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Cheryl "Glee" Duckworth

June 5, 1944 — November 14, 2022


Cheryl Glee Duckworth, 78, of Kahoka, passed away peacefully at 9:00 pm on Monday,
November 14, 2022, at her home.

She was born on June 5, 1944, in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of the late Floyd & Carrel
Viola (Stewart) Howell. Glee married R.C. “Sonny” Duckworth on December 1, 1963, at
the First Baptist Church of Kahoka. R.C. preceded her in death on September 13, 2010.
Glee and R.C. managed the C.A.R.E. Roller Rink in Kahoka for several years together.
Glee was an optometrist’s assistant for several different area optometrists. She was
also a teacher’s aide at Shiloh Christian School for a few years.

Glee enjoyed embroidery and crocheting, making blankets for loved ones, watching
westerns on television, camping on Oleo Acres, having cookouts, working with flowers,
creating floral arrangements and enjoying the outdoors. Glee loved going out to eat with
family and friends. She attended Peaksville Christian Church. Glee was a loving mother
and grandmother and loved spending time with her family; especially her grandchildren.

Glee is survived by her daughter; Bethany Duckworth of Macon, grandchildren; Ariana
Duckworth, Elias Duckworth-Butner and by a great grandson; Roman McKinstry, a
special cousin; East Burke, nieces & nephews; Tommy & Karen Baker, Kenny Baker,
Cindy Osman and Donna Hutchinson. In addition to her husband and parents, Glee was
preceded in death by three sons; Troy Scott Duckworth and Terry Shawn Duckworth
both in infancy and by Ethan Tyler Duckworth and by her brother; Gale Lee “Topper”

A visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 19 th , 2022, at
the Wilson & Triplett Funeral Home of Kahoka. A graveside service honoring Glee’s life
will be conducted immediately following the visitation at the Kahoka City Cemetery.
Pastor Shawn McAfee will officiate.

Those wishing to attend the graveside service are
asked to arrive at the funeral home prior to 2:00 pm for procession to the cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Glee are suggested to the charity of the donor’s
choice. You are invited to share your memories of Glee and leave a condolence at


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, November 19, 2022

1:00 - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Wilson & Triplett Funeral Home

975 E Main St, Kahoka, MO 63445

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Graveside Service

Saturday, November 19, 2022

2:15 - 2:45 pm (Central time)

Kahoka Cemetery, Kahoka


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