Curtis Hennesy

Tuesday, January 4, 2005

CYPRESS, Ill. -- Curtis Hennesy, 59, of Cypress died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Sept. 11, 1945, in Johnson County, son of William Earl and Edith Grant Hennesy. He and Donna Gore were married Oct. 10, 1964.

Hennesy had been a farmer, auto body repairman and heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Deidre Fox and Sharon Swink of Jonesboro, Ill., Mary Miller of LaCenter, Ky., Sarah Hennesy of Cypress; a son, Bill Hennesy of Jonesboro; his mother of Metropolis, Ill.; three sisters, Virginia Martin of Metropolis, Viola Penrod of Vienna, Ill., Janet Norris of Cypress; a brother, Jerry Hennesy of Cypress; four grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Jay Franklin and Dean West officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.