Nancy Josephine Shore Durham

Published 9:11 am Saturday, November 9, 2019

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Mrs. Nancy Josephine Shore Durham, 85, of Chicken Stew Way, Cooleemee, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at her home.

She was born Aug. 23, 1934 in Davie County to the late Woodson Jones and Mary Beth Reeves Shore. Mrs. Durham was a member of Cooleemee Church of God, where she was a member of the Women’s 52 Club. She was a devoted Christian who loved singing and was involved in her nursing home ministry. She enjoyed playing games and just loved people. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking for her family.

She was also preceded in death by: a granddaughter, Evinda Gwen Durham; and her siblings, Buck Shore, Joe Shore, Coleen Smith, Tom Shore, Robert Shore, Hattie Sharpe and Esther Williams.

Survivors: her husband of 66 years, Dwight Judson Durham of the home; 11 children, Sandra Ashley (Tommy) of Winston-Salem, Kenneth Durham (Cynthia) of Cooleemee, Dennis Durham (Susie) of Mooresville, Connie Reynolds of the home, Randy Durham (Pam) of Mocksville, Susan Mecham (Michael) of Colorado Springs, Colo., Leonard Durham (David) of Mocksville, Karen Hall (David) of Mt. Airy, Michael Durham (Lisa) of Mocksville, Beth Deluca of Hillsville, Va. and Casey Durham of Mooresville; grandchildren, Adam, Kayla, Kirstin, Jamie, Tiffany, April, Jonathan, Zach, Mike, Josh, Jessica, Jasen, Samantha, Chris, Tyler, Amanda, Lindsay, Devin, Hannah, Andrew, Josie, Adam, Rachel, Alex, Jade, Cade and Mia; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Lauren, Jacob, Skylar, Sadie, Bowen, Alexis, Noah, Pandora, Rileigh, Scarlett, Ruby, Salem, Grayson, Chloe, Ryla, Jack, Enoch, Berkley, Troy, Payton, Carsen, Emma, Jamison, Jayden, Patrick, Anna, Austin, Silas, Lainey Beth, and 3 expected; a great great-grandchild, Allison; a brother, Pete Shore (Angeline) of Cooleemee; a cousin, Florence Owens; a special nephew, Joey Shore; special friends, Mae Turner and Debbie Hepler; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Bishops Bruce Harry and Don Whichard officiating. Burial will follow in Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9.

Memorials: Cooleemee Church of God, PO Box 357, Cooleemee, 27014.