Renita Angela Finn Curby

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Renita Angela Finn Curby, age 52, of Eureka Springs, passed away Aug. 1 at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers. She was born on May 15, 1957 in Wichita, Kan.

She was one of the founding members of the Highfill Fire Department and was recently employed by Wal-Mart DC 6001 in Rogers. She was a 1975 graduate of Rogers High School where she was a member of the Mounties Drill Team.

Renita was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed camping, fishing, making jewelry, cooking and gardening.

Survivors include her husband Duane Curby, Jr. of the home; her mother, Margaret Della Rosa Munea; children, Heather Holland and Jeffrey Parks, LewAnne and Charles Lindley, Gary and Jennifer Holland, and Gene Holland; step-children Jerad Curby, Carey Beaman, Tracy Knight, Troy Curby, and Misty Whittaker; sisters, Regina and Rick Sims, Teresa and Bobby McKenzie, Mary Curren; brothers, John and Christine Finn, Mike Finn; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father Floyd Finn; a sister Renita Anne Finn; and a brother Tim Finn.

A memorial service was held Aug. 7 at the Chapel of Callison-Lough Funeral Home, officiated by David Matthews.

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Cremation arrangements were made by Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Rogers. Online condolences may be made at