Joan Carlena Durbin, 74, Fishersburg, Ind., died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She was born on July 9, 1939, in Ashville, N. C., to Lawrence and Lavenia (Long) Lyda.
She is survived by two children, Debbie Birge of Fishersburg and Glenn (wife, Cheryl) Birge of Noblesville; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Tippett; her best friend, Tammy Birge and son, Nate Gettins of Noblesville; and two nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Murray Durbin; one great-grandson; and three sisters, Martha, Sandy, and Rhonda.
Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville with Pastor Stephen Passmore officiated.
Memorial contributions may be made to Madison County Humane Society, 2219 Crystal Street, Anderson, Indiana 46012.
Online condolences: www.hersbergerfuneralhome.com