Published 10:12 am Tuesday, February 13, 2018

SHELLMAN, Ga. — Charles (Charlie) Adams Curry, 72, of Shellman, Ga. passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 in the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in the Shellman First Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Tomlinson and Rev. Olin Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Shellman Eastview Cemetery.

Mr. Curry was born January 13, 1946 in Cuthbert, Ga. He was the son of the late James Riley and Martha Adams Curry Brooks. He was a graduate of Shellman High School and was a member of the Shellman First Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school teacher. Mr. Curry was a graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University and earned a Master’s degree in banking from LSU. He was a past chairman of the Randolph County (Ga.) Commission and a former council member for the City of Shellman. He was also the director and past president of the Cuthbert Rotary Club, past chairman of the Community Bankers Association, director of the Georgia Bankers Association and director of Flint Community Bank of Albany. He was also  the current president and chairman of the First State Bank of Randolph County. Mr. Curry was a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association an was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved spending time with this children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Lorraine Sauls Curry of Shellman; a daughter, Heather Hoats (Kenneth) of West Point, Ga.; a son, Scott Curry (Brandi) of Shellman; two brothers, Jimmy Curry (Martha) of Shellman and Shannon Curry of Albany, Ga. and five grandchildren: Corbin Hoats, Curry Hoats, Lillie Hoats, Lorraine Curry and Ruthie Curry.

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He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Chuck Curry.

Visitation was scheduled for Monday, February 12th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bethea building in Shellman.

Memorials may be made to the Shellman First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 205, Shellman, GA 38986.