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Curton, Cora Leonta Williams

Curton, J. W. & Leonta

Location: M-Harris

Born: May 13, 1915 Decatur, Morgan County, Georgia

Died: September 18, 1981 China Spring, McLennan County, Texas

Parents:
Fennie Brown Williams (1888 – 1948)
Nola Grantland Williams (1893 – 1935)

Spouse:
James William Curton (1912 – 1998)

Children:
Bertha Jean Curton (1935 – 1936)
Joan Curton Beckham (1941 – 2003)
Betty Sue Curton Hardy (1946 – 2015)

Mrs. J. W. (Leonta) Curton, 66, of China Spring died Friday afternoon at her residence.

Services will be 4 p.m. Monday in the Wilkirson-Hatch Funeral Home Chapel, the Revs. Vernon Lamcke and Gary Turner officiating. Burial will be in China Spring Cemetery.

Mrs. Curton was born May 13, 1915, in Decauter, Ala., and moved to China Spring as a child. She was married to J. W. Curton in 1933. Mrs. Curton was a member of the China Spring United Methodist Church. She retired in 1976 from the Waco State Home.

Survivors include her husband, J.W. Curton; two daughters, Mrs. Clyde (Joan) Beckham and Mrs. Lynn (Betty) Lewis, both of China Spring; a sister, Mrs. Louise Culp of Seminole; a brother, Donald Williams of Channelview; and five grandchildren.

The family has designated the China Spring United Methodist Church for memorials.

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