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Morella Frances Duncan

October 9, 1932 — May 7, 2023

Gate City, VA

 

Morella Frances Duncan- Gate City, VA

Morella Frances Duncan, 90, Gate City, VA, passed away Sunday May 7, 2023, at her residence.

Morella was born in Scott County, VA, on October 9, 1932, to the late Robert Lee Sloan and Bonnie Estel (Rhoton) Sloan.

Along with her parents, her husband, Garnie Duncan; sisters, Patsy, and Shirley; and brothers, Ronald Sloan, and Bobby Sloan preceded her in death.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, daughters, Vanessa Johnson (Michael), Melissa Stokes (Tommy), Teresa Delp (Joe); sons, Rodney Duncan, Randy Duncan (Jeanette), Roger Duncan (Jackie); sister, Joan Stapleton; brother, Norman Sloan; grandchildren, Brian Dean, Jeff Dean, Christy Castle, Shawna Castle, Matthew Stokes, Mitchell Stokes, Whitney Duncan, Vickie Duncan, Skilar Duncan, Lesley Hollifield, Ryan Duncan, Adrienne Elkins; 28 great-grandchildren; 12 great-greatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, May 11, 2023, at the Gate City Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Pastor Kevin Vincent and Pastor Terry Puckett officiating. The Kern Sisters will provide the music.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2023, at the Powers Cemetery, Robinette Valley. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:00p.m., to go in procession to the graveside service.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Morella’s Hospice Nurse, Pearl Roe (Minnie Pearl), for her love and care.

An online guest register is available for the Duncan family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Morella Frances Duncan.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Morella Frances Duncan, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, May 11, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gene Falin Memorial Chapel

136 Beech St, Gate City, VA 24251

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 12, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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