Death Claims Billie Stanley Curry
Final rites for Wilma (Billie) S. Curry 54, of Ogden, Utah, former longtime Baker and Baker County resident will be conducted at 2:00 pm Friday Jan. 2, 1970 at Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel.
The Rev. James Berentson of the First Lutheran Church will officiate. Interment will follow in the family plot at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Mrs. Curry was born Feb. 13, 1915 at Haines, OR., the daughter of pioneer parents Lee C. and Nellie Hearing Stanley. She had her early schooling in Rock Creek and was a graduate of the Muddy Creek High School where she was very active in girls athletics. She was a bookkeeper for several Baker businesses including Weis Brother, Emrich Furniture Co. and was former manager of the Baker Sears store before moving to Ogden, Utah in 1959. For the past few years in Ogden she kept books for a western clothing store. She passed away suddenly at her home in Ogden.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph Curry of Ogden; one son, Mike Webb of Baker; two sisters, Edna Boyles and Cora Mae Fidler both of Haines; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son Lee Webb in 1956, who was fatally injured in a highway construction accident and to whom the Baker Football Lee Webb memorial rotating trophy is dedicated. She was a member of the Carriage Club in Ogden and was a member and past president of the Eagle Auxiliary.
The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, December, 1969
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor