Lynda Curtis

Lynda Sue Curtis, 68, of Shelbyville, passed away from this life peacefully with Doug by her side on Sunday morning, September 24, 2017.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Pastor Lynn Hitt officiating. Interment will follow at Rather Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Lynda S. Curtis was born March 27, 1949, to Tom and Thelma Swanzy of Shelbyville. She and her husband of 40 years were faithful members of Mission Bend Baptist Church for 39 years, where Lynda served as pianist. She was a CPA for almost 40 years at Melton and Melton CPA’s of Houston. One of Lynda’s favorite things to do in the fall was to travel to Colorado every year with Doug and their dear friends, Bro. and Mrs. Francis Crocker.

She is survived by Husband: Doug Curtis, Mother-in-law: Bronice Curtis, Sisters-in-law: Glenda Durdin and husband, Dennis, Ann Gordon and husband, Kenneth, Numerous other family members, and a host of friends

Lolly Lynda was a special grandmother to: Evalyn Grace “Evy” Davis

Preceded in death by Parents: Thomas Swanzy and Thelma Doggett Swanzy

Pallbearers will be Ron Crocker, Chris Koltonski, Sidney Burns, Ricky Davis, Cody Davis and Dana Weldon. Honorary pallbearers will be Clifford Hamilton, Tommy Gray, John Smith, Keith Risinger, Gary McDonald and Larry McDonald.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rather Cemetery by mail (11883 Highway 87 South, Shelbyville, Texas 75973) or Alzheimer’s Association by mail (PO Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011), phone (800.272.3900) or online (

The family wants to send a very special thank you to Affinity Hospice and their wonderful staff for the special and loving care during this time. Words cannot express the appreciation to all the private caregivers. Your love and kindness and exceptional care will always be remembered.

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