Joseph Leon Durham, age 97, of Blountstown passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2010 in Blountstown. He was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County and a 1933 graduate of Blountstown High School. He was a retired pulpwood dealer and tree farmer, a founding member of Blountstown Rotary Club, and a member of Blountstown First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Flanders Durham; his parents, Jim and Beulah (Williams) Durham; and sisters, Lois Fowler, Louise Shuler, and Annie Ruth Young.
He is survived by two daughters, Hester Leonard and her husband, Hayes and Brenda Seay and her husband, Lynwood, all of Blountstown; grandchildren, Joe and Mike Leonard and Steven and Jeffery Seay; great-grandchildren, Daniel, David, William, Michael, and J. P. Leonard; and a sister, Alice Layne of Blountstown.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 9, 2010 at Blountstown First Baptist Church with Reverend David Throckmorton officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity.
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Friday, July 9th, 2010 10:00am
First Baptist Church of Blountstown
Blountstown, FL 32424