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“We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Ben and Teresa Bennett - FORTSON, GA

“"Mamaw"There was nobody like my mamaw! She was so beautiful! There is not just one memory in my life about her that was wonderful, "there were all of...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Missy (Dukes) Faughn - KY

“Dear Dukes Family, We are so very sorry for your loss. Mrs. Dukes was a lovely lady and I have fond memories of her when we would be visiting my...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Darlene Sallee Robinson - KY

“Thinking of you and your family in your time of loss.Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. Harold & Barbara...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Harold & Barbara Dukes - Powderly, KY

“Mamaw , Thank you for being my mamaw. For loving and taking your time to make my life special . I will never forget your love for me. Thank you for...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Lisa Dukes Johnson - Greenville, KY

“Mrs Dukes...and sometimes I called her Grandma Dukes, was one of the sweetest ladies I've ever met. As a child, she always had a smile for me,...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Larry Everly - Ridgely, TN


CENTRAL CITY - Vernellen "Snookie" Dukes, 92, of Central City, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 24, 2013 at her home. Mrs. Dukes was born August 21, 1920. She was a member of Mercer Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, James "Jay" H. Dukes.

Survivors include her daughter, Patsy Howerton of Central City; sons James (Ann) Dukes of Central City and Jodie (Davida) Dukes of Central City; grandchildren Don Howerton, Terry Howerton, Kathy Dukes, Lisa Johnson, Melissa Faughn, Joshua Dukes, and Recia Stanley; and great-grandchildren Matthew Howerton, Julia Howerton, Katherine Howerton, Hailey Murphy, Seth Dukes, B.J. and Jessica Luttrell, Noah Luttrell, Jeremiah Short, April Faughn, Cabri Stanley, and Jaxon Dukes.

Funeral services will be Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. James Branscum officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.