MONTICELLO Derwin Ray Curtis, 54, of Monticello, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 at his home. He was born August 5, 1958, in Drew County, Ark.

MONTICELLO Derwin Ray Curtis, 54, of Monticello, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013 at his home. He was born August 5, 1958, in Drew County, Ark.

He was a heavy equipment operator for Prattsfield Farms and also worked for Georgia Pacific for 25 years. He was a Baptist and was preceded in death by his father, Glifford Lester Curtis.

Survivors include his wife, Mable Smith of Monticello; one son, Clifford Curtis and wife, Mandy, of Tinsman; one daughter, Sherry Barnett and husband, David, of Monticello; his mother, Flora Curtis Dickey of Monticello; two brothers, Richard Dickey and wife, Samantha and Wesley Curtis and wife, Keely both of Monticello; one sister, Peggy Chalk of Monticello; six grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, nine great nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial in Lone Sassafras Cemetery. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.