John Calvin Durden
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John Calvin Durden

February 10, 1939 - July 31, 2008

John Calvin Durden

February 10, 1939 - July 31, 2008


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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.

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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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