Please note, public viewing will follow the funeral on Thursday from 3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Terry Family Funeral Home.
Curtis Devers was born Sept. 1, 1956 to Clarence M. Devers and Fannie M. Devers in Shreveport, La.
He died Nov. 30, 2009.
Curtis confessed Christ at an early age and united with the Shiloh Baptist Church in Mooringsport, La. He was educated in the Caddo Parish School System and graduated from Northwood High School in 1974.
In 1975, he moved to Portland, Or. and this has been his home ever since. He was employed with United Parcel Service for twenty-three years. Curtis' genuine devotion to his horses lasted his entire life.
On Oct. 2, 1981, he was united in holy matrimony to Connee Cruse, and to this union one child was born, Quibriance Devers. Also joining this union is his brother, Quentin and sister, Quiana.
Curtis was preceded in death by two brothers, James Edward Devers and Dale Douglas. He leaves to cherish his loving and dedicated memory: two sons, Quibriance Devers of Las Vegas, Nev. and Quentin Canton of Spokane, Wa.; one daughter, Quiana Canton-Jackson of Atlanta, Ga.; three grand-daughters, Sydney, London & Trinity; mother, Fannie M. Devers and father, Clarence M. Devers both of Shreveport; two brothers, Larry Devers and Carl (Sandy) Devers both of Bossier City, La., three sisters, Glenda (Dennis) Johnson of Seattle; Deborah (Donald) Jefferson of Shreveport. and Tina (Don) Latson of Dallas, Texas; a best friend, Craig Warner; godmother, Mother Charlotte Brandon, and a host of uncles, aunts, relatives and friends.