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Bertha Grace Curl

Bertha Grace Curl, 85, of Bellefontaine, died at 8:03 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Green Hills Center, West Liberty.

She was born in DeGraff on Dec. 4, 1927, a daughter of the late Charles M. and Mabel E. Easton Allison.

On July 18, 1944, she married Gail B. Curl in Newport, Ky., and he died Feb. 2, 2002. She also was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Allison.

She is survived by two daughters, Deborah (Terry) Turner of Sidney and Mary Lee Smith of Hixson, Tenn.; five siblings, Russell (Maxine) Allison, Melvin (Evelyn) Allison, Esther Black and Doris (Larry) Neff, all of Bellefontaine, and Florence Strickland of Urbana; five grandchildren, Deanna Jarrell, Jeff Smith, Scotty Smith, Tauna Heisier and Jill Parthemore; 10 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

A homemaker, she attended both the Quincy United Methodist Church and the Bellefontaine Church of the Brethren.

Pastor Fred Clogg officiates a memorial service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff. Cremains will be interred at a later date in the Cedar Point Cemetery, Pasco.

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