GREENVILLE, KY., Doris Johnson Curry of Greenville passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, February 21, 2022, surrounded by the love of her family and the assurance of God’s grace. Doris was born in Beech Creek on May 5, 1933, the oldest daughter of Loyd and Alma Johnson. Doris graduated from the Hughes Kirk High School and Murray State University as a registered nurse. During her career, Doris worked at the Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the medical office at TVA and taught Health Occupation students at the Muhlenberg County Vocational School for 24 years. In 1988 Doris was the Vocational Teacher of the Year in the Commonwealth of KY. Doris was an active member of Second Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents Doris was preceded in death by her husband Darrell Curry in 2003 and her brother Kenneth Johnson.
Doris is survived by her children Mark, Jeffrey (Tom Ekman) and Susan, 4 grandchildren Jason (Whitney) Curry, Christina (Jonathan) Kippler, Derek (Sarah) Ferguson, and Grant (Morgan) Ferguson, 4 great-granddaughters Rhyan Curry, Blake Curry, Annabel Ferguson, and Josephine Ferguson, 1 great-grandson Preston Ferguson, 2 sisters Sue Johnson and Debbie (John) Houghland, many wonderful nieces and nephews.
Our family is forever grateful for her wonderful caregivers Margie, Jo, Sheila, Isaac, Rita, Brooklyn, Robin and Crystal and the nurses and staff at Hospice of Western Kentucky.
A graveside memorial service will be held in Greenville at Evergreen Cemetery at 1 pm on Sunday February 27, 2022, officiated by George Thompson. Gary’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to your favorite charity or one of Doris’s. Muhlenberg County Opportunity Center at 615 Opportunity Way, Greenville, KY 42345 or The Jackson Center for Conductive Education at 802 Samuel Moore Pkwy, Mooresville, IN 46158.
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