Shirley Ann Martin Duncan


TIMBERLAKE — Shirley Ann Martin Duncan, 78, of Timberlake, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 at her home. Born in Orange County, she was the daughter of the late William Martin and Lois Davis Martin. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her grandson: Dirik Allen Snead and her siblings: William Martin, Jr., Ray Martin, Ronnie Martin and Marie Pruitt. Mrs. Duncan was a member of Mt. Tirzah United Methodist Church. She retired from Piedmont Electric.

Surviving are her husband, Donald Ray Duncan of the home; two children: Donald F. Duncan (Kathy) of Timberlake and Camellia “Mimi” Duncan of Bracey, Va.; two brothers: Cecil Wayne Martin (Virginia) of Bailey, Dennis Martin (Marie) of Sanford; one sister, Pam Harrington (Max) of Sanford; five grandchildren: Catherine Harrell (Mike), Amanda Fulcher (Cory), Samuel Snead, Jonathan Snead and Caleb Gray; four great-grandchildren: Naiomi Snead, Aidan Duncan, Miles Fulcher and Duncan Fulcher; multiple nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022 at the Brooks & White Funeral Home and other times at the home (1889 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road, Timberlake, N.C. 27583).

Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 at the Brooks & White Chapel. Burial will follow in the Mt. Tirzah United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Mt. Tirzah United Methodist Church, 4553 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road, Timberlake, N.C. 27583.

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