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Curmath Kay Warren

April 3, 1931 — July 16, 2019

Curmath Kay Warren

Curmath Kay Warren, 88, of Marion, Texas, formerly of Salem, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Marion, Texas.

He was born in Gum Springs, Arkansas on April 3, 1931, son of the late Henry Shelby and Alta Edith (Batterton) Warren. Curmath spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, uncle and friend. He was united in marriage to the late Evelyn Sublett in Mountain Home, Arkansas in 1953 and from this union one son was born, Barry Warren. Curmath retired from the United States Air Force after serving our country for over 20 years, serving in the Korean & Vietnam conflicts. He was stationed in many locations in the US and around the world, his responsibilities included many assignments that involved keeping our nation safe, working in the Strategic Air Command in the Nuclear Missile Program during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Upon retirement, Curmath was an electrician for General Electric for 18 years. Curmath was a skilled craftsman in carpentry, dry wall, and general contracting. He loved having a good time, including socializing with many dance organizations, fishing, hunting and playing dominoes. Curmath was of the Church of Christ faith.

Curmath is survived by his son, Barry Warren of Marion, Texas; sister, Virginia Edith Warren of Kansas City, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Genny Warren of Kansas City, Missouri; many nieces and nephews and surviving companion, Gloria Hoffman-Hall and family of New Braunfels, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Warren; parents, Henry and Alta Warren; sisters, Stella Mae Smith, Nadine Sanders and Joy Lee Hopper and brothers, Duel Warren, Joe Bill Warren (Infant), James Warren and Shelby V. Warren.

Pallbearers include: Bill Warren, Joe Campbell, Howard Lee Campbell, Karen Warren, Deanna Cox and Glenn Frederick

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 20, 2019 beginning at 11:00 AM with Bro. Ron Davenport officiating at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Bexar, Arkansas. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 9:00 AM.

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