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Winnie Lois Curry, 84, Columbia, KY (1933-2018)

She was the matriarch of one of Adair County's finest families. She had immersed her life in her household as she and her late husband, Edward Curry, provided a traditional setting for their children to launch successful careers and purposeful lives: He the dedicated breadwinner; she the epitome of the devoted home and family manager. She was born in Jefferson County, KY and was a resident of Columbia, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Clifton and Mary Elizabeth Bomar Walker. She leaves 31 direct living descendants.
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Winnie Lois Curry, 84, of Columbia, KY, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her home.

Funeral service will be Monday, April 23, 2018 at 12pmNoonCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 4125 Johnson School Road, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 10amCT, Monday at the funeral home.

Winnie Lois Curry, Columbia, Adair County, KY (1933-2018)

She was born September 30, 1933, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Clifton and Mary Elizabeth Bomar Walker. She died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 84 years, 6 months, and 18 days.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Curry in 1999.

Survivors include:
  • Three sons: Edward Lee Curry and wife Beth of Louisville, KY; Steven Curry of Russell Springs, KY; and Michael Curry of Bowling Green

  • Nine daughters: Laverne Dudley of Louisville, KY; Robin Curry of Louisville, KY; Kathy Thomas and husband Terrance of Louisville, KY; Sandra Vinson of Las Vegas, NE; Lisa Walker of Melbourne, FL; Sheila Hopkins of Zebulon, NC; Renee Smith and husband Phillip of Eminence, KY; Valarie Goodloe and husband Terry of Louisville, KY; and Kellie Goatley and husband Keith of Louisville, KY

  • Two brothers: Charles Walker of Indianapolis, IN; Don Walker of St. Louis, MO

  • Fourteen grandchildren

  • Five great-grandchildren

  • Several other relatives and friends
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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Winnie Lois Curry, 84, Columbia, KY (1933-2018)

2018-04-20 - 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Winnie Lois Curry, 84, Columbia, KY (1933-2018)

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