July 5, 1930 - February 23, 2023
Visitation: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 2, 2023 at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City
Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Friday, March 3, 2023, at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City
Burial: Danville Memorial Gardens
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Margaret Duncan Grider, 92, of Danville, Kentucky, died February 23, 2023. She was born July 5, 1930, to the late William Jessie and Allene Boone Dunaway in Detroit, MI. Margaret was a secretary to the Dean of Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, North Carolina, and a Bookkeeper for Hub Frankel. Margaret also attended Transylvania University, was an apartment manager for Central State, Stanford and Lancaster, Secretary of the Office of the Registrar at Centre College and an office manager at Hammer Tund in Mars Hill, North Carolina. Margaret was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Salt River Baptist Church in Danville. Her musical talents allowed her to serve as a pianist and organist for many churches including, Parksville Baptist Church, Immanuel Baptist Church, Salt River Baptist Church, Lancaster Baptist Church, First Baptist Church in Junction City, Gethsemane Baptist Church, and Gilberts Creek Baptist Church. Her musical talents also led her to sing with the Gospel Harmonettes.
Margaret is predeceased by her husband, W.L. Duncan; grandson, P.J. Duncan; son, James Duncan; siblings, James Dunaway, Russell Dunaway, Doris Bottoms, Lily Gooch and Marie Potts.
Survivors include her children, Lance (Naomi) Duncan, Cindi Duncan Davidson; her grandchildren, Brian (Julia) Duncan, Jordan (Justine) Duncan, Benjamin (Becca) Duncan, Kelly (Nick) Caton, Sheri (Jeremiah) Satterly, Lindsay Devine and Holly (Austin) Hammons; great-grandchildren, Roxy Duncan, Liam Duncan, Noah Duncan, Mason Duncan, Tytus Duncan, Gracie Caton, Seth Caton, Chapman Satterly, Jack Satterly, Izzy Devine, Sophia Devine, Hazel Hammons, Jahri Hammons and Nora Hammons.
The funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday, March 3, 2023, at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City with Rev. David Evans officiating. The visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 2, 2023 also at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. The burial will be at Danville Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations are suggested to Gideon’s International.