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Billy Joe Pauley

June 11th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Billy Joe Pauley, 85, of South Charleston, WV, went home Monday, June 10, 2019 at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston.

He served in the U. S. Marine Corp. during the Korean War.

Billy was owner and operator of Pauley Masonry. He attended te New Direction Ministries in St. Albans.

Billy was preceded in death by his wives Lois and Elizabeth; sons, Rodney and Timothy Pauley; and step-son, Roger Mallory.
He is survived by his companion, Linda Anselment; daughters, Stephanie Lockhart and Sherry Pauley; sons, Joe and Kevin Pauley and Tommy Joe Baker; 12 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

Service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor James Patton officiating. Burial will follow at Lively Cemetery, Sod, with with Military Graveside Rites. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the funeral home for services

Dana Lewis Graley

June 11th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Dana Lewis Graley, 72, of Sod, WV, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at home.
He retired from the Laborers Union and was a graduate of Duval High School.
Dana is survived by his sons, Randy and Gary.
There will be no services.

Jason Russell Long

June 6th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (11 Comments)

 

Jason Russell Long, 44, of Yawkey, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at CAMC-GENERAL in  Charleston.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Emmett & Erma Wade and William & Dorothy Long, brother, James Long and step-brother, Roger Fore.

He was a plumber.

Jason is survived by his parents, Johnny (Susie) Long & Janice (Bill) Fore, son, Cody Long, daughter, Kelley Jo Long, brothers, Tony (Amy) Long of Tornado, Travis (Kristi) Long of Yawkey, Adam (Michele) Long of Sissonville, step-brother, Billy (Sue) Fore of Hometown, Steven (Jennifer) Abbott of Sod, Timmy (Melissa) Abbott, of Bulger, and step-sister, Kay Miller of Sod.  Jason is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1:00pm Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Curry Funeral Home, with Pastor Richard McCallister officiating.  Burial will follow at Miller-Hughes Cemetery, Ely, WV.  Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service.

Linda Lou Allen Brogan

June 4th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (8 Comments)

Linda Lou Allen Brogan, 63, of McCorkle, WV, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston after a long battle with cancer.

Linda always enjoyed family gatherings and  time spent with her grandchildren who were the joy of her life. She was a 1974 graduate of Duval High School.

Linda was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Brogan; mother Nellie Jean Allen; father Herman Glen Allen; sister Drema Gay Politino; and infant sister Christina Allen.

She is survived by her daughter Jessica (Matthew) Pauley and grandchildren Madison and MacKenzie Pauley all of Yawkey; sister Lisa (Jerry) Saunders of Hurricane; brothers Jerry Allen of McCorkle, Larry “Dink” (Kathy) Allen and Glen Dale Allen both of Yawkey; sister-in-law Carolyn Brogan (Bobby) Perdue of Yawkey; special niece, who was like a sister, Rhonda (Curt) McCallister of Arab, AL; and several other special nieces and nephews that she dearly loved.

Service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor Bub Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Lively Cemetery in Sod. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Gary and Sharon Dunlap for always being there to help.

 

Romie J. Griffith

May 31st, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (2 Comments)

Romie J. Griffith, 90, of South Charleston, WV. “Knowing the way home, at Rest in the Promise”. Romie was born at Ivy Branch, WV, July 23, 1928 and passed from this life Thursday, May 30, 2019.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in St. Albans. He operated St. Albans Exxon and the St. Albans Service Company, retiring in 1982 after many years of very satisfying work. Romie was a Merchant Seaman and Veteran of the Army Signal Corps serving in Europe.

Romie was predeceased by parents, Romie E. and Elsie Mooney Griffith; brothers, Bill, Charles and Frank Griffith; and sisters, Betty Jo Griffith, Sarah Harless, Mary Wagner and Ruth Stover LaBlanc.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Barbara; son, Dr. Tom (Betty) Griffith; daughter, Lu Ann (Michael) Brown; sister, Minnie Palmer; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor Joel Harpold officiating. Burial will follow at Forks of Coal Memorial Park in Alum Creek, with military graveside Rites conducted by the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Orville Lee Byrd

May 29th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Orville Lee Byrd, 71, of Yawkey, WV, went home Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Hubbard Hospice House West in South Charleston.

He was preceded in death by his parents Louise  Roberts Byrd and Arnold Byrd.

He was a former employee of Kanawha Block and Peerless Block, and was a Courtesy Patrol for the State of WV patrolling Corridor G from Danville to Charleston.

