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 William Franklin “Billy” Durrence, Sr

William Franklin “Billy” Durrence, Sr

Death 22 May 2006 (aged 77)
Burial Glennville, Tattnall County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 59001922 · View Source
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Deceased: W. F. "Billy" Durrence

Date: May 23, 2006

Glennville - W. F. "Billy" Durrence, 77, died Monday, May 22, 2006 at Evans Memorial Hospital under the care of Pearls of Life Hospice.

The Tattnall County native had lived in Glennville all of his life.

He started with The Glennville Bank at a very young age and served as President from 1973-1992, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director Emeritus.

He served on the founding Board of Directors of Glenvue Nursing Home and The Board of Directors for the Glennville Housing Authority.

He was a member of The Glennville United Methodist Church and a member of The Wesley Fellowship Sunday School Class, having served as treasurer of the class for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed farming, playing golf, hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W. F. and Viola Durrence.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ruby Jo Durrence, Glennville; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and James Tatum, Glennville; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Angela Durrence, Glennville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas J. and Martha Jo Durrence, Savannah and Jesse J. and Lynette Durrence, Glennville; four grandchildren, Nick (Stacey) Tatum, Lacy D. (Abe) Parker, Luke Durrence and Lindsay Durrence, great-grandchild, Landry Tatum. He also leaves three loving caretakers, Jackie Lee, Bobette Dasher and Connie O'Neal.

Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Cobb Funeral Home in Glennville.

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday morning, May 24, 2006 at Glennville United Methodist Church.

Burial: Glennville City Cemetery.

Remembrances: Glennville United Methodist Church, 116 S. Caswell Street, Glennville, GA 30427.

Cobb Funeral Home Glennville Chapel

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  • Created by: Janice Teston Cathcart
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59001922
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Franklin “Billy” Durrence, Sr (11 Oct 1928–22 May 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59001922, citing Glennville City Cemetery, Glennville, Tattnall County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Janice Teston Cathcart (contributor 47109002) .