Pauline Kennedy Duckworth, 93, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Stanley Total Living Center, Stanley with her loving family by her side. Mrs. Duckworth was a native of Gaston County and was the daughter of the late John Robert and Tine Clark Kennedy.
Mrs. Duckworth was a member of First United Methodist Church, Mt. Holly.
Mrs. Duckworth is survived by one son, Larry Duckworth and wife Judy of Stanley; Daughter-in-law, Clementine Duckworth of Memphis, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Dana Holland and husband Jason of Bessemer City, Debbie Ross and husband Ronald of Stanley, Alan Duckworth and wife Courtney of Memphis, Tennessee, Chad Duckworth and wife Tara of Bartlett, Tennessee, Graden Duckworth of Memphis, Tennessee; six great grandchildren, Tyler Ross, Nickie Puckett and husband Ross of Stanley, Dalton Holland, Kolby Holland of Bessemer City, Graden Miller Duckworth, Carolina Duckworth of Bartlett, Tennessee, one great, great grandson, Kaiden Lang of Stanley.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday at Carothers Funeral Home, 412 South Main Street, Stanley.
Funeral services will be 3:00 p. m. Friday at Carothers Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tony Fulbright officiating.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Gardens, Mt. Holly.
Mrs. Duckworth was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 50 years, Claude G. Duckworth; son, Robert Duckworth; two sisters, Grace Gardner, Bonnie Bateman; seven brothers, John Junior Kennedy, Will Kennedy, Albert Kennedy, Avery C. Kennedy, Gene Kennedy, Hazel Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10001.
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com;
Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley is serving the Duckworth family.