Oscar E. ‘Sam’ Myerscough
Died 19 August 2006
Graveside service for
Oscar E. “Sam” Myerscough,
are at 11 a.m., Aug. 21, 2006,
at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery in Sylacauga, Ala.
The Rev. Dr. Larry Morris will officiate.
Mr. Myerscough died Aug. 19
at Sansing Country Home Inc.
Born in Lebanon County, Ill.,
he was a son of the late O.E. and Emma Myerscough.
He was a World War II veteran serving with the Eighth Army Air Corps stationed in England,
where he was a B-17 pilot.
He was retired from the Federal Office of Emergency Management.
He received a special commendation from the president of the United States
for his service during the Cuban missile crisis.
He was a longtime and active member of the First Baptist Church and Kiwanis Club of Thomasville.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Cleonelle Powell Myerscough of Carrollton;
daughters and son-in-law, Susan and Robert L. Rumsey of Sylacauga, Beth Myerscough of Fankfort, Ky.;
grandchildren, Ashley Rumsey Throckmorton and her husband, Nate, Robert L. Rumsey IV and his wife, Bonnie, Ryan Rumsey, Regan Rumsey, Katie Lewis, Sam Powell Lewis;
and great-grandson, Denver Rumsey. -Usrey
Funeral Home, Talladega, Ala.
Thomasville Times-Enterprise Georgia