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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Martha Louise Hale Duke, age 100 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, October 8, 2018. Mrs. Duke was born in Jackson County, Georgia a daughter of the late George and Ruby Mae Woodall Hale, was a member of Jefferson First United Methodist Church and was as homemaker. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Duke is preceded by brothers, Travis and Ferrell Hale, sisters, Frances Foster and Betty Archer, son, Nay Hale Duke and her husband, Robert Nay Duke.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Duke and his wife Rita of Athens, Brian Duke and his wife Jama of Jefferson. Three sisters, Charlotte Arnold of Nicholson, Maxine Hart of Snellville and Linda Hall of Bainbridge. Six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from the Jefferson First United Methodist Church with Pastor Doug Duke officiating, burial will follow in Woodbine Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. prior to the service in the Sanctuary of the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Jefferson First United Methodist Church, 188 Martin Street, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
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Jefferson First United Methodist Church
188 Martin Street, Jefferson GA 30549