Maizie L. Durham, age 84, of Walnut, Illinois died Thursday, October 10, 2013 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Maizie was born on January 6, 1929 in New Bedford, Illinois, the daughter of Herbert and Pearl (Potts) Yonk. She was united in marriage to Robert Durham on February 28, 1948 in Walnut Christian Church parsonage. Maizie was a member of Walnut United Methodist Church and the GRCC Country Club.
She is survived by her husband Robert Durham of Walnut, Illinois; one daughter Sandra Morgan of Sterling, Illinois; one son Robert A. (Susan) Durham of Rock Falls, Illinois; six grandchildren Darius Morgan, Tarra Deppen, Melissa Rippy, Joni Durham, Cari Johnson, Robert M. Durham; six great grandchildren Logan and Cade Rippy, Emma Deppen, Bryce Campos, Brenley and Jeremiah Johnson; two sisters Lavonne Rasmussen of Oregon, Illinois, Melva Gibson of Walnut, Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister Darlene Hartz.
Visitation will be held on Saturday October 12, 2013 from 9 to 11:00a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Harkness, pastor of the Walnut United Methodist Church officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded after the service. A memorial has been established to the Walnut United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent to: www.garlandfuneralhome.com