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“I will always remember her sitting in her chair at church enjoying the music and shaking our hands! It is awesome to imagine her in heaven with no...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Trish Albright - Lafayette, IN

“Brenda and family, I'm sorry about your mother's death. I hope your good family memories help you through this difficult time. My thoughts and...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Marilyn Yoder - Lafayette, IN

“I am very sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Celeste Dixon - Frankfort, IN

Ruby M. Duncan, age 83, died at 3:41 a.m. Saturday, April 05, 2014 at IU Health Arnett Hospital. Born on March 19, 1931 in Tazewell, TN, she was the daughter of the late Marshall Cox and Ollie Vestel Cox. Ruby married Clyde E. Duncan, Sr. on April 11, 1949 in Tazewell, TN and he preceded her in death on February 26, 1994. Ruby enjoyed crafts, painting, ceramics and playing bingo.

Surviving are her children: Zada Cavins (husb: Dave), Clyde E. Duncan, Jr. (wife: Joyce), Brenda Hardesty (husb: Ron), Bill Duncan (wife: Anna), all of Lafayette and Cindy Haurez (husb: Glenn) of Buck Creek, three siblings: Bertie McDonald of Lafayette, Helen Hensley of TN, and Wade Cox of Holland, MI, twenty grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by eight brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call from noon Thursday until the 1:00 p.m. Thursday service, April 10, 2014 at Hippensteel Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Camp officiating. Interment will be at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at