Gardening 13


November 5, 1936 ~ December 29, 2019 (age 83)

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Nelle “Shirley” Montooth Curnutt

Age 83

Of Ten Mile

Passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019

At her residence.


A native of Sweetwater and longtime resident of Meigs County, she was the daughter of the late Bronce Elder and Bessie Mae Barnett Montooth and was preceded in death by two brothers, Gene Montooth and Bob Montooth; one sister Mary Helen Stillwell. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church for over 35 years.


Shirley was the director of the Pleasant Hill Clothing Ministry for over 12 years and was an avid TN. Vols Football and Lady Vols Fan. Shirley for many years was active with the Meigs County Fair Association. One of her favorite hobbies was working in her flower garden.


Survivors include her husband of 63 years,

   James” Jim” Curnutt of Ten Mile

Two daughters,

   Cynthia “Cyndi” O’Daniel of Ten Mile

   Donna Curnutt of Chattanooga

One granddaughter, KaTosha O’Daniel of Orlando

Her church family from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.


Funeral services will be 2 pm Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Curtis Porter officiating.  Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.


Nephews and church members will serve as pallbearers.


The family will receive friends from12-2 pm Wednesday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Nelle “Shirley” Montooth Curnutt.

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January 1, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
1868 Pleasant Hill Road
Ten Mile, TN 37880

Funeral Service
January 1, 2020

2:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
1868 Pleasant Hill Road
Ten Mile, TN 37880

January 1, 2020

3:00 PM
TEN MILE, TN 37880

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