Easley – Genevieve Roper Durham, 82, of Easley, passed from this life Friday, November 9, 2012 at Redeemer Health and Rehab in Pickens.
Mrs. Durham was born in Pickens County, a daughter of the late John Spencer and Lydia Carpenter Roper. She was retired from Laurel Hill Nursing Center in Pickens where she worked in the dietary department and later served as a personal care giver. She was a member of Elljean Baptist Church and the T.E.L. Sunday School Class.
Survivors include her sons, Ronnie Durham (Rita) and Barry Durham (Sandy Gillespie) all of Pickens, the father of her children, Ray Durham of Pickens, grandchildren, Slade Durham, Scarlett Griffith, Scott Durham, Matt Durham, and Andy Durham. Great grandchildren include Katy Griffith, Eli Durham, Olivia Durham, Bryant Durham, and Avery Durham. Also surviving is a brother, Brock Roper, and a sister, Faith Couch.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Durham was preceded in death by brothers, Coley, Jake, and Terry Roper, and sisters, Sybil Dalton, Jo Hunter, Helen Masters, and Nell Howell.
A graveside service will be held 1:30 PM Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Gardens with Reverend Robert Fowler and Dr. Bob Couch officiating.
A message of condolence may be expressed to the family by visiting www.DillardFunerals.com.
The family would like to thank the caring staff of Redeemer Health and Rehab for the loving attention given to Mrs. Durham.
Memorials may be made to Pickens County Meals on Wheels, PO Box 184, Easley, SC 29641. The family would like to thank the program for the many years of service to Mrs. Durham.
Dillard Funeral Home