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Seventh Generation (Continued)

Family of James Carless DUKE (60) & Maude WILKINS

103. James Ohlen DUKE. Born on 28 Feb 1920 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, James Ohlen died in 2001. Buried in 2001 in Mt. Ararat Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer.

Obituary: Services for James Ohlen Duke, 81, will be at 2 p.m. today at Pafford Funeral Home in Lexington. Burial will be in the Duke Cemetery in Darden. Mr. Duke, a farmer, died Thursday at Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons of heart failure. He is survived by four daughters, Gail Blankenship of Parson, Dean D'Amico of Darden, Carol Parker of Olive Branch, Miss., and Phyllis Todd of Lexington; two sons, Harry Duke of Darden and Jody Duke of Murfreesboro; three sisters, Ruby Davis of Darden, Lorene Maxwll of Dyer and Alma McDaniel of Lexington; and four brothers, Edd Duke of Memphis, J.C. Duke of Darden, Lois Duke of Jackson and Van Duke of Lexington. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Reeves.

James Ohlen married Lucille LEWIS, daughter of Cornelius Lafayette LEWIS (20 Jun 1877-23 Feb 1922) & Luella SCOTT (15 Jul 1885-25 Dec 1956). Born in 1918. At the age of 85, Lucille died in Dec 2003. Buried on 1 Jan 2003 in Mt. Ararat Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Funeral services for Lucille Lewis Duke, 84, will be today, Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Reed's Chapel with burial to follow in Mt. Ararat Cemetery. Survivors are her four daughters, Gale Blankenship of Parsons, Carol Parker of Olive Branch, MS., Dean D'Amico of Darden, Phyllis Todd of Lexington; two sons, Harry Duke of Darden and Jody Duke of Murfreesboro; one sister, Ruby Scates of Franklin, TN; twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Reeves.


They had the following children:
i. Gail. Resided in Parsons, Decatur County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

Gail married ? BLANKENSHIP.

ii. Dean. Resided in Darden, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

Dean married ? D'AMICO.

iii. Carol. Resided in Olive Branch, Mississippi in Dec 2002.

Carol married ? PARKER.

iv. Phyllis. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

Phyllis married ? TODD.

v. Harry. Resided in Darden, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

vi. Jody. Resided in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

vii. Ann.

Ann married ? REEVES.


104. Alma DUKE. Born in 1923 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 6, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jan 2007.

Alma married William Dayton McDANIEL Junior, son of William Dayton McDANIEL Senior (1 Apr 1898-1 Oct 1974) & Salina Ellen LINDSEY (17 Feb 1902-17 Jun 1996). Born in 1925 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 76, William Dayton died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 20 Oct 2001. Resided in District 3, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Obituary: Funeral services for Dayton "Jr." McDaniel will be Monday, October 22, 2001 at 1:00 P.M. at Reeds Chapel with Don Franks officiating. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery. Mr. McDaniel died Saturday, October 20, 2001 at Methodist Hospital in Jackson. He was a retired employee of the Henderson Co. Highway Dept. and farmer, a veteran of World War II, a former member of the Henderson County School Board for twelve years and former member of the Henderson Co. Road Commission for six years. He is survived by his wife, Alma Duke McDaniel; one son, David Lynn McDaniel of Lexington; one daughter, Linda Joyce Scott of Germantown; two sisters, Dean Nowell and Willie B. Williams of Lexington; three grandchildren, Angela Brittain of Memphis, Kristi Altom of Lexington and Clay Scott of Memphis and five great-grandchildren, Emily, Megan and Ashlee Altom and Abby and Amelia Brittain.



They had the following children:
192 i. David Lynn (1946-)
193 ii. Linda Joyce (1947-)

105. Van Lawton DUKE. Born on 18 Feb 1929 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 77, Van Lawton died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 18 Jan 2007. Buried on 20 Jan 2007 in Poplar Corner Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennssee. Resided in District 6, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Obituary: Funeral services for Van Lawton Duke, 77, will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, January 20, 2007 at Reeds Chapel, with burial to follow in the Poplar Corner Cemetery. Mr. Duke passed away Thursday, January 18, 2007 at the Henderson County Hospital. Mr. Duke was a retired employee of Century Electric, Swan Hose and Farmer. He was a member of the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of almost 57 years, Mary Lou Reeves Duke; a son, Johnny (Anne) Duke of Lexington; a daughter, Teresa Ann (Wayne) Duke Holimon of Germantown; 3 sisters, Ruby Davis of Darden, Lorene Maxwell of Dyer, and Alma McDaniel of Lexington; 3 brothers, Guy Loyce Duke of Jackson, Ed "Bill" Duke of Eads, and J.C. Duke of Darden; 3 grandchildren, Randall (Candi) Duke, Amy (Joe) Berryman, and Holly Duke. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Ohlen and Roy Duke. Visitation with the Duke family will be Friday, 2PM-8PM at Reeds Chapel Lexington and Saturday 10 am until time of service. Family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.



On 18 Feb 1950 when Van Lawton was 21, he married Mary Lou REEVES, daughter of Bradley REEVES (8 Jan 1907-28 Aug 1967) & Alma Frances DOUGLAS (18 Jan 1910-25 Mar 1984), in Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi. Born on 24 Nov 1928 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Teresa Ann. Resided in Germantown, Tennessee in Jan 2007.

Teresa Ann married Wayne HOLIMON.

194 ii. Johnny

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