Karen Lynn Duke

December 29, 1954 - February 25, 2004

Mrs. Karen Lynn Duke, age 49, of Trenton, Texas passed away on February 25, 2004, in Trenton. She was born on December 29, 1954, in McKinney, Texas to Billy Ray and Bobbie Mae (Jordan) Batchelor. She married Jesse Thomas Duke on November 1, 1996, in Trenton. Mrs. Duke served in the U.S. Air Force; she served in Italy as a linguist. She is survived by her husband, Jesse T. Duke of Trenton; sons, Timothy Mark Elphick and Sean Michael Elphick also of Trenton; brother, Timothy Ray Bathchelor and wife, Ashley of Mead, Oklahoma; and aunts, Mildred Case of Wills Point, Texas, Nell Judd of Princeton, Texas, Opal Combest of Van Alstyne, Texas and Louise Lewis of Mineola, Texas. Mrs. Duke was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, February 28, 2004, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Buddy Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Friday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.