indiana, Norman Ousley of PawPaw, Michigan, Eugene Ousley of Mishawaka, Indiana, Ralph Dean Ousley of Raphine, Virginia, Tommy Ousley of Marietta, Georgia; two brothers, Arthur Ousley of Peru, Indiana and Alec Ousley of Columbus, Ohio; 19 grandchildren and several great- grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 18, at Little Alvie Baptist Church, Knox, Indiana, with Rev. Clifford Newsome officiating.

OUSLEY, James , B: 5-25-1889  D: 7-21-1976 s/o Robert and Polly Ousley, married Emma Frasure, 10-2-1910 children: Ina, Dewey, Willard, Orville, Mae, Sanford, Susie and Grace They reared 2 foster children and niece Emma and nephew Lonzo

OUSLEY, Jerry Harold   Age 61, of Hippo, husband of Ramona Lou Hicks Ousley, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. He was born September 10, 1941, in Hippo, the son of Alice Moore Ousley, of Hippo, and the late Grover Ousley. He was a retired coal miner. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, Michael Grover Ousley of Greenup; one daughter, Melissa Carol Ousley Little of Blue River; three brothers, Richard E. Ousley of Branford, Florida, Clarence Ousley of Kannopolis, North Carolina, and Carlos R. Ousley of Bellevue, Ohio; one sister, Anna Lou Kahnweiler of Torrance, California; four grandchildren, Chloe M. Ousley, Jared Michael Little, Christopher Neil Little, and Campbell Jerry Ousley. Funeral services for Jerry Harold Ousley will be conducted Friday, May 30, at 11 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will be in the Hicks Cemetery, at Hippo, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is Wednesday, after 6 p.m., at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Jimmie  Age 77, of Langley, died Thursday, October 9, 2003, at his home. He was born January 17, 1926, in Risner, the son of the late Perry and Millie Ousley. He was a faithful member and deacon of the Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church at Langley. He was a miner for 24 years before retiring from Stephens Elkhorn Coal Company, where he was a lifetime member of the United Mine Workers of America. He was a farmer and a lover of God’s creation, aminals, flowers, trees and gardening. He enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, with his family and friends. He is survived by Edith Ousley, his wife of 59 years. Other survivors include one son, Delbert (Carolyn) Ousley, and one daughter, Dianna Charolet Ackerman (Bill), both of Richmond; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; one sister, Renis (Taylor) Ousley and two brothers, Otis (Sis) Ousley, and Dennis (Juanita) Ousley; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Delta Fay Ousley; sisters, Alvie and Alma; brothers, Leonard, Columbus, and Denver, and great-grandchild, Joshua David. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, October 12, at 2:30 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Brothers Coy Combs and Burton Ratliff officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, John Wesley  B: 10-3-1911 on Spurlock Creek  D: 4-21-1974, s/o Bill and Nancy Wright Ousley, h/o Susie Stephens  married: 9-26-1928, children: Hubert James, Calvin Dean. Emma Lois, Bessie Irene and Dela Loretta,  brothers and sisters: George, Ellis, Henry, Gracie, Myrtle, Lottie, Jim and Charlie

OUSLEY, Joner , Age63, of Claypool, Indiana, died Sunday, December 27, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, in Warsaw, Indiana. He was bom February 13, 1935, in Prestonsburg, the son of Alvin Ousley and Melvinia Pitts. Survivors include his wife, Pauline Ousley, of Claypool, Indiana; two sons, Robbie R. O. Ousley of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Nathan D. Ousley of Warsaw, Indiana; five brothers, C. Wade of Warsaw, Indiana, Chas Ray ofClaypool, Indiana, Bemos of Etna Green, Indiana, Carson of' Silver Lake, Indiana, and Homer Ousleyof Pierceton, Indiana; three sisters, Bernice Conn of Decatur, Indiana, Magdalene Howard of Claypool, Indiana; and Nan Robinson of Prestonsburg, Burial was made in the Center Cemetery in Silver Lake, Indiana

OUSLEY, Josie       Age 81, of Martin, KY., widow of Leonard Ousley, died Friday August 15, 2008 in N. Ft. Myers, Fl. She was born August 25, 1926 at Risner, KY., a daughter of the late Lee and Mousie Bradley Risner. She is survived by one son, Johnnie (Karen) Ousley, Berne, In., a daughter, Millie (Jim) Rose, of Martin, Ky., on sister Lorraine Fickert, Celina, Oh., 4 grandchildren, Laura (Tom) Pahnke, Mark (Shannon) Ousley, Matthew Ousley, Tracy (Dave) O'Dell, 2 step grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren. In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by a daughter Leona "Judy" Schaadt. Funeral Service for Josie Ousley will be conducted Thursday August 21, at 1 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, KY., with the Old Regular Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, Ivel, KY., with the Hall Funeral Home caring for those arrangements.

