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“Please accept my condolences at the death of your mom. She and my folks were great friends. When we came up every summer we would spend time with...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Denise (Bowman) Iund - UT

“Dear Mel, Loren, Gordy, Denise, Kelly & Wives and Husband and Grandkids - Just this weekend I learned of Aunt Mae's passing. She was a wonderful...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin Brueckner - San Diego, CA

“Dear family of Mavis. My mother, Libbie Hayward, went to Mavis to get her hair done for many years and the last two years of her life mother lived...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Margaret Ottesen - Mapleton, UT

“Aunt Mavis was a wonderful woman. I remember when my daughter (Melea) was very young she went to see Aunt Mavis on Halloween. when she arrived home...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jeanette Tingey - Spanish Fork, UT

“Sorry to hear that Mavis had passed on. My sincere condolences to the Duke family. Mavis was my friend, a great lady and a wonderful person to me...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Charles Taylor - Lake Forest, CA

“Melvin Tingey Duke, Please accept my condolences at the death of your mom. How I remember her cheering us on at our games in Little League, Pony...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Steven Boyson - Roy, UT

“Thanks to all who have helped us in this challenging time, and especially for the help from the Grandchildren and those of the Duke Clan and their...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Kelly T. Duke - Provo, UT - Son

“Dear Duke Family, Ever since your dear mother served as a missionary in Rockford, Illinois, we have loved her and your family. I rejoice with you...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Dr. Willis D. Waite - ID

“Please accept my sincere condolences on Mavis' passing. She was always a kind friend of our family and a real supporter of me as I was growing up. ...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Andrus - Paris, France

“Please accept our sincere sympathies with the passing of your mother. She will be greatly missed at our Branch. The Geneva Branch of the Church of...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: The Geneva Branch of the LDS Church - UT


Mavis (Mae) Tingey Duke
1919 ~ 2013

On October 12, 2013, Mavis (Mae) Tingey Duke, 93, passed away from natural causes. Mavis was born in Woodruff, Utah, to Thomas Josiah and Rowena Cook Tingey, Jr. on October 25, 1919. She graduated high school in 1938, then attended Excelsis Beauty School in Salt Lake City. She then met Gordon Duke, an active sailor in the US Navy during WWII. While he was serving his country she served a mission in the Northern States mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1940-41. She married Gordon Duke in the Salt Lake Temple on June 22, 1945. She was a long standing resident of Provo, Utah, where she worked as a beautician for 60 years. She loved her family, curly hair, the 4th of July, her country, BYU sports, and watching her children play ball. She was an active member of the LDS Church and held many callings.

She is survived by her children, Melvin T. (Janet), Centerville; Loren T. (Heidi), Riverton; Gordon T., Provo; Denise Puhlmann (Martin), AZ., and Kelly T. (Emma), Provo; 21 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; sister, Roka T. Raymond of Ogden; and brother, Grant C. Tingey of Lake Shore; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 21st, 2013, at the Provo Peak 7th Ward Chapel (old Provo 8th), 515 East 200 North, Provo, Utah . A viewing will be held on Sunday evening Oct. 20th, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at Walker Sanderson Tribute Center, 85 East 300 South, Provo, Utah and Monday morning from 9-9:45 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment will be held at Centerville Memorial Park, 550 South 400 East, Centerville, Utah.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the LDS Missionary Fund in Mavis Duke's name.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.tributecenterutah.com