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Obituary: Rev. Paul David Curtis

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Obituary: Rev. Paul David Curtis

Posted: 20 Mar 2007 8:16AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: CURTIS, ALEXANDER, HIGDON, MCGRAW, DEVILBISS
Rev. Paul David Curtis, age 71, of Stone Mountain, DeKalb Co., GA, died at his home Saturday, February 24, 2007. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Thelmarie Curtis; daughter and son-in-law, Shahna and Darren Duerksen of India; sons and daughter-in-law, Paul David Jr. and
Thomsa Curtis, of Livonia, MI, Gregory Curtis of Kansas City, MO; grandchildren, Ciera, Rebecca, Mariah, Isabella, Elizabeth, Michael, Ethan; nieces and nephews. Rev. Curtis was the son of Alonzo Harvey Curtis and Mildred Jeanette Higdon of Pearsall, Frio Co., Texas. He was the Grandson of
George William Curtis and Mary Hixie DeVilbiss and Jasper Emmet Higdon and Ruby Verna McGraw all of Pearsall, Frio Co., Texas . Rev. Curtis was a native of Pearsall, Frio Co., Texas and grew up in Anchorage and later Palmer, Matanuska-Susitna Co., Alaska where he attended the Palmer
Elementary School. He moved back to Pearsall, Frio Co., Texas in his teenage years where he grew up on a ranch outside of Pearsall. He was All State in Football and attended the University of Houston [Texas] on a Basketball
Scholarship. He transferred to Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Ellis Co., Texas and received his BA in ministry. He married Thelmarie "Thel" Alexander in Houston, Harris Co., Texas on November 12,1960 and they traveled extensively through out the world as a ministry and
missionary team. He was Director of Teen Challenge in Los Angeles and Chicago and Director of the CBN-700 Club in Atlanta, GA. He was a journalist, photographer, worked for several newspapers and taught high school and college journalism. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March
3 [2007]at 6pm at Wages Snellville Chapel [Snellville, Gwinnett Co., Georgia] with Rev. Roger Brumbalow, Rev. Dennis Lacy and Rev. Dave Hunt officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday from 4 until service time at the funeral home. Graveside services and burial will be held
Saturday, March 10 [2007] at 11am at Brookside Memorial Park, Houston,Harris Co., Texas. The family will receive friends Saturday, March 10 from 10am until service time. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Urban Ministries International, 465 Sherwood Circle, Stone Mountain, GA 30087, in memory of Rev. Paul David Curtis. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, Inc., Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200. www.wagesfuneralhome.com Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on 3/1/2007. ===== For further information,
please contact me, Thelmarie "Thel" Curtis at thelcurtis@ix.netcom.com or pdcurtis@ix.netcom.com




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