|Birth: ||Nov. 6, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2010|
Vernon A. Curtis
November 06, 1924 - October 05, 2010
WEIR — Vernon A. Curtis, 85 of Weir, KS died Tuesday, Oct 5, 2010 at his home following a sudden illness.
He was born November 6, 1924 in Weir, the son of Arthur H. and Elizabeth (Martin) Curtis.
He attended weir schools and graduated from Weir High School with the class of 1943.
In June of 1943 he was inducted into the U.S. Navy where he served until June of 1946 when he was honorably discharged and entered the Navy Reserves. In July of 1951 he was reactivated and served a year during the Korean War, he was separated July 1952.
Mr. Curtis was united in marriage to Jean Ann Ross on June 17, 1949 in Houston, TX; she preceded him in death on January 5, 2001.
He worked in the Aircraft Manufacturing for 25 years, he worked on the B-1 bomber and some of the Apollo Spacecraft.
He was a member of the Cherokee Baptist Church, lifetime member of the DAV and a member of the American Legion of Weir.
Survivors include 2 sons: Micheal R. Curtis of CA and Russell and wife Bobbie Curtis of Sun Valley, CA. 3 brothers: Francis Curtis of Las Vegas, NV, Donald Lee Curtis of Weir, Billy Wayne Curtis of Houston, TX, 2 sisters Doris Tidwell of Huntsville, TX and Marlene Bennett of Lees Summit, MO; 2 granddaughters: Melanie and Rebecca Suraci, 2 step-grandchildren Micah and Timothy Peters and 3 step-great grandchildren Timothy Peters, Micah Peters, II, Emily Peters and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, infant daughter Mary Kathleen, a sister Helen Cook and a brother George Curtis.
Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir with Rev. Jamie Tickel officiating.
Burial will follow at the Hosey Hill Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 pm Friday.
Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association; these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir.
Site has his photo.
The Morning Sun
Posted Oct 08, 2010 @ 12:19 AM
Friday, October 08, 2010
Jean Ann Ross Curtis
August 18, 1932 - January 05, 2001
Jean Ann Curtis, 68, of Weir, died at 2:10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at Mt. Carmel Medical Center.
She had been in ill health for one year and a patient at the hospital since Dec. 25.
She was born Aug. 18, 1932, at Weir, to Ray and Maude Lucas Ross.
She graduated from Weir High School in 1950.
Mrs. Curtis lived in the Anaheim, Calif., area for 30 years before returning to Weir in 1987.
On June 17, 1949, she married Vernon A. Curtis at Houston.
She worked for the Social Rehabilitation Service at Columbus for five years as a home health caregiver. She retired in 1994.
Mrs. Curtis was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cherokee and a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in California for 10 years.
Survivors include her husband of the home; two sons, Michael Ray Curtis of California and Russell E. Curtis of Leesburg, Fla; one brother, Clifford Ross of Pittsburg; one sister, Nellie June McLaughlin of Lubbock, Texas; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Ellen Green and Doris Feely.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Weir, with the Rev. Jamie Tickel of the First Baptist Church in Cherokee officiating.
Burial will be in Hosey Hill Cemetery, Weir.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday at Bath-Naylor Funeral Home, Weir, which is handling all arrangements.
Morning Sun, The (Pittsburg, KS)
Published: January 6, 2001
Jean Ann Ross Curtis (1932 - 2001)
Hosey Hill Cemetery
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
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