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 Grace Winnifred <I>Brown</I> Curtess

Grace Winnifred Brown Curtess

Death 23 Dec 1997 (aged 88)
Burial Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 32691730 · View Source
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Shawnee homemaker Grace W. Curtess died Tuesday in a local nursing home. She was 90.

Mrs. Curtess was born Jan. 25, 1909, in Shawnee, Indian Territory, to George and Winnifred Tracy (Utter) Brown. She attended Canadian Valley Grade Schools and Bethel High School. She married Justus Wesley Curtess on Sept. 16, 1923, in Shawnee.

She was a lifelong member of the Blackburn Baptist Church; a member of the Happy Circle Home Demonstration Club and the Cheerful Workers Club.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Floyd and Hamida Curtess of Rockport, Texas; a daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Calvin Jacobs of Bethel Acres; a sister, Helen Brown Gillin of Porter; a son-in-law, John T. Windel of Shawnee; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, five sisters; her husband on May 25, 1985; two daugthers and a son-in-law, Janetta and Milton Ayers, Nina M. Windel; two grandsons, Michael Ayers and Curt D. Windel.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Roesch-Walker Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bob Searl and Mike Brakebill officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.

{published in the Shawnee News Star December 24 1997}





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