Sunday, November 28, 2010

Barbara Durr (November 25, 2010)

Barbara Durr, age 82 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully on November 25, 2010. Barbara was born February 2, 1928 the daughter of the late William and Helen (Swabb) Brooks.

Barbara and her husband Tom retired in 1982 as co-owner and operator of Durr Beverage Inc. of Greenville, as the Pepsi-Cola Distributor of Darke County- a business Barbara and Tom purchased from her parents Bill and Helen Brooks.

Barbara was a member of the Ansonia 1st Church of God. In 1960 while in their home in Port Charlotte, Florida Barbara and Tom started the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church holding services in their home. Barbara was a volunteer at Wayne Hospital and an avid reader and lover of music.

Barbara is reunited in Heaven with her husband Tom whom she married July 20, 1946 and was married to for 60 years, whom passed away in 2006, She is also reunited with her son Allan whom passed away in 2008.

She is survived by her Daughters and son in law: Nancy and Neil Isch of Greenville, Rebecca Gessler of Greenville; Daughter in law: Carol Durr of Greenville; Grandchildren and spouses: Michelle and Bob Miller, Michael Durr, Tara and Chris Gilbert, Steven and Kris Durr, Shaun Gessler; Great Grandchildren: Addison Miller, Abby Miller, McKenna Gilbert, Elizabeth Gilbert; Brother: Richard A. Brooks; Sister and Brother in law: Shirley and Ken Llacera of California; 2 nieces; 1 nephew; and her beloved Dog: Miss Prissy.

Services will be held on Tuesday November 30, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Keith Bailey and Pastor Tim Shrock officiating. Burial Will Follow in East Zion Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday November 29, 2010 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Hospice.