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Obituary for Austin Peay Duke

Austin P. Duke, age 89 of Smyrna, Tennessee passed from this life on Friday, January 14, 2022.
Austin was born Friday, February 19, 1932 in Morrison, Tennessee.

Austin enjoyed a lifelong banking career in Detroit, MI. Upon retiring, he returned to his hometown of McMinnville, TN.

He was preceded in death by mother Ethel Duke Mitchell, grandfather Robert W Duke, brothers JC, Bill, Bobby, Dan, Tom, James and sister Virginia (Baily)Mitchell.

He is survived by brother Kenneth Mitchell, nephews, nieces and cousins.

A Celebration of his life will be held at 2:00pm, Friday, March 4, 2022 at the Gardens of Memory Funeral Home in McMinnville, TN.located at 415 North Chancery St. McMinnville, Tennessee 37110.

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