Obituary: Eddy Lee Curry

Eddy Lee Curry of Abilene, longtime Texas Baptist minister of education, died Aug. 14. He was 66.

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Eddy Lee Curry of Abilene, longtime Texas Baptist minister of education, died Aug. 14. He was 66. Curry was born in Brownfield to Bill and Alice Curry on June 4, 1953. He graduated from Ropesville High School and Wayland Baptist University. He married Dee Ann Adkins on Aug. 10, 1973, in Lubbock. Curry graduated from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in 1992 and served various churches in Texas and New Mexico during a 30-year career in ministry. The last 14 years, he was minister of education at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in Abilene. Curry served on several boards with the Baptist General Convention of Texas and the Texas Baptist Educators Association. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Dee Ann; daughter Kamber Bailey and husband Kelvin of Lubbock; son Kade and wife Jenni of Springdale, Ark.; six grandchildren; and brothers Dan Curry and wife Alicia of Arlington and Larry Curry and wife Amanda of Abernathy.


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