Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Katherine Elaine “Kathy” Duke Bouchette, 65, died Saturday, October 5, 2013, at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Florence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Memorial Gardens.
Ms. Bouchette was born November 3, 1947, in Kingstree, the daughter of the late Burch and Jackie McKenzie Duke. She graduated from Kingstree High School, completed an Associate Degree at Columbia College, and retired from Farmers Telephone as a customer service representative. She enjoyed kayaking in Black River. She was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and played the piano for over 20 years. Survivors are: one daughter, Elisia T. Hodge (Gary) of Andrews; one son, Don Tisdale (Molly) of Kingstree; one brother, Graham Duke of Kingstree; and two grandsons. Memorials may be made to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 3905 Big Woods Road, Kingstree, SC 29556.