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Mrs. Carol F. Strange, 72, Adair Co., KY native, dies in Indiana


Mrs. Stange was from a respected Adair County, KY, family and has many relatives here. She was a member of the Livonia Baptist Church and was active in Salem, IN. business
Mrs. Carol F. Strange, 72, Salem, IN, passed away Friday, December 28, 2007, at 5:30am local time, at her home.

Mrs. Strange was born November 8, 1935, in Adair County, KY, the daughter of Robert E. and Zoradah Roach Curry.

The funeral services will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2008, at 11:00am at Livonia Baptist Church with Brother Finis E. Curry officiating. Burial will follow in Livonia Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 1, 2008, at Weathers Funeral Home, 106 South Shelby Street, Salem, IN.

She was a member of the Livonia Baptist Church, the Gideon's International Auxiliary, and the Red Hat Society.

Mrs. Strange was a retired employee of Jeans Extrusions and was co-owner of BC Kom Enterprises and Salem True Value.She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Strange, Salem, IN. They were married April 3, 1955.

She is also survived by the following:
  • Three sons: David (Connie) Strange, Bloomington, IN; Terry A. Strange, Salem, IN; and Gary J. (Carrie) Strange, Salem, IN

  • Three daughters: Paula Jo (Mamadou Traore) Strange of Rockville, MD; Lisa C. (Ted) Yee, Aurora, IL; and Lori (Todd) Hazelip, Salem, IN

  • Four brothers: Robert D. Curry, Glendora, CA; Finis E. Curry, Salem, IN; Carl R. Curry, Fairland, IN; and Calvin C. Curry, Paoli, IN

  • Three sisters: Jessie R. Parnell, Louisville, KY; Betty Parnell, Columbia, KY; and Fannie E. McLean, Berkley, MI

  • And five grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Maurice C. Curry, October 15, 1975; and Maze L. Curry on September 20, 1978.

The family requests that donations, in lieu of flowers, be made to: Gideons International or Washington County Community Foundation.
Special obituary information courtesy Weathers Funeral Home, 106 South Shelby Street, Salem, IN 42167

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.
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