.         Eugene Daggett Straight, 1925 - 2005, s/o Henry Clay Strait
.                                                                                                         (INDEX)
.                                                                   author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

2135411   Eugene Daggett Straight,8                                             213541   (Henry,7,David,6,Henry,5,John,4,John,3)
.                       "Gene, Bud"
.                         b 29 May 1925 Catlettsburg, Boyd Co, Ky; d 13 Apr 2005 Greenup Co, Ky (SSDI 403-20-9456 Ky), bur Golden Oaks
.                            Memorial Gardens, Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky.  See
picture of his tombstone below.
.                         m(1) 17 Dec 1949 Steuben Co, Ind to Shirley Mae Smith, b 25 Jun 1930, d 10 Oct 2003 Bay City, Mich (SSDI Ind), bur
.                                  Floral Gardens Cem, d/o Howard A. Smith and Cleo Mae White, and they div.  Shirley m(2) DeLoss C. Parsell, b 11
.                                  May 1925 Steuben Co, d 16 Oct 2000 (SSDI 305-30-1461 Ind), bur Flint Cem, Jackson Twp, Steuben Co, s/o Louie
.                                  F. and Audra A. Pursell.  Shirley and DeLoss divorced and he m(2) Glendora M. Hunt, b 31 Mar 1924, d 24 Oct 1992
.                                  (SSDI 383-16-7570 Mich), d/o Arthur Hunt and Gladys Staley.  Eugene was of Angola, Ind at time of his marriage.
.                                  Shirley was living in Ashley, Ind in 1986, in Fremont, Steuben Co, Ind in 1988, and in Bay City, Mich in 1993.
.                                  Her LR: Bay City, Bay Co, Mich 48706.  DeLoss' LR: Goshen, Elkhart Co, Ind 46528.  Glendora's LR: Orland, Steu-
.                                  ben Co 46776.
.                                  Eugene and Shirley div 15 Dec 1952 Calhoun Co, Mich, with 2 children.
.                                  Shirley's children Michael and Patricia were born in Angola, Steuben Co.
.                                  Howard A. and Shirley M. Smith, were listed at 202 Cass Ave, in the 1948 Bay City, Mich City Directory.
.                                  Howard A. and Cleo M. Smith were listed at 609 N Linn, in the 1938 Bay City City Directory, and at 411 N John-
.                                  son in the 1940 Bay City City Directory.  Howard A. Smith,28 Mich, was listed with wife Cleo M.,24 Ohio, in the
.                                  1930 Detroit, Wayne Co, Mich census.
.                         m(2) 21 Apr 1955 Catlettsburg to Marie Leona Pischel, b 10 Sep 1930 Republic Twp, Marquette Co, Mich, d 8 Jul 2011
.                                  Richmond, Wayne Co, Ind (SSDI Mich), bur Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, d/o Frank Earl Pischel and Mary Ben-
.                                  son.

.                         Gene served in the US Navy and later grad from Tri-State College, Angola, Ind, with B.S. degrees in chemical and mechani-
.                         cal engineering.  He was a maintenance engineer for many years for Armco Steel Corp, Ashland, Ky.

.                         His LR: Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky 41101.  Marie's LR: Richmond, Wayne Co 47374.

.                         1944 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 478: Strait Eug USN r3015 Louisa
.                         1949 Catlettsburg, Ky City Directory, p 503: Strait Eug D student r3015 Louisa

.                         issue:

