Mittie Ethel (Musslewhite) Duncan

Posted: Fri 6:48 AM, Jul 12, 2013
Funeral Home: Dignity Memorial Funeral Chapel
April 18, 1913 - July 10, 2013

Mittie Ethel Musslewhite Duncan, 100, of Bryan, passed away at her home Wednesday, July 10, 2013. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, July 12 at Elkins Cemetery in Omen, Smith County, Texas.

Ethel was born to Reuben William and Mary Elizabeth (Mollie) Musslewhite on April 18, 1913 in Omen, Smith County, Texas. She was the 14th of 15 children. She married Talmage Duncan on August 24, 1931 in Shreveport, LA; five children were born to this marriage. She was a homemaker, artist and devoted follower of Jesus Christ. She taught Bible classes to both children and women. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and painting and loved to have her children and grandchildren near.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Talmage Duncan; grandson, Joseph Duncan; her parents, siblings, and three sons-in-law.

Survivors include her children, Freda Rhoads of Bryan, Marilyn Raney of Atlanta, June Florey of Pearland, Aaron and Anita Duncan of Trinity, and Tad and Lynda Duncan of Hillsboro; she is also survived by 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley at 502 West 26th street Bryan, Texas 77803.

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