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Billy Curry

July 29, 2021

Billy Morris Curry of Morris, Missouri, son of the late A.B. "Buck" and Clara (Purvis) Curry was born on April 04, 1941 in Lamar, Arkansas and passed away on July 29, 2021 in Morehouse, Missouri at the age of 80 years. Billy had lived in Southeast Missouri most his life. He was inducted in the US Army on May 05, 1964. He served in Vietnam and was Honorably discharged as SP-4 on the 30th day of April 1970. On March 07, 1981 he was ordained as Deacon of Hope Well Association for the Faith General Baptist Church in Morehouse, Missouri. He had worked for Wheeler Farms for several years. He was the owner of Curry's Custom Cotton Harvester and in 1988 he started Curry's Pest Control and worked as owner and operator for over thirty years. He loved to fish and hunt. Billy married Donna Faye Tarrants in Ruleville, Mississippi on October 17, 1974 until her death on May 15, 2013. He is survived by two sons Dennis (Rochelle) Jenkins of Arnold, Missouri and William (Ruthie) Jenkins of Morehouse, Missouri; two daughters Connie McClure of Arnold, Missouri and Michelle (Matthew) Creamer of St. Louis, Missouri; seven grandchildren Christina (Ryan) Hertel of Arnold, Missouri, Dustin (Ashley) Jenkins of Arnold, Missouri, James (Michelle) Nahm of O'Fallon, Missouri, Joshua Creamer of the US Air Force, Luke Jenkins of Lexington, Tennessee, Nicholas (Tanya) Gardner of Fenton, Missouri and Amber Creamer of St. Louis, Missouri; six great grandchildren Halee and Cobe Hertel, Brayden and Huntleigh Gardner and Harper and Ollie Jenkins. Also survives dear friends Arlon Pullem, George Gross and his family along with many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by one brother Kenneth Curry and one sister Dorothy Cox. Visitation will be held on Tuesday August 03, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with Randy Conn Pastor First Baptist Church Delta, Missouri officiating. Interment will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri at 2:00 p.m. with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com Watkins and Sons Funeral Service info@watkinsfuneralhome.com or phone 573 624 3548
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