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Grant Curtis

Posted 2018-11-29 by Jo Brown
Arizona Range News. Willcox, Arizona
March 29, 1940

Grant Curtis Dies In Auto Crash.

Grant Curtis, age 21 years, and the son of Mr. Wallace Curtis of the
Mule Shoe ranch, who was a brakeman for the Southern Pacific Co., died
in a Tucson hospital Sunday night from injuries received in an
automobile accident Sunday morning on the Tucson-Benson highway, thirty
miles east of Tucson.

Mr. Curtis was driving east on the highway when his car and a truck
driven by W.D. Maddox, 27 of 709 Fourteenth St., Douglas, traveling
west sideswiped. After the collision Curtis's car left the highway and
turned over. Both Mr. Curtis and his brother Terrell Curtis, his only
passenger were injured, but the latters injuries were not serious. Mr.
Curtis was rushed by a passing motorist to a Tucson hospital, where
it was found that he had a brain concussion and a punctured lung.

Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Tucson and interment
was made in a Tucson cemetery under the direction of the Reilley
Undertaking Company.

Mr. Curtis was a former Willcox boy and had attended Willcox Schools
and had many friends here. Among Willcox friends who attended the
funeral were: Messers and Mesdames Earl Harper, Elvie Lane, Walter
Hall, A.D. Browning, Mrs. Carrie Christian, Mrs. Jessica McMurray, Mrs.
E.C. Maddox, Mrs. Alene Whelan, Misses Jean Maddox, Sally Brown, Jean
Lane and Messers George Adcock, Billy Upchurch, Ben Pride, Tuffy Pride,
O.C. Glenn, Paul Duncan, Wyatt Clayton and Delphie Allen.

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