Rootwalker--Obituary for Lemuel C. Durrett 07-18-1922

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Obituary for Lemuel C. DURRETT

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Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) obituary from the Robertson County Times, Springfield, Robertson Co., TN, dated Thursday 07/18/1922:

L. C. DURRETT Called by Death.

     Lemuel C. DURRETT, a prominent citizen of this county, passed away at his home near White House, Sunday evening about 7 o'clock.  Mr. DURRETT was one of the most prominent and active citizens of his community and of Robertson County, and a distinct loss is felt by all who knew him.  He was born in 1859, which made him about 63 years of age at the time of his death.  Mr. DURRETT had been a farmer all his life and was always prominent in public affairs.  He was a member of a widely known family, having numerous connections throughout this county.  Surviving him are his wife and seven children, two sons and five daughters.  They are Everett and Dwight DURRETT, Mrs. Ora ERWIN, Mrs. Ara SHOULDERS, Mrs. Eunice COVINGTON, Mrs. Lela RANDOLPH, and Miss Bennie DURRETT.  One daughter, Zula, died several years ago.   He also leaves a brother, John T. DURRETT, of this county.  Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock and were conducted by the Revs. Wilkinson and Woodall; burial followed at Pleasant Grove.

 

 

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