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Ruby Nell Moser Curtis
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1921
Monroe County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 2011
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA

Daily Post Athenian
June 18, 2011

Ruby Nell Moser Curtis

Ruby Nell Moser Curtis, 89, died Saturday morning, June 18, 2011, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Larry Tackett, with whom she has lived the past four years.

A native of Monroe County, she was a daughter of the late John O. and Nova Moore Moser, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Nathan Lane Curtis; two sons, Johnny Lane Curtis and Jeffrey Nathan Curtis; and one sister, Gena Cathcart.

She was a member of Toqua Presbyterian Church of Vonore, and was a graduate of Vonore High School. She and her late husband, Lane Curtis, co-founded Curtis Auto Parts in 1956. She was associated with the business until her passing. She was a loving, devoted and beautiful wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Larry Tackett of Athens; two sons and three daughters-in-law, Jack and Peggy Curtis, Jimmy and Carolyn Curtis and Mary Curtis, all of Athens; three granddaughters and their spouses, Sally and Mickey Chandler, Susan and Larry Voyles and Cayci Curtis; five grandsons and their spouses, Scott and Rachel Curtis, Heath and Amy Long, Adam and Denise Long, Matt Curtis and Jordan and Amanda Curtis; nine great-grandchildren and their spouses, Elizabeth and Steven Calicutt, Amanda and Jamie Howard, John Curtis, Nathaniel Curtis, Mackenzie Voyles, Larry Voyles III, Hayden Long, Savanna Long and Maddie Curtis; three step-great-grandchildren, Alli Leveck, Wolfie Leveck and Landon Elwood; one great-great-grandson, Matthew Howard; and a special niece, Millie Bryant of Sweetwater.

Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home & Cremation Service with the Rev. Ogle Wattenbarger officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Mickey Chandler and Larry Voyles.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Amedisys Hospice of Athens, 614 N. Congress Pkwy., Athens, TN 37303.

Smith Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Athens is serving the family of Ruby Nell Moser Curtis.

Family links: 
  John O. Moser (1890 - 1951)
  Nova Moore Moser (1901 - 1934)
  Lane N. Curtis (1920 - 1977)
  Johnny Lane Curtis (1944 - 2009)*
  Jeffery Nathan Curtis (1963 - 2007)*
  Gena Moser Cathcart (1919 - 2000)*
  Ruby Nell Moser Curtis (1921 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Grove Cemetery
McMinn County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Glenda Rowland
Record added: Jun 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71609938
Ruby Nell <i>Moser</i> Curtis
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You will be greatly missed... You were the best grandmother a granddaughter could ever ask for. I know now you're in heaven with papaw, daddy & uncle Jeff... Love you forever!!!
- Sally Cutis Chandler
 Added: Jul. 4, 2011

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