|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1924|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1950|
Funeral services were held at the Baptist Church in Hayti, Sunday afternoon for Miss Juanita Curtis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Curtis of Braggadocio, who was instantly killed in an auto accident near Union, Missouri last Friday, Septbember 1.
Miss Curtis and her finance, Arne Wulfert of St. Louis had been on a visit to relatives of Mr. Wulfert at their cottage on the Lake of the Ozarks, and were returning to St. Louis when their car skidded and rolled down an embankment during a heavy rainstorm. Mr. Wulfert died about four hours after being taken to a hospital in Union. The young couple were to have been married in October.
Miss Curtis, 25, was born in Pemiscot County on September 15, 1924. She was graduated from the Braggadocio High School in the class of 1942, and since that time had been employed in the office of the U.S. Engineer Corps. of St. Louis. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
She is survived by her parents; four brothers, Leslie, Boyd and Floyd Curtis of Hayti and Loyd Curtis of this city; one half-brother, James Ward of Hayti; three sisters, Mrs. Virginia Morgan of Portageville, Miss Bernice Curtis of St. Louis and Miss Ruth Curtis of Camp Hood, Texas; one half-sister, Miss Loreese Curtis of Portageville and one step-sister, Mrs Geneive Pate of Hayti.
The Rev. J. T. Spurlin conducted the funeral services and interment was in Maple Cemetery. H.S. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Mr. Wulfert were held in Overland, Missouri, on Tuesday.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - September 8, 1950
Jimmie Dee Curtis (1885 - 1973)
Myrtle Pauline Lofton Curtis (1894 - 1929)
Leslie Langford Curtis (1910 - 1995)*
Loyd Curtis (1912 - 1979)*
Laverne Curtis (1922 - 1928)*
Juanita Curtis (1924 - 1950)
Helen Lucille Curtis (1932 - 1932)**
Daughter of J.D. and Myrtle Curtis
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Record added: Jun 15, 2009
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