OUSLEY, Kathelene  Age, 78, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness. She was born November 7, 1923, at Dock, a daughter of the late Green and Molly (Harmon) Tussey. She is survived by her husband, Willard Ousley. Other survivors include three sons, Jack R. Ousley, Dr. Rudolph Ousley, and Glen G. Ousley, all of Prestonsburg; two daughters, Joanne Goble of Prestonsburg, and Barbara Brewer of Benton, Illinois; two brothers, Harmon (Red) Tussey, and Frank Tussey, both of Prestonsburg; nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one step-great-grandchild. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 4, at 1 p.m., at the Burke Funeral Home Chapel, Prestonsburg, with Rev. Paul Coleman, Brother Randolph Crisp, and Brother Dan Heintzelman officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Burke Funeral Home. Active pallbearers: Richard T. Goble, Jack R. Ousley II, Robert N. Goble, Franklin Fitzpatrick, Ira Joe Tussey, Steve Tussey, Tommy Ray Bays, Brian Holbrook, Thomas Stansfort, and Bruce Jilek. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Charles Hieronymus, Dr. Charles Arnett, Dr. Grady Stephens, Dr. Thomas Slone, Dr. Kerry Slone, Hon. Richard E. Fitzpatrick, Greg Porter and Leon Younce.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Leonard, B: 3-3-1924  Blue River, Ky.  D: 10-4-1982  Caney Fork, Ky. s/o Perry & Millie Crager Ousley, h/o Josie Risner  Nov. 1944 children: Johnny, Millie & Leona brosis: Jimmy, Otis, Dennis, Columbus, Renis, Alvie, Alma & Denver

OUSLEY, Lee Roy "Dukes" Age, 54, of Martin, died Thursday, June 15, 2000, at his residence. Born on December 17, 1945, he was the son of the late Roe Ousley and Grace Robinson Ousley. Survivors include four brothers, Mike Ousley of Lexington, Darrell Ousley, Rondall Ray Ousley and Willie Everett Ousley, all of Martin; two sisters, Joyce Ann Ousley of Martin, and Madonna Duncan of Prestonsburg. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 18, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman, Jim Stephens, officiating. Burial was in the Ousley Cemetery, Spurlock Fork, Prestonsburg, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home. Serving as pallbearers were members of the Martin Volunteer Fire Department. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Martin Police Department, Left Beaver Fire and Rescue Squad, Maytown Volunteer Fire Department, Prestonsburg Fire Department and Paintsville Fire Department.

OUSLEY, Leonard  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

OUSLEY, Lila  Age 85, of Prestonsburg,. d. April 25, 1999, in Pikeville, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Joe and B.J. Ousley. She was born November 10, 1913, at David, the d/o James and Della (Hale) Shepherd. She was a member of the Cold Springs Regular Baptist Church. Her husband, Nero Ousley, preceded her in death. She is survived by two sons, Joe Ousley of Pikeville, and Everett G. Ousley of Glasgow; two daughters, Imogene Dillon of Prestonsburg and Lue Jean Klinefeltner of Alliance, Ohio; one brother Israel Shepherd of Liberty; one sister, Alice Miller of Laport, Indiana Burial will be in the James E. Shepherd Cemetery at David.

OUSLEY, Lisa Lynn , Age 24, of Harold, died Tuesday, May 26, 1998, at her residence, following an extended illness. B. September 15, 1973 in Pike County, she was the daughter of Susan Ann Gibson Ousley and David Anthony Gooch of Harold. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Ousley Jr.; one son, David Benjamin Myers of Harold; two daughters, Morgan Catherine Myers and Kodi Lynn Myers, both of Lexington; and one sister, Kimberly Dawn Davis of Prestonsburg.. Entombment will be in the Whispering Woodland Mausoleum, R.H. Ratliff Cemetery at Shelbiana

