Fay McCurdy


Personal and Family Information

Fay was born on 26 AUG 1923 in Benton County, Arkansas, the daughter of Jasper Marvin McCurdy and Eva Grace Hornsby.

She died on 4 APR 2014 in Benton County, Arkansas.

Her husband was Troy Lee Wight, who she married on 6 APR 1947 in Benton County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Fay McCurdy


Jasper Marvin McCurdy


Robert Dickson McCurdy


Allen McCurdy


Sarah Sharp Dickson


Armilda Jeffries


Eva Grace Hornsby



Birth26 AUG 1923
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Death4 APR 2014
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Census4 MAY 1910
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Twp, dwelling 266 family 266 McCurdy, Armilda, head fw 69 widow mother of 7, 6 living born Tenn, f Kentucky, m Tenn __ Marvin, son mw 26 married 1, 0 yrs born Ark f Ark, m Tenn __ Eva, daughter in law fw 18 m1 0 yrs 0 children bron Ark, f Tenn, m Ark __ Mollie, daughter, fw 45 single born Ark, f Ark, m Tenn
Census7 MAY 1940
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 16
Address: Osage E.D. 4-38, house # 171, rented, McCurdy, J.M. head mw 56 married, 8 yrs school, born Ark, 1935 Benton County Ark, laborer on farm __ Eva wife fw 49 married 7yrs school born Ark __ Gertrude daughter fw 21 single 8 yrs school, born Ark, secretary at county health office twins Dorothea, daughter fw 18 single, born Ark Margaret, daughter fw 18 single, born Ark __ Fay, daughter fw, 16, single, born Ark __ Marvin Jr son mw 8, single, born Ark
BurialAPR 2014
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Bentonville Cemetery, Bentonville with husband Find A Grave Memorial# 20605069


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Fay McCurdy Wight, age 90, of Bentonville, Ark., died at The Bradford House on Friday, April 4, 2014. She was born on Aug. 26, 1923, in Benton County, Ark. She was the daughter of Eva Grace Hornsby and Jasper Marvin McCurdy.

A lifetime resident of the area, her McCurdy ancestors were pioneers that moved to Northwest Arkansas in 1834. Fay graduated from Bentonville High School in 1941. She was a Christian, loved gardening, cooking, writing poems and cheering on the Razorbacks.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Troy Wight; her twin brother; and seven additional siblings.

Fay is survived by her daughter, Linda Norman (husband Kenneth) of Centerton, Ark.; three grandchildren: Nathan (wife Laura) of Bentonville, Ark.; Jonathan (wife Emily) of Alexander, Ark.; and Johanna of Orlando, Fla. She also had four great-grandchildren that she dearly loved: Lauren, Joseph, Elizabeth and Jacob.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, April 7, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Bentonville Cemetery with Pastor Steve Tucker officiating.

Memorials may be sent to: The Benton County Historical Society, 306 N.W. 2nd St., Bentonville, AR, 72712. Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville