Woodrow Myres Duke, 72, of Rayville, passed from this life on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at the Rayville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. He was born April 27, 1942 in New Orleans to the
union of his parents, Stuart Myers Duke and Opal Lucille Wilson Duke. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, at the Olla Cemetery in Olla with Rev. Chad Tibbs officiating. Interment followed under
direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia. He is survived by five sisters, Peggy Hale of Monroe, Linda Smith of Jena, Doris Inez Judice, Lettie Irene Duke and Priscilla Ruth Dearmon, all of Houston, TX; and a brother, Tom ClydeDuke of Shreveport.