Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Emmett Sanford Duren of Commerce, GA age 90 who passed away on Thursday December 6th. Mr. Duren is predeceased by his first wife Cleo Duren. Mr. Duren is survived by his wife Sara Kesler Duren of the home; Children Jones (Charlotte) Garmon of Jefferson, Beverly (Jerry) Scott of Commerce, Betty Jean (Ernest) Edwards of Commerce; Brothers Fred Duren of Auburn and D.C. Duren of Lawrenceville; Sisters Lillian Cannon of Winder and Peggie Prince of Clarmont; 13 Grandchildren, 23 Great Grandchildren, 11 Great Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews; and special friend Ricky Cain. Mr. Duren had 32 years of service with the City of Atlanta. Funeral Services will be Saturday at 2 PM from the Hudson River Baptist Church with Rev. Troy Herbert officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home Friday night from 5 to 9 PM.