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Betty L. Cassle

May 27th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Betty L. Cassle, 82 of  Sumerco  passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at CAMC General as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident on Saturday May 23.   She was preceded in death by her husband Malen C. (Slick) Cassle, Jr., parents, Emory and Roxie Pauley and sister Francis Pauline Pauley.

She was a member of Cobbs Creek Missionary Baptist Church at Sod, and also attended several other area churches. She had a bachelor of science degree in education from Morris Harvey College and was a retired school teacher from Lincoln and Kanawha Counties with over 30 years of service.   Betty is survived by her daughter Reda (Louie) Tackett of Yawkey, grandaughter Courtney Tackett of Yawkey, sister Doris (Doug) Runyan of South Charleston niece Deb (Ralph) Stephens and family of LaVergne, Tennessee; and nephew Greg (Ginny) Runyan and family of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Service will be 11:00 AM Saturday, May 30, at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Oshel Bell officiating. Burial will be held at Orchard Hill Memory Gardens Yawkey. Family and friends may gather from 6 to 8 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Harold Lee Lacy

May 21st, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Harold Lee Lacy, Sr., 80, of Sumerco, went to be with Lord on Thursday, May 21, 2009 after a long illness.   He was a member of Operating Engineer Local 18 for 45 years and a retired coal miner.  He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Yvonne Lacy of Sumerco; Children, Rachel (Kenneth) Priestley of Sumerco, Harold (Natalie) Lacy, Jr. of St. Albans, William (Cathy) Lacy of Sumerco, and Laura Bortey of Charleston; eight grandchildren, Austin Lacy, Karah Lacy, Brianna Priestley, Brooke Lacy, Bradley Lacy, Heather Lacy, Jacob Priestley and Corey Smith; one brother, Bernard “Kayo” Lacy of Julian.

Services will be at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be 10:00 a.m. on Monday at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey.  Family and friends will gather one prior to service on Sunday at the funeral home.

Michael Ray Smith

May 20th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Michael Ray Smith, 48 of Alum Creek went home to the Lord Wednesday May 20, 2009 at Hubbard Hospice House after a long illness.   He was a former employee with Helrohn Insulation in Cleveland, and a construction worker.  Michael is survived by his mother, Margaret Bozak, brothers, Jimmy and Danny, sisters, Anna Bell Smith Slate, Sheila Horvath, Montana Hager, Kathy Smith and Irene Dotson, and a host of nieces and nephews.  A private graveside service will be held at Midkiff Cemetery at a later date

Athalene M. Pauley

May 17th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Athalene M. Pauley Tackett, 89, of Sumerco, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, May 17, 2009.  She was the oldest member of Cobbs Creek Missionary Baptist Church at Sod and was preceded in death by her husband Kelley, son Ted and two grandsons Everett Tackett and Kenny Marker, parents Otto H. and Essie P. Pauley, and 2 brothers William and Odie Pauley.

Athalene is survived by her 2 daughters, Judy (Tommy) Quintrell and Sue (Mike) Kingrey both of Alum Creek, siblings, Dona Phillips, Otto Pauley, Helen Moore, Arthur Pauley, Emma White and Virginia Lewis. 9 grandchildren, Teresa (Russell) Breedlove, Pam (Joey) Dunlap, Melinda (Bobby) Ray, Jimmy Marker, Teddy (Cheryl) Tackett, Scott Kingrey, Todd (Cheryl) Kingrey, Michael (Annie) Quintrell, and Jeff (Jennifer) Quintrell. 13 great grandchildren, and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Thursday, May 21 at Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek with Pastor Clarence Hutton, and Teddy Tackett, Jr. officiating. Burial will be held at Orchard Hill Memory Gardens at Yawkey. Family and friends will gather from 5 to 8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

Clarence D. (B.O.) Adkins 69,  of Griffithsville died Saturday, May 16, 2009 at Thomas Memorial Hospital in So Charleston after a long illness.   B.O. served 2 years in the U.S. Army. He was a retired sprinkler fitter with Brewer & Co of WV, a member of Local 669,  Griffithsville Masonic Lodge AF & AM # 71, Duval VFD and was a Charter member of the Duval Hunting Club.

He is survived by his wife: Dianna; Brothers: Fred & Frank Adkins both of Yawkey; Sisters: Evelyn Oxley of Davis Creek, Pearl Watts of Dunbar, and   Hazel Hill of Spring Hill;  Several Nieces, Nephews and a host of friends.

Services will be 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at the Curry Funeral Home Chapel, 2097 Childress Rd., Alum Creek, with Pastor Oshel Bell Officiating.  Burial with Masonic Gravside Rites conducted by the Griffithsville Masonic Lodge will be in Orchard Hills Memory Gardens at Yawkey,. Friends will gather 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St Jude Childrens Research Memorial Program at 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942

Margaret Jane Hughes

May 12th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Margaret Jane Hughes, 71, of Hurricane, formerly of McCorkle, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at home after a long illness.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Garnith E. Hughes and parents, John and Alice Totten.

She was retired from Union Carbide and the Charleston Marriott.  She was a Christian.   She is survived by her children, Sharon Oldaker of Alum Creek, Richard Hughes of St. Albans, Susan Hughes of Charleston, Teresa Hudson of Alum Creek, Scott Hughes of Cross Lanes, Tammy Woodall of Hurricane, and Rosalyn Anderson of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Eric, Jeremy, Chris, Nichole, Jason, Shaun, Emily, Robbie, Amber, Jade, and Maddie; great grandchildren, Damian, Malia, Drew, Aiden, and Emma; brothers, Franklin Totten, Jimmy Totten, Paul Totten, Bobby Totten; sisters, Elizabeth Hill, Ann Sparks, Edythe Williamson and  Joyce Wallace.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m on Saturday, May 16, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be held in Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey.  Family and friends may gather from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Christopher Ralph Pauley, 43, of Garretts Bend, Sod, died Sunday, May 3, 2009 at home after a short illness.  He was a 1983 graduate of Duval High School,  member of the 1983 state championship football team and attended Glenville State College. He was owner operator of C P Hardwood.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents James Andrew and Betty Pauley, and Dell and Irene Matthews, and parents Ralph and Marsha Pauley, and sister Deborah “Lynn” Wood.  Chris is survived by his sister Jill (Dana) Snyder, brothers Joey (Orla) Pauley, and James S. (Sheree) Pauley. Seven nieces and nephews, Luke (Amber) Wood, Emily Suzanne (Michael) Burton, Jett, Ali-Jo, Cole, Annie Grace, and Jake. Four great nieces and nephews, Savannah and Abigail, Nevaeh and Dakota.

Graveside service will be 1:00 pm Thursday at the Pauley Family Cemetery on Joe’s Creek Road at Garretts Bend with Kim Matthews officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, at the home of Ralph and Marsha Pauley.