HOLLINGSWORTH COMMUNITY - Betty Ann Brady Duckett, 69, Banks County, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, following an extended illness.
She was born on April 12, 1945, in Habersham County, the ninth child of the late Ben R. Brady and Ella Farmer Brady Fricks. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Duckett; brothers, Eugene (Buck), James, and Carson Brady. She was a homemaker who really enjoyed gardening and her flowers. Mrs. Duckett was always lending a hand to anyone in need and a very loving mother, grandmother and sister. She was a member of the Hazel Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-laws, Timmy and Michelle Duckett and Phillip and Kim Duckett, all of the Hollingsworth Community; five precious grandchildren, Ethan, Brittani, Taylor, Ben and Julie Duckett, also of the Hollingsworth Community; sisters, Irene Parker, Orange Park, Fla., Lurlene Hart, Alto, Christine Blair, Mt. Airy, Geraldine (Andrew) Cragg, Starke, Fla., and Mamie (Ron) Arrendale, Clarkesville; sister-in-law, Virginia Brady, Mt. Airy; brother-in-law, David Duckett, Hollingsworth Community; sister-in-law Debbie (Tommy) White, Rock Springs Community; and several nieces, nephews and numerous cousins.
The family would also like to offer a special thanks to Hospice of Northeast Georgia, especially Caren Gahring and Ajia Wilson, and also special caregivers, Geraldine Mason, Dianne Tyra, and Melanie Nelms.
A celebration of Mrs. Duckett’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 27, at Hazel Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Billy Burrell and Trent Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with the Rev. Jason Arrowood officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday June 26, at the funeral home. The family is at the residence.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Northeast Georgia Hospice, 2150 Limestone Pkwy., Ste. 222, Gainesville, GA 30501, or the Hazel Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 243 Hazel Creek Church Rd., Mt. Airy, GA 30563
An online guest register is available and can be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.