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Lora Duke

Monday, January 14, 2008

EAST PRAIRIE - Lora Ann Duke, 43, died Jan. 12, 2008, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born Sept. 7, 1964, in East Prairie, to Larry Gene and Mary Louise Hedges Duke, she lived in Mississippi County all of her life, where she was involved in farming and was a part-time dispatcher for the Mississippi County Sheriff's office. She was of the Pentecostal belief.

In addition to her parents, survivors include several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by: an infant sibling; her paternal grandparents, Troy and Fay Duke; and maternal grandparents, William M. and Mary B. Hedges.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday with Keith Cook and Randy Eskew officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Bob Jones, Dale Hedges, Stacy Hedges, Randy Hedges, Danny Smithson and Jonathan Sipp.