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Siblings find strength in each other after loss of mother

 

January 8, 2021

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

The family of the late Beth Durant, who died of heart failure at age 43 on Oct. 5. In front, Braelynn Kivi, 12, left, and Nichole Durant. In back, from left, Asher Carlisle, Tianna Carlisle, Cody Durant, holding Meadow Durant, 15 months, and Wesley Carlisle. Nathan Carlisle, a step-brother who lives in Hurley, was not present for the photo.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - Siblings say the strength they find from each other after the untimely loss of their mother and the  amazing show of community support has helped a great deal with the healing process.

Cody Durant, 27, is the eldest of five siblings and the only one not living at the Bessemer home of their mother, Beth Durant, when she died of heart failure at age 43 on Oct. 5, 2020. The family was in shock and Cody said it was a moment to "grab the bull by the horns."

"I said, 'come on guys, you're coming to my house and we'll figure this out later...



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