Jeanette L. Curry (91) of Effingham


Published on January 17 2013 8:35 am

Jeanette L. Curry, 91, of Effingham, passed away at 2:44 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham, with Dr. Roger Marshall officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Effingham. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Effingham. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Jeanette was born on July 7, 1921 in Effingham, the daughter of Edward H. and Vallie (Scott) Schuette. She married Charles T. Curry in 1945, and he preceded her in death on April 8, 1989.

Jeanette was a member of First Baptist Church in Effingham. Jeanette and her husband, Charlie, owned and operated the Pleasant Point Café in Effingham. She was a sales associate at the Thomas Shop for many years. She and her husband also chaperoned and managed the Rec Center for several years.

Jeanette is survived by her daughter, Janet (Gary) Poynter of Effingham; granddaughters, Michelle (Steve) Kingery of Salem and Melissa Koester of Effingham; and great-grandchildren, Jonathan Kingery and Lizzy Kingery both of Salem.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charlie; and two sisters, Alice Schuette and Nadine Schuette.