Frances E. Osborne


Frances E. "Tootsie" Osborne, 77, of Clear Creek, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, in a Beckley area hospital following a long illness. Born Aug. 30, 1923, at Whitesville, she was the daughter of the late Quin-cy and Minnie Jarrell Burgess. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alva "Sonny" Osborne; a daughter, Brenda Joyce Osborne; a brother, Fred Burgess; and a sister, Betty Williams. Survivors include a son, Russell James Osborne of McEwen, Tenn.; two brothers, the Rev. Johnny Burgess and wife Reba of Sand Branch and the Rev. Floyd Burgess and wife Trilby of Trenton, Mich.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, Beckley, with the Rev. Jerry Lawrence officiating. Entombment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

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