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Griffen Morris Smith

April 27th, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Griffen Morris Smith, 8 month old son of John and Jessica Smith of Alum Creek went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 27, 2008.

He is also survived by his:

2 Brothers:

Johnny and Bobby;

Grandparents:

Terry and Elma Smith

Fred Holstein

Annette Holstein

Alan Estep and Lisa Holbrook

Great Grandmother:

Esther Pauley;

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Thursday, May 1, at Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek, with Pastor John Chandler officiating. Burial will be at the Smith Family Cemetery on Sand Plant Road at Alum Creek. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Griffen, you will always be in our hearts.

Betty W. Smith

April 26th, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Betty W. Smith, 70, of Alum Creek, formerly of St. Albans,  passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008, at the family farm.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos and Hazel Westfall.

Betty was a graduate of South Charleston High School and received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana.  She received her Master of Arts from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.  She was a retired school teacher from St. Albans High School, yet after retirement she continued teaching up to the present time.

She led an exemplary life as a faithful companion with unquestioned morals, and she knew no limits in her devotion for her children.  She had a flare for landscaping and decorating both of which she loved.  As a teacher she always had exceptional empathy for students with special needs.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Dr. J. Loren Smith; four children, Dr. Scott F. Smith and wife, Polly K. of Sumerco; Jill S. Smith at home; Julie C. Smith of Canton, CT; Clark W. Smith and wife, Christie of St. Albans; seven grandchildren, Tori, Taylor, Gracie,  Elizabeth, Jillian, Mattie and Shellie.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, St. Albans, with Rev. Loretta Isaiah officiating.  Entombment will be held at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 815 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Andrew United Methodist Church Elevator Fund, 815 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans, WV 25177.

Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, is in charge of the arrangements.

Ethel Mae Green

April 26th, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Ethel Mae Green, 66, of Charleston went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 26, 2008 after a long illness.

She was preceded in death by her son, Kelly Lynn Smith.

She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Earl Green, Jr,.

Children: Angela Fording & Robin Smith of Ohio;

Step-Children: Lena, Michael and Kenny Green all of Charleston;

 

Sister: Shirley Trustee of Kentucky;

Brothers: Billy Jo and Jimmy Conley both of Ohio;

5 Grandchildren

4 Step-Grandchildren

9 Great Grandchildren

Funeral service will be ll:00 AM Wednesday, April 30, at the Free Will Baptist Church of Southridge where she has been a loyal member for seven years, with Pastor David Cooper officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Additional services will be held in Ohio and Kentucky.

Many thanks to Dr. Schiano and his staff at Women and Children’s Hospital for their continued support and care. Also, much gratitude for Hospice Care support.

Special thanks for all the concerns from the loyal customers and friends of Green’s Feed and Seed.

Garland Max Roberts

April 23rd, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Garland Max Roberts, 73, of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord April 23, 2008 at CAMC Memorial Division after complications from a lung disease.

He was preceded in death by his father: John F. Roberts, son: Gregory Max Roberts, and sister Mona Marie Roberts.

He was retired from Union Carbide, So. Charleston and Institute with 35 years service, a 1953 graduate of Duval High School and a veteran of the US Army.

He is survived by his:

 

Wife: Barbara;

Daughter: Gina Michelle and husband Dwight Andrews Ratrie of Raleigh, NC;

Son: Bradford and wife Stacy Roberts of Winfield;

Mother: Anna M. Roberts of Dunbar;

2 Brothers: Roger and wife Frances Roberts of Nitro; and Johnny and wife Melody Roberts of Alum Creek;

2 Sisters: Dauvn Rheda Cantley of So. Charleston and Linda R. and husband Rod McClure of Charlotte, North Carolina;

2 very special grandchildren: Ethan Nicholas Roberts and Emma Grace Ratrie;

Funeral service will be held Sunday April 27, 2008 at 2:00 PM at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Roe Smith officiating. Burial will be at the Forks of Coal Memorial Park Alum Creek. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

The family would like to offer a sincere thank you to their many friends, especially to the CAMC Memorial Respiratory Therapy Group, MICU Nurses and Dr. Edward Gray for their outstanding care.

Wanda F. Prine

April 21st, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Wanda F. Prine, 62, of Ridgeview, died Monday, April 21, 2008 at home after a long illness.

She was preceded in death by her father Charles T. Brammer, Jr.

