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Frances Durham

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Frances Elizabeth Neely Durham


Frances Elizabeth Neely Durham, 85, of Greenville, widow of Harold William Durham, Sr., died on Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Inez Hudgens and William Grady Neely, Sr.

Mrs. Durham was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church where she was involved in the Heritage Bible Class and the United Methodist Women. She received her Bachelor's degree from Furman University and retired from teaching at Greenville Technical College. She was a member of the Casa Loma Community Club and volunteered at the Greenville Memorial Hospital Nursery.

She is survived by two daughters, Susan Jane Fowler (Gene) of Greer, and Elizabeth D. Clark (David) of Greenville; a son, Harold William Durham, Jr. (Dee Dee) of Powdersville; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband of 25 years, she was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Patricia "Pat" Smith; and a brother, William "Bill" Grady Neely, Jr.

The funeral service will be held Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest Chapel, with visitation prior from 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 2104 Old Buncombe Road, Greenville, SC 29609.

The family will be at their respective homes.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.

Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 30, 2014
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