Skip to content

OBIT: Mrs. Gracie Lee Curtis Henley, Age 91, Of Alexandria, TN


Mrs. Gracie Lee Curtis Henley

Mrs. Gracie Lee Henley was born June 11, 1926 to the late James Thomas and Sarah Neal Curtis and went to her heavenly home on February 18, 2018.

She was also preceded in death by Husband; Smith Henley, Brothers; Monroe Curtis, Johnny Hall Curtis, and Jimmy “Cowboy” Curtis, and Sisters; Mary Cason, Mattie Malone, and Gladys Driver.

Mrs. Gracie is survived by Brothers; Ralph Curtis of Alexandria, TN and Roy D. “Pig” Curtis and wife Linda of Watertown, TN, and Sister; Amy Johnson of Alexandria, TN. Brother-in-Law; Lawrence “Nub” Henley of Dowelltown, TN. Special Friend; Clyde Allen Ray.

Although Gracie had no kids, she was loved dearly by her many nieces and nephews who also survive.

She was a member of the Lower Helton The Baptist Church. Mrs. Gracie worked at the Dowelltown Shirt Factory.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Henley are scheduled to be conducted from the Chapel of Avant Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 2PM with Bro. Dennis Wood and Bro. Freddie Curtis officiating. Interment will follow in the New Hope Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be held at Avant Funeral Home on Tuesday from 3PM until 8PM and again on Wednesday from 11AM until the time of the service at 2PM.

Pallbearers: Tony Fowler, Bennie Curtis, Jeff Curtis, Jason Taylor, Greg Judkins, and Mike Richardson.