Curtis, Minnie Lee Hatfield (Pikeville)

Monday, December 31, 2012
Minnie Curtis
Minnie Curtis

Minnie Lee Hatfield Curtis, 82, of Pikeville, passed away very peacefully on December 31, 2012 after an extended illness. 

She was born April 3, 1930, in Pikeville to Floyd and Kate Hatfield. 

She is survived by two grandchildren, Callie Lee Curtis and Charles Jeremy Curtis; three great-grandchildren, Kennedy Horton, Aaron Horton, and Cameron Tallon; sister, Ann Laura Green of Whitwell.

She married the love of her life, Earl Curtis, on July 4, 1947, and on July 2, 1997, he preceded her in death. Their son, Charles Earl Curtis was born on March 18, 1948, and he preceded her in death on July 7, 2009. She is also preceded in death by her parents; brothers Roger, Joe, and J.C.; one sister Johnnie Ruth Hutton. 

Minnie Lee was a member of the Church of Christ and the Ladies American Legion Auxiliary. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. 

A funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m.CST on Thursday, Jan. 3, in the chapel with Brother Paul Cagle and Brother Charlie Hannah officiating. Burial will take place at Pikeville Cemetery, next to her husband Earl Curtis. 

Memorials in Minnie Lee’s name can be made to the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad. 

Please visit reedfamilyfh.co to offer the family condolences or to share a memory of Minnie Lee. 

Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Highway 127 South, Pikeville, Tn. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday, from 12-8 p.m. CST.


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