She is survived by her:

3 sons:

Burley Charles Mullins of Ridgeview;

Gregory W. (Tracy) Mullins of Cleveland;

Perry R. (Melissa) Prine of Cleveland;

Mother:

Macil Brammer of Ridgeview;

 

Sister: Patricia Brammer of Ridgeview;

4 Grandchildren: Kimberley, Meghan, Burley Charles, Jr. and Cameo;

1 Great Grandchild: Dominic;

Nephew: Charles Edward Brammer;

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Saturday April 26, at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Pastors Kenneth Dunlap and Jimmy Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Graceland Memorial Park So. Charleston. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the funeral home.

James “Gene” Berry

April 21st, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

James “Gene” Berry, 70,  of South Charleston passed away Monday, April 21, 2008 after a long illness.

He was a member of Laborers Union.

He is survived by:

Wife: Sharon (Pauley) Berry

Daughter: Tabby Bailey of Charleston

Son: James Berry of Charleston

2 Sisters: Debi & husband, Donnie  Daily of South Charleston

Frannie & husband, David  Rhodes of Charleston

Step-Sons: Jason Miller & wife, Leah,  of South Charleston

Shane Miller & wife, Aneessa, of Charleston

8 Grandchildren: Lindsay, Shawn, Madison, Selena, Levi, Carson, Daniel & Kelsey.

Special daughter: Kayla Jackson

Service will be 1:00 pm Thursday, April 24, 2008 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Pastor Greg Blake officiating.  Friends may call Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm at the funeral home.

Eugene D. Ryan Jr.

April 18th, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Eugene D. Ryan, Jr., 60, formerly of Elkview, passed away Friday, April 18, 2008 at Eldercare of Ripley.

Gene was preceded in death by parents: Eugene D. & Marie Hill Ryan.

He was a graduate of East Bank High School & WV Tech.  He was a former employee of Appalachian Power in Charleston and Wall Conveyor in Huntington.  Gene was a Christian and a member of Lens Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

He is survived by:

Daughters: Gill & Beth Ryan

Aunts: Lois Yates of Gaithersburg, MD

Ada McCormick of So. Charleston

Lou Cassle of Yawkey

Trudy Fankhanel of Huntington

Uncles: Kenneth Ryan of Alum Creek

Felix Hill of Kentucky

 

and several cousins.

Service will be 1:00 pm Monday, April 21, 2008 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Pastor Oshel Bell officiating.   Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston.  Friends may call 1 hour prior to service at the funeral home.

The family wishes to thank the fine people at Eldercare for the excellent treatment of Gene.

Gladys Evelyn Sowers

April 18th, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Gladys Evelyn Sowers, 69, of Alum Creek, born May 19, 1938, went home to be with her beloved husband of 48 years, James H. Sowers, on Friday, April 18, 2008, after a long battle with cancer.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, Estel and Sadie Midkiff of Alum Creek.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy and Jeff Miller of Alum Creek; son, Noia and Debbie Burgess of Nitro and daughter, Stacy and Trent Miller of St. Albans.  She is also survived by grandchildren listed oldest to youngest, April Haynes, Tiffany Miller, Sarah Burgess, Michele Miller, Megan Miller, and Deven Miller; also great grandchildren listed oldest to youngest, James Haynes, Noia Haynes, Nicole Haynes, DeWayne Miller and Tateum Miller.

She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

A grave side service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Forks of Coal Memorial Park, Alum Creek, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mikki Marie Dunlap

April 17th, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Mikki Marie Dunlap, 31, of South Charleston was DOA at Thomas Memorial Hospital on Thursday, April 17, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her Grandpa, Herschel Dunlap; Aunts: April Dunlap & Belva Shultz Miller; and Uncle Howard Dale Shultz.

She is survived by:

Companion: Christopher Paul Johnson

Father & Stepmother: Robert B. & Brenda Dunlap

Mother: Cathy A. Shultz

Brother: Joseph Michael McLaughlin

Step-sister: Serina Sanders

Step-brother: Christopher Holestine

Grandmothers: Erma Dunlap & Violet Chandler

Grandfather: Howard Shultz (ReaAnn)

Aunts: Karen Dunlap Eskew (Gordon), and Teresa Dolin

Uncles: Mark, Tom (Dee), Jim, Terry, Bill (Patricia), Mike (Lisa), & Scott (Betty) Dunlap

Service will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Terry Hogue of Maranatha Fellowship officiating.  Burial will be in Lively Cemetery, Sod, WV.  Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service.

Mikki will be greatly missed by her family & friends.

Betty G. White

April 15th, 2008 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Betty G. White, 75, of St. Albans, WV died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at home.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by:

Husband: Sharol

Service will be Thursday, April 27, 2008 at Left Fork Baptist Church with pastor Randall Kinder officiating.

Services in care of: Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, WV.