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Niza Kathryn Durfee

August 21, 1962 ~ August 22, 2023

Niza Kathryn Durfee of Fellsmere Florida was received into Heaven on August 22nd, 2023.

Niza was born in Charleston, West Virginia on August 21st, 1962. Mary Frances Smith was her mother. Niza was married to Timothy L. Durfee.

Niza was the foundation for her family. Niza to some and Nana to many. Niza was known for her kind, funny, creative, and extremely thoughtful nature. Niza brought all of us joy with her beautiful spirit.

Niza is survived by her loving husband Timothy L. Durfee and their children Brian Smith, Jennifer Smith, Jessica Smith, Aubrey Smith, Zach Durfee, Alainna Durfee, Sam Durfee, Jenny Durfee, Jason Durfee, Isabela Durfee, Joseph Durfee, Aliah Durfee, Jon Durfee and Timmy Durfee. Niza was preceded in death by her daughter April Dawn Smith and her mother Mary Frances Smith.

Niza had a deep connection to her faith and Central assembly of God as an active member.

Niza enjoyed fishing, the Florida Keys and taking great care of her 16 grandchildren Raegan Durfee, Grace Durfee, Maddie Durfee, Sophia Durfee, Zoe Durfee, Luke Durfee, Leo Durfee, Vanessa Reascos, Isaac Reascos, Amelia Smith, AJ Smith, Lilly Smith, Zoee Smith, Olivia Smith, Ripley Smith, and Kyrie Durfee. Nana will be missed more than words can explain.


jessica smith

August 25, 2023, 4:36 pm

A Celebration of Life will be held at Central assembly of God, September 2nd 2023 at 4pm.

Edwin and Priscilla Reascos

August 25, 2023, 4:59 pm

Our heart goes out to everyone during this difficult time. We love you and are praying God grants you peace.

William and Marie Rehbeck and family

August 25, 2023, 5:02 pm

Sympathy and love from the entire Rehbeck family.

Jessica Smith

August 25, 2023, 10:30 pm

Niza’s Celebration of Life will be held at Central assembly of God on September 2nd 2023 at 4pm.

Central assembly of God
6767 20th street
Vero Beach, Florida. 32966

Jennifer Smith

August 26, 2023, 5:45 am


Marla Zakany

August 26, 2023, 5:04 pm

I am so sorry to hear this! I know how much her grands loved her and how much she will be missed. Sending prayers for those she loved so much!

Charles and Dorothy Barkwell

August 29, 2023, 12:26 pm

May God strengthen you and your family Please accept our sincere sympathies for your great loss.Charles and Dorothy Barkwell

Kathleen Lair

August 30, 2023, 4:09 pm

I am so sorry to hear this. May God keep you in his peace.

Cindy CHAMBLEY Hamilton

September 2, 2023, 2:56 pm

We are so very sorry for your loss! Prayers for the family!

Jennifer (Hall) Sowa

September 14, 2023, 3:28 pm

Tim and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words. Niza was a beautiful person inside and out. Heaven has gained another Angel.

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