Evelyn Newman Duckenfield, 81, was a teacher and a school administrator in Washington, DC for 40 years. She was predeceased by her late husband, Thomas A. Duckenfield, Esq. (former Vice President and General Manager of Washington Gas).
She is survived by her loving sons Thomas A. Duckenfield III (Lynnette), David A. Duckenfield (Claudia), and Major Pace A. Duckenfield (Tracey); four sisters Eleanor, Rhonda, Sharon, and Nadja; six grandchildren Diego, Santiago, Catherine, Thomas IV, Kendall, and Quinn; adored Godson Nathaniel “Hank” Speights, and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial gifts be made to Zion Baptist Church Diaconate Fund (https://ziondc.org/give/) or to The Washington National Cathedral (https:// https://cathedral.org/donate/memorial-honor-gifts/).
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