Orville served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his brother, Orvie Ray Byrd (Ann) of Mason, WV; nieces and nephews, Sarah, Eric, and Nicole; and great nieces and nephews, Hailey, Whitney and Kelson. He is also survived by Aunts and Uncles; Rose (Forrest) Johnston, Harley (Carletha) Roberts, Harry (Phyllis) Roberts, Julia Roberts, Robert (Nora) Roberts, Rebecca (Walter) Cook, and Arthur (Mary) Roberts, Maggie Abbott, Lula Belle Hayes, Mable Waits and Buster (Norma). Roberts

Service will be held Saturday June 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Richard McCallister officiating at Sumerco Church of God.  Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens with Military Rites.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations toward funeral expenses.

Joe “Carlos” Smith

May 29th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (3 Comments)

Joe “Carlos” Smith, 84, of Charleston passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston.

Carlos was a construction worker all of his life and retired from Bilco Construction Company.   He was a generous, kind, but tough man who loved his family.

Carlos was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Belva Smith; brothers Arnold, Jimmy and Zack; sisters Shirley Rader and Doris Saunders.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife “Dovie” of over 64 years; sons Mike (Susan) Smith, Jeff (Donna) Smith and Kevin Smith (Betsy); his grandchildren Samantha (Joey) Carney, Shannon Clark (Jody), Crystal and Drake; great-grandchildren Derek, Kaylee, Landon, Ella, Bryson, Ashlee and Tara; sisters Arbutus Parsons, June (Joe) Funderburk, Judy (William) Kent, Brenda (Gary) George and brother Gregory Smith; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek.   Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

A private burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Sumerco, WV.

The family wants to thank the Hubbard Hospice House staff for their care.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W., Charleston, WV  25387-2536.

 

Donald Nelson “Coco” Dunlap, 66, of Sumerco, WV, was born May 30, 1952, and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 27, 2019.

Coco was a 1970 graduate of Duval High School.  He was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, digging ramps, hunting molly moochers and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his father Donald Ray Dunlap, his sister, Kimberly Dunlap.

He is survived by his mother, Betty Dunlap of McCorkle; sons, Donny (Melody) Dunlap of Alkol and Chris Dunlap of Teays Valley; grandchildren, Payton (Reece), Lakynn, Brayden, and Braxton; great grandchildren Rowan, Berkley and Delaney; brothers, David Dunlap of Ridgeview, Meddie (Patty) of Alum Creek, and Russell Dunlap of McCorkle; sisters, Charlene (Jacky) of McCorkle and Peggy (Jerry) Marker of McCorkle.

Graveside service and burial will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2019, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Sumerco, WV, with Pastor Butch Brogan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the funeral home for services.

Evelyn W. Lowther

May 24th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (4 Comments)

Evelyn W. Lowther, 91, born on August 2, 1927 in Reedy, WV, and went home to the Lord Thursday, May 23, 2019 at CAMC Memorial Division in Charleston.

Evelyn grew up in Jackson County graduating from Ripley High School in 1945.  She was married to Roy G. Lowther on October 18, 1947 and moved to St. Albans in 1953.  Evelyn was a loyal member of Highlawn Baptist Church since 1961 and a volunteer at Thomas Memorial Hospital for 38 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Emma Camp Cline and brother, Howard C. Cline, Jr.

Evelyn is survived by her husband of 71 years, Roy; daughter, Sandra G. Lowther Clancy and her husband Charles A. Clancy; and granddaughter, Caitlin Emma Clancy.

Service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Highlawn Baptist Church, 2304 Jefferson Ave., St. Albans, with Pastor Jason Robbins officiating.  Burial will follow at Cunningham Memorial Park in St. Albans.

The family will receive friends 2 hours prior to the service at the church.

 

Chester E. Adams

May 18th, 2019 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (5 Comments)

Chester E. Adams, 87, of  Julian, WV, went home Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Hillcrest Health Care Center in Danville.

He was a member of the UMWA and a U. S. Air Force Veteran.

Chester was a gardener of vegetables and flowers, he loved growing things like Indian Corn, peanuts and popcorn; he also loved birdwatching and feeding the birds.  He  enjoyed woodworking and making furniture.

Chester was preceded in death by his wife Dorcas, daughter Patricia McCallister, parents John Calvin and Mattie Powell Adams, and siblings Marshall, J.C. and Bob Adams, Noke Lynn, and Anna Lou Wade.

He is survived by his son, Greg Adams (Carol Gee); and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor Oshel Bell officiating.  Burial will follow at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens in Yawkey.  The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Johnna Pauley for all her chauffeuring and loving care of Dad, the staff at Hillcrest Health Care Center and Boone Memorial Hospital.