DURHAM was born on 23 Apr 1928 in Tazewell County, Virginia.146,239 She
died on 25 Nov 2012 in Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia. Ernestine
Durham Hoops Burress
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
BLUEFIELD, Va. Ernestine Durham Hoops Burress, 83, of 1701 Lee Avenue,
Bluefield, Va., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at her home. She was born in Tazewell
County, Va. and was a daughter of the late William Pierce Durham and Dora Lee
Patton Durham. She was retired from General Telephone Company after 44 years
of service and was a member of the Bailey United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Andrew
Jackson Hoops; and a sister, Rebecca (Dewey) Roach.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Burress; son, Jack Hoops and wife, Carolyn,
of Bluefield, Va.; daughter, Dianna Hoops Yost of Bluefield, W.Va.; stepsons,
Jack Alvin Burress and wife, Shelly, of Ohio, Darwin Burress and wife, Joann,
of New York; brother, Bill Durham of Bluefield, Va.; three grandsons, Shane Yost
and wife, Missy, of Bluefield, Va., Billy Hoops and wife, Lisa, of Springville,
Va., Brandon Hoops and wife, Stephanie, of Bluefield, Va.; step-grandchildren,
Bryan Burress and Adrienne Mancundus; eight great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dudley
Memorial Chapel in Bluefield, Va. with the Rev. Steve Aker officiating. Burial
will follow in the Grandview Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Shane Yost,
Bill Dudley, Billy Hoops, Brandon Hoops, Billy Roach and Leonard Burress.
Friends may visit with the family today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Total Home Care and Hospice, 106
Westwood Commons, Bluefield, VA 24605.
Dudley Memorial Mortuary in Bluefield, Va. is serving the Ernestine Durham Hoops
Worked for the Bluefield Telephone Company for many years.
and Andrew Jackson "Jack" HOOPS were married on 3 Sep 1948 in Tazewell County,
Virginia. Andrew Jackson "Jack" HOOPS
(son of Thomas Ed HOOPS and Flora KIRK) was born on 17 Aug 1927 in Tazewell County,
Virginia. He died Heart Attack on 26 Jul 1988 in Tazewell County,
Virginia. Andrew Jackson "Jack" Hoops was a truck driver
and attended school
through th 8th grade. Earnestine DURHAM and Andrew Jackson "Jack"
HOOPS had the following children:
DURHAM and Jack BURRESS were married in Sep 1994.