McMinnville resident and Warren County native Annie Ellen Curtis, 78, died Nov. 10 at her home after an extended illness.
A retired employee of Warren County Food Service and a member of the Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Alex J. and Lauretta Cook Prater; and was also preceded in death by daughter, Sue Ellen Curtis and husband, Charles Earl Curtis.
She is survived by children, Wayne and Millie Curtis, Vicki and Rodger Grieves, Lee and Gail Curtis, Lisa and Dexter Wells, all of McMinnville, and Patti and Russell Barnes of Morrison; 14 grandchildren, Jeremy and Nathan Barnes, Darrid, DaRae and Danna Walls, Abe Curtis, Micaela and Kelsea Grieves, Tia and Ryland Kreed, Makinlee, Bren and Braelee Curtis; seven great-grandchildren, Jera and Aly Barnes, Nahla Barnes, Kinslee Taylor, Dominique and Layton Kirby and Devin Knox; sisters and brother-in-law, Nancy Basham of McMinnville, Kathy and Kelly Hodges of Atlanta; brother and sister-in-law, William and Linda Prater of McMinnville; sister-in-law, Eva Sue Bouldin of Morrison; special friends, Fairview CIC friends, special caregiver, Eva Graham and special cousin, Linda Cantrell.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at High’s Chapel with Jonathan Stubblefield officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery. Visitation will be held form 4 to 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. until time of service Sunday at High’s.
High Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 11, 2011