Kenneth McCurry, age 67, died Sunday, March 23, 2014 at his home in rural Morton County, Kansas. He was born May 12, 1946 in Canon City, Colorado, the son of Jesse Edward and Rosie (Smith) McCurry.
Kenny grew up in Hugoton. In 1966, he married Shirley K. Chapman in Liberal, Kansas. They moved to Wichita, Kansas where he was a welder for Koch Engineering for 13 years. After moving back to Rolla, he continued welding. Kenny was rarely seen without his wife. They enjoyed fishing and watching movies together. Kenny also collected stamps and coins, and was a member of the NRA.
He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Hanna and husband Mark of Edmond, Oklahoma; two brothers, Glen McCurry of Colorado, Jesse McCurry of Oregon; sister, Sandra Smith of Liberal, Kansas; and three grandchildren.
Kenny was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Shirley McCurry.
Kenny will be laid to rest with his in-laws, Lawrence and Mildred Chapman, at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Liberal Cemetery in Liberal, Kansas with Pastor Rex Petty officiating. Memorials may be given to The Kempe Foundation for abused children in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S Main, Hugoton, KS 67951.
Shirley K. McCurry, age 65, died Sunday, March 23, 2014 at her home in rural Morton County, Kansas. She was born August 6, 1948 in Liberal, Kansas the daughter of Lawrence and Mildred (Kaufman) Chapman.
Shirley grew up in Liberal. After her marriage to Kenny Mccurry in 1966 in Liberal, they moved to Wichita, Kansas. In 1979, they moved back to Hugoton where she worked at the grocery store for 10 years. She enjoyed her co-workers and customers. After living in Hugoton, they moved to Morton County, where they have lived for the last 10 years. Shirley and her husband, Kenny, meant the world to each other. She worshiped the ground he walked on. Shirley loved spending time with her grandchildren, and her special time spent with her sisters.
She is survived by her daughter, Sherry Hanna and husband Mark of Edmond, Oklahoma; sisters, Dorothy Monroe and husband Jess, Mary Archuleta, Susan Randall and husband Doug, Lorraine Duran and husband Andy, Barbara Beason and husband James; uncle, Toby Kaufman and wife Gail; and three grandchildren.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenny; and infant sister.
Shirley will be laid to rest with her parents, Lawrence and Mildred Chapman, at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Liberal Cemetery in Liberal, Kansas with Pastor Rex Petty officiating. Memorials may be given to The Kempe Foundation for abused children in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S Main, Hugoton, KS 67951.
The family has changed the location of the service for Kenny and Shirley McCurry to Faith Tabernacle Church in Liberal.