Carolyn Jean ‘Little Deer’ Durvin

Carolyn Jean ‘Little Deer’ DurvinCarolyn Jean Durvin (AKA Little Deer) passed away on Sunday, Oct. 4 at Bakersfield Memorial hospital due to complications from cancer.

She was born on Nov. 21, 1953, in Mount Airy, N.C., to the late Eugene Clifford & Mallie May Emerson. She was preceded in death by her husband William Alan Durvin, her brother Buddy Ray Bowman, brother Jerry Donald Emerson and son Hank Joseph Martin.

She is survived by her son Marcus & his wife Jakki, her son Maximilian, and her daughter Lisa & her partner Victor. Along with her grandchildren Rick, Heidi, Destiny, Delia, Elizabeth, and her great-granddaughters Victoria and Emmaleigh. She also leaves to mourn her brother Robert Prine and her sister Peggy Higgins.

Services will be held at Holland & Lyons Mortuary on Oct. 17. Viewing 10-11 a.m. Service 11-noon, with burial directly following service. After, there will be a reception at Leroy Jackson Park from 1-3 p.m.

— Submitted by the family of Little Deer Durvin

Story First Published: 2020-10-16