Lisa K. Curry, 56, of Rushville, Illinois, passed away Monday, October 10, 2022, at 5:20 AM at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois with her children by her side. She was born on March 13, 1966, in Beardstown, Illinois, the daughter of Sharon Curtis Curry and the late Roger Curry.
Survivors include her mother, Sharon Curry of Rushville, Illinois; a daughter, Amber (Jeff) Bauman of Fowler, Illinois; a son, Derek (Rachel) Pate of Macomb, Illinois; a sister: Gina (Josh) Curry of Rushville, Illinois; six grandchildren: Elisa Traylor, Bradon Traylor, Morgin Seward, Maycee Seward, Josephine Bauman, and Kiera Pate, and several nieces and nephews.
Lisa was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lucille and Gene Curtis and Theresa and Bob Curry, her father, a brother, Chris Curry, and a grandson, Jacob Jones.
Lisa graduated from Rushville High School and earned her Licensed Practical Nursing degree from Spoon River College. She worked as a nurse in long term care facilities until 2003.
She attended First Southern Baptist Church and Sugar Grove Methodist Church in Rushville. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, writing, and taking care of her beloved pets. Before her declining health, Lisa had a love for raising boxers and huskies.
A Celebration of Life and dinner will be held at Schuyler County Community Center in Rushville, Illinois, on Sunday, October 23, 2022, between 1:00 and 3:00 PM.
Memorials have been established for Schuyler County Humane Society.
Condolences can be left for the family and memories can be shared at triplettwood.com.
Triplett & Wood Funeral Home of Rushville is assisting the family with care and arrangements.