Melvin M. Curry

Published 10:22 am Tuesday, April 25, 2023

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Mr. Melvin Monroe Curry, 67, of Atmore, answered the master’s call on Wed., April 19, 2023 at Convalescent Hospice at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow Curry Sr. and Rosie Mae Curry; his wife, Clara Dortch Curry; his sisters, Rosie, Mary, Irene, Lucy, Ethel, Catherine, Louise and Josephine; and brothers, Eddie, Willie and Woodrow, Jr.

Those left to cherish memories of his life are his daughter, Denise Curry of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; his sons, Melvin Curry Jr. and Charles Curry, both of Fort Myers, Fla.; two sisters, Elizabeth McPherson and Savannah Salter, both of Atmore; two brothers, Samuel Curry and Aaron Curry, both of Atmore; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

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A public walk through viewing will be held this Fri., April 28, 2023 from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home.

His funeral service will be held this Sat., April 29, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Empowerment Tabernacle Christian Center with the Rev. Dennis Stephens, pastor of Mt. Shiloh Baptist Church, Nokomis, officiating and Bishop Darryl North, host pastor. Inhumation will be in Mt. Shiloh Cemetery, Nokomis, with Turner Funeral Chapel directing.