Hurl Durham, 90

Published 6:30 am Thursday, December 28, 2017

Hurl Durham, 90, of Stanford, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017.

Born in Garrard County, Hurl was a son of the late Burton and Lula Maupin Durham and was the widower of Peggy Pettus Durham. He worked for Burton’s Chevron on Main Street in Stanford until September 31, 1957, and then he founded Durham’s Grocery, building the present location in 1969. He always enjoyed spending his winter in Florida and was a member of Masonic Lodge #60 F&AM and Hyattsville Baptist Church.

Survivors include his son, Joe Crain (Robin) of Stanford; three daughters, Janice Selby of Ft. Meyers, Fla., Margaret English of Woodville, Texas, and Jo Ann Cooper (Earl) of Stanford; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Sue Goins; brothers, Sam, Herman, and Bobby Durham; and sisters, Cyntia B. Estes, Edna Mae White, and Delia Sherrow.

Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 22, at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford. Burial followed in Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.

Casket bearers were David White, Craig Crain, Brian Cooper, Jordan Coffman, Andrew Wilkes and Gavin Crain.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to the American Heart Association and/or The American Cancer Society.