Thursday, April 5, 2007

Helen Hoover Durlin Nichols, 82, of Rogers, Ark., formerly of Eureka Springs, Ark., passed away March 27, 2007.

She was born Oct. 15, 1924, in Monett, the daughter of Warren P. and Virginia Lee Lugenbeel Hoover.

She was preceded in death by her eldest son, Maurice E. "Ricky" Durlin, Jr. her parents, and four brothers, Warren P. Hoover Jr., Joseph Howard Hoover, Henry Foster Hoover, and James Archie Hoover, and also both husbands, Maurice Durlin and Charles Nichols.

Survivors include: two sons, George Michael Durlin and his wife, Sandy, of Garfield, Ark., David Durlin, of Rogers, Ark.; four sisters, Mary Morgan, of Seligman, Rita Alice Capps, Elizabeth "Betty" Huffman and Barbara "Bobbie" Loriaux, all of Rogers, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Saturday at Benton County Funeral Home Saturday.