Ethel Currier Obituary, Death – On May 16, 2023, at the age of 91, Ethel Ann Currier, who had a kind heart and was always there for her children, passed away quietly. Chaney was born in Coffeyville, Kansas, on April 4, 1932. His parents were Bert and Eva Katherine (Richarz) Chaney. Ethel was a proud lifelong citizen of her hometown of Coffeyville, Kansas, where she received her high school diploma from Field Kindley and attended Coffeyville Community College.
Her gentle and caring demeanor left an impression on the lives of many people who were fortunate enough to know her. On June 30, 1951, Ethel wed William “Bill” Currier, the man who would become the love of her life. Together, they established a wonderful life in Coffeyville, where they brought up their three children and constructed a magnificent home. She got her start in the workforce at an early age, working in movie theaters.
Later on, she worked in the gift section at Read’s, then at the Layton Bauer Drug Store, then as the secretary at the First Presbyterian Church, and finally, she retired from working as a Teacher’s Aide at USD #445. Ethel was a very involved member of the First Presbyterian Church and she had a particular passion for the card game Bridge, which she frequently played with her friends at various local clubs and get-togethers.
Ethel is survived by her son Bert Chaney and his wife Marilyn, her daughter Kathy Henderson and her husband Gary, her granddaughter Heather Lowrance and her husband Jeff, her great-grandchildren Max and Wyatt Lowrance, and her brother Bert Chaney. She was preceded in death by her husband William “Bill” Currier, her parents Bert and Eva Chaney, her daughter Ann Currier, her son Bill Currier, and fifteen of her siblings.
Her parents were both born in the United States. Her loved ones and friends will remember her fondly for many years to come and will grieve over the loss they have suffered with the passing of Ethel. Cremation was performed in accordance with Ethel’s requests at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville, Kansas, which was in charge of the arrangements.
At a later time, there will be a memorial service held at the cemetery where the deceased person is buried.
Please visit www.dwbfh.com if you would like to leave a note for the family. The arrangements have been taken care of by the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.