Dorothy Rea Duncan
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Dorothy Rea Duncan 88, of Sweetwater passed away Monday, December 21, 2020 at Sterling Hills Rehab in Sweetwater. Graveside services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, December 27, 2020 at Haven of Memories Cemetery in Canton, TX. with Ben Hendley officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home. A visitation will be held 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at McCoy Funeral Home. Dorothy was born December 14, 1932 in Walton Community in Henderson County, TX. to the late Claude and Ruby (Stewart) Hendley. She married W.C. Rea, Jr. in 1951 and was married until his death in 1985. Dorothy then married Donald Duncan in 1992 and was married till his death in 2011. Dorothy received her Master's Degree in Special Education from Baylor University. She started her teaching career in 1958 till her retirement in 1991. Dorothy then received the nickname "Doll Doctor" for her work on restoring dolls. Dorothy is survived by her daughter Rita Kathleen Rea of Big Spring, TX; son Randall Rea and wife Crystal of Sweetwater, TX; step children Terry Duncan and wife Angel of Snyder, TX., James Duncan and wife Bonnie of Oklahoma City, OK., Linda Walker of Big Spring, TX; grandchildren Leslee Shaw and husband Justin of Sweetwater, TX., Erica Jones and husband Clayton of Sweetwater, TX., Kendall Rea and wife Stormie of Sweetwater, TX., Austin Moreland of Sweetwater, TX., Lisa Duncan of Lubbock, TX., Amber Duncan of Lubbock, TX., Sean Duncan and wife Amy of Snyder, TX; and eleven great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands W.C. Rea, Jr. and Donald Duncan, sister Jean Watson, brothers Joe Hendley, Bob Hendley and Jim Hendley. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Sweetwater Reporter from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2020.
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