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Date published: 8/14/2013

Alberta Durrett

Magdalene Alberta Durrett, 86, of Spotsylvania County, formerly of Caroline County, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Bowling Green Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Alberta was born Sept. 6, 1926, to the late Amanda Nelson Burruss and Odell Oakley Burruss. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Addison Durrett; and son James Odell Durrett.

She is survived by son Warren Durrett and his wife, Shirley; daughters Gwen Durrett, Risa Durrett andValarie Carawan and daughter-in-law Linda Durrett; grandchildren Angela Cecil (Frank), Karen Mayo (Mike), Kenny Durrett, Lisa Stevens, Kristen Booth (Ross), April Finney and Charles Carawan; great-grandchildren Colton and Gavin Cecil, Hannah and Abigail Mayo, Sydney and Owen Wright, Rett and Charlotte Booth and Maddison Hodges.

She enjoyed a truly successful career as a retail, medical and engineering secretary. She retired from FMC in Fredericksburg. Alberta was a charter member of Cardinal Baptist Church.

The family deeply appreciates the lifelong friendship and support of Edith Walsh and Frances Reamy.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Cardinal Baptist Church, Ruther Glen, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cardinal Baptist Church, 25050 Ruther Glen Road, Ruther Glen, VA 22546.

Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.