Funeral services for Mr. Jessie Lee Duke, age 78, of Murfreesboro, will be conducted on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Manchester Funeral Home with Brother David Walls officiating. Burial will follow in Gilley Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 9:00 AM until service time. Mr. Duke passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro, TN.
Jessie was born on October 9, 1939 in Coffee County, TN to the late Alton and Janie Duke. Jessie worked for Electrolux, after retiring he owned and operated The Vac Shack for many years. He enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, watching racing, socializing, and absolutely loved helping others.
In addition to his parents, Jessie is preceded in death by five brothers, Claiborne Duke, Cleve Duke, Clifford Duke, Howard Duke, Robbie Duke; four sisters, Thelma Farless, Bernice Frazier, Azzie Mae Thompson, and Deen Theele. Jessie is survived by one son, Randy Duke (Gayle Averitte); one daughter, Lisa Duke Crowell (Jeff); three grandchildren, Kenny Allen (Crystal), Kevin Allen (Marla), Morgan Binhammer (Martin); seven great grandchildren, Kloey, Colby, Malayna, Cameron, Charlotte, Shelby, and William.
Special thanks to Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro and their staff that took care of Mr. Duke in his final hours. The family request that you make donations to Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro.
Manchester Funeral Home is Honored to Serve the Duke Family.
Manchester Funeral Home
214 E. Main St. Manchester, TN