Mary Ann Scott

May 30th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Mary ScottMary Ann Scott, 90, of Alum Creek, went to be with the Lord at home Sunday, May 28, 2017 surrounded by her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Ray Scott, daughter, Nona Faye Gonterman,

She was a former employee of St. Francis Hospital, a former member of New Life Ministries in Dunbar and currently attended McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Meddie Ray) Dunlap, sons, Ron (Delilah) Scott and Wayne (Sandra) Scott, 11 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter.

Service will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 1st, at McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church, with Pastor Isaiah Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow in the Scott Family Cemetery Alum Creek.

Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Hospicecare 1606 Kanawha Blvd., W. Charleston, WV 25387-2536



Rodney Ray Pauley

May 27th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (17 Comments)

Rodney Pauley Memorial Folder photoRodney Ray Pauley, 64, of Alum Creek went home peacefully Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston after a short illness.

He was preceded in death by his mother Agatha June Pauley, grandparents Jim and Marie Huffman, and Roscoe Pauley and Dessie Pauley Johnson.

He was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitter’s Local 625.  He served in the West Virginia Air National Guard and was a 1970 graduate of Duval High School.

He is survived by his daughter, Nissa Rhea Pauley; father, Asa; brother, Jeff (Barbara) Pauley, nieces and nephews Zack (Joyce) Pauley and Christian Pauley (Danielle), Gabe, Makayla, Jozelyn, and Silas Pauley.

A memorial service to celebrate Rod’s life will be 8:00am Wednesday morning May 31, 2017 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek, with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.

Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  It is requested that you wear casual or work clothes.

At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, please be respectful of our wishes and make donations to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Curtis Price Way, Charleston, WV 25311.


Miriam Green

May 19th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Green photoMiriam Green, 73, of Alum Creek formerly of Harrisburg, PA, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 18, 2017 at CAMC Memorial Hospital.

Miriam had made her home in Alum Creek  with her daughter, Tammy Blankenship the last 8 years.

She was a nurse working in assisted living while living in Arkansas.

Miriam was a loving mother, caring for her family and others and was a faithful Christian.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Dorothy Stouffer; and two brothers, George and Joey Stouffer.

She is survived by three children, Ron (Chris) Green of Lancaster, Pa., Tammy (Kip) Blankenship of Alum Creek and Robert Sr. (Tara) Green; seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, Jeff, Clifton Lee, Travis, Bob Jr., and Tyler; and six great grandchildren, Brice, Paige, Laci Mae, Aubree, Olivia and Pazlee; and two brothers, Harold and Jerry.

Service will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 21,  at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.    Burial will follow at Forks of Coal Cemetery in Alum Creek.    The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.


Helen Marie Goode

May 13th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Helen GoodeHelen Marie Goode, 92 of Tullahoma, TN formerly of St. Albans, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, George Goode; father, Lemie Hill; mother, Emily Strickler Hill; and brother, Rex Hill.

She is survived by her children, Daniel Goode (Julie) of Tullahoma, TN, Ronald Goode of St. Albans, and Allen Goode (Jo Ann) of Charleston; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchlidren.

Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, May 15, at Graceland Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel in South Charleston with Minister Louis Watts officiating. Family and friends will gather from 11:00 a.m. to noon at Curry Funeral Home Alum Creek.

Benny Ray Snodgrass

May 13th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (11 Comments)

Benny SnodgrassBenny Ray Snodgrass, 77, of Charleston, died Friday, May 12, 2017.

He was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Ray Snodgrass; daughter, Katherine Lynne Snodgrass; parents, Benjamin and Tina Hager Snodgrass; brothers, James Lowell and Franklin Dale Snodgrass; and sisters, Nancy Caroll Snodgrass and Wanda Lee Grass.

Benny was born in Kanawha County, January 10, 1940 and was a U. S. Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War. Benny was a lifelong, proud member of the Teamsters Union as an over-the-road truck driver. During his retirement years he became an avid golfer.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn Byrd Snodgrass; son, John Kenneth and his wife, Jamie Poe Snodgrass; daughter, Deborah Lynne and husband, James Stewart; grandchildren, Rebecca Lynne Layton Wells and husband Allen, Joseph Ray Layton, John Corey Snodgrass and Kaitlyn Marie Kelly, Hannah Ashley Stewart, Sloane MacKenzie Stewart and Deborah Shea Stewart; great grandchildren, Kenna Taylor Wells and Kaitlynne Nicole Wells, Easton Hunter Layton, Mia Manetta Dorsey and Riley Aretta Kelly; sisters, Genevieve Marie Vandale and Phyllis Jean Permilia.

Graveside service will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2017 at Graceland Memorial Park in South Charleston with military graveside honors conducted by the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768.

Leslie SmithLeslie O. “Acie” Smith, 85, of Elkin, NC,  (formerly of Yawkey, WV) passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Woltz Hospice Home, Dobson, NC.

He was a retired Teamster construction worker for Robert Augstein Co., in Charleston, WV, and  Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, and parents, Shannon & Dora Smith.

He is survived by his two daughters, Debbie (Terry) Synder and Wanda (Randy) Clark; three sisters, Shirley Roberts, Leona Jenkins and Mable Hudson, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1:00pm Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek, with Pastor Kenny Pauley officiating.  Burial will follow at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.