Mrs. Betty H. Duckworth, age 91, wife of Mr. Gerald M. Duckworth, passed away January 8, 2023 at her residence following an illness. Mrs. Duckworth was born February 22, 1931, a daughter of the late Joseph P. Holt and the late Julia Pruitt Holt. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Duckworth was predeceased by one daughter: Julie Johnson. Mrs. Duckworth is survived by her husband: Gerald M. Duckworth of the home; two sons: Freddie Lanford Jr. (Nancy) and Greg Duckworth (Shannon); two daughters: Susan Lewis (Mike) and Stephanie Stansel (Adam); one son in law: Truman Johnson; seven grandchildren: Paulette Johnson (Robert), Rett Johnson (Heather), Beth Lanford Lay (Gordon), Jill Susan Sanford (Shane), Cooper Stansel, Madison Stansel and Avery Stansel; and five great grandchildren: Maddie Grace Johnson, Conner Everett Johnson, Macy Grier Johnson, Grant Lay, and Drew Lay. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Johnson Funeral Home from 2:00-4:00 PM. No other services are planned at this time. Memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 28105, www.stjude.org. or to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals, www.aspca.org.
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
424 E. 92nd St, New York NY 10128-6804
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105