SPRING HOPE – George Madison Duke, 84, of the Justice Community, died Monday night, June 6, 2011. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Duke Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Jack Edge officiating.
He was a son of the late Ollie Daniel and Lizzie Kearney Duke. He was preceded in death by his sister, Magdalene Wester; brothers, Timothy Duke, Bill Duke, Arthur Duke, Horace Duke and Paul Duke. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving: his wife, Dahlia Harrison Duke; daughter Laura (Joe) Daniel of Justice; sons, Mike (Debbie) Duke of Justice, Tony (Rhonda “Cookie”) Duke of Epsom; brother, Ollie Duke Jr. of Louisburg; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends 7 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duke Memorial Baptist Church, Building Fund, 3976 NC 581 Hwy.
N., Spring Hope, NC 27882 or Justice Volunteer Fire Department, 4060 NC 581 Hwy. N., Spring Hope, NC 27882.