Gillian (Bowman) Curry

March 4, 1948 ~ May 31, 2020 (age 72)


     Gillian Curry, 72, Nevada MO passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Cox Barton County Hospital in Lamar. Gillian was born March 4, 1948 in Ipswich, England to John and Evelyn M. (Mason) Bowman. On April 29, 1985 she was united in marriage to Donald Curry in Great Yarmouth, England and he survives of the home.

     Gillian grew up in England. She worked for a number of years at Debenhams Department Store in Ipswich, England as a window display designer. In 1998 Gillian came to Nevada with her husband Don to help him run the family hog operation. She was known to be a gracious host, enjoyed knitting and interior design, loved her dogs, and traveling with her husband.

     In addition to her husband Don, she is survived by a brother, John Bowman and his wife Jayne, Ipswich, England; two nieces, and three nephews, all of Ipswich, England. Her American family, a brother-in-law, David Curry and his wife Sibyl, Celina, TX; sisters-in-law, Sue Hughes and her husband Bob, Nevada, Ronda Curry and her husband Don Donnelly, Colchester, VT, and Cathy Post  and her husband Dan, Oklahoma City, OK; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

     Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at Milo Cemetery in Milo, MO with Rev. David Curry officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.      

    In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Logan David Foundation for Muscular Dystrophy (in honor of Gillian’s great-nephew, Logan) or Milo Cemetery c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

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June 4, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ferry Funeral Home
301 South Washington
Nevada, MO 64772

Graveside Service
June 5, 2020

11:00 AM

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