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 Jerry Currie

Jerry Currie

Birth
Big Spring, Howard County, Texas, USA
Death 23 Jan 2007 (aged 76)
Big Spring, Howard County, Texas, USA
Burial Garden City, Glasscock County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 17685117 · View Source
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Jerry Currie, 76, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Keith Wiseman, retired Methodist minister of Lubbock, officiating, and the Rev. Matt Miles, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, assisting. Interment will follow at Garden City Cemetery, Garden City.

He was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Big Spring and married Delores Howard Bash on Feb. 19, 1983, in Big Spring.

Jerry was the son of William James "Bill" and Maud Currie, a pioneer ranching family. He grew up in Garden City and graduated from Garden City High School as valedictorian. He was involved in scouting as a young man and earned his Eagle Scout and was a member of the Order of the Arrow. He attended Texas Tech and the University of Texas and served in the United States Navy. He ranched all of his life in Glasscock and Oldham counties and enjoyed race horses. He had served on the Big Spring Independent School District Board of Trustees from 1966 to 1970. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Texas Southwest Cattle Raisers Association.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Currie of Big Spring; a son, Bill Currie of Big Spring; a step-daughter, Nicole Bash of Dallas; a granddaughter, Natalie Nichols Stroup and husband, Kayne of San Antonio; a grandson, Will Currie of Big Spring; a sister, Barbara Currie Ratliff of Garden City; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his step-mother, Marie Currie; one daughter, Diana Currie Nichols; and one son, Jerry Jon Currie.

Pallbearers will be Jose Lopez, Chad Mason, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Broadrick, Marvin Self and Dean Forrest. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. B. Broadrick, James Currie, John Currie and Jerry Foresyth.

The family requests memorials be made to the Diana Currie Nichols Scholarship Fund at Howard College, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring 79720; Relay For Life, c/o Diane Wood, 3200 Greenbrier, Big Spring 79720, or the American Heart Association, PO Box 15186, Austin 78761.

Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com


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  • Created by: Bill Wallace
  • Added: 25 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17685117
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jerry Currie (12 Jan 1931–23 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17685117, citing Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Bill Wallace (contributor 9568499) .