Pauline Kennedy Duckworth

February 6, 1919January 2, 2013
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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:; Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley is serving the Duckworth family.


  • Visitation Friday, January 4, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 4, 2013

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January 26, 2013

I hated to hear about Ms. Pauline passing away. She was one of my favorite residents at the nursing home. Prayers are with your family.

Kay Lanier

January 13, 2013

Sorry for the loss of your mother. Know how much you loved her. Know you have a lot of good memories because you were so good to her! Keeping all of you in our prayers for comfort from above. Love all

January 5, 2013

Sorry to hear about Aunt Pauline..My prayers are with you...James & Sandra Howard

ernestine gardner

January 5, 2013

We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow.

Alan Duckworth

January 4, 2013

She was also preceded in death by her son Robert Graden Duckworth.

jerry drumm

January 4, 2013

So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom, Larry.

January 4, 2013

Our thoughts are with you at this time. We have both been at this place and know that no words can comfort as much as the knowledge friends and family feel your loss and do care. Andy and Joann Summey