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 John Edgar Duckworth

John Edgar Duckworth

Coffee County, Tennessee, USA
Death 4 Apr 1960 (aged 81)
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Burial Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 101240270 · View Source
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Funeral Rites Conducted Here Wednesday For John E. Duckworth, 81 --

Funeral services for John Edgar Duckworth, 81, retired railroad section foreman, of Birmingham, Alabama, formerly of Fayetteville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Higgins Funeral Home.

Rev. Fletcher C. Anderson officiated. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Duckworth died of a heart attack Sunday while walking down a street in Birmingham.

Born in Coffee County, he was the son of the late Enoch G. and Nancy Epps Duckworth. He lived in Fayetteville until eight years ago, when he moved to Birmingham. He worked 55 years with the N. C. and St. L. Railroad Co., 47 of which were spent in Fayetteville. He had been retired since 1952. His wife, Nancy Hodge Duckworth, died in 1945.

Survivors include one son, Gordon Lee Duckworth of Birmingham; one brother, Dan T. Duckworth of Memphis, Tennessee; one sister, Mrs. A. G. Barton, Normandy, Tennessee.

Lincoln County News
Fayetteville, Tennesssee
Thursday, April 7, 1960

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101240270
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Edgar Duckworth (11 Jan 1879–4 Apr 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101240270, citing Riverview Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Michael Pitcock (contributor 47897217) .