Duncan, Tim (Joel) (2008)

Obituary of Tim (Joel) Duncan ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Tim (Joel) Duncan, age 41, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday September 20, 2008.  A native of McDowell County, he was born September 5, 1967 to Joe James Duncan and Ruby Smith Duncan.  Mr. Duncan was chairman of the Deacon board at New Horizon Baptist Fellowship.  A wonderful son, husband, father, brother, uncle, friend, Sunday School Teacher, Law Enforcement Instructor and especially a wonderful disciple of Jesus.  How can we go on without you?  Only through Jesus.

In addition to his parents Mr. Duncan leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Jamie Burleson Duncan and two daughters Paige Elizabeth and Brianna Jo Duncan of the home; Mother-in-law Nora Johnson; two sisters: Tammy Duncan Willis and husband Ray of Marion and Traci Duncan Silver and husband Jeff of Belmont; three nieces Brittany Willis, Mandi Silver and Fiance’ Chris Waldrop and Kelsey Silver; a nephew Joshua Willis and a host of friends.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday September 23, at 11:00 AM at New Horizon Fellowship with Revs. Phil Murdock and Norman Hansley officiating.  The family received friends on Monday September 22, 2008 from 4:00-6:00 P at Westmoreland Funeral Home.  Burial was in Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Duncan Children education fund c/o 20 Bartlett Road Marion, NC 28752.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday September 24, 2008 Volume 14 # 38

Duncan, Teresa Lynn Foxx (1999)

Obituary of Teresa Lynn Foxx Duncan ~ 1999

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Teresa Lynn Foxx Duncan, 42 of Marion died Saturday April 24, 1999 in Memorial Mission Hospital of Asheville.  Born to Alvin B. and Estella Autrey Foxx, she was previously employed as a Dental Assistant with Dr. David DuBose and Gary Grindstaff of Marion.  She was also a member of the Marion Lion’s Club and attended Garden Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving is her husband Ted W. Duncan; several aunts and uncles and many special friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday April 27, 1999 at Garden Creek Baptist Church.  The Rev. Allen McKinney officiated and burial was in McDowell Memorial Park.  Westmoreland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday April 28, 1999 Volume 5 # 17

Duncan, Louise Turner (2009)

Obituary of Louise Turner Duncan ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Louise Turner Duncan, age 85 of Marion passed away on Saturday January 31, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital.  A native of McDowell County, she was born on June 24, 1923 to the late Edward M. Turner and Bessie Hawkins Turner.  Her family and friends will warmly remember her for her kindness to all and her loving and giving spirit.  Many people knew her as a “Mother and Granny” to them and are saddened by this loss.  Two children, Mary Anne Wilson and Billy Wayne Parker, and a brother-in-law John Casey, preceded her in death.

Surviving are eight children, Peggy Casey of Rock Hill, SC, Truman Duncan and wife Grace of Marion, Robert Parker and wife Nancy of Rock Hill, SC, Butch Parker of Marion, Roger Parker and wife Patricia of Rock Hill, SC, Paul Miller and wife Patricia of Marion, Joe Miller and wife Rhonda of Marion and Donna Miller-Shuffler and her husband John of Florida, and Jamie Parker, who she raised as a daughter; a son-in-law Jerry Wilson; her twin sister Lucille Holland of Marion; twenty-eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog Cricket.

A funeral service was held on Monday February 2, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Revs. Chris Clayton and William Shuffler officiating.  The family received friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial was in the Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 4, 2008 Volume 15 # 5

Duncan, Leona Fox (2008)

Obituary of Leona Fox Duncan ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mrs. Leona Fox Duncan, age 100, known by all as “Mamaw”, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2008 at The McDowell Hospital.  She was born August 24, 1908 in Alexander County and was a daughter of the late Lee Carriagan Fox and Rosa Oliver Fox.  Mrs. Duncan was a charter member and oldest member of Cross Memorial Baptist Church.  She retired from Cross Cotton Mill after 52 years of service.  She was the first McDowell County Citizen to receive a plaque for reaching 100 years of age.  In addition, she was personally called by President George W. Bush on her birthday.  She will be remembered as the tender and loving matriarch of the family.  Preceding Mrs. Duncan in death was her husband Elmer Duncan and two children, Billy Duncan and Rosa Jane Bruner.

Left to cherish Mrs. Duncan’s memory are three children: Doris Romine, Dorothy Biddix, Betty Stevens and husband Paul, all of Marion; eleven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, twenty great-great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandchild.

A funeral service was held Sunday October 19, 2008 at 2:00 pm at Cross Memorial Baptist Church with Revs. Doug Prevette, Rick Wood and Ralph Reep officiating.  The family received friends on Saturday October 18, 2008 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Westmoreland Funeral Home.  Interment was in Cross Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to The Family c/o 60 Stones Throw Path Marion, NC 28752.

An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday October 29, 2008 Volume 14 # 43

Duncan, Julia Stilwell Isbell (1890)

Obituary of Julia Stilwell Isbell Duncan ~ 1890

Transcribed by Elaine Kahler

Death of Julia Stilwell Isbell Duncan of McDowell Co:

GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS FROM REPORTED DEATHS THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE 1890-1893 – page 19 – By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith/Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2002:

JULIA A. DUNCAN daughter of Fealden and Martha Turner, born Spartanburg Dist., S.C., April 17, 1830; died Marion, N.C., April 5, 1890; married (1) John Stilwell; (2) Richard Isbell; (3) James H. Duncan, July 27, 1870; three daughters.

Chrisawn, Roxie Duncan (2008)

Obituary of Roxie Duncan Chrisawn ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Roxie Duncan Chrisawn, age 100 of Marion passed away Friday November 28, 2008 at Sunrise Rehab & Care Center.  Mrs. Chrisawn was born on Monroe County to the late John and Sally Branch Duncan.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Claude Chrisawn; a son Bruce Chrisawn; a sister Belle Chrisawn; & 2 brothers, Bill and Floyd Duncan.

Mrs. Chrisawn is survived by 2 daughters, Wilma Moore of Columbia, SC and Gladys Thomas of Burnsville, NC; 4 grandchildren, Freddie Smith, Gery Thomas, Joe Smith and Penny Chrisawn; 2 great grandchildren, Jennifer Thomas, Craig Thomas; 1 great-great grandchild Bailey Jo Zimmer.Services were held Monday at 11:00 AM at West Marion Baptist Church.  The family received friends 30 minutes prior to the service.  Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion will be assisting the family.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday December 3, 2008 Volume 14 # 48