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Curtis Milburn McCulley

Mr. Curtis Milburn McCulley, also known as Nub, passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the age of 81. He was born on February 23, 1940, in Mena, Arkansas, to Lonnie McCulley and Lessie (Hamilton) McCulley.

Milburn was united in marriage to Patricia McCulley on July 8th, 1990. He loved to hunt and fish and be outdoors. He liked to talk about how he traveled the United States and Canada. He particularly loved Alaska. Milburn served our country in the United States Army and was stationed in Hawaii. He worked at Cimeron in Hatfield, and then went to work for Lewis Lumber in Cove. He enjoyed getting together with his classmates of Hatfield High School. He also had many friends he loved to visit and talk with. Milburn was a kind man with a big heart. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia McCulley; daughter, Shelly McCulley-Miner and husband Brandon of Mena; stepdaughter, Sarina Floyd of Mena; stepson, Mike Floyd and wife Heather of Mena; grandson, Austin McCulley and fiancée Kayla Thomas; granddaughter, Destiny Floyd; great-grandchildren, Seattle McCulley, Reese Floyd, and Titan Green; and ex-wife, Freda McCullah. Milburn was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, James McCulley.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, July 17, 2021, at the Beasley Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Troy Denton officiating. [CORRECTION: Friday, July 16, 2 p.m.]

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