We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Bandy Funeral Home
Hazel "Sissie" Pecolah Duke, 77 of St. Charles passed away Monday, June 6, 2022, at her home. Born May 25, 1945, to the late Luther and Rose Lee (Gilkey) Earl. She attended Union Temple General Baptist Church and spent some time working at Tradewater Nursing Home in Dawson Springs. She loved being outside fishing, taking care of her flowers and her vegetable garden and making sure that the hummingbirds had enough to eat. She also enjoyed quilting, but her family was her heart and time well spent.
Preceded in death by brothers, Larry Earl, Pete "Rabbit" Earl, Jim Earl, William "Dude" Earl, David Earl, Floyd "Spud" Earl, Bobby Earl, and Jerry Earl; and sisters, Lou Whitledge, Faye Sneed and Helen Bean.
Survived by her husband of 61 years, Larue Duke; son, Bill (Sharon) Duke of Shepherdsville; daughter, Sandra (James) Thomason of Dawson Springs; grandchildren, Branden Kembel, Jennifer Duke, Kayla (Justin) Armstrong, and Taylor Duke; great-grandchildren, Nora Armstrong and soon-to-be Baby Duke Armstrong; sister, Bill Adamson of St. Charles; brother, Kenny Earl of Providence; and many loved nieces and nephews.
Service will be held Saturday at 12:00pm at Bandy Funeral Home in Nortonville with Bro. David Hoard and Bro. Danny Earl officiating. Burial to follow at McKnight Cemetery in Dawson Springs. Visitation will be held Friday from 5:00pm - 7:00pm and on Saturday after 10:00am at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Justin Armstrong, Richie LaPradd, Travis Greer, James “Shorty” Bean, William "Bobo" Adamson and Fabian Dickerson. Honorary pallbearers are James Thomason and Branden Kembel.