sunshine | 4/18/2012, 5:16 a.m.

died April 11 at Jackson North Hospital, Vitas Hospice Unit. This crossing over marked the closing of a chapter in the life of a servant favored by God. With family members constantly lovingly caring for her at her bedside, Thelma with Gods grace went home to her eternal rest. She is preceded in death by husband; Victor Curry; son, Raymond D. Aranha; sister, Pauline H. Johnson; and brothers, Rudy, Kenneth and Earl Higgs. She leaves to cherish her memory, daughters; Sharon (James Jr.), Washington and Sylvia (Willie) Vanover; sons, Ronald and Kelsey Devoe; daughter-in-law, Jean Aranha; grandchildren, Teri (Daniel), Kevin, Kamala (Mike), Marc (Judy), Jamares (Erica), Shatrela (Joshua), Michael, Kalah, Klarn, Kelsey Jr., Delaine; sister; Helen (Barnette) Holston; sister-in-laws, Ophelia and Rosetta Higgs; step daughters, Vicky and Rosa Curry and Frederica Delaney; step son, Michael Curry; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other caring relatives and friends. Thelma will be available to the public on Friday, 3 p.m. until. Service 11:30 a.m., Saturday at Kellys Chapel United Methodist Church, 7105 NW 15 Court Miami, FL.