of Benton, AR
February 10, 1963 - May 17, 2023
Marie Roberta Duke, lovingly known as "Re Re", passed away on May 17th, 2023 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, Arkansas. She was 60 years old. Marie was born on February 10th, 1963 in Benton, Arkansas to Nettie and John Duke. She grew up in Benton and attended Benton High School, where she graduated in 1981. After completing her education, Marie began working at Duke Wholesale, where she dedicated her time and skills.One of Marie's greatest joys in life was spending time with her beloved daughter, Coco, and her entire family. She cherished every moment they shared together, creating beautiful memories and deepening their bonds of love and support.Marie had a special connection with nature and found solace in outdoor activities. She had a passion for the lake, enjoying fishing and rock hunting. Marie possessed a green thumb and took great pleasure in nurturing her plants, which flourished under her care, bringing beauty to her surroundings. She also had a fondness for the beach, relishing the tranquility it provided and delighting in discovering treasures along the shore.Above all else, Marie's devotion to her daughter, Coco, was unparalleled. Her love for Coco knew no bounds and their time spent together was cherished above all else.Marie will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her daughter, Coco Rhodes, who resides in Benton, Arkansas. She is also survived by her brothers, John Duke, Vincent Duke (Lorri), Mark Duke (Kathy), Mike Duke (Stephanie) and brother-in-law, Ralph Brown, along with her extended family members and dear friends. Marie is preceded in death by her parents; Brother, Bobby Duke and Sister, Darlene Brown.During this time of grief, let us remember the joy Marie brought to our lives, the love she shared with her family and the beautiful memories she leaves behind. May her soul find eternal peace and may her loved ones find solace in the precious moments they shared with her.
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Vince and Duke family,So very sorry for your loss! Marie was a great, fun, vivacious soul and always had a big smile on her face and a hug waiting to happen every time I saw her! You all will be in my thoughts and prayers- Love to you all
I am so sorry to hear of Marie's passing. Although I never met her in person, I spoke with her over the phone for many years talking "car business". She was always so sweet and humorous. Praying for her family during such a difficult time. I know her loss was beyond tremendous.
Marie was always so friendly & her smile was contagious! I'm praying for all the Duke Families!
Marie was a very special Lady. She would come to the office here at Campbell to pick up titles and I enjoyed talking with her and no matter how her day was she always made me laugh. She will be truly missed.
Iâ€™m so sorry to read of Marieâ€™s passing. I remember her as the â€œlittle sisterâ€ as we grew up in the neighborhood. Prayers for comfort. Carolyn
I will forever treasure the memories weâ€™ve shared! Iâ€™m so thankful our daughters became best friends in preschool and have grown up together. Weâ€™ve had so much fun over the years. You were a second mom to Shayla and I will always be a second mom to Coco. I promise to watch over her! I love you Rere ðŸ’œ we will all miss you so much!
She was 1 of a kind. And will be missedâ€¦ Prayers and loveðŸ™ðŸ»â¤ï¸ðŸ™ðŸ»
Prayers for all.
Marrie I enjoyed working with you, and you be missed every day. â¤ï¸
There is no one in this world like your mother. She was a special person, and will missed dearly.
So sorry to hear this. Praying for all of the Duke family.
Marie was a beautiful soul inside n out, she was always laughing n smiling ðŸ˜ƒ. May she rest in peace ðŸ™
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.
So sorry for your loss. Marie was a sweet person and I have a lot of great memories with her. We have lost a great person. But heaven has gained an angel. Spread your wings and fly high my friend. Until we meet again.
My condolences go out to her family. She was so beautiful inside and out. Left us way too soon. ðŸ™
Coco I am so deeply sorrow for your and your family's loss. I love both of you and cherish the memories we had raising our children together at OLF. Your mother was an awesome person.My sons all were very upset for your loss as well. Please know we are here for you if you need anything.Sincerely,Karen Hanig and sons
Prayers for the family..
ReRe you will be forever missed. You brought so many joy and comfort at their time of need. Your infectious attitude and spirit could change the dynamics of an entire situation. May God comfort your family and friends and guide them through these difficult times. Coco Iâ€™m so incredibly sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you and your family. Your mom absolutely adored you with every atom of her body and I pray you can find comfort in her love during the darkest days. With all my love Jessica
Marie was a great person, she loved her Daughter with every fiber of her being. Worked with her at Lowe's in Bryant. She was always in a good mood and willing to do just about anything.
I am so sorry for the loss of Marie. My condolences to each of you. Prayers for peace and comfort for all of you during this sad time. Just remember all the wonderful memories you all had with her so it will help brighten your days! May God he with you all.
Gosh, I am so sorry for your loss. Loved her dearly. She was a very special person and she will be missed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time of sorrow. May God place his comforting arms around you today and in the days to follow
Benton has been BLESSED with the Duke and extended family:)Maria will be missed. The Duke's were my backyard neighbors, and they were truly a fun and lovely family. My family's thoughts and PRAYERS are with the whole Duke Family for the loss of this PRECIOUS person.Maria is now with her other family members in Heaven.
Sorry for your Loss ! Mark and family, you will be in our prayers.
Your mom was always the life of the party! She will be truly missed. I pray you will be at peace knowing sheâ€™s happy in heaven with Dar, her mom & dad. Iâ€™m truly sorry for your loss.