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 Lora Lucille <I>Mask</I> Duffie

Lora Lucille Mask Duffie

Death 11 Dec 2008 (aged 68)
Burial Pontotoc County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 101362099 · View Source
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SHANNON - Lora Lucille Mask Duffie, 68, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a long illness. She was born Feb. 13, 1940, in the Pontocola community of Lee County to Clay Andrew and Mary Lucille Coggins Mask. She is a 1958 graduate of Pontotoc High School, where she was a standout basketball player on the state championship team. She married Hoyle Ray Duffie on Oct. 4, 1958. A lifelong resident of the Shannon area, she was a self-employed sales representative in the furniture industry. She was a housewife and homemaker and attended Pleasant Grove Community Church. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching Mississippi State University, Eli and Payton Manning, the San Antonio Spurs and Tiger Woods. She was an Elvis Presley fan and collector. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother who will be sorely missed.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pleasant Grove Community Church with Bro. Stanley Shook officiating. Burial will follow in the Pontocola Cemetery. Holland-Harris Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Hoyle Duffie of Shannon; one daughter, Lisa Parker (Steve) of Plantersville; one son, Lane Duffie (Carol) of Shannon; six grandchildren, David Parker (Tosha), Matthew Parker, Melissa Hill (T.J.), Kellie Howell (Russ), Dusty Duffie and Lakin Carol Duffie; three great-grandchildren, Rob Parker, Leila Howell and Skip Howell; two sisters, Linda Collins (Huey) of Old Union and Lanise Hancock (David) of Shannon; a brother, Larry Clay Mask (Wanda) of Shannon; several special nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James Farris Mask.

Pallbearers will be Jerry "Buster" Shamlin, Jeff Mask, Eddie McPherson, Junior Mask, Jimmy Tackett, Larry Tackett and Charles Duffie.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. to service time Saturday at the church.

(Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (MS) 2008-12-13)

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