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Obituary: Fannie L. Curry, 99, Columbia, KY

She was the head of a very large, respected Northeast Adair County family. She leaves 77 living descendants. Mrs. Curry was a member of Bearwallow United Methodist Church and was a homemaker

Fannie L. Curry age 99 years a resident of Summit Manor Health & Rehab in Columbia, KY, formerly of Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, passed away Sunday, November, 8, 2009 at 10amCT, at Summit Manor.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11amCT at Bearwallow United Methodist Church, 6132 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY with Rev. Dr. Jay F. Smith & Bro. Caleb LaFond the officiating clergy. Interment on Bearwallow Cemetery, 6132 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 4:00 P. M. Tuesday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

Fannie L. Curry, Adair Co., KY (1910-2009)

She was born on August 5, 1910, the daughter of the late Hector Owen and Julia May Burton Corbin, and passed away Sunday, November 8, 2009, in Columbia, KY, at the age of 99 years, 3 months, and 3 days.

She was the widow of Avert Curry who preceded her in death on September 25, 1947

She is survived by following:
  • Five sons: Raymond Curry and wife Doretta of Columbia, KY; Ralph G. Curry and wife Helen of Columbia, KY; Marshall Curry and wife Marie of Louisville, KY, Kenneth Curry and wife Jean of LaGrange, KY; and Lewis Curry and wife Jo Ann of Columbia, KY

  • Two daughters: Beulah Carter and husband Stanley of Columbia, KY & Eulah Helm and husband Charles, Columbia, KY

  • Twenty-four grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and eight great great grandchildren

  • Four sisters-in-law: Edna Curry, Bessie Curry, Hazel Corbin and Florence Corbin

  • A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends
She was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters: Ollie Corbin Cowan, Nancy Corbin Curry, Mattie Corbin, Curry, Cecil Corbin Burton, Bonnie Corbin Sinclair, George Corbin, Ivory Corbin Foley, Isabelle Corbin Cox, Ausie Corbin, Audrey Corbin, William Albert Corbin and Vertis Corbin.

She was also preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law Sam Nealy and Cordelia Cowan Curry.

She was a member of Bearwallow United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements

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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