March 17, 2009
Curlie Shambley, 86, died March 9, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle. Services are Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Carter’s Funeral Services Chapel in Columbus with Minister Martin Bevill officiating. Visitation is today from noon-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Ms. Shambley was born May 30, 1922, in Columbus to the late Johnnie Shambley and Matilda Ledger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her children, Janie Prude and Carrie Clayborne; and sisters, Lucille Shambley and Fannie Williams. She is survived by her children, Susie Williams and Robert Shambley of New Brunswick, N.J.; 13 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.