Rev. Rodney Wallace officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Piney Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Duncan died on Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at 6:30 a.m., at her home following a short illness.
Mrs. Duncan was born on July 1, 1923, in Caldwell County. She was the daughter of the late William Harve and Pearl Chapman Claxton.
Mrs. Duncan was a retired nurse at Caldwell County Hospital, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Duncan; three sisters; and six brothers.
Survivors include two sons, James G. Blackburn and Jerry W. Blackburn, both of Caldwell County; three daughters, Barbara J. Stevenson of Caldwell County, Betty J. Gilkey of Lyon County, and Deborah L. Keele of Paducah; a brother, Garnet Claxton of Arvada, Colo.; a sister, Zona Bell Sherman of St. Charles, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.