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Jesse Durrence

March 27, 1934 — February 24, 2018

Jesse Houston "Mutt" Durrence, 83, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He was born March 27, 1934 to Earnest Alan Durrence Sr. and Ora Martin Durrence and lived in Glennville all of his life. He was a graduate of Glennville High School and attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and retired from Savannah Morning News after forty six years of service. He was an avid farmer who was known for his sugar cane and vegetables. He was a member of Cornerstone Bible Church and preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Evelyn Waters, E.A. Durrence, Ed Durrence, Mary Nell Zettler, and Bill Durrence.

He is survived by,
Wife, Dorothy Fay Lucas "Dot" Durrence
Children, Linda (Carter) Thompson
Cindy Counts
Mike (Johnna) Vertrees
John (Dee-Dee) Durrence
Jess Durrence
Brother, Merrill Durrence
Grandchildren, Jeremy, DeAndra, Michael, Ashley, Sarah, Jonathon, Jake,
Kaitlin, Drew, Dawson
Three Great Grandchildren

Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm, Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Cornerstone Bible Church. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Jonathon Durrence, Jake Durrence, Drew Durrence, Dawson Durrence, Larry Durrence, Jeffery Blocker

Remembrances: Gideons International, P.O. Box 966, Glennville, Georgia 30427 or Cornerstone Bible Church, P.O. Box 598, Glennville, Georgia 30427.

Visitation
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
5:00 PM 2/27/2018 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
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11:00 AM 2/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
Cornerstone Bible Church

304 E Hencart Road
Glennville, GA 30427

Cornerstone Bible Church
304 E Hencart Road Glennville 30427 GA
United States
Location

Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1296 Old Hwy 250
Glennville, GA 30427

1296 Old Hwy 250 Glennville 30427 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gideons International
PO Box 966
Glennville, GA 30427
Cornerstone Bible Church
304 E Hencart Road
Glennville, GA 30427
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