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BETTY JEAN MCCURLEY

April 4, 1952 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 69)

Obituary

BETTY JEAN McCURLEY WAS BORN IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA ON APRIL 04, 1952. SHE WAS THE LAST-BORN CHILD OF SIX CHILDREN TO WALTER AND BESSIE McCURLEY.

 

BETTY COMPLETED HER FORMAL EDUCATION IN SAN DIEGO, CA., ATTENDING EMERSON ELEMENTARY, MEMORIAL JR. HIGH, LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL, AND GRADUATING FROM COLEMAN COLLEGE.

 

FROM EARLY IN HER LIFE THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY WAS CENTRAL TO WHO SHE WAS.  BETTY WAS THE BABY AND SHE VALUED TIME SPENT WITH HER PARENTS, BROTHERS, AND SISTERS. IN FACT, BETTY GREW UP WITH MANY OF HER NIECES AND NEPHEWS, AS SHE WAS CLOSE IN AGE TO MANY OF THEM. BETTY HAD MANY FRIENDS INCLUDING ONE OF HER BEST GIRLFRIENDS, CORNELIA NEETIE) WILLIAMS, WHOM SHE HAS KNOWN SINCE ELEMENTARY GRADE SCHOOL, AND PAT ELLIS, WHO GREW UP RIGHT NEXT DOOR TO HER, ALONG WITH A HOST OF MANY OTHER FRIENDS WITH WHOM SHE SHARED LOTS OF SOCIAL TIME.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE WAS ALSO AN IMPORTANT PART OF BETTY’S LIFE.  SHE SUPPORTED, ALONG WITH HER SISTERS, THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUB, INC., AND SHE ATTENDED AND CONTRIBUTED TO HER CHURCH OF CHOICE, UNDER BISHOP ROY DIXON.  BETTY WAS A HARD WORKER, HAVING MADE HER PROFESSIONAL MARK WITH GENERAL DYNAMICS (LATER, COMPUTR SCIENCES CORPORTION) WHERE SHE EVENTUALLY RETIRED.

 

AFTER THE PASSING OF ALL OF HER BROTHERS AND ONE OF HER SISTERS, BETTY AND HER SISTER AUGUSTA SHARED AN EVEN CLOSER BOND / SISTERHOOD AND THEY PLEDGED TO ONE ANOTHER TO CONTINUE THE ONGOING FIGHT OF GOOD HEALTH TOGETHER.

 

BETTY WAS CALLED HOME DURING THE MORNING HOURS OF MARCH 27, 2022. SHE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HER. BETTY WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, WALTER AND BESSIE McCURLEY, BROTHERS JIM, CHARLIE, AND CLIFTON McCURLEY, AS WELL AS HER SISTER, MARY L. GREEN.

 

SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER DEVOTED AND LOVING SISTER, AUGUSTA BRICE OF SAN DIEGO, CA, TWO SISTER IN-LAWS, FANCHION AND HATTIE FAE McCURLEY OF SAN DIEGO, CA, TWO BROTHER IN-LAWS, JEFF BRICE SR. OF SAN DIEGO, CA AND WILMER GREEN SR. OF LEMON GROVE, CA, A SPECIAL FIRST COUSIN, BESSIE MAE GARVIN OF BAKERSFIELD, CA, AND A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS, RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 14, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
MEMORY CHAPEL OF ANDERSON-RAGSDALE MORTUARY
5050 Federal Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92102

Funeral Service
Friday
April 15, 2022

11:00 AM
MEMORY CHAPEL OF ANDERSON-RAGSDALE MORTUARY
5050 Federal Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92102

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