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Ruth Duncan

July 12, 1930 — February 20, 2018

Ruth Duncan

God saw you were getting tired and a cure was not to be, so He put His arms around you and whispered, "Come to me." With tearful eyes we watched you, and saw you pass away, and although we love you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, a precious soul at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. Author Unknown

Ruth Duncan, 87 years old, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, was called to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 20, 2018. She entered this world on July 12, 1930, born to Joe and Gladys Searcy. Ruth was a long-time member of Milldale Baptist Church.

Ruth is survived by her loving husband of 71 years, John Wesley Duncan; daughters, Debbie Duncan Robertson and husband Ed, Glenda West, and Lisa Spurgeon and Randy; 11 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; brother, John Edwin Searcy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ruth is preceded in death by her son, Eddie Duncan; grandson, Levi Swanson; great-grandson, Landon Swanson; son-in-law, James West; three sisters, Mary Jo Farris, Letha Mae Nugent, and Minnie Grace Brown; and brother, Frank Searcy.

Pallbearers will be Jason Robertson, Jared Robertson, Jerome Robertson, Cole Robertson, Joshua Spurgeon, Jeremy Spurgeon, Randy Spurgeon, Brandon Swanson, Jonathan Duncan, and honorary, Levi Swanson.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Milldale Baptist Church, 11950 Milldale Road, Zachary, Louisiana, on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. officiated by Reverend Dennis Terry and Jason Robertson. The graveside service and burial will follow in the Milldale Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Baton Rouge Hospice and to Grace Nursing Home for eight great years of care.

The online guestbook may be signed by visiting www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com.

Visitation


Milldale Baptist Church
11950 Milldale Rd.
Zachary, LA  70791
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Service


Milldale Baptist Church
11950 Milldale Rd.
Zachary, LA  70791
Saturday, February 24, 2018
1:00 p.m.

Cemetery


Milldale Baptist Church Cemetery
11950 Milldale Road
Zachary, LA  70791

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