Billie Kate Duren

Billie Kate Duren age 80 of Clarksville, passed away Friday, October 2, 2009, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas

Mrs. Duren was born August 30, 1929, in Titus County to Arthur and Ethel Kelley Amerson. She worked along with her husband Travis “Buddy” Duren at Duren Realty. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Her husband, Travis “Buddy” Duren; son, Blake Duren; daughter Amy Duren Richey; grandson, Brody Duren; and sister, Anna Laura Amerson all preceded her in death.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 5, 2009, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Ed Dodson and Rev. Mark Gossett officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home

Honorary Pallbearers are Larry Stratton, Ernest Witmer, Billy Mauldin, Alan Bean, David Bean, Floyd Marshall, Olen Douglas, Darald Kuhlengel.

Survivors include two sons, Nick Duren of Dallas and Brent Duren and wife Nancy of Corsicana; grandchildren, Jeff Duren and wife Cristi, Mikel Duren and wife Ella, Brena Burgan and husband Kevin, Coby Duren, Heath Richey, Colt Richey, Reagan Richey and Zachary Duren ; great grandchildren, Austin Duren , Karli Duren, Abbi Duren, Cole Duren, Cody Duren, Jared Duren, Luke Duren, Hunter Richey, Landry Richey, Cooper Richey and Tate Richey.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 501 S. Walnut, Clarksville, Texas 75426 or the American Diabetes Association 4425 W. Airport Freeway, Suite 130, Irving, Texas 75062