Mrs. Emily Annette Coley Curry Martin, age 79, passed away Sunday,
September 17th, 2023 at her home in Centre. Emily was born in the Ball
Play Community on November 2nd, 1943 and subsequently moved to
Atlanta, Georgia in 1988 where she was a corporate travel agent until
retiring and moved back to Centre.
Emily’s work history included the
following: bookkeeper for Cherokee Motors, Human Resource Director for
K Mart, Maritz Travel Agency for the last 23 years until retirement.
Her hobbies included gardening, running, watching Alabama Football,
Hallmark Movies, birds and her grandchildren and great grandchildren
playing sports. Emily also enjoyed playing the trumpet, hand bells,
and singing in the church choir. Above all, Emily enjoyed going to
church, reading her bible, and teaching Sunday School.
Survivors include children, Scott (Lynn) Curry and Abby (Craig)
Conley. Grandchildren include Lynden (David) Seals, Libby Curry,
Dottie and Jack Young. Great Grandchildren are Campbell and Coley
Preceded in death by Carl Houston Coley, father; Dorothy Elizabeth
Emily’s family truly appreciates the love and care given to Mama M by
her caregiver Bre Moten and Southern Care New Beacon Hospice Staff.
A memorial service will be held 11AM Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 at
Perry Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10
until 11 Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations and memorials can be given to the
building fund at First Baptist Church of Centre 300 East Bypass,
Centre, AL. 35960.
Perry Funeral Home Directing.