Wilma Laverne Duckworth, 98, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Friday, October 11, 2013 in Mt. Vernon, IN. She was born September 29, 1915 in Black Township, IN to Earl and Ethel (Wood) Loehr.
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Wilma graduated from Mt. Vernon Senior High School with the class of 1933. She had worked at Mode O' Day Clothing Store, the Exylon Clothing Factory, and Lord Dress Shop. Wilma enjoyed sewing, reading, and working jig saw puzzles.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Kenneth Duckworth; sister, Marie Thomas; brother, William Beuford Loehr; son-in-law George Bud Robinson.
She is survived by her daughter, Beth Ann Robinson; son, David E. (Darlene) Duckworth; sister, Janice McLeod; five grandchildren, Lori (Steve) Holder, Keith (Melinda) Robinson, Jeff (Marsha) Robinson, Devon Duckworth, Drew Duckworth; and six great-grandchildren, Taylor (Josh) Wagner, Izaac, Hollie, and Jake Robinson, Luke and Kyle Holder; and niece and nephew.
Services will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Schneider Funeral Home 512 Main St. Mt. Vernon, IN with Rev. Nancy Johnston officiating and burial to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm Monday, October 14, 2013 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com
Schneider Funeral Home - Mt. Vernon
512 Main St.
Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
Published in Mount Vernon Democrat on Oct. 16, 2013