Elizabeth Anne Durham

January 12, 1944November 22, 2018

Elizabeth Anne Durham of Bowie, Maryland passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018. Liz, as she was known to most, died of coronary heart disease, at PG County Hospital in Cheverly, Maryland.

Liz was born January 12, 1944, in Washington DC, daughter of Berry and Jean Boynton, sister to Joseph Boynton. Graduated from High Point High School in 1962.

Survived by her husband of 52 years, Estill “Duke” Durham; they married November 12, 1966 in Arlington, Virginia. Also survived by son John “Duke” Durham and wife Allison Durham of Katy, Texas, her son Jesse Durham of Bowie, Maryland, her daughter Elizabeth Ann Durham of Bowie, Maryland and grandson, Zachary Durham of Bowie, Maryland.

Liz, remembered for both her 40-year career in daycare raising hundreds of local neighborhood kids, and for always putting her kids first, giving them the best of everything. She loved watching Redskin football with her family, fund raising with Boy Scout Troop 1283, vacationing in Ocean City and had a passion for reading.

In honor of Liz Durham, the family will hold a small gathering at the family house on Winding Lane on Saturday, December 1st from 12pm-4pm.


  • Memorial Gathering Saturday, December 1, 2018

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