1.   Michael Howard Parsell (Mike), b 22 Oct 1950 Angola, Ind (changed last name to Parsell after his mother remar-
.                               ried), d 4 Oct 2009 (SSDI Ind).  He m(1) 21 Oct 1972 Winchester, Va to Kim Marie Campbell, b 1956 Pa, and they div
.                               15 Jul 1975 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  Michael m(2) 16 Mar 1980 Tarrant Co, Tex to Barbara L. Linton, b ca 1955, and
.                               they div 25 Jan 1983 Tarrant Co.  Michael m(3) 17 Dec 1982 Dallas Co, Tex to Nancy K. Lyon, b ca 1954, and they
.                               div 8 May 1985 Dallas Co.  Michael m(4) 25 Jan 1999 El Paso Co, Tex to Estella Verategui Birdwell, b ca 1964.
.                               He m(5) 20 Jun 2009 El Paso Co, Tex to Maria Victoria Iglecias (Victoria), b ca 1954.  Estella had m(1) 7 Nov 1987 El
.                               Paso Co to Kevin M. Birdwell and they div 24 May 1990 El Paso Co.
.                               Michael's LR: El Paso, El Paso Co, Tex 79934.  He also had lived in Dallas, Tex and in Arlington, Tex.
.                               Parsell & Associates, Inc, registered agent: Michael Howard Parsell of Addison, Tex (Dallas Co).
.                               He was prob the M. Parsell, age 16, whose picture was in the 1965 Fremont (Ind) HS yearbook - see
picture below.
.                               Michael was working for Pepsico Truck Rental in 1972, and lived in Hollywood, Fla, and in 1975 he moved to Texas.
.                               Parsell & Associates, Inc, registered agent: Michael Howard Parsell of Addison, Tex (Dallas Co).
.                               Michael was apparently the Mike Parsell, contractor in El Paso, Tex.
.                               Kim returned to Pa after she and Michael div.  She remarried in 2007 to Robert Edward Cline Weeks (Ed), b 10 Jul
.                               1947 Montgomery Co, Va, d 1 May 2015, bur Willis Cem, Floyd Co, s/o Harold Tennis Weeks and Mary Ethel Wade.
.                               Kim lived in South Florida, later in Floyd Co, Va, and returned to Pittsburgh, Pa after Ed died.
.                               issue: (Michael's will, see below, lists 3 other children, but they were apparently children of his last three wives.)
a.   Brandi Lee Parsell, b 1973 Plantation, Fla.  She attended UNC, Chapel Hill for 3 years and completed her college
.                                     education in Lyon, France.   She lived in Tamarac, Fla for a while, and is a high school math teacher, currently living
.                                     in Nashville, Tenn.
.                                     See her
picture below and her facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/bparsell  

2.   Patricia L. Parsell (Pat), b 1952 Angola, Ind (changed last name to Parsell after her mother remarried), m(1) ____,
.                               m(2) ____ Murphy (acc to her 1/2 sister Jean Marie Straight).  She m(3) 13 May 1983 Tom Green Co, Tex to Max E.
.                               Franklin, b ca 1950.  She was of Miss in 2003.  Listed in Vardaman and Bruce, Miss and later in Houlka, Miss, acc to
.                               intelius.com.  He was poss Max Edward Franklin, b 2 Nov 1949, d 31 Aug 2015, bur North Shady Grove Cem, Cas-
.                               cilla, Tallahatchie Co, Miss, s/o E. M. Franklin.  See
pictures of Max's tombstones below.
.                               She may have been married to ____ Murphree, not Murphy.
.                               She is probably Pat Franklin Parker, on facebook, of Derma, Miss, and who went to Fremont, Ind HS.

.                         3.   Jean Marie Straight (Jean,Jeannie), b 8 Oct 1955 Greenup Co, Ky, d 24 Nov 1995 Ashland, Ky (SSDI 400-68-
.                               1601 Ky), bur Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland.  Single.  Jeannie's LR: Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky 41101.
.                               See
picture of her tombstone below.

4.   Frank David Straight, b and d (prem) 28 Jul 1957 Ashland, Boyd Co, Ky, bur in Straight/Strait plot in Ashland Cem.
.                               See
image of his death cert below.

5.   Daniel Eugene Straight (Dan), b 1958 Greenup Co, m 5 Oct 1985 Richmond, Ind to Cathleen Frances Zuzolo
.                               (Cathy), b 1957, d/o Edward J. and Suzanne Zuzolo (Sue).
.                               Dan grad from Western Kentucky University and is an environmental engineer for Richmond Power & Light, Richmond,
.                               Ind.  They live in Richmond.
.                               issue:
a.   Stephanie Maria Straight, b 1992 Richmond.  Grad 2010 from Seton Catholic High School, Richmond.
b.   Colleen Susanna Straight, b 1994 Richmond.  Grad 2012 from Seton Catholic High School, Richmond.
c.   Angela Catherine Straight, b 1998 Richmond.
d.   Francesca Terese Straight, b 2000 Richmond.

6.   Jeffrey Vincent Straight (Jeff), b 1962 Ashland, m 15 Aug 1987 N. Myrtle Beach, NC to Patricia Ann Benton
.                               (Tricia), b 1961, d/o Harry and Patricia Ann Benton (Ann).  They div Dec 2000 and she m(2) William M. Cseh (Bill), b
.                               ca 1960.
.                               Jeff received B.S. and Master's degrees in chemical engineering and in 1991 received his doctorate in chemical engineer-
.                               ing from Purdue University.  He lives in Evans, Ga.  Tricia and Bill live in Greensburg, Pa.
.                               issue:
a.   Hannah Louise Straight, b 1989 Lafayette, Ind.
b.   Emma Jean Straight, b 1991 Lafayette.
c.   Noah James Straight, b 1997.  (adopted)  See his picture below.
.                                     He graduated from Evans High School in 2015.

