Geraldine Bell Curvey

geraldine curvey
GERALDINE B. CURVEY Geraldine "Geri" Bell Curvey passed away unexpectedly Thursday, October 2, 2008, at her home. Mrs. Curvey was born October 29, 1943, in Wilmington. She was the daughter of the late Burton Leroy and Eloise Parker Bell and was the daughter-in-law of Laverne "Beanie" Unger of Asheville. She is survived by her devoted husband of 42 years, John Curvey, Sr., brother, Fredrick W. Bell, Sr. and wife, Patricia, of Durham, and son John Curvey, Jr., and wife, Christine, of Asheville. She was the proud "Nanny" to her granddaughters, Kristin and Cassidy, and beloved aunt to Fredrick W. Bell, Jr. of Durham and great-aunt to Justin, Jeremy, and Kandy, all of Durham. She was a cherished friend and joy to all who knew her from Asheville, NC to Bradenton, FL. She also leaves behind her precious dog, Tamber. Donations maybe made in Mrs. Curvey's name to the Humane Society, 72 Lee's Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28806 A private family gathering was held Friday, October 3, 2008.

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  1. John, I am so sorry. I know how hard it can be. I hope you will come back to Encore.And be with all your friends . It is a big help. See you there.

  2. John –
    Words cannot express our sorrow to you. We will miss Gerri’s presence in our Florida life. She was a wonderful person and friend. We are looking forward to seeing you in the park soon – I (Bob) will be there next month and we will play some pool together. Take care. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With Love, Bob & Jean Phippen

  3. Geri was my mother-in-law, grandmother to my children, mother to my husband, and dear wife to John Sr. Most of all she was a wonderful friend! She always made me laugh with all of her ‘Geri isms’! She will surely be missed by me and my family!

  4. Dear John,
    God bless you and your precious family, Geri was so sweet always laughing and brought joy to my day. You, pops, and the ‘girls’ are in my prayers, if you ever need anything you both know where to find me!
    Love you guys!
    Kelli Brown

  5. John, Christine and family:
    My heart goes out to you and your family. I pray that the peace of God will surround you and see you through this time. We love you and appreciate your friendship. If you need anything, we are here for you.

  6. I worked with Geri at Bell South.
    She was a wonderful person and will
    missed by all.
    My condolence to the family.

    Wanda Burleson

  7. John,
    What a surprise!! This really upset me to hear about Geri. Just wanted to let you know that we didn’t see you guys alot, but when we did it was such a joy to talk to you both. If there is anything we can do just let Rick and I know. Our prays will be with you all!!

  8. To ‘Pops’ and John Jr.,
    I truly am devistated. Geri was a second mother to me for 9 years and I loved her so very much. Pop, you and Geri welcomed me as if I was your own as well as Matthew and we both will always remember that. I can’t imagine what you and your family are going through. My thoughts and Prayers are with you ‘Pop’. I know what she means to you and I’m tryly so sorry to hear of your loss. Same to you John Jr. Take care, Rosalind

  9. Dear John & Family
    We are so saden by the news of Geri’s passing. John our thoughts are with you as you continue on lifes road without you soul mate. Geri was a wonderful person, always had a smile. She will be missed. John if you need anything please give us a call.

  10. Dear Pop, John, and Family

    I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear about Geri. She was absolutly a wonderful and loving woman. Pop, I have always held the memories and time I spent with you and her close to me and I always will. You are all in my prayers.

  11. John, I was so sorry to learn of Geri’s untimely death. She was a nice lady and I will miss her in the park. May God bless and comfort you.

    Irene Morris

  12. John –
    Gail, John and I were very sorry to hear about your loss. Glad to hear you’ll be back at Encore. John and I bought new pool cues so will look forward to the challenge. See you soon!

  13. Dear John, Tamber and Family,
    Oh, what a heart ache. We will certainly miss Geri’s beautiful smile and loving nature. We are pleased to hear you will be joining us at your Encore family for the winter. It just will not be the same park without our gal.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Teddy looks forward to seeing you and Tamber but is very sad about his ‘second mama’. God Bless you all. See you in November.

  14. John, Tamber & family, Geri was a true lady, kind and caring. She was the first person I met at Encore the first year we were there and my neighbor. She will be sadly missed. t

  15. Thinking of you and your family in your sorrow, and wishing you strength in the days ahead. Looking forward to seeing you in Florida very soon.

  16. John;
    We will miss Geri’s sweet smile at the campground and at card bingo. She was always so cheerful and pleasant. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Jim & Martha Haworth

  17. john, so sorry about your loss, we are glad that we had chance to meet her and chat at the park, will miss her at the laundry mat. we are glad to hear that you will be back at the park, will see you at bingo. peg and tom

  18. John, so sorry to hear about Geri, she is going to be missed greatly. We are thankfull for the times we were able to spend with her. She always brightened up our feelings when she was around. We are so pleased you are returnig to Encore. God bless you and your family, we are blessed already by the time we spent with her.
    Bill and Juanita

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