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Helen "Pauline" McCurdy

d. February 25, 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Officiating will be: Rev. Bob Balwanz.
Music provided by: selected favorite songs.
Interment will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery south of Vandalia.
Pallbearers: Brad Howe, Ozzy Picton, Louis Bowers, Dustin Bowers, G. J. Davis, Kyhl McCurdy, Cody Buckholz and Hank Cade Jr.

Helen Pauline (Woods) McCurdy passed away at 11:41 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2013 at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri. She grew up and attended schools in the Martinsburg area. Pauline has lived in the Vandalia area all her married life and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Vandalia. She had worked several years at the Bobby Brooks garment factory in Vandalia and from her home she had been an Avon consultant and a Tupperware dealer for many years. Pauline loved to crochet and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Born: January 1, 1940 in Martinsburg, Missouri the daughter of Malcolm Porter and Onie Elizabeth (Hinton) Woods.

Married: Ralph Wayne McCurdy on November 24, 1960 in Martinsburg; he preceded her in death on April 7, 1982.

Survivors include: one son, Lloyd W. and wife, Paula McCurdy of Vandalia; four daughters: Louise and husband, Danny Picton of Dover, Arkansas; Laverne and husband, Gerald Davis of Laddonia; Chris Gibbs of Vandalia and Lavonne McCurdy and fiance, Hank Cade of Vandalia; two brothers: Bill Woods of Eldon; Carl Woods of Jefferson City and a half-brother, Gary Woods of Terre Haute, Indiana; two sisters: Dorothy Ragsdale of Paris, Missouri and Mary Anna Landis of Mexico; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Ralph; one daughter, Cheryl Lynnette McCurdy who died in infancy and one great-grandson, Ryan Malachi Gene Maiden.

Memorials are encouraged to Vandalia Modern Maturity Center in care of Waters Funeral Home, P O Box 84, Vandalia, MO 63382-0084.

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