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Darlene Kay Murry

December 22, 1958 ~ June 30, 2019 (age 60)

Darlene Kay Murry, 60, of Sophia, returned home to the lord on Sunday, June 30th, 2019.  Darlene was born on December 22nd, 1958 in Hinton, she is the daughter of Eddie Vandall of Mabscott and Kathryn Shumaker of Meadow Bridge.

Darlene was a cosmetologist and the owner of Hairpherlia in Sophia and the manager of Smart Style in MacArthur. She was an auxiliary member of VFW Post 4326 in Midway. In her spare time, she enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a big supporter of The Brothers of the Wheel. She had a quick wit and contagious laughter and always lived life to the fullest.

She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Heath and a granddaughter, Taniya Mitchell.

Those left to cherish her memory are her parents: Eddie (Linda) Vandall of  Mabscott, Kathryn Shumaker (Howard Hambrick) of Meadow Bridge.  Children: Tashawna Vandall (David Hutchison) of Beckley, Stacey Murry of Beckley, Amber Murry (Lymus Gray) of Sophia.  Siblings: Diane (Barry) Clyburn of Beckley, Kevin (Ginny) Vandall of  Midway, Steve ( Heather) Vandall of  Mabscott, Crystal (Sherman) Williams of  Crab Orchard.   Grandchildren: Autumn Vandall, Skyler Vandall, Landon Hutchison, Kirea Curry, Addison Curry, Deontae Curry, Plies Mitchell, Kash Mitchell, Dylan Pavey, Haydan Pavey, and Korban Gray.  Great Grandchildren: Maddox Vandall and Miracle Cromer. Special Friends: Patty and Oscar Hughes, Charla Pittman Deskins, and many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019, at the Melton Mortuary Chapel in Beckley with Rev. Barry Clyburn officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 on Wednesday with the funeral starting at 2 pm.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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