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Leon N. Lee

January 31st, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Leon N. Lee, 88, of St. Albans passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2007.

He was born March 2, 1918 in Looneyville, West Virginia, was the son of the late Lloyd and Ulla Lee and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. He was a member of Highlawn Baptist Church of St. Albans were he was a former Chairman of the Board of Deacons, also served on many other boards and committees, and was a teacher in the Lee-Ruch Sunday School Class for 38 years. He retired from Union Carbide with 38 years of service.

Leon is survived by his wife of 56 years, Glenna M.. Lee;

2 Sons: Michael W. Lee of Birmingham, Alabama; and Glenn A. Lee of St. Albans;

Daughter: Donna M. Strand of Cross Lanes;

Grandson: Michael T. Lee of Birmingham, Alabama;

Brother: Leonard Lee of Walton;

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday at Highlawn Baptist Church St. Albans with Pastor Rev. Joe Hyde officiating. Burial will be at Cunningham Memorial Park St. Albans. Friends may call from 6 to 8 PM Friday and one hour prior to the service at the Highlawn Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donation be made to Highlawn Baptist Church 2304 Jefferson Ave. St. Albans, WV 25177.

Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek is in charge of arrangements

Seirra Hope Raelye Mallory

January 21st, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Seirra Hope Raelye Mallory, 7 months old, died at home Sunday, January 21, 2007, resulting from complications of pre-mature birth.

She is survived by her parents, Aleasha Means and Michael Mallory; three sisters, Shianna, Skiler, and Samatha; brother, Wesley, twin brother, Dylan; maternal grandparents, Walter and Tamela Means; paternal grandparents, Margie and David Gilker, Roger Mallory; maternal great grandparents, Ethel and Mike Myers; paternal great grandparent, Sidney Kincaid; two maternal great great grandmothers, Charlotte Holestine and Hazel Hopkins.

Service will be 2:30 PM Thursday, January 25, 2007, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Pastor Dwight McClure officiating. Burial will be in Shultz Family Cemetery, South Charleston. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

“Spike” Ralph E. Coiner

January 15th, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

“Spike” Ralph E. Coiner, 46, of Ely, died on Monday, January 15, 2007 at home.

He was a self employed wholesale distributer for 13 years, a 1979 graduate of Duval High School and was a member of the 1978 Class A State Championship Football Team.

He is survived by his wife: Melissa

3 Children: Tim, Katharine and Cole

Mother: Flo Coiner

Brother: William J. Coiner

4 grandchildren

several nieces and nephews.

A private funeral service officiated by Minister Charles McKinney will be held for the family.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek.

Mary “Wilma” Leibert

January 14th, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Mary “Wilma” Leibert, 79, of Alum Creek went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 14, 2007.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; son, Robert and daughter, Angela Oxley.

She was retired from St. Francis Hospital, Charleston.

She is survived by her daughters and their husbands:

Jennifer and Shephard Dunn of Morgantown

Chiquita and Barry Whitten of Woodville

Frances and Terry Graley of Alum Creek

Sister, Cleo Janey of Green Bank

9 grandchildren

7 great grandchildren.

Services will be at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2007 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Oshel Bell officiating. Burial will be held in Pine Grove Cemetery, McCorkle. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Hospice of Dunbar, 1143 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064.

Mary “Wilma” Leibert, 79, of Alum Creek went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 14, 2007.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; son, Robert and daughter, Angela Oxley.

She was retired from St. Francis Hospital, Charleston.

She is survived by her daughters and their husbands:

Jennifer and Shephard Dunn of Morgantown

Chiquita and Barry Whitten of Woodville

Frances and Terry Graley of Alum Creek

Sister, Cleo Janey of Green Bank

9 grandchildren

7 great grandchildren.

Services will be at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2007 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Oshel Bell officiating. Burial will be held in Pine Grove Cemetery, McCorkle. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the Hospice of Dunbar, 1143 Dunbar Avenue, Dunbar, WV 25064.

Edward M. Collins

January 13th, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Edward M. Collins 84, of Alkol, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 13, 2007 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston after a short illness.

He was a WWII Army veteran, a farmer, worked in the coal mines and as a Lincoln County school bus driver. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will always be remembered as “Papaw Ed”.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Hazel “Marie” Chandler Collins; four children, Danny and wife, Janet of Alkol, Jackie and wife, Brenda of Morrisvale, Diane Adkins of Alkol, and Kenny at home; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; half brother, Lenzil Walls of Logan and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 17, 2007 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Randall Kinder officiating. Burial held in Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey. Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home.

Deborah Ann Adkins

January 13th, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Deborah Ann Adkins, 45, of St Albans went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 13, 2007 after a long courageous battle with cancer.

She was a loving, devoted wife & mother who will be greatly missed. She was a member of Bible Center Church.

Preceding her in death are her parents Jackie & Beaulah Barker.

