Ms. Hazel Gessford Duncan, 83, of Linden passed away Sunday October 21, 2018 at Perry County Nursing Home. She was born in Arlington, Virginia to the late William Carl Strickler and Hazel Mae Gessford Strickler. She was a retired Cook, having worked at Perry County High School, Perry Community Hospital and lastly at Perry County Nursing Home. She had also worked at Linden Apparel Plant # 2. She was a member of the Linden United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Alvin Eunice "Red" Duncan, a great-grandson Leonardo Duncan, a sister Carlette Rowan and a brother William Carl "Sonny" Strickler, Jr. Survivors include her daughters Linda Ware of Goodlettsville, Tn. and Hazel (Thomas) Swaw of Linden, sons James (Brenda) Duncan of Linden, Alvin Eunice (Donna) Duncan, Jr. and William Duncan both of Marietta, Georgia, grandchildren Daniel (Lisa) Rigazzi, Elizabeth (Greg) Fecteau, Patrick (Debby) Ware, Christopher Young, Jasmine (Jonathan) Thom, Kristin (Phillip) Oliver, Alicia Webb, Dani Duncan, Taylor Norton, Levi (Abby) Duncan, Zachary, Courtney and Jilliann Swaw, great-grandchildren Domenic Rigazzi, Harper Ware, Jackson Young, Royce Young, Aubrey Oliver, Cheyenne Norton, Teaghan Reeves and Aubrey Duncan, sisters Diane Koper Denver, Colorado and Joann Olevsky Bethesda, Maryland and a host of other loving family members and many, many friends.