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Dee Anne (Vause) Durden

September 16, 1946 ~ May 9, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Dee Durden Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Dee Anne Durden, age 76, of Statesboro, GA, on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at her residence.

Graveside services will be Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 4:00 PM in the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers are John Rhoney, McKenzie Purcell, Mykel NeSmith and Michael Cutlip.

Mrs. Durden, Dee Anne, was born September 16, 1946, in Savannah, Chatham County, GA, to the late Harry and Evelyn Bland Vause. Dee Anne was a homemaker, an accomplished artist who’s medium of choice was oil painting. She also enjoyed gardening and loved animals. Mrs. Dee Anne was a member of the Statesboro Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint and in addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Bowie Durden Jr.; son, James Bowie Durden III; and sister, Jean NeSmith.

Survivors include:

Daughters: Ann Denese Durden Rhoney of Orlando, FL and Melissa Faith Durden Cutlip of Register, GA.

Sisters: Susan McGlamery (Joe) of Statesboro, GA and Jenny Hopkins of Forsyth, GA

Ten Grandchildren, Eight Great-Grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Fur Baby: Gibbs

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in her memory to the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, C/O Nancy Gross, 76 Dunford Sconyers Rd., Twin City, GA 30471.

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Graveside Service
May 13, 2023

4:00 PM
Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
Lambsbridge Rd.
Twin City, GA 30401


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