OUSLEY, Lucille  Age, 93, of Allen, formerly of Hippo, died Friday, October 11, 2002, at her residence. She was born November 7, 1908, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late John and Fairlene Prater Bentley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lackey Freewill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Ousley. Survivors include one son, Curtis Bentley Jr., of South Point, Ohio; two daughters, Sonja Fay Ratliff of Allen, and Roberta Conley of Orange, Texas; one sister, Bessie Barlow of Cincinnati, Ohio; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Ruth Edna Hicks; two brothers, George Prater and Linvel Bentley; and one sister, Judy Jennings. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 13, at 10:45 a.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Brother James Harmon officiating. Burial was in the New Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens, in Elizabethtown, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Lula Mae , 60, of Prestonsburg, died June 16, 1986. She was born at Spurlock December 30, 1925 to James and Emma Frazier Ousley and married Adam Slone. Burial in the family cemetery at Spurlock.

OUSLEY, Mae Stephenson b. 06-22-1923 d. 08-31-1990 d/o Carl & Lueditha Sammons Stephenson, w/o Shirley Ousley, bur: Richmond Cem, Prestonsburg

OUSLEY, Manis  Obit  (FCT'S 1991)

OUSLEY, Mark b. 01-04-1973 d. 03-17-1990 s/o Russell & Wanda Lafferty Ousley, auto accident, bur: Ousley Cem, #2 , Prestonsburg

OUSLEY, Martha Slone   Age, 66, of Buck-eye at Blue River, died Sunday, June 30, 1991 at Highlands Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. Her death followed that of her husband's, Manis Ousley, who died on June 20, by 10 days. Mrs. Ousley was the daughter of the late Taylor and Flossie Shepherd Slone. She was born December 25, 1924 at Blue River. She was a member of the Middle Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Gerald Ousley of Buckeye; one brother, Taylor Slone Jr. of Little Paint; five sisters, Mary and Maudie Ousley, both of Caney Fork of Middle Creek, Marie Prater, Thelma Shepherd, and Lois Collins, all of Buckeye at Blue River; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, July 3, at Floyd Funeral Home with the Rev. Vernon Slone officiating. Burial will be made in the Slone Family Cemetery at Buckeye under direction of the Floyd Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Mary Age, 78, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at her residence. Born October 27, 1926, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Taylor and Flossie Shepherd Slone. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Ousley. Survivors include: Two sons: Eugene Ousley and George Ousley, both of Prestonsburg; one brother, Taylor Slone of Prestonsburg; three sisters: Marie Prater, Thelma Shepherd, and Maudie Ousley, all of Blue River; two grandchildren: Gary and Corey; and one great-grandchild, Hunter. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Martha Ousley and Lois Collins. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 21, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Malcom Slone officiating. Burial will be in the Ousley Cemetery, at Caney Fork, in Martin, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Minnie   Age, 90, of Eastern, died Thursday, January 5, 2006, at Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital. Born December 25, 1915, in Eastern, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Mary Allen Patton. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Garrett Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ousley. Survivors include a son, George Ousley (Paula) of Eastern; five daughters: Peggy Hoover (Jackie) of Eastern, Wanda Louise Sexton and Bobbie Sexton, both of Plymouth, Ohio, Kathy Luna (Steve) of Howard, Ohio and Rosetta Fletcher (James) of Mansville, Ohio; a sister, Martha Tuttle of Eastern; 22 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ellen Searl; three sisters: Virginia Lee (Jeannie) Hamilton, and two infants; and six brothers: Miles Fellie Patton, William Bill Patton, Floyd Patton, Johnny Patton, Nazareth Patton and Claude Patton. Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 9, at 11 a.m., at the Salt Lick Community United Baptist Church, in Hueysville, with Carlos Beverly officiating. Burial was in the Turner Cemetery, in Eastern, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation was at the church.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, NEDDIE  Obit  Submitted by        From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Oscar, b. 9-21-1910, Risner, F.C., s/o Mont and Mima Ousley, d. March 30, 1988, Martin, F.C., h/o Rosie Campbell Ousley  bur: Family Cem

