Mary Rose Currey
1928 - 2011
Mary Rose Currey, of Tonto Basin, was born July 7, 1928 in Avon, Ill. and passed away Feb. 28, 2011 in Phoenix.
She is survived by four sons, Kaye Currey of Hot Springs, Ark., Jim Currey of Phoenix, Gary Currey of Tucson and Todd Currey of Phoenix; three daughters, Martha Lyle of Wittmann, Ariz., Linda Hiles of Huntington Beach, Calif. and Tina Lopez of Gilbert; a brother, Larry Gillett of Avon, Ill.; two sisters, Marjorie Markley of Avon, Ill. and Janet MaGirl of Cape Coral, Fla.; 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, William Currey; her parents, Ross and Reta Gillett; her sister, Dorothy “Ilene” Currey; her brother, Charles Gillett.
Services were at graveside Thursday, March 3 at Tonto Basin Cemetery for family and close friends. Memorial donations can be made to the Tonto Basin Fire Department or to Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix.