Curran Earl Barbrey
Funeral for Curran Earl Barbrey, 88, of Hartselle will be Sunday, August 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Hartselle Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Lucky Teague and Brother Richard Richie officiating. Burial will be in Hartselle City Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Barbrey, who died Thursday, August 21, 2014, at his residence, was born September 25, 1925, in South Carolina to James Bruce Barbrey and Jessie Mae Garrett Barbrey. He was a member of Flint Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Army. He was a member of the Simpsonville Masonic Lodge No. 311 in Simpsonville, SC, the Shriners and the VFW in Decatur. He retired from Flour-Daniels after 40 years as a construction superintendent. Mr. Barbrey was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, C.W. (Ham) Barbrey; and one sister, Elizabeth (Snooks) Pridmore.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Eleanor Lancaster Barbrey; two sons, Keith Barbrey (Susan Riggs Barbrey) of Simpsonville, SC, and Randy Barbrey (Brenda DeVaney Barbrey) of Decatur; two daughters, Gail Barbrey Faught (David Faught) of Birmingham and Lyn Barbrey Letson-Holliday (Boyd Holliday) of Hartselle; one brother, Floyd Barbrey of Simpsonville, SC; ten grandchildren; Kelli Ketchum, Tori Rogers, Leslie Smith, Kevin Barbrey, Wes Letson, Chase Barbrey, Lindsey Kirby, Jessica Hargett, Zach Letson and Jordan Barbrey and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Barbrey, Wes Letson, Chase Barbrey, Zach Letson, David Faught and Boyd Holliday.
This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.