Morris Dukes

Morris Dukes, age 60, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 at his home in Forrest City.

Mr. Dukes was born Feb. 2, 1956, in Forrest City, to the late Lee Mosley and the late Georgia Brazille Dukes.

Survivors for Mr. Dukes are his sons, Tedgrick Conley of Sacramento, Calif., Morris Dukes Jr., of Dallas; one daughter, Teresa Thompson of Syracuse, N.Y.; four sisters, Lytha and Florida Lynch, both of Forrest City, Eddie Mae Dukes of Memphis, Tenn., and Betty Jenkins of Chicago, Ill.; and 13 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at Clay Funeral Home, 2522 E. Broadway, Forrest City.

The funeral services for Mr. Dukes will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the United Christian M.B. Church in Forrest City. Interment will follow in the Casteel Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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