Born 5-25-1916 -- Died 10-30-2003
Arthur Addison Duke Sr., 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 25, 1916, in Thayer and died Oct. 30, 2003 at Shady Oaks Nursing Center.
Survivors include two sons -- Arthur A. Duke Jr. and wife, Judy, of Brighton, Iowa, and John Duke and wife, Shirley, of Springfield, Mo.; two grandsons -- Douglas and Derek Duke; one granddaughter, Jennifer Fleming; and three great-grandchildren -- Dylan, Devyn and Lauren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Addison Duke and Eula Mae Bell Duke; two wives -- Lucille Duke and Atha June Duke; one sister, Helen Hill; and an infant brother.
The funeral service was Nov. 2, 2003, at the Clary Chapel in Mammoth Spring, with Bill Banks officiating.
Burial was in Thayer Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring, Ark.