Mary Myrtice Duke

Published 2:52 pm Tuesday, January 11, 2011

A graveside service for Mary Myrtice Lee Duke, 96, of Clover, S.C., will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, at Greenshade Cemetery near Bainbridge with the Rev. Donna Sue Roberts officiating.

Memorial services were previously held on Friday, Jan. 7, at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church in York, S.C., with the Rev. Sam McGregor officiating.

Mrs. Duke was born Nov. 27, 1914, in Graceville, Fla. She died Jan. 5, 2011, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, S.C. She was a retired secretary from the Mecklenburg County school system and a member of Allison Creek Presbyterian Church.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, Maston H. Duke Jr.

Survivors include her daughter, Martha Gruber of Denver, Colo.; her son, Rick Duke and his wife, Judy, of Clover; her grandchildren, Nancy Yob, Peter Yob and his wife, Lillian, Hank Duke and his wife, Jennifer, Michael Duke and his wife, Michele, and Cam Duke and his wife, Melia; her great-grandchildren, Garrett Duke, Kassidy Duke, Julia Yob, Jackson Duke, Alex Duke, Laura Yob and Ella Duke; and many friends.

Memorial donations may be made to Greenshade Cemetery in care of J. B. Swicord, 803 Collier Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of the local services and arrangements.