Mary Joann Curry, age 83, of Junction, and lifelong resident of Gallatin County died at her home on Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Joann as most knew her was born in the Saline Mine Area south of Shawneetown on September 9, 1928 to the late Nathaniel and Ethel (Young) Brazier. On February 8, 1952 she was married to William ""Bill"" Curry who survives. Joann loved to make quilts, fish, visit with her family and friends. Joann and Bill were married for almost 60 years and when you seen one of them you seen both. They had a wonderful marriage. Joann was a good wife, loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She will be missed.
Joann was survived by 5 sons, Bill (Paula) Curry of Junction, Jim Curry of Eddyville, IL, Charles (Mary Ann) Curry of Eldorado, IL, Mick (Sheila) Curry of Thomasboro, IL and Joe (Sandy) Curry of West Virginia. 1 Brother, Bob Brazier of Shawneetown and a sister, Millie Dortch of Shawneetown, 13 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild. She was preceded in death by 5 Brothers, 3 Sisters, and 2 Sons.
Visitation for Joann will be on Friday, January 20, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown. Her funeral will be on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM, at Cox & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Harry Spivey. Interment will follow in the Reid Cemetery south of Shawneetown.
Visitation - Friday, Jan. 20, 2012
5 to 8 pm
Funeral Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012