Elizabeth Duncan

Elizabeth G. “Liz” Duncan, 87, Lawrence, formerly of Perry, died March 12, 2011, at the Medical Lodge of Eudora.

She was born June 26, 1923, at Topeka, the daughter of Ray Bicknel and Eunice Mildred Powell Edmonds. She was a 1942 graduate of Perry Rural High School.

She was a homemaker and had also worked as a cook for the Perry School District for many years.

She married Ernest C. Duncan July 16, 1942, at Lawrence and they owned and operated Duncan’s Dairy in rural Perry from 1969 to 1979. He survives of the home.

She was a member and former Sunday School teacher at the Perry Christian Church and had attended the Lawrence Heights Christian Church in Lawrence. She was a member of the Perry home extension unit and the Women’s Christian Club in Lawrence. She also served as a Jefferson County 4-H leader for many years.

Other survivors include two sons, Wayne Duncan, Mayetta, and Dr. Bruce Duncan, Olathe; two daughters, Sandy Casey, Vassar, and Rhonda Rowell, Lawrence; one brother, Orval Edmonds, Lawrence; two sisters, Lois Hamlet, Lecompton, and Edna Mae Lolley, Topeka; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Rodney Duncan, two brothers, Wilbur Edmonds and Marvin Edmonds, and a sister, Doris Anderson.

Funeral services were March 16 at the Perry Christian Church. Burial was at Underwood Cemetery, Williamstown.

Chapel Oaks Funeral Chapel, Lawrence, was in charge of arrangements.

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