Christine Dones Duncan, 89, of Boston, passed away Saturday October 19, 2019 at Kensington Center in Elizabethtown, after a short illness. She was born January 31, 1930 in Louisville, worked for Dyer’s Store in Boston for 50 years and then continued by serving breakfast at the Hampton and Holiday Inn’s in Elizabethtown for 18 years. She retired at the age of 88. She was a member of Younger’s Creek Baptist Church and a long time member of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Paul “Pete” Duncan; and parents, Walter and Katie Geoghegan Dones.
She is survived by her sister, Kathleen Dones Sparkman of Boston; niece, Christi (Patrick) Kennedy of Arlington, TN; three nephews, Marshall (Ruth Ann) Sparkman of Franklin, TN, Donald Sparkman of Atlanta, GA, Dr. Keith Sparkman of Chattanooga, TN; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and special family members, Elaine McAfee, and Mona Thomasson both of Chattanooga, TN.
Her funeral service will be 11:00 am Tuesday October 22, 2019 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery in Boston. Visitation will be 5 – 8 pm Monday October 21 and 9 – 11 am Tuesday October 22 at Barlow Funeral Home. An Eastern Star service will be 6:30 pm Monday.
Memorial contributions may go to Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.
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