Patricia A. Durfee, 82, a resident of Carrier Mills, passed away peacefully 10:26 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Harrisburg Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 2, 1930, in Saline County to the late Dennis Moore and Ivah Milburn Moore. On Oct. 28, 1950, she married Clyde Durfee and he survives. Pat was member of the First Baptist Church in Carrier Mills where she served as the clerk for 40 years, was a member of the Carrier Mills High School class of 1948, and retired as the treasurer of for the Production Credit Association in Harrisburg.
She is survived by her husband, Clyde Durfee of Carrier Mills; daughter, Denise Durfee of Tampa, Fla.; granddaughter, Brandi (Jarus) Jones of Carbondale; great-grandson, Grayson Clyde Jones; sister, Sue (Tom) Syers of Carrier Mills.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dennis and Ivah Moore.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills.
The Rev. Ryan Beck will officiate and burial will be in the Salem Cemetery in Carrier Mills. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday. At her request the casket will remain closed.
The preferred choice of remembrance would be memorials in her memory to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 38, Carrier Mills, Ill. 62917 with the memo line: Building Fund — Pat Durfee. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Arrangements are entrusted to Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills.