Gloria Jean Durbin 1944-2020

     Gloria J. Durbin, 76, of Decatur, Illinois Passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 in Prairie Creek Village, Decatur.

     Services will be held Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11:00 am at Antioch Christian Church with Pastor Steve DeVore officiating. Visitation will be one hour before at the church. Burial will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Antioch Christian Church or the American Cancer Society. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service & Care is in charge of arrangements. Please sign the family guestbook at

     Gloria was born in February of 1944 at home in rural Christian County near Moweaqua, Illinois, the daughter of Floyd G. and Evelyn M. Dial. She graduated from Moweaqua High School in 1962 and later attended Richland Community College, graduating with an Associate’s Degree in 2001. She worked at Federal Mutual Insurance Co., Myers Industries, and retired from Illinois Power after 26 years of service. Gloria was a member of Antioch Christian Church and spent many hours researching the church’s 161 years of history. She was also a member of the Fairlane Club of America.

     She married Elton Holsted in October of 1963. He preceded her in May of 1988. Later she married Denny L. Durbin in September of 1990. Gloria is survived by her husband, Denny L. of Decatur; stepson Dennis L. (Tammy) Durbin of Peoria, Illinois; step-grandsons Doug (Casie) Bailey of Metamora, Illinois, Steven (Rebecca) Durbin of Houston, Texas, and Scott Durbin of Pensacola, Florida; and four step-great grand children. Also surviving are 13 nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her parents, brothers: Jack Dial, James Dial, Bill Dial; sister: Mary C. Hudson; and stepson, Todd Durbin.

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