OUSLEY, Pearl Gene  Age, 62, of East Point, died Thursday, February 2, 2001, at Kings Daughters Medical Center, Ashland, following a brief illness. Born on July 8, 1938, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Pearl and Garrett McGuire Ousley. He was a retired laborer for American Standard in Paintsville and a member of the First Church of God at Little Paint. He is survived by his wife, Ann Richardson Ousley. Survivors include one son, Dickie Ousley of Prestonsburg; three step-sons, Ricky Spradlin of Little Paint, Avery Ousley and Timothy Ousley, both of Prestonsburg; three daughters, Mary Jean Ousley, Jeanette Prater, both of Prestonsburg, Brenda Baldridge of Lexington; four step-daughters, Lee Ann Spradlin of Little Paint, Patricia Massie of Petosky, Michigan, Lou Ann Nelson and Saundra DeRossett both of Prestonsburg; four half-brothers, Taulbie Goodman and Estill Ousley both of Prestonsburg, Curt Ousley of Indiana, Luther Goodman of Ypslanti, Michigan; one sister, Georgia Ethel Porter of Tennessee; one half-sister, Janie Goodman of Prestonsburg; 9 step-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, February 4, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home at 1 p.m., on Sunday, February 4, with Jim Smith and Charles Heater officiating. Burial will be in the Richardson-Boggs Cemetery, at Little Paint. (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Renis  Age 77, of Martin, wife of Taylor Ousley, passed away Monday, September 19, 2005, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. She was born March 11, 1928, in Risner, the daughter of the late Perry Ousley and Millie Crager Ousley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cold Springs Regular Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Taylor; two sons: Joe Ed Ousley of Warsaw, Indiana, and Donnie Ed Ousley of Denver; one daughter, Melinda Lou Hager of Martin; two brothers: Dennis Ousley and Otis Ousley, both of Martin; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Fayette Ousley. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, September 22, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Taylor Ousley Cemetery, Alum Lick, in Martin, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Rhoda Risner, B: 2-25-1913  Risner, Ky.  D: 6-14-1982  Martin, Ky., d/o Lee & Mousie Bradley Risner, w/o Cephus Ousley  2-8-1934 children: Edward, Luther, James L., Lenda Sue & Martha Jean bro-sis: McIntire, Manis, Opal,Josie, Eva, Lorraine, Jim & Harris

OUSLEY, Ricky D.  Age 41, of Martin, Ky., passed away Sunday, September 30, 2001, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, Ky., following an extended illness. He was born April 1, 1961, in McDowell, Ky., the son of the late Estill Ousley and Ada Hamilton Ousley. He was a coal miner. Survivors include one daughter, Christen Ousley of Martin, Ky.; three brothers, Steve Ousley and Jack Ousley, both of Inez, Ky., and Mike Ousley of Prestonsburg, Ky. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Judith Johnson. Funeral services for Ricky D. Ousley were conducted Tuesday, October 2, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the clergyman, Dan Heintzel-man, officiating. Burial followed in the Hamilton Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Jack Ousley, Steve Ousley, Mike Ousley, Wayne Johnson, Brad Pack, Ed Prater, Raymond, Matt Ousley. Honorary: Ron Johnson, Donald Ousley and Otis Ousley Jr. (FCT'S)

OUSLEY,  , Rosemary Gray Age, 59, of Water Gap, died Monday, January 3, 2000, at the Pikeville Methodist Hospital. She was born September 15, 1940, in Water Gap, the daughter of the late George Gray and Stacy Hammonds Gray. She is survived by her husband, James E. Ousley. Other survivors include one brother, George Gray Jr. of Langley. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, January 6, at I p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergymen, Jerry Mantis, Ersel Huff and others officiating. Burial will be in the Hagans Cemetery, Langley, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

OUSLEY, Rosie Campbel Obit  Photo

OUSLEY, Sarah Jane Wallen b: Aug 15 1881 d: Aug 16 1966, diabetes; d/o James and Amanda Wallen; md: Lum OUSLEY, 1900 d: Apr 1939; 3 boys one girl, the boy and one girl deceased, leaving,Mae Pitts, she leaves two daughter in laws: Thelma Ousley, West Prestonsburg, Ky; and Millie Ousley, Risner, Ky, also, one brother, Robert Wallen, Liberty Mills, IN: and one sister, Ellen Harmon, Prestonsburg, Ky. Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.

