May 27, 1945 – August 22, 2013 In Loving Memory.
Medley Bryar Curry, born May 27, 1945 in Bonne Terre, MO, a resident of Daphne, AL, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at his residence.
Medley grew up in Montgomery, Al. He was a member of the Robert E. Lee High School Band, the Troy State University ‘Sound of the South’ Band as well as many professional groups in the Montgomery and Mobile area.
He retired from the Alabama National Guard 151st Army Band headquartered in Montgomery and was a charter member of the Baldwin Pops Community Band where he played euphonium. His final concert with the Pops was July 4, 2013.
He retired from the Alabama Department of Transportation as a Relocation Officer and worked several years with Volkert Engineering.
Medley was a member of Spanish Fort Presbyterian Church where he was a member of the Sanctuary Choir and the Men’s Quartet.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ann Jones Curry, sons Ben (Julie) Curry and Chip (Amanda) Curry; grandchildren Shaun, Melody and Hart Curry and Dylan, Kaitlyn and Alyssa Bryant; sister Mary Stinnette (Wiley), nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated at Spanish Fort Presbyterian Church on Monday, August 26, 2013 at 11:00am. Rev. Dr. Julian Walthall and Rev. Bert Tuggle will officiate. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Music Ministry at Spanish Fort Presbyterian Church, Spanish Fort, AL.
The family wishes to express special thanks to Dr. David Clarkson, Dr. Robert Lokey, Springhill Health Care & Hospice and nurse, Jennifer Stewart. Notes of condolence may be made at hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home & Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.
|Joey Oosthuysen Spanish Fort, Alabama August 27 2013||Memories Keep Those We Love Close To Us Forever Although words seem to say so little, We hope they help in some small way to ease the sense of lost That you’re experiencing today. Hold fast to your memories, to all of the cherished moments of the past, to the blessings and the laughter, the joys and the celebrations, the sorrow and the tears. They all add up to a treasure of fond yesterdays that you shared and spent together, and they keep the one you loved close to you in spirit and thought. The special moments and memories in your life will never change. They will always be in your heart, today and forevermore. We pray that God will give you peace and acceptance in this difficult time. Love, Rudolf,Joey & Gilandré Oosthuysen|
|FELICIA EMENHIZER GILLILAND ECLECTIC, ALABAMA August 26 2013||SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THE LOSS OF YOUR HUSBAND AND THE BOYS FATHER. MY GOD PROVIDE YOU ALL WITH PEACE, COMFORT AND STRENGTH DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. (585 GLADE PARK NEIGHBOR)|
|Melanie Hicks Bingham Montgomery, AL August 26 2013||I too, was in the Lee HS band with Medley. He and my sister sat together in the baritone section. He was such a good person. I know he will be missed and my prayers go to all his family members|
|Pete and Susan Helms Enterprise,Al August 26 2013||We both loved Medley very much and will miss him lots. We have so many good memories connected with Med. I bet he already has a group of musicians organized playing the old standards!|
|Ski and Suzanne Winter Jemison, Al. and Enfield, Me. August 26 2013||Ski and I remember Medley from our years at Troy. Ski was also in the 151st with Medley. What a wonderful musician. The family is in our thoughts and prayers. Play on Medley.|
|Lisa Hicks Gilbert Montgomery, Alabama August 25 2013||So sad to read of Medley’s passing in the Montgomery paper today. I was in the Lee Band with him. Have not seen him in years but have great memories. I remember him as being very nice. My condolences to your family.|
|Carolyn Cochran United States August 25 2013||Mrs. Ann, Chip, and Ben, I am so saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Medley. I wish I wasn’t in school now and could come and give you a big hug. I’m really grateful to have grown up on a street with such wonderful neighbors. I hope you remember all of your great times together and that he is in a much better place. Love, Carolyn|
|Gene Jackson Dadeville, Alabama August 25 2013||On behalf of all former ALDOT & FHWA employees throughout the state of Alabama, and Gov. & Mrs. John Patterson, we send our deepest sympathy to the family.|
|Lynne DeVault Daphne August 24 2013||Melody was a talented musician, a wonderful friend as well as being a devout Christian. He deeply loved and cherished his wife Ann who is an angel. Medley loved his sons, their wives and just glowed when he talked about his grandchildren. He will be missed by all of us who knew him .But, he will never be forgotten.|
|Pat(ricia) Medley Maness Elberta, AL August 24 2013||Dear Ann, My heart is with you and the family! Medley will be missed by many and I hope you know that I have ya’ll in my prayer box and thoughts will be with you on Monday and always! Love, Pat(ricia) Medley Maness|
|Kyle & Sandy Maddox Tallahassee, FL August 24 2013|