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St. Mary's Cemetery
Thursday December 21st, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Interment following funeral service

Higginson First Baptist Church
Friday December 22nd, 2017

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Maurice P. Durham

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.

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A candle was lit in memory of Maurice Durham

Leah Brooks Jan 11 2018 12:00 AM

I met "Trouble", as I fondly called him, when I was a caregiver at Harding Place; he was definitely one of my favorites, and he will be dearly missed.

Leah Brooks Jan 11 2018 12:00 AM

To the family of Maurice Phillips Durham,
I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that "Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18) With sympathy,

Kelsey Lee Dec 25 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Maurice Durham

Annette Dec 22 2017 12:00 AM

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A GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent on December 21, 2017

You are home now. We will miss you, sweet deacon and friend. The Pete Smith Family

Expression of Sympathy Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM