Boo Durant

Ms. Karen Marie “Boo” Durant, 72, of Union City passed away 4:47 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Karen was born Jan. 4, 1949, in Hyde Park, N.Y., daughter of the late Robert and Lauramarie (Styers) Elmendorf. She was member of Hitts Chapel Church in Piggott, Ark. Karen was a loving mother, Nan, fur mom and friend to many.
She is survived by three daughters, Billie Swatzell (Mike) of Tennessee, Laura Corter of Arkansas and Mary Mattix (Tim) of Tennessee; one son, Richard Durant (Anna) of Arkansas; eight grandchildren, Misty Corter of Arkansas, Brandon Mattix, Marina Mattix and Bethany Mattix, all of Tennessee, and Janna Poe (Josh), Scottie Corter (Mikel), Derrick Harris (Amanda) and Jessica Zimmerman (Mark), all of Arkansas; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pat Schmidt of Arkansas and Gloria Nivens of North Carolina; and three brothers, Eddie Elmendorf of North Carolina, Charlie Elmendorf of Arkansas and Billy Elmenforf of New York.
She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Scott Corter; three sisters; and one brother.
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Published 5.6.21

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  1. Maggie Sharpe on May 6, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    Love and miss you Aunt Boo.

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