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Linda Louise Ashby Layne

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

Linda Louise Ashby Layne, 72, of Alum Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after a short illness.  She was preceded in death by her son, Timothy and granddaughter, Amy Ann Walls.  Linda was a RN and graduated from the St. Francis School of Nursing and was a  member of the Alum Creek Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Edward D.; three children, Pamela S.  (Steve) Walls of Yawkey, Edward D. Layne, Jr. of Alum Creek, and Paul A. (Paula) Layne of Sissonville; four grandchildren, A. Danielle Walls, Amber L. Walls Carter, Seth S. Walls and Olivia M. Layne; two great grandchildren, Stevi Cecile Walls Carter and Kendall Nicole Walls; five sisters, Sonia Price, Donna Ballard and Mary Pauley all of Foster, Mildred Casebolt of Nitro and Sandra McCormick of Cedar Grove; one brother, James Ashby of Foster.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Minister Richard Runyan officiating. Burial will be in Forks of Coal Cemetery at Alum Creek, WV.  Family and friends may gather on Saturday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

Shannon Keeling

August 25th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Shannon Keeling, 43, of Sumerco went home to be with the Lord  Friday, August 21, 2009.   He is survived by his wife: Tessah; Daughter: Samantha; Son: Zachary; Mother: Wanda; Brothers: Clifford, Darrein, Joey & Kenny; Sisters: Angie and Shawna; 21 nieces and nephews and host of family and friends.

Service will be 2:00 Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at the Sumerco Church of God with Pastor Richard McCallister officiating.  Burial will be in Miller Family Cemetery, Sumerco.   Friends may call from 12 to 2 pm at the church on Tuesday.  Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek in care of arrangements

Donald Eugene Conley III

August 23rd, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Donald Eugene Conley  lll, 28 of Ridgeview died Sunday in Ohio after a long illness.  He is survived by parents, Donald & Teresa, sisters, Cara, Amy & Haleigh, brothers, Dustin &   Nick.

Private graveside services will be held at the Barker Cemetery in Ashford.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made toward the funeral services.  Curry Funeral Home at Alum Creek is in care of arrangements

Timothy A. Hudson

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

Timothy A. Hudson, 42, of South Charleston went to be with the Lord Thursday, August 20, 2009.  He was a 1986 graduate of Charleston High School and an employee of NTB in Dunbar.  He was preceded in death by his father Samuel Hudson and nephew Donovan Lude.

He is survived by his mother, Nina Hudson of St. Albans, brothers and there wives Terry and Debbie, and Joey and Kim. Sisters and their husbands Debby and Wayne Grass, Lisa and Todd Hudson, and  Trina  Isaacs. Nephews Jeremy and Travis, and nieces Marny, Brandy , Kayli, Shelbi, Ashley and Kinsey. Numerous great nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 8:00 PM Wednesday August 26, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home Chapel 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek. Private burial will be held at a later date. Friends will gather one hour prior to the service.

Timmy did not know a stranger. He wandered through this life and is now free to wander through heaven.  In Lieu of flowers contribution may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Buddie M. Snodgrass

August 19th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Buddie M. Snodgrass, 72 of Charleston went home to the Lord Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at Hubbard Hospice House Charleston.   Buddie was born January 15, 1937 in Kanawha County.  He was a retired pipefitter from Union Carbide with 34 years of service.  Bud was a loving husband, father, grandpa and friend.  He loved the outdoors especially his time at camp in Sugar Grove, WV.  He is the son of the late Rudolph Monroe Snodgrass and Rhoda M. Snodgrass

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald Ray Snodgrass and Morris O. Snodgrass, and son, Donald Ray Snodgrass.   Survived by a loving family including his beloved wife of  51 ½ years, Shirley Mae Snodgrass, daughter Kimberly Lynn (Tom) Strain, South Charleston, sons: Jeffrey Monroe Snodgrass and companion Holly McClanahan of Charleston; Phillip Wayne (Brenda) Snodgrass, South Charleston, grandsons: Robert Fulks, South Charleston, Joshua Fulks, Charleston, Brandon Kinsey, Greensboro, NC, Shane Snodgrass, South Charleston, Zachary  Snodgrass, South Charleston, granddaughter Holley  Snodgrass, South Charleston, great granddaughters Learik  Fulks, Macee Fulks, South Charleston, two step-grandsons, two step-granddaughters and seven step-greatgrandchildren.  He is also survived by his brothers, Ernie (Pam) Snodgrass, Hurricane; Joe Snodgrass, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, and Charles (Jan) Snodgrass, Brambleton, VA, and a host of family and friends.

Services will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, August 22, 2009, at Davis Creek Church of the Nazarene with Pastors John Anderson,  Leslie Snodgrass and Steve Yancey officiating.  Burial will be Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston.   Friends and Family may gather Friday from 6-8 PM at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Kennawa Dr., Charleston, WV 25311 or a charity of your choice.  Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Victor G. “Flib” Miller

August 15th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Victor G. “Flib” Miller 72 of Alum Creek, WV died Saturday August 15, 2009 at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston.  He was born in Alkol, WV May 19, 1937  to the late Charlie & Dulcie Smith Miller and was a 1956 graduate of Duval High School, Griffithsville WV.   Vic spent his working years at Union Carbide in South Charleston and Lotepro Corporation in San Francisco, CA.  He was a member and a past Master  of the Griffithsville Masonic Lodge #71 AF&AM and a member of the McCorkle Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by sons Kevin & Todd Miller, daughter April Miller and brother  Mancel “Dave” Miller of Madison.

Survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Una Miller, sons Christopher(Nancy) Miller of Fort Myers, Florida  David Miller(companion Nikki Luna) of San Diego, CA, step daughter Karen(Doug) Hancock of Victoria,  B.C. , step-son Scot Osborne (companion, Raffaella Bressan) of Victoria, B.C., Step grandchildren   Nikki, Ryan(Jenna) and Chris Hancock,  Lucas & Alexis Dewey, step great grandsons Austin Pandolfi & Owen Hancock of Victoria, B.C.   Sisters: Marie Thompson of Alkol, WV, Dorthy Meadows & Jane Weaver of McConnellsville, OH,  Nadean(Thomas) Dent of Beaver, OH, sister in law Lily Miller of Madison.  Brothers: Jimmy(Carrie) Miller of So. Chas., Larry(Linda) Miller of York, SC and a host of  nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be 8:00 PM Monday August 17, 2009 with Pastors Russell Wright and Roe Smith officiating at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Rd., Alum Creek. Burial with Masonic graveside rites conducted by the Griffithsville Lodge will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Lively Cemetary Sod, WV.  Friends will gather Monday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.  If desired donations may be made to Hubbard Hospice House at 1001 Kennawa Dr, Chas. WV 25311 or a charity of your choice.

Dorothy (Graley) Payne

August 15th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Dorothy (Graley) Payne, 97 of Emmons entered into Heaven on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at the Boone Nursing Home where she was a resident for more than two years.  She was born October 24, 1911 to the late Lawrence and Lola (Barker) Graley and lived all her life at Fork Creek and Emmons.  She was also preceded in death by three brothers, one sister, husband, Omer Payne; son, Johnny Payne; daughter, Yvonne McClure; grandsons, Thomas and James Thompson; granddaughter, Terri Payne and son-in-law Billy Sisson.

Surviving are daughters: Sherry Thompson;  Betsy (Frank) Johnson;  Selma Sisson and Charlotte (Paul) Lee;  Special sister-in-law, Juanita Graley all of Emmons; Special son-in-law, Darrell McClure of Cleveland, OH; 11 Grandchildren including Billy, whom she raised, 28 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren.  Several special nieces and nephews and a host of friends throughout the nearby communities and at the nursing home.

Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at  Emmons Church of God with Pastors Butch Brogan, Almon Giles, Pete McNeely and Michael Graley speaking.  Burial will be in the Gillispie Cemetery, Emmons.    Friends may call Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek.  Friends may also call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Donavan Lee Lude

August 8th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Donavan Lee Lude, 35 of Sod, went home to be with the Lord Saturday August 8, 2009.   Donavan was a member of Boilermaker’s Local 667, he loved the outdoors,  hunting, fishing and camping, riding his rail buggy with his wife and kids and most of all joking and giving everyone a hard time. He was a great dad and will be sadly missed by all his family, friends and buggy ridding buddies.  He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Sam Hudson and Delmer Lude.

He is survived by his wife of 9 years Angie, sons Dalton and Gavin, mother and step father Debbie  and  Wayne Grass of Sod;  father and step-mother Delbert  Neica Lude of So. Charleston, grandmothers Nina Hudson of St. Albans and Helen Lude of So. Charleston.  Many cousins, aunts and uncles, and special nieces Ashley and Shelbi Isaacs.

Funeral service will be 8 PM Tuesday at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek. Private burial will be held at a later date. Family and friends will gather from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.   The family would like to give a special thanks to Tamera Shank, Mike Graley, Travis Hudson, Brock Justice, and Tanya and Jason Elkins for being with Donavan when he passed.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family for the benefit of Dalton and Gavin.

Linda Madden

August 8th, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Linda Madden of Alum Creek, 90 years old, born October 6, 1918 died Saturday, August 8, 2009 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe S. Madden; parents, Roy and Dona Linville; brother, Carlleal Linville; sisters, Ora Wolford, Jean Birch and Sue Williams.

Linda retired from Thomas Memorial Hospital as an unit clerk.  She was a member of the Alum Creek Church of Christ.  Linda enjoyed spending her time reading, cooking, and her most favorite past time that gave her the most joy was working in her vegetable garden and raising flowers.  She is survived by her sisters, Patricia “Peggy” Madden, Ruth Miller-Madden; brothers, Sid and Buddy Linville; lots of nieces and nephews; step-daughter, Phyllis Brown of Chicago, Illinois; caregivers, Donna Miller, Peggy Madden and Sandy Pauley.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Minister Justin Imel officiating.  Burial will be held in the Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey.  Family and friends may call on Monday one hour prior to the service.

Michael Edward DeWeese

August 3rd, 2009 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Michael Edward DeWeese, 64, of Alum Creek, went home to the Lord Monday, August 3, 2009 at the VA Regional Medical Center in Huntington after a long illness.   He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Clair and Margie Davis DeWeese, brothers Glen Alan and Eugene Upton DeWeese and sister Reathel Ella Cochran.   He was a member of the Independent Missionary Baptist Church at Alum Creek  the Benny Padilla VFW post 4768 and a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam war .

He is survived by his wife Donnarae, daughter Robin, brothers Jerry W. (Judy) of Greenville, So. Carolina and Donnie W. (Peggy) of Newton Falls, Ohio. 3 Grandchildren, Bill, Lyndsay, and Donnarae and 3 Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1:00 PM Friday at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Pastors Frank Chapman and Michael Graley officiating. Burial with military rites by the Benny Padilla VFW Post 4768 will follow at Graceland Memorial Park So. Charleston. Family and friends will gather from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at the funeral home.   Special thanks to Kanawha Hospice and the VA Medical Center staff and especially the Oncology Department for the kindness and care given to Mr. DeWeese.