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Ralph H. Duke

Ralph Harvey Duke, 78, Gardendale, Ala., died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006.
A native of Crawford County, he was the son of the late Richard H. and Jessie A. Goldman Duke.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Irene Wideman; a son, Steve Duke, and four sisters, Marie Patton, Helen Slayton, Lucile Outland and Alma Bye.
Survivors include two sons, Stanley Duke of Milltown and Chris Wiseman of Gardendale, Ala.; three daughters, Linda Gail Hendricks of Milltown, Shelley Early of Lanesville and Linda Kester of New York; two sisters, Mary Ann Huff of New Albany and Irma Lee Robertson of Jeffersonville; nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Saturday, Jan. 28, at Gardendale Chapel with burial in Oakwood Memorial Cemetery.