|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1944|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2009|
Daily Post Athenian
Johnny Lane Curtis
Mar 25, 2009
Johnny Lane Curtis, 64, of Athens, died Wednesday afternoon, March 25, 2009, at his residence.
A lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Nathan Lane Curtis, and was also preceded in death by one brother, Jeffrey Curtis. He was a member of Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, and was the owner and operator of Johnny Curtis Auto Parts and Wrecker Service for 32 years. He was a recipient of the VIVID Award.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Crockett Curtis of Athens; his mother, Ruby Moser Curtis of Athens; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sally and Mickey Chandler of Fayetteville, Ga., and Susan and Larry Voyles of Senoia, Ga.; one son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Scott and Rachel Curtis of Athens; three granddaughters and their spouses, Elizabeth and Steven Calicutt of Scottsdale, Ariz., Amanda and Jamie Howard of Athens, and Mackenzie Voyles of Senoia, Ga.; three grandsons, John and Nathaniel Curtis, both of Athens, and Larry Voyles III of Senoia, Ga.; one great-grandson, Matthew Howard; one sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Larry Tackett of Athens; one brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Carolyn Curtis of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Jerry Smith Funeral home with the Rev. Ogle Wattenbarger and the Rev. Charles Ensminger officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Matt Curtis, Tim Crockett, Heath Long, Adam Long, Roy Baker, Rob Baker, Jamie Howard and Bill Curtis. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Webb, Steve Frisbie, Sol Reagan, Wendell Price, Edward "Buddy" Cate, Randy Tallent and Gerrit Witvoet.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, c/o Doris Cate, 181 County Road 703, Athens, TN 37303.
Jerry Smith Funeral Home of Athens is serving the family of Johnny Lane Curtis.
Lane N. Curtis (1920 - 1977)
Ruby Nell Moser Curtis (1921 - 2011)
Johnny Lane Curtis (1944 - 2009)
Jeffery Nathan Curtis (1963 - 2007)*
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Created by: Glenda Rowland
Record added: Mar 26, 2009
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YOU'LL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!WE MISS & LOVE YOU DEARLY. BUT WE KNOW YOU'RE IN THE HANDS OF OUR ALMIGHTY SAVIOUR & WE'LL SEE YOU AGAIN!!! WITH ALL OUR LOVE,MARY, SALLY, SCOTT & SUSAN|
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