Mrs. Josie Curless Of Astoria Dies

Mrs. Josie Curless, 89, of Astoria, died at 6:15 a.m. Friday, June 29, 1979, at her home.

She was born Dec. 20, 1889, near Astoria, the daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Susanna Stoops Horton. She married Harley Curless. He died Mar. 25, 1960.

She was a member of the Astoria United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Susie Heflin of Astoria; two sons, Thomas Curless and Joe Curless, both of Astoria; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Richard “Dick” Curless, three brothers and one sister.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria witih Rev. Ray Artrip officiating. Burial was in the Astoria Cemetery.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/4/1979


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