Anna Curtis


Anna Curtis, 103, of Birmingham, Ala., passed away Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Fair Haven Retirement Community in Birmingham.

Anna was born February 21, 1907 in Margaret, Alabama to Robert and Martha (Leslie) McMeekin.
She married John R. Curtis, formerly of Royalton, Illinois November 16, 1925 in Birmingham. He preceded her in death May 1, 1980.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Reverend John R. and Margy J. Curtis, Jr. of Carlinville; a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret A. and Andy L. Hooper of Birmingham, AL; thirteen grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; five brothers, two sisters; a grandchild and two great grandchildren also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Curtis was a member of the Genesis United Methodist Church in Leeds, Alabama and a homemaker.
Funeral services for Mrs. Curtis will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, July 10, 2010 at the Miners Cemetery east of Royalton with Reverend John R. Curtis, Jr. officiating. Visiting hours are from 10 to 11:00 a.m., Saturday at Vantrease Funeral Home in Royalton.

Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Curtis are suggested to the Preachers Aid Society, Illinois Great Rivers Conference of United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 19207, Springfield, IL 62794 or the Fair Haven Methodist Home, 1424 Montclair Rd. Birmingham, AL 35210.

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