Mary Louise Duke, 74

 

Mary Louise Duke, 74, went home to be with the Lord on
Thursday, October 16, 2014, after her courageous battle with ovarian
cancer. She was born December 6, 1939 in Tifton, Georgia to the late Roy &
Mable Grubbs Ellenburg. Mary had lived in Jacksonville since 1960 and was
a loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend and will be dearly missed by
all. She was a member of Pecan Park Baptist Church congregation. She is
predeceased by her brother, Tommy Ellenburg and grandson, Mark Lane.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, James; daughters, Lisa “Becky”
Bartchlett (Glenn), Beth Lane (John); sisters, Margaret Bradshaw, Emma Ray
(John), Betty Sue Ivins (Randy); grandchildren, Christy, Carolann,
Michelle, Christen, Amber and Stephanie; 12 great grandchildren; a host of
other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday,
October 21 at 11 AM at Pecan Park Baptist Church, 162 Park Avenue, 32218,
with Dr. Tom Drury and Pastor John Kasper, Sr. officiating. Interment will
follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday
beginning at 10 AM at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of
Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 714-1110.