Lily F. Kidd

May 20th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Lily F. Kidd, 85, of Alum Creek went home to be with the Lord on Thursday May 20, 2010,

after a short illness.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodie, son, Billy Ray Kidd and several brothers and sisters.  She was a member of the Alum Creek Independent Baptist Church.

She is survived by:

4 Daughters: Linda McCallister of Yawkey, WV

Brenda Waycaster of Kingsport, TN

Mary Brickey of Grove Port, OH

Jean Clawson of South Charleston, WV

1 Son: Jerry Lee Kidd of Charleston, WV


1 Brother: Billy Thompson of Ravenswood, WV

9 Grandchildren

2 Great-Grandchildren


Services will be held at Curry Funeral Home Chapel, Alum Creek, on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 1:00pm with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be held in Priestley-Pate Cemetery, Sumerco.  Friends may call Saturday, May 22nd, at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Bobby K. Arbogast

May 14th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Bobby K.  Arbogast 71 of So Charleston went to be with the Lord Friday May 14, 2010 after a short couageous battle with Liver cancer at home with his wife, daughters, sister and brothers.

He was the son of the late Roscoe and Edna Arbogast and was also preceded by an infant daughter, Rhonda Kaye, the twin sister of Cheryl.

Bob was a concert pianist and musical genius, the owner of Arbogast Piano in So Charleston, was a member of the So Charleston Lions Club and American Legion Post 94 where he served as commander.  He also served in the U. S. Army 101rst  Airborne Division, Screaming Eagles,  the So Charleston Museum Board and the Visitor and Convention Bureau.

He is survived by his wife Debby

Daughters: Cheryl(Julia Tyson)  Arbogast of Nitro.  Robin (Chris) Carney of Parkersburg and Kendra (Brett Slaterbeck) Arbogast   of Kansas

1 grandson: Dalton Carney

Siblings: Ivan (Mattie) Arbogast of Dayton,  Roscoe Jr Arbogast of Waldo, FL

Peggy (Jim) Kidd of Alum Creek and Paul (Donna) Arbogast of So Charleston

and a host of nieces, nephews and friends

Services will be 1:00 PM on Monday, May 17, 2010 at the Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Rd, Alum Creek with Pastor David Trauffer officiating.  Burial will be in the Arbogast Cemetery/Garden of Memories at Beechie Ridge, Clay County,.  Friends will gather 2 hours prior to the service

Anthony Todd Linville

May 13th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Anthony Todd Linville, 47, of Griffithsville, WV died on Thursday, May 13, 2010.

There will be no services.  Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, is in charge of arrangements.

Io Asbury Cantley

May 8th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Io Asbury  Cantley, of Lexington, North Carolina,  passed away Saturday May 8, 2010 after a long illness.

She had 91 years of life that she filled with music, her family, her church and playing the piano. While raising their  family in Brounland, WV, she served as the pianist at Brier Creek Baptist Church for over 50 years along with her husband, Grant, who directed the choir.


Grant and Io were married 61 years before his death in 1998. She was born to Frank and Carrie Mitchell Asbury at Olcott, WV, and was the last living sibling. Those who preceded her in death were; brothers, Cyril (Attry Conley) Asbury and Colonie (Virginia Gillispie) Asbury and infant bother Horton; sisters; Josephine (Winifred) Pauley, Elva (Ralph) Duncan, Goldie (Dell) Griffith, Hester (Clyde) Holstein, Elsie (Rev. Ruel) Miller, Mildred (Frank) Serafine, and Mary Asbury.

She is survived by her children; Dawn Rose of St. Petersburg, Florida, Walter and Jackie Egnor Cantley of Oxford, North Carolina, Avonelle and Charles Neff of Staley, North Carolina, Michael and Pam Taylor Cantley of Big Canoe, Georgia, and Regina and Hector Chrest of Lexington, North Carolina. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, 7 step great grandchildren and a host of friends.

The family will greet friends at the Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek, West Virginia on Monday from 6 to 8 pm.

A celebration of Io’s life will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Jack Lawrence officiating. She will be interred in the family plot at Graceland Memorial Park at Ruthlawn, WV.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Brier Creek Baptist Church P.O. 459, Alum Creek, WV 25003.

Anna Virginia Greene Hugart, 79, 100608 Navarre Road SW, Navarre, OH, died on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center, Canton, OH.

She was a homemaker.  She was born June 7, 1930, Tango, WV.


Husband:    Archie P. Hugart

Services will be on Saturday at 2:00pm,  May 8, 2010 at Curry Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at Teays Hill Cemetery, St. Albans, WV.

Nancy Banks

May 1st, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Nancy Banks, 50, of Alum Creek died Saturday, May 1, 2010 at home after a long illness.

She was employed at CAMC in Medical Records and a graduate of Poca High School.

She is survived by her husband, Randy

Son: John Flood

Father: John Martin all of Alum Creek

Service will be 5:00 pm Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be in Forks of Coal Cemetery, Alum Creek.  Family and Friends may gather 1 hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers contributions toward funeral expenses would be appreciated.