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Services for Mrs. Myrtle Duke will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Pine Ridge Baptist Church, Melder with Reverend Jason Townley officiating. Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery, under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria.
The family requests that visitation be observed Friday, January 25, 2013 at Pine Ridge Baptist Church from 6:00 p.m. until time of service.
Mrs. Duke, 87, of Melder passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Lexington House.
She was a member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church. Mrs. Duke retired from Sears & Roebuck after 32 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Duke; parents, Granville and Mattie Bonnette Rhame; son-in-law, Jim Kerry.
Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Tommy Edwin Duke and wife, Debbie; daughter, Carolyn Kerry; brother, James T. Rhame and wife, Nan; sister, JoAnn Oliver and husband, Charlie; grandchildren, Chad Lewis and wife, Ann, Tate Lewis, Becky Barton and husband, Chad, Jessica Duke, Ashley Duke; great grandchildren, Bubba Barton, Hannah Lewis, Cendall Barton, Rylann Lewis, Cale Kennedy, Jaxton Duke.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Little Bit, Felicia and the staff at Lexington House.
To extend online condolences to the Duke family, please visit us at www.hixsonbrothers.com.
Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 25, 2013