Earlean S. Curry

August 30, 1946 ~ January 29, 2022 (age 75)

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Earlean S. Curry, 75, transitioned on Saturday, January 29, 2002, Detroit, MI.

Earlean Scruggs Curry was born on August 30, 1946 in Marshall County, MS to the late Jewell Stewart Scruggs and Jessie Scruggs. She confessed her life to Christ and was baptized at the age of 12 at Yarbrough Chapel Church in Holly Springs, MS.

Earlean was a graduate of W.T. Sims High School class of 1967 and later attended Shaw College in Detroit, MI. She worked at Federation of Girls Homes in Detroit, MI as a Social Worker for 34 years and as a Child Care Specialist. After relocating to Detroit, she married Fred Curry in 1971. He passed away December 2005. Earlene was an active member of New Greater Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Eddie J. Patterson in Detroit until her health declined.
She leaves to cherish her memories a special friend: Shelby Allen Garth of Detroit, MI, who he affectionately referrred to her as "Cupcake," five sisters: Catherine Todd, Queen Dean (Hubert), Delorise McAully (Stanley), Versia Jones all of Holly Springs, MS, and Vera Harmon of Memphis, TN, god-brother: William Robinson (Patty) of Memphis, TN, special step-children: Carl Curry and Micheal Curry of Detroit, MI, and Keith Curry of Dayton, OH, special cousin: Billy Stewart of Colorado Springs, CO, and special co-worker: Deborah Clifton, special friends: Maryean Brown, Rose Lee Marion, Minnie Deberry, Pastor Tersie Phillips, Martha B. Scruggs Jamison, Pastor Catherine Todd (Prayer Warrior) as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband,  two sisters: Maxine Scruggs Smith, and Versia V. Scruggs, cousin, Swadie Stewart.
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love
 wherewith he loved us.
 Ephesians 2:4

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Serenity-Autry Funeral Home, Holly Springs, MS.

Service will be Thursday, February 10, 2022, 1:00 p.m., Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel, Holly Springs, MS.

Burial will take place at Yarbrough Chapel C.M.E. Church Cemetery, Holly Springs, MS.

Serenity-Autry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


February 9, 2022

2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home-Holly Springs
140 N Memphis Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635

Funeral Service

February 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home-Holly Springs
140 N Memphis Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635


Yarbrough Chapel C.M.E. Church
2997 Highway 4 West
Holly Springs, MS 38635

1 thought on “Earlean S. Curry”

  1. Lord god I love my aunt my aunt I help you all the way took care of u all my life god know I did rest in heaven thay know I died all I could but sometimes people want to act like they did something and they heart know the truth I do ❤️


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