Linda Edwards Duncan

Linda Edwards Duncan, 63, of Gaffney, S.C., passed away surrounded by loved ones at Providence Hospital in Columbia, S.C., on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, following a brief illness.

Beloved wife of Rev. William L. Duncan, she was born in Cherokee County and was the daughter of the late Willie Lee and Sarah Oglesby Edwards. She was a member of Allen Temple CME Church.

She graduated from Gaffney High School and SC State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees.

Mrs. Duncan was a retired elementary teacher for Cherokee County School District One where she worked for 35 years.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 17, at 1 p.m. in Concord Baptist Church. The family will receive friends in The Gilmore Mortuary on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 6 p.m-7 p.m.

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Published in The Gaffney Ledger on Aug. 14, 2017

14 thoughts on “Linda Edwards Duncan

  1. Linda was a beautiful servant of God who was always willing to share her talents and resources. Her face always radiated and glowed with beautiful smiles. She will certainly be missed by friends and members of Fairview C.M.E. Church. We thank God that she so positively and profoundly impacted our church. Family, may you find comfort in knowing that Linda is at peace and rest with her Heavenly Father! Blessings, love, and peace to each of you!

  2. Prayers for Linda’s family. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by so many. She meant much to me as a friend and a fellow teacher at Goucher School. I admired so much about Linda, especially her love of God, her family and her school family.

  3. Mrs. Duncan taught me and my daughter I will always remember her for her kind heart and sweet manner. She was one of the best and I will always cherish the memories I have with her. She always made you feel special and loved.

  4. Prayers for the family. Ms. Duncan, Ms. Edwards, to most of us made a huge impact on many lives including my own.

  5. The Edwards and Duncan Family,

    Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,
    May the blessings of love be upon you,
    May its peace abide with you,
    May its essence illuminate your heart,
    Now and forever more.

  6. Prayers to her family so very sorry for your loss of such a sweet lady. She was one of the best teachers that Cherokee county and Goucher school ever had. She had a contagious smile that would light up a room. She will be dearly missed.

  7. I adored her as my second grade teacher. She truly left a lasting impact on every child she taught. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.

  8. Prayers for the family. Mrs. Edwards was a wonderful sweet lady. She taught me at Goucher, and was just as sweet then.

  9. Thoughts and prayers for the family. Linda taught my children at Goucher and was one of their favorite teachers! She always had a smile on her face and I loved her gentle way with the children. She will be greatly missed.

  10. I absolutely adored this beautiful lady as a teacher and person in general! She was softly spoken and made whatever bad day you were having much better as soon as she spoke! Praying for family and friends as I know she will be missed.

  11. A woman who made such an impact on my life , my first grade teacher , along with my siblings. So loving and patient.. my heart is broken. I will forever thank you for being so kind to me and reminding me my glasses made me special no strange… Rest assured you will be extremely missed Mrs Edwards!

  12. Such a beautiful lady inside and out. I worked at Goucher for five years. Her room was across from the class I worked in. I loved talking to Linda and being around her. What a Godly woman she was. Saw her one day when I was out walking. She told me about her wonderful husband. You could tell how happy she was. This beautiful lady will be missed by so many people. Prayers for all of her family.

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