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Ruth E. Durst
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • Posted March 15, 2013

Ruth E. Durst, age 83 of Kerrville, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013, in a local care center. She was born November 25, 1929 in Harper, TX to James and Cora Lee (Rogers) Custer.

On May 30, 1947, she married Lewis William Durst in Mason, TX. He preceded her in death on May 31, 2008.

Ruth was an abstractor for over 30 years.

She is survived by sons, Dusty Durst and wife, Brenda of Llano, Roger Durst and wife, Marcia of Kerrville, and Jimmy Durst of Kerrville; sister, Bonnie Whitley and husband, Tom of Kerrville; grandchildren, Marsha Porter and husband, Jess of Dublin, Captain Dustin Durst and wife, Veronica of Alexandria, VA, Brandon Durst of Kerrville, Eric Durst of Kerrville, Travis Allen and wife, Dawna of Dallas, and Troy Allen of Llano; great grandchildren, Blake Porter, Camry Porter, and Keylee Porter of Dublin, Carson Durst and Ryan Durst of Alexandria, VA; niece, JoAnn Volbrecht and husband, Frank of Schertz; and nephew, Bill Walker.

Visitation was held Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 5-7 PM at Grimes Funeral Chapels. Services were held Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 10 AM at Grimes Funeral Chapels, officiated by Don Bailey. Interment followed at Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jarrod Hamil, Tom Myers, Tom Whitley, Craig Leslie, Eric Ashley, and Matt Sletten. Honorary pallbearers were Dub Haney, Don Voelkel, and Lee Voelkel.

Memorials may be made to Dietert Senior Center. The family invites you to send condolences at by selecting the "Send Condolences" link.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.

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