Biography of

Elba Bright Callison


Born 07 Nov 1895, Locust, Pocahontas WV
Died 06 Jan 1946, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH
Married Elizabeth Jane Smith, 08 Oct 1909, Millpoint, Pocahontas, WV


Children Born
Samuel Bright Callison 05 Apr 1930
Richard Coe Callison 07 Jun 1936


Obituary : Elba Bright Callison, aged 50 years, died in a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday morning January 6, 1946, after an illness of several weeks duration.  On Tuesday afternoon, the funeral service was held from the Marlinton Methodist Church by Rev. Fred Oxendale, assisted by Rev. Harvey Porter.  his body was laid to reset in the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery.  Mr. Callison is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Jane Smith Callison, son and their two sons, Samuel and Richard.  his surviving brothers are Denny M. of Beard, Josiah W. of Brooklyn, G. Steele of Oak Hill, and Orion G. of Slab Fork.   Thus is noted the passing of one of best and most widely known citizens.  For the past ten years Mr. Callison had served he public as deputy sheriff of Pocahontas County.  Either years previous to this public service he was deputy assessor for the Levels District.  In religion Mr. Callison was a Methodist and worked at his Christianity.   For years he had been on the official board of his church, and Sunday School superintendent.  Taken away at the height of his usefulness, he is greatly missed.