Rosalie Cole Durio, 91, of Orange, passed away June 24, in Orange. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 28, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will precede the service starting at 1:00 PM.
Born in Kansas City, Mo, May 5, 1925, she was the daughter of Lee Hathaway and Nola Cole. Rosalie loved to dance; she loved music, camping and she dearly loved dogs. Rosalie also enjoyed going to McNeese State University to watch the baseball games.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husbands, Raymond Johnson, Wilson “Jelly” Guidry, Francis Durio and Joe Duffey.
She is survived by her children, Sandy Babin and husband Al of Montgomery, TX, Michael Johnson and wife Wanda of Orange, and Roy Johnson of Dallas; step-children, Judy Guidry Tregre and husband RJ of Bridge City, Farron Durio and wife Donna of Palacios, Belinda Durio Hill of Orange, Barry “Red” Wilkerson and wife Cindy, Earl Duhon and wife Betty of Mauriceville, Lynda Teal of Chicago, IL, Vena Teal Kourtney and Susan Denise Teal, both of Orange; grandchildren, Bridgette Babin Kennedy and husband Greg, Brett Babin and wife Allison, Karen Babin Coe and husband Courtney, Patricia Babin and husband Van Lawson, Daryl Babin and wife Debbie, Mark Watts and wife Kayla, Gary Watts and wife Jeanie, Tracy Johnson and husband Richard Norman, Brandon Johnson, Troy Johnson, Brian Tregre and wife Sheri, Heidi Tregre Coke and husband Rob, Amy Durio Trumble, Stacy Durio Ragusa, Kylie Durio, Trey Durio, Brandy Hill Quebedeaux, Jennifer Hill Yawn, Megan Hill LaChance and Robbie Hill and numerous great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Brandon Johnson, Troy Johnson, Ryan Johnson, Ty Johnson, Brian Tregre and Farron Durio. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Dillon and Charlie Caples.