Mary Persinger McCurdy

October 3, 1956February 11, 2017

Mary Lawson Persinger McCurdy, 60, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley. Born on October 3, 1956 in Fayette County, she was the daughter of the late Oliver Kenneth and Ellen Mae Miller Lawson. Mary was a 1974 graduate of Fayetteville High School. She enjoyed working on her farm, gardening, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, David Wayne Persinger. Left to cherish her memory includes her daughter, Olivia McCurdy and Kyle Blethen of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Jaidyn Faith DeLung and James Oliver DeLung; special friend, Richard Smith; and many other friends and family. In keeping her wishes private services were held with William McCurdy officiating. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to Bowers Hospice House, 450 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV 25801. For those wishing to express your condolences to the McCurdy family, you may do so by visiting our website at The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.


  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Mary Persinger McCurdy

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March 9, 2017

I am in such disbelief & confusion about Mary I found the news today 3.9.17 this happened soon after my dad passed. I was a co worker w/Mary she was so proud of her kids & grandkids we would cross paths time to time mostly at Kroger & talk she is a strong will-minded woman I will miss her "big mike" Fayetteville wv

Shelby Underwood

February 20, 2017

I am so sorry to hear this.. I loved Mary but didn't even know she was sick. Prayers for you all, she was a wonderful person!

Amy Jarosz

February 19, 2017


I'm so sorry to hear this. Praying for you and keeping you in my thoughts. Your mom was a very special lady. I'm thankful I got to meet her. God bless you.

lee zemonek

February 15, 2017

so sorry to hear the passing of mary

February 14, 2017

So sorry for your loss, I know it's been a long hard battle. Praying you and the kids find comfort in the loving arms of God.

Harriet Johnson

February 13, 2017

We are very sorry to hear about Mary's passing. She was a very good lady and hard worker. Dennis Johnson and family