Surviving are

Her husband: Michael

Son: Adam

Sister: Jane M. King of Elkview

Brother: Jackie E. Barker ll of Wake Forest, NC

Services will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 16, 2006 at the Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 2097 Childress Rd. Alum Creek with Pastors David Jones and Steve Neill officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park at So Charleston,. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 PM on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Hubbard Hospice House at 1001 Kennawa Dr., Charleston, WV 25311,.

Bobby Jack Martin

January 12th, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Bobby Jack Martin, 73, of South Charleston died Friday, January 12, 2007 at home surrounded by his wife and family after a short illness.

He was a member of the Dunbar Masonic Lodge  AF & AM  #159; Scottish Rite Bodies;  the Eastern Star and served as a Chapter Dad for the Demolay’s.   He was a reitred iron worker and member of  the Iron Workers Local #301 with 30 years of service.  He also served in the U. S. Air Force.

 He was preceded in death by his parents: Willard & Templeton Martin; son, Bobby Jack II; and brother, Tommy Martin.

 He is survived by wife:          Donna

 4 Sons:            Michael Smith & wife, Vanessa of Jacksonville, FL

                        David Wayne Martin of Charleston

                        Bobby Joe Martin & wife, Kimberly of So. Charleston

                        Roy “Bim” Mannon & wife, Robin of So. Charleston

 2 Daughters:   Jackie Hoover & husband, Alan of Harrisville

                        Alana Gail Moses & husband, Greg of Charleston

 1 Sister:          Helen Duncan & husband, Dexter of So. Charleston

 7 Grandchildren

2 Great grandchildren

2 beloved pugs:          Shii-anna and Ciara

 Service will be 2:00 pm Monday, January 15, 2007 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Gail Medley officiating.  Entombment will be at Graceland Memorial Park Mausoleum with Masonic Graveside Rites by Dunbar Masonic Lodge #159.   Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home.

Rebel L. Toney

January 12th, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Rebel L. Toney, 86, of Griffithsville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 12, 2007 at her daughter’s home surrounded by her loving family.  She spent 73 years serving the Lord and was a kind and loving lady that will be missed by many.

Rebel was preceded to Heaven by her husband, Millard Toney; parents, Rev. Thomas and Gertrude Dolan Purdy; sisters, May Martin, Mable Turner and Emma Wenck; brothers, Woodrow and Odell  Purdy.

She was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church where she loved to sing in the choir.  She was a former alto singer for the Starlight Quartet, the Beech Grove Four and a former member of Beech Grove Baptist Church Ladies Circle.  She retired from Boone County Board of Education after 30 years of service.  She was a member of the Boone County Teacher’s Retirement Board and the WVA Teacher’s Retirement Board.  She was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 121 of Madison.  She will always be known for the spectacular cooking and fabulous hand stitched quilts.

She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Katherine and Ronald Whitten of Griffithsville,  Hazel and Dennis Clark of Portsmouth, Ohio; son and daughter-in-law, Willard “Stubby” and Patricia Toney of Douglasville, Georgia; granddaughters, Renea Whitten Christian (Bobby) of Griffithsville, Diane Clark Wilson and Karlene Clark Lute (Dale) of Lucasville, Ohio, Tanya Toney Frith of Douglasville, Georgia; grandsons, Ronnie Whitten (Jeannie) of Pinch, Jeff Toney (Belinda) and Brian Toney (Tanya) of Douglasville, Georgia; great granddaughters, Kaylee Christian of Griffithsville, Davonda Compton of McDermont, Ohio, Crystal, Nikki, Abigail and Amelia Toney, Tiffany and Heather Frith of Douglasville, Georgia; great grandsons, Duran Wilson and Jason Lute (Amanda) of Lucasville, Ohio; great great granddaughters, Shasta and Kiane Piatt of McDermont, Ohio; sister, Cora Hudson of Beaumont, California; special and long time friend, Junior Dingess of Hamlin; many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, January 14, 2007 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Oshel Bell and Rev. Henry Estep officiating.  Burial will be held in Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey.  Friends may call on Saturday from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Kanawha County for their support and care.

Frank Johnny Ferrell

January 3rd, 2007 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Rev. Frank “Johnny” Ferrell Jr., 74, of Alum Creek, died Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at the VA Hospital in Chillicothe, Ohio after a short illness.

He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War.

He is survived by his three daughters, Dedria Byrd of Sod, JoAnna Smith of Charleston and Misty Cooper of Yawkey; one son, Matthew Ferrell of Alum Creek; one brother, Robert A. Ferrell of Lompoc, California; ten grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, January 6, 2007 at the Temple Baptist Church, 412 21st Street, North Charleston with Pastors Lawrence Slater and Clyde Cooper officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Benny Padilla VFW Post 4768, PO Box 6, Alum Creek, West Virginia 25003.

Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, is in care of arrangements.