Dovemi Lillian Marshall Duncan, 88, of Indian Valley passed away on the evening of Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Heritage Hall Rich Creek. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hascue Bernard Duncan; parents, Clydis Marshall and Edna Duncan; infant son, Bergil Andrew Duncan; sister, Geneva Marshall; brothers, Clarence Marshall, Cobern Marshall, Otis Marshall and Rufus Marshall; half-brother, Monroe Duncan; and son-in-law, Marvin Jarels.
Dovemi is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Mozelle and Gene Morrell, Brenda and Allen Cox, both of Indian Valley; and Nadean Jarels of Christiansburg; granddaughters and their husbands, Melissa and Darren Werner, Lynn and Greg Reed, Angela and Rocky Huff, Kayla and Chad Piediscalzo; grandson, Jameson Jarels; great-grandchildren, Darren and Kendall Reed, Will and Sam Werner, Jana and Shane Huff; sisters, Verna Marshall and Alice Snyder; half-sister, Shirley Bryant; brother-in-law and wife, Vance and Lena Duncan; sisters-in-law, Lorene Marshall and Vivian Marshall.
Dovemi was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an excellent cook and homemaker and enjoyed preparing big Sunday dinners for her family. Her interests included family, gardening, canning, crocheting, cross stitching and making handmade arts and crafts. She loved watching all of the wildlife in her yard and was enamored with her birds, especially the red cardinals. She loved spending time with her family and was always so happy to be with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
If there were three words to sum up the life of this precious woman, they would be family, faith and love. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday January 31, 2016 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rocky Huff and Pastor Jay Law officiating. The interment will follow at Indian Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon till 2 p.m. at Maberry Funeral Home.
Special thanks to the staff at Heritage Hall Rich Creek and Maberry Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.