Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009
Virginia L. "Jinny" Curry, 85, 7398 state Route 703, Celina, died at 12:05 p.m. July 20, 2009, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born March 31, 1924, in Celina to Russell and Etta Smith Peak. On May 22, 1947, she married Wilbur "Bud" Curry, who died Dec. 2, 2008.
Surviving are two sons, Rick (Marge) Curry, Milford, and Patrick (Debra) Curry, Decatur, Ind.; a son-in-law, Greg Kroft, Marietta; a sister, Marilyn Niemeyer, Celina; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Beth Ann Kroft; a brother, Ferd Peak; a sister, Patty Peak; a stepbrother, Richard Yahn; and a stepsister, Joan Ellis.
She graduated from Celina High School and received her teaching degree from Ohio Northern. She was an elementary school teacher in Celina City Schools for 23 years. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, all in Celina, the Ohio Education Association, Ohio Retired Teachers Association, University Women's Club, and the Mercer County Historical Society. She taught Sunday school for 23 years at the church and was the church historian.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Kim Miller officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Mercer County Council on Aging.
Condolences can be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.