July 15, 2014

Surprise Party for Florence Duncle Meyers, 1968

The following article appeared in the July 1, 1968 edition of the Monroe News Star:

Florence Duncle was born in Sicily Island on June 14, 1880 to the marriage of William R. Duncle and Almeda Turner.  She was a sister to Ellen, Almeda, Octavia, John, Albert Sidney, Henry Edward and Ruth Duncle.

On June 27, 1897 she married Cicero Jacob Meyers in Catahoula Parish.  She and her husband had the following children:
William Herbert, 1898-1899
Katie, 1901-1992 (m. Henry Daniel Bruce)
Cicero E., 1903-1988 (m. Flora M.)
Florence Elizabeth, 1907-1997 (m. Jacob Roddie Heard)
Ethel Alaska, 1910-1971 (m. Carl Rupert Deen)
Simon M., 1912-1980 (m. Doris Watson)
Rufus Gordon, 1915-2002 (m. Elva Valentine)
Johnny S., 1918-1977 (m. Ann Smith)
Almeda, 1923-2011 (m. Harry D. Russell)
Florence Duncle Meyers died on July 3, 1971.  She is buried alongside her husband in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery in Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.

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