Pecan Grove Cemetery Obits

Collin Co. Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by  Elaine Nall Bay and Patricia Nall

Greenville Herald Banner
Tuesday, August 16, 2006
ALLEN ó Ernest Duran, 48, of Weatherford died Aug. 11, 2006, in Weatherford.  He was born Dec. 21, 1957, in Frederick, Okla., to Joe and Elisa (Garcia) Duran. On Jan. 15, 1977, he married Brenda Sperry in McKinney.  
Mr. Duran earned an MBA from East Texas State University and was the director of Human Resources for Lockheed Martin. He was also on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries in Fort Worth and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an active member of the St. Stephens Catholic Church in Weatherford.   Mr. Duran was a loving husband, father, son and brother who will be greatly missed.   He is survived by his wife, Brenda Duran; sons Danny Duran and wife Jessica and Micah Duran, all of Weatherford; a granddaughter, Elaina Duran of Weatherford; mother of Colbert, Okla.; a brother, Eloy Duran of Colbert, Okla.; sisters Erlinda Barnett and Erminia Cantu, both of Colbert, and Yolanda Gann of Denison; and numerous other loving relatives and many friends.  His father preceded him in death.   A mass of Christian burial is scheduled at 11 a.m. today at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in McKinney with Father Steven Bierschenk officiating. Interment follows at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney.   Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home of Allen is in charge of arrangements.  To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit