Mrs. Duckett died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, following an extended illness.
Born April 12, 1945, in Habersham County, she was the ninth child of the late Ben R. Brady and Ella Farmer Brady Fricks. In addition to her parents, 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 was a very loving mother, grandmother and sister. She was a member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include her 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 of Orange Park, Fla., Lurlene Hart of Alto, Christine Blair of Mt. Airy, Geraldine (Andrew) Cragg of Starke, Fla., Mamie (Ron) Arrendale of Clarkesville; sister-in-law, Virginia Brady of Mt. Airy; brother-in-law, David Duckett of the Hollingsworth Community; sister-in-law, Debbie (Tommy) White of the Rock Springs Community. She is also survived by 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.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to NE Georgia Hospice, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Ste. 222, Gainesville, GA 30501; or the Hazel Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 243 Hazel Creek Church Road, Mt. Airy, GA 30563
An online guest register is available and can be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, June 27, 2014