Couples: The Duncans

HER   Sharon Duncan

Where did you grow up: Fort Smith.

Education: Southside High School in Fort Smith; Central Baptist College.

Job: Mortgage department manager and mortgage loan officer at First Service Bank.

Parents: Jim and Mildred Lambright of Greenbrier.

Church activities: Organist at Springhill Baptist Church.

Hobbies/special interests: Playing the piano and traveling.
How would you describe yourself: Hardworking and motivated to be the best that I can be at whatever I am doing.

Favorite restaurant in the 501: Pasta Grill in Downtown Conway.
Most enjoyed weekend activity: Weekly Friday night “get-together” with some of our closest friends and just relaxing around the house.
Favorite quote: “Sometimes you are delayed where you are because God knows there’s a storm where you are headed.” — Unknown
What do you love about living in the 501: Small hometown atmosphere and the friendliness of the people.

HIM   Lanny Duncan

Where did you grow up: Bragg City, Mo.

Education: Kennett High School, Kennett, Mo.; Central Baptist College and the University of Central Arkansas.

Job: Church administrator at Springhill Baptist Church.

Parents: Clyde and Villie Duncan of Bragg City, Mo.

Church activities: Young Adult Sunday school teacher.

Hobbies/special interests: All kinds of sports and traveling.
How would you describe yourself: Fun loving, a people person and family man.

Favorite restaurant in the 501: MarketPlace Grill.

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Relaxing at home and working in the yard.

Favorite quote: “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” — Babe Ruth

What do you love about living in the 501: The beauty of this area and the people.


City: Greenbrier.

How we met: We met while attending Central Baptist College.

The proposal: Nothing dramatic. We just started talking about getting married and both knew that’s what we wanted.

Wedding bells: Sept. 3, 1977, at Mount Olive Baptist Church in Guy.

Children: Katie Duncan Patrom (and husband, Jon) and Stephanie Duncan.

Pets: Our “granddogs” Sophie (Stephanie’s peek-a-poo) and Annabelle (Katie and Jon’s bassett hound). We don’t use the “dog” word. Neither one of them has a clue they’re a dog!

Family activities enjoyed together: Traveling and spending time with our family and “granddogs.”

More information: Before going to work full time for First Service Bank in 2003, Sharon taught piano lessons for 26 years. Lanny worked at Hambuchen Home Furnishings for 34 years before becoming the church administrator for Springhill Baptist Church.