Mrs. Juanita Curry Obituary in Augusta at W.H. Mays Mortuary | Augusta, GA
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Mrs. Juanita Curry

04/22/1947 - 01/20/2021

Obituary for Mrs. Juanita Curry

“I have fought a good fight; I have finished my course. I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” - 11 Timothy 4:7-8

A time to be born:  Sister Juanita Weeks Curry was born to the late Andrew Weeks, Jr. and Julia Montgomery Weeks on April 22, 1947 in Anniston, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Andrew Weeks, III and Willie C. Weeks, as well as her sister, Alma Weeks.

A time to love:  Juanita was united in holy matrimony on November 25, 1968 to the love of her life, the late James Curry in Anniston, AL. From this sacred union two children were born, Michael Edward Curry, Sr. and Timothy Darnell Curry. The family relocated to Augusta, Georgia where she laid her roots, built a home and served her community for the decades to come. 

A time to serve:  Juanita graduated with the amazing Class of 1965 of Cobb High School of Anniston, AL before extending her education at Hampton University. Shortly following, Juanita began her career as an Administrative Assistant for Psychological Services at the Richmond County Board of Education. She also served as the Administrative Assistant at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, where she was a devoted member for more than forty years. Exemplifying the true essence of Christ’s church, Juanita dedicated her time to spreading the Gospel to the youngest attendees as a Sunday School teacher, as well as a member of the Sarah Frazier Gospel Choir, Kitchen Ministry and Ministerial Staff. 

A time to live: 
 With a smile that could light up the room, Juanita, lovingly referred to as “Nita, enjoyed spending quality time with her family and friends, traveling the world and staying up-to-date on the latest sports news. Her true passion was expressing her love through the art of cooking, where she became known for her infamous southern dishes. 

A time to remember:  Known throughout the Augusta community for her bold personality, gracious spirit and resilient nature, Juanita’s presence and legacy will forever be cherished in the hearts of her loved ones: Devoted children, Michael (Katrina) Curry, Sr. and Timothy Darnell Curry; Grandchildren, Deon Curry, Michael Curry, Jr. and Crysten Curry; Sisters, Helen Weeks, Minnie West, Antionette (Charlie) Thomas; Brother: Willie Gene (Alberta) Jean; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, God-children, other relatives and friends.  

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Mount Olive Memorial Gardens, 3666 Deans Bridge Road, Hephzibah, Georgia.

Public viewing Monday, January 25, 2021 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Good Shepherd Baptist Church Children’s Ministry via the web site address: -scroll down to “GIVELIFY” in the blue box. Specify: Children’s Ministry.

W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, Georgia 30901 (706)722-6401.

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