Shirley A. “Mama Duk” Duke

Shirley A. “Mama Duk” Duke

May 21, 1948 – April 14, 2023

Preceded in death by husband, John B. Duke; parents, Virginia and Carl Stewart; and siblings: Carol Rose, Carl, Grat, Michael, and Candy Stewart.

Survived by daughter, Johnna Duke (Sausha); sister, Cindy Shiell; nieces, nephews, and friends.

SERVICE: Thursday, April 20th, 1pm, at West Center Chapel.

Interment: Graceland Park.

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  • Melissa Posted April 18, 2023 1:03 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear of the death of your Aunt. Cherish the memories. May God’s peace be with you and your family. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Melissa Peeler

  • Cindy S Harland Posted April 18, 2023 3:34 pm

    I’m sorry for your loss. This is a difficult time but her memories will always keep her near. Take time to heal. It will come. Please know they are many people praying for you and your family. May peace be with you. You are in my thoughts and prayers..

  • Bill Craig Posted April 20, 2023 11:22 am

    Having been a friend of John and Shirley’s, I have years of fond memories of our socializing and explorations.

  • Joyce Clifft Posted August 9, 2023 5:42 pm

    Have Fond and Fun Memories Of Shirley From When We Were Stationed In Air Force In Omaha,,,,,, And Have Looked Forward Each Year To Our Exchange Of Christmas Cards and Sometimes Phone CAll Catching Up since Retiring in 1982. God Bless You Johanna. You Were A Miracle Baby and Loved Very Much.

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