Gabrielle Paige Durham’s light became eternal on Friday, June 14, 2019 in Miami, Oklahoma. Gabbie was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on December 5, 2000 to Carol Ann DeMond and Micheal Durham. Gabbie graduated from Miami High School with the Class of 2019; she was the Co-President of the Art Club. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Miami, Oklahoma. She loved life, her family, her friends and her pets. She enjoyed photography, concerts, her fashion was quite trendsetting! Miss Durham was a member of the Wyandotte Nation and worked in the summer Intern Program. She was currently working at the Bearskin Fitness Center. She enjoyed traveling; there wasn’t an ocean she didn’t want to splash in. She traveled with her mother, uma and aunt. Her mother Carol says, “She can see the world like no one else”. Gabbie would want you all to, “ be the good in the world, see the world”.
Those left to share Gabrielle’s memory are her mother Carol Ann (Kyser) DeMond and her husband Derek of Miami, Oklahoma, her father Micheal Durham and his wife Ashley, her two brothers Clifford DeMond and Hunter DeMond both of Fairland, Oklahoma her maternal grandmother Sarah Kyser of Miami, Oklahoma and her step grandfather Geoff Kyser and her paternal grandmother Pat Durham of Jay, Oklahoma. Gabbie leaves behind many friends and loved ones who will miss her dearly.
Visitation will be on Monday, June 17, 2019 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the First Baptist Church’s Chapel in Miami, Oklahoma.
There will be a Celebration of Life at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Miami, Oklahoma with Reverend Rick Longcrier officiating.
Casketbearers will be Clifford DeMond, Hunter DeMond, Paul Keefer and Mike West
If anyone wishes to make a memorial contribution, the family has asked that those be made to the Rachel Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund. Contributions can be made at People’s Bank in Seneca, MO.
Friends and family may send Gabbie’s family notes and videos of encouragement by viewing Gabbie’s Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com