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Durant City Council Member Dies At Age 94

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DURANT, OK -- A sitting member of the Durant City Council has died.

Ward 3 council member Leon Sherrer died on Friday at the age of 94.

You may recognize that name from Sherrer's Restaurant on S. 9th Av., which he originally opened with his brother back in 1948.

Sherrer served on the council in the 1960s and was re-elected in 2003.

His funeral is set for Wednesday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Family hour will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home.

Sherrer will be buried in Antlers, where he graduated from high school in 1939.