ATHENS - Frances Willoughby Duckworth, 92, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014.
Born in Madison County on March 9, 1922, she was of the Baptist denomination. Frances was preceded in death by her first husband, Clarence Willoughby, who was the father of her five children; a daughter, Jean White; granddaughters, Rita Bullock and Jodi Torres; grandsons, Tim Hughes, Joe Hughes, and Jere White; and her second husband, Sam Duckworth.
Survivors include children, Irene Bullock, Danielsville, Patsy and Ted Hughes, Oglethorpe County, Joyce Smith, Lavonia, and Charles Willoughby, Hull; grandchildren, Dennis Bullock, Mark Bullock, Roger Bullock, Jimmy White, John White, Jeffery White, Suzanne Gomez, Lisa Bolin, Kim Stowe, Ginger Pitts, Stephen Smith, Stephanie Willoughby, and Ashley Willoughby; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; brother, Jimmy Stewart, Texas; and sister, Ruth Human, Athens.
Graveside services were held Sunday, May 4, at Thomas Family Cemetery, Smithonia, in Oglethorpe County.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, was in charge of arrangements.