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Eddie Lea Conner Curtis

Nov. 5, 1939 – Aug. 17, 2018

NATCHEZ — Services for Eddie Lea Conner Curtis, 78, of Natchez, who died Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater St. James Baptist Church with the Rev. Dandridge Brooks officiating.        
Burial will follow at Elgin Plantation Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.
Mrs. Curtis was born Nov. 5, 1939, in Natchez, the daughter of Alex Conner, Edna Shaw Conner and James Smith.
She was a high school graduate and retired housekeeper.
Curtis was a member of Greater St. James Baptist Church where she served on the mother’s board, usher board and as secretary for the church. She enjoyed gardening, watching television and spending time with family and friends.
Curtis was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Curtis Jr.; her parents; and grandparents, Richard and Leola Shaw.
Survivors include four sons, Riley Lonnell Conner, Richard Curtis III and wife, Jackie, Robert Curtis and wife, Ajure, and Aaron Curtis and wife, Tiffany; two daughters, Carolyn Good and Tiffany Conner and husband, Brandon; one sister, Viola Patricia Jackson and husband, Larry; and grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at westgatefh.com.

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