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Betty Durrence

May 18, 1930 — September 15, 2017

Betty Garrett Durrence, 87, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017 at Augusta University Medical Center. She was born May 18, 1930 in Florence, S.C and lived in Glennville since 1949. She was a graduate of Lake City High School in Lake City, S.C where she was the Valedictorian of the Class of 1947. She was a graduate of Georgia Southern Teachers College now Georgia Southern University. She taught School in Chatham and Tattnall County Public Schools for 16 years, retiring in 1995 from Pinewood Christian Academy after 25 years of teaching. She was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church and preceded in death by her husband, Melton Durrence.
She is survived by, Son, James M. "Jimmy" (Samantha) Durrence of Glennville, GA
Sisters, Dorothy Murphy of Weaverville, N.C.
Frederica Cameron of Coward, S.C.
Grandchildren, Jamey (Amber) Durrence, Layla (Chandler) Weaver
Step-Grandchildren,Kaitlin (Will) Phillips and Blake Hughes
Great Grandchildren, MiKaley and Banks Durrence, Ella Weaver
Step-Great Grandchild, Reese Phillips
Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am, Monday, September 18, 2017 at Harmony United Methodist Church with Rev. Ramon Hernandez and Dr. Tab Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Pinewood Christian Academy, P.O. Box 7, Bellville, GA 30414 or Harmony United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1119, Glennville, GA 30427.
Pallbearers: Mike Durrence, Merriell Durrence, Barney Durrence,
Chandler Weaver, Herschel Durrence, Drew Thomas

Visitation
Sunday, September 17, 2017
5:00 PM 9/17/2017 5:00:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel

206 N. Veterans Boulevard
PO Box 609
Glennville, GA 30427

Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes - Glennville Chapel
206 N. Veterans Boulevard Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Service
Monday, September 18, 2017
11:00 AM 9/18/2017 11:00:00 AM
Harmony United Methodist Church

1688 Harmony Church Road
Glennville, GA 30427

Harmony United Methodist Church
1688 Harmony Church Road Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Location

Harmony United Methodsit Church Final Resting Place

1688 Harmony Church Road
Glennville, GA 30427

1688 Harmony Church Road Glennville 30427 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pinewood Christian Academy
P.O. Box 7
Bellville, GA 30414
Harmony United Methodist Church
1688 Harmony Church Road
Glennville, GA 30427
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