Mrs. Carolyn Wells Currie, 82, of the Smyrna Community, died Sept. 24 in Meadows Health in Vidalia after a brief illness.
She was a native of Jeff Davis County and was a 1957 graduate of Jeff Davis High School where she played varsity basketball. She graduated from beauty school in Dublin and was the former owner of Carolyn’s Beauty Shop. She was a member of Uvalda Baptist Church. She enjoyed yard work and was an animal lover. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Don Currie in 2011; parents, Robert Wells and Mary Dell Mimbs Wells; and brother, Bobby Gene Wells.
Mrs. Currie is survived by a daughter, Celeste Currie McLemore and husband Tony of the Smyrna Community; grandsons, Chase McLemore and wife Shellie of Dexter, and Tyler McLemore of Macon; great-grandsons, Briar McLemore and Landon McLemore; great-granddaughter, Sawyer McLemore; a great-grandchild to be born in May; one sister, Cindy Wells Hall of Hazlehurst; one brother, Robbie Wells of Hazlehurst; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral was held Sept. 26 in Cedar Crossing Baptist Church Family Life Center with Pastor Reece Mincey and Pastor Adrian Bell officiating.Burial followed in Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Roger Anderson, Jimmy Watkins, Howard Morris, Ben Clark, Matt Helms and Keith Thrift.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hunting for the Cure, P.O. 9159, Augusta, GA 30916 or by visiting their website at huntingforthecure.org
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge.