ARAPAHOE -- Warren H. Curry, 85, of Hermitage, Tenn., formerly of Lincoln and Holbrook, died Sunday (July 22, 2007) in Hermitage from the effects of Alzheimer's disease.
He was born Feb. 13, 1922, at Holbrook, to Samuel F. and Mena C. (Phillipson) Curry.
On Oct. 29, 2943, he married Mary L. Ericson at Stromsburg. He served as the executive officer of the James E. Craig in the South Pacific during World War II.
He returned to the University of Nebraska Lincoln where he obtained a law degree. He was a banker in Holbrook and active in service to his community and the South Platte region.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Holbrook.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Mary.
Survivors include two sons, Doug and wife, Verna Curry of Lincoln, and Jim and wife, Amy Curry of Black Hawk, Colo.; a daughter, Barbara and husband, Mike Streeter of Old Hickory, Tenn.; a brother, Paul and wife, Joan Curry of Albuquerque, N.M., a sister, Carolyn and husband, Russel Morgan of Kearney; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Monday, 11 a.m., at the First Baptist Church in Holbrook with the Revs. Roger Burke and Dale Whitson officiating. A private inurnment will be at the Holbrook Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church of Holbrook, Alzheimer's Association of the Great Plains, and the McKendree Foundation (Golden Cross Fund).
Condolences and personal reflections can be left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com
Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe is in charge of arrangements.