|Birth: ||Sep. 3, 1924|
|Death: ||May 11, 2012|
Wilma Jane Nafe Curtis, 87, of Athens passed away Monday, June 11, 2012, at Athens Limestone Hospital.
Mrs. Curtis was born September 3, 1924, in Summertown, Tennessee, to Rollie Burton Nafe and Monnie Edith Nafe Leland.
She was a homemaker and faithful member of Eastside Church of Christ for 58 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, affectionately known as Nana. Her passions in life were worshiping God, cooking, singing and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Kevin Alan Curtis; and brother, Raymond L. Nafe.
She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Benjamin F. Curtis; sons, Ronald W. Curtis and Joe N. Curtis and wife, Vicki, both of Athens; daughter, Diane C. Wildenstein and husband, Hank, of Salem; brother, Gene Nafe and wife, Joyce, of Rogersville; grandsons, Phillip Curtis and wife, Jana Curtis (Elba), Jonathan Curtis and wife, Debbie, of Birmingham; granddaughters, Laura Curtis of Nashville, Leah Pierce and husband, Kirk, of Athens, Maria Franchowiak and husband, Jamie, of Madison, Amanda Hobbs and husband, Jessie, of Elkmont and Johanna Curtis of Alexandria, Virginia. She had 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Special caregivers are Rosa Isbell Bozarth, Kimberly Henderson and Rachel Webb.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 14, 2012, from 2 to 4:45 p.m. at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. The service will follow at 5 p.m. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jonathan Curtis, Phillip Curtis; nephews, Alex Nafe, Kenneth Nafe, Tony Nafe; great-grandson, Tyler Curtis.
Published in the Decatur Daily on June 13, 2012 .
Rollie B Nafe (1904 - 1939)
Monnie Nafe LeLand (1904 - 1975)
Benjamin Franklin Curtis (1921 - 2012)*
Kevin Alan Curtis (1962 - 1965)*
Created by: Martha Jean Holmes Saint...
Record added: Jun 13, 2012
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