, 2015


Steptoe L. Curry
KILMARNOCK—Steptoe Lee Curry of Kilmarnock died August 19, 2015.

Mr. Curry was born September 16, 1930, to the late Elijah Benjamin Curry and the late Ruby Eulala Lee Curry of Kilmarnock.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He graduated from Julius Rosenwald High School in 1948.

Mr. Curry received an Honorable Discharge after serving four years in the U.S. Army. He then served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and received an Honorable Discharge with the rank of E6 staff sergeant. He served in the Korean Conflict as well as the Vietnam War.

He was a truck driver and later worked for the Ohio State Liquor Control Board for 17 years.

After retiring to Kilmarnock, he served as a trustee, choir member and as a member of the Men’s Ministry at Calvary Baptist Church. He also was a member of the Northern Neck Convention Choir and the Northumberland County Electoral Board.

Mr. Curry was predeceased by his parents, brothers Winston L. Curry and Bosworth O. Curry, and sister Beatrice Curry Flint.

He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Curry; children, Deborah Houston of Harrisburg, N.C., Vincent Curry of Queens, N.Y., Basie Jones of Baltimore, Md., and Pamela Leverette of Baltimore; brother, Milton Curry of Sporingfield, Mass.; sisters, Thelma H. Williams of Bothell, Wash., and Ruby Jones of Kilmarnock; stepson, Cedric Jones of Pahrump, Nev.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A funeral was held August 25 at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment with full military honors followed in the Calvary Memorial Cemetery, Kilmarnock.


Dr. Steven J. Oltermann
WHITE STONE—Dr. Steven J. Oltermann, 60, of White Stone entered into the presence of the Lord God Most High on Tuesday, August 18, 2015. He was born in Annapolis, Md., and was preceded in death by his father and mother, John and Emma Lee.

Left to cherish his memory are his devoted wife of 37 years, Judy; three loving daughters, Lauren, Natalie and Brianne, and their husbands; five precious grandchildren, his three siblings and their spouses; an uncle; aunts; nieces; nephews; cousins; and dear friends.

Dr. Oltermann graduated from Texas A&M University (summa cum laude) and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Oltermann moved to White Stone with his wife and daughters in 1986 where he practiced general surgery at Rappahannock General Hospital for 28 years, retiring in July 2014.

Dr. Oltermann honored his God and loved his family unconditionally. He would want everyone to know he did the best he could and that he expected no less from anyone else.

The funeral service was held at Currie Funeral Home in Kilmarnock on Sunday, August 23.

Memorial donations may be made to Bon Secours-RGH Foundation, Operating Room, P.O. Box 588, Kilmarnock VA 22482, or the Church of Deliverance, c/o Rev. Donald O. Conaway, P.O. Box 34, Lively VA 22507.

The family extends sincere appreciation to the community for wrapping their arms around them in their time of need. Many heartfelt thanks to all the friends and family members, young and old, who traveled so far to honor Dr. Oltermann.