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Osey Calvin Stanley, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1879
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1972
Etowah County
Alabama, USA

Osey Calvin Stanley, Sr. is the son of Julius Francis Stanley and Lucy Ella (Hill) Stanley.

He is the husband of Lillie M. Henderson Stanley.


U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

Name: Osey Stanley
SSN: 421-07-6042
Last Residence: 35901 Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, USA
Born: 15 Nov 1879
Died: Apr 1972
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951)


The obituary for Osey Calvin Stanley, Sr. was published in "The Gadsden Times"; newspaper; Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama: Monday, April 10, 1972

STANLEY, Osey Calvin, 92, Gadsden Rt. 10, died in a local hospital Saturday 11:48 p.m. after several weeks' illness.

Survivors, sons, O.C. Stanley Jr. and Joe Stanley, both of Gadsden, James Fred Stanley, Peru, Ind.; daughters, Mrs. Ruth Walters, Mrs. Pearl Cofield and Mrs. Mary Keys, all of Gadsden, Mrs. Nellie Williamson and Mrs. Frankie Nales, both of Birmingham; brother, Will Stanley, Altoona; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren.

Services were to be at First Baptist Church, Rainbow City, today 3 p.m. with Revs. J Herschel Blalock and James W. Ellison officiating. Burial, Forrest Cemetery.

Active pallbearers, Billy Fred Williamson, Louis Cofield, Dan Copeland, Jan Stanley, Bobby Williamson, Bill Stanley, Bob Stanley, Jerry Stanley, Jackie E. Stanley, Jimmy Stanley, Brad Stanley.

Mr. Stanley was a native of Georgia and a resident of Etowah County for the past 55 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Rainbow City. The body will remain at Collier-Butler Parlors and will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services.


[Below is Additional information shared with us by Find A Grave Volunteer and Contributor, NGL]. Many thanks to Nancy for sharing.

Census records has O.C.,Sr. listed as Osie, Osey, Otice, Oser and O.C. and even Dsey!!!
Alabama Death Record
copied directly from the record with
misspelled name......
Name: Dsey Calvin Stanley
Birth Date: abt 1880
Death Date: 8 Apr 1972
Death Place: Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama
Death Age: 92
Gender: Male
Father Name: Julius F Stanley
Mother Name: Ella Hill Stanley
FHL Film Number: 2114475


~copied directly from census~
apparently names misspelled
for father and son....
1940 Etowah Co., AL census:
Osey C Stanley 38
Lillie Stanley 34
Ruby Stanley 14
Ruth Stanley 13
Pearl Stanley 12
Nellie Stanley 10
Osey C Stanley 8
Frankie Stanley 6
Mary Stanley 5
Fred Stanley 0

This could be another child of O.C. & Lillie.
(Names may have been misspelled on death record.)

Alabama Death Record:
Name: Emily Lillia Stanley
Birth Date: abt 1916
Death Date: 26 Jun 1918
Death Place: Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama
Death Age: 2
Gender: Female
Father Name: D C Stanley
Mother Name: Lillia Stanley
FHL Film Number: 1908198

Family links: 
  Julius Francis Stanley (1851 - 1909)
  Lucy Ella Hill Stanley (1851 - 1941)
  Lillie M. Henderson Stanley (1885 - 1953)
  Ruby May Stanley Abrams (1905 - 1928)*
  Ruth Stanley Walters (1906 - 1998)*
  Pearl Stanley Cofield (1907 - 1995)*
  Nellie Stanley Williamson (1909 - 1989)*
  Osie Calvin Stanley (1911 - 1990)*
  Frankie Stanley Naler (1913 - 1997)*
  Mary Stanley Keys (1915 - 1987)*
  Joe Stanley (1922 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Forrest Cemetery
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Section 6
Created by: Judith Nan Lewis
Record added: May 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89839038
Osey Calvin Stanley, Sr
Added by: NGL
Osey Calvin Stanley, Sr
Added by: NGL
Osey Calvin Stanley, Sr
Added by: Judith Nan Lewis
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Rest in Peace
- Judith Nan Lewis
 Added: May. 9, 2012

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