ROBY — Louise (Harris) Curlee, 86, passed away Monday, May 13, 2013 at an Abilene hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Roby with burial to follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Born May 26, 1926 in Roby, Louise was a daughter of the late Claude Cullen and Georgia (Simmons) Harris. Louise graduated from Roby High School. She married Horace LaFayette Curlee on Dec. 24, 1943 in Roby. For more than 17 years Louise was a substitute teacher for Roby ISD. She loved singing and playing piano, cooking and spending time with her family. Louise was a member of the Eastern Star Organization and very active member and church secretary of the First United Methodist Church in Roby.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband in 1996; a son, Keith Curlee; two brothers, John and Claude Harris; and a sister, Sue Beth Mayberry.
Louise is survived by two sons, Jimmy and Jerry Curlee, both of Roby; five grandchildren, Jason, Jeff and Jeremy Curlee, Shelly Sprayberry and Nicole Berney; three great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Norma Harris and numerous loving nieces and nephews.