Durward “Jeff” Jeffries

Published 5:26 pm Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Durward “Jeff” Jeffries


Durward Lynn “Jeff” Jeffries, 90, of Stanford passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Born on April 8, 1929 in Lincoln County, he was the son of the late E.C. and Rowena Green Jeffries. 

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He served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and was a Korean War Veteran. He was manager for United Service Auto Parts for 22 years before owning and operating Jeff’s Auto Parts in Danville for 17 years. He was a member of Stanford United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wives, Ruby Carter Jeffries and Anna Lee Mercer Jeffries, and 2 infant sons. 

He is survived by his son, Bob (Andrea) Jeffries of Stanford; 2 grandchildren: Holly (Tommy) Tapscott of London and Emily Slyh of Lexington; 4 great-grandchildren, Jacob and Hannah Tapscott and Camille and Carter Slyh; and a special friend, Ann Abell Jackson, of Stanford. 

Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home by Bro. Ernest Martin and Bro. Jeff Bramel. Burial with Military Honors will be in Buffalo Springs Cemetery following the service. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Pallbearers are Fred Reichenbach, Randy Napier, Charlie Easterly, Tommy Tapscott, Jacob Tapscott, and Eddie Sharp. Honorary pallbearers are Eddie Carter, Powell Martin, Gabe Gabriel, and Ella Mae Curlis. Guestbook is available at www.wlpruitt.com.