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Shirley E. Durham

October 28, 1944 November 24, 2018
Shirley E.  Durham
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Obituary for Shirley E. Durham

Shirley E. Durham, 74, of Chatsworth, IL passed away at 5:30 pm on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Piper City Rehab and Living Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Chatsworth with Pastor Ed Bunt officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at Graceland Cemetery in Fairbury, IL. A luncheon will follow the burial at the Walter Clemons American Legion in Chatsworth. Memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston County Cancer Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Shirley was born October 28, 1944 in Zalma, Missouri a daughter of John B. and Mary A. (Hedrick) Bell. She married Johnnie Buford Durham on September 30, 1966 in Fairbury, IL. He passed away on June 12, 2002.

She is survived by her children: LaJeana Durham of Tennessee, Jeanetta (Joe) Galloway of Chatsworth, IL, Debbie Durham of Carbondale, IL, Georgia Durham of Chatsworth, IL, and Duane Durham of Chatsworth, IL; seven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and her four brothers: Jim Bell of Normal, IL and Darrell (Tanya) Bell of Chatsworth, IL, Larry (Cindy) Bell of Forrest, IL, and Jerry (Linda) Bell of Advance, MO; her two sisters: Sue (Larry)Kurtenbach and Glenda Faye (John) Baker both of Chatsworth, IL; She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters: Verna Humphrey, Ruth Cantrell, Peggy Higgins and Brenda Bell; and three brothers; Gene, Ivan, and Gary Bell.

Shirley was educated in Missouri. She was a stay-at-home mom raising her children. Shirley loved to play cards and was a lifelong Cardinal fan. She was an animal lover and enjoyed listening to county music and Elvis Presley. Shirley liked going to listen to her husband, Johnnie play in the band. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She was a loving mom, grandma, great grandma, sister, aunt, and friend who will be greatly missed.


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Visitation

Friday

30

Nov

9:00 AM 11/30/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/30/2018 10:00:00 AM
Calvert & Martin Funeral Homes - Chatsworth Chapel

311 E. Walnut Street
P.O. Box 212
Chatsworth, IL 60921

Calvert & Martin Funeral Homes - Chatsworth Chapel
311 E. Walnut Street Chatsworth 60921 IL
United States

Service

Friday

30

Nov

10:00 AM 11/30/2018 10:00:00 AM
Calvert & Martin Funeral Homes - Chatsworth Chapel

311 E. Walnut Street
P.O. Box 212
Chatsworth, IL 60921

Calvert & Martin Funeral Homes - Chatsworth Chapel
311 E. Walnut Street Chatsworth 60921 IL
United States
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