Marjorie Duncombe

Marjorie Duncombe

Tuesday January 22nd, 1924 - Saturday October 10th, 2020
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Marjorie Pearl Markham Duncombe, 96, went home to the loving presence of her Savior on October 10, 2020 in Gulf Breeze, Florida in the presence of her daughter Kay.

She was born in York, Alabama January 22, 1924 to the late Clyde Leslie Markham Sr. and Pearl Sturdivant Markham. She was one of seven children;having two sisters and four brothers.

Margie was very personable and had a quick, warm smile. She left the South after marrying the love of her life in 1942, David M. Duncombe, of Ogden, Utah. They were married 65 years. Margie was very industrious and worked until age 72, mostly as a doctor's assistant. Having married a Cadet in the United States Army Air Corps, Margie, Mom,Nana, had a lifetime of military adventures living throughout the USA, including two four - year tours abroad living in Marrakesh, Morocco and Ankara, Turkey. Settling in Paradise, California in 1965, she lived a life dedicated to the Church, her family and dear friends. She was well loved and respected, and will be sorely missed by all who were honored to have known her.She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters; Doris and Dorothy Welton (Wib) of Chattanooga; brothers, Leslie and Weldon Markham of Chattanooga.

She is survived by her daughter, Kay Millette of Gulf Breeze, Florida; son, Mike (Brenda) Duncombe of Langlois, Oregon; sister-in-law, Doris Borger of Roy, Utah; grandchildren, Tanya (Kevin) Millette, Tania (Anthony) Reading, David (Tatyana) Miletta, Kimberly (Dan) Barger, Aaron (Jessica) Duncombe and David Matthew Duncombe; brothers, Lynn (Nancy) Markham of Brentwood, Tn. and Wilbourne (Delores) Markham of Signal Mountain, Tn; thirteen great -grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Public viewing will begin at 9:00 am Tuesday, October 20, 2020 . A celebration of her life will follow at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel. Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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With our deepest love, David, Tatyana, Mila & Gigi

Posted at 11:37pm
Our sweet amazing precious Nana. You are in our hearts forever. You are so incredibly loved and will be remembered always and forever. God Bless You.
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She was a great Jesus loving woman. May the family be comforted by our Saviour Jesus Christ's loving presence. Love to you all
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