She was born in Tiger to the late Ray McClain and Rosa Bleckley McClain.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Hoke J. Duncan; two brothers, Dean McClain and Hugh McClain; and a sister, Mildred Chlupacek.
Mrs. Duncan is survived by: four brothers, William McClain of Tiger, Zane McClain and wife Peggy of West Virginia, David McClain and wife Nancy of Gainesville and Mike McClain and wife Laura of Rome; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Dalton and attended Tiger Baptist Church. For many years she was a high school teacher for the Dalton School District. She was a graduate of the University of Georgia and was an avid Georgia fan.
Funeral services were held Friday in the Beck Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Mark McClain officiating. Committal services followed at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville.
Those wishing to may make donations in Dorothy Duncan’s memory to the Sid Weber Memorial Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 485, Rabun Gap, GA 30568.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.beckfuneralhome.com.