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Lexi Duncan

Oct 4th, 1993 - Mar 15th, 2021

There will be no public ceremony. 

 

   Lexi Darlene Duncan, 27, of Clay City, Illinois, lost her battle with drug addiction on Monday, March 15, 2021, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  Lexi had expressed her desire to be an organ donor, and her wish was remembered and granted.  Because of this, three other individuals were given the gift of life, helping bring comfort and peace to those who loved her.

   Lexi was born October 4, 1993, in Centralia, the daughter of Ashley (Phillips) Strausbaugh.  She was a graduate of Clay City High school and attended Olney Community College.  Lexi’s love of cooking and baking brought much joy to her friends and family.  This was especially true when she made pies with a homemade crust from the recipe which had been passed down by her great-grandmother, Lois, who had also taught her how to sew.  As Lexi’s sewing skills advanced, she began to personalize her work with a unique and creative style.  Lexi’s compassionate and caring heart led her to serve as a caregiver for seniors.

   Lexi is survived by her mother and stepfather: Ashley and Travis Strausbaugh; her sisters: Lacey Weller, Livey Bumgarner, and Kayhla Haller; her aunt: Kelley (Aaron) Billiot; grandparents: Earl and Sherry Phillips; and nieces: Vylet Esparza, Eriella Haller, and Amena Haller.  She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents: Jack and Lois Sharp and her stepfather: Lowell “Bum” Bumgarner.

   There will be no public ceremony.  The family wishes to acknowledge your kind and loving thoughts and gestures of sympathy.  Memorial donations are suggested to assist the family with final expenses, and these will be accepted through Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  To share a condolence or memory, visit: www.frankandbright.com

 

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Patsy Norris Prosser

March 17th

I am very sorry for your loss. Lexi was a sweet soul with a lovely personality.

Kayhla Haller

March 17th

I love forever sweet sister u will truly be missed.

Lisa Welch

March 17th

You all are in my thoughts and prayers, she was a free spirt who touched many lives.

DJ Baker

March 17th

I am so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers to the family. Lexi was a great young lady. She babysit my daughter for a long time and Lexi was looked upon as an older sister by my daughter.

Cindy Tatman

March 17th

I am so very sorry for the great loss you have endured. May the Good Lord wrap his loving arms around you to comfort you during the difficult times ahead. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers

Bobbie Haizlip

March 17th

Heaven has gained a very talented and special angel to know her is to love her she lights up a room and will very much missed prays for Family and friends

Linda Pruitt

March 17th

I'm so saddened to hear this. Lexi was a beautiful, very sweet girl. I remember her well coming into my shop and visiting me years back when she was in high school. I pray God comforts each one of your family through this time.

Rhonda Evans

March 17th

So Sorry for your loss!

Squid

March 18th

Be at peace, Lexi. You were such a special person not only to me but to Eli. I’m grateful for the good times I do have to hold onto until next time. Love and miss you always.

Missy Patton

March 18th

Ashley and Lacey I am so sorry to hear this. I personally know that there isn't any words that can take this pain from your broken heart. Lexie is a beautiful person both inside and out and will be greatly missed!! I love you both. Missy

Sarah Bute

March 18th

I’m so sorry for your loss, my heart aches for Lexi. Such a beautiful soul lost. I will always carry with me the fond memories of our travels and time spent in my kitchen. She’s at peace now.

Connie L Pieplow

March 18th

Sorry for your loss, prayers for the families peace & comfort.

Devon Boose

March 17th

Ashley & family, so sorry for your loss of Lexi. My thoughts & prayers are with you.

Sharon David

March 18th

My heart breaks for Ashley and the rest of the family. I pray for comfort for Lexi and for her family.

Your Aunt Bethie

March 18th

I will not forget one moment i had with you. I love you so very much, until we meet again. Love Always Your Aunt Bethie

Ashley and Cheryl family's

March 18th

Can't tell you how bad l feel for you all. So sorry for your loss.

Phillip Esposito

March 18th

Very sorry,for your loss.

Bev Britton

March 18th

So very sorry for your loss Ashley. My thoughts & prayers go out to you & your family.

