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James Stephen “Jimmy” Currie


James Stephen “Jimmy” Currie, age 61, of Grapeland passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital. Jimmy was born September 4, 1956 in Crockett to parents, Charles Currie and Mary Lawson Payne Currie. He was a retired logger and a member of the Mt. Vernon Cemetery Association Board of Directors. Jimmy was a member and deacon of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. He was very musically talented and played the bass guitar many years.

Jimmy is survived by wife, Debra Currie of Grapeland; brother, Button Currie and wife, Liz of Crockett; mother-in-law, Mattie Lou Richardson of Crockett; father-in-law, Ross Richardson and wife, Jean of Latexo; sisters-in-law, Sondra Davis of Kennard, Sandra Johnston and husband, Ralph of Rusk, Arlene Benge and husband, Eric of Arkansas, Kelly Kellum and Judd Pyle of Belott, Jo Neen Richardson of Crockett; brother-in-law, Ross Richardson, Jr. and wife, Ann of Galveston; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by daughter, Stephanie Ann Currie; parents, Charles and Mary Lawson Currie; brother-in-law, Rodney Richardson; niece, Ashley Rene Benge.

Funeral services for James Stephen “Jimmy” Currie will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Herrington and Bro. Randy Hargrove officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home and also from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00 Tuesday prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mt. Vernon Cemetery Association, P.O Box 165, Ratcliff, TX  75858. Online condolences may be at



  1. Sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  2. Debra, sorry for your loss, praying for the family

  3. Debbie. my condolences to you and your family. Jimmy was an amazing man and you guys were truly blessed to have each other. Keeping you in my prayers.

  4. Debra and family, so sorry for your loss. Praying for you all .

  5. To Debbie, Button and Liz and families.

    Am so sorry for your loss and did not find out until this morning. But you are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry I could not be there.

  6. I’m so sorry I couldn’t be at the funeral with ya’ll. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bring comfort to each one.

  7. I just found this and my heart is breaking. Jimmy will be missed. Debbie I’m sending you all my love, thoughts and prayers.

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