Amanda Duncan 49, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at UNC Hospice House, Pittsboro, NC, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 11, 2018  at Community Friends Church, Carthage, NC, with Dr. Kenneth McNeill and Pastor Chris Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Amanda’s joy was always her family.  She loved the beach, cooking and all their family trips.  She put her faith in Jesus and tried to share a positive attitude with everyone.  She was a teacher that loved each student and each class she taught. Amanda believed in student responsibility and that every child had the ability to learn and succeed.  She was a Teacher of the Year recipient. Amanda was the daughter of the late James”Jim” Duncan.

Amanda is survived by daughters: Jessica Brown and husband Matthew, of Bear Creek, Morgan Oldham, of Bear Creek; son: Taylor Oldham, of Bear Creek; mother: Kay Miller, of North Myrtle Beach, SC; brothers: Mitch Duncan and wife Pam, of Robbins, Chris Duncan and wife Pam, of North Myrtle Beach; many nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the homes of her son,Taylor and  brother, Mitch.

Memorial may be made to the UNC Hospice House, 100 Roundtree Way, Pittsboro, NC 27312.

Kennedy Funeral home is honored to serve the Duncan family.

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  1. Praying for this sweet family. Amanda was a friend and former co-worker. She loved her children dearly and was so proud of them. She will be missed.

  2. Mrs. Oldham (as she was addressed when I had her) was one of my favorite teachers. She pushed her students to take responsibility for the choices they made. She has been a great influence on my own teaching and relationships with my students.- 

  3. Many joyful memories of a very special person.-  Thoughts and prayers with the family.-  May she be peaceful for evermore.

  4. Amanda was a great friend and awesome cheerleader at North Moore High School.-  It was an honor to cheer with her!!! Her smiling face will be missed greatly.- 

  5. Love and prayers for the family!! Amanda was an amazing friend and colleague at Rosman Middle School. I will miss her!!

  6. So sorry for your loss, sending prayers for all Amanda’s family! May God Bless each of you and give you comfort and peace in the days ahead.- 

  7. May the work she has done speak for her. Wishing you peace in God promise at Revelation 21:3,4 ‘He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither mourning nor outcry nor pain be any more. The former things have passed away.’

  8. A brand new angel has taken flight and is in the loving arms of our-  Lord and Savior whom she loved and served.- – 
    We shall see you again, beautiful Amanda.- – 
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  9. Jennifer Jordan (former student)
    I hope there’s ice chips in heaven for this wonderful lady to snack on. We’ll miss you!

  10. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.- 

  11. A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on April 10, 2018

    May the constant love of caring friends soften your sadness may cherished memories bring you moments of comfort may lasting peace surround your grieving heart. With love, 1 North Observation Night Shift

  12. Amanda will always have a special place in our hearts. Every friend of hers was a better person as a result of their friendship. She’s in Heaven now, and I look forward to seeing her again.

  13. There are no words to tell you how sorry we are to hear that your mother has passed, Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Please do not hesitate to call on us if you need anything in anyway.

  14. Love and Prayers for Jessica, Taylor and Morgan.-  I was so sorry to hear about your mother.-  Amanda was a very special lady and a very special friend of mine when all three of you were little.-  I will always treasure my friendship with her and all of t

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