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Leona Duckworth

Monday, February 26, 2007

SIKESTON -- Leona M. Duckworth, 93, died Feb. 25, 2007, at the Clearview Nursing Center.

Born April 9, 1913, in Dogwood, she was the daughter of the late Allen Wilson and Amelia Ann Kyle Marchbanks.

On July 8, 1950, she married Robert H. Duckworth who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one son, Larry Gene Davis of Sikeston; and three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one son, Donald Ray Davis; one brother, Fred L. Marchbanks; and four sisters, Lola Marie Butrum, Bessie Marchbanks, Junita Marchbanks and Lela May Patrick.

Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Her son, the Rev. Larry Davis, pastor of Trinity Gospel Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.