Obituaries: Cynthia Curlin Wacker


Cynthia Curlin

Cynthia Curlin Wacker passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 19, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Charles “Chuck” Wacker and sister, Nancy Curlin. She is preceded in death by her mother, Lorraine Curlin; father, George Curlin; and brother, George Curlin Jr.
Cynthia graduated in 1971 from The University of Florida with a degree in Journalism. She was a lifelong lover of animals and had a great affection for the Tuskegee Airman. When she could she volunteered at the Tuskegee Airman Museum. Her love of animals shows in the affection she had for the families of Maine Coon Cats Abe and Jones. Her favorite place to relax was Crescent Beach in Florida. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Opelika and the Opelika Rotary Club.
Services were held at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home in Opelika. The Reverend Randy Woodham presided over services at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Visitation was held preceding the service starting at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Lee County Humane Society.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home directed.


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