Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Shannon Durham, 77, Yosemite, in Casey County, KY,

Shannon Durham, of Yosemite, in Casey County, KY, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at his residence. He was 77.

The funeral service will be held at 12noonCT/1pmCT on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Luttrell and Bro. Steve Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Lewis Foster, Bruce Merritt, Jason Lamb, Jason Bastin, Phillip Passmore, Ryan Durham and Clayton Palmer. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.

Born on April 14, 1942, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Coker and Marie Goforth Durham. Shannon was a farmer and retired from American Greetings. He was a member of House of Prayer Pentecostal Church. He loved fox and rabbit hunting. Shannon was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

Shannon is survived by his wife, Nila Dean Foster Durham, who he wed on March 10, 1965; a daughter, Kristie Michelle (Jason) Lamb of Junction City; a son, Timothy Ray (Angela) Durham of Yosemite; and six grandchildren, Drew, Chayse, Arin, Gracie, Jonas and Morgan. Other survivors include two great-grandchildren, Ian and Ayden.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Deva Vance; and two brothers, Noel Kenneth Durham and Edward Lewis Durham.

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2019-10-14 14:55:38
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.