DEXTER -- Verna Susie Duckworth, 86, died May 23, 2005, at Crowley Ridge Care Center.
Born Aug. 27, 1918, in Bernie, daughter of the late Harvey "Lum" and Ester Markham Escue, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter and a homemaker.
On Oct. 28, 1932, at Dexter, she married Earl "Tump" Duckworth who preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1991.
One brother, J.L. Escue; and one granddaughter, Dilynn Derengowski, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons, Glen Duckworth of Dexter and Kenneth Duckworth of Flint, Mich.; two grandchildren, Regina Duckworth of Jackson and Bryan Duckworth of Flint; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Clifford Wray will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.