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Jane (Mohr) Durham

May 19, 1933 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Jane Durham Obituary

Jane Durham, 90, a resident of Wynne, went to be with her Lord, Sunday, February 11, 2024, in Jonesboro. She was born, May 19, 1933, in Wynne, the daughter of Arthur and Frances Hess Mohr. Jane married Mr. Walter L Durham on January 9, 1954.

Mrs. Durham graduated from Holy Angels Academy in Jonesboro before marrying and moving to Illinois, where she started her own business, “House of Draperies”, making drapes for many famous people. She was an excellent seamstress, sewing wedding dresses for many brides amongst other items.  Jane and Walter moved back to Wynne in 1990, after retiring and she became a devoted member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed square dancing, camping, bowling, playing bunko and online shopping.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter: Cathy Durham, three brothers: Phillip Mohr, Fred Mohr, Vincent Mohr and his wife: Viola.

Survivors include: one son: Ralph Durham and wife Debbie of Mundelein, Illinois, one daughter: Karen McPherson and husband John of Goodyear, Arizona, two brothers: Frank Mohr and wife Margie of Wynne, Jack Mohr and wife Barbara of Orland Park, Illinois, two sisters: Anna Williams and husband David of North Carolina, Judy Reillo and husband Chu of Florida, two sisters-in-law: Barbara Mohr of Tinley Park, Illinois, Polly Mohr of Wynne and Emily Adams, who was like a granddaughter to Wally and Jane.

Visitation will be held Saturday, February 17, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Wynne from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m., a memorial mass will immediately follow. Burial will be at a later date in the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Libertyville, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to: Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, 1148 E. Matthews, Jonesboro, AR 72401

Cross County Funeral Service & Crematory is honored with handling the memorial service for Jane.  870-587-0565

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February 17, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Peter's Catholic Church
1695 Falls Blvd
Wynne, AR 72396

Memorial Mass
February 17, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Peter's Catholic Church
1695 Falls Blvd
Wynne, AR 72396


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