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November 30th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Luther “Weetsie” Harrison, Jr. 73 of Charleston died Sunday, November 25, 2012.

He was a retired meat cutter.

He is survived by his children; Carla , Tony, Janie, Norma, Tazzie, Luke and Carson, brothers, Dammon,  Allen, “Bibby”, Paul, “Bugsy” and Jerry, sisters  “Sissy” Nelson, Sandy Breedlove, and Melinda Huffman, 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 6:00 pm Friday November 30, at Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek with Pastor Gene Pauley officiating. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service.

Leonard Phelps

November 26th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (2 Comments)

Leonard Phelps, 82 of Garretts Bend went home to the Lord Sunday November 25, 2012 at home.

He was retired from Painter’s Local 970.  He was a devoted member of Cobbs Creek Missionary Baptist Church.  He loved his family, friends and going camping.  He will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents Hardy and Ada Phelps; brothers, Cody, Martin, Virgil and Francis; and sisters, Alice Arnold, Carrie Blankenship, Orpha Mosteller and Hester Sullivan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Thelma Phelps;  sister, Thelma Torman, many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and many loving nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to Sallie of Hospice and Dr. Najarajan.

Services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday November 28, at Curry Funeral Home  2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastors Butch Leadman and Phil Suiter officiating. Burial will follow in Orchard Hill Memory Gardens, Yawkey.  Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Romie Virgil Smith

November 23rd, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (2 Comments)

Romie Virgil Smith, 89, of Sod went home Friday, November 23, 2012 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, WV.

He retired from Union Carbide Chemical Corporation where he was a heavy equipment supervisor.  He was a WWII Army Veteran and member of the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768.  He was a good husband and father, always providing for his family.

Virgil was preceded in death by his mother, Rosie Neal;  son-in-law, Charles Bowman; three brothers Harold, Carl and Roy Neal and  sister, Alma Wade.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Golda; daughter, Linda Bowman of St. Albans; son, Gary (Donna) Smith of Clendenin;  sister, Helen (Jesse) McKenzie of St. Albans; four grandchildren, Sonya (Jay) Dunlap, Chuck (Cyndi) Bowman, Elizabeth Smith and Jessica (Adam) Marshlek; four great grandchildren, Weston and Gavin Dunlap and Natalie and Kyle Bowman.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek.   Burial will follow in Lively Cemetery, Sod with military graveside  rites conducted by the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768.    Friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Carolyn Julia Williams

November 14th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Carolyn Julia Williams, 75,  passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at CAMC-Memorial Division after a long courageous battle with cancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Hyla Perdue, and  husband, Chris Williams Jr.

She is survived by her son, Brian, sisters, Linda, Glenna, Darlene and Becky; brothers, Rondy, Bob, Darcy and Mutt.  Also survived by a special nephew, Hayden Graley, who she affectionately called ‘our baby’.

Service will be 1:00pm on Friday, November 16th at Dartmont Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Richard Harrold officiating.   Burial will follow at the Holstein Cemetery at Dartmont.

Family and friends will gather from 11:00am to 1:00pm Friday prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions toward funeral services may be mailed to Brian Williams, 500 Yankee Road, Ashford, WV 25009.

Howard Stanley Rabel

November 7th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (5 Comments)

Howard Stanley Rabel, 84, of South Charleston, born on the 24th day of May in 1928  went home to the Lord Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at home after a long illness.

He was a Korean War Army Veteran and retired from FMC after 35 years of service.  When Stanley was not at work he was often found in his garden or at his camp in Pocahontas county enjoying his favorite past times of hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Erma and Wesley Rabel.

Stanley was a devoted husband to his wife, Anna Louise Rabel for 59 years;  a loving father to two daughters, Mary Haynes and Evelyn Starcher; he was blessed with four grandchildren, James Starcher, Jessica Beane,  Jennifer Haynes and Travis Haynes; two great grandsons, Gavin Beane and Jackson Chandler.  He is also survived by his sister, Ruth Midkiff, and family.

Funeral service will be 12:00 pm Friday, November 9, 2012 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Charles Kidd officiating.  Burial will follow in Graceland Memorial Park.  Friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Our family is very appreciative for the care hospice provided in our time of need.  We would also like to extend our love and gratitude to Tonia Hatfield and Lynn Miller for their love, care and support.

Staff Sgt. Scott R. Newman

November 5th, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (20 Comments)

Staff Sgt. Scott R. Newman, 27 of Greenville, North Carolina formerly of Charleston, WV. entered his eternal home Tuesday October 30, 2012 at Greenville, NC.

He served 7 years in the U.S. Marine Corp, joining the Marine Corp during a time of war. He received numerous decorations including; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and National Defense Service Medal.  Army Achievement Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Certificate of Commendation (4th AWD), Meritorious Mast (3rd Award) and letter of appreciation (2nd AWD).

He is survived by his parents; John and Kim Newman of Charleston, sisters; Lisa Newman of New York City and Mary (Shawn) House of Hempstead, Texas, brother; Daniel (Emily) Newman of Greenville, South Carolina, grandfather; Paul Kiihn of Amarillo, Texas, nephews; Thomas and Kenneth House and several other family members and friends.

Service will be 1:00 PM Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Cross Lanes Bible Church, 5442 Big Tyler Road, Cross Lanes, WV, with Pastor Dave Buckley officiating. Burial will follow at Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar, WV.

Family and friends will gather from 11:00 am till 1:00 pm Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions be made in honor of Staff Sgt. Scott R. Newman to Suicide Prevention International 1045 Park Ave. Suite 3 C, New York, NY 10028 or their Pay Pal Link at http://www.suicidepreventioninitiatives.org/2011/08/suicide-prevention-international.html?m=0 and click on the donate tab under Reducing Suicide Among Veterans.

Virginia Justice McCormick

November 3rd, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Virginia Justice McCormick, 86 of Sod went home to the Lord Tuesday October 30, 2012 at Hubbard Hospice House after a long illness.

She was preceded in death by her son Timmy McCormick and parents Bernie and Audrey Barker Justice brothers Kayo and Tuck Justice and sisters Rita Pauley and Wanda Justice.

Virginia taught headstart in Lincoln County for 26 years.

She is survived by her daughters; Pat (Duck) Mosteller of Sod, Yvonne Beam of Jane Lew and Tanie McCormick of Sod, and sons Jim (Mary) McCormick of Hurricane and Tom (Ann) McCormick of Kentucky. 11 grandchildren, 18 great-great grandchildren and 1 great-great-great grandson and special friend Eloise Graley and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1:00 pm Saturday at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating. Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery at McCorkle. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Misty Dawn Bias

November 1st, 2012 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (7 Comments)

Misty Dawn Bias, 34, of Parkersburg, WV formerly of Ridgeview, died Monday, October 29, 2012 at home.

She is survived by her parents, John and Eula Bias; sister, Lavern Carpenter; brother, Daniel Bias and special nephew, Austin Bowles, grandmother Ida Bell Mullins. Aunts and uncles, Mike and Shirley Bias, David ( Patty) Bias, Timothy (Ruth) Bias and Dixie (Ronald) Barrick, Turley Ray (Brenda) Kinder, Frenchy (Peggy) Mullins and Mary, and many cousins.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Sunday, Nov. 4th  at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Richard Harrold officiating.  Burial will follow in Walker-Kinder Cemetery, Ridgeview.

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

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made toward the funeral service.