John Sharp Durr

Published 12:09 pm Friday, April 24, 2015

Funerals services for Mr. John Sharp Durr, age 76, of Collins, were held on April 11, 2015, at Rocky Valley MB Church, Collins. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pastor Andrew Keys officiated. Reeves Funeral Home of Mt. Olive was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Durr passed away on April 5 at the Covington County Hospital, Collins.

Active pallbearers were Mitchell Leggett, Christopher Barnes, Paul Durr, Clifton Durr, Steve Durr, Bill Brooks, Cedrick Durr, and Kopedin Durr.

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Honorary pallbearers were John Durr, Timothy Durr, Vincent Durr, Clifton Thompson, Kendrious Crosby, Steven Thompson, Quayshawn Durr, Manolitto Leggett, and Dwayne Hathorne.

Mr. Durr was a graduate of Magee High School and worked for many years with the funeral service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ike and Eula Mae Durr; his wife, Arizilla; brothers and sisters.

Survivors include five daughters, Angela (Hollie) Bennett,Teresa Durr, Natasha Durr, all of Collins, Sandra Beasley, Debra Benson, both of Gulfport; four sons, Vincent (Carlee) Durr, Bassfield, John Durr, Russell Brooks, and Timothy Durr, all of Collins; six sisters, Roberta Durr, Della R. Durr, Etta Newsome, Jessie Durr, all of Magee, Willie Jewel Young, Allene Hathorn, both of Prentiss; two brothers, Jamie Durr, Lee Durr, both of Mendenhall; 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; an uncle; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, friends; and a special friend, James Bank.