Gertie DuncanFebruary 3, 1928 ~ September 29, 2017 (age 89)
Gertie Gray Duncan was born Feb. 3, 1928 in Wayne Co, NC to Claudie & Hannah Gray. She celebrated her homecoming to be with the Lord & her beloved husband Jack on Sept. 29, 2017 at her home of 61 years in Orangevale, CA. Gertie was the last of 8 siblings, & survived by her 4 children: Linda Pruitt (Cory), Velma Schaufel, Christie Nunez (Edward), & Dee Duncan (Jodie). She was loved & admired by her 14 grandchildren & numerous great-grandchildren. She had a long career working for SJUSD as a special education bus driver until her retirement in 1987. Gertie loved to cook, host family dinners, gardening, & spending time with her grandchildren. She had an incredible sense of humor & shared the love of Jesus with everyone she knew. She loved the Lord & was very devoted & active in her church. As the family matriarch, she will be greatly missed by her many family & friends. Viewing will be held at Oak Ave Church Oct. 5 from 6-8PM. Celebration of Life will be at Oak Ave Church in Orangevale on Oct. 6, 2017 at 10AM. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Oak Ave Church, 8790 Oak Ave, Orangevale, CA 95662.