Duretta Ann Bearden, 56 of Vernon, died on Monday, July 11, 2016, in Vernon. Services will be held on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 11 a.m., at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Curt Rutledge officiating. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Bearden was born Thursday, July 30, 1959 in San Gabriel, Calif. She was the daughter of the late Orval Lee Meador and the late Lois Janet McLendon Meador. She married Elton Bearden on May 30, 2009 in Wichita County. She was a home health aide and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Elton Bearden of Vernon; two sons, Jeremiah Cole of Manson, N.D. and Russell McCurley of Vernon; three daughters, Brianna Lamore of Glendale, Utah, Brynn Savadori of Sandy, Utah, and Cally Wade of Moapa, Nev.; three brothers, David Kerr of Washington, Shorty Kerr of Tacoma, Wash., and Wesley Meador of Cordele, Ga.; six sisters, Janet Cagle of Covina, Calif., Angie Wenzel of Morton, Texas, Cathy Ladridos of Las Vegas, Nev., Jessica Lynch of Morton, Texas, Kelly Salas of Wichita Falls, and Elizabeth Spears of Wichita Falls; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to VFW Ladies Auxiliary or a favorite charity.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.