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Eugene E. "Blue Jay" Thery

Eugene Thery
Of Benton Died
At Age 52

Eugene E. "Blue Jay" Thery, 52, of Benton, died at 1:30 a.m. Sept. 22, 1993 
at this home. He was a coal miner.

He was born Aug. 1, 1941 at Glen White, W. Va., a son Eugene Louis and 
Marguerite (Fievet) Thery.  On Nov. 4, 1967 at Christopher, he married 
Ada Jean Darrough, who survives.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the Brayfield Funeral home in Sesser, 
with the Rev. Michael Sanders officiating.  Burial will be in the Old Baptist Cemetery, 
north of Sesser.  Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

He was a member of the Greenwood United Methodist Church and the United Mine Workers 
of America.

Mr. Thery is survived by his wife; two sons, Louis Eugene Thery of Coello and 
David Matthew Thery of Bonnie; one brother, Louis Jules Thery of Coello; one 
niece and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.







Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Sept. 22, 1993
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans



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