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Evelyn McCormick

July 28th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Evelyn McCormick was born in Ivy Branch, Lincoln County on October 28, 1921. She was a life long resident of McCorkle. She has been a member of the McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church for as long as anyone living can remember. Evelyn was a professional home maker  all of her life. She passed away in Florida on Wednesday July 25, 2012 three months before her 91st birthday.

She was preceded in death by her husband John D. McCormick, her daughter Brenda Joyce McCormick Hunter, her parents Van Buren and Lola (Dunlap) Pauley, her sister Junaita Huffman,  and her brother Billy Pauley.

She is survived by her two children; Delilah and husband Ron Scott and J.D. and his wife Pam McCormick, two brothers; Junior and (Kat) Pauley and Pete and (Nancy) Pauley, six grandchildren; Greta McHugh, Deah Calloway, Shara Bevin, Myron Scott, Shani Brinkman, Brandon McCormick, 16 great grandchildren; Nathanael, Hannah, Levi and Raechel Brinkman, Cheyenne, Courtney, Cameron and Caera McCormick, Grace and Olivia McHugh, Jonathan Hutchinson, Bradley, Brandon and Braden Bevin, Evan and Peirson Scott, many nieces and nephews, including Lisa Lewis, Van Pauley, Kathy Buckland and Phyllis Dunlap, many fellow church members and friends including her friends and pastor from First Baptist Church in Cedar Key, Florida.

Mother so eloquently wrote her own funeral sermon as she went along. Written on the simple pages of a pure and gentle Christian life.

Visitation will be at the McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church, McCorkle, on Wednesday August 1, 2012 from 6 to 7 pm. Graveside service will follow at 7:30 pm at the Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in McCorkle.

 

Eula Lee Rumsey

July 25th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Eula Lee McCallister Rumsey, 67, of Oak Hill, passed away Sunday July 22, 2012 at St. Mary’s  Medical Huntington after a short illness.

She is survived by her: husband; Charles, children; Roy (Shirley) Loyd, David Saunders, Tammy (Augustine) Valley, Lisa Rowe, sisters; Emma Kelly, Patricia Workman, Butterfly Arthur, Linda Newcome, brothers; James and John Milam, half brothers; Dennis and Junior Sparks, eight grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren, lifelong friend Diane Lambert, family friend Jason McCloud and her beloved pets.

Service will be 1:00 PM Friday July 27 at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek, burial will follow at Midkiff Cemetery at Sumerco. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, family request donations toward funeral services.

Dauvn Rheda Cantley

July 25th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Dauvn Rheda Cantley 73, of South Charleston went home to the Lord Sunday July 22, 2012 at Tender Heart Home Care, South Charleston after a long illness.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charles A. Cantley, Sr., parents John F. and Anna M. Roberts and brother Garland Roberts.

She was a Christian and formerly attended Cobbs Creek Missionary Baptist Church at Sod. She was a beloved mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her son; Charles Albert (Karen) Cantley, Jr., of South Charleston daughter; Lisa Cantley of St. Albans, sister; Linda R. (Rod) McClure of Matthews, North Carolina, brothers; Roger (Franics) Roberts of Nitro, Johnny (Melody) Roberts of Alum Creek, sister-in-law; Barbara Roberts of Charleston, and, grandaughter; Sydney  Nicole Cantley of South Charleston.

Service will be 1:00 PM Wednesday July 25 at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Terry Hogue officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Memorial Park South Charleston. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Cosby Jane Murphy

July 18th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (2 Comments)

Cosby Jane Murphy, 81, South Charleston, went home to be  with the Lord on Saturday July 14, 2012, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston.

As a direct descendant of the Hatfield family from Yeager, WV, Cosby graduated from West Virginia University in 1952.  She moved to Charleston, WV in 1961.  Cosby was a school teacher until 1972 when she received her master’s degree from WVU and began her career as a guidance counselor.  She retired from Kanawha County Schools in 1988.  For many years after her retirement she volunteered at the Kanawha Home for Children.  She touched the lives of many children during her career.

She is survived by her two children, Michael and Derek Murphy, whom she lovingly  raised as a single parent and Kimberly Hammack who caringly helped her for many years.

Graveside service will be 11:00am on Wednesday, July 18th at Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston with Pastor Butch Leadman officiating.  Curry Funeral Home at Alum Creek is in care of arrangements.

Sylvia Bragg Klocke

July 17th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (4 Comments)

Sylvia Bragg Klocke, 82 of Duluth, GA and formerly of Columbus, OH and Sod, WV went home to be with the Lord Saturday July 14, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Vesta Hall Bragg and brothers Kelly and Calvin Bragg.

She is survived by her children Mike (Peggy) Smith of Duluth, GA, Pat (Betty) Smith and Holly (Steve) Coats all of Columbus, OH, sister Maxine Neal of Sod, brothers Carl Bragg of TN, Alan Bragg of FL and Ted Bragg of Sod, grandchildren Billy (Janna) Smith, Christian Smith, Jeremy (Brandy) Smith, Christina (Erik) Preston, Steven Coats, Mikey Pitre, Niki (Cameron) Stano and several great grandchildren, niece’s and nephews.

