|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1926|
|Death: ||May 11, 2008|
Date: May 2, 2009 Enid News and Eagle
A graveside service for Norma Jean Strickland Curtis, 81, of Ashland, Ore., will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2009, in Short Springs Cemetery, Alva. Arrangements are by Lanman Funeral Home Inc., Cherokee.
She was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Alva, to John Francis and Eleanor Ridlen Strickland, and died May 11, 2008.
The family lived in Alva, Kansas and California. She attended San Jose State University, Cal State, Los Angeles, receiving her BA degree in education. She taught with an emergency-issued credential. She attended University of Southern California, receiving her master's degree in education with a reading speciality. She worked as a reading specialist. After retirement, she and her husband moved to Ash-land, where she became active in the American Association of University Women at Southern Oregon University. She received the Florence Schneider Award in 2000. She was a member of the Ashland Tudor Guild.
Surviving are her husband, Philip Curtis; her children, Robert and Joan Byard; and one sister, Marilyn Strickland Russell.
Memorials may be made to Norma Strickland Curtis Memorial Scholarship Fund at Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Ore.
Short Spring Cemetery
Created by: Susan Brown Litzenberger
Record added: Aug 29, 2012
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