Joanne Duncan

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Joanne Duncan, 72, El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019, following a lengthy illness. Joanne was born Jan. 14, 1947, in Webb City, Mo., to Joseph and Annie Mae (Crider) Hall. She was married to Everett Andrew Duncan and he preceded her in death in 2001.

Joanne grew up and graduated high school in El Dorado Springs, Mo. She spent most of her life as a housekeeper and worked for a time at Nevada State Hospital. She lived in Nevada for a number of years and lived in El Dorado Springs the past three years. Joanne collected anything made of cobalt blue glass and loved spending time with family and her two grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter, April Swager and her husband, Derrick, of El Dorado Springs; her grandchildren,Wyatt Strawn and Shyera Baughman; her brothers, Jessie Hall of Lamar, Grover Hall and his wife, Jeanie, and Jim Hall; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Nina Gardner; and an infant son.

Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m., Monday, July 1, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, with Chaplain Kenny Batson officiating. Family visitation will follow until 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to the family in care of the funeral home.

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