Myra Duckworth
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Myra Duckworth, 72, of Metropolis, died Monday, May 21, 2012 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.

Survivors include her husband of over 54 years, Paul Duckworth; one daughter, Sonya Knoch of Park Forest; one son, Max Duckworth of Rochester, Minn.; three grandchildren; William Knoch of Chicago, Rachel Knoch of North Brook and Corey Duckworth and his wife Julia of Ft. Benning, Ga.; three great-grandchildren, Angelina Knoch and Rocky Wistafke, both of North Brook, and Dylan Hall of Chicago Heights; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil “Shorty” and Freda Hall Babb; five brothers, C.O. Babb, Donald Babb, Thomas Babb, Roy Babb and Robert Babb; three sisters, Laverne Roberts, Audrey Glass and Iona Hudson; and one infant sister.

There was no funeral service. Visitation was held Saturday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4503 West DeYoung St., Suite 200C, Marion, IL, 62959; or American Lung Association of Illinois, Southern Illinois Region, 3000 Kelley Land, Springfield, IL 62711.
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