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DRURY, James JAMES KENNETH DRURY James Kenneth Drury, age 89 of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013. He was born in Nashville, TN, the son of the late Harry T. Drury, Sr., and Louise McAdam Drury. Jim was an army veteran of WWII, serving in the infantry. A member of Clairmont Hills Baptist Church for many years, he served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and Building Committee member. He studied architecture and engineering at Georgia Tech and worked for John Portman & Associates for several decades. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his daughter Beth Franco. He is survived by his wife Lois Bailey Drury of Decatur; his daughters Jan Cox of Atlanta and Clare Hudson of Fort Mill, SC; his sister Helen Page of Somerville, KY; his brother Harry T. Drury, Jr., of Franklin, TN; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 26th, at three o'clock at Clairmont Hills Baptist Church with Rev. Fred Pitts and Rev. Larry Burgess officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clairmont Hills Baptist Church. Please visit our online tribute to Mr. Drury at http://www.floralhillsfuneral.com/. Arrangements by Floral Hills Funeral Home in Tucker.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 24, 2013
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