It is with deep sadness that we report the news of the death of Duane Witherspoon.
He will be greatly missed by his family & friends. We give thanks for Duane's life.
Duane Witherspoon - Passed away 1-13-2018
Services for Duane Witherspoon
A local memorial service is planned for,
Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Zion Baptist Church
621 Elwood Avenue North. (Olson Memorial Hwy. & James Avenue)
Zion Baptist Church - Click the photo for more Info.
Witherspoon, Duane Jerome. Sr. Age 69 of Minneapolis, passed away Jan 13, 2018. He will be missed by his wife, Sarah, children, Roger, Olecia, Latisha, Diane (Jeterric), and Duane Jr. (Amy), and other relatives and loving friends. His Homegoing Celebration will be Feb 17, 2018 at Zion Baptist Church (621 Elwood Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411) from 1-3pm.
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Diane was the twin of Duane, they lived together in Vegas. I am her oldest sister.(Juan) She was the sister of Pat, Eleanor, Gloria,.Shirley,Harvey and Nell;part of the singing Spoons.She is missed by her children, grandchildren and great grand child.; many friends and supporters around the world. She was blest to be strong and determined. She will be greatly missed by family especially because of her pleasant personality and clear, melodious trained voice. I miss talking to you Di-love you much, Wannie.
Cousin Sadie Richie
Truly sorry to hear of Diane's passing. May the Blessings and Grace of GOD be with all of you and comfort you at this time and always.
Donna Merchant Lehtinen
so sorry for your loss. growing up with duane and dee dee from grant to north was special because of our wonderful friendship. what a talented lady,and twin.
Spoon I cant beleive your gone we talked in dec I wish we could of got together one more time. We have all missed you at the U of M. I love you man! Mitch and Dina.
My dad. I love you so much! I can't believe that I'm writing this. I was your Precious (you often said that in a Gulom, Lord of The Rings voice). You are my hero. I can call you, and you would have so many encouraging words... even when you needed them yourself. I appreciate everything you have done for me and my siblings. Every memory, and tradition I have with my own little family, I got from you. I thank you for becoming a role model for my husband, and for being a AWESOME grandpa to my kids. Judah Duane, as you called him misses you a lot. Ryann yells "baba" (grandpa) everytime she sees your picture. They love you so much! I love yo
@Precious. Speaking of our "little Precious", Ryann posted before I was done :). Anyway, that's all for now. I sure do love you!
Your baby girl.
"One of the greatest gifts I’ve ever gotten come from God I call him Daddy"
Rest in peace my old Grant School Alum.
B Baby- Tina
I had to redo this sorry.
B Baby- Tina
Dad, never thought I would find myself submitting a post on your obituary, but here goes. I love you this much with my arms outstretched, the warmth of your hugs, your voice and your scent. The songs you would sing the lessons you'd share the popcorn you'd make and the waves in your hair. I'm grateful that you took the time to show me things that I otherwise wouldn't find, but most of all I thank you for Sharing your love, faith and joy in Christ Jesus I miss you but ill see you later.
As well as sharing your love for music.
Yesterday Click to play!
From our Music Index
From our Music Index
I love the Lord Jesus Christ
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Duane J. Witherspoon
Duane J. Witherspoon
Thanks for stopping by today...
Duane Witherspoon - part 2
North High Teacher sees double: In the class of '66
Studied Office and Computer Skills at MRC Traning Center/Minneapolis,Mn
Duane Witherspoon - August 18th, 2016
Duane Witherspoon April 2016 - poon back in the day(20 yrs ago) and Spoon today. To God be the Glory!
Oscar Peterson - C Jam Blues
Duane Witherspoon - November 4, 2015
How ya like me now? smile emoticon this Vegas is alright. What? Why can't I have Rolls Royce ?
April 3rd, 2016
Harvey & Duane Witherspoon
Me and my only Brother, the "Right Rev.Dr Harvey D Withetspoon Jr". :-). He received his Doctorate Degree last Saturday,and this Saturday he turns 71,but if ya know him you'd never guess it. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" again Revman! Love and appreciate you a bunch.
Minneapolis North High - 1964
August 27th, 2011
Duane J. Witherspoon 2011
Linda Ruggles, Duane Witherspoon & Eileen Braker
Ron Hunter, Barbara McGee, Mary Rivers, Sandra McGee, Gloria Reess, Steven Sudduth, Marion "Sonny" Thibodeaux, Duane Witherspoon & James Marshall
Julianna Parrazzo-Ray & Duane Witherspoon
Ron Hunter, Betty Ansel, James Marshall, Jeffrey Ansel, Duane Witherspoon, Barbara McGee, Sandra McGee, Mary Rivers,Gloria Reess, Marion "Sonny" Thibodeaux & Steven Sudduth
I was at the Reunion and it was real nice to see people I hadn't seen in years.If it is God's will I'll be at the "50" year one.I pray Health,Peace,Joy and God's Love for all my classmates.And Floyd you and Linda have done a Great job on this website..Thank you.I know I don't have the money to buy anything,but I'd like to come over and browse your shop someday. Duane J Witherspoon Sr
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Diane was the twin of Duane, they lived together in Vegas. I am her oldest sister.(Juan) She was the sister of Pat, Eleanor, Gloria,.Shirley,Harvey and Nell;part of the singing Spoons.She is missed by her children, grandchildren and great grand child.; many friends and supporters around the world. She was blest to be strong and determined.
She will be greatly missed by family especially because of her pleasant personality and clear, melodious trained voice. I miss talking to you Di-love you much, Wannie.