Funeral service for Nona Marie Curtis, of Newburg, was June 27, 2020 at James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel, Rolla, with Pastor Tim Hughs officiating.

Interment was in the Anutt Cemetery.

Mrs. Curtis was born June 28, 1925 in Rhyse to Noah Anderson and Bessie Catherine (Sisk) Shults. She married Elven E. Curtis June 25, 1946. They were the parents of three children. Mrs. Curtis died June 24, 2020 in Rolla at the age of 94 years.

Survivors include her children, Penny Patterson and husband, Tom, Newburg; Shirley Bearce and husband, Gary, Palmer, Alaska; and James Curtis and wife, Janis, Rolla; grandchildren, Tammy Paris and husband, Corey; Greg Curtis and wife, Aimee; Jennifer Bundy and husband, Greg; Evan Bearce and wife, Romalyn; and Katie Janes and husband, Ryan; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; sisters, Nellie Shults, Alice Stagner, Alta Schafer and Hazel Welch; brothers-in-law, Clarence Morton, Gilbert Stagner, Jim Schafer and Ray Welch.

Mrs. Curtis was active at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church.