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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • Hazel M. Duncan

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  • Services for Hazel M. Duncan, 94, will be 2 p.m. today in the Harvey-Douglas Centennial Chapel with Major Barbara Wilson officiating.
    Hazel Marguerite Farmer was born April 7, 1918, the daughter of William and Ida Wilson Farmer, in Caddo County Oklahoma on Sugar Creek. She left this life on January 15, 2013, after an extended illness.
    Hazel married Calvin Wayne Duncan on September 15, 1950, and moved to Ardmore where Calvin was stationed with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Hazel had a long and happy career with Southwestern Bell from 1948 until 1979.
    Hazel was very active in her community and charitable organizations. She was an active volunteer for the Salvation Army since 1950. She served the Christian organization in many capacities year round and worked diligently during the Christmas season. She was awarded the Salvation Army Territorial Award of Excellence for her work in the auxiliary. Hazel also shared her time with the Mercy Memorial Auxiliary and Telephone Pioneers. She was a lifelong member of the First Orthodox Baptist Church and worked for the Carter County Election Board for 20 years.
    Hazel was a good friend to all and enjoyed all her telephone company pals and her YMCA swim club buddies. Hazel loved fashion, makeup and jewelry and often gave scarf demonstrations and sold Mary Kay for 30 years.
    Hazel is survived by her daughter, Sandra Pruitt and husband, Joe Ben of Ardmore; son, Kenneth Dotson of Hennepin; daughter, Lavern Trivitt of Taft, California; daughter, Leta Davis and husband, Roy of Dover, Florida; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and her little dog, Honey.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Calvin; and her six brothers and sisters.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C Street NW, Ardmore, OK 73401 or The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 1483, Ardmore, OK 73402.
    Memorial condolences may be made online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.
    Services under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.
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