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Jauvada Gertrude (Morrison) Curtis

February 21, 1917 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 102)

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Jauvada Curtis was born on February 21, 1917, in Hall County, Texas. She transitioned on November 14, 2019, in Mesquite, Texas, at age 102. 

Jauvada attended high school and went on to marry at age 19. She enjoyed a career as a seamstress in her early years. Later in life, she enjoyed her role as "The Tea Lady" at Furr's Cafeteria. After many years of service at Furr's, Jauvada retired.

She was predeceased by her husband, William R. "Bill" Curtis; son, Gwyneth Curtis and his wife, Joyce Curtis; and her son-in-law, Joel C. Majors. Those left to cherish precious memories and carry on her legacy of love include her daughter, Margaret Ann Majors; grandchildren: Kellie and Jim Miller, Jeff and Cheri Majors, Trellis and Keith Cook, Lori Hunt, Cory and Sally Curtis, and Ryan and Jeanne Curtis; grandson-in-law, Danny Hunt; great-grandchildren: Dillon, Kyle, Jackson, Maddie, Caitlin, Jordan, Ethan, Wade, Brandon, Sean, Cooper, Jacob, Abigail (Abbie), Seth, Joshua, Caleb, Kezli, Katelyn, and Kylie. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to

High Plains Children's Home in Amarillo, Texas.

(See the link below.)


Celebration of Life
November 17, 2019

2:00 PM
Christian Care Center Chapel
1000 Wiggins Parkway
Mesquite, TX 75150

Committal Service
November 18, 2019

1:00 PM
Fairview Cemetery
FM 1547
Memphis, TX 79245


High Plains Children's Home
Amarillo TX
Web: https://www.hpch.org/giving

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