Rebecca Louise ‘Granny’ Correll Durham

Published 1:57 pm Thursday, November 1, 2018

Mrs. Rebecca Louise “Granny” Correll Durham, 94, of Correll Road, Mocksville, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at the home of her daughter.

She was born April 12, 1924 in Davie County to the late George Christian and Mary Ethel Daniels Correll. Mrs. Durham attended Trinity Baptist Church and had worked as a nursery worker for 33 years. She loved volunteering for many years at Cooleemee Elementary School. Mrs. Durham loved to sew, do crafts and was an extraordinary giver. She was an excellent country cook and was loved for her apple bars and apple cake.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, to whom she was married June, 12, 1943, Harold Sherman Durham Sr.; a son, Harold Sherman Durham Jr.; a daughter, Brenda Smith; and 5 brothers.

Survivors: 6 children, Betty Campbell (Chris) of Tennessee, Danny Durham (Cynthia) of Rockwell, Bonnie Myers (Mike) of Mocksville, George Durham (Tara) of Southport, Morris Durham (Pat) of Rockwell and Bettina Goodman (Roger) of Salisbury; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 3 at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Darrell Cox and Evangelist Charles Carver officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial  will follow in Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2, at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Trinity Baptist Bus Ministry, 2722 US 601 S., Mocksville; or The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 4530 Park Road, Suite. 240, Charlotte, 28209.