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The Goldendale Sentinel - April 2, 1942

Funeral Rites Held Here for Mrs. I.J. Drury

"Funeral services for Mrs. I.J. Drury, 69, who died here Sunday following an extended illness, were held Tuesday afternoon from the Phillips chapel.

Mrs. Drury came to Goldendale with her husband and family in 1910 and had made her home in this vicinity since that time. Her husband, the late I.J. Drury, preceded her in death a few weeks ago.

She is survived by four sons, John, Everett and Monroe, all of Goldendale, and Cecil, of Toppenish; four daughters, Mrs. Dora Rude, of Maryhill; Mrs. Helen Wright, of Omak, Wash.; Mrs. Jessie Wondell, of Toppenish and Mrs. Hester Donofrio, of Seattle. Thirty grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two brothers and five sisters also survive.

Mrs. Drury was born in Cooks county, Ill., on August 6, 1872. She was married to Isaac J. Drury in Bethany, Mo., on August 7, 1890. For the past several years she has made her home in Goldendale where the Drury family operates the Home Auto Court. Since 1900 she had been a member of the Methodist church.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. P. Glenn Garner, of the Goldendale Baptist church. Interment was in the I.O.O.F. cemetery."

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