Claudell Eastep Durkee age 87, passed away peacefully January 24, 2021 due to bone cancer and kidney disease. A great Woman, Mother, Grandmother, Great and Great-Great Grandmother. Born 1933 in Swain, Arkansas to the late Mack and Nancy Eastep.
Dell was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them. She especially loved her role as Grandma. She had a vivacious personality and always made people around her laugh. She simply had the ability to make friends wherever she went.
Memorial Services for close friends and family will be held om February 6, 2021 at Sandflat Baptist Church in Cleburne, Texas at 2pm.
Dell is survived by two sisters Virginia and Jewel, 5 children Paul, Goldia, Billy, Annie and Mary. She is preceded in death by husband Charlie Durkee, son Steve Brooks, 2 brothers Wesley and Joe, and 3 sisters Pauline, Geneva, and Alma. She leaves behind many grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren along with many other family and friends that will dearly miss her.
In Dell’s memory…. The last time I saw you, you held your head up proud. I smiled inside because you always stood out in a crowd. You’re such a part of who I am, now that part will just be void and no matter how much I need you now. Heaven needs you more. We miss you mom.