of Searcy, AR
February 5, 1919 - January 26, 2010
Wyndelene Holmes Duncan passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at her home in Searcy, Arkansas. She was born on Wednesday, February 5, 1919 in Rose Bud, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ballard and Gertrude Holmes; her husband, Vernon W. Duncan; a sister, Pauline Tucker; her brother, Edwin Holmes; and a grandson, Paul Smith.Mrs. Duncan is survived by her children, Rodger W. Duncan (Barbara), Barbara Duncan Wilson (Jim), and Montie Duncan (Marla), and her sister, Louise Joyner, all of Searcy.Grandchildren are Lana Duncan Clark and Lance Duncan, both of Searcy; Will Duncan (Cindy) of Missoula, Montana; Shay Wilson Raycher (Mike) and Nicole Slough (TJ), both of Conway; and Valerie Smith Canepa of Columbus, Georgia.Mrs. Duncan is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, a great-great grandchild as well as a host of friends.Mrs. Duncan was a homemaker who enjoyed traveling, playing rook and canasta, gardening, needlework, and caring for her family. She was active in Eastern Star and West Race Baptist Church.Due to the excellent care given by Katrina Bryant, Brenda Myers, Velma Reavis, Jane Sullivan, and Maryland Heffington, Mrs. Duncan was able to spend her last years in her home surrounded by the people and things she cared about. Words cannot express the gratitude of the family to these special ladies.Visitation will be 6:00 8:00 PM, Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home in Searcy. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 28, 2010 at West Race Baptist Church with interment to follow at White County Memorial Gardens in Searcy. The family requests memorials be sent to West Race Baptist Church, 2312 West Race Avenue, Searcy, Arkansas, 72143.
Barbara, Roger, and Monte-I have such wonderful memories of your mother. She was an elegant lady, and always spoke to me and had a smile. My prayers are with your family.Sincerely,Glenda Kelley
Barbara, Rodger and Monty, I am so sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. I have so many fond memories of her when we were growing up. I thought so very much of all of you and all the good times we had in Lancaster, PA when we we were just toddlers and the friendship that our Parents shared through the years. She was such a beautiful and elegant lady.I know you have many precious memories.You are in my prayers.
Roger, Barbara and MontyI am so sorry to hear that your mother is gone. She was a good friend to my mother and my mother loved her dearly, as did I. I know she will continue to live in your hearts and she will forever hold a place in mine. She was part of my life from the very beginning and I will always cherish my memories of all of our parents.
Please accept my sympathy, my good friends Roger, Barbara, and Monte.
Roger, Barbara and Montie,I remember your mother as a calm, gracious and elegant lady. I wish I had known her better. Watching the video makes it obvious that she enjoyed life, especially with her family. We are praying that God will be your rock and that you will sense His presence.Randy and Wendy Dodge
We were saddened to hear of the passing of your mother. We will remember her as a kind lady, and our children were grateful that she would let them fly their airplanes and rockets in her front yard. She always showed kindness to us when we lived across the street. May the Lord's peace and comfort surround you in the coming days. The Brister Family
Billy and I are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers. Your mother was a great lady and such a beautiful lady. We know that you will miss her.
Montie, Barbara & Rodger: I was saddened to see that your mom had passed away. She will never be forgotten as a very kind, loving person. I always enjoyed visiting her at West Race. She was a dear friend to my mother and me. The memories will live forever as she is just away. May the Good Lord bless you and help make this difficult time as easy as possible.Sincerely,Karen
To the Duncan Family: Wayne joins me in expressing our sincere sympathy for your loss. You have lost a grand Matriarch. We pray that knowing so many friends care for you will be of some consolation.Sincerely,Robbye and Wayne Ridout
Rodger, Barbara, and Montie, Just wanted to tell you what an impact your mother had on my life. She always had a smile on her face and such a sweet disposition. I never heard her say an unkind word about any one. She was a real lady! Please know that I will be praying for you all in the coming days.Claudia Johnson Martin
Rodger, Barbara and Monty;I am sorry to read of the passing of your Mother. I remember Her from West Race Baptist Church as A very kind lady.Jim Bloodworth
my condolences goes out to the family of Mrs. Duncan. May the God of all comfort bring comfort to the family.(2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
Monty, Rodger and Barbara, we were so saddened to hear of your mom's passing. She was a nice lady and I remember her being so nice to us when we were children. I know she will be missed by all.
Mrs. Duncan was a very important part of my growing up at West Race. And she was a dear friend to my family, especially my mother, Evelyn Forrest. May you be comforted by all the wonderful memories you have of her. You are all in my prayers.Reida Phelan