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Nelda Rachel Durham

April 8, 1929 — November 5, 2023

Fort Smith

 

Nelda Rachel Durham, 94, of Fort Smith, Arkansas (formerly of Searcy, Arkansas) passed away November 5, 2023.  She was born April 8, 1929 in Shiloh, Arkansas to the late, Julian Jefferson Wood and Hazel Craig Wood and grew up in Pangburn, Arkansas.

Mrs. Durham was an accomplished pianist and piano teacher.  She was a devoted Christian and faithful member of the Missionary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Durham is survived by one son, Eric Durham; one grandson, Aaron Durham; one granddaughter-in-law, Emily Beard Durham; one great-grandson, Oliver Durham; and one great-granddaughter, Chloe Durham, all of Fort Smith, Arkansas.  Mrs. Durham was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, James Robert Durham.

A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced for Mrs. Durham at Henderson Cemetery in Pangburn, Arkansas.  Arrangements by Searcy McEuen Funeral Home, www.searcymceuenfuneralhome.com.

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