Evelyn Melanie Williamson, 61 of Charleston went home to the Lord Friday June 8, 2012 after a long illness.

She worked in the medical field as a phlebotomist.

She was preceded in death by her parents Emmitt and Ruth Cyrus Mitchell, brother Frank Mitchell and companion Eric Watson.

Melanie is survived by her son Chad Watson of Charleston and sister Penny Fockler of Charleston.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek is assisting the family with arrangements.

Vivian “Bibby” Scragg Meadows Marcum, 77, of Charleston, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Golden Living Center – Riverside in St. Albans, WV.

She is survived by her  sisters, Pauline Johnson,  and Anna Reynods;  brother, Harold Scragg  and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Family Memory Gardens, Low Gap, with Minister Floyd Maynard officiating.   Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek is in care of arrangements.

Humbard “Goat” Kidd

June 12th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)


Humbard “Goat” Kidd, 91, of Alum Creek, died Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a long illness.

He retired with 40 years of service from FMC, where he worked as a machinist-mechanic. He loved to hunt, fish and hunt molly moochers. He was a water witcher. and  had successfully found water veins for over 200 people. He was a member of Alum Creek Church of Christ and loved to tell people about Jesus. He loved to tell stories and sing songs.  He helped his son open Kidd’s Body Shop in Alum Creek and later opened Corridor G Mini Storage.   Humbard loved his birthplace home on Deer Run at Priestley Ridge, which he called the Hollowrosa.

He was preceded  in death by his wife, Hazel Kennedy Kidd; sisters: Bessie Pauley, Tressie Wagoner, Effie Lacy, and Elsie Lacy; brothers: Lloyd and Woodie; father, M. E. Kidd and mother, Rebecca Kidd.   He is survived by his son, David of Alum Creek; daughter, Ellen (Earnest) Sowards of Alum Creek;  sister, Bossie Bougher of Alum Creek and long time friend,  Nellie Gillispie of So. Charleston.  Grandchildren: Stacy (Lori) Kidd, Leslie (Danny) Webster, Micah (Amanda) Sowards, Aaron Sowards and six great grandchildren.   He will be sadly missed by all that loved him.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM   Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Minister Richard Runyan and Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.   Burial will follow in Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey.   Family and friends will gather Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home.