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Rev Vernon B Curless
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1915
Death: Sep. 29, 2010

Rev. Vernon B. Curless, our hero in the faith, passed into the loving arms of Jesus on September 29, 2010. Vernon, also known as V.B., was born January 30, 1915 in Hutchinson, KS, one of nine children of Charles and Flossie (Barnes) Curless. He graduated from Breese Nazarene College. Vernon was an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazaene, and pastored churches for more than six decades. Vernon was preceded in death by his wife of over 70 years, Matilda Friesen Curless; daughter, Carol Tosti; two brothers and four sisters. Survivors include a daughter, Marlene Peacher (Harry); brother, Alvin Curless; sister, Viola Darbyshire; eight grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am, follow- ed by his funeral service at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 2, at New Hope Church of the Nazarene, 4330 North Oak, Kansas City, MO. Burial at Green Lawn Cemetery. You may honor Vernon's memory with a donation to the church. Arrangements: Park Lawn Northland Chapel (816) 781-8228.
Published in Kansas City Star on October 1, 2010
Family links: 
  Charles Harkless Curless (1890 - 1968)
  Flossie Elvina Barnes Curless-Hendrix (1895 - 1974)
  Carol Jean Curless Tosti (1940 - 1980)*
  Viola Lucy Curless Darbyshire (____ - 2016)*
  Elmer Marvin Curless (1913 - 1976)*
  Fern Charlene Curless Goolsby-Ellington (1915 - 2002)*
  Vernon B Curless (1915 - 2010)
  Clayton C. Curless (1922 - 1940)*
  Thelma I Vigneault (1924 - 1994)*
  Ethel Marie Fry (1925 - 1961)*
  Alvin Byron Curless (1935 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Green Lawn Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Silver Spark
Record added: Oct 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59453566
Rev Vernon B Curless
Added by: Steven Dunn
Rev Vernon B Curless
Added by: Steven Dunn
Rev Vernon B Curless
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RIP Vernon
- KsCityKim
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
Respects to my great uncle Vernon. I do remember you from my childhood.
- Steven Dunn
 Added: Jan. 8, 2013

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