McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

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William Dink Osborne Jr

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"William Dink Osborne, Jr., 55, of Cyclone, WV formerly of Clear Fork passed away on Sunday March 8, 2020 at his
home, where he resided with his sister Cindy Nelson, following a sudden illness. He was born on November 27,
1964 a son of Olivia Jewel Adkins of Oceana and the late William Dink Osborne. He was employed by MIS Security
for many years. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his grandparents; his wife Carol Sue Osborne;
his fiancé Diane Belcher; and a niece Jessica Dawn Osborne. In addition to his mother, survivors include his step
son Adam Mullins; step daughter Kari Belcher and husband Derrick of Welch-Pineville Road; step grandchildren
Drake and Alexander Belcher; two sisters Sarah Blankenship and husband Leroy of Clear Fork and Cindy Nelson of
Cyclone; two nephews Joe Osborne Jr. of Paintsville, WV and Christopher Nelson of Pineville; two nieces Kelly
Lester and family and Kayla Dunford and family of Clear Fork; close friends Wesley and Pam Rakes of Clear Fork,
Howard and Connie Osborne of Cyclone and Trevor and Beth Miller of Clear Fork; a host of great nieces, nephews,
aunts, uncles, cousins, and other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday
March 12th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. David Johnson officiating. He
will be laid to rest in Bragg Cemetery, Cyclone, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 pm until time of
services on Thursday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family is being served by the
Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco."


Carol Sue Green

1. Stafford Funeral Home; Lynco, WV; Posted Obit.
"Carol Sue Osborne, 50, of Clear Fork, WV passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at her
home. She was born on March 1, 1966 in Welch, WV. Carol was a member of the Sweet Home Baptist Church, Princeton, WV and a graduate of Pineville High School. Survivors include her loving husband
of seven years William Dink Osborne, Jr.; her parents Leroy and Lorene Green of Fort Branch; a
daughter Carrie Justice of Fort Branch; a son Adam Tyler Mullins of Clear Fork; a grandchild Drake Belcher; a sister Tabitha Mullins of NC; two brothers Bruce Green of Welch Pineville Rd. and Tommy
Lane of NC; and a host of other loving family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Thurman Belcher officiating. She will be laid to rest in Green Family Cemetery, Welch Pineville Road...."


Lorraine Lane

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1963)' Page 282; WV Archives Web Site.
Leroy Green; age 22; born at Bottom Creek, WV; single; living at Rt #1, Box 75, Welch, WV; married on
10 Jun 1963 at Welch, WV; Lorraine Lane Mullins; age 21; born in Welch, WV; divorced; living at
Maitland, WV.


Harry Switch

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Adkins District; Elbert; E.D. 24-5; taken 25 Apr 1940; Page 101B;
Image 44 0f 70; Household #321.
Listed as Harry Switch; age 15; born in WV; single; 8th grade education; attending school; lived in
same place on 1 Apr 1935; in household of mother, Mary T. Switch.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1949); Page 304; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Switch; age 24; born at Eckman, WV; single; living at Elbert, WV; married on 36 June 1949
at Marys Creek Catholic Church, Elkhorn, McDowell Co, WV; Anna Hornick; age 20; born and living
at Elbert, WV; single; with consent of Mary Hornick, mother of Anna Hornick.
3. Fanning Funeral Home; Iaeger, WV; Posted Obit.
"Harry Switch, 94, of Welch WV, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at Westwood Rehabilitation Center, Bluefield VA. Born September 26, 1924 in Eckman WV, he was the son of the late Paul and Mary Tydaschuk Switch.
He was a proud veteran of World War II and one of the last veterans of WWII in Welch; serving in the U.S. Marine Corps 1st Marine Division in the Pacific Theater; Okinawa, and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was retired from U.S. Steel Mining Operations at the Gary Preparation Plant as shift foreman and at Pinnacle Preparation Plant as Superintendent; retiring in 1982. He was actively involved in the community as a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 6180 of Welch WV; and a member of the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly of Princeton WV. He was a member of the American Legion Post 38 Gary, the Veterans of Foreign Wars post 8413, and the Disabled American Veterans chapter 56 of WV. He was a member of St Peter Catholic Church and a resident of Welch for fifty-eight years. He served on the Board of Directors for the Welch Gas Co-Op
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, one daughter, Sharon Blackburn, sisters, Anne Beront, Ethel Dillon, Julia Herring, Stella Lambert, brothers, Frank Perfin, Lee Switch, John Switch, Mike Switch, Steve Switch, Paul Switch. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Survivors include, his loving wife of 69 years Anna Hornick Switch, of the home, three daughters, Mary C. Cook and husband Carl of Narrows VA, Barbara Baker and husband Sam of Princeton WV, Judy Inscore and husband Jackie of Clayton N.C., one son in law, W. Douglas Blackburn Jr of Richmond VA., six grandchildren, W.D. Blackburn III, Kelly Charles, Denise Carvalho, William Larry Lockhart Jr, Benjamin Baker and Madalyn Grose, great grandchildren, Victoria, Brittany Hannah, Maksim, Abigail, Mateus, and Baker; and a host of nieces and nephews. Our Family would like to thank his special caregivers that loved him dearly, Wilma Johnston and Paula Burnoski.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Princeton, with Father Greg Lyttle celebrant.
Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. till 12:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Princeton WV. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum in Bluewell WV; where Military Grave Side Rights will be conducted by V.F.W. Post 1144 of Iaeger, WV. Ben Baker, W. Larry Lockhart, Doug Blackburn III, Sam Baker, Jackie Inscore, Garin Grose, Stanley Roberts, Benito Aguirre, will serve as pallbearers; Honorary Pallbearers will be Carl Cook. ..."


