Elijah Paul Durrett, 92, of Elizabethtown, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
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He was preceded in death by his parents, John Franklin and Emily Strader Durrett; a brother, Tom Durrett; two sisters, Joyce Kurtz and Frances Givan; and a grandchild, Kendall Hornback.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys Durrett of Louisville; a son, Gary Durrett of Sonora; a daughter, Patricia (Barney) Hornback of Elizabethtown; a stepdaughter, Sandra Cardinali of Louisville; three grandchildren, Missy Hornback, Marlena Burkhead and William Burger; four great-grandchildren, Jacob Burkhead, Harlee Griggers, Lex Burkhead and Allison Burger; and a stepgreat-grandchild, Lisa Cardinali.
The funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with Brother Elbert Peters officiating. Burial follows in Valley Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. today and continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Manakee Funeral Home
2098 Leitchfield Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Aug. 21, 2014