OUSLEY, Shirley  82 b-Jan.18 1916-Risner , d-Aug.22 1998, s/o  Robert & Elizabeth Bentley Ousley h/o-Mae Stephenson Ousley  Bur: Richmond Cem. Prestonsburg, Floyd Co. Ky. [World War II Veteran]

OUSLEY, Susie   Age, 76, of Claypool, Indiana, died Thursday, October 7, 2004, at her residence. Born March 3, 1928, in Dock, she was the daughter of the late Jake and Phiobla (Hyden) Bradley. She had been a Claypool resident since 1962, moving from Dock. She was employed by Jomac Glove Co., Warsaw, Indiana, and was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Kosciusko County. She was married to Odis Ousley, in Prestonsburg, on November 16, 1945, and he preceded her in death on October 10, 2002. Survivors include two sons: Dan (Sue) Ousley of Silver Lake, Indiana, and Kenneth (Maureen) Ousley of Fort Wayne, Indiana; two daughters: Carol (Richmond) Salmons of Claypool, Indiana, and Debra (John) Seitz of Mentone, Indiana; four sisters: Alva Hackworth, Phyllis Bolen, Winnie Ousley and Dorothy Bolen, all of Kentucky; six brothers: Farish Bradley, Frank Bradley, Jimmy Bradley, and Odis Bradley, all of Kentucky, and Jake Junior Bradley and Loren Bradley, both of Indiana; 11 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, October 11, at 10 a.m., at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Kosciusko County, with Pastors Terry Bradford and Willie Collins officiating. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery, Claypool, Indiana, under the direction of McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana. Memorials may be made to: Kosciusko Home Health Care and Hospice, 920 Provident Dr., Warsaw, Indiana 46580.  (FCT'S)

OUSLEY. Susie Stephens  B: 6-12-1912  D: 10-2-1973, d/o Sam and Rachel Bradley Stephens w/o John Wesley Ousley  married: 9-26-1928, children: Hubert James, Calvin Dean, Emma Lois, Bessie Irene and DelaLoretta, brothers and sisters: James, Hubert and Emma

OUSLEY, Verdis   Age 56 , of Hueysville, died Sunday, April 30, 2006, at his residence. Born March 30, 1950, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Zeb and Eula Mae Baldridge Ousley. He was a disabled coal miner and a member of the Saltlick Community Church, in Hueysville. Survivors include a son: Mark Douglas Ousley of Louisville; five brothers: Virgil Ousley of Martin, Lenvil Ousley of Jackson, Ohio, Larry Ousley of Pierceton, Indiana, Andrew Ousley of Garrett and Bill Ousley of Martin; four sisters: Bula Patton of Martin, Sally F. Ousley of Shaftsburg, Michigan, Sandra Osborne of Martin & Loretta Ward of Price; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday May 3, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson Frazier Funeral Home in Martin, with Carlos Beverly officiating. Burial was in the Ousley Cemetery in Martin, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

OUSLEY, Vernon    Age 75, Blue River, Ky., husband of the late Anna Mae Arnett Ousley, passed away Monday, October 08, 2007, at his residence. He was born February 07, 1932 in Risner, Ky., the son of the late James L. Ousley and Nancy Jane Pitts Ousley. Survivors include a son, Lawrence Ousley, Blue River, Ky., three daughters, Dianna Ousley, Huntington, Wv., Eva (Charles) Gearheart, Blacksburg, Va., Barbara Moore, Martin, Ky., four brothers, Gardis Ousley, Prestonsburg, Ky., Rabon Ousley, Warsaw, In., a sister, Evie Thornsberry, Martin, Ky., four grandchildren, Briana Wills, Jessica Moore, Justin Moore, and Grant Gearheart.  He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, a son, Curtis Eugene Ousley, and a brother Adam Ousley.  Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 11, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Rev. Charles Tackett officiating. Burial will follow in the Ousley Cemetery, Martin, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation is after 3:00 p.m., Wednesday here at the Funeral Home. (HFH)

OUSLEY, Wade     Age 68, of Martin, Ky., passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at his residence. He was born November 02, 1939 in Manton, Ky., the son of the late John Wesley Ousley and Audrey Howard Ousley. Survivors include a brother, Jason (Loretta) Ousley, Martin, Ky., a daughter-in-law, Mary, Prestonsburg, Ky., a sister, LouJean (Ernest R.) Gibson, Martin, Ky., 11 nieces and nephews and host of great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Beverley Clark Ousley, Prestonsburg, Kentucky.  Funeral services for Wade Ousley will be conducted Friday, February 15, 2008, at 11:00 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the Clergyman Gary Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the John W. Ousley Family Cemetery, Martin, Ky., with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., caring for those arrangements. Visitation is after 6:00 p.m., Wednesday here at the Funeral Home with church services Thursday evening at 7:00.  (HFH)

