Margaret Duckworth

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Cannady Duckworth, 87, of Owensboro, passed away, Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, John Lee Duckworth. She was born on February 28, 1927 in Burns City, Indiana to the late Calvin and Hildred Waggoner Cannady and grew up in New Harmony, Indiana. She retired from Owensboro Senior High School in 1991 and was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Owensboro.
She is survived by her beloved sisters, Louise Smiley (Elmo) of Michigan, and Gail Zink (Jerry) of North Carolina; two daughters, Gail Prewitt (Ben) of Kentucky and Sue Guier (David) of Texas; two grandsons, Aaron and Daniel (Leslie) Guier of Texas; and many treasured nieces and nephews.
Services will be 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Chapel of Rosehill Cemetery, with burial to follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at James H. Davis Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be sent to Zion United Church of Christ, 625 Allen Street, Owensboro, KY 42303, 270-683-3831.
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