Bertha "Fern" Duncan, age 81, of Moravian Falls, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

She was born March 7, 1939 in Wilkes County to Rufus Talmadge and Bertha Rhoades Fletcher. Fern was a member of Cub Creek Baptist Church, where she was very active. Mrs. Duncan loved her church. She was a kind and loving person who enjoyed helping and doing things for others. She also was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and caring for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Sharon Kay Duncan; brothers, Guy Fletcher, Bruce Fletcher, John Henry Fletcher; sisters, Hazel Burgess, Sylvia Smithey and Lula Mae Klutz.

Mrs. Duncan is survived by her husband, Norval “Bob” Duncan; daughters, Karen Walker and spouse Curtis of Moravian Falls, Barbara Lee and spouse Tom of Salisbury, Maryland; son, Robert Duncan and spouse Lisa of Wilkesboro; brothers, Gene Fletcher of North Wilkesboro, Ralph Fletcher of Moravian Falls; grandchildren, Clay Walker and spouse Jacquelyn, Kelly Griffin and spouse Nathaniel all of Moravian Falls, Kyler Duncan and Ashley Duncan both of Wilkesboro; great grandchildren, Carrigan Walker, McKinley Walker and Gabe Griffin all of Moravian Falls.

Funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Cub Creek Baptist Church with Mr. Fred Eldreth officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Cub Creek Baptist Church from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Wilkes South Gideons, PO Box 323, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Ray Joines, Steve Joines, Jeff Walker, Chris Holder, David Bowman and Ray Lyons.

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