6/24/14 —– Evelyn Smith Duke

Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Smith Duke, age 81 of Manchester will be conducted at 1:30 pm, Tuesday, Graveside at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating.

Visitation with the family will be from 11 am until 1 m at Manchester Funeral Home.

Mrs. Duke passed this life on Friday, June 20 at the Manchester Healthcare Center.


Mrs. Duke was born in Carthage, Tennessee the daughter of the late Jack and Mary Katherine Kemp Smith. 

She was retired from PCA in Manchester where she was a secretary.  Mrs. Duke was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manchester and loved to read and have a good debate. 

Mrs. Duke is survived by:

 2 daughters- Teresa Duke of Estill Springs

                            Sheila Ramsey of Viola

Special friends and caregivers, Mrs. Nadine Myers, Mrs. Liz Smith and Clark  and Dean Jernigan

The Duke family also wants to recognize the Manchester Healthcare Center for their wonderful and loving care of Mrs. Duke

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE DUKE FAMILY flower11