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Novella Busby McCurry

Novella Busby McCurry, 78, resident of 507 Maple St. widow of Melvin "Buck" McCurry passed away Wednesday Nov. 21, 2012 at her home.

Born in Anderson, SC she was a daughter of the late Jim Busby and Ida Busby.

Novella was a retired textile employee having worked for Abbeville Mills for a number of years. She was a member of Light House Baptist Church. Novella also enjoyed camping and fishing. She especially enjoyed spending time with her loving family and many friends.

Survivors include 1 daughter, Donna Clark and her husband Craig of Lake Secession; 2 sons, Danny Ray McCurry and his wife Carolyn of Stone Mountian, Georgia and Don McCurry of Abbeville, SC; 1 sister, Lula Busby Smith of Abbeville, SC; 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son Dale "Beulah" McCurry and a grandson Joshua McCurry.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday Nov. 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Mabry officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 3:00 PM Friday afternoon at the funeral home prior to services. The family is at the home 507 Maple St. Abbeville, SC.

Memorials may be made in memory of Novella to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, November 23, 2012
1:00-3:00 PM


Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Hwy 72 W
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

Hospice of the Piedmont
408 West Alexander Ave
Greenwood, SC 29646

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Novella McCurry, please visit our flower store.


Dear Family Members, We were so sorry to read of Novella's death. She was one lady we sure loved and admired. We had so much fun with she and Buck at camp sites. I know she will be missed by all of you.Danny Ray and Carolyn, I wanted to call you and I hesitate to call Carolyn's cell phone because I know she is so busy. Would love for you to send me your email address so we can correspond at your convenience.Much love and sympathy to all.

Carol and Ben Speer Nov 26 2012 12:00 AM

Donna, you are in my thoughts and prayers. It was such a pleasure to know both your parents. Love, Kay

Kay Jones Nov 26 2012 12:00 AM

to the family of Novella my heart and prayers go out to the family. May your memories keep you going on. GOD will get you through the days to come. I worked with her for many years & she was a great person.

Diane Irwin Hayes Nov 24 2012 12:00 AM

Donna I was so sorry to hear about your mother. My prayers are with you and your family. It is always hard to lose a loved one, especially this time of year. Love and Prayers, Terri

Terri Timmerman Nov 24 2012 12:00 AM

I am visiting my son in VA now, but i saw on line about your mother's passing. Donna and Craig, I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a mother is always so hard.I will be praying for all of you.

Dot Moss Nov 23 2012 12:00 AM

Dear McCurry Family.Just thought we would let you know that our thoughts and Prayers are with you during this time of sorrow,my the good Lord wrap each of you in his loving arms and give you comfort and peace in the the days to come. Love you all Tommy and Wanda Elliott

Wanda Elliott Nov 23 2012 12:00 AM

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. This must be especially difficult at a time when we celebrate our family connections. May you remember all the good times and the love you shared.Danny Ray's & Carolyn's friendsTony & Peggy Duke

Peggy Duke Nov 23 2012 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of your mother.Don and Donna I will keep you in my prayer's.

Sylvia Lewis Nov 23 2012 12:00 AM

Danny and Don, I'm so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of your mother when we were small children at Langley Milliken School. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your sister, and your families during this time. Julie Sayer Young

Julie Sayer Young Nov 23 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Family, We were so saddened to hear of yet another loss of a loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. There are just no words to express our sincere condolences. May you all be comforted in knowing that Buck, Novella, Dale, Susan, Josh, Stuart, and all our loved ones celebrated Thanksgiving together with our Lord. God bless you all.

Scooter & Robbie Brown Nov 22 2012 12:00 AM

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