Nellie Ruth Duke

Nellie Ruth Duke, 83, of Trenton, died Friday afternoon, Dec. 1, 2017. Mrs. Duke was retired from Candlewick Yarns of Ringgold and was a member of the Scenic Land Holiness Church and the Dade County Senior Citizens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvan L. Duke; parents, Doc and Rosa Lee Delaney Guffey; two brothers, Boyd and J.W. Guffey; and two sisters, Joan and Bonnie Guffey.

Surviving include her daughter, Diana (John) Yantis of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.; sons, Terry Michael (Regina) Duke of Trenton, Randy (Teresa Simmons) Duke of Hixson, Tenn., and Jeff (Dee) Duke of Lookout Mountain, Tenn.; sisters Evelyn Langston of Grant, Ala., and Imogene Gamble of Swearengin, Ala.; brothers Danny and Rodney Guffey, both of Swearengin; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, in the chapel with Rev. Charles Willmon officiating. Interment will be in the New Prospect Cemetery on Grant Mountain, Ala.

Family will receive friends from 1-8 p.m. on Sunday and 10-11 a.m. on Monday at Ryan Funeral Home.

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Arrangements by Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton, Georgia.

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