Macon County Chronicle

Durell Minchey, 81

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His family and friends served as pallbearers. Durell was born Friday, April 19, 1929 in Jackson County, TN, the son of the late Milford C. and Martha (Anderson) Minchey. On June 15, 1957 he married the former Betty Jean Jones, who prededed him in death August 12, 2008.  In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles, Truman, Ray and Bill Minchey. He was a contractor and a member of the Johnson St. Church of Christ. Survivors include: son, Dr. David Minchey of Greenville, TX, sisters, Mary Binion of Madison , TN, Juanita Ramsey of South Carolina, brother, Elem Minchey of Hendersonville, TN, sisters-in-law, Madeline (Hugh D.) Clark of Willette Community, Louise Huffines of Nashville, TN, Ellen (Jack) Gulley of Red Boiling Springs, TN, brothers-in-law, William “Bill” (Phyllis) Jones of Old Hickory, TN, Bobby (Carolyn) Jones, Kenneth Jones and Paul (Josephine) Jones all of Red Boiling Springs, TN. There will be Military Honors at Jenkins Cemetery for Durell Minchey