MayBelle Duran, 71, of Fairbanks, died April 2, 2013, at her home, after battling emphysema.
Belle was born Sept. 9, 1941, in Billings, Mont., to Daniel and Velma Allen.
Her family states, "Belle was a very loving mother, and very proud grandmother and great-grandmother. She was very dear to us and will be missed even more. She was such a big part of our lives."
She is survived by her sons, Louis Duran Jr., Mark Duran, Douglas Duran; daughters, Rene' Duran, and Teresa Messina, all of Fairbanks.
Belle was preceded in death by Louis Duran Sr.
Arrangements are entrusted to Chapel of Chimes.