Curtis Edward Conaway

Friday, December 28, 2018

Curtis Edward Conaway, 94, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away December 27, 2018, at the Cedargate Nursing Home in Poplar Bluff.

He was born on August 5, 1924, in Clifton, Tenn., and was the son of the late John W. and Flora Mae (Wells) Conaway.

He was united in marriage to Leona Young on Aug. 13, 1943, and she preceded him in death.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Gregory Conaway, and his sister, Bessie Lee Moran.

He was the pastor of Jesus Christ Church in Hayti, Mo. for several years.

Survivors include his five sons, Curtis Conaway, Jr. and wife Yolanda of Farber, Mo, Dale Wayne Conaway of Benton City, Mo., Tony Conaway and wife Sharon of Kennett, Mo., Benny Conaway of Poplar Bluff, Mo. and David Conaway of Newtown, N.D.; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home Chapel with Donald Aydelott officiating. Burial is in Williams Cemetery, located near Piggott, Ark. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30, at the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, in Piggott.