Shirley Curtis

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Daily Press
May 27, 2010


Shirley Baker Curtis, widower of Douglas Cary Curtis Jr. of Newport News, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at home surrounded by family and friends.

She was born and raised in Newport News and was a member of Lebanon Church of Christ, Lee Hall. She was a special lady that touched everyone she ever met along her path in life. She was a loving wife, mother and best friends to all.

Survivors include a son and wife, David and Connie Curtis; daughter and husband, Cary and Pecos Vazquez; and a son, Ray Curtis Sr. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, Kristy, Ashley, Ray Jr., Kathryn, David Jr., Allen, Hailey, Douglas III, Brittany, Tony, Emory, Eric, Troy and seven great-grandchildren. She leaves two of her best friends, Dorothy and Sandra.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Lebanon Church of Christ Church Cemetery.

From all of us Mom, grandmom, please watch over us and everyone you touch along the way and may God speed with you! Love from all.

Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel, Newport News, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may also be made by visiting

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