John William Durham
(January 25, 1886-May 29, 1967)
May 20, 1967
Funeral Services for John Durham To Be Wednesday
Funeral services for John William "Bill" Durham, 81, 913 SE Eleventh Ave., will be held at Calvary Baptist Church
at 2 p.m. May 31, with Rev. Leonard Simms officiating and interment will be in Willow Pond Cemetery with the Baum-Carlock-Bumgarder
Funeral Home in charge of arrangement.
He died May 29, at 6:30 p.m. at his home. He had been ill for the past five years.
He was born January 25, 1886 in Leonard, Texas and he was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Free will
He was married March 28, 1907 to Lela M. Fulfer in Purcell, Okla., and has lived in Mineral Wells since 1907
except for a few years in Oklahoma.
He is survived by his wife; his mother, Mrs. Nancy J. Johnson, Waurika, Okla.; daughters, Mrs. Roy Franks, Walters,
Okla.; Mrs. Christine Rogers, Mineral Wells; Mrs. Mary Mills, El Paso, Texas; sons, James W. Durham of Wichita Falls, and
Clinton M. Durham, Mineral Wells; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Loyd K. Ennis, Red Huddleston, Mike Huddleston, W. D. Gober, Hugh Walker, and Ott Andress.