OUSLEY, Willie Edward"Will"  , 60, of Martin, died Thursday, July 20, 2000, at his residence. Born on July 3, 1940, in Martin, he was the son of the late Roe Ousley and Gracie Robinson Ousley. Survivors include three brothers, Mike Ousley of Lexington, Rondall Ray Ousley and Darrell Ousley, both of Martin; two sisters, Joyce Ousley of Martin, and MaDonna Duncan of Prestonsburg. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, July 23, at 1 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with the clergyman, James Stephens, officiating. Burial in the Ousley Cemetery, at Spurlock, under the direction of Hall Funeral Home.

OWENS, Charles W. Age  62, of Allen. died Monday, September 6, 1999. at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin. He was born August 9, 1937, in Anderson, Indiana, the son of the late Robert Eugene Owens and Marcella Vest Owens. He was a retired salesman and a member of the Masonic Fraternity. He is survived by his wife, Ruth A. Brundage Owens. In addition to his wife, he is survived by five daughters, Suzanne Vitullo and Yolanda Bratsakis, both of Houston, Texas, Beth Owens Steidlitz of Allen, Sandi Stone of HoUston, Texas, Deena Franklin of Yorktown,, Indiana; one brother, Gene Owgns of Coldsprings, Texas; two sisters, Patricia Berry of Anderson, indiana; and Mary Priest of Chesterfield, Indiana;  Burial in Richmond Cemetery, Prestonsburg.

OWENS, Devert, b. 8-23-1917, s/o Joesph and Louhettie Slone Owens, d. 1-2-1988, Lexington, Ky, h/o Vivian Martin Owens, WWII Vet

OWENS, Earnest  Age 83, of Prestonsburg, Ky., passed away Friday, June 14, 2002, at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Ky., after an extended illness. He was born May 27, 1919, at Prestonsburg, Ky., a son of the late John and Mattie Owens. He was a veteran, having served in the Army during W. W. II. He was a coal miner, a member of the Corn Fork Freewill Baptist Church, and a member of V.F.W. Post 5839 at Prestonsburg, Ky. He was married to Vada (Ratliff) Owens, who survives him. There are six sons and three daughters, who survive: Arnold Owens of Stone, Ky., Paul Owens of Hardy, Ky., Ellery Owens and John Albert Owens, both of Prestonsburg, Ky., Donald Ray Owens of Keaton, Ky., and Terry Owens of Sebring, Fla.; Alma Sue Pulliam of Auxier, Ky., Carol Goble of Harrison Township, Mi., and Patty Ann Collins of Prestonsburg, Ky.; 23 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, June 16, 2002, at 1:30 p.m., at Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsburg, Ky., with Bro. Shane Powers and Rev. Bobby Joe Spencer officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens Cemetery, at Ivel, Ky. Visitation was at the funeral home. All arrangements are under the direction of Burke Funeral Home, Prestonsbburg, Ky. (FCT'S)

OWENS, Elizabeth "Libby" Rowe Age, 54, of Prestonsburg, died Monday, May 9, 2005, at her residence. Born October 16, 1950, in Prestonsburg, she was the daughter of the late Reverend Charlie Rowe and Cleo Gray Rowe. She was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Independent Freewill Baptist Church, in Prestonsburg. She is survived by her husband, Charles Ray Owens. Other survivors include a daughter, Angela Elizabeth Owens Williamson of Prestonsburg; two granddaughters: Emily Elizabeth Williamson and Hevin Nicole Faith Spears; five brothers: James Rowe of Winchester, Jack Rowe and Roger Rowe, both of Prestonsburg, and Jay Sammons and John Sammons, both of Prestonsburg; five sisters: Grace Woody of Prestonsburg, Sylvia Mosley of Cookeville, Tennessee, Dorothy Day of Lake Placid, Florida, Ruth Bridgett of Holiday, Florida, and Toy Ann Sammons of Louisville; her mother-in-law, Delta Owens of Prestonsburg; aunts: Kay Gray, Fay Gray, and Glenda Sue Gray; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Homer Owens; two brothers: Charles C. Rowe and Charlie M. Sammons; uncles: John H. Gray and Charles Gray; an aunt, Florence Gray; a brother-in-law, Charles Woody; and a son-in-law, Keith Williamson. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 13, at 1 p.m., at the Faith Independent Freewill Baptist Church, in Prestonsburg, with Clinton Buddy Jones, and others, officiating. Burial will be in the Gethsemane Gardens, in Prestonsburg, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is at the church. (FCT'S)

