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Dorlas Curtis

January 28, 2023

Dorlas Romaine Curtis, 90, of Holts Summit, Mo., passed away Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Mo.
Dorlas was born in St. Louis County on May 15, 1932. She was the third of four children. She had an older sister, older brother and a younger brother. The above were born to Ray and Anabelle Thomas of Brentwood, Mo.
Dorlas spent most of her first 18 years living in Brentwood and attended Brentwood elementary and high school. At the age of 18, her family moved to a farm they purchased in Lecoma, Mo. At the farm, Dorlas worked and met her future husband, Lewis Curtis. Dorlas and Lewis started dating in the fall of 1950 and were united in marriage on June 30, 1951. After their marriage, they moved to St. Louis, Mo. where they worked until 1953. Shortly after, Dorlas and Lewis entered ministry and served many churches in Missouri. Dorlas was a real blessing to people in the churches where she served. Together, they attended Hannibal LaGrange College in Hannibal, Mo. After graduation from HLG in 1955, Dorlas taught school at Wentzville, Mo.
Dorlas also taught school at head start and other places in need. In 1963 and 1966, God blessed Dorlas and Lewis with two wonderful girls. With Dorlas leading in the home, both of our girls have served other people for many years as registered nurses.
Survivors include: her husband of 71 years, Lewis Curtis; daughters, Jill (Roger) Turner and Pamela (Craig) Isenberg; grandchildren, Macey and Nate Isenberg.
Dorlas made a wonderful contribution to everyone she knew and worked with. We will meet you again in heaven.
Visitation will held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Dry Fork Baptist Church. Funeral service will immediately follow at 12:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will be in Dry Fork Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Dry Fork Baptist Church, c/o Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court Street Fulton, MO 65251.
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