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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Thursday April 28th, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday April 29th, 2022
2:00pm

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Committal

Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Friday April 29th, 2022
3:00pm

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Betty "Nancy" Cook Durham

Betty “Nancy” Cook Durham, 76, of 765 Cedar Lane, passed away and went home to be with The Lord, Monday, April 25, 2022, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, April 29, 2022, at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Pastor Ronnie Warner officiating. The burial will follow at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, April 28, 2022, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and other times at the home.

Nancy was born in Rockingham County to the late John Cook and Josephine Cook Shelton. She worked in special products for Burlington Industries for several years. She attended Freedom Baptist Church and was faithfully committed to her daughter, Joyce’s care throughout her life. She loved nature and especially enjoyed going to the beach. She was always ready for an adventure and carried her faith in everything she did. Over the years, Nancy always made room for her pets. Along with her parents, Nancy was also preceded in death by her daughter Joyce Durham; sister Mae Kalain; brothers John Cook and Marion Cook and stepfather, Robert Shelton.

Nancy is survived by her husband Pete Durham; children Gerald Durham and wife Robin and Darlene “Janet” Gilley and husband Kenny; grandchildren Brandon Gilley and wife Holly, Travis Gilley, Kristie Beny and husband Alan, and Cameron Durham; great grandchildren Riley Gilley, Cheyenne Gilley, and Evryn Beny; sister Kay Byars; brothers Joe Cook and wife Karen and Robert Shelton and wife Cheryl; and a large extended family.

 


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So sorry to hear about Betty passing. Thoughts & Prayers for the family

Catrine Purgason May 3 2022 7:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty "Nancy" Durham

Catrine Purgason May 3 2022 7:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty "Nancy" Durham

Teresa Hawkins May 3 2022 11:38 AM

Pete and family, I am so sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. Praying our Heavenly Father will embrace you all in His arms and provide strength and comfort to you all during this difficult time.

David & Vicki James Apr 29 2022 2:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty "Nancy" Durham

Michelle Richardson Apr 28 2022 11:38 PM

To the Durham family,
Sorry to hear of the passing of Nancy.
It's been years seen I seen her, at her dads my uncle John Clay Cook's funeral.
Sorry we never got to know our grandmas Betty's other grandchildren.
May God give you comfort at this difficult time.
Your cousin,
Shirley Pyron Stone

Shirley Pyron Stone Apr 28 2022 11:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty "Nancy" Durham

Karen James Apr 28 2022 5:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty "Nancy" Durham

Evelyn Sladky Apr 28 2022 10:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty "Nancy" Durham

Sherri Parks Apr 28 2022 7:24 AM

Dear Janet, so sorry to hear of your moms passing. Please know you are in our prayers.

Greg & Sandy Lester Apr 27 2022 5:24 PM

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