Valeria Deloris Curry, 67, Nevada, passed away Friday, June 13, 2104, in Freeman West Hospital, Joplin. She was born Dec. 12, 1946, to Leroy and Alice (Stires) Brown, in El Dorado Springs.
Valeria was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Nevada.
She worked for many years as a nurse’s aide at the hospital. She enjoyed fishing and camping and was a great gardener.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry, of the home; one son, Todd Fetty – Schell City; one daughter, Cheryl Jones – Nevada; two brothers: Dallas Brown and Doug Brown; two sisters, Lacretia Matthews and Christine Carpenter; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, in All Saints Episcopal Church, Nevada. The family will receive friends at the church from 9 a.m. until service time. Father Ted Estes will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Jerry Curry, Todd Fetty, Jonathan Fetty, Jessie Jones, Robert Cole and Terry Curry.
Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.