Dr. Vernell White Curry, MD, 92, passed on December 5, 2011. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Curry was born on June 21, 1919 in Greenville, Illinois to Benjamin Rush Curry and Berniece Winifred White Curry. He is preceded in death by his previous wife and the mother of his children, Mary Amelia Greeson Curry. Dr. Curry is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Griffith Curry; children, Mary Catherine (Paul) Curry Bandy, M.D. of Aztec, New Mexico, Gail C. (Steven) Curry Wish of Tumwater, Washington, John L. (Debra) Curry of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Stephen M. (Kirsten) Curry of Havertown, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, David and Amy Wish, Michael and Jamie Curry, Mary Beth Bandy, and Jackson, Simon, and Aidan Curry; great-grandchildren, Joshua Specht, Adam Wish, and Lucy Wish-Knutson; stepchildren, Cynthia Griffith, Christine Griffith, Corey Walmer, Clayton Griffith, Nancy Hicks, Karen Ritchey and their families and sister-in-law, Gladys Greeson of Loveland, Colorado. Dr. Curry was a retired physician and pediatrician, beginning practice in Pueblo in 1950. He was a graduate of Colorado University School of Medicine, former Chief of Staff at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital and was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church. Dr. Curry was a Captain in the Medical Corps during World War II. The family would like to give special thanks to his caregiver, Linda Billups. At his request, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ascension Episcopal Church. Memorial Service, 2:30 pm, Saturday, December 10, 2011 at Ascension Episcopal Church, 18th and Grand, Pueblo, CO, with inurnment to follow at Ascension Columbarium. Online condolences at www.adrian-comer.com.
Arrangements under the direction of Adrian Comer Funeral Home.