Matilda Ellen Duzan
March 30, 1928 – June 16, 2020
Matilda E. Brown Duzan, 92, of Prospect Hill, NC, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Born in Henry County, MO; she was the daughter of the late Emmett William Brown and Beaula Faye Stephens Brown. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Elbert Gordan Duzan, Sr.; her two children: Lawana Howard and Elbert Gordan Duzan, Jr.; her siblings: Kenneth Dale Brown, Genevieve Brown and Viola Brown.
Mrs. Duzan was a faithful member of New Life Independent Baptist Church. In her earlier years she was a Sunday School teacher. She loved knitting and crocheting things for her family and friends. She also enjoyed working with flowers. Mrs. Duzan loved her family especially, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Duzan is survived by her daughter, Karen Oestreicher and husband Stephen, of Prospect Hill; seven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2 PM Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the New Life Independent Baptist Church with the Pastor Mike Whitt officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (1-2 PM). Burial will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 701 North 94th Street, Kansas City, Kansas 66112.
Memorials may be made to New Life Independent Baptist Church, 6413 Burlington Rd., Hurdle Mills, NC 27541.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2020