William Jerry Durham, age 91 of Athens died Tuesday at
Huntsville Hospital. Mr. Durham was born December 2, 1928 in Limestone County,
retired from Wolverine Tube, was a Korean Conflict Army Veteran, and the oldest
member of Riddles Chapel United Methodist Church.
Services will be conducted graveside by Andy John King and
Wade Batts at 1 PM Friday at Limestone Memorial Gardens, with military honors.
No public visitation is planned.
Survivors, Wife, Anna Jean Hargrove Durham of Athens.
Daughter, Jerry Diann Yarbrough and husband Jeff of Athens.
Grandson, William Ty (Will) Yarbrough and wife, Brigitte of
Great Granddaughters, Ella Peyton Yarbrough and Emry Belle
Nephew, Charles Durham of Athens.
Niece, Mary Dunnavant of Prospect, Tennessee.
Mr. Durham was preceded in death by, Parents, Richard and
Octavie Durham, and a brother, Winfred Durham.
Those who will serve as pallbearers are, Mike Besh, Mike
Dixon, Gary Van Wagen, and Brad Zirbel. Tom Richarson will serve as honorary
The Durham family ask anyone wanting to make a memorial
donation, to make that to the Alabama Veterans Museum in Athens.