Tonya Wimberly

March 18th

My thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. Lexi will always be remembered in my eyes as the beautiful, bubbly girl that I was privileged enough to know and work with at Casey's. She definitely was a free spirit, fly high sweet girl!

Jacquie Young Griffith Cooper

March 18th

I'm so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for all.

Patsy Norris Prosser

March 18th

I am very sorry for your loss. Lexi was a sweet soul with a lovely personality.

Kayla Harkey

March 20th

I haven’t seen you in so long. I’m sorry that I didn’t get a chance to tell you I missed you! Fly high! My sincere condolences to the family!

Peggy Shroyer Leigh

March 19th

Oh Lexi. You're gonna be so missed by many an especially your family. I'll cherish your memories forever. I always loved chatting with you and watching the expressions on your face. Fly high baby girl. Prayers continue to your family and friends. ❤️

Eric and Lisa Stanley

March 18th

Thinking of you Ashley and your family during such a difficult time in your lives. Our hearts are hurting for you all. May God grant you peace and comfort your hearts.

Shelly Phegley

March 18th

I am so very sorry. I'll always remember Lexi's laugh and sense of humor. She often worked in the concession stand with me just to help out and lighten the load. I am sorry that she struggled so mightily in her young life against addiction and the accompanying sadness She was loved very much by friends, teachers, and family.

Connie Spitzner

March 18th

Oh Lexi..I am not surprised that you are a donor. God bless you. Such a sweet, sweet spirit. Fly high baby girl.

Kathy Valenzuela

March 18th

I am very sorry for your loss. May the lord send you comfort.

Sarah Nibert

March 18th

R.I.P. You will be missed, but never forgotten.

The Keen family

March 18th

We are so sorry to hear this. We all are praying that you will get through this and know the Lord is with you. He will help you through your grieving, He is with us always. We all love you so much you are a big part of our family. If there is anything we can do, just call or message us. I hope your family is gathered together at this time. There is nothing like our loved ones to help us and share a shoulder for you all to lean on, Love you all , Judy Keen. ,

Lacey

March 18th

Rest In Peace little sister.. see u on the other side.. unbelievable.

Crystal Fulk

March 18th

So sorry to this she was a loving person always had a smile prayers to family

Fran Tolliver

March 18th

My sincere sympathy for your loss. Thank you for your transparency about the battle she was fighting. Lifting you in prayers.

Dee McGehee

March 18th

So sorry for your loss. It is amazing that she helped other people!

Steve & Misty( Wiegel) Wheeler

March 18th

Ashley, Earl, Sherry and rest of the family and friends we are so sorry to hear about Lexi. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.. Hugs!!!

Clay City United Methodist Church

March 18th

Earl and Sherry we are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Jack n Jenny Osborn

March 18th

Sherry n Earl, we are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of your family.

Libby Eastin

March 19th

Lexi was in alot of the same classes with me after she moved to Clay City. She always baked cookies or muffins or other goodies for her friends. She had such a unique personality and wasn't afraid to be herself! She was down to earth and talked to everyone. Love and prayers for the family. She will always be remembered for her bright white smile, and for always making the people around her laugh. 💔

Megan Harvel

March 19th

Lexi, was one of the most beautiful souls I have ever had the privilege of knowing. She was my very first friend in clay city highschool, and we remained friends all these years after. Although we lost touch for a little while, she was still so dear to my heart. I am thankful, she randomly visited me a couple of months ago. We picked up right where we left off. She was always one of the truest friends I have ever had. I will forever cherish the memories we have together. 💔

Sue Lindeman

March 19th

So sorry Ashley and family. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Eber

March 19th

Rest in pece lexi always be remembered

Tyra Glass

March 20th

I am so very sorry for your loss! We are thinking of you all!

Shelly wilkins

March 21st

She was such a sweet girl. She will forever be missed.

March 24th

So sorry for your loss

Jeanie Beal

March 23rd

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God bring you some peace and comfort during this difficult time. RIP Lexi.

Kaitlyn Oliver

March 24th

Lexi, my friend, you are greatly missed by the girls and I. I hung the painting you and Laken made on the wall. We love you!

 

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