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 with Blossman Gas.
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 greatgrandchildren.
The service was Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Grove Hill. Burial was 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.