Mildred York Duncan (Shoopman) passed away on August 2, 2011. She was born on July 16, 1924 in Smokey Junction, TN. She was a very loving and dedicated mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, and great-grandmother that enjoyed spending time with her family and working outside with her flowers.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother William and Florence Cross York, first husband Convie Duncan, second husband Elsic Shoopman, son Roger Duncan, and infant sons Billy Duncan and Fuston Duncan.

She is survived by her sons Murrel Duncan and wife Molly, Jerry Duncan and wife Teresa both of Aiken, SC, Justin Dale Shoopman of Corbin, KY, and Johnny and wife Linda Shoopman of Jellico, TN, daughters Sharon Sutton and Annette Owens and husband Donnie both of Jacksboro, sister Lillian Seagraves of IL, 19 grandchildren, and 27 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2011 in the Martin Wilson chapel with Rev Larry Sexton and Rev Hilton Duncan officiating. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2011 in the Bakers Forge Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eric Duncan, Jimmy Shoopman, Brian Duncan, Dale Shoopman, Johnny Shoopman, Dustin Shoopman, Justin Shoopman, and Jeremy Shoopman.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in LaFollette in charge of arrangement

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