Tressie Curtis Brown, 82, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky went to her heavenly home Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born September 6, 1938 in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Leonard V. and Violet L. Heflin Curtis. Tressie was in the newspaper business for over fifty years. She began her career as a typist at the Ohio County Messenger and was currently the office manager of the Ohio County Times News and “The Principal” of WXMZ Radio Station. She was very active in the McHenry Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir, a Sunday School teacher, former treasurer and assistant treasurer. Tressie loved her family, church family, newspaper family and community with all her heart.
Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Naomi Duncan and Reba Curtis and one brother, Willard Curtis.
She leaves behind to cherish many memories, two sons, Greg (Shirley) Brown of Hannahan, South Carolina and Kevin (Lisa) Brown of Orlando, Florida; two daughters, Geleta (Francis) Armstrong of Beaver Dam and Serita (Phil) Woods of Knoxville, Tennessee; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and special friend and partner in crime, Jerry Wright.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to McHenry Baptist Church Praise Team, PO Box 154, McHenry, KY 42354.
Private family services will be held at William L. Danks Funeral Home. Friends may visit with the Tressie’s family from 3-7 PM Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky.
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