Curtis W. McElhaney,
81, of Charleston died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, in Paris. He was born
Aug. 21, 1928, in the Thorney community, near Elkins, to Hugh McElhaney
and Hazel McElhaney.
He was preceded
in death by a son, John McElhaney, and a brother, Clatis McElhaney.
Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Smith Mortuary Chapel with burial at Mt. Olive Cemetery near Elkins under the direction of Smith Mortuary.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie J. McElhaney of the home; a son, James McElhaney and wife DeAnn of Bryan, Texas; a granddaughter, Breanna, and a grandson, Will, of Bryan; granddaughters, Sabrina McElhaney of Conway, Teresa McElhaney Butler and husband Trevor of Conway; a daughter-in-law, Susan Fackler and husband T.J. of Booneville; a stepgrandson, Tim Fackler of Oregon; a sister, Cuba Fritts and husband Paul of the Wesley community and a sister-in-law, Virginia McElhaney of Fayetteville; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces, -nephews and numerous other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Joe Dick Burt, Judge Joe Powell, Shane Storey, Dr. Charles Miesner, Kim Loughridge and Reed Haynes.
Honorary pallbearers will be Guy Fenter, Greg Bohannon, T.J. Fackler, Jim Miesner and Bill Jones.
The family will visit with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Franklin County 4-H Foundation.