Betty Durham

Betty Sue Durham

Thursday, July 10th, 1941 - Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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On Saturday, September 21, 2019, Betty Sue Durham, loving wife, mother and friend, passed away at age 78. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at St. John United Church of Christ on 100 N. Robinson Dr., Robinson, TX at 10:00 a.m, with Jacob Brenton officiating. Burial will follow at Robinson Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Pecan Grove Funeral Home located at 3124 Robinson Dr., Waco, TX 76706.
Betty was born on July 10, 1941 in Bowie, TX to Truston Jackson and Lula Mae (Thompson) Parr. She graduated from Bowie High School in 1959. On May 29, 1960, she married Ronnie Durham. They raised four daughters, Suzanne, Julie, Lisa and Rebecca.
Betty had a passion for painting and she also loved to bird watch. She loved animals and took in many strays to give them the care and love only she could give. She was a nurturer and took care of family and friends. She and Ronnie were active participants at St. Johns United Church of Christ. For many years she and Ronnie were active in the North Texas Square Dance Association. She retired from L-3 Communications in April 2007 where she had held the position of Administrative Assistant.
Betty was preceded in death by her father, Truston Jackson; her mother, Lula Mae; her daughter, Rebecca; her sisters, Dorothy and Catherine; her brothers, Truston Jackson Jr., Robert, Charles, Kenneth, Duwayne and Dwight.
Betty is survived by her husband; Ronnie Durham; daughters, Suzanne Durham, Julie Durham, Lisa Olson and son-in-law Travis Olson; grandchildren, Chase Hatchett and fiancé Kim Harris, Cody Olson and wife Ashley, Nicholas Olson and Savannah Olson; four great-grandchildren, Tyson Olson, Hank, Lorelai, and Ulysses Hatchett as well as several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Travis Olson, Chase Hatchett, Cody Olson, Nichols Olson, Don Ashley, and Kevin Smith.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Pecan Grove Funeral Home
    3124 Robinson Dr
    WACO, TX 76706
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  • Service

    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 10:00am
    St John United Church of Christ
    100 S. Robinson Drive
    Robinson, TX 76706
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  • Interment

    Robinson Cemetery
    620 East Stegall Rd.
    Robinson, TX 76706
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Posted at 08:59pm
Ronnie and Family:
You all are in my thoughts and prayers! Ronny, Betty is now in eternity with my parents of whom I pray that we will all see them one
day and I deeply love you a lot because you and I can share our happy time when we worked together at Brazos!
Take care and May God who is BIG ENOUGH surround You with his LOVE!

Steve Rosentretet

Posted at 07:57pm
Our love to you and your family is being sent to you and your family.
Prayers for you, Steve and Terry

Baylor Scott & White Hospice

Posted at 12:02pm
Dear Mr. Durham and family,
The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team is thinking of you at this time. Thank you for allowing us to care for Mrs. Durham and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Roger & Tina Champagne

Posted at 11:29am
With heartfelt condolences,
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rita hancock

Posted at 11:04am
You are in our hearts, thoughts & prayers today & always. We love you! Love, Ms. Rita & family
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