Lavert Duke, 83, of Coffeeville died Aug. 30, 2011 at Camden Nursing Home.
He was born Sept. 2, 1927. He was a native of Grove Hill. He was a member of Center Point Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a truck driver.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Duke, Coffeeville; three sons, William A. Duke, David L. Duke, both of Grove Hill, Terry A. Duke, Sweet Water; one brother, Grady Duke, Grove Hill; two sisters, Mary Lou Reeves, Jackson, Anna Gollott, Mobile; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 1 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Grove Hill. The service will be Friday, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Grove Hill. Burial will be in the Magnolia Cemetery on the Piney Woods Road in Grove Hill.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.