Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Mary Jane Roberts Curtis

04/22/1936 - 05/18/2018

Mary Jane Roberts Curtis, age 82 of Murphy, NC passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at her residence.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC to the late Lewis and Edna Harris Roberts. Mary was a homemaker. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Mary loved her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Copperhill, TN.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Henry Curtis; one son, Henry Mitchell Curtis; one brother, Harland Roberts and one sister, Elaine Passmore.

She is survived by four sons, Travis Curtis and wife Jennifer of Chattanooga, TN, Gary Curtis and wife Susan of Dawsonville, GA, Stanley Curtis and wife Sharon and David Curtis and wife Melanie all of Murphy, NC; four daughters, Wanda Ross Flowers and husband Robert of Mineral Bluff, GA, Joann Elder and husband Thomas of Dalton, GA, Sharon Sisson and husband Steve of Cleveland, TN and Valerie Soph of Murphy, NC; two brothers, Boone Roberts and Clinton Roberts; three sisters, Reatha Stiles, Linda Kilpatrick and Carolyn Moss; grandchildren, Heidi Rupp, Zeke Curtis, Bobby Ross, Jennifer Fleming, DJ Ross, Sarah Tolleson, Chris Elder, Garrett Curtis, Gregory Curtis, Ashley Curtis, Rachel Curtis, Heath Curtis, Seth Curtis, Ava Curtis, Henry Curtis, Bethany Soph, Adam Soph, Alex Soph, Stephanie Sisson, Heather Head and Chad Curtis; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 pm, Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Copperhill, TN. Travis Curtis will officiate. Burial will be in the Temple Baptist Church Cemetery in Murphy. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Granddaughters will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.

Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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