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 Barbara Corrine <I>Spears</I> Curbow

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Barbara Corrine Spears Curbow

Birth
Angelina County, Texas, USA
Death
21 Apr 2014 (aged 85)
Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, USA
Burial
Garrison, Nacogdoches County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
128372962 View Source

Funeral services for Barbara Spears Curbow, 85, of Lufkin, will be held in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will follow in the Walnut Grove Cemetery near Garrison.

Mrs. Curbow was born November 26, 1928 in Allentown, Angelina County, Texas to the late Tina E. (Simms) and William Bryan Spears. She died Monday, April 21, 2014 in a Lufkin hospice facility after a brief illness.

Mrs. Curbow was a homemaker and a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She attended school at Central ISD. She worked as an operator for the Lufkin Telephone Exchange briefly and then started her career as a homemaker. She was a tireless advocate for special needs citizens. Mrs. Curbow had a servant's heart and humble attitude. During her lifetime, she put God first and strived to please Him by focusing on those around her in daily life. She attended Allentown Congregational Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and VBS. She loved gardening, especially growing beautiful flowers, as well as canning and preserving from the garden. She was cherished and will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.

She is survived by:
* her daughters and son-in-law, Deborah and Robert Jacks, Marie Hight, and Karen Curbow
* son and daughter-in-law, David and Wanda Curbow
* 7 grandchildren and their spouses, Dr. Amie Curbow-Hung and husband Tony, Jaclyn Childers and husband Craig, Amber Curbow, Tara Stephenson, Sara Johnson and husband Bryan, Justin Jacks, Jonathan Curbow
* sister-in-law, Mrs. J.B. Spears
* 9 great grandchildren
* numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives

Mrs. Curbow was preceded in death by:
* her parents
* her husband, Harold Curbow
* her son, George Curbow
* son-in-law, Cary Hight
* brother-in-law, Leo Curbow
* brother, J.B. Spears
* sister, Elaine Chaney

Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.

Published in The Lufkin Daily News on Apr. 23, 201

Funeral services for Barbara Spears Curbow, 85, of Lufkin, will be held in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services will follow in the Walnut Grove Cemetery near Garrison.

Mrs. Curbow was born November 26, 1928 in Allentown, Angelina County, Texas to the late Tina E. (Simms) and William Bryan Spears. She died Monday, April 21, 2014 in a Lufkin hospice facility after a brief illness.

Mrs. Curbow was a homemaker and a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She attended school at Central ISD. She worked as an operator for the Lufkin Telephone Exchange briefly and then started her career as a homemaker. She was a tireless advocate for special needs citizens. Mrs. Curbow had a servant's heart and humble attitude. During her lifetime, she put God first and strived to please Him by focusing on those around her in daily life. She attended Allentown Congregational Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and VBS. She loved gardening, especially growing beautiful flowers, as well as canning and preserving from the garden. She was cherished and will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.

She is survived by:
* her daughters and son-in-law, Deborah and Robert Jacks, Marie Hight, and Karen Curbow
* son and daughter-in-law, David and Wanda Curbow
* 7 grandchildren and their spouses, Dr. Amie Curbow-Hung and husband Tony, Jaclyn Childers and husband Craig, Amber Curbow, Tara Stephenson, Sara Johnson and husband Bryan, Justin Jacks, Jonathan Curbow
* sister-in-law, Mrs. J.B. Spears
* 9 great grandchildren
* numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives

Mrs. Curbow was preceded in death by:
* her parents
* her husband, Harold Curbow
* her son, George Curbow
* son-in-law, Cary Hight
* brother-in-law, Leo Curbow
* brother, J.B. Spears
* sister, Elaine Chaney

Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.

Published in The Lufkin Daily News on Apr. 23, 201


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