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Tempie A. Durden-Jones

March 17, 1934 ~ March 15, 2019 (age 84)

Tempie Anita Durden Jones long time resident of Seattle and Indianapolis passed away March 15th 2019 just 2 days prior to her 85th birthday. She was born in Lufkin TX in 1934 and was brilliant and beautiful, a  beloved  mother, grandmother, friend and mentor to many.  Pre-deceased  by her parents Rev. Lewis M Durden and Rev. Vera (Hunter) Durden. Survived by her sister Janice Oden (William),  children Marcus Jones (Lori), Bruce Jones (Angela), Jon Jones (Cathy) and Millicent Jones-Smith (Walter) several grandchildren and great grandchildren. A memorial service to celebrate her life is Tuesday 3/26/19 at the New Beginnings Christian Fellowship church in Renton WA. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences online. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to PBS Public Television , NPR or other charity of your choice.

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