Charlotte McCurdy Curry

October 16, 1948 ~ January 18, 2019 (age 70)


 Charlotte McCurdy Curry, loving wife, mother of three children, and grandmother to eight grandchildren, passed away January 18, 2019 at 70 years of age. 

Born in Fort Payne, Alabama, October 16, 1948, Charlotte was the daughter of Annie Jo Blevins Couch and the late Willie Gene McCurdy.  Charlotte was a graduate of Auburn High School in Auburn, Alabama.  She retired from Auburn University where she worked many years in the School of Education. 

Charlotte is survived and loved deeply by her husband, Thomas Lamar Curry III, sons, Stephen Lamar Curry (Jennifer) of Auburn, Michael Lanier Murphy of Marion, and daughter Crystal Dianne Curry of Marion.  Charlotte treasured each of her grandchildren dearly, Stephen Andrew Curry, Thomas Lamar Curry IV, Jackson Caleb Curry, Mary Emma Claire Curry, and Ethan Finn Curry, all of Auburn; Madison Faith Murphy of Marion, Britian Skyler Murphy of Opelika, and Preston Manuel Curry of Marion.  Charlotte is also survived by sisters Marla Dianne Birchfield (Kim) of Opelika and Marsha Lynn Townsend (Steve) of Pisgah; brother James Michael Light (Lisa) of Oxford; aunt Reba Lee Blevins Turner of Fort Payne, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

Charlotte was preceded in death by a brother Billy Preston McCurdy and her step-father L. D. Light.  A memorial service celebrating Charlotte’s life will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 25th, 2019 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Mike Wright officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to either the Autism Society of America or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

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