Denise Yvette Duncan Evans transitioned peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in her home on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Denise was the first of five children born to the late Leroy Duncan, Jr. and Gwendolyn Pittman Duncan in the suburbs Chicago, IL on September 13, 1953. Denise received her formal education in Chicago, IL graduating from Thornton Township High School. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and Media at Western Illinois University, Class of 1979. Denise loved the Lord and confessed her belief in Christ at an early age. Later in life after moving to San Antonio, she united with Livingway Christian Church under the leadership of Pastor Steve Fender. She was a faithful member until COVID-19 precautions caused her to worship from home. Denise was employed as an Executive Assistant at Ella Austin Community Center for over 20 years retiring on May 31, 2020. There she was a productive and essential resource in the community and loved helping people in need. She was well liked by all and will be remembered for her warm and friendly smile. Denise loved her family and enjoyed cooking delicious meals for them. She was the loving and caring caregiver of her dear mother. Denise was preceded in death by her son Darren Andrew Duncan; father Leroy Duncan, Jr.; paternal and maternal grandparents; and nephew Marshón Keith Duncan. She leaves to cherish her memory, two daughters Sherice Nicole Duncan, Dallas, TX, and Breanna Nadeen Duncan, Atlanta, GA; one step-son, Timothy Evans, Dallas, TX.; one grandson, Dyvaryn Hubbard; a devoted mother Gwendolyn Duncan; two brothers, Kurt Duncan (Jennifer), Houston, TX, and Aaron Duncan (Felicia), Tucson, AZ.; two sisters, Gail Duncan Ross (Ray) Columbia, MD, and Arlette Krystal Duncan; a sister in Christ, Sheila Meadows; nephews, nieces, cousins, and a host of other loving relatives and close friends.

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  1. My friend, you were 3 years older than me 😳 absolutely gorgeous/ just down right FINE! It’s been a long time since you met me, Kenneth Younger at my BBQ restaurant on Walters St. You always had a kind heart for people especially family. From all the Soldiers stationed in SAT we appreciated the holiday dinner invites. Love you…(Hallelujah moment)but God and to your Mother anything needed just ask, HugX2 💕 Soldier 4theLord (legally changed 16+yrs ago)

  2. Sending our love and sympathy to you at this time of loss. May God keep you and comfort you during this time.

  3. My family, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Denise when she was little. Gwen and LeRoy would bring their family to our house and visit with Uncle Pitt, my mother, and us kids. I love you all and I’m here for you.

  4. I am so sorry to learn of your loss and am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. May the God of all comfort, comfort you and give you peace. You have my deepest sympathy, Chanda Corbett

  5. I met Denise in Cedar Hill, Texas in church. Over the years, she moved to San Antonio and I moved to Colorado Springs. We remained friends and have shared both happy and trying times I will miss Denise. I pray for her children and family. I extend my condolences to you and to my friend, Rest in Heaven.

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Can’t believe that Denise is gone! Love and Peace to the family. Cousins: Shirley Jones & Linda Samuels

  7. Breanna and Family, Praying Gods strength and comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Belinda Whitby and Lorise Wilson are so sorry for your loss. Denise was always sharing new business ideas with me and I am going to miss her and our conversations.

  9. Our Prayers and Consolences go out to our Cousin and Niece Denise, and her Loved Ones at this time of sorrow. She will forever be in our hearts and memories and will be missed by many. Versa, Henry, Shawn, Micheal and Fe Brown

  10. I’m sorry for the loss of Denise. She was a kind soul and friend. I didn’t know her super well, but in my interactions with her through the Carters, I got a taste of just how funny and fun, warm and loving she could be. You will be dearly missed on this side of earth. Until we see you again, yes even hear your warm and exuberant laugh. May God comfort friends and family in this sad and difficult hour. With love – Jarren.

  11. We would like to send our condolences and deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time.

  12. Denise and I build many good memories, sharing laughter, sorrow, and joy, working together for over twenty years! She would always share her strong faith in God and the love for her family. My sincere condolences to her family. I pray God grant you comfort, strength and peace during these moments of sorrow.

  13. Met Ms Denise a few years ago through her daughter, Sherice. May her soul rest peacefully through our Lord and Savior, Jesus.

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