Mae Amburn

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Browns Creek District; Maitland; taken on 5 Jan 1920; Page 5A;
Image 9 of 53; Family #82/85.
Listed as Mae Amburn; age 11; born in VA; in household of father, Charles Amburn.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1926); Page 424; WV Archives Web Site.
W, M. Woods; age 25; born in Pulaski Co, VA; single; miner; living at Capels, WV; son of Ernest and
Rebecca; married on 1 May 1926 at Havaco, WV; May Ambern; age 17; born in Wythe Co, VA; single;
daughter of Charles and May (sic, Anna).


Harry Franklin Allen

1. 1940 Census, McDowell Co, WV; Sandy River District; Wyoming Precinct; Bull Creek; E.D. 24-58;
taken on 22 Jul 1940; Page 1132B; Image 26 of 60; Household #186.
Listed as Harry Allen; age 9; born in WV; single; 2nd grade education; attending school; lived in
same house on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father Andy H. Allen.
2. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Franklin Allen; age 28; born in Mohawk, WV; single; living at Box 81, Mohawk, WV; married
on 22 dec 1958 at Panther, WV; Bird Osborne; age 29; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single;.
3. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harry Franklin Allen
[Harry F Allen]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 4 Aug 1930
Birth Place: Mohawk McDow, West Virginia
Death Date: 16 Apr 2005
Father: Andy H Allen
Mother: Louise Prater
SSN: 236463005
Disability Status: Disability denied - no record of type.
Notes: May 1948: Name listed as HARRY FRANKLIN ALLEN;
22 Apr 2005: Name listed as HARRY F ALLEN"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Harry F. Allen
Last Residence:
24801 Welch, Mcdowell, West Virginia
BORN: 4 Aug 1930
Died: 16 Apr 2005
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951"


Bird Osborne

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1958); Page 8; WV Archives Web Site.
Harry Franklin Allen; age 28; born in Mohawk, WV; single; living at Box 81, Mohawk, WV; married
on 22 dec 1958 at Panther, WV; Bird Osborne; age 29; born and living in Iaeger, WV; single;.


Glen Elbert Allen

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.
Glen Elbert Allen; age 23; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Gilbert, WV; married on 4 Oct 1954
at Northfork, WV; Norma Dell Brown; age 21; born in Coaldale, WV; single; living in Maybeury, WV.
2. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Glen Elbert Allen
[Glen E Allen]
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 12 Oct 1930
Birth Place: Hull, West Virginia
Death Date: 26 May 1995
Father: Ed Allen
Mother: Octava Collins
SSN: 234448921
Notes: Dec 1946: Name listed as GLEN ELBERT ALLEN;
28 Jul 1995: Name listed as GLEN E ALLEN"
3. U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010: Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Glen Allen
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 12 Oct 1930
Death Date: 26 May 1995
SSN: 234448921
Branch 1: AF
Enlistment Date 1: 22 Jul 1948
Release Date 1: 10 Oct 1952
Enlistment Date 2: 6 Mar 1953
Release Date 2: 30 Sep 1969"
4. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Glen E. Allen
SSN: 234-44-8921
Last Residence:
20317 Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
BORN: 12 Oct 1931
Died: 26 May 1995
State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)"
5. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current; Ancestry.com Web Site.
"Name: Glen E Allen
Birth Date: 12 Oct 1930
Death Date: 26 May 1995
Cemetery: Arlington National Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, United States of America
Has Bio?: N
URL: https://www.findagrave.com/mem..."


Norma Dell Brown

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1954); Page 74; WV Archives Web Site.
Glen Elbert Allen; age 23; born in Iaeger, WV; single; living at Gilbert, WV; married on 4 Oct 1954
at Northfork, WV; Norma Dell Brown; age 21; born in Coaldale, WV; single; living in Maybeury, WV.


Robert Sizemore

1. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Sizemore; age 26; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; married on 7 Jul 1951
at Welch, WV; Hazel Shelton; age 24; born and living at Davy, WV; single.


Hazel Shelton

1. 1930 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; taken 16 Apr 1930; Page 83B; Image 24 of 26;
Family #106/117.
Listed as Hazel Shelton; age 3; born in WV; in household of father, James Shelton.
2. 1940 Census, Wyoming Co, WV; Baileysville District; Baileysville; E.D. 55-1; taken on 19 Apr 1940; Page 6A
Image 13 of 49; Household #63.
Listed as Hazel Shelton; age 13; born in WV; 5th grade education; attending school; lived in Wyoming Co,
WV on 1 Apr 1935; in household of father, James Shelton.
3. McDowell Co, WV; Marriage Records; Vol #__(1951); Page 334; WV Archives Web Site.
Robert Sizemore; age 26; born at Mohegan, WV; single; living at Twin Branch, WV; married on 7 Jul 1951
at Welch, WV; Hazel Shelton; age 24; born and living at Davy, WV; single.
4, Tazewell Co, VA; Marriage License; 83-034199; Ancestry.com Web Site.
David Ray Sizemore; age 51; born 21 Sep 1931 in WV; divorced; this was his second marriage; 12th grade
education; living at Davy, WV; son of Robert Harrison and Lula Elizabeth (Taylor) Sizemore; married on 14
Jul 1983 in Tazewell, VA; Hazel Sizemore; age 56; born 16 Apr 1927 in WV; widow; this was her second
marriage; 9th grade education; living at Box 550, Davy, WV; daughter of James Jim and Bessie (Fannin)
Shelton.
5. FindAGrave.com Web Site; Iaeger Memorial Cemetery, Roderfield, McDowell Co, WV; submitted by
B. Walls; 31 Dec 2013.
Hazel Sizemore; born 16 Apr 1927; died 30 Sep 1998; buried here; headstone photo shown; "MOTHER".