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Rita Grovene Campbell Curtis, 86
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Rita Grovene Campbell Curtis, 86, a Smithville resident and Warren County native, died March 27 at her residence following an extended illness.
She was a homemaker, member of the Assembly of God Church, and daughter of the late Hardie Albert and Ellen Burns Campbell III. Mrs. Curtis was married Sept.19, 1946 to James Howard Curtis, who preceded her in death Jan. 7, 2008. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by grandson, James Bryan Curtis.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, James and Sharon Curtis of Cookeville; daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Willy Young of Smithville; grandchildren, Kevin Curtis of Monterey and Tiffany Young of Cookeville; great-grandchildren, Coty Barr, James Brayden Curtis and Daylan Curtis; and sister, Edna Farless of McMinnville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at High’s Chapel with Billy Campbell to officiate. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Wednesday until time of service at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.