OWENS, Lessie b. 11-24-1909 d. 12-24-1990 d/o Richard & Betty Adams Prater, w/o Lee Owens (d. 07-17-1967), bur Family Cem at Middle Creek

OWENS, Matt Jr. b. 10-17-1925 d. 11-23-1990 s/o Virgina Samons & Matt Owens Sr., bur: Davidson Mem Gardens

OWENS, Minnie   Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995

OWENS, Olga  Age, 88, of Blue River, Ky., died Saturday, April 6, 2002, following an extended illness. Born on December 21, 1913, in West Prestonsburg, Ky., she was the daughter of Sam Bayes and Della Coburn Bayes. She was a retired cook, for Wise Restaurant. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Owens. Survivors include one son, Henry Jr. Owens, of West Prestonsburg, Ky.; three daughters, Mable Sue Owens of Buckeye, Ky., Della Lou Hackworth of Prestonsburg, Ky., Sally Jo Slone of David, Ky.; one brother, Harvey Bays of Prestonsburg, Ky.; three sisters, Betty Jo Hackworth and Elsie Sherman, both of Abbott, Ky., and Rena Blair of Paintsville, Ky.; 14 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Sammy Bays, Woodrow Bays and Henderson Bays; and one sister, Lacressa Von. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, April 9, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, Ky., with Van West and Jimmy Brown officiating. Burial was in the Owens Cemetery, Buckeye, Ky., under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home. (FCT'S)

OWENS, Ralph  Age, 56, of Burkesville, formerly of Helena, Ohio, and Prestonsburg, died Wednesday, February 21, 2001, at T.J. Samson Community in Glasgow. Born on December 31, 1944, in Floyd County, he was the son of the late Butler and Ina Webb Owens. He was a retired Chrysler Corporation employee and of the Protestant faith. He is survived by his wife, Mary Snyder Owens. Other survivors include three sons, Glenn Owens of Rising Sun, Ohio, Joey Owens of Burkesville, and Jamie Owens of Helena, Ohio; a daughter, Linda Owens of Pemberville, Ohio; two brothers, Roy Owens and Troy Owens both of Blue River; three sisters, Mabel Hackworth of Prestonsburg, Elsie Rahrig of Blue River, and Brenda Shepard of David. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 24, in Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, Burkesville, with Gary Cash officiating. Burial was in the Burkesville Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Tom Reed, Jim Harris, Jeff Mowers, Dale Rife, Darrell Davis and Durwood Bard. An honorary pallbearer was Lloyd Smith. (FCT'S)

OWENS, Ray Hansford  Age 57, of Van Lear, died Tuesday, September 7, 1999, at Turfway Park,Florence. He was the son of the late Holly Owens and Blanche Stafford Charles Owens. He was a horse trainer for the Kentucky Racing Commission. He is survived by four sisters, Rosalee Rice Mulahan of San Francisco, California, Sherlyn Rose Herring of Los Angeles, California, Reva Lorrain Kitts of Columbus, Ohio, and Nora Lovella Amburgey of Van Lear. . Burial  in the Tram Cemetery

OWENS, Margaret (Tommie)   Age, 86, of Prestonsburg, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Quentin Scholtz officiating. Mrs. Owens died Friday at highlands Regional Medical Center Following a short illness. A daughter of the late Samuel and Anna Banner May, she was born March 10, 1900 at Allen. She and her husband John D. Owens, who preceded her in death, owned and operated the Greyhound bus station at Pikeville for over 30 years. Surviving are two daughters, Margaret (Jill) Wells, of Auxier, and Anna Castner, of Louisville, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Burial was made in the May Cemetery, at Allen.  Pallbearers were David May, Delano May, Sam Leslie, Mike Blackburn, Tim Blackburn, Robert Comstock and Bill May.  ("The Floyd County Times", Wednesday, August 27, 1986)

OWENS, Robert, 73,  d- May 1998,  b- Jan. 20, 1925,  h/o-(1)-Idie  Thornsburge, h/o(-2-) Bessie Irene  Hall

OWSLEY, Walter Scott   Obit  (HFH)  Photo
     


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