Obituary: Lessie Mae Duke


Lessie Mae Duke, 81, of Walter passed away May 31, 2020. She was born May 18, 1939 to Coy Lee and Maggie Elrod Hudson in Marshall County, Alabama.

Ms. Duke loved to work in her yard. She spent many hours making her yard beautiful. Lessie was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was the mother of three, grandmother of six, and great-grandmother of seven. She was a woman with a good heart and she will be missed greatly.

Ms. Duke is preceded in death by her parents and her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her sons Jerry Duke and wife Connie and Rickey Duke; daughter Linda Landman and her husband Willie; grandchildren Leslie Bell, Tammy Price, Michael Duke, Patrick Duke, Joseph Nabors, and Megan Hinkle; great-grandchildren Dakota Price, Corey Bell, Caleb Price, Cohen Duke, Mykel Bell, Luke Williams, and Daxton Nabors.

Funeral services for Ms. Duke are at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020 in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may visit with the family an hour prior to services, from 10 a.m. until services began. Burial will follow in Riverside Baptist Church Cemetery.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Duke family.