Louisville: Helen W. Durnil, age 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April

13, 2016 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born

September 11, 1925 in Louisville, Kentucky to Allen B. and Lucy (Butler) Wood.

Her father was the Port Captain of Louisville during the 1950’s.

Helen leaves behind her loving husband of 70 years, Robert Durnil, and one son,

Michael W. (Glenda) Durnil of Louisville, Kentucky, and five grandchildren and six

great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one son Martin L. Durnil.

Helen was a retired nurse and worked at a private practice doctor’s office in the

Fern Creek area. She was a member of Midway Christian Church in Midway,


Her many interests included a love of reading, spending time with her family,

knitting and crocheting. She was a skilled seamstress and had worked part time in


Cremation was chosen and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Services were in the care of Love Funeral Home in Palmyra, Indiana