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REATHA DURRANCE, 89
Chiefland - Reatha Durrance Arrington, 89, died Monday, January 20, 2014 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida following a brief illness. Mrs. Arrington was born on October 24, 1924 in Chiefland, Florida to the late Jesse and Annie McCall Durrance. She graduated from Chiefland High School in 1943 and lived the majority of her life in Chiefland.
She was a Christian and expressed her faith through her kindness and love to her family, friends, acquaintances and strangers. She enjoyed a simple, quiet life of taking care of her family, home, flowers, birds and pets.
She was predeceased in death by her husband of 55 years, Lorain H. Arrington. She is survived by her son, Cliff Loren Arrington Sr., (Susan) and two daughters, Connie Arrington and Lori Barker (Osborn). She had nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Hardeetown Baptist Church. There will be visitation one hour prior starting at 2:00 pm. Interment will follow at Chiefland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to Cabaret Baptist Children's Home, www.jbahaiti.org. Arrangements are under the care of Knauff Funeral Home, Chiefland, Florida. For further information please call 352-493-4777.
Knauff Funeral Homes - Chiefland
715 West Park Avenue
Chiefland, FL 32626
Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2014