Dorothy Marie Osborne
Announcing! That Heaven has gained another Angel! Dorothy Marie Hayden Osborne, 91 received her crown on Friday, September 13, 2019. Her peaceful passing took place at Bowers Hospice House. She resided in Scarbro, West Virginia.
Dorothy was born on November 7,1927 at Four Mile, KY. She was preceded in death by her mother, Kathleen Lewis Hayden Sizemore Slusher and father, Jeff Hayden; brothers, Owen Hayden and Bobby Sizemore; first husband, Delford L. Oliver; and her beloved second husband, Elmer Osborne to whom she was married 48 years. Elmer was a supportive ministry partner, musician and a bible teacher and scholar throughout Dorothy's time as a Pastor and televangelist.
Those who are left to cherish her memory include daughter, Carol St. Clair (Bill) of Oak Hill; son, Jefferson Oliver of Scarbro; and sister, Louise Rosian of Russell Spring, KY. She was grandmother of six: Wanda Lewis (Mark) Buffalo, KY, Sonja St. Clair-Hassler (Andy) O'Fallon, MO, Stacy Baber (Hans) Duncan, SC, Shannon Cherian (Roy) Wentzville, MO, Nathan St. Clair (Christine) Scarbro, and Teresa Matson (Michael) Killdeer, ND; great grandmother of 33, great-great grandmother of 20, and great, great, great grandmother of 3. Before her passing there were 6 living generations. Not many families can say that!
Dorothy was Pastor at the Full Gospel Church of Scarbro for 48 years. She had a television program on WOAY TV for 39 years and 3 years at Abington VA. Only God knows how many people Dorothy was instrumental in leading to the Lord.
Dorothy was saved at 17 and Evangelized for over 20 years. Working while her husband was in War World II, she later went to school for accounting and was an accountant. She was a soul winner for God, a bread winner and a prayer warrior for many. She taught us values, morals, to respect our elders, and most of all to love God with all our heart and soul. She has been a living example of what God wants us to be in our lives. She was God's hands and feet on earth- a true disciple for her Lord.
Service of celebration and remembrance will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill with Pastors Darrell Stapleton and Jessie Parker officiating.
Friends may visit from 10:00 A.M. until service time. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Grandsons and Matt Bowyer will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to the Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801. They were very instrumental and supportive in assisting our family during a very difficult season of our lives.
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Published on September 16, 2019


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Vicki Ransom
Sep 17, 2019
Reverend Osborne was a dear friend and neighbor to my parents. She came immediately when my father died, comforting us all with her loving presence. She preached a moving eulogy at his funeral. She must surely be in the arms of God.
curtis pack
Sep 17, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Dorothy Marie Osborne by curtis pack.  Send flowers
curtis pack
Sep 17, 2019
aunt dorothy is a very special women we loved to talk about the bible she always prayed at the end of our conversion
i will miss her very much, god has a very wonderful place for her in the eternal heaven he prepared for her ,,,i love you aunt dorothy,,curt pack
Shirley Tomblin
Sep 16, 2019
Dorothy was a remarkable woman and a family friend for many years. She had a huge heart for God and I'm sure she is celebrating her reward.