ZEBULON - Crystal Perry Duke, 81, died Monday, March 10, 2008. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, March 12) at Strickland Funeral Home chapel, Wendell. Burial will follow in Zebulon Town Cemetery.

She was born in Franklin County, daughter of the late Mayland and Lois Carlyle Perry. She retired from Square D Company.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl “Crip” Duke; brothers, Charles Perry and Graham Wayne Perry.

Surviving: her daughter, Sandra Boykin (Ralph) of Wendell; stepson, Dewarner E. Duke (Joyce) of Youngsville; sister, Aleigh Ciccorella of Zebulon; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Zebulon Baptist Church, P. O. Box 366, Zebulon, NC 27597 or Heartland Health and Hospice, 3117 Poplarwood Ct., Ste. 114, Raleigh, NC 27604.