Biography of

George Steele Callison

 

Born 13 Oct 1899, Locust, Pocahontas, WV
Died 16 Feb 1971, Lexington, Fayette, KY
Married (1) Hycinth Louise Thomas, 04 Aug 1924, Marlinton, Pocahontas, WV; b 17 Jul 1899, Hot Springs, Bath, VA; d 13 Dec 1988 Clarksburg, Harrison, WV
Married (2) Jenny Barnes; b 13 Apr 1906, Bartow, Pocahontas, WV; d 09 Sep 1985, Oak Hill, Fayette, WV
George Steele Callison was a native of Beard and a retired pharmacist.   For many years associated with the Royal Drug Store, he also was a former mayor of Marlinton.

 

Children (1) Born
Josephine Cameron Callison 31 Jul 1926, Marlinton, Pocahontas, WV
Harper Thomas Callison 19 Sep 1932, Marlinton, Pocahontas, WV
 

References

Obituary - George Steele Callison, 71, of Oak Hill, formerly of Marlinton, died in a VA Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, Tuesday, February 16, 1971 after a long illness.   Born October 13, 1899, he was a son of the late Richard and Fannie Beard Callison.  He was a native of Beard and a retired pharmacist.   For many years associated with the Royal Drug Store, he also was a former mayor of Marlinton.  Mr. Callison was a member of the Oak Hill United Methodist Church, a Mason, a Shiner, the Moose Lodge and active in the American Legion.  Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Jennie Barnes Callison, one son the Rev. Harper Thomas Callison of Morgantown; one daughter Mrs. Alfred B. Dilley of Hinton; and two brothers, Orion G. Callison of Mount Hope and Denny M. Callison of Beard.   Funeral Services were held Tuesday morning in the Oak Hill United Methodist Church by the Rev. Tally Hanna and the Rev. Fred Oxendale.  After the services the body will be taken to the Van Reenen Funeral Home, Marlinton.  At 4:00 p.m. it will be moved to the home of Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Bumgardner, Jr. where it will remain until 1:00 P.M. on Friday.  Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. in the Mountain View Cemetery.