Funeral and Burial Services for Wife of E.D. Thurman to be Held Sunday

Mrs. Minerva Idell Thurman, 65 years of age, wife of E.D. Thurman, well known real estate operator, died at her home, 1501 Jefferson street, yesterday afternoon at 1:25 o'clock, following an illness of several weeks from heart complications.

Mrs. Thurman, was born on January 6, 1864, at Palma, and moved to Paducah with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Bougeno. In 1885 she was married to E.D. Thurman, to which union was born three sons and three daughters: Jess Thurman, Dezzra Thurman, and Dillard Thurman, Mrs. Russell Long, Mrs. S.P. Colthorp, and Miss Floss Thurman, all of Paducah. Also surviving Mrs. Thurman are several grandchildren, James Everett Long, Dorthy Anne Colthorp, Stephen Colthorp, Jr., Will Ed Colthorp and Phillis Thurman; one sister, Miss Shaffter, and two brothers, John and Henry Bougeno, besides a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock at the First Baptist church with the Reverend D.B. Clapp officiating. Interment will be in Oak Grove cemetery.

The pallbearers will be, active: S.T. Howard, O.R. Kidd, Luther Carson, Levi Chilton, Charles Gockel and Clarence Krug; honorary: Ed Bowers, Oscar Hank, Ed Hannan, D.H. Hughes, Charles Whittemore and W.H. Blackburn.

Source: William Coltharp. June 1, 1929. Unknown newspaper.