.                         Ref:  1. "
Daily Independent" (Ashland, Ky), 14 Jul 2011, obit for Marie L. Straight, 80, widow of Eugene, and d/o Frank
.                                        and Mary Benson Pischel.  Siblings Alice Thomas, Dan Pischel, Vernon Pischel, and Loraine Posenke.  Preceded
.                                        in death by dau Jean Straight.  Survived by sons Daniel E. (Cathleen F.) Straight and Jeffrey B. Straight and
.                                        grandchildren Stephanie, Colleen, Angela, Francesca, Hannah, Emma, and Noah.
.                                  2. "
Bay City Times", 12 Oct 2003, obit for Shirley M. (Smith) Parsell, 73, d/o Howard and Cleo Smith.  Survived by
.                                        children Rick Parsell of CO, Mike Parsell of TX, Ken (Monique) Parsell of MN, Pat Franklin of MS and Cheri
.                                        (Kraig) Bontrager of IN.  Also 7 gc, 4 ggc, brother David Rogers of Bay City.
.                                  3.   18 Oct 2000, obit for DeLoss C. Parsell, 75, mentioning wife Glendora, d 1992, dau Cheri Bontrager of Middle-
.                                        berry, sons Rick Parsell of Aurora, CO, and Kenneth Parsell of Lino Lakes, MN, stepson Edward Smith of Bat-
.                                        tle Creek, Mich, step-dau Bonnye Stayner of Angola, two sisters, and 9 gc.  (Bonnie J., b ca 1944, m Wendell D.
.                                        Stayner, b ca 1927; Cheri was Cheri Ann, b ca 1960, m Kraig L. Bontrager, b ca 1968; Kenneth Reed Parsell, b
.                                        ca 1958; Rick Louis Parsell, b ca 1955)
.                                  4. "
El Paso Times", Oct 2009, obit of Michael Howard Parsell, survived by wife Victoria Parsell, sons Steven
.                                        Alvarado and Johnny Birdwell, dau Levina Dickinson.  (These were apparently not his natural children, but
.                                        stepchildren.  Jonathan Michael Birdwell (Johnny), b 1989 El Paso Co, s/o Kevin Michael Birdwell and Estela
.                                        Verastegui.)
.                                  5.   email from Kim Weeks:
.                                  6.   http://maberryfuneralhome.blogspot.com/2015/05/robert-edward-ed-cline-weeks.html
.                                        Robert Edward “Ed” Cline Weeks passed away peacefully Friday, May 1, 2015 in his home.  He is preceded in
.                                        death by his father, Harold Tennis Weeks, Sr.; and mother Mary Ethel Weeks; brother, Harold “Tennis” Weeks, Jr.
.                                        He is survived by his wife, Kim Marie Weeks; Son & daughter-in-law, Robert Ashley Weeks & Heather Simonne
.                                        Weeks of Roanoke; daughter & son-in-law, Betthney Weeks  O’Connell & Eric J. O’Connell of Stuart; grandson,
.                                        Loftin Weeks of Roanoke; granddaughters, Emory Weeks and Yates Weeks of Roanoke; and sister-in-law, Patty
.                                        Belcher Weeks of Floyd.  A 1965 graduate of Floyd County High School and a graduate of Danville Technical
.                                        Institute, he served his country honorably for 26 years as a proud member of the United States Army Reserve,
.                                        serving in active duty in Desert Storm. He returned to work in his family business, Weeks Auto Parts and Service.
.                                        He then left the family business to teach Auto Mechanics at Floyd County High School. He retired from the Army
.                                        in 1993.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Kazim Shrine Temple. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting,
.                                        cooking, gardening, and creating in his work shop.  A  Graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Monday, May 4,
.                                        2015 at Willis Cemetery, with Rev.  Darlene Marshall officiating.  Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and
.                                        American Legion Post #127.
.                                  7.   
www.findagrave.com, info by Cindy Tebbetts Germany.
.  Eugene D. Straight and Marie L. Pischel
.                            1955
Picture by author
Picture by author
Picture from Fremont HS 1965 yearbook
.          Noah James Straight  
.  Picture from his facebook page  
.            Brandi Lee Parsell  
.  Picture from her facebook page  
.     Picture from www.findagrave.com  
.  Added by Herby & Amy Bloodworth
.     Picture from www.findagrave.com  
.  Added by Herby & Amy Bloodworth