Elizabeth Joyce 'Bettye' 'BJ' Curl
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Elizabeth Joyce "Bettye" "BJ" Curl, 80, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Home.
She was born July 2, 1932, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Shirley Francis and Apphia Grace (Ayer) Curl, who preceded her in death, as did her brother Shirley McKinley Curl and sister Virginia Frances Key.
She worked for the Baby Shop downtown for many years before going to work at Gencorp (General Tire) and then WalMart.
Bettye was an avid I.U. Basketball and Otters Baseball fan. She loved to bowl, read and listen to country music. She graduated from Boonville High School, class of 1950.
Bettye is survived by her brothers, Joseph A. Curl and David L. Curl, of Evansville, and Roger D. Curl, of Peru, Ind.; as well as 20 nieces and nephews; and many great and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, with Father Ted Tempel officiating. Entombment will be in Park Lawn Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 4 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel and from 8:30 a.m. until Service time at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Society 101 NW 1st St #203, Evansville, IN 47708, or Good Samaritan Home 601 N. Boeke Road, Evansville, IN, 47711.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net.
Boone Funeral Home - Evansville
5330 Washington Avenue Evansville, IN 47715
Published in Courier Press on Feb. 26, 2013