McCurry and Wright had seven kids, among whom were Leona Belle McCurry — who Anna McCurry knew as Aunt Lee — and Franklin Wright McCurry. We tracked Frank McCurry (as he was known) down thanks to a mention in that same interview with his daughter, Anna, in which she noted that he was a vice president for Derby Oil. That detail allowed us to trace him to a 1949 newspaper article mentioning that he had a model oil refinery in his bedroom.
Before he noticed me he shook everybody's hand in our group, and he said, “I understand you're all from Kansas,” and gave them all greetings. Then he gave me a hug and he said to them, “Now, you guys take care of my cousin.” So that was a really special time for me.