She was born Tuesday, July 3, 1928 in Graves County. She worked for Ashby Chair Manufacturing in Benton, was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the Vanzora Baptist Church.
She is survived by two sons, Jimmy Duncan of Benton and Joe Duncan of Benton, four daughters, Judy Riley of Benton, Shirley Moore of Paducah, Marilyn Cole of Symsonia, Carolyn Lynch of Benton and Bobbi Scott of Benton. one brother, Bill Kaler of Hardin, 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Rebecca Ann (McCain) Kaler, her husband of 54 years, Doyle Duncan, one daughter, Susan Duncan, four brothers, Lexie Kaler, Jewell Kaler, Pete Kaler and Raymond Kaler.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 25 at 11 a.m. at the Vanzora Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. James Oates and Rev. Bill Ramsey officiated. Interment followed.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Lourdes Hospice, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101.