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DUREA, JennieFuneral services for Mrs. Jennie Durea, 54 years old, who died at her home, 1936? Third avenue, Tuesday morning at 9:39 o'clock, will be held at the Steele Funeral Home this morning at 10 o'clock. Interment will be made in Spring Hill cemetery. Mrs. Durea, who was well known here and throughout the county, died after an illness of many months. She is survived by her husband, M. A. Durea and five children, Mervin, of Columbus, O., and Edwin, Charles, Blanche and Maxine of Huntington, and two sisters and two brothers. -The Herald-Dispatch, Thursday, July 31, 1924

DURTON, Eugene
FALL PROVES FATAL
TO NICKEL COMPANY
EMPLOYE AT PLANT
   A fractured skull suffered Saturday morning in an 11 foot fall from a crane at the International Nickel Co., resulted in the death early yesterday morning in a Huntington hospital, of Eugene Durton (Dirton), 42 years old, of Barboursville.
   Funeral services will be held this afternoon from the residence; at 2 o’clock. Rev. Pennybacker will officiate. Burial will take place at Oaklawn cemetery. He is a member of the Junior O.U.A.M. N.O 190 and the I.O.O.F. No 80.
   Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Essil Durton (Essie Dirton) five children, Freeman, Allene, Pauline, Shirley and Gene Durton; his mother Mrs. Frances Beach, of Huntington and three sisters, Mrs. Eva Shaw, of Huntington, Mrs. Lola Hall of Columbus Ohio, and Mrs. Maude Mays of Martinsville, Kentucky.
   Pall bears will be James Brady, Sam Luster, Charles Mays, Lacy Anderson, Lee Jones and Lyle Clay. -The Herald-Dispatch, Tuesday, June 25, 1929, pg. 7
Note: Corrections for errors are inside brackets. Submitted by Martha Rehm, 24 Nov 2007


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