Elsie Mae Duke
December 20, 1933 - September 24, 2020
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DURHAM- Mrs. Elsie Mae Drane Duke, 86, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020. Mrs. Duke was born on December 20, 1933 to James and Kathleen Drane in Durham, North Carolina. Elsie retired from GTE/Verizon after 45 years. She was a member of the Bethesda Ruritan Club and attended Calvary Baptist Church. Elsie loved to…

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Hope Raynor left a message on September 30, 2020:
Dear Tommy and Debbie and Family, I was so sorry to hear about Elsie. I worked with her at the GTE Toll Center. The last time I saw her and Titus was at the Bethesda Ruitan Club where a group was playing Blue Grass Music. Titus was the master of ceremonies. It had been years since I had seen Elsie. I spoke to her while I was there and she was so thrilled to see me and I was glad to see her. Debbie happened to be there that night so Elsie introduced me to Debbie. Tommy and I worked together at GTE. Elsie always was friendly and always had a smile. I know she will be missed by many. May God Give You And Your Family Comfort And Peace During This Difficult Time! My Thoughts And Prayers Are With You! A friend and co-worker, Hope Raynor
Allison Hilbert left a message on September 28, 2020:
Only knew you for a short time but it was remarkable. Godspeed Elsie.
Tracey Drane Campbell left a message on September 28, 2020:
Aunt Elsi was a sweetheart. Always called, checked in on momma and I after daddy passed. This went on for years! She would visit Bible Baptist church and always have pictures for me of daddy, her brother, since I never got to meet him. Truly the glue of trying to make sure we were still cared for and loved as family. I know she is truly happy right now in Heaven with her siblings and Uncle Titus but most of all, our Savior, The Lord Jesus Christ! Thank u Aunt Elsi for all the love and gifts you bestowed for me growing up!
Carla Lopez Hardiman left a message on September 27, 2020:
So sorry to hear of Miss Elsie’s passing. She was such a sweet woman. Kevin and Chris- I love you both very much and know this year has given us a lot of loss. I’m so very sorry. Tommy, Christy, and the rest of the family- I will keep you in my prayers. Please know the Lopez family is thinking of all of you.
Sandra W Edge left a message on September 26, 2020:
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Kacie Reeder left a message on September 25, 2020:
Grandma Elsie, you’ll be missed by so many. I’ll always remember your sense of humor and your sweet demeanor and that wonderful basement in your house!
Barbara & Wayne left a message on September 25, 2020:
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Shelba Perry left a message on September 25, 2020:
I am so sorry to hear of Elsie's passing. Worked with her for many years at the Telephone Company. Praying for God's comfort for the family.
Hudson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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