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April 8, 1930-Dec. 7, 2013

WILSON -- Durrell Edward Ward, 83, Wilson, passed away Saturday.

A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday in Upper Black Creek Church Cemetery, Upper Black Creek Church Road, Lucama.

The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Joyner's Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, and other times, at 1408 Mercer St.

Durrell was retired from the United States Navy.

Durrell is survived by his daughters, Barbara Jean Braswell of Ohio, Marie Utley and partner, Patsy, of Bailey, Terri High and husband, Anthony, of Wilson, Zebbra Kriger and husband, Steve, of Wilson and Shanda Marie Shepherd of Wilson; his sons, James "Red" Price and wife, Patricia, of Alabama and Charles Edward Ward and wife, Lori, of Middlesex; 17 grandchildren; 10 great-children; his sister, Maxine Tyler of Florida; his longtime companion, Alma Wilkins of Princeton; and his granddogs, Zoey and Fifi.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Ward; his parents, Foy and Orene Ward; and his brother, Jerry Ward.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be directed to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675.

Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net.


Published in Obituaries on December 8, 2013 7:13 AM