Lotus Ellen Durham

June 18, 1950 ~ December 7, 2021 (age 71)


Lotus Ellen Durham, age 71 of Dayton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 18, 1950 in Mt. Sterling, KY, the daughter of the late Norman & Ruby (Hobbs) Collins. Mrs. Durham retired from Pitney Bowes in 1995.

Preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Harvey William Keith Durham on September 3, 2021, and by her brother Robert Dyer.

She is survived by her 3 sons Jason Durham (Beth), Kevin Durham (Denise), and Jerry Durham (Patty), 8 beautiful grandchildren Todd Sutton, Kayla Durham, Brandon Durham, Kristen Durham, Lucas Durham, Briana Moody, Nathanial Durham, and Avarie Durham, 2 sisters-in-law Barbara (Joe) Rotterman & Claretta Slaton, as well as other relatives and friends.

Private Funeral Services will be held. Burial Evergreen Cemetery. If so, desired memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton in Mrs. Durham’s memory.

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