BEAVER DAM — Thelma “Maxine” Duncan, 89, of Beaver Dam, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at Dogwood Estates, under the care of Hospice of Ohio County. She was born on April 28, 1931, in McHenry to the late Volentine “Vollie” and Iva Embry Lacefield. Maxine was a member of Beaver Dam Church of Christ and was a homemaker.
Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Morgan B. Duncan; one son, Phillip Morgan Duncan; four brothers and four sisters.
She leaves behind to cherish many memories, her daughters, Phyllis (Greg) Ashburn, of Owensboro, and Fran (Mike) Blacklock, of Cromwell; daughter-in-law, Gail Duncan, of Evansville, Ind.; six grandchildren, Leslie (Chris) Humphrey, Macey Peerman, Phillip Allen Duncan, Micaiah (Ben) Ballard, Jared Blacklock and Joey (Sarah) Blacklock; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Udell Lacefield, of Oklahoma; two sisters, Dorene Austin, of Indiana, and Joyce (Jewel) White, of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Mike Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Render Memorial Cemetery in McHenry. Friends may visit with Mrs. Duncan’s family from 4-7 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Due to health and public safety mandates, capacity will be limited to 50 percent and facial coverings will be required.
Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Thelma “Maxine” Duncan by visiting her memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.