Graveside services planned for Hazel Duncan
Services for Hazel K. Duncan, 94, of Tallahassee, FL, will be held graveside in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo, GA, at 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Rev. Tegler Greer will officiate. Mrs. Duncan passed away at her son’s home in Tallahassee, FL, on Monday, April 12, 2010.
Active pallbearers will be Clay Lovel, Chris Duncan, Michael Duncan, Matthew Duncan, Paul Duncan and Blake Duncan. Honorary pallbearer will be Bree Duncan Lovel.
Mrs. Duncan was born December 5, 1915, in Albion, IL to Alpha Knowles and Ida Painter Knowles. On January 24, 1937, she married James K. Duncan in Danville, IL. Hazel and James were married for 58 years until his death on July 30, 1995. She was employed with the Grady County Board of Education as a secretary of Southside Elementary School. She was a member of the Cairo First United Methodist Church where she and her husband were active members of the XYZ Club.
Mrs. Duncan is survived by: son and daughters-in-law, Rick and Elissa Duncan of Tallahassee, FL, Jan W. Duncan of Statesboro, GA; grandchildren and spouses, Bree and Clay Lovel of Crawfordville, FL, Matthew Duncan of Tallahassee, FL, Paul Duncan of Tallahassee, FL, Blake Duncan of Tallahassee, FL, Craig and Lisa Duncan of Fairburn, GA, Chris and Stephanie Duncan of Charlotte, NC; Michael Duncan of Statesboro, GA; great-grandchildren and spouses, Mary Isobel Lovel of Crawfordville, FL, Hayden, Lydia and Sawyer Duncan of Charlotte NC, and Taylor Duncan of Statesboro, GA.
Mrs. Duncan was preceded in death by: her husband, James K. Duncan; her son Gary L. Duncan; her parents, Alpha and Ida Knowles; five brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at Clark Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to Cairo First United Methodist Church, 318 South Broad Street, Cairo, GA 39828.