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Esther COOMBS

Female 1910 - 2007  (96 years)


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  • Name Esther COOMBS 
    Born 12 Jul 1910  Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 08 Jul 2007  Notom, Wayne, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 14 Jul 2007  Bicknell Cemetery, Bicknell, Wayne, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13627  Pioneer Ancestry
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2007 

    Father Leslie McLean Coombs,   b. 16 Oct 1882, Payson, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1917, Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ellis Day,   b. 1 Mar 1883, Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1981, Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 02 Jun 1909  Manti, Sanpete, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24582738  Group Sheet

    Family Joseph Golden DURFEY,   b. 07 Sep 1909, Thurber, Wayne, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 2000, Bicknell, Wayne, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 27 May 1937  Fairview, Sanpete, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. J.M. DURFEY
     2. K.A. DURFEY
     3. R. DURFEY
    Family ID F24582740  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1920 U.S. Census
    1920 U.S. Census
    COOMBS: Ellis, Esther, Dora, Leslie, Gladys
    1930 U.S. Census
    1930 U.S. Census
    COOMBS: Ellis, Esther, Dora, Leslie

  • Sources 
    1. [S229] Obituary, Deseret News, The (Salt Lake City, UT), 12 Jul 2007.
      BICKNELL/NOTOM, UTAH - An example of living life with hope and optimism; our mother, grandmother and friend, Esther Coombs Durfey, died July 8, 2007 at Notom, Utah at the age of 96 years and 361 days. She was born on July 12, 1910 in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, the oldest of four children born to Leslie McLean and Sarah Ellis Day Coombs. She was reared in Fairview, Utah. On May 27, 1937, she married Joseph Golden Durfey in Fariview, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple, May 11, 1938. She is survived by her children: McLean and Judy Durfey; Keith and Kay Durfey; Roma and Chad Roderick, all of Notom; 12 grandchildren and 31 great-grand-children. She is preceded in death by her husband, Golden Durfey, two sisters: Gladys Coombs and Dora Jacobs; a brother, Leslie Coombs and one granddaughter, Julie Anne Durfey. Funeral services will be Sat.,, July 14, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. in the Thurber LDS Ward Chapel in Bicknell, where friends may come for viewing Saturday morning from 11:00-12:30 prior to the services. Burial will be in the Bicknell Cemetery. On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com