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 Jo Ella <I>Tucker</I> Duke

Jo Ella Tucker Duke

Birth
Tucumcari, Quay County, New Mexico, USA
Death 25 Nov 2004 (aged 81)
Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Burial Rotan, Fisher County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 17301105 · View Source
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From THE SWEETWATER (TX) REPORTER:

Jo Ella Duke

Jo Ella (Tucker) Duke, 81, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, in Abilene.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, in Belvieu Cemetery in Rotan with Wes Eastman officiating. Services were under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.

She was born on Nov. 26, 1922, in Tucumcari, N.M. She moved to Sweetwater as a child. She married Charles Duke in Sweetwater on March 23, 1940. She moved to Loraine, then San Diego and later moved to Rotan, where she lived for 39 years. She worked at Winns Department Store in Rotan and was later a teacher's aide in Sweetwater and Texas State Technical College. She later moved back to Sweetwater and moved to Abilene in 1999.

Survivors include one daughter, Jo Ann Field and husband, Melton, of Abilene; one sister, Patsy Smith of Sweetwater, and one grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Annie (Wilkins) Tucker; her husband, Charles Duke; three sisters and one brother.
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  • Created by: Janie Healer Davis
  • Added: 4 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17301105
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jo Ella Tucker Duke (26 Nov 1922–25 Nov 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301105, citing Belvieu Cemetery, Rotan, Fisher County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Janie Healer Davis (contributor 46586213) .