Service will be 11:00 am Thursday July 19, at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Minister Richard Runyan officiating. Burial will follow at Lively Cemetery at Sod.

Family and friends will gather from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

Jean Meadows

July 12th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Jean Meadows, 75, of Alkol, WV, went home on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Nella’s Nursing Home, Elkins after a long illness.    She was a certified EMT and firefighter.  She was prceeded in death by her son, Anthony Tony Meadows, and husband, Bernard L. “Shorty” Meadows.

She is survived by one grandson, T.J. Meadows, step-granddaughter, Amber Holestin, and  four great-grandchildren, and  two sisters, Patty Walls and Gerri Clay,  a very special niece, Sandy (Roger) Richmond, and a host of friends and family.

At Jean’s request there will be a private graveside service with Rev. Wayne Thompson officiating at Meadows Family Cemetery at Alkol.  Curry Funeral Home at Alum Creek is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.curryfuneralhome.org

James “J.R.” Clark

July 7th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

James (J.R.) Clark, 57, of Yawkey went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Thomas Memorial Hospital.

J.R. enjoyed life, hunting and the outdoors, especially spending time with his granddaughter.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; sons: Jonathan (Nicole) and Christopher (Jennifer) Clark; granddaughter, Khloe Dawn.

Service will be 11:00 am Monday, July 9, 2012 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with best friend Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be in Lively Cemetery, Sod.

Family and friends will gather one hour prior at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate  contributions toward to the funeral service.

 

Nina Nunn Turley

July 6th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Nina Nunn Turley, 93, of Alum Creek born April 7, 1919 went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

She was a member of Forks of Coal Missionary  Baptist Church.  Nina was a wonderful mother, grandmother and homemaker.  She was loved the Lord and was longing for Him to call her home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence J. Turley and son, Danny L. Turley.

She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Perkins and husband, Dean, of Scott Depot; David J. Turley of Woodland Park, CO;  two grandchildren, Rick Turley  and his wife, Debbie, of Elkview and Alan D.  Perkins and wife, Lisa,  of Scott Depot; brothers, Dell Nunn of Garrettsbend and Orville Nunn of Sod; sister-in-law, Phyllis Nunn of Sod;  three great grandsons and one great granddaughter and  many nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 7th at Curry Funeral home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor  Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will follow in Forks of Coal Cemetery, Alum Creek..   Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service.

Nina’s family would like to thank Valley Center in South Charleston and Vicki for their care and thoughtfulness.

 

 

Betty Jane Coffman Alley, 84, of Redington Beach, FL formerly of St. Albans passed peacefully from this life Sunday, July 1, 2012 at Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park, FL.

She was the daughter of the late O.G. and Myrtle Ball Coffman, and was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Richard Coffman and son-in-law, Terry Cox.

She was a devoted and loving wife for 63 years to the late H. Milton Alley.  They served together as co-owners of Alley and Casdorph Funeral Home, St. Albans.  She was a faithful member of Highlawn Baptist Church; a longtime volunteer with the Women’s Auxiliary at Thomas Memorial Hospital and a caring, giving and dedicated Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt and friend.

She is survived by her children: Linda Kaye Leadman (Butch) of Alum Creek and Susan A. Cox of Powell, TN; grandchildren, Rick Leadman (Stacy) of Alkol, Matt Leadman (Amanda) of Alum Creek, Heath Morgan (Janie) of Marshall, MO and Courtney Cox (Jake Sanford) of Powell, TN;

great grandchildren, Kelsey Leadman (Tyler Compston) and Alaina Leadman of Alkol, Cloe and Noah Leadman of Alum Creek; brother, Glen Ray Coffman (Bobbie) of Jacksonville, FL,  sister-in-law, Virginia Coffman of Australia and their families.

Her daughter’s would like to thank the many people who had a lasting effect on her life: Dr. Alan Smith, Tony and Elaine, Staff members of Palm Garden of Largo, Barrington Terrace and all those at  Hospice House Woodside.  Also a personal thanks to  special longtime friends, Charles and Lucille Carr and neighbors.

Funeral service will be 1:00 pm Friday, July 6, 2012 at Cunningham Memorial Park Upper Mausoleum with Pastor Robert “Butch” Leadman officiating.  Burial will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park. St. Albans.   Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers her family requests donations be sent to Sun Coast Hospice House Woodside, 6770

102nd Ave., N., Pinellas Park, FL 33782.

Curtis Thomas Hoffman

July 2nd, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Curtis Thomas Hoffman, 43, of Alum Creek died suddenly at home Wednesday, June 27, 2012.

He was in the chrome plating business for most of his career.

He is survived by his father: D. T. Hoffman; sister, Debbie Vance; niece, Ashley Vance; nephews, Brent and Cole Vance, Donald Thomas and Scotti Layne Hoffman.

Funeral service will be 7:00 pm Monday, July 2, 2012 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be at a later date in Rywant Cemetery, Dunbar.  Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.