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“Forever In Our Memories, Forever In Our Hearts”
Viola Duncan, age 98, died peacefully in her sleep on April 11, 2018 of natural causes. Momma, Big Momma, Momma Viola, Aunt Vi as she was affectionately known was born on November 7, 1919 in Elmo (Kaufman County), Texas. She was the oldest child of Ms. Callie Holland.
Ms. Duncan worked as a nursing assistant in nursing homes. She was extremely sharp and quick witted despite having only a third grade education. She would often say, “You gotta’ git up early if you gon’ pull one on “Ole Lady Duncan!”
Ms. Duncan loved to have a good time with family and friends. She enjoyed music and loved to dance. She also liked playing cards especially bid whist and was a fierce domino player! Her children and grandchildren can attest to that!!
Ms. Duncan loved the Lord and fellowshipped at various churches in the Denver community. In her final days she would often say, “I know God loves me and got my back!”
Ms. Viola Duncan was the mother of ten (10) children-Roy James Cooper, Lavern Cooper, Charlie Mae Williams, Callie Marie Williams, Geanetta Williams, Richard Charles Williams Jr., Virginia Ruth Williams, Doris Jean Brown, Thelma Maxine Brown, James Brown.
Viola Duncan is preceded in death by her children: Roy James Cooper, Richard Charles Williams Jr., Doris Jean Brown, James Brown and Thelma Maxine Brown; her siblings: Claude, William, James and Jewel Manzay, Thelma Johnson, Katherine Price and Faye Cooper .
Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Charlie Mae Strong of Denver, Colorado, Callie Marie Robins of Dallas, Texas, Geanetta Martinez and Virginia Ruth Boyd both of Denver, Colorado; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

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