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Waverly Journal, November 15, 1935


Mrs. Cora B. Curry, formerly a resident of this city and widow of the late Rev. J. E. Curry, died last Saturday night at 10:30, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Robert Garman, in Jacksonville following a brief illness.

Mrs. Curry was born in Champaign county, but had been a resident of Morgan county for about forty years. On October 6, 1897 she was united in marriage to J. E. Curry, and they made their home in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood. Later they moved to a farm near Pisgah, and lived there until 1916, when they moved to Waverly, and resided here until Mr. Curry's death, which occurred October 7, 1930 at the Morgan-Scott County Baptist Association meeting at Winchester. Within a few months after her husband's death, Mrs. Curry went to Jacksonville to make her home with her daughter.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Garman, one son Paul, of Rantoul; and a brother, Sam J. Camm, of Franklin.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Edgar, who died in 1912.

Funeral services were held at the Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, in charge of Rev. L. E. Riley, pastor of Union Baptist Church at Pisgah.

Homer Wood sang three solos, "Saved By Grace", "No Night There", and "Lead, Kindly Light", with Mrs. Wood as accompanist.

The pall bearers were Albert Curry, Barnard Camm, O. E. Ryan, L. T. Seales, J. R. McConnell and G. B. Goldsmith.

The flowers were cared for by Mrs. Roy Davenport, Mrs. G. B. Goldsmith, Mrs. J. R. McConnell, Mrs. Guy Moulton, Misses Barbara Hart and Margaret Camm.

Burial was in Union church cemetery, at Pisgah.

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