Glenda Faye Duke, age 80 of Vernon, Texas, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Mansfield, Tx.
Services were held Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11 a.m.at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Toby Castleberry officiating. Interment was at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Glenda was born May 19, 1939 in Faxon, Okla. She was the daughter of Virgil and Mary Stone. She married William James (Billy) Duke on Dec. 29, 1964 in Vernon. He preceded her in death on July 30, 2002. She graduated from Vernon College School of Nursing She worked for Wilbarger General Hospital for 38 years, and Dr Carreon’s office for many years. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Wednesday Night Church Meal Program. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Glenda is survived by two sons, Derrick Duke of Mansfield, Tx., and Jimmy Whitehead, of Ft. Gibson, Ore; two daughters, Debbie Lynn Duke and Patty Whitehead, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Ellen Harper of Okmulgee, Okla., and Mildred Cox of Haskell, Okla.; 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Mike Whitehead and Randy Whitehead, and 10 brothers and sisters.
Visitation was Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.