John Calvin Durden

February 10, 1939 - July 31, 2008

John Calvin Durden

February 10, 1939 - July 31, 2008


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Buying flowers from us ensures that your order will be fulfilled through working with a network florists that are trusted by local funeral homes and recognized partners of the funeral industry. A customized message, along with a photo of your selected arrangement will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender. This allows you the opportunity to choose a different product to ensure the family has a beautiful and unique selection of unique floral arrangements.

The price of these selections also includes the funeral home’s care of the flowers after the funeral and the delivery to the family or facility of choice where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.

Memorial Candles

A Perpetual Tribute

The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.

Memorial Trees

Circle of Life

In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

Sympathy Cards

A Thoughtful Gesture

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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.

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A Helping Hand

The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

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Obituary for John Calvin Durden

J. Calvin Durden, 69, of Moody passed away on July 31, 2008. He was a member of Moody Lions Club; Alabama Sheriff's Boys Ranch, Pell City Campus and Southeastern Diabetes Education Services. He retired from Tractor and Equipment Co. after 42 years of service. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 8 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home. Chapel services will be held on Saturday August 9 at 2PM with burial in Jefferson Memorial Gardens East. Survivors include his wife, Eva M. Durden of Moody; three daughters, Kim Overbey (Jon) of Springville, Anita Durden and Kathy Cunningham both of Slidell, LA; and one son, Scott Durden (Melody)of Moody ,AL; one sister, Emily Smith of Pell City, AL and one brother, Carl Durden (Carolyn) of Pell City, AL; two grandchildren, Valerie Huver and Aaron Durden. In lieu of flowers make donations to the Alabama Sheriffs Ranch, St Clair Campus or the Southeastern Diabetes Education Services. Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing.

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