Vera Lorene Duncan

Friday, February 27, 2015

Vera Lorene Duncan, 94, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 25, 2015, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark.

She was born on July 6, 1920, near Blue Cain, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Fred and Rozella (Suquaw) Cullen.

She was united in marriage to George Vernon Duncan and to this union three children were born.

Lorene was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was president of Call's Chapel EHC. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Piggott for 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Bruce Gaylon Duncan; a daughter, Barbara Jean Matheny; a brother, R.B. Cullen and a sister, Ava Gordon.

Survivors include her son, Byron Duncan of Piggott, Ark.; six grandchildren, Teresa Malin, Tammy Elzey, Cynthia McDaniel, Marlon Matheny, David Duncan and Brent Duncan; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter and many other relatives and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector, Ark. A visitation will be held beginning at noon, on Saturday at the funeral home. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements.