Delores Josephine Curry, 81, of Westville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at her home.
She was born Jan. 6, 1935, in Fairmount to Charles J. and Nora (Feeler) Pruitt.
Delores married Robert Curry on June 30, 1979, in Danville. He survives.
Also surviving are her daughter, Marion (Rick) O'Neal of Covington, Ind.; grandchild, Lorie Hughes of Lafayette, Ind.; great-grandchildren, Thor and Brook Hughes and Lauren O'Neal; great-great-granddaughter, Marley Davis; stepson, Tim (Patti) Curry, of Oklahoma; three step-granddaughters; two step-grandsons; a step-great-granddaughter; three step-great-grandsons; two brothers, Dean Pruitt of Muncie and Charles Pruitt Jr. of Arcola; as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives who will miss her dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Loren Brannon; three sisters; and five brothers.
Delores was a graduate of Oakwood High School and a caretaker to many influential people in the area and their families. She also worked for Danville School District.
Delores loved her flowers and spent many hours gardening. She could make anything grow. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and playing Yahtzee! Delores was on a bowling league and enjoyed going out of town with her friends to bowling tournaments. One of her favorite things to do was ride through Kickapoo nightly and count the deer and she did so up until she couldn't anymore. Delores also was a member of Westville First Church of Christ.
A Celebration of Delores' life will be at noon Saturday, Oct. 29, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville. Bob Cornell will officiate. She will be laid to rest in Newtown Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 29, prior to services at the funeral home.
Memorials in Delores' name can be made to the American Cancer Society. Please join her family in sharing memories on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 26, 2016