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Celebrating the life of
Mary Jane Martin Duncan
January 07, 1917 - April 10, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 10:00am to 11:00am - Friday, April 14, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00am - Friday, April 14, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Burial
  • - Friday, April 14, 2017
  • Greenwich Cemetery
  • 330 Greenwich Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • (912) 651-6843

My condolences to the Duncan Family on your loss. May Jehovah God, the God of comfort grant you his peace while you await his promise at Revelation 21:3,4 to wipe out sickness, pain,sorrow and death. May fond memories of Mary Jane linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org for more encouragement

Henry, Lawrenceville, GA

My condolences to the Duncan family. At Revelation 21:3,4 Jehovah gives us hope to be able to welcome back our dear loved ones again one day, he promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. May Jehovah be with your famiy during this difficult time. For more information please visit www.jw.org.

LG, Savannah, GA

My deepest condolences to the Duncan family for the loss of your loved one. God is the God of all comfort and promises us this comfort at 2 Cor 1:3, 4. In the days to come may the memories of your loved one bring smiles to your face and a light to your hearts.

Trotty Family, Atlanta , GA

Mary Jane Martin Duncan

Mary Jane Martin Duncan, 99, died peacefully on Monday, April 10, 2017. Born on July 7, 1917 in Union City, Tennessee, Mary Jane was the daughter of Walker Lawrence Martin and Myrah Nash Martin, and a sister to Annie Ruth Martin Hart. She grew up in Union City where she graduated from Union City High School as Valedictorian of her class in 1935.

She graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She then worked in Nashville, Tennessee for a number of years. It was there she met Dr. J. Harry Duncan, whom she married. He served in World War II as Naval Air Force Flight Surgeon. When he returned from the war, she joined him and he completed his Medical Residency Training in New York. They moved to Savannah, Georgia in 1949.

Mary Jane became an active member of First Baptist Church, where she remained active for more than 60 years. She served two terms as President of the Women’s Missionary Union. She taught Sunday School for many years, and served on a number of key committees of the church.

She served on many civic and charitable organizations in officer positions; including Savannah Chapter D.A.R., where she was a 50 year member, the P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter S, Garden Club of Savannah where she was a past President and co-chairman of Nogs Tour of Homes, and the Froebel Circle.

She was devoted to her two nieces, Belinda Hart Hawkins of Memphis, Tennessee and Suzy DeFoor of Atlanta, Georgia, and also her nephew George W. Duncan, Jr. of Sugarland, Texas, her three great nieces, three great nephews, and several great-great nieces and nephews. She will be missed by these young people who were such a great part of her life.

Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 14, 2017 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 14, 2017 at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel.

Burial will be in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that remembrances be made to First Baptist Church.

 

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My condolences to the Duncan Family on your loss. May Jehovah God, the God of comfort grant you his peace while you await his promise at Revelation 21:3,4 to wipe out sickness, pain,sorrow and death. May fond memories of Mary Jane linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org for more encouragement

Henry, Lawrenceville, GA

My condolences to the Duncan family. At Revelation 21:3,4 Jehovah gives us hope to be able to welcome back our dear loved ones again one day, he promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope that Jehovah God promises us in the near future. May Jehovah be with your famiy during this difficult time. For more information please visit www.jw.org.

LG, Savannah, GA

My deepest condolences to the Duncan family for the loss of your loved one. God is the God of all comfort and promises us this comfort at 2 Cor 1:3, 4. In the days to come may the memories of your loved one bring smiles to your face and a light to your hearts.

Trotty Family, Atlanta , GA


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