Julia Kelley  Durst


Julia Kelley Durst, 90, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, S.C. A native of New Castle, Mrs. Durst was a daughter of the late Charles Vincent Kelley and Catherine Belle Robison Kelley.
She was a member of Saint Anne Catholic Church and attended Divine Savior Catholic Church.
She is survived by five children, Sally A. Durst, Frank J. Durst Jr. (Renee), Gloria J. Tomlin (Phillip), Thomas A. Durst (Barb), and Kathy M. Cook (Greg); seven grandchildren, Linda Campbell (Eric), Adam Durst (Denise), Sam Durst (Jen), Andy Durst, Amanda Tomlin (Nick), Theresa Tomlin, and Jennifer Whisonant (Chris); 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and very special friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Durst Sr.; brothers, Chuck Kelley, Vin Kelley, Harold Kelley, Francis Kelley, and Henry Kelley; sisters, Margaret Murphy, Kate Jenkins, Mary Catherine Kelley, and Sally Gall; and her granddaughter, Michelle Eddington.
The family would like to thank the staff at Harbor Chase of Rock Hill for their loving and professional care provided to their mother during her stay with them, as well as family and friends who traveled to be with her family and attend her service.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at Palmetto Funeral Home and Cremation Service Chapel in Fort Mill, S.C., with Father Fabio Refosco and Rev. Jeffery McWatters officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences can be left for the family at www.palmettofh.com.
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