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Maurice P. Durham

October 26, 1924 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 93)

Maurice Phillips Durham, 93, passed away December 18, 2017.  He was born October 26, 1924, to the late William Lucian and Evelyn Phillips Durham in Searcy, Arkansas.


He is survived by one niece; Donna Breckenridge (Allen) of Tucson, Arizona, and six great-nephews, one great-niece, and numerous cousins.


Maurice was a member of Higginson First Baptist Church.  He retired from the Union Pacific Railroad after a career spanning thirty-two years.  Maurice also worked for J.C. Penny’s for fifteen years.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.


In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one brother; Wilburn LeMar Durham, three sisters; Katherine Johnson, Leola Gertrude Rouse, and twin, Mary Ella Durham.

 Service Information

December 21, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Searcy Mceuen Funeral Home
2616 South Main
Searcy, AR 72143

Funeral Service
December 22, 2017

10:00 AM
Higginson First Baptist Church
211 Walker Rd.
Higginson, AR 72068

Interment following funeral service
December 22, 2017

Gum Springs Cemetery
Corner of Booth Ave and Hwy 267
Searcy, AR 72143

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