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Hazel Naomi DurhamOctober 22, 1920 ~ September 18, 2017 (age 96)
Hazel Naomi Durham, 96, departed this walk of life Monday, September 18, 2017 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church in Dudley. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at First Congregational Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Durham was born in Wayne County on October 22, 1920 to the late Granger and Eva Simmons Carter. She was a member of First Congregational Church, where she served in many capacities. She was a Life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and a member of Les Soeurs. Mrs. Durham retired as a teacher having taught for 32 years in the Wayne County school system.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her daughter, Eve Barnes of Durham; her son, Lippmon “Sonny” Durham (Enrica) of Advance, NC; four grandchildren, Sean Durham, Tracey Yarborough, Richard Barnes II and Evette Briskey; six great-grandchildren, Jalen, Delaney, Lleyton, Yasmeen, Laila and Mariah; Doris Durham of Windsor Mill, Maryland, who was like a daughter to Mrs. Durham and a host of other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Durham was preceded in death by her husband, Lippmon Durham.
Professional services are entrusted to Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.