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Curry Thomas Mitchell (1926 - 2014)

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Curry Thomas Mitchell, 88, of Hillsville, Va., passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab.
Mitchell was born Feb. 17, 1926, to the late Blake and Etta Mitchell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edith D. Mitchell; brother, Hoover M. Mitchell; sister, Guida Huff; and sister and brother-in-law, Ibra and Gleve Huff.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Worth Hall of Fancy Gap and Charlotte and Clyde Collins of Barren Springs; sons, Ivan D. Mitchell of Christiansburg and Larry T. Mitchell of Hillsville; brother-in-law, Erbie Huff of Indian Valley; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Curry retired from Radford Army Ammunition Plant in the year of 1988 after 37 years of service. He loved gardening, canning and cooking. He also loved living in the Sylvatus community and visiting his neighbors and friends.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, July 13, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Bays officiating. Burial followed in the Shockley Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1 p.m. until service time.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Shockley Cemetery Fund in c/o Barbara Shockley, 156 Mourning Dove Drive, Hillsville, Va. 24343. 
The family wishes to thank the staff at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab for their excellent care of our father.
A guestbook is available online at
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
Published in Galax Gazette from July 14 to July 15, 2014