PORTAGEVILLE - Herman Vernon Duckworth, 80, died July 3, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti.
Born Feb. 22, 1923, in Portageville, he was the son of the late Charles and Corda Whitley Duckworth. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
On March 10, 1978, in Lilbourn, he married Lily Finley Young who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two stepdaughters, Gale Bethel and Rosemary Williams of Scott City; and three stepgrandchildren.
Two stepsons, one brother and five sisters preceded him in death.
Visitation begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at DeLisle Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.