MIDVILLE, Ga. - Southern Heritage Funeral Home, of Swainsboro, announces the death of Mr. William Edmond Curry, 86, of Wadley-Coleman Lake road, Midville, on July 18, 2002, in the Jefferson County Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Curry was born in Washington County. He was a member and deacon of Midville Baptist church and had also served as deacon of the Shellmans Bluff Baptist Church. He was a licensed Funeral Director and insurance agent. He was a former owner and operator of Peebles-Curry Mortuary Inc. and Currys Feed and Sed Store and Little River Sportman Camp at Clarkhill Lake. Mr. Curry served as Corner and Deputy Corner of Emanuel County for over 20 year and had served as interim sheriff of Emanuel County. He was a former Kiwanian and member of Ga. Peace Officer Association and Georgia Funeral Director Association. Survivors include his wife Myrtle Peebles Curry of Midville; a son and daughter-in-law, J. Gary and Lois S. Curry of Midville; a sister, Ruby Poythress of Swainsboro; four grandchildren, Mathew W. Sammons, Sheal Sammons, Julie Hollaway and Mitchell Curry; two great granddaughters, Curry Hollaway and Religh Hollaway. He was preceded in death by his daughter Sherrie Curry Sammons. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, 2002, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of Southern Heritage Funeral Home, with the Revs. Inman Gerrald and Jerry Byrd officiating,. Burial will follow in the Eastbrook Cemetery in Swainsboro. Pallbearers will be Dr. Jimmy Peebles, David Curry, Bobby Peebles, Roger Peebles, Jeffrey Peebles and Donald Peebles. Honorary pallbearers will be Deacons of Midville Baptist church. Memorials may be made to the Midville Baptist church Bldg. Fund or GFDA Student Scholarship Fund, P.O.Box 1865, Roswell, Ga. 30077-1865.
The Augusta Chronicle July 20, 2002