CURLEE, Anna Lee

Anna Lee Curlee of Austin, Texas passed away on December 5, 2013, at the age of 84. She was born on May 27, 1929, in Smithville, Texas, to Arthur Lee and Lillie Esterak Smith. Anna was their long awaited only child.

Anna Lee attended Smithville schools and went on to graduate from the University of Texas at Austin and began a career of 29 years in Lockhart and San Marcos Public Schools teaching primarily elementary education.

It was at the university that Anna Lee met the love of her life, Austin P. Curlee from Itasca, Texas. They would marry and celebrate 39 years together. They had two daughters, Cynthia Ann (Cindy) and Melanie.

Anna Lee is preceded in death by her parents, husband and daughter, Melanie Curlee Luttrell. She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Lottmann, of Austin, and two granddaughters, Lauren and Alexis Luttrell, of Austin. She has one grandson, Brandon Wright, of Midland, Texas. Anna Lee leaves behind two beloved great-granddaughters, Elyssa and Jenna Luttrell.

The family extends their sincere gratitude to the kindness and care given to Anna Lee during her time at the Austin North Assisted Living Facility and the Brodie Ranch Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, both in Austin.

Family will receive friends at 1:00 P.M., and a Memorial Service will follow at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, December 7, 2013, in the Pennington Memorial Chapel in San Marcos, Texas. Private interment will follow at the San Marcos City Cemetery.

Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, 323 N. Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666, 512-353-4311. Obituary and guestbook online at

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Pennington Funeral Home
323 N Comanche St San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 353-4311

Published in Austin American-Statesman from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2013