Jack McCurry

jack mccurry
Jack McCurry, 79, of Horn Lake, MS, formerly of Asheville, died Monday, November 26, 2001, in Southaven, MS.

Mr. McCurry was a son of the late Clate and Dovie Henson McCurry. He was a graduate of Candler High School and was a Navy and Coast Guard veteran of WW II. He was the owner of Pisgah Cafe in Asheville and a former sales representative with the Vernon Company. He was a Mason and a member of the Elks.

Surviving are his wife, Alice Schaffer McCurry; two daughters, Gail Barnes of Chattanooga, TN and Diane Stewart of Asheville; one son, Jack H. (Buddy) McCurry of Candler; one grandson, Wes McCurry; two granddaughters, Christi and Brandy; one great-grandson, Austin; one sister, Pauline Capps of Hendersonville; and three brothers, Ray and Clayton McCurry of Candler and Ronnie McCurry of Fayetteville, GA.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Thursday at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is in charge of the arrangements.

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  1. Alice,
    Just heard Jack’s funeral announced on the radio, please know my thoughts are with you.
    ‘The gift of life, however dear, must sometime pass away…
    Yet love and memories remain eternal gifts that stay’
    Your happy memories will come
    at unexpected moments to be with you. love, barbara

  2. Alice: Thanks to Jack, he always made sure I had a job, he got me my first public paying job with Armour and Co in Asheville and then helped me get a job with Armour in Atlanta,he also helped me buy my first car (’49 Olds), although we were never close he always remembered his baby brother.


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