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ALDERSON Alma Pearl Butcher McCurdy, 85, of Alderson, WV, passed away Tuesday morning, October 10, 2017 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA, following a short illness.
Mrs. McCurdy was born at Alum Bridge, WV, on January 22, 1932 a daughter of the late Oral Bryan and Cleo Gay Woofter Butcher and later moved to Alderson.
She a member of the Class of 1949 at Alderson High School, attended college in Parkersburg, a retired employee of the Federal Prison Service, a member of Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church in Alderson, The Alderson Women's Club and a special love was the Triple-Deck Bridge Club of which she had been a member for over 30 years. In 1970 she was the High Lady Shooter in the W.Va. Pistol Championship and a remarkable lady.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son David Dare McCurdy who died in infancy; a brother Eugene Butcher and 3 sisters, Eloise Butcher, Lavon Meredith and Lorestine Knapp.
Surviving is her husband, John C. McCurdy of Alderson; 2 sons, Collins Bryan McCurdy and wife, Doris (Weikle) of Greenville and Robert Edward Lee McCurdy and wife, Elaine R. S. McCurdy of Alderson; 2 grandchildren, Patrick Collins McCurdy and wife, Pam of Marlinton and Emma Hope McCurdy of Madison, WI; and one great grandson, Garrett Collins McCurdy of Marlinton.
In keeping with her wishes she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Those wishing to send the McCurdy Family online condolences or sign the online guestbook may do so by visiting www.grovesfuneralhome.com
Groves Funeral Home in Union, WV is serving the McCurdy Family.
Published on October 10, 2017
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