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Joyce Elizabeth Curtis, 87
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McMinnville resident and Westfield, N.J., native Joyce Elizabeth Curtis, 87, was born Dec. 14, 1927 and died April 18 at her residence following an extended illness.A sales clerk with Formfit Outlet Store and member of the Methodist Church, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Grace Elizabeth Drake O’Brien.Ms. Curtis is survived by daughter Betty Jo Paris of McMinnville; three sons and daughters-in-law, Joe Curtis and Pam of Birmingham, Ala., Thomas Curtis and Vicki of Spanish Port, Ala., and Donald Curtis and Gina of McMinnville; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pat Hydro of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Nancy Giese of Tampa, Fla.; sister-in-law, Linda O’Brien of Dublin, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and special caregivers, Charlotte Redmon, Vicki Williamson, Lisa Rigsby and Mary Cantrell.Funeral service was Tuesday at High’s Chapel with Titus Ward officiating. Burial followed at Gardens of Memory.High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.Southern Standard (McMinnville, Tenn.) April 22, 2015