Nettie Durham


Nettie Aleene Durham, 77, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in a local healthcare facility. She was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church and was a former employee of the South Pittsburg Knitting Mills. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Edith Thomasson; and brother, Campbell F. Thomasson. Survivors include her husband, Carl M. Durham; children, Terri (Steve) Perl, Kim Durham, Buddy (Stephanie) Durham and Chris (Mandy) Durham; grandchildren, Denson, Dru, Charly, Nora Aleene and Ryan; sisters, Lois Hardy and Kay Sartin; brothers, Leon Thomasson, Dewey Thomasson and Donnie Thomasson; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rev. Thomas Long officiating. To send online condolences visit In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Road, Ste 102, Chattanooga, TN 37421. The family will receive friends at 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today, Dec. 17, 2013, in the funeral home. Arrangements by Tate Funeral Home LLC, Jasper, Tenn., 423-942-9500.

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