Luvene Duckworth

Tuesday, August 8, 2006

DONGOLA, Ill. -- Luvene Duckworth, 80, of Dongola died Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006, at the home of a son in Dongola.

She was born Aug. 19, 1925, in Salem, Ky., daughter of Duke and Leona Lloyd Long. She and Justus Duckworth were married Oct. 2, 1939.

Duckworth was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; four sons, James and Robert Duckworth of Anna, Ill., Thomas and Donnie Duckworth of Dongola; two daughters, Betty Dowell of Jonesboro, Ill., Pamela Virgil of Buncombe, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; half brothers and a half sister, all in Kentucky.

Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Meisenheimer Cemetery.