Irene Durham's Story
Irene Durham Jones, 96, of London, Ky., widow of Shade L. Jones, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at her residence.
She leaves behind one sister, Anna Lee Smith; nieces and nephews, Larry Jones of Menomonie, Wisc., Wayne Parrott of London, Vickie Arnold, Sherry Webb, and Mike Smith, all of Mt. Vernon, Ky.; plus a host of great nieces, nephews and other family and friends to mourn her passing.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Shade L. Jones; parents, Matt and Maggie Durham and two sisters, Lucille Parrott and Imogene Jones.
She was a retired first grade teacher with Bush school, having taught thousands of students throughout her career in the dedication of education; a member of Lick Fork Baptist Church and was loved and adored by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed.
The family will receive friends after 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at House-Rawlings Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Irene Durham Jones will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Gary Kirby officiating.
Burial will follow in the Rough Creek Cemetery.
Published on August 30, 2016