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Dovie C. Duncan

1921 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Dovie C. Duncan Obituary
Dovie C. Duncan passed away Tuesday, April 11, at the Country Rest Home, Greenwood. She was born on Aug. 8, 1921, in Easley, S.C., daughter of the late John and Lucile Phillips.

Dovie was preceded in death by her husband, Earl L. Duncan; parents, John and Lucile Phillips; sister Sarah Crowe; brothers Lester, RM, Melvin and infant boy Phillips.

Dovie is survived by her three children: Earl Lewis Duncan, Jr. (Ruth) Hartly, Lucille Pearson (Tom) Dover, Pearl Garlock (Jay) Dover; brother Lyn Phillips (Debbie) Grear, S.C.; two grandchildren, Deborah Shepherd (Brian) Landenberg, Pa. and Daniel Garlock (Cindy) El Paso, Tex.; and two great-grandchildren, Jarrett Shepherd, Landenberg and Danielle Garlock, Dover.

Dovie never met a stranger. She especially loved children and worked for many years in child care managing Doll House Nursery I & II in Dover. Her favorite pastime was working in her gardens (vegetable and flower, especially her rose garden) which she enjoyed sharing with friends and neighbors. She also loved bingo, crocheting, sewing and reading (a life-long enjoyment she passed on to her children). She was a 47-year member of First Southern Baptist Church of Dover. Over the years, Dovie was very active in volunteer work with Family Services, Base Thrift Shop, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, Sunday School and Training Union.

Burial will be private at Arlington National Cemetery with her husband.

Letters of condolence may be sent to www.tradersfh.com.
Published in Dover Post from Apr. 19 to Apr. 28, 2017
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