MORGANTON-Hattie H. Duckworth, 90, of Morganton, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Born in Maryville, Tenn., on April 27, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Garfield Allen Hamby and Myra Linda Stewart Hamby. Hattie was a member of Southside Baptist Church. She retired in 1980 from Broughton Hospital after 30 years of employment.
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A loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Hattie is survived by her daughter, Paula Smith and husband James of Morganton; grandchildren, Kimberly Turbyfill and husband Tim, Jason Smith and wife Crystal, Tabitha Smith, Allen Smith and wife Tonya, and Cindy Lumpkin and husband James; and twelve great-grandchildren, Christopher Lumpkin, Tiffany Lumpkin, Taylor Smith, Gavin Smith, Cameron Smith, Summer Smith, Dylan Smith, Kayla Smith, Brittany Turbyfill, Katie Smith, Aaliyah Smith, and Nathaniel Smith; and a sister, Dora Mae Beshears of Shelby.
In addition to her parents, Hattie was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Eugene Duckworth; and five brothers, Lloyd, Claude, Jake, Roy, and Leonard Hamby.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center. At other times, the family will be at the residence.
Graveside Service: 3 p.m. Saturday at Burke Memorial Park
Officiated By: The Rev. Clyde Buckner
Funeral Home: Sossoman Funeral Home is serving the family
Online Condolences: www.sossomanfuneralservice.com
Sossoman Funeral Home
1011 South Sterling Street Morganton, NC 28655
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 21, 2012