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Newburn Sleepy Duncan

February 6, 1929 October 2, 2005
Newburn Sleepy Duncan
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Newburn "Sleepy" Duncan, 76, of Old Hotel Road, Ardmore, TN, died Sunday, October 2, 2005, at his home. Funeral Services were held Thursday, October 6, 2005, at 2 p.m. at Ardmore Memorial Funeral Home with Dr. Ray Stonecypher and Rev. Lynn Marshall officiating. Burial was in the Blanche Cemetery in Blanche, TN with Ardmore Memorial Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were Kenny Duncan, Allen Birdsong, Dwain Norton, Jay Montgomery and Rick Scott. Newburn Duncan was born February 6, 1929, in Jasper, AL, to Melvin Duncan and Stella Vicks Duncan. He lived in Ardmore 11 years having come from Polk City, FL. He was a heavy equipment operator, a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church in Ardmore and a member of the Moose Lodge. Mr. Duncan was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Michael Duncan; a brother, Huey Duncan; and a sister, Faye McCain. Survivors include his wife, Betty Clemons Duncan of Ardmore, TN; six sons, Danny Duncan of Texas, Kenny Duncan of Ardmore, TN, Roland Duncan, James Duncan and Chris Duncan all of Polk City, FL, Tom Holdaway of Blanche, TN; five daughters, Melisa Montgomery Birdsong of Ardmore, TN, Tina Thomason of Germany, Lynn Bennett of Harvest, AL, and Nita Geister of Michigan; one sister, Avalee Holly of Santa Fe, NM; three special granddaughters, Alyssa Birdsong, Terica Thomason, Jaylyn Montgomery; nine grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

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