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Willie Lee Duren
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  • Northbridge Baptist Church
    1160 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
    Charleston, SC 29407

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“Greatly saddened to hear of Willie's passing. She was a mentor to me when I first started my career in fire prevention in the early 1980's and I've...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Thomas Darling - Durham, NC

“Sad! I knew the Ross family from Stearns Ky, Loved and dated her brother Johnny when we were young. Willie has many Ross cousins here in McCreary Co....Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“So saddened to read this news....I so enjoyed every moment of her visits to the doctor's office! She was a wonderful lady! With love and sympathy...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Marcie Daniels - Summerville, SC

“Willie was such a special person to me.She shared much kindness and showed much love to me.Over the years she gave me craft projects that she made...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“We all loved Willie and appreciate the many years she worked in the nursery at Pinecrest. She loved on Darrell and Michael and they loved her to...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. Willie worked with my Uncle Mickey, M. D. Kennedy, Jr., at the St. Andrew's Fire Department. My mother was, Juanita...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Carolyn Watts - St. Stephen, SC

Willie Lee Duren Willie Lee Duren, 87, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Henry Jackson Duren entered into eternal rest Friday, March 3, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 6, 2017 in Pinecrest Baptist Church, 1285 Ashley Hall Road, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Sunday in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Willie was born October 19, 1929 in Stearns, Kentucky, daughter of the late Matthew Ross and Georgia Cox Ross. She was a retired South Carolina State Fire Marshall Assistant. Willie was a member of Northbridge Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Watters Allen of Charleston, SC, two granddaughters, Ashley Heather Maxwell, Apsley Brooke Allen both of Charleston, SC; great-grandson, Jackson Dwight Maxwell; two step-grandchildren, Haley Desirae Maxwell, Jesse Newton Maxwell, III. She is predeceased by a son, Roger Allen Watters.

Memorials may be made to Northbridge Baptist Church, 1160 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. Charleston, SC 29407.

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