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Mrs. Genevieve Roper Durham Obituary


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“Ronnie, Barry & Family, Just want you to know that the your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We loved Gen because she was a big part of our...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Pat & Larry Madden - SC - Loveone

“Barry, Ronnie, and extended family, you have my deepest sympathy I know Aunt Gen will truly be missed. She was such a funny lady to be around, I...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Joyce Roper - Liberty, SC

“Barry, Sandy, Ronnie , Rita and Family. Gen was a bright and shining star that will surely be missed. She sure did light up a room, I had total knee...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Joyce McElhannon Norton - Pickens, SC

“Thinking of all during your loss of Gen...we always enjoyed her visits with Gail H Waldrop...May God Bless you all. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Bud & Margaret Waldrop - pickens, SC

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5 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Henderson - SC - friend

“Thank you Granny for all the times you took out of your days to spend with me and my family. You are truly missed so much, even at this very moment,...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Scarlett Griffith - Spartanburg, SC

“Sorry for your loss , our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family . ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Barry and Claudia Hines - SC

“Ray, Barry,Ronnie and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you deal with your loss. Faith and I are grateful to you Ray and Gen for your...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Bob And Faith Couch - Irmo, SC

“Barry and Ronnie, We were shocked to hear of the loss of your mother. Please know how very sorry we are. May your happy memories carry you all...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Becky and Randy Lesley - Pickens, SC

“I knew Gen when I worked at a beauty salon she frequented hen I was a teen. I was her biggest fan. Sincere condolences to her family. she was a...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Freda Nix Warlick - Easley, SC

“Sending heart-felt condolences to Barry. So sorry for your loss. I remember what a beautiful lady your Mom was when we were in school together. The...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Betty Bowers Mullinax - SC

“Ronnie, Berry & family, Just want you to know that the Durham family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and keep you in His care. ...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry & Sarah Smith - Matthews, NC


Genevieve Durham

Easley – Genevieve Roper Durham, 82, of Easley, passed from this life Friday, November 9, 2012 at Redeemer Health and Rehab in Pickens.

Mrs. Durham was born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late John Spencer and Lydia Carpenter Roper. She was retired from Laurel Hill Nursing Center in Pickens where she worked in the dietary department and later served as a personal care giver. She was a member of Elljean Baptist Church and the T.E.L. Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her sons, Ronnie Durham (Rita) and Barry Durham (Sandy Gillespie) all of Pickens, the father of her children, Ray Durham of Pickens, grandchildren, Slade Durham, Scarlett Griffith, Scott Durham, Matt Durham, and Andy Durham. Great grandchildren include Katy Griffith, Eli Durham, Olivia Durham, Bryant Durham, and Avery Durham. Also surviving is a brother, Brock Roper, and a sister, Faith Couch.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Durham was preceded in death by brothers, Coley, Jake, and Terry Roper, and sisters, Sybil Dalton, Jo Hunter, Helen Masters, and Nell Howell.

A graveside service will be held 1:30 PM Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens with Reverend Robert Fowler and Dr. Bob Couch officiating.

A message of condolence may be expressed to the family by visiting www.DillardFunerals.com.

The family would like to thank the caring staff of Redeemer Health and Rehab for the loving attention given to Mrs. Durham.

Memorials may be made to Pickens County Meals on Wheels, PO Box 184, Easley, SC 29641. The family would like to thank the program for the many years of service to Mrs. Durham.

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