Jean Ann Durst, 73, of Cottageville, WV, passed away October 25, 2015, at her home following an extended illness.

She was born April 16, 1942, in Point Pleasant, WV, the daughter of the late Amadee Gerard and Era Eleanor (Lucydoo) Elliott.  In addition to her parents, her brothers, William Elliott and Charles Robert Elliott and a sister, Janice Young also preceded her in death.

Jean Ann was a retired custodian for the Jackson County Board of Education and spent most of her career at Cottageville Elementary School. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter #16 Cottageville, WV, and she enjoyed and taught line dancing, swimming, flower gardening, movies and roller-skating.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Joe Durst; sons, Randy Joe Durst (Kandy A.) of Cottageville, and Ronnie Lee Durst (Michelle Lea) of Mount Alto; grandchildren, Joshua Allen Durst, Dillon Keith Durst and Joseph Eudell Durst; brothers, James Edward Elliott and John Michael Elliott both of Point Pleasant, Richard Allen Elliott of Gallipolis, OH, and a sister, Joyce Lynn Terry of Point Pleasant.

Service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans, WV. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Committal service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, October 29, 2015, at Jackson County Memory Gardens Chapel,

Cottageville, WV.

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